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The remains of the late Gustaf
Nord, a former resident of city and
county, arrived at Willmar yesterday
at noon, accompanied by the son and
daughter—Prof. Wiliam A. Nord, wife
and son, John of Santa Ana, Calif.
and Miss Mathilda Nord of Long
Beach, Calif. also by the Rev. Dr. C.
Harmon Johnson of Chicago, a former
pastor of the Presbyterian at Willmar,
and son Selby. The funeral party at
once left for the Tripolis churchyard,
where the earthly remains of the old
soldier and settler were consigned to
The late Gustaf Nord.
their resting place in the family bur
ial lot. Rev. Johnson read the Scrip
ture lesson, spoke briefly and offered
prayer. Rev. Thomas Scotton sang a
solo. The pall bearers were Messrs.
Lewis Johnson, Andrew Hedin,. C. W.
Lonn, J. Ernil Nelson, Swan Anderson
and V. E. Lawson.
Gustaf Nord was born on May 24,
1836, at Ronneby, Bleking, Sweden.
At the age of seven he went to Karls
krona, where he attended the common
school. At the age of eighteen he en
listed in Kronobergs- regiment, and
was detailed to attend the military
school and served in the King's Life
Guards for a number of years. He was
married in 1861 to Miss Maria Thor
son. In 1869 he emigrated to America
with his family which then consisted
of wife 'and three children. They lo
cated on a homestead in township of
Fahlun in this county. In 1887 they
moved to a farm northeast of Will
mar and in 1892 moved to Willmar,
where the surviving members Mved
until 1909 when they moved to Cali
fornia. The health of the deceased
which had been poorly, improved on
the coast and he lived very happily
with his children and grandson, until
cut short by death after an illness of
twelve hours by intestinal rupture,
Mar. 3, 1914. The deceased was a
man of decided opinions, who did his
own thinking and hated shams of all
kinds. Those who knew him intimate
.y appreciated these qualities best.
The surviving members of the family
have the sympathy of many old-time
friends in this community. May the
departed gentleman rest in peace!
Simons Sells Studio.
H. C. Lindahl is the n'ame of the
new proprietor of the Simons Studio
located in the Carlson Block. The deal
between Mr. Simons and Mr. Lindahl
has been pending for some time and
has now been consummated, Mr. Lin
dahl taking charge of the gallery to
Mr. Lindahl is a young man who
comes here from Isanti, Minn., and
has had eight years' experience in the
photographic trade. The studio will
probably be known as the Lindahl
Studio. Lewis Birkland who has been
with Simons will continue in the em
ploy of the studio.
The Lindahl family will make their
home in the Dr. Johnson residence on
Second street, having already moved
T. O. Sletten in Luck.
On circus day, June 10, T. O. Slet
ten was induced to take hail insur
ance in the Twin City Fire Insurance
Co., represented by W. O. Johnson,
paying a premium of $30. On the 18th
he was hailed out. The loss was
promptly adjusted and last Saturday
ho received a check for $840 in settle
The Co-operative Store will be clos
ed July 4, but will remain open Fri
day until 9:30 p. m.
—Rev. L. W. Gade is visiting with
friends at Marshall.
—Mrs. Wm. Nelson entertained the
Birthday Club Friday.
—Miss Emma Olson of Litchfield
visited here over Sunday.
—Mrs. I. R. Griffin and son, Blair
spent a few days of last week in Kerk
—Ben Benson and Dr. Branton
spent last Friday in the cities on bus
—Mr. and Mrs.
last part of the
The Young People's Society of the
Lutheran Bethel church are enjoying
a beach party at Eagle Lake this eve
—Sam Nelson left Tuesday morn
ing for Minneapolis where he will at
tend the Swedish Lutheran Confer
—Mrs. H. W. Wither of St. Paul re
turned to her home .after spending ten
days with her sister, Mrs. H. V.
—Miss Eva Miller returned to her
home at Long Prairie after visiting
here for some time with Miss Esther
—Mrs. George O'Neil returned Sat
urday after a six weeks' visit with
relatives at St. Paul, Zumbrota and
Red Wing.
