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Farm Firesi
Gleanings by Our Country
I Correspondents.
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SPENCER BROOK.
O. K. Peterson is hauling lumber
from Isanti.
Mrs. A. A. Foote is having her
house painted.
A. J. Reynolds is hauling cement
blocks from Princeton.
The farmers are all busy harvest
ing their beans, which are a good
crop this year.
Mr. and Mrs. E. Dexter visited
with their daughter, Mrs. J. A.
Smith, in Princeton last week.
Nature's greatest gift to the human
family is Hollister's Rocky Mountain
Tea. With it your family is fully
protected. Best baby medicine in
the world. 35 cents, tea or tablets.
C. A. Jack.
LONG SIDING.
Mr. and Mrs. Adna Orton and Miss
Dalen of Princeton spent Sunday at
Archie Taylor's.
A number of young folks from this
part of the country attended the Y.
P. S. social at Jacobson's last
Tuesday evening.
Miss Esther Olson and Eugene Hill,
who are attending high school in
Princeton, spent the latter part of
last week at their homes.
A great many from this part of the
country took in the county fair last
week. The sale of railroad tickets
at the Long Siding store was suffi
cient for an excellent representation.
Mr. and Mr. Payette and Mrs.
Tubman of Princeton visited with
Mr. and Mr. Wm. Lipp at this place
over Sunday. Mr. Payette brought
'his camera with him and took pic
tures.
Your blood is your life. If it's
impure it acts as a receiving agent
for diseases. Protect your health by
keeping your blood pure and rich.
Hollister's Rocky Mountain Tea, the
most effective blood tonic for thirty
years. Nothing so beneficial. 35
cents, tea or tablets. C.*A. Jack.
THREE CORNERS.
E. G. Thompson is on the sick list
this week.
Everybody around here attended
the county fair.
Miss Ida Erickson visited at Cam
bridge on Monday.
Lester King's children have all
covered from the measles.
Lafe Slaback was taken
Northwestern hospital on
for treatment.
Misses Florence Holman
lian Patten have returned
school at Princeton.
Mr. and Mrs. Charley
have gone to Virginia, Minn
it friends and relatives.
Lost, strayed or stolen, three
white turkeys and two little ones,
belonging to E. W. Severance. Any
one knowing their whereabouts will
please notify Mr. Severance.
re-
to the
Saturday
and Lil-
to their
Erickson
to vis-
GREENBUSH.
Leon Rocheford is on the sick list.
We all hope for a speedy recovery.
Mr. Reimann had the misfortune
of losing one of his horses last Satur
day.
Eugene Bernis of Estes Brook re
cently purchased Nelson Rehaume's
farm here.
Theodore Forster departed on
Monday morning for Anoka to con
sult a doctor.
A laige crowd from here attended
the Mille Lacs county fair at Prince
ton last week.
The Ladies" Aid society met with
Mrs Geoige Harding last Wednesday
and report a fine time.
Mrs. Frank Grimshied departed on
Monday ior Le Sueur Center for a
few weeks' visit with relatives.
Don't forget the grand ball at
Betzler's on Saturday evening. A
good time is assured those who at
tend.
Ross and
and Mrs.
the Hart-
Mr. and Mrs. Rant
daughter. Orpha, and Mr
Wesloh spent Sunday at
man home.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Raiche and
Misses Pearl Labbissonniere, Mabel
and Gladys Raiche Sundayed at
Rocheford's.
Misses Fedora, Julian, and Octavia
Rocheford and Albert Rocheford
were among those who spent Sunday
at Dasney's.
Mrs. Frank Blaha and daughters,
Julia and Anna, and son, George, of
Evergreen are visiting relatives and
Iriends here.
Miss Anthcnette Julian has re
turned to her home in St. Paul after
visiting the Louis Rocheford family
for a few weeks.
Church services were held in the
St. Francis Catholic church last Sun
day and Monday by Rev. Father Jos.
Willenbrink of Princeton.
Mrs. George Harding and son,
Charley, and daughter, Luverne, and
Albert Forster returned home Satur-
day from Mankato after a two weeks'
visit with relatives and friends.
The Ladies' Altar society of the
St. Francis Catholic church met
with Mrs. Nels Rehaume on Thurs
day. All enjoyed themselves.
The infant daughters of Mr. and
Mrs. Louis Mallotte and Mr. and
Mrs. J. Rehaume were .christened
on Sunday by Rev. Father Willen
brink.
An ice cream social will be given
at the home of Mr. and Mjs. Wesloh
on Saturday evening, September 28.
