I Items arrr.-.v
Fathei Krai will conduct services
next Sunday, March 29, at St
irancis Catholic church, Greenbush.
Don't fail to attend the Easter
sale of the M. E. Ladies' Aid societv
in the basement of the church on
.1. H. Faught of Vineland. who is
here attending court as a juror,
favored the Union with a pleasant
call on Tuesday.
Please take notice that Nelson's
photo studio in Princeton is open on
the first and third Saturday and
Sunda} of each month. 22-tfc
Albert Morehouse and E. C. Gil
bert of Foieston were at the court
house Tuesday on a school petition
hearing before the commissioners.
I am now ready to piactice mid
wifery in and around the village of
Princeton. I live near the town line
on the Silvei lake road. Mrs. C.
The band concerts and picture
shows at Brand's opera house this
week are entertainments which are,
figuratively speaking, ught up to
Hem\ Arnhold and family sin
cerely thank the friends and neigh
bors who so kindly assisted them
during the illness and at the funerai
of Mrs Arnhold
Di. F. Kothman, optometrist,
will he in town on Thursday and
Fnda\, Maich 2b and 27 Eyes
examined and glasses fitted. Offiee
at Commercial hotel. 23-tfe
We have the agenc\ lor La Crosse
faun machinery Any one requir
ing repairs or extras may obtain the
same at this store. Mcllhargey
Hardware & Furniture Co. 14-ltc
Now that street-improvement in
Princeton is a dead issue for another
vear at least it will not be necessary
to trouble the attorney general for
an opinion every new moon.
Those little harbingers of spring,
the robins, are with us again, and
it goes without saying that they are
welcome. Crows have been here for
a couple of weeks and orioles are on
their way north.
C. W. Smith, who has bought the
P. VV. Jensen farm in Bogus Brook,
eame in to see 'the Union force on
Monday Mr.' Smith is an up-to
date farmer and dairyman and should
do well on the fertile acres which he
Ernest Sellhorn came down from
Redcliff. Canada, on Friday and re
mained over Sunday with his par
ent s. Ernest says that the brick
business has been quiet but is now
improving. He has a first-class
position and knows how to hold it.
Ignaz Weisgram of Minneapolis
has been employed by N. M. Nelson
to work in his blacksmith shop. Mr.
Weisgram is a native of Germany
and has a parchment indenture to
show that he served his full appren
ticeship. He has had 20 years' ex
perience and is a first-class black
smith and horse "shoer.
Privilege We Prize
Open Sundays from a* m. to 1 i
-M -i _l i
George I Staples is the only person who Is
authorized to collect money due this office In
every oase the party paying money Is entitled
so and should Insist upon receiving a printed
receipt. DTTKH. Publisher
Nelson's photos please the people.
High school entertainment to
I E Wright of Zimmerman was
among the Union callers on Monday.
Tom Yotten proceeded to Minne
apolis on Monday to visit friends for
a few dajs.
Mrs. E. Griffith
twin cities on Monday
It is our pleasure and our privilege to serve
you well if you will but let us. We prize every
opportunity that enables us to extend our store
courtesy, service and acquaintance. Your order
by phone, mail or messenger will be carefully
handled and correctly filled. All the privileges
of our store and the opportunity to benefit by
our reasonable prices are yours. We offer you
the services of a completely equipped prescrip
tion department. A complete stock of drug
store goods, toilet articles and health helps.
Make your wants known to us and we will
prize the privilege of serving you.
C. A. JACK
The R.eacall Druggist
^m*0m**mM iWix m0***0^m^m^^*m0*m0*mmi^m^0mi^0*t^
went to theton
We have just received a choice lot
of alfalfa seed. Mcllhargey Hard
ware & Furniture Co 14-ltc
Dorcas sale and suppei at Allen's
hall on April 15.
Lard, at Hummel's,
pound while it lasts,
Orville Buck went
on Monday to visit
12} cents a
relatives for a
Vacuum cleaners for rent at $1
per day. Call up on Tri-State phone,
No. 53 or 46. 32-tfc
Easter sale and suppei of M.
Ladies' Aid society in basement of
church April 8.
Foi photos of quality and likeness
go to Payette's studio. Open every
day in the year. Main street, Prince-
I am now prepared to plane jour
lumber and will also buy your logs.
Geo. Hartung, 4 miles west of Long
For highest prices and honest
weight bring your chickens, cattle,
hogs, hides, etc., to A. C. Smith's
meat market. 14-3tc
The lakes on First street have
dried up, but with the coming of
the spring rains it is expected that
boating will be resumed.
