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Personal Mention. Jonas Monson left on Saturday for a visit with relatives at Granite Falls. Miss Mabel Lund in of Pennock is the guest of her sister, Mrs. E. R. Dahlheim. Mr. and Mrs. F. J. Bigham spent a few days last week with lelatives at Tracy. Miss Katheiine Tait of Diamond Lake is the guest this week of Mrs. Dan. Haley. Miss Jessie Williams of St. Paul was a Willmar visitor a few day-^ last week. Mrs. Emelia Miller of Red Wing is visiting at the home of her brother, A. B. Ahleis. Mrs. H. P. Staples and daughter Majorie went to Howard Lake Mon day for a week's visit. Miss Anna Tallakson went to Kerkhoven Friday for a couple of weeks visit with friends. Mrs. Ella H. Mantor of Minne apolis has been the guest of Mis. J. F. Branton the past week. Misses Anna and Victoria Peter son of Atwater visited with Miss Cora Osmundson Saturday. Mrs. J. R. Hultgren and son Dale of Murdock were in Willmar Thurs day on their way to Brooten. Mrs. Nels Thompson returned to Atwater Monday after a visit since Friday at the 0. P. Nelson home. Miss Hannah Hanson returned home yesterday from Osakis where she has been staying since last fall. Mrs. L. W. Porter and daughter, Miss Florence R. Porter, went to Minneapolis Thursday for a visit. C. J. Birkeland went to Kirrek Saturday on business connected with the New London Milling Company. Miss Judith Peterson came down from Gennessee Saturday for a few day's visit with Miss Esther Swen son. Miss Alvina Dokken returned to Sherman, S. D., Monday after a month's visit with her sister, Mrs. H. E. Palm. Mrs. A. C. Carlson and daughter Margaret went to Minneapolis yes terday for a visit with friends and relatives. Mrs. John Holmdahl returned to Norway Lake yesterday after a week's visit with her sister, Mrs. J. A. Hedin. Mrs. Wm. Gilger and Miss June Gilger went to Renville last Wednesday evening for a visit with Mrs. John Wein. Mrs. W. J. Griffin and children left on Thursday for Fergus Falls where they will spend the remain der of the winter. A. A. Anderson returned home Monday evening from a business trip to Iowa. He also visited with relatives at Madelia. Mrs. Gilbert Gabrielson and son Harold returned to Kandiyohi Mon day after a visit at the N. P. Carl son home in Whitefield. Chas. Anderson and daughter Nellie returned to Murdock Thurs day after a visit here with Misses Ragna and Tillie Myhre. Mr. and Mrs. Victor Bergquist went to Clinton yesterday for a few days' visit with Mr. Bergquist's sister, Mrs. G. A. Hedin. 0. E. Ruble went to Madison, Wis., Monday for a couple of week's visit with his brother, E. Ruble, and other relatives. Mrs. Archie Smith returned to Breckenridge yesterday after two week's visit here with Mesdames Miller, Hioks and Rodenbur. Mrs. A. M. Sherrard returned to Watertown, S. D. Thursday after a three week's visit here at the K. Samuelson and Emil Thyden homes. Elliott Georgeson, clerk at the Hub hotel, went to Arctander Fri day for a visit at his parental home. He was accompanied by Nels Mon son, of Roland, Iowa. Mrs. A. Erickson returned to Sioux Falls, S. D., Saturday after a visit here with her sisters, Mes dames F. E. Collier, Thos. Holling er and William Hackett. Mr. and Mrs. Edward Heberling and daughters Madeline and Sarah returned to WhitpRock, S. D., Fri day after a visit here with Mr. and Mrs. R. G. McClintock and others. Ed. Thraff, formerly of this city, but now working in the store de partment of the Great Northern at Harvey, Montana, is visiting at the home of his sister, Mrs. Anton Swenson. Mrs. J. F. Shelgren and daughter Lillian of Minneapolis were in Willmar Monday on their way to Norway Lake where they will visit at the home of Mrs. Shelgren's son in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Ben Halvorson. Mrs. Emma Green Hegberg of Minneapolis left for Kandiyohi yes terday after a visit with her nephew, Philip Green, and sister in-law, Mrs. C. A. Green. Mrs. Hegberg will be the guest of Mrs. C. A. Broman at Kandiyohi. VOLUME 15. 8 PAGES WITH SUPPLEMENT WILLMAR?°oiety The Willmar subscribers to the new Chautauqua project held a meeting on Wednesday of last week, at which it was decided that the project had met wit'll the necessary encouragement to warrant that the necessary preparations be made to move the buildings to Willmar and that a good program be secured. The whole management of the en terprise will be vested in an execu tive committee composed of seven subscribers. The meeting proceed ed to elect the following as the first committee: Russell Spicer, D. N. Tallman, E. C. Wellin, L. 0. Thorpe, F. G. Handy, P. C. Ton ning and V. E. Lawson. This committee was authorized to purchase the Gilger property, on which the association has an option, and let the contract for the remov al of the buildings of the Green Lake Chautauqua, after securing a bill