^6G Farm Fireside1
G/ean/ngs 6y Oar Country
DISTRICT NO. 50,
Mrs. Annie Egge and family at
tended church in Livonia on Sun
Mrs. Henry Murphy was a caller at
the Campbell home one day last
Mrs. Andeison's mother, Mrs.
Greenwood, left on Monday for her
home in Illinois.
John Anderson is building a fine
new barn on his faim on the east
bank of Elk lake.
Mr. Bankson has his new barn up
and parth shingled. It will be a
dandv when finished.
Mis. Egge, Mis. Norberg, Mrs. C.
L. Campbell and Mrs. Ben Johnson
were visitors at Mis Anderson's on
Everyone will be doing his best
haying foi the next few weeks, as
there is a fine hay crop this year and
of excellent quality.
Work on the mile of state road
which is being built is progressing
nicely and will be a great improve
ment when finished.
Through Mi. Pratt we were intro
duced to several people who were
rusticating at Elk lake, among them
Mr and Mis Nixon of Chicago.
Mi. and Mrs. Henry Glade, Lewis
Norberg and family, Mr. and Mrs.
E. M. Fiero and C. L. Campbell
and family picnicked at Elk lake on
Ed Jordahl is here on a visit with
his sister, Mrs. Gust Daline.
J. Daline spent Sunday evening
with his friend, P. J. Hubbard.
H. W. Magnus worked for the
Tribune foice at Foley last week.
Arthur and Lavis Halvorson made
a business trip to Foley last week.
James Hubbard, who has been
sick, is now on the road to recovery.
Miss Maybelle Hanson is employed
as seamstress at the J. S. Wasmuth
Arthur and Halvor Halvorson
spent Tuesday evening at the Hub
Grace Davis spent Saturday even
ing and Sunday with her friend,
All the beekeepers from this
neighborhood attended the picnic at
Mr. and Mrs. Gust Daline visited
at the Jordahl home in St. Cloud on
Saturday and Sunday.
Miss Esther Normandin spent
Saturday evening and Sunday with
her friend, Cora Hubbard.
A bunch from here witnessed the
ball game at Dogtown between San
tiago and Estes Brook on Sunday.
Arthur Hubbard had the misfor
tune to ha\e the end of his fore
finger nearly ,cut off while greasing a
Miss Mollie Christianson left on
Wednesday for Minneapolis, where
she will stay for an indefinite length
A large crowd from Glendorado
and Santiago attended the creamery
picnic at Estes Brook on Sunday and
report a fine time.
George Hubbard spent Friday and
Saturday at home. He is employed
in haying for his brother-in-law,
Sam Walker of Becker.
The M. E. Ladies' Aid society met
with Mrs. Ed Indrehus on Thursday
and a delicious luncheon was served
at 3:30 p. m. The next meeting
will be with Mrs. E. B. Batchelor on
September 5. Everybody invited.
If taken just when you feel as
though you were going to be sick you
will never know what serious illness
is. It purifies the blood, drives out
disease before it gets a foothold such
is Hoilister's Rocky Mountain Tea.
None other so effective and sure.
35 cents, tea or tablets. C. A.
Earl Fullwiler has gone to Sparta,
Wis with Company G.
Grover Taylor is hauling lumber to
build a bain on his farm.
Miss Emma Taylor visited a few
days in Princeton last week.
Miss Johanna Paulson of Santiago
spent Sunday visiting with Mrs.
Miss Alma Johnson has been en
gaged to teach the school at Freer
the coming term.
Miss Alma Johnson returned last
week from Duluth, where she at
tended summer school.
A number of Blue Hill farmers
were hauling out wire for the new
telephone line on Tuesday.
Justin Lavelle and Walter Wick
strom attended a dancing party at
Brickton on Saturday evening.
A jolly crowd of young people com
prised of the families of Chas.
Thompson, M. B. Mattson, the La
Moreauxs and Ifuhlmans of Blue
Hill, and about 20 young people from
Kragero and vicinity, spent Sunday
at Elk lake and had a very pleasant
Mr. Bergtson tripped over a pile of
lumber while building C. Gaulier's
barn and severely hurt his side.
