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VOLUME 2 4
BOYS TO LEAVE
FOR CAMP DODGEConcerts
Contingent of Thirty to Leave
Wilhnar on Saturday, Apr. 27.
Thirty boys will be sent to Camp
[Dodge at 2:30 o'clock on Saturday, April
z*27th. It is expected fifteen boys will be
ant to Columbus Barracks. Ohio be
veen May 1 and 5th. The thirty boys
1 go April 27th. will be taken from the
flowing list: Arthur Eugene Berg
?nd, Atwater George Henry Ander-
Svea Wlllard Doss, liaymond Bar
August Uougen, Spicer Edwin Ar
J8©n,. Atwater Clarence Edward Yock
ii »t» **ui Bennie O. Dunham, Ne
lyndoa Otto Odlund, Willmar Elmer
innaan, Atwater, R. 0 James Marshall
c'aser. Willmar Simon Edward Sol
.Aonson. Atwater Oliver Emil Johnson,
I aymond Otto Etaanuel Berglund, Spi
.Andrew Lee, Atwater, R. 3 Harry
ii^'e Krickaon, Willmar Frank Rufus
V^opn.. Raymond Oscar Leonard Mor
lu,'. Atw»ter John J. Week. Brooten
~ars J. Blrkeland, Willmar Olof Hand-
Minneapolis Ernest Eugene Berg
Arthur William Paul-
Willmar Inrina Foqfberg, Willmar
olbjorn Eidahl /K^rfthoven Einar
fljalmar Brogren. Willmar George
Knott. Raymond Marcus O. Mikkelson,
Kerkhoven Elmer C. Engvall, Atwater
Clarence Leonard Paulson, Atwater Al
bin Gustaf Carlson. Spicer, R. Joseph
E. Scheinblom. Willmar Herbert Al
fred Masterson, Pennock R. Alger
Hilarius Erickson. Svea: Martin O.Mon
son. Hawick Alfred C. Williamson, At
water, R. 4 Edward E. Olson, Willmar
Harry Louis Yockel, St. Paul Erwln
S. Erickson. Olivia Gustaf Enander,
Monson. Willmar and Olof Cornel An
gel Simonson, Spicer, R. 2.
A 8 8 S 8 S O 8 WXXA TAKE
OBOP AN XJkBOB REPORT
Publie Safety Commission has Ordered
That Questions be Asked About
Crops, Stock and Labor.
County Auditor Samuel Nelson has re
ceived blanks from the State Safety
Commission to be distributed among the
•fy assessors the county for the purpose
f'f securing a farm crop and labor re
jrt. Th questions on this blank
,J hich the assessors will ask of each
--mer will be the number of acres of
following crops planted in 1917 and
'18: Barley, beans, beets, buckwheat,
Trait, hay, oats, potatoes, rutaba
Irye, speltz, sorghum, sugar beets
Svheat. Th farmer will be asked
,jt. many head of stock of different
.anas he has this year and how many
he had last year. will also be ask
ed what farm labor he needs.
S CROSS DONATIONS
Loyalty League in Schools.
Previously reported $6?0.79
Dist. No. 2, Ethel Miller teacher. 37.55
Total to date $718.34
ORATS FH.E S POR TREASURER
Mr. W. F. Gratz, the wellknown trav
eling salesman and pioneer resident of
our county, announces his candidacy for
(the nomination for County Treasurer
jln the June primary. This makes the
fourth filing for this office and adds an
other element to the contest which is
sure to add "pep" and vim to the same.
Mr. Grata is a good campaigner.
X. C. HASSBN, D. O.
ior Surgery, Orthopedics
BAND COMING NEXT WEEK
THE WILLMAR HOSPITAL
BR. B. J. BRANT0N
The Willmar Hospital
Visiting Hours: 3 to 4 p. m.
For the Treatment of All Non-Contagious Diseases
Corner Becker Aye. and Fourth St
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at Lutheran Free Church
and in St. John's church.
The citizens of this community will
again have the opportunity to listen to
a splendid program which will be given
in the Lutheran Free church, Wednes
day evening, April 24th.
