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TE AM RUNS AWAY HURT
CONTEST CLOSES SATURDAY EVENING,
OCT. 19th, AT NINE P. M. SHARP
ALL CANDIDATES SHOULD DEVOTE EVERY MINUTE TO COLLECT-
F'L ING UNTIL THE CLOSING HOUR ARRIVES
DOUBLE VOTES ON ALL SUBSCRIPTIONS UNTIL FINISH
This Means Twice as Much as the
Regular Schedule and at This Rate
a Ten Year Subscription Will Count
The Sheaf's big, double-district,
popularity prize election will come to
a close on Saturday, Oct. 19, at 9:00
p. m. sharp. At that time over $900 in
prizes will be awarded to the girls
competing for them. There is still
time to work and no candidate, who
wants one of the pianos, should lose
a minute of the few remaining days
until the close. The race for the pi
anos in both districts is so close that
a few subscriptions may win or lose
a piano for the topnotchers. This is
no time for lagging footsteps, hesitan
cy, but a time for action, energy and
good hard work.
Don't forget the value of the prizes
Andrew Helseth Had Several Ribs
Broken and He Also Was Inter-
'$ nally Injured
Andrew Helseth, living near Oslo,
was almost killed in a runaway in the
Soo railroad yards there, several ribs
being broken and internal injuries be
ing inflicted on him. Helseth was
crossing the tracks when an engine,
which he had failed to see, approach
ed. The horses took fnight and in the
runaway that followed, Helseth was
thrown from his wagon and the heavy
box fell on top of him. He was taken
to the Warren, Minn., hospital last
evening in a precarious condition.
At the M. E. conference in Morris,
the following ministerial appoint
inents weie made for the Fergus Falls
A. H. McKee, district superintend
AlexandriaGeorge E. Tindall.
AdaW. J. Camelien, supply.
AkeleyR. G. Green.
Bfamesville and RothsayN. S
BadgerG. W. Powell, supply.
BeltramiS. G. Briggs.
BreckenridgeC. P. Keast."
1 BemidjiC. H. Flesher. ^V^
Big FallsM. A. Soper. '.fjffzii,
8 BenaTo be supplied.^^':*"f/
BenedictTo be supplied.
Cass LakeG. O. Parish.,j^j[-
CrookstonW. G. Hodgs6n.|J*'
Deer Creek and Battle LakeI.
Bates, supply. Vf^W3^
BetroitC. H. McCrea.
Duane mission-D. F. Porter. 3*j^
DonaldsonA. Hanson. *v*r
Eagle BendJames Carters? ^v^*
Fosston and ErsfcineTo be sup
ONt MORE WEEK TO WORI^ FOR 3
THE SHEAF'S BIG PRIZES
tlhat are at stake. This is a lifetime
chance to get a high grade piano ab-, scribers that you are turning in, goes
solutely free. Get after the people into an envelope, which is then sealed
who promised to help you near the and oa^ into the ballot box any tim
win tell them
chance to help you and that it may be test manager:: will know o.r
their subscription that will win the havoef any idea what amount you or
piano for you. I
if you stood, a good chajyje^to1
tell tnem~thki^it^T3ieir las?flinTi^f^ne*'^^
ter to be sure than sorry better to
win a piano by a hundred thousand
votes than to lose it by a single sub
The Sheaf contest will be closed
with a sealed ballot box. From now
until the end, no ballots need be writ
ten. The candidates can save all their
subscriptions until the closing hour
and then cast their subscriptions with
money to correspond into the sealed
ballot box. Candidates! Make out
your list of subscriptions carefully,
showing the name, address and
amount of each subscription. Also
mark each name whether old or new
and write your own name plainly on
each page of subscribers. Then en
close the list of your subscribers with
money to correspond in an envelope.
Seal it and write your name on the
envelope. You can then drop the en
velope into the sealed box any time
before 9:00 p. m. Saturday evening.
