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PAGE EIGHT
J. W. Ross, the architect.
Typhoid Patient.
John Torgerson. a laborer from Cav
alier, was brought through the city
last night suffering with typhoid fever.
He is being taken to his home at St.
Paul.
Wanted.
A 1 Clothing, Furnishings and Shoe
Salesman and Stock Keeper. None
other need apply. Steady work to the
right man. Grow Clothing Co.. Minot,
North Dakota.
REAL ESTATE
W. H. KELSEY
Money to Loan on City Real Estate
No. 20 N. Fourth St. Both 'Phones No. 20
For Rent—Four-room house on
Jennie Ave. $11 per month.
For Rent—Small 3-room house on
South Third street. $8 per montn.
For Rent—Seven-room house on
North Second street. East Grand
Forks. $22.50, possession Oct.
1st.
For Sale—Six-room house on
corner lot on University avenue.
City water cement walks. Price,
$2,100, easy terms.
For Sale—New S-room house on
Cheyenne Ave. All modern but
heat hardwood floors. Price,
$2,100.
For Sale—Six-room house, city
water, good cellar, fine lawn and
barn, on University Ave. $2200.
For Sale—An all modern, up-to
date Dairy, thirty cows, K'ooti
pasture, close in can contract
hay at $5 per ton delivered. Km
sale cheap. This is a money
maker, and an old-established
Dairy.
For Rent—New four-room house
on Cheyenne Ave. $10 per month.
For Rent—Five-room house on
South 3rd St. $S per mo. City
water free.
W. J. Edwards, the other architect.
THE CITY IN BRIEF
Shoe Repairing.
Take your shoes to Fred Smith, No.
9 So. 4th St., when they need repairing.
Good work reasonable.
Uniform Rank.
A meeting of Grand Porks Company
No. 1, Uniform Rank Knights Pythias,
•was held at Pythian hall last night.
Larimore Wedding.
This afternoon at 5 o'clock John P.
McDonald and Miss Margaret Alice
Perkins, both of Larimore, will be
married.
Expected Tonight.
Attorney C. F. Templeton. who went
to Duluth Tuesday night on urgent
•business matters is expected home to
night or in the morning.
Sew Dentist.
Dr. E. M. Pierce has opened his
new dental office in Suite 44 Security
block, opposite Hotel Dacotah. Hours
9:30 to 12 2 to 5. Phone 1082-L.
MoTe in Next Month.
Mr. W. H. Kelsey has just closed a
deal whereby George W. Getts has pur
chased the Casper Sands property on
Reeves avenue, and will move in about
October 1st or 15th.
More to Minot.
John Graham has sold his meat
market business in Bemidji to Arthur
Hagberg and will engage in business
at Minot, X. D., and make that place
his home after October 1.
Mathematics "Prof."
Prof. Risgard of the state univer
sity, assistant instructor in physics
and mathematics, has returned to
Grand Forks for the year. He attend
ed summer school of the Chicago uni
versity this summer, and later went
to the western part of North Dakota
•.on a vacation trip.
Latest Fall Suitings.
Slave just received my line of fall
saltings in all the late weaves and
colors. We aim to give you satisfac
tion in all lines of tailoring work and
would like to have you call and ex
amine our fall line before the choice
pieces are gone. M. Nordlund, Tailor,
23 So. Third street.
K.
W.
For Sale—Seven-room house on
Walnut St. All modern but heat
and tins. Lot 69x140. Fine lawn
and shade trees. Price $3,100.
For Sale—Kiglit-room house, all
modern but heat, in fine condi
tion. nice lawn and shade trees.
Cement walks barn. On No. 3rd
St. Price $2,700.
For Sul*—Six-room house, all
modern but gas. hot water, heat.
Kino lawn and shade. Hardwood
floors. 50 ft. lot. On Walnut
St. items $25 per mo. Price
$2,600.
For Wale—Six-room house on
Kurlid Ave. nice lawn and shade
lot 100 ft. front. Price $2,100.
Fur Sale—50 ft. lot. close in, on
International Ave. Price $425.
For Sale— Four-room house on
No. 5th St. Price $750.