—Miss Esther Anderson and Miss
Eva Miller from Long Prairie, and
Swan Anderson spent the week-end
in Darwin.
—Misses Cora and Alice Berkness
entertained at a six o'clock dinner last
Thursday in honor of Miss Eva Miller
of Long Prairie.
—Mrs. C. O. Estrem and baby ar
rived Friday from Fergus Falls and
is visiting with her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. L. O. Thorpe.
—Myron Cramer who is employed
as gang clerk for the Northwestern
Telephone Co., at Hanley Falls spent
Sunday at his home here.
—Miss Lillian Boyd arrived Satur
day from Fergus Falls to be present
at the Hendrickson-Boyd wedding
which took place Tuesday.
—Mr. and Mrs. George W. Johnson
arrived last Thursday from Minneap
olis to visit with Mr. Johnson's par
ents in the town of Whitefield.
—Mr. and Mrs. C. N. Hansen and
son, Norman arrived Monday from St.
Paul to spend a few days visiting with
friends here and at Crescent Beach.
—Mr. and Mrs. Arne Embertson of
Spicer visited at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. P. Parsons Friday and left Sat
urday for Litchfield to visit over Sjin
—Mrs. P. W. Steen and daughter
arrived Saturday from Minneapolis
and will visit friends and relatives
here and at Eagle Lake for a few
Clearance Sale
Deep Reductions—Extraordinary Values
Ottered in Seasonable Merchandise
Ladies' Tailored Suits
Values to $22.50, clearance price, $14.75
Colors—Tango, Navy, Black
Ladies', Misses' and Children's Coats
Big Reductions, Clearance Prices, $1.50 to $12.50
Bargains in Raincoats, $3.50, $6.00, $7.50 And Up
Cool and practical House Dresses
Fast colors, $1.00, $1.25, $1.50
Bargains in Waists, Skirts and Petticoats
Trimmed Ladies' Hats at Great Price Reductions
^T -F
J. West spent the
week at Crescent
—Francis Downs of Soo Falls, S. D.,
spent Saturday and Sunday at his
heme here.
—Miss Evelyn Swenson left Thurs
day for Alberta, where she will visit
with her aunt.
—Miss Ellen Anderson of Donnelly
visited here a few days last week with
Miss Clara Rasmussen.
—Mrs. John Bergstrom arrived last
Thursday from Spokane and is visit
ing with Mrs. W. Nelson.
—Mr. Howard Staples spent the last
part of the week in Howard Lake vis
iting friends and relatives.
—Miss Laila Johnson arrived last
Thursday from Stillwater and is vis
iting with Miss Vivan Olson.
—Miss Berdeen Horntvedt arrived
last week from St. Paul for a month's
visit with relatives and friends.
—Misses Irene and Hattie Sterne is
and Vera Swenson left Sunday for a
few days' visit in the twin cities.
—-Mrs. L. E. Barnes and daughter,
Maxine left last Wednesday for Lynd
where they will visit for a few days.
—Mrs. J. C. Fitzgerald arrived
Thursday from Watertown to visit a
few days with relatives and friends.
—George Johnson who is employed
by the Great Northern at Kidder, S.
Dak., spent Sunday at his home here.
The Swedish Mission Conference of
Young People convenes tomorrow eve
ning beginning at 7:30 o'clock. The
big tent has been erected on the
church lot. The participants are be
ginning to arrive and the number of
outside visitors promises to be much
larger than anticipated. The Swedish
tabernacle congregation at Minneap-
olis will send not less than fifty, and
other twin city churches are report
ing many coming. The following is
the program:
Thursday Evening.
Welcome speeches and responses.
Conference sermon
Rev. Nath. Franklin
Lecture Prof. A. L. Wedell
Choir sings.
10:00 a. m.—Lecture. .Rev. Paul Rood
Sermon, "Prayer" Rev. A. W. Carlson
Singing by Ladies' Octette.
3:00 p. m. Essay: "How Far Should
Freedom be Extended to the
Young People?" Rev. A. E. Almquist
Discussion on the subject: "In the
World Not of the World," opened
by Rev. A. J. Peterson.
