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Finishing Touches Are Being Put on
Creamery Building and Struc-
ture is Substantial.
Hr. Fox Expects to be rianufacturing
Butter in New Establishment
Within Two Weeks.
There is every indication that the
Princeton creamery will be manufac
turing butter within two weeks. The
finishing touches are being put on the
building by August Jaenicke, the well
i within the structure has been dug and
the cement floor laid by Bergman
Bros. Mr. Fox says that it will not
take much more than a week to place
the machinery in position and he will
begin the work of installing the plant
within a day or two.
The Princeton Co-operative cream
ery is a model structure, built in ac
cordance with the very latest plans.
Its main building is 30 by 40 feet and
its engine room 20 by 22 feeta build
ing of sufficient size, says Mr. Fox, to
handle all the cream that will ever be
brought in. Not only is the creamery
a substantial structure, but when com
pleted it will be an ornament to the
village. A lawn and flower garden
will be maintained on two sides and
Mr. Fox will see that they are kept in
good condition. Mr. Fox is not only
'an expert buttermaker but somewhat
of a gardener.
Farmers who have purchased stock
in the creamery are to be congratu
lated for their foresight and enterprise
they embraced a good opportunity
when it was offered to them. They
will now be enabled to reap the whole
of the profits from their butter instead
of dividing with the centralizers.
This will encourage them to increase
their dairy herds and they will find
that the more cows they keep the more
ready money they will have. Some of
the farmers have already purchased
extra cows in consequence of the in
stallation of the creamery.
Co-operative creamery companies
are being fast organized all over the
statein fact all over the country
and for the reason that this sort of
creamery pays, and the best part of it
is that there is no fear of the supply
exceeding the demand, neither is there
any fear of a diminution in prices. If
the output were six times the present
amount there would still be an inade
quate supplythat is, of superior
quality creamery butter. High-grade
creamery butter always has and al
ways will sell at a premium of two or
three cents per pound over the butter
of average quality no matter how
much is manufactured.
Princeton's co-operative creamery
will have a good start with somewhere
near 1,500 cows, its board of directors
is composed of practical farmers pos
sessing business ability, and it has
one of the best buttermakers in the
country to turn out its product.
There is nothing then to prevent its
being a successand it will be a suc
cess for we feel certain that the farm
ers will pull together.
A BASS ACT.
Ney Dunne of Jackson Shoots Himself
While Temporarily Insane.
Ney Dunne, captain of the 1908 foot
ball team of the state university, shot
himself with a revolver last Saturday
on the streets of his home town of
Jackson. He lingered until Sunday
evening when death ensued. Last
spring Dunne accompanied Fremont
Woodcock home from the state uni
versity and spent a couple of days
here. He was a bright young fellow
-and of a cheerful disposition, the last
person in the world whom one would
suspect of ever attempting to take his
own life. That he was mentally un
balanced, when he committed the rash
act is the opinion of all his friends.
Here is the press dispatch that tells
the sad story:
Jackson, Minn., June 15.Ney
Dunne, captain of the 1908 Minnesota
iootball team, who shot himself
through the breast while in a fit of
jealousy and nervousness Saturday
After holding his own during the
entire day and showing some hopes of
recovery, the hero of many football
battles passed quietly away last night
at 10:30 o'clock. None but the near
friends and relatives and his attend
ing physician were at the bedside
when the end came.
While the shot plowed a deep furrow
through the left lung, the physician
entertained slight hopes for his re
covery until the end, but medical as
sistance and care brought little more
than immediate relief to the sinking
champion. From the time the fatal
shot was fired, the well-known varsity
man underwent the strain with the
greatest courage and until the time
of his death kept up his spirits. His
iron constitution and wealth of vital
ity, however, proved insufficient, and
after struggling with death for almost
thirty-six hours, he succumbed.
Only a frenzy of temporary insanity
can account for his rash act. Crazed
by the humiliation of a supposed jilt
from a girl whom he held in high re
gard, the gridiron chief released his
hold on life and a promising* future,
and inflicted the fatal wound.
Dunne had asked a young woman
to attend a dance with him on Friday
night, but was refused, the young wo
man preferring the company of a bar
ber in Jackson. After the dance,
Dunne, with a friend, followed the
couple for a short distance, and on
coming up with them he drew his re
velver with the probable intention of
shooting his rival. At the moment he
was about to fire he turned the weapon
to his heart, and in view of his rival,
sweetheart and friend, fired.
