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VOLUME 17. 8 PAGES ii ii in ii ii ii ii ii ii ii ii ii ii ii ii ii ii ii Personal Mention. a Miss Hannah Norin is at home from Minneapolis. Mr. and Mrs. P. Person were at Colfax over Sunday. M. D. Manning came home from St. Paul Saturday evening. Miss Katheryn Mossberg was here from Benson over Sunday. J. H. Wiggins made a business trip to St. Paul on Monday. Miss Jessie Spicer has been home from Medayto since Friday. N. Tallman made a business trip to the cities on Thursday. Mrs. L. W. Porter has been visit ing in the cities for several days. Mrs. Samuel Porter returned from Crescent Beach on Saturday". Mrs. A. 0. Bryant went to the cities Thursday for a short stay. Mrs. Minnie Larson was a week end guest of Minneapolis friends. Miss Millie Lang is at home from St. Cloud tor the summer vacation. Miss Hazel Benson was the guest of Litchfield friends over Decoration Day. Harold B. Handy will return from his trip to Brooten later in the week. Mrs. Bertha K. Lawrence and son James spent Decoration Day in Litchfield. Rev. D. B. Spencer spent Thurs day at Paynesville and Stony Point, Lake Koronis. Mrs. H. P. Staples is entertain ing her sister. Miss Flo Terry of Howard Lake. Misses Anna Eckdahl and Agnes Parson go to Minneapolis Thursday for the week end. Miss Mabel Lundin came from Punnock on Saturday to spend a few days in Willmar. Mrs. Theodore Paulson had for her guest on Sunday Mrs. Lindquist of New London. Miss Mata O'Neill will go to her home at Centuria, Wis., on Friday for a week's stay. Misses Florence and Gertrude Porter were guests of Atwater rel atives over Sunday. H. G. Meyer was home from Still water from Saturday evening until Wednesday morning. Mrs. E. L. Udell left for Mankato on Tuesday. Mr. Udell will join her later in the week. Miss Hannah Norine after a pleasant visit in Willmar returned to Minneapolis on Monday. Mrs. Wm. Benson has had for her guest the past few davs her sister. Miss Linda Lyon of Union Grove. Miss Betsev Boe has returned from Minneapolis and will spend the summer at her home at Norway Lake. ', .Mrs. Charles Monson was in Willmar Saturday, enroute from Minneapolis to her home at New London. C. E. Hornbeck is expected from Superior today. On his return, later in the week, he will be accompanied by his family. Miss Phoebe Bengtson. who had spent the previous two weeks in Willmar, returned to her home at Svea on Friday. Mr. and Mrs. D. Townsend and baby daughter are at home from a two weeks' trip to Cedar Falls and Waterloo, Iowa. Misses Alice Roberts and Katherine Kendall of St. Paul visited at the Roberts home from Saturday until Wednesday morning. Mrs. G. A. Foster and daughter Marguerite will go to Monticello, as soon as school closes, for a few weeks' visit with relatives. Henry Osmundson arrived from Norfolk, Virginia, on Thursday. He is the guest of Willmar relatives and later will spend a few davs at New London. Henry Ames, accompanied by his daughters, Mrs. Bessie Slippern, Laura Ames and Mrs. Gordon Ames, came up from Litchfield and spent Thursday here. Mr. and Mrs. Miles Williams are expected from Gerretson, S. Dak., today. They will join Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Larson for a week's outing at Green Lake. Miss Hilma Englund returned from St. Peter Friday evening. She was accompanied by Miss Alice Englund who came from Mankato to enjoy a few weeks' vacation at her home. Misses Edith and Celia Frost •went to Litchfield on Thursday, where they were entertained at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Victor Lof strom for a few days. Miss Celia returned to Willmar on Monday and Miss Edith will spend a couple of weeks in St. Paul and Duluth. A MILLION AND A HALF DOLLARS Of Risk Carried by the Dovre and Manure Company Last Year With Only $800 Loss. The Dovre and Mamre Farmers' Insurance Company held their an nual meeting in Willmar last Satur day. There were about fifty mem bers present and the meeting was a harmonious and enthusiastic one. The former hoard of directors was reelected. The past year has been a very prosperous one for this com pany. They have been furnishing insurance at nominal cost to the farmers north of Willmar for thir ty years, and only last year had their