7:30 p. m.—Lecture, "Nero Fiddling
Who will deliver the Conference Ser
Park Pavilion Under Erection.
Peter Bonde, of the Park Board, is
superintending the erection of a pav
ilion at Homewood Park. The struc
ture will be a substantial one. The
building will be 17x31 feet, with over
hanging steel roof. The uprights are
all iron pipes and braced set in ce
ment. There will be concrete floors.
A small addition, where an old cook
stove will be placed, will be added.
This pavilion will be a great 'boon to
picnic parties and will.relieve the peo
ple living -in the neighborhood from
being importuned to cook coffee, etc.
Mr. Bonde makes a pretty good build
er as well as sheriff and gardener.
Priam Ladies' Aid.
The Priam Ladies' Aid will meet
at the Elmer Swanson home south of
Willmar on Wednesday, July 8th. The
old- folks meet in the afternoon and
the young folks in the evening. Ev
erybody welcome.
Tribune Wan-Tads Bring Results.
While Rome Burned."—Rev. Gust
F. Johnson.
Notes from the Field.
Song by choir.
of Minneapolis.
One of the Leading~Spirits- of the Swedish Mission Conference at Willmar
this week.
10:30 a. m. Business meeting, in
cluding election of officers,
ing election of officers,
Dinner at Homewood Park.
2:30 Swedish oration, "Our Land's
Greatest Danger," Rev. Gust F.
English oration: "The Hope of a
Missionary Matson is one of the Best Known of Christian Missionaries in
China, Having Labored There 28 Years. He will Speak Twice at
the Swedish Mission Conference at Willmar.
Nation," Prof. Theo. W. Anderson.
Songs by Ladies' Octette and Male
7:30. Platform meeting, when all
pastors present will give ten min
ute talks. Singing by the choir.
Song by Ladies' Octette.
Address by Missionary P. Matson.
Sermon by Rev. Carl Strom.
3:00 p. m.—Mission meeting.
Lecture: "On the Minnesota Fron
tier," Rev. Renius Johnson.
Lecture: "From the Living Life in
China," Missionary P. Matson.
Song by united choir.
Offering taken for missions.
7:00—Half an hour's song service.
Address to young people, "Life
Abundant," Prof. Theo. W. Ander
Sermon, "The Old Home," Rev. Gust
F. Johnson.
9:45 a. m. Sunday school lecture,
"What Manner of Child Shall This
Be?" Rev. A. W. Carlson.
Arrive Safely to Norway.
Gov. A. E. Rice received a cable
gram this afternoon from Trondhjem
announcing the safe arrival of Mrs.
Nicolai Gabrielson. This means the
safe arrival of Rev. Johnson and par
ty, the Sands of Willmar, and others
from this country who were on the
same boat.
Norstedt Buys Willmar Home,
Peter Nordstedt of-Nest Lake pur
chased the D. W. McLaughlin home at
1402 Gorton Ave. W., last Monday,
consideration $3,100. Mr. Norstedt
and family will move to Willmar in
next February.
—Gudmund P. Karwand and Chas.
V. Johnson returned from an auto trip
thru the northern part of the state
last week. They were only stuck
once and travelled hundreds of miles.
The marriage of Miss Lydia V. Ol
son to Mr. Lawrence O. Swenson took
place at the bride's home, that of Mr.
and Mrs. Carl M. Olson at Copas,
Minn., last Saturday, June 27, Rev.
David A. Knock tying the nuptial
knot. Mr. and Mrs. Swenson expect
to be at home at the Edenwood Farm
a*. Green Lake very shortly.
Ice Cream Social at Svea.
The Ladies' Society of the Svea
Luth. church will meet at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. A. P. Johnson Friday,
July 10th, when an ice cream social
will be held thruout the afternoon and
evening. Everyone welcome.
Elkjer-Dahl Wedding Today.
Christ C. Elkjer, a former Mamre
boy, now of Webster, S. Dak., is O
be married today at Frank Lake,
Swift county. The bride is Miss Ma
bel Dahl, a daughter of Chas. Dahl of
Frank Lake.