For Sale—New house on No. 6th
St. 50 ft. lot. Price. $550.
For Kiile— Eight-room house on
So. tth St. All modern but heat.
Nice shade trees. Hardwood
floors. Close in. $100 down and
$50 per mo. buys this.
For Rem—An all modern, seven
room house on No. 4th St. $30
per mo.
W. H. KELSEY, Grand Forks
Public Stenographer.
Laura Danbenberg, Room 2, Clifford
Building. Phones—983M. N. W„ 292
V. Tri-State.
Likes House Better.
J. E. Mac Lean has moved into a new
house at 216 Walnut street, anil thinks
the change from hotel surroundings
much for the better.
Preliminary Plat.
County Surveyor Lawson has fin
ished the preliminary plat of the Wes
ley College grounds and of several
other small surveys in that vicinity.
Bad breath, coated tongue, a languid
feeling, is entirely unnatural. Your
lazy liver and bowels need a tonic. The
best soothing tonic to every organ is
Hoi lister's Rock Mountain Tea. Tea or
Tablets, 35 cents. Lion Drug Store.
Undergo Operation.
K. E. Bergqvan, the Grafton Hotel
keeper, returned to Grafton this morn
ing. He came down several days ago
and placed his wife in a local hospital
where she will undergo an operation.
For Sale.
News stand, cigars, tobacco and con
fectionery store, well located. Doing
a nice business. Satisfactory reasons
for selling. Don't answer this unless
you mean business. Lock Box 18,
Grand Forks, N. D.
Pharmacy Course.
John Thompson came in this morn
ing from Hillsboro and will visit in
the city until Sunday when he leaves
for Northwestern University at Evan
ston. 111. He will finish his course
in pharmacy the coming spring.
RUM!
2 to 5 p. m. and 7 to 11
umuu Admission, 10 cents.
THURSDAY, FRIDAY, SATURDAY.
"A Trip Through Italy," sons, "Just
Because You Are an Old Sweetheart
of Mine." sung by Mr. F. T. Snell.
•Servant Girl Problems," "Flags
and Faces of all Nations."
Chicago Visitors.
Messrs. Clare and Ray Maxwell and
their si6ter Kate Maxwell arrived last
evening from Chicago. Miss Maxwell
and brother Ray will make their home
with their brother F. A. Maxwell,
chief dispatcher in the Great Northern
offices here.
You are wasting time if you are
waiting for nature to do all the work.
Everybody needs a little help, so does
nature assist her by taking a course
of Hollister's Rocky Mountain Tea.
Tea or Tablets, 35 cents. Lion Drug
Store.
Doing Some Sprinting.
The Y. M. C. A. has organized a
cross country club with a membership
of something like ten, and every morn
ing before breakfast they take a five
mile run through the country. This
morning six of the members were
out and the boarding houses served
notice that in the future they would
increase the price of board to the
members, as one of them this morn
ing is reported to have consumed
twenty-one flannel cakes after his run.
SCHOOL AND OFFICE
Furniture and Supplies
Use the MULTI COPIER—Copies do not
cart or feel sticky. Every teacher
•honld have OH. Haady Is the oBee.
Commercial Map of U. S. for schools
•U oilers, lost completed.
New Map of North Dakota, cloth
91.89
Geo. W. Colborn Supply Go.
PHONE 1099-K.
610 X. FIFTH STREET, GRAND FORKS, Jf. D.
Kent Realty & Investment Co.
CITY REAL ESTATE=
WHY PAY RENT WHEN YOU CAN BE YOUR OWN
LANDLORD? INVESTIGATE THIS LIST OF
REAL BARGAINS.
.—- —la the price of a cozy little
house (new) on a very desirable
60 foot lot in the north end.
$100 down and $15 per month are
the terms. 12S3.
I,»B9 For a bright, five room
cottage on Jennie Avenue brick
foundation and cellar, good well
and barn 50 foot corner lot with
line shade trees, all fenced In. It
will make a nice home. 124$.
91«SB9—Will buy a six room house
on Walnut street city water,
brick foundation, cellar and good
woodshed hardwood floors down
stairs six line shade trees. Look
this up. 1267.
