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Fifty Years fha Standard
Mfhtst Nantrs World's Fair
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JAMESTOWN AND VICINITY
Herman Nurnberg is spending a
week in Chicago on the markets for
II. N. Middleton left last night for
Chicago for a ten days purchasing
trip for Strong's store.
William Fergus'arrived yesterday
from Salt Lake City to attend the
funeral of his mother.
The west bound train was in two
sections today, both being crowded.
The train was late.
John Anderson returned this morn
ing from a trip to California, where
enjoyed a visit of several weeks.
A marriage license was granted last
evening by Judge Bigelow to Thomas
McGuire of Courtenay and Miss Anna
27iedecken, also of that place. Miss
Niedecken formerly resided in James
town. Mr. McGuire is marshal at
The members of the fire depart
ment of tibe city held a meeting last
evening. The members of the Ar
tesian company were all present but
the N. P. hose company members did
not come and so the meeting was
postponed to Thursday of next week.
Geo. Lutz: I was in Minneapolis
this week and meta number of lead
ing business men of that city who
seem very confident of the growth
and coutinued prosperity of this
part of our state. Visited Mr. Wells,
in the elegant family home, and
spent a delightful time there. The
weather seemed much colder and
more severe there than it was in
Some of the members of the legis
lature were enroute to Bismarck to
day, not caring to risk the train's be
ing late tomorrow. The grind begins
tomorrow afternoon at 2 o'clock and
as thgre will be only eleven working
days left before the close at midnight
^March 6, the solons will have a fairly
busy time disposing of bills left. As
the fate of most of the bills has been
decided upon by committees there is
not likely to be any great excitement
on the floor of either house.
Ivan Carrick: Am returning from"
St. Paul where I went with Mrs.
Carrick on ner way for a trip to Wis
consin. We are in hopes that we
new depot at Edmunds this
summer as there is a great deal of in
convenience in having goods shipped
through to Melville, or prepaid Last
year the company gave us a new stock
jar ds. There area good many new
settlers and stockmen coming in
Tower City Topics: Messrs. Priewe
& Dalrymple of the Tower City Tele
phone Exchange are contemplating
ibuilding a rural line from here to
Page in the spring. They will also
build several other rural lines if they
meet with sufficient encouragement
from the farmers. Any farmer who
desires telephone connection should
call at central and talk it over with
Manager Dalrymple. Remember in
becoming a subscriber on one of these
Tural lines you can talk to Fargo.
Minneapolis, Chicago and New York
City from your own home as well as
to your neighbors and people in Tow
Not a dollar need be paid until
you're cured. Get a package of Rocky
Mountain Tea. If it fails to make
you well, and keep you well, it don't
cost a cent. 3oc, Wonnenbrg & Avis.
Mrs. McKenzie returned to Bis
marck today to remain until the ses
It is now rumored that the Cassel
ton-Marion branch of the Northern
Pacific will be extended into Dickey
Hans Bentru was brought to the
asylum from Grand Forks county by
Sheriff Turner. Bentru had been in
the asylum before.
Many farmers have everything in
readiness for spring the wheat clean
ed, harness mended and machinery
repaired—and there are others.
Senator Williams and Representa
tives Heck, Fried and McKenzie left
today for Bismarck on the morning
train which was two hours late.
I Miss Creola Shepard lias recovered
from illness. She leaves the middle
of next month for St. Paul where she
will have a position in a milliner*
O. St. Chenery received a hand
some solid gold watch chain from his
mother in England recently. It is
unusually heavy and rich looking,
each link being stamped.
Fargo will get $80,000 for an ad
dition to the federal building if the
bills of Senator McCumber and Con
gressman Marshall become laws. The
building has been found too small.
Both east and westbound trains
were on time iast evening for the first
time in many weeks and some east
bound travelers had to hustle to
make the train.
Baby sleeps and grows while mam
ma rests if Rocky Mountain Tea is
given. It's the greatest baby medi
cine ever offered loving mothers. 35c.
Wonnenberg & Avis.
Alf. Ellsworth who has been in the
northern part of the state for a cou
ple of weeks on Workmen business
spent a few days at home this week.
He organizes lodges at Barlow and
Brinsmade this week.
A number of members of the leg
islature went to Bismarck today for
the reconvening of the legislative ses
sion. The session closes March 1.
Monday is a legal holiday and there
will be no session although a good
deal of work has to be done in the
remaining 8 days.
Yal. Schmidt of Glen Ullin, was
bound for Manitoba today to look
over the country. Be says the set
tlers in the vicinity of the above town
are getting too numerous for stockmen
and that range is scarce compared
to other days, but that all those de
voting their time to the stock and
dairy business are doing well.
The case of the state vs. C. A.
Zimmerman, of Medina for obtain
ing money on false pretenses from
Christian Wolff, of Medina, which
was to have been held in Justice
Pearsons Court today, was, with the
consent of the States Attorney with
drawn and dismissed ,defendant pay
The funeral of Mrs. Glaspell,
mother of Judge Glaspell, occurred at
Davenport la., Tuesday last, at the
residence of J. M. Glaspell, a son.
