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LOSES Lira IN RIVER
Elvin Anderson of Freer Drowns While Swimming in the Rum River on Friday Last. To an Attack of Cramps is Attributed the Tragic Death of the Un- fortunate Young Man. Elvin Anderson, aged 18 years, son of Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Anderson of Freer, was drowned in the Rum river on .Friday last at 5 o'clock. The story of the tragedy is as follows: Accompanied by his brother Ed ward, 14 years of age, and Jens Egge, Elvin proceeded to the river, a dis tance of about three miles from their home, to fish. They were angling in a deep hole and Elvin thought that perhaps he would have better luck were he to cross to the opposite side of the stream. Thereupon, without removing his clothes, he plunged into the river and his brother followed. When in the deepest part of the river Elvin suddenly went under, taking hold of his brother as he did so. Edward tried to drag Elvin ashore but found it impossible, and it was only by strenuous effort and the assistance of Jens Egge that he managed to save his own ilfe. After all attempts to rescue Elvin had proved futile Jens ran to the nearest houseArchie Taylor'sand from there phoned to Elvin's father. Mr. Anderson and Ben Haralson, who was at the house, hurried to the river, but Archie Taylor arrived there firstas he had not as far to go and, with the aid of a gaff, pulled the body from the river. Elvin was undoubtedly attacked with cramps, as under ordinary con ditions he could have easily swam the river. He is survived by a father and mother. Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Ander son, and a brother and sister. The funeral was held from the Greenbush Norwegian Lutheran church on Monday at 1 o'clock, Rev. Larsgaard conducting the services. The unfortunate young man was buried with military honors, twenty of the members of Company G, M. N. G., escorting the body to the grave. A Bold Bank Robber. One of the boldest daylight rob beries in the history of the northwest was perpetrated on Thursday of last week at White Bear, a twin city sum mer resort, when Robert Pohl, a stranger, thrust an automatic pistol into the face of Alfred Auger, cashier of the First State bank, and com pelled him to pass over all the money in the bank, $565, Pohl escaped to take refuge in a nearby lumber yard, pursued by a yelling mob, and from his concealment opened fire with fatal results Pohl was finally killed, more than twenty shots being poured into him. On his person was found all the stolen money. Edward Larkin, chef at the Five Forks, a Bald Eagle Island cottage, was shot through the heart as he came upon the robber. He was instantly killed. William Butler, a White Bear fisher man, received a shot through the ab domen, and was carried subsequently to St. Joseph's hospital. St. Paul. It is feared he cannot recover. Other members of the posse who were wounded include Richard Doran, shot in the arm, and John Christie, shot in the thigh. They were also taken to St. Joseph's hospital. Land Offices The new office of the Lake Land company has been opened for busi ness. Fred Holmes of Milaca has been here for several days past having the finishing touches put on the build ing A large sign is being put on the roof this week. The Lake Land com pany consists of the following named gentlemen: C. E. Ericksonof Milaca, who is county commissioner of the fourth district: Fred Holmes and Ed. Milton. Mr. Milton is an experienced land cruiser and is thoroughly ac quainted with all the country around the lake. The company has some ex cellent bargains in land and will no doubt be a large factor in settling up the lake country.Onamia Lake Breeze. Guy an Expert Anglewormist Guy Ewing, the expert "angle wormist" of the Princeton Ike Walton club, passed a few days ot the past week at Elk Lake park, where he and his wife have been entertaining guests at one of Mr. Pratt's cottages. When Guy fails to land a five or six pound bass with a mere worm there is something altogether wrong with conditions. He went out upon the lake Tuesday with exactly three worms, all he could find in three hours' digging, and they were mere infants half inchers "Tough luck," muttered he to himself as he gazed upon the diminutive wrigglers, "but I do not intend to despair." His first worm was nibbled from the hook and the second met with the same fate. With the third and last, however, he landed a two-pound bass, but the fish swal lowed the bait down to a point near its tail. With the aid of a knife Guy recovered the bait and, placing it on his hook, soon had a three-pound bass. Following up the same line of procedure he landed a four, five and six-pounder. By this time only a mere particle of the worm remained, but he placed it on the hook and caught a shiner. With the shiner for bait he dargged in a two-pound pickerel and with a slice from the tail of the pickerel he caught a six-pound pike. Having captured sufficient fish for supper