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Personal Mention.
Ben Benson was a Benson visitor
on Friday.
R. W. Faley made a short business
trip to Pennock on Friday.
Miss Florence Henderson spent
Sunday at her home in Spieer.
Agent J. D. Paraell made a pleas
ure trip to the twin cities Saturday.
Miss Dora Johnson left Monday
for Minneapolis, where she will re
main indefinitely.
The Misses Blanche and Dollie
Jarrett of Pennock, were Willmar
visitors Saturday.
Mrs. M. Botnen spent Sunday at
the home of her daughter, Mrs. E. L.
Thorpe in Pennock.
Mrs. 0. A. Sandven went to Min
neapolis on Monday, to be the guest
of friends a week.
Miss Olive Falkingham is now
teaching in one of the rural schools
in Sunburg township.
Rev. C. E. Oberg, pastor of the
Baptist church here, preached at
Lake City last Sunday.
Emil Hedin of Lake Lillian, was
a Sunday visitor in Willmar with his
sister, Miss Ella Hedin.
Mrs. D. H. Simions left Monday
for the state of Indiana, called there
by the death of her aged father.
Conductor "Bill" Tew spent Sun
day v/ith his children at the St. Ben
dicks Academy, at St. Joseph, Minn.
Mrs. Cyrus Sullivan of Spieer was
in Willmar last week on her way to
Minneapolis to visit at the home'of a
Miss Esther Lundeen went to Pen
nock Saturday to spend Sunday at
the home of her sister,, Mrs. Gilbert
N. W. Nelson of Hancock visited
with his parents in Svea and friends
in Willmar from Wednesday until
Mr. and Mrs. Emil Johnson at
tended the funeral of the infant son
of Mr. and Mrs. P. P. Johnson at
Svea last Friday.
Mrs. G. W. Tyler left Friday for
Elk River, to be the guest at the
home of her son, Attorney and Mrs.
George Tyler, over Sunday.
The Misses Olga Nelson of Spieer
and Anna Edberg of Murdock, are
taking a course in dressmaking at
the Misses Johnson dressmaking par
Miss Anna Swanson of Litchfield,
came to Willmar the latter part of
the week for a week's visit at the
home of a brother, Mr. and Mrs. E.
G. Swanson.
Mrs. Oscar Hoaberg went to Spie
er Monday to be at her parental
home on the 31st wedding anniver
sary of parents, Rev. and Mrs.
Cyrus Sullivan.
Mr. and Mrs. Axel Johnson of
Raymond were in Willmar Monday.
Mr. Johnson left on the noon train
for Fairmount, 111., for a visit with
his son, Harry.
Mrs. Andrew Anderson of New
London, enroute for a visit in Litch
field, was a guest between trains on
Friday of the Mesdames 0. P. Rice
and Emma Miller.
Earlier Closing Begins Monday.
We, the undersigned merchants
herewith agree to close our respec
tive places at six o'clock instead of
six-thirty p. m., except on Saturday
evenings. This to take effect next
Monday, Feb. 17, 1913. This notice
to be duly published.
Willmar Co-operative Merc. Co.,
by Ed. Benson, Manager.
Peterson & Wellin.
Palace Grocery Store, E. P. B.
Berkness, Peterson & Co.
Pure Food Depot, J. C. Dale.
J. C. Strand.
St. Paul Bargain Store.
Tom Rowell, except pay days and
evenings preceding holidavs.
0 A. Sandven.
Anderson Bros. & Co., by J. W. L.
D. Elmquist.
C. A. Nelson.
Ohsberg, Selvig & Co.
N lson & Gabbert Hardware Co.
Lewis Hardware Co., by A. N.
Gilbert 0 Sand Co., by J. S., ex
cept pay day and following evening.
Lnudquist Bros. & Co.
1. C. Olson.
Prospects Good for Ornamental
Street Lights in Downtown
was read as was also a printed speech
by the author of the bill. A motion was
n.ade to postpone action and secure a
speaker on the opposite of the question,
but after some discussion it was with
drawn and the vote on the main ques
tion was taken which resulted in a
chorus of ayes and no noes. The ex
pression of the club had been asked for
by Senator Odell. There were a num
oer of people outside of the Club in at
tendance in anticipation of a speech by
Senator Cashman.
