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ALL KINDS OF
Vt THE PJiACE TO CHKIF YOtf'WANT TO*BUY CHEAP
,jioots and Shoes,
He Sells at Figures that Defy Competition*
Gentlemen: I Wbnj Those Who Owe Me to Pay Up.
IS THE BEST PLACE IN PRINCETON TO BUYJ
Drugs and MedicinesJankpe Notions, Toys, Blank
School Books, Garden Seeds, Ac.
HE ALSO HAS A LARGE CIRCULATING LIBRARY.
BEST" STOCK O I O S
(FOR .MEDICAL PURPOSES)
That ever was |br Sale in Princeton, and he is Selling Cheap for Cash.
D. H. MURRAY,
HAS A LARGE STOCK OF
SUMMER DR.Y GOODS,
AND HIS STOCK OF
General Groceries, Boots and Shoes is Complete
AND HE IS SELLING ALL HIS GOODS AT
JC3TFRESH BEEF AND PORK CONSTANTLY ON HA&D
All Kinds of Farmers' Produce Wanted.
GENERAL DEALER IN
Dry Goods, Groceries and Provisims\]$oots and Shoes, Mats arid Cap, Crock-
ery and Stone Ward, Nice SetofCtfiks and Glim Ware, Gardm Seeds, Pork,
Hams, $ar&, Cornea* Beef, all Kinds of Fish, Large Stock of Candies, Lem-
ons and Oranges, Pickles, Dried Fruit, Can Frq.it and Green Apples, Honey,
Lobsters, Sardines, Prepared Cocoanut, Prepared Chocolate, Tdpoico Onions
Cheese, Tubs. Fails, #c &c. Cigars and Tobacco.
TEAS A SPiJCIAUTY.
LMGE STOC 0^ NEW PRINTS.
FARMERS' PRODITCE#AKEN IN
EST Call and See Him^-tie Will not be Undersold!
DRU GIG I SIT",
CENTRE BLOCK, BfA|N STREET^ PRNCETON,
,fl HAS JN STOCK
The Best Assortment ofi-Goods in his Lir.fe Norih of Min-
neapolis and B^.Paul Consisi%ngy of
DRUGS, CHEMICALS, PATENT *AEDICINUS, OILS, PAINTS, DYES,
COLORS, PERFUMERY, LAMPS, BRACKETS, Y&ILEf
REQUISITES, COMBS MUSICAL INSTIwtf
MENTS^ TRUSSES?, CIGARS TOBAC-
CO, POCKET BOOKS, POCK!ST
%?Prescriptions Carefully Compound ed and Fulled at all Hours. My Pa-
trons can feel Assured that I Still Continue to Keep the Best of Wines and
Liquors for Medical Purposes.
EXCHANGE FOR GOODS
PRINCETON, MINN., WEDNESDAY, OCTOBE 24, 1877.
R. C. DUNN, PUBLISHER.
Independent Republican in Politics.
Terms $1 50 per rear.
tio will be
this rule hereafter.
want to have a thorough gentleman,
and a honest man handle your county
iunds for the next two years, vote for
J. W. Libby.
THE Duluth Tribune will have a
sweet time of it, if it undevtakes to
correct all the mistakes of Brockle
huist's Read's Landing Press in regard
to American politics.
"MACK." the editorand at pres
ent Washington correspondentof the
Globe-Democrat thinks Armstrong, the
new Senator from Missouri, will com
pare favorably with the average Dem
ocratic Senator. That ain't saying
much for Armstrong.
Yes we have got Banning on the
brain, he is a good enough Republican
for us and, while we are not veiy
sanguine as to his election, still we,
think Pillsbuiy's majority will Be
is a candidate for the sen
ate from Dakota county.
THE candidates are all on the rag*
ged edge just now.
FRANK CAMPBELL is talked of as a
candidai'e for county trea?urei. Frank
would make a good treasurer.
THE Brainerd Tribune bolts the
Repuhlican nominees for Senator and
Representative, and supports Craw
lord and Raiscott.
WHO will be the lucky or unlucky
man that will get the Republican nom
ination for county treasurer next Sa
WE agree with "W, C." that H. B'
Cowles is a fiit-classman for the posi
tion, and we have no doubt but what
he would make a faitiul treasure,.