he returned to the cottage. As the story was told to us by Guy personally there is of course no grounds for dispute. He said he considered it a record haul consider ing that only one worm out of the three he took with him proved of any avail. Decision in Favor of Defendants Judge M. D. Taylor has handed down his decision in the case of Chas. Malone against Ole N. Requiam and Peter Kennedy. This was an action brought by plaintiff to enforce the performance of a contract for the conveyance of land which defendant Kennedy con tended had been cancelled. The case was tried by the court at the April, 1909, term at Princeton, A. M. Harrison and A. H. Noyes appearing for plaintiff and Chas. Keith and E. L. McMillan for defendant Kennedy. Judge Taylor took the case under advisement. The court finds for defendant Kennedy, action not having been commenced within six years from the time the cause of action upon the con tract set forth in complaint accrued. Therefore Kennedy is entitled to judg ment dismissing the action. A stay of thirty days is granted. Return From Auto Tour Mr. and Mrs. T. H. Caley, with their sons Harold and Tommy and Gerald Petterson, and Mr. and Mrs. E. K. Evens and Johnny Berg re turned from their automobile trip to Iowa on Tuesday. They were gone eight days and visited many towns. At Crescothe first town Mr. Caley ever worked inthey made their longest stop, and Mr. Caley says that the town is a veritable nest of blind piggeries. The population of the place is about 3,000 and there are 18 "red-eye" joints there. Mr. Caley noticed that blind pigs were plentiful wherever he went. Everyone enjoyed the trip, inoluding Mr. Evens, who sustained a puncture of one tire thrice in succession and when on the home stretch was compelled to put back to Anoka for repairs. This accounts for the fact that he did not reach Prince ton for several hours after Mr. Caley's machine had arrived. Name lour Farm. Name your farm. There is no doubt but that a name in connection with a dairy, fruit or poultry farm or any other farm, for that matter is a distinguishing mark and is a very great help in establishing trade It is advertising which costs noth ing, which gains steadily from being used freely in conversation and finally becomes indissolubly associated with the product for which it stands. In choosing a name adopt a simple, characteristic one and always use it on letterheads, in advertising on the wrappers, labels or boxes containing your products. Kicked by a Horse. Roy Stickney of Spencer Brook was kicked in the face by a colt on Friday and the injuries sustained were of a very painful nature. It appears that Roy entered the barn without speaking to the horses, as was his custom, and while passing behind the colt it let fly with its heels and frac tured his jaw and nose. Dr. Cooney was called and the young man removed to the North western hospital, where he received treatment and on Tuesday had suffi ciently recovered to permit of his being taken back to his home. A Gas Saver Everybody knows salt water boils at a lower pressure than fresh. Put salt into the water when you cook puddings or brown bread in covered molds. This saves quite an amount of gas. For food values and diges tant qualities nothing can surpass golden grain belt beer. It gives vigor to the system and is an excellent tonic for the nerves. See that you are sup plied with a case and that a glass is served with each meal. Order of your nearest dealer or be supplied by Sjoblom Bros., wholesale dealers, Princeton. B. C. DUNN, Publisher. Terms 81.00 Per Tear. PBINCETON, MILLE LACS COUNTT, MSNESOTA, THURSDAY, AUGUST 12, 1909. JOHN STOWE IS DEAD He Had Suffered Intensely From Sar- coma of a Malignant Type for More Than a Year. Funeral Services Conducted by Rev. Langseth Today at Lutheran Church in Glendorado. John Stowe of Glendorado, who for over a year had suffered intensely from sarcoma on one of his legs, died on Tuesday evening at 10:30 in the village of Princeton. So great a hold had the disease taken on him that it was impossible by any means to save his life. In the Norwegian Lutheran church, Glendorado, at 1 o'clock today Rev. Langseth conducted the funeral -ser vices and the burial was in the ceme tery of the church named. John Stowe was born in Nevada township, Mower county, Minn., on April 6, 1865, and was there married to Miss Emma Olson on January 27, 1886. In 1905, with his wife and fami ly, he moved to Glendorado and settled on a farm. There he lived al most continually until about two months ago, when he rented rooms over the Grow store in Princeton so that he might obtain medical treat ment. He is survived by a widow, five boys and one girl three boys and one girl are dead. He also leaves three brothers and seven sisters, viz., Ole and Henry of Glen dorado and Halvor, Crawford, S. D. Mrs. S. Kittilson, Glendorado Mrs. A. G. Larson and Mrs. E. N. Golden. Adams, Minn. Mrs. John Cavanaugh, David, Iowa Mrs. Thos. Larson, Choteau, Mont. Mrs. John