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I Uh& Farm Fireside, I
Gleanings by Our Country i
Mr. Lantz has sold his sawmill to
George Harding started up his saw
Arthur Leander spent Sunday after
Charlie Kranz spent Sunday even
ing at Baumann's.
Mary Larson is employed at Grow's
bakery in Princeton.
Edward Pederson was in Princeton
on business Monday.
Mae and Lorven Orton spent Tues
day evening at Shaw's.
Charley Shaw and Jack Stanley are
working for Henry Foster.
Miss Hathe Van Rhee spent Tues
day evening at Eugene Rehaume's.
Edwin Lindstrom and Hugo Betzler
shot a pure white rabbit on Sunday.
Elsie and Selma Kranz spent Sun
day with their sister, Martha Heruth.
Mr. and Mrs. Baumann and son,
Otto, were visitors at Kranz" on Sun
Mr. and Mrs. R. S. Shaw spent
Tuesday evening at Theodore
Mrs. Harding and son, Charlie,
spent Tuesday afternoon at Henry
Mrs. Kathyrene Gennow and Randi
Pederson visited at Henry Foster's on
Frank Betzler, Godfried Seifert
and Arvie Lindstrom passed Sunday
Andrew, Edna and Alice Leander
and Minnie and Agnes Betzler spent
Sunday at Lindstrom's.
Mr. and Mrs. Heruth and Mr. and
Mrs. Betzler spent Sunday with Mr.
and Mrs. August Heruth.
Charlie and Eddie Kranz and Fred
and Charlie Baumann were visiting
the Leanders on Saturday.
Rev. Father Levings conducted
church services in the St. Francis
Catholic church on Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Foster and
daughter, Alvina, and Sallie Jacob
son visited at Pederson'a on Sunday.
Mr. Ege has gone to Minneapolis
on business, and William Hartman
and son, George, have gone to Wiscon
Marion Shrode, Hattie and Emma
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Looking for Dress Patterns
Satin at per yd $1,00
Taffeta Silks $|aQQ
Fancy Persians and Plains $1.00 and $1.25
Wool Serges in colors 50c 65c $1,00
Dainty Wash Silks 35c 4Qc 5Qc
Toys for the Children
Sets of Dishes 30c 50c $1.00 $1.25
Trimmed Wire Beds 25c 75c
Doll Cradles 25c $1.00
Stoves with cooking utensils 40c
Mechanical Toys of All Kinds.
Reimann, Freda, Ella and Willie
Heruth: Otto and George Kopas and
John Beto passed Sunday at
The Misses Hattie Van Rhee and
Mabel Peterson were pleasantly en
tertained from Friday evening until
Sunday evening at Taylor's.
We all wish the Union a Merry
Christmas and success during the
Mr. and Mrs. O. C. Strong and
Mrs. L. N. Berg called on Mr. and
Mrs. L. Erickson last Sunday.
Olof Strandberg left for Timber
Lake, S. D., last Tuesday. There he
intends to remain on his claim till
Ed Strandberg and his brother,
August, went to Skibo on Wednesday
last. They will spend the rest of the
Miss Nellie Anderson returned
home last Tuesday from Princeton,
where she has been employed in dress
making for some time.
Mr. and Mrs. Jos. Brueckner and
little Helen, and Mr. and Mrs. Hosa
Hunt and daughter, Percis, spent
Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Chas.
There were quite a number of
skaters on the lake last Saturday
night, and all report a good time ex
cept those whose skates were too big
and who had to give it up as a bad
Ed Judkins has bought a new bean
Mr. South is not very well but able
to be about.
James Wheeler is suffering from
Mrs. Hanson of Princeton is spend
ing a week with Mrs. Peterson and
Mrs. Louise Patchin and daughter
spent a few days with the former's
Wellington King of Wyanetb was in
this vicinity looking up farms to list
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Peterson are re
joicing over the arrival on December
11 of a bounoing girl.
Frank Stevenson, who has been
working for Mr. South, has returned
to his home in Blue Hill. John
Wheeler has taken his place.
Those who attended the entertain
ment report it a success. The pieces
were good and well rendered. The
Schooplovaker twins brought down
Handkerchiefs Ties Silk Scarfs Hockey Caps
8M We Have Them All^m
THE PRINCETON ITlfrlOff tfHtmSDAY, DECEMBER 21*1911.
the house. The basket sale brought
$43, $39 of which was turned over to
Mr. Peterson the other $4 went for
expenses. Mr. and Mrs. Peterson
and family desire to express through
these items their heartfelt thanks to
those who were in the program and
the community at large for the gener
ous help given their little girl, Julia.
