For twenty-four hours ending,
8 p. m.. May 24, 1909.
Temperature Maximum 62
Precipitation .17 inch.
Wind Maximum velocity 28
miles per hour from the east.
Prediction Cloudy and cold
A son was born to Charles Kaiser
and wife Sunday morning. Mother and
son are doing well.
Company A will give another of its
enjoyable dancing parties Friday
evening at the armory. This is al
most the last one of the season and
every one Is invited to some and
have a good time. Tickets $1.
SUITS FOR COMPANY. A.
Hoskins* window display yesterday
consisted of an outfit of suits for the
Co. A baseball team. The suits are
of grey with black caps, stocking,
belts, etc, and present a very pleasing
appearance. The monogram of the
Co. A is worked out in black on thepressman
breast of eaeh suit.
THINKS ITS GREAT.
T. H. Canfield of Lake Park, Minn.,
has been visiting in the city for a day
or two and was being shown about
the city Monday by J. P. Jackson.
Mr. Canfield Is a property owner in
Bismarck, owning some lots on east
Main street. He has hot been here
for six years and in that time great
advances have be3n made in the
growth and development of the city.
all of which he noted in his trip about
the city Monday.
HE WAS FROM MISSOURI.
A fanny incident happened to Mr.
Allen, the -basso of the cowboy quar
tette, playing the Gem theatre for a
limited engagement. In giving his
imitation of a pig a rurti-rfsitor
so impressed that he would not be-ding
lieve that Mr. Allen did not make
of New York
use of alive porker behind the scenes
and being from Missouri insisted on
being shown. So after the perform
ance he went back to the stage and
persuaded Mr. Allen to show him and
being finally convinced, he exclaimed,
"Well, I'll be dinged, a real hog could
not do it better himself and I ought to
know, 'cause I've raised them for 30ed
CHANGE OF INTERESTS.
W. A. Falconer has bought out the
interest of C. D. Bdick in the Union
Mercantile company. Mr. Falconer
was for many years county treasurer
and. afterwards deputy state treasur
er, and is a valuable acquisition to
VISITING HIS SON.
J. J. Roan of Chicago, surprised his
son, Dr. Roan, if this city, by drop
ping in on him unexpectedly Monday
noon for a visit. He is over 70 years
of age and traveled alone on his long
STATE AUDITOR RETURNS.
Sttae Auditor Brightbill returned
from Cando Monday noon. He reports
fine rains all over the northtrn part
of the state and the crops growing
fine. He left a fine young son two
weeks old behind him.
FISHER'S FISH STORY.
There were a number of fish stories
and some fish brought back from the
river yesterday morning, but about the
best is the one told by "Billy" Fisher,
on the Tribune force.
It seems Billy was quietly -watching
his line from the bank of the river
when he felt a nibble and began to
pull in his line. The load was sotette
heavy the fisherman thought he had
caugt a snag and was much surpris
ed when he saw approaching the sur
face of the river one of the largest
fish ever taken in this part of the
The sturgeon, for such It proved to
be, weighed In the neighborhood of 40
pounds. The peculiar part of the catch
was the fact that instead of being
hooked in the mouth the fish had been
hooked through the tail. This is a
true fish story told by Fisher and he
can prove it by showing the goods—
Cabbage, tomato, celery and other
plants, large and fine, roses and bed
plants at lowest prices at
Faunces, Fourth street.
Friday, Eve.,June 4
Under the Personal
Presentin a Gran
Musica and Dramati
With Mendelssohn's Music.
5 0 $1^)0, $1.50 $2.00 Admission 75c
Seats on sale Tuesday, June lit at Knowles 3c Henej's. Mail
«E.: o*4ert (with remittance) may be sent to Veapermau.
States Attorney S. Sinness of Min
newaukon, was in the city over Sun
day and transacted official Business
Manday at the ctpitol.
—Bnnier Erickson of LaMoure, was
among the visitors from the southeast
ern part of the state Monday. He
called on officials at the capitol dur
ing the day.
