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The Apportionment of State, County, Township, Village and School District Taxes The Total of Settlement Aggregates $52,640.40 Exclusive of Mort- gage Registry Tax. The tax apportionment in the June settlement aggregates $52,640.40, of which $3,493.62 goes to the state, $14,360.21 to the county, $2,775.65 to the villages, $11,362.06 to the towns, and $20,608.86 to the school districts. The mortgage registry tax, which is not included in the above, amounts to $888 50, and is distributed pro rata among the several funds. Before a mortgage can go on record a tax of one-haif of one per cent of the amount of the mortgage must be paid to the county treasurer. Subjoined is the distribution in detail. STATE TAXES S-tate Reienue 51979 72 nn ersitj 354 43 1 Mill School 1159 47 Total Total MLL Total Bogus Brook Borgholm Fast Side Creenbush Hayland Isle Harbor Kathio Milo 1 1 83493 62 COUNTY TAXES County Re\ enue Penaltv Costs and Interest Railroad bonds Court House Bonds Tundrng Bonds County Poor Eoad and Bridge Uitch INo 1 Ditch 2 Ditch N 3 Ditch N 4 Ditch N 5 Ditch N 6 Ditch N 7 80121 56 945 69 4 04 51 1718 95 1945 71 2-ibb 67 154 52 lib bb 159 41 417 14 110 73 41 52 7 90 14360 21 AGE TAXES PIUNCETOIS Revenue State loan 51693 Oo 16 74 S1709 79 MILAC4. Revenue Road and bridge Local assessment Bonds and interest State Loan $423 55 199 32 1 24 434 30 7 45 $1065 86 $2775 65 TOWN TAXES Road Del Land Road 107 06 132 93 233 91 52 64 73i 67 487 55 263 17 139 02 134 01 1003 73 593 70 209 12 149 27 State Rev- and Loan enue Budge 85 75 135 83 542 45 135 lb 346 20 3 23 95 123 107 12 151 54 46 4b 154 43 141 5S 79 306 32 82 309 04 37 363 28 75 2o2 84 478 5b bb 400 sM 70 28S 23 Milaca 3b9 3: 125 Onamia Page Princeton South Harbor 16 45 214 6 26 178 56 276 42 182 5 8S 80 .0 880 24 70 257 80 73 52 1746 53 4S43 90 Town of Kathio building Town of Kathio thistle tax Total township taxes This total includes $4s 74 tO"nn of Kathio 0 Totals SsSS 28 4242 7b 5 71 b8 S11362 06 for special tax in SCHOOL DISTRICT TAXES N of ^tate Dist Loan 1 ?397 fel 2 47 45 4 General S325 oi 10 7S 40 60 20 4b lu 11 2b 82 14 11 14 63 10 55 13 92 17 41 9 52 63 9b 57 10 oi 00 45 84 21 84 29 25 14 70 lo 0& 11 39 oo 49 12 .S 4 09 63 73 9 0b 49 19 16 lb lb 67 1 61 i 12 10 78 45 70 3b 33 10 2b 10 22 0 07 12 27 2 14 Special Building So743 7b 110 59 3b6 34 306 lb 115 26 o4 52 102 77 113 OS 267 75 132 27 2b2 lb 142 75 1843 07 79b 80 151 71 511 43 235 05 413 a 220 hi 299 71 110 02 4ol 49 179 69 49 67 797 Jo 149 70 624 26 193 21 250 00 73 91 197 00 161 57 049 76 574 S7 152 8b 153 19 129 77 1C9 OS 20 53 14 11 ib 81 -t 10 11 12 13 1 li 14 15 37 15 57 09 16 17 IS l' 20 2 31 21 22 33 24 1 02 25 27 ii 20 71 27 80 42 28 lb 31 21 77 57 30 21 31 2 b7 32 33 34 120 05 35 25 *9 3D 7 41 37 3S 57 1 71 $12 43 83 22 2 52 98 99 13b 01 24 51 415 94 15 13 2 79 42 50 $1228 13 $17367 13 $312 28 Total school district taxes S20 fiOS fifi This total includes bonds and interest in dis tritt 13 of 276 IS and in district 38 of S36 Sb Total settlement S5 2 600 40 Death Bed Penitence. Father a priest of the parish, in the city, who, for obvious reasons, does not wish to be identi fied, tells the following tale of one of his parishioners. The man, whom we will call Casey, had been operated upon for appendicitis and was not doing well, in fact, his life was despaired of, and the physician in attendance told the man that he had little chance for recovery, and if he wished to see anyone before passing the great divide, he had best do so at once. Casey expressed a desire to see his best enemy, Flanagan. Flanagan came to the bedside and Casey, weakly taking his hand, said in a little more than a whisper: ''Flanagan,. I have done badly by yez, and I want your forgiveness." "That's all right, Casey: don't speak of it." "I'm sorry," continued Casey, "and I wronged yez be sayin' the things I did. Yez ain't a blackguard, ner a liar. Yez are the best man I know, and there's no squarer, whiter boy iver came from the auld sod." Flanagan, his heart touched by the repentance of Casey, with a last jMkMA^r&k^iMiM squeeze of the limp hand started for the door when a weak voice called, "Flanagan"' He turned his eyes filled with tears, and said, "Well, Casey?" Casey raised himself on his elbow, saying, "Remember, Flana gan, if I get better these lies don't go."Philadelphia Times. Will Never Return to Old System A Colorado visitor criticises our method of placing all state institu tions under the general supervision of the board of control, and argues for the old system of a board for each in stitution, made up of residents of the community in which the institution is located. That, he declares, is the order of things in Colorado, and it appears to him to be a much wiser method of managing state institutions. This critic, however, probably does not know that Minnesota tried that plan and developed its weaknesses, and that, because of the unsatisfac tory results which it produced, the change was made to the present