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G3* Farm Fireside.
Gleanings by Oar Country
Mr. Cook of Mora spent Sunday at
the Mickelson home.
Dr. Cooney called on a number of
patients here last Saturday.
Rev. Borst will preach in the
Methodist church on Thanksgiving
Bernice Robertson went to Elk
River Monday to visit her sister, Mrs.
Mrs. Ed. Healy came up from Elk
River Saturday to visit relatives
James Walley of Anoka was here
Thursday and Friday repairing the
autos in town.
James Foley and Mr. and Mrs. E.
H. Foley went to Anoka Monday to
attend the funeral of Mrs. Conroy.
County Attorney Tyler and Sheriff
Ihff were here Monday to investigate
the shooting scrape that occurred a
short time ago.
Herbert Calder from Canada is
here getting the fixtures out of the
creamery. He intends starting a
creamery at his home town.
Mr. and Mrs. Heffner, Henry Swan
son and Mr. and Mrs. Pratt went to
Minneapolis in their autos Sunday,
returning Monday morning.
After a long rest the band boys met
for practice last Monday evening and
will meet regularly during the fall and
winter. Not many towns the size of
this can boast of so efficient a band.
Mrs. Price, who was Miss Susie
O'Connor and taught school here, has
been visiting friends here and, after
a short stay in the cities with rela
tives, will return to her home in
Harry Pratt is responsible for the
following: About 9 o'clock Thursday
night some one discovered a blaze
north of town. Harry Pratt, Henry
Swanson, Jay Smith and Chauffeur
James Walley jumped into Swanson's
auto and started north at a forty mile
clip thinking to assist some farmer
that might be in trouble. Following
the light they soon came to Princeton
and found the fire was over in
Canada. Over they rushed and as
sisted the family in removing their
household goods to a place of safety.
On their return they met the Princeton
fire department with their eyes partly
glued together inquiring where "the
fire was and were informed that they
had ]ust came down from the north
pole with the records to ascertain
which was the biggest prevaricator
Cook, Peary or Pratt.
Frightful Fate Averted.
'I would have been a cripple for
life from a terrible cut on my knee
cap," writes Frank Disberry, Kelli
her, Minn.," without Bucklen's Arni
ca Salve, which soon cured me." In
fallible for wounds, cuts and bruises,
it soon cures burns, scalds, old sores,
boils, skin eruptions. World's best
for piles. 25c at C. A.. Jack's.
Look out for some more broken
wagons next Saturday.
The attendance at Sunday school at
the Gates' school house last Sunday
was very small.
Two new scholars were enrolled in
district 32 last MondayDaisy Mott
and Emil Riebe.
Mr. and Mrs. Peter Henschel visited
Mr. and Mrs. Carl Hoeft of Bogus
Brook last Sunday.
Mrs. Aaron Steeves visited her
daughter, Mrs Rines of Princeton,
last Saturday and returned home on
Oscar Bengston, who has been in
Dakota harvesting and threshing
since the middle of August, returned
home last week.
Rev. and Mrs. Larson of Princeton
were pleasantly entertained at the
home of Mi. and Mrs. Ernest Radeke
one day last week.
We hear that Ed. Hall had one hand
quite badly m]ured last Monday
evening while on his way home from
town by coming in contact with a
Mrs. Henry Steeves received word
last week that her uncle, Frank Hall,
who left here some time ago to go to
Milwaukee, is in a hospital in Minne
apolis laid up with a broken leg.
Quite a number of friends and rela
tives of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Dibblee
visited them last Sunday They were
Mr. and Mrs. L. Bockoven, Mrs
Louis Larson, Mr. and Mrs. Frank
Schilling, Mrs. Manke and Mr. and
Mrs. Reinhold Manke.