Since the village went dry there is
a stronger aroma of spiritus frumenti
in the atmosphere and more zigzag
geis are seen on the streets.
A Kansas druggist was recently
sentenced to six months' imprison
ment for selling a bottle of Duffy's
malt whiskey on a fake prescription.
The "go to church'' proposition
is all right, but the boys in this neck
of the woods will never permit it to
interfere with the due observance of
Lars Enckson of Milaca called at
the Union office on Saturday. Mr.
Erickson had with him a diagram of
his world clocka clock which gives
the time at every pont on the globe.
Otto Walters will shortly open a
restaurant and lunch counter in the
building one door south of Payette's
studio. Leonard Scalberg will also
have a pool room in the same build
ing. _^^ 14-j tc
We have buyers for improved
farms and wild lands in the vicinity
of Princeton. Send description,
price and terms. Schwab Bios.,
1028 Plymouth Bldg., Minneapolis,
George Young of north Princeton
was manied 50 years ago yesterday.
He and his wife are both fine old
people and the Union hopes they
may live to celebiate their diamond
"S B."- If you had given voui
name and addiess your communica
tion might have appeared in themusic
Union. Bu the barking of an
anonymous cur or the braying ol a
stray ass dosen't count. I
Our pet ground hog, which is still
in its hole, is a good deal like John
Lind. I came out- of its hole a
while ago to reconnoiter while John
came out of his for a conference with
Senor Rojas. Both went back.
Town boards of supervisors have
appointed road overseers as follows:
Mille Lacs countyJohn Dalchow,
Bogus Brook -Sherburne county- A.
G. Johnson, Baldwin: Isanti county
Andrew Brown, Spencer Brook
All three are capable men.
Before you 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 Prince
A man who lives a few miles from
Princeton told us on Saturday that
instead of getting tangled in town
and straightening up at hoire, as
heretofore, he now gets Wangled at
home and straightens up in town.
He also safd that the old saw to the
effect that a'change is good even
it is for the worst is pure fcbmtnyrot
THE PRINCETON TTNION:
tfrinua^aH Easter -Moto
day at armory.*^
the Eva Keith will entertain
Dorcas society next Wednesday after
The high school entertainment at
the armory tomorrow "night will com
mence at 8 o'clock.
The M. E. Ladies' Aid society
will meet with Mrs. Adna Orton
next Wednesday afternoon.
The Woman's Belief corps will
meet with Mrs. Verge Hatcher on
Friday, April 3, at 2 o'clock p. m.
The Caley Hardware company ad
vertises the Great Western cream
separator this week. Bead the ad.
Rev. Fisher has returned from his
trip and will hold srevices, as usual,
on Sunday in the Congregational
A, C. Smith's meat market will
buy your chickens, cattle, hogs,
hides, etc., and pay highest market
prices therefor. 14-3tc
Dr. Cooney has a sign hung in
office which reads, "N whiskey
Good foi the doctor.
A dance will be given at the
Uglem hall, Long Siding, on Satur
day evening, April 4. Good music.
Everybody welcome. 14-2tc
Mrs. E. C. Meyer went to St. Paul
on Monday for the purpose of order
ing a selection of spring millinery
for her establishment.
Mrs. Charles Keith entertained a
number of her lady friends yesterday
were served at a six o'clock tea.
F. W. Merrill, well-known piano
tuner of Stillwater, will be in
Princeton the week of March 30.
Leave orders at Ewings' store. 14-ltc
Scheen's confectionery has in
stalled a candy kitchen and the most
delicious candies, fresh aud whole
some, may now be obtained there. I
Friends of Mrs. M. A. Nichols of
Spencer Brook recently helped her
celebrate her eightieth birthday an
niversary at her son's home in West
Allen Hayes has an announcement
in this number advertising the Reo
carone of the finest makes on the
market. If in need of a car it will
pay you to see him.
The dance advertised to take place
at the M. B. A. hall, Wyanett, last
Saturday night has been postponed
to MarGh 28, as anew floor is being
put in. Don't fail to try this new
Miss Carol Howard entertained 15
of her girl friends in the parlors of
the Methodist church on Friday
evening. Mrs. Howard served a
dainty luncheon and the girls had a
In order to reduce our enormous
stock of hardware and furniture we
will give a discount of 10 per cent on
all cash sales for the next thirty
days Mcllhargey Haidware &
Furniture Co. 12-3tc
The Princeton Auto company has
engaged John Swelauder of Cam
bridge to work in the garage. Mr.
