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FARMERS ARE THE
SPRINGFIELD BIG BUSINESS
KNOWS WHEN TO MAKE ..
COMFREY ALSO DECIDES TO
ENTERTAIN N. P. LEAGUE
As far as Springfield is concerned it
can be truthfully said that A. C. Townley,
President of the. Non-Partisan League,
came, saw attd 'conquered. According
to the Springfield. Free Press of last week
a storm of proVest arose among the peo
ple of our neighboring city when it be
came known that a meeting of theThe
Partisan League had been booked in the
Springfield Oper£ House for Thursday
-afternoon February 21 tfj2:00 P. M.
It appeared as tho violence might
done in case the meeting should be held
as threats were quite openly jmade gad
for that reason__the vill»£e council met,
and-, &5 Ii means of averting possible
trouble, after a thoro discussion, decided
to put a ban on the league meeting and
placed resolutions to that effect on the
records of the village council.
Farmers Mean Business.
When Townley left New Ulm by auto
Thursday morning he did not believe
that it would be possible to hold a meet
ing in the village of Springfield but
figured that a meeting might be held near
Springfield long enough to adopt reso
lutions. However the farmers around
Springfield, in the meantime, had not
been idle and had gone to the village in
goodly numbers, and, if reports here
are true, called upon their merchant
friends with whom they were doing
business and wanted to know if they
were opposed to them or would assist
them in making it possible to hold the
meeting in Springfield.
Merchants Back Water.
The merchants in a very short time
saw the force of the arguments offered
by the farmers that they should have a
right to come into th6 village where they
were doing their trading fpi":the* purpose
of discussing matters of vital importance
to the farmers of the country and a great
deal of the opposition disappeared.
Red Cross Gets $114.
In some way the farmers secured the
key to the Opera House and a meeting
was held there with about 500 enthu
siasts in attendance. Sheriff Julius was
prese.t to see that nothing seditious
was said. The meeting passed off with
out the slightest disturbance and the
are not excelled anywhere.
Each garment is made in
the very latest style and
comes to us direct from
eastern markets. They are
quality productions thru
out, as evidenced by our
large showing in our cloak
and suit department.
It is impossible to do more
than merely suggest the
beauty of the styles we
ask you to come and see
for yourselves how well the
garments are made, and
the ease with which they
fit. They give service that
is satisfactory, in addition
to the individuality and
beauty of the styles.
people of Springfield no doubt aie con
vinced now that the Non-partisan League
is not one-half" so "dangerous as it was
pictured to them. A collection was
taken up for the Red .Cross and about
$114 was donated for this purpose.^-
Welcome to Corofrey.
It is also reported that after the
meeting was over the Mayor of Comfrey
who had been in the audience asked for
recognition and upon getting the floor
said that he was glad that he had an
opportunity to attend a meeting of the
Non-partisan League to rear what
they had to say and that he now felt
convinced of their loyalty to our country
and invited them to hold meetings in
Comfrey, assuring them of a hearty wel
come and a warniTiall.
The meeting scheduled at, Mankato
was not held because it would have
conflicted with a Red Cross auction sale
which" had been previously arranged.
meeting was abandoned for themen
present, but will no doubt be held in the
near future. '.
NICOLLET DRAFT CONTINGENT
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The men of the second increment cf
the fiist quota of drafted men from
Nicollet County were given a banquet
at the Nicollet House Saturday evening,
at 6 o'clock, followed by a program at
the Armory at_8 p. m. They departed
the same evening for Camp Dodge, Iowa,
via the Omaha at 10:30 p. m.
Those who were called were:
Ralph H. Oslund, Nick L. Jutz,. Walter
L. Menk, Leo Carl Heiser, John A. Mach
temes, George F. Gieseke, Matthew H.
Michels, John H. Meyer, Harry Russel
Kneeland, Frederick Henicka, August
William Weber, Lawrence A. Lavine,
George William Reid, Oren Allie Lind
say, John McDonald, Harry Lavine
Wahlstrand, Adolph T. Herman, Eugene
William Revier, Martin Schabert, Otto
Palmer, Jr., Henry Edward Butler,
Ralph H. Weisgerber, Arvid C. Farm,
Dell Rash, Alexander Harkin Massa
pust, Walter McGraw, Luther Wallace
Youngdahl, Henry Strand, Otto Leonard
Nelson, John Clobes, Olof Nygaard,
William Maurice Trench, Cecil Harry
Clark, Leo Busier, Carl A. Adolphson,
Albert Kitchenmaster, John Victor Lund,
Chester A. F. Webster, Lawrence Albert
Miller, Joseph E. Zeiher, William H.
