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THE PRINCETON UNION BY R. O. DUNN. Published Kvry ThundtTi TIRM8-$1.0 0 PER YEAR IN ADVANCE. 1.25 I NOT PAID IN ADVANCE. PPIOKI FIRST ST EAST OP COURTHOUSB. a. I. STAPLES, Business Manager. THOS. H. PR0W5B Editor. St. Louis has again resumed its normal conditionthe populist con vention is over. The "interests" are again getting in their work through the medium of the boilei plate. It is really touchingthe solicitude of some of Attorney General Young's friends for J. F. Jacobson's political welfare. A Georgia editor admonishes people to speak well of the dead. A good word now and then for the living also helps some. The strawberry short cake served by the city hotels at this time of the year is long on cake and short on strawberries. Because every boodler in the state is opposed to J. F. Jacobson is one reason why decent people should rally to his support. Tom Lawson seems to have a "system" of his own. He has just cleaned up $1,700,000 by manipulating a deal in stocks. On March 4, 1909, the terms of twenty-eight United States senators expire and there are at least a few among them who should never be redoes elected. Emma Goldman is quoted by Boston Globe as saying, "I'll talk when I please." Then she isn't so very much different in this respect from other women. The early bird is all right. Chaileston News and Courier. Not the bird which comes to Minne sota in March under the impression that spring preceded it. Indiana republicans have unani mously indorsed Fairbanks for the presidency "on his record." If this plan were generally adopted there would be fewer corruptionists in office. South Dakota democratic state con vention instructed its delegates to the Denver convention for Bryan, Tues day. Frank O'Day and Boss O'Con nor think Minnesota may yet be saved. Salt water possesses wonderful curative properties, declares a French physician. If it only cured those French snobs who steal our heiresses from crossing it we would not dispute his assertion. J. F. Jacobson has the support of the lumber barons in the same ratio that Bob Dunn had their support in 1904sixteen to onesixteen against and one undecided but inclined to go with the majority. thehad The Shevlin Advocate has been added to the long list of dead ones which have passed away during the past year. Its death was due to theduced prevailing epidemicinsufficient sup port. While Tom Watson, the populist candidate for president will not get a single electoral vote, he will make lots of noise his attempt to do so. Tom is a forceful orator and knows how to make himself heard. Toledo lumbermen found guilty of organizing a trust have been sen tenced to pay fines langmg from $500 to $1,000 lb is about time the courts were finding out that the imposition of fines will not dissolve trusts. It looks now as if all the railroads affected by the two-cent rate law would take advantage of the recent supreme court decision and file suits to restrain the states in which such roads do business from enforcing the rate. Referring to the paid "write-ups" of Governor Johnson with which the "cheap and nasty" eastern magazines have been flooded recently, the Duluth News Tribune sarcastically remarks: "When in due time he is translated to heaven, as being too good for earth in the original, a readjustment of the management will end the power of Satan and so blot out his abode." Reluctantly tne Winona Republican admits that three is a strong Jacob son sentiment in the First congres sional district, notably in Houston, Fillmore and Freeborn counties. Jacobson sentiment pervades the endenies, tire state. The strenuous Mr. Roosevelt could hardly have surpassed the feat last week performed by the strenuous Mr. Taft in Chicago. Within a period of thirty-six hours he made six speeches and attended six formal banquets and luncheons. There is at least one independent democratic editor in southern Minne sota, O. J. Rea of the Tracy Herald, who has the courage of his convic tions. He is for Bryan and he bids defiance to the "kitchen cabinet" and the Johnson sycophants. Italy has joined in the general crusade against anarchy and last week seventy of the terrorists were sur rounded by troops at their headquar ters, arrested and cast into dungeons. Here's an example which the police of this country should follow. Designers of the ladies' skyscraper made one great mistake when they drew the plans for that remarkable structure. They should have provided for detachable tops so that ladies, upon going to church or the theater, could unhook a couple of stories and place them under their seats. It has been rumored that Mr. Young has arrived at the conclusion that he not care to be governor. Prob ably he would prefer a seat in the United States senate. Mr. Young has considerable experience in the senator-making line since as far back as 1889. Fred B. Lynch is a royal good fellow and he has a great business head. He is down in Chicago boom ing Governor Johnson for president and incidentally advertising the Canadian lands in which his firm is interested. Fred believes in combin ing business with pleasure. On Monday a tiuce was declared between the republicans and demo crats of the house and as a result, under suspension of the rules, the Sterling employers' liability bill went through. The measure is recom mended by President Roosevelt and is one which will no doubt prove bene ficial. With the coming of spring many industries throughout the country