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5* Farm Fireside
Gleanings by Our Country
Arvid Hanson spent Sunday at A.
Walter Holm called at A. W. Ander
son's last Monday evening.
L. Berg and O. Rodengen left for
Bruno last Saturday to hunt deer.
Victor Hanson and Paul Holm have
gone to Mizpah, where they will
spend the winter.
Miss Agnes Hanson spent Sunday
with her home folks and returned to
school on Monday.
Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Rodengen of
Artichoke are visiting at L. N.
Berg's for a couple of weeks.
Miss Ella Hendrickson and Elsie
Brueckner spent Sunday with the
former's parents at Cambridge.
Millet Simonson spent Saturday
evening at the Magnus home.
George Hubbard has gone to the
woods, where he will spend the winter.
Paul and Philip Magnus visited
with Arthur and James Hubbard on
Three cheers for the snow and here's
hoping we may have some sleigh ride
On account of the bad weather there
was no dance at Mrs. Huldah Hub
bard's but it will be held on Satur
day evening next. Everybody come.
A good time is assured.
Roy Bachelor was pleasantly sur
prised last Friday evening by a large
number of friends, the occasion being
his thirtieth birthday anniversary.
The evening was spent in playing
games and at midnight a dainty lunch
was served. Roy's friends departed
wishing him many happy returns of
Those pleasantly entertained on
Saturday evening at the bachelor club
meeting given by Tom and Frank
Hubbard were Arthur and Lewis Hal
vorson, Torvel and Carl Klauson,
Rienard Simonson, Knute Kittilson,
Clarence Stowe, George Hanson and
Halvor Nelson. Playing whist was
the order of the evening and at 12
o'clock lunch was served. In the
small hours of the morn the party
John Holtman left on Friday for
his home at Baldwin, Wis.
Henry Akeman is doing some car
penter work at Albert Reibe's.
Mark Newman did some wood saw
ing for the neighbors last week.
Wm. Talen is having his house
plastered and John Nyenhuis of Pease
is doing the work.
Walter Halstrom and Floyd Norman
went on a deer hunt Saturday. They
expect to find some around Page.
Miss Alma Reibe took charge of
the housework at the Schlee home
during the absence of Mr. and Mrs.
Mr. and Mrs. J. Schlee spent the
past week at Buffalo, Minn., and
attended the wedding of a neice. They
went with horse and buggy and re
turned home on Monday evening.
Our farmers have had a busy time
storing their potatoes in cellars as
the cold weather came rather early
this year. The sample of Christmas
weather that we had Sunday was not
greatly appreciated here.
Owing to the extreme cold and
stormy weather the first meeting of
our Sunday school was not so well
attended as expected. Twenty-nine
were present and about an equal
number were in attendance at evening
services, which were led by Rev. C.
Larson of Princeton.
WEST SPENCER BROOK.
David Anderson called at C.
Williams' last Sunday.
Frank Drews finished work for Jim
McKenzie last Thursday.
Lyle Morton sold his big team of
horses to his father last week.
Gill Clough and family spent
Thursday evening at C. A. Williams'.
Ernest Patten is improving his farm
house by building a fine pantry onto
Miss Carrie Lund departed for
Cambridge last Wednesday to be gone
a short time.
Jim MoKenzie left for Fergus Falls
last Monday to serve as a juror in
We understand that wedding bells
will soon be ringing. Boys, get your
O. Moody has built a new corn crib.
Otis says ib takes lots of room for the
big ears of corn this year.
Mrs. Whiting is visiting her
daughter, Mrs. Ernest Ellingwood, at
the Brook for a week or so.
There are lots of potatoes in pits in
the fields and we are afraid large
quantities will be frostbitten.
The ground was covered with snow
last Saturday night and we had quite
a blizzard on Sunday. On Mondav
we saw some sleighs out for the first
time this fall. Pretty early, the 13th
day of November.
Lyle Morton was seen going toward
Bradford last Sunday. What is the
attraction over that way, Lyle?
The McKenney Bros, are threshing
beans. There are lots of poor ones
on account of so much rain last fall,
but a very good yield.
The school board in district 1 went
to Cambridge on Monday to attend
the tuberculosis meeting.
