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PIERZ JOURNAL VOL. 5. PIERZ, MORRISON COUNTY, MINNESOTA, DECEMBER 11, 1918. NO. 26. HAPPENINGS HEiOND THERE St. Cloud—Anton Schaefer of Rocoe, appeared before Justice J. I. Donohne Saturday and was tined $10 and cost for trapping- muskrats before the opening of the season. St. Cloud—A silver trophy in the shape of a bowling- pin with the proper inscription is to be hung up for the best individual average for the season in bowling by the Catholic club. St. Cloud—Arthur Rolling <pr.ed 16 years who is in the employ of the Corner Drug store, was painfully badly burned Wednesday afternoon when his clothes, which were saturated with turpentine, caught fire. Little Falls—Harold Clark of this city has been engaged to have charge of the gymnasium. He will give his entire time to the work of directing the classes at the gym. A new schedule of classes is to be issued soon. St. Cloud—The Model grocery which has been conducted by Messrs. M. A. Leisen and Herman Ortman for the past two years in tliis city, was sold to J. C. Posmoe and H. C Larsen of Irene, S. D. Possession was taken Friday. St. Cloud—That tlie pupils of the public and parochial schools of St. Cloud earned $25,028.38 during the past year was the report of Supt. C. H. Barnes of the city schools. Tlie report has been made after systematic canvassing of both the public and parochial schools. Onamia—The village of Isle held its first election and chose the following: Charles Malone, president; Dan Elgren, Manny Wickiander and E. L. Nason, trustees; L. A. Matter, clerk; M. A. Owen, treasurer; G. A. Anderson and Calvin Carlson, constables; Nels Berg and J. E. Southward, justices of the peace. St. Cloud—William Victor of this city has received a telegram from the railroad officials at Blue Island. Illinois Monday, giving him the information that his son, Walter Victor, aged 18, who is working on the railroad, was shot in the groin on Saturday by a section hand. The message says the wound is very serious, but not fata!. Little Palls—The Morrison Co-operative Agriculture society elected these officers: President, T. C. Gordon; Secretary, N. N. Bergheim; Treasurer W. H. Ryan; Board of Directors, C. A. Carlson, J. K. Martin, A. P. Koslosky, Chas. Sylvester, David Moran, P. W. Dobbyn, A. Simonet, George Kiewel and John Vertin. St. Cloud—Mrs. Hubert Rei- land age 78, a resident of Stearns county over 50 years and well known in this section, died at the home of her daughter in New Munich, Tuesday. She is survived by four sous, Joseph and John of New Munich; Frank of Preeport; Anton of Richmond, and three daughters, Mrs. S. J. Ley of Bisbee, N. D.; Mrs. George Metzger of New Munich, and Mrs. Zeno Metzger of Mt. Carmel, N. D. An adopted daughter, Florence, also survives. VILLAGE COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS. The village council met in regular monthly session last Saturday evening at 8 o'clock. All members present. The proceedings of the last meeting were read and approved. Upon motion the building committee were instructed to get new doors put on the entrance of the lower floor of the village hall. The following bills were allowed: Little Falls Water Power Co., juice for Nov. $113 60 Westinghouse Co., for meters 40 50 A. P. Stoll, postage and telephone 5 30 J. B. Hartmann, oil, telephone, express and stamps 16 81 Meyer Bros., repairs on hose cart and braces for electric light P. A. Hartmann, rebate on 177 yards of cement sidewalk, $35.40 and allowing Phil. Randall $8.50 for surveying. Total Mfke Leese, rebate on 64 yards of cement sidewalk Mr. Batzer, 4 days witness and mileage John Holieisel for service wire Upon motion council adjourn ed subject to call. C. E. Gravel, President. J. B. Hartmann, Recorder. 