Don't forget the datebe sure and
come if you want a good time.
Everyone welcome.
The marriage banns of John Clyde
Robideau and Mabel Dorothy Levi
were announced in the St. Francis
Catholic church last Sunday by Rev.
Willenbrink. The marriage will take
place on September 25th at Le Sueur
center. The many friends of the
young couple wish them a long and
happy life.
The Young People's society of the
Norwegian Lutheran church met at
the Jacobson home last Tuesday
evening. The following officers were
elected: Ole Pederson, president
Mabel Jacobson, treasurer Zelpha
Erstad, secretary and Misses Randi
Pederson, Alma Johnson and Nels
Ege, entertainment committee.
ZIMMERMAN.
L. D. Carter has a crew at work
on a road near St. Francis.
E. H. Foley's road job at Spencer
Rrook was accepted on Tuesday.
Mrs. W. A. Smith went to Spencer
Brook on Sunday to make relatives
a visit.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Robertson of
Paynesville are here visiting Rob's
parents.
The home ball team defeated the
Princeton twirlers on Friday at
Princeton.
Quite a number of Zimmerman
people attended the fair at Prince
ton last week.
Quite a number of ladies were in
town on Tuesday to vote for county
superintendent.
Mrs. Ed Healy of Elk River re
turned home on Monday after a short
visit with relatives.
J. L. Robertson's team ran away
on Tuesday afternoon but were soon
caught and no damage was done.
Ernest Olson, one of our prosper
ous farmers, sold a carload of pota
toes to John Magney for 30 cents per
bushel.
BALDWIN.
Jas. Wheeler has completed a fine
granary.
Iva McCracken spent Saturday at
her home.
Katie Trunk spent the week end
in Princteon.
Miss Olga Griep and Pauline Trunk
visited school in district 31 one day
last week.
Luverne Orcutt of Arlington is vis
iting his aunt, Mrs. T. F. Mc
Cracken.
Mrs. John Mellott of Zimmerman
visited friends in south Baldwin for
a few days last week.
Mrs. Olivia Earl left on Wednesday
for Spring Brook, Wis., to visit her
daughter, Mrs. Clemons. For the
past seven months she has been vis
iting her daughter, Mrs. T. F. Mc
Cracken.
A few of Mr. Trunk's friends sur
prised him on Monday evening in
honor of his birthday anniversary.
The evening was passed in an enjoy
able way. We wish Mr. Trunk many
more birthday anniversaries.
Alice Dorn and William Stacy were
united in marriage at the home of
the bride's parents at 2 o'clock on
Sunday, September 15. The cere
mony was performed by Rev. Fisher.
Clarence Dorff and Esther Dorn were
the witnesses. On Monday evening
a wedding party was given at the
home of the groom's parents and
many were in attendance. The
young couple received many pretty
gifts and we wish them much joy.
WEST SPENCER BROOK.
Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Williams spent
Sunday at the home of A. J. Rey
nonlds.
Robert Clough and mother of Min
neapolis spent Saturday and Sunday
with friends and relatives here.
Mrs. E. Shuver of Milaca spent
several days at Williams' last week
and took in the fair at Princeton.
Lyle Morton came up from Minne
apolis last Saturday morning, took
in the fair and returned to his work
on Sunday. He is a conductor on
the street car line.
ESTES BROOK.
Miss Mahler is again in Dogtown.
No wonder Chas. looks so happy.
J. J. Knutsen is in Minneapolis
this week purchasing goods for his
store.
Arvid Lind is home again after
making his fortune in the wild and
woolly west.
Misses McEvitt, McRory, C. and
S. Sandquist, Mrs. K. Huggins,
Henry Schram and Ernie Axt spent
a few hours at H. Bemis' last Sun
day afternoon.
Come to the dance on the pavilion
next Saturday evening. A scrump
tious time assured.
Mrs. B. Strombeck returned on
Tuesday from Buffalo, where she has
been visiting friends.
Lost, strayed or stolen, a black and
white spotted pig. For reward
please, return to F. Erickson, Route 1.
Our potato buyer, J. L. Shapanski,
has returned to this town to finish
the erection of his warehouse. We
are always glad to see Joe.
OPSTEAD.
School opened last Wednesday with
Miss Gertie Budrew of Stillwater as
teacher.
Peter Olson of Eastwood is seen ill
this neighborhood quite frequently.
What's the attraction, Peter?
Four new elevator potato diggers
have been unloaded at Redtop and
brought into this neighborhood this
summer.