Mrs. Swanbro has gone to Prince
ton to stay a while with her chil
dren and Walter Wickstrom is now
Miss Alice Fullwiler sis visiting
friends in Minneapolis and will visit
friends in the southern part of the
state before she returns home.
Frank Lavelle lost his house by
tire last Wednesday morning on the
Wm. Marsh farm. The cause of fire
is unknown but is supposed to have
resulted from a defective chimney.
Dr. H. L. Galbraith and wife,
Geo. Galbraith, and their sister, Allie
Galbraith, and niece, Hazel Gal
braith, visited friends in Blue Hill
on Thursday of last week. They
were looking over their old farm
home. Dr. Galbraith and family came
in their automobile from Bozeman,
Mont., where he is a practicing
dentist. He left with his family on
Monday for Michigan to visit his
sister, Mrs. Stella Roberts.
Kidney trouble is particularly to
be dreaded because its presence is
not usually discovered until it has
assumed one of its worst forms
diabetes, dropsy, or Bright's disease.
If you suspect that your kidneys are
affected, by all means use Hollister's
Rocky Mountain Teathe great
systemic cleanser and regulator. C.
Mr. and Mrs. Lowell entertained
Rev. C. W. Lawson of Anoka over
Chas. Whitney dug a small patch
of early potatoes on Monday which
yielded very good.
Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Berry called
on Mr. Berry's mother in Princeton
last Sunday evening.
E. Hoglund is building a new
barn, which will add greatly to the
appearance of his place.
Mrs. F. E. Scholey called on Mrs.
H. Mott, Mrs. Olof Anderson and
Mrs Mudgett on Monday.
Mrs. Abbie Pratt and Mrs. Eliza
beth Berry visited at the Mudgett
home a couple of days this week.
Mrs. Chas. Whitney visited at F.
E. Scholey's on Friday afternoon.
Mrs. Scholey's sister, brother and
father also visited there.
Now that there is a good' big straw
stack in this neighborhood we hope
to see a thick coating of the same
on our sandy roads. Get busy, Mr.
Mr- and Mrs. I. Mudgett, accom
panied by Mr. and Mrs. D. S. Saus
ser and baby, took an auto trip to
Mille Lacs lake last Wednesday.
They visited several days at the
Rogers home and called on the
Morneaus, Burrells, Eichmillers and
Quails. They report a most enjoy
able trip considering the bad roads.
Miss Edith Johnson spent Sunday
afternoon with the Sellhorn girls.
Misses Anna and Freda Jaenicke
attended the funeral of the Riebe
boy on Sundaj.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Polsfuss and
Mrs. Leo Peters spent Sunday with
Fred Schimming, wife and son
visited at the August Albrecht
home on Sunday.
Mrs. Nick Essig and sister,* Mrs.
Sam La Rue, visited at Bert Peters
one day last week.
Miss Alfa Ellenbaum, together
with two cousins, is spending a few
weeks' vacation with her parents
Miss Freda Jaenicke has purchased
a new bicycle which, despite the
many falls it causes, is proving quite
satisfactory to the owner.
Those who attended the wedding
of Miss Martha Maihack at Crown
were Mr. and Mrs. Rosin, son, Otto,
and daughters, Martha and Clara,
and Julius Reissig.
Mrs. R. A. Ross is visiting friends
and relatives in Wisconsin.
Mrs. Volda and daughter, Bernice,
of Minneapolis are guests at the
Mr. and Mr. Henry Sager and
family spent Sunday with Mr. and
Mrs. Frank Grimshied.
The Ladies' Altar society of St.
Francis Catholic church met with
Mrs. Louis Robideau last Thursday.
MissVernetta Grow returned home
from the twin cities on Thursday
after two weeks' visit with relatives.
