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I. t. *'T ife ••t& I wM'k. $v ISv: •r, WORLD'S FAIR NOTATIONS. A Few Facts in Helereiu'C There to ol* Interest in These Parts. The Latest Newspaper Huinors ofItuilroart Building' in North lakotu. The Pembina Comity People Give Bishop Shunley a Biy deception. "World's Fair Notes. It is reported that General Harrison Allen is a candidate for director general of the world's fair commission. Whether this be true or not the general is an at tendant on the meetings of the commis sion and has many acquaintances with the public men who are at present IU Chicago. A North Dakota visitor re ports that several things of interest to the state are taking place during the present meeting of the commission. Messrs. Ryan and Rucker, the commis sioners, are getting a wide acquaintance and putting in all the time possible in the interests of the state, which everyone says needs a first-class display and sys tematic advertising at the fair, if any part of this country does. Prepa rations are being made for every state and locality with some advantage to press on the attention of capitalist or public to be represented in the best pos sible manner in Chicago. Alternate Stanley, of Steele, is also attending the commission meetings. The patron age of the world's fair is going to be very great. It is said ir, will be next to that of the president for the next three years. Politics will largely enter into the management. In fact, it will be almost impossible to keep the commission from working the opportunities presented. The election in lSU'i will be kept in view in the under-current that will move things at the fair. The executive com mittee of twenty-six, thirteen democrats and thirteen republicans, will be required to be present at the exposition most, if not all, of the time for the next three years. They will get 80.00 a day for their services. The president of the national commission receives 812,000, the secretary 610.000, and the director general 815.000 a year. The tight for this latter otlice is a brisk one.lt is understood that the Xort Dako ta commissioners favor George R. Davis of Chicago, who is one of the two candi dates row in the field, while the eastern influences demand au eastern man and are working for General Hastings. The selection of this important official will be made soon. RAILROAD RUMORS. "What the Exchanges Say of the Pro posed Soo and Northern Pacific Ex tensions. Edgeley Mail: The wildest rumors are current regarding the Soo road. Aberdeen and Bismarck papers have it that their connecting line is to be built. Jamestown papers have it that the road will build northwest from Hankinson through their town, and Valley City puts in a similar claim, while another rumor has it that the rails from Hankinson west will be taken up. The report given out some time since by The Mail that construction west was soon to begin was according to the company's plans at that time. Since then the failure of crops and the inability of contractors to lay down iron at tin timeagreed upon, caused a change of plans, and future action is not yet developed. We have seen a letter from the company stating that a survey had been made to within one mile of Edgeley, and that it was possible Edge ly migut be made the terminus tempor arilv, as the line now ends on the prairie in Dickey county. Everything is a mat ter of conjecture, however, for the present. The X. P. Pierre Extension. Oakes Republican: There is now every indication that the new road from Oakes to Pierre will be graded and ironed be fore winter sets in. The grading will be commenced on the southern end of the line and the ironing will begin at Oakes. Supt. McCabe is telegraphing all over the country to get men to commence grading, and ttie chief engineer was in Oakes the first of the week. Aberdeen News: General Manager Ward, of the Aberdeen and Pierre in form the News that contracts have been let for nearly twenty miles of grai'e at various points between this city and the Faulk county line. In a number of in stances dirt will fly just as soon as the outfits can be got on the grounds. These contracts, he says, cover the worst part of the grade between Aberdeen and Faulkton. Applications for work are be ing steadily made and the whole distance will doubtless be under contract in a short time. A half dozen cars of graders with horses and outfits