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Enthusiasm At
Hammond Rally
Crowded House Greets Con
gressman Haaimond Mon
day Evening.'
Louis Betz of St. Paul and
Wm. H. Dempsey address
•'*.':' Voters.
The Hammond meeting Monday eve
ning was a splendid one. Shortly be
fore eigbi o'clock the St. James speci
al with the St. James band and in the
neighborhood of 200 Hammond admi
rers pulled in and the visitors imme
diately swarmed up to Minnesota
Street and swelled tbe crowd that bad
already congregated there to listen to
selections by tbe Second Regiment
•At tight o'clock the two bands pro-#
ceeded to Turner Hall followed by an
immense crowd, which soon filled every
available seat in tbe spacious audi
torium of tbe Turner Theatre. The
meeting was presided over by F. W.
Johnson who cautioned tbe audience
to pay close attention to the
*l and admonished the speakers to be as
brief as possible and not tire out the
The first speaker was Capt. Albert
Pfaender who brought greetings of
good cheer from the united Democra
cy of Stearns County where be had
been delivering political speeches the
past week. Louis Betz, President of
tbe St. Paul Commercial Club then
spoke in German, his beiDg tbe only
address delivered in that language.
He spoke in the highest terms of the
Democratic candidates on tbe national
and atate tickets. In speaking of the
executive ability of Peter M. Ringda)
and his other qualifications which
especially fit him for tbe office of Gov
ernor, Mr. Betz took occasion to men
tion the candidate's broad views on the
question of personal liberty which is
so near and dear to tbe average Ger
man citizen.
Mr. Hammond was next introduced
and was greeted with a storm of ap
plause which shows tbe place be holds
in tbe hearts of bis neighbors and con
stituents. Mr. H%mmond is known as
an orator and be did not fail bis repu
tation. His speech was a brilliant ef
fort, well-calculated to annihilate tbe
enemy that had been resorting to un
derhanded methods of campaigD fight
ing in the eleventh hour of the cam
Almost immediately on taking tbe
floor Mr. Hammond began on the sub
ject of the attack which was made on
him the past week in the interests of
the candidacy of Franklin Ellsworth.
bis republican opponent. Mr. Ells
worth's campaign committee dissemi
nated a pamphlet and did consider
able advertising last week in a manner
to attack Mr. Hammond's record with
out giving him a chance to reply to
the charges before election. Mr. Ham
mond took the accusation in detail and
replied to it at some length. His ex
position of the workings of congres
sional committees under Cannonlsm
and under the improved conditions of
the present day was very interesting
and gave the voter a peep into the
mysterious processes of lawmaking as
carried on at Washington.
The speaker also called to mind the
platfotm on which he stood when he
first entered tbe field as a candidate
for office from this district and pointed
out that from the first his interest had
been in tariff revision and spoke of his
vindication by the three great parties
of today, all of them bavin* declared
for tariff revialon downward. He was
often interrupted by applause and tbe
touching tribute be paid to "Sunny
Jim" Sherman quite carried his listen
era with him.
Most of Mr. Hammond's speech was
taken up, as before said, with his re
ply to the eleventh hour attacks made
on him and hia audience seemed satis
fied with his version of the matter.
The last speaker on the program
was Wm. H. Dempsey. He spoke for
but a few minutes, touching briefly on
unsatisfactory economic conditions of
today and closed by an appeal to the
voters to be honest in the exercise of
their franchise, even tbo it should be
at his own expense. The St. James
band closed the evening with selec
tion The special train returned to St.
James after 11 o'clock. Mr. Hammond
going also and Mr. Beta left for the
Cities Tuesday morning.
Library Concert.
The Ladies of the Current News and
Literary Clubs havo been working with
great energy for the Library Concert
which will be given next week Wednes
day evening November 13th, at Tur
ner Theatre for the purpose of secur
ing new books for tbe city library
which has been supported by tbe two
clubs for years. While tbe program
is substantially complete some num
bers on it are still indefinite and we
therefore can give our readers at this,
time only a bint of the enjoyable fea
tures which will be offered. Our next
issue will contain a complete program
which will show exactly what the eve
ning's entertainment will furnish.
make up tbe balance of the pi o,'ihm as
it now stands and promise an eveoiug
of enjoyment of tbe best musical talent
our city affords.
