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DRIVER KILLED ENGINE ON THf
GRADE AND MACHINE WENT
OVER EMBANKMENT.
Linton, N. D.. Nov. 27.—A serious
^automobile accident occurred to a
party of Linton people who were on
'trip, ten miles east of Linton. The par
ity consisted of Peter Horner. Mr. and
Mrs. M. G. Schmidt, and two clul
,dren, Miss Barbara Fettig and Miss
Frances Feldman, and were taking
Miss Fctis home, she having recent
ly arrived from Lisbon from one of
:the Bismarck hospitals. While trying
•to make a steep hill, Mr. Horner,
was driving his Overland, killed
his engin* and the car ran back over
an embankment and turned turtle,
Mr. Schmidt find Miss Feldman jump
ed when the car started down the hill
and were uninjured. Miss Fettig sus
tained a dislocated wrist and was ser
iously bruised about the face. Mrs.
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THE NEW 1913 CADILLAC ROADSTER—If it is a possible thing,
we will show the 1913 Roadster at the Tri-State Grain Growers' Convention
jf in January. We may not be able to obtain one in time.
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We believe that you will heartily second our statement—as soon as you
see this Roadster—that it is the smoothest, cleanest cut, swiftest, easiest
riding, quietest running Roadster ever offered to the public.
Racy, quick, speedy, and powerful, it still has that Cadillac air of dis
tinctiveness peculiar to the Cadillac, so sought after by other designers and
so seemingly impossible to imitate.
"Cadillac First Cost Is Last Cost"
Horton Motor Company
NEWS OF THE NORTHWEST
Schmidt was pinned under the ca.5
unci is still in very bad shape, it bcinj
feared she has suffered internally.
Mr. Horner was rendered uncon
scious and remained in that condition
all the way to Linton, where he was
brought at once for medical treatment
WAi on DAS
Every road & royal highway*
To-day California has a great
system of oiled highways, costing
millions. You can drive for hun
dreds of miles, swiftly, safely, com
fortably. One of the many outdoor
pleasures in this winterless land.
A Santa Fe train will take you there.
MANY CANDIDATES
Minot, N. I)., Nov. 27.—-Local re
publicans are already after endorse
ments for various state offices to be
filled by Governor-elect Hanna fol
lowing his inauguration In Januarv.
S. J. LaDue of this city is a can
didate for state bank examiner W.
W. Tyler wants to be state hotel in
spector Geo. Hart of Ryder would be
chief game warden for the northern
district E. B. McCutcheon 1s after
a position on the state tax commis
sion and J. E. McKoane and C. A.
Grow want to be appointed to succeed
Martin Jacobspn on the Btate board
of normal school trustees.
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The California Limited king of the Hmiteds
exclusively for first-class travel —runs, day
sleeper for Grand Canyon,
Santa Fe de-Luxe the only extra-fare flyer, Chi
cago and Kansas City to Los Angeles once a
week this winter America's finest train.
California Fast Mail—also the Los Angeles Express
and San Francisco Express three other daily
trains—they carry standard Pullmans, tourist
sleepers and chair cars all classes of tickets
honored*
Fred Harvey metis.
Visit Grand Canyon of Arizona en route.
Say which train you prefer. Will mail booklets.
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MEMBER LIVE 8TOCK SANITARY
BOARD TELLS OF M'LEAN.
COUNTY.
Bismarck, N. D., Nov. 27.-—Dr.
W. Robinson of Garrison, Is in the
city to attend a meeting of the Live
Stock Sanitary board of which he Is
a member. Questioned as to whether
threshing was about completed in the
vicinity of Garrison Mr. Robinson re
plied that no flax had been threshed
and that at least 50 per cent of the
wheat and other small grains remained
unthreshed.
