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Secretary Lansing Announces
Personnel of Body.
MAY SETTLE ALL DISPUTES
Franklin K. Lane, Judge George Gray
and Dr. John R. Mott Will Repre-
sent the United States in Confer-
ence With Mexican Delegates.
Washington, Aug. 23.Secretary
Lansing announced that the American
members of the joint commission to
undertake settlement of differences
between the United States and Mex
ico will be Franklin K. Lane, secre
tary of the interior Judge George
Gray of Wilmington, Del., and Dr.
John R. Mott of New York city.
All of the commissioners have ac
cepted their appointments. The Mex
ican members were named some time
ago and arrangements for their meet
ing will be made immediately.
Secretary Lane, who will head the
American group, was the first mem
Judge Gray, a retired federal cir
cuit judge and a former United States
senator, has had much experience on
international bodies and since 1900
has been a member of the internation
al permanent court of arbitration un
der The Hague convention.
Dr. Mott is general secretary of the
international committee of the Young
Men's Christian association.
WISCONSIN MAN IS CHOSEN
Dr. Edward A. Fitzpatrick Chief of
Democratic Reference Bureau.
Chicago, Aug. 23.Senator Walsh
manager of the Western national
Democratic campaign headquarters,
announced the organization of a ref
erence bureau with Dr. Edward A.
Fitzpatrick of the University of Wis
consin in charge.
SEEKING BAY STATE TOGA
Former Mayor Fitzgerald of Boston
Files for Senator.
Boston, Aug. 23.John F. Fitzger
ald, former mayor of Boston, filed
nomination papers as a Democratic
candidate for United States senator
in the September primaries.
OH eOQOET SYSTEM
St. Paul, Aug. 23.Governor Burn
nuist took the first step toward estab
lishing a budget system for state de
partments. A request was sent by
the executive to Andrew E. Fritz, state
public examiner, asking that budget
forms be prepared without delay for
the use of departments in submitting
to the next legislature estimates of
maintenance, operation and other ex
penses for the next biennial period.
Later developments in budget mak
ing will be incorporated in the Min
nesota form, the governor said, inas
much as the examiner is expected to
gain through the experience of other
states and the more progressive cities.
The system will be devised to show
in detail the exact needs of each state
department for the guidance of leg
islators in voting new appropriations.
ONE OF GREATEST IN WORLD
Crater of Katmai Volcano Miles Wide
and Very Deep.
Kodiak, Alaska, Aug. 23.The main
crater of the Katmai volcano is one
of the greatest in the world, accord
ing to a statement made by Robert F.
Griggs, who has reached Kodiak after
a careful study of the volcano in the
interests of the American Geographic
"This crater," he said, "is miles
across and extends down thousands
of feet to a blue-green lake, simmer
ing and sputtering at the bottom."
Traffic Officer Killed.
Milwaukee, Aug! 2$.Charles W.
Gudgell, traffic policeman, was acci
dentally killed by a motor car driven
by Haynes Bunker, eighteen years old,
of Cedar Rapids, la. Bunker became
confused at the officer's signals and in
tryiw pass another vehicle smash
die officer. The wheels passed
over Gudgell's head and body.
Five Killed at Crossing.
Bei. n, Md., Aug. 23.Five persons
were killed and four injured when a
Pennsylvania train struck the auto
mobile of John Quillen at a road
crossing near here. The dead are
John Quillen, his wife and two chil
dren, Denmead, eight and Norman,
three years old, and Henry Predeau,
Playwright Dies in Accident.
Mineola, N. Y., Aug. 23.Alvah
Holbrook, well known playwright,
died of his injuries a few hours after
he had been thrown trom the running
board -of an automobile.
SURE OF VICTORY.
Former French Premier
Expects Long Struggle.
Photo by American Press Association.
Paris, Aug. 23.A difficult and pro
longed struggle before the war is
ended was prophesied by former Pre
mier Viviani, who is minister of jus
tice in the present cabinet. In an
address made at Gueret he said:
"Although victory is certain it will
require hard and prolonged efforts to
break Prussian militarism and pre
vent recurrence of its crimes.
MAY COST PACKERS
$1,000,000 A YEAR
Yonkers, N. Y., Aug. 23.A fine of
$100 imposed on Swift & Co., meat
packers, by City Court Judge Joseph
H. Beall, carried with it a decision
which will cost the country's meat
packers $1,000,000 a year if approved
by the higher courts, according to
their attorneys. It will save this sum
to the customers.
Judge Beall found the packers guil
ty of having violated the law by charg
ing for meat containers at the same
rate as for the meat they contained.
