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THE PRINCETON UNION BY R. C. DUNN. Publish** Evety Thursdat. TERMSSI.00 PER YEAR lit ADVANCE. SI.25 IF NOT PAID IN ADVANCE. OFFICE: FIRST ST., EAST OF COURT HOUSE. Q. I. STAPLES, Business Manager. THOS. H. PROWSE, Editor. 1 A daily says that Boston to begin a crusade against lats. This is the first intimation we have received that the esthetic Bostonese ladies wear them. Mr. Bryan and Mr. Watterson should now cease those bitter person al attacks upon one another, bury the hatchet, and go to work for their party's presidential nominee. A daily newspaper tells us that "Goveinor Wilson will keep a close watch on campaign contributions.'' Sensible man. Treasurers of cam paign funds will invariably bear watching. Being a "schoolmaster," Mr. Wil son will know how to use the rod on the obstrepeious boys in the senate. He should commence his term by giving each and everyone of them a sound thrashing. In an editorial in his magazine La Follette praises the work of Br\ an at the democratic national convention. The majority ot democrats, however, appear to maintain the opinion that he made an ass of himself. No more appropriate place than Reno could have been chosen in the state ot Nevada to launch the third party movement. Its prize-ring as sociations harmonize perfectly with the sentiments of pugnacious Theo dore. How is this for a sample of monu mental egotism? "The Lorimer fight was my fight, and the victory is my victory." These are the words attributed to Colonel Roosevelt when informed that Lorimer was ousted from the United States senate. Minnesota may have a Clover count}, embracing 27 townships^in the southern portion of Cass with an assessed valuation of $2,300,000. and with Pine River as the capital. With a name of this sort, and an appropriate name at that. Clover county should become famous. James Roach, who s"eeks the re nomination for secretary ot state of Kansas, has circulated a novel cam paign card. I is a photograph of his seventeen children and beais the legend, "Seventeen reasons why I seek the renomination." To place your money on Roach would be a safe bet. people to fanaticism at reM\al meet ings. Theodore the Infallible will not be satisfied to have republican electors vote for him, he wants a bian new party of which he will be the chief corner stone and the whole works. Heavens, if the superlative egotist should be "gathered unto his fathers'' what would become of the country? There was a decrease in, the popu lation of France during- last year of road unless provision is made for its trious grandfather, the 34,869. If this thing long continues Germany will step in and propagate the species. maintenance Milwaukeeans have shown their gated to the background and eventu good taste by forbidding the playing ally abandoned of ragtime b\ the park bands. Rag time is not music, but a jumble of The Stearns county board of com- notes that grate upon the educated misisoners last week passed a resolu ear. I however answers its purpose Having learned Govefndr Wilson's attitude regarding1 tio in places: for instance, it impels which road overseers in several of union/ labor, and being satisfied therewith, Samuel Gompers will proceed, to put in mo tion machinery which will prove a big factor in the presidential cam paign. Sam GompersJ' controls more votes than any man on the American continent. Representative Murdock of Kansas has introduced into the hous,e 'a "pure fabric bill," which provides that all clothing shall be labeled so that purchasers may know whether they are buying wool, cotton, silk, shoddy or admixtures of various sorts, and provides a penalty for violation. A law of this sort should prove of much value'to the public. made When the scribes and pharisees de manded that Jesus enforce the is about Mosaic law against the poor adulter- anmo answered among you let him first cast a stone Months ago the Union went on record as favoring the election of Justice George L. Bunn to the su preme bench. He served as one of the Ramsey county district judges from 1897 until 1911", when he was appointed to the supreme bench to succeed the late Justice Jaggard, and he is recognized by lawyers generally as one of the ablest jurists in the state. There is no reason wh\ Jus tice Bunn should not succeed him self. A call has been issued foi a mass third party state convention to be held in St. Paul July 30 for the pur pose of electing twelve delegates to the Roosevelt ratification and glori fication pow-wow at Chicago on August 5. The easiest way to ac complish the defeat of Taft is to vote direct for Wilson. Voting for Roosevelt will bring about the same result. But the more manly course for dissatisfied republicans to pursue would be to come out openly in favor of