14 45 26 90 12 80 5 44 25 "Lifer's" Escape Reported, According to a fairly authentic report received here Theodore Martin, who was sentenced to the Stillwater penitentiary for life two years ago for the murder of his wife, made his escape from the prison in August and was at large for several days before being recapture about 70 miles from the prison. RESOLUTIONS ADOPTED 'BY KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS. Whereas it has pleased Almighty God to remove from our Council Rev. Julius Lemmer, in the prime of life; and whereas, by the death of Father Lemmer, the Knights of Columbus have lost a most loyal and devoted brother, the Church, a Zealous, faithful and devout Priest, his father and his family, a loving, kind and noble son and brother, and the State a good and patriotic citizen; Be it, therefore, resolved by Melrose Council Number 1633, Knights of Columbus, that while we humbly bow before tlie wisdom of ad all- wise God in taking one of his faithful servants to an early reward, we cannot help but feel that the untimely death of our Reyerend brother is a distinct loss to us, to the church, to his aged father and family and to the state. Be it further resolved, that we extend to his father and his brothers and sisters our heart-felt-sympathy in their sad bereavement. Be it further resolved, that this council procure holy Masses to be said for the. soul of our Reverend brother. Be it further resolved, that the Charter of this Council be draped in mourning for a period of thirty days. Be it further resolved, that these resolutions be spread upon the records of this council; that they be published in the following newspapers: Der Nordstern, St. Cloud, Minn, The Pierz Journal, Pierz, Minn., The Melrose Beacon, Melrose, Minn., and the Catholic Bulletin, St. Paul, Minn., and that copies thereof be mailed to the father and the brothers and sisters of our Reverend deceased brother. Dated November 30th, 1913. FARMERS CREAM- ADDITIONAL ERY REPORT. LOCAL NEWS. Following is a report of the Pierz Farmers' Creamery for the month of October: Number of patrons.._ 160 Pounds of milk re ceived. ... 6,070 Pounds of cream re ceived. . _. 45,293 Average test of milk 4.11 cream 26.77 Butterfat in milk 249.52 Butterfat in cream Total Butterfat 12,126.46 12,375 98 Total Butter made 15,076 Overrun,. . 2,700 Overrun, per cent 21.81 Average price paid for butterfat 33* Average price receiv ed for butter 30.65 Paid patrons for but terfat 4,135.65 Indians predict a mild winter. Alvin Mohler of Hillman was a Pierz caller Tuesday. Mrs. Mike Leese left for Bemidji last Monday to visit her husband. Immaculate conception was observed in St. Joseph's church last Monday. There was $3000. worth of clover seed shipped, from here last Tuesday. WEATHER AND MARKETJEPORTS. Temperature for the Week. Highest Lowest Thursday 45 30 above Friday 44 29 above Saturday 44 30 above Sunday 39 9 above Monday 34 9 above Tuesday 42 17 above Wednesday.. 45 19 above The Market Report, Nick Koenig of Melrose is here visiting his old friend Nick Hennen. Henry Terhaar and family visited John Mamer and Anton Zimmerman in New Trier last week. Rt. Rev. Mgr. B. Richter, Rev. F. Welp, E. J. Sweeney. Committee. m South Agram Fire In Herald Office. A fire occurred at t^ie Herald office in Little Falls, Friday afternoon when an electric light wire was wound into the gearing of the linotype machine. A spark from the broken wires lighted gasoline which was being used to clean the machine. The oil and gasoline on the machine and the belting used to drive it were burned but the fire was extinguished before the heat damaged the machine. A cloth cover over a typesetting machine standing next to the linotype was also burned. Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Brummer, Mrs. John Neisius, and Mrs. Fred Sporlein visited at Fred Smith's Friday. Miss Cresence Faust visited the John Eidenshink home last week. J. J. Brummer and John Eidenshink visited at Frank Kan- dl's Sunday evening. John Stumpf is home for a visit with his parents. Herman Terhaar and wife went to White Earth last week to visit Mr. Terhaar's sister. Frank and Loretta Kippley left for Minneapolis Friday, to visit with friends. J. J. Brummer and wife and daughter Eva visited at John Kippley's Thursday. Mrs. J. J. Brummer and daughters, Lo'retta and Hilde- garde visited at the John Vor- ath home Wednesday. Herman Sauer and wife of Buckman visited at the John Eidenshink home Friday. were caught by their master and taken back for a longer stay. ! Wm. and Lena Raatz andOtto Dietz left last Wednesday for Sumner and and other points in Iowa, after a few months visit with their sister, Mrs. Emelia Kohs. tended the funeral of Father Lemmer at Albany last week. Anton Wagner returned from N. Dak. last week. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Holieisel of Pierz were visiting with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Prank Muellner last Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Wolke and Robert Waninger spent Sunday evening at the home of Henry Kingen. They were playing cards and singing and had a little pony besides. Lost — a smile, between the blacksmithshop and the store. Finder please leave at the store for reward. John Muellner is busy getting his new farm in shape. Lena Muellner spent Monday evening at Kingen's. They spent the evening playing cards. There was quite a little excitement around here Sunday; afternoon. We were kept busy sticking our heads out. of the window. Wheat, No. 1, 77 Wheat, No. 2 75 Flax, 1.30 Barley 45 Rye 46 Oats 33 EarCorn 50 Hay $5.00 Butter, Creamery 35 Dairy 20 Eggs 37 Flour, Best 2.30 " Straight 2.20 Low grade flour 1.50 Bran 1.15 Last Tuesday was butcher- silorts i,20 ing day in Pierz and scores' Cracked Corn 80 pounds 1.20 of hogs had to feel the knife.' Ground Feed... 1.25 j Potatoes ._ _. 35 Henry Dollmeyer and fam- Beans 2.00 ily of Bellevue, called on the Onions 60 Frank Wise family last Monday. . Jos. Feucht of Winchester, Idaho, is here visiting his brother Louis, in the village. Mrs. Jake Ziegler of Royalton is visiting at the John Ziegler home. Butterfat Market. The Average during the week was 35c South St, Paul Hog Market. Ave. Price. j Thursday . 7.33 , Friday 7.45 ..,. .. . „. T Saturday 7.48 Iholkes of Si Leo Monday 7M visited with his brother-ih- Tuesday ..7.45 John law, Henry Walerius, past week. the Wednesday 7.40 St. Paul Live Stock. Steers $7.75 to 7.H5 Cows and Heifers,$4.25 to ..6.76 Calves, steady, $5.50 to 9.75 Feeders, steadv, ...$4.30 to 7.00 Platte Hews. Winter has come at last- Will Fight Parcel Post. The revised express rates, which go into effect for all companies February 1st, will be radically lower than the rates now in effect. In many instances the new charge will be as much as 50 per cent lower than the present charge. The new rates have been drawn up to meet those of the parcel post and in some cases have been made lower than the government rate. This is especially true in the case of long hauls. The Belle Prairie hunters, that were seen prowling around in the Olson pine grove sometime ago, were fortunate enough to shoot several large animals, also week to locate a couple of West Buh "dears", that were wandering there. Better be on the lookout, ye Buh gentlemen and keep your eyes on them more closer. Mrs. Muncy and her daughter Viola visited at C. Kohs' Thursday afternoon. The Misses Mary and Katie Si-1 she will take up music gette visited at T. Smith's last Sunday. Wilson Hayes of Platte brought ten May pigs to market last Tuesday, which brought him $162.75. Jos. Weiling, a prosperous Iowa farmer, spent a few days visiting with his brother Henry, of Backings. "It sometimes happens th.it Miss Elizabeth Wuellnerof farmers are iu possession of ex- Agram left for Burlington,'tra good cows, but not realizing Iowa last Thursday, where .the amount of feed required by cows giving a large yield, th-y Feed Your Cows Weil John Nagel purchased an old engine from J. N. Rauch. Jack Frost has again made his annual call, and that means for all the young humble human beings, who are unable to secure the neceessities of a good time to stay at home and keep the sofa warm. Ben Richner transacted business at the county seat last Miss Catherine Jones, Robert Richner and John Rutz called at Reese's Sunday afternoon and evening, and the time was spent playing "black pedro''. My ! are soon allowed to shrink in milk because the feed given does not provide sufficient nutriment. While cows in good condition can, fora time, give more milk than the feed provides, by C. K. Look of Sullivan was drawing upon the fat stored in Mrs. Louis Feucht and Mrs. William Eller went to GreenwaId Thursday, to visit Paul Eller, who is ill. They returned