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m PIERZ JOURNAL VOL. 5. PIERZ, MORRISON COUNTY, MINNESOTA, APRIL 9, 1914. NO. 43. HAPPENING HERE_AND THERE A dozen Wisconsin cities voted on the no-license issue last Tuesday. A II New York policemen hereafter must know to swim and how to rescue drowning; persons. Johanna Meinert, aged mother of William iVieinert of East St. Cloud, died at Joseph's Home for the a<jed. The price of gasoline in St. Louis was cut to 13 cents a gallon by the Standard Oil com- pai.y Aptil 1st. "April Fool Candy" which was found to have been flavored with poisoness berries, is likely to cause the death of two child- i'en in Quincy, Mass. The fanners of Eagle Valley, are endeavoring to organize a co-operative steam laundry to run in connection with the creamery at Clarissa. Wahkon—Joseph Schwarz-. bauer, who has been section foreman here since tlie promo* tion of G. W, Arnold, has been transferred to the section at Btenhaffl, St, Cloud—Joseph Judnick, parole breaker of the local re* formatory, has been ax-rested at Ifankakee, 111., and the officials of the reformatory notified. State Agent Knickerbocker left Thursday for the Illinois town to bring his prisoner back. Judnick broke parole in November 1912. St. Cloud—A letter to, bis, Sweetheart divulged t}je whereabouts, of Thomas Tomsezck, wanted in Stearns county for forgery, and Sheriff Schoener left Tuesday night for Atlanta, Georgia, to bring him back here. Tomsezck, who claims to be a resident of ^ebraskfi, is but 20 years of age, Chicago—Inspired by a dream, while sleeping at his desk in school last Friday, 13-year-old Arthur Poltrock drew a pocket knife and stabbed George Na- mara, his seatmate, eight times before the teacher could stop Jrim, Namara is be].ieyed to be fatally injured. Poltrock was taken to a police station, where he appeared dazed and seemed not to realize what he had done. COUNTY SEAT CULL1NGS. CONTRACT FOR SCHOOL LET. VILLAGE LIGHT REPORT. Southwest Buckman Hews. Mr,, and Mrs. 3phn Langer of Pierz vtgjited wit}} the Niek Kineer family Tuesday, returning home Wednesday. Miss Katherlne Gullas went to Buckman Monday to spend the week with her aunt, Mrs. S. Dubiel. Henry J. Block was a business caller at the P. Schreder home Monday evening. Mrs. Henry Wieling and, Mrs. Boos visited J. Baltes, at Buckr man, who is reported very ill. Mrs. N. Kinzer and daughters Celia and Mamie were guests at the J. Poster home Wednesday. (From the L-itte Falls Transcript.) Donat Trettel died Thursday at his home, 302 Fourth street southeast. He had been in bad health for about two months and had been confined to his home for the past month, death being due to quick consumption. The deceased was 48 years old. N. N. Bergheim of this city was asked at the late Democratic conference in St. Paul to become a candidate for secretary of state, but stated to a Transcript representative Thursday that he has not fully decided whether he will enter the race or not. Clarence and C. W. Sprandel have purchased the pop factory formerly owned by Mrs. E. C. Lane, and will operate under the firm name of Sprandel Bros. Clarence Sprandel has worked for Mrs. Lane for the past two years and is thoroughly familiar with all departments of the business. Both young men are well known and popular and the firm will undoubtedly prosper. The plant is already equipped with up-to-date machinery and the business will be extended and built up under the new ownership. The new owners took possession April 1. C. Rosenmeier of Royalton on Monday filed with the county auditor as a candidate for county attorney, giving him the distinction of being first in the field for a gounty office, This will be the Royalton man's second appearance before the public in tlie way of seeking an office. Four years ago he was a candidate for the same office, opposing D. M. Cameron. The final count gave Ml'- Cameron eight majority. During the past two years Mr. Rosenmeier has acted as receiver for the defunct blanks of Royalton and Bowlus and has made an enviable record in that position. He is a man of stearling qualities, thoroughly competent, and will make an excellent official. Harry Docken was compelled to take the cream to town in a buggy as the roads are too muddy to go with'the Ford. 