Mrs. Foote is building a granary
and hen house. Charles Tompkins is
doing the carpenter work.
Arthur Tompkins went to Minne
apolis last Saturday to visit his
brother, Ernest, who lives there.
Ray Smith, Walter Anderson,
Eugene LeFavor and Henry McKen
ney went hunting deer up north last
It looks as though winter has come
to stay and there are a good many
beans that are nob threshed in this
Mr. and Mrs. Davis, who have been
visiting at A. Modin's for some time,
returned to their home in South Da
kota on Monday.
There was a parcel shower for Miss
Carrie Peterson at the home of her
father last week. If all reports are
true wedding bells will soon be ring
The trial of Dr. Dumas for aiding
and abetting the setting on fire of a
hotel and saloon at Blackduck will
begin on December 6 at Brainerd be
fore Judge W. S. McClenahan.
The Mesabe Iron Range in Minne
sota produced in 1910, according to
the United States geological survey,
53% per cent of the entire iron ore
production of the United States. The
Lake Superior district, including
Minnesota, Michigan, and Wisconsin,
produced 81^ per cent of our total
iron ore production,
Thirty rural school consolidations
have been effected in Minnesota since
the Holmberg act became operative,
April 21, 1911. Before that five con
solidations had taken place, but these
districts made arrangements required
to obtain the benefits of the act. By
this act rural schools complying with
its provision may receive from $750 to
$1,500 a year for support and up to
$1,500 for aid in erecting a building.
Harry Blair was shot and almost
instantly killed near Elmore while re
hearsing a play he had written. The
actors, all amateurs, were going
through Indian parts when the acci
dent occurred. Clarence Hessledahl
had been given a revolver by Blair,
and when the time came in the play
for Hessledahl to shoot Blair he
fired, thinking the gun was empty.
Blair walked across the room in
which the rehearsal was taking place
and dropped dead. Blair, it is sup
posed, thought he had unloaded the
weapon before giving it to Hessledahl.
THE TRUE TEST.
Tried in Princeton It Has Stood the
The hardest test is the test of time,
and Doan's Kidney Pills have stood
it well in Princeton. Kidney sufferers
can hardly ask for stronger proof
than the following:
Mrs. S. Farringfcon, Princeton,
Minn., says: "About two years ago
my kidneys began to act sluggishly.
My back pained me almost constantly
and my head never ceased to ache. I
did not rest well, had a poor appetite
and was nervous. My mother finally
got a box of Doan's Kidney Pills for
me and after using them a short time,
I was entirely relieved." (Statement
given in September, 1907.)
AFTER THREE YEARS.
Mrs. Farrington was interviewed on
September 22, 1910, and she added to
the above: I can still endorse
Doan's Kidney Pills in the highest
terms. My advice to anyone afflicted
with kidney complaint is to give this
remedy a trial."
For sale by all dealers or upon re
ceipt of price, 50 cents. Foster-Mil
burn Co., Buffalo, New York, sole
agents for the United States.
Remember the nameDoan's and fea^nothing of evil"fronTtheir opera
take no other.
(First Pub, Oct. 26)
Mortgage Foreclosure Sale.
the register of deeds of Mille Lacs county
aW? quarter of the northwest quarter (ne^ of nw#)
Minnesota, on August 18th, 1908, at 1 o'clock i where there is a diffpronr^ to
p. m., in book "W of mortgages, on page 430 ""ere mere is a difference as to
thereof, that the amount claimed to be due whether the
Princeton,ofnthe i said county and state on
the 2nd day of December, 1911, at o'clock p.m.,
the amounattorney'se then du on said mort
gage, together with the costs of such sale and
in said mortgage.
Dated October 23rd, 1911
A. P. YNGVE,
GoDrRBYG. GOODWIN, Morteaepp
Attorney for Moi tgagee
in said morteaee
WORK FOR PEACE
Taft Appeals to Them to Sop
port His Arbitration Treaties,
THEY SUFFER MORE IN WAR,
President In Magazine Article Over
His Own Signature Says He Will
Not Shirk Fight With Senate if
Necessary to Insure Success.
