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THE PRINCETON UNION BY R. C. DUNN. Published Evtry Thursday. TERMS$1.00 PER YEAR IN ADVANCE. S1.25 I NOT PAID IN ADVANCE. OFFICE: FIRST ST., EAST OF COURT HOUSE. 0. 1. STAPLES, THOS. H. PROWSE, Business Manager. Editor. GOOD ROADS DAY. Chapter 235 Laws of 1913, Section 23 GOOD ROADS DAY.The third Tuesday of June in each year is hereby designated as "Good Roads Da\" and the governor shall an nuallj, on or before the first day of June b} public proclamation, re quest the people of the state to con tribute labor, material or money toward the improvement of public highways in their respective com munities, upon that day. Mrs Catt, the suffragette, has proved herself fully equal to the oc casion of coming up to scratch. A number of students at Cornell aie said to be taking lessons in cook ing Preparing, we presume, for the suffragette era. A fellow down in Texas has in vented a '"harmless" hat pin. I is unnecessary to state that no woman will appreciate or adopt it. In the face of the fact that And} Carnegie derives millions of dollars from the manufacture of armor plate, his advocacy of world peace smells a trifle fishy Mr Bryan says that hereafter the people will write their own plat forms. And some of these platforms, William, will prove to be their polit ical obituaries. If women conclude to wear their skirts much tighter the railroad com panies will be compelled to install derricks for the purpose of lifting them onto the trains. The Democratic club of Philadel phia has abolished the use of alco holic drinks in its dining hall. Members now have to go into the cellar for their lubricants, we pre sume. Governor Eberhart ought to talk to the Stirrup club of Duluth and the Saturday Lunch club of Minne apolis The obtuse members of those select organizations do not seem to quite understand the governor. In the alien land ownership legis lation California has obviously flipped one over on Uncle Samthe framers of the Webb act have suc ceeded in their purpose of making it proof against attacks in the courts. Too many development meetings and too little actual development work There is just one way in which the state can be developed to its fullest extentby building more and better roads and by improving those we already have. Senator Ashurst has introduced a bill asking an apppropnation of $1,- bOO,000 for the establishment of a government armor-plate plant. Is there a lurking suspicion that Mr. Carnegie's company is charging the government exorbitant prices? It has come at lasta collision be tween two airships. A biplane and a monoplane crashed into one an other at Johannisthal, Germany, and one man was killed. The time is ap proaching when it will be necessary to lay out courses for aerial craft just as routes are designated for seagoing vessels. What has become of the fellow who succeeded Doc Wiley as chief government chemist and pure food expert? Manufacturers of foodstuffs appear to have been altogether neglected by this gentleman. At any rate, we hear of no adulterators being prosecuted. I was different during Doc Wiley's term of office. Four hundred thousand pounds of frozen Australian beef and mutton the first shipment of the kind to the Pacific coastrecently arrived in San Francisco, and a fall of prices in the territory west of the Rockies has re sulted as a consequence. Competi tion of this sort is the only thing which will tend to reduce the exorbi tant meat prices in this country. 'The Old Chromosomes of Corosti plosus Venosus" is the title of a paper recently published by the Maine university. "The Old Chromosof Maine" would have com manded a far greater sale. Leading democrats in Washington are beginning to talk of Underwood as a presidential possibility. They had better wait until Underwood emerges from the jungle, where at the present time he is e"\ idently en tangled in a thicket of thorns. Our ambassador to Great Britain, Walter Hines Page, says he intends to object stubbornly to the wearing of knee breeches at court functions. Walter will find that without the breeches he will not be admitted to the functions. If your legs lack beefi ness pad them, Walter. From California papers we gather that the Jap population is not a mere yellow peril in imagination but in actuality. The United States gov ernment will find outprobably when too latethat all Asiatics and the natives of some of the countries of southern Europe should have been absolutely excluded from this country years ago. Walter Franzen of St. Paul, who is pursuing his studies at Milan, Italy, and who was recently arrested as a German spy and thrown into a dun geon, where he remained seven days, will probably hesitate before he again curses Italian beggars in the Teutonic tongue. At the present time a man who talks German in Italy is regarded as a suspicious character. There is a great deal of speculation as to the identity of the man of mystery, "J C. R., now in the state hospital at Rochester. One person believes him to be J. C. Ram sey of Paul Valley, Okla. another thinks he is John Harris of Balti more, and another says he may be James Ridgway of Baltimore. And there is a possibility that he may be Justa Fake. The Princteon Union extends its sympathy to Georgian, a Minneapolis socialist editor, who was sent to jail for 30 days because last September he printed matter in his paper reflecting on P. V. Collins. We don't know what Georgie said about Peevy ,but it must have been "awfully strong" or it couldn't have counted.Jordan Independent. The sentence was probably imposed upon the old-time theory that "the greater the truth the greater the libel." The firm of S. E. Osgood of Minne apolis, convicted for selling coffee adulterated with sugar-beet by-pro ducts and chicory, was fined in the sum of $35. According to informa tion received by the state