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George I Staples is the only person who Is
authorized to collect money due this office In
every case the party paying money is entitled
to and should insist upon receiving a printed
receipt DTTNN. Publisher
Nelson's photos please the people.
Mille Lacs County Fair Sept. 13,
1-4 and 15.
Good cheap lots for sale in Prince
ton. M. S. Rutherford.
Mrs. Otto Walters returned on Tues
day from a visit to her parents in St.
Sid Cravens, Dick Chapman and
Fred Burrell were in Elk River on
Mrs. Ponton of Miltonvale, Kan
sas, is visiting her sister, Mrs. Bul
leigh, and other relatives.
The official report of the proceed
ings of the Mille Lacs county commis
sioners appears in this number of the
Mrs. Guy Ewing returned on Tues
day evening from Williston, N. D.,
where her father, T. D. Kerrick, re
Miss Elizabeth Sadley, who spent
her vacation at her home in Prince
ton, left yesterday for Crookston,
where she will teach school.
Abe Weinberg, the potato king,
came up from Galesburg on Tuesday
evening to investigate the murphy
crop and prepare for buying stock.
Miss Annie Caspar of Berlin, Ger
many, is the guest of Mr. and Mrs.
Al. Munz. Miss Caspar will leave
for home on or about the 10th of
The Princeton Baseball club will
play the Elk River team upon the lat
ter's diamond on Saturday next and
on Sunday the Elk Rivers will play
the Princetons here.
The yield of wheat on Henry
Schmidt's farm averaged 24 bushels
to the acre. A good crop of almost
any sort can be grown on the soil in
this vicinity if the land is properly
Nelson, the expert photographer of
Anoka, attends his branch studio at
Princeton the first and third Saturday
of each and every month. Please bear
this in mind when you wish to have
any photographic work done. tf
Mr. and Mrs. Robt. Crabb of
Depere Wis., and Mesdames Geo.
Crabb and Jennie Turriff of Law
rence, Wis who were last week visit
ing Mr and Mrs. S. A. Cravens and
other relatives in Princeton, returned
to their homes on Saturday
Our Delicious Beverages-
are made to suit the most particular and exacting soda drinkers.
We are particular ourselves and all drinks are prepared here as
carefully as if we were to drink them all. We make every effort
to serve pure beverages and know it is impossible to dispense
purer sodas than we draw from our new "Innovation" fountain.
It is a sanitary apparatus and it keeps both syrups and carbonated
water from impurities.
All sodas are served in clean,
bright glasses Here and you
will be served promptly by an
Ice Cream in all Styles.
This year's fair of the Mille Lacs
County Agricultural association will
be held on September 13, 14 and 15 at
Princeton, and the liberal premiums
which will be offered should be suffi
cient to attract a large number of ex
hibitors. The premium list will
shortly be issued.
While Glen Ferrell was climbing
around on a lot of old boards at Mrs.
Sadley's last week he ran a rusty nail
into one of his feet. Immediately
thereupon he made a jump and
alighted upon two similar nails with
the other foot. Both feet were badly
lacerated and the boy was for several
days laid up from the effects.
Father Levings left on Tuesday for
St. John's university, Collegeville, to
attend the spiritual retreat for the
clergy of the diocese of St. Cloud.
In consequence, however, of the
sudden illness of the divine whose
duty it was to preside over the re
treat, it was abandoned and Father
Levings returned home last evening.
Tickets for the Minnesota state fair
will be on sale from September 1 to 8
inclusive, with a time limit to Sept. 10.
The fare will be one fare plus 50 cents
for the round tripor $2.30 from
Princetonincluding admission to the
fair grounds. Children half fare.
For further particulars apply to Geo.
E. Rice, Great Northern Railroad
C. A. JACK
Enstrom's photosthey satisfy.
Miss Lizzie Carmody is seriously ill.
Go to the Home Drug Store for your
soda water and ice cream.
Two dances at Elk Lake park
August 31 and September 3.
