Oen Sundays from 9
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
"eoeipt R. c. DUNK. Publisher.
Nelson's photos please the people.
For rent, four upstair rooms.
Apply to O. B. Newton. 8-tfe
Picture frames and room moulding
at Caley Hardware Co. 's.
Cheapest money on farm loans can
be had at M. S. Rutherford & Co.'s.
Kopp & Bartholomew advertise the
arrival of new spring clothes this
Mrs. Chas. Keith visited friends in
the twin cities from Monday to
Among the down-river passengers
on Monday morning were Fred Keith
and Oscar Peterson.
Mrs. M. S. Rutherford and daugh
ter went to Minneapolis yesterday
morning to visit friends, as did also
Dr. and Mrs. McB^ae left yester
day morning for Wimbledon, N.
where they expect to spend a week
with the doctor's relatives.
Buy your alsike seed from Louis
Rocheford, section 32, Greenbush, or
at C. Foltz' feed store in Prince
ton. Price $6 50 per bushel. 13-tfc
Oscar Wikeen was home from Min
neapolis over Sunday. He is now
holding a position in the general
office of the Dakota Elevator com
Mrs. W Hiland of Minneapolis,
who has been visiting Mr. and Mrs.
Chas. Judkins, returned home on
Monday. Mrs Hiland is a sister of
Several of our up country ex
changes are busily engaged in con
structing, on paper, north and south
railroads through Mille Lacs, Isanti,
Aitkin and Crow Wing counties.
Godfrey Wicktor, treasurer of
Sherburne county, made a trip to his
farm at Santiago on Friday and re
turned to Elk River on Saturday. He
called on Princeton friends en route.
The Milaca Times tells of a young
man named Edwin Mattson being
found dead in bed at his home in Page
on the 17th inst. The young fellow
was 25 years of age and was subject
to epileptic tits.
If you are looking for good, sound
native horses, young and suitable for
all purposeshorses that are guar
anteedcall at Wm. Ross' barns.
These horses are among the best ever
brought to Princetonthey will give
During a residence of 34 years in
this state the writer has no recollec
tion of such a 1ialm spring-like
March as that which expires today.
People who have gone south or west
to avoid the generally blustering
March weather of Minnesota have
missed it this year.
Harry Mills of Minneapolis* in
structor in the Y. M. C. A. gymna
sium, will wrestle Ben Hass at the
armory hall, Princeton, on Tuesday
evening, April 5. The winner will
take the whole of the gate receipts and
a side bet of $50 has been posted.
Mills is said to be a particularly
Can You Afford Not to Paint?
If your house needs painting now the
chances are it will need carpenter work as well
next year. A house lacking the protection of
paint rapidly gets out of repair. It will proba
bly be money in your pocket to paint now. It
surely will be if you use
B. P. S. Pure Paint
This paint will preserve your building for
the longest period that any paint can because
it is made of honest materials. It's pure lin
seed oil paint. It costs less to spread because
it spreads easier and goes farther than inferior
grades of paint.
114-J-L Ol Interert
Editor MacKenzie of the Lake
Breeze attended the meeting of theidea.
county board this week.
Elizabythe Jones, just home from
boarding school. Can be seen at
Brands' opera house on April 6
Ralph Fiero of Wvanett left
Monday for Everly, Iowa, for
pects to remain there
to 1 tn.
C. A JACK
The Rexall Druggist
(w ^ll^k^M W
and ex the
The Caley Hardware Co. is display
ing a very large line of picture
moulding from which frames are made
A. E. Allen made a business trip to
Minneapolis on Monday and returned
Dr. J. Kothman, optometrist,
will be at L. G. Prescott's store from
April 11 to 16. 7-tfc
Hon. Frank T. White was here from
Saturday to Monday circulating
among his numerous friends.
Warehouse-Ferrell is a great spin
ner of yarns. Come and hear him at
Brands' opera house, April 6.
Go to Mrs. Belsem's new millinery
store, next to Newton's bakery, for
bargains in ladies' trimmed hats, ltc
The Princeton starch factory will
open on Monday, April 4, and will
then be prepared to receive all pota
toes brought in.
Miss Sophie Bender arrived here
from Chaska on Tuesday evening for
a visit with her brother-in-law and
sister, Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Allen.
The town board of Isle Harbor has
determined to see that the law which
makes compulsory the destruction of
noxious weeds is enforced. A good
Pickerel and suckers have been
running this week and many of the
boys have gone forth with spears and
nets to capture them, with varying
If you have a picture which should
be framed take it to the Caley Hard
ware Co. and get a frame made to
order which will suit both the picture
and your pocket book.
