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A 50c Hair Brush for
A 75c Cloth Brush for
A 35c Large Dressing Comb
A 40c Large Aluminum Comb
A 25c Silver Purse
A 25c Box Fine Writing Paper
A 20c Box Fine Writing Paper
A 15c Box Fine Writing Paper
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CHURCHILL, WEBSTER & BOLINGER
CITY AND VICINITY.
(From Saturday's I)aitv.)
I.l'orter lias retained from Brainerd
Casselton sent $100 to the Galveston
.Prof. L. L. Boord has returned from
an extended eastern trip.
II. II. Clothier and C. Anderson are
in the city from Windsor.
Mrs. K. B. Dewey lias gone to At
kinson, 111. to join her husband.
Mrs. J. S. Taylor of I'argo arrived
today on a visit with Mrs. (i. E. Ly
It is reported that not over 15 per
cent of the llax crop of Foster county
has been cut.
At the leasing of school lands in
Barnes county forty-two quarter sec
tions were leased for $424.70.
The foundation for the new depot,
at Bismarck has been completed, and
the depot grounds are being graded.
There will be a dime social given at
the residence of (ieo. Woodbury Tues
day evening the 25th, by the W. K. C.
Mrs. Homer of Bismarck who has
been the guest of her sister Mrs. A.
O'llern returned last evening to Bis
Dr. Florence Baier of Owatonna,
Minn, will probably be the assistant
physician at the asylum. She is now
at tluit place.
A Bryan and Stevenson club has
been organized in Valley City with
Darby O'Malley as president and a
big list of members.
Messrs. Gilles and Garnet left for
Canada yesterday, after checking up
the affairs of the Alliance Mortgage
and Investment company.
J. E. Halstead left yesterday for a
month's visit in Crawfordsville, Ind.
Mrs. Henderson and daughter re
turned east with Mr. Halstead.
Henry Odenbach, Blument'eldt'
politician and postmaster, is in James
town. Henry has quit discussing
county politics and now tackles nation
Miss Marie Clausen left today for
Helena where she will probably teach.
She has been an efficient teacher in
the public schools of the county for a
number of years.
J. B. Burgster has purchased the
residence opposite the McCulloch
Lumber Co.'s office and is having the
same moved to Second Ave. where he
will have it refitted.
Sheriff II. C.. Stenshoel, of Valley
City, brought George Montgomery to
the asylum from Barnes county yes
terday. Montgomery has been in the
asylum twice before.
Hev. M.C. Miller left last evening
for the Lardeu mining district in
British Columbia where 1 u» will look
up .sonic business matters. lie will
begone' three weeks.
Miss v'lmrlotte Barton who was for
a number of years principal of the
high school here and a must efficient
teacher, is now teacher of Latin in
the Valley city normal school.
Louis Peters found a number of his
horses which had strayed away, in
Biuineiifeldt. The persons who had
taken tiie animals up had harnessed
thern up and were using tliein right
.John, Morlock of Sykeston found,
through an advertisement in The
Alert, two of his horses which had
strayed away 1'rc.m his farm. Andrew
Otto took the animals up and adver
tised the same.
Miss C'lemma Buck leaves tonight
for St. Paul where she will Monday
begin teaching In the public schools.
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Her successor, Miss Wolfender of May
ville, will arrive tonight. She comes
Mr. Marston, who has been under
treatment at the city hospital for
several weeks was able to be out yes
terday foi the lirst time He is get
ting along all right and expects to
return to the ranch next week.
Attorney ltemmen of Valley. City
lias about completed his fanning oper
ations near Montpelier for the season.
He lias (WO acres of flax yet to cut and
work on this will commence as soon as
it is dry enough. He does not think
the frost injured it.
The advertising department of the
Northern Pacific has received so
many requests for the "1000 Wonder
land" that another edition of 10,000
lias been issued. The historical arti
cle by Olin Wheeler on the expedition
of Lewis and Clark has aroused inter
est all over the country.
There are 200 Indians on their way
from Fort Yates overland to Casselton
N. D. for the second annual Harvest
Festival and Street Fair held there
next Wednesday and Thursday Sept.
20 and 27, 100H. They will strike
Jamestown about Sunday and will
reach Casselton on the 25th.
