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IN DISTRICT COURT Regular November Term Opened on Monday With Judge McClen- ahan on the Bench. Calendar a Long One, Forty-Four Civil and Two Criminal Cases Appearing Thereon. COURT OFFICERS Judge Wm. S. McClenahan Clerk Kobt. H. King Sheriff Harry Shockley County Attorney Joseph A Ross Stenographer Wm. T. Mooney Court Deputies. Jas. Chisholm. Aug. Eich miller, Thomas J. Kaliher and Robert Clark. GRAND JURORS. PETIT JURORS. Louis Solberg Princeton Louis Rust Princeton Abraham Orr Princeton William R. Bigelow Princeton D. W. Spaulding Princeton E. L. Everette Princeton Jacob Jacobson Greenbush P. Timmer Bogus Brook Albert Anderson Bogus Brook Herman Fritag Borgholm Gust J. Ross Borgholm Herman Johnson Borgholm Charles Anderson Borgholm A. J. Hurtig Borgholm John P. Asp Borgholm R. N. Atkinson Milo Charles Heilig Milo G. Strating Milo George Mattson Milaca S C. Moore Milaca J.C.Isaacs Page O. C. Anderson East Side Anton Anderson Isle Harbor eorge Simpson South Harbor Judge William's. McClenahan of Brainerd and his stenographer, William T. Mooney, arrived here on Monday evening and the November term of the district court opened at 7:30 p. m. Judge Myron D. Taylor was unable to preside at this term in consequence of a pressure of business elsewhere, hence Judge McClenahan was substituted. Sheriff Harry Shockley formally opened court and Judge McClenahan called the calendar, appointed the deputies and explicitly instructed the members of the grand jury in the duties required of them. Daniel Sundberg of Milo was selected as foreman of the grand jury and court adjourned until the following morning at 9 o'clock. The court reconvened on Tuesday morning, and proceeded with the hearing of cases as follows: Citizens' Savings bank of Columbus, Ohio, a corporation, vs. H. W. Pres cott. Suit to collect on note given for purchase of stallion. Continued from April term of court. Reynolds & Roeser for plaintiff. Chas. A. Dickey for defendant. Continued by consent of parties. Union National bank of Columbus, Ohio, a corporation, vs. Samuel Winsor, Chas. L. Campbell et al. Suit to collect on note given for pur chase of stallion. Continued from April term of court. Reynolds & Roeser for plaintiff, C. A. Dickey and Geo. C. Stiles for defendants. Continued by consent of parties. Howard C. Park et al. vs. Samuel Winsor et al. Suit to recover on note given for purchase of stallion. Continued from April term of court. Reynolds & Roeser for plaintiff, C. A. Dickey and Geo. C. Stiles tfor de fendants. Continued by consent of parties. John Nims, as father and natural guardian of Jennie Nims, an infant, vs. Great Northern Railway Com pany. Action to recover $25,000 damages for personal injuries sus tained in railroad wreck. Continued from April term of court. McElwee & Hollihan and Chas. Keith for plaintiff, John W. Mason for de fendant. Stricken from calendar. John Shallman vs. W. J. West and Alice E. West. Action to recover purchase price of land. Continued from April term of court. E. L. Mc Millan and Roleff Vaaler for plaintiff, Foster & Sperry for defendants. Settled. The North Star Shoe Company, a corporation, vs. Ole H., Uglem, Bernhart Uglem and Olander Uglem, co-partners as Uglem & Co. Con- Minnesota HistoricMl Socit) Princeton Princeton Princeton .Princeton Greenbush Greenbush Greenbush R. P. Morton E. H. Sellhorn John Boyn August Meyers N. Kronstrom E P. Grow N P* Olson Hans Stay Greenbush Samuel Droogsma Bogus Brook John Granlund. Bogus Brook Gust Weborg Borgholm E.C Severeign Borgholm Peter Larson Hayland Alfred Johnson. Hayland Daniel Sundberg Milo H. J. Wicklund Milo "NT. Cottingham Milaca Harry Halverson Milaca Charles Samuelson Milaca Axel Broman Milaca W. A. Warren Kathio Silas L.Lund Onamia G. Booth South Harbor tinued from April term of court. Action to collect on balance of ac count due. Crooker, Patlin and Storer for plaintiff, E. L. McMillan for defendant. Continued by consent of parties. School District No. 18, Mille Lacs county, petitioner, vs. J. L. Brady, owner. Suit to condemn land for school purposes. C. H. MacKenzie for petitioner. Taken under advise ment. The case of Hans Petrin vs. Foley Bean Lumber Co. has been on trial for two days and is still unfinished. This suit, which is one of a series of four, all of similar nature, is to recover damages for overflow of lands caused by dams owned by defendant. Stewart & Brower are attorneys for the plaintiff and Clapp & Macartney for the defendant. Court Notes. Mr. Lester Bartlett, register of the United States land office at Cass Lake, has been in attendance at court since Monday. Among those attending court from Milaca are C. E. and W. A. Erickson, T. W. Allison, C. F. Searle, Albert Wilkes and Knute Ellingboe. The young attorneys are well rep resented at this