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Alaska lies between almost exactly
the same parallels of latitude as do
the Scandinavian countries and Fin
land. Alaska is warmed by the Japan
current as the Scandinavian countries
are warmed by the gulf stream. Alas
ka is 100,000 square miles larger than
Norway, Sweden and Finland put to
gether. Cut off that much of the north
ern part of Alaska as worthless, and a
territory remains as large as the three
countries named and with a climate
averaging little colder. Alaska has as
much copper as Sweden has iron.
Alaska has more forests than all three
countries. Alaska has coal in quite un
.. limited quantities and large deposits
^j 0t fold.—Chicago Journal.
Table Linens by the yard. 60 inch, bleached and unbleached, all
linen damask, values at 65c. Cfl#»
During this sale
72 inch bleached and unbleached, all linen table damask regular
$1.00 values. CC/
During this sale O O
72 inch bleached and unbleached table damask, extra heavy all lin
en, regular $1.25 values. d»i A A
During this sale «p 1
72 inch bleached, extra heavy table damask, regular (t»*|
$1.50 values. During this sale «pl*«3«J
72 inch, bleached, extra heavy table damask, regular d»
$2.00 values. During this sale
All linen extra heavy huck towels, hemmed, size 22x36 d»o nr
During this sale at per dozen p£. I O
Vz dozen dj-i 4 A
During this sale tpl.TrU
Odds and ends in all kinds of towels will be closed at 1-3 off former
Linen towelings by the yard, 17 and 18 inch, all linen towelings,
extra heavy, bleached, round thread,
At from per yard I Ic to I O
FANCY HUCK TOWELINGS BY THE YARD
Our entire line of fancy huck towelings, all linen, extra good qual
ity, 20x22 inches wide, formerly sold at 65c and 75c A
per yard. During this sale, per yard
12 Yards to the Piece Sold in Full Pieces Only.
No. 704 during this sale at £l 9
Per piece pl**£D
No. 710 during this sale at «7|J
Per piece 1
No. 300 during this sale at d»| A A
Per piece 1«%7U
No. 4000 during this sale at dJO O A
Per piece p£«£iU
42 inch Continental at 1
Per yard IOC
42 inch Dwight Anchor O
Per yard 1 OC
45 inch Dwight Anchor Oiig*
Per yard &.UC
45 inch Continental at Oft*
Per yard &
He was a tall colored man with the
stamp of a loafer He enteied a pawn
shop in a businesslike manner and laid
down a bundle.
"Ah wants two bits." he said.
The pawnbroker unwrapped the bun
dle. It contained a savings bank. In
side the bank money rattled.
"Yo' all thinks Ah don* know much
pawnin' dat dere bank," explained
the dusky financier. "Ah's not gwine
open it, case I'd spen' it all, an" Ah jes'
wants two bits, mister."
The broker handed out the two bits.
When the borrower left he opened the
bank with a master key and found $3
in dimes and nickels. Indianapolis
WhiteGood and Line Sale
Five more days in which to buy White Goods and Linens at
money saving prices. During the first five days we sold large
quantities. The bargains are so apparent that you cannot help but
buy. If you haven't already laid in a supply, don't fail to visit our
store and inspect the bargains offered you for the next five days.
You will find many other items in the Linen and White Goods line not mentioned here
at very attractive prices.
THE LEADING STORE
The old, the young, the middle
aged all can wear white. Now is the
time to buy High Quality, White
Goods, because the mills have made us
low prices to keep us busy during
what would otherwise be an idle sea
son. We are always on the lookout to get good values
for our patrons. We have them and advise that you
"Buy White Goods Now" and Save Money.
No. 895 all linen bleached napkins, 20 inch size
During this sale
Hard to Suit.
"When your mother-in-law fell into
the water, why didn't -you help to get
"My dear madam, you must know
that nothing I've ever done has pleased
Rftad the "Want" Calnm*
All linen napkins to match table linen by the yard will be sold dur
ing this sale at 20 per cent off regular prices.
No. 360 all linen bleached napkins, extra heavy, 20x22 inch size
values at $2.25 per dozen.
During this sale 1 «7
Our entire line of Pattern Cloths with napkins to match during this
sale 20 per cent off former prices.
