Newspaper Page Text
1 A THE MAIN STREET, Cd The Old Un-Rcllable Firm of H. B. COWLES & As Usual are in the Market With a LARGE AND CAREFULLY SELECTED STOCK OF Dry Goods, Groceries and Provisions, Table Cutlery English and American-^-Iron Stone China, Hats and Caps, Boots and Shoes, Ctothing, Con fectionmies, Tobacco and Segars, c. Hi. Of WHIGS WE WILL SELL AT KBES 10 SUIT TEE TIKES. o And Cordially Invite Purchasers to Give us a Call Before Purchasing Their Pall Supplies, as we Will Guarantee to Sell Goods as Cheap for CASH as the Same Quality of Goods can Ue Bought for in the State. W E M&'AN BUSINESS* A o GIVE US A CALL AND YOU WILL BE CONVINCED. H- B- CCWLES &o CO-, *^& %sy LD.A.CAJLEY. ^Z^K Prescriptions Carefully Comrotinded at Ail Hours of tii Oayj i M, The Be Assortment .f (-noi Lint inth of St eil ind Minneapolis Drugs. Chemirn I'tu \W. Cine*, f'ain Dy Cooi*, lr fumen Lamps iiu *i N, Toilet Re i sites, imi'j,, Musica. Instrument", Trusses Pocket Boot Pocket Knives Stationery, Candies Cigai s, Tobacco, &c &c. Thi Snger aai i American Ssving Mashia&s Always oa Hani and for Sale Cheap, PRINCETON FLOUR & FEED MILLS, J. T. D. SADLEY, Proprietor lour, Feed and Meal Kept Constantly on Hand. I will not be Undersold For Cash. Feed Ground to Order and Satssfaction Guaranteed. 1ZS'~luy Your Flour in Puncetonand thus Encomage Home Industerees ALL ABOARD FOR TI1 OLD RELIABLE STORE O O ^,1 ilMTHl BHMMIi^^ O The Grand Central Depot. C. H. "RINES, lias Just Received the Largest Stock of Fail and Winter Goods AND LADIES" FANCY DRESS GOODS That Ever as Brought Into Princeton. Plaids, Alpacas, Mohairs, Cassimeres, Prints, &c. In Endless Varieties LADIES' FUR CAPS, SCARFS, SHAWLS, SILK HANDKERCHIEFS CVFFS, COLLARS, EDGINGS, RIBBONS, TOILET SOAPS, $c.,frc, A BIG STOCK OF GOOD CHEAP CLOCKS, "N Boots & Shoes, tFor Ladies and GentlemenOf All Sorts and Sizes. CTRemember *be PlaceThe Old Reliable Store. VOL. III. -PRINCETON, MINN., WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 24, 1879. PRINCETON. a?9= PRINCETON UNION- CO. C. DUNN. PUBLISHER. Independent Republican in Polities. Terms SI 50 per Year. Official Paper of Mille Laos County and the Village of Princeton. WAll legal advertisements must be paid for invariably before affidavit of publica tion will be furnished. No deviation from this rule hereafter. BTW. A. Smith ia our authorized agent at Spencer Brook. Those who are owing us can settle with Mr. Smith, and those wishing to renew their subscriptions can do so through him. AT the democratic state convention held in St. Paul, on Thursday, the following ticket was nominated: For governor, Edmund Rice, of Ramseyy county for lieutenanant-govercor, E. P. Barnutn, of Stearns county for secretary oi state, Felix A. Borer, of LeJSeur county for treasurer, Lyman B. Cowdry, of Rochester attorney* general, P. M. Babcock, of Hennepin county railroad commissioner, Col. Wm. Colvill, of (d~-d if we know where.) CIRCUS at Elk River, Monday, Sept. 29th. THE Grant boom i. booming at a furious rate just at present. THE St. Paul Dispntch damns the republican state ticket with faint praise. AUSTRIA and Germany have formed alliance which iit no good to Russia. ani alliance which is thought bodes GENERAL GRANT arrived at San Francisco, on Saturday he was ac corded an enthusiactic reception. THE PioneerPr still continues to pay it compliments,(I) to Mr. Oilman. the republican candidate for heuten ant-governor.' PILLSBURY will poll more votes than any other man on the republicanstate ticket, Mr. Gilman's friends'to the con trary notwithstanding. WORSE than everwhich means al most a total failureis the latest re ports concerning the wheat and oat crops in Great Britian. THE Elk River Star has been en larged to a 7-column paper and ap pears in a new dress. That news paper must be flourishing. COL. MOSBY. U. S. consul at Hong Kong, China, accuses consul-general Bailey, at Shanghai, of defrauding the U. S. government out of $40,000. AN advance column of Russian sol diers met with a reverse in central Asia, 700 of their number were sent to kingdom come by the Tuscormans. WE would remark, in all friendli ness, that J. R., the UNION'S Spencer Brook correspondent is not lacking in either "sand" or "honor" and is any thing but a coward. WE don't -know who J. R. is, whether man, woman or devil.Isanti County Press. The thing who penned the above is neither "man, woman nor devil" is unclassifiable. IN the case of the of the United States vs. The Mississippi & Rum Riv er Boom Co., Judge Nelson of the U. S. circuit court, at St. Paul, rendered an opinion on Tuesday, to the effect that the boom company could not be permitted to run logs over the Falls of St. Anthony, thereby damaging the improvements being constructed by the government. MIXED, badly mixed. The St. Paul Dispatch says it will support the whole republican state ticket, only on condition that all the nominees agree to stand by each other the Pioneer Press asserts that it will npt swallow Gilman under any pretense whatever Mr. Gilman says he wjtl not resign, and wants to know what his oppon ents, in the party, are going to do about it* SOW"- 4 *W THE following extract from the Hennepin County Mirror proves that a scoundrel' who can ".make awajr" with a hundred dollars is made much of. 