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TAXAPPORTIONMENT November Settlement for County of mile Lacs as Computed by the Auditor and Treasurer. Settlement Aggregates $29,352.68, of Which School Districts of the County Get $12,051.18. The tax apportionment of Novem ber settlement aggregates $29,352.68. Of this sum $1,732.67 is apportioned to the state, $6,545.61 to the county and $6,447.44 to the town funds. To the village of Princeton is appor tioned $1,534.89 and to the village of Milaca $816.64, while the school dis trict taxes aggregate $12,051.18 and the farm school tax (district 13) $224.25. The details of the distribu tion are given below: STATE TAXES Revenue school Total Total Total $944 46 788 21 $1732 67 COUNTY TAXES Reienue $3102 92 Penalty Costs and Interest State Loan County Poor Road and Bridge Ditch No 1 Ditch No Ditch No Ditch No Ditch No Ditch No Ditch No 638 52 63 24 879 18 1355 11 101 57 102 66 85 21 2a* 45 72 83 8 89 2 03 $6545 61 ILLAGE TAXES PRINCETON S952 39 109 94 472 56 Revenue ^tate loan special 81534 89 MILACA Revenue Road and bridee State Loan Bonds and interest $292 40 140 4o 106 89 276 90 $816 64 $2351 53 TOWN TAXES Road and State Loan S2 59 Del Land Road 33 79 31 89 48 39 59 39 259 60 211 19 45 52 40 53 82 00 350 55 181 49 46 93 45 72 Rev- enue 69 03 56 58 25 03 71 39 71 70 113 37 20 12 87 60 101 23 170 60 58 00 105 90 55 3a Bogus Brook Borgholm East Side Greenbush Hayland Isle Harbor Kathio Milo Milaca Onamla Page Princeton South Harbor Bridge 279 26 135 78 78 67 333 12 358 49 556 84 137 89 470 70 230 97 190 91 150 20 528 32 145 19 40 28 57 44 8 26 70 04 129 97 09 62 $309 38 1005 90 3596 34 1436 99 Total township taxes $6447 44 This total includes $3 02 for building tax in town of Bogus Brook and $15 81 for special tax in town of Kathio SCHOOL DISTRICT TAXES State Loan $316 69 Vo of Dist 1 2 3 4 One mill 8128 56 12 b4 26 63 16 35 14 95 7 23 9 54 7 06 10 77 9 86 6 G4 7 38 47 32 20 86 8 39 13 44 11 91 44 67 4 84 13 25 6 19 39 21 8 79 4 33 18 41 6 62 10 21 4 47 5 20 5 72 49 14 45 94 22 40 8 5b 4 70 8 96 4 59 1 78 Special $2173 71 67 00 265 84 294 66 164 41 14 39 116 47 66 49 169 53 111 67 69 37 177 24 2168 Jl 237 82 51 27 198 97 113 15 313 56 65 57 359 26 50 73 402 19 123 15 38 49 150 97 137 02 198 42 65 77 97 28 35 50 114 96 82 83 523 66 610 32 110 30 114 32 133 90 74 34 30 72 26 61 0 6 7 3 82 9 10 51 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 il 33 5 40 12 37 29 19 22 67 20 19 89 a 2d 24 25 26 27 2S 29 30 ol 3Z 33 -34 35 16 00 54 47 36 41 52 73 20 4 05 37 J8 23 40 Building $ 2 92 65 49 23 10 192 17 Totals $685 73 $638 80 $10292 36 5260 91 Total school district taxes $12,051 18 This total includes bonds and interest in dis trict 13 of $154 82, and in district 15 of $4 78 Farm school tax district 13 $224 25 Total settlement $29,352 68 Am bashed by Indians. A gentleman from the lake country who was here attending court tells us that when Sheriff Shockley and Guy Ewmg were at Vineland they were ambushed by Indianstaken by sur prise and led away into the fastnesses of the forest. And the Lord only knows what might have happened, says our informant, had not A. P. Jorgenson, who conducts a store at Vineland, been in the forest cutting wood at the time\ Something like 25 Indians were marching up the trail, with Shock and Guy in the center of the file, when Mr. Jorgenson saw them. The red men had their prisoners1 guns on their shoulders and vengeance was de picted on their faces. Being well acquainted with the savages Mr. Jorgenson approached the chief and asked him in the Chippewa tongue what the devil he was up to. Inter preted, the reply was as follows: 'Sheriff bad man. He come to burn down wigwams and little fat man come to help him. Good white man tell us they would be here and we lay for them and catch 'em." The Indians were in an ugly mood and it was an hour or more before Mr. Jorgenson could persuade them to liberate their prisoners and give back their gunsMr. Jorgenson was compelled to buy off the Indians. They followed him to his store, where each Indian was given a bottle of red ink and a dollar. After drinking their ink, they spent the money for groceries and gewgaws and departed for the woods seemingly satisfied. Shock and Guy were only too glad to get off so easilythey repaid Mr. Jorgenson the amount expended by him and also the ink bill, and decided that they had better start on the re turn trip as soon as possible, as the Indians might take it into their heads to return. It seems that someone, for a joke, had tipped off the Indians that the sheriff and Guy would be at the lake upon a certain day to wage a war of devastation, and the aborigines had prepared for the event. Anniversary Club Meets The Anniversary club met at Frank Campbell's on Monday evening to celebrate the fifth wedding anni versary of Mr. an3 Mrs. Henry Avery and the third wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Keith. Twelve couple were present, which constitutes the full membership. They were Mr. and Mrs. Henry Avery, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Keith, Dr. and Mrs. McRae, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Goulding, Mr. and Mrs. I. G. Stanley, Mr. and Mrs. T. J. Kaliher, Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Davis, Mr. and Mrs. O. B. Randall, Mr. and Mrs. George Boss, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Plaas and Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Stark. The greater part of the evening was passed in performing various stunts of a comical nature arranged by the "committee on de lightful diversions," and at 11:30 a supper of choice edibles was served. Select Your Seed Now We again urge that all farmers at this time consider the matter of the selection of seed for next spring. One hundred bushels of heavy, plump seed, graded from 400 or 500 bushels of grain as threshed this fall, is prob ably the best possible seed you can get for your farm. This plump seed comes from plants that, by producing plump seed, demonstrated their adaptability to your locality, and their ability to avoid injury from disease. By grading your seed you not only have heavy, plump, strong seed, but seed that has in a measure been bred for your particular condi tions.University Farm News. Not Guilty Borlin Harvath, who was accused of causing the death of a man named Balogh at a wedding festivity a few miles north of Elk River several weeks ago, was acquitted of the charge at the recent term of the dis trict court held in that village. Har vath and Balogh quarreled the former threw a rock which came in contact with the latter's head and, it was claimed, caused his death. A. G. Fagerberg, H. J. Mickelson, Zimmer man B. G. Jennison, Will Hannay, Baldwin: E. J. Johnson, Orrock Alex Anderson, T. Knudson, Santi ago, were members of the jury that acquitted Harvath. Discards "Patent Insldes We congratulate the publisher of the Wahkon Enterprise on discarding "patent insides" and printing his entire paper at home. Many years ago the publisher of the Union be came disgusted with the catchpenny advertisements that appeared on the inside pages of the paper and dis carded "patent innards," and al though the change added considerable to expenses we have never regretted the all-home print plan. It is a source of satisfaction to a publisher to know that he absolutely controls the columns of his own paper even if such control adds to his expenses. Effect of Imagination. Many years ago a man condemned to death was told by the king that if he would occupy a bed in which a man had died from the plague, and survived the ordeal, his life would be spared. He agreed, but although no one had died in the bed, his experi ence so worked upon his imagination that he died. Better always be mat ter-of-fact, and don't let your imagi nation run away with you. Trust your actual taste, and it will always tell you that golden, grain belt beers admit no superior. Secure your sup ply of Sjoblom Bros., Princeton. Marriage Licenses. November 25John T. Vernon and Ida C. Heruth, both of Greenbush. November 27Leonard M. Reed of Virignia, Minn., and Blanche S. Har rington of Princeton township. The Dates Clash. Elk River is to have an industrial and agricultural exhibit on the 8th and 9th of next month, the same dates as the Northern Development associ ation meeting at St. Cloud. ITS GREATEST NEED To Keep Inthe Van of Progress Prince* ton riust Have a First-Class Commodious Hostelry. Nnmerous Complaints Are Heard Prom Visitors as to Lack of Proper Hotel Accommodations. Since the old Commercial hotel burned down in 1905 Princeton has been without a first-class hotel. Hundreds of people yearly pass up Princeton because of its lack of hotel facilities. Strangers are continually finding fault with our town for the same reason. They wonder that a town seemingly so prosperous should not have a modern up-to-date hotel. A group of people from the north end of the county who were attending court last week were angrily discuss ing the lack of accommodation here and one of them remarked: "Prince ton ought not to remain the county seat much longer this is the third term of the district court I have at tended, and each time I have had to almost beg for a place to sleep." Similar remarks can be heard at every term of court here. There is no better opening any where in the state for a modern 50 or 60 room hotel than right here in Princeton. It would be a paying proposition from the start. A well-kept, comfortable hotel is one of the best advertisements a town can possibly have, while a town desti tute of good hotel accommodations is shunned whenever possible by the traveling public. As soon as spring opens a de termined effort should be made by our business men to secure for Prince ton