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Little Falls herald. [volume] (Little Falls, Morrison County, Minn.) 1889-1950, April 12, 1907, Image 1

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The Pine Tree mills began sawing
with the ukj crew Moudij moruing,
and the nignt crew went on Tuesday
night. The mill itarta this yeu at
about the same time as last season.
The mills were thoroughly overhauled
during the winter and the mill is in
condition to ran continuously, except
la case of accident, to the end of tbe
sawing ceason. There are enough
logs in the bay at present for the full
season's,cat. Very few changes haTe
been made in the departments and
moat of the old men are at work again
thia year. A most succeesfal season is
The officers of the Pine Tree Lum­
ber Co. and the list of the l:cal office
force are as jllows:
Peter Musser, president M. G.
Morton, vice president: R. D. Mus­
ser. secretary and treasurer C. A.
Weyerhaeueser, general manager: W.
E. PenHeld. manger salts department.
B. J. Hinkle—Supt. land and log­
ging department.
P. E Levis—Cashier.
H. Utsch—Bookkeeper.
Aog. Gbristenson—Chief clerk.
Nell Woodworth—Orders.
Mark Millspangh—Timekeeper.
Miss F1 jrence Turner—Stenographer.
Following is a list of the principal
men OD the mill force tbis season:
General Superintendent—I. L. War­
Assistant foreman and head mill­
wright—T. O. Berg
Chief Enig eer—I". Amo.
Band Sawyers—Louis Allen and
Andrew Tboleu.
Double cat hand sawyer— Wm. Beat
ti e.
Edgers—Wm. E. Green and Wm.
Trimmer—Peter Chouoard.
Band Sler—S1. Hanson.
Fireman—Alfred Larson.
Foreman—Alex Rowe.
Engineer—Wm. H. Clark.
Band sawyers—S. C. Crowley and
Alton Bates.
Double cut band sawyer—A. G. El­
Trimmer—Jos Cups.
Fireman—William Nord.
Foreman—D. H. Parson?.
Asst. Foreman—Axel Johnson.
Electrician—J as. Gordon.
Foreman—E. M. Johnson.
City salesman—Z. N. Barnes.
Piling contractor—N. H. Elvig.
Superintendent lath and shingle
mill—W. L. Dumphy.
Supt. of yards—Alva Ashcraft.
City wood dr livery—
Asst. yard foreman—Nels Nelson.
Sorting shed—Anton Krieigh day
foreman Frank Morgan nigbt fore­
Barn boss—R. McCullougb.
Repairs—Ed. Hughes, blacksmith
S. Guertn, wagonmakei.
Machinist—Al. Andrews.
There is a night foreman, engineer
and fireman. The other men change
once a month from day to nigbt, or
rice versa.
The bill obanging method of taxa­
tion of real estate mortgages has pas­
se*) the Minneasota legislature. It
takes effect July 1st. Under this bill
no mortgage can be recorded till a tax
of 60 cents per $100 is paid into the
county treasury.
A sign with raised gold letters has
been "pat above the Broadway en­
trance of the Hub clothiBg company. 2
Arthur Wright,
city, bat lately of
located in Seattle.
Peter'J. Sandin of Rail Prairie
made final proofTuesday on his claim,
Rev. C. A. Billig delivered a lec­
ture on "Jean Valjean" at the re­
formatory at St Cloud Tuesday night.
There will be service at the Swedish
Lutheran church next Sunday at 10:30
a. m., Rev. Ncrdatrom will conduct
the services. All are ooidially in­
Geo E Welles of Minneapolis has
traded 60 acres in. sections 2 and 11,
township 41, range 98, this connty, to
Geo Gillette, for an antomobile
valued at $700.
A. G. Elliott and son, Will, arrived
Tuesday from Brainerd. Mr. Elliott
will saw on the double band this sea­
son at the Pine Tree and his son will
set. He expects to soon move his
family here from Brainerd.