arrived last night from the south. They will go to work on the new line without great delay. Matters are surely beginning to move. Bishop Ohanlejr at Pembina. Pembina County Democrat: Right Rev. Bishop Shanley honored our city with a visit on Monday. In the evening our people tendered him an informal re ception at the city hall. The hall was crowded and at 8 p. m., the chairman, Prof. P. P. Kennedy, in a few well chosen words called the gathering to order and Attorney T. W. Gaffney in a speech of fifteen minutes welcomed the bishop to our city. Bishop Shanley then took the platform and for a half hour spoke to the people in a happy vein. He has a rich, full voice that penetrated every crevice of the building, and his remarks were common sense, logical, pointed and elo quent. His remark that ho would be re membered simply ns the Bishop of North Dakota, and that the individual would be lost theoffieial was not true. No one who beard bim can fail to appreciate the man and feel that the man honors the iT»y*"ii position as much as the position does the uian. The general feeling when the rev erend gentleman left the rostrum was that should he be spared to retain the bishopric of North Dakota in years to come that he would be to our state what Bishop Ireland has been to Minnesota— a leader iu every good cause. Never fol lowing old errors but ever leading iu new thoughts that were for the benefit of mankind. On Tuesday morning the bishop held confirmation services in the church at ton o'clock, when he confeired this rite on about forty candidates. At two o'clock he took carriages for Neehe in company with the priests in attend ance. SC1SSOUS ASM PASTE. Items ol'Scmi-Local Interest Found mthe Exchanges. Emmons County Record: Probably very few people in this county know that hazelnuts grow wild here yet such is the fact. The writer confesses that until last year he didn't know it. We asked an old-timer from the southern part of the county, the other day, whether liazle nuts grow in the lulls along the river be low Winona, and he said: "No, hazle nuts do not grow in the Dakotas. At least, I have never seen them along the river. I have been all through the Black Hills, too, and I never saw them there." They grow in the hills around Glencoe, however, and the boys of that neighborhood have gathered several bushels this year. Hilsboro Press: Count von Schim melman, a representative of the German government passed through this city on Tuesday on his way to the Pacific coast. The count has a peculiar mission. It seems that a lot of immigration agents have been scouring Germany in the in terest of the great Garden of Eden Da kota, and that the stories told about this country were such that the people would hardly believe them so they sent an en voy to investigate. Mandan Pioneer: This morning a l'irge buzzard flew into town and lit on the roof of Chritensen's barber shop. He sat there apparently oblivious to all that was going on just below him, and before he knew it a gun had been produced and he was turned into game. The buzzard was not killed, however, but only wound ed and taken alive. Fay Lockwood, who happened that way, took the prisoner and will convert him into as much cash as possible. Turtle Mts. Star: Fully 400 teams passed through Rolla during the past six weeks for tUe Red River valley. Most of them are accompanied by two or more men and they are from western Rolette and Bottineau county, where crops have been a failure. From inquiry with quite a number of them we learn that they ex pect to find work in the valley until it freezes up, when they will return to their farms determined to try it again next season. Paris River Witness: Minto village council appointed a day for hearing com plaints of violation of the prohibition law, but no one appeared to give testi mony. The Journal says a tremendous business is being done by the drugstores —each of them taking two hundred affi davits during the month—ar.d that the druggists are evading the law. Tbe 1'iryt Corniiopjier Laughed At. In the winter of 1837 Mr. Francis P. Knowlton, of Hopkinton, N. H., pur chased of Mr. Amos Kelley a sheet of wire netting from his manufactory on the main road, and constructed the first cornpopper ever made. The various parts were cut the required shape and then sewed together with wire. Mr. Knowlton then made some for Judge Harvey and .Judge Chase, which they