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OUR Items Is Due to Your'Appreciation' Hoffman, the harness a card of greetings in the Union. It is your appreciation that has made our store growit has been an incentive to us to further efforts and greater re- sults. To give you the cheeriest and most modern drug store in this locality, if not in the whole state, is our constant aim-* Dealing at our store will bQ,a pleasure to you. Every courtesy' is offered and competent service is guranteed. Our prescrip tion work is most accurate and prompt.,-Here, you will find the best of everything that a good drug store should handle, and in addition special facilities that will please you. Our Phar macists are competent, reliable and experienced graduates. That you can depend upon us is best shown by our ever in- creasing clientele. Command us now that you moy at once get the advantage, of such satisfactory service. Open Sundays from 9 to 1 C. A. JACK TKe Rexall Druggist MM^lAllAWIlM^ Of Interest froai various tourcM. George I. Staples la the only person who la authorized to collect money due this office. In every oase the party paying money la entitled to and should Insist upon receiving a printed reoelpt. R. C. DUWM. Publisher. Kelson's photos please the people Read O. JB. Newton's new ad in this week's Union. Devyey McFarland of Minneapolis is here on a visit to relatives. Ewings' Music Store has a New Year's greeting in this number. George M. Orton of Dennis, Mont., is here visiting.xelatives and friends. Will Mirick %ent to Minneapolis on Monday to meet'"*-' da.' -'C: a friend from Flori- i Miss Grayce Brennan, who teaches in Isanti county, is home for the holidays. man, carrres- this issue of Ira Stanley went down river on land business Monday and returned the same day. Miss Nellie Tompkins of Appletoh," Minn., is a guest of her sister, Mlsi Evelyn Tompkins, Orville Morehouse returned to Min neapolis on Monday. His wife is somewhat improved. Highest market :priees paid for clover seed and timothy seed at Caley Hardware Co. 's store. 47-tfc Mr. and Mrs. E. F. Harrington are here from Zumbrota and will pass the winter in Princeton. On New Year's eve a danee will be given at Brands' opera house. First class orchestra. Everybody welcome. Miss Mildred Rutherford is home from the school whieh she is attend ing at Faribault to spend the holi days. Forty tubs of butter were manu factured at the Princteon Co-opera tive creamery for the week ending Monday. The Caley Lumber eompany carries an ad this week telling you how to save money when you need anything in its line. Mr. and Mrs. Jos. Oos and family arrived here on Saturday to spend the holidays with Mrs. John Bren nan and family. Leger Armitage came home on Sat urday night from Mankato, where he is taking a course in a business college, to spend the holidays. Solomon Long has a splendid line' of fancy slippers and other -footwear suitable for New Year's gifts. Bead his advertisement in this number. The Union wishes all its subscrib ers, as well as those who borrow the paper from their neighbors, and the people at large a happy and prosper ous New Year. Richard Hodge, son-in-law of A. W. Woodcock, and'Claude S. Morton, son qfiJJufus P. Morton of Princeton, will start a .newspaper at Red Cliff, Alberta, in January. Dr. J.k F7~'\ Kothman, optometrist, will be in to/jyn on Friday 4nd Sat urday,! January Xl and 18. Eyes examinee? arjd glasses fitted. Office .at Commercial hotel. 38-tfc You should not fail to attend the big free dance at the Long Siding liall on Saturday evening, January 4 Everybody should bring their ifeke^s and their'friends. TAt the request of AttQrney Chas. Keith the village snow plow was tfl-ought out last Friday to clear off the sidewalks. The plow should be utilized after every snow storm. With three bands playing and a big parade of citizens and children in costume St} Cloud opened its white way last ,Thursday night. The celebration was, one of the St: Cloud has ever seen. gr t. *?t -I' i Mit :i Lost,. a bunch of keys. Finder please return to Union office. Wanted, girl for night operator. Apply at Tri-State central office. Mrs. Aulger Rines passed Monday inUhe twin cities visiting friends. Mr. and Mrs. Clair Kaliher are here from St. Paul visiting relatives. A. E. Allen & Co.'s announcement in this issue makes interesting read ing. Mrs. 