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clothing business what
it is. Dependable merchan
dise that you can truly rely
stand head and shoulders
above the crowd. Perfect fit
ting, hand tailored and abso
lutely all wool. We guaran
tee each and every garment
you buy100 percent value
every time no matter what
Special: 50 suits, odd lots,
one suit of a kind but nearly
all sizes, will be sold at bare
cost of manufacture, $3.75,
$5.95, $6.45, $7.50, $8.45 to
$9.75. Get in early on this.
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ney outside igniter you can see the spark before you
startand you know it will so.
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Peterson & Nelson Princeton, Minn.
The Union Gives All the News All he Time.
Blankets and Robes
Largest Assortment in Town
V\/E buy our winter goods in large quantities and
at very close margins. Our prices will sur- JS[
prise you. Come in and get our prices if you areM
looking for quality goods. We still have a few snaps
on 11 in. short tug, brass and nickel harness. Our
yjfo guarantee with all goods.
Harness oiled for $1.00 per set. Have it done now. &
J. H. HOFFMAN
The Man Who Treats You Right
GET THEM NOW
Why do you test your seed
corn before you plant it? To
know it will growOn theStick-
here, and so i cold weather
and snow. Now is the time and
here is the place to get your Felt
Shoes, Rubbers and Overshoes.
The best to be had in Princeton.
Buy Your Footwear Now
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Fearful Adventure With a South
s, African Man Eater.
FLUNG RIGHT INTO ITS JAWS.
"How about your idea of introduc
ing parliamentary rules in your de
bates with your wife?"
"Give it up. She was too quick at
"In the very first debate we had
about buying a handsome hand work
centerpiece she moved at once to lay
the subject on the table."Baltimore
Dispelled His Fears.
Old GentlemanIt is folly to talk of
marriage for years yet My daughter
to a mere child. She knows nothing
.bout the world and could not manage
servants. Mr. Slimpurse Oh, that
needn't make the slightest difference!
We shan't have any.
A man who covers himself with cost
apparel and neglects his mind is like
me who illuminates the outside of his
louse and sits within in the dark.
THE PBINOBTOy iranpif: THUBSDAT,:ffoV*MBEB 21,1912.
CAUGH A LIO N
JkJrdea of a Transvaal Ranger Who
Was Pitched Over His Horse's Head
Only to Be Gripped in Midair by the
8avage BruteThe Dramatio Finish.
If any one is eager for adventure
hunting lions in their native jungles
will offer him abundant opportunity.
Major J. Stevenson Hamilton in the
pages of his book, "Animal Life In
Africa," gives an account of a terrible
experience that one of his fellow ran
gers of the Transvaal game reserve
had with a lion.
In August, 1903, he was returning
from a month's patrol to the Olifants
river and had arrived within two days'
march of the Sabi. He had pushed on
ahead of his natives and pack donkeys
in order to reach the nearest police
picket before nightfall However, the
distance was greater than he thought
and darkness found him still some
three miles from his destination, riding
along a path by the side of a reed
bordered stream, accompanied only by
his big dog Bill.
As be rode through the dry bed of
the creek, where the path crossed it in
one of its windings, he saw something
move out of the reeds and melt away
into the darkness ahead. A few yards
farther on the dog rushed forward,
barking, and again an indistinct form
moved away. Supposing this to be a
buck of some kind, the ranger rode on
Without taking any special notice of
the incident, but a few minutes after
ward he suddenly saw the shape again,
this time apparently approaching.
He had scarcely time to reflect that
this was an odd performance for a
reed buck when he became conscious
that it was no antelope, but a lion in
the act of crouching for a spring.
Pulling his horse sharp to the right
just as the lion rushed, he caused the
latter partially to miss his mark, but
his claws tore down the horse's quar
ters, and the frightened animal, mak
ing a terrified leap forward, shot its
rider over its right shoulder straight
into the jaws of a second lion, which
had been coming up from behind.
