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Anoka Bulldogs Tear Them Apart and in Addition to This Twist Their Tails Out of Joint. Princeton Boys Become Rattled, Lose Their Nerve and Put Up a Par- ticularly Bum Fight. The Princeton football team journeyed to Anoka last Saturday and got such a vigorous twist put in their ambitions by the Anoka war riors that they really did not realize what had happened until the "cold gray dawn of the morning after." Princeton was playing out of her class when she took on the Anoka team for a game and the players, coach and management were looking for a defeat at the hands of the larger school, but no one had nerve enough to predict that Princeton would be un able to hold the score down to a respectable limit. Anoka has been played in other years, and although never beaten by Princeton, still they have been held to a tie score, and in other games were forced to exert themselves to the utmost to get the large end of the score, but in Satur day's game it was one continuous romp up and down the field, and the touchdowns and goals came so thick and fast that the Anoka rooting brigade got all out of breath when they attempted to count the score for the benefit of the crowd. Anoka has a fast, heavy line, a veteran back field, a heady quarterback and a lightning fast pair of ends who were also deadly tacklers. However they have got their bumps this season also, having lost to St. Cloud and Me chanic Arts high school of St. Paul by lop-sided scores. Rut they struck their gait a week ago Saturday, when they beat up the Humbolt high school of St. Paul 18 to 3, and evidently they had reached their home stretch stride when they encountered the orange and black, for they simply swept the Princeton defense off the field. End runs were pulledfoff that were always good for from 5 yards to a touch down, line smashes went for the same, and when they got tired of scoring on this kind of football they opened up with a series of forward passes and trick plays and also blocked one of Princeton's punts for a touchdown. Princeton played a little real foolball in the first two quarters and held the score down to a respectable limit, but when "Casey" Stay was sent to the side lines with a wrenched shoulder the stuff was off, and the team became utterly demoralized and failed to show the first rudiments of good foot ball. It was a sad, sad day for the orange and black and the score, G6 to 0, goes down into local football history as oneof the blackest marks ever chalked up against the local school. Anoka was never really in danger of being scored on except in the second half, when Vern Kaliher re ceived the ball on the kick off and tore through the whole Anoka team for a run of 60 yards and almost a touchdown, but a fleet-footed Anoka ite overtook him from the side and for lack of interference the speedy little halfback was brought to earth just at the moment when things Jooked exceedingly bright for a Princeton score. This sprint put new life into the Princeton players and for a few brief minutes they displayed some real football, but it was only a flash in the pan and the game soon resumed its old form with Anoka scoring almost at will. NOTES. The Anoka crowd showed good sportsmanship by rooting for the de feated Princetonians during the close of the game. The only live rooter Princeton had was Cliff Cotten, who, in his excite ment, forgot that he was a former Princetonian, and rooted for the Anoka team. The play was clean throughout, and although "Casey" was put out of the game with a badly wrenched shoulder, the accident was not due to any rough work on the part of the Anoka players. Anoka played good, clean football and played the game fast and hard. At this writing the football situa tion at the local school is pretty much up in the air owing to the lack of material and injuries to the men who are out with the squad. At present Princeton could not put a team of 11 men onto a football field unless ac companied by a corps of doctors and nurses. In all probability it will be necessary to cancel the Milaca and Cambridge games and thus give the highs a chance to get back into shape for their battle with the alumni on Thanksgiving day. This latter game must be played at all hazards because this is a matter that can only be settled on the foobtall field, and were the highs to cancel this much-heralded event there would be a roar going up from the alumni and rooters that would sound like a meeting of angry suffragettes. Sherburne County Sunday Schools Me et. The Sherburne county Sunday school convention was held at Zim merman on October 28 and 29 and, the weather being favorable, it proved a great success. Twenty-five delegates, representing seven Sunday schools, were present besides many visitors. Addresses were delivered by the state workers, Mr. and Mrs. Dietrick, which proved very entertaining and helpful and were much appreciated by the assemblage. The officers elected for the ensuing year were: President, Irving Wagner, Becker vice presi dent, Rev. Scott, Big Lake secre tary, Miss Grace Campbell, Orrock. Committees: Home department, Mrs. L. Hurtt, Zimmerman advertising division, Mrs. Cater, Clear Lake ele mentary division, Miss Grace Campbell, Orrock missions, Mr. Snow, Becker. Big Lake was selected as the place for holding next year's convention. The visitors and delegates were pro fuse in their praise of the hospitality of the people of Zimmerman and the committee on entertainment wishes to thank those who so kindly opened their homes to the visitors. Milaca Agricultural School. A short term course of the voca tional department of the Milaca As sociated Agricultural school will open on Monday, November 6, and continue until March 22. During that time agriculture, manual training and domestic science will be taught. The course in agriculture will cover the general field of practical agricul ture centering around dairy farming, and emphasizing corn, forage crops, silos, and improved methods. Manual training will cover both wood and forge work of an intensely prac tical nature. In addition to the regu lar shop work, the studeent will be en couraged to make for himself articles and implements such as neckyokes, wagon boxes, clevises, etc., which can be put to use on the farm. The domestic science work has a most practical purpose of making good and efficient housekeepers, well versed in the underlying principles of cooking and sewing. For full inofrmation write S. E. Tifft, Milaca, Minn. Speaks for Itself. A. E. Allen says: "It pays to ad vertise in the i nI always get good results from announcements in that paper last week the crowds which attended my special showing of winter goods were enormous of course I carry a high-grade stock, but the Union brought in the people." A. S. Mark is another merchant who appreciates the value of adver tising in the i n. On Thursday of last week he announced in the Union that a special sale, to con tinue two weeks, would commence on the following day. As a consequence on Friday his store was packed with people and crowds have visited there every day since. On Saturday Mr. Mark's cash sales amounted to over $800. I am always perfectly satisfied with the returns which I get from the advertisements I place in the Union," says Mr. Mark. The Coming Event. The alumni football squad is practicing strenuously for the fray on Thanksgiving day with Billy Doane's terrible Terriers, and Coach Goulding says that, drawing con clusions from the recent work of the Terriers, he feels confident that his "has-beens" can vanquish them. "It's a bunch that we're hankering to collide with," exclaimed Frank. Coach Doane is equally confident of success, but he says he is fully aware that he has to patch up a number of cripples before the day set for the battle. It would be a heavy blow to the Terriers were the alumni chaps to knock them off their wabbly pins. Ralph Whitney has handed in the line-up for the alumni, which is as follows: RegularsJess Rademacher Angst man, L. E. Chas. Walker Umbe hocker, L. T. Al Pickering Angst man, L. G. Herman Farnam Hoff lander, snapper back Clifford Case Cotton, R. G. Ralph Shevlin Whit ney, R. T. Clyde Doane Robideau, R. E. Arthur McGovern Roos, Q. Lysle Eckersall Jesmer, L. H. Wm. Heston Roos, R. H.: Grover Capron Umbehocker,, F. B. ReservesDuren Moll Jack, L. E. Jay Steffen Berg, L. T. Fred Little Boy Dugan, L. G.j Clifton Schuck- R. C. DUNN, Publisher. Terms $1.00 Per Year. PRINCETON, MILLE LACS COUNTY, MINNESOTA, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER S, 1911. neck Cravens, snapper back Harold Chestnut Van Alstein, R. G. Joseph Larkin Craig, R. T. Archie Marshall Hull, R. E. Harold Paige Caley, Q. Herbert Harris Fisher, L. H. Vernon Mt. Pleasant Dickey, R. H. Wallie PettiJohn Berg, F. B.. Frank Stagg Goulding, coach Her bert Zimmerman, time keeper Serenus Skahen, umpire Henry Avery, head lineman. Hallowe'en Party. Although a day too previous, Dr. and Mrs. McRae gave a Hallowe'en party to the Anniversary club on Monday night. The occasion was the secnod anniversary of Dr. and Mrs. McRae's wedding and it was cele brated in befitting manner. Decora tions of illuminated pumpkins, ghost ly paper figures and other uncanny, or creepy looking things, converted the living room at the McRae resi dence into a veritable hobgoblin roost. The biggest pumpkin was on the dining table, and its interior con tained a beverage said to be cider, which the guests drew into their sys tems through straws. It is possible that it was not misnamed, for cider is known to produce a ruddy complexion after a sufficient quantity is imbibed. It may be, however, that the ruddi ness was produced by the glow from the illuminated pumpkins scattered about. Mrs. McRae furnished a delectable supper and, when the guests were not eating, or drinking through straws, they amused themselves with playing games of various kinds. Those present besides the host and hostess were Mr. and Mrs. Ira G. Stanley, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Keith, Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Stark, Mr. and Mrs. George Ross, Mr. and Mrs. O. B. Randall, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Avery, Mr. and