Augsburg Seminary Band of Mim»3
apolis is on a Concert tour and will
be here on above mentioned date. A
real musical treat is in store for all.by
The band consists of nineteen members
under the able leadership of Prof. Carl
R. Youngdahl. organist and choir direc
tor of Judson Memorial church, Minne
apolis. Prof. Youngdahl is a holder of
the Associate Degree of the American
Guild of Organists, an organization af
filiated with the University of New York.
He will render several pipe organ selec
The extreme low admission fee of 25
cents will go to defray the traveling
expenses of this splendid musical organ
ization. The program is as follows:
Our Director Bigelow
Augsburg Seminary Band
Cornet Solo Selected
Melvin* A. Helland
Selections from' Faust Gound
(A) Hvor finder jeg hvilen saa s8d.
(B) Carry Me Back to Old Virginny
Organ solo. Grand Fantasie de Con
Prof. Carl R. Youngdahl
Tenor solo—a-Mlllom bakker berg
Melvin J. Olson
Tenor duet—Twilight Nevin
M. J. Olson. T. M. Rykken
Organ solo—a-Echoes from the South
Prof. Carl R. Youngdahl
a-La Auguautaine Marie
b-National Emblem Bagley
Star Spangled Banner.
A N S CONCEIT
The Augsburg Seminarv Band will
give an afternoon concert at the St.
Johns church, Wednesday, April 24th
at 3 o'clock. The people of Pennock
and vicinity should not fail to hear
this musical organization consisting
of nineteen members. Admission 25c.
LYCEUM COURSE I N
The last, but not least, of this sea
son's Lyceum numbers will appear at,
the Whittier school, Kandiyohi, Satur
day April 20th at 8 o'clock p. m. Th
Metropolitan Male Trio has the dis
tinction of being the first male trio to
be placed in lyceum and Chautauqua
work for many years. These boys not
only sing but play many instrumental
selections on organ chimes. Some of
the finest parts of the program are
when the voices and chimes blend in
ideal harmony their playing and sing
FIRST IS. E I N I E S AID
The Ladies Aid of the Methodist Epis
copal church will serve lunch in the.
church basement next Wednesday. Pub
The Kingman and Lake Lillian base
ball nines will play at George Hard
ing's pasture next Sunday afternoon.
1 to 4 p. m. 7 to p. m. Sundays, 12 m. to 1 p. m.
Telephone) No. 122
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Corner Fourth Street and Litchfield Avenue
Oeaduoted P. 0. Davison, M. D. and 0.
Miss Mary Brugman, Snpt. of Nurses
Far the esrs snd treatment efsll noncontagious disessss. Strictly
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A free examination may reveal the cause of your trouble.
Member of U. C. A.
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A. P. HAN8BN, D. O.
Nervous Diseases, Gynecology
Funds Are Voted By Narrow Mar
gin of 16 Votes. 568 Votes
Schoolhouse bonds carried at the spe
cial school meeting last Friday evening
the close margin of 16 votes. Five
hundred and sixty-eight votes were cast,
292 in favor and £76 against the propo
The loan as voted will run to the
State of Minnesota at four per cent, and
when these $40,000 are approved by the
State Authorities, the Board of Edu
cation will have $135,000 available to
carry out their building plans.
There were no preliminaries at Fri
day's school meeting. Tw sets of
judges of election and clerks were ap
pointed, A Ballot Box No. 1, Edward
M. Elkjer, John W. Larson, Nels S.
Swenson and Hans Gunderson officiated
and at Ballot Box No. 2, Judge T. O.
Gilbert. C. F. Olson and C. S. Olson re
ceived the ballots and recorded the
names of voters. Edwin R. C. Johnson
and Emil Aspaas were appointed tellers
to distribute the ballots. Voting was
brisk, especially at the opening the
polls, and during the hour that the polls
were open 568 votes were registered.
The count resulted as follows:
Box No. 1 97 128
Box No. 2 195 I4g
Totals 292 276
Majority in favor of bonds, 16.
LOCAL AND PERSONAL
—Nels Quam left Monday for a busi
ness trip to New London.
T~ Wetherby and family spent
Saturday visiting in the cities.
—Charles Krase of Benson visited
here between trains last Monday.
—Peter Gustafson of Maynard visited
friends in this city last Sunday.