E. G. Erickson came up from Min
neapolis on Saturday to visit his
parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. D. Erick
son, at Spencer Brook. He returned
to the city on Monday.
Fred Hass is now working at the
blacksmith trade in Peterson &
Nelson's shop. He says there is
nothing like blacksmithing to keep up
a good wrestling muscle.
Dr. J. W. Bettmgen is back in
Paul after five months' absence in
Europe. Dr. E. Freeman Walsh sails
from England on Saturday and ex
pects to reach St. Paul about the mid
dle of the month.
Mrs. T. H. Caley went to
apolis on Monday morning for
Before you start for Princeton to
have your picture taken be sure it isfarm
the first or third Saturday of theo
month, as these are the only days you
will find Nelson, the famous photo
grapher from Anoka, at his studio in
P. L. Roadstrom will shortly erect
a residence on a lot purchased from
John Brennan between the home of
the last named and that of Attorney
E. L. McMillan. It will be a two
story frame structure, 30 by 32 feet,
and E. Anderson will build it for Mr.
Roadstrom. The location selected is
a good one.
News has reached here from Beach,
N. D., that Ernest Byers, son of Mr.
and Mrs. R. D. Byers of this village,
was married on March 23 to Miss
Emily Peterson, who at one time
lived in Princeton township. Mr.
Byers, who has been employed by the
Beach Implement company, and his
bride will move onto a claim near
Beach this spring.
Glen Caley writes the Union from5
Chicago and says he is getting along
fine in the Coyne plumbing school.
He likes Chicago and has now become
accustomed to the "fearful noises" so
that he can sleep o'nights. It was 98
degrees in the shade in the windy city
last week and the grass is getting
green. Glen asks to be remembered
to the boys and girls at homewith
an accent on the girls.
home of her
McKenney died at the
daughter, Mrs. E. A.
Oak Grove, Anoka
the 18th inst. Mrs.
McKenney was born in Maine in 1827,
came to Minnesota with her husband,
the late Henry McKenney, in 1877,
and for many years resided in the
town of Bradford. She was truly "a
mother in Israel," and is survived by
six children, fifteen grandchildren and
seven great grandchildren, uSst $&**?_ t&,*
Sheriff Shockley went to Minneap
olis yesterday to secure a witness
the Bodeck case.
Henry Holthus made a business trip
to the twin cities on Monday and re
Mrs. N. A. Nelson and son, Walter,
are here from Minneapolis looking af
ter their property.
Wanted, a girl for general house
work. Apply to Mrs. Geo. A.
Mrs. J. A. Allen came down from
Milaca yesterday morning for a short
visit with relatives.
It does seem as if a grand jury
could have been dispensed with at the
ensuing term of court.
Next Saturday is "Mothers' day"
and the junior class of the high
school will offer carnations for sale
on the streets.
M. S. Rutherford & Co. will loan
you money on your farm at the lowest
rate of interest. We give liberal pay
ment privileges. 19-tf
A. E Allen & Co. will have a
special sale on taffetas, ladies' para
sols, etc., on Saturday next. Adver
tisement on last page.
Wm. Ross received a splendid lot of
native horses yesterday which are
suitable for general purposes. It will
pay you to examine them.
The members of the Methodist
Ladies' Aid society are requested to
meet at Mrs. Guy E wing's on
Wednesday afternoon for an afternoon
Thirty tubs of butter were turned
out by the Princeton Co-operative
creamery for the week ending Mon
day, 25 of which were shipped to the
New York market.
Hon. Andrew Davis of Elk River
accompanied his brother-in-law, Elmer
Corey, to the Northwestern hospital
this morning. Mr. Corey is a resi
dent of Park Rapids.
Miss Grayce Brennan, who for a
number of years sang in the choir of
St. Edward's Catholic church, Prince
ton, is now the leading soprano in St.
James' church, Aitkin.
Mrs. R. T. Wilcox, who for some
time has been here caring for her
mother, Mrs. James White, who was
very sick, returned to her home at
Cody, Wyoming,* on Tuesday.
For rent, about 25 acres of good
land, 20 acres of it timothy sod. Will
rent for cash or on shares. Inquire
of Mrs. Mary Hamilton, the carpet
and rug weaver, 3 miles west of depot,
Route 1, Box 85. 13-tfc
Mrs. John Westergren died at her
home in Santiago on Monday from
heart disease. She is survived by a
husband, five daughters and three
sons. Arrangements for the funeral
have not yet been perfected.