Mrs. Mary Hafie returned to her
home in Minneapolis on Thursday
after a week's visit with relatives
Freddie Bertrand and Herman
Stein surprised the Rocheford family
at 10 o'clock one day last week when
they came to the door on their
wheels. They started the morning
before at 5 o'clock from St. Paul and
reached here the next moruing at 10
THE PBIKCETQy HKTI02ST: THUBSDAY, AUGUST 15,1912.
Miss Jeannette Rocheford has re
turned home after a week's visit
with her friend, Miss Pearl Labbis
Mrs. Frank Grimshied has re
turned home from the Northwestern
hospital. We are all glad to see her
Miss Irene Gennow and brother,
Arval, have gone to the Dakotas,
where they will be employed. We
all wish them success.
Mr. and Mrs, Henry Foister and
daughters, Alvina and Bertha, and
Miss Randi Pederson and John
Pederson spent Sunday evening at
Maud Bowles is very sick with
blood poison in her hand.
C. A. Stallman was a passenger on
the down train Saturday.
Miss Inez Van Alstein of Prince
ton was the guest of Louise Hurtt
Mrs. Nellie Libby of Elk River
spent Sunday with Mrs. Bean and
Mrs. Judkins of St. Paul came up
last Friday to make her sistei, Mrs.
W. R. Hurtt, a visit.
Margaret and Marvel Walker re
turned home on Sunday after a two
weeks' visit with relatives.
E. H. Foley has a road contract at
Spencer Brook and has a crew of
men and teams at work there.
Irving Jennison came up from
Minneapolis on Sunday to spend the
day. Irve visits here quite often.
Mr. and Mrs. Jay Smith and
daughter and Mrs. W. A. Smith left
Monday for a week's trip through
Mr. and Mrs. N. B. Neumann
drove over to Spencer Brook on Sun
day to visit Mrs. Neumann's brother,
The young people here got up a
dance on Saturday evening. There
were about twelve couples present
and they had a jolly good time.
The I. O. O. F. lodge gave a pic
nic here on Saturday. There was a
large attendance and the main
feature of the day was the ball game
between the first nine and the mar
ried men. The married men won
the game by a score of 1 to 3. Hur
rah for the married men!
Born, to Mr. and Mrs. Ed Johnson,
on Wednesday, August 7, a daughter.
Martha Ott is visiting her sister,
Mrs. John Medin, and other relatives
Clausie Erickson left here on Mon
day for North Dakota, where he ex
pects to work in the harvest fields.
A large crowd attended the dance
at Andrew Peterson's on Saturday
evening and everybody enjoyed them
Miss Margaret Walker has been
visiting for a week with friends and
relatives in Zimmerman, and re
turned home on Sunday.
A number of little girls gathered
at the home of Jennie Norstrom on
Friday to help her celebrate her
twelfth birthday anniversary. She
received many nice presents.
D. S. Walker is having his house
fixed up. It has been papered and
painted inside and a coat of paint
has been put on the outside. Mr.
Walker has also purchased a new
We hear that the bridge crossing
the Rum river here is to be rebuilt.
It was washed out by the heavy
rains this spring. It will take lots
of time and expense to rebuild it,
but we hope it will be done.
Milton Foote and family expect to
depart for Spokane as soon as they
can dispose of their farm. They own
property in Washington and have
relatives there, too. Fred Foote is
thinking of buying Milton's farm
here. We regret to see such agree
able neighbors move away.
Mrs. Walter Annis is seriously ill
at this writing.
Mr. and Mrs. Herman Francis
visited at Leon Annis' on Sunday.
Miss Leona Oelkers spent Thurs
day afternoon at the Steeves home.
Mrs. A. Roadstrom spent Friday
afternoon with Mrs. Ole Bengtson.
Billy and Mary Caley of Princeton
are spending a few days at the Carr
Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Radeke spent
Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Peter
Little Amie Hill of Princeton is
visiting at the Tomlinson home for
a few weeks.
Miss Elma Radeke was visiting
with friends and relatives in Prince
ton last week.
There will be another dance in the
Dalbo hall next Saturday evening.