Friday. in town last Friday and Saturday. He says out in his but Messrs. Richner and Ruta j country strawberries are be- were blackened! Another game i ginning to blossom. H. Schneider wife and daugl 5 ter Sophie were county seat call* ers Wednesday- No more roses blooming in this vicinity. Jack Frost has L.Winer was in tips vicirity' killed them all. buying cattle last week. So West Buh is still patiently waiting for that pleasant chime of wedding bells. However the approaching ecstacy shall be an- -i t i ~ „f t ;4.4-1 ei n Inounced in ample time, so that James Johnson ol Little Falls Belle Prairie News. is scheduled at Reese's for next j Sunday. Correspondent was looking all Sunday for some one that didn't come. Hayes' Tuesday. hauled hogs to Pierz Lars Talberg of Mt. Morris came down from Hillman last Wednesday morning and visited friends between trains. Mr. Talberg is an expert road builder and just completed 165 days' work of road building for Benton County. Advertise and business grow. watch your is staying with his uuele Christ Johnson this week. Fred Scur.eider, who has been working near Ruthton, came home last Wednesday. One of our Belle Prairie young men had some feed ground last week at H. Wieland's and being so pleasantly entertained while there, he forgot about his team of horses out doors, which got tired of waiting for him and started down the road for home, but before they got very far they West Buh parties may come prepared for attended brides. Give us some more quotations. They were excellent. Lastrup News. Tony Smith has returned from the prairie with his clover hul- ler and is now threshing around j He Put iu ** eight foot louS liere. fill at Bank Rapids 24 feet . TT 0 ... , wide on top and 24 feet Agnes and Vera Smith visited * . with Miss Jones last Tuesday' deeP' ett'- He 1S willing to evening. bid ou any work to be done „ „ tir, in this county. C. Reese says : Eggs are so high priced I think it pays to build a chicken coop, even if my ' chickens only lay one egg a day.'" And so he's busy at it. er will prevail over most of _____________ the country during this week. The week will open with low 'temperature over tlie entire Winter weather is official forecast. Real winter weath- the body, yet if the grain is not gradually increased as the cows loose in body weight, there will soon follow an abnormal shrinkage in milk flow, and also a de- crease in the quality of milk yielded." We take this suggestion from Feeding Dairy Cows by T. L. Haecker, published free as Bub letou 130 by the Agricultural Experiment Station, University Farm, St. Paul. This bulletin will aid those who wish to make the most effective and economical use of Minnesota feeds for cows. Bonds Garry The election in the town of distriet east of the Rocky Pierz, held last Saturday, re- Mountains, with frost to the suited in favor of tlie K. B. middle Gulf of Mexico coast. Peter Busseler and Charley j $5000. bonds by about 7 to 1. Later in tlie week snows or Vosen left for the woods last The vote stood 6s for, and 10 rains will extend into the up- week. against tbe bond. The $5000. per Mississippi valley and the Henry Kingen has returned j is to be paid to the new R. R., lake region, reaching to the from N. Dak. last week. j providing it is in full operation iower lake region towards the A large crowd from here at- > b* September 1916. end of the week. SCHOOL REPORT. Report of school district No, 123. No. of days taught 19 No. of holidays 1 No. of pupils enrolled.... 22 Daily average attendance 16 Those neither absent nor tardy are: Maggie and Stella Aplikowski, Annie and Vince Skochenski. Stella, Nellie and Julia Proncak. Rose Waningeb, Teacher. Pure Olivander Oil relieves all kinds of rheumatic pains. Try a bottle. Adv.
PIERZ, MORRISON COUNTY, MINNESOTA, DECEMBER 11, 1918.
St. Cloud—Anton Schaefer of
Rocoe, appeared before Justice
J. I. Donohne Saturday and
was tined $10 and cost for trapping- muskrats before the opening of the season.
St. Cloud—A silver trophy
in the shape of a bowling- pin
with the proper inscription is to
be hung up for the best individual average for the season in
bowling by the Catholic club.
St. Cloud—Arthur Rolling