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Your Wants
In the
Personal Mention.
Ernest Person was at Maynard
yesterday on business.
Ansgai Lundquist was at Granite
Falls a counle of days last week.
Bengt Jonsson, a brother-in-law of
A. J. Ekander is dead at Ely, Minn.
Miss Abbie Edgren spent Thanks
giving day at her home near Kandi
Miss Flora D\kema of Roseland
spent Sundai a guest of friends
John Beigesou of New London
sDent Sunday a guest of relatives
MibS Jennie McGregor returned
Monday night from a visit in the twin
Isaac Johnson and family spent
Thanksgiving day, guests of relatives
Petei Olson and Ernest Nelson
made a business trip to Litchfield
The Misses Beatrice and Lenore
Hogan left Friday for a week's vis
it at Ben&on.
Mist, Geitiude Porter who teaches
at Montevideo, spent her vacation at
her home heie.
Mibs Hattie Cailson and Stella
Hoglund spent last Wednesday eve
ning in Litchfield.
Mr and Mrs Oscar Johnson of
Whitefield spent Suudav at the homo
of Isaac Johnson.
Joseph Holmbeig is employed at
the Crystal Bottling Woiks during
Mr. Kemp's illness.
Miss Mane Botnen, who teaches at
Pennock, spent Thanksgiving vacp
fyon at her home here.
Mrs. A. E. Damelson and three
children spent Sunday with Mr. Dan
lelson's p.uents in Spicer.
Mr. and Mrs. A. P. Bergeson and
children spent Thanksgiving day
with relatives at New London.
Miss Florence Peterson of Kandi
yohi spent a couple of days last
week with Miss Hazel Elmquist.
Miss Lina Gjems returned to Min
neapolis Sunday, after a pleasant
vacation, spent at her home here.
Rev. Theo. Livingstone left today
to spend a few days with Rev. L. G.
Edgren and family near Kandiyohi.
Miss Florence Porter has returned
from her extended visit with her bro
ther, Dr. Walter Porter at Fosston.
Miss Ida Johnson went to Kandi
yohi Monday for a bnef visit at the
home of her brother, E. P. Johnson.
Miss Alma Ilahoison letiuned
Friday fiom Norwaj Lake, where she
spent Thanksgiving dav at her horn".
Auditor John Feig and family
were guests at the home of Mr. and
Mrs Henry Feig of Atwater Thanks
giving day.
Olaf Biogren was called to New
London today by the serious illness
of his mother, who was stricken with
Mi&s Lizzie Khnt, who has spent
several months at the Frank Holm
berg home, left for her home at Kan
diyohi today.
Miss Clara Kloster of Spicer, came
to Willmar Friday for an over Sun
day lsit at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
A. Olson
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Jacobson
were Willmar today on their waj
home to Kandiyohi after a brief vi
it at Mdaca.
France Brogren returned to hi^
home at New London Monday, after
a visit with his cousins, Einar and
George Brogren.
John Floomo returned to his home
at Dell Rapids, S. D., yesterdav. after
a visit at the home of his daughter,
Mrs Oscar Settergren.
Miss Martha Haley was hostess to
the Silent Club Saturday evening.
Miss Haley was assisted in serving
by Miss Ethel Baker.
Dan Haley and family spent then
Thanksgiving at the home of Mrs.
Haley's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Rob
°it Tait at Diamond Lake.
Mis. Albert Telford and Miss Em
ma Rodberg of Benson were guests
at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Simon
Rodberg a few days last week.
Mrs. M. M. Parks returned home
Monday from a visit with relative^
at Motley, Minn Mr. Parks remain
ed, where he is enjoying a big game
Miss Evelyn Grindeland, instructs
of music at the Willmar Seminarv,
spent her Thanksgiving vacation
with a sister and brother in Litch
Mrs. Emma Ostlund and little
daughter Eleanor of Mamre on their
return from Minneapolis, spent from
Monday until today visiting Miss
Marie Erlandson.
