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mmqmm v*- 6c Farm Fireside. Gleanings by Our Country I Correspondents MILO. Some people keep secrets by tell ing them to somebody else. If they are told to a woman it is all right, for women always keep secrets, but if told to a man they will go like a fire in prairie grass in a high wind. S. B. Smith has raised some very large straw berries this summer. He measured two that he picked a few daj ago and one measured 4 inches in circumference and the other meas ured 42 inches.. Mr. S. sa\ that is as large as northern grown berries will JA erase. Theie is a decrease in the acreage of coin the town of Milo ot about tw ent\-Jti\ per cent below the"a\ erage ot the past thi ce eais and the eather conditions are not a ta\orable for a good crop ot ceieals as in \ears past. Theie is a Laser acreage planted with potatoes than usual but it is too earh in the season to prophesA what the crop will be. There is a good prospect for a large crop of ha\ The unusual wet spi mg follow ed b\ the present dry spell makes the ground so hard that it retards the growth of all crops. Stir the ground in fields of corn and pota tois this dr\ weather and it will kill weeds and make the soil mellow. There has been much said in the papers during the past few A ears about good roads and yet we have had the poorest roads during the spring that ha\ been known for many ears and it was a parallel case of the old man in regard to shingling his house. When it was drj we could travel if the roads were not as good as they ought to be and when it rained we could not repair them. Notwithstanding the bad con dition of the roads it has been a bene fit tor it has stirred up the people to the making of better roads and putting them in a condition so that when another wet time comes they will not be quite as bad as they were in the spring. The death of Mrs. Geo. Lowater on Sunday, the 21st inst., was not unex pected, yet it brought sorrow and mourning into the house and the neigh bors and friends are manifesting heart felt sympathy with the bereaved family. The body was taken to Morris, Stevens county, for interment. Mrs. .Lowater has lived in Morris for many years. Her health had been failing for a number of years and last fall Mr. Lowater sold his property in Morris and came to Milo A tew months ago Mrs. Lowater was taken to the North western hospital at Princeton where he remained for se\ eral weeks but as there was no hope for her reco\ er\ she was brought home to her daughter, Mrs. A. Bradle\, of Milo, where she died. husband and three daughters are left to mourn the loss of a ]oMiig ifo and mothei HOPEFUL H^RR\ Startling E\idence. Fresh teslimom in gieat quantit\ is constanth comin in declaring Dr King's New Disco\ei\ tor consumption, coughs and colds to be unequaled. A recent expression horn T. J. McFar land, Bentor\ llle, Va sen es as ex ample He wntes. '-I had bronchitis toi three ear and doctored all the time without being benefited. Then I began taking Dr. King's New Discov ery, and a few bottles wholly cured me." Equally effecth in curing all lung and throat troubles, consumption, pneu monia and grip. Guaranteed bj C. A. Jack, druggist. Trial bottles free, reg ular si/es 50c and $1.00. ZIMMERMAN. Two base ball games Saturday, the Fourth. Miss Orr drove to Princeton Sunday afternoon. Mrs. Cutts ot St. Paul is visiting her sister, Mrs. Bean. Miss Ada Salvorson of Minneapolis, is\isiting her friend, Lillie Stendahl. Mr. Lj neb. of Minneapolis, with his family are camping out in this vicinity. Farmers are \er) grateful in this A icinity for the rains of the past eek. Herbert Calder and H. E. Thomas were doing business in Elk River Tues day. Axle Johnson left this morning for Minneapolis where he will remain a a few days. Any one desiring a good time wants to come to Zimmerman. All kinds of sport pn the Fourth. Wm. Root has moved in his new cottage and it is hard to reach him with a tea foot pole now. Jack La' dedicated his new barn by having ,nd dance. All report the best time of the season. Mrs. E. E. Norcross was in Minne apolis Saturday. Her husband is head foreman in the Transfer office. Wm. Mode and wife were taking in the sights of the twin cities last week, returning