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ThinKin a ot your
i 6tiristmas topping?
think of presents is to think of us.
the best time to buy that present.
L. Cormany announces that a
boys' brigade will be organized in
Princeton to-morrow night, a meeting
being held in the Woodmen's hall for
that purpose. The new society will be
known as the Princeton Cadets and its
object is to drill the boys in the man
ual of arms and keep them under good
influences. The age of members runs
from 12 to 18 years Capt. Carleton
will drill the boys during his stay in
Just Saved His Life.
It was a thrilling escape that Charles
Davis of Bowerston, O., lately had
from a frightful death. For two years
a severe lung trouble constantly grew
worse until it seemed he must die of
consumption. Then he began to useso
Dr. King's New Discovery and lately
wrote. "It gave instant relief and ef
fected a permanent cure." Such won
derful cures have for 25 years, proven
it's power to cure all throat, chest and
lung troubles. Price 50c* and $1.00.
Every bottle guaranteed. Trial bot
tles free at C. A. Jack's Drug Store.
Messrs. Rice and Johnson have sue
ceeded in getting a council of Modern
Samaritans here, and will be ready to
institute the latter part of the week.
The present time is
Buying now means
age of useless nick-nacks and pretty nothings has gone
each year the demand for useful articles as gifts
Our Holiday Stock 'ZTSTltZ
store is brimful of just such articles.
take particular pride in calling your attention to our
Basement Department where our China, Glassware, etc.
is displayed. Here the tables and shelves are loaded
with all sorts of beautiful articles which are useful too.
A little money will go along ways in this room and
there are lots of fine goods there too.
a Dress is planned for a present or it may be a
Cloa or a Cape you can find them at our store in all
the latest weaves, fabrics and styles. A cap makes a
good present for a man and we have them in all grades.
Just come in and look around, we will be glad to have
you for your appreciation of goods and values will make
you our customer.
forget that we can supply your table with all things
necessary for the Yule-tide feast. That is one of our
principal lines, anyway, and we pride ourselves on the
quality of our goods. Candies, Nuts, Fruits, Jellies,
Preserves, Relishesanything you want we can supply.
L. W. PIERSON,
Do you sing?
Do you play?
We have added to our already increasing
stock a complete line of all the LATEST
popular vocal and instrumental sheet music
for sale at popular prices.
All kinds of music and instruction books, t&f Call for full catalogue.
Ci ITTPI QOIV
fY^E of the finest and most complete stocks of 3 |NE of the finest and most complete stock* of
sE llolicliixj Cioocls 3
ever shown in Princeton can be seen at our store.
W have some Children's Furniture vvhieh capti
vates the little girls "It' just like mamma's."
Mechanical ten which amuse old and oumi.
ft Ton of Gandu.
fTIHAT sounds, big but it i^ true. W are pre
pared to handle our own tiade and give low
rates to all who buy in quantities. Ge tour
prices on ftuts and Candies for \our Christmas
tree'-. A splendid line of Bon Bon boxes for the
i&~ Someone will get that magnificent Doll free of cost.
VJI 1 1 CL.OUH, Princeton, Mi
I Holiday Goods.
Brave Men Fall
Victims to stomach, liver and kid
ney troubles as well as women, and all
feel the results in loss of appetite, poi
sons in the blood, backache, nervous
ness, headache and tired, listless, run
down feeling. But there's no need to
feel like that. J. W. Gardner, of
Idaville, Ind., says: "Electric Bitters
are just the thing for a man when he
don't care whether he live6 or d,ies.
It gave me new strength and good ap
petite. I can now eat anything and
havea^hew lease on life." Only 50
cents, at C. A. Jack's Drug Store.
Every bottle guaranteed.
Rush City's Seonrge.
Diphtheria has appeared in Rush
City and ten families have been quar
antined. Thore have been no deaths
far, the victims having the disease
in a mild form It was reported here
on the streets that the whole village
was under quarantine, no one being
allowed to enter or leave the town and
that no trains stopped there. This
proves to be untrue and those having
friends there will be greatly relieved
to learn that things are no worse.
Overshoes, rubbers, moccasins, etc.
The Oak Hall Shoe and Clothing com
pany's stock is complete. i
tett PMNCETOK TJKIO^i^THUBSBAY^^JDBCEMBBB 14,
The "Old Maids" cleared about 840
for the society last week. ^SgW
The E. Mark Live Stock company
sold a carload of new milch cows to
Grand Rapids parties last Tuesday.
The saletofthe ladies' arid pastors
league of the Methodist church last
fiYiday was well attended acid' a suc
George Washington died, one hun
dred years ago to-day and the day will
,be quite generally observed by ail
The sale of the Dorcas society will
occur at G. A. R. hall to-morrow af
ternoon and evening and supper will
be served from'6 o'clock.
