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•|, fj fe it. E.:' '|lf •itS I ii I if Ul i?| I t.: tm. 4 l^j|^ f*K --X. ANOTHER TURN. Investigation at the Hospital Resumed by Examiner and Attorney-General. Steward Lovell Testifies About Some Private Business With a Trustee. Money Loaned and Security Taken—Nature of the Transaction. Examiner Langlie and Gen. Cowan began the work of investigation Thurs day. James Ross, Dr. Rankin, E. B. and Arthur Dewey, James Winslow and Harry Flint were subpu'mvd to testify before the examiners in the afternoon. Continuing his testimony, taken be fore Examiner L:inglie, Steward Lovell, who was recalled to the witness staud Monday, was questioned by Trustee Mc Gmniss as follows: Q. At any time have you as an indi vidual loaned any money to any mem bers of this board of trustees? If so, state to whom and how you eame to do so. A. At the meeting of the board in March last year, Mr. i'ancher, president of the board of trustees at that time, came to me and said Mr. Johnson had no seed wheat and no means to buy it with. He aeked me if I could not per sonally advance him some money, so that he could purchase the seed wheat. I refer to Mr. Jonnson, who is a mem ber of our board of trustees. Mr. Fancher informed me that Mr. Johnson had said to him if he could get the money he would turn in his warrants, which were then due him for four months' service. He said to me that Mr. Johnson had told him that he would have those warrants sent to me to repay the amount, which was some thing over $70. I told Mr. Fancber that I would get the money for Mr. Johnson and take his warrants when ever they were sent in payment of the same. I gave Mr. Johnson the money. Some time after one of the warrants was sent to me as steward of the institution, as they often are. After a number of months', not receiving any more war rants, I spoke to Mr. Johnson in regard to the matter, and asked him if he bad received any of those warrants. He said he thought he had. but was not positive about it, but would look it up when he went home. A month later I spoke to him again and asked him about the warrants. He said be had received them all except one and had used them. I said to him that I had expected those warrants to pay for the money that I had loaned him. He replied that he thought it was money belonging to the state that I let him have. I replied that it was not state money that there was no way by which I conld have let bim have state money that the money was not sent to the institution, and none of it came into my hands. He said be understood from Mr. Fancher that I could let him have some money, and that it would be all right. I explained to him that it would be im possible to use any state money for such purpose. He then said to me: "Tne money that you sent me from Dr. Archi bald was state money". I said no, it was not. That it would be impossible to funish him with any money belonging to the state in any way whatever. Some time in the fall ot 1894,1 do not remember the exact date, while Mr. Johnson was here at a meeting of the board, he received a dispatch from his family saying the sheriff has been to his place and taken his stock, consisting of teams and a carriage, on some obliga tion. (I think that some of the trustees interested themselves in trying to get money from Dr. Archibald). (Here wit ness was interrupted by Dr. Archibald who corrected him by saying that none of the trustees epoke to him about it. The trustees interested themselves in the matter but he didn't remeber any of thing coming to him in the matter. After the witness was through he wanted to go on the stand and put the matter on the records straight). Dr. Archibald had informed me that he was going to loan Mr. Johnson some money but he expected to go away the next day and was expecting a draft, if that came he could let tiiai have the money. And when he went away he left directions with me if that draft came to collect the same and send the currency to Mr. Johnson by express, to the amount agreed upon (I do not remember the amount). When the draft came I got it cashed and sent tne money to Mr. Johnson as requested by Dr. Archibald. After I had explained to Mr. Johnson that it would be impossible to furnish him with the money belonging to the state he said the doctor had told him that he didn't have any funds on hand but that Dr. Aichibald would see me and for me to send him the money. I ex plained to Mr. Johnson how I received the money that I sent him for Dr. Archi bdld. He then said that I could then keep the one warrant that I had and he would do the beet he could in regard to the