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Vol. 2.
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!
I Jeweler,. 4th St.,
Willniar, Mitttto
Yours to Please,
Here is what the New York
Herald said of Lincoln' shortly
after his nrs&nominatioh:
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 $200
apiece. Our readers will recol
lectthat this peripatetic politician
visited New York two or three
months ago on his financial tour,
when, in return for the most un
mitigated trash, interlaced with
coarse and clumsy jokes, he filled
his empty pockets with dollars
coined out of Republican fan
This same paper is now trying
to belittle Bryan his campaign.
What was "Republican fan
atcism'* in 1860 is 1 'anarchism''
,Jn 1896. Further comments
A distressing accident hap
pened at Dassel Saturday after
noon, when an old soldier was
struck by the special train carry
ing Mr. Bryan and was instantly
Lominen and Johnson divide
the time at the meeting at Irving
this evening with Henrjr FeigV
the republican candidate for the
legisl \i.
men just one minute to decide to
consent to the debate.
Willmar, Minnesota* October 13, 1896.
Certificates of nomination have
beenfiledfor all the nominees &t
the county conventions except
Haselton lor ^Cfom: %m$^ 0P$m^ ^was^o|^^terupt-
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
I have just received a large as
sortment of fall goods consist
ing of—
Fancy Scotch, German
and English Suitings &
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,
Opposite Merchant's Hotel.
opened 'the restaurant formerly, oc
cupied by the Bredberg Sisters, and
desire a few boarders. Call for
Remember Mossberg's Cough Ret
medy costs you nothing if it does no
stop that cattgh. Every bottle

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