Odds and ends in Lunch and Tray Cloths will be closed out at from
off former prices.
9x4 unbleached, Pennant A
Per yard LLC
9x4 bleached, Atlantic
Per yard LIC
9x4 bleached and half bleached Pequot, best quality O A
8x4 bleached and half bleached, Pequot, best quality A A
Per yard LOC
No. 80 Cambric, 36 inch, nainsook and cambric finish -i
During this sale, per yard 1
Lonsdale Cambric, 36 inch, nainsook and cambric finish
During this sale, per yard I O
A shrunk cotton for skirts and suits, 36 inches wide,
During this sale, per yard I
FRUIT OF THE LOOM
During this sale, per yard
During this sale, per yard JJC
During this sale, per yard OC
A heavy checked Nainsook, 35 inches wide,
splendid for underwear, repular 25c 1 (J
value, during this sale per yard JLOC
also good bow and case
For Sale Cheap. This is
an ex'ellent sweet-toned
instrument, is in good
condition and is sure to please you.
I could send it on trial.
MISS. BERTHA W-.MARDIS
Route No. 5 Rcsedale, Kansas
The Roman senate was a judicial
and legislative body and for several
centuries numbered 300 men, carefully
selected from the patricians. The ma
jority of votes decided a question, and
the order in which the senators spoke
and voted was determined by their
rank. Their decisions, called senatus
consulta. were the supreme law of the
republic, from which, of course, there
was no appeal. After the establish
ment of the empire the character of
the senate was greatly lowered, and
at last it became simply the tool of the
emperor, to do his bidding regardless
of the consequences.—New York Amer
ican. -, -55-,-,-v
n* •,* Didn't Want Any.
Swlgsby came downstairs to a 10
o'clock .breakfast, with a vacant coun
tenance and a backward tendency In
his hair that made bis eyes ache. He
sat down at the table and, picking up
his fork, glared in uneasy wonder at
something on the plate before him. It
had evidently been fried and was in
tended for food.
Swlgsby harpooned it with his fork
and lifted it bodily, gazing at- it with
"What under the sun," he exclaimed
at last, "is this thing?"
"Well," replied his patient wife, with
the shadow of a sigh, "it looks like
your new soft felt Jiat. and that is
what I thought it was. but you pulled
it out of your pocket when you came
home this morning and said it was a
nice steak, and you wanted it fried for
breakfast. You needn't give me any of
it. I'm not hungry."
And Swigsby, who was Just wild to
know what else he said when he came
home, and what time it was, for the
life of him didn't dare to ask.—Pear
8hocked and Grieved Her Husband.
Jimson was a little, sharp ed shoe
maker with stooped shoulders and a
chin whisker. He lived in a Missouri
river town, and whenever he drank too
much he used to wind up by going
home and thrashing bis wife. She
never failed to go over to a neighbor's
after a session with the old man and
complain bitterly of his treatment.
After awhile the neighbors grew wea
ry of the oft repeated tale and remark
ed: "Well, you seem to like it. You
always take it willingly. Why don't
you pick up something and hit him
with it the next time he whips you?"
The wife considered the matter, and
the next time her lord began to beat
her she grasped a chair and smashed it
over his head. The old man fell back
in-stark amazement, dropped his hands
and stared at her.
"Why, Mary—why, Mary!" he whim
pered. "What on earth is the matter
with you? You never done this way
before."—Kansas City Star.
Humanity to Mules.
"In the fifteen years that I have been
connected with societies for the pre
vention of cruelty to animals in this
and other cities I never have received
a complaint alleging cruelty to a mule,"
said the humane looking man. "That
immunity of mules from harsh treat
ment is an Interesting question. Why
are they immune? There are plenty
of mules, even in Philadelphia. Does
nobody beat them? Does nobody un
derfeed them? If not, why not? Does
a mule show such a decided ability to
take care of himself that his owner is
afraid to abuse him, or do men beat
mules and starve them and escape
punishment because the persons who
witness the beating and starving think
it is only a mule and not worth both
ering about? What is the explanation
of that phase of the mule question,
An Old Scotch Sundial.
