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Copyright.
The Story by Chapters.
Chapter I.—On a Charge of
Murder.
Chapter II.—Detective Michael
Kearney.
Chapter III.—Murder In the
Second Degree.
Chapter IV.—No. 60,108.
Chapter V.—Planning.
Chapter VI.—The Getaway.
Chapter VII.—Helps From the
Dead.
Chapter VIII.—Hunted.
Chapter IX.—The Coming of
the Woman.
Chapter X.—The Hand of the
Law Stretches Out.
Chapter XI.—Out For a Pur
pose.
Chapter XII. Losing the
Shadows.
Chapter XIII. Two Potent
Aids.
Chapter XIV.—On the Trail of
the Quarry.
Chapter XV.—The Sacrifice.
Chapter XVI.—Restitution.
CHAPTER I.
W
On a Charge of Murder.
'HAT'S the charge, lieuten
ant?"
'Murder."
charge
York's
Inspector Ranscombe, In
of the central office of New
police department, gave the
prisoner before him a second and more
searching glance.
The prisoner straightened his well
formed shoulders as he returned the
glance. He stood with a pair of thin
and soiled hands clasped before him.
There was a glint of steel at the wrists,
the sleeves of his coat only partly hid
ing the manacles that shamed him.
His clothes were those of a boy from
the country, and he wore them awk
wardly in the bright, sunny room of
the chief of the city's detectives, where
everything was spick and span and the
uniforms of the office staff as trim and
fresh as though just from the depart
ment's tailoring contractor.
Ranscombe, a man beyond the half
century mark, short and at times bru
tal in his speech, his heavy jaw and
bristling white mustache suggesting
latent ferocity, felt a little twinge at
his heart as he told himself that this
youth bore none of the marks of the
born criminal.
"What's your name, boy?" he asked
sharply.
"James Montgomery," was the an
swer, huskily given.
"How old are you?"
"Twenty-one."
"Guilty?"
Montgomery shook his head as his
lips trembled and the denial of guilt re
fused to leave them.
The inspector turned to the detective
lieutenant in charge of the prisoner.
"What is it, Kearney," he asked—"a
Btreet quarrel?"
"No, sir bank watchman killed.
He's a yegg."
"A yegg!"
"Yes, sir. The West Side National
bank was blown last night. The
he policeman on the beat got this
,ad"
watchman
a
Little.
with him.
murdered. Three men
did the job. The policeman on the
beat beard the explosion and got this
lad. The other two made their get
j, away."
"Yon got a case here that won't fall
down?"
"Yes, sir it's a good case."
3 The inspector hesitated as if debat-
A, ing in bis mind whether to- put the
boy through an examination. Lieuten
ant Kearney seldom needed aid from
ifV his chief. He was a detective of ex
perience and one who could safely be
trusted to clear up any case.
sr Ranscombe turned to the pile of doc
uments on his desk.
'KjL "Take him- to the identification de
partment and go ahead with the case,"
he instructed the detective.
$J The fingers of Kearney's right hand
4 gathered up the folds of his prisoner's
I Bleeve until his grip became viselike.
*v wheeled about and started for the
corridor, the boy half staggering along
In the main hall of the building they
took a rattling and palsied elevator to
the top floor. Here they entered a
small, dingy room where were scales,
a large tripod with a camera topping
it and an iron frame for holding in
position the bead of the subject to be
photographed.
Two identification experts in uniform
took the prisoner in hand and photo
graphed him. profile and full face.
Montgomery was then placed on a
small platform and his height measure
ment made. One of the experts filled
in an identification sheet as the other
took the length of the prisoner's arms
and legs, the circumference of the
trunk at the navel and the hips and
the chest measurement With a steel
compass the measurement between
the base of the nose and the base of
the skull was made. The expert called
off the length and breadth* the right
ear in a droning voice. All the figures
went down in ink on the identification
blank, a piece of white cardboard six
inches wide by four in length.
The man at the desk put down his
pen and left his chair, advancing to
the prisoner. He stopped directly be
fore him and fastened his eyes on
Montgomery's as if to hypnotize him.
The prisoner returned the gaze, his
pupils dilating as fear crept Into his
heart—a fear that he could not define.
He had not slept in thirty-six hours,
and he had not eaten In twenty-four.
He felt as if his body were swaying,
but the clear, searching eyes so close
to his seemed to bold him to his heels.
Suddenly the eyes of the expert were
withdrawn, and Montgomery regained
control of bis senses. He saw the man
back at bis desk and writing. He was
putting into the record the color of the
prisoner's eyes, a description of their
shape and of whatever peculiarities he
bad discovered in them.
In his weak and exhausted condition
Montgomery was easily bewildered.
