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Grizzly Old Veteran Murderously As- saulted by Criminal in Min- neapolis Workhouse. Callaghan Wrenches Weapon From Hands of Assailant and Foils Attempt to Escape. Patrick J. Callaghan, an officer of the Minneapolis workhouse, had a narrow escape from death at the hands of a long-term prisoner named Lee R. Gray who attempted to escape from that institution early last Sun day morning. It appears that Gray was an opium fiend and had been em ployed in the workhouse kitchen. Mr. Callaghan was making his rounds in the early morning when Gray sneaked up behind him and dealt him blow after blow on the head with a piece of iron pipe about twenty inches in length and an inch in diameter. Callaghan was forced to his knees but with true Irish grit managed to wrest the dangerous weapon from the hands of his would be assassin. Gray's purpose in at tacking Mr. Callaghan was to secure the keys in his possession and effect his escape. But brave old Pat Cal laghan held on to the keys until assis tance came and Gray was forced into his cell at the point of a revolver. Mr. Callaghan received some pain ful wounds on the head and face but he was not seriously injured, and on Monday evening he personally in foi^med the writer over the long dis tance telephone that, I am slightly disfigured but still in the ring." Superintendent Frank McDonald issued the following written statement with reference to the affair: "Lee R. Gray, aged 23, convicted of larceny November 16, is a noted con fidence man and burglar. He at tacked night watchman, P. J. Callagh an at 6 a. m. Sunday. He struck Callaghan on the head, felling him to the cell block floor. "Callaghan put up a noble fight and hung to his keys. Gray is a des perate fellow, and said when asked what he was trying to do: 'I intended to kill him, and am sorry I did not. I would have killed him if I could, and did my best to do it.' "The iron he used was 20 inches long and one inch in diameter. Cal laghan proved himself the right man in the right place. He is a powerful man, and it is doubtful if any other man in his place could have done as well. "To Guards Dreyer and Jim Smith, who acted so promptly, credit is due. "The workhouse has now more real criminals than it has ever harbored before, and on account of the larger number committed especial vigilance is the watchword. "There are 20 men here now who would commit murder to effect their escape. "Callaghan was appointed to this position as night watchman on ac count of his well known courage and nerve, and his work of this morning demonstrates the wisdom of the choice." Mr. Callaghan is well known in Princeton and vicinity, where he has many friends who will rejoice to know that the wounds inflicted by the des perate jail bird will have no serious effect on his iron constitution. Pat Callaghan, as he is familiarly known to his friends, is well along in years, he having honorably served his country in the war of the rebellion, but the old grizzly veteran is as brave as a lion and would die before he would betray a trust reposed in him. His predominant characteristics are his indomitable courage and his in tense loyalty to his friends he has been in many tight places and has had many close calls, but he was never known to flinch in the face of danger nor to desert a friend in the hour of need. A. Popular Country Editor. Mr. A. D. McRae of the Sanborn Sentinel, brother of Dr. McRae of this place, is a candidate for register of deeds of Redwood county, and he seems to have the support of a large majority of the newspapers of the county. The indications are that he will receive the republican nomination at the primaries next September and that he will be triumphantly elected. That he will make a splendid official there is not the least doubt. Gophers Tie BadgersIndians Win Again. In the Mast game of the schedule played at Madison on Saturday the Minnesota football team tied Wiscon sin by a score of 17 to 17. Minnesota expected to down the Badgers by a high score but failed. This expecta tion sprung from the belief that Wis- consin's team was weak. The Bad gers were true to every precedent and fought the Gophers with determina tion. Their line was a marvel for its material and the stubborn and ag gressive quality of its play, while Wisconsin for the most part played an open game. Minnesota's score was due largely to the forward pass, which it worked with remarkable success. Minnesota's weakness was in not holding at the crucial periods when touchdowns were imminent,other wise Wisconsin would have lost. The battle was a hard-fought one from be ginning to end, and both teams exe cuted splendid tactics on thegridiron. In the game between Carlisle and Chicago on Saturday the Indians were again victorious and the score was 18 to 4. HUNTERS REACH HOME. Bring: With Them Eight Deer and Many Stories of the