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THE OLD REUABLE
Absolutely Pure THERE IS NO SUBSTITUTE Ask your dealer for Pay's Chocolates. They aie not "better than the best", Bu "better than the rest". Miss Alma Rabbe left for points in Iowa for a visit Saturday. Ntls Anderson of Springfield was in the city on business Saturday. Fred Hauensteiu of St. Paul, was in the city over Sunday the guest of rela tives. The card club known as the Social Twenty was entertained Saturday even ing by Miss Hertha Weschcke. Hon S. Peterson was home fiom St Paul Friday, the legislature having taken a recess of several days. Paul Hohn, a brother of Rev Chii9tian Hohn pastor of the Methodist church of this city is the guest of the latter, A poor photograph Is something that nobody wants. satisfied get the best by going to the Ne Art studio. Satis faction guaranteed. W Welch, who has charge of the business of the Minnesota & Dakota Cattle Co., on the ranch, was in the city last v»eek on business. Last Tuesday evening Col. Bobleter and Capt. L. G. Vogel went to Mankato to be present at the inspection of the militia company in that city. Mrs. O. J. Quane who has spent the past week with relatives in Mankato, re turned home Sunday. Mr. Quane went to that city Saturday to meet her. Christian Heller who has been in Germany for some time visiting return ed home Thursday and is glad to get back to the country of his adoption. The Review this week gives to the people of the county the delinquent tax list. It is some what longer than last year, and contains several new names Lincoln's birthday was observed by the public schools as a holiday and the afternoon of the previous day was in a measure given over to patriotic exercises. W McBIale of Tracy, well known in this city has left the former place and has gone to Trenton, Mo. where he will be employed in the train dispatcher's office. The opening of the new millinery store of Mesdames Edder & Thomas took place Mondav. The ladies are making pre paration to give to people of this city good service in their line. Miss Carrie Friedmann and Miss Cragg of Evan were here Wednesday evening for the purpose of witnessing the play "The Merchant of Venice" Miss Fried mann is teaching in the Evan school. Railroad matters that are made public in the city papers indicate that there is to be an increase in the rate so the em ployes of the Western Assiciation, which is expected to take effect the first of March. E. A. Arhatr, of Lisbon, N^ D., a jewel of that city anived in the city Saturday and visited his sister, Mrs. G. A. Oitomryer over Sunday and later went to spend a few days with his pat ent at West Newton. Ifyou Make your own Butter it will pay you to use Our June Tint Butter Color as it is the only butter color that gives the correct June tint. Tt is the only butter color that will will bring you the top of the market for your butter. It will not turn i.incid, do^s not color the buttermilk and will not give old butter a redish, cheesy appearance. S Only 15 and 25c a bottle* Take no other but insist on having Pfcfferle's Reliable Jane S8F"5 Tint Butter CoIoivS IN ••work v- A -1 Eug. A? Ffefferle. he a is lafQgfwl *n Netf t&m S a _^_, _,t Strickler% office^ to dmeye, ea*£ nose a throat work Hours-11 A. M. to 3,P*M.'* Miss Kate Brophy of Springfield was in the city Wednesday to attend the pre- sentation of the Shakespearian oley "The Merchant of Venice. ^^^^MZt^ Next Tuesday evening there ii to be a grand Masquerade dance at Turner hall. Ii is to be the climax of the parties for the season before the lenten season which will begin on the day following. g|y|j§s A. Redmann of La Crescent this state, who has become well known here in the capacity of an insurance represen tative, has decided to make this his head quarters and will move bis family here. Saturday night this country was again visited with the return of winter and the thermometer went down to twelve de grees below zero, which was almost in feufferable after the mild weather that has prevailed. J* Miss Ruth Barnes entertained num ber of her friends from this city and some from Sleepy Ey in honor of her eleventh birthday. Ia3t Wednesde even ing Misb Ruth did the honors of the occassion to the entire satisfaction of all. It is feared by wheat men that there is going to be a great scarcity of wheat for milling purposes along the line of the Northwestern. The visible supply is not nearly equal to the demand that the present milling capacity of the cities require. Friday afternoon and evening the members of the Degree of Honor are to give an apron social at Gebsei's ball There will be different articles for sale and refreshments will be served until 7 o'clock. A invitation is extended to the public to call. G. W. Barnes, of N Ul was here on Friday to see the boys of K. lodge work the second on a very sensible fellow citizen. Mr. Barnes dropped in to ask Dr. Holhster if he had received that telegram from Albina.