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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. R. C. DUNN, Publisher.
St. Cloud Business College has more
calls for students to fill positions than
it can supply. It's a school to save
you money. Adv.
Mrs. H. J. Plaas and son, "Buster,"
left for Minneapolis Tuesday morning
to visit. They expect to return to
H. L. Bergh, deputy in the office of
the register of deeds, left for Minne
apolis Friday morning to pass a
week's -vacation at his home.
Gus Chamberlain, who formerly
owned a farm east of the village, but
who is now located in North Dakota,
visited friends this vicinity over
Come on in, if you are 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
Now that the base ball season is
closed basket ball talk is being re
vived. But it is too early to determine
what the actual prospects for a win
ning quint are.
Alonzo Raiche has returned from
the Kansas City veterinary college.
He has not decided to give up the
idea of becoming a etennary surgeon
but will not resume his studies for
One of the pretty sights at this time
of year along a few of our country
roads are flocks of quail. They are
protected by law Minnesota and
have some chance of increasing if the
winter is not too severe.
G. H. Penmson has been appointed
by the State Tax commission to re
assess moneys and credits in the towns
of Borgholm, Greenbush and Isle Har
bor, and the village of Princeton, and
has commenced his duties.
Marshal King is determined to see
to it that the speed laws are not vio
lated by automobile drivers, and last
Friday evening he gathered J. W.
Norfolk, demonstrator of the Hupmo
bile. Mr. Norfolk paid a fine Jus
tice Dickey's court.
Mr. and Mrs. Harry J. Kimlmg en
tertained at a bridge party Tuesday,
and the following were present: A.
Howland of Duluth, Mr. and Mrs. T.
Conners of Chicago, Mr. and Mrs. Lou
Stolhe of Mora, and Miss Gertrude
Brennan. A good time is reported.
"Credit should be given where credit
is* due. No president of the village
council has ever done more toward im
proving the village streets than the
present incumbent, Henry Newbert.
In fact he is the only mayor who ever
accomplished anything worth-while in
the matter of street improvement*-.-
They're October accidents only because they happen in October.
They are no more liable to happen in this month than at any other
time. Pure peroxide is one of the most valuable emergency require-
ments that science has ever discovered and in October and every other
month in the year is the safe emergency article to keep within easy
reach. If you want the fullest strength peroxide buy it here.
Call for your Tickets on the Automobile
C. A. Jack Drug Co.
Open Sundays from 9 A. M. to 1 P. M.
Nelson's photos please the people.
Wm. Ross is having his house re
Highest market prices for poultry
at Henschel's Feed store. 42-ltc
Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Hatch of St.
Paul visited relatives and friends here
J. H. Hoffman recently disposed of
Oakland automobiles to C. Borchard
and B. Stranbeck.
Bring your corn, oats, barley and
poultry to Henschel & Son and get the
highest market prices. 42-ltc
Forrest Angstman shipped a full
blooded Hereford bull calf to T. F. Mc
Cracken at Turner, Montana, Friday.
Gust Thoma of Spencer Brook pur
chased a Studebaker automobile
through the O. B. Randall agency Sat
Partridges are scarce this year but
the woods are full of hunters.
The W. C. T. U. will meet with Mrs.
Ellen Howard on Tuesday, Oct, 10.
Leader, Mrs. Henschel.
We are now in the market for
poultry. Bring in what you have.
Henschel's Feed store. 42-ltc
Rev. M. Peterson will conduct Eng
lish services at the Swedish Lutheran
church next Sunday afternoon.
Mrs. Irene Applegate and daughter
left Monday for Wisconsin to spend
two weeks visiting relatives and
Go to the Whitney Lumber Yard for
building materials of all kinds. We
don't keep lumber. We sell it. E. E.
Tom Caley, jr., left for Exeter, New
Hampshire, Monday, to resume his
school duties, being accompanied by
his mother, Mrs. T. H. Caley.