President Taft over his own signa
ture in the Woman's Home Compan
ion makes an appeal to the women of
the nation to come to the support of
the arbitration treaties. The presi
dent declares that women are vitally
interested in questions of peace and
war and that in war they suffer even
more than men do. He urges, there
fore, that the voice of the women of
this country shall speak for peace.
"On the evil of war and what fol
lows in its train I need not dwell,"
says he. "We could not have a higher
object than the adoption of any proper
and honorable means which would
lessen the chance af armed conflicts.
Men endure great physical hardships
in camp and on the battlefield.
"In our civil war the death roll in
the Union army alone reached the ap
palling aggregate of 3o9,000. But the
suffering and perils of the men in the
field, distressing as t^ey are to con
template, are slight in comparison
with the woes and anguish of the wo
men who are left behind. The hope
that husband, brother, father, son.
may be spared the tragic end which all
soldiers risk when they respond to their
country's call buoys them up in their
privations and heartbreaking loneli
ness, but theirs is the deepest pain, for
the most poignant suffering is mental
rather than physical. No pension com
pensates for the loss of husband, son
or father. The glory of death in bat
tle does not feed the orphaned chil
dren, nor does the pomp and circum
stance of war clothe them. The voice
of the women of America should speak
Ready to Fight It Out.
Reciting the fact that a majority of
the senate's committee on foreign re
lations has concluded that the proposed
arbitration treaties with Great Britain
and France, as presented to the senate
for ratification, infringe in one respect
on its constitutional prerogatives, the
president says that this view is, in his
judgment, erroneous. He contends
that the objection raised by the ma
jority has already been answered by
an able minority and expresses the
hope that reflection on the part of the
senators who are neutral or even hos
tile to the treaties will convince them
of their error.
"But while the majority of the com
mittee remains to be persuaded," says
he, "the issue should be thoroughly
understood by the American people, to
whom both branches of the federal
gomernment are accountable and
whose judgment in some effective and
unequivocal way will record itself."
The president points out that he is
not by any means seeking a fight with
the senate, but he doesn't say he will
shirk one if necessary to the success
of the treaties. He continues
"I am far from desiring a contest
with the senate. I am one of those
who appreciate most highly the plan
of government devised by our forefa
thers in the constitution. I think that
one of the most admirable features of
that framework is the senate with its
various functions, and I should be the
last to seek to deprive it of any of
What New Treaties Mean.
"The executive has powers in re
spect to treaties equal at least to those
of the senate, and if these treaties de
prive the senate of any power it can
not delegate they deprive the execu
tive of the same power. It is my duty
tc be as careful not to give up any
power intrusted to me by the constitu
tion and not to yield to any encroach
ment upon it as the senate ought to be
in respect of its constitutional facul
ties. Charged as 1 am with this duty
of guarding executive power. I cannot
for the life of me see any improper
parting with any power in the mak
ing of these treaties. They bind me
quite as much as the senate, but I
In explaining what the new treaties
mean and the objections to them rais
ed by the senate the president remarks
give default has bee that the renort of fhA ioinf hin-h
made in th conditionsnfthat a mortgage executen repoi or tn joint nigh co
by Otto Werner and Mary Werner, his wife
mortgagors, to A P. Yngve, mortgagee, dated visorv onlv
August 3rd, 1908, and recorded in the office of
mission created by the treaties is ad
nd not binding on either
party except in one respect, and that
THE PBINCETOK U1QON: THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 1911.
a issue is sub-
S Jf* *'arbitration the first ar
(ibl88 54): that the premises described in and "Cle of ther treaties or not. In such a
covered by said mortgage are the northeast
members of the
of section numbered nineteen (19), in township commission mav decide that it is. and
county of Mille Lacs, state of Minnesota, that
by virtue of the power of sale contained in said
mortgage and pursuant to the statute in such
case made and provided, said mortgage will be binds the governments to submit for
JSSSS^&^^^t^t^XSlSr^ ^ratioi. ail "justifiable" differences,
by the sheriff of Mille Lacs county, Minnesota
at the door court house in the vil-
.._ mBmhap a
But the first article of the treaties
and as the president conceives the ob
jection to the treaties to have arisen
over (he scope of this term he pro
ceeds to discuss it. He declares
fees stipulated phaticajly that the Monroe doctrine,
among other policies of this govern
could never come under th inent, could never come
term, and therefore objection on the!'
account falls fUt
THE MAGNETIC NEEDLE.
t Quite Often Very Far From Being
True to the Pole.