term by C. H. Mac Kenzie of Onamia, and W. C. Doane and Olin C. Myron of Milaca. Hon. D. A. McLarty of Granite Falls, "Old Put's" town, was here as a witness in court. Mr. McLarty is one of the most influential citizens of Yellow Medicine county. G. G. Goodwin of Cambridge, one of the brightest lawyers in the Eigh teenth judicial district, has several cases this term of court. He was here Monday and will be back again the first of next week. The following persons appeared in open court and, after being closely questioned by the judge, swore allegiance to the United States and were granted citizenship papers: John Andra Swenson, Borgholm Gustaf Einar Pearson, Milo Englbert Fill gar, Page. Queer questions are sometimes asked by strangers during court week. For instance the writer was interro gated by a man on the street, who asked: "Can you tell me, sir^ whether Foley's bean case is still being tried?"meaning of course the case of the Foley-Bean Lumber com pany. He undoubtedly labored under the impression that it was a case .in which beans figured. The grand jury, which was still in session at the time the Union went to press, failed to indict John Brings, who was held from justice court last spring charged with setting fire to a house, and he was released from cus tody. No indictments have so far been returned. In fact it is the gen eral impression that there is no mat ter of any great importance to come before the grand jury. Among those attending court from the lake country are the following: Aug. Eichmiller, J. F. Warren, J. F. Franklin, J. W. McClure, Wm. Scrib ner, Geo. Orton, Jeff Orton, Milt Orton, Mrs. Alice Locke, Onamia: D. G. Wilkes, O. A. Ladeen, Hans Petrin, Frank Baker, H. F. Mann, B. L. Anderson, Cove: Chas. Malone, Otto Haggberg, O. J. Bergman, C. B. Maben, Isle Herman Oby, Wahkon. Among the attorneys present at this term of court from outside towns are: Hon. F. T. White, Elk River: Capt. F. B. Hart, L. E. Stetler, Geo. C. Stiles, M. C. Brady, Minneapolis J. B. Himsl, Geo. W. Stewart, St. Cloud G. G. Goodwin, Cambridge W. C. Doane, Rolleff Vaaler, Olin C. Myron, W. S. Foster, C. F. J. Goebel, Milaca: C. H. MacKenzie, Onamia N. H. Clapp, St. Paul: J. C. King, Mora W. H. Lamson, Hinckley. Judge William S. McClenahan of Brainerd (fifteenth judicial district), who is presiding at this term of court in Princeton, is an eminent jurist thoroughly conversant with every point of the law. He is a veteran in the profession and has profited by his long experience. He is quick to de cide a law point and makes use of no superfluous words. He is a gentle man possessing much genialitya man whom it is always a pleasure to meet. Temperance Addresses. Rev. E. C. Clemans will speak in the Methodist church on Sunday morning, November 21, on "Temper ance and the Anti-Saloon League," while W. I. Norton, the attorney of the league, will speak in the Congre gational church on the same morn ing. In the afternoon Mr. Norton will deliver an address at Zimmer man and Rev. Clemans at Greenbush. In the evening a union meeting will be held in the opera house, Prince ton, at which Rev. Clemans and W. I. Norton will speak. X' -i'' 3Jg./* J-JSJ .v% ft Ar R. C. DUNN, Publisher. Terms 81.00 Per Year. PRINCETON, MILLE LACS COUNTY, MINNESOTA, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 1909. NATIONAL HIGHWAYS Rev. S. M. Dick, D. D.f Takes the In itiative and Preaches Good Roads From Pulpit. Greater Good Will Ensue From a Ser- mon of This Sort Than From a Political Harangue. Dr. S. M. Dick, pastor of the fashionable Wesley church of Minne apolis, and one of the best speakers in the country, in a sermon on "The Ideal State" on Sunday, advocated a system of national highways connect ing all the capitals of the states at the start and developed later to include all important cities and towns. His idea is a good one. Dr. Dick took strong grounds against the appropriation of about 67 per cent of the national revenues an nually for war purposes. He decried in particular the buillding of more and greater battleships, denouncing the expenditure of hundreds of millions of dollars annually for army and navy as a burden upon the people which will not be borne in patience indefinitely. The system of highways Dr. Dick advocated would give employment the year round, he estimated, to 50,000 men and would cost $50,000,000. That amount he would take from the ap propriation for military purposes, with as much more for development of national resources. He estimated that the lands of this country available for agriculture are capable of sustaining a population of more than 200,000,000 people if divided into tracts of ten acres each. Every ten-acre tract, he declared, is capable on the application of high process farming of sustaining in luxury a family of five persons, and of insur ing for