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Princeton's Baseball Team Staggers
Mora's Picked Players in Sun-
day Afternoon's Game.
Score of Five to Goose Egg Result of
Contest and Hora Aggregation
Is Much Cast Down.
In response to a call to play a
match game with the Mora baseball
team the members of the Princeton
club took Saturday evening's train
and met the Moras upon their own
diamond on Sunday afternoon. Not
withstanding the fact that the Mora
nine was composed of picked men
from nearly every town on the line
from there to Duluth, they met inglo
rious defeat at the hands of the
Princeton boys, the score being 5 to 0.
John File pitched for the Princetons
and demonstrated that he was in
prime condition, playing in a manner
that prevented the Moras from mak
ing a score.
Serenus Skahen caught for the
Princetons in his usual inimitable
manner. He had no passed balls and
permitted no one to steal second base.
By rounding the crowd and catching a
most difficult foul he won the applause
of the audience and surprised all par
ticipants in the game.
"Irish," on third base, also re
ceived merited applause by an expert
catch of a foul off third.
The game was admirably played
throughout by the Princetons, no one
making an error and all giving the
pitcher strong support.
For One Night Under Management of
Shavr-Uallagher Amusement Co.
Before presenting this attraction to
our patrons, we wish to speak a word
relative to the Shaw-Gallagher Co.,
their star, Miss Young, and the pro
duction they offer. The Shaw-Gal
lagher Co. 's 23 years successful ca
tering to the amusement loving pub
lic affords the best possible guarantee
of the coming engagement in this
city of Marie Young in "The Bur
glar and the Waif." It teems with
bubbling comedy and pure heart in
terest bearing the critical and popu
lar approval of all the large cities.
The local managers for this city have
personally investigated the reputation
of the Shaw-Gallagher Co., their star
Miss Young, and the production they
offer. The opinions of the press and
public, over the country, has been so
uniformly favorable that they feel
justified in presenting this attraction
under a posithe guarantee of satis
By this guarantee we mean that we
will be pleased to refund the money
of any dissatisfied patron prior to
the third act of the performance.
Trusting that you will be among the
crowd to feast on the good things
presented we will say, those desiring
to witness a high class production of
a great play will make no mistake in
attending "The Burglar and the
Waif" at Jesmer's opera house on
Friday, Sept. 7th.
Will Break All Records.
That the wheat crop of the present
season will break all previous records
by at least fifteen per cent is the esti
mate made by J. G. Moulson of
Buttalo, N. Y., who has just com
pleted a tour of the western grain
fields of the Dakotas and Minnesota
in the interest of a group of Buffalo
Board of Trade men who are large
dealers in the cereal.
"With the exception of small sec
tions where local storms have done
some damage," said Mr. Moulson,
"the whole country is looking finer
than I have ever seen it in my ten
years of experience in making esti
mates on the grain crop. The straw
is not so long as in years past, but
the heads are better filled and more
plump than in other years. I would
not be surprised to find a yield of fif
teen to twenty per cent on the average
per acre lai^ger than last year, when
there was a very good crop.
"When we come to consider that
there is a very much larger acreage
than last year and the damage so far
has been confined to a few spots that
count for little in the grand total, the
problem of harvesting and hauling
this immense crop is going to be a
difficult one to solve. Labor is scarer
than usual, and although the farmers
are willing to pay more for their help,
they are liable to go short handed for
the reason that the enormous amount
of railway construction under way is
holding the majority of what might be
called the surplus labor and the con
tractors are paying good wages, too.
One source of relief will come from
the southern grain fields, where the
crop will be harvested earlier than
ours, but this supply is liable not to
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be as large as in past years as there
is a good demand for men in the south
and they are not likely to follow the
grain fields north in as large numbers
as formerly.
Another matter which is bound to
cause a great deal of agitation will be
the shortage of cars which no doubt
will be as great or greater than last
year, for although the roads have
added to their equipment they are, in
my opinion, not prepared for the ex
traordinary crop now ready for the
harvester. In addition to the increase
in grain to be hauled, they will have
to contend with the enormous increase
in general traffic which, as the whole
salers right here in Duluth can testify
has been unprecedented in the past
twelve months. A big crop means a
great increase in other lines and it is
the two combined which is liable to
cripple the roads."News Tribune.
eterans Had a Royal Time in Their
Tented City on the Plaza.
