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THE PRINCETON UNION By MRS. R. C. DUNN Subscription Price $2.00 0. I. STAPLES, Baslneai Manager Office: First Street, East of Court House THOS. H. PROWSK Editor GRACE A. DUNN Associate Editor Foreign Advertising Representative THE f- ^TRICAN PRESS ASSOCIATION THE COMMUNITY PICNIC. The community picnic Sunday mea sured up to the mark in every particu lar. It was a big family party and everyone had a good time, but the best part of the whole affair is tha after ef fect. On the streets of our town there seems to be a new spirit, there is an unusual amount of warmth and friend liness in the atmosphere and this is undoubtedly one of the psychological effects of 5,000 friends and neighbors meeting together for a pleasant, soci able afternoon. Everywhere the wheels seem to be running smoothly. A master hand has made the fine ad justments in the most sensitive me chanism ever created and it matters not where we are situated nor what our occupation may be, we all respond to the fuendly touch of our fellowmen. There may be an occasional genius who is self sufficient unto himself but most of us common folk need to come in contact with a few companions. When we meet together in as friendly and as sociable a spirit as we did Sun day afternoon, we ail profit greatly. Here is to the community picnic of 1922, may she be even better and 'big ger than her sister of 1921. Budget Director Dawes is becoming more and more active cutting down government expenses. With numerous fell swoops he is swinging his axe. He has now issued instructions, under the authority of the president, establish ing a central, co-ordinating control over government purchases and the disposition of surplus property of the government. While the control is gen eral, he will first bring pressure to prevent departments from continuing purchases in the open market when other departments have a surplus of the desired articles. To carry out the provisions the country is divided into nine sections, corresponding with the nine army corps areas, and in each section Dawes will name an official co-ordinator with broad powers. If Dawes continues along the economic lines which he is pursuing he will in the course of t'me bring matters down to a point where government expendi tures will be reduced to a mere bagatelle in comparison with those of the past few years. More power'- to you, General Dawes. A short time ago one of our 'om nent IIUS.TKSS men was spending a few weeks at a pretty little resort in an adjacent county. There he met many vacationists from various cities and towns in Minnesota and frequently he was askeo1 about his own townwas Pri.iccton a good town for business? All s'tch inquiries met with but one response: "I believe more business is tiansacted in Princeton than in any 'other town of its size in the United States." There may be some differ ence of opinion in regard to our friend's judgment, although our own observations would lead to the same conclusion, but there can 'be no ques tion whatsoever in regard to the spirit of his remark. He believes in his own town and is everlastingly loyal to it. Hats off to citizens imbueu with this spirit of optimism and loyalty, they are the men and women who"will bring husiness to any community. We have many of them in Princeton and that is one reason why we have such a husy, prosperous town. Charles B. Cheney in his column in the Minneapolis Journal states that the friends of Frank B. Kellogg ap pear to be getting somewhat nervous over the opposition that seems to be lining up against him. During the last few weeks Senator Kellogg has received scores of favorable notices in the papers throughout the state, which, liowever, is not an indication of nervousness, but mere loyalty. It will be remembered that the intitial Kellogg boom six years- ago started with the country press. Prank B. Kellogg has given a good account of himself and has made a record in the United States senate thatreflects credit on Minnesota. The men who fought hard for Kellogg in 1916 are wrll satisfied with their candidate and they will 'be found according him the same loyal support in 1922. After a period of informal negotia tions and assurances asked and given, at least in part, Japan has formally consented to join in the disarmament portege which will beg in in Washing ton on Armistice day. TTiis clears the road for action and there is relief in Washington. It removes the one obstacle which Washington has felt most in making arrangements for what must prove one of the world's great conventions. In Washington 'there had been considerable nervous ness, only partially concealed, over the Japanese delay and the known reasons which were in the background. Now let us hope that when the repre sentatives of the great nations get