Mrs. A. R. Davis, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Goulding and Mr. and Mrs. T. J. Kaliher. Due-Drilled Wells Very Dangerous. Almost any community in which wells have been drilled can boast of a number of combination dug and drilled wells. The owners congratu late themselves on their wisdom in utilizing an old dug well fifteen, twenty, or thirty feet in depth, and drilling through the bottom of this to a good flow of deep water. The cost of drilling that twenty or thirty feet has been saved, certainly an economy worth considering. As a matter of fact, this combined dug and drilled well is a particularly dangerous type. It may readily breed malarial fever or even typhoid fever, which is more prevalent in the country than even in the overcrowded cities, in spite of the supposed pure water supply of nearly all farming sections. Such a well is all the more dangerous because it is fancied .to be safe. Although the water encountered by the deep well may be perfectly pure at the start, contamination may take place almost immediately by the entrance, es pecially after rains, of seepage water into the open well and thence into the casing of the drilled well. The reme dies are obvious. Either the casing should be carried to the surface of the outside ground, or at least above the highest level ever reached by the water, or the open well should be con verted into a water-tight system by applying a thick coating of cement over both sides and bottom.From Water-Supply Paper 223, United States Geological Survey. Desirable Settlers. Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Dawson and family arrived here on Saturday from Excelsior, Wis., and entered into possession of the farm formerly owned by Louis Plumondore in Greenbush, which Mr. Dawson re cently purchased. The new owner brought with him a herd of registered dairy stock and intends to increase it. He says that this is a natural dairy ing countrythe grass is just right and he has had considerable experi ence in this line of industry. Mr. Dawson predicts that in ten years from now this part of the country will be one of the greatest dairying sec tions in the United States, and we be lieve he is right. Now, he says, it is merely in its infancypeople are just beginning to discover its possibili ties. Fire Waste Prevention. Asa M. Wallace, assistant state fire marshal, asks us to state that a monster meeting will be held in the palm room of the hotel St. Paul, at St. Paul, on the afternoon and even ing of November 8 for the purpose of discussing the question of fire waste from all its various phases. Insur ance experts will handle the question from their view point. Men promi nent in the work of fire prevention in other states will speak, while the question of the prevention of fires in the forests of the state will be given close attention. SCHOOLSJ ET $8,410 State Aid Apportioned and 2,703 Pu- pils in Mille Lacs County Are Entitled to a Share. Independent District No. 1 (Princeton) Receives $1,634.22 and Village of Milaca $1,474.87. The October, 1911, school appor tionment for Mille Lacs county amounts to a total of $8,410.45, de rived from the following sources: Apportionment from state, $8,109 one half penalty, costs and interest on real estate taxes, $294.45 fine, State vs. Albert Hoeft, $5 fine, State vs. Anna Flory, $2. The per capita is $3.11154, and the total apportionment is divided among the school districts of the county as follows: Dist. No. 1 9.... 10 11... 12... 13... 14... 15... 16... 17 18... 19... 20... 21... 23... 23 24... 25... 2C 27 28 29... 30 31 32... 33... 34... 35.. 36... 37 Pupils Amount 522 $ 1624.22 25 77.79 120 373.38 93 289.37 56 174.24 26 80.90 71 220.92 45 140.02 78 242.70 39 121.35 59 183.58 64 199.13 474 1474.87 182 566.30 23 71.56 45 140.02 24 74.67 47 146.24 20 62.23 66 205.36 44 136.91 16 49.78 23 71.57 23 71.57 33 102.C8 42 130.68 2T 84.01 53 164.91 26 80.90 41* 127.51 37 115.13 32 99.57 70 217.81 65 202.25 20 93.35 26 80.90 28 87.12 08 24.89 Total 2703 $8410.45 Joseph Pulitzer Dead. Joseph Pulitzer, proprietor of the New York World and St. Louis Post Dispatch, died last Sunday aboard his yacht in the harbor of Charleston, S. C. He had been totally blind and a partial invalid since the late eighties and lived most of the time cruising about in southern waters. Pulitzer was a remarkable man and for *iiore than a quarter of a century was one of the leading figures in American journalism. He was born in Hungary in 1847 and came to America in 1863, enlisted in the union army and served as a cavalryman until the end of the war. After the war he was employed in many capaci ties for five years, including deckhand on a ferryboat, hostler and grave digger. He was "discovered" as a promising newspaperman in 1870 by Louis Willich, a reporter on the West liche Post, St. Louis. His early newspaper training was as a reporter and afterwards city editor, managing editor and part proprietor of the Westliche Post, edited by Carl Schurz. He bought the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, which, under