of sale of the same. The fine natural grove on the* Gilger point will be laid out as a park by some competent landscape gardener and the grounds improved so that this beauty spot will become available and accessible as a public park. The Gilger residence will undoubt- edly be utilized as the care-taker's residence and the old brewery building, which contains much lum ber in fair state of preservation will no doubt be utilizd for some purpose consistent with the purpose of ihe enterprise. WILLMAR PARK ASSEMBLY, NAME OF NEW ORGANIZATION Lnd View ot Auditorium at Spicer, which will be Removed to Willmar. It is proposed to put on a pro gram so strong in its drawing qualities that Willmar will become the objective point for people along the tributary railroad lines for a great distance, during the season when the assembly is in session. A great deal of interest is already be ing evidenced among the ladies of the city in regard to the classes of domestic science, etc., which are to be a part of the morning prcgrams, and the prospects are that there will be no dearth of attendance at these. The executive committee elected by the subscribers to the Willmar chautauqua project, met last Mon day morning and elected the follow ing officers: President, Russell Spicer Vice President, D. N. Tail man Secretary V. E. Lawson, Treasurer, F. G. Handy. A num ber of committees were elected to look after the various details of the enterprise. The committee on grounds and buildings is composed Prof. E. A. Vaaler preached at Grove City last Sunday. Miss Bertha Baisden, who has been teaching school northwest of town, spent a few days with her friend, Minnie Hedin, last week. Casper Engh spent Sunday at his home in Murdock. Hanphin T. Carlson, who is at tending the St. Cloud Normal, visit ed school last Saturday. Albert and Alfred Anderson of Cyrus enrolled in the Commercial department last week. Leonard Anderson spent Sunday at his home near Svea. Our first basket ball game was played at the athletic hall last Fri day evening against the High School. Both teams put up a good game, the final score being 29 to 25 in favor of the latter. Marie Hilleboe made a short call on friends at the Seminary last Sat urday. Hugh Tait spent Sunday at Kan diyohi. Alex Stenerson, Otto Christopher son and Olga Haroldson were enter tained at the home of Emma Somer ville last Sunday afternoon. A bunch of fifteen students were out sleigh-riding last Friday even ing. The start was made in the best of spirits, but an accident be fell them that dampened the enthu siasm. The hayrack broke and two of the party fell thru and were bruised so that they were not able to attend school the following day. Margaret Tallakson, Emma Ekren and Mary Aune spent Sunday at their homes out of town. 1 iiMMm of E. C. Wellin, F. G. Handy, D. N. Tallman and Russell Spicer, and this committee will proceed to make the contract for moving and erecting the buildings at once. There was some discussion of re modeling the auditorium to provide Cor raising and sloping the floor up wards towards the rear, and to re move the posts from the center. The finance committee is composed of Russell Spicer, F. G. Handy and L. O. Thorpe. The program com mittee is composed of Supt. P. C. Tonning, Senator L. 0. Thorpe and V. E. Lawson. The official name adopted for the organization is the "Willmar Park Assembly". Provisions to properly incorporate the organization was made. An assembly of ten days du ration seemed to be the idea of the board. It is proposed that a first class program be provided, and that the sale of the first year's season tickets be made on a special benefit basis, and that the civic pride of all the citizens be appealed to to make the sale of the season tickets go a long way towards wiping out the balance of the amount necessary towards the acquiring of this hand- some property as a public park. It is likely that the tickets for the full season will be placed at five dollars. The citizens will derive a direct benefit from the start out side of the benefits which_the as sembly will bring ancf the acquire ment of a big auditorium, in the clearing and opening to the public of this fine grove on the lake. The program committee held a meeting yesterday morning and dis cussed their work in a preliminary way. They favor as the dates for the first assembly July 20 to the 30. Among those of national reputation who will be communicated with in the effort to secure their attend ance are Hon. Joseph Cannon, Sen ator Robert LaFollette, Gifford Pin chot, Hon. James Wilson. It is proposed to have one Swedish Day, when men eminent among that nationality will be present, and one Norwegian Day which would prob ably occur on the 29th which is St. Olof 's day and a Norwegian holiday. This matter of program will not be closed for some time and the above outline is purely