91,899—This Is a fine five room
house on North Seventh street
city water, brick foundation and
cellar 50 foot with fourteen fine
shade trees. 1257.
1,800 Here is a nice six room
house, nearly new, on Oak street,
brick foundation, cellar and base
ment good well, furnace and
hardwood floors. Nice lawn and
shade trees easy terms. 1270.
We are building three modern
seven room cottages on Univer
sity avenue which will be ready
for occupancy about November
1st. If you wish to rent a de
sirable house come in and see us.
OPEN EVENINGS
The Kent Realty and Investment Company
Wanted.
Desirable tenant for a choice flat
in the New Hampshire block to be
vacated December 1st. Must know
soon. Dr. Rutledge.
Deserved Promotion.
W"m. Keeley has taken charge of
Nash Bros, city sales succeeding J.
Fowler, who has gone to Fargo, where
he will handle a specialty line.
Handled Fruit.
C. F. Chamberlin returned to Puelph,
Wash., this morning. He has been in
the city for some time handling fruit
shipments for local commission firms
and brokers.
Farewell Shower.
The lady clerks of Benner. Begg &
Garvin's store in Grand Forks last
night gave a linen and china shower
for Miss May Phillips at the home of
Joseph Banek in East Grand Forks.
Will Specialize.
Hoy Russell of Fargo, traveling rep
resentative for the North Dakota
Farmer, is in the city today en route to
Minneapolis where he will enter the
Agricultural school of Minnesota. He
expects to specialize in dairying.
A famous Wisconsin woman once
said. "All this poor earth needs is just
the art of being kind." Won't some
one be kind enough to propose Hollis
ter's Rocky Mountain Tea? It helps to
make people kind and well. Tea or
Tablets, 35 cents. Lion Drug Store.
On Land Deal.
John Fadden. ex-sheriff of Grand
Forks county, and now engaged in the
land business at Larimore in partner
ship with .1. B. Streeter, Jr.. was in
the city last night conferring with
eastern parties regarding a land deal
of large proportions.
Benild.ii's Monument.
The long-talked-of monument to
Chief Bemidji is to be erected at last
in the Bemidji park. At a meeting of
the city council Tuesday night permis
sion was granted Mayor Carter and the
others to use the park for this purpose.
The exact location will be determined
later by the park committee and the
mayor.
Enroute to Texas.
Mrs. Geo. A. Clark and son Clinton,
passed through the city last evening
enroute from Larimore where they
have been spending the summer on the
Eastgate farm, to their home in Beau
mont, Texas. They were accompanied
by a sister. Mrs. Whittaker, and her
daughter, who go on to their home in
New York.
Milliner}' Opening.
The Famous Millinery Co. desires
to announce their fall millinery open
ing on the 26th. 27th and 2Sth of
September. The ladies of Grand
Forks are respectfully invited to
avail themselves of this opportunity
to visit our store and look over our
elegant line of fall millinery supplies.
—Miss Doherty, Mgr.
A Newark Polisher.
If you want a perfect shirt, send it
to Elliott's laundry, where they have
just installed a Newark polisher,
which enables us to produce three fin
ishes, dull, gloss and extra gloss.
This is the only finisher of its kind in
the northwest, the very best money
can buy. Go to Elliott's for good work.
602 and 604 DeMers avenue, Granc
Forks, N. D.
Haspel to Wed.
Frank Haspel. the chimney sweep
who has made Grand Forks every
spring and fall for the past 15 years,
is to be married this winter and will
give up his work as chimney sweep.
His visits tp the city will be missed
by a large number of patrons who
have become accustomed to hts
cheery bugle notes and his gift at
repartee.
A Joyous Time.
The home of Mrs. H. P. St. Law
rence, Cottonwood street, was the
scene of a pleasant gathering yester
day afternoon in honor of Mrs. Lulu
Gustafson who leaves soon for the
coast. The house was decorated with
sweet peas and asters. Covers were
laid for five, Mrs. Gustafson, Mrs.
Young, Mrs. Roddy, Mrs. Benson and
Mrs. St. Lawrence.
Witham Case On.