The members of Wallace T. Rines
post, No. 142. who attended the na
tional encampment of the G. A. R. in
Minneapolis, were highly pleased
with the accommodations and enter
tainments provided by the various
committees, and say that it was the
best regulated reunion they ever at
tended. They met many of the old
comrades who fought side by side with
them in the civil war and who are now
scattered throughout the country. A
campfire was held every evening and
around it the old war songs were sung
and reminiscences of battle days re
told. The singing at these campfires
was led by Rev. and Mrs. G. E. Lutz
of Austin, Minn. These good people
placed heart and soul in the endeavor
to render pleasant to the old soldiers
of No. 142 the evenings spent at their
tented city on the plaza.
Wallace T. Rines post was the first
organized body of veterans to enter
the city of Minneapolis and its flag
was said to be the handsomest in the
grand parade. This flag was pre
sented to the post by the Ladies Aux
iliary to No. 1, Sons of Veterans.
Post Commander Thos. H. Caley
was ever alert to the needs of the post
and saw that no detail was wanting
which would add to the veterans' com
fort. "Visitors to the camp were re
ceived in royal manner and enter
tained to the best of the post's ability.
Fred Young and wife prepared the
camp meals and W. H. Townsend was
acting commissary sergeant. The
splendid meals served demonstrated
that the caterers were no novices
in the business. The drum corps of
R. E. Jones, with Wm. Lowell as
fifer, enlivened the camp with patri
otic music.
The next encampment of the G. A.
R. will be held in Saratoga in 1907.
ti. A. K. Officers.
The following officers were elected
for the ensuing year by the Grand
Army of the Republic at its annual
meeting in Minneapolis:
Commander-in-chief, R. B. Brown,
Zanesville, Ohio.
Senior Vice Commander, William
H. Armstrong, Indianapolis.
Junior Vice Commander, E. B. Fen
ton. Detroit.
Chaplain in chief, Archbishop John
Ireland, St. Paul.
Surgeon General, W. H. Johnson,
Lincoln, Neb. i
All other officers are staff appoint
ments, and will be announced later
by the new commander-in-chief.
Mr. and Mrs. BC. Allen Visiting Here.
Mr. and Mrs. John H. Allen of Los
Angeles are visiting relatives and
friends in Princeton and vicinity. Mr.
Allen was one of the first white men
to locate in Princeton,we believe he
and A. B. Damon came here in 1854,
and Mrs. Allen came with her peo
ple a few years later. In 1877 Mr.
Allen removed to Alexandria, where
he was register of the land office for a
time, and later went to Fergus Falls
where he resided until a few years
ago, when he took up his abode on
the Pacific slope. Mr. and Mrs. Al
len are enjoying fairly good health
and they say southern California is a
good place for people well along in
years, but as long as life lasts their
old home on the banks of the Rum
will "ne'er forgotten be."
Bugler Coons Goes Fishing.
N. N. Coons, chief bugler for the
department of Illinois, G. A. R., ar
rived in Princeton on Saturday to
visit his old comrade, William Ap
plegate. On Sunday Mr. Coons tried
his skill with the inhabitants of the
River Rum and landed 39 fish,
mostly rock bass,while his compan
ion in the desecration of the Sabbath,
Wm. Applegate, captured but one
skinny chub. The old veteran, who
has attained the age of sixty-six and
is hale and jolly, left for his home in
Sears, 111., on Tuesday. He is a
member of Rock Island post, No. 242.
Term Commences on flonday, Sep-
tember 3rd, With Corps of
Efficient Instructors.
Prof. Austin Calls Meeting of High
School and Grade Teachers for
Saturday, Sept. ist.
The public schools of the district
will open on Monday, Sept. 3, with
the following corps of teachers:
High school: E. Austin, super
intdendent Sarah E. Drake, princi
pal Frances Peterson, English Hugh
Murta, science Ida King, eighth
grade Lillian Luehrs, eighth Mary
Larkin, seventh grade Bertha Sell
horn, sixth grade Hilma Constan
tine, fifth grade: Susie Huff, fourth
grade: Clara Lasher, third grade
Elizabeth Du Rocher, A second.
Whittier building: Elizabeth Thomp
son, third grade Flossie Da?is, sec
ond grade Mary Huse, first grade
Lydia Tompkins, primer grade.
Brickton: Nellie A. Schlenter,inter
mediate Mildred Williams, primary.
Mr. Austin has been at work here
for some weeks perfecting arrange
ments for the ensuing year. The
course of study for the grades has
been carefully worked out, and the
reference and text book libraries have
been arranged and catalogued. Some
improvements have been made about
the buildings, including a new system
of ventilation and reshingling at the
Whittier building, and a thorough
overhauling of the ventilation system
in the main building. This system
has never worked properly, due in a
large measure, no doubt, to the fact
that no steam coil had been located
in the central ventilator shaft in the
attic. This defect has been remedied
and the air ducts conducting fresh air
to the rooms have also been changed,
so that the fresh air may be more
easily heated by being forced to sift
through the steam coils. This work
has been in charge of Mr. Tunsted of
Minneapolis, one of the best known
ventilation experts in the twin cities.