—Sleepy Ey Dis patch. arch a DEl*s*friagef©f Wm Chairman Eckstein and Commissioner Miller were over at the Thomas bridge on Tuesday and auctioned off such lum ber aa the wind had not blown away. The total amount received for the stuff was $30 50, which will just about pay the expense incurred.—Sleepy Ey Dis patch. „f 1 Monday morning a runaway team crashed into the hydrant at the corner near the Merchants hotel and broke the hydrant off so that for several hours the water poured from, it in full blast, and it was not until Chas. Stolle bad been secured that the water was eventually shut off. The reputation of the firm of Ochs & Baer of this city in the line of putting in steel ceilings has reached even to the new town of Milroy and Mr. Ochs' was theie last week to take the dimensions of a building and attend to the preliminary work that the firm has secured for a large building in that place. The white mice in the sho-w window of Mr. Pfefierle'p drug store have been the attraction in this end of Minnesota street for the past week. Th attraction incidentiy draws attention to the rat poison he has for sale. It is a good ad vertisement and in keeping with the enterprise of the store. The records of the Inter-State In surance Company are now secure in one of the best safes in the city, which was placed in the office last ween. The busi ness of the association -has reached such protection is demanded, and it will n» a volume that a better and safer be surprising it the business does not out grow this large safe** Tuesday, Feb 2 4 will take place what is intended to be the finest masquerade of the season at Turner hall. As this -is the last evening before the lenten season begins it is anticipated that there will be a large crowd and that there wilt be good times for every body. Some prizes have been purchased to give to these who are best masked. A cordial invitation is extended to the public to take part. Mrs. Gustav Wellner and Miss Sophia Wtliner of Hibbing spent the past week in this city* visitmg Miss Wellaer's mother, Mrs. Simon Wellner. Mrs. Well ner returned borne Saturday but the young lady will remain for a few days longer. She has been in Hibbing for the past six months and it is understood that Bhe has formed an attachment for the city that may result injier choosing thai for her permanent home. A this time last year the people of this city were speculating on whom they would vote for at the paimary election, and at considerable cost the ballots were printed in thetifficiar-papfcr^the law was altered later so that cities ofes'fnis size were included in the primary elec tion law for villages and this year the city is spared that expense, which^is a good thing considering the fact that the city can Ul affordit, announcing th* edmiugi Gertrude,'daughter of Wrf a :M*fe JEflhry Scbiottmano,, to Heury Becker* at thVGourtlanct church, Sunday, the 22d. After the ceremony the^young people will taiee a trip anW will be at home in Courtlahd after MaflflF 5th. There will be a social and dance at the Milfortf club hall in the town of Milford Saturday evening, Feb. 24. This is to be a basket social and it is expected that the ladies who attend will prepare a bas ket and see that it gets to the hall. A good time is promised and all who come will be welcome. Miss Sophia, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jos. Fessenmaier, of this city was married yesterday morning atthe Catholicchurch to Otto Schneider of Searles. Th young people are both well known and have numerous friends in and out of the city who congratulate them on the successful ending of their courtship. I Mrs. B. Follmann will leave in a short time for Milwaukee and to the eastern points for the purpose of getting ac quainted with the new styles and buying an up-to-date line of spring and summer millinery. She says that she will have something for the ladies in her new lines that will please the most exacting". "-"*?. Saturday was Valentine's day, and al though there were a number of these supposed love tokens purchased, the sale of them seems to be dpcreasmg and even the comic and repulsive penny valentine is falling into disfavor with the children and few of them are sent out where there used to be quantities. Prof. Critchett went to Minneapolis Friday and took his son to a specialist for treatment of the throat, at the a time the profpssor attended a meetting of the Shrine to witness