Bemldji Sentinel: Miss Olive Corn
well, the popular cashier at O'Leary
Bowser's, has resigned and gone to
her home at Little Fall*. Mies Corn
well is very popular among our young
people ana they regret the necessity of
her return home.
The Toulon, 111., News of March
S7th has the following about Mrs. J.
Blair, formerly Miss Frances Guernon
of Little Falls:
Mrs John Blair was taken to the
hospital in Galesbnrg Monday night
where she will submit to an operation
in a few davs. This will her sec
ond operation in the course of a. few
„-S^LsaStM-Ll a- s* FJ.
Bast Sen.
Finance—Germain. Dewey. Bastien.
Auditing—Enke, Bastien, Dewey.
Congressman Lindbergh is expected
home from Washington in a few days..
W. H. Ryan has put up an awning
at his pl*ce of business on First street
Local real estate men report many
irquires for tracts of. land running in
size from one to live acres.
Octave Richard is making extensive
repairs on his home on Fourth street
and Third avenue northeast.
Charles Holmes of Brainerd is a
•setter at the Pine Tree. He came
down from that place Tuesday.
Tne local ball team is trying to ar­
range a game for Sunday. It is likely
that either Pierz or Koyalton will be
Rav. Billig will deliver the anniver­
sary sermon of the I. O. O. F. at the
Congregational church Sunday morn­
ing, April 28.
Louis Allen has hai a porch built
on tbe west and south of bis house
situated on the cornet of Fourth street
and Fourth avenue northeast.
Ed. L«voie hsd another spell Wednen
day, but is bettsr again. Hie cordition
has not improved, on the whole, as
he has the attacks oftener now than
ID the cas? of Jos. Jendron vs. S.
W. Clark in Justice Gerritz conrt
Thursday moruing, plaintiff received
judgement for $70.60, the full amount
sued for, with costs.
Men are cleaning tbe sites where
the Rsssier and Muske buildings will
be built. Weather permitting, the
buildings will be pushed to comple­
tion within a short time.
The St. Cloud Journal-Press says it
is rumored that F. E. Cawley will
become'manager.of tbe Central Minn,
flour mill at Sauk Centre, which is
owned by Milwaokee people.
P. F. Hcsch secured Judgement in
the sum of $44 .72 in Justice Gaudet'e
court Thursday, against John Ken­
nedy. Tbe suit was brought to recov­
er on a note and a store account.
Mr. and Mrs. Morin returned to
their bom*) at Tower last Sunday,
after spending a tew days with. Mrs.
Morin's parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. S.
Kidder, who live just south cf tie
Owen Foamier, a brother of Paul
Fournier, who is on trial at Bamidji
for tbe murder of Aagot Dahl, testi­
fied that Paul had told bim that he
had killed the old mm and his daugh­
ter. There has been trouble between
the brothers.
The German entertainment given
Tuesday afternoon and Wednesday
evening at tbe Parochial school, given
by the children, is reported as having
been very successful, both in point of
the number attending and in the way
the program was rendered. A request
has been made to have tbe entertain
ment repeated, and it is likely that it
will be reproduced.
Ed. Loucks has severed his connec­
tion with the Little Falls Milling
company, where he was empoyed as
wheat buyer. Jos. Miller, who is em­
ployed at the mill has taken the place
vacated by Mr. Loucks. Mr. Lc-ncbs
will sell lightning rods, and left with
J. fl. Van Loon Tuesday for Albany,
&fter which they will go to Minot, N.
D.. where they will follow tbat lint
of business.
The social and card party given
Tnesday afternoon and evening by the
ladies of St. Xavier's church, at the
residence of L. E. Richard, was well
attended, and a pronounced success.
The program rendered in the evezlsg
was exceptionally good and was im­
mensely enjoyed. The first prize for
cards was won by Mrs. N. Morin and
the second prize was won by Miss
Alice Duclos.
