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A WEER'SJEDDINGS Hiss Ingred Johnson Married to Rein- hart Manke and riiss Nellie Cameron to H. Maggart. fliss Maude E. Horehouse Married to W. F. Hall at Home of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Gouldlng. Reinhart Manke was married on Thursday afternoon, January 30, at 3 o'clock, to Miss Ingred Alena Johnson. The ceremony was per formed at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. Gustav Manke in the town of Princeton by Rev George Sfcamm, pastor of the German Lutheran church. The bridesmaids were Misses Laura Manke and Myrtle Smith, while the groom was attended by Fred Haas and James Hinton. A gown of white silk with lace garni ture was worn by the bride and the bridesmaids wore dresses of white material. Both bride and brides maids carried nosegays of white roses and carnations. The wedding supper was served at 5 o'clock and was attended by a large number of the friends and relatives of the young people, who bestowed many gifts upon them. The house decora tions were of cut flowers and smilax. For a time Mr. and Mrs. Manke will reside with the groom's parents on their farm in Princeton township. Majjgart-Cameron. Henry D. Maggart and Miss Nellie B. Cameron were married at St. Ed wards Catholic church in this village at 4 o'clock yesterday afternoon, Rev. Father Levings conducting the cere mony. The church was artistically decorated for the occasion with white roses, carnations and smilax and the number of persons in attendance was large. As the wedding party approached the altar Miss Ethel Palmer played the wedding march from Lohengrin. The bride was attended by her sister, Miss Pearl Cameron, and Miss Susie Maggart, sister of the groom, while the groom's attendants were his brother, Gilbert Maggart, and Wm. Cameron, brother of the bride. A gown of white silk trimmed with silk lace was worn by the bride and she carried a bouquet of bride's roses. The bridesmaids were also dressed in white and carried carnations. Immediately following the nuptials the party drove to the home of the bride's parents, where, at 6 o'clock, supper was served to a goodly num ber of guests. Mr. and Mrs. Maggart received many valuable presents, sev eral of them having been sent from friends in other towns. Last evening a reception was given by the bride and groom in the Odd Fellows hall and an orchestra from Zimmerman played many choice se lections. Mr. and Mrs. Maggart will leave today for a short tour and will be at home on Monday next in this village, where they expect to make their home. Hall- VIorehouge. Miss Maude E. Morehouse was married to William F. Hall of St. Cloud at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Goulding on Wednesday evening, January 29. Rev. George A. Swertfager of the Congregational church performed the nuptial cere mony and Mr. and Mrs. Frank Goulding were the witnesses. Upon the following morning Mr. and Mrs. Hall left for St. Cloud, where they expect to make their home. Mrs. Hall was born and reared in Princeton and attended the public schools of this village. She is a pop ular young lady highly esteemed in the community. Opportunity to Become Trained Nurse. An opportunity is now open at the Northwestern Hospital School for Nurses, Princeton, Minn., for a young woman desirous of becoming a trained nurse. The course is two years and is thoroughly practical and up-to-date in every respect with a small salary attached. Graduates from this school are filling success fully responsible and luceative posi tions as both hospital and private nurses. Apply at once or write Dr. H. C. Cooney. "Oh, Papa!" From current rumors it seems that Dount Auditor Whitney has been experiencing a deal of trouble with his parrot, "Polly Perkins," of late, and upon several occasions he has been compelled to bite his tongue in order to prevent an outburst of langauge unbecoming a gentle man and a public official. Not only has Polly pulled most of the hair from Towzer Whitney's tailTowzer is the dog of course,but it has de stroyed two pair of Ed's toe-toasting slippers and broken a whole set of chinaware. Polly's precocity is truly remarkable for a bird so young. It was only the other morning that Ed, whose custom it is to get up early and light the fire, discovered upon enter ing the kitchen that Polly had placed kindling in the stove and was striking matches at the rate of four a second to touch it off. Before Ed could reach the bird, however, it had suc ceeded in its efforts and from some cause or other a small but harmless explosion took place. Turning around, the parrot looked at Mr. Whitney in a surprised manner and shrieked "Oh, Papa!" Papa merely reached for a broom and swept Polly into the hall, and later a chain and ball was attached to one of its legs. ''That's the most mischeivous and destructive varmint I ever saw," said Ed "it's worse than two monkeys or four pups, and its neck will be wrung pretty soon unless it amends its ways. And yet