balance. Since that time there has been nothing further said in regard to the obligation. I think that is all in re gard to that transaction. DB. ARCHIBALD'S VERSION. Dr. Archibald hereupon took the stand and responded to questions pat to him by Trustee McGihnis. Q. Dr. Archibald, nid you hear the statement made by Major Lovell in re gard to loaning money to Mr. Johnson, the trustee of thia institution? A« Y©fl s:r. Q. State what you know in regard to the transaction. A. At the meeting of the board of trustees in December, '94, a message came to Mr. Johnson acquainting him of the fact that his horses and other property bad been taken charge of by the sheriff and was to be sold for an obligation. Mr. Johnson asked me to loan him money enough to liquidate the obligation and prevent bis stock being sold. I replied that at present I bad no mosey that I oould well spare, but would AM what I could do. The night that be I left I agreed to let hiiu have &150 which I had and left the money or rather arranged with the steward to send Mr. Johnson the amount promised for which shortly he sent me a note which was secured by a chattel mortgage on his crop and sufficient stock to make it safe. Q. IIus he ever repaid that note? A. No. I have never asked him for it. Q. That waa your own individual mouey. was it not? A. Yes, sir. Q. Was there auy understanding that favors should be shown you in return in any way in connection with the hospital through the office held by Johnson, trustee. A. None whatever. I never asked Mr. Johnson or any other member on any board of trustees in my life for any favor for a consideration or in any other way. Questions by Steward Lovell). Q. When was the note due given you for that money? A. It was after date, (by Mr. Lang lie: Due Oct. 23th. 1895). Q. Has there anything been paid on the note? A. No. Q. Has Mr. Johnson made any ar rangements to extend the note? A- No. Steward Lovell recalled and questioned by Trustee McGinnis. Q. MajoJ, does Mr. Johnson sill owe you some of this money he borrowed from you? A. He does. Q. About what amount? A. About $48. ¥. Have you pressed him in any way for it? A. I have not. Any more than to ask him for the warrants whioh he promised me. (Witness said also that he never expected to ask him for it would not bother him about the matter) (CONTINUATION FROM WEDNESDAY.) Q. Now, Major Lovell, in your long experience and thorough knowledge in the affairs and needs of this in stitution do you consider there is any employee in this institution not needed? A. In regard to conducting the hos pital properly, my judgment all the em ployes that are employed here are neces sary. For the good of the patients and of property of the institution he con sidered it economy to retain the present number of employes. Since becoming steward he never saw any of the em ployes shirking their duties, but at different times noticed small wastes and as far as his authority went always cor rected the same. In an institution of this kind there will naturally be more waste than in families or private institu tions. It requires great care and watch fulness to prevent these small wastes that occasionally occur. Whenever the attention of an employe was called to such they always rectified it as far as he knew. Here Steward Lovell presented a statement, showing the cost per capita and giving the number of patients for the year since 18S8 and 1889 up to 1895. Year. Average No. Annual per Weekly per patients. capita cost, capita cost. 1889 180 $315.13 »6.06 1S90 197 295.18 5.67 1891 '92 236 256.78 4.93 1893 '9-1....294 SK9.I18 4 *0 1S95 Oct 31.304 215.93 4.15 In compiling those figures the main tenace fond, employes' wages, officers salaries, drugs and medicines, fuel and lights, incidental expenses, return of patients, and burial of dead are included. The clothing and nearly all of the large expenses are to b& found in the mainten ance fund. In answer to a question as to the man ner in which the institution is managed by the superintendent himself and the employes under his direction, he said that he believed Dr. Archibald posses sed of very superior executive ability and, as far as his observation went, be lieved that be exercised his ability for the best interests of the institution. While the superintendent is very strict with his employes he is also just, and considered that he manges the affairs of the institution in a good manner in every particular. (Questions by Trustee McGinnis. Q. You have shown, Major, a decrease in the cost per capita over former years. Would that decrease in your opinion all be attributed to the fact that there has been a more