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JAMESTOWN WRITTEN UP.
An Arkansaw Traveler Man Calls it the Future Capital of the New State, And Says Some Complimentary Things About Our Numer ous Industries. Bey- Father Cassidy Returns Smil ing and Mysterious but say3 Nothing. Jamestown as Seen by a Stranger. Arkansaw Traveler: The future capi tal of the future new state is the county seat of Stutsman county, one of the largest and best in North Dakota. This county is situated in the Northern Pa cific country about midway between the Missouri and lied rivers. It is forty-eight miles square and contains an area of over 1,471,000 acres. Ibis composed of high rolling prairie lands, well watered and covered with nutritious grass, upon which cattle thrive and grow sleek. The soil is a black sandy loam, from twelve to twenty-four inches in depth, under laid by a clay subsoil mixed with lime, forming a combination of chemicals whose presence grows the finest wheat in the world. There are none better suited than Stutsman county for rais ing of small grams, vegetables and stock. Diversified farming is the most successful. The climate, like that of every other outside paradise, has its advantages and disadvantages. Its main claim is that of being'healthful and invigorating no ma laria in either summer or winter, and no mud to place its embargo upon trade in the latter season. The winters are the the greatest bugbears to the uninitiated. It only requires the ordinary care and at tention given by people to their comforts in other localities to make everything -comfortable here. The valuation of land ranges from $4 to §15 per acre, according to location and amount of improvements on it. Excel lent and.well located unimproved lands can now be tought for $4 per acre, but with increasing settlement these figures will soon give way to higher prices. As yet the United States government is able to furnish free homes upon over 250,000 acres of land within the bounda ries of this magnificent county, to set tlers who will occupy it under the various acts of congress, known 11s the home stead, pre-emption and timber culture laws. Under these laws the settler can .secure a 480 acre farm at a nominal cost. ABOUT THE CITY. Jamestown has a population of at least 3,000 inhabitants. It is situated at the junction of the James river andPipestam creek, and is surrounded by high bluffs which make the location very striking and picturesque. The people are thoroughly American, which fact eviden ces itself in the fine buildings erected here, the business abilities displayed in every day transactions and the general high moral tone of its society. The city is protected by an excellent system of water works, supplied from an artesian flow 1,570 feet in depth. It is lighted by a first class electric light plant and business is expedited by the use of a well patronized telephone exchange. It is the terminus of two railroads and situated on the main line of the Northern Pacific, and is Tailroad, the center and natural trading point of over 100 miles square of territory. It is the headquarters of the Dakota division of the Northern Pacific and their roundhouse and re pair shops are located hero and cause from $'20,000 to §25,000 to be expended monthly at this point. In fact, this place is so centrally located that is has become known as the convention city. It lias six church edifices, a large flouring mill, a free reading room, nine church organizations, two brick manufactories, two large grain elevators, three nicely shaded parks, a national and a private bank, two large public school buildings, a $30,000 court house, three newspapers and printing ofiices, an incorporated law library association, capital stock $20,00 and the various and necessary mercantile auxiliaries for such a city. THE ASYLUM. The North Dakota Hospital for the Insane, located at this city, has, in its brief career of less than five years, taken a high rank among the model institutions of the land. The plant consists of six brick and seven wooden buildings, so that the various classes of inmates can be better cared for, which, with the hu mane treatment, no doubt accounts for the large per cent of cures which stands to the credit of the hospital since its es tablishment. A notable feature of the institution is the absence of barred and grated windows and general freedom from any appearance of prison life, so common about the older hospitals in the east, and which usually impress patients that they are prisoners or dangerous characters. Dr. O. W. Archibald, the superintendent, has been with the hospi tal since its beginning, indeed, he had much to do with planning the interior arrangements, which for convenience are perhaps as complete as any in the world, because suggestions were drawn from all the best institutions extant and here blended into a harmonious whole. The hospital buildings proper are connected by underground covered corridors, which permit easy access in all kinds of weath er. Of course all the modern improve ments are in use, electric lights, steam heat, hot and cold water—indeed,nothing is lacking to properly carry along the benificent work. Dr. Archibald is pecul iarly qualified for his position, and lias designed an institution of which the whole northwest should be proud. It is not such a difficult task to take the man agement of a perfectly organized estab