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The county commissioners will meet
next Friday to take up some ditch
matters which have been set for hearing
on that day.
Several local followers of the squared
circle went to Mankato Saturday, to
attend an exhibition given by the well
known St Paul prize fighters, Mike and
Jos. Brunner of Fairfax has rented
what is kno*n as the Richter farm, on
the West Nc v\ con bottom road, and ex
pects to assar^e possession about Apul
Nicollet village is going to put on city
airs. Twenty large lights have been
hung at ?s many street intersections,
thoroughly 1 ~./Lng up every part fo the
Pickpockets at the Mankato depot
last week reheved several waiting pas
sengers of treir valuables. Although
•only one complaint was registered with
the agent, a number of rifled pocket
books were found by depot employes
when cleaning up the waiting room.
At the annual meeting of the stock
holders of Mayer Brothers company of
IMankato, the report was made to stock
holders that a contract had been signed
with a large automobile importing firm
of Paris for the sale of 186 of the smaller
onodel traction engine maufactured by
the company, to be delivered over a five
year period. The first shipment is now
being created and will go forward in a few
Quick action on the part of the "South
Side Fire Department" prevented a
blaze at the residence of Max Burg on
South Broadway last Sunday. A board
fastened over a draft hole the chimney
flue in the basement had caught fire and
smoked up the house. Roy Berg and his
•chemicals were requisitioned by telephone
and the fire put out before it could gain
any headway or do material damage.
The fire department was not called.
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The Directors of the State
Bond and Mortgage Company
are conducting the Company's
business on a safe and sound
Instead of paying out in dividends all
the profits the Company made during the
past year they added the largest part of
the profits to the Company's surplus ac
count making it just so much stronger
In investing your money it will be well
for you to learn about the safe and sound
investments this Company offers.
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Rev. F. Schlaak conducted revival
jneetings at Nicollet last week.
Otto Seiter was on the sick list several
*days of last week.
Mrs. Herman Stege of Nicollet and
•son, Otto, visited in New Ulm several
days last week.
Miss Amanda Muesing of Nicollet
visited at the home of her brother,
"William, last week.
Miss Anna Flatau, who had been visi
ing at the home uf her brother, Frank,
in this city, has returned to her home in
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J. W. Johannes of Nicollet was a busi
ness visitor in the city Tuesday of last
Miss Katherine Diederichs of Wanda
visited relatives and friends in the city
last week also at Mankato and Searies.
Hon. Albert Hauser of Sleepy Eye was
in the city Monday transacting legal
Joe. Herzog and Ed. Furth have en
rolled with the Mankato Commercial
college, taking up a business course.
Miss Florence Schlumpberger of
Wanda was a visitor the past week at
the Ath. Henle home.
Miss Katherine Fleissner, nurse at the
St. Peter hospital, visited at the home
of her mother in this city several days
days last week.
Philip Bernstein of Gaylord was in the
city last week visiting his mother who
had undergone an operation at a local
The Knights of Columbus are prepar
ing for their annual ball which is to take
place in the auditorium of the Catholic
school house, Feb. 9th.
Several of the instructors in the New
Ulm public schools are preparing to at
tend a meeting of the Southern Minne
sota Teachers' Association to be held at
Mankato Feb. 10, 11, and 12.
Mrs. Ray Juni, daughter-in-law of
Mr. and Mrs. Ben. Juni of this city, is
expected to arrive today for a short visit,
her husband, a petty officer in the
United States Navy having been ordered
to Cuba to take part in the annual
maneuvies of the fleet. Mr. Juni is
attached to the U. S. hospital ship
How to meet the competition of the
mail order houses will be one of the
subjects to come up for discussion this
week at the merchants' short course
offered by the General Extension Di
vision of the State University. Several
local merchants are either attending the
meetings themselves or have sent repre
The Ernst Brandt residence property,
corner Third South and Minnesota
streets has been purchased by Mrs.
Friedencks Seibel for a consideration
of $2500. The Brandt and Schleuder
families, who are at present occupying
the house, expect to move shortly to the
new residence recently erected by Hugo
Schleuder on South Broadway.
"When Dreams Come True" at the
Turner Theatre last Wednesday evening
enjoyed a big house, but many of the
patrons came to the conclusion that the
title was rather misleading, the plot
derived from the title coming to the
surface only semi-occasionally. Most
of the singing and dancing, however,
made up for the lack of a plot.