Chase. With the exception of Magnus Sjoblom the boys all arrived home from the northern hunting grounds last week. Andrew Bullis came in on Friday and the remainder Saturday. At the time they left Magnus Sjoblom had started for the iron range in quest of moose. Game was particu larly scarce this year and the eleven nimrods comprising the party shot only eight deer and a mule. The scarcity of deer is attributed to the fact that a crew of about sixty rail road men had been working in the vi cinity of Camp Bullis for some time and that they had practically cleaned out the animals. Several dead animals were found in the woods and some of the prac tical jokers in the party embraced the opportunity to have some fun through the medium of the carcasses. They propped up a fine buck at a certain point along a runway, and when the boys who were not on went forth to the chase the jokers hid behind a windfall to watch the fun. Adel Holm was the first to put in an ap pearance and he immediately espied the buck. Bang, bang, bang! And then the boys from behind the wind fall looked over the top, gave Adel the laugh and beckoned for him to hide. This he did, and the next to show up was Senator Swanson. The senator saw the deer, fired two shots, was given the laugh and followed Adel into hiding. Then came L. Paulle, fired two shots and hid, Will Cordiner, who fired three shots and did likewise Ben Soule, who fired four. Shortly after Mose Tibbetts came moseying along the runway, and upon observing the deer climbed noiselessly up a tree with overhang ing branches, dropped upon the ani mal's back astride and commenced slashing at its throat with a clasp knife. All the boys then rushed from hiding in a body and made such a hullabaloo that Mose was almost scared to death. Upon recovering from the fright the Baron Munchausen of the party explained the situation by stating that he was merely follow ing his old tacticsthat he had upon dozens of occasions in the good old days captured deer in similar manner without resorting to the use of a gun. As Mose was the last to bite on the decoy proposition he was compelled to return to camp and bring up re freshments. It was an enjoyable outing to all but Andrew Bullis, who was unfor tunately attacked with neuralgia in the jaw and suffered intensely. Raise More Stock and Less Wheat. Minnesota's great need of diversi fied farming was earnestly argued by Professor D. F. Curtis of Ames col lege, Iowa, before a large audience of farmers and stock men at the live stock show at South St. Paul. Professor Curtis declared in posi tive terms that Minnesota must raise more stock and less wheat to get the best and most lasting results from natural resources, and in support of this statement he cited the experience of other states and other countries. Rotation of crops, the speaker said, is the only way to get the best results from the land, and he argued that farmers must devote much more atten tion and care to proper development and fertilization of grazing lands. Anti-Saloon League Conference. A large audience greeted Rev. N. A. Palmer and Peter J. Youngdahl, the temperance advocates, at Brands' opera house on Monday evening and listened attentively to their ad dresses. They are both good speak ers and handled their subject in a particularly masterful manner. Rev. Koenig of the German Methodist church offered prayer and a male quartet consisting of Messrs. Kopp, Swertfager, Fisk and Umberhocker rendered several selections in an ex cellent manner. Mrs. Chas. Kopp accompanied the quartet on~the piano. R. C. DUNN, Publisher. Terms $1.00 Per Tear. PRINCETON, MILLE LACS COUNTY, MINNESOTA, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 1907. THIRTY-TWO TO FIVE Princetons Have Streak of Hard Luck and Anokas Are Victors in Sat- urday's Football Game. Monticello Team Will Tackle Princeton This Afternoon and Exciting Contest is Anticipated. The football game on Saturday be tween the Princeton and Anoka high school teams proved disastrous to the former, the contest winding up in a score of 32 to 5. From this score it would appear that the Princetons were badly out played, but Coach Whitney contends that his team played a game much superior to that of the Anokas. He attributes Anoka's victory to bull headed luck and partiality of the referee. Four times Anoka fumbled the ball, says Mr. Whitney, and picked it up but a few yards from the goal, from whence it ran with a clear field for a touchdown. Anoka earned but one touchdownthe others were mere flukes. In the second half Princeton made a touchdown from an outside kick by Roos to Lenz, but the referee refused to allow it. This decision of the referee is contended by the Prince tons to be an unfair one and they therefore claim the score. The principal features of the game were the tackling of Roos, Shaw and the Angstman boys and the line buck ing of Lenz. Princeton and