.lack Spragget who lias been ranch
ing for four years in the hills, has sold
his interest in the sheep herd and will
move into town for the winter. lie
started with 2 head of sheep and sold
out to.I. AV. Balcli who bought of
Spragget and a partner about 2000
head. Jack got in the neighborhood
of $1000 for his share.
A letter was today received by Mrs.
Henry Petty, a relative of Allen
Nichols, a former employe of the
Alert who has been a resident of Gal
veston of late years. Mr. Nichols
says that his family and himself were
visiting ata little town near by and
escaped injury in the storm. Their
residence in Galveston was completely
A. E. Simmons has a badly smashed
bike as a result of a collision with a
dog this morning. Mr. Simmons was
riding at a two-minute clip along a
street in the First ward and failed to
notice the canine until too late. He
tried to turn but being hampered with
a load of bundles failed to miss the
dog, which tangled itself up in the
wheel. The rim and spokes were
smashed but Mr. Simmons fortunately
(Krom Monday's daily,)
B. S. Russell is in Fargo.
Eli Weil was among the arrivals to
A. Dickey left last evening for Pem
bina on business.
Banker A. A. Cantield of Sanborn
spent Sunday in Jamestown.
Miss Isabel Ingalls, who is teaching
at Kensal with great success, spent
Sunday in Jamestown.
Harry Flynn of Mandan spent yes
terday in Jamestown the guest of
Will Haves, leaving last evening for
Judge Bigelow pronounced the
words today which made Miss Mamie
Puth the happy bride of Warner
Truesdell of Adrain.
All members of the Degree of Honor
are requested to attend the meeting
tonight. Business of great impor
tance. Jennie Mitchell C. of II.
J. A. Cummins left Saturday even
ing for Velva, Ward county where he
will build a residence and make some
other improvements on his claim.
Mr. and Mrs. C. E Jones of Minnea
polis were the guests of Mr. and Mrs.
Paul Allen last week. Mr. Jones rep
resents the Deere and Webber Imple
A car loaded with sheep was burned
at Glen Ullin Saturday evening. About
200 sheep were transformed into roast
•t' mutton. No other cars on the train
The Belgian Hare Co, of Minne
apolis has an advt. elsewhere. There
ugood deal of money in
X*|*l this business which is growing in
Miss Marguerite "Ilonnell returned
last, evening from Mandan where she
attended the fair and visited friends.
Mrs. O'l)onnell remained in Mandan
for a few weeks visit.
D. Waliaei,' and wife of New
Castle. Pa!, arrived Saturday for a
short visit with Mr. and Mrs. II. E.
Wallace. Tliey will spend a day or so
at the lake, will visit relatives, Mr.
and Mrs. ('ubbinson at Miniiewaukan,
and proceed to lie coast.
President Wells of he James River
Nat ional bank has a communication
in the Chicago Tribune calling atten
tion to the misstatements regarding
Jamestown made by the Tribune cor
respondent, ami correcting the false
impression that was made thereby.
E. M. Rcardon of Medina who came
to the county from Minnesota to en
gage in stock growing is satisfied that
there will be money made in the busi
ness. lie shipper! lust spring three
cars of stock. His brother Charles is
with him at present but expects to
ship potatoes from Minnesota points
west this fall. The Keardon boys are
George Buckniaster found himself
up'against a charge of stealing a ride
on a train, plead guilty to the charge
court and thought
he ought to he discharged inasmuch
as he did not know there was such a
law. Justice Pierson gave hi in the
marble heart and ten days in jail. As
Buckniaster left the court room lie
said that he would probably leave here
the way lie came as lie had no money.
Some clothing: belonging to Billy
Walters and his brakeman was stolen
from the caboose yesterday. Chief
Wink searched a house belonging to
John Riley and made the fellow hand
over the missing articles. The chief
did not arrest Riley as the men from
whom the articles were taken request
him to recover the articles but make
no arrests. G. E. Lyman mourns the
loss of a set of harness but the police
have been unable as yet to locate the
It seems that Brakeman Frank Gar
lick is now at work in Everett, Wash,
for the Great Northern railroad. The
story about his being in jail charged
with manslaughter in the second de
gree originated over some trouble
which lie had with a Jap. In the en
counter the Jap got the worst of it
and it was feared that he would die.