them all the benefits of educa tion, travel and all the pleasures of modern living. At the present rate of increase, Dr. Dick argued, the United States, by 1950, will have a population of 200,- 000,000. How to feed that number of people, and how to care for their social and material welfare on the present- progressive American standard, were the questions he answered by suggesting as imperative the curtailment of the immense appro priations for the military departments, and the movement to the vacant farm lands of the surplus population. Assault Case at Elk River. District court is in session at Elk River this week and a great deal of interest is manifested in the Lizzie Schwenteck assault case. It will be remembered that the poor girl was outraged by two ruffians on the river bank at East St. Cloud last summer. One of her assailants plead guilty and was sent to the St. Cloud reform atory, the other alleged assailant, Lindsey Garlock, was captured in Montana and is now on trial. James A. Martin of St. Paul is assisting County Attorney Tyler to prosecute, and A. H. Hall* of Minne apolis is defending Garlock. A jury was secured late Monday afternoon. On Tuesday Miss Schwen teck positively identified Garlock in the court room as one of her assail ants. Mr. Hall is putting up a vigor ous fight for the accused and Jim Martin and the county attorney will leave no stone unturned to convict. The evidence for the state was all in last evening, -und today the defense has its inning. It is not expected that the case will go to the jury before late tomorrow or Saturday. A Deserved Rapping. The state land department policy is getting some pretty hard raps from the newspapers, especially in the northern half, and it is richly de served. Our commissioner of immi gration is bending every energy to induce settlers to come to the state and make homes and when his victims get here they are met with the propo sition of paying $5 to $8 per acre for land entirely denuded of its timber and mineral rights, if any, reserved to the state. It is no wonder if the commissioner of immigration fails to secure settlers intelligent men, men with the brawn and muscle necessary to hew out a home in the forest ,are not willing to work for a lifetime, giving the proceeds of their labor to the state. If we expect to settle the northern wilderness we must offer some little inducement to the hardy fellows who can do the work, and if such inducement is not offered we must not complain if these men of toil and endurance go to some other country to make homes.Cass Lake Times. Table linens, napkins, centerpieces, linen doilies, etc.. at Roadstrom's. fj#CAviM&&'LMkii' v,.*^ '*$ *mm*m wmmmm**k ORGAN RECITAL Hamlin Hunt and Alberta Fisher Rou- telle Will Appearat Congrega- tional Church Tuesday. Church Purchases a Fine Pipe Organ Which Will Arrive in Prince- ton Within Few Days. The music loving people of Prince ton will be afforded an opportunity of hearing the greatest organist in the northwest at the Congregational church on Tuesday evening next, November 23. At that time Hamlin Hunt of Minneapolis will render a number of selections upon the pipe organ recently purchased by the church from the Aeolian company. The occasion will be a two-hour organ recital and concert in which Miss Alberta Fisher Routelle of Minne apolis, soprano soloist, and well known to many Princeton people, will participate. An organ recital is something new to Princeton peoplein fact this will be the first in the history of the vil lageand the Congregationalists are entitled to much praise for the energy which they have displayed in making this event possible. To two ladies of PrincetonMrs. H. C. Cooney and Mrs. Benj. Soule especial credit is due, for they are the ladies who solicited the subscriptions to the organ fund. How well they succeeded in their work is shown by the fact that the organa two manual, pedal bass, pipe instrument costing $1,200will be placed in posi tion this week, and it is one of the very best organs manufactured. The American Drummer. Edward Morris of Chicago, whom is due the preservation of Harvard house at Stratford-on-Avon, said of Stratford the other day: "The inns there are small, clean, old-fashioned, and dear. Strange pil grims visit them. All sorts of strange things happen in them. Thus: "Two pilgrims over their after dinner coffee fell into a warm literary argument. The first, a Londoner, held that Shakspere was the greatest poextitt the world. The other, a braw laddie frae Peebles, insisted that Burns was the only bard. "These two men grew hotter and hotter in their dispute. They banged their fists on the table. They shook their forefingers under each other's noses. Plainly, before long they would come to blows. "An American commercial traveler, however, left his half-finished chop and advanced upon them with a pacific smile and gesture. 