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OP GETTING GLASSES: One toby
go to a first-class optician, have your
eyes properly tested and get what you
need. The other, to go to a merchant
who keeps spectacles, make a "grab
in the bag," as it were, get a pair
that don't fit you (although it may
seem so far the moment), running the
risk of ruining your eyesight entirely
—and all for a small difference in ex
If you need the services of a good
optician, we can serve you—well and
JEWELER and OPTICIAN.
Old papers for sale at this office.
Pies—all kind^.—10 cents, at the
Ideal Bakery. 40tf
Editor Wharton made a business
trip to the cities Monday.
A. H. Vick of Lake Lillian was a
Willmar visitor Saturday.
Dr. C. E. Gerretson, dentist. Office
in Mikkelson block, Willmar. 22tf
One carload of feed ]ust in at Sund
berg's. Also good flour. 37tf
Window glass, all sizes, at Carlson
Bros. & Frost's.
Dr C. E. Gerretson, dentist. Office
in Mikkelsonblock, Willmar. 22tf
Best bread in the city at the Ideal
If you need milk or cream we solicit
your valued patronage.
35tf FERRINQ & CO.
For reliable fire insurance as cheap
as any, see B. T. Otos, in TRIBUNE
Dr. Rains was called to Raymond
the first of the week on professional
Miss Nora Kennedy, of Kerkhoven,
has been visiting Willmar friends the
Willmar, New London, Kerkhoven
and Graceville best floar at Anton
Miss Hannah Johnson has again
taken a position at Johnson's Cash
Ed. Ellingson has taken a tempo
rary position at Baklund's photo
The McLaughlin Mercantile Co. has
something of interest to bargain seek
ers in this issue.
E. A. Boyd was among the Willmar
boys who came home for a brief vaca
tion during election.
A. E. Brewer, of Minneapolis, has
taken a position as salesman at Bal
vorson's hardware store.
Miss OliveiMartineon of Smith Lake
opens a term of school this month in
Diet. No. 43, town of Lake Lillian.
"Shorty" Gamble, the old-time
printer who has been with the Argus,
has gone to Minneapolis.
P. H. Roise & Co. have inaugurated
a a#$$j£n£ eut in every department.
BsafllSSr Dissolution Sale."
Fred Skinner and family have taken
up their abode in the First ward", and
will occupy the Dewey residence.
An old gentleman by the name of
Gilbertson committed suicide near
Brooten last week.—Belgrace Trib
The Litchfield Independent got out
some very creditable souvenir pro
grams for the opera house opening in
The attention of our readers is
called to the "ad." of H. Halyor
son this week, telling about the Buck's
.. W. J. Pinney has had the founda
tion laid for a new residence on Sixth
street,, which we understand he will
build to rent.
Dr. W. E. MacLaughlin returned
Friday night from St. Paul, where be
hajl been pn professional business at
St. Luke's hospital.
C. N. Morey has resigned his place
on the Gazette force and gone to St.
Peter to take a position in the hos
pital for the insane.
Traue & Larson, the "Model" bak
ers, are rapidly pushing to the front
in the way of improvements. Read
their announcement elsewhere.
Miss Florence R. Porter is tem
porarily filling the position of pri
mary teacher in the Garfield school,
left vacant by the resignation of Miss
Editor Berghuis, of the Clara City
Herald, shook hands with Willmar
friends the:first of the week. It is
needless to say that he was jubilant
over election results.
ijjaf J» C. Forsberg, who has had charge
for some time of thephotograph gallery
,,'! at Sioux Falls, S. D., in whioh himself
and Mr. Baklund are interested, ar
TH riyed home Friday to remain for a
It is reported that Samuel Hicks
and bride were among the passengers
on the train which was wrecked near
Pipestone last Wednesday evening.
They were returning to Yankton from
their wedding trip. We have been un
able to learn as to their fate, but it is
hoped that they escaped any injuries
Invitations have been issued for the
wedding of John Thorne to Miss
Adelia Dahlberg, of the town of Col
fax. The marriage takes place at the
home of the bride's parents, Mr. and
Mro. Eric Dahlberg, on Thursday,
Nov. 22, at 3 o'clock p. m. A recep
tion will follow the ceremony.
