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(JNTIL a bank book bears your
name, you are not advancing or
bettering your situation. The young man or
woman, of large or small income, is merely
treading water until he or she starts to save.
There is nothing more gratifying than the re
flection that you have a comfortable balance
at the bank. The very knowledge that you
have the money in reserve to satisfy this de
sire or that, makes self-denial easy and derives
more pleasure than wasteful indulgence.
YOU SHOULD WALK OUT OF THIS BANK THE VERY
NEXT PAY DAY WITH A BANK BOOK OF YOUR OWN.
RESOURCES OVER $500,000.00
Savings Department Deposit Vaults
Established Feb 19. 1895.
Published ever/ Wednesday at 328-330 Benson Ave., Willmar, Minn., by Victor
M. Lawaon under the firm name of—
Olof Lerilahl of Cyrus, Minn., vis
ited school one day last week.
The last period before dinner on
Thursdays will hereafter be devoted
to singing. Miss "Grindeland will be
The beginners in Shorthand, are
complaining about long lessons. We
do ndt know for sure, whether it is
the lessons that are too long, or it is
their brains that are too small, but
hope the former is the real cause.'
The Misses Clara Kloster, Sophie
Tallackson and Otto Christopherson
were Seminary visitors Saturday.
m. B. B*l«, Orooar
Thaodor. Jorgvnaon, Confectioner
Kicks Sperry, Fantoxinm
rrits Carlson, Confectioner
C. X. Walker, Bakery
Vsterson ft Wellin, Merchants
Wnite House Confectioner
[Entered December 6, 1902. at Willmar, Minnesota, as second class matter,
ender act of March 3, 1879]
VICTOR E, L.AWSON. Editor and Manager*.
M. P. LiIMPERICH, Foreman of .Prlntery.
WILLMAR, MINNESOTA. WEDNESDAY. JANUARY 29. 1913
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Elphy Nelson and Jack Walby
spent Sunday at their respective
homes in Arctander.
A Mr. C. F. Lillo, Division Supt.
of Salesman for the American Cook
ing Utensil Company was at the Sem
inary Friday trying to interest stu
dents in becoming salesmen for his
Mr. and Mrs. A. G. Sehrieber, Miss
Anna McNellis, Walter Hackett, and
Bernard Branley went to Morris
yesterday to attend the ball there in
the evening given under the auspices
of the K. C. order.
D. Elmquist made a business trip
to Minneapolis yesterday.
the new confection which we are
manufacturing in Willmar, is rec
ognized to be the most delicious
confection ever made of pop-corn.
A trial will convince you of its
superiority above all others. We
are wholesalers and retailers of
the same and intend to conduct a
very extensive business
Berglund & Cale
120 3rd St. and Benson Ave.
is on an be a in he in id
a a a in W a in
Xoltberff ft Co., Confectioners
Willmar Co-operative Her. Co.
H. E. Palm, Bakery
J. E. Btaloney, Confectioner
Henry Johnson, Confectioner
Berkness, Peterson ft Co., Merchants
John Ward, Pool Boom
Shaver Hews Co., B. B. Eating House
Butherdahl, Store near liafay
Spicer-on-Green Lake, Jan. 27.—
Miss Sybil Sullivan was at Willmar a
couple of days last week, a guest of
her sister, Mrs. Hoagberg.
Rev. H. E. Easly of New London
spent a few days at Spicer the past
Nels Boreen arrived home Friday
from Grove City where he has at
tended the Conference of the Swed
ish Lutheran church, being' a dele
gate from the Saron church at Spic
The Sewing Club will be entertain
ed at the John Knudson home Thurs
day evening,' Jan. 30.
R. O. Parsons returned from Will
mar Thursday, after a couple oi
days' visit with relatives there. He
was accompanied by his nephew,
A basket-social will be given in the
schol house in Dist. No. 51 next Sat
urday evening, February 1st. A good
program has been prepared by the
teacher, Miss Clara Kloster, and her
pupils. Ladies are requested to
bring baskets. Everybody welcome.
The Kandiyohi County Sunday
School Association will hold a con
vention on Wednesday, Feb. 5 in the
afternoon and evening, at the Swed
ish Saron church in Spicer. Pro
fessor A. M. Locker, State Secretary
of the Minnesota Sunday School As
sociation will be there, and give ad
dresses. Sunday schools of all de
nominations may send delegates to
this convention. A large attendance
J. O. Kloster and A. Sondreson
were at Willmar last week, attend
ing the school meetings there.
Miss Mary Holt went to New Lon
don Saturday for a visit with her
friend, Mary Aune.
