MONDAY, JULY I?, 1906.
Monday. My 2
day ia six
L. J. McGowan came ih° from Mus
kada and spent Sunday renewing ac
quaintances with his family.
Louis Larson, who is employed on a
Canadian railroad, is Visiting his sis
ter, Mrs. J. Cresein
Spent Sunday Here.
Mrs. H. Gunderson came up from
Oslo and spent Saturday and Sunday
g-. with friends in the city. -ii
Aid Had Auction.
The Ladies' Aid of Grand Morais
church-held their auction on last
Saturday and realized quite a nice
On An Outing.
Mrs. J. A. Fisk, accompanied by her
brother, William Lake, left this morn
ing for Detroit lake, where they will
spend an outing.
Barber Shops Will Close.
The barber shops will close on July
4. They will keep open until mid
night of the third, so that customers
may have their work done after busi
New Soda Fountain.
Kingman is installing his magnifi
cent soda fountain today, and In a
short time will be' able to furnish
enough consolation to satisfy even a
young man's best Minnesota girl.
Kill Drivers at Crookston.
The Northern Minnesota association
has decided to'meet in Crookston July
12, the date of the Woodmen picnic.
President Ives has been in conference
with the 25,000 club arranging the
details for the gathering.
The committee dn charge of the
Fourth of July picnic is arranging a
number of splendid prizes to be com
peted for by the athletes. Father
Greene is doing some herculanean
work to make the affair one of the
most delightful ever held In this
Saved the County.
The Crookston Times says that by
rejecting the bids that were oifered
about a week ago, County Auditor Nels
A. Holfard saved Polk county a neat
sum, the work being let today to con
tractors for more than 2 cents a yard
less on the entire three ditches. The
lowest bid last week was 13 cents a
yard, which is the maximum price that
can be charged for the work accord'
ing to law. This was thought to be
top high by Mr. Hoffard and he re
jected the work and adjourned the
meeting until today. As a result the
taxpayers have reson to rejoice. D. A.
Hamilton of Fisher was awarded the
work for ditch No. 62 in the towns of
S" Lowejl and Andove at 10.91 cents a
iy cubic yard. W. M. Brown of Fisher
wag given the work on ditch No. 63
In Fairfax and Aodover at 10.90 cents
a cubic yard. The same bidder was
»uc£eg»M tn jaafllMLNo. W Jn
the same town at llTfreeHts a cubic
V*A! '"-•'-'^/.V^ 1^"*^ „t. ,^1 1
Had Special Attraction.
Harry Walker, a popular young man
of Oslo, spent Sunday In the city.
'WISE MEN, ARE YOU READY?''
How are you going to celebrate? If you are going away the Fourth, or if you
intend to remain in town you need anew suit,one of my cool, comfortable
Blue Serge $18.00 Suits, the kind that's cut and made to my order »"d they
are different from all other kinds—especially the Fire Sale and Bargain
Basement kind and I am glad of it. So wilyou be when you try on a suit
Now here's another point, I save you $7.00, that's a few crackers for the
Fourth*. If you don't appreciate this saving all you have to do is to let the
"other fellow" have his way as to the profit.
'HOW ABOUT THE LAST CALL?"
To get fixed up with a Negligee Shirt. You know my kind are cut and
made different from the other kinds and when you wear one of my coat
style Negligee Shirts with cuffs attached and the best of Pearl Button
Studs, you wilr wonder why you didn't come and see me long ago. A trial
shirt is $1.75 but the best way to buy is three shirts for $5.00.
'ON THE LOOK OUT"
For a Panama Hat, are you? Well I have got them and I can sell you an
imported one at $7.50 that makes you take 331-3 per cent more good looks
and Fourth is the time to take on a few. Milan or Mackinaw Straws, Sailor
style $2.50, some less. A few dozen more of those new Negligee Ties that
came in Wednesday that are worth 75c each. But you know I tied the tag
to them and it was 50c. New Outing Trousers Cut new style .$4.00. A
good idea for to help out your Blue Serge Suit. Don't forget a Broadway
Fancy Vest, $2.50. Do as I do, walk in Crossette Shoes $3.50. One dav more
and then we'll all celebrate.
