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I00D00 ^PURSUIT 'Princeton Again Meets Defeat, This Time at the Hands of the Pow- erful Mora Aggregation. Game Was, However, a Close One Not- withstanding Fact That Hand= schau Pitched for Mora. The "hoodoo" which seems to be following the Princeton high school team tagged the team over to Mora last Saturday and hoodooed the team so that they lost a close and exciting game to the Mora aggregation by the narrow margin of a score, the final count being 1 to 2 in favor of Mora. The Princeton team, accompanied by a few loyal rooters, made the long cross-country trip from here to Mora in autos and landed at the grounds in good physical condition. Mora went right after the long end of the score and, before they could be retired from their first turn with the bat, they had scored two runs, enough to win the game, as it afterwards proved. Princeton had failed to score in their half of the first. Werntz was first man up for Mora and was retired at first on an easy infield grounder. Woodbeck singled and Struble came to the front with a safe wallop. With these two men on bases Handschau, captain, pitcher and just about two thirds of the Mora team, drove a two bagger to left field, scoring the two men ahead of him. The side was safely retired before further damage could be done. Princeton got their lone score in the second inning by bunching two hits off Handschau and a passed ball by Mora's catcher which allowed R. Stay to score from third base. After these first two innings there was no more scoring by either side. Princeton came near putting the game in the bat sack for keeps in the third inning and only a lucky catch of a hard drive made by Mora's right fielder saved the day for the Kanabec county lads. Petterson was first to bat in this inning and stopped one of Handschau's fast ones with his elbow and took first on the play. Handschau then opened up some of his reserve supply of twisters and struck the next two batters out. Umbehocker then got free transportation to first and Berg filled the bases by dropping a safe one in back of second base. With two out and three meu on bases "Murph" Angstman came to bat. After swing ing widely at two fast ones he slapped the third ball pitched away to deep right field. The fielder saw that the ball was going to* go over his head and started on the dead run in the same direction that the ball was going in Running in a rough field and in the same direction as the ball was going, the fielder flung up his hands in a frantic grab for the ball just as it went over his shoulder and pulled it down by one of the luckiset catches ever seen on a ball field, and one that wouldn't happen once in a hundred times. It was highway robbery of the rankest kind and parted "Murph" from a three-bagger which would have scored three runs for Princeton and would have won the game without a doubt. This catch sent the Mora crowd off into spasms of joy and drove deep gloom over the Princeton players, but the little "hoodoo" who had followed the team over to Mora, and who was hiding safely under the Princeton bench, smiled a placid smile at this Princeton hard luck and said to himself, "Didn't I tell you so Handschau, who did the pitching for Mora, is a wonderful little twirler and a good all-around ball player. His pitching was one of the features of the game, as he struck out 15 and only allowed three hits, and two of these were of the scratch variety. He also drove in Mora's two scores in the first inning with his two-base wallop to left field. This lad has been pitching great ball for the Mora team this spring and has been getting a large number of strike outs in each game, and been letting the opposing batters down with very few bingles to safe territory. Hand schau struck out 21 batsmen in a game with Pine City and 18 in a game with Milaca this spring. Princeton made the best showing against him of any team that they have so far played. He has curves and speed, and seems to know how to mix them up in game winning mixtures. The Princeton pitching department, composed of "Cy" Robideau and "Wallie" Berg, was somewhat out of running order last Saturday, as both flingers were suffering from sore arms, a common ailment among ball players in the spring of the year. "Cy" started the game for Princeton and after the first inning, in which Mora collected three hits off his de livery, he held the Mora sluggers safe until the middle of the game, when he asked to be retired in favor of Berg. Berg, by good head work and some fast work by his team mates, managed to keep Mora from doing further scoring and let them down without a hit for the four innings he pitched. J. C. King of Mora and W. C. Doane of Princeton officiated as um pires, and everyone seemed to be satisfied with the way in which the rules were interpreted. Score by innings: Princeton 01000000 01 Mora 20009000 x2 Struck out by Handschau 15, by Berg 2 by Robideau 3 hits off Handschau 3, oft Robideau in five innings 5, off Berg in 4 innings 0, Hand schau passed 3 and hit Petterson Joint Summer School. A six-weeks' ]oint training school for the counties of Mille Lacs and Kanabec