Mr Robinson expressed himself as
being well satisfied with the decision
of the supreme court regarding the di
vision of McLean county. He admitted
that in the event of the county of
Stevenson being organized and Garri
son being made the county seat, busi
ness men of his town would be better
satisfied and a larger volume of busi
ness would be transacted there, but
said that in his judgment the major
ity of the taxpayers throughout the
county were against division for the
'reason that two counties meant an
other set of offices and other addi
tional expenses to the taxpayer that
he did not care to assume.
MAY BUILD ROAD
TIM BMiS
Khaiqe, x. D., Nov. 27.—Surveyors
in the employ of the Northern Pacific
railway, have been at work near
Mound for the past ten days and the
people of that vicinity are again in
hopes that the railroad will be built
next year. The surveyors are work
ing west from the old survey, made
two or three years ago. It will bf
remembered that the old survey, ex
tending only to the middle of sec
tion 34, across the farm of Albert
Blair, and the right-of-way wall
bought two years ago, from Mott west
to that point. The crew now are
working on a route from there through
the bad lands, and excepting to croae
ttie river at Marmarth. The general
iiiH-ression is that the road will be
built next year, which will mean a
great deal to the people of the nort,h
country.
IN MAN
JuOW^S AT EESUCS
Minot, N. D., Nov OT—JudgA #!!l
iam Murray and Deputy Sheriff Dan
Dougherty
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were summoned to De»
Lacs to investigate the finding of thA
tody of an unknown raan in the Great
Northern reservoir there.
No particulars of the tragedy were
available up to the time of going to
press. The reservoir is located near
the Great Northern right of way, about
a quarter of a mile west of Des I-»ac«,
and the body was discovered lying be
neath the ice which had formed over
the reservoir. No effort was made
to remove the body pending the ar
rival1 of Judge Murray, who was sum
moned immediately, so the identity of
the man has not yet been revealed.
i\ either is it known how tit#
man came to be in the reservoir nor
how rorrg the body has lain there.
Ivlrg. T. A. Town, 107 6th St., Water
town, S.-D., says:—"My four children
often have hard colds and I use Foley'*
Honey &• Tar Compound with splendid
reults. I can always depend upon it and
am sure of getting good results. I had
myself a severe attack of la grippe,
and the doctor prescribed "Foley'*
Honey & Tar Compound and it so©n
cured me." Fargo Dr.Ufi Co* Economy
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TOT FABGO FORUM AND DAILY TIEPTTBLICAN, WEDNESDAY EVENING, NOVEMBER 27, 191S.
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Ale© called Tcttor, Salt Rheum, Pruri
tus, Milk-Croat, Weeping Skin, etc.)
ECZEMA CAN BE CURED TO STAY,
and when I say cured, I mean just what
?a^—C-U-R-E-I). and not merely
patched up for awhile, to return wore#
than before. Remember I make this
broad statement after putting ten
years of my time on this one disease
ana handling in the mean-time a quar
ter of a million cases of this dreadful
disease. Now, I do not cure what all
you have used, nor how many doctors
have told you that ypu could not be
cured—all I ask is Just a chance to
show you that I know what I am talk
ing about If you will write me TO
DAY, I will send you a FRF.lS triai*
of my mild, soothing, guaranteed cure
that will convince you more in a day
than or anyone else could in a
month's time. If you are disgusted and
discouraged, I dare you to give me a
chance to prove my claims. By writ
ing me to-day you will enjoy more real
comfort than you had ever thought this
world holds for you. Just try it and
you will see I am telling you the truth.
Dr. J. B, Cunnmr, IS37 Park Square,
Sedalln, Mo.
References: Third National Bank,
Sedalia, Mo.
Could you do a better act than to send
this notice to some poor sufferer of
Emma? —Advt.
CONFESSED TO
FME WIKilEI
AT HILLSBORO
Crookston Times: A man giving
the name of Grant E. Baxter, either
a hop fiend, crazy or just plain and
very smooth crook, managed to hood
wink Leo Baer and County
Hagen yesterday from 10 a. m. ttU
about 6 p. m., when Mr. Baer became
suspicious and unmasked the impost*
er, who is now lying in the county jail
on a chargc of vagrancy till Friday,
when his hearing is set.
