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Everythingis Judged by Coiiipanso
and there is just as much difference in wall paper as
One grade or style may be considered very good
until compared with something better when the value1
formerly attached is immediately lessened by com-
Our wall papers have gained their popularity by
comparisonthe more you compare them with others
the more you will appreciate their value. Quality
C. A. Jack Drug Co.
Open Sundays from 9 A. M. to 1 P. M.
George I. Staples is the only persoil who is
authorized to collect money due this office. In
every case the party paying money is entitled
to and should insist upon receiving a printed
receipt. R. C. DUNN, Publisher.
A garden for every home should be
Foley is to be supplied with elec
tricity from St. Cloud.
L. W. Eaton of Medford was a
Princeton visitor the first of the week.
A delegation of Princeton Odd Fel
lows visited the Zimmerman lodge
A. E. Shaw has purchased a new
Oakland "six" automobile, having
sold his old car.
The trees on the court house grounds
are being trimmed and a marked im
provement is noticeable.
Jas. Mee, pharmacist at Armitage's,
has applied for a position as pharma
cist in the U. S. hospital corps.
Erick Backlund of Wyanett and
Earl Henschel of this village recently
purchased Maxwells from J. H. Hoff
The skating rink is proving popu
lar, and not a few ride the little rollers
each evening. It is clean and whole
Clint. Slater purchased a Chevrolet
automobile through the J. C. Herdliska
agency last week.
If you need any work in the line of
sheep shearing call on me. I am pre
pared to do it. Sam Smith, Princeton.
Tri-State phone 264. 20-2tp
Geo. Raiche was here from Mora
the first of the week. He reports that
his son, Alonzo, likes service in the
marine corps first-rate.
Mrs. Anna Ewmg left for St. Paul
Tuesday morning to attend the Grand
Chapter of the Eastern Star, as a dele
gate from the local lodge.
It is easy to criticize and find fault.
Any idiot can do that. But it requires
brains, energy and nerve to construct,
upbuild and accomplish things.
Arrangements have been made for a
flag at the court house, but as yet the
village hall is without one. Every
public building Amerca should fly
Roy Hunter, Geo. D. Marias and
Jack Droogsma left Foreston Monday
to join the U. S. navy. Mille Lacs
county is never found wanting when
Uncle Sam calls for men.
Onamia is to have a new school
building to cost $10,786, exclusive of
heating and plumbing. The contract
has been let, and the building will be
ready for use by September 1, next.
Oscar Wikeen, of the First field
artillery, which has been temporarily
withdrawn from active service, is vis
iting at his home here. Oscar was
recently promoted and is now a line
Fred Ross writes from Dogden, N.
D., where he is conducting a "movie"
theater, and reports that he is pros
pering. He enclosed some of his ad
vertisings matter, and he certainly is
putting on first-class films.
Why not recruit Company up to
war strength at once? It is only a
question of a few days at most when
the selective draft law will be in oper
ation. Mille Lacs county may be re
quired to furnish more than one com
pany, several companies probably, be
fore the war is ended.
The members of the commercial
club and all business men of Rosseau
have pledged themselves to give? their
service in the fields during the com
ing season, in order to relieve the la
bor shortage and to help increase the
crop production of Minnesota.
The King's Herald will meet with
Irene Cater next Saturday afternoon.
Warren Angstman of Baldwin took
the initiatory degree in Oddfellowship
C. L. Hardin left for Hibbing Mon
day evening, where he will act as
Attend the special sale on millinery
and corsets on Friday and Saturday,
May 11 and 12, at Mrs. Christopher's.
Miss Edith Earley has closed a suc
cessful term of school at Chase Brook
and returned to Princeton Friday
Merchant Geo. P. Creglow was in
Zimmerman the first of the week, get
ting his new store at that place ready
During the week ending Tuesday 72
tubs of butter were churned at the
farmers' creamery, 50 of which were
Oscar Carlson and Andrew Olson of
Maple Ridge purchased Maxwell auto
mobiles through the J. H. Hoffman
agency last week.
