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SAVINGS DEPARTMENT DEPOSIT VAULTS
Nineteen Dry States.
Six western states are preparing for
che extension, Jan. 1, of the waterwag
on route to Colorado, Iowa, Washing
ton, Oregon, Idaho and Arkansas.
The six states, voted dry by legis
latures, prepared today to enforce the
laws which become effective at mid
night, Dec. 31.
With South Carolina, which also be
comes dry Jan. 1, and Virginia, where
prohibition is effective Nov. 1, 1916, 19
states will be in the dry column.
Nebraska, California, Michigan,
South Dakota, Vermont and the terri
tory of Alaska will vote on statewide
prohibition next year, they have al
ready announced, and several other
states are expected to ballot on the
The seven states which become pro
bibttlon next Friday midnight add a
population of 8,254,043 to the dr
ranks, according to the 1910 census.
Fahhio, Dec. 27—A Happy New
Tear to the Tribune and all its read
Mffe. Ed. Burgeson left for Kandi
jrohi Monday, a week ago, after visit
ing with relatives here for some time
Mn, and Mrs. Ben Lindblad enter
tained relatives Sunday.
Mr. LaGrippe is visiting in this
Mr. and Mrs Ed Ericson were en
tertalned at A. Lundin's Christmas
Eve. and Day
Gilbert Elmqulst had a gas light
plant installed in his residence last
week. The work was done by Holm
firoe. of Kandiyohi.
Mr. and Mrs. Victor Norling of Lake
Lillian visited with the latter's par
eats, *Mr. and Mrs Louis Strandberg
Mr. and Mrs C. A Dahline are en
relatives from St. Paul
Miss Mabel Gibson of Roseland is
visiting at A Sonden's
Afbin Freed and family were enter
tained at John Anderson's home on
Clarence Lindblad is hauling lum
ber for the granary which he will
-erect next spring.
Arthur Blomquist is assisting Carl
on Bros, with the work.
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We have a letter from the head
quarters of the Republican State Cen
tral Committee of Iowa in the inter
est of the candidacy of Albert Cum
mine of Iowa for president. Editor
Sam Y. Gordon of Browns Valley had
addressed an inquiry as to Senator
Cummins' stand on the tariff, and
Sam's letter, together with their reply
is sent to all the editoss Extracts
from Cummins' speeches show that
he is a staunch supporter of the "prin
ciple of protection," BUT does not be
lieve in a high tariff that will "sub
sidize the manufacturer." He thinks
he knows just where to draw the line
and that he can decide satisfactorily
which is "fair" and which is "unfair"
WILLMAR, MINNESOTA, WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 2\ 1915.
DRY OFFERS SULZER
Starbuck, Minn., Prohibitionist Says
He Will File Former N. Y.
I. Uu Kalnes of Starbuck, Minn,
prohibition editor, today announces
that he will file the name of William
Sulzer, deposed governor of New York
on the Minnesota primary ballot, as
prohibition candidate for president
Elected as a democrat, Sulzer broke
with Tammany and was ousted by
impeachment proceedings He joined
the bull moose party, but last year
was prohibition candidate for gover
nor of New York, polling 128,000
Mr. Kalnes, who was prohibition
candidate for secretary of state last
year, touched off the Sulzer boom to
day through the prohibition press bul
A delegation of Minnesota prohibi
tion leaders will leave for Chicago
tonight to attend a conference rela
tive to the next national campaign,
and the convention to take place July
16 in Minneapolis In the party will
be George Wells, W Calder
wood, Senator E E. Lobeck and E.
Leffler —Minneapolis Journal
Norway Lake, Dec. 27—Services
were conducted in the Synod church
Services will be held at the Synod
church Sunday, January 16, in Nor
wegian in the forenoon and English
in the evening Rev Njus will speak.
Misses Agnes and Rikka Boe, who
attend school at Sioux Falls, S.
are spending the holidays at their
parental home here.
Miss Anna Stene spent a few days
at Wlllmar last week.
Parochial school will commence
Monday, January 3rd, the Synod*
Quite a large crowd attended the
ribbon social given by Miss Amanda
Boe in Dist No. 104, December 18.
Mrs. Ben Halvorson has returned*
from a few days' visit in the cities.
Mrs. Arne Boe of Bowman county,
North Dakota is visiting with relatives
and friends in this vicinity.
Mrs. Guilder Swenson and mother.
Mrs Martha Negaard left for £t
Paul last week.
A Christmas tree festival was given
in the Swedish Mission church last
Mrs Neiland of Nevis is spending
the holidays with relatives and
Olaf Hande arrived from Canada a
few days ago and is spending the holi
days wih relatives here.
William Swenson is spending the
holidays with relatives in St. Paul.
A program and basket social will
be given by the young people of the
Synod church in the church basement
Thursday evening, Deo. 30th.
