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years can only come with money.
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depositing as little as a dollar.
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Established Feb 19, 1895.
Published every Wednesday at 328-330 Benson Ave., Willmar, Minn., by Victor
SI Lawson under the firm name of—
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Nov. 29—Halvor Nelson to Miss
Nov. 29—Fritz Danielson to Miss
Dec. 3—William Peifer to Miss
Ole Johnson of Eagle Lake visited
friends in this citv Sunday.
Would your daughter like a new
AND INNER-PLAYER PIANOS AND
OUR PRICES ARE RIGHT, $225 UP
All our instruments are warranted by the Manufactur
er for ten years, not by a house of small resources, but by
a Company of $4,000,000 Capital.
CABLE INSTRUMENTS PLEASE THE EXACTING AND
CRITICAL MUSICIANS. WHY NOT YOU?
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iliiiuered December 5, 1902. at Willmar, Minnesota, as second class matter
™ier act of March 3. 1878]
VICTOR E. LAWSON. Editor and Manager.
i. LIMPERXCH. Foreman of Printery.
WILLMAR, MINNESOTA. WEDNESDAY. DECEMBER 4. 1912.
Licensed to Wed.
Nov. 27—Martin B. Lien to Miss
Mina 0. Finstad.
Nov. 27—Peter Oscar Melbostad
to Miss Ellen Person.
A musical recital will be given in
East Lake Lillian by Prof. N. B.
Swalin of Willmar under the auspic
es of the Norwegian Baptist Congre
gation on Saturday evening, Dec. 7,
at 7:30 o'clock Everybody welcome.
Mrs. George Jonicks and little
daughter returned home Monday
morning from their visit with Farco
relatives. Mr. Jonicks went down
Saturday to accompany them home.
FO THE WHOLE FAMILY
Is one of our instruments that will entertain and please you not only at the approaching Holiday
Season but the year 'round.
THE EDISON PHONOGRAPH VICTOR V1CTR0LA
If you haven't heard the up-to-date talking machine there is a treat in store for you. See the new
machines at our store. Edison Phonographs from $15.00 to $209. Victrolas from $15 to
$250. Cylinder and disc records in stock in a large variety.
LARGE LINE OF VIOLINS, MANDOLINS, GUITARS AND OTHER SMALL INSTRUMENTS
From $2.00 to $25.00. Music rolls and bags from 25c to $4.00. All kinds of Sheet Music, Popular,
Sacred and Standard teaching material.
The FREE and NEW HOME SEWING MACHINES and supplies.
The RUBY and "Our Special" at $18.50 and $25.00.
Piano for Christmas.
C0N0VER, CABLE, KINGSBURY, WELLINGTON PIANOS
Everything in Music on Hand or Promptly Furnished. Why Not Have Music in Your Home This Xmas
N E S O N S I O °PP°slte Kandiyohi County Bank
Arctander, Dec. 2—Miss Vera Les
terberg is dressmaking for Mrs. Ed.
Evenson at present.
Miss Mable Holmdahl spent
Thanksgiving with relatives at Will
mar and is at present visiting with
her sister, Hattie who teaches near
Messrs. Paul Krogh and his bro
ther Clifton arrived here Wednesday
to visit relatives and also attend the
Lindquist-Hjelle wedding. They re
turned to their home at Argyle, Minn.
Miss Anna Fridlund spent last part
of last week with her parents at
Messrs. Melvin rHauge, Julius
Christopherson and Harry Nelson of
the Willmar Seminary spent Thanks
giving vacation at their respective
Prof, and Mrs. Elmer Hauge of
Kandiyohi spent Sunday with the for
mer's parents here, and also attend
ed he Lindquist-Hjelle wedding
The concert given by the Willmar
Glee Club at the East Norway Lake
church Monday evening was well at
tended and a good time was reported
by those present.
A beautiful Thanksgiving wedding
occurred at the Ole Hjelle home id
Arctander Nov. 28, when the daugh
ter, Julia Otelia, was given in mar
riae-e to Mr. Andrew Lindquist of
Mamre. The ceremony occurred at
the East Norway Lake church, Rev.
Mons Sotendahl officiating. The bride
wore a veil and wore white messa
line silk and carried white roses.
