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THE CARNIVAL IS ON Princeton Transformed Into Tented City With Flags and Bunting Floating in the Breeze. Crowds of People Move From Show to Show Following in Wake of the Big Bra*ss Band. The carnival is on and Princeton is this week in full holiday attireflags waving, bands playing, whistles blow ing, whirligigs whirling and crowds of people going from tent to tent to view the wonders therein contained. Danville & Kasper's combination of attractions arrived on Monday morning in three coaches and the pitching of tents and other prepara tions for the carnival were immediately begun. It was not until Tuesday evening, however, that the whole of the shows were in full operation. The time for the entertainments is so ar ranged that it does not coniflct with one another. Thus you may start at one end of town and take in every show in succession, leaving one just as the next one opens for its perform ance. A brass band which, by the way, is a very good one, leads the crowd from one tent to the other. The tents are located upon the prin cipal business streets of the village and present a unique appearance. Then there is the merry-go-round and Ferris wheel, the greatest attractions for the little ones. To describe in detail the various at tractions would consume too much space, thus we give a mere synopsis of the principal features of the car nival. The Roman hippodrome, located near the Riverside hotel, is particu larly worthy of mention. There you see the famous Ortaney family, con sisting of ten persons, formerly with Ringling Bros.' circus. Every mem ber is an acrobat of remarkable skill, and many of the contortion acts per formed by this family approach the marvelous. Prof. Crack, in his great specialty acts, is also with this show, and not the least interesting is the these trick dogs seem to possess al most human intelligence. The Ro man hippodrome will well repay those who visit it. The Georgia minstrel show is an other entertainment worthy of a visit. There you can enjoy the plantation songs of the old-time southern darkies and hear the banjoes ringing "In de Mawnin' by de Moonlight." This troupe of colored people have more than ordinary melodious voices, well blended. A vaudeville show by Howard & Hanson is up-to-date and has many attractive features, not the least being the skillful juggling therein presented. The palace of electricity must not be passed by without mention. In this tent one of the finest kinetoscopes of the day presents moving pictures which are truly life like. The show also carries other specialties. Next in order is the London ghost show. This possesses illusionary features which are particularly amus ing to the little ones. Spooks of va rious sorts are here portrayed and the transformation scenes are mag nificent. In addition to the above many little booths are scattered about town, in cluding those of fortune tellers, lem onade venders, photographers and a shooting gallery. J. F. Thoma is exhibiting his cow with the crumpled hoofs, one of the greatest freaks na ture has ever produced. The horns of this cow protrude from the feet in stead of the head. The animal ap pears to be in perfect health and gives a copious supply of milk. Whether the carnival will prove of material benefit to the fire department remains to be seen, but from the large number of people attending the vari ous places of amusement it seems to us that the percentage should amount to a considerable sum. Last night there was a large crowd in town and the excitement was grow ing in intensity. Everything will be going, going, going tonight and the atmosphere will be filled with miscellaneous noises. Carnival ISotes. Many a man came to town merely to drink in the music and the atmos phere. There was an exceptionally large throng on the streets last night and every show was filled to overflowing. Lewis Robideau received the contract for hauling the Carnival company's paraphernalia from and to the depot. Thomas H. Caley made some re markably fine throws with the cane rings, carrying off something like a Al dozen "silver "-headed sticks, Munz was practicing also. The knocker is greatly in evidence. He is knocking with a mallet on the pin which tests his muscular possi bilities. Elmer Chapman tried the Ferris wheel but was compelled to have the machine stopped in consequence of seasickness. Lewis Robideau took a day off to show his family of eight the sights. Lewis had seen the shows before so he waited for his family on the out side of the tents! Roman Szymanski tried to flip the rubber ball in the Roman hippodrome, but the ball flipped Szymanski. It worked on an altogether different plan from the base ball. The fortune-tellers are doing a rush ing business. Love-sick swains and demure maidens with heartaches are seeking consolation at the