sys tem. The board of control is burdened with a great deal of responsibility and a large amount of important work but we have yet to hear any demand for a return to the old and wasteful system, where management by local boards led to organized raids upon the state treasury, where each board felt it to be its duty to secure as large an appropriation as possible for its own institution, and was not always scrupulous about combinations with other boards for the purpose of swelling the appropriations. The present system is much simpler, more business-like, and, we believe, produces much better results. It cer tainly ought to make for economy in the purchase of supplies and in the management of the business affairs of these state institutions, leaving the matter of superintendence in expert hands, where it Ought to be, with such oversight for the protection of the in mates as the board of visitors provides. A more careful examination of re sults would doubtless satisfy the Colorado critic that the machinery provided in this state at the present time is better than that whose lack he deplores, and that Colorado would gain by the adoption of the Minnesota plan.St. Paul Dispatch. Is Gordon Marked for Slaughter" I have said that Gordon objected to Smith's selection. He had reason, if there is any truth in the stories that are going around, for it is no secret that some of the governor's friends and supporters have marked Mr. Gordon for slaughter. A conference in the German American bank build ing didn't have to be waited for this time. Orders are said to have come direct from the headcenter of the brewers' combine who made no secret of their issuance. The proposition is to work both ends against the middle. The poison is already being instilled in the minds of the friends of temper ance reform to whom it is intimated that they have an understanding with the candidate for lieutenant governor. So-called republican politicians in St. Paul who are really in the pay of the brewers' combine, who are poli tically closely associated with Sena tor Smith, are already working with scarcely any concealment against Gordon. With the liquor interests he is a marked man. If in their effort to defeat him they can enlist the co-oper ation of the friends of temperanee the trick they calculate will be turned. Naturally the suggestion that he will refuse in the selection of committees to follow the policy of his predecessor does not sit well in certain quarters. Tom Noswal in Northfield News. The Consumer Pays for Bad Roads. The city dweller, the wage earner, is quite likely to look upon the subject of good roads as a matter that con cerns the farmer and need not worry him. He does not stop to consider that he is paying indirectly, in in creased cost of living, the price of hauling over poor roads. He pays a wheel tax on everything he eats and wears. If the roads are bad and the haulage high, he contributes accord ingly, although he may not realize that fact. Suppose, for example, a farmer lives five miles from town and has to haul his grain over a road so poor that it is possible for him to make only one trip a day. The cost of getting his crop to market will be about 5 cents a bushel. If the road is improved so that he can make two trips a day or can double his load without additional horses he will save $25 on every 1,000 bushels, according to figures compiled by the Department of Agriculture. That $25 is absolute waste. The city man may think that it comes out of the farmer's pocket, but as a matter of fact it adds to the S. C. DUNN, Publisher. Terms #1.00 Per Tear. PRINCETON, JUILLE LACS COUNTY, MINNESOTA, THURSDAY, JULY H, 1910. Mi high cost of production and eventual ly is paid by the consumer. One of the fundamental reasons for the increased cost of living is the in creasing gap between the producers and consumers of the country 3,nd the expense of bridging that gap. A cen tury ago the producer and consumer were practically the same. Only a small percentage of the people did not raise what they ate and wore. They had to pay no middlemen's profit and no transportation charges. Today only a small percentage raise what they consume. What they use has to be carried to them. Whatever adds to the cost of carrying increases the price they have to pay. And there is no doubt that poor roads add to the cost of transportation and to the amount of wheel tax the consumer has to pay.St. Paul Pioneer Press. It Was a "Dog" All the Same "When is a dog not a dog?" is the question asked by the Daily Mail in connection with the injury received at Mountcharles stone quarries by a young fellow named John Harvey. Our readers may recall that an appeal was circulated by the editor of the Animal's Guardian for a fund for Harvey on the plea that he received injuries necessitating the amputation of a foot in rescuing a dog from a painful death. In response money flowed in from dog lovers all over the country. But then came the boy's own statement that he had been in jured, though not in saving