Tbe barn of Herman Smith, in sec­
tion 18, town of Randall, was burned
to the ground Saturday morning, to­
gether with twenty tons of hay. Tbe
origin of tbe fire is unknown. The
barn and contents were Insured in the
Farmers' Mutual Insurance company
of Little Falls. No assessment is
necessary for the payment of the loss.
It has been four years since an assess­
ment has been made in this company.
Jeese Peterson, who lives near the
Brickyards, has accepted a position as
file clerk in the treasury department
at Washington, D. C., and left for
that place Wednesday. Mr. Peterson,
who was a former rural mail carrier,
took the civil service examination at
St. Paul October 1st, and having suc
cessfully passed, received the above
appointment, with instructions to re.,
port for duty on April 10th. He will
not move his family until he finds
tbe position is to his liking.
The family of August Samuelson
left for Minneapolis Thursday, where
they will make their home in tne
future. The two boys, John and
Howard, proceeded them and are em­
ployed there. Mr. Samelson will re
main here for several months working
at the Hennipen paper mill and will
then join his family in Minneapolis.
Mr. Samueleon and family have made
their home in Little Falls for the Inst,
fifteen years and their many friends
regret their departure.
That the new Soo road will ouiiu on
tbe last lines surveyed, running from
Brooten, croesiog the river at the
place previously planned at Pike
Rapids, about two miles north of Roy
alton, and then on to Dulath through
Lawrence. The road will come very
near the village of Pierz. A large
orew of men, with^horses and railroad
implements are now on at the" camp
put in south Piers, and this crew will
work on a contract which calls for
building a road three miles west and
three miles east of the camp.
That Little Falls will get a "I" in
connection with the new Soo road is
almost a certainty. XhiB connection of
course is preferable to the spur idea, fr0ln
In fact it will be about as good as
though the main line ran into tbe
city, and we no donbt will get tbe
same service. As for tbe through
freights, it is immaterial to the wel­
fare of the community, whether we
see them go through or not.
The news comes as a straight tip
and can be relyed on, which should
set at ea?e all rumors to the con­
Now all together—push. A great­
er Little Falls is in sight.
Sister Mary Joseph, ia the world,
Mary Ann White, died at St. Ga­
briel's hospital Sunday morning, agel
56 .vears.
The deceased spent fcer childhood
New York, having emigrated from
Ireland with her folks when a child.
She bad b?en a sister for twenty
etght years, having taken her vows in
Augusta, (ia., twenty-eight years ago.
She came to this county seventeen
years ago, and was stationed at Belle
Prairie, until it burned a year later,
after which she with others solicited
tbrouah different parts of the country
for means to erect the St. Gabriel
hospital in this city, and has been
with tbe hospital ever nince. Sister
Mary Joseph w»s one of Gcd's noble
women, and to know her was to love
her. Tbe world is better for her hav­
ing lived in it. A place has been
made vacant that is not easy to fill.
The funeral was held Wednesday
morning from the hospital chapel and
the remains were interred in toe hos­
pital cemetery.
Albert Backer, who has been an in­
mate of St. Gabriel hospital for
some time, died of old age Sat aid ay
morning, at the aere of 86 years. The
deceased came to this city from
Crookston sixteen years ago. He had
no known relatives in this country.
The funeral was held from Simonet's
undertaking rooms and tbe remaics
interred in Oakland cemetery.
Jonn Bartkowicz cf Swan River,
died suddenly Tuesday, April 9, of
heart failure, aged 40 years. He was
buried from the Swan River Catholic
churcn Thursday.
The Toulon, 111., News of March
27tb, has the following obituary no­
tice of A. E. Davis, who married
Miss Marguerite Guernon, formerly of
Little Falls:
Monday morning onr community
was shocked by the news cf the
death of Bert Davis, who died sudden­
ly about 9:30 o'clock. He had been
quite seriously sick with pneumonia
since last Wednesday, but few realized
trat the end was so near. A short
time before his death bis wife bad
oalled tbe attention of an attendant to
how peacefully be seemed to be sleep­
ing. After leaving the room she
thought she heard him call, and going
to his bedside found she was in the
presence of that visitor who comes
once to all men—Death..
