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I Of Interest
Dr. L. Small, resident, dentist,
Miss Huff has a nice stock of mater
ials for fancy work.
Otto Schneider has been spending
the holidays with his parents in New
Mr, and Mrs. Newbqrt* of
Mora, spent Chri9tmas with their par
ents in this village.
Miss Huff is holding a great reduc
tion sale of millinery goods. All trim
med hats are being sold regardless of
Mr and Mrs. Joseph Ross, of Chat
field, came to Princeton to spend
Chustmas with the former's parents.
Mr ana Mrs. N A Ross.
Misb Adelaide Thompson, a foinier
teacher in our public schools, but who
is now employed at Moorhead, i& spend
ing her holiday vacation in this vil
Prof .1 D. Armitage, the Minneap
olis optician, will be in Dr. Armitage's
office in this village again next Sun
day If you have trouble with your
eyes vou will do well to consult him
Rev. F. Roberts has finally de
cided to remain in this village for the
remainder of his pastorate. had
made arrangements to go to Duluth
but his friends prevailed upon hira to
change his plans.
Joseph Malotte, who has been work
ing the woods near Edith, was
struck by a falling tree Tuesday and
painfully but not seriously injured.
His worst injury is a contusion on the
foot where the principal force of the
blow struck will be laid up for
fl Happy New.Yearl
Fred Sorge, while digging on his
farm in Germany, struck a deposit of
eopper ore A. sample was sent away
for assay am i was "pronounced pure"
He will now prospect to see how large
a deposit there is in that locality, hav
ing been informed by an experienced
opper miner that the country lays
favorably for a rich deposit
he supreme court has decided that
the law governing public bicycle paths
passed by the last legislature is all
tight and that anyone who drives on
them is guilty of a misdemeanor This
will undoubtedly cause a large num
ber of them to be built in country dis
tricts, where the main travelled roads
are too sandy for comfortable bicv
The dog poisoner has got 10 his
deadly work again and several faithful
canines bav-e gone to the happy hunt
ing ground. The reptile who has per
petrated this cruel crime is evidently
one who has a knowledge of poisons
and understands mixing the proper
dose, for every case has been fatal A
prolonged swing at the end of a hempen
eord is too slight a punishment for
such as he
0/ ft 5 or
1 wish to thank my '.customers for their patronage during the
past year. Hoping to be favored with a* continuance of their
trade during the comhigjyear, I remain,
Yours to serve,
New year's Greeting
C. A. JACK.
Mrs. Cotton came down from Edith
last Tuesday morning to make her
daughter, Mrs P. Small, a visit.
Unless we have a "spell of weather"
soon the ice crop will be short this
year. Wo aro not worrying yet, how
George Phillips has returned to his
old position at the Commercial, where
he attends tht wants of the night ar
Mr. and Mrs. G. I. Staples went to
"Hamline Christmas morning to on
sen 0 the day with Mr. and Mrs. R. C.
Are you planning to attend the State
farmers' institute which will be held in
this village Jan 25 and 26? If not,
C. A. Jack would like to find the
holder of check 291 so^ that he may de
liver the lamp and table Which that
number calls for.
The Elk River postoffice has been
raised to the presidential class and the
salary of the postmaster will hereafter
be $1,000 per year.
"Ho, for Cambridge*' will be the
K. watchword this afternoon. A
large number of the boys are planning
to assist at the institution of the new
lodgea that place.
William Hubbard, who has been in
the village for several weeks undergo
ing treatment for erysipelas, has so far
recovered as to be able to return to his
home in Glendorado.
J. W Briggs has been improving
the open winter 'by clearing new land
for cropping next year. So far he has
prepared abosat five acres for the plow
since finished his fall work.
1 hereby extend my sincere thanks
for the liberal patronage you have
bestowed upon me during the past
year. We want your Interest and
your support in the future as in the
past, and thereby we can* in our in
creasing trade, make our terms better
than ever before. Thanking you again
for past favors and wishing you A
Happy and prosperous New
Yours Very Truly,
A. W Woodcock returned from the
west last Sunday morning, where he
has been looking up the lumber pros
pects. has been absent for several
weeks in company with F. M. Camp
A. T. Koerner, treasurer of the State
of Minnesota, was the guest of his
daughter Mrs. W Miller, ovei Sun
day Mr. Koerner is one of the best
treasurers this State has ever had and
is popular wherever he is known
While ice-boating Sunday on Silver
lake a strong breeze stiuck the boat
unexpectedly and tore away the main
mast and boom. Th crew were not
injured but were forced to come to
town to make repairs before they were
able to ontinue the sport.
A C. Smith made heavy purchases
of chickens, geese aaad turkeys last
week for shipment to St. Paul, Minne
apolis and Duluth to supply the holi
day trade in those edties. His ship
ments forth week amounted to more
than a ton and represented a neat roll
of money forth farmers.
