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GOING SOUTH OOHtQ HOBTH
6 00am Sandstone 826pm
Brook Park 7 50
Mora 7 30
.Ogllvie 7.05 pm.
...Book 6 50p.m.
Mllaoa 6 4
6 40 am
7 Oo a
720 am
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7^5 a m.
8 10 am
22 am
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8 43 am
9 03 am
9 30 am
9 57 a
10 4.2
11 15
Pease (f)
(f) Stop on signal.
PRINCETON?
jgLVERo
8 13
6 03
6 00pm
5.55 5.35 m.
5 09pm
4 46
4 00 pm.
3 30
Long Siding
Briokton (f).
.Princeton
Zimmerman..
Elk River
Anoka
Minneapolis
St Paul
ST. CLOUD TRAINS.
GOING WIST. GOING BAST
10 00 a Milaca 6 15pm
10 09 a Foreston 6 08
11 36 a St Cloud 4.50
WAY FREIGHT
GOING SOUTH I GOING NORTH
Daily, except Sun Daily, except Sun.
8 30 am Milaca 2 10p
9 30pm Princeton 1 00
10 30 Elk River 10 30 am
3 00pm Anoka 8 00a
Any Information regarding sleeping
oars or connections will be furnished at
any time by
J. W. MOSSMAN, Agent.
Princeton, Winn.
MILLE LACS COUNTY.
TOWN CLfiHKS.
Is BrookA Franzen Route 2, Mllaoa
BorgholmGeo. Hulbert l, Milaca
East SideO Anderson Opstead
GreenbushJ Grow 1, Princeton
HaylandAlfred Johnson Milaca
isle HarborC Halgren Wahkon
MilacaO E Larson Milaca
MiloR N Atkinson Foreston
OnamiaDa\ Id Larson Onamit
PageAugust Anderson Star Milaca
PrinoetonAlbert Kuhfield Route 2, Princetor
KathioE E Dinwiddle Garrison
South HarborChas Freer Cove
VILLAGE RECORDERS.
rover Umbehocker
W A Erickson
Sylvan Sheets
EugeDe Gravel
Princeton
Milaca
Fores toi
Onamia
NEIGHBORING TOWStS.
BaldwinHenry Murphy Princetot
Blue HillM Mattson Princetor
Spencer Brook-O W Blomquist 3 Princeton
WyanettOle Peterson 2 Princeton
LivoniaE A Smyth Zimmermai
SantiagoGeo Roos Santiagc
DalboJohn Sarner Dalbr
BradfordWm Oonklin 3, Cambridge
StanfordA N Peterson St Francis
Spring ValeHenry A Olson 5 Cambridge
PRINCETON LODGE
NO. 93, of
Regular meetings every Tuesd
ning at 8 o'clock.
A ANDERSON,
OTTO HENSCHEL, K. R. & S
Lotus RUST, Master ot Finance.
Princeton Homestead No 1867
Regular meeting nights sec
ond and fourth Wednesday
in each month
TARBOX,
Cor and of A
DARRAGH, Foreman
PROFESSIONAL CARDS.
f|EORCie PRENTICE ROSS,
Undertaker and
State Licensed Embalmer.
Disinf ectldjf a Specialty Rural Phone No 30
Princeton*, Minnesota.
R. D. A. McRAg
DENTIST
Fell
W
S
B1
0Ck
JTVR. F. L. SMALL,
rfftftf
L. MCMILLAN,
LAWYEB.
Townsend Building.
Princeton, Mln
DENTIST.
'Offlcehoura 9 a tol2m 3pm*o5p.xn.
Prince^?
A Allen & Co Store
CALEY. D..
Q.
R0S
S
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON.
Offlseand Residence over Jack's DrugStort.
rel Snni, 35
Prinoeton,
Minn
BUSINESS CARDS.
A. ROSS,
E.
FUNERAL DIMBOTOB.
