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ADVERTISING BY THE
NEW YORK AND CHICAGO
VMNCHES IN ALL THE PRINCIPAL CITIES
The Ryder Journal apologized
last week for filling so much space
knocking his brother editor—then
continued to knock some more.
It is reported that they are mak
ing candy out of alfalfa in South
Dakota. That is nothing. They
also are making fortunes out of it.
—St. Paul Dispatch.
The Press Association will hold
a meeting in Fargo next Friday
and Saturday. It will be a profit
able meeting and a good attend
ance is anticipated.
The Minot normal injunction
suit will be argued next week be
fore the district court. By the
time it gets through the supremo
court Minot will again wonder if
they are to have a normal this
year or not.
Among the number of criminals
who have recently confessed to
their guilt are Beattie, the Mc
Namaras, Richeson and Webster.
Thpse murderers have been given
different sentences and will have
some time in which to repent of
J. C. Nelson, a farmer living
near Mercer, sold twenty-five dol
lars worth of eggs during the
month of December and twenty
dollars worth of cream. He is the
kind of a farmer that does not rest
daring the winter when there are
no fields to think about.
The oensns bureau shows that
the state of North Dakota grew
four times faster than the whole of
the United States the last ten
years. The inorease in population
was 80.8 per cent. In 1870 there
were 2,405 people in what is now
North Dakota, the population in
1910 was 577,056.
The third Tuesday in March
next the people of this state will
in dicate their choice of presi
dent and vice president, select
their delegates to the national con
ventions and national' committe
man, eaoh party selecting one,
It is also the dates of city and
J-It won't make any difference
whether Mr. Hanna announces his
position in regard to the faction*!
fight going on within th^ renk of
the republican party in this state
at the present time or not, he will
be oonsidered the flambeau, or the
shadow of the McKenzie machine.
The "silver thaw" sounds beaut
iful andis said tolook beautiful to
jkodae fiends but tbedamage done
,•$£ fee aihrer thaw in Portland
not soon be forgotten. Dris-
L. k. tATTCRLUND
The only Baking Powder made
from Royal Grape Cream ofTartar
NO ALUM, HO LIME PHOSPHATE
Published every Friday at Wash
burn, McLean Co., N. D.
Kate red at the PostoSce at Wash barn, N.
as Second CIbhs Matter.
FRIDAY, JAN. 19, 1912
thousand doliars in Portland ner.~Forum.
A*1 w-v*: •ys^^my'xxf
last week. North Dakota has yet
to experience anything like it.
Fargo is the city of conventions
The State Association of County
I Coinmisssionera will meet in Far
go February 13,14 and 15.•.
The Stark county farmers have
made npplication to the board
county commissioners for the pur
chase of about $45,000 worth
seed grain for the coming spring's
Secretary of State P. D. Norton
has announced that he will not be
a candidate for reelection to his
will become A
candidate for congress in the third
district. According to reports
there are more candidates for the
office of congressman in the third
district than for any other state
In this issue of the Leader will
be found the announcement of
Geo. P. Gibson who is a candidate
for the office of county judge.
Mr. Gibson has been a resident of
McLean county for a number of
years and is& well acquainted
throughout the entire county. He
has carried on a successful law
business iu Washburn for several
years and is well capable of filling
the position of judge of our county.
The people of North Dakota
cannot do better that to use every
endeavor to secure delegates to the
national convention who will work
first, last and all the time for La
Follete for president and his poli
cies will be in exact harmony with
sontiment of the majority of the
voters in the northwest. That wil
be more important that the adopt
ion of a high-sounding platform
that is made only "to get in on
rather than to stand on.—North
The planting of trees and hedges
across the fields to break the force
of the wind and cut down the daqi
age by high winds is recommendec
by President Worst of the agricult
ural college, but a farmer suggests
that by planting a field, that has a
tendency to drift, to corn, and bat
ting high enough to leave
long stubble the succeeding crop
is protected long enough to jper
mit the grain to ebver the ground
so that there will be a minimum
of damage from drifting.
Stf .' 4- *1
Protect Hasan Life
Americans live too fast.
They work and play with the
The nervous strain is never re
And natarally Amerioans pay
heavily for the awful tax on bodv
Why were seventy-eight persons
killed last Fourth of July
Was it neoesspry: to lay down
thirty-one lives on theb aseball field
Can any apology be offered for
the slaughter of thirteen young
men on the gridiron?