Sunday visitors at Wm. Oelkers
were Florence, Mildred and Nellie
Chilstrom, Abbie Smith, Erma
Steeves, Alfred and Lawrence Levin,
Walter Holm and P. Levin.
The Misses Emma Oelkers and
Emma Roadstrom spent Sunday with
Miss Gertrude Steeves.
Anna Roadstrom and Signa and
Oscar Bengtson attended the ball
game in Dalbo last Sundaj.
Miss Abbie Smith of Princeton
visited from Saturday until Monday
with her friend, Erma Steeves.
The Ladies' Aid society met ort
Thursday afternoon with Mrs. Geo.
Carr. There was a large attendance.
All had an enjoyable time.
The Misses Ogda Krona and Alma
Peterson were visiting with Anna
and Emma Roadstrom on Friday.
Nels Jensen, brother of Walter
Jensen, arrived here on Monday
evening from Omaha, Neb. He will
probably remain here the rest of
the summer and work for Henry
Sunday visitors at Geo. Carr's
were Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Tomlinson,
Gertrude Hill, Ralph Carr, Edna
Whitney, Elma Radeke, Hazel and
Laura Henschel and Mary and
WEST SPENCER BROOK.
N. Moody and family spent Sunday
Lyle Morton is spending a few
days in Minneapolis.
Frank Knipling and wife spent
Sunday at Will House's.
Fred Moody and family spent Sun
day at Mrs. Wheeler's in Baldwin.
O. A. Williams, wife and son,
Clyde, spent Sunday at A. J. Rey
Gil Clough is hauling lumber from
Piinceton to build a kitchen on his
C. A. Babb and wife and Lew
Pierson and wife spent Sunday at
Anna Hannay visited her friend,
Mildred Stacy, on Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Griep and family
spent Sunday at the Rossing home.
Miss Emma Taylor spent the week
end with her friend, Iva McCracken.
Myrtle and Lillie Pireson spent
Sunday afternoon at the Griep home.
A number of .young people spent
Wednesday evening at the Griep
Mabel and Raymond Bengtson
visited with Ben Johnson and family
Mrs. Douglas and daughter, Helen,
are spending a few days visiting at
the Stacy home.
The dance given in Ernest Olsen's
barn was well attended and everyone
reports an enjoyable time.
H. Olsen of Minneapolis spent
Saturday and Sunday with his
parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. Olsen.
Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Hiland and
daughter, Helen, of Minneapolis are
visiting friends and relatives here.
Pearl Lane of Zimmerman visited
with Barbara Young and with her
cousin, Pearl McCracken, last week.
Mr. and Mrs. A. Vandarwarka of
Gary, S. D. spent the past week
visiting their niece, Mrs. T. F. Mc
Cracken, and family.
Frank Beden is employed
There seems to be some attraction
for Dan in Milo.
Mr. and Mrs. Falk and Mr. Boman
of Foley Sundayed at Aug. Lind's.
Phoebe Crook spent a pleasant
afternoon at the Bonn home on Mon
Mesdames Aug. Lind and Olander
Pierson spent Monday afternoon
with Mrs. Sandquist.
A dance will be given in the pa
vilion next Saturday night. All
come and enjoy yourselves.
What is the matter with Joe, he
looks so forlorn of late? Cheer up,
kid, the worst is yet to come.
Bill Bemis is here from Roseau
county. He will work for his
brother, Al, during threshing.
Mayme Ayers came home last week
from Minneapolis, where she has
been visiting her sister, Mrs. Nor
Art Lind left last week for Du
luth, where he expects to locate.
Art is a nice young man and will
surely make good.
Mrs. August Lind will entertain
the Swedish Saron Ladies' Aid soci
ety on Thursday, August 22. Every
one is tendered an- invitation to
Among the visitors at J. S. Jacob
son's last Sunday evening were Mr.
and Mrs. Olof Olson, Misses Clara
Sandquist and Alice Johnson, and
George Hanson, John Daline and
George and Nels Johnson. Some ex
cellent music was rendered and the
Jacobsons were declared royal enter
The creamery picnic last Sunday
proved a great success. The day was
an ideal one and people were there
from iar and near. The most inter
esting features were the ball games.
