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\XShQ Farm Fireside,
Gleanings by Oar Country
Lulu McEvitt was a down-river
passenger between trains Saturday.
Mrs. A.Lind called on Mrs. Sand
quist on Friday.
Watch the Union for exact date of
opera in district 7. The partici
pants are all efficient theatricals and
this will surely be something worthy
of your presence.
H. L. Bemis and L. M. Crook are
engaged in cutting logs on a farm
purchased by the former in Glen
dorado. Mr. Bemis and family ex
pect to move onto the place soon and
Gussie Larson and Ernie Axt
were callers at L. Crook's on Sun
The rabbit hunters will hold their
grand celebration at the Steinbrecker
home on Saturday night. A good
time assured. Oysters will be served
and dancing indulged in.
Miss Lena Stromland spent a
couple of days last week with friends
Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Hanson drove
over from Glendorado last Tuesday.
A load of 18 young people drove
over to Bogus Brook on Saturday
evening to attend a surprise farewell
party given for Guy Jensen. The
evening was pleasantly spent in play
ing games of various kinds.
Several of the ladies called upon
Mrs. Jacobson last Tuesday to wish
her many happy returns of the day.
I was her birthday anniversary.
Mrs. Stromland will entertain the
West Branch Ladies' Aid society on
Misses Johnson and Erstad were
entertained at supper at T*. Larson's
last Wednesday evening.
Miss Hattie Teutz has returned
to the cities after spending a few
days at home. WOODWARD BROOK.
M. C. Thorring attended the di
rectors' meeting of the Farmers'
creamery at Pease last Saturday.
A number of Woodward Brook
young people and some from Green
bush surprised the P. W. Jensen
family on Saturday evening. They
presented Guy Jensen with a silver
shaving set. A pleasant time is re
ported by those participating, and
all wished the Jensen family many
happy days in their new home near
Princeton, to which they expect to
move in two or three weeks.
Rev. Peterson of Minneapolis
preached in the Swedish Mission
church last Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs.B. Draxten and their
guest, Louis Kimball of Saskatche
wan, spent Sunday with friends at
The debate held in district 26 last
Thursday afternoon between the
pupils of district 9 and 26 was won
by district 9. A pleasing program
and debate were appreciated by those
attending, and we do not doubt the
good result of such a contest for
superiority when done in the right
spirit. The debate was about who
had done more for his country, Wash
ington or Lincoln.
Chris Sorensen ot Milaca spent
Sunday with his brother here.
Lloyd Shea has hauled over 80 logs
to the mill at Princeton, and when
they come back in the shape of lum
ber Mr. Shea expects to put up a
large new granaiy. This year will
see a number of new buildings
erected here, as several farmers are
contemplating the erection of large
barns, some granaries and also silos.
Although several buildings received
new coats of paint last year, we hope
to see this continued through the
coming year. Neatly painted, con
venient buildings are a sure sign of
Mr. and Mrs. Absalom Nelson re
ceived word on Thursday that their
little grandson, Leonard Norgaard,
aged 14 months, had passed away at
Marble. He had been ill since
leaving here nearly two months ago,
when the family had visited at the
A. Nelson home and with friends
here for about two months. He was
a very amiable child and will be
greatly missed in the home. Our
sympathy is with the parents and
their only surviving child.
Ira Starkenburg returned from the
twin cities on Thursday evening.
Albert Anderson is working at the
Shea home this winter.
Miss Freda Schlee is spending
some time visiting her sister, Emma,
at Howard Lake.
Messrs. Bekins and Kiel of Pease
called at the Talen home last Thurs
John Holtman returned on Friday
from his visit with relatives and
friends in Wisconsin, and his
brother, Garret Holtman, came
with him to spend a couple of weeks
at P. C. Van Someren's. Before
coming here they attended the mar
riage of Miss JRhoda Holtman to
Frank DeWitt of Baldwin, Wis.
This young newly married couple
will visit Woodward Brook during
their honeymoon and are expected
here in about two weeks.
Grandma Mllstead has improved in
health during the past week but
Grandma Minks is still quite ill.
Other sick people here, as far as we
know, are all convalescingsome
faster than others. Sore throats are
Kev. Lang of Minneapolis came
here on Monday evening and will
preach for the German people.
The pupils of district 12 will give
a patriotic program and basket social
on Friday evening, February 27.
The main features of the program
will be a short play entitled "The
Boston Tea Party," two dialogues,
"The Lincoln League" and "That
Boy George," and a hatchet drill.
S. C. Caley left for the twin cities
Mr. and Mrs. Louis Plumondore
from Spokane are here visiting their
daughter, Mrs. Arthur Shaw.
Emma Thompson spent several
days visiting at the Markgraf home.
Those who were entertained at
Olson's on Sunday were Lavina"Mark
fort, Emma. Thompson, Eva Liske
and Lillian Markgraf.