Dr. J. F. Kothman, optometrist, will
be in town on Wednesday and Thurs
day, Nov. 8 and 9. Eyes examined
and glasses fitted. Office at the Com
mercial Hotel. 1-tfc
A big dance will be given at the
Green lake pavilion on Saturday even
ing, October 7. Music by Potter's
peerless Minneapolis orchestra. Tick
ets, $1 spectators, 25c. 42-ltc
On the last page of this issue ap
pears a quarter of a page advertise
ment calling attention to a meeting
to be held for the purpose of organiz
ing a Woodrow Wilson club.
FOR SALEForty acre farm about
one and a half mile west of Princeton,
with some buildings on place. Will
sell at a snap if taken at once. In
quire of Bert Bates, Princeton. 42-2tp
Today, tomorrow and Saturday the
last of the county fairs for this sea
son will be held at Elk River. Prince
ton and the northeastern end of Sher
burne county should be well represent
The Minneapolis Journal wishes to
have Hennepin county lead a good
roads building campaign, and set an
example to the other counties of the
state. Little Mille Lacs will beat
Hennepin to it.
Smash! Smash'! Smash!!! Go the
prices at the Fall Opening of E Nel
son & Co. Two days remain which
the reduced prices will be in
force. After Saturday the prices will
raise. Take advantage of this op
portunity now. 42-ltc
Oscar Wikeen is enroute with bat
tery of Minneapolis for the border.
In a card to his father which arrived
yesterday, Oscar reports that the ac
commodations are fine, and the food
is wholesome The card was mailed
at Trenton, Mo.
R. F. Brown of Zimmerman, candi
date for county commissioner from
the Fifth district, Sherburne county,
was a Princeton visitor Monday, and
made this office a pleasant call. Mr.
Brown has an announcement else
where in this issue.
Farmers who haul cream to the sta
tion at Estes Brook complain of a bad
spot in the road near there. The road
is located on the line between Green
bush and Milo, and the bad part com
plained of is on the part of the road
assigned to Greenbush.
Representative Edw. Indrehus of
Glendorado stopped here a short time
Saturday evening while on his way
home from St. Paul. Mr. Indrehus is
a candidate for re-election, and ought
to have easy going if a splendid
record counts for aught.
"The Union is unbeatable as an ad
vertising medium," said Robert Korn
man of Princeton town to the writer
Tuesday. "Last week I inserted a
notice in your classified column call
ing attention to the fact that I had 19
young pigs for sale, and by Saturday
I had sold.four of themes a result,"
THE PRINCETON UNION: THURSDAY, OCTOBER 5, 1916
The Dorcas society will meet with
Mrs. W. H. Miller next Wednesday
Mrs. Allie Mott of Maple Plaine
visited relatives and friends here from
Monday to this morning.
Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Sjoblem and
family left yesterday morning by auto
for Mudbaden, where they expect to
remain several days.
A census was taken at Foley recent
ly and that village now has a popula
tion of 814, an increase of about 100
since the last census.
Those who ought to be most inter
ested in the movement for better
roads in this county are least inter
ested. This is not as it should be.
Two juvenile residents of the village
were haled before Justice Dickey
Saturday, and given a severe lecture
for pointing a revolver at passing
A postal from King Burrell at Col
orado Spring conveys the information
that he had a fine trip out there in his
little Ford, and that he averaged 198
miles per day.
The Ladies' Aid society of the M. E.
church will meet with Mrs. Wedge
wood next Wednesday afternoon. A
complete attendance is desired as offi
cers will be chosen.
Bear in mind that two days remain
in which you can avail yourself of the
attractive price concessions at the
store of E. Nelson & Co. The sale
will close next Saturday. 42-ltc
The Woman's Civic Betterment club
is making arrangements for a public
reception to be given next week for
the teachers of the Princeton schools
and the board of education.
Miss Dolly Branchaud entertained
at a farewell party in honor of Miss
Hazel, Scalberg Friday evening. Miss
Scalberg left yesterday for Fort Pier,
S. D., where she will teach school.
Mrs. G. W. McFarland returned
home Friday from Austin, where she
has been visiting with her son, A. G.
