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\&/>Q Farm Fireside,
Gleanings by Our Country
Miss Rosie Plause of Brickton is
visiting Alma Wenberg.
Frank Lindberg was a caller at
William Wahlfors' on Sunday even
Stanley and Alma Wenberg were
visiting friends at Brickton on Sun
Washington Scott makes good use
of his automobile on the Greenbush
Clyde Robideau has been employed
at Henry Sanger's during the past
two weeks.
A boy was born to Mr. and Mrs.
Chas. Zachow on Friday last and
they are very proud parents.
Raymond Tilley has returned home
from North Dakota where he has been
employed for some time, and expects
to stay here.
Among the visitors at Mr. and
Mrs. Nels Robideau's on Sunday
were Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Grow and
Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Solberg and
Walter Holm spent Sunday at H.
Mr. and Mrs. Emanuel Lundgren
called at H. Hanson's on Sunday.
L. Berg and Chas. Buckingham at
tended the meeting at King's school
house on Sunday.
Who was seen up near Walbo early
Sunday morning? Hope they will
keep better hours hereafter.
Mrs. E. Nelson of Minneapolis has
been visiting O. Strong and other
friends. She returned home on Tues
The dance at Lafe Slaback's was
well attended. Everybody had a
good time, especially some of the
The Wyanett ball team was defeated
by the Princeton high school boys on
the fair grounds last Saturday. The
score was 6 to 2.
Miss Eva Buckingham came home
on Saturday from Anoka, where she
spent a few weeks with her sister,
Mrs. Roy Cameron.
If you want all the news, all the
time read the Princeton Union. It
has the largest circulation and is the
best advertising medium.
Mrs. Gharet visited at the Way home
on Thursday.
The farmers are digging and haul
ing their early potatoes to market.
Mrs. Trunk and daughter, Pauline,
called on Mrs. O. A. Dorff on Mon
day afternoon.
Lawrence Angstman played ball in
town Saturday with the high school
baseball team.
Miss Amanda Dorff has returned
home from a few days' visit with rela
tives in Minneapolis.
Little Ruth Esler fell from a wagon
and broke her arm. We all sympa
thize with the little girl.
Several from this vicinity were in
town on Friday and Saturday having
their eyes examined by Dr. Kothman.
The Misses Beth and Una Fox,
Daisy Looney and Eileen Walker
visited at the McCracken home last
The stag party given at Mike Kel
ler's on Sunday was well attended.
Several were out from town. They
report a jolly time.
Mrs. Holen and daughter. May, of
Minneapolis are spending a few days
with Mrs. Holen's parents, Mr. and
Mrs. O. A. Dorff.
Miss Anna Miller of Minneapolis
is visiting the Murphys and other
friends in this vicinity. Miss Miller
used to teach in district 10.
Why is it that the young crowd
shun the older crowd especially at
dances? Is it because the old ones
dance the old-fashioned way?
Boyd Hamilton and Clarence Dorff
and the Misses Iva and Pearl Mc
Cracken and Beth Fox were callers at
the home of John Olson on Saturday
Rev. Fisher ot the Congregational
church of Princeton preached in the
Judkins school house on Sunday
evening. There were many at
The dance given at the Way home
on Thursday evening was well
attended. Everyone reports an en
joyable time. The Ways are jolly en
Wm. Hannay and Del Pierson are
putting up hay in Greenbush. Hay
has not been going up very fast the
last few days on account of the in
clement weather.
Mrs. Sullivan and daughter of
Sugar City, Idaho, spent a few days
with Mrs. Sullivan's brother, George
Way, and family last week. They left
for home on Monday.
Each and every one regrets the
death of Charles Judkins, one of
Baldwin's most prominent citizens.
Mr. Judkins was an honorable and
upright man who was loved by all
who knew him.
Mrs. Chas. Hiland is visiting her
sister, Mrs. Chas. Judkins.
