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Good Tea for
A No. 1 Tea for
Splendid Syrup for
H. B. GOWLE
IS STILL IN THE MARKET WITH A FULL LINE OF
AND IS ON HAND A ALL TIMES TO SWINDLE THE
AN POO GOODS!!!
CENTER BLOCK, MAIN STREET, PRNCETON,
The*Best Assortment of Goods in his Line. North of Min-
neapolis and St. Paul: Consisting of
DRUGS, CHEMICALS, PATENT MEDICINES, OILS,"PAINTS, DYES,
COLORS, PERFUMERY, LAMPS, BRACKETS, TOILET
REQUISITES. COMBS, MUSICAL INSTRU-
MENTS, TRUSSES, CIGARS TOBAC-
CO, POCKET BOOKS, POCKET
XZ3TPrescriptions Carefully Compounded and Filled at all Hours. My Pa-
irons tan feel Assured that I Still Continue to Keep the Best of Wines and
Liquors for Medical Purposes.
GENERAL HARDWARE STORE-
KEEP CONSTANTLY ON HAND
General Stock of Hardware
AXIS, HATCHETS, HAMMERS, AUGURS, AUGUR BITS, CHISELS,
PLANES, WRENCHES, CROSS CUT HAND AND WOOD SAWS,
CHAINS, ROPES, DRAW AND SPOKE SHAVES,
SPADES, SHOVELS AND FORKS NAILS,
HINGES AND BUTS, TABLE AND POCKET CUTLERY
TIN AND WOODENWARE FURNITURE, LEADS, OILS AND
PAINTS COOKING, PARLOR AND HEATING STOVES &c, &c, &c.
Lumbermen's Supplies a Speciality.
A LARGE ASSORTMENT OF LAMPS A VERY LOW FIGURES.
We Discount Minneapolis Retail Prices for CASH,
D. H. MURRAY,
HAS A LARGE STOCK OF
SUMMER DRV GOODS,
AND HIS STOCK OP
General Groceries, Boots and Shoes is Complete
AND HE IS SELLING ALL HIS GOODS AT
JtyFRESH BEEF AND PORK CONSTANTLY ON HAND.
COME AN SEE E A THE
G. H. R1NES
Has on Hand an Immense Stock of General Dry Goods,
Boots and SJioes and Groceries.
GREAT BARGAINS IN LADIE'S DRESS GOODS
My Stock of Gentlemen's Furnishinig Goods is Very Large and Complete
Lumbermen's Supplies a Speciality.
TAKEN IN EXCHANGE FOR GODDS.
VOL. ft PRINCETON, MINN., WEDNESDAY, MARCH
3 5 cents per pound.
5 0 cents per pound.
7 5 cents per gallon.
CASH PAID FOR WHEAT, &c
[NEXT DOOR TO CALEY & NEELY'SJ
Main St., Princeton, Minn.
O.X-S HO E ING
LOGGING AND TOTE SLEDS AL-
WAYS ON HAND.
All Kinds of BlacksmithingDone in
the BEST STYLE and at Reason-
able Rates. I Employ
and Use the Best Material and War-
rant All Work Done.
II. CAUEY, Prop'r.
S- M- BYERS'
LOWEST PRICES EVER KNOWN TO
THE RETAIL TRADE.
Highest Price Paid for Furs-
MEAL AND FEED
CONSTANTLY ON HAND.
ee round to Order.
B. F. WHITNEY.
E. O. OIL.E,
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON.
OFFICE A RESIDENCE.
F, M. Campbell,
j3gT THE ACCOMODATIONS
Those Who Stop at the American
Once Generally Do so Afterwards,
The Best in the World!
WESTERN COTTAGE ORGAN
Constantly on Hand and
for Sale by
E. A. ROSS,
Agent for Princeton.
j^TCOFFINS MADE TO ORDER
BY THE ROSS BROS.
WETTER. TIME TABLE.
DAIL.Y STAGE, MtfE,
Campbell & Libby, Prop's
Leave American House, Princeton,
Daily (Except Sunday) at 7 A. M.
Leave Elk River Daily (Except Sun
day) at 12 M.
All Goods by Express or Freight
Consigned to Our Care, Promptly At
OFFICE A ELK RIVER.
The UNION AND THE Weekly
$f 5 0 PER
R. C. DUNN, PUBLISHER.
Independent Republican in Politics.
Terms $1 50 per Fear,
Official Paper of Mille Lacs County and
the Village of Princeton.
legal advertisements must be paid
for invariably before affidavit of publica-
tion -will be furnished. No deviation from
this rule hereafter.
