House fcr rent.
Eye sight restored. By Df: Brokaw
eye specialist at Krueger's drug store
Morris the 6th and 7th of every
month. Painful head and eyes made
painless. Prices always lowest,
Judge of Probate Babe holas
general term of probate'court on the
first Monday of each month and
special term each succeeding Mon
day. Address or telephone Hancock
WEATHtR AND CROPS.
G. C. Thorpe, of Hancock, did not
get good returns from durum wheat
getting only 12 bushels to the acre
wnile his blue stem went 24. He
says he will not sow durum again.
J. Decamp, of Stevens had 80 acres
of durum wheat and 120 acres of blue
stem. His arum yielded about 20
bushels to the acre and his blue stem
14. He is somewhat disappointed
with durum, but will try it again
He informs us that his neighbor
Herbert Noithcott, raised 22 bushels
of durum to the acre.
Will Richards, on his farm north
west of town, raised 528 bushels cf
durum wheat on 48 acres. This is
little less than 12 bushels to the acre
but many spots were drowned out
He is undecided whether or not to
try it again.
Hugh Hughes, of the town
Morris did not raise any macaroni
wheat, but raised a good crop of blue
stem. In discussing the question
which wheat to raise, he said
Geo. S Brown, who owns three
•quarters in Framnas, brought us in
some fine samples of corn yesterday
that was raised from the same seed
as the corn on his farm nesr Spencer
Iowa. Mi. Brown used the same
seed just to see what the results
would'be, and how the corn raised
here and that raised in .Iowa wouk
compare. The test is entirely sat
isfactory to Stevens county, for Mr
Brown says there is no noticeable
difference between the two.
Corrected Today by H. O. Eames
Wheat, No. 1 new 74c
Wheat, No. 2 71c
Wheat, No. 3 67c
Have a good one at any
price and in any style that
you want. Every one of
them is brand new. No
use telling you how com
fortable they are, but v/e do
claim they are the strong
est hammock made. They
are built more for service
than show, but you will be
wholly pleased with their
appearance, and also with
the lotv prcies at
o a N e w s a n o e n
Enquire of Mr
Mrs. \1 Jones, who has been visit
ing at White Rock, N. D., returned
true thai our blue stem is somewhat
run out, but rather than ra:se durum
I thought jt better to change my
seed. So I got my seed from Man
kato, and have a good crop, tho
can't say just what it is because
havn't threshed yet. Change of seed
is what we need, and seed brought
from the south is always better than
seed brought from the north.
Now, who'll build an opera house?
Made in Morris None better
The Big Stone cigar.
Furnished room to rent. Enquire
of Mrs. J. A. Ringness, in Burpee
Mrs. John Larson, of Grove City,
is visiting her daughter, Mrs. J. A
O. Lampland. travelling auditor oi
the Lampeit Lumb9r Co., spent
Rev. F. M. Wright was in town the
first of this week. He seems to be
quite improved in health.
If you attend Mankato Commer
eial College your fare will cost you
nothing. Send for particulars*
Mrs. John House returned" from
her visit with friends and relatives in
Milwaukee on Wednesday evening.
We have a few Kimball Pianos
that we will close out at less than
manufacturer's prices. Terms to suit.
Stone & Munro.
Alden Dickenson was in Morris
Thursday calling on old friends
He is ho longer connected with the
International Harvester Co.
M. B. Lord returned yesterday
from a trip to Montana. He pur
chased 500 more sheep which will be
fatt?ned on the Spooner farm north
If you really wish to sell your
farm, get your prices and terms
right, then list your land with W
H. Reker, 540 Enaicott Building, St
non-union, Permanent position to
competent men in St. Paul. Apply
at once. St. Paul Typothetae, Ger-,
Am. Bk. Bldg. 4t 38
The Morris Missionary Union will
meet next Friday afternoon at .3
o'clock with Mrs. Frank Shepard
A 10 cent lunch will be served. All
ladies are cordially invited.
Send for our neat little circular
telling all about those fine fluffy
Rugs mado from old ingrain and
brussels carpets. MPLS. CARPET &
RUG FACTORY, 112 4hSt. N, Minn
Mrs. E. P. Watson will return to
MerriamPark next week in order to
make a home for her three daughters
Mabel who is teaching, Edna who is
a stenographer, and Bessie who is
Geo. S. Brown and Olof Benson
from near Speucer, Iowa, have been
here this week. Mr. Brown is the
owner of three quarters near Theo
Linstad, and is very well satisfied
w'th his investment in Stevens
The regular meeting of Elizabeth
Reem Circle, Ladies of the G. A. R.
will be held at 2:30 p. m. Tuesday
afternoon, October 3rd at Linne's
Hall. A 10 cent lunch will be
served. All members are requested
uo be present. Sara Mumbleau,
On Thursday morniug, an 8 months
old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Mat
Casey, who formerly lived in this
county but now live neur Glenwood,
was buried from the Catholic church.