Will take full ohargeof dead hnii ~v
'desired. Oofflns and calked ofthe ufel? .gX
*always .n stock. Also Springfield tetalios
Denier in Uonanente of all kinds.
a A Ross, Prinoeton Minn Telephone No at,
HigH CASH Prices
FOR.
Hide* Fin, Felts, Etc
&%"- srsaf fesswaa
tesft&sz TSKWS&SE
Green and Green Salted Cow Hides 18 to tt*e
JHsllttoVs. Quick RM
'Trapper^ Supplies at Lowest Prices
List and Catalogue Free
Price
N. W HIDE & PUR CO.
Eat. r8po HlinneapoHs, /Van.
spent Friday afternoon with Mrs.
Charley Raiche.
Misses Selma and Clara Sandquist
and brother, Dave, have gone to Wis
consin for a visit.
Miss Florence Gramer is spending
her \acation with her friend, Miss
Ltiverne Harding.
Louie Peterson expects to leaA for
Canada on Monday. He is tra% eling
for a fui companj.
John Wetsel was awarded the con
tract for furnishing wood for both
schools of district 4.
Miss Dagmai Christenson has re
turned home after visiting her
friend, Mabel Gennow.
George Way of Green lake was
entertained at dinner at Charles
Raiche's on Saturday
Fred Guderian is acting as chief
cook and bottle washer during the
absence of his parents.
Mrs Hunder and the Messrs. Beers
spent Christmas with Mr and Mis,
Grimschied and familj.
Miss. Karen Fglem is spending the
holidays at home. Karen is attend
ing school in Prihceton.
Theodore Forster todk his son,
George, to a doctor on Thuisday.
George is getting better now
Harry Anderson is home from
Pickerville, S. D. He had charge
of his father's farm out there
Mr and Mrs Wm Fresholtz and
family and Mr. and Mrs. Stembacher
spent Christmas at Harding's
Miss Ida Schrepel has gone to Le
Sueur, where she will spend the holi
days with relatnes and friends.
School will reopen in east district
4 next Monday, January 6, and west
district 4 on Tuesday, January 7.
A large number from Glendorado
attended the Young People's society
meeting at Ege's Friday evening.
Ed Pederson and Pearl Labbisson
niere were entertained at supper at
Henry Forster's on Sundaj esening.
Mr. and Mrs. Ed Barton and fam
ily are here from Osseo and will
spend the winter with Luther Jones.
Mr. and Mrs. David Raiche and
son, Bernard, spent Christmas with
Mr. and Mrs. Albert Nekola and
family.
Many from here attended the
Christmas tree at the German Luth
eran church in Princeton Tuesday
evening.
Charles Raiche went to north
Princeton on Saturday to get ever
green trees for the Catholic church
for New Year.
The Ladies' Aid society of the M.
E. church will nleet with Mrs, Wes
loh on Wednesday, January 22. Ev
er} one is welcome.
Henry Forster was awarded the
contract for supplying wood at the
Brickton school house and Ed Peder
son is busy hauling it.
Our up-to-date merchant. Mr.
LJpp, certainly did a rushing busi
ness during the holidays. Bill says
M*e mighty glad it's over.
T'nfe* Ladies' Aid society of the
Norwegian' church will meet with
Mrs. Homme oh Wednesday, Janu
ary 29. Everydne is wetofle,
Edward Anderson came home from
the city last week1
lio spend the holi-
days with his parents. He"ft?at-
tending the agricultural school.
A program and Christfoaif tfrtee
were given in the Norwegian^ trfith-
eran church last Thurdsay evening*
and were greatly enjoyed by all.
Miss Dena Ege is home from jtfiW
neapohs, where she has been
emden,
ployed for the past eight months':
Glad to see you home again, Dena.
The Ladies' Aid society of the
Norwegian church met with Mrs.
Ege last Friday. A large number
was present and every one enjoyed
themselves.
A party was given at the Reynard
home last Friday evening. Dancin0
.___
i
was the chief amusement of the,
evening and a sumptuous lunch was !the
served at midnight: tual1aFir^eenbhsh'ewhe
Paul Heruth is home from Nymore,
where he has been employed foT the
past eight months. Paul is an in
dustrious young man, and we all
Misses Ida May Schmidt and Alma'
Johnson, teachers in district 4 canle
'--m up fro their homes last Fridav
evening to attend the Young
pie's society meeting at Ege's.