corporate existence extended for another thirty year period. Last vear the comoany branched out, taking in considerable terri tory and the prospects are good for a steady increase of business. The annual report shows that there was $1,554,503 insurance in force at the end of the year in Kan diyhohi County, $30,845 in Cheppe wa County, and $4,929 in Swift County, making a total of $1,590 ,277 carried on 1017 policies. The total cash received durng the year was $1955.19, disbursements during the year amounted to $1320.60, which includes $826.00 paid in los ses. Total cash balance on hand at the end of the year is $3341.66. After the adjournment of the an nual meeting, the board of direct ors met and elected the following officers: J. P. Larson, president aimer Larson. Vice president K. T. Rykken, secretary John Swen son, treasurer C. C. Hanson and Ole O. Bergstrom, auditor. J. O. Kloster is also one of the board of rectors. SEMINARY MUSICALE HIGHLY SUCCESSFUL The musical at the Seminary hall Monday evening was attended by a large and highly appreciative audi ence. The young ladies, Misses Osmund son. Walberg and Hoglund, who made their musical debut that even ing, played charmingly, not as amateurs but as professionals and showed themselves masters of their art. The future is bright with promise for them 3hould they de cide to devote the coming years to this study. Miss Sherman sang with much expression and with a charming grace of manner. She has a beau tiful voice and delighted all who heard her. Miss Ackerlund's vio lin numbers were excellent and were highly enjoyed. Miss Reed was the accompanist for the even ing and handled the difficult ac companiments with ease. She is an accomplished musician and oc cupies a high place in the musical circles of the state. Supt. G. A. Fos ter made a few remarks before the close of the program speaking in the highest terms of the Ethel Reed School of Music and congratulating Willmar on having such a beneficial institution in their midst. Frlflhtened By Auto. Syver Iverson and wife of West Lake suffered a severe accident last Saturday, Mrs. Iverson especially sustaining very painful iniuries. Thev were setting out for Willmar and had come as far as Kambe stad's, when an automobile, run by a veterinary surgeon of Kerkhoven, brushed by them very closely, the horses were frightetend. and jumped up on a bank overturning the bug gy. Mrs. Iverson fell forward on the ground and had both hands bro ken at the wrists and was bruised about the head. Mr. Iverson was also injured in the head, and wrenched his back, but not worse than he was able to come to Will mar Monday. A doctor was sum moned who attended Mrs. Iverson and set the broken bones. She was an invalid, having recently had a serious illness treated for at the Willmar Hospital, and now being totally disabled from helping her self is in a very sad condition in deed. The many friends of these good people will be sorry to hear of these added troubles, and will wish the lady a speedy recovery. The High School commencement program will be given at the Park Assembly Auditorium this evening. PROGRAM. Music—High School Chorus Invocation—Rev. J. L. Parmeter Address. "An Efficient Education" —Dr. J. F. Young of the State University Presentation of Diplomas—Supt. G. A. Foster Music—High School Chorus. The attention of all interested in the High School Commencement is called to the fact that the program will be given at the Park Assembly Auditorium instead of the Opera House as at first intended and as stated in the invitations. $ «G O I A REV. J. O. LUNDBERG. Rev. J. O. Lundberg, beloved pastor of the Svea church for twen ty years, was stricken with apo plexy in the church of his new charge at Beckville, Meeker county, last Thursday morning, and after lying unconscious for more than three days passed away at one o'clock, Monday morning, May 29. Confirmation services had just be gun, on the morning mentioned. Ascension Day, the opening hymn had been sung, the pastor stepped into the chancel to begin the exer cises when he was stricken. He was carried into the parsonage, but did not lose consciousness at once. He was privileged to speak with some of his dear ones before he lapsed into the sleep from which there is no awakening. The best