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1 *p $: I &'' f\ ti i- 1 1 j. I $"- .'• pi:. 11: '1 If' &> .• & 5 r Hfl-. el! II :i. u- '•iRv fe 'A1: -'v It $%•'.'•(• fe ', :l II 35 f. T- -1' '""J"""'"juMf1'"'' •'V'W-'*• 'WM*1V REDUCED TO $1.50 YEAR. Owing to the closeness of the times the price ot the Weekly Alert will be reduced to $1.50 per year from and after this date. The superiority of the paper will be strictly maintained iu every respect. All delinquent subscribers, paying in full to date, and a year ill advance, before Nov. 1st, will be entitled to the benefit of re duction in pricc. L. A. Fair and wife are in from the Ruddy ranch today. Quite a lot of hay was burned in the hills during the fires. The social of last Wednesday evening was well patronized by those who "at tend church regularly." There was music, recitations, etc. The most inter esting features of the evening were the topsy-turvy concert and the "Cheese Talk." Quite a neat sum was realized which will- be divided between the two pastors. Theo. Wanner and sister, Miss Anna, attended the C. E. reception in James town last Friday evening. Rev. Young, one of our former pastors, buc_n.nv located at Harvey, was here Saturday and Sunday calling on friends. Two gentlemen of Independence, Iowa, guests at the Wanner homestead, are en joying a few days hunt. The J. Mahoney threshing outfit has finished work here and gone to New Rockford, where they expect a twenty five day's run. There is to be asocial hop at the school house Friday evening, the 20th inst. All gentlemen are requested to come and bring ladies, and all ladies to bring baskets "well filled." Sept. 18. Thursday's Markets. Wheat: No. 1 hard, per bu SO 41 No. 1 northern 40 No. 2 northern 37 No. 3 northern 34 Rejected 31 Flax 74 Oats 10 No. 2 rye 20 Barley 19 Flour: -Belle", per 100 lbs 2 10 "A Patent", per 100 lbs 1 95 '•Golden Northwest," per 100 lbs. 1 65 "Entire Wheat" 2 10 Butter, per lb 10 to 15 Eggs, per dozen, good demand 15 Potatces, per bu. at groceries, no sale for shipment 20 Inspection Invited. Visitors to the James River Valley Fair should not fail to visit the exhibit of the Grand Forks Woolen Mills. N. G. Massey, who will be in charge, says they are going to surprise the natives this year with their exhibit of blankets, flannels, yarns, shirts, underwear, skirts, iHackinaws. Orders for suits will also be taken on the ground. Come and see what they have to offer you. And not spend your money for eastern shoddy when you can buy all wool goods manu factured in your own state for less money. Let us cut off this one stream to the east. The North Dakota goods have to be seen to be appreciated. SIX PERSONS KILLED. Fatal Railroad Accident Near Lynch burg, Va. LYNCHBURG, Va., Sept. 18.—Six per sons were killed aa a result of a railroad crossing accident at Lawyers Station, 11 miles below here at 4:22 p. m. A vehicle containing six persons, supposed to be Joseph Callahan of Rust burg, Campbell county, Va., two women, a girl about 16 and two small children, was crossing the tracks of the Southern rail way when it was struck by the engine r»f No. 85, southbound passenger train, fc'ive of the occupants of the vehicle were killed outright, and the young girl was so severely injured that she died shortly afterwards. The parties were unknown in the vicinity of the accident, and it was only with difficulty and some uncertainty that they were identified as the family of Mr. Callahan of Rust burg. WITHOUT A PRECEDENT. Judge Dellenbangh of Cleveland Hands Down an Interesting Decision. CLEVELAND, Sept. 18.—Judge Dellen bangh of the common pleas court hand ed down a decision of unusual interest, being probably without a precedent in Ohio. A man named Collins Ross struck a child, Bertha Rosenberg, with an empty crock, the girl hauing acci dentally thrown water from a hose upon Ross. He was arrested on the charge of assault and battery and fined in po lice court, but the fine was never paid. Later the child died and Ross, who was again, arrested for manslaughter, set up the defense that he had stood the trial once and had been fined, and could not be tried again. Judge Dellenbaugh de cides that Ross must stand trial for manslaughter. The attorneys for the defense have noted an exception. Highest of all in Leavening Power.