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The Princeton union. [volume] (Princeton, Minn.) 1876-1976, January 18, 1912, Image 2

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Gfte Farm Fireside*
I Gleanings by Our Country j.
1 Correspondents.
Arthur LeaDder spent Tuesday
-evening at the Kranz home.
Ole Pederson made a flying trip
to Long SidiDg on Monday.
Miss Mary Larson oaHed at the
Gilberfcson home on Friday.
Leo and Marie Schrepel attended
church at Princeton on Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. George Raiche called
at Gilberfcson's on Wednesday even
Miss Olga Reimann called on her
cousin, Miss Freda Heruth, on Sun
George Hartman returned home on
Monday from a five week's visit in
Miss Hattie Van Rhee spent Tues
day veneing with the Misses Mabel
and Irene Gennow.
Mrs. John V. Pederson and son,
Nels, called at Henry Foster's on
Monday afternoon.
Miss Ida May Schmidt spent Satur
day evening and Sunday with her
friend, Minnie Betzler.
Mrs. George E. Raieke and son,
Alonzo, were pleasant callers at C.
A. Raiche's on Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. William Hartman and
Rev. Achetkirk spent Monday at
Luther Jones' residence*
Last Friday was quite cold in this
vicinity, the thermometers having
registered 50 below zero.
Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Rehaume and
family spent Sunday with Mr. and
Mrs. E. Rehaume and family.
A new mirror has been placed in the
west school school, districts and two
new windows in the basement.
Arthur Leander, Charlie Kranz and
McKinley Gennow spent Saturday
evening at the Lindstrom home.
Wonder who the young man was
'that took his girl to the party last
Saturday evening and returned home
Mr. and Mrs. William Hartman and
daughter, Alvina, spent Sunday with
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Foster and
Rev. Achetkirk was a caller at
Henry Foster's on Sunday after
noon. He also was a caller at Theo.
Mr. and Mrs. Baullard and family
and Mrs. Patrick J. Burke were
pleasant callers at the Fradette home
on Sunday.
Miss Pearl Olive B. Labbissonniere
visited from Saturday evening until
Monday morning with her friend,
Agnes Fradette.
The Misses Ida May Schmidt and
Minnie Betzler and Frank and Hugo
Betzler spent Sunday afternoon at
the Lindstrom home.
Miss Mabel Peterson was pleasant
ly entertained by her friend, Miss
Hattie Van Rhee, from Saturday
evening until Monday morning.
The Misses Pearl Olive B. Labbis
sonniere and Agnes E. Fradette, also
John and Eddie Fradette, spent
Saturday evening at the Sohrepel
Miss Minnie Betzler gave a sur
prise party at her home on Saturday
evening in honor of her brother
Hugo's seventeenth birthday anni
versary. The evening was spent very
pleasantly in playing games of vari
ous kinds and dancing. At 12
o'clock a lunch was served, after
which amusements were resumed until
4 o'clock, when the guests departed
-home declaring they had had a fine
time and wishing Hugo many happy
returns of the day.
Mrs. Rudolf Heruth, who has been
ill, is much better at the present
Joe Seifert is ill at present and in
a very critical condition. We all
entertain hopes for his recovery.
The Misses Irene and Mabel
Gennow, who spent their vaca
tion at their home, have left. Miss
Irene has returned to St. Paul, and
Miss Mabel has resumed her duties
as teacher in Maple Ridge.
Mr. Graham was in town on busi
ness Saturday.
Mr. Skully made a flying trip to the
cities on Friday.
Martin and Fritz Perman drove to
iElk River on Monday.
Frank Graham spent Sunday with
Ms parents in Princeton.
Sheriff Iliff and wife of Elk River
were in town on Thursday night.