—John Ostlund of Kerkhoven visited
here between trains last Saturday.
—Herman Nordin and Tollef Lauve
left Monday for a trip to St. Cloud.
—Atty. Chas. A. Swanson of Atwater
was in this city on business Monday
A. C. Skoog visited
Minneapolis, Sunday and Mondav.
LundQuist returned Thurs-
for a visit with Mrs. A. A a
lis~stent £o ,^
8 PAGES WILLMAR, MINNESOTA, WEDNESDAY, APRIL 17, 1 9 1 8
—Kobert Anderson motored to Stock-
°*n ?Jness last Saturday.
»t^TM«- a Lundqulst vis
ited in Minneapolis Saturday and Sun-
a the Nursern man
6 7 a
of Benson visited
last Friday evening with Mr. and Mrs.
—George O'Hara returned Tuesday
from a visit with his sister, Mrs. Belle
Kmter in Duluth.
—Mr. and Mrs. Nels Quam visited
last Sunday at the Dr. Hans Johnson
home in Kerkhoven.
t~Z^~ Hildahl returned Saturday
ft A. °ls?.n
as a guest at
TT Johnson and daughter Hah.
8 S a is
in I the"Dr.
Hans Johnson home in Kerkhoven.
rtfl"7MiSSvr returned Satur
day to New London after a few dava
visit with her father, E. F. Fink
turne2d? Sunday evenin° from a
1 a a
—Privat John Munsona of Camn Pik
S a a
visit at his home in this city.
ffleson, who is employed at
the First National fiank in Litchfield
in this eft?!
Ben Benson, the plumber. left
Tuesday morning for Minneapolis to
the new school
—Albin Wahlstrand. who is serving
on the Federal Grand jury at Minneapo
lis, spent Sunday at his home in ihis
—Mrs. Hans Johnson and son John
arrived Monday from Kerkhoven for a
a N a
Calvin Brown of
Minneapolis visited the latter part of
—Miss Loretta Barrett returned Mon
day to Sioux City. Iowa, after a visit
since Thursday with Miss Mayme Beese
in this city.
—Mr. and Mrs. Julius Helmer and
daughter returned Monday evening from
an auto trip to Luverne and Rock
M. C. Lewis left Tuesday morning
for Minneapolis, returning with a large
four cylinder Chevrolet for the Handy
—On Friday, April 26th, Annette Kel
lermann in her big spectacular 10 reel
picture "Daughter of the Gods" will
appear at the Majestic. Don't miss it.
—About thirty-five children and grand
children assisted Jonas G. Monson to
celebrate his seventy-second birthday
last Sunday at his farm southeast of
—H. J. Halvorson has accepted a posi
tion as traveling salesman forth In
ternational Harvester Co. of Chicago.
He commenced his duties on Monday.
—Miss Esther Johnson of Spicer has
accepted a position as bookkeeper at
the Handy-Lewis Motor Company Jh
this- city. She commenced her duties
—Rev. and Mrs. W. E Pearson are
at St. Cloud being called there by the
death of Mrs. Pearson's mother. They
may visit at Willmar before they re
turn to Chicago.
—Mrs. Ole Gilbertson and daughter
Vivian returned Monday to Watertown,
S. D. They were accompanied by Mrs.
Gilbertson's brother, Anton Olson and
wife who will visit with them.
—J. Melvin Johnson and Albin Wahl
strand left Monday morning for Min
neapolis. Mr. Johnson returned In the
afternoon with an Elgin Six touring
car for the Dodge Service Station.
A son was born to Mrs. Eugene
Goodman last Thursday. Her husband
died three weeks ago in Canada. She is
a sister of Mrs. John Fladeboe. She Is
staying with her mother, Mrs. Eric
Olson, 317, 3rd St. W
—Mrs. Elmer Bergquist, Mrs. Ellen
Tallakson, Mrs. Christian Johnson, Mrs.
John Bergquist and Mrs. John Olson
attended the funeral of the late Mrs.