Charles Witham was a passenger to
Fargo last night. The case of the
State vs. Mrs. Witham and Ted Ster
ling, charged with adultery will come
up tomorrow in the Clay county dis
trict court, and a warm time is ex
pected. Mr. Witham will also apply
for a divorce from his wife at the same
time, and as the evidence is very
strong, the wife will probably not put
up a fight.
Message Delayed.
J. D. McPhee of Crookston. who is
now in the city, received a telegram
this morning from James Chalmers,
father of Don Chalmers who died on
Tuesday night, saying that the mess
age sent him had been delayed and
consequently he would not be able to
reach the city before tonight. He was
located at Grand View, Manitoba. The
funeral will now be held until to
morrow in order that the father may
be present.
First Scrimmage.
Quite a crowd of interested specta
tors were on hand this morning when
the football teams of East Grand Forks
and Grand Forks lined up for the first
scrimmage of the year. The time
was spent in trying out the new rules
to determine just the style of game
necessary for high school players.
Coaches Skulason and Fawcett, al
though not entirely satisfied with the
work of either team, were decidedly
of the opinion that end runs will dom
inate the game this year to a much
larger extent than formerly.
A Good Rook For Six Cents.
It describes your own land, the im
mediate region you live in the North
west. It costs but the postage requir
ed to mall it. It is printed on the best
of paper, is profusely illustrated, Is
full of information. It is suitable for
your home, for schools or libraries.
It is a nice souvenir to send to your
friends in the East. It tells of Yel
lowstone Park, the Bitterroot Moun
tains in Montana, the Queniut Indians
on the North Pacific coast, the Colum
bia river scenery, the marvelous Puget
Sound region, and Alaska. It will be
sent to any address for six cents. The
book is "Wonderland, 1906," published
by the Northern Pacific Railway, and
is for general distribution. Send six
cents to A. M. Cleland, General Pas
senger Agent, St. Paul, Minnesota, or
as many times six cents as you wish
copies, with proper addresses and the
little volume will be promptly for
warded by that gentleman. Don't
wait. The book has an object—to
educate and inform the public about
the Northwest. Help it perform its
mission.
THE EVENING TIMES, GRAND rOSK8, N. D.
flntlln Appointed.
This morning County Judge Hasselt
appointed Albun S. Burrows guardian
for Vera Hoffman and Chester Hoff
man, two minors whose estate is in
the custody of a personal represen
tative.
Paid ijW Fine.
One drunk was in tha city jail this
morning and when brought before the
judge seemed willing to get out of the
fix with an $8 fine.
Prominent Politician.
Hon. R. N. Stevens, an old political
war horse and a resident of Bismarck,
was in the city today and favored the
Evening Times with a very pleasant
call. Mr. Stevens has lived in this
state for over a quarter of a century.
Prominent Merchaut Here.
T. S. Evanson.one of the largest mer
chants in the county, who does busi
ness at Northwood, was in the city
today. He is never too busy with his
business to overlook a little political
work, and for this reason is an es
pecial favorite with the candidates.
Taylor Discharged.
Samuel Taylor, who has been in
the county jail since he did the racing
stunt in the nude sometime ago, was
discharged this afternoon, the opinion
of the officials being that he had prac
tically recovered front the temporary
insanity from which he had been suf
fering.
Still I'nmiMrious.
County Physician Duggan is attend
ing a rather queer case at the Peverly
Hospital. A domestic employed at the
home of Joe Isaacs took sick suddenly
two days ago and since that time has
been unconscious to her surroundings.
This morning she was brought to a
hospital where she now lies, lingering
between life and death.
Annual Rummage Sale.
The ladies of St. Pauls Guild wish
to announce their annual rummage
sale beginning Tuesday, Oct. 2. The
place of sale will be announced later.
Any one having articles for this sale
will please leave at the rectory or
at the home of Mrs. C. H. Robinson,
Belmont' Avenue.
New Telephone Book.
The new directory and telephone
book to be issued by the Northwestern
Telephone company has been sent to
the printer and will be at the disposal
of patrons by the first of October. The
book is similar to the old one with
the exception that about 100 names
have been added.
Thomas L. (iralter Sick.