lishment, to follow in footsteps already marked out, but to bnild successfully and perfectly is oonfined to the few. To this latter class Dr. Archibald certainly belongs. Our space will not permit more than a brief 6ketch of this institution where the rule is cheerfulness and kind ness. Iu each ward there are musical instruments, flowers, pictures, carpets, uniform cleanliness and home comforts everywhere. In even what is known as the worst ward the writer did not en counter the smellB usually in such places. Weekly dances are held in an assembly hall, which is equipped with a stage and a full set of scenery to aid in occasional theatrical performances. No effort is spared by Dr. Archibald to divert the minds ot his unfortunate clientage into now channels, and the employees all seem invested with his zeal. He avoids both mechanical ana chemical restraint as much as possible, his kind and sym pathetic treatment, combined th firm ness, having wonderful influence over the most violent patients. In five years there have been but a few instances where patients have broken windows, although all have access to them, and pleasant days every one able to walk is taken into the open air for exercise. Much of the farm and garden work is performod by patients. There are now nearly 200 patients in the hospital of the 400 who have been under treatment since the institution has been in exist ence. THE COLLEGE. The Jamestown college is an institu tion under the patronage of the synod of North Dakota, in full operation and in a flourishing condition. It owns twenty seven and a half acres of land within a short distance of the depot and post office, on which it has erected a flue col lege building of brick and stone, four stories in height and one hundred by forty-four feet in extent. Articles of in corporation were filed in 1884. The first year opened in 188G. The building was completed in 1887, and has since been oc cupied and used for the purpose designed. The student enrollment of the last year was eighty-three. The institution enjoys the confidence of the general assembly of the Presbyterian church, whose board of aid for colleges has generously assisted it in the past, and is still giving it foster ing care. It has full collegiate powers, is open to both sexes and extends good ad vantages for the higher education to all who come. The year has three terms, beginning in September and ending in the following June, with two brief vaca tions bet ween. The expenses are light, the influences surrounding the student in the college are moral and religious— but unsectarian—and the discipline is mild but firm. Has Jamestoivn been Selected? Rev. Father Cassidy returned Thursday from St. Paul wearing abroad smile and a more mysterious air than usual. During his absence he attended the meeting at which the territory was to be divided, two dioceses formed and the See city for North Dakota selected. Jamestown peo ple made a proposition hoping to have this city chosen and some intimation of the result of the meeting has been eager ly awaited. Taf St. Paul papers yester day made mention of the meeting and its purpose but their reporters were unable to scent out the facts and announced that the result would not be made public for some months to come. Several of Father Cassidy *s parishioners were looking for his return, and when he stepped off the train, surrounded him and plied Mm with questions. He, how ever, said he had nothing to divulge But his appearance, demeanor and re marks are such as to convince everyone that whatever the result of the meeting was he is satisfied with it, and it is be lieved that this city has been chosen as the See city. Father Cassidy remarked that he had instructions to enlarge the parsonage immediately and that is sig nificant. Prominent Catholics who have interested themselves in the movement to secure the cathedral, schools, bishops' residence, etc., which will result from the city being chosen as the See city, are satisfied that Jamestown has won the prize. The decision of the conference will be sent to Borne,'for confirmation and it is always the policy of the Catholics to withhold from the public their intentions in matters of this importance until it has been passed upon by the high est authorities. This most proba bly accounts for the silence of Father Cassidy. The only explanation for his smiling countenance and cheerful voice is that Jamestown has been selected. The Alert confidently believes that it will not be long before it will be public ly announced that Jamestown has been selocted as the See city of North Dakota. Will Make it Interesting. An association called the Evangelical Alliance of Christian churches of James town has been formed. Its object is the directing of the moral power of the churches against certain evils too pre valent in the community such as Sabbath desecration, gambling, etc., and the se curing of nnited action to this end. Some weeks ago committees were ap pointed by several churches. These com mittees met and organized the alliance. Rev. N. D. Fanning is president, Bev. D. M. Parker, secretary. These officers with J. S. Martin, I, C. Wade and O. T. Den ny form the executive committee as at present constituted representatives of other churches are to be added. The Bachelor's Ball. The Bachelor's ball was one of the largest and most select social affairs which has occurred in