P. 0. PATRONS
An exchange issues the following
A live, up-to-date citizen always
has a postoffice box for himself and
School children should not call tor
mail more than three time sa day, un
less thev have time to call during
Rural route patrons should select
early the fat chicken or turkey they
are going to give the carrier for his
Christmas or New Years.
The fee for registering letters is
Jiow 10 cents instead of 8 cents, and
registered packages are now insured
for $50 instead of $25.
Rural route patrons should at once
fix up their boxes so they will be in
good shape when cold weather sets in.
Carriers do not have to serve boxes
that are not properly put up.
No one should call for a registered
letter for any other person, not even
a member of his family unless he
has a written order. The department
will not allow registered matter to be
delivered in any other .way.
The department does not allow a
postmaster to accept checks for mon.
ey orders or to sell money orders un
less the cash is actually received
when the order is delivered.
A'ways address your letters when
you mail them. Unless they bear a
return card the postmaster may have
some trouble telling where they go.
Also be sure to stamp you letters
when you mail them. These two sen
tences may sound like a joke but vou
would be surprised to know bow often
letters are mailed without address or
Treat the postmaster like a human
being. He may not know much but
remember, be has about 3,000 postal
regulations to keep track of and live
up to (besides all kinds of human na.
lure to deal with. The chances are
that you would get a little rattled
and off jour base once in a while
yourself under the same circum
Cherry, 111., Dec. -9.—Criticism of
the manner in which the Cherry re
lief fund for the aid of the sufferers
from the mine disaster of Nov. 13,
Is being administered by the local
Red Cross relief commission was
voiced today by Alderman, Scully and
Cermah, cf Chicago, and State Rep
W. J. McGuire of Kewanee.
Scully and Cermak, who are mem
bers of the relief committee of the
Chicago city council came here to In
vestigate complaints that neglect and
favoritism have marked the distribu
tion of relief supplies. The ywere ac
companied on their tour of inspection
by McGuire who is preparing to in
troduce in the legislature a bill to
repeal the present fellow servant lia
bility law by which the owners of the
Cherry coal mine are said to hope to
avoid payment of personal damages
for the loss of the lives of 310 miners.
At the conclusion of their investi
gation they expressed the opinion
that the relief supplies are being dis
tributed without proper order or sys
tem and that many deserving famil
ies do not get the supplies due them.
"We found also," said Mr. Cermak,
"that none of the relief fund has
been devoted to the purchase of fresh
meat and vegetables which are badly
needed by the people."
"Mr. Bicknell, the national director
.of the Red Cross should be here to
attend to the relief work," said Mr.-
Scully. "We find that four of the
seven members of the relief commis
sion are not in Cherry and that the
relief work is in the hands of inex
At the relief stores it was stated by
the commissary that he had notified
the relief commission that fresh, meat
and vegetables as •ell as other groc
eries had ceased to arrive. The total
of eatables now in the s^ore room is
now less than half a carload and this
consists of canned goods and break
Several more witnesses will be
heard tomorrow at the coroner's in
quest and It is expected that an in
definite adjournment will then be tak
en. A verdict 'Will not be rendered,
it is said unMl the remaining bodies
shall have been taken out of the
Alone in a Saw Mill at Midnight
unmindful of dampness, drafts, storms
of cold, W-J Atkins worked as night
watchman, at Sanner Springs, Tenn.
Such exposure gave him a sever* cold
that settled on bis lungs. At last he
had to giv« up work. He tried many
remedies but ail railed till be used
Dr. King's New Di92overy. "After us
brtttte,'? be writes, "I went
back to work -as" well as ever?' Severe
colds, stubborn coughs, inflamed
throats and sore lungs, hepiorrba-ges,
croup and, whooping cough get quick
relief and prompt cure from t-Ms glor
ious medicine,. 50c and $1. Trial -bot.
ties free. I i,guaranteed by 'Finney's
jAPPROPRlATB XMAS GIFTS.
We hava On display a complete line
of leather goods as samples. We are
in a position to order any leather
goods you-mey desire, ?If fyon will
come and see our stock so' that we
may be alle to order and receive
same rlh Umefo* Christmas.