will commence at Milaca on Monday, June 19, with the following corps of instructors: J. C. Marshall, Princeton, conductor J. N. Childs, Preston W. N. Mandeville, Mora Mary G. Fanning, St. Paul Fannie Jacobs, Minneapolis. A special teacher in sewing will also be as signed for one week. R. B. McLean of Fergus Falls was at first selected by the state superin tendent to conduct the school, but County Superintendent Ewing re quested that Mr. Marshall be ap pointed, and his request was complied with. No better man than Mr. Mar shall, superintendent of the Princeton public schools, could be found for the position. Swampland Romance The poorest tract may prove a fine investment. A man bought a little piece of swamp land for $11 once. Eveybody said he was stung, and he hadn't lived there over night till he knew he was. Mosquitoes' Well, kind neighbor told him that coal oil would kill mosquitoes. So he bought gallons of it, and poured it wherever he thought they might be breeding. A few days later a capitalist called on him. Owner showed him over the place, and in an hour the capitalist had given him five times what he had paid for the land. The investor won and was happy. He wonders why the capitalist is drilling wells ail over the place now, but he is satisflad.Boston Traveler. O Olson Passes Away T. O. Olson died at his home-on a farm at Long Siding on Monday, May 8, at 7 o'clock in the evening, from pneuomnia. He was 40 years of age. Funeral services will be conducted by Rev. Larsgaard at the Woodward Brook Norwegian church today at 2 p. m. T. O. Olson was born in Norway and came to America when 12 years of age. He was unmarried and his only relative in this country is i sister, Mrs. Tingluff of Minneapolis Ed Cilley on the Job. Willis Foote having declined to accept the village fire marshalship, Ed Cilley has been appointed to the office. On Monday Ed commenced making a thorough search of cellars and other places for inflammable material and succeeded in discovering large quantities, which he ordered re moved immediately. He also gave orders that two fire escapes be in stalledone at the Odd Fellows' block and another at Maccabee hall. Ed Cilley is just the man for the office of fire marshalhe can be depended upon to faithfully perform his duties. Tax Judgment Sale The annual real estate tax judgment sale was held at the court house on Monday and between 750 and 800 tracts of land, described by forties, were offered. Chas. Keith bid in a large number of the tracts. G. H. Gottwerth, Frank Goulding, Mattie Esler, T. L. Wacholz and the Mille Lacs Lumber Co. were the other parties who bid in tracts. Don't Stay Away. Tomoirow and Saturday evenings moving picture productions will be presented at Brands' opera house with an entire change of programall new subjects. In consequence of a comedy drama, "Indiana Folks," being billed for May 20, there will be no picture show next week. The Cost of Clearing- Land. We wish the unlamented Klemer, if he is still on earth, could read that dispatch from Grand Rapids, Minn., which the Herald published Saturday night telling how three men cleared thirty acres of cut-over land in Itasca county and made it ready for the plow at a cost of $248, or a little more than $8 an acre. Klemer, you may remember, is the man who told the Minnesota legisla ture that northern Minnesota would never be fit to live in because it would I cost $200 an acre to clear its cut-over land. According to the story in the Herald Saturday, which is of vital interest to every dweller in northern Minnesota, the land in question was "average cut-over landprobably a little more weathered than the average." Its owners put a crew of men upon it, in charge of a man experienced in the use of dynamite, and the crew blew out the stumps, grubbed out the brush, filled the holes left where the stumps were, and even removed the stones, at a cost of $8.27 per acre. We shall not attempt to convince anybody that all cut-over land can be cleared so cheaply. But we do wish to offer that exhibit as an answer to the ridiculous statement of the man Klemer, and to add that even if it costs five times as much to clear northern Minnesota lands it still is a highly profitable investment and will work out vast profits to those who do it and to the state as a whole.Du luth Herald. Village Council At a meeting of the village council last Thursday evening an ordinance was passed giving the Eastern Min nesota Power company the right to enter this village for the purpose of supplying ligfit, heat and power for a period of 25 years at a stipulated price, the company to use the streets for its poles wheresoever it may deem fit. The power plant of the company is at Pine City and a cable will be laid from that place. Attorney Dickey reported that he had looked up the law bearing on the matter and found that the village council was vested in the power GO grant such con cession. An ordinance was also passed regu lating the hitching of horses on the streets or at other places in the vil lage. It was decided to remove all arc lights in the village excepting those on Main street and the one at the depot and to replace them with