A wedding In which one of the most
esteemed young ladles of Willmar
figured, took place yesterday evening
at 7:30, o'clock, at the bride's home
on north Seventh street, when MIBS
Leonora P. Boyd, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. J. B. Boyd, became the bride of
Rev. Alfred Hendrickson, son tt the
Rt. Rev. P. A. Hendrickson of Valley
City, N. D. The ceremony was per
formed by the groom's father. The
rooms were nicely decorated in greens
with baskets and jars of pink roses.
The bride was attired in ivory white
charmeuse trimmed in silk shadow
lace and pearl trimmings. She wore a
veil draped in cap effect trimmed with
lilies-of-the-valley and carried a show
er bouquet of bride's roses and lilies
Miss Lillian Boyd, sister of the
bride, was maid of honor, and wore
white voile over yellow silk. The
maids were Miss Clara Peterson of
Minneapolis, who wore white chiffon
and shadow lace and Miss Nora Ped
erson of Benson, who wore yellow
crepe voile and shadow lace. Mr.
Howard Hendrickson, a brother, at
tended the bridegroom. The wedding
march was played by Miss Semina
Stalland of St. Paul, a cousin of the
bride, and several vocal solos were
rendered by Miss Constance Gran
gaard, another cousin. A reception
was"given following the ceremony to
relatives and a few intimate friends.
At the wedding dinner covers were
laid for "forty.
Guests from a distance were the Rt.
Rev. P. A. Hendrickson, of Valley
City, N. D. Howard Hendrickson of
Ophiem, Mont. Mrs. S. N. Olson and
Mrs. T. O'Connor of Renville Mrs.
Martha Stalland and daughter, Miss
Semina, of St. Paul Prof, and Mrs.
Oscar K. Omlie of Spring Grove Mrs.
T. A. Hoff of Redwing Mrs. Carl Es
trem of Fergus Falls Mr. and Mrs.
Barney Boyd of Hillsboro, N. D. Mr.
and Mrs. Leonard Peterson and Miss
Nora Pederson of Benson Miss Clara
Peterson of Minneapolis and Mr. Olaf
Knutson of Glenwood.
The bridal pair left at once for the
twin cities and will visit relatives at
Valley City, N. D. and Ophiem, Mont,
before leaving for their new home at
Glasgow, Mont., where the groom has
a charge.
The bride is a graduate of the Will
mar High School and Willmar Semi
nary and for the last two years has
been a member of the faculty of the
Willmar Seminary. She has been an
active member of the Synod church,
where she will be greatly missed. The
groom is a promising young minister
of the Synod church. Many Willmar
friends congratulate.
A pretty and elaborate wedding
was that which took place at the
beautiful farm home of C. G. Nelson
in town of Arctander on midsummer
day, when a daughter of the house,
Miss Alma, was given in marriage
to Mr. L. M. Steberg,
The ceremony took place at 8 o'
clock in the afternoon and was per
formed by Rev. A. W. Franklin of
the Salem Mission church. The nup
tial knot was tied in the parlor under
an arch of green vines, wherein hung
a wedding bell of white with white
silk ribbon streamers.
The bride was dressed in crepe
meteor silk, trimmed with chontilly
lace and carried bride's roses. The
gown was made in pointed train, veil
in Dutch cap effect, caught up with
lily -of-the-valley.
The maid of honor was Miss Lillian
Nelson, a sister of the bride, who was
attired in pink striped crepe trimmed
with shadow lace and wore a corsage
boquet of sweet peas. Lillian Becker,
a cousin, was the second bridesmaid
and wore white embroidered voile
over blue silk. The groomsmen at
the occasion were Arthur Erickson, a
cousin and Victor Nelson, a brother
of the bride. The Lohengrin wedding
march was played by Miss Elphy Nel
There were about 140 guests pres
ent. A four course dinner was served
to them in a large tent on the lawn.
The tent was decorated with vines
and foliage and the tables ornamented
with baskets of peonies and tiger 111
Guests from a distance were Mr.
and Mrs. Geo. Becker and daughters
Lillian and Ethel of Litchfield, Mr.
and Mrs. G. Erickson and family, Mr.
and Mrs. Jno. Edberg, Mr. and Mrs.