hands of the palmists. Even that staid old citizen,^Dennis Kaliher, had his for tune told just for fun, and Mike Mahoney anticipated following suit, but was afraid to pass the red-headed girl at the entrance. It's too bad that Mike still clings to those superstitions of his boyhood days. CHILD DROWNS IN CISTERN. Infant Son of Mr. and Mrs. David Johnson Falls Through Trap Door. James W., the ten-months-old son of Mr. and Mrs. David Johnson, met death from drowning in a cistern on Monday afternoon at about 2 o'clock. Mr. and Mrs. Johnson live on the Henry Applegate farm in the town of Princteon. Beneath the kitchen of the Johnson residence is located a cistern, and whensoever water from this cistern is needed it is obtained through a trap door in the floor. It appears that Mrs. Johnson had drawn a pail of water from the cistern and stepped outside the kitchen door, leaving the trap open. She heard a splash and hastily returned to find that the baby had crawled to the cistern and fallen in. The opening in the cistern was not of sufficient dimensions to permit of Mrs. Johnson's descent. Frightened and bewildered by the discovery she hurried to the farm of Jonas Hill, a quarter of a mile dis tant, where her husband was working, and together they returned to find that the child was dead. There was about eight feet of water in the cistern. The funeral was held from the fam ily residence at 2:30 on Tuesday af ternoon and the remains were in terred in Oak Knoll cemetery. The services were conducted by Rev. J. W. Heard. Ii. N. Grow's Mouse Burns The residence of L. N. Grow and its contents were burned on Friday morn ing at about 2:30 o'clock. Mr. Grow was the only one of the family at home when the fire was discovered and was sleeping downstairs. He re turned from the lake at about mid night, cooked himself supper and re tired to bed. At the time mentioned he was awakened by the explosion of shells which were on a stand in the next room, and he then disco\ered that the house was on fire. The fire department was summoned, but when it reached the scene the flames had attained such headway that it was impossible to subdue them. At 6:30 o'clock another alarm was turned in from the same place. This fire originated from a few smoldering embers which had been fanned into flame by the wind and was quickly extinguished. It is supposed that the fire origi nated from a defective chimney. An insurance of $1,400 was carried on the house and $300 on the furni ture. The value of the house was over $3,000 and the furniture $1,000. At Elk Lake Park. The week has been a lively one at the lake, many people from various places taking advantage of the fine weather to enjoy outdoor life. Fishing has been good and many fine strings have been brought in, twin city people making the biggest catches. Since his last perilous ad venture Mr. Pratt could not be in duced to cast a linehe has hugged the shore pretty closely. The Sadleys and the Grows have returned from their camping sojourn, but many other people have put in their appearance at the park. Until the snow flies Mr. Pratt's garden spot will be a favorite place for pleasure seekers. Twenty to One. "His wife writes from a summer resort, ,that she has seen the great sea serpent." "That's nothing. Ever since she and her mother left he has been seeing twenty snakes to their one. "Atlanta Constitution. CLASS OFFORTY-FIVE Children at St. Edwards Church on Sunday Morning Partake of Their First Communion. Musical Program Especially Prepared by Mrs. Cooney Rendered in Excellent Manner. A class of forty-five children par took of first communion at St. Ed wards Catholic church on Sunday morning at 10:30, and so great was the throng of people who attended the ceremonies that the seating capacity of the church was inadequate to ac commodate them. The aisles were filled with persons standing and up wards of fifty were unable to gain ad mission to the sacred edifice. This was by far the largest class which has ever taken first communion at St. Edwards and is a high testimo nial to the progressiveness of Rev. Father Levings, who, by his earnest endeavors and kindly nature, has suc ceeded in increasing the church's con gregation from a mere handful, figur atively speaking, to a number where the building is of insufficient size to accommodate the worshipers. Rev. Father Levings' Sunday ad dress was directed particularly to the young peopleadvising them of their duties to the church, their fellow be ings and themselves. It was a mas terful address highly appreciated by young and old. A specially prepaied musical pro gram was presented in connection with the ceremonies consisting of vocal solos by Mrs. H. C. Cooney, Miss Lizzie Nachbar and Grover Urn behocker and a duet by Serenus Skahen and Miss Lizzie Nachbar. The numbers were impressh and ex cellently rendered. Mrs. H. C. Cooney