-—Latest U. S. Gov't Report THE ALEltT. COUNTRY CORRESPONDENCE PINGHKE POINTS. Grandpa Bartholomew and his wife have gone to St. Paul, where they will remain while the latter has her eyes treated by Dr. FultoD. They expect to go on to New York ami spend the winter with their daughter, Mrs. VV. R. Latta. Powder ABSOLUTELY PURE DON'T MISS THE FAIR. Farmers Busy Getting Ready to Attend the State Fair Here Next Week. Promised Attractions Engaged All are Coming-Much Interest Taken. Railroads Ticket People at Half Rates—Special Trains on Branch Lines. Farmers throughout the James River valley and the state are assured that the fair next week promisee to be a fine event and that it will well be worth their while to arrange work on the farm —which is being generally done—and oome also bring their families, and meet the crowds| of people who do not often get an opportunity to come together on the prairies of the state. The fair|grounds is a busy place in the preparations being made. Horses are in training, the tracks are bein^ put in good shape, buildings repaired and new space for exhibits made. The races are being well filled. The big base ball game is an unusual attraction for the younger^felement. Geo. Nelson and Marion Naehold have this feature in special charge. Agent Hall has as sured the managers that the big band of Sioux Indians would be on hand from Fort Totten. The Fair will be well worth bringing exhibits for and coming to see. Threshing will be well out of way by next week, and every farmer ought to take a few days vacation before beginning the regular fall work and spend the time in the metropolis of the valley. There will be many persons from outside the state and throughout the state. Wiriuo .a-- Trr.nt. CHICAGO, AITTIUJJEUIOIIT? for combine of nil the window manufacturers iu the western district haw Leen ed. ana the nrice oi window glass \v.i ousted si., or 9 pti cent. Hereafter the entiie product of 70 window glas-i concerns in the district whose eapabity is 4,800,000 to 5,000,000 boxes a year—£10,01)0,000 to $12,000,000 worth—will pass through the hands ol but two sales agents, one at Pittsburg and another in Indiana. Mexico Will Recognize Cuba. NEW YORK, Sept. 18.—Cuban sym pathizers in this city say that Mexico will recognize the insurgents as belliger ents within a few days. They based their assertion on private dispatches re ceived from the City of Mexico. Thunderer Says More Bonds. LONDON*, Sej.- 18.—The standard's financial article says: President Cleve land is not likely to let gold go to a pre mium in New York during his admin istration if a few sa'.es of government bonds can prevent it. So, when the gold syndicate has loaded up. we shail have another dose of the soothing mix ture. Koad HeooriN Allowed. CHICAGO, isept. IS.—The. foil? .wing road records have been allowed by tie Century Road club America: K. P. Searle, 12,300 nii.es during 1S04, liliuo state record L. C. W.ihl. .}0 miles, Idny 10, American record C. T. Kane, 5 miles, 12:04, June* 2U. New Ycr* state record C. W. Wolf", Cine.:-o to New York, 6 days, '6 hours, 10 minutes, July 22 to 28: ctiur« reenrd.<p></p>(Qticura WORKS Wonders In curing torturing, disfiguring, hu miliating humours of the Skin, Scalp, and Blood when all else fails. ,/'Sold throughout the world Britiih Depot: P. N«ir A Soirt, 1, King £dvard*it., London. FOTTSB Dwo A2T2 CUM. COIP.,Sole Props., Boston, U. S. A* NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION. J.and Office at Fargo, N. D. Sept. 18th, 1895. Notice is hereby given that the following named settler has filed notice of his intention to make five year final proof In support of his claim, and secure final entrv thereof, and that said proof will be made before John II. Severn, clerk of the district court at Jamestown, Stuts man, N. D., on November 12th, 1895, viz: ANN FERGUS, widow of James Fergus, deceased, for the NK See.