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BIG CONTEST
'V
BIG OFFER ON NEW SUB
SORPTIONS NO
Candidates! The Sheaf wants new
subscribers and in order to make it
worth while to devote your entire
time to soliciting new subscriptions,
is going to give 40,000 Extra Votes for
every 25 new local subscribers turned
in up to and including Oct. 9. By local
subscribers are meant subscribers in
the territory tributary to Warren and
all new subscriptions on this big offer
gotten in any locality will be counted.
In addition to the 40,000 Extra
Votes for the 25 new subscribers you
get the regular vote of 600 votes for
each one year subscription or 15,000
for 25. This gives you a total of
55,000 votes that you can get for 25
new local subscribers: 110,000 for 50
.'165,000 for 75 and 220,000 votes for
100 new subscribersjust think! A
total of 220,000 votes for 100 new 3ub-
scribers turned in up to Oct. 9. No
matter what your present standing is
this gives you a chance to start now
and easily win the Piano in your dis
trict.
Furnish your friends with receipt
books and ask them to collect some
new subscribers for you. Drive thru
the country every day and stop at
every house: don't miss any, but do
your best to induce every one who is
*not now taking The Sheaf to sub
scribe at once.
Any girl who would ~worfc hard
from now until Oct. 9 could easily
get 100 new subscribers and remem
ber, 100 new ones count 2"J0,000
votes.
This big contest will close Oct. 19,
or just three weeks away, and with
jthe big offer on new subscriptions
any girl could start working hard
now and easily win the Piano in her
district.
40,t)00 EXTRA VOTES FOR EVERY 25 LOCAL NEW SUBSCRIBERS
SCHOOL HAS MISSION
Rural Schools Should Become Social
Centers
The training of country children to
grow two bushels of corn where one
bushel grew before is a commendable
thing. To bring this about many
changes maj- be made in the pro
grams of most country schools. Arith
metic problems may be worked out in
terms of corn and potatoes and cows.
Reading may bo largely confined to
subjects of interest to country boys
and girls. Essay on farm topics
may be written in place of the usual
parsing- and other grammar work.
This will lay a foundation for much
practical work in the later years of
school life.
Older students trained in the ele
mentary principles of agriculture
could conduct germination tests of
corn and grain. Herds could be test
ed, rations could be worked out for
livestock, recmos could be kept of
y'Added
TURNED IN UP TO OCT. 9HI GHEST VOTE OFFER THAT WILL
BE MADE DURING CONTESTAND THE WORK DONE UNDER
THIS OFFER WILL PROBABLY DECIDE THE WINNER IN THE
poultry, girraents could be made for Of the twenty-five that started out to
home, and the art of cooking could
be cultivated. These and many other
Over $900.00 in prizes will be
awarded to the candidates in this
contest on Oct. 39, absolutely free.
Realize what is at stake and start in
to do your very best. Is a $350.00
Piano worth three weeks of real hard
work to you, if so start now and
keep it up until the closing hour.
Work hard and you will win the Pi
ano in your district.
DISTRICT NO.
City
practical htings could be worked out 1 beds, most of the bods are of good
with the school house as a center. size, with fair sized blossoms, in va-
that could be obtained by everyone sorts, in a bed. Five points were
yi the community when a permanent considered: largest blossom, average
size blossom, variety of blossoms,
A interest in the school was establish
H&ed. Basket socials, evening entertain
meats, picnics, school house fairs,
lectures and moving pictures would
make the rural school a real factor in
the social improvement of the school
district. The countrfy school has a
mission which should not be neglect
ed.Ray P. Speer, Minnesota College
of Agriculture.
TEACHERS' MEETING AND INDUS-
m- TRIAL CONTEST
The Western'" Marshall C&unty
Teachers' Association will meet at
Stephen next Saturday and in connec
tion with this meeting will be an In
dustrial Contest in which the pupils
of the public schools will take part.
The meeting will be worth attending
by all who are_ interested in the work
of the county schools.
1
Martha Ballard
Caddie Robinson
Edith Allen
Eda
Ida
Swanson ll'.J.