"True as the needle to the pole." like
many another popular saying, conveys
a distinctly erroneous impression. In
order to keep itself duly informed as
to the unfaithfulness of the needle to
the pole, or, technically, the "variation
of the compass" from the true north,
our government maintains a division
of terrestrial magnetism.
Not only does the magnetic needle
vary at different places, but the varia
tion changes from year to year and
even at different times in the day. On
magnetic survey charts those places
which at a particular time have the
same amount of variation are connect
ed by what is known as an isogonic, or
equal variation line Through these
points on the map in which there is no
variation of the needle from the true
north a line known as the agonic
Iron deposits and mountain ranges
modify the action of the unknown
causes of the periodical variation and
cause these lines to become even more
crooked than those which mark equal
temperatures, known as isothermal
Isogonic charts may be accurate to
day and full of small errors in a few
years. The famous Mason and Dixon's
line between Pennsylvania and alary
land, which was surveyed in the years
1763 to 1767, was run by the stars
and not by the needle, a great piece of
foresight in that day. If it had been
surveyed by the compass in 1800 it
would have shown a deviation in some
places of two miles, and had the line
been run by uncorrected compass a
hundred years later, in 1900, the varia
tion would have reached nearly nine
teen miles to the south and the rich
coal fields of two Maryland counties
would have been thrown into Pennsyl
The discovery of the magnetic
needle's shortcomings is believed to
have been made during the voyage of
Columbus The disclosure constitutes
a high tribute to the scientific percep
tions of that day, even though it spread
consternation among the ships' crews
PAGANINI HELPED HER.
A Gentle Hint.
"But look here. Snip," said Slowpay.
"jou haven't put any pockets in these
trousers. What's the matter with you r'
"Why, Mr Slowpay,' replied the
pian of clothes, "I was going to sug
gest that in case you ever had any
thing to put into them you send it up
to us to keep for you." Harper's
Not True to Life.
"How very few statues there are of
"Yes it's hard to get them to look
"A woman remaining still and say
jng nothing doesn't seem true to life."
StrangerI noticed your advertise
ment in the paper this morning for a
man to retail imported canaries. Pro
prietor of Bird StoreYes. sir Are
you looking for the job9
Oh, no. I merely had a curiosity to
know how the canaries lost their tails!
Not Worth Bothering About.
CustomerConfound you, that's a
piece of my ear! BarberOnly a small
bit, sir 'not sufficient to affect the 'ear
Look not mournfully into the past
comes not back again. Wisely im
prove the present
The Great Violinist Didn't Play
Miser on This Occasion.
The following story places Paganini
in a better light than this musical
miser was accustomed to appear. And
really one is led to wonder which is
the true Paganinithe miser or the
kind artist giving his talent to assist a
poor servant girl. One morning the
maid who waited on him in Paris
came to him. weeping, and told how
her lover had been conscripted and
sent away to the war, and she, of
course, was too poor to buy a substi
tute for him.
Paganini resolved to aid the girl and
took a unique way to do it. He pro
cured a wooden shoe and so fashioned
it that it could be strung up and
played like a fiddle. Then he adver
tised that he would give a concert and
play five pieces on the violin and five
on a wooden shoe. Of course this
strange announcement drew a good
house. The violinist had given the girl
tickets to the concert, and after it was
over he went to her, and, pouring 20,000
francs into her lap. he told her that
she could now purchase a substitute
for her sweetheart and with the re
mainder set up housekeeping. He also
gave her the wooden shoe that had
brought her such good fortune and
told her to sell it. Of course this curi
ous instrument brought her a goodly
sum, which she added to the amount
which was to bring her domestic hap
piness.W. Francis Gates in "Anec
dotes of Great Musicians
Wanted Regular Work.
A farm hand had worked in the field
from dawn till darkness, doing the
chores by lantern light "I'm going to
quit," be said to the farmer at the
end of the month. "You promised me
a steady job."