August Haglund has just finished
a new well, which he has cemented,
in place of the old way of stoning up
the walls. This makes a first-class
well.
Arnt Kalberg of Redtop passed by
here on his way to Malmo last Sat
urday in his auto. There he took a
party of visitors to the Berglund
home.
Joel Foster of Mora has spent a
couple of weeks in this vicinity buy
ing cattle, sheep and hogs. He has
shipped several carloads of stock
from Wahkon to South St. Paul.
Albert Haggberg of Redtop has
rented half of the farmers' ware
house at that place to use in his po
tato business. He is now ready to
handle potatoes. This makes two
potato dealers at Redtop.
GERMANY.
Nearly everybody from this vicini
ty attended the fair last week.
Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Benseman spent
Sunday in Livonia visiting friends.
Rev. and Mrs. Strauch and family
visited at the Chas. Rosin home on
Sunday.
A few of our young Dutchmen took
in the show in Princeton last Satur
day evening.
Miss Clara Schwartz of Princeton
was the guest of her friend, Miss
Elizabeth Heitman, on Sunday.
A surprise party was given at Mr.
and Mrs. Schilling's in honor of Mr.
Schilling's fifty-second birthday an
niversary. Mrs. Schilling served a
fine dinner.
Mrs. O. Walters, Mrs. R. Manke,
Misses Clara Rosin, Agnes Horstman,
Mabel Weeks, and Mr. and Mrs.
Trunk visited with Mr. and Mrs.
Jos. Hoehn on Sunday.
Fred Gerber, Mrs. Fred Danger,
and hei father-in-law, R. Danger of
Howard Lake, were here to attend
the Princeton fair. They also called
at the Wilhelm and Gebert homes.
THE PBIKCETOK UmON0THTJBSDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 1912.
LAW TO LIMIT
CAMPAIGN FUNDS
Senate Committee Expected to
Recommend Severe Statute.
WILL BE EXTREMELY RADICAL
1
BLUE HILL.
Matt Johnson put a cement founda
tion under his barn last week.
Philip Boehm, jr., is building a
new barn, 16 by 26 feet, on his farm.
George and Dick Swearinger are at
tending school in district 36 this
school year.
Mrs. Swanbro has been spending a
few days visiting her son and daugh
ter in Princeton.
John South and wife of Baldwin
spent Sunday as guests of Hartman
Camp and family.
Miss Mina Groff assisted Chas.
Grow at his lunch room at the fair
grounds during the fair.
Chas. Gaulier gave another of his
famous dancing parties in his new
barn last Saturday evening.
Miss Mabel Borneke spent
week in Princeton as dining-room I
girl at the Commercial hotel. I
a
show.
Misses Camilla and Christine
Guthormsen of Nenah, Wis., are
spending the week with Chas.
Thompson and family.
James P. Gillies of Stewartville vis
ited his father-in-law, J. G. Hutch
inson, over Sunday and looked over
the country with intentions of be
coming a settler.
Mrs. Ella B. H. Jorgenson of Min
neapolis is visiting old friends in
Blue Hill. Mrs. Jorgenson always
had a tender spot in her heart for
Blue Hill people.
A crowd of neighbors of James
Stevenson surprised him at his home
on Sunday afternoon. A little late
for his birthday anniversary but
Jim was surprised anyway.
A birthday surprise party was
given last Wednesday evening on
Chas. Taylor and James Stevenson,
whose birthdays were the same day,
at the home of Chas. Taylor in Blue
Hill. Mr. and Mrs. Stevenson were
unable to attend on account of sick
ness.
May Provide That Contributions From
Individuals and. Organizations Bo
Prohibited, the Expense to Be Borne
by the Federal Government.
Although the senate special commit
tee which is to inquire into the rela
tion between politics and business has
hardly begun its duties, it is apparent
already that the committee will sub
mit as part of its report some recom
mendations for the enactment of a
drastic corrupt practices law.
From the character of the recent
agitation of the subject of campaign
contributions and expenditures, and
the certainty that this agitation will
grow instead ot diminish when the
committee gets down to work, there Is*
no doubt in the minds of interested
men that the outcome of the inquiry
will revolutionize campaign methods
of the past.
According to what is said in Wash
ington the trend of committee opinion
will be toward governmental restric
tion of campaign expenditures along
lines that will be regarded as extreme
ly radical
Existing Statutes.