'while a poor devil who steals a loaf of bread wherewith to appease hi* hunger is shown no mercy what ever: The article from which the ex treat is culled was in reference to W. Keen, the high-toned Minneapolis bank thief. "Had Keen been a petty thief he would have been arrested at once and in a1 few hours been serving his time, but he wasn't wherefore he was told to home and stay there while the directors considered what should be dontf| The directors were at a loss what to do (probably owing to a con sciousness that if they had not violated theiif trust no such large sum could havi been abstractedthe borrowing process having covered a period of ov er a year), but finally decided that probably an arrest would have to be made and that it would not be policy for either of the directors to go on Keen's bond. On the day following, finding that other parties would make complaints if he did not, and that the protege of the directors might have to face the music in the United State* court, the president of the bank (Henry T. Welles) entered a complaint against Keen, and he was arraigned before Judge Cooley for ex amination, waiving which his bail was fixed at $7,000. He would have been released at once but a U. S. Marshall was there with another warrant, and Keen preferred going to jail. Then he war removed to the lock-up (not handcuffed like a common thief, but walking alone, with an officer far in the rear so as not to attract attention) where Instead of being searched and given a era, he was given the chiefs private office in which to hold a levee and receive packages of cigars, liquors, etc,, at will. Next he was removed to the Jail building, where similar treatment was accorded him that is, instead of being put inside the cage with Dttfii Levi, Clark and other thieves, awaiting trial for stealing nickels^ dimes and quarters, he is al ?un of the female depart receives his guests in one of 8 parlors. 'Twas ever thus jiter the theft the greater i am paying CASH for wheat. H. RISES. The lumbermen arc taking about repairing the Mille Laes dam. C. H. Rines is paying CASH for wheat. C. H. Rines is receiting wagon loads of new goods daily. Mr. A. P. Barker attended court at Cambridge, Tuesday and Wednesday. Town and county orders taken at their face value at the Old Reliable Store. Mr. T. Magwire is here on a visit to his sisters Miss Lizzie and Miss Emma Magwire. A choice lot of boots and shoes of all sorts and sizes just received at H. B. COWLE8& Co's. The Rev. Mr. Hunt preached his farewell sermon at Spencer Brook, on Sunday. Mr. John Goss talks some of making Princeton his permanent abiding place Hope he will. John Jameson has got the frame work of his new blacksmith shop erected. There was a festival at the M. E. church on Tuesday evening we did not learn how it "panned ont." A full line of fall and winter cloth ing just received, good and cheap, at H. B. COWLES & Co's. Cha's Van Woriuer has returned to town again, after an absence of two weeks in Wabasha county. Messrs. Allen and Sadley are at work with a crew of men repairing the dam at the upper mill. Mr. Charles T. Emery thinks Min nesota is superior to Maine, hence he intends to make. Princeton his home- Mr. C. E. Brown, of Minneapolis, put in an appearance in town on Sun day.afternoon. He "Jit out" for home Monday. rw-&' A, P. Harmon starts with a crew of men, on Monday, to repair Wood ward Brook bridge and approaches. A picnic under the auspices of the Congregational church Sunday School Society was held at Green Lake, on Wednesday. We have just received a lqt of real ly choice fall dress goods and prints until you can't restat H. B. COWI.ES* & Co's. The people of Cambridge are di versifying their crops this yearIra Conger is raising cane while Barker and Sheldon are trying to raise h1. Miss Jessie Justice lost a pocket book containing a silver quarter two Sundays ago. She is anxious to re cover the pocket book as it was a birthday present. Mr. James Williams, of Minneapolis, a gentleman well and favorably known to Rum River lumbermen, is scaling the logs Mr, John Goss is hauling. Will take wheat in exchange for goods or in payment of accounts now due. Now gentlemen bring in your wheat and settle your bills and oblige D. A. CALEY. By Saturday. C. H. Rines will have received the last consignment of his fall and winter goods from St. Paul. Then look out for bargains at the Old Reliable Store. F. M. Bush, jeweller, is stopping at Mr. J. G. Foltz's house, and any one that wants any jewelry, clocks or watches repaired should call and see him. He does# good work and his charges are reasonable. The UNION office will be on the ground floor of the building on the southeast corner of First street and Washington avenuenearly op posite Whitney's Steam Feed Mill after this week. 