REPUBLICAN NATIONAL CONVENTION
Opens In the Auditorium, Chicago, at Noon
The national republican convention
opened at the coliseum in Chicago on
Tuesday and the scene which marked
the gathering of the delegates was a
lively one. Vociferous cheers went up
for President Roosevelt and the inter
est in the great meeting was keen from
the start. Chairman Harry New
called the convention to order at 12:18
o'clock and spoke as follows:
"The hour has arrived for the rep
resentatives of the republican party
to meet in its fourteenth national ses
sion at the end of almost twelve con
secutive years of the most brilliant
administration in the history of the
world. There are those present in
this audience today who participated
in the party's first convention, and the
accomplishments of that party within
so brief a space in the life of men yet
living are almosc beyond belief. We
are here to assert our pride in what
has been done, to approve the
achievement of the past and more
especially to endorse and commend
the administration of President
Roosevelt and those policies which,
under his splendid administration,
have become known to the people of
this land as the policy of "square
A prayer by Bishop Muldoon fol
lowed, the call for the convention was
read by Secretary Malloy and Senator
J. C. Burrows of Michigan was
unanimously elected temporary chair
man. The senator then delivered the
keynote" speech of the convention.
It was a masterpiece of oratory which
advocated throughout the policies of
Tuesday was given over principally
to routine work but the enthusiasm
which prevailed was intense, and the
crowd, both in the convention hall and
on the street without, was immense
the largest which ever gathered upon
an occasion of this nature.
Yesterday the developments at the
convention may be summed up as
Credentials committee report
adopted and assurance given that
there will be no minority report.
Anti-injunction, woman suffrage,
employers' liability and bureau of
labor plank presented to resolution
committee by President Gompers of
the American Federation of Labor.
Henry Cabot Lodge was selected as
permanent chairman to succeed tem
porary chairman Burrows.
Strong vice-presidential fight in
progress between supporters* of Cum
mins of Iowa and Fairbanks of
The Burke resolution providing for
a change in the basis of representa
tion of states in republican national
convention is defeated by committee
At this time it does not seem prob
able that the presidential nomination
will be made until tomorrow, and the
vce-presidential nomination will of
course follow. Taft will be nominated
for president and Cummins or Fair
banks appear to stand the best show
for second place.
Too much rain. The growing crops
on the low lands and clay soil are
suffering from too much moisture.
The situation in many places, es
pecially in the town of Greenbush, is
serious. In many instances it has
become impossible for farmers to get
onto the'r land to plant potatoes.
The small grain is yellow and stunted,
and corn looks sicklythat crop is
very backward. The phenomenal cold
drizzly weather is having a deleterious
effect on all field and garden crops,
and bugs and cut worms are numer
ous and active. At the present writ
ing the outlook is far from encourag
ing and a few days of warm, sun
shiny weather would be a godsend.
Boys In Khaki March to Cambridge
and Are There Royally Enter-
tained by the Citizens.
They Arrive at Camp Lake View on
Monday in Splendid Trim for
Company started on Saturday,
via Cambridge, for the annual en
campment at Lake City. The boys
were accompanied so far as Cambridge
by the Princeton band. Before leav
ing Princeton they were all lined up
in the court house yard, where their
pictures were taken by County Audi
tor Whitney. Both the militia and
band presented a real military ap
pearance as they marched out of town.
A short distance out of Princeton
the warriors halted until they had lo
cated the advance guard, when they
renewed their march along the route
known as the South Green lase-Cam
bridge road. At 6:40 the company
arrived at a suitable camping ground
on Green lake outlet brook, about
nine miles from Princeton. The camp
was named "Camp Caley" in honor
of the company's valiant captain.
While tents were being pitched the
cooks prepared supper, which in
cluded a number of fried chickens, but
hardly sufficient to go around. Sup
per over, the band gave a concert and
the boys amused themselves in various
ways until the bugle gave notification
that it was time to roll into their beds
on the hard, cold ground.
Next morning camp was astir at
4:30 and after breakfast the company
had a short drill, which was followed
by guard mount. At 7:45 the com
pany, preceded by the band, fell into
line and the march to Cambridge was
resumed. The boys entered that town
at noon with band playing and colors
floating in the breeze. Every inhabi
tant of Cambridge had apparently
turned out to greet and welcome the
boys and a reception committee of cit
izens received them in a formal man
ner and extended the freedom of the
Tents were pitched near the railroad
station and dinner, consisting largely
of beans and coffee, partaken of.
There were no chickens served at this
repastnone within a convenient dis
tance. Directly after dinner the
Princeton ball teammostly mem
bers of Company Gplayed the Bra
hams on the Cambridge grounds and
defeated them by a score of 21 to S.