The main other feature of the meet
ing was the report of the Committee on
Ornamental Street Lights, which report
ed that it had been fairly successful in
interesting property owners along Pa
cific avenue and on Fourth and Fifth
streets as far south as Becker avenue
to the extent of buying the posts. It is
understood that the city will supply the
current after the new posts are erect
ed, in lieu of pther street lights. There
are portions of the territory named that
had not been reported, but little doubt
remains but that united action can be
secured to place this handsome Im
provement on the streets named. The
idea of the committee is that if one
part of the city's business section can
be induced to begin, other sections will
soon follow. A very interesting paper
on the subject of ornamental street
lighting was read at the meeting by Mr.
Anthony, who represents a firm selling
ornamental lighting posts.
In the absence of President "Wellin,
Russell Spieer presided at the meeting.
A number of minor routine matters were
disposed of.
Roseland, Feb. 10—Mr. and Mrs.
Martin Jobnson and daughter Buby,
visited at Edgar Lindblad's last
Monday evening.
Dr. E. H. Frost of Willmar was
called out to Frank Kostka's last
Tuesday, as Mr. Kostka is quite sick
with bronchitis. His many friends
wish him a speedy recovery.
Quite a few young folks of Svea
visited at Lindblad's last Wednes
day afternoon.
Misses Lucy Sluka and Fronnie
Kvech visited with the Strafelda
girls one evening of last week.
Messrs. Richards and Albin Meline
dined at the John Anderson home
last Wednesday.
Mrs. Eskil Swenson visited with
Mrs. Edgar Lindblad last Thursday
Messrs. Richard and Albin Meline
of Willmar, who have been visiting
relatives here for a couple of weeks,
returned to their home last Thurs
A surprise was given in honor of
Miss Anna Thoupal last Tuesday
evening. A neat sum of money was
left Miss Thoupal as a remembrance
the occasion. Everybody present
reported a good time.
Mr. Edgar Lindblad made a busi
ness trip to David Carlson's of Lake
Lillian last Thursday.
sdames Joe Skalak and W. H.
Williams spent last Thursday after
noon with Mrs. Edgar Dragt.
Mr. Andrew Ostrom and daughter
Helen, of Svea, visited at the Lind
blad home last Saturday afternoon.
Last Saturday Dr. Branton of
Willmar was called out to P. M. Ren
strom's. Their little baby girl is
quite ill. We all wish her a speedy
Mrs. W. H. Williams spent last
Saturday afternoon with Mrs. Aug.
Mr. and Mrs. Van Deik and fam
ily of Kansas, arrived here last Sat
urday, and are now making their
home on the old Eddie Sluka place.
Mrs. John Anderson and Miss
Mary Anderson visited at E. Lind
blad's last Friday afternoon.
Many 10c, 15c and 25c articles been rendered, refreshments will be
you Can get at Chase's for Ic next served by the young people of the
Saturday, Feb. 15th. Better not miss Nels and Ed. Tallakson families. Ev-
A few of our young people took in
the play last Saturday evening at the
Sunnyside school in West Whitefield.
The P. A. Anderson young folks
visited at the Andrew Ostrom home
east of Svea.
Synod Y. P. S.
The Young People's Society of the
Norwegian Synod church will hold
their regular meeting next Monday
evening, February 17th, in the base
ment of the church parlors, beginning
at 8:15 p. m. After the program has
I eryone welcome.
We DON'T claim to make the most pictures in this city,
nor to be THE ONLY photographers, but we DO claim
that our work stands in THE FRONT LINE and that our
patrons will be well pleased with the results.
Third St. and Bern
Benson Ave!
The Willmar Commercial Club, with
out one dissenting vote last Thursday
evening voted to Indorse the Cashman
Distance Tariff bill. Senator Cashman
was unable to be present but his bilH buying the homestead now owned by
Successors to
Baklund Studio
Phone 401
An old time, respected citizen of this
county, Erick Holsten, passed away
from the scenes of this life last Satur
day evening, Feb. 8, at his home in New
London. He has been failing for some
time, but passed away quite unexpected
He was born in Nya Kopparberg's par
ish, Nerike, Sweden, Jan. 15, 1842. He
came to America in 1867, first locating
at Ishpeming, Mich. In 1869 he came to
Lake Andrew township, in this county,
Wm. Nordstedt. In 1877 he moved to
Swift county and located near Murdock.
In 1890 he returned to this county and
rented the Wm. Whitney place at Nest
Lake.. In 1900 he bought a small farm
near Lake Florida where he lived five
years, finally retiring to a home in "Vill
age of New London. He was married in
1869 to Miss Caroline Larson. The wife
survives him with five children: Mrs.