The Misses Zelpha and Hildegard
Erstad are home spending their va
cation with their parents, the
-former from her school in Milo, and
itbe latter from the state university.
games and dancing was the main'
amusements of the evening. A
T.he Young People's society of the
Norwegian ehurch met at Ege's last
vauious kinds.
BRICKTON.
Grandma Schenck visited Grandma
Johnson on Sunday afternoon.
Miss Lillian Markgraf visited at
Mrs. Pitmon's on Monday evening.
Ernest Sellhorn visited the brick
yards on business the first part of
the week.
Mrs. Liskey and daughter, Eva,
visited with Mr. and Mrs. Leon
Bergeron on Wednesday evening.
WOODWARD BROOK.
Frank Shea bought two cows from
Fred Eggert last week.
Miss Hilda Anderson of Princeton
spent last Thursday with her parents
here.
Mr and Mrs. A. Bleeker of Pease
visited with the Talen family on
Fridaj.
Lucas Slagter and Andrew Trabant
drove to Milaca Saturday on land
business,
"Ernest Hamann returned from the
cities on Monday after a pleasant
visit with friends,
The Christmas party at the M.
$!ig Sunday school j3f8graffl
hel
of it.
A surprise party was given bv the
young people of this vicinity at theneuraligiuas
home-of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Erick
*on 'last Thursday evening. Playing
directors of th1 G^maoradd''hMt&1o*.+u*a
InWap
Cn"he^t-^i.1
me
th
hi
S
kee hims
foun
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THE PRINCETON TTtflON: THURSDAY, JANUARY 2, 1913.
V8fl
Chfi&iriirts everiirig was very pleasing"
and a WeH filled schodlhouse testi
fied to the toiereSt manifested in
this part of the edrioattio^x of our
children. There wifi fe o Sunday
school held for 10 weeks, 3 ttiere is
no shelter whatever for the horsfeg eft
the families that come from a d[fs
tance.
Nels Nelson and family of Froid,
Mont., have spent the past week
wfth Mr. and Mrs. P. Jensen and
^fied with many of their old
fftends fn fihe neighborhood. Sunday
a^ dinner party to which many of
their1
dld-time neighbors were bid-
wWg4ven at tha Peter Jensen
hbftfe. Thfr Nelson family tartaerty
ft
th 1
&asttn*ssen,
6t
Hn
1 ^l
fkr
but like their'new home in* Mionrtana
The'yi wiir vlsft with1
NortrhfiekT aritf1
i*ela*i^e& at
other places-
before
le'aViV-fof'their'horrie.
Peter Jensen had a rfcihaWay on
Monday1
evening wnfch 'resulted' iri a
smashed-up' btrggy ann*a runners: He"
refusing-from meeting
wa
th
directors*of the Gkmooradd' Mki
ditic 6
Fire InWaWe Cc,' wiich
un
S"
0
QJ"
welcome him home again. 1 and the horses running HOT
tip
Th
de
LIVONIA.
Emily Golby spent
hi
a
Wks
atfd, wrie'n near tHedisn
^rW sudddnlVi
eft dumped out'of the riu^ofar
vip-out was.' so^ sifd^
0?e
Mr
a
lt
ar
nf.^T'
Jes *i
eo
tha
noe (*hey'had
Jensen was a biti Wm
tha
'Christmas with
the home folks.
Miss Gladys
Livonia on Sunday
Will Iliff is reported very sick' with
of the heart.
Truax'
coin
visiiedr in
Alfred Smart,
Obert Johnson of Baldwin is', visit-
Cha this week
sE
Christmas.