The principal feature of the game was
the batting of Smith, who hit the ball
into the next county and made a home
run. He could, however, have easily
made two runs on that hit.
Supper was eaten at 6 o'clock, fol
lowing which an exhibition drill,
guard mount and dress paiade were
given. The boys presented an impos
ing spectacle and demonstrated that
they were perfectly familiar with mili
During the company's stay in Cam
bridge it was most hospitably treated
by the citizensthere was nothing too
good for the boys in khaki.
On Monday morning the boys pulled
stakes early and were in readiness to
board the special train carrying the
Duluth, Eveleth and Hibbing con
tingents which arrived at 4:30.
A communication from Lake View
says the special arrived there at 11:30
a. m. and that guard was mounted at
once. Company G's detail consisted
of Privates Albert Anderson, Alvin
Anderson and Alvin Bemis, while
Captain Caley was made officer of the
day. The regiment in camp now con
sists of twelve companies and com
pany is one of the largest. Its po
sition is on the right side of the sec
ond battalion and visitors will be
Death of Leona Richards.
Leona, the 7-year-old daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. William Richard of
Dayton, died on Sunday evening,
June 7, after an illness of three
Funeral services were held on Tues
day afternoon, June 9, in the Catholic
church and were attended by many
friends of the family and the school
children. The white casket contain
ing the body was carried by six little
girls and was covered with a wealth
of carnations, sweet peas, roses and
wreaths of wild flowers placed upon it
by relatives, friends, school children
Leona Richard was one of the
brightest pupils in the primary de
partment of the Dayton school and a
general favorite among her class
mates. She possessed a ^lovable dis
position and was in every way a
model child. A father, mother,
brother and sister survive her.
PRINCETON, MULE LACS COUNTY, MINNESOTA, THURSDAY, JUNE 18, 1908.
MISS CROWE WEDS
Becomes Bride of Robert White, a
Popular Rural Mail Carrier
Residing at Ogilvie.
Ceremony Performed at Home of the
Bride's Parents, Mr. and Mrs.
T. A. Linton of Tolin.
Robert White of Ogilvie and Miss
Gussie L. Crowe of Tolin were united
in mariage at the home of the bride's
parents, Mr. and Mrs. T. A. Linton,
on Wednesday, June 10, at 2:30 p. m.
Rev. J- W. Heard of Princeton was the
A floral arch with a pretty back
ground of selected flowers had been
erected in the spacious parlor, and as
the wedding march from Lohengrin
was played on the piano by Mrs. Guy
Ewing the bridal party took up a
position under this arch. Marian
Cater acted as best man, and Daisy
Crowe, sister of the bride, as brides
maid. The ring service was used and
during the recessional, while a selec
tion from Mendelssohn was played by
Mrs. Ewing, the young peopie received
the congratulations of their friends.
A wedding dinner, which was par
taken of by a large number of guests,
followed the nuptial ceremony. The
young people were the recipients of
many gifts, among them being silver
ware, tables, chairs, dishes, linen and
other articles useful in housekeeping.
There were present at the wedding
many people from Ogilvie and Prince
ton and two sisters of the groom, Mrs.
Geo. 1$. Shipton of Minneapolis and
Mrs. John J. Miller of Hanover, 111.
Mr. White is a rural mail carrier on
one of the routes running out of
Ogilv-fp and his bride an accomplished
young* lady who has for two years
been engaged in teaching a large class
The Baldwin Flats to Be Improved
Mr. F. W. Nickerson of Elk River,
county surveyor and superintendent
of highways of Sherburne county, was
in town last Friday. He had been
over the road across the Baldwin flats
in company with Town Clerk Fisk and
the supervisors of that town. There is
every prospect that that piece of road
will be ditched, graded and put in
good condition this summer. Mr.
Nickerson intimated that the county
authorities would co-operate with the
Baldwin town board with that end in
view. All that is necessary to make
that piece of road passable at all sea
sons of the year is a little ditching
and grading and mixing some sand
with the black oil. In dry weather
this is a splendid piece of road, but in
the spring and fall, during tne rainy
season, it is an impassable bog.
Whatever improvements are made
should be of a permanent nature as it
is a much-traveled highway.
Graduates With High Rouors
Claude S. Morton, son of Mr. and
Mrs. Rufus P. Morton of Brickton,
graduated with high honors at the
Pillsbury academy. Owatonna, on
June 10. Mr. Morton was the saluta
torlan upon that occasion and his ad
dress was one of the most able ever
delivered at that widely-known insti
tution of learning. Throughout his
four-year course Claude S. Morton
averaged over 90 points in all of his
studiesa remarkably high average
for the classical course. He received
special honors in Latin, and in the
cadet competitive drill which was of
four hours continuous duration, he
was awarded the gold medal for pro
Mr. Morton, who is but 17 years of
age, is an honor to his parents and
the community in which he resides.