a modern hotel. In this connection we notice that the Pabst Brewing company contem plates the erection of a $50,000 hotel in St. Cloud. Why not make an effort to induce one of the rich brew ing companies to build in Princeton? A Great Northern railroad official to whom we were talking said that Princeton is one of the most progres sive and liveliest little towns he had ever been in but that it has one great drawbackthe lack of a first-class hotel. "A town of this size," said he, "doing the business that it does, and with so many traveling men con stantly coming here, should have a first-class hotel. It is all very well for your commercial club to boost the town by sending out advertising pamphlets, but you know as well as I do that no town can possibly be up to date unless it has a first-class hotel with all the modern conveniences. I can plainly see that it would be a gilt-edged investment for some finan cier were he to erect such a building." Only Sl.OO to Jan. 1,1913 If you are not aUnion subscriber, why not? The Union is the oldest, newsiest and best. It thoroughly cov ers the local field and gives all the most important general news. The i on is a paper of state-wide repu tation and is classed among the lead ing weeklies of the state. You can obtain the Union from now until January 1, 1913, for $1.00. Startling News The Wahkon Enterprise of the 23rd inst. contained this piece of startling news under a black-letter heading: Special Session of Legislature. Gov. Eberhart has called the state legislature in special session, to con vene next Saturday. Railroad legis lation and reapportionment are the leading issues. Another tally for the power of the press. A Fine flece of Road Three more carloads of crushed rock for the Baldwin flats road ar rived here last week, making five in all. The rock has been unloaded by the Baldwin supervisors and will be spread upon the road next spring. If the rook is properly applied and well rolled in Baldwin will have the finest piece of permanent good road of any town in Sherburne county. She's An Extremely Foolish Woman. "There can be no such thing as vicarious atonement," announces a leading local divine. Ohwe don't know how about the wife whose clothing was pawned by her drunken husband to pay for a drink and then, when he was arrested and found guilty, paid the fine for him?Quentin in Minneapolis Tribune. Feed Grinding and Wood Sawing. Feed grinding every Saturday. We have installed a newr feed mill are ready for business. We also have a wood sawinre,rig. Charges reason- PRINCETON, MILLE LACS COUNTY, MINNESOTA, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 1911. Patronageanid y abi1 f' s. shJ? solicited. Polfuss & Repps, on Otto Polfuss' farm, 3% miles north of Princeton and 3- miles east of Lone Siding. ltp WILL BE W TERM District Court is Still in Session and Will Likely Extend Through- out the Coming Week. Ferrell Case Against Great Northern Had Not Gone to Jury When Union Went to Press. The district court is still in session and it looks at this time as if the whole of next week would be consumed in clearing up the calendar even though the judge decides to continne the night sessions. In addition to the unusual length of the calendar some of the cases are consuming much time in trial. The case of W. H. Ferrell & Co. against the Great Northern Railroad company for damages has been an un avoidably long one in consequence of the large number of witnesses which were placed on the stand. This suit was brought by W. H. Ferrell & Co. to recover something like $40,000 from the railroad company in consequence of its failure to furnish cars to move potatoes, such failure resulting in the cancellation of orders by potato buy ers at distant points and the loss of sales by W. H. Ferrell & Co. In other words, the stock was left on Ferrell & Co. 's hands and had to be sold for a mere fraction of its worth to the starch factory. The counsel engaged in the actual trial of the case are George Stiles and E L. McMillan for W. H. Ferrell & Co., and J. E. Mark ham for the railroad company, and they are among the ablest at torneys in the country. As the Union went to press, at 4 o'clock yesterday afternoon, the at torney for the railroad company, after being denied a motion to dis miss, had just commenced his plea to the jury. Cases disposed of since Thursday of last week: Aulger Rines vs. Great Northern Railway company. Suit to recover damages on shipment of car of horses. M. L. Cormany for plaintiff, J. E. Markham for defendant. Case partly tried but did not reach jury in conse quent of motion to dismiss being interposed by plaintiff's attorney. Aulger Rines vs. Great Northern Railway company. This suit, which was similar to the one preceding it, was continued by consent of the parties thereto. William Lipp vs. Princeton Mercan tile Co. Action to enforce an ac counting. M. L. Cormany for