Co
hSwartz
fro
purchased a fine
mi
Ilifl,
dainty lunch was served at midnight. I The James family spent the even
Jl
a
in
Friday ovenlng. The ladies brought spending her vacation at her hom
aprons an 'baskets and the aprons A
the auction were $30.21. The even- ing
colt
teacher, Miss Hanske
XL*** VW* *-es of Seth Conoe is homVflom Montana^
Everybody, and especially the
girlsrdatghean,dViolet,
yinrnn,Tin.nryn
^rjf^^i^p ?s$wwMP3ay
are glad to see him.
Otto Johnson is home from South
Dakota to spend the holidays with
friends and relatives here.
Will Truax and Tom Olson and
daughter, Lilly, spent a couple of
days in the cities last week.
Twin boys were born to Mr.
andHofferbert
Mrs. August Whitloff last week. We
are sorry to say they both died.
Our telephones were all dead for
two days owing to crossed wires. We
were all glad to see the repair man.
Crick Mulder is going to purchase
a piano All he needs now is some
one to share all those new fixings
with him.
Mr Mackenzie of Gwinner, Ns D.,
visited with his son-in-law and
daughter, Mr. and Mrs. C, Canoe,
from Tuesday until Saturday,
Mr. and Mis. Schumacher and Mrs
Swen Kight and daughter, Gladys,
and Mr. and Mrs Ed Smith spent
Christmas at Robert Spencer's,
Mi. and Mrs. John Mellott and*
family, Mr and Mrs. Roy Mellott
Mr. and Mrs. Peterson ate
Christmas dinner at Sam Kight's.
B.and
Anderson home on Thursday evening
was greatlv enjoyed.
Mr. and Mrs Wm Talen spent
Christmas with Mr. and Mrs. Ben
Van Roekel at Pease.
Wm Jones has returned from
Grand Rapids and will spend the
winter with his family here.
Miss Mary Starkenburg of Milaca
spent several dajs heie last week
with her friend, Ellen Slagter.
P. W Jensen delivered one of his
blooded Holstein bulls to Mr Christe
son, north ot Milaca, last week
Miss Louise Kaufert returned to
Princeton on Friday after spending
the holidays with her parents here.
Miss Genevieve Colburn of Pease
is spending part of her vacation with
the Misses Margaret and Mary Jen
sen.
Ira Starkeaburg has had several
teeth extracted because of an injur}
received in an ao&td-ent white sawing
wood at Geo, Hertel's.
Mrs. Chris Goldberg is, rapidly re
covering from,the effects of the oper
ation she underwent at the North
western hospital a week ago*
Mr. and Mrs. T, Yotten enter
tained a large party of friends on
Christmas day, and a New Year
partj was given at the Thorring
home,
The first annual meeting of the
Woodward Brook Telephone company
will be held on January 7r at 1 o'clock
in the afternoon, at the town hall.
Every member is requested to
be,,daughter,
present.
Oows ate bringing a fancy pried
Owirig td the scarcity of good stock
and the high price of cream. Mr.
Hertel pays from 850 to $60 a cow,
and finds he cannot get them readily
&t that.
Sam Olson has bought tne old
Foley house, near the school house,
and is busy tearing it down prepara
tory to mowng it onto his farm near
Zimmerman.
Lilly Smart spent several dajs
with Mamie Johnson in Baldwin.
Both the \oung ladies came down on
Tuesday and attended the New
Year's ball in Zimmerman
Mr, and Mrs John Cohoe served
a splendid dinner to the following
on Christmas day. Mr and Mrs.
Chas. Cohoe and family, Mr and
Mrs Geo James and family, and
Jost Cohoe and daughter. Grace.
WEST SPENCER BROOK.
Mr Higgms is building an addi
tion to his barn.
C. A. Babb made a business trip
to Princeton last Monday.
C. A. Williams and family spent
Christmas at Gil Clough's.
Lyle Morton of Isanti spent Christ
mas at home with his parents.
School starts next Monday in dis
trict 12 after a six-weeks' vacation.
A. J. Reynolds and wife and
daughter spent Sunday at Williams1.
Ralph House returned from Iowa
last Friday and brought some horses
with him.