Sander Anderson Gust Holsten of Mur
dock Oscar and Samuel Holsten of
Wauchope, Canada and Mrs. Aaron
Carlson of Dovre township. There are
27 grand children. He is also mourne.d
by one brother, A. S. Anderson of St.
Hilaire, Minn., and four sisters—Mrs.
Ulrika Carlson of New London Mrs.
Eva Nelson of Ishpeming, Mich. Mrs.
Carolina Lundstrom of Colorado, and
Mrs. Anna Stina Larson in the old home
parish in Sweden.
The funeral occurred this afternoon
at three o'clock at the Lebanon church,
Rev. C. Swenson officiating. The remains
were laid away in the churchyard near
by. All the children were present at
the funeral. Others from a distance
were the brother, A. S. Anderson, and
sister, Miss Eva Nelson a niece, Miss
Anna Augustson of Ishpeming, Mich.
Mr. and Mrs. Axel Bergstrom and Mrs.
and Mrs. Carl Carlson of Murdock.
The Swan Magnuson family whom re
side at 336 Third street, of this city, re
ceived the sad news of the death of the
son, Victor Emanuel Magnuson, which
occurred at tie St. Anthony Hospital at
Bemidji last Friday, after a six days'
illness with typhoid-pneumonia, con
tracted in one of the Crookston Lum
ber Co.'s camps in the woods north of
that city. The remains were brot to
Willmar by Mart'- Magnuson who re
sides at Deer River and Miss Emma
Magnuson of Duluth, who had been
summoned to their brother's bedside
during his fatal illness. Two other bro
thers, Carl and Arthur reside with their
parents here. Nels and Peter Magnu
son of this city are uncles of the de
ceased. The stricken family has the
heartfelt sympathy of all in their great
loss. The funeral occurred yesterday
from the Swedish M. E. church. Rev.
Theo, Livingstone officiating-.
The deceased was born at Willmar
Sept. 26, 1891, thus attaining the age
of 21 years, 4 months and 16 days. He
had been employed by- the Crookston
Lumber Company since Sept. 5.
Tripolis, Feb. 11—Services will be
conducted Sunday, Feb. 16th at 11 a. m.
The East District of the Ladies' Aid
will be entertained at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. Charles Johnson on Thursday
afternoon, the 13th.
The Y. P. S. will have their regular
meeting Friday evening. Af teir the pro
gram, refreshments will be served by
Martin and Josef Hokanson and Miss
Annie Mattson. All are welcome to at
tend these meetings.
Theodore Engman returned to his
home here, after spending some time in
Minneapolis last week. There will be
a sale at their place next Saturday, they
having sold their farm.
i». parcel shower was given last Fri
day afte.-noon for Miss Ruth Swenson
by her sister, Mrs. Carl Adolphson. A
fine lunch was served and the guest of
honor received many beautiful gifts.
Mrs. Ernest Johnson was tendered a
surprise by the members of the Ladies'
Aid and other friends last Wednesday
afternoon. The occasion was her birth
day. She was presented with a nice
gift and the afternoon was spent in a
most social way and all present enjoyed
Miss Marie Johnson came home from
Fergus Falls last Saturday for a visit
at her home.
Mr. and Mrs. Nels Magnuson visited
last Sunday at the latter's parental
home here.
Charles Johnson of Willmar, visited
at the uscar Johnson nome over Sunday.
Mrs. Hilda Broman came out from
Willmar last Wednesday and attended
the surprise on her sister, Mrs. E. John
Rev. Walters went to Hancock last
Monday to attend to duties at the Beth
ania Congregation at that place.
The August Lundquist young people
very nicely entertained a number of
their young friends last Friday evening.
F. E. Croonquist's visited at the Emil
Anderson home last Sunday.
Excitement at Bound Rouse.
Feb. 10, 1913—P. A. Peterson and Axel
A. Broklund were the only ones who
took out a health and accident insurance
policy inHhe Continental Casualty Co.,
of Chicago, through their representative,
who called on the Great Northern shops
last week. The boys thought the only
safe thing to do was to insure their
lives as they met with some slight ac
cidents lately. The former fell down
in the pit head first where it was three
feet of water. When he feil the water
forced 10 feet high and 8 feet around.
The boiler washer got somewhat scar
ed from the excitement and started to
run for the office thought a boiler had
gone up in pieces. The latter named
person was stationed on the very edge
of a door cab on one of Jim's big loco
motives carrying a jack with his part
ner which was so laughable that he
stepped too far back and fell on a big
plank and broke his ankle, and had to
lay off for a week with Dr. Frost to at
tend him. When nametl accident oc
curred it stopped all work in the shops
for a second because he fell with such
hard force that a wonderful racket oc
curred. Everybody took their right hand
behind their left ear and listened thot
a cyclone was around rasing "Cain" with
the property. The boys step more light
ly now.—Contributed.