Mrs. J. Morrison and L. D. Carter
were passengers to Elk River on Fri
Miss Nettie Patchin of Princeton
^pent a couple of days in town last
Although it was very cold Friday
sight there were 40 numbers sold at
the dance and all reported a very nice
The cold has been something ter
rible, causing much troub'e and
MBtaattataMmo ,.r, ^jasw&.^A.t,.*,
suffering. George Foley is one of the
viotims. He had to have his
mustache amputated on account of the
R. E. Lynch went to Minneapolis
on Thursday and returned Friday.
He purchased a fine team of horses
from the Minneapolis Brewing Co.
Since disposing of his store Jay
Smith is getting very industrious.
He is buying all the unpicked beans
he can find and puts in his time
picking them overpreparing them
for market. He is getting quite hump
backed bending over the table.
Friday morning Harry Pratt and
Albert Burgett, two of the husky men
in town, got into a scuffle which lasted
fifteen minutes without a fall. In the
afternoon they met in the M. W. A.
hall, dressed in wrestling attire, and
there were about 20 spectators.
Harry beat his man two falls, the first
in six minutes and the second in eight
minutes. Pratt says he is now ready
to meet all comers.
Chris Minks was a school visitor
last Friday afternoon.
Ray Halstrom shot and killed a
large wolf near the old Bernt
Anderson place last week.
Rev. Lambkin left on Wednesday
after a week of meetings which were
held at P. C. Van Someren's.
John By] was called to the bedside
of his dying father at Chicago and
left for that place on Thursday.
Albert Riebe, sr., was at Milaca on
Tuesday to attend the meeting of the
Glendorado Farmers' Mutual Insur
ance company.
Jerry Schlee has bought the wood
on a couple of acres of river bottom
land from A. Riebe and is busy
cuttingit down for fuel.
It seems that we are living in the
vicinity of the north pole these days.
What's the matter with the weather
man? Does he need a spring tonic?
Miss Louisa Kaufert, who intends
to leave again soon for Minneapolis
to finish a course of instruction in the
art of dressmaking, visited with Mr.
and Mrs. M. Newman last Sunday.
Last week when the Union came to
hand the thermometer was at 48 below
and made true the prophesy of one of
the correspondents, who said "Cheer
up, folks, the worst is yet to come."
By the looks of the pieces of a sleigh
along the main road here somebody
had a breakdown or runaway last
Wednesday night. We were unable to
find out who had the misfortune.
Albeit Reibe celebrated his fifty
second birthday anniversary last Fri
day and in the evening a number of
relatives and neighbors came to wish
him many happy returns of the day
and to help make merry.
The school board has bought a
splendid large lamp for our school
room, which will serve the district
well at all of the meetings and enter
tainments for which the school house
so often and ably serves.
Rev. C. Larson of Princeton will be
here Sunday evening and the meeting
in district 12, Woodward Brook, will
begin at 7:30 p. m. Rev. Larson will
conduct a series of revival meetings
here and we hope everybody will
attend. Remember, then, Sunday
evening, January 21, at 7:30, and each
evening of that week the meetings will
continue. All come.
Andrew Kalberg is in Minneapolis
on business this week.
Peter Sehlin was in Aitkin on busi
ness the fore part of the week.
Peterson Bros, of Eastwood will be
in this neighborhood pressing hay in
a few days.
Word has "reached us that Fred
Carlson, formerly of this place but
now in the far Canadian west, is
getting along fine although it is a
little chilly out there60 below zero.
We are all glad to hear that the Carl
son family are getting along well.
The annual meeting of the East
Side Telephone company was fairly
well attended and the following
officers were elected: John Haggberg,
president Peter Sehlin, vice presi
dent P. W. Swedberg, secretary
treasurer Anton Swedberg, director
and general manager Algot Williams
and John Kalberg, directors. The
company is in fine shape financially
and has over 70 phones on its line
and connects with outside companies
at Aitkin and Wahkon.
Art Campbell called at the Egge
home on Sunday.
Mrs. Archie Lambert and children
were callers at the Campbell home on
Roy Fiero and his cousin returned
to the former's home in Wyanett on
A card from Adolph Egge, who is
attending school at Austin, says he is
getting along finely.