C. L. Graber, deputy clerk of court,
received a message this morning that
his son, Thomas L. Graber, is serious
ly ill at a point 140 miles west of Win
nipeg. and left at once for that place.
Mr. Graber is in the employ of the
McCormick Harvester company, and
while engaged in his duties, was taken
ill with typhoid fever.
Popular Attorney.
Among the popular and prominent
attorneys in the city attending the
supreme court is R. H. Bosard former
ly of this city, now one of the leaders
of the Minot bar. He is here in the
celebrated county commissioners case
from that county. His numerous
friends in this city, where he is so
well known, will be more than pleased
to learn that he is making a marked
success in his new location.
Looking Over the Court House.
County Commissioner Korsmo of the
Fourth Commissioner's district, is in
the city today, and while showing some
friends through the court house re
marked to some of the officials that
he was merely looking in to see if
they were drawing their salaries
promptly. He is one of the ablest men
in the county for the position which
he is filling and knows the work of
the county to perfection.
To Get Immigrants.
Max Bass, general immigration agent
of the Great Northern, is sending out
blanks to farmers in all parts of the
state, asking them for a statement in
their success in farming. Be careful
in answering these not to overstate
conditions. Nothing would turn an
immigrant from our state quicker than
to come here and find conditions had
been over estimated. The story of
agricultural prosperity in our state is
quite good enough told just is it is.
The eastern farmer who is not satisfied
with the measure of our success wants
"too sure a thing" and would not
make a good citizen anyway. The
farmer who would succeed here or any
place else must work and plan intelli
gently, and the same is true of busi
ness as well as farming.
Introductory Opening.
The "Hub," under the able manage
ment of J. J. & S. Marquisee, will
have their first opening in their new
store at 11-13 So. 3rd St. on Saturday,
Sept. 22, at 9 o'clock a. m. The
Messrs Marquisee will be pleasantly
remembered by the people of this city
as having had the ladies' department
of the New York Outlet store. They
have entered into business for them
selves and have for the buying public
of Grand Forks and adjacent territory
one of the finest lines of goods to be
found anywhere in the Northwest.
They have placed in their new build
ing a complete new stock of ladles,'
misses,* men's, boys,' and children's
ready-to-wear clothing, millinery,
hats, caps, furnishings and furs. Their
aim is to make this store "your ideal
store" and a visit to this new empor
ium assures you of the very best
treatment that can be extended to
anyone. Don't forget the day and date
and make it a point to be among the
first of those who will avail themselves
of the opportunity to purchase good
goods at right prices.
FJOD COMMISSIONER TESTIHG BEER
Little Trouble in Securing Samples—
Report Will be Host Comprehensive.
State Food Commissioner Ladd,
when not engaged in school work, Is
making analysis of beer, using for the
purpose samples which he secured on
a recent trip through the state.
"Sometimes beer is called malt,"
explained Commissioner Ladd in ans
wer to a query as to where under the
sun in North Dakota beer could be
found on sale.
"I had very little difficulty in se
curing any amount of the beer for
experimental purposes," continued the
food commissioner. "In fact, 1
think our report on beer will be most
comprehensive inasmuch as we have
samples of almost every kind of beer
commonly known in the state."
P. M. Phalan arrived from Auburn
last night and Is transacting business
in the city today.
Subscribe tor Tho Evening Times.
Chas. Witham and Wife Re
ported To Have "Made
Up"—Sterling's Trial.
Special to The Kvralag Tlmm.
Fargo, Sept. 20.—The case of the
state against Ted Sterling, charged
with adultry was taken up late this
afternoon before Judge Malloy in
Moorhend. Several witnesses will be
examined, and from the testimony
taken so far it would appear that he
will be bound over to the action of the
grand jury.
In reference to Mrs. Witham, it was
stated at a late hour this afternoon
that she and her husband,- Charles
Witham, had agreed to forgive and
forget the unfortunate incident, and
again live in harmony. She will leave
for her home in Kalamazoo, Mich., to
night. Mrs. Witham says, however,
she will never return to Grand Forks.
FISX HEARS DEMURRER ARGUMENTS
Arguments Filed by J. B. Wineman In
Case of Mayer vs. ti. F. County.
