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George J. Grimm and H. R. Cumto
•were recent business visitors here from
Mayor and Mrs. Julius Krause of
*Cobden, were New Ulm visitors last
J. R. Higgs has returned from a trip
to Chicago, where he went on insurance
Mrs. H. N. Somsen and son, "Heine,"
have returned from a visit with friends
in the Twin Cities.
Mrs. Alfred W. Mueller spent last
week with her husband, Representative
Mueller in the Capitol City.
Edward Weller, a member of Co. "A"
has been voting relatives and friends
"in Wellington, near Fairfax, since his
return from the border.
Mrs. John Domeier and her two sons,
j&ifred and Eroil, have returned from
Morgan, where they visited friends for
Mr. and Mrs. Gustav Altermatt of
Barons, Alberta, Canada, have returned
home, after visiting New Ulm and
rSpringfield friends for several eeks.
Ernest Eckert, formerly a member
of the Madelia Drug and Jewelry Co..
has purchased a drug store at Sleepy
Itlye and will take possession at once.
Miss Elsie Nagel of Minneapolis,
is-visiting her*mother, Mrs. Dora Nagel,
in this city. She expects to remain
E. E. Miller of St. Peter, was here
-a few days ago to visit his brother,
Dr. C. W. Miller, who is suffering from
typhoid fever. Dr. Miller is gaining
cslowly, and hopes to be out again soon.
Springfield police repoit sixty-six ar
mrests for drunkenness during the past
year. They paid into the city treasury
le sum of $271.75 in fines.
Major Albert Pfaender has gone to
Corpus Christi, Texas, expecting to
join Mrs. Pfaender and children, who
^are spending the winter there. He
will be absent for several weeks.
Harold Haynoi, a student in the
Engineering Department of the Uni
versity of Minnesota, arrived for a week
end visit with his uncle and aunt, Mr.
-and Mrs. C. J. Woodmansee of the Ruby
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Eugene A. Pfefferle
New UlnCs San Fox Druggist
William P. Mason of Judson, was
stranded for several days in New Ulm by
the storm of last week.
Dr. A. L. Domeier has closed his den
tal office at Balaton, and is now located
Only nine arrests for drunkenness
were reported in Redwood Falls during
the year 1916.
Mrs. George H. Miles has arrived
from Minneapolis, to join her husband,
the editor of the Review.
Paul Dehnel, editor of the Sleepy Eye
Progressive, has been laid up for a few
days with the grip.
Mankato curlers are holding a bon
spiel in that city th»s week. It began
Monday and will end tomorrow.
The First Minnesota Field Artillery
will leave the border for lort Snelling
next week, the first tram departing on
Wednesday and the second on the foliow
The hotels were well filled most oi
last week with stranded traveling sales
men patiently waiting for trains on
which they might leave town. In most
instances they waited in vain.
The New Ulm skat players who at
tended the state tournament at St.
Paul Sunday were storm bound that
city and staid in the Saintly City
much longer than they anticipated.
Now Springfield is going to have a
history, similar to the one being written
about Sleepy Eye. C. W. Howe of
Redwood Falls, who is preparing the
Sleepy Eye book is also to write about
Several teachers in the St. Peter
schools, who went to the border are
back on their jobs. They include
Captain B. M. Cosgrove, who is super
intendent of schools in that city,, and
Lieutenant Charles Kelehan, nead of
the agricultural department
The farmers of New Sweden township,
Nicollet county, are organizing a co
operative company, and will erect a
creamery in that town. The creamery
will be built either next summer or the
following year. The company hopes,
however, to have it in operation before
the end of the coming season.
At the annual meeting of the Con
cordia Club, Wednesday evening, the
following officers were elected: Presi
dent, P. V*. Hackbarth vice president,
Emil F. Buenger secretary, Prof. Otto
Montgomery treasurer, A. L. Boock
finance committee, H. F. Raabe. Aldoph
Bierbaum and John Langmack.
Adolph Larson, whose home in Linden
township was destroyed by fire a short
time ago, nas erected a temporary
residence in which to reside until spring,
when he will construct a handsome new
dwelling. Mr. Larson's home was one
of the oldest and most substantial in
The Springfield contingent of Co. A,
the Machine Gun Company and the
Second Regiment Band, who returned
with the other troops from the border,
are now at their homes in that city.
They are as follows: Richard J. Mueller,
Herbert Prahl, Elmer R. Schmid, Otto
L. Schwarzrock and William H. Hor
man. Several of the Springfield boys
were members o£ the. band.
