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To be Opened in New Ulm
Sept. 1st. Prof. A. E. Brown,
formerly of Faribault, will
Conduct New Institution.
Splendid Opportunity for New
Ulm Young Folks.
Prof. A E. Brown, of Northfield
was in New Ulm last week arranging
for the opening of Brown's Business
college here in September. There are
at present Brown Business colleges at
Faribault and at Northfield. The
former was established in 1891 and
the tatter in 1902. The professor
thought that New Ulm was a suitable
place for a third one to be located.
Prof. Brown is known to several
New Ulm people as a man of great
ability and admirable character. He
is an experienced instructor, having
taught in the St. Paul public schools
at one time.
Woodmen Hall, over Hummel Bros,
clothing store, has been secured as
the place for the college. This is a
nice, centrally located building.
Several young people have already
expressed their desire and intention to
be enrolled as students in the new
business college when it opens, Sept.
6, 1910.
Outlook Very Promising. Twen
ty to Twentyfive Bushels Go
tu the Acre.
Although the effects of the recent
drought seemed to have affected the
prices on the markets, reports from a
greater part of the Northwest do no
indicate serious conditions, because
of the predicted short yield. On the
other hand, grain raised in Southern
and Central Minnesota, seems to pro
mise at least an average yield and
even better.
The first wheat of this season re
ceived at the Eagle Roller Mill ar
rived July 29, and came from the
Crone Bros. farm. According to local
millers, a yield of from twenty to
twenty five bushels to the acre is a
fair crop. The Eagle Roller Mill is
now receiving wheat at all of their
elevators, located in Minnesota and
the Dakatos. The harvest in South
Dakato is nearly finished'
Rye and barley yields are not as
good this year as they were the pre
vious year.
The New Ulm Roller Mill received
the first wheat the 28th of July from
Wm. Boettger of the town of Milford.
Mr. Boettger claims an average
yield of about 20 bushels to the acre.
Since then this mill has received large
quantities of wheat. The firm has re
ently shipped a car load ot new wheat
Following is the crop report of the
Chicago & Northwestern railroad, is
sued Aug. 6th:
Weather since our last report has
been excellent for harvest. Tempera
ture ranged from 60 to 80 degrees with
50 minutes rain Winona to Sanborn,
and heavy rain Waseca to Watertown
Aug. 2nd.
The additional moisture has been
very beneficial to corn and vegetables.
Harvest of small grains is about
completed and will be in stack within
the next ten days. Some threshing
from the shock has been done and re
ports indicate fine quality of grains.
We have received the following re
ports of individual yields of thresh
ing, past week:
Elgin 15-20-25-45
Viola 20 25-30
Kasson 21-38
Eagle Lake
New Ulm
Sleepy Eye
Lamberton 36
Vesta 32
Walnut Grove 25
Marshall 40
Minneota 43
The Epworth League of the German
M. E. church will give an ice cream
social on the church lawn this even
ing. (Aug. 10th)
Examinations to be Held Aug. 23,
The local Board of Examiners re
ceived notice f»om Washington for
another government examination.
Owing to the continued excessive
demand for male stenographers and
typewriters in the Government service
at Washington, D. at the average
entrance salary of $840 or $900 per
annum, and the lack of sufficient
eligibles to meet the needs, an extra
examination is to be held on August
23, 1910, at various places in the
United States. In your state the
examination may be taken at Duluth,
Mankato and St. Paul. This exami
nation will be open only to male ap
plicants who are willing to accept
appointment at Washington, D. at
the salaries mentioned.
At the same time, and for the in
formation of persons who may desire
employment elsewhere, it would be
well to call attention to the later
examinations of this kind to be held
during the fall schedule in September
and October which will be open to
both male and female applicants, aud
for employment not only at Washing
ton, D. ('., but at any place in the
United States, or in the Philippines or
All persons making inquiry should
be informed that application blanks
and information can be secured from
Secretary Eighth C'vil Service
District, Post-Office, St. Paul, Minn.
City Council.
The city council held its regular
meeting last Tuesday evening. The
transfer of the liquor license from
Jos. F. Groebner to Chas. Forster,
Jr. was refused.