While it is probable that no system of
ventilation other than the fan system
will work in a wholly satisfactory
manner at all times, yet it is needles^
to say that the changes just made will
improve matters greatly.
The main building was steamed up
Wednesday forenoon, and though the
atmosphere was somewhat heavy, a
good current of air was drawn from
each room in the building.
A general teachers' meeting of all
grades and high school teachers has
been called by Supt. Austin for Sat
urday, Sept. 1, at 1:30 p. m., when
plans for the work of the year will be
Miss Lucine McCuaig of Bemidji
entered the hospital on Monday for
surgical treatment of her throat
and nose. She returned to her home
upon the day following the operation.
John Fernell, section foreman at
Zimmerman, on Monday fell from a
coal wagon which he was unloading
and struck his head violently against
a piece of timber, inflicting a severe
scalp wound. He was at oncj taken
to the hospital and the necessary sur
gical treatment given the patient. The
fact that a large portion of the scalp
was stripped from the skull makes the
wound a serious one.
Alfred Moline of Dalbo, who was
admitted to the hospital last week suf
fering from an attack of pleurisy, and
who had several pints of water re
moved from around the lungs, is im
Dwight Rakenbrandt of Mora, who
was on Monday operated upon by Dr.
Cooney for appendicitis, is doing well.
The boy had been ill ten days before
being taken to the hospital.
Mrs. Andrew Nelson of Mora, who
underwent a surgical operation on
Monday last, is satisfactorily con
Artificial Ice Cream.
There is no further need for ice with
which to make the delicious palate
tickler so dear to the youthful heart.
Some wise person has devised a way
to make ice cream without the use of
ice or cream. The principal ingredi
ent is refined cottonseed oil made into
an emulsion in a centrifugal machine
rotating three thousand times per
minute. It is flavored with vanilla,,
glucina and nitrobenzol. This looks
rather like a case for the pure food
law, but as the mixture will probably
be called, for advertising purposes,
"cottonnitrobenzolina," it will not be
affected by the law. Nothing can
take the place of golden grain belt
beer in the home. Order of your near
est dealer or be supplied by Henry
Veidt, Princeton.
Paul Trunk of Baldwin Meets Death in
Peculiar Manner While Bath-
ing in Sandy Lake.
Supposition That Either Sunstroke or
Contact With Ice-Cold Spring
Terminated Existence.
Paul Otto Trunk, aged 16 years,
son of Mr. and Mrs. William Trunk
of the town of Baldwin, was deprived
of life on Sunday afternoon in a most
peculiar manner while swimming in
Sandy lake.
The boy, who was a good swimmer,
with companions, went into the lake
to bathe, while his father, mother and
others of the family sat upon the bank
a short distance away. Suddenly the
boy uttered a cry of agony and dis
appeared from sight. Several per
sons hastened to his assistance, and
within five minutes from the time he
went down he was discovered in about
four feet of water and brought to
shore. All the known methods of re
suscitation were there resorted to and
men worked over the body for a long
time without avail. The conclusion
was eventually arrived at that the
young man was dead before he was
removed from the water.
Being a good swimmer, there is
scarcely a possibility that the boy
was drowned, and the supposition is
that he either died from sunstroke or
from a shock sustained by coming
into contact with an almost ice-cold
spring which bubbles up near the
place where he went under.
He was a bright, industrious boy,
and not alone will his parents miss
him, but the many companions by
whom he was held in high regard.
The funeral services were conducted
by Rev. Father Levings in the Cath
olic church at Princeton on Tuesday
morning and the remains interred in
St. Edward's cemetery.
Was a Veteran of the Civil War and One
of tne Heroes of Antietain.
Thomas Decker Kerrick died at the
home of his daughter, Mrs. Chas.
Busell, in Williston, N. D., on Fri
day, August 10, after an illness of
'over a year.
Mr. Kerrick was born on July 6,
1834, in Stuben count}, New York,
and in 1863 was married to Miss
Augusta Whalon. Seven children
were born of the union, two of whom,
together with his wife, are dead. He
was a veteran of the civil war, and
was wounded in the battle of Antie
tarn^ He settled in Foreston, this
state, in 1885, where he operated a
saw and shingle mill until about four
years ago, when he took up his resi
dence with his daughter, Mrs. Dusell.
in Williston, N. D.