Several of our young men started
to attend a birthday party on foot one
cold night last week. They walked
and walked, and some fell by the
wayside and returned home. The
rest pushed on and had a good time,
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but the next day they were kept busy
doctoring frost bites.
Roy Winkleman and wife of Prince
ton were calling on acquaintances in
Baldwin on Saturday.
We understand a large quantity of
potatoes has been frozen during the
cold spell in this locality.
The last two weeks have been very
severe on all kinds of live stock and
that with poor shelter has suffered
Herb Campbell was a caller at the
Murphy home one evening last week.
Mrs. Murphy's health has been quite
poor of late.
Henry Murphy is an enthusiastic
local politician and last week, when
he sallied forth to obtain pointers
upon the political situation one of his
feet was frozen and he is now apply,
ing arnioa and baking powder to the
unfortunate member. It appears that
Henry sat by the wayside while he
espoused the cause of La Follette.
The man with whom he was arguing,
however, stood on his feet and did
not feel the effects of the 40-below
temperature. Mr. Murphy is certain
ly a strong republicanif, of course,
La Follette can be rightly placed in
that party's ranks. Some refer to
La Follette as a mugwump and others
as a Grover Cleveland democrat.
Mrs. Fred Bach is still on the sick
Philip Bier was a Princeton visitor
on Saturday.
Ed. Olson has been on the sick list
the past few days.
Mrs. M. Gau called on Mrs. W. Pit
mon on Monday afternoon.
Joe Kuhn called on his nephew, M.
Gau, on Sunday afternoon.
Mrs. Philip Bier was a caller at the
Gau home Saturday afternoon.
Henry Papenhausen was a caller at
the Gau home on Monday evening.
Mr. and Mrs. Matt Gau entertained
Miss Dema Liskey from Saturday to
Mr. and Mrs. Morris were pleasant
callers at W. Pitmon's on Sunday
Mrs. Clarence Young called on her
sister, Mrs. Louis Henschel, on Mon
day afternoon.
Mrs. M. Morris, who has been visit
ing Mr. and Mrs. Bert Young, has
returned to her home.
Frank Springer was breaking a colt
last Sunday.
Henry Grams is helping August Ott
haul hay this week.
Now is the time to haul your logs*
while sleighing is good.
Geo. Pothier was sawing wood for
Mrs. Erouse last Monday.
Alfred Springer froze his face twice
last week while going to school.
Wm. Redman was a pleasant caller
at Herman Griep's last Sunday night.
Herman Frase was here from Min
neapolis hunting a few days last week.
The Crown Creamery Co. held its
annual meeting last Saturday night.
Miss Ida Lemke was a pleasant
caller at John Whitttlof's last Friday
Wm. Redman, the good old tailor,
is here from Minneapolis for a short
A couple of women folks have been
fishing on Blue lake every day for the
last two weeks.
Henry Lemke and Eric Kersten
went to Minneapolis this week to have
some dental work done.
Miss Ida Lemke left for Minne
apolis last Monday after a three
weeks' visit wih her parentis.
John Whittlof has bought a new
cutter in which he took his wife out
riding last Sunday for the first time.
A number of young folks from here
attended the dance at Ereeb's last
Saturday night and a good time was
Ted Schulte arrived here last
Thursday from North Dakota for a
three months' visit with friends and
Joton Daline visited at Halvorson's
on Monday.
Grace Davis spent last week with
her friend, Mae Bachelor.
Ethel Magnus and Laura Mattson
are employed at the Ed Indrehus
Huldah Hubbard and son, Thomas
made a flying trip to Foley on Satur
day afternoon.
On account of the cold weather and
deep snow school in district 33 was
given another week's vacation.
School started on January 15.
Born, to Mr. and Mrs. Ed Indrehus,
a 10-pound boy. Since birth the
baby has not been expected to live.
Dr. Freeman is in attendance.
