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J. H. ANGSTM DEAD One of Baldwin's Host Progressive and Esteemed Farmers Passes Away at His Home. Obituary of John R. McVicar, a Vet- eran of the Civil War, Who Died on May Fifth. Jacob H. Angstman died at his home in Baldwin on Monday morn ing, May 9, at 12:35 o'clock from cancer of the stomach and liver, aged ^1 years 8 months. His death was not unexpected, as it was known that he could not long survive the malady from which he suffered. On March 24 Dr. Cooney made an exploratory in cision at the Northwestern hospital to determine whether the cancer could be removed by a surgical operation, but found that the disease had advanced too far. Sixteen days after this Mr. Angstman was taken back to his home in Baldwin, where he was cared for until relieved by death of his suffer ing. Funeral services were conducted at the family residence by Rev. Fisher of the Princeton Congregational church on Tuesday afternoon at 2 o'clock and the interment was in the Baldwin cemetrey. The funeral pro cession was over half a mile in length, manifesting the high esteem in which Mr. Angstman was held by the com munity. The floral tributes were many and beautiful. The pallbearers were members of the A. O. U. W. Jodge, and services were conducted at the grave according to the ritual of that order. Mr. Angstman had been a respected member of that order for years. The relatives who attended the obse quies from out of town were Mr. and Mrs. Geo Eigenbrodt and child, Faribault: Frank Angstman, Mrs. Herman Otte, Farmington: Chas. Trout, Miss Harriet Trout and Mrs. Emma Strait, St. Paul. Jacob H. Angstman was born in Oneida county, New York, on September 14, 1858, and came to Farmington, Minn., with his parents in 1862. He lived there three or four years and then, with his parents, went to Aberdeen, S. D., returning with them to Farmington in 1881. He was married on March 14, 1883, to Miss Emma Trout in Castle Rock township, Minn., and after a residence of four years at Farmington, went to Sauk Center, where the family resided 10 years. In 1904 he settled on the farm in Baldwin where he died. He is sur vived by a widow and 13 children, 11 sons and two daughters. The children are as follows: Walter, Warren, Mrs. Jas Wheeler. Albert, Jess, Lawrence, Forrest, Esther, George, Ralph, Johnny and Ezra, Baldwin: and Maynard, St. Paul. He also leaves a mother and brother, who live at Farmington, and four sisters who reside in various parts of the country. Mr. Angstman was one of the sturdy farmers who did his share toward im proving this part of the country and, as chairman of the board of super visors of Baldwin township, was un ceasing in his efforts to maintain good roads. He was a member of district No. 31 school board and no man ever worked more diligently for the welfare of the young generation. Mr. Angstman was an industrious, honest tiller of the soil who made a success of his calJing. He was kind to his family and was esteemed by his neighbors, and in his taking away the town of Baldwin loses a good and noble character and one of its most progressive citizens. John McVicar John Richard McVicar, mention of whose death was made in last week's Union, was born on the Mackenzie river, near the Great Slave lake, in British North America, on January 27, 1828. His father was a factor in the Hudson Bay company and was stationed at this post, and it was he who sent out a rescue party for Sir John Franklin when on his first over land trip in search of the northwest passage. Franklin was brought back to the post. Sir John Franklin bap tized John R. McVicar while Sir John Richardson stood sponsor and gave him his name. The subject of this sketch was the first white child born within the arctic circle. When but 3 years of age he traveled 3,000 miles with his mother in a canoe to Toronto. He received his early edu cation in Montreal and on July 14, 1852, was married to Elizabeth A. Brennan at Ottawa, where he made his home until 1861, when the family moved to Port Arthur, where his father was stationed. In 1864 he came to the United States and enlisted in the union army, serving until the close of the war. From the effect of exposure while serving his country he became totally blind and remained so throughout the reaminder of his life. For 15 years he lived with a daughter in Boston and last June, with his wife, came to Princeton and took up his residence at the home of his son, W. G. McVicar, where he passed away last Thursday morning, May 5. He is survived by a widow and six children. The children are Mrs. L. A. Harding, Seattle, Wash. Mrs. F. F. Proctor, Mrs. Mary Breiner, Mrs. J. B. Wood, Boston, Mass. R. R. McVicar, Portland, Oregon W. G. McVicar, Princteon. He also leaves one broher who resides at Port Arthur. The funeral services were conducted by Rev. Fisher at the McVicar home on Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock, and vocal selections were rendered by Miss Jennie Whiting and Chas. Umbe hocker, with Mrs. Benj. Soule as accompanist. The interment was in Oak Knoll cemetery and the remains of the esteemed veteran were followed to the grave by many people. Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Wood of Boston were among those present at the obsequies. Ankle Badly Sprained. Ed. Cilley sustained a severe sprain of the left ankle on Saturday. He and Mrs. Branchaud were on their way to St. Cloud in a buggy and, when within seven miles of that place, the bit in one of the horses' mouths snapped and the animal got beyond control. The horses ran away and the occupants of the vehicle jumped out, Mr. Cilley striking the ground in such manner that his foot twisted and caused a painful injury to the ankle. Mrs. Branchaud, however, escaped unharmed. They entered the house of a farmer near the scene of the acci dent and from there telephoned to the Kahher livery barn at Princeton for another team, and when that arrived they returned to Princeton. The horses, which ran away, after proceed ing a short distance, became en tangled in a wire fence and were se curely heldone having a wire wound tightly around its neck. The buggy was damaged to a considerable extent. King Edward Dead Edward VII, king of England, died at 11:45 o'clock on Friday evening and at 4 o'clock on Saturday the Prince of Wales took the oath as George and was officially pro claimed king of Great Britain and Ireland and emperor of India. The funeral will probably be held on May 20. As a diplomat Edward had no superior and he used his powerful in fluence to maintain peace both at home and abroadmany seemingly insur mountable difficulties were smoothed over by his tact and direction. The new king, George V, is weak and un popular, and the nation does not con sider him capable of performing the duties required of him, especially at this time, when foreign relations are complicated to a dangerous point. .Bridge Proposition Carried At the special election in the town of Milo. Saturday, the bridge propo sition carried by a vote of 25 to 1. The farmers were busy and only 26 voces were cast in allabout one eighth of the total vote of the town. The supervisors will now proceed to erect a substantial steel bridge across the West Branch of Rum river in sec tion 16 as stated in last week's issue of the i n. The county will be obliged to defray half the cost of the bridge. Milo people believe in good roads and substantial bridges. In this respect it would be a good thing if the other towns of the county would imitate the example set by Milo. Cooley Will Speak on Good Roads The Wahkon commercial club has succeeded in getting George W. Cooley, one of the best authorities in the state, to speak on good roads at Wahkon on May 27. He will deliver two addresses, one at2:30 in the after noon and another in the evening. There will also be other speakers. Every one is of course interested in good roads, and all who can possibly do so should put forth an effort to attend. The county commissioners are especially requested by the com mercial club to be there. Much valu able information regarding the build ing and care of roads may be obtain ed by attending this meeting. County Fair Meeting'. A meeting of the Mille Lacs County Agricultural association is called for 2 o'clock Saturday afternoon next at M. S. Rutherford's office. At that time it is highly desirous that all per sons interested attend and offer such suggestions as they may have to make regarding the next fair, which it is contemplated to hold in September. It is none too early to make the pre liminary arrangements for this event there will be many details to work out between now and then. TEACHERS^MEETIE Last Convention for the School Year Will Be Held at Assembly Hall Next Saturday. Professor A. N. Farmer of St. Cloud Among Those Who WiH Ad- dress the Assemblage. On Saturday next, May 14, a meet ing of the Mille Lacs County Teach ers' association will be held in the assembly hall of the Princeton high school building, 'and a program of exceptional merit has been arranged for the occasion. At the morning session, from 11 to 12 o'clock, the business of the association will be dis posed of, officers elected and com mittees appointed. Among the features of the afternoon session, which will commence at 1:30 o'clock, will be addresses by Superintendent A. N. Farmer of the St. Cloud public schools, President W. A. Shoemaker of the St. Cloud Normal school, the reading of papers by Miss Margaret I. King and Miss Clara Wold and selec tions by the High School orchestra. Topics pertaining to educational matters will also be discussed and special vocal music will be rendered. The meeting promises to be one of the most instructive ever held in the county, and all who can possibly so do should not fail to avail themselves of the opportunity to attend. Official Call Issued. The official call for the republican state convention has been issued by Chairman Brown. The convention will be held in St. Paul, Tuesday, June 21, and will be called to order at 11 o'clock