Mr. Kertick was known to many
people in Princeton, where he occa
sionally visited his daughter, Mrs.
Guy Ewing. He was an industrious,
affable old gentlemanone of those
good old patriots who are so fast
passing away.
Inspector Harland Will Ret ominend That
I Be Established.
Rural Route Inspector H. Harland
of Sauk Rapids yesterday made an
examination of the road over which
it was contemplated to operate amend
ed route 3. The esablishment of this
route was suspended in consequence
of a disputed right of way in Baldwin
township and the bad conditon of the
roads. Although the right of way
dispute has not yet been settled and
this condition will necessitate a doub
ling of about two miles of road on the
proposed amended route 3, the inspec
tor will recommend the establishment
of such route. Upon the maintenance
of good roads after the establishment
of this route will depend whether it is
continued or not.
Digest of Immigration Report
The total number of aliens who
passed through the Ellis Island im
migrant station in New York during
the fiscal year ended June 30 was
935,915, an increase of over 100,000 as
compared with 1905. There were 697,-
000 males and 272,000 females. In
cluding those who reached the island
and who were denied admission, over
one million aliens arrived at New
Out of the total only 38.296 were
over 44 years old. Some 100,000 had
been in the United States before. Al
together they brought with them $19,-
000,000. For various causes 7,877
were deported, including 195 crimin
als, 119 insane, and others because
they had various contagious diseases.
Italy led with 254,238 to her credit,
and Russia followed with 163,316
Hungary sent 128,247 Austria, 96,625
Great Britain and Ireland, 71,000
Germany, 30,808, and the Scandina-
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vian countries 33,000. The greater
number remained in New York and
Pennsylvania. Of those who arrived
in the month of June alone, 45,433
gave their destination as New York,
and 15,793 went to Pennsylvania. The
greatest number which went to any
other state in the month of June was
6,531 to Illinois. New Jersey came
next with 5,971.
The efforts made to get immigrants
to go south are not successful to any
great extent. Only seven went to
Arkansas, 63 to Georgia, 24 to Mis
sissippi, 23 to North Carolina, 23 to
South Carolina, 6 to Texas, and so
on to the other southern states. West
Virginia, to which 19 immigrants went
in June, received a larger number
than any other southern state, not ex
cluding Maryland, which received
only 526 of those who landed at New
Special Election Held Tuesday Decides
Question of New Charter.
Very little interest was manifested
in the special election held on Tues
day for the purpose of determining
whether or not the village of Prince
ton should reincorporate under the
provisions of chapter 9 of the revised
The total number of ballots cast
was 62, 58 for reincorporation and 4
against. This means that the old
special-law charter under which the
affairs of the village are now con
ducted will be discarded and a new
charter drawn which will meet the
present-day requirements.
As a progressive move the decision
to reincorporate is a most important
Jury List.
Names of persons drawn to serve
as grand and petit jurors at a general
term of the district court to be held
in the village of Princeton, Mille Lacs
county, Minnesota, for the Seventh
judicial district on the first day of
October, 1906:
William Horstman
W. Hartman
Benjamin Soule
A Bullis
RayWetsel. JohnO Beden
Frank Bemis
Peter Jensen
Christ Gouldberg
J. A Nyquist
Fred A Hedberg
A Lundeen
Charles Carlson
W Waldnoff
E E Price
E Somerville
Oscar Werner
Rena Alberts
Peter Haggberg
W Miller
John Foote
Carl Rick
Perrj Bullis
Robeit Christooherson
S E Tilley
John Folwick
Herman Kuhrke
A Olson
Nels Anderson
Alfred Wass
Harry VaD de Reit
Fred Vedders
John A Overby
Nils Swedin
Sam Benson
Victor Nelson
N Archer
E Broberg
George W Freer
Gilbert Wilkes
Jonas Grant.
do do
do do
Bogus Brook
do do
Isle Harbor
South Harbor
do do
Bogus Biook
do do
do do
East Side
South Harbor
Isle Harbor
An Enjoyable Outing.
Geo. Rice and wife, P. Wikeen and
wife, Louis Larson and wife, and Mr.
and Mrs. F. C. Schulte of Leaven
worth, Kansas, drove to Cove on a
fishing trip on Friday and returned
Monday. The boys say that Mille
Lacs lake is swarming with fish of
every description and that they rav
enously take any sort of bait. But
one slight accident happened on the
trip and that was to Louis Larson,
who slipped from off a boulder upon
which the was standing into eight or
ten feet of water.
A Form er Princeton Boy.