DIST
81,400
80,500 80,500 50,000
Johnson 45,900
$&r^
*'CT_ NO. 2
yRr*k** Rural Routes
Martha Olson
Lilly Nichols
Ruth Wood
Alice Anderson
Jeanetl Powell
Hazel Green
Edith Head
Anna Knute
Anna Johnson
Radium
Ella Hill
Hazel Anderson
Apple
Theresa Jtunstad
Alvarado
Amy Brunsell 73,900
Viking
Ida Erickson 69,500
Foldahl
Augusta Hogberg 65,600
New Folden
Libby Ormiston 60,100
Oslo
Anna Grenlin 57,600
.80,5bd' .77,100
76,900
.75,000
72,500
.68,100 .50,000
.43,700 .40,100
.79,500 .71,500
"774,000
WATCH THE HEADACHES
When your child complains of
headache, and does it often, have his
eyes tested as soon as possible. The
eyes may be under a constant strain
which will injure them early. So, too,
if the ear runs, you should see a doc
tor at once. Otherwise your child
may soon be deaf for life
Ask your children if the words on I
the blackboard in school seem blur
red. Often pupils are said to be
backward in their studies when they
are merely handicapped by lack of
glasses or medical attention.
Get each of your children a tooth
brush the next time you
town and have them use
brushes every day, if you want themi
to be less liable to terrible tooth ache
and big dentist bills.
PANSY PRIZES GIVEN
Thursday last we visited the pansy
Thursday last we visited the pensy
beds for the purpose of awarding the
prizes offered by the Ladiies' League.
raise pansies but eleven succeeded
of these, we found but three weedy
to this the social pleasure riety varying from seven to sixteen
condition of bed, and size of same
each one marked as visited and
markings summed up when all had
been visited.
After careful consideration we
came to the following decision:
Pearl Wilson, first prize.
Luella Keefe, second prize.
Gladys and Winston Mitchell, (tie)
third prize.
Oliver Mattson, fourth prize
Call on Mrs. A .B. Nelson for prize
money. *Al*fi?'*
Bernard,
WIDNER-ERIKSON i'^p*
Mr. Charley F. Widner and Miss
Annie Elizabeth Erikson from Ste
phen, were married early Wednesday
morning before train time. A beauti
ful ring ceremony was performed by
the Rev. F. N. Anderson of the Swe
dish Lutheran church in Miss Nord
gren's home in Warren. Mr. Edward
C. Erikson, brother of the bride, act
ed as best man and Ethel Lyons as
maid of honor. Mrs. Widner, the
mother of the groom and Mass Nord
gren were also guests at the wedding.
The happy young couple departed on
the morning local train for their fu
ture home in Stephen,5
TEACHERS' TRAINING CLASS
Next Sunday morning the Presby
terian church will graduate the first
teacher training class of Marshall
county. A fitting pragrom will be
rendered with special music including
a solo by Mr. Prytz.
Members of the class:
Miss Eva Powell.
Miss Laura Powell.
Miss Beulah Robinson.
Miss Lucile Lundquist.
Mrs. C. E. Lundquist.
PROMISING YOUNG MAN DIES
Clarence Broten, the young man
who had his foot injured in a gaso
line engine at Newtoldon on Aug. 14,
and on account of which had to have
the foot amputated, died here on Sept.
ii, not from the effect of this injury
but from others of on internal nature.
Deceased was born Oct. 5, 1885 and
was a very intelligent and promising
young man. He had many friends
among the young people and was well
liked by all who knew him. The fu
neral was held yesterday at Viking
conducted by Rev. p. F. Kjorlaug, of
Warren, the remains being interred
in the cemetery nearby.
NORTH STAR COLLEGE NOTES
Miss Ruth Abrahamson, '11, is toak
in up a course of study at the-Nor
mal school at St. Cloud, from which
she will graduate this fall.
Carl Fransson, '10, is now located
as station agent at Conway on the
Soo line. Anton H. Johnson, '10, has
a good position in a bank at the same i aether Anderson
place.
Miss Lena Nyland, '10, is employed
as stenographer at Jackson, Minn.
Verner Nelson, '12, is making good
at the Bank of Grygla, Miinn. Vemer's
faithful and hard work deserves rec
ognition.
