News of General Interest
from Three Countries.
Famous Opera Singer's Farewell Ap
pearance Stockholm Was an
Event of Great Enthusiasm to the
People Who Crowded the Theater
After the Last Act in Eugen Onegin
He Is Called Back Thirty-Five Times
Presented with a Gold Watch and
Chain by His Admiring Friends.
John Forsell, the famous opera sing,
er, bade the Stockholm public fare
well on the evening of April 13, when
he appeared as Eugen Onegin in the
opera of the same name. Such an
evening eld theatrical habitues cannot
remember since the Odmann and Lun
2an jubilees. After each act Mr. For
sell was called for and after the last
act he was called back thirty-five
times. Finally Herr August Lindberg
appeared on the scene and presented
on behalf of the Stockholm friends of
art a gold watch and chain with mono
gram studded with small diamonds to
Mr. Forsell, who responded with a
neat little speech. When he had fin
ished he was the recipient of flowers
and wreaths galore. Even the So
ciety for the Blind remembered him
.with a bouquet of white roses. April
14 Forsell departed for Helsingfors,
Finland, where he had been appearing
at the "Finska theatern" twelve even
ings, receiving a salary of 1,000
crowns a night. After completing his
engagement in Helsingfors Mr. Forsell
started for London, where he is now
playing "Don Juan" at the Royal
Opera. In November Forsell begins
his three year contract at the Metro
politan opera in New York. Forsell
stated recently that he would never
have dreamt of leaving the Royal
Opera in Stockholm if it had not been
for Director Ranft. The latter on
hearing this replied: "It is not suf
ficient to be only an artist one must
also be a human being." It is a well
known fact that the relations between
these gentlemen have been exceeding
ly strained of late.
Henrik Torsten Cedegren, who or
ganized the Stockholm Telephone com
pany in 1883, which has since become
world famous for its ingenious control
of telephones, died a few days ago at
his home there, aged fifty-six years.
He was the son of a Stockholm jew
eler, and earlf in life his mind turned
to inventions. In 1877 he established
telephone connections between his
home and his jewelry shop and three
years later the Bell Telephone com
pany was organized, but never became
popular. Having thus become inter
ested the telephone industry he or
ganized the Stockholm Telephone com
pany, which has grown to such a large
and powerful company since then and
which is today perhaps operating the
most modern telephones in the world.
The Stockholm telephone service is
considered the best the world and
Sweden and the world has a great deal
to thank Cedergren for His company
is running branch offices in Russia,
Finland and Poland and many of his
telephone improvements are in use in
America and England at the present
There is no gainsaying the fact that
emigration from Sweden still contin
ues and is, judging from the most au
thentic reports, increasing. For in
stance last year the number of per
sons who emigrated from Gothenburg,
Stockholm and from Malmohus "Ian"
was 636 during the month of March.
During that same month this year,
from the same sections of the coun
try, the number of emigrants was
1,718. During the first quarter of the
present ea the number of emigrants
were 2,7.13, which is just twice as
many as those who left the country
for other parts last year at this same
period. In spite of the most rigid ef
forts on the part of the authorities
and the systematic work of the anti
emigration societies emigration to
America and other countries is cer
tainly on the increase.
Dowager Empress Sofia has donated
500 crowns to the workingmen in Ves
terbottens "Ian.' Whenever she has
an opportunity she will pay visits to
the cottages of the poor wherever she
comes across them, and this good old
queen never hisitates to do a good act
when she sees that something should
Prince Carl and Princess Ingsborg
will occupy the Rodga estate the
vicinity of Grafversfors near Ostra
Stambanan. The estate is located
near a small sound connecting the
southern and northern Rodga lakes. It
is beautifully located and the fishing
thereabouts is reported splendid.
Dr. Hedin during his last lecture
tour in Germany cleared 28,000
crowns. After delrvermg a few lec
tures in his country he will settle
down to complete his book and ar
range his collections and data. He
will undoubtedly come to America
some time next fall or winter.
Queen Victoria, who is at present in
Italy, will not return to Sweden until
about midsummer. As soon as she ar
rived in Italy her health was at once
Improved and naturally the good
From a statistical report published
in "Arbejdet" in Bergen, it is shown
that the emigration via Bergen dur
ing the first three months of the pres
ent year has been greater than during
the past twelve years. In 1899 during
this period there were 275 persons
who emigrated to foreign countries,
but this year the number was 1,015.