A large number of our people as
sembled at the beautiful home of F. G.
Handy last Friday to partake of coffee
and lunch, which had been prepared
Mrs. Handy and Mrs, Sherwood
Coffee was served throughout the
afternoon and evening by the ladies
and a nice sum was realized. The
proceeds will be used by the Ladies'
Social Union for the benefit of the
Having disposed of my business i«
te'osts iit tow. I will sellgmy Real E
taU at bargain prices.
50x150, with residence, on Litchfield
Ave., next west of Cathode church.
A FINE RESIDENCE LOCATION.
150x150 with residence, on 10th St.,
northwest of Park.
FINE RESIDENCE LOCATION-EASY
RENTER AT $10.
25x150, with flat house, on Pacific
avenue, between 7th and 8th street'..
AN EASY RENTER AT flT.
These must be sold at once, and
the first reasonable offer takes any or
23tf W. D. WIGGINS.
Real Estate, Loans and Instiranee
I will loan money at low rate of in
terest and on favorable terms. Will
buy and sell real estate. Insurance
written in reliable Insurance compa
nies. SOLOMON PORTER,
52tf Willmar, Minn.
Farm for Sale.
320 acres unimproved land in Red
River Valley, three miles from Red
River,Richland county, North Dakota.
Will sell for $15 per acre, or exchange
for city property. Inquire of
MRS. MARY LARKIN,
17-tf Kandiyohi, Minn.
Notice of Dissolution of Partnership
Notice is hereby given that the co
partnership heretofore existing be
tween H. J. Halvorson and C. S. Neu
herger and doing business under the
firm name of Halvorson & Neuberger,
at Willmar, Minnesota, has this day
been dissolved by mutual consent
All accounts due and owing by said
firm will be paid by H. J. Halvorson
and all accounts due to said firm to
be paid to H. J. Halvorson.
Dated October 31, 1900.
H. J. HALVORSON,
40-3 C. S. NEUBERGER.
a 8 a
ih wood for sale, If miles north of
Spioer: sawed body wood at S3, per
cord. I want corn for 10 cords at 85c
Notice of Dissolution of Partnership.
The firm heretofore consisting of
S. E. Stansberry and Russell Spicer,
and doing business under the firm
name and style of Stansberry &
Spicer, in the retail farm machinery
and implement business, in the village
of Willmar, county of Kandiyohi, and
state of Minnesota, is this day dis
solved by mutual consent, S. E.
Stansberry having purchased the en
tire interest of Russell Spicer in said
stock, and said S. E. Stansberry will
continue the business of said firm.
All outstanding debts and liabilities
of said firm are to be settled by said
Stansberry_& Spicer, and all debts
due said firm are payable to said
Stansberry & Spicer but no future
obligations are to bind the said firm
Dated this 27th day of October, A.
STEPHEN E. STANSBERRY,
38-3 RUSSELL SPICER.
Char'ea Pay, father of S E Fay of
Raymond, died at the home of hit*
son Monday morning, Nov. 5, at
Deceased was born in New Brain
tree, Mass., Oct. 23rd, 1817, being at
theadvanced age of eighty three when
he died. In 1841 he married Miss
Emeline Bacon. In 1843 he became
converted apd joined the Methodist
church and has been a member since.
In 1857 he moved to Aft n, Minn, and
in 1890 to Roberts, where he lived un
til a short-time before his death.
A short time ago, he with his wife
who survives him, arrived in Ray
mond, to spend the winter at the home
of their son Here a paralytic stroke
took him away on the above date.
The deceased was highly respected
and beloved by all who knew him.
He leaves a wife and several children
to mourn his absence.
Nov. 12.—Too bad about the results
of the election! But let us console
ourselves in the fact that it is better
to loose in a righteous cause, than to
win in a wrong cause... .Emil and
Teokla Wallstrand gave a most
pleasant reception to a. large number
of friends Sunday evening. Excellent
refreshments were served And a de
lightful time playing innocent, yet
amusing games... Peter Westling and
Richard Johnson, of Lake Elizabeth,
galled at Norstrum's Sunday after
noon and spent the evening at Mr.