a favorite dog. Here the mystery remained until the English company which owns the Mountcharles quarries wrote ex plaining that the boy's injury was caused by a part of the machine known as the "dog hence the mis understanding. The money collected by the Animal's Guardian has been returned to the donors. The quarry owners are compensating the boy, supplying him with an artificial limb, and finding him suitable employment. Irish Paper. Apples by the Roadside In Maine. Along the highways in Topsham, Me., where new state roads are being built, the abutters are grafting the, wild apple trees outside with summer apples, early fruit that will be ripe and ready for the wayfarer, no matter whether he travel by t-U&^ld DobhWf the automobile or shank's mare. On these trees metal signs are to be placed informing the public that the fruit is for public use. simply request ing the same care and consideration for others, in picking the same that was shown by those who harve planted the trees or grafted them for the use of all. The idea is worthy of emulation everywhere. It shows a spirit of hos pitality. It advertises the Maine apple, it brings the summer visitor to Maine. All this part of the new spirit of progress that is coming to the countryside of Mainetrimmer roads, trimmer houses, better fences, good "eatin' apples" all along the high way.Lewiston (Maine) Journal. Another Candidate for District Judge. Mr. C. M. Johnson announces his candidacy for district Judge of the Seventh judicial district in another column. Of Mr. Johnson his home paper, the Detroit Record, says: "We believe with many others that he is unusually well fitted to fill the position on the bench which is soon to be vacated by Judge Baxter, and we further believe that the voters of this county will use every honorable means to secure his nomination at the September primaries and his election in November. "Believing that the office should not be sought or given as a reward for political services, merit and abili ty will be the standard in the honor able, dignified and professional cam paign which Mr. Johnson will make. He will endeavor to personally meet as many of the voters as possible and will try and reach the others through the mails and press." Death of Irene Eidsmo. Irene Eidsmo, the two year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. M. E. Eidsmo of Minneapolis, died on Saturday, July 9, at the home of Godfrey Wicktor in Santiago. The little girl arose perfectly well Satur day morning but was soon taken violently ill and died before medical assistance could arrive. Death was caused by the after effects of a hard attack of whoopping cough. Mrs. Eidsmo, nee Nellie Nelson, was born and raised in Santiago and was visiting relatives at the time of the death of her daughter. The funeral was held at the Glen dorado church on Tuesday, the inter ment taking place in the church ceme tery. Many friends and relatives deeply sympathize with Mr. and Mrs. Eids mo in their bereavement., THE COUNTY FAIR To be Held on It's Own Grounds at Princeton, Three Days, Sept. 15th, 16th and 17th. No Pains Will be Spared to if Make It the Best Ever Held in nille Lacs County. Articles of incorporation have been filed by the Mille Lacs County Agricultural Society, with Julius Schmahl, secretary of state. The articles provide for an incorporation of 30 years with Princeton as the headquarters. There are twenty-five charter members and no capital stock will be issued. The indebedness of organization shall not exceed ,500 at any time. Andrew Bryson was elected presi nt for the first year: Frank Gould- g, vice president: Ira G. Stanley, secretary Lemuel S. Briggs, treasur er with a board of directors consist ing of Andrew Bryson, Frank Gould ing, Ira G. Stanley, Lemuel S. Briggs, G. A. Eaton, S. S. Petterson $nd J. J. Skaben. These officers will hold office until the first Tuesday after the first Monday in January, 1911. The first publication of the articles of incorporation appear in this week's Union. Plans are being laid to make the fair of 1910 the biggest and finest ever held in Mille Lacs or adjoining counties. The society has purchased 19 acres where the present grounds now stand and will make numerous improve ments in buildings, etc., before Sep tember. This is a permanent organ ization with the sole object of pro moting and developing the .agricul tural resources of Mille Lacs county. The company will declare no divi dends, all proceeds reverting to the organization The fair will be held on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, September 15, 16 and 17. Robideau-Christianson. Rev. Father Levings united Frank H. Robideau of Minneapolis and Minnie A. Christianson of Greenbush ^-marriage, at 9 o'eloek nuptial mass, on Monday morning. Miss Christianson is the daughter of Andrew and Mary Christianson of Greenbush, and Mr. Robideau is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Robideau, one of the oldest and most respected families of Greenbush. The atten dants of the bride and groom