^S4, Twp. 141, K. 62 in Stutsman county, He names the following witnesses to prove his continuous residence upon, and cultivation of, said land, vl/,: William J. Scott of Spiritwood, N. 1)., Frank A. Kline of Spiritwood, N. I)., John I. Leulck of Spiritwood, N. I)., Michael H.Schmitz of Jamestown, N. J. A. F.. SUNDEKHAUF, Register. First publication Sept. 19,1895. THE MODEL* DRY GOODS STORE Of North Dakota Apron Check Ginghams All colors all size Checks stand ard makes 'we have plenty. Oar Fair Week Sale Price, 5c O. N. T. Clark's Spool Cotton. Fair Week Sale 45c per dozen. Warm Underwear We bold tbis week an advance sale of fall and winter underwear for woineu and cbildreD, and will give yon an op portunity to buy underwear at lower prices than the same quality could ever be bought for before. Ladies' Jersey Ribbed Fleece Lined Underwear, long sleeves for fall wear regular 35o goods A QIC This Sale...' LLl 100 dozen Misses', Boys' and Children's Wool Underwear: No. 18 and 20, each 1 5c No. 22 and 24, each 20c No. 26 and 28, each 25c Ladies' Onita Union Suits, natural wool they are quoted as eood value at. 81.50 per suit our Fair Week Sale Price will be 89c Plenty other Bargains in tbis Dep't. Dress Patterns at Cut Prices At our Fair Week Sale you will do well to take advantage of our Cut Prices in Dress Patterns. S 5 00 Dress Patterns for $3.50 8 7 50 Drees Patterns for 4.89 S10 00 Dress Patterns for 6.7 5 §15 00 Iress Patterns for 9.00 Ask to see the Standard Delineator, the new fashion magazine, Half-Price Fair Week. Hosiery 50 dozen Ladies' Cashmere Wool Hose, extra long and fine good value at 35o our price Fair Week, per pair 30 dozen Ladies' Extra Fine Cash mere Wool Hose, value 45c QIC Fair Week 0 Li 75 dozen Misses', Boys' and Chil dren's wool ribbed hose cheap at QQlC 35c Fair Week 2.Z2 Linens! Linens! 62-inch Half Bleached Irish Dam ask, on 50c quality QQlC only WA2 60-inch Bleached Scotch Dam- O CC ask, oar 55c quality, only 00 72-inch Bleached Double Damask,in the very latest designs this damask is actually worth $1.10. OC^ Yard only 00 60-inch oil boiled Turkey Bed Dam ask, guaranteed fast colors and QC worth 60c. Yard only 051 Fifty Pieces Cheviot Shirting at 8, 10 and 12^c BLANKETS! OPPOSITE THE PARK, ON THE BUSY CORNER. From Wednesday's Dally. Will Galvin was an arrival from the north. Attorney Elsworth has returned from his Boston trip. Geo. A. Tucker, of Courtenay, was in Jamestown yesterday. Mrs. W. J. Buckley vf •icw Ludlow's ,t', 'v ~*ww» -^4»s^.«^r Bring General Prosperity. If you don't believe it, visit Table Damask STRONG'S THE UP-TO-DATE ORY GOODS HOUSE! Turkey Red very wide fast colore other people ask 50o for it and ad vertise it at a bargain at 35c but it will not match ours in quality our Fair Week Sale price will be 29c Dress Trimmings Dep't Fine jet gimp, 1 inch wide, at I ftC only, yard I Fine jet gimp, inches wide, I AC at only, yard I Fine jet bands, 1 2 Look at Your Shoes! Don't you need a pair for Sunday? Stylish dressed ladies wear Lndlow's Shoes. The best wearing the best tit ling the most economical. Why not try a pair? Lndlow's Special, all widths all style toes button or lace $3.00 per pair. Thomnson's Glove-Fitting Corsets We are sole agents. The best Cor set on earth for the money. Prices, $I.OO. $1.25, $1.50, $1.75 Nazareth Waists, Jackson Waists, Fer ris Waists, Ball's Corsets, Schil ling's Corsets, Warner's Corset, All for a littler price than you can get tbem elsewhere. Ladies' Fine Shoes. If you have never worn tbem you do not know what real comfort and style in footwear is. Prices, $2.50, $3, $3.50 Our $1.5!) Shoes are better than you see quoted at $2.25, and our $2.00 fine Dongola Shoe is away ahead of other $3.00 shoes. All we ask is a com parison Notions 1 piece colored finishing braid 3c 12 bone collar buttons 3c 1 dozen white pearl buttons 3c 1 box invisible hair pins 3c 2 papers French hair pins 3c 5 cards fine darning cotton 