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Princeton Observes Memorial Day in
a Patriotic Manner and With
Loving Tribute.
Oration Delivered by C. A. Dickey-
Exercises at Fair Grounds in
the Afternoon.
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Princeton observed Memorial Day
in the usual patriotic manner. All
places of business were closed at noon,
and there was a hush in the busy life
of the community while the annual
tribute was paid to the soldier dead.
The parade formed at 1:30 p. m. in
charge of Liuetenant Howard of Co.
G, who was marshal of the day. It
consisted of the Princeton band, Co.
G, Wallace J\ Panes post, L. A. S.
No. 1, followed bj "Old Glory" car
ried b\ school girls, while citizens in
carriages and afoot made up the bal
ance of the procession. Arriving at
the fair grounds the parade halted in
front of the grand stand, while Co.
stacked'arms and stood''at rest." and
the old soldiers, the ladies of the L.
A S. and school children who were in
the parade took seats reserved for them
in the grand stand.
Commander Norton of Wallace T.
limes post had charge of the exercises
and presided. In the absence of any
minister Chaplain Lowell read the in
\ocation from the G. A. R. ritual.
Music was furnished by the Princeton
band and a quartet compoed of Prof.
Selleck. Mont Woodcock, Otto
Radeke and Pert Selleck. Corporal
Norton read Lincoln's Gettysburg ad
dress and the oration of the day was
delivered by C. A. Dickey who spoke
in an eloquent and forceful manner on
war as a factor in the world's history,
taking the obser\ ance of Memorial
Day and its true significance as his
central theme.
Since the earliest history of the
world man has ever been known for
his fighting instincts and as a fighting
anmial. In olden times wars were
waged for conquest and greed, and
with brutish instincts and the spirit of
revenge. Great victories were cele
brated b\ festh als and fetes, gladia
torial combats, and sports of all
kinds. The battle of Thermopylae
which victory has been sounded on
the trumpet of time, was the occasion
of a nation's re]oicing in this manner,
in striking contrast to the manner in
which the results of the Civil war
were celebrated, not by demonstra
tions of brute force and prowess, but
by the quiet assembling of the citi
zens of the nation to pay homage to
those who offered their lives for a
grand principle, and not for power
and pillage.
Wars were the mile stones the
world's historj and were developing
factors in the world's progress. All
human rights and principles had been
purchased by the sacrifice of blood,
for man was e\er ready to attain those
things that make for human progress,
at the point of the bayonet if neces
sary. The Magna Carta was not se
cured until the saber was thrust at the
throat of King John.
The Ci\ ll war was the climax of a
great human struggle for the liberty
of the black man. and for those prin
ciples so necessary to perpetuate a
government as Lincoln said, "oftjie
people, for the people and by the peo
ple, that it might not perish from the
Memorial Daj was a tribute to the
valor and bravery of the American
soldiers, who fought and died for hu
man freedom and the preservation of
the nation. Bitter as was the feeling
between the north and south, the re
sults of the war had determined
momentous questions of vital interest
to the nation, and though great the
sacrifice, the north and the south had
assimilated all personal feelings and
animositv, and now after nearly fortj
years it is "comrade" for the north
and south alike. Veterans of both
armies are to-day comrades and broth
The speaker paid an eloquent trib
ute to the old soldiers, now with gray
locks and bent form. He said he con
sidered it a great honor to address
such a body of men, for within a few
years no such body of men will be liv
ing for a public speaker to address.
The majority of the great army of
volunteer soldiers of the Civil war
were dead, and those remaining were
but a small fraction of the Civil war
veterans In Oak Knoll cemetery lie
buried thirty-three Union and oneThe
Confederate soldier, while there were
but thirty-eight old soldiers who
would march to the cemetery to dec
orate the graves of the dead.
Memorial Day would always be ob
served as a holy day, and it would
long endure as a day in memory of the
noble sacrifice made by the volunteer
army of America. It would in years
to come stand for and typical of
all great victories of our nation.
At the conclusion of the exercises,
the parade reformed and marched to
Oak Knoll cemetery where under the
auspices of Wallace T. Rines post the
beautiful memorial ceremony of the G.
A. R. was observed, as the old soldiers
and militia formed about the soldiers'
lot. It was the same old loyal and
loving tribute, solemn in form, while
about were hundreds bowed in silent
reverence for the memory of those who
served their country in its dark hours.