'Karl Tarbox left on Monday for Anoka to pass the holidays at her old home. Dr. E. Freeman Walsh was a come guest at the Dunn abode Christmas wel- over Orton & Kaliher have a change of advertiseirent this week. Don^t fail to read it. George Short was down from Mili aca on business at the court .house last Mondav.'"?,'^ ''lu'""'e'-- Dri GJ S. Neumann made a trip to St. Paul on professional' business the fote part of the week. The-Evens Hardware Co. has a holiday greeting in this number which you should read. Mr. and Mrs. George Newbert and family passed.Ghritsmas day at the: Henry Newfeert residence. The Glehdorado Ladies' Aid society will meet 'wiijti Mrs. Giibeksop bnj Wednesday, January 8, at 1 o'clock5 p. m.. _..,. Big dance at Blue Hill hall on New Year's night.' Good music and lots of barn room. ^Everybody in vited. 5 vitp/1 German services will? be held in the Princeton Swedish Lutheran church' on Sunday afternoon at 3 o'clock by Eev. Otto Strauch. A right start in life means suc cess. Then start in Mankato Com mercial College, Mankato, Minn. Send for catalogue. Lost, in village of Princeton, a ladies' gold watch with initial "F". on case. Finder please return to F. C. Foltz for reward- Please take notice that Nelson's photo studio in Princeton is open on the first and third Saturday and Sunday of each month. 22-tfc Dorothy Schlegel, who is attending the St. Cloud normal school, is home to spend the holidays with her par ents, Mr. and Mrs. John Schlegel. A large number from the country districts took the train on Monday and Tuesday mornings to visit friends in various places over Christ mas. Miss Stella Prescott of Spencer Brook passed Monday with her friend, Grayce Brennan. and on Tuesday left lor the cities to spend Christmas. Rev. Service has taken much pains in writing his special sermon for New Year. I is entitled "Th Resolve," and will doubtless prove a good discourse. The' Kaliher family de&ires^ to heartily thank the friertds who' so kindly Rendered their good sefviees during the Sickness and at the.funer al of tjhp latei,Dennis Kaliher. Saturday was the shortest day ini the yearone' minute shorter than the day preceding and following'- it. Th| sun rose at 7:49 a/ m. and set at 4:34 p. mV8 hours and 45 min- utes'-'..of daylight. "i Potatoes are coming to market very slowly, and there is but little change in general conditions. Shipments have been light during the week, Jbut it is possible that with the advent of the new-^ear, an impfove-i ment will be noticed., i On January 7 Frank Goulding will move into the office which h'asbeen used by his father, south of the' new armory^ and engage in the abstract business.. Frank is the official ab stractor for Milhv Lacs county and lhas a $uH- set of records^ If you, approach,Xi. E. Fox in the right way he,,will/ tejl you an apple story that i liable to split your sides unless yo:u encase yourself in iron hoops/1 wvw -^M*'%Wf^ft Have purchased a first-class gaso line saw rig and am prepared to do y$ur sawing at reasonable prices. Call up 198 on Tri-State phone. Henry Olson* 51-3tp Mrs. Emahuel Goss of Cass Lake, with her son and daughter, is spending the holidays with Mr. and Mrs. Chas* Dickey, Mr. and Mr& John Goulding, and other' reatives in this village. Moving picture shows will be given at Brands' opera house tomorrow and Saturday evenings. The exhibi tions will be of the very best and those who attend cannot fail to en joy themselves. The parcels post law goes effect on Wednesday, .January 1 into and with etei, in-, the local postoffice is equipped the necessary stamps, maps, and is prepared to handle the creased business with dispatch. Capt. --W A. Carleton, US, A., of Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, is here visiting his mother and other rela tives. The captain has been as signed to a post in Alaska and will leave in a few weeks to assume his duties. The use of the postoffice corridor for a loafing place is prohibited by law, and those who hereafter persist in using it for that purpose and cre ating disturbances will have to abide the result. A word to the wise is sufficient The calendars which Robert H. King has presented to his friends this year are veritable works of art hand-colored photogravures of select subjects. The demand has been large and consequently the supply exhausted. is You can still obtain Red Cross seals at Scheen's. You should not fail to place at least one on the back of every letter and on every package you send at this particular time of the year and thus assist in stamping but tuberculosis. Before ypu start for Princeton to have your picture taken be sure it is the first or third Saturday or Sunday of the month, as these are the only days you' will find Nelson, the famous photographer from Anoka, at his studio in Princeton. 