tentative. But the committee is determined that the coming assembly shall be made an event that will attract people far and wide to Willmar. County Treasurer's Dates. County Treasurer N. 0. Nelson has arranged the following itiner ary for his annual tax collection trip: Monday, Jan. 31, Arctander, at Syver Iverson's place. Tuesday, Feb. 1, Sunburg Store. Wednesday, Feb. ?, Colfax Town Hall. Thursday, Feb. 3, Burbank Town Hall. Friday, Feb. 4, Hawick. Saturday, Feb. 5, Irving Store. Monday, Feb. 7, Lake Elizabeth Store. Tuesday, Feb. 8, Thoipe Store, East Lake Lillian. Wednesday, Feb. 9, Lars Erick son's store, West Lake Lillian. Thursday, Feb. 10, Prinsburg. Visited Bulck Factory* Henry Osmundson returned home Saturday evening from a trip to Detroit, Michigan, where he visited the Buick, Packard and Ford auto mobile factories. All of these companies are crowded with orders for the coming season, and the out put for the coming year will exceed by several thousand cars that of any preceeding year. Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Wil liams of Ryan. Washington, are guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. John Williams. They are on their way home from a six weeks trip to Prince Edward's Island, and' vari ous points in the eastern states. A marriage license was issued last Thursday to Louis Marlowe and Hattie Elenora Campbell. They were married the following day by I Judge Nordin, with Mrs. K. J. 01 json and L. Campbell as witnesses. ^RAILWAY YAADS Conductor Kinkerter has the Far go run for nine mouths, his run be ing from Morris to Fargo on the passenger. Roadmaster Czock and Nelson are still on the Watertown line and probably will remain the balance of the winter. The many friends of Hugh J. Johnson are glad to see him back pulling freight. He has had quite a vacation. Operator Whitaker has been working the trick in the relay office this last week while Operator Nel son was absent. Stenographer Losleben went with Superintendent Stewart on the pri vate car with the little Jap cook who is again working for the Su perintendent. The electric wires of Jthe G. N. are going up pretty slow and it looks as if it will be a long time yet, as a new dynamo will have to be purchased, also other machinery. Brakeman H. W. Rost met with an accident while breaking on his regular run between Willmar and Gerretson. He is confined to his home and will be two weeks or so before he can go to work. Former Chief Clerk Switcher, who has of late been chief clerk to General Superintendent Scott, will be the man who will hire all the laborers after this. The pass frauds made the new office. Superintendent Stewart returned from Watertown Monday this week after being on the Watertown line for the last two weeks fighting snow. He had one-hundred and fif ty men shoveling snow and building snow walls. This winter has been the worst in the last ten years. Conductor J. J. Barrett and brakeman Harry R. Dizzard met with a serious accident Sunday af ternoon in the terminal yards. Just before leaving the switchmen ran a car through the wrong switch and it pinned Barrett and Dizzard between the cars, severely hurting both. They are getting along nice ly, however, and Mrs. Barrett left early Monday morning for the City. The High School Basket ball team defeated the Seminary in a fast and exciting game by a score of 29 to 25 last Friday evening. Both teams played for all they were worth, especially in the second half. During the first few minutes the Seminary boys rushed the H. S. boys off their feet and scored five points before the game had fairly started. The high school boys soon recovered and began to creep up on the score and finally passed the Seminary. The score at the close of the first half was 18 to 12 in fa vor of the High School. Everybody present enjoyed the game. Next Saturday evening the High School team expects to play the Benson H. S. team at the Bonde Hall. A good game is assured and every body should turn cut and root for Willmar. Tickets may be ob tained from any H. S. student at 15 and 25 cents. Jacob Floren and Gustaf Thun stedt visited the different classes Tuesday morning. Rev. Davies gave a very interest ing talk to the members of the High School Monday morning. The seniors had a meeting last week and sent for samples of pins. Both divisions of higher algebra are again reciting together. The boys' glee club practiced Monday night after school. Joseph Donovan entertained a number of his friends at his home on Seventh street Friday evening. Clara Axness gave currnet events Tuesday morning. Last Thursday morning members of the senior class gave a debate on the question whether or not Cu ba should be annexed to the United States. Those on the affirmative side were Lawrence Bergeson and Charley Anderson: on the negative, Charles Adams and George Haima. The negative side won