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Merritt McCue has gone to St. Paul
for ten days to enjoy the carnival sports.
Mrs. Ida Bobleter is spending the week
with St. Paul relatives and friends.
Lewis B. Krook entered upon his new
duties as cashier of the Brown County
bank yesterday morning.
Mrs. Olga Brandt expects to leave for
Sioux City, Iowa, tomorrow, to take a
position as nurse in the German Lutheran
hospital of that place.
According to a story sent the Minne
apolis Tribune from Washington Con
gressman Charles R. Davis of the Third
Congressional district expects to enter
the race for United States senator.
Otto Oswald left for the Twin Cities
Monday morning to attend the State
Laundrymen's convention and take in
tre winter carnival now in progress at
Richard Pfefferle has received word
from Kenosha, Wis., that his daughter,
Mrs. E. J. Koos, who had been seriously
ill with pneumonia, is recovering rapidly
and is out of danger.
Wrod has been received in this city
from California of the marriage of Mrs.
Viola Friedrich to Alois Maier. The
bride is the daughter of Mrs. Otto
Schell, formerly of this city, but now re
siding in California.
Mrs. Max Burg entertained at a five
o'clock dinner last Saturday afternoon
in honor of her sister, Mrs. Olga Brandt,
who was here for a few days before
leaving for her new work in Sioux City.
There were twelve guests at the dinner.
St. James has a novelty in the shape
of a midnight movie matinee, said to
have been established to accommodate
the railroad men who form a large part
of that city's population. The venture
is said to have proven a popular and
Mrs. O. C. Strickler and Mrs. E. G.
Hage entertained a party of eighteen
ladies Saturday afternoon at the Strickler
home on Broadway at a thimble bee.
The same hostesses are entertaining this
week at two card parties, one this after
noon and another Saturday.
Carl Gerstenmaier, recently arrested
in New York on a charge of having em
bezzled certain sums as treasurer of
church societies of St. Paul, was brought
back to the state by the sheriff of Ramsey
county last week and at the preliminary
hearing waived examination and was
bound over to the grand jury.
Thursday, Feb. 3, has been designated
as "Thrift Day" by the banks through
out the country and is to be inaugurated
in this city for the first time this year.
No organized effort has been made, how
ever, to make the holders of savings
loosen up and take their mite to -the
banks and no unusual rush is expected
at the local banking institutions.
R. E. Lien, formerly proprietor of the
Ruby Theatre, has leased the Gem and
will open up that show house for a seven
day a week program begining next
Saturday. With these two regular show
houses and the Armory showing pictures
Saturdays and Sundays and occasionally
a feature at the Turner Theatre, New
Ulm seems to be abundantly supplied for
Fred Muedeking, who claims Carver
county as his home, was picked up by the
night police Saturday night in the
vicinity of the railroad yards, suffering
from the cold and an overload of booze.
Sunday he was taken to the county jail
to sober up and Monday brought before
Justice Henningsen on a charge of dis
orderly conduct. He was permitted to
vamoose under a suspended sentence.
Andrew Wagner of Essig who has been
attending Commercial College at Man
kato has completed his course and
expects to return home this week. He
has been awarded his diploma of gradu
ation from the college and in addition
thereto also received the penmanship
diploma offered by the "American Pen
man" of New York. Mr. Wagner
writes a very fine hand and any set of
books kept by him will be sure to be
models of neatness and beauty.
The regular monthly meeting of the
city council was scheduled for last
evening, but nothing of great importance
was expected to come before the board,
with the possible exception of discussion
of purchasing an additional pump for
the city water works. Councilmen Ha
mann, Mueller and Eibner and Supt.
Mueller recently visited the Twin Cities
to inspect several pumps now in opera
tion there and they expect to make an
nother trip shortly to a Wisconsin city
where another pump is in'operation.
Local bowling enthusiasts are pre
paring for the tournament which is to
open at the Concordia club alleys on
Thursday of this week. Quite a number
of teams from the neighboring cities are
expected to participate in the tourna
ment, teams from Sleepy Eye and Man
kato taking an active interest in the
success of the tournament. There is
also one entry from Minneapolis by
Chas. Ring, who has entered for the
singles. Bowling will begin Thursday
at 1:30 o'clock and will continue all until
who have entered have had their turn at
knocking down the pins. As the com
petition between several of the local
teams is very keen, some lively bowling
and good scores are expected.
