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Great Northern Railway.
Eastern Minnesota Railway.
ST. PAUL, MINNEAPOLIS, PRINCETON,
WEST SUPERIOR AND DULUTH.
Buffet Parlor Cars on Day Trains.
Le. St. Paul
Le. Elk River
Le. West Superior
Le. West Superior
Le. Elk River
Ar. St. Paul
St. Cloud & Hinckley Division of the
0. N. Railway.
Le. Bridgman 1:45 pm
Le. Milaca 2:45 pm
H.B. JKSMER, K. R. S,
Le. Milaca 9:20 am
Le. Bridgman 10:00 am
NO. 92, A & A. M.
Regular communications, second
Wednesday of each month.
B. M. VANALSTEIN, Pec.
Wallace T. Rines Post,
NO. 14 2 G. A. R.
Regular meetings first and third
Tuesday evenings, at 7:30, each month
in their hall over Culey's' fnrnitnre
store. W. GILTNEB, Com.
Jos. NOKEH, Adjt.
MILLE LACS DIVISION NO. 3
U. R. K. P.
Meets the first Thursday of each month at K.
P. hall, at 8 p. m. C. A. DICKEY, Capt.
J. W. HABTMAN, Recorder.
Regular meetings every Tuesday eve
ning at 8 o'clock.
C. A. DICKEY, C. C.
CALLA TEMPLE, NO. 3
Rathbone Sisters, of Princeton.
Regular meetings every Wednesday evening,
at 7:80 P. M., in K. of P. hall.
MKS. AUGUSTA NEWBEBT, M. B. C.
MISS MARION MUDGETT, M. of R. & C.
K. O. T. M.,
Tent No. 17.
Regular weekly meetings Thurs
day, 8 P. M., in Maccabee Hall.
GUT EWING, Com.
E. E. WHITNEY, R. K.
HIVE NO. 5.,
L. O. T. M.
Regular meetings every
Tuesday evening in Macca
MRS. J. ZIMMEBMAN, L.C.
MRS. F. HEBDLISKA, R. K.
No. 42,1.0.O. F.
Meetings, 2nd and 4th Mondays
at 8 o'clock P. M.
B. M. VANALSTBIN, C. P.
J. F. ZIMMERMAN, Scribe.
NO. 208,1. O. b.F.
Regular meetings every Friday evening at 7:30
o'clock. J. W. GOULDING, N. G.
R. D. BYERS, R. Sec.
DAUGHTERS O REBEKA H.
May Flower Lodge No. 101,1. O. O. F., meets
1st and 3rd Wednesday evenings of each month.
MRS. ELVIRA NEWTON, N. G.
MRS. AGNES EATON, Rec. Sec.
GEN. CUSTER CAMP NO.
Sons of Veterans.
Meet every Wednesday evening, at 8 o'clock.
I. It. SOUTHARD, Capt.
A. CLEMENT HOWARD, First Sergt.
PRICES OF TUB
Princeton Roller Mills and Elevator,ported.
Wheat, per bushel
Vestal, per sack
Flour, (100 per cent) per sack
Banner, per suck
Hard Lock, per sack
Ground Feed, per cwt
Coarse Meul, per cwt
Middlings Shorts, per cwt
Bran, per cwt
2.10 1.90 1.20
.5(1 .50 .45 .45
All goods delivered fjee any wheie in Princeton.
Wheat, No. 1. Northern,
Rye, Oats, Buckwheat, Beans, (good)
I have a good stock of boots and shoes
,you have eggs and butter want shoes.
Your wants can be easily supplied for
I will take your produce in exchange.
All my goods are bought for cash
which insures low prices, and there is
no one in Princeton who can boast of a
better line. The reliability of my
goods is never questioned. S. LONG.
ifr TFARM FOR RENTA farm, with cat
tle, sheep, hogs, wagons, farming tools,
etc., will be rented April 1st, on shares
to a responsible man. a Inquire of
JOSEPH JESMER, SR.,
Orders for dressmaking and sewing
should be left at Long's shoe shop to
receive prompt attention.
