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Mrs. John Canham, accompanied by
her mother, Mrs. McHarg, and
daughters, leaves tomorrow for a win
ter's visit in California.
Miss Helen James, sister of Mrs. A.
M. Burt, arrived to day from St. Paul
for a week's visit, accompanied by
Miss Newsom, also of St. Paul.
The Misses Lovell, Miss Anna And
erson, Supt. Schmidt, Ma/.ie Clemens
and Miss Merrill left to attend the
state teacher's association at Fargo
Brings bright, shining, merry eyes,
rich, red blood, good health. That's
what Hollister's Rocky Mountain Tea
will do. 35 cents, tea or tablets.
Wonnenberg & Avis.
Miss Anna Morrow, former principal
of the high school has arrived from
Minneapolis and will spend a couple
of weeks visiting Mr. and Mrs. Frank
Chapman and other friends.
Architect Beebe of Fargo spent the
day in the city on his way to Bis
marck. He had a conference with
the school board regarding the plans
for anew high school building.
It sends the life's blood dancing
through your veins the exhillarating
feeling one feels after using Hollister's
Rocky Mountain Tea is wonderful.
35cents, tea or tablets. Wonnen
berg & Avis.
The Limited Club held its regular
dance last night. The stormy
weather cansad a rather small attend
ancjp^jnVthose who attended were re
paid. A)°onS those rrom outside the
city presetWere Miss Mary Keeney
The foll?w-ino parties made final
proofs befoS? J^ge Bigelow today
through AttO?ney's Knauf and Knauf:
WIT. II. McJ?ridc» Cleveland, Chas.
Manns, Montp?l'er Chris Ackerman,
Jacob Adams Jr. and John Deg, all
Miss Hilda nderson of Valley City
hasTeturne«"llomc entirely well and
.ia» aal».JtLk.t lit J.
House for sale. Apply to
Mr. and Mrs. T. II. Poole were ar
rivals from Bismarck yesterday.
It Aids Digestion—Washington
Irving Cigar—between meals.
S. H. Scott and wife of Bismarck
spent Christmas with W. G. Howland
A marriage license was granted to
Bert L. Tompkins, and Lizzie Ripley
of this city.
Charlie Sheppard has returned from
Seattle where he has been residing
for some time.
Morris Beck came in yesterday from
the east and is shaking hands with a
host of friends and visiting his family.
usual health,. after a few
treatment at the asylum. Iter
'mother came up from the "Valley and
accompanied her home. Her many
friends rejoice in her recovery.
LaMourc Chronicle: The editor of
the Lisbon Free Press was away last
week, and the office devil ran the
paper to suit his own sweet will, ne
apologizes for any sins of ommission
or commission, and sums up by saying:
•'We done our damndest angels could
do no more." Now, doesn't that
sound like the devil?
Mr. Sharkey, Northern Pacific
brakeman, who was knocked off the
rear end of a caboose at Dawson a
short time ago and was taken to
Brainerd hospital, has sin^o died of
his injuries. Mr. Sharkey was highly
esteemed by his associates, and was
married but a few weeks ago to a
young lady of this city.
The Knights Templars met at their
asylum yesterday, in accordance with
their annual custom, and drank to
the health of the Eminent Grand Mas
ter. Every commandery in the Uni
ted States met at 11 a. m. and observed
the same ceremony. The Wihaha
Commandery of this city is in a flour
ishing condition. H. N. Middleton,
eminent commander for the past year,
has been succeeded by Alfred Steel.
The publishers of The Black Cat,
the well known short story magazine
have notified Mrs. O. St. C. Chenery
that she has been awarded a prize for
a short story, sent in competition with
a large number of others. The story
is entitled "The Burglar from
Heaven," and the money value of the
prize is $150. An announcement of
the awards will probably be made in
the next number of the magazine.
It is the second prize that Mrs. Chen
ery has received for short stories on
A quiet wedding occurred this af
ternoon at the residence of Mr. and
Mrs. J. A. Noal, the contracting par
ties being J. K. Banning, and Ger
trnde Shackelton of Eckleson, N. D.