McFarland, and family. She also vis
ited Mrs. Verge Hatcher at Hopkins a
In another column appears Mr. P.
C. Lynch's announcement as a candi
date for the office of judge of probate.
Mr. Lynch is a resident of Foreston
and is highly regarded by the people
of that village.
Automobiles, when driven at a high
rate of speed, are hard on the roads.
Of that there is no question. More
stringent laws may be necessary to
curb the speeder on country roads as
well as on city and village streets.
George H. Deans and daughter, Miss
Eunice, drove down from Foreston,
Tuesday, in their Mitchell, and visited
Princeton friends for several hours.
They were accompanied by Mr. P. C.
Lynch, candidate for judge of probate.
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
Edward Hass, who is representing
the Cream of Wheat Co, visited his
brother-in-law and sister, Sheriff and
Mrs. Harry Shockley, Tuesday. Mr.
Hass has been assigned to territory
in Oregon, and expects to leave for
that place this week.
Mrs. J. W. McFarland of Ollie, Mon
tana, who was called here by the ill
ness of her mother, Mrs. Robt. Ayers
of Estes Brook, who has been treated
at the Northwestern hospital for blood
poisoning, departed for her home Fri
day. Mrs. Ayers is better.
Among those who attended the An
oka fair last Friday were Chas. Keith,
Andrew Bryson, Ira Stanley, R. D. By
ers, Dr. H. C. and Mrs. Cooney, Mrs.
Mary Rines, Henry and Mrs. New
bert, R. C. and Mrs. Dunn, Grace
Dunn, Dr. George R. Dunn and Miss
Merchant C. H. Nelson was one of
the business men of Princeton who
took in the fair here last week. Mr.
Nelson was formerly an Isanti county
boy but for years lived in Grantsburg,
Wis., with his parents, the A. E. Nel
sons. Mr. Nelson has become one of
Princeton's prosperous business men.
This is pleasant news to his old Isanti
county friends.Cambridge Indepen
O. B. Randall, installed a complete
100-light Delco system at the Frank
Robinson ranch, seven miles south of
Onamia last week. Mr. Robinson has
a large and modern dairy farm,
stocked with Holstein cattle, and his
equipment includes a silo, cream sep
arator and water pressure system.
John W. Anderson of Borgholm is
also having a Delco light system In
stalled on his premises.
Coupon in Every
A Package of
Coffees, Teas &
Ask Your Grocer for McMurray's
i Quality Goods and write for
Premium Catalog sent free by
Wm. McMurray& Co. St. Paul
Ideal fall weather Is now visiting
this section of Minnesota.
For RentA nine room house,
good cellar and water, with three
acres of land and orchard. Esther K.
Lane, Princeton. Ten dollars per
Dr. Avis Eaton, after a two months
visit at the home of her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. G. A. Eaton, departed yester
day on her return to SanFrancisco,
where she has accepted a position in
Jas. M. Curry, licensed auctioneer,
will be at the Foltz feed store, Prince
ton, every Saturday afternoon, and will
then be in a, position to talk with
those who contemplate holding an auc
tion. See him before placing your
The chicken pie supper in the base
ment of the M. E. church Friday even
ing was a gratifying success and $60
was cleared. The ladies had pre
pared a tempting repast, and those
who partook of the same pronounced
it the best ever.
The local Eastern Star lodge had a
school of instruction Friday evening.
Mrs. Kendricks of Spring Valley, Wor
thy Grand Matron of Minnesota, was
present, and about 35 members of the
order from Anoka and Milaca were
also in attendance. The work of the
chapter was demonstrated by the vis
iting members. It was a pleasant and
The friends of County Superinten
dent Guy Ewing, and they are legion,
will be pained to learn that he is con
fined to the house with a severe at
tack of blood poisoning. That his re
covery will be speedy and complete is
the sincere wish of all. Nathan Pet
erson*^is looking after the office of
superintendent of schools during Mr.