Horse, man and rifle all went in dif
ferent directions. The horse made off
at full speed, followed by the first lion,
which in turn was pursued by the dog.
The man never touched the ground at
all, as the lion seemed to catch him in
The first thing he realized was that
it was trotting off with him down the
path. He was held firmly by the right
shoulder, and. lying on his back, his
face was on a level with the brute's
neck, while his legs were dragging
along under its belly.
It was a desperate predicament, and
as soon as he was able to collect his
thoughts a little he began to wonder
whether he would be killed outright
or tortured first He saw no hope of
escape. The pain he describes as
acute, which is contrary to the experi
ence of Livingstone and others. How
ever, being a very cool headed man
and full of grit, he presently began to
cast about for some method of saving
The mind works quickly in such
cases, and suddenly he remembered his
sheathknife. an ordinary six inch
blade, which was carried in an open
leather case at the back of his belt.
Beaching underneath himself with bis
left hand, he discovered that the knife
had not been lost, so, pulling it out, he
bent all his energy on holding it tight
and awaited a favorable opportunity.
Fortune favors the brave, and the
ranger's chance came when the lion,
after going with him about 150 yards,
laid him down under a small tree for
the purpose either of shifting its grip
or of commencing operations upon him.
Feeling very carefully behind the left
shoulder for what he judged to be a
vital spot he struck a couple of back
handed blows with all his force, using.
of course, his left hand. It turned out
that each of these strokes reached the
For what seemed hours, but was no
doubt only a few seconds, man and
beast stood facing each other, the lat
ter silent and the former, with some
hazy idea of the power of the human
voice, shouting out every abusive word
that rose to his tongue. The tension
was relieved by the lion turning and
walking slowly away to a spot some
thirty yards distant, where, after
swaying for a moment, it fell heavily
to the ground, emitted a few groans
4 daoday aaa Weekas
Prayer meeting Thursday evening
at 7:30. Young and old are invited
to attend this evangelistic service.
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FOR SALEA house and lot in
Princeton. D. N. Hunt. 41-tfc
FOR SALEA bran new fur robe,
large size. Cheap for cash. C. Lar
son, Princeton. 46-tfc
WANTEDTwo or three carloads of
cabbage. G. E. Rice Potato Co.,
WANTEDClover seed and timothy
seed at Caley Hardware Co.'s store.
Highest market prices paid. 47-tfc
FOR SALEA house and lot located
on Main street, Princeton. In
quire of Verne Mott, Route 2,
Princeton. Tri-State phone. 47-tfc
FOR SALEPoland China pigs,
about 6 months old, pedigreed,
both sexes. S. E. Hoff, Route 4.
Foley, Minn. Tri-State phone. 418p
FOR SALEA farm mare suitable
for driving either single or double,
a gentle animal. Richard Mount,
Princeton, second house south of
power house. ltp
FOR SALEA 25 horse power gas
oline engine and sawmill with
shafting. Reason for sellingam
going to install a motor. Henry
Holthus, Route 2, Princeton. 24-tf
FOR SALEGood hotel business
twenty furnished rooms and has
two good bath and toilet rooms
good barn, gas and electric lights
and city water will sell cheap for
cash. Address J. E. Thompson,
Box 354, Princeton, Minn. ltc
HIDES AND FURSI shall begin
buying at my old stand, north of
Byers' store, next Saturday, Nov
ember 23. A. E. Haves. ltc
LOSTA red heifer a year and a
half old. Finder return to Foltz
& Olson. ltp
LOSTOn Saturday night, either in
Princeton or on the Greenbush
road, a bill book containing about
$80 in paper money. Name of
owner is in book. Will pay $10
reward to person who leaves same
at Union office. Carl Thompson,
Route 1, Princeton. ltc
My wife having left my bed and
board, I hereby give notice that I
will not be responsible for any debts
incurred by her. Leo Jopp,
Bogus Brook Minn.