Monticello will play at the fair grounds here today, and the game promises to be an exciting one. Tickets 25 cents. A FAIR OF HAIR BRUSHES. Present ed to Elmer Chapman Upon His Forty-Fourth Birthday Anniversary. Pythian brothers and sister num bering between twenty and thirty hied to the home of Elmer Chapman on Thursday evening to assist him in celebrating his forty-fourth birthday anniversary. Mr. Chapman was not aware that they were coming, but Mrs. Chapman knew all about it and kept the secret! So when they ar rived Elmer was sitting in his favorite rocking chair chewingthe brand of tobacco makes no differenceand reading a copy of the Union. His birthday anniversary had entirely escaped his mind. Thus was he taken by surprise, but immediately recover ing, he welcomed the visitors in a brief but flowery speech. The brothers and sisters having made known their mission and depos ited their baskets of chicken pie, oy sters, cake and other delicacies upon the kitchen table, a program was ar ranged by the ladies and card playing commenced. At 11 o'clock supper was announced and the party gathered at the festal boardit was a jovial party, too. Toasts were drank in lemonade and Mr. Chapman in duced to sing a solo in which he broke down upon four occasions. He had not sung since he was twenty three, he said. Following the repast Mr. Chapman was presented with a birthday present a pair of large oval hairbrushes. Elmer thanked the brothers and sisters in a very feeling manner, but it was easily seen that he was much embar rassedin fact he carried a blush on his face that a vaudeville star would envy. And the reasonElmer has no hair to brush. It was midnight when the party left for home. The Star Entertainment Coarse. No apology need be made for the first two entertainments under the maangement of the Ladies' Aid soci ety. They were about perfect. The only regret is that so many of the in telligent people of Princeton do not appreciate their privileges. You may go to the cities and pay more money for the "big attractions" and hear nothing better. These are really "big attractions" put down here in Prince ton. The third in the series is the lec turer, James Hoffman Batten of Chi cago, the "Little Giant of the Lyceum Platform." Mr. Batten is a "big gun," as he must be to command such places as Ocean Grove and many of the big cities of the country. This will not be a "dry lecture," but an entertaining, eloquent, instructive one. Those who do not hear Mr. Bat ten will be the losers. Tickets for sale at Kopp & Bartholomew's. Adults 50c, children 35c. She Told Him So. Every time anything disagreeable happens to a married man his wife gets busy and remembers that she told him so in advance.Chicago News. TAXAPPORTIONMENT November Settlement for Mille Lacs County as Computed by the Auditor and Treasurer. ThejAmounts Apportioned Aggregate &7, 5i937 of Which County Funds Get $4,742,327 apportionment of taxes on the November settlement for Mille Lacs counxy has been completed by the auditor and treasurer, the total amount of such apportionment being $171,19.37. Of this sum $1,134.44 goes totbp state, $4,742.32 to the county and 1 $3,600.92 to the town funds. Princeton and Milaca villages aggre gate $634.95. To the school districts is apportioned $7,406.74. The distri bution to the various funds is as fol lows: STATE TAXES. State Revenue 8632.97 University 93.76 IMillSchool 407.71 Total- 81,134.44 COUNTY TAXES. County Revenue 82.040.32 Penalty, Costs and Interest... 416.17 Railroad bonds 18.39 Court House Bonds 1.57 Refunding Bonds 67.33 County Poor 609.09 Road and Bridge 1,403.20 Ditch No. 1 7923 Ditch &o. 2 107.03 Totsil. 4,743.32 VILLAGE TAXES. PRINCETON. Revenue $152 51 State loan 91.15 Total $343.66 MILACA. Revenue $153.CO Road and bridge 152.21 Moore judgment 28 State Loan 85.80 Total Princeton Bogus Brook Greenbush Milo Milaca Borgholm... Kathio South Harbor.. Isle Harbor $391 29 TOWN TAXES. Road and Del. Land Road State Rev- Loan enue $164.36 $41.28 46.28 66.65 74 32 46.26 41.05 46.85 36 S3 30.48 26.74 19 16 22.60 25.05 Bridge 3409 83 115.69 221.44 185.82 101.03 102 38 134.66 68.44 76.13 70.38 47.90 32.88 62.65 $246.27 52.73 20.53 52.99 54.38 24 01 151.39 40 43 54.01 60-31 89.38 24.62 131.62 158.20 58 44 4.5S 21.11 31.60 17.81 Pare--? Onamia: East Side Hayland $333 02 3646 02 $1619.21 $1002.67 Total township taxes $3,600.92 SCHOOL DISTRICT TAXES. No. ol State Dist. Loan General Special Building 1 $259.26 $100.22 $1816 57 2 10.60 121.93 3 8.79 14.66 128.97 4 13.52 185 17 5 13.56 75.72 6 12.08 96.56 7 8.22 28.74 8.... 5.89 31.26 9 9.06 54.83 10 9 25 88.82 11 7.00 121.18 8.92 12 11.89 311.51 13 27 84 30.11 1,49126 6.08 14 30.74 14 83 192 83 15 7 55 6.85 24.00 16 27.66 243 71 1.68 17. 