He expects to enter the state university
at the next term and there complete
Alias Dietz Starts a Paper,
A newspaper named the Sentinel
has been started at Cameron Dam
with Miss Elmyra Dietz, daughter of
John Dietz, as its editor in chief.
The following paragraphs extracted
from the first issue of the paper show
that Miss Dietz is making an endeavor
to give all the home news:
Mrs. Hattie Dietz is fasting to re
duce weight. Miss Helen Dietz had
the misfortune to cut her right hand
quite severely. Allie DeBroh hauled
ten bushels of potatoes for John Dietz
from Winter. Clarence and Leslie
Dietz are busy hauling rooks off the
new breaking. John Dietz is some
what delayed in planting his potatoes,
the ground being so wet, but other
garden truck is coming up fine. Every
evening one can see the beautiful deer
feeding on the Dietz farm.
Yesterday was the birthday anniver
sary of Mrs. F. M. Campbell and last
evening many friends of that estimable
lady gathered at her home to assist
in the due celebration of the event.
Among those present were the mem
bers of the Dorcas society and the
evening was very pleasantly passed
in social intercourse. Mrs. Campbell
was presented with a very pretty
memento of esteem from the assembled
Campers at Elk Lake Park.
Those camping at Elk Lake park
during the week were Mr. and Mrs. F.
L. Ludden, Mr. and Mrs. G. A. Eaton,
Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Woodcock and
family, Mrs. Jos. Craig and family.
Mr. and Mrs. Benj. Soule and family,
Mr. and Mrs. F. L. Small and son,
Mr. and Mrs. G. A. Coates and family
and Mr. and Mrs. G. I. Staples and
family were at their cottage over
Sunday. The number of visitors has
been many and fishing has been fairly
good. It is expected that the park will
this summer be better patronized than
ever. Every arrangement possible
has been made by Mr. Pratt for the
entertainment of visitors.
Attractive Exercises at Congregational
and Methedist Churches.
Children's day was jointly cele
brated with Flag day at the Congre
gational church on Sunday and the
program published in last week's
Union carried out. The audiences
were large at both the morning and
evening exercises and the program
was carried out in an admirable man
nerthe children, each and every
one, being thoroughly versed in their
parts. Pretty indeed, was the living
shield, composed of seventy-five chil
dren, and the musical numbers were
Great pains had been taken by
Misses Huse and Tomkins to train the
children for the shield presentation
and by Mrs. M. M. Stroeter to perfect
them in the musical part of the pro
gram, and the ladies are entitled to
much credit for the work performed
Children's day exercises of a very
entertaining nature were also given at
the Methodist church, the program
consisting of songs, recitations and
Very few Old Glories were flung to
the breeze on Flag day by the people
of Princeton, but the church decora
tions in honor of the occasion were
Improving a Sandy Koad.
People who travel that part of the
Princeton and Elk River road in the
town of Baldwin between Jack Van
Alstein's and the Battle Brook road
can see what a little grading and a
coat of straw will do towards improv
ing a very sandy stretch of road. The
oats on both sides of this piece of
highway are growing nicely. When
the grain attains a sufficient height it
can be cut and a part of it applied to
the traveled highway and part of it
can be saved for future use. Next
year the clover can be used for the
same purpose, and eventually this
will become a splendid piece of road.
Drivers of teams and automobiles are
earnestly requested to keep to the cen
ter of the roadkeep off the growing
grain. If the experiment proves a
success, and we certainly believe it
will, it will be demonstrated how easy
it is to improve and keep in good con
dition the sandiest of sandy roads.
Gasolenic Disploder Collapses.
C. A. Jack, who started on Sunday
per auto for the state convention of
pill rollers at Alexandria, experienced
much difficulty in pursuing his course.
He struck some mighty deep chuck
holes and at times he thought his
machine would surely give up the
ghost. The spiral propulsion jiggers
were thrown put of joint, the paral
lels crankumtugs split and the
gasolenic disploder collapsed. But
Charley was equal to the occasion.
He fixed up the machine with wire,
binding twine and a tube from a
cream separator borrowed from a
farmer and managed to reach a repair
shop in St. Cloud. From then on ail
Dance Was Well Attended.