Of course there is this to note about
the last mentioned number, that 235 oi
them had previously resided in Amer
ica. The greater number of these emi
grants came from Bergen and vicinity.
Codfishmg has been good during the
past month in Norway to judge from
the Norwegian newspaper reports
There have been about 6,000 fishing
boats engaged on the Lofoden fishing
grounds this spring and it is reported
that over 6,000,000 codfish were caught
in less than one week. The total
catch of codfish up to April 1 was 27,
000,000. About 400,000 tubsful oi
spring herring was caught at the same
time. More than half of the herring
was iced and put on the market fresh
and only about 100,000 barrels were
This coming fall it will be ten years
ago since the National theater was
dedicated and when the names of Hoi
berg, Ibsen and Bjornson were first
seen inscribed on the arch above the
main entrance. The jubilee days
Sept. 1, 2 and 3, will be observed this
fall amidst great festivities and an
evening will be given over to each au
thor and playwright. It will be
memorable occasion and many people
from all parts of the country will
journey to Christiania.
A dispatch from Christiania states
that Captain Howland of the Nor
wegian navy, has completed an inven
tion by means of which messages can
be sent by means of an ordinary type
writer from a wireless station. The
system is reported to have been tried
from long distances and was success
There are not less than nineteen
storthing representatives who have
grown tired of their jobs, as they re
fuse under any circumstances to be
candidates for re-election. Judging
from this it is not perhaps such a
sna after all to be a representative in
the Norwegian storthing.
In 1914 Norway will have a great in
ternational exposition in connection
wit hthe celebration of the one hun
dredth anniversary of the establish
ment of the kingdom of Norway. The
exposition grounds will be large and
beautiful viz, at Frogner, close to
The Norwegian steamer "Edith"
sank a week ago Thursday in the
Kristiama fiord after colliding with
the English steamer "Oxford." Among
those who were drowned were the cap
tain and his wife, one passenger and
sixteen members of the ship's crew.
The oldest locomotive engineer in
the Norwegian railway service died
the other day, aged eighty-four years.
He was an Englishman and emigrated
to Norway in 1853 and has been in the
Norwegian railway service ever since
A new paper factory has been
started at Trondhjem with a capital
of 145,000 crowns. The new factory
will be owned and operated by a stosk
company which has just purchased the
old Jansen paper mill.
Dr. Sten Konow, the orientalist, has
been offered and accepted a permanent
position in London.
There is a Danish explorer named
Henry Ette, who, judging from a re
cent article which he has written in a
Danish newspaper about Greenland, is
not at all satisfied with the way in
which Norwegians are doing business
in Greenland He seems afraid that
the Norwegians will some day take
possession of the eastern coast of
Greenland and says among other
things: "On the east coast the Nor
wegians run things according to their
own will. And what are the Danes do
ing? As an encouragement to keep
right on they give a gold watch tc
each one of the Norwegian captains
of whaling vessels and $540 to be dis
tributed among their crews. It is true
that these people brought the first
news from the Mylius-Erichsen expedi
tion, but it was on their voyages to
strictly Danish territory that they suc
ceeded in establishing connections
with the expedition. Both in Europe
and America Greenland is looked upon
as Danish territory. Even Fritjof
Nansen with whom I have discussed
this subject holds the same view. Now,
why should Denmark's government be
the first one to doubt or deny our right
of possession? Naturally, then, the
Norwegians go right ahead. They are
establishing whaling stations and mak
ing preparations for taking formal
possession of the 'worthless land.'
Coal in Spitzbergen and foxes on Jan
Mayr island have whetted their ap
petite for 'worthless land,' and if oth
ers do not care for it they may as well
occupy the country. The east coast of
Greenland I hardly look upon as lost."
"The Danish Brothers in Arms"
celebrated their fiftieth jubilee last
month on April 10. There were pres
ent about 250 guests, war veterans and
their wives, who spent the evening in
song and story. Colonel Tyschen
showed pictures fro mthe Schleswig
war and a number of patriotic
speeches were delivered.
Director Hennigs, the only son of
Mme. Betty Hennings, the well known
Danish actress, died a few days ago
from Bright's disease.
MARION S. NORELIUS.
Here are the answers to the sixth
series of puzzles:
U. S. SENATORS.
No. 30. James Shields, served
from May 12, 1858, to March 3, 1859.
No. 31. William Windom, served
about twelve years, between July,
1870, and March, 1883.
