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S $ THE Land Agent. iff itt I BUY ir the a\ that \oa can buy uslit BUY A. at the time when \ou can buj light and 4. 1 BUY 4* at the place wneie \ouca buy right 4- all times 1 ^^*^.^^^^^^^^^^.i:K"^^:^:*:^^^^^^^^^^:^^^^.7g^^^gs^85^^^g5gj^^^^ CITIZENS STATE BANK. (INCORPORATED) OF PRINCETON, ZIINNESOTA. Paid Up Capital Surplus, I BANK O PRINCETON J. J. SKAHEN, Cashier and Manager. Does A General $ I Collecting and $ Insurance. Railroad Lands $30,000 5,000 A General Banking Business Transacted Loai.s Made on Approved Se curity Interest Pa.d on Time De posits Foie^n and Domestic Ex change S. S. PETTERSON, Pres. T. H. CALEY, Vice Pres. J. F. PETTERSON, Cash'r. &.. .*.&.* .*"3"*"*'**"*"ft"*lft"*"|?V''fc'^%^^ [*li$jy Banking Business S Mercantile Co. COMMERCIAL HOTEL COMPANY, Proprietors, Princeton, flinn. Under new management this hotel has been enlarged to more than double its size and equipped with steam heating plant, bath rooms, and all modern improvements. FARMERS TRADE SOLICITED. i YOU CA N bu\ n^rht if jou DUJ for c.^h and-sou con buy n^rht AT joubuj at !R. D. BYERS,! Dealer in general merchandise, agent for Pratt's perfumes and toilet articles and flcCall Bazaar patterns. Exclusive Agents for PRINCETON BRICK. CAPACITY 20,000.000. ALSO DO GENERAL MERCHANDISE BUSINESS. postoffice Address, Brickton, Minn. I Commercial Hotel, I R. C. DUNN, Publisher. Terms $1.00 per Year. PRINCETON, MILLE LACS COUNTY, MINNESOTA, THURSDAY, JULY 23, 1903. & & i $ Farm and Village Loans. "^^^^^^^^i'^^ Fine Hardwood Lands, Meadows and Open Lands, at Low Prices and on Easy Terms, for sale by The Great Northern and St. Paul & Duluth Railroad Companies. For Maps, Prices, and any other information, write to M. 5. RUTHERFORD, Princeton, Minn. fix fix & T. H.HOWARD & CO. Real Estate Agents Ofiice o\er Sjoblom & Olson's, Main Stieet Pnnceton Minn I Geckter's Meat Market, A. Qeckler, Prop. Pnnceton Minn Choice Meats i Both Fiesh and Salted alwajs, on hand Fish, Poultry, Oysters and Game in season. Highest market price paid for 5 Hides and Furs. NEWFIREJIDINANCE Council Passes a New Fire Ordinance and Covers Land East of Great Northern Depot. Council Orders Strip of Wikeen & Larson Land Condemned for Street Purposes. A special meeting- of the village coun cil was held last Saturday night to further consider the matter of the Wikeen-Larson land adjoining the de pot, over which Messrs. Wikeen & Lar son and the Great Northern are having a lot of trouble. The fact that the owners of the land have had material placed on the ground for building and because of the tact that they ha* not been able to effect any kind of a satis factory settlement with either the il lage or the railroad as to land for a street or siding at the east side of the depot, caused the council to take prompt action the matter and before the meeting adjourned a resolution was passed authorizing the village attorney to immediately draft a new fire limits ordinance including all the territory now embraced in the present ordi nance, as it has been amended, and to also include all the west half of block of land 111 which is located the Wikeen vc Larson property. The council felt that inasmuch as the railroad company had given the Milage a fine depot, that it would not be right to leave the or dinance in such shape that am frame buildings could be built right up close to the depot. When the Great North ern built the depot it was supposed that there was a street alongside the right of wa\ immediately east of the depot, and when they began to make survevs for the new siding they discovered that the Wikeen Larson property adjoined the right of wa.v. Se\eral propositions ha\ been made as to the land which has been giving all parties interested o much trouble and the council deemed it the proper thina to settle the matter so far a the Milage was concerned b} mstrjcting Village Attorney McMillan to commence condemnation proceed ings for a sufficient strip of land across the Wikeen &>Larso property to make a continuation of Western avenue from First or Depot street to Oak street or the rollei mill. Unless sufficient land is secured ior a street there will alwajs be trouble the future, and the coun cil ha- acted -\er\ wiseh b\ taking steps to secure a strip of land ror street mnposes. i XI:K \I. OLIVK IHKKKK. Kodj I,uitl to Kest in Oak KHQ II Last Friday. The funeral of Mrs. Oln I loss Bar ker was held at the Congregational church last Fnda\ forenoon at 10: 0 o'clock. The bod\ armed from Den ver. Thursday e\ening in charge of E. G. Coulter, of Greelej, Colorado, and the remains were taken to the home of Mrs. J. C. Borden until the hour of the funeral. There was a large concourse of people assembled at the church to witness the funeral services and pa\ their last honors to one who in life