together they will adopt plans which will insure lasting peace to the world, but we doubt it. The so-called president of Austria declares that his country and Germany would have'won the war h*Td absolute prohibition prevailed during the con flict. A better view is, perhaps, that they would not have entered the war had they not been drunk on something or othfir. In Mannheim, Pa., a minister by the name of Snavely, a Mennonite, refused to conduct funeral services over the 'body of a boy who was killed at Chateau Thierry "because the coffin was draped in an American flag. The justly indignant parents of the boy then had the casket removed to the United Brethren church, where serv thisthe un-Americangpreacher byn the nape of neck, dra his body i a mud puddle, then apply to him a coat of that black, substancenwhich It has come to pass that a person who walks a couple of blocks is placed in the tramp category. But wait awhile and you will find that those people who are too lazy to use their legs even to stimulate muscle action will find that they walk like a person afflicted with moonshinitis. In the course of time the legs of humanity are liable to become mere drumsticks unless people use them instead of say ing, ''James* get out the auto and take me to Mrs. Jones' in the next block." English will replace French as a compulsory foreign language in the public schools of Bavaria if Minister of Education Matt has his way. The Bavarian parliament at its next ses sion will debate the innovation which would relegate French, now compul sory, to the rank of optional study. We have to give Commissioner Matt credit for knowing a good language, when he hears it. Henry Ford seems to have made a very reasonable proposition for the acquirement *of those Muscle Shoals nitrate plants which are virtually of no use to the government, and we see no reason why he should not be given possession. If Henry is treated fairly in this matter perhaps he can be in duced to purchase those wooden ships of ours which are going to pieces in various ports. Attorney General Daugherty an nounces that he expects to submit to the president nome time this month recommendations for the pardon of Eugene V. Debs, imprisoned socialist leader. If President Harding pardons this seditionist he should not be sur prised if he finds that many people attribute the action to politics. Aroused 'by the numerous fatal ac cidents occurring as the result of air planes performing so-called "stunts" over holiday crowds, the war depart ment has issued general orders re stricting such proceedings. This should have the effect of averting many accidents and thus saving many lives. A WORD OF APPRECIATION. We wish to express our appreciation of the co-operation of our friends and patrons in preparing this special edi tion of the Union to commemorate the thirtieth birthday of the Mille Lacs County fair. The Princeton mer chants hardly waited to have the plan of the edition explained before each one agreecLto take a full or half-page ad vertisement. It took less than an hour to solicit the advertisements of the home merchants. Practically every other business man who was interviewed displayed the same buick, generous response. The business men. in Princeton, Milaca, Long Siding and every other town in the county believe a good, live fair is a "big asset to any county and they know that our agri cultural society has labored effectively. We also greatly appreciate the sev eral articles that have been contrib uted by the superintendents of the various departments and our other friends. Silver Loving Cup to Be Awarded. The Milaca' Commercial club has agreed to give a silver loving cup as a prize for the butter that, makes the highest score at the Mille Lacs county fair. This contest is open to the Isle and Onamia creameries and the cream eries in district 24 of the state butter makers association. The district in cludes the creameries at Bock, Ogilvie, Milaca, Foreston, Oak Park, Foley, Pease, Glendorado, West Branch, Princeton and Elk River. The cup will become the permanent property of the creamery that makes the highest score in three years. Births at Northwestern Hospital. August 8To Mr. and Mrs. Harry Peterson, Princeton, a boy .August 9To Mr. and Mr Steward, Princeton, a boy. August 11To Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Marget, Isanti, a boy. August 12To Mr. ajid Jacka, Princeton, a girl. The high sheriff of Mille Lacs county was here yesterday in a case in which a couple of boys were arrested for stealing watermelons. The boys were only 8 and 13 years of age and a week or so ago they broke into a man's STORY OF OUR FAIR (Continued from page 1) that is standing today and a ticket office was built. All the trees in the area enclosed by the race track were removed. i os 0f ices were conducted. Nothing