OPINIONS OF EDITORS.
It Would Help Some.
Congress, instead of bothering itself
about literacy tests for immigrants,
ought to busy itself about establish
ing an intelligence test for voters.
Red Wing Eagle.
"Wolves destroy more deer than
illegal hunters," is the claim made by
some of those who ought to know.
The natural inference is that at least
half of the game wardens should be
started out after the wolves.Biwabik
They Do Not.
It is claimed that the "bridge com
bine" is back of the agitation for
home rule in the letting of bridge con
tracts. The bridge contractors evi
dently don't like the highway commis
sion's way of doing business.Spring
field Free Press.
How E\-Go\ernor Eberhart, a man
with just ordinary ability, can ask
more firm the people of Minnesota is
beyond us. He has been sufficiently
honored. The senatorship for which
he is a candidate, should be handed to
someone else this time.Albert Lea
So our old friend W. W. Rich has
been separated from the pay roll of
the United States Marshall's office,
and is feeling about as lonesome as he
did when the office of fireman in the
state senate was abolished, several
generations ago. Why not make him
sergeant-at-arms of the efficiency and
economy commission?Hastings Ga
Henry Would Make Good.
If State Treasurer Gooding is not to
be a candidate for election this fall,
we nominate Henry Rines of Mora for
the place. No man in the state is bet
ter qualified than he. He would add
strength to the ticket. Besides, the
state owes him something for the good
work he did during his long term as
a member of the legislature.Cam
bridge North Star.
The Law's Best Feature.
It is reported that an organized at
tack on the state highway commis
sion is scheduled for the next legisla
ture. About the best features of the
good roads law is the provision re
quiring the supervision of the high
way commission, and the people in
terested in good roads will do well to
get busy in support of the commis
sion.Elk River Star-News.
Well Equipped for the Position.
Henry Rines, of Mora, has filed for
the republican nomination for state
treasurer. Mr. Rines was a candidate
for state auditor two years ago and
came within a few votes of receiving
the nomination. His newspaper
friends in various parts of the state
are boosting his candidacy, and he
is looking to them for the support
promised in case he decided to file.
He is a newspaper man, was speaker
of the house in 1913, and well equipped
for the position.Brainerd Dispatch.
Senator Clapp will not deliver the
Memorial day address at Duluth this
year, as the members of the G. A. R.
at that city have withdrawn the invi
tation sent him to participate as the
chief speaker, on account of his oppo
sition to the administration. The
communication stated that "we will
not stultify ourselves by listening to
a man who has refused to support the
President of the United States in a
crisis." Also that "it would be advisa
ble for him to be too busy to be able
to accept."Stillwater Gazette.
A Hazardous Business.
Managing a saloon in this day and
age is a mighty risky business from a
financial standpoint. Last week a
pauper, who was thrown out of a
saloon at Bemidji some time ago, se
cured a verdict for $1,000 against the
saloon keeper for frozen hands, which
had to be amputated. Courts have
repeatedly held that saloon keepers
are liable for personal injuries re
ceived by a person when intoxicated,
when the source from which the liquor
came can be established.Park Rap
An Unexpected Commission.
The story is told of a temperance
business man in a neighboring town
who received a letter and blank from
a booze concern, soliciting his pat
ronage. The letter stated that if he
wasn't a prospective customer, he
would be given a liberal commission if
he would fill out the enclosed blank
with the names of liquor users, pro
viding they purchased within a certain
time. In a spirit of levity, the blank
was filled out with the names of cer
tain of the prominent and self-avowed
"dry" men of the town. The matter
was forgotten until a few weeks later
when the "business man received a
check for $10.44 as his commission
for the booze sold to the "dry" pros-
pects he had sent in. And now he
wonders who were which.Cokato
1 LONG SIDING
Wm. Lipp went to the cities last
week on business, and returned Tues
Children of Mr. and Mrs. Gorder of
Brickton visited at the Uglem home
the latter part of last week.
Mrs. J. W. Hill visited Mrs. O. L.
Bye one day last week.
Looks like business here to see how
Charley Janecke has got the wagons
on display out and also other hard
ware and implements.
The new road grader which the
Farmers' Hardware & Produce Co.
sent for, came last week, and now we
can soon look for better roads.
Last week Arthur Larson and bride
moved from the hotel rooms to Henry
Uglem's tenement house. Three fam
ilies are living there now, and more
would move in if there was room.
Henry Uglem went to the cities on
On Tuesday S. A. Miller drove to
Oak Park with a traveling man for
Henry Uglem, and he found the roads
in fierce condition.