which had either shut down or re their working force are begin ning to resume operation with full complements. This looks good and a general belief exists that within a very short time there will not be an idle man in the country. Fifteen hundred laborers will be sent into Alaska at once to work on the proposed Copper River & North western railwaythe Guggenheim line. This means the opening up of a large mining territory, which will benefit not only the Guggenheims but menCannon who are operating on a small scale and who are handicapped for want of transportation facilities. Buffalo Bill suggests that a home for old newspapermen be built at the town of Cody in the Big Horn basin, where there are natural hot and cold springs, fine trout fishing, hunting and boating, The idea is all right, but the difficulty would be in persuading the old chaps to get out of harness before they dry up and blow away. The Bethel officers at Duluth have inaugurated a novel plan to dis tinguish the sheep from the goats in the bread line. Every man is required to saw a certain quantity of wood be fore he is given a ticket which entitles him to breakfast. If any professional tramps have been sponging upon the Bethel people the wood-sawing scheme will surely weed them out. In consequence of ill health Emperor Francis Joseph of Austria will abstain from participation in the holy week ceremonies, which include wash ing the feet of a number of poor people. Old Joe has performed this ablutionary rite for many a year, in fact ever since he became emperor, and this goes to show that he must be a man of indomitable courage. It ctfcTnol require"* Public TS^miner Schaefer four months to unearth a shortage of $12,010 in ex-Oil Inspector Warner's accounts with the state. If a shortage exists, which Mr. Warner it is barely possible that it is chargeable to the strenuous fight made for Collins delegates from Ramsey county to the republican state conven tion four years ago. Captain Mikkelsen, who recently returned from the polar regions confident that an undiscovered conti nent exists in Beaufort sea, for he has found a continental shelf under the ocean to warrant this belief. From a scientific viewpoint the dis covery would be important, but a con of any world. Chicago special to the Minneapolis Tribune: The great feature of the Johnson campaign here is the elabo rate headquarters and extravagance of the literary campaign. It looks some thing like a railroad president's office, with numerous stenographers and clerks around, and they are all busy. Circulars are being sent broadcast, and there seems to be an unlimited amount of money behind the move ment. 'f Emperor William finds it impossible to longer make both ends meet with the miserable pittance of $3,930,000 which is annually doled out to him, and a bill will be introduced provid ing for an increase. The advanced price of the necessaries of life is one of the grounds set forth for the de mand, and then there are the royal children and a lot of other persons who are entirely dependent upon the monarch's purse. William's salary should by all means be raised. If Ger may insists on having an emperor it should pay him a fair living salary. Speaker Cannon says that if the claims of the publishers of the country are correct the manufacturers of paper are liable to a penalty and the trust can be dissolved in the United Spates courts. With the view of wiping out such monopoly, Mr. introduced a resolution in the house calling upon the attorney general and the secretary of commerce the newspaper boysthe fellows who make presidents. A measure is pending in congress known as the "pure seed bill." It was referred to the interstate com merce committee for consideration and that committee has recommended its passage. The bill provides that all seeds sold in one state to persons in another shall be offered only under a statement guaranteeing their purity, and that no seeds which are mixed or contain adulterants shall be brought in from other countries. It also makes it a misdemeanor to carry on interstate commerce or foreign com merce in seeds that are adulterated or misbranded. This measure should prove of especial interest to Minne sota, which produces the finest and purest clover seed in the world, for it would prevent seeds from, being mis branded and passed off as the product of this state. THE PBINCBTON UNION: THTXBSDAY, ^PRIL 9, 1908. 1 S A fellow named Ely Wright has sued a proclamation to the voters of Cass county through the columns of the Walker Pilot, in which he states that "he has authority to open head quarters at the county seat of Cass county in the interests of Governor Johnson for the president of the United States." Get there, Ely. Cass county ought to be able, unaided and alone, to make our John A. "the president of the United States." benefit to the commercial cause of the plain people? Mr. Jacob son is conducting a clean and manly The notorious Ben Reitman, boon fight for the republican nomination companion of "Emma the Red," has been expelled from the Modern So ciety of Hoboes, of which he was thesave recognized leader, in consequence of his anarchistic tendencies. This shows that sawing wood is not theafford only thing the worthless unkempt tramp takes exception to and that he has at least one good qualityan aversion to anarchism. ishe ABSOLUTELY WITHOUT FOUNDATION. A St. Cloud friend writes: "I ambP^!l very anxious to know whether there is any truth whatever to be attached to the