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Mrs. J. H. Taylor went to the cit
ies yesterday for a brief visit.
Knut Odden of Benson spent Sun
day, a guest of friends in Willmar.
Mrs. Christ Rasmusson and son
Claude, spent yesterday in Kandiyo
Miss Freda Sherman came UP from
Mora Monday to s.pend the holidays
William Zaske of Rollw, Minn., is
\isitim at the home of Mr. and Mrs..
Mi^s Anna Sehollin left last Sun
day on a professional \i^it to the
Hugo Iloglund transacted business
matters at Tracy and Lamberton
Monday and Tuesday.
Mr. and Mrs. Peter Larson and
three children of Pennock were Will
iiiar visitors yesterday.
Mrs. C. F. Anderson returned to
her home at Kandiyohi Tuesday from
a short stay this, city.
Mrs. Dan Haley spent Sunday at
her paiental home at Diamond Lake,
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Tait.
Miss Hilda Peterson of Milton, N.
D., will spend the holidays with Mr.
and Mrs. Alfred Bergeson.
Charles V. Johnson and Mehin
Johnson -,pent Sunday at the Swan
Nelson homo in Whitefield.
Mrs. P. Normile, li\ ing near Kan
di\ohi \isited lier daughter o\er Suu
•day. who is attending the W. II. S.
Messrs. K. Smith and Geo. An-and
drews of Paynesulle transacted bus
iness matters in Willmar Saturday.
Mr. and Mis. J. II. Scholander of
St. Paul ill spend Christmas with
Mrs. Scholander's father, I. T. Olson.
Attorney Chas. Johnson returned
yesterday from Des Moines, Iowa,
where he transacted legal business
The Misses Cora rtrum and
"Lulu Harcum Sunday in
Panes\ille, making the trip to and
from by aulo.
Miss Kosella Roshy returned from
'St. Paul, wheie she has spent sever
ill months as trimmer in a wholesale
Mrs. Elmer Peterson and little son
loft Saturday for Kerkho\en, called
there by the illness and death of
Mrs. Peterson's aunt.
Mr. and Mrs. S. P. Aspaas of Kan
•diyolu were guests from Monday un
til Tuesday noon at the home of Mr.
.and Mrs. J. W. Gahford.
Mrs. John Brandt returned to her
'home at Murdock Saturday, after a
couple of days' usit at the A. P.
Brandt home in this city.
Mrs Elmer Kulander returned to
her home at Colfax the latter -irt
of the week from a short visit with
her sister, Mrs. Algot Peterson.
Mr. and Mrs. 01i\er Larson of the
Interlachen hotel at Green Lake are
spending a few days this week at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. A. Adams.
Mrs. B. J. Branlon and children
left Saturday for Minneapolis to
spend the holidays with Mrs. Bran
ton's parents, Judge and Mrs. Brown.
Emil Lundquist of Svea was in
Willmar Monday. lie left on the
night train tor Omaha, Nebr., where
he will visit relatnes for an indefinite
Mrs. II. P. Staples left Monday for
Howard Lake, for a brief stay.
From there she will go to Jordan,
Minn., to spend the holidays with her!
Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Parmeter of
Rock ford, Minn., are expected this
week to spend the holidays with the
former's brother, Rev. J. L. Parmet
•er and family.
Miss Clara Nordland, who has
been \isiting her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. August Nordland for the past
three weeks, left yesterday for Will
*ow Lake, S. D.
Miss Ida Mattson of Kerkhoven
mrmed yesterday for a short visit
with her sister, Mrs. I. R. Griffin,
after which she will leave for Mad
ison, S. D., to spend the holidays.
Mrs. C. 0. Mathiason and daughter
Tiucile, arrived Monday from Chica
go, 111., to spend the holidays with
her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Axel Nel
son in Grue, and also relatives in
VISITORS SEE STATE FARM
And Hear an Interesting Address by
Doctor Tomlinson on the Aims
and Purposes of the In
At twelve o'clock Saturday nearly
fifty autos owned by members of the
Willmar Motor Club and attending
farmers were loaded with about one
hundred and fifty visitors for a trio
to the State Hospital for Inebriates.
