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fotm I THE TRIBUNE Eniwc.i.rti imo PostotHce, Bismarck, N. I'.. :i« Sccond Class Matter. ISSUED EVKKV DAY EXCEPT SUNDAT SUBSCRIPTION RATES PAYABLE IN ADVANCE Dally, by carrier, per month. Dally, by mall, per year Weekly, by mall, per year.... .60 4.00 1.50 Member Audit Bureau of Circulation THE) STATE'S OLDEST NEWSPAPER (Established 1*73) LOCAL WEATHER BULLETIN. 'For the 24 hours ending at 12:00, noon, Dec. 4, 1916: Temperature at 7:00 a. m. Temperature at 12:00, noon 'Highest yesterday (Lowest last night Precipitation Highest wind velocity Bismarck Chicago Galveston iMoorhead St. Paul Seattle .. Winnipeg ... SO ... 44 ... €0 .. 29 Trace 28- NW Forecast. For North Dakota: Generally fair and colder tonight and Tuesday fresh westerly winds. I Temperature .... 29 52 66 2$ 34 38 30 Politeness has ibeen well de- 0» fined as benevolence in small things.—Macaulay. CONGRESS OPENS. Pork appropriations probably will concern Congress most at this short session. Little constructive legisla tion can be expected, in view of the defeats administered to Democratic members of the lower bouse. Although the Democratic party're tained control of the executive ibranch of the government toy a close margin, its prestige in Congress is weakened. In the House it is probable that Champ Clark will yield to a 'Republi can speaker when the Sixty-fifth Con gress convenes. Democratic control suffered a se vere blow in xthe Senate. While Wil son's leaders remain in the saddle, it is with a very small working major ity. Senator Kern, his chief hench man, has been replaced by a Hepubli can. Stormy, tim^s are ahead for the Democrats. The wages of sin is death with ex tra pay for overtime, all right. YOUR FAMILY BUDGET! High wag'esfor everybody and high prices for everything mean a revision of the family budget. What is a budget? Planning how you will spend your salary—'balancing your' accounts be forehand, not for the sake of counting your cliickens before they are hatch ed, but in order to divide your wages so that your family will get the most comfort for the. least money. You know what your wages for the next month or the next year will 'be. You also know what are your neces sities and luxuries. According to the budget system, you -divide youiy in come to cover these needs, and never rob one to increase the other, nor spend more than your appropriation. Few do this, but those who are thus .forehanded generally prosper. Nobody can tell exactly what anoth er's budget ought to be. One estimate allows 20 per cent for iirent, 12 p^r cent- for operating, ex* penses, such as lfeht, hefct,• carfare and laundry 18 per cent for cloth ing 15 per cent for incidentals— .amusements, education, church, lodge, doctor, dentist, savings and insur ance and 35 per cent for food This may be a proper distribution of a salary, and again it may not. No law of expenditurei can possibly be made. At present high prices, families Wv j" ing on 1,000 a year probably are spending 4& per cent for food. Fam ilies living on $2,500 need spend no more than $4»0 a year for food thus as the income increases ''the percent age required for food becomes small «r. People who try to practice econ omy are usually content with a ciear Ing house system of accounting. They balance their books at the end of the month and are satisfied if they have not spent more than they have earn ed, if there arc no unpaid and unpay able bills. But this method gets them nowhere. It conccals bad management without remedying it. The budget system is better, for it substitutes sense for chance in spend ing. The auto men aren't up to snuff, ad vertisingly speaking. Nobody's tell ing what sort of make Villa's using in leading his troops. FOOD EMBARGO. This nation should go slowly in the matter of food embargoes. States 'and municipalities can, if they will, apply remedies to ease the situation caused by the prevalence of high prices. A federal embargo wi)l give rise to foreign complications that may some day in the hour of our own need [react unfavorably. Exert all 'tic evils means to correct domes- ft ow scheme of fbod dis tribution. Failing there, then it will be time to think seriously of an em bargo on the exportation of foodstuffs. WHERE, OH WHERE? Editor—What has become of the old-fashioned housewives, who, them selves used to cold storage eggs and butter against this high prices of win ter? C. M. We don't know "C. iM." Mayibe he is Commission