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EASY FORTHEVOTER It is as Easy to Vote Under the New Primary Law as it Was Un- der the Old Law. System is Complicated for the Clerks and the Returning Officers but Not for the Voters. Many voters are under the impres sion that voting at the ensuing prim ary election will be fearfully compli cated. Nothing of the sort. The second choice feature of the ballot need not trouble any one. There is a column in which the voter can re cord his second choice by placing an mark opposite the name of the man who is his second choice for the office. For instance: There are six candidates for the republican nomi nation for governorEberhart, Lee, Spooner, Young, Gordon and Falk. The voter wishes to vote for Eber hart, but if Eberhart should not be nominated he would like to see Lee win. Then the voter simply puts an mark opposite Eberhart's name under the caption of "First Choice Vote for One" in the first column, and an mark opposite the name of Lee in the second column under the heading of "Second ChoiceVote for One. By so doing he exercises the right of first and second choice. That is all there is to it. Just make an extra mark. If the voter does not care to exer cise the right of second choice, he need not there is no compulsion about it. Where there are only two candi dates there can be no second choice, for the voter must vote for one of the two candiadtes. The second choice only applies where there are three or more candidates for the same office. Hence, we repeat, there is nothing in the second choice feat ure that need alarm or mislead any one. Of course, the second choice feature may, and undoubtedly will, entail considerable extra work on the clerks and judges of election and on the returning boards, but that does not concern the voter. All that is required of the voter is that he mark his ballot properly and the clerks and returning officers will do the rest. There is one other feature of the primary election ballot that is new and to which we wish to call the at tention of the voter, and that is the class provision. Under the new primary election law, where two or more candidates are elected at large, the candidates' names appear in classes: and the voter must remem ber that he can vote for only one candidate in each class. If he votes for two candidates in the same class his vote does not count for either candidate. Take the 45th senatorial district, for instance: There are three members of the legislature to be elected on the republican ballot there are four candidatesThomas H. Horton and Isaac F. Walker are candidates in class No. 1 Andrew Davis in class No. 2 andE. C. Dunn in class No. 3. The voter has the right to vote for three candidates, but he cannot vote for both Horton and Walker. A vote cast for Horton and Walker will not count for either to have his vote count the voter must vote for either Horton or Walker. Davis and Dunn have no opposition in their classesclass No. 2 and class No. 3. Hence if the voter desires to vote for three candi dates,and he has a right to vote for threehe must vote for either Horton or Walker and for Davis and Dunn. If the voter should put an mark opposite the names of Hor ton, Walker, Davis and Dunn his vote would count for Davis and Dunn but not for Horton or Walker. By voting for Horton and Walker, they both being in class No. 1, the voter nulli ties his vote as far as Horton and Walker are concerned, for he can vote for only one candidate in each class. We hope we have made it clear to the reader. To recapitulate: Mark your ballot as you always have marked it if you have a second choice, that is, if A is the man you want nominated but if you can't get him you would like to have nominated, then place an mark opposite A's name and also place an mark opposite B's name in the sceond column. That is all there is to it. And, remember, vote for only one candidate in a class. There are classes for the legislative ticket on the republican ballot and for the associate justices of the su preme court on the ballot. may ask forrepublican, democratic, prohibition, public ownership or socialist-labor partyhe is also en- then their teams must exert every titled to vote a non-partisan ballot, and it is the duty of the judges of election to hand a non-partisan ballot to eatch voter. We repeat, the new primary law need cause the voter no uneasiness it is just as simple as the old law. But it is expensive to the taxpayers and complicated for the clerks and judges of election and the returning officers. An Appeal for Western Isanti. An appeal to the voters of Isanti county, signed by numerous residents *bWIy' of Wyanett Spencer Brook and Stan- T^ ford, in behalf of Mr. I. F. Walker 1 ISAAC