Wilson. "There is nothing to prevent Theodore Roosevelt from becoming president and ruining the business prospects of the country permit ting the 'good' trusts to multiply a hundredfold,'' says a North Dakota paper. Yes there is. The people can prevent it, but if they are fools enough to elect this interloping up start to a position which he would transform ino a dictatorship they will have to take the medicine which thej give him an opportunity to compound. There are strong indications that in the couise of a half century we shall be compelled to obtain the services of an interpreter if we wish to converse with visitors from old Ireland. The revival of the Gaelic language is going on apace and thousands of children now use it in everyday conversation. If the country obtains home rule, which at this time seems probable, the English language will likely be rele- condemning the manner in the roads and leaving them in an un finished condition, and giving notice that unless such pieces of road be re paired and future work done in ac cordance with the instructions of the Jim Mufflin, a wealth^ Phila delphian, has shocked the silk shirted aristocrats of his town resignation land Stat Roads commission i Willl the ^forces iin the William. require $161,000 to oil and keep in of Sonora5 Mexico, means that the from Illinois. He was found guilty good condition the state highways of Madero campaign against the rebels of resorting to corrupt methods and that state this year, and Maryland is is not proving such a success as the practices much larger than one of our daily papers would have us believe It is As a military tactician General Gar not northern Minnesota counties. a waste of money to construct a good baldi is said to be equal to his illus not have resigned. A fellow in New York has insti essthat she should be stonedHe tuted proceedings against a teleeraDh J, rrtet that ^v,,,,,* *_ _!_.__ without sin compan_y for alienating his fiancee's affections. I seems that he wired at her.'' Not a stone was cast. only those members of the senate whose skirts were clean had voted to sage she received read unseat Lorimer he would still have been a member ot that body. If the girl to whom he was engaged, I love you tnTOiroi- an the mes- sent back his ring and letters and place for an idiot sends mush as that over the wires. townships-are tearing up the tion without opposition, and if nom inated there will be no question of election An old subscriber writes us: se state highway commission, no ap propriations will be made to the cratic papers as you do from the re towns not complying with the order For taking this step the commission ers are entitled tp the commendation following: We find that the opinions THE PBiyQETON UlSnCWs Tmifc&pAY, JULY 1$ 1912. According to the estimated made The /resignation General B/avote^f^ t6' the tatted [would be tetter for the boys than by the chief engineer of the Mary- uiseppe Garibaldi as commander of States'senate on Saturday unseated (recall or referendum or a change in i Roads ftnTfiml&Rinit nfAVOTnmont.^fnwoe +U,%state *-_.*- TIT4114 i you clip as many of your Walt Mason 'Opinions of Editors' from the demo- publican. Why do you do this? For various reasons, among them the ii *TTT a of all persons who use the public of democratic editor^ embody equally ways, we'ud have thorough- highways. as the, republican editors quotations muc' common sense as do those readers art opportunity to make com by parisons of political opinions demo announcing that in the forthcoming cratic editors do as much to enhance ways ended if exhausted orr the pike historical pageant he will drive a dumpcart. He says that his ances tors started his fortune by operating garbage wagons, and he "doesn't care a d who knows it, as honest labor is no disgrace.'' We like Jim's style. Were many of the snobs, who will ride in heraldic emblazoned automobiles in the pageant, to por tray faithfully the occupations of their ancestors, they would be attired as ragpickers, hod carriers, organ grinders and convicts, and trudge along on foot. the progress*of the country, by advo- eating good roads, intensive farming, *-v,o*- -4. i* 4. that it confines itself to republican papers cerpts th Lorimer, junior senator san securing his election. The investigation of the charges against Lorimer has dragged over a long period of time and cost the Italian country thousands of dollars. While liberator, and had he seen the re- there can scarcely be a doubt that he roads^propositTon. We all favor good motest chance of success he would is deserving of the sentence passed upon him, there are in all probability members of the senate who obtained their seats by the same tactics as those pursued by him. Th Granit Fall Tribun has xiic vrrmnutJ uaus ATlDUne nas