3c 1 stocking darner 3c 1 paper of assorted darning needles. .3c 5 hat pins 3c 1 aluminum thimble 3c 1 fancy box black pins 3c Curling irons 3c Drees buttons 3c Hand mirrors 3c Tablets 3c Tappin perfume 3c Shell hair pin 3c We have 2,400 feet of floor space, not counting our base ment. 15 pairs Pure Wool Bed Blankets, White and Colors we guarantee that yon can not buy tbis quality Blanket on earth for less than $7.50 they cost more than our Sale Price, whiob is $4.75. Our all wool $5 Grey Blanket will be sold at this sale for $2.98. We have a very large stock of Bed Blankets at the following prices for our Fair Week Sale CLOAKS AND FURS•fS8£3OTEEK 30-inch Astrakhan Jackets real value *35 this Sale $25. Be sure and see our grand line of FUR CAPES, whether'you wish to purchase or not. The Prices range as follows: 86, 88, $10, 815, $18, $20, and $25 up to $100. CLOTH CJ-AR3IENTS—During our Fair Week Sale there will be a grand Cloak Exhibition and Sale in our Cloak Department by F. Siegel & Brothers of Chicago, the leading cloak house of this country. This will be an opportunity you cannot afford to miss. 100 Ladies' Cloth Jackets, newest and most desirable styles not a garment in the lot worth lees than $7.50. Fair Week they go at $5 00 Fargo, is visit ing in the city for a few days. Mrs. Harry Hevener has returned from St. Paul after a visit of several weeks. 59c. 89c, $1.20, $1.50 BOUNTIFUL HARVESTS# of money is making nn extra profit by quick and judicious buying at our FROM EARLY MONDAY MORNING. SEPT. 23, TILL LATE SATURDAY EVENING, SEPT. 28. If you do not Read Every ^Vord, you will be the Loser. Best Standard Prints Fall style and coloriugs Sale Price 5c Stifle -A German Indigo Print the best on earth. 12^c per yard. Men's Socks Cretons to 3 inches wide, at from 25c to $3.00 a yard. Also, we are showing the latest novel ties in Yokes, Mouses. Garnitures and Ornament Gimps, of nur own importa tion, and can save you from 10 to 20 per cent. SALE. BE SURE AND VISIT THE FAIR! IT WILL DO YOU £. Feldman, Boston H. Raymond, Minneapolis, are among the Gladstone guests. Manager Blackwell, of the Gnll River Lumber Co., was an arrival from Minne apolis today. Among those registering at the Capital are J. B. Harrison, St. Paul and T. J. Hurd, Minneapolis. 9m STRONG'S, are stocked to the very gunwale. Every Department, like North Dakota's Horn of Plenty, Overflowing! Grand Fair: Week: Bargain: Sale!! where the nlert possessor FAIR WEEK SALE! Two threaded, fall weight Socks fast Black and Tan colors double b^els and toes excellent wearing goods real value 25c Fair Week Sale, 10c per pair An elegant new line other people sny they are cheap at 12J.JC Our Fair Week Sale Price will be 7c and 9c Kid Gloves THE FOSTER, the onlv genu ine French Kid Glove for eale in this market. At our Fair Week Sale you can buy Foster's Five Hook Gloves, colors and black, for 95c. Other lengths in proportion. Every Pair Warranted. Ladies' Over Gaiters THIS IS A MONEY SAVING OPPORTUNITY FOR PURCHASERS Never To Be NEGLECTED We are sole Bgents for Smith & Byron's Over Gaiters and Leggins we offer an elegant Kersey Cloth over gaiter, sells for a dollar everwhere QC our price This Sale fU Bicycle Leggins, all colors tf* I Jersey cloth: heavy goods I •Ou Towels Heavy Turkish Towels, each... 1 2 %c Linen Huck Towels, each 1 2%c Large double-thread Turkieh Towels, each 1 6}^c We call special attention to our 21c towels, either Huck or Damask all linen, large size other bouses value it at 40c Fair Week Sale 21c Veilings 100 pieces all silk Veiling at, I AC per yard I Yarns We have the largest stock of Yarns in the city, and can sell them at prices which defy competition. Note the fol lowing prices: German Knitting, per lb 55c Saxony Yarn, per skein 6c Spanish Yarn, per skein 12 Coral Yam, per skein 1 5c Germantown Zephyr, per skein 1 5c Art Linens Stamped Pillow Shams only, per pair Extra fine line Lunch Cloths, fringed, new designs, 5 4 6 4 $1.00 Shoulder Shawls 40, 50 and 60c Outing Flannel The largest line ir. the city at 7, and 