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J5hQ Farm Fireside.
Gleanings by Our Country
Earl Magnus visited at his home in
Glendorado on Sunday.
Geo. Hanson sawed wood in this
vicinity the past week with his gasol
Mrs. Ella Wasmuth and daughter,
Garnet, spent Sunday with Mrs.
Liavis and Arthur Halvorson have a
crew of men cutting logs, bolts and
cordwood for them.
Halvor Halvorson returned home
last Saturday night from Blackduck
with a fine doe. Halvor is a lucky
Ole Stowe, John Johnson, Ed
Indrehus, Geo. Hanson, Dan and
Malvin Daline, Grace Davis and C.
M. Hubbard visited at the Magnus
home on Sunday.
The Penrod knitting factory burned
to the ground last Saturday evening
about 6 o'clock. None of the ma
chinery was saved. Insurance was
carried on the building.
A bunch from here attended the
Johnson-Christianson wedding on
Saturday evening at Greenbush. The
young folks gave the bride and groom
some music then danced until day
J. A. Jetsinga transacted business
at Princeton on Tuesday.
Mr. and Mrs. F. Timmer returned
last week from Castlewood, S. D.
Ruis has returned from Prins
burg, where he was husking corn. He
says the snow chased him home.
Johanna Kiel, who is employed at
the Commercial hotel, Princeton,
spent Sunday with her folks here.
P. Santenia arrived home last week
from Wheaton, where he built a house.
Monday morning he boarded the
train for Hull, Iowa, for the same
Last Friday Mr. and Mrs. H. Hu
bers, sr., celebrated their golden wed
ding. The relatives present were J.
H. Hubers and family, F. Vedders
and family, J. A. Hubers and family,
H. A. Hubers and family, Pease Mr.
and Mrs. John Hubers, Mr. and Mrs.
A. Hubers, Sioux Center, Iowa. The
old people received many valuable
presents and their many friends here
congratulate them and wish them
many years of happiness. The rela
tives from out of town returned home
on Wednesday morning.
H. L. Bemis is draying for J. J.
Mrs. M. Sandquist is visiting
friends at Milaca.
O. J. Almlie and F. W. Warner were
Foley callers Tuesday.
Wedding bells are ringing in Dog
town. No josh, either.
Fred Erickson was a plea'sant caller
At M. Kunsten's on Sunday.
Charlie Erickson called at the Sand
quist home on Sunday evening.
Charlie Sand berg and Hildur Kron
strom were in Princeton on Tuesday.
Kate Vernon of Long Siding is vis
iting with her sister, Mrs. A. G.
Two prominent chimney sweeps ar
rived in this town last Saturday and
are now ready for work.
A new hall is being erected in the
north end of town. We can expect
some good times yet this winter.
Mrs. A. G. Bemis and family, ac
companied by Misses Trunk and Her
ananson, spent Sunday with frlends*at
Frank Beden has purchased a swell
cutter. Girls, wear your Sunday
face and your reward may be a dandy
Phoebe Crook returned home from
Foley on Tuesday evening. Conse
quently Earl DeHart is once more to
be seen in Dogtown.
A crowd of young folks gathered at
the home of Mrs. J. Peterson last
Wednesday evening to bid her and
her children farewell. The latter left
last Friday for Isabelle, S. D., where
she will settle on a claim. The even
ing was spent in playing various
games and at midnight a delicious
lunch was served. The guests departed
for home wishing Mrs. Peterson every
success in her new home.
Mr. and Mrs. Heruth are
proud parents of a baby girl.
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Boutin spent
Sunday at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
The basket social at district 10 on
Friday evening was well attended.
The sum realized was $34.10.
Mr. and Mrs. George Harding and
son, Charley, and Elmer Dubuque
spent Tuesday evening at Henry Fos
Mrs. George Seegar of Donaldson,
Minn., is here on a visit with her
aunt. Mrs. Katherine Gennow, whom
she had not seen for 25 years. She
visited friends at Minneapolis a week
before coming here. She is enjoying
her visit here immensely and likes this
part of the country first rate.