The child died on Monday of this
week. Mr. and Mrs. Casey have the
sympathy of many old friends here
in their bereavement.
The Christian E jdeavor Society of
the Congregational church have
engaged Spafford the cartoonist,
humorist and instrumentalist for an
entertainment here Friday evening
Oct. 13th. Spafford is one of the
four successful platform cartoonists,
and that he is appreciated by those
who have seen him is shown by ex
tracts printed elsewhere.
Mr. Norman Smokstad and Miss
Hazel Eddy were married by Dr. J.
C. Shelland on Wednesday, Septem
ber 27th. The groom is one of the
industrious and reliable young men
of Hancock, who came there a year
or two ago, and has been employed
in an elevator there. The bride is
the daughter of Mr. and Mrs, Homer
Eddy, and has been one of the best
of Stevens county's teachers. Many
friends, with whom The Tribune
joins, extend congratulations. Mr.
and Mrs Smokstad will live in Hau
ock, near her parents.
Fifty Years the Standard
A Cream of Tartar Powder
lade From Grapes
H. B. Lund, practical watch
Smoke the Big Stone cigar. It
made in Morris.
TheEpworth League will serve
15 cent supper next Friday evening
at the home of Mrs. Walter Borril
frotfi 5 to 8 o'clock.
The Chiistian Endeavor Society of
the Congregational church held a
very pleasant social at the church
parlors last evening.
Mike Griffith, of West Concord
Minn., is here visiting his parents
Mr. and Mr9. Pat Griffith, and other
relatives and friends.
Marrage lice uses were issued this
week to Gilman Hanson, of Pope
county, and Emma IT Dahl, of this
county, an also ,o Harry E Clark
and Belle Ben net, both of this
The state Congregational Associa
tion will meet next Wednesday
at Winona. Dr. and Mrs. Shel
land and Miss Gertrude Darling
have been elected as delegates
from the local church.
Dr. Amos Leuty and Dr. O. C.
Nelson, the dentist, will move the
first of the week from the Postoffice
block to the rooms over Stebbins
store now occupied by L. Dreves
kracht. Mr. Drevesfcracht will move
to the rooms jusl across the hall.
Mrs. P. F, Church has received
000 fnm the supreme tent o
the Maccabees, in which P. F.
Church carried insurance to that
amount. The promptness with
which the claim was paid speaks
well for the order, the draft oeing
received here just a week after the
proof was sent.
Charley Chriftopherson will move
his restaurant the first of the week
to the pleasant rooms in the Harris
building formerly occupied by the
Royal Cafe. P. H. Keough, who
nas occupied the rooms with his
pool and billiard parlor, is having
the adjoining two offices thrown
together for use. E. J. Lehman lias
also moved, taking the office oppo
site the barber shop.
W. C. Bicknell and H. C. Olsou
were in St. Paul the first of the week
attending the meeting of the grand
lodge Knights of Pythias as dele
gates from Morris lodpe, No. 108
Harry Olson was honored by being
elected grand master at arms, one of
the best offices at the disposal of the
grand lodge. The honor comes to
Knight Olson not only because he is
a member of Morris lodge which is
one of the best lodges in the state,
but also on account of the interest
he has always taken in building up
£ean the The Kind You Have Always Bought
THE MORRIS TRIBUNE. SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 30, 1905
Ferd Johnson is spending this
week in Chicago on business.
For rent or sale:—My 8-room
h^use near court house. Julius
A daughter was born to Mr. and
Mrs. Earl Kruzen, living east of
Morrison Tuesday, September 26t
I W. L. Colyer is prepaiing to put
down a cedent walk in front of his
jfive lots adjoining his undertaking
Dr. O. C. Nelson goes to Hancock
on the loth and 16th and consequent
ly his Morris office will be closed on
Helge Peterson is going around
with his arm in a sling, the result of
a fall from a ladder at the fire
THE COUNTY FAIR.