2-tfc W. E. Jones,"manager.of the Po kegamaliake apiary at Grand Rapids, is here ori a Visit to his family at Bogus Brook. Mr. Jonefs has been at Grand Rapids for more' than a year- and his family will move to that place in the spring. -J-U Mrs. Dunnigan (to her husband, who was starting for town,to do Isorne shopping)"Pat,.be shure yez reihimber the Christmas sperrlt." Pat "Eejabbers, how kin 1 fergit it when me innards keep me in moind uv the sperrit all the toime?" Andrew Westling of Wyanett brought a rutabaga to town last Sat urday which weighs 23 pounds. Andrew says that while this is one of the largest grown by him he had many others which would tip the beam at from 15 to 20 pounds. The Lake Breeze quotes Dr. Phelps as saying that many of the rabbits in the lake country are affected with tuberculosis. Out of three that he shot two showed signs of the dis ease. When you kill rabbits you should make a/ careful examination of their lungs. L. S. Briggs came down to the postoffice several times during the week and his friends were glad to see him out again. He tells us that his health is gradually improving but that the recuperation of strength is a particularly slow process. We trust that ere long he will he with us again daily down town. Henry, Osear and Adena Carlson are home from Warba to spend the holidays with their parents at Long Siding. Henry is superintendent of a brick yard at Warba and is well satisfied with' the position. 'An enormous quantity of fine cream and red brick is manufactured at Warba and Wrenshall, says he. W. G. Griersoa leaves on Saturday for Redmond, Ore., to enter upon his duties as manager of a large po tato and wool warehouse. Mr. Grier son's friends are sorry to see him leave, but all wish him success. I. B. McGombs, an experienced Minne apolis accountant, will succeed. Mr. Grierson in the office of W. H. Fer rell & Co. A thousand and one dogs, says S. Winsor, have for the past week made night hideous around hfe home. No, it was not the jaclrrabbit hanging in his barn that they scented, for William Marsh reports thatthe pack of canines were also barking and fighting in his back yard for several consecutive nights. William threw a brick at one but merely struck it in the back, while Mr. Winsor threw two bricks, struck nothing and sprained his wrist. ttrF9$r..-$t@. -r^Y^-', 'jmg**&gffi-?wj^i ^HAYi "Dioimim^^eijsm ss Jennie Whitney came home on Saturday*"' from Walnut Grove, Redwood county, where she is" en gaged in teaching, school, to spend the holidays with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Elmer E. Whitney, -and friends. Miss Whitney has proven her'self to be a very successful in structor. Mrs. C. A. Spaulding, who "nas been a guest of DB. and Mrs. Cooney for some time, went to Minneapolis on Monday morning to meet her hus band, who arrived from Helena, Mont., that evening. They reached Princeton on Tuesday evening and are spending the' holidays with Dr. and Mrs. Cooney. W. H. Ferrell, Ed Saxon and W. L. Wheeler attended a special meeting of the Potato Growers and Shippers' association at the Radisson hotel, Minneapolis, last Thursday. The meeting wa^s called for the purpose of considering' rates and the firing of cars, and^a committee was appointed to confer with a railroad committee on the. question involved. People who have an idea that Rev. Fisher is afraid of work are greatly mistaken. From our office window we see him engaged in bringingaout ashes from the basement of the chiirch and carrying in cordwood for the- furnace. Then, again, he keeps the church steps and sidewalk in front, free from snow and does numer ous other chores. Rev. Fisher is* a hustler,, b'gosh. Mrs. F.S. Walker, wife of the obliging rural carrier on route 5, returned on Monday evening from a European trip extending over seven