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1 i 1 I', II TtTTTTTTTTTTTTfTTTTTTTTfft T-tfV^^- Of Interest Mrs. F. L. Small's mother came down frorft Onamia last Wednesday to re main with her a while. Ir order to close out all my trimmed and untrimmed hath I will sell the same at half price. Miss HUFF. 2t County Commissioner Deans' family came down with him from Foreston and remained during the sessions of the boai'd- Mss Tennie Cravens left for Windom Friday morning to finish her year's term the public schools at that placte. Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Arnett of Aber deen, S. D., were the guests over New Yeajrs of Mr. Arnett's brother, Wm Arnlett of Greenbush. i Mjrs. H. L. Mathias who lives on the Grelenbush road received a check of $1,0J) as a Christmas present from her fathler, Mr. Ezra Pike of Lowell, Mass. Joseph Craig of the Princeton Roller Mill Co. left for a business trip to points in northern Minnesota to look after the rapi dly growing trade of the mill in thati section. Some Cough TrutH. If you get the wrong cough remedy and it fails, you lose time, render the cough harder to cure, and are out your money. There are a good many wrong cough remedies, but it is easy to avoid them. Come here and get our White Pine Expectorant and you will be sure of an effective, scientific preparation, one that is endorsed by hundreds of people in this locality, and one that costs you nothing if it ever fails. Price 25 and 50 cents. C. A. JACK, THe Druggist. ,r? Items m.'^-m-F 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 Leave our orders cream at Walker's. for milk and -T. J. Warren came down from Mille Lac's lake last Tuesday. A- Lemay of Foreston was in Prince ton the first of the week Efon. Emmet Mark left Monday for St. Paul to take up his legislative duties. Mis Jennie Olson of Minneapolis is visinng with her sister, Mrs. N. N. Agien. prof. Brauer of Minneapolis, re mained over Sunday with Rev. Gratz and wife. M. S. Rutherford was confined to his home for a few days the past week with tonsklitis. R.E Jones returned from Lincoln, NeU, last Saturday where he went ta see his mother wh was in a dying con ditu m. She died twelve hours before Mri Jones arrived. see his mnthpr in a Awinrr nr\r\- The fourth annual meeting of the Glendorado Farmers' Mutual Fire In sure ,nce company, will be held at Glen dors ,do, Minn., on Tuesday, January 20th, the old church, to elect direc tors and officers for the year 1903. TJ ie newly elected officers of Prince ton lodge, No. 93, K. of P. were in stall ed last Tuesday evening by Grand Chancellor Robertson of Minneapolis. After the installation ceremony a smo ke social was held in the lodge parlors and the Knights enjoyed "grub andlsmoke" to their hearts' content. A Parrish, one of Sandstone's livery men, came down last Monday to pur chase some horses of the E. Mark Live Stocjk Co. Mr. Parrish at one time livedi at Battle Brook and was also a resident of Princeton some years ago. He could not help but notice how Priikceton has grown during the past few (years. Eingene Kahher came up from Elk Rivt^r last night. was at Big Lake whep the Houlton block burned and nnnr '4&A* '1 A&bM am riot get back until late tone after- *I,J.V ,ri^~i, noon.. Hi office is in the new building of the Ban of El Rive which build ing was all that saved the Babcock stori* from burning. 'Gene leaVes tn\s weelc for the Pacific coast -where hV will spend a few weeks. &<' Pfrter-,on & Nelson have received^a horse shoeing stocks which they are settiJioj i their blacksmith shop. The sttcks are so constructed that a blac tsruth can handle and shoe the most factious broncho that ever punc ture 1 tie turf of the wild west. With the f th a stocks the horse is sus pended from the floor so that he is just off his f^et which are placed in easily adjusted guards and can be moved to any aosi ion desired. I,-,, -,,_, ,_ _- _-,_-, Nelson's photos please the people. Fresh milk every day from 9 A. M. 4 p. M. at Walker's. Miss Annie Brolin, Mrs. J. Wallin, Oscar Wallin and "~S7 Berg came over from Cambridge last Monday and regis tered at