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$ t&->- Kfc- "."-. 1* Vol. 2. u- #. /^/^^^^^^^^^^/^.^/^/^/^^^^/^M/^^^^ SPECIAL ONL FO ON E DAY, OCTOBER 20TH,1896. A Messrs. Joseph Beifeld & Co. will have their representative here with the largest line ever shown iti this city, and we invite the ladies 4 of Willmar and vicinity to call and see all the 7 newest styles in Cloaks, Jackets and Capes. Fine Eight-Day Clocks will be sold for $1.98. Repairing Done at the Very Lowest Prices, & Work Guaranteed! F. F. NELSON, I Jeweler,. 4th St., Willniar, Mitttto Yours to Please, MO E & LEDELL. REPUBLICAN FANATICISM. Here is what the New York Herald said of Lincoln' shortly after his nrs&nominatioh: 'HERALD,- May 19, 1860. —The Republican Convention of Chi cago has nominated Abraham Lincoln, of Illinois-, for president of the United States—A third rate western lawyer, poorer even than poor Pierce. The conduct of the republican party in this nomination is a remark able instance of small intellect growing smaller. They pass over Seward, Chase and Banks, who are statesmen and able men, and they take up a fourth-rate lecturer who cannot speak good grammar, and who, to raise the wind, delivers.his hackneyed, il literate compositions at $200 apiece. Our readers will recol lectthat this peripatetic politician visited New York two or three months ago on his financial tour, when, in return for the most un mitigated trash, interlaced with coarse and clumsy jokes, he filled his empty pockets with dollars coined out of Republican fan aticism." This same paper is now trying to belittle Bryan his campaign. What was "Republican fan atcism'* in 1860 is 1 'anarchism'' ,Jn 1896. Further comments unnecessary. are A distressing accident hap pened at Dassel Saturday after noon, when an old soldier was struck by the special train carry ing Mr. Bryan and was instantly killed. Lominen and Johnson divide the time at the meeting at Irving this evening with Henrjr FeigV the republican candidate for the legisl \i. men just one minute to decide to consent to the debate. str Willmar, Minnesota* October 13, 1896. Certificates of nomination have beenfiledfor all the nominees &t the county conventions except Haselton lor ^Cfom: %m$^ 0P$m^ ^was^o|^^terupt- BRYAN AT WILLMAR. Willmar people have had the great honor and privilege of see ing and hearing a real presiden tial candidate-! The day after our last week's paper was in. the mails a message was received that Mr. Bryan would speak here enroute from Fargo to St. Paul. The news were hastily spread in all directions and it was confidently expected that Willmar would see the largest crowd is her history. But the elements seemed to conspire against us, and'during all the day previous to the day of the meeting a heavy rain fell which continued during the night and in the morning, making roads well nigh impassible and trave ling disagreeable. It had been the intention to make some decor ations on the front street, but the wet weather made this impos sible. A platform had been erected near the depot and for hours before the train was ex pected the crowd at the depot kept growing larger and larger. The baud arrived early and played selections now and then while the crowd waited. The Sioux Falls train brought in two extra*coaches loaded with pas sengers. A Mr. Babcock who came with the Litchfield delega tion was introduced and made a short pithy speech Roy E. Sperry began an address but when he had fairly become warm ed up on his subject the train came in sight and the band struck up an air. A minute more and William Jennings Bryan, in all probability the %^xt president of the United States, was facing the crowd and speaking. We will let the Minneapolis^Tlmes reporter tell the rest of the story: At Willmar'a drizzling rain was falling and the atmosphere was raw and cold. A platform had been erected at the depot and and around it some 2,000 people had gathered top pay their re spects to the' presidential candi date and listen ttbhis words. In the crowd were many yellow bad ges, of which a number were worn by little boys. It was the first place at which the yellow ribbon had been conspicious by its presence. Ascending the platform, Mr. Bryan was introduced by Dr. Christian Johnson as "the peo ple's candidate for president." Standing beneath a huge wagon umbrella held over him by a solemn visaged youth Mr. Bryan spoke in part as followsr "There