Association Hears Reports and
Elects Officers and Board
of Managers.
The annual meeting of the Kandi
ohi County Fair Asociation was held
at the Commercial Club rooms yes
terday afternoon. The financial re
ports for the year were read and ap
proved The following are the sum
mary receipts and disbursements:
Balance on hand $ 34.91
Subscriptions 662.95
Advertising in premium list 194.00
Season tickets 202.00
Rent of booths 43.00
Ticket sales at gate... 7.. 1,338.4'J
Privileges 121.50
Commissions 172.40
Received from state 722.25
Money loaned 850.00
Miscellaneous 70 55
Total $4,411.9d
Paid note at bank 758.87
Insurance 11.50
Postage 40.00
Telephone 8.60
Bands 290.00
Labor and salary of secre
tary 5§9J7
Printing and advertising... 241.J8
Fiee attractions 390.00
Prizes 74.75
Freight and drayage 34.(/0
Fueworks 122.S0
Rent of tents 108.00
Rent of park grounds 250.00
Bill posting 3.63
Electric light and wiring .. 97.40
Premiums paid 1,145.55
Miscellaneous 172.41
Lumber and posts 65.70
Rent of lumber 49.05
Balance on hand 39.08
Total $4,411.9tf
The assets of the association in
clude personal property invoiced
$1,212 93, and a state appropriation
payable this month for premiums paid
which will not be less than $1,000.00.
A resolution was passed vesting
the government of the Fair hereaf
ter in a Board of Managers of nin°,
three members to be elected each
vear and to hold three vears, and a
president, vice president and treas
urer, to be elected annually.
The election of officeis for the en
suing year resulted in the choice of
the following:
President, V. E Lawson.
Vice President, P. Burn?.
Treasuier, O. Berkness.
Board of Managers:
John Wicklund, Ed. Benson and
Peter Bonde, one year.
L. A. Tjosvold, C. L. McNeil/
and John Ahlstrom, two year*,.
J. S. Anderson, John Swenson
and Oscar Mankel, three
Peter Bonde presented his resig
nation, but the meeting refused to ac
cept the same.
The meeting authorized the Board
of Managers to make arrangements
for lease of grounds for the coming
vear or a term of vears.
John Wicklund presented a matter
of appointing a joint committee to
interview the County Board for aa
appropriation for another exhibit a4
the State Fair in 1913. As such
committee John Wicklund, E. C. Wel
hn and Howard Frye were appoint
The following were appointed dele
gates to attend the annual meeting
of the State Agricultural Society:
John S. Anderson, John Wicklund,
and V. E. Lawson.
Bishop Visits Willmar.
Bishop W. A. Quayle, of the M. E.
church, was at Willmar last Satur
dav evening, while enroute for Mar
shall, and delivered a lecture under
the auspices of the North Star Bible
Class of the Swedish M. E. church.
The lecture was on the subject of
"Stalwartism" and the Bishop cap
tivated the audience by his splendid
address. This was the first visit of
Bisho~ Quayle at Willmar. He re
sides at St. Paul and his jurisdic
tion extends over the Methodist con
ferences of several northwestern
What They Say.
The most interesting entertainment
ever held here in the Buffalo Opera
House was the Violin Concert given
by Prof. Von Miller. He is certainly
a wizard on the violin and his imita
tions are wonderful—never heard his
equal.—George V. Kinney, Supt. of
Schools D. W. Oakley, Cashier Oak
ley State Bank, Buffalo J. J. Wool
ley, County Attorney O. J. Peterson,
Register of Deeds M. F. Lowe, Den
Prof. Von Miller will be at the
Willmar Opera House Wednesday,
Dec. 11. Tickets 15c, 25c and 35c.