medical aid obtainable was sum moned but could do nothing. The sad news was received with sorrow in this county, where his activities as pastor and citizen for a score of years are greatly appreciated. J. O. Lundberg was born at Ljus dahl, Halsingland, Sweden, Nov. 6, 1851, was ordained as Swedish Lu theran pastor at Red Wing in 1883, and became pastor at Svea in 1888. Besides Svea, he also served the Christine church for a sucession of years. In a later issue The Trib une expects to publish a more com plete biographical and character sketch. He leaves to mourn his sudden death his wife and ten chil dren: The latter are Mrs. Ellen Westerberg of this city, Mrs. Anna Blomquist of Fahlun, Oscar Lund berg of Stockholm. Minn., and Carl. Vernon, Herbert, Laura. Amy and Albertina. Another daughter, Mrs. Hulda Hegstrom, died five years ago. The surviving family has the deepest sympathy of the community in their irreparable loss. The funeral will occur at Svea tomorrow (Thursday) at one o'clock. All the pastors of the Willmar dis trict are expected to be present. Rev. C. J. Collin, former pastor of the district, will preach the funeral sermon and Rev. Peterson of Will mar will make the personal refer ences. All the pastors present will participate in the exercises. Ser vices are held at Beckville today, and the remains will be taken over land to Svea. There will be a large attendance of people at Svea tomor row to show their respect for the memory of the departed churchman. The confirmation class so tragic ally bereft of their pastor was con firmed last Sunday by Rev. Linner of Litchfield. ANDREW L. NELSON. Andrew L. Nelson, of this city, died at his home at 1019, Olof Ave., last Saturday, May 27th, and his sudden and unexpected demise has caused^sorrow to loving wife and children, many relatives, and a large circle of friends in Willmar and Kandiyohi county. His death was caused by erysipelas. He was taken sick while on a trip to the northern part of the county where he stayed three days with his broth er-in-law and sister Mr. and Mrs. Mikkel Olson, returning home in a very weak condition. Everything possible in the way of medical aid was given him but to no avail and he died a week after his return home. The deceased was born in Red wing. Minnesota, on the 11th day of November, 1862, his parents were among the earliest settlers of Crow River community, thi scounty, having gone to Redwing after the Indian outbreak in August of that year. In 1869 they returned and here the boy grew to manhood, his father, Levor Nelson, dying when Andrew was 16 years of age. He has been a resident of Willmar for 32 years having conducted an extensive music business here. Jan. 13.1890, he was united in mar riage to Miss Sina Anderson, the wife who now mourns his untimely departure. He leaves five children: Mrs. Joseph Lee of Minneapolis Peter, Arnold. Bertha and Carl at home. He is also survived by two brothers, Nels L. Nelson of Colfax and George L. Nelson, of New Norway. Canada and by four sist ers, Mrs. Mikkel Olson and Miss Carrie Nelson of Colfax, Mrs. Anna Farup of Seattle, and Mrs. Louisa Jensen of Tacoma. Washington. The funeral takes place this af ternoon at the Synod church con ducted by Rev. J. N. Andersen. The pall bearers are Messrs. A. O. Grangaard, L. O. Thorpe, Thrond Alvig. Hans Englestad, Ole Kiland and J. B. Boyd. Mr. Nelson was a man of a kind and sympathetic nature, always ready to lend a helping hand, and lived an honest, upright Christian life. On Friday evening June 2, the commencement exercises of the Willmar Seminary will be held at the Seminary hall. The Com mencement address will be delivered by Rev. T. A. Hoff of Wheaton. The senior class numbers 19. June 14th is flag Day. Mrs. H. E. Frost and son Russell spent Friday at Minneapolis. Mr. and Mrs. S. B. Qvale will go to the cities Friday for a short stay. Miss Yersda Hanson of Minnea polis is a guest of Miss Lillie Noreen. A. Erickson of Minneapolis was a guest of Miss Marie Miller on Sunday. The Silent Club will be the guests of Mrs. George H. Otterness this afternoon. Miss Harriet Lorentzen is at home from St. Cloud for the sum mer vacation. Mrs. Lena Palmer and son Ken neth spent the week end with Mrs. Nellie Noreen. Miss Mamie Hiebert of Minnea polis was