Oscar Olson was a Willmar visitor
Misses Delia Forboard and Clara
Kloster and Arthur Kloster were at
Willmar from Friday untir Satur
Erland Aune of New* London, was
a guest of Spicer friends the latter
part of the week.
Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Quam and lit
tle son of New London were guests
at the E. L. Quam home from Thurs
day until Friday.
Miss Florence Henderson came
over from Willmar Saturday for an
over Sunday visit at her parental
Mrs. H. 0 Olson and little daugh
ter Harriet, arrived here from Ben
son the first of last week. Mr. Ol
son intends to come in a week. They
will make Spicer their future home.
Miss Theressa Nolan, teacher in
Dist. 53, boarded the train for Will
Nels Orestaad of Hanley Falls,
who has been a guest of friends in
Spicer and vicinity for about a
week, left Friday for Minneapolis to
visit friends before returning home.
Odin Olson made a trip to the
county seat Friday.
Miss Elsie Monson arrived from
Willmar Friday where she has been
making. an extended stay.
Miss Julia Peterson spent Satur
day and Sunday at her parental
home at Kandiyohi.
Joe Kloster was among those from
here Avho attended the Farmers'
Short Course at Willmar last week.
Erwin Nelson, who has been quite
ill for some time isv improving nice
J. 0. Kloster and M. J. Kloster
and families were entertained at the
Theo. Johnson home last Sunday.
Arnold Bakken from near Willmar
is visiting at the G. W. Monson home.
Chas. Olson shipped a car load of
stock to South St. Paul Friday.
Nordgren and Thorvig shipped a car
load on Monday.
Carl Thompson went to Willmar
Monday with Phil Haley's horses
which were used here during the ice
Teddy Gunderson went to New
London Monday to visit his sister,
Mrs. Chris Johnson before going to
Homesteak, Montana, where he will
work Avith the ice crew.
Miss Martha Hanson returned
Monday from a visit with relatives
Chas. Knudson returned home
Friday for a visit with his folks, af
ter being absent for a couple of
Miss Cora Smith came over from
Willmar Monday and is the guest at
the Nels Barner home.
Mrs I. A. Johanson enjoyed a vis
it from her uncle, Mr. Strandness of
Larimore, N. D., the first of the
week. He spent the past week con
ducting meetings at Long Lake.
Joakim Arneson, the Globe Trot
ter, delivered a very interesting lec
ture Monday at Mardin's hall. The
pictures he exhibited were good.
Most of them had been taken by him
Services will be conducted in the
Swedish Lutheran Saron church next
Sunday fongnoon- at 11 o'clock Sun
day school at 10 o'clock.
Rev. and Mrs. Chr. Swenson cor
dially invite everybody to coffee and
lunch in the church basement here,
on Thursday afternoon, Feb. 6th.'
The Norway Lake reporter should
have read the Spicer news of Janu
ary 15th., which included the report
of our real estate men. They do not
list everything for net price and they
do not make $1.00 per acre.
Phiefer's ice crew finished the icfe
harvest for the G. N. R. R. Co., the
first of the week. About 1600 ears
have been filled besides the two ice
houses. Part of the crew left Mon-
day. Some were going to Homes eak,
Montana, and others to Mirion,
The Y, P. S. of the Gren
church will give a program and! oy
ster supper on Friday evening, Feb.
A good program is being prfpar
WEST LAKE NEWS
West Lake, Jan. 27—Mr.
Mrs. Lewis Evenson and Miss Ciena
Thorkelson visited with Mr. andlMrs.
J. E. Otterness* Saturday evening.
Mesdames Arthur and B. O. Otter
ness attended a quilting bee at the
Albin Poverud home Wednesday af
Mrs. Carl Rustad and Mrs. Ar
thur Otterness visited with Mrs. W.
L. Aasen Tuesday afternoon.
There was a dance at the John A.
Jorgenson home Wednesday evening.
Levi Ostlund returned to Kerk
hoven Wednesday after visiting his
sister, Mrs. Louis Efenson.
Spencer Reigstad helped Louis
Evenson cut wood the forepart of the
O. S. Proop was seen on our "roads
Friday and Saturday.
Miss Olena Thorkelson is working
for Mrs. W. L. Aasen at present.
Arthur Otterness and Carl Rus
tad are busy hunting rabbits this
Albert Poverud is working for J.
E. Otterness at present.
Bernt Veltikold hauled wood from
H. E. Olson's' place the first part of
Mamre, Jan. 27—Lundby's Young
People's Sewing Circle meets at John
Akeson's Friday night, Jan. 3i.