were Rose A. Christianson, a sister of the bride, and Clyde J. Robideau, respec tively. The bride carried a beautiful bouquet of white carnations and was dressed in a light traveling suite. A wedding breakfast was served at the brides' home in Greenbush. The young couple have a host of friends and relatives throughout this vicinity and all unite in wishing them a most happy and prosperous wedded life. Trip to Tavlors Falis Dr. and Mrs. Cooney, Mr. and Mrs. Ben. Soule, Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Jack and Dr. and Mrs. Small made a trip to Taylors Falls on Sunday in Mr. Jack's and Dr. Cooney's automo biles. The party left Princteon at 7 a. m. and proceeded through North Branch and Center City to the falls. The day was pleasantly spent at the Interstate Park and at the great con crete dam where the electric jpower for the Twin City Rapid Transit company is generated. The party returned in the evening, reaching Princeton about 10 o'clock. The entire trip covered over 130 miles and the worst roads were en countered near North Branch. The sand in that region is much darker than our Princeton sand and infinitely worse to travel through, Mr. Jack says. Nicely Entertained at Anoka By invitation of the Chase Brothers of the Anoka Herald, a bunch of the editors of the 45th senatorial district got together in Anoka last Friday afternoon and had a pleasant time for several hours. The guests, of whom there was a dozen or more, inspected the Anoka Onion's extensiveprintery, and its proprietor, the meek and venerable Granville S. Pease, took pains to show them the plant. A sumptuous dinner, with all the deli cacies of the season, was served on ThaddeusGiddings'house-boat on the bosom of the placid Rum river after dinner there was music, speeches and a ride up the Rum to the insane hos pital where a stop was made and the whole push was heartily welcomed and handsomely entertained by Superin tendent Coleman and his excellent wife. The Anoka Commercial club also extended every courtesy to the visiting editors. To the Chase Brothers, who proved themselves royal entertainers, Bro. Pease of the Union, Judge Giddings and his brother, Thaddeus, Superintendent and Mrs. Coleman of the insane hos pital, and the Anoka Commercial club the visitors feel indebted for an afternoon in which there was not a dull moment. The only regret of the visiting editors was that the time spent with the hospitable Anoka people was all too brief. The editors of the 45th district will again in the near future ton will probably be place. get together and Prince- the trysting County Commissioners Meet. The county commissioners were in session Monday and Tuesday of this week and acted upon the following matters: A balance of.$1,151.60 of the fund ing bonds remained after satisfying all demands on the principal and in terest and this surplus was ordered transferred to the revenue fund and all future collections from these bonds to be credited to that fund. A balance of $355.05 of the tax sale premium fund from the sale of 1899 was also transferred to the revenue fund. Adon Whitney's bond for county auditor was approved. Jurors were selected to fill the places of those that were retired from the April list last April. The application of Frank Smith for an auctioneer's license was granted. The petition of Peter Bliss to be transferred from school district No. 30 to district No. 13, was granted. List of uncollected presonal prop erty taxes was revised. Taxes for the ensuing year voted as follows: For revenue fund For county poor fund For road and bridge fund Council Meeting: On^Toesdaj, July 12, a special meeting of the village council was called to consider the sealed bids for improvements to be made upon the two bridges across the Rum river within the corporate limits of the vil lage of Princeton. The bid which appeared most favorable to the coun cil was one submitted by the Hewitt Bridge company of Minneapolis. They agreed to replank the West Branch bridge with new fir planking, put in new steel joist on the roadway, to repaint all metal work, old and new, to readjust the spans and to erect new steel pile foundations with concrete backing, all for the sum of $3,322. This contract, upon motion, was accepted. The Hewitt Bridge company offered to improve both bridges for $5,496. This offer is under advisement and will be acted on in the course of two weeks. The contract for the improvement of the West Branch hridge has been signed and the repairs must be com pleted before October 1, 1910. Believes in Roosevelt. Mr. Wm. Shenton, a prosperous Sherburne county farmer, who resides on section 16 in the town of Becker, accompanied by his son-in-law, Mr. E. A. Miller, were callers at the Union office last Thursday. Mrs. Miller had been operated upon that morning at the Northwestern hospital. Mr. Shenton is a native of England and has been a resident of Becker township for more than 30 years. He is one of those hard-headed old farm ers who believes in honesty in politics as well as in