Church Notes.
Tbe Evangelical and Lutheran
of New Ulm, Essig and
Nicollet celebrated tbe feast of tbe
reformation Sunday last with special
services and the sacrament of the
Lord's Supper was observed.
The Sunday morning services at tbe
Lutheran Church will begin at 10:30
hereafter duirng the winter, one half
hour later than the summer hour of
Tbe District Convention of Mission
ary Societies of Southwestern Minne
sota will be held at the.German M. E.
Church Wednesday, Nov. 6th, in thej
afternoon and evening. Miss Alice!
Bretborst who has spent tbe past
seven years as a Missionary at
Tzechow, Western China, will deliver
a lecture at the church in the evening
at 7:3b. Everybody is cordially in
vited to attend and hear an interesting
account of conditions in far-off China.
This topic will be especially interest
ing at this time in view of the great
changes now going on in that country.
Mrs. C. E. Sauter who always took
an active part in the Missionary
Society* 'a work will be present at the
meetings. The afternoon session will
open at 2:30.
The members of the Board of Trus
tees of tbe German E. Church held
a meeting to go over the month's
business Monday evening.
Wiesner-Vedder Wedding.
Tuesday morning at 9 o'clock
Benedict Vetter and Miss Clara
Wienner were united in the hnly
bonds of matrimony at Holy Trinity.
Cburch of this city, Rev. Schlinkert
officiating. Edwin Seifert and Miss
Frieda Wiesner, sister of tbe .bride,
attended tbe bridal couple. The groom
is a son of Leonard Vetter of New
Ulm and the ^bride is a daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Jos. Wiesner of Cotton
wood. The bride was gowned in white
satin. She wore a Corsage bouquet of
lilies of the valley and carried a white
prayer book. Tbe bridesmaid wore a
dress of 'pink marquisette over pink
silk and carried pick carnations. A
reception was tendered the r.ewlyweds
and a sumptuous wedding dinner
served to the'bridal party, near rela
tives and intimate friends at tbe John
Korbei home, the decorations being
ferns and cut flowers in a green and
white effect. Mr. and Mrs. Vettor will
go to housekeeping on tbe Wiesner
farm in Cottonwood. They left for a
trip to the cities and other points
Tuesday afternoon.
Club Notes.
The Woman's Literary Club held
their first meeting last Tuesday and
organized for tbe winter's work. The
first meeting to take up the subjects to
be stuaied will be held next Tuesday
at the borne of Mrs. H. L. Beecher.
Miss Allit Soberer will act as leader.
The Current News Club met with
Mrs. J. H. Vogel last Tuesday. The
roll call was by quotations from
American Authors and the day's
lesson was on Rome. Mrs. E. G.
Hage was leader and Mrs. A. J.
Vogel and Miss Loida Beussmann
were assistants. Mrs. C. W. Miller
and Miss Beussmann rendered a
piano duet. Current events were
discussed by Mrs. Beussmann. The
next meeting will be held next Tues
day, Nov. 12, at the home of Mrs. C.
There will be selections by tbe 2nd
Regt. Band, by the Dr. Martin Luth- Better enter that contest to-day. Do
er College Male Chorus, by tbe Ladies not put if off. Right now is the time
Grand Chorus, by tbe Congregational for you ito get started. Remember
and Catholic Church Quartettes and by you can not lose in this contest. Be-
the audience with piano soios. A cor- sured of a certain reward in the form
net solo with band accompaniment, a of a check for five per cent of all the
duett by Mrs. Reim and Mrs. Buebrer, business you turn in, in the event
a trio, vocal solos by Miss E. Norman that you do not win one of the head
and possibly others and a selection by prizes. Did you ever hear of a better
the High School Symphony Orchestra or more fair proposition?
trie Zither Club Miss Henrietta Hau- sides the same equal opportunity to toward that direction. Get in
ensteia and Prof. Reuter will delight win one of the big prizes you are as-
A tfae
School Apportionment.