was so closeh identified with the com munity where she had grown up from a child. It was fitting that the funeral rites should be enacted here amid the scenes of Inch she had been so active a figure since childhood, under the root erected through the efforts of her re\ered father, and where she had ne\er failed to worship save when pre\ ented by the illness of some one to horn he felt it a dutj and a pleasure to minister. Her own bodily infirm ities seemed rareh indeed, so areat to cause her absence. To mam. during the impressh ser\ ice. was the mem ory of her unfailing presence so vivid that the -\oice which had for long eavs blended with the choir could al most be heard in its accustomed cadence. The lioial tributes, profuse and very beautiful, were arranged b\ loving friends, and the church, decorated by the hands of those who had been former members of her Sundaj school class, seemed fitted for the nuptials of a bride.the bride of Heaven. Dr. Hindle\'s remains were touch ing and most impressive. His text from 17th Psalm, latter clause of verse 15: '-I shall be satisfied when I awake and see thy likeness." was the basis of a discourse upon what perfect satisfac tion may meanhow the briefest in stant of an approximate, full and per fect satisfaction is all that this world may ever give. It can be attained only "When I awake and see thy likeness." We are too apt to question the hap piness af our celestial home. "How can I be happy ifif? Ah, these ifs' that come crowding upon us! 'I shall be satisfied.' This is sufficient, and you who best know the life and character of the one who has left us, feel that she has attained this bliss." The speaker quoted from tender eulogies pronounced by those who had known her longest and most intimately: I doubt if in the entire community could be found one who has done so much for humanity,'" was the trib ute of an acquaintance of forty ears. "Lead Kindly Light," was sung by the ohoir, and the solo, "One Sweetly Solemn Thought" bj Mrs. Claire A. Calej, were feeling 1\ and beautifully rendered, and at the gra^e, "Asleep in Jesus." and "Nearer My God to Thee," were sung bj the ladies of the Eastern Star, who conducted the services at the cemetery. Clustered about the fern strewn grave prepared by one who had absented himself from the church to perform this loving office, these sisters offered their tributes of flowers and tender sentiments to the one wrho l'riiiceton Band Incorporates. The members of the Princeton band have incorporated as the Princeton Band Society of Princeton. The in corporators are B. O. Brown, Wm. Geckler, J. V. Wicklund. M. C. Nach bai\ J. F. Johnson. A. G. Nachbar and A. L. Tvler, The general purpose and plan of the corporation is the instruc tion and mutual improvement of its members in the art and science of music and the literarv and social cul ture of its members, and the providing, leasing, owning and managing of build ings, halls and apartments for the use of the society, and other similar socie ties or bodies. The corporation has no capital stock and each member pav an annual due of $1.00. The officers shall consist of a president, vice president, treasurer, secretary and librarian, and the first officers shall be elected at the first meeting after the society becomes duly incorporated. The officers of the societ} constitute the board of trustees who transact the business for the soground ciet} Cambridge AS. Spencer Brook. The Cambridge and Spencer Brook nines played a game at the former place last Sunday whieh resulted in a score of two to three in favor of the Brook bovs who gave the Cambridge nine a second defeat after a very clev erly played game. Clifton Cravens went over and caught for Cambridge while Carl did the pitching. Several went over from Princeton to see the game. ^wsigs^gpfi ^^^^\,?^'^^|^^r^^y%^^^^^^^^^^ ,v^^ f^-^^^^%^^#^Mi^^^" had been the first worth} matron oi the order in Princeton. Relatives of Mrs. Barker who were present at the funeral were. E. A. Vaughn, an uncle of Marion, Iowa, E. G. Coulter, husband of Mrs. Barker's aunt's granddaughter, Hon. H. F. Bar ker and wife and daughters, the Misses Minena, Ethel and Ruth, and son Blaine, of Cambridge, and Dr. G. A. Barker of Menomonie, Wis. An unusual but fitting innovation was the presence of six ladies who acted as honorary pall-bearers. These were chosen from among the intimate friends of the deceased and. next the usuaj|bearers, were given the preced ence |n the long procession which ac companied the bod\ to its resting place in Oak Knoll cemetei,\. There where birds chant sweetest requiems, by the side of the ed com panion who was waiting to welcome her "Beyond the Gates." we left her "Asleep ia Jesus." Early Potato Market. The market for earh potatoes opened this week at Anoka and Panes & Co. sent down scales and sacks and