Jamestown for some time. The members of the club spared no expense the arrangements and have the satisfaction of knowing that they provided a pleasant evening for their friends. Bupert's orchestra of Fargo was secured to fnrnish the music and gave a short concert early in the evening. Their music is of the best and it was enjoyed by everybody present. At the close of this preliminary concert occurred the grand march, which was probably the largest and most imposive ever seen in amestown. The occasion will be long remembered as one of the brightest social affairs of this season. THE DISTRICT COURT GRIND The Building & Loan Association Case Still on Trial—The Arguments. The Bachelor's Ball Last Night Proves to be a Big Social success. The Selection of Jamestown for the See City is Regarded as Assured. Tlie Building Association Case. The session of the district court on Thursday afternoon was occupied with hearing the attorneys arguments in the action brought by the Dakota Building and Loan association against certain directors to set aside their action in set tling certain claims against the company, as fraudulent. Mr. Glaspell for the defendants said there were two reasons alleged by the plaintiff why this settlement should be sot aside, first that tho defendants were not legally elected directors and there fore had no power to perform this action, and secondly it was charged that this action was fraudulent. But where was the evidence on which these serious charges were based? There was none, The plaintiff's counsel had stated that certain things had been done and certain other things had not been done, and therefore "of course" the defendants were guilty. The plaintiff in this case had gone upon the presumption that because fraud was charged against these defend ants, that they would be held guilty, un less they could prove their innocence. That was neither law nor equity. The plaintiffs in this case had charged the defendants with fraud and it was lor them to adduce competent legal evidence to prove their charges. They charged these directors were not elected at a legally called special meeting, but the burden of proof rested on them to prove that this moeting was irregular. He had not even thought it worth while to call any witnesses in this case becanse it did not seem to him that there was any evi dence against his clients which needed to be rebutted. He believed that the court would hold that these men were legally directors, unless it was proved that they were not. In regard to the charge that the members of this association were de frauded by this settlement, what evidence was there in this case to support that serious charge? There was not a scrap of evidence to show tho state of the ac count between Mr. Miner and the asso ciation at that time. Except the state ment of the learned counsel .there wast nothing in the evidence to ahow that Miner had not paid in tin amount equal to his indebtedness and he believed the court would require explicit evidence on this point in order to establish such a serious charge as that of fraud against his clients. Miner had been paying in money on his stock for two years before this transaction commenced, and he was supposed to be entitled to interest and profits, and there was no evidence to show that this did not amount to as much as the difference between the mortgage and the amount paid in. His clients wore entitled to the presumption that they had acted in good faith and for the best interest of the association unless it was proved otherwise by competent evidence and he respectfully submitted that this had not been done. Addressing the court for the plaintiff Mr. Nickeus said that the evidence of Mr. Hamilton showed that the meeting at which these directors were elected to fill the vacancies was not called in the manner prescribed in the bye laws, and that if any notice was given at all it was not given by the president, but merely by the secretary. That being the case it followed that none of their acts done at that meeting would be legal, and these men were not properly elected directors. If they were not legally elected directors, there was no quorum present at the meeting at which these mortgages were cancelled, and therefore they asked that the cancellation of those lialilities be set aside. The counsel for the defendants had claimed that the accounts of a building society were so intricate and complicated that when he and his law clerk examined them they had been un able to agree as to the balance due. Mr. Nickeus jocularly remarked, that it was hardly to be supposed that because the counsel for the plaintiff, had been unable to understand the accounts, that there fore nobody else could do so. The re cords of this association showed plainly enough the amount which this defen dant was owing them, and they claimed that these directors had no power to cancel their own obligations, either directly or indirectly. Judge llose announced that he would reserve his decision. The Water Mains Extension. The water works committee of the city council has prepared specifications upon which to ask bids for the proposed extension of the water mains and are now having a circular letter printed which they will send out to possible bidders. The amount of pipe to be laid is as follows: 20 feet of eight inch, 3000 feet of six inch and 2672 feet of four inch, with six Holly hydrants. The