Nearly all the relatives were present.
Deceased was a victim of heart
disease. Judge and Mrs. Glaspell ex
pect to make a trip south before
returning and possibly visit the Hot
With the approach of Lent, pub
lic entertainments will become very
scarce. The opera house has no
bookings for some time to come. We
shall therefore appreciate the two
attractions in the Public School
Entertainment course next week.
A concert will be given in the Meth
odist church Tuesday night, and a
lecture in the Catholic church Fri
At the Fourth Annual convention
of North Dakota and Northern
Minnesota Retail Implement Dealers,
G. W. Kurtz of Jamestown read a
paper on "The Threshing Machine
Business." Mr. Kurtz explained that
owing to the broad scope and range
of his subject, it was impossible for
him to cover it in all its various
phases. It was shown that in supply
ing implements for the farmer the
question of requirements and supply
and demand had to be reckoned with.
That the relations between the re
tailer and consumer should in every
case be one of mutuality, for the suc
cess of the one financially was depend
ent entirely upon the success of the
other. This paper was very much
enjoyed by those who listened to it
and won the hearty approval and
praise of all.
J. S. Taylor of Fargo expects to
spend Sunday with Mrs. Taylor at
M. L. Madson has gone to Minne
apolis to engage in business and his
family will join him early in March.
The infant child of Mr. Hendrick
sen, a farmer living near Montpelier
died yesterday and the funeral will be
The residence of County Supt. Wan
ner has been placed under quarantine
for scarlet fever of a mild type
which attacked his oldest daughter,
Mrs. Bert Procter will join the
clerical force under Major Hamilton
at the capitol until the close of the
session March 1, begining work Mon
The colored gentleman who headed
off a stampede to the dining car on
yesterday morning's westbound N. P.
train, claimed there were 360 passen
gers who wanted to eat in the car at
Work of preparing a new office room
for Alfred Steel's real estate and in
surance office has commenced. Hard
wood floors will be laid and the room
decorated. The telegraph office is in
the new quarters.
The insanity board held a meeting
today and committed Joseph Lyons,
formerly of Ramsey county, to the
hospital. He was suffering from
epilepsy and lias resided here but a
It is said that the N. P. is likely
to doubletrack its line 1 between St.
Paul and Fargo this year,and_that pre
parations to extend all side and pass
ing tracks on this division are under
Miss Estella Chopieska, formerly
of Jamestown, and Mr. William Hen
ry Harris of Minneapolis were mar
ried in Minneapolis Feb. 18. They
will spend their honey moon in the
south and make their home in Minne
C. E. Blackwell received a message
today from Minneapolis stating that
Emory White had died there of para
lysis. He was well and favorably
known in the northwest to lumber
men and travelling men, having long
been connected with the St. Paul
and Tacoma Lumber Co.
There was a small blaze in the
Frank Delaire house last night
caused it is reported, by boys smoking
cigarettes in bed or near the bed.
No damage was done to the building
and the lire was soon extinguished.
The department responded but no
water was turned on the house.
Ed. Sunday of Edmunds was east
bound yesterday with a car of fat cat
tle for the Chicago market. The stock
has been mostly raised in the county
and has been put in condition by feed
ing on flax screenings, ground buck*
wheat and corn fodder. While east
Ed. will visit with relatives and make
a good trip of it.
J. J. Nierling arrived yesterday
from a winters visit in Wisconsin,
Illinois and elsewhere. He reports a
great deal of rough weather and
plenty of snow. Farmers have been
feeding corn since November, and
the corn quality is not up to the
standard. The cost of wintering
stock has been much greater than
usual in that country.
C. B. Bovie, and other farmers
living along both sides of the river
south of the city, are talking about
getting a free mail delivery route
started for an every other day service.
The carrier to make the trip down
the river on one side, one day and re
turn the next on the other side of
the river. There are enough families
in all probably, on both sides of the
river to secure the service above sug
RENTERS MORE NUMEROUS.
One of the good signs in a farming
way, according to a real estate man of
the city, is the increased demand for
farms for rent. Last year there
were plenty of farms for rent in the
county, but this season the outside
demand is much greater and nearly
any one can make a contract on the
unual terms that prevail here. It is
an indication that more people are
coming to the county this spring
A Cavalier County man was corre
sponding with a girl in the east with
a view to matrimoney, but was"par
tially paralyzed when she endeavored
to touch him for $5.
FOR DESTROYING BEER.
Arthur McGahey is now fully cog
nizant of the fact that the recent
raid on the Bismarck booze joint was
no joke—that the officers were in
"dead earnest." The fact will be
remembered that at the time of the
raid on the pig in the Northwest ho
tel. Arthur McGahey was charged
with attempting to defeat the effort
of the officers by attempting to de
stroy the "evidence" in the form
of bottled beer. The matter was up
yesterday at Bismarck as a result of
which McGahey was sentenced to
thirty days in jail and fine of $200.