Is there any expose for the act
ual murder of ten drivers in auto
Why did Ihe Measure gardens
of Anierioa kill twenty-two per-
Gau any nimrpd defend the
slaughter of 140pertons through
hunting aoeidents? Mi' -ph
It is highj^W^Amerioans
to eultivate t»mperanoe in their
Human life is tbb preoious to be
l^p^ifioetl in snob a ruthless man-
Foitthrdy STo Notices WO Jtffcar USIac
To tbe Voters cf KcLean Conty:
I am 'a candidate for the office of ty
Judge, and respeetfully ask the rapport of
eaen and all nntil after the votes are counted.
After my eleven years residence at Washburn,
it is needless for me to be introduced, to the
voters of this connty.
Quo. P. Gibson
(Continued from Page 1.)
Wilton News, printing..
Walkers Bros. Hardy,
Emil Anderson, statement
of witnesses, fees and
jarors sod miso'l exp... 1939 80
December 46 00
Fred Pfister, coal Dec .... 113 6
Dr. Nicholson, prof ser
vices poor 50 00
On motion the monthly report
of reg. of deeds of $1478.40 fees
collected for the month of Dec,
On motion the road supervisor's
report of E W Bills was approved
and bill for same allowed: Bill
On motion the application of
A Russell for abatement of taxes
on the ne£ of Section 7-146-82 was
On motion Swan Peterson of
Max was granted $15.00 per month
until May 1st. 1912 for temporary
On motion the county auditor's
reporj of fees collected was ap
On motion the abatement of
taxes of the Citizens State Bank
of Max was not granted.
On motion the abatement of
taxes of Steinhaus Bros, was not
On motion the following bills
were allowed and ordered paid.
McCullocli, asst states
atty and postage 60 00
I O Simon, levying papers
and misc'l 25 Uo
E Nelson, telephone calls 13 25
Simon, telephone calls 4 85
E Thompson, telephone
tolls ...... 6 So
On motion the quarterly justicls
report of Maennel was ap
proved and bills therein allowed.
Maennel, justice fees. 94 10
O Simon, sheriff fees..
Wm O'Brien, sheriff fees
E Sullivan, witness fees
Albert Roessel, witness ...
A Constadious, witness
Ole Felland, witness
Geo Norbeig,i witness....
Fred Reibuff, witness. ..
E Love, witness.. ....
Tollof Felland, witness.
Chas. Chalsma, witness
E Thompron, witness.
Walter Graham, witness
Jno A Johnson, witness..
O Olson, witness ......
Frank Sunderland, witness
Henry Gabriel, witness...
E Hall, witness.•.
A A Zetban, witness...
Wm Blake, witness.......
Phillip Weber,^ witness.
report- ofi Chas I^^enbsck was
approved j^l^ihimin allowed
Cbas Laiid^hbeOk, jnstiee
fees. tt........... v...... 12 00
O Simon, sheriff feee.. 95 25
Ole Tornrnd, ccmstable
foes *............... 12 40
On motion the quarterly justice
report of Otto Olson was approved
and bills therein sllowed.
OttoOlson, justioe.fees... 1 25
Marty, constable fees. 14 20
On motion the quarterly jnstiee
report of E Person waaapproved
and bills therein allowed^
E Person, justioe.fees/. 17 00
John A Johnson, oonstable
-«.«..'«. j*•%'m *.. 18 85
HO Simon, 12Q 95
On motion the quarterly jnstioe
report of Freitag was apprbr
edand bill* reported thuds al
Fraitagf jastioe fee* 8 50
E Hall,«oitstable fee»^ 24 05
Gust Ranter, witness. ...
On motion the Bond o£ the Mc-
Co. waa laid/over.
On motion ttoctaik^ofaontt
pori of expensas £or. t|ie"
term of the district court was np
proved, as per following state
Joseph Willits, bailiff, .f.