cluster and bracket lights. The council placed an order for 750 feet of Red Cross hose at one dollar per foot. There was a discusson as to the al leged excessive prices fixed by the commission for arc lights, water and the use of hydrants, but no action was taken. How They Try Cases In Isanti The district court at Cambridge last week was quiet when compared to the scene in Justice Morast's court in Isanti Tuesday afternoon. Upon complaint of Leonard Olund of Cam bridge, charging abusive language, Erick Norine, a carpenter, was brought before Judge Morast at 2 o'clock and an adjournment immedi ately taken for two hours. When the case was again called W. D. Oleson and N. J. Enquist appeared as at torneys for the defendant and re quested another adjournment, stating that it was desired to secure the ser vices of Clarence Darrow, the famous criminal lawyer of Chicago, to defend Mr. Norine. The request was granted, and after the policeman and the defendant had treated the crowd, the case was dismissed, Mr. Olund paying the costs of the action. The only witness to the trouble was Per Haglund, who had previously made arrangements to leave for Sweden early Saturday morning.Isanti News Whitcomb-Peterson. A. B. Whitcomb and Mrs. Ellen Peterson were married at the home of David Whitcomb in north Princeton on Monday evening in the presence of a few of the immediate relatives and intimate friends. Rev. Goodell of the Methodist church officiated. The bride was attended by Mrs. Allen Hayes and Lillian Whitcomb and the groom by Archie Whitcomb and A. Nygren. A gown of soft pink silk was worn by the bride and the brides maids were attired in white. The flowers carried were roses. Mr. and Mrs. Whitcomb left on Tuesday in an automobile for St. Cloud, where they will reside. The Union extends con gratulations. Unclaimed Letters. List of letters remaining unclaimed at the postoffice at Princeton, Minn., May 8, 1911: Mr. Henry Ackennann, Emael Erickson, Mrs. Etta Lafinear, Mr. G. A. Nelson, Miss Sarah Rollefson, Margret Suenrer, Mr. C. H. Jr. Toe liner. Please call for advertised let ters. L. S. Briggs, P. M. Old Soldiers, Attention! All members of Wallace T. Rines Post, No. 142, are requested to be present at the regular meeting on Saturday, May 13, at 2 o'clock in the afternoon. Important business will then come up for consideration. I?. A. Lowell, Commander. A- Z. Norton, Adjutant. PRINCETON, MILLE LACS COUNTY, MINNESOTA, THURSDAY, MAY 11, 1911. MOVING THE INDIANS Exciting Time at Mozomonie Point but Sheriff Shockley and His Posse Win the Day. Indians, Posted Behind Trees With Guns, Threaten to Extermi- nate Invading Forces. Sheriff Shockley, assisted by 19 stalwart men armed cap-a-pie, suc ceeded last Thursday in driving the Indians40 bucks with their squaws and familiesfrom the land which they occupied at Mozomonie Point. When the sheriff and his posse ar rived at the place the bucks were pre pared for war. They had taken up positions behind trees on an eminence and were resting their gun barrels be tween the forks apparently awaiting the order of Chief Wadena to pour forth a volley of lead. Undaunted by the hostile reception the sheriff ascended the eminence and gathered Wadena into his clutches. He dragged the old chief down into the valley and, upon his refusal to order his warriors to drop their fire arms, clapped the manacles onto him. But not a shot was firedthe redmen evidently awaited the word of com mand. After parleying with Wadena for upwards of an hour, the grizzled old scalper, who had previously de clared that he and his two sons would never leave the land alive, decided that discretion was the best part of valor and weakened. He commanded his men to throw down their arms and promised that he and his tribe would vacate. The manacles weie removed and, after a short pow-wow, the Indians made rapid preparations for their exodus. And, true to his word, late in the day the old chief and his tribe, with their personal effects, moved silently along in single file down the trail until they found another tract of land which suited their fancy. There they settled down and will remain until such time as the paleface owner again drives them forth. ZA. Former Princeton. Girl Wins Honors J^iss Jessie Love's friends in Princeton will be pleased to learn that she has won one of the prizes offered by the Huntsville, Ala., Times to the most popular young lady in her dis trict. This prize entitles her to a free European trip. Miss Love was born in Princeton, where she attended the public schools and was a general favorite with her classmates. In 1898, with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Love, and her sister, Myrtle, she moved to Huntsville, Alabama, and continued her education. Upon grad uating at the public schools of Huntsville she took a business college course and then secured a position with Armour & Co., which she has held four years. The Union con gratulates Miss Love upon her suc cess. The Spanish Letter Swindle. Many of our readers have doubtless heard of the "Spanish letter swindle," wherein a man in Spain who pretends to be wealthy claims relationship to persons in the