Rev. Bloomgren has purchased a
William Nichols went to Cambridge
last Monday on business.
Lawrence Clough went to Minne
apolis last week on business.
Jeston Chapman has purchased a
fine horse from Milton Foote.
Mrs. Severance spent a few days
last week with friends in Anoka.
Mr. Cyrus will go to his home at
Howard Lake to spend his vacation.
Clark Severance went to Cambridge
on Monday with a load of corn for G.
Wellington King, after spending a
week in Minneapolis, returned home
Miss Annie Lund returned last
week from Cambridge, where she has
been nursing for some time.
Mrs. Lois Chapman, who has been
visiting her sister, Mrs. Peterson, in
Montana, has returned home.
Word came from St. Cloud last
week that Miss Lila Severance fell on
an icy sidewalk and broke her wrist.
Miss Pratt, teacher in the Thomp
son district, will give an entertain
ment and Christmas tree at the church
on Friday evening.
Christmas promises to be rather
dull this year in "Sleepy Hollow."
There will be no Christmas tree at the
church and Mr. Cyrus has postponed
his entertainment until later on.
Everybody's getting ready for
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Gile and fami
ly spent Sunday at Mr. James'.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Colburn are
visiting relatives in Princeton.
County*Superintendent J. B. John
son visited the school on Monday.
George Richards of Hewitt was the
guest of his cousin, Miss Viola Farn
haru, last week.
Miss Grace Pratt leaves Saturday
to spend Christmas vacation at her
home at Monticello.
Mr. Frederickson and Orrin
Thompson went to Isanti on Monday
with a load of beans.
Mrs. M. A. Thompson and Miss
MERRY CHRISTMAS TO EVERYONE
Santa's List is Complete at Kettelhodt's
Our Line of Dishes is Very Large and a
Fancy glass center sets $1.50
Crystal cut water sets it
Fancy china salads 4QC an 5QC
Odd pieces |QC |5
Complete Line of Groceries, Among
Genuine Mocha and Java coffee, per lb 40c
Genuine Gold Medal coffee 3BC
Golden West coffee 9Qc
Sabo coffee 0 Oc
Good coffee 93c
Extra quality tea CQC
Extra grade tea Mftc
Grace Pratt made a flying trip to
Princeton on Saturday.
School district 11 will give a
Christmas program at the Christian
church on Friday evening, December
22. Everybody welcome.
Among the young people expected
home to spend Christmas vacation
are Misses Edna Lowell, ^thel Scan
Ian, Lila Severance, Helen Thompson
and Clair Lowell.
WEST SPENCER BROOK.
H. W. Prescott hauled a load of hay
to Princteon last week.
Jim McKenzie returned from Fergus
Falls a few days ago feeling fine.
C. A. Williams and wife went to
Princeton last Tuesday on business.
Mr. and Mrs. O. A. Cotten of
Princeton and son, Clifford, spent
Sunday evening at C. A. Williams'.
Guess who went to Mora Saturday
and came home Monday looking lots
better than he did when he went away.
The farmers are husking corn this
fine weather. There is lots of it to
husk yet, but the potatoes are all out
of the fields now.
Victor Baxter and Ed Johnson re
turned from Minneapolis last Sunday
morning. Ed bought a team and
wagon and drove home.
The M. W. A. of the Brook are
going to give a dance at their hall on
December 29. Everybody invited.
A good time is promised.
We wish everyone a merry Christ
Ava Buckingham is at home after
working for Mrs. Will Starks.
Mr. and Mrs. Gene Cartwright
visited at Nelson King's on Sunday.
Miss Amy Simons and Esther
Nelson spent Friday with Mrs. Frank
Mrs. Lizzie King and children spent
Monday afternoon with Mrs. Will
Mr. and Mrs. Will Leathers, Miss
Read and Mrs. Talbert drove to St.
Francis on Tuesday.
Rev. Fisher preached in the school
house on Tuesday eveniig for the last
time until after New Year.
Robert O'Brien of Dennis, Mont.,
spent a couple of days last week with
his daughter, Mrs. Will Leathers.
