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Bon Bon Dishes,
Ift Bdhemian Glass
China ana Metal
Tptlet Cases and
In Celluloid, Wood
Blush and Metal
Manicure bets and
In Celluloid and Metal
Fiuit Nappies and
In Elegant Fiench and
China Tea Sets
Very Fine and Handsome
in bvrups Buttci
Patties ^alts etc
Vases and Rose Bow Is
Rev Roberts returned to
Pi inceton last Tuesday morning after
an absence of nearly A month in the
east Mr Roberts traveled nearly
"500 miles during1
A MEMOR JOG ER
in Tinlitz Schutz
Cut Glass and Painted?
Glass etc -j
Glove and Hundkerohief Sets
in the ery latest designs
in large luantities
\\bums and Photo Iloldeis
11 various sources.
Dr Small, resident dentist,
Rev Fi. Welp, of Grove Lake, i & the
guest of Father Levings this week
the first of this
Ur and Mis W.
into their new home
Mis C. Walkei went to the citie&
last Saturday, where she will spend
R. McClellan left last Thursday
morning for the coast to close up one
of his Klondike deals
W Burnhelm started his saw mill
at Borgholm the first of the month and
expects to keep it running all winter.
The R. boys will drill again next
Sunday afternoon at 3 o'clock But
two drills remain and all should be
lonas Hill is seriously ill at his home
near Silver lake He has been deli
nous a great deal, but is now thought
to be consider ably improved. his absence
Always offers excellent opportunities for
Christmas purchases and all we have was
bought with this season in our minds. No
old goods of last year's styles, but good
fresh goods, the latest products of the art.
If you want something in this line which
we haven't in stock we can order it for you.
Besides this we can furnish the goods with
any engraving you may desire.
Is another line which furnishes a good
choice for presents. Princeton is a good
lodge town and we have made a specialty
of lodge emblems, charms, badges, etc.
We have a splendid assortment of rings,
pins, chains, pens, bracelets, etc.
The old joke about the woman and the last word applies
to us this week. We would like to continue to talk to
you about our CHRISTMAS GOODS, but unlike Joshua
of old we can't hold up the sun and the calendar says
Christmas will arrive before another issue of this paper.
This means that you have only a few days left in which
to make your purchases and it is for your interest to
buy earlybefore the rush of the last day. If we
haven't what you want in stock remember we have a
telephone and are willing to use ft for your accommoda
tion. There is no better place in town to secure suit
able gifts than at our store.
C. A. JACK, The Druggist.
Rev Fr. Levings spent the first of
the week in St. Cloud.
The thermometer touched the zero
mark last Tuesday morning.
Miss Kitty Cotton is assisting in
Jack's drugstore during the holiday
Sam Famngton left for the woods
Monday, where he will be employed
for the wintei
Amos Howard and Harry Pratt have
been busy during the past week taking
orders for Christmas trees.
One of the barns on the Gile home
stead has been torn down this week and
the lumber sold and hauled away
The diphtheria epidemic at Opstead
is reported to be abating somewhat
and the authorities hope the disease
has had its run
Fred Brown, of Sauk Rapids, has
purchased the Brown property on
Main street and will lemove to this
village in a short time
A lodge of the order of Knights of
Pythias will be organized in Cambridge
soon, arrangements being now under
way to bring this about.
N E. Jesmer & Son
moving the stock of, goods carried by
them at Spencetr'S Brook back to this
village, The store at the Brook has
Has now begun in good earnest.
This store, we believe, has greatly simplified the vexatious problem of "what and where to buy."
Our two years' business activity and experience in catering to the wants of an intelligent and discrimi=
nating community has made this store an integral part and a factor in Princeton. Our store is indigenous
with Princeton's growth, and the phenomenal and continuous strides of the business, now by far the
largest of its kind in Princeton, is irrefutable evidence that our methods are right and acceptable. It is
not an ephemeral or mushroom growth it is based on incarnated, solid square, consistent business prin-
ciples which have won your confidence and respect, as well as that of all fair-minded competitors, and
which we intend to retain. We are pardonably proud of our achievements, and our largely augmented
holiday business this season is ample attestation that our efforts are not unappreciated.