1 Oc. FALL OPENING OF Half-fare on the Railroads will reduce the expense to a mere nothing. Take a well earned vacation of two or three days. Besides the real pleasure you will be sure to get out of the Fair, it will afford you A Uraml Opportunity to make your Fall and Winter purchases. STRONG'S STORE contains more Dry Goods than any Six Stores within a radius of 75 miles of Jamestown, and with the Special Prices we shall make at our Urun*l Fair Week Stale you can save enough to pay yonr Expenses to the Fair and Buy ¥our Winter's Coal. This is no Buncomb, it's Business. "When Strong says it, it's so!" We Handkerchiefs fied Quilts I5C 89° 59° 19° Dresser Scarfs, stamped regular price 85o and $1 cut 10 dozen Tray Cloths assort ed patterns worth 35 to 50c cut.. 4-K, SPECIAL DRESS GOODS SALE DAILY. LOST OK STOLEN—From Melville a red Irish setter bitoh about one year old, answers to name of Lady. She has blaok nose and mouth. A liberal reward will be paid for her recovery or any informa tion that will lead to same. Address E. F. Porter, Melville, N. D. HAY WANTED. Several loads gcod hay highest prioe paid. Call at Alert office. DUltlNC* FAIR WEEK. Don't miss the Bargains! The largest and finest stock you ever saw in tbis country. 44-inch all wool Serge—the same quality others would ask you 75c and 85c our Price Fair Week Sale will be 100 pieces Plain and Figured Dress Goods elegant value at the regular I AO pnoe, 35c and 39c Fair Week Sale the price will be I 9 MILLINERY! At which time we shall place on exhibition and sale 200 Hats and Bonnets of the very latest creations—Exact Copies of Paris and New York Patterns. High Art Millinery at Reasonable Prices. Be sure and VISIT ODR OPENING! jk^ ii -h 'H,T ym The People's Favorite Trading Place! If you would know Why? Read This Advertisement 20 dozen Ladies'Silk Handkerchiefs a sample line real value from 25o to 75c all colors plain and embroid ered Fair Week Sale Price, while they last, 10c each. The Genuine Bates Quilt, "Green Ticket" large size the best $1.25 quilt in the market some tin horn dry goods stores sell them for 81.50 our price at the Grand Fair Week Sale will be 92Ac Muslins and Sheetings Good yard wide Sheeting i.4%c Better yard wide Sheeting 5Jsc iihe, 7%c, 8%c. 5-4 Muslin, best He 6-4 Muslin, best 13c 7-4 Muslin, best 15c 8-4 Muslin, best 17c 9-4 Muslin, best 19c 10-4 Muslin, best 21c Please compare these quotations with others you may see. Window Shades On Best Spring Rollers Opaque and Patent Felt Dadoe and Fringe. Please compare the following prices with others you may see advertised: Fair Week Sale Price 19, 25, 29, 35 and 45c Ribbons Special preparations for a big sale of Ribbons Fair Week. 1,000 pieces of all-silk, satin and gros grain, plain silk and fancy striped Ribbons, Nos. 5 and 7, worth from 10c to 15o a yard your choice only, CC a yard All-silk Baby Ribbons, all |C colors, per yard I 100 pieces of all-silk, satin and gros grain Ribbon, in. wide, colors and black, for 22c a yard they would be cheap at 30c. Blaok Velvet Ribbon with Satin back Nos 5 7 9 16 At, yard 15c 20c 25c 35c Chenile Curtains Full size beautiful coloriBge hand some fringe top and bottom others say they are worth $5 our AQ rn Fair Week Sale Price is «PO»0«f And we will sell 10 pair Handsome Rich Chenile Portieres, regular price from 8900 to $15.00 our AA qq Fair Week Price is $U«wO All we ask is a Comparison. Australian Fleece Flannel cheap at 10c Fair Week 04 Heavy Beaver THE UP-TO-DATE DRY GOOOS HOUSE! I 6F Wool Shawls good value at $4.50. Fair Week $2.39 Samples and Prices Will be cheerfully given. The more yon compare, the more money you will save, the more business we will do. 49( Wednesday, Thursday, Friday Fair Week! ESTRAY_N0TICES. Views ot Courtenay. Photographic views—9x11 inches— of Courtenay and Wimbledon, first ever taken, for sale at this office—50a each. Threahlng Engine for Sale. For sale cheap, or trade for stock ot any kind, one 12 horse power threshing engine. Enquire of Orin Carter, see. 28, 64, twp. 138, Jamestown postoffioe.