withal Mrs. Whitney thinks it is cute, gosh ding it!" UNION PRIZE ESSAYS. Unavoidable Delay Causes Postponement In the Award of Premiums. In consequence of the fact that the judges in the Union prize essay contest were unavoidably delayed in their work, it has been found neces sary to postpone the publication of the list of winners and of the essays which they wrote until next week. At that time checks will be mailed to the successful contestants. What Advertising: tn the Union Does. Kopp & Bartholomew report that their clearance sale ad in the Union brought forth highly satisfactory results. They sold every fur-lined coat in stock, a number of fur coats and a very large amount of men's and boys' clothing, gents' furnish ings, etc. Then, in addition, several orders were taken for suits, etc in the tailoring department. Kopp & Bartholomew are scientific advertisers they know how to tell the public what they have in stock and adhere closely to representations made in their advertisements. Demand for Labor Good. According to an interview with one of the prominent Duluth employ ment agents by a representative of the Duluth News Tribune there is a heavy demand for men to work in the woods. This agent stated that the demand for lumberjacks is fully as great as that of last winter but that men were more scarce. They did not seem inclined to work for the prevailing wages which range from $10 to $15 less than last year. "Work on the railroads," says the agent, "is scarce, but it will be opening up soon." Should be Recompensed. The good natured boys who plow the snow from the sidewalks after every heavy storm should be recompensed with something more substantial than "Thank you, son- ny," but very seldom do they receive even the latter. The boys do the work voluntarily and ask no compen sation, but this is no reason why they should not be given something for their labors by the people whose side walks they clear. Bon Ami Club Supper. The Bon Ami club, an organization of boys from 10 to 14 years of age, connected with the Methodist Sunday school, will give a supper in the church dining hall on Friday evening from 5:30 to 8 o'clock. The boys in uniform will be the waiters. In this supper the club makes its debut and is therefore anxious to please. Everything will be first class for the moderate price of 20c. Will Get a Fortune. John and Andrew Sjoblom have just received word from Sweden that a suit involving the sum of 22,000 kroner has been decided in their favor by the superior court of that country. The suit was brought by Sjoblom Bros, to recover this sum on promissory notes and within a month or two they expect to have the amount deposited to their credit in the Prince ton banks. Cannot Compel Quarantine. The state legal department holds that village councils or boards of education cannot compel district quarantine or compulsory vaccina tion. These are matters, it is held, which lie solely with the state board of health and, in the case of com pulsory vaccination, only after sanc tion has been given by the village board of education. Town Too Dead for Milt. N. M. Smith returned on Monday evening from Farmington where he had been visiting his brother. Milt says it was so frightfully quiet in Farmmgton that he was compelled to cut his visit short. 'Tis the deadest old place I was ever in, b'gosh," says Milt. ITS WORRWAS LIGHT Council Meets in Regular Session and Talks Over the Establishment of a New Water Rate. C. H. Chadbourne Resigns as Justice of Peace and C. A. Dickey is Appointed Successor. On Monday evening the village council met in regular session, but the time was largely consumed in dis cussing the proposed establishment of a new water rate. Nothing, however, came of the matter more than to post pone its consideration until after such time as the financial statement is made out. A petition from Chas. Keith asking permission to construct a cement side walk on the west side of Summit avenue, between First and Second streetsthe east side of Mr. Keith's residencewas read and the prayer of petitioner granted. An application from Sjoblom Bros, to sell intoxicating liquors was read and Friday, February 21, set as the date for passing upon such applica tion. The auditing and allowance of a batch of bills concluded the work of the session. The resignation of C. H. Chad bourne as justice of the peace was read and acceptd and C. A. Dickey was appointed to fill the vacancy for the unexpired term. The Harmony Scarecrow. There is a tendency among some of the republican papers to make a scarecrow out of Harmonythey always spell it with a big "H." We believe in harmony, we believe in do ing a good deal to assure it, but we absolutely refuse to consent to having it held over the party as a whip. Everybody is willing to do all he can to promote harmony, nobody wants a fight within the party, but there are a whole lot of good, square republi cans who would not want to buy har mony, or anything else, if they could help it, at trust made