out. All the boys did fine. Peterson-Rlngstrom. Monday afternoon at one o'clock at the residence of Mrs. Hulda Nel son occurred the marriage of Miss Eda Peterson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gustaf Peterson, town of St. Johns, to Oscar Ringstrom, of Grove City. The ceremony was performed by Rev. J. N. Andersen of the Synod church, with Miss Rachel Ellingson and Mrs. Nelson as witnesses. A reception was tendered the newly married couple at the home of William Kragen bring in Irving township Monday evening, a number of the friends and relatives of the contracting parties attending. Mr. and Mrs. Ringstrom will make their future home at Grove City. The Tribune joins their many friends in wishing them a long and happy married life. WILLMAK, MINNESOTA, WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 26, 1910 Peter Sletlen Bays Grocery. A. F. Hanscom has sold his gro cery store to P. R. Sletten, the lat ter taking possession next Monday. Mr. Sletten has had a good deal of experience in the grocery busi ness, ancLhe will no doubt make a success ofjthe venture. Mr. Hans com has fiot yet decided what he will do. j, NAMES ADOPTED FOR 1 DISTRICT SCHOOLSThis Some time ago a movement was started to name the schools of the county. Not that "The little red or white school house" was not good enough, but when applied to some over a hundred buildings the term became slightly confusing. The scheme of naming the district after some noted man or from some thing connected with its location was then thought of, and that it has met with approval is evident from the fact that already 48 schools have selected a name. The follow ing list was handed to us by Super intendent Fredrickson the first of the week: Dist. No. 1—"Y" Lake 3—Fairview 5—-Lillian 6—Pleasant Hill 14 W—Success 18—Pleasant Valley 20—Hill Side 26—Green Lake 27—Diamond Lake 28—Lincoln K-i 30—Crow River 31—Warner 33—Lowell 36—Longfellow 38—Stanton Hill 45—Roadside 46—Whittier 55—Washington 62—Franklin 64—Roselillian 65—Sunnyside 68—Prairie View 71—Grove 74—Cosy Grove 75—Lakewood 76—Oakland 78—Tennyson 79—Willard 81 S—Brookside 1 rSl—Thorpe l- f%2—Rosefield 83—McKinley 86—Sunny Slope 87—Pleasant Dell 88—Prairie Star 89—Riverside 90—Blooming Prairie 91—Johnson 93—Roosevelt 95—Nordlie 96—Prairie 97—Rose Hill 98- Spring Grove 99—Wilhelmina 100-Prairie Hill 102—North Star. 103—Prairie Queen 105—Moccasin ZENITH FACTORY COMES HERE Fuel Saver Corporation Decides to Locate Its Plant on Site Ottered at Willmar. The new factory planned for the Zenith Fuel Saver Company of St. Paul will be built at Willmar. was decided by the board of directors of the company at a meet ing held in St. Paul last Saturday, and J. A. Giantvalley, the secretary of the company, has so informed the Commercial Club of this city. Two other cities bid for the fac tory, but the natural advantages of Willmar together with the induce ments of a free site offered by the Commercial Club brought the com pany to its decision. The Commercial Club has under consideration three or four sites for the factory. The matter will be discussed at jjthe meeting of the Club next Tuesday evening, and it is possible that a site will be de cided upon at that meeting. The Zenith Fuel Saver company has been operating a small plant for a couple of years. They did well from the start, and have been unable to take care of all the orders they have received. For that rea son they decided to put up a mod ern plant in some favorable loca tion as soon as possible, and this Ihey are now going to do. The company has made arrangements with a stock brokerage in Montreal, Canada, for the sale of $150,000 worth of additional stock. The plan is to build an adequate plant here, and then enlarge it as busi ness shall warrant. The company has about twenty-five stockholders here, who control about $5,000 worth of stock. Willmar Gains Citizen. Willmar will soon gain another valuable citizen in the person of John Larson, one of the progressive farmers of Mamre township, who has rented his farm and will move to Willmar to live. He will have a sale of his farm effects in Febru ary, of which due notice will be jgivenJn^the^ Tribune. He makes tbis'move primarily fcTgive "his children better advantages to get an education. The annual meeting of the Will mar Mission District of the Swe dish Lutheran church convened yes terday at Svea and will be in ses sion until this evening. Six pas tors and about twenty lay delegates are in attendance. Arthur Carlson has been home from Mankato the past week. He will soon go to Minneapolis where he will be employed as drug clerk. Miss Rena Berg was Spicer over Sunday. home from Christmas Stamp Sales. According to a report received by Health Officer Rains some over 600,000 Red Cross Christmas stamps were sold in the State last year, four times more than the amount sold