a. m. County conven tions will be held on Friday, June 17. The candidates to be nominated are, Moses Clapp for United States senator, four associate justices of the supreme court, A. O. Eberhart for governor, and such candidates for state offices as may be agreed upon by the powers that be for lieutenant governor, secretary of state, state auditor, state treasurer, attorney general, clerk of supreme court, and one railroad and warehouse com missioner. Mille Lacs will be en titled to 9 delegates, Anoka 10, Isanti 9, Sherburne 8. He Would Never be Missed When a man in a community begins to look like a pouted pigeon he has the swell head. No opinion which does not agree with his is right. A little prosperity in worldly goods has made him nutty. He wants to run things and, if he is not allowed to do so, he won't play. He opposes what other business men propose. He is against everybody and everything but himself and his own interests. If such a man should die, he no doubt thinks there would be a great loss, an irreparable loss to the community. The world would go on j'ust the same. Roseau Times. A Story With a Moral Over at Elk River the farmers got to selling their milk and cream to a centralizer, who paid a good price until the creamery was compelled to shut down. No sooner had a padlock been put on the creamery door than the centralizer put the price down several notches. Then a howl went up and some of the farmers proceeded to ship to another centralizer, but found they were up against a combi nation that was hard to beat. Now they are making an effort to get their ereamery started again. There is a moral in this. Can you guess it? Delano Eagle. Damaged by Fire The breaking of a lamp chimney in E. E. Whitney's residence on Tuesday night resulted in considerable damage to furniture and bedding in an up stairs room. Leon Whitney left a lamp burning upon leaving the house, the chimney of which became over heated and burst. Mrs. Adon Whitney was the only one in the house at the time and she heard the chimney crack. She ran to the front door and was just in time to recall Leon, who was leaving the house, and the two of them, with the aid of rugs, managed to smother the fire. The property was insured in J. J. Skahen's agency. A. S. of E. Meeting. A meeting of the American Society of Equity will be held at Zimmerman on Saturday, May 21, and the local union requests that all members and all those who have belonged to unions which have disbanded, as well as every farmer interested in bettering his condition, be present. Matters of vital interest to farmers will come up for discussion. Mr. Pratt, president of the Zimmerman union, will give an instructive talk. PRINCETON, MULE LACS COUNTY, MINNESOTA, THURSDAY, MAY 12, 1910. TWO BALLCONTESTS Princeton High School Team Meets Its First Defeat in a Qame at Monticello Saturday. Home Nine Downs the Becker Bunch at Fair Grounds on Sunday by-a Score of 4 to 2. The proposition that "strange grounds are a hoodoo to the Orange and the Black" was again success fully demonstrated when the Prince ton high school team went to Monti cello and met defeat at the hands of a team very much inferior to them in baseball tactics. There are a number of reasons which might be enumerated, but suffice it to say that the game was ill starred in the first place and had to be lost. The grounds were perhaps the real cause of the disaster because they are so much faster than the home diamond. It would be a disgrace to enumerate the errors made by each member, but there is consolation in the fact that all the players were in the same boat. However there is one exception to this statement, the battery did nobly, but no battery can win a game without support. With perhaps one exception none of Monti cello's scores were earned, but were made on errors and wild throws. If a return game could be arranged here there is no doubt that a big score would be the result for Princeton, but such a game cannot be arranged. The Monticello battery was well supported, without which support it would not have held a candle to our battery. Libby, the Monticello slab artist, struck out but three men, while Archie Hull has 10 men to his credit. In team work the Monticello players were away ahead of ours, however. Ten errors were made ana everybody played played good ball. The score by innings was as follows: Princeton 30003010 07 Monticello 11130000 28 Princeton vs Becker Last Sunday the local ball team met the Becker aggregation at the fair grounds. The contest was first class from start to finish and resulted in a defo&t for the visitors by a score of 4 to 2. The game was played with a very few errors on either side. Archie Hull pitched the first six innings and all were "shut outs" except the sixth, in which Becker crossed the plate twice. This was no doubt due to the fact that Archie had also pitched the Saturday's game for the high school and consequently his arm was "all in otherwise Becker would not have made these two scores. Archie retired in the last half