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WEATHER. Partly cloudy tonight and Thursday. Probably local showers. Stationary temperature, max. 77 min. 54. Another Voter—A baby boy arrived at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Elvin Wood Sunday. Knights of Pythias—Regular meet ing of St. Elmo lodge, K. of P. to night. work in Rank of Knight. Reduced Rates—The Soo road an nounces one fare rates for the rovno trip for Fourth of July celebrations. Ladies' Aid Meeting—The Ladies' Aid Society of the Presbyterian church will meet on Thursday p. m., July 2, with Mrs. William Pye. Prairie Fire—W. D. Briscoe reports a prairie fire in White and Long Lake townships Monday that destroyed considerable pasture and hay land. Some rain fell in that vicinity Monday night. Ice Cream Social—The ladies of St. Mary's Sewing Circle will give an ice cream social Friday evening. July 3rd, at the court house grounds, to raise funds to pay for repairing priest's house. Ice cream and cake 15 cents. Everybody invited. Jud0« Glaspell Will Help—Judge Winchester has court business in the district well cleared up, and leaves tomorrow with Harold for a month's visit at his old home in Malone, N. Y. Judge Glaspell will attend to what business may arise in the district in his absence. Special Trains—The Washburn road will run a special train from Wilton to Bismarck and return on July 4th. The train will leave Wilton promptly at 1 o'clock, reaching Bismarck at 2 o'clock, Returning to Wilton it will leave Bismarck at 12.30 o'clock, night. Fare for the round trip for this day anil train, $1. Regular excursion rr.to?, $1.25 for the round trip, good July ,1 and 4. returning up to and Including July^6. How the Census Was Taken. The last census in (he United Slates was taken with the id of 311 tabu lating niaciiir.es, a::. 71 adding ma chines. ARDWARE ARNESS EATINQ UMBING UMPS AINT L' A PERSONAL. Ranchman Neal is among the guests in the city today. J. R. Wright of Kenmare is among the visitors in the city today. Insurance Commissioner Leutz is. doing business at the capitol today. Traveling Freight Agent Cole of the Soo is a guest in the city today. Judge Morgan went east this after-1 noon, for a vacation of several weeks. I Maj. A. W. Thomas, of Elbowoods,' Is among the visitors in the city to-! day. Charles H. Pearson has been ap-! pointed postmaster at Tell, Emmons county. Miss I-«ng, who has been visiting her brother, I). P. Long, returned east this afternoon. Mr. r.nd Mrs. Jay Rogers of the| Northwest hotel returned last night' from a trip east. Judge Young went down to Napol enn this morning to look after some business interests there. Attorney w. E. That we have on hand four Refrigerators, cheap for cash. Prices are from Hoopes of Carring- ton was among the guests in the city today on some legal business. Judge and Mrs. Cochrane returnel! to C.rand Forks this afternoon, hav ing finished up the work of the term of court. Representative Aas of Nelson county is in the city en route to the] Sentinel Butte to look up some land matters. Supt. Moore retui^ied this week from Mercer count where he has been conducting a summer school. He has been ill since Monday but is somewhat improved today. Robert Orr of the Bism&Tck Groc ery Company went down the road this afternoon to look afH.t business. AI Davis, traveling man for this terri tory, has gone down to M'.vieapoiis where he is to be married today, and Mr. Orr is making his run for h'.m. J. W. RAYMOND RETIRES. W. H. Dunwoody Succeeds Him as President of N. W. Nat I Bank. Minneapolis Journal: At the regu lar quarterly meeting of the North western bank directors today, action was reluctantly taken on the election of the new president to suceced J. W. Raymond. Somo months ago, on account of ill health, Mr. Raymond tendered his resignation, but the dir time in the hope that he might ul t.matel.v be able to resume his duties. However, it still being Mr. Raymond's determination to retire the directors This Reminds $6.oo to $13.00 each. We also have some odd lines of Enameled Iron Ware