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STATE CAPITOL EXTENSION
iWce of the Capitol Commission,
Bismarck, North Dakota, Nt*
vember 16th, 1903.
NOTICE TO BUILDERS.
Sealed proposals will be received by
the Capitol Commission at'fcheir office in
capitol building at Bismarck, N.
until 1 o'clock p. m., Tuesday Jan.
For the erection and completion of
|e proposed North Wing to the State
ipitol also making certain changes
a&d alterations in the old building.
Separate bids with certified checks
iflcorripanying each, will be submitted as
First—For the general contract for the
new building check $5,000.00.
Second—For the general contract for
the old building included in above.
Third—For the plumbing, $500.00.
Fourth—For furnishing and installing
one passenger elevator, $500.00.
Fifth—For the electric wiring, $300.00.
All the above checks to be made pay
able to the order of Frank White, gov
.O».efnor and chairman of the commission,
aftd will be given as a guarantee of
g6od faith, that the contractor whose bid
shall be accepted will enter into con
k"ttact at the price named in his bid*
v.-'v':?/And also that he will within a rea
-vfonable time furnish a good and ap
proved surety bond, in a sum equal to
the amount of the contract price and in
strict accordance with chapter 133 of the
tews of igoi, of the state of North
for the faithful execution of
contract, otherwise the check to be
Contractors will have until Dec. 1st,
in* which to complete all con
Plans and specifications are on file,
may be seen at the office of the
Cipitol commission at Bismarck, N. D.
Jit the office of the Builders' Exchange,
St. Paul, Minn., and at the office of
E. Beebe. architect, 618 First Ave
North, Fargo, N. D.
The right is hereby reserved to reject
and all bids. By order of the capi-
&: F. PORTER,
W L. HOLMES.
to Jan. 11, '04. Inc.)
si' fiest Facilities. Liberal Advances,
fiftrgo Office—Front Basement Morton Block.
STOCKS AND BONDS
8RAIN ANO PROVISIONS
We have over 150 offices.
Befbbbnces 175 State and National Banks
OUR SERVICE IS THE BEST.
Oat of Town Business Solicited.
.The Hurried Trip of Senator Hanna
to New York Caused a Revival
Some Correspondents Sail Insist That
He Is a. Candidate for the
New Ybflf, Nov. 26.*— Sltlafbr 'rraima
made a hurried trip here last night and
went directly to the Waldorf-Astoria
where Governor-elect Herrick of Ohio
has been several days. The. two had a
long talk. This gives rise to a revival
of the rumor of Hanna's candidacy for
president. Neither would talk al
though it is understood the visit related
to the Wood fight and the Rathbone
Bismarck, N. D., Nov. 26.—The No
vember apportionment of the interest
and income of the public schools is $22,
559.85 or 20 cents per capita. The
total apportionment for the year is
$274,175.48, or $2.55 per capita.
Bismarck, Ni D., Nov. 26.—The re
sult of the recent state, teachers' exami
nation is given out by Superintendent
Stock well. There were 647 who took
the examination. Of these, 3 got first
grade certificates 304 second 199 third
and 131 failures. This is the smallest
percentage of failures of any examina
IN BAD SHAPE. V v.
Washington, Nov. 26.—Bri&'Gen.
Wallace F. Randolph, chief of artillery,
in his annual report made public today
calls attention to the fact that only
about 34 per cent of the total number
of artillery officers present for duty
have had over five years experience in
The gravity of this situation, he says,
"'will be readily appreciated when it is
recalled that at the present time the
duties and responsibilities of an artil
lery officer are greater than ever be
BURNED TO DEATH.
A Richland County Farmer Near Barrte, Was
Bnrmd to Deitfe.
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Kindred, N. D., Nov. 26.—Knute
Stefanson, a widower farmer, 60 years
of age, burned to death in his house on
his farm near Barrie postoffice, early
Tuesday evening, His neighbors saw
his house burning and when the building
was consumed it was discovered he had
perished in the flames. He lived alone
and the origin of the fire is unknown.
The coroner from Wahpeton will take
charge of the remains and hold an in
Larimore, Nov. 26.—Fred W. Bil
lings, who is a successful farmer in the
western part of Grand Forks County,
has recently invented and patented a
M!r. Billings has pperated threshing
machines for thirty" years and every
year for twenty-one years in Grand
Forks County, and is a competent judge
of a good separator.
He built a new separator this sum
mer, making it in every detail after
the designs he had patented. After
the separator was in good working or
der, it proved a grand success.
He was more than pleased with it.
and is positive that it is a great im
provement over any machine now on
Mr. Billings sent diagrams and cuts
of his invention to different manufac
turers of separtors and in every in
stance received letters which indicated
He spent several days in town late
ly in an endeavor to organize a joint
stock company to manufacture the
senator, and offers to invest consider
able capital himself.