Henry Morrell has purchased a
'fine piano from L. A. Tjosvold for
use in the New York 5 and 10 cent
Kandiyohi, Feb. 11—Ljast
ternoon the home of
Friday af-
Mr and Mrs. Carl
Adolphson was. the scehe of a merry
crowd. A parcel shov er was given Miss'
Ruth Swenson, a briie of this month.
There were about thirty of her friends,
who left her many uneful presents.
Hearty congratulations!
The Mission society wjas well attend
ed last Thursday atlthe'home of Mrs.
J. Lundquist. $14.1o| was taken in for
lunches. Mrs. P. E. Lundquist will en
tertain the society on Thursday, Feb.
20. Everybody welcopae.
Florence Lundquist! south of the vill
age, entertained at p. party Thursday
eve in honor of her friends and a good
time is reported.
No services next Sxnday at the Eben
eber church. I
Hans Lewis is doing carpenter work
out at Lou Tait's. faim. _,
Olga Jacobson is hfme from Willmar.
Ella Jacobson speit last week with
Mrs. Peter Burns,
Mr. and Mrs. Dan Lantry and family
of Superior, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Burns
of Mitchell, S. D., Mr and Mrs. Jim
Carlin and children of Vancouver, B. C,
Vlr. and Mrs. Peter {Burns and family,
all gathered at their bid home last Sat
urday to help their parents, Mr. and
.Mrs. John Burns celebrate their golden
wedding. Mr. and Mis. Bums are pion
eers of this county, bale and hearty at
their age. Some of t^eir neighbors and
)ld friends also canje to congratulate
them and we all join in wishing them
:nany more years of/nealth and happi
ness together with thfelr children, grand
children and friends.
Mrs. Levi Lund- and Mrs.- SbTiefijeon
were at Willmar on Thursday.
Mrs. Kambestad of INew London, who
spent a week with her daughter and
son-in-law, Prof and! Mrs. Hauge, left
Saturday for her home.
Mrs. Erickson was] here on Wednes
day and Thursday ahd had her furni
ture shipped to St. jPaul, where Prof,
and Mrs. Erickson will make their home
at present. I
J. S. Carlson of Djjssel, is here for a
visit with Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Norine
and family.
Ansgar Lundquist sent Sunday at his
home here.
Mr. and Mrs. O. W. Kroona entertain
ed some of their friends Sunday after
Rev. Edgren of OaTc Park had serv
ices at the school hoise on Sunday.
Mrs. Stoskopf is reported ill. A phy
sician from Willmar is attending her.
Robert Kroona returned Friday from
a week's visit with his sister, Mrs. Her
man Hanson of Kimball, Minn.
Mr. and Mrs. J. V. Holmberg were at
Willmar last Sunday visiting with rela
tives and friends. They were accom
panied by Miss MildredgLundquist.
There will be a social§at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. Klick ne^jt Saturday af
ternoon, given for |$elbenefit of the
KSylrNeigh'bors. *"fr
Prof. Hauge entertalrlfed- his brother
and brother-in-law Saturday and Sun
Mrs. Strom and daughter Ellen, spent
Monday at Willmar shopping.
Miss Larkins of Diamond Lake is at
present staying- with Mrs. Dan Downs.
Emil Arthun and Bert Gooring spent
Sunday with their parents at Spieer.
Gustafson and Anderson shipped stock
on Tuesday.
C. Jacobson and Shosten were at Will
mar on Monday.
Svea, Feb. 10—Miss Esther Hegstrom
entertained the young folks of Svea for
supper Tuesday evening.
Wednesday afternoon, the Misses
Hazel Ostrom, Ellen and Amy Lindberg,
Mamie and Edith Westerberg visited at
3dgar Linblad's home.
Mrs. Erick Moline has been staying at
the Andrew Johnson home in Willmar
for a few days on account of the ser
ious illness of Mrs. Johnson. She is
now much improved so Mrs. Moline re
turned home Sunday.
Mrs. M. A. Johnson went to Willmar
Sunday to stay with Mrs. Andrew John
son for a few days.
Last Friday occurred the funeral of
little Virgil Percival Johnson. Funeral
services were held at Svea church at
2:30. Many* were the flowers given by
relatives and friends.