Chas. Leonhardt asked for a 99-year
lease on part of the "Public Landing"
south of the Eagle Mill which was
granted. Mr. Leonhardt intends to
erect a foundry and machine shop
The municipal concessions to the
Dr. M. Luther college will be con
sidered this week, when the board of
trustees of the college will hold a
City Attorney H. N. Somsen was
asked to write to "the Gas Machinery
company, of Cleveland, Ohio, for a
definite answer as to what the gas
company intends to do concerning the
gas plant in this city.
The Brown Co. Bank and Auton J.
Wiesner were granted the privelege
of having a sewer laid in the alley
back of the bank and connected with
the sewer on Center street upon the
payment of $25 for making the con
A new layer of planks will be put
on the middle bridge over the Minne
sota river.
Alderman Meyer mentioned the fact
that many automobilists were not ob
serving the ordinance which was
passed recently. Several auto owners
drive about at night without lights
and exceed the speed limit to a great
degree. Mayor Graff promised to
take action to prevent this.
Bids for the construction of cement
crossings and sidewalks will be re
ceived by the council at a meeting on
Aug. 25th.
Building permits: J. A. Ochs,
automobilegarage Henry Seifert and
D. Langmack, reshingling residences
Alois Brey, repairs on residence and
Contractor E. H. Haeberle was
granted another extension of time of
about four weeks for completing the
grading and graveling on North
Minnesota street.
A Friendly Rivalry
There will be a match shoot be
tween Company "A of this city and
Combany "K of St. Peter on Aug.
28th on the range- of Company "A"
The teams of the two companies have
indulged in good natured rivalry and
Co. of St. Peter certainly has a
fine team for the length of time the
company has been in service. Cap
tain O. J. Quane, formerly of this
city, is team captain of the St. Peter
boys' while Captain Aldert Pfaender
is at the head of the local team.
Company A's team will be composed
of the following: Pfaender, Croebner,
Klause, Sackel, Victor and Roland
Neumann, and Otto Kohn, with Meier
ding as alternate. A close match is
Ringling Bros. World's Greatest
Show to be there on Wednes
day, Aug. 24th.
Ringling Brother's World's Greatest
Show will, on Wednesday, August
24th, give two performances in Man
This will be the only opportunity
this year of seeing the best of all
circus entertainments. This is the
show that ama?ed New York City with
its European company of actors, and
its extensive new menagerie. Its
parade is the longest and most superb
spectacle that ever passed through the
streets of any city on earth. On April
3, 1883, the five brothers gave their
first performance in their home town,
Baraboo, Wis., on the public square.
They made their own tent and their
own ring properties. The audience
sat on planks borrowed from a lumber
yard. They had but one horse.
From that little one-ring affair to
their present stupendous organization
the history of the Ringling Brothers
reads like a fairly tale. They began
with nothing. They now own the
greatest amusement enterprise in all
The reason of their success is no
secret. It is a peculiar combination
of the right kind of talent and a policy
of uprightness in dealing with the
public. Even during its early days it
was a good show. It was small, but
it was an earnest endeavor. Without
capital the fine young men struggled
against the bitterest opposition. They
won the confidence of the public and
have always kept it because they have
always deserved it. A very few years
after that first performance their
rivals began to sit up and take serious
notice when mention of the Ringling
Brothers was made. They realized
they had an opposing force to compete
with that had come to stay. In a few
years more the Ringling show took
first place among the tent shows of
America. There is where it will
always stay. It has become the
leader in the art of entertainment.
Among the many European features
offered this year are the Schuman
horses from the Circus Schuman at
Berlin, Scheveningen and Frankfort.
Albert Schuman, as a trainer of
horses, is the most wonderful man in
history. He has made ten millions of
dollars exhibi ing the animals he has
trained. Tourists travel many miles
out of their way to visit his institu
tions in Germany. There are fifteen
animals in his act. They enter the
arena concealed in large beer barrels
piled on an immense brewery wagon.
They are not discovered by the
audience until they kick the heads out
of the barrels and jump into the ring.