Estes Brook versus Long Siding,
O'Neil, Foreston, Pease and Milaca
combined, was surely a game worth
witnessing. Although Estes Brook
was defeated, it was a hard-fought
battle. The game in the afternoon
between O'Neil and Long Siding
was won by Long Siding.
Long Siding won both games at
the creamery picnic on Sunday.
Ball game next Sunday at Long
Siding between the home team and
Haul your rye and potatoes to
Long Siding and I will give you mar
ket prices. Henry TJglem.
Quite a number of our boys have
gone to western Minnesota and the
Dakotas to work in the harvest
Lorentz Berg and family, who
were here visiting the Petersons, re
turned to their home in Minneapolis
A party was given at M. A. Carl
son's by the young folks in honor of
Minnie Carlson, who will leave in a
few days to take up her duties at a
store in Barnesville.
Miss Adena Carlson was thrown
out of the rig in which she was rid
ing while on her way home from
Princeton last Thursday. She re
ceived a bad cut o^ er her right eye.
Anton Ege iias returned to Minne
apolis after a couple of months spent
Elmer Rusk is spending a few days
with his friends, Nels and George
Thora and Dagnj Ingberigtson,
and Thora Ringdal spent Monday
afternoon at Homme's.
John Hed and family of Princeton
attended the creamery picnic which
was held at Estes Brook on Sunday.
The young people were very well
represented at church on Monday
evening in spite of the thieatening
Mrs. P. M. Ringdal arrived from
St. Paul on Saturday, evening to
spend a few dajs with her sister,
Mrs. John Erstad.
Anton arid Nels Ege came home
with a fine new buggy on Saturday.
Here's a chance for some young lady
to make good.
Mr. Hanson and daughter, Ing
wald, came up Saturday from Minne
apolis to visit relatives. Mr. Hanson
Florence and Clifford Stark have
returned to their home in Minne
apolis after several weeks' visit at
the home of their grandparents, Mr.
and Mrs. C. F. Lindquist.
Among those who were enter
tained at Jacobson's on Sunday
evening were George Hanson,
Johnnie Daline. Clara Sandquist,
Mr. Hanson and daughter, Ingwald,
and Mr. and Mrs. Olson.
John Cameron is back from the
Mr. Sherman lost 25 acres of rye
Mr. and Mrs, Will Fredrickson's
baby is sick.
Frank Buckingham bought a new
buggy last week.
Born, to Mr. and Mrs. Daline, on
Sunday morning, a boy.
Mrs. Will Thomas spent Thursday
with Mrs. Nelson King.
McKinley Brown spent Sunday
with his parents at Green lake.
Chas. Robinson of Duluth is here
visiting his sister, Mrs. Brown.
Will Sandberg went to Anoka last
week to consult an eye specialist.
Grandpa Thompson is back from
Minneapolis and says he enjoyed
Lafe Slaback is building a new
barn. Mr. Summers is doing the
Charles O'Brien returned to his
home at Green lake last Saturday,
after working for Will Leathers.
Rev. and Mrs. Lang of Minneapolis
are expected here some time this
Threshing, which had been re
tarded by last week's rain, is pro
i S. Caley's barn is going up larger
than at first intended. It will be 84
by 49 feet.
Wm. Talen bought a couple of
milk cows from Ben Van Roekel of
Pease last Friday.
Mr. and Mrs. Sampson and chil
dren of Milaca spent Sunday at the
Peter Jensen home.
Rev. Meyer of Pease and H. Brinks
of Milo were callers at Wm. Talen's
on Monday afternoon.
Otto Minks is hauling rock and
lumber for his new barn, which he
will build in a couple of weeks.
Miss Margaret Jensen expects to
leave for Lake Geneva next Tuesday.
She goes as a representative of the
state agricultural college and will be
absent about 10 days. We hope she
may find much pleasure in this trip.
Peter Pluimer of Pease was here "^y^
on Tuesday to get four head of cattle
which he purchased from L. Slagter.