a Sunday guest of Mrs. H. L. Sampson. Mrs. J. F. Corbin and Mrs. Glad went to Benson Wednesday to visit the former's mother. Misses Mary and Martha Green of New London spent Wednesday afternoon in Willmar. Miss Dora Lawson of New Lon don was the guest of Willmar rela tives Thursday and Friday. Mr. and Mrs. George Winney and little Miss Muriel Winney went to Crookston for Decoration Day. Gunder Osmundson and daugh ters, Misses Edna and May, re turned to New London Monday. Mrs. G. W. Swenson and child ren arrived from Raymond Wed nesday to visit relatives in this city. Mrs. Ellis of the Children's Home at St. Anthony Park was in Will mar Thursday, a guest of Mrs. M. T. Sandbo. Adolph Kiland, who has been em ployed at Litchfield, leaves tonight for Tolna. N. D., to take a position in a bank. Mrs. M. Maynard, who had been a guest of Willmar relatives for several days, has returned to her home in Atwater. REV. J. 0. LUNDBERG Disd at Bsekville, Msaker County, Monday, May 29, 1911. Personal and Otherwise Gena and Amy Berg are at home from an extended stay in Minneapolis where they have been doing special work in music. Mrs. Higgins has for her guests this week Mr. and Mrs. Harrison and son, whose home is in Iowa and who are enroute to Montana. Commencement at the Winona Normal school will be June 2nd. President George E. Vincent of the State University will give the address. Eight of the High Schcol stud ents enjoyed a picnic supper in Bonde's woods on Sunday. Miss Winnie Rogers was the guest of honor. The Willmar friends of Mr. and Mrs. T. H. Hagen will congratulate them on the arrival of a little daughter at their home in Duluth on Tuesday. Mrs. George H. Otterness gave a delightful one o'clock luncheon on Monday in honor of Mrs. H. J. Creswell and Mrs. A. E. Duncan of Minneapolis. The Old Settlers of Renville County will hold a reunion at Bird Island, June 1, 2 and 3. Arrange ments for an all around good time are being made. Miss Alene Sherwood goes to Northfield on Sunday for a class re union and later will go to Blue Earth to attend a house party at the home of a class mate. Arthur Ives was home from Wat" ertown, S. D., over Sunday. Mrs. Nels Norman went to Kan diyohi on Thursday for a short stay. Mrs. C. W. Odell was the guest of relatives at Rutland, N. D., last week. Miss Rebecca Olson spent Friday and Saturday at her home at Green Lake. Mrs. H. Craswell has been home since Monday from a short stay at Sioux City. Mrs. J. D. Parnell, accompanied Miss Effie McLaird to Minneapolis this morning. The Commencement exercises will begin promptly at eight o'clock at the auditorium this evening. Mrs. Oscar Orred, Misses Clara Orred and Minta Campbell were here from Spicer on Thursday. Mrs. J. D. Parnell had for her guest on Monday Miss Effie Mc Laird of Rochester, Minnesota. Mr. and Mrs. Albert Larson of Minneapolis are visiting Mrs. Albert Larson on 11th St. South. After a short vacation at her home in Willmar Miss Jeanette Ives returned to St. Paul this morning. W. T. Markhus was here from Minneapolis for a Sunday visit with his mother Mrs. I. Markhus. Mrs. Victor Nelson and Miss Hilda Holmberg are visiting friends in St. Paul and Minneapolis. Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Nelson are expected from Fargo on Monday for a two weeks' outing at Crescent Beach. Miss Marguerite Stockwell goes to Superior next week for a two weeks' stay with Miss Ruth Stew art. Mrs. Richard Butler is enjoying a visit with her father and mother. Mr. and Mrs. Silas Waite of Nash ua, Iowa. The little adopted son of Mrs. M. T. Sandbo wss christened Clarence Elton Sandbo at the Synod church on Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Whittaker motored up from Litchfield and spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Harry Whittaker. Judge T. 0. Gilbert was one of the sneakers at the Augsburg Seminary Commencement exercises in Minne apolis on Friday. Supt. and Mrs. J. A. McKinnon will occupy the N. P. Larsen resi dence on East Litchfield Ave. about the 10th of June. Miss Florence Peterson was host ess at a charming 7 o'clock dinner Wednesday evening at which Miss Mabel Rogers was the honor guest. Covers were placed for ten. Walter Englund is at home from St. Peter and Alvin Englund from Minneapolis