C. A. Larson at Tripolis last Thursday
—Otto Odlund resigned his position
as clerk in the Co-operative store last
Friday. He left Monday for a visit with
relatives in Colfax township and vi
cinity. Mr. Odlund will leave for a
training camp on the 27th of this
WM. S. S A AT MAJWTTIC
"Blue Blazes' Rawden" with William
S. Hart in the title role, will be the at
traction at the Majestic Theatre on Mon
day and Tuesday, April 22 and 23. Th
entire Hart company was transported
to the. northern woods to film the exter
iors for this picture and suffered con
soderable incovenience from the cold
weather, blizzards sometimes confining
the actors to the shelter, fthe rough
shacks for days at a time. According
to Hart, who directed the production in
addition to playing the title role, the
absence of horses was not relished by
the men who practically live in the sad
dle in California, and who performed
the hard work of dragging sleighs by
hand along the trails.
The Ladies of the Catholic church are
going to give ten coffees for benefit of
the Red Cross. Everybody to do their
bit between now and the first of June.
EVERY time yon wish
"the war was over/'
get busy and do your part
to help make it over. Buy
War Savings Stamps.
HERE FOR A WEEK
Full Information Available Regarding
Enlistments In Any Branch of
U. S. So/vice.
The Recruiting Agent for the United
States Army will visit Willmar for the
purpose of obtaining Recruits for the
Army from April 17, to April 24, 1918.
All branches are open in the Army
at present except the Aviation Section
and the Cavalry. All kinds of skilled
laborers are needed as well as fighting
men. Men who are accustomed to work
ing on Railroads, Engineers, Station
Agents, Firemen, Brakemen, Yard Fore
man, Switchman, Conductors, Dispatch
ers, Track Foreman, Electricians, Line
men, Signal Maintainers, Ga Engine
men, Clerks, Stenographers, Draftsmen,
Surveyors, Car-inspectors, Car-repairers,
Storekeepers, Piledriver Engineers, Pipe
fitters, Locomotive Inspectors', Wreck
derrick Engineers, Water supply men,
Cooks, Bakers, Horseshoers, Saddlers,
Harnessmakers, Carpenters, Structural
Iron Workers, Concrete and Cement
workers, Bridge carpenters, Ditchers,
Shoemakers, Barbers, Tailors, Teams
ters, Chauffeurs, Packers, Quarrymen,
Miners, Telegraph and Telephone Line
men as well as common laborers.
The term of enlistment is while the
8 8 a
Pay is from 130.00 to
1130.00 per month. N registered men
can be accepted only men from 18 to 21
and from 31 to 40 years of age can be
accepted. Those who are considering of
serving their country will have the
opportunity to dos by applying to the
Recruiting Sargeant at the City Hall
from Wednesday April 17 P. M. to Wed
nesday P. M. the 24 inst. All questions
will be cheerfully answered. All expens
es will be paid for applicants on date
Serjt. U. S. Infantry.
PATXrBSTXUE JTO&KS ATTBITO
A large automobile party, twenty-four
people in all, came over from Paynes
*£&*¥* attend the play given for the
benefit of the Red Cross at Willmar
Opera House, last night. "A Rustic
Romeo was given about three weeks
ago at Paynesville by home talent, also
under the direction of Elmer Broberg
of New London, where at two perform
ances the Red Cross netted $350. Those
who were in the party here last night
were Dr. C. H, Lundblad, Harward Bar
rie. Grace Barrie, Avis Dane, Mabel
Fox. Marie Andrews, Mr. and Mrs. C.
J. Halvorson, Laura Bugbie, Hazel Phil
lips, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Latterell. Hel
en Hertig, Esther Latterell, Harriet
Siver, Mary VanVorst, J. N. Bosworth,
W. S. Johnson, Robert Johnson, Mrs.
Anson Evans (who Is chairman of the
Paynesville Red Cross) Harvey Latter
ell, Ralph G. Bender, Rev. and Mrs.
F. Hudson. Willmar certainly appre
ciates their visit.
The Ladies of the Swedish Baptist
church will give a supper in the church
basement, Saturday, April 20, Menu:
Mashed potatoes, meat loaf and gravy,
baked beans/ pickles, sandwiches, coffee
and oatmeal rocks. Everybody welcome.
Supper, 25 cents.
Alfred GrtTgasnl 'Remains Laid
Away with Services at Irving
and Crow Lake.
