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I nL'* THE WEEKLY ALERT. J. C. WARNOCK, EDITOR. THE spectacle of tlie two Germans going out with a large procession of spec tators almost the very streets of Chi cago, and fighting a duel with broad swords at once recommends the with drawal of some of our missionaries from heathen lands and assigning them to duty in that modern Babylon of iniquity We might send them some reformers from our own Devil's Lake, which so recently received the reprimand of the press of that city, who would be elevating models for the city on the lake. V) hat makes it still more uncivilized they were both married men and contending over the af fections of a maiden. The enterprise of the people of Chicago is diversified. UNCLE TOM, the original of Harriet Beecher Stowe's hero, in her story of Uncle Tom's Cabin, whom millions of people have seen die on the stage, did not die until a few days ago. He died last Saturday at Dresden, Ont., at the age of ninety-four years. His r«al name was Josiah Henson, and he was known and addressed as Uncle Si. The abuse, hard ship and suffering of this aged man whose hapless fate was to be black, was the means through the mysterious ways of providence of striking the death blow to American slavery. The drama written Dy Mrs. Stowe was a picture of real life which she learned from Uncle Si him self and which she wove into a drama that was read by children, and which they saw acted upon the stage, arousing their sympathies to such an extent that when they arrived at maturity they voted against the institution, and the coutest originating with one slave ended in the liberaiion ot four millions. IT IS strange how an important matter will sometimes slip the memory. The person who made up the telegraphic re pert at Yankton of the result of the in vestigation by the grand jury sent the news on the wings of lightning that it was known that several indictments were found for bribery against members of the legislature and lobbyists, and then went on to elaborate upon what the said person had been unable to learn anything about. It was not until the Canton News was printed and came by mail that the infor mation reached this part of the country that that investigation Dr. Burdick, the member from Vermillion, when asked if he knew of any consideration being offered for support of the Capital removal hill replied that he did not but that he himself was offered $10,000 to vote against the bill by a Yankton man named John R. Gamble. How strange it was that the Yankton agent who sent out the telegraphic report should have forgotten to mention that circumstance. IT is now given out that the two Sam uels, whose surnames are respectively Randall and Tilden, the most prominence being given to the Keystone statesman, are fixing up the presidential slate for 1884, the plan being for Randall to be the "surprised" candidate of the national democratic convention and Tilden to lay the ropes and utilize the "bar'l" to that end. These two distinguished politicians are said to be in close communion at Gramercy part every day now, and as people cannot understand what other attachment they may have for each other it is attrributed to a fellow feeling upon the presidential question. Tilden thinks Randall can straddle the tariff question more successfully than any other prom inent democrat, and, in his yiew, that is not only an important but an essential qualification. It would be amusing to see the tariff plank of the platform upon which Sam. Randall was nominated for the presidency. The 14—15 puzzle would be as clear as the sun at noonday com pared with it. Dakota will have no voice in the election but we can be spectators of the entertainment all the same. COKKUNG made a speech at a banquet in New York the other night when and where he took occasion to call up the past with much bitterness of spirit. Conk ling has a great deal of bitter spirit, so bitter that it might properly be called gall. His bitterness began with the de feat of Gen. Grant for the "third term" in Chicago three years ago. That bitter ness was turned into gall two years ago when because Garfield thought he himself instead of Conklmg was president and insisted upon pleasing himself first in the selection of his cabinet, and when Conk ling thought he would break the back bone of the administration by resigning and having the state of New York re elect him to the seat which he vacated in the senate of the United States, and which his state did not do. With all these bitter experiences it is not to be wondered at that Conkling has a super abundance of gall, and having a surfeit of gall it is not to be wondered at that he thrown off more or less of the commodity on all favorable occasions of which the New York banquet was one. Because he is virtually out of politics he sees the party is going to the demnition pow wows and the democracy are on the verge of success. If, however, his pro phetic vision of the future of the demo cratic party is as lame as it was of his own when he resigned to obtain an en dorsement by the New York legislature the republicans have little to fear and the democrats little to hope for. TBJ years ago the granger movement •wept over the country like a tidal wave. The granger party was the recognized aatagonist of all corporations, or rather champions of the right of the state to restrict corporations in the exercise of their powers, especially railroads. In sympathy with or rather by force of the pressure of this organization the legis lature of Illinois passed a law fixing maximum rates for carrying passgngcis. The right of the state to do this was de nied by the railroad companies, not so on accomt of the redaction it •f the principle in ,f i, 1 volved. In 1873 a passenger named Morgan A. Lewis boarded a C. B- & Q. tram at Buda to go to Neponset, dis tance of six miles, for which lie tendered the conductor eighteen cents, the max imum rate for that road being fixed at three cents per mile. The conductor de manded twenty cents which was the fare between the two places as fixed by the railroad company. This extra two cents Lewis refused to pay and was ejected from the tram, for which the con ductor was prosecuted before a justice