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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
Nelson's photos please the people.
Leave your orders for milk and
cream at Walker's
Attorneys Foster and Goebel -were
down from Milaca this week.
Brow bread and beans at the new
ice cream and lunch room Saturday.
Miss Gertrude Anderson of Minne
apolis \isited her aunt, Mrs. P. Hedin
E. G. Merchant of Lake Park, Minn.,
was in Princeton this week looking for
Mrs. Guy Ewing we'nt to Ogilvle
Monday where she is disposing of some
Malcolm McKinnon has opened a
li\ery and feed stable at the barns in
the rear of Mark's sale barns.
Miss Jessie McMillan of Minneapolis
was visiting with her brother E. L.
McMillan and family over Sunday.
Swan Olson is back from Isanti, and
will make a trip west for a short time,
but has not decided where he will
Ha\e you been in and seen those
carpets at the Caley Hardware Co. and
the price is right.
Bishop Morrison of the Episcopal
church will hold confirmation services
at the Congregational church in
Princeton on the evening of May 13th.
Why don't yoa buy some of that
wo\en wire at Caley's and make a fence
that will turn anything from a rabit to
Mrs. Minnie Ames is prepared to
give magnetic and massage treatments
at her home east of court house. All
chronic diseases successfully treated.
Price for a short time, uO cents.
A big shipment oi Montana horses
will arrhe in Princeton for the E.
Mark Li\ Stock Co. in a short time.
J. C. Cliff is in Montana at present buy
ing stock from one of the best horse
ranches in that state.
Nelson, the expert photographer of
Anoka, attends his branch studio at
Princeton the first and third Saturday
of each and e\ ery month. Please bear
this in mind hen ou wish to have any
photographic work done. tf
E. E. Redding of Minneapolis was
Princeton last Fridaj to look after the
faxes on some property he has at Mille
Lacs lake. Mi. Redding pre-empted
acres of land on the east side of tne
lake se\eral jears ago and has a lake
frontage fortj adjoining it.
Postmaster Cordiner returned irom
Hot Springs, S. last Saturday where
he went to take treatments for rheu
matism. He remained at the springs
three weeks and returns feeling and
looking greatly improved in health.
He-says that the waters of the famous
springs have great medicinal and heal
Mrs. S. A. Cravens received the sad
intelligence last Sunday announcing the
death of her brother, Hasson S. Vose
at his home in Kakaukauna, Wiscon
sin, Saturday night after a long illness
of consumption. He was twenty-nine
years of age. Besides his sister Mrs.
Cravens he has three brothers^ Warren
E. and Robert Vose of Hinckley, and
Rolland Vose of Kelly Lak. Minn.
The funeral was held last Tuesday.
Rev. J. G. Bingley, a veteran mis
sionary, and the two colored jubilee
singer?, Elvira and Daisy Alexander,
gave a concert under the auspices of
the Dorcas society at the opera house
last Saturday night. On Sunday the
Alexander girls sang at the morning
service at the Congregational church
and in the evening they appeared at
the M. E. church where Rev. Bingley
spoke on missionary work in South
Masury's Mixed Paint
Is not a secret, patent or mysterious compound. It is simply an
honest mixture of those ingredients that any good painter would
employ if he wanted to make the best possible paint. But even
though he used the highest grade of materials throughout, his
product would not be quite so good as Hasury's. Hand mixing
cannot be so thorough as machine mixing. Thorough mixing
gives greater covering capacity and more durability. Masury's
Mixed Paint is honest in quality, honest in measure and honest
in price. Sold by
C. A. JACK,
Dr. C. F. Walker and wife returned
from Cambridge last Thursday.
Mrs. J. F. Zimmerman went to the
twin cities yesterday for a few days.
There will be services as usual at the
M. E. church next Sunday by the pastor.
Miss Maud Jack of Northfield is vis
iting her brother C. A. Jack and
Judge Searle has bought the black
and sorrel Kentucky saddle horses of
The Greenbush Altar society will
hold a fair at the residence of Mrs. By
ron Tilley on May 21st.
Emmet Mark's sister, Miss Sadie
Mark, and a nephew, Bertie Moses are
visiting with Mr. and Mrs. Mark.