IMerchant. But we can answer his query about the old fashioned housewives aforesaid. The species is extinct. If that epidemic of foot and mouth disease develops, meat will go so high that even the aviators can't get it. FARMER ON ECONOMICS. Secretary McAdoo, out at Los An geles trying to get a rest, tries to cheer us up. Speaking on the high cost of living, he says: "There should be no occasion for alarm, as the prosperity of the coun try will insure ample funds with which to purchase necessaries, de spite the fact that the cost has gone soaring." We put this cheer up to a horny handed farmer friend, who said: "Mr. McAdoo talks like a man who is on a large, reliable salary. Now, we producer folks are not on salary or anything else that's certain. When we have big crops, we get little prices. When prices are high, we haven't the big crops. At present, however, we have fair crops, for which we are getting fair prices. but we have to pay 40 to 140 per cent more for every thing we have to buy, In the end,. we are no better off than before. Merely, more money passes through our hand# just as little of it sticks to our tjands as ever. I've always thought, too, that this is about the case with the factory hand and the taiff. Low tariff—low wages and low prices of necessities. High tariff— high wages and high prices. Simply, a little more of the money slips through the workingman's hands un der high tariff. Of course, there's no occasion for alarm. With us farmers the question is, as with everybody else, how much we will save, how faithfully we shall deny ourselves lux uries, while the income increase is passihg through our hands?" New York's bureau of weights offi cially calls for an egg boycott. We'll bet qn the cold! storage. egg to hoid out the longer. NEW MAGAIZNE. On Jpnuary^ 5, 1917, there will ap pear-. "a :nfeW magsiiipe,' named "The Periscope." It will be edited and pub lished by D. H. iMcArthur of Fargo, at that city, and will be devoted' to an exposition and discussion of the prin ciples and tenets of Democracy: Its object will be the propagation of a better understanding of the princi ples -of Democracy and will include in its columns discussions of all the great public questions by contributor of national fame who have specializ ed upon these subjects. There will be no attempt at sensationalism and personalities or attacks upon persons will be barred from its pages. It will contain lively and interesting reading matter that will catch the eye of the man who is attracted by the sparkle of wit and the twinkle of humor, as wcill as the solider and more serious discussions of public questions. The, name, "Periscope," may have an bminous or sinister sound to those who remember the sub-sea disasters and the horrors of the European trenches. Yet the instrument itself has no deadly nature and has become an^ iiistrument of universal use, aiding human vision and enlarging its scope, regardless of the location or situation of the user, and permitting him to view scenes and events that, tout for it, would be hidden from him. Mr. iMcArthur's Periscope aims to fill this field in the political world of the Northwest. Mr. McArthur should be able to use such an instrument to the best effect by reason of his standing as a Democrat in the state, his knowl edge of political history and its char acters. His eight years' experience as a state senator and four years more as democratic campaign man ager in the years when Democracy was successful in North Dakota, has given him an insight into affairs and a knowledge of men that equips him peculiarly for the editing of such a magazine and he should be able to purvey to the people of this state reading matter of a vital interest. Such a magazine should fill a field that has been, hitherto, unoccupied in the Northwest and in a state where politics are perennial and political discussion never ccascs, it should have an instant and gratifying popu larity. 