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Names of Instructors Wfo Will Teach
in Schools of Independent Dis
trict No. i for IJ13-14.
Schools Open on Monday and Parents
Are Asked to Send Their ChH=
dren on the first Day.
The public schools of independent
district Xo. 1 will open next Mon
dav, September 1, tor the 1913-14
termsfall, winter and springwith
the following instructors:
SuperintendentJ. C. Marshall.
PiincipalMis. M. M. Stroeter.
High SchoolElsie Hull, Delia
Yancj. Lulu Fellows.
Normal Depaitment Anna Whit
Eighth GradeMargaret I. King,
Anna Benda.
Seventh GradeClara E. Foley.
Sixth GradeElla Stevens, Edmere
Fiftn GradeJennie Whiting.
Fourth GiadeFrances Pollard.
Wbittier SchoolPrincipal, Mary
S. Huse: Flossie B. Davis, Ruth
Hayden kindergarten, Lydia Tomp
Brickton SchoolMarjorie Dickej,
Anna Hoehn.
According to a regulation adopted
by the school board, tuition must be
paid in advance, bv the term. The
tuition in all giades below the high
school is five dollais lor the fall term
of lour months. Parents who are
nonresidents, having children to at
tend, should bear this in mind, as
no noniesident will be enrolled until
tuition has been paid. The tuition
$1.25 per monthin this district
i less than in many and, in fact,
less than the actual cost to the tax
pavers of the district. Tuition is
pavabie to the superintendent and
the monev should be taken to the
high school office.
Accoiding to the compulsory educa
tion law all children between the
ages of and 16 are required to at
tend school during the entire time
school is in session. Parents are ex
pected to assist in enforcing this
law. Application for written per
mits to keep children out of school
should be made either to the super
intendent or to the clerk, J. J.
Skahen, and in no case should they
be kept fiom school before securing
these written permits.
It is verj important that pupils
should enter at the beginning of the
term, likewise they should be regular
in attendance.
Gsorge Newbert Accidentally Shot.
While George Newbert, accom
panied bv another Mora gentleman,
was returning from Princeton to his
home at Mora in his automobile on
Sunday evening, and when near
Stanch held lake, he was struck over
the left ear by a bullet from a 22-
canbei rifle which plowed a groove
about three inches long. The bullet
passed thiough the top of the car.
He bio ugh the machine to a stand
still and proceeded to the larmhou.se
of A. H. Anderson.
Vvhile engaged in washing the
blood from the wound, Herman
Fiicke, a young man about 22 years
old. appeared at the Anderson home
and apologi7ed to Mi. Newbert, say
ing he was very sorry the accident
occurred and stating that he was
shooting at a stone when the bullet
rebounded. Fricke and his father
went to Mora on Monday and called
upon Mr. Newbert in regard to the
Mr. Newbert 'phoned the Union
yesterday afternoon saying he ab
solved young Fricke from blame in
the piemises, he (Mr. Newbert)
having found the spent bullet in
the 11m of his Panama hat. Had
the oung man been shooting directly
at Mr. Newbert this could not pos
sibly have happened.
Death of Mrs. Anson Howard.
Mrs. Anson Howard died on Satur
day night at 10 o'clock, after a
lingering illness, from cancer of the
stomach, aged 63 years. Through
out her long illness she bore her
affliction with great fortitudeshe
knew that no human aid could re
store her to health and patiently
awaited the call of her creator to
relieve her of her suffering.
Funeral services weie conducted
by Rev. Service of the Methodist
church on Monday afternoon at the
family residence, and the reverend
gentleman delivered a sermon eulo
gistic of the good woman who had
been called to her reward. Three
impressive selections were sung by a
quartet consisting of Misses Gertrude
Neumann and Hazel Scalberg and
Messrs. Guy Ewing and A. R. Davis.
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The interment was at Oak Knoll
cemetery and the remains were
followed to their last resting place
by a large number of friends and
relatives. The pallbearers were G.
A. Eaton, R. D. Byers, W. L.
Hatch, William Neely, George
Staples and Solomon Long.
Mrs. Anson Howard, whose maiden
name was Emma Stadden, was born
at Steubenville, Ohio, on May 28,
1850, and in 1855 came to Minnesota
with her parents, who took up their
residence in Minneapolis. In 1858
the family moved to Spencer Rrook
and settled on a homestead. De
ceased was married in 1865 to Hugh
J. Latta and of this union one child
was bornEdward Latta. Hugh J.