Miss Ellen\Lindberg has been staying
at the Erick Moline- home for a few
Miss Florence Olson returned home
Sunday after staying at the August
Norman home for some time.
Christ Berg left Monday for Willmar,
where he will visit with is parents for
a few days, and then he will go out
West to visit with his brother in Cal
Miss Amy Nelson visited with her sis
ter Mabel, of Willmar, over Sunday.
Miss Anna Hegstrom is staying at
Peter Strandberg's a few days.
Mr. and Mrs. P. N. Olson were en
tertained for dinner at the August Nor
man home Sunday.
S. M. Swenson and family visited at
Martin Swenson's Sunday.
Rev. Ryden called at Andrew Bjelk
engren's home Sunday afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. A. P. Johnson and fam
ily and Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Johnson vis
ited at the August Johnson home Sun
Mr. and Mrs. P. N. Olson called at the
Swan Nelson home Sunday.
Miss Mamie Westerberg returned
home after staying in Willmar for some
Quite a number from here took in the
play and supper at the Sunnyside
school given by the P. L. S.
Miss Ellen Johnson of Lake Lillian
is at present staying at August John
son's home.
E. R. Swenson's entertained some
friends Sunday.
toervices will be conducted at the
church Wednesday afternoon at 2:00 o'
Mrs. M. R. Swenson will entertain the
Ladies' Aid Thursday, the 20th. There
will be Y. P. S. Friday evening.
Miss Mary Paleida has resigned
her position at the Boston Candy
Kitchen and accepted a position at
the New York department store.
Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Bjelkengren are
the happy parents of a little son,
born to them on Monday, Feb. 10.
If you attend Chase's One Cent
Sale Saturday, the 15th, you will
learn how to get 15c to $1.50 arti
cles for Ic.
Lake Lillian and East Lake LiUian,
Feb. 10—Ben Thomas spent part of last
week with friends in Thorpe.
Ed. Lund of Morristown, 8. D„ Is at
present assisting his father to get ready
for the auction.
Emil Lofgren has been visiting with
friends in Lake Elizabeth.
C. C. Ward was in Olivia attending to
business Saturday.
Lars Erickson is building an Ice house
and Erick Englund is doing the work.
The coffee social of the Norwegian
church will be hb«* at the parsonage.
Sunday evening. Everybody welcome.
Matt Gauer has purchased a new fan
ning mill.
Mrs. Betsie Lundquist has rented the
Storch farm.
Christ Mattson has purchased a new
team of horses of Carney Bros.
Several of our young folks spent Sat
urday evening at the Gustaf Johnson
Victor Neilson Is staying with Henry
Reidel at present.
The Lofgren young folks spent Sun
day evening with the Renstrom family.
Mr. and Mrs. Willie Lundquist are
visiting with the former's parents.
Fred Johnson, Henry Aspaas and
Fred Berglund spent Sunday evening at
the C. C. Ward home.
Mr. Flahn, Henning Nelson and Mr.
Williamson were in the cities last week.
John Olson and Mr. Richardson were
out here to attend the R. R. meeting
which was held Friday evening.
Willie and Arvin Trogen spent Sunday
with the Anderstrom family.
Mr. Luce, president of the Electric
Short Line railroad, was here and gave
a very interesting talk to the farmers
Friday. A committee sent to investi
gate the railroad and financial standing
say they found everything O. K. Now as
it has been thoroughly investigated by
good reliable men, push It along, as it
will be a help to the farmers!
West Lake, Feb. 10—Mr. and Mrs. Ar
thur Otterness, Henry Otterness and
Oline Veltikold viBited at Norway Lake
last Sunday.
Mr., and Mrs. Arthur Otterness and
Henry Otterness visited at* the Lewis
Evenson home Friday evening.
Mathias Nelson transacted business at
the Negord store FridaJ" afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Reigstad are visit
ing Mrs. R's parents in New London this
Fred Bjurstrom sold a horse to Ole
Myhre one day last week.
Mr. and Mrs. Louis Evenson and
Olina Veltikold visited at the J. E. Ot
terness home Saturday evening.
Henry Otterness brought Miss Alma
Rogen o/ Spring Creek for a visit with
tier sister, Mrs. J. E. Otterness.
Jbddward Huse and his sister, Miss
Gurene visited with Mrs. W. L. Aasen
Edward Evenson.of Colfax is moving
his farm implements^ onto the Tosten
Evenson farm. He has rented the place
for a number, of years and will be a
welcome member of our community.