Played Lodge Game.
Yesterday morning about 10 o'clock
the stranger entered the Boston
store and inquired if a Mr. Braaten
had been there asking for him. Leo
Baer came forward and the man ex
tended his hand, gave Mr. Baer a fra
ternal grip, and introduced himself
as Grant E. Baxter. He retired to a
corner of the store and gave proper
high signs of a secret order, con
vincing Mr. Baer that he was o» k.,
as far as bein* posted on secret
work was concerned.
Murdered Man to Protect Home.
Baxter then told Mr. Baer that
he was In deep trouble—that the
night before he had discovered a hired
man on his farm near HillsboTO, N.
D., had caused domestic trouble, and
In a rage had hit him over the head
with a milk stool, killing him instant
ly, and then fled to Crookston in fl
friend's automobile.
All he wanted was that Mr. Baer
should get him the best attorney ho
could to secure a divorce at once. Mr.
Baer took him to the office of County
Attorney Hagen, where he repeated
his story after making a deal to se
cure the divorce and giving Mr. Ha
gen a check for $250 as half payment
for his services.
County Attorney Drew Picture*.
He gave Mr. Hagen the details of
the killing and the county attorney
drew pictures of the hen house, the
barn, the residence and other out
buildings and questioned Baxter
closely as to distance, etc.
Wanted Auto Trip.'1
Baxter then proposed that last,
evening he, Mr. Baer and Attorney
Hagen gel an auto and go to Hills
boro after dark, settle with his wife
for $10,00 or $20,000 so that she would
not fight the divorce case, as he was
not desirous of humiliating his
daughter, who, he claimed, was a
teacher in the Fargo schools.
Mr. Hagen said the trip must be
postponed till Friday as he had to
go to St. Paul last night and advis
ed his client to lie low and keep out
of sight till then.
Well Togged Ouju
Baxter said the police here had
probably been notified of the killing
and he wanted to get some other
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clothes to appear on the street, so
he changed his slouch hat and duck
coat for Leo Bacr's perfectly good
overcoat and hat.
Baxter asked to call Hillsboro up
and find if he was not o. k. This
Mr. Hagen did, and discovered that
Grant E. Baxter was a wealthy .farm
er, perfectly responsible.
Wanted More Clothe*.
After the divorce complaint had
been drawn and sworn to, Baxter re
turned to MS*. Baer and wanted him
to endorse a. check for $250 as he.
wanted to pay Mr. Baxter $100 for hir
trouble and get a new outfit of clothes
for the other $150.
Mr. Baer backed up .on this, and
Baxter then tendered a check for $50,
asking $10 in cash to tide him over
for the night.
Mr. Baer continued scenting a
mouse and finally phoned Mr. Hagen
to telephone to HUlsboro and find out
If any one had been killed or any
special variety of h— raised.
Mr. Hagen did so and discovered
everything peaceful about that burg.
Mr. Baer then murmured, "fon Javelin
fobunda," and telephoned Chief Eck a
description of the man. Captain Nel
son located the murderous Baxter in
Brink's saloon, where he was trying
to sell turkeys for future delivery, and
toted him off to jail, from which place
Mr. Baer recovered his dress overcoat
and hat.
Baxter dismissed Messrs. Baer and
Hagen from his mind at once an/1
offered to give Officer Godbout a plAt
showing where he had a fortune bur
ied in Montana, in event that he (Bax
ter) should die during the night.
His case will be called Friday and
in the meantime Chief Eck believe*
the man, while he may be nutty now,
has been a very clever crook. County
Attorney Hagen still has his plat of
the Hills-boro henhouse as a memento
of the occasion and also has the
check for $250.