sent to various parts of the United States as curiosities. Thinking that he could see a field of usefulness for the newly conceived article. Mr. Knowlton tnade several and too! them to Concord to a hardware store, hoping to introduce be fore the public a useful utensil and to receive a reasonable remuneration. His production was scorned and ridi culed by the proprietors, and they re fused to have anything to do with it. Unwilling to be thwarted in what looked to him to be a reasonable and sensible project, he proposed leaving them to be 6oldon commission, and was told that he could leave one or two if he would pay storage on them. From necessity he took them back to Hopkinton. The first one he made was laid away for a curios ity. It has since been given to the An tiquarian society, and now finds a home in that valuable collection. Soon after Mr. Knowlton's defeat Mr. Amos Kelley began pressing thetn into the required shape, and by slow degrees they found favor before the public. Today no New England homestead is without one. No patent has ever been applied for so far as is known.—Concord (N. II.) People and Patriot. Kansa* Wait Originally Kansas. In 1722-23 the commander of the ter ritory in which was included what is now Kansas, claimed by France, erected a fort near the mouth of Osage in the hope of preventing any further incur sions by the Spaniards into the region beyond the Missouri. It was called Fort Orleans, and was built after the an nihilation of a colony of Spaniards from Santa Fe (by the Kansas Indians), who had attempted a settlement in some por tion of what is now the state of Missouri, near the mouth of the Osage, probably. Of the 300 that left Santa Fe with hope ful hearts not one was left to tell the story of the massacre. The territory now called Kansas, or at least that portion of it that borders on Kaw. was occupied by the Kauzas In dians, and "Kansas" is a corruption of that primitive name, happily, too, for the original is harsh and lacks the eu phony of the modern form. It is alleged that the name was diverted from the original through the mistake of a proof reader, who. revising the very early work of some missionary, mistook the "u" for an inverted "n." and so "cor rected" it, and to that blunder we are indebted for the name of Kansas. The Kansas Indians are called the Kaws, a diminutive of Kansas or Kauzas. I have seen the word spelled in old books Kanza and Kausa, but the is probably the correct letter.—Kansas City Star IT WAS A FOUNTAIN PEN. Me Tried to Explain now It Worked, but l''nlleri Igiioiuinlously. He was a prominent lawyer of Topeka. Briefs with him were as thick as the sunflowers that fringe the low bottoms of the silent Kaw iu August. Always dressed in the most spotless of fashionably cut garments, he was the envy of struggling barristers and the cynosure of the ladies who promenaded the aristocratic avenues of Kansas' fair capital. It was a terribly melting day in the scorching month of June, when, with a cool array of immaculate linen and sug gestively airy, As he spoke he attempted to unscrew the little cap, upon which a jet of the deceitful fluid, as fine as the spray from a lady's rubber bulbed perfume bottle, spurted out and struck him fairly be tween the eyes and slowly trickled down his face. "I guess that 1 have unscrewed the wrong end. Wait until I try the other." Then, without replacing the cap he had withdrawn, he slowly took off the other, which, permitting more air in, out the treacherous ink Hew in a stream as thick as a lead pcncil, completely covering his face, vest and permeating his hair, fall ing down on his trousers, until his whole suit resembled the map of a swamp. With evident disgust depicted oil every lineament, he slowly ejaculated: "Per haps if I had been educated in a poly technic school I would understand the mechanism of the darned thing better. Have you a lavatory here that I may try and repair damages?" Whereupon he went out, a discomfited man!