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i if leaving by the back door!" And Cos tigan slapped his thigh. "The gentleman in question don't seem to be makin' much use of his present conversational opportunities. I'm feelin' kinder turned down my self" And the Texan began to look over his six shooter. The man with the squint looked up and down the board. "Gentlemen, I believe the foregoing expresses the sentiment of this com pany, which, while it incloodes many foreign and frequent warring elements, is at present held together by the natchral tie of eating." Thumping with knife and fork han dles, stamping of feet, cries of "Hear, hear!" with at least three cowboy yells, argued well for a resumption of last night's festivities. Simpson glow ered, but said nothing. "Seems to me you all goin' the wrong way 'bout drawin' Mistu' Simpson out He is shy an' has to be played fo' like a trout, an' heah you all come at him like a cattle stampede." The big Tex an leaned toward Simpson. "Now, you all watch my methods. Mistu' Simpson, seh, what do you think of the prospects of rain?" There was a general recommendation from Simpson that the entire company go to a locality below the rain belt. A boy, plainly "from the east" and looking as if the ink on his graduating thesis had scarce had time to dry, was on his feet swaggering. He would not ha^ swapped his newly acquired cam araderie with these bronzed western ers for the presidency. "Gentlemen, you have all heard Simp son say it is lonesome having no one to talk to during meals. We sympa thized with him and offered him a choice of subjects. He greets our re marks by a conspicuous silence, varied by profanity. This, gentlemen, reflects on us and is a matter demanding pub lic satisfaction. All who feel that theii powers as conversationalists have been impugned by the silence of Simpson please say 'Aye.'" "Aye!" was howled, sung and roared in every note of the gamut. "If me yoong fri'nd here an me roight"and Costigan jerked a shoul der toward the boy"will be afthei closin' that silf feeding automatic dic tionary av his for a moment, I shud be glad to call the attintion av the oomp'ny to somethin' in the nature av an ixtinuatin' circoomsthance in the case av Simpson." "Hear, hear!" they shouted. The broad countenance of Costigan beamed with joy at what he was about to say. "Gintlemin, the silence av Mr. Simpson is jew all probabilitee to a certain ivint recalled by many here prisint, an' more that's absent, an' amicablee settled out av coort." Up to this time the unhappy Simpson had shown an almost superhuman en durance. Now he bristled, and after looking up and down the board for a sympathetic face and not finding one he declared loudly and generally, "'Tain'tso!" "Ye may have noticed that Frind Simpson do be t'reatened wid lockjaw in the societee av min, but in the pris ince av a female ye can't count on him. Now, talk wid a female is an agree able if not a profitable way av passin' the toime, but, sure, ye niver know where it will indas witness Simpson. This lady I'm recallm''tis a matther av two years agofollowed the ancient and honorable proflssion av biscuit shootin' not far from Caspar. Siz Simpson to the lady some such passin' civilitee as 'Good marnin' plisent weather we're havin',' whereupon the lady nit a damage to her afflctions an' sued him for breach av promise." 'Twan't that way at all," screamed Simpson. 'Sail a lie!" "Yu ought er said 'Good evenm'' to the lady, Mistu' Simpson hit make a diffunce," drawled the man from Texas pleasantly. "But 'twas 'Good marnin" Simpson made chyce av," resumed Costigan. "An' the lady replied, 'You've broke my heart.' Whereupon Simpson, havin' a matther av free thousand dollars to pay for his passin' civilitee, learned thot sihnce was goolden." They all remembered the incident in question and thundered applause at the reappearance of an old favorite. Without warning, a shadow fell across the sunlight flooded room and as one after another of th men glanced up from the table they saw standing in the doorway a man of such malignant aspect that his look fell across the company like a menace. The swing of their banter slowed suddenly it was as if the cold of a new turned grave had struck across the June sunshine checking their roughshod fun. None of them had the hardihood to joke with a man that stood in the shadow of death, and hate and murder looked from the eyes of the man in the door way and looked toward Simpson. One by one they perceived the man of the shadow, all but Simpson, eating steak drowned in Worcestershire. The man in the doorway was tall and lean, and the prison blench upon his face was in unpleasant contrast to the