Garlick would have been obliged to
stand trial in case the man died. The
Jap recovered, however, and Garlick
left the employ of the Northern Pa
cific and went to Everett.
Among the prominent engagements
at the opera house will be the much
heralded farce "Whose Baby Are
You?" which will make its initial
appearance in this city next Saturday
evening. Considerable interest is
manifested in the approaching event
by all lovers of good clean amusement,
for this farce is of a high class. The
author of the piece is Mark E. Swan,
who wrote "Brown's in Town," but
this, his latest effort is generally con
ceded to be the funniest farce on the
stage this season.
Fred Klapp, who has been the ac
countant of the Alliance Mortgage
Company for 11 years and the oldest
servant in the company has tendered
his resignation and leaves this week
for Minneapolis where his family has
resided for some time. Mr. Klapp
has accepted a position as office mana
ger of the Warner & Andrews Com
pany, a large real estate concern in
the Endicott building, St. Paul. He
will have charge of the general office,
there being branch offices in Crooks
ton and Mountain Lake, Minn. On
tlie notice of his resignation Messrs.
Garnet and Gilles, director and secre
tary respectively of tlie Alliance
Mortgage company, voluntarily gave
Mr. Klapp the most flattering creden
tials concerning tlie esteem in which
lie was held by the Alliance company
and expressing the regret of the officers
at his departure. Assistant Manager
Alfred Dickey added his testimonial
of the same character in the strongest
terms. Mr. Klapp has been a resident
of the city for 17 years coming direct
from England. lie lias made many
friends who will sincerely regret 1 lis
departure but who are glad to knnw
that he has received an otTer some
what commensurate with his abilities
as an accountant. His wife and fam
ily will continue to reside in Mintie
(From Tuesday's tlailv
Mrs. Harriet Eddy is spending a few
clays iu Fargo.
Mrs. (.'has. Walker returned last
evening to Fargo.
Mrs. Hayes and Mrs. Faulk
Medina spent Saturday in Jamestown.
Mrs. Chas. Severn of Cleveland is in
Jamestown securing treatment for her
Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Martin of New
burg, N. Y., are guests of Mr. and
Mrs. J. B. Smith.
Oniisby McIIarg was in Grand
l'orks yesterday in attendance on the
''•'publican state committee meeting.
''hief Wink lias a red bicycle be
longing to someone and would like to
have tlie owner to call and look it
Mrs. Heegaard has returned to
Mandan having enjoyed a visit of a
few weeks with her parents Mr. and
Mrs. H. (lieseler.
A. II. IJobinson of Courtenay has
been summoned as one of the .jurors at
the term of ho
S. court, to con
vene at I)evils Lake. Oct. 2.
The Courtenay hall team had pic
tures taken while down here and have
placed the same on sale. The Gazette
gives the boys a jolly about their good
David Curt in, a merchant of .lames
town in he early days, was enroute to
Washington today on the wcstboiu.i
train. He met, many old time friends
at the depot.
Attorney Baldwin went today to
New Kockford where he will bring
proceedings against certain parties
who by fencing lots have closed an
elevator company's roadway.
Mrs. T. J. Brown of Dickey who had
been taking treatment at Jamestown
is st ill unimproved. She has been a
long sulferer from asthma and it, is
feared her complaint is incurable.
The last, N. P. crop report savs
that threshing has been at ^standstill
and farmers are waiting for good
weather to linisii up. Grain is com
ing in slowly and is badly discolored.
Edgeley Mail: Miss Coincide Bar
rett came in from Jamestown, Satur
day. Miss Barrett commenced her
term of school Monday morning, and
is one of the best teachers in the
S. C. Theis is moving his family
from Fargo to St. Paul. He has a
position with the North Star Press
Association as manager of tlie St.
Paul office. Mr. Theis was a former
resident of Jamestown.
Max Wipperman of Wahpeton,
democratic-independent nominee for
governor was enroute to Mandan Sun
day. He met. a few .Jamestown demo
crats and stated that he will be here
later in the week. He will address a
Jamestown audience about the mid
dle of October.
