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IN DISTRICT COURT November Term Oponed Monday With Judge C. A. Nye of floor- head on the Bench. Grand Jury Indicts S. W. Williams for Assault in Third DegreeSoo Cases Go Over Term. COURT OFICERS Judge O A Nye Clerk Robt H.King Deputy Clerk Carrie Hansmeyer County Attorney. oseph A. Eos Stenographer Philip Woodward Court Deputies Kaliher, Archie Taylor, Peter Olson and Robt Clark GRAND JURORS David Claggett John E Bleed August Haglund A Lowell Adolph Anderson Jerry Timmer A Jetsmga S O Halvorson Krick Nelson Louis Rust Joseph Youngberg Oarl Tornquist Charles Blocker A Crow James Bracken August Elgren Grant Weatherlv Peter Kronstrom August Lind E Harrington William Bergstrom Axel A Anderson E E Mollan Princeton Village Milo East Side Princeton Village Milaca Village Bogus Brook Milo Town of Milaca Hayland Town of Princeton Page Milo Princeton Village Borgholm Greenbush Isle Hartxr- Page Greenbush Greenbush Onaznia Borgholm Page Town of Milaca PfcTIT JURORS Claus Rosenberg August Moline Gustaf Anderson Fred Eckdahl William Generous Daniel Nelson William Horstman rrank Smith Royal Berry Peter Jenson N A Hagstrom August Benson George Gerth Charley Carlson Brolander Harry Benus E E Price Luther Jones N Atkinson William Almquist Henry Mohrenwiser Gust Renstrom Nels Benson Alfonso Howard Milo Poreston Page Borgholm Kathio Town of Milaca Town of Princeton Isle Harbor Town of Princeton Town of Milaca Milo Borgh olm Town of Princeton Bogus Brook Borgholm Milo Onamia Greenbusa Milo Borgholm South Harbor Onamia Milo Village of Princeton The November teim of the dis trict court convened on Monday evening with Judge Carroll A Nye on the bench. With his stenogia pher, Philip Woodward, and At tornej Sullivan, the judge airived here in Ira Stanley's automobile from Elk Ener, where Mr. Stanley happened to run onto them while they were waiting foi a train. Dep uty Sheriff Tom Kaliher, in a sten torian voice, opened court in the regulation manner and the judge called the calendar and charged the grand jury, selecting A. Lowell as foreman That bodj organized by electing Grant Weatherly of Page secretary. The evening session was largely taken up in arguing motions in the Soo railwav cases On the calendar for this term there are 33 Soo lailwav and 25 othei civil cases The giand juiv yesterday morning returned an indictment against S. W Williams of assault in the third degree Mr Williams appeared be toie the court vesterday afternoon in person and by his attorney, Charles Keith, waived the reading of the indictment The court imposed a fine of $50 00 this afternoon, which was promptly paid. This is a case in which defendant was bound ovei to the grand jury from justice court upon the com plaint of Chas. Plummer for an alleged assault, the particulars of which the public is familiar with. The cases disposed of are as fol lows S. T. Johnson vs. Mille Lacs Land & Loan company Suit to recover coniimssion alleged to be due plain tiff for sale of land. E. L. McMillan for plaintiff, E. P. Brower tor defen dant. Settled and stricken from calendar Town of Onamia vs Town of Princeton Action to recover delin quent road tax claimed to have been paid to Princeton township by mis take Eolleff Vaaler for plaintiff, E. L. McMillan for defendant On motion of plaintiff's attorney case was continued Three other similar cases, viz Town of Hayland vs. Town of Princeton, Town of Page vs Town of Princeton, and Town of Isle Harboi vs. Town of Princeton, were also continued. All cases against the Soo Railroad company, with the exception of that brought by Mar.v A Potts, have been continued over the term A Osterberg and Edith Ander son, doing business under the firm name and style of Osterberg Land Co vs. E I. Hawkins. Action to while patient and obliging, he pos enforce specific performance of con tract. Olm C. Myron for plaintiff, Eolleff Vaaler for defendant. De murrer arcued and case taken under advisement. Clayton Pearson vs. J. Travers as agent for the Mille Lacs Trans portation Co. Action to enfoice an accounting. Baldwin & Baldwin for defendant. Settled. C. A. Taft vs. Milaca State Bank, corporation, and W. J. West. Action to decide dispute over farm lease. C. J. Goebel for plaintiff, S. P. Skahen for defendant. Settled. Hansen & Son vs. Edward L. Saxon. Action to recover on potato contract. E. L. McMillan for plain tiff, Stiles & Devaney and C. A. Dickey for defendant. On motion of defendant case was conitnued. P. A. Chilstrom vs. L. E. Svarry. Action to recover overchaige on coin misssion for sale of land. E. Mc Millan for plaintiff. S. P. Skahen for defendant. Jury returned verdict for plaintiff in sum of $694, as claimed. S Waller vs. C. H. McKenzie and Fred