Minnie C. Groff was granted a di
vorce last Saturday afternoon from
Charles Groft. The ease was heard at
the last term of court, the'judge tak
ing it under advisement. The plain
tiff alleged cruel and inhuman treat
ment as grounds for complaint and
Judge Searle sustained her
f. G, DAMELSON.
Hans Peihl has returned to his home
in Freer, after a summer spent in Han
Capt. A. F. Pratt, of Anoka, was in
Princeton last Friday attending a case
in Judge Dickey's court.
The little two-year-old son of Mr*
and Mrs. William Neumann died last
Thursday night of croup.
Both the local drug stores are furn
ishing their patrons with beautiful
calendars for the new year.
Mr. Sinclair, of El River, has been
in town during the past week visiting
his nephew, Charles Sinclair,
George Wheeler, of Hamline. is.
spending the holidays with his brother,
Leon Wheeler, in this village.
he dance given by the Maccabees
last Friday night was well attended
and all present report a very enjoyable
Mr. and Mrs. Peter Robideau and
Mrs. Louis Robideau are visiting
friends in Minneapolis for a couple of
Joseph Blanchett, of Dayton, came
to Princeton last Thursday to visit
with Messrs. F. and J. Morneau
for a few days.
Miss Ida King went to her home in
Spencer Brook Saturday night to re
main during the midwinter vacation
of the public schools.
Charles E Chase, of Anoka, who
represents Reed & Sherwood on the
road, was in Princeton last Friday
looking after their interests.
Harold Mudgett was down from his
lumber camp last Thursday. A few
inches of the beautiful would improve
logging conditions considerably.
A. J. Bullis has built a new ice boat
and put it into commission on Silver
lake. had it out for a trial spin
last Saturday and gave some of his
friends a swift ride.
The postoffice and the express office
did a rushing business last week. The
quantity of matter received and for
warded was larger than last year by a
Don't you need some office stationery
to start the new year right? The
UNION as prepared to do ail kinds of
commercial printing promptly atwi our
work is always satisfactory.
he Chapman block was sold last
week to Sjoblom & Olson, the transfer
occurring last Thursday. Aoderson
& Herdliska will continue to occupy
the building until their lease expires
The silver wedding of Mr and Mrs.
Herary Yopp was celebrated on Sun
day, Dec. 10, almost the entire congre
gation of the German Lutheran church
of the town of Princeton participating.
he Norwegian Lutheran congrega
tion in Greenbush have tfeeir church
building under way and when com
pleted it will be a eredit to the com
munity Rev. Neilsen will oceupy
The Anoka TJnxon says Prineeton
aod Anoka should not let up on the
proposed electric line from Minne
apolis until the road is completed.
All right, Bro. Pease, just you work
your pull on that end and we will push
Louis Sausser returned Friday morn
ing from the northern part the
State where he has been cooking for
one of the crews of the State's timber
estimators. says they hard a. splen
did trip and found a very beautiful
couatry. Game was abundant.
A subscription paper is being cir
culated among the business men this
weekfn the effort to secure funds to
properly equip the members of the
local fire company for work at ifires.
The goods which it is proposed to pur
chase are hats, rubber coats, rubber
coats, ete., and are really necessary.
W hope all will contribute liberally
to the fund, for the firemen's work
when well equipped is no summer
Henry and Theo. Veidt, of Anoka,
were in Princeton last Friday on busi
ness. The former is well known in
Mille Lacs county, where he has had
business interests for years and has
gained great popularity through hie
liberality and progressive business
methods. Mille Lace county is glad to
number him among its property own
ers. Theo Veidt, while not so widely
known, has a reputation of being one
the most reliable manufacturers and
dealers in monuments in the State and
is building up a good business in this
t. The Princeton Naval Cadets elected
officers last Friday night and the" fol
lowing is the list of those chosen:
Capt. W A* CaVletOn, captain', George
Rogers, first lieutenant David Levin,
second lieutenant Carl Boyn, first
sergeant Adon Whitney, second ser
geant Preemont Woodcock, fhird^set
geant. The cadets start out with a
membership of about thirty and will
soon recruit to forty-eight. Their uni
form will be patterned after that of
the regular navy and when these are
secured the boys will make a very
handsome appearance. Unlike the
jolly tars of the regular institution
these cadets will neither smoke, chew,
drink nor swear. ^sicwKffPWL?**
C. S. Neuman returned from a trip
to the northern part of the State last
Ben Cott,on, of Mjlaca, came down to
enjoy the Christmas festivities with
bis sister Mrs. F. L. Small.
Mr. and Mr* K. H. Burrell spent
Christmas with friends in Minneapolis,
returning Wednesday morning.
Olof Johnson, pf Vineland, was in
Princeton last Saturday looking after
some of his real estate interests.