13-year-old boy of Kansas City beat all the girls in his school in a contest for canning. Woman, beware lest men enter your field! Gov. Whitman of New York says he believes the price of foodstuffs is a state matter. Another governor con vinced that people must eat Looks as if the king of Roumania would have to leg it for the tall tim ber. It is no time to raise your boy to be a ldng. i'VEY REM AS ESSOfi TO EN. Head of North Dakota University Considered for Presidency of Minnecota According to the Minneapolis Tri bune, Franklin L. McVey, president of the University of North Dakota, is prominently considered as a succes sor toGeorge N. Vincent, who re signs the presidency of the University of Minnesott'to become president of the Rockefeller foundation. MiU City press, :are Frederick Ji Woddybridge, dean of the faculty of political science, philosophy, pure science and fine arts, Columbia uni versity, and Fred S. Jones, dean of Yale. President Vincent leaves Minnesota in May to become head of the Rocke geller foundation, in which capacity he succeeds John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Vincent came to the University of Minnesota six years ago from the Uni versity of Chicago, and he is one of the west's best known and most pop ular educators. is. LOSES our IN HIGH Supreme Bench Holds Minot Banker Cannot Collect from Banking Board There was little satisfaction for Grant S. Youmans, the Minot banker, or his attorney, Congressman Jim Mauahan. of Minneapolis, in a deci sion handed .down by the supreme court late Saturday evening, affirming the decision of the Ward county dis trict court against Youmans in his suit for damages aggregating $250,000 against a former North Dakota bank board and prominent members of the Minot banking fraternity. The supreme court in its opinion, written by Judge Bruce, found that Youmans had no ease, and that Jim Manahan, as a Minnesota attorney, had no right to practice before the. North Dakota supreme court, "except as a matter of courtesy." The shot at Manahan was taken because of his ef forts to delay action in the Youmans case and his failure when he court did grant a hearing on the motion for delay to appear personally with a properly prepared brief. PI RI KLL HKKK J. T. Purcell, secretary of the state game and fish commission, has- re turned to Fargo, after calling on his friends at the capitol. ELEVATOR CO. DISSOLVED. The Farmers' Elevator Co. of Kin tyre has filed with Secretary of State Hall an order of dissolution entered by Judge W. L. Nuessle of the Sixth Judicial district. HETTINGER CASE WAITS. Governor Hanna probably will not be prepared to announce his decision in jhe ouster proceedings against Het tinger county commissioners until Monday. The governor is now await ing the briefing of various citations in the case by Attorney General Linde. .•^,-r-..^, & BISMARCK DJALT TRUHJIW Khi". David and Goliath! gettim Capitol News FOUR HIES AS HUGH LIVE STOCK IN STATE tilJ 849 Brands Issued to Date in 1916) But 191 Given Out Six 7 Much has. been..said of-*the notattle increase of live lock in North Dako ta during the past few years. Real evidence! of this gain is found in rec ord^ of the office ,of Commissioner of Agriculture and £,abor Flint. In 1905, a year of heavy immigra tion, ,509 stock brands- were issued from the A,comniisioner's Mr.McVuy^inan'interviewat Fargo1 JE- °office. denies that'an offer haiB been made, Sl^®ntSsffil^3^tlS O he on a or in to ?AYT Bj a but 191 branda were applied for Then came a couple of poor wheat years, and live stock began to pick up. It reached its pinnacle for North Dako ta in 1916, with a total of 849 new brands, to date. In November 82 brands Vere issued, and if December holds up as well the total will be 930, as compared with 819 for 1915. Feeding Stock. Increased receipts of feeding stock' are shown by the admission on tu berculin tests in 1916 or 15,162 head, as compared with 753 in 1911. In 1916, 13,808 stockers and feeders were admitted, on inspection, as against 2,964 in 1911. Buying Breeders Here. "Until very recently," Bald Commis sioner Flint today, "no one thought of coming to North Dakota for pure bred breeding stock. In 1916, however, there left the state after being tuber culin tested, 2,172 pure-bred cattle. In 1911 the total was but 895." Increased Dairying. The dairying interest has kept pace with live stock. In 1911, North Dako ta had 83 creameries and 180 cream stations. In 1916, there are 76 cream eries and 411 cream stations, indicat ing a wider diffusion of dairying and a closer concentration of creameries. In 1911, North Dakota reported 168, 787 dairy cows, while in 1916 there are 221,822. In 1911 the total receipts from dairying were 93,811,214 this year they are to date $5,277,770. CLAIM BRITISH TREATY RIGHTS EXEIPT HEIRS FROM EXCESSIVE TAX Residents of Bermudas and South America Demand Rebate from State If •America's treaty relations with Groat Britain render, unconstitutional section two of the North Dakota in heritance tax law,. the state, in the opinion of Attorney Genertil Linde, owes the British heirs of the late Or mond Peniston of Grand Forks, quite a large sum of money.