of the peace and lined $10 md costs. The case was appealed from court to court until it reached the supreme of the United States by which it has just been decided sustaining the state law under which the rate was fixed. This two cents dif ference involved just as much principle as if it had been two million dollars. The court decided that "a state may limit the amount of charges by railway companies for fares and freights unless restrained by some contract in the charter." This case has been contested on both sides by the ablest talent in the United States. It is known all over the country as the Illinois granger case and settles the question satisfactorily to the people, and will be the more satisfactory to the railroad com panies since they now know what to de pend upon. A principle is settled that will decide a thousand other questions of similar import. THE magnitude of the railroad im provements now being made at James town is scarely realized by many of our citizens. Railroad shops, round houses and offices that will bring to Jamestown at least six hundred men within a year with an additional disbursement monthly of fully twenty-five ^thousand dollars, are now under way and are of sufficient im portance to demand more than passing notice, especially in view of the benefi cial changes that will result from the cutting down of hills and filling up of low places that necessarily precedes the es tablishment of yards and sites for the railroad buildings. Already considerable activity is notice able in the vicinity of the round houses, that were built last year. Great piles of rails lie ready for the yard tracks. Brick and stone are ready for the masons Large contracts for grading are being let. Carpenters, masons and bricklayers are here and on the way. A mammoth hotel is almost ready for the special accommo dation of the railroad workmen and every indication points to the progress of work of great importance. Jamestown will make an exceptionally fine division point. Three hundred miles of road will come under the care of the offices hefe, namely: the Dakota division of the Northern Pacific and the James town & Northern. This must necessarily become the headquarters of the officials of these divisions and we would not be surprised to see a new and substantial passenger depot here that will be a credit to the city as well as to the road. That we may have a handsome and commo dious depot is the earnest wish of every thinking resident of our bright and beau tiful city. The railroad yard will be ex tended to the junction with the Jamestown & Northern. In order to grade it a por tion of the blulf northwest of the city will have to be removed and the earth therefrom will probably be used for fil ling the low spots near the river. That would occasion the removal of about thirty thousand yards of earth. The value ot such work is apparent to the observer. Not only will it improve property and beautify the landscape, but the establish ment of such a yard to accommodate the cars that accumulate here will tell the story of business transacted here almost as well as would the books of the North ern Pacific. NUMEROUS complaints having gone up to the Interior department at Wash ington of the abuses practiced under the pre-emption and homestead laws by which a great deal of land has been and is being appropriated by speculators to the detriment of actual settlers, the gov ernment has sent out its secret service agents all over this country, who are fur nished with plats of all suiveyed lands in Dakota, and who are investigating the matter and ascertaining the names of pretended settlers. When the time of final proof comes round no doubt many will be confronted by these agents with facts that will defeat their claims. The leniency of the government in these mat ters heretofore is now likely to be fol lowed by a tightening up of the reins that will make some squeal. Those who have claims will need to hold them down pretty solid or they will slip out from under them and the Alert advises claim holders to leave no loopholes in their compliance with the law. Those who fulfill the requirements of the law have nothing to fear for it is only the other fellows these secret service agents are after. AMID all the moral and social reforms that arc in progress and which are con stantly being presented with new phases, intellectual reform in the style of spelling the King's English occasionally breaks out in anew place only to be pounced upon from all quarters and driven back by ridicule into obscurity. Joe Medill, the brilliant and illustrious editor of the Chicago Tribune, has several times, and with considerable perseverance,attempted to reform our orthography, but his efforts have been met with about the same re ception as if he had dissected a hornet's nest to demonstrate to the inhabitants thereof that they did a great deal of un neccessary work in the construction of their domiciles. English spelling Is recognized as one of the chief tests of brain power, and it is a test that, when applied, makes sad havoc among other distinctions. Defi cient orthography can only be regarded as a test of comparative brain power among those who have had equal advan tages in obtaining a knowledge of it, if at all. The orthographical monstrosity, "oil kurrect," is by some attributed to old Gen. Jackson during his incumbency as president of the United States. It is said that when his private secretary re ferred papers to him he would signify his satisfaction that they were all correct by endorsing upon them "O K" which was an abrcviation of the above "oil kurrect," and which abrcviation is now used by business men to convey the same idea, or the verbal expression "All O. K." If this tradition be true it would not do to measure the brain power ot the "Old Hero" by the orthographical test. The spelling reform has broken out in anew place now by the organization of a Lan guage Club in New York which is com posed of prominent business men and college professors, but on the threshhold of their taking a conspicuous position as benefactors of those who have struggled in vain with the abstruse subject of Eng lish orthography they arc met by antago nists with humiliating exposures of their own