where he attended Minnesota College the past year. Mrs. I. Markhus will leave Will mar soon to make her home in Min neapolis. Her departure will be regretted by a large circle of friends. Walter Minton will accompany Ralph Hornbeck to Superior the last of the week. Both young men have positions at Superior for the summer. Mrs. Russell Soicer, Mary Mar garet and Betty Spicer will go to Red Wing tomorrow morning where they will be entertained by Mrs. Edwin Foote for a week or ten days. WILLMAR, MINNESOTA, WEDNESDAY, MAY 31, 1911 PRICE 5 CENTS NUMBER 16. *?For the exercises at the Seminary hall 10 cents admission will be charged. Mrs. W. J. Smart has come from Chisholm, Minn., to visit her daughter, Mrs. F. A. Rogers, and be present at the Commencement exercises. Dr. and Mrs. E. S. Frost and Dr. and Mrs. H. E. Frost motored to Litchfield and were dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Victor Lofstrom on Sunday. Miss Lillian Larson, daughter of J. P. Larson of this city, was mar ried to Mr. E. C. Randall of St. Paul early in May. They will make their home in St. Paul. Mayor Wellin has appointed Elias Rachie and J. O. Estrem members of the Library board to serve three years, and reappointed Rev. G. Pe terson, who has been president of the board the past year. Week-end guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. John Williams were Mrs. A. E. Duncan, Harold and Helen Margaret Duncan and Mrs. H. J. Creswell, all of Minneapolis. Mrs. Willie Johnson and Mrs. Andrew Hanson went to Kandiyohi to spend a few days with friends. They attended the confirmiation services at Tripolis church on Thursday. The wee ones in the kindergarten department of the Presbyterian Sunday school will be entertained by the workers in that department Thursday on the lawn at the Jenness home. Mr. and Mrs. O. A. Sandven went to Minneapolis on Saturday. Mr. Sandven returned to Will mar Monday evening and Mrs. Sandven remained for the week in the city. The Ladies of the Solomon Lake congregation will serve dinner at Swalin's place next Friday after noon. June 2, from 11-30 a. m. to 1:30 p. m. In the afternoon a pro gram will be given by the children of the religious school now conduct ed by Miss Jonetta Thorpe. Miss Mary Victoria Anderson and Carl J. Stanghelle were married at the Synod parsonage by Rev. An derson last Saturday at one o'clock. Mr. and Mrs.JAgathon Dokken were the witnesses. The newlj wedded couple will go to housekeeping on a farm in the town of Mamre. A number of the friends of Mrs. F. A. Rogers gave her a happy sur prise at her home Tuesday evening. There were games and tempting re freshments and Mrs. Rogers was presented some beautiful table linen by her friends as a going away gift and as a souvenir of many pleasant friendships. The congregation of the Swedish Mission church and a few invited friends held a farewell reception for Rev. and Mrs. Theodore Paul son last evening in the church par lors. A purse of money was pre sented them, accompanied with many expressions of regret at their departure and kindest wishes for their future happiness. A marriage of interest to many in Willmar is that of Wednesday evening, June 14th, when Miss Edith Todd, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Todd of Minneapolis and Thomas Morris Rees will be married at Holy Trinity Episcopal church. A reception attended only by inti mate friends and relatives will be held at the Todd home. Prof. H. S. Hilleboe was called to Buxton, N. D., Thursday by a telegram announcing the critical illness of a younger brother, a mer chant of that place. He reached his bed side several hours before his death, attended the funeral Sun day and got home yesterday. Ap pendicitis and an operation which was too late.