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THE PRINCETON UNION
BY R. C. DUNN.
Published Every Thursday.
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OFFICE FIRST ST., EAST OF COURT HOUSE.
Q. 1. STAPLES,
GEO. F. WRIGHT,
GovernorSAMUEL VAN SANT
Lieut GovernorRAY W JONES^
Secretary of StateP E HANSON
AuditorSAMUEL IVERSON 1
Attorney GeneralW DOUGLAS
Clerk Supreme CourtC A PIDGEON
Railroad Com rC STAPLES
Member of CongressJ ADAM BEDE
RepresentativeH E CRAIG
UNCLE SAM is getting to be a
A STRETCH of the imagination
next thing to rubber necking.
County AuditorE E WHITNEY
County TreasurerK BURRELL
Register of DeedsE CHAPMAN
County AttorneyW S FOSTER
Judge of ProbateB VANALSTE IN
County SurveyorE MILTON
Supt of SchoolsC W VANWORMER
Commissioner, 4th Dist E I DAVIS
BANKERS are a reserve lot
HE worst and most dangerous
of a citizen is an illiterate citizen.
BILLY MASON is thinking of embrac
ing Democracy. Poor old Democracy.
PRINCETON sidewalks will cause
hole lot of trouble some of these
Better fix them.
W E are fast becoming a brea
food nation. The foods are
dling" good and ditto the results.
VANSANT is entitled to and
receive the solid vote of his
See that he gets a good vote
party, on Nov
HE election occurs a week from
next Tuesday. Make it a big Repub
lican victory for the State, congres
sonal, legislative and county tickets.
HE coal miners1
strike was a very
deep question, but President Roosevelt
descended the shaft of public opinion
and started the arbitration ball to
MINNESOTA should make a good
showing the list of Republican vic
tories on Nov. 4th She will do so if
every Republican voter remains loyal
to his party
PHYSICIANS tell us that there can
be no normal digestion without some
thing to excite the flow of gastric
juice No wonder the average board
ing house victim is a dyspeptic.
HE recent coal strike will lead to
the manufacture of a tabloid fuel that
will enable many of the consumers to
tell the coal barons who control the
anthracite fields to keep their coal.
PROSPERITY IS on the increase to
such an extent that some are really
getting nervous and want to put on
the brakes, They wail and lament be
cause of dull times, and then howl
when we have good times. Take them
it did last summer if the people use its
rays to any advantage through burn
JIM YOUNGER could not stand life on
the utmost confines of parole and
derland of liberty. He concluded that
the limit and remove the touch of the
hand of the law from his shoulder.
He has taken a life sentence that ad-
having served a sentence of twenty-
out to sell tombstones.
HE St Louis Globe-Democrat says all its phases. The miners have all
that with fuel so high people will have been put back to work and the troops
to go to using burning glasses again, have been withdrawn from the scenes
That would be all right, providing the of the strike troubles. The operators
REMEMBER the legislative ticket and
give it a good vote. H. F. Barker for
primary election candidates and have
no opposition, but show your interest
in a Republican legislature by voting
for the Republican nominees.
out for canine ingredients in sausage.
VOTER S, remember that no president
was ever closer to the people and a
stronger champion of the peoples'
rights and welfare than President
Roosevelt. There is no presidential
election this year but there are" con
gressmen to elect this year who must
work hand in hand with the president
to accomplish such legislation as the
exigencies and conditions of the times
demand, and it is to your interest to
elect Republican congressmen in every
district in the State.
HE cost of the great coal strike is
commuted to have been $135,970,000 of
which amount the operators lose $52,-
500,000 in the price of coal, while the
strikers lose in wages the sum of $28,-
300,000. The operators have already
decided to recoup themselves and have
advanced or will advance the price of
coal at the mines fifty cents a ton,
while the minersthey go back to
work. There is no doubt but what the
results of the investigations to be made
by the commission appointed by the
president will place the coal mining
industry on a new basis.
THE development of the Mesaba
iron range has been one of the most
remarkable In the history of mining
development during the last decade,
and to-day the great iron and steel in
dustries are looking to Minnesota for
their reserves of iron ore for years to
come. The Mesaba ranges are esti
mated to contain from 400,000,000 to
600,000,000 tons of ore with much ore
land yet unexplored, but with the vast
consumption in the rapidly growing
iron and steel industries these immense
deposits are not so great that it be
comes unnecessary to figure on the
future supply. A Hibbing correspond
ent of the Duluth News-Tribune says:
"The wonderful development of iron
mining in Minnesota may De under
stood by reference to a few facts. The
first car of iron ore produced in the
State was loaded at Tower, on the Ver
million range, in 1883. It was dis
tributed to the various furnaces of the
country as samples. The shipments
this year will be about 14,250.000 gross
tons. The first shipment from the
Mesaba range consisted of 4,245 tons,
just ten years ago. The Mesaba up to
the close of last season had shipped al
together 40,404,767 during the decade,
and this year's record will be over 12,-
000,000 tons of the expected total of
14,250,000 tons for the State."