Geo. W. Anderson and H. Ruddy
left for International Falls yester
Oscar Melbostad sprang a surprise
upon his Willmar friends by appear
ing on the eve of Thanksgiving and
claiming one of our city's charming
young ladies as his bride, and mak
ing his departure before none but
those immediately concerned weve
any the wiser.
The vows that bound the destinies
of Peter Oscar Melbostad to Miss
Ellen Person, were spoken at the St.
Luke's parish house at eierht o'cloc
Wednesday evening, Nov. 27, and im
mediately afterwards the newly-weds
boarded the Great Northern flyer for
the Twin Cities. The service was read
by the Rev. H. Gates. The bride wo»
a blue suit and large hat. She was
attended by a sister, Miss Marie Pei
son who wore pink messahne. Mr.
Helmer Person attended the groom.
A pre-nuptial supper was served at
the home of the bride's parents, Mr.
and Mrs. J. H. Person, to immediate
relatives and friends at 6:30 o'clock.
Mr. and Mrs. Melbostad will be at
home to their friends at Boyd, Mini.,
after Jan. 1. Mr. Melbostad is in
terested with his father in a geneiul
merchandise establishment there.
Until recentlv he was bookkeeper for
the New London Milling Co. at Will
mar. The bride has grown to wo
manhood in this city. Both the youu^
people have a host of friends here
who wish them all the *ood things
that this life can bring.
Samuelson-La Clair,
The marriage of Mav Luella Sani'
uelson to Mr Wm. D. La Clair, too«c
place at the home of the parents
the bride, Mr. and Mrs. K. Samuel
son, on south First street on Thank s
giv mg evening, Nov. 28, at fiv
clock. Rev. Michaelson of the Free
church officiated. The bride was at
tired in cream lansdown trimmed with,
heavy cream applique and carried a
shower bouquet of bride's roses and
maiden hair ferns. The bride's at
tendants were Mamie La Clair, a sis
ter of the groom, and Clara Samuei
son, sister of the bride. Miss Rosie
Samuelson furnished the wedding
music. A seven o'clock wedding din
ner was served from two tables in the
dining room which was "decorated
with smilax and crvsanthemums. The
rooms were decorated green and
white with little red cupids and
hearts and vases of shaggy yellow
crysanthemums. There were abou«
fifty guests in attendance, among
whom were Miss Mamie La Clair,
and Mrs. Edward La Clair and little
son Willard, Mr. Frank La Clair an 1
daughters, Loretta and Evelyn, all
of St. Paul} Mr. and Mrs. O. M. Os
en of Ortonville, Miss Hyndman of
Hancock and Mr. Schultz of At
water. The bridal pair were the re
cipients of many handsome gift-s.
Mr. and Mrs La Clair will make their
home for the winter in the K. Sam
uelson residence. Thev have the con
gratulations of many friends.
A marriage of interest to many
Tribune readers was that of Mr Jul
ius Ostlund of Mamre to Miss Hilda
Larson of Minneapolis, which occur
red that city Saturday evenin^,,
Nov 30, at the residence of Mr. and
Mrs. O. P. Sather, at 2433 Eho.t
avenue So. Those attending from
Mamre were Mr. Lars Ostlund, Ida
Bergstrom, Mrs. Emaa Ostlund and
daughter Eleanor. Mr. and Mrs. Jul
ius Ostlund will make their home .it
Minneapolis. The Tribune wishes to
join in the congratulations being
showered upon these worthy people.
Wdlmar friends have received an
nouncements made by Mrs. A. Ed
strom, of the marriage of her daugh
ter Edith M. C, to Frank Le*u,,
which occurred at St. Paul Nov. 20.
Mi. a»id Mrs Lewis will be at Lm
to lends at Sutherlin, Oregon ai. cr
1 Mr Lewis was for a lon^
tune employed as stenographer at
the Tallman Investment Co. offices in
this city.
Bethel Y. P. S. Meeting.