Now is the time to subscribe,' Sub
cribe for home papers where is the
use of sending to New York or Chi
cago for papers when yon can get as
good and bcttar in your own state?
We furnish the St. Paul Weekly DIS
PATCH, a live, ably edited ten-commu
paper.r-and the UNION for $2 25 per
year. And the UNION and the PIONEER
PRES/S for $2 50 per year, with map
50 cents extra, and the splendid map
is well worth 1 50. Call and see
sample copies at this office.
ENGLAND and Russia are still growl
ing at each other and affiairs have
agahfassumed. a warlike aspect.
YES, to be sure Princeton is a "nice,
clean and pleasant town," and that
accounts for II. M. Atkins leaving it,
ANDERSON, of the Louisiana return
ing board, has been released by order
of the Supreme Court of that state.
BECAUSE Church beat Cutter by 12
votes for Mayor of Anoka, the Union
of that city, adorns its colums with a
proud and defiant looking rooster.
ALL of our exchanges, with one or
two exceptions, contain laudatory
notices of the State Fair, to be held in
St. Paul the first week of September.
HE St. Paul Globe of Thursday
contains an editorial on intemperance
headed "Make it pure, if we must
have it." Pretty good idea.
AT the earnest solicitation of Carl
Schurz, Miss Ada Sweet has been re
nominated by the president for the
position of pension agent at Chicago.
SUPPOSING that the legislature had
enacted a law that no habitual liar
should hold office wouldn't there be a
lively shaking up of the office-holding
WE thought times were hard
enough, but now, in Chicago, a few
office-holders and immaculate bank
presidents have established a "hard
The Duluih Tribune still continues
to visit our sanctum regularly. Th
.'sacred bulldozing"judging from its
more than ever sprightly columns
has not been a success.
IT is a good law, that no habitual
drunkard shall hold office, but then if
is to be enoforced several of the
honorable setfators and representatives
who helped to make the law had bet
ter step down and out.
ANOKA is a republican town but she
has some decidedly democratic symp
toms, or at least some of her citizens
have acquired the good old democra
tic habit of voting early and often at
SENATOR HOULTON is receiving a
good many newspaper puffs now-a
days. Wonder how it will be next
fall when Eome Benton, Crow Wing
or Morrison county man aspires to
A BRANCH of the so called "honest
money league" has been established at
Milwaukee, People might have some
confidence in this "honest money
league" were there not so many thiev
ing bank presidents connected with it.
A very short law was passed this
winter but yet oh! how sweeping. It
prohibits habitual drunkards from
holding office. A decision from the
courts upon "habitual" is likely to en-
sueIsanti County Press.
What if Judge Cox was to render
HE St. Louis Gloee-Democrat says,
upwards $100,000 is spent annually to
teach the German language in thereturn
public schools of that city, The G.-
D. intimates that the money might be
more advantageously expended, as to
be able to talk the German language
is not one of the essential requisites to
good American citizenship.
O'DONOVANA ROSSA, the dymanite
Fenian,:attempted to delive* a lecture
at Toronto, Canada, on Monday night
the Orange and Protestant factions
were determined that he should not
talk, hence a riot ensued, and several
were killed and sccres were badly
wounded, Poor fools.
THE St, Paul Globe hints that Alex
Ramsey may be Dr. Stewart's succes
sor to congress. The Globe also says
tnat, should General Averil consent to
become a candidate, Stewart, Ramsey
and Washburn might as well withdraw
from the contest. We arc inclined to
think, however, that W. D. Washburn
is the coming man,
WHEN If, M. Atkins says the UNION
agreed to "enthusiastically" support
W. II. Houlton or any other man for
$25, $50 or any other sum, H. M. At
kins simply lies. But then it is as na
tural for II. M. Atkins to equivocate
and lie as it is for a duck to swim.
H. M. ATKINS accuses the Elk River
News of not doing its duty, because
that paper did not follow Atkins' ex
ample in giving the Princeton & An
oka railroad project fits The News
was sensible in having nothing to say
against the railroad Atkins blew his
bugle loud and long, and to what pur
pose? Perhaps he knows but no one
HE Elk River Star thinks Senator
Houlton deserves the thanks of every
"liberty-loving individual" for the
manner in which he opposed that
"swindling text-book bill." Well,
there is a difference of opinion on that
subject, Most people up this way
think the Merrill law is a good thing,
and the knowledge that money was
used to defeat the bill strengthens that
TELEGRAPH dispatch from Winona:
On Sunday, about noon, while a class
of four or five candidates were being
baptized in the Rollingstone river, at
Minnesota City, by Rev. J, Rowley,
of Winona, Henry Monrean, whose
wife was among the number to be
baptized, fell dead from heart disease,
while standing in the midst Of a large
assembly on the opposite side of the
stream to witness the services, lie
was a man of middle age, and leaves a
wife and three children.