Schneider, Montevideo, Minn. Miss Clara Stowe, Nevada, Minn. His father and mother, Mr. and Mrs. Knute O. Stowe of Nevada, Minn., also survive him. John Stowe was an industrious, honest man who attended strictly to his own business. He was a man who made many friends through his fair dealing and his kindly disposition, and those who Knew him will long hold his memory dear. An Imposition on the State Justice C. B. Elliott, who resigned from the state supreme bench to accept a federal appointment to the supreme court of the Philippine islands, may yet draw his August salary from Minnesota. Judge Elliott's resignation from the Minnesota bench takes effect Sep tember 1, but he left July 19 for Manila, and his compensation from the Philippine government began then. The question of his August salary has been referred to the attorney general's department, which has made further inquiry at Washington, and finds that his pay from the Philippines is only a half-pay allowance, with expenses added, until he actually assumes his duties. Under this show ing it is likely that a ruling will be made permitting Judge Elliott also to draw pay from the state of Minnesota up to September 1. St. Cloud Wants to be a Potato Mart. Mr. A. D. Doane, secretary of the commercial club of St. Cloud, accom panied by Mr. A. N. Farmer and Elmer Knutson of the public schools of that city, and Harold Knutson of the Foley Independent, ^ere in Prince ton several hours Saturday. They had come over in Mr. Doane's auto mobile and made a record-breaking trip. Mr. Doane consulted with W. H. Ferrell and other potato men here with the end in view of establishing a potato market at St. Cloud. If St. Cloud will furnish standard varieties of potatoes there will be no trouble about buyers. Creates a Commotion On Monday evening considerable commotion was caused at the depot by a hatless fellow who had alighted for some reason or other from the train and had been left behind. The fellow seemed to be suffering from an attack of whiskyritis." When the train had proceeded a few rods from the depot, however, a friend of the hatless-one called the attention of the conductor to the fact that a passenger had been left behind. The train was immediately backed up and the be fuddled passenger yanked on board by the brakeman. Annual Christian Church Meeting. The annual meeting of the Wyanett Christian church will be held on Sun day, August 22, at the church, eight miles east of Princeton. There will be preaching morning and afternoon with a basket dinner in the grove, good music and good speakers. A large delegatioa from Princeton will be in attendance. Everyone is invited and asked to take well-filled baskets with them. WILLIAM WEDS United in Wedlock to firs, nary Tip- ton of Chicago by Rev. Heard I at M. E. Parsonage. Mr. and firs. Buck Will Live at the Home of the Groom's Parents 1 in Town of Greenbush. William L. Buck, son of Mr. and Mrs. George Buck of Greenbush, and Mrs. Mary Tipton of Chicago were mariied by Rev. J. W. Heard at the Methodist parsonage on Saturday evening, August 7. The witnesses to the ceremony were Miss Belle Henry and Mrs. Heard. Following the ceremony the young people drove to the residence of the groom's parents, where for a time they intend to make their home. A reception was there given and a wedding supper served which was par ticipated in by many friends of the bride and groom. Mr. and Mrs. Buck received many pretty tokens of esteem from their guests. William Buck is an industrious farmer and one of the best fellows on earth, while his bride, who is a sister of| Mrs. Christian Bultman, is a very accomplished lady, who made many friends during her visits to Greenbush. Village Council. he regular monthly meeting of the village council was held on Thursday evening with all members of the body in attendance. It was decided, upon motion, to transfer $3,000 from the general to the electric fund in order to liquidate some of the outstanding warrants. A tax levy of $4,000 was made on the assessed valuation of the village for corporate purposes. The eouncil agreed to furnish Com pany with free electric light, the same not to exceed $100 for the year, and also to pay the rent of the hall, $150. Councilmen Ferrell, Jones and Whitney were appointed a committee to make an inspection of the public road leading west to the corporate Jimi^g, ascertain what repairs are necessary, and make report thereon at the next meeting. The storage battery question was brought up and it was decided to no tify firms which furnish such batteries to send representatives to the next meeting of the council. Will Leave Two Harbors. The Two Harbors Iron Port has the following to say of Rev. Gratz, who was at one time pastor of the Prince ton Methodist church and is well known to many people here: We regret to learn that Rev. W. E. J. Gratz, upon the expiration of his term in this city as pastor of the M. E. church, will retire from this field, the north shore climate not agreeing