Miss Alta Jaax returned on Satur
day for a month's visit in Minneapo
$100,000 to loan on improved farms.
Loans promptly closed.
Robt. H. King.
New ads in this issue: Banner Cash
Store, Evens Hardware Co., L. Fryh
J. J. Jones of Clay Center, Neb.,
is here on a visit to his brother, R.
Capt. N. Small returned on Tues
day evening from an extended visit
in Zumbra Falls.
Mr. Grant will set his merry-go
round and graphophone agoing at
Central park on Sunday.
Miss Alice Bushnell of Waitsfield,
Vt., was a visitor at the home of Rev.
and Mrs. Henderson Monday and
Frank Shrewsbury, dairy inspector,
was here on Tuesday evening and left
on Wednesday for Glendorado and
C. A. Jack left on Tuesday for
Northfield to attend the wedding of
his sister, Miss Maud Jack, upon the
Malcolm McKinnon and Miss Pearl
Whitney, both of Princeton, were mar
ried by Rev. C. W. Stark at St.
Cloud on August 8.
F. C. Schulte and wife, who have
been visiting Mr. and Mrs. Louis
Larson, returned on Tuesday to their
home in Leavenworth, Kansas.
Mr. and Mrs. Harold Mudgett and
family, Mr. and Mrs. L. S. Briggs
and family, Miss Ruth Avery and the
Misses Gall spent Tuesday at Specta
Just compare Nelson's photos with
other pictures you see in this or any
other town and you will notice a dif
ference in favor of Nelson's photos
avery time. 24-tf
Frank Burbank went to Minneapolis
yesterday morning to meet his wife
and family, who have been visiting in
Red Wing and other places for several
weeks. Frank will accompany them
Jas. H. Murphy returned on Tues
day to his home in Monroe, Wis., af
tei a very pleasant visit with his un
cle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs Henry
Murphy. The latter accompanied his
nephew as far as Minneapolis.
Misses Emily and Alice Gall of
Chicago are passing a week at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Mud
gett. They will return to Chicago on
Saturday. This is the young ladies'
first visit to Minnesota and they are
greatly enjoying themselves.
Mr. and Mrs. J. N. Bidwell are
here from Birmingham, Ala., on a
short visit to friends. Mr. and Mrs.
Bidwell resided at Spencer Brook
for many years and made their home
in Princeton for a time before they
moved to the south eight years ago.
Their many friends here were glad to
The congregation of the German
Lutheran church will hold a mission
festival in Holthus' grove on Sunday
next should the weather be propitious.
In the event of rain the festival will
be held in the church. Services at
103:0 a. m. and 2:30 p. m. Rev. R.
Kohlrusch of Howard Lake will
preach both morning and afternoon.
E. Grant entertained a big crowd
at his pretty summer resort in Cen
tral park, Sandy lake, on Sunday.
A merry-go-round was the principal
attraction. Next Sunday this ma
chine will again be in operation.
First-class boats for rowing or fish
ing, soft drinks, cigars, etc., may be
obtained at all times. There is al
ways a breeze at Sandy lake no mat
ter how hot the day in town. For a
hot-weather trysting place Central
park cannot be surpassed.
THE PBINGJETON TJXION: THURSDAY, AUGUST 23, 1906.
W. H. Ferrell was in Anoka on
Lunch served at all hours of the
day at Shepard's.
Improved farms wanted. M. S.
Mrs. John Hatch returned on Mon
day from a visit to friends in the twin
For SaleFour fresh milk cows.
Apply to August Thoma, Route 2,
Mr. and Mr. R. W. Freer returned
on Monday from the G. A. R. en
campment in Minneapolis
Mankato Commercial College
teaches Gregg shorthand. It is the
system for you. Write for catalogue.