The sum of $12,012 recently received
from the State by Co. Auditor Vogel
has been apportioned among tbe pub
lic schools of the county and will he
sent out to the various school clerks
in a few days. This is tbe highest
per capita that has ever been paid by
the state. Three thousand six hundred
and forty pupils attended "the re
quisite number of days to entitle
the schools to tbe state aid and tbe
amount allowed for each pupil is $3.30.
The various school districts under
said apportionment are entitled to the
following sums:
1 $
5 ...
2607 00
92 40
66 00
125 40
92 40
151 80
69 30
62 70
92 40
62 50
95 70
79 20
'72 60
59 4i
79 20
89 10
56 10
75 90
66 00
102 30
59 40
62 70
39 60
1254 00
85 80
105 60
42 90
95 70
7s 90
26 40
82 50
85 80
168 30
10W 90
19 80
108 90
42 90
92 40
85 80
92 40
62 70
92 40
is valuable from this time until the
close of the contest. See your friends
today or call them up and tell them
to save their subscriptions for you.
Do it now! Double your efforts and
have your friends help you. /Tell
them to strive to obtain all the sub
scriptions possible. Some one else
will get their subscriptions unless
they hear from you.
Begin To-day!
Be a Winner!
Win One of the Prizes in the New Ulm
89 10
3H 00
112 20
39 60
108 90
89 10
79 0
122 10
85 80
79 20
105 60
99 00
85 80
1-9 60
75 90
198 00
79 20
1" 2 30
115 50
56 10
82 50
64 1072 50
69 30
125 '0
11 60
118 80
108 90
69 -!(0
89 10
125 40
49 50
59 4
66 00
141 90
42 90
33 00
333 30
224 40
59 40
66 00
16 50

Total. .12012 00
Next Sunday a large class of can
didates will be initiated into the
Knights of Columbus Council at Fair
fax. Tbe first and second degree
work will be in charge of the-degree
team of the local council and the third
degree work will be exemplified by a
team from St. Paul. Efforts are being
made to secure a special from here.
Even if this should not materialize, a
large numjber of the local Knights
will attenl
Publishing Co's Subscription
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your mind that
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happy owner of
and bend every
to he to a iv
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Every day, every hour, every minute able to achieve
Prize to Contestants.
Try and realize just what these
prizes mean. Anyone of the head
prizes is well worth while. Turn to
another page of this issue where you
will find a complete list of the prizes
offered, or better still, call at the vari
ous stores where the prizes are on
High School Literary Program.
The first Literary program of the
High School year as given by tbe
members of tbe Thalian and Athenian
Societies last week was a good one
altbo there will be improvements
without doubt as tbe year goes on.
Not many visitors were present, tbe
judges, Mrs. Hein and Mrs. Eni?el
e8ent with
(he exception of a number of the
Senior Class of last year.
Tbe new High School Symphouy
Orchestra under the direction of Mr.
Ledioe made its first public ap
pearance. The members of the or
chestra are: Leo Seifert and Clarence
Gieseke, first violins, Ciarence Hess
and Hilton Durbabn, second violins,
Armin Pfaender, flute, 'Anton
Gruenenfelder, clarinet, John Scheide
I rich and Alphonse Gruenenfelder,
Iccrnets, George Crone, trombone,
Harold Reineke, cello, and Henrietta
{Hauenstein, accompanist. Tbey ren
dered two selections very acceptably,
tbe first being especially well done.
Erwin Haenze presided. The first
number on the contest program was a
recitation by Alice lergang of the
Athena Society. It was entitled
"What William Henry Did" and was
will given, being awarded the vote of
the judges over the Thalians repre
sentative, Lillian Behnke, who gave
"Jud Brown on Rubinstein's Piano
Playing.'' Miss Bebnke's recitation
was rendered in an especially pleasing
manner but her memory failed her
toward tbe end of the selection and
undid her previous good work. The
second number on the program was an
original story by Stella Gag, "A
Dream and Jts Consequences." Tbe
third number was an essay on "Tbe
Need of a Public Library" by Bertha
Esser which appears elsewhere in this
The Debate on the question of the
Open vereus tbe Closed SboD followed.
