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Shall W« Have A Chautauqua?
Messrs Bickes & Jeffries, Chautau
qua promoters bad a representative in
New Ulm Monday to try to arouse
interest here in a course for next sum*
mer. Rev. Hohn of the German
E. Church is much interested in the
idea. A meeting was called for Mon
day evening at the Commercial Club
rooms and about twenty five of the
representative citizens of tbe city were
present. Dr. G. B. Weiser was made
temporary chairman and Hildiog
Krook, secretary. The matter was
discussed and it seemed to be the con
census of opinio a that it would be im
possible to decide on tbe matter until
after Christmas. In tbe meantime
various organizations are to take up
the matter with their members and test
the sentiment of tbe citizens in general.
The course as offered by Mr. Bickes
calls for a guaranty of 1750 for a
week's lectures and concerts The
Company will provide a speaker on
agricultural topics, a Shakespearian
lecturer, the Royal Italian Concert
Band, a Boy Scout Quartette and
other noted musicians and speakers.
The $750 will cover the cost of tents,
lighting and advertising. No speakers
of Bryan calibre are provided for this
amount but the Company offers to
secure them at cost if tbey are desired.
The cost of a season ticket would be
12. The Women's Clubs were re
presented by several of their members
We believe that any educational
project woutd be a good thing for New
Uim. Surely no other city of its size
is so slow to take up progressive ideas.
There has been as yet but very little
progress made in tbe matter of a
library altbo the committee reports as
still working to find information. We
have before us a magazine of the
Minnesota Public Library Commission
which is full from cover to cover with
news of libraries tbruout tbe state.
Dozens of small cities are doing active
work for their institutions what is
the matter with New Dim?
Wbilfe we are not wholly in accord
with the Chautauqua idea we do be
lieve that anything which will infuse
the spirit of progress into tbe stolidi
ty of New Ulm is a thing to be en
Card of Thanks
We desire to express our heartfelt
gratitude to all who extended kindness
and sympathy to us in our recent greal
bereavement. Especially we wish to
thank the docors of tbe flowers, tbe
pallbearers and Rev. Father Scblin
kert for bis words of consolation.
Mrs. H. W. Boock and children.
Mr. and Mrs. Christ Boock.
Fred Boock and Otto Boock.
Christmas Will Be Here
BEFORE YOU KNOW IT
DO YOUR BUYING NOW!
Whra Christmas came last year you resolved never again to
wait till tbe last moment to do your Christmas Shopping and be
jammed, pushed and hurried all tbe time—and have to take
"what's left" after the early shoppers bad their pick.
NOW IS THE TIME TO CASH IN ON
Begin your Christmas buying today. Whether you buy of
us or not, don't put off gift-buying till the rush and crush gets
Practically all of our Christmas goods are now on display
and if you will come in now you can have first choice and plenty
of time to look at everything. No other gift carries so much
sentiment or feeling of appreciation as jewelry. Nor is it neoes
eary to choose expensive jewels and gems. The important point
is to make proper selections.
Our line offers you the widest range to select from of any in
this city. Our prices are, in no case, higher than elsewhere
and, in instances, you will find them much lower. Every article
in our stock is absolutely guaranteed to bo just as represented.
There is no qualification to this guaranty. We simply say, if
the goods are not right, please return them and we will refund
SUGGESTIONS FOR PRESENTS
A Watch, Ring, Locket, Pendant, Necklace, Bracelets,
Cuff Buttons, Table Sifter, China, Cut Glass.
Please bring your friends along and inspect our stock today
or tomorrow, while the lines are still full and complete.
THE LEADING JEWELER
Union Building School Notes.
The pupils of the second grade Union
Building are busy making Christmas
prevents for their parents. Tbey are
?lso getting ready for their Christmas
program which will be Fridaj after
noon, December twentieth.
Eldor Regelin and Harry Stegeman
were absent last week, due to illness
Miss Lindquist who teaches in
Worthington, visited schools here
Tbose having perfect grades-in
spelling during the past week were:
We Invite Attention to our Beautiful Collection of New Exclusive Novelties in ,L
Dainty Gift Handkerchiefs Neckwear Novelties Silk and Chiffon Scarfs Novelty Jewelry Silver Mesh Bags Jewel Cases Etc.
An Immense Assortment of Rubber Lined Tourist and TravelingCases Leather Hand Bags,
SILKS AND DRESS GOODS
Also a large Assortment of Blanket Robes and Blankets.
FUR SETS FOR LADIES, MISSES AND CHILDREN
S. &. F. DOMG.CJS
Among tbose who attained a perfect
record in Spelling the past week were,
Thomas Smasal, Hugo Scbleuder,
Corena Kurzweg, Clara Rlckers, Bes
sie Dietz, Joyce Alwin and Myrtle
Perfect records for the week in
spelling were attained by Lenore
Dieters, Eldred Giesek9, Verona
Gebhardt and Lena Rickers.
Viola Olson returned to school last
week after being absent several weeks
on account of tonsilitis.
