are preside indent a
BANK OF WARREN
State Bank of Warren Strengthens
Itself by Succeeding to
The Bank of Warren, the oldest
bank in Marshall County, establish
ed in 1884, was last Saturday trans
ferred to the State Bank of Warren,
the business and good will as well as
the handsome new bank building be
ing, acquired by the latter institu
tion. Mr. L. Lamberson. who has
been identified with the bank as its
cashier ever since it was organized,
and was the principal owner, has
drifted gradually into the real estate
business, and this business has
grown to such an extent, and de
manded so much of his time and at
tention that it was impossible for
him to do full justice to the banking
business. Mr. Lamberson owns or
controls 100 farms in this immediate
territory. Since the death of Hon.
B. G. Gill, who was associated with
Mr. Lamberson in the bank, Mr.
Lamberson has endeavored to secure
some satisfactory arrangement with
those in charge of his estate, for re
organizing the bank'and continuing
the business, and failure to make
such arrangement was also a factor
that prompted Mr. Lamberson's re
tirement from*the banking business.
His desire to be relieved of care and
responsibility, and get more time for
enjoyment of life also induced him
to take the step. Mr. Lamberson is
a very industrious man and among
the business men there is not a hard
er or more presistent worker than
he. From this view point also he
has earned respite from the arduous
labor he ha^heen engaged in for
As the first bank in the county.
the Bank of Warren furnished bank
ing facilities to most of the early
settlers, hundreds and hundres of
which have been accommodated and
helped bv Mr. Lamberson in a fin
The State Bank' of Warren which
succeeds to the business of Bank of
Warren has long been known as one
of the strong and substantial bank
ing institutions of this city and
county. With the new business
added, it nas still further strength
ened its position and enlarged its
usefulness. Its officers are
in financial circles and
lows: O. H. Taralseth,
H. L. Melgaard. vice pre-
C. A. Nelson, cashier.
warren's former customers
^^E'Will always find them careful, con
scientious. courteous and obliging in
A all business transctions. and merit
A ing the fullest confidence.
Miss Clara Smedbron. who teaches
near Argyle, visited with her sister
Mrs. J. S. Hilleboe over Sunday.
Pat McClernan and B. B. Brett,
of Stephen, attended to legal busi
ness here on Monday.
A prairie fire near Shirly, north
of Crookston, burned the granary
on the farm of 4. F. Banta. to
gether with four stacks of grain.
The farm house was saved with
much difficulty. The school iiouse
in the district was also burned.
During this dry weather it behooves
all to be very careful about setting
fires. Carelessness in this regard
may cause tremendous loss of pro
perty as well as loss of human lives.
The work of remodelling the
Swedish Mission church in this city,
commenced on Monday. First the
old building, which was erected in
,.1883. was raised and turned so as to
face south'instead of east. An ad
dition will be built to the rear with
basement underneath for the accom
modation of a furnace, and the front
of the building will also be added to
i^by the construction of a handsome
Ktower. These extensive improve
f^ments will cost about $2000, the
Ipwhole amount o which has already
|"been subscribed. The pastor. Rev.
C. A. Jacobson has taken a leading
part in getting these valuable im
provements started and it is largely
V- due to his Christian zeal and enter
I ,prsie that they have been under
taken at this time. The remodeled
Swedish Mission church will be a
I handsome structure and a credit to
this city of churches and schools.
on Red River.
Navigation opened on the Bed
river Monday, when the Bed Biver
Transportation company started the
steamer Grand Forks to Belmont for
the first cargo. The cargo will be
wheat, of which there are large
quantities at Belmont, Acton,
Anderson. Bentru, Walle. Warsaw,
Bygland. Bigwoods, Canning. Dillon,
Granville and Oslo.
W. M. C. T. A.'
The Western Marshall County
Teachers' Association held a well
attended and interesting meeting in
Warren last Saturday. About fifty
teachers were present. The prorgam
as previously published in the Sheaf
was carried out.
Music was furnished by the High
School Glee Club. A piano solo was
rendered by Edgar Wood. Miss
Esther Ballard read a paper on "How
to Create and Maintain Enthusiasm
in School. Miss Mary O'Brien, of
Stephen, on "Story Telling to Chil-
dren." Mrs. L. M. Mithun read a
paper on Spelling J. F. Watschke,
of Oslo, a paper on Penmanship: A.