YOURS FOR "WHATEVER'S RIGHT,"
yard. On account of the fact that
there has been sunshine of late farm
ers and contractors are more of the
opinion that the work can be done and
are willing to take the work. They
have until December, according to the
contract, to finish the jobs.
Gun Club Meeting.
The officers of the gun club will
meet tonight at 7:30 o'clock at the
office of N. C. Olson & Co., for the
purpose of classifying the members
who are to shoot for the several
prizes. All members are requested to
Another Man Narrowly Escaped.
The train which ran over the man
near the bridge Sunday morning seems
to have had a Jonah aboard, and it
came near running over another man
about a quarter of a mile beyond
where the first one was hit. The fel
low has imbibed a large quantity of
booze and was on his hands and knees
between the tracks and fast asleep.
He was aroused In no very gentle
manner by the conductor, and asked
for his coat. He was chased away
from the track by the aid of a boot.
New Bank Opens.
The First National bank of this city
was opened for business today in the
old building on Demers avenue east
of the location of the proposed new
tank building. The location is tem
porary and the new building will be
pushed to completion just as fast as
possible. The officers of the new
banKs are as follows: C. J. Lofgres,
president O. M. Hatcher, vice presi
dent N. J. Nelson, cashier. The flrst
meeting of the stockholders and direc
tors was held today, and the following
J-i W. Wheeler, president of the First
National bank, Crookston, Minn.i 'C. J.
Lofgren, cashier of the First National
bank, Ada, Minn. 0. M. Hatcher .'pres
ident of the Hatcher Brothers corpor
ation, Grand Forks, N. Dr, C. M.
Sprague, president of the First Nation
al bank, Sauk Center, Minn. H. E.
Bronson, attorney at law, East Grand
Forks, Minn. M. N. Hatcher, vice
president of the Hatcher Brothers cor
poration, Fargo, N. D„ and N. J. Nel
son, East Grand Forks,
Aiaoctatel Picas Cable The Kvenlmg
Henley-, England, July 2.—The "Ar
gonauts," Canada, beat First Trinity,
Cambrldgei, today in the first heat for
the grand challenge cup. The Ar
gounauts won, after a magnificent race
by a bare length. Time, seven min
utes, twenty seconds.
In the preliminary heat for the dia
mond sculls today, Roy Adams of
Australia, beat W. B. West of Phil
adelphia by 2% lengths.-
1 1 1
Of a Happy Visit—Mrs. Ovens
of Indian Head, Sask.,
Dies in City.
On Sunday morning at the Deacon
ess hospital occurred the death of Mrs.
George Ovens, of Indian Head, Sas
katchewan, following an illness of
peritonitus of less than a week. The
deceased arrived from Canada about
a fortnight ago for a visit with her
sister, Mrs. Bowan, wife of the well
known druggist at Thompson, and
while there was suddenly taken ill and
removed to the hospital in this city.
The sick lady gradually grew worse
and the husband was sent for. He ar
rived here and was with her when the
Angel of Death came to relieve the
The deceased was 38 years, of age
and leaves a sorrowing husband and
a little son of 8 or 9 years to mourn
her untimely death. She was a cousin
of Mrs. James Coulter of this city,
and Mr. Coulter accompanied the
grief-stricken husband Sunday night
on his way to the old home at Stay
ner, Ontario, where the remains are
being taken for interment.
Drawing for Crow Indian Res
ervation Tracts Attracts
imclilcd Presa to Tke EtciUik Tinea.
Billings. Mont.. July 2.—This city is
filled with thousands of visitors, who
are here for the drawing of the Crow
Indian reservation lands, which began
today. Good order is being maintained
despite the size of the crowds and the
fact that the visitors represent all
classes- and walks of life. The draw
ing is being conducted in the public
park, the method being the same as
was used at the opening of the Rose
bud and Uintah reservations.
The land which has been thrown
open to settlement lies across the
Yellowstone south of this place, and
is somewhat more than one-third of
the entire acreage of the northern part
of the reservation. It contains about
one and a quarter millions of acres,
and is the largest cession of Indian
lands ever made by the government.