would j. i. agricultural society had arn indebted- afford us more pleasure than to nes A n,e yea rf $3 & ap rorat i9iQ, alhoug i receive on of $415.25. person reanzpe*it noi mucn^ money iFew ex person realize how much money is ex pende .ft dudn is used on roofsticky and roll him i the con tents of a feather bed. on fairg ou coun mantain grounds in good conditioin anndi th keepineg the buildings in repair amounts to quite a sum and if any permanent im provements are^made that is just so much extra expense. The state appro priation each year covers a large per centage of the money awarded in pre miums but no other appropriations are received outside of the county. In the past 10 years the county itself has appropriated $2,500 and last year the village of Princeton donated $500. All other money used by the association must come from private contributions, the sale of privileges and gate re ceipts. No superintendent of any de partment receives any remuneration for his serves and no officer of the association except the secretary re ceives a salary. During the last few years the secretary has been paid the princely sum of $150 per year and it is safe to state that no man who was not willing to give most of his service gratis could be induced to accept that office for a salary less than $1,200 per year. In fact that is the salary received by the majority of permanert secretaries of the various county fairs. All the officers of the association and a score of other members who took so active a part in developing the Mille Lacs County fair, among whom should be mentioned Charles Keith, R. C. Dunn and J. J. Skahen, are entitled to much credit. Andrew Bryson who served as presi dent from 1910 to }919, E. K. Events who is now president, and Ira G. Stan ley who has been secretary since 1908 are deserving of especial mention. Secretary Stanley has been exceeding ly" faithful in performing his duties and in his endeavor to Build up the fair has given of his time and energy without stint. The Mille Lacs County fair is a county institution and the agricul tural socety is a county association. The directors are elected by the members of the association on the first Tuesday in December of each year and the directors choose the offi cers. It has always been the policy of the association to elect as directors men who represent the whole county. The following were directors for the Dan Sunberg, Foreston J. J. Skahen, year 1912: J. A. Allen, Milaca Andrew Bryson, Princeton Peter Jensen, Bo gus Brqok H. J. Mann, Wahkon S. S. Petterson, Princeton Nels M. Pet erson, Bock George Schmidt, Prince ton township Ira Stanley, Princeton Dan Sunberg, Foreston J. J. Skahen, Princeton, and Ole Uglum, Greenbush. The building program begun in 1911 with the erection of the agricultural hall, a poultry building 60 by 24 feet and a cow barn 36 by 96 feet, was continued in 1912. During that year the^iorse barn was remodeled and enlarged and the-administration build ing and the grand stand were erected. The ladies of Princeton and the fair management built the women's rest room. This rest room was much need ed and Mrs. J. J. Skahen was one of the women-who took an active part in securing funds for its erectibn. The following year, on the 19th of April, a rather disastrous fire visited the fair grounds. The big barn com pleted the previous,year was entirely burned and the horse barn was par tially destroyed. The poultry hall and the grand stand also were slightly scorched The barns^ were replaced before the fair jgjg'Jofiowing Septem ber and two new buildings were added to the group, the icaretaker's house and ttie art hall. Some of the most distinguished men in the county have delivered addresses' at our county fairs, among whom are our two United States senators, Knute Nelson and Frank B. Kellogg, and James J. Hill. The day Mr. Hill spoke, September 12, 1913, the gate re ceipts were $1,126.20, the highest amount ever reached on any one day in the history of the fair until August 29, 1919. comparison of the figures in the taWe Mrs. Roy August 17To Mr. and Mrs. Georg, .Lindgren, at their home in Princeton, break all records girl. house and stole two watches. As the)Lacs County Agricultural society has owner recovered his property he did not prosecute the boys in consequence of their youthfulness. In the water melon case County Attorney Doane gave them a lecture and they were placed under probation. Marshal Young will keep them under his eagle eye, The West Branch Creamery associa tion will hold its annual picnic in N. P. Olson's grove, Greenbush, on Sunday, August 28. Everyone is invited to participate irrthe festivities. published elsewhere in this issue Jiving such data a gate Verne receiptsfo amounts awardesdthepremiums in an the last 10 years will give some indi cation as to the