Mrs. C. J. Buckley of Delano, Minn.,
and her daughter, Miss Oueenie May
Buckley, were the guests of Mr. and
Mrs. Philip Liesch last week. Miss
Buckley appeared with the University
Lyceum Players at the Armory Tuesday
evening, and left Wednesday for Sacred
Heart, where the players were to appear
on that evening. Owing to the storm,
Mrs. Buckley was unable to return
home until Saturday
Edward Schultz, who was arrested
near Albert Lea, charged with stealing
a pair of horses from a livery barn at
Lake Crystal, nas been bound over for
trial the district court of Blue Earth
county. He was unable to secure
bail and will remain jail until the next
term of court. Schultz was in jail here
in December, accused of passing a worth
less check at Metzinger's store, but suc
ceeded in getting matters fixed up and
Mr. and Mrs. .Andrew Saffert„were
Twin City visitors over Sunday.
Gottfried Bill has returned from a
visit with relatives at Rowena.
Work is progressing rapidly .on Sleepy
Eye's new flouring mill.
F. S. Kling of Dubuque, Iowa, is
visiting Miss Florence Groebner in this
Mrs. Peter Wolter has returned from
a visit with friends and relatives at
Nic Gulden of Cobden, was here last
week, to attend the funeral of his grand
father, the late Nicholas Gulden.
The entertainment to have been held
at Turner Hall last Sunday, was post
poned on account of the storm.
Robert Fesenmaier was in Spring
field a few days ago on business in con
nection with his extensive implement
business in that part of the county.
Mrs. John Schneider of
who was here last week to attend the
funeral of her father, the late Nicholas
Gulden, has returned to her home.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Zangel are enter
taining their daughter, Mrs. Omn
Dybdahl of Waterloo, Iowa. She will
remain for several weeks.
Nicollet county had eighteen fires in
1916, while Brown county had but six,
which indicates that the people of this
county are more careful than their
Some of the Minnesota valley far
mers, who do not want the floods con
trolled by a reservoir system, have
called a meeting to be held at St. Peter
at some future date.
The New Ulm Ice Company has shipp
ed a large amount of ice to various
points in this district, so far this season.
The ice is said to be of an unusual good
quality being thick and very clear.
Mr. and Mrs. John H. Forstor went
to the Twin Cities Saturday afternoon,
where they visited their son, Hugo, who
is attending St. John's Military Academy
in St. Paul.
The high school basketball team of
Morton, which came here Saturday to
play the New Ulm boys, and was snow
bound for several days, registered at the
Lieutenant J. L. Fritschc, ol the Second
Regiment, who was recently mustered
out of the federal service, and who had
previously sold his dental practice at
Springfield, is considering joining the
dental corps of the regular army.
Attorney Albert Loomis of Springfield*
was in the city Saturday. Mr. Loomis,
who was formerly of Minneapolis, has
recently entered into partnership with
August G. Erickson in the practice of law
Brakeman F. R. Wetzel, of the M. &
St. L. road, whose run & between New
Ulm and the Twin Cities, was recently
married in Minneapolis. Saturday even
ing he brought the bride to this city for
a short visit.
Old residents are comparing the present
winter with that of 1873. A pioneer
says that one day he went to St. Peter,
when it commenced to snow about like
last Wednesday, and he was unable to
return home for four days.
William Lindeman of Rowena, be
came bit too curious as to the workings
of a rotary snow plow, got too close to
the pesky thing and was hurled a dis
tance of 100 feet. By the time his
broken bones have mended the snow
plow will have gone out of commission
until another season.
The citizens of the village of Hopkins
are greatly interested in skat this winter
and a big tournament was staged there
a few days ago. Just as the people were
all wrought up over their skat tournament
some one pulled off a euchre party,
and the interest has now changed, and
the skat players are left in the lurch.
Frank Deutsch, of Fairmont, son of
Mr. and Mrs. John Deutsch of this city,
was recently married to Miss Mary
Landsteiner, also of Fa'rmont. The
bride and groom have been visiting at
the home of the groom's parents. They
will reside on a farm near Fairmont. The
marriage ceremony was performed by
Rev. Father O'Connell of Fairmont.
Fred Kron, a prominert merchant of
Mankato, and one of the best known
business men in Southern Minnesota,
died at his home in that city last week.
He was 84 years old, and had been a
resident of Mankato since 1854. He
conducted a large department store there
and was also president of the State Bank
of Mankato. The funeral was held
Monday, and during the service the
business places were closed out of respect
for Mr. Kron.
A. R. Hepburn, a St. Paul printer
on his way to Hanska to work on the
Herald, who had been here for several
days waiting for train a to carry him
to his destination, became tired of the
long delay of the M. & St. L. in getting
a train through, and at 10 o'clock
Monday morning started out on foot
to make the journey. Five other Hanska
men, accompanied him on his trip.
They expected to make the first stop
at Searles and reach Hanska early Mon
Rev. F. Koehier of Nicollet, was in the
city a couple of days last week.
ftr. L. A. Fritsche Saras a Nicollet
visitor a few days ago.