Walletrand'B....Mr. Fred W. Seger
strom*of Willmarmade a most pleasant
call at Ellas Johnson's Friday evening
... .Last Saturday the members of the
M. E church sprung a very pleasant
surprise oa their new pastor,, Rev.
Adolpn .Carliinf an^lawi^f^B-st.
John W. Swenson, the new presiding
Special from Saturday, Nov. 17
to Saturday, Nov. 24.
We will sell all our Men's Clothing at cost
of manufacture to make
room for Christmas
$ 5 Suits on sale at $3.48
Boys' Long *orduroy Pants, sizes from
12 years to 18, worth $3, on sale at $1.98 a
Men's best quality Corduroy Pants, worth
$4, on sale at $2.19 a pair.
Boys' fine Overcoats, worth $10, in Beaver
and Kersey, sizes from 8 to 16 years, your
choice at $4.39 each.
Our buyer in Chicago secured at less than
half price 150 Boys' Overcoats, sizes from 3
to 14 years, and worth $1.50, $2, $2.50 and
$3, all to be sold at this sale, your choice,
Twentv-five Boys' Overcoats, from the
same job, only 98c each.
Children's Vestee Suits, coat, vest and
pants, dark blue, trimmed with five rows of
colored braid, a pretty suit for $2, at this
sale $1 25. .v
Boys' Overcoats, long and durable, 98c.
Children's Knee Pants at 15c, 25c, 35c,
50c and up.
Men's Duck Coats from 69c to $3 50.
Children's and Boys' Knee Pants Suits at
69c, $1, $1.50, $2, $2.50, $3, $4, and $5.
Boys' strong Cotton Shirts, black and
white stripe, 19c each.
Ladies' Silver Thimbles, 2c each.
Jackson Favorite $1 Corset Waist for ten
days at 69c.
Fancy colored 50c corsets, 23c.
White Outing Flannel, 4c a yard.
WINTER IS HERE.
Are You Ready?
We have a bigger supply than ever of AIR-TIGHT HEATERS,
Stove Boards, both paper
and board backs,
Largest Line of Tinware
In the City of Willmari
Johnson's Cash Supply Ho
elder of the district, was present to speech, presented to Mr. Carlson a
make the occasion still more enjoy" handsome #60 fur coaV as a gift from
able. After an excellent dinner all Ws congregation....Miss Mary Noid
participants marched up to the church spent Saturday and Sunday at Kamdi
wfcetPBer. Swenson in Ms fluem%oliL
Just received another shipment of latest
style Dress Goods, Silk Velvets, Fur Trim
mings, Jet and Silk Allover in great vari
Gloria black Silk, double width, the most
durable silk in the market, and cheap at
$1 25, on sale at 73c a yard.
Plain color Silk Velvet, $1 quality, on
6ale at 35c a yard.
Thirty-six-inch plain and crepe Uffect,
latest style dress goods, in all the leading
colors, worth 30c, special at this sale 19c a
We have a fine assortment of Fur Trim
mings for dress trimming, in select Coney,
Hare, Angora, etc., in all colors to match
dress goods, at 10c, 20c, 25c a yard and up.
Silk Crepon and fancy colored Dress
Goods in beautiful styles, also in black,
worth $2.50, on sale at $1 98 a yard.
About ten styles of $1.25 black Crepon, all
to be sold during this sale for 69c a yard.
Heavy jet black and navy blue Cheviot,
44 inches wide, the kind tailors use for Eton
jackets, skirts, etc., strictly all-wool, real
value $1.25, on sale at 94c a yard.
Double faced Cheviots, for tailor-made
skirts, 44 inches wide, worth $1.25, at this
sale 95c a yard.
Thirty-six-inch Satin, in black and col
ored, for skirts and waists, sold in any
store for $1.50, on sale at $1.