YOU CAN'T PUT UP A
800D FIGHT UNLESS
YOUR BLOOD BOILS
THE BEAST OF BERLINff
Private Alfred Gravgaard, of the
Medical Department of the Regular U.
S. Army, passed away with pneumonia
at a hospital at Fort Porter, "Buffalo,
N. Y. April 5. was so desirous of
going with his company to France that
he neglected to report that he was ill
until he became so weak that he was
unable to answer roll call. When taken
to the hospital he asked that he be per
mitted to sail on a later ship and re
join his company. Th latter sailed
three days before Alfred died. Hi
last request was that he be buried in the
Medical Dept. Uniform, and that his
body be accompanied by an officer and be
brought safely to the home farm in Ir
ving. Every request was granted. Th
remains were accompanied from Buffalo
by Waiter Strong, a commissioned of
that Alfred was well
liked by officers and men, and his Capt.
Stowe said that no words of praise were
too great for him.
Funeral services were held last Wednes
day and drew a large attendance from
the community. Rev. Lunde of Spicer
conducted a brief devotion at the farm
home, after which the remains were
taken to the Zion church where funeral
services were held. The Nordland and
Zion choirs sang two beautiful selec
tions. The casket Was covered with a
U. S. Flag. A large U. S". flag of flowers
was placed on the casket by the bro
thers and sisters, and there were many
other floral offerings. Th cortege of
autos then proceeds to the Crow Lake
church near Belgrade where services
were conducted by Rev. B. S. J. Sund.
Miss Frances Olson sang "Face to Face'.'
The pall bearers were Arthur and Carl
Chesness, Bennie Taroldson, Oscar So
lem, Emil Olson and P. A. Olson. Th
body was interred in the family lot at
Crow Lake cemetery.
Alfred Gravgaard was born Nov. 24,
1888 at Hvidbjerry, Jutland, Denmark.
He came with his parents to America
in 1892. They lived in Iowa, until 1902,
when they moved to a farm near Bel
grade. He worked on a farm in Kitt
son county two years. On Sept. 22. he
enlisted in the Q. M. Corps of the U. S.
Regular Army. was made first pri
vate and would have become non-com
missioned officer on arrival in France.
His death is mourned by the follow
ing brothers and sisters, Peter, Oswald,
Nels (who has enlisted and is now be
lieved to be in France) Melvin, Elmer.
Mrs. Chris Nelson, Mrs. Julius Larson
and Miss JDella also by other relatives.
TABM CT.JTB UZBTXVOB
The.Svea Farthers Club will meet fo
School Dist. No.. 55 on Friday evening
of this week Mr. Patterson of the Ex
tension Division of the University will
be present and speak on "Farm Manage
ment and Farm Accounts."
On Saturday evening, the Sunnyside
Farmers'Club will meet. Mr. Patterson
will also speak at this meeting.
On Tuesday evening of next week,
the Crow River Farmers Club will have
have its meeting. Mr. E. L. Rodegeb
M, C. Lewis accompanied by Theo
dore Wright, Harold Bonds, Russell Heg
ness, Franklin Nelson, Carl Lindblad
and Robert Carlson of Spicer motored
to St, Cloud last Wednesday and return
ed with six Chevrolets for the Handy
Lewis'-garage.^ TKichard trratz. Harold
Carlson1, M. C. Lewis,' Harold Sonde.
Theodore Wright, Frank Munson and
Franklin Nelson motored to St. Cloud
again on Thursday, returning with six
Chevrolets for the same garage.
'WE ALL KNEW HIS A E S S WEAKNESS POR SOFT WHITE. HAM**?'
-AN W E SHUDDERCO"(SCENC FROM THE KAISBlVTHE BSASf OF SCRUMJ
TWO DAYS-TWO EVENINOS
WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY
APRIL 24 AMD 26
MaHa«*sat(tMaa«4M. Bvcateaa 7i*t aad »iU.
Matlae* Prices am* Me. I a a 1
PRO-GERMANS KEEP AWAY
THE PICTURE 18 MOT FOR YOU
I XV AUTO ACClBBSf*
James Davenport was killed last Sun
day near Holloway when the steering
gear on his touring car broke, and the
car turned turtle. Eric Olson, who ac
companied him on the trip, had one arm
broken and several ribs fractured.
