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Great Northern Railway.
PAUL, MINNEAPOLIS, PRINCETON,
DULUTH AND WEST SUPERIOR.
Buffet Parlor Cars on all Trains.
Dailj IX Sunday
Le bt Paul
Minneapolis Elk River
Daily Ex Sunday
Ar I) a lath
Le Milaca 6 00
Soule's Siding 6 22
Long's Siding 6 45
4-47 5 20
Ar St Paul
Connection? made in Union Depotfo at fet Paul,
Minneapolis and Wet Superior
W S ALEXANDER W A CARPENTER,
Pren and Gen Manager Gen Pa?s Agent
Ass't Gen Pass Agent
Tuen Thurs & Sal Mon Wed &, Fri
GOING SOL A 31 GOlhfi NORTH.
Le St Paul
Zimmerman PRINCETON 7 25
Zimmerman 8 05
E!k Rnei 9 15
Mmneipohs 10 30
Ar St Paul 10 55
These tramn go south Tuesday Thnredajs and
Saturday, and noith Mondays, Wednesday and
Fridaj St. Cloud & Hinckley Division of the
G. XT. Railway.
G01\ EA^T A 31 GOING WE^T
Le Milaca Foreston
Gc* EWING Sec
No. 92, A. &A, M.
Regular communications, second
Wednesday of each month
WTI CORDINER, W
N O. 93, of
Rtgulai meetings second and fomth Tues
day e-\enmgs in each month at 8 S BRIGGS,
W. HARTMAN S
Wheat, No. 1 Northern, 61c No. 2,
58o No. 3, ^3c. Oats, 28c. Rye 37c.
Potatoes, 40 to 47c. Hides, green, 2ic.
Bailey, 35 to 40c. Buckwheat, 40.
Corn, 38. Hand picked beans, $1.00 to
$1.40. Baled hay, $5,00
Dr. Truesdell, Princeton, March 1st.
Bright sun yesterday, but no sun
F. Lynch, D. S is at the Com
mercial Hotel this week.
M. S. Rutherford Agt. for St. P. &.
and Cieat Northern R. R. lands.
Bound books of all kinds, poetry,
history and fiction can be found at C.
Dr. R. F. Lynch, Dentist, will visit
Princeton again about the last week
in March. ___
Mr. Brawley, of Minneapolis, was
among the commercial men visiting
our burg, Saturday.
There will be a masquerade at Jes
mer's Hall, Feb. 22nd, 1893. Suits at
Evans & Herdliska's.
Miss Bertha Goss, of Anoka, and
Mrs. Belle Dickey, were visitors at the
public schools, yesterday.
Tim Pratt and his son Harry got
weather bound last week while hunting
for beef cattle out in Isanti county.
Another cry pleasant sociable was
held under the auspices of the K. P.
boys, in their hall Saturday evening.
Baled haj. wanted. Cash paid for
the same at the elevator.
I. E. BURG AN.
Mr. Ed. Neely came down from Brad
bury, last eek. He was somewhat in
disposed, but ib leported all right
Miss- Estella Burgan is on the gain.
The fG\ er has run its course, and Dr.
Tarbox sajs she will soon be conva
Re\. I. S. Bouck preached at the M.
E. chuich, in this place, Sunday.
Rev. W. H. Skemp filled the pulpit at
B. P. Goad and John Norgren, of
Foreston, were among the guests regis
tered at the Commercial Hotel, Satur
Try Pioneer White Pine & Tar
cough sj rup 25 and 50 cents per bottle.
Guaranteed equal to any. Sold only
by A Jack.
Leon Ncely, tv,o-\ear old son of Mr.
and Mrs. Win. Neely. has been quite
sick for several days, but is row on the
road to lecovcry.
Wm. McCuaig is on hand with a
well-selected stock of fine Valentines.
See the display in his show window at
the City Drug Store.
Lowell Chadbourne was up and stayed
a day or two. He returned home to
Minneapolis claiming the feather was
too severe so far up north.
I have a first-class workman in my
carpenter shop, and can furnish any
kind of job work required.
I. H. ESTES LUMBER Co.
Lincoln's birthday will be duly ob
served by the Sons of Veterans, Sun
day next. Rev. W. H. Skemp will
preach an appropriate sermon on that
Thos. Scheen is holding his own, and
a little more. Paralytic trouble is a
stayer, from away back, but youth and
good attendance will do him in the
All kinds of sled gear furnished, also
whiffletrees, eveners, wagon poles, etc.,
constantly on hand.
I. H. ESTES LUMBER CO.
M. S. Rutherford has purchased for
his estimable wife, a splendid piano,
through Mr. Blanchard, the wide
awake agent for Nathan Ford & Co., of
The two horse thieves who sold a
stolen team to R. P. McClellan Jan.