It is too hot to bake. Go to Shep
ard's bakery and get fresh buns,
rolls, pies, cookies, cake and dough
A deal is pending by which Louis
Horstman expects to dispose of his
barber business to Mr. Kirkmeyer of
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Peterson drove
to Elk River on Sunday to visit their
son, Oscar. Miss Agnes Peterson ac
Mrs. E. M. Chapman arrived home
on Monday from Minneapolis, where
she had been visiting friends and at
tending the encampment.
Mr. and Mrs. A. D. Jesmer left for
Foreston yesterday, where they will
visit for a few days before returning
to their home in Park Rapids.
Dr. Armitage went to Le Sueur on
Sunday to bring back his wife and
daughter, who were visiting relatives
there. Chas. Dickey accompanied
Mrs. J. D. Jones and daughter
Mabel of Mayville, N. Y., are the
guests of Mr. and Mrs. A. Bryson.
They will return home on Thursday
of next week.
Ralph Pierson avrived here on
Tuesday from San Pedro, California,
and will remain indefinitely. Prince
ton possesses more charms for Ralph
Farmers' If you are interested in
protecting your life and buildings
from lightning, write to J. A. Wetter
Princeton, Route 5, for book on cop
per cable lightning rods, free. 32-tf
Hon. and Mrs. F. G. Clark of Cedar
Rapids, Iowa, were the guests of Rev.
and Mrs. J. R. Henderson from
Thursday to Monday. Mrs. Hender
son is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Fred Ahlers of Blakeley, Minn.,
and Mrs. Notter and son of Pennsyl
vania were the guests of Mr. and Mrs.
E. B. Anderson on Saturday. They
are an uncle, aunt and cousin of Mrs.
Mrs. Mary A. Johnson of Westfield,
N. and Mrs. J. C. Seawright of
Garden City, Minn., returned this
morning to their homes after a few
days visit with Mr. and Mrs. A. Bry
son and family.
Mr. and Mrs. Welles of Corning,
N. Y., came in on the afternoon train
last Friday and remained over night.
Mrs. Willes is a daughter of the late
John Parker, a former well known
resident of this place.
A. W. Woodcock went to the twin
cities on Tuesday in the interest of
his brick business. The demand for
the grade of brick made at Mr. Wood
cock's yards has been greater this
year than ever before known.
C. Goldberg of Bogus Brook on
Monday brought to tne i on office
a bundle of cornstalks which meas
ured twelve feet in length Mr. Gold
berg obtained the seed for this corn
from Wisconsin and planted it in June
Mr. Pratt's gasoline launch, which
plies the waters of Elk lake, has been
christened with due ceremony and the
name selected for the staunch little
craft is "Aurora," which ghe now
carries on a silk pennant above her
bowsprit. This name was given her
in honor of Mrs. Jas. Pratt's home
It pleases us to observe that the
Union's suggestion in regard to
the felling of giant weeds has been
generally adopted. The ax and cross
cut saw have been brought into requi
sition and the village looks neater
therefor. There are still, however,
some weed plantations which need at
tention, and the sooner they receive it
the better. A state law exists which
provides a penalty for permitting
rank vegetation to luxuriate by the
Mr. and Mrs. Evers of Spokane
are visiting relatives and friends in
Princeton and Spencer Brook. Mr.
Evers served in the Michigan cavalry
during the war, and he met many of
his old comrades at the encampment
in Minneapolis. Mr. Evers and fam
ily formerly resided in Spencer Brook
where they were highly regarded by
their neighbors. Father time has
dealt gently with both Mr. and Mrs.
Evers as they are about as young
looking as when they left for the west
sixteen years ago. -1
W. A. Wallace of Cove was in
Princeton on Monday.
Full cream cheese, always the same,
and certainly fine. Ludden's store.
F. C. Foltz shipped a carload of
fine beef stock to South St. Paul on
Bill Neely and Pete Johnson were
among the downriver passengers on
Misses Blanche and Rita Byers on
Wednesday went to Minneapolis,
where they will pass a week with
Miss Hazel Jaax is visiting friends
in Minneapolis and Forest Lake.