Of this great tract about 200,000 acres
can easily be cultivated. For this'
purpose the government has made sur
veys of four irrigation projects on this
portion of the tract. The irrigated*
land is estimated to be worth $75 to
#125 an acre, and is subject to entry
under the homestead act and the na
tional irrigation law. It is interesting
to note that this is the first land to
be disposed of under the national ir
Miss (Catherine Kelly reached home
last evening from a visit of a week or
two with friends at Forest River and
Conway. She reports a very delight
THE EVENING TIMES, GRAND FORKS, H.
Coroner G. S. Chesterman arrived
from Crookston this morning and at
once began an investigation into the
death of Albert Bergstad, who was run
over by a freight train on the Great
Northern a few minutes after 3 o'clock
yesterday morning. A coroner's jury
was impaneled, consisting of John
Martins, Herman Luck, Hugh Dunlavy,
E. Arneson, M. J. Sullivan and Free
man Corliss. The jury convened at
the undertaking rooms of D. J. Sulli
van, and proceeded to examine a num
ber of witnesses. It. was a general
suspicion that the dead man was the
victim of foul play, and the jury
sought all the light possible upon this
It was found that, the deceased was
from Northwood, la., and was em
ployed in the construction of the Great
Northern'roundhouse in this citv. He
was thirty-one years of age unci un
married. He drew his pay Satunlav
evening, the amount being $19. He in
company with his brother Siver Berg
stad, purchased some clothes, a part
of which the deceased paid for out of
his own money. He then went across
the river, and when the jury took a
recess at noon today, his actions from
the time he reached East Grand Forks
until after midnight were practically
unaccounted for. He was at the sa
loon of Hans Rustad during the night,
and paid him $5 on an old account!
He left that place sometime near 2
o'clock, going toward the bridge. He
was not seen again until he was run
over by the train between the bridge
and the depot on the east side. When
he left Gustad's saloon he was some
what under the Influence of liquor,
but. was able to take care of himself,
and was not even staggering.
The story of the accident was told
by the trainmen and is substantially
as follows: The engineer first saw
him when the engine was three or
four cars away from him. He was ly
ing across the rail with his head and
tipper part of his body inside the track.
He saw the white shirt front and the
face which was toward the engine. He
applied the air, and blew the whistle
at its full force and when he came
Last week Mrs. Pratt came into
possession unexpectedly of informa
tion which led to the knowledge of
-the whereabouts of her son. now
grown to manhood and who will tomor
row or Wednesday arrive in Grand
Forks from Park Rapids, Minn., where
he has been living. His name is H.
N. Tourtillotte and he has now at
tained his majority, being in his twen
During the years intervening after
the separation from her first husband.
Mrs. Tourtillotte, now Mrs. Pratt,
again married. She is distantly re
lated to the Tourtlllottes who were
formerly in the banking business in
Grand Forks, and the new-found son
is a cousin of Chief of Police Tour
tillotte of Little Falls, Minn.
As the story goes, the finding of the
lost young man will clear title to
property which lias been in chancery.
Mrs. Pratt, has made arrangements
for the home-coming of her boy. who.
after a few weeks visit here, will leave
for Detroit, Mich., where arrangements
have been made for him to complete
his education. The mother was-averse
to elaboration but willingly acquainted
a representative of this paper with the
facts in the story of her life as above.
Her many Grand Forks friends will
rejoice with her in the recovery of he
that was lost but is now returned to
the arms that nurtured him when a
Directors Meeting Toda.v.
The directors of the Great Red River
Valley exposition are holding a meet
ing today for the purpose of letting
the contract for the new machinery
hall at the-fair grounds.
Relatives Not Heard.
The remains of "Ole Newsvik. whose
death occurred on Saturday morning
at the Hotel Nelson on Fourth street
and which have been In holding, await
ing word from relatives, will be buried
late today or tomorrow, no word hav
ing been received as to what disposi
tion to make-of the body.
E TO END
Mother and Son Separated for
Long Years to Meet in
Grand Forks Soon.
Married when but. a mere girl, a
misunderstanding, separation from her
husband and her only son to be com
pletely lost for many years and then
discovered again, is brief story of the
life of Mrs. L. A. Pratt of this city, as
told an Evening Times representative
Reluctantly, because of an unwill
ingness to excite public attention, Mrs.
