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CREAMERY_STARTED Part of Material on Grounds and Ex- cavating Begun for Founda- tion of the Building. Farmers Are Enthusiastic and No Dif- ficulty Will Be Experienced in Disposing of Stock. A meeting of the directors of the Princeton Co-operative Creamery association was held at the opera house on Saturday for the purpose of determining whether the construction of the building should be pushed ahead at once or a stay taken until more money had been paid into the treasury Treasurer Chas. Judkins reported that $1,220 had been received at the First National bank for stock and said he felt confident that many more tarmers would take shares. Mr. Jud kins strongly advised that an im mediate start be made, and this seemed to be the unanimous opinion of the board. John Dalchow said he felt sure that there would be no difficulty in readily disposing of stock after the building of the creamery had commenced: he knew of farmers who would double the number of shares held by them and of others who would subscribe just as soon as they had time to come to town. Mr. Dalchow was positive that the farmers on the list who had not paid up would do so at their earliest op portunity. Robert S. Shaw agreed with Mr. Dalchow, but suggested that the directors make a thorough canvass for the sale of stock in their respec tive territories. In this suggestion the board unanimously acquiesced. It was decided by a unanimous vote that August Jaenicke proceed at once to construct the creamery, and President Louis Rust so instructed. The inspection of the plans for the building consumed considerable time and it was decided to make some slight alterations in the same. Henry Holthus' resignation was read, accepted, and Otto Henschel elected to sucoeed him. Mr. Hpnsohel is a capable, trustworthy man for the position. A motion was then carried empower ing August Jaenicke to supervise and hire men for the construction of the whole buliding, including carpenter work he was further authorized to purchase all material for such con struction and requested to divide his orders among the business men of the town provided material could be pur chased as cheaply from one as an other. The question of a lawn and flower garden on two sides of the creamery was discussed and it was agreed to set the building back ten feet from the sidewalk to permit of this arrange ment. Another meeting of the directors will be held at the opera house on Saturday, May 23, at 2 o'clock in the afternoon for the purpose of receiving bids for the equipment of the creamery and hiring of a buttermaker. Sandstone for the foundation of the creamery is now on the ground and excavating has commenced. The brick for the building has also been ordered and Mr. Jaenicke will push the construction to completion as rap idly as possible. Stock in the com pany is being daily subscribed for at the First National bank and farmers, with but very few exceptions, are en thusiastic over the creamery enter prise. "Fill tip" With Some time ago the Union received a postal containing the following: GOV. JOHNSON FOR PRESIDENT. We are authorized to offer to papers free of charge, expressage prepaid, political matter favoring the candi dacy for president of Governor John son of Minnesota. A page will be prepared once in three weeks, in which his followers will set forth his qualifications for the office. If you desire to take advantage of this opportunity, kindly fill out the attached postal and mail at once. The order for this page goes to Chicago, but plates will be shipped to you from our nearest office. American Press Association. The above is published for the bene fit of struggling little sheets that may want some matter "already set" to "fill up" their cqlumns with. Remem ber, the stuff is free. A Touring Car That Goes Some William H. Ferrell has purchased a touring car which eclipses any machine in Princeton and he feels in consequence as proud as a peacock in the Garden of the Gods. The auto is a 28 horse-power Franklin with all the latest improvements, and while its spee capacity is over -60 miles per hour, Mr. Ferrell does not contem plate running it quite as fast as that unless it be cases of emergency. It is one of the easiest riders to be ob tainedthere is virtually no jar even when the machine climbs over piles of niggerheads. By the way, this was fully demonstrated when Bill ran it over the rocks at Chas. Keith's place merely to test its mountaineering properties of course. Since the machine was brought up from tne cities Mr. Ferrell has been kept busy giving his friends rides around the country. Anyone can get a ride for the asking, and there is no danger of a smashup with Bill at the wheel. The auto responds to his touch instantaneouslyit will run in lines circular, serpentine or trian gular. It is a splendid machine, all right. So well is Thos. H. Caley pleased with the car that he has ordered one of the same make, but