deficiency in spelling. Mathemat ics is founded upon the soundest prin ciples of reason and logic, but English orthography is a stranger to both. Im agine a person trying to give a reason for spelling "skoolkil" with such a jumbled up combination of vowels and consonants as "Schuylkill," or why "Worcester" is pronounced "wooster." These are names we read and hear very day, and like kind might be multiplied over and over again to say nothing of the jawbreakers down in the southwestern part of the United States and in Mexico, of which Chihuahua (chewawa) is an easy sample. If the spelling reformers would commence with such words and names as cited above instead of with the simple words, eyery consideration of civilization and human ity would be on their side. WHILE we do not propose to discuss the dead issue of the recent license ordi nance vetoed by Mayor Flint, we recog nize the fact that the subject of high and low license is alive question, generally speaking, as can be seen by the most su perficial and casual observer of public events among those who read the papers Iowa has practically abandoned the ex treme idea of absolute prohibition and, with the exception of the fanatics, the prohibitionists have modified their ideas so far as to enlist with them the conserv ative elefhent who favor high license as a restrictive measure, and these elements united present a front of strength that will control the legislation of the state so long as they hold together, and which is having its influence upon the various municipal legislation on the subject throughout the state. Very much the same course is being pursued tn Kansas. Just now the legislature of Illinois is struggling with the license question which has heretofore been entirely under the control of every municipal corpora tion for itself. The proposition is to fix a minimum amount, $500, and leave it to the local option of the municipalities each to fix the amount as much above that as it chooses, but in no case at a lower amount. The disieputable legion of notorious dives in the city of Chicago under the low license of that place is held up as an argument in favor of the bill, and it will probably become a law, as many of the members who are well known and avowed opponents of prohi bition are strongly supporting the measure. Public sentiment favors the high license system, and laws based upon that sentiment can and will be enforced. A law upon any subject is a dead letter unless public sentiment will sustain it. Public sentiment is the supreme law of the land after all, and it is from this source that statute law derives its vitality. THE enterpjjse-of-titoux City, iowa offering'a million dollar bidJor-theJoca tion of Dakota's capital at that pfate showrtbat the Haw keye state is worthy to touch the li'cm of Dakota's garments as she does on the southeast corner. It is surprising to see how many good places there are in the territory for the location ot the capital. The list is already a good one, but it could be doubled. They are all so good that the difficulty with the commission will be to decide as between contestants for the honor. But they are not disposed to make a hasty decision. To the Baptists of North Dakota* The following communication appear ed in the Fargo Republican Sunday morning, and as it is upon a subject of direct interest to our people we commend it to their carefel and calculating consid eration. The way is open for making Jamestown a scat of learning, a modern Athens, as it were, as well as commercial and industrial enterprises. The moder ator speaks both kindly and favorably of our town as a location for the college aside from the liberal offer of Messrs Hartman & Atkinson. A proper spirit of interest and enterprise may secure the lo cation of this important institution of learning here: As we approach our annual gathering in North Dakota, which is to take place June 29, and 30, at Fargo, we desire to call attention to all interested in that meeting, that the importance of found ing a Baptist college in North Dakota will be brought before the denomination at that time. One whole session is to be given to the subject. Rev. J. H. Hart man and J. A. Atkinson, of Jamestown have offered to donate twenty acres of land in that town, valued at $4,000, and the offer holds good until the first of July next. There is no better location in this upper half of our territory. The town ig beautifully situated in the valley of the James river, midway between Fargo and Bismarck, is a railroad center, having the Northern Pacific and the Jamestown and Northern railroad at present, with good prospect that other roads now being con structed will soon be there. The popula tion, now numbering over 2,000, is rapid ly increasing, and it will be a city of 10, 000 at no distant day. The citizens are characteristic for intelligence and enter prise, will know how to appreciate a schopi pf high order located in their midst, and will no doubt aid liberally in establishing the institution. Let every church in the North Dakota Association be well represented at the anniversary in Fargo, when this matter will be brought before the body for discussion and settle ment. G. W. Hubtlet, Moderator. Farjo, D. T., May 4,1883. LOCAL AFFAIRS From Saturday's Daily. The Yillard Party. The special train carrying Henry Vil lard, president of the Northern Pacific railroad, and party arrived in Jamestown on their return from the west yesterday noon, and remained in town a couple of hours, which they occupied in walking around, shaking hands and conversing with theJamestowr boomers, remarking the beauty of Jamestown and the Golden Northwest. Mr. Villard is a stoutly built, healthy looking man weighing about 200 pounds, smoothly shaven cxcept a stubby iron grey mustache, and dressed in such a plain suit as would not distin guish him from the masses of the peo ple. His forty millions of wealth does not in the least affect his social dispos ition with the people nor his feelings to ward his fellowmen. About the only distinguishing feature that comes of his great wealth is his magnificent private car, which is the finest in the United States and in which he travels. He is justly pround of the Northern Pacific Railroad and his