'Tbe board of town supervisors met 00 Tuesday, transacted considerable Busfi^e^rtfr ilestgnated Saturday, October 11th, as a day of hearing on two road petitions, and ordered the clerk to post noticer to that effect. Ed. Cttiey. John Crockett, Ed. Whitney and several other boys start ed off on a duck-hunting excursion* Monday. We expect their team will not be able to haul al) the game they will slaughter. Mr. A. N. Dare, of the Elk River 8tar, put up at the American House, Saturday evening he had been out canvassing for his paper. Dare is a good boy and is always a welcome visitor to Princeton. Major Fridley and son paid their regular monthly visit to Princeton, on Tuesday. The Major disposed of several pieces of railroad land while here. Messrs. Engberg and Sheldon have sold out their interests in the Isanti County Press to Messrs. Barker and Wilson. Now, Henry, seeing you have got full swing, curb your unruly temper and "let us have peace." Mr. John Goss came up from An oka, Saturday, and set his crew to work hauling in the logs which had been carried out into the woods by the June freshet As stated before in these columns, Mr. Goss has taken the contract to put in these logs at 40 cents per thousand. Mr. and Mrs. D. H. Murray depart ed for Ohio, on Monday. We trust the trip will do Mr. Murray much good and that he will return to Princeton soon with his health com pletely restored. Proclamation. We want the people of Princeton and surrounding country to know that we ill uot be undersold for cash. We will sell you clothing, hats and caps, boots and shoes, staple and fancy dress goods, groceries and provisions as cheap tor cash as the same quality can be bought for auywhere in the state. Come and see us and we will convince you of the fact. H. B. Cowucs a NO. 40. minim Mr. and Mrs. D. A. Caley have gone out to Benson to visit friends. Dan intended to have some fun hunt ing when he left here, and if he does not it will not be for want Of equip ments, as he was armed with a rifle, small shot gun. duck gun, revolver, 500 rounds* of ammnunition, a med icine case (we don't kuow what it contained), a state map and a pocket edition of the new testament (what use he will make of the testa ment is past our comprehension), and last, though not least, Grouse, the fa ous bird dog accompanied him. Court Week at Cambridge. The annual term of the .district court in and for Isanti county, icon vened at Cambridge, on Tuesday, and adjourned on Wednesday aiternoon, Judge Young presiding. There were only two jury trials. The grand juiy found no indctments. Court expense* were light and the tax pavers should be correspondingly happy" 'Th fol Ijwing attorneys from abroad were present: J. R. Cornman, St. Paul, A. P. Barker, Princeton, Geo. W. Moi nll and M. Q. Butterfield, Anoka. GREENBUSH LETTEB GREENBUSH, Sept. 25th, '79. Editor Union: The melancholy days have come" and changed the foliage from bright, dazzling green to rich autumnal tints, giving it a somber glory and, man a two-fold warning. Time-honored sages have declared the animal and vegetable kingdoms analogous. Either forming an interesting field for the moralist. Threshing has commenced in this neighborhood, two machines being in operation at the same time, though enough has not been done to form an estimate of the cereal product. On Monday, 22nd, inst., there was a large logging bee and quilting bee at Mr. P. Robideau's. A dance in the eyeningwas well attended and enjoy ed. Two dwelling houses hare lately been raised. MYRTLE. Donation Party Sept. 25lh, 1879. Ed, Union: Thinking you may wish to know "what for" a time we had at our do nation party last eve. I will try and give you a faint idea. The majority of the company assembled at about 3 o'clock P. M. at the school house, had a very pleasant time, visited W. A. Smith's sorghum mill, tasted and tested the syrup and one and all pro nounced it first rate. About 5 o'clock we adjourned to Father Clough's. jwhere shorty a "rale genuine" Spen cer Brook supper was laid, consisting of chicken pie. cold meats, a variety of pickles an endless supply of cakes pies, etc., and last but not least, bis cuits, cold and warmreal New York raised biscuits and nice Yankee warm do. I am sorry however, to be obliged to add no baked beansthe ladies con sidering it not properly a supper dish but I noticed several pairs of eyes look eagerly the length and breadth of the table and with an unsatisfied glanoe settle down on the chicken pie. After supper plays by the young peo ple, singing by all and a good time generally, the party breaking up at 10-30 p. M. Owing to extra press of work there were not near as manv present as were expected, none from Wyanett. I am not posted as to the amount donated, but there were more than $11 00 cash besides other things All unite in wishing Mr. and Mrs. Hunt an earnest good byein the true meaning of the word. God be with them and a pleasant homo for the years to come. ONE WHO WAS THERE. J. P. Caldwell, M.D, Physician and Surgeon, Princeton, Minn. Refers to Faculty Bennett Medical Col lege, Chicago, 111., and to Dr. Mitchell. KIK River. Special attention to diseases of women, diseases of children and chronic diseases Residence at the North Star Hotel.