After arriving at the Hospital a
luncheon was served in the handsome
dining room of the institution. While
the delegates were satisfying the
physical man with the good things
provided to eat, Dr. II. A. Tomlinson,
Superintendent, made a brief address
outlining what the hospital was and
what it hopes to accomplish. The
Doctor gave a re\iew of the prev
ious attempts made to establish pub
lic inebriate hospitals. Most of them
have been failures, because they sim
ply degenerated into penal institu
tions wheie hopeless alcoholics were
committed because they were a bur
den to some locality by reason of be
ing paupers or because of commit
ting some petty crime. Minnesota
hopes to profit by the experience of
others and the effort will be made to
make the institution of benefit to
different communities of the state by
curing and restoring to them as use
ful citizens, men who ha\e become
\ictims of drink, but who wish to
reform. There are hundreds of drug
cures axail.ible, but here along with
the medical attendance will go the
training of the patient under proper
supervision in some line of industry
systematic effort so as to res
tore his will power and equip him to
make a new start under better condi
tions. This will take eight months
or more according to the needs of the
The Willmar hospital is the first
state institution wheie adequate
provision for tlie future has been
made from the beginning so that no
matter how large it is likely to be
come, there need be no rebuilding or
patchwork. The power plant is ade
quate to lake care of the increased
number of buildings as they are
elected. The erection of cottages for
the housing of inmates will begin in
the spring. Each cottage will pro
ide room for from 30 to 40 patients.
Separate cottages will be ~ovided
for cocaine and other drug victims
They will not be allowed to mix with
the liquor patients. It is expected to
make the institution practically self
supporting, as the state will get the
benefit of the labor of the patients.
In reply to questions Dr. Tomlin
son outlined the modus operandi of
securing admission to the institution.
Patients may come voluntarily by
paying one dollar a day for treat
ment or they may be committed thru
the probate court of any county of
the state, either by personal applica
tion or by request of relatives, each
county being limited to five patients.
Every application must be approved
by the Board of Control, before pa
tient is admitted.
In reply to another question as. to
the truth of statement often made
that more people from the country
are committed for insanity than from
the city, the Doctor said it was not
true. Where one insane patient
comes from the country two or three
come from the towns.
At the close of Dr. Tomlinson's re
marks President Murphy expressed
the appreciation of the visitors for
the kindness shown them and a vote
of thanks was extended with a roar
of "ayes" that echoed thru the cor
ridors of the hospital.
Col. Heg Post, G. A. R.
Col. Ileg Post No. 125, Grand Ar
mv of the Republic, elected the fol
lowing officers last week, for the en
Hon. A. C. Rice, C.
E. M. Stanford, S V. C.
A. II. Sperry, J. V.
C. C. Hennings, Chap.
J. B. Boyd, G. M.
M. D. Manning, Adj.
M. Jorgenson, 0. D.
I Roberts, 0. G.
John Costello, S. M.
Granville Abbott, G. M. S.
John Costello was elected delegate
to the State Encampment and Ed
ward Taylor, alternate. The install
ation will take place the first Friday
Supt. J. A. McKinnon left Satur
day for a few days' business trip to
Special for Xmas
AT KASTEN'S IDEAL BAKERY
On Monday and Tuesday, Dec. 2 3 and 2 4
LOAVES OF BREAD FOR 25c
and all 10c cakes, 3 for 25c
doughnuts, cinnamon rolls,
buns, cookies, 3 dozen for 25 cents
Willmar Boy Breaks Record in
County in Prize Contest of
The combined meeting of the Kan
diyohi County Corn' Growers an
Live Stock Breeders' Associations
drew a good attendance at the court
house last Saturday afternoon. The
winners of the acre yield contests
were announced as follows:
Thorwald Hanson, first prize of
$25 for a yield of 100 bushels and 24
Paul Norling, second prize, $15
yield, 80 bushels and 45 ^ounds.