Latta died in 1870. In June, 1878,
Mrs. Latta was married to Anson
Howard and one childnow Mrs.
Ervie Looneywas born to them.
Mrs. Howard is survived by her hus
band and her son and daughter.
In the death of Mrs. Howard a
kind-hearted christian woman is
taken away. She was a woman
beloved by all who were favored with
her acquaintanceone of those gen
erous, motherly souls whose life was
devoted to the performance of good
Fair Books and Accounts O. K.
Under the provisions of a law
enacted last winter it is made the
duty of the public examiner to over
haul the books and accounts of county
agricultural societies to the end that
money may not be drawn from the
state to pay bogus premiums. Mr.
S. B. Molander. deputy examiner,
was here last week and made a
thorough examination of the books
of Treasurer Jack and Secretary
Stanley of the fair society. Mr.
Molander found the books in excel
lent shape, and will so report. No
padding ol premium lists here. Mr.
Molander was surprised at the big
ness of the Mille Lacs County fair
he says there are only two or three
fair societies in the state that can
compare with it, and no society has
moie complete buildings and grounds.
Since his last visit here, several
vears ago, Mr. Molander says. Prince
ton has improved 100 per cent.
Prosperous Zimmerman.
Zimmerman is rapidly forging to
the front as a good business point.
Passing through Zimmerman on the
cars one gets a wrong impression of
the place. There are numerous neat
and well-kept residences in Zimmer
man. Its warehouses and mercan
tile establishments will compare
with those of more pretentious
places. Its stores are well stocked
and appear to be doing a good busi
ness. It has a hotel equal to that of
the average village and superior to
mam ol them. Its bank seems to
be prospering. This season it is ex
pected that faimers' pioduce to the
amount of at least $300,000 will be
marketed there. The roads leading
in all directions from the town have
been greatly improved. In fact Zim
merman is a thriving, bustling little
place. Success to it. May it con
tinue to grow and prosper.
Apply a Little Rye Straw.
At this season of the year, when
rye straw is plentiful, it would be a
good thing to straw some of the
sandy stretches of ioad. In this day
of automobiles a coating of straw
is not very lasting, but it helps some
helps a great deal. A couple of
coatings of straw will keep the sandi
est stretch of road in good condition
until snow flies. An expenditure of
&100 in strawing the sandy pieces of
streets and roads within the village
limits would be money well invested.
The strawing should be done right
away so as to have the streets and
roads in good condition fair week.
A Coat ef Straw Will Help.
The town and village should see to
it that the road leading west from
the depot is strawed to the intersec
tion of the north and south road.
Part ot the road in question is in
the village and part in the town. A
coating of straw will help that sandy
stretch immensely and would be
appreciated by hundreds of farmers.
Straw in abundance is available at
the west end of the road. The cost
will be trifling and benefits conferred
will be great. Do it now.
German Lutheran Missionary Festival.
At the annual missionary festival
of the German Lutheran church on
Sunday Rev. Rudolph Kohbrusch of
Howard Lake and Rev. Jak. Cornils
of St. Paul preached very able ser
mons. They were assisted in the
mission services by Rev. Eugene Ahl,
pastor of the church. Large
Claude M. Follettand Kathryn Kaliher
and Oscar S. McCormic and
Bertha Dugan Married.
Wedding Ceremony is Performed by
Rev. Joseph Willenbrink at
Saint Edward's Church.
This morning at 9 o'clock two of
Princeton's fair young ladies were
united in marriage at St. Edward's
Catholic church to two highly re
spected young men. Rev. Father
Willenbrink performed the ceremony.
The contracting parties were Miss
Kathryn Kaliher of Princeton and
Claude M. Follett of Ceylon, Minn.,
and Miss Bertha Dugan of Baldwin
and Os*car S. McCormic of Crosby,
The brides were preceded to the
altar by two flower girlsMelba and
Evelyn Jesmerwho carried bou
quets of sweet peas. At the railing
of the altar Misses Kaliher and
Dugan were met by the groomsmen
as the sweet strains of the wedding
march from Lohengrin, played by
Miss Eva Dugan, pealed from the
organ. During the progress of the
nuptial ceremony a solo was sung by
Mrs. S. P. Skahen and a duet by
Grace Dugan and Mrs. S. P. Skahen,
both ot which were soul-inspiring
Gowns of white crepe d'meteor
over ivory white charmeuse, with
trimmings of crystal beads, were
worn by each of the brides and their
veils were caught up with lilies of
the valley. Each carried a white
prayer book but no flowers.