Hokanson discussed "The object of
Euducational Meetings." and David
Johnson, of Alvarado. discussed
"The School Ma'ams Future" in a
humorous and entertaining way.
SuDt. Reed, of Stephen, gave an
instructive talk. W. A. Bice, the
temperance organizer, gave a humor
ous selection and Prof. Ballard,
teacher of biology at the Moorhead
Normal, gave a much appreciated
talk on nature study.
The meeting was a source of en
couragement and insDiration to all
teachers who attended.
NEW SMALL POX
New small DOX regulations have
been adopted by the state board of
Health extending the quarantine re
quirements to Dersons exposed to the
disease as well as those who have it.
unless they are vaccinated within
three davs of the first exDOsure.
The regulations--also Drovide that
when small pox breaks out in a com
munitv or in a school the schools
must be closed for three weeks un
less all unvaccinated teachers and
pupils are vaccinated within three
days of the first exDosure. with
similar requirements in regard to
the classes at the state university
and at colleges in the state general
The regulation providing for the
closing of schools in the cases -of
epidemics of small pox was adopted
as the result of a recent opinion of
the attorney general holding that
such a steo could not be ordered bv
the local authorities.
Promoted, to Glory.
The funeral of Clara Lindbreg, the
eleven year old daughter of Mrs.
Carl Bergan, of Vega, who died at
the Warren hospital, who' was acci
dently shot some time ago took
place on Good Friday. She was a
bright little girl and is missed a
great deal at home and among her
many friends and ,school mates.
The best of care by nurses and
doctors could not keep her hereshe
was bound for the better land. Bev.
Nolstad conducted the funeral.
"Gone a little while before us to
the city of pure gold,
Gathered by the tender shepard
safe within the 'heavenly fold.'
Gone where pain can never enter.and
where she does not grow old,
Where unknown is death and sick
ness safe within the 'heavenly
Gone to be with Christ forever. He
whose love can never be told.
Him she loved, and now is with him,
safe within the 'heavenly fold.'
Good-bye Clara, we will meet you,
on the streets of shining gold.
When at last we all are sheltered safe
within the 'heavenly fold.'
CABD OF THANKS,
The undersigned, who circulated
the subscription list in behalf of
the unfortunate girl,Clara Lindberg,
to defray her expenses! at the hos
pital, where .she died from the gun
shot wound accidentally inflicted,
desire through the Sheaf to thank
all contributors to said fund. kw
Ole O. HoJson,
A. G. ^ybladh,
A box of fancy writing stationery
makes good birthday presents. The
Sheaf Book and Stationery Store has
a fine line.
WARREN, MARSHALL COUNTY, MINNESOTA. APRIL 23, 1908.
Warren's Motto: "WARREN WILL WINft
Friday the first day of May 1908, is hereby desig-
nated as "Gleaning up Day, and all citizens of Warren,
young and old, are hereby requested to on that day
assist the officers of this City, to the best of their
ability in adding cleanliness to tfeg othe^attractions
possessed by Warren, by aiding tojpan upiSfche public
streets and alleys and by removing all refuse from
private premises within said City.
Done at Warren this 23rd day of April, 1908.
The Warren Commercial Club held
an important meeting last Friday
The committe in charge of the
first market day was authorized to
go to work and arrange for another
at some suitable time after seeding.
Mr. Dixon, who served as auctioneer
at the first market day. informed the
club that he would donate his
services, which announcement was
greeted with cheers and a rising vote
The committee to secure the new
Swedish college reported as to what
had thus far been accomplished in
that direction. The committee was
empowered to secure options on one
or more twenty acre tracts of* land
within or adjoiningthe city limits
from which trHSKRed Biver district
of the Swedish Lutheran Augustana
church, may select a free site for
North Star College, when it convenes
in this city in June next!
County attorney Brown, as a com
mittee to interview the Great North
ern officials relative to change of
schedule for the local so as to give
direct service to and from Moorhead.
reDorted that the request had been
granted bv the railroad.
The club also adopted the Sheaf's
suggestion of "Warren Will Win." as
the official slogan of the city and re
eomrnencjed its use on business men's
stationery, on souvenir buttons, and
other means .of oublicity.
Another matter that aroused a
great deal of interest was tne sugges
tion of a cleaning up day. It was
decided that May 1st be set aside as
a general cleaning up day. when
every man, woman and child shall
be turn loose against all forms of
rubbish and dirt wherever found
within the city limits. Mr. Dixon
offered the free use of a team for re
moval of rubbish. No efforts should
be spared to make Warren the 'city
beautiful." The mayor was request
ed to issue a proclamation ordering
a general cleaning up that day.