E. Burrell. Action on breach of covenant warranty. Settled by stipulation for judgment in favor of plaintiff foi $600. Petition of Gust Rosenberg et al to adopt Cail Anderson, an adult, was granted. Eolleff Vaaler was at torney for petitioner. The court is still in session and its woik will probably consume the lemamder of the week At the time the Union went to press the grand jury was still in session and but one indictment had been leturned COUET NOTES Fred Burrell, the Onamia banker, was in attendance at court as a de fendant in a lawsuit Travers of Wahkon, the genial agent of the Mille Lacs Trans poitation companj, is attending dis tuct court Kielga of Duluth, who formerly lived in the Mille Lacs lake country, was here attending court and called at the Union office S Kimball, --bookkeeper in the Onamia State bank, and C. F. Tal bert of Onamia were among those attending court from the lake coun ti j. Yv. McClure of Stillwater Fiank Morneau and G. E. Zicknck of Wah kon and John Lindquist of Onamia were among those mtreested in court pruceedings Mr and Mrs T. E. Potts of Wah kon were in attendance at court, Mrs Potts as plaintiff in a case against the Soo load for installing a fapur track on her property A Soo coach was set out in the vards here from the regular passenger train on Tuesday evening. I brought expert witnesses on riparian rights to give testimony the Potts case Harrj Shockley, sheriff and detec tive, is, as usual, strictly attending to the duties of his office, and he has always a strenuous job on his hands at court timea thousand and one things to perform. Eobert Clark, the special deputy, is keeping the court house fiee from dust and noxious gasesthe former by means of a feather duster and the latter by adequate ventilation. Bob is a stickler for sanitation. The following aliens appeared in open court and were naturalized Olof Edstrom, Milaca township John Lindblom, Borgholm Ernest John son, Glendorado Gunder J. George, Princeton Lars E. Svarry, Prince ton. The bashful and gentlemanly Bob King, clerk of court, has no easy task to preform, but he invariably does his work so satisfactorily that no judge has ever called him down. Bob is an excellent official and the acme of congeniality. Among the attonrneys in attend ance at court from out of town were Eolleff Vaaler, Olm C. Myron, C. F. J. Goebel, Milaca J. D. Sullivan, St. Cloud K. Eaton, John L. Erdall, E. C. Carman, J. Malmberg, W. S Foster, Manley Fossen, Minneapolis Constant Larson, Alex andria Geo Spear, Duluth. Our old friend, Philip Woodward, court reporter, is recording the pro ceedings of the sessionfilling up page after page with hieroglyphics which no one but himself can deci pher, but when he transcribes them an inaccuracy is never found. We are always glad to meet Philip, and scores of poeple in Princteon will say likewise Judge Carroll A. Nye of Moorhead is presiding at this term of court. He is a level-headed jurist and, JLr*&*$i&*&m. A 3&r -Ji sesses the faculty of expediting the grinding of the law mills. Judge Nye has made good on the bench and the district is well satisfied with his work. He is one of the most amia ble men on earth to meet in a social capacity. Downstairs, in Bob King's office, is a little lady whose services it would be difficult for the popular clerk of court to get along without. She is Miss Carrie Hansmeyer, dep uty clerk, and she understands every detail of the office She is a valua ble assistant to Mr. King at ail times, but especially so when is in session, as she then has to handle all the office work, which is particularly heavy upon such oc casions. County Attorney Jos. A. Ross is representing Mille Lacs for the last time in an official capacitythat is, as its counselor at lawand he is performing his duties as usual, with credit. Mr. Eoss has been a faithful servant of the people and when he retires from office on January 1 his kindly countenance will be greatly missed in the court house corridors. It is safe to say that "Uncle Joe," as he is familiarly known, has more friends than anj'one in the county. Girls of Sixties Celebrate. One of the most enjoyable gather ings of the "Girls of the '60V was celebrated at the home of Mis Eva Keith on the evening of November 16 Four of the members have birth days this month, and these were duly remembered with pretty gifts and with booklets containing original verses commemorative of the several anniversaries For the first time in the history of the organization a man was present as an invited guest, the reason for the verv special "favor" being the fact that his (Mr. Frank Campbell's) birthday happened to fall upon the same date as that of the part} Mrs Campbell was also piesent as were Mrs Carleton and Mrs. Sinclair, friends in the