Remember, your list of subscribers
with a total of money to correspond
with the total amount of all the sub-
before J9:00 pTJffi.''"You,can^see.thatjne Hazel Green
The Sheaf is going to give double This makes the contest a fair and
votes on old and new subscriptions' square proposition, with no chance
until the close. This means just' for any girl to know what the other is
twice as much as the regular sched-1 doing. Cash must accompany all sub-
ule at this rate the different term sub- scriptions. Checks will be accepted
scriptJions will count as follows: One
year, 1200 votes two years, 2600
thTee years, 4600 votes four years
7000 votes five years, 10,000 votes of Saturday, Oct. 19, the/big contest
and ten years, 80,000 votes. Just think will come to a final close.! All voting
thirty thousand votes for a ten-year will then cease and the Ijudges will
subscription. Remember! It is bet- open the sealed ballot bfx, make the
girls are turning in
As the office clock ticljjs off the
eventful hour of nine on ,(he evenin
FisherTo be suppliec
Fergus FallsS. L. Parish.
FrazeeM. L. Fanshi
FoxihomeA. W. Roshess, supply.
GuthrieTo be supplied.
HawleyC. W. Gilm|n.
Hewitt and BerthaHolm C. Clark.
HubbardTo be supplied.
International Falls-M J. Bryan.
LaportTo be supplied.
Long PrairieM. TSjHedding.
Leech LakeTo be (supplied.
LittleforkTo be slpplied.
Lancaster circuitHarry Paynter.
MoorheadA. J. Albott.
H. Blake. Motley and Pillaj
NaryTo be su]
OsakisH. D. Gi
RanierTo be supplied.
RandallTo be [supplied.
Sauk CenterRobert Duel.
SpoonerTo bef supplied.
St. HilaireP. Palmer.
St. VincentG.|c Fenske.
Thief River FallsJ. B. Smith.
VerndaleM. S Perry.
WalkerJ. C. Jfewell.
WadenaJ T. (Dodds.
WarrenF. L.( Rrlougher.
At a meeting on the Bishop and Cab
inet on Monday Evening at Hamline it
was decided to prefer the Rev. A. A.
Myers for the p^torate of the church
at Grand Rapids JS-' V ri
"Tales from the Minnesota Forest
Fires," is a ^ell illustrated little
book describing the awfui catastro
phy at Baudette and surrounding
country. The* author is Esther E
Larson, a rural school teacher, and
she gives her personal experience in
telling the story. Price ?1.00 at the
Sheaf Book Store.
count and annouce the winners in the
presence of the candidates and any
of their friends who wish to be in at
tendance when the count is made.
The Sheaf will have three representa
tive business men of Warren to act
as judges in making the final count.
Double the following schedule and
you will have the amount of votes
that we will issue on all subscriptions
until the close:
DISTRICT NO. 1
Martha Ballard 140,000
Caddie' Robinson 137,100
Edith Allen 135,500
Kda Swanson 53,500
Ida Johnson ..46,500
DISTRICT NO. 2
Martha Olson 150,000
Lilly Nichols 147,400
Ruth Wood 139,700
Alice Anderson ....75,000
Jeanette Powell 73,lr0
Immediate Sale Probably Better This
By K. A. Kirkpatrick, Extension Hor-
ticulturist, University Farm,
Our potato crop is large this year,
The market is unsettled and many
growers are in doubt whether to mar
ket or store. In many districts there
is a great deal of scab, fusarium
One year, $1.00600 votes.
Two years, $2.001300 votes.
Three years, $3.002300 votes.
Four years, $4.003500 votes.'
Five years, $5.005000 votes.
Ten years, $10.0015,000 votes.
Canadian subscriptions, $1.50, 1 yr.