She was attended by Miss Clara
Hjelle as maid of honor and the
Misses Anphia Christopherson and
Vera Westerberg. Mr. Otto Lind
quist was best man and Otis Hjelle
and Edwin Hauge groomsmen. A
fine wedding dinner was served at thfc
bride's parental home to about 180
invited guests. We extend our choic
WEST LAKE NEWS
West Lake, Dec. 2—Ole Rogen bot
automobile of Mr. Irgens of Kerk
hoven last Wednesday, so as to be
able to make better time on the mail
Miss Esther Holt left for Spicer to
spend Thanksgiving with her folks.
She is teaching: school in the Ram
stad school house.
Mr. and Mrs. Ole Rogen visited
vith Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Otterness
Mr. and Mrs. Louis Evenson visit
xl with the E. Veltikold family Sun
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Otterness and
Henry Otterness visiter at John Ev
enson's Sunday afternoon.
The young folks around Negard
had a dance at the Ole Skinness home
Ole Solin of Browns Vallev is re
newing' acquaintances in this neigh
Miss Esther Holt returned from
Spicer Monday afternoon.
Harold Rustad is working for J.
E. Otterness at present.
Mesdames B. 0. and Arthur Otter
ness visited with the H. C. Rustad
family of Kerkhoven from Wednes
day until Saturday.
A basket social was held in the
Rhom school house Wednesday eve
Miss Esther Hjort who teaches at
Kerkhoven, spent her vacation at ht.r
home in this citv.
Roy Cramer came home Saturday
night from Breckenridge to stend
New Fine School House.
The people of school district No.
77 in St. Johns townshin have a
school house that the- can be proud
of. The building has just been eom
Dleted at a cost of $2,500. It is a
frame structure and covers a ground
space of 35x36 feet. large and
handsome porch on the east covers
the entrance to the building. The
windows, seven in number, are all on
the west side.
The school room is *a large one
and has room for 50 pupils. Forty
single seats have been put in and
more will be added as occasion de
mands. The rostrum is 7 feet wide
and extends to the north end of the
room. This gives the teacher a" good
view of the school and is also a great
help in school entertainments and
other doings that often takes place
in a district school. The library is
roomy and well lighted. Two clothe3
rooms, and a pood-sized fuel room
occupies the remaining floor space.
The school is in charge of Miss
Julia Olson of Porter Minn., a very
Every precaution has been used
make this an up-to-date school house
and in accordance with the state reg
A shadow social was held at
school Wednesday evening, Nov. 27.
The sum of $32 was realized, which
will be used for securing lights and
door mat, the balance to go into a
fund for a school bell.
Miss Mabel Geer returned to her
home at New London Monday after
a visit since Wednesday at the home
of WT. L. Geer.
Sunburg, Dec. 2—Services were
conducted in the West Norway Lake
church yesterday by Rev. M. Soten
Mr. and Mrs. E. P. Storaker drove
over to Montevideo recently to spend
a few days among friends and rela
tives at that ^lace.
Mr. N. Gunnufson took his family
out joy riding in his splendid Buick
car last Thursday afternoon.
Albert Teige attended the Bjerke
rud-Amundson wedding at Brooten
A Thanksgiving program was ren
dered by the school children of Dist.
No| 59 last Wednesday afternoon.
Several visitors were present.
Immediately after the regular ser
vices yesterday, a bridal party en
tered the church under the strains
of the wedding march from the or
gan, presided at by Miss Petra Ham
re. Rev. Sotendahl spoke the' sol
emn words which united Mr. Tilfred
Medalen and Miss Gunhild Eliasson
as man and wife. The bride wore a
beautiful gown of sky blue messaline
silk, also bridal veil and wreath of
natural roses. She carried a huge
bouquet of bridal roses and ferns.
The groom was attired in a fine suit
of navy blue.
They were attended bv Mr. Theo.
Medalen as best man, and Miss Mary
Eliasson who was the maid of honor.
After the ceremonv a large num
ber of invited guests gathered at the
fine home of the bride's parents,
where a splendid reception and a
sumptuous dinner awaited them. Both
the groom and bride have grown to
manhood and womanhood in this lo
cality and their many friends wish
them a long and happy life.
Mrs. H. G. Gordhamer and two
children returned to their home at
Kerkhoven Friday after a brief vis
it at Mrs. Gordhamer's home, John
Colfax, Dec. 2-^-Miss Elma Ger
hardson who is attending St. Cloud
Normal school, is visiting at her par
ental home here.