presided at the organ and also pre pared the program for the musical exercises. The altar of St. Edwards was very prettily decorated with flowers and vines. LAMAJR-ORTON. Harry Luniar Will on Saturday Wed Miss Nornia I Trton Miss Norilla L. Orton, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Nathan G. Orton of Greenbush will on Saturday next, August 31, be married to Harry Lamar of Minneapolis. The ceremony will take place at the residence of the bride's parents and will be conducted by Rev. J. W. Heard of the Princeton Methodist church. Mr. and Mrs. Lamar will make their home in Portland, Oregon. The bride is an accomplished young lady possessing a large number of friends who will be sorry to see her depart from among them, and the groom is a progressive young busi ness man who will doubtless succeed in life. Mr. and Mrs. Lamar have the Union's congratulations in advance. Old Settlers of Isanti County. Hon. Daniel Anderson of Cam bridge is interesting himself in the organization of an Old Settlers' As sociation for Isanti county. Mr. An derson urges all the early settlers of the county to get together at the county fair and talk over old times. "Let us meet for a hearty hand shake," he says, "and let us bear in mind that formality and style may seek their exponents in other circles we claim that candor and sincerity were characteristics of pioneer days, and it will become us to stand for them now." Mr. Anderson's suggestion is a good one and if it is acted upon the pioneers of our sister county will have an enjoyable time. Spencer Brook and Wyanett should furnish a large contingent for many of the first white settlers located in those towns. Self Control. There are times in every ones life when one feels that ones self control is slipping away in the most humiliat ing manner. Some say a cure for nervousness is to hold a long deep breath while counting ten. As a pre ventive a glass of golden grain belt beer at bed time will induce refresh ing sleep and rest the tired nerves. If you are a sufferer, try it. Order of your nearest dealer or be supplied by Sjoblom Bros., wholesale dealers, Princeton. West Branch Bridge. John Dalchow, L. S. Libby, O. H. Uglem and C. E. Erickson on Tues day examined the new bridge across the West Branch of the Rum river near Long Siding and accepted the same. The town board, consisting of M. A. Carlson, G. W. Harter and J. F. Bockoven were also on the examin ing committee and were fully satisfied with the structure. PRINCETON, MILLE LACS COUNTY, MINNESOTA, THURSDAY, AUGUST 29, 1907. THOSE WHO PASSED List of Pupils Who Won Distinction in the Examinations Held on July 29, 30 and 31. Princeton District /lakes First-Class i Showing and Twenty are En- titled to Certificates. County Superintendent Guy Ewing has received from the state board of public instruction a list of those who passed the examinations of July 29, 30 and 31 for teachers' certificates. The showing is an exceptionally good one and comprises the following names* SpecialJ. C. Davis, B. T. Fisk. First GradeMary C. Larkin, Clara Wold, Princeton Svea Herou, Charles Amos Heilig, Milaca Charles L. Freer, Cove William Finnegan, For eston. Second GradeBeth C. Martin, Agatha H. Parks, Kathryn Wold, Flossie B. Davis, Ruby A. Win sor, Grace Edna Sadley, Amelia Radeke, Percy D. Pringle, Bell Or ton, Henrietta Freer,MaymeE. Dwyer, Blanche Douglas, Princeton Carrie L. Parsley, Nellie Hamer, Maude R. Calden, Milaca Lavine Barber, Gar rison Margaret E. Cocoran, Fores top: Glenn M. Oliver, Emmaroy Ber gendahl, Vineland Martha E. Muel ler, Mary M. Hiller, St. Francis. Third GradePauline Trunk, Mary O. Brown, Arabelle Grant, Stella Douglas, Ada Jaenicke, Eleanor Bauer, Princeton. Sain Miller's Descension. $ A. Miller received a shaking up last week by the tipping of a plank upon which he was standing at the new building of Dr. Armitage. Sam dropped about ten feet before he struck sand, but he did not stop there. He coptinued on down until the sand was up to his waist. It was a frightful shpek to Sam's nerves and conscience. On the downward course all the evil things he had ever committed or said flashed through his mind and he feared he was on his way to the place where penalties for wickedness are paioV^"" Odin cmorg-ed, hovver xaofc much the worse for his descent, and after a draught of icewater, resumed his work at the wheelbarrow. Mate News. The state sanatorium at Walker will probably open about October 1 with a capacity of 60 or 70 patients. All the internes at St. Joseph's hos pital, St. Paul, resigned their posi tions last week and walked out of the institution in a body, because of dis satisfaction with the treatment they have received there. So far this year the immigration into the United States through the port of Duluth has been over 100 per cent greater than for the three or