In chambers this morning Judge
Fisk heard arguments on the demurrer
filed by State's Attorney Wineman in
the case of W. J. Mayer against Grand
Forks county. The suit was brought
to have declared null and void three
tax certificates from the land sale of
December, 1900, which were purchased
by Mayer. In 1903 he demanded from
the county auditor a tax deed which
was refused on the advice of the
state's attorney, unless Mayer paid the
taxes which were due on the property
covered by the certificate prior to the
date of the sale in 1900, there being
three years of delinquent taxes at that
time. Mayer then instituted proceed
ings in the district court to have the
tax certificates declared null and void
on the grounds that the county had no
right to sell the property for delin
quent taxes when it already had been
bid in at prior sales by the county.
The facts in the case were admitted
and the question of law raised on a
demurrer, the grounds of which are
that when the claim was disallowed
by the county commissioners the prop
er remedy would have been an appeal,
and also on the grounds that the prin
ciple of caveat emptor applied to tax
sales.
FEES MUST fiOJOM COUNTIES
District Court Clerks Not Benefited by
New Federal Law.
Fees which will be collected by the
clerks of the district court in nat
uralization proceedings when the new
federal law becomes effective, Sept
27, must be turned over to the county
treasurer. This is the opinion of
several well known local attorneys,
who have given the subject consid
erable thought, but it is probable that
the attorney general will be asked to
give his opinion before the clerks
of the district courts will be sat
isfied.
It has been the general opinion
from a casual reading of the new
federal law that the clerks of the
district courts might retain half of
the fees for his services in natural
ization proceedings and apply it to
paying any additional help they may
require to employ, or to dispose of
it as they may see fit, providing they
do not ask the county for additional
help for naturalization work.
The attorneys who have investigat
ed the matter fully are inclined to the
opinion that, since the duties of dis
trict court clerks expressly enumer
ated by the legislature, Include the
ministerial duties connected with the
naturalization of aliens, the clerks
cannot legally retain the fees, which
must be turned over to the county
treasurer the same as other moneys
are in the regular course of busi
ness.
DECREASE FHULT OF RAILROADS
Inability To Supply Cars at the Mines
When Most Needed Is the Cause
of Smaller Lignite Output.
Local lignite coal dealers say that
the decrease in the output of lignite
coal during past year has been due to
the railroad companies' inability to
furnish cars during the fall months
when the demand for lignite is heav
iest.
The demand for lignite is steadily
growing. The reduction in price at the
mines is made by more improved meth
ods for getting out the coal. Not for
the purpose of increasing the tonnage.
During the wheat season the rail
roads are taxed beyond their power to
move the grain and it is simply im
possible to get cars in which to load
lignite coal.
Eastern coal dealers fare better as
cars loaded with grain are reloaded
with eastern coal and which furnishes
the railroad companies with loads for
their cars both ways. While cars for
the lignite mines have to be hauled
back empty and they do not derive
much revenue from them consequently
do not furnish and the lignite mines
suffer and their output is less. The
crops previous to 1904 and 1905 were
not as heavy and the mines fared bet
ter.
FWAICHRTHE SIDLE CONFERENCE
Dr. A. Christy Brown of Fargo was
in the city today on private business
matters, but when seen by the Evening
Times stated that he was much inter
ested in the work of the North Da
kota Bible conference of which he
has been the moving spirit since its
inception. A meeting of the execu
tive committee will be held in the
near future to decide upon the work
for next year. At the close of the
last session at Devils Lake, the mat
ter of financing the organization for
next year was discussed, and Dr.
Brown insisted upon the matter being
given the same consideration that a
private enterprise would receive from
a conservative business man, and that
the financial work should be done
before beginning the preparation for
the program. This plan was readily
accepted and a considerable amount
of money—more than was collected
altogether last year—was pledged be
fore the conference closed. The ex
penses will be larger than In either
of the preceding years, but the pros
pects now are that sufficient finances
will be available without any solicita
tion to meet the demands made by
the wonderful and rapid development
of the organization.
9HBO—No. KtM—Small house on
North Sixth street. Two lots.