Directly following the impressive
bridal ceremony the wedding party
proceeded to the home of Mrs. Nora
Duganmother of one of the brides
and aunt of the otherin Baldwin,
and there a bounteous wedding feast
was partaken of, Claire Jesmer serv
ing the frappe. The centerpiece con
sisted of a large wedding cake which
reposed on a floral bank, and the
table decorations were of yellow
hued flowers with sprigs of green.
In an automobile which awaited
them the happy young couples, with
numerous valuable presents which
they had received, were conveyed,
immediately after the wedding
breakfast, to Elk River, where they
took trains foi their future homes.
Both of the brides, who are cousins,
are graduates of the Princeton high
school and among Minnesota's fairest
daughters. They have taught in the
public schools of Mille Lacs county
and proved very successful instruc
tors besides endearing themselves to
the communities in which they
followed their calling. They are
voung ladies who will make excellent
wives for the foitunate young men
who have captured their hearts.
The grooms are both well to do
voung business men. Mi. Follett
will conduct a mercantile business
at Carlton. Ore., he having recently
disposed ot a like concern at Ceylon,
Minn., while Mr. McCormic is a con
tractor and builder at Crosby. Minn.
The Union extends its heartiest
congratulations to the newlyweds
and wishes them happiness and
Guests fiom out of town at the
wedding were Mr. and Mrs. Geo.
Follett and Miss Marie Follett, Cey
lon Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Champin,
Crosby: Mr. and Mrs. T. R. Mc
Cormic, Wahkon: Mi. and Mrs.
Elliott, Sandstone: Rev. and Mrs.
Shorts, Gilbert: Mr. and Mrs. Willi
cutts, Holyoke: Mr. and Mrs. K. M.
Thomas, Foley: and Miss Maude
Bower. Wahkon.
Don Evans, proprietor of the
Princeton pool room, was married at
St. Cloud on Sunday to Miss Hazel
Davis, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A.
M. Davis of this village. The
marriage ceremony was performed
by Rev. Campbell of the St. Cloud
Presbyterian church in the parlors
of the Grand Central hotel, the
witnesses being Mr. and Mrs.
Herbert Anderson of Princeton,
with whom the young people are
temporarily making their home.
The Union wishes Mr. and Mrs.
Evans a happy life.
Scandinavian Settlers' Picnic.
The Scandinavian settlers of Ben
ton, Sherburne and Mille Lacs
counties held their annual picnic at
Jens Forde's in Glendorado on Sun
congre-iday. An excellent dinner
was pro-
gations attended both the morning vided by the ladies and able ad-
and afternoon services. dresses were delivered by A. Abra-
During their stay here the visiting hamson and other pioneers. There
clergymen were guests of Rev. and were many old settlers in attenadnce
Mrs. Ahl. and a most enjoyable day was passed, [waited it out and was given
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The New Clothes Men From St. Cloud,
as Predicted, Are netaphori-
cally Dragged in Mud.
Billy Doane's Swifties Swish Them
Around on Diamond and Com-
pletely Squash Them.
Last Sunday's ball gam* proved to
be the most exciting contest pulled
off at the fair grounds this season.
For nine innings the New Clothes
team from St. Cloud and the locals
struggled for base ball supremacy
with the long end of the score skid
ding first toward the visitors and
then toward the home boys, where it
finally stopped, the indicator show
ing rive runs for the "Dutch"' and
twice that number for the Prince
It was a nerve-racking affair right
from the start and kept the crowd
on edge from the tap of the gong in
the first round until Referee Plaas
counted out the scrappy Dutchmen
in the ninth. Figuratively speaking
the Saints won the game in the first
inning, when they scored three runs
on a clean double and three bad
eriors made by the town boys.
Princeton failed to score in their
half of the first but refused to let
the Granite City lads have any more
in the second round.