United States and asks them to become the guardian of his daughter, etc. The following is a copy of a letter recently received by a person in this village and is the first of a series of artfully designed com munications which the swindler mails. Had this missive been answered an other would have followed requesting temporary financial aid. The police, it seems, have never been able to run down the perpetrators of these Spanish letter swindles. The letter: Castle fort of Alcoriza, Spain, 17-4-1911. Dear Sir and relative: Having not the honour to know you, but for the best references which my dead wife your relative gave me, who mentioning the individuals of our family praised the honesty and good quality that is dis tinguix you, I address you for the first time, and perhaps the last one, considering the grave state of my health, explaining you my sad posi tion, and requesting your protection for my only daughter 15 years old, that I keep as a pensioner in the Col lege of San Clemente. Being a secretary and treasurer of Mr. Martinez Campos in the last war of Cuba, and deserving the confidence of such as illustrion gentleman plac ing my capital in public funds trans actions so that I might make a bril liant position for my daughter, whom I love with pasion since her mother died. Now my fortune increase fast. Have been hapy had my protector continued at the end of the campaign, as no sooner was replaced by the General Weyler that my misfortune presented itself, as I could not suc ceed in making him company to Spain, and not being in my power to see Cuba ruled by an adversary politic, I joined the rebellion in be half of the Republic, but as we were victims of the greatest treason, I was obliged to emigrate in English ground taking along with me my money valued to 32,000 sterling after hav ing resided some time in London, I received the sad news my wife had died, leaving my dear daughter in despair and without help, in this sad situation I found myself in the ne cesity of coming back to Spain to help my daughter and bring her in my company to your country. Before starting considering as imprudence to take along with this respetable sum of money, I decided to place it in the National Bank of England, against an special private contract and only as a deposit as it appears in the se curity document payable to the bearer, that the Bank gave me as a guarantee which document I hidden in a concealed hollow of my port manteau, very well made, which the most keenest eyes cannot find out. Then very satisfied that the money was in security, I started for Spain to help my daughter, where I was dis covered by the police, brought imme diatly before the Government military of Figueros, and condemned to 18 years military seclusion, destined to undergo my condemn at this Castle, where I bitterly suffer deprived of all communication from outside. When I was sentenced my equipage and the portmanteau have been confiscated, this embargo was made for the pay ment of the costs of my process, but paying this costs, this embai'go will be raised. I am only visited by the chaplain of this Castle, who besides being my confessor is my best friend, thanks to him that seeing my grave state of health, I can write you this letter. As I am strictly watched for my political enemies, you do not reveheal to nobody the most insignificant de tail of my serecy, I trust in your discretion the future of my dear Ber tha, and induces me the noble wish pretendin your protection for she who perhaps I may no be able to see her again*- It you are disposed to be our protector, I will call on a notary to make my last will, appointing you her guardian. I shall manage to send the respectable chaplain with my dear Bertha to your house, also the equipages, we will act then accord ingly for getting my capital will be granted to my daughter, in my testa ment, and a part besides for you and your family, as as justly reward. As it is prohibited to me to receive any direct correspondence, I entrust you in the case you accept the guardianship please reply by cable to the address of the servant of my pro tector the chaplain, writing only in your cable your address, (herewith enough to know your help) makes not your reply by letter because easy to understand, and in the last term for my broken state of health, if by chance and in the unespected case you were helpless to practice the guar dianship of my daughter, it is my desire that our relation more near take the charge of the tutelage in this case so use the names of your suc cessor to execute my last will. I remain your faithfully and rela tive. Eurique Bayou. Here is his cable address (Spain) Valencia tomas Pana Lista telegrafos. Fodder Corn. The following article, written by A. J. McGuire, superintendent of the state experiment farm at Grand Rap ids, will be of especial interest to the farmers at this time, when another dry season is threatened: An acre of ground properly planted to fodder corn may be made to yield, under favorable conditions, from four to six tons of cured fodder. This fodder is nearly equal to tame hay in feeding value for cattle. Hay seldom yields more than four tons per