Creditable Exhibit i*lade of Corn And
The Stevens county fair this year
was considerable improvement over
what it has been in the past and in
dicates what could be done toward
making the fair a really important
event for the people of the county
In the Good building were the ex
hibits of vegetables, grains, etc., as
well as the ladies' work and educa
tional exhibits. In the rear rjom
was an excellent showing of poultry
While all the exhibits were ex
cellent, yet those that
attracted the most attention were
the fine exhibits of corn and Jfruit in
the building and the exhibit or
stock in the temporary stalls across
The principal stock exhibits were
the shorthorn exhibit from| the poor
farm, and the shorthorn exhibit
from the Crocus Valley'stoskj farm,
owned by E. J. Jones All were
interested in these two shorthorn
herds of registered stock, and Mr
Smith and ^r. Jones"are^to be con
gratulated and thanked for ""the caie
they took in displaying these cattle
Even so small a fair as «the Stev
ens county fair is, ^entails |consider
able work on the part |of those hav
ing it is charge, especially when au
attempt is being made toj make the
fair bigger and better. Much
credit is due to the jeesent officers
Maguire, ST Wheaton and
CRC Johnson for the effort they
have expended in Jmaking this year s
fair the- succoss it was.
First Clover liuller Bought.
L. D. Perkins purchased from
Stone & Munro this week a clover
huller, and Mr. Stone informs us that
this is the first one to be bought in
the county. Heretofore farmers have
had no way of raisingjtheir own seed
as they had no facilities for threshing
it, and accordingly clover seed has
com maud ed fancy prices.
The introduction of this clover hul
ler, by the way, is one of those "signs
of the times" th».t shows bow the
methods of farming here are gradual®
ly changing, and crops are becoming
The First Killing Frosts.
As frost continues to hold off, the
date of the first killing frost in past
years will be of interest. Observer
Wheaton furnishes us the following
data, with the explanation that some
years there have been light frc^ts be
fore the date given, but these dates
are those of the first frost that is
known as "the killing frost."
1886, September 5.
1887, September 23.
1888, September 29.
1898, October 15.
1890, September 13.
1891, October 7.
1892, October 8,
1893, September 16.
1894, September 17.
1895, September 23.
1896, Septemper 19.
1897, October 9.
1898, September 1.
1899, September 28.
1900, September, 17.
1901, October 2.
1902, September 12.
1903, September 16.
1904, September 21.
Thomas Kelly died undeJ pecul
iarly sad circumstances on Monday
morning. He had been arrested on
Friday evening for drunkenness,
and was lodged in the county jail
pendiug a hearing. The old gentle
a a has been unfortunate since
coming to this country three or four
years ago, and his misfortunes so
weighed upon him that he became
irresponsible about a year ago, and
was sent to Fergus Falls. After
being discharged from there,his sons
have paid his board in this county,
while his wife has been living with
aer people at Carlton, 111. Besides
^is wife, he leaves two sons, Harry
L, of Chicago, and C. J., of Two
Harbors. Neither was abie to be
present* at the funeral, tho the latter
was prevented at the last moment,
and so defrayed the expenses and
left the burial in charge of Under
taker Colyer. The funeral was held
from Mr. Colyer's untertaking rooms
Wednesday morning, Father JoneB
conducting the service.
Do you know where you are
Buy one of those Victor 1200 lb
scales from Stone & Munro and find
out, Thsy don't cost much.
My old house for rent. Inquire
at my new residence. Fritz Bucken
Mrs. W Cooley entertained
about 60 of her friends most de
lightfully on Wednesday afternoon.
The weather was most pleasant that
d*\y, and the guests availed them
selves of the lawn and porches of
the Cooley home. The orchestra
was present and furnished delight
ful mjisic during the afternoon The
particularly interesting feature of the
gathering was a contest in the recog
nition of public men with heads
aud bodies interchanged. At this
Mrs. Harris won first prize and Mrs.
Pierce second. Dainty refreshments
The Morris opera house, the pro
perty of the Good esiate,
burned on Monday evening. The
fire was discovered shortly after
nine o'clock, and at that time had
gained such headway that there was
no chance of saving the building
The fire department did wonder
fully good work in confining the fire
to the opera house aliho it is sui
lounded by wooden buildings and
there was a strong wind blowing.
Nothing is kno»vn as to.lLe ^origin of
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the fire except that it started evi
dently on the inside of the building
near the etage. The building was
insured for $1200. When the fire
w.18 discovered, Elliott and E
Hill, in huilditgs adjoining, were
hastily moved out. As Mr. Hill's
stock was out in the rain that night
it was somewhat injured.
The Times of this week was wrong
in stating that the Indian School
defeated the Highschool last Satur
day afternoon. The Highschool did
not have a full team of tneir own
players, and as they did not wish to
give away their signals, they allowed
the Indians to carry the ball during
tbe entire game. In about an hour
of actual play the Indians made
aboi 8 touchdowns,
The Highschool played tha first
real game of the season with the
Indian School Wednesday afternoon
aud were deieated by a score of 15
to 5. This is a creditable showing
cousidering that it is the first time
this ear ihat the Highschool has
had eleven men out.
The te«m may yet turn out a good
one, in spite of the dsfcouragemente
it hus received.
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