Ladies' fine Vici Kid Shoes, obtained by
us from an eastern manufacturer at half
price. They are worth $2,
sizes in lace,
Don't forget us when you
need anything in this line,
as we can save you money.
McLaughlin Mercantile Co.
READ AND REFLECT. We are the leaders of low prices on first class mer
chandise. Note how much we save you.
and eoroe in all
We will sell them at 98c a
Our buyer in Chicago got at half price
the following lines of new shoes which were
thrown on the market, 500 pairs in all:
Men's Calf Shoes, 6 to 11, positively worth
$1.75, lace or congress, on sale at 98c a
Boys' Shoes, 2 to 5i, in Calf, the $1 50
quality, on sale at the low price of 98c a
Misses' Dongola, sizes 12i to 2, worth
$1.65, on sale at 98c a pair.
Children's Kid Shoes, sizes 3 to 5, on sale
at 25c a pair.
Ladies' Kid Shoes, lace, a good, strong
Ladies' Kid Button Shoes, sizes 3 to 4i,
on sale at 69c a pair,
Ladies' soft and flexible Kid Shoes, latest
MCLAUGHLIN MERCANTILE COMPANY.
Nov. 12 —Roads are in good travel
ing order and the young man again
turn8 to his wheel .. N. Bengtson has
erected an up-to-date corn crib.. ..
Alfred Trulson of Fahlun, transacted
business in our town last Friday. His
many friends are glad to see bim
strong and healthy again... .What
has become of our friend from Lake
Lillian? A little friend who has a
kind heart for the orphans home in
Vasa called around to secure aid for
the same last Saturday..Mr. Lahoda
is erecting a large barn. .The smiling
countenance of Fred Strandberg is at
present staying with Olof Bengston.
Fred seems to know that 1900 is no
leap year....A party of voung men
were out scouting last Sunday trying
to give game a complete routing, but
the latter suffered no defeat, however
... Republicans carried election with
some majority, but my friends don't
believe they have (hereby raised the
tombstone o'er the people's party
grave....The farmers say that they
voted the republican ticket so the said
party cannot blame the democ ate in
congress for not giving tbe government
power to devour trusts, as one of their
speakers sad in a speech in Dist. 90:
'•They want McKinley to finish up
what he has undertaken they want
to -see if the republican party is at
present what it has been in the past.
If not, they are willing to tip it over
WANTED—A Rood competent girl to
do general housework. Inquire of
Miss Gertrude Booth at the Rectory
of St. Luke's church, near the court
style, $1.50, $2, $2 50, $3, $3 50 and up, at
reduced prices at this sale.
Ladies' Flannel Lined storm Overshoes,
sold at $1 to $1.25, at this sale 79c a pair.
Ladies' warm Shoes and Slippers at 69c,
$1.25, $1 50, $1.75 and $2.
Our cloak sales this fall have been
grand successes. Our cloaks are stylish,
new and nobby, and we have been offering
them at prices never seen in this locality
before, which accounts for it. This next
cloak sale will be a hummer.
Children's fine Jackets, trimmed with
braid, cape and collar, and worth $2, at this
sale all sizes for $1 39 each.
Ladies' elegant genuine Marten Collar
ettes, worth $25 to $30, at this special sale
New style Boas, genuine Marten, in brown
and black, with 8 Marten tails, worth $15 to
$20, at this sale $10 each.
Ladies' Kersey and Beaver Jackets, lined,
with storm collar, worth $5, $6, $7, your
choice for $3 98
Ladies' Kersey Jacket, silk lined, with'
storm collar, and cheap at $7, on sale at
Electric Seal Capes, silk lined, 36 inches
long, with wide sweep, regular $25 garment,
on 8 ale at $15.
Ladies' and Children's fine line of Muffs
and Sets, from 59c and up
Electric Seal Cape with fine Astrakhan
trimmed collar, heavy satin lined, worth $25,
Very Heavy Electric Seal Cloaks with
strong, durable lining, 46 inches long and
cheap at $45, on sale for ten days at $29.