the Commercial. James Wheeler who has been in the pineries in the vicinity of Black Duck, came home last Tuesday laid up with an injury to his left hand which was crushed while skidding. Wh en 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. D. Grant, sole agent. tf Nelson, the expert photographer of Anoka, attends his branch studio at Princeton the first and third Saturday of each and every month. Please bear this in mind when you wish to have any photographic work done. tf The Odd Fellows and Rebekahs are making arrangements for a musical en tertainment at Odd Fellows' hall on the evening of the fourteenth of this month, at which time the new piano that Mrs. Ewing won in the St. Paul News con test and which she presented to the Rebekahs will be duly christened. Station Agent Rice has received per- missim i min to dedicate the new depot in a matoe &nd h,e wi mak ar rangements to open the fine new station with a public reception and dance. Th event will be one in which all citizens of Princeton will be asked to join. A supper will be served at the Commer cial hotel during the evening. John Cundy, while engaged in haul ing coal from cars on the Heed & Sher wood spur near the old saw mill over to the power house, met with an accident Monday. On account of the position of the car he was obliged to cross the various tracks where there was no planking and the result was that he was tied up for some time with two tons of coal and a broken sled.Anoka Free Press. 0 thigh, noon.. His office is in the new buildinc- rr. it_^ givgigthii a very narrowwhen escapee He says tha the future takes up with old friends it will be af ter due examination. Last Saturday was a busy day in Princeton I all the places of business, and especially so at Nelson's photo stu dio where there was a crowd of people all day waiting for a chance to have their pictures taken. In the evening Mr. Nelsoo informed the UNION that he had taken pictures of nearly fifty people during that day, among whom there were no less than nine newly married couples. This shows that the people appreciate the fine work for which Mr. Nelson has a well-earned reputation all over, this part of the northwest.* t, W &< jr.wks:- ^-rni^M^ 0&$tfsd FM&i EBBS* School will open next Monday. to Yesterday was pension examining day and Dr. Nichols was down from Milaca. Ernest Byers left for the Pacific coast yesterday morning, and will sail for Alaska this month. I will sell all the odds and ends of my stock of kid gloves at 50 cents a pair. Miss HUFF. 2t Miss Myra Hewson came down from Lawrence where she is teaching school and remained over New Years Princeton Mrs. Chas. Babcock and Miss Nellie Crockett came up from Elk River Mon day and spent the evening with Mr. and Mrs. Burrell. Mr. and Mrs. Martin Brands enter tained the past week Mr. and Mrs.Mrs. Henry Erickson of Milaca and Henry Becklun of Annandale. Wm. Westeman wits over from St. Cloud last Monday. W. H. Townsend came up from Min neapolis last Monday. Postmaster Cordmer spent last Sun day with friends at Mora. ,Miss Eunice James went to Minne apolis last week to see an eye specialist. Roy Moses of Carlton college, was the guest over New Years of C. A. Jack. Edmund Young, the liveryman, is ill with typhoid fever. was taken sick last week. Geo. Whittemore who has been in Alaska for some time, returned to Princeton last week to remain awhile. Miss Elsie O'Brien came down from her school north of Milaca and spent New Year's with friends in Princeton. Emory Norton drove over from Isanti last Saturday and remained until Sun day. Emory says that business is good at Isanti The teachers all returned last week from their vacation and last Monday teachers and pupils started in forth spring term work. A. A. Caswell came up from Anoka last Monday to attend the K. in stallation and smoker Tuesday night. He returned home yesterday. The members of the Princeton cornet band will give the three-act drama, en titled "Th Golden Gulch," at the opera house on the evening of Jan. 20th. A. Geckler has temporarily moved his meat market into the building for merly occupied by the postoffice