Mr. Ferrell says it will have an additional device attached in the shape of a cowcatcher. TEACHERS' MEETING. Association Convenes at JYIilaen on Satur day Next, May 16. Teachers and prospective teachers living in Princeton will have no ex cuse to remain away from the meeting at the Milaca high school on Saurday next, May 16, for teams will be in readiness upon that morning to con vey whomsoever may desire to go. These teams will start from Ewing's music store and teachers are asked to meet at that place. The store will be open at 7 o'clock in the morning and the party will leave for Milaca at 8 o'clock sharp. This is absolutely necessary in order that the teachers may reach Milaca in time for the meeting at 11 o'clock. It is probable that all who so wish may return to Princeton in time for supper. Follow ing is the program for the day's pro ceedings: Program. MORNING Meeti ng called to order at 11 a Prayer Rev Rofcnson Business meeting Election of officers for ensuing year AFTERNOON Piano Solo Mrs Vaaler Remarks Co Supt Ewing Address Supt A N Farmer, S Cload Selection. __.XiaUes' Gnaxiet Address Pres Caton. Minneapolis Solo Mrs Davis "The Teacher and the Community" Supt Davis Milaca Discussion led by Supt Marshall Talk by Prof W Bennett of Minneapolis GUY EWING County Supt Teachers' Picnic. On Saturday the teachers of the high school entertained the teachers of the Whittier and Brickton schools at a picnic in beautiful Elk Lake park, and it was a jolly party of frolicsome maidens which Mr. Davis drove to that place in his outing vehicle. Scientist Fiske champeroned the young ladies and the only instructor who did not attend was Supt. Marshall. He couldn't break away from the ball game. The day at the park was passed very enjoyably in boating, fishing, etc. At noon a bounteous luncheon was spread in the pavilion which in cluded delicious coffee and ice cream. Following the feast some of the girls played selections on the piano while others sang and the musical part of the program concluded with "Home, Sweet Home" by Mr. Pratt's powerful phonograph. Yes, 'twas a jolly time that the girls had, but Mr. Fiske appeared to be a trifle lonesome, probably because he was the only one in the party who did not wear a merry widow hat. Supper was eaten on the way home and the girls are already planning another picnic at Elk Lake park. A Good "Word for the Union. A prominent Minneapolis lawyer writes: "More than a score of country weekly papers come to my office regularly, but the i on leads them all. Typographically the Union is a gem and it is the best edited paper I know of. Permit me to congratulate you on the fight you are making for that splendid man J. F. Jacobson. There is only one thing I regretthat you are not fight ing for Bob Dunn." Brotherhood of Yeomen. Mr. E. A. Hibbard of Anoka is here representing the Brotherhood of American Yeomen, a fraternal insur ance association with headquarters at Des Moines, Iowa. Mr. Hibbard is meeting with considerable success and will remain for some time and en deavor to organize a local branch in Princeton. Mr. Hibbard is thorough ly reliable and he will make no false representations. Gay Caldwell Honored. Guy Caldwell, a former Princeton boy, has been unanimously elected president of the St. Paul Roosevelt club, one of the most influential re publican organizations of that city. BAND BOYS GET $50 Council Donates This Sum Upon Con- dition That Weekly Outdoor Concerts Are Given. iluch Needed Crosswalk Will Be Laid Between Princeton Hotel and the Larson Warehouse. The business of the council was light at its regular meeting on Thurs day evening, but it accomplished at least one thing goodthat of ordering a crosswalk laid between the Prince ton hotel and the Wikeen & Larson building on the opposite side of the street, as suggested in last week's Union. A committee was also ap pointed anent this matter to wait upon Messrs. Wikeen & Larson and en deavor to persuade them to put down a cement sidewalk alongside of their warehouse. The band boys appeared before the council in a body and asked that they be given $50 to assist them in pur chasing instruments, etc. R. E. Jones, who knows considerable about bands himself and especially the many or ganizations in Princeton which have gone bump, gave the'boys some sound advice. He said that the village had contributed towards maintaining bands upon several occasions and that there were instruments which the village had purchased scattered all over town at this time. He named places where drums and horns could be found hanging up unused which belonged to the village. After Mr. Jones had lectured the applicants for a donation until some of them trembled, he made a motion that $50 be given them provided they give a concert in the court house park every Friday night throughout the summer months and report to the council from time to time as to the condition and whereabouts of the instruments. The motion of Councilman Jones