The following is a list of the con
test candidates and their respective
standings up to Wednesday Oct. 9. If
this count does not agree with the
count of any candidate, the said can
didate will call at the Sheaf office any
time to ask for a recount. The con
test manager will then go over all
her votes with her and rectify any
mistakes. Otherwise the final count
will be made and the winners decided
according to the total in this issue.
Hazel Anderson 74,600
Theresa Hunstad ................87,r5r)r
Amy Brunsell 75,700
Ida Erickson 69,500
Augusta Hogberg 65,600
LiWby Ormiston 60,100
Anna Grenlin 57,600
or second growth.
Under these conditions it hardly
seems advisable to store unless the
grower has good storage facilities at"
hand and a crop of unusually good
quality. Potatoes must be in good
condition and well ripened if they are
to be stored advantageously. ,/To
store green potatoes ^s to court dis
aster. 1 ri-vV
Doubtless potatoes will advance in
price as the winter progresses. The
question is, can they be put on the
market at the time when the demand
is keen? For example, to store a few
carloads some distance from the mar
ket and be unable to get them on the
market when some cold snap or other
condition sends prices up would bj a
losing proposition to the grower.--i
jj 'With regard to seed stock there is
not so much doubt. Good, pure type
seed will probably be very valuable
by spring because so much
of the seed in this section is affected
by rot, scab or other bad condition.
To the writer, the best place to store
this seed appears to be some ..such
central point as the Twin Cities or
Chicago. Here the cost of storage is
not high. If well ripened seed of pro
per quality is selected? the gain of
holding will undoubtedly more than
offset the cost of storage.
OSCAR HILDEN, OF OSLO, LOSES
LIFE BY ACCIDENTAL DIS-
a CHARGE OF GUN
Oscar Hilden, of Oslo, met almost
instant death by the accidental dis
charge of a gun when out hunting on
Friday afternoon of last week. Two
other men were with him at the time,
all riding in a buggy or light wagon.
Noticing that the gun was about to
fall out of the wagon, Oscar made a
grab for it and in pulling it towards
him the gun in some manner was dis
charged, the contents lodging in the
abdoihen of the unfortunate young
man, killing him almost instantly.
The sad accident has plunged sev
eral well known families in the deep
est sorrow and has cast a gloom over
the entire community where it hap
pened^ Deceased was one of the
promising young business men of the
village, he haying been engaged in
the drug business there for some
years, and was a young man who was
most highly esteemed and respected
by all who knew him. The parents
of deceased, Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Hil
den, are among the earliest settlers
on Red River. They are now living at
Baudette, where the sad news reached
them.?* A brother, J. A. Hilden is the
postmaster at Oslo, and another bro
ther Joe, one Fred, and a sister, Hul
da besides other members of three
sorrowing families are among the im
mediate mourners. Deceased was a
single'man.^ 'v..-^ o:
The funeral was held yesterday.
First a short service" was held at Os
lo at 10:30 a. m. and then the re
mains! were'taken to Grand Forks,
where the regular funeral service was
held from the Zion Lutheran church
in thi afternoon. The funeral was
ii&^x&e of the Knights of Pythias^
of which order deceased was a mem
ber. Rev. A. J. Hulteng preached an
impressivV funeral discourse and in
terment was made at Memorial park.
Warren, Minnesota A Progressive
This city has' a population of close
to 1,700 and being incorporated as a
city, deserves credit for being pro
gressive in a number of ways, especi
ally as to the advancement in the use
of electrical'current. ^i:V:'4^:.vJ V^'
fe*There are about 272 metered cus
tomers, and the 24,hour service serves
124 electric irons and numerous other
heating appliances, 30 fans and 16
power motors of various sizes, the
largest being 25 H. P.
The main streets are lighted by a
White Way consisting of 30 posts of
five lights each, the arms of these
having 40 watt and the center light
60 watt Mazada lamps.
