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i Items as^.v.- Robert King Tuesday. Nelson's photo studio, at Princeton, is open for work the first and third Saturday of every month, "rain or shmo." Remember that when you wish to have your picture taken, tf On Tuesday Clerk of Court Briggs issued a marriage license to Fred B. Goebel and Florence Corwin of Cove. This is the first marriage license the clerk of court has issued since Feb 14. When building be sure and use the famous North Star Zenith wall plaster, as hard as rock and as permanent as time itself. Makes a wall fire, water, wind and bug proof. B. Grant, sole agent. PAINT FACTS There is no use wasting money on paint,,and it is a waste to apply anything but pure lead, zinc and oil. Haft the brands of ready mixed paints contain naptha, resin, whiting, etc. Some contain no lead at all. You know why these make shifts are used. Hake sure of absolutely pure paint. You get it in Masury's Mixed Paints Nobody disputes the reliability of this brand. It is all that a paint should be. Goes further, covers better and lastsJonger than any other. C. A. JACK, The Druggist. W W WWW W W W W www wwwwww www www w5 various sources. George I Staples is the only person who is authorized to collect money due this office In every case the party paying money is entitled to and should insist upon receiving a printed receipt DUNN, Publisher went down to Anoka Leave your orders for milk and cream at Walker's. Thermometer bulbs are on sale again on the market. Mrs. W. H. Ferreli went to Minne apolis yesterday. E. B. Anderson has rented apart of Mrs. Phoebe Soule's house. A boy baby was born to Mr. and Mrs. Prank Schilling: last Tuesday. Several car loads of goods belonging to new settlers arrived this week. Take your grain to the St. Francis Milling Co. for the highest prices, tf Potatoes are some higher and Ohios are selling past the dollar mark this week. Henry F. Packard is building him a new house on section one in Spencer Brook. Dr. P. L. Small, resident dentist, re moved to offices in Caley building, over Anderson's new store Tom Johnson left Tuesday for Glen coe, Minn., to talk Galloway cattle to' the farmers in that section. i Several new houses are 16 be erected at Brickton this spring. Many of the workmen are buying lots and putting up cottages. Mrs. Ed Millet of Milaca was oper ated on at the Northwestern hospital last Tuesday for appendicitis. She is getting along all right. Mason & Hamlin, Metropolitan and Wesley organs, also second hand or gans and pianos at prices to suit cus tomers.' Call at room 4,1.0. O. F. block. With the exception of Mr. Van Dreser who left Saturday for his home in New York, the members of thetime farmers' institute corps remained over Sunday in Princeton and took the tram Monday for the cities. Miss Nellie Larkin returned to her home in Renville last Saturday where she will remain until she fully recuper ates from her recent illness. Miss Dielmann is filling her place at the Caley Hardware Co.'s store. It is rumored that a syndicate com posed of some or the county officials have purchased four acres of beautiful suburban property adjoining Cove and will plat the same for summer homes. The new plat will bear the name "Tamarac Retreat*" The April sale of the E. Mark Live Stock Co. will be one of the best, sales ever held in Princeton. Mr. Mark promises that there will be a fine lot & horses and cattle at this sale, and wiH give farmers a chance to Tu some good stock. He will have a lot of goojl farm mares and work horses at this sale that farmers saoulcUunot'^aS^to come and see. Auction Sale. A. C. Carter will hold an auction sale Monday, March 31, at John Finn's place, at Green lake, south' of A. N. Holm's. Will sell all the far-mingtools, household goods and live stock. 13-3w A. C. CARTER, Auctioneer. &^fe/*feW &>.*. H. Caley went to the cities Tues day. Mrs. Maud, Holm returned Friday from a trip to the cities. Sheriff Claggett made a trip" to Ren ville county last week, returning Mon day. Smallpox has broken out in the fam ily of Chester Pierson in the town of Baldwin. Highest price paid for wheat, rye, corn, oats and buckwheat at the St. Francis Mill. tf Elmer E. Hatch returned from Mud gett's camp last week where he was cook the past winter. H. B. Jesmer and family moved in to rooms in the Kraft flat the first of the week.Braham Journal. Mr. and Mrs. Chas. M. Babcock of Elk River spent Sunday with Mrs. Bab cock's parents, Mr. and Mrs. K. H. Burrell. County Commissioner Norton and Martin Lynch who accompanied him down from "the take, went to the cities Friday, returning home Saturday. Should you want a Steinway or Knabe piano, remember that you can get one in just the case to suit at the lowest prices and easiest terms by calling on Mrs. G. Ewing. L. Fryhling, the tailor, has the most attractive line of patterns we have ever seen. He is doing the finest line of tailoring at little more than the cost of ready made clothing. Chas. L. Carlson came up from Long Lake and spent Sunday in Princeton. He says the new roller mill at that point is now in good running order and ready to turn out "Bon Ton" flour. Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Carter of Spring Vale, came over on Saturday to attend the institute. They never fail to at tend the Princeton farm institutes. On their way home they visited friends at Green lake.*^ Rev. and" -Mrs. Moxie entertained about thirty young people at the Con gregational^ parsonage last Friday evening. Progressive stock exchange was the main feature of the evening's entertainment. O. Monson and, H. Haase of Mankato were in Princeton last Friday looking over the place with a view of opening a gents' furnishing and clothing store here. They were well pleased with the looks of Princeton. If you are looking for the best bicycle on the market for the money be sure and see the famous "Crawford" wheels now on exhibition at B. D. Grant's. They are substantial and durable, and are a neat and pretty wheel. Wm. King returned last week from his trip to Ontario and points in New York. He reports having had a fine and says that they have had a good old fashioned winter down there. When he left there was two feet of snow on the ground. Robt. tion of King has sold a quarter sec land in Spencer Brook town ship to Geo. S. Farnham of Iowa. Mr. Farnham will move \here next fall. Mr. King has also sold the north half of the northeast quarter of section 10 in Spencer Brook to Jas. Higbee of Henry county, Iowa. The indications are that there will be lots of building in Princeton the coming season. Already there are several plans for new houses, and there are many in contemplation. Louis Larson will erect a residence opposite J. N. Berg's house, and P. J. Wikeen is also thinking of putting up a resi dence. The ladies of the O. E. S. gave a progressive cinch party at the lodge rooms last Saturday night. About twenjy-five couple were present, and the attendance would have been much larger had the weather been more agreeable. Mr. and Mrs. L. S. Briggs took the pie for the highest score, and received a pie of questional contents that measured eighteen inchesjacross. Miss Murdoch and Roy Jesmer ~also received a pie, bui it was made up in miniature. Bunch was served, and all voted the party a very pleasant affair. The April term of court will convene April 7th. '$ The JEtebekahs held a meeting last night and took in a candidate. 1 County Surveyor Milton has been subdividing section 35, in 36-26 this week. The Woodcocks are expected back from Florida about the middle of next month., Miller Craig spent a portion of last week at the Long Lake mill, returning Saturday. Mrs. McArten of Floodwood, arrived in Princeton Tuesday and is visiting with Mrs. H. E. Cravens. Miss Cheely of Foley, and Mrs. Wm. Lind of Santiago, were visiting rela tives and friends in Princeton yester day. The St. Patrick's day dance given at the opera house by the Kimona club was a jolly dance party and was very well attended. The Ladies' Aid Society, No. 1, will hold their annual sale of Easter novel ties at G. A. R. hall on Saturday even ing, March 29. Miss Mary Cooper of Anoka, visited the Misses Mabel and Helen Wright this week, and also the family of H. W. Magnus at Glendorado. We notice that D. H. Cooper who is now one of the prosperous business men of Isanti, was elected a justice of the peace in that village last week. Ivers & Pond, Colby, Ludwig, Gab ler, Smith & Bauers, Metropolitan or Wesley pianos, and a dozen other kinds can be bought cheap for cash or on time. Call on Mrs. G. Ewing. Last Tuesday evening the Knights of Pythias conferred the second rank on a candidate. Next Tuesday the lodge will give a dance social at its hall. The E. Mark Live Stock Co., have sold "Scotch Lad," one of their best Galloway bulls, to Herbert Gates for $200. They have also sold one of the Searle Durham calyes to John Felch of Elk River for $100. W. E. Chase, who has been visiting his father, W. P. Chase, for some time, left this week for a trip to the Pacific coast. He will return to Montana in time for shearing and to look after his sheep interests In that state. Mrs. Leander Davis left for Prince ton Saturday evening, after making a short visit in this city. Mrs. Davis has been spending the winter in Princeton, her daughter Miss Zilla being one of the teachers there.Anoka Herald. A. J. Stanvyood, formerly a resident of