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CELEBRATING NEW YEAR.
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rating: Pastimes for 181)2.
A Brilliant Ball.
Regular January Term of the
District Court Opened
Monday.
A Great Many Tax Cases to
be Disposed of.—An Ad­
journment.
The Mew Year's Ball.
The Athletic and Social club gave a
ball Friday night which exceeded any
event of tbia kind held under the auspices
of the club. The opera bull WBK crowded
from nine o'clock until several hours past
midnight, with merry dancers. The
costumes of many of the ladies were ex­
ceedingly handsome, and a number were
prepared expressly for this occasion.
Natural flowers were worn by many
ladies, ana the gentlemen generally ap­
peared in full dress. Everyone enjoyed
the delightful dance music of Rupert's
orchestra, and although the program
eonsisted of twenty dance*, there were
interspersed so many "extras" tbt»t nenr
ly double that number were given, before
the strains of the last good mubt waltz
had died away.
A reception committee -consisting of
P. Wells, J. M. Lloyd, O. H. Holt am
H. S. Helm, had tbeir efforts taxed
the utmost in the introduction of the nu
merous visitors from abroad, and car
of the invited guests. The floor com
mittee comprised Messrs. W. H. Cogges
hall, Pierce Blewett and Clate 0. Smith
•nd much of the pleasure of the dancer
was due to their promptness and court­
esy. An excellent lunch was served ni
the hall. Many spectators from the city
were present during the earlier hours of
the evening.
Among those attending from adistance
were: Misses Sue M. Whitson, Nellie
McDonald, Maud Ridgeway, Mrs. Dr.
Benson, Hon. Frank White, Messrs, Nel­
son Black, George Beacham and J. Park
house, of Valley City R. Clendenning,
Dazey Miss Mulvehill of Pittsburg, Pa.
Miss Kate Needham, Sykeston Mrs. Lon
Rupert. Fargo the Misses Rose of Fargo,
•rd Mr. Rose, relatives of .1 udge Rose
Mr. and Mrs. Owen, Steele Deputy State
Auditor Curry, Mr. Clarence Price and
S. M. Pye, Bismarck D. J. Sullivan,
Minneapolis Frank Jandell, Mapleton.
The delay in the arrival of the train from
the north prevented the attendance of a
number from points along that line.
DISTRICT COURT.
Many Farmers Assembled In Answer
to Lecal Summons.
The regular January term of the dis­
trict court opened Tuesday, with Judge
presiding. There a large number
of oases on the calendar, among them
being 226 personal tax cases. The court
will dispose of these by ordering judg­
ments entered up against all parties who
have not settled with Treasurer Flint.
About half of the number have already
paid, and many are making efforts to do
so before judgment is entered.
It is understood that after the tax
cases are disposed of court will adjourn
until the 16th of February for the reason
that nearly all the attorneys will be
absent, and no pressing matter needs at­
tention at tbis time. Attorneys Glas
pell and Watson are called to St. Louis
on important business before the United
States court, and Attorney Cemp will
be away all of the week. No juries have
been summoned and will not be until
court meets again. Many of theothtr
oases on the calendar are old matters
,,-ud when court reconvenes it is expected
ohat a final settlement of most of those
sases will be had.
Court opened Tuesday without the usual
jury and with few persons in attendance
Judge Rose presiding, with Clerk of
Court Branch at his desk. District At
iey Conklin called up three crimmul
j«. ftone of the defendants appeared.
Ifbe bail of Purchase, in the amount of
$300, was declared forfeited the case
against William Cowan passed, as it was
learned that the defendant was on a sick
hfld, unable to appear, and the case
against Ole Boe, the lad charged with
urglary also was passed. The disposi
ion of the delinquent personal tax cases
Igied most of the day.
Tbe cdurt room presented an interest­
ing but rtgretable scene Tuesday. There
•ere maiiy farmers present to answer to
citations which had been seived on
em to appear and show cause why the
jlinqueut personal prop«rty.tax had not
en paid. \A number of the cases were
s«d until \the court reassembles in
isry, on promise of payment before
fy time a good many had paid sinoe
je was made, while several were
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nuiiwpHiiaw
passed because they swore to having
notbiug at present with which to satisfy
the assessment. From figures obtained
from Clerk of Court Branch, it Beems
there were 48.1 delinquent personal tax
payers. Since harvest all have pad but
226, upon which number serrice was had.