William McCuaig of Bemidji is a
candidate for representative on the
republican ticket from the 61st dis
trict. Mr. McCuaig is a Mille Lacs
county manhe was born and raised
hereand is now one of the leading
business men of Beltrami county's
chief town. Mac is "all wool and a
yard wide," and his many friends
here hope he will win out at the prim
aries and at the November election.
The voters of the 61st district can rest
assured of one thing, whatever Will
McCuaig promises to do he will do.
Notice to Parents.
Parents having children who are to
enter school for the first time should
note that such pupils will be admitted
only during the first two weeks of
school. Entering pupils must be six
years of age on or before Jan. 1st, in
order to be admitted this fall.
Pupils will not be admitted to the
freshman class in the high school af
ter Sept. 10th. It is earnestly hoped
that all pupils will be present on the
opening day.
C. E. Austin, Superintendent.
Council Decides to Replace Engine
and Dynamo With Machines
of Greater Capacity.
Inadequacy of Present Plant to Meet
Requirements of Village Ne-
cessitates This Action.
A special meeting the village coun
cil was held on Monday evening to
receive the report of a committee ap
pointed at the regular meeting,
August 9, to determine the necessity
of purchasing a new engine and
dynamo for the power house.
The committee, which consisted of
Councilmen Caley, Chapman and
Craig, reported that, in accordance
with instructions, the old engine and
dynamo had been examined and
found to be inadequate to meet the
requirements, but that the boiler ca
pacity, as stated by Electrician Bur
bank at the last meeting, was suffi
cient for present needs.
Prices of engines and dynamos were
presented to the council and after due
consideration it was voted to purchase
from R. B. Whitacre & Co, St. Paul,
a Chuse 4-valve, 155 horse-power en
gine, a 90-kilowat Western Electric
Co. generator and a 150 horse-power
Hoppes heater, the whole to cost
$3,385 and to be delivered within 60
days from date of contract.
With the installation of this new
equipment Electrician Burbank will
be in a position to give the village
the very best of service. The council
acted wisely in making the purchase
at this time, for when winter com
mences the demand will be so great
upon the powerhouse plant that the
present machinery would be entirely
inadequate to carry the load.
He is a Candidate for the Republican
Nomination for State Senator.
Mr. John Goss of Anoka, one of the
pioneer farmers and lumbermen of
the Rum river valley and a former
resident of Princeton, has filed for the
republican nomination for senator
from the 45h district. Mr. Goss is well
and favorably known to every old
settler along the Rum river from its
source to its mouth. He has never
sought political preferment heietofore
and it is at the urgent solicitation of
friends in his home town that he has
consented to enter the race for sena
tor. Mr. Goss is president of the
State Bank of Anoka and farms on a
large scale, an'd until recently lum
bered extensively. He is recognized
as one of Anoka's public-spirited citi
zens and is a man of spotless reputa
tion. He has a host of friends through
out the district, and he will prove a
formidable candidate.
Bogan and Koosevelt.
Col. Bogan died the other day in
New York city. He began life, after
leaving the Green Isle, as a roust
about, rose to be stevedore, trucker,
coal merchant was captain in the
civil war and rose to a colonelcy
Tammany sent him to the legislature.
He served three terms. In his last
term a young man, a new member,
was fighting hard for some measure.
The majority, Bogan's side, liked
neither the youngster nor his measure.
Its parliamentarians threw blocks in
his path, plied all their arts to thwart
him. Bogan took an interest in the
contest. Straightforward himself, the
underhanded tricks of his colleagues
disgusted him. Finally, to their sur
prise, Bogan took the floor to assist
the younsgster. His associates tried
to pull him down. One of them said
to him: "That youngster isn't with
us. He's a republican from the silk
stocking district." I don't care who
he is or where he is from. He's a
fighter, and he's right and I am with
him," roared Bogan. The young as
semblyman is now president of the
United States. A friendship began
then that ends now only in Bogan's
death. Pity there are not more
Bogans in lesgislatures.Dispatch.
Peaches $2.00 per bushel, (equal to
about three ordinary half bushel
crates). We are taking orders now
for choice yellow freestone peaches
direct from the orchard. No commis
sion house peach. These were bought
by us from the owner of the orchard.
Have orders now for nearly the car
load which will arrive about Sept. 10.
Get your order in early. No money
required until gou yet the peaches.
Patterson Grocery Co.
Lawn Festival at Glendorado.
A lawn festival will be held at the
residence of S. Kittilson in Glendo
rado next Sunday afternoon for the
benefit of the Norwegian Lutheran
church. A pleasant time is antici
pated. A cordial invitation is ex
tended to all to participate and help a
worthy cause.

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