pure food department, Osgood has an extensive business in the western states and clears about $200,000 a year from the sale of adulterated coffee. If this is true the tine imposed is entirely in adequate. A prison sentence in ad dition to a heavy fine would have been the proper medicine. After negotiating for the purchase of lots near Van Cleve park. Minne apolis, with an ornamental lake thrown in to boot, John Walker of Siren, Wis., was pushed into the water by a well-dressed "real estate" man who had been showing him around and, at the same moment a bill book containing $50 was ex tracted from John's hip pocket. The "real estate" man immediately dis appeared. This is merely one in stance of the many traps which the unsophisticated who visit the big cities are liable to step into. For failure to live up to his con tract to furnish the International Paper company with wood pulp Bill Rockefeller will have to pay the cor poration $48,000,000, at least this is the amount of the judgment rendered against Bill in the Saratoga, N. Y., county supreme court. Rockefeller, for a defense, claimed that the tract was burned over and therefore he was unable to live up to the contract, but the paper company contended that he sold the wood to another con cern at a higher price. Hence Mr. Rockefeller appears to be not only an "unspeakable" but an unscrupu lous personage. Our sympathy doesn't go out in great volumein fact it doesn't go out at- allto American ^heiresses who purchase titled foreigners. News has just been received from Budapest that Count Szechenyi, who marriedor rather sold himself to one of the Vanderbilt girls recently touched her private purse for $4,000,- 000 and lost the money in a mining venture. Serves her right. Secretary Redfield of the depart ment of commerce warns business interests that the government stands ready to investigate reprisals upon workingmen following the passage of the tariff bill. I seems that some large employers of labor have issued circulars to their employes predict ing reduction in wages should the tariff bill pass, and Mr. Redfield pro poses to see that these reductions are not made unless conditions de mand. "If I grasp the public mind at all clearly,'' he says 'it holds un favorable views toward reduction of wages except under direct neces- sity."' There are men, but tney are few, who sacrifice all of life's comforts and pleasures that they may devote their time to the relief of suffering humanity. Such a man was Dr. Karoly, known as the "angel doctor" by the denizens of Little Hungary, New York city. He was a Hun garian by birth and for 30 years had worked among his countrymen in the slums, absolutely refusing pay for his medical services. He lived in a garret almost devoid of furniture, subsisted on the most frugal diet, and expended an annuity from his old home for medicine and other necessaries for the sick. Dr. Karoly died suddenly a few days ago and the population of Little Hungary is in mourning. In the true sense of the word, Dr. Karoly was a humanita rian. He denied himself that others might not suffer. Miss Anna Bahl, a Minneapolis girl 20 years of age, is certainly entitled to a medal for bravery. Four rob bers entered the house of her em ployer and had proceeded to ransack the premises when Anna espied them. Rushing at one of the bur glars, Anna struck him a blow be tween the eyes and he went "down in a heap," as the pugs would say. She then gave another a left-hander under the chin and he flopped over. The other two, deciding, probably, that discretion was the better part of valor, jumped from a window, the first two hastily gathering them selves up and following suit. By her bravery Anna prevented hundreds of dollars' worth of her employers' jewelry from being stolen. The question has been occasionally asked whether a police force consisting of women would not be an improvement over the men now on the beat in Minneapolis. If a sufficient number of young ladies so fearless and active as Miss Bahl could be secured we are inclined to think that such a change would be for the better. Billy Sunday, the venom-emitting howler who styles himself an evange list, had the hooks thrown into him making use of a vulgarismthe other day when he was compelled to make both a public and private apology to Madame Schumann-Heink, the renowned vocalist, for defaming her character. In his misnamed sermon on "Mothers" at South Bend, Ind., this professional vilifier de clared that, when compared with mothers, the noted singer was a "cheapskate." Madame Heink, in replying to the character assassin, said, among other things: "This evangelist, as he calls himself, preaches religion, but did Christ hurt and malign people to exalt his repu tation? What am I? Am I not a mother of eight children? Did I not nurse them myself? One Christmas I traveled 3,000 miles to be with my children for just a few hours. Is there any call to class me as a 'cheap skate' in comparison with mothers?" Being a kind-hearted, peace-loving woman, Madame Heink refrained from prosecuting this ranting vomiter of linguistic mud, but that he deserved it is beyond question. Any fair-minded jury would have returned a verdict for Madame Heink had she brought.suit for libel. THE PRINCETON UNIOK: THTTBSDAY, MAY 29, 1913. it* OF ft to to to \ii XT to to to it/ it) it) it) it) it) ^Kjfr'^-&'-a^^-^-a-a -^-3s -a A WHY NOT STATE FACTS9 That Hon. James T. Elwell is a friend of the cause of good roads no one doubts. But in his zeal for the Elwell road law, so-called, he makes statements that are misleading and hurts the cause he champions. In the Minneapolis Tnbune of the 21st inst. Mr. Elwell is quoted as saying: "$650,000 was available for Hennepin county and all counties can have about $200,000 for this work if they want it. Mr. Elwell meant to convey the impression that the above