F. WALKER. for representative, will appear in all the newspapers of that county this week, and the Union has also been requested to publish the same which is as follows: TO THE VOTERS OF ISANTI COUNTY. Since 1884 western Isanti county has not had a representative in the legislature. During those 28 years the east end of the county has been continuously represented in either the house or senate: Hon. H. F. Barker of Cambridge, house in 1887 Hon. Daniel Anderson of Cambridge, house in 1889 Hon. G. Wahlund of North Branch, house in 1891 and in 1893 Hon. John Sederberg of Isanti, house in 1895 and 1897 Hon. H. F. Barker of Cambridge, senate in 1899, 1901, 1903 and 1905: Hon. T. H. Hor ton of North Branch, house in 1907 and 1909. At the primary election in 1910 a Cambridge man was a candidate for senator, and another Cambridge man was a candidate for' the house, but both were defeated. This year western Isanti has a candidate for the legislature for the first time in 28 years, I. F. Walker of Spencer Brook. His opponent is Hon. T. H. Horton, who has already served two terms in the legislature. North Branch -has had virtually four members in the past 20 years. We have not a word to say against Mr. Horton. But Mr. Walker is a representative farmer and, to say the least, in point of ability is the equal of Mr. Horton. We think, in all fairness, western Isanti county is entitled to the representative this year, especially so when we have such an excellent can didate as Mr. I. F. Walker. Wint Barnum, C. W. Morton, J. D. Bengtson, Fred Moody, Chas. Babb, James McKenzie, O. W. Blom quist, C. G. Thompson, A. A. Babb, G. L. Wilson, E. B. Erickson, Wm. Hass, Clark Severance, J. E. Chap man, A. Johnson. The Value of Good Roads. Road conditions in the vicinity of Anoka are no better than in the vi cinity of Princeton according to the Anoka Herald. That paper says: "Farmers claimed that the road conditions about Anoka were such that they could take a few cents les a bushel in other towns and make money every trip by the bigger loads which they could haul. There is scarcely a road leading into the city of Anoka today which is really passable for a team moder ately loaded with potatoes! We need the potato business here and must go after it retaining what we already have by improving the highways leading into the city. Double the quantity of farm produce may readily be mar keted in Anoka if the roads are made passable and buyers are on hand to take the produce when it arrives." It is a notorious fact that. the _ worst roads are to be found within non-partisan or near to the limits of villages and cities. Out in the country, in many JSO matter what ballot the voter localities, farmers have fairly good Elevator roads to travel, but when they get within sight of their market town muscle to haul loads over execrable roads. This is a condition of affairs that should be remedied, in the vi cinity of Princeton at any rate. Let us make the. approaches to the village passable for loaded teams no matter what the cost. Will Make No Personal Canvass. Mr. Elvero L. McMillan has not and will not make a personal canvass of the voters of Mille Lacs county in his candidacy for the office of county attorney. has his Village Council. The village council met on Tues day evening in regular monthly ses sion and disposed of the following business: The village scales were disposed of to Jim Hartman foi the sum of $162.50, that being the highest bid received. It was decided to hire men by the day to put down the new planking on the East and West Branch bridges and to begin work next Monday. A petition was presented asking that two electric lights be placed on the Coates' road, but the council, having no wires strung in that local ity, decided to lay the matter on the table. The auditing of a number of bills concluded the work of the session. The Right Kind of a Judge. Clerk of Court FlygareThe ditch business has increased Judge Quinn's work at least one third. The judge has taken a deep personal interest in all matters pertaining to ditching and has become an expert in the business. It is not an unusual thing for him to drive to remote parts of the county to personally inspect the work and he has become a perfect terror to contractors. If things are not going to suit nim he orders the work all done_qyer, regardless of the fact thatTit may*"e1nfaii an expense amounting to hundreds of dollars. Fairmont Sentinel. Attractions at Opera House. Commencing this evening, Thurs day, September 12, and continuing three nights, Myrtle Vinton and her company of 12 people will appear at Brands' opera house in feature vauderville specialties with an entire change of program at each appear ance. Miss Vinton carries her own symphony