Mille Lacs Company No. 8, U. R. K.
P., will gi,ve their annual ball on Tues
day evening Jan. 2. The boys found it
impossible to secure an orchestra for
New Years, hence thw change of date.
A. E. Johnson & Co., of Minneapolis,
who own considerable real estate in
this county, are preparing to publish
soon a pamphlet describing their lands.
It will bo printed in the Swedish lan
The first of a series of club dances
will be given at Jesmer's opera house
next Friday evening, at which time an
attempt will be made to organize a
permanent dancing club. The pros
pective members have been notified to
attend to-morrow evening
The Modern Samaritans
Is a fraternal beneficiary order, incor
porated under the laws of the State of
Minnesota, for the purpose of assisting
its members socially, intellectually
and morally, and also for the purpose
of enabling its members to obtain in
surance at the minimum of cost.
The Officers elected last night by
Fraternal Lodge No. 92, A. F. & A M.
were as follows. A. A. Caswell, W.
M. D. Grant, S. W.: B. M. Van
Alstein, J. W.: N. A. Ross, secretary
N. E. Jesmer, treasurer. The instal
lation of officers will occur Dec. 27.
Someone walked oft with F. L. Lud
den's buffalo robe last Monday after
noon. It had been used to cover his
horse in the yard behind the store and
the thief appropriated it. He was
seen leaving the alley and will un
doubtedly be arrested before many
Next Saturday night there will be a
total eclipse of the moon. The moon
will enter the earth's shadow at 5.45
and at about 7:30 the eclipse will be
total The shadow will disappear en
tirely a little after 9 o'clock If the
night is clear there will be nqjdifficulty
in seeing the eclipse
The following officers were elected
at the regular meeting of Kedron
Chapter, Order of the Eastern Star,
last Thursday evening: Mrs. R. D.dressings,
Patterson, worthy matron A. A. Cas
well, worthy patron Mrs. B. D. Grant,
associate matron Miss Evans, con
ductress Mrs. C. A. Jack, associate
conductress Miss Orr, secretary: Mrs.
F. M. Campbell, treasurer.
The Philadelphia Record considers
an advertisement a double blessing.
The Record says few men can resist a
bargain when they have the money to
buy. A good advertisement daily re
minds them of desirable bargains and
of the merchant offering the same, and
secures for the advertiser the floating
custom he would not otherwise receive.
The advertisement benefits him whoand
buys and him who sells.
A meeting was held at the village
hall last Saturday with a view of rea
organizing the fire department.
There was a good attendance and
about twenty recruits volunteered
their services. There were se\eral
talks by business men and others in
terested after which the meeting ad
journed until next Saturday evening,
when officers will be elected and the
reorganization effected. Everyone in
terested is cordially invited to come
The starch factory closed the firbt of
the month and Mr. Caley reports that
this season was the poorest one for that
business he has yet experienced. The
factory turned out 500 tons which was
8oldat$3 and $3.15 per hundred but
the price of the potatoes was too high
to make the manufacture of starch
profitable. He states that he only se
cured about 50,000 bushels of small
potatoes and was forced to buy consid
erable shipping stock to keep busy.
The better potatoes cost as high as
30 cents and the average was about 18
cents. The potatoes this year yielded
only seven pounds to the bushel^
Drop into Jones Bros.' and buy a
fine picture for Christmas.*
The U. R. boys will bold their first
drill next' Sunday afternoon at 3
o'olOck. Several new movements will
fc&aaded tbHfaetr display drill at*their
annual baU ^7
To the wile'' of Fred ^oujig, Sunday
morning, Dec,,10, a son and a daugh
To the wife of Ffank McClellan, Dec.
12, a daughter.
To the wife of Burt Young, Dec, 12,
a daughter. The local Grand Anny post ave
elected the following officers for the
ensuing year. J. C. Varney, comman
der Perry Bullis, senior vice comman
der Christopher Bridge, junior vice
commander M. C. Sausser, quarter
master William Giltner, officer of
the day Rev David Donovan, chap
lain Henry Applegate, officer of the
4^ MONEY to loan on improved
farms. M. S. RUTHERFORD,
Finest olives in bulk at Walker's.
All kinds of furs bought for cash at
P. L. LUDDEN'S.
Ohio hickory nuts, 5c per Walk
Santa Clans' factory running at full
blast at F. L. LUDDEN'S.
Call at L. Fryhling's and get his
prices for fall suite.
Headquarters for Xmas food supplies
Nelson's photos are the genuine
article, no imitations.