INHERITED SOME MONEY.
Mrs.Annie E. Glynn, proprietress
of the Hotel Kindred, Valley City,
has been notified that on the settle
ment of her grandfather's estate in
Virginia she will receive $40,000 as
her share.Mrs. Glynn will use a good
ly portion of the cash to build an an
nex to her hotel, which is now one of
the best west of Fargo.
Following is a list of unclaimed
letters remaining in the postoffice at
Jamestown, N. D., for the week end
ing Feb. 14, 1903:
William W. Acker man, Frank Ber-
These letters will be 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.
Two Italians Killed and Two Fatally
Hurt in Dynamite Explosion.
Connellsville, Pa., Feb. 24.—Two
Italians were killed, two fatally in
jured and a number of others slightly
hurt liy an explosion of dynamite on
the Baltimore and Ohio railroad dou
ble tracking operations near Rock
wood, Pa. The men were thawing dy
namite when it exploded, scattering
death and destruction in all direc
tions. The two Italians killed were
hurled into the Castleman river, a dis
tance of 100 feet, and their bodies
were horribly mutilated. The names
of the killed and Injured will not be
learned as they are known only by
their working numbers.
STEAMER ROUGHLY HANDLED.
One of the Crew Killed and Four Oth
London, Feb. 24.- The British
steamer Monadnock, which sailed
from Blyth, Eng., Feb. 17 for Boston,
has put into Stornaway, Scotland, and
reports having encountered terrible
weather during which one of her crew
was drowned and four others were dis
abled. In addition to these casualties
three of the steamer's boats were
smashed, her forepeak was flooded
and considerable damage was done
about her deck. The storm was so se
vere that the Monadnock was ogly
able to wear around and return by
the liberal use of oil.
BOY ACCUSED OF THE DEED.
Six Indiana People HI From Eating
Columbus, Ind., Feb. 24.—Meade
Barr, nineteen years old, of Elizabeth
town, is in jail here on the charge of
poisoning six people, all of Elizabeth
town. Barr was employed in a ware
house and, according to the authori
ties, took a number of apples and
poured In a poisonous drug and gave
the apples to the people, who became
The motive for his deed Is not
One Killed and 8everal Injured.
Aberdeen, 8. D., Feb. 24.—A Chi
cago and Northwestern train was
wrecked near Athel, S. D., during the
day. Fred A. Bopp, a banker of
Hawkeye, la., was killed and several
injured, including Charles B. Crowe
and B. H. Cameron of Aberdeen, S. D.
A wrecking train with doctors has
left for the scene.
TEN ROUTES TO THE SOUTH
Via the popular Monon. Four trains
daily via Cincinnatti and two via
Louisville (with stopover at French
Lick Springs and Mammoth cave.)
Through tickets to all southern re
sorts and low excursion rates for
homeseekers. Send for illustrated
booklet. L. E. Sessions, Gen. Agt,
Pass. Dept, 541 Andrus building,
Minneapolis, Frank J. Reed, G. P. A,
EMIGRATION OF YOUNG GlriLS
Hungarian Premier Issues a Lettet
Protesting Against It.
Vienna, Feb. 24.—With the object
of stemming the wholesale emigra
tion of young girls to America, which
is occasioning the Hungarian govern
ment considerable concern, Premier
Deszell has sent a circular letter to
the local authorities of Hungary call
ing their attention to what he de
scribes as this "melancholy fact." He
directs that the authorities only per
mit minors to emigrate when sanc
tioned to do so by their parents or
guardians and when they travel in
charge of adults.
WITH SHIPPING TRUST.
British Government About Completes
London, Feb. 24.—Replying to a
Question in the house of commons
Gerald Balfour, president of the board
of trade, said the general lines of the
agreement between the British gov
ernment and the International Mer
cantile Marine company had been de
termined upon and the house would
be given an opportunity to discuss
the arrangement before It was fi
FARM FOR SALE.
I offer my farm, consisting of 640
acres of fine land, within 2 miles of
Courtenay, for sale. Good buildings
and two wells, also stock and machin
ery. For further information address
Geo. Wright, Courtenay, N. D.
EVOLUTION OF THE SLEEPING
In 1856 the first sleeping car was
produced by Theo. T. Woodruff. It
consisted or simply a flat top coach
provided with mattresse and blankets.
In 1858 Webster Wagner produced
an improvement on Woodruff's car,
with larger berths and raised roof,
giving better ventilation.
In 1864 George M. Pullman built
his first sleeping car, the "Pioneer",
comprising many new features and
at that time considered a veritable
Constant improvements and addi
tions have been made to sleeping and
parlor cars, day coaches and general
railway equipment since 1864, until,
in 1898. the C., M. & St. P. Rv. pro
duced the now celebrated Pioneer
Limited trains (two) at a cost of
•215.000. They run daily between St.
Paul, Minneapolis and Chicago, and
jire today the famous trains of the
world. The berths in the private
compartment sleeping cars and six
teen section sleepers are longer,
higher and wider than those built in
any other cars ever built.
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