relation to it as well lie may be, and is more than pleased with its progress and buoyant with the pros pect of its early completion. He has just returned from the end of the track which now penetrates the Rocky Mountains and confidently believes the gap will be closed and the line completed across the con tinent by the first of August. He sees in the future development of the country along its line the finest and grandest part of the American domain.' Yesterday afternoon he and party, ac companied by E. P. Wells, L. R. Casey, Anton Klaus and a few other of our citi zens, went up the Jamestown & Northern to take a view of the country and the towns along that line, returning in the evening and proceeding on the way to St. Paul. Mr. Yillard was highly pleased with Carrington and paid the general manager, L. li. Casey, the high compli ment of saying it was the best managed townsite on the lines of the N. P. rail road. His Special artist took a number of views ot the town, and Mr. Vill ard said he would lay the matter before the board of directors with a view of giving the town more advantages in the way pf railroad commodities. E. V. Smalley, the historian of the party, will take the stage at Carrington and proceed across to Devil's LaKe to give that part of the country a place in his publication. A Worthy Industry. An industry and enterprise that is dc serving the encouragement of our people is that of the planing mill sash and door factory recently erected and now in op eration down on the opposite bank of the river on west Main street. It must not be understood from the name that the work of this industry is confined alone to the manufacture of doors, sash and blinds, for they have a complete outfit of ma chinery for making almost anything in the shape of woodwork and everything in the line of building from the plain moulding to the most intricate fancy and ornamental work. The machinery was selected with a view to securing the most approved modern inventions such as will meet the wants of the architecture of this city and country, and at the same time afford faciltties for executing work equal to the magnitude of the demand. Mr. Wright, the manager, is a man of enter prise and many years experience in the busines in the east, and gives the work in all of its parts his personal supervision By means of belts and shafting the entire machinery and various machines on both floors of the large building arc run by a forty horse power engine in chaige of en gineer Grant. They have just added a feed and flouring mill for custom work for the accommodation of the farmer. The feed mill was started up Friday and the flouring department will be in operation in about a week. The Alert commends this enterprise, which will furnish employment for about forty men to the good will of our people and the en couragement of their patronage. From Tuesday's Dally Dedication of St. James Catholic Church. The dedicatory services and ceremonies of the new St. James Catholic church were had, as previously announced, Sun day morning and were witnessed by a large concourse of people. The cdifice is a beautiful one located on south Fifth avenue, and while it is a credit to the congregation here it is a monument to the indefatiguable zeal and labor of the esteemed pastor, Rev. Father Flanagan, who not only gave thought, time and ingenuity to planning and securing the funds but gave of his own to the extent of many privations. The ceremonies were conducted bv the lit. Rev. Martin Marty, who lias the honor and distinction of being the first Catholic Prelate of Da kota Territory, who was a pioneer the good work to which he has consecrated himself, and whose patient and arduous labors among the aborigines have a de served place in the history ot the country. In this connection something of the missionary work of the Catholic church among the Indians in Dakota, in which Rev. Father Marty himself took a con spicuous part, will be of interest to our readers. As early as 1841 Rev. Father De Smet made his advent among the Indians of Dakota and laid the foundation of the work that has been followed with such salutary results though under difficulties, in some instances, of exclusion by the Indian agents. One of the agencies as signed to the Catholicts was Devil's Lake by Gen. Grant in 1871, where they estab lished and have maintained a school, ed ucating the Indians in the various rudi ments of education as well as in indus trial pursuits and religious instruction. They have a successful missionery school at Standing Rock, and Rt. Rev. Father Marty proposes immediately to build a Phapel fit the Canpon Ball and Grand rivers, also on Owl river, the Cheyenne agency, and two mora at Rosebud and PlM Ridgt ifwcies. v..,. Wliat Our Exchanges Say. flic Grand Forks Plaindealer complains of a promiscuous shooting within the citv limits by which several persons have nar rowly escaped being wounded. The Fargo Evening Post says Oliver Dalrymple passed through the city last evening on his way east, after superin tending the seeding on his bonanza farm ucar Casselton. The Huron Times says that enterpris ing town and aspiring capital is soon to have a wholesale boot and shoe store by an Iowa man who has an eye to business and catches on to the future of Huron. The Grand Forks Herald says a com plaint will be filed against the city by Au gust Sclinell who fell into a hole in the sidewalk on the corner of Deiners avenue and Third street, on the night of May 4. In falling lie struck the hydrant and suf fered serious injuries. He lays his dam ages at $5,000. The Washburn Times is anew weekly paper just started at the new town of Washburn about forty miles above Bis marck on (he Missouri river." This town and locality has remained almost unkown but now that it has a newspaper it will become known far and near in a very short time. The Steele Herald compliments Col. Lounsberry, of the Bismarck Tribune, who is postmaster at that place, for the consideration lie gives Steele in provi ding then, with mails. There arc few men either so obliging or universally es teemed as the Colonel. The Fargo Argus says that Rev. Pre siding Elder Hair has just returned from a visit to Hansom, LaMoure and Dickey counties. He reports