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WHEN SCHOOL BELLS RING
George I. Staples is the only person who is
authorized to collect money due this office. In
every case the party paying money is entitled
to and should insist upon receiving a printed
receipt. B. C. DUNN, Publisher.
SEE THAT THE SCHOLARS HAVE THESE ITEMS
Pads, paper, composition books, blanks of every description. Pens,
pencils, rubbers, erasers, inks, mucilage and all school needs. Even
the things that must enter the school with the scholars when the bell
rings. See that they are well supplied. See that these goods are
bought from our store either buy them yourself for the youngsters
or send the children and let us help select the goods that they require.
We will treat you fair, treat them right, save you time, trouble, dis-
tress and money.
C. A. Jack Drug Co.
Open Sundays from 9 A. M. to 1 P. M.
Nelson's photos please the people.
Oscar Stark was a passenger to
Millard Howard commenced buying
potatoes at Zimmerman yesterday.
Meet us at the Mille Lacs county
fair. Oslund's Nursery, Cambridge.
The sooner newspapers get down to
a cash basis the better for the news
Fred Beecher of Minneapolis visited
his sister, Mrs. Mahaffey, from Friday
Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Broberg of
Cambridge visited Princeton friends
Mrs. Fred Young and daughters,
Fay and Beatrice, spent the week end
with relatives at Anoka.
Go to the Whitney Lumber Yard for
building materials of all kinds. We
don't keep lumber. We sell it. E. E.
Mrs. Andrew Bryson and daughter,
Miss Nora, returned Saturday evening
from a trip to the souther part of
Mrs. Clarence Sundbloom and daugh
ter of Mora are visiting at the home
of the former's parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Mrs. G. Luhman and son Gerald,
of Howard Lake, arrived here Sunday
and are visiting the former's parents,
Rev. and Mrs. E. B. Service.
The Dalbo oall team trounced the
Cambridge pastimers to the tune of
15 to 2 last Sunday. Dalbo must be
rather fast, or else Cambridge is woe
A license to wed was issued at the
office of the clerk of court Monday to
Martin P. Moe of Sheridan coun
ty, Montana, and Miss Harriet Van
Rhee of Milaca.
Hon. Samuel G. Iverson of St. Paul
was the guest of the Dunn family
from Saturday until Monday. Mr.
Iverson made a visit to his old friend,
Herb Gates, on Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. K. H. Burrell stopped
over in Princeton a short time Tues
day. They are motoring to Colorado
Springs, Colorado, but expect to pass
a couple of weeks Minneapolis.
Rev. and Mrs. M. Peterson and son
Nathan, and daughter Evelyn, left on
Monday for Braham and Rush City to
visit relatives and friends. Rev. Peter
son's aged mother resides at Braham.
A. P. Jorgensen of Vineland trans
acted business here Monday and Tues
day. Mr. Jorgensen says that he will
endeavor to see to it that Kathio is
again represented at the county fair
with an exhibit.
John Brennan, who is traveling for
a typewriter company, with headquar
ters at Fargo, N. D., visited at his
home here over Sunday. Jack is mak
ing good, which is not surprising to
those who know him.
St. Cloud Business college new term
opens September 5th. New classes in
bookkeeping, shorthand, typewriting
and other studies. Enter now. Save
from $40 to $100 on your course. Get
ready for a good position. Vath &
While N. G. Warner was returning
from Milaca Sunday evening in his
Ford automobile when passing two
other cars and a motorcycle, he col
lided with one of the automobiles. Mr.
Warner's machine was uninjured but
the other car was damaged some.
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Dave Wetter transacted business in
Minneapolis the first of the week.
H. F. Mann of Cove has purchased
a Delco lighting system through O. B.
Ralph Whitney of Onamia was an
interested spectator at the ball game
Attorney and Mrs. J. C. Pope of
Mora were guests at the Frank Smith
Mr. and Mrs. Chris Peterson of
Milaca visited relatives and friends
Special sale of school supplies on
Sept. 2nd and 4th. Get your votes,
10 for 1. C. A. Jack Drug Co. 37-ltc
School will open in district 2, Mille
Lacs county, on September 4, with
Miss Grace Kaliher as teacher.
Lemuel Briggs returned from south
ern Minnesota Tuesday evening where
he put in the summer on a farm.