Mr. Walter Haney has been the su-
plished the above records for a city
of this size. -On July 1st of this year
the twenty-four hour service was es
Dan Reardon, of Oslo, Meets Death
When Soo Freight is Derailed
Near Adams, N. D.
perintendemt of this plant for a num- previously tendered a reception to
ber of years, and it is mostly due to Rev. and Mrs. Persenius when a purse
his untiring efforts that he has accom-
"3ABY DIES EVERY SECOND
Of the 55,000,000 babies born every
year, 15,000,000 of them die before
they are a year old, according to the
statement of Edward B. Phelps at the
International Congress on Hygiene
and Demography in Washington. This
means 40,000 babies die every day,
and the United States contributes
1,000. In Sweden-and Norway where
nearly all babies are breast fed, the
infant mortality is smallest.
Dr. William H. Davis of Boston said
the deaths of infants would be 60 per
cent less if none were fed from a bot-
'tle.. Other speakers said half of the
infant mortality is preventable. All
nations are just waking to this fact.
Protection from sudden cold help3
baby to live. On the other hand, the
baby should be kept cool on hot days.
Reception for Returned Pastor
The congregations of the Nyskoga'
north of Grand Forks, gave a recep
tion Sunday afternoon in Bethesda
church, in honor of Rev. and Mrs. J.
M. Persenius of Grand Forks, who
have recently returned from their
wedding-trip to Europe. The reception
took place immediately after service.
A musical program was rendered by
the choir and the address of welcome
was made by Rev. Peter Dahlquist of
Warren, Minn, who presented the pas
tor and his estimable wife with a sil
ver fruit dish and a purse of $57 from
the Bethesda congregation and $72.50 i
from Nyskoga. A short address was
also given by N. J. Nordlund, of
this, Mr. Ha-
immediately after the
ney put forth his best efforts as a so
licitor- and built up a load which is
now giving the city some concern, as
the plant, which consists of one 50 K.
W. and one 75 K. W. unit, is fully
loaded and the addition of another
unit is contemplated. The North
The above article was'taken from
the Northwestern Buzzer, a monthly
electrical magazine published at St.
$140 was presented to them,
Dan Reardon, of Oslo, was instantly
killed in a freigt train wreck on the
Soo line near Adams, N. D., on Mon
day evening this week. He was at
Fairdiale and being anxious to get to
Adams that night to transact some
business, he sought permission to
ride in the cfaboose, and being refused
jumped into an empty box oar in
which two tramps were stealing a
When the train had gotten within
two miles of Adams, the tender and
eight loaded wheat cars and the em
pty car in which the three men were
riding,were derailed, ^owing probably
to a broken rail. The empty car was
telescoped by the loaded car behind
it, Mr. Reardon being caught in the
wreckage and terribly crushed and
mangled. He lived only fifteen min
utes after being removed from the
wreckage. .The other two men in the
car were hurt, but not seriously.
They gave their names as Brown and
Reardon's body*^ was taken to
Adams immediately after the acci
dent and afterwards forwarded to his
home at Oslo. The funeral was held
yesterday and was in charge of the
Oslo fire department, of which de
ceased was a member.
Deceased leaves a wife and child
to mourn his untimely death. He
was married about two year ago.
Since coming to Oslo about- three
years ago he has been engaged in
the saloon business
Following the program dinner was
served in the dining room of the I
church by the ladies of the congre
gation. Flowers, flags 'and autumn
vines were used in decorating an 1'
over the table where the honor guests
were seated an arch of flowers was
arranged.Grand Forks Herald.
The Grand Forks congregation had
Good only until Wednesday noon, i
The regular tuition for the Vocal
Music for the fall term is $18 but be-1
cause the' work is offered for the first I
time, and in order to get the depart-!
ment well represented at once, the i
following special offer is made:
All who enroll for Vocal Music b?-:
fore Wednesday noon, Oct. 16, will re-1
ceiye two half-hour lessons a week
for the remainder of the term for $12.
No fees or extras will be charged. The
student will pay for his own music.!