everything on the move in these counties. A colony from the vicinity of Syaracusc has located there, composed of intelligent and enter prising men who mean success. The Press and Dakotaian says amass convention of the citizens of Yankton county, will be held at Turner Hill in the city of Yankton, on Saturday the 19th day of May, at 2 o'clock in the afternoon for the purpose of electing sixteen del egates to attend the convention to be held at Huron on the 10th day of June next. The Mandan Pioneer sa3rs that one of the workers on the new plantation on the railroad company's right of way, may be said to have once owned the townsite of Jamestown. He took his claim there before the railroad came and then aban doned it, thinking that he could do better elsewhere. Now his life is full of regrets. Liberality with the public funds is il lustrated in the city council of Fargo appropriating $200 to purchase a gold watch as a token of appreciation for the chief of the lire department who recently resigned, the report of which appears in the Argus, but such a disposition of the people's money is not to be commended as an example. The Mandan Pioneer is happy not only in the fact that they will soon eat bread made of flour made at their own mill and of wheat grown in their own county but in the certain establishment of a wholesale grocery store as well. The enterprise of Mandan in a great piany things is an example worthy of emula tion by other towns. The Valley City Times tells the strange story that Dr. Ferrin w*s out to Sand Prairie yesterday, and says he found there a veritable living skeleton in the person of a young girl. About thirteen weeks ago she was taken down with fe ver, and although the fever has left her, she has kept constantly wasting away until there is nothing left of her but skin and bones. The Sunday Argus says of one of our financial institutions that President Wal lace, of the First National oank of James town, shows assets at the close of busi ness, May 1, $255,256 66. Nearly double the report a year back. Mr. Wallace may well feel pround of the condition of the monied institution over which he exer cises so careful a supervision. The Fargo Republican says that Louis Simonson, a farmer living near Harwood, came into town yesterday and reported to the authorities that his sister-in-law, Jlrs. G. W. Edling, who lives two and a half miles northwest of Argusvillc, was deranged, and petitioned that she be taken in charge. He stated that she has five children, who were in constant dan ger of being killed by their crazy mother. The Bismarck Tribune startled its citi zens the other morning by the announce ment that there was a inad dog in town the day before but quieted their fears in closing the item by stating that the dog was mad because a wagon ran over its tail. We imagine we can see a delega tion of Bismarck mothers, armed with brooms, marching toward the Tribune office to lecture the editor for frighten ing their kids. Mandan Pioneer:—A writer in the Jamestown Capital says that since the election of our new ma,vor the saloons of the city have been open days, nights and Sundays, and no hindrance whatever has been placed upon this direct violation of the law." Yes, by letting such cranky stories go out uncontradicted through its columns the Capital docs give out to the people abroad the impression that Jamestown a "hard crowd" but in this respect ltts an unreliable exponent of the gem cit of the James River Valley. If the Cap ital was published at the New Jerusalem it weiuld see a saloon in some back alley but never notice that the streets were paved with gold. If our "sundown" Contemporary keeps up its impeachment of our officers and advertising Jamestown as a town where drunkenness is rampant and bummerism holds sway it will probably convince some of its distant readers that Jamestown is a goo 1 place to stay away from. Its two last issues would not encourage the eas tern capitalist to send bis money here for investment, or the home seeker to select this place as a place of abode for his family. Even if there are short comings on the part of officers and occasional violations of law no principle of right requires that such things be heralded to the world as the prominent characteris tics of our town. CITY ORDINANCES. CITY ORDINANCE NO. 1. An ordinance fixing the regular meetings of tha City Council of Jamestown, D. T. ARTICLE I. Be it ordained by the City Council of the city of Jamestown: SEC. 1st. The regular meeting of the City Council shall be held on. the first Monday even in? of eacli and every month at 8 o'clock I*. M., fussed Way 7,1883. Approved, May 12,1883. Published, May 15, 188.3. JOE D. MILLS, JEROME J. FLINT, City Clerk. Mayor. CITY ORDINANCE NO. it An ordiuance to prevent the obstruction and de facement of the public streets, alleys and grounds of the city of Jamestown. lie it ordained by the city conncil of the city cf Jamestown CHAPTER 1—1TITLE 1. SEC. 1st. No person shall place,deposit or cast or cause to be placed, deposited or castupon any street, alley, cutter, sidewalk or public ground within the city of Jamestown any timber, wood, lumber, ashes, rubbish, offal, vegetables, paper, shavings, carcass or earth, or anything or sub stance whatever which may obstruct anv such street, alley, gutter, sidewalk or public grounds, impede, hiaucr or endanger travel thereon or which shall or may injure or disfigure, or tend to injure or disfigure the same or tend tu render the same unclean or a nuisance, nor shall any per son cause or suffer any wagon, carriage, cart, or other vehicle, or any box, crate, bale, package, merchandise, or other things to stand or be in or upon any such alley, street, or public ground lon ger than mav ba actually necessary,under a pen alty of live dollars for each and every offence and said fine may be repeated every twenty-four hours that any of the articles hereinbefore enumerated shall be suffered to remain upon such street, alley, or public ground. SEC. 2. In case any wood, lumber, timber or rubbish, or uny material or substance whatever, mentioned in the foregoing section, shnll be found remaining or lying upon any street, alley, or side walk, or public ground within the limits of James town, in