'Am sorry P. J., that I could not bring fhe story boqksQoner, Promise fo do better next time, Peter Schreder galled on Math Mueller Saturday afternoon. Mrs. Dan Gullas and little Marie spent Sunday with the Misses Agnes and Josephine Roos. Kinzer Bros., purchased a new feed mill from Mrs. F. Mischke. Sewing lessons are given in the school in district Nq. 17, on Friday afternopn, by Miss, McLeod. Docken Bros., were the first to start seeding. They put in a few acres of rye Friday. The contract to build the new Following will be found the parochial school house was last' report of the Light and Water Tuesday afternoon awarded to! Board together with a list of _ -i i tt- . c «,. ™ i ' patrons, and the amount each Edward Hirt, of St. Cloud, ... ' , . A paid for the last month, whose bid of $23,441.00 was the Juice sold in Mai, at 10c lowest. The building is to be' Kilowatts $122.95 completcd'by October 1st. The following bids were submitted: Bids. Carl Kropp, St. Cloud $25,236 00 Donohue & Selover, St Paul 24,648 00 P. O. Navik, St. Paul 26,800 00 L. O. Harrison, Little Falls 23,700 00 Shuliiid & Co Alexandria.. 26,313 00 Edward Hirt. St. Cloud 23,441 00 Juice fn- listed forvillage street lights at 4c a Kilowatts 27.96 Total sold in Mar §150.91 Paid L. F. Water Power Co, for Juice furnished village duriug month of Mar. at 4c a Kilowatts 74.R0 CHRIST SCHLEGEL'S HOUSE BURNED. South Agram News. Frank Stumpf and wife visited at the J. J. Brummer home Sunday. Many children are sick with pinkeye. Total profit $76.11 A. P. Stoll, Secretary and Treasurer. Following will be found a list of the patrons of the electric light service, and the amount in cash that each one paid for juice during the past month: « 75 Mrs. John Nagel and children, . Ang-ermeier M. . . Wiliiam and Adam Brummer, 'Bares Hubert. Walter Sporlein and Edward, ' Blake, J. M Alois and Peter Eidenshink'Bentfeld, Adam .. visited at'the Thommes home Borgerding J. & Co Sunday. , frust' Hubert 'Berg, John P We had two inches of a snow Boser John fall Sunday night. brandl, F'^nk A Brummer Norbert Birds are coming fast now-a- days, and it is a good sign of spring. Clover is nearly all dead and can be pulled out of the ground with, ease. Burton, Barney Boehm, John store Boehm John house Boehm Engelbert Brisk & Schramel Dombovy, John Duncan, R. M. house Duncan, R. M. store Eller, William Faust, A Faust, Frank store & hall. Frank Anders of Texas, is here on a visit with the John Kippley family for a few days. Faust Frank house & sal. ! Faust Bros Mrs. Theodore Stumpf and Faust John n John, visited at the Brummer 'Grell, Frank store home Tuesday. jGre11 Fra,,k ho,,se i Grell, John H. house John Reding purchased a new Grell, John H. saloon... surray last Sa turday. ! Gre11- Joseph H. store ... ! Grell Jos. H. house John Reding of Rice Visited Gravel, Charles _ his parents Sunday. j German Sate Bank I Gau, John house Frank Kandel celebrated his Gassert, Henry birthday last Sunday. Those ' J- B- Hartmann present'were; J. J. Brummer, 'Hartmann, P. A. store . - , , , ■«» Hartmann, P. A. house.. John Nagel, Mr. and Mrs. Hoheisei, John Thomas Theser and Joseph Mr.Kast Gruber and his hired man. J Kerkhoff, E. H. Journal Kerkhoff, E. H. house... ' Jac Kiewel Brewing Co Koering, Herman Gravel of Onamia, Leese, Mike I Marshik Frank Mueller, N. H Chas. called here yesterday. Edwin Walmark of Pulaski Meyer, Joseph ., , , in i i j. Neisius, Jacob collected a wolf bounty last Nohner, Mrs. Ctara Week, ' N. W. Telephone Exchange Co Paul, Henry .... Mrs. Will. Schauble visited Preimesberger, John W friends in St. Cloud and Sauk Poster, p. l- -r. . , , . , 'Preimesberger, Stephen Rapids last week. | phiUpp. Jjhn Chas. Berquist 'returned k^ Prairie Mining Co Sunday fromRochester, where _toii, a. p.. .....'. so: 1 70 1 80 1 (X) 1 00 1 00 1 90 2 00 4 10 1 00 85 5 90 85 1 00 45 1 40 1 30 1 70 85 65 1 40 2 20 1 20 65 75 1 00 85 1 20 1 40 2 50 1 60 4 40 1 60 25 2 30 2 20 1 40 4 40 1 30 1 90 2 00 2 80| 75 95 1 90 6 30 2 70 75 1 00 1 60 1 60 55 1 30 95 1 00 2 20 95 2 50 75 1 30 1 00 85 1 00 45 1 00 1 00 1 10 ) Christ Schlegel's house and all its contents were totally destroyed by fire lastTuesda}^ afternoon at 3 o'clock. The tire spread rapidly and when found to be beyond control, it was too late to save anything fn the house. Christ thinks that almost everything in the house might have been saved, had they not wasted time trying to put the fire out. Christ was on his way to tlie Rieke saw mill and