It was charged the company sold
ham weighing 11 pounds 6 ounces in
containers weighing 6 ounces and
charged for 11 pounds, 12 ounces of
The company's defense was that
hams are not classed as ordinary
meats and that the buyer knows he
is paying meat prices for paper con
tainers. GRAIN AND PROVISION PRICES
Duluth Wheat and Flax.
Duluth, Aug. 22.WheatOn track
and to arrive, No. 1 hard, $1.65% No.
1 Northern, $firstname.lastname@example.org% No. 2
Northern, $1.60% 1.61%. FlaxOn
track and to arrive, $2.22%.
St. Paul Grain.
St. Paul, Aug. 22. Wheat No. 1
$email@example.com No. 2
Northern, $1.55%@ 1.60% No. 2 Mon
tana hard, $1.52% 1.53% corn 86@
87c oats, 44*/i@44%c barley, 75c@
$1.04 rye, $firstname.lastname@example.org flax, $2.22^.
Chicago Grain and Provisions.
Chicago, Aug. 22. Wheat Sept.,
$1.40% Dec, $1.53% May, $1.56%.
CornSept., 85%c Dec, 74%c May,
77%c OatsSept., 45%c Dec, 48%c
May, 52%c PorkSept., $27.50 Oct.,
$26.35. ButterCreameries, 28@31c.
Eggs18@24c. PoultrySprings, 20
@21c fowls, 14%@16c
South St. Paul Live Stock.
South St. Paul, Aug. '22. Cattle
Receipts, 3,300 steers, $email@example.com
cows and heifers, $firstname.lastname@example.org calves,
$email@example.com stockers and feeders, $4.-
25@ 7.25. HogsReceipts, 3,900 range,
$firstname.lastname@example.org. SheepReceipts, 700
lambs, $email@example.com wethers, $5.25@7.-
75 ewes, $firstname.lastname@example.org.
Minneapolis, Aug. 22.WheatSept.,
$1.58% Dec, $1.57 May, $1.59%.
Cash close on track: No. 1 hard, $1.-
64% No. 1 Northern, $email@example.com%
No. 2 Northern, $firstname.lastname@example.org% No. 3
Northern, $email@example.com% No. 3 yel
low corn, 86@87c No. 3 white oats,
44y4@44%c flax, $2.22%.
Chicago Live Stock.
Chicago, Aug. 22.CattleReceipts,
7,000 steers, $7.O0@11.10 stockers
and feeders. $firstname.lastname@example.org calves, $9.00
12.50. HogsReceipts, 11,00 light,
$email@example.com mixed, $firstname.lastname@example.org
heavy, $email@example.com rough, $10.25@
11.45. SheepReceipts, 20,000 na
tive, $firstname.lastname@example.org lambs, $email@example.com.
St. Paul Hay.
Ct. Paul, Aug. 22.HayChoice tim
othy, $16.50 No. 1 timothy, $15.00@
15.75 No. 1 clover, mixed, $13.O0@
13.75 No. 1 mixed, different grasses,
$firstname.lastname@example.org No. 1 mixed, timothy
and wild, $email@example.com choice upland,
$14.50 No. 1 upland, $13.0O@13.75
No. 1 midland, $firstname.lastname@example.org No. 1 al
Minnesota and Good Roads..
The Des Moines Register regards
Iowa's lax policy, or lack of policy,
in tl)e building of good roads with the
utmost impatience, and at the same
time holds up Minnesota as a shining
example of what can and ought to be
done by the Hawkeye state itself.
While acknowledging ..with becoming
modesty the complimentary references
to this commonwealth, we cannot but
commiserate Iowa for the unfortunate
position she finds herself in as far as
road building is concerned.
The great handicap the sister state
to the south of us labors under is that
the roads question there has been
shanghaied into politics. No deeper
misfortune could attend it, for as long
as the problem of good roads is the
sport of the politicians no highways
will be surfaced with gravel. The Reg
ister is doing its best to arouse the
press and through it the people of the
state to the importance of hard, per
manent, all-weather roads, and for the
sake of Iowa herself as well as those
numerous Minnesotans who motor
southward every year we wish the Des
Moines paper every success.
The Register is not the only daily
and Iowa is not the only state that
holds up Minnesota as a model in the
matter of road building. It is fortu
nately true that this state has made
a beginning, and a fine beginning, in
solving this great modern economic
problem. But neither Minnesota nor
any other commonwealth of the Mis
sissippi valley has really caught a
vision of its real duty with respect to
highway construction. We have here
no such vision as the countries of the
old world, or of California, for exam
This latter state is going about the
building of roads with something of
the same energy and the same spirit
as the pioneers of transcontinental
railway construction displayed a gen
eration ago. The state of California
and the towns of California are bond
ing themselves for millions upon mil
lions in order that every street and
every main highway and every side
road may be easily passable in all
kinds of weather. And it will pay our
Pacific coast brethem to expend money
freely in this way.
