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4 -it I ft «f r——————••• J' Personal Mention. Mrs. James Sanderson spent last Thursday in Kandiyohi. Miss Tillie Johnson is visiting rela tives at Beardsley, Minn. Miss Hannah Norin left Thursday for Colfax for a week's visit. Miss Ethel Swanson of Minneapo lis is a guest of Mrs. E. M. Sander son. Miss Anna Nickelson is visiting relative*, and friends at Posston, Minn. Miss Hazel Lien left last Saturday for a visit with relatives at Duluth and Superior. Messrs. William and Oscar Gus tafson of Kandiyohi were Willmar visitors Monday. Master Latimer Parson spent Sunday at the home of Christ Par son at Kandiyohi. Mrs. E. Englund and children of Minneapolis are visiting at the home of William Englund. Miss Ruth Beck returned home Monday from a week's visit with the Morse family at Pennock. Miss Jennie M. Johnson returned home Saturday from a visit at the L. Nyquiist home in Kerkhoven. Miss Inga Svedberg returned to her home at Pennock today, after a beveral months.' stay in Willmar. Miss Claire Connolly of Sioux Falls, arrived Friday for an extended visit at the home of Peter Berg. Mrs. J. W. Frye left Friday for a visit at the home of her sister, Mrs. Joseph Nelson, at Superior, Wis. Miss Esther V. Olson of Webster City, Iowa, arrived last evening and is a guest of Miss Feme Magnuson. Mrs. Herman Lundberg of Ash land, Wis., is a guest at the home of P. 0. Mattson south of Willmar. Miss Anna Johnson and Arthur Johnson of Atwater were guests at (the James Sanderson home Monday. Miss Jennie Hallberg of Minne apolis was a guest of Miss Abbie Ed gien from Friday unti 1 Tuesday noon. Mrs. H. B. Lidstone arrived Friday from Fargo, N. D., for a visit with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. J. Ramsett. Mrs. Mary Downs an* daughter, Mrs. Lucy Kelly and children went to Green Lake Thursday for a few days' visit. Theo. Olson returned to his home at living after an over Sunday visit at the home of his aunt, Mrs. An drew Sather. Mrs. George Stewart and two daughters of West Superior arrived last Thursday night for a visit with Willmar fnends. Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Tyler left last Jweek for Crescent Beach to spend the remainder of the summer at their summer cottage. Mrs. W. A. Smith and two child ren left for their home at Oslo, Minn. Saturday, after a visit at the home of Mrs. Lena Faleide. Mrs. J. E. Fisk returned home Saturday night from a visit since Thursday with her daughter, Mrs. Rehse, in Minneapolis. William Highstrom of Colfax pass ed thru Willmar Monday on his way to Centerville, Miss., where his fath er N. G. Highstrom is located. William Kuffman of Mankato is in the city this week, in interest of his fetore business here—the New York 5 and 10 cent department store. Miss Emma Osthng, who has been visiting relatives and friends in Will mar and Spicer for several months, departed yesterday for Chicago, 111. Misses* Ida and Emma Johnson and brother Charles were guests at a dinner party, at the Elmer Johnson home at Kandiyohi a week ago Tues day. Mrs. Erick Hedbom and baby re turned to their home at Minneapolis Saturday, after a three weeks' vis it at the home of his sister, Mrs. Paul Peterson. Mrs. Gust Nelson and two child ren returned to her home at Minne apolis Saturday, after a few days' visit at the home of Mr. and Mrs. T. O. Gilbert. A. M. Moore of the state of Illin ois was in this city last week looking over land propositions of the Ander son Land Co. He left on Saturday for Moorhead. Mrs. F. A. Baker and two sons re turned home Saturday, after a three weelcs' visit at her childhood home at Stockholm, S. D., and also rela tives at South Shore. Miss Edith Pierce of Fort Dodge, £a., who is visiting relatives in this vicinity, returned from a visit at At twater Monday noon, and is now a guest of her cousins, the Misses Sanderson, tajs week. WILL TEACH SCANDINAVIAN School Meeting So Decides—Big Vote Out—Publicity is Ordered. The annual school meeting drew a large crowd of Willmar citizens to Ihe assembly room of the high school last Saturday evening. The meeting was called to order by president Rus sell Spicer and the annual financial statements of the treasurer and sec retary of the board of education were read, as follows: EXPENDITURES 1911-1912. (From Secretary's Report). Salaries, total $21,819.00 Supt $ 1,800.00 Office Secy 467.50 Clerk of Board 110.00 Janitors 1,460.00 C. L. McNelly 1,375.00 Miss Gleason 675.00 Miss Wheeler 675.00 Manual Training 862.50 Substitutes 81.25 Regclar Teachers 14,312.75 \Repairs $ 757.66 Per. Improvements 2,444.28 Furniture and supplies.... 