Miss Lydia Swenson is spending
the holidays at her parental home
Mrs Martin Walby spent a few days
at New London last week.
THE FARMER'S FORUM
Devoted to the interests of Farmers Clubs, Co-operative
Enterprises, and Topics of particular interest to the far
mers. Notices of meetings and contributions solicited.
DOORS TO SUCCESS SWING
OPEN TO BOYS AND QIRLS
New doors to success are being
opened to the young men and the
young women of west central Minne
sota by the West Central School of
Agriculture and Experiment Station
These doors consist of a series of
courses beginning January 3 and end
ing March 24, and cover such sub
jects as types and breeds of farm and
mals, small grains, blacksmithing,
carpentry, milk-testing, industrial
geography, English, sanitation, physi
ology, sewing, cooking, music
West central Minnesota holds won
derful possibilities of agricultural de
velopment, but if such development
is to come rapidly, it must be by the
application of businesslike methods
It is with just this thing in view that
the courses mentioned are being of
A group of business men got to
gether not long since to consider a
plan of enlarging a factory in which
they were interested. It was felt that
the enlargement of the plant was ne
cessary in order to meet the increas
ing demand for their goods. One
man was present, however, who had
been through a factory no larger than
that about which the men were de
bating, but which in spite of this fact
was turning out a much larger pro
duction by means of a better arrange
men* of its equipment This man
opposed the enlargement of the plant
as unnecessary expense, but suggest
ed then as an alternative a rearrange
ment of the machinery. His plan was
adopted with altogether satisfactory
PROGRESSIVE PARMER IS
It is just this kind of a plan which
is being presented by the Morris
school to the progressive farmer, who
is in reality a business man, and who
just like other business men1, is look
ing for means to improve the output
of his plant
Live stock on the farm is presented
because live stock, which is fed farm
crops in part at least, gives the farm
er a double profit The difference be
tween the cost of producing the crop
and the cost of feeds on the markets
is one profit, and the gain to be had
by feeding and marketing live stock
Again, many a farmer is spending
his time in growing small grains of
common standards without a thought
of the fact that he might do much
better by growing pedigreed strains
for sale as ed It costs little more
to grow seed for commercial purpos
es than it does to grow the common
grades of gram, and the return is
No better way has been found to
get these ideas into practise on one's
farm than by sending some of the
young people from the farm to such
a school as the West Central School,
to absorb the ideas and bring them
home to put into practise. The young
men and young women who have at
tended such schools are on their met
tie They work with enthusiasm and
they get results. It Is good to have
such young men and young women
on the farms.
COURSE OF ONE WEEK.
But in these days the mature farm
er is not willing that his children or
his neighbor's children should do all
of the education-getting. He cannot
take a three months' course, but he
can take a week's course and get a
lot of useful facte For just such men
the West Central School is offering a
week's short course which will begin
February 14 and close February 19.
This is a course of an intensely prac
tical character Jt puts stress upon
farming as a business. It will give
instruction also in beef-producing,
dairying, dairy types and feeding,
commercial seed production, drain
age, use of gas engines, ways to
build farm structures, the work of
farmers' clubs, and contracts and oth
er legal forms In addition, will be
offered talks and demonstrations by
men like Smith, formerly at
University Farm, St Paul, W. A. Mc
Kerrow, and N. E. Chapman of the
Extension Division of the College of
Agriculture, and S B. Garner, a lee
turer on farm drainage. The eve
nings will be devoted to social pleas
ures and entertainments.
Another force is at work for west
cenral Minnesota, however, and that
is the West Central Experiment Sta
tion. Here in a practical way are be
ing worked out the problems that con
front the farmers of the region.
For example, there is the problem
of the right corn for west central Min
nesota Many farmers have been
growing Minnesota No 13, and w'th
not a little success, but improved
strains of Minnesota No. 13, better
adapted to the conditions which ex
ist in the west central part of the
REL'NING AND REPAIRING
All those having old robes for re
lining or repairing are asked to
bring them in now before cold
weather sets in while we have
time to do the work.
N a Mitts
We have a large stock of new
robes for sale A good chance to pick out
just what you want. Fur mittens also
for sale Be sure to see me before buying
for I will do the best anyone can do,
you buy now.
We tan robes or prepare skins for
Andrew O. Sather, Prop.
South First St WILLMAR
S A MINIS
Deal direc. with the largestand oldestboos*
ID ths West Highest pric«* and immedUU
cub returns. Write for price list, tags and
W AB TWIMIItt WCTmOAY, PECPWCT «, IttS
state are needed, and the Experiment
Station is making progress toward
finding them. Alfalfa, again, has found
a place in this part of the state There
are problems affecting alfalfa which
have not been solved, in spite of the
success with which the forage has
been grown, however, and the Experi
ment Station is at work upon these
As these and other problems' are
worked out, they are given without
reserve to the people of the state,
through the young men and the young
women who come to the school, thru
those who attend* the short courses,
and by every other available means.