Farmer Resident Died In Norway.
Word was received at the Bank of
Willmar of the death of Halvor Fritz
void which occurred at Numedal, Nor
way. Up to abouc two years ago he was
a resident of East Lake Lillian, and
had left a sum of money on deposit
here. Recently he ordered some 15,000
crowns remitted to him, but the regis
tered letter was returned and was re
ceived the other day wjth the endorse
ment that the addressee was dead and
could not receipt for the money.
A quiet marriage took place at the
Swedish Lutheran parsonage last Thurs
day, Feb. 9, when Mr. Herman Larson
and Miss Sophie Arithson were made
man and wife, Rev. Gustaf Peterson
reading the service. The young people
were attended by John Johnson, Edward
Arithson, and Misses Anabel Bakke and
Jennie Olson. The groom is a fireman
on the Great Northern. Congratula
Fractured Wrist.
Mrs. C. Bloomquist, mother of Martin
Bloomquist of Palace Grocery, met with
a very painful accident while on her
way home from down town last Friday
morning. She fell and fractured her
right wrist, near Oman & Johnson's
shop. She was able to walk to her
home which is several blocks distant.
A physician dressed the fracture and
she is now doing nicely.
Progressive Shoemaker.^
C. A. Nelson, the shoemaker, has in
stalled one of the latest models of an
electric stitcher, finisher and polisher,
in his shop adjoining the Tribune office.
This machine represents a big invest
ment, but does the work quickly and
Card of Thanks.
We desire to erpress in this manner
our heartxelt thanks for the assistance
given and sympathy shown us in our be
reavement of a beloved son and bro
Mr. and Mrs. Swan Magnuson and
Mrs. Peter Ringstrom died at the Fer
gus Falls state hospital last Thurs
day. The remains were brought, to At
water for b'urial. The ,,funeral service
was held from the Swedish Lutheran
church on Monday, of which the deceas
ed was a member.
Harold B. Handy returned home Mon
day from his several weeks' trip to the
East During his stay in Boston, he
took a special course in vocal music.
He also visited in New York City and
Washington D. C.
The Ladies' Social Union of the Pres
byterian church, under the chairman
ship of Mrs. James Sanderson, served
coffee at the Odd Fellows hall last Fri
day afternoon, and met with great suc
cess. A fine program was given at 4
The Ladies' Aid society of the First
M. E. church will be entertained by Mrs.
T. M. Kendall ahd Miss Paddock, at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. Kendall, 218 2nd
street, Wednesday afternoon, Feb. 19.
Everyone is cordially invited.
The Swedish Society last Monday
night changed its stated meetings to the
second and fourth Fridays night of each
You will lose some money If you
miss Chase's One Cent Sale next
Council Chambers,
Library Building,
Willmar Minn., Feb. 10, Hit.
Regular meeting of the City Council.
In the absence of the Mayor the City
Clerk called the meeting to order.
Alderman Johnson, was, by ballot,
3lected Acting Mayor.
The following members of the Coun
cil were present on roll call: Aldermen
rohnson, Hedin, Sp«rry, Norman and
reeberg, 5 absent. Mayor Wellin, Ald
rmen Larson and Anderson, 3.
City Attorney Stanford was also pres
The minutes of the last regular meet
ng were read and the same were ap
The matter of designating polling
laces for the Annual Election was
brought up.
Alderman Hedin presented the follow
ng resolution which was adopted by the
oliowing vote: "Ayes," 6 "Noes," none.
Be it resolved by the City Council of
ie City of Willmar that the following
laces.be and are hereby designated as
he polling places for the Annual Char
er Election to be held in the City of
Villmar, Minnesota? on April 8, 1913:
First Ward—Seminary Hall, on Nel
on avenue, between "B" and "C"
Second Ward—Opera House Building,
No. 310 Fifth street.
Third Ward—Maloney Building, No.
207 Third street.
Fourth Ward—C. Freeberg's carpen
ter shop, corner Second street and Min
nesota avenue.
Approved February llth, 1913.
Acting Mayor.
The following named citizens were ap
pointed to act as judges of the election
at the Annual Charter Election to be
held April 8th, 1913:
For First Ward—L. A. Wold, M. O.
Thorpe and J. L. Jp.hnson.
For Second Ward—J. W. Kent, C. A.
Nelson and Charles Joanson.
For Third Ward—O. N. Grue, Edward
Johnson and O. A. Grangaard.