There were the tiny little flags flut
tering in the breeze marking the
mounds of earthmute monuments of
loj alty. There were the tokens of
flowers, the loving expressions of the
heart of nature and the heart of hu
man kind. The ceremony at the
graves was short, but the spirit of the
observance will live forever, for deeds
of this kind never die. Co. fires a
salute, there is a hush, and the plain
tive notes of the bugle sounds taps,
and the city of the dead is forsaken by
the living, while
"Angels walking to and fro singing their lulla
will watch over the silent camps until
another Memorial Day comes and
A Visit to Mneland.
Benning Landahl and family of
this city and Conrad Searle of Minne
apolis, who left Friday morning for
Mr. Landahl's farm at Vineland, re
turned Monday night and Mr. Lan
dahl reports a pleasant trip although
part of the road was not of the best.
They found Vineland to be a very
busy place as the Foley-Bean Lumber
company's crew of drivers is near that
point and a crew is at work building
the new dock in which Little Falls
parties are interested. In addition to
the trade from these sources Mr.
Landahl says that Mr. Daigle, the
merchant at Vineland. has a good
trade all the year around but more
especially at this time of year and in
the fall. Just now there are quite a
number of people from the cities camp
ing at the lake. That part of the
country is rapidly settling up and the
trade from the farmers is increasing
every year. In order to supply the
trade tributary to Vineland, Mr.
Daigle keeps two teams on the road
hauling freight from Brainerd. Sun
day morning people came into Vine
land by team, by steamer and
boat and Mr. Daigle and two clerks
were kept busy waiting on them.
Mr. Landahl's party expected to
go over to Lawrence Saturday to the
launching of the new boat, but it
rained so hard that they abandoned
that trip. He states that he learned
before leaving Vineland that the
launching was not a success as the
boat stuck when half way down the
ways, and did not gel into the lake
that day.
The dock at Vineland which is now
being built is of interest to the people
of Little Falls as many of them'con
tributed funds towards its construc
tion. It exetnds about 400 feet into
the lake and the roadway is about
forty feet in width. At the end of it is
a large platform upon which a team
can be turned. Boats can run up to
this platform in about fifteen feet of
water. This is the biggest dock on the
lake and will be of great benefit to the
people of Little Falls in case the road
between this city and that point is so
repaired that it will be passable at all
seasons of the year.
Mr. Landahl is of the opinion that
the county commissioners should do
something immediately for the imsell
provement of the Mille Lacs road.
The city and the business men of Lit
tle Falls have expended considerable
money on the improvement of this
road and as c\ et have received no ben
efit from it. He states that the road
is in good condition with the exception
of about two miles, one mile each side
of the corduroy put in last year by
Chas. Gravel.
The party enjoved some good fish
ing at Vineland and fished off the
new dock. They also did some troll
ing and were successful in landing a
nice string of pike. Mille Lacs is said
to be the place to go for good fishing
at this season of the year.
Mr. Landahl has a number of apple
trees on his farm near the lake and he
states that they are about ready to
A number of the farmers in the
vicinity of the lake are doing "well
raising fruit.
If you want to enjoy a good outing
trip go to Mille Lacs lake, is the ad
vice of Mr. Landahl.
Japan's New Ships.
Just before the outbreak of the war
Japan placed in England orders for
two giant battleships. The ships will
have 16,400 tons displacement, be
heavily armored and mounted with
guns of even greater effectiveness than
those yet employed on any battleship
afloat. The tension and strain of war
is that of daily life,* only exaggerated.
best means of preventing the pos
sible disastrous effects of the ordinary
wear and tear of daily life is the regu
lar use of golden grain belt beer. It
is a healthful tonic, made of the finest
barley, malt and hopsideal for
family use. Order of your nearest
dealer or be supplied by Henry Veidt,
FoundA lady's purse containing
a sum of money.
C. W. Van Wormer.
Church Topics sts &
Sunday and Weekday
A mcements.
Next Sunday Rev. Gratz will preach
both morning and evening. His topic
in the morning will be "The Great
Companion," the title of Dr. Lyman
Abbott's latest book. In the evening
he will deliver a sermon-lceture on
"The Will, as a Force in Character
There will be services next Sun
day. Sunday school at the regular
Next Sunday Rev. Gronberg will
preach in Zimmerman at 10 a. m. and
at the Congregational church in
Princeton at 4 p. m.
Visit Cambridge.
Mr. and Mrs. 'VanWormer drove
over from Princeton last Saturday
morning. Mr. Van accompanied the
K. P. boys to the city on the afternoon
special, returning the next morning:
while his wife visited at the home of
Mrs. Nesbitt here, and they returned
home Sunday afternoon. They had
not visited our town since the last
big fire and were surprised at the ap
pearance of our business blocks and
the number of new residences which
have sprung up as if by magic in the
past three years. They are thinking
of moving to Oregon this fall.Cam
bridge Press.
