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SCANDINAVIANS Recent Happenings in This Country and Abroad. SAID O E BENEFICIAL Experiments Made With Electricity on the School Children of Stock- holmGerman Naval Maneuvers in Norwegian Waters Causes Some CommentMunicipal Employment Bureau of Copenhagen a Success. SWEDEN. Experiments which have been car ried on in recent years in regard to using electricity on the public school children in Stockholm are said to have met -with great success. The object $as been to test the beneficial nature of electricity on the human body. Hitherto it has been found possible to force the growth of vegetables by means of electricity, the currents be ing distributed from a powerful dyna mo. This idea has been carried out successfully in several places It was accordingly believed that the human qrganzsm was equally susceptible to this influence, through the practically cdntmuous application of an electrical ly charged atmosphere to the human system Two groups of twenty-five children each were selected, as nearly alike as possible in general health, size and weight The respective groups were given their instruction in tvvo rooms, both being equal in size, ventilation, lighting and other general conditions. But the group one of the rooms was constantly ex posed to the influence of the electrical currents, while the other group pur sued its studies under normal condi tions in the other room After a test of several years the two groups of children ha\e been compared and it is claimed that the "electrified" chil dren have outstripped the others men tally and physically and that they have grown faster, put on weight more Quickly and shown more physical fit ness generally besides possessing su perior mentality Skepticism is dis played some quarters and the re sult of the experiment is not altogeth er regarded as decisive It is ex pected, however that similai experi ments will be conducted in some if the other schools in order to demon strate the supposed efficacy of the electrifying process in improving 'He mental and physical condition of the nsing population Professor Paul Peter Waldenstrom recently took his countrymen to task lor lack of patriotism, and a recent address he roundly scored them tor emigrating in such large numbers to America Rev Waldenstrom said: "The trouble is that so many Swedes do not know that Sweden is a coun try of great opportunities America has less liberty than Sweden He illustrated this contention as fol lows: "When I came to America I had to be examined before I could land I had to account for my name, my familj what I was going to do in America, how long I was to stay and how much monej I bad Such things are unknown in Sweden If the ex amination turns out unfavoiabh the subject is sent back I know persons who were too old to landover si\tv yearsor too youngunder sixteen The well known Stockholm banke\ Louis Fraenckel died Berlin An? 19 while enjovmg a visit with his friends that city The deceased was born in Aschersleben, Preussen. March 27 1S51, and went to Swedon when he was still a very young man When the Stockholm bank found itself in a rather precarious condition Kerr Fraenckel was selected as general di rector of the institution and nro that time1893it has been making a wonderful progress He was re garded as one of the leading business men of Stockholm and had a wide circle of friends, who all thought very highly of him He was unmarried and leaves a large fortune. Professor William Schofieid, professor of history and literature at Harvard university, has been spend ing some time in Sweden. He waited upon the king, the ecclesiastical min ister and the authorities of the Uni versity of Upsala, to whom he has made an interesting proposition He is desirous of bringing about an ex change of students between the uni versities King Gustaf and Queen Victoria re cently returned from Germany, where they were Emperor William's guests at the great army parade, which was held in Stettin Aug. 29 The royal pair made the trip to Germany in the Oscar II and were accompanied thither by a Swedish torpedo cruiser. The Swedish barytone, Percy Rich ards, distinguished himself at a eon cert Milan recently, given under the auspices of the English colony there He has lately been receiving many flattering offers from impres sarios in the various musical centers, of the Continent. Discouraging grain reports come from Jamtland and forest fires are also reported to have done much dam age in that section of the country. 22.214.171.124.126.96.36.199.4.4.4. 188.8.131.52.4.4. NORWAY. 4.4. 4. 4*4 a 4**!