starte upo it fo such Among the names attached to a call for a convention in this state to elect delegates to the Bull Moose Chicago convention appear those of Hon. H. H. Dunn and Hon. J. F. Jacobson. Both good men but affected with Roosephobia. They will lecover. Mr. Dunn, however, denies that he authorized the use ot his name: he does not favor a third partv. He proposes to remain a republican. Anyhow, Dunn and Jacobson may support Roosevelt or the devil and our good opinion of them will remain unchanged. In a quotation from a country paper in the Duluth News-Tribune this sentence occurs: "Just as Clapp's rulings gave the guberna torial nomination to Bob Dunn." The reference is to Clapp's ruling in the lepublican state convention of 1901, when he rightly held tnat a contested delegation could not vote on its own contest. Mr. Clapp's rul ing did not give Bob Dunn the nomination, for he had a clear ma jority of ovei 40 delegates regardless of contested delegations. Mr. Clapp's sympathies were not with Bob Dunn in that fight as was evi denced by his appointmenti of a seven to six committee on cre dentialswith the seven against Dunn. There is one state executive officer who should have no opposition at the primary election at least. We refer to Hon. Lyndon A. Smith, the present attorney general. When Goerge T. Simpson resigned last January, Mr. Smith, who tilled a subordinate position in the office, was appointed to succeed him. Mr. Smith has quietly performed the duties of this important office in a highly efficient manner. There is nothing spectacular about Mr. Smith, but he gets results. In many respects Mr. Smith is like the late H. W. Childs, and Minnesota never had a more thoroughly honest, con scientious and efficient attorney general than Mr. Childs. There should be no opposition to Mr. Smith in the republican party. He has richly earned the republican nomina hirtiet +.0 "T lnvo vmt on/d 1 4-1 tinri f 1 i_ existence and "Oltd Put,h" as J. I leave you Putnam is familiarly known to the forever." Consequently the girl newspaper boys, has been at its helm th whol COUNTRY-SATERS. READ THIS. Ho! ye wind-jamming country saving patriots, read this little poem Temperance union in prose by the poet philosopher 'If the men who save the nation in the old accustomed way, piling verbal byways, dump thei- elocution i veruaa uyways, cramp uneir eioeuxior wares an astun o" fares'" isplendidt an us opinion is worth reprinting it repro- "delusions,- f*^ thT Plattonns ar paper republican,s democratic, and a chance teos brood and swear socialisticwiicLiiei or prohibitionmnnn tendency. for the selection of its ex uiii dfeeds r^t^hnnn^nn^t..^^ energy expendeedf conventions and fifth, Htfo ma in Sherburne or any the like would shamefulfl hav nal Wind ?'see' im Host winCHhviCTag'Sv!e StaliAriiila IT nn+-~u *-u Ti_j. Schedulde( roa(Js oL. tha i mHea lished a good paper.t has pros annexed herself to another chap. Thp statp hncr hnnsp ic tv,o ^uo- ne guuernaTOnai candidate who Ihe state bug housewhs is erecting a commodious new print ing office which is nearly ready for occupancy. "Put" is reputed to be a semimillionaire. but were he a multimillionaire he would still fol low the newspaper business. The Union hopes that he may live to giind out editorials for another 30 volumes of the Tribune. Lorimei. speaking in his defense befoie the senate last week, took" oc casion to throw some hot shot, in the shape ot sarcasm, into Theodore Roosevelt. He chaiacterized the ex president as "the custodian of all the morals of the country, private and public." Of the $1,900,000 fund raised tor the republican presidential campaign in 1904 Senator Lorimer said: 'Of course not a cent of this enoromus sum could have been con tributed by the predatory wealth of the country. Surely all of it was the free gift of the common people of whom this man is the great cham pion. No malefactor contributed to that fundonly the common people of whom he was the guardian." Lorimer's attack was based on the testimony given by George B. Cortel you before a senate committee which showed that Roosevelt's campaign fund in 1904 was contributed largely by the trusts. It is unfair to judge any profession by a, few of its unworthy members. There is hardly a flock without its black sheep. But the Union repre sentative blushed a crimson red when a city reporter remarked to him in St. Paul one day last week: I have just come from the capitol, and Mr. (naming one of the state officers) informs me that he may not file for the republican nom ination. He is a poor man and can not afford to squander any large sum for the nomination, but some ot you country editors are making life a burden to him. We knew well enough what the reporter meant. There are mercenary city as well as mercenary country newspaper men, but we would fain believe they are a small minority in both city and country. No stigma should attach to reputable editors or publishers be cause of the avariciousness of a tew hireling scribblers. K. Catch theW^ndy: JimsJ* sen and send! 