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J. S. ANDERSON,
Licensed Auctioneer Has ten years experience. Has txpenente in Fam\ stock and Pedigrees ATWATER, MINN. to8 Northwestern Hide & Fur Co., Minneapolis, pay 11 cents for Hides and high price for furs. Sell traps cheap. 477 For Quality and Promptness in Photography try 48f WOLD & SIMONS. FOR A SHORT TIME ONLY 25% off on Jewelry Boxes and Jewelry. 20 off ON CUT GLASS Prussia Fine Decorated China Ware also German China will be Sold For Cost Great Bargains in Watches at Elmquisfs Jewelry Store Benson Ave. Near Postoffice Fahlun, March 15.—Miss Ellen Lindblad, who has been staying at the O. W. Kroona home in Kandi yohi, for some time, is back in this town again. Richard Freedholm of Kandiyohi did some engine repairing for John Chelberg last week. The population of Fahlun was in creased by two last Sunday a week ago, when the stork visited the homes of Mr. and Mrs. C. Lindblad and Mr. and Mrs. O. Blomquist, and as a result "Elsas" and other brands of cigars are smoked by the tobacco consumers of this town at present. The coffee social given at Carlson Bros, home last Wednesday by the Tripolis Ladies Aid society was well attended and a neat sum of money was realized. Fur bearing animals, such as muskrats, are now being caught again, after having been protected for some time by the severe winter weather. Reports say they are quite plentiful. Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Blomquist of Kandiyohi visited with Edward Magnuson and family Sunday. Mrs. John Dahlin of Minneapolis has been visiting relatives and friends in this town and Kandiyohi the past week. Miss Alma Lundin was dressmak ing at the John Lindblad home in Roseland last week. Ole Sjarstrom has been sawing wood for the farmers in this com munity for some time. He has a profitable outfit and does a quick job. Wahlquist Bros, entertained a large number of friends at their home Wednesday evening. S. J. Walgren left on Monday with his sawmill outfit for Cosmos, Meeker county, where he will be engaged for a considerable length •f time sawing lumber. He was accompanied by Arthur and Law rence Youngquist. Quite a number of the young people of this town participated in a surprise given in honor of Miss Clara Anderson, teacher in Dist. 82, Roseland. They say they had a good time. Walgren & Felt finished here last week sawing lumber. They have been sawing an enormous amount of lumber this winter. P. Sundquist, representing the Augustana Book Concern of Rock Isalnd, 111., canvassed this neigh borhood last week, taking subscrip tions for "Augustana" and other Lutheran literature. J. H. Martin, of the Stansberry Imp. Co. of Willmar, did some work in this town last Friday. Miss Margaret Martin, teacher in Dist. 39, spent Saturday and WW re the new for 8 spring wear Waiting for you to oome and see and new swagger spring suits will be just to your liking. In all the new shades and cut right up to the minute. ou should see the New Fan cy Vest Suit, $18,20, 22.50, 25 €[New Hats in greens, tans, browns, and all the other new shades, $2.00, 2.50, 3.00. ([Shoes in oxbloods and tans in Oxfords and high shoes, $3.50, 4.00, 4.50, 5.00. The Progress 0n« Price to all. The Good Clothes Store. Barnstad Block, Willuiar. Sunday at her home in Willmar. "Those Dreadful Twins," played by local talent at Kandiyohi last Saturday, was witnessed by a num ber from this town. Christ Christianson marketed a large number of hogs at Kandiyohi last Thursday. Arthur Johnson left for Morgan, this state, last week. The appearance of sprirg alwaj brings more or less sickness, and this is also the case this year. Mrs. Aug. Lundquist and son An ton, of town of Kandiyohi, spent Saturday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Lindblad. Oscar Williamson is at present working for Richard Soderberg. The Eighth grade graduating ex ercises in Dist. 83, Lake Lillian, were well attended by Fahlunites. Colfax, March 14.