'Gentlemen, gentlemen.' he said, 'let me settle this amicably. Who is this Shakspere Burns?' Geo. H. Deans came down Foreston yesterday morning. Ten per cent discount on all linen at A. E. Allen & Co.'s. to the A Scathing Indictment. The result of the newspaper com bine in St. Paul daily manifests itself when we read such headlines in the evening replica as this: "Eberhart and Lind picked as leaders." Who picked them, how and when? The country or that certain territory out side of the political amphitheatre, would much like to know what Gov. Eberhart stands for and what he has done to entitle him to leadership. If standing by his party guns when that party was assailed by the common foe should be the merit, he does not de serve it, for he twice balked and will again.Granite Falls Tribune. Johnson Memorial Fund The school children of Mille Lacs county have contributed liberally to the Johnson monument fund, the fol lowing amounts having been donated by them: District 4 (3 schools), $3.00 district 5, $1.15 district 6, $1.00 district 7 (2 schools), $2.00 district 10, $1.00 district 11, $1.00 district 21, $1.00 district 25, $1.00: district 26, 62 cents district 27 (2 schools), $1.65 district 14 (5 schools), $500. district.30, $1.00 district 35, $1.00. Total, $20.42. Pri vate donations: N. P. Olson, $1.00 Robert Gustafson, $1.00. Guy Ewing, County Superintendent. Return te Princeton. Mr. and Mrs. Geo. A. Young and family, who have been in the west for two years, returned to Princeton last week. Mr. Young says that although wages are higher in the west the cost of living is enormous and a man can do better here than he can there. He was glad to get back. Goes to Dairy School. Fred Warner, assistant buttermaker at the Princeton Co-operative cream ery, left here on Monday for St. Anthony Park to take a month's course at the state dairy school. Fred is a progressive young fellow who believes in keeping up to date in his chosen profession. from table The rock for the Baldwin road can not be utilized before spring. Call on Dr. Walker about your teeth. Princeton, November 18, 19 and 20. Martin Brands was in the cities on opera house business Monday and Tuesday. G. W. Harter returned on Tuesday evening from a visit with friends in Minneapolis. L. J. Chadbourne came up from Minneapolis on Tuesday evening to attend court. Mr. and Mrs. T. H. Caley went to the twin cities yesterday morning for a short visit. For sale, cheap, a good eight horse power gasoline engine. Apply to J. C. Herdliska. 47-tf Found, a boy's soft felt hat. Owner may recover same by applying at the Union office. Andrew Wetter returned home from Frazee, where he had been employed for some time, on Tuesday. A moving picture show will be given at Brands' opera house on Thanks giving at 4:30 and 7:30 p. m. See a swell line of nobby Thanks giving ties, shirts and mufflers at Kopp & Bartholomew's store. Mrs. C. S. Neumann and daughter, Gladys, went to Minneapolis yester day morning for a week's visit. For sale a Tubular separator, only used six months. Apply to E. L. Everett, Route 1, Princeton. 47-2tc Rich or poor, tall or short, lean or fat, Kopp & Bartholomew can fit and satisfy you all with suits and over coats. Kopp & Bartholomew have a swell overcoat for you, auto cloth, plush or fur, just what you want and need. See it this week. J. D. Chapman, who has been here on a visit to his son, Richard S., and other relatives, returned to his home at~Richwood, Ohio, tnis morning. A postal sent to R. I. Hawkins, Milaca, will bring information re garding furs and hides. Have you ever sold to him? Try him once. 44-tf The Black Hawk Mercantile Co. carries a half-page ad in this issue announcing a clearance sale of over coats and cloaks. The sale will com mence on Saturday and last until every garment is sold. See ad on page 6. The ladies of the Union Aid society of Zimmerman will hold a church sale on Tuesday evening, November 23, when numerous useful articles, in cluding quilts and bedspreads will be offered. Thos. Kaliher will conduct the auction. Peter Henschel, while engaged in milking a cow on Sunday evening, was kicked in the right leg about six inches above the knee and, as a re sult, the bone was fractured. Dr. Cooney was called and attended to the injuries A lady in Mora tells a story of what happened in her Sunday school class. Upon asking the class what it meant "to renounce the devil and all his works" received the reply that it meant "I shall love him with all my heart."Mora Times. Harvey Robideau, who recently left here with the intention of going to Omaha, secured work in St. Paul as a motorman on the street railway and his wife, who is now visiting friends in Zimmerman, will join him in the capital city on Saturday. George A. Coates has traded his house And