economical management or to a general increase of patients in the institution? A. In my judgment, there are a number of causes. The larger number of patients would be one cause the sys tematic manner in which contracts have been let and other purchases made at different times and another thing that would enter into the question would be the familiarity by long experience in providing supplies for the institution. Ah the institution grows older, improve ments and material that are procured, lasting along into the next years, tends to reduce the expenses. He believed that a majority of the supplies can be purchased cheaper at the present time than in some of the former years. (To be continued.) NOTES. The Argus correspondent A. E. Wood, was formerly a Jamestown newspaper man, and reported a legislative^ in vestigation of the hospital in 1889. Seven years later he is here again on the same mission. Fargo Argus: It is said that the chief anxiety of the manipulators at Jamestown is not to find out about the asylum, but about the Argus corre spondent. At the proper time their curiosity may be satisfied. For Over F'llty Vears. An Old and Weil-Tried Remedy.—Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup has been used for over fifty yehrs by millions of mothers for their children while teeth ing, with perfect Bin-cesf. It soothes the child, softens the UUIDB. allays all pain, cures wind colic, and is the best remedy for Diarrhoea. Is pleasant to the taste Sold by druggists in everv part of the world. Twenty-five cents a bottle, its valne is incalculable. Be sure and ask for Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup, and take no other kind. ACTION TAKEN. The Asylum Board Took Ac tion Regarding Superinten dent Archibald Today. For Reasons Stated by the Board the Superintendent Was Removed. The Board Elected Dr. Dwight S. Moore, of Jamestown, Successor. Trustees McGinnis and Corn wall Refuse to Take Part in the Proceedings. From Friday's Daily. Pursuant to the call for a special meet ing, issued yesterday, the asylum board of trustees met at the hospital this after noon for the purposes as provided in the call. The session was short but characteriz ed wijth intense interest. S. K. Mc Ginnis, president of the board read the call and asked the further pleasure of the other members, Trustees Mitohell, Montague, Johnson and Cornwall, all of whom were present. Trustee Mitohell arose and stated that in view of all of the circumstances, and taking into consideration the best inter ests of the institution he moved that the board proceed with the business that was before lb em. A motion was made to repeal the by-laws. The president refused to en tertain any motion on the grounds of illegality. Mr. Montague again pat the motion and it was carried by a vote three ayes, two nays. Mr. Cornwall, the secretary, refused to reoord the mo tion, and gathered up the records of the meeting to that point and, folding them up, put them in his inside coat pocket. Both Trustees Cornwall and McGinnis refused to vote on motions, or answer roll calls. Trustee Mitchell was then elected sec retary. Mr. Cornwall refused to let him have any of the records of the meeting in his possession. Trustee Montague said that owing to refusal of Supt. Archibald to furnish resignations of cer tain employes asked for and on the grounds that it was for the best inter ests of the hospital Dr. Archibald be re moved from superintendence of the institution. The motion prevailed by the votes of Trustees Montague, Mitohell and John son, others not voting. Secretary Mitchell recorded the motion, called the roll and recorded the vote. Another resolution was offered elect ing Dr. Dwight S. Moore, of Jamestown superintendent to fill the vacancy end ing March 12th next. This was also earned and another, resolution carried, electing bim superintendent for the year ensuing from March 12th 1896 to March 12th 1897. Seotetary Cornwall refused to vote on the motions when asked, "for the reason expounded by President Mo Ginnis." Dr. Moore's oath of office and bond were filed with the board, and the trans actions as enacted made oompiete, and in accordance with law. During the proceedings of the board, Atty.