immedi ate neighborhood. The colors selected for decoration were lavender and yellow, and the hostess had piovided & beautiful bouquet of chrysanthemums in these tints, together with candles, one at, each plate, and these were lighted during the meal-time The repast was most delicious and all did ample justice to its "toothsomeness," but the best fun of the occasion centered in the victim of a truly "practical" joke, a sister who had previously "ordered" her birthday gift by re marking that nothing would please her so much as a "society" apron. And the "apron" was there, multi plied as many times as there are members, so that the recipient was literally deluged by an apron "showei." She has since been "moved," bv the way, to pen the following as a sort of an apology of her seeming ingratitude. Apions to right of her, Aprons to left of her, Aprons behind her, Aprons before. Aprons from-north of her, Aprons from south of her, Aprons from east, and Aprons from west of her Still there were more' Aprons excited her, Aprons delighted her, Aprons she'd wished for, Yet now did deplore. Aprons surrounded her, Aprons astounded her, Aprons she'd asked for, And yet she was "sore." Seeming ungrateful, Even most hateful, Yet, truly, so thankful For these aprons galore! Two ot these dainty gifts came from members who are now in the far west and there was also a lovely birthday card foi each, and a dear friendly letter inscribed to the soci ety. At the close of the festivities the guests departed with the usual remembrance of a most happily spent evening. PRINCETON, MULE 1ACS COUNTY* MINNESOTA, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 1912. Fred McCIellan Hi at Elk River. The many friends of Mr. R. F. McCIellan will regret to learn that he has been quite seriously indis posed at the residence of his trother m-law. Mr. Charles S Wheaton, in Elk River since Monday. Mr. Mc- _ Clellan left here on Monday morning inevitable, time was called intending to leave Minneapolis the game was over same evening for Seattle, but he was feeling so poorly when he reached Elk River that he concluded to stop over there He has been threatened with pneumonia but at the present writing he is on the high road to recovery although still confined to his bed. WEDDINGS DF WEEK harles T. Pinz and Lena Anderson of Greenbush Married in E. Church Yesterday. Charles Bigelow, Clifford Gotten and Herman Norberg Also Take Unto Themselves Brides. At 10 o'clock yesterday morning in the Princeton Methodist Episcopal chfirch Charles T. A. Pmz and Lena court Anderson, both of Greenbush town ship, took the vows which made them man and wife. Rev. Emerson B,j Service, pastor of the church, ducted the marriage ceremony, ihard Stembach attended the and Minnie Pinz the bride, very becoming silk gown was wjjjrn by the bride and she carried a bonquet of pink carnations. The bridesmaid, who was dressed in w&ite, also carried carnations. the evening a reception was gi^en at the bride's home, where mfny friends and relatives congratu lated the young people and presented them with a number of handsome gifts After a shoit bridal tour Mr. and Mrs Pinz will be at home to their friends in Bnckton. Bigelow-Christensen. Charles K. Bigelow, son of Mr. and Mrs William Bigelow, and Florence Dorothea Christensen, daughter of Mr and Mrs Charles Christensen, were united in wedlock on Saturday evening at the residence of the groom's parents by Rev. E. B. Ser vice The bride was attended by Miss Helen Bigelow, sister of the gj.oom, and Ernest Brower was the groomsman The bride was gowned in cream colored satin and carried pink carnations and the bridesmaid vvore a dress of cream colored mate rial and also carried pink carnations. A wedding supper was served to the immediate relatives and inti mate friends of the contiacting par ties, and many gifts were bestowed upon the joung couple Mr. and Mrs Bigelow will make their home in Princeton, Cotten-Wallbridge. An announcement of the mairiage of Clifford Cotten to Bemice R. Wallbridge has been received at this office. The marriage took place in Minneapolis on Novembei 15 The young couple will be at home in Grand Rapids, Minn after Decem ber 18. Clifford Cotten is a son of Mi. and Mrs. O. A. Cotten of Princeton. Norberg-Olson. Herman Norberg of Zimmerman and Ethel Olson of Baldwin were married by Rev. Fisher at the Con gregational parsonage on Thursdaj evening, November 14 The wit nesses were Otto Olson and Anna Norberg The young people will reside at Big Lake. The Great Football Game. In one of the best football games ever seen on historic Northrop field the Wisconsin crimson triumphed over the Minnesota maroon and gold and won the western championship last Saturday by the decisive score of 14 to 0. The