He was in a state of mild stupefaction
as the man with the measuring instru
ments again began work. Soon the
expert's voice was droning out more
measurements. The length of the nose
at the bridge, its projection at the high
est point and at the nostrils, the height
and width and peculiarities of the fore
head, the shape of the chin, the nature
of the setting and filling of the teeth.
their number and condition, the shape
of the lobe of the right ear and its bor
der, the color of the hair and its con
dition were all placed in the record
that would make James Montgomery
a marked man and easy police prey for
the rest of bis life.
Kearney unlocked the handcuffa
"Take off your clothes," he ordered.
The naked lad was placed on the
scales and his weight taken. The left
foot and the little finger of the left
hand were measured. The two experts
then examined every square inch of
the prisoner's body and made note of
every mark, mole*, scar and cutaneous
peculiarity.
As Montgomery feebly struggled
back into bis home fashioned under
wear and poorly fitting suit of clothes
the Bertillon men studied him careful
ly and keenly, as if they were two con
noisseurs at a county fair passing upon
an especially interesting steer. They
were seeking material to fill in that
part of the record carrying the title line
"Peculiarities of Habit and Action."
They conferred in whispers and de
cided that the prisoner belonged to the
"dopey" class. He was of good frame,
but appeared listless and weak. They
were not medical men, and they could
not know that malnutrition was the
cause of the lad's feebleness and that
misery of soul had sent bis manhood
reeling over the ropes.
The prisoner was led to a desk on
which was a long, white form ruled
into twelve rectangles. A Bertillon
man caught bis wrists and pressed his
fingers down upon a marble slab cov
ered with printer's ink. The prints of
all the fingers of each hand were made
in the record, and then prints of the
first joints of the four fingers were
made In other rectangles. A pen was
handed the prisoner, and be was made
to sign his name to the sheet of a
As he lifted the pen from the paper the
Bertillon man grasped his right fore
finger and made a separate record of
it just under the name.
The police no longer depended on the
name or facial characteristics as a
means of identifying the prisoner. The
name James Montgomery meant little
if anything now. But the little whorls,
"islands," parabolas and "breaks"
showing in the finger prints in that
record forever tagged their man. He
might grow old and feeble and so
change his appearance that even his
own brother would know him not but
the finger prints would never change,
and no other human born on earth
would have the same little circles in
the skin which nature so wonderfully
and strangely twists in separate de
signs for each of the human species.
The police record of James Mont
gomery went into the files and bis pic
tures into the gallery of rogues.
Kearney took his man back to the
wheezy elevator and below to the main
floor. A short flight of winding stairs
took them to the basement and a little
prison known as "the barrel." This
cramped and dark place would hold
Montgomery until he was arraigned
before a magistrate and the slow proc
ess of marching through the courts to
prison or liberty was begun. Here, be
neath the level of the street be could
send no word to lawyer or friend, and
be was as far removed from the sav
ing benefits of the habeas corpus as if
/"V
he" were existing before the signing of
Magna Cbarta.
Pending his arraignment in court
this citizen of the United States was
without one single trace of considera
tion by the law which was written for
his protection.
It was noon the next morning when
Montgomery groped about bis little
black cell and found an iron shelf
hinged to one of its walls. He threw
himself on a dirty, twisted blanket his
body worn out and bis mind a blank.
His stomach called for food, but he
dared not ask for any. The lunch
hour tramping of feet above lulled him
into oblivion. His tired eyes closed,
and he slept
A voice, sounding very faintly at
first but gathering volume until his
ears ached, awakened him.
"I thought you was dead," be beard
the turnkey say. "Here, take this."
The prisoner dropped bis legs over
the iron pallet's edge and held out his
hands.
The turnkey had brought him a large
tincup filled with beef stew, and the
savor of it made the boy's brain reel
with the delights of anticipation. He
lifted the cup to his lips .and drank
from it eagerly. The turnkey handed
nun a piece of bread. He clutched it
stuck it Into the stew aud ate of It
with little grunts of animal satisfac
tion.
Montgomery heard the cell door slam
and the key turn in the lock. As the
welcome process of digestion started
the starved, tired lad forgot his sor
rows and remembered his miseries no
more in dreamless and refreshing
slumber.
Simple as was the food, and only too
slight for a famished youth, it started
the blood coursing healthily through
his veins once more. This second
sleep brought back his strength, and
the fog that bad come to his brain
while he was undergoing the strange
hardships of identification began to
lift. When he wakened again he found
that nature, replenished with fuel, had
cast off the dread load of despair that
bad settled upon blm.