Tom Looney and Frank Sanborn
drove to Princeton on Monday.
Wm. Brown was calling on his
sister, Mrs. Wallace, on Monday.
Grandma Patten has returned home
after a two weeks' visit in Princeton.
Some of our neighbors are digging
their early potatoes. They are worth
digging, surely.
We hear that Del Pierson has pur
chased the Ans Howard homestead at
the four corners.
The dance at Sandy lake was well
attended on Friday night and a good
time is reported by the boys and girls.
We are sorry to learn that the infant
child of Mr. and Mrs. A. Prescott
died on Sunday night from whooping
The meeting at the school house in
district 31 drew a large crowd. Rev.
Fisher will preach again next Sunday
Mrs. A. A. Foote went to Princeton
last Wednesday on business.
Fred and Jason Foote spent Sun
day at the home of Mrs. Hatfield.
Mrs. Wm. Barton entertained at
dinner on Sunday Wm. Stark and
family, Eugene Clough and daughter,
Ethel, and Mrs. Swanbro.
A pleasant surprise was tendered
Mrs. Mary Smith on August 3 at the
home of Charles Thompson. It was
her 67th birthday anniversary.
Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Chapman re
turned home last Saturday from Ohio
and.Chicago, where they have spent
the last two months visiting friends.
Fred Moody and wife spent Sunday
at H. W. Prescott's.
Gill Clough made a business trip to
Princeton on Monday.
H. W. Prescott went to Princeton
Thursday on business.
Miss Hilda Larson of Milaca is
visiting Mrs. C. A. Williams.
We understand that the John Pier
son place has changed hands.
Several agents are in our neighbor
hood with men looking for land.
Gill Clough and wife were callers at
C. A. Williams' on Thursday even
There is to be a dance at the Brook
next Friday night. Everybody in
The moving picture show at the
Brook was well attended and a good
time was had by all.
Grain is all cut in this nieghbor
hood but haying is slow work on ac
count of so much rain.
Mrs. Ernest Patten is visiting her
parents at Bradford this week and
Ernest is his own cook.
Dr. Neumann of Princeton was seen
in our nieghborhood several times
lately on professional business.
Geo. H. Fischer was on the sick list
the fore part of the week.
A. Hendrickson of Malmo trans
acted business at Redtop last xMon
Haying is rather a slow job here
this summer on account of so much
Peter Sehlin bought two cows and
one heifer from C. P. Larson of
Malmo last week.
Esther Kilmer of Eastwood, who
has been employed at Harry Eligren's
for some time, had to return to her
home on account of sickness.
The Opstead ball team played an
intertesting game of ball with Sioux
Falls on the Malmo ball grounds last
Sunday. The game was won by
Sioux Falls in a score of 2 to 12.
W. T. Johnson returned last week
from Anoka, where he has been in
search of medical aid. We under
stand he is much improved in health
and we all hope to soon see him fully
We are about to get three more new
settlers: Mr. Magnuson from Chi
cago, Rev. Kolden of Minneapolis
and another gentleman whose name
we did not learn. All have bought
land in this vicinity and all intend
making this place their future home.
The new Lutheran minister and
family arrived here last Thursday.
Five land buyers were here last
week looking at Gus Kraezel's farm.
Mrs. Herman Ott visited at John
Peter's from Saturday until Monday.
The dance at the Stanford hall on
Saturday night was well attended and
a fine time was had.
John Peters returned last week from
Oregon, where he has been looking up
land, but says the west does not im
press him very favorably.
Miss Vera Peterson and Gus Peter
son drove to Crown on Sunday to at
tend the ball game, but for some
reason or other the Zimmerman boys
failed to show up.
N. M. Nelson, the wagonmaker of
Princeton, drove to Mr. A. J. John
son's on Monday with Charles Peter
son of Lake City, cousin of Mr. John
son. They had not iseen one another
for 40 years.
But few of the farmers have their
grain stacked.
