meanings by Our Country
Arthur Skoglund returned to Min
neapolis on Fridaj.
Borkinan Bros, from Chicago have
bought out Andrew Lindberg.
Stanley and Ernest Krave visited
relatives at Louis Lake on Friday
Willie Skoglund was a pleaasnt
caller at Minnie Johnson's home in
Day last Sunday.
Most of the farmers from this neck
of the woods are holding their pota
toes lor higher prices.
Mrs Albertson returned to
Minneapolis on Friday after a few
weeks' visit with her sick mother,
Mrs. Gust Lewis.
Several of the young people of this
vicinity walked up to the south
Maple Ridge Lutheran church on
Thursday evening to attend the
The Mission church was filled to
its greatest capacity twice on Christ
mas. Rev. G. Larson of Maple Ridge
delivered the morning sermon. In
the evening a festival was held and
the children gave an entertainment.
Harry Mickelson spent Christmas
Roy Fiero of Wyanett was in town
Prof. Malm is spending the holi
days at home.
Mr. Judge of Elk River was in
town on Tuesday.
Beatrice Pratt went to Princeton
on Monday night.
Wm. Swanson has been quite sick
but is improving.
Lynch & Larson made a well for
Mr. Nystrom last week.
Miss Annie Negard of Princeton is
visiting at Jack Larsen's.
Elias Fiero of Baldwin left tor
Minneapolis on Monday.
G. H. Blanchett and wife of Elk
River were in town on Sunday.
Di. McKim's brother from Ames,
Iowa, is visiting here this week.
Robert Brinks spent Christams day
at D. S. Walker's in Spencer Brook.
Mr. and Mrs. E. H. Foley attended
church at Princeton on Christams
Mrs. D. Kilmartin, who has been
sick for some time, is able to be up
Rev. Evans will hold services in
the M. E. church on Friday evening,
Miss Clara Johnson of Elk River
visited her grandfather, P. F. Malm,
Laura Lynch has been visiting
friends and relatives in Minneapolis
the past week.
Wm Blocker and Mr. Obermiller
of Elk River visited at John Kru
ger's on Sunday.
Rev Stowe will hold services in
the Union church on Friday evening,
January 10, at 8 p. m.
Oscar Swanson, who is clerking in
a stoie at Bramerd, came home last
Wednesday to visit relatives.
Miss Nora Stendahl came up from
Minneapolis on Saturday night to
remain until aftei New Year's.
Mr. McKenzie arrived here from
North Dakota last Tuesday to visit
his daughter, Mrs. Chas. Cohoe.
Miss Hill of Princeton came down
on the morning train Chiistmas day
and returned home in the afternoon.
Jerry Blanchett and wife and
daughter from Marshall were visit
ing at the Blanchett hotel over Sun
Mi. and Mis. Louis Jennison spent
Christmas with Mrs. Jennison's par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. Olson, at Bald
Irving Jennison came up from Min
neapolis on Saturday night to spend
New Year's with friends and rela
Mr. and Mrs. E. H. Foley drove to
Anoka to visit Mr. Foley's sister,
Mrs. Conree, on Tuesday of last
Miss Edna Barrett of Elk River
visited at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
L. D. Carter from Thursday until
Dave Bridge left on Monday morn
ing for Memphis, Tenn., where he
expects to remain for five or .six
Ed Healy and wife and sons left
for their home in Elk River on Mon
day after spending Christmas at G.
Mrs. J. M. Cook accompanied her
daughter, Mrs. Morrell, to Chicago
on Tuesday. There si.e expects to
remain five or six months.
Earl Iliff and Fritz Perman drove
to Elk River on Tuesday of last
week. There must be some attrac
tion there for them as they make
the trip quite often.
Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Hiller of Crown
entertained at dinner on Sunday Mr.
and Mrs. W. R. Hurtt, Winnie
Lovell, Robert Brinks, Louise Hurtt,
Mr. Youngberg, Dr. Schons and
Rev. Evans and about 15 boy
scouts from Elk River took part in
the Christmas tree program on Fri
day night. Mr. Evans takes much
interest in the boys and deserves
much credit for the way he has them
Mrs Larsen and Mrs. Foley con
veyed about fifteen women and chil
dren to the residence of A. A. Iliff
on Saturday. The afternoon was
spent in discussing who had the
prettiest hat, etc., after which a
real feast was served. We expected a
bad storm on Sunday but it proved
to be a nice dav.
John Wilhelm is on the sick list.
Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Rosin spent
Sunday at Fred Miller's.
Miss Ida May Schmidt called on
Mrs. W. Gerth last Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Aug. Gebert spent
Sunday at John Wilhelm's.
Mr. and Mrs. H. Heitman, sr.,
passed Christmas day with their son,
Henry, and family.