Miss Florence Groebner has'returned
from a visit with friends at Sleepy Eye.
Haven't heard any one bragging that
he prophesied an open wmtevhave
Arthur Maas of Springfield, was a
visitor in this city a few days ago.
Edward Honl was a business visitor
at Springfield a day or two recently.
Edward Schwarzrock was here from
Springfield for a couple of days last
Albert Prahl of Springfield, who was
here a few days ago, visiting friends,
has returned to his home in that city.
Miss Eva Schuster, who was recently
visiting relatives at Mankato, has re
turned to her home in this city.
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Schnobrich of
Searles, were recent visitors with friends
It is presumed that some ot the people
who were secretly wishing for a real old
fashioned winter, are satisfied now.
Judge J. J. Ray, the well known
Springfield justice, has been laid up for
a few days recently with an attack of
Mrs. H. tt Meyer of Sleepy Eye, will
remove to California to make her home.
She will be accompanied by her daugh
The thermometer registered at 33
degrees below zero at Searles last Friday.
Some cold town, that Searles.
The MisseStAnna and Frances Flatau,
who have been visiting their brother
Frank Flatau, have returned to their
home at Madelia.
Miss Annie Hilleshcim of Prairieville
township, has returned home after a
visit with relatives in this city.
Gustav Schaul of Nicollet, who is
confined to the Union hospital here,
suffering from rheumatism, is said to be
Wenzel Sittauer of Sykeston, N. 1).,
who recently underwent an operation at
the Loretto hospital, has recovered
•sufficiently to return home.
Mr. and Mrs. Ernst Maaske of Spring
field, were in the city a few days ago.
They came down to consult a physician
regarding the condition of Mrs. Maaske's
Lars Killand, who was at one time a
part owner of the Rex billiard room,
has been visiting friends at Springfield.
He is now on the road for a wholesale
Quite a lot of people who had intended
going to the Twin Cities last week,
most of them bent on taking in the
carnival at St. Paul, deferred their trip
for the present.
Sons have been born to the following
fond and proud parents recently: Mr.
and Mrs. John Al Wilfahrt, Mr. and
Mrs. Joseph Groebner of this city Mr.
and Mrs. Joseph Hacker of Lafayejtte
Paul Wandersee went to Springfield
one day last week for a few days' visit at
the home of'August Nieman in that city.
He accompanied his son, Louis Wander
see, who had been the guest of his
parents for some time.
The Redwood Falls Sun has been de
signated as the official paper of Redwood
county for the coming year. The
county is to pay legal rates for the work,
altho the commissioners held off for
several weeks in an attempt to get the
newspapers to cut the price, but without
Nicollet village is proud of its new
consolidated school building, the first
session of school being held there last
Monday. When all the departments,
including domestic science, manual train
ing and agriculture Nicollet will have a
school as up-to date as any in this part
of the state.
From reading the newspapers pub
lished in the various surrounding towns
it is discovered that an unusually large
number of citizens of those places had
business to transact in New Ulm, Wed
nesday, January 24. The soldiers ar
rived home from the border on that day,
but it is not presumed that had anything
to do with the influx to this city on that
Henry J. Berg will take his Knights
of Columbus team to Mankato on Sun
day, February 18, when the degree
will be conferred on a large class in that
city. Mr. Berg will go down Saturday
evening, while the members of the team
will take the early Sunday morning
train. It is also expected that a number
of other members of the order from here
will attend the ceremonies.
The members of the Kappa Rho
Literary Society of the University of
Minnesota, who were to have staged
a farce comedy, "Mrs. Temple's Tele
gram," at the Ruby Theatre last Monday
evening, failed to appear, owing to the
storm, which prevented their leaving
Minneapolis. The company was to have
appeared at several places during, this
week, but was obliged to cancel all
Carl Case of this city, was a recen
visitor at Springfield.
John Merkle was in Springfield a* few
days ago on business.
C. H. Dirks was a recent visitor at
Wabasso, where he went on business.
Miss Jennie Gould of Springfield,
a a go or a 0
•weeks visit with relatives.
Fred Seifert of Sleepy Eye, was a
business visitor to this city one day
Mr. and Mrs. Edward Reineking of
St. Paul, arrived Saturday evening for
a short visit at the home of F. H. Behnke.
The Ruby Orchestra went to Winthrop
Saturday evening where it furnished
the music for the firemen's annual
Frank Sawyer,' arrested Monday on
complaint of Rose Prokosch, charged
with bastardy, was held to the grand
jury, at the May term of the district
court, by Justice Henningsen yesterday.