was unanimously adopted and the band played "The Merry Widow" in ap preciation of the council's generosity. There is nothing that will enliven a town more than a good band, and the bojs seem to be doing their best to give Princeton a first-class musical organization. R. E. Jones and Dr. Armitage were appointed a committee to examine the old chemical engine and ascertain whether it would be possible to put it in shape so that it could be again used. If this can be done the chemical will be used for fire purposes across the river. Saloon licenses were granted Sjo blom & Olson and Clarence Hill, a number of bills audited, and the council adjourned. Ieath of Guy Bockoven Guy Bockoven, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Bockoven of Princeton town ship, died at Dr. Cline's hospital in Anoka on Saturday at 5 o'clock p. m. and the remains were brought here on Monday evening's train. The young man was 22 years and 9 months old and the cause of his death was yellow jaundice, from which he had suffered for more than two months. He was taken to the Anoka hospital on Mon day of last week. Funeral services were held at the family residence on Tuesday after noon and were conducted by Rev. Geo. A. Swertfager. The burial took place in Oak Knoll cemetery. Guy Bockoven is survived by a father, mother, three brothers, Ray F., Alvah E. and Irvin K., and two sisters, Mrs. H. G. Schmidt and Ella A. Bockoven. The deceased was a promising musician, a good stationery engineer and a young man well liked in the community where he resided. G. W Harter Sells Residence. G. W. Harter has sold his residence property in the village of Princeton to Willis Foote and moved back onto his farm. The property is among the most desirable in the village. Mr. Harter wishes to express, through these columns, his appreciation of the treatment which he received while a resident of this village. He says that words are inadequate to express his kindly feeling for the people of Princeton. Mr. Harter is one of the best men in the world and Prince tonians will be sorry that he decided to move away- Tax Judgment Sale. *?_- County Auditor Whitney on Mon day held the annual real estate tax judgment sale for Mille Lacs county at the court house and there were 338 tracts sold, as follows: F. H.. Well come, Minneapolis, 121 Frank Gould ing, Princeton, 1 First National Bank of Princeton, 1 A. Bryson, Princeton, 2 Chas. Keith, Princeton, 194 Mille Lacs Lumber Co., Milaca, 15 J. H. Probst, St. Paul, 4. PRINCETON, MILIE LACS COUNTY, MINNESOTA, THURSDAY, MAY 14, 1908. MACAS SHOWSKILL In Sunday's Game Goulding's Vam- pires Are Defeated by Visit- ors by Score of 3 to 2. Princeton Highs Are Hammered Hard by Hilaca School Teamwand Chalk Up Goose Egg. ie of the prettiest games seen upon local grounds for some time was red by Milaca and Princeton last day, the former winning by a 'e of 3 to 2. It was the first game that Milaca has won from Princeton for two years and the fans from that place felt very jubilant over the vic tory. It was not through inability to con nect with Wilkes' "floaters" but through poor base running that the locals lost the game. The game was anybody's until the last man was out. Hass, who officiated upon the mound for Princeton, pitched an exception ally good game, allowing the visitors but 2 hits. The locals upon the other hand garnered 13 hits off Wilkes, Mil aca's crack pitcher. The features of the game were the two-base hits by C. Smith and Hass, the three-base hit by Rcos and the one handed catch of a fly ball by Grady of Milaca. Follow ing is the score and line up: lacaca Wins, 3b Mallette 2b Doane, Fairbanks, if Norcross, cf Grady rf Bigjord, ss Swfidling Wukes, Total s. Princeton bmith sb Oosdiner 3b Chapman, cf Clough, Walker if Smith, rf Ro-)s 2b Angstman, Ha*s Totals ABEIPOA E 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 1 1 0 4 1 34 i 2 27 10 4 AB PO A E 5 11112 5 0 2 2 0 1 5 0 i 1 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 1^13 0 4 0 1 10 0 0 4 0 1 0 0 2 10 5 Batteries Princeton, Hass and Angstman Muaca Wilkes and Swadlmg, two base hit s, O Smith, Hass, three base hit s, Roos struck out by Hass 7, by Wilkes 5 time 1 45 umpir e, Hill scorers. Berg and Craig Game Between High Schools. The Princeton high school team was dfcxWted on thfe local gsoueda Satur day vy a score of 3 to 0. Milaca's high school team has not been defeated this yearit is a dandy. Tne game, here was one of the fastest, cleanest and most exciting ever witnessed on the Princeton diamond. Milaca brought in two of its scores in the first inning. With two men on bases Angstman threw off his mask and ran for a foul and while he was putting it on again Roos shot one over and one man scored. The other runner scored on a sacrifice. In the fourth Wilkes made a long hit, reaching second on it, and was sacrificed home, making the score 3 to 0, where it remained to the end of the game. Roos, who twirled for Princeton, pitched a good game and fanned 12 men, while Wilkes, who was on the rubber for Milaca, pitched a heady game and showed coolness at critical times. Milaca has a fine bunch of players and it is no disgrace for the Princeton boys to be beaten by them by so small a margin. Next Saturday the Hinckley high school team has promised to come to Princeton and this will be your last chance to see the high school teams play here this season, as all future games are scheduled for other towns. Score and line up of Saturday's game: Milaca High School Wills, 3b Mallette,2b Wickham lb Fairbanks, If Norcross, cf Grady, rf Bigford, rf Bigford ss Heilig, Wilkes Totals Princeton High School Shaw, ss Roos, .