Albion Norling, third prize of $10
\ield 72 bushels and 10 pounds.
Fred Norling, fourth prize of $5
,\ leld, 70 bushels and 4 pounds.
Chris Fransen, fifth prize of $.3
\ield, (54 bushels and 7 pounds.
Sondre Sondreson, first prize of
$25 for a ield of 83 bushels and 9
O. Flesland, second prize, of $15
for yield of 79 bushels and 15
John Ahlstrom, third prize of $10
for a yield of 77 bushels and 65
Henry Berg, fourth prize of $5
for a yield of 71 bushels.
Ole Sletten, fifth prize of $3 for a
yield of G9 bushels and 01 pounds.
John Kleb-rg, sixth prize of $2 for
a yield of GO bushels and 42 "ounds.
In announcing the prizewinners
Mr. C. L. McNelly stated that these
yields are based on dry corn and not
Prize Winner in Boys' Acre Contest.
Raised 100 bushels, 24 lbs, of dry
corn to the acre in Willmar town
as the corn came from the field. The
shrinkage was found to be from 25
to 30 per cent on the average. The
average yield among the prizewin
ners was 77 bushels to the acre. If
an acre of this corn were sold at the
market price, 30c per bushel, it would
return $23.10. If fed to hogs and
sold as Dork at 7c per pound it should
return $60.34 or if fed to good dairy
cows in a properly balanced ration
it should return $92.40. At the same
rate 40 acres of such corn would re
turn if sold for cash, $924. If fed
to hogs and sold as pork the return
would be $2,413.00 and if fed to the
dairy cows $3,696.00.
The hero of the day was Thorwald
Hanson, son of C. J. Hanson of Will
mar township who not only won first
money but established the first acre
yield on record in Kandiyohi county
of o\er one hundred bushels of dry
corn to the acre. Thorwald is 1(5
years of age and a native of the
\illage of Pennock. When asked to
tell the meeting how he managed to
do so well he responded. He said
that he selected the seed from among
eigl bushels of seed corn. Seven
ton of barnyard manure was used as
fertilizer. He plowed the ground ten
iiiclies: deep and planted in drills. He
drugged the ground three times be
fore the corn came up.
The first time he cultivated deep,
then cultivated five times with sur
face cultivator and picked and hoed
up all weeds that he could not get at
with the cultivator.
The matter of having a Farmers'
Short Course in January was taken
up and acted upon favorably. Some
eighty signers were secured pledg
ing their support and $2 each for
expenses. It is understood that the
Short Course will take place the last
week of January next. Supt. G. A.
Foster Avas elected president and C.
L. McNelly, secretary of the Short
The first speaker on the program
was introduced and made a good talk
on the "Need of Live Stock Im
provement." This was Prof. H. R.
Smith of the Minnesota College of
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VOLUME 18. 16 PAG1&. WILLMAR, MINNESOTA, WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 18, 1912 PRICE 5ICENTS NUMBER 43
At the close of Mr. Smith's speech
the questions came thick and fast
which proved that the listeners were
"Community Breeding of Dairy
Cattle," was the subject of an ad
dress bv the famous Holstein-Fries
ian breeder and dairyman from
Northfield, W. F. Schilling. He first
learned the advantage of commun
ity breeding fourteen years ago. He
went into a famous horseman's barn
and saw a long row of thorobred
horses. He was told that they all
came from one certain district in
France, which had become famous
for that particular kind of horses,
and were so jealous of their reputa
tion that government control is in
voked to keep up the standard. The
idea came to Schilling that the same
can be done here. His hobby was
Holstein cattle, and now after 15
years there are no less than 213 dif
ferent farmers in that neighborhood
who raise pure bred Holsteins, and
it has become known as a locality
where they may be secured. There
is no danger of overdoing it. The
demand for good cattle will continue
to be greater than the suoplv. At
their last county fair at Northfield
they had a row of seventeen Holstein
sires to be judged.