ruddy tan of the faces about the table. His sombrero was tipped back and the hair hung dank about the pale, sweating forehead, suggestive of sickness, but weak health did not im ply weak purpose. Every feature in that hawklike face was sharp with hatred, and in the narrowing eye was vengeance that is sweet. He stood still. There was in his hatred a something hypnotic that grew imperceptibly and imperceptibly com municated itself to the men at table. He gloated over the eating fat man as if he had dwelt much in imagina tion on the sight and was in no hurry to curtail his joy at the reality. Not one in all that company, even the cat tlemen whose Interests were opposed to Rodney's, but felt the justice of bis rrand. "When did they let him out?" whis- -?i!&"^ THE pered the college "boy. And1 then, "Oughtn't we to do something?" "Yis, my son," whispered Costigan. "We ought to sit still and learn a thing or two." The fat man cleaned his plate with a crust of bread stuck on the point of a fork. Then he glanced up and saw the gaunt man standing in the door way. Simpson dropped the knife from his shaking hand and started up with a cry that died away in a gurgle, an in human, nightmare croak. He looked about wildly, like a rat in a trap, then backed toward the wall. The men about the table got up, then cleared away in a circle, leaving the fat man. It was all like a dream to the college boy, who had never seen a thing of the kind before and could not realize now that it was happening Rodney advanced, never once relaxing the look in which he seemed to hold his enemy as in a vise. Simpson was like a man bewitched. Once, twice, he made a grab for his revolver, but his right hand seemed to have lost power to heed the bidding of his will. Rodney, now well toward the center of the room, waited, with a suggestion of cer emony, for Simpson to get his six shooter. It was one of those moments in which time seems to have become pet- Remember t-therc's ladies p-prcscnt!" rifled. The limp clad proprietress of the eating house, made curious by the sudden silence, looked in from the kitchen. Simpson, his eyes wandering like a trapped rat, saw, and called, through teeth that chattered in an ague of fear: "Ree-memm-ber th-the-there's la-dies p--present! Remember t-Hiere's ladies p-present!" The pale man looked toward the kitchen, and, seeing the women, he gave Simpson a look in which there was only contempt. "You've hid be hind the law once, and this time it's petticoats. The open don't seem to have no charm for you. But" He didn't finish there was no need to. Every one knew and understood. He put up his revolver and walked Into the street. The men broke into shouts of laugh ter, loud and ringing, then doubled up and nad it out all over again. And their noisy merriment was as clear an indication of the suddenly lifted strain at the averted shooting as it was of their enjoyment of the farce. Simpson, relieved of the fear of sudden death, now sought to put a better face on his cowardice. Now that his enemy was well out of sight, Simpson handled his revolver with easy assurance. "Put ut up," shouted Costigan above the general uproar. 'Tis toime to fear a revolver in the hands av Simpson whin he's no intinsions av shootin'." Simpson then attempted to harangue the crowd, but his voice was lost in the general thigh slapping and the shouts and roars that showed no signs of abating. He slunk away from them to a corner of the eating house, feeling the stigma of their contempt, yet afraid to go out into the street, where his en emy might be waiting for him. Much of death and blood and recklessness "Town" had seen and condoned, but cowardice was the unforgivable sin. It balked the rude justice of these fron tiersmen and tampered with their code, and Simpson knew that the game had gone against him. "What was it all about? Were they in earnest or was it only their way of amusing themselves?" inquired Mary Carmichael, who had slipped into Mrs. Clark's kitchen after the men at the table had taken things in hand. "Jim Rodney was in earnest, an' he had reason to be. That man Simpson was paid by a cattle outfitnow, mind, I ain't sayin' whichto get Jim Rod ney's sheep off the range. They had threatened him and cut the throats of 200 of his herd as a warning, but Jim went right on grazin' 'em, same as he had always been in the habit of doing. Well, I'm told they up and makes Simpson an offer to get rid of the sheep. Jim has over 5,000, an' it's just before lambing, and them pore ewes, all heavy, is being druv down to Watson's shearing pens, that Jim always shears at. Jim an' two herd erg and a couple of dawgsleast this is the way I heard itis drivin' 'em easy, 