growth of t*he fair during that period of time. It should noted that the gate receipts last year were almost twice those of any previous year and according to all in dications, ,the 1921 fair is going to A part of the prosperity of the fair may be due to the fact that we have always continued the open door policy established in 1892. Any resident of Benton, Sherburne or Isanti county can make entries in any department and compete for the premiums offered. To sum up the whole story, the Mille is the past 10 years purchased the 20 acres of land comprising the present site and has erected a group of 10 fine buildings, besides^ each year staging the best county fair in this section of the state. Send for free catalogue of the Col lege of" Commerce, St. Cloud, and ar range to enter college this fall for the improvement of your education and an increase of your, earning power. Fall term starts September 5.Adv. 35-lc THE PRINCETON UNION: THURSDAY, AUGUST 18, 1921. IT ENDS INA BLOW UP (Continued from page 1) down. The lefthander settled down to business here and the best the visitors,, got out of this mixup was a lone run. Anderson went to his relief in the ninth to ease the strain. The pitching was about even up, as usual Princeton outdid their rivals in the error end of it. Manke's athletes are charged up with six blunders, while the wild Irish only slipped twice. Foley brought a big crowd of root ers with them and also their band. They played several selections in front of the grandstand before the game started and their offerings were great ly enjoyed by the picnic crowd. This county seat town of .Benton county is sure a live wire proposition and, while its ball team has a bit of a reputation for being a bunch of scrappers, this is more of an asset than a liability after all. Mu'ggsie McGraw and his New York Giants also have a reputa tion for being a bunch of scrappy ball players, but you notice that they are usually heading the National league or crowding some other team the limit for first place. Foley has a good ball team, a good band and a bunch of rooters who like to win, just the same as any other red-blooded fan likes to see the home team win. We have only praise for Foley's band. We'll fight her ball team, but we love her still. Next Sunday's Game. Sunday, August 21, the Calhoun Commercial club team of Minneapolis, will be here to try a whirl with the Princetonians. This is one of the best semi-pro teams in the twin cities and should put up a good, fast contest. Princeton has bolstered up its lineup and will endeavor to win this "game. This is the first Minneapolis team to play here this season and the local management is under considerable ex pense to get themup here. A liberal patronage for this game would be greatly appreciated. Game called at 3 p.m. John Henry Glade. John Henry Glade of Princeton died suddenly at the home of Chas. A. Marks at Iowa Falls, Iowa, on Wed nesday, August 10, death being caused by heart disease. Funeral services were held at the Methodist church, Milford, Iowa, on Saturday, August 13, and were con ducted by Rev. C. B. Whitehead, as sisted by Rev. Henry Nobbs of Prince ton, pastor of the Methodist church of which deceased was a member. The remains were interred in the family lot at Okaboji cemetery. John Henry Glade was born at El dorado, Iowa, on ^Defcember 15, IpgSMlIEIaiaSMMM O ?1880. When 19 years fit agfe he moved, with his parents, to Milford, Iowa, where his young manhood wrs spent. On March 8,1905^ he was married to Miss Alice Henderson who, with two daugh ters, survive him. A short time after their marriage Mr. and Mrs. Glade went to Midland, S. D., where they settled on a home stead. They remained there until they proved up on the claim and then re turned to Milford. They later moved to Princeton, where they purchased a farm. For several years Mr. Glade en gaged in farming here, but later rent- edJiis farm and took up other lines c*f work. Last spring he sold out all of his holdings and, with a friend, the two families left on a trip by autotto Yellowstone national. park and other places of interest in the west. They were on- their way home and had stopped at Iowa Falls to visit a broth er of his friend, Mr. Marks, when he was stricken. Death came without warning and consequently was a se vere shock to the entire community Bi Fire Sale where he was well known. Besides a bereaved widow and two little daughters, he leaves his father, stepmother, six sisters and three brothers. The, sisters are Mrs. Mattie Craighton, Spirit Lake Mrs. Minnie Waldron, Colorado Springs Mrs. Lot tie Sietsman, Spirit Lake Mrs. Ther esa Coleman, Milford Mrs. Emma Moritz, West Valley, New York, and Mrs. Eva Hepplewhite, Pueblo, Colo rado. The brothers are George, Jamestown, N. D., and Will and Ray mond Milford. He was a man of the