Pratt unfolded a tale that fairly teems
Mrs. Pratt, who is a modiste with
apartments on Kittson avenue, and em
ploying several seamstresses, has been
twice married, the first time when a
very young girl. She and her hus
band, whose name was Tourtillotte,
lived happily for a time, a son coming
into the home to brighten their lives,
and the future had a roseate hue.
There came a day, however, when the
happiness was marred by domes
tic unpleasantness. There was a
quarrel and before It all ended,
husband and wife had separated,
never again to be joined. Mrs. Tour
tillotte and her tiny, fast-growing son
remained to fight out life's battle to
gether. One day she and the boy—
then making their home in a town in
a more populous state, the exact loca
tion being withheld at her request,
went driving. Leaving the boy outside
while she entered a building to visit
or shop, she returned and found, to
her great sorrow and dismay, that the
little fellow had completely disap
peared. For long years his where
abouts was a complete mystery, not
withstanding every effort was made to
WAS IT MURDER?
Inquest Over Body of Man Run Over by G. N. Train Sunday
Develops Suspicions—Bruises and Cuts Unac
near, halloed to the man but lie did not
move. The engine and two cars pass
ed over the body, severing the right
arm. When the train was stopped the
body was found outside the rail, badly
cut and bruised. Tills was about 3:OS
in the morning. Thi? trainmen all
agree as to the details of what took
place and the condition iu which the
body was found. The brakenian, who
was the first to reach him, tried to
open his eyes, but they were set. Life
was not extinct and iie was removed
to the hospital, where he died later.
The things which look suspicious
and point, to foul play is the fact that
he was lying with his face directly
toward the engine, and the cuts in the
face are on the cheek and on th side
which was turned upward. There is
but one thing which could make these
cuts and that, is the iron step on the
pilot, but the conductor called atten
tion to the fact that these cuts were
about an inch apart, one above the
other, and that it would be almost im
possible for this to be done by the
same object. Another thing, not
brought out in the evidence, however,
is the fact that according to the posi
tion of the body at the time it was
struck, the cuts were perpendicular to
the foot board which was supposed
to have caused them.
James McClellan, who works at the
livery stable, heard a quarrel in the
direction of the Great Northern tracks
about 2:3u,in the morning, and heard
one man ask another if he "would give
it up." Earlier in the evening a strang
er came to the stable to find the direc
tion to the Great Northern track and
stated that he was going to St. Paul
on the freight. He thought he had
lost his kuife, but later found it in his
coat pocket, open.
When found, the deceased had a five
dollar bill and $1.50 in change on his
The remains will be taken to his old
home at Northwood, la., for interment
as soon as the inquest, is complete.
The jury rendered a verdict late
this afternoon that deceased came to
his death by means unknown to the
OUT 10 FIVE
Hundred Spectators Watch In
teresting but Dismal Duty
of Judge Fisk.
tinst 'faiigeii, 2 years, months.
.lolm Appleby, 2 years. 3 mouths.
Henry SStreheck, intuit lis in
J. I.alondc. !Mt Uajs ill eount.v iail
.lames Kane. :tn tlavs in couiitv
:.iail and $100 line.
William Mill house. .1 months in
Vat J. Jones, mouths in the
At 2:30 this afternoon seven pris
oners convicted at this term of court
were ordered brought in for sentence.
Fully a hundred interested spectators
were present when the sentences were
pronounced by Judge Fisk.
Gust Tangen, convicted of grand lar
cny, in the robbing of two companions
at Niagara several weeks ago, was the
first man sentenced. In answer to a
query as to his age and parents, Tan
gen stated he was 27 years old and
that his parents resided at. Columbus,
Wis. Judge Fisk sentenced him to
two and a half years at hard labor in
John Appleby was convicted also of
grand larceny after two trials. A day
or two since he confessed to his part.
In asking the court to pass sentence.
States Attorney Wineman called at
tention to the confession and the as
sistance given the state. Judge Fisk
gave the prisoner a sentence of two
years and three months in the state
Henry Strebeck xyns convicted of
abandonment of wife and family and
non-support. In answer to a query
from the judge as to whether or not
he had anything to say, Strebeck ex
pressed himself as sorry for his sin.
that it was his first offense against tile
law and that he would try in the fu
ture to do his duty. He asked lenien
cy. Judge Fisk let him go with a sen
tence of six months in the county jail.