He knew not whether it was day or
night He rubbed bis face briskly, tak
ing a dry bath and equalizing the sur
face circulation of bis blood. He threw
out his arms and legs vigorously, re
moving the kinks in his muscles.
Through the bars of the cell he saw
the yellow smear of light and the turn
key sitting beneath it smoking a pipe.
He was debating the advisability of
asking the day and hour when the
door of the "barrel" rattled and bis
keeper bestirred himself.
A man in uniform was admitted.
The turnkey placed his pipe in his
chair and came to Montgomery's cell.
"Get your hat," he ordered as be
unlocked the door.
Montgomery groped about for bis
cloth cap, found it and stepped out of
the cell.
"It's time for the lineup," he was in
formed. "They want you upstairs."
In charge of the uniformed man be
made bis way up the winding stair
way and stepped into the blinding
sunlight which flooded the assembly
room of the detective bureau. The
room was large and wainscoted high
with racks of pictures—the old rogues'
gallery. In the center of the room was
a clump of fifteen men and three wo
men. They made up the police crop
of the night before. Yeggmen, bur
glars, pickpockets, confidence men and
a black browed Sicilian bomb thrower
were included in the group. The wo
men, blowsy, frowsy and insolent
were common thieves.
Montgomery was put in this herd
and told to wait there. Half a dozen
uniformed policemen were doing duty
as doormen.
After a few minutes of anxious,
nerve wearing delay a door opened and
on the threshold appeared a man In
the garb of a citizen. Montgomery
felt the prisoners about him turning
In one direction and he turned and
looked. He saw the man In the door.
There was something uncanny about
his appearance, and be looked more
closely. The man's face was covered
with a black mask. He stepped into
the room and another masked man ap
peared on the threshold.
The prisoners in the center of the
room drew closer together. There was
a snicker of contempt from several of
them and a whispered anathema as the
plain clothes men gradually began to
crowd the room. Montgomery counted
the first and then the second dozen and
still they came, silently, and showing
hideous black patches where human
faces should have been.
The detectives peered steadily at the
faces and forms within the circle,
studying their "Peculiarities of Habit
and Action." The hunters would know
their quarry again when time came
to break open new leads, but the quar
ry in flight would not know the faces
of the men after them.
Montgomery's head was swimming,
and his heart going like a trip hammer
when be was shoved into a prison van
With the others and taken to the Jeffer
son Market police court in the lower
west side to be arraigned.
As dismal as was the interior of the
ill lighted courtroom, the first glimpse
of the black robed magistrate brought
a feeling of relief to Montgomery. He
was in a court of justice, an institution
designed for people in the very plight
in which he found himself. The Inno
cent would here find protection, and
the guilty would receive punishment
The courts were as much for the peo
ple as for the police, he thought
As the line of prisoners edged along
in front of the magistrate's desk he
began to frame the words he would
say in his own behalf. Surely he
would be given a chance to declare his
innocence.
At last it came his turn. He stepped
upon the little elevation known as the
"bridge" and looked over the edge of
the magistrate's desk. The magistrate
did not look at the prisoner, but gave
all hisi attention to a document placed
before him by a clerk at his right
hand. He signed It and gave it to De
tective Kearney, who held fast to the
sleeve of the accused. The policeman
on duty at the bridge pulled back the
prisoner, add Kearney started off
through the crowd with him. In bis
fight hand tbe detective held the docu
ment committing Montgomery to tbe
Tombs to await an investigation of tbe
charge against him and an indictment
by the grand jury.
-Within a half hour from the time he
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stepped upon the bridge"with his pro
test of innocence ready on his lips
James Montgomery was in a cell in
murderers' row in the Tombs.
(To be continued)
TIME TABLE.
ARRIVES.
Arrival and departure of trains at
the Willmar Station:
No. 3 from St. Paul 2:05 a.m.
No. 13 from S Paul 1:30 p.m.
No. 21 from St. Paul 9:10 p.m.
No. 9 from St. Paul 10:45 p.m.
No. 31 from Duluth 7:00 p.m.
No. 52 from Yankton 3:45 a.m.
No. 32 from Sioux City... 2:00p.m.
No. 2 from Coast 4:45 a.m.
No. 10 from Grand Forks.. 3:50a.m.
No. 14 from Fargo 1:40 p.m.
DEPARTS.
No. 3 for Seattle.. 2:10 a.m.
No. 13 for Fargo ., 2:25 p. m.
No. 9 for Grand Forks....,.10:45p.m.
No. 31 for Sioux City....... 2:00p.m.
No. 51 for Yankton .11:15 p.m.
No. 32 for Duluth.... 6:00a.m.
No. 10 for St. Paul 4:10 a.m.
No. 22 for St. Paul 7:00a.m.
