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MANDAN LINEMAN IS KILLED AT MANDAN TUESDAY FAILED TO USB RUBBER GLOVES THAT ARE PROVIDED BY THE COMPANY. Home Is Near Wade and Has Been Employed by Mandan Company Only for Past Three Weeks. One 22-horse Two 25-horse One 16-horse One 25-horse One 25-horse One 22-horse One 25-horse One 22-hor^e I While at work repairing lines that had become entangled as a result of the storm of Monday night and Tues day morning Thos. N. Eskleson, tem porarily employed by the Mandan Electric Co., as a lineman was in stantly killed Tuesday morning. It seems' from the reports that Eskel son had -been sent out to repair some of the lines that had been down as a result of the storm of the night previous and had picked up a lire wire with his bare hands and was killed instantly. There were sever al witnesses who saw the man fall Rebuilt Steam Engines for Sale We have the following rebuilt steam engines for sale: One One One One One 22-horse 18-horse 25-hores 20-horse 16-horse power Buffalo Pitts power Buffalo Pitts, pdwer Northwest, power New Giant, power Garr-Scott. power Garr-Scott. power Garr-Scott. power C. Aultman. power Minneapolis power Geiser. power Advance, power Advance, power Avery. All engines are in good running order. If you want a steam engine write us for descriptive circular, prices, etc. More Bros. Fargo and Wimbledon, N. D. 1 l^ercrftfae am but none who saw him pick up the wire and there are some rumors to the effect that he died as a result of heart failure and not from a stroke of electricity. An autopsy will be made in the morning to ascertain the facts in the case and the coron er's inquest which was started Tues day afternoon has been postponed until Wednesday morning in order to give the physicians making the post mortem examination time in which to prepare their testimony. The man had been in Mandan only for the past few weeks and It is un derstood that he has a brother liv ing at Wade and an effort has been made to get in communication with him in order to ascertain what he desires done with the body. REFORM OF THE RE FORMERS AT MANDAN TICKET OPPOSED TO OLD COM MISSIONERS WON OUT IN ELECTION TUESDAY. A. M. Packard Will Head City Gov ernment in the Burg Across the River—Two Others Elected. I "Tnere was a hotly contested elec tion to fill the vacancies on the board of city commissioners at Man dan Tuesday. The election was made necessary by the resignation of three of the commissioners who had given up their positions because their duties called them away from the city. There has been a strenous campaign fought for the past several weeks and for the past few days it has been very warm around the corners The fight as made by Packard, Mc Gillic and Clarke who promised a reduction of the running expenses of the city and was really & campaign urging "the reform of the reform ers" as the men who were on the commission before were elected on what was called a reform ticket. Following is the vote as cast for the different candidate: President—A. M. Packard, 300 W. H. Stutsman, 125. Commissioner of Finance—D. F. Elis, 156 P. W. McGillic, 268. Streets and Highways—Robert W. Clarke, 283 H. J. Taylor, 136. There was a total of 440 votes cast which shows there was consid erable interest taken in the elec tion. ,,,4-^^..!-«.«, ^.i.,w.-*cw- Ki^«M)fl^ •t**M STORM AT MANDAN. Most Damage Was Done to Electric Light Station and Tele phones. There was a heavy fall of rain here Tuesday morning and Monday evening accompanied by a severe electrical display. A number of the basements in the city were flooded and a lot of telephones put out of commission for a few hours and some damage done to the wires of the electric company but aside from this the loss was small. Mandan, N. D., Aug. 9.—Several of the farmers in this vicinity were cut ting their grain Sunday. It is a great satisfaction to everyone to see a farm er on his binder, with a good, broad smile on his face, cutting such crops as most of them have this year. T. M. Simons was promoted to chief clerk in the office of Caughren, Winters, Smith & Co., Saturday. He Bucceeds Mr. Griffin, who will act as supervisor over the north line of the Northern Pacific. Mr. Simons is thoroughly efficient office manager and there is no doubt but what he is well qualified for his new position We wish him guccesa. A. Costello, formerly order clerk In the office of Caughren, Winters, Smith & Co., left Sunday to take a position as timekeeper at Grant, Smith & Co.'s camp, number six. Mr. Charles F. Ellis returned home Sunday from Austin, Minn. The fair association is making great preparations for one of the best fairs Morton county has ever had. Mr James Walsh was at Bismarck today in the interest of the Mandan Loan and Investment company. Ix may be of interest to some of our readers to know that Mr. Thos Cooper of St. Paul, who formerly held the position of land commissioner for the Northern Pacific railroad, has been appointed to the office o^ land commissioner and assistant to the president of the N. P. TfM Way It Appeared to H«r. When she was live years old he* aunty took her to churchf tt was her Srst experience. When the got home her mother ask ed her how she liked the service. "Oh, well, God was there In a white nightgown, and he didn't speak loud enough for the people to hear what he said so they kept saying over and over: We beswitch Thee to let us hear Thee, good Lord.' I didn't like v«ry much." To the contestant turning in the greatest number of yearly subscriptions (new or old) on the Daily Tribune, between Monday, Aug. 9th and Monday, Aug. 16th. [Three yearly Subscriptions (new or old) to the Weekly Tribune count as one Daily.] 