-Gen. Cowan banded a telegram to the president, from the governor, which stated that he deemed any proceedings of the board unwise pending the investigation. This telegram was read, but at once thrust iuto the pocket of Secretary Cornwall so that it did not come before the board for action in the proper form. The board, after seeing that all minutes were properly recorded, took a recess of two hours. The examination of witnesses by the attorney general then began in another part of the building. The following are ths resolutions in full adopted by the board: Whereas, on the 6th day of January, A. D. 1896, the beard of trustees of said hospital duly passed the following reso lution, to-wit: Be it Resolved, That the superintendent be and is hereby directed to call for the resignations of the following named of ficers and employes: Dr. Anderson, 'Mr. James Ruddy, Mrs. James liuddy, Miss Kennedy. The secretary of the board is directed to acquaint the super intendent forthwith with this resolu tion and request an immediate answer. The said Archibald has wholly failed to comply with said resolution, and has wholly ignored the request contained in said resolution asking for an answer to be made to the board concerning the matter contained therein, and Whereas, the said board finds ihat good and sufficient cause exists for the removal of the said Archibald from said office. Resolved, That the said Dr. O. Wel lington Archibald be and is hereby re moved from bis said office as superin tendent of the state hospital for the insane for the state of North Dakota. Resolved, That Dr. Dwight S. Moore, a regular physician of acknowledged skill and ability, a graduate of a reput able medical college and a person poss essing a good moral character, be and is hereby appointed superintendent of the state hospital for the insane for North Dakota for a term ending March 12tb, 18%. Resolved, That Dr. Dwight S. Moore, a regular physician of acknowledged skill and ability, a graduate of a reput able medical college and a person poss essing a good moral character, be and be is hereby appointed superintendent of tl:e state hospital for the insane for North Dakota for a term beginning Maroh 12th, 1896 and ending March 12th 1897. UOAKD MEETING CALL. The following notice for aboard meet ing at the asylum was served yesterday on Trustees Samuel K. MoGinnia and Harry Cornwall: You will please take notice that the undersigned members ot the Board of Trustees of the State Hospital for the Insane have requested and do hereby request that a meeting of said board be held in the room known as the trustee's room in the said hospital in Stutsman county, North Dakota, on the 17th day of January, A. D., 1896, at 2 o'clock in the afternoon for the purpose of remov ing O. Wellington Arohiblad from the office of superintendent of said hospital and for the purpose of appiutinga super intendent of said hospital and for the purpose of the transaction of the general business of said board. The members of said board of trustees are hereby notified that suoh a meeting will be held at said time and place. Dated on the 16th day of January, 1896. ALEX MONTAGUE, HALVOR JOHNSON, J. W. MITCHELL. The attorney's representing Trustees Mitchell Montague and Johnson areE. W. Camp and S. L. Glaspell. WILL TEST TIIE LAW. Attorney Camp appeared before Judge Rose this morning in response to the citation requiring him to show cause why he should not obey the subpoena of the state examiner requiring him to ap pear before him and testify at the asy lum investigation. Mr. Camp questioned the authority of the examiner to sum mon him holding the subpoena WBS good only Cass county and not outside of that jurisdiction that he was not bound to obey the subpoena being a non-resi dent of Stutman county, and because not being bound to obey the subpeena the order fails. The judge explained the apparent in tent of the law, different from its exact wording which might admit of two in terpretations, and quoted copiously from the statutes. The law is mixed and con fused and it is difficult to ascertain just what the legislature intended to convey. But it seemed to intend that the sub poena Bhould have been served on Mr. Camp in Cass county or if out of the county then in the district where he happened to be at the time of issuing the subpoena. The court thought that the language is not free from doubt and two views could be taken of it. The motion of Mr. Camp was denied to which the defendant duly exoepted and the ex ception allowed. Mr. Camp said he appreciated the closeness of the question and believed it ought to be settled by the supreme oourt. For this purpose he was willing to make a martyr of himself sufficiently to take aa appeal. The court fined At torney Camp $100 for contempt, in re fusing to be sworn and testify, and to oompiete the reoord then gave him an opportunity to take an appeal to the supreme court. In the similar case of Dr. D. S. Moore, cited to appear at 10 o'olock this morn ing before Judge Rose to show cause why he should not obey the