Louis Talen left on Monday morn
ing for Willmar, where he will spend
a couple of weeks with relatives and
Aug. Nelson and family returned
to the cities on Monday after a
pleasant visit with relatives and
Mrs. Frank Newman gave a quilt
ing party last Tuesday. Several
friends and nieghbors enjoyed the
"old time" party.
M. B. Anderson has his new ce
ment stave silo in order for the fall
crop of silage. Men were here last
week to set it up.
The Swedish Mission Sunday
school will take a day off for a picnic.
It will be held near the church, on
the banks of Rum river, next Tues
Joe Caley of Milaca has rented the
house on the 160-acre farm near the
school and intends to move his
family there after he has made the
Grandma Milstead, 93 vears old,
visited with Mr. and Mrs. P. Jensen
on Sunday. This is the first time
since her fall last winter that she
has been able to leave home.
In our last week's items we men
tioned that the baby boy of Albert
Reibe was improving. This did not
last long and Friday evening
August 9, the little fellow died. Not
four months was his brief span of
life and all that time he was suffer
ing. Sunday afternoon a large num
ber of relatives, neighbors and
friends gathered at the home, where
brief services- were conducted by
Rev. Strauch. Services were also
held at the German Lutheran church,
after which the remains of little
Ernest were laid by the side of five
brothers and sisters who had gone
before. Mr. and Mrs. Reibe and
children have the sympathy of all in
DISTRICT NO. 9.
Mrs. Lester Kempton spent Sunday
afternoon with Mrs. D. G. Fanello.
Miss Lena Kewitsch is entertain
ing friends from the city this week.
The Misses Hattie and Alice
Brinks made a trip to Princeton last
TheY. P. S. of district 9 will
meet at B. G. Benson's tomorrow
evening at 8 o'clock sharp.
Geo. Alderink and sister, Annie,
spent a pleasant evening with the H.
R. Brinks family last Tuesday.
GLENDORADO AND SANTIAGO.
Miss Kathryn Wold is home for a
Miss Nellie Torgerson spent Tues
day in St. Cloud.
Rev. John Hay held services at T.
Jensen's on Saturday and Sunday.
Born, to Mr. and Mrs. J. K. Nel
son, on Saturday. August 10, a son.
Mrs. Aleck Aleckson and family
were guests of Mrs. John Stowe on
Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Dahl and
family visited at A. Aleckson's on
Mrs. J. O. Anderson and Miss
Tillie Odegard visited at the Uran
home on Monday.
Mrs. J. E. Odegard arrived home
from the Northwestern hospital on
Sunday much improved in health.
A. Aleckson and daughter, Anna,
were' Thousand Islands visitors on
Saturday. Miss Anna will teach the
school there the coming fall.
Ole Abrahamson has gone back to
Winnipeg after a week's vacation at
his parents' home here. Mrs. Ole
Abrahamson will remain for some
The S. Kittilson and R. Alickson
families were berrying on the islands
on Saturday and Sunday. The low
bush blackberries are very plentiful
there this fall.
John Graver and Miss Carrie
Stensen, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Halvor Stensen of Santiago, were
united in marriage at the Lutheran
church in Glendorado, by Rev. P. E. A
Langseth, on Saturday afternoon.
A large crowd of young and old
gave Mrs. T. Knutsona pleasant sur- *s
prise on Sunday. The day was spent
in feasting and playing games. Mrs.
Knutson was presented with numer
ous gifts and a neat sum of money in
token of the occasion.
I am more than "pleased that the
representative of the Fergus Falls
Woolen Mills wrote such a nice
article in the paper. I want it
clearly understood that I am repre
senting the Northern Woolen Co. of.
Fergus Falls. I am not prepared to
catch eggs laid by an old hen that
had the rheumatism another year
Wish to state the Northern has a
reputation, never duplicates, but al
ways gives goods the same as samples,
and are willing to compare prices
and quality with any of the woolen
mills. If you are skeptical look UD
our reputation. Yours truly,
G. F. Green.
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