The new separator is so constructed
that is is impossible to waste grain in
the straw. It does away with a number
of belts, pulleys, etc., which simplifies
the operation o£ the. separator and saves
power. It proved its speed this season
when it took eleven bundle wagons to
keep it going.
THAT HANSBSOUOH BILL.
The lrtigatloiilsts Are Devefeptac. a Lot of Op
Washington, Nov. .26.-—Senator
Hansbroughls bill to amend the timber
and stone acts is bitterly condemned
1jy persons identified tfith the irriga
tion movement. It is alleged the bill
would take away the home-making fe&
tures of the irrigation law and leave
it a convenient arid profitable tool
It invites enterprise to go and
velop the arid regions, and it has
product ive of great good in nttiw
of the west. I do not believe
ment for the repeal of the cbittt'
tion clause of the homi
grasping speculators and cattlemen.
"I believe the timber awl stone act
should be modified in soihe piary
lars." said Representative Martin-(of
South Dakota, a prospective mei*
"of the public land coirniiilse^Vin
that fraud inay be ptpfkmijt fouCftiite
desert land law should ribt 'W chanf"1*
Milnor, N. D., Nov. 26.-—A shooting
affair took place here. Otis and Odin
-Blew, brothers, and O. E. Winch be
came involved in- an altercation, with
Nels Foss, village marshal, and when
^the marshal grappled with Odin Blew
the latter drew a revolver and shot
three times. The bullets struck the
marshal in the stomach, but the heavy
clothing that he wore turned them suf
ficiently so as- not to cause serious
The sheriff was promptly/notified
now has Odin Blew under arrest.
Both Blew and the Milnor marshal are
at Forman awaiting a hearing before
the state's attorney in justice court.
The affair grew out of trouble be
tween Mrs. O. E. WiheH ahd L. L.
Comstock in which the latter was hit
on the head by ail iron bar in the hands
of the woman," who is exceedingly mus
cular. Comstock had her arrested for
^assault and battery and she was bound
bver to district court on a $1,000 bail.
.She had some trouble in getting this
"bail and it was while she was in the
custody of the marshal that her hus
band and the Blew brothers called up
on him, the shooting affair following.
The town of Havana, in the southern
part of the county, will incorporate as
HANGED FOR ASSAt$|jV
Keokuk, la., Nov. 26.—Frank Clark,
half-breed Indian and Mexican was
hanged at Kjphoka, Mo. The crime for
which Clark paid the death penalty was
the assault of Miss Ollie Hes$on-July
THIRTY YEARS IN THE PEN.
The Negro AaaaMant ot Mtntcvedo Oirl Is
Retired From Circulation.
Montivedio, Minn., Nov. 26.—Joe
Scott, the negro, who last summer at
tacked Helen Olsen with an'ax, near
Watson, and who was indicted for
burglary in the first degree, assault and
robbery, was sentenced to-thirty years'
Scott left Helen Olsen in a critical
condition, from which it was not ex
pected she would recover. Hie citizens
openly threatened to lynch him, and
only the utmost vigilance on the part
of the officers and their determined at
titude prevented them from carrying
out their intention.
When Sqott was captured, it was in
tended to bring him tn th* county jail
in this place. The news leaked out in
Watson, and a mob gathered at the sta
tion to wrest the prisoner from the
officers. The negro was tafc£n to Glen
coe, where he has been in the 'McLeod
County jail for safe keeping.
While interest in the ca^.runs high,
the sentence was quietly received, and
n^-ttoisible is expected. y.
'•:v BRUTAL ASSAU]UTf
Boston, Mass., Nov. 26.-»-While sit
ting alone in ^ne,of the offices of the
Boston Note Brokerage Co., on Milk
Street today, Miss LillianGoff, 23 years
of age, a stenographer, was brutally
assaulted by a man who entered the
apartment and= struck her repeatedly on
the head and arms with a heavy iron
drill. The woman was taken to a hos
pital and is in a,serious condition. Her
assailant escaped. It was at first
thought that the assault followed a
quarrel about terms of a loan, but later,
when an investigation disclosed the
fact that $400 was missing from the of
fice safe, robbery was assigned as a
motive. After regaining consciousness
at the hospital Miss Goff gave the po
lice the name of her assailant, and they
are now searching for him:
Pittsburg, Pa., Nov. 26.—Much ex
citement prevailed, but fortunately no
loss of life nor injury for any of the
audience resulted from a fire which
broke out in the Avenue Theatre, a con
tinuous yatidevillc house, this evening,
during a performance. 'The Audience
lost in time in leaving the house, but
no panic was evident, and in a very
short time all were safely on the street.
First rumors had many people killed
and hurt. Harry Davis, owner of the
theatre, places the property damage at
$15,000, caused, principally by water.
The fire originated from an explosion
of a film roll used in. the ciueomatograph
apparatus which, was being operated in
the rear of the balcony, and spread
quickly to the gallery above.
INCREASE THE ARMY.