400,000 Extra Votes to the Second Highest Contestant •300,000 Extra Votes to the Third Highest Contestant r200,000 Extra Votes to the Fourth Highest Contestant 100,000 Extra Votes to the Fifth Highest Contestant S"Si^~^'^^• ^QO0 Extra Votes to the Next Ten 30,000 Extra Votes to Eac Contestant not included above, who secures five or more yearly subscriptions, new or old. Lambert Atomobik Conchoid baxk subscriptions. Votes will be issued and returned to you to vote later if you wish. This Isydnr opportunely, ^ou cant secure 500,000 totes easier. Receipt bo^s attd details of the contest may be secured from the BISMARCK DAILY TRIBUNE, WEDNESDAY MORNING, AUGUST 11, 1909. ffirresponde ce fr LIVONA. Mrs. Suverley. came up from Gay ton Wednesday afternoon. Emlline Burbage accompanied her up and is now spending a few days with Elean or and May Burbage at Livona. Mrs. Robert Mitchell is now visit ing her sister, Mrs. Jackson, at Gay ton. Wesley Baker Sr., and C. A. Moor man made a trip to Hazelton Wednes day, the latter going to Braddock where he will soon begin a term of school. Mrs. Noyes spent Wednesday after noon with Mrs. Burbage. Gene Welden and family were down from "Hungry Bottom" Sunday. Helen and Josephine Baker spent Sunday evening at the Letner farm. NEW SALEM. Rev. Z. F. Blakely and Mrs. Blakely of Nlsbet, were In New Salem Wed nesday. They were accompanied by their daughter, Mrs. Frank Hitchcock of Gambler, Ohio, who has been visit ing her parents for some time. Mrs. Hitchcock left for her home on No. 16 Thursday morning on ac count of the sudden death of her youngest boy. He was about four years of age and although not very strong he was in his usual health when his mother left on her long Journey. The sad news was a great shock to the family and they have the sympathy of the entire commun ity. The ladies aid society of the Presby terian church of New Salem, opened up the basement of the church which has but recently been finished, by giving an ice cream social last Thurs day evening. The weather was fav orable to the event and the thermom eter was pushed up a few notches so that the ladies were able to dispose of all of their cooling refreshments The New Salem orchestra, under the efficient leadership of Mr. Carl Ander son, gave a musical program during the evening which added much to the entertainment of those present. C. W. Swearengen, a contractor on the new extension of the Northern Pacific railroad, is in New Salem this week, breaking a -carload of bronchos which he received from Cus ter, Mont. One of the animals did not take kindly to the halter and in the'contest broke itB leg. Mr. Swear- of Extra Votes he 500,000 votes may be just what you need to win the $800.00 fts8§Bgili§:JS(&!^^ blS2*st a wil1 an a °l LITTUC, PrMidrat. F. D. EJSNDBICK, Vl* 1 fMt. J.h.VXLL, Cmabln H. M. WEI8EB, Assistant CMhter. U. 8 E O S I O FIRST NATIONAL BANK I S A N. D. Established In l«7» Capital and Surplus $125,000.00 Genera Bankin Busines a a O A N S A E O N A A N S S a Deposi Boxe for WHE N "TOWVE WORKEDHARD O MONEY PUTIT IN BANK Just as a few bushels of wheat planted in ground become many bushels of grain, so will the money you put *n our bank from time to time become a big sum. We will pay you interest on the money you deposit in our bank and compound the interest every six month. engen had the animal shot. He re ports the others all ready for the harness and will use them in the construction work of which he has charge. Miss Martha Hammond, who hao been teaching school about eight miles southwest of town, is staying at the Clifton house this week. She expects a Bismarck. N. Dak. rfffi to leave next week for a trip into the Yellowstone Park. Mrs. E. A. Visger of Duluth, Minn., who has been visiting her daughter, Mrs. Harry Hughes, returned to her home Friday on No. 4. Mr. Albert Toppins, who has been employed as time keeper for Jae. Egan, a contractor on the new exten sion Qtj the N. P., for the past two months, has returned to New Sakffla and has accepted his old jjosition is bookkeeper for A. F. Dietz and Son*. His many friends are glad to see him back again. Miss Clara Weinelick of Streeter, HI., is visiting at the home of her uncle, F. G. "Weinelick. Charles F. Peterson was a Man dan visitor Saturday. STANTON NEWS. Stanton, N. D.. Aug. 9.— The or ganization certificate and articles of association for the Farmers State Bank of Mercer County, of Krem show that the new institution is financed by such men as Adam Han nah of Minneapolis, J. J. Behles of Garrison, and Louis Scharf of Krem. It is organized with a capital stock of $10,000. Wm. Schafer, who went to the hos pital at Bismarck, was operated on last Wednesday for en abcess whtch had formed under his tongue. He is getting along nicely and will be home in a few days. Ed. Schafer, who ac companied him, was also operated on for appendicitis Saturday. This op eration was also successful and he wil] be entirely recovered in a short time. Benj. Stoelting was down from Ex pansion the first of the week on busi ness. He has resigned his position as superintendent of schools in Mer cer county and will devote his time entirely to the superintending of the Baker line of elevators and lumber yards. A small cyclone did considerable damage at the August Isaak place, seven jniles northwest of Mannhaven one day last week. It tore down one half of his big Darn which is 100x30 feet, also half of a large hay stack which stood near. The remaining half of the barn was not damaged and no further damage is reported. Three V. S. engineers in the em ploy of the reclamation service, ar rived here Saturday and have com menced a preliminary survey of an irrigation project u-p the Knife River valley. They have been surveying in the vicinity of Stanton this week They will follow the Knife river to its source and it is their intention to have the work completed before snow flies. They inform us that the irrigation project west of Washburn, has been abandoned owing to the difficulty of pumping water from the Missouri river. TB J^Slfc- ftefr fgt m$mmm$Mms$m, OTF.':j'.- A W •\r^*-'.!!i-,^.'JtS-»ti,.'.''1'1iJ wmwm i-mm .If! ''!'M^ -. yfu•*•&?•]m^:%•^'-: ij .•• f$ii''^m?''OS!l $ & •'., -". J£ :|ps$ ili ',•: 5 \V:$S A •y •, li. !%.