the initiation of a large class in that high degree of Ma sonry. Dr. Stnckler and Dan Williams were also among the,number from, here who were present. Attention is again called to the social that is to be held at the Congregational church parlors Fiiday eveniug. It is to be a Washington's birthday social and a specialeffort is being made to made it more than ordinarily attractive and in teresting. A cordial invitation is extend ed to the public. There is to be no ad mission at the door but a collection is to be taken up to defray the expenses. Mr. M. A. and A. W. Bingham return ed from Rochester Thursday where they had been to attend the funeral of their sister Mrs. Emily E Gates. Mrs. Gates bad been a sufferer from the disease which caused her death only eight months in stead pf for the last few years as we stated in our last issue, and during the last months of her sickness had been comparatively free from a in -A chimney burning out in a house on the west side of the city Sunday night* when the thermometer was down In the two figures below zero was the cause of the fire company being called out. The feel ings of the firemen can better be 1m aginep than described, and they are serving of the highest praise for their promptness in responding- to the call when it w»s so pleasant to sit by the warm fire at home. ^-^x, as^BP°»iS^ &** JB2 f-M.^2 |Alex. Williams, Supt. of construction of,the Minn. Central^Telephone Co., was over from Willmar Tuesday. JJ§r. Wil liams says that bi company will make big improvements and extensions in their lines this year, among which will be the doubling of the wires east of Sleepy Ey and the building a near line from Bed wood to Ve*ta.k These additions will greatly facilitate the handling of their rapidly increasing business.—Springfield Advance. «&ja Sunday^ivenlng is tobe*fuiryocoupied in this city in the observance of the birth day of the Father of his country. There is to be exercise* at Turner h*U com memoration, and they are to be- in both German and Etglish This service is made quite a feature each year and is not only interesting but instructive. The public is invtted to attend.* Besides this and the, exercises that may be held at the churches there is to be a band concert at Union hall given by the Cadet band, that will be the best that band has given. The people of the city have no reason to complain that the Father of his country is not to be sufficiently recognized. Attorney Albert Pfaender has recieved a letter from Christ Schwer who is serving time in Stillwater for the shooting of Ed. Lemke. /The letter was written on Lincolns birthday, which being a holi day, as the writer says, "W do not haVe to work.'1 says that he is going to church regularly ana nas made a firm resolution that when- he gets .out of the prison he is going to live a straight honest life and behave as becomes a man. He does not complain at the lot that has been given him but rather feels that it might hare been worse. Hi chief con cern is that his mother will not be cared for and will be neglected during he cold winter months. The. marriage of Miss Mary, daughter*, of Mr and Mrs. Louis Flugge^ to Albert Luepfeo of 4Dourtlaud will take pla*e to at the Brighton Lutheran church. he funeral «f ,Mrs.i Anna M. G*br*el, fftio died on Thursday, was held from the Catholic'churcb at St. George Satur day. Deceased was 73 years of age and had been married" twice, her first husband being Lucas Brown. She came to Ne Ulm 185 5 and is therefore entitled to the distinction of being among the few first settlers that came to. a is then wilderness in that early days^'Her hus band, John Gabriel and three children survive". *.-.$$ The committee that was appointed at the commercial UOJOU some time ago to look into the matter of getting a cracker factory in the citv was not present at thn meeting Friday night to report, but it is generally undeistood that since the com pany wants between $10,000 and $20,000 as a bonus that the committee very wise ly concluded that there was no use enter taining any thought of getting that par ticular factory here, so it will probably remain at Winthrop. 