amounts were available for road-improvement at once. As a matter of fact there is not a dollar available at present. The state al lotment was made last March. Counties can, under the provision of chapter 254 general laws of 1911. issue bonds and mortgage the future ten years in advance. In other words, under his scheme, one or two trunk line roads could be built through a county in one year, and all of the state aid for the next ten jears would be utilized in paying half the cost of the construction or improvement of such road or roads. During those ten years there would be no state aid to expend on any other road or bridge in the county. Marquette, Mich., is the center of attraction these days, for the libel suit in which Theodore Roosevelt is plaintiff and George A. Newett, publisher of an Ishpeming news paper, is defendant, is in progress there. Newett accused Roosevelt of drunkenness in the campaign last fall. Newspapers have no license to vilify and misrepresent public men. It is a common thing to accuse can didates for office of all the crimes on the calendar, drunkenness included, and oftentimes without an iota of foundation. There are scavenger newspapers in Minnesota as well as in Michigan. If the accusation of drunkenness against Mr. Roosevelt is not sustained by the evidence we hope he will recover substantial damages. From far-off Idaho a little bird brings us tidings of Hon. Chester A. Congdon, Duluth's mushroom multimillionaire, and Hon. Charles L. Sawyer, Minneapolis' pedagogic statesman. Nightly in little country hotels out there they cuss Bob Dunn and discuss Minnesota politics. It is intimated that the Duluth Croesus may back Mr. Sawyer for governor next year. In case the Minneapolis statesman should land the office Chester A. might succeed the "black hen''' in the United States senate two years later. There is nothing improbable in the story. Such an immensely popular intellectual giant as Mr. Sawyer, with Congdon's money behind him, would simply be invincible. PRE-DEC0RATI0N DA SAL E a 8 Days of Genuine Bargain Giving on Seasonable Merchandise at The Time When Yo Most Need It Now is the time to supply your needs for the late spring to and your summer wear. Remember that this sale will last the 8 days only, and prompt action will be necessary to get in on the good thing. Extra value bargains will be offered through- ly out our store. Remember, for 8 days only. Sale is Now Going On AVERY CLOTHING HOUSE ^9-^-*99^999999^:$9^S^333 ,m,,m mi.imnn,^^^, ..!,ww i. Mille Lacs Auto Co. The members of this company take pleasure in an- nouncing that they have secured the agency for the well- known and highly-popular Reo car. A new car for demonstration purposes is now on hand and purchasers, through a special arrangement made with the manufac- turers by the Mille Lacs Auto company, will be enabled to obtain their machines without delay. See Ira G. Stanley or Allen E. Hayes and have them demonstrate the car. REO THE FIFTH The Olds-Built Car We have on show the latest car built by R. E. Olds. The car that marks his limit after 26 years of car building. The greatest in its class. A car built with 50 per cent over-capacity to give immense margin of safety. Built of analyzed steel, made to formula. Built with gears which have been tested in a 50- ton crushing machine. An Unusual Car This car has 15 roller bearings. It has 190 drop forgings. A $75 magnetoa doubly heated car buretor. It has oversize tires34x4. I has big brakes, big springs. It is built to endurebuilt for rough roadsbuilt to cut upkeep cost. I is built to run in five years from now just as it runs when new. Gen. J. H. Baker Dead. Another of Minnesota's grand old pioneers, Gen. James H. Baker, passed off the stage of life at his home in Mankato last Sunday even ing. Gen. Baker was prominent in his native state of Ohio before com ing to Minnesota in 1857. In this state he has been secretary of state and railroad commissioner, and has held other important positions. He served in the 10th Minn, during the war of the rebellion and his army record is without blemish. He has contributed several volumes to the literature of the state. For several decades Gen. Baker was prominent in the business and politi cal activities of the state, and although he lived to the ripe old age of 84 years, many will regret that he has gone from among them forevr. No Levers This is the car with the simple control. All the gear shifting is done with a center rod, entirely out of the way. I is done by moving this rod only three inches in each of four directions. There are no levers, side or center. Both brakes are operated by foot pedals. Thus both front doors are clear. And this car, like all the lead ing cars, has the left-side drive. One Model The Reo factory is famous for its efficiency. All the parts of the car are built there. Every machine, tool and jig is devoted to this single model. This fact alone saves about 20 per cent. That is why such a car, built as this is built, costs such a little price. Every man who is interested in motoring should see this ideal car. Mille Lacs Auto Co. Princeton, Minnesota if* vf & i The Late Patrick Manley. Old Pease paid a handsome tribute to the memory of Patrick Manley in the last ifcsue of the Anoka Union. For many years Mr. Manley was an honored resident of Coon Creek he departed this life about three weeks ago. Pat Manley was atypical Irish man and had a host of friends. Per sonally the writer has pleasant recol lections of a three-hours' visit with Pat at his home several years ago and there was not a dull moment in the 180Pat proved as witty as he was hospitable and entertaining. KHey a Friend of Albania. A lot of these people who are sug gesting that Theodore Roosevelt be come king of Albania ought to be ashamed of themselves. Albania, never did anything to them.Grand: Rapids Review.