PtLLSGUitY is a good judge of hard
ware, but the governor of the young
and growing sfate of Minnesota should
possess some other aeuqirements.
VOTERS of She*burae county, if you
a man is worth $20,000 or
$30,000, it is no surety that he will
make a good treasurer, A man may
be worth a million to-day, and if he is
dishonest he can dispose of his prop
erly inside of twenty-four hours, so
that his creditors could not colled a
THE Republicans of Greenbtish
have re-nominated Mr. A. D. Jesmer
for county commissioner Greenbush
is strongly Republican, and as the
uomination of Mr, Jesmer Was fair and
square, all good Republicans will sulp
port himwill stand by the nominee,
bound to do.
on Saturday, candidates for treasurer
school superintendent and county sur
veyor are to be nominated. The pub
lic sentiment of the county demand
that a good responsible man shall have
the handling of the county funds for
the ensuing term, and it behooves the
convention to nominate a man in
whom the people will have confidence,
one who can give a good and sufficient
bond if elected if such a man is not
nominated three-fourths of the Re
publicans of the county will bolt the
nominee, and so will the UNION,
of their party as they are in honor responsible why -T. W. Libby- could
furmsh a $100,000'bond to-morrow if
necessary I have heard one Of the
THE Republican count convention l*aing men ot ydttf town
will be couyened at the courthouse tf^'W^w *5
THB People's Convention/of Sher
burne county, assembled ^at Music
Hall, Elk River, on Fiida^la^dele
gates from nearly every town in the
county were present.
pTAll legal advertisements must be paid burne couotv want an -honest fdiihftil
On the second
ballot J. W. Jjibby was ^unanimously
treasurer. Aug.if the people of Sher-
before affidavit of publica- 7 mntul
No deviation from anA efficient, treasurer,uonesc,who one can
feive.bjond ifpjr $50,000. if necessary,
they should vote for him. Mr Nick
erson, the Republ'cao nominee is a
strong man and ha-d to beat, he is
backed up iby -a strong .combination
who will leave'no stone* unturned 'o
secure his re-eleciioa.i l^ig to the in
'fcfcrept of this combiWion to see that
lie is elected. But, voters of Sher:
bu'.ne, profit by the experience of o%-
er counties in re-electing the same
man year after year! Wherever Mr.
Libby is personally known he will ppll
a big vote he can not be -run" by
any man or set of men if elected, We
prophecy that he will make the best
teasurer Sherburne county ever has
As usual, Brocklehurst puts his
foot in him he talks about the rivber
convention which recently met In St.
Paul, and to which he, Btocklehuvst,
was a delegate from Read's Landing.
He says the object of the convention
was the impiovement of the Missis
sippi from St, Panl to New Orleans
well, perhaps New Orleans is on the
Upper Mississippi, but its news to us.
We always thought New Orleans was
situated near the mouui of the Miss
issippi. The, convent^n was called
tor the purpose oUufiueWn* Congress
to make aa adequate ap$vop4iaiioh ijor
the improvement o? thAliisissiopi Tibm
Paul to St.,Lou is. and considering too
gigantic invboi lance of the Mississippi
as the g*eat natural cheap transpovta
route to tbfe seaboard, aud the immense
betiefit that would be derived by the
f?rmersof the Northwest if the Ms:-
issippf was rendered navigable all he
year ibund^-exceptj of course, a Te.v
months in the winter seasonConfess
should have no hesitation in granting
the paltry sum asked for, not one mil
A Strong Endorsement.
BALDWIN, SHERBORNE CO. Oct. 24.
SIR:J. W. Libby has received the
the nomination irom the People's con
vention for treasurer of Sherburne
county, and I hope you will do your
level,best for him through your paper
as I know the UNJON circulates quite
extensively through Baldwin and Blue"
hill. There is no use of my talking
about Joe Libby's good qualities, he
is well knowjo in this end of the coun
ty, and he wiir/Yeceive arousing vote
here if' the ^people of other portions
of the county were as well acquainted
with him, as we here in Baldwin aitej
Mr. Nickerson's vote would be veiy
slim indeed. Mr, Libby .is an honest,
slraightioiward whole-souled fellow
'and if he is defeated it will be because
he is too modest and 'unassuming he
is not a scheming wirepuller, and he
is not backed up by the \'iing." J. W.