No. 14 for St. a 2:30p.m.
Wiggins Sharpens Lawn Mowers.
Purebred Stallion
Marnix De Woestyn
5759 (Vol. XVII)
State of Minnesota Stallion Registra
tion Board License Certificate.
The pedigree of the stallion, Mar
nix De Woestyn 5759 (Vol. XVII.),
owned by E. M. Sanderson, P. O.,
Willmar, County Kandiyohi, color
bay, breed Belgian, foaled 1908, sire
Prince du Chenoy (20318), dam
Mieke de Woestyn (61035) has been
examined at the College of Agricul
ture, Division of Animal Husbandry,
and it is hereby certified that the said
stallion is of pure breeding and is
registered in a studbook recognized
by the Department of Agriculture,
Washington, D. C. The above named
stallion has been examined by Ed
ward Wanner, a duly licensed Veter
inarian, and is reported as free from
infectious, contagious or transmis
sible disease, or unsoundness, and is
licensed to stand for public service
in the State of Minnesota.
Dated at S Paul, Minnesota, this
5th day of April, 1912.
(SEAL) T. L. HAECKER,
Professor of Animal Hus
bandry and Secretary Stall
ion Registration Board.
Renewed, 1913 renewed, 1914.
Will stand during season of 1914
at the livery barn of 4he owner at
Willmar at all times, except Mondays.
On the latter day of each week at
Kandiyohi.
TERMS: $15 to Insure standing
colt.
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Sverlge, the new man-of-war which
is now under construction, will be
built of American steel. The first
consignment of armor is now on its
way from the Carnegie Steel company,
in Pittsburg.
4« 4» 4*
Statistics show that during the
past year—1913—29,252 persons re
ceived public assistance in Stockholm.
This is equal to one in every eleven
of the city's inhabitants.
4* 4» 4»
The Swedish tobacco trust shows a
profit of 700,000 crowns for 1913. The
board of directors suggests a 7 per
cent dividend, the balance to be placed
in a reserve fund.
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SCANDINAVIANS
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An editorial writer in a recent is
sue of the Scandinavian Review says:
"The Baltic lies across the map like
a huge fish, with its tail frozen away
far in the north, wedged in between
Sweden and Finland, stretching south
west near a thousand miles to where
its three mouths seem to engulf the
Isles of Denmark. The Baltic may
be said to have three shores. East
and west Russia and Sweden gaze
anxiously, facing each other on the.
south the German empire encroaches
upon shrunken Denmark. Russia and
Prussia are, comparatively, newcom
ers to the coast of the Baltic, for the
gray old sea has seen many vicissi
tudes of fortune since the days when
the Aesir were worshipped at Upp
sala—an eastward waterway of Swed
ish Vikings, a shore for Danish con
quests, a harbor for the Hansa trade,
a Swedish inland sea, an outlet for a
time for Poland, and now for Russia,
a naval base for Germany. Indeed,
the Russian empire owes its origin
to the band of Swedish Vikings, the
Rus, the rowers from over the'sea,
who came under Rurik and his breth
ren in the Ninth century to found a
principality at Novgorod and Kieff. In
the centuries following, the kings of
Denmark were extending their do
minion eastward along the southern
Baltic, subduing the Slavic Wends,
and assuming the title borne to this
day by Danish rulers, 'King of the
Danes and Wends.' In 1219 Valde
mcr the Victorious made Esthonia—
for east on the Gulf of Finland almost
to the site of S Petersburg—a Dan
ish province that time the Danne
brog. the Danish standard, according
to tradition, fluttered down from
heaven upon the Danish army, and
its emblem was set in the arms of
Rival, a city founded by the Danes.
During the Fourteenth century Den
mark was disputing the mastery of
the Baltic with the Hanseatic League
of German traders, who had estab
lished themselves even at Visby In
the midst of the sea. All this time
bands of German colonists were
gradually creeping north, across the
marshes to the Baltic's southern
shores, and crowding out the Slavic
natives and the Danish garrisons.
Sweden, meanwhile, in the north,
had carried the Christian cross and
the Swedish flag across into Finland,
which became virtually a Swedish
province. The Seventeenth century
witnessed Sweden's ascendancy under
the arms of Gustavus Adolphus and
other kings of the house of Vasa, who
annexed for a time the Polish and
German shores and made the Baltic a
Swedish inland lake. In 1658 the.
cession by Denmark of Skane brought
Sweden down to Malmo and the south
ern tip of the Scandinavian peninsula.