They were married by Rev. Davis,
and will be the guests of Mr. and
Mrs, Noel. The bride deserves a
special mention for her promptness
and determination to meet her wed
ding engagement, as she walked two
miles to the railroad station this
morning during the storm to take the
train for Jamestown, it being impossi
ble to get a team through the high
drifts. The young lady walked
down the railroad track and caught
The Gladstone Christmas tree was
a fine affair, and as usual every em
ploye of the house, and the children
who participated, were bountifully
remembered. The tree is the 15th
annual occasion under the auspices of
Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Klaus. The
presents were piled around the foot of
the tree and clung to the branches
that extended to the top of the ceil
ing. One pleasant feature of the even
ing was a program before the appear
ance of Santa Claus. There were
songs and music, and the children
danced the rosey posey. Another in
teresting family feature of the occa
sion was that the day was the birth
day anniversary of little Katherine
Klaus, who was two years old Sunday.
Some of the gifts on the tree were
G. R. Vowels of Fargo, is visiting
his friend Archie Cornwall.
Final decrees in the estates of Jacob
Ilass, and Mathias Arms have been
granted by Judge Bigelow.
Sheriff-elect Harry Wasser is mov
ing his household effects to the sher
iff's residence in the court house.
Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Dickey return
ed this morning from their trip to
Tacoma, where they spent Christmas.
J. A. Reed, the popular market man
left for a trip to New York last night,
ne expects to be absent about two
The three clays storm and cold snap
gave way today to rising tempera
ture and the appearance of the sun
Peter Pearson who suffered a slight
paraletic attack yesterday, and was
obliged to be removed to liis home, is
reported considerably improved today.
II. II. McColc and wife, tailors for
White & Henderson are spending the
holidays in Chicago. Will Gleason is
in charge of the shop during their
G. F. Gregory, traveling for the
American woolen mills Chicago, who
makes Jamestown his head quarters
has had an*arrival of a girl baby in
Its wonderful power goes to the seat
of your trouble, vitalizes, strengthens
every part of your body. That's what
Hollister's Rockey Mountain Teadoes.
35 cents, tea or tablets. Wonnen
berg & Avis.
In the recent sale of school lands in
Ramsey county, the highest price bid
was $40 an acre, for a small tract of
land along the shore of Dry Lake,
which the purchaser Robt. Cochrane,
wanted for duck pass.
Noticc the advertisement ofJ.C.
Engleman & Son elsewhere in this
issue. At present their office is with
A. R. Clemens. Mr. Engleman will
engage in the practice of law and in
the handling of farm and city prop
Fred (Jonklin of Bismarck was
slightly burned while impersonating
Santa Claus at a private entertain
ment. nis Inflamable attire caught
-fire, but he was extricated before any
serious injury was done him or dam
It looks as if we were going to have
Mr. and Mrs. Hans Sorenson went
through here Christmas.
We are glad to bear that Mr. Chad
duck is improving some.
A.gang of cowboys passed through
here early Christmas morning.
Guy Chadduck, John Peterson and
Henry Paulson spent Christmas here.
Ben Krussell is receiving a visit
from his brother, Hans, from James
Bernie Briggs was riding a broncho
which was too much for him and hurt
Harry Beaumont is keeping "batch"
while his cook is spending the holi
days in Jamestown.
It is reported that someone has
visited Mr. Arlo Ilall's granary. Bet
ter look out forArlo.
Martin Peterson has been on the
sick list since his girl left we hope
she will be back soon.
Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Pendergast and
Marion Pendergast passed here Sun
day enrouto to Mr. Coopers
Gene Chadduck is going to James
town quite often here lately. Wonder
what's the attraction in Jamestown.
J. D- McGoff made a flying trip to
Esler Friday, returning with his sis
ter, Annie who is teaching up there.
Chas. Smith is making frequent
visits in the Deer Lake neighborhood
now. There must be some nice young
lady up that way.
Bessie Sappentield and Gene Chad
duck went to Jamestown Friday
evening to spend Christmas with Fred
Sappentield and family.
Among those who spent Christmas
with Mr. and Mrs. Chadduck were,
Mr. and Mrs. O. S. Figor, Jack Figor,
Henry Paulson and John Peterson.
Guy Chadduck, Henry Paulson and
John Peterson went down on the
Jim river hunting Friday, returning
Saturday with twenty-nine of the lit
tle creatures. "Done fine boys."