Willie Thompson, Chet Northway
and Clarence Hunt, a trio of Blue Hill
lads, have gone to Mille Lacs lake to
take in the drive.
Rev. W. E. J. Gratz went to Minne
apolis Monday to take some examina
tions in his ministerial studies. He
The many friends of Mrs. T. E. Brown
will regret to learn, that she is in very
poor health and l^st Friday went to
Anoka for medical attention.
Frank Hart, clerk of court of Anoka
county, was up Irom Anoka last Friday
and remained over a day visiting A. H.
Steeves, and friends in Princeton.
Mrs. O. H. Campbell of Litchfield,
Minn., who has beefi visiting her
daughter^lvfrs. E. &- McMillan, for a
short time, left for her home last Fri
Buy your implements of the old reli
able dealer. If you should need any re
pair you always know where to find
them. CALEY HARDWARE CO.
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. D. Grant, sole
The E. Mark Live Stock Co. has 1,000
loads of manure which will be very
valuable for some farmers who want
some good fertilizer for their land.
The manure will be loaded free for all
parties who will call for it.
O. E Oslund. the watchmaker and
jeweler of Milaca came down to Prince
ton Saturday and was married at the
clerk of court's office to Miss Freda
Westlund of Milaca. the ceremony be
ing performed by Re\. Grat? Saturday
Sigard Larson, who has clerked for
some time in the store of Louis Pierson.
left Monday to go on the road for Jas.
Kirk with a sample line of soaps. Mr.
Larson made many friends during his
stay in Princeton who wish him suc
cess in his new work.
The Ladies' Aid society of the M. E.
church ga-\e a rummage sale last Fri
day and Saturday at the G. A. R. hall
and served a- supper at the hall Friday
e\ening, with ice cream and cake for
those who did not care for the more
substantial diet. On Saturday they
served hot lunches during the day.
There was a very good attendance at
the sale of the E. Mark Live Stock Co.
last Saturday, considering the weather
and the condition of the roads in many
places. There was a heavy delivery of
stock during the day, and cattle were
brought in from all quarters, over four
hundred being received during the
day. Quite a good many horses were
sold during the sale and a lot of live
stock was also sold.
A. W. Woodcock returned last Fri
day from his trip to Florida where he
went to look after his fruit ranch. He
came back well bronzed and looking as.
though the trip in the sunny south had
agreed with him. He brought along
a lot of oranges which he picked from
the trees the Sunday before he left and
favored the UNION office with some of
the fruit which did not taste like some
of the prematurely picked oranges that
ripen in transit for northern consum-
^THE PBUNTCETON UNION:
Mrs. Emmet Mark's mother is visits
ing her for a few days.
Prof. H. E. White went over to St.
Mark shipped a car of milch cows to
Hibbing, Minn., this week.
Mrs. Fred Brown went to Minneapo
lis last Friday to visit relatives.
Highest market prices paid for wool.
A. C. SMITH.
Rev. Hindley of Elk River will
preach at the Congregational church
M. C. Blanchett of Elk River and S.
A. Blanchett of St. Francis were in
Princeton Saturday attending the auc
J. D. Armitage, optician of Minne
apolis, will be in Princeton next Sun
day to fill his professional appoint
Albert Pearson of Milo was brought
to the Northwestern hospital last Tues
day with an infected hand resulting
from a felon.
A boy baby was born to Mr. and Mrs.
Grinn of Brickton last Saturday and
the happy father is justified in wearing
a broad grin over the event.
Miss Mary Huse returned last Satur
day from Huntsville, Alabama, where
for nearly two years she has been en
gaged in Kindergarten work.
W. E. Jones has bought the house
and three lots on the north side, of
Mrs. Bert Whitney and will make the
property his home in the future.
Sheriff Claggett left Saturday for a
ten days' trip through Canada to ''spy
out the land" and get a few pointers on
the heavy immigration to that land.
S. J. Smith will furnish milk and
cream every morning and evening com
mencing April 1st. Parties wishing to
be supplied can leave orders at Ludden's
Henry Newbert has closed a contract
with the Minnetonka Nursery Co. and
will act as agent for the company in the
sale of nursery stock in this section and
Mr. and Mrs. A. G. McFarland came
down from Milaca last week and at
tended the birthday surprise parties on
Mrs. G. W. McFarland and Walter
McFarland. They returned home Sat
Have you seen those baby cabs and
gocarts at Caley HardwarevCo.'s store?