It may be said that California is
making this stupendous effort because
she is the great winter playgrounds
of the West. But California is no
more inviting as a winter resort than
Minnesota would be as a summer re
sort if we people here would take hold
of this problem boldly and build good,
hard roads all over the- state, rami
fying to every one of our incompara
ble lakes. Nor can the benefits to
the agriculture and industry of the
state be measured if such a course
The time for Minnesota to pat her
self on the back is not yet. That time
will only come when the people of
this state become aroused from their
lethargy and go at the problem of road
building with the largeness of outlook
and generosity of expenditure which
the gigantic nature of the task calls
for.St. Paul Pioneer-Press.
Civil Service Examination.
Saturday, Sept. 9, 1916.
The United States civil service com
mission announces that on the date
named above an examination will be
held at Princeton, Minn., as a result
of which it is expected to make cer
tification to fill a contemplated vacancy
in the position of fourth class post
master at Zimmerman and other
vacancies as they may occur at that
office, unless it shall be decided in the
interest of the service to fill the
vacancy by reinstatement. The com
pensation of the postmaster at this
office was $758 for the last fiscal year.
Age limit, 21 years and over on the
date of the examination, with the ex
ception that in a state where women
are declared by statute to be of full
age for all purposes at 18 years,
woman 18 years of age on the date of
the examination will be admitted.
Applicants must reside within the
territory supplied by the postoffice for
which the examination is announced.
The examination is open to all citi
zens of the United States who can
comply with the requirements.
Application forms *nd full informa
tion concerning the-requirements of
the examination can be secured from
the postmaster at Zimmerman, or
from the U. S. Civil Service Commis
sion, Washington, D. C.
Applications should be properly
executed and filed with the commis
sion at Washington at least seven days
before the date of the examination,
otherwise it may be impracticable to
examine the applicants.
Well Children are Active.
If your child is dull, pale, fretful and
wants to lie around, the chances are it
is suffering from worms. Kickapoo
Worm Killer, a pleasant candy con
fection, liked by all children is what
your child needs. You only give one
half to one lozenge at a time and you
get immediate results. Every mother
should have a box on hand. 25c at
all druggists. adv.
THE PRINCETON UNION: THURSDAY, AUGUST 24, 1916.
Minneapolis Man Describes the Work
of Tanlac in His
Minneapolis, Minn., Aug. 23.What
Andrew Carlin, a retired railroad man
and long resident of this city, who
lives at 310 Second street north, has
to say about Tanlac vill prove of sur
prising interest to many people, for
he has tried the new medicine and
knows exactly what it can do for a
"I suffered with stomach trouble for
a long time," Mr. Carlin said on July
24. "Gas would form in my stomach
and cause considerable annoyance. In
fact, my system generally was in a
run down condition.
"I read in the newspapers of how
Tanlac was helping many other people
and so I decided to give the new medi
cine a trial. One bottle of Tanlac
semes to have given my system a
thorough cleansing. The stomach trou
ble is much better as the gas forma
tions that formerly bothered me have
Tanlac, the Master Medicine, is
especially beneficial for stomach, liver
and kidney trouble, catarrhal com
plaints, rheumatism, nervousness,
sleeplessness, loss of appetite and the
like and is a fine blood purifier and
Tanlacs is now being specially in
troduced and explained in Princeton at
the C. A. Jack Drug Co.Advt.
Mrs. Johanna Eberhardt.
Mrs. Johanna Eberhardt, an
esteemed resident of Milaca, passed
over the great divide last Friday at
the home of her son-in-law and daugh
ter, Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Eberhardt, at
the advanced age of 80 years. The
funeral services were conducted Sun
day from the family residence.
I Popular HAS
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Creations in Photography are
I Always to be found at The
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Special Attention Given to
Horses With Sore Feet
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rest assured that you will get
as nice and neat work as can be
produced in any modern print
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for 15 years the standard remedy for all skin
diseases. A liquid used externally. Instant
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back if the first bottle does not bring
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H. S. RUTHERFORD & CO.
We Handle the Great Northern Railway Co. Lands.
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Pierson & Blocker
(Successors to L. C. Hummel)
Fresh and Salt Meats, Lard,
POULTRY, FISH and GAME IN SEASON.
1 South Main Street Princeton, Minn.
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If you are contemplating new buildings, call on us and get one of
our books with plans of houses, barns, granaries in fact anything you
may wish to build. We will be glad to furnish you with plans, blue-
prints, specifications and prices on anything in our line.
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