Madden, court steno
O 8imon, summoning
Phillip Wansley........ .$ 3 80
August Norddin... 6 00
Chas Dickenson 17 30
Herman Peterson 19 20
Jas W Nelson 20 60
RR Allen..... 24 40
LE Olson 27 00
H. T. Burns
Chas Dickenson 9 00
Peter Schneider 21 50
Coleman Riddle......... 23 40
Frank Flynn............ 27.00
Henry Golden 22 70
Frank Boomer..........3 10
Knowles... .r 3 10
W Clark 3 io
Wm Benn "... 310
Weise 3 10
Jas W Nelson 21 20
Herman Peterson 20 00
Martin Nappin 23 90
Ole Rygh 27 50
Chas Dickenson 26 30
Peter Schneider.... 22 50
lenry Golden 22 701
tR Allen 24 401
Frank Flynn 27 00
Brannon 24 2f)\
Fred Calkius 20 20
Miller.... 20 60
John Klein 38 801
Knudt Knudtson... 37 00
OscsrOberg.... 37 20
Frank Boemer 3 101
WmBenn.... 3 10
O Pfister. 6 201
Weise. 3 10
Mattis 3 10
Knowles 3 10
A EMoPaul........ 310
CI A Huntley 9 20
'H Shoenecker.......... 3 10
Graham 3 10
Thoe Grothe 3 10
Otto Schnltz 3 10
Karl Klein 3 10
Wilson 6 10
Schweitzer. 3 10
PM Feignsen.. 3 10
paniel Schultz 3 101
Joseph Fleming 3 101
Adolph Klein 3 10
Otto Schulz.........• 3 10
•Joseph Mann '.,^3 101
A E Johnson 'v3 101
0 Pfister. 3 101
Statement of costs, witnesses,
attendance and per diem: ,4%
Name of witnesses Amount
Mary Dover 6 00
Chfist Nelson..... 7 30
Ohas G«orge 6 00
Tollef Felland.vv:^9 00
Albert Harmon........... 12.00
EJJones 8 40
Fred Reibboff.. mV., 11 50
1bk 'JaasUu.^. i.jvV.
Oha|ama«^ 1 f||
Lars Constadint^' 11 50| WUted —Miners at the Bitumina
Start it ia bedrooai or bathroom, and
10 RCftt-Afew good warm houses
I Enquire Frank E. Funk, 1st Natr
The Handy Heater.
You often need some heat
in early Fall, when you have
not yet started the furnace.
In whatever part of t&e Kbuse jiMi wiOiiit, you cltn getit
best and quickest widi a Perfection Smokeless 03 Heater.
Hie Perfection is die moot rehblc heater an the msrket, sad yon
caa move it whoever you please.
ni«t Take it to tbe dafaf-NML and emfy
FOR FEED SUPPLIES
Feed Oats, Hay, Ground Corn and Oats, Bran, Bran
', and Shorts Mixed, Shorts and Oil Meal-
FOR CHICK SUPPLIES
-..: Crescent Chick Feed. Charcoal, Crushed Oyster Shells,
Mica Crushed Grit, Sun Chick Starter, Crushed Clam
Shells. See C. A. HUNTLEY.
how about all that
meat th&t you are
going to cure. Of course, good hickory
smoked meat is the best but when you
can't do that, go to FORBES' DRUG
STORE and get some Condensed
Smoke. Try it once And you will be
surprised at the excellent results ob
tained. Can't tell it from the best wood
This is also the time of year to
start getting your horses in trim for the
spring's work. Use Hess: Stock Food
—not only the cheapest, but the best
on the market.
Condensed Smoke and Stock Food.
jg opj Coal mine. Edw. Kugler.
E Cbalsma.f.v..j.......^ 18 801WdStciS^-Axa felderly woman
.5 50 em of children. Phone oi
-E. 1B- .fiOieall at '^he. vpffiws
.Hwmon' ., .s/%..:.4f
11 001 hand cook stove.
ttad or wadled blue a^ckel I
A facial aatesube dene* Makss saokinf impoM
hau, Washburn. N. D.
Sale—chesp a good second
Hans Holtau &
9 801 Saje- Tornado and file insnr
1 oheapMFor .toxne
gJISrst Nat. Bank, WwliVutn^
10 BM^f. W%^
'NT tale—old newspapers ^ut.: 6
[cents a bundle. Ltfader offioe
L-f Irft |J^». ladn.
if (4- tr4
casey MaL A tcgdc a —Ich atdaJk. andallis tm tcrdia 11 mini
Tlw Pcriectio« .SaMksleM OS Healer ItrntSOf hO»
•aywbsra. Drums ei
deaaecL Damper topi. Cool handle.
Osaka jBMywlMci staaaljr
wia iwtli'S drenhr to Mr »—cr 1 tfcs
Standard Oil Company
Ffir Sak-1000 bushels of good
bats. J. A. Die8Bnr W88hburn.
number of large chiok-
Mr.s 0. C. Peterson, Wath-
Freshly, dressed oorn-fed hogs,
from 90 libs. up. Phone C.
Macomber, Washburn. 29-30.
Tbe ragular teaoher's sxamins
tion will be held at Turtle Lal»,
Washburn and Max February
and 9. AU who are teaohingun
v|nnits should take this examina-
J. L. Brekkehl
We tap Horse and Cattls Hi
SUm of all fur f^nr Bobes
& W« mdui ^11^
ithsrand LeMbwr. Hi,
est market prices ^ftid for
and Furs. Robes and
,Leather for sale. AU 1
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