rates. Just now it appears that the "interests" are going to try to drive the party with a whip of "Harmony." Any man dis tasteful to the "interests" is pro nounced a harmony breaker and is supposed to "go way back" that the interests may march on unmolested. If that is the price of harmony in the republican party we say, to the dogs with harmony. We do not care for that kind of harmony. It is better to suffer defeat at the polls than buy victory at the price of submission to the dictates of the "interests." If the success of the republican party means the defeat of the wishes of the people then let the democrats continue in control of the governor's office. There is very little difference between an interest serving republican and a democrat in the same business, and for our part we would rather see democrats holding down jobs of that kind. Those who are making the most noise about harmony at present will soon find that the republicans of this state will refuse to be whipped into line just because the "interests" are cracking the harmony whip. Minneota Mascot. Kins: and Crown Prince Assassinated. King Carlos and Crown Prince Luiz of Portugal were assassinated on Sat urday by six men who are supposed to be anarchists. The king and queen were returning from their estate at Villa Vicosa, accompanied by the crown prince and the Infante Manuel, and many dignitaries were at the rail way station to meet them when the train pulled into Lisbon. The royal family entered an open carriage which was in waiting and immediately thereafter six assassins armed with carbines and revolvers rushed to the side of the vehicle and poured in a deadly hail of bullets. King Carlos and the crown prince were shot to death while the Infante Manuel was wounded in the right arm with a bul let. The Infante has been proclaimed king under the title of Manuel II and has issued his proclamation. Saw Its Shadow. Sunday was ground hog day and the varmint could scarcely avoid see ing its shadow if it ventured into the open, which we presume it did. Thus, according to tradition, we have near ly six weeks more of winter ahead of us. If we get no more than that, however, most of us will be well satisfied. Don't Do It. Refrain from pouring kerosene upon smouldering fires. Every day instances are chronicled in the dailies where persons have lost their lives from following practice. PRINCETON, MILLE LACS COUNTY, MINNESOTA, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY fc, 1908. this dangerous DECISIONSJF COURT Judge fl. D. Taylor Grants Attorney McMillan's notion for New Trial in the Tax Cases. Decision Favorable to Plaintff Handed Down in the Damage Suit of Goulding vs. Ferrell. Judge Myron D. Taylor has filed his findings with Clerk of Court King in the case of Alberta E. Plondke and Elizabeth M. Bartosch vs. County of Mille Lacs and E. E. Whitney, county auditor. The decision is dated Feb ruary 1 and is in substance as fol lows: That the motion to amend the findings of the district court is denied, but that the motion for a new trial is granted. This case, it will be remembered, was brought on for trial at the Octo ber term of the district court and the evidence therein was submitted. The arguments of the attorneys were later submitted on briefs and Judge Taylor subsequently decided that plaintiffs were entitled to recover the amount of the tax certificates with the legal rate of interest on such certificates. This finding of the court with the order for judgment was filed with Clerk of Court King on November 26. Not being satisfied with the decision so rendered, the board of county com missioners at its session on December 3, decided to have the evidence in the case thoroughly reviewed in order to decide whether further action should be taken, and to this end engaged Attorney E. L. McMillan to assist County Attorney Ross. A motion was subsequently made before Judge Taylor in chambers by Attorney McMillan to have the find ings of the district court amended, and in the event that such motion were denied that another motion ask ing the granting of a new trial be con sidered. The motion for a new trial has been granted, as stated at the commence ment of this article, and unless plain tiffs appeal to the supreme court the case will in all probability be retried at the coming term of court. An amount wf something like $2,000 is in volved in this suit and the action of the commissioners in reopening the case is commendable, as, according to the best legal talent, there is a good show for the county to win. Goulding vs. Ferrell. Judge Taylor on Saturday handed down his decision in the case of John W. Goulding vs. Wm. H. Ferrell. The judge sustains the verdict of the jury in district court and denies de fendant's motion for judgment. This suit was first tried in justice court and was an action brought by John W. Goulding to recover $50 from W. H. Ferrell for damages sus tained by plaintiff to his sidewalk in consequence of defendant leading a horse over such