- The Peniston estate was probated in December. 1913. Half of the entire estate went to Caroline Loura Trott and to Leila Florence Trott, and the other half was divided equally among Leila S. Starr, Clara Jones, Kate Jones, Caroline Jones and Bessie Jones, all descendants of Ormond Pen iston, and all residing in Bermuda, with the exception of one, who is a resident of BriUsh Guiana. Claimed Heavy Tax Inasmuch as the. heirs were foreign ers, the Grand jforfcs county court claimed and collected a 25 per cent inheritance tax. The Trott heirs paid 3r on $2,026.10 apiece, and each of the other five on $810.44. This was done voluntarily on the part of the heirs, who did not until some time later learn of the provision in America's treaty with Great Britain which holds that "citizens or subjects of each of the contracting parties shall have full power to dispose of their personal property within the territory of the other, bytestament, donation lor oth erwise,p»ying shell dutiesonlyjas the. citiaenS or subjects-df the country wbete th^prqpertjrife* shall be lia ble to pay in Jllfie caise,'': FlledAppeal! (appeal plaintlftflthen^ifli fi^tat the Jiidjftnent 4^ :^e,uti6unty. coujrti aud asked the court of,Grand Forks county them a judgment for the several paid less an ,inheritance tax Outlive per cent, as paid by North. IMttota citi zens, and less two per. o|i)^to be re tained by the treasui^- -«f Grand Forks' county. PAT DAY—GHOST DQ|E&-: Olflr-STEP CAPIT, was pay-dayfct the mfeitol. Thftgho*. more frilfcty tha«# any, other on tecord,:i!4 a merry^j|iif^s.^:' ^nd everyone- was. happy. ^."1*-,.-•'•,• •1 It had been rumored that the ghost would walk that there was real mon ey in the treasury, and that the usual wait of a month or two for Novem ber's pay could be dispensed with, but no one believed it actually could hap pen until the checks were passed out. There remains in the state treasury at this writing enough cash to meet all expenses until the first of the year. Ordinarily, North Dakota has quit paying bills along the first of August. The year has been an exception all the way through. IKVSH IN CHICAGO Wellington Irysh, deputy commis sioner of agriculture and labor, wtll reach the Windy City today to as sume charge of North Dakota's agri cultural and industrial exhibit, which is to be one of the principal features of the International Live Stock Exhi bition. RETURNS TO LIDGERWOOD J. E. Melton has returned to Lidger wood to look after the fortunes of the Broadaxe, after spending Thanks giving with his parents at Temple, in the new county of Grant. While "home" the Lidgcrwood publisher had the pleasure of witnessing the organ ization of the new county. JACOBSON BACK TO MOTT Senator Hans P. Jacobson, of Mott, one of the stalwarts who was re elected this year on his own efforts, has returned to the -Spot, after spend ing several days at the capftol sizing up the lay of the land. Senator Hans hasn't anything to Bay as to the pos sibilities of the next session, but he admits there arc possibilities. TURKEY DAY AT LEMMON H. L. Simmons is back at his desk as deputy state land commissioner wl:cr p,ca8ant Mrs. Simmons, to the two paternal homesteads in the vicinity of Lem mon. Lemmon, which is so nrar the border that it almost escapes being North Dakota, but which mak-8 up in patriotism what it lacks in position, is thriving. FARMERS' ELEVATOR. A charter has been granted by the secretary of state to tw Wabek Far mers' Co-operative .wevator Co. of Wabek, Mountrai*. county. The capi talisation is flx'd at 15,000, and the directors are A. Andes, Parshall Theo Pauker1' Parshall John A. Mordquist, C^ar,es Hausaker,' L. G. Pierce, J. Berfier and Dobert Mc-f Closkey, au of PI»»- CrrilNG DOWN"RATIONS -egrettable feature of the high cor^of living, as affectes the state's n-nal and charitable institutions, is [he necessiy for reducing he quality, t£d, in some instances, the quantity the rations. The burden falls heav ih on the tuberculosis sanitarium at I^nselth lii particular, as the Wy ni®re of the Institution requires that It have^the richest and most nutri tious foo4 for its patients. ^OMintESSMAN NORTON HERE Congressman P. D. Norton has re turned to Washington after visiting over Thanksgiving with John An drews, retiring deputy secretary of state, -and family. The