Remember the Company benefit
dance at the Armory tomorrow, Fri
day evening. A good time assured.
Ten votes for one will be given in
the automobile contest on all school
supplies sold Saturday, Sept. 2nd and
Monday, Sept. 4th. C. A. Jack Drug
M:, Elmer D. Wickham of Moor
lead and Miss Lillian E. Foss of
Milaca procured a license to wed at
the office of the clerk of court last
Dr. J. F. Kothman, optometrist, will
be in town on Wednesday and Thurs
day, Sept. 27 and 28. Eyes examined
and glasses fitted. Office at the Com
mercial Hotel. 1-tfc
Walter Yngve, manager of the In
dependent-Press at Cambridge, and
Earl Magnus of Chippewa Falls, Wis
consin, were Princeton visitors Satur
day. This office acknowledges a pleas
E. Odegard, the Glendoraod hustler,
was a Princeton visitor last Thursday.
Mr. Odegard was driving a 1917 model
Ford, of which he is agent, and the
new machine is certainly improved
John W. Anderson, one of the pro
gressive farmers of Borgholm, recent
ly purchased an electric lighting sys
tem through O. B. Randall and same
has been installed. Mr. Anderson has
a well equipped farm.
T. L. Haecker of University Farm,
St. Paul, well known investigator of
dairy and beef cattle feeding rations,
says that nearly twice as much grain
is iven fattening beef steers-under
ordinary methods of feeding as they
can make use of.
An unusual light phenomenon of
rare brilliance and beauty was visible
the heavens Saturday night. The
Aurora Borealis was not confined to
the north, and the streams of light
illuminated the earth and sky as if it
were bright moonlight.
Miss Jessie Swanbro, one of Mille
Lacs county's best teachers, who has
taught school for two years near Du
luth is spending her vacation with
friends here. She leaves soon to take
a school in the Lake Minnetonka dis
trict in Hennepin county.
Here is the amount of man labor
that it takes to raise an acre crop in
Northern Minnesota Wheat, 11.2
hours oats, 11.5 hours barley, 12
hours flax, 13 hours field corn cut,
32 hours corn fodder, 32 hours tame
hay (one cutting), 13 hours wild hay,
Claire Smith returned Monday eve
ning from Llano Grande, Texas, hav
ing been granted an honorable dis
charge from Company G, and he is
again attending to his duties at the
depot. Claire says that he enjoyed
good health during all the time of his
absence, and is none the worse for
Chas. Klatt was a passenger to
Milaqa last evening.
Donald Wallace is now employed at
the Security State Bank.
Gus Hofflander transacted business
in Minneapolis yesterday.
Bruno Zimmerman of Stanley, N.
D., visited at his home here the first
of the week.
The M. E. Ladies' Aid society will
meet at Mrs. C. O. Moore's next Wed
Mrs. G. A. Eaton and daughter,
Miss Avis, were Minneapolis visitors
the first of the week.
Mrs. Geo. Ross and son Prentice are
visiting Mrs. Ross' parents, Mr. and
Mrs. A. F. Schlenter at Red Wing.
Next Sunday at Green lake the Kar
mel and Bock ball teams will clash
and an exciting contest is assured.
Be there. 37-ltc
N. J. Skrentny returned from the
west coast Tuesday evening. He re
ports that the crops are not very good
in that section.
Dr. Frazier, the eye specialist, will
be at the Merchants hotel on Satur
day, September 9. Eyes examined
and glasses fitted. 37-2tc
Miss Anna Hoehn will leave to
morrow for Osseo to teach school.
Miss Hoehn is one of Mille Lacs coun
ty's successful teachers.
Chas. H. Werling will be at Lipp's
store, Long Siding, every Monday
from 9 o'clock to 12, to purchase
cream, poultry, veal, etc. 37-ltc
Mrs. G. S. Gibson and daughters,
Ethel and Leona, returned to Duluth
after a visit of ten days at the homes
of Robt. O'Brien and C. J. Cerney.
Farm lands in this vicinity are con
stantly increasing in value. The A. J.
Lillion farm of 160 acres in Athens,
Isanti county, was recently sold for
The Ideal restaurant in this village
is for sale, and any one interested can
secure additional information by call
ing on Mrs. Christiansen at the res
Come on in, if you are in need of fly
nets, lap dusters, single harness, etc.