Upon realizng the nature of bis di­
sease, everjthing possible was done
for him. A trained nurse was secured
the middlle of lait week and the best
attention and care given bim.
The funeral will be held Thursday
morning at ten o'clock from the resi­
dence, the services being in charge
of Rev. Welsh of the M. E. church.
A Ibertns Edgar Davis was born in
Tonlon, Illinois, September 11, 1871,
and has always res'ded here. He was
the second son of Mr. and Mrs. D. J.
Davis. He attended the public schools
of his home city and upon reaching
man's estate gave valuable assistance
to his father in*bis business interests.
Wnen his father laid down the bur­
dens of business cares in 1808 he suc­
ceeded him in the hardware and im­
plement business and has sinoe been a
member of the well known firm of
Davis & Fell.
On the 8th of June. 1908, he was
united in marriage to Miss Margaret
Guernon at Bloomington, Illinois.
The marriage was a happy one. Two
children came to brighten the house
held now left without a husband and
father—Albert James, aged 8, and
Dorotby Elua, aged 1 year.
Besides tbe wife and children, he
leaves a father and brother. Tbe fa­
ther, D. J. Davis, has been at Hot
Springs, Arkansas, for some time past
for the benefit of bis health, and
reached here last night to attend tbe
funeral. Tbe brother, Orva W., is
faming near Remsen, Iowa, and ar­
rived here Tuesday morning.
His mother preceded him to the
other world a nuuber of yesrs ago.
She was a great lover of flowers and
plants, and took much interest in
gardening, and it was with consider­
able pride that Bert assisted her in
this work.
He was an excellent provider tor
his family, and kind and generous
with them in all things. The cords
of sympathy in each human heart will
I vibrate in unison for the wife and lit
tie ohildren.
•b^rt hfflfcy,
Urabam, Emma Haog, Cdils Srrcus,
Gertrude John§on Rrtitb Jones, H*len
Lyon, Albia Richard, Prima Richsrl,
Lula Stang, Arthur Strom, and Etta
W. M. Vogel was elected as sciene
teacher for the next school year et a
salary of $70 per month.
The superintendent was requested
to notify establishments employing
children under sixteen, during the
school term, that btfore doing so a
permit from him would be necessary.
Talking about high prioes of the
.. present time, it is interesting to quote
a Lititz store bill
ago. it wonld give
years Rg0 It wonld ive some of oa
people heart burn to make salaries
reach till next day. Here was charged:
Granulated sugar 22 cents per pound,
calico 18 cents per yard, crackers 16
oents per pound, cheese 28 cents per
pound, oil cloth $1.66 per yard, rice 14
centB per pound, gingham 20 cents per
yard, pepper 60 cents per pound, tea
$2.25 per pound, brown sugar 14 cents
per pound, and so on ad finitum.—
Lititz Record.
The above was handed tons by W.
E. Halting, Lititz, is tea miles from
Strasbnrg, Penn., tha old home of Mr.
Harting. The article explains itself.
Bom—To Mr. and Mr. Vincent Bu
koske, March 29, a daughter.
liorn—To Dr. and Mrs. E. W.
Kaliher, April 11th, a son.
Born—To Mr. and Mrs. Geo. A,
Smith, Monuay April 8, a son.
Born—To Mr. and Mrs. Frank John,
Saturday, Aj ril 6, a ten-pound son.
Born—To Mr. and Mrs. John Jou
quisr, Thursday, April 4, a daughter.
Born—To Mr. and Mr. Jchn Wag­
ner, Wednesday, April 8, a daughter.