But Sweden's domain, like that if
Denmark, soon began to shrink, after
Peter the Great planned his systemat
ic advance for a northern outlet. Pe
ter took the Swedish fortress on the
Neva and laid in 1703 the foundation
of S Petersburg. Under Charles
XII. the Swedes assumed again the
aggressive and carried the war far
into Peter's own country, in a cam
paign which, although it resulted in
apparent disaster and great economic
suffering for Sweden, served, after
all, perhaps, to moderate Russia's
headlong advance. Peter ultimately
acquired the Swedish provinces south
of the Gulf of Finland, and later in
the century the partition of Poland
brought the boundaries of Russia
south to Prussia, near the Metmel
river. In 1809 Sweden was obliged
to relinquish Finland also to Russia.
Although for a century Finland has
been regarded as a buffer between
Sweden and Russia, of late its Russi
fication has proceeded more rapidly,
and military railroads make the
length of its western shores easily
accessible from S Petersburg. Hence
•The Warning Word' of Sven Hedin,
the popular subscription for battle
ships, the Bondetag and the recent
political crisis in Sweden."
When Georg Brandos was In Chi
cago recently he said: "I have been
in your country three days and I
never before saw so many beautiful
women in so short a sc&ce of time
and I am seventy-three. They have
hot only beauty but self-confidence
and an Independent spirit The pro
tection you give them is wonderful."
With regard to American authors, he
said: "Poe is the greatest American
poet although a little mad next to
Poe is Thomas Paine, the heretic
perhaps I may like him because I am
a heretic also. I regard Jack London
as the greatest contemporary author.
Next to him I might classify Upton
Sinclair and Frank Norris as dis
tinctively American. Emerson is the
greatest American thinker. V* All
Danes -have a warm spot in -their
hearts for Longfellow, who under
stood Scandinavian literature better
than any American ^and whose trans-
*&*
'&•
lation of the Danish naQonaTnymn is
wonderful" On the other hand, the
American press said about Brandes:
"Georg Brandes, as critic,' is the
successor of Saints Beauve, Scherer
and Taine in France, of Lesslng,
Goethe and Schlegel In Germany.
And perhaps he is more catholic in
his survey and more correct in his
appreciations than any of them. As
critic he has the advantage of coming
from a small country, Denmark. To
a creator like Ibsen that was a dis
advantage, though Ibsen overcame it
But to a critic such origin is advan
tageous, inasmuch as Brandes does
not have overcome a national bias,
which in the case of a great country
and culture such as Germany and
France must be considerable. Bran
des naturally, found refreshment from
the provincial literature of his own
land in the literatures of the great
lands of Europe, France, Germany
and England. Georg Brandes is at
home in the salons of Paris, in the
universities of Germany, in the choic
est circles of London. He is seventy
two years of age, and by crossing the
Atlantic to lecture in various cities
of America he confers an honor upon
us."
4-
The Conservatives have succeeded
in blocking the passage in the upper
house of the electoral reform law,
which is applicable to both houses.
This hill provides for the abolition
of all electoral property qualifications
and for the enfranchisemment of
women. Amendments to the bill sup
ported by the coalition, comprising
the Socialist, Radical and Moderate
parties, were adopted by a vote of 33
to 31. All those who voted in the
negative were Conservatives and the
Conservative leader then announced
that they would assume no responsi
bility for the adoption of the bill,
would immediately leave the house
and would withdraw as often as the
measure came up before the house.
After they had left the amended bill
was adopted by thirty-three votes,
thirty-two members being absent.
The president informed the house
that no vote was valid unless more
than half of the sixty-six members of
the upper house participated in the
division.
4» 4» 4*
Every ride on a street car in Co
penhagen is now accompanied by an
irresistible temptation to participate
in a municipal lottery. The litter of
used tickets which passengers throw
into the streets was such a serious
annoyance that the city decided to
make the tickets valuable as lottery
coupons. Automatic machines have
been placed at the various trolley
stations and when the passenger
steps from the car he may convert
his tickef^into a lottery coupon by
inserting one ore (about the equiv
alent of one-fourth of a cent). The
machine stamps the ticket with its
number in the drawing. Every month
goods of local manufacture are given
as premiums in this lottery.
4» 4»
Secretary Bryan asked the senate
foreign relations committee the other
day to approve certain exceptions
Denmark desires to make in the new
treaty for the arbitration of all dis
putes, including those involving na
tional honor. Denmark would except
copyright and international labor dis
putes. Some opposition developed to
the request Several senators de
clared themselves opposed to the
principle of exceptions.
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NORWAY. 4»
The recent Sangerfest given by the
Norwegian-Americans in Chicago was
a splendid success musically and
financially. About 400 singers from
the largest cities of the East and
West participated. Mme. Inga Orner
was the chief attraction and her sing
ing was one of the pleasant features
of the big week.