978.99 Fuel 2,437.00 Light and water 140.33 Express, frgt. and drayage. 110.28 Text books 179.78 Library 114.29 Laboratory 138.10 Miscellaneous (Includes 5 years insurance $941.95 and interests on bonds $360) 1,699.56 Normal Dep't 6.20 Agr- Dept., total $1,076.36 Land $200.00 Horse 150.00 Buggy, cutter and har ness 123.20 Labor 74.34 Tools 92.90 Seeds, fruit trees, plants and windbreaks 90.63 Books and magazines... 48.83 Extension work 110.39 Miscellaneous 186.07 Manual Training Dept., total.$731.11 Lumber $388.28 Tools, paints 273.12 Miscellaneous 69.71 Cooking Dept., total $183.77 Kitchen supplies $ 62.24 Dishes 28.43 Laundry 13.10 Cupboards 80.00 Sewing Dep't. total $ 68.65 Sewing materials $ 33.65 Cupboards 35.00 Total $32,885.36 Outstanding orders July 1911 11.67 Outstanding 1912 $32,897.03 orders1 July 190.07 $32,706.96 REPORT OF TREASURER. Receipts. Balance on hand $ 2,519.64 A. O. Forsberg, lumber... 28.00 State Normal aid 750.00 Special State Aid 1,750.00 Apportionment 3,090.15 One Mill Tax 378.55 Special Taxes 4,995.57 State Loan 3.73 G. A. Foster, sundries... 70.00 Apportionment 2,040.48 One Mill Tax 328.57 Special Taxes 4,417.86 State Loan -9.49 /Industrial school 77.34 Money and Credits 357.15 G. A. Foster, Fire Loss.. 121.90 G. A. Foster, Man. Tr. & Sund 145.32 G. A. Foster, Man. Tr & Sund 66.69 One Mill Tax 560.42 Special Taxes 7,765.70 State Loan 4.01 Money and Credits 4.10 /Industrial school 327.86 Over draft 3,094.43 Total $32,706.96 DISBURSEMENTS. Salaries $21,860.50 General expense 5,509.17 Fuel account 2,435.35 Furniture 253.50 Interests 401.05 Permanent Improvements. 2,247.39 Total $32,706.96 After some questions by Dr. John son and Peter Freeberg as to certain Items of the statement the reports were approved as read. Of the above receipts $7,630.63 is money from the state. In addition there are $3,100 earned by the Agri cultural Department that will be available in October. The first business before the meet ing was the submission of the ques tion of adding Scandinavian to the curriculum of the high school. At torney Elias Raehie moved that it is a sense of the electors of the school district number 47 that the board of education add the Scandinavian lan (Continued on page 8) Jte*rV*&&&&&S9&88& OBITUAR THORA ELKJER. Thursday, July 18th, Miss Last Thora Elkjer, daughter of John P. Elkjer of St. Johns township, passed away at her parental home, after only a week's illness with brain fever. This unexpected death of a most es timable and popular young lady cast a shadow of gloom over all the com munities where she was so well known and esteemed. Anna Eliza Thora Elkjer was born in the St. Johns home on September 2nd, 1891, and hence did not quite attain the age of twenty-one years. She attended the public school and later the Willmar Seminary and St. Cloud Normal. She has taught school in District No. 14 in town ship of Mamre, in Hume, N. D., and closed her last term of school as teacher in District No. 104 in Lake Andrew a short time before she was taken down with the fatal illness. Miss Elkjer was a most faithful and active member of the Lutheran Free Miss Thora Elkjer. church. Since her confirmation she has been very active in the Young People's Societies of both St. Johns and Willmar churches. She is sur vived by her father and steo-mother. Her mother died August 20th, 1897. She also leaves to bitterly mourn her untimely death five brothers and two sisters, who are: Erick Elkjer of Fosston, Minn., Holger Elkjer of Hardwick, Minn. William Elkjer of Kerkhoven Edward Elkjer of Will ma»r Christian Elkjer of Roslyn, S. D. and the Misses Olga and Agnes Elkjer who live at home besides a number of other relatives. The funeral occurred last Sunday afternoon at the St. Johns church. It was the largest funeral that has ever been witnessed in that neigh borhood. There were over 150 con veyances and only a small fraction of the crowd was able to get inside of the church. Rev. M. B. Michael son officiated. At the home he read