$ Jesmer, 3b Angstman, A 2b Cotten cf Kaliher, If Berg rf Angstman, Kaliher R,lb Totals Batteries: Roos and and Heilig AB PO A E 4 0 0 3 1 0 .411010 4 1 2 8 0 1 .400100 .400000 .200000 2 0 0 1 0 0 3 0 0 3 1 0 3 1 1 11 1 0 3 0 0 0 5 0 33 3 4 27 9 1 AB PO A E 4 0 0 0 1 1 4 0 0 1 2 0 4 0 0 3 3 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 4 0 1 13 3 0 3 0 1 0 1 33 0 3 27 10 3 Angstman, Wilkes Athletic Association Entertainment. Nothing so highly successful as the literary and musical entertainment on Friday night was ever presented by the High School Athletic association, and the society has put up some good productions. It was excellent from start to finish, and much credit is due those who took part as well as those who planned the program. The song, "Pussy Willows," ren dered by Miss Huse's little girls, was especially good, and the tots demon strated that they had been carefully and skillfully trained. A reading, "The Night Run of the Overland," by Archie Hull, was a touching selection eloquently delivered and the wand drill by the high school girls elicited much applause. These girls had been trained by Miss Peterson. Chas. Kopp and Grover Umbehocker's duet an original selection composed by Mr. Kopp for the occasionwas well sung, but a trifle scorchy, that is, it good-naturedly dug into the associa tion. All a joke, of course, which was taken in good spirit. "A Proposal Under Difficulties," the three-act farce presented, was a mirth provoker throughout and there were persons in the audience who laughed until they cried and then re versed the order of procedure. Misses Huse, Peterson and Thomp son, the teachers who trained the pu pils for the occasion and took the utmost pains to perfect them in their parts, are highly deserving of praise. The door receipts were $68.70, and this places the Athletic association in a better position financially than it has ever enjoyed. GRADUATION EXERCISES Of Northwestern Hospital Training School for Nurses at Methodist Church Commencement exercises of the Northwestern Hospital Training School for Nurses will be held at the Methodist church on Wednesday even ing, May 20, at 8 o'clock. The North western Hospital Training School for Nurses is acknowledged to be one of the best institutions of its kind in the country. It is not, of course, so large as the city hospitals, but the facilities offered for acquiring a thorough training are equally as good, and the graduates of this school have no difficulty in securing all the profes sional work they can attend to. An excellent program, which is printed hereunder, has been arranged for the graduation exercises. Program. The King Hussars Leonard Mrs S S Petterson and Mrs Soule Invocation Rev W Heard Song of the Sea Veazie Jr. Double Quartet Address Rev eo Swertfager Hagar Michelson Francis Peterson A Night in Venice Lucantoni Mrs Cooney and Chas Kopp The Professi on of Nursing Bertha A. Brewster Address and Presentation of Diplomas E Cooney Brtfe-ae of the Wight .~v TaaKwhe Ladies Quartet. Accompanist Mrs Soule H. C. Cooney, M. D., medical director of the Northwestern hospital, the faculty and senior class of the Training School for Nurses extend a cordial invitation to the public to attend the graduation exercises. Oak Knoll Cemetery. Mrs. Guy Ewing and Mrs. Wm. Orton are soliciting subscriptions for cleaning up and beautifying Oak Knoll cemetery and respectfully ask those who have relatives buried there to assist in this work by leaving con tributions at the Ewing music store. Sufficient money has been collected to commence work at the cemetery, but more is needed, as it is the aim of the committee to hire a man for at least three'months. This is a worthy cause and the people of Princeton should respond readily with liberal contribu tions. Andrew Bullis has kindly consented to superintend the work of beautifying the grounds, and this means that it will be well done. Democratic Convention. There were about forty in attendance at the democratic county convention at Milaca on Saturday and the delegates elected to the state convention which meets in St. Paul today are as fol lows: J. J. Skahen, Magnus Sjo blom, William Neely, Princeton J. A. Allen, A. M. Anderson, Axel Johnson, Milaca. J. A. Allen was chairman of the county convention and