'em out t6 drag ay %the Musoffice Favorf fo fo up, without vacation, heaps of Ian guage day by day, would forsake the composed of the towns of Baldwin AU -U- 1 T-. _T_ At i A I lir/^VJn -na-I ^.j u^uuuj novo, v*cdd nave spieuuiu wijuiougu ~-"-ef"*- "M^UOJ 10 anvc LVJ upo nig Better roads in all directions -tha is 'wha TM country needs f ^^H. 'LMri*'- but we do not make connections ^with Shefburnejcounty that stands more from demdcratic editors- grve our tn io*~ .jji. U...L. that is tphatt, .hi c/inntnt nAtrf highways, and there is no district in f**? iT* t ,leaS^t Wind Jims hav blundered through etc., as the republican editors ,the their stunts at Baltimore. That's Union is not guided by party poli- the way men save the nation in tics when it selects articles for re- these foolish,, futile years, holding a i_. 1^,, 7-i H'CIJ, wasiji/it tnefor peoniesn exrvej brfnXrt S !aT, allAU duce itofwhether it i found in a ^~4 A time the tool of the bosses?West uv,c ii IL is a hot air they giv us i confusion g. ,~.Taft Ah it isallthousande a pitiess that we The i on is not so straight-laced inne 1on hav thu roao connecting cities beats a thousan yeas 0 wind Poitic abroad REFRESHING AND GRATIFYING. There is one issue upon which all politicians agree, and that is good roads. When they get crowded by the quick changing issues of the day it is easy to tall back on the good and there is no mental reservation in declaring where we are at.Elk River Star-News. The thoughts of the great-Souled progressive editors and statesmen are so engrossed with the"'d.nj' weightie affairs of state that is really re- O ie iiut freshingeand4-extremelydeigns to rovemen pu i the proper pered in the newspaper business and declares for Taft will find himselt gratifyingmen- find on them who to tion such a trivial matter as the im of our public highways SEVERAL MAYS. The gubernatorial candidate buried very, very deep in the primary.Cambridge North Star. And the republican gubernatorial candidate who declares against Tatt and who may win out at the primary election may fall outside the breast works on the fifth of November. Pease's Tribute to "Sim" Farrington. I mourn the departure of a long time hiend in the death of Simon A. Farrington, who died June 20th. Away back in 1864-5 I became acquainted with "Sim, "for that was the name he had amongst the old and young. Many a night in the old Winslow hou^e at dances he plajed the clarionet and was considered one of the best in the state. All classes loved Sim Fjarrington for he was a kindly, genial gentleman, and the young folks always rejoiced when he appeared in the orchestra. For years past he has made Anoka his home and no one who ever knew him but was impressed with his worth and goodness. He has gone to a better land, where melody and music will greet him. Many an old resident of St. Anthony will remember with pleasure S. A. Farrington.Gossip in Anoka Union. Don't Give Your Note. Farmers, h^w^ often has the Union warned you not to be 'taken in by oily-tongued sharpers? Don't give a note unless for value received. Do not take any stranger's word for it. Your note is the same as money. Would you hand a stranger a hundred-dollar bill simply for the asking? Your note for $100 is the same as $100 in cash because you will have to pay tnat note, and perhaps interest additional. If a stranger offers you a bargain in machinery, goods or merchandise. pa\ him when you receive the goods, merchandise or machinery and not before. If you are dealing with a well-established house, although it may be a mail order house, that is another matter 'you risk nothing there. But for mercy's sake don't be a sucker and don't give your note to a compara tive stranger for future favors to be rendered. No Steanf Roller Tactics Here. The national prohibition conven tion, held at Atlantic City, adjourned last Saturday night after nominating Eugene W. Chafin of Arizona for president and Aaron S. Watkins of Ohio for vice president. Each nomination was made by ac clamation after a single ballot had indicated the preference of the dele gates. At a session of the new national committee of the party W. G. Calderwood of Minnesota was de feated for re-election as secretary by Mrs. Frances Beauchamp, president of the Kentucky Women's Christian Road Improvement. county commissioner Tonm Looney of Baldwin has filed the fifth commissioner district in Sherburne county. The district is /"\.