—Benson Times. In compliment to several of their school friends, who are to leave Willmar soon, Misses Helen and Es ther Tallman entertained delight fully at Carlson Hall Monday even ing. The guests numbered about seventyfive and dancing and cards were the entertaining features. Dainty refreshments were served and the chaperons were Mesdames Tallman, Hornbeck and Pinney and Miss Mata O'Neill. E. W. Boyd, manager of the Sta cy Mercantile Company of Vallev City, N. Dak., wrote the Tribune an interesting letter the other day. Elmer seems to be doing well in this position. The Stacy Mercan tile Company are jobbers and whole sale dealers of fruits, with houses in 9 northwestern cities. Elmer's many friends in Willmar are glad to hear of his success. The death of Gustav Gunderson occurred at his home in Dovre on Friday, May 26ch, at the age of 71 years. Deceased was born in Norway, January 5th, 1840, and had lived in this country for sometime. He is survived by his wife. The funeral was held at the home at 1 o'clock and at the Long Lake church at three o'clock Rev. I. A. Johanson of Spicer officiating. SIXTEEN INNING BASE BALLGAME High-School Team Soil Keeps Brilliant Record of Eleven Straight Victories, Yesterday afternoon, in the best game ever seen in Willmar the high School base ball team closed their season by defeating the Town team by a score of 4 to 3 in 16 innings. From the first it was seen that the game would be close as both pitch ers were in great form and the sup port was fair. The town team was the first to score, getting one run in the second on successive doubles by "Buck" Johnson and Downs. Then both pitchers went along until the sixth when the town team got a couple more bases on balls, a stolen base, a hit by M. Johnson and Ro well's long single to right center. The High School scored three in the seventh on a couple of hits mixed in between some errros and stolen bases. From then until the 13th there was nothnig doing for either team, altho the High School had men on bases in every inning ex cept the 9th. In the 13th "Dutch" Ives got to third with no one out and the next two men fanned and with two strikes on the next man he tried to steal home but the bat ter struck at the ball and was out before Ives scored. In the 16th in ning with one out Carlson walked and went second on a passed ball, stole third and scored on a sacrifice to left field by Williams. The town team is newly organized and expect to have suits in the near future. CONTRACTSTATEHOS PITAL NOT AWARDED The contract for the State Hos pital to be erected at Willmar has not been let at this writing. Bids were opened on Monday. John Lorentson of Fergus Falls bid some 214,000 odd dollars and appeared on the face of the bids to be the low est bidder. This however was not so certain after the figures had been considered more closely, and at this writing, Wednesday afternoon, the matter has not been fully de termined. The Board of Control will have a session with the archi tect tomorrow and come to a deci sion. Olson-Fladeboe. The home of Mrs. Erick Olson at Eagle Lake was the scene of a pretty wedding Wednesday evening when she gave her daughter Alma in marriage to John Fladeboe. Rev. O. E. Larson of the Eagle Lake church performed the ceremony which was witnessed by a group of relatives of the bride and groom. The rooms were effectively decor ated for the occasion with spring flowers and an elegant supper was served after an informal reception. The bride was beautifully dressed in white and carried bride's roses. Miss Clara Olson was maid of honor. Her gown was of dainty white and white carnations were her flowers. Arthur Kleven was best man. Mr. and Mrs. Fladeboe will re side in Willmar where Mr. Flade boe is a prosperous young business man. Heartiest congratulations are extended the happy couple. Monday Afternoon Club. The annual outing of the Monday Afternoon Club was enjoyed on the Rectory grounds Monday. A tempting luncheon was served in the parish house and garden flowers decorated the table. After pleas ant reminiscencing "over the tea cups" an entertaining letter from Mrs. C. A. Birch of Spokane, a former member of the club, was read and many kind wishes were spoken for Mrs. Birch in her new home. The one thing that marred the pleasure of the occasion was the absence of the president, Mrs. Rice, who has been prevented by illness from attending the club for sometime. After the adjournment for the summer a beautiful bunch of carnations was sent Mrs. Rice accompanied by numberless wishes for her speedy return to health. Mesdames S. A. Qnale and W. J. Pinney and Mrs. Agnes "Kingston and Clara Dunn, were guests of the Club, The last booking for the 1911 Park Assembly was by no means the least. The Luther College Con cert Band, of Decorah, Iowa, under