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Prices $1.50, $1.00, 75c, 50c and 25c
Mamre, Dee. 2—Miss Clara Deu
gerud is home again, after a few
weeks' stay at Carl Olson's.
Mrs. Andrew Ehn and children vis
ited Willmar relatives over Sunday.
Mr. Lars Ostlund and daughter,
Mrs. Ida Bergstrom and Florence
Bergstrom and Mrs. Emma Ostlund,
and daughter Eleanor, went to Min
neapolis on Friday to be present at
the wedding of Julius Ostlund, which
took place on Saturday evening.
Mr. and Mrs. Aus*. Carlson of Will
mar made a short visit at F. 0. Carl
son's Friday.
Among the Mamre students fro'n
Willmar who spent Thanksgiving day
at their respective homes were:
Messrs. Elmer Olson, H. C. Abram
son and Miss Olga Elkjer.
Mr. Solberg and sons from Kandi
yohi visited August Lindquist's Sun
Mr. and Mrs. George Warren of
Pennock had for guests over Sunday,
Mrs. Warren's cousin and daughter
of St. Paul.
Mr. Otto Tingvall had the great
misfortune of losing the second fing
er on his right hand in a corn shred
der a couple of weeks ago.
Mr. Andrew Anderson of New Lon
don was a visitor at F. N. Anderson'
from Monday until Friday.
Mr. and Mrs. And. Olson entertain
the Ladies' Aid society on Wednes
day afternoon, Dec. 11.
Mr. Berger Okeson is now the own
er of the Nels Olson farm.
Mr. Olof Soderholm of Minneap
olis is visiting: friends in this vicinity
and also in the interest of renting out
his farms.
The Thanksgiving social at Lund
by turned out splendid results fin
ancially and otherwise. The offering
for the Home of Mercy amounted to
$10, for the sale $45.00, and the
lunch brought $30.05.
Mr. and Mrs. N. Abramson were
Thanksgiving day guests of 0. B.
Me, Albin Hokanson from West
Lake has been spending a few davs
visiting relatives and friends in this
Mr. and Mrs. Julius Helmer were
Sunday dinner guests of George War
ren's in Pennock.
Anphia and Eddie Christopherson
and Miss Anna Fridlund called at
Abramson's Sunda^ afternoon.
Rev. K. A. Bloom from Sweden
preached at the Lundby church Tues
day evening.
The telephone line is running kind
of hot between Willmar and—?
Mr. and Mrs. O. J. Twrate arriv
ed here from Dawson, Minn., on Sat
urday for a visit with Mr. and Mrs.
D. E. Rodman.
Mr. Peter Rodman and son Samuai
spent last week at Sunerior, Wis.,
visiting friends and looking over
land. The latter invested in half a
quarter near Superior. We do not
know the fact, but Sam will perhaps
move down there next spring.
Mrs. Sigurd Rierson left for Will
mar on Wednesday, where Mr. and
Mrs. Rierson are now nicely located
in their new home.
Miss Emma Gulbrandson is doing
housework••••*F. NT Anderson's.
5 0 E 1
The Minneapolis Dollar-Hotel
Located in Heart of Business District
$1.2 2 S I N E A E $1.S
*'I can truthfully say that I look forward to wash day
as a pleasure instead of a grief," says the
housewife referring to
The Maytag
Electri Washer
The Maytag gets this kind of a welcome in every
home. The swinging wringer enables washing and
wringing to be done in one operation. There are other
advantages. Thirty days free trial.
Call at the Office of
Electric Light Dep't
In Ruble Block, a See O Demonstrated
Office open from 8 a. in. to 6 p. nt. Saturdays to 10 p. m.
It is proposed to establish a large
central milk depot in Stockholm.
The crown prince of Sweden has
just completed his thirtieth year.
An open air school for tuberculous
children will be opened in Stockholm
as an experiment.
A new torpedo chaser has been
built for the government at the
Kockum iron works, Malmo.
The rainfall in October was far
above the average. In Stockholm it
was even twice as large as the aver
The public school teachers of Goth
enburg are in favor of opening mov
ing picture houses for the school chil
The women of Sweden ask for the
erection of a woman's building at the
Baltic exposition, which is to be held
in Malmo in 1914.
The commune of East Bitterna will
collect no taxes next year, because
the balance in the treasury is large
enough to cover all expenses.