It is reported that A. E. Hall came
near catching two fellows trying to
steal grain from his barn but they saw
him coming and dropped their sack,
got their horses and rode away before
he had time to see who it was. But
we think it was chickens instead of
grain they were after. "Boys hold
your sack the next time."
J. J. Monek enjoyed Christmas din
ner at Creighton's.
Elmer Gordon went home to help
eat a Christmas dinner.
narry MeLain spent Christmas
with his folks in the country.
Monek & Co., are complaining of
doing a good business this year.
There were Christmas services held
at the M. E. church last Sunday.
Miss Clara Monek has spent the last
few days with Mr. and Mrs. Moran.
Otto Johnson from Forest Lake,
Minn., is here visiting his sisters and
The Misses Youngstroms from
Jamestown are visiting friends at
Miss Emma Bauer has gone home
to Medina to spend the halidays with
Miss Ethel Creigbton, teacher of
the Bisbee school is home spending
Ed. Jennings and family from Cleve
land, were here visiting Mr. and Mrs.
Fred Jennings trom Mcllenry is
here visiting his brother, M. P. Jen
nings and family.
Geo. P. Erb just returned from a
ride in the country and said he en
joyed the trip in spite of the deep
snow in some places.
There will be a dance given by the
Woodmen in their hall next Friday
evening, Dec. 30th. All boys, their
sisters and ladies arc invited.
The Christmas tree and exercises
given by the Spiritwood school in the
Woodman hall last Friday evening
was attended by the largest crowd
that ever was known in the town,
and was appreciated by all who were
present. The honor goes to tlic
teacher, for the efficient work and
program which was carried out.
It seemsj that some one had posted
Santa Claus before hand, as lie
brought a nice hitching post, a med
dlesome pig, a little brown carpet
sweeper and many other things too
numerous to mention even a set of
teeth for the old lady, that she might
chew her candy, also a doll for each
one of the boys. One of the young
men was well remembered by Santa,
but the girl told hiin to take his
presents home with him.
DEER LAKE ITEMS.
Dec. 20: Cold and blustering.
D. D. Smith is busy nowadays pros
pecting for water.
E. L. Pendergast has a couple very
nice male pigs for sale.
Mr. Wright has his new sled com
pleted. Look out for iron sled run
Andrew Kelson has his new house
about completed. We expect a dance
in the near future, Andrew.
Edward Pendergast left Friday for
Caledonia, Minn., where he will spend
the holidays with his parents.
The dance at D. D. Smith's Thurs
day night was a success and all who
attended report a very nice time.
The Christmas tree in what is
known as the Yolkman school house,
was well attended and all present had
a very pleasant time.
JohnSorem had the misfortune to
get drifted in so he could not attend
the Christmas tree. Better build on
higher ground, John.
Nicholas Dix has gone to S. Dak.
for an extended visit with his parents.
The advance agent of winter has
appeared and it looks as though we
might have some of the real thing.
Mr. and Mrs. II. G. Hatfield Mr. and
Mrs: M. H. Kinmane and Chas. Hoo
fer spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs.
Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Olson and Hans
Hanson of Minnewakan are spending
Xmas with Postmaster and Mrs. M.
B. Olson of this place.
W. M. Thomson and family are
spending the winter on the farm here.
Mr. Thomson recently resigned as
station agent for theN. P. at Pingree.
Stockmen in this vicinity are shak
ing hands with themselves this weath
er and think they will oe long on hay
in spring as the business seems to rus
tle a good living so far.
Snow in the hills is quite deep in
Chauncy Ingraham is improving
Jake Maulding transacted business
at the county seat last week.
Quite an enjoyable time was had at
the Xmas tree, at the Gerber P. O.
Miss Jessie McCurdy is teaching
school No. 1 in the Lowery district.
W. K. King and Marian JMcCurdy
drovC to Medina one day last week on
A sewing machine agent was doing
business in the hills one day last week
Look out for the lightening
Dr. McKinzey from Carrington was
in the hills one day last week, to ex
amine the Charter members for the
Woodman Lodge here,
Kenmare Journal: Sheriff-elect Jno.
Lee has been indicted by the grand
jury for making an ante-election con
tract with Billy Carroll to the effect
that he, Carroll, was to occupy the
sheriff's quarters in itlie county build
ing and receive 40 per cent of the fees,
Lee to be nominal sheriff and receive
the balance. At this writing Lee
cannot be found by the sheriff, who
has a warrant for his arrest.