Prosrram for the Y. P. S. to be held
at the Swedish Lutheran church Wed
nesday evening, Dec. 11.
Rec Carl Wallin
Piano duet
Edith and Minnie Nelson
Vocal duet
.Sophus Larson, Blanche McNees
Reading Dora Moline
Vocal duet
.. Sam'l Nelson and Nels Swenson
Reading .'Mrs. Parnell
Piano solo Ethel Carlson
Refreshments served by the N. P.
Carlson young people.
Famous German Violinist.
F. A. Darn, advance man for Jo
seph Von Miller, the famous violin
ist, was in the city today. Mr. Darn
says that the playing of Von Miller
will be a musical treat of the first
order. He will appear at the Will
mar Opera House next Wednesday
evening. See ad in another column.
At the December meeting of the
Wdlmar Commercial Club last night,
the mam feature was an address by
Mr. B. F. Woodard, executive secre
tary of the West Central Minnesota
Development Association, who gave
an outline of the work of the As
sociation and what it hopes to accom
plish at the comin^ meeting at Will
mar. In order to take care of the
local arrangements incident
coming meeting the following commit
tees were appointed: Reception—
John Williams, A, F. Hanscom and
Dr. C. E. Gerretson Publicity—V.
E. Lawson, A. A. Anderson, Prof.
Foster and W. B. Crosby Finances
—A A. Anderson, D. N. Tallman an I
A. F. Hanscom.
A reception or social session will
take place immediately at the clos3
of the afternoon session Friday, the
13th, at the Carlson Hall, when light
refreshments will be served and theie
will be an opportunity for visitors *o
meet and become better acquainted.
There was a fairly good attendance
at the Club meeting and all present
were impressed with the importance
of this new movement to develop tho
neglected resources of this rich sec
tion of country.
Why Buy Red Cross Seals?
Why you should buy Red Cross
Christmas Seals, mav be answered
most effectively in the words of a
twelve-year-old boy in the Duluth,
(Minn.) schools, who gave the fol
lowing as his reason in a eompositoa
on this subject:
"The reason I put Red Cross Seals
on mv Christmas gifts is because ev
erv seal I use counts one cent to
ward stamping out tuberculosis in the
city and for the maintenance of hos
pitals for that purpose. The seals
are also used to raise funds to teac'i
oeople the value of fresh air. An
other reason I buy them is because
my father died of tuberculosis and I
buy them so that other little boys
an girls won't lose their father as I
did. Another reason is that if I
am ever threatened with tuberculosis
the doctors will have a fund to try to
prevent it."
Mrs Martin Stillmacher and baby
of Olivia, were in Willmar yesterdav
on their way to St. Cloud for a visit
with relatives. Her sister, Miss Hart
field, accompanied her home after
spending Thanksgiving in Olivia.
rMs. Andrew Bjorsell was tender
ed a pleasant surprise by the Birth
day Club at her home at 615 Mason
St. Wednesday afternoon. The hours
were spent in visiting and the serv
ing of a delicious luncheon.
Mr. William Peifer of Stevens
county and Miss Anna Olson of thi3
county were united in marriage at
the court bouse yesterday, Dee. 3.
Judge T. 0. GUbert officiated.
Right Rev. W. A. Quatle, D. D.
Of St. Paul, Mini.
M. E. Bishop of the Northwestern States.
Who delighted an audience at the Presbyterian church last Sat
urdav evening with his lecture or* "Stalwartism."
Mr. Estrem Give's Painting to Luther
Our esteemed townsman, Mr. Jo
seph 0. Estrem, has made the Luther
Seminary at Hamline a valuable
memorial gift in honor of his late
wife, the Mrs. Thea Thorpe Estrem.
It is a beautiful live-sized, full-figure
oil pamtmg of Mai tin Lu#her the
great Reformer, and is the work «f
the well known Norwegian artist H.