Mr. Schilling went into the details
of how the selling and advertising is
carried out, and told several good
stories to illustrate his points. His
speech was all too brief, it seemed,
to his listeners.
The last speaker of the meeting
was F. C. Schroeder, late of the Wis
consin Agricultural College, but now
the manager of the old Wheeler farm
near Diamond Lake, now owned by
Wm. H. Phipps. He made a very
practical talk, which was listened to
attentively altho the hour was get
ting late. Mr. Schroeder at the pres
ent time on the farm mentioned is
feeding one hundred head of Here ford
cattle besides other stock. While a
busv man, he will be of great as
sistance locally in the work of stim
ulating more interest in better meth
ods of farming.
The committee on constitution for
the County Live Stock Breeders' As
sociation renorted and their draft
was accepted and adopted as read.
Owing to his duties in Grant
county Albert Norling resigned as
secretary of the Association. C. L.
McNelly was elected to take his
place. John S. Anderson of Atwater
was elected president to fill the va
cancy caused by the resignation of
Of the Kandiyohi County Live Stock
Breeders' Association as Adopt
ed Last Saturday.
Name.—This association shall be
known as the K. C. Live Stock Breed
Object.—The object of this asso
ciation is to increase and improve the
live stock in this county. We want
more and better stock so that we may
have more wealth, better farms and
Officers.—The officers of this or
ganization shall consist of a presi
dent, \ice president, secretary and
treasurer. Their duties shall be the
usual duties of such officers.
Membership.—Any person may
become a member by agreeing to pro
mote the cause of better stock by
(Continued on page 8)
Caught a Burglar.
NigM Patrolman Ole Westgard
made I a catch early last Sunday
morning, arresting a young thief
whom*he caught in the act of burg
larizing the Lewis Hardware Com
pany's store. Between the hours of
four ^nd five o'clock Westgard no
ticed tjhat the light usually kept burn
ing inlthe office was out, and becom
ing suspicious, he directed bis dark
lantern in thru the rear window and
lo andj behold! there on his knees be
fore the safe sat Mr. Burglar intent
on turning the combination to the
lock. The burglar dodged to anoth
er part of the room, the policeman
going to another window saw his man
again. He went across the street to
the bakery to have the baker, who
was ajready up, to 'phone for as
sistance and then went out and
watched for developments. Soon the
thief \^as seen coming out thru the
rear window, when Westgard at once
covered him with his gun and took
him into custody.
It was found that the man had
broken into the till and taken the
loose dhange there, amounting to
four or five dollars. He had also
taken three revolvers from the show
case aid ammunition for the same.
These £e had placed in another part
of the jstore, intending no doubt, to
take tbk same with him when he left
The jmrglar who proved to be but
a young lad of seventeen and who
gives his name as Edward Clemens,
was brought before Judge Muller last
Monday, where he waived examina
tion and was bound over to the grand
jury on the charge of grand larceny
in the second degree. He states that
he had Come to Willmar on blind bag
gage that same night and that he
hails fi!om the northern part of the
state. jHe also says he had a nart
ner here, but nothing was seen of the
latter. Clemens seems to have dif
ficulty in hearing.
The regular meeting of the House
keepers' Club was held Saturday af
ternoon at Odd Fellows hall. The
meeting was called to order by Mrs.
Philip Haley in the absence of the
pre^gglfct-Mrs. Moore. A well ren
dered 'p±\gram was enjoyed, after
whi&h the yearly report of the secre
tary and treasurer was read by Mrs.
Affleck, also the financial report of
flower committee was given b^ Mrs.
Norin. Officers were elected for next
President, Mrs. Philip Haley.
Vice president, Mrs. R. H. Faley.