The largest line ever brought to the
city. All the newest patterns, and the
prices are within the reach of all.
iVIr. and Mrs. N. A. Smith and
daughter of Anoka have moved -to
Princeton and are occupying the M. L.
Wheeler house which L. S". Libby re
cently bought of Mr. Wheeler. Mr.
Smith is a Jeweler and Miss Sniith is a
A piano recital for the benefit of the
M. E. church will be given at Farn
ham's hall by Mrs. H. H. Farnham and
her children assisted by Miss Kate
Farnham, Thursday afternoon, May
14th, at three o'clock.
County Auditor Whitney and Deputy
Register of Deeds Chapman returned
from their western trip Tuesday after
noon and report ha\ing had a very en
joyable time. Ed. took his kodak
along and got a good many fine shots of
picturesque western scenery.
The noted missionaries and mediums,
G. W. Kates and wife, will hold meet
ings in Farnham's hall May 12, 13, 14
and 15 under the auspices of the Nat
ional Spiritualists' association of the
United States and Canada. They will
lecture each evening and give spirit
messages. A liberal contribution to
aid the national association will be
asked. All are invited.
Prof. White went over to Monticello
last Friday to act as one of the judges
in the debate between the Elk River
and Monticello high schoqi debating
teams on the question, "TJesolved, That
United States Senators Should be
Elected by the People."' The Monti
cello team which had the negative side
of the question won the debate and the
legislators will still do business at the
same old stand.
The funeral of Francis Gustave Dorn,
the sixteen-year-old son of Sylvester
and Mary Dorn of Bogus Brook, oc
curred at the Princeton M. E. church
last Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock, Rev.
Gratz officiating. The young man had
been a sufferer from inflammatory
rheumatism, complicated by heart
trouble for some time, and was brought
to the Northwestern hospital last week
for treatment, but there were little
hopes of his recovery, as he was then
suffering from .a relapse. He died at
the hospital last Thursday at 2 p. TVI.
The orchestra of the Rossitter's
First Regiment band that furnished
the music for the ball given by Co. G.
last week has made itself quite popular
with Princeton people who love good
dance music and the measures of the
waltz and two-step. The personnel of
the orchestra is as follows: Charles
Kelsey, first violin J. Rossitter, second
violin W. M. Tabor, bass viol W. M.
Rohn, cornet Henry Wehing, clario
net. Mr. Kelsey arranged the orches
tral accompaniment for one of the songs
sung by M|s. Caley atwthe $ball.? He is
a nephew 6f "M. J.*Jaax/
THURSDAY, MAX 7, 1903." w~
Fresh green garden stuff at Walker's.
Four rooms to rent. Inquire of M.
H. N. Smith of St. Francis was in
Ed Morneau, of Cloquette, Minn.,
was visiting his brothers Tuesday.
Banker Petterson went to the twin
cities last Saturday for a few days.
T. H. Caley shipped out this week
the balance of his starch amounting to
Frank Smith was' over from North
Branch Saturday in attendance at the
Miss Witham of Elk River visited her
neices the Misses Ida, Laura and Ada
Oscar Rockstad of Washburn, Wis
consin spent Sunday with his brother,
Miss Norell has opened dressmaking
parlors over the Citizens State bank
and is prepared to do all kinds of dress
Milton Smith took the lines on the
express and mail wagon last Monday
and is handling the mail and express
matter again after an illness of two
County Surveyor Holm of Isanti
county leaves for Braham to-day where
he will lay out another addition to that
busy little burg, making the fourth
addition to that place.
Christina, the wife of Louis Johnson
living in Greenbush, died at her home
last Sunday, aged thirty-three years.
The funeral was held at the residence
at Greenbush on Tuesday.
Plaster your home with Hardernell,
as the name signifies, the hardest
and best plaster on earth.
CALEY HARDWARE Co.
P. S. Parish of Pine River, Minn.,
was in Princeton the past week, the
guest of Mr. and Mrs. Geo. E. Rice.