Misses Anna and Clara Clauson of
Willmar snent Thanksgiving with
their parents here.
Miss Evalyn Evans will commence
a seven months' term of school in the
Holum school house today.
Mr. and Mrs. Peter Thompson and
family visited at Martin Thompson's
Miss Anna Gerhardson has reurn
ed home from Norway Lake where
she has taught a term of parochial
Mrs. Page and daughters, Laura
and Muriel, after an extended visit
with Mr. and Mrs. Geo. P. Smith,
left for North Dakota on Friday to
make their future hpme.
Mr. C. T. Johnson and daughter,
Delia, visited with Mrs. Johnson at
the New London hospital on Thanks
giving day. We are glad to renort
that Mrsr Johnson is convalescing
from her recent operation.
Roseland, Dec. 2-^-Miss Nannie
Anderson spent last Thursday after
noon at the L. Strandburg home in
Mr. and Mrs.. Martin Johnson en
tertained a large number of relatives
and friends last Sunday afternoon.
Mrs. Oscar Olson and little daugh
ter, who have spent the past month
in Willmar returned home last Tues
Miss Amy Johnson of Whitefield
was an over Sunday guest at Straf
felda's a wee kago last Sunday.
Mr. J. A. Engwall had the misfor
tune of losing one of his best horses
Miss Irene Lindblad assisted Mrs.
M. A. Johnson last Friday and Sat
The teacher and pupils of Dist. No.
90 gave a Thanksgiving program last
A number of ^oung folks were
nicely entertained by Mr. and Mrs.
Edear Lindblad last Thursday even
Mr. and Mrs. John Anderson and
family dinnered with Mr. and Mrs.
Aug. Anderson last Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Hockstra and
family from Priam visited at the
Carl Kohrs home last Sunday.
Porter Retires as Secretary.
The annual meeting of the Farm
er's Mutual Fire Insurance Co., of
Acton and Gennessee townships oc
curred Nov. 26. The meeting was
called to order by President Gilbert
son, and the financial reports which
appear in another column of this pa
per were read and apnroved. Mr.
John G. Porter handed in his resig
nation as secretary, having comnlet
ed a twenty years' service in that
capacity. The retiring, officer, who
has done so much to build up this
magnificent company, was given a re
solution of thanks adopted by a
standing vote in recognition of his
many years of faithful service. F.
C. Peterson was elected to fill the va
cancy. Andrew Flygare was elected
treasurer for three years. An as
sessment was levied of 15 cents ~ei
$100 of insurance.
The Lebanon Bazaar.
The Sorosis and Willing Workers
of the Swedish Lutheran church of
New London hold their annual ba
zaar Thursday and Friday evenings,
Dec. 12 and 13 at the Young Peo
ple's Hall. There will be the usual
booths where fancy articles and re
freshments will be on sale. A uro
gram will be given each evening. A
cordial invitation is extended to all.
FACES SKETCHED AT THE COUNTY HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY MEETING BY EBEN LAWSON
Misses Clara Nelson and Lelia °i
son returned to their home at New
London yesterday, after a visit since
Friday, guests of Mr. and Mrs. Ole
Lockets and Chains
Rings of All Sizes
Goods picked out we gladly lay aside until
Xmas. All goods warranted as repre
sented, to be of good quality. Have years
of experience in buying the best goods.
432 Beaton Ave.
Have you seen
We want every man in town to see
it. It is certainly a beauty. Drop in
any day and see this newcomer in
If you need a coat, you will certain
ly leave your overcoat money here.
It is by all odds the smartest coat
that has been offered to the trade for
many a day.
The tailoring and the fabrics are
the limit of fine Overcoat production.
Headquarters for the Best Overcoats For Men, Young Men and Boys
Mr. and Mrs. I. R. Griffin left
Monday for a few days' stav in the
twin cities, where Mrs. Griffin will
seek medical treatment for the re
lief of some ear trouble.
Watches in All Sizes
Chains in Different Styles
Rings in Signet and Sets
Charms and Lockets
Misses Hattie and Mabel Holm-
dahl returned to their home at Nor
way Lake Saturday, after a visit
since Wednesday at the home of their
uncle, Axel Hedin.
We will be pleased to have you
call and look over our assortment
of Christmas Gifts. New designs
in Silverware and Cut Glass, suit
able for gifts.
wear. Replaced atany
time if unsatisfactory.