When Cleaning House
Mr. and Mrs. M. S. Rutherford
went to the cities on Tuesday for a
Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Brennan and
family have returned to Princeton
from Eagle Lake.
Dr. Cooney was called into con
sultation by Dr. Parsons of Elk
River on Sunday.
One good second-hand upright
piano for sale at a bargain$150.
Ewings' Music Store.
Cream of Oil is the best kerosene for
lamps and incubators. Sold by Olson
& Pederson, Zimmerman. 48
Mrs. G. Thoma returned on Tuesday
to her home in Minneapolis after a
pleasant visit with relatives here.
L. M. Farnham and wife came down
from Bemidji the latter part of the
week to visit relatives and friends.
Rev. Geo. E Satterlee of St. Paul
is the guest of Mr. and Mrs. E. A.
Ross and Mr. and Mrs. Ben]. Soule.
Fresh spinach, prime celery and
various other kinds of green spring
vegetables at the alifornia Fruit
Dr. Lester on Thursday performed
an operation for appendicitis at his
hospital upon George Erickson of
Carl Nelson has sold his farm in
Greenbush to Ludwig Thompson of
Wisconsin, who will tr,ke immediate
Herb Anderson has sold his barber
shop to Horstman & Teuber and has
accepted a position in the tonsorial
parlors of Kaliher & Miller.
Roadstrom's cracker demonstration
on Friday was a crackerjack. It at
tracted a throng of people to the store
and kept the clerks hustling filling
Mr. and Mrs. George Whitney were
here visiting friends on Thursday
and Friday. Mr. Whitney is now a
motorman on the street cars in Min
Rev. George R. Merrill, D. D., of
Minneapolis delivered a very able
sermon at the Congregational church
on Sunday. He returned to the city
on Monday morning.
The First National Bank of Prince
ton always has money on hand to
loan on farm mortgages. There is
consequently no delay in closing of
loans. Liberal on or before privi
M. T. Moen, state attorney of the
Anti-Saloon league, will speak as fol
lows: Santiago, Saturday, April 24,
8 p. m. Glendorado, Sunday, April
25, 10 a. m. Estes Brook, 2 p. m.
Greenbush, 8 p.m.
You will need sponges, chamois, brushes, soaps,
disinfectants, insecticides, wall paper, paints, etc.
We have them all and a lot of other things that
you may not think of, but which you may need
just the same. Any one of them will lighten the
labor of housecleaning and produce better results
than you would get if you tried to do without
them. Make this store your headquarters for
housecleaning supplies this spring and see if you
don't like our way, our goods and our prices.
W We Guarantee What We Sell.
C. A. JACK
George I Staples Is the only person who Is
authorized to collect money due this office In
every case the party paying money is entitled
to and should insist upon receiving a printed
receipt. DUNN. Publisher.
Girl wanted. Apply at office of
Geo. E. Rice.
P. L. Roadstrom made a trip to the
cities on Monday.
Peter Torrell made a trip to Min
neapolis on Monday.
Something is going to happen at
the Methodist church on May 14.
'Big Four" seed oats for sale.
Apply to Swan Olson, Princeton.
Charley Sampson, the Minnetonka
nurseryman, was here over Sunday.
Mrs. Tarbox arrived home from a
visit to relatives in Anoka on Friday.
Mille Lacs Teachers' association at
Princeton high school Saturday, May
Remember the special sale of Fen
way's candies next Saturday at C. A.
Thomas Neely and Edmund Young
went down to St. Paul on business
Nelson's photos nlease the people.
The First National Bank of Prince
ton will make you a loan on your
If your farm is for sale, list it with
Robt. H. King and he will find you a
The S. M. B's will be entertained
by Miss Effa Reichard on Saturday
A dance will be given at the M. B.
A. hall, Wyanett. on Saturday even
ing, May 1
For farm loans go to Robt. H.
King. He gives lowest rates, best
terms and quick service. 50-tf
Godfrey Wicktor came up from Elk
River on Monday evening and drove
to his home at Santiago.
Rev. Otto Strauch left on Monday
for Webster to attend an eccleciastical
conference. He will return today.
I keep good horses on hand at all
times for sale. If you have horses to
sell bring them to me and I will pay
cash for them. Wm. Ross.
Will exchange ten or twelve bushels
of good seed Early Ohio potatoes for
an equal number of bushels of prime
Burbanks. R. C. Dunn.
A silver plated and gold lined bon
bon dish worth $1.00 given with every
pound box of Fenway's candies next
Saturday only. C. A. Jack.
Something new. We have bought a
sample line of ladies' fine trimmed
hats which will be sold at half their
value. Mark's Great Bargain Store.
Spring was a month old yesterday
yet the atmosphere was decidedly
chilly. The weather prophets predict
bright warm days by the last of the
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Payette and
family will next week leave Princeton
for Spokane, Washington, near where
they expect to make their home on a
For sale, a lot of sound work
horses, weighing about 1,300 pounds
each. Will sell for cash or on time.
Apply to Chas Farrington, Prince
To introduce and as a special for
Saturday next only, we will give a
silver plated bon bon dish with every
pound box of Fenway's candies sold.