had been on the road only 15 minutes, when neighbors beckoned his attention to the burning roof of his house behind him. By that time the fire had been j was transacting business in discovered by one of Christ's boys. The loss is estimated at ADDITIONAL LOCAL NEWS. H. Bentfeld of Little Falls is reported ill. Alcoholic liquors will be barred from the U. S. Navy after July 1st. Anton Przybilla has been engaged as road boss for the town of Pierz. J. A. Dengel and P. H. Neuman of Buckman were Sunday visitors. Matt Bednar and Theodore Karel left this morning for Duluth. John Dennis of Little-'alls WEATHER AND MARKETJEPORTS. Temperature for The last week. Highest Lowest Thursday 40 30 above Friday 35 24 above Saturday 38 23 above Sunday 38.. [5 above Monday 40 14 above Tuesday 30 19 above Wednesday __ 34 15 above $2,500, which is covered by some insurance. The policy was lost in the fire and Christ cannot recollect the figures. He will rebuild at once. Two Old Seitiers Dead. Mrs. Ignatz Kubitschek died last Friday at the home of John J. Boser at the age of 73. Deceased was born in Austria in 1841, married in 1859. She was a member of one of the first dozen families in Pierz, and was the last remaining member of the Pierz Tuesday. Mrs. Mary Dahmen left yesterday for her homestead near Williston, N. D. Jacob Herrman returned a few days ago from his winter work in the pineries. John Hoppe and wife of West Sullivan, were in town Monday visiting our stores. D. O. Donnell of Maple Lake, Minn., has been engaged as buttermaker for the Farmers' Creamery. Johnnie Neisius is reported Ignatz Kubitschek family. Her'quite ill at his home. His sister Miss Annie is doing tlie work on K. F. D. No. 3. husband and eight children preceded her to the great beyond. Pitneral services and burial took place last Monday morning, under the auspices of Christian Mothers' Society. Temperature same Week year ago. Temperature for the corresponding week a year ago: Highest Lowest 1913 Apr 3rd....45... 38 above 4th 55. .43 above 5th 55 45 above 6th G5._ 40 above " " 7th 43.._ 29 above " " 8th .... 41... 84above " " 9th---.42.-,30above Grain and Produce Harket Report. Wheat, No. 1, 7« Wheat, No. 2. Flax, Barley Rye Oats Ear Corn Hay C. J. Foster came up from Minneapolis Tuesday. He will look after the LaMotte farm northeast of here. " rain, cloudy, sunshine, wind etc. all in 24 hours. he underwent an operation st Joseph _ Cong, house. - ,, ... St. Joseph's Corp. church... for appendicitis. Staub Nick Smith, J. l'\, & Son. Lust Bros, closed their saw,TembrueU< ChrUt mill last week. They run 21 Tembruell, a days and sawed about 120,000 feet of lumber so we are informed. F. C. Sand was a 'Down South'' Sunday. caller Jos, Rrandl spent Sunday evening with Eugene Jansen. Miss McLeod was a Buckman caller Wednesday. The sand pits between Docken Bros., and Hesch farms are getting to be quite dangerous places. Somebody must have got a good "shaking up" there Monday night. F, Keehr was a Buckman caller Monday, Virnig F, X Virnig, F. X. & Co Virnig, Joseph H Vonder Haar, Mrs. A Wermerskirchen, M 12 80 F. Wise 55 Ziegler, John house 65 A, p, STO_b, Secretary and Treasurer. Leonard Zierer died at the home of Herman Koering last Sunday at tlie advanced age of 80 years. Born in Bavaria—under whose flag lie gave four years service,—he came to Minnesota in 1891 and after living for short periods of time In several states, finally decided on; returned home Sunday Pierz as his permanent home. Mr. Zierer had been living with hir daughter, Mrs. Herman Koe ring the last few years. He was a member of the St. Joseph's 76 1.43 40 47 32 50 $5.00 Butter, Creamery 35 Dairy 20 Eggs 13 Flour, Best 2.30 " Straight 2.20 Low grade flour 1.50 Bran 1.15 Shorts 1.20 Cracked Corn 80 pounds 1.20 Ground Feed 1.25 Potatoes Beans 2.00 Onions 60 We are at present enjoying - all kinds of weather, snow,' Sq^^ §t Paul Hog Market. Ave. Price. Miss Anna Faust, who hus'Thursday 8 been taking violin lessons in St. Cloud for some time back, Society, under whoes auspices; VWi. Young, son of Chas. Young, a farmer living about seven miles east of .Little Falls on the Pierz road, was operated on for appendicitis 'Saturday 8.51 Monday Tuesday 8.57 Wednesday 8.55 he was buried Tuesday morning at 9 o'clock. j Monday morning. Conrad Stangl reports that; over 140 members of the St.! Joseph's Society attended tlie | Zierer funerai. South St. Paul Live Stock/Ylarket. Steers $7.75 to 7.85 Cows and Heifers,$4.25 to —6.75 Calves, steady, $5.50 to 9.75 Feeders, steady, ..