his management, became in a few years one of the best-known and most widely circulated journals in the section. Mr. Pulitzer's entry into New York journalism took place in 1883, when he bought the World, then a paper of small circulation. Its circulation and prestige grew rapidly under his general direction. A build ing to house it, which he erected in 1890 on Park Row, was, until over topped by the skyscrapers of later years, one of the most striking of New York's office buildings. Pulitzer made millions in the news paper buisness but gave much of his wealth to educational purposes. Among his contributions was $1,000,- 000 to Columbia college to establish and maintain a department of journalism and establish scholarships in that institution for deserving boy graduates of the New York public schools. Diversified Industries at Wahkon. E. B. H.: Dear QuentinI saw in your column some time ago reference made to the fact that the novelist Anne Warner of St. Paul had to move across the pond to be happy because it is so picturesque to buy. bread at the postoffice. .Too bad Anne didn't look up the possibilities of her own state. At the little town of Wahkon, Minn., Mille Lacs county, you can get your shoes mended at the black smith's, buy peanuts, bananas and ice cream at the barber shop, and get a cement sidewalk laid at the butcher shop. Give me America! Rightowill somebody now try to reach us the Star Spangled Banner? Quentin in Minneapolis Tribune. An Object Lesson for Mr. Hill. L. W. Hill, president of the Great Northern, last week had a forcible illustration of the lack of track facul ties at this station. Mr. Hill and party had arranged for a partridge hunt in northern Kanabec county and expected to come to Mora where his spceial car would be sidetracked. Instructions were sent to Agent Stevenson to arrange for side track room, but he was obliged to inform the head of the system that every inch of available space was taken up with potato cars. Not being able to come to Mora the car was sidetracked at Ogilvie. After this experience Mr. Hill may realize the necessity for more trackage at this point.Mora Times. Superintendent Ewing Honored. At the annual convention of the Minnesota Educational association in Minneapolis last week County Super intendent Guy Ewing was elected a member of the legislative committee for the Eighth congressional district. This honor was well conferred, as there is not a county superintendent in the state who takes a greater inter est in the advancement of educational methods than does Mr. Ewing. He is ever alert to the wants of the schools under his jurisdiction and ready at all times to enhance a proposition that will benefit them. Besides Mr. Ewing and his wife, J. J. Skahen, secretary of the Princeton school board, and Superintendent Marshall were in attendance at the convention. There was a good repre sentation from the country districts of Mille Lacs county and all of the school teachers engaged in the village of Milaca were there. Sherburne County Jurors. Fall term of district court for Sher burne county at Elk River on Mon day the 13th inst. Among the jurors are the following from the towns adjacent to Princeton: Grand jurors Anton A. Larson, Santiago Tom Blair and John Kaliher, Blue Hill Alfred Peterson, F. W. Baer and Nels Anderson, Orrock George Parsons and G. N. Stendahl, Livonia T. F. McCracken and G. A. Johnson, Baldwin. Petit jurorsThomas Knudson, Chris Kilgard, J. P. Larson and Alex Anderson, Santiago A. G. Fagerber, Blue Hill: E. J. Johnson, Orrock H. J. Mickelson, Livonia Wm. Hannay, B. G. Jennison and Gust Hofflander, Baldwin. Purchases Farm for Son. J. O. Odegard was over from San tiago yesterday to close a deal for a farm which he purchased from Mrs. Negaard in Santiago for his son Oscar, who is now running 'a creamery at Rose Creek, Mower county. He paid $2,000 cash for the farm, which consists of 80 acres, and his son will return to Santiago and work it. Mr. Odegard is one of the progressive citizens of Santiago, well provided with the goods of this world, but he came by whatsoever he possesses honestlyhe worked hard for it. He is an interesting talker and the Union is always pleased to see him come in for a chat. Sunday School Convention. The annual Sunday school conven tion for Mille Lacs county was held in the Swedish Baptist church, Milaca, on Monday and Tuesday with about 20 delegates, representing the various districts, in attendance. The delegates from Princeton were Mrs. Verge Hatcher and Miss Eva Ross, from the Methodist church. A pro gram of speeches and music was pre sented upon each day and the pro ceedings throughout proved highly instructive. Among the speakers were Mr. and Mrs. Dietrick and Mr. Tifft. Passes Off Quietly. Hallowe'en passed off very quietly no material damage, so far as we can learn, was done anywhere in town. The times are rapidly changingthere is not near as much hoodlumism manifest as in past yearsin fact hoodlumism has almost entirely disappeared. Wesley Page received a hunch that his premises would be visited by nocturnal marauders and