A card party was given at Green
wood's on Sunday evening. Amongst
those who were present were the
Kuhn brothers and Joe Burke.
Joe Kuhn has purchased an Edison
phonograph to entertain his friends.
Many have already heard it and de
clare it's the-best they ever heard.
Several young people are on the
sick list this week. Florence Olson
has been very sick with inflamma
tory rheumatism but is slowly im
proving. Others, including Mrs.
Chas. Pinz, Ruth Olson and Mr.
Farnham, have been sick with the
Several of the young folks from
here attended the basketball game
and dance at the armory on Friday
The dance at the Odegard hall on
Tuesday evening, given by Geo.
Hanson in honor of his wedding,
was laigely attended and will be
under Ness and Gertrude Oslin
were married at Foley last week and
it was a surprise to their many
Josephine Donovan spent Sunday
at her home in Foley.
Miss Mae Penrod left on Monday
for Milaca, where she will be em
ployed at the Peter Cook home for a
Those who were entertained at
the Hubbard home on Sunday were
Mr. and Mis. Sam Walker and
daughters, Orphia and Opal, Jose
phine Donovan and Joe Dougherty.
A dance was given at Huldah Hub
bard's on Saturday evening, Feb
ruary 14, in honor of their guest,
Eric Bask, who left on Monday for
Thief River Falls, where he is em
Phoebe Crooks, who is employed at
Albert Wager's, spent Thursday at
her home in Dogtown.
Mrs. Gust Daline and Mrs. Hul
dah Hubbard are on the sick list,
but we hope they will soon recover.
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Chivalier and
family spent Sunday evening at
H. L. Bemis is busy repairing
house on his new farm. He
move onto the place on April 1.
Fred Lemke went to Minneapolis
on business last Saturday and re
turned on Sunday.
Ella and Lena Wittleff, Emma
Hass, Emma Kriesel, Ed Kriesel,
Herman Frazer and Sten and Fritz
Anderson attended the party at
Spencer Brook last Sunday night.
We are sorry to hear that Frieda
Grams is sick.
Dora Stoeckel, Emma Bartz, Carl
Hanmiller and Ben and Will Stonec
kel have gone to the twin cities to
Manny Wicklander, who is em
ployed at the Frank McGrath camp,
spent Sunday with his family.
The Busy Bee society met at the
home of Mrs. Swanson last Saturday.
Chester and Roy Haggberg of Red
top spent Sunday at the Peter Hagg
John Noraus spent Sunday at
his home in Redtop.
Albin Wicklander was op the sick
list a few days last week.
Mrs. Norris of Redtop visited rela
tives here between trains on Mon
Alfred Johnson and Earl Wick
lander were Wahkon callers on Wed
Everybody should attend the
Ladies' Aid society meeting at Chas.
Wicklander's next Wednesday after
The children enjoyed a valentine
box at school on Friday afternoon.
Several of the friends of Mrs. J.
Southworth gathered at her home
last Wednesday afternoon and all en
joyed an old-time sewing bee. At a
late hour refreshments were served.
An organization was formed and
named the "Cut-Dp" club. $**%$
Chas. Malone was called to Onamia
on Wednesday by the serious illness
of his daughter, Ina
Mrs. Lars Mattson, who is on the
sick list, is reported better at this
J. Southworth was a Wahkon caller
between trains on Monday.
From appearances Gustie Haggberg
seems to enjoy racing with some of
the dames of our village. His horse
reached its destination, but what be
came of Gustie? He was found in a
snow drift but tries to make us
believe a runaway caused it.
GLENDORADO AND SANTIAGO.
Mr. Davis, the new buttermaker
at the Glendorado creamery, has com
W. Nelson of Maywood and Mr.
Culbertson of Santiago held services
at T. Jensen's several evenings last
The Missionary Aid society meets
with Mrs. Violet Keeler today.
Members are busy getting ready for
a bazaar in the near future. Watch
for date and secure all kinds of fancy
On Wednesday of last week the
Santiago citizens voted on bonding
the town for Wiley's railroad. The
vote stood 21 to 53 in favor.
The defeated members in the rab
bit hunt gave the visitors an oyster
stew and dance at the residence of
Nels Simonsen. A large crowd at
tended and report a very good time.
We beg to correct two items of last
week. In regard to Mr. Simonsen
and son, Lewis, they own a half
section each instead of together, as
stated, and the rabbit hunt was not
Glendorado and Blue Hill but only
Mrs. J. O. Anderson is quite ill.
She is suffering from an attack of
Grandma Stowe is visiting her
daughter, Mrs. C. B. Dahl.
Ole Jensen had a clearing bee last
Saturday and about a dozen at
On Monday Gunder Ness and Ger
trude Negard sprung a surprise on
friends by being quietly married in
Foley. When the event leaked oul
however, they were treated to
royal charivari. Mr. and Mrs Ness
will live on the groom's fine farm in
A. Aleckson transacted business
in Foley on Monday.