N. DAKOTANS ABROAD.
A party of six Scotch Americans
from North Dakota were introduced
by Senator McCumber to the presi
dent last week, and shown around
Washington. The party included
Messrs. Shaw, Wm. Oliphant, Miss
McRoberts, all of Harvey: Jno. Buch
anan, with his wife and daughter of
Carrington. They sailed for England
on the ''Oceanic." They will spend
the winter in Scotland.
DEATH AT IIOSPITAL
J. II. Kinney of Buttzville. JS. D.
who has been at the state hospital,
died Tuesday. Ilis wife is expected
to arrive to accompany the remains to
Buttzville, N. D. The patient has
been sick but a short time at the in
stitution, and was sent from the hos
pisal at Minnewaukari. He is 55
years of age.
GOOD RABBIT DOC. WANTED
Valley City Alliance: Jack-rabliits
arc reported by a number of farmers
—to be more numerous than for a
number of years and some of 'em said
they hoped Dan Ilowlett would come
out with his Hock of dogs and run Jack
out of the country like he does with
the prairie chickens in the fall time.
FIVE DOLLARS RE WA RD.
There estrayed from my place, Nov.
17th, one black horse: has three bars
011 left hind hip. Five dollars reward
for return of property.
Prairie, N. 1).
ARE YOU WITH US?
Commencing Sunday, Dec. 25,
we have decided to give our em
ployees a Christmas present in
the shape of their Sundays. Six
days in the week our hours are
long and our work is hard. Hop
ing we arc not inconveniencing
the buying public by closing our
store on Sundays, we are,
White & Henderson.
The Kind Yw Hate Alwss Seughl
_J t-lii-JJ -.
1~ ft Ki'1 fal
For health and pure food
Ask your grocer far it
25 *fer Full Pound
REAL ESTATE TRANSFERS.
W Lahart to Julia Lahart,:part
lot 7, blk 5, Lloyds' Add and lot 6 blk
Marshke and wife |to Joseph
Miller, hf 17-144-00, 83125
Anna McGinnis and husband to
Obed Wiseman' hf 15-140-65, 1880.
Lester Patterson and wife to Oscar
Challman, ne qr 3-141-G9, $1044.18.
Oscar Challman to O W Challman,
ne 3-141-69, $1044.18.
Thos Price et al to A Woodward,
lot 5' blk 24, Pingree, 60.
nalverSundahl to nerman Neuen
felat, hf nw hf, ne qr ne qrsec 9-142-,
United States to Joseph Nitchey.
part sec 30-143-63, $8.
Joseph Nitchey to II Cooper part
sec 30 and sw 19-143-63, $5100.
Peter Wohl and wife to Jacob llass
Jr, hf se qr 21-141-67,
Wm II Beck et alto Clane, hf 1
Oscar Geiler to Albert Graf, sw 13
Fred W Taylor to Peter :A Thomp
son, ne qr 7-137J62, $2400.
A Stinson et alto II Wolff, se
20-144 63, $1.
Francis Ingalls et alto Joseph Nit
chey, sw 19-143-63, $1600.
W S Trimble Co etal to Ed Cle
mens, sw 26-139-65, $2150.
United States to Cornelius
Guenther hf nw qr, nw qr sw qr, ne
qr sw qr, 30-144-68. $8.00.
L.O.Larson and wife to Anna Linge
lot 9, blk 3, Reids add Courtenay, $450.
A. E. Cameron et alto L. O. Larson,
hf of 20-144-64, $1,600.
John Borninkhof to Andrew
White, hf of west lot in block 6,
Reid's add to Courtenay, S350
United States to John Fischer,
ne qr 26-142-64,
James Young Land Co, to Elias
Colbert, hf 17 se qr 19, se qr 31-140
62, hf 33-139-67, $3,500.
Scott Wilson and wife to John
Roadman, nw qr 8-144-65, $2,500.
Dwycr and husband to S
Smyth, nw qr 31-140-63,82,000.
Nellie Quade and husband to
E Sunday, sw qr 25-144-6C, $1,120.
Wilbert DeNault et al A E
Dickey, all 7-142-64, 81.