—Misses Lillie and Alma Thimell visited at Win. Highstrom's last Sunday. Wm. Skalberg is visiting at E. Dahlberg's home this week. Miss Blanche Batterberry. teach er in Dist. 13, came back today af ter a week's vacation. School will start again tomorrow. Miss Ethel Thimell visited at the C. Larson home over Saturday. Oliver Husa visited at Chris Lar son's place Sunday. E. Thimell visited at the P. E. Olson home Sunday evening. No country is more prosperous than North Dakota. No security on earth like earth itself. No home like your own home. Become independent. Ask the Western Land Securities Co.'s representa tive, A. H. Brown, for plats and all information. Free homesteads adjoining. 27 Mrs. T. M. Find ley came down from Spicer Wednesday to address the monthly meeting of the Womans Missionary Society of the Presby terian church. Mrs. Findley is presbyterial president of the For eign Society of the Presbyterian church $1 monthly insures against sick ness, accident, death. National Casualty Co., Carlson block. Hays, district manager. Phone 5-L. 2 Will exchange good North Da kota Land for property in Kandi yohi county, also one or two well improved farms located near Will mar to exchange for city property. 32pd F. G. Handy. Money to loan at a very low rate of interest on farm land. Borrow ers may pay $100 or all he wants to pay at any interest pay date. A. P. Adams. 35f Prinsburg, March 15.—The sale at Wiersum's place Friday was well attended and everything brought good prices. Ben Wibbles and W. Roelofs each bought a good horse, Neal Buowma from near Raymond purchased the organ, and John Damhof of Roseland carried off the top buggy—to some young lady's great satisfaction. George Huisinga intends to farm again on his mothers' farm. Wm. Nyp, who leased the farm last fall, expects to^leave with wife and child for Chicago in the near future. The schoolhouse in Dist. No. 85, best known as the Brink school house, burned down last Tuesday afternoon at about 5 o'clock. Mrs. W. Nyp is spending some time with Mr. and Mrs. Elema in Willmar, helping with the meetings held there. Nick Molenaar went some eight miles north of Raymond Friday to spend a few days with his brother John and family. 1 Miss Richie Slagter is now house keeper for W. Roelofs' family. Mrs. Bruggers has returned from Willmar, where she was operated upon a few weeks ago, and is get ting along very nicely. Sia Van Hoven, who left here about a month ago and went to Muscatine, Iowa, is married now, and the lady of his choice is Miss Anna Kuyper, who also left here for Muscatine last winter. We wish the newly married couple all happiness and prosperity on their wedded journey thru life. Abe Bouwma of Raymond offers his farm northeast of Prinsburg for sale. Arend Bolt has hired John Dam hof of Roseland to work for him the coming nine months. H. Stob has been to Minneapolis on business, buying new spring goods for the Prinsburg store. Etta Sada from Lamars, Iowa, is calling on old time friends here. Mrs. Slickers, who has been keep ing house for Albert Kamstra and family for almost a year, has re turned to her former home at Orange City, Iowa. Mrs. John Nieuwenhuis became suddenly quite ill last Thursday afternoon, and Dr. McMahon of Raymond was quickly called for. She is improving nicely at the pre sent writing, and we hope for a speedy recovery. James Breems, Gertie Bosch, Josie Bosch and Anna Hoogeveen, who graduate from the Prinsburg school this spring, gave a reception to the two highest classes of the school and a few invited guests last Friday evening. In the near fu ture, when the roads are fine and Supt. Frederickson can be present, a program and proper exercises will be offered the public. E. Poortinga and sons have re turned from their visit to Chicago and different places in Michigan. Rev. Krominga of Bunde filled the pulpit of the Christian Re formed church last Sunday. WNGVILLEr WRINGERS Ringville, March 5.