Miss Hazel Hoglund'v returned to
Willmar Saturday noon, having spent
a pleasant week out here with the
Andrew Lindberg family and other
A bouncing baby girl recently
made its ^appearance at the F. N.
Anderson hom.e Congratulations.
Peter Rodman lost a valuable
horse last week.
Miss Helga Sorenson did some
dressmaking for Mrs. P. Rodman the
latter part of the week.
Quite a few of the young farmers
spent part of last week in Willmar
taking in the Shourt Course in farm
ing. The instruction, consisting of
corn and stock judging, lectures by
competent speakers and instruction
in domestic science for the ladies,
made up a good program, which, we
feel confident, no one regrets having
Wolves get bolder the colder the
weather gets, and so does a certain ^tocfe. from
human being in this part, of- the
country. The fact was plainly evi
dent to Mr. Thor Dahlman one morn
ing last week, upon looking into the
chicken coop. The evening* before,
he closed up his chicken coop as us
ual, he had about 6» chickens, and
in the morning he had 65 minus 50.
Who the thief is, he has yet failed to
Miss Martha Carlberg of Estevan,
Canada, is making an extended visit
with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. C.
Ye scribe enjoyed the first of last
week at Willmar, visiting with her
brother, H. C. Abrahamson of the W.
S., besides attending the cooking
school held in connection wthi. the
Farmers' Short Course.
Mrs. 0. P. Ecklund of Pennock is
a guest at Gustaf Danielson's.
NEW LONDON, ROUTE 3.
New London, Jan. 27—Rev. Chris
tian Swenson attended the annual
mission meeting of the Willmar Dis
trict which was held at Grove City
and Atwater last week.
Mr. Henning Olander and daugh
ter Sylvia, visited in Willmar from
Thursday until Saturday.
Harold Olson went to Spicer last
Monday where he joined the North
Star orchestra and the following day
started on their concert tour.
Alfred Olander and family spent
last Wednesday evening at August
Miss Millie Westgaard of Kerk
hoven, visited at the V. E. Olson
home from Saturday until Monday.
Mr. A. Olander was at the county
seat on Thursday and Friday.
Speaking of Effrontery.
Speaking of effrontery, what about
the official of the Waltham Watch
company who admits that the same
watch which sells for $32.50 in Am
erica retails at $10 in, the Balkan
states and. still asks for tariff pro
tection ?—St. Louis Republican.
Roselillian, Jan. ~27.—Jack Frost
sent us a little cold weather last
Last Thursday evening, the Wm.
Lundquist family rendered a farewell
party on Mr. F. 0 Olson.
Axel Heglund of Valley City,
D., left Sunday for his home after
having been visiting with his brother
Willie, who is ill.
Mrs. Wm. Heglund was taken ser
iously ill last Tuesday and a physic
ian from Willmar was called. She
is now improving nicely and her sis
ter, Helen, of Chicago, has arrived
here to stay with her for some itme.
Our Sheriff, Mr. Bonde was in this
vicinity last Thursday and was busy
serving warrants to quite a number
of our young people wwho were in
that' chivari party some time ago.
Mrs. N. N. Abrahamson of Mamre
was in Willmar Saturday enroute for
Minneapolis to visit her son James
and family. Mr. Abrahamson went
About three dozen of our boys
were in Willmar Friday on trial in
the court on account of a joy party
in which about 100 boys took part
one evening not long ago. Rumor
has it that they had to pay a fine for
Don't forget the Clothespin doll
social Friday evening this week in
the McKinley school house.
Mrs. Andrew Swedin was taken
seriously ill last week and a nurse
and physician from Willmar were
called. Latest report is that she is
The blacksmith at- Swedihville was
stepped on by a horse one day last
week and a Willmar doctor was call
ed to dress the wound.
A party was given at J. E. J. Hed
lof's home Friday evening to a: num
ber of their friends.
Edner and Harry Efickspn have
been busy hauling ice for their fath
er the past week.
Rev. Alexander Peterson attended
the Willmar District meeting at Grove
City the past week. He held services
in the church last Sunday forenoon
and next Sunday he will conduct ser
vices at 3:30 p. m.
School has opened in the new
schol house in Dist. 106. The build
ing cost about $1500, with all the
A birthday party was given by Mr.
and Mrs. 0. L. Erickson Sunday in
honor of their son's birthday.
Wm. Shields of North Dakota is
here looking over his farm interests
and looking for renters for his two
farms in Lake Lillian.