Arthur Larson went to the cities on
Monday to transact business and re
We are sorry to hear that Albert
Anderson, who resides in Minneapolis,
is sick with tonsilitis.
S. A. Miller and wife drove to
Princeton Monday on business.
Mrs. Arthur Larson has been vis
iting a few days in Princeton, and
returned Tuesday evening on the
The teacher of Brickton visited at
the Lipp home Tuesday evening, and
returned Wednesday morning to her
Mrs. R. Thompson and children of
Greenbush visited at the H. Uglem
home on Monday.
Ben Uglem left for Montana last
week to be employed for the summer,
and also to prove up on his claim.
Miss Sophie Thompson left for Min
neapolis Wednesday morning, to be
employed for the summer.
Tenny Thompson has gone to Mon
tana where he will be employed as a
Ludwig Thompson's brother hafe
been visiting here and the two of them
left to visit their sister in Viroqua,
Wis. Mr. Thompson returned last Fri
The Farmers' Live Stock & Pro
duce Co., shipped a carload of cattle
to St. Paul yesterday.
We have surely got spring at last
Well, its about time, and farmers will
surely appreciate it.
Mr. Beden has been quite sick for
some time, but is reported on the gain
now, which his many friends will be
glad to hear.
Arthur Lind was a pleasant caller
at the Sandquist home Sunday even
The Lind Bros, are busy cutting
wood with their saw rig in this vicin
ity at present.
The "Moonlight Club" of Estes
Brook will meet at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. Sam Jones next Friday
night, April 14th. All are extended
Get your garden seed at the corner
Mrs. Olander Pierson and daughter,
Esther, were pleasantly entertained
at the 0. J. Almlie home Sunday last.
Mrs. H. L. Bemis called on Mrs.
Robt. Ayers last Friday.
Soon we will hear wedding bells.
Leap year is surely establishing a
Report of district 57, Isanti county,
for the month ending April 7th, 1916.
Total enrollment, 30. Those neither
absent nor tardy during the month
were: Glen and Arthur Rust, Leroy
Sternquist, Albin Levine, Clifton and
Florence Chilstrom, Viola and Ever
et Rust, Melvin Karline, Hugh Steeves,
Arthur Rust, John Fischer and Bertha
Olson received 100 in spelling during
Blanch M. Pierson, Teacher.
(First Pub. Apr. 13-3t)
Citation for Hearing: on Petition for Probate
ESTATE OF PHOEBE M. SOULE.
State of Minnesota, County of Mille Lacs
In Probate Court.
In the Matter of the Estate of Phoebe
The State of Minnesota to the next of kin
and all persons interested in the allowance
and probate of the will of said decedent: The
petition of Nora Bock being duly filed in this
i court, representing that Phoebe M. Soule, then
I a resident of the County of Mille Lacs, State
of Minnesota, died on the 20th day of March,
1916, leaving a last will and testament which
is presented to this court with said petition
and praying that said instrument be allowed
as the last will and testament of said deced
ent, and that letters testamentary be issued
theieon to Benjamin Soule. Now, Therefore
you, and each of you, are hereby cited and re
quired to show cause, if any you have, before
this court at the Probate Court Rooms in the
Court House, in the Village of Princeton, Coun
ty of Mille Lacs, State of Minnesota, on the
8th day of May, 1916, at 10 o'clock A. M., why
the prayer of said petition should not be
Witness the Honorable Wm. V. Sanford
Judge of said court, and the seal of said court'
this 11th day of April, 1916.
WM. V. SANFORD,
's. P. Skahen,
Atorney for Petitioner,
i Princeton, Minnesota.
HUGHES SECOND IN IOWA
Cummins Gets Delegation to Repub
Des Moines, April 12.The boom
for Justice Hughes is the real thing
in Iowa, as demonstrated at the first
presidential preference primary.
Only fractional returns have been
received and while Senator A. B. Cum
mins gets the delegation to the Re
publican national convention by a
handsome majority Justice Hughes
carried a few precincts and ran well
ahead of Roosevelt.
President Wilson gets the Demo
cratic endorsement without opposi
The total Republican vote was not
over 75,000 and the Democratic 60,-
000. It may be a week before all the
returns are in.
ASKS FOR REPORTS
Washington, April 12Without de
bate the senate adopted a resolution
by Senator Kenyon, Republican, di
recting the attorney general, if not
incompatible with public interest, to
submit to the senate all reports of in
vestigations made by the department
into the Standard Oil company since
the supreme court decree of dissolu
sion against that company, and par
ticularly any investigation into gaso
Senator Kenyon read to the senate
resolutions adopted by the Western
Oil Jobbers' association at St. Louis
petitioning congress to supplant the
Sherman law to make effective the
decree of dissolution against the
Standard Oil company and declaring
it to be the sense of the association
that the dissolution decree was a fail
A letter to Senator Kenyon from R.