work is to be completed by Sept. 1 '89. Bids will be opened at a special meeting of the city council May 10th. The terms of payment are one half upon the com pletion of the work and one half Jan. 15th 1890. All bids should be addressed to P. W. Alley, chairman of the water works committee of the city council, who will furnish all information required up on application therefor. Dividing the Exhibit. Bismarck Tribune: The New Orleans exhibit, which was used by Dakota at the World's expositions, and for several years has occupied space in the capitol was divided between the universities of North Dakota and South Dakota, at Grand Forks and Vermillion. Governor Mellette selected the gentlemen to make the division, appointing J. G. Hamilton, of Grand Forks, to represent North Dak ota and Max Bass of the immigration office, to protect the interests of the south. The governor acted as referee, and the work began. After much par leying and some spicy discussion between Hamilton and Bass, the division was made, both sides retiring with the con sciousness of having got the best of it. The minerals were divided equally, the chief arguments arising over the division of the animals. North Dakota's univer sity got the elk, bear, two mountain sheep and a deer. South Dakota secur ed the buffalo, one mountain sheep, two antelope and two deer. About the See. It is practically settled that James town is to be the See city of North Da kota, ind all that remains to be done in the mat er ie to officially announce the fact. Jamestown is fortunate in secur ing this desirable prize. It comes at a time when tho impetus resulting there from will inaugurate an era of new and unprecedented activity and prosperity, and it can now be stated, but only in general terms, that this is only one of a number of plums which are pretty sure to fall our way before the year is out. It took a vast amount of hard, quiet work to get the See, and the committee in charge of the matter, Messrs. Andrew Blewett, J. W. Sheridan and II. A. Niemeyer, are deserving of great credit. Messrs. Blew ett and Sheridan were particularly active and made roveral visits at their own ex pense to Sioux Falls and St. Paul. It was a well directed still hunt, and the gentlemen who were in charge have ex hibited a capacity for handling such mat ters that the people should remetnber when next they want men to undertake anything where discretion and diplomacy will have any influence on the result. The Good Time Coming. Enquiry among James town business men reveals the fact that the city is about to enter upon a now era of prosperity. This is none the less real, because it is quiet and mostly beneath the surface. There has been no effort to create a newspaper boom, such as certain cities in South Da kota are now indulging in, but citizens are quietly sawing wood and in time will get there just the same. Considerable real estate lias changed hands here during the last few weeks, ana holders are gradually stiffening in prices. If the whole facts were known it would perhaps be found that the trans actions in Jamestown have been as large ss in those other cities which have sent out great newspaper reports of sales. One of the most encouraging signs in the present situation at Jamestown is the extent to which present residents are increasing their holdings. When people on TOO spot begin to buy extra lots, and when farmers are investing neighbor ing quarter sections, it is a pretty sure indication of an approaching period of prosperity. IT COST To MUCH. The sad Experience Which Bel'ell One of the Astors. In the early days of the direct tea trade with China, importers were anxious to secure the earliest cargoes of anew crop. The fastest clipper ships were engaged in the trade. Great haste in loading them was followed by a hot race to reach New York first. The first cargo brought the best price and large profits. The successful Cap tain was always rewarded, so every known aid to navigation was adopted. The young captain of one of Mr. Astor's clippers bought, on one of his trips, a new chronometer, and with its aid made a quick passage, and arrived first. He put the price of it into the expense account of the trip, but Mr. Astor threw it out, insisting that such an item of ex pense for new fangled notions could not be allowed. The Captain thereupon resigned and took service with a rival line. The next year he reached port long in advance of any competitor, to the] groat delight and profit of his employers, and the chagin of Mr. Astor. Not long after they chanced to meet, and Mr. Astor inquired: "By the way, Captain, how much did that chronometer cost you?" '•Six hundred dollars," then, with a quizzical glance, he asked: "And bow much has it cost you, Mr. Astor?" "Sixty thousand dollars." Men are often unfortunate in the re jection of what they call new fangled notions. There are sick men who refuse, even when their physicians tell them they cannot help them, to take Warner's Safe Core, because it is a "new fangled" pro prietary medicine. The result is they lose—life and health. Thousands of other men have been re stored to health by it, as the testimonials furnished to the public show. These testimonials can net be doubted. The proprietors have a standing offer of 95,000 to any one who will show that any testimonial published by them is not, so far as they know, entirely true. Dr. Andrew