home Saturday evening. Nellie E. Crockett took in the dog and pony show at Minneapolis Satur day evening, returning Monday morn ing* THE Rev. Gratz of Princeton will give the address on the Fourth and we know it will be well worth coming to hear. Carpenters finished their work on the Gates cottage Monday and we hope to see* it occupied in the near future. Mrs. Cutts gave a very interesting talk to the children after Sunday school. She is interested in temper ance work. The hotel is running full blast now. Nothing this side of Minneapolis is ahead of us in hotel accommodations. Call and see for yourselves. H. English & Co. have in a good line of fire works which they are selling at bottom prices. Call and get your sup ply before line is exhausted. The Modern Woodman of Zimmer man will have full charge of the cele bration on the Fourth. Everyone knows that this means a good time for all who come to town. Miss Emily Perman who has been visiting her aunt in Chicago for the past six months returned home Satur day. Our young people all know where to come for a good time on the Fourth. Miss McArthur who has been teach ing in the Brick school house closed her school Friday and returned to her home Tuesday. Miss McArthur is a bright young lady and will be missed by the young people. Worst of All Experiences. Can anything be worse than to feel that every minute will be your last? Such wras the experience of Mrs. S. H. Newson. Decatur, Ala. "For three years" she wrrites, "I endured insuffer- able pain from indigestion, stomach and bowel trouble. Death seemed in evitable when doctors and all remedies failed. At length I was induced to try Electric Bitters and the result was miraculous. I improved at once and now I'm completely recovered." For liver, kidney, stomach and bowel trou bles Electric Bitters is the only medi cine. Only 50c. It's guaranteed by C. A. Jack, druggist. SPENCER BROOK. Miss Jessie Swanbro is spending a part of her vacation in Isanti. Will Swanbro had one of his young horses badly cut on a wire fence Mon day. Born, on the 30th inst., to Mr. and Mrs. Splitts, of the town of Baldwin, a boy. Three persons were baptised and taken into the Christian church last Sunday. The school board in district 12 closed last Saturday. Miss Holland, the retir ing teacher, goes to Sandstone in the fall to teach in that place. Miss Anna Whiting, who graduated in music and drawing at the Ypsilanti (Mich.) College of Music, has received the appointment of supervisor of music in the schools at Sault Ste. Marie. Mich., for the coming school year of ten months duration. Among the celebrtnes at the Brook is horse thirty-two years old which was drr en from Minneapolis to the Brook the other dav in nine hours with four men on the wagon. The horse stood the trip finely. It belongs to young Gilbert Clough. There has been a change in the mail service, taking place on Wednesday. Mr. Babb assumes charge, leaving the Brook at seven in the morning for Cambridge and returning to the Brook at half past twro in the afternoon. What arrangements may be- made between this place and Princeton we have not learned (if any are to be made), but it will be very inconven ient in more ways than one. If there could only be a rural route established down one side of the river and back the other it would be of great benefit to the people on both sides, as it would give us close connection with Prince ton, whereas it seems as though it wrill leave us behind two or three days with our Princeton mail. Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy Is everywhere recognized as the one remedy that can always be depended upon and that is pleasant to take. It is especially valuable for summer diar rhoea in children and is undoubtedly the means of saving the lives of a great many children each ear. For sale by Princeton Drug Co. OPSTEAD. Peter Sehlin, town assessor for East Side went to Princeton last week with his assessment returns. Peter Sehlin has closed a deal with Victor Swanson of Milaca for 120 acres of land in section 11 of East Side town. The Swedish Baptists are getting their new church on section three in East Side well along and hope to finish it and dedicate it by next fall. The camp meeting at the Swedish