began buyino on the market, with Chas. Gallup as their representative. At Minneapolis last week Earl} Ohios sold at 70 cents the first of the week and the market went as lush as S3 cents on Saturday, the farmers tributary to that oit being the beneficiaries of the high prices. With the openinff of the markets at Anoka and other points in the southern /one of the potato belt prices will decline some, but the} will still 'ie high enough to make the farm els who have potatoes to sell feel happ\. The Anoka market started up at 70 cents. The market at Bethel will open about the first of August and other points will follow with spuds in a few weeks The market at Princeton will not open for another month. The leld around Anoka is said to be a aood one and some of the farmers around Minneapolis report good }ields. OneBrookhn Centre farmer raised as high as 221 baskets to the acre, but the yield was on two acres of land that he had thoroughly manured for two sea sons and got in excellent condition for prolific yields. But his work has paid him ell. The crop around Princeton has been badly damaged in the low places and on the heavy land because of the wet weather and in many places full} twenty-five per cent of the crop will be practically ruined. But the general crop will be a fair one if the weather continues as favorable as it has the last few weeks. I MINNIE'S THINKS, ST. PAUL. Minn.. July 21, 1903. A great meeting is being held at the State capital this weekthe convention of dairy and food commissioners of the U. S. They do well to come to Minne sota the great dairy State of the Union. Few people realize what our dairy in dustry means. We have 6.500 dairv farmers. overSoO.OOO cows, about 1.000 creameries. We manufacture between 75.000,000 and 100,000.000 pounds of butter yearly. Our dairy products for 1903 will aggregate 37.000,000. This would pay the salaries of ever} school teacher in Minnesota for the past dozen years, and the total expenses of the State government since the admis sion of the State. The man behind the cow is an economic factor in Minnesota. The blue book is out at last. Though three months late it is worth waiting for. It is better illustrated than any previous issue. It contains portraits of ev ei\v member of the legislature. This is a very doubtful procedure from the standpoint of art and morals. But on the whole it is a fine olume. Former Senator Jack Rider is trav el ing for a machine house. You can't keep a politician aw a} from machiner}. John O'Donnell, the labor commis sioner, is entirely bald-headed, but. unlike many State officials his baldness is on the outside, not on the inside. The board of equalization will soon be in session again and Mr. Marcus D. Munn, candidate for U. S. senator will make his annual fight to prevent just taxation of the street railwa} company, b} way of van, ing his uncongenial role as the champion of the people against the corporations. Railwa? officials predict a rich har vest for Minnesota potato growers. It is predicted that Minnesota can find a market for 10.000 cars of potatoes in the southwest where there is no crop. The tuber is king in Minnesota this ear. and prices will be good. The people show good sense in keep ing awa} from politics this ear. We get the political same often enough at best heaven knows. It is well to pav attention to crops, baseball and other thing once in a while. j. In St. Paul, where the sheiifr is con fiscatms b} force the personal propertv of citizens whose ta\e- are delinquent it has been discovered that a deputv sheriff is himself a delinquent, but his raids he overlooked his ow house. i* "Judge" Rosenwald of Lac qui Parle county sa}S he will run for railroad commissioner if he gets the nomination bv acclamation. Now there's a spirit of patriotic sacrifice for .vou. j. .j. The State banks in Minnesota have a reserve of thirt} per cent whereas the law requires but twenty per cent. The banks are in absolutely sound condi tion. There is no ground for any un easiness in this State. According to the annual report of the postoffice St. Paul's business in creased nearl} twent.v per cent last ear. *2* J. Ham Lewis was in St. Paul this week and boomed Tom Johnson for president. But J. Ham w^ants Bill Bryan to be good. But Br\ an is as apt to be good as J. Ham is to be right, so where does Tom Johnson get off? For the first six months of 1900. fortv six per cent of the food samples ana lyzed b} the State chemist were illegal. For the first six months of 1903 only twelve per cent were illegal. The pure food movement in this State is getting results. V" *3* Gov ernor Van Sant's friends pretend to believe that Joel Heatwole has no influence in the Third district, nor Ray Jones in Hennepin county. But Ray and Joel may be able to worry his ex cellency a bit if they set out to do it. MINNIE. Potato