is no emergency that ever arises in this country that the American people do not rise to the occasion. We have reached a.crisis in our American history and the American people are ris ing to meet it. For years the gold standard people have insid uously instilled cheir pernicious policy.into the framework of le gislation, while outwardly claim ing to want bi-metallism. They have covertly and secretly mani pulated matters so as to have the gold standard permeate and fas ten its fangs upon the institutions of the country, and you see the result." Mr. Bryan then related a num ber of anecdotes that were highly entertaining to the silver portion of his hearers, but not quite .so funny to those who wore the yel low ribbon. "One thing I have noticed," said he. ^an&tbat is that the man who thinks th& condition of the farmer is goodenough is the man who does not farm. And he is the man who sits in his bank and loans out his money at a good.rate of interest. Is%hereany farmer here who thinks his condition is good enough?" "No, no," exclaimed a hundved voices and a great deal of shout ing was done as fche speaker re plied: "I thought not." Mr, Bryaii then went on to tell ofjhe^vils arisingfrom the goi *m As he stepped from the plat form he was presented with a handsome bouquet daintily tied with tri-colored ribbon. From the platform of the coach Senator Howard made a few brief remarks and Chairman Rosing also addressed the crowd. At 3:50 the train pulled out for Litchfield, followed by enthusi astic shouts for Bryan and some aggressive calls of "McKinley." We have not been able to get the full stenographic re port of his speech here* in time for this issue but we expect by n9xt week to be able to give it. Mr. Bryan's pleasing and sym pathetic face made a deep im pression on those who saw him, and his words, few as they were, sank deep into the minds of those present. Mikkelson & Skoog are 'build ing a cold storage plant one mile outside of the village. An expert is up from the cities to superintend .the construction of the building. These gentlemen are determined that their custo mers shall be served as well as at the best city meat market in the W&M WILLIAM J. BRYAN. TO WILLIAM J. BRYAN, ESQ. Bryan, I love thee? Aye, thou art a man! Raised up of God to stand for common weal. I would to God that common folk who feel The throb of thy great heart, as sure they can, In sympathy, would be non-partisan And bold enough to stand by thee and deal To tyranies a stern rebuke and seal The doom of all monopolies and fan The fires of brotherhood. If so, ah then Couldst thou lead on to certain victory. Would God that strength be given the la borer To turn his back on bribery, and when The day shall come, a ballot cast, to be Of freedom's cause the trenchant arbiter. Minneapolis, Sept., '96. M. D. The state Board of equalization raised Kandiyohi Co. 25 per cent on real estate. Prof. Hilleboe left for Decorah, Iowa, yesterday to return with in a few days." A. O. Forsberg speaks next Thursday night at Roseville Friday at Bergquist's school house at Kandiyohi Saturday at Kandiyohi station. Roy Sperry will assist him at the two latter meetings. Historical Soeiety Came, He Saw,He Conquered! *Rev. D. B. Jackson, of the Childrens Home Society of Min nesota, spent Sunday in this city and presented the work in sever al churches. He placed an in fant in the home of A. F. Olstad. The society has now ten children located in this city and vicinity. Marriage Licenses. Oct 1 Charles Bachman to Tine Mohr. Oct. 3 Olof Albert Lundgren to Emma Josephina Gustafson. Oct. 6 John P. Dale to Christ ine Sunderson. Oct. 9 John V. Lundberg to Louise Sjodin. iSk ,*4 MINNESOTA ilSTCRIOAL SOCIETY. No.35 FALL GOODS •-*'. I have just received a large as sortment of fall goods consist ing of— Fancy Scotch, German and English Suitings & Overcoatings, Which I will place way down to bottom figureg, just to introduce them and to give everyone chance to wear a nice, durable, tailor-made suit and to be pre pared for thecold winter. Come in and select your goods and have it made when you like. J. J. Ekandev, THE TAILOR, Opposite Merchant's Hotel. BOARDERS WANTED—Have just opened 'the restaurant formerly, oc cupied by the Bredberg Sisters, and desire a few boarders. Call for terms. r*figs MBS. LYNCH. Remember Mossberg's Cough Ret medy costs you nothing if it does no stop that cattgh. Every bottle guaranteed.