'cause, as I said before, it's just before lambing. It does now seem awful cruel to me to shear just before lambing, but that's their way out here. "Well, nothing happens, and Jim ain't more'n two ^hours from the pens an' he comes to that place on the road that branches out over the top of a canyon, an' there some one springs out L iiMdfa&tiM 9H of a clump of willows an' dashes into the herd and drives the wether thaf leading right oyer the cliff. The lead ers begin to follow that wether, an' they go right over the cliff, like the pore fools they are. The herder fired and tried to drive 'em back, they tell me, an' he an' the dawg were shot at from the clump of willows by some one else who was there. Three hun dred sheep had gone over the cliff before Jim knew what was happening. He rode like mad right through the herd to try and head 'em off, but you know what sheep is likethey're like lost souls headin' for damnation. Noth ing can stop 'em when they're once started, and Jim lost every head. Started for the shearing pens a rich manrich for Jiman' seen every thing he had swept away before his eyes, his wife an' children made pau pers. "My son come up and found him. He said that Jim was sittin' huddled up in a heap, his knees drawed up un der his chin, starin' straight up into the noonday sky, same as if he was askin' God how he could be so cruel. His dead dawg, that they had shot, was by the side of him. The herder that was with Jim had taken the one that was shot into Watson's, so when my son found Jim he was alone, sittin' on the edge of the cliff with his dead dawg, an' the sky about was black with buzzards, an' Jim he just sat an' stared up at 'em, an' when my son spoke to him he never answered any more than a dead man. He shuck him by the arm, but Jim just sat there, watchin' the sun, the buzzards an' the dead sheep." "Was nothing done to this man Simp- son?" "The cattle outfit that he done the dirty work for swore an alibi for him. Jim has been in hard luck ever since. He's been rustlin' cattle right along. But, Lord, who can blame him? He got into some trouble down to Raw linsshot a man he thought was with Simpson, but who wasn'tand he's been in jail ever since. Course, now that he's out, Simpson's bound to get peppered. Glad it didn't happen here, though. 'Twould be a kind of un pleasant thing to have connected with a eatin' house. Don't you think so?" she inquired, with the grim philosophy of the country. The eating house patrons had gone their several ways, and the quiet of the dining room was oppressive by con trast with its late boisterousness. Mrs. Clark, her hands imprisoned in bread dough, begged Mary to look over the screen door and see if anything was happening. "I'm always suspicious when it's quiet. I know they're in deviltry of some sort." Mary tiptoed to the door and peeped over, but the room was deserted save for Simpson huddled in a corner bit ing his finger nails. "The nasty thing!" exploded Mrs. Clark when she had re ceived the bulletin. "I'd turn him out If it wasn't for the notoriety he might bring my place in gettin' killed in front of it "I dare say I'd better go and see after my trunk ^it's still on the station platform." Mary wondered what her prim aunts would think of her for sitting in Mrs. Clark's kitchen, but it had seemed so much more of a refuge than the sordid streets of the hideous little town, with its droves of men and never a glimpse of a woman, that she had only been too glad to avail her self of the invitation of the proprietress to "make herself at home till the stage left." "Well, good luck to you," said Mrs. Clark, wiping her hand only partially free from dough and presenting it to Miss Carmichael. She had not in quired where the girl was going nor even hinted to discover where she came from, but she gave her the god speed that the west knows how to give, and the girl felt better for it. At the station, where Mary shortly presented herself in the interest of that old man of the sea of all travelers, lug gage, she learned that the stage did not leave town for some three-quarters of an hour yet. The time at her dis posal before the stage would embark on that unknown sea of prairies she spent in the delectable pastime of shop ping. The financial and social interests of the town seemed to converge in Hugous & Co.'s "trading store," where Miss Carmichael invested in an extra package of needles for the mere ex citement of being one of the shoppers, though her Aunt Adelaide had stocked the little plaid silk workbag to reple tion with every variety of needle known to woman. She pricked up her ears meanwhile at some of the pur chases made by the cowboys for their camp lardersdeviled