violation of the foregoing section, it shall be the duty of the city Marshal, Chief of Police, City Street Inspector, or any police otllcer of the city forthwith to notify and require, by either written or verbal notice, any person who may have placed, or caused or permitted to be pluced, such substance or thing upon such street, alley, s'dewal or public ground or who may bo the owner or have the control of such timber, wood, lumber or other substance, or who may suffer the same to lie or remain upon such street, alley, sidewalk or public ground to immediately remove such thing or substance, or cause the same to be removed therefrom and in case such person or persons shall neglect orfail to remove or cause to be removed such substance or thing within a reasonable time after being so notified it shall be the duty of the City Marshal, City Street In spector, or any police otllcer, to remove the same, or cause it to be removed from such street, alley, sidewalk or public ground to some convenient or sate place within said city at the expense of such person or persons, to be recovered in an action against him or them, to b_' prosecuted in the name ol the city. SEC. 3. It shall be lawful, notwithstanding anything herein contained to the contrary, for any person to place, hand, or set out for sale, any goods, wares or merchandise on or over the side walk in front of and within three feet of his store or building it shall also be lawful for any per son to place and leave for a period not exceeding two hours, on three feet of the outer edge of the sidewalk in front of his store or buldiug any goods, wures or merchandise, which he shall be in the act of receiving or delivering. This section shall only apply to sidewalks of 8 feet or more in width. SEC. 4. No person or persons shall place or cause to be placed any wagon, cart, carriage or other vehicle, upon anv crosswalk in said city §o as to obstruct the same, nor shall at any time fasten any horse or horses, or other animal, in such way that such horse or other animal, vehicle, reins or lines, shall be an obstacle to the free use of the sidewalk or crosswalk, under the penalty of one dollar for cach and every offense and the person in whose possession or use such horse or horse or other animal shall then be, shall be deem ed the offender,unless he can prove the contrary to the satisfaction of the magistrate before whom he shall be jrosecuted^ SEC, 5. No person shall place, push, draw or back anyjwagon, cart or other vehicle on any side walk, or use, drive or ride any horsn or other ani mal, wagon, sleigh or other vehicle thereon, unless it be in crossing the same to go into a yard or lot when no other suitable crossing or means of ac cess is provided, under a penalty cf one dollar for each offense. SEC. C. The Mayor is authorized to grant to any person permission, in writing, for a limited time, to place and keep any building materials on rupen any street in front of any lot, whereupon such mate: ials are about to be used by such person in the eicction or repair of any building or other improvement, but such permission shall not au thorize the obstruction of more than one-third of the sidewalks and of one-third of the carriage way next to such lot, nor shall such materials DO placed so as to obstruct the free llow of water in the gutters thereof. SEC. 7. Every person to whom permission Is granted us aforesaid, shall cause all the timber, building materials and rubbish arising therefrom, to be removed from the street at the expiration of the time limited as aforesaid, under the penalty of twodollars for every twenty-four hours such mv terials or rubbish shall remain, on such street af ter the expiration of the time limited in such per mission granted as aforesaid but no single recov ery shall exceed the sum of twenty five dollars. SEC, 8. No owner or occupant or any store or other building shall fix, put up or erect, or suffer to remain fixed, put up, hung or erected.any sign, show bill, show case, canvass or other thing pro jecting from any such building or store, or hang ing over the sidewalk more than three feet in front of any such store or building, and within eight feet of any portion of the sidewalk, under a penalty of five dollars for every offense, and a like penalty of three dollars for every forty-eight hours the same shall remain after being ordered to be removed by the Mayor, Chief of police or any Alderman of the city but this section shall not be construed to prevent any merchant from maintaining an awning in front ot liis place of business, extending no farther than six feet from his store or building, and at least eight feet abovo the sidewalk. SEC. 9. No person shall at any time fasten any horse to any ornamental or shade tree in any of the streets of this city, or to any box or protection around such tree, without the consent of the own er of such tree, under a penalty of three dollars for each and every offense. SEC. 10. No person shall leave any horse or horses or mules in any street or alley without be ing sufficiently secured by a halter,under a penalty of two dollars for each offense PROVIDED, That this section shall not apply to trackmen and dray men in the city. SEC. 11. It shall be lawful, notwithstanding anything herein to the contrary, for any person to p.ace and have in the street in front of his office, store or bullding'for a period not exceeding for ty-cight hours, and at no less than two feet, nor more than seven feet, from the gutter, any fire wood or other material. Sec. 13. No person shall injure or tear up any pavement, sidewalk or crosswalk, drain or sewer or uny part thereof, or dig any hole, ditch or drain in any street or sidewalk or public-ground or remove any gravel, sod or sand from any street without authority from the Common Couneil, or written permission of the Alderman of the ward in which such street is situated, under a penalty of not less than three dollars nor more than ten dollars for every offense. SEC. 13. No person shall cast or throw, or cause to be east or thrown, into any drains or sewers within the city any filthy substance, or any substance calculated to cause any obstruction, nuisance or injury in or to the same, nnder a pen alty of not