Ernest Patten, who i fractured his
arm about a month ago. is getting
'along*nicely
& and, Mn, 0, A, Cotten and
Ella, spent Sunday with
C. A. Williams and family*
Fred Moody expeets to go to the
timbered country near Bemidji to
work for a lumber company.
SPENCER BROOK,
Andrew aiia" Aftbuf M^in &r
Unending a few d#s in ^irJnea^olis.
A large Crowd attended tri GihM
mas tree at the Baptist church bti
Friday Evening. The program was
fine.
Gladys &hd Vernon Foote of Prince
ton have been visiting their grand
mother, ]Virs. A. A. Foote, the past
two weeKS.
Mistf Nellie Messer, who has been
attending school in Minneapolis, is
spending her vacation at home.
BOGUS BROOK AND BORGHOLM.
Albert Peterson! was a Princeton
visitor on Tuesday.
Mr. and Mrs. #ntf. Hofferbert and
family spent Christmas at the Albin
Swenson home.
Mr, and Mrs. CJaus Johnson and
fafiailj called at the C. A. Erickson
home on Sunday.
Miss Ellen Johnson came up from
IlSed1
Wfng &a Tuesday for an extend-
ed visit a/t home.
Miss Gelid* Wasse returned from
Minneapolis- onh Tuesday to spend
Christmas at
home.^lson
John1]
W^thng
6
retuTned
came up from Grove
(jityon Tuesday for a few clays' visit
Mt
i
fdiMr B"
1
Monday^ fromS.Minneapolisatid* Where
K. Taft sti
been visitihg.
8
8 Pl&tsaht1
ty^xr and'I* wa
i
&* he worstf
We are gland was the bujKnr^,*' iSwfensdti hbme"oh 'Friday.
MiSs" Florence Hedfri' returfaed5
callers at the Albin
dti
Monday frdhi Ghmdbrado, where sfte
haJsabe'en
'Visiting hfer cousin.
Mr! and'
1Bfi^^
son home.
Cha's? Johnsdn' arid'
family weVe' pleasant callers at the'
Nels Ofebri hoihe oh Thursday.
John LidfMleft
lon
the woods,^ wrtere he will be
ployed during" the winter-months.
Mr. and !Mrs. S. K. Taft and fam
ily and Mr. and Mrs. Nels Olson ate
Christmas dinner1
mer's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wm.
Hofferbert, on Monday.
Mr. and Mrs. John Franson and
family and Mr. and Mrs. Alfred
Skoglund and family spent Christ
mas at the John Nyquist home.
Arthur Asp and sister, Anna,
John Krusell, Jas. Powell and Edwin
were pleasantly enter
tained at the Oscar Swedberg home
at Bock on Sunday.
Elick Westling and daughter, E.
A. Westilng, brothers and sister,
John Hedin and children, and Mr.
and Mrs. Giles Ellsworth spent Sun
day at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
Peter Westling.
PEASE.
Martin Breems and Arvid Roeloffs
of Raymond aie wsiting friends
here.
Ole Wittgren left last week for a
\isit with relatives and friends at
Wlllmar,
Henry A Hubeit, is visiting Mr
and Mrs. Geo Schreur at Zealand,
Michigan.
Peter De Vries has succeeded Ole
Wittgren as janitor of the Christian
Reformed church.
Charlie Ruis left last Thursday for
an extended visit to Raymond,
Minn Sioux Center, Iowa, and
Prairie View, Kansas Our best
wishes for a good time, Charlie
Grandma Vedders is on the sick
list again. She has a severe cold
and bronchitis, and is very weak and
confined to her bed most of the
time. We sincerely hope for her
speedy recovery.
This locality has been well sup
plied with wood sawers the past few
days. Joe Niesen of Bogus Brook
was sawing for Jerry Timmer last
Fridaj, Christ Jensen of Milo for
Wm DeBoer and Ray Oskey for J.
D. Timmer so if a cold snap comes
along we are prepared.
