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PRINCETON, MINN., FEB. 9, 1893.
HE people of Missouri are get
ting severe touch of winter and
much suffering is reported from
various parts of the State.
City of Peking,
nearly two weeks overdue, got
into San Francisco, Monday,
broken bhaft was the cause of
HE supreme court of Iowa has
recently decided that it makes no
difference whether a man is a
citizen or not at time of election,
provided he becomes such before
taking his office.
IN a fepecial to the Globe, from
eter in Judith cattl country
fwent down to 63 degrees below
zero, and was not above 50 degrees
for four days. Such is the report
for last week, while this week the
weather is still severe.
is before the New York
assembly to allow the opening of
saloons in New York City, after 1
o'clock p. M., on Sunday. If the
bill passes, it will be submitted to
the people next fall. Temperance
agitators want to be on the alert
to defeat the schemers.
MITCHELL, the English pug, is
out of jail and headed for the
United States He is spoiling for
a whack at "Gentleman Jim."
Corbett's reputation has just about
reached the level of the jail-bird,
and he should have no scruples
about gratifying Mitchell's ambi
HE village council of Cokato,
if reports are correct, are in a pit
iable condition. The shades of an
ignorant past, two hundred years
old are cloudino their mu&ty,
Puritanical brains. An ordinance
requiring a license of 825.00 for
dancing parlies, to close at half
past eleven, their latest blue
HE august senate of Delaware
consists of nine members seated in
a small room with capacity for
probably thirty spectators. The
house of representatives is made
up of twenty-one members. The
gallery to the house is a small af
fair, capable of seating fifty or
sixty people. There is no trouble
there over political patronage, as
the governor has most of the ap
pointing work to do.
HE moccasin flower is the
State flower. The ladies of the
"World's Fair Commission aue re
sponsible for the selection of this
beautiful and retired flower. The
legislature was not captivated by
the ninny, golden rod cranks who
desired the adoption of that miser
able weed as a State emblem. As
it is, -we have one of the most
beautiful'wild flowers that can be
found on the face of the continent.
Tall} one for the legislature.
HE celebrated criminal lawyer,
"VV. W. Envin, of St. Paul, has
encountered an ugly-tempered
judge in the person ot one, Stowe,
who is on the bench at Pittsburg,
during the trial now in progress,.
His honor peremptorily calk Mr.
Erw in down in every attempt to
work in his power as a cross ex
amine!. It is a jury trial, and
there is a strong probability that
the "Tall Pine" will more than get
even with his judgeship when it
comes to summing up the case.
MINISEAL'OLIS Tribune: It is
personal gossip that when Speaker
Lee had finished his canvass and
on the speakership that lie for
warded to his wife an affidavit that
he would nevei again engage in
politics, s0 long as he lived. If
report is true the said document
will .require something in the na
ture of a codicil, for there are
those who say that the speaker is
in the line of inheritance for
governor two years from now, in
the contingency that Gov. Nelson
goes to the United States senate.
HE Masons and a priest had a
tilt over the burial of a member of
the order Wisconsin. The
fraternity performed the ceremony
while the priest satisfies his in
jured pride by writing a card de
nouncing the order, etc. The two
organizations seem to have consider
able friction, and why is it? It is
asserted by men who presume to
know, that there is nothing in
Masonry prohibiting a Catholic
from entering the fraternity. If
there is a feeling who must be at
the bottom of it?
ST. PAU L, Minn., Feb. 7, 1893.
A word or two about affairs at the
national capital first. Congressman
Castle is making a gallant fight for the
Mille Lacs lake settlers. The Alliance
stick-in-the-mud Halvorsen is of no
earthly accotmt to his constituents or
anybody else. Mr. Castle has suc
ceeded in getting a favorable report
upon his substitute for Senator Wash
burn's resolution, which if passed will
cover ail claims after Jan. 9th, 1891,
and prior to May 3rd, 1892. Mr. Castle
is not by any means certain that he
can get action upon his substitute
powerful influences are working against
him: if he succeeds it will be only after
a great deal of hard work. Just at
present he needs all the assistance that
can be given him. Congress adjourns
in less than a month and those directly
interested should act promptly. This
Mille Lacs business is a badly
tangled skein, and it is becoming ex
ceedingly tiresome to all concerned.