"Well, haven't you got one?" was thf
"No," said the man "there are three
or four hours every night that I don't
jave anything to do and fool my time
away sleeping."Success Magazine
He Was Observant.
The supervisor of a school was try
ing to prove that children are lacking
in observation. To the children he
said, "Now, children, tell me a num
ber to put on the board."
Some child said "Thirty-six." The
supervisor wrote sixty-three.
He asked for another number, and
seventy-six was given. He wrote six
When a third number was asked, a
child who apparently had paid no at
tention called out:
"Theventy-theven. Change that, you
Fish at Billingsgate.
Fish is sold in London shops at a
stated price per pound, but the retailer
in getting his supplies from Billings
gate has to purchase each kind by a
fteparate weight or measurement. He
buys soles by the pound, plaice by the
Btone, mackerel by the sixty, cod by
the box, eels by the draught.'haddocks
by the steamer trunk, crabs by the
barrel, lobsters by the score, white
bait by the quart and periwinkles by
&e hundredweight.London Globe.
The Proper Place.
"I understand that the leading lady
and the prima donna had a violent
"Yes.'- "How did they settle it?"
"Oh, they went to their dressing
rooms and made up."Woman's Home
"Do you think you will like married
Jlfe as well as you do your club, dear?"
"Yes. quite sure, darling."
'Are you so very fond of your club?"
"Not very, darling
ST. PAUL AUDITORIUM
December 12 to 23 exhibits-
(Under Auspices of NorthwestsDevelopment League)
Complete Exhibits from
Minnesota Montana North Dakota Oregon
Washington IdahocitLe,s South Dakota Alaska
"5 a home the Land will enable you to decide where theopportunities are"
Special Rates on the Railroads
have a 7 h. p. Stickney Engine
that we use for shelling corn and grind
ing corn with best results. It never re*
fuses to start and pulls more than its
capacity. 1 would not be without one.
W. J. Brull, Marshall, Minn.
1 EXCLUSIVE AGENT
HENRY UGLEM Long Siding, Minn.
Job Printing and Job Printing
'HERE are two kinds of Job Printingthat which is neat and
artistic and that which possesses neither of these qualities. The
Princeton Union makes it a point to turn out none but the former
kind, and the Union finds this easy because it has the type, machinery
and skilled labor with which to accomplish it.
Nothing Looks Worse Than
Botched ob Printing.
It is a drawback to the business of a merchant or anyone else who uses
it. Botched Job Printing suggests loose methods. Then why not use
the kind printed by the Union? It costs you no more and gives the
public a good impression of your business. The Princeton Union is
prepared to execute every description of
Commercial and Fancy Printing
at short notice and nominal prices. If you are in need of letterheads,
noteheads, billheads, statements, cards, posters, programs, wedding
invitations or any other work in the printing line, an order for the
same placed with the Union will insure its being produced in an at-
tractive and un-to-date style.
&he PRINCETON UNION
Not Purely Curiosity.
Among the passengers in one of the
cars of a train running between
Springfield and Boston was a nervous
little old man who evinced a keen in
terest in a sinister looking person who
took a seat beside him.
"How do you do?" said the nervous
little old man to the sinister looking
person. "Now. what might your name
be? Do you live in Boston or beyond?"
"What business is it of yours where
I live or who I am?" growled the
"Strictly speaking, it ain't none of
my business," admitted the old gentle
man mildly, "but it's jest like this:
I've got a cousin in this part of the
state that I've never seen, and I've al
ways thought I might come upon him
some time jest by asking folk their
name and so on."Harper's.
Instead of being obsolete and sim
ply an interesting relic the hourglass
in various forms is a twentieth cen
tury necessity. For such purposes as
timing, hardening and tempering heats
in twist drill manufacture, where sec
onds or minutes must be gauged ac
curately, nothing serves like the hour
glass with the right amount of sand.
Accuracy to fractions of a second can
be obtained much more easily by an
hourglass than by watching the hands
of a watch.London Graphic.
"There's only one objection to thesfr
apartments." said the agent of the
building. "'From these two windows
you can't help seeing everything in
the dining rooms of the neighbors on
both sides of you."
"What's the rental?" smilingly asked
the portly dame who was looking for
a flat.Chicago Tribune.