that we have placed on tables and will sell VERY CHEAP, to close out these lines. Organized 1850. Cash Assets, $60,000,000 ....Aetna Life Insurance Co.... Supplies best Insurance in LIFE, ENDOWMENT, ACCIDENT, LIABILITY AND HEALTH. J. C. HOLLY, Agt.. Bismarck, N. D. ....MANY NEW RESIDENCES.... Are in course of construction, and we have discounted the wants of the prospective occupants by stocking- up with Furniture Carpets & Draperies Until our stock is the most varied and complete of any on the slope, and our prices are always right. We do not want to carry over any renmants of Wall Paper, and those who have not completed their decorations will do well to give us a call. OUR UNDERTAKING DEPARTMENT Is in all respects the most complete, and we furnish a lady assistant on request. E. G. FIELD sell which we will Grambs and Wolbert Third *31 Main Sts. BI8MABOK DAILY TRIBUNE: WEDNESDAY, JULY 1 1808 IT'S PRETTY NEARLY A SURE THING That the drug store which serves good, pure soda water, also sells good, pure drugs. YOU MAY NOT BE ABLE TO JUDGE The quality of drugs, but you are ajudge of good soda OUR DRUGS LIKE OUR SODA ARE THE BEST That money and experience can obtain. Do you want good pure drugs? Then come to us. We make a specialty of prescription work. B. E. JONES, Ph. 0., Druggist. Phone No. 5. Bismarck, N. D. today elected W. H. Dunwoody as president. Mr. Dunwoody has been a director since Jan. 1, 1876. He has twice been vice president, has been! chairman of the board of directors and executive committee, and has tak-I en more than a merely formal inter est in the affairs of the institution. Judge M. B. Koon, a director since Jan. 1, 1 SSI, was made vice president. The directors declared the regular quarterly dividend of 2 per cent, thus maintaining the Northwestern Nation al's reputation as a steady div payer. Since its organization it lias averaged S per cent dividends very year. !vhl™4i Strange Combination. Writing of a drive in the woods in ectors declined to act upon it at that the Turtle Mountain reservation Bish op Mann says: "There we found a curious reminder that stark and ni-.-'^ couth paganism still exists in our|W land and day. We saw in the thickets a sort of scanty tepee of bare poles, within which was a rude figure made ©. of a bit of log and some cloth and painted with the ponents, a heavy string of sleigh bells wound about the idol showed that the poor people had given of their best. It was a strange combination of an cient superstition and modern eondi-15s? tions—this shoe made in a New Eng- land factory hung up in a North Dako ta wood to honor and appease some sort or phase of Mitchee-Manitou. JULY WEATHER. The folowing data, covering a per iod of 27 years, have been compiled from the Weather Bureau records at Bismarck for the month of July. Temperature. Mean or normal temperature, 69 deg The warmest month was that of 1886, with an average of 75 degrees. The coldest month was that of 1884, with an average of 64 degrees. The highest temperature was 106 degrees on 23, 1901. The lowest temperature was 32 de grees on 6, 1884. Average date on which first killing frost occurred in autumn, Sept. 15. Average date on which last "killing" frost occurred in spring. May 15. Precipitation. Average for the month, 2.57 Inches. Average number of days with .01 The greatest monthly precipitation was 4.49 inches in 1887. The least monthly precipitation was 0.30 Inches in 1894. The greatest amount of precipita tion recorded in any 24 consecutive hours was 1.85 inches on 11 and 12, 1891. Clouds and Weather. Average number of clear days, 11 partly cloudy days. 15 cloudy days. 5. Wind. The prevailing winds have been from the Northwest. The highest velocity of the wind was 56 miles from the east on 15, 1883 ioc ones for 49c 51.00 ones for 65c 1.25 ones for 85c 1.50 ones for 31.00 1.75 ones for 1.15 2.00 ones for 1.25 Sis* $ J! Pf 8 II 8 ft ft B. H. BRONSON, proposals are wanted for the con struction of a heating, light and pow er house to be erected of brick and stone on the capitol grounds accord ing to plans and