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John Mackayhas accepted apoei
,tion in Butjt©, Mont
J. Baker and .son. returned
Friday from a visit to La Porte.?
Mrri: 3agan has gone to Jasper to
visit at the parental home for a few
Julius Moil was fltaed |40 or 60
.. days in jail. He was committed to
Jno. Bengson is still laid tip with'
5 rheumatism and is unable
F. C. Jatho, of Holstein, la., is
visiting* friends aridrela ti ves a few
days, in this locality.
The Western House Livery has
been reopened under the manage
ment of Mr J. Barber.
Frank,Reed left Fridaymorning
for Lancaster, Wis., after a plfeasant
visit with Miss Muffly
C. L. Twining, wife and son went
to Sioux City Friday.! The son,
Hershel, will go on to Fort Dodge.
Aug. Goelz finished a piece of
cement side walk for the A. O. U.
W. along their dwelling house prop
Mankato Commercial College,
Mankato, Minn., wish your pres
ence Sept. 5. They pay your fare,
The German Evangelistic church
held a picnic Wednesday in Pfeil's
grove. A ball game helped pass
away the time*
The past weeks weather has been
line. Everything is growing fast,
Dr. Moore has corn in his garden
measuring 39 inches.
Dr. Dolan's Alaskan dog has at
last had his hair cut. He presents
a very comical sight but it was nec
essary for the dog's comfort.
William Higeins and wife, of Lis
more, Minn., were callers at Burl
ington House, Thursday between
trains. They were on their way to
An effort is being made to secure
an endowment of $85Q,000 for Mac
alister college and: towards this fund
Geo D. Dayton has contributed
The Gun Club met in the efiice of
J. J. Kies Tuesday evening and re
organized, electing E. K. Smith,
pres. Lee Forbes," sec. and treas
Jos. Kies, Captain. Club wilb meet
every other^ Tuesday evening fo/
Carrier No. 3 found in Fred Cass's
box Wedneklay morning, two boxes
of the finest strawberries he has
seen this season. Fred never does
things by halves and informs us
that he expects to have about 1000
qts. this season.
Rev. G. M. Waiter returned Fri-'
day night from attending the state
prohibition convention. A full
ticket was Eiamed and Mr. Walker
says every one nominated is the
highest standard type of men in ev
ery phase of life., .Mr. Walker, we
are. pleased tonote, was named as a
candidate, for Congress from the
second district. If such men as he
were elected to this important office
there would be no question as to the
proprietory of legislation enacted.
E. C. Pannell is able to be up and
aronnd again $fter a slight attack
of typhoid fever.
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kidney tiwubl^th# to health 1
open to yon in Dr. JaHtBU)LMa:
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brooghthealth end renewed nop# to
despairing thoatanda—M will tpyou.
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Prot. E.H. Nicholas returned fri*
day from a buiinets trip to Adrian^
For Sale—A fresh
cow. B. Behrns, jolfi yrest of Day
'Nance shifted a car offline
cattle to this 'place from Soq :City
M. Crandall and family left
randail, Illinois Sunday night for
the St. Lotus Fair, v?
Miss Josephine Dayton arr^vec!
hare Friday afternoon. While ^ere
she will visit with Miss Florence
Arthur Jones, wife and son passed
thru here enroute to Mitchell to. vis
it with their parents, Mr. qnd Mrs.
J. L. Jones.
John ShaSahan, wife and Miss
Heely left Friday for Madison Lake
where they will spend a couple of
weeks fishing. HZT
Misses Grace Seeley and Lillian
Borst, of Windom are -attending
the E. L. convention, Friday, Satur
day and Sunday.
Instant Louse killer, will kill in
sects on cucumbers vines, plants,
shrubbery and any kind of vines.
For sale by .F. .C Stitser.
Dr. A. J. Simpson, Expert
1? Optician of Minneapolis will
be at Brace's Jewelry Store June 24
Eyes Examined Free
by latest methods and lenses ground
Several of our citizens went to
Wilmont, Friday to take in the
street fair given by the merchants
of that place. A good time was re
ported and an interesting ball game
It is reported that Aiidy Dillman
went fishing Friday and kept catch
ing the same fish all day. Tne mys
tery is explained by. his saying that
there was a hole in his gunny sack
and the fish leaked out.