There are some peoplethose who
know it allwho imagine that nothing
is being done. Let them try their hand
and see what they can accomplish.
During the past week I have written
six letters, for as many different par
ties, to Senator Davis relative to pen
sions. In every instance a prompt re
plysome by wirehas been received.
He assures me that it is not in the
power of any senator or representative
to expedite matters in the pension
office, and I believe him. Any one who
reads the daily papers must be aware
of this. Witness the following from
the St Paul Dispatch:
Senator Davis now has 121 Minnesota
pension claims on his desk, and claim
ants are calling for action in all casea
by March 4. New cases are coming in
daily, but it is physically impossible to
secure a settlement of all on hand. It
is useless to send any more.
The house has settled down to busi
ness. There was no adjournment, Sat
urday, and promptly at 10 A. M. yester
day morning Speaker Lee beat a tattoo
with his gavel and announced aquoium
present. No bill of general importance
has as yet been disposed of, but at the
present writing several important
measures are on general orders.
Markham's bill which provides for
the taxation of railroad lands was rec
ommended to pass in the house yester
day by a unanimous vote. The bill is
a just one and will undoubtedly become
a law. It has the hearty support of
the delegation from the 46th district.
The two-hundred dollars personal
property exemption bill came up in the
senate last Thursday, and on motion of
Senator Keller met with the same
treatment that wa accorded it in the
housewas indefinitely postponed.
There are half a dozen bills before
the house and senate providing for a
general clearing up tax sale, all of
them, with one exception, similar to
the law of 1881the exception is the
one introduced by Judge Fleming
which pi ovides that the land cannot be
sold for less than 50 per cent, of the
total taxes, and that the schools, towns
and counties shall share equally with
the State. The other bills provide
that the land may be sold for the State
tax. Rest assured that the 46th dis
trict delegation will fight any measure
that does not provide for a pro rata
division of the proceeds from the tax
The anti-scalpers' bill is before the
judiciary committee. There is a lobby
of a dozen conductors here orking for
the passage of this bill. The conductors
are all nice fellows but really no good
can result from the enactment of such
a law. Some members are pledged to
support the bill who would like to see
One of the most popular members in
the house is genial P. H. Kelly. He
has a pleasant word for everybody and
he numbers his friends by the score.
He is hardly ever absent from his seat
and is keenly alive to all that is trans
piring around him. He can scent a
wood-chuck a long distance off and can
locate the animal with a degree of
accuracy that is surprising. Pat Kelly
and Phil Winston should have been
Republicans. Nature never intended
them for Democrats.
Another quiet member who com
mands a great deal of respect among
his associates is Hon. H. E. Craig, of
Sherburne. He is chairman of the
educational committee, one of the most
important in tfae house. "Craig is all
right," is a remark that is frequently
heard to fall from the lips of members
who have met and talked with him.
And he is all right. He is a quiet and
unassuming gentleman and I am heart
ily glad to know that he is appreciated
at his true worth by his colleagues.
The clerk of the reapportionment
committee is hard at work getting up
a map of the State dotted all over with
figures showing- the vote and popula
tion of every county. Of course, the
Republicans have a majority on the
committee, but I predict that there
will be no gerrymandering, but that
the State will be fairly redi&tricted.
The prospects for road and bridge
funds are slim. Why? The last legis
lature took all in sight and mortgaged
the future. There is $39 in the fund
to-day, and nearly $40,000 due on ap
propriations already made. The mem
bers of the combine legislature wanted
to make themselves solid with their
constituents, hence the big deficiency
in the road and bridge fund.
R. C. D.
Asking too Mucli.