—Martin Torgerson who has been doing tele phone work south of Willmar, re turned home last Saturday. Olaus Sonstegard from Brooten visited with his sick father here the first part of the week. Lilly Erickson returned to her home last Friday atfer a week's stay with her brother here. Stenbakken Bros, have sold out their livery barn and are at present staying at home. Olof Sonstegard, who has been at the Minnesota Experiment Station this winter, was called home last Sunday on account of the serious illness of his father. B. E. Chilman from Chester, Iowa, who bought the Johan Iver son farm, is expected this week. Mr. and Mrs. Iverson will soon move to North Dakota. Iver Johnson, who has been on the sick list for some time, is re ported to be very low. Berger Johnson made a business trip to Willmar last week. Martin Johnson, the buttermaker at Irving, has been visiting at home with his sick brother. Peter Koberdahl made a business trip to Minneapolis last week. A special coal meeting was held at Georgeville last Saturday, when the following officers were elected: president, Fred Angels secretary, Pete Krantz treasurer, Mat Hein en Directors, Hans Halvorson, Martin Gunderson and Pete John son. It was decided to build a coal shed and handle coal all the year around. Peter Johnson and Axel Og visit ed friends in Irving last week. Emil Jacobson from New Lon don visited with friends here over Sunday. The Minerva Literary scoiety met at Georgeville last Sunday evening. The literary program was good and the debate on the subject, "Re solved, that the mind gains more knowledge by observation than by reading," was very well discussed and interesting to all present. Rev. Tolo called at the Sonstegard home last Saturday evening. Good opening for competent dressmaker and milliner, in a good, live Minnesota town. No shop at present. Apply in writing to W. 0* S., care of Willmar Tribune. 50f Harrison mis. Harrison, March 15.—Only seven teen votes were cast at the town election last Tuesday, on account of bad roads and the people being busy. Practically all the old offi cers were re-elected. Elmer Pagel and Thos. McCrim mon erected a new windmill at Geo. Mohn's place last week. Geo. Feig of Atwater made a pleasant call on his parents last Thursday. Ole Nordin of Clear Lake made a brief visit with relatives and friends in this vicinity last Friday, returning home on Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. John Nordberg and family have moved onto the Mrs. Nelson farm, which he has rented for a term of years. Mr. and Mrs. T. R. Harris enter tained a few of their friends at a late dinner last Friday. Emil Klatt, M. C. Gunderson and Mrs. Feig and family were guests with Mr. and Mrs. Edw. Pagel the other day. Olson and Dahl shipped a carload of stock from Spicer last Wednes day. Louis Dahl was out for a buggy ride last Sundav evening. He was headed in a westerly direction. E. G. Pagel assisted E. E. Feig a few days this week. Whitelleld News. Whitefield, March 15.—Theo. Monson is back again and is at pre sent staying at the Swan Nelson home. Miss Hilma Swanson returned home this week, after a week's stay with her aunt, Mrs. P. P. Johnson. Miss Emma Carlson visited with her sister, Mrs. Albert Peterson, Saturday and Sunday. John Englund and family visited at Alfred Sandberg's home Friday. Hans Anderson is busy this week moving onto his farm. Mr. and Mrs. Jens Swenson visit ed at P. P. Johnson's place Sun day. P. J. Haley was busy last week hauling the dredge boat to Will mar. OTHER STORES' SELLING PRICES ARE: Cost of Goods Running Expenses Delivery Expenses Loss of Bad Accounts Loss in Weighing and Measuring Profits A surprise party was sprung on Tom Mickelson Saturday evening and everybody had a good time till early morning. Peter,Swenson of Svea is staying with his brother Nels Swenson at present. A little excitement happened last week when one of our young sports was trying to shorten his road by crossing a slough. When he got out to the middle he found that the ice was not strong enough to carry him and he went thru. He got out and had to carry his vehicle to shore. He no doubt can tell how deep the slough is. Subscriptions Paid. The following have paid subscrip tion during the past week.: Erick Olson, Henry H. Nelson, Lars Berg slien, 0. R. Hokom, E. H. Larson, John Monson, Henry Stene, Louis Vikse, Frank O'Neill, B. A. Lar son, Peder 0. Skutle, B. Ryberg. C. W. Peterson, I. Holland. Frank Johnson, P. A. Sondin, Nels Sjo berg, Peter A. Ol&on. Peter Erick son, Fred J. Nauta, Aug. W. An derson, John D. Nordeen, A. C. Holmgren, David |Holmberg, Ida Carlson, J. H. Olson, A. A. Skeie, G. F. Nordin, George Johnson, Wm. Damhof. Surprise Party. Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Ekander were delightfully surprised by about 40 of their friends last Saturday even ing. The occasion was a kind of a birthday surprise party, the birth days of both Mr. and Mrs. Ekander occurring in this month. The evening was most pleasantly spent, after which refreshments were served by the ladies among the self invited guests. The guests of hon or of the evening were presented with a beautiful cut glass fruit dish as a memento of the occasion. District School Burned. The schoolhouse in Dis. 85, town of Holland, was completely de stroyed by fire Tuesday of last week. The loss is about $600, fully covered bv insurance. The school house will be rebuilt. A Simple Comparison ol Selling Prices. THAT IS WHY we can s*w you from 20c to 25c on every dollar. Are you talcing advantage of it? If not, WHY NOT? I Saturday Specials! Grocery Department 10 lb. box Fancy Pears 9 5 1 box Fancy Prunes 8 5 3 cans Corn 2 1 25c package crackers 1 9 2 10c packages crackers I S 1 package Parlor Matches (12 5c boxes) 3 5 25-lb. sack granulated sugar 1 3 5 3 packages Seeded Raisins 2 1 3 cans Peas (Marrowfat) 2 7 3 cans Standard Tomatoes 2 7 9 bars Soap (Monsoon) 2 5 Bakery Department Cream Puffs, per dozen 2 0 Jelly Rolls, each 8 Parker House Rolls, 2 dozen 1 5 Potato Chips, lib- package 1 9 Potato Chips, i-lb. package I O Candy Department Creamery Kisses, per lb „... 1 2 Given Away Absolutely Free! FIRST PRIZE A Handsome 15 jewel Elgin movement watch with 20-year warranted hunting case, given to the young man receiving the most votes. SECOND PRIZE: A $5,00 Coupon Book given to the boy votes. OUR SELLING PRICES ARE: Cost of Goods Profits How we do it: We bave no additional expense in handling this department We have no additional expense in delivering. We have no loss of bad ac counts (absolutely cash) We have no loss of gords in weighing and measuring (orig inal packages) receiving the next larger number of ONE (I) vote given with every cent purchase. EXTRA SPECIAL OFFER 600 votes allowed for the pur chase of a $5.00 Coupon Book. 250 votes allowed for a $2.00 Coupon Book. Contest commences Saturday, March 20, and closes Friday, April 30th, at 9 o'clock p. m. For further particulars and inspection of watch call at store. Free Coffee and Rolls as usual. Premiums given with $5.00 Coupon Books. THE MOST OF THE BEST FOR THE LEAST MONEY. ORIGINAL PACKAGE GROCERY Phone 53. Two Doors South of Post office. SILVER MEDAL C0NTESTMAR.26 Silver Medal Contest given under the auspices of the Womans Christ ian Temperance Union at Bonde Hall Friday evening, March 26, at 8 o'clock. Program. Welcome Song, re Chorus. Prayer, Rev. H. C. Buell. Vocal Solo, Miss Helen Sather. Contestant No. 1, "Prohibition Warriors, Form in Line," Mrs. J. A. English. Selection, Quartet. Contestant No. 2, "One of the Fallen." Mrs. C. E. Oberg. Duet, Selected, Mrs. J. R. Peter son and Helen Sather. Contestant No. 3, "Where the Lilies Bloom," Mrs. B. L. Byam. Vocal Duet, "Hope Beyond," Rev. Michaelson and Rev. Oberg. Contestant No. 4, "Old Soapy," Mrs. G. W. Johnson. Vocal Sool, Mrs. Emma Cairns. Contestant No. 5, "Arouse the Christian Conscience," Mrs. R. Ives. Piano Duet, Myrtle Miller and Marion Carlson. Decision of Judges. Reading, Mrs. J. H. Styles. Presentation of Medal and Sou venir. Admission, adults 15 cents child ren 10 cents. COMMERCIAL CLUB IS PUN NING FOR A SOCIAL SESSION TO DISCUSS IMPROVEMENTS The Commercial Club is making arrangements for an informal re ception to be given to business and professional men and other public spirited citizens, probably some time week after next. W. L. Har ris, president of the New England Furniture company of Minneapolis, and a recognized authority on mat ters pertaining to civic improve ments, will be present