this place, had the misfortune to lose a, valuable ^eam by drowning in the St. Louis river near Floodwood last week. Melvin Stanwood, the teamster, narrowly escaped drowning in trying to save the team. Friends ol Engineer Brisbin formerly lieutenant of Company will be sorry to learn that he lost his right arm in a railroad collision a few days ago. He was pinned in under the wreck for twenty minutes before he was released. He is at the hospital in St. Paul. Louis Rust was hauling stone this week for a new barn which he will erect on his farm in Wyanett. The barn will be 30x40. He has rented his farm this year to Warner Brooks and Axel Lund and will be busy this spring attending to his duties as assessor. Mrs. Fred Young, sister of Frank Schilling and also of Mrs. Louis Lar son, died at the home of Mrs. Ecklund yesterday morning of consumption, from which she had been suffering for sbme time. The funeral occurred at the Methodist church to-day at 1 p. m., the interment being in Oak Knoll cemetery. The Farmers' Exchange is receiving a full line of doors and window frames, nails, barb wire, etc., for the spring trade. Mr. Jaax's business is increasing rapidly, and he has decided to branch out in other lines in connection with his business, and if arrangements can be made, will have a warehouse erect ed along side of his present store for new goods. Last Friday the wife of J. A. Krave, town clerk of Wyanett, died of pneu monia after an illness of about one week. The mother left behind five children, four of whom are sick with scarlet fever, and her death is a very sad one under the circumstances. The funeral occurred on Sunday and was necessarily private. Mr. Krave has the sympathy of the entire community in his present affliction. ^The will he a Prohibition conven tion and rally in Fafnham's hall in the Odd Bellows' building next Monday, at which time a Prohibition county orr' ganization will he perfected sand thre delegates will be elected to attend the State convention at ^Minneapolis Ldst Friday morning Dr. Cooney received a message from Dr. R. B. Hixson, at Cambridge, to come imme diately, with an assistant, and oper ate on him for appendicitis. It was only the day before that Dr. Hixson had accompanied Dr. Cooney to Bruns wick, to operate for appendicitis, and the sudden summons seemed a hit startling. Dr. Cooney had several cases at the hospital which be had' operated on the day before. He placed these cases in charge of Dr. Caley, and in* company with Dr. Tarbox, started for Cambridge, and found his fellow practitioner ripe for the knife. He operated at once, the operation reveal ing the fact that it was done none too soon to avoid serious consequences. Dr. Hixson had been ailing slightly for some time, and remarked to Dr. Cooney the day before that he feared he would be troubled with appendici tis, and he was taken suddenly ill the next morning at breakfast. The oper ation was successful and the Cam bridge doctor is reported as getting along all right. Dr. Caley went over to look after him and take care of Dr. Hixson's practice until the latter recovers. The board of county commissioners adjourned last Thursday afternoon to May 14th. The commissioners laid oyer the smallpox bills and also the forest fire bills. The bills presented for putting out fires amount to nearly $500, which is the most that any county is allowed to pay out in any one year for forest fires. The board laid over the smallpox bills until it can get more information on the matter. There were two appropriations made for bridges. One of $500 for a bridge across Rum river where the river crosses the section line between sec tions 13 and 24, in the town of Green bush, and another for $500 for a bridge across the same river where it crosses the section line between sections 10 and 15 in the town of Milo. A committee was appointed to confer with the town board of Bogus Brook regarding the bridge that is wanted over Rum river in section 16 in that town. Forty of the members of Co. pre sented themselves at the opera house armory last Tuesday night for battal ion inspection by Major Frederick E. Reeche of Duluth. Company belongs to the second battalion of the Third regiment. These battalion inspections occur three times yearly. The mem bers of Co. were not a bit faulty in any respect, and made a very credita ble appearance when Major Resche inspected them. J. N. Berg desires to say that if the party who broke into Fryhling's tailor sho|J and among other things took a *Bng jacket, belonging to Mrs. Berg, will return said jacket to its owner by sending it or leaving it at some place, he will consider it a favor. The party evidently took the jacket by mistake, and if he has no