Michael Byron Jr., et al to W S
Trimble, hf 29-139-66, ne qr hf
nw qr and hf se qr 31-139-67, $150.
A quiet wedding occurred Tues
day in this city, the principals being
Miss Caroline, daughter of Mr. land
Mrs. Fredrus Baldwin and Francis E.
Dickinson of Minneapolis. The house
was prettily decorated for the occa
sion, and the ceremony of marriage
was performed by Rev. Thos. Greene,
of the Methodist church of this city.
None but the immediate relatives
were present, at the wedding. The
bride and groom took the evening
train for Minneapolis, from which
point they will go to Chicago, and
thence to St. Augustine, Florida,
where they expect to witness some of
the auto races. A fter spending a few
weeks in Florida, they expect to go to
navana, Cuba, and return home by
way of New York City.
The groom is a well known business
man of Minneapolis, engaged in the
brockerage business. The bride is
one of the young ladies of Jamestown
who has grown up in thecity, and is a
girl of many charms and iccomplisli
ments. The bride was attired in
white crepe de chine over white
taffeta silk and carried American
Beauty rases. Iler traveling gown
I was tan mistral over green. There,
was alight luncheon served after the
wedding. On the return l'rom their
bridal trip Mr. and Mrs, Dickinson
will reside in their new residence in
Minneapolis, which the groom has
recently furnished and prepared for
There were a large number of valu
able and beautiful presents, among
them a costly brooch of pearls and
diamonds from the groom's mother.
fro ONTARIO AM) il'HliEC AND
Via St. Pmil and Minneapolis and Soo I.1NE
November iSlli to December Si. Tickets will
also be soli! t» points In Nevt P.runswiek and
Nova Scotia at alight additional cost. Return
limit three months from date of sak. Stopover.
allowed in Canada. Apply to nearest Agent for
further particulars or writu W. U. CnUaway, G.
P. A., Minneapolis, Minn.
Before you buy a house or lot
see Alex Clemeus.
Fargo Call: Since the inaugural
tionof the street car service across
the bridge into Moorhead, the jag
wagons, which have been a feature of
the saloon trade across the Bed, have
been put out of business. Some of
the wagons running for tbe saloons
adjacent to the south bridge are still
doing business on Front street, but
the ones belonging to the saloons on
the North Side have been taken out
of business and several drivers are
looking for other jobs. The saloons
still continue their delivery wagons,
but the passenger wagons are out of
business for keeps.
The Knights of Maccabees will hold
their annual election of offioers Thurs
day night Dec. 29, after which a Ger
man supper will be served. All are
are soon read and forgotten. A bank
book is read over and over again with
increasing interest every time. To
A BANK BOOK
call at the James River National bank
and make a small or large deposit.
Once you have done so you will think
how foolish you have been in not do
ing so before. Safety, convenience,
prosperity, go with the book.
James liver National Bank
Janestova, Nirtk Dakota.
How to Make Money.
Agents should at once write
for terms to Marsh Ml?. Co.,
638 W. Lake St., Chicago,
and remit 3.ic. for sample box
1 Cake Shaving Soap 50.05
1 Cake Beauty Complexion Soap ,2T
1 Cake Carbolic Soan 25
1 Cake Pine Tar Soap 05
1 Cake Witch Hazel Soap 10
1 Cake Almond Meal Soap 25
1 Calce Spanish Castile Soap 05
Name this paper.
Nine out of ten families called
on order. Here is a snap. $-1.00
worth for 35c.
®REPO kters' lEXPERT
33S Ti 553 fwicorr »lo*,
Bwa*'n«s* Schooj Awtnct
C'T'Siori—*.R. fare -to 3t.Paul
Chances -fof earn enfir*
by sending your
high priccs & sol
51ms. traps rtcdiup
N.W. MIDE & FUR CO.
eool^StM Minneapolis Mina*
J.C.Engleman S Son
Will practice T.aw In all the Courts.
Will buy and sell farm lands and town prop
ri'iy. List your property with na W.saV. We.
sneak English and German.
Oftico with A. II. Clemen?.
J«mestown, N. Dakota.
OOOX OCHORON SOCKDOXKB
EVE. (EAR, NOSE and THROAT!
Honrs to and a to 5.
Second Floor K«1 wards Bldg. Fargo, N.