AT CITY PRICES.
That there are only a few of our lines.-, We have something Jfe
suitable for presents for everyone, of evSry age, sex, color and $
temperament. We are particularly strong in things for the
little folks. Iron toys, juvenile books, games, dolls etc. You jS
can't go astray if you come to us for your Christmas presents, tf
We wish You A Merry Christmas.
Our first stock of Books went rapidly, so
rapidly in fact that we were obliged to buy
another lot. The new stock arrived yester=
day and is now ready for your inspection.
They will be sold while they last at city
department store prices.
A good perfume is an acceptable present for
either a lady or gentleman. It is a lasting
and pleasing reminder of your friendship
and esteem. But be sure it is of good qual
ity for nothing is so objectionable as an
inferior perfume. We guarantee our goods.
Pdr the Christmas
Collar Boxes aT
"Guff Boxes, wSl
.Juvenile Books W.\t
Button Hole VasgSiJg
Ladies' Card Cases
Razors, Shaving Sets
Miss Huff has a nice stock of mater
ials for fancy work.
S. of Minneapolis,
visiting with J. N.Berg
Dr. C. F. Walker left last Saturday
for his regular monthly trip He will
return Jan. 2.
Capt. I. C. Patterson went to Hanni
bal, Mo last week on business of in*
terest to his firm
Andrew Bryson, Guy Ewing and
James Burke, of Milaca, were Prince
ton visitors last Saturday
It is rumored that Princeton will be
forced to get along with fewer rum
shops during the coming year.
Miss Huff is holding a great reduc
tion sale of millinery goods. All trim
med hats are being sold regardless of
The E. Mark Live Stock company
shipped two carloads of stock from this
station this week and one carload^
from Braham. i
The joint installatiotn, Fraternal
Lodge l^o. 92 A & A. M. and Ked
ron Chapter O. E. S. will occur at their
hal,lanext Wednesday evening.
It was given out last week at Fores
ton that Saturday would probably end
Foley Bros.' lumber business at that
place. This has been anticipated for
The Leading Druggist,
Jack VanAleteln has accepted a
position in M. C, grocery
8tore- ir. f^fTkfSausser's
James McKenzie and Frank Stadflen,
Spencer Brook, were Princeton
The schools will close to-morrow for
a two weeks' vacation. The first ses
sion of the schools after to-morrow
will be held Jan 8
The UNION advertised for a lost coat
a few weeks ago and got the wrong
one, so there is a coat awaiting its
owner at this office
The Maccabees will give another of
their pleasant dances at their hall to
morrow evening. AH are cordially in
vited to participate.
Now that the village has a regularly
organized and equipped fire depart
ment we expect to hear that insurance
rates have been diminished.
There will be a dance given in
Smith's hall in Spencer Brook on
Tuesday evening, Dec. 26. Varney's
orchestra 'from Anoka will furnish the
Miss Maude Whitney, who has been
attending Hamline university this sea
son, is at home for the midwinter va
cation and is at present assisting in
Jesmer's department store.
There was an eclipse of the moon
last Saturday night, but the clouds
were so thick at this point that no one
saw it Winona was the only city
which reported a clear sky.
Charles Parrington returned from
Montana last Friday night with his
horses He has been railroading in
that country since last June and is con
vinced that there are better occupa
O W. Swenson, of Foreston, who
has been engaged in railroad work at
Bonner's Ferry, Idaho, is expected to
return to Mille Lacs county this week.
He has had charge of several contracts
for Foley Bros
Ed Brown, of River Falls, Wis ar
rived in the village last Tuesday even
ing, having come from Minneapolis on
his wheel Mr Brown will be the
guest of Mr. and Mrs Burgan during
his stay in the village.
The UNION learns that W C. An
drews who was seriously injured at
Grand Forks a month ago, is still in a
dangerous condition His skull was
split and the doctors say he has about
one chance i ten to recover.