Why not cut out some of the money you have
been spending foolishly and invest $6.00 to
$10.00 a month in a Kimball Piano?
I will give you practically
The Svea stock buyer was around
this neighborhood last week buying
the farmers and he is
paying a good price for good stock
and the farmers ought to give him
Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Lindquist visit
ed with the Chas. Wallin and A. J.
Nelson families in Willmar Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs.. John Swenson of
Whitefield visited with J. E. John
son's last Sunday.
Last Tuesday, the marriage of
Miss Alice Johnson and Chas. Jake
took place. We wish them a happy
sailing on the sea of matrimony.
Mr. and Mrs. John Hart left for
the former's home in Meeker county
for a few days' visit before they go
to housekeeping at Willmar the first
oart of February.
Sunburg, Jan. 27—Rev. Sotendahl
conducted services in the West Nor
way Lake church yesterday.
E. P. Storaker is attending the
conference held at Granite Falls this
Olaus Torgerson is reported to be
failing in health this winter.
Miss Sophia Jorgenson came from
Benson last Saturday for a couple
of weeksf visit at her parental home.
Miss Marie Olen has resigned her
position as teacher in, the Sunburg
Tore Lokken visited at the Sage
dalen homes Saturday.
Route Wold is working for Mrs.
Emma Thorson this winter.
Siver Iverson from West Lake was
a visitor at our burgh Saturday.
The Medalen brothers drilled a
well near the Lincoln school house
The eldest child of Mr. and Mrs.
Carl ^Gulsvig, a bright litle girl four
year old, died from brain fever a
week ago. The remains were taken
to the Crow River cemetery for in
terment. The grief stricken, parents
have the heartfelt sympathy of their
many friends in this community.
three years to pay for it, and meantime you get the full use
of the piano in your home, and will save you from $100 to
$150 profit which other dealers always ask—and get.
88-note Player-Pianos from $450.00 upward.
Singer sewing machines rented or sold on small month
Call at store a see special prize we give to winner
of first in lO-ear corn contest at the
Farmer Short Course Jan. 2 0 2 8
L. A. TJOSVOLD, E222i™ri^.d^aS5S
Kandiyohi, Jan. 27—Miss Ellyn
Anderson is home from her school on
account of sickness amongst her
Prof. Hauge attended the teachers'
meeting at Willmar on Friday.
Mr. and Mrs. J. V. Holmberg were
at the county seat on Tuesday.
The Missionary society, who met
with Mrs. 0 W. Kroona on Thurs
day, was well attended and the fol
lowing officers were re-elected:
President, Mrs. 0 W. Kroona sec
retary, Mrs. A. Norine collector, Mrs.
C. Jacobson. $12..00 Avas taken in for
lunches. Mrs. J. Lundquist will en
tertain the Soeiety on Thursday,
February 6th. Everybody welcome
to attend the meeting.
Miss Marie Price was in attend
ance at the teachers' meeting at
Willmar on Friday. She also visited
friends, returning home on Saturday.
Ansgar Lundquist, the hustling
salesman, was here for a visit with
his mother a couple of hours on Fri
Mrs. Hans Lewis went to Atwater
on Saturday for a visit at her paren
The farmers had their yearly
meeting of their creamery on Satur
day. Information says Mr. Soren
son, the buttermaker will stay an
other year at Kandiyohi.
Last Thursday eve, a big crowd
gathered at the hall and sprung a
surprise on Mr. and Mrs. Jno.
Daughertv, it being learned it was
the 25th anniversary of their married
life. Many and beautiful were the
presents in silverware and money.
Lunch was served at a late hour and
all enjoyed a pleasant evening with
the "bride" and "groom," wishing
them many more happy years to
A big crowd from Willmar came
down to attend the surprise party at
the hall Thursday eve.
Mrs. August Lundquist will enter
tain the Ladies' Aid of the Ebenezer
church Thursday. All members are
requested to be present as this is the
first meeting of the year. The soci
ety worked hard last year and raised
about $$260 for the benefit of the
High Mass at 10:3,0 o'clock at the
Ebenezer church next Sunday morn
ing. Everybody welcome to attend.
Mr. and Mrs. Tom Tierney of At
water was here on Thursday and
Friday for a visit with friends. He
also attended the party Thursday
Last Tuesday, Ludvig Wickre and
Olga Johnson were married at the
Free church parsonage at Willmar,
and left Wednesday nforning for St.
Paul wwhere they 'will make their
Mr. Jno. Fahlstrom spent a couple
of days at Redwood Falls last week.