Everything in horse furnishings at
right prices. J. H. Hoffman, the har
ness man. 10-tfc
Mrs. Herman Jantzen returned to
her home at St. Paul yesterday after
a visit here at the home of her son
in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs.
F. W. Manke.
Mrs. G. W. McFarland, accom
panied by her son, C. W. McFarland,
and family, of Mora, left Sunday by
auto for Oakland to visit A. G. Mc
Farland and family.
Odin Odegard, the local Ford agent,
has a 1917 model of that machine in
stock, and it resembles a real auto
mobile. It has a stream-line body and
an improved cooling system.
Peter Soder of Milaca is undoubted
ly the politest man in the county. We
have been informed that while in
Minneapolis recently he gave up his
seat in a street car to three ladies.
The star route operating between
Cove and Onamia will be discontinued
today, and the Cove postoffice may
also be closed, as a result of the
establishment of a new route out of
As high as $1.05 per bushel was paid
for potatoes here yesterday. More
buyers are on the market, and the
movement is brisker. Some tubers of
excellent quality are now being mar
The Sunday school children of the
Congregational church enjoyed a
picnic outing at Green lake Tuesday,
and a most enjoyable time is reported.
Automobiles conveyed the little folks
to and from the lake.
Another one of those delightful
dances will be given at the Green lake
pavilion on Saturday evening, Sept. 9.
Potter's popular Minneapolis orchestra
will furnish the music, and you all
know what that means. You are in
vited to attend. 37-2tc
Before you start for Princeton to
have your picture taken be sure it is
the first or third Saturday or Sunday
of the month, as these are the only
days you will find Nelson the famous
photographer from Anoka, at his stu
dio in Princeton. 2-tfc
Herbert Gates expects to harvest
over 6,000 pounds of delicious light
colored honey from his bees this year.
Herbert will probably derive in the
neighborhood of $1,500 for honey this
season. Pretty good for a farming
side line. Herb, by the way, seems
to have a speaking acquaintance with
every bee on his place.
Coupon in Every
i Package of
Coffees, Teas &
Ask Your Grocer for McMurray's
^A Quality Goods and write for
'j\ Premium Catalog sent free by
Remember the National Festival
under the auspices of the M. E. Ladies'
aid society at the Armory, Saturday
evening, Sept. 2. An entertainment
of merit is promised and you are
urged to attend.
The King's Heralds will meet with
Mrs. CO. Moore next Monday after
noon, Sept. 4. All members are re
quested to be present as this is the
closing meeting of the year and the
mite boxes will be opened.
There is no marked change in the
condition of J. A. Smith, who has been
seriously ill for some time, but he
was resting easier this morning. A
circle of friends sincerely hope
for his complete and speedy recovery.
One farmer put it to the Union this
way last Saturday: "Good roads will
not benefit me much when I'm dead.
Ten or fifteen years hence the road
question will not bother me. I want
to ride over some good roads while
I am on earth at any rate I hope
they will give my remains a smooth
ride to the cemetery."
Princeton people were hospitably en
tertained by the business men of Cam
bridge last fall. Isn't it about time
Princeton reciprocated Cambridge
people may want to advertise their
fair this year by a sociability tour
around the south end of Isanti county,
and home via Princeton, Wyanett and
Dalbo and Maple Ridge.
If there is a chuck-hole club in Ogil
vie its members ought to get busy at
once on that slough of despond at the
western approach to their pretty little
village. The bad spot extends clear
across the roadway and there is no
way to get around it. The road from
Ogilvie to the Mille Lacs county road
needs patching up in numerous places.
But it is a pleasure to ride over the
road from the eastern end of Mille
Lacs county to Milaca.
Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Hayes and
daughter, Dorothy, returned Saturday
evening from their summer stay in
the east, and report having had a
most enjoyable trip. New York, Bos
ton, Philadelphia and Atlantic City
were among the places visited. Mr.
Hayes says that the east is prosperous
and that good crops blessed that sec
tion. Manufacturing is booming, of
course. He has a shrapnel shell with
him, and has promised to exhibit same
in the Union office next week.
