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The Voice and Its Power to Denote Char
A Chicago dispatch says: Charac
ter reading became out of date in Mil
lard avenue Monday from now on
character hearing will be the vogue.
At the meeting of the Womans' Liter
ary club of Millard avenue, held in
the afternoon at the residence of Mrs.
Charles E. Curtiss, the president, Mrs.
Clyde Pence told her fellow members
how to hear a man's character in his
voice. She gave the following rules:
Those who have a deep, sonorous
voice, like that of a donkey, are in
discreet and quarrelsome.
Those having a sharp thin, husky
voice are weak and yield easily to
A full, abrupt voice denotes a
strong, impulsive, bold, enterprising
A powerful, deep voice generally
indicates cowardice.
The man possessing a voice which
is deep at first, but raised to a high
key as he finishes speaking is noisy,
irritable, and of unhappy disposition.
Those having a thin, shrill voice
are peevish, ill tempered, and pas
A low, sweet voice is an'"admira
ble thing in woman."
The speaker's subject was "The In
fluence of Music on Health and Life."
She said that music is prescribed as a
good tonic for the sick.
It is successfully employed in our
insane asylums, she said, for sadness,
depression, or despondency. It per
forms wonders in cases of longing for
new excitement, cheering all who suffer
from low spirits. If we would apply
music to the treatment or relief of
disease we must necessarily be ac
quainted with the patient's manner of
life, his character, temperament, hab
its, and passions. If the patient is
morose, avoid songs likely to keep his
mind in the condition into which he
has fallen.
Mrs. Pence then prescribed the fol
lowing kinds of music for use in the
different cases described:
Lively and vigorous music for a
delicate, weak, and nervous child.
Those of a dull, sluggish nature
should be gradually roused by means
of powerful and impressive music.
Those of a nervous disposition must
be soothed by sweet and tender melo
Those of bilious temperament should
hear songs that are light, short, and
tinged with gaj ety.
Even those not ill, continued Mrs.
Pence, will find music useful in
strengthening mental energy and
ideas, in refreshing the imagination,
and relieving fatigue.
The speaker urged that music is es
sential to war.
"An army," she said, "would as
soon think of leaving its gunpowder
at home as its harmony. believe
that the music more than the cause,
during our war with Spain, made the
flower of the manhood of our nation
fall into line and go down to Cuba to
combat not only the Spaniards but
the fev cr.''
Mrs. Pence declared that the influ
ence of music on animals is as potent
as upon human beings.
The passions of animals, like those
of human beings, she said, have
naturally rh\tmieal character, totally
independent of all education and cus
toms. Tenderness, melancholy, grief,
gayety. merriment, and rage some
times can be aroused and again calmed
by songs, especially if the songs are
simple and the phrases which compose
them are short and easily compre
Then the club tested the power of
music. The club chorus sang a num
ber of selections, and Mrs. Edward
Tibbitts sang a lullaby.
May W eather.
Hicks, the weather prophet, says
of May weather: "The first regular
storm period is central on the 3d,
covering the 1st to the sixth. During
this time we may expect warmer
weather, and a falling of barometric
pressure. Winds will shift to easterly
and southerly, and from the 3d to the
5th many storms will break forth with
violence in various sections of the
country. After the storm area has
moved off to the east, a low drop in
temperature will follow, bringing
frosts at night northward.
"The 8th, 9th and 10th are the cen
tral days of the second storm period.
A return of storm conditions will ap
pear about the 8th, in rising thermom
eter, falling barometer, easterly to
southerly winds, and growing cloud
iness. These changes will result in
storms on the 8th and 9th with electri
cal storms and high winds on and
touching the 10th. Another sudden
and marked change to cooler will fol
low these storms. If a cool wave and
frosts should not follow the first storm
period look for much cooler with
heavy frosts northward about the 10th
to 12th.
"The third storm period extends
from the 12th to the 17th. As we enter
this period look for change to warm
and balmy weather. The winds shift to
southerly and the skies soften into the
serenity that foreruns active storms.
Heavy rains, thunder and hail will
follow in many parts of the country
during the 14th to 17th, and level
headed people should be on their
.^fesi & ^himt
guard against probable tornadoes.
Change to much cooler, with proba
ble frosts in the north, will certainly
come when these storms are over.
"The fourth storm period extends
from about the 20th to the 23d. Dur
ing this time if the storms mentioned
in the third period do not occur, the
fourth may be counted on as one of
general and severe storms. The fifth
storm period covers the 24th to 28th.
This period will bring regular return
of storm conditions, higher tempera
ture, falling barometer and rain and
thunder storms. Change to much
cooler will come on as May goes out.
Until the middle of May, rains above
the average will fall in most sections
of the country and there will be danger
from local floods, both to property
and life
Minnesota State Music Teachers' Asso
The Minnesota Music Teachers' As
sociation convention to be held in
Duluth June 16, 17 and 18, promises to
be a great success for the interest
shown in the meeting is unusual.