Shoes, shoes. Patterson is head
quarters for shoes for the "little ones"
and all who want a good article cheap.
Bananas and oranges, 10c and
per dozen.,. ,F. L. LUDDEN.
WANTEDFarm Joans at Bank of
Princeton. J. L. BRADY, Pres.
$5.00 boards at Foley-Bean Lumber
A nw line of muslin
sale at Jesmer's.
A complete line' of sweaters at 60c
and $1.00 at PATTERSON'S.
Jesmer-has just received a complete
new stock of men's spring hats.
Mrs. Rose Patterson, who has'
quite ill, is able to be out again.
An endless variety of ginghams" and
prints can be shown you at Jesmer's.
Guy Ewing will make his home at
the Tibbetts hotel while in Princeton.
Mrs. A. J. Caswell, of Coon Creek,
visited her relatives in Princeton Mon
A fine line of chocolates and bon
bons at Jesmer's. Buy while they are
M. S. Rutherford visited Mora Mon
day to look after his real estate busi
The Ladies Aid society will give an
Easter social at G. A. R. hall. Partic
Benjamin McKenzie returned Tues
day morning from his visit to Hamline
"Lanpher Hat" is the latest block
in stiff hatsin brown and black only
Chapman & Kaliher have the only
barber shop in town, their competitor
having gone to Hastings.
Judge Searle is presiding at Sher
burne county's spring term of the dis
trict court art Elk River this week.
C. A. Jack is enjoying a visit from
his mother. Mrs. Jack came up from
Northfield arriving in Princeton Tues
Kennedy's crackers and biscuits are
always found at Jesmer's. They are
the best on the market, a trial will
Roads are passable now in the fore
noon but no loads can be hauled in the
afternoon. Cutters are -also also al
For laces, ribbons and embroideries
go to Jesmer's. He has the largest
and most complete line ever brought
The Masonic dance to-night promises
to be a very pleasant affair. The in
dications are that there will be a good
A large number of ties are being
shipped fram this point-by the farmers.
This has proved to be a very profitable
business this year.
Buy a pair of Malone pants at Jes
mer's. They are cheaper, wear longer
.and contain better goods than any low
priced goods made.
E. W. Cundy came down from Edith
Tuesday morning, to participate in
the deliberations of the board of
Several basements were flooded Fri
day, T. H. Caley's warehouse prob
ably receiving the largest quantity of
the water. No great damage is re-
J.-V. McHugh, a prominent Minne
apolis attorney, was in Princeton Sat
urday looking after some business be
fore the probate court. He left on the
Sunday morning train for Mora.
One flock of ducks braved the cold
and were seen in a pond near Silver
lake, crows are coming and the mer
chants are displaying seeds in their
windowsall signs of spring.
The line of all wool Malone pants at
Jesmer's contain some very attractive
patterns. In fact they are the equal
of any $4.00 or $5.00 pant on the mar
ket and only cost the wearer half that
Reed & Sherwood suffered several
hundred dollars' loss by the breaking
down of the roof of their warehouse.
All their stock of sash and glass so far
as can be ascertained has been de
M. J. Neiderkorn abandoned his
laundry at this place and has shipped
his goods back to Hastings, where he
will reopen. There was not enough
business here to pay anything above
The funeral of Mrs. Ewing was post
poned on account of the weather and
occurred Saturday afternoon. It was
under the auspices of the Daughters of
Rebekah and a large number attended
to pay their last respects to their de
There is an impression abroad that
any man who has served in the army
and secured an honorable discharge is
a voter, whether native born or other
wise. This is not so, but the law pro
vides that he may be granted full
citizen's papers by presenting evi
dences of such services to the court
without the usual witnesses, etc.
See the 10c goods go, and the 5c
right after them for nothing. $ $
F. L. LUDDBN^i
To,Paper your Rooms:
Room 9x12x8, $1.05.
Room 10x14x8, $1.12. I
Room 14x16x9, $1.40. 2
FISH.PATTERSON has a complete
line of salt fish and they are sold at
prices to suit the times.