Three rooms In house. Here's a
good investment.
No. 887. 98.060—This Is a new
one—a good seven-room house,
inculdlng bath room—one of the
square type two full stories full
basement with heating plant
corner lot. One block from pav
ing. City water in house. Have
a look at this If you are looking
for something good—yet cheap.
No. 803. 92.20O—$2,500 wouldn't
replace. This is a good one In the
way of model littlo home, the
right size for almost any family,
lho house is located In ono of
the very best residence districts
in the city is new and in
splendid condition 50x140 ft.
lot city water, etc.—small barn.
If you live out of town and want
to know what this place looks
like, drop us a line .and we will
send you a picturd of It. It can
be bought on very reasonable
terms.
No. 677. 93.000—Modern 9-room
house on South Fourth street.
Full basement with hot air
furnace. Paved street. An ex
ceedingly choice bargain.
No. 857. 91.300—Six-room house
in the north end of town 50x140
ft. corner lot large nice shade
trees good wood-shed on prem
ises. $800 cash will handle this.
No. 7311. 90.000—One of the finest
10-room modern residences in the
city—large lot. It will cost you
nothing to see It.
E. J. LANDER & CO.
Report of Statisticians Shows
Output Valued at Half a
Million Dollars.
North Dakota's total coal produc
tion amounted in 1905 to 317,542 short
tons, which had a spot value of $424,
778.
All of the coal produced in North
Dakota is brown lignite, extensive
beds of which underlie the western
half of the stat.y It is not a nigh
grade fuel for heating purposes, and
until- 1896 it was mined principally by
ranchmen who had no other fuel.
The production of lignite during the
last ten years has, however, been con
siderably increased by the enactment
of a law by the North Dakota Tigisla
ture, which compels the use of lignite
in all state buildings and Institutions.
The production in 1905 was the larg
est in the history of the state, being
45,614 short tons, or 17 per cent in
excess of that of 1904, and 38,877 short
tons, or 14.6 per cent over that of
1903, when the largest previous out
put was obtained. The increased
production was at a sacrifice in val
ues, the average price having de
clined from $1.50 per ton in 1903, to
$1.43 in 1904, and $1.34 in 1905. The
total' value In 1905 was only $6,773
more than that of 1903.
The coal mines of the state gave
employment to 626 men in 190V
against 547 in 1904. They averaged
191 days in 1904 and 196 days in
1905. Most of the mines worked 10
hours. There were no strikes in 1905,
while in the previous year there were
175 men idle for 36 days. The num
ber of mining machines in use has
been the same for the last 3 years—
9 altogether. The machine-mined
product in 1905 was 97,789 short tons,
compared with 125,097 tons In 1904,
and 115,222 tons In 1903.
These figures aie taken from the
forthcoming report of Mr. El W. Par
ker, statistican, of the United States
geological survey, on the production
of coal during 1905.
IthTjews
Ajwoelate* Preaa Cafcle to The Emiu
Tinea.
Odessa, Sept. 20.—In spite of official
assurance that no anti-Jewish attacks
would be permitted, a gang of "Union
Russian people," tried to provoke an
anti-Jewish outbreak today, by firing
on a crowd of Jews. They met with
energetic resistance and dispersed.
THE WEATHER.
North Dakota—Fair tonight and
Friday.
THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 20, 1906.
Stop It! Stop It!
This living in rent. Be a true patriot and a genuine indendent
American. Live in your own home, a good cause needs
help. That's the reason we are "touching you up" on the
subject. Buckle into it others have and were successful
No. ng, 91,400—8-room house in
the north end city water upstairs
and downstairs good wood-shed,
cellar, etc. largo nice shade
trees. $200 to *300 cash.
No. 7»S. 91,850—7-room cottage
in the South end—practically
new—50 ft. lot. A beautiful
home.
No. 793. 91,900—This Is a six
room house on Cottonwood street
city water small cellar wood
shed on premises. Everything in
good repair—50 ft. lot. Some
nice large shado trees.