Wood wantedDry mixed cord wood
at the starch factory. T. H. CALEY.
The E Mark Live Stock company
has a lot of new milch cows for sale
To be satisfied with quality, price
and quantity is to bu^ your groceries
Nelson's photos are made of the best
material, and made right therefore
they never fade.
Christmas goods of all kinds for
your Christmas presents
F. L. LUDDEN
House and lot for sale in Princeton.
For particulars, write F. C. Stamm
Eagle Pass, Texas.
Fleeced lined underwear, overshoes
and blankets, the warmest kind.
F. L. LUDDEN
Get your warm shoes at the Oak
Hall Shoe Clothing company's store.
Prices cannot be equalled.
Fresh mixed peels, spices, cleaned
currants, seeded raisins, seasonings,,
etc., at Walker's
Evergreen wreaths, holly and mistle
toe, for Christmas decorating.
At the annual election of officers) of
Princeton Tent No. 17, K. O. T. M, the
following officers were elected- H. E.
Lind, past commander Oswald King,
commander Frank Peterson, lieuten
ant commander N. M. Nelson, record
keeper and finance keeper Malen
Ellenbaum, Chaplain T. L. Armitage,
physician G. E. Chute, sergeant:
Oscar Peterson, master at arms: Chas.
Elder, first master of guard J.
Leathers, second master of guard D.
H. McCuaig, sentinel Ed. E. Whitney,
picket. Trustees, Elmer E. Whitney,
three years J. V. Wickland, two
years G. E. Chute, one year.
F. L. LUDDEN
H? ve your picture tauen at Nelson's
photo studio and you will be pleased
with the result. Studio open every
Bring all your hides and fur to M.
C. Sausser's store and get Chicago
market prices for it.
CHICAGO HIDE AND FUR HOUSE.
Big stock of apples, nuts, candies,
fruits, table raisins, celery and all
good things. Leave your orders early
avoid the rush at Walker's.
Our sheep socks are the warmest
footwear ever brought to town. Try
OAK HALL SHOE & CLOTHING CO.
LOSTDec. 11, between Sausser's
feed store and the depot, a small hand
saw. Finder will please leave at this
Stock Farm to Rent.
Over 2,000 acres in Milaca township.
Inquire of C. BRIDGMAN,
St. Cloud, Minn.
Get a good overcoat and save doctor
bills. We have them in all grades and
OAK HALL SHOE & CLOTHING CO.
A chance to work. Cutting wood
and odd jobs a speciality. Am not
afraid of work. Leave orders at
Hedin's. DAN C. MIRICK.
LOSTBetween the residence of S.
W. Page and the Congregational
one pair gold bowed eyeglasses
in black leather case. Finder will
kindly return to S. W. Page at the
school house. S. W. PAGE.
Please Pay Us.
Those who know themselves to be
indebted to us will please call in and
settle before Jan. 1. We want to close
up our business promptly with the old
year and all bills outstanding Jan. 1,
1900, will be given to an attorney for
OAK HALL SHOE & CLOTHING CO.
Stock ifish at Walker's, 5c per ib.
i Paid Dear For His Leg.
B. D. Bhmton of Thackerville, Tex.,
in twb years paid over $300 to dootors
to cure a running sore on his leg. Then
they wanted to cut it off, but he cured
it with one box of Bucklen's Arnica
Salve. Guaranteed cure for piles.
25cts a box. Sold by C. A. Jack, Drug*
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the place to buy
other Educators almost without number
A Kee Cleav Bratq.
^our best feelings, your social posi
tidn or business success Append, largely
on the perfect action of your stomach
and liver. Dr. King's New Life Pills
give increased strength, a keen, clear
brain, high ambition. A 25 cent box
will make you feel* like new being.
Sold by C, A. (lack, Druggist.
United States Man.
4ttT A copy of our handsome map, 48x38
r%fl* inches, printed in four colors and
Cries the Jolly*Hfi*i^
Dolls Toys, Games, Books, Albums, Fancy Novelties,
Xmas tree decorations, and a host of useful
articles all at prices to please.
Remember the place
GITTELSON, THE COMMERCIAL HOTEL,
H. NEWBERT, Proprietor.
ON'T let your Horse die as I have a
cure for any ailment under the sun.
A full line of Humphrey's Veteri=
nary medicines always on hand.
ON'T forget Hoff's German Liniment
for man and beast. You can't keep
house without it. This too 1 have
in plenty, as well as many more
excellent remedies for the family.
lON'T forget that although the roads
are bad my stock is always kept up.
You can get anything necessary in
a family or logging camp, or you
can find many useful presents for
ON'T take my
call and see.
E. W. CUNDY,
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