C. A. Jack.
Second-hand buggies and harness
for sale, also good horses for sale at
all times at my barn near the West
Branch bridgeChas. King's old
stand. Verne Mott. l5-4t
Lost, a Shepherd dog about a year
old, head and neck white, ears black,
body black and paws white. Finder
return to T. F. Carr, Princeton, route
5, box 87, for reward.
William Ross has almost cleaned
out another bunch of first-class horses
and will replenish his stables this
week. "Will always keeps good horses
on hand, but they go fast.
Mr. and Mrs. Torrey of Grand
Rapids were here over Sunday. It is
expected that they will locate on a
farm in this part of the county. New
settlers are always welcome.
H. Steeves place, consist-
ing of 160 acres, and' considered one
of the best farms near Princeton, has
been sold to August and George Gerth
through the Robt. H. King agency.
Ed. Drescher has returned from
Marshfield. Wis., and, with his
brother William, will .go into business*
in the contracting line. See their ad
vertisement in another column of this
We sincerely hope that every dollar
appropriated by the legislature for
roads and bridges in this and adjoin
ing counties will be judiciously ex
pended and that permanent good will
be derived therefrom.
We are now getting a great many in
quiries for improved and partly im
proved farms, and should any one wish
to sell his farm come in and see us,
giving your price and terms.
12-4t M. S. Rutherford & Co.
tH^ PEINCE^ON tfHiOlf:
Mrs. R. D.
rByers and daughter,
Blanche, visited friends in the cities
Money to loan on improved farms
at the lowest rate of interest. Loans
promptly and properly closed.
14-tf M. S* Rutherford & Co.
Colonel Gerlach, U. S. A., inspected
the boys of Company G. on Tuesday
evening. During the colonel's stay
he was the guest of Captain and Mrs.
C. A. Caley.
Seven-cent sale at the Bazaar 'on
all ten-cent articles Friday and Satur
day, April 23 and 24. Also a special
sale on trimmed hats only at a 25 per
cent discount for cash. Mrs. E. F.
There nas been no change in the
road and bridge appropriations by
the legislature as announced in the
Union a couple of weeks ago. The
amounts will be available at the time
Mrs. Aulger Rines has arrived
home from the coast but her daughter,
Luella, will remain in California for
a month or two longer. Mrs. Rines
speaks in high praise of the Pacific
Nels Robideau of Greenbush
brought a sample of maple sugar of
his own manufacture to the Union
office on Friday. It was made from
the sap of young trees and was of a
very fine quality.
Lost, on Saturday, in the village of
Princeton a gold watch with chain and
fob. Fob has initials "R. M." en
graved on it. Finder please return to
Ruth McKinney at the Bazaar,
Princeton, for reward.
A snow storm last night, followed
by an embryonic blizzard from the
northwest, threw another scare into
the robins and retarded the progress
of spring fever, of which many per
sons were beginning to show symp
Before you start for Princeton to
have your picture taken be sure it is
the first or third Saturday of the
month, as these are the only days you
will find Nelson, the famous photo
grapher from Anoka, at his studio in
At the funeral of Mr. Wm. Orton E.
A. Ross' new lowering device was
used for the first time. It is an ap
paratus by means of which a casket is
lowered into the grave, and is a vast
improvement over the old method of
lowering by hand.
A surprise party gathered at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. Verge Hatcher
on Monday evening to wish Mr.
Hatcher many happy returns of the
dayit was his birthday anniversary.
Games were played and a lunch was
served at midnight.
A. S. Wemple, state bank examiner,
was here yesterday and inspected the
books of the Princeton State bank.
Mr. Wemple stated that he never, in
all his experience, found books better
or more accurately kept, and highly
complimented the officials of the bank.
Quite a number of telegrams were
forwarded to the governor on Satur
day and Monday from Princeton,
Milaca and Mora urging him to veto
the tonnage tax bill. The people of
these towns understand what a greater
Duluth means to this section of the
Elmer Chapman writes us from St.
Cloud that he and Jimmy Jerrard
were trout fishing one day last week
and caught twenty-eightthe heaviest
weighing half a pound. There doesn't
seem to be any exaggeration about
this fish story, especially as to the
A house belonging to Frank Libby
and occupied by Henry Peterson, in
north Princeton, was burned, with its
contents, on Saturday night. The fire
was caused by the explosion of a
lamp A small insurance was carried
on the furniture but none on the
A number of trees are ruined every
year through carelessness in setting
fire to the dead grass. Last week we
noticed a number of fine young apple
trees the bark of which was badly
charred by setting fire to dead grass
without first removing it from around
Mrs. Mary H. Smith, widow of the
late S. B. Smith, left on Wednesday
for Manette, Washington, where she
expects to pass the remainder of her
days with her daughter. Mrs. Colin
Campbell of Milaca, whose destina
tion is Everett, Washington, accom
panied Mrs. Smith.
Professor T. J. Caton will be the
principal speaker at the Mille Lacs
Teachers' association meeting at the
high school building in Princeton on
May 1. Mr. Caton is president of the
Caton Business college, Minneapolis,
and is an acknowledged authority on
matters pertaining to education.