Electric Sealskin Jacket, fine Skinner
satin lined, an elegant garment, worth $50,
on sale at $29.
Elegant assortment of Children's Jackets
in plain and fancy goods, in blue, brown,
red, green, wine color, etc at $1.50, $2,
$2 50, $3 and up.
Best Astrakhan Jackets, 30 inches long
and lined with heavy Skinner satin, posi
tively worth $45 to $50, on sale for ten days
at $32.50 each.
Children's Sets, Muffs and Collars, worth
$1, at tnis sale 59c a set.
Ladies' nobby Jacket, lined all through
with heavy silk or satin, in Kersey, Whip
cord, Vicunas, etc., scalloped and plain col
lars in tan, blue, brown and black, very
stylish, and sold at $12 to $15, on sale at
$9 95 each.
Children's 2-piece Sets, worth $1.25, at
this sale 79c.
Seal and Marten combination, with four
Marten tails, Skinner satin lined, and worth
worth $15, on sale for $8 48 each.
Light grey Creamer and Seal combina
tion, heavy Skinner satin lined, worth $15,
special for this sale $7.98.
Electric Scarf, with six Marten tips, spe
cial at this sale $1 29 each.
Very fine Electric Seal Collarettes, stripe
silk lined, 15-inch depth, an elegant collar
ette worth $5, on sale for $1.98 each.
Electric Seal Collarette, silk lined, 13-in.
depth, generally sold at $3 to $3 50, special
for this sale only $1 19 each.
Electric Seal Collarette, Astrakhan yoke,
15-inch depth, silk lined, and sold at $5,
special sale $1 90 each.
UHDERWEAR AND HOSIERY.
Ladies' fleece Vests, with sleeves, on sale
at 15c each.
Men'8 heavy Fleece Lined Underwear,
worth 45c, for 25c each.
Boys' very heavy Fleece Lined Shirts and
Drawers, 25c each.
Lad168' very soft Wool Fleeced Under
wear Vests, silk crochet, with Bilk tape
around the neck, worth 68c, for this sale
special 45c each.
Men'8 soft and woolly underwear, good
50c winter underwear, on salcat 35c each.
Ladies' Fleece Lined Hose. 3 pairs for 25c.
Men's very heavy Wool Hose, Ions and
strong, worth 3£c, on sale for 20c a pair.
Job in all-silk ribbons, in Morrey, Satin
and Grosgrain, cheapest ever seen on sale
in any store:
No. 9 all Silk, 5c No 12 all Silk, 8c
No 16 all Silk, 10c
No. 60 all Silk, 20c
No 100 all Silk, 30c
No 40 all Silk, 15c
No. 80 all Silk, 25c
Our Leader School Tablet, 300 pages,
worth 10c, special sale 3c each.
Men's white, small pleat Dress Shirts,
laundered, 25c each.
Cotton Blankets, 39c each
Homespun Yarn, large skein, 5c each.
Five hundred yards Fruit of the Loom
and Lonsdale Muslin, worth 10c, at 6fc a
Good standard Dress Calico, dark colors,
3c a yard.
Turkey red Table Linen, only 15c a yard.
Toweling, plain and twill, on sale at 3c a
Good, strong Towels, 3c each.
Men's hpavy, long, Leather-end Suspend
Boys' Lined Leather Mitts, worth 25c, 15c
Men's good, strong Leather Mitts, worth
35c. 19c a pair.
Boys' good, strong Suspenders, worth
12ic, for 7c a pair.
Men's very heavy Wool Hose on sale at
20c a pair.
Ladies' good, strong, durable, fine shape
Men's white Dress Shirts, worth $1, for
The Model Bakery,
We are better prepared than ever to furnish
our patrons with, the best goods in our line.
The bakery department is now under the per
sonal charge of H. C. Traue, while Mr. Larson
will act as salesman on all outside orders. A
new cooky machine will be put in for the manu
facture of all box goods to supply the grocers
who have heretofore received such goods from
Model Baking Co,
WOOD* ANin COAL.
.: All kinds of Hard and SoftWood.
". Office and Yard near Mill.