There are already several federal
statutes applying to primaries and
elections for the selection of candi
dates tor the senate and house of
representatives, and many states
have adopted legal provisions of a
sinulai character The federal act of
Jan 2(5, 11)07. prohibits corporations
"trom ma lung money contributions in
connection with political elections.'
this applying to the election of presi
dent and vice president, representa
tives in congress, and the members of
the state legislatures which choose
United States senators. The act of
June 25. 1910, provides "for publicity
of contributions made for the purpose
of influencing elections in which rep
resentatives in congress are elected"
Then there is the act of Aug 19.
1911. which was amended by the act
of Aug. 23. 1912, making more drastic
i the publicity law by extending it to
1 primarv elections
Sentiment of the Committee.
I But sentiment in the Clapp commit
1 tee. it is said, has a marked tendency
toward providing means that will
eliminate almost entirely the present
I method of running political campaigns
with funds collected from private
sources From what is now known on
the subject it is probable that the
committee will be confronted with the
[proposal to recommend that contribu
tions for campaign expenses from in
dividuals and organizations shall be
prohibited altogether, and the federal
government bear the expense of politi
cal campaigns involving the election of
presidential electors.
The suggestion is in its infancy, and
as far as known has not been worked
out to the practicable point of deter
ming the ultimate cost to the nation
or fixing the amount that may be ex
pended by any political committee
coming within the provisions of such
a law. However, the idea is being
given consideration and, while it is
too soon to forecast action by the com
1 mittee of inquiry or congress, there is
reason to believe that the proposal will
i be presented and urged within the
committee membership.
TO MAKE MAN OF A MONKEY.
Child of Highly Trained Simians May
Bear Out Mr. Darwin.
Dr. John B. Watson, director of the
psychological laboratory at the Johns
Hopkins university, has adopted a
unique method of testing the Darwin
i ian theory.
i Seven weeks ago a monkey was born
I at the institution. The parents of the
simian, who are very intelligent, had
been carefully trained by the scien
tists, and the offspring of such parents
is believed to afford a opportunity of
Otto Borneke and family and Fred determining how near to a human be-
Newman and family went to Prince- Ing a monkey can be brought
ton Saturday evening to attend the' The little fellow has not yet been
'taken from his mother, who fondles
and guards him with jealous care
When ready for schooling every effort
will be put forth to develop his mind
along lines that will tax his mental
capacity to assimilate knowledge.
MR. TAFPS GIFT TO CHURCH.
Sends Cheek to Pastor Where He and
His Mother Attended.
As a memorial to his mother. Mrs
Louisa Taft, and her work and in
terest in the Millbury (Mass.) Uni
tarian church during her life President
Taft has sent a check for $200 to the
Rev. W. T. Hutchins, the pastor, to go
toward the support of the church,
which the president also attended
when a boy.
President Taft's aunt Miss Delia C.
Torrey, with whom he lived in Mill
bury for several years, is a member
of this church.
A Year's Olive Oil.
Nearly 700.000.000 pounds of olive
oil were extracted from Spanish olives
last year. Much of this oil goes to
Ttaly. to be re-exported thence toother
countries as Italian oil
STORIES OF BRET HARTE.
His Dislike of Social Duties and Mere
Literary Friendships.
Mr. Moncure Conway in his autobi
ography gives an amusing reminis
cence of Bret Harte's proneness to
escape from what are known as "so-
cial duties." Mrs. Conway "received"
on Monday afternoons, and Bret Harte
had told her that he would be present
on a aprticular Monday, but he failed
to appear, much to the regret of some
persons who had been invited for the
occasion. "When, chancing to meet
him," writes Mrs. Conway, "I alluded
to the disappointment. He asked for
giveness and said. 'I will come next
Monday, even though I promise.*"
He had a constant dread that his
friendship or acquaintance would be
sought on account of his writings
rather than for himself. A lady who
sat next him at dinner without learn
ing his name afterward remarked. "1
have always longed to meet him. and
I would have been so different had I
only known who my, neighbor was."
This, unfortunately, being repeated to
Bret Harte. he exclaimed: "Now. why
can't a woman realize that this sort
of thing is insulting? If Mrs.
B. talked with me and found me un
interesting as a man. how could she
expect to find me interesting because
I was an author?"Henry Childs Mer
win's "Ute of Bret Harte."
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HUNDREDS ARE BUYING
The Princeton Soot and Shoe Man
lyi ULTITUDES of people are taking ad
vantage of the opportunity to buy
shoes at a mere fraction of their cost at our
Closing Out Sale
Everything in the store must go in order to
effect a complets clearance.
Buy Your Footwear Now
Solomon Long
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