acre (two cuttings) and hay land that has been in hay for over two years commonly yields less than two tons per acre. High land that has been in hay for over two years should be broken up and planted to corn for fodder this spring. If the season is dry (unfa vorable for hay) the yield of fodder will probably be four or five times as much as the hay crop would be if the land were left in hay. In 1910 twenty acres of fodder corn was grown on the experiment farm and the yield, field cured, was five tons per acre. It is recommended as one of the most valuable crops that can be grown where there is apt to be a shortage of rough feed. During the past winter farmers have bought hay paying from $12 to $18 per ton. The ,J. SOCIETY. VOLUME XXXY. NO. 20 cost of growing an acre of fodder corn, including the rent of land, is only $10.52 per acre. With a yield of four tons per acre the cost of fodder corn would be only $2.63 per ton, a very great difference between that and the price of hay when bought on the market. How to Grow Fodder Corn.The old hay field, if not too low, will pro vide the best field for fodder corn. An application of manure will in crease the yield. The soil cannot be too rich for corn. Plow medium to deep and disk and harrow till the soil is thoroughly pul verized. Plant in rows 30 inches apart and about six inches apart in the row. The corn should be planted thickly in the row so that the stalks will be fine. When planted far apart in the row the stalks will be coarser and will not be eaten. One half bushel of seed per acre in rows 30 inches apart gives the fodder corn a fine stalk and is about the right quantity to plant. Plant from May 20 to June 1. The planting may be delayed till June 20, and sometimes it may pay to put in a crop even though it cannot be done before the first of July, but the earlier planting is best. The fodder corn crop is fast gaining favor in northeastern Minnesota. Every farmer who gives it a fair trial becomes a grower of fodder corn and invariably a more prosperous farmer. This spring the price of fodder corn seed is from $2.50 to $3.00 per bushel. When it is not handled on the local market it can be bought from any of the numerous seed houses advertising in the agricultural papers. It can best be ordered on short notice through the local merchant and, if not already provided, should be ordered at once. The variety used on the experiment farm is Minnesota No. 13. Nearly any of the northern grown varieties, either in dent or flint, will give good results for fodder corn. If you have not grown fodder corn give it a trial this season. It may be planted on new breaking but will give best results on land that has been cultivated. A Plea for Harmony. It is unfortunate that friction should have arisen between the village coun cil and the water, light, power and building commission. The best inter ests of the village will suffer if such a condition of affairs long continues. Princeton is too small a place for two governing boards to be working at cross purposes. The rate of taxation is abnormally high in Princeton vil lage at present. What the taxpayers want and will insist upon having is a careful, economical and business-like administration of the affairs of the village on the part of the village council and the commission as well. Each and every member of the coun cil and the commission should be in terested in decreasing the indebted ness of the village and at the same time give us as good a light and water service as possible. The streets also need attention, and the bridges across Rum river must be kept in proper order. This can and must be done without increasing the indebted ness. On the contrary, with a reason able tax levy, the indebtedness ought to be decreased annually, until it is finally canceled. The Union is in terested in promoting the welfare of the village. We are not interested in the likes or dislikes of any man or set of men. Let the unseemly bickering cease. Let the members of the council and the commission get together and work for the best interests of all. Death of Grace Sanborn Miss Grace Sanborn, daughter of Mrs. Rufus Sanborn, died at her home in Baldwin on Monday evening from tuberculosis, aged 17 years. The funeral services were conducted by Rev. Goodell of the Princeton Methodist church yesterday afternoon at 2 o'clock and the interment was in the Baldwin cemetery. The obsequies were largely attended by friends and neighbors. Her mother three brothers and four sisters survive her. Grace Sanborn was a girl of sweet disposition and thoroughout her ill ness never complained of her suffer ings. It is a pity that she was thus taken in her youth, but the Lord knows that which is best. Hon Chas. N. Orr Visits His Old Home. Hon. Chas. N. Orr, accompanied by his wife and son Donald, came up in his automobile from St. Paul Saturday and remained until Monday afternoon. Charles was the best liked and the ablest member of the Ramsey county delegation in the house. In fact he was the most popular member of the house, and his friends are proud of the record he made. The midway district made no mistake in sending Mr. Orr to the legislature.