O. A. Sandven, and Mr. and Mrs.
M. Hanson and daughter Lillie of
Willmar Mr. Hans Steberg of Pope
County, and Mr. Henry Walstead of
Forman, N. D.
The bridal pair left Thursday for a
short wedding trip to Minneapolis
They will be at home to their many
friends after August 1st at Pennock
where Mr. Steberg is in the hard
ware mercantile business, and is a
respected citizen.
A very pretty wedding took place
at the home of Mr. and Mrs. E. Thi
mell of Colfax, last Wednesday after
noon, when their daughter Ethel was
given in marriage to Mr. Arvid Nel
son of St. Paul. Rev. Moline officia
Miss Lillie Thimell, a sister of the
bride, and Misses Katie and Florence
Hallberg, were bridesmaids. Birger
Nelson, John Thimell and Arvid Erick
son were the groom's attendants. Lit
tle Elenore Warness and Astrld Nel
son were flower girls. The wedding
march "Melody of Love" was played
by Annie Hallberg.
The bride wore a gown of white
manila embroidery over French mull
and a veil, made in cap effect. She
carried a bouquet of bride's roses.
The groom wore a black Tuxedo dress
A three course wedding dinner was
served to the near relatives of the
contracting parties, and intimate
friends. They received many beauti
ful gifts.
Mr. and Mrs. Nelson will make
their future home at St. Paul.
Christian Olstad and Alice Walborg
Mathias were quietly married at the
Lutheran Free parsonage last Monday
afternoon, June 29th at three o'clock.
The happy young couple will make
ttieir home on the groom's farm, in
the town of St John's. The Tribune
joins with their many friends in wish
ing them happiness and prosperity.
Wiggins Sharpens Lawn Mowers.
Fourth Street
The conference holds its Independ
ence day celebration services at
Homewood park on Saturday. Lunch
will be served under the direction of
the church society. In view of the
fact, however, that not only many
delegates and long distance visitors
but also a large number of people
from the home city and county are
expected. The church kindly requests
each family from Willmar and the
surrounding country to bring lunch
For services and sessions of the
conference see program elsewhere in
the paper.
Services will be conducted next
Sunday at 11 o'clock. Commencement
of the catechism class which has met
during the year will be held in con
nection with the services. Sunday
school at 10 o'clock. Services will be
held at Kandiyohi Station in the eve
ning at 8 o'clock.
Do not forget the picnic near the
church on July 4th. Everybody wel
Prayermeeting Thursday evening.
The confirmation class meets Friday
at 10 a. m.
No morning service next Sunday,
but evening service at 8 o'clock.
Priam Ladies' Society will meet
Wednesday afternoon, July 8, at El
mer Swanson's.
Subject: "God."
Sunday Service, 10:45 a. m.
Wednesday at 8 p. m.
All are welcome to these services.
Services next Sunday morning at
usual time. No evening services.
Midweek services Thursday eve
—The horse belonging to Ben Ben
son, the plumber, has a habit of back
ing up when left standing, and last
Thursday afternoon the horse was
left a little too close to the county
ditch on Fifth Street, and while Har
ry Nelson was in a nearby house
doing some work the horse backed
up and fell into the ditch. As the
watejr at that point is three or four
feet deep and the nottom soft it re
quired the service of a dray team to
get him out and at that they had all
they could do.
—Prof, and Mrs. O. K. Omlie and
daughters, Misses Cecelia and Kath
erine, of Spring Grove are visiting
with O. A. Grangaards and other rel
atives. They arrived Sunday and at
tended the Hendr*ckson-Boyd wed
—The Misses Nellie Robbins, Laila
Holt, Lucy Peterson, Pearl Otterness,
Ruth Sanderson, Florence Peterson,
Mable Rogers, Carrie Williams and
Myrtle Lundquist chaperoned by Miss
Bertha Ramsett spent last week at
Crescent Beach.
—Rev. and Mrs. S. Pearson of Chi
cago, are visiting with their Bon, the
Rev. W. E. Pearson.
fk*l mte Ufa §p&rt^ yn *ui t* mt mmty.
Bert pot of! bayiH tetiuse y»afcavei'tmtwmej fast
$10.00 per month.