Allen Hayes has painted his house
and it looks very neat.
Emma and Aurora Taylor attended
examinations in Princeton last week.
Rev. Tracey came to Blue Hill on
Sunday but his illustrated address
was not given.
Miss Sophie Johnson has returned
home from Princeton, where she has
been employed.
A number of Blue Hill farmers are
hauling new potatoes to Princeton.
The quality is good.
Allen Hayes reports that his Ohio
potatoes are going 150 bushels to the
acre, and at $1.00 per bushel there is
money in them.
We have been having lots of rain
lately and haying is an uphill job,
but we are hoping now for pleasant
weather. Corn and potatoes are
growing fast.
M. Orahood has returned from West
Plain, Missouri. Mr. Orahood did
not like Missouri well enough to in
vest in any property down there. He
says the land is awfully stony and
horses have to be shod the year
around, and that it is terrible to ride
over the stony roads. It is very dry
in Missouri this year, crops are very
poor, and the drinking water in all
the wells and springs is warm.
A daughter was born to Mr. and
Mrs. H. O'Brien on Thursday of last
The dancing party at Jim Edmunds'
was well attended and Jim Brown got
the dishes.
Miss Stella Parks will visit a week
with her friend, Miss Sarah Schurrer,
at Elk lake.
The Misses Laura and Florence
Ferdeen of St. Paul are visiting at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Hol
The services held in the King school
house on Sunday afternoon by Rev.
Goodell of Princeton were well at
Mr. and Mrs. Gene Cartright and
family arrived here on Saturday from
Washington. They will make their
friends and relatives a short visit.
Miss Eva Buckingham returned
home Saturday from Anoka, where
she has visited her sister, Mrs. Roy
Cameron, for the past two months.
Lillian Patten entertained at her
home on Thursday evening Esther,
Albin, Florence, Edith and Arthur
Holman: Laura and Florence Ferdeen
and Bill Sanburg.
Miss Emma Johnson visited with
Agnes Stark on Sunday.
Albert Johnson and family spent
Sunday at the Levau home.
Several Milo young people spent
Sunday evening with Emma Johnson.
Hilda Jacobson and Ethel and Roy
Reinord spent Sunday afternoon at
the Gesch home.
Selma and Harvey Scheller and
Frank Fenalle were calling on friends
Saturday evening.
Oscar Swedberg is working for
Albin Swenson through haying and
Mrs. Kate Niesen and sons called
at the Ole Folwick home one evening
of last week.
Mrs. Theodore Jorgenson and chil
dren returned from the twin cities on
Saturday evening.
Henry Ackerman has finished build
ing a house for Henry Smith in
Princeton township.
Mrs. Ed Falk and child of Milaca
visited with friends and relatives here
a few days last week.
Miss Ella Skoglund returned to
Minneapolis on Saturday after a few
weeks' visit with home folks.
Miss Marguerite Hofferbert and
sister, Versalia, called at the John
Franson home on Thursday.
Mr. and Mrs. Albin Swenson and
daughter called at the Alfred Skog
lund home on Wednesday evening.
Jas. Westling and Louis Niesen left
for Glnedorado on Saturday. They
intend to bring back the threshing rig
purchased by the Westling Bros, last
Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Hofferbert and
family, Mrs. H. E. Jones, Mr. and
Mrs. Alfred Skoglund and Messrs.
Iver Folwick and Peter Niesen were
Sunday callers at the Albin Swenson
home on Sunday.
Picking choke cherries and plums
is the order of the day.
H. L. Bemis and family dined at
the Ayers' home on Sunday.
Cora Hubbarrd spent the fore part
of the week with Clara Sandquist.
Mr. and Mrs. L. F. Jones and fami
ly spent Sunday at O. Erickson's.
Earl DeHart was seen in our town
Saturday after a long absence.
Glad to see you, kid.