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There are thousands of tourists in
Norway this summer and all summer
hotels are filling up rapidly. Norwe
gian-Americans are very much in evi
dence and English and Germans are
plentiful.
The Norwegian parliament has fol
lowed the lead of Secretary Daniels
of the American navy and will pro
hibit the use of Intoxicating liquor
by army and navy officers.
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Emperor William of Germany will
make his annual visit to Norway in
July this year and will, as is his cus
tom, pay a visit to Trondhjem and
Bergen. MARION S. NOREUUS.
ROADS MAY ASK RATE RAISE
Western Lines Considering Request
for 10 Per Cent Increase.
S Paul, June 11.—Rumors of
10 per cent Increase in freight rates
to be asked for by Middle Western
railroads were current in the Twin
Cities on the eve of a decision of the
interstate commerce commission ex
pected shortly.
The commission is considering the
request of Eastern roads for a 5 per
cent increase.
Railroad men in both Minneapolis
and S Paul declared if the Eastern
roads were, successful the Western
lines would be entitled on the same
argument to a 10 per cent increase.
MANY ARISTOCRATS ATTEND
Roosevelt-Willard Wedding Takes
Place at Madrid.
Madrid, June 12.—With the flower
of the Spanish aristocracy and official
dom attending and -with practically
all members, of the diplomatic corps
in Madrid present Miss Belle Wyatt
Willard, daughter of Joseph E. Wil
lard, American ambassador to the
court of Spain, and Kermit Roosevelt,
son of the former president of the
United States, were married here by
church ceremony.
The ceremony was performed-in the
British embassy chapel. The two
were previously joined by civil eers
mony in the offices of a city official.
Wiggins Sharpens Lawn Mowers.
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{Firs*, publication June t-7t)
•hssttPs Sale VaAer Bsweatto*.^
County of Kandiyohi, __ ^„,
State o* Minnesota, f,B* -f'z
?-,?, District Court ". -.
*. Twelfth Judicial District, f.
P. C. Peterson and C. Wellin. co
partners as Peterson Wellin,
.* Plaintiffs,
vs.
Thomas Crowley and Sarah Crowley*
Dated June 2nd, 1914.
PETER BONDE,
Sheriff of Kandiyohi County, Minn.
GEO. H. OTTERNESS,
Attorney for Plaintiffs.
(First publication June 10-4t)
Order Limiting Time to File Claims
Within Three Months, and for
Hearing-Thereon.
Estate of Hans A. Johnson.
State of Minnesota, County of Kandi
yohi, In Probate Court.
In the Matter of the Estate of Hans
A. Johnson, Decedent.
Letters of Administration this day
having been granted to Sophie Lund,
of said County, and it appearing by
the affidavit of said representative
that there are no debts of said deced
ent:
It Is Ordered, That the time within
which all creditors of the above nam
ed decedent may present claims
against his estate in this Court, be,
and the same hereby is limited to
three months from and after the date
hereof and that Monday, the 14th
day of September, 1914, at 2 o'clock
p. m., in the Probate Court Rooms at
the Court House at Willmar in said
-County, be, and the same hereby is,
fixed and appointed as the time and
place for hearing upon^and the exami
nation, adjustment and allowance of
such claims as shall be presented
within the time aforesaid.
Let notice hereof be given by the
publication of this order in The Will
mar Tribune as provided by law.
Dated June 8th, 1914.
(SEAL) T. O. GILBERT,
Judge of Probate.
GEORGE H. OTTERNESS,
Attorney, Willmar, Minn.
(First Publication May 27-4t)
Citation for Hearing on Final Account
and for Distribution.
Estate of Johanna Holmgren.
State of Minnesota, County of Kandi
yohi, in Probate Court:
In the Matter, of the Estate of Johanna
Holmgren, Decedent:
The State of Minnesota To all per
sons interested In the final account
and distribution of the estate of said
decedent: The representative of the
above named decedent having filed
in this court his final account of the
administration of the estate of said
decedent, together with his petition
praying for .the adjustment and allow
ance of said final account and for
distribution of the residue of said es
tate to the persons thereunto entitled
THEREFORE, TOU, AND EACH OF
TOU are hereby cited and required
to show cause, if any you have, 'be
fore this court fi the Probate Court
Rooms in the Court House, in the City
of Willmar in the County of Kandiyohi
State of Minnesota, on the 22nd day
of June, 1914, at 2 o'clock P. M., why
said petition should not be granted.
Witness, the Judge of said Court
and the seal of said court this 25th
day of May, 1914.
(COURT SEAL) T. O. GILBERT,
(First
Votteo of
Defendants.