Next Saturday evening there is to
be a basket social and short Hallow
e'en program at the Gates' school
house. The money raised from the
sale of baskets will be used to pur
chase a clock and lamps for the
school house. All are cordially in
vited to attend. Ladies please bring
On Thursday afternoon of last week
the Woman's Auxiliary held a very
pleasant meeting at the home of Mrs.
JJmil Lundgren. Lunch was served
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by the hostess and her daughter. The
next meeting will be at the home of
Mrs. Mott on November 4. All
members who can do so are requested
to be present, as there is an extra
amount of work to be done.
Mr. and Mrs. August Kriesel visited
with Lee Hass Sunday.
Harry Johnson of Bemidji was at
Chas. Tompkins' a few days last
J. D. Chapman of Richwood, Ohio,
is here on a visit to his brother, J.
Among those who visited Princeton
last Friday were Adna Smith, Clark
Severance and A. J. Reynolds.
Miss Margaret Chapman went to
Cambridge Sunday, where she will
spend some time at the dressmaking
Miss Emma Erickson, who has been
making an extended visit with her
sister in California, lately returned to
her home here.
Dr. C. E. Anderson and G. C. Smith
of Cambridge were in town last
Wednesday. They came over in the
Mrs. A. J. Johnson of Spencer
Brook visited with her sisters in the
twin cities from Saturday until Tues
day of last week.
Carlton Smith and Ray McKenney
started on a pleasure trip last Friday.
They expect to make the trip from
here to Cambridge in a rowboat,
camping out at night.
The town board, together with E.
D. Hall, one of the county commis
sioners, met last Wednesday to select
the site for the new bridge. It will be
at the mouth of the brook which is
quite a distance above the site of the
A large number of people from here
attended the Martin Brant wedding
which occurred at the home of the
bride in Bradford Sunday. Mr. and
Mrs. Brant, who will live in British
Columbia, started for that country on
Miss Florence Johnson, who has
been at home the past week visiting
her parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. J.
Johnson, and brother, Aldon John
son, went to Princeton on Monday to
enter the Northwestern Hospital
Training School for Nurses.
Talk about children puzzling their
parents with their budding originality.
The following conversation took place
lately between a little four-year-old
girl of this town and her father. She
had accompanied her father to the
cornfield when she said: "Papa, God
makes everything, does He?" Where
upon papa replied that he believed
He did. "Well, did He make that
corn?" "Yes, I planted the seed and
God made it grow." "And did He
send you down the seed?" We
haven't heard what the reply to the
last question was.
Sickening headaches, indigestion,
constipation, indicate unhealthy con
dition of the bowels. Hollister's
Rocky Mountain Tea makes the
bowels work naturally and restores
your system to perfect health and
strength. Begin tonight. C, A.
A. Blair is busy hauling spuds for
Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Grow went to
St. Cloud last week.
Sam Tilley is doing some threshing
in our neighborhood again.
Mrs. A. E. Grow has engaged Miss
Maude Fradette to do her housework.
Henry Sager has purchased a new
wagon. He intends to show us how to
Mr. and Mrs. S. Grow have return
ed to Princeton from Beach, N. D.,
and Sid says there is no place like
E. Zimple delivered 1,000 bushels of
spuds to the Princeton Produce com
pany last week. Frank Blair did the
hauling for him.
Wm. Schram is working for Lloyd
Jos. Pohl attended the football
game on Saturday.
Jos. Johnson returned from Min
neapolis on Monday.
Mr. Grow of Greenbush was out this
way buying livestock on Monday.
Jacob Ellenbaum and others took
livestock to Princeton on Tuesday.
Sammy, what is the matter with
Greenbush? Greenbush is all right.
Nick Essig bought some brick from
the Henry Kuhn brickyard on Mon
Lieut. Henry Marshall of Company
was out this way hunting on Fri
Frankie Pohl had some feed ground
by the Uglem Co. at Long Siding on
Mrs. Lloyd Boyn visited her par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. Gustave Schram,
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Uglem and
baby visited friends in this vicinity
Leo Pohl is playing with the
Princeton high school football team.