while some improvements are being made to his meat market. Miss Franklin came home from Litch field where she is teaching school and spent New Years with her folks, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Howard, of Wyanett. Howard remains in about the same condition and shows little im provement. EIJ|| McClellan left last Tuesday for Los Angeles where he will remain a few days with his wife and he will then proceed to Seattle and will sail from that place for Valdez, Alaska on the twentieth of this month. Mr. McClel lan will be absent some time in that country looking after his mining inter ests. Next Monday night at 8 o'clock there will be a meeting at the rest and read ing room to consider the advisability of organizing night classes in book keep ing, etc. All young men interested in the furtherance of this scheme are cor dially invited to be present. Th exyears ecutive committee says that the facili ties afforded the country folks for rest and recreation is greatly appreciated. The committee solicits donations in the shape of furniture, etc. The Commercial hotel was taxed al most to its full capacity last Monday and by night there were fifty-three guests who had been assigned rooms. There was a good registration in the morning, and the evening train brought a big crowd of guests. Th 'bus had to make two trips from the depot to the hotel to transfer the guests. Manager Burrell had little trouble in assigning his guests good comfortable rooms which he can do very easily now. The Commercial is getting to be more popular every day. County Auditior Whitney offered the real estate belonging to the county in Milo and lot 3, block 39, in the village of Princeton at auction yesterday. Andrew Bryson bought the village lot which adjoins his own property. Th price paid was $250. Th forty in the town of Milo was not sold as the board did not think that any of the bids were high enough. This land was bought on the installment plan by the county of James McLean and wife several years ago. Mr. McLean and wife were very old and in poor circumstances, but they had this forty of wild land _. and they sold it to the county for a Last Saturday Frank Peterson sent small sum, at the rate of $10 per month, his pony down to Mark's barn for the In other words the county helped out sale. Before he went home for supper the feeble couple and who gave all he went down to the barn to see if the they possessed in return for county care pony had been sold and as he entered the barn he saw an animal in a stall that he took to be the old family pet, and he went up to the horse and rest ing his hand on the animal told it to step over. Frank little knew what he was up against for in just half a jiffy the, broncho kicked viciously at him, stiriking~^ni I the muscles of the F. J. Kettelhodt of Brooklyn, N. Y., has bought the building where the postoffice was formerly located and will occupy the same with a stock of grocer ies and dry goods. Mr. Kittelhodt bought the property of the Citizens bank and paid $2,550 for the same. will build on twenty feet in the rear of the building which will make him a good store. Th annex in the rear will reach to the meat market of Mr. Geckler and the two stores will be con nected with a passage way from one to the other. Mr. Geckler intends to build on sixteen feet to his meat mar ket in the spring. Mr. Kettelhodt has been in the grocery business in Brook lyn for many years n an extensive scale. has been in Princeton in the past and was always favorably im pressed with the place and the sur rounding country. The Kriesel family at Blue lake are relatives of the Ket telhodt family and they are stopping with Mr. and Mrs. Henry Kriesel at the present time. Mr. Kettelhodt ex pects to occupy his/ store about the first of next month. Th6. Maccabees will give a dance at their-^all to-morrow night. Mrs. A. J. Barrett of Milaca visited Mrs. John Hatch last Saturday. The newly elected officers of the Modem Samaritans were installed last evening. William Heitman left for Chicago last Monday where he will remain for a month or so. Mrs. H. Thorns left Monday for