ham, sardines and canned tomatoes heading the list as prime favorites. Did these strapping border lads live by the fruit of the tin alone? Apparently yes, with the so phisticated accompaniment of soda biscuit, to judge by the quantity of baking powder they invested inlit erally pounds of it. Men in any other condition of life would have died of slow poisoning as the result of it. There were other customers at Hu gous' that morning besides the spurred and booted cow puncher and his de Bplsed compeer, the sheep herder. That restless emigrant class whose origin as a class lay in the community of its own uncertain schemes of fortune, the west, with her splendid, lavish prom ises, called them from their thriftless farms in the south and their gray cab ins in New England. They began their journeyings toward the land of prom ise long before the Indians had ever seen the shrieking "fire wagon." All day they would toil over the infinitude of prairie, the sun that hid nightty be hind that maddeningly elusive vanish ing point, the horizon, their only guide. But the makeshifts of the wagon life were not without charm. They began to wander in quest-of they knew not precisely what, and trom these vague beginnings there had sprung into exist ence that nomadic population that was PBINCBTON UNION: THTTKSDAY, OCTOBER 26, 1905. once such a feature of the far west, but is now going the way of the In dians and the cowboys. This breathing space in the long jour ney had for them the stimulus of a hol iday making They bought their sides of baccu and their pounds of coffee as merrily as if they were playing a game of forfeits, the women fingering the calico they did not want for the joy of pricing and making shoppers' talk. A red conveyance not unlike a circus wagon halted at some little distance from the trading store, and Mary saw four of her companions of the break fast table heading toward the stage, each with a piece of her precious lug gage Mary Carmichael was precipi tated in a sudden panic. She had heard tales of the pranks of these playful western squiresa little gjjn play to in duce the terrified tenderfoot to put a little more spirit into his highland fling, "by request." She remembered their merrymaking with Simpson at breakfast. What did they intend to do with her belongings? And as she re The cow punchers rawed their sombrero membered the little plaid sewing bag that Aunt Adelaide had made for her surreptitiously drying her tears in the meantimewhen she remembered that bag and the possibility of its being sub mitted to ignominy, she could have cried or done murder, she wasn't sure which Her suspicions were unjust. They stored away the luggage with the deft capacity of men who have re turned to the primitive art of using their hands. She thanked them and climbed beside the driver on the box of the stage. The cow punchers chiv alrously raised their sombreros with a simultaneous spontaneity that suggest ed a flight of rockets. The driver cracked his whip and turned the horses' heads toward the billowing sea of foothills, and the last cable that bound Mary Carmichael to civilization was cut. i CHAPTER III. HE only stage passenger besides Miss Carmichael was a fat lady. From time to time the stage driver invoked his team in cabalistic words, and each time the horses toiled forward with fresh en ergy, but progress became a mockery in that ocean of space. Their driving seemed as futile as the sport of children who crack a whip and play at stage coach with a couple of chairs. The mountains still mocked in the distance. A flat, unbroken sweep of country, a tangle of straggling sagebrush, a glimpse of foothills in the distance was the outlook mile after mile. The day grew pitilessly hot. Clouds of alka line dust swept aimlessly over the des ert or whirled into spirals till lost in space. From horizon to horizon the sky was one cloudless span of blue that paled as it dipped earthward. Mary Carmichael dozed and wakened, but the prospect was always the same the red stage crawling over the wil derness, making no evident progress, and always the sun, the sagebrush and the silence. It was all so overwhelmingly differ ent from the peaceful atmosphere of things at homethe mellow Virginia country, with its winding, red roads, wealth of woodland and its grave old houses that were the more haughtily aloof for the poverty that gnawed at their vitals. This wilderness was so gaunt, so parched she closed her eyes and thought of a bit of landscape at homea young forest of silver beeches growing straight and fine as the threads on a loom, and through the gray perspective of their satin smooth trunks you caught the white gleam of a fairy cascade as it tumbled