Mr, Parish was en route to Montana in
the interest of a land company he rep
E. E. Heylander returned from the
northern part of the State last week
where he went with Geo. Woodman
who has a claim. Mr. Heylander had
a good time roughing it but did not
take up a claim.
Why buy your machinery of "the old
reliable" and support the trust, when
you can buy a machine made by a firm
that is not in the trust and save from
fifteen to twenty-five per cent.
M. L. WHEELER & Co.
Mrs* Kate Umbehocker, daughter of
M. C,0Sausser, died at her home in Big
Lakeias Tuesday. The funeral will
occur to-day at 1 P. M. Mr. and Mrs.
Don Sausser, Samuel and William
Sausser, Ev. Southard and wife went
over to attend the funeral. Mrs. Um
behocker left a babe two weeks old.
County Attorney Ross received an
invitation to the annual banquet of the
Phi Delta Upsilon Alumni association
at the Nicollet house in Minneapolis
May 7th. Mr. Ross remarked when
he received the invitation that he felt
like attending the reunion of the old
college fraternity with which he asso
ciated himself at Colby college in
Maine in 1852.
Postmaster Cordiner received a tele
gram Tuesday morning announcing
that his mother who resides at Poy
ette, Wis., was not expected to live
and he left on the morning train but
did not reach her bedside in time to
see her alive as she passed away at
2 o'clock Tuesday afternoon. She was
seventy-four years of age and had been
in poor health for some time.
The Dorcas society was entertained
yesterday afternoon by Mrs. Eva S.
Keith. The feature of the meeting
was an afternoon tea given by the ladies
of the Dorcas society in honor of Mrs.
O. C. Tarbox and her mother, Mrs.
Irish who will leave in a few days for
their new home in Oneonta, N. Y.
where Dr. Tarbox is permanently lo
cated in his professional work.
Among those who drove in cattle to
Princeton last Saturday was Peter Hal
din, of Bradford, who formerly was
county commissioner of Isanti county.
Peter wore the same happy-go-lucky
smile that we used to see him wear at
Cambridge. He reported the world
using him well, with the exception of
the sad loss of a little son that died a
short time ago very suddenly of pneu
LOSTA lady's purse containing an
order on the treasurer of the town of
Milo. Finder please leave at my place
or with F. L. Ludden in Princeton.
20-2t S. B. SMITH.
FOR RENTPasture 120 acres at
Long Siding 4i miles north of Prince
ton. For terms address
MRS. F. H. DOUGLAS,
Half a cent buys enougn
0B SHERWIN-WILLIAMS PAINT
for Two Coats on one
square foot of surface.
For Sale by
Caley Hardware Co.
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OSTERMQOR a CO.
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The best mattresses on the market to-day.
every way even to the very best of curled hair.
One-third of your life is spent in bed. Sweet rest and repose
is only obtained by using the "Patent Elastic Felt" Mattress. It
is an improvement over the hair mattress, will never mat or pack,
become uneven or lumpy, and will never wear out. They are
vermin proof, and are absolutely non-absorbent. Less than half
the price of a good hair mattress, a"Patent Elastic Felt'' mattress
is worth a dozen of them.
FOR SALE BY
Caley Hardware Co.
AND BETTER. YET W E
MEET ALL, PRICES
Our Price Quotations are not
mere point or idle words,
we are here for business and
back up every price quoted.
JESMER'S DEPARTMENT STORE.
The Rural Telephone Co.
Has 120 'Phones in town,
reaching about OO O people.
WE ASK YOUR PATRONAGE, BECAUSE
i. We improved the Telephone Service.
2. We reduced the Toll Rates.
3. We reduced the Telephone Rates.
4. We can reach so many people in town
no messenger fee is charged.
5. We are a home concern.
J& J& /&- New Catalogue out soon. J& &
Princeton Mercantile Co.
Far superior in
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Jesmer's Dep't Store
The store that quotes you
low bargain prices,
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ALSO DO GENERAL MERCHANDISE BUSINESS.
postoffice Address, Brickton, Minn.
J. A. JETSINQA,
Dry Goods, Hardware,
Groceries, Flour and Feed,
Boots and Shoes, Patent riedlcines,
Gents' Furnishings, Crockery and Glassware.
Highest market prices paid for butter and eggs
and kinds of
auualn a Kinus oi countr proauce..
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