Alice Garbrecbt, Viola Rubnow,
Helen Johnson aad Franklin Brust.
The following pupils have had
perfect lessons in spelling during tbe
entire week: Willbur Alwin, Norma
Klause, Leasing Schleuder and Erna
Elenore Scbreyer returned to school
Monday morning after having been
absent a few weeks on account of
r'•-:. SEVENTH GRADE.
The following pupils had perfect
marks in spelling the entire week:
Helen Bartb, Theodore Crone, Glorene
Dirks, Julia Franks, Gladys Grussen
dorf, Hilda Luetjen, Fred Neisen,
Adeline Regelin, Elsie Reiser, George
Sebocb, Adeline Vogtel and Katharine
CROUPY COUGHS AND WHEEZY
The quickest simplest way to rid
the children of dangerous croupy
coughs and wheezy stuffy colds is to
give them Foley's Honey and Tar
Compound. It gives almost instant
relief and stops a cough promptly. It
soothes and heals. Contains no
opiates. O. M. Olsen.
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tember will be rebuilt and in a more
I substantial manner. The. matter of
erecting a new grand stand will also
receive due consideration. This will
mean the expenditure of at least $6,
000, and it is but natural that the
officers hesitate before ordering this
vast improvement, because it will
mean throwing the Society into debt
for at least $4,000. A new grandstand
is almost imperative and it is sincere
ly hoped that those at the helm will
see their way clear in launching the
new improvement this year because
the increased receipts will more than
offset the interest charge that will
have to be met if the grandstand is
The Fair for 1913 promises to excel
all previous fairs. At the meeting
plans were discussed which, if carried
out, will give Brown County the big
gest fair in exhibits and attractions
that it has ever had. A communi
cation was read from the Interna
tional Theatrical Company of Chica
go, who want to book New Ulm for
an aviation meet in June or possibly
on the 4th of July. If this event
comes off, there will be at least two
aeroplane flights and auto and motor
cycle races. One of the aeroplanes
to make an ascension will be a Trac
tor biplane of the latest military type
and will give an exhibition that will
eclipse the work done by the. aviator
in August which proved so eminently
The shareholders showed their ap
preciation of the good work done by
re-electing the old board of directors
Ferd. Crone, Jac. Klossner, Jr., F.
H. Behnke, W. B. Engelbert, Dr. Emil
Mueller, Henry Manderfeld, A. J.
Vogel, Ben Juni, W. E. Huevelmann,
H. F. Schrader, Dr. J. P. Graff, Otto
Kohn, Fred. Behnke, John Schaefer,
and And. A. Backer.
In submitting his annual report Se
cretary W. E. Engelbert states among
other things that this year's fair was
liberally attended and a great number
of exhibits made of stock, grain, vege
I tables, fruit, dairy products, ladies'
|and children's handiwork and other
articles. The total number of entries
was 958. The attendance was good
and an excellent program of races and
other attractions was arranged for
the entertainment of those attending.
We append herewith a summary of
the receipts and disbursements for
the fiscal year:—
NICER MEATS FOR LESSMONEY
New Ulm Hardware Co.
IF THIS IS WHAT
FOR SALE BY
You can save
money every time
you use The Savory
Roaster, because it will make
the cheaper cuts of meat taste
sweet, tender and juicy. No trouble*
bastes and browns automatically,
Brown County, Min- '•.-'
Total disbursements ...$5,843.49
Fair, Sept. 7, 1912.. .65.50
Season tickets 151.00 ..
Fair, Sept. 6, 1912.. 297.95
Fair, Sept. 6, 1912.. 208.75
Fair, Sept. 7, 1912.. 80.09
Turkey shoot $556.55
Sale of stock 270.00
Land lease 75.00
Celebration, Curtis drafts... 500.00
Advertising in premium list. 248.50
Concessions and privileges.. 199.25
Celebration committee 167.60
Total receipts $6,627.54
Miscellaneous expense $246.43
Turkey shoot 313.36
Bills payable and interest... 1,210.50
Real estate, 1 lot 110.00
Overdraft at bank last year.. 103.29
Total receipts $6,627.54
City of New Ulm.. 200.00
State of Minnesota. 926.25
Total disbursements $5,843.49
Balance on hand 784.05
Last Wednesday morning Mrs. Ger
trude Wilson of Lemon, S. D.f who
is visiting with her uncle O. P. Buell.
Cashier of the State Bank of Kasota.
while walking in the outskirts of the
village was struck down from be
hind, beaten into insensibility and then
criminally assaulted. When the un
fortunate woman regained conscious
ness, she found that she had been
dragged into a gravel pit at the side
of the road and left there after the
assault was committed. The only de- (l
scription she can give of her assailant
is that he is a dark complexioned man
of medium stature, dressed in dark
clothes and wearing a black mous
tache. A man hunt was immediately
instituted, the men of both stone quar
ries ceasing work to aid in the search.
Patrolling parties were sent out in all
directions. They scoured the sur
rounding country covering an area
of at least ten miles in extent, but
they were unable to find a trace of
the brute they sought.