A 5 year-old child of Peter Caliill,
who resides in the Polish settlement
north of this city, was struck on the
head by a horse and a bad gash in
flicted although the skull was not
fractured. The child will recover
although it was a narrow escape from
The harness belonging to Dr. "Wink
was recovered near the river bank
opposite the south side brewery today.
The police discovered where the same
was yesterday and left the harness
there so that the thief would be
caught should lie return for the plun
der in the evening. Much to the dis
gust of the authorities the thieves
were warned of the find--hence did
not return for the plunder.
Tlie local Salvationists are deter
mined not to allow grass to grow un
der their feet until the anticipated
success of their Harvest Festival is
assured. They are busy collecting
contributions of flowers, fruits, vege
tables, different kinds of needlework
and in fact any saleable article or
produce. They are aiming to raise
the sum of $175 as the result. The
barracks is to be beautifully decora
ted for the special services Sunday
Sept, 30th. Monday all day there will
be a sale (of the goods collected) in
tlie S. A. hall, also in the evening.
Tuesday a banquet, tables will lie set
from 5:30 p. m. It is hoped a large
crowd will be present at both sale and
supper as the officer's farewell on Sun
day Oct. 14th ar\d in addition to their
larget, wish to raise sufficient for their
(From Wednesday's Daily.)
.Int think liow line short week ago
We all did much persinre.
Now down the ei'ttar steps wt- go
To t'ulit tin1 furnace lire.
Mrs. Fergus is visiting in Minne
There was snow at Grand Forks
Mrs. R. Allison of New Rock ford
was a guest of the Gladstone yester
Tax Agent Schwartz, of Northern
Pacitic is a visitor in JaineMowu to
John Y. Kasterbrooke went yester
day to Fariro to see the prohibition
candidates for the presidency.
Wilbur Root got his hand tangled
up in a press in the Alert stlice today
and one finger was badly crushed.
M. A. Hildreth. candidate for con
gress on tlie fusion ticket will speak
in Jamestown, Saturday October H.
.A. G. Tellner has received some fine
new fixtures for his store. He will
move into his new quarters next week.
A social will be given by the (iirls'
Guild of Grace Epissopal church Mon
day evening, Oct. 3. Admission toe.
The marriage of L. L. Watson of
Kensal to Miss Marie Brastrup will
take place at the residence of the
bride's father this afternoon.
Jos. Stoulilof Medina has rented tlie
Lyman house. His family will occupy
the same fort ho winter. Mr. Stoulil
will look after bis business in Medina,
Wo move into our new store Oct.
1st. Souvenirs given away opening
day. All are invited. A. (J. Tellner,
the jeweler. 5t.li A venue South.
Two tourists were given lodging in
the police station last night. They
were broke and had insufficient cloth
ing to keep them warm. They left
for the east today.
.A year aguyeslerda.v the First Regi
ment. of North Dakota Volunteers
were mustered out at the Presidio.
San Francisco, and on (let. 1 the sol
dier boys reached home.
Osiner Burleson will start up his
threshingcrew tomorrow if weather
permits. The grain is getting fairly
dry and a little more dry weather will
make threshing good for the lirst
Engineer Pettigrew of the asylum
recommends in his report: that, an
electric railway line be constructed
from the asylum to Jamestown. He
thinks the asylum could be saved
about 000"per year.
J. A. Cummins has returned from
Velva where he spent a few days. He
says nineteen buildings have been
erected in Velva since last spring and
land has increased in price. Many
claims have been taken in the vicinity
during the past summer and the
county is being rapidly settled.
Annual Report of N. P.
Pamphlet copies of the annual re
port of the Northern Pacitic railway
for the fiscal year were issued yester
The improvement of tlie property
was continued during the year on an
extensive scale, both from appropria
tions of earnings and the proceeds of
the issue of new capital of $3,000,000
appropriated from the year's earnings
for betterment: all but $72,305 was
expended. The largest items of ex
penditure charged against this fund
were $32!),51ii for bridge work, $12*.."83
for new spurs. $1'.)2.!»7 for changes of
grade and line. $300.i for widening
embankments etc.. the total for road
way work being $1,80.114. For new
equipment $031,083 was spent.