particular use for it, perhaps he would just as soon return it. Fred McClellan has received letters ffonS Chas. Howard and E. A. Gates who arrived at Valdez safe and sound and have started for the Copper river c6untry. It will take them two months to get into the interior with 'their sup plied. -Knabe, Weber, Ivers & Pond, Colby, Emerson, Kurtzman, Metropolitan and Wesley pianos, and many other kinds for sale. Call on Mrs. G. Ewing, I. O. O. F1. block. ton March 25 and 26. Th convention will be held at 2 p. m. Charles Scanlon of Minneapolis, will beJ present and. ad- dress the convention in the afternoon and also the rally in4 the evening. Easter Millinery. Mrs. M. E. Jones wishes to state that Bhewill have her stock of hats and millinery ready for the Easter trade next week. _- Knife Penetrates lta Head. Last week a little son of Sam Tiliey at South Harbor, while playing with his brother, threw an opened jack knife at the child and the blade entered near its right temple, going in clear to the handle of the knife. Notwith standing the serious injury it is said the child is alive with fair chances of recovering. Opposed to Progress. Afghanistan's new ruler announces in his inaugural that he will prevent the introduction of railroads, tele graphs, European trade and education by missionariers. China's great wall is a monument to the uselessness of talk of this kind. The law of the human race is progress or decay. Progress in per sonal strength and happiness is made by a regular use of "Golden Grain Belt" beer, for it is brewed from the purest barley malt and hops. Drink it regularly and it will do you good. Order of your nearest dealer or of Henry Veidt, Princeton. A. Great Spring Sale. The approaching sale of the E. Mark Live Stock Co. to he held at Princeton on April 5, will be in all respects the biggest sale of live stock ever held in this place. Mark says that no farmer can afford to miss it if he is looking for anything in the live stock line. There will be a fine lot of farm mares and horses for all classes'of work. In the cattle line oheVe will be some choice thoroughbred and graded Galloway cattls, besides Shropshire sheep, An gora goats, Duroc Jersey swine, etc. la addition to live stock there will be wagons, buggies, plows, and a lot of useful things for the farmers1. I*/ WAISTS ill \ii \i Ladies Jackets. JESMERS tt Department DRESS GOODS Shirt waists now in to sell from Your needs will be supplied here for your spring suits, dresses and waists, and In our liberal assortment your choice will have a wide range. For suits we show a choice line of coverts, homespuns, and reversible suitings in newest spring shades. Also skirtings, etamines, hop sackings and Venetians. Wash goods in dimity, fatiste, lawns and new imported zephers. Be sure and see new silk-finished Kasheen. in black, navy, cadet, oxfords and tan colors, cut in stylish 24-Inch length, no trouble to show them and may do you good. Also Misses and Children's Jackets and Coats. N. E JESMER Buggies and Wagons Standard make and the best that manufacturers put on the market Warranted in all respects and prices withm your means Farm and Garden Seeds Refrigerators Paints and Oils O. K. CARLSON, Manager. Wm. Holland, the greatest of live stock auc tioneers in the northwest, will be'pres ent to do the selling. "Keep the sale and the date in mind, and be sure and attend. DR. ARMITAOE'S Established 1892. Incorporated 1897. SetaU orders solicitedand Fine assortment of choice, hardy stock for the farm and earden Look over our assortment You will want one before long Ours are real chilly affairs as well as ice savers See our stock before buying Of the best quality, durable and make a fine finish Our line of Hardware is complete in all respects I B. D. GRANT, 8S S Princeton, Minn. ^WVVVVW\^WV\%t^% Wall Paper The largest assortment ever in Mille Lacs county. Oriental, French and American designs and colors. FREE SAMPLES if you write to us. State the size of your room and we will tell how much paper you will need for the room. We have a wall paper expert in charge of this department, thus it won't be necessary for you to go to the cities for wall paper, but call or write Store.W 45ctO$3.50 These must be seen to be appreciated. Every waist cut and finished up to date. Also the new Gibson waist. SPRING JACKETS PRINCETON DRUG CO. (The Comer Drug Store.) iW EXPRESS MONEY ORDERS FOR SALE. flce (tyiAMMWl and p&nJptiy delivered th village. .Exchange1nworke bed A iin the work solicited. I 4 4 4 4 4 4 Oddfellow's 4 t^^WVJVtVWtVt^^vy^ over above store. Telephones*. Hours: VA. U. t6123ffp M. 2 to6p. M. PRINCETO N ROLLE MIL Wheat Flou COMPAN *rtfartri4*fen*WBhPkfcnri*ji*ffah*hta Princeton, \4 ,fK.