four preceding years, according to the records at the office of William H. Dean, United States immigration in spector, stationed at Duluth. A. D. Wilson, for some years con nected with the state experiment sta tion at St. Anthony park, succeeds O. C. Gregg of Lynd as superintendent of state farmers' institutes. The board of administration decided to select Mr. Wilson as a young and progres sive crop expert capable of putting new life into the institute movement. Capt. Ira Coburn of Duluth has been appointed deputy collector of internal revenue, and has been as signed to special duty in the twin cities. Mr. Coburn is a union veteran and an old resident of Duluth, where he has been master of lake vessels. He became eligible for appointment as the result of a civil service exam ination which he passed last Septem ber. His salary will be $1,000 a year. James Chatten, the negro accused of stealing thousands of feet of gas from the Minneaoplis Gas Light com pany by tapping a main and supply ing unlimited heat and fuel to guests in his lodging house in the old county jail, Eighth avenue S and Fifth street, has slipped through the fingers of the police and may never appear for trial. He deposited a cash bail of $50 for his appearance, but he was not subjected to surveillance by the police. Three Ages of Girlhood. The three ages of girlhood were illustrated in Stuyvesant square the other day by a trio of demure maidens who walked abreast around the pretty little park, where all the children of the neighborhood play. The first, a girl of about ten, pushed a gocart in which sat a two-year-old baby. The second, a child of seven, wheeled a doll carriage in which lay a huge doll. The third, a tot of four, pro pelled a diminutive cart from which a huge Teddy bear smiled blandly. New York Press. No Awakening In Princeton. Preston has gradually awakened to the necessity of improving the roads leading into town and some very good work has been done of late.Pres ton Times. $- Frank's Opinion Differs From John's. Hearst has become a powerful fac tor in American politics because he has been a consistent champion of the rights of the plain people.Mar tin County Sentinel Why They Want It. A number of Minnesota towns are aspiring to become the home of the new state training school for girls, and some of them have plenty of raw material for such a school, too.Or tonville Herald-Star. $- $ Of Course They Can. The principal sufferers from the telegraphers' strike have been the speculators of Wall street and the chambers of commerce in the big cities. They can stand it.Sauk Rapids Sentinel Free-Press. An Era of Graft. The Owatonna Journal is clamoring for the supervision of milk. If we keep on multiplying these supervisors there will be an era of graft in Min nesota which will cause the San Fran cisco variety to pale into insignifi cance.West St. Paul Times. $- $- .J. Will Get His Neck Broken. The professional strike breaker will get his neck broken some of these hot days. This is what they call a middle man. This class of individuals have made fortunes from strike breaking while the poor striker loses his job. Lake Crystal Union. Democratic Nonpartisauship. Do you ever hear a democratic pol itician or see a democratic newspaper in these days advocating nonparti sanship for the purpose of defeating a democrat? Oh, no that cry is only for the influence of republicans to vote against eaofa other.riu Eartb Post. Will Live to Rejoice. Immigrants, who used to spin through Minnesota to the greatly magnified Canadian territory, are becoming more reserved and stop in this country long enough to take ob servations. The result is, the ma jority never get beyond the confines of our great state, and they will live to rejoice because they stopped in their mad rush over some of the best soil in the country.Pine Knot. A Strong Team An eminent divine says: "What would you think of a man who tried to haul a load with a team composed of a mule, a billy goat, a bumble bee and a skunk? That's the kind of a team every pastor has to get along with in his church. Every church con tains a kicker, a butter, a stinger and a stinker. The pastor may be able to get his load to heaven, but he will never get his team in."Bemidji Sen tinel. Not Our J. Adam. When Adam awoke just at dusk and saw his third rib standing before him in the shape of a beautiful female the very one of his dreamsattired, not in choice raiment, but wearing a smile and a fig leaf, he did not get fresh and say "Good morning, Carry'." He just bowed very polite like and said "Good Eve, will you be my wife"' She said, "Don't care A-dam." So trouble began right then and there and has kept up ever since.Clipping. Union-Made Overalls. Looking over the columns of our ex cellent contemporary, "Bob" Dunn's Princeton Union, we have with great pleasure noted there an adver