HE commissioners appointed by
President Roosevelt to settle and ad
just the trouble existing between the
miners and operators is composed of
the following persons. Brig. Gen.
John M. Wilson Edward Wheeler
Parker, statistician of the United
States geological survey, Judge
George Gray, who was a member of
the Paris peace commission E. E.
Clark of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, grand
chief of the order of railway conduc
tors, and a sociologist, and one who
has studied deeply on social questions
Thos. H. Watkins, of Scranton, Pa., a
man who is practically acquainted
with mining and selling of coal
Bishop John L. Spalding of Peoria,
Ills., and Corral D. Wright, U. S.
labor commissioner. The commission
is made up of men who represent all
sides of the difficult question and who
are capable of studying the matter in
sun would shine right along, but it found there was nothing left for them I
will have to make abetter record than to do but accept the tender made in
such good faith by the president
President Mitchell in a letter to Presi
ident Roosevelt after being notified of
the appointment of the commission
took occasion to administer a hot roast
to the operators who refused outsiders
to meddle with their business and who
if he was legally dead he might extend said that they had nothing to arbi
trate. The strike was the worst in
the annals of labor and it is to be
hoped that it will bear good fruit.
mits of no reprieve. After all what President Roosevelt's carpet confer
could you expect o. a man who after ence will down in history as one of KSWfKffSKfUSS
the most unique and effective of mod
five yearsin the pett^entiajy started $rfc times., He is truly of the people,n
by the people and for the people.
THE PRINCETON TOIOK?
tives that were dangerous to health, because he entertained religious views
PEOPLE WITH A PREJUDICE,
One of the worst evils of the present
the senate, and Messrs. Mark, Craig day is the inclination on the part of mentof late on grain "corners" and
and McLean for the house are the some people to create dissention and their effect on the legitimate market.
distrust betwee,nbetween classesbetweendla- The Chicago board of trade has been
the Waterloo of many great "corner"
operators and grain gambling wrecks
have strewn the sea coast of commerce.
The recent resort of a
nominations, between the church on
the one hand and the non-church world
on the other There was a time when
THE State dairy and food commission even our forefathers down in New Eng- firm on the Chicago board of tradie to
has been examining the sausages of land thought they were the judge and the courts for protection from annihil
jury in certain matters, and as a mat
ter of fact they were.1*
the twin city meat shops and the re
port says that out of 119 samples in
spected forty-nine contained preserva- Roger Williams hike to Rhode Island the granting of the mi unctions bv the
court,, will no doubt hav.e a wholesomuec
Since the legislature repealed the dog contrary to thelbelief of the blue-belly eftect on the gambling phase of the
tax law inspectors have to keep an eye PuriUns, but the descendants of the grain trade.
Puritans and of the founder of Rhode
Island are one social family to-day and
CAPT. M. L. FAY, Democratic candi
date for congress from this district, is
a rich man and owns valuable mining
properties on the Mesaba range. A
valuable mining lease which he owned
near Hibbing, has just been sold to a
Pittsburg firm for a bonus of $280,000.
Mr. Fay can well afford to set aside a
generous sum for campaign incidentals.
The Republican candidate, J. Adam
Bede, on the other hand, is not blessed
with a big bank accounttand exten-
interests, bu these are
very poor requisites for a congressman.
The people do not determine the fit
ness of a man for congress by the size
of hise pocke book but by abilit
officetand representhi the peopleoy
Adam Bede they have a man who
is perfectly competent to represent
them in congress with ability and
has performed loyal
any ways his fit
service for the Republican party and i
ness for the office to which he is now
seekin a& election
REMEMBER the proposed constitu
tional amendments and be sure and
vote for amendments increasing the
gross earnings tax, the amendment
providing for a better system of taxa
tion, and the amendment permitting
the loaning of the permanent school
and university fond in greater amount!
to counties, town, cities and villages
i the State. The amendment creat
ing a State road and bridge fund
should be voted down.
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live in peace. Since the days of the
Puritans things have become different.