Elizabeth Dougher led the Affirmative
argument for the Closed Shop and
Beatta Krook led the Negative. The
supporting speakers were Harry Journ
and Harold Reineke. Some very good
points were made on both sides. The
Affirmatives were awarded the de
cision, making three points for the
Thalian Society.
The other two numbers on the pro
gram, an original story by Erna
Bolzinger, "John's Trip to tbe
Moon," and an essay by Hertba
Mueller on "General Booth and tbe
Salvation Army," were each awarded
the point, making the day a 5 to 1
victory for the Thalians. The pro
gram of the afternoon which had been
illustrated by Miss Wanda Gag was
awarded to Elizabeth Dougher as
leader on the winning side in the
debate. These programs will be given
monthly thruout the year. They
deserve better attendance on the part
of patrons of the schools than they
nave bad in the past.
For ElectionReturns See Supplement
Fire at Sanborn.
A most horrible disaster took place
Thursday morning at two o'clotk
when the postoffice and printing office
at Sanborn were destroyed by fire,
and tbe body of Robert Sackreiter,
who lived in the second story of the
building was cremated. Tbe charred
body was not recovered until six
o'clock in the morning.
The origin of the fire is unknown,
but it is supposed it caught up stairs.
The man Is said to have run out of
the building but returned for some
thing, perhaps bis money and failed
to escape again. He was a man about
30 years of age. His parents reside at
A. D. McRae, who owned the Sen
tinel printing plant, received word by
phone yesterday morning And went to
that place, returning to this city the
same evening and reports it to be a
most distressing- affair.
The postoffice was completely de
stroyed, mail and all except what tbe
safe contained. The printing office is
a total wreck. Tbe property was
partially insured.
At this writing Mr. McRae is unde
cided whether be will put in another
printing plant, but will get out
another issue of tbe Sentinel, next
week, at least—Redwood Falls Sun.
New (Jim's New Theatre.
The new theater which will be known
as the American Theater will open
very shortly as tbe last furnishings of
tbe building are being put into place
and arrangements made for tbe
opening pictures. Those who have
not seen the building since it neared
completion will be pleasantly sur
prised to find how prvetty and con
venient it has been made. It is 100 by
40 in size and will seat 540 persons.
There are six exits provided, four
more than are required by law which
shows the thought the proprietors
have taken to make the place safe.
Two aisles extend the length of the
hall and lead directly to the exits.
The comfort of the patrons has also
been provided for in many ways.
There are dressing rooms and toilets,
the latest idea in Inclined* floors lias
been carried out, a special type of
steam radiators suspended from walls
convey the heat from a plant in tbe
basement. A ventilating system
which changes tbe air every five
minutes has been installed as has'also
the indirect lighting system wbicb
proved so popular in tbe Princess.
An excellent view of tbe stage can
be bad from any part of the house
and a special device to prevent
flickering forms a part of the latest
model picture machine which has cos?
well into three figures.
The operating room is 9 feet square
by 16 high, is lined with asbestos
board and has a 6 inch concrete floor.
This space permits of the installation
of two machines and the spot light.
In decorations the latest panel effect
has been carried out and tbe pro
prietors can truthfully claim tbey have
the prettiest 10 cent theater in
southern Minnesota. Watch for tbe
announcement of tbe opening week
which is sure to offer some very
Destructive Youngsters.
The children who play in tbe streets
of our city have not been taught a
proper regard for the property of
other people. Last week two
youngsters deliberately smashed four
teen panes of glass in the windows of
a barn at tbe Lindmeyer and Kirsch
places on Front Street. This happened
while a party was In progress in the
Kirsch house. In the morning Chief
Klause was called to investigate and
be found the guilty parties, a girl and
a boy, and their parents agreed to
make good the damages. The police
wants a warning issued to tbe parents
of children that are on tbe babitof
running about tbe streets after Curfew
hour. The whistle blows at 8 P. M.
now and children must be kept within
doors after that time in the evening.
