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Gleanings by Our Country Correspondents. BLUE HILl Louis Kohlman is working for P. Lavelle. Clarence Taylor has been pressing hay for Geo. Orton. Justin Lavelle has gone to Minne apolis to stay awhile. J. C. Harvey and wife visited at Rob Knowlton's in Becker recently. Mrs. Chas. Brande has received news from Dakota that her mother is dead. Ernest Day gave a prohibiton lec ture at the Wheler school house on Thursday night. J. R. Hull and Arthur Groff marketed a load of dressed hogs in Milaca last week. Mrs. E. Mohaupt has gone to Du luth to care for her son Henry, who is very sick with erysipelas. Robt McQuaid and Chas. Brande had their wood piles sawed last week by Marion Noithway and Ed Thomp son Miss Emma Taylor gave a party to hes classmates of Princeton high school on Friday evening. All en-dance jojed themselves. Claience Taylor and John South recently shipped a car of baled hay to Minneapolis but struck a poor market and realized but little profit. The people on the east side of the St. Francis river have been grading the approaches to the new bridge. People and teams can now cross. Winter at last. Roy Dunn was seen in the northern part of Blue Hill last Sunday. Fred Clark of Princeton has been helping Otto Bameke get up wood. Miss Jessie Williams is home from Princeton, where she has been work ing. A dance was given at the town hall last Saturday night but the attendance was small. The Ladies' Aid society will meet with Mrs. C. W. Taylor on February 5. A laige attendance is desired. Advice to Mothers: Don't let your chiidien waste away. Keep them strong and healthy during the winter with Hollister's Rocky Mountain Tea. It is the greatest tonic for children. Pure and harmless, does the greatest good. 35c, tea or tablets. C. A. Jack BOGUS BROOK. August Schunts is hauling wood to Princeton. John Peterson has invested in anew set of harness. John Peterson is getting lumber ready for anew kitchen. A good timo is reported at Carl Hoeft's on Thursday night. Miss Wanda Hoeft is in Princeton learning the dressmaking business. Ed. Lundgren was busy hauling potatoes for Mr. Polsfuss last week. A bunch of young folks gathered at John Dalchow's on Saturday evening. Don't forget the A. S. of E. meeting on Fiulay, February 7, at Emil Jopp's place. Henry Akerman has been sawing wood for a few of the farmers in this neighborhood. The farmers are all looking pleasant because it snowed Staurday night and Sunday. One of our young farmers hauled a load of potatoes to Princeton and brought them back again. Carl Hoeft was a visitor at Trabant's on Sunday. Fred Kuhrke spent Sunday evening with Mr. and Mrs. Lennie Bockoven. Carl Rick, Otto Kuhrke and Herman Kuhrke were visitors at the home of Louis Lunn Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Gottlieb Hoeft were visiting Mr. and Mrs. Mike Bonk owski last Sunday evening. One of our young men is keeping the road in good condition between Oscar Lundgren's and John Peter son's. NEW GERMANY. Some of our boys are busy cutting cordwood for Woodcock & Sellhorn. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Bandemer were callers at August Schmidt's last Sun day. Frank Reem of Pelican Rapids was a visitor at the home of C. Swain last week. Mrs. Webber of Aurora, Illinois, is visiting her daughter, Mrs. Nick Essig. Wm. Johnson and Otto Scharlan of Chicago are visiting at August Schmidt's. A number of young folks attended the party given at the home of Fred Schimming. Miss Alice Norman was a pleasant caller at the home of August Jaenicke last Sunday. Misses Blanche and Martha Douglas were visitors at Jacob Ellen baum's on Saturday and Sunday. ,fRJ ^StrtTsjgwa OXBOW. Miss Lissa Ross spent Saturday and Sunday with Miss Freda Ander son. Lessie Bockoven and his boon com panion killed another wolf the first of the week. Leon Annis has purchased a line engine and saw from the Hardware company. Miss Lissa Ross and Miss Anderson called on Mrs. Leon on Saturday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. George visited at the home of Mr Joe Rudolph last Sunday. Mazie Mott came out to attend the surprise party at Mr. Tomlinson's and spent Saturday and Sunday at home. Virgil Winsor returned to Minne apolis on Saturday to complete a course at the Minneapolis Business college. There was a birthday party at Mr. P. O. Anderson's on Sunday