the direction of Prof. Carlo O. Sperati, will appear in grand con cert on June 30. The pamphlet program is now in the hands of the printers and will be ready for dis tribution in about a week. It will contain 44 pages of interesting mat ter, and will be mailed broad-cast. J. A. Rowat was appointed by the council at their meeting Monday evening engineer in charge of the sewer construction. LOCAL BREVmES Henry Stene of Atwater looked after business matters here on Mon day. Misses Hazel Elmquist and Esther Anderson arrived from St. Cloud on Friday. Mrs. Theodore Paulson and little son Roland will leave for Pax ton, 111., on Thursday. Miss Hattie Carlson will go to Cayuga, N. D., on Monday to at tend the wedding of a cousin. Mrs. C. M. Halvorson and family of Harrison left on Wednesday for their new home in California. The General Assembly of the Presbyterian church will be held at Louisville, Kentucky in 1912. Mrs. H. C. Hanson attended the concert of the Danish Singers at Minneapolis Thursday evening. Mrs. W. Williams of St. Paul was in Willmar on Thursday attending to business matters at the Court house. Gov. Rice was in Minneapolis on Friday attending a meeting of the Board of Regents of the State University. B. Chesley of Willmar, manager Singer Sewing Machine Co., visit ed with his sister Mrs. P. C. Schol berg Tuesday—Carrell Journal. LudvigS. Dale was here from St. Paul on Friday. He devoted the most of the day to the Boy Scouts and made one good time for them. The Hooligans were the guests of Miss Esther Rodlun Monday eve ning and, as the custom with this jolly bunch.had a dandy good time. The girls of the Normal depart ment spent Monday afternoon at Homewood Park. At the close of a delightful afternoon a gipsy camp supper was enjoyed. Miss Anna Edlund came from Dassel Saturday to be present at the farewell service of Rev. Theo dore Paulson at the Swedish Mis sion church on Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Jonas Lundquist of Brandon, spent Sunday with Willmar relatives and on Mondav went to Litchfield, where Mr. Lund quisth as a position with Settergren Bros. Mrs. N. P. Larsen, Viggo and Ellen Larsen will leave for their new home in Minneapolis soon. Be fore going to the city they will spend a few weeks at Green Lake Beach. Editor W. E. Lawson of the Swift County Monitor sailed on Saturday for England. He will also spend some time in Germany and Scot land and will be away about three months. Miss Ada Jorris came home from St. Cloud on Friday and remained until Tuesday when she returned to assist in the musical part of the Commencement program at the Normal school. Mrs. S. B. Qvale was hostess to the Birthday Club at her home on Wednesday. Tulips decked the table on which a tempting luncheon was served. A beautiful cut glass vase was the birthday gift. E. Bjornberg of the Palace Grocery Company came home last week from Marshall, where he had been con ducting a branch grocery store. They have closed the store at Mar shall and shipped part of the stock back to Willmar. James, the little son of Mr. and Mrs. Hobbins, drank a lot of gas oline, which he found in a can on a neighbor's porch, one day last week. The little fellow was in a dangerous condition for a day or two but is recovering nicely now. The Silent Club were delightful ly entertained by Mrs. Henry Rost on Wednesday afternoon. Elabor ate refreshments were served and Mrs. Rost presented each of her guests with a pretty souvenir of her recent California trip. The Little Helpers of the Baptist church meet Friday evening, of this week at 8 o'clock. A program will be rendered after which re freshments will be served by Mes dames G. A. Erickson and P. E. Parson. Everybody welcome. Mr. and Mrs. Charles W. Moore and daughter and Messrs. W. J. McFetridge and W. C. Hoppin were a party of St. Paul people who motored to Willmar on Satur day. They were accompanied on their return Sunday by Miss Muriel Tappan who will spend the summer in St. Paul. Mrs. Henry Johnson was hostess and her brother, Henry Osmundson of Norfolk, Virginia, the honor guest at a large gathering of rela tives and friends at the Johnson home on Sunday. An elaborate dinner was served and the guests numbered forty. It was the birth day anniversary of the guest of .honor.