Many of the leading papers of the
State among which is the St. Paul
Globe, are using some very convincing
arguments against the legislature ap
propriating the large sums demanded
by our State normal schools. The
claim of these journals is that the nor
mal schools have failed to accomplish
their object, that is to furnish trained
teachers for our public schools. The
Pilot is in favor of trained teachers and
does not object to the existence of nor-'
mal schools, providing that they con
fine their educational work to properly
equipping teachers for school w$rk.
What the Pilot does object to is mak
ing kindergartens and preparatory
schools for those whe contemplate fol
lowing some other profession. The in
fluence of normal training will reach
the masses quicker and accomplish re
sults sooner through summer training
schools, and teachers institutes than
through normal schools. The normal
schools should be maintained but they
are asking too much of the present
Need a Strong Hand.
The re-appointment of D. L. Kiehle
to the office of superintendent of public
instruction is particularly obnoxious
and distasteful to a very large percent
age of the educators and masses of the
State. It is a serious blow to the pub
lic schools and educational progress
throughout the State. No man how
ever efficient can accomplish desired
results in a public position when he is
repugnant to those through whom he
must labor to work out these results.
This antipathy and resentment to Mr.
Kiehle is not confined to and particu
lar class of individuals but is found
among all, from the learned college
professor to the callous-palmed farmer,
we do not say that he has not done
good work in the educational field in
this State. He has cultivated the
shrubbery and the garden but we need
a strong hand and arm now to break
new ground and Mr. Kiehle does not
possess them.Faribault Pilot.
One ol the Brightest.
John Day Smith, senator from Hen
nepin County and senior vice-com
mander of the grand army of this State
is a candidate for department com
mander at the coming State encamp
ment in February. John Day is known
all over the State of Minnesota, and
has hosts of friends both in and out of
the grand army of the republic, and
will prove a Vv orthy candidate for the
place. It is not necessary for us to say
that Mr. Smith is one of the brightest
men in the State and if he should be
elected will do honor to comrades who
elect him to the highest office in the
department We commend his candi
dacy to the favorable notice of com
rades everywhere.Dakota County
Indians Decline to Move.
D. S. Hall, chairman of the Chip
pewa Commission, Maj. C. A. Ruffee,
Indian agent at White Earth, and
Capt. C. H. Beauleau, returned several
days ago from a isit to the Mille Lacs
Indians with a view to removing them
to White Earth reservation. Mr. Hall
says 1at only a small number of the
Mille Lacs Indians live upon their
reservation, and would be as much op
posed to moving upon it as to being
transferred to White Earth. Good
provisions for their accommodation
have been made at White Earth, yet
they decline to move, influenced by
some of their so-called friends, who
urge them not to make the change.
D. L. Kiehle has again been ap
pointed superintendent of public in
instruction. The office might have
fallen into worse hands, but a better
appointment could have been made.
For the next 30 days I will grind feed
for $1.50 per ton, cash, at Turner's old
stand, south of the Princeton Roller
Mills. I. H. ESTES LUMBER CO.
Princeton, Minn., Jan, 2nd, 1893.
HAWAIIAN ISLANDS MAY NOT
BE GOOD FOR, US.
Chinamen, Ignorance and Leprosy
May fee Acquired, in Jjuvge Quan
tities, TVitli the Pacific Ocean Group,
If Uncle Sam Wants to Close the
WASHINGTON, Feb. 6, 1893.
like to see the United
States flag and our
Boys in Blue in full
possession of the Pa
cific Coast islands
called Hawaii. There
are no party lines
drawn in the matter.
At any rate, if there are, we don't dis
cover it here. There is a suspicion that
England is opposed to letting the islands
pass entirely into Uncle Sam's control.
That makes us all the more eager to get
Senator Pettigrew, of South Dakota,
sometimes grows satirical and ironical.
Meeting him the day after the news of
the Hawaiian revolution in miniature
became known at the National Capital,
your correspondent asked his opinion:
"We have been waiting several dec-
ades," he remarked, "for this dramatic
event. The American people have just
been starving for Hawaii to make for
themselves an appetizing Sandwich.