The firemen who attended the
convention at Pipestone were shown
the principle and working of a
chemical engine. They are much
in favor of getting one here and it
would be ft good investment without
Albert Hactor, of Indian Lake
township, has the distinction *of be
ing thei first to file as^A candidate
for nomination at the September
primaries, and to deposit the re
quired fee. Mr. Hactor desires to
represent the first commissioner
district, Mr. Haggard not being a
candidate for re-election.
The county auditor and treasurer
have completed the June distribu
tion of taxes, which amounts' to
$72,179.89. Of this amount over
$60,000 was collected the month
of May. In spite of the hard times,
the collection was the largest in the
history of the county for the fame
period, the months of Marpn, April
W. I. Carpenter, W. G. Ramage
and James Mackay, who were dele
gates. to Pipestone where the fire
men's convention v?.4s held, return
ed Thursday afternoon. They re
port a very good 'and interesting
session. Capt. Kain, of Minneapo
lis, waa elected secretary to the
Minnesota Firemen's relief associa
Erastus Chiuch is in receipt of in
formation to the effect that he has'
been allowed an additional. pension,
ot ten dollars per month. Owing
to the wording of the advice it is
not clear whether this is an increase
to the present sum, six dollars, 'or
not In any event his many friends
here will be glad to see him. get the
largest amount possible.
The strawberry and ice cream so
cial held, at the home of G. Foster
Moore Friday night was well attend
!ed. About twenty young .people
from town drove out and enjoyed
the delicious refreshments. The
were decorated with Chinese
lanterns and the place presented a
very pretty scene from a distance.
Saturday morning during the
thunder storm, a stroke of lighning
struck the Citizen's National Bank
and also the Court house. In the
bank the electricity burned out the
boxes, burned a. hole in the steel
moulding and. made a..noise,, like
pistol shots. Mr. Tupper received
a shock in the shoulder but not- str-:
iously. Those at the court house
saw bails of-fire rolling avouhd and,
if Sheriff Fauskee had had hia. feet
on the desk instead of U»e
Ifitoet officiale da} he-WAnld
^be^n toilif thinn:
Sheriff Fauksee Vrent to Wilmont
HflkdAdrianThuraday.' 7. ',^9
Miss Blanch Sain went to Manka
Rev. Erikson left Sffturday morn
tag on the north bound train*
J. D. and
ed a car of machinery Fnday.
J. t. ahd W. Humiston unload
ed* bar of binding twine, Friday.
Henry Bluine returned, .Saturday
morning from a trip to Ellsworth.
The 5 and lOo store next to Bran
igan's buys all kind of,qld iron, Sat
urdays oniypiAr Fisher.
The little girl of Louis Larson,
who was kicked by a horse the oth
er'day is doing well.
Rev. Robinson,a former pastor of
the M, E. church is here to attend
ttie Epworth League conventi on.
Miss Jeannette Bliss returned Sat
urday from a year's sojourn at Lake
Forest University, Lake Forest, 111.
J. B. Nelson, the man who sup
plied the stone for the library, wAs
in town Thursday and he returned
to Mankato Friday.
ITIS A MATTER QFHEALTH
THERE IS NO SUBSTITUTE
Mrs. C. W. W, Dow went to Win
dom Monday to npend a few d»ys at
Mrs. Geo. Ferdon underwent an
operation ac the Hospital Thursday
morning and is getting along finely
Miss Effie Bullick Iwho recently
tinder went an operation at the Hos-j
recovered do that ishe wad able to go
Miss Esther Peterson, enroute
from Sioux Falls to Mankato, stop
ped here awhile and visited with
Mrs. Hefty, Mrs. Reaner, and
daughter, Mrs. Wolf, of Sheldon,
visited with Mrs. Klasy while en
route to Stillwater.
Matt Fish and G. Mitchell were
among those who attended the
street fair at Wilmont, Friday.
Many people in town have noticed
the bugs on the maple trees. The
matter should be investigated and if
the trees are in danger, steps should
be taken to kill the bugs.
The ball games scheduled during
the Carnival will be Worthington
and Brewster—Wednesday Sibley
and Lake Park-—Thursday Lismore
and .Heron Lake—Friday. The
first two will be free and an admis
sion of 25 cents for the 3rd.
John Rippberger tells us that the
grading done on the Ludlow road
is a No. 1 job, and now as the
trees along that road are trimmed
out it will stay guod as it is, so
that the farmers south' and west
dn that road can come to town with
any load they might put on.
A Weak Back PIaster»
Put it on your chest.
Pot it anywhere you have an
and you will be
Miwi Wi^o iirnea^^4
for Staples,: if^nn.