Mr. and Mrs. A. Orton, accompanied
by the Misses Hattie VanRhee and
Mabel Peterson, attended church at
Pearl Labbissonniere, Ralph Raiche,
Elmer Dubuque, Alonzo Raiche, Jul
ius Rehaume and Mrs. Nelson Re
haume spent Sunday afternoon at
Mr. and Mrs. N. Fradette, Mr. and
Mrs. Patrick Burke and family and
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Rehaume spent
Sunday at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
Mrs. James Blaha of St. Paul, who
has been visiting her sister, Mrs.
David Raiche, returned to her home
Saturday. She was accompanied by
Mrs. Raiche and son, Bernard.
Cn Saturday afternoon at the Swed
ish Lutheran church occurred the
marriage of Rose, youngest daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. A. Christensen to
William Johnson. The words which
made them husband and wife were
said by Rev. Langseth. The bride
wore a gown of blue satin while her
bridesmaid, Miss Vina Johnson, wore
a blue gown. The groom was at
tended by George Christensen. After
the ceremony the bridal party de
parted for the home of the bride's
parents, where a delicious supper was
served to only the intimate relatives
and a few friends. The evening was
spent very pleasantly in dancing and
at 1 o'clock a lunch was served.
At 5:30 a. m. the guests departed for
their homes leaving Mr. and Mrs.
Johnson many beautiful presents.
They will reside on Mr. Johnson's
farm, formerly owned by Frank Blair.
We all join in wishing Mr. and Mrs.
Johnson a very happy time through
out their wedded life.
A Prime Bunch of Horses
A carload of horses, the greater
proportion young mares, have been
received at our barn and are being
sold at reasonable prices. They are
all young, sound native horses, suita
ble for farm work and general pur
poses. If looking for reliable horses
call at our barn and look over this
45-tfc King & Kaliher.
THE WORD PARADISE.
Its Earliest Meaning Was an Inclosed
The earliest meaning of the word
paradise appears to have been a wall
ed in pleasure ground. In the Hebrew
it was "perdes," in the Persian "fer-
dus," and from one or other of these
the Greeks appear to have derived the
Word "paradeisos," from which we get
our own word. We also know that the
ancient monarchs of Chaldea and As
syria and also of Egypt constructed
vast inclosures of forest land for the
preservation of wild animals kept for
hunting purposes, and these were also
called paradises. Thus the historical
meaning of the word comes to this: A
space protected from all incursion
from the outer world, in which those
who were privileged to enter were
able to indulge in such pleasures as
pleased the fancy.
It is easy to see the translation from
the material to the spiritual meaning,
paradise in the latter sense meaning
the place of the elect or chosen. This
is strikingly borne out by the fact that
the favorite battlecry of the Moslems,
whose firm belief it is that those who
die fighting go straight to heaven, was
always "Fight! Fight! Paradise! Par
adise!" And the strong probability is
that they got the word from the Per
sian campaigns of the eighth 'century.
The use of the word in its present
form in the New Testament is of
Greek origin, and its description as
applied to the garden of Eden is prob
ably of Hebrew origin, dating from
the period of the captivity.
The Painter Didn't Value Them
Let Them Go Cheap.
I sold Sensier a quantity of Millet's
sketches, and this is how I got them.
I went into his studio one morning
and found the servant making a fire
with pieces of paper that looked as if
they had pencil marks on them. I ex
amined them more closely and, seeing
that they were the painter's sketches,
began to upbraid her for what she was
doing, but she very coolly told me that
her master had told her to burn up the
papers. I could hardly contain myself
with astonishment, when in came Mil
let, and I began to reproach him for
the destruction of what I knew would
sooner or later bring" money. To all
of which he calmly replied: "Ah, they
are good for nothing. 1 have got^out
of them all I want." Just then I no
a pile of paper in. the corner, and
I looked it over and found that it con
sisted of sketches.
"What will you take for the lot?" I
"Anything you have a mind to give,"
"Will 300 francs be enough?"