A. B. NELSON.
3": tf\ ^"^..C
Prepare lor the County Fair.
The date for the second Marshall
county fair has not yet been set,
but the fair management desires to
have every resident of the county
prepare for the big event that is
sure to come. Especially should
farmers have the fair in view when
planting all kinds of grains and
vegetables this spring in order that
they may raise the best and capture
as many of the prizes as possible.
Meeting- ot Presbytery.
The Presbytery of Adams,of which
the Presbyterian congregation of
Warren is a member, convened this
week at Stephen. Minn.
All the Presbvterian minihsters
from the northwestern portion of the
state, together with many laymen
representing their individal congre
gations, were jfrSisentr
A departure from the custom in
suc^h- toi^es-rf suited in the elction of
Mr! *D. 'jm. /Laurie, a layman, as
modera||r of the Presbvtery for the
ensuing sixJnonths. This honor was
conferred In the nature of a recogni
tion for faithfulness arid enregy in
the work as a Sabbath ---school mis
Bev. S. E. P. White, of Bemidji,
preached the convention sermon,
which is spoken of very highly bv
those who heard it.
Bev. F. J. Rarackman, of Black
duck, was chosen as the ministerial
[delegate and Major Mix, of Crooks
ton. was selected as the lav delegate
from this Presbvtery to the general
assembly of the Presbyterian con
ferencs which will meet in Kansas
City. Mo.. May 21st.
The reports of the past year's work
indicated gratifving advances along
all lines of Christian work in the
churches of the Presbvtery.
Bemidji was selected as the Dlace
for holding the meeting the coming
THE WAY TO KEEP PEACE ACCORDING TO TEDDY.
Mrs. R. C. Mathwig left last
Thursday to visit relatives in Wis
License to wed has been issued to
Torger E. Thompson and C,lara O.
DEFECTIVE PAGF I
Thief Biver Gets
Capt. Fredolph Westerberg, of
Crookston and Col. F. E. Besche, of
Duluth, have mustered in and or
ganized a new company of the
Minnesota National Guard at Thief
River Falls this week. It will be
known as Co. L. and was mustered
in with 47 members on the roll.
Tne old skating rink will be used for
drill purposes until a new armory is
built. The officers are, Captain
Wiste. First Leiutenant Bowman.
Second Leiutenant Fuller.
An impressive ceremony which
took place in this city on Easter
Sunday was the confirmation of a
class of nineteen at the Swedish
Lutheran church. Rev. E. O. Chel
gren conducted the service, which
was attended by a large number of
the friends and relatives of those
confirmed. For the occasion the
church was made festive with fra
grant flowers (and special music was
rendered by the choir. At the
service in the forenoon the members
of the class were questioned as to
their knowledge of the fundamental
principles of*Christian doctrine and
faith and at the afternoon service
the Lord's sacrament was adminis
tered. The members ot the class
were: Jennie Marie Olson, Jennie
Sophy Olive Anderson, Caroline
Grund. EmmaHeJina Johnson. Edith
Amanda Mattson, Mildred Aurora
Malberg, Alice Christine Johnson,
Irene Evelyn Malberg, Ida Johnson.
Annie ^Caroline Swanson. Hildur
Boner 4$ Arthur John Hogberg.
Emm4t]b Gottfrid Role. Sven L. I.
Edeen. J0i Edwin Banstrom, Carl
Hilding Holm. Edward Augustinus
Lundgretf. Aimer John Blomquist,
Aug. A. Johnson spent Sunday
last in Fargo.
Note and receipt blanks at the
This is the linesfc seeding we have
had for years. Bv the end of this
week the bulk of the wheat will be
in the ground.
Judge E. J. Montague, of Crooks
ton. was here Mondav as attornev in
a divorce case. Cook vs. Cook, from
Germantown in this county.
John Stromquist has leased the old
bakery building on the east side and
will open UD a shoe repair shop in
same within a few days.
Ernest Johnson returned Monday
from Humboldt. Kittson Co.. where
he had been in the interest of the
Warren Machine and Iron Works.