Miss Ida May Schimdt visited with
friends at Long Siding and Freer on
Friday and Saturday.
Wm. Schilling, Emil Gens and
Wm. Schmidt passed Sunday even
ing at Henry Heitman's.
Miss Agnes Horstman returned
home last Saturday from Sandstone,
where 3he has been visiting.
Callers at R. Manke's on Sunday
were Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Weeks, Mr.
and Mrs. Fred Manke, Mr. and Mrs.
Amos Holthus and Otto Manke.
Callers at Sonnenberg's on Thurs
day were Bertha, Lydia and Fred
Hamann Clara, Irwin and Await
Rosin Carrie Schulte, Delia and
Anita Heitman, Hugo Ziebarth and
Willie Miller. Games were played
and a enjoyable time was passed.
May Libby is visiting in
E. W. Severance is visiting
Baldwin for a couple of weeks.
Mrs. Turner of Princeton is visit
ing Mr. and Mrs. Nelson King.
Mrs. Lafe Slaback visited her
daughter at Pine City during the
Mr. and Mrs. Jas. Moore's chil
dren have returned home after visit
ing Mr. and Mrs. Will Leathers.
Earl and Edwaid Hamilton
have returned home after visit
ing at Orin Hamilton's.
GLENDORADO AND SANTIAGO.
Mrs. Lee is visiting relatives in
Mrs Lester Orrock, who has been
quite ill, is improving.
Martin Perman of Zimmerman is
a guest at the Odegard home.
Miss Thora Kittilson of Minne
apolis is home on a short visit.
Miss Ida Lee entertained a few
young people on Sunday afternoon.
Miss Jennie Carlson of Minneapolis
is visiting her parents in Santiago.
Jens Jenson, jr., and Aleck Aleck
son delivered stcok at Becker on
Rumor has it that O. H. Stay has
sold his beautiful farm to a party
from the twin cities.
Miss Thea Madson spent Sunday
at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Nels
Nelson in Greenbush.
Mrs. Pederson and daughter of
Duluth aie spending the holidays at
the home of Nels Johnson.
Mrs. A mil Stowe of Thousand
Islands spent Christmas with her
daughter, Mrs. C. B. Dahl.
A dance was given at G. Ander
son's on Saturday evening and was
well attended by young and old.
A sleigh load of young people at
tended the revival meetings con
ducted by Mr. Culbertson and Luman
Orrock on Sunday.
Mrs. L. J. Madson entertained at
dinner on Sunday Mr. and Mrs. T.
Knutson, Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Uran,
and Miss Bertha Wold.
Mesdames Ed Anderson and Edwin
Thompson of Greenbush and T.
Knutson of Santiago pen Friday at
Mrs. Aleck Anderson's.
Mr. and Mrs. Ole Larson, Mr. and
Mrs. Lewis Larson and Mr. and Mrs.
Naseth weie entertained at the home
of Mr. and Mrs. L. J. Madson on
Mr. and Mrs. N. H. Nelson,' Mr.
and Mrs. Halvor Nelson. Mrs. Julia
Nelson and Mr. and Mrs. Aleck
Anderson spent Christmas day at the
T. Olson home.
Misses Alice and Marie Holland,
who are studying music ,in Minne
apolis, are spending the holidays
with their parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Frank Holland, in Santiago.
Mr. and Mrs. Isaac Jensen, Mr.
and Mrs. Ole Halvorsen, Mr. and
Mrs. G. Holter, and Mr. and Mrs.
Ed Anderson were guests of Mr. and
Mrs. Jens Jensen in Santiago on
Glendorado and Santiago can boast
of some very hardworking and pros
perous farmers. For instance, the
following improvements have been
made during the past year and many
others we have failed to state:
Large barns have been erected by T.
Jensen, N, Swan, El ling George, Mr.
Sogers and O. G. Wold John Peter
son built a residence and machinery
shed, J. O. Odegard remodeled his
house, John Bergsted built a resi
dence and barn, J. P. Johnson a
modern hog house, N. H. Nelson a
residence, O. Jensen a large machin
ery shed, T. W. Thompson a large
silo, P. Abrahamson a residence,
Edwin Odegard a hall and annex to
stdre, John Odegard an annex to
store and the following have resided
and painted their residences: G.
Simonson, T. Olson and Geo. Drau.
Miss Annie Haglund is spending
the holidays in Duluth.
Miss Pearl Freer left on Saturday
for Greenbush, where she will visit
Miss Mabel Mattson has returned
after a few days' visit with her par
ents at Ostlun.
Edward Skretting has been ap
pointed clerk to fill the vacancy on
the school board.
Oscar Boughton of Iowa is visiting
his grandfather and other relatives
here during the holidays.