AT THE OEM
Manager Hirsch has fulfilled his
promise made last Saturday that he
would have an exceptionally good'Of
fering for the first four days of this
week. The Dahlman Cowboy Quar
is really one of the best acts
that has made its appearance here in
vaudeville for some time and by their
fine singing and pretty stage setting
and general appearance the act will
not he forgotten by local theatre go
ers. "Life on the Plains," 4s the title
of the act and picturesque cowboy
life in the golden west is made the
vehicle for a strong program of har
mony singing. Some life like animal
imitations add much to the charm of
the act, which met an enthusiastic re
Koll and Miller, two funny Dutch
men, keep the audience in the best
of humor •with a funny line of-talk and
The cowboy quartette is on, their
way to the coast and their engagement
is positively limited to Wednesday
evening, so nobody should miss visit
ing the Gem today or tomorrow, as the
change of pictures will also be up to
the usual standard.
U. C. T. VS. CAPITOL8.
Exciting Contest Promised for Satur
Flushed with their victory over the
Commercial Club team, the Capitol
players are out with a challenge to
all comers and they have been met by
the TJ. C. T. team which has been
recently organized by the traveling
men who make this icity their head
quarters, and there will be a trial of
strength on the local diamond Satur
day afternoon. g.
Just the lineup of the team has not
been made public as yet but it is
known there will 'be acouple of chang
es in the team from the sate house
and the traveling men claim they will
have a strong team on the diamond.
There is a rumor in the air that the
Capitol team will appear in brand new
uniforms for the game Saturday.
DWIGHT SKINNER DEAD.
Dwight Skinner, who came here in
1880 and filed on a piece of land in
Telfer township, died at St. Alexus
hospital Monday of heart disease after
a complication of troubles. Mr. Skin
ner was 76 years old and leaves two
boys, Theodore, who is employed
with French and Welch, and Bert,
who is on a farm In Emmons county.
Mr. Skinner's house for years was a
stopping place for the settlers com
ing to Bismarck from Emmons coun
ty, and he had a wide range of ac
quaintances who will regret to learn
of his death. Me was. liked and re
spected by all who knew him.
FAIR SECRETARY STRICKEN
Chas. E. Wilson, secretary of the
Fargo state fair association, ex-sheriff
of Cass county and for many yean
chairman of the hoard of county com
missioners, was taken with a stroke of
paralysis Saturday at his home In
Fargo and at last reports there is
very little chance of his recovery.
Mr. Wilson has beet, prominent in the
affairs of the state and is jreU known
to many residents of Bia&arck and
Burleigh county. -W-.
TRIBUNE HAS BALff TEAM.
Out With Challenge for All Comer*
The employes of the Tribune Print
ing company have formed a baseball
team and are out with a challenge to
all comen. There are said to be a
number of real warm numbers In the
Tribune llnetrp, .and surprise is prom
ised for-the first team that lines us
against them. No definite dates nave
Ibeen arranged as yet but there will lie
a number of games arranged for the
immediate future. -^iip-
—Dr. Kohler of Minneapolis, visit
his sister, Mrs. A. W. Lucas and
Mrs. Max Kupltz over Sunday on his
way home from Medicine Hat, Can
—Dr. R. D. Matchan of Minneapolis,
brother of Dr.. Matchan of this city,
was elected president of the state as
sociation of homeopathic physicians of
—Messrs. Heegaard and Meachem
of Mandan were among the Mandan
ites in Bismarck Monday.
—Attorney James Hanley s/as over
from Mandan Monday doing Business
at the U. S. land office.
BISMARCK DAILY TRIBUNE, TUESDAY MORNING, MAY 25, 1909.
Elizabeth Belk, Correspondent: A
Yeoman meeting will be.held In theworking
P. hall this, Tuesday, evening, May
25 at 8 o'clock. Admission of new
members, All members*re invited to
attend, also visitors in the city.
.,,', CLOSED. sM£.
The following clothing and shd«
stores close at 6:80 p. m., except Sat
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HOOVER A EPPINGER.
For mortised window serssns at
wholesale prtess and large assort
ntsnVflo to tfi* Rhwd Lumber Csy
MUCH ACTIVITY IN
THE RIVER BUSINESS
NEARLY HUNDRED CARS AT THE
WHARF WAITING TO BE UN
Nearly One Hundred Men Employed—
Many Boats Entering the Port Dally
—Good Season Assured.
There is much activity along the
river front at the present time, there
being a number of boats arriving and
Sunday there were four steamers
tied up at one time and all of them
were busy loading and preparing to
take their departure.
One boat took on 108 tons of feed
that will be used for the horses thai
are employed in the railroad con
struction. There are nearly a hun
dred cars standing on the track
waiting to be unloaded. About seven
ty-five men, are employed and there
is more activity along the river than
has been noted for a number of years
There are several boats that have
been brought up from the south to
help out the local boats in the work
for the season. One boat from Sioux
City recently arrived and one from
Terre Haute, Ind., arrived Sunday.
