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I FREER. I
A happy New Year to yon all.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Gu
Stark on the 12 inst., a daughter.
Albert Selander and John Carl
son spent Christmas at home in
Mr. and Mib. B. Jonet ute
their Christmas dinner with Mr.
and Mis. C. Foltz.
Selander & Carl&ou will have
their mill read}' to saw this week
and are longing for tnow
Mr. and Mrs. G. W Froer
drove up to visit Mi Freer's
father, Frank Erickson, on Christ
Judge and Mr&. Freer drove up
trom Princeton last weok to make
their son a short visit before tho
judge le es tor the coast.
The sociable held by the M. E.
church members in south Green
bush last Tuesday night was a suc
cess socially and financially.
D. Derifield, of Wright county,
came up last week and made a
trade with G. W Freer for the 40
acre lot he has just occupied.
Luther Jones and Omar Tincher
drove over to visit Luther's uncle,
John Campbell, on the East
Branch last Sunday, and to spend
Messrs. Bechdel and Montgom
ery are not keeping bach any
more. Mr. Bechdel went to Min
neapolis last week and last Satur
day morning arrived in Piinceton
accompanied In Mesdames Bech
del and Montgomery, and they are
now domicilod in the home they
bought of Mr. Freer.
L. Carter seems to be im
E W Kaliher i^ home during
the hohdav vacation.
Minerva llifi has finished her
term of school at St. Francis and
returned home for a time.
David Bridge left this week for
Wisconsin where he has been at
work as a filer some months past.
I. W Bean went to St. Paul to
spend Christmas with relatives.
expects to spend several days
in the Sainth Cit\
Jame- llift &r. returned
e\era weeks there and
much impro\ed in health.
The roads to Princeton are in
fine shape for driving. They are
as smooth as a pavement. I is a
pleasure to drive over them.
5 EJRJKSOXVILLE. 5
A Christmas festival was held
here Sundav evening at the school
house The house was crowded
and a very pleasant evening was
-.pent. The program was opened
bv Lars Erikson, followed by
ong and lecitation^ by the child-
rc Organ music was famished gSX EtcC CTSSf?
by Mix VanCourt, and several
songs were ng by Mr. and Mrs.
Lars Erikson The children were
all bright and happy and will
surely not forget^ this first Christ
mas festival at this place. Miss
Myrtle Locke, the teacher, and
Mrs. J. VanCourt have spent a
great deal of time in getting up
this entertainment which is greatly
appreciated by us all.
Tho last thaw will make excel
J. W McClure made a trip to
Mrs. Geo. Orton returned from
Sam Tilley returned from a trip
to Brainerd, Thursday.
Adolph Olsen returned from a
trip to Milaca Sunday.
John McGiunis returned from a
trip to St. Cloud, Wednesday.
The cold snap of Sunday and
Monday makes the lumbermen
Fred Warren, pf Milaca, came
up Thursday night and will re
main a few days.
Goo. Locke sr. started for Du
luth, Monday night. will*go
from there to Idaho, whore he will
cruise for timber in company with
A Christmas tree and entertain
ment was held at the Trading Post
school house, Sunday night, under
tho direction of Miss Myrtle Locke,
The ice gorged in tho river just
above Mike Drew and backed the
water up three feet over the road
at Parker's Flats making it almost
'Tis said that a certain real es
tate agent has gone into the whis
key business and judging from the
number of drunks it must have
been a paying move.
Mr. Tilley and John Goss com
menced hauling logs Saturday but
were compelled to stop owing to
the warm weather. I begins to
look serious for the lumbering in
The marriage of Mr. Burt Or
ton, of Vineland, and Miss Edith
Smith, of Garrison, occurred on
Dec. 7, at the residence of the
bride's parents. Th ceremony
was witnessed by a large number
of friends and relatives who united
in wishing this popular couple a
long and happy life.
There is righteous indignation
among the people around Mille
Lacs lake over the reported inten
tion of certain parties to haul rock
for building purposes from Spirit
Island. This island is the most
interesting bit of scenery in tho
county and is simply a pile of
huge boulders thrown up in
pyramid hape covering about one
half acre. Th island is totally
devoid of vegetation and can be
seen from all points on the lake.