4 ®'^§M The case of C. Arveson of Sleepy Ey against Chas. Fletcher of Sanborn in which Mr. Fletcher attempted to set aside the attachment which Mr. Arveson had placed upon his jewelry stock, was heard before Judge Webber Friday and the action of Hoidale & Somsen, attor neys for Mr Arveson was sustained. The case is one where Mr Arveson has com menced action to reco 7er money that he claims wag taken from him while Mr. Fletcher was acting as cletk for him in his store at Sleepy Eye. The annual meeting of the Retail Grocers Association is in session at Man kato, commencing today, a numbei of the groctrs and their wives from this city are intending to be present one or all ef the days., The convention is one of the largest and most thoroughly en joyed of any that take place in the state during the year and to say that those who go have a good time is putting it O. Green will purchase the Hanska Herald. The present editor has greatly improved the paper since buying it and has made it more of a paper than it has been since the erratic Haislet had charge of it, though be had to practically learn the business sin^e taking hold of it. Mr. Upton is a scholar and a minister of no mean ability and undoubtedly feels that his qualifications entitle him to a better field than Hanska affords. „"'"',.-£ A threatened change in the freight rates is inimical to the best interests of the milling industry outside of the terminal points and for this reason in the hope that the organization could prevail on the commission to have the rates remain as they are, Chas. Silverson and Ben Stockman" appeared at a meeting of the representatives held in Mankato Wednes day. The new" rate that i9contemplated will.go 'hard with the mills outside of .the big cities and it is hoped that the rate will be modified to make the busi ness equal. in'erestrpf all the milling industries The attention of those holding season tickets to the qourse of entertainments to be furnished for the benefit of the library is called to the fact that there is to be a lecture of a humorous nature given on Wednesday evening in the auditorium of the school house to which they are in vited and it they will interest themselves to the extent of bringing some one who has not purchased a ticket and so helping the library fund it will be highly appre ciated by the board. This is not going to be one of those dry lectures that so many turn from as a thing to be avoided but will be something that all will enjoy. Don't forget the date, Wednesday even ing Feb 25th. There is no is in Tb!'ffciPfnat •Walker Whiteside is The. favorite of the actors who come to this city for in his play last Wednesday he drew nearly as large a house as he had the tast time he was here and the satisfaction he gave this time was better than the last. I his impersonation of Shylock, in the Mer chant of Venice, he has a role that seems to fit him better than that of Richard I and the fact that there is something to smile at in the play makes it one that is more popular The support in the Mer chant of Venice is not so good as in Richard III but for one is new in tragedy and in the interpretation of Shakespeares playa it can be said that Mr. Whiteside is a success and will be one of the best in the United States with the experience that age will bring. Th attendance at the play Wednesday even ing wa3 very gratifying to the manage ment and especially so be^«i««» **f t*w* fact that there were so many from other towns, this feature of the plays in this city is growing and it wjll not be long before in the reckoning on good plays for this city it can bercounted that part of the audience will be furnished from other places. The Mankato Revie says: A small ateamboatis to bfc built this spring plf between Mankato and New U4m on the Minnesota liver. A partnership to promote-thia enterprise was formed yes terday by J. A Flittle, J. Lambert, L. Vranizan, H. R. Wieckmg and others. The boat wit) not be used to make money but merely for the pleasure of its owners. The "hew 2-cent postage stamp has: come into use at the local postofiice. It is smaller in design than the old, is more artistic, though it resembles somewhat the Canadian stamp. The stamp, how ever, will not carry welcome news any farther nor shorten the distance ot sad news and the price remains the same for one or more and there are no opening \M The following are the officers elected for the ensuing year at ihe last mteting ol Flaundreau camp No 1542, M. W. A. V. Al Otsen W. A., Alex Otto meyer banker, II. B. Butssman clerk Ben Juni escort, Fred Boock watch man, John Larson, sentry, H. Sohreifei physician, O. C. btnckler manager, M. Johnson delegates to county conven tion, O. C. Stnckler, John Larton, J. H. Weddendoif, A. Ottomcyer. Wd, Eibner, proprietor of the Home Bakery, is evidently increasing Ins out of town business in the line of furnish ing bread and other product* of his bakery, for he has secured a larger num ber of baskets for shipment of goods The product of the Heme Bakery, as all know who have tiled it, is first class. After the play Wednesday evening, Mr. Eibner served oysters to the Sleepy Ey people and the demand was so great that he was completely cleaned out of oys ters. On a recommendation