C. J. Christianson is at Minne
apolis this week endeavoring to hire
men experienced in cement side
In the issue of tlie Sheaf a couple
weeks ago the printer got some
names wrong in the article about
Aug. H. Kringsberg returning from
Bellinghara. Wash. Should have
been. C. H. Kringsberg. The name
of Rev. Tornell was also substituted
for Rev. Lnndell.
If you must villify. condemn and
eternally discourage, why, resign your
position and when you're outside
damn to your heart's content. But
I prav you. so long as you are a part
of an institution, do not condemn it.
Not that you will injure the insti
tutionnot that, but when you dis
parage the concern of which you are
a part, you disparage yourself.El
Tax Judgment Sale.
Pursuant to a Real Estate Tax
Judgment of the District Court, of
the County of Marshall, State of
Minnesota, entered the 21st day of
March. 1908. in proceedings for en
forcing^payment of taxes and penal
ties upon real estate in the County
of Marshall, remaining delinquent
on the first Monday in January.
1908. and of the statutes in such case
made and provided, I shall on Mon
day, the 11 day of May, 1908. at ten
o'clock.rih the forenoon, at my office
in ,t?be!Court House, in the City of
Warren and County of Marshall, sell
the lands^which are charged with
taxes, penalties and .'Vcost in said
udgment, and on which taxes shall
not have been previously paid.
Dated-this 23rd day of April. J908.
P. B. Malbergvi
"4- Auditor of Marshall'^
Prompt Action of United States
Marshal Startles Can-
The international boundary line in
the vicinity of Noyes continues to
furnish excitement and material for
news. Only last week. Emma Gold
man, the high priestess of anarchy,
was held up for a day by immigra
tion inspector at the boundry line
until she could show that she was a
citizen of the United States and was
then allowed to pass.
More startinlg news than this
reached us later in the week when it
was learned that Herbert Wright
was taken into custody by H. A.
Rider, deputy U. S. marshal, and
that at the point of a revolver.
According to the best information,
he was arrested on the charge of
assisting an undesirable
into the United States
person had been refused
by immigration officials
It appears that Margaret Pearson,
an alien who would be classed as an
undesirable citizen, attempted to
gain admission into the United
States but was turned back by the
immigration inspectors at Noyes.
She remained at Emerson for two or
three days and during that time in
duced Mr. Wright to pilot her
through so that on Tuesdav of last
week he smuggled her trunk through
the lines and took the woman her
self by team to Orleans, where she
embarked on the train and went to
Thief River Falls.
There she .became an inmate of
the red light district, and she was
later arrested^there.v She confessed,
implicating Wright, and was again
deDorted. The warrant for the
arrest of Wright was straightway
made out at Thief River Falls and
sent to Emerson to' the United
States officers there, II. A. Rider,
deputy United States marshal, went
through Crookston to Emerson
Wednesday and there on that
warrant arrested Wright at the point
of a gun. hand cuffing him and tak
ing him on the Great Northern to
Warren and from Warren to Thief
River Falls on the Soo where the
trial was had before L. G. Browning
United States commissioner.
The case was given a primary
hearing at Thief River Falls, where
P. H. Konzen. of Hallock. appeared
for the defendant. He was bound
over to the United States district
court under $1,000 bail. Mr. Wright
denies that he had anything to do
with the woman entering into the
United States and that he merely
went to Orleans on a business* trip
connected with the customs service
at Emerson. Friends and acquain
tances of Mr. Wright on both sides
of the Hue are verv much interested
in the outcome of the case.
BUTTER MAKER GIVES PAT-
RONS SOME EXCELLENT AD-
Lars Leffler. butter-maker at the
Hendrum creamery, gives the pat
rons of that institution some per
tinent suggestions in the Hendrum
Review. Among other things Mr.
Lefflej: savs: "Faimerr, bring in the
cream as fresh as possible this
sea -on. It will make up to two
cents a pound difference on the
entire output if you do. In order
to get the highest price on the New
York market the butter must score
92 or better. In scoring, the flavor
counts 45 per cent, and the flavor is
almost entirlv dependent on the con
dition of the cream when brought
in. One can of sour cream will
spoil a whole churning, in fact the
flavor is dependent to the poorest
cream rather than the best. The
state laws governing creameries are
much stricter than ever before and
makes it necessary for the butter
maker to refuse any cream that is
Preparing for Settlers.
Corbley Eneix left for Illinois the
forepart of the week to look up
several prospective land buyers. He
believes there will be quite a number
from there to locate here this year.
dla papers for sale at the
office. A big
bunch for 5 cents.
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