The Puritan is no longer the only
pebble on the New England seashore,
and the people of all nations and
climes, and all religious and non-relig- conducting a corner on the market, and
ious beliefs, the Catholic and the Chris
tian Scientist, the stiff and orderly
Presbyterian, the easy-going and pro
gressive Congregationalist, the one
sided Baptist, the vigorous Methodist,
the formal Episcopalian, the Salvation
Army enthusiast,all, and bless them
all,live and have their being where
the Puritan formerly lived on his hide
bound faith and blue laws In those
days it was different The Puritan had
New England, the Dutch had New
York and surroundings, the Quakers
had Pennsylvania, the Catholics had
Maryland, and the Huguenots had the
country further south. It is different
now. We have grown up together.
We have loved together, intermarried,
and fought together, and some have
died together on the battlefield We
have found good in all and the man or
woman who seeks to array faction
against faction and class against class,
one church against another, or labor
against employer, is a mere child stand
ing at the great cross roads of human
progress confused and bewildered.
Distrust and discontent and religious
and social prejudice are relics of the
dark ages. If we want to dig up skele
tons of the past we can find them right
here at home and do not have to go
back many years, and we can find them
in all sects and denominations. But
society and the world has grown and
improved in the sunlight of reason.
We no longer fear and distrust one
another. We may not all see jtjhings
just alike and we differ in our fviews
and beliefs. It was always thus and
will be ever thus. But let us a^l try to
wield the great hammer of reason that
is to weld the warring factions of so
ciety and church into one mighty link
of contentment and harmony.
Get ye hence, plotter and agitator.
This is no time for stumbling blocks,
and criticism and prejudice. In the
great workshop of life men are work
ing shoulder to shoulder and convert
ing labor into the finished products for
the busy marts. They are of all be
liefs and social conditions, and it is
none of our affair what orders they
may belong to or what churches they
may attend, so long as they are law
abiding and peaceful citizens. Such
men are good neighbors, and fellow
citizens, and in them we have implicit
faith and confidence, knowing that
most of them are living deep in their
hearts for a higher purpose, and know
ing that they will fight for their home
This ought to be enough to satisfy
any man, but it seems it does not.
"CORNERS" ON GRAIN.
There has been
v.w.c^ com considerabl
F1 llllllwl Bau i
ation business because of monkeying
with the board of trade ouzz saw and
A recent address by O Paddock
Gf Toledo, read at the National Grain
Dealers' convention at Peoria, Ills.,
brought out some interesting points.
He charged that the grain inspection
in Chicago was at times manipulated
to suit the large operators who were
stated his experience in shipping
three different consignments of good
clean corn to Chicago, the grade on
which was not determined by the char
ter of the grain but was graded low be
cause the big manipulators wanted it
to grade that way. Mr. Paddock said.
"A grain corner in Chicago affects the great
commercial interests of the whole country, just
as a cancer or blood poisoning does the system
it poisons all the life-giving and health-pro
ducing conditions of all the arteries of the
grain trade from the producer to the consumer
and must toe done away with if we hope to re
gain and maintain normal conditions in the
business on the legitimate basis of the law of
supply and demand Cash grain in the country,
as you all know, bears little or no relation to
the contract made in a corner," no matter
how good the quality, and the farmer or coun
try dealer rarely if ever derives any beneat
whatever from a corner
He made the charge that the in
spection of grain in Illinois was a crea
ture of politics and -was regulated by
political influence. He thought that
if the proper gram inspection commis
sion was appointed that the grading
"in" would be somewhere within gun
shot of the grading "out" and that
corners would become extinct. The
commercial grade should be the con
tract grade, as grain that is good
enough for millers, and consumers east
and west and that is good enough to
ship to the markets of the world ought
to be good enough for any man buying
for future delivery whether for actual
use or speculation.
He gave a few instances of the re
sults of corners: "Old Hutch was re
puted to have had more cash in the
bank than 'any man in Chicago the
amount is said to have been eight to
ten millions. He put September wheat
to $2 and died in poyerty. "Jack"
Cudahy had three to five millions in
bank in 1893, and before the summer
was over and his corner ended, he owed
two and one-half million dollars Joe
Leiter is said to have cost his father
seven millions in the greatest deal
ever attempted. Coster & Marton
"went broke" after putting corn to a
dollar a bushel. Phillips and his blind
pool met their Waterloo in May and
I have had it intimated that the Har
ris-Gates crowd are some two or three
millions behind on their July corn
THERE will be a few political dis
turbances Nov. 4th and same candi
dates will come down with a lot of
lava and volcanic scoria.
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The steel range is the housekeepers' friend. It is
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sell them at a price that is within the reach of all.
line of heaters includes several standard makes,
have stoves that will burn either coal or wood,
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