highest ideals and lived up to them. His life was a benediction to his family and friends. He was a faithful member of the Methodist church at Princeton, also of the I. O. O. F. lodge at that place and a member of the Yeomen lodge at Milford. Thus passes from life on earth to life eternal one of the best and truest men the community has known. Nelson E. Jesmer Dead. Telegrams received by Mrs. C. S. Neumann and Mrs. E. E.Whitney con vey the information that N. E. Jesmer, who conducted the largest mercantile store in Princeton for many years, and owned the Jesmer opera house, is dead. He died in Seattle, Wash., but no date was given in the telegrams as to when his death occurred. He left Princeton something like 14 years ago for the west. He is survived by his wife, two sons and one daughterRoy, Bert and Lola, all of whom live in the state of Washington. Nelson E. Jesmer was born in Franklin county, Pa., on May 25, 1849, and came to Princeton in 1866. For about four years, when not attending school, he worked on a farm. He was later engaged by H. B. Cowles as a clerk, and after an experience of four years behind the counter opened a general store on his own account, which he disposed of when he went west. He was a prosperous business man who always had the^ interest of the village at heart, and his old-time friends will be sorry to learn of his death. Mrs. Nancy A. McFarland. Mrs. Nancy A. McFarland died at the home of her son Arthur in Albert Lea on Friday, August 12, and the re mains were brought to Princeton for burial. Funeral services were conducted at the Methodist church on Monday by Rev. Henry Nobbs and the interment was at Oak Knoll, a large number of people following the remains of this good woman to their last resting place. Mrs. McFarland, whose maiden name was Nancy'A. Maddocks, was 'born at North Ellsworth, Maine, on April 30, 1842. In 1863 she came to Minnesota and located an Greenbush, and on December 31, 1864,, she was married to George W. McFarland. In the spring of 1920 she moved to Albert Lea and there made her home with her son, Arthur, until called by death. She is survived by five sons, namely, Fred E., Baker, Mont. Arthur G. Al bert Lea Walter C, Mora William J., Alaska, and Roy P., Ollie, Mont. In the death of Mrs. McFarland a kindly, charitable and true Christian woman has passed to her heavenly re ward, and many will miss her presence and long hold her memory in rev erence. Mrs. Pauline Heruth. Beginning Monday, Aug. 22 UR entire stock of general merchandise, I including Groceries, Men's Clothing! Boys', Girls' and Ladies' Clothing, Dry! Goods, Shoes, Bed Clothing, Dishes andj Notions will,be sold during this sale atj great sacrifices. Mrs. Pauline Heruth died at her home in Greenbush on August 11, and funeral services were conducted by Kev. Vogel at Immanuel's Lutheran church last Saturday afternoon. Pauline Heruth, whose maiden name was Schwanke, was born at Gotjmerr, province of Poscn, Poland, on Sep tember 15, 1842, and was married to August Heruth in that town. With Come early. Goods will be priced to 1 move as we wish to get back to take care i of normal trade before fall. I Eggs will be taken in trade, otherwise I all sales must be Cash. No Refunds or Exchanges Don't miss this chance. We do not pre- dict that this sale will last long at our prices. Alfre Olso Co MILACA, MINN. i E i her husband she came to the United States in 1868 and later located on a farm in Greenbush. Mr. Horuth died "in 1914. She is survived by the fol lowing children: Wm. Heruth, sr., and Mrs. A. Betzler, Greenbush Mrs. Pester Mutz, Washington Mrs. Emma Chew, Willmar, and Rudolph Heruth. She also leaves 34 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.' Mrs. Heruth was a kind-hearted old lady, always ready to assist her neigh bors in times of sickness or distress, and she was consequently beloved by all who knew her. The family extends heartfelt thanks to those who so kindly assisted them during the illness and at the obsequies of Mrs. Heruth and for the beautiful floral offerings. Lavoune Doris Johnson. Little Lavoune Doris Johnson, the two-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George S. Johnson of Wyanett, died at "the Northwestern hospital last Thursday from bronchial pneumonia. The body was taken to Dassel for in terment and the funeral was conducted by Revs. Thorwall and Edquist last Saturday afternoon. Deceased is sur vived by her parents and two broth ers. T. M. Youngmark and daughter, Ruth, were among those who attended the funeral. The family extends sincere thanks to those who assisted them during the illness of their loved one and at the funeral, especially to the nurses at the Northwestern hospital and the clergymen who officiated at the solem nities. Andrew Sjoblom came down from his farm at Smoky