last in honor of Miss Eleanor's thirteenth birthday. Mrs. Eric Peterson and daughter Annie have gone to Dakota to jcin Mr. Peterson, who has taken up a claim there. There was a surprise party and at the home of Eric Peterson last Saturday night. Miss Annie received as a farewell token a purse of about twelve dollars. William Harter of Princeton met with quite an accident while helping to saw wood at his son's residence. He was struck in the face by a stick of wood as it was thrown from the saw. The Woman's Auxiliary met with Mrs Mott last Thursday. There were about twenty ladies present, which made quite a house full. The next meeting will be held at Mrs. Emil Lundgren's. On Friday evening Mrs. George Tomlinson was pleasantly surprised by her husband and the ladies of thetended Woman's Auxiliary, who had arranged a party to meet there on that night. There were about forty guests who partook of a bountiful supper of oysters furnished by Mr. Tomlinson. The ladies supplied cake in abundance. Games were played and every one seemed to be happy. gaso- Evens Freda Annis Tomlinson and Mrs. BALDWIN. Mr. and Mrs. Rossing were callers at the Olsen home Sunday afternoon. Mr. John Olsen has been quite ill, but is somewhat better at the present time. Quite a number of the young people attended the dance at Spencer Brook Friday night. Albert Angstman attended his class party at C. W. Taylor's in Blue Hill last Friday evening. We are glad to hear that G. A. Johnson has recovered from his attack of pneumonia. Religious services were held in the Judkins school house last Sunday. There was a large attendance. The Neighborhood Benefit society met with Mrs. Henry Young on Jan uary 23d. Everyone present reports an enjoyable time. There was a large attendance and among those who joined were Mr. and Mrs. Fisk and Mr. and Mrs. Fiero. The next meet ing will be held at G. A. Johnson's on February 6. Everyone cordially invited to attend. GREENBUSH. Mrs. Greenwood is entertaining her brother from French Lake. Mr. and Mrs. Will DeShaw visited at Mr. Cortyou's on Sunday. Andrew Solberg spent Saturday and Sunday with his parents. Louis Rocheford has returned home after a week's visit in the twin cities. Mr. and Mrs. Cortyou entertained a number of their friends at dinner Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. E. Zimpel gave a birthday party Friday evening in honor of their daughter Louise. Mr. and Mrs. Jas. Sherman of St. Cloud, formerly of Greebush, are the proud parents of a 10-pound girl. LONG SIDING. Henry Uglem has purchased the Ream's farm near Long Siding. The ladies of Milo gave a success ful basket social for the benefit of the Long Siding band boys. Carlson's warehouse people have been kept on the jump lately handling the potatoes brought to market. The West Branch Creamery com pany will meet at the creamery on Monday, February 3, to receive bids for putting up ice. The funeral of Miss Tillie Johnson was held from the residence of M. A.is Carlson last Sunday and a large number of persons attended. The Uglem company has purchased the residence building of John Hatch and moved it upon its lots, where it will be fitted up and used as a feed mill. Swan Johnson of Minneapolis, Mr. and Mrs. Drake of St. Paul and An-sufficient dtew Erickson of Alaska have been visiting with John Erickson of Green bush. Swan Swanson of Minneapolis has bought a piece of land south of Anton Nelson's. Mr. Swanson formerly owned a farm in this county and is glad to return. The West Branch Creamery com pany held its annual meeting last Saturday and elected the following officers: Andrew Larson, president August Reinord, vice president John Teutz, secretary B. G. Benson, treasurer. Board of directors: N. P. Olson, Fred Warner, Oscar Erickson. DISTRICT NO. 50. Ernie Campbell is quite sick with the chickenpox. F. B. Mitchell has sold one of his drivers to Mr. Hofflander. Miss May Looney is home for a few days attending her sick parents. We are glad to learn that Mr. and Mrs. Mike Looney are on the mend. Mr. and Mrs. Gunderson of Orrock were visiting in Baldwin on Sunday. Miss Sarah Schurer of Blue Hill was a visitor in Baldwin Saturday. The teacher in district 50 visited with the teacher in district 7 last Sun day. Miss Annie Pape has been the guest of Mrs. Wm. Franklin for the past week. The regular meeting of the Baldwin union has been postponed to some future date. Master Lewey Washofer is boss man at the Healey ranch these days while Jerry is in the woods. Mr. Faline's family arrived a few days ago from Lake Park, Iowa, and will make this their future home. All those who attended the Equity meeting at Zimmerman last Thursday evening spent a very pleasant time and felt well repaid. Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Judkins, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Franklin, Mr. and Mrs. C. L. and Arthur Campbell at the Equity meeting at Zimmer man. WYANETT. Stockholders fleeting Notice is hereby given that the regular annual meeting of the stock holders of the Rural Telephone com pany will be held at my office in the Odd Fellows block on Thursday after noon, February 6, 1908. T. L. Armitage, President. LOCAL. A son was born to Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Ziebarth of Wyanett on Tuesday. Mrs. F. M. Campbell will entertain the Doreas society on Wednesday afternoon next. Sheriff Shockley left on Tuesday for the lake to serve papers in school district No. 17 case. Dr. Brigham and wife of St. Cloud spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. M. M. Colbert and family. The Ladies' Aid society met at the home of Mrs. C. O. Moore yesterday and will meet with Mrs. N. M. Nelson next week. The wife and daughter of Dr. F. J. Darragh arrived here from St. Paul on Saturday evening and the family located in Dennis Kaliher's resi dence. Doctors Olsen and Bacon opened a hospital at Milaoa Miss Sadie Fox as head nurse Miss Anna Hammer 'as assistant nurse. THE PBINCBTON UNION: THUBSDAY, JANUARY 30, 1908. Miss Edna Lowell spent Saturday with her parents, returning Sunday to attend school in Princeton. Mrs. Jim Dexter and family, who live below Spencer Brook, are visit ing at the home of Mrs. Herbert Howard. Some of the young people and some of the older people too attended a church meeting held at Mr. Berg's Sunday evening. Mrs. M. Scanlan, sr., was taken sick last week and her condition is very serious. Her daughter, MPS. James Hartman of Princteon aod Mrs. Will Nichols of Minneapolis, and her granddaughter, Miss Ethel Scanlan of St. Cloud were sent for. One of these frostv mornings Ira Colburn took out his team, which felt very lively from being in the barn during Mr. Colburn's long sickness. The ride was a lively one, but Mr. Colburn was master until nearing the foot of a hill. Just as he let up on the reins a drawpin flew out and thething horses, rejoicing in their freedom from the restrain of the bit, and urged by the whiffletrees, started on a lively run with Mr. Colburn hanging on the lines. First he was in the air andgroom's then dragging on the ground until the discomforts of his side forced him toship, sever his connections with the run aways. They ran off all extra life by circling around several squares and through various fields and woods, but at last were caught by Mr. Colburn. No one was hurt and very little broken. Really the only comment is, what luck? A are on 0 have with and Heading bolts are being brought ithe inills on wagons for want snow to bring sleds into This entails much more work on to of use. the BigClearance Silks S 50c values going at only Values to $1.00 going at $ Ladies' Underwear 9 50c quality, fleeced, small sizes Dress Goods 50c quality going at 6 Outing Flannel 10c and 12c qualities 8c J? 7c quality 7c ?m 5c and 6c quality 4c Men's Fine Flannel Overshirts $2.00 quality $1,75 Take a look at our SUITINGS Men's and Boys' Suits Selling Below Cost $$^5^SS$S$Q$Q$$$$$^ farmer and unless we get a few inches of snow within a short time the cut of bolts bids fair to be very light this season. Don't let that leap year dance at the M. B. A. hall, Wyanett, slide past without attending. It will be the real in dances of this nature. Sat urday evening next, February 1. Reinhart Manke and Miss Ingred Alena Johnson will be married this afternoon at the residence of the parents, Mr. and Mrs. Gustav Manke, in Princeton town at 3 o'clock. George Ross is attending the embalming school at the state univer sity. The period of instruction will last about three weeks and will include a postgraduate course. George is right up to date in his pro fession. The ladies of St. Edwards parish will give a supper at the Maccabee hall on Thursday evening, February 6, for the benefit of the Catholic church. Supper from 5:30 to 8 