Notice is hereby given that by virtue
of an execution to me Issued Out of the
District Court for the County of Kandi
yohi, State of Minnesota, upon a Judg
ment rendered in a Justice Court In
said County oh tbe 22nd day of May,
1913, in an action wherein P. Peter
son and E. C. Wellin, co-partners as
Peterson ft Wellin are plaintiffs and
Thomas Crowley and Sarah Crowley
are defendants, in favor of the said
plaintiffs and against the said defen
dants, -for the Sum of Seventy-Seven
and 62-100 Dollars and Two and 65-100
Dollars additional costs, which exe
cution was directed and delivered to
me as Sheriff in and for the said Coun
ty of Kandiyohi, I have on this 2nd
day of June A. D. 1914, levied upon all
the right, title and interest of the said
defendant, Sarah Crowley, in and to
the following described real property
to-wit: The North half of the South
west quarter N% of 8W3&) of Sec
tion Thirty-four (34) Township One
Hundred Twenty (120) Range Thirty
four (34) in Kandiyohi County, State
of Minnesota, with all hereditaments
and appurtenances thereto belonging,
and I shall as such Sheriff of said Kan
diyohi County, on the 18th day of July
A. D. 1914, at the hour of 10 o'clock
in the forenoon of that day, at the
front door of the Court House in the
City of Willmar in said County of
Kandiyohi, State of Minnesota, proceed
to sell the right, title and interest of
the said defendant Sarah Crowley in
and to the above described tracts or
parcels of land for the purpose of pay
ing and satisfying the amount due up
on the said Judgment with interest
and the costs and disbursements to ac
crue upon the said execution.
Probate Judge.
(First publication, May 27-4t)
Citation for Bearing* on Petition fox
Administration.
Estate of Annie Christina Berglund.
State of Minnesota, County of Kandi
yohi, In Probate Court
In the Matter of the Estate of Annie
Christina Berglund, Decedent
The State of Minnesota to all per
sons Interested in the granting of ad
ministration of the estate of said de
cedent: The petition of Adolph Berg
lund having been filed in this Court,
representing that Annie Christina Berg
lund, then a resident of the County of
Kandiyohi, State of Minnesota, died in
testate on the 10th day of April, 1914
and praying that letters, of administra
tion of her estate be granted to Adolpb
Berglund and the Court, having fixed
the time and place for hearing said pe
tition: THEREFORE, YOU AND EACH
OF YOU, are hereby cited and required
to show cause, if any you have, before
this Court at the Probate Court Rooms
in the Court House, in the City of Will
mar, in the County of Kandiyohi, State
of Minnesota, on the 22nd day of June,
1914, at 2 o'clock p. m., why said peti
tion should not be granted.
Witness, the Judge of said Court and
the seal of said Court this 23rd day of
May, 1914.
(COURT SEAL) T. O. GILBERT,
Probate Judge.
CHARLES JOHNSON,
Attorney for Petitioner, Willmar.
Minn.
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Default liavtaaTbean mado in the con
ditions of that certain mortgage, duly
executed and delivered by A. O. Mew
comb and Male E. Newcomb, bis wife,
mortgagors, to Spicer Land Company,
a corporation, mortgagee, bearing date
the 1st day of March, 1912, with power
of sale therein contained, and duly re
corded In the oflflce of the Register of
Deeds in and for the County of Kandi
yohi and State of Minnesota on the 25th
day of April, 1912, at 10 o'clock a. m., in
Book No. 44 of Mortgages on pace 277,
which default has continued to the date
of this notice, by the failure and neg
lect of said mortgagors to make pay
ment Of the interest on the principal
sum, as provided by said mortgage, and
also interest on unpaid interest as pro
vided therein, and which default has
continued to the date of this notice
And whereas. There is actually due
and claimed to be due and payable at
the date of this notice the sum of One
Hundred Forty Dollars ($140.09) inter
est, and the further sum of Seven and
£6-100 Dollars ($7.5«) interest on un
paid interest, amounting in all to the
sum of One Hundred Forty-seven and
56-100 Dollars ($147.66) and whereas,
said power of sale has become opera
tive, and no action or proceeding, at
law or otherwise, has been instituted
to recover the debt secured by said
mortgage, or any part thereof
Now Therefore, Notice is Hereby
Given, That by virtue of the said power
of sale contained in said mortgage, and
pursuant to the statute in such case
made and provided, the said mortgage
will be foreclosed by a sale of the prem
ises described in and conveyed by said
mortgage, to wit:
The Southeast quarter of the South
westquarter (SEtf of SW%) of Section
number Eighteen (18) In Township
number One Hundred Eighteeen (118)
N
JlrJ1*i_0* Range number Thirty-three
(33) West, situated in the County of
Kandiyohi and State of Minnesota, with
the heridltaments and appurtenances
thereunto belonging
.Said sale will be made by the Sheriff
of said Kandiyohi County At the front
door of the County Court House in the
City of Willmar in the said County and.