Miss Emma Pihlstrom. '12 ,has dur
ing the greater part of the summer
worked with the Spaulding Elevator
Company. She makes a dependable
stenographer, we know.
Bernard Olson, '12,e employed at
the Warren Electric light plant. Ever
since he started to work there, we
na
nav
come to i
i
Fannie P. bernara t\
Laura Wood,
Helen Spaulding,
Committee.
Notice If you have anything you
want to buy or sell, place an adver
tisement in the Sheaf want column.
JiwL
up
i
pow ris
Kee
da
th
Bernard.
A number of last year's students
have already signified their intention
10 return to join the graduating
classes.n Webeforehand are always glad to hear
ko
h
many
irow you. It helps us a great deal,
different departments! Just drop
th
their students we will approximately have Winn Powers
'us a line to let us know about when
you expect to be at school, \aud also
kindly indicate in what line\of work
you are mostly interested,
Have you had a copy of th^ latest
catalog? If not, send for one.
On account of the wintry weather
during the 'fair days", the College
could not give any exhibit at thf Mar
shall county fair.
Those who can accommodate stu
dents ihis year with either board or
room, would onfer a favor by lifting
President Abrahamson know. \Tele
phone 60 College phone 147
The finishnig touches are being put
on the upper story at the colege
building. In a short time the car
penters will have their part comple
ted. The plumbers are hard at w\r
smoke from the chimney.
Several persons have sent in namess
of prospective students. A heafty
thanks for your thoughtfulness aid
assistance.
Next Tuesday, October 1, will
Fnrollment Day. As many as possib
should come to enroll, and have the
work arranged for the term^ Th
teachers will all be present to giv
their assistance. On the followin
day the regular class work will
taken up. Kit is therefore important
that the work be arranged the day
previous.
PRIMARY ELECTION
RESULTS IN
MARSHALL COUNTY
Wm. %Forsberg Wins Nomination for
Sheriff on Republican Ticket and
A. Sorum Defeats Per Kulle
John
for*heriff on Democratic Ticket by
Thrfee Votes
T- REPUBLICAN
TT. Senator-
James A. Peterson 391
Knute Nelson 753
Re^in Congress at Large
Paul F. Dehnel 68
Frank' M. Eddy 377
WliJiam Henry Eustis 121
James Manahian 149
Lars O. Thorpe 345
Governor
Edward T. Young 275
Adolph O. Eberhart 447
Martin F. Falk 54
Sam Y. Gordon 46
Wm. E. Lee 350
Lewis C. Spooner 31
Lieutenant Governor
D. M. Neill 312
J. A. A. Burnquist 646
Secretary of State
Julius A. Schmahl 325
James H. Ege 90
G. H. Mattson 713
State Treasurer
Walter J. Smith 932
Attorney General
Lyndon A. Smith 624
Thomas Fraser 381
R. R. & Warehouse Com., 4 yr. term
Ira B. Mills 573
E. H. Canfield 408
R. R. & Warehouse Com., 6 yr. Term
John F. Rosenwald 406
ElmmUat 576
9th Dist..
Halvor Steenerson 787
Richard H. Battey 87
F. H. Peterson 303
Rep. 63rd Leg. Dist.,Class
Charles^E.