Of this latter number about 75 have
paid, 25 or 30 passed at tbis term, and
judgment given against tho remainder
Judge Rose expressed sympathy for all
who had no defense, but stated that
tbe law left- nothing for him to do
but enter judgment. The revenue law is
very severe, and judgments take prece­
dence over every kind of debt but a prior
mortgagb and on distraint the sheriff
can take everything a man has. It is as
rigorous as the prohibition law. Many
of the delinquents were unable to thresh
their grain, and for Ibis reason unable to
pay. The costs are in some cases more
than the tax. The sheriff is allowed 85
cents for each service, and mile­
age. The clerk's fee iB $100 for
each judgment entered, and $2 for
each one dismissed. Most of the amounts
are small, probably the majority under
$15.00. There were few complaints made
on the course of the law, but the frank
and manly way some of tbe farmers ex­
plained the cause of their delinquency
and their willingness to pHy
was rather affecting. All were
hopeful- for the future and
many expressed a trust that in the
future the rate of taxation on the farmer
might be reduced. It is doubtful if
many understood why the rate of tax­
ation was so high in this state, and also
if they realized that they were hardly
getting their money's worth in return.
Stutsman is not tbe only county by any
means that has delinquent personal
taxes. In Barnes county the nuuio
was nearly twice as great as here.
Installation Services.
Tbe installation services of the new
officers of Jamestown lodge Knights of
Honor occurred Monday night at the J.
O. O. F. hall. The installation was
public for the members of the lodge,
their families and a few invited friends.
A large number of guests from Valley
City and Tower City were present. Tbe
installation ceremonies were condncted
by John F. Vennum, after which a lunch
was served and remarks made by a num­
ber of the members of the order. The
occasion was a very pleasant one and
greatly enjoyed by all present.
C. L. Wylie and wife, I. W. Thomson
and wife, George Thomson, Miss Thom­
son, G. B. Vallandingham and wife, H.
Anderson, Wm. E. Wylie, M. A. Smith,
Ole Ojlesbee, A. H. Rut-sell, A. Milbon,
M. K.
Stromme, C. J. Lee, Eld win Eliason,
Peter Hansen, L. J. Lauretzen, H. J.
Pedersen, F. H. Walker, H. Berkey, Otto
Peterson, C. Nelson and Dina Nelson, of
Valley City Geo. W. Marsh, C. £. Frost
and H.W.Kiff, of Tower City, constituted
a delegation who were in attendance.
A Runaway 12.Year Old.
James Campbell living in the Beaver
precinct reports that about two months
ago a 12 year old boy named Harry Ste­
phens, whose parents are well to do peo­
ple, residing in Helena, Montana, came
into Jamestown on a freight train with­
out a ticket, in company with a number
of threshers. He drifted out into the
country with the men and remained some
days at James Alexander's, in the Beaver
district. Tbe lad proved an engaging
little fellow and was taken by Will Saye
into the hills where he helped herd a
band of 600 sheep for several weeks. Af­
ter learning who the boy's parentB were,
which information he studiously con­
cealed, a telegram was sent them by
Jerome Sabin, at whose place the boy is
now stopping, and an immediate reply
was sent by tbe parents, who were doubt­
less relieved to learn of the whereabouts
of their son. His grandmother in Indi­
ana sent him money, and his parents are
urging him to return home of his own
accord, which he has agreed to do. He
ran away because of dislike to an aunt, it
is said. He has been well treated by Mr
and Mrs. Sabin and is not particularly
anxious to leave them.
made 8 Cents More.
One of the earliest of the farmer-set­
tlers in this county is Thomas Ballinger,
who came to Stutsman some
13 years ago,
from Australia. He took a claim about
•1 miles west of Jamestown, where he has
resided with his family ever since, and
during good and bad years has kept
things going and out of debt. This year
be raised a fine crop of wheat, and ship­
ped it to Dulnth, where he got No. 1
hard grade and sold it for 89 oents. He
made 8 cents a bushel by doing so—over
what he would have received had he sold
it here.
Married.
A quiet New Year's wedding occurred
yesterday at the Congregational parson­
age, the participants being Mr. Johc
RiJen and Miss Lillie Fair, both of
Pingree. Rev. J. D. Whitolaw officiated.
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FIFTY YEARS TOGETHER.