and address the meeting. Full particulars re garding the affair will be published next week. Conductor Sprained Foot. H. W. Rost, freight conductor, had his left foot severely sprained in an accident which befell him Saturday while switching at Clara City. Just as he was stopping the car he was riding, two other cars broke loose from the train and bumped into it, and Mr. Rost either had to fall or jump. He chose the latter course, landing on his feet, but the contact with the frozen ground was so forcible that he was badly shaken up. He came to Will mar shortly after noon, and was given medical attention at once. It is not thought that any bones are broken, and after a few days' complete rest he will no doubt be able to be around again. March Weddings. Married. Friday, March 12, An drew W. Thompson to Sadie Matil da Dalziel. Ceremony performed by Rev. H. C. Buell, after which the contracting parties left for their future home at Moose Jaw, Canada. Saturday, March 13, Christopher Holden to Caroline Teige. Cere mony performed at the Lutheran Synod parsonage by Rev. J. N. An derson, with Anton Teige, brother of the bride, and Bertina Holden, sister of the groom, as witnesses. Both ar^ well known Norway Lake people. They will make their fu ture home on the groom's farm in North Dakota. Starts Voting Contest. Next Saturday the Original Pack age Grocery will start a voting con test, two prizes to be awarded to the persons having secured the largest number of votes by April 30, the closing date. The first prize is a handsome Jewel Elgin movement watch with 20-year war ranted hunting case, and the second a $5 coupon book, to be exchanged for goods at the store. One vote will be given for every cent pur chase, and 600 votes will be allowed for every $5 coupon book. Turning Club Entertainment. The Willmar Seminary Turning Club will give an entertainment at the Seminary next Wednesday even ing, March 24. There will be ex hibitions of tumbling, club swing ing, pyramid building and various other specialties, and music will be furnished by the orchestra all thru the program. A cordial invitation is extended to all. Admission, 25 cents. Dr. Harold Frost, D. N. Tallman, Geo. S. Stewart and Henry Osmund son were among the Willmarites who attended the Auto show in Minneapolis the first of the week. Miss Jennie Quam went to the cities yesterady morning for a few days' visit with friends. Prussia Fine Decorated China Ware, also the German China will be sold at cost at Elmquisfs Jewel ry Store, near post office, Benson Ave. 3 The Metropolitan barber shop, Bank of Willmar building, B. T. Otos, proprietor, is the shop to get a shave, hair cut or bath. Wooltex Styles Are Right. Of course they are—$50,000 is spent each year in making them right—yet they cost you no more than do common styles. If you were to see this suit which is illustrated, you might easily think it was made to order by a first-class custom tailor, —and that an extremely par ticular person had chosen everything of the best, —and had paid about $60. for the result. The label, COATS SUITS SKIRTS FOR WELL DRESSED WOMEN assures you of all those points except the individual order and the price-which is only $25.00 The suit in the illustration is taffetta lined. It may be had in plain and satin striped panama, serge and worsteds, in white and all the new shades. Because it's Wooltex, you are sure of the eight most import ant qualities in a garment. STYLE —correct and refined. MATERIALS —pure wool (tested) or silk. SPONGING —and shrinking—thoroughly done FIT —as good as skill can make it. FINISH —careful, down to the small est detail TAILORING —good, all the way through LININGS —extra quality and interim ings too. SHAPE —"needled" in to stay COATS SUITS SKIRTS »WlILiHIigiiTOKl[SN This is the label that identifies the genuine garments, and guarantees two seasons' satis factory wear. Wooltex prices are decidedly moderate for such superior quality. Suits from $20.00 to $35.00 Coats from $6.50 to $25.00 Dresses from $13.50 to $18.00 Skirts from $5.00 (o $12.50 Peterson &Wellii EXCLUSIVE AGENTS FOR WOOLTEX.