Born—To Mr. and Mrs. Gust Ben­
son, Saturday, April 6, a twelve-pound
J. N. Measure is again employed as
gacg sawyer in the Crookston saw­
mill. This is his third season in this
Samuel Trehby is reported as very
ill. threatened with an attack cf ty­
phoid fever. A trained nurse is in
Miss Anna Medved, who ha? been
teaching school in Swan River, re­
turned home Tuesday, having com­
pleted the term.
District Deputy Mrs. Nellie Lnnd
ber», of Brainerd. is in the city this
week and is adding several members
to the Yoeman ledge.
Mrs. E. Somers, a sister of Mrs. B.
Toaitillotte, is seriously ill at Fari­
bault. Mrs. Tonrtillotte It ft for her
sistefc's bedside Tuesday.
Mesdames Wallace and Tourtillotte
entertained the Ladies' Working club
of tbe Congregational church at the
church parlors yesterday afternoon.
Lees Sylvester, who has been work­
ing on the rai)rad near Wadena, re­
turned home Monday, and is reported
a3 suffering from a bad oase of small
White Earth Tomahawk: George
Stillwell, who has been spending the
past winter at Detroit, has returned
to this reservation, where he expects
to remain pprmanastly hereafter.
White Earth Tomahawk: It is quite
probable the liotel Hiawatha will
change hands scon, and Samuel
Mooers, brother of the landlord cf tbe
Hotel Leecy, will become
host'" of tbe neiv hotel.
Marriage licences issued: Joseph
P, Meyer and Theresia Scbsfer John
Yaegar and SrelH Pacauowsfci: Eu­
gene J. Heroux and Mary Ann Rich­
ard Martin Jurgack and Lucy Tret
tel Peter Knoll and Annie Tanpetz
ski Charles H»nHer and Tora Larson.
St. Cloud Times: Rev. Father
George Arenth, pastor of the Cathe­
dral, will leave tomorrow for Mt. Cle­
mens, Mich., where he will enter tbe
sanitarium tbere tor about two weeks.
He will go from there to his old
home at Pittsburg for four or five
weeks visit with relatives.
Somebody has kept tab on the do­
ings cf nineteen girls who graduated
from theColumbia, Mo., college a few
years ago. Eleven of them were to be
teachers, one a lawyer and one a mis­
sionary. Twelve of them now bave
twenty-one bsbies between them—and
there's hope for the others.
J. F. Skinner, who left for tbe
state of Washington about three
weeas ago, returned with his family
Monday. Mr. Skinner is troubled
with astbma, and the change of cli­
mate was very severe on bim. He
likes the country wtU enough, but
returns on account of his health. He
expects, a little later on, to look over
the Canadian country.
Christ Grest has been appointed
deputy sheriff, which place was made
vacant b« the resignation of Rudelph
Banmgartner. Mr. Grest iff thorongh
ly familiar with the office, having
been deputy nnder Sheriff H. A.
Rider. Mr. Baumgartner, who re­
tires from this office, has held tbe
position since Frank Long assumed
the office of sheriff. He has not fully
decided what line of business ha will
'engage in, in the futare.
The first drlvfe of- t'he s'e'astDn je maw
on. Otis Webb wno arrived in tbe
city Tuesday with a crew of twenty
live men, mostly of Minneapolis and
Anoka, is in charge of this drive.
John Batters will act as cook for this
crew this season. Tbe batteaus were
brought down below the dam from
above Wednesday morning, tbe wana
gans have been fitted out, and tbe first
drive promises to be a speedy one.
Tbis crew will probably drive as
far as Elk River, H. L. Garrett with
several men went on the upper rear
where tbev will form a part of the
crew which will start cleaning off
Olmstead bar. As soon as the booms
are entirely repaired the boom shan­
ties will be opened for the season
President—E. G. Anderson.
Vice Pies —Wm. Batters.
Treasurer—H Bentfield.
Sec.—E. Kaestner.
Fireman—P. Lauermen.
Assts. —Robert Wright, F. Sands.
Delegate state convention—M. Smee.
Mr. Eugene Heroux and bride re­
turned Wednesday evening from a
short trip to the Twin Cities.