The Stockholm opera ran behind
during the past year, and the king has
granted it a subsidy of $27,000. An
application from the Dramatiska the
ater for aid was turned down by the
In the Scandinavian North
Gleanings of Important News of Norway, Sweden
and Denmark, with Occasional Comment
The department of health has col
lected statistics showing that there
are about 1,000 quack doctors in the
country. There are also about 400
persons who are doctormg animals on
their own responsibility.
A committee has commenced to
raise money for taking care of per
sons that have been crippled for life
by infantile paralysis. There are hun
dreds of them, and much money will
be needed for this purpose.
A monster petition has been sent
to the king from the professors and
teachers of the country, asking for
higher pay. An increase of $270 a.
year is asked for all grades excepting
the very highest, for which an in
crease of only $135 is asked. The
petitioners think that it will take sev
eral years before they can get what
they want.
Samuel Samuelson, of Gasabal,
Ddeshog parish, is a chip of the old
block. He is a farmer, and though
he is 87 years old he worked in the
hay field regularly last summer, cut
all his grain and hauled it into his
barn. This winter he is following up
bis old habit of threshing his grain
with a flail. In his younger days he
risited America, but he declares that
"our Sweden is the most glorious
country, anyway."
It is proposed to add two new de
partments to the government, namely,
a department of commerce and a de
partment of public traffic. At the
same time it is proposed to consoli
date the departments of the navy
and of the army into one. If those
changes are made the number of de
partments will be increased from
eight to nine, and the number of
members of the cabinet from eleven
to twelve. No change will be made
until 1915, and perhaps not even then.
Crown Prince Gustaf Adolph of
Sweden asked the newspapers of the
country to publish the following: "On
my thirtieth birthday I had the great
delight of receiving so many congratu
latory telegrams from the sport or
ganizations of the country that it is
Impossible to make personal answers
to all of them. I therefore beg leave
to express my ardent and hearty
thanks to all those who honored me
In this manner. The friendly homage
paid to me by the sportsmen has deep
ly touched and cheered me."
A woman in Hylletofta parish lost
eight chickens, and she was quite sure
that sly fox was responsible for the
loss. Her husband loaded his gun and
Stationed himself near the chicken
coop in the evening, ready to greet
Mr. Renard. -After a while the man
became hungry, and he left his gun
and went into the house to take a
bite. Just as he returned the fox
came out of the chicken coop with a
hen in his mouth. All the man could
do was to look at the lucky robber,
who was found to have killed four
chickens besides the one he carried
About 80,000 acres are devoted to
sugar beets in Sweden, and the
ground is made up of 16,600 individ
ual farms. In 1911 the farmers re
ceived over $7,000,000 for their beets.
It takes about 33,000 persons to take
care of this crop, and 10,000 persons
are employed at the sugar factories.
About $3,000,000 is paid out annually
to wageworkers connected with the
sugar industry. The railroads and
steamship companies have an income
of $1,200,000 from the same source.
In 1911 the sugar trust purchased
goods made in Sweden for $1,000,000.
The sugar tax amounts to $4,700,000,
which is 12 per cent of the revenues
of the national government.
Soon after the postoffice at Helsing*
borg was removed into its new quar
ters the postmaster and several of his
assistants took violently sick without
any known cause. Their eyes were
most seriously affected. Some of the
fresh paint was subjected to a chemi
cal test, which proved that the paint
contained a large proportion of arse
nic. The work of painting must be
all done over again.
It is proposed to establish an agri
cultural faculty at the University ol
Lund, and the city council has been
asked to grant land for experimental
Consul Admits His Guilt.
Duluth.—V. D. Nicholich, Montene
grin consul and representative in
the United States and Canada, pleaded
guilty to one of the two indict
ments returned against him by the
November grand jury charging him
with grand larceny in the first degree.
Nickolich has been held a prisoner
In Duluth since Sept. 26, when he was
arrested, accused of withholding trust
funds from several estates left in hie
keeping. He will serve from one to
ten years at Stillwater,
The question of woman suffrage Is
now before the Danish house of com
pons and is arousing widespread in
terest. The reform is bound up with
(the projected general amendment oi
(the Danish constitution. Two points
are involved: One, the manner of
election for the Landsthing (upper
Jiouse), and two, the lowering of the
qualifying voting age for the lower
house, from 30 to 25 years, together
with the extension of this franchise
to women. With regard to the Lands
Ithing, it is proposed to abolish certain
privileges, such as the nomination of
twelve members directly by the king,
and to place the electoral power in the
hands of the municipalities. Since
women have a place on these bodies,
they would alee become automatically
Included as voters for the upper house.