religion and business. Mr. Miller is the buyer for the Crescent Creamery company at Big Lake. In Mr. Shenton's estimation Theodore Roosevelt is one of the greatest men of this age. A Brutal Outrage. The Washington Star gives wings to a rumor that President Taft and his cabinet have under consideration a scheme for requiring the department clerks in that city to work eight hours a day. The clerks protest, the Star protests, and it says that the business men of Washington propose to bring the matter before the local board of trade and the chamber of commerce. An eight-hour day for these over worked and underpaid employes is utterly indefensible. The scheme ignores entirely the nervous and physical strain of trying to keep awake for eight weary hours on a stretch, broken only by an interval for lunch. It is true that a very large majority of the workers of the United Total were $12,000 3 500 5000 Total $29 50 0 Or the same total as last year. Several state roads were designated, one of which lies in the township of Borgholm and four pieces in the town of East Side. Several bills of minor importance were also allowed. MINNESOTA HISTORICAL States, whether their labor is clerical or manual, have to work eight hours or more, but that is no reason why a, government clerk should be obliged by hard-hearted taskmasters to do likewise.New York Sun. Democratic County Convention The democratic county convention for the purpose of choosing six dele gates to represent the county in the democratic state convention at Min neapolis, Thursday, July 28, will be held at Milaca on Saturday, July 23, at 8 p. m. The primaries will be held at the usual voting places in the several election precincts on Wednes day, July 20, from 7:30 to 8:30 p. m. The basis of representation is fixed at one delegate for each 25 votes or major fraction thereof cast for the late Governor Johnson at the last election. The election precincts wilL be entitled to the following number of delegates: Bogus Brook Borgholm East Side Poreston Greenbush Hayland Isle Harbor Kathio Milaca Village Milaca Township Milo Onamia Page Princeton Township Princeton Village South Harbor 49 New Sidewalks. Bergman Brothers have just com pleted a fine lot of cement sidewalk and gutter on north Main street. A full half block of the latter, extend ing from the Mark's corner to the alley beside Moeger's tailor shop, will soon be ready for use, and fine, wide sidewalks have been laid in front of Gillespie & Stoneberg's harness shop, Henschel's restaurant, Mr. Townsend's new building and Mr. Moeger's building. A crossing is also being laid on Main street half a block north of First street. Princeton probably has more good cement sidewalks than any other town of its size in this section of the state and we may all be justly proud of the fact. A rione Drive Mr. and Mrs. O. A. Cotten returned to Princeton Sunday after completing a drive of considerable extent. On July 2nd they left here and drove to Sartell where they visited Mr. Cotten's brother, William. Thence they proceeded to Forest City and spent several days with their daugh ter, Mrs. Ella Bohler. Mrs. Cotten's former home, at Litchfield, was the next place visited and from there they returned to Princteon. Mr. and Mrs. Cotten enjoyed the trip immensely but both agreed, as the lights of Princetonn came into view, "There is no place like home," What We Have Given the Northland Our old Spencer Brook friend L. F. Johnson, is chairman of the demo cratic county commtitee of Beltrami county. Mr. Johnson, regardless of his political proclivities, is a good and useful citizen. If ever he con cludes to make a try for a state office that surname of his should be worth 25,000 votes to him. And, by the way, many less deserving men have been elevated to positions of trust and emolument in this state. The Rum river valley has given Beltrami and several of the other northern counties many good enterprising citizens. Our loss is the northern counties gain. The 'Aeronette" Dance. The "Aeronette" dance, now the rage in the ballrooms of Europe, is distinctive from other dances in the fact that the elbows keep time to the music as well as the feet. These, held sharply out, are inclined while turn ing in the evolutions in imitation of the working of the planes of an aero plane in rounding corners. The present way of living, which some times forces us to strain the limit of the laws of nature, makes necessary the use of a good malt tonic such as golden grain belt beer. Order of your nearest dealer or be supplied by Sjoblom Bros. Boosting a Good Cause. The good roads boosters in the state are enthusiastically at work and almost every newspaperman is endeavoring to help the cause along. The farmers and the autoists are co operating.Brainerd Tribune. AT NORTHWESTERN HOSPITAL. Mrs. M. D. Miller of Big Lake was operated upon for appendicitis last week and is making a rapid recovery. George Small entered the hospital on Wednesday evening and underwent an operation for appendicitis this morning." yp?