The Civic Betterment club will hold
a special meeting at the courthouse at
3 o'clock Friday to finish up the year's
work and elect officers. Every mem
ber, also any ladies interested should
put forth every effort to be present.
The Betterment club is celebrating its
first birthday anniversary. Since it
was organized it has federated with
state clubs and has done comparatively
remarkable work for such a young
federation. All it needs is popular
sentiment and more regard, so come
one and all to help a good cause along.
County Auditor W. C. Doane re
turned from the border Tuesday even
ing, with orders from the war de
partment for his honorable discharge.
"Billy" says camp conditions are* con
stantly being improved. Floors have
been provided for the tents, and
shower baths are available to the boys
Mr. Doane met an old confederate
veteran on the train, and the veteran
related experiences compared to which
the present expedition is a continual
round of pleasure. Al. Escherich also
returned Tuesday evening, and Henry
Shockley is expected home in a few
Dr. Moye of the Watertown ball
team recently submitted a challenge
to Manager Olson of the Princeton
team, to have these nines clash on
neutral grounds, for a substantial side
bet. The proposition was accepted so
promptly as to make doc's head swim,
and the Monticello diamond- was
designated as the place of the im
pending battle. Upon second thought
Mr. Moye* concluded that he could
scarcely afford to donate one hundred
simoleons to backers of the Princeton
teami and called it off. Princeton is
in the game for the sport of it, and
is not soliciting side bets. But it does
not propose to be bluffed.
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The Minnesota Veteran Cavalry
association, composed of Brackett's
battalion, First Minnesota Mounted
Rangers, Hatch's Independent bat
talion, and the Second Minnesota
cavalry, will hold their thirteenth an
nual reunion in the Grand Army tent,
next door to the Old Settlers' log cabin
on the state fair grounds, at 10 a. m.
sharp, Thursday, September 7, 1916.
All report early and get your badges,
which will be furnished free. By order
of the president, Erastus T. W. Green.
Do you think a salary of twenty
five dollars a day would tempt you to
work harder or for a longer time?
This is what you may make by spend
ing from one to five or six days select
ing and caring for your seed corn.
Good seed corn means at least $25
to $50 more money for the average
farm next year. If every corn grower
in this section would select seed corn
carefully it would mean an increase
of $50,000 in the community's wealth.
Selection in the field may develop a
variety that matures well, grows on a
good stock, and yields more grain in
proportion to the total weight.
FOR EVERY MAN
Schaffner & Marx
call them "young men's
styles" and that's what they
are but we notice a good
many men who are not young
years, like these suits, and
wear them with a good deal
Varsity Fifty-Five is a gen
earl term which includes
more than a dozen different
models one general idea in
all of them, but many varia
tions of detail.
There's style here for you.
Come in and see it.
Copyright Hart Schaffner & Macs
Orton & Kaliher
The Home of Good Clothes
MCMILLAN & STANLEY
Offer for sale in small tracts 3,000 acres* of hardwood
timber land lying on the State Highway, from five
to seven miles from a railway station. This is the
best tract of unimproved land we know of in Mille
Lacs County is near the river well drained by run
ning brooks and is the last body of lands in first
hands left on Rum River.
If you contemplate buying land, either as an
investment or a home for your boy, it will pay you
to look this over. Can be purchased on easy terms
at a low rate of interest, and v/ill be shown without
cost to you.
COME IN AND LET US TELL YOU ABOUT IT.
McMillan & Stanley
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A greatly needed coating of gravel
is being applied to the rock road
familiarly designated as the Germany
road by a crew under the direction of
Louis Solberg. Commisisoner Cater
informs us that he is also going to
have more gravel hauled on the Cam
bridge road leading east from the
Holthus corner, and that the holes in
that part of the road further east that
had been graveled three years ago wilL
also be filled. Let the good work
proceed and get all the roads in good
shape for the fall hauling.
A petition for a judicial road be
tween the towns of Glendorado in Ben
ton county and Santiago in Sherburne,
commencing at the southeast corner
of Glendorado town and running di
rectly west to the quarter section cor
ner on the south line of section 32 in
said town, has been filed with the
clerk of court of court of Benton
county, and will be presented to Judge
Roeser on the 3rd of October to be
acted upon. The petition is signed by
George Uran and thirty-two ^others*
and will undoubtedly be granted and}
the road' established.