ABBXVBD TO ATTBWD WSfKBAZ.
Arthur Carlson, who left a Week ago
for Pittsburgh, Pa., to attend the Car
negie School of Technology, arrived
home on Tuesday evening to attend the
funeral of his sister Adelaide which
occurs tomorrow. will return on
Please take notice that chickens are
not permitted to run at large. Read
City Ordnance No. 134.
Chief of Police. 4:17, 3t.
Home Talent Play Last Night Net
ted Red Cross Cause $244.50.
A packed house greeted Willmar's
amateur actors in the presentation of
the home talent play, "A Rustic Romeo"
at the Willmar Opera House last night
for the benefit of the Red Cross. Ev
ery available seat in the building was
taken and probably a hundred or two
people were turned from the door.
The play, which was a rustic comedv
opening and interspersed with numerous
1 0 1 1 1 6 a
SS5. with such pep and fii
2 2 S
on a* to completely
shoS. to see the
Mr. Elmar Broberg of Ne London
was in chajge of the play and its graSd
success is mostly due to his genius as
a a a I a
is doubly deserving of praise for hav
ing put in his time without charge and
donated his expenses. wi«,iSe »uu
by $244 50
*l l, in were
O S S W a
requested to express
the thanks of the Red Cross Soeiety to
Miss Edith H. Nelson, who has spent
much effort and time in promoting the
he a a
Eleanor Swenson as Miss Dee, the
lone lorn critter of the village had a
costume which looked its part. She
was good and was given applause when
she sang her "solo." She was always
looking for money with which to buy
patent medicines and worrying over the
awful condition of this cruel world.
Merald Tollefson as John Jabe Doo
little, the heart smasher of Chowder
ville and Lars Pederson as Sid Roberts,
who yearned for the Great White way,
proved themselves to be some perform
ers, Merald was ever proposing to some
girl but "got in bad" when he answered
an ad of "A blond young woman with a
clinging disposition wishes to meet a
nice1 young man etc."- Lars was always
looking for a Job to make money for
his trip to New York City.
Frank Sather, as Grandpaw Blue, the
oldest Inhabitant looked his part.
had little to say but his make-up com
ing, on the wind-up with his veteran
uniform was a piece of art.
Walter Erickson as Azarlah Figg, the
storekeeper and postmaster of the vill
age, was quite a comedian. Having re
solVed never to marry owing to the high
cost of supporting a woman, was found
to be easily led before the end of the
play, he became the third husband
Mrs. Sarah Ellen Spriggs.
Elmar Broberg as Hink Spinney who
peddled tinware and hardware every
where proved -an interesting character.
He took his part like a veteran. Altho
deeply in love with Evalina Tupper, the
village dressmaker, he was too timid to
propose but one "dark, dark night" these
two popular young people came to an
The patriotic finale was splendid. I
was in the nature of a musical tableaux
in which the entire cast, augmented by
the chorus girls, a Red Cross nurse, a
sailor, a "Sammy" "Uncle Sam" and the
"Goddess of Liberty" took part. Miss
Hazel Nelson took the part of the nurse
Roy Erickson the sailor Oscar Hoag
berg, the soldier Eben E. Lawson, Unc
le Sam and Miss Lillie Noren, God
dess of Liberty.
The chorus girls, who appeared sev
eral times in the play, were Ida Sander
son, Minnie R. Nelson, Hazel Nelson,
Helga Berg, Mabel Magnuson and Edith
H. Nelson. Their different costumes
presented some very pretty scenes.
Luther C. Benson, pastor.
The services next Sunday will be con
ducted by Rev. F. J. Bryan of Howard
Lake. will preachin the morning
at ten thirty o'clock, Snd again in the
evening at eight o'clock. Special music
all day Sunday. Miss Ruth Larson will
sing at the morning services, and Mrs.
McNairy at the evening services. W
are planning'for a splendid day of serv
ices, and wish to urge friends and mem
bers to avail themselves of the. oppor
tunity to attend both morning and ev
ening. The Sunday school will meet at
eleven o'clock. Parents are requested
to attend the morning service and re
main with the children for the Sunday
school session. Epworth League begins
at seven o'clock. Miss Pearl Pallin,
leader. Special gatherings all next week
with Rev. Bryan in charge assisted by
the pastor. All evening services begin
at eight o'clock.