17th, are in the toils, having been cap
tured a couple of days since in Granite
Two freight trains were blocked by
the drifting snow, a short distance south
of town Monday night. The section
men were called out to assist in extre
cating the trains.
Rev. W. H. Skemp, at M. E. church,
next Sunday, morning, by request of
Sons of Veterans, "Tribute to Abra
ham Lincoln." Evening, "Pure
Words." All invited.
Rich's Condition Powders have been
proven to be superior to all others for
the various diseases peculiar to horses
and cattle. A test will convince you.
Mfd. only by C. A. Jack.
Bring in your 30b work. We guar
antee to put up all work in first-class
style, and at very cheap rates, for cash.
Bill heads, letter heads, etc., in all
kinds of types and styles.
The infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
S. N. Soule, is slowly improving. For
se-veral days, the little sufferer has
been hovering very near the line,
with an attack of pneumonia.
Sam Miller moves once a week this
pleasant weather. The family have
now taken up their residence in their
house on Main street, where they lived
before going into the Brady block.
12 cabinet photographs, $1.00, on the
following days, Feb. 21st, 22nd, 23rd,
24th, 25th, 26th and 27th, at gallery
opposite Post Office.
G. D. FRANCIS, Artist.
At the People's Store you will find
a large and well selected line of dry
goods. All to be sold at the lowest
living price, lor cash or marketable
produce. C. H. RINES.
Possibly this will be the last winter
that I shall operate my mill at Long's
Siding. All parties wishing custom
sawing done will please make it known
at once. I. H. ESTES LUMBER CO.
Vick's Floral Guide for 1893, reached
this office last week. The Guide is a
credit to even that enterprising firm.
The illustrations, and flower designs in
natural colors, make it a very attrac
F. A. Lowell, of Spencer Brook,
called at the office, Saturday, to renew
his subscription. Mr. Lowell's health
is not first-class this winter, jet he ex
pects to come out all right, when this
cold weather takes its leave.
Mrs. Alice Miller has a full line of
choice and comic Valentines. They
must all be sold cheap in the next few
days. Also a full line of choice Candies,
Nuts, Oranges, Oysters, Canned Goods,
etc., etc. Call and see the stock.
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. T. H. ESTES LUMBER Co.
Princeton, Minn., Jan. 2nd.
Miss Minnie Stoyell, is highly
spoken of by the down river press, as a
participant in a dramatic recital given
in Minneapolis, at the Masonic Temple,
Monday nights. Go and hear her.
Friday night, at Jesmer's Hall.
Last Thursday was another one of
the days that will be remembered as
one of the worst days among the many
that have fallen among us, so far. The
same was remarked about a preced
ing day last week, but Thursday took
During the dull season, our mer
chants have taken an inventory of
their respective stocks, and are now
getting ready to fill up the partly
empty shelves with a full and complete
assortment of eveivthing in the line of
Wilson & Mark sent 25 head of twro
and three jear old cattle to Page Bros,
stopping place, Saturday. They were
a good lot of cattle, and netted the
sellers a fair profit. The same firm
shipped two car loads of stock to St.
Thursday and Friday of last week,
the inclement weather delayed the
trains from one to three hours. The
freight was unable to make its regular
trip Thursday night, and newsboy
Ross could not deliver his papers as
usual Friday morning.
We have known people to make more
money in managing their own affairs
than in attempting to regulate their
neighbor's affairs or in trying to regu
late the whole world. "Paddle your
own canoe" is a very homely but a
very expressive saying.Ex.
Fay Cravens returned Tuesday from
Elk Rjyer, where he had been at work
in thecStar-JVews office, for a few daj s,
assisting the office force while getting
out delinquent tax list. Fay says that
they are nice fellows in the Star-News
office, and that things are well regu
S. Miller is nicely located in his new
quarters, with his restaurant, one door
west of Cox's new photograph gallery.
Those who took supper there, after the
K. P. sociable, Saturday night, speak
highly of the menu and the courteous
treatment they were regaled with.
Arial Soule writes home that ther
mometers are useless articles out in
that wind swept region of N. D. where
he is employed as book-keeper for a
mercantile firm. The mercury there,
is like the woodchuck having crawled
into its retreat not to appear again for
Eggs, potatoes and cabbage are more
than double in price over what they
were a year ago. Butter, meat and
other things are much higher than 12
months since. Wages stand the same.