To produce and save all manner of
food products in this year of national
crisis is a patriotic duty of all good
citizens. Plant a garden.
Dr. J. F. Kothman, optometrist, will
be in town on Wednesday and Thurs
day, May 16 and 17. Eyes examined
and glasses fitted. Office at the Com
mercial Hotel. l-tfc
The illustrated lecture by Rev. Peat
field at the Congregational church on
Monday evening was largely attended,
and it was extremely interesting as
well as instructive.
Notice, lace window curtains, hand
embroidered work, neatly and quickly
done. Also mending and repairing.
Prices reasonable. Tri-State phone,
No. 321. Miss Galbraith. 20-ltc
Sergt. Hofflander of Co. was a
Minneapolis visitor Saturday. He con
templated applying for a place in the
officers' training camp at Snelling, but
decided to stay with the home boys in
A good advertising medium, for
professional men especially, is the
Tri-State Telephone directory, which
is now being compiled and printed at
the Union office. More than one thous
and copies will be printed.
A patriotic service will be held next
Sabbath at 3 o'clock at the Blue Hill
Methodist church. Rev. Geer will de
liver the address, and Allen Ross, Jay
Winsor, Glenn Davis and L. S. Briggs,
who compose the Methodist male
quartet, will sing.
The M. E. church is taking the in
itiative in organizing a Princeton Red
Cross society, as will be noted by the
church notes in another column. They
hope to interest the other churches
in the good work. This is a movement
that should appeal to all citizens.
Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Allen and Post
master and Mrs. Allen of Milaca
called on some of their Princeton
friends Sunday afternoon. Jerry said
the roads between here and Milaca
were not exactly as smooth as an
asphalt pavement but they were pass
The Civic Betterment club will give
a patriotic program at the Armory
on Friday evening, May 25. No ad
mission fee will be charged but a col
lection will be taken, the proceeds of
which will go to the fund for a sol
diers' monument. AH of Princeton
The e'Mille Lacs County Sunday
School association officers met at the
home of Mrs. Anna Ewing last Friday.
After a delicious luncheon was served
the officers reported on their work.
Plans were adopted for district con
ventions and the county convention
was invited to the Princeton Methodist
church in September.
For sale, a child's sulky, rubber
tires, top, good as new.,^.Inquire at
Union office* 2Qrltc
The Greenbush and West Green
bush ball teams will clash at the Bau
man diamond next Sunday.
Senator T. C. Blomgren, Postmaster
Emanuel Yngve and R. L. Stoner of
Cambridge were Princeton visitors
The Union will probably have a few
words to say next week on the prop
osition of building a new school house
in this village.
J. E. Yngve went over to Cambridge
last evening to say good-bye to a
brother, whcr left this morning to join
the U. S. navy.
Those who received the paper last
month, The Chiropractic Educator, will
receive the second edition this week
some time. Watch for your copy. 20-1
The Dorcas society will meet with
Mrs. F. M. Campbell next Wednesday
for a social afternoon. The hostesses
will be Mrs. Campbell, Mrs. A. M.
Davis and Mrs. J. F. Petterson.
Judge Chas. Keith left for Cincinnati
last Saturday morning and expects to
be gone about a couple of weeks.
Henry Newbert receives callers at the
Judge's office during his absence.
The Ladies' Relief association will
meet with Mrs. Elmer Whitney to
morrow afternoon, Friday, May 11.
All members are asked to be present
as plans will be made for Memorial
The next regular meeting of Wal
lace T. Rines Post, G. A. R., will be
held at the Armory, Princeton, next
Saturday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock.
All members should attend as ar
rangements, will be made for a proper
observance of Memorial day. J. A.
Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Ferrell and
Miss Ruth and Glen, of Minneapolis,
were the guests of Mr. and Mrs. A.