RAILWAYS MAKE RATE
TO NAVIGATION MEET
GILBREATH GETS GOOD NEWS
FROM WESTEr.N PASSENGER
Yankton Meeting Will Have Good At
tendance From This State—HIM WIN
Commissioner W. C. Gllbreath has
been advised by the Western Passen
ger association that they will grant a
rate of a fare and a half to the Mis
souri River Navigation congress at
'Yankton, July 7 to 9.
The rates will be granted on the
certificate plan and will depend upon
the presence of a thousand-delegates
to the congress. Inasmuch as there
will be a large attendance at the con
gress from the state of 'North and
South Dakota and Iowa, with a num
ber from Minnesota, there will prob
ably be a large attendance.
J. J. Hill will probably make an ad
dress at the congress and there are
many other Interesting features in
prospect. Mr. Oilbreath has been
hard to get the Western as
sociation to grant specia.1 rates and
is pleased that tbey have been grant-
SYMPATHY TO STOCKWEIZL.
At a meeting of the city superin
tendents and high school principals
at Grand Forks last Friday and Sat
urday on motion of Supt. Fred E.
Smith of Wahpeton greeting and.
sympathy were extended to State I
Superintendent Stockwell, who is re-'
covering from' a surgical operation
in a Bismarck hospital. Officials at
the Capitol sent .Superintendent
Stockwell a beautifuf boq.net of cut
flowers Monday evening.
The victims of the gas explosion at
Leeds are progressing well, except
Dunn, whose leg was badly broken
and who will probably be a cripple
for life ag
result of the accident/
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STATE ENGINEER TO
ASSIST THE U. S.
PARTY LEFT FOR TH E CANNON
BALL COUNTRY YE8TERDAY
Irrigation Projects on Heart, Knife,
Cannonball and Little Missouri Riv
J. W. Bliss, with a email party, left
the city Monday for the Cannonball
country. Mr. Bliss is to assist In the
irrigation surveys which are to be
made this season by the United States
reclamation service on the Cannon
ball, Heart, Knife and Little Missouri
rivers. In these surveys the state
engineers office will ^co-operate with
the reclamatiop service.
The surveys will show in detail the
location and .extent of the irrigable
tracts along each stream and also the
capacity of all possible reservoir,sites
After-the surveys are completed and
the estimates made on the cost to ir
rigate per acre on different streams
a proposition will be made to the dif
ferent settlers to enter into an agree
ment with the government to con
struct the projects.
Try The Tribune Want Columns.
You should hot go through
the soasoii without putting
screens on every window and
We have screens of all sizee
and at all prices. Call and se
Buy a Suit now and save from
$.3.00 to $5.O0
Suits from $5.00| $15*00
Worth from $8.00
O I N O W
We need the money and are makinp
^Canvas Gloves 5 Cents a Paif
You neei»? the Suits and are liaMi^
the money. '^'.' 'Kfi^'.
fl"M Easier was too cold for a'new''.Hat •'-1^-^^iSbw/^?*
f^weMelitp :1$3.00 1 Dunlap api'""
Gun and Bicycle
Loefcsnith and Key Makir
H. C. Smith
516 Main St. BiSMARCK
The Golden Rule
GROCERIES and NOTIONS
Fancy Dairy Butter, per lb 28c
Fresh Eggs, per doz. 20c
13 bars either of White Borax,
Naptha, Santa Claus or Lenox
Soap for 50c
Rub No More Soap or Powder,
Sherbert Cups, per doz, 65, 85 and 95c
Water Glasses, per doz, 75, 85c,
$1.05 and 1.25
(These are strictly fancy and the
clearest crystal glass made.)
Oranges, 60 eize, our price per
Fancy Opalescut Vasts, 2 for.... 25c
Best Hams in the market, per lb. 16c
Bulk Oat Meal, Oral in or So
dett Crackers, per lb ..-. 10c
Toilet Paper, per roll 05c
Arm and Hammer brand Soda,
per lb. •.... .. 07c
£. H. McCoilkey, Prop
PHONE NO. 20#.
Grand Pacific Hot* BulMlnf.
One Mesetngsr Stallitn
One Shire Stallion
Terms $10,00 Eaxti
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