Record is contained in the Bible of
a sundial set up in 771 B. C. by Ahaz to
commemorate the miraculous healing
of his sod, Hezekiah. A very ancient
one was some time ago discovered ly
ing in the grounds of the ruined castle
of Finlarig. Killin. Perthshire, Scot
land, the ancient seat of the Breadal
banes. Unlike most dials, it has twelve
planes for recording the hours and two
circular planes for use in summer and
winter respectively. For many centu
ries the occupants of the castle deci
phered its many angles as it stood
reared on a tall pedestal, reflected in
the waters of a fountain. The interval
of nearly 2.000 years between this dial
and that set up by Ahaz shows for how
long the dial held its own as an object
The Critic Criticised.
Whistler once gave a tart answer to
a critic of one of the "nocturnes." This
critic said the nocturne in question
wasn't good. Whistler screwed his
monocle and grinned at the man.
"Don't say it isn't good," he said.
"Say you don't like it. Then you'll be
safer. And now come over here. Here
is something you do like."
And Whistler led the critic to a side
board whereon there stood a whisky
Not In His Clase.
The young "man with a perpendicular
measurement of six feet and breadth
in proportion had asked the demure
little maiden of four feet six to marry
"Harold." she said, flashing out a re
sentful glance up at him, "that isn't
fair! It isn't sportsmanlike! Take
one of your size!"—Chicago Tribune.
"Brierly Is always very cautious
about the statements he makes."
"Yes he had occasion the other day
to refer to Shakespeare, whom he call
ed 'the greatest English poet, accord
ing to many good Judges.' "—Chicago
Correct*d Jan. 29,1913
Prices on creamery buner.Dour, bran,snorts
and apples are dealers' selling prieea, all other
are prices paid to producers.
Wheat, No. 1 Northern 80c
Wheat, No. 8 78c
Wheat, No. 3 76c
Wheat, No. 4 7i
Wheat, rejected 66cc
Wheat, No. 1 VelTet Chaft 79c
Wheat, No. 2 Velvet Chaff. .76c
Wheat, No. 3 Velvet Chaff. 73c
Wheat, No 1 Durum
Wheat, No. 3 Durum
Wheat, No. 8 Durum
Wheat, No. 4 Durum
Potatoes .-. 30c
Beans $2.90 per bushel
Cabbage lHc perpound
Batter, separator. 29
Butter, creamery 32c
Onions 50c perbushel
LrimbB.- $4.00 to $8.00
Chickens 6 to 9c
Veal calves #6.00
24.0 to 28c
35c to 45c
50c to 5?c
...$1.11 to $1.26
26c to 28c
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TBE NEW YORK PLAY CO.
Viola Aliens Great Play
By E. Marion Crawford
word each insertion. No
15 cents, cash with
One cent a
ad for leas
30 per cent discount for additional
Insertions—No accounts booked for least
WANTED—Good girl for general
housework. Inquire at this of
COMPETENT GIRL WANTED for
general house work. Mrs. J. H.
Taylor, 109 Bertha street, 'phone
WANTED—Trav ling man a
wife, two or three nicely furnished
rooms in modern home, with board
preferred. Address Chas. Rodeen,
Houses and Rooms.
FOR RENT—Steam heated room
in old Postoffice block. Inquire of
R. W. Stanford. 572
WANTED—To rent after Mar. 1,
5 to 8 room house. Modern if pos
sible. R. M. Noren, Pouch A, City.619
WANTED—Many rooms for Sem
inary students. Call A. C. Pederson,
'phone No. 9, between Jan. 1st andfor
FOR RENT—Large front room,
well furnished in modern house to
lady only. Inquire at 721 W. Litch
field avenue. 589
FOR RENT—Rooms furnished for
housekeeping in Willmar, opposite
Steam Laundry. Mrs. J. S. Day,
Raymond, Minn. 623
FOR RENT—Good business loca
tion with store fixtures good opening
for drug store, or will sell building.
Peter Thulin, Kandiyohi, Minn. 610
HOUSES FOR SALE—On the in
stallment plan. If interested in buy
ing a house it will pay you to call at
our office and get full particulars.
Anderson Land Co., Willmar, Minne
Lost, Found, Etc.
FOUND—A child's black fur coll
ar. Owner can have same by calling
on J. J. Brown, Merchants Hotel and
Stock For Sale.
