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Collecting and M. S Land Agent. Full line of Specta* cles and Eye Glasses, and no charge for fit= ting. W. P. CHASE, flanager. Minnesota Historical Society CITIZENS STATE BANK. (INCORPORATED) OF PRINCETON, HINNESOTA. Paid Up Capital Surplus, Does a General Banking Business. Farm and 3j Insurance. Village Loans. Railroad Lands 7 Fine Hardwood Lands, Meadows and Open Lands, at tow Prices and on Easy Terms, for sale by 0 The Great Northern and 0 St. Paul & Duluth Railroad Companies. 98/ For Maps, Prices, and any other information, 9 write to RUTHERFORD, & $ J. C. Herdliska Watchmaker and Jeweler, $30,000 5,000 A General Bankirig Business Transacted. Loans Made on Approved Se curity. Interest Paid on Time De posits. Foreign and Domestic Ex change. S 5 PETTERSON, Pres. T. H. CALEY, Vice Pres. Q. A. EATON, Cashier. ANK OF PRINCETON. I J.J. SKAHEN, Cashier and Manager. Princeton, Minn. ^l^l^l^^l^l^Z^Z^l^l ^1 ^1 ^^^^^^^^^V^l Correct T/me J^TtM^ Has a fine lot of watches and clocks that he guarantees. Plain and ornamental clocks and standard-make watches. He also carries a fine line of Jewelry and Silverware. Look over his stock when you want to buy a wedding or birthday present. Repairing of Watches, Clocks and Jewelry a Specialty. Anderson's Store, Princeton. Foley Bean Lumber Company Manufacturers and Wholesale Dealers in White Pine Lumber, Lath and Shingles. Also Sash, Doors, Mouldings and a Com' plete Stock of Building Material. PRINCETON. K. C. DUNN, Publisher. Terms $1.00 per Year. PfilNCETON, MILLE LACS COBNTT, MINNESOTA, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 1901. Head and Hands 5 Need Protection This Weather. i A full line of Fall and Winter fv Caps, Oloves and Mittens just received. Warm and comforta- ble and just the thing: Groceries, Dry Goods, Boots and Shoes A complete stock al= ways on hand and Princeton, Minn. I would like.to talk to you about your Fall Suit or Overcoat. Call and get prices and see what I can do for you. iswm&MgJggag Sam J. Fryhling, TAILOR S^" Next door to Keith & Eines" office O.H.BUCK O.J. CRAVENS BUCK & CRAVENS, Blacksmiths. All kinds of Blacksmithing neatly and promptly done. W make a specialty of HORSESHOEING and PLOW WORK. Firsi street, PRINCETON. Examinations and Advice. I Dr. C. F. Walker Dentist. Teeth A Plates 1 Gold and Porcejain Crowns. Teeth extracted without pain by use of Vitalized Air. Call and have your teeth ex i amined free of charge. Appoint ments may be made by telephone 4 call 55. In Princeton 11st to 20th i acli ith. Office in Chapman Building. In Cambridge 21 to 28th, of each month. Office over I Oouldberg & Anderson's store. CASESALLDISIISSED Chief Fire Warden Andrews Fails to Make Any of His Cases for Setting Fires Stick. Two Jlilaca Cases Were pismissed As Was Also The Case Against Otto Lindberg. Chief Fire Warden Andrews has met with pooi' success in trying to convict parties in Mille Lacs county for setting or causing to be set forest fires, or by aTiy carelessness causing the spread of any fires. Last week he caused the arrest of Otto Lindberg, the section foreman at this place, for having caused fires in the town of Princeton and Bo gus Brook and the case was set for trial Saturday, but was postponed until Wednesday afternoon. In th^ mean time Mr. Andrews went up to Milaca and got his fire smeller at work in the country north of there and around For eston, with the result that he had Christian Waxmuth, living three miles southwest of Foreston, and H. T. Win ter, who occupies the old Mike Drew farm four miles north of Milaca, brought before Justice Norcross of Milaca on Tuesday for having caused forest fires. C. A. Dickey went up to defend both parties and at the hearing both cases were dismissed on motion of defendants' attorney because of lack of sufficient evidence to establish a case against and convict the parties. The parties were charged with having committed the offence against the State of Minnesota on the 22d and 23d of October. It was an easy matter for the chief fire warden to get a few aggrieved neighbors to appear as wit nesses against the parties whom they thought were to blame for the fires which did some damage, but the testi mony failed to show that either Wax mouth or Winter had caused the fires. In the case of Winter the testimony showed that he went to a neighbor and asked him if he would help him burn a fire break at some of Winter's hay stacks. The neighbor could not go, but short time afterwards fires were found burning around the stacks, and Wiriter asked the neighbor's wife who wasp driving home some, cpjsvs i.fsjie, thought there would be any danger from She fires he had set. The testi mony showed that fire spread from near these stacks, but this was not suf ficient evidence to convict Winter,-so the court thought. On the train yesterday morning came the chief fire warden looking a little downcast and Attorney Dickey with the great law book under his arm and a fee in his pocket while on his face he wore the smile of a victor. A walk up town and he was Justice Dickey to hear the evidence in the Lindberg case which was set for 9 A. M. Attorney Sutton was present for the Great Northern road. County Attorney Ross was not present at the opening of the court and General Andrews proceeded to conduct the case for the State. He called Frank Lindberg, a seventeen year-old lad who works