Sec. and Treas., Mrs. C. F. Spen
In behalf of the members of the
Club, Mrs. John Martin presented the
retiring officers with bouquets of
beautiful pink carnations. The Club
had the pleasure of welcoming sev
eral guests during the afternoon and
a dainty lunch was served by the
committee in charge.
Postoffice Open Next Sunday.
The Willmar Tribune has been re
quested to announce that the Post
Office will be open on Sunday next,
the 22nd, between the hours of 9 and
10 a. m., for delivery of mail at the
general delivery and carriers win
dows. It is anticipated there will be
a large amount of incoming mail the
last of the week, and that patrons
will be anxious to get it at soon as
possible, hence the extra service.
Arrangements will also be made
for handling all outgoing mail in the
shape of packages between the hours
[From a series of elaborate chemical tests.]
Comparative digestibility of food made with
different baking powders.
An equal quantity of bread (biscuit) was made
with each of two kinds of baking powder—cream
of tartar and alum—and submitted separately to
the action of the digestive fluid, each for the same
length of time.
The percentage of the food digested is shown as
Broad mad* with Royal Cream of Tartar Powder:
Broad made with ahum powder t~
67 Per Cent. Digested
Royal Baking Powder raisedfoodis shown to be
of greatly superior digestibility and healthfulness*
West Central Minnesota Well
Represented at Development
Rally at Willmar.
The Willmar meeting of the West
Central Minnesota Development As
sociation has gone into history. And
it made history, too—important his
tory. It marks the beginning of a
new era in the struggle to better ag
ricultural conditions in this section
of the state. The splendid earnest
ness and interest shown by those at
tending was contagious and one
could feel the spirit of the meeting
as it inspired both speakers and lis
One tangible local result of the
meetings are the prospects that a
farm demonstrator will be put on in
Kandiyohi county for the next two
years at least.
Ideal weather prevailed which
helped the attendance.
The first session was called to or
der by President F. W. Murphy at
two o'clock Friday. Mayor Wellin
extended the welcome of the City of
Willmar, and Mr. Murphv the res
ponse on behalf of the Association.
The first topic for discussion was
"The Size of Farm Units." This was
discussed by Editor Hughes of the
Farm, Stock & Home. His remarks
are given in full on another page of
this paper. In the absence of Messrs.
Cliff of Ortonville and Eliason of
Montevideo, the subject was further
discussed by Mr. J. H. Deveney of
E. C. HIGBIE,
Supt. of West Central School and
Station of State University.
Mr. Higbie was the prime mover in
getting the West Central Develop
ment Association started, and has
been an indefatigable worker since
its formation to make it accomplish
The problem of farm labor was
discussed by Mr. W. F. Schilling, the
well-known dairy farmer of North
field. He gave instances from his ex
perience and stated his belief that
with proper system and adjustment
of the work, the problem of help
could be solved. He believed farm
labor should be paid according to the
brains they put into their work, just
as in the other occupations.
In the employment of labor, he
said, it was his principle to pay cash
for brains. In other words, he was
willing to pay more for the man whoCharlotte
could apply intelligence to his work
than he would for a man who wasjorie
merely willing. On his farm near
Northfield, he insists on having his
cows milked at 5 in the morning and
at 5 in the afternoon. By this meth
od the men are through at half-past
"I don't want a man who drinks,"
said Mr. Schilling. "For a good co"v
won't associate with a man like
that." He urged shorter hours, say
ins: if vou work a man from 12 to 15
hours he is at such a grind that he
Calling attention to what dairvine
and good dairy cows have done for
his section he said that 15 years ago
the bank deposits of Northfield were
$520,000 and today they are nearly
$2,500,000, and nearly all the money
belongs to the farmers.
Mr. Schilling offered the farmers a
little advice outside of the dairying,
saying he stood not only for more
dairying, but for more children to
carry on the work of the f' ture. "In
this age of horseless carriages and
smokeless powder, we have too many
childless farmers," he said.
He thinks the milking of cows is
not above or below the girls of the
farm and that milking a few cows in
a clean barn won't hurt them.