Miss Stella Rines returned from her
visit to Sfc.Paul yesterday morning af
ter an absence of several weeks, ws^rsA
Mrs. S. D. Morrison, of Minneapolis,
mother of Mrs. Elbridge Farnham, has
been visiting with her daughter this
Those Malone pants at Jesmer's are
warranted all wool and not to rip at
the seams. No other make of pants
will do this. IB
"Vulture's" letter is very readable
this week, as his letters always are,
but a slightly local tinge will interest
the politicians. '['^i
A. T. Tufty, of Milaca, was a Prince
ton visitor last Monday. The roads
will allow very little travel between
here and Milaca. i"
Benjamin McKenzie, of Spencer
Brook, one of the pioneers of this
vicinity, is in the city Calling on old
The board of county .commissioners
met Tuesday to take up some unfin
ished business and transact some new
business for the county.
Rum river ice is almost ready "to
start. When it goes Anoka people ex
pect to lose their bridge across the
river in the business part of town.
Herbert, the little five-year-old son
of Harry Newton,, fell from a wagon in
which he was playing Monday and re
ceived an .ugly gash over his left eye.
Deputy Bank Examiner West, of St.
Paul was in Princeton last Tuesday'
making his annual inspection of the
books which come under his super
The action of the board of education
in dismissing school for a week was
commendable. Sickness would
The school board decided last Friday
night that owing to the condition of
the streets and roads a vacation would
be better this week than later and
consequently the schools are closed.
A, B. Damon has received his full
insurance, the company deciding to
pay it rather than go to the expense of
a trial at which it was certain to meet
defeat and have .additional costs to
-Monday morning's mail was over an
hour late, the delay being caused by
high water. The tracks were covered
near Itasca and the Eastern was
forced to run over the Northern Pacific
tracks^to Elk River, there being nearly
two fe.et of water over the Great North
J. J. Parsons, of Foreston, the well
known attorney of that place, accom
panied by Messrs. Cone and Norgren,
of that place, were in the city Satur
day. Mr. Parsons is just recovering
from a broken leg, and is able to get
about with the assistance of crutches.
St. Cloud Times.
Rubber boots were in great demand
last Friday and few were lucky enough
to find what they wanted. The whole
sale houses were completely emptied
by the demand and retail dealers were
unable to get their orders filled. Some
the local merchants went to the
ty and secured some broken lots. 4.
Henry Webster, the well known rep
resentative of the Foley-Bean Lumber
Co., of Milaca, states that his company
has put in a large timber planer and is
now making a specialty of anything
and everything in the timber line.
Mr. Webster left for Chicago Wednes
day night on a business trip.Lumber
The sportsmen, who have been look
ing for the spring breakup, will
probably be interested in the an
nouncement made in the Ortonville
Herald-Star of the arrival of water
fowl at Big Stone lake. There is still
a chance for them to put in an appear
ance here before the closed season ar
We offer One Hundred Dollars reward for any
case of Catarrh that cannot be cured by Hall's
F. J. CHENEY, & CO., Toledo, O.
We, the undersigned, have known F.
Cheney for the last 15 years, and believe him
perfectly honorable in all business transactions
and financially able to carry out any obliga
tions made by their firm.
WEST & TBUAX, Wholesale Drug&ists
WALDING, KINNAN & MARVIN, Wholesale
Druggists, Toledo, O.
Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken internally act
ing directly upon the blood 'and mucous' sur
faces of the system. Testimonials sent free.
Price 75c. per bottle. Sold by all Druggistg.^5
Oiir Mammoth Stock repre-
8|nts every grade of goods
naanufactured, and. our prices
^ill gladden the hearts of all
'who study artistic effects- and
economy in home decoration.
Call and see the most beauti
fully colored designs. ever
shown in this city.
JACK'S PIONEER DRUG STORE.