LUTHERAN FRE E
Rev. Nicolay Nilsen, pastor.
Morning worship 10:30. Sermon by
Mr. Fostervold. Evening worship
Sunday school and Bible class 12:00.
Prayer meeting Thursday evening at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. S. G. Svens
Sunny Moore Young People's Society
meets Friday evening, April 19th in the
A concert given by the Augsburg
Seminary Band of Minneapolis will be
held Wednesday evening, April 24th at
8 o'clock. Admission 25 cents. Public
Is cordially invited.
Services Sunday, April 21 at 10:30 a. m.
Th Augsburg Seminary Band will
give a concert in the church Wednesday
afternoon, April 24th at three o'clock.
Admission 25c. All are welcome to at
tend the concert.
Rev. J. N Andersen, pastor.
Next Sunday, services In Norwegian
at 10:30 a. m. Sunday school at 12 m.
English evening services at 7:30.
The confirmation class meets on Sat
urday at 10 a. m.
The East Vinje Ladies Society meets
with Mrs. Bertinus Kiland, Thursday,
The Vikor Young People's Society
meets at Skaftedahl's this Wednesday
evening at eight o'clock.
Services Sunday at St Mary's at
9 a.m. and 8:80 p. m.
Catecism Saturday and Sunday
FIRST CHURCH OF CHRIST SCIEN
Subject: Doctrine of Atonement.
Sunday service at 10r45 A. M. Wed
nesday service-at 8 P. M.
All are welcome to these services.
Free reading room in church edifice
open every Wednesday from. 2 to 4
JUVENILE BAND CONCERT
NEXT SUNDAY AfTERNOON
Chance to Encourage Oar Boy
Band By Your Patronage and
The Juvenile Band, under the leader
ship of Prof. S. Geo. Harstad, will give
a public concert at the Willmar Opera
House next Sunday afternoon. April
21st at three o'clock. Th following
program will be rendered:
1. (a) The Boy's Brigade, march..
(b) Swedish Guard, march
Willmar Juvenile' a
3. Mandolin duet Selected
Oscar Hbagberg and Elmer Peterson
4. Bariton solo Largo Handel
8. Geo. HarBtad
5. Autumn Flowers. Overture. Lawrence
Out on Guard, Military Meditation
The first scene was main street of
Chowderville, a fishing village on Long
Island Sound, on a busy day. The sec
ond scene was Doollttle's hotel on the
Fourth of July where the wedding of
Rustic Romeo took place.
Miss Hilda Greenfield and Mrs. Orrin
Redfleld certainly came up to all ex -should
pectations in their respective roles of
Evalina Tupper, Belle of Chowderville
and Mrs. Sarah Ellen Spriggs, looking
for a third. Miss Greenfield deserves
credit for the manner in which she
handled her part. A a demure little
maiden, forever sought by Hink Spin
ney, she was great. Mrs. Redfleld had
a great make-up and caused many a
laugh in the audience.
Florence Kielty took the juvenile
lead, which could not have fallen to a
better character, being perfectly natural
at all times.
yocal duet, "Passage-birds Fare
,»s» CBOS8 Bssrsnr
A basket social will be given at School
Dist. No. 105, on Friday, April 26th.
fpr the benefit of the Red Cross Soci
2. Vocal solo. "Love in Springtime"
A I I
6. Mandolin solo Selected
or a Breath o'
the Moorlands." Whelnlev
Relshus and Mr. Merald
10. fa) The Moonllgt Waltz Logan
fb) Keep the Home Fires Burning
(c) Star Spangled Banner.
Willmar Juvenile Band
Admission is twenty-five and fifteen
cents. Those who believe that our
youne musicians should be encouraged
buy tickets for this concert.
lows: Sunday school at 9:30 A. M. at
10:45 A. M. sermon by the pastor 7:15
Young People's meeting. 8:00 p. m.
The time for evening services has
been changed from 7:30 to 8:00
A cordial welcome to all
Services at 11 A. M.