State, on the 25th day of July, 1914, at
the hour of ten o'clock a. m., of that
day, at public vendue, to the highest
bidder for cash, to pay said debt of One
Hundred Forty-seven and 58-100 Dol
lars (8147.56) and interest thereon, and
the taxes, if any, on said premises as
stipulated in and by said mortgage in
case of foreclosure, together with
Twenty-five Dollars (325.00) attorney's
fees and the disbursements allowed by
law, subject to the right of redemption
at any time within one year from the
date of sale, as provided by law.
Dated June 9th, 1914.
SPICER LAND COMPANY.
By JOHN M. SPICER, Its President.
Mortgagee.
R. W. STANFORD,
Attorney for Mortgagee.
(First Publication Hay 27-4t)
Citation of Hearing on Final Account
and for Distribution.
Estate of Charles C. Peterson.
State of Minnesota, County of Kandi
yohi, in Probate Court:
In the Matter of the Estate of Char
les C. Peterson, Decedent:
The State of Minnesota To all per
sons interested in the final account
and distribution of the estate of said
decedent: The representative of the
above named decedent, having filed
in this court his final account of the
administration of the estate of said
decedent, together with his petition,
praying for the adjustment and allow
ance of said final account and for
distribution of the residue of said es
tate to the persons thereunto entitled
THEREFORE, YOU, AND EACH OF
TOU are hereby cited and required
to show cause, if any you have, be
fore this court at the Probate Court
Rooms in the Court House, in the City
of Willmar in the County of Kandiyohi
State -of Minnesota, on the 22nd day
of June, 1914, at 2 o'clock P. M., why
said petition should not be granted.
Witness, the Judge of said Court,
and the seal of said court, this 26th
day of May, 1914.
(COURT SEAL) T. O. GILBERT,
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Probate Judge.
CHARLES JOHNSON,
Attorney for ^Petitioner.
Willmar, Minn.
(First Publication May 27-4t)
Order Limiting Time to File Claims
and for Hearing Thereon.
Estate of Solomon Solomonson, also
known as S. S. Fladeboe.
State of Minnesota, County of Kandi
yohi, in Probate Court.
In the Matter of the Estate of Solo
mon Solomonson, also known as S.
S. Fladeboe, Decedent.
Letters of Administration having
been granted to L. O. Thorpe, and it
appearing by the affidavit of said re
presentative that there are no debts
of said decedent
It Is Ordered, That the time within
which all creditors of the above
named decedent may present claims
against estate in this Court, be, and
the same hereby is, limited to three
months from and after the date here
of and that Monday, the 31st day of
August, 1914 at 2 o'clock p. mu, in the
Probate Court Rooms at the Court
House at Wllmar, in said County, be,
and the same hereby is, fixed and ap
pointed as the time and place for
hearing upon and the examination,
adjustment and allowance of such
claims as shall be presented within
the time aforesaid.
Let notice hereof be given by the
publication of this order in The Wilt
mar Tribune as provided by law.
Dated May 25th, 1914.
(COURT SEAL) T. O. GILBERT,
Judge of Probate*
OSCAR C. RONKEN. Attorney.
Willmar, Minn.
(First Publication May 27-4t)
Citation for Hearing on Final Account
and for Distribution.
Estate of A. P. Nygaard, State of Min
nesota, County of Kandiyohi, in
Probate Court:
In tho Matter of the Estate of A. P.
Nygaard, Decedent:
The State of Minnesota To all pep
sons interested- in the final account
and distribution of the estate of said
decedent: The representative of the
above named decedent, having filed
in this court final account of the
administration of the estate of said
decedent, together with his petition
praying for the adjustment and allow
ance of said final account and for dis
tribution of the residue of said es
tateto the persons thereunto entitled
THEREFORE, TOU, AND
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EACH OF
TOU, are hereby cited and required
to show cause, if any you have, he
fore this court at the Probate Court
Rooms in the Court House in the)
City of Willmar in the County of Kan
diyohi, State of Minnesota, on the
22nd day of June .1914, at 2 o'clock p.
m., why said petition should not be
granted.
Witness, the Judge of said Court,
and the seal of said court, this 26th
day of May 1914.
(COURT SEAL) pf: T. O. GILBERT,
Probate Judge.
GEO. H. OTTERNESS,
Attorney for Petitioner. »$*•£
Willmar, Minn.

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