WORK CARRIED TO THE FARM.
In fact, the school carries not a
little of its instruction to the people
on their own farms This has been
done to a large extent by promoting
rural improvement committees and
organizations, by the Influence of its
students upon their own farms' and
upon their own communities, and by
its faculty in contact with the farm
A man of great success living in
the vicinity of a school similar to that
of Morris made the remark the other
day that the school was one of the
best assets of the entire region. It
was making better men and better
women of the young men and young
women of the day, and it was re-mak
ing agricultural methods, and through
them increasing the prosperity of the
whole country-side. This is just the
kind of thing which the West Cen
tral Minnesota School was established
to do Progress is its watchword. It
is asking simolv that the people- of
the country quicken their pace in their
progress, and through its winter
courses and its short courses it is
showing how the pace may be quick
FARMERS' AND HOME-MAKERS'
WEEK AT UNIVERSITY FARM
Interesting Program Planned for the
Week of January 3-8 at St. Paul.
One of the features of Farmers' and
Home-makers' Week at University
Farm, St Paul, January 3 to 8, 1916,
will be a congress of live stock breed
The breeders will come together in
tne general meetings of the Minn^-
Live Stock Breeders' Association,
Thursday, January 6, for the discus
sion of large problems relating to live
stock Probably President George E.
Vincent, of the University of Minne
sota, will deliver an address of wel
come L. E. Potter, president of the
Live Stock Breeders' Association, will
give a response. W. A. Cochel of the
Kansas College of Agriculture, who
has had 20 years' of experience in
feeding, will discuss feeding poor
quality roughage to beef cattle. L. T.
Haecker will talk on the cost of pro
ducing beef, basing his talk upon ex
periments carried on for years at the
Minnesota Experiment Station. Geo.
McKerrow of Wisconsin, will talk of
pure bred live stock for the North
w(&t. G. Watson French of Davenport,
Iowa, will probably discuss the foot
and mouth disease, and the appraisal
of pure bred animals. F. W. Merrill,
a well known dairy expert, is also on
The various auxilliary breeders' as
sociations will hold their individual
meetings The speakers at the meet
ing of swine breeders, Wednesday,
January 5, will be L. P. Martiny, one
of Wisconsin's most successful hog
breeders, R. C. Ashby of the Minne
sota Experiment Station on the value
ot self-feeders, and M. H. Reynolds,
also of the Minnesota Experiment Sta
tion, on diseases of hogs.
At the meeting of sheep breeders,
Wednesday, January 5, George Mc
Kerrow of Wisconsin, for 35 years a
successful breeder of sheep, will dis
cuss the feeding of sheep for the show
ring and the market and T. G. Pat
terson of the Minnesota Experiment
Station, will make a comparison of
cross breeds and grades.
At the meeting of horse breeders,
Wednesday, January 5, if arrange
ments are carried out, A E. Trow
bridge of the University of Missouri,
will talk on breeds and Dr. Shores,
who has promoted the successful colt
shows at Lake City, will discuss colt
The star of the beef breeders' meet
ings, Friday, January 7, will be John
Clay of Chicago, one of the largest
breeders of beef cattle in the United
At the meeting of Jersey breeders,
Friday, January 7, M. D. Munn, presi
dent of the American Jersey Cattle
Club, and president of the American
Society of Record Associations, will
be one of the principal speakers. With
him on the program will be Hugh Van
Pelt, of Iowa. At the Holstein meet
ing, W Schilling of Northfield, Min
nesota, and Watson French of Dav
enport, Iowa, both large breeders of
Holstein cattle, will speak. The pro
gram for the Guernsey breeders' meet
ing Friday, January 7, has not yet
been completed, but will be of the
same character as that of the other
In addition to these meetings and
conferences during Farmers' and
Home-Makers' Week, will be offered
oportunity to hear lectures and dem
onstrations on all of the leading phas
es of farming, especially as applied to
Minnesota and for the women of Min
nesota's homes, will be offered most
attractive courses dealing with such
problems as the home care of the sick,
the care of children, foods, and' cloth*
ing, together with conferences of
housewives and mothers.
Profitable and enjoyable entertain
ments and addresses will be given in
One of the big features of the Week
that should not be forgotten is the
meeting of the farmers' clubs of the
state to decide upon the question of a
ORCHARD AND GARDEN NOTES
Strawberries may still be mulched,
even though there is snow on the
Remember Farmers' and Home-Mak
ers' Week, at University Farm, St
Paul, January 3-8, 1916.
Bulletin 85, Department of Agricul
ture, Ottawa, Ontario, is a splendid
pamphlet on hardy-rose culture.