For sale, my store building at
Princeton. Furnace heat, electric
light and city water. Will be sold
cheap for cash, or will exchange for
or stock. For information write
Louis Fryhling, Dane Valley,
There is about $3,800 of state money
that can be secured for the improve
ment of roads in Mille Lacs county
by the co-operation of the several
town boards of the county and not
otherwise. The Union will discuss
the matter at length next week.
A liberal share of space in the
Union is devoted to local "doings"
each week. But the i on is some
thing more than a "merely local"
paper and all of its space cannot be
devoted to the chronicling of local
happenings. Our aim is to publish a
newspaper that will interest all its
T. E. Potts, proprietor of the big
hotel at Wahkon which recently
burned, has decided not to rebuild.
Mr. Potts will, however, make a good
offer to anyone who will erect and
conduct a suitable hostelry on the
site. Here seems to be a first-class
opportunity for some enterprising
Peter W. Jensen of Bogus Brook is
one of the most progressive dairy
farmers in the state. In order to im
prove his herd of milk cows he recent
ly purchased a full-blooded registered
Holstein bull and last night received
eight registered Holstein heifers.
This will make Mr. Jensen's herd the
largest and best in this part of the
The Lady Maccabees gave a fare
well party last evening at their hall
in honor of Mrs. L. N. Grow, who
will shortly leave for the west. A
supper was served and Mrs. Josie
Zimmerman, in behalf of the lodge,
presented Mrs. Grow with a jabot and
gold cuff links, at the same time ex
pressing regret that so old and faith
ful a member was about to move
The only trouble you will have will be to decide
which you like best. Suits, hats, the ever-desirable
rain coat, shirts and all kinds of furnishing goods. A
magnificent variety of everything for men at prices
that will agreeably surprise you.
Ladies' Spring Coats
Rubberized coats and Cravenette
coats. The prices are within the
reach of all
$5.00 to $20.00
Curtain Nets and Swisses.
Lace curtains, in cream and white,
price per pair
38c to $5.00
Curtain Swisses, all colors, per yard
10c to 25c
Oscar A. Stromwall and Miss
Mayme A. Tobias were married yes
terday afternoon at 3 o'clock at the
home of the1
bride's parents, Mr. and
Mrs. John Tobias, in Foreston. A
reception followed the ceremony, at
which the happy young people re
ceived the congratulations of their
friends and were presented with many
pretty tokens of esteem.
For sale, a 7-room house and 3 lots.
Electric light and fine water one of
the best locations in Princeton. Will
be sold cheap. For information see
G. A. Eaton. 10-tfc
Big!Fisher/ Bigger.'Plaas. Big-
gestIFerrell. Brands' opera house
on April 6. ___
|E We sell the celebrated ROBERTS-WICKS CLOTHING, every suit of _-
which is guaranteed all wool or your money back. The latest styles and pat- _=|
terns $12.50 to $25.00, other suits from $5.00 to $15.00. RAINCOATS with or
r without presto collars, also Rubber Coats, prices from $5.00 to $18.00. The __1
well-known McKIBBIN HATS, noted for being equal to any $5.00 hat prices j=|
EE from $1.00 to $4.00. Let us tog you out for Spring and you'll be "right."
KOP & BARTHOLOMEW I
E: Princeton's Clothiers 3
We Are Prep
For the Early Spring
I Ou Spring Stock
for every department has arrived and we have on display all
the latest seasonable goods. Our clerks will be
pleased to show you the stock. _2
Men's and Boys' Hats, Caps, Shirts, 3
General Merchandise *L
PRINCETON _*s J& j& MINNESOTA 3
The pupils of district 26, Bogus
Brook, will give an entertainment
and basket social in the school house
on Friday evening, April 8. Ladies
are asked to bring well-filled baskets
and the public is respectfully invited
I have 70 acres of pasture with run
ning water which I will rent for cattle
and horses by the month or for the
season. Henry Uglem, Long Sid
An 80-acre dairy farm one mile wes
of Princeton. Price $4,000, part cash
and part on time. Write or call on
B. W, Freer, Princeton, Minn. 5-tfc
Collars, Neckties, etc. 3
Pants and Overalls
A Splendid Line of Pants and Over
alls at Reasonable Prices.
The famous Gotzian Shoes,
which there are none better manu
factured, for men, women and chil
dren. Our stock is complete.
I Church Topics sa z&
4 5iindayand Weekday
Next Sunday services will be held
in the Swedish Lutheran church, Zim
merman, at 10:30 a. m. Reception of
new members, confirmation and com
munion services will also be held.
The Ladies' Aid society of Emanuel
church, Princeton, will meet with Mrs.
G. Swanson on Thursday, April 7,
at 2 p. m. All are invited.
Aug. Lundquist, Pastor.
Charles King made
cities on Tuesday.
a trip to the
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