They begin their act by pulling the
bungs from kegs, drawing a beer-like
fluid from the tap and drinking it
from big glasses. They roll each
other around in barrels. They waltz
in time to music. They skip the rope
and smoke pipes. From the beginning
to the end of their act they remain
standing on their hind feet.
Another great act is presented by
the Saxon trio of the world's strongest
men. Two of them form the pillars of
a bridge over which passes an auto
mobile with six passengers. Still
other novel and great acts are pre
sented by the Lorch family of acro
bats, from Germany, the great
Alexis family of aerialists, Robledillo,
the Spanish wizard of the wire, the
Dutton family of riders, and the
greatest company of clowns in the
world. The new parade is a marvel
of beauty. The new menagerie is a
complete collection of animals.
Many New Ulmites Will Attend
Festivity at that Place.
As previously mentioned in the
Review, the New Ulm Maennerchor
and Second Regiment band will attend
the 50th anniversary celebration of
the Maennerchor at Young America,
Aug. 28th, 1910.
The local agent of the Minneapolis
and St. Louis R. R. has been notified
that the round trip fare from New
Ulm to Young America will be $1.50.
The train will leave here at 8:00 a. m.
and, returning, it will leave Young
America at 8:00 p. m.
The Ladies Turnverein class and
members of the Ladies Chorus will
probably attend. & HbOx*^
Wicherski's fliting and Ail-Around
Playing Brings Victory To
Take Local Team.
The New Ulm team demonstrated
what can be done in the way of break
ing up a game after it was lost by win
ning from the Mankato last Sunday
at the Fairgrounds by a score of 11 to
9. With a 7 to 1 lead at the end of the
5th inning the Mankato boys thought
they had the game packed away in
their strong-box already. But to and
behold! It was not to be! The Ger
mans whanged away at Knoff until he
retired in the 7th, securing 7 runs and
altho Mankato made 2 more in the
8th, New Ulm registered 3 in their
half. Until that 6th inning the Man
kato team was working like a well
lubricated machine. They had every
thing their own way they were field
ing perfectly, hitting well and Knoff
only allowed one hit in that time.
On the other hand the New Ulm
boys were bungling easy chances,
batting poorly and they found out it
advisable to take Schneider off the
rubber because of his wilderness at
the end of the 4th. In fact, they had
the game given away but they repented
later and took it back.
Mankato scored two in the second
on errors by Klossner and Sorlein, a
w-ld pitch and a walk. Then in the
3rd two more were added on a single
by Swensk, a sacrifice and a brace of
hits by the Michelsons. In the 4th
another pair scored on Sorlein's
error, a hit by Knoff, a stolen base
and a wild pitch. Not a New Ulm
runner reached first until the 4th when
Wicherski led off with a clean bingle
to center. Right here is where George
started playing the game in a sensa
tional manner. His record for the
afternoon's entertainment is an en
viable one,—four hits, four stolen
bases, four scores and three pretty
catches. After stealing second he
scored on Giblon's error.
In the 5th Pfeiffer was sent in to
pitch and several changes were made
in the positions of the players.
Pfeiffer passed J. Michelson who stole
and scored on a single by Swigerd.
New Ulm had two on the bases in the
5th on an error and a walk but could
n't score.
And then came the awakening.
George began the good work in the
6th by singling passed third and steal
ing second and third. Lindeman
walked and took second. Wicherski
scored on a fielder's choice. Klossner
was hit and Fohl scored both him and
Lindeman with a pretty hit thru in
field. He was caught in an attempted
Having had a taste of it, they came
back for more in the 7th, and they got
it. Sorlein led off with a single and
the bags were filled when Parrel and
Mayer beat out bunts. Wicherski
scored two on his third hit. By this
time Knoff was flying way up in the
aerial regions. In fact, the propeller
of his aeroplane was churning butter
with the Milky Way. In an attempt
to work the squeeze play, Lindeman
popped out but Mayor regained third
in safety. Bingo dumped the pill in
front of the plate but Bartos lost his
head and threw to third, Mayor scor
ing. In despair and consternation the
Mankato management used the derrick
with Knoff and Giblin essayed to
twirl. Pfeiffer hit sharply to third,
who erred. Klossner scored Wichers
ki with a sacrifice fly to center and
the score was 8 to 7 in New Ulm's
favor. Fohl grounded out.
