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The Princeton union. [volume] (Princeton, Minn.) 1876-1976, December 07, 1911, Image 8

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I Shopping
I Days
I Before I
I I Christmas
Lowell J. Chadbourne stopped off
here yesterday while on his way to
Grand Rapids.
Denny Byers is home from Dennis,
Montana, for a visit. His friends will
be glad to know that he is prospering.
Attorney Godfrey G. Goodwin and
A. P. Yngve were over from Cam
bridge on Saturday and the Union
is indebted for a pleasant call.
The widows of the Rebekah lodge
entertained the other members of the
order at a card party in the Odd Fel
lows' hall last evening. Supper was
served and the evening was passed
very pleasantly.
W. E. Jones of Pease and H. T.
Jones of Lyndon, Wash., called at the
Union office on Tuesday. Mr. Jones
says that it is lively out there and his
businessranchingis exceedingly
Jim Stevenson of Blue Hill raised
225 bushels of prime Burbank pota
toes on a trifle over a half acre of
ground. His corn averaged 65
bushels to the acre and he had a good
crop in all of his farm products.
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\"J Wampum Brand. The Finest There Is.
E. T. Davis tells us that when
George Presley reached home on Mon
day evening a big crowd of Milaoa's
citizens were at the depot to greet him.
This would seem to demonstrate that
George is not such an undesirable
citizen as some people assert.
Electrician Randall will this week
wire the German Lutheran church and
Rev. Ahl's residence for electric
lights. Rev. Ahl believes in having
all the modern conveniences and in
this he shows his good sen'te. During
For a Good Christmas Coffee Try Ours
and Children's
Our line of coats is still very com
plete. New numbers have been added,
making our coat assortment very com
plete. We will make special conces
sions in prices on these coats in order
to close them out quickly.
The Palmer Garments
Comfort Felt Slippers
We carry a large line of Daniel
Green Felt Slippers in many styles,
and in all colors. They make very
good presents.
Mittens, Gloves, Neckties,
Scarfs, Hosiery, Cloth and
Fur Caps, Shirts, Neckties,
Sweaters, Coats, Suit Cases.
to Groceries Fine Eatables Candies
Buffalo Bill's Wild west and Pawnee
Bill's Far East great combined shows
in moving pictures will be presented
at Brands'opera house tomorrow and
Saturday evenings. These pictures
are true to lifethey realistically re
produce the two great shows above
Onamia is to have a farmers' insti
tute on Saturday, December 16.
Every farmer within reaching distance
should endeavor to be present as
much valuable information is im
parted at these institutes by men who
know from practical experience where
of they speak.
It is aggravating to scan in vain
the columns of a local newspaper to
ascertain when a train passes through
the town in which that paper is pub
lished. We should think that the pub
lisher of a local paper would, for the
accommodation of the readers of his
paper, publish the local railroad time
Ernest Sellhorn, who came down
from Red Cliff, Alberta, recently,
called at the Union office on Tuesday
and says that the brick business in
PBiKCEToy imidSr:
Holiday Opening
Will be Held at Our Store
Friday and Saturday, Dec. 8-
We will open our store on the above days with the largest display of Christmas goods ever shown
here. The entire store is prettily decorated. Large displays of useful and pretty Christmas presents.
Special china and crockery displays. Handkerchief displays. Large displays of every description.
Story Books
Home Brand, Bengal Brand, Just a Word About Coffee
his short residence in Princeton he
has created a very favorable impres
sionhis affable disposition could
scarcely have brought forth any otfcer
Our sprightly contemporary at the
southeast corner of the big pond, the
Wahkon Enterprise, is four years old
and seems to be thriving. The Enter
prise never misses an opportunity to
depict in glowing terms the advan
tages of the beautiful and fertile lake
which he is engaged in (ETanada is
booming. The concern in which he
owns an interest is also mining large
quantities o&coal and, all all, says
Ernest, prospects in Canada look
good to him.
M. Bv Mattson and Jim Stevenson
of Blue Hill offer the suggestion that
the roadmasters of the several dis
tricts of tbat town get out a iour
horse team and break a mew road
alongside the other, as it is almost
impossible for a team to turn out
without tipping the vehicle in conse
quence of the road being much higher
thaa the snow is on either side.
William Arnett, who lelft Princeton
tot Redfleld, S. D., about three years
ago, Is here visiting old friends and
will return home tomorrow. Mr
Arnett has been attending the live
stock show in Chicago. He is doing
fairly well in Dakota, but says the
farmers suffered considerably In con
sequence of the drouth this year. He
notes that many improvements have
been made in Prinoeton during his
Our Mammas Trade at Allen's
Handbags, Toilet Sets, Waist Sets, Purses, Fine Combs,
Jewel Boxes and Perfumes.
Do Your Christmas Shopping
Early and Get Best Selections
We are handling the best coffee o the market and we && not charge
you amy more than others do for poor grades.
THE REASONS We placed our orders for coffee before the advance.
A gentleman attending court from
Onamia told us that a youth of that
place called upon his best girl and
that her little brother answered the
door. The youth wore black spec
tacles and the little brother ran into
the house and exclaimed: "Sis,
that's not your fellow he's got a nair
of black eyes!" But the family bull
dog, after sniffing at the young man's
raiment, set its teeth into the seat of
his pants and dragged him into the
house. The dog knew him despite his
Fred Foley is her* visiting rela
Grandma Truas is very ill.