Peter Pearson, of Bigelowktown
snip, had his house decorated with
a fine coat of paint. All bbcafriBe he
has tdken a companion unlo him
We are ijold that John Westman
and Berta Olson, of the Swedish
Mission churqh will start on a miss
ionary trip the first of next month
anil will go to Triumph, Minn.
Great reduction sale, the genuine'
Wagner flynets for $3.50 per pair,
for cash. Burlap and dusters at re
duced prices. Come early and get
your first choice. Harden & Son
successor to H. S. Humiston.
Wednesday night while coming
home on tne train several men were
running a shell game. Sheriff
and as soon as
they reached this county Fauskee
stopped the game and made the
felloes refund the money they had
Reuben W. Oakes left Monday
morning for Mankato where he will
attend the summer school, and pre
pare himself for teaching next fall.
Reuben has had two years' work at
the university and would make a
capable teacher for any of our
We have been informed that Miss
Maud Ager, who has taught two
very successful years of school in
our village has been employed to
teach the intermediate room in the
Brewster public schools.. Her host
of friends are sorry to learn she
will not return for another year.-'—
A wedding took place at the Lar
son brothers Thursday afternoon
and prominent friends were the wel
come guests to see the important
step taken. The many wishes were
to tbe couple who set sail with the
wind and encounter no hardships.
The couple were bound togetner by
Rev. F.Palmborg to fullfill the holy
union. The married are Tilda Lar
~Hon to Frank Anderson of Indian
Ifc has been noticed that there are
no oabbager butterflies this year as
yet. They may appear later but
usually they show up before this
time of the year. Another fact
which is very encouraging to the
farmers is that there are no chinch
bugs this spring, and the potato
beetle, too, is scarce. It is possibl
that the insects which ravage the
gardens and the farm crops iare dis
E.. D. Buck wold, of Marion, Iowa,
arrived here Mon day to enter the
employ of J.H. Blume in the Steam
Laundry.1 Mr. Buckwold is an ex
perienced laundryman and gives
Mr. Blume a good, complete force.
The Steam Laundrv is getting^a fair
out of town patronage and is de
serving of a liberal home patronage
as their work is of the best and it is
a home enterprise that should have
home support in every way.
George Lawson,one of the Daily
carriers fell from a ladder Tuesday
afternoon and broke his right arm
just above the wrist and near the
joint. George, Oakly Tripp and
Cyril Taylor, at the home of the
latter, were-practicing the Japanese
ladder trick. Oakly and Cryil were
holding a 12 foot ladder and George
successfully climbed to the top and
while there the boys were unable to
hold it longer, so he., jumped strik
ing the ground with his arm doubled
up.iinder him resulting in the in
jury. He was unable to sleep any
the night of the injury the pain be
ing so severe.
A special train on the Rock Island
yesterday morning took the Cosmo
politan Carnivfll Company to Spirit
Lake, where they will show this
week. Manager Snyder and his
company of merry maker® certainly
made many friends in Pipestone
during, their week here, by their
gentleman and lady like conduct.
The Carnival management certainly
lived up to every clause of its agree
ment to the letter, and should they
ever desire tb visit Pipestone again
they will not find the opposition
which confronted them when they
reached here a week ago. We are
fully aware that this cannot be said
Of every Carnival Company on the
road today, but it is true of the Cos
nibpolitan aggregation, and We
ntoe the statement after having
tlifp in our ihidst for
Rowel paeeed tti^i here
The Suiiday school of the S wede
Church will hold a picnic. at^Cha^
Guscafson's[ place, Friday the^24th.
PipwtoM EjfU^r Star.,. -v
GoodNleathert good fit and good wear.
value for your moneyrwill make you come
Yfs'we «el|p^o^ lit• bottom prlcesfel
shoes, we ti^d mbti^i we are on ai
will also Want a
NEW SPRIN6 SUIT.
The scales for the Worthington'
Milling Company are nearly com
J. McKeever has moved onto his
farm where he expects to stay this
Your choice made to order from $12 up. Supposed
you come in and see.
Also cleaning and repairing done on short notice.
K. F. BUCHAN,
Mrs. Joe Ahlstrom and son Guy
returned to Lansing, la., Sunday.
The Salvation" Army girls are now
living in the Chute house on 10th
A11 Kinds of copying, enlarging and iraming oi pictureii
7 L*ow Prloea
O. G. GRUNDSTEN,
Hub Mercantile Co.,
'SUCCESSOR tO SWEDISH MERCANTILE CO.