Wilson, Fellow of the Boyal Society, of Edinburgh, the editor of "Health," London, Eng., save, in his magazine, in answer to an inquiry, "Warner's Safe Cure is of a perfectly safe character, and perfectly reliable." The refusal of a manufacturing firm to pay for the patent of anew invention by one of their workmen, cost them their entire business. A new firm took ont the patent and were Boon enabled to make goods enough cheaper to drive the old firm out of business and many a physician is daily finding his patients, long-time chronic invalids, unaccount ably restored to health by the use of the new kidney specific. New fangled no tions are sometimes very valuable, and it costs too much to foolishly reject them. DISTRICT ATTORNEY FRYE. The County Fathers Accept Mr. Nickeus' Besignation and Appoint a Successor. The Premiums at the Grand Forks Fair Stutsman County Should Get Some. Tho Bursted Boom on the Coast Hundreds of Men Seeking Work at any Price. The Coast Boom Played Out. Tho following is an extract from a let ter written from Tacoina, W. T. to the Fargo Republican by J. M. Olmstead: I11 no way can Washington Territory compare with Dakota except as a tern porary "stumping ground" for real estate men, just now engaged as they are in l'orciug sales of laud at prices that in many sections not immediately in Taco ma will show on what a small basis all their boom about tho city of destiny of Washington Territory is founded. Thousands of men come here expect ing to iind work in some of the numerous or rather innumerable enterprises set on foot here on paper. They come here and the streets and city corners attest how easily they find employment: while outside tho extremely limited character of the farming operations preclude much chance for work on the ranches, the holdings being small and most of the work being performed by the owner and his family. have been unable to get employment except a day or two at a time, and not many of them, since I came here four months ago, and I can easily prove, if the question was raised, as to my being steady, industrious and temperate, so that it was for no want of energy or from irregularity in habits that my want of good luck can be explained, but from the fact that there are too many men here for the work to be done, and that the system of writing up the Sound country is one so devoid of real truth, so charact erized by high flown bosh descriptions, that large numbers are misled by the idea of its being a good place for work men to start in, and accordingly cbme here only to be disappointed. There is nothing to make Tacoma or Seattle any thing but small, prosperous seaports, always controlled more or less by San Francisco and I advise workingmes to get posted before they pull up stakes and leave Dakota or Minnesota to come here. A working man should not stand by and see his class imposed upon by mis representation and the publication of this is asked that it may warn working people to well post themselves before coming here. J. M. OLMSTSAD. THE NORTH DAKOTA FAIR. What the Board of Agriculture will do in the Matter of IVew Premi ums. Dakota settler: Tho board of agricul ture for North Dakota, encouraged by their success of last year in making tho fair at Grand Forks especially interest ing to farmers, are making renewed ef forts this season to make it of still greater interest and value to them. An increased appreciation by the legislature enables the board to make some special premiums to encourage the exhibits of agricultural products. A11 examination of the advanced sheets of the premium lists shows the following additions to last years offers: FABM HORSES. Double and sirgle mares and geldings ir heavy harness. Best pair of farm gehlings or wares. 1st prem. $20, id, $10 Best single gelding or mare, 10, 1 =51 li BismarC'tf,'North Dakotty® bar of the board from yoUx__ COUNTY COMMISSlOaN, [OFFICIAL.! 5 Fasting walking team, trial mile, 20, 10 HORSKS IX HARNESS. Best, pair road liorses 1st preni. §15, 2d, $10 coach 15, 10 single buggy horses. 10, 5 coupe horses .. 10, 5 family liorses 10, 5 For best draft stallion— (full blood or grade)... 50, 25 test to be action in harness, fast walking and pulling. Best herd beef cattle, 1st prem. SlOo, 2d $50, adl25 dairy cattle, 100, GO, 25 Best animal of the class prize winners, $10. Best premium animal of sweepstake prize win ners 1st pren. 925,2d $15 Best fat animal dressing the largest per cent beef, to be butchered on the grounds, 1st prem. $50, 2d $35, 3d $15 Best lot of live grass fed steers 75 50 25 Best collection grasses. M) 2." Best collection of wild flowers 15 10 Best display farm pro ducts, by any one county 100 r! 25 Bestdisplay livestock, by any one county... 100 50 '25 Best display of ensilage Best acre of corn, wheat, barley, oats or po tatoes *25 The American Agriculturist offers a premium of $500 for the best acre of the above, grown in the United States. Why cannot North Dakota get the money? The premiums to be given for garden and farm products are raised 100 per cent over lflht year, and in the sheep end swine departments increased 50 per cent. The women's department has been re-arrang ed so as to admit for competition all the latest styles of work. The board has seen lit to add an educational depart nt, in which $50 will be distributed to children of publie Bchools. Every teacher should get a premium list and begin the training of his scholars for some prize. This goes to indicate that the board is earnest in their endeavor to make the coming fair on the 17th of September at Orand Forks, more attractive, of mere value, and of more interest to the farm ers than even the one of -last year. The premium lists will be ready shortly, and anyone can have a oopy by sending his address to the secretary, Gerald Pierce, Proceedings of Board of Count^ missioners of Stutsman county, D* session at 10 a. m., April 26, 1889. Present—Full board, Commiti Hddy in the chair. 