Mr and Mrs. S W Williams are
occupying Aug Rines' residence dur
ing Mrs Rines' absence in the west.
Mrs. Pope and daughter, of
Mora, ha\ been tho guests of Mr. and
Mrs. S. Howard during tho past week.
Miss Florence Tibbetts, of Wayzata,
is spending her holiday vacation in
Princeton, the guest of Miss Georgie
H, V. Mercer, a Minneapolis attor
ney, was in the village yesterday pre
paring a case for the April term of the
Chris Rahn, formerly with Town
send at Milaca, opened a meat market
this week the old Newton building
on Main street.
Miss Dacey Kelly, of Northfield, ar
rived in Princeton Monday morning,
to spend a part of her Christmas vaca
tion with her sister, Mrs. C. A. Jack.
The Knights of Pythias will install
Tuesday, Jan i) Grand Chancellor
Stobbart will conduct the ceremonies
Dr Armitage reports a case of diph
theiia in the family of E. F. Dunton
who lives on the north side, his thir
teen year old daughter being afflicted.
Mrs. Henry Applegate was operated
upon yesterday and a large tumor re
moved. The operation was entirely
successful and Mrs. Applegate is re
Isaac I vet* and Joseph Wolf have ap
pealed from the decision of the county
commissioners in the matter of laying
out a county road in section 6 of the
town of Princeton
The interiors of the stores which
carried holiday stocks looked Satur
day night as if a good sized cyclone
had visited them, but the proprietors
made no complaint
C. A. Dickey hab purchased b0 acres
of land east of Silver lake and intends
to build a residence there next sum
mer The deal was made through M,
S. Rutherford's agency
Qalgb Crook and wife of Park Rap
ids, are the guests of Auditor and Mrs
Whitney during the holidays Mr.
Crook is prospering his new loca
tion and is well pleased with the town,
Ole Bjerkesett and Ingeborg
Anderson were married at the office
of the judge of the probate court last
Thursday by Elder Van Alstem Both
the contracting parties are residents of
The following marriage licenses
have been issued during the past week:
Arthur W VanWormer and Harri et
D. Archibald, Michael A. Katke and
Matilda A. Sehlee: Peter Hanson and
Dr. Armitage was called to Wyatiett
this week to reduce a dislocation of
the hip which a lady seventy-six years
old had sustained. he doctor reports
that notwithstanding the patient's age
she is recovering nicely.
Elmer Chapman has purchased the
residence of Henry Applegate this
week and will take possession in the
spring. Mr. Applegate will build a
house on his newly purchased farm and
live in the country in the future
Christmas was observed at the Cath
olic church in this village by three
services conducted by Rev. Pr. Lev
ings. Th choir from Elk River united
with the local choir and added greatly
to the musical features of the services.
Each service was largely attended.
Eric Lindquist, an Isanti county
wife-beater, was fined $60 or sixty days
by a Cambridge justice last week for
forcibly caressing his wife. This was
his third offense and the justice had no
mercy left in his make-up. I is per
haps needless to state that he is spend
ing the holidays in Cambridge.
The south-bound passenger was de
layed nearly two^ hours Christmas
morning by an accident which occur
red several miles above here. The
engineer got in a hurry at one 6f the
stations and attempted to pull his train
out of a depot before he released the
air brakegi The drawhead was pulled
out of one of the ears and it was after
6 o'clock before the train, left this sta
We offer One Hundred Dollars reward for .vn\
case of Catarrh that cannot be cured by Hall's
CHENEY & CO Toledo, O
We, the undersigned, have known F.
Cheney for the last 15 years, and believe him
perfeetly honorable in all business transactions
and financially able to carry out any obliga
tions made by their firm.
WBST & TBUAX, Wholesale Druggists/
WAiiDiNG, 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 75o. per bottle. Sold by all Druggists
Hairs family pills are the best -r
it/ \i/ to
officers a week from next
vi \i) \i) \to
Retail orders solicited and A
promptly delivered in the
village Exchange work^
Wishes all who have iw
the past patronized the
And those who intend
to in the future^&sw*
il A Happy and Prosperous
We have made preparation on a large
scale for the coming year's business and
many new things in the way of prices
$ and goods will appeal to the people for
their patronage during the year. 5
We shall make special efforts to do
business on the Modern Department
Store plan of small profits and large
sales during the year 1900, and would
ask all to watch this space for our an=
Visitthe Big Store and make your wants known.
Our aim is to please in quality and prices.
N. E. JESMER & SON. I
ROLLE MIL Wheat Flour
i (100 Per Cent
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Rye Floor, BuckwH Flour, Ground Feed, tic.
We carry dependable goods only. We would
not handle the others at any price.
Of buying an mu-
tation of tho genuine
Name on the leg.
It has neverbeen