score, however, does not really show the relative playing strength and ability of the two op posing teams, as Minnesota played a better game than the score indicates, and in the last few minutes of play gave the stands an exhibition of game, uphill football playing and sent a scare deep into the hearts of the Wisconsin rooters. With the score 14 to 0 against them, and but a few minutes left to play, Minnesota secured the ball on their own 20-yard line after Wisconsin had failed at an attempted field goal. Using the famous Minnesota shift with deadly effect the Minnesota team rushed the ball down the field, making short but consistent gains and retaining possession of the ball. Nearer and nearer, the coveted Wis consin goal line the maroon and gold cohorts pushed the attack and the Wisconsin defense seemed ready to go to pieces before the withering assault of the Minnesota team. But here the hand of fate reached out and grabbed the fruits of this won derful piaj mg from the Minnesotans, for with the ball on Wisconsin's 9- yard lin_ and a touchdown almost and the Wisconsin brought a veteran team to Minneapolis to humble their greener and less experienced foemen and met an effense that at tithes they were unable to solve, and such a stubborn defense that their hard plunging backs were ofttimes stopped when their gains could easi- ly be measured in inches. Wisconsin won the game in the second quarter when they recovered a fumbled punt and, aided by a 15-j ard penalty on Minnesota, they came within strik ing distance of the Minnesota goal line.' From here they carried the ball over by some of the most terrific line bucking ever seen on a football field. Their second touchdown came shortly afterward on a beautifully executed forward pass after the Min nesota defense had been drawn closer in by the heavy line plunging of the famous Wisconsin back field. The game was bitterly contested on both sides but was clean and sportsman like throughout, and not a man on either side was injured. Although defeated the Minnesota team and coach deserve considerable credit for their wonderful showing against the best team in the west, and every Minnesotan who saw the battle was proud of the team that fought so gamely for their university and state in the face of defeat, and against a team that the betting public had picked to win so stronglly that be fore the game Wisconsin money at 2 to 1 went begging for takers Re poited for the Union by W. C. Doane, Deer Lassoed by Boys. A deer, pursued by several men and boys, ran down the mam street of Mora last Friday, leaping over a loaded wagon in its flight and over turning several kids who impeded its progress. I made straight for the lake, which was inciusted with thin ice, and was unable to make very rapid progress in consequence of occassionally breaking through. One man obtained a pair of skiis and ventured upon the ice, but he broke through and came near being drowned, while George Newbert started out with a boat and a gun, breaking the ice with an axe as he proceeded. He shot the deer in the back, but light-weight boys ran up with a lariat and lassoed the animal. It was then shot through the head bj Mr. Newbert, but the boys claimed it and their claim was, recognized, Haien Comes to Town. Hasten. Cravens and E. J. Elander of Minneapolis, arrived here on Sat urday evening equipped with guns, ammunition, suitcases and game bags, and on Sunday went out to Rice lake to decimate the feathered tribe They shot a few ducks, mud hens, paitndges, quail, rabbits and squirrels and returned to Minneap olis on Mondaj. An accident oc curred at the lake, however, which temporarily dampened the sports men's spirits. They drove a little too near to the lake's edge and the horses and buggy went in. A farmer with his horses ev entually came to the lescue and relieved the situation. The Village Council. The village council met in ad journed session on Monday evening and there was but little business which came up for consideration. The application of H. L. Cowles Geo. Newton, C. Herdliska et al. to have certain alleys vacated was laid on the table for fuither con sideration. Councilman Hummel contended that the giving away of village property was not in accord with the sentiment of the taxpayers. A number of bills were audited and it was found that the election expenses of the viPage of Princeton aggregated $110. Editor Casey Visits Princeton. John E. Casey, editor and pub lisher of the Jordan Independent, called on Friday for a short chat. With three other Jordan gentlemen C. H. Casey, S. L. Sly and A. M. Schaeferhe was on his way to Ogilvie in an automobile to hunt deer. John Casey prints an excellent paper at Jordan and is a booster for pubiic improvements, among which is