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1 6e Farm Fireside,
Gleanings by Our Country
Wedding bells will soon be ringing
John Newman and Pete Daml were
in town Sunday.
We are surely receiving our share
of the rain this fall.
Clara Sandquist spent Sunday at
her home in Greenbush.
O. Lind and G. Hanson visited at
Sandquist's on Sunday.
Albert Johnson and family dined
at J. Levau's on Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Scheller spent
Sunday at Jake Mahler's.
Marion Lee is here on an extended
visit at the Y. Lantz home.
J. J. Knutsen's house is nearing its
completion and it is surely a mag
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Gramer and
sons, Harvey and Clayton, Sundayed
at Luther Jones'.
Frank Beden was seen out riding
with his best girl, Dave Sandquist.
This must be prevented.
Frank Lindquist and Charlie Sand
berg were pleasantly entertained at
Kronstrom's on Sunday.
Misses Mary Knutsen, Alma Her
manson and Fred Erickson spent Sun
da^ at the Ayers' home.
The Misses Mabel and Minnie Kron
strom of Princeton spent Saturday
and Sunday with their parents here.
Mr. and Mrs. Aug. Barnick are
very busy cooking sorghumgetting
ready fur winter. Nothing like it,
Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Erickson and
family were entertained by Robt
Christopherson and wife at dinner on
A card party was given by the M.
D. S. club at the hall on Saturday
evening A large number was present
and all enjoyed themselves im
A large crowd from here started for
the Long Siding dance last Saturday
evening but met with an accident and
had to dance toward home. Try it
The ball game pulled off on the
Estes Brook diamond Sunday was
surely a humdinger. It was indeed the
fastest of the season and was played
between the Swifts and Scrubs. The
game resulted in a tie at the ninth
inning, but another one changed the
situation, when the Swifts won over
the Scrubs by a score of 2 fco 3. This
was the last game of the season. A
large crowd was there and the rooting
Rev. Nelson of Moose Lake held
services in the Opstead school house
last Sunday afternoon.
Chas Swanson was down from Mal
mo for a visit with his many friends
around here last Sunday.
Next Sunday Rev. Hans Blomgren
of Grove City will hold services in
the Baptist church at 11 o'clock a. m.
Chas. L. Peterson of Eastwood, who
has been very sick for a long time,
still remains in a serious condition.
We all hope he will soon recover.
The farmers around here and at
Eastwood and Malmo are busy haul
ing potatoes to Redtop. Redtop is
.getting to be quite a potato market.
We understand that Albert Hag
berg, dealoc in general merchandise
.at Redtop, has sold his store to Holm,
& Kalberg of Opstead, who will tak
possession in a short time.
N. Burman of Malmo is in Red
top in charge of the potato business
for the American Society of Equity
of Eastwood and Malmo. They are
loading out two or three carloads
A. Hubers and Lester Kempton
made a trip to Milaca last week in the
interest of the co-operative creamery.
The young peoples' society of dis
trict 9 met at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. Andrew Olson on Saturday
evening, October 14.
Our schoolma'ams, Miss Colburn
and Miss Carlson, were pleasantly
entertained at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. L. Kempton last week.
Rev. Fleming, who has been holding
a series of religious meetings in dis
tricts 6 and 9, has returned to his
home in Minneapolis. Rev. Fleming
is a gentleman whom it is a pleasure
Fred Lemke bought a horse from
Miss Gertrude Giese was visiting at
home on Sunday.
Miss Maggie Giese left for Toledo,
Ohio, on Monday.
Miss Martha Mueller left for Minne
apolis on Monday.
There will be a dance at Popple
lake on October 21.
Nothing doing in Crown since the
baseball season closed. We miss the
boys' smiling faces and Pitcher Ray's
Miss Ida Lemke called on Lena
Whittlof on Sunday.
Charley Hierlingea was a pleasant
caller at H. Stoeckel's on Sunday.
Misses Lena and Ragnate Polster
were visiting at H. Schulte's on Sun
The dance at Stanford was well at
tended. The kids all report a fine
Miss Freda Grams and Blanche
Douglas visited at J. Stoeckel's on
The Misses Martha and Elina
Maihack visited at J. H. Stoeckel's
Oscar Swedberg was a Princeton
visitor on Tuesday.
Mrs. H. E. Jones left for Rockville
on Friday for a visit with relatives
Mr. and Mrs. Albin Swenson took
dinner with Mr. and Mrs. L. Her in
Milaca on Sunday.
Mrs. Kate Niesen left last week for
Stanchfield lake for a visit with her
daughter, Mrs. Ed. Hall.