less than one dollar or more than five dollars for each and every offense. SEC. 14. No person shall construct, or cause to be constructed or made, any sewer, vault, cellar, cistern, or well in any of the streets or public places of the city without express authority from the Common Council, under a penalty of twenty live dollars for caeh and every offense. SEC. 15. Whenever permission shall have been granted to any person to lay any drain, sewer, or gas or water pipe alou" or in any public street or alley in said city, he snail cause the same to be done in such manner and in such time as the Com mon Couneil or Aldciman of the ward wherein such street or allex is situated shall direct, and re store the same in as good condition as it was be fore, under a penalty of twenty-five dollars for every violation of the provisions of this section, SEC. 16. No person shall, without first having obtained the written permission of the Mayor, move or place for the put pose of moving, any build ng in or upon or along any street within the said cltv.npfj|) a. of Inns lln |j_ ten dollAM^iflFmore than llttf^SoUars. ~i*c. 17. No pirstfn shall ride or dnve any1 horse or horses npon any street or alley in s-id city faster than a trot, nor at a greater speed than at the rate of eight miles per hour, under a penal ty of three dollars for every offence. "EC. 18. The occupant of every buildi I'fUi ri inillng rpqn tnylHTr.. in this citv and the owners of any unor^nnied buildings or premises, fronting «nv such streets, shall keep thei sidewalm front of their irf«'ra fTnH •ee and clear of snow and iu!.'-* after and during every snow fall iue snow off such sidewalk before ten o'clock in the forenoon of each day, and every person failing or neglecting to comply with either of the provisions of this section shall be punished by a fine of not less than three nor more than ten dollars. TITLE II. OP THE PRESERVATION OF GOOD ORDER ON Tn* Pl'KUC STREETS AXD GROUNDS. SEC .1. It shall be unlawful for any person upon anyof the public streets or grounds within the city to set up any stand or wagon for the purpose of selling therefrom, or exposing for sale any meat, provisions, refreshments or any goods, merchandise, or to cry oat and expose for sale, any property whatever, which may tend to ob struct the free passage or travel npon any snch street or sidewalk or pnblic ground, without the written permission of the Mayor or Common Council. SEC. 2. No person shall, npon anyof the pub lic streets or grounds in said city withqut having first obtained license from the Common Conncil or the written permission from the Mayor, exhibit any show, or performance of any kind4 which may obstruct pnblic travel, or cause the gathering of multitude* of people upon any street or side walk, or tend to the injury of any public park, por call any patUc m«eU*9 490a «ay itrwt, ailtr, or public ground, nor address any multitude of pvoplx upon any such ctreet or public ground without such license or permission aforesaid. SEO. 3. It shall be unlawful for any number of persons to assemble upon any sidewalk, bridge, street, alley or public way in the City of James town, which may tend to hinder or impede free travel thereon, or hinder or impede free egress or ingress to and from any place of business, public hall, church or other building, and any of the per sons so assembled, who shall refuse or neglect to move away, depart and give free passage, after being so requested to do so by the city marshal I, Chief of Police, or any police officer, bridge-ten der, or by the owner, occupant, or manager of any such place of business, hall or church, obstructed as aforesaid shall be guilty 01 a misdemeanor. SEC, 4. Every person who shall, while tarry ing or walking upon any of the streets, sidewalks or public ways, in said city, or at any entrance to any place of business, meeting house, hall or church, wrongfully hinder or impede the of any person, or who shall by any rude, obscene, vulgar, indecent or threatening language, or by, any 1: act, rear esture or noise molest, annoy, any person passing or at tempting to pass upon such sidewalk, way, street, or entrance, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor. SEC. 5. No person shall, within said city, place himself upon any sidewalk or public street for the purpose of begging or receiving alms, or go about said city from place to place, begging alms without the written permission or the Mayor. person shall, within the city of upon any srreet. alley or ground, take parttn any game of bail nor shall any person npon any such street, alley or ground, take part iu any game of tossing ball or flying kite, or in uny other game or play tending to frighten teams, or to impede or cndungei travel thereon. SEC, 7. Any person or persons found within the limits of the city of Jamestown, loitering around the city or sleeping in any other place or pluces whatsoever than hotels and dwelling houses, and without any visible means of support shall be deemed common vagrants. SEC. 8. Any person or peisons coming within the foregoing provisions of this title shall ie deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and shall liable to arrest and fine not to exceed twenty-llvu dollars or to a sentence not to exceed thirty days in the city jail at hard labor, or both, at the dis cretion of the court. That all ordinances of the village of Jaivs town [conflicting herewith, be repealed, and the Eime are hereby repealed. Passed May 7. 