Not all of the destructiveness is to be
found among the children on the
streets near the river. Tbe other day
a group of public school pupils play
ing with a foot ball at the corner of
Washington and 1st North Streets
threw the ball so that it banged
against tbe arc light globe at that
corner. Tbe globe was smashed and
the glass rattled to the ground causing
shrieks of glee and crys of "There
goes another light," and the young
sters exhibited absolutely no concern
over tbe damage. There's something
wrong somewhere when children have
no regard for what belongs to others.
K»J.. A 'Aft W
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Waseca Train
man Badly Hurt
John Gratz, Formerly of New
Ulm, Meets With Serious
North Western Passenger
Kills Five Valuable Colts
for D. Williams.
John Gratz who was born and
raised here, met with a serious acci
dent directly west of St. Charles a
point 30 miles this side of Winona
Suodav night at 11:30 wbicb, if it
does not prove fatal, will lay bim up
for a long time and may leave him
permanently crippled.
Mr. Gratz has been freight conduc
tor on the Chicago & Nortbwesurn
for tbe past four years and until last
July was employed in tbe local yards.
SiDce then he has been on a regular,
run from Waseca to Winona.
On the ill-fated night be was in
charge of a flour train, No, 482 troing
from Waseca to Wioona. Shortly
before tbe accident happened, he was
walking along on top of tbe cars as is
the custom with trainmen when they
near a station. After the train
stopped, he climbed down the side of
tbe car and when be bad reached the
last rung of tbe ladder, he stepped off,,
expecting to strike solid ground. Just
at this point tbere is a huge culvert
wbicb was not known to him at the
time and in stepping over too far, he
fell off the embankment, a distance of
15 feet striking on the hard ground
with full force. His head was severely
bruised and he received other painful
injuries. When found shortly after
wards he was unconscious. He was
immediately taken to tbe Rochester
Hospital In charge of the Mayoa
where according to the attending
physician be is resting. as easily as.
can be expected under tbe circum
stances. An examination at tbe hos
pital disclosed the fact that be had
received some ugly wounds on the
bead and that he was partially para
lyzed as he is unable to move his
right arm or his right leg. Tbe ex
tent of his injuries has not been defi
nitely determined at this writing. He
has been hurt internally but how
seriously may not be fully known for
a few days. Mr. Gratz is a married
man and his family still lives here.
Mrs. Gratz (nee' Guldan) left for
Rochester Monday morning and will
remain at the bedside of her husband
until be is out of danger. Since
writing tbe above we learn that Mr.
Gratz is resting comfortably and that
be is out of danger.
Passenger train No. 517 of tbe Chi
cago & Northwestern in charge of
Engineer Bullard struck and killed
five colts belonging to Dan Williams
near Cambria Monday morning about
one o'clock. Four of them were killed
outright and tbe fifth had one leg cut
off and was put out of its misery by
the section crew when they went to
Mr. Williams had his colts in the
pasture that night as he had during
tbe entire summer, and as far as he
could see tbey were out of harm's
way, as the gate leading to tbe right
of way was closed and was found
closed the next morning. An investi
gation, however, disclosed the fact
that the colts had escaped upon the
right of way at this point. How the
gate was opened and how it happened
to be closed tbe next morning is still
shrouded in mystery.
Mr. Williams did not learn of the
accident to hia colts until the threshers
came around the next morning and
told him about it. He immediately
investigated and found his colts dead
on tbe Northwestern's right of way.
Mr. Williams immediately wired the
Supt of tbe, company apprising bint
of bis loss, which be estimates to be
in tbe neighborhood of tlOOO. Three
of the colts were 3 year olds, one 4
years old and one 1\ years old.
The next meeting of tbe Ladies
Chorus will be held Tuesday evening,
Nov. 12th, at Turner Hall for the last
rehearsal prior tothe Library Concert.
This will be a stage rehearsal and will
begin promptly at 8 o'clock. All
members of the chorus are requested
to be on hand promptly at the ap
pointed hour.

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