YOUNG HORSES for sale. Anton
Bjorling, Willmar, Rt. 2. 613
HORSES FOR SALE—Inquire of
Mrs. J. S. Day, Raymond, Minn. 624
FOR SALE}—One greldmgr, black, 3
year-old. $150 If taken at once. C. L.
Roske, Rt. 3, Willmar. 533
FOR SALE—Horse, harness and
buggy. Apply J. L. Cale, Willmar,
FOR SALE OR TRADE—One year
old full blooded Poland China boar.
Gunerius Bartberg, Spicer, Rt. 1.587
HOLSTEIN BULLS FOR SALE—
One coming two-year-old and two
calves all registered full bloods.
Address David Swenson, Rt. 1, Spic
FOR SALE—Good sound work
ing horses, old and young, which, I
will sell reasonably, if taken this
month. Mrs. A. Mikkelson, Pennock,
Route 1. 632
EGGS FOR HATCHING —Pure
bred Barred Plymouth Rock chick
en eggs for hatching 5c each. No
replace. T. J. Lawson, New London,
Saturday. Feb. 1st
WITH THE TALENTED ACTRESS
And a Metropolitan Cast
Prices: 25, 50, 75, $1.00, $1.50
Bronze Turkey Toms weight o\er 20
lbs. Very tame $5 each only 3 left.
T. J. Lawson, Willmar, Minn. 629
ACRE TRACTS FOR SALE—At J5.0C
cash and 15.00 per month. For price and
further particulars call at our office
Anderson Land Co., Willmar. 314
NORTHERN MINNESOTA LANDS—
$12.50 to $15.00 per acre $2 per acre
cash, balance on easy terms at 5 per
cent. For further particulars call at
our office or write Anderson Land Co.,
Willmar, Minn. 550
FOR SALE OR TRADE—40 acres
school, land, 3 miles from New Lon
don 25 acres timber 15 acres good
meadow. G. W. Lord, St. Cloud. 627
FARM FOR RENT—240 acres, all
new, nice buildings, and farm in good
condition. Wish to rent for cash.
For furth information write or call.
Mrs. A. Mikkelson, Pennock, Route
FOR SALE OR RENT—A 320
acre farm in northwest Souj Dako
ta. 110 acres under cultivation,
newly broke 100 acres rolling prai
rie, which can be broken. Balance
meadow and pasture land. Has run
ning water. A splendid opportunity
stock, especially sheep best of
climate, finest kind of watery stock
graze out all winter 11 miles from
railroad will sell cheap or will rent
on favorable terms splendid oppor
tunity for some one with a small cap
ital. Will pay railroad fare both
The only Baking Powder made
from Royal Grape Cream of Tartar
MO ALUM, MO LIME PHOSPHATE
ways to party who buys. Address
all communications to A. W. Lind
berg, Graceville, Minn. 630
FOR SALE—14 horse power gaso
line engine. Call at the Tribune of
FOR SALE—Dry cordwood at $3
per cord. William Olson, Spicer,
Historical and Anniversary
Calendar for 1913
THE cover page has two local parcels post maps
with table of rates. The leaf for each month
carries anniversary dates of local interest.
The dates are shown in figures one and one fourth
inches in size, making it a utility calendar appreci
ated by busy people at home or office.
PRICE, 15 Cts. THE COPY, POSTPAID
Alt persons paying subscription to the WILLMAR
.. TRIrJUNE will receive one free of charge
HAY FOR SALE—At from $3.00
to $14.00 per ton in stock. Inquire
of Anderson Land Co., Willmar, Min
FOR SALE—White oak posts and
mixed cordwood, mile northeast
of Bethesda Homes at Eagle Lake.
0. O. Birkeland, Rt. 5, Willmar. 626
SEED CORN FOR SALE—Minne
sota No. 13 and Minnesota No. 7.
Guaranteed to grow 95 per cent. My
corn took first prize at Short Course
show and at county fair. John Ahl
strom, Spicer, Minn. 625
GRAVEL—F. O. B. cars at New Lon
don pit. Address John Wright, New
MONEY TO LOAN—See S. L. Ben
ton for farm loans, on the optional
payment plan, and at IOAV interest,
as he has charge of the loaning bus
iness while I am away from home.
A. P. Adams. 562
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