with his health. We are informed that the reverend gentleman will be tendered the position of district superintendent of the Sunday school work in this district with headquarters at Duluth. During his sojourn in our city the past five years Mr. Gratz has won the confidence and high esteem of all our people irrespective of re ligious denomination and is a most able and fearless expounder of the gospel. Through his many endearing traits of character he has accomplish ed great good for the public weal and advancement of our people. He is an eloquent speaker and logical debater as well as a theologian of high attain ments. AT NORTHWESTERN HOSPITAL,. During the past six days Dr. Cooney performed surgical operations on the following named persons: Mrs. G. H. Thoma, amputation of left arm Miss Kate Erickson, Orrock, appendicitis Miss Iva McCracken, appendicitis Stanley Rawn, appendi citis Mrs. Henry Holt, Elk River. Abe Jorgenson of Blue Hill is re cieving medical treatment. All of the patients are doing well. St. Louis County's Sanitarium The county commissioners have met the expectations of the public by appropriating $20,000 for the estab lishment and maintenance of a county tuberculosis sanitarium. This was the amount asked for by the com mission, and the county board has done the county a service of real value in making the liberal appropriation. The fight against" the white plague" has passed the experimental stage, and the county commissioners will find that in establishing a county sanitarium for the sufferers from tuberculosis they have made a sound investment that will prove of great value to the county. With the ap propriation of $20,000 it will be pos sible to erect an administration build ing for the superintendent and staff and dining* halls for the patients and two less expensive buildings for sleeping quarters for the patients. When this sanitarium has been established, sufferers from, consump tion who are financially unable to seek relief in private and costly sani tariums will be enabled to secure treatment that will be of benefit not only to'them but to the many who are now exposed to infection by condi ions that encourage the spread of the disease.Duluth Herald. Notice. An opportunity is now open at the Northwestern Hospital Training School for Nurses for two young women desirous of becoming trained graduate nurses. A small salary attached. For particulars address Dr. H. C. Cooney, Princeton, Minn. Unclaimed Letters List of letters remaining unclaimed at the postoffice at Princeton, Minn., August 9, 1909: Mrs. Vina Anderson, Miss M. E. Collins, Mr. Robt. Schaal. Please call for advertised letters. L. S. Briggs, P. M. For sale, German canaries, bred from imported birds. Apply to Mrs. A. Bryson, Princeton. 33 2t P. L. Roadstrom has a lace ad in this issue and it will no doubt pay you to call at his store and inspect the goods advertised. Rev. Geo. Galbraith performed the marriage ceremony uniting Albert Prescott of Baldwin and Lena Pape of Blue Hill on Tuesday.Elk River Star-News. Octave and Albert Savard, who have been working for their uncle, Louis Rocheford, in Greenbush, re turned yesterday to their home at White Bear. C. I. Piatt of Chicago, accompanied by his son, is visiting his brother, J. W. Piatt, at Bock. They drove to Princeton yesterday and made the Union a pleasant call. There are no electric lights this week as the boiler at the power house is being reset and repaired. It seems odd to go back to candles and smoky lamps after being used to electric lights. Mrs. Anna E. Clough and daughter, Leila, of San Diego, Cal., are the guests of Mrs. R. C. Dunn. They will visit friends and relatives at their old home in Spencer Brook be fore returning west. Large quantities of cucumbers are now being delivered at the pickle factory daiiy. A nice little bunch of money will be distributed among the growers of cucumbers in this vicinity between now and the first killing frost. The yield is fairly good. Cut down the noxious weeds on the streets in front of your lots as well as those that disfigure your lots. Remove the eye-sores without delay. A few hours' work on the part of each individual property-owner will dis pose of the weed evil in Princeton. The Christian Sunday school and friends of Rev. Marshall will give an entertainment consisting of music and recitations at the Odd Fellows' hall on Tuesday evening, August 24, at 8:30 o'clock. Mr. Marshall will also give a short talk. Admission, 10 and 15 cents. Minneapolis socialists sent a cable gram of congratulation to the striking Swedish workmen on their stand against the capitalists. Only incon sistency is that those are the fellows who became capitalists five years after they've landed over here.Quen tin in Minneapolis Tribune. Tomorrow night at the armory the great Blackfoot Indian, Chief War Eagle, will wrestle with Joe Wallace of St. Paul. War Eagle, who has downed many a good man, agrees to throw Joe Wallace three times in an hour. The chief is a