Wm. Neely secretary. Miss Eunice James Writes. A letter from Miss Eunice James dated at Bostonia, Cal., says that she is greatly enjoying her trip in the west. "On Easter Sunday," she writes, "it was 94 degrees in the shade, but a constant breeze from the ocean prevents one from minding the heat here as in Minnesota." She sends regards to all her friends in Princeton. A NORTHWESTERN HOSPITAL. Isabelle Lenertz was attacked with acute appendicitis on Monday while attending school. She went home and grew gradually worse, and on Tues day morning Dr. Cooney was con sulted. In consequence of the serious condition of the girl Dr. Cooney had her taken to the hospital immediately, where he performed a surgical opera tion and removed a gangrenous appendix. The patient's prospects for recovery are good. Michael Arbo of Ogilvie was on Tuesday subjected to an operation for the removal of an abdominal tumor. Mr. Arbo's condition since the oper ation has been satisfactory. YOLUME XXXII. NO. 21 A DIABOLICAL HERD Bella Qunness of La Porte, Indiana, Lures Men to Her Farm and There flurders Them. Fourteen Persons Known to Have Met Death at the Home of This Emissary of Satan. No tragedy of modern times can approach in horrible detail the crime perpetrated by that bloody-handed monster, Mrs. Bella Gunness of La Porte, Indiana. As the work of the investigators proceeds more gruesome grows the discoveries at the house of murder. It has become clear that in fiendishness this woman Gunness sur passed even the Bender family of Kansas. Ten dismembered bodies have so far been unearthed at the Gunness farm and it is Known that at least fourteen deaths have occurred there. Greed for money appears to have been the mania which impelled this woman to commit these wholesale butcheries, and in this work it is be lieved that she was assisted by her hired man, Ray Lamphere, who is now in jail. Her device to secure victims was a shrewd one. She ad vertised in matrimonial papers for a husband, but refused to consider a proposal unless the applicant made a personal visit to her and deposited a large sum of money. After this trans action nothing more was ever heard of the suitor. He was dispatched with deadly poison, chopped up in the chamber of horrors and laid away with the silent majority beneath the sod. Late reports say that, beyond a doubt, Lamphere fired the house, and evidence tends to show that Mrs. Gunness and the three children lost their lives in the lire. A gold crown tooth and three rings said to have belonged to Mrs. Gunness were found upon the corpse of the woman dis covered in the debris. A dirk, knives and about two dozen bent scissors blades were also found in the ruins. These instruments are supposed to have been used for the dismembership of the victims' bodies The female butcher's victims were from all parts of the country and one of them is believed to have come from Christiania, Norway, lured to La Porte by an advertisement in a Norwegian newspaper. According to a letter received by Sheriff Smutzer of La Porte on Tues day there are relatives of the Gunness family living at Mille Lacs lake. This letter was from Albert Peterson of Isle, a cousin of Peter Gunness, the second husband of Mrs. Gunness. Peterson bays Gunness advanced a large amount of money to his wife. Gunness was insured for $2,000 in the United Workmen, a fraternal organ ization, and for $1,000 in the Sons of Norway. He believes that a child of Gunness by a former marriage, who is living with him at Isle, should be protected, and intimates that the will of Mrs. Gunness will be attacked in favor of Jennie Swanhilde, the child in question. A dispatch from El Paso says that Engineer Kellogg of the Texas & Pacific railroad believes that Mrs. Bella Gunness, the Indiana murderess, is in New Mexico. Territorial Pioneers. William King of Wyanett attended the convention of the territorial pioneers which met in St. Paul on Friday to celebrate the fiftieth anni versary of the admission of Minnesota to statehood. Mr. King returned on Tuesday and says he had a very en joyable time. He was the guest while in the cities of H. F. Brown, Minne apolis, who entertained him right royally and took him on several automobile trips. Colonel Gerlach's Keport Colonel Gerlach's report of his re cent inspection of Company has been received by Capt. C. A. Caley and it is a report of which the boys might well feel proud. The colonel states that he found the company in splendid shape, well up in military tactics and as healthy as a brook trout. He characterized it as one of the very best companies in the state. Ice Cream Social. The Scandinavian Lutheran church of Bogus Brook will give an ice cream and basket social on Saturday evening, May 16, in the WoodarcL brook school house. Music will be furnished by a first-class phonograph. Ladies are respectfully requested to bring baskets. Drug Store for Wahkon. Wahkon is soon to have a drug store with Mr. George A. Payne proprietor.