orchestra composed of musicians of ability. A dance will be given each evening after the show. People's popular prices25, 35 and 50 cents. Smith's Meat Market Prices. The following prices now prevail A. C. Smith's meat market: Lard, 11 cents beef roast, 12^ cents beef steak, 15 cents veal stew, 7 cents beef ribs, 7 cents. Other meat proportion. PRINCETON, MILLE LACS COUNTY, kllSNESOTA, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 191&* impors ou W1\} cld the tuning on his part. He says: "The voters, more especially the farmer voters, are too busy at this season of the year to be annoyed by candidates for office. Besides it is distasteful to me to make a personal canvass and importune voters for their sup port. The voters of the county are perfectly competent to choose a can didate for county attorney without urging or soliciting by any one, and I am willing to leave my candidacy in their hands. If nominated and elected I shall endeavor to discharge the duties of the office of county at torney to the best of my ability Lewis Robideau's Barn Burns. Last Thursday morning a barn on the farm of Lewis ftobideau, in Greenbush, burned to the ground and its contents were also consumed. Mr. Robideau had made a smudge to keep mosquitoes from the cattle, but before he went to breakfast, as he thought, he put the fire out. How ever, when he came from the house after his morning meal he discovered the barn to be in flamessparks from the smudge had evidently ignited it. He, his son, Harvey, and neighbors endeavored to extinguish the fire, but were unable to do so. Seven stacks of grain stood within 25 feet of the barn but these were saved from destruction. The barn, upon which a small insurance was carried, was valued in $750 the contents of the building, harness, farm tools, etc., were uninsured. at in Farmers, Take Notice. I have made the necessary arrange ments to handle all the rye you1 may bring in and will continue to p4y the market price. P. J. Wikeen, Manager St. Anthony & Dakota S IR IN FULL SWING Twenty-First Annual Fair Promises to Outclass Any Exposition of I Like Nature Held Here. iqvernor Eberhart, Congressman Mil- Ier and Hon. L. C. Spooner Will Address Gathering. A cursory observation of the exhib which have been placed in posi at the fair grounds and the ac tivity prevailing in the various de partments give evidence that the twenty-first exposition of the Mille L4cs Argicultural society will sur pass in excellence that of any pre vious year. The busiest scene is, per haps, at the agricultural hall, where the superintendent has all he can do listing the products of the soil which are being brought in, and the large room will no doubt be well filed with exhibits. Mille Lacs made no ex hibit, as a county, at the state fair, but it is now demonstrating that it can surpass any section in the north west in the production of vegetables, grain, etc. The farmers are alive to their best intereststhey believe in patronizing their home fair, and thus show their appreciation of the efforts of the Mille Lacs Agricultural society. its tion "f ^announce hi lth Tannounced any There is a splendid display of fruit on exhibition this year, with a large variety of the finest apples we have ever seen. In the horse barns are some of the finesst animals that have ever been entered for competition here and the number is larger than upon any for mer occasion. Notwithstanding the horse barns have been much en larged, it looks now as if there would be none too much room. There are also many dairy cows and calves, as well as beef cattle, on display. The farmers in this section are rapidly improving their herds by the intro duction of blooded sires. A very attractive display of honey is on exhibition, one of the faetures being colonies of bees under glass, ^hictf show the manufacture of Ifyney and the incubation of the busy little1 workers. In thejbread and pastry depart ment is displayed an excellent selec tionthere is a larger variety than ever before placed on exhibition at a Mille Lacs county fair. In the department of domestic manufacture the fancy work,laces, embroideries, etc.,is profuse and cannot fail to prove an attraction to those artistically inclined. The industrial exhibit will be large and many firms will be represented. In the poultry department will be found some of the best bred birds in the country. The superintendent will cheerfully tell you all he knows about the different breeds, and he is an expert in this line. The amusement features will be numerous and varied, and include a moving picture show and a merry go-round. Governor Eberhart will deliver a nonpolitical address this afternoon, Congressman Miller tomorrow and Hon. L. C. Spooner on Saturday. All we need