subpeena of the state examiner, an adjournment was taken to 9:30 o'olock Saturday. THURSDAY'S PBOCEEDINQS. The investigation at the asylum was resumed Thursday afternoon with At torney General Cowan prosecutor and assistant of State Examiner Langlie. The attorney general did not confine his line of questioning to finances alone but branched out into the field of moralties, examining witnesses closely as to their personal knowledge of immoralities practiced in or about the institution by officers or employes, or if witnesses were aware of any who claimed to have any such knowledge. To an Alert reporter the attorney general stated he is on the field to examine into any and all charges which may be preferred against the in stitution or its management. If any thing derogatory is discovered the sur geon's knife will out to the quick. He will be impartial, will listen to, and de sires information from, any side of the question, will see that witnesses are properly protected and afforded all facil ities for a full and free expression, and that no intimidation will be permitted. He will be in the city frequently, when not actually conducting the investiga tion and will place himself where he can be consulted privately in regard to mat ters which anyone belives should be brought to his attention for correction. E. B. Dewey, chief of police and oon traotor, was the first witness examined. He said he was aware of nothing derag oratory to either the financial or moral management of the institution. He has the contract to haul ooal from the city to the asylum for which he receives 35c per ton every precaution is taken to see that the asylum gets all the ooal for which it pays. He knew nothing of an alleged mass meeting endorsing the actions ot oertain members of the board of trustees, exoept what he had seen in the papers. Mr. McGinnU submitted a few of the questions to the witness re garding Mr. Dewey's ooal contract. Arther W. Dewey, in charge of the depot lunch counter, wns called to the stand for a few minutes. His answers were negative to all questions in regard to either the financial or moral manage ment of the institution. James Roes, ft bltoksmith, who for four years was employed at the institu tion in a similar oapaoity knew, of no thing derogoratory to the institution. For what services he rendered the hos pital he considered he received small wages. Harry C. Flint, of the firm of Mont gomery & Flint, furniture dealers, stated that his firm sold the hospital furniture liilhi "Vm and bedding material for prices abou^ 20 per cent less than prices usually re ueived tor that class of goods. He was not aware of uny extravagance. He knew of no one making such claims, nothing except the reports he had read in the daily papers. He knew none who made personal claims of such knowledge or of aD.v person who claims to know or to have" known of immorality. He be lieved these reports have the same Bource, as far as he could judge. In re ply to the question if he kuew of any person who was peddling rumors, he said, "I do not." He bad no hesitation in testifying as freely at the hospital us anywhere else. Mayor Eager, who had business deal ings with the hospital ever since its erection, Btated that be had always been paid, imd the prices received were fully as low as prices ordinarily received from other rustomers for the same class of goods—possibly in some oases it was lower. Mr. Eager handles machinery and new and second-hand goods. In his dealings with the hospital he did not think that they had been extravagant in the expenditure of the public funds he knew of nothing to the contrary in others' dealings. J. A. Rankin, of the firm of liankin & Moore, physicians, who has occasionally visited the institution, but has had no business transactions, was also among the witnesses. He was aware of no ex travagance or of any that claim to be aware of extravagance or immorality Oue of the city newspaper men, J. B. Buigster of the Alert, was internogated yesterday by the attorney general about his knowledge of the institution. He had DO person al knowledge as to extravagance in bills, for printing furnished by the office, having little or no information as to the business department. He stated that several persons bad spoken to him as to what seemed extravagance in the institution, among such being Rev. Whitalaw, formerly pastor of the Congre gation church, and Mr. Wells of this city. The question of immoralities was then taken up opening anew prbaee of the investigation the attorney general propounding the questions on the line as stated by bim that every opportuity for a full and fair hearing