Mr. and Mrs. George Patten drove
to Cambridge on Saturday and stayed
over till Monday on account of the
Mrs. A. L. Talbert of Long Lake
and Miss Mary Read of Minneapolis
Good tea ic
Gopher brand tomatoes, per can |g
Golden West tomatoes, per can |KC
Extra standard tomatoes, per can 13c, or 2 cans..25c
Choice corn, per can I Ac
Gopher brand sugar peas, per can |8c
Golden West peas, per can ie
Red Bird early June peas, per can 12c
Choice peas, per can |QC
Raisins, best, per pkg. 13c, or 2pkgs. for 25c
Choice raisins, per pkg |AC
Gopher brand currants, per pkg. 13c, or 2 pkgs....25c
Choice currants, per pkg I(|c
Cranberries, per quart |QC
Fruits and Nuts in Great Variety at
Special Holiday Prices.
are visiting Mr. and Mrs. Will
Visitors at school this week were
Amy Simons, Esther Nelson, Ellen
Lind, Clara Norby and Lena
Most of the young folks from here
attended the dance at Chas. Berry's
and had a splendid time. Another
will be given on Saturday evening.
Ladies should bring cakes.
Harry and Albert Nelson and their
sister drove to Foley on December 12
and spent a few days visiting friends.
Miss Amy Simons and brother, Will,
accompanied them back and remained
Mrs. Will Leathers and Esther Nel
son gave a party at the former's
home on Thursday evening in honor
of Amy and Will Simons. About
thirty-five of their old schoolmates
and friends of these young folks
gathered and helped make it one of
the most enjoyable evenings they had
spent this winter. Games of various
kinds were played, songs were sung
and musical numbers were plentiful,
after which a fine supper was served.
All went home declaring they had dn
extra good time.
The writer wishes you all a Merry
Christmas and a Happy New Year.
C. J. Kilmer has been in this neigh
borhood on business for the past few
Rumor has it that they are going
to have a depot at Redtop in the near
Mr. Hendrickson of Malmo passed
through here on his way to Redtop
one day last week.
Peterson Bros, of Eastwood passed
by here one day last week with a new
hay press. They will press hay for
anyone who has that kind of work at
Mr. Addington is in this section
buying timber for a Wisconsin firm,
which may, if it gets a sufficient
supply put in a factory and manu
facture lumber here.
The local union of the American
Society of Equity of Opstead will hold
its regular meeting in the Cedar lake
school house the first Saturday of
each month at 7:30 p. m.
Little Merton Foley has been quite
sick the past week.
Mrs. Jack Larson and Mrs. Ed
Foley drove to Princeton on Tuesday.
The family and relatives of the late
Mrs* Ellen Truax extend sincere
thanks to their friends for the many
beautitul floral offerings and sympa
Mr. and Mrs. Heffner drove to
Bethel on Saturday and returned
Laura Lynch drove home from
Princeton Sunday to spend a few^
hours with her parents.
Mr. Tew of McGregor, who has
bought out J. A. Smith, is here and
will soon take possession.
One of Sherburne county's pioneer
settlers, Grandma Truax, passed
away at the age of 78 years On Thurs
day evening, December 14,at the home
of her daughter, Mrs. Chas. Hiff.
Mrs. Ellen Truax was born in
England and came to this country
when a child. The funeral was held
at the Union church Sunday after
noon, Rev. Stow of Minneapolis
officiating. The interment was iu
Livonia cemetery. Mrs. Truax was
the mother of five children, four of
whom are living. She also raised
several of her grandchildren and was
a woman who had open arms to aid
anyone whom she knew needed a help
ing hand. She was loved by all who
knew her. The relatives have the
sympathy of the community.
Get your Christmas presents at the
Mary Knutsen was a guest of the
Ericksons on Sunday.
H. L. Bemis and L. M. Crook were
Foley callers on Tuesday.
Charlie Sanberg visited at Kron
strom's on Sunday evening.
Santa Claus' smiling countanance
will be a welcome treat to us kids.
Haakon Gronseth of Bricelyn is
visiting his cousins, Mr. and Mrs. O.
Estes Brook was quite well repre
sented at the big show at Long Siding
last Saturday evening.
A complete line of fancy Christmas
candies and nuts are now to be had at
the Hamid confectionery.
Among the callers at H. L. Bemis'
Sunday were the Misses Selma and
Clara Sandquist, Earl DeHart,
George Hanson, John Daline, Roy
Schram and Osear Nelson.
The song service given in the M. E.
church on Friday evening, under the
direction of Mrs. Bell, was something
grand, and those who took part in the
singing surely deserve more credit
than they received.
Frank Wenberg of Greenbush left
on Monday for Minneapolis to see his
son, Frank, who is sick in that city.