—Kansas (ity Star. Exposure of One's Weaknesses. A special weakness of a man is ex posed by his indiscriminately accusing others of t)ie same defect. When a per son, in criticising the character or dis position cf others, applies with a certain bJind persistency one or two common faults to them all, now perchance hitting the lhark and now flying far wide of it, we may be sure that these very faults are possessed by the critic in a marked degree, though they are often in a meas ure concealed by the complications of his own character. They seem to stand before his mind's eye as glasses of various colors, giving corresponding hues to whatever is viewed through them, as he who looks at the sky through a colored window will see it red, yellow, green or other wise, as the case may be. One who de sires to rid himself of faults will do well to scrutinize himself in this respect, and if he finds a tendency to harp on some particular weakness of human nature he may feel assured that there he can apply the pruning knife.—New York Ledger. Bombay Oysters. The very newest thing about town is the "Bombay oyster." The "Bombay oyster" isn't an oyster at all, of course, but this is the name that has been bestowed on it. It is a composition sufficiently simple and common to please the lean and lard ed purse alike. It is nothing more than an egg dropped unbroken into a tumbler, and deluged with vinegar, and sprinkled with pepper and 6alt. It is consumed always before break fast, and by a great many sporting men in the city. One of its effects is to counteract the evil tendencies of over eating. Some stout men like a "Bombay oyster" in the morning, and eat nothing again until noon. For a bilious stomach it is the finest kind of a remedy.—Boston Globe. Protector Against Nicotine. An electrical engineer of Carphin Springs claims the invention of a mouth piece for pipes that will prevent any connection of the nicotine deposited in smoking with the tongue. He makes "a hollow ball, with a short tubular or slotted stem attached to it, which is in serted into the usual orifice in the mouth piece of the pipe, or cigar or cigarette holder, so that the smoke shall pass out through the tube or slotted stem and upper slotted part of the ball, and the tongue shall rub against the ball in the mouth of the orifice, and thus avoid or prevent the saliva of the mouth from go ing or working back in the mouthpiece." —New York Telegram. Th« Height of Our Ancestor!. Although it is needless to tell readers that all speculations upon this matter are without foundation, it is curious to find in a work published in 1718 by a member of the French Academy of Sci ences tbe following statements. Ac cording to this author, Adam was 123 feet 9 inches in height, while Eve's stat ure is asserted to have been 118 feet 9 inches and 9 lines. Noah.pve are told, attained a height of only 27 feet Abra ham wua barely 20 feet in stature, while Moses alleged to have measured only 13 feet in height.—J. N. Hallock in Christian at Work. HI* Latest Title. Wee Wife—Love you? Of course I do. Vou dear, blessed old peach crop. Big Husband (loving but luckless)— Great Scott 1 Why this new title? W. W.—Because you are such a per petual failure.—Pittsburg Bulletin. T^v^r-tr .? "i" now white duck, ho en tered the stall- ii1 where the ever faithful custoui.i uJ' the precious vol umes of legal lore was pouring over liis desk busily engaged in answering ti mass of correspondence ever accumulating, the burden of his daily life of routine. "Why don't you buy a fountain pen?" he asked, in an enthusiastic tone, as he pulled one of these little instruments out of his vest pocket. "You can't imagine what a vast amount of time one can save. I purchased one this morning, and if I could not procure another I would not take $1,000 for it. "Why, don't you know that a man's arm travels, in dipping his pen in the ink alone, more than half a dozen miles in an ordinary day of hard writing? Just think what a waste of muscular energyl Let me show you how easily the thing works." Drain Workers and Beat. Some brain workers toil on year after year, contenting themselves with the re laxation of a day or two now and then. They have no real vacations, and the briof intervals that they are away from their duties do them but little good, not being long enough for them to forget their work and vexations and get out of the groove they have been running in. There comes at last to these men a time when memory weakens, when it is hard for them to fix the mind upon one sub ject, and their work seems to grow more and more irksome, and in conversation there is a slight tendency to incoherence. It is rather difficult for them at times to express themselves clearly: the suitable words do not come to them as readily as they once did. When conversing they start