Sevices at Sunnyside at 3 P. M.
Ladies Aid at Andrew Eastlund's,
Thursday, April 25th.
BETHEL LUTHERAN CHURCH
There will be services next Sunday
as follows: HSgmassa 10:30 A. M.
Evening Services in the English lan
guage* 8 P. M.
There will be no midweek services.
The Ladies Aid society's meeting has
been postponed until April 25th.
A Bus Line will start on the Green
Lake and Spicer route, commencing
next Sunday morning, April 21st, leav
ing Spicer at eight o'clock a. m. andViolin
every two hours thereafter. Busses will
arriye and leave in front of the Com
mercial Hotel, Willmar. Cars are the
the latest type of Motor Bus, heated
for cold weather, electric lighted and
will seat fourteen passengers. I is the
intentions to operate several busses in
and out of Willmar in the different di
rections later*In the summer and good
service will be maintained at all times
during the summer months at reason
able rates. Regular time tables will be
in effect as soon as they can be worked
out. I is» hoped the management will
be able to give people of Willmar some
thing worth while. Adv.
Mrs. William Lundqulst, teacher.
A story of the
PRICE 5 CENTS NUMBER 1 6
8. Cornet solo. Mabel Polka.. Hartley
,_ Ralph Forsbere
It Still On TO Raise County's QaoU
of $660,000. GoedRsports.
The big- campaign to put/over Kandi
yohi County's quota'of $860,000 for the
Third Liberty Loan9 is still on with un
abated efforts. Figures of the aggre
gate totals achieved are not available
for publication, but so much is known
that if all the committees do their full
duty and there are no slackers among
the people yet to be seen, the goal will'
The first precinct to report its quota
raised early Monday morning was Pen
nock. Half an hour later, Raymond re
ported that its quota off 11,700 had been
exceeded. The Raymond New celebrat
ed with an extra edition, giving the
total as $15,700 at 3:00 p. m. Spicer
Village reported $13,100 raised, which
exceeded its quota. Th first townships
to report the raising of their quotas
were Arctander and Whitefield.
In Willmar City, to which was allotted
one-third of the bounty's quota, a close
canvass is being- made and the solicit
ors are fighting a good fight to make
good. They should have and are re
ceiving the cordial co-operation of ev
erybody in their work.
It will be a great satisfaction to the
patriotic people of the county and city
if we are able to state in our next
week's issue that the goal was won.
rom BACB rom
Chief of Police, Alfred Gilbertson,
filed yesterday as a candidate for Sher
iff. A there- are three candidates for
this office, their names will be printed
on the June ballot when one name will
be eliminated, leaving two for the Nov
O O wan
Riding on sidewalks is prohibited by
City Ordinance. Al offenders wiU be
prosecuted when complaint is made.
Chief of Police. 4:17, 3t.
SWEDI8H M. E. EPWORTH LEAGUE
The Epworth League of the Swedish
M. E. church will hold their monthly
program Thursday evening, April 18th
at eight o'clock. Following program
Bible reading and prayer
,— Rev. Westman
Edna Nordstrom and Frances Hed
Vocal solo_ Mrs. Harry Nelson
Piano solo —Bernice Bjur
Vocal solo Amy Ray
solo —Thomas Olson
Refreshments will be served.
Money placed at Interest works day
and night—In wet and dry weather.
Buy War Savings 8tamps of your Poet
man or Banker.
MONDAY and TUESDAY
WM. S. HART in
"Blue Blazes Rawden"
Hart's Latest 8 Reel Artcraf Picture. Never shown in th«
SESSUE HAYWAKAWA in
COMING FRIDAY, APRIL 2 6
Annette Kellerman in
"Daughter Of The Gods"
Th« Million Dollar Picture Beautiful
S A E E N
Kandiyohi County Bank
Loans andBonds $1,220,735.58
Banking house, fur-'
nitureand fixtures 4O.Q0O.OO
Other real estate 9,21432
Gash on hand and in
other banks 202£0&78
optical work a
0. H. ANDERSON
Registered Optometrist, wH
The Island Of
for Men and
Boys and Girls
Capital $ 100,000.00
Undivided profits.... 12,676.15