sidewalk. The jury before whom the suit was tried re turned a verdict in favor of plaintiff and assessed the damages at $2.55. An appeal was taken from this ver dict to the district court and the case came up for trial at the October term. The jury in this instance returned a verdict giving plaintiff damages of $2 a reduction of 55 cents. Defendant's attorney thereupon moved that judgment be entered for defendant notwithstanding verdict of jury or for new trial on minutes of court. Judge Taylor took the motion under advisement and the decision above given is the result thereof. A. S. of E. Meeting. The Baldwin Society, A. S. of E. No. 4991, will meet Saturday evening, February 8, at the school house in district 10. President T. S. Morrell of Cedar, Minn., will address the meeting. A special invitation is ex tended to the ladies to be present at this meeting. H. B. Fisk, President. Co-operative Creameries. The following article from Heat wole's Dairy Paper is well worthy of the farmers' perusal and careful con sideration: The dairymen of the state will be doing the prudent thing in taking the marketing of creamery products into their hands. If anything were needed to prove this it is found in the obstacles thrown in the way of their organization by the agents of inter ested corporations. There is much to indicate that dairymen in the past have suffered loss because the -New York butter market has for many years been practically a close corpor ation which manipulated market quotations to its own advantage and at the same time maintained agents whose business it was to convince western dairymen that they were the beneficiaries of the men who were tak ing an unfair advantage of them. The co-operative creameries all along have had trusts of one sort or another to contend with, which sometimes secretly and sometimes openly, have endeavored to prevent the successful operation of the local creameries. Their methods of doing this may have been different. The purpose of the trust has always been the same, to control the product of Minnesota dairymen. But the dairymen are learning that the most profitable thing for them to do is to be independent of combinations. The movement which has resulted in the Minnesota Co operative Dairies association is the result of this and ought to have the support of every dairyman who wants to put the dairying business on a firm basis. By co-operation the dairymen will be in a position where they will be independent of the trusts which seek to make a profit from their industry. FINANCIAL STATEMENT Of Spring Vale Mutual Fire Insurance Com pany for Year 1907. Secretary O. H. Olson's report for the year 1907 of the financial standing of the Spring Vale Mutual Fire Insur ance company is very encouraging. It shows the association to be in a most prosperous condition with a sub stantial balance in the treasury. Fol lowing is the statement as read by Mr. Olson at the annual meeting: Cash on hand Dec 31,1906 $3748 13 Collected premiums and mem bership fees during year 1562 48 Collected interest on loan and bank certificates of deDosit 376 74 -81939 23 Total cash including balance on hand from previous year $5687 35 Paid out on order during year $2040 46 Loaned out on good security 220 26 $2260 72 Cash on hand Dec 31. 1907 33420 63 LOAN ACCOUNT Loaned on good security $6771 40 S6771 40 Grand total Dec 31,1907 $10198 03 O. OLSON Secretary Salient Features of Message. Following are the salient features, condensed, of the president's message read in the halls of congress on Fri ,day of last week: Advocates re-enactment of employ ers' liability law to comform with supreme court's decision. ____ Urges compensation by government to all employes injured in the govern ment service. Directs attention to need of action in connection with the abuse of injunc tions in labor cases. Recommends laws better to secure control over the great business con cerns engaged in interstate commerce, and especially over the great common carriers that interstate commerce commission may pass upon any rate on its own initiative, may exercise supervision over the financial opera tions of interstate railroads and as sume a certain measure of control over the physical operation of these railways. Urges that railroads be permitted to form traffic associations, but not to pool earnings or traffic. Says Sherman anti-trust law should be amended so that it will not prohibit useful combinations. Denounces gambling in the stock market, and suggests legislation to prevent trading on margins for specu lative and gambling purposes. Re plies to attacks made by the Standard Oil corporation and the Santa Fe Railway company on the administra tion's action in prosecuting them and securing their conviction by the courts of criminal misconduct. Defends the two judges who im posed heavy fines on these two corpo rations, and praises all judges who are upright, wise and fearless. Says the laws must in the future be administered as at present, and jus tice be meted