Many people attended the dance at
Elk Lake park on Thursday evening
and, as visual, passed a delightful
time. The evening was just right for
dancingcool and comfortableand
the orchestra was. kept particularly
busy. This orchestra, consisting of
Mrs. H. B. Fisk, Chas. Umbehocker
and Fred Murphy, discoursed excel
lent up-to-date music. Those who are
fond of dancingand the majority of
people arewill have an opportunity
to pass many a pleasant evening this
season in the spacious pavilion at Elk
Lake park.- The Union will an
nounce the date of the next dance.
Catholic Church Sapper.
The ladies of St. Edward's
Catholic church will serve supper in
the Odd Fellow's hall on Wednesday
evening, June 24, from 6 to 8. A
cordial invitation is extended to the
VOLUME XXXII. NO. 26
Catholics of St. Edwards Parish Con-
tribute Liberally Toward Em-
bellishment of Church.
Erection of a New Edifice is Being
Talked of by flembers of the
Over $1,000 in cash has been sub
scribed for the purpose of installing
memorial windows in the St. Edward's
Catholic church. This is more than is
required to replace every window in
the edifice, and the committee is highly
gratified at the ready response. In
fact the spirit of generosity has been
so highly manifested that the build
ing o'ia new church is being talked of.
The church has, upon maDy occasions,
proved inadequate to accommodate
the worshipers and the congregation
is fast increasing in number, therefore
a new edifice is a necessity.
To Father Levings, the genial, be
loved and popular priest who presides
over the parish, is due the success of
St. Edwards church. He has, by his
untiring efforts, succeeded in bringing
the congregation up from a mere
handful, figuratively speaking, to its
present numbera number of which
he might well feel proud.
A liberal response would un
doubtedly be made to a call for sub
scriptions to erect a new Catholic
church in Princeton.
Defeats Braham at Cambridge on Sunday
Afternoon by Score of 21 to 8.
The Company G. baseball team
played Braham Sunday afternoon
upon the Cambridge grounds and
won by the decisive score of 21 to 8.
Fred Haas, who pitched for the
Princeton team, had all kinds of speed
and had the Braham bunch hooked
up proper. He twirled an exception
ally fine game. In the seventh inning
Smith dished them up to the Braham
ites and also had them going. Then
to show Braham that Princeton had
plenty of pitchers Roos went in and
sent a few fast ones over the plate.
Jess Angstman caught for Princeton
and too much cannot be said for his
grand backstop work. It was impos
sible to get anything by him and he
went after everything and got every
thing be went after. He caught men
off the bases like a veteran and they
gave up the idea of stealing. The
boys all played well and drove the
leather to every corner of the field.
The features of the game were the
pitching of Haas, the catching of
Angstman, the home run by Smith
and the stick work of H. Marshall,
Clough and Cordiner. The score by
innings: Princeton .10^60402 01 9 i
Braham 100013300 7 6
Two-base hits, Haas, H. Marshall,
Chouinard: home run, Smith: double
plays, Umbehocker to Clough: time.
2 hours: umpire, Rogers: scorer,
Those over from Princeton to see
the game were: Mr. and Mrs. P. L.
Roadstrom, Mr. and Mrs. Victor Osell,
Mrs. C. A. Caley, Miss Bandemer,
Albert Anderson. Bert Bates. Archie
Jones. John Stum, Dr. G. R. Caley,
Joe Craig, jr., Miss Minnie Swanson,
Miss Roadstrom, Miss Agnes Peter
son and Miss Jessie Williams.
Trout Fry Received
Magnus Sjoblom and William Cor
diner received ten cans of trout
from the state game and fish commis
sion which they have consigned to the
waters of Spectacle lake and North
brook. The trout placed in Spectacle
lake were of the brown variety and
those in North brook speckled5,000
of each. Ten thousand more will be
received later in the season.
July 4 at Elk Lake Park.
July Fourth wil be celebrated at Elk
Lake park with a dance afternoon
and evening, a display of fireworks,
etc. The gasoline launches will run
throughout the day and a big crowd is
expected to be in attendance. Ice
cream^ light refreshments, cigars, etc.,
may be obtained on the grounds.
You will enjoy the day if you go to
Elk Lake park on the Fourth.
Republican primaries to elect dele
gates to county convention are being
held all over the county this after
noon. It is to be hoped that there
will be a good turnout of voters and
that each precinct will be fully repre
sented in the county convention next
Well Said, Hary.
Chancellor Day of Syracuse univer
sity has been granted a long leave of
absence for a trip around the world.
It would not be an irreparable loss if
he should forget to come back.NewsrM
and Comment, News-Tribune.