This Sale commences Thursday morning at nine o'clock sharp and con
tinues till July 15. Remember the early bird? W suggest that you come at
once and make your selection while the assortment is complete.
Why not spend a day in our city during the Chautauqua week which opens
July 2nd and continues to the 9th, and at the same time look over our stock. W
will allow Railroad fare and one day's expense to any one out of town buying a
piano during the Chautauqua.
This coupon presented at this store on or before July 15th,
1914, will apply as $10 part first payment on any new piano
we have in stock.
G. Almen on the farm. They also
visited at New London in this county.
—Prof, and Mrs. Walter Englund
and little son of Aurora, Minn., are
visiting with the former's parents, Mr.
and Mrs. Wm. Englund of this city.
Mr. Englund has accepted a position
as Professor at Ely High School for
the coming school year.
—Prof, and Mrs. W. A. Nord and
son John will spend a week here with
old friends before going East to attend
the N. E. A. Miss Mathilda Nord ex
pects to spend a couple of months
here before returning to California.
—Miss Marie Greene of New Lon
don visited friends in the city Mon
day, on her return home from a visit
near Kerkhoven..
—Geo. Brogren is expected home
this evening from Minneapolis to vis
it a few days.
Meat markets will close at 10 a. m.
on Saturday, July 4, but no delivery
on that day.
$325 KIMBALL FOR $250
PIZE $165 WemffiY $185
Come in and make your selection and we wfll
arrange terms to suit you. Terms on used pianos
$5.00 per month New pianos from $6.00 to
A Tiosvold Musi Co
Move to Parkers Prairie.
Mr. and Mrs. H. G. Meyer called on
old friends in Willmar yesterday
while enroute for Parkers Prairie,
where they go to make their future
residence. Mr. Meyer has held the pos
ition of cashier at the bank at Lake
Elmo since leaving Willmar three
years ago. He has now accepted a
like position at Parkers Prairie. Their
many friends here will be pleased to
know that Mrs. Meyer's health is
much improved. They also join in
wishing them good luck in their new
—Prof, and Mrs. G. T. Almen and
daughter Marguerite and Prof. Ansgar
Almen of Hillsboro, N. D., were in the
city last Wednesday and Thursday
enroute for Ruthton. They will spend
the summer with their mother, Mrs.
Associated Meat Markets.
Dr. H. P. Porter, Dentistry, Carlson
SecMi Door Sorti of Baik el Wilbur
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A Good newspaper lis ',
Worth Encouraging.
We Try Hard to Pro
duce a Good Paper.
Are You a-Subscriber
What's the Use of
bar's Paper When Yon
Can Get Your Own
Copy Bight Off the
Press For a Few Cents
a Week?
There Kay Be Larger
Papers Than Oars, bat
There Is None Better.
Tribune Wan-Tads Bring Results.
Bids for Central Heating System.
Sealed bids will be received by the
City Council of the City of Willmar,
Minnesota, up to eight o'clock in the
afternoon of July 13,1914, for the con
struction and installation of a Cen
tral Heating System from the Power
House, east to fifth street, and thence
south on fifth street to Library build
ing, in said city. Such bids to include,
all necessary equipment and labor.
Plans and specifications for said
system may be seen at the Builders
Exchange, Minneapolis, at the office
of the Water and Light Commission,
or at the City Clerk's office in Will
JLWwr.ds-yor night, to a
Chautauqua week we invite one and all to
make our Garage and Rest Room
your headquarters.
All bids to be sealed, addressed to
the City Council, and marked, "Bids
for Heating System," and must be ac
companied by a certified check of 10
per cent of the amount of the bid.
The Council reserves the right to
reject any or all bids.
___________ *L.^*
When time to Re-Tire remember we carry a full
line of Fislc Goodrich *nd Racine 1 W
One 4 cylinder Five passenger Cadilac
Qjie 4 cylinder Hve passenger Maxwell
»e 4 cylinder Fonr passenger Mitchell
One 2 cylinder Two passenger Maxwell Roadster
Willmar, Minn., June 30, 1914. 4
2w City Clerk*

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