E. Allen from Saturday until Sunday
afternoon. Glen, who has had some
military training, has applied for ad
mission to the Fort Snelling camp, and
stands ready to serve his country
whenever called upon.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles M. Babcock
and Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Mullen drove
through town Sunday in Mr. Mullen's
new Buick six, on their way to Milaca.
Mr. Babcock and Mr. Mullen combined
business with pleasure and discussed
road matters with the engineer who is
making a detailed survey1,
Stillman Oakes and Leon Moore left
for Minneapolis 'Monday to enlist in
the navy. The former was accepted
and is now at the training camp at
Great Lakes, Illinois. Leon was un
derweight, but is to be commended
for his willingness to serve. Mille
Lacs county has sent several young
men to the navy, and that they will do
their duty is certain.
King Burrell stopped in town a short
time last Friday while on his way to
Onamia. He had just gotten back
from Colorado Springs, and had made
the trip overland in his little Ford.
Mrs. Burrell, whose health is much im
proved, had accompanied him as far
as Atlantic City, and from there she
took the train to Minneapolis. Mr.
Burrell says he has driven his Ford
over 18,000 miles, and it is good for
ten or fifteen thousand more.
A booklet purporting to contain the
Minnesota roads laws as amended at
the recent session of the legislature
has been mailed by R. C. Dunn to town
and county officers in Mille Lacs, Sher
burne and Kanabec, but chapter 259
was omitted f^rom the booklet. That
is the" chapter /which' refers -to drain
age and the draggingc tax. ^Booklets
containing chapter 259 will be mailed
to the town and county officers within
a few days.
Emil Olson of Princeton town sus
tained painful injuries last week while
blasting stumps with dynamite. He
was using old fuse that had once been
wet, but later dried. He lit a fuse,
and it sputtered, and appeared to have
died out. Just as he went up to in
vestigate the charge exploded. His
head and hands suffered, and he may
lose the sight of one eye. He was tak
en to the Northwestern hospital, and is
doing ^fully as- well as could be ex
Over two hundred crowded into5
Sold by A. E. Allen & Co.
There may be a scarcity of farm
labor_in Princeton and vicinity later
on, and it might be as well to have
some sort of an organization to help
out if necessary. The State Public
Safety commission is organizing
every county in the state.
Lack of gravel for hard-surfacing
roads is one of the greatest draw
backs in permanently improving roads
in the vicinity of Princeton. The
gravel obtainable within a reasonable
distance contains too much clay*._
Crushed rock is expensive but it is
about the only material that will an
swer for hard surfacing.
As I have decided to erect a new
building of fireproof construction, for
Nelson's Photo Studio in Princeton,
I shall offer for sale the former studio
building which was partly damaged
by fire a few weeks ago. Here will
be a chance for someone to get all or
part of this building cheap. Lots of
good lumber in it and iron covering.
All the outside walls are intact and
the roof is of steel and therefore not
damaged. The long part of the build
ing would make a good garage or
workshop. It is so constructed that
it can be moved very easily. I shall
be at the building in Princeton next
Monday, the 14th, from 10 4o 2 o'clock.
Come in and get a bargain. P. J.
Nelson, the Photographer. 20-ltc
5 Notice to Customers.
X)wing to the fact that horse shoes,
nails and toe calks have doubled in
price we, the undersigned, find it
necessary to advance our prices on
shoeing to 35c and 60c. Said advance
to take effect on and after May 14,
1917 N. M. Nelson,
J. A. Madsen,
Spencer Brook M. W. A. hall last Sat
urday night to enjoy the home talent
play which was a very humorous inter
pretation of the old-fashioned anti
quated parcel shower for the deacon of
the church. A program of songs and
readings was well rendered as an in
troduction. After the play the ladies
served a bountiful lunch to all who
were present. Over $50.00 was re
ceived at the door. Those who pro
vided the program and lunch are en
titled to much credit for such service
in favor of community betterment.
201-tc Claire' Neumann.
Notice to Contractors.