7.25 112.42 18 7.75 144.08 19 4.02 73.27 20 7 96 5.28 131.14 1.89 21 3 21 41 24 22 7.72 61.57 23 4.07 41 12 .15 24 13 39 3 92 45.72 4 36 25 61.64 12 84 52.65 26 26.68 4.60 105 79 27 15.41 12.84 123.27 28 16.60 2.16 23 71 29 12 16 5 48 55.30 30 98 77 5 38 88.06 31 8.81 4.41 79.31 32 4.70 85 78 33 7.50 64.54 .67 34 6.02 120.33 57. 5 02 1.60 24.87 Totals. $590 62 $406 15 $6,386 2i $23 75 Total school district taxes 7,406.74 Total settlement $17,519 37 Dr. Murphy Married. Yesterday at noon in Saint Luke's church, St. Paul, Dr. Eugene Francis Murphy and Miss Jane Angela Kelly were united in the silken bonds of wedlock. Mr. Murphy is one of the most promising young surgeons in the state, and his bride comes from one of the oldest and most respectable St. Paul families. The Union ex tends heartiest congratulations to Dr. and Mrs. Murphy and wishes them a long and happy wedded life. Mrs. Bemis Laid to Rest. The funeral of Mrs. Mary H. Bemis, who died on November 21 at the home of her son, R. A. Bemis at Akeley, was' held from the Congregational church at that place last Friday. The remains were, taken to Foreston, Minn., for interment. Deceased was 68 years of age and is survived by 12 children, two daughters and 10 sons. Diseased Dairy Cows. At the last meeting of the state live stock and sanitary board, a regula tion governing tuberculosis in dairy cattle was passed. It provides that all cattle which show turebculosis symptoms must be quarantined and the entire herd tested with tuberculin within thirty days. Also, that when cattle have been inspected and found to be free from tuberculosis, the owner shall not introduce into the herd any cattle which have not been inspected and found to be free from tuberculosis. The regulation further provides that all barns must be disinfected and whitewashed after diseased cattle have been removed from them. Own ers who violate this regulation are not to recieve any compensation for any cattle condemned by the state or local boards. The state live stock and sanitary board meet again today to complete the revision of regulations governing infectious diseases. THANKSGIVING Day Should be Observed in Manner Be coming to Its Significance. This is Thanksgiving daythe one day in all the year set apart for offer ing up special thanks for the benefits received at the hands of the Creator.3 It is a day that should not be passed in revelry, as is too often the case, but its religious significance should be appropriately observed. We all have something to be thank ful for, and we should take occasion upon this day to offer our thanks to the Almighty for whatsoever that something may be. The most of us have many things to be thankful for thankful that we enjoy good health, that our needs are well provided for, that the harvest has been a fruitful one, and thankful that the financial flurry did not resolve itself into a panic. We should be thankful that our lot has been cast among a God fearing people and for a multitude of other things. Even the sick should be thankful that they are not in worse condition, those in the penitentiary should be thankful that they will probably some day be free, and the poverty-stricken should be thankful that charitable or ganizations will furnish them a boun teous repast. Then let us devote this day to the purpose for which it is set apart observe it in the manner intended. The Princeton Produce Company. At the meeting of the Princeton Produce company held in the court house hall on Tuesday afternoon there was a large attendance and much interest was manifested. It was an executive meeting and the proceed ings are not for publication. Some of those present did not seem to fully understand the law govern ing co-operative associations, and for their benefit we quote from the stat utes: Sec. 3073 provides that a majority of the incorporators shall be residents of the county of its principal place of business. Sec. 3074 provides that every such association shall have a president, a treasurer and not less than three directors, who shall to gether constitute a board of managers and conduct its business. The asso ciation may provide for any other officers deemed necessary. Sec. 3075 limits the amount of capital stock to $100,000, and in case of a creamery association not to exceed $25,000. No share shall be issued for less than its par value, and no member shall be entitled to more than one vote regard less of the number of shares he may hold. The association may commence business only when twenty (20) per cent of the stock has been subscribed and paid in. Thus if a company's capital stock is $5,000, one thousand dollars must be paid into the treasury of the company before any business can be transacted. No person can become a shareholder therein except by consent of the managers. Miss Thompson Entertains Pupils. A number of little folks gathered at the home of Mr. and Mrs. L. G. Pres cott last Saturday afternoon and spent the time very pleasantly in singing and playing games. In the peanut hunt the .first prize was won