It is situated about four miles
from the south shore. Why any
one should go so far to get rock
when there is any quantity of rock
just as good along the shores and
at the same time tear down one of
the lakes greatest attractions it is
hard for most people to under
stand. The island belongs to the
people and should be protected
from any such depredations.
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 use
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
lun, troubles. Price 50c and $1.00.
Every bottle guaranteed. Trial bot
tle freSe a A. Jack' Drug Store.
Miss Radeke's school closed last
Friday for a short vacation.
James Chisholm is hauling pota
toes for C. W VanWorm er this
Christmas trees at both of our
churches and Santa Claus was very
Mr. and Mrs. Yopp celebrated
their silver wedding at the German
Lutheran church Dec. 17.
Gust and Will Thoma are happy
once more, as a son and a daugh
ter were dropped at their door.,
Miss Bovee, who has been visit
ing at August Thoma's, returned
to her home in Osseo a few days
Richard Ziebath arrived from
Arlington a week ago where he
has been employed the greater
part of the summer.
Numerous fires are being set on
meadows to burn old grass and
frequently tho flames get the start
feel happy|#They have all com- of the forester and destroy emi
menced hauling again on ice roads, sidcrable hay^lS W
W Orton and M. L. Ander
son made a trip to Milaca, Tues
Olof Johnson returned from
Princeton and Milaca Sunday,
where he purchased a now horse.
R. Swedberg's mill at Vineland
will start up soon with prospects
of a good-run. will saw 100,-
000 feet for Olaf Johnson alone.
Henry Bockoven gave the yotfng
folks a dance Christmas night.f A
very onJQyable time is reported
by all who attended.
The many friends of Mr and
Mrs. Wm. Neuraan unite in sym
pathy for the sad death of their
little son, Charlie who died of
"Our little Charlie is gone to rest,
He fell asleep on Jesus' breast
Altho* his face we'll see no more
we know ho waits upon the shore.
A Keen Clear Brain.
Your best feelings, your social posi
tion or business success depend largely
on the perfect aotion 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 a new being.
Sold by C. A. Jack, Druggist.
MONEY to loan on improved
farms. M. S. RUTHERFORD,
Choice Malaga grapes at Walker's.
Call at L. Fryhling's and get his
prices for fall suits.
Nelson's photos are
article, no imitations.
Take your hides, pelts and furs to
at the starch factory. T. H. CALEY.
Everything you need for pies pud
dings, lunches and desert at Walker's.
Finest coffee in town, gas-roasted,
35c. Why pay more? Sole agency at
House and lot for sale in Princeton.
For particulars, write F. C. Stamm
Eagle Pass, Texas.
Overshoes, rubbers, moccasins, etc.
The Oak Hall Shoe and Clothing com
pany's stock is complete.
Get your warm shoes at the Oak
Hall Shoe & Clothing company's store.
Prices cannot be equalled.
Thursday, Friday and Saturday, any
thing on my bargain counter at half
price. F. L. LUDDEN.
Fresh supply of that home-made
mincemeat at Walker's, for the New
Year. Sorry we could not fill all or
Hve your picture taken at Nelson's
photo studio and you will be 'pleased
with the result. Studio open every
Christmas present to every customer
this week, one-half of what you buy on
my bargain table.
F. L. LUDDEN.
The latest popular sheet music for
sale at popular prices.
Opposite Starch Factory.
I want fifty sheep for my farms.
Will pay good cash price for same.
I. E. BURGAN.
Bring all your hides and fur to M.
C. Sausser's store and get Chicago
market prices for it.
CHICAGO HI DE AND FUR HOUSE.
Clearing sale of all my Christmas
goods. Remnants, odds and ends at
half price this week.
F. L. LUDDEN
Our sheep socks are the warmest
footwear ever brought to townt Try
OAK HA LL SHOE & CLOTHING CO
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 HA LL SHOE & CLOTHING Co
We haven't everything, but a great
many things, you want, always at bot
tom prices. GITTELSON'S,
Opposite Starch Factory.
Say! Looking for sledS
Lower prices makes ours seiL
Everyone solid wo guarauteE
Durable, desirable they are indeeD
Save money and buy our sledS,
Opposite Starch Factory.