Rep. in Congress,
Rep. 63rd Leg. Dist.Class 2
Paul Marschalk 701
County Auditor
A. G. Lundgren 1092
County Treasurer
F. Bakke 1110
Register of Deeds
Carl Hanson 1074
Sheriff-
Walter Fee 332
William Forsberg 524
Hans C. Hanson 380
County Attorney
A. N. Eckstrom 920
DEMOCRATIC
U. S. Senator-
Daniel William Lawler 143
Rep. in Congress at Large
Carl J. Buell 132
Governor
Peter M. Ringdal 148
Charles M. Andrist 37
Lieutenant Governor
at their part and soon we will see ihe 1 Aug. A. Johnson 164
Sheriff
All students who are looking for IJohn Alvin Johnson-...r.!^.t!f: fff...28
rooms or for board should apply at State Treasurer*'
the college office for information. E. Nash ^.,r,. 28
64 I
93 Cyrus M'. King
Secretary of State
Emil Olund 93
Harvey W. Grimmer 72
State Treasurer
Henry F. Wessel 87
[Charles W. Bibb 71
Attorney General
William F. Donohue 13G
R. R. & Warehouse Com., 4 yr. term
Julius J. Reiter 6y
Andrew French 82
R. R. & Warehouse Com., 6 yr. term
John N. Gayner 57
Henry W. Strickler 51
F. M. Currier 45
Rep. 63rd Leg. Dist.Class 1
Oscar Wahlund 135
County Auditor
P. B. Malberg 150
Register of Deeds
John A. Sorum z**. 100
Per H. Kulle 97
County Surveyor
Peter Kirsch .1 147
Co. Com., 4th Dist.'! 4'*"
L. P. Brandstrom 13
51 1! PUBLIC OWNERSHIP
Rep. in Congress at Large^ ''^K
J. S. Ingalls 27
Governor^ MM^" M&-f\\f^Z
David Morgan 28
Lieutenant "Governor Splf
David M. Robertson 28
Secretary of Stateffffe? IPS
Rep. in Congress, 9th Dist.
M. A. Brattland 25
Rep. 63rd Leg. Dist.Class 1
Louis Enstrom
NON-PARTISAN
Chief Justice of Supreme Court
Charles M. Start 311
F. Alex. Stewart 264
Charles W. Stanton ....433
\ssociate Jus. of Sup. CourtCI. 1
George L. Bunn 349
Oscar Hallam .-596
Associate Jus. Sup. CourtCI. 2
Andrew Holt 834
Judge of Probate
H. O. Berve .......328
Peter H. Holm 9J1
Co. Superintendent of Schools
David Johnson 1046
PROHIBITION
Rep. in Congress at Large
W. G. Calderwood 32
Governor
E. E. Lobeck 40
Lieutenant Governor
George H. Andrews 34
Secretary of State
C. L. Johnson 35
Attorney General
J. H. Morse
Co. Commissioner, 4th Dist.
A. S. Rokke
SOCIALIST LABOR
Governor
Charles W. Brandborg
33
.14
VOTE FOR CONGRESSMAN
The vote by counties for congress
man is as follows:
County Steenerson Peterson Battey
334 165
96 16 68
35 87 48
241 305
88 29 72 53
Becker ..1013
Beltrami S71
Clay 741
Clearwater 432
Kittson 654
Mahnomen 250
Marshall 787
Norman 763
Ottertail .1458
Polk 2542
Pennington 814
Red Lake 344
Koseau 527
Wilkin ,'26
479
1 399
753 242 219
117 303 432 749
836 282
84
170 286
Total 11461
809
5351 164?
Twenty precincts are missing, in
Koseau, Beltrami, Clearwater and'
Clay counties, which are expected 1o
increase Steenerson's lead.
Total primary vote in 9th district
this year, 18,454.
Total primary vote two years ago.
26,709. years ago he was out with some oth
er boys on a farm picking mustard.
It started to rain while they were in
the field and then the boys went to
the hay loft where they proceeded to
amuse themselves with various sort^
of capers as boys will. Among oth
er things, they tried to see how far
down their throats they could hold a
1 grain of wild oats. Adolph happened
i to drop his oat, which was inhaled
into the air passage. Tt hurt him
.reatly for a litle while, and then the
'been subject to coughinc spells in
the nights, sometimes of more and
sometimes of less severity. In the
day time he did not cough a great
deal, until lately, and his appetitie
seemed fairly good, yet he has never
been quite the same robust boy a-*
before the accident. Although ho
has grown in stature he has seeming
ly gotten weaker physically and un
able to take part in games which he
formerly used to do. His physical
condition also has interfered with
his work at school. Last winter he
was the victim of another serious ac
cident. He and some other boys
were in the Sheaf office playing and
scuffling around a little as boys often
do, and as a climax began to grab for
each others' necks. Adolph was se
verely squeezed in the neck, resulting
in the neck becoming sore and stiff.