A horse hitched to a milk wa^on
ran away last Friday morning The
cans were neatly deposited by the
roadside with very little damage, but
in turning a sharp corner one of the
wheels on the rig was wrecked
Five prominent citLsens of Meeker
county have been indicted for the mur
der of a man confined in a jail in that
county last month When the body
was found it was given out that the
unfortunate man had committed sui
Moses Cone, of St Cloud, wab in
Princeton on business last Friday. He
is the same old Mose, and says that the
onlj reason his Foreston friends report
him dead so frequently is that he con
tinues to get the best of them on every
\noka is enjoying a nice sensation
this week, a fit of righteousness hav
ing struck the city. The knights of
the green cloththat is, those of them
who have so far escaped arrest, are
laying low and the justice court is full
Among the Princeton people who re
turned from railroading in Montana
this week are: Wiljiam Applegate and
sons, Willard and Melvin Frank Guy
ette, Clarence Donnelly, Ray Archi
bald and Oren Hamilton. They were
all glad to get home
The merchants are enjoying a splen
did holiday trade this year and their
large stocks are being rapidly de
pleted. They all express a hope, how
ever, that there will soon be sufficient
snow to make hauling good and thus
do away with the usual dull season
after the holidays.
The date of the joint installation of
the officers of Princeton Lodge No. 93,
K. of P., andCalla Temple of the Rath
bone Sisters has been fixed for Tues
day evening Jan. 9. Arthur J. Stob
bart, grand chancellor of the nrder in
Minnesota, will be present and it is
also expected that some of the grand
lodge officers of the Rathbone Sisters
will visit Princeton on that date.
7 How's This.
We offer One Hundred Dollars lewardfor an*
case of CStarrh that cannot be cured by Hall's
CHENEY & CO Toledo, O
We, the undersigned, have known
Cheney for the last 15 years, and believe him
perfectly honorable in alhbusiness transactions
and financially able to carry out any obliga
tions made by their firm.
WEST & TRUAX, Wholesale Druggists.
WAiiMNG, KINNAN &, MABVIN, Wholesale
Druggists, Toledo. O
Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken internally, act
ing directly upon the blood and mucous sur
faces of the system. Testimonials sent free
Price 76C. per bottle Sold by all Druggists
Hall's family pills are the best
Charlie Way, tlje boy who accident
ally shot himself near Mora last week,,
lie Monday of blood poisoning.
It 4s rumored that two different par
ities are trying to secure a building in
tthis village with a view of engaging in
the meat business.
'a**^k*UkX)L*h'k*ferhFk*ktf***a*r*( Retail orders solicited and
promptly delivered in
Village Exchange voik
ifwjc '^&*^6**^^S^^r^Br*^s^c^ ^s^^f^^t^iCrist'
Jackson Gorset Waists
\ki tade from the materialdesigned by skilled operatives, i.i
elegantly and finished .T
7)k\ (t\4 f\f\ Stylhe 402, better than any other Corset 'Al
lil Cra I
^1^ any price. .T.
TT? SOLE AGENTS,
|f Anderson & Herdliska.
Call and Inspect our Stock of I
Pocket and Pen Knives,
A full line of
Roger Bros.' Knives,
Forks and Spoons.
Lamps, Book Cases, Center Tables,
Rugs, Couches, Rocking Chairs, Etc.
l^r We will be pleased to show you the stock of goods and (A
will make you prices that will interest you.
Princeton Hardware Go.
E. K. EVENS, Manager. PRINCETON.
I PRINCETO N
!ROLLE MIL Wheat Flour
any Corset at Ift
perfect in every detail. Can havIetno better indorse- ik\
ment than the fact that theiar sale is constantly 'F"
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Rye Flour, BucKwtieoi Flour, Ground Feed. fie.
We carry dependable goods only. We would 0
not handle the others at any price. Jg
Of hiding an imi- A
tation of the genuine A
Name on the leg
It has never been