Westling Bros, have returned from
Glendorado with their threshing rig
and are now threshing in this vicinity.
Mr. and Mrs. Ole Swedberg and
daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Ole Folwick
and family, Miss Rose Ames, Miss
Ella Carlson and Messrs. Helger
Hanson, Louis and Pete Niesen and
as. Westling were callers at the
Hofferbert home on Sunday.
GLENDORADO AND SANTIAGO.
Rev. Tracy helped Odegard Bros,
invoice at the store on Friday.
Miss Lena Thompson of Blue Hill
is clerking at the Santiago store.
Jens Jenso and Andrew and Isaac
Solberg departed for the woods last
Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Odegard moved
into the creamery house in Glen
dorado on Saturday.
Mrs. Henry Moey of Minneapolis is
visiting at the home of her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. A. Aleckson.
Mr. and Mrs. L. D. Larson moved
onto the former's parents farm last
Fiiday. There they will reside in the
The Young Ladies'union of Santi
ago will meet with Miss Emma John
son at that place on Saturday after
noon. October 21.
Walter Nelson was taken very ill
and conveyed to the Northwestern hos
pital last week but at present writing
is greatly improved.
The Glendorado school opened on
Monday after a two weeksy
The teacher, Miss Donovan, spent the
vacation at her home i Folej.
The many friends of Miss Carrie
Nelsoa, who is suffering from appes
dicitis at the Northwestern hospital,
are pleased to hear she is improving,
Durisg the past seven days-potatoes
have been coming in steadily, most
of them of the Burbaak variety, and
prices have ruled about the same- as
last week. Since last Thursday about
80 oars have been sMpned from the
warehouses and up to Sfcfcurday,
October 14, 44& carloads- h&v^ goe
out this- season.
I have purchased a new chimney
sweeping apparatus wiih a cempleta
set of brushes and am prepared to do
good work and give satisfaction.
Prices: one chimneyr $1.0$ tw*o
chimneys, $1.50. Lea?o orders at
Kaliher's barneither phone, Nv 23*
43-tfc U. L. Cwlee.
tyiih on iKdfson.
There aro many stones or dic=^.
One of bis early childhood is recorded
on tho authority of his only sister.
When he was about six years old he
found out that a goose belonging to
the family was sitting. Later he saw
the surprising result m. a number of
goslings One day he was missing. He
was sought everywhere, but no one
could find him until at length fads
father discovered him in. the bam
curled up in a nest he had mado and
filled with goose eggs and hen. eggs.
He- was sitting on the eggs and trying
ta hatch them!London. Ta.tl.er.
The French Canadian always has
trouble with the aspirate "th.H
debating club in the province of Que
bec members were required to draw
a slip from a hat and debate upon the
subject they received. A young coun
"I have drew the word 'bat/ I must
told you dere is two, tree different kind
Of bat. Dere is de bat wot you play
the baseball, wit, de bat wot fly in de
air at night and also de bat where
you take de swim."Success Maga
After the Honeymoon.
"Anyhow, Jack, you cannot say that
I ran after you at the time of our
^'You never spoke a truer word, Ma
ria, but neither does the mousetrap
ran* after the mouse, yet it catches
tihin the same."
*'Miss Ella, -was your bazaar a suc-
"GloriousI All he. men &ad Jo walk
NAPOLEON AND SUICIDE.
His Draft of Poison and His Com
ments on Self Destruction.
It is said that when all seemed lost
to Napoleon in 1814the year before
Waterloohe thought of suicide as an
end to his career. lie actually took
a draft of poison, but the essential
element in the concoction had lost its
efficacy. He, however, conquered his
inclination to self destruction, which
he ever afterward held in abhorrence,
even during his hopeless exile at St.
Helena. When during his first con
sulship one of his grenadiers killed
himself Napoleon issued an order to
"The Grenadier Gobain has killed
himself owing to a love affair. He
was otherwise an excellent soldier.
The first consul commands that the
guards should be informed that a sol
dier ought to conquer the grief and
bitterness of his passions that there
is the same courage in enduring with
patience the pangs of the soul as in
facing bravely the fire of a battery. To
give oneself up to grief without resist
ance or to kill oneself to escape is to
abandon the field of battle before being
In a conversation with Goethe, Na
poleon blamed the poet for allowing
Werther to commit suicide, and 1816
he said to O'Meara*
"Suicide is the act of a gambler who
has lost everything or of a ruined
profligate. I have always thought that
a man shows more courage in support
ing the evils that afflict him than in
getting rid of his life."
TRAGIC IN ITS BREVITY.