No. 32. O. P. Stearns, Jan. 18,
The drainage commission has re
appointed George Ralph state engi
neer at a salary of $3,000.
The thirty-seventh annual conven
tion of the grand lodge of the Knights
of Pythias of Minnesota was held in
St. Paul Tuesday and Wednesday.
Julius H. Schmahl, secretary of
state, and George A. Ralph, state en
gineer, members of the Minnesota
drainage commission, are in Wash
ington to endeavor to secure aid from
the government in making certain to
pographical surveys of waterways in
Minnesota. The last session of the
legislature of Minnesota authorized
the expenditure of $25,000 to make
these surveys, and Messrs. Schmahl
and Ralph are there to endeavor to
secure an equal appropriation from
the general government.
Lived 152 Years.
Wm. ParrEngland's oldest man
married the third time at 120, worked
in the fields till 132 and lived 20 years
longer. People should be youthful at
80. James Wright of Spurlock, Ky.,
shows how to remain'young. I feel
just like a 16-year-old boy," he writes,
"after taking six bottles of Electric
Btiters. For thirty years kidney
trouble made life a burden, but the
first bottle of this wonderful medicine
convinced me I had found the greatest
cure on earth." They're a godsend to
weak, sickly rundown people. Try
them. 50c at C." A Jack's.
The registered stallion 'Orient,
No. 44,676, imported from France in
1902, weight 11,50 pounds, owned by
Thomas and Michael Kaliher, will
serve at Anson Howard's barn this
season. Jos. Leathers, attendant.
Call and see him. 19-4t
Chas A. Willard of Minneapolis has it'leeiajnat'tixaC'^ny
been appointed by President Taft as
district federal judge in Minnesota to
succeed Milton D. Purdy, resigned.
A law passed at the last session
provides that assessors elected this
year in towns and villages not operat
ing under special laws will hold office
for two years.
The Duluth board of trade has won
the suit brought against it by the
state of Minnesota through E. T.
Young, former attorney general, to
dissolve its charter and dispose of its
property on the ground that it is an
illegal combination in restraint of
trade. The state supreme court so de
cided last Friday.
William Jennings Bryan on Satur
day night at the high school audi
torium, Grand Rapids, delivered his
lecture on "The Price of a Soul."
Every seat was filled, and the speaker
was received with great enthusiasm.
Sunday morning union services of
the church were held at the auditorium
at which time Mr. Bryan gave his
celebrated lecture on "The Prince of
The new game laws provide that
hunting rabbits with ferrets is unlaw
ful, changes the date of the opening
of the bird season from September 1
to September 7, and prohibits hunting
from motor boats, launches or sail
boats. The laws also say that the
selling of wall-eyed pike shall be un
lawful and calls for the permanent
protection of the beaver. Fishing
within fifty feet of a fishway is pro
For farm loans go to
King. He gives lowest rates, best Kidney Pills were finally brought to
terms'and quick service my attention and, seeing that they were
highly recommended for such com
plaints, I procured a box at the Home
Drug Store. They benefited me great
ly and I am glad to endorse them."
For sale by all dealers.
Price 50 cents. Foster-Milburn Co.,
Buffalo, N. Y., sole agents for the
Remember the nameDoan'sand
take no other.
A brick house containing six
rooms, with three acres of land1^
accres sown'to clover this spring and
1M acres"^manured for potatoes.
There is also a good barn, chicken
house and raspberry patch. Cash
price, $1,600. Apply to Carl Beto,
1871, to March 3, 1871.
No. 33. W. D. Washburn, March
4, 1889, to March 4, 1895.
No. 34. Knute Nelson, first elected
March 4, 1895, and still serving.
No.r35. Moses Clapp, elected Jan.
23, 1901, and is now the junior
The names of the winners of prizes
will appear on first page.
Won't Slight a Good Friend.
"If ever I need a cough medicine
again I know what to get," declares
Mrs. A. L. Alley of Beals, Me., "for
after using ten bottles of Dr. King's
New Discovery, and seeing its excel
lent results in my own family and
others, I am convinced it is the best
medicine made for coughs, colds and
lung trouble." Everyone who tries
Relief is felt
at once and its quick cure surprises
you. For bronchitis, asthma, hemor
rhage, croup, la grippe, sore throat,
pain in chest or lungs it's supreme.
50c and $1.00. Trial bottle free.
Guaranteed by C. A. Jack.