was to be given Witness had heard it claimed that there had been immoralities but none had toid bim they were personally ac quainted with such. In answer to the question if witness felt any intimidation or embarrassment about giving testimony, he said: I do feel embarrassed to come to this irstitution where I have received nothing but kindness and favor and where every courtesy has been extended to me and, as it were, in their own house, to testify in regard to charges or rumors which may drive them out of the institution. I do not think that I have been intimidated or any efforts made toward me in regard to intimidation since I have been on the witness stand, but I have been treated in a rather fierce and ungentlemanly manner since this investigation has been in progress. At one time I did not know whether or not I was to be sub jected to personal violence, so threaten ing were the actions toward myself by Trnstee McGinnis, president ot the board. Witness said he did not know of the author or authors of oertain correspon dence in the Minneapolis Journal and Fargo Argus, in reply to questions con cerning snob, also refused to answer if the authorship of other correspondence in the Journal was his own stating that snoh information could be learned of the proprietors of the paper. B. B. WOOD TESTIFIED. H. B. Wood of this city was before the state examiner Saturday, Jan. 11th, and testified as follows: (Examination by Mr. Langlie). H. B. Wood, residence Jamestown, business livery. Q. Mr. Wood, are you acquainted with the officers of this institution? A. Iam. Q. Have you in your business had any finanoial transactions with any of them from the hospital? A. I have. Q. Has anything come to your notioe as to extravaganoe and wastefullness of the public funds in so far as you have had dealings with them? A. No. Q. Have you heard of any charges of extravagance and wastefullnesB and corruption on the part of any of the officers of this institution? A. I have heard rumors of extrava gance. Q. Could you recall any names from which you have heard those rumors? A. No. Q. Then it is simply the gossip of the public? In your opinion is there any oause or grounds for suoh gossip? A. Well, no. Exoept at times perhaps the horses have been driven a little faster than seemed necessary to me. Q, Would that, in your opinion, have any bearing on the finanoial question as to economy? A. Only so far as it would take more horses to run the carriages. Q. How long a time have yon resided in Jamestown? A. Ten years last fall. Q. Then you muBt be thoroughly acquainted with the way this institution has been managed since yon have had dealings with the same, are you not? A. Yes. Q. Then state as to your opinion whether or not the institution has been extravagantly run and the public funds necessarily expended during the time of your acquaintance with the officers of this institution. A. No. So far as I am able to state. Q. But, Mr. Wood, you stated by your former answer that you were thoroughly acquainted with the manage ment, or rather the way it was managed, therefore I should judge you oompetent to give your opinion as to the extrava ganoe of thiB institution and I request your answer as direct as possible. A, I have bad business dealings with the asylum for nearly ten years—first in the furniture business, afterwards in the livery business and of my own knowl edge I know of no extravagance. (Questions by Trustee MoGinnie.) Q. Mr. Wood, were yon in Fargo last week? A. I was. I got there the evening of the 30th of December and I left the morning of January 6th—last Monday morning. While in Fargo I saw Mr. Montague, and Mr. Mitohell, members of this board of trustees Mr. McGillivray also, a brother-in-law of Mr. Montague. The two last reside at DickinBou. At the same time I also saw Dr. Branch of Dickinson and ex-Auditor Porter nm not sure about Senator Young. I read some of the newspapers but am not able to make oath to whether I read or heard that the senator was there. I don't think I know Attorney Liboy of Park River, and don't recollect seeing his name on the register of one of the hotels. 