He would rather have his boys as
sociated with good cows than asso
ciating with some of the company
(Continued on page 12)
ASBURY DESTROYED BY FIRE
Elevator, Lumber Shed and Coal
Shed Go Up in Smoke.
Asbury, the first station on the
Great Northern road north of town,
and four miles from Granite Falls,
was almost entirely destroyed by fire
Thursday afternoon during the ex
treme cold and high wind that pre
vailed at that time.
The fire started in the coal shed
supposedly from a spark from the
engine of the north-bound passenger
train, which went by at about half
past one, as Mr Monson discovered
the fire in a coal bin a few minutes
after the train passed. He did his
best to extinguish the flames, but the
high wind was too much for him and
soon the flames had caught in the
lumber yard and were beyond his
control. A general telephone alarm
was sent out to the fanners and they
hurried to his assistance, but nothing
could be done to save the imperiled
property and the coal sheds, lumber
yard and elevator were totally des
Mr. Monson places the loss at
about $25,000, but we have not learn
ed the amount of insurance. The
property destroyed belonged to the
New London MUling company, with
the exception of several gasoline en
gines, which Mr. Monson had for
sale. The depot and Mr. Monson's
residence is all there is left.
Nothing will be done as to rebuild
ing this winter, but work will com
mence in the spring.—Granite Falls
F. Emil Monson, who has charge
of the Asbury elevator is the son of
J. G. Monson of Wilh.iar.
Colfax, Dec. 16—Erick Hanson, an
old and respected resident of this lo
cality died last Saturday, after a lin
gering illness. He was born at Stor
dren, Norway on Feb. 15, 1845. His
parents were Hans Hanson and Mar
tha Larson. Mr. Hanson was among
the early pioneers in this community.
His wife died Dec. 5, 1902. Funeral
services were held from the Crow
-River church last Friday,-Dec. 13.
Rev. T. O. Tolo conducted the last
sad rites. The pall bearers were
Knud, Even, Claus and Stephen Ol
son, John Torrison and Hans Syver
son. The deceased leaves to mourn
his departure five children: Hans
Hanson of this vicinity, Mrs. Bertha
Otterson of Burbank Miss Ida Han
son of Canada Martha and Gedrop
residing on the old farm, and a num
ber of grandchildren, besides his
friends. We all sympathize with the
Henry Wallen of McHenry, N. D.,
arrived here last week for an extend
ed visit with relatives and friends.
Thomas Evans has returned home
from Sunburg where he had charge
of the creamery, while C. L. Gulsvig
attended a buttermakers' convention.
Marcus Mikkelson of Belgrade vis
ited with his parents here on Sunday.
The Holiday Vacation.
On Friday the Willmar public
schools will close for the holiday va
cation, to convene again Jan. 6. The
following teachers will spend the va
cation at their homes in places in
dicated: Miss Helen Hough, St. Paulj
Ethel Baker, Kasson Eva Swenson,
St. Paul Edith Tait, Diamond Lake
Rose Breher, Minneapolis Martha
Haley, Fergus Falls Gertrude Sand
berg, Kasota Elizabeth McLaughlin,
Litchfield Elsie Hess, Winona Nor
ma Reuse, Winona Dagmar Grims
gard, Grove City Anna Lundquist,
Redwing Pearl Malmberg, Atwater
Stevens, Minneapolis So-
dorah Rhoades, Superior, Wis. Mar
Smith, Minneapolis Florence
Parker, Sauk Centre Elizabeth
Crandall, Montevideo Frances Kelly,
Minneapolis Cora Bertrum, Cloquet
and Lulu Harcum, Browns Valley.
Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Redlund and
daughter, Lucile, of Grove City vis
ited Mrs. Redlund's parents here
Wednesday. They were on their re
turn from a month's pleasure trip to
the slate of Texas. They also vis
ited the latter's sister, Mrs. II
Johnson at Blackwell, Oklahoma.