George F. Mayer, son of Rev. and
Mrs. George Mayer, who has been home
from the University for several days,
expected to have returned yesterday,
but is detained on account of the railroad
Charles Engelbert, of the Hardware
firm of Engelbert Brothers, left Saturday
to attend the automobile show, held
at Minneapolis, this week.
Several traveling men have been wait
ing for a number of days in the city for
train service that will start them again
on their rounds for business.
E. C. Gilmore, who has been seriously
ill for the past week, is reported as im
proving nicely, and hopes are entertained
by his friends for an early recovery.
Charles Johnson, a member of F. D.
Minium's staff of engineers, expects
to leave this morning for a month's
vacation, which he will spend in Western
The marriage of Miss Rosa Schmirl,
daughter of Mrs. Veronica Schmirl,
and William J. Winter, will be solem
nized at the Catholic Church today.
Rev. Father Schlinkert will officiate.
Invitations have been issued for a
card party to be given next Wednesday
afternoon, by Mrs. A. W. Bingham,
Mrs. H. C. Bingham and Mrs. E. H.
Haeberle at the home of the former at
304 South German Street.
Mrs. G. Wandersee of Morgan, has
been visiting at the home of her daughter,
Mrs. Carl Ohnesorge. The presence
of a new granddaughter had much to
do with Mrs. Wandersee's visit to New
Ulm at this time.
Miss Ida Hauenstein, is visiting re
latives here for several days while en
route from Watertown, S. D., where she
visited her bother George. Miss Hauen
stein also visited her sister, Mrs. William
Mueller at Springfield for several days.
Owing to the fact that so many of
the local skat players were absent to
attend the state tournament which
was held at St. Paul last Sunday, the
regular Monday local tournament was
postponed. Most of the delegates elected
at the meeting last week left Satur
day for St. Paul.
A. H. Weddendorf, son of Mr. and
Mrs. J. H. Weddendorf, who has com
pleted the English course at the Uni
versity of Wisconsin at Madison, re
turned from that institution yesterday
morning. He expects to leave soon
for Mankato, where he wall take a course
in a business college.
Elmore Falk who recently underwent
an operation at the Union Hospital
has returned home and is getting along
very well. His father, Adolph Falk,
who suffered from a very severe accident
last summer is also improving wonder
fully and has hopes of being able to
walk again soon.
There will be a joint session of the
Board of County Commissioners of
Brown and Renville counties, at the
court house, in this city, on Thursday,
March 1st, to discuss matters pertain
ing to the joint state bridge to be con
structed over the Minnesota river,
connecting the two counties.
Sheriff W. J. Julius, at the annual
meeting of the Minnesota Association
of Sheriffs, held at St. Paul last week,
was re-elected president of that organi
zation. Considerable business was tran
sacted, and steps taken to secure an
amendment to the laws that will be
beneficial to the sheriffs in their work.
BOARD by the day or week. Meal
Tickets. Home cooking. Price very
reasonable. Mrs. A. Thereau, Tel.
685. One door north of Pfefferle's
Drug Store. Adv 21
See the new arrivals of
silk and serge dresses just
received at the Bee Hive.
J. A. Ochs
FOR SALE:—New warmly built resi
dence of six rooms and bath room,
electric light, heating, city water
and gas, with one or two lots, in the
neighborhood of the Catholic Church.
Inquire of Jos. Tastel, 10th North
Street and Broadway. Telephone 472
New Ulm, Minn. Adv. 5-8
"Lincoln* words are now being quoated by the dif
ferent spokesmen of all the warring nations, but
if his precepts had been practiced there would
have been no war."
And Lincoln knew this as well as we do
now that everything Americans use
should be produced by the energy of
Here are American made wearables.
A credit to all concerned in the
manufacture and a credit to the store
and the buyer.
Suits at $10—$15- $20 and $25.
Sweaters $2 to $8.
Mackinaws $5 to $10.
14 N. Minn. St. New Ulm, Minn.
WANTED: Girl for office work. Must
be able to speak and write German.
Call up Tel. 254. Adv. 6.
WANTED. Two Ladies to assist
me in introducing a new line of Extract?
and Toilet Preparations. Easy and
pleasant work. Pay everynight. Gua
ranteed salary and commission. Chance
to earn big money. Call at 302 South
Minn. St. after 7 P. M.
2 Adv. Gottlieb Oswald.
FOR SALE: Red Clover Seed for sale
at moderate price. Inquire of Louis
Strate, Sleepy Eye, Minn. Adv. 3-6
Saturday February I Oth., 1917
GOOD MUSIC WILL BE
Your Attendance Is Appreciated
See the new arrivals of
silk and serge dresses just
received at the Bee Hive.
J. A. Ochs
EYE STRAIN SPECIALIST
102 No. Minn. St. Tel. 87
If in need of an auctioneer and look
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me. Tel. 283. A.S. DORN.
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