Baxter is six feet tall, weighs 180
pounds, has short cropped mustache
and gray hair, and plays hi* part well.
ESTATE
SEAL
Attorney
MAN ARRESTED
Wahpeton, N. D„ Nov. 27.—E. H.
Tompkins of St. Paul Is under arrest fn
that city, charged with obtaining mon
ey under false pretenses and Sheriff
Robins of this city, armed with requi
sition papers, expects to leave here to
night to bring the prisoner here.
Tompkins is a real estate dealer,
with offices at 178 East Third street,
St. Paul, doing business under the
name of Tompkins Land Co.
The complaint against Tompkins
is made by one F. H. Munn, who lives
near Lidgerwood, this county. He
claims to have paid Tompkins $2,207
on a contract which he made with
him about two years ago. It is al
leged that Tompkins could not fulfill
his share of the contract.
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liUOB SHOWING
HA8 OVER FORTY SCHOOL8
QUALIFIED FOR CLASSIFICA
TION UNDER RURAL LAW.
La Moure, N. D., Nov. 27.—Some
thing over forty schools in LaMoure
cunty have applied for classification
under the rural aid law this year.
This is a strong showing for the
schools of the county when the equip
ment and other requirements neces
sary in order to classify are consider
ed.
Schools are graded in four classes.
The first and second class graded
schools and the first and second class
rural schools.
A first class rural school must
meet the following requirements:
A nine months' term, a normal
graduate of first grade teacher, three
sets of readers, a library of fifty vol
umes which must be from an approved
list of books, a foot scraper and mat,
drinking fountain or covered recepta
cle and individual cups, a large dic
tinary and at least three small ones.
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twelve inch globe, clean, well kept
school grounds, an orderly and. neat
school room and tutbuilding*.
The requirements are the same
fr a second class rural school with
the exception of an eight months
term instead of nine and a second
grade teacher instead of a first
grade.
Those districts equipping their
schools for classification are to be
congratulated, not only for having ap­
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proved state schools, but for the
benefits conferred on the boys and
girls attending these schools. The
rural schools should have just as
good equipment, ag the town schools
and the equipping of these rural
schools for classification makes the
school work more efficient in vevery
way
AUCTION SALE
I have ceased (arming operations and will sell at
y Public Auction k
ON'WVEMHKR 80, 1#J2
All my property consisting of 15 head of good heavy horses
ranging from 5 to 12 years and weighing from 1,200 to 1,600
lbs., and a full line of farm implements, a great deal of it al
most new. Time can be had on all purchases amounting to
over $10.00 until October 1, 1913.
Place of Sale—One mile west of Fair Grounds, Fargo,
N. D.
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You know the value of a fe
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wearing
If you ore contemplating the purchase of furs be careful to see
La
ianpher Furs. The Lanpher Fur Book will assist you in your
selection of pleasing styles and models. Leading mei
them. No furs sold under misleading trade names.
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Handicapped.
Washington Star: "You aay you ob
ject to your wife's interest in suffrage
for financial reasons?"
"Yes," replied Mr. Flimgilt. "It in
terferes with her bridge playing."
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you have eczema, ringworm, or
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or scalp eruption, try Resinol
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how the itching stops instantly and the
trouble disappears, in even the worst
cases. No other treatment restores
skin health so promptly, and at so little
cost, as the soothing, healing balsams
in Resinol Soap and Resinol Ointment.
For 17 yean Reeimtl Ointment, with Resiool Soap, has been
heneehoid remedy for soeh common trouble* pimple*,
d*ndmfT. sores, borls, barrta, cuts, chaflngs, chapping*, sad
piles. All druggists sell Resinol Soaqp (28c) and Resinol
Ointment (EOc and $1.00), but for a sample of each write to
Dept. 15-B, Rasmol Cbenfcal Cou, Baltimore. ML Rm
Sharing Stkk (2Se) cannot irritate the toadecost fees.
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