Durins: their absence their little
daughter, Evelyn, remained here with
her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. D.
Mrs. H. U. Hansen entertained a
number of her friends at a quilting
bee at her home on First street last
A credit of One Hundred ($100.00) Dollars will be given on
£v the purchase of a lot at International Falls, to the person who
guesses the nearest to the number of seeds in the pumpkin in
the window at the office of the American Suburbs Company on
& o'i »ifiyiiiwvti
NORWEGIAN LUTH. SYNOD
Next Sunday services in Norweg
ian at the Willmar church at 10:30
a. m., Sunday school at 12:15 p. m.
English evening services at 7:30.
The Sunday school children of the
Solomon Lake church will meet Sun
day afternoon at 3 o'clock.
Christmas day services in Norweg
ian at the Willmar church at 10:30.
Dec. 26, services at the Solomon
Lake church at 10:30 a. m.
The Christmas tree festival will be
held at the Willmar church Dee. 26,
At the Solomon Lake chorch the
Christmas festival will be held Dec.
27 at 7:30 p. m.
Sunday, Dec. 29, services at the
Solomon Lake church at \0ulQ a. m.
No Sunday school at the Willmar
church, but English services in the
evening at 7:30.
The East Vinje Ladies' society
meets with Mrs. Bernhard Bredesen
Monday afternoon, Dec. 30.
SWEDISH M. E.
Thursday evening prayermeeting.
Sundav, Sunday school at ten and
the N. S. B. C. at the same time.
The topic for next Sunday is "De
We cordially invite young men, who
are not attending any Sunday school
to join our class.
Morning worship at eleven o'clock.
Sermon by the pastor on "Personal
Epworth League seven o'clock ani
our regular evening service at seven
forty-five. To all our meetings you
are cordially invited.
Prayermeeting Thursday evening.
St. Johns Young People's society
will meet Friday evening at the home
of Mr. and Mrs. Tobias Rasmusson.
Services next Sunday at 10:30 a.
m., and 7:45 p. m., Sunday school at
12 m. and the Bible classes at 7.
Services Christmas morning at
10:30, and Christmas prograjn by the
Sunday school, Thursday evening,
Christmas services at St. Johns
church Thursday morning at 11 o'
The last prayermeeting this year
is held next Wednesday evening.
Come with us.
Sabbath school next Sunday as
usual. The morning service at 10:45,
Y. P. meeting 6:15, and the evening
service will be held at 7:30.
Don't forget our Julotta next Wed
nesday morning, Dec. 25th at 5:30 o'
clock. There will be singing by an oc
tette. The choir will also take part.
Remember Julotta comes only once a
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No services are to be held next
Sunday, as Rev. Edgren will then
preach at Louriston. Sunday school
is at the usual time, 10:30 o'clock.
Christmas services will be held at
11 a. m. Christmas day. The Sunday
school's Christmas program will be
given in the evening of the same day
at 7 o'clock. Everybody is cordial
ly invited. The choir will rehearse
at the church on Sunday.
A special meeting will be held at
the Salvation Army Hall next Friday,
Dec. 20, at 8 o'clock p. m. Rev.
Fred Elmer from Kerkhoven will con
duct the meeting. Everyone is wel
ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS
Fourth Street.- Guessing to be confined to the people of Will
mar and Kandiyohi County.
American Suburbs Company
W. B. Winslow, switchman in the
Willmar yards, met with a serious
accident early last Friday morning.
He fell face downwards from a box
car, and sustained bruises and
scratches about his face and neck.
He was taken to his home at 217
Trott avenue, and the company sur
geon attended him. He exnects to be
up and around in a few days. Mr.
Winslow with wife and children, re
cently arrived from Huron, S. D., to
make Willmar their home.
A large audience attended the play
"The Divorce Question" at the Will
mar opera house last Monday night,
and those present commend it as a
good attraction. The scenic settings
combined with the strong cast made
it a very pleasing entertainment.