by Myra Dickey and the second by Ester McMillan. The children were entertained by their teacher, Miss Thompson, and Miss Peterson gave two well chosen selections which were appreciated by all. Refreshments were served to the children, after which Mrs. Prescott served lunch to Mrs. H. C. Cooney, Mrs. E. L. Mc Millan, Mrs. E. M. Chapman, Miss Peterson and Miss Thompson. Entertainment In Wuittier School. A Thanksgiving program consisting of songs, recitations, etc., was pre sented by the pupils of the Whittier school yesterday afternoon. The pupils of. Misses Huse and Tomkins combined and those of Misses Davis and King. The children brought an exceptionally large quantity of pro visions and clothing for distribution among the qeedy. Many visitors were present at the entertainment. VOLUME XXXI. NO. 49 A DOUBLEJEDDING J. C. Oos and flary M. Brennan, Bart. Haley and Elizabeth Carmody flarried at St. Edwards. Frank Bibeau and Orvilla Oelinas Take Matrimonial Vows at Anoka on flonday Horning. At St. Edwards Catholic church on Tuesday morning Rev. Father Lev ings officiated at a double wedding. The ceremony commenced at 7:30 o'clock and the contracting parties were as follows: Joseph C. Oos of Minneapolis and Miss Mary M. Brennan, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Brennan of Princeton Barthol omew Haley and Miss Elizabeth Car mody (an aunt of Miss Brennan) both residents of Princeton. Miss Mary Brennan was attended by her sister, Miss Grayce Brennan, and Mr. Oos by Martin Brands, jr. The birde wore her traveling gown a pretty creation of green broadcloth and a white picture hat. She car ried bride's roses, and her attendant, who was attired in a brown suit, car ried a nosegay of pink roses. Miss Elizabeth Carmody was at tended by Miss Mary Haley and Mr. Bartholomew Haley by Mr. Daniel Haley. The bride wore a traveling gown of blue with hat to match and carried roses. Her attendant was also attired in blue and carried flowers of similar kind. The wedding march, Mendelssohn's "Spring Song," was played by Miss Luella.Rines and the altar was dec orated with ferns and cut flowers. At the conclusion of the nuptial ceremony Mr. and Mrs. Oos returned to the home of the bride's parents, where a bountiful wedding breakfast awaited the party. The rooms of the Brennan residence were prettily dec orated with flowers and evergreens in honor of the event and Mr. and Mrs. Oos received many pretty presents. Mr. and Mrs. Haley, upon leaving the church, drove to the home of the groom's parents, where the wedding was celebrated in a befitting manner and a number of gifts were bestowed upon the bride and groom. Mr. and Mrs. Oos and Mr. and Mrs. Haley left on Tuesday evening's train. The former, after a bridal tour to Chicago and other points, will take up their residence in St. Cloud, while the latter will make their home for a time in Bemidji. A large num ber of friends of the young people were at the depot to bid them God speed and shower them with rice, old shoes, etc. Among those who attended the wed ding from other towns were Mrs. Peter Oos, Minneapolis Mrs. Rauen and daughter Ruth, Chicago, and Mrs. M. L. Carmody, Melrose. Bibeau-Gellnas. Frank Bibeau and Miss Orvilla Gelinas were married on Monday morning at the home of the groom's parents, Mr. and Mrs. David Bibeau, at Anoka, by Rev. Father Dolphin. The attendants were Miss Josephine Bibeau, sister of the groom, and Sam uel J. Labonne. Both bride and bridesmaid were gowned in white silk with lace garniture and carried re spectively nosegays of white and white and pink carnations. Many people attended the ceremony and the wed ding dinner which followed, and Mr. and Mrs. Bibeau were the recipients of a number of gifts. Conjointly with the wedding festivi ties was celebrated the twenty-fifth anniversary of the second marriage of David Bibeau, the groom's father, and the fifteenth birthday anniversary of Miss Eveline Bibeau, sister of the groom. Mr. and Mrs. David Bibeau and Miss Eveline received many pres ents. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Bibeau ar rived in Princeton on Tuesday night and expect to make this place their home. Nelson-Morrll. Walter Nelson of Princeton was married on November 14 at St. Charles to Miss Lillian Blanche Morril. The cermeony was solemnized at the residence of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Geo. E. Morril. Rev. Martin Kenny officiated. The bride wore a gown of Alice blue granite cloth garnished in white silk and car ried roses and white ferns. Miss Mary Kelly of Chatfield and Eddie E. Martin of Ottertail were bridesmaid and groomsman respectively. Miss Margaret Hammer played the wed ding march. An eleborate wedding dinner was furnished, the home of the Morril home profusely decorated and Mr. and Mrs. Nelson received a num ber of presents. Mr. and Mrs. Nel son will be at home in Princeton after December 1.