How many of the trees and shrubs
in your own neighborhood 40 you
O. W. KROON A
know? This is a good time to study
The paper-white narcissus should be
coming into bloom It may be grown
in jars containing rocks and water
The bulb should just touch the water
Wreaths of spruce and red ruscus
may be made at home If the ever
green carries cones the arangement
may be prettier. Tie the green to an
apple barrel hoop.
We need more thickets and dense
tree growths to protect our birds, both
in summer and winter These should
be planted with fruit-bearing shrubs
and may be both useful and ornamen
If you were unfortunate enough to
miss the meeting of the State Horti-
Old Plumes Made
You will be delighted at what we
can make for you from your old,
apparently useless feathers. Come
in any time and see the beautiful
Plumes, Pompons, Fancies, Etc.,
we are making for our customers
from their old discarded feathers
Beautiful French Plumes made
from your old willow plumes. We
clean, dye and repair plumes, par
adise and feathers of all kinds
Prices reasonable. Agents wanted.
National Plume Cleaning
& Dyeing Co.
622 Nicollet Ave. Room SOS
The Minneapolis Dollar-Hotel
260 MODERN ROOMS
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Tribune Wan-Tads Bring Results.
CANDY, ICE CRKA
cultural Society early in December,
make a special effort to attend the
Farmers' Short Course at University
Farm, January 3-8. The week's ex
penses, including board, etc at the
farm, need not exceed six dollars You
can't very often put in a week so
filled with good things at that price.
—LeRoy Cady, associate horticultur
ist, University Farm, St. Paul, Min
NEEDLESS LOSS BY
SMUT IN WHEATS
Recently in Northwestern Minne
sota, we called at a local elevator and
while there, a farmer brought in a
sample of wheat. It was promptly
rejected by the buyer. The buyer said
he could not handle the wheat under
We examined the wheat and found
the worst case of stinking smut we
had ever seen. Fully 10 per cent of
the sample was smut balls and the
whole was dirty looking and foul
smelling. At best the sample of wheat
was worth no more than feed prices,
and it is doubtful whether any kind
of stock would have cared to eat the
Here was a case where a farmer
who had done all the work necessary
to produce a crop of wheat and had
harvested and threshed it, probably
secured 15 bushels of wheat per acre
worth no more than 60 cents a bush
el, whereas if he had sown good seed
he might have harvested 20 bushels
of wheat worth 90 cents a bushel. In
other words, he could have gotten $18
per acre for his crop in place of $9.
The entire loss could have been pre
vented by the formalin treatment at
a cost not to exceed a very few cents
per acre. A pint bottle of formaldi
hyde costing from. 35 to 50 cents and
a few hours labor would have treated
enough seed grain to sow 50 acres.
There is no excuse for such a loss ex
cept carelessness. Any drug store,
general Implement dealer, experiment
station or farm paper will cheerfully
furnish information concerning the
treatment of grain for smut. No far
mer is wealthy enough to afford to
sow grain affected with smut.—A. D.
Wilson, TJnivereity Farm, St. Paul.
Energy, push, determination and
honesty when accompanied by a
course of training in the Mankato
Commercial College, Mankato, Minn.,
win every time. Take a course in bus
iness or shorthand in the great
school and you'll be a winner. Send
for their catalogue. It is free.—Adv.
Don't forget to attend the Removal
8ale at the Hoglund»Hardwar« 8tore.
I'M 60ING- TO
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those put up in form of binders, which
place and economize the carbon
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these you don't realise what a great
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continuous daily (.01c the first day, .02c
the second day, .04c the third day, .08c the
fourth day, etc.) for thirty days we will
give absolutely free One Thousand Dol
lars in Gold.
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TRIBUNE PRINTING COMPANY.
Notice to the Public
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will pay no debts incurred by my son,
Sam Holmgren, at any store in Wilt
mar or eleewhwere. If credit is given
him, it will be at your own risk.
Adv. Mrs. Amelia C. Holmgren.
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Wiggins or 'phone 126. 411
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FAKES OFF DANDRUFF,
HAIR STOPS FALLOTO
•ave your Halrl Get a 25 cent bottle
of Danderine right now—Also
steps itching scalp.
Thin, brittle, colorless and scraggy
hair is mute evidence ot a neglected
scalp of dandruff—that awful scurf.
There Is nothing so destructive to
the hair as dandruff. It robs the hair
of its lustre, its strength and its. very
life eventually producing a feverish
ness and itching of the scalp, which
if not remedied causes the hair roots
to shrink, loosen and die—then the
hair falls out fast A little Danderine
tonight—now—any time—will surely
save your hair.
Get a 26 cent bottle of Knowlton's
Danderine from any drug stojpt Ton
surely can have beautiful hair and lots
of it if yon will just try a little Dan
derine. Save your hair! Try it!
Perkins—Did yon see Morgan's, new
A N E S S
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