in well, but after a short time their ideas are somewhat confused, and they are obliged to make considerable effort to keep their attention fixed upon the subject they are discussing. In writing there is a hesi tancy, especially on long words or sen tences. They are obliged to stop and think, seeming to drop the thread that they have been holding. These are signs of mental failure, which must not be disregarded, In this condition of brain exhaustion, not only are the reasoning faculties sluggish, but unusual effort is required from the weakened will to keep the attention fixed. Good mental work is then accomplished only at the expense of the brain, which is still further weak ened by every intense effort. The time has now come when mental rest is imperative, and it should be as complete as possible. A long vacation should be taken: short rests are not likely to do any good. A sea voyage promises the greatest good to the weakening brain worker. On shipboard he seems to drop almost entirely out of his old life. His vacation should not be of less than a month's duration, and it ought to run on for several months. Failing to take the needed rest, insanity is very likely to be the penalty.—Boston Herald. Tlic Toail and the Duke of Wellington. Short Cuts has unearthed a peculiarly delightful letter of the Duke of Welling ton's, which runs as follows: "Strath fieldsaye, July 27, 1837.—Field Marshal the Duke of Wellington is happy to in form William Harries that his toad is alive and well." During one of his country walks the duke found a little boy lying on the ground bending his head over a tame toad and crying as if his heart would break. On being asked what was the matter the child explained that he was crying "for his poor toad." He brought it something to eat every morning, but he was now to be sent away to school a long distance off, and he was afraid that nobody else would give it anything to eat and that it would die. The duke, however, consoled him by saying that he would himself see the toad well fed, and by further promising to let the boy hear as to its welfare. Dur ing the time the boy was away at school he received no less than five autograph letters similar to that given above, and when he returned for the Christmas holidays the toad was still alive to glad den his heart. The story is even more delightful than that of the duke's indig nation when he found that a party of children at Strathfieldsaye—among whom, we believe, was the present prime minister—were having their tea without jam. The incident roused him to immediate action, and he at once rang the bell and issued a general order that "children's tea" was never to be served in his house with such "maimed rights."—Spectator. A Shoo Blacking Syndicate. The syndicate shoe blacking on the Pennsylvania ferryboats is not a success. The company receives $2,000 for the privilege from the padrone who employs the boys who nominally polish passen gers' boots. The padrone is a regular slave driver, and the boys in order to satisfy his demands try to polish three pairs of boots on one passage. They are not able, in the time occupied by the ferryboat in crossing, to give more than a few daubs of blacking and a hurried brushing, and by the time the passenger gets to Broadway his boots are dull and dirty. The boys are also very persistent, fill ing the cabins with their calls until they ha'-e become a regular nuisance. It was a sorry day for the railroad's reputation when it sold this privilege to the Ital ians. Meanwhile the padrone is clear ing about $3 a day out of every boy. He gives them $4 a week and keeps two on each boat. It is estimated that the pad rone makes $10,000 per annum on the Pennsylvania boats alone, besides large sums on the Staten Islan^ boats and the other North river ferryboats.—New York tior. Philadelphia Bulletin. Injurious Effects of Odors. You can kill a man quicker by an evil smell than any other way in the world if you know how to go about it, and all evil smells are in greater or less degree poisonous and reduce vitality where they do not destroy outright. The London Lancet gave the case of a gentleman in a railway car detained ulongside cars of hogs in an offensive condition about fifteen minutes. He was taken ill with symptoms of prostra tion, though previously in health, and died shortly after, poisoned by the intol erable odor.