out with an even hand to great and small, rich and poor, weak and strong. Denies that the administration's actions have brought on business distress, but says it is largely due to the speculative folly and flagrant dis honesty of a few men of great wealth, and claims there is no justification to feel gloomy or frightened at the outlook, as ultimate success is as sured. Hon. A. McDonald Dead. Hon. J. A. McDonald of St. Cloud, one of St. Cloud's most honored and respected citizens, died last Thursday from heart failure, aged 62 years. He was a member of the Grand Army of the Republic, the Territorial Pioneers' association, the Elks and the Knights of Pythias. Mr. McDonald was mayor of St. Cloud for three consecutive terms and one of the most prominent business men of the city. At the time of his death he conducted a livery stable. He was a most genial gentle man and commanded the respect of all who knew him. VOLUME XXXII. NO. 7 DEATH CLAIMS TWO Mrs. Fredericksoo Dies at Home of Her Daughter, Mrs. F. Peter son, After Long Illness. Hureil, Youngest Daughter of fir. and Mrs. F. C. Foitz, Expires at Northwestern Hospital. Mrs. Carrie Magrete Frederickson died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Frank Peterson, in this village, on Friday, January 31, from heart failure superinduced by a paralytic stroke received sixteen months ago. Since sustaining this paralytic afflic tion Mrs. Frederickson had been cared for by her daughter, and not withstanding her severe suffering, bore her burden with fortitude. She was a good christian woman, and beloved by those who had the pleasure of her acquaintance. The deceased was born in Denmark, July 9, 1823, and on January 3, 1852, was married to Hans Frederickson. With her husband she came to the United States in May, 1889, and located at Ridgeway, Pa., where the family remained one year. From Ridgeway the family moved to Santi ago, Sherburne county, Minn., where a homestead was taken up, and upon this homestead Mrs. Frederickson lived until the death of her husband, September 12, 1906. She was then brought to the residence of her daughter, Mrs. Frank Peterson, in Princeton. Mrs. Frederickson was the mother of four daughters, three of whom sur vive her, viz., Mrs. Frank Peterson, Princeton Mrs. Jas. Nelson, Idaho Mrs. Peter Larson, Denmark. She also leaves six grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. Funeral services were held at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Peterson at 3 o'clock on Friday after noon, January 31. The services were conducted by Rev. GPO. A. Swert fager of the Congregational church. On the following day the remains were taken to the Danish cemetery at Santiago and there interred beside those of her husband. The floral offerings were profuse and among them were wreaths from the Pythian Sisters, Lady Maccabees and Rebekahs. Murell Foitz. Little Muriel Foitz, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. F. C. Foitz, died at the Northwestern hospital on Monday morning at 6 o'clock following an operation for peritonitis, which was performed on Saturday morning by Dr. Cooney. Death resulted from exhaustion. Dr. Cooney says that the operation is a simple one, but the little girl was in a weak condition from the effects of the disease, from which she had been a sufferer for a considerable time. A surgical opera tion, however, was the only course which gave any hope of relief. Immediately preceding the attack of peritonitis Mureil had suffered from pneumonia in an acute form, and this left her in no condition to combat the disease. Mureil was the youngest of thirteen children, ten of whom are now living. Funeral services were held at the family residence yesterday afternoon, Rev. Lambert of Hamline university officiating at the obsequies. The burial took place in Oak Knoll ceme tery. Mureil was a bright, sunny natured little girl, and her taking away is a heavy blow to the family. Battlefield Logic. Among the men who served with Roosevelt's Rough Riders in Cuba was a little Dutch Jew, who, accord ing to the men in his own troop, was "the very incarnation of cool, impu dent bravado in a fight." He was a consistent fatalist. One day he ob served a comrade dodging a spent bullet that had whistled uncomfort ably close to him. "Vat's de use to dodge dem pullets?" sang out the little Jew, "Dey'll hit you shust as veil vere you are as vere you ain't!" Everybody's Magaizne. School Report. Report of district 46, Isanti county, for the month ending January 31: Number of pupils enrolled, 27 aver age daily attendance, 24 total num ber of days attended, 477. Those per fect in attendanceCharley Lind, Albert Nelson, Esther Nelson, Oscar Nelson, Roy Nelson, Lizzie Parks. Those absent one dayReuben Erick son, Annie Lind, Ruth Lind, Harry Nelson, Emma Parks, Stella Parks, Bernard Wicen, Elof Wicen, Holger Wicen. Beth Martin, Teacher. A Treacherous Road. The road to success is slippery, and he who travels thereon needs a lot of sandChicago News.