of the expert who was employed by the city council to oveisee the woik ot putting in the lighting plant for the city, the plant was accepted last week and the last install ment of the pending amount ordered paid to the company from which the plant was purchased. The work of the mildly. Mankato has made preparation plant so far as it is mechanically con to give its visitors a good time. %^1 cerned has been very good and the saper- A rumor is current to the effect that mtendent has tried to give the most sat- isfaction to all who are using the light. That it is not bringing in more money to the city is not his fault, and as it was no part of the contiact with themen who put the plant in that it would be a money maker for the city under the cncuin stances, the council can blame no one but itself. .. The Northwestern railroad has adopted a new method in the handling ol most of its men and as an experiment is try ing the observation of the Sabbath as far as it is possible, and for this reason what is known as dead freight is laid oft* over Sunday and as many of the men as is possible. The experiment has been in operation for a week and the officials are more than pleased with the results. They say the^men in the offices and the train men also are more attentive to business during the week mA give bet ter service when they are looking for waid to the day ot' rest at the end of the six days of labor. As this is the time of the dull season for the road it is feared that this Sabbath observance is only temporary, and tnat when the rush of handling the wheat crop comes instead of putting on more men the road will follow the old custom and work the men to the Jim it. ^Twrner Hafl.^ si^sSSlL,* CARNIVAL' Oftasnie$all.. iv by N in Tuesday Eve FS:24 PROGRAM. 1 A droll little ht-rald announces the arrival of f4t%f% ,*&%. 1_ 2 The Prince ana Princess of Carnival who will formally open the festivities by leading the grand polonaise. 3 Five minutes,of fun new, original and side splitting. W 4 When the doctor prescribes fertiin medicines he likes to haye it 'dispensed by a druggist in whom he has the utmost confidence. This can be done quickly and conven iently by the use of a telephone and the medicine will be brought to your house without extra charge. Our prescription department is always in charge of a registered pharmacist, day and night, x. «R J*^^* ^& Honey, 2 cones for. i£,., Extra fancy prunes, per lb 'J% A Musical Ominum-Gathenum. See the grand and sensational conglomera lion of musical oddities* Stnppenola! Pumpoton! the 10 year-old PaganinT and othere, in all 14 wonders of another world. 5 Sbadowg aihs, cosvalsi^e fprce, guarantee (.^ von ve a a a 6 Unbounded carmvalistic exhibition 'tilLthe early morning hours. PRIZES! PRIZES!^ $6 for best group, not less than six persons. $& for bteoad h«3|gj pjgp, of nof less than six ne'sons. l% ^GFAlwin'slP -City Drug S Edwards, Wood & Co., ^Minneapolis, St. Paul, Duluth. :l Grain, Stocks, Provisions -*4| bought and sold in all markets, for a 3 Write for our daily market letter and private telegraph cipher—mailed free. Ship Your Grain to us. Best Facilities. Local office, BOESCK No. Room 1 and 2. Lemons, per dozen. These are real things which are a bargain af the price. Broadway Grocery *v •4 &' Phone 93. Not the only Qr6cer who sells pure goods at moderate prices, but we believe we give more pure goods for the same-money than any of our competitors. WZ For Example: Cream Cheese S or ou reasonable margins. „,fe„ Members of All Principle Exchanges. 1 I A E W I E S A, 3%m Liberal Advance* A Prompt Returns. ^^-r'ifki LOCK, a el a per dozen, Cranberries, per quart. Phone 197 Little Needs at Little* Extra fancy, per lb per Apricots Fancy, evaporated, 2 lbs for in O A lot of fancy, smnlL^ 7|ft N UllGd size, per lb ?fnb Try a pouBd of Red Front Brand coffee put up in one pound packages, per pound 25c. received a full line of Decor ated English Tea right. THE RED FBOIlfGROCERY, Geo. Hauenstein, The Star jgtntletufctrfj masque. $ 2 for most elegant: ladies' masque. $ 2 for most comical masque. Admission: 5 0 cents a pereon.%s. Reserved seats 10 cents extra, at W. GL Alwin'e City Dru Store. *4 IOC 23c ..7C 25C ,8c C4& tt- ?fa •'is- 17C I7c 25c 25c 20c 25c Brick Cheese Per0 !,?.,.. Boiled Ham Urft..*...- Sliced, 4 ^.7 Dried Beef per .*A*\.\ Sweet Pickles 5 =quart. as Telephone 4 3 Billiard and Bowling Hall E E S O Prop. Masquerade Dance, Hon, Feb. 23 and Toes. Feb24 Monday for married people only Tuesday for all. A prize given «ach evening for J^jthe best couple. O S A S A A A O A 132 acre farm adjoining the station of Cambria, Blu Earth Co^fFo further information write to Wagner, Man kat Minn.