Charges against capital account
were $3,374,074 of which $725,140 was
for real estate, $1,584,001 for branches
and extensions, the chief charge being
$750,437 for the Valincr cut-off, $270,
000 for purchase of securities of Por
tage & Northwestern railway and
$705.ooo for additional equipment.
Besides the cost of additional equip
ment provided by charges against
capital and the appropriation of in
come referred to above. $31 \3so for
new equipment or replacement was
charged directly to operating expen
Secured Necessary Acreage.
Oakes Republican: The last of the
0,000 acres of contracts for sugar beets
was filed with Trustee McCartney
last night. This closes the deal so
far as the efforts of the committee
for contracts goes, but there is much
yet to be done to make the enterprise
a complete success.
While the committee will not solicit
any contracts, they will continue to
accept any that are offered and give
all an opportunity to get into the
It can now be set down for an as
sured fact -as sure as it can be at this
time—that Oakes will have a beet
sugar plant in operation next season,
and the piant will have six thousand
acres of beets to work up into sugar.
The committee and those who so
ably assisted them in the work are en
titled to the thanks of every citizen
of Oakes and the
They have met many difficulties in
the work of securing contracts, but
like genuine North Dakotans they
have overcome everv difficulty and
have secured the last acre of the six
Following in a list of unclaimed let
ters remaining in the postoffice at
Jamestown, N. I.. for the week end
ing Sept. 22. 1000.
Conaut. Mrs. Harriet B.
Smith. Helen Mrs.
Sheridan. Mollie Miss
Sobota. Mary Miss itwo)
Kaepnick. W. F.
Mosher. B. R.
Reilling. William C.
These letters ^i"
held 21 days
after which they will be sent to the
dead letter office. In calling for these
letters always say advertised and give
date of this list.
Chas. L. Mitchell, p. m.
The independent and democratic
central committee filled a number of
vacancies for minor offices on the
county ticket Saturday For assessor,
1st (list. Prosper Naze. Jr. was sul
stituted for Fred Nichols: Justice of
the peace. E. P. Olson, Medina, for J.
S. Tutford: F. M. Neva and C. A
Zimmerman for constables and Win.
L. Hall for county surveyor.
TWO POPULAR CANOiDAItS.
L. B. Niemeyer, Candidate for Auditor
and M, D. Williams for Senator.
Both Good Men.
The Alert presents today pictures of
two popular candidates on the county
independent-democratic ticket.—L. B.
Niemeyer. candidate for re-election as
auditor and M. D. Williams, candi
date for state senator. The records
of both gentlemen are of the best.
Both have held office and have dis
charged the dut iesinvolved upon them
with credit: to themselves and to tlie
sat isl'act ion of cit i/.ens and taxpayers.
Mr. N.M ineyer has a knowledge of
languages and 1 his. witii his business
like methods, has resulted in the
L. I!. NIKMKYlilt.
transaction of the county's contin
ually increasing business with the
taxpayers wit greater ease and sat
isfaction to all parties concerned than
ever before. II is friends predict that
his majority of something over 200
over his opponent of two years ago
will be largely increased. Voters will
make no mistake in casting their bal
lots for Mr. Niemeyer.
M. D. Williams, candidate for sena
tor, held the office of state land com
missioner six vears ago. He is one of
the largest taxpayers in the farming
community, is interested in farming
operations and should lie be elected to
the legislature would introduce no
M. D. WI I.MAMS
bills unsatisfactory to his constituents.
He is familiar with the needs of the
people and would look carefully after
their interests. He is in favor of
keeping the state's expenses within a
reasonable amount and appropriations
for unnecessary expenses would not
receive his approval.
Special Train Saturday.
A special train will be made up in
Jamestown Sat urday morning and will
leave here at i:30 a. m.. for Fargo so
that all who desire to hear illiam J.
Bryan speak at Fargo at 11 o'clock of
that day may do so. The committee
on arrangements is A. M. Halstead.
C. A. Klau.s and Dan Ihighev
You had another of your
"bad spells" this morning
and a real old-fashioned pic!:
headache was its chief symp
It* you only had taken an
Aver's Pill last night!
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