over the moss grown stones to the brook be low. It was like a bit from a Jap anese garden in its delicate artificial ity. And harder to leave than these cher ished bits of landscape had been the old house Runnymede, that always seemed dozing in the peaceful coma tose of senility. It was beyond the worry of debt the succession of mort gages that sapped its vitality and wrote anxious lines on the faces pf Aunt Adelaide and Aunt Martha was nothing to the old house. Had it not sheltered Carmichaels for over a cen tury? It had faith in the name. But Mary could never remember when the need of money to pay the mortgage had not invaded the gentle routine of their home life. But hardest of all to leave had been Archie, best and most promising of young brothersArchie, who had come out ahead of his class in the high school, all ready to go to the univer sity-the University of Virginia is al- T] ways 4the university"but who, tt had seemed at a certain dark season, must give up this long cherished hope for lack of the wherewithal. Mary, being four years older than her brother and quite twenty, had long felt a ma ternal obligation to administer his af fairs. If he did not go to the univer sity, like his father and grandfather bwfore him, it would be because she had failed in her duty. At this par ticular phase of the domestic problem there had appeared in a certain church ly periodical a carefully worded ad vertisement for a governess, and, the subsequent business of references, sal ary and information to be imparted and received proving eminently satis factory, Mary had finally received a tearful permission from her aunts to depart for some place in Wyoming the name of which was not even to be found on the map. She was to consid er herself quite one of the family, and the compensation was to be $50 a month. Archie would now be able to go to the university. As the day wore on the sagebrush be came scarcer and grayer, there were fewer flowering cacti, and the great white patches of alkali grew more and more frequent. In the distance there was a riot of rainbow tintsviolet, pink and pale orange. It seemed In conceivable that such barrenness could produce such wealth of color. Nothing could have been more beautiful, not even the changing colors on a pigeon's neck, than the coppery iridescence, shading to cobalt and blue on some of the buttes. [TO E CONTINUED.] Pull of Tragic Meaning are these lines from J. H. Simmons of Casey, la. Think what might have resulted from his terrible cough if he had not taken the medicine about which he writes: I had a fearful cough, that disturbed my night's rest. I tried everything, but nothing would relieve it, until I took Dr. King's New Discovery for Consumption, Coughs and Colds, which completely cured me." Instantly relieves and perma nently cures all throat and lung dis eases prevents grip and pneumonia. At C. A. Jack's, druggist: guaranteed 50c and $1.00. Trial bottle free. DIVERS' PARALYSIS. This Disease Affects Its Victims Only Out of Water. "Divers' paralysis," said the second mate, "proves homeopathy to be a fact. Homeopathy says that like cures like. For instance, if you have a fever take something that produces a fever, and you will recover. Well, divers' pa ralysis backs up this claim. "The disease afflicts the pearl divers of Cej Ion and the sponge divers of the Mediterranean. It attacks only the best men, the ones who go down deep est and stay longest, and It is sup posed to be caused by the swift changes from one pressure of water to another that the diver undergoes when he pops up to the surface. "This paralysis makes the divei quite helpless out of water. Yet undei water it disappears altogether. The water causes divers' paralysis. The water in a truly homeopathic manner takes every vestige of the disease awaj\ "To the oyster beds of Ceylon anJ to the sponge fisheries of the Medlter ranean many of the best divers are carried like infants. Hapless as logs, they lie in a row on the decks in the sunshine till their turn comes to de scend. Then In Cejlon the pearl diver is carried to the boat's edge. He sits there, his hands on his knees, as if lost in thought (he is getting his breath), and suddenlypophe rolls awkwardly into the water. And the instant he disappears all his agility returns to him, and as easily as a boy would dive five feet after a white stone he dives over a hundred feet aft er the hidden pearls. "With the paralyzed sponge diver it is the same story. Only, since he holds a heavy stone in his arms to bear him down to the bottom, he must be car ried to the boat's side and dropped over bodily. "These paralytics are like fishawk ward, helpless, flopping hideously about the