School district No. 33, Benton coun
ty, will receive sealed bids for the
erection of a two-room school house,
and also a basement under same, at
the residence of the clerk, Andrew An
derson, on Saturday, May 19, at 2 p.
m. The plans and specifications may
be seen at the residence of said clerk,
and also at the office of the county
auditor, Foley, Minn. The board re
serves-the right to reject any or all
bids. A certified check for 5 per cent
of bid to accompany each and all bids.
Andrew Anderson, Clerk.
Foley, Minn., R. F. D. No. 4. 20-2tc
Keep the little ones h^dttry" and hap-j
py. Their tender, sensitive bodies re
quire a gently, healing, harmless rem
edy in the Spring. Hollister's Rocky
Mountain: Tea is a safe tonic remedy,
thorough, but not injurious. 35c. C.
A. Jack Drug Co. Adv.
Sold by A. Allen & Co.
C. H. NELSON'S
We are showing a very
strong line of Silk cravats in
the very latest styles at 25
and 50c. You should see
Men, we are offering silk
shirts at $2.50 and up that
are much better than you
expect to find at these prices.
They are well tailored, have
an all linen collar band and
the latest in cuffs.
Bargains are a rare thing
these days. Come and see
what we have to offer you.
You surely need new cur
tains this spring. We are
anxious to show you our line.
It is complete in every way.
Curtains of the most exquisit
design and curtains for your
kitchen, dining or living room
in good substantial weaves.
The old garment may be
made to appear new by add
ing a dainty collar to it. Our
collars have never been more
dainty or beautiful than those
we have stocked this spring.
Crepe de chene, Georgette,
Organdie and Jap silk.
Plants tips and butts accurately, No change of plates to drill or check
Can plant 2, 3 or 4 kernels in a hill without stop, or changing plates.*
Valves in shoe. Will not clog or scatter corn. New adjustable marker
without rope. Cold rolled steel shafting. All checking parts rivited.
Frame can't get out of line.
Caley Hardware Co.
stripes and coin spots for
Every color you may desire
is on our shelf.
Tub silk blouses are the
most convenient garments to
be worn with either suit or
separate skirt. We have some
beauties. Call in and look
Something new in Paisley
Silk Petticoats. Just what
you need to wear with your
suit or heavy skirts. Colors,
tan, green and navy, -only
Our children's dresses sur
pass anything we have ever
carried before. The shades
are unusually good, material
of the best and prices very
This season we are show
ing an exceptionally big line
of aprons. Many new ideas
are brought out this spring.
The Percales are of the, best
Your Spine an Index
Do you know that your back
bone is the index of your entire
body? Do you know that your health
depends upon the relative posi
tion of the bones in your back?
If you suffer and arefnot famil
iar with Chiropractic, it is your
duty asjwell as privilege to avail
yourself of full information.
Don't waste time and money ex
perimenting. Have the real
cause of your troublef adjusted.
MINNIE A. PERRY
Over First NationalBan
Tn-Siate 334 Rural 93
BRING IN YOUR
And Have Them Repaired
Your old pump made
better than new
New packing box, new leathers
and thoroughly over- TKA
New leathers and re
George A. Coates
At Rudd Lbr. Office
LOCAL MARKET QUOTATIONS. I i
The quotations hereunder are those
prevailing on Thursday morning at the
time of going to press:
All varieties, $1.75.
GRAIN, HAT. ETC.
WheatNo. 1 Northern $2.68
WheatNo. 2 Northern $2.64
WheatNo. 3 $2.58
Oats 55c 60c
Barley $1.00 $1.26
Flax $3.14 $3.19
Rye $1.87 $1.94
Beanshand picked $8.00
Pat beeves, per lb 5c 8c
Calves, per lb 8c 9c
Hogs, per cwt. $14.00
Sheep, per lb 5c to 9c
Hens, old, per lb 18c
Springers, per lb 12c
grade %XL& sizes range from
small to very large.
Why make your summer
undermuslins? We can sup
ply you with any garment
you may need. These gar
ments are of the finest qual
ity, daintily trimmed and
well finished. Every garment
a wonderful value.