the year before. Of the total cash receipts the American Red Cross received $1,200 and the State Association for the Prevention and Relief of Tuberculosis, $2,640. The balance was retained for local use. There were 77 centers of distri bution, and about 50 sub-depots, but of this number only 7 sold all the stamps ordered. The places which gained this distinction are Warren, Sauk Rapids, WILLMAR, Windom, Madison, Henderson, and Waterville. Redwood Falls sold, 8,600 stamps, the highest number in proportion to its population, which is about 1,800, and Benson disposed of about 4 stamps to each inhabit ant. Two Farms Sold. A. P. Adams and S. L. Benton made two sales of farms during the past week for W. J. Pinney. One two-hundred acre farm was sold to Albert Lundquist of Kandiyohi and the other to G. Adamson who lives one mile northwest of the city. These farms are well improved and are located close to the little inland town of Svea in Sec. 24, town of Whitefield. It will be remembere.d that both Mr. Lundquist and Mr. Adamson moved here from Illinois a few years ago and they are both so well pleased with Kandiyohi county that they decided to become residents and farm owners here. C. E. Hornbeck Injures Knee. In stepping from a switch engine Thursday morning while on his way home from work. Chief Train De spatcher Hornbeck slipped on a piece of ice and fell, badly cutting his left knee cap. He was unable to walk and had to be taken to his home in a hack. But Mr. Horn beck is a very busy man and in spite of the fact that he should have rested for at least a week, he went back to work Sunday night, Plans for State Hospital. The contract for the plans for the State Inebriate hospital has been awarded to Clarence H. Johnson, architect, St. Paul, and he is now HuBy* preparing the drafts. Ihe plans call for an expenditure of $150,000. GILBERT 0.SANDCO. The One Price Clothiers Will Be At a special meeting of the Hauge's Synod church at Long Lake held last Saturday, Jan. 22, several families, including twenty-nine members in all, were admitted to membership. M. Welch, chief train dispatcher at Minot, N. D., was a guest at the C. E. Hornbeck home fiom Satur day till yesterday. Mr. and Mrs. Martin Peterson were the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Anton Peterson at Pennock over Sunday. CLOSED Thursday and Friday, Jan. 27 and 28th, to arrange stock for their Annua Inventor Sale! Beginnin Saturday, January 29th. Look for Posters—Wait for Bargains A girl was born to Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Lundstedt Sunday evening. John Feig junior entertained a number of his eight grade friends last Saturday evening. Miss Nellie Rasmuson entertained a number of young people at a party Saturday evening. The Hooligans were entertained by Misses Mabel and Lillian San derson Monday evening. Miss Helen Stewart entertained a number of little girl friends at a party Saturday afternoon. William Gratz junior was the host at a party given last Friday evening for a number of his boy friends. The Sunshine Birthday Club will meet with Mrs. Sam'l Taylor on Friday afternoon, Jan. 28, at 2:30. Mrs. William Peterson will serve coffee in the Swedish M. E. church on Thursday, Feb. 3rd. Everybody welcome. Mrs. Geo. W. Tyler was hostess at a delightful afternoon party last Wednesday, about forty ladies be ing invited. C. C. Clayton, who for some time has been working here as grain in spector, has gone to Melrose to do similar work. Mesdames William Kent, E. C. Harrison and Walter Fray attended a Rebekah initiation at Morris Sat urday evening. Mrs. W. M. Chase entertained the Ladies' Missionary Society of the Presbyterian church Tuesday afternoon of last week. Mrs. Samuel Porter and Mrs. H. G. Meyer will entertain a number lady friends tomorrow, Thursday, afternoon at the Porter residence. Ed. Evenson and J. August Lind quist of Arctander were in Willmar Friday on their way to Cottonwood where they went to buy some choice stock for their farms. T. C. Leslie, who recently sold his farm near Pennock, will dispose of his farm animals, machinery and effects at an auction sale on the farm next Saturday. See the no tice elsewhere. Joe Larson returned home Mon day morning from Tintah where he has been painting for Alfred JBer gerson, who had the contract for painting the school house just fin ished up there. You are most cordially invited to the church parlors of the Swedish Mission church Friday afternoon of this week. From 3:30 and on Mrs. Theo. J. Paulson will serve refresh ments in the interests of the Ladies Aid society. Come, and welcome. The Swedish Literary Society will hold a social session at the Carlson hall tomorrow, Thursday, evening. Among other good things on the program will be readings by A. F. Nordin and V. E. Lawson. Refresh ments will be served by wives of members of the society.