a portion of Revelations 20th and of fered a heartfelt prayer. At the chureh he read a portion of Revela tions 7th. He made a very impres sive talk. Miss Elkjer was a member of one of the first classes confirmed by Rev. Michaelson at Willmar, and he paid a most beautiful tribute of her life work, which altho brief, will long leave its influence in the circles where she was known. The Will mar church choir was present and rendered a number of beautiful se lections. The pall bearers were Sel mer Berg, Peter Bassebo, Birger Akerson, Richard Lundeen, Henry Rasmusson and Sam Vangsness. Af ter the services the multitude present passed the casket to take a last look at the well known features, and it required a long time before all had passed thru the church. There were many beautiful floral tributes. The interment took place in the church yard nearby. EDITH ELESE QUIST. Edith Elese Quist was born, Aug. 30, 1871, at Chisago Lake, but at an early age removed with her parents to town of Fahlun where she grew to womanhood. She taught school in this county several years and about 10 years ago removed to Thief River Falls, where she has resided since. Seven years ago she contracted pulmonary tuberculosis and after a long illness she passed to her final rest at her parental home in Thief River Falls on Friday morning, July 19th, at the age of 40 years, 10 months and 20 days. The remains were brought to Atwater for inter ment in the family burial lot beside her two brothers and one sister who have gone home before. She leaves behind to mourn her loss her loving father, mother, one sister and four brothers, besides a large circle of friends. PETER LINDQUIST. Peter Lindquist, the first settler of the township of Roseland, died at his home last Sunday morning at one o' clock. The cause of death was can cer of the stomach, from which he has suffered for the past year. He was confined to his bed for the last four weeks. I The funeral will occur tomorrow Mrs. A. G. Erickson of Brooten is a guest at the home of Mrs. Lena Faleide. Albert Odell, who is employed at Paynesville, spent Saturday at his home here. Miss Evelyn Olson returned Sat urday from a several weeks' visit with friends at Stillwater. Mr. and Mrs. James Poffel left last evening for St. Paul, called there by the serious illness of Mr. Poffel's nephew. The Litchfield Independent says the Kandiyohi county jail has been condemned. This is news to the of ficials here. Miss Lottie Nelson of Svea spent a few days the latter part of the week in Willmar, a guest of Miss Emma T. Johnson. Miss Myrtle Connors returned to her home at Stillwater yesterday, af ter a couple of weeks' visit with Miss Olive Crosby. Judge G. E. Qvale has let to Bjor sell & Co., the contract for an ex tensive rebuilding of his residence OL East Litehiiell avenue Mrs. John Feig and little daughter Adeline and Mrs. H. C. Feig and ba by of Connors, N. D., left Friday for a several days' visit with relatives at Atwater. Dr. E. H. Frost autoed to Clara City Thursday on a professional call. He was accompanied by his family, who remained visiting friends there until Friday. Misses Ida and Emma Johnson, Ada Broman, Lottie Nelson, Chas. Johnson and Edward Lundberg au toed to Green Lake Sunday and spent the day. Miss Myrtle Baker returned to her home at South Shore, S. D., Friday, after a month visit at the home of her brother, Frank Baker and sister, Mrs. Geo. Hayerga. Miss Lydia Hilliard returned Sat urday from Buffalo, where she has been visiting her parents. She re sumed her duties at the* St. Paul Bargain Store Monday. Mrs. Henry Sampson and sons, Edward, Lloyd and Vernon, return ed last Monday evening from a two weeks' visit with relatives and friends at Minneapolis. Mrs. H. P. Staples and little daughter Marj one left Friday for Mrs. Staples' parental home at Jord an, Minn., called there by the serious illness of Mrs. Staples' father. Mrs. Rolla Campbell, who has been visiting relatives at Howard Lake, was in Willmar Thursday, a guest of Mrs. H. P. Staples, enroute for her home at Spokane, Wash. •Mrs. A. Berdahl arrived Thursday from Estevan, Canada, and will vis it with her sister, Mrs. Ole Rime, of Sunburg, who is under medical treatment at the Bethesda hospital. Misses Ethel and Alice Smith are enjoying an outing at Green Lake, and had for