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CAPACITY 20,000,000.
Paid Up Capital
4r J. J. SKAHEN, Cashier and Manager.
$ Does a General Banking Business, I
Collecting and Farm and
Insurance. Village Loans.
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St. Paul & Duluth Railroad Companies.
For Maps, Prices, and any other information,
write to
Land Agent. Princeton, Minn.
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Princeton Mercantile Co.
Agents for
Also do General Merchandise Business.
Postoffice Address,
A General Banking Business
Lioans Made on Approved Se
Interest Paid on Time De
Foreign and Domestic Ex
change. S. S. PETTERSON, Pres.
T. H. CALEY, Vice Pres.
Q. A. EATON, Cashier.
Lands, at
Brickton, Minn.
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Foley Bean Lumber
Manufacturers and
Wholesale Dealers in
White Pine Lumber,
Lath and Shingles.
Also Sash, Doors, Mouldings and a Com
plete Stock of Building Material.
Fifty Good Young Horses and Mules Constantly on Hand.
5 Private Sales Daily.
Time Given on Approved Paper. -r
E. MARK, Auctioneer.
R. C. DUNN, Publisher. Terms $1.00 per Tear. PBINCETON, MILLE LAC S COUNTY HNNESOTA, THURSDAY, MA 8, 1902.
Choice patterns in
Prints, Percales
and Ginghams
Very pretty designs and goods
of "the best wearing quality.
Gents' Hats
New stock, latest styles.
Stylish and Up-to-Date.
Our Grocery
Includes a fine line, both staple
and fancy. Look over our stock.
I John N. Berg,j
Princeton, Minn.
Centrally located. Apartments light, well
heated and ventilated. Trained nurses in at
tendance. Operating room fitted with all mo
dern essentials for up-to-date surgery. An in
stitution fully equipped with every appliance
and convenience for the care and treatment of
the Invalid and the Sick, as Electrical Appara
tus, Medical Baths, Massage, Swedish Move
ment, etc.
Contagious diseases not admitted. Charges,
reasonable and according to needs of patient.,
Physician and Surgeon-in-Chief.
Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat.
Miss WINIFRED VAN LOON Superintendent.
Don't buy your spring and sum
mer goods,, silks, shirt waists,
separate skirts, etc., until you
have examined our line.
I Gentlemen! i
Call and see our line of hats,
mackintoshes and rain coats.
Save Your Money
I by buying dry goods, and gro
ceries from
|R. D. B.VERS.i
4 M
Dr. C. F.Walker's I
Dental Parlors
now located
in the
new building,
where Dr. Walker
will attend
to his
i appointments
from the
IStt0 20th
of each
In Cambridge
21st to 28th
of each month,
office oyei?
i -site.'- -t*rfefe*if-^
Theodore Hatcher Died Saturday and
Was Buried by Woodmen and
Militia Last Sunday.
Sudden Death of James Currie LaSt
Monday Afternoon at Milaca-
Cut Down in His Prime.
Theodore Hatcher, whose serious ill
ness was mentioned in the UNiON/of
last week, died at the family home in
Princeton last Saturday morning at 3
o'clock, the immediate cause of hisand
death being septic pneumonia. He
lost consciousness on Friday afternoon
and remained in that condition until
his death.
and also of5Princeton camp, M. W. of
A. The funeral was held on Sunday
afternoon at two o'clock, and there
IheSSpr n'?
At the cemetery the members of the
Woodmen circled around the grave
the militia drew up at rest, while the
pall bearers, members ofthe Princeton
camp, lifted the coffin from the hearse
and set it down beside the grave. The
flag which had been wrapped around
the coffin was removed and the Wood
men funeral service was read by the
officers of the camp. There was music
by a special quartet composed of Rev.
Shultsand Messrs. Wicklund, Ludden
and White. -At the conclusion of the
ceremony the Woodmen took from
their coat lapels sprigs of evergreen
and cast them into the grave. Rev.
gratz offered a prayer, a salute was
fired over the grave by the militia, the
bugler approached the head of the
Grave and sounded the plaintive notes
of the bugle call for taps and the body
of Theodore Hatcher was consigned
to mother earth.
Theodore Hatcher was twenty-two
years of age on the sixteenth of last
month. He was one of a family of
-nineteen children, and is survived by
his father, Floyd Hatcher, two sisters
and ten brothers. All were present
at the funeral with the exception of
three brothers who live in the west
and were unable to be present. Mr.
Hatcher had been in the employ of
J. Barrett of Milaca for whom he ba
worked for some time. He enlisted in
Company M, of the fourteenth regi
ment at the breaking out of the Span
ish-American war and joined Co.
when it was organized last spring.
He was a young man who was well
liked and his untimely death is a
Sudden Death of James Carrie.