The Popcorn Social club met at Mr.
and Mrs. Clarence Hill's on Friday
evening. Almost twenty-five persons
were in attendance and, atfer the
usual amount of important business
had been disposed of the feature for
the remainder of the evening was the
game of Five Hundred. Popcorn in
several courses and styles was served.
Moline Disc Harrows
Moline Riding Cultivators
Berger Mattson of Orrock was a
pleasant caller at the Union office
on Saturday. Mr. Mattson is a very
interesting talker and, among other
thiiigs, told the i on that in 1873
he was a printer's devil on the old
Princeton Appeal. His reminiscences
of early days are well worth listening
John Rogers, a former resident of
Blue Hill but now of East St. Cloud,
was a caller at this office yesterday.
Mr. Rogers has lived in East St.
Cloud six years and is doing well.
He is one of the old subscribers of
whom the Union is proudhe has
not missed an issue of the paper since
it was started over thirty-three years
Captain A. A. Caswell of Company
B, M. N. G., Anoka, and Colonel C.
E Johnson of the Third regiment,
Mankato. were in attendance at the
inspection of Company by Colonel
Gerlach on Tuesday evening. All
three officers were guests of Captain
and Mrs. C. A. Caley during their
stay. Captain Caswell says that
Company made a fine appearance
at the inspection.
The Swedish-English concert given
by the Euphonian society of St. Paul,
assisted by local talent, at the
Methodist church Sunday afternoon
was a treat to be remembered. All
who took part were certainly well
trained singers and Miss Lundquist is
deserving of praise for arranging so
magnificent a concert. It was decided
ly the best musical event of this
nature presented in Princeton for
many a moon.
Pete Roadstrom, Pete Anderson
and Frank Peterson, a happy combi
nation of Swedish gentlemen, were
fishing in Stanchfield lake early
Saturday morning when the Pete first
mentioned suddenly disappearedhe
went overboard and was lost to sight.
Had it not been for the spears, says
Frank Peterson, Pete would in all
probability have been drowned. He
was hooked in the slackness of his
pantaloons and dragged into the boat
a gasping, sputtering, slimy hunk of
We learn from the lady especially
interested that two weeks ago she
caused to be published in an alleged
local newspaper an item setting forth
that she had lost a pair of spectacles.
She patiently awaited results until
last Wednesday, when, having failed
to recover the spectacles, she placed
a four-line local in the Union. This
had the desired effect and Friday
morning the lady received her spec
taclesthey had been returned to the
Union office at an early hour.
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Van Brunt Drills and Seeders
Clover Leaf Manure Spreaders
Hickory Axle Farm Trucks
J. L. Clark's Buggies of Oshkosh
We sell the 3-L Brand Har
ness. They are good harness and
We can sell you the Litchfield
Wagon Box Manure Spreader for
$60.00. Come and see it.
Reliable Goods at Right Prices
When you are in need of Implements come to us.
We have the best makes in the market and prices
and terms are right. Our leaders are:
Evens Hdw. Co
I At Kopp & Bartholomew's 1
You May See a Magnificent-Line of
Quality, style, workmanship and
durability are all found in our co
lossal line of Men's and Boys' Cloth
ing, which comes direct from the
large and celebrated New York
Suit Season Now O
The early buyer not only has the best choice,
but a full season to wear his suit. Better get in line.
Our store is packed with all the best and latest
patterns in greens, tans, olives, browns, blues and
grays. All made up, not freakish, but nifty, stylish
and practical. Prices to Fit Your Purse.
Men's Suits $5.00 to $25. Boys' Suits $1.50 to $7.50
Our Fine Line of Cravenettes
Mens' Extra Pants
Boys' Extra Pants
Medium Weight Underwear, both wool and cotton
Hats, your style and color at your price.
Shirts, the famous Lion brand
5^: Belts, Fancy Hosiery and Workmen's Clothing to suit jour needs.
I KOPP & BARTHOLOMEW
J^i Princeton's Clotniers and Tailors 3
Bids will be received up to May 1,
1909, for reflooring the offices on the
first floor of the court house. These
bids must be put in for both hard
maple and quarter-sawed Georgia
pine. The committee will determine
which shall be used.
The committee reserves the right to
reject any or all bids.
Dated April 21, 1909.
O. H. Uglem,
F. C. Cater,
Moline Sulky, Gang and Walking Plows.
Our 14 Blue Bird Plow for $13.00 is
Certainly a Bargain.
If you want a Mill that will do good
work buy the Hero.
Your Money's Worth or Your Money Back
$3.00 to $16.00
90c to ,$6,00
25c to $1.50
40c to $1.50
50c to $3.00
45c to $2.00
From now until Decoration day I
will take orders for monuments manu
factured from the world-famed
Barre Vermont granite. I can also
furnish, if so desired, monuments cut
from a cheaper grade of granitethe
Little Falls and St. Cloud variety.
Stone foundations 5 feet deep are fur
nished free with each monument. Call
and look over the designs.
13-4t E. A. Ross, Undertaker.
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