Folke Voge has started to attend
school in district 15, Santiago.
Folke is very desirous of learning the
John Carlson of Santiago, who was
operated upon for gall stones at the
Northwestern hospital, is rapidly re
T. Knutson visited at L. D. Mad
son's on Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. O. N. Viste visited
at T. Gibbs' on Sunday.
On Monday afternoon, February
16, Mrs. T. Gibbs passed away.
Mrs. Gibbs had been ill and confined
to her bed since Christmas and her
death was expected.
Chas. Babb arrived home from
Everett, Wash., on Monday of last
week. His mother, Mrs. S. P. Babb,
left for there the same day. Mrs.
McDermott passed away the follow
ing Thursday. The funeral was held
Ernest Ellingwood and family and
Margaret Martinet spent Tuesday
evening of last week at O. Blom
Wellington King shipped a carload
of hogs to St. Paul last Wednesday.
Roxie Marshall and Effie Chute are
keeping house for S. P. Babb during
his wife's absence.
Miss Emroy Ellingwood left on
Saturday for Minneapolis to resume
her duties. fTpon arriving there she
fulfilled her first duty by mailing
some valentines to L. Cyrus.
The Modern Woodmen had a special
meeting at their hall on Saturday
Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Babb spent
Tuesday evening at Lew Pierson's.
Enos Way is busy fixing up his
house down by the lake. He will
move there about the first of March.
Terry Nichols and Edith House
took in "A Bachelor's Honeymoon"
on Tuesday night at Princeton.
Lew Pierson "rode the goat" in
the Odd Fellows lodge on Monday
A woman can take a plume and wear
it on one side of her hat one day, on
the other side another day, on the
front of her hat another day and on
the back another day. She can wear
it curled round the rim, under the rim.
across the crown or straight up in the
air. But if a man happens to put his
hat on with the rear end in front He
looks like a durn fool.Cincinnati En
As She Caught It.
The use of the telephone frequently
results in some very funny mistakes.
Prior to a meeting of the State Fed
eration of Women's Clubs in Chicago
a young woman was asked over the
telephone if she would take two dele
gates to the convention. She agreed
to do so, and on the day appointed
showed up at the hall with two jelly*
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you are one that will need any
thing in winter goods, now or for
next winter, it will pay you to come to
our store now, for *we are offering
what we have left in warm goods at
prices that will close them out quickly.
We offer choice of what we have left of
Ladies' Fur Scarfs and Muffs
The Gordon make of furs. We are going to close
out the balance of our furs at fl/llf-PriPP
40 Pieces of Wool Dress Goods on Sale
We have placed 40 pieces of wool dress goods on
sale counter, and marked them all in plain
figures, at prices that will close them out quick:
Special Sweater Sale
200 sweaters will be placed on sale.
Ladies', Men's and Children's.
Reduced prices to close out quick."
100 pair of Men's Lined Mittens,
while they last, per pair
All Winter Rubbers and Over
shoes at a discount of
Men's Fleeced Underwear, reg.
50c value, per garment
Entire Stock of Corsets on Sale.
100 Pieces of Print,
200 pair of ladies' fine shoes, regular price $3.50
and $4.00, to close out, 0 "f
per pair I
One Lot Odds and Ends in
Curtains will go at
200 Men's Dress Shirts, good val
ue at $1.00 and $1.25
Good Cotton Blankets,
2000 Yards of Bleached Muslin,
special per yard
A. E. Allen & Co.
Good Jap Rice,
Honey Girl Cookies,
Crackers, by the box,
A Fair Coffee,
8 bars for...
Rose Queen Soap
8 bars for
Half-Price Flake White Soap,
6 bars for
7 bars for
4 cans for
Corn, per can.
Quaker Corn Flakes,
Bulk Peanut Butter,
Lemons, per dozen
Hearts of Wheat,
Barrel Syrup, bring jug,
One Lot Ladies' and Misses'
Winter Coats, values to $15,
your choice each
15 and 25C
Log Cabin Maple Syrup,
reg. 50c cans
Blue Flowered Dishes,
only few left, per set..
25c 25c 25c
5c 5c 5c 3c
Stollwork's Cocoa, 7f*
reg, 10c can I
10c package I
5c package *lU
Best Cream Cheese, 9f|f*
per pound CUw
Standard Tomatoes, Q#%
H. B. Gloss Starch, "7^
per pkg I
H. B. Cold Starch,
per pkg I
Egg-o Baking Powder, 4 A
reg. 25c can I
Aunt Jemima's Pan Cake Flour, Of*
Tobasco Flavor Catsup, 4 A
8 oz. bottle
Brook's Chili Sauce, 4 f}j
6 oz. bottle I
H. B. Jelly, all flavors, 4
per glass lUv
Bengal Steel-Cut Coffee, in handy cans,
the coffee that leads, QOffc
per pound can 3C