plain tiff, C. A. Dickey for defendant. Continued to next term of court by consent of parties. Mary M. Wilkes vs. Gilbert Wilkes. Divorce. E. L. McMillan for plaintiff, J. C. King for defendant. Decree granted. In re Estate of Gustav Ploog, de ceased. Action to set purported will aside. Appeal from probate court. E. L. McMillan for proponents, C. A. Dickey for appellants. Order of pro bate court admitting will to probate affirmed. Cnart Notes Court Stenographer Woodward passed Sunday with friends in Milaca. Ernest Sell horn arrived here last week from Red Cliff, Alberta. He is one of the parties to a suit pending in court Owing to the many cases to be dis posed of Judge Nye is holding court this morning, but there will be no ses sion this afternoon. Among those attending court from the lake country were Jas. Warren, J. W. McClure, Fred R. Burrell, Onamia Harry Wilkes, Chas. Wilkes, Mrs. H. Toppings, Wahkon. Harry Mott came over from Baldwin, Wis., last week, having been subpoenaed as a, witness in the case of Malkson vs. Stover and Enna Rines, and returned on Tuesday. The grand,,jury was discharged last Thursday afternoon, no other indict ments having been found in addition to the two against George Presley, re ported in last week's Union. 1 Court Stenographer Woodward will go to St. Cloud on Tuesday to report the proceedings of the district court which convenes there upon that day, and John P. Vandersluis will take his place here. Freeman P. Lane, who, with at torneys Malmberg and McMillan, are counsel for the various plaintiffs in the Soo railway cases, is here, as is also Attorney L. K. Eaton, one of the counselors for the defendant. The following, all of Milaca, were summoned to give evidence before the grand jury on Thursday: Erick Erickson, Dr. E. H. Phelps, O. J. Mattson, Emil Erickson, William Lord, August Magnuson and Andrew Skoog. A Soo line tourist car was side tracked here on Monday night, and on Tuesday morning something like 20 officials, clerks, witnesses, etc., of that road arrived here in connection with the fire damage suits pending against the company. In consequence of the sickness of Attorney J. D. Sullivan J. E. Mark ham was substituted by the Great Northern Railroad company to try its cases in district court, and it can be said for Mr. Markham that he is a particularly smooth lawyer. Court adjourned at 4 o'clock on Saturday and reconvened at 1 on Monday, and the railroad attorneys passed Sunday in St. Paul. They made the journey to and from Elk River on freight trains while their palatial cars remained here. In consequence of G. H. Pennison, one of the witnesses for the railroad company in the Ferrell case, being confined to bed, it was necessary to take his evidence at his home. Court Reporter Woodward and the attorneys secured his testimony on Tuesday afternoon. The grand ]ury, during its spare moments, indicted the sheriff, clerk of court, register of deeds, county audi tor and county treasurer, but prom ised to withdraw the indictments upon condition that each produce a box of cigars and sundry other things. Goods produced and indictments with drawn. Boy Instantly Killed Isaac Wright, son of Mrs. S. Dilley of Foreston, was instantly killed, says the Foreston Independent, in a head end collision between two trains near Rugby, N. D., on November 18. Mr. Wright was engineer on a Great Northern passenger train which col lided with a freight during a heavy snowstorm. His fireman was also killed. Tasted the Same. Five-year-old Gracie had been given a lecture by her father, who warned her not to take gum that another had been chewing. She had been to the store that morning and had bought some gum. Her five-year-old playmate. Oscar, asked her for some while she was chewing it. She said, "No, my papa said that it is not right to take anything that has been in the mouth of another person." An hour later Oscar was given a penny by his mother. He bought some candy. While eating it Gracie sidled up to him and, being very fond of candy, asked in a playful tone, "Oscar, how does your candy taste?" Like a flash Oscar replied in a victori ous tone, "The same as your gum did." Boston Record. Mothers-in-law In Dickens' Time. Nowadays it is regarded as utterly incorrect to speak of a stepmother as a ''mother-in-law." But anybody who does can plead plenty of literary au thority. "Mother-in-law" was good English in this sense as well as the other in 151G, and both Fielding and Thackeray bare it "Father in-law" is used by Shakespeare both for a wife's father and for a stepfather, and in this sense it can be quoted from Dick ens and George Eliot But the general agreement in modern times to stick to "stepmother' is a wise avoidance of confusion The American Accent. There was an American once who had been so long England that he imagined he had not only got quit of the "American manner," but had shed the transatlantic accent. He deceived many and was happy until the day of his return. "First class to Liverpool, how much?" said he to the booking clerk at Euston. "Five dollars and a half, colonel," promptly replied the clerk.London Tatler. Smashing a Proverb. "I can never marcv you," said the beautiful actress. "But," pleaded the wealthy old man, "won't you make my life happy for the Short years I will be here? I am troubled with a weak and faint heart" "In that case I accept you." And yet they say faint heart never won fair lady,. Remarkable Work. "What do you regard as the most re markable work In the English lan- guage?'