for Lindberg who is his uncle. The boy told about starting the fires on the right of way on the 24th of last month. It was shown that fires that govered a stretch of land three-quarters of a mile had been set, and that the section foreman," his nephew and a barrel of water constituted the fire brigade. He was followed by John Wolf who owns a forty adjoining the railroad' at the place where the fires were set, and Wolf stated that twenty-five acres of his land had been burned and that much of the burned tract was along and adjoining the right of way. He was followed by Alexander Hartz who has a farm adjoining that of Wolf, and he claimed that from the fire which was on the latter's land that much damage was done to property on his own land, burning up a lot of green timber, poles and posts. Mr. Ellen baum, chairman of the town board of Princeton, was called and stated how he had gone over the fire district and had seen fires burning in the vicinity of the Hartz place and elsewhere. There was no question about the fires, but did they start from the right of way fires? At the conclusion of the testimony the State rested its case, and Attorney Sutton moved to dismiss the case because, of the fact tiiat no evidence had been introduced to show that Otto Lindberg had started any fires that had caused fires on .the Wolf land or any land, adjoinipg. Justice Dickey thereupon took occasion to ex plain the position of the court on the matter and thought that it was not the intention of the legislature to enact laws that would be the means of fining or imprisoning people for taking cus tomary precautions to protect their own and other people's property. There should be some proof of a wil ful intent to do harm to or damage property. Justice Dickey as a tax payer and old resident of the county thought that there were no people he re who would be guilty of wilfully set ting fires to destroy their neighbors' property. Chief Fire Warden Andrews could see that something was going to drop and he asked County Attorney Ross who had come in to take the case and conduct it, but the county attorney said that he thought Mr. Andrews could do much better than he could, and the fire warden picked up the session laws and proceeded to expound the law of the St. Paul solons in an eloquent man ner. Mr. Andrews contended that there was no reasonable doubt but what the fire spread from the right of way that to burn so much right of way with so little force to control the fire in very dry weather and the wind liable to change or rise at any time, and to leave no one to watch the fire was carelessness in the meaning of the law. "On the law and the evidence," said Mr. Andrews pounding the paper book on the table, "that man should be convicted, and on this I will stake my reputation as a lawyer of forty years' practice." The motion was granted, and Mr. Andrews was very warm in the collar. ''You may burn up," he said and he left the courtroom in disgust. From here the chief fire warden goes to Hinckley to look up the matter of forest fires. Redeeming: an Undivided Half. County Attorney Ross went over to St. Cloud Saturday to submit a matter before Judge Searle regarding the re demption from tax sale of an undivided half in a piece of land a Minneapolis attorney was interested in. It was stipulated that the matter would be submitted to the court without argu ment and that the Minneapolis attor ney would waive all costs, etc. The county attorney thought that he would go over himself and see the judge and when he arrived he digfcovered that the down-river lawyer had sent over a long brief in regard to the matter and wound up with the usual legal phrase ology regarding costs and fees. The county attorney produced the stipula tions and the matter of costs was promptly eliminated. The judge, how ever, ruled that it was a proper pro cedure for the county auditor to per mit redemption of the undivided inter est in the land. ShawGrow. Last Wednesday morning Albert E. Shaw of Greenbush, was married to Miss Lillian A. Grow, at the home of the bride's mother in Greenbush. The ceremony occurred in the Greenbush Catholic church, Rev. Father Levings officiating. Geo. A. Shaw, brother of the groom, was best man, while the bride was accompanied to the altar by her sister, Miss Elizabeth Grow. A wedding dinner was served at the home of the bride's mother, and in the evening a supper and reception was tendered the newly married couple at the home of Mr. Shaw's folks. The newly married couple will commence keeping house in Princeton where Mr. Shaw is employed at the electric light plant. The many friends of the bride and groom wish them a long and hap py wedded life. Had Relatives Here. A telegram from Cass Lake to the Minneapolis Tribune states that on the Monday of this week the frozen and half-eaten body of Ira Reynolds was found on the roadside near Cass Lake. Beside the body was a shotgun with one barrel discharged, and the body of Reynolds showed a shotgun wound. Reynolds, who is a brother of Mrs. Ike Veal, had been missed about three weeks. He resided at Farris. Foul play is thought to have been the cause of Reynold's death and the authorities are looking up a man who left Farris with him. At the coroner's inquest the jury re turned a verdict that Reynolds was shot by some party unknown to the jury. The murderer may yet be cap tured. Musical and Literary Entertainment. A-' musical and literary entertain ment will be given under the auspices of the Christian Endeavor society at the Congregational church on Tuesday evening, Nov. 25th. The following program will be rendered: InstrumentalSelected -.Mrs. O. C. Tarbox SoloSelected Mrs. Cooney RecitationThe Elf-childJames Whltcomb Eiley.. MissiDjivis Dpll song and drill Eight Little Girls SoloSelected ..Dr. -Tarbox 'DuetSelected Mrs. Moxie and Miss Jones RecitationThe School Master's GuestsWill Carleton^. Clifton Cravens SongThe Unfinished Prayer, followed by tableau Miss Watie Ross ChorusEig-a-]ig six Little Girls RecitationParadise and the PeriThomas Moore........'