They raise sugar, upon which those
enterprising grangers, who bathewhen
they do bathein the'genial waters of
the Pacific ocean, would annually re
ceive millions of dollars in good United
States currency as bounties. They have
a population of 30,000Indians, (Kanakas)
who are about as civilized as our neigh
bors, the Sioux, out West 20.000 Chi
namen, 10,000 of whom bring with
them the blessing of leprosy, and 5,000
or 10,000 white people, half of whom are
adventurers, one-quarter missionaries
and one-quarter invalids. Yet our peo
ple are passionately patriotic. Did they
not indorse the payment of 15,000,000
good hard American dollars for the
mountains and icebergs of Alaska? And
do they not submit cheerfully to a small
gang of smart citizens using that coun
try as though it was their private real
estate? And are not our people ready
to fight Eng^nd and all creation at any
possible expense of blood and treasure
to hold the seal fur franchise for a close
"By George! The patriotism of us
Americans is immensesimply inde
scribable in its dimensions.
"My friend, we shall annex the Sand
wich islands. There is being born just
now a generation that believes in an
nexation as a manifest destiny. Then
we shall tackle Hayti, Cuba, Canada,
Mexico and Central America each in
succession. It is written the book of
fate. The Young American has no
longer a West to go tto. He must go
somewhere. He is nomadic, restless,
uneasy, and will keep in motion if he
has to fight for it. Hawaii may be an
expensive luxury. No matter, we are
out of meat. We are hungry and want
It seems to have been a decision of
Fate that those Pacific ocean islands
should become a part of the United
States. Such predictions have been
made frequently by leading public men,
and as long ago as last November Min
ister Stevens wrote a letter to the State
Department setting forth the advan
tages of the Hawaiian Islands to the
United States and the desirability of
their acquisition by the country. The
entire area of the Islands is about six
thousand square miles. In addition
to sugar, which is now much the larg
est product, the soil and climate are
admirably adapted to raising rice,
bananas, oranges, coffee, grapes and
other crops. Well governed and prop
erly developed, they are capable of
maintaining a population of 300.000 to
400,000. There are also extensive
ranches for the raising of sheep and
cattle, so as to be capable of sup
plying steamers and other vessels both
in peace and war. The two harbors of
Honolulu and Pearl river, about six
miles apart, are entered by narrow
channels, closely banked by mountains,
so as to be impregnably defensible at
not large expense. Their ultimate pos
session by the United States is of the
utmost importance to American com
merce in the Pacific, which promises
vast developments if wisely carried out
and without too much delay.
President Harrison is being criticised
by J. S. Clarkson, of Iowa, and Senator
Cullom, of Illinois, for appointing a
Southern Democrat to the Supreme
Court to succeed the late Judge Lamar.
On the other hand, I hear some talk
among Democratic Congressmen from
the South to the effect that Judge
Jackson is not entirely satisfactory to
them either. But of one thing all may
be certain. The nomination is satis
factory to President Harrison, and if
the appointment shall be confirmed by
the Senate, and I am told it will be, the
President can stand all the criticism his
party or the opposing parties can stir
up. There is one point about Judge
Jackson that should be enlarged upon
and made prominent. He is a true blue
All this talk about a Republican
President never having placed a Demo-
crat on the Supreme Bench Is out of
place and not true. Just look back to
1863. and remember that President
Lincoln placed Stephen J. Field in the
Supi-eme Court. Mr. Field was a Dem
ocrat then and is a Democrat now, and
he still holds forth as Supreme Judge
and the people like him, so do his asso
I have been looking up the public
offices that may be filled by good Demo
crats after March 4 next, with the con
sent and assistance of President Cleve
land. There are some very fair jobs
that must be given out. Among the
number are 17 surveyor-generals, one
each in Arizona, Alabka, Cali
fornia, Colorado. Florida, Ida
ho, Louisiana, Minnesota, Montana,
Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota,
Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washing
ton and Wyoming. The salaries at
tached to these offices range from $1,800
in Florida, Louisiana, Minnesota and
Nevada to $2,500 in California. In a
majority of the states the salary is
$2,500. There are also 123 local land
offices with a register at each, with sal
aries ranging irom about 750 to $3,000.