1883. Approved, May 12, 1383. Published, May 15, 1883. Jos D. MILLS, JEROME J. FLINT, City Clerk. Major. CITY ORDINANCE NO. 3. POLICE DEPARTMENT. Be it ordained by the City Council of the city of Jamestown, TITLE I. Sec. 1. The police department of the City of Jamestown, shall consist of the Mayor, Alder men, City Marshal, whoishall be ex-officio Chief of Police, und such other subordinate oflicera, policemen and watchmen as the Mayor and coun cil may from time to time appoint as well a* all others made ex officio policemen by the city charter. SEC. 2. The Mayor shall be the head of the police department, und shall superintend and di rect th'j police force generally, and shall from time to time adopt such ineasares as he may deem necessary for the preservation of the peace and good order of the city, and the due enforcement of all the laws and ordinances thereof. SEC. 3. Every member of the police duart ment shall have power to arrest, with or without process, and bring before some proper tribunal in said city, all persons who muy break, or threaten to break, the pcace, or who may be found in the act of violating, or who may be »UH pectcd of having violated, any ordinance of tliis city and to detain any such person in custody until such time as an examination may be had in pursuance of law. They shall also have power to serve all process issued by virtue of the law« und ordinances of the city of Jrmestown. SEC. 4. The city marshal shall be the com manding ollicer of the entire policc force of the city, subjectonly to the Mayor or council in session, und shall devote his whole time and energy to the discharge of his duties and in case of his ab sence from the city, bis duties shall devolve upon some other officer of the police force, desig nated by bim subject to the approval of the Mayor. He shall be the custodian cf all the property of'the police department, he shall also be the custodian of all stolen goods, or other property received and retained under police authority, he shall also dur ing the first week of each month make out and: file with the city clerk a report in writing of the doings of hi* department during the preceedine month, said report shall sc' forth all prosecutions for the recovery of fines, all arrests made *nd b/ whom each is made, the nature of the churge in each prosecution, before what magistrate brought and how disposed of, and a statement of all prop. erty received by him during the month by virtue of his office. SEC. 6, All subordinate officers and policemen shall be regular and prompt in the discharge of their duties and shall obey the orders of their superiors and do their utmost to preserve order and quiet in the city. It shall also be their duty to report to their superior officer every brcxch of the peace or violation of an ordinance of which be may be cognizant, as well as any violation of thet law* of this territory, and to serW^ promptly all warrants or other process issued in any cause pending under any law or ordinance of said city before any magistrate thereof. SEC. 6. Every member .of the police force when on police duty shall wear his badge of o**lco or policeman's star and any snch officer or police man who shall neglect or refuse toproctue and wear such badge of office or policeman's star whilst on duty, shall be fined ten dollars SEC. 7. All ordinances or parts of ordinances conflicting herewith which have heretofore been passed bv the Board of Trustees of the village of Jamestown arc hereby repealed. Passed, May 7, 188:). Approved, May 12, 1&3. Published, May 16th 1883. JOE D. MILLS, JEROME J. FLINT. City Clerk. Mayor J^OTICEOF FINAL PROOF— Land Office at Fargo, T, May, 1883. Notice is hereby given that the following named settler has filed notice of his intention to make final proof in support of his claim and secure final entry thereof on the 14th day of Junf. A. D. 1883, viz: WILLIAM W. THAYER. II. E. No. for the sw of sec 30, tp 143a, 64 w, and names the following as his witne»«s, viz: David Curtin. Gustave A. Lieber, Edson I). Strong, and Xaver Fuchs, all of Stutsraun county. D.T. The testimony to be taken before Chas. T. Ilills, clerk of the district court, at Jamestown. Stutsman county, T, on the 12th day of June, A 1883, at his office. HORACE AUSTIN, REGISTER J. E. Marsh, Attorney. 4&-«S |^OTICE OF FINAL PROOF. Land Office at Fargo, D. T., May 8,1883. Notice is hereby given that the followui'' named settler has filed notice of her intention to make final proof in support of her claim and socure final entry thereof on the 20th day of June, 1883, viz: LOUISA SHARLOW. D. S. No. for the sw of sec 24, tn 137 n, r65w, r.nd names the following as her witnesses,. viz: John Keltey, John J. Tolton, Edwin M. Sperry and James L. Sharlow, all of Stutsman county, D. T. The testimony to be taken before Charles T. Hills, clerk of the district court, at Jamestown. Stutsman county, D. T., on the 18th day of Jun/ A. D. 1883, at his office. HORACE AUSTIN, Registf r. Dunne & Marsh, Attorneys. f.-Bt j^OTICE OF FINAL PROOF. Land Office at Fargo, D. T., M'.v 8 issi Notice is hereby given that the follr fnL p. 8. No. for the sw of cec 28. tn 137 tliC IliTisfile^ ATiKt'^somcr:'on hi* witnesses', viz. Charles Metzzer* Edwin Hnpprc coaut7, D? Und "enry Sharl°w.'»lftf Stutsman the 18,11 da Ju»«' •.« HORACE AUSTIN, Register. Dunne & Marsh, Attorneys. 42 5t JJOTICE. U. S. Land Office, Fargo, D.T„ April 30,1888. Complaint having been entered *t this office by George Kunler against Hattie A. Warren, for abandoning he» homestead entry No. 852?, cated npon the 86 of Bec- 7?dnn^tSm*Ilco?Pty'I- »P-137, T*' with a view to the cancellation of said entry the said parties are neroby summoned to appear at this oulce on the 13th day of Jnne, 1883, at 10 o'clock a. m.. to re spond and furnish testimony concerning said al leged abandonment and it is further nriicreri that a copy of the foregoing notice be published in t& Jamestown Weekly Alert, published at JamwC town, D. T., for the period of thirty daya notn, date hereof. E- C. GEAREY, FT««e*ver. W. E. Dodge, Attorney. 42-&t ^OTICE OF FINA-, PROOF- Land OfSee at Fargo, T, April 25.1SSL —.—® is fceieby given that thu following nauw« settler haa filed notice of his intention to make final entry T. •rt of his claim and seenre final IH88, vi*: proof in support of his claim ands thereof on the 30th day of May, I CLIFFORD C. WATERS. D. S. No. 10,650 for the sw of sec 86, tp 143n, 661 w, and names the following as his witnesses, John A. Alden, Francis Y. Many, E. J. Blos som and Charles A. Myers, all of Stntsinan county The testimony to be Uken before Charles T. Hills, clerk of the district court, at James town, Stutsman county, OT, on the 26th day at May, A 1883, at his o«ce. And yon, William C. Waters, who made 1 entry No. #377 on the 25th day of April A are hereby summoned to appear at this office on the SOth day of May, 1883, and show cause why said entry saoold ni be cancelled and the nil Clifford C. Waters be allowed to make his proef.