No. 384. 93.000—This is an 8-room
house on Chestnut street water,
sewer, bath, as also good bricked
up cellar—62x140 ft. lot. Large
nice shade trees. A good warm
house In one of the best residence
localities in the city. Very rea
sonable terms can bo arranged
tor. Let us show this property to
',1|M0^lf
room
house
in the South end—25x140 ft. lot.
Nice shade trees. Liberal terms
can bo arranged for.
N°. «17. t^SOO—A beautiful
eight-room house on a 50x140 ft.
corner lot, located In a splendid
locality Just one block oft Uni
versity avenue. Good large barn
on premises. This is a dandy
house and everything Is In first
class shape. Handy to the Uni
versity.
No. 830. fl800—New six-room
house in the North end—50 ft.
lot bricked up cellar woodshed
attached to house.
ESTA,2ftSHED
Dr. Engstad went to Hillsboro this
morning.
Mrs. W. Fowlle of Edmore, is visit
ing friends in the city.
A. Olson, Milton, has returned from
a business trip to Winnipeg.
Casper H. Fry of Calvin, is among
the visitors in the city today.
Jas. Jenkins of Devils Lake, arrived
in the city from the west last night.
Miss Maggie Wright of Walhalla is
stopping for a day in the city.
Miss Millie Brennan of Ardoch is
visiting friends in the city.
Charles Marshman and J. C. McNeil
came in from Gilby last night.
W. G. Williams was a prominent
Arvilla visitor in the city yesterday.
T. E. Burke is home from a business
trip to Langdon.
S. H. Sleeper, a prominent real es
tate man of Mohall, was here last
night.
H. F. Arnold was in from Larimore
last night to mingle with the politi
cians.
John Birkholz of Minneapolis was
here yesterday looking after business
matters.
J. A. Barrington went to Johnstown
yesterday to look after his farming
interests.
William McLaren and David Gor
man were arrivals last night from
McCanna.
Hon. S. G. Comstock and Geo. M.
Comstock, Moorhead, were prominent
visitors here yesterday.
Attorney General C. N. Frich,
Thomas J. Baird and J. S. Sinclair
came in from Lakota last night.
A. E. O'Tooie, Fargo D. M. Arm
sohn, Towner, and S. S. Strauss. Far
go, were among the arrivals yester
day.
Miss Frances Woods returned last
evening from Michigan, where she
spent a week with Dr. and Mrs. Wa
ga»\
President Lander, Secrataary Woods
and Several Others to Take In
Convention at Creokrtoa.
President Lander, Secretary A. L.
Woods, and several other prominent
members of the Commercial club an
nounced this morning that they would
attend the Red River Development
gathering in Crookston next Monday
and Tuesday.
Elaborate preparations are being
made for the banquet to be tendered
the delegates. The reception and ban
quet will be given in the Crookston
hotel where the entertainment of the
visitors will commence at 8:30.
The ladies of Crookston will take
part In the reception though it will be
impossible for them to attend the ban
quet as the hall will barely accommo
date the gentlemen who will be pres
ent.
Secretary Brown of the Crookston
Commercial club, has received many
replies to the invitations he sent to
the prominent business men of the
Red River Valley. In nearly every in
stance the replies have been in the
affirmative.
The governors of the two state
North Dakota and Minnesota—will at
tend and with the 1 1-3 fare granted by
the railroads ought to draw a large
crowd.
REAL ESTATE
INVESTMENTS
91,430—A good 6-room house
close in city water hardwood
floors In kitchen. All newly paint
ed and papered. Biggest bargain
In town. Easy terms If desired.
91899—A cozy 6-room cottage on
North 7th. City water, good cel
lar fine 50 ft. lot and shade trees.
$200 cash will handle this.
97BO—A good two-story 4-room
house on Cherry street. $150 down
and balance monthly.
•*.100—A new 7-room house on
a 50 ft. lot near University ave
nue. Has bath, sewer and piped
for gas hardwood floors down
stairs. Come at once and see it.
99,590 Look at this new and up
to-date 7-room house on Cotton
wood street. Hardwood floors
and finish good basement. This
Is an opportunity for some one
looking for a good home.
91,190—A small 4-room house and
barn close in on Fourth street
$200 cash, balance payments.
JACKSON-THOMPSON AGENCY

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