deck, but the moment you toss them overboard away they dart, quick, graceful, dolphin-like." New York Herald. Coastwise Canals. In these days of canal construction it is well to recall the projects of coast wise canals which have been urged within the last fifty years. The first of these was a canal across the gulf coast of Texas and across southern Louisiana to the Mississippi. This was abandoned on account of the civil war, but the federal government instituted a survey in 1880 and estimated that the cost of a canal from the Mississip pi to the Rio Grande would be about $8,000,000. This canal would open up vast areas not now accessible for pro ductive cultivation, and the scheme is again under consideration. Arguments are also revived for an inland water way along the Virginia and Carolina coast past Cape Hatteras. Mexico will soon complete a coast wise canal between Tampico and Tux pan, which could easily be extended into Vera Cruz on the south and north ward to the Rio Grande. With the Mexican canal connecting with th Texas system it would be possible tc run light draft steamers from Pitts burg nearly to the city of Vera Cru2 and open to commerce the rice, sugai and oil regions of the southwest. Most people when they buy experi ence don't get a bargain.Somerville Journal. 4V.t JSvc-^f~^-V**--'*^-*^*-^ Don't Borrow Trouble. It is a bad habit to borrow any thing, but the worst thing you can possibly borrow, is trouble. When sick, sore, heavy, weary and worn out by the pains and poisons of dys pepsia, biliousness, Bright's disease, and similar internal disorders, don't sit down and brood over your symp toms, butflyfor relief to Electric Bit ters. Here you will find sure and permanent forgetfulness of all your troubles, and your body will not be burdened by a load of debt disease. At C. A. Jack's drug store. Price 50c. Guaranteed. flt ee a i n^ SSwHSFSL*11 6 rT STATEFirst FflSl MINNESOTA, COUNTY OP (First publication Oct. 19.1905 E rO S TA Mule Lacsss Probate Court Special term. October 18th. 1905 In the matter of the estate of Erik Peter Mattson, deceased. On receiving and filing petitiosnfinalOttofohi A Haggberg representing, among other things that he is the administrator of the estate of the .abover decedent, and anthefiled ac estat sai Prayin& ni enamed admi ?iv,thS S^^io i,P. that a time and an a1petition,otheyffulleehtdecretha an S th ******8 said ao^ancfet hot fxLmint^ 4 said account fillneo S^ 8 "S distribution of said estate, and that a further time and place be fixed for the hearing of said tor, together with said matter be thed suretiels ondhis bondt, allowance s"i amoun Ind Itnims ordered, thaal saicdr petition for the ex- a Princeton in said county Vlllal0 heard at th6 probate court office inthecouri IrfiSni^T01 of Mille Lacs,r.on Thursday, the 9th day of No- der,ed, that said petition for ^mber A. 1905, atd 2 o'clock in thetfterneontogethe .otf.SFt*le r administrator saI Sfi,dJ5Cnarge,o 2vu!.sday,' ot November. A with the sureties on hiss bond be heard at the probate court officte court house in the viUage of Princetohnatinthsaid county of Mine ??n da p. 1905, at 2 o'clock in the afternoon of said day, at which time and place said administra tor of said estate will be allowed to make proof that he has complied with said final decree and with all the orders of the court in said matter and an persons interested will be heard for and against said discharge of said administrator, and the sureties on his bond It is further ordered, that notice hereof be given to all parties interested by publishing this order, once in each week, for three succes sive weeks prior to said day above specified for the examination of said final account, in the Princeton Union, a weekly newspaper printed and published at the village of Princeton said county and state. Dated October 18th A. 1905 ,T v. VANALSTEIN, LProbate Court Seal.] Judge of Probate First Publication Oct 12, 1905 OF CJTATE OF MINNESOTA, COUNTY *f Mille Lacs ss. In Probate Court. Special Term, October 11th, 1905 In the matter of the estate of Mary Martha Smith, deceased. Whereas, an instrument in writing, purport ing to be the last will and testament of Mary Martha Smith, deceased, late of said county has been delivered to this court, and Whereas, Moses L. Smith has filed therewith his petition, representing among other things that said Mary Martha Smith died in said county on the 26th day of February, 1905, tes tate, and that said petitioner is not the ex ecutor named in said last will and testament and praying that the said instrument may be admitted to probate, and that letters of ad ministration with the will annexed be to Nor man Smith issued thereon, It is