For Fourth Ward—Peter Freeberg,
G. J. Bjornberg and J. A. Hedin.
Application of Frank J. Collinson to
open a shooting gallery in the Jorgen
son building at No. 104 Fifth street N.
WSB presented and read. The applica
tion was granted and his license was
Ixed at *10.00 per annum, payable quar
Application for aiv» from Peter Strom
berg and Mrs. P. Stromberg "was pre
sented and read. The matter was refer
red to the City Attorney with instruc
tions jto notify the authorities where
these people formerly resided..
Moved and seconded that the" ordi
nance entitled "An Ordinance Authoriz
ing the Sale of Certificates of Indebted
ness in Anticipation of the Taxes Levied
for the year A. D. 1912, For and On Ac
count of the general Fund," be given its
second reading. Carried. The said or
dinance was then read.
Moved and seconded that the ordi
nance Regulating the Setting and Erect
ing of Telegraph, Telephone and Elec
tric Light Poles in the Streets or Ave
nues of the City of Willmar," be given
its.second reading. Carried. The said
ordinance was then read.
Moved and seconded that the ordi
nance entitled "An Ordinance Regulat
ing the Width of Boulevards in the
Residence Portion of the City of Will
nar," be given its second reading. Car
ried. The.said ordinance was then read.
Moved and seconded that the ordi
nance entitled "An Ordinance Regulat
ing the Planting and Setting Out of
Boulevard Trees in the City of Will
nar," be given its second reading. Car
ried. The said ordinance was then read.
Requisitions for supplies from the
Water and Light Commission were pre
sented and the Clerk was instructed to
order the supplies.
The Acting Mayor was instructed to
have the Chief of Police investigate as
to the outlet of the sewer at the Glarum
On motion the Council adjourned.
Acting Mayor.
City Clerk.
Western. Dovre V. p.. S.
At the February meeting of the Wes
tern Dovre Y. P. S. which will'take
place next Sunday evening, Feb. 16, at
the home of L. L. Thorpe, the following
program will be rendered:
Song .Clara Dengerud
Devotion .Rev. E. O. Larson
Recitation Minnie- Grorud
Reading H. Estness
Speech .Rev. E. O. Larson
Reading Selma Rykken
Refreshments will be served, all are
welcome. Com.
Swedish Mission drareh.
Next Sunday Sabbath school at 9:30
a. m. Morning service 10:45. The Young
People have their meeting at 6:30 p. m.
and the evening service at 7:30.
The Young People's Society of the
Swedish Mission church will hold their
monthly program, Thursday evening,
Feb. 13, after which refreshments will
be served by Einar and George Brogren.
Everyboay welcome.
New London, Feb. 10—'Services
next Sunday "at the usual time.
Mr. Henning Olander and daucb
ters, Hazel and Sylvia, called at the
August Newstrom home on Saturday
Mr. and Mrs. G. E. Newlin and
daughter Mildred were Sunday
guests at the Henning Bengtson
Reuben and Ellen Olander visited
at the Carl Soderlund home from
Saturday until Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Lundgren of
Colfax visited at the Henning Bengt
son home yesterday.
A. O. Nasset, former county auditor,
is visiting-old time friends In Willmar.
Do you know about the One Cent
Sale at Chase's Saturday, the 15th.
•Well, you should.
saturiay, the loin.. wen you snouio f/^s&y
El. W.^Hanson is confined to nls home
with a severe cold. ,.
Dr. and Mrs. J. R. Petersen entertain
ed friends at dinner Saturday.
Mrs. Fred Ack* -man entertained the
Silent Club Saturday afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. M, C. Lewis spent Sun
day with friends at Montevideo.
Mrs. F. S. Wanous»of New London
was a Willmar visitor yesterday.
Miss Mae Gleason of Minneapolis is
the guest of Mrs. Edw. Woodcock.
Dr. E. H. Frost attended the National
ato show at Minneapolis Monday.
Mrs. Geo. Sanderson left Saturday
evening for Minneapolis and Rochester.
Miss Gertrude Sandberg spent Sun
day at the Haroldson home in White
Lent began Feb. 5th and for the next
six wee&s society doings will be very
scarce. •'•:•••-.-..,•
Christ Berg will leave tomorrow night
for Seattle, Wash., and ~.er points in
the West,
Mrs. Charles Hilstrom.of St, Paul is
visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. E.
"Mrs. R. W. Faley at 413 Tenth street
was hostess to 18 lady friends Tuesday
afternoon, Feb. 4."
Mr. and Mrs. Maxfield C. Lewis went
to Minneapolis yesterday to attend the
National auto show.