A number of young folks from here
attended the Christmas tree program
at Ostlun on Thursday evening.
Mr. Addington passed through Op
stead on Saturday from Malmo,
where he had purchased a team of
The Christmas festivities cele
brated at the Baptist and Norwegian
Lutheran churches were well attend
ed, both places being taxed to their
Gustave Haglund returned last
week from Canada, where he has
been employed by a telephone com
pany. Gust always receives a warm
welcome when he returns home, as
everyone is glad to see his smiling
Miss Olga Griep of Baldwin spent
Christmas day at the Jaenicke home.
Miss Anna Jaenicke visited with
Bertha and Minnie Sellhorn ,on
Bert Peters and wife and Iva Mc
Cracken called at the Rosin home
John Bornholdt spent a few days
last week with his grandparents, Mr.
and Mrs. Leo Peters.
Will Jaenicke departed on Monday
for Camas, Wash. His friends all
regret to see him leave.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Schmidt are
the proud parents of a bouncing
baby boy, born December 24.
Will, Freda and Herman Jaenicke
and Alvin Rosin passed Thursday
evening with the O'Brien young
School reopened in district 37 on
Monday, after a week's vacation,
with five more names added to the
Aug. Jaenicke and Leo Peters went
fishing at Green lake on Sunday and
brought back quite a number of
perch and a few pickerel.
Wm. Bornholdt and family spent
Christmas at Leo Peters'. Mr. and
Mrs. H. Peters at Fred Eggert's, and
Will Gerth and family at Theo.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Papenhausen,
Sophia Papenhausen, Richard and
Will Jaenicke and Alvin Rosin were
pleasant callers at H. Peters' on
A few young people spent Thurs
day evening with Axel Lund.
Thore Olson and Alfred Hedman
were callers at Westberg's on Sunday.
Ed Johnson and family spent
Christmas day at the Carl Krona
Mr. and Mrs. F. A. Ericson spent
Christmas eve with the John Sar
Esther and Paul Lindstedt came
home from the city on Tuesday to
spend a week.
Mr. and Mrs. Swan Sundberg and
son, Edwin, spent Friday at the O.
Mrs. Axel Lindstedt and daughter,
Esther, visited with Mrs. J. Ander
son on Saturday.
Edna Ericson and Leslie Garrit
were callers at the J. A.^ Ericson
home on Thursday.
Mr. and Mrs. Bjorkstrom and fam
ily spent Thursday evening at the
Alfred Johnson horned' C*
Misses Ellen and Josie pline vis
ited with Ellen Westberg 'from
Thursday until Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. A. Lintedt and
daughter, Esther, were callers at J.
A. Ericson's on Saturday evening.
Mr. and Mrs. Peterson and family
of Cambridge visited with the A.
Westberg family from Saturday until
Misses Frida Lund and Ellen West-
berg came up from the city to spend
the holidays with relatives and
Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Johnson and
family and Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Eric
son and son, George, visited at the
Andrew Lundeen home in Maple
Ridge on Sunday evening.
Mr. and Mrs. C. G. Johnson enter
tained on Christmas day Mr. and
Mrs. Westberg and children, Mr.
and Mrs. J. A. Ericson and daugh
ters, Emma and Mae, Mr. and Mrs.
A. Johnson and family and Mr. and
Mrs. A. Lundeen and family.
Mr. and Mrs. Westberg entertained
at dinner on Sunday Mr. Soderquist
and family, C. Lund and family, J.
A. Ericson and family, Mr. Peterson
and family, Mr. and Mrs. Cook, Mr.
and Mrs. O. Lund, Axel and Frida
Lund, Mr. and Mrs. C. Westberg and
family, and Miss Tillie Forslund.
The Ladies' Aid society met with
Mrs. fiergendahl last Saturday.
Miss Alvina Bauer of Cove has
been visiting at the Oliver home.
H. O. Oliver and family were call
ers at the Smith home last Saturday
Mr. and Mrs. A. J.
Brainerd visited at W.
Miss Hattie Thompson
for Mrs. Wm. Generous
A dance was given in
hall last Friday night,
Miss Jeannette Gee gave a party
for the young folks last Saturday in
honor of her cousin, Miss Wanda
The M. E. church had an enter
tainment on Christmas eve. A well
prepared program was rendered and
the young folks proved to be good
entertainers. Bags of candy, nuts
and oranges were distributed among
the audience by Santa Claus.
Fred Newman sawed his wood on
Chas. Groff recently lost a fine
Dick Durbin has been laid up for
two weeks with a severe cold.
Arthur Groff and wife were guests
at Otto Borneke's on Sunday.
Bert Metzer has returned from his
visit at Kennan, Wis.