report that the 'interests' have made terms with Jacobson. I am sat isfied that Young is but I have had a very high regard for Jacobson. These rumors are persis tently circulated and, no doubt, will cause considerable trouble." The circulated by thee professional boodlers who have no love for Mr. Jacobson to the effect that he is backed by thenor "interests" are absurdly false. Who would the "interests" be most likely to favormen whom they have done business witzh foru years, or a ma who ealosl championen tinent of glaciers could hardly prove i JNorthneld has issued his platformm alway ha for governor. He is a man of mod erate means, has no financial backing to a very limited extent from a few of his friends and neighbors in his home town of Madison, and cannot to make an expensive cam paign. His sole reliance is in thecities common people whom he has so faith fully served. If boodle controls the republican state convention Mr. Jacobson will be defeated, otherwise will prove an easy winner. Why should the Long Prairie Leader so persistently oppose sending Hon. E. B. Hawkins as a delegate-at-large to the republican national conven tion? One of the reasons the Leader assigns for its opposition to Mr. Hawkins is that he is a representative of the steel trubt. How about Frank B. Kellogg, the special attorney for the steel trust in Minnesota? The Leader does not seem to object to Mr. Kellogg as a delegate. The latter is actively identified with the big cor poration, while Mr. Hawkins is neither directly or indirectly connected with the steel trust. Attorney General Young is seeming ly in an angry mood. It appears that he or one of his underlings instigated an article which appeared in the Du luth Herald some days since in which it was asserted that he contemplated withdrawing from the race for the re publican nomination for governor, thus affording him an opportunity to rush into print, deny the allegation, defy the alligators and at the same time pathetically inform the public that his old time friends, the "inter- ests," had thrown him down and stepped on him. This remarkable ebullition of temper on the part of the immaculate Edward leads us to believe that if he were to souse his enlarged head in a finger-bowl containing ice cold water it might be good for what ails him. OPINIONS OF EDITORS I Frank Day's Campaign Band. The band that plays the loudest does not make the sweetest music Clara City Herald. $- Bryan Democrats Are Stickers W. J. Bryan could no-more call off his friends in this stateNthan fly. Tn Brya democr and labor to inform the house what steps have been taken by these departi ments to investigate the action of the International Paper company of New York and other corporations. Uncle Joe is a shrewd politician and knows r-revancacion is a suojecc tnat Mr. full well that this action of his cannot -Day shouln1f handle carefully.Little fail to make a good impression upon axe. Fajlss Herald a the call-off kind.Flooadt woorden $- $- Jim Bennett is Truthful. Mr. Day says Mr. Bennett prevari cates. Mr. Bennett proves he didn't. Prevaricatio is a subject that Mr TTftr' Fal, Fewer and Better The Shevlin Advocate has gone out of business. There are too many newspapers in many towns. It would be better to have fewer and better papers.Norman County Index. "S* Imitating Frank Day. A Montana judge says he would as soon kill a policeman as eat break fast. What kind of breakfast do they serve in Montana to make a man feel' that way about it?Clay County Herald. $- Coming His Way. Things are coming his way with such quiet assuring evidence that Hon. J. F. Jacobson will no doubt be nominated by acclamation for gover nor. He is a sure enough harmony candidate.Rush City Post. 4* Has Made Good. While a member of the legislature Jacobson secured the passage of laws that have been the means of bringing into the state treasury millions of dollars annually. To him the state .T!" 80m LTr* le ff latl Getting into the Band Wagon. The stampede to get onto the Jacob son band wagon is unabatable, and no wonder, the man from Madison is eports that hav been industriously entitled to all these good things that are showing up. If he is nominated we will venture that he will be elected by a majority akin to that of Gover Johnson's.Evansville Enter prise. $- That Platform Th Joe Heatwole of Northfiel has issued his platfor and the may nowHon. be said tolbe a.n active didate for the republican nomination for governor. His platform is in favor of all the reforms imaginable, including county option, etc. He goes all the other candidates one better, but we fear he has "bitten off more than he can chew."Chaska Valley Herald. A Farm Is Better F. M. Rutherford of Winona been visiting his brother, M. S., week. C. D. Rutherford of Floodwood, cousin of M. S.Rutherford, was here on a visit Saturday. April 24 has been designated as Arbor day. Don't let the day pass without planting at least a tree or two the more the better. We sell the De Laval cream sepa rator, the grand prize winner at every exposition held during the last 25 years. Evens Hardware Co. Five hundred styles of ladies' tailored skirts on display at E. B. Anderson's store Friday, April 10, only one day. Be sure to see them. Louis Solberg is suffering from an attack of malignant diphtheria, but Dr. Armitage says he stands a fair chance of pulling through all right. Not the "first" cost but the "last" cost of a cream separator that counts. De Laval machines are by far the cheapest