Bargains in New Millinery.
The ladies of Princeton and vicinity
are respectfully invited to call and in
spect my new line of trimmed and
ready-to-wear hats. I have some real
bargains in new millinery which it
will pay you to examine. Look these
hats over before making your pur
Miss D. Le Mieux.
The New Store Millinery.
M. S. Rutherford & Co. will loan
you money on yonr farm at the lowest
rate of interest. We give liberal pay
ment privileges. 19-tf
Sluggish livers and bowels are the
cause of nearly every disease.
Cleanse your system and regulate the
bowels and liver to healthy, natural
action by Hoilister's Rocky Mountain
Tea. The surest remedy known. 35
cents, tea or tablets. C. A. Jack.
Notice of Hearing Upon Petition of
Whereas, a petition signed by And.
Mattson, a freeholder of school dis
trict No. 29, in this county, represent
ing that he is the owner of the follow
ing described lands, situated in said
district, to-wit: The northwest quar
ter of southwest quarter of section 11,
in township 38, range 27 and that
said lands adjoin school district No.
20, has been presented to the county
board of Mille Lacs county and ask
ing that his said lands may be set off
from said district No. 29 to said
district No. 20, and the said board
has appointed a time and place for
Therefore, notice is hereby given
that said petition will be heard by
said board, at a session thereof, com
mencing on the 20th day of May, A.
D. 1909, at the office of the county
auditor in the village of Princeton,
in said county, at which time and
place the said board will hear the
evidence and the arguments of all
persons interested, for or* against
granting the prayer of the petitioner.
Dated at Princeton, Minn., Mav
By order of the County Board.
E. E. WHITNEY,
County Auditor and Ex-Officio Clerk
WHEN HER BACK ACHES
A Woman Finds All Her Energy and
Ambition Slipping Away.
Princeton women know how the
aches and pains'that come when kid
neys fail make life a burden. Back
ache, hip pains, headaches, dizzy
spells, distressing urinary troubles,
all tell of sick kidneys and warn you
of the stealthy approach of diabetes,
dropsy and Bright's disease. Doan's
Kidney Pills permanently cure all
these disorders. Here's proof of it in
a Princeton woman's words:
Mrs. Fanny Heath, Princeton,
Minn., says: I had kidney com
plaint for years. Dizzy spells and
headaches were frequent, my back was
very weak and lame and at times the
pains through my loins were so severe
that I was unable to stoop. Doan's
E men may be
indifferent to style in
shirts, but no man can well
be indifferent to fit. A
is always as appropriate to
the wearer as it i* to the
Made in every style,
white or color fast.
$1. and more
Before you go fishing come in and let us rig you
out. We carry a full assortment of fishing goods
and our prices are the lowest.
Armitag'e's Drug Store
One door south of Caley Hardware building on Main Street.
Dr. Armitage's Office in Odd Fellows' Building.
til UniH 111****! 11111 II11 IMIMIMUM
fashions are just
as as any other
Styles come and styles go.
Unless you buy a shirt
made by a house that knows
where and how to secure
the authoritative styles, you
cannot be sure that your
shirt is correct.
The CLUETT label war
rants correctness as well as
Si and more.
Avery Clothing House
CALEY LUMBER COMPANY
Yard and office at Railroad Track, near Depot.
A LARGE STOCK OF
i PINE LUMBER
AT ALL TIMES ON HAND,
THE BEST GRADES OF
I Moulding, Sash, Doors, Maple Flooring,?Cedar
i and Pine Shingles and Cedar and Pine Siding
1 at lowest prices.
W, P. CHASE, Manager, Princeton, Minn.
Has Just Received a New Lot of Summer Goods
Everything New and Fresh
What is prettier for a fine summer dress
for the little girl than a nice embroidery
dress? We are showing the finest and most
complete line ever brought to Princeton.
We have also the cheaper grades, in fact a
complete line, prices from 3 up.
We are putting out hundreds of yards
of laces and insertings at the special price
of 5 per yard.
Sheer and dainty. Strong and service
able. Dress ginghams at 10c up. Apron
ginghams at 7 c.
The very latest patterns for waists and
dresses. Prices from lOc up.
A special bargain in an all linen heavy
damask, 2 yards wide, at $1.00 per yd.
A few pieces of goods left from last year
we are offering at reduced prices. Lot 1 at
7c per yd. We are also showing a beauti
ful line of fine lawns and organdies.
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