Gausta of Minneapolis. The beauti
ful present was accepted by the
school at special services held on Re
formation Day when President of the
school, Prof. Hove formally accepted
the painting on behalf of the school
and Dr. Brandt, president of the Syn
od made an address for the special
The painting is said to be one of
Gausta's best and is a most appro
priate and fitting memorial gift.
Commercial Club.
The Piaio Contest.
In thfe big GUbert O. Sand Co,'s
piano contest there are to date 177
contestants registered, and still no
doubt there will be many others.
This contest is different from the
ordinary kind in that there will be no
publicity of names. Each contestant
has" a number, and no one except
contestant and her friends will know
that she is the contest. The stand
ing by numbers will be published each
week in the Willmar Tribune. Everv
contestant receives 3,000 when hei
name is enrolled. Those who have
lecorded more than 2,000 up to yes
terday evening were the following:
No. 34, 25,250 No. 36, 6,675
No. 37, 4,935
No. 55, 3,905
No. 71, 5,205
No. 99, 4,965
No. 112,
No. 125,
No. 50, 4,225
No. 64, 3,775
No. 86, 10,510
No. 103, 4,000
4,825 No. 113 3,835
5,067 No. 151, 4,3,75
No. 165, 5,010 No. 177, 5,705
A^s a result of the plan of this con
test* there will be more participants
than Js usual with the ordinary plan.
All that is necessary to enter the
eo$ei&^a<. tc\ fill out the enrollment
blank contained on page 12 and
hand or send it to Gilbert 0. Sand
Co.'s store. Read that ad to learn
how you ma" secure votes.—Adv.
School Dist. Receipts.
The recemts of the Willmar School
District from the November settle
ment was as follows:
State Apportionment $ 3,610.81
to the [State
f°r High School 1,750.00
State aid foi Normal Dept... 750.00
State aid for Industrial
School 3,100.00
From Associated Districts 184.30
Total from Outside
Sources $ 9,395.13
One mill tax $ 402.75
Special tax 5,936.20
State Loan tax 3.73
Total from
$ 5,842.68
Total from all sources $15,237.31
Big Game Hunters.
Big game was hard to approach In
the northern woods this fall. Mo-i
of the nimrods from this county were
obliged to come home without secur
ing a deer. Exceptions so far heard
from are C. A. Harvorson 6f Eagle
Lake, who is reported to have bagged
a buck G. J. Bjornberg of this city,
who brought home a buck K. T. Ot
os, who brought down a doe, and
Harvey and Charles G. Carlson of
Willmar, who brought home a bucst
between them. On item in another
column tells of the luck of the
Georgeville party, which brot home
two deer, a bear and a wolf.
Housekeeper's Club.
The regular meeting of the Housa
keeDer's Club will be held at 3 r». m.
next Saturday. The following pro
gram will be rendered:
Piano solo Margaret Hicks
Recitation Amy Severinson
Piano solo Elvin Nordstrom
Recitation Adeline Feig
Mesdames Martin, Mika, McKin
non, A. O. Forsberg, Foster, Faley
and H. P. Hanson will serve.
Back From North Dakota.
A. J. Nelson arrived from Niobe,
N. D., last Saturday and joined his
family which have been here several
weeks. They have located in a resi
dence on Charlotte street, and will
become Willmar residents. Mr. Nel
son has beea in the grain business at
Niobe for eight years back. He owns
a farm in Lake Lillian township.
Leaves for Arkansas.
Ernest Freed left last Monday for
Dell, Ark., where he will be enrol
ed as dredge engineer for the Forn
stad and Feyer Drainage Company.
The Royal Neighbor Camp of the
Willmar lodge will hold a general
election of officers for the ensuing
year next Tuesday, Dec. 10. All
members are requested to be present.