1 Minutes of last meeting read an\ proved. On motion tho following bills were lowed: Mullikin, services as petit ju ror $18 E S Miller, services as grand juror. 6 0(7. Theodore Gospodar, services as grand juror 2 00 O A Boynton, services as petit ju ror 4 00 Barrett, bailiff for April term of court 34 00 John V'ennum, bailiff for April term of court 12 00 Homey, services and mileage as surveyor 9 40 Kirk, Allen & Hathorn, supplies to court house 2 90 CE McElroy, salary for one month in register of deeds ollice CO 00 Alfred Steel, insurance on cot nty property 4 20 On motion the following bill was laid over: Geo W Ingraham, boarding J. Sul livan 1. $18 00 Petition of N Fanning and five oth ers with reference to licenses was on mo tion received and placed on file. Boaid adjourned until 2 p. m. Board met at 2 p. m. All members present. The resignation of Johnson Nickeus as district attorney of Stutsman county, D. T.,was on motion accepted and placed on tile. Commissioner Buchanan presented the name of E W Camp for district attor ney. Commissioner Woodbury presented the name of A Frye for district attor ney. Commissioner Eddy presented the name of S Glaspell for district attor ney. On motion the ayes and nays were called for as to E W Camp. Ayes— Buchanan. Nays— Woodbury and Eddy. Motion lost. Ayes ard nays were called for as to A Frye. Ayes—Woodbury, Buchanan and Ed dy.' Motion carried. On motion A Frye was appointed district attorney for the unexpired term, at a salary'of one thousand dollars per year. Bond of A Frye, as district attorney, with five sureties, was presented, and on motion was approved and ordered placed on file. Board adjourned to meet at 10 o'clock a. m., May 20,1889. Attest: WM. W. GHAYES, County Auditor. AL'tcr the Twint) Trust. MCCQICMICK HARVESTER MACHINE Co., CHICAGO, ILLINOIS, F. W. SHEFFIELD, General Agent, Fargo, D. T. FARGO, Dak., April 2G, 1889. Messrs. Kirk, Allen & Hathorn, James town, North Dakota. GENTLEMEN:-—In accordance with the desire of farmers tc be independent of any combination or trust that may be able to manipulate the market and con trol the price of fibers from which bind ing twine is made, the McCormick com pany has patented a device which enables them to use wire on their twine binders this year, and havs demonstrated that it is a complete success—doing its work with the absolute certainty for which their famous wire binders were celebrat ed. The necessary change for the use of either twine or wire is very simple, the same twister being used on the wire at tachment as that on the ol^wire binder and two spools are used thesame as be fore. The immense advantage to farmers which this device affords is obvious, he may, with no trouble to himself, use either twine or wire and so make a corner on either material absolutely impossible. A farmer who buys a new MoCormick binder is master of the situation and may take advantage of the opportunities offered by a healthy market open to the competition of the world. The price of the wire attachment is fifteen dollars cash, thus placing them within reach of all. We do not consign them but furnish them to agents for cash settlement only. They are covered by the same warranty as the twine binders, having been thoroughly tested. Wire will be furnish ed to agents and may be retailed at eleven cents, leaving a fair profit. It is not expected that very many of these attachments will be sold this year. We do not, at the present price of twine, think it necessary to urge the sale of them. But we do see a great advantage to the agent in having a machine, made to receive such a device, and shall be greatly surprised if the farmers do not at once see that it is directly in their inter est to buy the machine that makes then independent of, rather than subject to, the demands and extortions of any trast or combine. The attachments are so simple it is expected the farmers who bny them will be able to put them on their machines without incurring the expense of sending an expert for that purpose. I hope you will be alive to this as to all other efforts of the company for yoar interest as well as to their own. 1 Yours very truly, F. W. SHEFFIELD, General Agent. William Roberts, M. D. F. R. C. P., "Pregnancy is a fruitful cause of Bright 'a disease. The relative proportton of ca ses between the ages of 20 and 45, are 80 women to every 100 men, while after this period the mortality falls to G9 women to every 100 men." Women during pregnancy are especially liable to con tract kidaey disease, which if neglected will terminate in Bnght's Disease. Keep the kidneys active, and maintain a heal thy flow of urine by the frequent use of Warner's Safe Cure during the period of pregnancy. It will keep the kidneys healthy and active. Col. O. R. Cook one of the owners ot the town site ot Dawson died at Engl wood, 111., April 15th.