Swelander is an expeit machinist of
18 years experience and is excep
tionally good on Ford machines. He
staited work on Tuesday.
A garage large enough to hold 10
cars is in course of construction on
the property *of the Mille Lacs Gun
and Boat club at Vineland. An iceprevailed.
house of 24 tons capacity has already
been built, and work on the club
house will soon commence.
At the armory on Easter Monday
the firemen will give their annual
ball. Prizes will be offered for
best waltz, two-step and tango. Pot
ter's orchestra will furnish the
and refreshments will /be
served. Everybody turn out.
The entertainment by high school
pupils tomorrow night at the armory
promises to be the best ever pre
sented. Great pains have been
taken to prepare a good program,
and the rehearsals show that the
presentation will be a success.
"Old Man" Warner received an
order on Saturday from St. Louis
for 30 pounds of butter. The fame
of Princeton butter has spread over
a vast territory. Fifty-five tubs of
butter were manufactured at the
creamerv for the week ending Mon
Ed Foely has brought a number of
traveling men from Zimmerman to
the Commercial hotel during the
week. He says that many a Prince
ton man would be' surprised to see
the number of "dry'- voters from
this place who go to Zimmerman
We have added a grocery depart
ment to oar store. A first-class
line of staple and fancy groceries
your butter and eggs in trade at
highest market price. Watch for
if pur grand opening notice later, t*
il4-ltc Mark's reat Bargaifr Store,
will be kept and we will also take uce, in trade, at the highest possible
value. Watch for our gravnd
opening later, and don't forget the
Rev. C. JLarson will hold service's
in the Chapman school house, east
of Spencer Brook, next Sunday at
1:30 p. m. Everyone welcome.
A young fellow was jerked into the
jug last week for being drunka
very unusual occurrence in Princeton
before the village went bump, or
L. T. Barrett of Minneapolis is in
charge of Scheen's candy kitchen.
He is an expert in his line of busi
ness, which you will admit when you
taste his candies. 14-ltc
George Presley was down from
Milaca yesterday and came in for a
chat with the Union forcer. As well
as being a first-class 'druggist and
chemist, Mr. Presley is one of
best dog doctors in the northwest.
The Union is in receipt of an" in
vitation from Lester B. Mallette to
attend the graduation exercises of
the Kansas City Veterinary college
on April 9. Lester will then receive
his veterinarian diploma. One
and twenty students will
graduate in the class.
-school is out.
A. C. Smith has had the wood
work in his meat market grained
and varnished and the work room at
the back kalsomined and otherwise
fixed up. The place now presents a
neater appearance than ever, al
though it has always been kept
sciupulously clean. Mr. Smith
places cleanliness ahead of godliness.
Mr. and Mrs. Swan Hedman of
Carmody gave a farewell party on
Saturday evening in honor of their
daughter, Mrs. Arthur Staack.
There were 37 persons present and
a most delightful time was passed.
Mrs. Staack, who has been visiting
her parents for two months, left on
Saturday for her home at Spokane,
Happyland closed its doors for a
few days in order to try to help the
band boys with their concert and
picture show at Brands' opera house.
It will be open to the public again
on Saturday, March 28, and will run
every afternoon and evening here
after. Exceptionally good program
on (Saturday and all next week. Rip
Van Winkle Thursday and Friday.
April 2 and 3. 14-ltp
Mrs. Henry Arnhold was laid to
rest on Sunday afternoon. Seivices
were held in the German Lutheran
church. Kev. Eugene Ahl officiating,
and the interment was at Oak Knoll.
The obsequies were largely attended
and there were many floral offerings.
Among those present at the solemni
ties from out of town were Mr. and
Mrs. Gotthart Arnhold of Minne
apolis, who returned home on Mon
Tne ruins of the M. Johnson
building took fire on Saturday after
noon and the department was sum
moned to subdue the blaze. Bub
bish was being burned on the
premises and the fire got beyond
control of those who were attending
to the incineration, and embers were
being scattered by the wind which
The depaitment, how
ever., made quick work of putting
out the fire.
Joe Mossman took a visual exam
ination at Melrose on Friday. This
is an examination which has to be
by railroad employes every
three years. Joe took advantage of
the trip to visit his agedt parents at
Sauk Center. He came out all right
on the examinationhe proved that
he could see a pinhead at a distance
of 100 feet. There are pinhe&ds,
however, that a man can distin
guish at a distance of two blocks,
A new supply of dictionaries have
been ordered and will reach the
Union within a few days. There
have been so many requests for this
valuable book that we have ordered
200 additional. The dictionary is
well worth $4700. I will be fur
nished to new or paid-in-advance sub
scirbers to the Union for $1.00. Let
there be no misunderstanding: Th
Union is $1.00 and the dictionary
$1.00. If the dictionary is sent by
mail 22 cents additional for postage
We Will Handle Groceries.