Golden Wedding of a Stutsman
County Farmer.—A Novelty
in North Dakota.
Something About a Simple Re­
lief for Colds in the Head
and Gripp.
Items of Interest to the llail
road People.—Early Days
Recalled.
A Golden Wedding.
Editor Alert: Tbe celebration of a
golden wedding by two residents of
North Dakota, is so unusual an event in
a state so young that it ought not t°
pass without some notice of it by a
journal whose office it is to chronicle
events of the inhabitants of the locality
in which it is published. On Saturday
last, tbe 2nd inst., Mr. and Mrs. William
M. Bartholomew passed this golden mile
stone. They came to Stutsman county
from Wisconsin in 1883 and settled on
section fourteen, three miles northeast of
Pingree. Here Mr. Bartholomew entered
320 acres of land, and has lived there
since then with his most estimable wife,
who has walked hand in band with him
these fifty yeare. Their son William A.
and his family came with them and ac­
quired 320 acres on section ten in the
same township, while a son-in-law, Mr.
L. F. Wanner, with his wife and four
sons and two daughters, acquired tbe
remaining 320 acres in section fourteen
and here have they all lived in honor and
influence since then while another
daughter is living with her husband.
Oscar White, and little family near
Jamestown. The family and invited
guests, assembled at the home of Mr.
Wanner, where Mr. and Mrs. Bartholo­
mew are spending the winter. At noon
the brief ceremonies commemorative of
the occasion began by a well written
history, in pleasant verse, of the bridal
couple from the birth of each in Indiana
to their marriage Jan. 2, 1842. and then
recounted the events in their natural
order to this the fiftieth anuiversary.
Six children and eighteen grand child­
ren were severally and uiost pleasantly
named in this excellent poetic narrative.
The grandchildren, aided by several
of the guests, sang some well selected
pieces of saored music, followed by in­
strumental music in which the rare
ability, taste and culture of the grand­
children became apparent to all
present. Letters from friends
of earlier days conveying congratu­
lations and expressing good wishes,
and invoking blessings, were read
at the conclusion of which Rev. £.
Saunders led the company in thanksgiv
ing and prayer. Many very appropriate
and beautiful presents were received,
among them two handsome and easy
arm chairs, and as the bounteous dinner
was ready, the oldest grandson presented
tbe gift of the grandchildren, in a hand­
some and strong gold-headed cane, on
which the bonered host leaned as he
lead his beloved wife to the seats pre­
pared for them, emblematic of that
Btrong staff of the divine promises on
which for more than fifty years he has
leaned with perfect confidence in his pas­
sage to the seats that are prepared for
them "in the house not made with bands,
eternal in the heavens."
The evening was happily spent in con­
versation and pleasant intercourse, aided
by vocal and instrumental music. Ample
provision was made for the comfort of
those friends from a distance, and on
Sunday almost all, including the vener­
able host and bridegroom, attended
worship and Snnday school in the school
house at Pingree. Monday the visiting
friends and children took their departure
by rail, being brought on their their way
from tha several hospitable homes where
they had spent the happy hours since
Saturday.
There are many happy homes, and
many excellent neighborhoods in North
Dakota, of which these homes and Pin­
gree are types, and they promise most
well for the future influence and well
being of the state for where God and his
word are houored and loved, as they are
in these homes and neighborhood, bis
blessing is sure to follow. B. 8. R.
Relieving Colds and Catarrh.
As colds and catarrhs tre greatly
aggravated in this climate by the
sudden changes from heated rooms,
stores, and dwellings, to the open
air, tbe following information on
that subject, taken from the Orange
Judd Farmer, is worth considering and
the remedy alluded to is recommended
as it has-been tried repeatedly and found
effective:
The air passages to the lungs must ad­
mit large volumes of air, 15 to 20 times
every minute, to maintain good health
and vigor, and secure perfect aigeston
JAMESTO WN WEEKLY ALERT.
VOL XV JAMESTOWN. NORTH DAKOTA. THURSDAY JANUARY 7 1^2 NO 2H
and nutrition. This passage is longer
and more divided up through the nose,
than through the mouth, where it is sim­
ply a wide direct channel from tbe outer
air to tbe ever-open firm-walled wind­
pipe (trachea). The interior lungs, with
their many millions of air cells, are kept
at 98 degrees by tbe warm blood circu­
lating in tbeir tubular walls. How can
they keep in good condition, if a dozen
to.twenty times each minute they
are shocked by a draft of air coming in at
the chilling temperature of 32 degrees and
from that down to minus 10 or 20 degrees
Tbe lesBon to be learned from these facts
is. "keep your mouth shut" whenever
breathing in air that does not feel com­
fortable as it strikes the face. Breathe
in tbe air through the more intricate
nasal passages which will "take the chill
off" before it reaches the deep interior.