good roads. He is a strong advo cate of the one-mill tax amendment and is elated over the fact that it carried. Wahkon Elects Village Officials. On Monday at Wahkon the citizens elected their first village officials. They are as follows: President, Henry Oby trustees, J. N. Thorstad, G. R. Ziekrick and Peter Hiller recorder, Harry Potts treasurer, John Bezanson justices of peace, T. E. Potts and K. Dann constables, Edward Kaliher and Sam Vivant. Fifty-six votes were cast H. B. Pratt and His Whiskers. H. B. Pratt of Elk Lake park was in town on Saturday and informed1 us (not for publication) that the fish lines which a Chicago firm manfac tured from his summer crop of whiskers "cannot be beaten for eithei strength or elasticity. You VOLUME XXXVI. NO. 48 see," said he, "that I am raising another crop, which I intend mow ing in the springtime, but I am afraid the hirsute will be a trifle too brittle for the best grade of line." Don't Burn the Straw. In the immediate vicinity of the village there are quite a number of strafe stacks and, we understand, the owners intend burning the same. Don't do it. If the village and town of Princeton authorities would ex pend $100 or so in strawing the sandy stretches of road in this vicin ity it would be a paying investment, one that would be appreciated by' the farmersby some of them at least. Straw on a road is not very durable but it helps out wonderfully for a time, and is 500 per cent better than the loose sand. Let us have a little straw on the roads and streets on the outskirts of the village. I won't cost much. Henry C. Waite Dead. Henry Waite, one of the oldest settlers of Minnesota and last sur viving member of the state constitu tional convention, died last Thurs day at the home of his son, Clarke Waite, near St. Cloud. Mr. Waite was 82 years old and had been a resi dent of St. Cloud 60 years. He was the first attorney to locate in Stearns county and in the early days was a member of the firm of Clarke, Waite & McClure, lumbermen, bankers and freighters. He had been a state senator, representative, and register of the land office at St Cloud His. son, Clarke, is the only immediate survivor of the family. Fred Hanscome Dies in Arizona. A telegraphic dispatch to Mrs. W. H. Ferrell conveys t*e information that Fred Hanscome, who left Princeton for Warren, Arizona, about eight yeais ago, died at the home of his parents, Mr and Mrs. Frank Hanscome, at that place last Sunday, November 17. For three years he had suffered intensely from tubercu losis of the joints and other compli cations and death came as a relief. He was 35 years of age and will be remembered by many people in Princeton, where he was well liked. Killed by Cars. Egioius Luyks, a Hollander, was killed at Onamia Monday morning while engaged in repairing a freight Car the yards. Luj ks was under neath the car when another car was backed against it. In attempting to escape from his perilous position he was crushed between the wheels. Dr. Bacon, county coroner, who was immediately called, found that death was due to fractures of the neck and base of the skull. Gross Earnings Carried. The total vote in favor of increas ing the gross earnings tax paid by railroads from four to five per cent was 184,612 votes necessary for its adoption, 174,840 majority in favor of increase, 9,972. The other five proposed amendments were defeated. To Celebrate Golden Wedding, Cards are out announcing the golden wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Richard W. Riddle at Seat tle, Wash., on December 4. The Riddles were former residents of this state and have numerous rela tives in this vicinity. Smith's Heat Market Prices. The following prices now prevail at A. C. Smith's meat market: Lard, 11 cents beef roast, 12) cents beef steak, 15 cent* veal stew, 7 cents: beef ribs, 1 cents. Other meat in proportion. School Report. Report of district 6 for month end ing November 8: Total number of pupils enrolled, 46 number of days taught, 20 average daily attendance, 28. Pupils perfect in attendance Edith Anderson, Hazel Callendar, Bertha Deuel. Gladys Johnson, Eg bert, Eleazer and Nellie Northway, Edgar Sederquist, Harry White and Grace Cone. Pupils attending 19 daysOlga Hagstrom, Agnes John son, Elmer Johnson ancl Irvin Cone. Zelpha Erstad, Teacher. School Report. Report of school in district 36 Blue Hill, for month ending Novem ber 18: Number of days taught, 20, number of pupils enrolled, 20 aver age daily attendance, 18. Those per fect in attendance were George and Dick Swearinger, Claribell Fullwiler, Oscar Wafil, Mabel and Harry Belair and Orrin Brande. Those absent one day or tardy were Maggie Johnson, Mary Kaliher, Ruth and Francis Northway, and Myrtle Wahl. Alice Taylor, Teacher. ^idb^^k