Last Monday afternoon about three
o'clock James Currie, night foreman
at the Foley Bean saw mill, was over
come by an attack of congestive apo
plexy and dropped to the sidewalk in
front of Rodlun's store in Milaca. He
was carried to his home immediately
and Dr. Cook and Dr. Nichols were
quickly summoned, but could do little
for the unfortunate -man* who lived
about fifteen minutes after being taken
to his home. He was partially con
scious and when he was placed on the
lounge at his home he asked to be laid
on the floor, and after being placed
there he said he felt easier "and then
requested to be placed over on his side
as he thought he would rest easier in
that position. But death ensued in a
very short time
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Mr. Currie had lived in Milaca about soldier belonged.
three years, moving there from Min*
neapplis where he formerly resided.
He was forty-three years of age and
leaves a wife, and infant son, besides
an adopted son. He was a member of
Lincoln lodge, A. F. & A. M., and the
Masons took charge of the remains
which were taken to Minneapolis yes
terday morning for interment, a com
mittee of Masons from Lincoln lodge
accompanying the body to Minneapo
Guy Ewing accompanied them as
one of the pall bearers. Mr. Currie
since living in Milaca had made many
warm friends and was well liked by
all who knew him, and his sudden tak
ing off is the occason of much regret
sorrow by a wide circle of friends.
Death ofoArchie
The deathe of Archie W. Chisholm of
Greenbush occurred at the city hos-
a D,
i nnJ
of. the Modern Woodmen, the Wood- while he was at work on the farm. I
the Moder Woodmen the Wood
men conducting the funeral ceremony
at the grave, while the members of
Co. gave their late comrade a mili
tary burial. The funeral procession
left the house and proceeded to
Methodist church where Rev. Gratz
officiated. The church was crowded to
its utmost capacity and there was a
large number who could not gain ad
mittance to the church and were
obliged to remain. on the outside.
Rev Gratz inside brief remarks on
life and untimely death of the deceased
and took as his text for his sermon
Job 14:14, "If a man die shall he live
again? All the days of my appointed
time will I wait till my change comes."
Music was furnished by Mr. and Mrs.
Burgan, E. A. Ross and Miss Watie
Ross. At the conclusion of the funeral
services the procession took up the
march to Oak Knoll cemetery where
theMnterment was made. The pro
cession was led by Co. G, followed by
members of the Modern Woodmen,
who immediately preceded the hearse
bearing the remains of their dead
brother. Following the h'earse came
the carriages with the members of the
family and mourners. The fact that
the funeral was to be a military one
brought out a large crowd at the ceme
tery, and the sTghtirom the cemetery
iofr|h^uperal procession wending it&
way out from the village and into the
city of the dead was an impressive and
sad one.
lasChisholm. Sunday morn-
ingj death resulting from an injury to
one ofread his^kneeesdsthat affected the bone
was not considered serious at the time,
but later began to trouble him consid
erably, A few weeks ago he went to
Minneapolis to seek relief and was
in the hospital for treatment.
There was little hope entertained by
the hospital physicians for his recov
ery, and as a last resort an operation
was decided on and the limb was am
putated in the hopes of saving his life,
but he did not have vitality enough to
the shock of the operation and
died a short time afterwards. The
body was brought home for burial last
Monday night, and the funeral was
held at the Greenbush Methodist
church on Tuesday afternoon at one
o'clock, Rev. Haight officiating. The
interment was in the Oak Knoll ceme
Archie Wilford Chisholm was theing
youngest son of Alexander and Eliza
beth P. Chisholm. He was born in the
town of Milo on September 12th, 1881.
Shortly after his birth his parents
moved to a farm in the northeast cor
ner of the town of Greenbush and they
have resided there since that time,
Archie always having lived with them.
Besides his parents there are eight
brothers left to mourn his death. One
of these is at home with the parents
and the others are in the west.
ToolMBelladonna With Saieml Intent.
Last Thursday afternoon the wife of
Wm. Brown, Jr., who lives on a farm
down in Baldwin, attempted to commit
suicide by taking belladonna, but the
poison failed to prove fatal. After
dinner Mr. Brown had left the house
and gone out to attend to his farm
work, and some time thereafter-Mrs.
Brown swallowed what she said was
about a tablespoonful of belladonna.
There was no one at the house at the
time, but her brother-in-law came to
the house soon afterwards and Mrs.
Brown informed him what she had
done, stating that the poison had not
had time to act and that she had taken
it with the intention of committing
suicide. A message came to Princeton
late in the evening for a doctor and
Dr. Caley went down. He found the
woman had almost recovered from the
effects of the poison.
Mrs. Brown it is said has been in
poor health some time and had beamount
come depressed in spirits. She is a
young woman between thirty and forty
years of age.
Horse and Man Down a Well.