Mrs. Anna Johnson of Kandiyohi
township died Dec. 2 from the effects
of a paralytic stroke recived about
eieht weeks ago. Mrs. Johnson, whose
maiden name was Anna Nilsdotter,
was born on the 22nd of February,
1836, at Kristianstad, Oppmanna
parish Skane, Sweden. In 1859 she
was married to Ola L. Johnson. Mr.
and Mrs. Johnson came to America
in August, 1865. and located at Red
Wing. They continued farming in
Goodhue county until 1867 when thev
moved to Kandiyohi and homestead
ed in Section 20. Mrs. Johnson was
a faithful and devoted worker in the
Tripolis church of which she was a
member from the time of the organi
zation of the church until her death.
The husband of the deceased died in
1889. Mrs. Johnson is mourned by
her children, N. 0. Johnson of Kan
diyohi township, Mrs. P. N. Lindereu
of Svea, Atty. Chas. Johnson of Will
mar, Oscar Johnson on the old home
plaee, Annette Johnson at home, and
Mrs. Arthur Monson of Minneapolis.
She also leaves a brother, John
Nelson of Willmar. Funeral services
will be held tomorrow "(Thursday)
afternoon at 1 o'clock p. m., from the
house and at 2 p. m. at the church
with Rev. B. E. Walters officiating.
Mrs. Ernest Nelson, nee Pauline
Brandvold, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Peter Olson Brandvold, after a per
iod of patient suffering for the past
four weeks, died at the Wiljmar hos
pital Monday at 9:30 p, m.
The deceased was born at Bird Is
land Feb. 2, 1887 and attained the
age of 25 years and 10 months. Paul
ine Brandvold was married to E. Nel
son on Sept. 23 of this year and they
made their new home at 400 Fifth St.
The husband, father and mother,
two brothers and six sisters mourn
the untimely death of their wife,
daughter and sister. The funeral
will occur Sunday. Services will be
conducted at Olson's residence at 2
p. m., and at the Swedish Methodist
church at 2:30 o'clock, with Rev.
The semi-annual meeting of the
Northern Minnesota Development
Association drew a large crowd of
interested business men, farmers au
legislators to International Falls last
week where not a few surprises were
sprung. To a *ood many the "Citv
of Destiny" meant nothing more than
a prosperous village, snruner up, as
it were, during the night, and the en
thusiastic exuberance of its citizens
was looked upon as the effervescence
of a rapidly working townsite boom.
However, this mistaken- notion was
soon dispelled and to those making
their third or fourth trip to the Falls
the solidity of the foundations of
big city now being laid were even
more apparent than to those who had
been denied the opportunity of
watching the wonderful transforma
tion which has been taking place
since the earlier frontier buildings
were erected. First came the wond
erful works of nature, the Indian and
the homesteader's shack. Then the
men with capital and courage har
nessed the seething torrents and bade
the giant forces do their bidding.
Millions upon millions were spent
upon the great dam and paper mill
before the wheels of industry made
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Northwestern Telephone Ex
change Co. Makes Our City
Dislrkt Headquarters.
The Northwestern Telephone Ex
change Company have made some im
portant changes at Willmar follow
ing the purchase of the Minnesota
Central Co. lines and exchanges. A
re-organi2ation has been effected by
which Willmar becomes the center of
a district which includes practical
ly all of the old Minnesota Central
property in southwestern Minnesota,
and some other portions of the
Northwestern system as far east as
Dassel. District offices will be es
tablished at Willmar with a District
Plant Chief, a District Traffic Chief
and a District Commercial Manager.
Each one of these officials will have
an office with assistants. There will
also be a storekeeper at Willmar to
have charge of a warehouse, from
which all the supplies for the Dis
trict Will be issued. The question of
finding suitable office room and com
petent stenographers for these new
oces is worrying Mr. Williams not a
little. It is estimated that this new
departure of the Northwestern will
add not less than 25 employes
to the pay-roll of the Company
Willmar. It is possible that there
will be a building secured at Willmar
to house the telephone offices exclus
ively similar to the one used by the
District headquarters at St. Cloud.