Bankers' Abstract & invest ment Co., with $10,000 capital, was in corporated under the laws of North Dakota this wetfk to operate with its home office in Carson, the county seat of Granti 'E. A. tRipley, W. H. Ord wat and B. L. Ripley, all of Mandan, are the incorporators. ARCHBOLDJHLLXONAIRE OIL MAGNATE 18 (Continued- from page ondl burg, iQ„ of poor, thrifty Scotch par' ents. When oil was discovered in west ern Pennsylvania, the young store clerk invested a few dollars he had save(T, won, and invested again. Al though luck featured in his success, it went wMh quick, shrewd Judgment and a danng spirit. By 1875 Archbold was president of the Acme Oil company, which had fought Rockefeller's Standard Oil tooth and vail The same year, how ever, he joined forces with his rival and became director in the bigger company. The Archbold estate is three miles from iPocantico Hillb, the estate of John D. -Rockefeller. FARM DWELLING AND BARN NEAR STARKWEATHER BURN Starkweather* N. D., Dec. 4—The dwelling and the barn on the Orville Crawfleld farm were completely de stroyed by fire tyst week. The fire started, from a defective chimney and spread rapidly. HASTINGS MAN'S SON KILLED IN AUTO ACCIDENT IN CANADA Hastings N: D., Dec. 4—Lars R. Reiten of this village', received word yesterday telling of the deattf of his son, Martin, in': an automobile acci dent. Martin-Reiten left here last month" Willi Erik Brandvold and Thomas Rue in an automobile to vis it at western points in the Canadian northwest. RUNS $LIVER INTO HAND OVER INCH IN LENGTH Peach, N. D., Dec. 4—While assist ing in loading a wagon of lumber for Albert Erdman, at the Schultz Lum ber yards at Golva, Rocky Butte ran a sliver over an inch in length be tween the first two fingers, the sliver barely' protruding from the palm of his hand. POULTRY FIRM OPENS FOR BUSINESS AT TOWN OF WILTON Wilton, N. D., Dec. 4—J. P. Neu man and Son is the name of a new firm which opened for business here thitf week and which will deal ex clusively }n the buying .and selling of .poultry. The firm has opened for business and in, already handling a l)ig holiday trade. DITCH TO costWjm PROPOSED BY SARGENT. BOARD fdrman/.N. .D/, Dec. 4-—The, county drainage board, is considering a. pcoir osition of putting in a ditch to drain the country around Milnor to the Wild Rice river. It is estimated the ditch will cost $37,000, making' an assess-! ment bf $2 an acre on the farm land benefited and'$10 a lot In the village of Milnor:^ TWO MEN LOSE LIVES IN CULBERTSON JAIL FIRE Culbertson. Mont, Dec. 4—'Two.men lost their lives here last week when! the city Jail was.. destroyed by firc.° The two men.-were strangers in the community and had been arrested on ly that night for an attempt to rob the store of,Tanner & Best. There was nothing left- to identify the men. NOOKAN COUNTY SHERIFF FILES PAPERS FOR RECOUNT Noonan, N. D., Dec. 4—Sheriff Nel son, of Divide county, has filed a no tice for a recount of the votes in the sheriffalty contest. Gilbertson receiv ed a majority of 11 votes over Nelson at the general election. DICKINSON RECORDE&POST BOOSTS SUBSCRIPTION BATE Dickinson, N. D., Dec. 4—Announce ment was made here in the current issue of the Dickinson Recorder-Post that after January 1, 1917, the sub scription price will advance one pen ny a week, or SO cents a year, making the new selling price $2.00 per year. High cost of paper is given as the cause. NORTH DAKOTA FARMER DYING FROM INJURIES Mott, N.. p., Dec. 4—Concussion of the brain and sw^pus bums on the face resulted ttfs wfe^ when William H. Van Bu8krk, 40, a living near Regent tried to solder a saso line -tank. filled with oil. His dea is expected oourly. SANGER FARMERS TO MEET AND DISCUSS INSTITUTE SangK* N. D., Dec. 4—A meeting of the farmers of this portion of Oliver count/ te called for Saturday aftetr noon At 2 o'clock for the purpose of diseasing the advlsabitity of con ducting a farmers' institute here next npnth. NTLER YOUNG MEN BURNED IN GASOLINE CAN EXPLOSION Westhope, N. D., Dec. 4—When a visit, accompanied* five-gallon' can of gasoline kept in the Great Northern-pump house here ex ploded Sunday, John Fitsgerald and (Jeorge Whithey, Jr., were severely burned. The explosion occurred after Qie men set fire to' a rag lii order to Warm the engine.. The gasoline, tank was near by. The door of the build ing was shut and foir a time it looked as they they would be unable to get out of the shack. Withey's clothing was all ablaze, but was extinguished by his companion who rolled him in the snow. MOST OF THEM KNOW HOW WITHOUT JBEING TAUGHT Chicago, 4—Every girl should be taught how to spend money, Mrs. Margaret J. Stand, ard, of Boston, told the members of the Chicago Women's club to- 5day. "There are mothers who say they cannot afford to give their daughters an allowance," she said. "I say it is a legitimate part of the education of every girl to spend some money." monsat, PKaaan iw» MEAT SLUIP Then Recovers Slightly When Later Shipping News. Comes Chicago, Dec. 4.