...... MissFranklin SoloI Love Her Dear, And Only YouFrank Pixley Miss Dielman InstrumentalLa BacarolleThyme by C. Weber. Mrs. F. L. Ludden Admission, adults 15 cents, children 10 cents. VOLUME XXV. NO. 50. A HORRIBLE DEATH. Charles Olson of Greenbush Run Over by Great Northern Freight Train Near Sandstone. Accident Occurred on Monday Night. Funeral at Home of Paren ts on Friday Afternoon. Charles Olson, the son of Jens Olson of Greenbush, was run over by the cars at Sandstone last Monday night and instantly killed, the body being horri bly mangled when picked up after wards. Olson had been around Prince ton during the day and in the evening bought a tfcket for Milaca, intending to go into the woods. He changed his mind after getting to Milaca and bought a ticket to Hinckley. In some way he was carried by and found him self in Sandstone. It is thought that he started back on the railroad track for Hinckley and was struck by a freight train. Coroner Cowan of Pine county viewed the remains and made out a statement that the boy was killed by being run over by a Great Northern train. The father of the boy was noti fied and went to Sandstone Tuesday, returning with the remains yesterday morning. The funeral will be held on Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the residence, Rev. J. E. Ingebrytson officiating. The interment will be in the West Branch cemetery. Young Olson was nearly twenty-fi ve years of age, and had he lived until Christmas he would have been just twenty-five. The sudden and shocking character of his death is an awful blow to his parents. DEATH OF ROY W. HISSAM. Dies of an Operation for Appendicitis at Milaca Early Sunday Morning. The body of Roy W. Hissam, who died at Milaca last Sunday morning from the results of an operation for appendicitis, was brought to Princeton y*esterday for interment. Mr. Hissam submitted to an operation last Satur day for recurrent appendicitis and Drs. Cooney, Bacon and Cook per formed the same, but as general peri tonitis had set in he never rallied. He had been troubled with slight attacks of appendicitis at- times a^nd ^undiejr^fc medical treatment and rest had got over them. A week or so before the operation he was siezed with another attack and on last Friday he, became critically ill, and the operation failed to save him. Mr. Hissam was only 27 years of age and was book-keeper for the Foley Bean Lumber Co., as well as member of the school board and vil lage recorder. He was a bright ener getic young man and highly esteemed. Only last Christmas he buried his wife, who was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Geo. AJdrich of Milaca. The funeral was held at the Methodist church at Milaca yesterday and the Masonic lodge of Milaca of which he was a member, took charge of the body and escorted the remains to Princeton where they were laid beside those of his wife. One little child less than a year old is left an orphan. Lincoln Lodge, A. F. & A. M., adopted the following resolutions on his death: Whereas, It has pleased the Supreme Architect of the Universe to summon from his labors on earth our beloved brother Roy W. Hissam, calling him by His omnipotent will to that judg ment which awaits all who are toiling in this earthly temple, and Whereas, The Masonic ties which so long bound us in mutual friendship and social enjoyment to our departed brother are severed, no more to be re united until the grave shall give up its dead, here we who remain will not for get the kind and true brother, but al ways cherish his memory. Resolved, That by his demise our Masonic fraternity has lost a true and worthy brother and the community a good citizen, loved and respected by all who knew him. Resolved, That a copy of these reso lutions be sent to the relatives of .our deceased brother, also to the Princeton UNION and the Mille Lacs County Times for publication, and that the same be spread on the records of the lodge. PIONEER CRUISER PASSES AWAY. Samuel Estes Dies from Heart Failure at Faribault. Samuel Ester, pioneer and well known cruiser to all old residents of this section of "the state, died suddenly of heart disease Sunday morning while sitting in a chair at the Farmers Home hotel at Faribault. He was seventy four years old, and leaves three'grown children. Edw. H. Estes, of Lawrence, is a brother of the deceased. Samuel Estes in early days was considered as reliable and capable a cruiser as trav eled the woods of Northern Minnesota and he was employed by many of the large logging operators in cruising and estimating pine timber. His oppor tunities to accumulate wealth were many, but he was a victim of the drink habit and failed to take advantage of the opportunities as they presented themselves and died almost penniless. Mora Times.