Two of these offices are in Alabama, 1
in Alaska, Arizona has 2, Arkansas 4,
California 10, Colorado 13, Florida 1,
Idaho 5, Iowa 1, Kansas 7, Louisiana 2,
Michigan 2, Minnesota 5, Mississippi 1,
Missouri 3, Montana 5, Nebraska 12,
Nevada 2, New Mexico 4, North Dakota
5, Oklahoma 4, South Dakota, 8,
Utah 1, Washington 7, Wisconsin 4,
and Wyoming 6. Then there are 11
chiefs of divisions in the general land
office who receive a salary of $2,500 a
piece 1 chief clerk at $2,000, 10 prin
cipal examiners at $7,000, 2 law clerks
at f2,250, 2 law examiners at $2,000, 1
receiving clerk at $1,800, a confidential
clerk to the commissioner who receives
$1,600. The Postoffice Department has
65,000 postoffices to fill.
Hon. O. M. Hall, Representative from
the Third Minnesota district, and also
Representative-elect, may be appointed
by President Cleveland to one of the
second-class missionsthat to Sweden
and Norway. And why should he not
He is from the one State in the Amer
ican Union which shelters more Scandi
navians than all the others combined.
He has for years been the neighbor,
counsellor and fr.end of thousands of
our Swedish and Norwegian fellow citi
zens. He represents the only reliable
Democratic district mthe North Star
State, and has from the beginning been
one of the ablest of Mr. Cleveland's
friends and suppoiters.
Mr. Hall is the first man prominently
in the field for a leading Federal ap
pointment under Mr. Cleveland's ad
Secretary Rusk, of the Agricultural
Bureau, is feeling good just now over
some late and successful tests in curing
cattle of the disease" known as lumpy
jaw. The Secretary says that his de
partment has demonstrated that the
disease can be speedily cured, and his
experiments will result in greatly bene
fitting farmers and stock growers. The
late experimenting was done in Chicago.
Eighty-five "attle were slaughtered, all
of which had been affected with this
disease, and 68 were found to be com
pletely cured. This is even better than
the showing made on the first lot of 100
killed,which showed 68 percent, of cures.
In Washington we look upon John G.
Carlisle, of Kentucky, as the next Sec
retary of the Treasury, and one of his
very first official acts may be to remove
J. T.Williams, of Mankato. Minn.,from
one of the easiet jobs in Washington,
that of custodian of plate3 and dies in
the Bureau of Engraving and Printing.
Mr. Williams was placed in the office
by Mr. Wmdom. The place is one of
great responsibility, but there is very
little work about it. The salary is $200
"Uncle Loren" Fletcher, Member
Elect from the Fourth Minnesota Dis
trict, is spending some days in Wash
ington. He goes everywhere, sees
everything, and seems to be enjoying
his visit immensely. He will go from
here to California, back to the Hot
Springs, and try to get to Washington
again in time for the inauguration.
His election has rejuvinated Mr.
Fletcher, and he enjoys the prospect of
his Congressional duties immensely.
Last week John H. Haswell was
started out to Montana by the State
Department to get the Montana elec
toral vote, resulting fiom the November
elections. He got as far as St. Paul
and was then called back to Washing
ton because the great State of Montana
had suddenly remembered to attend to
one of her most important duties, and
the State messenger got through to
Washington before the Government
messenger got through to Montana.
The negro exhibit at the World's Fair
is the latest affair to be looked after by
Senator Kyle, of South Dakota. He has
introduced a bill appropriating $50,000
for an exhibition at the World's Fair
showing the progress of the American
negro in the past quarter of a century.