in the end. Sold by Evens Hardware Co. Rufus Bolstridge proposes to short ly open a small general store in Brad ford. He will utilize Jay Smith's barn until such time as he can erect a suitable building. Ladies, you are all invited to come and see the biggest line of ladies' skirts ever shown in Princeton. Re member, only one day, Friday, April 10, at E. B. Anderson's. Fred Stehl has sold his 40-acre farm one and a half miles west of town to C. C. Nelson of St. Paul for $1,500. Mr. Stehl and family left yesterday for Streeter, 111., where they expect to in future reside. The Spencer Brook stage was with drawn yesterday and our intimate business and social relations with that thrivin-g raD cau86 8 uf i 8 it S ta I Dot in the state of Minnesota who has done so much for the common people. Royalton Banner. The man who owns property in theworthy is reminded of that fact very frequently. What with taxes and asat sessments for sewers, sidewalks, parks and boulevards, he has to go some if he keeps up with the procession, and if he is a non-resident they sock it to him all the harder. Better own a farm that brings in something than a dozen or a score of vacant lots in the best city on earth.Montevideo Ad vance. LOCAL. has this village are seriously disar ed he could Spence Brook may survive the shock, but can Cambridge- Broad-Independent-Pressfarm A barn on the of Louis Wicen, four miles east of the village, burned on Friday afternoon. The contents of the building were saved. A bon fire started by boys near the barn destruction. Mr. and Mrs. it ^THywpg-i, JSW^^Sf Presum- Wicen were not at hoVe at^he time. ing too much in. aspirin the gover -orship this state? With one or 'two c^tedTn ,heTprtag VatepZ- exception, there is ing tOO much in.asnirinog tro t.Vio irnoo^ A_S 7 An insurance of $100 on the building. another n,an ers'Mutual Insurant company For SaleA shoe drill nearly as good as new, also a buggy. Imple ments are on Samuel Hamilton farm, R. F. D. No. 1, 3 miles west of Prince ton. Owner can be seen at second house south of Catholic church,. Princeton. Mrs. Samuel Hamilton. Dr. McRae returned on Tuesday from the cities and the boys, suspect ing Doc's trip was for the purpose of taking unto himself a fair life partner, were in full force upon his arrival at the depot and deluged him with Chinese cereal to the extent of ten or twelve pounds. The joke was on the boys, however, as the fair and blush ing bride failed to accompany Doc. The old veterans propose to erect a soldiers' monument in Oak KnolJ cemetery. The Wallace T. Rines post has already several hundred dollars on hand and several hundred more will be needed. There should be no trouble in raising the full amount necessary. Every patriotic citizen should be glad to be afforded an op portunity to subscribe to such a object. Jurors and witnesses in attendance court should, if they are not al ready subscribers, embrace the op portunity of subscribing for Mille Lacs county's oldest, best and most reliable newspaperthe Princeton Union. It contains more original reading matter each week than any other two papers published in the county, and is the only paper that gives the official proceedings of the county officers. Only $1.00 per year. Last week William Ross advertised eight horses for sale in the Union and all of the animals were sold with in a few days after the advertisement appeared. This not only speaks well for the Union as an advertising medium but also of the horses which Mr. Ross offered for sale. Mr. Ross has procured another supply of good, sound horses and will endeavor to keep horses suitable for general pur poses on hand all the time hereafter. When in need of a good horse call on him. William Ross was surprised by a number of friends on Saturday night and presented with a pair of pretty cuff buttons. The occasion was Bill's birthday anniversary, but he expected no such celebration as that which oc curred. It was a pleasant, jolly gathering and Bill was highly de lighted. Being a bashful young man he could not be prevailed upon to sing, but he told several stories which convulsed the party in laughter. Bill doesn't look as old as he really is, but in consequence of being an eligible young man seeking some fair maiden to pop the question this (leap) year, we have decided not to make public his age. School Entertaiument at Pease. The school entertainment given in district 9 last Friday night was a grand success socially as well as financially. The house was packed and the program was the very best that could be considering the size of the room. The scholars showed ex cellent skill in the rendition of the program and the teacher, Miss Christa Wallace, is deserving of much credit for her earnest and faithful en deavors in preparing such .an elabor ate entertainment. Miss Wallace is to be congratulated upon her success with tbe whole evening's work. The proceeds go for a library and a United States flag. Keeping Hts "Word Mrs. Fogarty (in fashionable res taurant)Now, for goodness sake, Mike, don't order Irish stew. Mr. FogartyAll right, I won't, dear. Waither, fetch me tiyther some Hibernian Suey or Celtic Goulash! Puck. The Cry of The Land We have one of the finest lines in town You will find it to your advantage to get our prices. We sell to suit ourselves and guarantee to save you at least 10 percent. Get your supplies at Armitag'e's Drug Store One door south of Caley Hardware building on Main Street. Dr. Armitage's Office in Odd Fellows' Building.