No matter what you have in mind regarding merchandise we can sup—''
ply the demand. Our stock is complete and our prices are as low as tha
'owest responsible mercantile establishment in the city.
We pay the highest market price for country produce in exchange for.
lerchandise. LOOK FOfLTHE 'PLACE—in Petrrsoa-Stitser Blocks
A cam nt Hide#ail ia^ being pat
in on 3rd avenue by the Congrega
Married—Arthur A. Premo and
Charlotte L. Bullis at the court
Miss Abbey returned to her home
at Luverne Monday after a pleasant
visit hero with Miss Amy Forbes.
Miss Maud Age^ and Miss Ella
Wood left Monday afternoon over
the Rock Island for the St. Louis
Alvin Langley has severed his
connection with J. M. Addington
and he expects to go west. Chris
Hanson will take his chair.
Miss Margaret Mitchell, who has
been visiting a few days at the
home of J. G. Mitchell, returned to
her home in Adrian, Monday.
It.is reported that Joe Loveless is
going to build a blacksmith shop
and start up in business again. We
wish Joe success in his enterprise.
Joe Arbes, George Cunningham,
Fred Humiston and Ben Tripp left
Monday night for Cass Lake where
they will fish and enjoy themselves.
Sullivan's Harp Orchestra, of Le
Mars, has leased the Maccabee 'hall
for the five nights during the street
carnival and a dance will be held
Frank Johnson, from Ida Grove,
la. preached at the Iudian Lake
Baptist church last Sunday. He
had a large attendance and b^ was
also capable of their attention a% he
is a good speaker and has a good
strong capitvating voice tnerefore
being/able of improving and build
ing up the sound facts of truth in
thesoul. or brains of his county
The Epworth League Convention
closed with a largely attended ser
vice Sunday evening. The address
es, papers and discourses were all
goqd, as were the sermons-" on Sun
day by Bridgman and Doran. The
address on Friday evening by Dr.
Lewis of Sioux City was a master
piece. Several visiting pastors and
many delegates were present.
Much of the musical talent of the
various churches was se9ured and
some excellent selections were rend
ered. The next convention will be
held at Lnverne. Miss Clara Gntz
Sec. & Tress.
Miss Marie Flentje, of Bound
Lake, visited friends here Tuesd ay.
C. L. Mann went to Sibley,
day, to advertise for the street car n
Nels Grelson has completed some
additions to the exterior of his resi
Arnold Esser, of Wilmont,.
thru here Monday tmoute to
Born^-Ta-Mr. «nd Mnk
Sunday, June 19, a four poaa)
Miss Bessie Tripp, of Round Laksfc
was in town Tuesday visiting rela
tives and fri elide.
The male quartette, consisting of
Messrs. Ramage, Nicholas, Loveless
and Mackay, left Tuesday morning?
for Windom where they will take
part in the encampment program.
Prof. C. S. Jones left Thursday'
tor St. Louis to attend the Fair. Mr.
Jones is an enthusiastic school man
in developing all branches of school
work. He has selected some of the
drawing etc.ot' the work done in the»
Round Lake school and will take -it
with him and place on exhibition at
the Fair. We had the pleasure of
viewing some map drawing by Miw
Flentje, and it was excellent. This
being a sample of the work tho
whole collection -will certainly com
pare favorably with other amateur
work at the Fair and reflect credit
upon the advanced stage of educa
tion in this county and Round Lakew-
NOTICE Of .SALE OF TOWN".
Sealed bids will be received at tUier
ofiice of the Town Clerk of the
Town of Ransom, Nobles County,
Minn., up to one o'clock, p. m., of
Saturday, June 25 th, for the pnr*
chase of bonds of said jDo.wn of Ran-1
som amouht of bonds, one thousand
dollars ($1,000). Said bonds to be
of the^denomination of two hundred
dollars ($200) each to bear date of
July 1, 1904 and to be payable a&
follows: One on'the first day o£
July, 1909, and one on tne first day^
of July of each year thereafter
til all are fully paid: Said bonds to,
bear interest at four (4) per* cent pear
annum, payable annually on th»
first day of July of eacn year.
The proceeds of the sale of saidU
bonds to be used exclusively in pay
ing for rebuilding four steel bridges
in said Town of Ransomi.
The board of Supervisors reserve*
the right to reject any or all bids.
All bids to be 1
Shore, Rushmore., Minh.
By order of the i3oard of 'Sui
visors of the Town of Ransom,Nol
Ransom, June 4, 1904.