The laboring man must practice close
economy under the present condition
Anna Nelson Ring, born in Venjan,
Dalarna, Sweden, died in Maple Ridge,
Isanti county, Minnesota, Feb. 7th,
1893, age 22 years. Had many friends,
beloved by all, was an affectionate wife,
an earnest devoted christian. She leaves
a husband, Mr. Alexander Ring, and
brothers, sincerely mourned by
A. Eastman, of the St. Cloud Journal
Press, A. N. Dare, of the Elk River
Star-News, and O. L. Cutter, of Anoka,
are the trio selected to appraise the
Ft. Ridgley reservation. ^Senators
Davis and Washburn are the factors in
their appointments. The three com
missioners are indefatigable workers,
and will do their work in a thorough
Joseph VanCourt, of South Harbor,
came in from that part of the county,
Saturday afternoon, and remained over
until Monday. He is well-known up
through the pineries for his generous
and sterling qualities. While here,
he stopped at this office and renewed
his subscription for '93, remarking that
he would rather pay $5.00 than be
without the UNION.
'Manuel Ellenbaum. at the Deaf and
Dumb asylum, has been very sick for
some weeks x^ast. His parents were
summoned to his bedside, the mother
still remaining with him. His afflic
tion was a lung trouble at first, but at
this time, it is said that heart trouble
is the sole cause of the sickness. The
little fellow is slightly on the gain
though yet considered a very sick boy.
There is considerable sickness in and
around Princeton. Both physicians
are kept almost constantly on the go
night and da\. Their lot is not an
enviable one, especially with such
weather as has been on the boards for
four or five weeks past. A ten or
twenty mile drive, over drifted roads,
with the thermometer ranging all the
way from 15 to 35 degrees below zero,
is no pleasant trip, even,, with gratify
ing prospects at its close.
The Minneapolis school board have
strict legulations against advertising
any schemes or collecting any funds
through the schools as a medium, \et
on the application of Mrs. L. P. Hunt,
the rules were wisely suspended, and
the lady allowed to take up a collection
from the scholars for the Hiawatha
statute to be placed in position at the
World's Fair. The statute is to be re
turned to Minneapolis and placed in
some park or the University
We call attention to the advertise
ment elsewhere in our columns of W.
J. Barney & Co., of Minneapolis, who
now have a camp of 40 men on their
lands near Milaca. This is a very old
and reliable firm, having been located
for 21 years in the Ti ibune Building,
Chicago, and 1891, remo\ed their
mam offices to Minneapolis. The firm
have branch offices Cedar Rapids,
Iowa, and Cambridge, Minn. We are
informed by Mr. Ed. Heath, of this
firm, that they will make special ef
forts to advertise Mille Lacs county
and locate settlers here.
Considerable trouble was experienced
at the court house, during the cold
weather, to keep the offices at a proper
temperature. Various devices were
resorted to by tho officials. Large
Rochester lamps were called into use,
ropes were suspended from large hooks
to which were attached net work seats
directly over the registers. Thus ar
rayed and panoplied, the industrious
officers kept the wheels of the county
chariot rolling. Register of Deeds,
Goulding introduced a resolution sug
gesting some novel methods of heating,
that were laid o\er until the next
The spring examinations for teach
ers will be held at the North Star
Hotel, in Princeton, on the following
dates: March 7th and 9th, 10th and
11th, 14th and 15th. All in need of
certificates, please take special notice
as there will be no private examina
tions held, only in cases where it is an
absolute necessity on account of illness,
or some other unavoidable reason.
OLIVE R. BARKER,
My planing mill is ready to do all
kinds of work on short notice. Floor
ing, ceiling and surfacing done to
order. I. H. ESTES LUMBER Co.
SPENCER BROOK ITEMS.
SPENCER BROOK, Feb. 7,1893.
Geo Wilson is on the sick list suffer
ing with rheumatism.
Joseph Garcelon, of St. Francis, was
here one of the cold days, last week.
Will Swanbro came home from the
woods, last week where he has been at
work for Estes.
Sam Moore, of Livonia, was at the
Brook, this week, and wanted to dis
pose of a fine span of horses.
S. B. Foote leaves in a- few days for
Connecticut to get money from an es
tate wherein he is interested.
Ike Walker left for Minneapolis,
Monday, where he is to meet his
brother, Dick Walker, from Bartlett,
We are having an old-fashioned win
ter, the same as we did back in the
sixties, when it took two men to hold
another man's hair on.
Can some one of the lake corres
pondents of the UNION give the Post
Office address of Mrs. Hannah Sand
berg She lives near Mille Lacs lake.
We acknowledge the receipt of the
journal of the house, of Jan, 30th, 1893,
where different members spoke in
eulogy of Blaineall were beautiful
tributes to the distinguished but dead
statesmanMr. Donnelly in speaking
of Maine's great love for her honored
son, say* "She never permitted shal
low golden incompetence to trample
him in the mire under brazen hoofs."
Would to God as much could be said of
Minnesota, where money rules and
brains are at a discount.
MILLE LACS LAKE RIPPLES.
SOUTH HARBOR, Feb. 2,1893.
E. W. Case is still chief cook at A.
A. B. Berg is still in Isle Harbor,
although he comes home Sundays.