of the sixth and Capt. Mallette put Clyde Robideau in the box. Clyde, although he has had little experience, did honor to himself for the remainder of this inning and also the remaining three innings, which were all "goose eggs." The team play was excellent and Shaw and Smith played star games, although the whole nine did them selves credit, and no doubt Princeton has this year the material for a winning first team. But the game was not so one sided as this much of this article makes it. The Becker pitcher was well skilled in the art of twirling and he was loyally supported by his co-partners. They, like Princeton, made very few errors, the most detrimental of which was an overthrow which resulted in three scores for the opponents. The line up was as follows: Princeton Becker Hass rf Peterson Li Angstman II Dryson Mallette lb G. Fountain Hull Li Aummenson Smith 2b Dryson Angstman .A Aummenson Sbaw 3b Peterson Chapman cf Hanson Robideau ss. Stummell Two base hits, Smith 2 batteries, Hull, Robideau and Angstman, Aummenson and. Aummenson hits off Hull, 3 in 6 innings, Robideau, 2 in 3 innings, Aummenson 8 bases on balls, by Hull 1, by Robideau 1, by Aummenson 1 double plays, Smith to Mallette, L. Angstman to Smith to Mallette. Time 1 hour and 15 minutes. Umpire Hill. Scorer Craig. Vacancy in tbe Baldwin Board. The death of Mr. J. H. Angstman leaves a vacancy in the board of supervisors of Baldwin of which body he was chairman. The vacancy will be filled by appointment by the other two supervisors and the town clerk as provided, in section 679 of the revised laws. The three supervisors then elect one of their number chairman. The appointee will hold office until the next annual town meeting, when his successor shall be elected to hold for the unexpired termor for three years if Mr. Angstman's term would have expired next March. Mr. Charles Judkins will probably be appointed to succeed Mr. Angstman, and no better appointment could be made, for he takes a keen interest in the affairs of the town and is particu larly interested in the bettering of the public highways. Return From Enjoyable Trip. Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Keith arrived home on Tuesday evening. Mr. Keith met his wife at Toledo last week upon her return from Washington, D. where she had been in attendance at the continental congress of the Daughters of the American Revolu tion as a delegate from Greysolon Du Lhut chapter, Duluth. Mr. Keith was a delegate from Minnesota to the congress of the Sons of tbe American Resolution at Toledo. A royal re ception was extended to everyone, says Mr. Keiththe city was lavish in its entertainment and many pretty souvenirs, including elegant cut glassware from the Libby company, were presented to the visitors. Mr. Keith accompanied his wife to her old home near Cleveland, and there they enjoyed themselves very much in rid ing through the rural districts amid the picturesque scenery. They visited Cincinnati, Chieago and other cities and the trip proved to be one of the most pleasant they had ever taken. Milaca People Nervous Milaea people are nervous over a smouldering fire in the refuse in the old Foley Bean Lumber company's yard and have applied to the state fire marshal for assistance in squelch ing the fire. Milaca is a "dry" town but there is plenty of "wet" in Rum river which flows right through the yard. Why not organize a bucket brigade and drown out the fire? A village of 1,500 inhabitants should be able to squelch an incipient little fire in a sawdust pile in short order. Seriously, if the present dry weather continues it stands Milaca people in hand to exert themselves to extin guish the fire and thoroughly saturate every foot of the old lumber yard. New Bridge at Elk Lake. Last week the supervisors of the town of Baldwin let the contract for spanning the outlet of Elk Lake, near Mr. H. B. Pratt's residence, with a new steel bridge. The bridge is to be completed by July 1, and will cost $725, of which amount Sherburne county will contribute $200. The Hewitt Bridge Co. of Minneapolis will do the work. The old bridge has been about ready to tumble down for several years and was unsafe. The patrons of the popular resort at Elk lake will appreciate the action of the Baldwin town authorities in providing for a new bridge. Motor Factory for Anoka. Anoka is to have an automobile factory that will give employment to 200 people. In order to secure the factory Anoka people agreed to take $25,000 in stock and provide the site. The name of the concern is the Veerac Motor company. The com pany expects to be able to manufac ture a good serviceable motor for $750,the motor can be used for haul ing produce from the farm to market or for pleasure-riding. In a year or two every well-to-do farmer in Anoka county will be riding around in his automobile. Development Meeting at Crookston, A meeting of the Northern Minneso ta Development association will be held at Crookston on June 1, 2 and 3. Matters of importance to the northern part of