S. Welsh, counsel for the association,
declared independent oil jobbers of
the Middle West will be driven out
of business and face financial ruin un
less an end is brought to discrimina
tory prices of gasoline dictated by the
Standard Oil business.
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THE PRINCETON UNION: THURSDAY, APRIL 13, 1916
Auto Truck Kills Boy.
St. Paul, April 12.Within sight of
two little sisters playing in the win
dow at home Frank Kinning, eight
years old, was run down and killed
by a heavy automobile truck. The boy
was dead, lying in a pool of blood,
when Dr. R. A. Schnacke arrived in
the police ambulance.
Explosion Fatal to Two.
Peoria, 111., April 12.An explosion
of sisal dust in the waste house of
the Peoria Cordage company's plant
here killed one employe and fatally
injured another. Benjamin Murphy
was burned to death and J. E. Abbey
was fatally burned.
England Orders 100 Howitzers.
Philadelphia, April 12.A contract
for 100 howitzers at a cost of $2,700,-
000 was awarded the Midvale Steel
and Ordnance company by the British
government. The order is for deliv
ery next year.
Twenty Horses Die in Fire.
Marinette, Wis., April 12.Fire
caused damage estimated at $25,000
to a livery barn and two residences at
Menominee, Mich. Twenty horses
were burned to death.
GRAIN AND PROVISION PRICES
Duluth Wheat and Flax.
Duluth, April 12.WheatOn track
and to arrive, No. 1 hard, $1.21% No.
1 Northern, $firstname.lastname@example.org% No. 2
Northern, $email@example.com%. FlaxOn
track and to arrive, $2.14.
St. Paul Grain.
St. Paul, April 11.WheatNo. 1
Northern, $firstname.lastname@example.org% No. 2
Northern, $email@example.com% No. 2 Mon
tana hard, $firstname.lastname@example.org% corn, 74y2
@75%c oats, [email protected]%c barley, [email protected]
72c rye, [email protected] flax, $2.19.
Minneapolis, April 11.Wheat
May, $1.20% July, $1.20%. Cash close
on track, No. 1 hard, $1.26% No. 1
Northern, $122% 1.24% No. 2 North
ern, $email@example.com% No. 3 Northern,
$firstname.lastname@example.org% No. 3 yellow corn,
74%@75%c No. 3 white oats, [email protected]
42%c flax, $2.19.
South St. Paul Live Stock.
South St. Paul, April 11.Cattle-
Receipts, 4,000 steers, [email protected]
cows and heifers, [email protected] calves
[email protected] stockers and feeders, $5.-
00 8.25. HogsReceipts, 8,600 range,
[email protected] SheepReceipts, 400
lambs, $5.50 10.75 wethers, [email protected]
8.75 ewes, [email protected]
Chicago Live Stock.
Chicago, April 11.CattleReceipts,
4,000 steers, [email protected] cows and
heifers, [email protected] calves, [email protected]
50. HogsReceipts, 13,000 light, $9.-
[email protected] mixed, [email protected] heavy,
[email protected] rough, [email protected] pigs,
[email protected] SheepReceipts, 15,000
native, [email protected] lambs, [email protected]
St. Paul Hay.
St. Paul, April 11.HayChoice
timothy, $17.50 No. 1 timothy, $16.50
@17.00 No. 1 clover, mixed, [email protected]
15.75 No. 1 mixed, different grasses,
[email protected] 15.25 No. 1 mixed, timothy
and wild, [email protected] choice upland,
$15.50 No. 1 upland, [email protected]
No. 1 midland, [email protected] No. 1 al
falfa, [email protected]
The Change of a Word.
"You wouldn't think there'd be
enough difference between the definite
and the indefinite article to matter
much, would you?" said a woman who
writes for a living. "I made a lifelong
enemy of a woman once just by writ
ing 'the' where I meant 'a.' It was an
account of her wedding 1 was doing. I
said something about the ceremony be
ing performed at the home of the
bride's aunt, and then I added that
there were present 'only the few
friends of the family.' The bride nev
er got over that 'the' in front of few.
It happened five years ago. and when
my name is mentioned she still froths
at the mouth."Washington Post.