He was accompanied by his son-in
law, Mr. Hitch of Svea, who bought
a Maytag car.
Florence Anderson, who .teaches
south of town, spent Sunday at her
Mrs. J. Lundquist entertained some
lady friends on Friday. A delicious
lunch was served.
James Sanderson spent Sunday
with his family at Willmar.
Ed. Norine, who spent a year at
the Jacobson farm, left for Willmar
on Friday, where he hired out to Ed.
Brakeman W. A. Jorgenson has
been transferred to Watertown, S.
D. Mrs. Jorgenson and little daugh
ter Irene, left for their new home
last Friday. ,\ s.. _.
**«on»Rl* Hart Schaffner The home of Hart Schaffner & Marx clothes
Miss Anne Olson was a Willmar
visitor last week.
Every Woman is
and the season of the year is ap
proaching when the wearers must
depend upon the skill of the iron
er for the "natty" appearance of
her tub dresses.
Do You know we do this work,
and lift a dress from the com
monplace to one that shows taste
and refinement and makes the
wearer seem daintily clad? Our
prices are popular.
||AVING clothes made
to measure has so great a
charm about it for some men
that a tape line and a few fig
ures on a paper makes them think
they're getting something extra good.
They give up their money cheerfully,
without really knowing whether the
clothes they buy are allwool and well
tailored or not.
As a matter of fact, you can
buy clothes ready-made by
Hart Schaffner & Marx
that are better, in fabrics, tailoring, style and
fit, than any but the finest, highest priced cus
tom tailoring they compare favorably with
We sell these goods because they're the
best made. You can buy a suit here at $18
and up to $25 an overcoat at $16.50 and up.
Our $20 and $25 suits are better
than any you'll get made to mea
sure for $35. If you pay less for
made-to-measure clothes we're sorry
Irving, Jan. 27—The Y. P. S. of
the Zion and Nordland congrega
tions held meetings in their respec
tive churches last night.
Rumor has it that Rsv. Lokens-'
gard has resigned as pastor of the
The stork made two visits to this
community last week, one to the
home of Mads Arithson, the other
to the Tobias Larson home, leaving
a baby girl at each place..
Oscar Wig from Cloverly, Sask.,
Canada, who has been visiting for
some time at the H. O. Hanson home,
expects to leave this week for Chip
Ole Thompson expects to undergo
an operation at the Pilon hospital at
Paynesville on Tuesday. We hope
for his speedy recovery.
The patrons of the Irving cream
ery expect to begin hauling ice this
In order to quickly turn our sewing
machine stock into cash we are going
to offer the biggest bargains on sew
ing machines ever given in this city
on High Grade, well known machines.
New Home, 5 drawer, automatic lift $29*50
New Home, 7 drawer, automatic lift $31*50
The Ideal, made by the New Home Co .$21*00
The Ruby, made by the New Home Co $19*00
The Free, the up-to-date sewing machine—$33.00
One slightly used Domestic $21*00
These prices are for Cash only and Sale lasts
from Wednesday, Jan. 29th to Sat. Feb. 15th
NELSON MUSIC CO.
Dovre, Jan. 27—There was a mis
take in the last issue. It was Asle
Dangerud Avho has been ill but he is
Olof Lerdahl from Cyrus, Minn.,
has spent a week at I. C. Holland's.
Lars Erickson went to Chokio last
week to visit with his sister, Mrs.
Tillie Olson of Fairmont, N. D.,
who has been spending a week at
Willmar, is now staying with her
nucle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. Andrew
Wedding bells will soon be heard
in this vicinity.
Herman Skutle is at present work
ing at Martin Flateboe's while Olia
Flateboe is in Estevan, Canada, for
a visit with his brother, Louis.
Sivert Bergeson from Willmar has
been helping his father, Erick Berge
son, put up his wood.
I. C. Holland is reported ill and a
physician from Willmar was called.
Mr. and Mrs. Bjorkman and son
Martin from Willmar spent Sunday
with her father and brother.
A party was given at the Staug
helle home lately.
The Ladies' Aid of Long Lake
church will meet with Mrs. Carl Hol
seth Thursday, Jan. 30th.
Mr. and Mrs. Otto Hallquist and
three children, Russell, Chester and
Vernon, who have been visiting rela
tives in Chicago, Minneapolis and
Willmar departed Monday night for
their home at Niobe, N. Dak. Dur
ing their stay here they were guests
at the P. 0. Mattson home south of
Misses Ellen and- Anna Hanson
left for their home at Graceville last
Thursday, after visiting at the home
of their brother, E. W. Hanson and