Smithie opened up the locals' half
of this round with a clean double to
left field. Caley failed to connect
with any of Skeats' last shoots, and
Berg popped out to the Saints'
pitcher, and it began, to look as if
the big lieutenant was going to ex
pire as second for want ot a wallop
of some kind to bring him toward
the registering station. However,
Capt. Skahen volunteered to help the
lanky one along on his uncertain
career toward home, and advanced
him one more peg when^he poked a
single between the guardians of first
and second. With Smith on third
and Skahen on second Fullwiler hit
a sharp one to the Saints' third base
man and beat out the throw to the
bagjtjje two runners scoring on the
play. It was a close decision at first,
and the visitors were inclined to
beef a little over Heine's decision,
but his umps ruled that the base
man had failed to get his foot con
nected up with the sack and that
the runner was safe. The visitors
showed their disappioval of the
Princeton scoring when they came in
in the third inning and drove in two
more runs just to cinch up the game
for keeps, as they thought at the
time. This pair of tallies came in
on a combination ot two hits, one of
which was a double, and another
bad wabble on the pait of the Prince
ton infield.
With the score 2 to 5 against them
the locals made a desperate attempt
in their half of the third to even up
the count, and finally succeeded in
tilling the bases, but with two men
out. At this critical juncture of the
game Berg smashed one on the nose
for a drive, and it looked good to
the rooters for several runs, but
Bosworth cooled off the ardor of the
crowd when he made a run and grab
after Berg's best bet and pulled it
down, retiring the side scoreless.
Neithei side scored in the fourth in
ning, although the New Clothes
bunched two hits off the local boy's
In the fifth inning Wilkes was sub
stituted in the box for "Fish," and
the big fellow proved to be in rare
form, and from this on the Saint's
attack was stopped cold. Prem was
the first man to face the new slab
artist, and surprised himself and
ever} one else by smashing out a clean
single over second base. But the
next three batters paid dearly for
the audacity of the teammate, for
Wilkes tightened up and struck them
out in rotation. From this on
Wilkes was master of the situation,
and for the next three innings not a
Saint saw first base. Only in the
ninth did they again get on bases,
but this did them no good, for they
couldn't score.
With the stopping of further scor
ing on the part of the St. Clouders
the home talent proceeded to settle
down to the serious proposition of
scoring enough runs to overcome the
three-run lead of the visitors.
Skeats refused to give them anything
in the fifth, however, and retired
the three batters who faced him in
this inning in rotation.
In the sixth, with one down, Caley
started the bombardment with a
single and Berg followed up with
another one. Skeats tightened up
and struck Skahen out. Porter
a base
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James J. Hill, the great railroad
and empire builder, will be present
at the Mille Lacs County fair on
Friday, September 12, and will de
liver an address. Mr. Hill is always
interesting. Come and hear him.
on balls. With three men on and
two out "Lucky" Roos came to bat
and set the crowd wild with a two
base smash down the first base line,
Caley and Berg scampering home on
the double. Doane finished the ex
citement by going out at first on an
easy roller to Skeats.
This rally still left the locals one
to the bad, but they had victory in
sight and the crowd was yelling
wildly for more, and when Davis
opened up the seventh round with a
double to center field the crowd
knew things were going to be doing
and pandemonium broke loose in
general. Wilkes further added to
the jollification when he drove a
double to right field, sending Davis
home with the tying score. Wilkes
stole third but was caught a moment
later at the plate on Smith's at
tempted sacrifice. Caley came
through with another hit and then
Berg and Skahen followed up with a
safe wallop apeice, and before the
excitement was over Princeton had
run in three scores and taken the
lead7 to 5. Just to show that it
was no accident, the home guard
started another batting rally in the
eighth, and before they let up on
Mons. Skeats they had gathered in
three more runs and put the game
away safely in the ice box10 to 5.
Next Sunday the Milaca team will
be here to play the locals for the
championship of the county, and al
though little is known of the
strength of the up-river team, stil
the fans can rest assiued that they
will be here with a scrappy team
and a determined idea of putting a
ciimp in the tiger's tail. This will
be the last game ot the regular
season, so everybody turn out and
help the locals close the season with
a victory over their old-time rivals
from the north country.
Improving Road to Zimmerman.
A good job has been done in grad
ing and straightening the Princeton
and Elk River road north of Zim
merman. But the newly-constructed
part of the road vv ill need attention
for some time. The ruts should be
kept filleda road drag could be used
to advantage. Further north, toward
Princeton, the road is also being
straightened and graded, but the
work is as yet incomplete.
The entire road between Zimmer
man and Princeton should be prop
erly graded and given a heavy coat
ing of gravel or crushed rock. That
is what we hope to see done next
Mr. Hill's Cup on Exhibition.