The Northern Pacific depot peoDle
are experier cir.g considerable trouble
in locating an obstacle which has
lodged in and clogged up the sewer
which empties into the river jr.st
below the bridge. The sewer became
clogged up several months ago and
men are trying to locate the trouble
by means of tne man-holes which had
been made for that purpose. If this
fails they will have to dig for it,
which will take a good deal longer.
Frank Foster will again bold a posi­
tion as sawyer in the Crookston mill.
He left to take up^his work Tuesday.
H. E. Weber of Fergns Falls, and
E. H. Storck were initiated into the
Elks at their meeting Thursday night
last week.
Wm. Sturgeon, who has been em­
ployed at railroading in Washington,
arrived Wednesday for a visit with his
folks. He expects to return to the
West again.
E. M. Mclntyre .intends to locate
in the general store business in tbe
vicinity of Minot, N. D. He went to
Sauk Centre Tuesday and will proceed
to Dakota from that point.
Willie Newman, who has been em­
ployed in his father's livery stable at
Monticello fir some months, returned
Tuesday and will be emploved at the
confectionery of Sylvester & Nichols.
Frank A. Lindbergh arrived in the
city Tuesday. He has traveled all
over the West and says that all lines
of business are overdone in the West.
He has not yet decided where he will
W. H. Ryan and John E. Shea re­
turned Monday from a fishing trip to
Mille Lacs lake. They secured several
fine muscallonge. They report a very
tiresome trip, but enjoyed it hugely,
Staples World: Jos. Lachanoe, one
cf the old stand-bys on F. X. Gou
let's brickyard, went to Little Falls
Tnesday to visit friends for a week
or two before the spring work com­
mences on tbe yard.
Fannie Walbridge pleaded guilty to
slandering Alice Cameron, in Justice
Gerritz's court Tuesday, and was
fined $3 and costs. Complainant
claimed that defendant had circolated
reports damaging to her character,
James Tannerc who spent the winter
at Needles, Cal., arrived home Tues­
day. Mrs. Tanner, who accompanied
him to California, will return for some
time. Nr. Tanner's son, Lee, is em­
ployed in the train mail service in the
Mr. and Mrs. John E. Shea expect
to spend the summer in the East and
have rented their home on Second
street southeast to Geo. H. Lum,
president of the Northwestern Milling
company, who will occupy it with his
family in the course of a few weeks.
A pretty wedding took place Tues­
day morning at 8 o'clock, at tbe
French Catholic church, when Eugene
F. Heroux and Miss Marie Ann Rioh
ard, both of this city, were united in
marriage. Miss Caroline Heroux, a
sister of the groom, was bridemaid
and Jos. Piootte, a oousm, acted as
best man. Only intimate friends and
relatives of the young couple were
present at the ceremony. After the cere­
mony was performed, which made
them husband and wife, the1 happy
couple repaired to the home of the
bride's parents on second street
southeast, where they partook of a
sumptuous wedding breakfast,
The happy oouple left on the after­
noon train for the Twin Cities.
Tbe bride, who is the daughter of
Juilan Richard, was employed by the
firm of Richard Bros for seven or
eight years, and while acting as clerk
gained the friendship of all who knew
her. The groom is a painter and
paper-hanger by trade and is well
liked by all his acquaintances. The
many friends of tbe young oouple will
wish them a long and happy wedded
^Henry Christie and Meta Lakin,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. F. Lakin,
were married at Royalton Wednesday.
Rev. Maxwell of tbis city ^officiated.
Under date of April 4th, T. H.
Hitchcock, First Ass't Postmaster
General, writes Congressman Lind­
bergh as follows:
"Acknowledging your personal call
at the Department relative to the need
for additional help at Little Falls,
Minn., I have to inform yon that the
postmaster has been authorised to em­
ploy an additional carrier from the 10th
inst. to enable him to maintain
efficient service."