tbe state will be discussed and acted upon. A large attendance from all the northern counties is expected, and Mille Lacs county should be represented at the meeting. Crooks ton is one of the most progressive cities of Minnesota and has ample hotel facilities to care for the dele gates. Speakers of state and national reputation will address the con vention. Tax Judgment Sale. County Auditor Whitney held the annual real estate tax judgment sale at the court house on Monday and something like four hundred tracts of land were bid in, the greater part going to Chas. Keith. Lois I. Chap man, the Mille Lacs Lumber company, J. H. Probst, Andrew Bryson and G. A. Eaton were the other parties who bid in tracts. Or Cooney Purchases Automobile. Dr. and Mrs Cooney and Duren Jack went to Minneapolis on Monday morning and in the evening returned with an automobile which the doctor purchased. Duren Jack was the chauffeur on the trip up. The machine is a Buick of 30 horse power, four cylinder, and will be very useful to the doctor in making- trips to his country patients. TOIUME XXXIT. NO. 20 WEDDED S WEEK Franklin E. Bergeron and Lucy Les- sard Take Nuptial Vows at St. Edward's Church. Ralph A. Argyle and Rosy Dalchow Are Married by Justice A. Z. Norton at His Office. Miss Lucy Lessard, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Lessard of Brickton and a sister of Mrs. Clair Smith, was married to Franklin E. Bergeron at St. Edward's Catholic church on Monday morning at nuptial mass9 o'clock. Rev. Father Lev ings conducted the ceremony in the presence of the immediate relatives of the family and a small number of friends. Leon Bergeron and Miss Ida Vernon acted in the respective capacities of best man and brides maid. A gown of white Persian lawn, trimmed with lace, was worn by the bride and she carried a bouquet of white carnations, while the brides maid's dress was of cream-colored material. Following the ceremony the bridal party drove to the house of the groom's father, Leon Bergeron, at Brickton, where a wedding breakfast was served and many people gathered to extend congratulations to the bride and groom and to bestow upon them wedding presents. At the conclusion of a short wedding trip Mr. and Mrs. Bergeron will make their home at Brickton, where the groom is employed. Argyle-Dalchow. Ralph A. Argyle and Miss Rosy Dalchow, daughter of County Com missioner John Dalchow, were married by Justice Norton at his office on Monday afternoon. The witnesses to the ceremony were M. O. Dalchow and Miss Olga Jopp. A reception was given at the home of the bride's father in the town of Bogus Brook in the evening and Mr. and Mrs. Argyle received a number of pretty presents. The young people will live on a farm in the town of Princeton. Harry and Bill to the Rescue. Harry Shockley and Bill Kaliher extinguished a fire last Saturday which might have resulted seriously had it not been for their activity. They were on their way to Foreston in Mike Kaliber's automobile, with Mike at the helm of course. It appears that Mike placed a lighted pipe in his pocket and that the fire eventually burst forth in several places at once. The auto was stopped, Mike was rolled in the sand, jumped upon and almost suffocated, but it was not until Harry obtained water from the tank and poured it over him that the fire was put out. As a result he lost his coat and shirt tails and part of his pants and Harry's coat was burned in vari ous places. Mike says that hereafter he will wear an asbestos suit. Money Badly Needed The Oak Knoll Cemetery associ ation takes this means of again urg ing persons who have relatives and friends buried in the cemetery named to send their contributions to the treasurer, Mrs. Guy Ewing, without delay, as tbe money is needed to place the burying grounds in order. The association also asks that it be given the work of digging graves, as a man has been engaged for tbe sum mer. County Option Conference A conference of the friends of county option in Mille Lacs county will be held in the court house hall in Princeton tomorrow (Friday) after noon at 2 o'clock. Rev. E. C. Clemans, superintendent for the Du luth district of the Minnesota Anti Saloon league ll be present and address the meeting. Every friend of the county option movement is re quested to be present. Case Dismissed A. B. Whitcomb appeared in Justice Dickey's court on Tuesday morning to answer a charge of misdemeanor preferred against him by Mrs. Viola Branchaud. Defendant's attorney, E. L. McMillan, applied for a change of venue and thereupon County Attorney Ross, who represented the state, immediately made a motion to dismiss the case. The motion was granted. Young Native Horses Another lot of fine young native horses, strong and sound, suitable for farm purposes, has been received at my barn. They weigh from l,10O to 1,700 pounds. At the rate they are selling they will not last long, so persons looking for first-class horse flesh should lose no time in calling at the bam. Aulger Rines. 1 4 i i *"-,*1