Miss Barbara Williams at 822 West
Litchfield avenue entertained the "Hool
igans" Saturday evening.
Dr. and Mrs, E. H. Frost and two sons
Russell and Charl.s. visited at Minne
apolis during the past week.
Mrs.' S. E. Stansberry left yesterday
for St Paul for a brief visit at the home
of her daughter, Mrs. Oehler.
Mr. and Mrs. Edward Hanson are re
joicing over the arrival of a little son
born to them Monday, Feb. 10.
Miss Addle Olson, at 789 Marion St.,
St. Paul, was hostess to a large com
pany of friends last Thursday evening.
J. A. Smith of St Paul, supervising
agent for the Singer Sewing Machine
Co., was at Willmar Monday and Tues
Albert Odell returned to the "U" last
Wednesday after a week's visit with his
parents here. Senator and Mrs. C. W.
Mrs. Albin CarlF"- of Benson was in
this city Sunday, on her return from
Portland, Oregon, where she visited a
Mrs. Oscar A. Orred of Spieer was in
this city Monaay, on her way to Minne
apolis for a visit wit hrelatives and
friends. -,_,...^.^ _.„/L.,,.,.,- ,-•.
Mrs Anton Bakke at 413 5th street
entertainer the Young Ladies' Sewing
Society of the Presbyterian church last
Ole Beck from Pompkins, Canada, is
visiting at the S. E. Magnuson home,
and with other relatives and friends in
this city.
A A Anderson returned yesterday
from Paxton and Chicago, 111., for which
place he left a week ago to transact
Miss Gladys Noland of Kerkhoven
came to Willmar yesterday for a visit
at the home of her cooFin, Mrs George
Miss Abbie Edgren very nicely enter
tained the clerks of the Leading store
at her apartments on Third street last
Tuesday evening, Feb. 4th.
The Misses Dora, Emma and Ida
Johnson, Charles and Melvin Johnson
enjoyed a Sunday visit at the Elmer
Johnson home in Kandiyohi.
Miss Marie Hoglund, who is suffering
from a painful attack of rheumatism,
expects to leave uie latter part of this
areek for Hot gurings. Ark.
Frank Dolan anu Miss Cena Dolan re
turned to their home at pan vers, Mon-r
day,, after oelng Sunday guests at the
iiome of Mr. and Mrs. Dan Haley.
The Musical given at the Presbyterian
church Monday evening was very fine.
The attendance was not as good as ex
pected, owing to the cold weather.
Little Miss Beatrics Sandbo celebrat
ed her sixth birtuday last Monday af
ternoon by inviting several little tots
to spend the afternoon from 2 to 5.
The Misses isilenore and Julia Young
'oerg returned Saturday from the cities,
where they spent several days purchas
ing their new spring line of millinery.
Mrs. H. J. Ramsett at 411 Fourth St
entertains a larg company of ladies
this afternoon. Misses Birdie Ramsett
and Norma Reuss entertain this eve
The Commercial hotel is again under
going improvements. Landlord Nick
elson wants the very best he can get
for his ever-increasing number of
Mrs. Harry Ekdahl pleasantly enter
tained the Philathea class of the Bap
tist church Monday evening. After a
short business session, a social evening
was spent
Fred Olson, ./ho has held the position
as relief agent at the Great Northern
depot at South Shore, S. D., is here vis
iting friends. Mr. Olson will not return,
to South Shore.
Dr.. and Mrs. A J. Branton went to,
Minneapolis yesterday for a brief visit
at the home of Mrs. Branton's parents.
Judge and Mrs. urown, and also wilL
attend the National auto show.
Mr. and Mrs. A. Hustad and little
daughter, Martha of Mason, Ohio, on
their,-way to their new home at Mar
shall, Minn., were Sunday guests of
Rev. and Mrs. Lou Wallace Gade.
The friends of Miss Addle Olson of
St. Paul, will be pleased to hear that
she will again return to Willmar in
March for the ...iid season as trimmer
at the Toungoerg sisters' millinery.
Invitations have been issued by Dr.
and Mrs. G. D. Forssell for a large par
ty to be given Friday, Feb. 14 to the
members of the Philathea D. A. and the
D. L. classes of the Baptist rhurch.
Roy Cramer is expected home this-'
.week from Breckenridge. Roy and his
father will leave about Feb. 27 for their
claims at Cut Bank, Mont Mrs. Cramer
and children will remain here' until'
school closes. ,-, *,*., .„ -L,,
Better not mistWotftift S a
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