The Iron Hat is all the rage. If you
vfant a high class hat buy of PATTER
C. H. Chadbourne-went to Minneap
olis last Tuesday evening for a short
1 -:-J'X RESOLUTIONS. 0&$
The Following Resolutions Were Adopted
IL, by the I. O. O. F. and D. R.
Whereas, Almighty God in his in
finite wisdom has removed Oliva, wife
of our brother, Guy^-Ewing, from this
earthly sphere to a spiritual and ever
Therefore, we, the members of May
flower Rebekah Lodge No. 101 and
Princeton Lodge No. 208, of the I. O.
O. F., desire to convey to our brother
our heartfelt sympathy in his great
bereavement which he has sustained
in the loss of his.beloved wife so long
and tenderly cherished, and so sud
denly called away during his absence.
Resolved, That a copy of these
resolutions, be sent to our brother,
spread on the minutes of the lodge
record, and published in the Princeton
The dance given by the Catholic
society last Wednesday evening netted
about $18.00. The dance was a very
pleasant affair and quite largely at
tended, although the thaw kept many
away who otherwise would have been
present. Mr. and Mrs. Louis Jesmer
were awarded a prize for being the!
best waltzers present.
There will be a debate at the school
house in district No. 5, Greenbush, a
week from to-morrow to which all in
terested are invited. The subject will
be: "Resolved, That the Government
Should Own and Operate the Rail
roads." James Burke will lead the af
firmatives and P. K. Wetzel the nega
The DeBlois damage suit against the
Great Northern was again tried before
Judge Searle at Elk River Tuesday.
Several Princeton people were called
thei'e as witnesses and the entire day
was consumed in taking testimony.
The case was argued and given to the
jury yesterday morning.
Mrs. J. J. L,atourneau, of Duluth, is
visiting her parents this week. Rev.
Roberts and wife have been quite sick
with an attack of the grip for some
tefi district Court
There will be an adjourned term of
the district court at the Court House
at Princeton, commencing April 5th,
1897, at 10 o'clock, A. M. All those
wishing to take out their final citizen's
papers can do so at this time. If you
want to vote at the annual school meet
ing in July, or be qualified to serve as
a juror, this is the time to get your
papers. Briag two witnesses who
known you five years. You must also
have had your first papers at least two
,4 L, S. BRIGGS,
1- Clerk District Court.
Mr \i it/ to to to to to to to to to to to
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To trade for Groceries, your butter and eggs
Or we will pay one-half cash
Whichever suits you best suits us.
Never have groceries been so cheap, for
Note our red figures and do your own thinking.
Deals like these are good for hard times:"
See a few of our prices:
4 qts Fine Cape Cod Cranberries.
3 lbs Choice Layer Raisins.
4 lbs Evap. Apples
4 lbs California Prunes
lbs Best Rolled Oats
HARDWOOD TIMBER LANDS
IFOLEY-BEflNLUMBER6 1 1
which will be sold at lowest prices,
THEY LEAD THEM ALL
Wh^t the Hdosie Seed-
errand Press Drill Do.
For Ial By...../T. ACE^.
In Mille Lacs County, south and east of Milaca and be-
tween Milaca station and Mille Lacs Lake partly cover
ed with oak, ash, elm, poplar and other valuable timbers,
interspersed with large natural meadows well watered by
creeks, rivers and lakes rich black top soil underlaid
with yellow clay, for sale on easy terms and low prices, 7
per cent, interest. This part of Minnesota is the ideal
country for tame grasses and clover, and nowhere in the
United States can cattle, horses, and hogs be kept better
or cheaper. The deferred payments can be made in five
or ten years to suit purchaser. For further particulars,
address: THEO. F. KOCH, r
176 E. 3rd St., ST. PAUL, MINN:?'
Or S. HEINS, Local Agent, Milaca, Minn.
6 ^^--^^-"^$'^-^s 0**m ^E i^ ^*fr m%
Having purchased the stocks.-of THE PRINCETON
LUMBER CO., and REED & SHERWOOD, we
shall keep a complete stock of'
Sash, Doors and
1W. P. CHASE, Manager, i
Yard and office