If such use of the nose, combined with a
low physical condition (the chief cause),
produces catarrh, mild or severe, don't
run after or send your name to tbe ad­
vertising catarrh "Specialists," or other
quacks, or bu£ unknown medicines be­
cause the sellers puff them never so
strongly. Several times a day, and es­
pecially when retiring at night and rising
in the morning, rinse out the nose clear
through with four to six doses of tepid
water, having just a little salt in it, say
half a teaspoonful to a pint of water.
Too much will injure the delicate smell
ing organs a little is
cleansing and antis­
eptic.
Railroad Racket.
Johnny Burns has resumed bis duties
as vardmaster after a month's vacation.
An item of interest to a few—very few:
Passes were not good tbis year after Jan.
1. No extensions for 15 days as usual.
Asst. Supt. Becker says that the storm
yesterday north was nearly a blizzard
and blew considerable snow on tbe J. &
N. track. A snow plow was sent north
this morning to open up tbe road again
Snow drifts are very bad between Daw­
son and Sterling and it requires the con
etant work of a FDOW bucking outfit and
a big gang of men to keep the track clear.
A little wind will fill the drift* up again
and as the snow is deep, it keeps tbe
boys hustling about all the time. At
several other points west of Jamestown
the drifts are also giving the men trouble.
There are 45 men at work between Daw
and Sterling.
One of the engineers in the freight
wreck at Sentinel Butte yesterday, went
east today to the hospital at Brainerd.
The report that both engineers of the
double-header were not injured was in
oarrect. Firemen Bert Clougb and G.
W. Poor were killed. The former was un­
married. Tbe two engines and one stock
car went through the bridge, which was
on fire, and seen too late to stop the
train.
The last statement of the Northern
Pacific Beneficial association for four
months shows receipts of $35,929.67, dis­
bursements of all kinds, including ex
penditures at the Brainerd and Missoula
hospitals, benefit allowances, line service,
burial charges and general expenses,
831,120.76. The receipts show an increase
of $2,071.88 over previous year, and
tbe expenses an increase of @5,462.80
over tbe previous year. Total number of
cases treated for October: accidents 291,
sickness 1,309—total 1,600. Total num­
ber for October, 1890,1,236. The work of
the association is becoming more satis
factory each year, and now no rai'road
man on tbe Northern Pacifio fears the
result of sickness or accidents if medical
care and skill can be of avail. All em­
ployes .who receive less than $100 per
month wages, pay an assessment of 50
cents a month, and all receiving over 8100
a month pay $1.00 a month for the main
tainance of the association work.
BIT OF LOCAL HISTORY
Called up by the Removal ol* the Re­
mains of an Early Settler.
The remains of Antoine PellUsier,
which have been deposited naar the
Main street bridge ever 6ince his
death some 18 years ago, in what was
the first grave yard in Jamestown, were
removed a short time since and taken to
Highland Home cemetery. Mr. Pellis
sier was one of the early settlers here,
and used to freight supplies to Fort Tot
ten along with Archie McKechnie. Al­
though the body has been in the ground
so many years it waB in a fair state of
preservation, excepting, of course, that
the flesh bad disappeared. The beard,
whicb the deceased in life, wore short
and stubby bad grown several
inches, and those who saw tbe
remains, say it was well down on tbe
breast. There are still a few otner per­
sons buried on the river bank, whoee re
mains will have to be removed before
long. There are but few people here
now who remember tbe Pelissier funeral,
among them being A. McKechnie, A. W.
Kelley, John Nichols, A. Sid more, and
several others besides tbe family. The
railroad was then being constructed not
far beyond Bismarck, the soldiers of
Fort Seward made daily trips into the
little town, where D. M. Kelleher kept
tbe section house. Pelissier left two
married daughters, both residing here.
He was a relative of the famous Marshal
of France, a celebrated French general
who won bis spurs at SebnStopol.
THE COUNTY WINS.