Christmas day was spent in a most
enjoyable way. A 9 30 services
were held in the Christian Re
formed church at 2 p. m. a program
was rendered by the pupils of
thean
bible class and they did remarkably
well. After the program each of the
little folks received a bag well filled
with such good things, as Christmas
usually offers tbpy aljsp. received
Christmas ca^cj ajpiece."" At 7 -30 the
singing soeityx wtfh Miss Hattje,
Blinks ats teadter, gay* a very inv
esting en.tertatom,ent. 1% w^i,
decided sugosSs fiom ter
Mr, Baijt Kiel, tbe efcie
Iffle evening' renaereu hi par
A icuuciem pari/t 11
JR excellent way and after the pro140
gram all marched to the basement,
where refreshments were served at
one low prtae of 10 cents. T^e soci
ety realised $20,
In order to forni a Corporation u3-
der chapter 58, revised laws of Min
nesota for 1905, and acts amendatory
thereof, we certify, subscribe and
acknowledge the following certifi
Icate
u*\i Rename of this corporation*
Shall be O. B. Newton and Company
incorporated). The general nature"
1 Sisal
such
dJMrat^io
4.
corporationz-zzS,^} flur-ty (30) years.
3. The nadflSS' OT thjg incorporators
are O. B. Newtek B. Newton
and i J. Newton, $P residents of
said Princeton, Minnesota1.
4. The management of its affairs
shall be vested in a board of three
(3) directors to be elected by andductive
from its stockholders at its annual
meeting on the second (2d) Monday
in January in each year. Said in
corporators shall compose such board
until the first election.
5. Its capital stock shall be fifty
thousand dollars ($50,000), to be paid
in as called for by the board of direc
tors, and shall be divided into five
hundred (500) shares of the par value
of one hundred dollars ($100) each.
6. The highest amount of indebt
edness or liability to which the cor
poration shall at any time be sub-place
lect shall be twenty-five thousand
dollars ($25,000).
O. B. Newton.
K. B. Newton.
F. Newton
In presence of
C. J. Michaelson.
Charles Keith.
State of Minnesota, County of
Mille Lacs.ss.
On this 23d day of December, 1912,
before me a notary public, personally
appeared O. B. Newton, R. B. New
ton and F. J. Newton, to me known
to be the persons described in andquite
who executed the foregoing instru
ment and acknowledged that they
executed the same as their free act
and deed.
(Notarial Seal) Charles Keith,
Notary Public, Mille Lacs County,
Minnesota.
rMV
at the Chas. John-
'itj iff
Miss Esther Johnson came up from
Minneapolis Tuesday to spend
Christmas at home. She returned
i on Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. Powell
Sd SMs ca^^r^-evens *sj~5=rs Mssss--aa=e
Tuesday
visit at the Hofferbert home. They
returned on Tuesday,
Mr. Mrs. Oscar Swedberg and
"r called on the for-
Commission
10, 1915.
Monday tot
ern^instrument
expires January
Stkte of Minnesota, Department of
State.
I hereby certify that the within
was filed
fororecord
this office on the 24th1
in
day Decem
ber, A. D. 1912, at 12 o'clock"m., and
was duly recorded in Book W 3 of
Incorporations on page 288.
Julius A. Sclwnahl,
Secretary of State.
i 39130**
Office of Register of Deeds, Ctemty
of Mille Lacs, State of Minnesota.
ss.
I hereby certify that the within
instrument was filed in my offic for
&
recorded in Book A of Incorpora
tions, on page 171.
W5f Frank Gouldinm
Kegtster of Deeds.
By E. M. Whitney, Denote
Witr
ps^fl^p^^^^isi^^i^yi^^^^g^^^^^^^^
NATION RUINED
BY FEAR OF WAR
Panic From Balkan Trouble
Paralyzes Austria.
HAS WORSTYEAR IN HISTORY
Theaters of Vienna Half Empty?5,-
000 Thrown Out of Employment.
Nearly AN Families Have Loved Ones
In Military Service--A Taken
From Banks and Hoarded.