Resolutions of Princeton Lodge
I. O. O.
No. 208,
Whereas, The Supreme Ruler of the
Universe has in his wisdom, removed
from this earthly existence our friend
and brother M. J. Jaax, and
Whereas, That in his death his
family has lost a loving husband and
father, this community an honest and
upright citizen, and the lodge an ac
tive, faithful and efficient member,
Be it hereby resolved, That we the
officers and members of Princeton
Lodge No. 208, I. O. O. F. do hereby
tender our deep and heartfelt sympa
thies to the family, relatives and
friends of our deceased brother in
this their time of bereavement.
And be it further resolved, That the
Charter of this lodge be draped in
mourning for thirty days, and a copy
of these resolutions be sent to the
of our deceased brother, also
a copy be printed in the local papers,
and the same be entered in the minutes
of the lodge.
:^r~r:r_:B. M. VAN ALSTEIN,
,J_ Committee.
Salt Rheum, Scald Head.
Boro-Carbol Salve is certainly a
great blessing to those suffering with
eczema, salt rheum or scald head. It
allays the itching at once, acts like a
poultice,-gives instant relief. Boro
Carbol Salve is also a specific-for
piles and all skin diseases. Every
box warranted. Twenty-five cents per
box. For sale by C. A. Jack.
Farm Homesteads on Red Lake Reserva
I can locate you on a first class
quarter section, rich black loam with
clay subsoil. Three-fourths prairie,
balance timber. Land opens June 20.
Fee for locating, $25. Address,
Chas. S. Carter,
Thief River Falls, Minn.
Louisiana Purcha se Exposition.
St. Louis May, 1st to, Dec. 1st, 1904.
The largest and grandest exposition
ever held.
The Great Northern railway will
excursion tickets at favorable
rates, with suitable limits. For fur
ther particulars see your local agent
of Great Northern R'y, or address
Gen'l Pass'r & Ticket Agent,
St. Paul. Minn.
*"*^^"^^^*^^***^^ai ^^^^a^^aa^aa^ai
New Stock
of Ladies'
and Gents'
Ladies' Hose
price 10 cents
and up.
Gent's Stockings
price 5c and up.
Bargains in
All cotton goods higher
priced we sell at the
old price.
Constipation causes two-thirds of
all sickness in the world. Why suffer
when Hollister's Rocky Mountain Tea
will make you well and keep you well?
35 cents. Tea or tablet form. C. A.
Merchant I
Has Moved
Into the tailoring parlors which 5
have been specially fitted up for
him over Sjoblom & Olson's
saloon where he is prepared to
take your order for
Fine Tailor-made I
and Overcoats.
Having been in the tailoring
business for thirty-five years
he can give all customers the
benefit of his long experience, 5
and can quote you prices that S
will surprise you.
All kinds of cleaning
and pressing sttended
to promptly.
cleaning and pressing laaies ouit-s
Manufacturer of
For Sidewalks.
Made of the best Portland cement
and warranted to be the best mater
ial for walks manufactured.
I have secured an experienced
workman who is personally
acquainted in Princeton and
who has been in the business
for seventeen years, and can
guarantee ail my walks to be
All orders will be given prompt
attention and prices reasonable.
on the shoe question. Don't pay
$5.00 for $3.50 footwear hereafter.
for yourself and the family here
and the balance will be 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.
IAPointer I
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I Curtains
Will you need a pair or so of Curtains to 2
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Also Brussels and Swiss Curtains. 5
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Swisses, Fishnets and Nottinghams
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shams, and scarfs to match, 3
All Local ana County News* Market Reports, Interesting
Stories, etc. I you are not a subscriber
One of the many processes in making,
Dudley's Famous Coffees
Evejy ounce of Dudley Coffees is picked over by
hand, and every berry that is off color or in any way
bad is thrown out. This insures absolute freedom
from harmful effects and bitter taste and certainty of
delicious flavor and aroma. Why bother with inferior
brands when these cost vou not one penny more?
F. T. Kettelhodt,
epartment 3
tore. 3
Natural Process
A mild and delicious beverage, is brewed
from pure malt and hops, therefore a
moderate temperature will make this a
beverage most palatable. Pure and with
out drugs or poison.
A. Gettelman Brewing Co.
Milwaukee, Wis.,
Who offer $1,000 reward to any one who can
prove that they have used any substitute
for malt and hops in the manufacture of
this beer.
Specially prepared for family use,
sold in bottles or by the case by
Sjoblom Bros.,

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