The officers of the association are
as follows: President, E. C. Mur
dock secretary-treasurer, Ednah F.
Hall first vice-president, Gerard
Tonning auditor, Wm. L. Gray pro
gram committee: Carlyle Scott, D. F.
Colville. Mrs. Marie Geist-Erd. El
sie M. Shaw, chairman public school
music section.
The program will have for is basis,
the educational element, and round
tables will be a special feature. The
program committee is at work on the
programs for the three days meeting
and has been so fortunate as to secure
the world-famed violin virtuoso, M.
Sauret for an appearance June 18th.
M. Sauret was for years at the head
of the Royal Conservatory of London
and is one of the greatest attractions
before the American public this sea
Mr. Wm. Henderson, the greatest
New York newspaper musical critic,
has been engaged to give one of his
famous lectures, and will prove a
most valuable attraction in an educa
tional way. Mr. Henderson needs no
introduction to the musicians of the
State, for his numerous books on
musical subjects are indispensable to
the musicians' library. With the con
certs by State talent a most valuable
session is planned. One of the annual
features most vital to the State musi
cianship, is the Home Composers'
Program which will occupy one even
ing giving the public an opportunity
to hear what Minnesota musicians are
doing in composition.
The beautiful First Methodist
church has been secured as the place
of meeting, and with its three Manuel
Hutchins organs will afford much
scope for the music of that instrument.
Special railroad rates will be secured
and the Spaulding hotel has been
chosen headquarters.
All in all a most instructive and
interesting session is planned. All
teachers of voice, organ, piano and
standard orchestral instruments are
eligible to active membership and
anyone interested in the cause will be
welcomed as associate membership
upon payment of the fee $2.00.
The county vice-president for Mille
Lacs county is Mrs. Frankie Spauld
ing Cooney who may be addressed at
Information will be cheerfully given
bj the Secretary-Treasurer. Miss
Ednah F. Hall, Johnson School of
Music, Oratory and Dramatic Art,
No. 42 and 44 So. 8th St. Minneapolis,
Hard Winter on Bees.
There has been a great loss in bees
during the past winter and this spring.
Many colonies have died since they
were taken from their winter quarters.
I have not heard of a bee-keeper but
what has met with some loss. Some
of those who have large apiaries have
lost one-third of their colonies, others
lost one-half, and one man near
Foley, Benton county, had 110 colon
ies and lost all of them. There are
various causes for this loss in bees
but the great cause is the lack of suffi
cient honey to keep them through our
long cold winter and the bees starved
to death. But the loss of a few colon
ies of bees among a few beekeepers
is not as great a loss to the general
public as the loss of stock among the
farmers. A large amount of stock
has died during the past winter both
of cattle and horses. Some farmers
have lost all the cattle they had.
This is truly discouraging, but these
reverses will not always last. After
a few days of storm the sun shines
again so it will be in this case. Hav
ing a time of misfortune more prosper
ous days will come and it will be like
a rift in a storm cloud letting the sun
shine through, so let us wait and mur
mur not.
Great Hay Market.
Receipts of hay in St. Paul Monday
were thirty car loads, being, with two
exceptions, the heaviest total for one
day on record. For the past month
the average has been ahead of all pre
vious figures. Commission men say
there is a demand for all of it, as evi
denced by the advancing prices. St.
Paul has rapidly become one of the
largest hay markets in the country.
St. Paul Dispatch.
Church Topics 3*
A A JU Sunday and Weekday
Announcements. METHODIST.
Next Sunday Rev. Gratz will preach
in the morning on "The Hopelessness
of Flight." He will preface his ser
mon with a five minute talk on the
work of the Methodist general confer
ance now in session at Los Angeles.
In the evening he will deliver his
second sermon lecture, and his topic
will be "Environment." There will
be a question box and any one so
desiring may write out any questions
they choose, either regarding the lec
ture on "Heredity" or the "Environ-
Rev. Gronberg will preach next Sun
day at Zimmerman at 10:30 a. m., and
at the Congregational church in
Princeton at 4 p. m.
The Ladies' Aid society will meet at
the pastor's home on Thursday after
noon of this week at 2 o'clock.
Rev. S. V. S. Fisher of Minneap
olis will fill the pulpit next Sunday
morning and evening. Sunday school
at usual hour.
"Billy" Sunday's Theology.
"Billy" Sunday, the evangelist,
who recently created such a spiritual
upheaval in Marshall, Minn., is at
present in Rockford, Ills., preaching
to large audiences. A dispatch says:
"Increasing interest has marked every
service conducted here by Evangelist
"Billy" Sunday, until last night hun
dreds were turned away from the tab
ernacle, which seats fully 5,000 per
sons. It was the biggest week night
service since Mr. Sunday's arrival,
and the evangelist was in high spirits.
It was an audience composed for the
most part of non-professing Chris
tians, and Mr. Sunday turned the gat
ling guns in their direction.