November 9, 1912. 47-tp
I will offer at public auction on
Monday, December 2, on my farm,
about a mile south of town, all my
cows, mules, chickens, farm machin
ery and household goods, also 600
rods of woven wire fencing, 200 new
white oak fence posts and 50 tons of
hay. D. N. Hunt, Owner.
T. J. Kaliher, Auctioneer.
List of letters remaining unclaimed
at the postoffice on November 18,
1912: Miss Mary Jacobson, Mrs. J.
M. Price, Mrs. George Thoma, Ole
Olson, Miss Alma Olson, Rev. S.
Anderson, Mr. Clerens Madeson, Mr.
Alfle Erickson, C. P. Carlson, Mr.
M. E. Johnson, Mr. Bennehoff.
Please call for advertised letters.
L. S. Briggs, P. M.
fgf SWEDISH LUTHKRAM. gS
un Sunday next, November 1-4, at
3 p. m., services will be held in the mZ.
Swedish Lutheran church, and an
invitation is extended to everyone. ZZZ
Rev. Erlander of Anoka will preach. gj
Sunday, November 24 Morning
worship at 10:30 subject, "Chris- SE
tian Peace." Prelude and postlude,
anthem and solo. Mrs. H. C. S-X
Cooney, director Mrs. B. Soule, or
ganist. Sunday school at 12 m. 2-T
Evening service at 7:30, music by
orchestra and young people's choir. S^
Sermon to juniors, "How Jesus Came g~:
Down the Stairs.'' Sermon .to sen- S^
iors, "The Seven Sleepers S~
Next Sunday, in the Methodist
church, the pastor, Rev. Emerson CS
Service, will preach in the rrorning i E
on "Stick to It." His evening theme 8
will be "A Big Race for Life."
There will be good music at these SE
services. A cordial welcome will be!
given to visitors and strangers. Mrs. CS
Caley, musical director Miss Svarry
and Miss Walker, organists. Sunday
school, 11:45 a. m. Adna Orton,
superintendent. Brotherhood class
at the close of the sermon. Teach
ers' training class at 11:45 a. m.,
conducted by Miss Ida King. Ep
worth league Sunday evening at 7
o'clock Miss Freda Anderson,
WANT COLUMN 1
^"Notices under this head will he inserted
at onf cent per word. No advertisement will
be published in this column for less than 15cts.
Yon Will Find the labo
I Corset at 0. B. Newton's 1
CORSET that has style, quality and dura
bility. A corset for the slender, medium
and short figure. See our numbers.
601Fine batiste, splendid stays, at $1.00
2019Heavy twill, double stays, at 1.00
3014Long skirt, medium bust, at 1.50
3031Long skirt, low bust, at 1.50
37LeRevo, heavy twill, extra staying 3.00
7009Form reducing 3.00
Tablelinon from 50c to $1.75
Mercerized linon at 50c, extra value.
Napkins $1.75 to $3.50 per dozen.
Hemstiched luncheon cloths 75c to $3.50
10. B. NEWTONJ
Put Your Money Into a Good House
You have no -doubt thought more or less about building a new
home. Let us suggest that you look into the cost a little closer right
now. We are making some very attractive offerings on house bills this
fall, by taking advantage of which you will be consulting your own best
interests, as our special house bill quotations at this time will enable
you to save quite a sum of good money. As a matter of fact, we will
make you very favorable quotations on bills of any kind. We have an
exceptionally good stock of lumber and all kinds of building material.
CALEY LUMBER CO.
BENJAniN SOULE, Manager
A. C. SMITH
(Successor to O. H. Qottwertfa)
Prime Meats of Every Variety,
Poultry, Fish, Etc.
Highest market prices paid tor Cattle and Hogs.
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I J. JOHNSON I
I MAKE a specialty of repairing all kinds of com
plicated* watches and clocks. If you have old,
worn out jewelry bring it to me and I will make it
like new on short notice. ip ^f ^f ^r
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