1 neither saw anything of Mr. Kellogg or Dr. Moore at Fargo at the same time. Q. Did you hear Mr. Montague and Mr. Mitohell, members cf this board of trustees McGillivray and Dr. Branch and ex-Auditor Porter together in con versation at any time during your visit at Fargo? A. I didn't see them all together at one time. Mr. McGillivray, Mr. Monta gue and Mr. Mitchell went up to, I think, Mr. McGillivray's room one morn ing. I waited for them to come do*n, as I had an engagement with two of them. The witness also stated that he fre quently saw them together, but this was stricken out of the testimony.) I didn't hear them discuss asylum matters, ex cept when I took part in the conversa tion. I talked with Senator McGilli vruy alone regarding the authorship of those artioles in the Argus and Tribune. I asked, I believe, if be thought Marsh all, of Bismarck, was the author of the articles in the Tribune, of Bismarck, and he repled "no." I questioned him some if he had any idea as to the one who wrote them, and got the impression that Mr. Foley, I think, of Medora, was prob ably the correspondent for the Bismarck Tribune and the Argue. (Questions by the examiner). Mr. Wood, did you in your conversa tion with those gentlemen hear men tioned as to whether or nut the hospital for the insane, located at Jamestown, was extravagantly or wastefully man aged by any of the officers, or the man agement as a whole? A. I remember ot nothing ot the kind. Q. Then you must have got the im pression that they bad nothing whatever in a finamcal way to charge against the institution? A. I felt sure as to that. Engineer Pettigrew,recalled(Questions by Examiner Monday. Q. Mr. Pettigrew, can you give figures as to the cost of coal for each year for a few years baok, showing the difference in the expenditures for the eame? A. Our coal year Btarts in July. In 1892 and 1893 we burned 4,281 tons and 1,270 pounds costing $12,415.20. In 1893 and 1894 we burned 3,676 tons and 350 ponnds cost $10,661.41. In 1894 and 1895 we burned 3,1.88 tons and 1,390 pounds cost $9,245.60. The reduction is principally due to improvements in our heating apporatus and in improved methods in burning our native coal. The expense for the material in oatrying out these improvements was about $950, all the being done by the labor employed at the institution. (Questions by Stew ard Lovell.) Q. In your judgement will these im provements last for a number of years? A. Those improvements are perman ent improvements and will last a num ber of years. The saving by those im provements from 1892 and 1893 to the present time amount to $3,000 annually. Witnesses testifying at this inveitiga tion who care to exercise their full rights, will be permitted to have the advise of an attorney. Catarrh Cannot be Cared with local applications, as they cannot reach the seat of the disease. Catarrh is a blood or constitutional disease, and in order to cure it you must take inter nal remedies. Hall's Catarrh Oure is taken internally, and aots directly on the blood and mucous surfaces. Hall's Catarrh Cure is not a quack medicine. It was prescribed by one of the best physicians in this country for years, and is a regular prescription. It is composed of the best tonios known, combined with the best blood purifiers, acting di rectly on the mucous surfaces. The perfect combination of the two ingre dients is what produces suoh wonderful results in curing catarrh. Send for testimonials, free. F. J. CHENEY & Co., Props., Tolodo, O. Sold by druggists, price 75c. District Court. James D. Walden charged with at tempt to commit robbery, had on motion of Attorney R. A. Bill and States Attor ney Conklin, his case dismissed and was released from custody. An order of the oourt was attempted to be made on Attorney E. W. (Jamp to show oause why he should not be com pelled to give testimony before the pub lic examiner in the investigation now in progress, in regard to the finanoial ques tion. Mr. Camp did not appear and the matter went over. Expecting New Settlers. J. B. Eaton, of Devils Lake, manager and adjuster of the German Amerioan Insurance Company, for the Dakotas has been looking over risks and busi ness here for several days. He says Jamestown is one of the best built oities he has seen in the Dakotas, and presents a most substantial, prosperous appear ance. Speaking of new settlers, he says that over 400 immigrants have come into Ramsey oounty this year, and they ex pect 1,000 in 1896. Many are Dunk ards, who do not expect much the first few years, and are willing to work bard, having been aooustotned to it. They are accustomed to 40 and C0-aore farms, and 160 acres are all one nan wants. Many merchants are well aware that their oustomsrs are their best friends and take pleasure in supplying them with the beet goods obtainable. As an in stance we mention Perry & Cameron, prominent druggists of Flushing, Mich igan. They say: "We have no hesita tion in recommending Chamberlain's Cough Remedy to our customers, as it is the best cough medicine we have ever sold, and always gives satisfaction." Forsale at 25 and 50 cents per bottle by druggists. •4- 1*:'I L.