Nearly a foot of snow fell here, Tues
day, and the thermometer fell way be
John Johnson made a trip to Mora,
for Hawkinson & Mattson, Isle Harbor,
Jones & Tilly are busy at work get
ting out the logs on McQueen's place
foi E. A. Bushey.
A L. Snow7
made a trip to Milaca,
this week, with his fast team. He
leaves here in the morning and dines
J. C. McQueen says his masquerade
ball will be the grandest affair of the
season, at least he is going to try and
make it so.
Will Hammel leaves this month for
Dakota to work for A. L. Porter, form
erly of this place, but now owning a
sheep ranch in North Dakota.
Owing to the terrible snow storm,
our mail carrier was unable to get
through to Lawrence, so consequently
we have to wait another day for our
Baker Bros, hired a man to swamp
roads, and set him to work Monday
morning, and about 9 o'clock he jumped
the job, leaving Mr. Baker none the
wiser nor richer.
ISLE HARBOR, Feb. 3, 1893.
When is the next dance coming off
St. Valentine's day will soon be here,
where are the valentines?
Quite a sudden change in the
weather and lots of snow are the first
items of the week.
If you want watch or clock repairing
done call on I. W. Denison. All orders
filled with promptness.
O. Mattson came near losing a horse
yesterday by a falling limb. He drives
the skidding team for Hawkinson &
Owing to the blizzard Tuesdav, the
men and teams had to lay up most of
the day at Hawkinson & Vinton's camp.
It was the worst storm this winter so
Will Currie took his departure from
E. F. Sargent's, last week, where he
has been woi king this fall and winter,
and returned to Mora where he form
Our stage hab again changed hands,
Sargent & Blakely drive it now. Mr.
Sargent didn't make very good time
this week, on account of the terrific
We noticed the letter in the UNION
from D. S. Hall to the Little Falls
Transa ipt. We think Hall is too easy
on Richardson, who ought to ha\e
fifteen or twenty feet of good rope
fastened to his neck and tied to the
first tree in sight. It would be only too
good for him.
To Mille Lacs Lake settlers: I am
now selling at my store in South Har
bor the famous 100 flour at the ex
ceedingly low price of $2.80 per sack,
cash. Five sacks or more at reduced
prices. All other goods cheap for cash.
Call and get cash terms.
ARTHUR L. SNOW.
One or two good men to sell the
Singer Sewing Machine. Liberal terms.
Address JAS. BURKE,
Princeton or Anoka, Minn.
The %Mill ILacsT LumberFCo.
HAVE PLACED UPON THE MARKET
WHICH HAVE HERETOFORE BEEN RESERVED PROM SALE.
These Lands are Situated in the Counties of Mille Lacs, Benton,
Morrison, Kanabec and Isanti, and are Some of the Best Farming
Lands in these Counties, and will be Sold Cheap during the year 1892.
Prices Range chiefly from $4.00 to $7.00 per Acre, on Long Time
and Easy Terms. For Full Particulars and Terms Apply to or address,
-We Keep Constantly on Hand all Kinds of-
-Large Stock of
Staple and Fancy Groceries, Boot,
Shoes, Hardware, Etc.
Fresh and Salt Meat" Fi^-h, Etc
Do not forget the place.
E^7"EI^ir IEIDIBI-IIE VARIETY
EVER SEEN I N PRINCETON.
We MUST Make Room for Our
Call and Examine Our Stock of
304 Guaranty Loan Bldg.,
Have been handling Farm and Wild
Land for upwards of 40 years, will sell
Mille Lacs County Land on long time
at low rate of interest.
Cash paid for Wild Land.
I have now on hand a good line of
]ewelry and at prices that sell readily.
Repairing a. specialty. All work
guaranteed, and strict attention paid to
orders. Do not forget to call when in
town. F. P. CLARK.
Gold and Silver
To loan on improved property.
M. S. RUTHERFORD.
a few days, and you will be startled at the unex
pected success that will reward your efforts We
positively have the best business to offer an agent
that can be found on the face of this earth.
$45 OO profit on S75 OO worth, of business is
being easily and honorably made by and paid to
hundreds of men, women) boj s, and girls in our
employ. You can make money faster at work for
us than you have any idea of. The business is so
easy to learn, and instructions so simple and plain,
that all succeed from the start Those who take
hold of the business reap the advantage that
arises fiomthe sound reputation of one of the
oldest, most successful, and largest publishing
nouses in America. Secure for yourself the profits
that the business so readily and handsomely yields.
All beginners succeed grandly, and more than
realize their greatest expectations. Those who
try it find exactly as we tell them. There is plenty
of room for a few more workers, and we urge
them to begin at once. If you are already em
ployed, but have a few spare moments, and wish
to use them to advantage, then write us at once
(for this is your grand opportunity), and receive
full particulars by return mail. Address,
TRUE & CO., Box No. 400, Augusta, Me.