One side of the neck became paralyz
ed, the trouble spreading also to one
side of the head and face. This in
jury seemed to affect him even more
than the other. At Minneapolis, the
boy was placed in a hospital where he
will be examined by two or three
specialists.' 2 His case is a peculiar
one and thus far we have not learned
whether or not anything can be done
for*him/^J His parents hope for the
best. M^0^W^'M^eSf
|ii' -c^'i^,,,,-
Licenses to wed have been issued
by Clerk of Court Swandby to Henry
O. Erickson and Grace D. Breese,
Erick Aune and Bertha Haugen, Char
ley F. Widner and Annie Erickson.
The editor ot this paper accompan- the town. Town of Brislet secured
ied his sixteen-year-old son, Adolph,' the second prize. This feature will
to Minneapolis on Friday evening for undoubtedly prove a drawing one at
the purpose of having him examinea future fairs,
by medical specialists. About three,' The people of the county owe a
buMY FAIR WAS
HANDICAPPED
By the Action of the Weather Man-:
prSplendid Agricultural Exhibits At-
test the Fertility of Marshall Coun-'
ty Soil
The Marshall County Fair for 1912
is now a memory only. Although
secretary E. T. Frank and the other'
officers of the fair association, had*
put forth heroic efforts to make this
fair a big success, yet weather condi-r
tions over which neither they nor any
human being can exercise control,
came to interfere with their plans." All^
Monday it rained hard and on Tues
day morning several inches of snow'
fell, something very unusual here at
this time of the year. Yet, in spite
of the inclement weather, many ex-.'
hibits were brought in from the sur-'
rounding country. The display of
farm products was very complete and
better than at any former fair. In
the root crop and vegetable line some
very fine specimens were shown. The.
poultry exhibit also, was veiy good,
and those competent to judge, said it
excelled what was shown at either
the Thief River Falls and Crookston
fairs.
Owing to the very bad weather, the
attendance of course was small, al
though the management decided to
charge no admission. Neither were
the amusement features patronized to
any great extent, with the exception
of the Sanford Dodge Company's per
formances in the opera house, which
were of a high order and delighted
large audiences.
All the judges in the various de
partments were from the Crookston
1 School of Agriculture. A complete
list of all prize-winners will be pub
lished in next week's Sheaf.
The chatelaine watch offered by*'
The Farmer for the best loaf of bread
made by a girl under sixteen years,
was won by Miss Cora Hanson, of Vi
knig. The watch is now on exhibi
tion in D. Farrell's show window,
where it will remain one week.
McCrea township won first prize
for the best township exhibit. It was
an attractive exhibit, which had been
collected and arranged mostly by the
children of the two Sunday schools in
debt of gratitude to Secretary E. T.
Frank and the other officers of the
Fair Association for their heroic ef
forts to make the fair a success. The
bulk of the work has naturally fallen
on the secretary and he has done bet
ter than most any other man could
have done under the circumstances.
He has kept down expanses as far 3.1
possible, and if the association will
receive its nsxial allowance from the
county, it will have money in its
treasury after all premiums are paid.
All exhibitorsxof
stock kindly agreed
to refund to the association half of
the premium money won by them so
as to help the association on its feet.
Bad weather will not always' inter
fere with our fair, and next year we
expect to have the best and biggest
that we have ever had. Let us make
the start now. Let everybody select
good seed now for next year's crops,
because good seed is very essential in,
order to grow the best products. Then
let everybody get ready a good plot of
ground to receive the seedthe rain
and the sunshine will do the rest.
Secretary Frank Extends Thanks
I wish to express my personal ap
preciation of the heroic efforts of
those who helped so willingly to
make the fair a "go" and in behalf of
the association, to thank the exhibit
ors who braved the inclemencies of
the weather to show their loyalty to
our fair.
E. T. Frank,
Secy, Marshall Co. Fair Assn.'
NOTICE TO THRESHERS
The breaking of telephone wires by
rigs crossing under rural telephone
lines must be stopped. It would be
cheaper for you to take your time and
lower your separator than to pay the
fine if you was prosecuted for break
ing our line. The law is strict against
anybody interfering with telephone
and telegraph service and will be
strictly enforced from this date
Warren Telephone Co.,
Hans Swanson, Prop.
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