Joe Gustache has gone to Minneap
olis to visit his mother and sister,
New Year's Reduction Sate
On Saturday, Jan. 4, we will close out our entire line of Ladies
and Misses' Jackets and Coats. Come in if you need one. Any
reasonable offer will buy one. Also choice flannels at 9 cents
per yard. Best apron ginghams and calicoes, choice patterns,
only 6 cents per yard. Other goods in proportion.
Douglas ShoesBrand new line, exclusive, $3.50 and $4.00.
Rubbers and Overshoes.
We have a brand new, clean, up-to-date stock of groceries.
We offer for this sale, delivered:
19 pounds of granulated cane sugar $1,00
7 bars of Lenox for 25c
4 cans of Capital brand corn for 25c
Corn Flakes, 3 boxes for 25c
Kerosene Oil, per gallon 9
Try the New Store. We Will Give You Value for Your Money.
Please Don't Forget: If Bought at Nyberg's, "It must be Better."
Don't Forget the Date, Sale Begins Saturday, January 4, and
Closes Tuesday, January 14th.
J. A. NYBER CO:
and expects to spend
Jess Harvey ot Minneapolis was
calling on friends in Blue Hill last
Ed Gravener of Minneapolis is
spending his vacation as a guest of
Matt Johnson and family enter
tained Ben Haralson and wife at a
Miss Mina Groff came home from
Princeton on Saturday to spend a
few days with her father.
Aurora Taylor left last Friday for
a week's visit with her sister, Em
ma, in Koochiching county.
Fred Newman and family and Wm.
Newman and wife spent Christmas
with their parents in Germany.
Elmer Thompson has sold his 40-
acre farm in Blue Hill to a man
from Iowa, who takes possession in
Elbridge Anderson and wife came
out from Princeton to spend Christ
mas with Mrs. Anderson's sister,
Mrs. James Horton.
Hartman Camp and wife enter
tained Mr. and Mrs. D. D. Leonard
and family and Mr. and Mrs. John
South on Christmas day.
There have been quite a number of
new houses and barns erected in Blue
Hill the past year, and most of the
vacant lands have been bought up.
The school board of district 36 is
endeavoring to get a well at the
school house. So far no water has
been secured. Quicksand is bother
ing the drillers.
Mrs. C. W. Taylor wishes the re
port about her daughter, Emma,
being in the hospital at Interna
tional Falls corrected. She has been
suffering from appendicitis, but,
decided not to have an operation
performed, and has taught school
all the time.
Mrs. Alice Taylor gave a Christmas
tree and shadow social at the Wheel
er school house on Christmas eve.
The tree part was a failure as they
neglected to take off the present* till
many had gone home. The shadow
social was a success and netted $27.
The program by the children was
A number of brave young men
with their maidens fair, from Green
bush, attended the shadow social at
the Wheeler school house on Christ
mas eve and, judging from the prices
they were enabled to pay, they must
have had well filled pocketbooks.
There is nothing slow aboufc Gjreenr-j
Luther Jones has finished his
Mr. King of Dakota is visiting- at
Mr. Harding will shortly start
his new mill.
Sam Shaw spent Christmas with
his parents here. ^jg
Wonder who doesn't like baking
Chris Larson and family5
moved to Milaca.
Miss Hilda Jacobson spent Tfiarjg
day in Glendorado.
Mr. Jacobson is busy hauling clovers
hay to Princeton.
James and Hib Robertson spent
Christmas at Shaw's.
Fritz Baumann is home from Min
neapolis for the holidays. t*.
Octavie and Albert Rocheford
spent Christmas at Dasney's. t"
Honus Peterson has purchased his
father's farm in Greenbush.
The M. B. A. lodge met at A. ^BJ
Grow's last Fridaj evvening./^
A Christmas party was given
Hartman's last Tuesday evening, wtij*.
George Raiche has sold 54 confer
dry stove wood to Charley S. Grow
Mr. Christopherson is going to
Granite Falls in a few days on busi^
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Sager and
family spent Christmas at the GisrM
John Uglem of Canada is expected
home after the holidays.,.fof^the
A crowd of people were enter
tained at O. H. UglemV on Christf
mas day. -r
Relatives-of Mr. and Mre/Hart&liS
are visiting them. They, are from/
Owen Bracken, jr., spent Christ-*1'
mas with his aged father* Owen
The buttermaker of*&- the
Branch creamery spent the ^holi
at his hoine.'^/ iesEy MBf
A crowd'of young people^were en-i|
tertained at the Gennow home on
Christmas, ^f^P 1&
Mr. and Mrs. Henijy Forster
spent Christmas at nfcbe
Miss Mabel Gennow* iP^sp6na)
her vacation at home.l
ing at Wahkon/ W^t*1
Mrs* Gximsehiid.and soiL^GtOrtioii^
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