We have now added a line of staple
and fancy groceries to our large dry
goods stock. We invite your closest
inspection and know that you will
find here those same exceptional
values that have been characteristic
ol this store since its foundation.
We will also accept your farm prod
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Mark's Great Bargain Store.
Now let everybody practice the
tango and be ready to compete for
tne prize at the firemen's ball. We
have already taken three lessons and
can now dip and gyrate in a most
graceful manner. It's splendid ex
ercise, all right, especially when you
practice with men of Joe Mossman's
build. Joe is our instructor.
A 16-ounce bottle that had con
tained whiskeythere was about a
teaspoonful in the bottlewas found
in the rear of one of our village
stores yesterday morning. "Use as
directed" were the only directions
on the label. Supposing the patient
had forgotten the directions and
drank the contents of the bottle'
So many contributions of spiing
and other poetry,or to call it by
its true name, doggerel,written in
an admixture of iambic, anapestic
and jingly meters, with a request
for publication, have been received
at this office that the Union has
decided to hereafter accept such
stuff provided five dollais per line be
paid in advance and the author's
name is attached thereto. In ad
dition the Union reserves the right
to blue pencil such of the effusions
as it sees fit or to deposit them in
the waste basket.
I am making up my list of farms
for this season and would like to list
several farms at reasonable prices.
Robt. H. King.
C. H. NELSON'S
Priscilla under muslins are
made of the softest and finest
white materials. They are
all neatly made and excel-,
lently finished. You will be
particularly pleased with the
pretty laces and embroider
ies which are used.
Priscilla night gowns, slip
ons, trimmed with laces, em
broideries and tucks, a spe
cial value for 98c.
Priscilla combinations and
princess slips are all jnst as
pretty as they1
showing the largest and most up-to-
gr date line of Men's and Boys' Clothing ever
shown in Princeton. All we ask is a chance to
show youour time is yours.
It will be a pleasure to go through the different
jE lines and explain why we claim our goods to be
gr superior to all others for the same amount of money.
It is easy to say that a garment is worth
S: $15.00, now going at $9.98, etc. This is not what
the average man is looking for. If he wants a
gr $15.00 suit it must be worth $15.00 in every way,
not a $9.00 value marked $9.98.
g~ Do not forget to ask to see our $15.00 suits.
They are dandies.
gr Spring shirts, underwear, hats, caps, gloves
g: and trousers are here and we will appreciate a call
r from you at any time.
(Orton & Kaliher
The mass convention of the demo
crats of Mille Lacs couunty at the
village hall on Tuesday afternoon
was very poorly attended, not over
half dozen being present. G.
Eaton and William Cordiner of
Piinceton and A. Allen of Milaca
were selected as delegates to the
state convention at St. Paul on
can be. They,
are so well made, and such
values! Be sure to see them.
If you are going to need
anything in lace curtains you
should see the pretty new
ones which we have this
spring. /The patterns are all
distinctly different and new.
Some .are in very pretty
shadow lace effect, others in
The Home of Good Clothes 3
quaint, old southern designs.
Many of the new curtains are
the ready-to-hang kind which
are so easy to put up. The
finished eyelets to run the
rod through do away with all
troublesome hemming and
we have some
ones made of voile with a
dainty colored border and
finished with a lace edge.
Our line of curtain scrims
and Swisses is also complete
all are of the newest weaves,
and are remarkably low
One lot of swiss in ecru
with figures and borders
in pink, blue and tan, a
splendid value at 12c a yd.
Net boudoir caps finished
with a dainty lace edge, and
ribbon ornaments at 39c.
Flowered ribbons 2\ and
three inch width,
at 10c a yd.
More new Alexander Black
spring coats have arrived
which you should see before
deciding upon any other
kind of model. Those who
have worn our coats know
all their superior qualities
and will tell you that they
never before had a coat of
such durability and with
such distinctive style and ex*
Our new spring dresses
are very pretty, they are
made of crepes, ratines,
linens and-ginghams and are
priced very low.
Some very pretty new
figured foulards have arrived
which would make beautiful
Easter dresses. Only one
pattern of a kind. 1 Make
your selection now. i,*
Bleached crash with stripe^
border, full width yer yd. 5c.
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