AN ORDINANCE TO ESTABLISH A CUB
FEW IN THE VILLAGE OF PRINCE
TON AND FOR THE ENFORCEMENT
The Village Council of Princeton do ordain as
SECTION IIt shall be unlawful for any
child or children under the ape of sixteen (16)
years to be on the streets of thib Village or in
public places thereof after the hotu of nine
o'clock P. M., unless such child or children be
accompanied by the parent or guardian of such
child or children, or be accompanied by some
other adult to whose custody they have been
SECTION IIEvery parent or Kuarihan of
any child or children who shall allow or per
mit such child or children to be upon the
streets or in other public places in violation of
this ordinance shall themselves be deemed KUilty
of violation hereof and shall be punished as.
hereinafter provided, and provided further that
the fact that such child or children of any par
ent or any child or children under control of
any guardian, shall be found in public places
or upon the streets of this Village in violation
of this ordinance, shall be prima facie evidence
that they are there with the knowledge and
consent of their parent or guardian.
SECTION IIIWhosoever violates any of the
provisions of this ordinance shall, on convic
tion thereof, be punished by a fine of not less
than two dollars ($2) or more than twenty-five
($25) Dollars, and the costs of such prosecution
or imprisonment until such fine be paid not to
exceed twenty-five (25) days.
SECTION IVIt shall be the duty of the
Village Marshal and all police officers to see
that the provisions of this ordinance be en
forced and to arrest all violators hereof
SECTION VThis ordin r-e shall take effect
and be in force after its ilrcation.
Passed this 5th day oril 1916
^-i .-ii.*. President.
Attest: Clifton Cravens,
(First Pub. Apr. 13-3t)
Citation for Hearing on Petition for Adminis
The State of Minnesota, to the next of kin
and all persons interested in the granting of
administration of the estate of said decedent
The petition of Joseph G\ Whitcomb having been
filed in this Court, representing that Lydia
Louisa Whitcomb, then a resident of the County
of Mille Lacs, State of Minnesota, died intes
tate on the 21st day of March, 1916 and pray
ing that letters of administration of her es
tate be granted to George A. Eaton, and the
Court, having fixed the time and place for
hearing said petition: Therefore, you and each
of you, are hereby cited and required to show
cause, if any you have, before this Court at
the Probate Court Rooms in the Court House
Village of Princeton in the County of
Mille Lacs, State of Minnesota, on the 8th day
of May 1916, at 10 o'clock A. M., why said peti
tion should not be granted.
Witness, the Judge of said Court, and the
Seal of said Court, this 11th day of April,
Estate of Lydia Louisa
ESTATE OF LYDIA LOUISA WHITCOMB.
State of Minnesota, County of Mille Lacs,
WM. V. SANFORD,
i A T^- Probate Judge.
Charles A. Dickey,
Attorney for Petitioner,
Dr. Isgrrigg will accept no more pa
tients for treatment until about May
1st, at which time he will have moved
into modernly equipped offices over
Herdliska's jewelry store, fully pre
pared to successfully treat all forms
of chronic diseases.
Coffees, Teas &
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Cheap separators are cheaply made from cheap materials,
that is the only reason why they are cheap. A Great West-
ern costs less than two cheap ones and lasts longer than
four. It keeps our old Ford busy these days delivering Great
Westerns. They are the world's best, closest skimmer, self
draining bowl, and a lot of other features no one else can
show you. Also sanitary. Is it any wonder why so many
women are unanimously in favor of the Great Western.
So simple a child can run it, and you don't have to watch
for danger signals. Come in and arrange for a free trial.
We deliver Free of charge.
Cale Hardware Co.
To Princeton Roller Mill Co.,
Yours very truly,
MRS. A. NEUMANN,
Feb. 28, '16 Zimmerman, Minn.
No Mille Lacs County Taxpayer Can Afford
to be Without the Union
Here is a loaf of bread from your
100% Flour, for a sample. It is the
best flour I have ever used.
Roadster $S9St both f. o. b. Toledo
With Electric Starter and Electric Lights
Four Inch Tires
HE body Resign of this new Overland
out the latest streamline design.
The equipment compares with that of cars very
much higher in price. At the same time it is a
low priced car that costs very little to run. It
is equipped with the Autolite two-unit starting
and lighting system. Its rear springs are the
famous cantilever type, probably the easiest
riding springs ever designed. It has four-inch
tires all around non-skids on rear. Demount
able rims are used and one extra rim is included.
There is a magnetic speedometer and a full set
of tools. It is not only a thoroughly high grade
car, but carries with it a completeness of equip
ment unheard of in cars of this price.
Call, telephone or write for demonstration
J. C. SMITH, Agt. I
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