If that man had been watching a
game of base ball it would have been
a visitation of God's wrath.
England Will Roar.
Russia: I want several provinces to
square of my territory.
England: Now, I don't think that's
Russia: I'm going to take those
England: Now, you shouldn't do
that. 'Taint right,
Russia: Let's see. But that isn't
near enough. I want two or three, or
twenty or thirty millions of rubles.
England: By George, you'd better
take Turkey and done with it.
Russia: Don't know but what I
shall, Now there's Egypt.
England: Now, if you touch Egypt
I shan't like it, I'll voar, I can roar.
You'd better not make me roar.
Russia: Nh roar and be I
think I'll cork up the Bosphorous too.
England: Now, if you cork up the
Bosphorus I will roar. I have got
400,000 roaring men. I
Russia: Yes, I'll put a fort on the
England: Now, I'm going to com
mence to roar right away if you do
that. Austria will roar with me, too,
won't you Austria?
Austria: Idunno. I haven't roar
ed for a good while, I got awful sick
the last time I roared at Germany.
Maybe I'll r.oar.. I'll see. I'll think
England: Well, I've got a good
mind to roar all by myself. I declare
it's shameful. Why the man has no
more conscience than a bear.New
A drunken member on thefloorof
the Honse is an infallible sign of the
of the Democratic party to
The editor of the New York Times
met a man in Washington who
couldn't get an office because of his
disqualifications as a Union soldier
had not been removed." To this com
plexion we have come at last.Globe
Mr. Hayes promises to go to Phila
delphia on a visit very soon, unless
the pressure of public business shall
detain him in Washington. A great
many people are sorry that the pres
sure of private business elver allowed
him to leave the festive town of Fre
A correspondent asks, "What is the
best method of feeding cattle in win-
ter?" We don't exactly know. One
might prefer to take the ox in his lap
and feed him with a spoon. Others
would bring him into the dining room
and let him sit at the table with the
old folks. Tastes differ in matters of
this kind.Anoka Union.
Mr. L. 0. Goodeil, a prominent ice
dealer of St, Louis arrived in this city
a few days ago, and he came hither
for the purpose of buying, if he could,
the entire ice crop harvested hcrel
Failing to purchase any here, he is
about to proceed to Thunder Bay, to
see if he cannot get some there. S
Louis and other southern cities have
no ice and there seems to be none in
the market.Duluth Tribune.
IT WAS ALIVE.He was rather an
uncouth looking individual as he saun
tered into the store the crowd sittin"
on the barrels winked at each other
and made remarks about his person.
"Where did it come from?" asked
one, pointing at him.
"Somebody left the door open and
it blew in," said another.
"I don't think it's," said a third.
"Touch it and see," remarked a
"Yes, it's a mansee it move?"
queried the first. All hands laughed
"I'm a poor man, and I don't want
to have any trouble with anybody. I'm
a Christian, and I don't believe in tur
moil and strife and can't participate in
it. I pray you, wordly minded people,
that you will allow me to depart in
peace," said the new arrival.
One of the crowd, more darinj:
than the rest, hammered the man's
hat down over his eyes, and another
daubed his nose full of molasses from
a barrel standing by.
Then the poor Christian took a
small volume from his pocket and be
gan reading the Scriptures in a drawl
ing, sing song tone
While he was engaged at this the
crowd played all sorts of tricks on
One put some eggs in his pocket and
another mashed them.
Then the biggest map in the house
poured some oil on his hat and lighted
Then the clerk hit him under the
nose with a cod fish.
Then that man quietly put the lit
tie volume in his coat tail pocket, and
the clerk went head first into the mo
lasses barrel. When the biggest man
in the house picked himself up from
under the conuter it was next to an
impossibility to guess where his nose
left off and where the codfish began.
No. 1 made work for the glazier as ho
hit a ventilator in the window. No.
2 hatched out half a barrel of eggs,
and No. 3 got up on the pie shelf and
stayed there. As No. 4 walked out
of the door on his baqk he wondered
how much it would cost to make him
as good as new, and.t.he poor Christian
-"The next time you folks pick me
up for a slouch look out you ain't in
the wrong pew. Good day, fellers."
The clerk is waiting for them to
come around and settle for damage
done, but they must have forgotten
where the place is as they pass right
by without looking in, and their bill*