Strusz, Ernest Schuetz, David Daniel
O'Brien, Bazil John Beatiefa^ '_
Anderson, William F. Peterson, Carl
Henning Backstrom, Frederick McLean.
August Grams, Charlie F. Pryot,
Arthur Henry Miller, Lincoln Martin
Grue, Arthur Ed. Bondeson, George C.
Kothenbeutel, Henry Storck, Louis
Clobes, Jos. Patrick Revier, Siverene
S E I E
It is now thirty years since? W.
Blauert, the principal, of-the St."Paul's
Lutheran parochial school, came to
New Ulm and took charge of the con
gregation's school. He can look back
with considerable gratification on the
results achieved. In a short time after"
he took charge, the numfcer of pupils
of the school increased from eighty-two
to one hundred-seventy-two and in many
other ways a steady improvement
manifested itself. During the time
that Prof. Blauert has had charge of
the school, about 1,200 children have
received instruction at his hands- Of
these, six have become ministers of the
gospel, seven teachers, one is a principal
of a High School, a large number are
teachers in the public schools of the
state and about a dozen of the young
have engaged in the mercantile
business. I may be said that when
Prof. Blauert came here he received The
munificient salary of $12 a month and
board. Since then, of course, conditions
have improved considerably and_he i§
now receiving a salary commensurate
with the importance of his position.
During his thiity years' connection with
the school the best of relations have
always existed between himself and the
congregation and he may be justly proud
of his achievements. .--^%•..?*
LITTLE CHILD BADLY SCALDED
Kenneth, the fourteen months old
son of Dr. and Mrs. F. J. Pellant, was
badly burned with scalding water Mon
day when he pulled a kettle of water
from the stove upon himself. The
water poured over one side of his face,
his neck, shoulder and arm and the shock
brot on convulsions so that he was in
serious danger. At this writing he is
slightly better and hopes are entertained
for his recovery, altho the burns are
Atty. Albert Hauser of Sleepy Eye
visited here Friday.
•Herbert Dittbenner .who is in the
present draft was here yesterday to bid
his mcther good bye. He leaves to-day
from Redwood Falls. His wife (nee
Eleanora Dirks) was also here with him
and returned with him,-to Redwood
^FalkLto see him off. tffll
At the Skat Tournament he]
Turner Hall Monday evening Otto
wald secured the first prize with 13 net
games. The second prize went to
A. S. Dorn with 602 net points and Henry
Grausam, with a spade solo against
five matadores walked off with a third
for all the women of New Ulm and vicinity,
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Our new store will be ready for bimness on
Saturday, March 2md,
and we invite every woman who wants to dress better
and save money, to visit us and see how well we (ire
equipped to take care of their wants. We shall sell
Ladies9 Furnishings ExchisiYely'^^^^
and by specializing on such lines, are aMe to provide
wonderful values—values that prove themselves a§Jt&
merchandise is placed in service.
Whether you have a need or not—whether you are thinkr
ing\of buying or not—we invite you to call and become ac
quainted with the new store the service and the merchandise
O Hm STORE
P. ZSCHUNKE, New Ulm, Minn.
Bu \wh CIotMn oi
4fiSAVE BICf MONEY
AT OUR SALE
F. P. ZSCHUNKE, New Ufa, Mirin.*
Men' Suits $10.00, $12.00 and
$15.00 worth a few dollars
Boy' Suits $3.50, $4.50 and $5.00 worth more now.
Men' Overalls,. Best Blu $1.75. Thes will be more
after sale is over.
Men's Shoes on Sale SI.00 Less Regular Price
Every Pair. Save 11.00 Now.
If you can buy your winter goods for next fall at our
Leade Sal you'll savebig money—befor prices go up.
PLEASE CALL HERE FIRST
yT"iViS'R" *t-J*£T »-HSr%K,
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embraces thousands of
items that you need, and
if yqu knjy. them here, you
can depend on them, In
lingerie, ffunderwear, eof^
sets, gloves, you will see
the Items that you WANT
has beerr^ selectedJiwith
great care, and while you
will find a great range of gj
values, you wijl? alpii §eeIS
that willggserv% you fkith^^
VVe can*|)Iease. both-.:' woP^
men, misses and ch|JUir&n.fl