o'clock. The public is respectfully invited. Mrs. Michael Scanlan of Wyanett is dangerously ill and is not expected to survive many days. Mrs. Scanlan is one of those lovable, motherly women who will be sadly missed in the com munity where she has resided for so many years. Quo warranto pioceedings have been instituted in the supreme court at the instance of the attorney general to determine who are the rightful school officers of district No. 17, Mille Lacs county. A bearing is to be had on February 7. Rev. Mr. Fletcher, wife and sonnurse were passengers on the southbound train last Thursday on their way to Worthington. Mr. Fleteher regretted to leave Milaca, where he had formed many pleasant associations as pastor of the Congregational church at that place. Miss Pearl Moore celebrated her fifteenth birttiday anniversary last Friday evening when twenty of her friends gave her a happy surprise early in the evening. The evening was spent in games and a good time in general. Refreshments were served at 5:30 and Miss Pearl was presented with a gold bracelet. The Onamia Breeze has been enlarged to a seven column quarto NOW ON AT Prices that talk. Fleeced Goods 1000 yards, 10c and 12^cvalues Cotton Sweaters Duck Coats Ladies' and Misses' Cloaks Below Cost. R. D. BYERS' I We here quote a few of our prices. Many other reductions Call and look them up. ff 37c 57c 29c 38c 8c 38c 59c Health Insurance at little cost Dr. Cooney performed a surgical operation on Chas. Betts at Wahkon on Sunday morning. Mr. Betts had been previously operated upon by another physician for apendicitis, but adhesions subsequently formed and Dr. Cooney made an incision and freed them. The doctor left a trained to care for Mr. Betts. In Isanti and Anoka counties the farmers are maintaining a lively in terest in the American Society of Equity as is shown by recent meetings held in Cambridge and Anoka. It is both pleasant and profitable for farm ers to get together occasionally and discuss matters pertaining to their business in an intelligent manner. County commissioners are in ses sion today. If satisfactory bids are received contracts will be let for clear ing the lake road. A school petition will also be considered. On Friday the board meets in special session to consider ditch No. 5 in Bogus Brook town. Complete official proceedings of board will appear in the next issue of the Union. Our Grocery Prices! are Always Right. To prove it we quote some of the A prices, the most of which have been (ft in force for six months or more: (ft A Hurbatella Family Soap, 10 bars for 25c Lenox, Rose Queen, or Santa Claus Soap, 7 bars for A 6c Special Prices for Cash Only. CALUMET BAKMGoffered POWDERot i SLOOOiOO rewar anyone for any sub stance injurious to the health found in Calumet Baking Powder. |M-1 Pnrity is a prime essential in food. U* Calumet is made onlyof pure, wholesome f\) ingredients combined by skilled chemists, and complies with the pure food laws of all states. It is the only high-grade Baking Powder on the market sold at i a moderate price. .Calumet Baking Powder may be freely used with the certainty that food made with it contains no harmful drugsIt is chemically correct and makes Pure, Wholesome Food. and its publisher promises to still further improve the paper next spring. The Breeze is a clean, re spectable newspaper and has an able corps of correspondents who thoroughly cover every town in the lake region each week. c-t^f "i-* r* Salei 25c i Grapenuts, Cream of Wheat, Petti john's Breakfast Food, Pills bury's Vitos, 2 pkgs. 25c Churches' Soda, per package only 7c Yeast Foam, per package only 4c KKK Herring, per pound only (^imuz*,, GPI WANTED Anyone having for sale a good FARM or BUSINESS or TOWN PROPERTY in any good locality may find a cash buyer without paying any commission by sending description and price at once to BUYERS' CO-OPERATIVE CO., 500 South Sixth Street, MINNEAPOLIS. rtlNN. We will deal only with owners. Church Topics zm a* Sunday and Weekday Announcements. METHODIST. "Power sermon, Sunday Morning, 10:30, sermon, With God:" evening, 7:30, A Clear Conscience." school at 12 m. Epworth league, 6:30. You are cordially invited to these ser vices. J. W. Heard, PasW. CONGREGATIONAL. Services at 10:30 a. m. and 7:30 p. m. Sunday school at 11:45 a. m. Subject of morning sermon, "Jesus and the Educated Man." Subject of evening sermon, "Initiative."