John Nesensen of Oak Park spent
Sunday evening at Sandquist's.
The Greenbush correspondent must
surely be a classy kid, judging by his
The Misses Clara Sandquist, Hulda
Bergman and Fred Erickson were
entertained at dinner at the Knutsen
home on Sunday.
Hulda Bergman, Clara Sandquist
and Mary Knutsen were very much
interested in picking plums on Sun
day, but we believe they had some
thing else spotted in the woods, at
least they came back laughing all
over their faces.
Bernard L. Erickson, who died on
July 29, came here in the spring of
1887. He was 28 years old and his
death was caused by dilation of the
heart. The funeral was held on
August 1 from the family residence
and the interment was at Greenbush.
He is survived by his mother, four
brothersOscar, Fred E., Charles R.,
and William of Greenbushand three
sisters, Mrs. Geo. W. Freer, Opstead
Mrs. L. F. Jones, Greenbush and
Mrs. R. Nuensinger, Carver. Mr.
Erickson was a young man of noble
character and everyone who knew him
respected and loved him. The large
number of people who attended the
funeral gave mute manifestation of
the high esteem in which he was held.
(Kansas City fetai)
An Iowa editor who attended a par
ty was smitten with the charms of a
fair damsel who wore a rose on her
forehead, and thus gushed about it:
Above her nose
There is a rose:
Below the rose
There is a nose:
Rose, nose,
Nose, rose,
Sweet rose,
Dear nose.
Below her chin
There is a pin
Above the pin
There is a chin:
Pin, chin,
Chin, pin,
Sweet pin.
Whereupon a rival editor thus apos
trophized the Iowa chap:
Above the stool
There is a fool
Below the fool
There is a stool
Stool, fool,
Fool, stool,
Old stool,
Below his seat
There are two feet
Above these feet
There is a seat
Seat, feet,
Feet, seat,
Soft seat,
Big feet.
Too Good to be True.
A Missouri editor who was brimful
of hard cider got a wedding account
and a sale ad mixed and served to
his readers this dope:
William Smith, the only son of Mr.
and Mrs. Josiah Smith, was disposed
at auction to Lucy Anderson on my
farm one mile east of here in the
presence of seventy guests including
the following, to-wit: Two mules,
twelve head of cattle. The Reverend
Jackson tied the nuptial the least
averaging 1,230 pounds on the hoof.
The beautiful home of the bride was
tastefully decorated with a seewash
calf, a spade, a sulky rake, one feed
grinder, one set double harness al
most new and just before the cere
mony was pronounced Mendelssohn's
wedding march was played by one
milch cow five years, one Jersey cow,
to be fresh next April, carrying a
bunch of flowers in her hand and
looking charming in a gown made of
light spring wagon, two boxes of
apples, two racks of hay, one grind
stone, mouseline deori trimmed with
about 180 bushels of spuds. The
groom is a well known and popular
young man and has always stood well
among society circles of twelve Berk
shire hogs, while the bride is an ac
complished and talented school
teacher of a splendid drove of Po
land-Chinapedigrees if desired.
Among the beautiful presents were
two sets of knives and forks, one
spring harrow, one wheelbarrow, one
go-cart, other articles too numerous
to mention. The bridal couple left
yesterday on an extended trip, term
of twelve months time, extended to
responsible parties, otherwise spot
cash luncheon will be served at the
table. After this Mr. and Mrs. Smith
will go to housekeeping in a cozy
home at the corner of Main and Doc
tor R. L. Granby, auctioneer.
Passed Through Httnds of .Robbers.
A letter was received at the Union
office on August 3 which bore the fol
lowing interesting legend: "Re-
covered from mail pouch stolen July
17, 1911, from St. Cloud, Minn." As
this is the first letter bearing such a
notation that has ever come under our
notice we have placed it in our curio
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Children's Patent Sandals
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I Have Laid By $12,000 in the Seven Years Since
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My course at your college made me
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