She left on Monday and will be gone
about a week.
Clifford and Ella Cotten left on
Sunday for a fortnight's visit with
relatives in St. Cloud, Forest City
Mrs. W. Witham of Park Rapids is
visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Wm. King, in Spencer Brook and rel
atives in Princeton.
Mrs. Wm. McCuaig, who has been
visiting relatives in Princeton and
Milaca for some time, left here on
Tuesday for her home.
Mr. and Mrs. Ed Claggett and
daughter, Edna, came up from St.
Paul on Saturday, Ed on a business
trip and Mrs. Claggett to visit Mrs. E.
Miss O'Reilly, stenographer at the
Bank of Princeton, is passing her va
cation with friends in Duluth and
Minneapolis. *She will resume her
duties on or about September 1.
Cravens, Soule & Burrell have re
ceived the contract to construct ditches
number 3, 4 and 8 in Sherburne coun
ty. Their bids were accepted by the
county commissioners on Monday.
The Mille Lacs County Agricultural
association respectfully requests
farmers to reserve their best exhibits
for the county fairto give this expo
sition the preference over the state
Mrs. Robbins and daughter, Pearl,
of Grundy Center, Iowa, and Mr. and
Mrs. William Taylor of Mound City,
Missouri, are guests at the residence
of Mr. and Mrs. S. Winsor and family
In Carlson's new hall at Long Sid
ing another of the summer series of
dances will be given on Saturday
evening. Upon this occasion an or
gan will be given away. Good music
Your attention is called to the ad
of L. Fryhling on page 8. For two
jveeks a cut-price inventory sale will
be held in Mr. Fryhling's store and
an effort made by him to dispose of
all clothing in stock.
A farewell party will be given at
Mr. and Mrs. Ludden's residence this
evening in honor of Mrs. A. A. Love
and daughters, Myrtle and Jessie,
who expect to leave for their home in
Huntsville, Ala., tomorrow.
Charley Allen spent a couple of
days visiting relatives here last week.
Charley is another old Princeton boy
who is forging to the front. He is
doing a prosperous mercantile busi
ness at Blackduck in Beltrami county.
L. S. Carney and son, George, of
Wayland, Mich., were the guests of
Dr. and Mrs. H. C. Cooney and Miss
Leila Spaulding from Friday to Mon
day. On Sunday the visitors were
taken on a trip to Elk Lake park.
Mr. Carney and son left on Monday
for South Dakota, where the former
has property interests.
Two dances will be given at Elk
Lake park, one on the evening of
August 31 and the other on Labor
day, Sept. 3. Upon the latter date
dancing will be free from 2 to 9 p. m.
Anderson's orchestra will provide the
music upon both occasions and ice
cream, soft drinks and cigars will be
on sale. In consequence of the de
lightful location of the grounds and
the splendid accommodations obtain
able the dances at Elk Lake park
have become very popular.
Hon. L. S. St. John of Granger,
Fillmore county, is visiting his
brother-in-law, Mr. Ed Evens. Mr.
St. John is a substantial farmer and
was a member of the legislature of
1897. He is a veteran of the civil war
and attended the Minneapolis encamp
ment. He thinks Princeton is a pleas
ant and flourishing town that will
compare favorably with any place of
its size in southern Minnesota. Mr
St. John is accompanied by his two
daughters, Lillian and Alvie, and
Miss Laura Williams of Cresco, Iowa
Rev. and Mrs. J. S. Staples arrived
from Elk River last evening and will
remain until Saturday, when they will
return to Elk River and attend a fam
ily reunion. On Monday morning
they will leave for their home in Ge
neva, Nebraska. They speak highly
of the G. A. R. encampment at Min
neapolis, where both passed last week.
Rev. Staples is chaplain of the
G. A. R. for the department of
Nebraska while his good wife is chap
lain of the W. R. C. for the same
state. The Union wishes them many
more years of usefulness in their
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Odd Fellows' Block, Princeton, Minn.
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