The Story of the Duel Between Hamil
ton and Burr.
The story of the Hamilton-Burr duel
is tragic in its brevity. The little party
of fivethe principals, their seconds
and the surgeonwas on the ground
not long after sunrise. The prelimi
naries were soon arranged. As Pen
dleton, Hamilton's second, gave him
his pistol he asked, "Will you have the
"Not this time," was the significant
reply, and then the men faced each
According to the best authorities
upon a disputed subject, Burr fired at
the word. At the report Hamilton
started forward with a convulsive
movement, reeled, involuntarily dis
charging his pistol into the foliage
above him, and fell headlong Burr,
with an expression of pain upon his
face, sprang toward him, but Yan Ness,
his second, seized him by the arm and
hurried him down the bank and into
Hamilton, being lifted up, re\hed
for a moment and gasped, "This is a
mortal wound, doctor" Relapsing
again into unconsciousness, he was
again revived by the fresh air of the
river. "Pendleton knows," he said,
trying to turn toward his friends, "t^tat
I did not intend to fire at him."
At 2 the afternoon following he- had
breathed his last.
The Snake Stone.
THE PRINCETON inSTIOST: THURSDAY, OCTOBER 19,1911.
In mostt accounts of snake charming
in India ?h& snake stone plays an im
portant pftxt. When the charmer is- bit-
ten the stone is applied to the bite and
is supposed to aid in his recovery.
Writing im the London Field, Lieuten
ant L. HTaeSsenzie gives some notes on
two offcheso"stones, which he had tne
opportunity f seeing. They were tri
angular in shape, flat and' rounded',
with smooth polished black surfaces.
They are said! t!o come from the hills of
Tibet and! to &e the solidified saliva of
the markhor. Thi animal? is spoken
off in Lieutenant Mackenzie's note as
tfee "Persian snake eater." Its salira
is thought' to contain an antidote feo
snake poison. Th markhor is a spe
cies of wild gesst fevamd in India, Tibt
Jan af Arc's Be&.
In the cathedral enured of Notre
Dame, Paras, Shere is a bell wliifcn
dates from the days of Jean of Arc
"the blessed' beiT* which sounded the
tocsin when the1
Maid of Orleans ap
peared in August, 1429, and Paris was
besieged by the- English. This historic
bell, referred to by Vctor Huge* in
"Notre Dame e?e Paris," was givea to
the cathedral in 1400 by Jean de Mon
taign. I was refoundeel in 1686 and
then rebaptized! under the name of Em
manuel Louise Therese- in honor of
Louis XIV. and Marie Therese of Aus
He Knew Jim.
Jim &ad made an unsuccessful at
tempt to eonquer the world and came
back to the Tennessee town dirty,.
worn out and hungry.
"Uncle John," he said melodramati
cally,. "I came horns to die."
"No, dod gast yan," said unsympa
thetic Uncle Jim, "you came home to
It Surely Wiif.
"And you like- chicken, Sam?"
"Gee! I certainly doesv boss."
"And you get 'em once in awMle?"
"Oh, sure, boss, I gets 'em."
"How do you get 'em, Sam?"
"Well, boss, you know dat T sayin',
'Love will find the way.'"Yonkers
AdaMen are slow! It took him
nearly two hours to propose to me
last night FlossAnd how long did it
take you to accept him, dear? Ada
Just two seconds.
BinksConfound it! I've gone and
sat down on that chair I varnished
this morning. Mrs. BinksWell, for
once you've stuck to your work.Bos
I 4. 4. 5unday and Weekday
I Announcements. METHODIST.
Sunday, October 22Usual morning
and evening services. Subject of
sermon for morning service, "A Lot
to Do for evening service, "The
World's Great Hero and Leader."
E. B. Service, Pastor.
Sunday, October 22Morning ser
vice at 10:45 subject, "The Father
hood of God and Its Far-Reaching
Implications prelude and postlude,
anthem by choir, trombone solo, "An
Meere," by Albert Moe, orchestral
music. Sunday school at 12 m.
Evening service at 7:30, sermon by the
pastor. A brass quartet under the
direction of Albert Moe will render
Next Sunday morning services will
be held in Saron church, Greenbush,
at 10:30 Sunday school at 9:30.
Afternoon services will be held in
the Emanuel church, Princeton, at 3
The Y. P. S. of the Emanuel church
will meet on Friday, October 27, at 8
pi m., with Gust Swanson. All are
cordially invited to attend.
The Ladies' Aid society of Livonia
church, Zimmerman, will meet on
Thursday, October 26, at 2 p. m., with
Mrs. Martinson. All are welcome.