Barney Esserleft for Owatorina Mon
day on a short business trip.
John and Frank Palmer of Duluth
are in the city to attend the funeral of
their mother, Mrs. Alois Palmer.
Mr. and Mrs. Wm. M. Duncan, Jr.,
of Milroy are guests of Dr. and Mrs.
Hintz this week.
Mrs. C. G. Reim and Mrs. Ozias left
for Mankato yesterday morning to at
tend the Red Cross bazaar.
Sheriff Julius returned Monday from
St. Paul, where he had been visiting for
a week and attending the outdoor winter
James Dougher, Jr., a student of
Cornell University, is home for a short
visit, recuperating from injuries sus
tained through a fall recently. He
broke his arm during a football game last
September and had the misfortune to
break it in the same place twice since
that time. He is taking architecture
at Cornell and will resume his studies as
soon as he is again physically fit.
A recent letter informs us that Ray
Lehmann, 1915 graduate of the local high
school, is attending Princeton Prepara
tory school, at Princeton, N. J. Ray
writes that he doesn't want to wish any
bad luck onto the Review but he does
hope we'll have to print a 1916 Senior
Annual to keep the school organ idea
from dying out in New Ulm.
Miss Minnie Wendt left Sunday after
noon for a visit to Chicago where she
will take treatments under Mrs. Biel
who was formerly employed in the
Swedish Massage department at the
Union Hospital here. Mr. and Mrs.
Biel have established a place of business
in Chicago, having bought out another
firm. Miss Wendt will also continue her
studies in china painting during her
stay in Chicago.
Mr. and Mrs. F. P. Zschunke gave a
six o'clock dinner last Wednesday after
noon in farewell to her brother, Louis
Schilling and family who left recently
for Springfield where Mr. Schilling has
gone into business. The dinner was
served in four courses and there were
fourteen guests. In the evening a
number of other guests joined the party
and euchre was played. Prizes were
awarded to Miss Ida Ochs, star J. A.
Ochs, punch and Miss Stella Schilling,
Records of the court proceedings,
published in St. Paul papers last Thurs
day state that the case against Dr.
Stephen H. Spurr, charged with per
forming a criminal operation upon Elsie
Postel of this city, has been continued to
Feb. 10. Dr. Spurr had been out under
bond of $1,500, but when he failed to
appear in court when his case was called
Monday of last week, his bondsmen with
drew and the physician was placed under
arrest, and according to last accounts is
Dr. and Mrs. G. B. Weiser and Mr. and
Mrs. F. R. Emmings gave a party last
evening at the Masonic Hall at which
dancing and cards formed the amuse
ments which made the hours fly. More
than one hundred guests were bidden to
the festivities, among them being Miss
Daisy Richardson of Winona, Mr. and
Mrs. H. F. Weis of Le Sueur, Mr. and
Mrs. Wm. M. Duncan, Jr., of Milroy
and Mrs. Barr of St. Paul. The lights
were shaded in pink and the frappe table
was decorated in the same tint. Light
refreshments were served during the
Mr. and Mrs. H. Horwitz and Mr. and
Mrs. A. Barr, all of St. Paul, have been
guests of the Emil Metzinger family for
the past few days. The ladies are sisters
of Mrs. Metzinger. Mr. Barr returned
home Sunday, Mrs. Barr will remain for
a week or ten days longer and the others
left yesterday. They came to New Ulm
at this time to help Mr. and Mrs. Metz
inger celebrate the tenth anniversary
of their marriage which fell on Sunday.
Some of the leading educators of the
state will meet this week in St. Paul in
conference with the state superintendent
of public instruction to discuss with him
the betterment of the present rural
school system. The committee on edu
cation which under the direction of Supt.
C. G. Schultz, has been making an ex
tensive investigation throughout the
state is expected to submit a report on
the conditions as they found them and
their recommendations for a remedy for
existing evils. The president of the
state university, the presidents of the
several normal schools and other promi
nent educators will participate in the
Letters of patent were granted last
week to another of New Ulro's inventors
of whom the city already boasts a large
number. The patent last week was
granted John (Si) Dengler, connected
with his father in the bakery business,
and is a novel idea to do away with the
labor of greasing bread pans in the larger
shops. The old method of lubricating
bread pans is not only a tedious job, but
also fails of uniformity in spreading the
grease upon the bottom and sides of the
pans. The device invented by Mr.