—Wheat had lower opening today and declined slightly, under depressing influence of scarcity of ocean vessels to relieve congestion in eastern ports, later news shipping to east would result shortly. Wheat rose with this information. December going 2)4 points above opening at $1.67% May up at $1.74 July up 1% at $1.43%. Corn was higher on news that re serves are as low now as they are or dinarily in March. December was up 1 at 88 May up 1 at 90% July up 1% at 90%. Oats also showed gains. December was up at -51% May up at 56 July at 72%. Provisions were high er. GRAIN MARKETS OULUTH December 179%: May 17»%! No. 1 Hard on trk ...... 178% No. 1 Northern on trk.. 177% No.„2 Northern on trk .. 164%4f174%! No. -3 Northern on irk... 149%@169% No. 1 Northern to *rr 177% No. 2 Mont. Hard on trk 174%! No. 2 Mont. Hard to arr 174%! No. 1 Spot Durum 181%#184%i No. 2 Spot Druum 171%@178% No. 1 Durum to arr..... 179%! December .178% a 1 8 1 Oats on trk and to arr., 49%@ 49% Rye on trk and to arr .. 141, Baxjpy on trk 69 @111 Flax on trk and to arr ,\230J/4: December .. ..,.. ,:277i4l May t, 28i%b«:' Close 1:49 p. nr. MINNEAPOLIS No. 1 Hard 181 No. 1 Northern 177 No. 1 Northern Choice.. 182 No. 1 Northern to arr... 176 No. 1 Nor. Choice to arr 172 No. 3 Wheat 152 No. 2 Mont. Hard ...... 171 No. 2 Mont. Hard to arr 172 No. 1 Durum 177%! No. 1 Durum Choice .... 181%' No. 2 Durum 171%@17*%i No. 3 Vellow Corn 83 84 No. 3. Yellow Corn to arr 8J%: Other Grades.Corn: .... 75 & S3 No. 4 Yellow Corn .. RMLWAY MS' Anticipation of Presidefit's Mes sage Tomorrow Has Its Ef fect Upon Trading New York. Dec. 4.—'Rock Island led railway stocks on the stock exchange at the opening today, ranging from to 1%: points. Speculating regarding the president's probable recommenda tions to congress was the basis qt operations in the railway list Rock Island sold at 30%', up 1% Reading was up and Missouri Paci fic certificates United States Steel at 126% up Mexican Petroleum re sponded to over-night Mexican news which caused an advance of 1% to 109 Marine, stocks were weak and In* ternational Paper broke 1%: to 66%'. Mercantile Marine, Baldwin Loco motive and Crucible Steel displayed sdme strength in second hour, Cruci ble Steel advanced more than, two points, to 86 1-2, and Mercantile Ma rine was up more than a point, tb 116 3-8. The market closed weak. Muaan CHICAGO. HOGS—Roceipts, ©0,000. Market, slow and steady. Mixed and butchers* $9.00 to $10.00 good heavy, $10.00 to $9.90 rough heavy. $8.40 to $#.55 light. $8.50 to $9.65 pigs, $6.26 to $84135. CATTLE—Receipts, 30,000. Market steady to ilOc lower. Beeves, $6.90 to $12.55 cows and heifers, $8.05 to $10.00 stockers an dfeeders. $4.60 to $7.76 Texans. $7.70 to $9.1-^ calves, $9.7o to $13.50. SHEEP—Receipts, 90,000. Market, steady to 10c lower. Natives, $8.25 to $8.85 western. $8.40 to $9.00 lambs, natives, $9.75 to $12.60 west em, $10.00 to $12.60. Chicago, Dec. 4.—Hogs closed ac 5c higher, with the top at $10.10. Estimated receipts for tomor row, 42,000. Cattle were steady, with the top for beeves at $12.50 calves, $13..0. Sheep steady to strong, with the top at $9.00 lambs, $1160. TELEPHONE RATE HEARING. A remonstrance against an increase is the telephone rates, as proposed by the North Dakota Independent Tele phone company, having been filed with the North Dakota Railroad com mission on the 24th day of November notice is hereby given to all persons interested In this matter that a hear ing will be held on ..the subject at the office of the commission at 2 on the 7th day of December By or mdr W.F.eiJSHING. a.' @179 @178 @175 @175 81%! 53%# 65%l 43%# 49 43 No. Mont. W. O. ...... No. 3 White Oats ...... No. 3 White Oats, to arr. tto. 4 White Oats 47%® 4&%! Parley .76 @102'. Barley Choice .iv.102 ,@110 Rye .......... ...v..... 141 @148. Rye to arr nwa.' 141 @142 Flax 277%@281% Flax to arr'.. J*. Vii iiV.. S7T%@t81%: December 177., May 179%'@180% July 17S% Close 1:42 p. m.