August Lundquist, Pastor.
Sam Shaw has gone to Lowry,
Minn., to succeed Archie Jones as
buttermaker at the co-operative
creamery of that place. Sam is a
graduate of the Princeton Co-oper
ative creamery and is a good butter
maker. Mr. Jones has gone to
Bemidji to work.
J. A. Ross' farm, containing 12
acres, situated half a mile northeast
of the village, has been sold to Wm.
Wurtzhuber. Sjoblom Bfos'. farm of
160 acres, southwest of Spencer Brook,
has also been sold to a man from
South Dakota. F. J. Bockoven ne
gotiated the sales.
Bally Day at Congregational Cfrnreh
On Sunday morning a rally day
program was presented in the Congre
gational church and it was carried
out in a manner deserving of much
creditthe songs by the school chil
dren, recitations and the instrumental
selections by the orchestra were all
admirably rendered. The program
was the best ever presented at a rally
day observance in Princeton and
much praise has been heard from all
Wahkon May Have a Factory.
Wahkon may have a tub and pail
factory, according to the Enterprise.
Wisconsin parties have been looking
over the ground and have concluded
that there is raw material sufficient to
justify the erection of a factory.
Every inducement passible should be
offered to seoure the factory. We
have too few manufacturing plants in
Mille Lacs county.
I WANT COLUMN!
85F" Notices under this head will be inserted
at one cent per word No advertisement will
be published in this column for less than 15 cts
LOSTA pair of glasses at a farm
house about 10 sailes north of
Princeton and three miles east of
Pease, by one of two- gentlemen who
stayed over night with these people
oa October 5. Will the finder com
municate with W. A. Norelius, 406
Palace Bldg., Minneapolis, and re
ceive due reward."
WANTEDA competent girl for
general housework in a-small fami
ly in a modern house. City wages
will b& paid the right kind.of a girl.
Apply at or write to- i office.
FOK SALEA heifer calf, 2 months
old, seven-eighth Jersey. E. F.
Milbrath, south of Catholic church.
POUNDA ring. Owner may re
cover same upoa application to
Miss Margaret I. King.
The quotations hereunder are thostj
prevailing on Thursday morning at the
time of going to press:
GRAINj HAY, ETC.
Wheat, No. 1 Northern $1.01
Wheat, No. 2 Northern 98
Wheat, No. 3 Northern 94
Wheat, No. 4 Northern 90
Wheat, Rejected 8S
Wild hay 6.50
Tame hay 10.00
Fat beeves, per ft 3o@4c
Calves, per ft 4c 5c
Hogs, per cwt $7.00@ $7.50
Sheep, per ft 3c@4e
Hens, old, per ft 8c
Springers, per ft 10c
Minneapolis, Wednesday evening.
Wheat, No. 1 hard, $1.12 No. 1 Nor
thern, $1.11 No. 2 Northern, $1.10.
White Oats, 46c No. 3, 45c.
Flax, No. 1, $2.40.
Corn, No. 3 Yellow, 74c.
Stewart Range at
to Hi \b
A good sized oven, nickel
trimmed, high warming clos
et, made of beat cold rolled
steel. Warranted in e\er\
P. P. Stewart
We wish to impress upon you
the importance of bu\ ing a P. P.
Stewart Heater. It will reduce
your coal bill, and give you more
heat than any other made.
We have them in different sizes
and styles from
Evens Hardware Co.
We -wish to ad^iso \oa that we have arrang-ed with the Standard Oil
Co for a carload of Steel Barrels, which can be used for storage
tanks. These Ddiie^ are for jour use and should last a lifetime.
When emptj, load on to \our wagon, bring to town and we will fill
them with Perfection Oilthe Best Water White Oil on the market,
and \ou can s^et it from us at any and all times.
Read the Following Description
of the Steel Barrels
Made from IS gauge STEEL, elded throughoutchimes reinforced
with inch iron bar2 inch bung and inch vent plug in one end,
galvanized both inside and outpainted black on outside. A inch
BRASS LEVER FAUCET with each barrel. Take out vent plug,
screw in faucet and jou have an ideal tank.
One of These Barrels Filled With
Evens Hardware Co.
C. H. Nelson
Mcllhargey Hdw. Co.
J. C. Herdliska
One of These Barrels
Filled With 55 Gallons
of Perfection Oil for
Place your order with us now. If you cannot come in, 'phone us
so we can set aside what you want.
R. D. Byers
A. E. Allen & Co.
F. T. Kettelhodt
Caley Hdw. Co.- 7+
Princeton Auto Co. A