It seemed as if .New Ulm was still
bound to throw away the game for
Mankato scored two in the 8th, mak
ing the score 9 to 8. Hiddle, first up,
reached first on Klossner's error.
Bingo's error put another one on the
bags. Pfeiffer added his share by
hitting Knoff. Swensk hit to Sorlein
who fumbled, allowing Hiddle to
count, but he recovered the ball in
time to catch Swensk at first, thus
saving himself from an error. Giblin
hit to Sorlein who threw home, catch
ing Bartos at the plate. C. Michel
son's hit scored Knoff but Giblin was
caught stealing third.
However, the local tossers didn't
give up. Sorlein reached second on
an error and a stolen base. Farrel
fanned but Sorlein scored when Mich
elson erred on Mayor's grounder.
George sent Mayor to third on a sin
gle to right. George stole second and
Lindeman fanned. Then Bingo lived
up to his name by hinging a pretty
bingle down the third base line, scor
ing two runs and winning the game
for the Mankato team could dp noth
ing in the 9th. "\^P^aessJ^
The score:
New Ulm AB
Wicherski 5
Lindeman If 4
Bingo cf and 2b 4
Pfeiffer 3b and 5
Klossner 2b & 3b 2
Fohl lb 4
Sorlein ss 3
Farrel 4
Schneider & cf 1
Maser 3
3 0
0 0
1 0
1 4
1 2
16 0
1 4
3 4
1 1
0 0
Swensk 5b 5
Giblin ss & 4
C. Michelson cf ss 5
J. If 4
Wrightens 3b 4
Swigerd rf & cf 5
Hiddle lb 4
Bartos 4
Kn off & rf 3
27 15
Bingo out for interference
Mankato 0 2 2 2 1 0 0 2 0 9
New Ulm 0 0 0 1 0 3 4 3 XX 11
Ten Tons of Seed for Restocking
National Forests.
The U. S. Department of Agricul
ture is using this year on the Nation
al Forests over ten tons of tree seed.
Most of this seed has already been
planted or sown. The rest will be
utilized later in the season, as favor
able conditions are presented.
It takes a great many tree seeds to
make ten tons. Jack pine, the most
important tree for planting in the Ne
braska sand hills by the Forest Ser
vice, will average something like
125,000 to the pound. Of western yel
low pine, the tree most extensively
planted throughout the National For
ests as a whole, 10,000 seed will make
a pound. Altogether the ten tons of
seed to be used this year represent
perhaps 300 million single seeds.
If every seed could be depended on
to produce a young tree suitable for
planting, the result would be a supply
of nursery stock sufficient to plant
three hundred thousand acres of land,
but no such result can be looked for
because many seeds do not germinate.
Most of the seed will be sown, either
broadcast or in seed spots, or planted
with a corn-planter, directly in the
place where the trees are to stand.
Even when nursery stock is raised,
a liberal allowance must be made for
loss. In the first place, a consider
able percentage of the seeds will be
found to be infertile. Of those which
germinate, many will be lost in trans
planting. If from a pound of western
yellow pine seed that contains 10,000
individual seeds, 4,000 three year old
transplants are available for field
planting, the Department of Agricul
ture has obtained satisfactory results.
There are now twenty-four National
nurseries with an annual productive
capacity of over 8 million seedlings.
But there are many millions, of old
W1 UiVt
are waiting to be restocked, and some
quicker and cheaper method than the
actual planting of nursery grown trees
is urgently needed. Therefore the
foresters are making experiments on a
large scale with different methods of
of the seed gathered last year was ob
tained for this use
In some localities the Department
has had to purchase seed, but most of
that used is gathered by Forest Ser
vice men themselves. The cost of
gathering has varied for the different
regions from thirty-five cents to one
dollar a pound. As a rule the seed is
collected in the fall months, when
most conifers ripen their seed. Par
ties of three or four men ordinarily
work together. Where lumbering is
in progress the collectors follow the
sawyers and take the cones directly
from the felled trees. In standing tim
ber, the task is more arduous. The
men must often climb tall timbers and
pull the cones from the branches as
best they can. Where these are on
the extremities and beyond the reach
of the hand, pruning shears are used.