-<p>Orrock. ~1 i Livonia and The presen.t commissioner, is Mr. A. B. Carlson of Orrock Loone ithe thundered unless he is earnestly in favor of im tn alive to necessit-Mr.bettering of public high other county,nshould be chosen for the position of county^ commissioner i need of bettef roads than the The Tool of the "Good'' Trusts. Col. Roosevelt Says he is going *to lead the "people's government." Well, wasn't it the people's govern men whichhele seve and their pledgesg are .f hal oo years wa mostly pillagre when it! isn'tl foolish Wilson. The others are dead timber noise a good highway to our village this trip.Le Sueur News. dur i tha or Wilson. The News does not favor a third party movement. There is no crying is demand for ,it. Vote for Taft or zi* wm, gf^TfF*vf I OPINIONS OF EDITORS I The "Niggers" Know Something, Too. Even after months spent in Africa, the colonel could not control the "nigger" vote.Le Sueur News. A ~*No Necessity for Third Party. A third party must be founded on something more substantial than a personal grievance. Little Falls' Herald.. But Backsliding Mose Will be There. Col. Roosevelt will hold a conven tion of his own in Chicago on August 5. There will be no contested nor fraudulent delegates there.Eden Valley Journal. Reasons for Suspicion. The way republicans all over the country are lining up for Wilson is making democrats suspicious. They argue that a man who is so eminent ly satisfactory to the republicans, can't be much of a democrat.Red W ing Daih Eagle. Sizing Up Samuel. Sammj Goidon may as well hang up his fiddle and his bow. I is only the treacherous demagogue that will go back on the head ot the republi can ticket while still using that ticket to feather his own poJitical fortunes.Janes\ille Aigus. 2 An Important Omission. Minnesota has a lot ot candidates, for governor, running on all sorts of platforms, from anti-Taft to 'cheaper feed for the people.'' They have overlooked one important item, and that is cheaper gasoline for the auto boys.Heron Lake News. Their Main Prop. The mam prop on which the third party promoters appear to be attempting to stand is the idea that all men are rogues, rascals, thieves and bosses but us. And when one recalls that it takes a rogue to catch a rogue, what then becomes of the prop?Little Falls Transcript. Don't Neglect the Roads. In the building of good roads it is not enough to attend to them once or twice a year and hope they will tend to themselves the rest of the time. An hour or two on the road in front of vour farm after a hard rain will put it in condition for use again without the formation of the ruts which make driving hard and cut up the highways.Belle Plaine Herald. $- 4* $- Not a Beauty but a Statesman. Frank Eddy is not very much to look at. He will never win a first premium in a beautv show, but Frank has a head that is filled with brains and good common sense. If the voters of Minnesota send him to congress as congressman-at-large they will have a representati\ there who knows the ropes thoroughly. Mr. Eddy has already sened several terms in congress and knows all its ups and downs. The office of con gressman-at-large will be for one term only, without a doubt, and we would like to see Mr. Eddy get the honor. Winnebago Cit Enterprise. *5* A Horse of Another Color. Five candidates are running for governor, all calling themselves re publicans. Thej are Gordon, Lee, Young, Spooner and Eberhart. Of these Gordon and Lee have pro claimed that under no circumstances will they support Taft. while Young thinks it would be consistent with republican party loyalty to support Wilson. This simmers the list of re publican gubernatorial candidates down to twoSpooner and Eberhart. These have not found it necessary to parade their party disloyalty by bolt ing Taft and are presumably Tepubli cans still. I is apparently up to re publicans to choose between the two, and if one of the first, three be nominated, follow their precept and examplevote for the democratic gubernatorial candidate. Preston Times. Hqd. Just Found it Out.u Regarding the noise the republi cans are making about the 'stealing' of the nomination, a thing which has occurred time and again hereto fore without much fuss, one is in clined to place republicans in the category with the Irishman'1 *H who licked the Jew. Ari Irishman once met a Jew on the street and im mediately started to beat him up unmercifully. Of course he landed in court., In reply to the question as to why he bad beaten the Jew he replied that the Jews had killed our Savior. The court informed him that event had occurred over eighteen hundred years ago, where upon Pat replied: "It don't make any difference^ I just found it out. Just so with the republicans-all over the country. They have just found out that the interests have always been stealing the nominations and they are going to lick them.Cass Lake Times.