lot across the track to Claire Neumann for his 30-acre farm in Greenbush and next year expects to show people how to raise a big crop of potatoes. George, is a scientific agriculturist as well as an expert in lumber. The Ladies' Aid society of the Methodist church will meet on Tues day afternoon next with Mrs. C. O. Moore. All members are requested to be there as this will be the last meeting before the annual fair. Note the change in the dayfrom Wednes day to Tuesday. The Wahkon Enterprise tells of the death of Mrs. John Kruger at that place on the 6th inst. Mrs. Kruger was proprietor of a hotel at Wahkon and was well thought of by the people there. The remains were taken to Sparta, Wis.,, Mrs. Krager's old home, for interment. 300 MEN ENTOMBED Host Frightful Calamity in History of Illinois Overtakes Miners at Cherry on Saturday. Mine is on Fire and Hope of Savins Lives of Unfortunate Victims Has Been Abandoned. Reports from the mine disaster at Cherry, Illinois,the greatest calami ty in the history of that state,say that all efforts so far have proved futile to break the sealed shaft in which three hundred men are en tombed. The temperature at the top of the burning St. Paul mine is 108 degrees Fahrenheit and this is be lieved to establish beyond doubt the fact that the men entombed by Satur day's disaster are dead. Rescuers equipped with oxygen helmets, who entered the mine added to the horror by declaring that it was still on fire and in many places was caving in. The rescuers were unable to penetrate more than a few feet from the main shaft in the second vein. Equipment consisting of the most modern paraphernalia was useless in the chambers, all of which choked with gas and smoke. That every bit of life-giving air had been exhausted many hours before was declared certain. Three descents were made but no sign of life was seen and the rescuers declared that no life could exist for hundreds of feet beyond the shaft entrance. A few miners caps and lamps were seen, tragic tokens of the first mad rush for safety by the miners who escaped, but no bodies were found. This indicates to the rescuers that when the miners realized they were penned hopelessly in a pit from which there was no exitt, they rushed to the furthermost end of the vein, where some air might be found that would keep them alive till help came. Frantic protests against the action of the state commission in ordering the sealing up of the en trances followed the action, and grew greater as the hours passed. In spite of the expostulation of the relatives of the imprisoned ones, experienced mine workers asserted it was the only way to end the fire and afford any hope of escape to those within. were Consider It Carefully. The Onamia Lake Breeze seems to favor bond issues by the lake towns for the construction and improvement of roads. More and better roads are a crying necessity in the lake region, but we would advise our friends up there to consider carefully the advisa bility of bonding themselves to the limit even for road purposes. As pointed out in the i on a couple of weeks ago a tax of one per cent can be voted annually for road and bridge purposes by towns, then the supervisors can levy and assess a tax of one per cent, and the latter tax can be commuted in labor by the residents of the town if they so prefer. With a tax of two per cent per annum, in addition to the poll tax and assis tance from the county, a marked im provement in road conditions in the lake towns ought to soon be discern ible. If bonds are issued speedier results may be obtained, but we question the wisdom of a new town loading itself down with a bonded indebtedness. Thanksgiving Dance. The young folks ball at the opera house in this village on Thanksgiving evening, November 25, promises to be one of the swell events of the winter. An orchestra consisting of Miss Norma Van A1stein, pianist Herbert Anderson, violinist, and Adon Whitney, cornetist, will furnish the music. Following is a program of the dances, and extra numbers will' be played if so desired: TwoStep Flashing Eyest, Waltz My Wild Irish Rose TwoStep Opechee Waltz Come Over on My Veranda Schottische Oh, Mr. Moon Waltz The Little Soubrette Barn Dance Morning, Cy TwoStep Powder Bag Waltz Roses Bring Dreams of You TwoStep Naughty Eyes Schottische My Dusky Rose Waltz Whirling Over the Ball Room Floor TwoStep Golden Arrow Barn Dance Kerry Mills Waltz I Like to Hear That Song Again Cheap! Cheaper!! Cheapest!!! A new brick dwelling house in Princeton, 26x28, 14x20: nine rooms, all finished heated by furnace, good basement, good barn and shed, four large lots. Will sell at a bargain if taken at once. Address, M. S. Rutherford & Co., 46-3t Princeton, Minn. Beau Them AIL Speaking of skin games, the beauty specialist has the rest of the buncb, beaten to a frazzle. "a j.