Libby has a mind of his Own, no man
or clique can run him. he* Will do just
whatever he thinks is right no mater
who fe pleased dr displeased. :Some of
Libby's enemies say that* He is not
i. *_ he.douldget it in Princeton inside of
an hour's notice. Vote for the peo
ple's'favorite, for a courteous gentkv
maki,^and anHibntst mmJ. W. Libby.
"Why shoUlcvit be taken for granted
that Thomas Paine, who deveted his
life to the sacred cause of freedom,
should have been hissed at in the hour
of death by the snakes of conscience,
while editors of Presbyterian papers
who defended slavery as a divine in
stitution, and cheerfully justified the
stealing of babes from the breasts of
mothers, are supposed to have passed
smilingly from earth to the embraces
of angels?Bob Ingersoil.
The St. Paul & Duluth Railroad Co. of
fers for sale, on estimate, the PINE
TIMBER on its lands on the Mississippi
and Rum Rivers and their tributaries, in
tracts of 40 acres and upwards.
A reasonable time Will be given to cut
and remove the timber, and prices and
terms so arranged as to? offer special in
ducements to parties purchasing previous
to November 1st.
Applications by mail giving description
of lands &c, will receive prompt atten
Philip S. Harris,
Manager Land Department, St. Paul
Duluth Railroad Co.
St. Paul, Minn., September 29th 1877.
The Republican County Conyention
will meet at the Court House in Prince
ton, on Saturday the 27th day 6f October,
1877, at 1 o'olock p. M., to nominate can
didates for County Treasurer, County
School Superintendent, CountySurveyor,
Coroner, and to do such other btwiness as
may come before them..
Princeton is entitled to 12 delegates.
Greenbush is entitled to. 7 delegates.
Milo is entitled to 5 delegates.
C. H. RINES, Chairman Co. Commitee.
I. S. MUDGETT, Sec'y Co. Committee.
Said an Arkansas coroner's jury:
"We find that the deceased came to
his death by Jim Bla^kln's bowie-knife
having incidentally touched a vital
An editor in Mississippi recently
wrote, "before our subscribers go
down to bathe in the'baytin,'we wish
they would send their caifds to this of
fice, for we do hbt like'5to
man's name wrong who ihas been de
voured by an alligator."
"Speaking of shaving!" said a pret
ty girl to an obdurate old bacuelor, "I
should think that a pair of handsome
eyes would be the best mirror to shave
by." "Yes, many a poor devil has
been shaved by them," the wretch re
A candid Maine journalist states that
whereas, in Greece, you can tell by
the way a woman wears hfcr hair
whether she is married or "not, in
America you may know^tbat a man is
married if he dosen't wear any hair at
During the war- of. the, rebellion
three Irishmen named Pat Mick and
Teddy swore to stick to-each*other at
the battle of Bull's Run: Poor Pat got
his head shot off, and Teddy got his
arm broken. Teddy was screaming
with pain, when Mick turned around
and said, "What is it- man, you are
bawling about: sure Pat has got the
whole head shot off, and he ain't say
ing niver a word about it."
A certain Congregational preacher
in Ohio, was in the habit of sometimes
drawing upon a box of sermons be
queathed him by his father, who was
also a minister. Upon oue occasion he
got hold of a sermon, by mistake,
which the old gentleman once preach
ed to the State prison convicts. It
opened well, and the congregation
were becoming deeply interested,
when all at once the parson surprised
them with the information that, "had
it not been for the clemency of the
Governor, every one of you would
have been hung long ago,"
A patron of a certain newspaper*-
the Sedalia Bazootohce1
said tb the
publisher, "ifr^ Printer, how is it you
never call on irie fovbay
for your pap-
er?" "Oft!" said thb man ofjfpes,
we never ask a gentleman for money."
"Indeed?" replied the patron. "Hiew
do you manage to get along when they
don't pay?" -Why," said the editor,
|'after a certain time we conclude he
is not a gentleman, and we ask him."
The Chicago ^Post mildly remarks
that when St. Louis wants an obelisk
an old shoe of one of our belles will
answer the purpose. Chicago's monu
ment was designed to be built out of
old safes from the fire, but in conse
quence of a lack of material the work
has languished. Now, however, they
are taking the safes out of broken sav
ing banks, and the top of. their monu
ment is expected to tower out of the
reach of the smells of the river.St.
Louis Globe-Democrat, i