LaLonde is a youth of 22 and was
convicted at. the present term of il
legally dispensing intoxicating liquors
at Northwood. He was sentenced to
serve 90 days in the county jail and
to pay a fine of $300, serving in lieu of
the payment thereof one dav for everv
Kane was the next prisoner sentenc
ed. Prior to fixing his term. Judge
Fisk stated that he was sorry he could
uot give him a longer term, as he be
lieved the jury which found him guilty
should have convicted him of grand
larceny instead of petit larceny. Kane
was charged with the theft of a set of
harness worth about. $30. The court
sentenced him to spend 30 days in the
county jail and to pay a fine' of $100.
serving 50 days additional in case of
failure to pay the fine. The court
stated that tfiis was the maximum
sentence which he could impose.
William Millhouse. charged with
malicious mischief, drew a sentence of
five months in the county jail.
Nathaniel G. Jones, charged with as
sault with a dangerous weapon,, was
sentenced by the court to a term of
six months in the county jail.
Thesft latter are both colored.
All sentences are to begin with noon
Bright eyes are an Infallible index
to youth, windows from which Cupid
shoots his arrows. Holilster's Rocky
Mountain Tea makes bright eyes, rosy
cheeks. Te aor Tablets 35 cents.—
Lion Drug Store.
*4y jr. v^
Hats of all shapos and shades in
straw and other materials, for or
dinary wear. Tli© hats are not or
dinary, thoujyh, in tho sense of not
being? stylish and becoming. A1J
this season's stock. Not an old one
among them. The charming fancies
and conceits which this l'orm of
millinery takes on each season are
ruiy remarkable, considering the
Jow cost of the same. You can al
ways depend upon us for having tho
most desirable ideas jn millinery.
(Continued From Page One.)
saved by the conductor, who prompt
ly applied the brakes.
Rescue parties set at work instantly
but to little purpose and the injured
were forced to remain buried in the
debris a long time. As the bodies of
the dead were extricated they were
laid in rows on the station platform
All the physicians in Salisbury were
summoned and devoted themselves to
attendance upon the wounded.
The body of the engineer was found
on top of the fire box charred beyond
recognition. It was necessary to saw
away a part, of the compartments of
the railway coaches in order to re
lease the survivors and to secure the
bodies of the dead. In one compart
ment all of the passengers except, two
were killed and the rescue of the sur
vivors was exceedingly difficult.
The injured were later removed to
the Salisbury infirmary where the en
tire staff, assisted by the local volun
teer surgeons attended them.
Mr. J. Ridgeley Carter, secretary of
the American ambassador, started oil a
special train at 2:20 o'clock for Salis
bury to visit, the scene of the disas
ter. to aid the wounded and to assist
in the identification of (he dead.
Mr. .1. P. Morgan left, in the after
noon by automobile for Salisbury. It.
is understood that, he went to care
for the body of William Payne Thomp
son, who was a friend of his. May
McClellan of New York, who was a
passenger on the steamer New York
did not. debark at Plymouth, but. went
on to Southampton and reached there
The passengers coming via South
ampton, received their first news of
the wreck by private telegram sent to
Southampton by one of the passengers
on the wrecked train. The information
naturally created a tremendous sen
The London & Southwestern Rail
way Co. has issued a statement saying
that, the cause of the accident is un
known. They say there are twenty
one pasesngers and three employes
dead and eleven passengers injured.
London, .luly 2,—Later—William
Payne Thompson was not. killed. The
man killed was William Thompson, a
second class cabin pasenger.
Allentown, Pa., July 2.—Frank W.
Koch was one of Allentown's wealth
iest. and most, prominent, citizens. He
was senior member of the clothing
firm of Koch Bros., and owner of the
Hotel Allen building on Centre Square.
Mr. Koch was 54 years of age. Mr.