The cones are dropped to the ground
and then gathered into buckets and
transferred to sacks, in which they
are carried to a central point for fur
ther treatment.
The extraction of the seeds is tedi
ous rather than difficult. In some
cases the cones are spread out upon
sheets in the sun, when, after a time,
they open and the seeds drop out in
other cases it is neessary to resort to
artificial heat. This is applied by
placing the cones upon trays with
screen bottoms and raising the tem
perature of the room to the proper de
gree. The cones open, the winged
seeds fall out, and the seed is finally
separated from wings and dirt by a
fanning mill. A good many seeds have
been removed by hand, but this is a
sore trial to the fingers of the pickers
and an exceedingly slow process.
burns on the National forests which planting of grass seed and shrubbery.
The natural forest trees that already
adorn the grounds and slope men
tioned, will be carefully gone overt,,
and according to the new science of
tree surgery, will be pruned of all
their dead branches and any cavities
direct sowing and planting, and most that may exist in them will be freed of
the decayed matter, disinfected and
then filled with cement, thus prolong*
ing the life of the trees so affected.—
Minnesota Leads in Requests
from Postmasters for Estab-
lishments of Banks.
1 2
0 4
3 0
1 0
3 1
1 0
10 0
3 2
1 3
Several States Indifferent-
A statement given out at the post
office department shows that 390 post
masters in all parts of the country
have applied for the establishment of
postal banks in their offices and that
Minnesota ranks first among the states
with thirty-nine applications. Three
postmasters in South Dakota and one
in North Dakota have made similar
applications. Out of a total of 923:
banks applying to be designated as
depositories of the postal savings^
banks, Minnesota ranks fourth, with,
fifty-two applications. Twelve banks
in North Dakota and eleven in South
Dakota have applied to be designated
as depositories.
From every state and territory ex
cept Arizona, Delaware, the District
of Columbia, Nevada and Rhode
Island, applications have been made
by postmasters, and only Delaware*
Nevada and Utah bankers have failed
to ask for deposits from the fund to
be accumulated. Only Delaware and
Nevada have failed to be represented
by either postmasters or banks.
Among the Southern states Texas
takes the lead, forty postmasters and
thirty-nine banks having written to
Mr. Hitchcock in reference to the new
postal banks.
Plans of Max Pfaender Have Been
Accepted by Directors of
Lutheran Seminary.
The plans of Max Pfaender, a land
scape gardener of New Ulm, have
been accepted by the directors of the
Lutheran Ladies' Seminary, now in
course of construction. When the
grounds around the building have
been laid out according to the plans
of Mr. Pfaender, they will be one of
the beauty spots of the city.
The sloping grounds on the face of
the knoll next to the city will be land
scaped and planted with shrubbery
and trees. Walks and drive ways?
encircling the entire building will be
made, all of which will keep in view?
the artistic and serpentine curves.
The grounds will be graded this fall
and gotten into readiness for the
Mankato DaiJy Review.
Mayor Gaynor of New York
Tuesday morning the news was
flashed over the wires that Mayor
Gaynor of New York City was fatally
Roy Reinhart had the Misfortune to
hurt his hand in the threshing machine
last Saturday.
There will be a public auction at
Frank Schmelz's, Aug. 20.
A. Lemski of Springfield spent a few
days with relatives in this neighbor
John Reinhart purchased a new
threshing machine.
Willie Schneider of St. Paul spent &
few days with relatives in this vicinity.
Mr. add Mrs. Peter Springer were
agreably surprised Sunday evening
by friends and neighbors.
Julius Gum and Earl Bignoll, of
Marseilles, 111., passed through New
Ulm, Monday morning, on a return
trip from Hankinson, N. D., en
bicycles. They have covered about
1000 miles and were on the road about
a month on the way up and have been
traveling about two weeks on their
return. The young men have passed
through Illinois, Iowa and Minnesota.
They have camped out every night
and look hardy and healthy,

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