COWAN'S DRUG STORE.
HERMETIC FAVORITE HEATERS.
The best Lignite Burners ton the
market, at the Union Mercantile Co.
I You can trace most complaints
about dull.business to dull ad
After Supper Sale Bargains in Our Millinery
For this sale we offer our Trimmed Hats regardles of style
and cost at half price.
10.00 Hats 5.00
Broken lot of Misses'and Children's Heavy Winter Coats,
sizes from 8, 10, 12, 14 years, worth up to $12.00. Special sale
Printed Warp Ribbons specially suited for holiday fancy
work, 4 to 6 in. wide, worth up to 50c a yard. Special price
BISMARCK DAILY TRIBUNE, SATURDAY MORNING, DECEMBER 11, 1909.
Special Offer in Suits For
Our After Supper Sale
Ladies' and Misses' all wool Broadcloth
and serge suits,, coats 36 to 40 inch
lengths. Skirts pleated or
flared. $15.00 quality at. .*.
Ladies' all wool fancy cheviots, two
toned Tweed and Bedford cord effects.
Jackets 44-inch lengths, satin lined,
tailor trimmed. Skirts pleated or
panel-pleated. I black and all
colors. $17.50 quality
Big offering in Ladies' Tailored Waists
in plain white, fancy white Madras,
white waists with black and colored
stripes and checks. All sizes.
Worth$1,50. Your choice...
White Tailored Waists, tastily made.
Worth $2.00 to 2.50. Special
36-inch black all silk Taffeta. Silk
regular $1.25 quality, special for "1Q
After Supper Sale, only
A large assortment of medium
and small sizes in children's
Hoods and Caps worth up to 75c
and 85c, at only
Fourth Street Bismarck, N. D.
OUR FIFTH SATURDAY
"Afte Suppe Sale
PANAMA AND SERGE SKIRTS
Ladies' black and colored Panama and serge
skirts, in pleated or flared styles. ff
$5.50 special quality at y*T» I
Ladies' black and colored Panama and serge
skirts. Also fancy mixtures in all E E
wool. $7.50 quality at $ I
WOMEN'S HAND DAGS
Women's Black Leather Hand Bag
Purses, large size, leather lined, reg
ular $1.50 and $2.00 qualities. Special
for Saturday After Supper, QO
White embroidered, girl's Swiss
handkerchiefs. 15c quality at. 8c
Misses' and Children's hose support
ers, white and colored silk, elastic
webbing. For Saturday evening on
ly, per pair 5
Special in Our Furniture Department
Weathered Oak Jardiniere Stands, extra heavy and well made.
5 0 a
Plate Racks With Cup—Hooks Attached
In either Golden Oak or Mission Finish.
4 0 each
Three kinds, all good strong ones.
10 Cents Each
Coppered finish, I
E W have selected an extra long, extra
strong cut out one, usually sold for 30c apiece. C^r
Special tonight, 2 extension rods for *tO\*
a a a E a heavy lined robe, with
head openings,. Regular $3.00 value. Special $
sale. Price only %P^.^*7
he balance of our entire stock of oval framed pic
tures, consisting of Hand-Tinted Madonna in black and gilt
frames. Modern Madonna, Cupids, Christ Heads, Christ at
Gethsemane, Indian Heads, etc., etc., in brown, black and
gilt ovals, formerly sold for $1.50, $1.00, 75c, 50c, 35c and 15c
each, will be sold special at just one-half price.
They are all high grade pictures and will make acceptable Xmas
gifts for Sunday Schools, etc.
Men's neckband negligee shirts
white grounds with black, blue, pink
and gray stripes and checks, worth
75 cents to fl.00 each. Sizes 14 to
17. Special Saturday After Supper
price, only 3 9
24 26, cowhide, steel frame, with
shirt fold. Good depth suit
cases, worth S5. Special.
Genuine cowhide suit cases 24 26
in. size, with shirt fold,
worth $6.50. Special
Extra special at
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