H. W. Humane of Maywood died
from pneumonia last Wednesday. He
leaves a wife, and baby girl two
weeks old, besides a host of friends to
mourn him. From boyhood he had
been a faithful christian and was a
Sunday school superintendent and
teacher for many years in Oak Park.
A private Institution which combines all the
advantages of a perfectly equipped hospital
with the quiet and comfort of a refined and
elegant home Modern in every respect No
insane, contagious or other objectionable cases
received Rates are as low as the most effi
cient treatment and the best trained nursing
will permit.
H. C. COONEY, M. D.,
fledlcal Director,
NELLIE JOHNSON, Superintendent.
Every Day Except Sun
day Until May 1
Flour and Feed for Sale
Prices Reasonable
H, F. HOLTHUS, Prop.
Should Use
S different from
because more
care taken in the mak
ing and the materials used are
of higher grade
Black Silk
Stove Polish
rub off ordust off. and the shine lasts four
times as long as ordinary stove polish.
Used on sample stoves and sold by
hardware dealers.
ULw ask is a trial Use Jt on your cook stove,
your parlor stove or your eras range It you
don. trftnmtthe btstovepolish you ever used,
yourdealerfs authorized to refund your money.
I nstst on Black SHk Stove Polish
Made in liquid or pasteone quality.
Sterling, Illinois
is, 1912.
Panel Silo
and steel in its con
struction INSURING
strength, tightness,
rigidity, RESULTING
in the most practical
silo made
i Mfg. Co.
RUFUS P. MORTON, Princeton, Minn.
Sole Agent for the Townships of Princeton,
Greenbush, Milo, Milaca, Bogus Brook and
Borgholm in Mllle Lacs county, and Baldwin,
Livonia, Blue Hill, Orrock and Santiago in
Sherburne county
t9~Send for a 48 Page Illustrated Catalogue.
Grain Separating
Ename on grates,
roisters, stove pipes-Prevents rustinnickel Blac Sil Metal Polish for silver or
ss. It bus no equal for use on automobiles
S Good wholesome recre
ation combined wrth a mild
stimulating tonic will
greatly aid nature in mak
ing a strong, healthy body.
Malt and Hop Tonic
contains all the nutritive
ingredients necessary to
create rich, red blood and
new tissue.
fl Digesto builds body and
Every Drop a Help to Health
Farm Mortgages,
Insurance, Collections.
First National Bank
ot Princeton, Minnesota.
Paid up Capital, $30,000
A General Banking Busi
ness Transacted.
Loans Made on Approved
Capital $20,000
..o. Banking Business
Interest Paid on Time Deposits.
Security State Bank
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Interest Paid on Time De
Foreign and Domestic Ex
S. S. PETTERSON, President.
T. H. CALEY, Vice Pres.
J. F. PETTERSON, Cashier.
M. M. Stroeter will conduct farm auctions either on commissioa
or by the day.
Princeton State Bank
i"M"l"t"t"M"M '1IH
Princeton, Minnesota I
Capital $32,000 Surplus $4,000
I JOHN W. GOTJI^DING, President G. A. EATON, Cashier I
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I Farm Lands Farm Loans
ricMMan & Stanley I
Successors to
1 Princeton, Minnesota
We Handle the Oreat Northern Railway Co. Lands $
I Farm Loans Farm Lands
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If You Are in Need of a Board or a 3
gE Load of Lumber see the 3,
Princeton Lumber Co.
We can sell you at a lower price =3
than any other yard All that 3
E we ask is that you will call and 3
sr give us an opportunity to con- 3
vince you SP 3
GEO. A. COATES, rianager 3
Florsheim Shoes
The Princeton Boot and Shoe Man
arc sole agents for the Florsheim
Shoe in this town. Any man who
puts his money into a $4.50 or $5.00 Flors
heim Shoe need not wonder if he will get it
out again. This shoe never disappointed a
wearer. We have also the
Buster Brown Shoe
for children, and many other good brands.
Come in and see for yourselves.
Yours truly,
Solomon Long
amafc MMM*
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