It is contended that the proposed
amendment is on the lines of the old
Danish constitution of 1849, into
which the reactionary spirit of 1866
introduced baneful privileges. The
Liberals, Radicals and Socialists, who
are supporting the premier, show no
wish to exclude women, and the Con
servatives are also said to be in favor
of their inclusion.
One of the most lucrative of agri
cultural industries in Denmark is the
cultivation of beet sugar. Substantial
profits are reaped by the farmers, -and
for many years shareholders in the
Danish sugar refinery companies have
received" dividends of 25 per cent and
more. The only drawback is that la
bor has to be imported from Galicia,
the Danish peasantry declining to
work in the beet fields, and as many
as 25,000 Galician men and women ar
rive in Denmark for the seed time and
remain until the harvest in October.
As may be expected, the Galicians are
a rude and uncultivated set of people.
They spend only a fraction of their
earnings for meals, and they have
now discovered how to save their re
turn fare, being fully aware of the
fact that their presence in the coun
try is not desired one single moment
after the termination of their con
tract. On being paid they immedi
ately send all their wages home by
post, and being without a cent in
their pockets and absolutely without
any means of subsistence, the au
thorities have consequently to pay
their return fare. Thousands of these
cunning Galicians have this year
played this game at the expense of
the Danish taxpayer, and the govern
ment has promised to consider what
steps should be taken. It is suggest
ed that the farmers should deduct
from the final payment the amount
necessary for the railway fare, but
against this is to be placed the fear
of the Galicians causing a riot should
they not receive their wages in full.
It is possible that a special act may
have to be passed to deal with the
London.—Captain Roald Amundsen,
who lectured at the meeting of the
Scottish Geographical society in Edin
burgh, has received the Livingstone
gold medal, given by the late Mrs.
Livingstone-Bruce, in memory of her
Less than a year ago someone pro
posed that tfie farmers living around
the Vata waterfalls in Aasen, some
distance north of Trondhjem, go to
work and make use of the water pow
er by means of a power station. A
stock company was organized and the
work started, and so ably was the Job
handled that the plant has been in
successful operation for about a
month. The capacity of the plant is
120 horsepower, which is enough to
supply the present needs of the com
munity. The number of stockholders
is twenty-five. There is perhaps no
country in the world where electric
plants are built and put to work so
rapidly as in Norway.
This is the start of an ordinary
newspaper correspondence from Fin
marken, the northern portion of Nor
way: "The southwest wind is moan
ing its monotonous strain over the
mountains, the fjords and the ocean.
Instead of mild weather we now have
a crisp, dry cold on bare ground. The
ice has become thick and safe on all
small lakes, and as the days pass it
is also closing up the large ones. The
northern lights are gathering into
denser and brighter bundles as the
nights grow longer and darker. It is
hard work for the face of the sun to
force a beaming way through the
heavy autumn cloud-banks, and its
day's journey is growing shorter every
day. Far out in the ocean the snow
clouds tower and threaten like moun
tains of driven snow. But as long
as the southwest wind is kept up they
are unable to reach the shore."
It is an established fact that tuber
culosis is more common among sea
men and fishermen than among other
classes of people in Norway. This is
-explained on the ground that the ven
tilation of the sleeping rooms of the
people first mentioned is so very poor
that its bad effects cannot be oven
come by the abundance of fresh air
in which they work during the day.
Those who are combatting the rav
ages of tuberculosis will now make an
effort to have the authorities take
steps towards improving the sanitary
conditions on board merchant shipi
and in the dwellings of the fishermen.
Endeavorera Elect New Officers.
Hastings.—At the eleventh annual
convention of the River District Chris
tian Endeavor union the following of
ficers were elected: President, Rev.
G. E. Reibert, Winona vice presi
dent, Miss Anna L. Hartin of Hast
ings secretary, Miss Ellen Larson of
Lake City treasurer, Earl Jewell of
Winona junior superintendent, Miss
Mildred Wruek of Winona mission
ary chairman, Miss Claretta Kee of
Rochester. The 1913 convention will
be held in Fsrmington*
Condensed Into a Pew Line* for the
Perusal of the Busy Man
Latest Personal In
In the presence of President Taft,
eight members of his cabinet, the SCUM
Jority of the members of the Supreme
court of the United States and repre
sentatives of all the S3 republics of
the western hemisphere. Cardinal
Gibbons celebrated in Washington
the annual mass to commemorate Pan*
American unity.
Assistants to the sergeant-at-armi
of the United States senate ars
scouring the east for witnesses in ths|
ease of Judge Robert W. Archbald ol
the commerce court whose trial will
be resumed early in December.