On Saturday our team won a grand
and glorious victory over Montlcello
to the tune of 31 to 0.
Rev. Father Levings went hunting
along the river on Monday and secur
ed all kinds of game.
Carl Rick and Herman Kuhrke were
over this way on Saturday in regard
to threshing business.
Thomas Yotten, Gust Lueck, Fred
Schimming and others are busy haul
ing potatoes to Princeton.
George Neely and Fred Ross, the
boss potato buyers of Princeton,
were pleasant visitors in this neigh
borhood on Sunday.
It will certainly require an extra
session of the legislature to have
those sandy spots in the road strawed.
Are the officials dead or just asleep?
Henry Avery, our accommodating
merchant at Princeton, is doing a
land office business. On Monday
evening a bunch of boys bought nine
overcoats. That's right, boys that
is the best possible way to spend your
Mrs. Frank Walker is acting as
substitute for Mr. Walker while he is
attending to the farm duties. Mrs.
Walker had some disagreeable
weather a while ago but the roads are
in an excellent condition for the most
Dr. C. S. Neumann, the veterinary
surgeon, was out this way on Tues
day and Thursday on professional
business. Anyone having a sick oi
wounded animal should call the doc
tor at once and thus save trouble,
expense and valuable livestock.
Quite a number attended the mask
ball at Markgraf's hall Saturday
evening. Philip Beers won the prize
for the homeliest costume and Miss
Gertrude Markrgaf won the prize for
the prettiest costume. There was a
big crowd. Fred Ross and Fred
Bach furnished the music.
Lots of hunters and no ducks.
Walter Krienke has been visiting
his uncle, C. F. W. Krienke.
Mrs. Peter Johnson has been visit
ing her mother, Mrs. K. Olson.
Dan Wendt, who has been visiting
friends in Minneapolis, returned home
There are lots of potatoes to dig in
this vicinity. Every one is trying to
get them out.
Edith Mitchell, who has been visit
ing her sister, Mrs. Dan Wendt, has
returned to her home.
Mrs. T. A. Linton and Miss Crowe
visited Mrs. R. E. White at Ogilvie
two days of last week.
Claus Lind, the Spring Vale
creamery wagon driver, is still col
lecting cream in this vicinity and will
continue to do so on every Friday
throughout the winter.
Miss Bertha Hanson left for Min
neapolis last week.
Miss Esther Koenig has returned to
her school in district 19.
Miss Frieda Norberg of Blomford is
visiting at H. Hanson's.
Miss Anna and Walter Holm were
guests at the home of H. Hanson.
Herman Nagle, who is grubbing for
L. N. Berg, called on his folks at
Mr. Jas. Brueckner and Olaf
Strand berg made a business trip to
Cambridge last week.
The Baptist Sewing society
held its auction last Friday night at
the church. It was an enjoyable oc
Mrs. Jos. Brueckner and Mrs.
Lawrence Berg were pleasantly enter
tained at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
A. N Holm on Sunday.
THE PLAIN TRUTH
What More Can the Princeton People
When well-known residents and
highly respected people of Princeton
make such statements as the follow
ing, it must carry conviction to every
Mrs. Mary J. Chute, across the
river, Princeton, Minn., says:
"About three years ago I used Doan's
Kidney Pills for a long standing case
of kidney trouble, they cured me and
the cure remained permanent until
about a year ago. At that time I met
with an accident and my kidneys
became disordered. My back ached
severely and the least sudden move
ment would cause sharp pains to dart
through my loins. I often suffered
from dizzy spells and headaches. My
eyes became very weak and the
kidney secretions were irregular. In
spite of the use of many remedies, I
failed to get any better and at last
when Doan's Kidney Pills were
brought to my attention I procured
a box at the Home Drug Store. They
gave me prompt and permanent relief
and I am very grateful."
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