The beautiful silver loving cup
presented by Mr. L. W. Hill, chair
man of the board of directors of the
Great Northern Raillway, for 'the
best four bushels (four varieties)
of potatoes at the Mille Lacs County
fair is on exhibition at McMillan &
Stanley's office. The cup is inscribed
as follows: "Presented by Mr. L.
W. Hill, for the Best Four Bushels
of Potatoes (four varieties) Exhibited
at Mille Lacs County FairSeptem
ber 10-13, 1913.''
Mrs. James Chapman Dead.
Mrs. James Chapman passed away
at her home in Spencer Brook on
Tuesday evening, childbirth being
the cause of death. She was a
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Chas.
Tompkins of Spencer Brook and was
about 28 years of age. She had been
married but 10 months. Funeral
services will be held at Spencer
Brook tomorrow afternoon. Mrs.
Chapman was a lady highly respect
ed in the community where she
The Farmers' Co-operative Creamery
Company Entertains a Multi-
tude in Uglem's Grove.
F. D. Currier and Andrew French De
liver Addresses on Matters of
Interest to Dairymen.
The West Branch Creamery associa
tion held its annual picnic in the
beautiful grove of O. H. Uglem on
Sunday and hundreds of people took
advantage of the opportunity to en
joy a day's outing. Uglem's grove,
with its big, spreading trees, is a
magnificent spot for a gathering of
this kindthere could scarcely be
found a place better adapted to the
Pepole came from miles around to
attend the picnic and Princeton was
well representedmany teams and
automobiles from the county seat
were lined up on the stretch of
ground set apart for vehicles.
Shortly after noon dinner was
spread upon the greenswardthe
good old-fashioned basket dinner pre
pared by the farmers' wives and
daughtersand all were extended
an invitation to help themselves to
the good things provided. Viands
of all sorts were spread to appease
the appetite of the multitude.
The creamery association was for
tunate in securing as speakers for
this occasion two of the best authori
ties on dairying in the stateAn
drew French of St. Paul and F. D.
Currier of Nicollet, president and
secretary of the Minnesota State
Dairy association. Mr. French spoke
on the benefits of the silo and the
care and feeding of dairy cows, while
Mr. Currier gave a general talk on
dairying. Both gentlemen made
very able addresses which contained
a deal of valuable information for
farmers who take an interest in dairy
ingand most of the farmers in this
part of the country do.
One of the features of the picnic
was a ball game between Long Sid
ing and Estes Brook, and it was a
contest full of interest and excite
ment. The score was 5 to 4 in favor
of Estes Brook.
The West Branch creamery is do
ing a very satisfactory business. Its
patrons are increasing fast as a result
of the inducements offeredhighest
market price in cash for butterfat.
The patrons of this creamery realize
that, with a ready cash market for
cream, nothing pays so well as good
milk cows.
A word of praise is due the direc
tors of the creamery. The board
consists of progressive, level-headed
fanners who avail themselves of
every opportunity to enhance the
success of the creamery and, under
the management of such men, the
concern cannot do other than prosper.
Parcel Shower.
A parcel shower was given at the
residence of J. J. Skahen on Monday
evening for Misses Kathryn Kaliher
and Bertha Dugan, prospective
brides, and there was a large at
tendance of school teachers and other
friends of the young ladies. Dainty
refreshments were served and the
house decorations were in a color
scheme of red. The young ladies re
ceived many beautiful gifts, but
they were compelled to go on a still
hunt to find them, as the presents
were hidden away in various parts of
the house. One of the features of
the evening was the writing by
each guest of her life history on
a blankbook furnished for that pur
pose. The judges decided that Miss
Bower had written the best autobi
ography and she received a round of
The evening was passed in one con
tinual round of enioyment.
Change on the Hinckley Line.
A change of time on the St. Cloud
and Hinckley line took place on Mon
day. The passenger train going
east now leaves' St. Cloud at 8:35 a.
m., Foreston at 9:43 a. m. and
Milaca at 9:50 a. m. Passengers can
make close connections at Milaca
with the Princeton-St. Paul train.
Going west the train leaves Milaca
at 3:30 p. m. and Foreston at 3:37
p. m.
Pay Up and Get a Present.
For the next 30 days every person
indebted to me who pays his bill
will receive a present of a nickel
safety match holder. Don't fail to
embrace this opportunity. Pay up
at once and get a match holder with
a patent wind shield.
William Neely,
The Harness Man*
i Dated August 28, 1913. 36-ltc
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