Postmaster General Hitchcock pro
posed to pay according to the amount
of car space actually used at a confer
ence between him and representatives
of several of the larger railway sys
tems of the country. The railways
are now paid according to the weight
of mail.
President Taft announces that he
will reappoint Edgar E. Clark of Cedar
Rapids, la., as a member of the inter
state commerce commission for a
seven-year term, beginning January 1,
J. Frank Hickey of Quincy, Mass.,
under arrest in Buffalo, N. Y., has con
fessed to the murder of seven-year-old
Joseph Josephs of Lackawanna, N. Y.,
In October, 1911, to the slaying of Mi
chael Kruck, a young New York news
boy ten years ago and to having
caused the death of a man named Jo.
seph Morey in bowell, Mass., twenty
years ago. He attributes his crimes
to the excessive use of liquor.
John W. Sibben, former cashier of
the First National bank of Manistee,
Mich., pleaded guilty in United States
court' to embezzling $44,300 from the
bank and was sentenced to serve
seven years and six months at hard
labor in the federal prison at Fort
Leavenworth, Kan.
Bonds having a face value of $140,
000, with checks and a small amount
of coupons, that disappeared in Kan
sas City, Mo., July 7 last when two
registered mail sacks were stolen on
the way from the post office to the
railway station, were found on the
garbage dump of that city by three
Four persons were killed and fifty
injured, some of them fatally, when
the Cincinnati express on the Pennsyl
vania railroad was derailed at Glen
loch, twenty-five miles from Philadel
phia. The train, a double-header, was
running at the rate of fifty miles an
hour when the accident occurred.
A recall movement has been
launched against Mayor Alexander ol
Los Angeles, Cal., as a direct outcome
of. the. municipal affair which began
several weeks'ago with the arresf of
City Prosecutor Guy Eddie, on the
charge of having committed an offense
against a young woman.
The sand carrier Hustler went to
the bottom of St. Clair river and two
members of her crew, Alfred Nichol
son and John Presclous of Port Hu
ron were drowned as a result of a col
lision near Grande Polnte, Mich., be
tween the Hustler and the tug Annie
The constitutional amendment pro
viding woman suffrage in Michigan
was defeated by 694 votes, according
to figures compiled in the secretary of
State's office at Lansing from every
county in Michigan.
The barred door of Sing Sing swung
open for Albert T. Patrick, and the
I lawyer, who for eleven years was
cooped up in the gray walled prison,
convicted of the murder of William
Marsh Rice, his millionaire client,
stepped out a free man, pardoned by
Governor Dlx.
Typhoid fever practically has been
eradicated from the United States
army by inoculation, Dr. George B.
Foster, Jr., of the United States med
ical corps at Fort Leavenworth said
In an address at Kansas City.
Preparations for another strike of
waistmakers in New York city are
under way. A decision by the union,
which has 80,000 members, mostly
women, is expected soon. The strike
two years ago was unsuccessful.
Edith Merrill, aged five, was burned,
to death in a horrible manner when
her clothing caught fire from an open,
grate at Newark, O. Her mother re
turning from a neighbor's found her
dead with a doll in her hands at the
h*»ad of the stp'-"3.
Burrell Oates, a negro convicted ol
murdering Sol Aronoff of Dallas, was
panged at Waxahachie, Tex. The execu
tion marked the end of a remarkable
case In Texas jurisprudence. Oates,
without money or Influential friends,
obtained seven trials and his case was
^responsible for two changes in Texas
Horace S. Fogel, former president
the Philadelphia National league
baseball club, is forever excluded from
participation in the councils of the
jjaUonaHeague. TIU* -$?
cislon~otThe magnates oTTheTeague
jin New York after consideration of
the charges that Fogel had made
statements reflecting on the Integrity
(Of the league.
On the ground that their present
bonds, aggregating $105,000, were in
demnified and therefore invalid, four
teen of the forty-five defendants in the
"dynamite conspiracy" trial In .In
dianapolis were instructed by the
court that "within a reasonable time
they must procure new bonds or re
main in Jail during the Intervals be
tween sessions of the trial."
Ortie McManigal, the confessed
dynamiter, while being cross-ex
amined by Senator Kern in the "con
spiracy" trial at Indianapolis, told of
a plot suggested by the McNamaras
to destroy the whole city of Los An
geles by explosion and fire, to make
history on the coast date from the
destruction of that city, instead of
from the date of the San Francisco
"Not guilty" was the verdict of the
Jury in the case of Joseph J. Ettor.