Warehouse for El Ri\er. J. R. Beggs & Co. of St. Paul will build a potato warehouse at this place as soon as they can secure a lease of on the Northern Pacific right of way. If the company grants this concern the right to build, the house side track will be extended about to the Princeton street crossing.Elk River Star-News. A Sixty-Foot Launch for Mille Lacs Lake. L. G. Grady, the Foley banker who has property at Mille Lacs lake, has bought a sixty-foot launch for Mille Lacs lake, and he will now be able to entertain his friends at the lake with excursions to all points on that charm ing summer resort. UNION. SOOfEfY, VOLUME XXYII. NO. 32. OLD SETTLER DEAD. George W. King, One of the Pioneers of Wyanett, Died on Last flonday Morning. Andrew Larson of Greenbush Has His Shoulder Blade Broken by Being Run Over. George W. King, one of the oldest settlers in the town of Wyanett, who lived on section six. and who has been in poor health for several years, died at his home last Monday morning. He was eighty-one year's of age. but de spite his feeble condition his life was lengthened out to ripe old years. The funeral was held at the home in Wyan ett yesterday forenoon at 10 o'clock, Rev. Jas. Steenson officiating. The re mains were intered in Oak Knoll cem etery. Mr. King was born at Washington, Penn.. November 18. 1822. and when quite voting his parents emigrated to Massillon. Ohio. Here he lived until he became a young man and in 1843 he married Susan Wilcox at Massillon. In 1848 he moved to Indiana, and in 1868 he came to Princeton where he re mained forfive ears, and then located on the land he has made his home for so many years. He is survived by his wife and four children, three boys and one daughter. They are Albert, who is married and lives on a farm near the old homestead: Charles, who is mar ried and lives on the family farm: Os wald, who is also married and resides at Princeton, and Mrs. Silas Howard of Princeton. Three daughters and one son are dead. When a young man Mr. King joined the United Bz'ethren and later at Heb ron, Indiana, he became a member of the M. E. church. He belonged to that class of sturdy, industrious settlers who bore the hardships and privations of early da}s that they might build them selves homes and in doing so they aided so much in building up the community in which thev lived. Collar Bone Broken. Yesterday afternoon while Andrew Larson of Greenbush was unhitching his team opposite the North Star Lum ber Co.'s }ards. the horses became frightened and started to run away. Mr. Larson -had untrstened all the traces except one and had let down the neckvoke, when the team started to run. He held onto the lines, but as the horses started up thev turned the wagon around suddenlj and the pole struck hii^, knocking him dow 11. The wagon ran over him. and those who witnessed the accident ran to his as sistance. He was picked up and placed on a stretcher at the lumber yard. Dr. Armitage was summoned and found that the onh iivjury Larson had sus tained was a fracture of the left collar bone. He was taken to the Northwest ern hospital where his injury w/as at tended to bv Dr. Armitaae. He will be laid up for some little time. The team was caught before any further accidents or damage was done. County Board Equalizes. The county board of equalization met last Monday and took up their labors of going over the personal property assessments for the county. Several glaring inequalities were discovered in mam classes of propertv. that of dogs for instance in the town of Princeton which were assessed at a dollar a piece, and just twenty-seven canines were found in the whole township. Goods and merchandise in the town of Borg holm were returned at $140 and there were two stocks of goods assessed in the township. The following changes were made: Horses three years old and overBorgholm, 70 per cent: Havland, 40: South Harbor. 25: town of Milaca, 20: Bogus Brook, 10: Page. 15: Fores ton. 5. Cattle, one year oldOnamia, 2 per cent. CowsSouth Harbor, 15 per cent. Wagons, etc.Borgholm, 100 per cent: Havland. 40: town of Milaca. 00. Sewing and knitting ma- chinesBorgholm. 75 per cent: town of Milaca, 10. Melodeons and organs Borgholm. 150 per cent. DogsTown of Princeton, 400 per cent: South Har bor, 150: Goods and merchandise Borgholm, 250 per cent. A stock of lumber owned by W. J. Eynon at Cove and which had been overlooked by the assessor was assessed at S100. The board adjourned Tuesday after noon. Court House Bonds. After August 1st there will be only $1,000 due the State on the court house as bonds of the amount of $9,000 will be paid and cancelled before that date. The cancellation of the bonds saves the county $360 annually in interest. State Auditor Iverson, had he wished to be technical, might have insisted on the bonds running to July 1st next.