ordered, that the proofs of said instru ment, and the said petition be heard before this court, at the probate office in said county on the 2nd day of November, A 1905. at 2 o'clock the afternoon, when all persons in terested may appear for, or contest the pro bate of said instrument And it is further ordered, that notice of the time and place of said hearing be given to all persons interested, by publishing this order once in each week, for three successive weeks prior to said Say of hearing, in the Princeton union, a weekly newspaper printed and pub lished at Princeton in said county. Dated at Princeton the 11th day of October A D. 1905. By the court, M. VANAXSTEIN, [Probate Seal Judge of Probate. publication Oct 5, 1905 OF MINNESOTA, COUNTY OF Mille Lacsss. In Probate Court. Special Term, October 5th, 1905 In the matter of the estate of Karl Kamtz deceased Letters of administration with the will an nexed on the estate of Karl Kamtz, deceased late of the county of Mille Lacs and State of Minnesota, being granted to Wm KUngbeil of said county. It is ordered, that three months be and the same is hereby allowed from and after the date of this order, in which all persons having claims or demands against the said deceased are required to file the same in the probate court of said county, for examination and al lowance, or be forever barred It is further ordered, that the 5th day of January, 1906, at 10 o'clock A. at a special term of said probate court, to be held at the probate office in the court house in the village of Princeton in said county, be and the same hereby is appointed as the time and place when and where the said probate court will examine and adjust said claims and demands And it is further ordered, that notice of such hearing be given to all creditors and persons interested in said estate by forthwith publish ing this order once in each week for three suc cessive weeks in the Princeton Union a weekly newspaper printed and pubhshed at Princeton in bdid county Dated at Princeton this 5th day of October A D. 1905 By the Court- M. VANALSTFIK, [Probate Seal] of Probate. Public Sale of Absolute Property of the State, Under Chapter 2, General Laws of 1902. Notice is hereby given that on the 10th day of ISovember, 1905. atlO o'clock in the forenoon at the office ol the county auditor in the court house at Pnnceton.Mlnnesoto all tracts or par cels of land sold for taxes in Mille Lacs county to which the state has acauired title, under the provisions of chapter two (2) general laws of Minnesota, 1902 and amendments thereof will be offered at public sale. Every tract or parcel will be sold for cash to the person bidding the highest price offered therefor, which shaU not be less than the amount of taxes, penalties, in terest and costs charged against it Immediate payment to the county treasurer is required The sale will begin at the time and place named above and continue from day to day until every tract er parcel shall have been offered for sale The county auditor of Mille Lacs county is authorized and directed to conduct said sale. A list of said real property is now on file in the offices of the county auditor and State Auditor. Dated St. Paul Minn September 30th. 1905 S G. IVERSON State Auditor. Public Sale of Absolute Property of the State Under Section 1616, Gen eral Statute ninnesota 1894. Notice is hereby given that on the 10th day of November, 1905, at 2 o'clock in the afternoon at the office of the county auditor in the court house at Princeton.Minnesota, all tracts or par cels of land sold for taxes, in Mille Lacs County to which the State has acquired titile under the provisions of section 1616, general statutes of Minnesota 1894, and amendments thereof wiU be offered at public sale. Every tract or" par cel will be sold for cash to the person bidding the highest price offered therefor, which shall not be less than the amount of taxes, penalties interest and costs due thereon, unless such* amount exceeds the actual value of the nrop erty. Immediate payment to the county treasurer is required. The sale will begin at the time and place named above and continue from day to day untU every tract or parcel shaU have been offered for sale. A list of said real property is now on file in the offices of the coun ty auditor and State auditor. This sale wiU be held pursuant to directions from the auditor of State, as provided by law. Dated Princeton, Minn., September 30th. 1905, E. E. WHITNEY r/-w. Auditor Mille Lacs, county. [Official SeaLJ Indigestion, constipation, dyspep sia, kidney and liver disorders and all stomach troubles positively cured by using Hollister's Rocky Mountain Tea. 35 cts, tea or tablets. C.A. Jack.