tisement of a local merchantP. L. Roadstrom by name-in which is an nounced the sale by that gentleman of union-made overalls. The announce ment is accompanied by the words: "Equity Men, Attention!" This is a mighty gratifying circumstance. It shows that out-of-town merchants and their farmer patrons are waking up. We take off our hat to the American Society of Equity, to Mr. Roadstrom and the esteemed editor and publisher of the Princeton Union. They are pioneers in a movement which we hope and believe is destined to effect an industrial revolution and in time to bring the farmer, the legitimate merchant and the worker to their own. St. Paul Union Advocate. VOLUME XXXI. NO. 36 WEST BRANCH PICNIC More Than Thousand People Assemble and Enjoy Annual Outing of Creamery Association. Dairy Commissioner E. K. Slater and Prof. T. L. Haecker Deliver Instructive Addresses. Sunday was an ideal day for the West Branch Creamery picnic and a more picturesque spot than Uglem's grove could not have been selected for the holding of the same. People commenced to arrive at the grove early in the forenoon and by 1 p. m. at least 1,000 had assembled on the grounds. The Milaca band furnished excellent music throughout the day. The ladies served a splendid dinner to the invited gueststhe table fairly groaned under its load of appetizing edibles. The refreshment stand did a rushing business all day and before the shades of evening fell was com pletely "cleaned out." Dairy Commissioner Slater and Prof. T. H. Haecker of the State Agri cultural School were present and de livered instructive and interesting ad dresses on matters pertaining to dairying. Mr. Slater talked in the forenoon and the Union reporter re grets that he was not present to hear him. The state never had a more efficient and practical dairy commis sioner than E. K. Slater. Prof. Haecker's talk was brief but pointed and abounded in common sense. He advised the farmers how to feed and care for their cows to obtain the best results. With proper care and attention, he said, there was no rea son why the farmers could not in crease the yield of butter fat of their cows from 30 to 50 per cent. He de scribed how they cared for the herd of milk cows at the school of agricul ture and the results obtained there. He said better results could be ob tained by the farmers of Mille Lacs county than at the argicultural school because the natural advantages were all on the side of the former, that this county, on account of its fine grasses o.nd olo^er and Hs ^ahnndjanoe of DVW** water and* good shelter, was peculiar ly adapted to dairy farming. Mr. Haecker concluded his splendid talk by urging his listeners to stand by their co-operative creameries. In the afternoon the Milaca and Foreston baseball nines played a hotly contested game which was wit nessed by hundreds of interested spec tators. The teams were pretty evenly matched as the score indicated6 to 7 in favor of Milaca. Mr. Ole H. Uglem acted as master of ceremonies throughout the day and right well did he perform the duties devolving upon him. Buttermaker Fox and his good wife, assisted by other officers of the creamery com pany and their wives and daughters, exerted themselves to make things pleasant for everybody. Viewed from any standpoint it was the most profit able and successful picnic in the his tory of the association. It Cost Chris Two Dollars. The other day Dr. Chris. Neumann and Everett Hamilton were out in the woods gathering medicinal herbs when the horses, which were hitched to a sapling, broke away and scampered across the plains. Ten miles from town were Chris, and Everett. As neither of them felt inclined to walk that distance they proceeded to the nearest farm house and induced the occupant to give chase to the runa way. The farmer started with a fast team and in the course of cime re turned with the doctor's rig safe and sound. "Here's two dollars," said Chris, handing over the money to the farmer, "but where did you catch them?" "In your yard at Princeton," replied the farmer. "Well, I'll be dodgasted," replied Chris, I should have known that and went home with you VI Future Banishment of Disease. I am certain it is safe to prophesy that the time will come when hospitals for infectious diseases will be empty and not wanted. I also look forward to the time when it will be as anoma lous for persons to die of scarlet fever, typhoid, cholera and diphtheria as it will for a man to die of a wolf's bite in England. Very little, however, can be done by the legislature, but everything by the progress of medical science, and in a much larger degree by the intelligence of the people.Sir Frederick Treves in Leslie's Mag azine. Different With Father. Any kind of an excuse goes with mother, but when a boy can fix up art excuse that will go with father fie shows rare genius.Atchison Globe.