months. Mrs. Walker passed con siderable of this time in Ireland and also visited relatives in England. Her trip was a most enjoyable one and she brought back many interest ing mementoes of the- voyage. Mr. Walker, who has been filling the position of chief cook, kitchen me chanic and chambermaid during her absence, was of course overjoyed when she put in an appearance. The postoffice people have been kept on the jump during the week handling the enormous amount of holiday mail which has been sent froih this point. Never in the his tory of the' office has so much of this kind of mail been sent from here, but it was handled with dispatch. Rural carriers have also been bur dened with a tremendous number of packages. Down at the depot the fat arid jovial Joe Mossman and his assistants have been kept on a con tinual rush, and no doubt they will be glad when the holidays are oVer. Church Topics e= & ar irt-,'" & The a* ae Sunday and Weekday Announcements. CONGKEGATIONAL. Sunday, December 29 Morning worship at 10:30, prelude and post lude, anthem and solo. Subject, "The Spirit of His Son." Sunday school at 12 m. Evening services at 7:30, music by orchestra and Young Peoples' choir. Subject "Obstacles to the Christian Life.'' The pastor will preach in the Grove school house on Monday, cember 30, if weather permits. Oak De- METHODIST. Rev. Service will deliver a New Year sermon on Sunday morning and will take for his subject, "The Re solve. The subject for the evening sermon will be "What's Your Life?" Mrs. Oaley, musical director Misses Svarry and Walker, organists. Sun day school at 11:45 a. m., Adna Or to* superintendent. Brotherhood class at the close of sermon. Ep worth league Sunday evening at 7 o'clock Miss Nellie Foltz, leader. Prayer meeting Thursday evening at 7 o'clock in the lecture room. You are all invited to join in the activities of the Methodist church. MARKET REPORT. The quotations hereunder are those prevailing on Thursday morning atthe time of going to press: POTATOES. Triumphs 60(a)65 Burbanks 20@25 Ohi6s 20^25 Rose 20@25 GRAIN, HAY, ETC. Wheat, No. 1 Northern li Wheat, No. 2 Northern 72 Wheat, No. 3 Northern -.69 Oats 22(3)25 Barley 33@40 Flair .firstname.lastname@example.org J9 42@46 Beans, hand pieked email@example.com Beans, machine run firstname.lastname@example.org Wild hay 4.00 Tame hay tf.50 LIVE STOCK Fat beeves, per fi 3c 6c Calves, per fi 4c 5c Hogs, per cwt '.$6.75 Sheep, per lb ...3c@4c Hens, old, per ft 9c@10 Springers, per ft 10c MINNEAPOLIS. Minneapolis, Wednesday evening. Wheat, No. 1 hard, 84c Not 1 Nor thern, 83c No. 2 Northern, 81c White Oats, 30c No 3, 2c. Rye, 57c. rfu/No. 1,11.30. Com, No. 3 Yellow, 42c. Barley, 40c@58. rescord, s= aw*- closed. sr May 5&5&QSS$$$SQS4 Mr. and Mrs. Fred Warner of Northwood, Iowa, are here visiting their parents, Mr. and Mrs..*- (X M. Warner and Mr, and Mrs. Isaac Martin. Fred has a good position' as buttermaker in the Northwood creamerya creamery, he says that does not fear the centralizing con- -^.:^2rjc_-:.r.. of 1912* is made up and the book is 3 Remember its joys and forget its sorrows. 3 the New Year be the Brightest and Best Ever for All of Us 1 We are swinging 1913 with a determination to discount the past at every point of comparison and to make this store, more thanj ever, the best cloth- 3 ing store in this locality. =j| If you are going to see the old year out per- 3 haps you will need one of our nifty suits or over- 3 coats, the kind we sell at $10, $15. $18 or $20. 3 Orton & Kaliher f TKe ClotKiers ^iiiUiiiiliiUiaiiUlilUiUUiiiiiAUiUiiilUiiUUiiliUiiUUiUiUil A Bright and Prosperous New Year to We thank you all for your liberal patronage during the year past, and respectfully ask for a share of your favors during the coming year. i 0. B. NEWTON. ^"'XW^^^^^^^tl^^^^ NEW YEAR'S GREETINGS To all our patrons, prospective patrons and the public, in gen eral "w wish a rU.l Happy and Prosperous New Year -V*, Mr. and Mrs. Gnawing mi %i i mi^**^0 ^*%^*^P^B^^^ T"T*^ Si*: 3 3 3 V1 f,- ni *^*%*MW^ cerns because! it pays more than they for butterfat. During the month of November, the Northwood Co-opera tive creamery paid. 40 cents a pound for butterfat, but even at that tfie stockholders received a good divi dend, for the butter was rated at the highest notch in the eastern markets and brought fancy prices.