now is propitious weather to make the Mille Lacs county fair the best ever. Following is the program of sports and attractions: Thursday, September 12Trot or pace, half mile heats, farmers' horses only, best two in three. Purse $35, divided into $15, $12.50 and $7.50. Four to enter and three to start. Fifty-yard dash, fat men's race, contestants to weigh 220 pounds or over. First, $4 second, $2 third, $1. Ladies' egg race. First, $3 sec ond, $2. Hurdle race, blindfold. First, $3 second, $2. One hundred yard dash for boys, 15 years old or under. First, $3 sec ond, $2. Free-for-all pony race, half mile heats, best two in three. Purse $25, divided into $12, $7.50 and $5.50. Four to enter and three to start. Address by Governor A. O. Eber hart at 2:30 p. m. Demonstration on tuberculosis ii cows and on hog cholera serum by veterinarian from the state agricul tural department. Ball game, Long Siding vs. Prince ton. Purse $50. Music by Princeton brass band. Friday, September 13Trot pace, half mile heats, farmers' horses only, best two in three. Purse $35, divided into $15, $12.50 and $7.50. Four to enter and three to start. Address by Hon. C. B. Miller. One hundred yard dash, free for all. First, $6 second, $3 third, $1. Tug of war, Princeton vs. World. or Winners, $15. Automobile race, Ford cars. First $5 second, $3. Running race, free for all, half heats, best two in three. Purse divided into $15, $12.50 and $7.50. to enter and three to start. Free-for-all, trot or pace, mile heats, best two in three. Purse $200, divided into $100, $65 and $35, Four enter and three to start. Ball game, Zimmerman vs. Prince Purse $50. Music by Princeton brass band. Saturday, September 14Amateur driving race, trot or pace, mile heats, Mille Lacs county horses, best two in three. Purse $100, divided into $50, $35 and $15. Four to enter and three to start. Free-for-all, running race, half mile heats, best two in three. Purse $35, divided into! $15, $12.50 and. $7.50. Four to enter arid three to start. Fifty yard sack race. First, $3 second, $2. Fifty yard wheelbarrow race. First, $3 second, $2. Fifty yard three-legged race. First, $3 second, $2. Ladies' throwing base ball for dis tance. First, $3 second, $2. Address by Hon. L. C. Spooner at 2:30 p. m. Free-for-all slow race, one heat only. Last horse under wire wins first money, second last horse under wire second money and third last horse under wire third money. Four to enter and' three to start. Purse $25, divided into $12.50, $7.50 and $5. Ball game, Crown vs. Princeton. Purse $50. Music by Princeton juvenile band. Entrance fees for all races 10 per cent of purse. Same to be paid to Fred C. Keith before 1 o'clock of each day's races. Races start at 1:30 p. m. each day. In case of rain the association reserves the right to races off. Attractions each evening of at Brands' opera house. mile $35, Four to ton. TOUTME call fair Shooting Tournament. 'Royalty lends its sanction to the annual tournament of the Dominion of Canada Trapshooters' association and the event attracts both shooters and spectators from all parts of the dominion as well as from the United States. This year the big meet was held at Montreal, August 20-23. American-made ammunitionRem ington-UMCwas used by S. G. Vance, who won the amateur cham pionship of Canada, the premier number of the strong program by Roland Day, who was awarded the Earl Grey cup, presented by the governor general of Canada, and by several other winners of important competitions. Chicken Season Opens. On Saturday the season for hunting chickens opened and many a sports man arose before the cock announced the dawn of day to hasten to the stubble fields. Some went forth in automobiles, others in horse-drawn vehicles, and some trudged into the country on foot. The slaughter was frightful in some sections while in others not a feather floated in the air. However, the greater portion of those who went out with guns and dogs did not return empty-handed the poor marksmen negotiated with their more successful fellow-hunters for a share of the sooils. Manke-Jentzen. Fred Manke and Miss Pauline Jentzen were married at St. Paul at 5 o'clock on Tuesday afternoon. The groomsmen were Otto Manke and Fred Manske and the bridesmaids Miss Lena Bezen and Mrs. Oscar Weir. Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Weeks, Mr. and Mrs. Reinhart Manke, M. L. Wheeler and John Gilman were in attenadnce at the wedding from Princeton. The bride and groom will reside in Princeton. Mrs. Belsem's Millinery Opening. The ladies of Princeton and vicini ty are respectfully invited to attend the millinery opening at Mrs. Bel sem's store, which commences today and continues throughout tomorrow and Saturday. A full line of ladies' early fall trimmed hats of the latest styles will be displayed. Lowest prices in town. itc Prof. Farmer Finds Lost Relatives. Prof. A. N. Farmer, who is known to many people in Princeton from the fact that he conducted two terms of summer school in this village, re cently discovered his mother and sisters, from whom he had been sep arated since 1882. The following press dispatch tells the story: Cincinnati, Sept. 5.What is per haps one of the most interesting chapters in the life of Prof. A. if. Farmer, formerly of St. Cloud and XXXTI. NO. 38 Minneapolis, Minn., came to light here today, when it became known that after thirty years' separation from his family he has become re united to his mother and three sis ters and one brother, and finds out that his name is not Farmer, but Newstedt. In 1882 Prof. Farmer, orNewstedt, came to this country with his father from Hungary. Ten days later he was lost in New York. He drifted to Minnesota, where a family named Farmer took him and sent him to school. At the age of 16 he was teaching school. At the age of 31 he was at the head of the St. Cloud schools and today is with the New York state board of health in an ex pert capacity. The reunion came about while Prof. Farmer was at a banquet at which lost children were mentioned. Some one ventured to guess that Mrs. Max Silverstein of Peekskill, N. Y., was a sister of Prof. Farmer. Inves tigation made revealed that this was true. He hurried to Peekskill and while there telephoned his sis ter, Mrs. Goldkassel of this city. He then found out that his mother, his brother, Otto Newstedt, and an other sister, Mrs. Lena Beller, also lived here. They are now on their way to Peekskill, where Prof. Farm er is visiting Mrs. Silverstein. On Thanksgiving day, in this city, the party will gather at the home of Mrs. Goldkassel, where an old-fash ioned family reunion will be held. The father is dead. Lieut. Gen. MacArthur Dead. While recalling the deeds of the Twenty-fourth Wisconsin volunteers in the Atlanta campaign, Lieutenant General Arthur MacArthur, U. S. A., retired, dropped dead from a stroke of apoplexy at Milwaukee last Thursday. An Art Critic. An actor who is known as Lew is of German descent, and Ms father speaks broken English. Lew says the old gen tleman went to a big art gallery re cently and came home greatly en thused. "Saw a tine painting. Louis." he said. "You did?" *'Yes. it was a fine onehuntrets of people looking at it It must haf been word a huntret dollars, sure." "What was its name?" asked Lew. "Dot I can tell you not. but it was a fine picture." "Describe it to me." "Veil," said the old gentleman, "there as three fellers. Von vas playing the fife, von vas playing the drum, and der other hat a headache."New York Telegraph. He Was Sarcastic. Dubbleigh's car lay flat on its side and deep in the mud in the freshly plowed field, having skidded off the road, through the low stone wall, to get there. "Ah!" cried a passerby from the roadside. "Had an accident?" Dubbleigh tried to hold his tongue. but the strain was too much for him. "No, of course not," he replied cold ly. "I've just bought a new car and brought my old one out here to bury it Got a pickax and a shovel in your pocket you could lend me? I can't seem to dig very deep with my motor horn."Harper's Weekly. How Apes and Monkeys Differ. What are the differences between apes, baboons and monkeys? Apes are such as are destitute of tails baboons have muscular bodies, elongated muzzles, and their tails are usually short monkeys are those whose tails are in general long, some of them, the sapagos. having prehensile tails, which can at pleasure be twisted around any object and thereby, in many instances, answer the purpose of an additional hand."Reason Why." A Quaker Oath. Two small boys in a family of Friends, writes a contributor, had a disagreement, during which the elder boy became very much incensed. Finally, no longer able to control himself, he took his brother by the shoulder and shook him, with the ex clamation. "Oh. thee little you, thee!" Then as the enormity of his offense came over him he said, in a changed voice. ."Don't tell mother I swore." Youth's Companion. Ingratiating. "This is the fifth time you have been brought before me." said the judge se verely. "Yes, your honor," smiled the of fender. "When I like a feller I like to give him all my business. You see" "Sixty days." roared the judge.Har per's Weekly. Fame. Fame is the inheritance not of the dead, but of the living. It is we who look back with lofty pride to the great: names of antiquity, who drink of that!^ flood of glory as of a river and refresh our wings in it for future flight.Haa-* litt I i \f '^X-^i^^r&frv j*^*ii cki- I 1st: "'m 3* r3? .-Si