Last Sunday Herman Kline while at
the farm of Mrs. Mike Haley in Bald
win met with a most peculiar accident,
and one that in nine cases out of tenfuture.
would result in injury or death. The
team was^ standing near the well,
and one of the horses in some manner
its hind feet into the well and was
in great danger of going down. Mr.
Kline got hold of the horse's head and
held him while others assisted in un
hitching the team. The horse was no
sooner loosened than he slid backwards
down the well, twenty-five feet deep,
and Mr. Kline holding on like grim
pitched downwards on top ofthe
horse. The horse was held in an up
right position by the pipe. Kline was
quickly pulled out and efforts were at
once made to get the horse out. A
derrick was secured and with blocks
and tackle the animal was safely
brought to the top of the well and re
stored to terra firma with hardly a
Marked by the Badge.
The graves in Oak Knoll cemetery
of all the old soldiers who belonged to
Wallace T. Rines post have recently
been designated with unique markers
in the shape of large representations
of the G. A. R. badge. They are made
of iron and colored to resemble the
badge of the old veterans. The
marker is made in the shape of a large
pin that is placed at the head of each
grave. On the markers are the name
an^ number of the post to which the
The Village Council Met on Monday
Night and Transacted Consid-
erable Business.
Water Was a Warm Topic and Was
Quite Freely Discussed Dur-
ing the Evening.
The village council met in regular
session last Monday. Owing to the
absence of the president Councilman
Briggs was elected president pro tern.
A budget of bills were presented and
allowed. M. L. Wheeler, Gilbert Mo
nette and John N. Berg were present
and petitioned the council for a street
lamp at the John N. Berg corner,
whic the counci granted
mitte on repai of sidewalks made a
report in detail which showed that
two years ago therehwere manyl repairs neededtcomeboeTh.
ton hi whole system Th repune in aeiaur. wnicn snowed tnat
made both by the village on certain
crossings and by private individuals
whose walks have been more or less
neglected. The report of the commit
tee was approved. The committee on
village well repairs reported that the
well had been relieved of fifteen feet of
accumulated sand, lumber, etc., and
Mr. Taylor of the water and electric
light plant stated that twice the amouut^
of water could now be pumped from
the well and unaer present conditions
it was possible to pump twelve inches
an hour into the tank.
The street lamps at the Zimmerman
corner and in front of Mr. McClellan's
house were reported out of order and
the electrician was instructed to repair
the same. There were complaints
made that boys about town who ought
to know better made a practice of shoot
and throwing missiles at street
lamps and the council will instruct the
marshal to make an example of some
of these young Americas if they per
sist in such practices in the future.
The question of. water rates, and of
making a contract with the village
electrician for next year were post
poned until the special meeting next
Monday night. There was some dis
cussion of the water supply and service
in the village and the practice of many
who use village water of being waste
ful and extravagant as welt as violat
ing the rules and regulations govern
ing the use of village water, was de
nounced in a vigorous manner, and Mr.
Taylor was instructed to rigidly en
force all rules in the future and shut
off the water of those who persist in
using water contrary to rules and reg
ulations. A word to the wise is suffi
Mr. Sellhorn of the brick yards was
present and secured from the council
the old power house whistle which will
be put in use at the brick yards.
3. F. Forbes, representing the Na
tional Meter Co., enlightened the coun
cil on water meters. He showed three
styles, all standard makes and war
ranted to last twenty years. The
meters cost from $8 -to $12. These
meters are now in use by all up-to-date
villages and cities throughout the
country and by their use there is an
absolute ^and correct check on the
of water used. Mr. Forbes
made an interesting talk on water sup
ply of cities and villages and his re
marks were very practical. The vil
lage council intends to turn over a new
leaf in the matter of furnishing water
to private individuals, and try and get
paid for every bit of water used in the
The present water, rates are
too low, and then there is an awful
waste in the use of the water.
Inspected the High School.
Geo. B. Aiton, State high school in
spector, visited the Princeton school
last Friday and made an inspection of
the school and the work in the differ
ent grades. The UNION man had a
very pleasant chat with Mr. Aiton who
years ago when attending the univer
sity was one of the editors of the
"Ariel," the "U" paper at that time.
In those days there was a bright lot of
young men attending the "U who
contributed to the ".Ariel." Among
them were State Senator Snyder, Robt.
Jamison, private secretary to Gov.
Van Sant, A. H. Hall, and a lot of
other young men who have risen to
prominence. While holding down
"cases" in a Minneapolis printing of
fice we used to catch the bright ef
fusions of these university journalists.
The funniest case of absentmindnesff
was recently Teported in a reliable
newspaper. A pale, nervous looking
young fellow came into a grocery store
with his baby on his arm and an oil
can on the other. He set the can on
the counter and said soothingly: "Sit
there a minute, tootsie-wootsie," then
holding out the baby to the clerk, he
cried: "A gallop of kerosene in this,
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