—Shirley Dare. WgEgPH SURE Jj/fc CURE. A CLEAN AND PERFECT CURE OF HURTS AND BRUISKS. A Doctor Saw It. Lawrence, Kansas. AUK. 9,1888. George Patterson fell from a 3d-story window, striking a fence. I found him using St. Jaoobs Oil freely all over bis hurts. I saw him next morning at work all the blue apots bad gona, leaving neither pain, scar nor swelling. C. K. NEUMANN, M. D. AT PnrcwsTs AND DKAT.EHH INK CHARLES A. V0QELCR CO.. lattimora. •«. Amei'iciiii OiliceuIn CoiiiicctionriWiUi LliOYDS, BANKKliS Jamestown. North Dakota. Correspondence. B&echamj WORTH A GUINEA A BOX.-W For BILIOUS & NERVOUS DISORDERS Such as Wind and Pain in tho Stomach, Fullness and Swelling after Meals, Dizziness, and Drowsiness, Cold Chills,Flushings of Heat, Loss of Appetite, Shortness of Breath, Costiveness, Scurvy, Blotches on the Skin, Disturbed Sleep, Frightful Dreams, and all Nervous and Trembling Sensations, Ac, THE FIRST DOSE WILL C!VE RELIEF IN TWENTY MINUTES. BEECH AM'8 PILLS TAKEN AS DIRECTED RESTORE FEMALES TO COMPLETE HEALTH. F?r Sick Headache, Weak Stomach, Impaired Dr 'ion, Constipation, Disordered Liver, etc., tliej*/1C MAGIC, Strengthening tlio nr.twulnr System, maturing long.lost Com v. plexlon, in'iinjlhu buck tlio keen edge of appetite, nnd arousing Willi tho ROSEBUD OF HEALTH llio 'tihoie physical energy of tlio liurtmn fr.imo. Olio of the best Kuumiitoos to tl, Nervous and Debilitated is tluit BEECHAWS PILLS HAVE THE LARGEST SALE OF ANY PROLETARY MEDICINE IN THE WORLD. I'lriiurrit only by TIIOS. It I'.I'CIS A 1. St. Ilolcim. rmicMohlre. F.nirlittul. I Sold bit nrittwht* generally. Q. F. ALLEN CO.. 365 and 367 Canal St., New York, Soln Accnts for tho United Stutos. irim (if ij-nr ijrujrk'lM does not kuep tliein) WILL MAIL S BEEUHAM'S PILI.S on ILKOEIPT of PHICK,2acts. A HOX. (MENTION THIS PAPER.) •THE- ALLIANCE MORTGAGE AND INVESTMENT COJIMITED, OF MANCHESTER. ENGLAND. CAPITAL, $5,000,000. Negotiators of First Mortgage Real Estate Loans, Purchasers of State, County and Municipal Securities, First Mortyag'C Farm Loaus a SpeeiaUv. GULL RIVER LUMBER CO., MANUFACTURERS AND DEALFRS IN Lath, Lumber, Shingles, Doors, COAL, WOOD, LIME, BRICK, ETC. Mills at Gull River, Minnesota. Office and Yard—North Siie, near the N P. Elevator Co. D. McK. LLOYD WM. 31. LLOYI LLOYDS, BANKERS, JAMESTOWN, N. D. DO A GENERAL BANKING BUSINESS. Buy and Sell Foreign and Domestic Exchange. Accounts of Individuals, Banks and Corpora tions received on favorable terms. Special Attention paid to Collections and Bank JAMESTOWN RUSSELL, MILLER MILLING COMPANY, Proprietors Manufacturers of FLOUR AND FEED. THE OELEBRAl ED BRANDS: Belle if Jamestown. 'T Patent. Golden Northwest LAW. FINAL PROOFS. LOANS. 'COLLECTIONS Real Estate. Insurance. House Renting, Steamboat Tickets, Farms Managed, Taxes paid for non-residents BAILBOAD TIME TABliE. DLI.UTH ST. I'AUL & MINNEAPOLIS EX FBKaa— leaves Jamestown at 3:45 p. m.,Aailv. except Sunday. JAMESTOWN Established 1879 ALLEN & TRIMBLE. NORTHERN PACIFIC—Wert Bound. PACIFIC MAIL—Arrives at Jamestown at :30 a. m. departs at :3S a. m., dally. PACIFIC LIMITRD—Arrives it .liunextown at 8:05 p. til. departs at 8:10 p. in., dally. DAKOTA KXPBKSH—Arrives at James town at 12:15 p. in., dally, except Sunday. Kant IIOUIMI. ATLANTIC MAIL—Arrives at Jamestown at 5:» a. m. departs at 5:30 a. in., dally. ATLANTIC I.IMITF.O—Arrives at Jamestown at 11:8sp. in. departs at 11:10 p, in. daily. NORTHERN North Hound. Leaves Jamestown (or all points north dally icept Sundiuf at 7:00 a. in Arrives from (lie north at 3:35 p. in. WM. M. LLOYD, Gen'l Manager. HARVEST HANDS Can be Boarded Cheaper by buying JAMES RIVER VALLEY R. R.—South Hound. OAKES EXPRESS—Leaves Jamestown 5:45 a. m. arrives at LaMoure 7:50 a. m.. Valley Junc tion 8:(t4a.m., and Oakes at 8:40 a.m.. where a connection is made with the Northwestern. ACCOMMODATION—Leaves Jamestown Mon days, Wednesdays and Fridays at 11:15 a. in., arrives at LaMoure 2:60 p. m.t and Oakes ai 6:00 p. in. North Bound. JAMESTOWN EXPHKSS—Ieaves Oakes at ft: p. m., LaMoure 9:20 p. m. arrives at Jamestow at li :S5 p. m. ACCOMMODATION—Leaves Oakes Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdaysat »:loa. m. LaMoure 11:00 a. m. arriving at Jamestown at :20 o. in. The authenticated issue of the session laws of tbe last legislature, bound in both full and half calf, for Bale atj this office. m-' L. "V E A S AT G. C. THOMAS & SON'S I •W1 'y&W.