I notice that the Fish Hatchery at
Duluth will receive about $5,000 in the
new appropriation bill, and I am in
formed that many of the Northwestern
streams and ^kes are stocked with fish
from the Duluth station.
FRANK J. MEAD.
iV" Due I Ninety Days.
The writer once knew a farmer who
was an inveterate borrower. He in
herited from his parents a magnificent
farm, which was ere long devoured by
mortgages. When making the rounds
of the money-lenders, his query in
variably was: "Mr. have you
any money to loan for thirty, sixty or
ninety days?" Poor devil! Ninety
days looked far off when he was bor
rowing, but the thirty days before
maturity flew away with frightful
rapidity. Only about ninety days un
til the opening of the World's Fair at
Chicago. Are you getting ready to
go? If you are. possibly a few notes
about it may interest you. The esti
mated cost is about $20,000,000. The
grounds are at Jackson Park and the
Midway Plaisance, in the southeastern
part of Chicago, and on the lake shore.
The exhibition will open May 1st, and
continue until October 31st. The
countries that have already promised
to participate are Great Britain,
France, Germany, Austria, Japan,
Mexico, Brazil, Argentine Republic,
Denmark, Cuba, Algeria, Peru and
many others. To have a satisfactory
visit to the exposition, you should ar
range to stay several days, and two
weeks would not be too long a time,
even to take a cursory view of the
thousands of objects of interest to be
seen. In making your preparations do
not forget to make sure that your rail
road ticket to and from Chicago reads
via the Burlington Route. Your home
ticket agent can sell you onebut if he
cannot, write to W. J. C. Kenyon, Gen.
Pass. Agent, St. Paul, Minn.
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON.
Graduate of Bellevue College and Randall's Is
land Hospital, New York City.
U.S Pension Examining Surgeon
Oflice Over Pioneer Drug Store
ATTORNEY AT LAW.
No. 3 First Street VTesf,
/^HAS. A. DICKEY,
NOTARY PUBLIC AND CONVEYANCER
0^er Post Office
Mam Street, Princeton, Mmn.
ATTORNEY AT LAW.
Mam Stieet, Princeton Minn.
ATTORNEY AT LAW.
Over Poet Office
Mam Street, Pimceton Mmn.
I VERY AND SALE STABLE,
Teims with or without Dn\eis,day ornigh,.
at\ery leasonable ratep.
Dea!er in Ready-Made
COFFINS, CASKETS AND BURIAL
ALSO AGENT FOR O BERCHEK'S SIAEBLB WOKKS.
Washington Ave Princeton, Minn.
"DUCK & PRATT'S
OLD RELIABLE MEAT MARKET
Is the place to get Choice Fresh and Salt Meats.
We deal the Be|t and our prices are reasonable.
Opposite Starch Factory
/CRAWFORD & CHAPMAN",
PRINCETON BARBER SHOP AND
Hot and Cold Water Baths.
Main Street, Princeton.
"EW MEAT MARKET.
Having bought the Meat and Provision Store
lately occupied by O. B. Newton, I am prepared
to furnish the citizens of Pimceton with meat of
all kinds, game and fish in their season I shall
endeavor to suit all my customers. "Once a cus
tomer, alwajs a customer." A share of your pat
ronage is respectfully solicited. Yours to please,
Long experience. Always successful.
Give me a trial.
To whom it may concern. I have
this day given my minor son, Arial
Soule, full permission to transact busi
ness for himself and hereafter will not
be responsible for any debts that he
may contract, nor will I claim any of
his earnings. SMITH N. SOULE,
Princeton, Minn., Jan. 19th, 1893.
C. COONEY, M. D.,
DOCTOR OF MEDICINE AND SUR-
Graduate of the College of Physicians and Sur
geons, and Cook Co Hospital, Chicago.
Office Up Stairs in Townsend Block, Opposite Cit
izens State Bank Residence B. Sonle's house.
Mam Strcev, Princeton
M. COOK, M. D.,
Medical College, Chicago,
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. I