Hollow, Mille Lacs lake, on Saturday with calloused hands, blistered nose and corns on his feet. He told us he had just harvested 30 tons of hay and pitched all of it himself. The Misses Gertrude and Winifred Bishop will arrive home Saturday, the former from a tour of the west having seen both Yellowstone and Glacier national parks, Seattle and many other points of interest, and the latter fiom a visit to relatives in Chicago and Mil waukee. Colonel Harry Ford, that real so ciable engineer who pulls you up and down between here and St. Paul, is being treated by Dr. Cooney for an abscess on the left arm. Harry tells us that after the doctor opened up the pus bag he experienced great relief. He will be here for a few days, he says, at least until Dr. Cooney tells him he can go back and manipulate that lever again. Announcement. We have taken the agency for the famous Cooper storage battery, guar anteed for 18 months. Selling at cata logue prices. See us before buying elsewhere. Egge Brothers' black smith and Machine shop. 35-lc. i The Film That Performs Make arrangements to meet your friends and leave pack ages at our store during the fair, Aug. 31, Sept. 1, 2 and 3. You need that kind of a film. A film that gets results. That film is Rexo. It has speed and latitude, the two things that produce negatives with snap and value. BLUE HILL PrincetonDrugCo. OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOCX)000000000 the Joy of Motoring Have a convenient place for housing your car and making the small repairs. One of the first requirements of a complete garage is the work benchyou need a place for the tools and acces- sories. This bench may be built along- the side or in the rear, according to choice. Of course, you'll arrange for the windows. Good lighting is first-aid to handy repair work. A concrete floor provides good drainage and you can wash the automobile in all kinds of weather. Build* a garage now. It's a year 'round necessity. We have a ready built garage for sale cheap. Rudd Lumber Co. J. V. MORGAN, Manager. I Mr. and Mrs. Steadman, daughter and grandchild motored up from Min neapolis on Sunday to renew old ac quaintances here. Everyone is invited to come to the ice cream social to be given on the church lawn Saturday evening, Au gust 20., by the Ladies' Aid. Ice cream, cake, coffee, cones and other good things to eat will be served. Grandma Ross was a visitor at O. Sproessig's Friday. A large crowd enjoyed the dance at the town hall Friday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Brisbane and daugh ter, Genevieve, were entertained at the G. A. Ross home Sunday. The Ladies' Aid will be entertained by Mrs. Adam Bender Wednesday, Au gust 24. The society is doing splendid work and much interest is shown in the meetings, which are very well at tended. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Iuiiler and Mr. Miller's father and mother visited at John Miller's Sunday. On Friday afternoon C. E. Brande had quite a serious accident when driv ing on a loaded hay scoot. A chain suddenly broke, causing him lose his balance and fall to the ground, lighting on his head. He was taken home and Dr. Cooney called immedi ately. Mr. Brande suffers consider ably from the fall but is resting easier at this writing. Many friends wish him a speedy recovery. Sunday school Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock and preaching services at 3 o'clock. All are welcome to attend. Miss Marriage of Big Lake was a guest at the Wm. Swearinger hme last week. A number of friends and relatives from here attended the funeral of Grandma Heruth in Princeton Satur day afternoon. Dolores Payette visited Alice Hoehn in Princeton Sunday and Monday. Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Taylor and family motored to Big Lake Sunday afternoon. They were accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Talor who visited them a week. Mr. and Mrs. Herman Goebel and son, Clifford, of Milaca, and Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Brown and family spent Sunday evening with Mrs. J. M. Saxon Mr. and Mrs. Marion Northway, son Frances and two youngest children ?nd Mr. and Mrs. Hammer motored up from Minneapolis Sunday to visit at the W. H. Thompson home. Mrs. Northway and children will remain about two weeks. Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Bundy and Mr. and Mrs. A. G. Fageiberg and daugh ter, Ruth, were dinner guests at Chas. Groff's Sunday. The community picnic in Princeton Sunday was a great success. Many from here report the day well spent and wish to express their thanks for the cordial invitation extended by the Farm Bureau association and the Commercial club, the next big event we plan to attend is the county fair in Princeton, which has unusually fine attractions, and premiums offered this year.