their guests on Sunday the Misses Marion Hanscom and Amy Jorgenson. Miss Lottie Nelson, who is em ployed at the Svea Co-op. store, is enjoying a week's vacation and will spend it visiting her aunt in Willmar, Mrs. S. Berkness, and Mrs. J. Hoi land of Benson. Miss Elsie Fischer of Boston, Mass., who is visiting here, and Miss Helen Parmeter left last night for Bird Island, where they will remain till after Aug. 15th visiting friends and relatives. Mrs. A. F. Hanscom very nicely entertained several of her lady friends to luncheon at her home at 1104 Litchfield avenue Thursday af A happy event occurred at Editor Berghuis' summer home at Crescent Beach last Monday, when another son and heir arrived in the family of this prosperous Clara City publish er. This is the first visit on record of the stork at this delightful sum mer resort. afternoon. The funeral party will leave the home at one o'clock for the Christine church where services will be held by Rev. Alex Peterson of Christine and Rev. A. J. Ryden of Svea. We were unable to get the partic ulars for an extended obituary Jjhiss week, but expect to give a character sketch in our next issue. LARS NORLANDER. ,uA)mum,*mmm•fsi^m.ymwjm^^ VOLUME 18. 8 PAGES WILLMAR, MINNESOTA, WEDNESDAY, JULY 24, 1912 PRICE 5 CENTS NUMBER 23 Lars Norlander, an old resident of Miss Minnie Dale of Minneapolis is visiting relatives here. Dr. C. E. Gerretson made a pro •fessjtonal call at Clara City yester day.1 Fjank Palm, who is employed at Pipestone, spent Sunday at his home here: Misses Minnie and Ruth Peterson are visiting relatives at Fosston, Minn. Attorney Geo. Tyler and bride of Elk River are guests at the Tyler cottage at Crescent Beach. Mr. and Mrs. Carl Bjorkman are leaving today for a visit with the former's brother at Chicago. Mrs. C. W. Odell returned yester day from a short visit at the home of her sister at Forman, N. D. Mrs. A. Sundberg and Myrtle and Ausjfoi are spending this week at the K. W. Nelson home at Lake Andrew. Mptses Lena and Marie Botnen re turned home Thursday from a week's visit' with .Relatives at Grove City and IktinneajJolis. Vernon and Louis Lawson of New London spent Monday and Tuesday at the home of their uncles, V. E. and E. E. Lawson. Herbert Hengstler, city editor of the Gazette, is enjoying a week's vacation and is the guest of friends at Crescent Beach. Miss Mabelle Fay returned to her home at Minneapolis Saturday, af ter a couple of weeks' visit at the home of Chester Stothard. Little Miss Margaret Walker of Marshall was the guest of her friend Gertrude Tallman last week. She re turned to her home Monday. -Mrs. John Johnson returned to her home at Minneapolis Thursday, af ter a week's visit at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Gust W. Johnson. Emil Nicholson is enjoying his va cation from his duties as clerk at the post office and left today for a few days' visit at New London. Miss" Melvina Holtberg of Duluth arrived yesterday for a visit until the first of September with her par ents, Mr. and Mrs. A. P. Holtberg. Nels Larson living near Willmar at the Albert Sandberg home was in Willmar last week under medical treatment at the Bethesda hospital. E. W. Hanson and family autoed to Solomon Lake Sunday where they attended the concert given at the Severinson home Sunday afternoon. Mrs. H. C. Johnson and children and Mrs. S. Strand and daughter Olive of Fergus Falls, spent last week at the T. O. Gilbert cottage at Eagle Miss Marie Hoglund returned Mon day morning from the cities and re sumed her duties at the Peterson & Berkness store, after a week's va cation. Mrs. A. P. Hultberg and daugh ter, Miss Clara entertained a group of lady friends at luncheon at their home on Becker avenue Friday at ternoon. Miss Anna Johnson returned home the latter part of the week from a visit with Litchfield and Waverly friends. A party of five of the Madison, Minn., young people who have enjoy ed a week's outing at Green Lake, spent Monday in Willmar, guests of J. Pallia and family. Mrs. S. Stiand and daughter, Miss Olive of Fergus Falls, who have been guests of relatives here, departed to day for Red Wing for a visit before returning to their home. ternoon in honor of Mrs. Wakeman morrow noon (Thursday) for the Pa of Minneapolis. Mrs. Chas. Parsley and two child ren, Harold and Gertrude