I handed him the money and took the
sketches home and counted 800! Soon
after I sold them to Sensier, who
mounted them carefully and set to
work to sell them. From this one can
get some idea of the endless prelimi
nary study Millet gave to the prepara
tion of a picture.Charles Jacque in
^"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
FOR SALEA wagon box. Five
dollars oash takes it. Apply to
Townsend at the fruit store,
FOR SALEAbout 30,000 feet of
birch, basswood, oak and elm
lumber. Wolf Bros., section 7,
FOR SALEA Chicago cottage organ
in good condition. Apply at Mc
Ilhargey's store or of Mrs. O.
WANTEDFat cattle. Bring all you
have to Hummel's meat market,
opposite starch factory, Prince
FOR SERVICEA Duroc Jersey
boar, registered. No. 96,775. Arthur
W. Steeves, Route 2, Prince
WANTEDTo rent a farm or a house
in village. Must move from present
location before February 1. otto
Ailslager, Long Siding. ltp
SELL your hides and furs to A. E.
Hayes, where you always get* a
square deal. I will be in town
every afternoon and Saturday all
day at my old stand north of Byers'
store. A. E. Hayes. 49-tfc
All outstanding county ditch war
rants for ditches No 3, 4, 5 and 6
should be presented at once for pay
ment. Interest ceases within 30
from this date.
Dated November 23, 1911.
County Treasurer of Mille Lacs
48-3t County, Minn.
ORIGIN OF "MARK TWAIN."
Samuel L. Clemens Quoted as Saying
He Inherited the Name.
The familiar story of the origin of
Samuel L. Clemens' use of the name
Mark Twain is now declared to be
incorrect. It pictures Clemens, Missis
sippi river pilot, listening to the men
heaving the lead a^ the bow of a river
boat and singing out, "By the mark,
three by the mark, twain." Tableau!
Clemens smites his brow and solilo
quizes, "There is my nom de plume."
It is true that the name originated
with the picturesque cry of the man
with the lead, but a man other than
Mr. Clemens first discovered the pic
turesqueness. That man was Captain
Isaiah Sellers, who furnished
news for the New Orleans Picayune.
To Professor William Lyon Phelps of
Yale Mr. Clemens confessed that it
was from Sellers he got the name.
Professor Phelps' story is quoted in
Professor Henderson's "Mark Twain."
According to this book, Mr. Clemens
said to Professor Phelps: "Captain Sel
lers used' to sign his articles in the
Picayune 'Mark Twain.' He died in
1863. I liked the nameand stole it.
I think I have done him no wrong, for
I seem to have made this name some*
what generally known."
Professor Henderson records a num
ber of interesting incidents connected
with the use of this name. For awhile,
when he was a miner in Nevada.
Mr. Clemens sent to the Virginia City
Enterprise humorous letters signed not
"Mark Twain," but "Josh."
When he became a regular reporter
on that paper and reported the legisla
ture he signed his reports "Mark
Twain." When questioned as to his
use of this name Mr. Clemens declar
ed: "I chose my pseudonym because to
most persons it had no meaning and
also because it was short. I was a
reporter in the legislature and wished
to save the legislature time. It was
much shorter to say in their debates
'Mark Twain' than to say Th unto
principled and lying parliamentary re
porter of the Territorial Enterprise!'"
Mr. Clemens made the name known
on the Pacific coast, but the world at
large did not hear it for years after
the "Jumping Frog." reprinted in hun
dreds of exchanges without credit, had
jumped into such notoriety as is rarely
accorded well mannered frogs. In fact,
its first use in any eastern magazine
was a fiasco
Mr. Clemens made a great scoop on
the Hornet disaster -when he was writ
ing up the Hawaiian Islands in 1866.
says Professor Henderson. His ac
count of the disaster Mark sent to
Harper's Magazine, where it appeared
in December, 1866. But, alas, it was
not as "Mark Twain," not as a drawl
ing, lovable river pilot sort of person
that the world beheld the new author,
for he had not written his pseudonym
plainly on his copy, and Harper's
cheerfully introduced him to fame as
Breaking Him In.
"My future mother-in-law is really a
bit too careful. So that my fiancee
shall know what to buy after we are
married she takes us both with her to
the market every morning."