The Union is not boosting any can
didate for local office. The voters of
the county know the candidates fully
as well as we do, and are just as com
petent to determine the fitness of each
aspirant for office. Unless a candi
date is notoriously unfit, or unless he
has some special qualities to recom
mend him, the Union will maintain a
strict neutrality as far as candidates
for local offices are concerned.
In a private letter Sergt. Hofflan
der, who is with Co. at Llano
Grande, reports that everything is
quiet along the border, with the ex
ception that rumors as to when the
regiments will be sent home are rife.
Bets as to the outcome of the Novem
ber election are being made among
the soldiers, and Sergt. Hofflander
has wagered a box of cigars that
President Wilson will succeed himself.
County commissioners meet next
Tuesday. The report of the assistant
engineer of the state highway com
mission, estimating the cost of the pro
posed road improvements, will be sub
mitted to the board, and undoubtedly
a resolution will be adopted instruct
ing the county auditor to cause ballots
to be prepared, setting forth a state
ment of the proposed improvement,
and then it will be up to the voters to
Bear this in mind you people who
do not reside on the main state roads:
Once those roads are permanently im
provedand if the program mapped
out goes through they will be im
proved next yearthen all the state
and county road money, save what is
required for maintenance, can be ex
pended on the lateral roads. The re
sult will be that all the important
town and county roads can be per
manently improved within the next
"A farmer" in the Foreston Indepen
dent, says he favors roads surfaced
with crushed rock, but he is opposed
to gravel surfaced roads. When grav
el surfaced roads, are referred to it
means also crushed rock surfaced
roads. Where crushed rock is obtain
able it is preferable. But no matter
whether a road is surfaced with
crushed rock or gravel it ought to be
properly maintained. With either
surfacing the maintenance cost would
not be heavy.
arrived a large assortment of
Mackinaw coats both for Men and
The famous Summit and 20th Century
coats. Many colors and weights to
Prices from $3.00 to $10.00
This is the place to buy your Mackinaw.
Orton & Kaliher
The Home of Good Clothes
LYON & HEALY PIANOS
Pure in Tone
D. R. BYERS, Agent PRINCETON
Come in and arrange for a
Sitting To-day! The Latest
Creations in Photography are
Always to be found at The
Dr. R. R. Frazier, Eye Specialist, of
Minneapolis, will have his office at
the Merchants hotel, Saturday and
Sunday, October 7 and 8, and cont
inue coming every month. Remem
ber, the first Saturday in October, and
at the Merchants hotel. 39-4t
R. D. N. SPRINGER, Oph. D.
of Dr. Kline's Sanatorium, Anoka Will be in
Princeton, Snnday, Oct. 15
-at RIVERSIDE HOTEL
EYES EXAMINED AND GLASSES
FITTED BY ELECTRICITY
Dr. Lawrence ML Isgrigg
A System of Drugless Healing.
Presenting remarkable opportunity
for the afflicted to obtain a cure of
Chronic Stomach, Liver or Kidney
trouble Rheumatism, Constipation,
Paralysis, Consumption, or Female
Trouble Diseases of the Eye, Epilepsy
Asthma, Cancer Eczema, Nervousness
or any organic weakness, in fact a
great many diseases not reached by
medicine or surgery.
OFFICES OVER HERDLISKA'S
LOCAL MARKET QUOTATIONS.
The quotations hereunder are those
prevailing on Thursday morning at the
time of going to press:
Cobblers goc 95c
GRAIN, HAY. ETC.
WheatNo. 1 northern $1.60
WheatNo. 2 northern $1.56
WheatLowest grade $1.51
$2.152c 4 $2.2 7
Beanshand picked $4.50
Fat beeves, per lb 4c 5%c
Calves, per lb 9C
Hogs, per cwt $email@example.com
Sheep, per lb 4c@6c
Hens, old, per lb llc@12c
Springers, per lb 13c 15c