monumental mass of muscle and case-hardened flesh who tips the beam at 260 pounds. Robert Shaw says that never within his recollection has the com crop been so prolific. I have a patch of sweet corn," says Bob, "which will beat anything in the country. The stalks are not satisfied with shooting out ears in the customary places but are protruding them even in the tassels, and crops of all kinds in Greenbush are remarkably fine." A. Z. Norton has a row of tomato plants in his garden which surpasses anything the agricultural editor of this paper has ever seen. Every plant some of which are at least six feet six inches in heightis virtually covered with tomatoes, from ripe ones as large as a man's fist to green ones the size of marbles. Mr. Norton also has a fine crop of numerous other kinds of vegetables and there is not a weed to be found in his garden patch. TOLUME XXXIII. NO. 33 FAIR SEPLJ6,17,18 Mille Lacs County Agricultural Asso- ciation Decides Upon Above Dates for 1909 Fair. Whether Fair Will Be Held at Usual Place or on Streets of Village Not Yet Determined. On Friday afternoon a meeting of the Mille Lacs County Agricultural association was held at the offices of M. S. Rutherford Co. and the follow ing officers were elected for the ensuing year: Pr,eisdent, W. H. Ferrell vice president, Thos. F. Scheen secretary, Ira G. Stanley treasurer, L. S. Briggs directors, R. D. Byers, L. C. Hummel, A. E. Allen. It was decided to hold the fair on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, September 16, 17 and 18. The ques tion as to whether it should be held on the same grounds as heretofore or whether a street fair would be pre ferable was discussed, and a committee appointed to call on the business men and ascertain their views upon the subject. Qualifications of a Governor Our congratulations to Hon. Adolph O. Eberhart, lieutenant governor of Minnesota, for his injection of a wel come innovation into campaign methods. Mr. Eberhart is credited with entertaining an ambition to be the republican nominee for governor in the next campaign. Clearly he believes that the voters of the com monwealth should be taken into his confidence, in a heart-to-heart way, and should be enabled to know all about at least his top-story equipment for the high office. Accordingly he has caused to be circulated a certifi cate of the Gustavus Adolphus college of St. Peter, showing his record iir that university of learning, in order that every citizen of the state may have documentary evidence that at least one of the candidates for guber natorial honors is properly hooked up mentally. We learn from an examination of the certificate that Mr. Eberhart has a mark of 97 in sacred history. That's fine, so far as it goes, but a man in politics should stand high in profane history also. On that score, the certificate is mute. It is pleasing, too, to learn that Mr. Eberhart has rating about 90 in exegesis, logic, Metrick och Dikthonst, Stilistik, astronomy, geology, calculus and in Greek and Latin classics. These are significant chiefly as showing the training in mental gymnastics that serves as an emergency fund against which a governor is liable to be called upon to make drafts at any hour of the day or night. The record further shows that Mr. Eberhart has a rating of 98only two points shy of perfectionin optics and acoustics, which means that his eyes and ears are on the job all the time, a prime essential to success in politics. "Deportment 100" reads the certificate and none will gainsay the importance of that equipment for a man in the office of the chief executive of a great state. Mr. Eberhart's record is all well enough so far as it goes, but, as the preliminary campaign progresses, he will discover that the voters will want to know about other things. He doubtless will find that diplomacy is quite as important as deportment, and that his rating in exegesis mil not help him much if he does not stand high in expediencies. He may find that he would gladly trade his chumminess with Virgil, Ovid, Horace, Terence, Cicero and August ine for a friendly understanding with Olsen, Nelson, Smith, Jones, Brown, Robinson and other district leaders in the political game. He made 98 in mechanics in college, and that may help him in understanding the opera tions of the machine. Altogether it will be interesting to watch the success with which Mr. Eberhart utilizes his college certificate in the field of politics.St. Paul Pioneer Press. Arrive trom California. Mr. and Mrs. L. W. Pierson arrived here on Monday evening from San Pedro, Cal., to spend a few weeks with friends. Louis says he Is doing well on the coast and that he and his wife like the country fairly well. Princeton, however, possesses an at tractiveness for them which is irre sistible, hence they find it im possible to remain away for any great length of time. Self-Satlsned. It is a good thing that some people are self-satisfied, for they never could satisfy any one else.Chicago News.