Randall village will
market day tomorrow.
have their first
George Coon has accepted a position
a« brakeman on the Duluth. Missabe
& Northern railroad, and lbft for Du­
luth Wednesday night.
John Bartkowicz of Swan River,
died quite suddenly Tuesday of heart
disease, aged 40 years. He lived two
hours aiter the attack. Tbe funeral
was held Wednesday morning.
Mr. anc! Duclos left for
Wrenehall, v?-, «.e .:. Duclus owns a
brickyard, Tuesday, where they will
remain during the brick rcaking sea­
son. Several repairs and changes will
be made before tbe yards are started
for the season's work.
The Congregatiocal choir was enter­
tained Wednesday evening by Mr. and
Mrs. Walter Folsom. Morris Folsom
gave several selections and the even­
ing was well passed with different
musical selections, both vocal and
instrumental. Refreshments were
served at a late hour and the members
of the choir report a very pleasant
April 8.—Miss May Graham of Lit­
tle Falls arrived Friday as the gnest
of Miss Vernitte Lambert.
Miss Bessie Lambert leturned Satur­
day from Swanville where she was
teaching school for a couple of weeks
in her sister's place.
Several youag people drove from
Little Falls Friday evening to attend
the play and dance given here.
There will be a dance given by the
M. B. A. Thursday evening at
Bouck's hall.
Mr. Scott and Mr. Fitch returned
to Rice Saturday afternoon.
Misses Julia Tbeon and Sophie So
berg came in Friday from Dixville,
returning Sunday. Tbe latter is
teaching at that phce.
Prof. Holiday made a business trip
to Rice Thursday.
Mr. Mack, resumed his position as
operator here Tuesday. He was laid
off some time ago.
A number of young people drove
up from Rice Friday evening to
attend the play apd dance.
Mr. and Mrs. W. L. cGonagle
gave a farewell party Monday eve
in honor of the Misses Swanson.
Frank Renlck of Little Falls was
in town Wednesday.
Miss Hazel Swsnsan returned borne
Wednesday from Wisconsin, where
she has been visiting relatives since
ast fall.
Gus Kern has purchased the Lam­
bert farm west of town. He will con­
tinue his shoe business in town.
Dick Watson, who is employed as
motorman on the interurban line be­
tween tbe Twin Cities, came up last
week for a visit with nis family.
Miss Lola Brown went to St. Cloud
Saturday for a short visit with her
C. W. Bouck made a business trip
to Little Falls Monday.
The family of Geo. Galley has been
quarantined on aocount of scarlet
Attorneys Kling and Blancbard of
Little Falls were in town Saturday on
The village council met in regular
session Friday night. The following
committees were elected for the en­
suing year: Fire, Armstrong li­
cence, Murphy street, Conner poor,
Bouck health, Kope. James Joslin
was elected marshall and street com­
missioner at a salary of $45 per
month. The council departed from
thea usual custom of asking for appli­
cations and elected Mr. Joslin without
his applying for tbe place.
Mrs. H. O. Buckout went to Little
Falls Monday for a abort visit with
Earl MoGonagle, Roy Boyd and
Golden Greene went to Rice Tuesday
afternoon, where they drove from that
place to Maybew lake. Prof. O. S.
Greene acoompanied them. They will
play for the dance at that place Tues­
day evening.
There will be a sock social given at
Bouck's ball by tbe W. R. C. Satur­
day evening.
Mrs. Geo. Hollenbeck returned to
Little Falls Monday after a weefc'R
visit with relatives.
Mrs. A. Long is reported ill with
heart trouble.
Mu ifaxwe11
returned to
Little Falls Monday. He held ser­
vices Sunday.
came down from
Little Falls Saturday far a visit with
Miss Rose MoDougaU returned Fri­
day from Little Falla after a
visit with friends at that place.
Wednesday occured the marriage of
Lakin and Mr. Henry Chris­
tie at the home of the bride.
down from Little
Vails Tuesday.

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