Irene, re turned to their home at Minot, N. D. Wednesday night, after a month's visit with Mrs. Parsley's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lars Halvorson. Sylvester Limperich leaves to- cific coast, where he has accepted a position with the John Kulzer Lum ber Co., near Spokane, Wash. Mr. Ezra E. Simar of Kidder coun ty, N. D., and Miss Nellie Ellen Kramer of New London were united in marriage at the M. E. parsonage by Rev. J. L, Parmeter this morning. The "Boys' Club" of the First M. E. church enjoyed a three days' out ing at Eagle Lake last week. The company of boys were chaperoned by Rev. J. L. Parmeter, Sidney Stone and Harold Walker. They all re turned home Saturday. Willmar, passed away last Friday morning at Fergus Falls, after an ill ness of two months. The funeral oc curred yesterday at 2 p. m., from the home of his daughter, Mrs. H. S. Peterson, in this city, Rev. G. Peter son officiating. The deceased waa born in Sweden, seventy-six years ago. Besides his daughter he is mourned by a brother-in-law and sis ter, Mr. and Mrs. Peter Hegstrom of Svea. Interment was made at Fair view. PRESBYTERIAN. Rev. W. J. Hall of Minneapolis will conduct the services next Sunday, July 28th. Morning 10:30 a. m.: "The Land of the Larger Life." Sunday school 12:00 m. Christian Endeavor 7:00 p. m. Evening 8:00 p. m.: "Love or a Biscuit the Basis of Life." A cordial invitation is extended to all to attend these services. FIRST M. E. Services 10:30 a. m., 8:00 p. m. Sunday school 11:45 a. m. Epworth League 7:00 p. m. Mr. Stromert's S. S. class wel comes all young people. Strangers and visitors in the city, welcome at all services. Subiects for next Sun day morning, "The Great Commis sion." Evening, "The Battle of the Gods." SWEDISH MISSION. Services will be conducted next Thursday evening at 8 o'clock by Rev. Widen from Haroourt, la. Ser vices next Sunday at 10:30 a. m., and at 8 o'clock p. m. Young peo ple's meeting at 6:45 p. in. ^_ SWEDISH LUTH. BETHEL. Services next Sunday morning at 10:30 a. m. Midweek services Thurs day evening. Rev. Peterson will con duct services at Pennock at 3:30 o' clock. SWEDISH M. E. There will be no prayermeeting next Thursday evening. Sunday services as usual both morning and evening. All are welcome. Returns to Willmar. Atty. Charles Johnson, former county attorney of this county, has opened a law office in the Bank of Willmar building, in the rooms lately vacated by the State Agency of the Central Life Assurance Society.¥ He has been practicing at Sandstone, but after the removal of Samuel Porter, Mr. Johnson concluded that there was room for another a* torney here. Mr. Johnson's folk® live in Kandiyohi township, and he natural ly prefers to come back to his old home county. Collision on Streets. Nels H. Nelson, the well known in ventor of this city, met with an ac cident last Thursday. He was rid ing on a bicycle and as he turned a corner on Litchfield Avenue, between 4th and 5th Streets, he was run into by the Vik car, which was run by El liott Vik. Mr. Nelson was taken to his home at 1515 Gorton Avenue and his injuries attended to, which in cluded two fractured ribs. This morning he was able to go to Minne apolis. David Hoglund is enjoying his va cation from his duties at the Berk ness & Peterson store. Copyright. 1912, by American Pfqaf Aaaocl&tlon, ,-f FIREMAN LOSES BOTH LEGS Terrible Accident Near Street Crossing Last Thurs day Afternoon. Grover Krumsick, a fireman, was run over by train number 401 at one o'clock last Thursday afternoon and sustained the loss of both legs. Mr. Krumsick, who is twenty-four years of age, and fired on the Willmar and Sioux Falls line, was off duty at the time the accident happened. He caught hold of the outgoing train to take a ride homeward. In catching hold of the train he put his foot against one of the car wheel boxes, which was very greasy and caused him to slip under the train. The un fortunate young man has been mak ing his home at Willmar with his cou sin, Nels Nelson, at 1515 Gorton Avenue. He was taken to the Beth esda hospital at once and it was found necessary to amputate the right leg above the knee and the left leg three inches below the knee. He survived the shock of the accident and operation and is doing as well as could be expected. The mother, who is a widow