Wv. Berglund spent Sunday at his
home in Sauk Rapids.
Mrs. Lynch and Mrs. Foley drove
toPrinceto on Tuesday.
Miss Lehman of Dodge Center vis
ited friends hero over Sunday.
James Foley has been quite ill. Dr.
Cooney was called on Sunday.
Jay Smith went to Minneapolis on
Wednesday morning on business.
The Stendahl family spent Thanks
giving at Elk River with the Healy
A large crowd attended the Masque
rade here on Thanksgiving and all
had an enjoyable time.
Mr. and Mrs. B. S. Walker and
daughter* Mary* of Spencer Brook
visited relatives in town on Sunday.
John Uran was a Princeton visitor
this week.
T. Jensen made a business trip to
Becker on Monday.
O. G. Wold delivered stock in
Princeton on Monday.
Miss Donavan spent her Thanksgiv
ing at her home in Foley.
Mrs. Ole Larson entertained the
Ladies' Aid society on Thursday.
Miss Laura Madson has spent a
week with Mr. and Mrs. A. Abraham
son of Greenbush.
Mr. and Mrs. J. O. Odegard enter
tained their children and grandchil
dren on Thanksgiving day.
Jim Westling of Milaca is visiting
friends here. The Glendorado girls
seem to be an attraction for Jim.
Dr. Neumann of Princeton was
called out to treat a siok horse for
Cash Registers
The Children's Christmas
We have studied the matter from every view
point and have placed in stock useful presents for
children as well as for older folks. This is sure- (ft
ly more satisfactory, and will be enjoyed more
by all. With this in mind we have a store full of -J-
useful presents for young and and old. /ft
Embroidery Work of W
All Kinds
Specials at Special Prices (t
500 yds. of Satin, all colors, per yd 69c
100 yds. of Table Linen, at per yd 89c
300 yds, of Dress Flannel, all colors,
56 iliches wide, per yd 43c /f\
5000 yds. of Fancy Ribbon, at per yd 25c 'f^
I Special Prices on I(f-
All Furs
4..t..l..l..l..l..i..l.,|.,|,4 .4.4^4.^^4HiNiM4.tM|.4 i.t.4
Mixed Candies, Cream Candies, Chocolates, Bon
Bons and Caramels
Best Grades of Mixed and Shelled Nuts
Special Prices to Schools and Churches
A. Aleckson last week. The horse
stepped on a Bail and is in bad con
Mr. and Mrs. George Uran and Mr.
and Mrs. T. Knutson called on Mr.
and Mrs. L. J. Madson on Sunday.
Mrs. C. Solberg and Mrs. Isaac
Anderson have returned from a fort
night's visit to relatives in Minne
There was a big crowd at the hall
Thanksgiving night.
L. Lindgren and wife were at the
coimfcy seat on Monday.
Miss Annie Pearson visited with
Augusta Blixt on Sunday afternoon.
Erick and Oscar Newman and Hel~
dor B-iixt have taken a contract to
cut 50 cords of wood for Louis Erick
son. The boys are baching it over
at Pete Lindgren's.
Alfred Sohlin came home from Wis
consin on Monday morning. His
folks had telegraphed for him to
come aa his mother is very sick and
there is little hope for her recovery.
Millet Simonson visited in this burg
last week. What next, Millet?
Frank Guss of Biwabik visited
with friends at this place last week.
John Crook is visiting with his
sister, Mrs. Huldah Hubbard, this
George O'Donnell and wife of Foley
spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs.
Patrick Griffen.
Mr. and Mrs. H. W. Magnus and
family spent Thanksgiving with Mr.
and Mrs. Gust Dailne.
Don't forget that coasting is fine on
the Magnus hill. Large crowds
gather there every night.
Harry Case and George Balder,
who are cutting bolts and wood for
Wm. Hall of Foley, are boarding at
A number of young folks frpav
T&e Store That Serves You Best (f|
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Fruits !J1
Foley accompanied Celestine Henry
to her school in Glendorado on Sun
day evening.
A large crowd from here attended
the Thanksgiving dance at Pat Mc
Guire's at Santiago and a swell time
was had. Santiago is the place for
a good tkne.
The surprise party on Mrs. J. E.
Hughes was well attended and all en
joyed themselves by dancing until
morning. The crowd departed, leav
ing a purse of money as a re
The quotations hereunder are those
prevailing on Thursday morning at the
time of going to press:
Triumphs Burbanks.
Wheat, No. 1 Northern 92
Wheat, No. 2 Northern 90
Wheat, No. 3 Northern 85
Wheat, No. 4 Northern 80
Wheat, Rejected 73
Oats [email protected]
Barl ey [email protected]
Flax [email protected]
Rye [email protected]
Wild hay 6.50
Tame hay 10.00
Fat beeves, per ft 3c 4c
Calves, per & 4c 5c
Hogs, per cwt [email protected] $7.50
Sheep, per ft.. [email protected]
Hens, old, per ft 8c
Springers, per ft 10c
Minneapolis, Wednesday evening.
Wheat, No. 1 hard, $1.02 No. 1 Nor
thern, $1.01 No. 2 Northern, $1.00.
White Oats, 46c No 3, 44c.
Rye, 98c.
Flax, No. 1, $2.01.
Corn, No. 3 Yellow, 60c.
Barley, [email protected]$1.18.
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