Koch was a trustee of Muhlenberg col
lege and Allentown hospital and direc
tor of Allentown National bank. He
was married twenty years ago and he
and Mrs. Koch were repeating their
wedding trip to Europe when the acci
Rev. Hays Preaches Farewell
Sermon Sunday to Large
Rev. Frank Harper Hays, pastor of
the First Presbyterian church of this
city for the past S years.—one of the
most popular clergymen Grand Forks
has known—Sunday morning at 10:30
preached his last sermon and final ad
monition to the members of the con
gregation over whose spiritual needs
he has presided for so long.
The church auditorium was filled to
capacity. During the course of his
address Rev. Hays took occasion to
thank his people for the many kind
nesses and courtesies he and the good
wife had experienced at their hands
during the period of their residence
here. He assured them that he would
always have a kind word and a happv
memory for and of Grand Forks peo
Rev. and Mrs. Hays are soon to
leave for the east, going direct to
Indianapolis, Ind. He has not yet an
nounced his plans for the future.
Grand Forks people, including The
Evening Times, wish for him and his
wife every success the future can pos
A Special Line
Marked up to $4.50
Balance of Millinery
Clifford Annex Grand Forks, North Dakota DeMers
THE STORE LADIES KNOW IS EXCLUSIVE
SCHOOL AND OFFICE
Furniture and Supplies
Please send me, as early as conven
ient. a1 LIST OF WANTS, for the com
ing year, on which you want bids.
GOOD AGENTS WANTED IN EVERY COUNTY
Geo. W. Colburn Supply Co.
SIO N. Sib STREET. GRAND FORKS. N. D.
A Solutioa of the
It enrits a littlo more, but is
guurunteoU to do 30 per e,t.
mon work or to go 30 per
-t. further th«n engine
Kasolin»\ and 40 per ct.
further than stove gaso
line. A trial will prove
Bartles'-Dakota Oil Co.
(iraad Fork*, X. D.
(Contiaued from Pa
but swift steamers of about 100 tons
burden, on the bow of which is mount
ed a small mortar-like cannon, which
by a time fuse fires a harpoon with an
explosive head. This weapon, a sub
stitute for the hand harpoon formally
used, usually bursts in the interior of
the fish, killing it, almost instantly.
These steamers operate from sta
tions along the coast and kill their
prey within the radius of a day's
run, whereas old time whalers made
long voyages of months and sometimes
years. The new method provides fac
tories at suitable points on the coast,
to which the whales are brought when
killed, to be cut up, every morsel of
the gigantic body being turned to some
commercial use. The fat is converted
into oil, the flesh in its primer parts
is used as an article of food, being
turned into sausages, brawn, anJ
canned meats, and the coarser por
tions info extract of meat the refuse
becomes guane, or fertilizer. The
skeleton bones are ground up and
made into unbreakable crockeryware
the skin of the intestines is converted
into leather, and fluids of the body into
With all these possibilities it would
seem as if the industry could not. fail.
Its collapse, however, is due to over
development of the business.
The enterprise started in 1896 with
one steamer and one factory, and
within two years had become so suc
cessful that it was paying dividends
of fifty per cent. This induced another
company to start with equal success,
and soon the development of the in
dustry took on the character of a
craze pure and simple everybody
wanted to invest in the whaling in
dustry. and companies were organized
every day. The legislature then in
tervened and to prevent the total de
struction of the fish enacted a measure
for the regulation of the industry. It,
divided the coast into fifty mile sec
tions, within which only one steamer
and one factory were to be allowed to
operate, while there were other limit
ations against excessive fishing which
tended to keep the industry within
"The bill which this committee has
prepared." said Mr. Gibson in con
clusion. "will result in insuring to the
consumer absolutely wholesome cann
ned meats. But it will take years to
get hack the trade which the packers
have lost. Argentine is trving hard
to profit through our troubles but
without, much success. The United
States produces the best meats in the
world today and a governmental guar
antee of purity and wholesomeness
which is now assured will serve the
purpose to be accomplished."
Nordlund says this is the last of the
season, and he will give bargains on
spring suits. Come in and let me Elve
While enjoying an evening stroll,
don forget that P. J. Cuminings, 220
DpmorR Avi au.
Pemers_ Ave.. Eat* 'sideTnmkes
specialty of Ice Cream Sundays fine
Ice Cream Parlors. Remember he
keeps Ice Cream Cones nice and fresh.
things for the palate- get the
go up town.
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