Colon, Nov. -26.*—The correspondent
fof the Associated Press received a
gram from Bogota dated Nov. 21 say&fg
itliat the government, had issued ord^s
raise the axniy footing to .106,000 njeliori
'the event tbiat General Reyes'" mr^ilbn^.'
to Washington should .ptov^ fruitlti&s.
Thie subjugation of Panama is givCh^as
reason for the government's ac
Rome, Nov. 36.—Until yesterday Arn^
bassador Mia^er was unable to obtain an
interview With Signor Tittom, the
ister of foreign affairs, as tHe
bad, left for England wi^ ttis:
ityueen lbf Ital^ lt' the tiin»'-tm|
ador formally notififea thi
oDflice ttifrt. the republic of
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V Row Over IMl tor a Woimm Nlip gxait* a^ftfffAUatfar A**m« oa. tk* Cliafgaa^steal
lag Torpedo Beat Plans.,
tw York, Kov. 26.—Charged with
stealing eight set's of plans of the Hol
land t6ftedb boat, duplicates which it is
believed have been sold to foreign gov
ernments, Frank P. Norman and Fred
erick B: Hall have leen arrested at
CIGAR MAKERS' STRIKE.
San Juan, P. R., Nov. 26.—Th£ cigar
makers' strike is rapidly .'spreading on
this island. rlrhfrteen" httrtifred men are
out and more reft work^tbday. The
factories at Caguas, Aibonito, Cayey and
San Juan are closing.
PERMANENT SCHOOL FUND.
Bismarck, N. D., Nov. 26.—The per
jnanent institution funds of the state
have practically all been invested by the
purchase of the early school district
bonds that was completed by the board
some time ago. The amount of money
in the permanent school fund now is
less than $100,000.. The funds are
lower than for many years. ....
COULDN'T GIVE BONDS.
Bismarck, N. D., Nov. 26.—In dis
trict court yesterday afternoon May
Mills pleaded not guilty to a charge of
keeping a bawdy house, and the case
was put over to Monday. She could
not furnish bail and was remanded to
the custody of Sheriff Welch, who,
however, did not confine her in jail. A.
Chapman appeared to plead to a
charge of extortion and pleaded not
guilty. His case was also put over
until next week. Both are jury cases
and the jury has not been summoned
to appear until next week.. Court then
adjourned until next Monday*
Mfiiot, N. D., Nov. 26.—A notice has
^been issued for a new election on the
question of issuing $18,000 in school
bonds. An election for this purpose
was held during the present fall's elec
tion when $17,000 was voted, but the
notice failed to specify in what manner
the money voted should be used and
therefore was not in compliance with
The bonds have been rejected and
the board of education has decided to
have another election, the funds to be
usd for taking up of present outstand
ing bonds and in the construction of a
new school building on the north side.
The special election will be held Dec.
PEOPLE OP NOTE.
Geo. H. Montgomery
was in ^rom
Pat Boyle registers- at the Metropole
C. S. Rock of Totter City wai in the
city last evening, v
A. L. Flaten of Fessendm is doing a
business turn in the cityi
L. P. Carey of Sand Point U &Kiong
the guests at the Webster.
John B. Bye of Hickson is among
Fargo's Thanksgiving guests, v i.
J. P. Larson of Hickson is among
the late arrivals at the Elliott.
J. L. Cashel and F. D. Casey are Graf
ton representatives in the city.
Miss Jean Hartwick of Abercrombie
was at the Waldorf last night.
C. A. Klaus and M. F. Murphy of
Jamestown were at the Waldorf.
F. D. Payne of Argusville is a
Thanksgiving visitor in the city.
Miss Ellen Hanson of Tagus is among
the late arrivals at the Metropole.
Mr. and Mrs. Geo. H. Truman have
returned, home from an eastern visit.
Mrs. William White returned last
evening from a three weeks' visit iiv.Re
F." A. Bristol, of Bristol ft1 Sweet,
leaves tonight oil a business trip to St.
Agent Dejfnan oi^thf .Milwaukee spent
his Thanksgivirig"Wi()f fri6ndSoSt Lake
Lewis Sorcnson of Sheldon came in
ftast night and is spending Thanksgiving
G. W- IJaJl came, in from Hope last
pigfit and ^ill spend a number of days
4n the city.
Hot! S&li Newftian reserved a
4eat in the St, Paul sleeper via the N.
Mis^. Gertrude Drake of CasMtpn is
visitifig in' the "city sittd his' parlors at
the Metropole. 'v
J. W. Klirtiman is spaiding the day
With Mrs. Kjarttman and the baby at
ProL Thomas HL Grosvenor of the
normal school at i&yvilfe registered at
the Waldorf last night
A. Ande&on* *»f Bis-
k are v%it»gc^\ the- city, and have
.,r .« at
11 ThsM^l^ving pay.
tilde is iti
tcr adj6i| fire loss at
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parted at the
It takes knowledge as well as drugs
to properly fill prescriptions in a
drug store, and on the degree of
knowledge depends the degre#jpf
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