***4*4*4'4*444*4 An exchange writer brings the fol lowing interesting situation into spec ulative light: "Attention has been called to German naval maneuvers in the Sognefjord. The government has encouraged foreign powers to let their warships visit Norway, but this case it is said that the Germans have been sounding the waters through which their ships passed. More than once it has been stated that the next Trafalgar will not be on the coast of Spain, but on the coast of Norway It is generally supposed that the great peace movement to which President Taft has given an unparalleled im petus will not accomplish its purpose until the big fellows of Europe have had a record breaking clash and this clash may occur among the skerries of Norway. And the Norwegians will try to be prepared for it according to their limited means." During the month of September the University of Norway will celebrate the one hundredth anniversary of its existence. Professor Preus, president of Luther college, Decorah, la., was appointed to represent the Norwegian synod, and Professor Kildahl, presi dent of St Olaf college, Northfield, Minn, has been appointed to repre sent the United Synod of Norwegians en that occasion A cablegram from Chnstiania says: "The recent military riots at three dif ferent drill places have in some de gree shaken confidence in the national defense The disturbances probably were started by some young socialists. In two cases military prisoners, ar rested for petty offenses, were liber ated The participants In the riots will be punished severely." Probably the oldest minister in Norway is Rev. Anders Solbrack kasen He is ninety-six years old and lives in the city of Bergen. He is not only well, but is active and lively He has a son who is seventy years of age Christiama is to have a new post office, which is to be erected at a cost of more than half a million crowns A site for the new postoffice was purchased the other day for 145,- 000 crowns C. Lieblein, professor of Egyptology at Chnstiania university, died a few days ago, aged eighty-four years. He was regarded as one of the most learned men in the country. The technical high school in Chris tiania will be considerably enlarged now that the budget committee's prop osition has been accepted by the storthing Colonel Bull has been appointed major general and chief of the Sec ond Army brigade, which is at pres ent located in Christiama The storthing, by a vote of 84 to 27, put asleep the proposition to deny the king's right to open or close the storthing. Mrs O. A. Overland, wife of the late historian, has been granted an annual pension of 1,000 crowns by the storth ing 184.108.40.206.220.127.116.11,.^.^.^,^.^,^,^, DENMARK. 4. 4 4* ,,2'4^ 4 4 *J*4 4 4'44'444. 4*4 The municipal employment bureau of Copenhagen has been in exist ence for ten years and has just issued a report which ought to be of special interest at this time, as the govern ment is considering the advisability of establishing similar agencies or bu reaus all over the kingdom The re port of the bureau shows that during the past nine an one-half years the bu reau has received applications for em ployment from 408,698 persons and 249,471 applications for workmgmen from employers One of the difficulties experienced by the bureau is that so many persons that apply for jobs are not in earnest and refuse to woik when thev really have secured a place Four voung Helsingfor women gave a sensational exhibition in the Sundet the other day before a large crowd of people. The four young women rowed out in a beat to deep water, all jump ing at one time into the water and proceeded to undress themselves When they jumped the water they were in their street clothes All four girls are excellent swimmers and divers and this feat on their part is regarded as something very exception al. The girls have received flattering offers from Berlin and London and it may be that they will decide to go there and give the same performance The Royal theater in Copenhagen has not made a vast amount of money during the past year, for in its sur plus treasury there is only 90 ore This is not much, but it must be re membered that during the previous season the theater run at a loss of over 44,000 crowns. Taking this Into consideration the managers consider that they done very well last season and believe that during the coming theatrical season they will be able to show much better results. Of the 8,000 persons who emigrated from Denmark in 1910. 