* "Well," replied Miss Cayenne, "the most remarkable work In the English language that I know of is the way some Englishmen pronounce it" Washington Star. Drilling Him. "Johnny, were you beating that lit tle boy next door?" "Certainly not, pa. I was just going through some maneuvers." Who could chastise the kid after such a statesmanlike answer as that? ~LoufsvillejCourier-Journal. VOLUME XXXT. NO. 49 GIVE THANKS TODAY This is the Day Set Apart by the President of This Republic for That Especial Purpose. The Rich and Poor Alike Have Some- thing for Which They Should Be Truly Thankful. This is Thanksgiving daya day set apart by the president of the United States upon which to offer to the Ruler of the Universe thanks for the many benefits received at his hands during the past year. The year has been one of general prosperity, and the majority of people throughout the land have been bounti fully supplied with the good things of life by a kind and considerate Provi dence. It is true that there are those among us who have been pierced by poverty's shafts, but such poverty has in most instances found relief in the charitable organizations of the country and through the philanthrop ic acts of individuals. There are also those who have suffered, and are suffering, from physical ailments. But withal every one of us can find something to be thankful for, and upon this day we should remember our Creator by offering thanks for whatsoever benefits we have received at His hands. MEETS TRAGIC END. Percy Fox, Son of Mr. and Mrs L, E Fox. Killed In Wreck L. E. Fox received a telegram on Tuesday evening which conveyed the sad intelligence that his son, Percy, had been killed in a wreck between Casson and Mantorville, this state, in the afternoon of that day. The tele gram stated that the freight train on which Percy was a fireman had gone through a bridge. The accident oc curred on the Chicago & Northwest ern railroad. Percy's regular run was between Waseca and Winona. Mr. Fox left yesterday morning for Minneapolis to accompany the body to Princeton, and funeral services under the auspices of the A. O. (J. W., of which the unfortunate young man was a member, will be held in the Congregational church tomorrow afternoon at 1 o'clock. Percy Fox was 20 years old and is survived by his father and mother, four brothers and five sisters. The brothers and sisters are: Frank Fox, Madison, Wis* Louis, Waseca El mer, Janesville Albert, Minneapolis Sadie, Milaca Beth, Onamia Una, Miriam and Mabel, Princeton. Percy was an industrious, model young man who had many friends in Princeton and it is sad indeed that he was cut down in his young man hood. The Union extends its sin cere sympathy to the parents, brothers and sisters in their hour of sorrow. Doing Neglected Work "You don't cook like Mary, my first wife, used to do, Alice," he said in tones of gentle, exasperating re proof. "No it seems to me you can't cook like she used to." On another occasion he remarked: "You are not so smart at getting about as Mary was. You don't ap pear to catch on where she left off." About this time a heavy rolling pin came in contact with his head. "What do you mean by that, you?" he exclaimed in agony. "I am doing the work that Mary neglected," she replied. There was more peace in that fami ly afterward. School Report. School report, district 5, Green bush, for month ending November 24, 1911: Number enrolled, 37 average attendance, 19. Perfect attendance Joseph and Helmer Johnson, Merlyn Sager, Euselbe Broullard, Henry, Katie, Abraham and Walter Abra hamson, Raymond Anderson, Mil-1 dred Grow, Ray Robideau, Edward Zimple. L. Mae Davis, Teacher Primary Department. Number enrolled, 25 average atten-." dance, 15. Perfect attendance Thomas and Olaf Abrahamson, Julius% Anderson, Otto Johnson, Rosie Petterson, Orpha Ross Helen C. Coinroy, Principal. Bargains In second-Hand Organs One Story & Clark organ, can scarcely tell it from new, $40 one Dyer Bros, organ, walnut case, high top, $30: one Acme organ, oak case, high top, with glass, 835 one Clough & Warren organ, walnut case, $20. Five dollars discount on any of these for cash. The instruments have all been cleaned and put in good shape. You can make any kind of payments you wish on them. Ewings' Music Store.