Square yourlives by the Bible,"
shouted he, "and see if it don't de
liver the goods.
I would rather be an Indian than
an infidel. If I asked you how many
legs has a fly not one in ten could
answer. Don't fuss about God when
you don't know beans about a fly.
"This theory of evolution is all rot.
My girl came home from her school in
Chicago one night and told me that
her teacher said the earth resulted
from evolution. That's all a damna
ble theory, a guess pure and simple,
and no two-for-a-cent teacher can de
stroy my child's faith that God made
this earth. I won't stand for it."
Notice to Parents and Guardians.
Princeton, Minn., April 27, 1904.
The plan adopted by the school
board last fall, of admitting pupils to
the beginning class of the primary de
partment but once a year, will be con
tinued for the coming school year. I
desire at once to get the names of all
pupils expecting to begin school in
the fall in this primary class.
According to the new plan, pupils
will be admitted in Sept. even if they
are not six years of age, provided
they will be six by the first of Febru
ary, 1905.
All parents or guardians who have
children to begin in the fall should
fill out at once an application blank,
which will be furnished by any of the
Please return these applications to
the superintendent soon, so that places
may be provided for the pupils and
all arrangements for the work in the
fall may be made before the close of
this term.
20-3t W. F. F. SELLECK.
Never Heard of It.
One of the strangest paradoxes re
cently appearing in the foreign press
is the statement that the great major
ity of the Japanese public have never
heard of Japan. Our authority for
this is perfectly reliable and goes on
to say that the reason for this ignor
ance is that the Japanese call their
country Nihon or Nipon. A mere
matter of names doesn't count for
much to be sure, except when one is
ordering golden grain belt beer for his
family. To get a tonic for an over
worked body and for a pleasant tast
ing beverage this golden grain belt
beer is a name to conjure with. Order
of your nearest dealer or be supplied
by Henry Veidt, Princeton.
Takes the Milaca House.
D. J. Greene, formerly of Page, has
rented the Milaca House and will con
duct it as a first class hotel. The
house is being completely renovated
and re-furnished it will be in better
shape than ever for business. Mr.
Greene is a good hotel man and his
friends predict success in this venture.
Milaca Times.
Hope on, Hope Ever.
Flower lovers need not be without
hope. Good authorities say the
lilacs are not hurt, and, though shrub
bery is far behind the average sea
son, it will yet come forth in its pris
tine beauty. Hope on, hope ever! It
will be eighty degrees in the shade be
fore long.Crookston Times.
Mike Mahoney has 200 acres of good
pasture that he will rent to parties
who want to pasture their cattle this
summer. Pasture only one mile and
a quarter from town. 19-2t
3410Ladies* Shirt Waist
Sizes 32, 34, 36, 38, 40, 42
inches bust measure.
E. B. Anderson,
and Sale Stable.
Opposite Commercial Hotel
First Class Rigs on
hand day or night.
Drafters and drivers
always on hand.
Bottling Works
E. H. WITTE, Prop.
I desire to announce to the trade of
Princeton and surrounding towns that I
have opened my bottling works and am 2
now making for the trade all kinds of
Mineral and Soda Water, Gin
ger Ale, Birch Beer, Cream and
Lemon Soda, etc.
My goods are all noted for their
purity and sparkling qualities.
Your trade solicited.
Shirt Waists and Wrappers.
Wrappers,-all the latest styles and effects in percales, ginghams and lawns. Our
lawns are what are known as the "Big Four," and the best, most serviceable and
prettiest lawns ever offered Princeton trade. All these goods are sure winners
and favorites and you had better call early and make selections.
We are sole agents for these
popular patterns at popular
prices. Only ten cents a pat
tern. They are the latest thing
in patterns and are just what
you want. 4 4 4 4 4
How about that 1
House or Barn 1
The Rural
Telephone Co.
Lines to Dalbo, Cambridge, Santi
ago and Glendorado.
2^~ Good Service in Princeton and to all
adjoining points
Patronize a Home Concern.
Service Day and Night.
Bottle Bee*
Supplied bj Atni Cvarvwhar*. r
The. Htmrn Bftwing Co, Sb Pftvi. Mian
and Summer Shirt Waists and
..frfr!!}!- ,i. i ft
3431Ladies' Dressing
Sizes 32 34, 36, 3S, 40, 42
inches bust measure.
You intend 1
to Build?
Let us figure on the bill. Quality 3
and right prices is our motto. 3
North Star Lumber Co.
Till you've tried
The Old Reliable*
Distilleries, {^inence,Ky.
t* t* t*
on the shoe question. Don't pay
$5.00 for $3.50 footwear hereafter.
for yourself and the family here
and the balance will 4be in your
favor. We sell $5 shoes for $3.50.
There is really remarkable value in
our offerings. Our shoes fit have
style' and great wearing qualities.
Putnam Fadeless Dyes
are fast to sunlight, washing and rub
bing. Sold by C. A. Jack, at 10 cents
per package.

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