specifications on file with the undersigned. Bids will be received until noon, July 7, 1903. & Section Director Weather Bureau. Bids Wanted. ,© CHAS. POSTER, Engineer for Capitol Commission. l! State News Harry Oliver of Lisbon is to succeed' W. R. Grant as deputy consul of North a a W America. President Porterfleld and members! ot the state druggists' association,! hav# been conferring in Fargo as to tiie Sheila bill—possibly wondering! who's to bell the cat. A runaway team crashed into a baby carriage being wheeled by Mrs. Julius John at Valley City, knocked! it about fifteen feet and probably fa tally injured the baby. Floyd Gile, Floyd Luros and Ray Soby, aged about lo years each, were frightfully injured at Crary by an ex plosion of powder, and it is feared that each of them will lose their eye sight. Charles Hanson sues the Great Northern road for $2,000, alleging that he frosted his toe while working as a section hand, the foreman would not let him be paid off, the railroad company would not carry him to Pur go to be treated, and as a result gan grene set in, he lost his toe, and accumulated hurt feelings that it will take $2,000 to salve over. A strong case has been made out by the state in the Wells murder case at Ellendale. Testimony has been taken as to the fact of Wells banking the barn after the murder, where the body was afterward found, the discovery of Wells' bloody undershirt under an elevator, and a partial confession said to have been made by Wells. The defense has announced that it will show that the murder was committed by John Wells, a brother of the de fendant, who is dead, and that Sher ^nann. the defendant in the present action, buried the body but did not do the killing. 1 semblance of a face, Around it hung various gaudy rags.j and piteous to behold—a babv's little various gaudy rags, My shoe. It was evidently a votive of-1 fering in memory of a dead child And, cheap as were most of its com- I Ladies Wrappers. 55. We are jnvintr Special Sales of tioiietl beloW. Inspection invited. 1 Shirt Waist Patterns Linen Lawns, lace stripe, $3.00 to $3.75 ones for $1.50 White silk, em broidered front 65.75 ones S2.50 Children's Wash Dresses Ages 3 to 6 yrs., regular 6e ones 35c 3 to 6 85c 50c 3 to 11.00 6oc 7 to 12 1.00 50c 7 to 12 1.25 75c 7 to 12 2.50 11.25 7 to 12 3.50 1.75 Children's Taffeta Silk Jackets I Childrens 03.00 4-50 ti.00 8.00 I Pi for. .92.00 2.25 3.00 4.00 Millinery Department Every thing in this depart- ment one-half regular price. m&mim PRICES REDUCED 10 to 25 per cent less than regular price. gains C. Webb Bros. Closing Sale of Seasonable Goods It may not he necessary to say why we are cutting prices, hut the fact is we have too many summer goods on hand and decided to sell them at prices that can not he resisted. Men's unlined suits and single coats Men's unlined suits and single coats 10 to 25 per cent less than former price. 10 to 25 per cent less than former price. Boys, wash suits Ladies Shoe Department Closing Sale of all broken sizes: Children's sizes 4 to 1, 75c to $1 values. Misses' sizes 2 to 6, $1 to $1.50 values.. Ladies' Shoes, $1.50 to $2 values $2.50 to $3 values Webb BISMARCK, Men's Balbriggan un derwear, very line quality, former price $1.25, at $1. All kinds of hot weather hats at All kinds of hot weather hats at 20 to 40 per cent less than regular price. 20 to 40 per cent less than regular price. We have man)- other desirable har- and invite examination and com parison of prices. M. DAHL Opposite N. P. Depot. many other lines not men- Ladies' Suits All this I Season's Styles. .©_ #10.00 Suits at S5.IX) 12.50 «.uo 15.00 7.50 i© 20.00 25.00 12.50 Ladies' Taffeta Silk Jackets. for $5.00 10.00 15.00 ones $4.00. 5.00. 7.50. 49c 85c $1.00 1.50 Bros. 10.00 v?) & Shirt Waist Suits 82.75 ones for 81.5(3 3.50 .2.25 4.50 6.00 10.00 10 .2.50 .3 00 .5.00 Ladies' Black Silk Skirts wa #10.00 ones for $5.00 12.00 15.00 7.50 20.00 10.00 fag, Silk Waists, Good Range Regular S 4.50 ones to close, 5.00 6.00 8.00 10.00 .0.00 of Colors. $2.25 2.50 3.00 4.00 & 5.00 WM0&37M NORTH DAKOTA.