and had been supported by her only son, arrived Thursday from Minneapolis, as also did his two sisters, May and Alice. He has an uncle, P. B. Greenfield, who lives in Willmar, and a number of other rela tives here. On the'20th of July, five years ago, he began his duties as fire man on the Great Northern, which ended so disastrously. He was a faithful employee on the road and stood well with his comrades. He has the sympathy of all in his ter rible misfortune. The Willmar Tax League held a meeting last Thursday e\ening. The committee on constitution had been unable to get together, so it was dis charged,and another was appointed. The meeting discussed setool affairs and recommended Erick Holt and O. R. Berkness as candidates for the Board of Education. The following "resolution was adopted: "The Taxpayers' League in sug gesting candidates for the Board of Education do so for the purpose of securing economy in the conduct of public school affairs consistent with efficiency. We favor limiting and re stricting the agricultural depart ment, and are opposed to its exten sion." The Lutheran parochial school will have a picnic at Home wood Park tomorrow (Thursday), commencing in the morning and to continue all day. There will be a program by the children in the after noon. In case of rainy weather the picnic will be held on Friday. Harry Strandberg and family and Eben E. Lawson autoed to the Lud vig Frederickson home at Frank Lake, Swift county, last Sunday. Mrs. Lawson with her mother, Mrs. Lingren of New London, is enjoying a couple of weeks' visit with old friends in that community. Swedish Women Gymnasts Parading Before the King In the Giant Stadium at Stockholm. 0 On the Initial day of the Olynmfc. games in Stockholm there was an Imposing -parade tor-the mammoth stadium. The king end other members of royalty*were present., Prominent in the showing made by the several countries represented were the women gymnasts ox Sweden, who attracted much attention and won the plaudit* of the fJSBfes of tha rojal box* S a LOCAL BREVITIES Einar Brogren of the Tribune fore* is enjoying a vacation. Prof. N. B. Swalin spent a few days last week in the Twin Cities. Miss Jennie Erickson spent Mon day* a guest of friends in the Cities. Mrs. Eben E. Lawson and Mrs. Anna Lindgren are visiting friends in Murdock. Miss Esther Peterson of Pennock spent Sunday, a guest at the August Forsberg home. Miss Delia Hanson of New Lon don spent yesterday with her sister, Miss Mae Hanson. Miss Cassie Lindkey of Minneap olis, arrived yesterday for a visit at the J. E. Fisk home. Miss Aletta Odland returned to her home at Colfax yesterday, after a visit with friends here. Miss Alphia Berg is entertaining her cousins, the Misses Flanders, of Minneapolis, this week. Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Wallin autoed to Long Prairie Sunday and spent the day visiting friends. Miss Ellen Olander of New Lon don is a guest at the home of her aunt, Mrs. A. P. Bergeson. Little Misses Mary and Kathryn Tew left Saturday for a week's visit with friends at Sioux Falls. Mrs. Thorvold Nelson returned home Saturday from a couple of days' visit in the twin cities. County Auditor John Feig and daughter, Miss Ella Feig, spent Sun day with relatives at Atwater. A number of the Willmar young, people left Thursday for an outing at the Wakeman cottage at Green Lake. Mrs. J. A. Johnson and Miss Ruth Carlson returned home Saturday from their week's visit with Atwater friends. Miss Leah Fisk returned home Sat urday night from a visit at the home of her sister, Mrs. Rehse, in Minne apolis. Mrs. Rosina Nordblom of the state of Iowa arrived Saturday for a vis it at the home of A. J. Dahl and E. T. Johnson. Miss Mary Martinson arrived yes terday from Spicer for a few days' visit here, a guest of Miss Pauline Brandvold. Mrs. William Peterson informally entertained a company of her friends to luncheon at her home Saturday afternoon. Miss Hannah Hanson is enjoying her vacation from her duties as saleslady at the Berkness and Pet erson store. Rev. Alexander Peterson of Chris tine was at Hancock last Sunday, where he occupied the pulpit in the Bethania church. Miss Mabelle Nelson is enjoying a week's vacation from her duties at the Willmar Co-operative Mercantile store and left today for the twin cit ies. 7 £&?