5,657 were males and 3,233 were females. About two-thirds were between the ages of fifteen and thirty. The United States received most of them, 7,574, Canada 658, Central and South America 512, while the rest were scattered in Aus tralia, Asia and Africa It is reported that the famous Thorwaldsen's museum Copen hagen is in danger. The walls and floors of the building are damp and rotting and it is feared that the build ing may collapse at any time. There are some of the rarest sculptural art collections in the world in this build ing. MARION S. NORBLIUS. Church Topics I 4. 4. 4. Sunday and Weekday 7 Announcement*. CONGREGATIONAL. Sunday, September 17Morning service at 10:30, subject, "A True Square View of God and Life." Special music consisting of anfchem by choir, trombone solo by Albert Moe, prelude and postlude. Mrs. H. C. Cooney, director Mrs. B. Soule, organist. Sunday school at 12 m. The time of evening service has been changed to 7:30 o'clock. Music by a chorus choir of young people, sermon, "Our Response to Life." SWEDISH LUTHERAN. Next Sunday, September 17, morning services will be held in Livonia church, Zimmerman, at 10:30. The Ladies' Aid society of Saron church, Greenbush, will meet with Mrs. Bengtson on Thursday, Sep tember 21, at 2 p. m. All are cordial ly invited to attend. The Y. P. S. of Saron church will meet with Miss Sandquist on Wednesday, September 20, at 8 p. m. All are welcome. August Lundquist, Pastor. Before you start for Princeton to have your picture taken be sure it is the first or third Saturday of the month, as these are the only days you will find Nelson, the famous photo grapher from Anoka, at his studio in Princeton. 2-tf TWENTY-FIVE YEARS AGO There is a new Congregational minister hereRev. Kiddand he is said to be an able and fluent talker. The fall term of the village schools commenced on Monday with Guy Ewing as principal, and L. S. Briggs, Mrs. Rose Patterson and Miss Carrie Scoville as assistants. A large force of men are at work on the railroad bridge across the West Branch of he Rum river at this place. It will take from two to three weeks to complete the structure. The Methodists have a neat new edifice almost completed and the pastor, Rev. J. S. Bouck, is entitled to the lion's share of the praise for the erection of the structure. A meeting of the wheat raisers of this county will be held at Peter Robideau's house in Greenbush on September 18 to decide what is best to do with their wheat this season. George Smith of Wyanett threshed 1,839 bushels of grain on his 80-acre farm of sandy soil last week913 bushels of wheat and 926 bushels of oats. How is that for Isanti county sand? J. T. D. Sadley is engaged in thoroughly overhauling and repair ing his lower flour mill. It looks as though Mr. Sadley meant to redeem his promise of giving Princeton a good flour mill. The gang of Italians who have been at work on the railroad down in the Livonia woods have been transferred to the Milaca end of the road. The grading on the entire road is fast nearing completion. The pile driver which is being used in driving piles for the railroad bridge across the West Branch toppled over yesterday afternoon and was smashed into smithereens. A four-horse team had a narrow ecape from being crushed to death by the falling timbers. Andrew Umbehocker and Miss Bessie Westblad were declared man and wife by Justice Patterson at the residence of H. B. Cowles on Monday afternoon. Andrew is an honest, hardworking young man, and his bride is an industrious young woman of irreproachable character. DIKE DISTRESS. It Is Near at Hand to Hundreds of Prince ton Readers. Don't neglect an aching back. Backache is the kidney's cry for help. Neglect hurrying to their aid means that urinary troubles follow quickly. Dire distress, diabetes, Bright's disease. Profit by a Princeton citizen's experience. Mrs. J. E. Bates, N. Main St., Princeton, Minn., says: cheer fully confirm all I said in favor of Doan's Kidney Pills when I publicly recommended them three years ago and I again advise their use to any one afflicted with kidney trouble. This complaint clung to me for years. My back was weak and I could not stoop without having sharp, shooting pains throughout my body. I had attacks of dizziness and nervousness and a kidney weakness caused me no end of annoyance. My husband finally got a box of Doan's Kidney Pills for me and they proved to be the best kidney medicine I ever used, giving me prompt relief." For sale by all dealers or upon re ceipt of price, 50 cents. Poster-Mil burn Co., Buffalo, New York, sole agents for the United States. Remember the nameDoan's and take no other. THE PRIKCETOX TJISnOK: THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 1911. 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