Livingstone reading the serv-
Loren Hodgson, Albert Porter, Al
bert Odell and Hjalmer Swenson re
turned to Minneapolis Sunday night
to resume their duties at the "U"
from a vacation spent at their homes
Emil Thimell of Colfax came down
today after a load of household goods
for Ole Rud.
(From the Delano Eagle June 27, 1912)
their first revolution, but while the
preparatory work was being done the
men who take the tide at its flood
grasped their opportunity and build
ed even better than they knew. AU
the foundation work of a large city
is laid. Sewers and water mains for
a second Minneapolis have been laid
fire limits have been established,
building ordinances are in force ana
the town is full of boosters whose
faith is supplemented by work of the
most substantial character. A big
$90,000 steel bridge is about com
pleted, connecting International Falls
with Fort Francis on the Canadian
side, where another paper mill is be
ing erected and where the Shevlin
Carpenter Company have their large
saw mill. Besides the paper mill at
the Falls is the immense saw mill
plant of the Backus-Brooks Co., the
planing mill and woodworking fac
tory and numerous other industries to
be undertaken which the people of
International Falls have not even
been advised of, bnt the knowledge
of which comes to The Eagle in a
pretty straight line from headquar
So great will be the pressure on
space within a few years for manu
facturing purposes that the indica-
Ehnond Nelson has accepted a po
sition as call boy.
John Peterson, who has been very
ill at his home is improving.
Mrs. W. H. Spencer underwent an
operation at the Wdlmar hospital
Ollie Anderson, brakeman on the
Sioux Falls division is laving off on
account of illness
Mr. and Mrs. H. V. Wright and
family went to the cities Wednesday
for a-few days' visit.
Mr. and Mrs. John Flateboe are the
proud parents of a little son, born to
them last Wednesday, Nov. 27.
Mr and Mrs. Albert Dalen of Trip
olis are the happy parents of a lit
tle son born to them Saturday, Nov.
December 14 will be the last date
to file applications for citizenship
papers to be issued at the March term
of court.
Mrs. D. W. McLaughlin entertained
the "Larkm Club" at her home at
Fifteenth street and Gordon avenue
this afternoon.
Miss Clara Holtberg will leave this
week for Rochester to enter the
Mayo hospital for a minor operation
for throat trouble.
Rev. J. N. Andersen preaehed at
Our Savior's church at Minneapolis
latt Sunday morning. There were no
services at the Willmar church.
Harry Otos, who has been confined
to the Bethesda hospital several
months, was able to leave the hos
pital last Wednesday to enjoy
Thanksgiving dinner at his parental
home, B. T. Otos'.
The Minnesota Educational Asso
ciation will meet at St. Paul, Thurs
day. Friday and Saturday of this
week. The following expect to leave
this evening0to attend: Prof. Crovle.
C. L. McNelly, Misses Helen Hough,
Martha Haley, Edith Tait, Gertrude
Sandbeig and Miss Smith.
tions point very strongl- to the
crowding of the retail and business
part of the city to that section lying
along the river towards Ranier, where
the American Suburbs Company has
its magnificent holdings. Already a
street railway has been built and is
ready to enter the city almost any
day, while the principal highway
connecting the two towns is being'
macadamized and is tartly complet
ed at this writing. Of this district
volumes might be written, so fraught
is it with possibilities of greatness.
The natural beauty of the scenery,"
its strategic position between the two5*
big factory districts, and the con
seientious efforts beinc made by thetC
American Suburbs Company to real-r
ize for their clients the fullestreturne
upon their investments makes tho'i
proposition particularly attractive,^
and it is not saying too much when
the prediction is made that within *_5
very few years this property will be""""
very valuable. It must be particu-r
larly gratifying to the Company to
be able to ooint to the realization, of
many things they have promised, and
there is little reason to doubt that
their highest expectations will be
fully realized within the space of a
very few years.

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