A complete 40-horse power steam
plant. Automatic engine, tubular
boiler, pump, heater and piping. Can
be seen running at our mill any time
within the next 60 days. Address
PRINCETON ROLLER MI LL CO.
Notice to the Public.
A new meat market has been opened
by C. H. Rahn in the old Newton build
ing on Main street. Mr. Rahn is an
experienced butcher and sausage
maker and proposes to conduct a first
+Vw class business. He would hke to make i^r^^P,
the acquaintance of all who wish any- well uso.postage etamps. GEO. P. L*MAN. Gen-
thing in his line. I'*- */t S5f0^aS90nee
Ml you want a stylish rig be sure to
go to E. Mark, who has^ m^f
new horses and vehiclesj A$?
^Andrew Pair has returned from the
west where he has had a crew at work
on several grading contracts.
Several loads of Christmas trees
were hauled to the cities last week by
fanners living north of town. A ready
sale was tound for them in Minneapolis
and St. Paul.
The present weather is perfectly
satisfactory to the big lumbermen,
who do their hauling on ice roads, but
the smaller concerns are looking hard
for a few inches of snow.
The annual meeting of the Citizens
State Bank will be held at the banking
house on Tuesday January 9,1900, at 4
G. A. EATON,
the genuine bridge, North Branch, Harris and
other points show a decrease from last
Ludden, the hunter and trapper. TheeE. Mark Live Stock company
Wood wanted-Dry mixed cordwood
Nelson's photos are made of the best have experienced for, lo, these many
material, and made right therefore days. Every clerk, and there were a
they never fade.
See my bargain table and the goods is prosperity in large chunks floating
on it going at half price.
F. L. LUDDEN.
The annual dance to be given on
Jan. 2 by Millo Lacs Company No. 3,
U. R. K. P. promises to be as enjoy
able as those given by the boys in the
former years and a good attendance is
Either the potato crop was much
lighter than was estimated or* the
farmers are holding their spuds for a
higher market. Reports from Cam-
y-. milch cows this fall. There are
several cows still for sale at the com
pany's barns and anyone wishing a cow
will do well to see them before pur
Friday and Saturday were the bus
iest days the merchants of this village
lot of extra ones too, was kept busy
from ear.ly morning until late at night
and the trade this year turned to bet
ter goods than has been handled at
this season for several years. There
around in this section of the country
and everyone appreciates it.
A Foreston Sale.
The E. Mark Live Stock company
intends to hold reeular monthly sales
at Foreston in the future and will com
mence with a sale at that place on Sat
urday, Dec. 30. The company will
take a large number of light and heavy
draft horses and drivers, besides the
usual line of wagons, bobsleds, bug
gies, cutters, harness, etc., and in ad
dition to this Mr. Mark will sell any
thing which is brought in for sale at
this auction, charging only a small
commission for conducting the trans
action. The company will also buy for
cash all the cattle, sheep and hogs
which the farmers bring in on that
day, paying the highest market price
for everything offered. If you want to
buy or sell you will find an opportunity
at this sale. Don't forget the date,
Dec. SO, 1899.
E. MARK LI VE STOCK CO
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 lives or dies.
It gave me new strength and good ap
petite. I can now eat anything and
have a new lease on life." Only 50
cents, at C. A. Jack's Drug Store.
Every bottle guaranteed.
Fleaae Fay 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.
Paid Dear For Ills Leg.
B. D. Blanton of Thackerville, Tex.,
in two years paid over $300 to doctors
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
produce the fastest and brightest
colors of any known dye stuff.
F. Q. DANIELSON.
J. Van Rhee,
WOOD, TIES, and FARM
United States Map.
c,Py o'our handsome map, 48x38
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R. C. DUNN, Publisher.
THE COMMERCIAL HOTEL,
JON'J let your Horse die as I have a
cure for any ailment under the sun.
A full line of Humphrey's Veteri
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DON'T forget Hoffs
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The Princeton union.
Germancan't Linimentkee for man and beast You
house without it. This too I have
in plenty, as well as many more
excellent remedies for the family.
DON'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.
OON'T take my
calf and see.
word for it
E. W. CUNDY,