Dengler eliminates both objections to the
old methods and will no doubt find a
ready market in the larger cities of the
country as it can be manufactured at a
small cost and requires little or no at
tention in its operation. Mr. Dengler
has received dozens of inquiries from
specialty manufacturing concerns in all
The past two weeks.we have received
notice of a change of address of two of
our subscribers, nothing unusual in our
office for we have an average of two or
three changes daily, but there was some
thing unusual about these two partuiclar
changes. The first came from Chicago
and the writer enclosed the yellow label
taken from her paper showing just
exactly what the old address was and
stating clearly what the new address
should be and in the other instance, the
writer at the bottom of his letter put
a line thus: Old address (Street, No.
and City) and New Address (Street No.
and City). We were able to make these
changes without a bit of trouble about
looking up the location of the subscriber
and each of them will receive the paper
at the new address promptly, thus
aving vexation and irritation all around.
These two changes were so different from
the average change of address received
by this office that we mention them for
the benefit of others who change their
location and want the paper changed
also. We know the greater number of
our subscribers personally but there
are a great many of them whose place
of residence is to us quite unknown
we could not remember all if we made it
a point to inform ourselves every time
a subscriber changed his place of abode.
It therefore becomes a matter of great
difficulty at times to make the changes
asked by our subscribers since our system
of records for subscriptions requires that
we keep track of our various accounts
by the place of residence rather than by
the name of the party. When you
want quick service with regard to any
change on your newspaper, tell us your
old address as well as your new one
and we will fix you out promptly and
Your Gold Fish are waiting for you
Free at Pfefferle's Reliable Drug Store.
Dance at the Opera House Saturday,
Feb. 5th. Dance commences at 8:00
p. m. Gag & Wilfarts orchestra will
furnish music. Adv. 5
BOARD by the day or week. Meal
Tickets. Home cooking. Price very
reasonable. Mrs. A. Thereau, Tel.
685. One door north of Pfefferle's
The Burden of Proof
In case of disputes over payment of
a bill, the burden of proof lies with you
to prove that you have paid it, and a
ceipt must be shown.
If you pay all your bills by check,
you always have the necessary proof.
The check is a good receipt and you
Open your account here.
BROWN COUNTY BANK
New Ulm, Minn.
When Yo Want Really
Good Groceries, fresh and
new and sure ta satisfy re
member us with an order.
Everything on our shelves
is that kind and you will
find sure satisfaction in any
and all purchases made
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AT WOOD GRAPE FRUIT
parts of the country within the last few
days, asking whether the patent will be
for sale and at what price. He has not
yet decided whether to dispose of the
patent or to begin the manufacture of the
Drug Store. Adv 21
WANTED: All our readers to feel free
to call us up at any time between 7
in the morning and 10 at night and
give us particulars of news items. Our
telephone number is 101.
A fashion journal said "Well dressed
men regard the fit of the coat as the
important thing in dress." But we
don't stop at the coat—we'll give
you satisfaction with the vest, and
hold your trade by the trousers.
I Some one said "Not the coat that
made the man, but the pants."
We'll suit you all over or your money
New Spring Suits, $15—$18—$20.
New Hats, Caps, Furnishings.
14 N. Minn. St." New Ulm, Minn.
WE BUY AND SELL LOTS AND
CITY PROPERTY. N.HENNING
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Did you get your*Gold Fish Free at
Pfefferle's Reliable Drug Store? Adv.
FOR RENT: 6 room house, Corner
First and Center Street. Inquire of
AUG. HUMMEL. Adv. ltf
Try "Purity Brand" of butter manufac
tured by the Courtland Creamery As
sociation and sold by W. H. Bierbaum and
George B. Fesenmaier. Pure and sweet
9c Sale Saturday, Feb. 5th, at
Rawson Variety Store. 5.
Dance~at the Opera House Saturday,
Feb. 5th. Dance commences at 8:00
p. m. Gag & Wilfarts orchestra will
Gold Fish Free at Pfefferle's Reliable
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