Barnum, Minn., where she will visit friends for a short time. Dr. Tarbox is expected home next week, after a four-months' course in the New York Post Graduate Medical college. On New Year's night Rev. Larsgaard married Oscar C. Snortum of Yellow Medicine county and Miss Bessie Ness of Glendorado. Attention is called to the advertise men on the second page in this issue Harr Enghs & Co Minn Englis Last Tuesday Deputy Clerk of Court Mrs. Briggs issued a marriage license to Emil Nelson and Miss Amelia Reaney, both of Mille Lacs county. The two candidates for matrimonial honors at once proceeded to the office of Judge Van Alstein where they were made man and wife. Mrs. Smith, the daughter of Rev. M. A. Stevens of Minneapolis, who a few ago supplied the Congregational pulpit in Princeton for about a year, died last Saturday at her home in Min neapolis of pneumonia. Th funeral was held Tuesday at the Lyndale Ave nue Congregational church. To my Friends and Patrons. With this New Year I shall retire from the business of fire insurance which I have written in Princeton for twenty-eight years. I have transferred my companies and good will to Mr. G. A. Eaton of the Security bank and I would bespeak for him the same gener ous patronage you have always given me. Thanking you for the confidence and support you have always accorded me, I am sincerely CHARLES KEITH. Commencing February 1st no express or freight will be received or delivered after 5 M., except the express matter which is sent out by regular delivery in the evening. 4-4t GEO. E. RICE, Agent. 9f Zimmerma wl It is understood that H. W Whiting and Fred Hildreth, who have had a land office in Minneapolis have sold out their business. Mr. Whiting is think ing of going to the Pacific coast and look around with a view of locating. Ephriam Gile has bought the res taurant of Joe Stangler who will go west with his family the first of next month and he will engage in concrete tunnel work for the Great Northern. Joe is an expert in this line of work and did a lot of it on the Cascade tunnel. it) \l/ \4/ \l \t/ \l/ \l \l/ il/ Vfc \b it) it) i th do a little talking to thi trade through the columns of the UNION. Don't forget the play that the band boys will give at Jesmer's opera house on Jan. 20th. "Golden Gulch" is a play full of exciting and ludicrous -in- cidents and the band boys intend to give the people an enjoyable evening in the far west. Prices 25, 35 and 50it) cents. At the last meeting of the Catholic order of Foresters the following officers were elected for the ensuing year: Frank Morneau, C. R. Jos. Hoehn, V. C. R. Martin Brands, C. R.John Campbell, corresponding secretary A. N. Lenertz, financial secretary C. Belair, treasurer. it) it) \t) 1 DR. F. SMALL Resident DENTIST OFFICE HOURS, 9 A. M. TO 12 M. 2 P. M. TO 5 P. M. Office in Caley's Building over Anderson's store, Princeton, Minn. W. P. CHASE, flanager. iji&&&&& & & & & &&&&fltw Jesftier's:f CLOAKS. Sale Will Last One Week Only. \t/ ^__=__ it) N. E. JESMER. Dr. Armitajre's Offices 4nE ^*"^^*^^"^^v^i^^^ %stJ Department Store $ BIG REDUCTION IN LADIES' AND CHILDREN'S Ladies' Suits, Walking' i!i and Dress Skirts* and Long Coats 25 Reduction FROM REGULAR PRICES. Ladies' Astrachan Jackets, Fur Scarfs, Collarettes and Muffs at tKe same cut prices 25 Off. (TheTCorner Drug **E **OTE Princeton Mercantile Co. Manufacturers and Wholesale Dealers In Mi \$ :A x A MAR DOWN is our usual stroke at this season of the year. There is necessarily a large sur plus lot of goods from the immense stock of Books, Stationery- and Fancy Goods gathered to give customers unlim ited scope for a pleasing choice. These must be-converted into cash at the earliest moment, and little prices will work the transformation. PRINCETON DRUG CO., STQRE.)mo,^.Store. vriiivca Hours-9A ii to 12 30 M, 2 to 6 P. |1 1, XI ~l Exclusive Agents for PRINCETON BRICK. CAPACITY 20,000,000. ALSO DO GENERAL MERCHANDISE BUSINESS Postoffice Address, BricktOtt, Mitltt. Foley Bean Lumber Company White Pine Lumber, Lath and Shingles. Also Sash, Doors, Mouldings and a Com plete Stock of Building Material. PRINCETON.