so he sat up until after midnight with a gun across his knees. He was much disappointed, however, for he did not get a single shot. Congregational Chareh Services. Sunday, October 5Morning ser vice, 10:45 subject, "Communion Thought communion service and reception of members. -Music consist ing* of organ prelude and postlude, anthem by choir and trombone solo by Albert Moe. Sunday school, 12 m. Evening serviee, 7:30 subject, "The Worth and Destiny of Man." Anthem by choir and selections by brass quartet. Luck Stayed by Him to the Last. A paper published in a village near Middletown, New York, prints the following obituary: Sam Tobdell is dead. Some days ago he was stricken with blood poisoning from a bite in the neck in flicted while fighting with his wife when he was drunk and she intoxi cated. Drs. Gridle of Eureka and Butts of Claryville were in atten dance, but despite their utmost efforts VOLUME XXXV. NO. 45 the poison spread until as a last re sort they used the knife. The opera tion was of no avail, however, and now he ain't here any more. Sam was a unique character. Only once in a generation is a community pestered with such a human viper. He was the unsolved conundrum, "What is he good for?" His only virtue was the persistence of his wickedness, his only excellence the stability of his unrepentance. Booze fighter, liar, wife-beater, chicken thief, egg stealer, profane and vile of speech to the point of nausea, he was the trade-mark of sin, the sentient emblem of vice, with no crime but work beyond his capacity. He was even worse. But he has gone hence and it is never our inclination to kick a man when he is down, yet at death his proverbial luck was with him. He goes below just as the whitening frosts and chilling winds are ushering in a long and tedious season for the good who are left. As was often the case when in life and in fall, he'll keep warm and comfortable at others' expense, fellows. Well, so long, Sam, and so long as it is long, good luck. Home-Grown Seed Potatoes Best. We notice in an exchange that pure Early Ohio potatoes from the Red River Valley are advertised and farmers are advised to procure some for seed. The experience of experts is that better results can be obtained from potatoes grown at home, pro vided the nicest and smoothest pota toes are used for planting. It is a mistake to plant small and inferior potatoes. Like begets like. The best potatoes in your bin are none too good for planting. If you doubt the soundness of this advice write to the State Agricultural School and get the opinion of experts. We are not knocking the Red River Valley Early Ohio potatoes, for no better tubers gf that variety are produced anywhere, but we insist that better results can be obtained by planting home grown seed. Minnesota Bred Horses. They are herea couple of carloads of the best horseflesh ever placed on the market in this or any other town, including mares with colts by their sides and some of the very finest farm and general purpose horses obtain able. These horses were selected by my representative, who covered hundreds of miles of country in order to secure just the kind of stock that the farmers in this territory are look ing for. Every animal is Minnesota bred, is young, and as sound as a dollarthe sort that is bound to sell rapidly. So if you are in need of a team or a single horse for any pur pose whatsoeverhorses that will prove satisfactorycall at my barn in Princeton and make your selection. 41-tfc Aulger Rines. Fair Association Directors Meet. A meeting of the board of directors of the Mille Lacs Agricultural society was held in McMillan & Stanley's offices on Tuesday morning to audit the accounts and pay outstanding bills. The association now owns property valued at $6,000 and the only indebtedness on the holdings is $1,200. This is a remarkably good showing taking everything into con sideration. A meeting of the association will shortly be held for the purpose of amending the by-laws so as to make them conform with section 7, chapter 381, laws of 1911. Leave for Mlssoala. Mrs. Magnus Sjoblom and two chil dren departed yesterday morning for Missoula, Mont., where they expect to make their future home. Mrs. Sjoblom's only relativea sister lives at that place. Mrs. Sjoblom's many friends in Princeton wish her and her children success. Spoiling the Game. BertieI don't want to go to bed yet, sis. I want to see you and Mr. Shepherd play cards. LucieYou wicked boy, to think we should do such a thing! We never do it! Bertie But I heard mamma tell you to mind how you played your cards when Mr. Shepherd came. Old Soldier Head. George M. Danielson, a prominent member of Gorman post, G. A. R., and resident of Duluth for almost 60 years, died on Friday morning at his home at 1235 Minnesota avenue, aged 84. AT NORTHWESTERN HOSPITAL. William Carling, who was operated upon last week for obstruction of the intestines and for several days was in a precarious condition, is progressing toward recovery. Miss Ruth Davis of Elk River was operated upon last Friday for appen dicitis. The patient is doing nicely.