Arturo Giovannitti and Joseph Caruso,
oh trial at Salem, Mass., for the mur
der of Anna Loplzzo, who was killed
in a Lawrence textile strike riot last
winter. When the three men heard
the words freeing them from the
charge they embraced and kissed each
The National American Woman
Suffrage association convention at
Philadelphia, after adopting resolu
tions praising. President Taft for ap
pointing a woman as head of the na
tional children's bureau, commending
the crusade against the traffic in wo
men and Indorsing arbitration to pre
vent wars, adjourned sine die.
Balkan War
Following a meeting of the council
of ministers the porte issued the fol
lowing statement: "The pourparlers
at Baghtche are proceeding in a sat
isfactory manner and there is reason
to hope that an armistice may be
signed in a day or two."
Active war measures by Germany,
Austria, Roumanla and Servia are
proceeding after an apparent lull of
two days, and the conflict which the
European chancellories have been try
ing to avert is no longer a possibility,
but A probability^ Me^wbtlp- the Bni.
Willmar Minn.
gar-TurklsfiTconflicr on the Tcfiatalja
lines has been resumed with renewed
Durazzo, the Albanian Adriatic port,
was occupied by Servian troops. The
effect of this move on the part of
Servia will be watched with the great
est interest, Durazzo being the port
which Servia wishes to retain and
which Austria has announced must
not be held by Servia.
The first meeting of the peace en
voys representing Turkey and Bul
garia looking for the terms in an ef
fort to end the Balkan war took place
at the Beghtche, near Biyuk Chek
mendye, a small town in the center of
a neutral zone, declared such for the
purpose of carrying on the negotia
(First publication Nov. 27-3t)
is hereby given, that on the 20th day of
December, 1912 at 2 o'clock in the after
noon of that day at the office of the New
London Miling- Company in the City of
Willmar, Minnesota, a special meeting
of the stockholders in the said New Lon
don Milling: Company will be held for the
special purpose of voting- on the increase
of the capital stock of said Company
from one hundred thousand dollars to
one hundred and fifty thousand dollars
and that said additional stock of fifty
thousand dollars shall be preferred
stock, bearing interest at the rate of
seven per cent per annum.
Dated.- at 'Willmar, Minn., this 23rd
day of November, 1912.
C. S. OLSON, Secretary.
Little Miss Ruby Norman return
ed to Murdock Monday from a visit
with her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs.
R. Ryden. .-.'
Andrew Peterson #jt
the furniture man of Willmar, carries the largest as
sortment of house furnishing goods west of the twin
cities, the thing for which every person who is in need
of anything in furniture should be proud of, that they
can select any style of furniture that will suit most
any home in Kandiyohi County.
We are fairly bursting with the good news of our
latest dining table purchases—we are getting the
cream of the largest assortment—the utmost values of
a really remarkable combination of favorable circum
And quality! That is what inclines us to say "re
member whose home your home is." You will be sure
of splendid finish, beautifully matched material, easy
running slides, sturdy construction and a lot of up-to
date details of Quality when our wagon takes any one
of these tables to yourhome.
HUSTER BROWN and his family
are going to pay us a visit on Fri
day evening, Dec. 6, when fhey will
be seen at the Opera House and, if
all :ie newspaper criticism from the
surrounding towns can be relied up
on, it will be the musical treat of the
season. The joyful, .tuneful, all new,
Buster Brown musical comedy will
appear here on the above date with
a strong company of musical artists
and fun-makers also a chorus of
sprightly and pretty girls who can
sing and dance.
The company carries a complete
scenic and electrical equipment. The
costumes are of the latest designs.
Prices special for this engagement
only $1.00, 75c, 50c and 25c.
This Is the fall season when every
body is cleaning house. Save your raffs,
rubbers and metals. Bring them or not
ify, me by mail or telephone. am al
ways ready to buy. also buy hides
and furs, always paying* highest mar
ket prices. Com* to ma with your
stuff. also buy poultry. 9. 9. Btr
kta, 608 Xiitchfield Ave. W. 'mono Mo.
Otter Tail Disallows Bill.
The Otter Tail county board dis
allowed the bill of their clerk of
court for indexing births and deaths
in that county. The bill called for
$2,537.10. The county attorney
held that the records were sufficient
ly indexed before and that it was un
necessary to re-index them.
Call at the Willmar Ice Cream factory
when in town and find out what we
are paying for sweet milk. We will buy
all milk you can spare at good prices.

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