A Decision Announced in the
Important Wallace Tax Cer­
tificate Case.
City Council and District Court
Matters The Electric
Light Contract.
Death of Rev. Bergster, a Pio­
neer of til's James ltiver
Valley.
Wallace Tax Title Cane Decided.
Commissioner Eddy received a tele­
gram Tuesday from Judge Dillon,of New
York, the assistant counsel of tbe coun­
ty in what is known as tbe Wallace tax
certificate case. The dispatch stated
briefly that the Supreme Court had ren­
dered a decision in the case, and that
it was "a complete victory" for Stutsman
and Cass counties. Particulars have not
yet been learned, but if the dispatch is
correct the decision gives tbe holders of
ihe tax certificates nothing—not even the
principle, to say nothing of 30 per cent,
interest.
The plaintiffs in the suit paid in cash
into the county treasury about $6000,
and subsequent taxes of $5000. Tiiey
asked that the sum be returned to them
with 30 per cent, interest.
W. E. Dodge argued the case before
tbe supreme court of tbe territory at
Yankton for tbe certificate holders, and
Judge Rose appeared for tbe county,
being then district attorney. The plain­
tiffs won in that court, and in a subse­
quent trial before tbe state supreme
court also won their case. The case was
appealed to the United States supreme
jurt and recently argued by Mr. Dodge
and Judge Dillon. Ihe county offered
to redeem tbe certificates at 7 per cent,
interest and held the offer open for
nearly a year. All holders refused
to accept the principal back at 7 per cent
with a few exceptions and less than
82,000 worth of tbe certificates have
been redeemed. The majority of
the holders were positive tbey could
collect the thirty per cent initerest,
but tbe decision, if correctly under­
stood, refuses them even tbe original
amount paid. Tbis seems to be a great
injustice and a denial of common equity.
Tbe decision is from tbe court of last re­
sort, and only again emphasizes the ten­
dency of tbe law to hold tbat in tbe pur­
chase of tax titles a person buys at his
peril.
The decision, if true as above stated,
lets the county out of paying a very large
sum of money. The amount of all the,
certificates at 7 per cent interest would
be between 860,000 and $70,000, and at
30 per cent, between $120,000 and $130,
000. As near as can be estimated, tbe
decision effects certificates amounting to
between six and seven hundred thousand
dollars in the state.
It is natural tbat tbe county oftia\ rs
and attorneys should be highly plea
at the outcome of this celebrated cl. le,
but while feeling releived over tbe resuit
do not hesitate to say tbat the equities
and right? of parties to a return of their
money, with a reasonable interest, 6eem
more than apparent. Judge Rose is par­
ticularly gratified at tbe endorsement of
tbe law points as presented and held by
him, although he was one of tbe chief
advocates of a compromise and redemp­
tion of the certificates at 7 per cent. Tbe
details of tbe decision will be given in
The Alert as soon as known.
City Council.
The regular meeting of the city
council was held Monday night. Present
—Aldermen Adams, Altschul, Eager,
Hotcbkiss and Steel. Absent—Alder­
men Buckley, Fletcher and Hayes.Alder­
man Steele acted as mayor in absence of
May,or Fuller.
The first matter arising was the con­
sideration of the electric light contract
for 1890. The city last year was pay­
ing for 12 arc lights at $125 each a year.
The following communication from
Anton Klaus, on the subject, was read
at the last council meeting and referred
to the committee. The committee re­
ported on same last night. The com­
munication reads:
To tbe Honorable City Council: My
contact dated January 3,1891, with the
city of Jamestown being a modification
of a former contract with the Jamestown
Eleotric Light Co., will expire by its
terms on the 3rd of January next. It
has never been carried out on tbe part
of the city. As assignee of the Electric
Light company, I am willing to agree to
continue tbe lighting of your city streets
at tbe lowest practicable figure, as low
as any city of the 19 different cities in
North Dakota and South Dakota gets
the light. If you will modify the con­
tract of Dec. 24, 1887, so as to give $150
per year for arc lights from Jan. 3rd.
1892, and add four more lights to make it
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Zii*t imiiymSaCtik^o-
16 in number, as WHS first intended, and
put them on Main street. Fourth avenue
and Sixth avenue and not on the out­
skirts 1 will continue to furnish light,
otherwise I shall discontinue the lights
of tbe streets after January 3rd, 1892.