Miss Agda Wennerberg, our vocal 1
teacher, is a specialist in giving vocal
instruction. She has herself studied
under the best singing masters of Du
luth, Minneapolis, Chicago, and New
York City, and is thoroly competent.
Here is an opportunity that will hot
be given again. ^Because we want
the people to know of our splendid
vocal department, this special price of
less than two-thirds is made. It will
not be necessary to come to the col
lege office to enroll. You may tele
phone, or you may make arrange
ments about lesson periods with the
North Star College,
New Boy at Ex. Co., S,upt. Mithun's
There is a new boy on children's
street and Mrs. Mithun is* setting up
the cigars at Downing' and Myhr's.
The Elmore, Minn., Bye.
Names of Those Who Were Awarded
,_ Prizes at the Marshall County
Stallion1st B. T. Frank.
Stallion, 1 yr. and under 2-
Mare, 3 yrs. or over1st
Frank. Grade Drafts
Mare, 3 yrs. or overlot J. S. Hille
Gelding, 3 yrs. or over1st Wm. C.
Suckling* colt, under 1 yr.1st Wm.
Brood mare and foal1st Wm. C.'""
Miller. General Purpose Horses
Mare, 3 yrs. or oveir1st O. A. Om
Gelding, 3 yrs. or over1st
Colt, under 1 yr.lt H. J.
Brood mare and foal1st
Best team in harness1st J. S. Hil
leboe. Carriage Horses
Mare or gelding, 3 yrs, or under
1st H. J, Beardmore.
Team in harness1st E. T. Frank.
Shetland pony1st-Curtis Frank.
Mule, 2 yrs. or under1st Munger
Mule, 1 yr. old and under 21st
and 2nd Munger & Son.
Cow, 3 yrs. or over1st Munger Sc
Heifer, 1 yr. and under 21st Wm.
Calf under 1 yr.1st W W G. Mil
Cow, 3 yrs. pr over1st Munger &
Heifer, 1 yr'and under 21st Mun
ger & Son.
Bull, 2 yrs. and under 31st Spaul
Bull calf1st Spaulding Farm.
Cow, 3 yrs. or over:1st Spaulding
Cow, 2 yrs old under 31st Spaul
Heifer, 1 yr. and under 21st
Heifer calf, under 3 yr.1st Spaul
ding Farm. ._
Steer, any breed^1st Wm
Cow or heifer, 2 yrs. or over1st
Win. C. Miller 2nd Munger & Son.
Heifer, 1 yr. under 21st Wm. C.
Miller 2nd Munger & Son.
Calf under 1 yr.Wm. C. Miller.
Cow for general purpose, 3 yrs or
ever1st Munger & Son 2nd Wm. C.
Cow .general purpose, 2 yrs.1st
Wm.,C. Miller, 2nd Munger & Son.
Heifer for general purpose, 1 yr.
and under 21st Wm. C. Miller 2nd
Munger & Son
Ram, any age1st Wm. C. Miller
2nd A. O. Myrfleld.
Ewe, any age1st Geo. Copp 2nd
A. O. Myrfleld.
Ewe lamb1st Wm. C. Miller 2nd
A. O. Myrfleld. /-.,*J'
'.,-Ram lambWm. C. Miller.
Chester Whites rV
#Boar under 1 yr1st and 2nd Mun
ger & Son. j-*. -'_
t' Sow, 1 yr. and under '21st and 2nd
Munger & Son.
Sow, under 1 yr.1st and 2nd Mun
ger & Son.
Sow with 5 pigs1st and 2nd Mun
ger & Son.
Boar 1 yr. old1st Geo. Copp.
Grade Hogs, any breed-
Sow, under 1 yr.-
Sow with 5 pigs
Sow 1 yr or over1st Wm. C. Mil- 1 ivS-**
Mil- 1st Wm. i?8
1st Wm?'*C. Mil-
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