W hat merelj the fear of war can do
to IUIU the tidde of a great nation is
strikingly shown in two dispatches
punt ed London papers Th tele
giams. were from the Vienna corre
spondents of the Tim es and the Daily
Mail
The Daily Mail's correspondent says:
'Nineteen hundied and twelve will
go down in history as the worst year
for tiade expenenced in the memory
of the oldest subject of the aged Em-
pei01 Fiancis Joseph Up to within
a week of Christmas the fear of war
haunted people's minds and slammed
the door in the face of the Christmas
spoilt
'There is hardly a family in Vienna
which has not had one of its members
or at least its friends called to the col
ors and sent to spend a lonely Christ
mas in the snows of Galicia or on the
bleak banks of the Danube
"Thousands of people suffered stag
gering losses from the series of panics
and the steady fall of neaily every se
curity on the boerse They had to real
ize on their stocks to meet their liabili
ties
"There was no money about at the
black Chnstmastide. People are hoard
ing up ready money and refusing paper
currency, and gold is now practically
not seen at all
Theaters Near Bankruptcy.
"The theaters are half empty. For.
admirable performance of Strauss'
'Rosenkavaher' the $oyal Opera the
other evening was, a.hput an eighth fill
ed The leading, music hall here is aj'
ready ^na^cial difficulties, having
been brought to, the verge of ruin oy
the present state of buaiuess.
"The Christmas season was ruined'
Instead of engaging extra hands S
Cope With the CtufstmaS rush, the mil
finish doers aui1
ti**
irttor
dressmakers were forced
of this year to. reduce their, staffs. One
in large firm sent away no fewer than
employees. The hooka Of a lead
ing dressmaking establishment show
$hPt the receipts for the week ended
Pec 14 amounted to $290 compared
With $12,375 in the corresponding week
of last yea^
"Altogether 25,000 workmen and
work girls are said to have been
thrown out of employment in the past
ftw weeks in Vienna."
The Time"! correspondent in Vienna
says.
"The vice prEsiathit. of the Dis66riio
GeselteGbaft of tower Austiia con
tributes to the Neue Freie iresse id
interesting estimate of the conse
quences of the* feemt war panic,
'The panic,' he wffteJf,
($250,000,000), while the loans on col
lateral security have also reached
an extraordinary figure'"
BODY SENT BY PARCEL POST.
Corpse of Little Girl Found In Box
Mailed In England.
An extraordinary story of how a
child's body, had been sent through the
postoffice was related at an inquest at
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, Eng
land.
The body, placed in a box about two
feet square, had been posted, it was
stated, from Fulham to Woburn. Po
lice evidence was given that the box
was handed over to the police at a
house in Leighton road, Woburn On
being opened the box was found to con.
tain the body of a girl baby/ -*J
Custer Scout Drops Dead.
Hajfjfd Willis Powell-"Mountaiu
Harry"believed to be the last surviv
ing scout who was with Custer at the
battle of the Little Big Horn, dropped
dead recently in Worcester, Mass,
aged sixty-four He was a member of
the Legion of Honor and the holder or:
several gold medals of honor from the
^enunent for bravery. C^^^^.
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'has thrpwri
us back into an era which we believ
ed long past, an era when the stocking
was a savings bank.
$65,000,000 ts Hoarded.
"'The snms withdrawn from pro
investments are enormous.
The secretary general of the State
bank, whose judgment Is surest, is
certainly not below the mark in reck
oning at 13,000,000 ($65,000,000) the
amount now hoarded in stockings and
private cash boxes.
"'This war panic has disturbed our
whole economic activity, especially the
monetary circulation, and its effect is
twofold
'In consequence of the withdrawals
of deposits the banks were unable to
money at the disposal of the
productive industries and were, on the
other hand, obliged to hold strong re
serves in readiness for all emergen
cies
"'The weekly returns of the State
bank now read like financial war re
ports In normal times the discount
portfolio of the bank amounts in De
cember to between 30,000,000 ($150,-
000,000) and 35,000,000 ($175,000,000).
This year it amounts to 50,000,00
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