Lutheran church on Midsummer day (June 24) was well attended. Quite a number were present from Malmo and Isle. Fred Suckow has the contract for grading a mile of road in the town of East Side and is now busily at work helping the good roads movement along. PRINCETON UKll)f I. A. Schnarf of Ostlun, while at work last week with a stump fuller broke his leg in some manner.J Dr. Avery of Aitkin was called aricl at tended to the man's injuries and had him taken to the ho'spitai at Brainerd. We have not noticed much corres pondence from this end of the lake in the UNION of late, and will try and keep the readers of the paper posted on what is going on here. We are all alive and kicking and makkig a living without a railroad, though we think we Would all be benefited by hav ing a road and we really expect to get one, at least in the dim and distant future. The new saw and shingle mill which Robert Zimple has erected here is ]ust what was wanted here. He has the mill equipped with planer, and all modern improvements. Mr. Zimple is from St. Peter, from which place his family arrived last week. They had a car load of furniture shipped to Mora and hauled their goods overland. He has received three car loads of goods since locating here. The people of East Side are talking of voting bonds to the amount of $2,000 to $3,000 for building a road through the town to connect with the Isle Har bor road. We need more and better roads up here and the town could not make abetter investment than by vot ing sufficient bonds to construct some good roads. Let the good work go on. We want to be in shape when the rail road strikes us to do business. We are getting a start here and there and the road work this season is the best in the history of the township. Cuts, Bruises and Burns Quickly Healed. Chamberlain's Pain Balm is an anti septic liniment, and when applied to cuts, bruises and burns, causes them to heal without maturation and much more quickly than by the usual treat ment. For sale by Princeton Drug Co. ISLE. The breezes off the lake are refresh ing these warm days. The logs are all out of the lake and the steamboat is now ready for the Fourth. Cottages and swell residences can be seen most anywhere along the lake shore now. Mille Lacs is getting to be a great summer resort. A boy about twelve years of age, by the name of Nils Olson, who claimed to be a son of F. G. Olson of Brainerd, passed through the town the other day on his way home. He said that he had been camping with two of his brothers at a lake called Stone lake near Brain erd and that he had wandered quite a ways fronrthe camp and got lost, and that he was trying to reach home as soon as possible. He was closely ques tioned and appeared to be telling a straight story. He was fed and placed on the proper route for home. '"I have been troubled for some time with indigestion and sour stomach," says Mrs. Sarah W. Curtis, of Lee, Mass.. '"and have been taking Cham berlain's Stomach and Liver Tablets which have helped me very much so that now I can eat many things that be fore I could not." It you have any trouble with your stomach why not take these tablets and get well? For sale by Princeton Drug Co. VINELAND. Rena Albert was a Brainerd visitor last week. Mr. Willy and Edward Chesley were in Brainerd one day last week. A large number of our Vineland peo ple attended the sale at Midland. Miss Wilson closed a successful term of school at Rogers' and left for her home in Brainerd last Friday. Miss Wold closed a successful term of school last Wednesday. The teacher and children celebrated the event by going out for a picnic on Robbins' is land. All came home happy and sun burned. Remember the grand Fourth of July celebration at Vineland. Let us all be patriotic and help to celebrate Amer ica's greatest holiday. The committees who have in charge the arrangements are doing their best to make the day one to be enjoyed by all. KATHIO." PORTO RICAN RESERVES. President Roosevelt Sets Aside Lands For Government Use. Oyster Bay N July 1 After a conference with Governor Hunt of Porto Rico the president signed a formal order making reservations of lands in that island for the purpose of this government. The action was taken under a law passed at the first session