"Well, but what use are you?"
"Oh, I pay."Fliegende Blatter.
Open to Adjustment.
"Horrors, John! We have come off
and left the cat and the parrot with
nothing to eat"
"Well, I wouldn't worry. These
things generally adjust themselves.
Maybe the cat will eat the parrot"
to to to to to to to to to
to to to
to to to
to to to to to to
BULLETS IN BATTLE.
They Play Queer Pranks at Times on
Their Mission of Death.
At the battle of Peach Orchard,
When McClellan was making his
change of base, a Michigan infantry
man fell to the ground as if shot dead
and was left lying in a heap as the
regiment changed position. The bullet
that had hit him first struck the barrel
of his gun, then glanced and struck off
a button of his coat, tore the watch out
of his vest pocket and struck the man
Just over the heart, where it was
stopped by a song boob in his shirt
pocket. was unconscious for three
quarters of an hour, and it was a full
month before the black and blue spot
At Pittsburg Landing a member of
the Twelfth Michigan infantry stooped
to give a wounded man a drink from
his canteen. While in this act a bullet
aimed at his breast struck the canteen
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A Whole Store Full of
CARCELY a little nook or corner of this store into which (to
j/ the Christmas Spirit has not found its way. From glit- ff\
tering gift things of strictly holiday character to practical pres- i\\
W ents which will long serve as a reminder of thoughtfulness, (tl
Vf suggestive items present themselves at every counter. (t)
ylf There are jeweled novelties and neck fixings, handker- ft\
\jff chiefs, furs and umbrellas. There are fetching fancy articles ffji
W and prettily packed perfumes. Warm, cosy kimonos com- (fV
W fortable slippers for Father, smart silk hose for brother Jim. (II
W Fine, fleecy undergarments for grandmother or, perhaps, a
W pair of daintily trimmed corsets in the newest mode of grace.
(1/ Things that really please have been given the preference
W in our Christmas stocks. All are arranged to aid wise and (f)
W satisfactory selection. Hints that will help the busy shopcer (fl
axe given below. Note the many attractive items:
We invite one and all to come to our store now. Our }Ly
store is stocked from floor to ceiling with all kinds of the ff\
yff finest merchandise anybody could wish for. h\
\y Christmas is near and the sooner you start your Christmas
yj shopping the better. You will avoid the rush which is sure to JL
jk\ come. Come to a Christmas store for Christmas goods. jL
The Largest Stock in Town
SA. E. ALLE N &
TKe Store WitK tHe Big Stock
and buried itself in the leg of a horse.
The canteen was split open and drop
ped to the ground in halves.
At the second battle of Bull Bun a
New York infantryman was passing
tobacco to a comrade when a bullet
struck the plug, glanced off and buried
itself in a knapsack. The tobacco was
rolled up like a ball of shavings and
carried a hundred feet away. Directly
in the line of, the bullet "was the head
of a lieutenant, and had not the bullet
been deflected he "would certainly have
been wounded or killed thereby. As it
Iwas, he had both eyes filled with to
bacco dust and had to be led to the
At Brandy Station one of Custer's
troopers had his left stirrup strap cut
away by a grapeshot, which passed be
tween his leg and the horse, blistering
the skin as if a red hot iron had been
used. dismounted to ascartain the
extent of his injuries, and as he bent
over a bullet knocked his hat off and
Everything in Notions
killed his horse.
In the same fight a trooper had suf
fered several days with a toothache.
In a hand to hand conflict he received
a pistol ball in the right cheek. I
knocked out his aching tooth and
passed out through the*left corner of
his mouth, taking along a part of an
upper tooth. The joy of getting rid of
the toothache was so great tat the
trooper could not be made to go to the
rear to have his wound dressed.Ex
Tx complain of destiny is only to ex
pose our own feebleness of soul.Mae
His Last Residence.
Lawyer (to witness)Now, then, Mr.
Murphy, give -us your last residence.
MurphyFaith, sor, Oi dunno. but it'll
be the cimitery, O'm tbinkin".
Behavior is a mirror in which every
one displays his image.Goethe