-$4.30 to 7-00 Rumors say that P. L. Poster got the contract for building a 90 foot span steel bridge across the Platte river near, (;r0. Waller will atari his Royalton. The consideration |8aw mill so,„etime the com- being $3,465. Sullivan News. The council of the village of Randall held a meeting A dog supposed to be madI Monday night and granted was shot by John Bollig last a li(Juor ii(.euse to jo!m Bjor. Saturday noos. placing the feeat$l,2no. Bring Out The Gat. Thoen a Candidate. Foley Independant: J. M. Thoen of Graham, was in Foley Saturday on business as well as looking after political fences in regard to the office of representative. Mr. Thoen stated that he was a candidate for office but had not as yet tiled. Jake, as he is popularly known throughout the county and is highly interested in matters of public interest Jos. Schubert was appointed roadoverseer foi' the town of Buh by the board of supervisors at a meeting recent* ly held, Mrs, George Borley, who] has been visiting relatives in j this vicinity for the past four ( Canby News: An ex-editor weeks, returned to her home at Fairmont spilled some whisky at Medicine Lake, Montana, on nis Darn ftoor so that a little last Monday. stream of it ran out. A certain Archie Decent, who at one mouse sallied from his hole and time resided at Lastrup, took being thirsty took a sip. It a homestead at Crosby, Short- tasted strange and he went 1\ after he sold his claimfor back in his hole and thought. $178, Now on that same claim an iron mine has blossomed out—in fact it is the Cay una raftge. Electrician Hoheisel wired ;iie *«,Ped u^ on the edge of a up the Mike Meyer residence :soaV> box and stood upon his Friday, and Tuesday he inJhind legs, bristled his whiskers stalled a five-horse motor iu>»d e*<*WPe*! ',Now brin* the Brisk meat market. uut tllat damned cat." Andrew Thoen of Dixville, is Randall, which has been dry building on his land at Peary tht, pagt twQ year^ vote(, fo. license at the recent election. lake. Those who visited at Mrs. Ford's last Sunday were Ole Christianson wife and child, Margaret Cook, Mrs. Walmark and HilcW Anderson. Mrs. T. S. Look and Miss Nellia Treacy were guests at John Brittou's Sunday. Mrs. Robert Adkins and son A blaze started Saturday evening about 10 o'clock in the basement of an addition to the rear of Vasaly <fc Wetz- el's jewelry store, at Little Falls. The proprietors had just left tlie building, and Vasaly, returning, smel'ed Ross were L.istrup callers Mon-1 smoke and found that some ing week. Herman Faust, who has been bartender at the Columbia hotel for nearly five yea is. has resigned and will go into the auto livery busine day. Then be came out and took another sip and went back again and thought. Then he came out and took a big drink. Then Andrew Thoen and T. Look called on A. W. Cook Monday. Mrs. Henry Rieke and baby* arg visiting at Robert Adkins. Mrs. A. W. Cook and daughter Margaret called at C. E- Look's Thursday. iboxes iu tlie basement back S. of the store had caught fire. Wm- Lynn called on "Col." Siebert Friday. C. E. Look made a business trip to Lastrup Saturday. Several changes have been inade in the advs. in this issue. Look them over carefully and see if it wont pay you to buy the next order of your home dealers instead of .-ending your money to the catalogue houses, who are -rowing fat off the profits they are making off their ru- [ ral >patrons. Hillman News. Spring must be here for sure now as robins and a great many other spring birds are here. Alvin Mohler was a bush caller at Van Alstine's of Morrill, Monday. Mr. and Mrs. Matt Juetten were callers on P. J. Juetten Monday. Albert Stephen of Buckman, was in our burg Sunday as the guest of Alvin Mohler. Anton Gruber was in I' Tuesday.. Several n tiers have moved into this country of late. Theodore Billmeyer our gold miner was at Matt Juetten business Tuesday. Alvin Mohler went^to Onamia on business Tuesday.
PIERZ, MORRISON COUNTY, MINNESOTA, APRIL 9, 1914.
A dozen Wisconsin cities
voted on the no-license issue
A II New York policemen hereafter must know to swim and
how to rescue drowning; persons.
Johanna Meinert, aged mother
of William iVieinert of East St.
Cloud, died at Joseph's Home
for the a