of the Fifty-seventh congress, which authorized the president to make reservations before July 1, 1903 All lands not reserved will accrue to Porto Rico In the aggregate more than 90,000 acres of land were in volved SCHOOL CHILDREN POISONED. Eat Candies Found on Streets of Sa lonica, European Turkey. Salonica, European Turkey, July 1- Several children have died here as the result of eating what it was alleg ed were poisoned candies found in the streets This occurrence caused a panic among parents, who rushed to the schools and demanded their chil dren Several schools have been closed in consequence. THXJBSDAYifjULY Sfc 1 03 DTAihiE&* AT FORT SHERIDAN. Lieutenant NcCu Denies Allegation of Bigamy. Chicago, July 1.Lieutenant Will iam McCue, First infantry, U. S. A whose matrimonial experiences have been followed by allegations of biga my, is detained at Fort Sheridan, hav ing been taken there by direction of General Bates, commanding the de partment of the lakes Viola Simon, who was married to the lieuten ant in San Francisco on June 12, and whose father has sent money to en able her to return home, Tuesday re ceived a telegram from Rev. Father Mackey of St Peter's cathedral, Cin cinnati, in which the priest stated that he married William K. McCue and Ida Westcott June 7, 1899. When his new bride confronted him with the telegram, McCue tore it up, exclaiming- "It is false J_ swear it.' ASSISTANT APPOINTED. W- E. Corey to Perform Duties of Steel Corporation President. New York, July 1Reports preval ent for months past that Charles" M. Schwab would retire from the presi dency of the United States Steel Cor poration, culminated Tuesday in the appointment of an assistant to the president of W .EL Corey, president of the Carnegie SteeJ company. fHARRY ENGLISH'&CQ.J Dealers in all kinds of Lumber and Building Material. We are still making a specialty of Lumber and Building Haterial of all kinds and have just received twenty car loads of the best grades which we bought right. We can put you up a house and furnish it com- plete ready for housekeeping. iy Men's Clothing. ^5Kr*j# justa We have c.s_* A trial will convince? Ask your dealer or drutfdjst, GEO.. BEN ST. PAUL. 8 SONS DISTILLERIES AT EMINENCE, KY. AND BALTIMORE,rtD. Wfe manufacture our own Malt Webuy the choicest Barley We v~~rui f\*?S?^, Machinery. choicest lop&. PureBeer ,must have plenty of everything ?&! has 20 per cent more khan any other. & I 55PH?iby nts pveryvnereA ITHEO. HAMM BREWING CO St. Paul, Minn Wall Papers, We have just added a stock of all the lat= est patterns and can suit you. Do you want a PIANO OR ORGAN? We can sell you one. niceg opened a n~.. line of Hen's Clothing, Hats, Caps, ^,__ Highest Price Paid for all Kinds of Farmers' Produce. ALL AGREE to the excellence UNCLE SAM'S MONOGRAM WHrSKEY Plenty of everything fa tn Qent 4 MINNEAPOLIS arcel 2 i and nmete w-as' sl?p of PH salenogfSf V* Furnishing line. th To Oliven Sltuat T otlce H* following describedfy t& count Barker day of May tna (19). ofMinnesota'ltowneth ls tn ftfn* r ot ^^L OC n?etoS'%State Stat 18QQ i%t ftS* the lUJZ th ior tne sum of seventy-five tax ?L thedfsmc! centtso lands helad/pursuanet to rlai'estattfaoatda i mae nienter cour^ unty on tn 21s countyea it? }or sai m2t of^1^ i!nfOT and the sai t}e amount tn ProceedingOIto enforce ia*v,y-q $ 5 5 9 S thTsiSSor!-*thepaye cou nStatauditor audito tn su saidom?y^n sal ?r^e Un th th ni*^\ dlctlono Snlffi la sai ta due thereo the amount required to re- SfS12&nWThat fro $5 33 with interest on $5.30 at the rate of l per cent per annum from the date of this no tice together with the costs to accrue for the service of this notice, and that the time for the redemption of said land from said taxlaie expire sixty days after the service of thisWiiton tice and proof thereof Mllle3'LacYcoun^'Minne--ofymnidfilenbeesha WitnessAUdit0band my and official seal thi9*th6^s day of June, A. D. 1903 f CUsnotty a [Offlcial Seal.] That Throbbing Headache would quickly leave you, if you used Dr. King's New Life Pills. Thousands of sufferers have proved their match- less merit for sick and nervous head aches. They make pure blood and build, up your health. Onl 25 cents, moneyi', back if not cured. Sold bv C. A. Jack J druggist.