ANTON KLAUS.
The report of tbe eleotric light com­
mittee, consisting of Aldermen Fletcher,
Altschul and tcbkiss, on tbe above
proposition is as follows: "We have care­
fully considered tbe same and have con­
cluded, tbat as the original contract be­
tween tbe City of Jamestown and tbe
Jatr estown Electric Light Co. will be in
force after January 3rd, 1892, we do not
thmk it necessary for us to make any
suggestions, or any further report."
Tbe report of tbe committe was adopted
unanimously.
Bills of Gieseler, B. A Co. and Giece,
referred to street and bridge committee.
Bill of A. McKechnie referred to fi­
nance committee.
Bills of B. W. Fuller, Hotcbkiss,
Adams, and Hotcbkiss & Pearson, laid
over, not properly made out.
Bills of A. Klaus, $132, A. M. Clougb
$21.57, allowed.
On motion, tbe Mayor was instructed
to notify Lloyd & Watson to clear side­
walk in front of and side of tbeir oue
story brick building on Fifth avenue, and
notify all other persons to clear side­
walks in front of their property.
The Arc Light Contract.
The question of lighting the city
streets has resolved itself to about thin in
the opinion of tbe council: The propo­
sition of Mr. Klaus requites the
expendi­
ture of $2400 a year for lights, and un­
der tbe present revenue tbis sum is con­
sidered too great for the city to pay in
fact the council declares there is no
money with which to pay tbis amount
and the other expenses. Tbe council con­
siders tbat the old contract of $95 a year
is still in force. This figure has been
paid but one year—the first in which the
contract was made—1887. The second
year's light was paid for ut the rate of
8150 a year for eight lamps, the thiid
year at $130 per year, and the fourth, or
last year, at §125 a year with four addi­
tional lights, making the present nnmber
12, in all. The council claims that the
raise in the price and in the number of
lamps last year was a matter of liberality
only, and not a necessary act under the
contract.
If no arrangement can be made with
the electric *light company, it has been
suggested tbat the city try to light its
streets by using tbe power of tbe artesian
well. Aldermen Eager and Hotchkise
are of tbe opinion that a sufficiently
steady power can be obtained to run a
dynamo mucbine, Alderman Hotchkise
claiming that an over-shot wheel of suffi­
cient size will do the work. However,
this is but apeculation, and contingent
on the surrender of tbe franchise by the
Electric Light company. The
Alert desires to gve both sides of the
question for the benefit of its
readers. It is well known that the elec­
tric light company claim that at $95 a
year the lights can not be run without a
loss tbe council or some members, claim
that there is a question as to tbe truth
of this. The company maintains that
the city is now getting arc lights cheaper
than any other town in the two Dakotas,
and that it has not exactly fulfilled the
provisions of the old contract.
If it is possible to pay for them, The
Alert believes the majority of the tax­
payers and citizens do not desire to
abandon the electric light6 on the streets,
but of course it is for the interests of all
to get them at a fair and reasonable
price. It is also oelieved that the coun­
cil is composed of far sighted and enter­
prising citizens who desire to continue
the lights as well as to act in all cases in
accordance with the wisnes of the ma­
jority of the people here.
Death of Rev. Bergster.
Died—Rev. Joseph K. Bergster, at bis
home in this city at 8:30 a. ro. of bron­
chial catarrh. Deceased was fifty four
years of age. He was born in the state
Alabama. When a boy his parents
mo\etl to Pennsylvania and some years
after to Wisconsin. In that state he re­
ceived a college education which was
supplemented by a full seminary course
at Princeton, N. J. At the breaking out
of the war he went south and did volun­
tary service as an assistant army surg­
eon and chaplain and labored among
the colored refugees. After about three
yeats spent in this way he returned to
to Wisconsin and served as pastor of sev­
eral Presbyterian churches.
.\bout twelve years ago he came to
North Dakota, making his home for most
part in the James river vallev. About
three years ago his health began to fail,
compelling him to abandon preaching
and bis farm. He has been a resident of
Jamestown for over two years, where he
has mide many friends. The deceased
leaves A wife and three SODS to mourn
bis loss. The bereaved ones have the
sympathy of the entire community. The
funeral will take place tomorrow at 3 p.
m. at the house. Rev. J. D. Whitolaw
will preach ihe sermon. The body will
be taken to Milwaukee for interment.
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