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JlfeMhiMy tare SOVAl SAKINO POWDER CO., KEW VOW. tL •-J COUNTRY CORRESPONDENCE COU ItrK.N'AV. "Santa Clans" made a great many little heart# happy Christmas eve at the Presbyterian church. There was a beau tiful tree 15 feet high richly ornamented and decorated with dazzling globes and pendants with silver and gold threads twisted among the branches and wax oandles in prefusion. It was a dazzling eight and reminded one of fairy land. Promptly at 8 o'clock tbe exercises began by Christmas enrols followed by recitations by a number of tbe little ones after which Kev. Cor key gave eten optioan views and a lecture on tbe birth and history of the Savior. He wns finally complelled to close on account of tbe arrival of "Santa," who knocked vig orously for admittance. And then what a time we did have. Bat I couldn't do the thing justice. Ole Olson was played in tbe Woodman hall to a good house after "Santa" left town Friday night the performance gave satisfaction. Miss Mary Altringerof Dover, who was seriously ill with nervous prostra tion. under the skilled treatment of Dr. Maodonald has nearly recovered. She left for her home last week and ber re covery seems almost miraculous to ber friends. Hans Peterson says he has a of a time" with the whole family sick and he the only one to nurse them—five children with measels and the mother down with rheumatism. Miss LouBie Nelson of Black River Falls,'Wis., who spent the summer with her sister, Mrs. John Syvertson. returned last week. She made many friends here who regret her departure. Commissioner Clark speut Christmas witb Landlord Walsh on county busi cecs. Mrs. S. M. Posey and children are all down with the measles. Mrs. Posey's life was despaired of, bat ebe is now conval escent. We are getting quite metropolitan our way as large quantities of "Bag juice," in original packages came by both freight and express last week and Christ mas eve it was made manifest in the flesh that several of the packages had lost their originality. Tbe bog can al ways be told by his grunt. Our merchants remembered many of their customers by substantial gifts that were highly appreciated and we must say they out-do tbe merchants of any other town we have ever done business in. Saturday Mrs. C. A. Sanford reoeived notice by telegram of ber sister's baa band's death in New York City. Mrs. W. M. Row has returned after •pending two weeks in the Twin Cities with friends. Mrs. Smith of Albany, 111., arrived Friday to take oare of ber son who is seriously ill as a result of taking oold after having tbe measles. Tbe "Klondyke" fever is beginning to appear here and it may carry off some of oar sports aboat tbe time geese go north. H. N. Tuoker has pat in a new Knabe piano. BUCHANAN. The Baehanan Literary society will bold its fourth meeting Mew Years eve. Howard E. Jonee spent a short vaca tion at home. Misses Lola Lovell and Zella Burgett went to Jamestown to spend Xmas. Quite a large crowd assembled at the school house ai noon Friday at the cor dial invitation extended by tbe Ladies Aid society. Tbe Christmas tree, l*eau tifnily decorated and aglow witb candles, delighted the children. There was an avalanche of candy and popcorn followed by the distribution of all sorts of sugges tive looking packages, calculated to till tbe mind of tbe recipient witb eager ex pectancy. Apparently no one was for gotten An exoellent program was ren dered by the school and macb credit is due to the teacher, Miss Lovell, for tbe manner in wbicb tbe pupils acquitted themselves. Tbe following is the pro gram: Singing—Merry, Merry Christmas, by tbe school. Recitations—A Christmas Carol, by Peter Jobnnon A Christmas Greeting, by Joe Davis aod Christmas on tbe Polly, by Seima Johnson. Song—Glad Xmas Bells, by tbe school. Recitations—Why Santa Clauu is Wise, by Joel Johnson Hang Up the Baby's Stocking, by Nellie Jonson and Tbe Brightest, Gladdest, Sweetest, by Florenoe Davis. Song—The Secret of the Stare, by Bessie Jones snd Mabel Farnswortb. Recitations—There's a Song in ths Air, by Esther Gram and A Christmas Retiectioo, by Willie Nelson. A Christmas Bell Drill, by six pupils. Recitations—A Guess for tbe Children hy Emil Nelson snd Does Santa Claus Have a Guide, by Irvin Farnswortb. Soags—Christmas Day ia Coming, by L«l* Lovell and Graoe Farnswortb and Kemo, Kimo, by tbe Baobanan sisters. Recitations—Christmas, by Henrietta Falok While Stars of Xmas Shin*, by Or* Gram. Song bj —hnnl. Tim* for Santa Clans. Hacitaiios*—Tbe Secret Witb Santa Olaon, by Beaste Jonss A Christmas MM drill by thirteen pa pi Is song—We're Waiting for Santa, by Jessie Baohanan and Santa Olaus, a reottetion, by A. J. Riker. MOMTPBlilBR. The all important question in this vicinity at present is have yon had tbe measles yet or are you exposed. There are several eases reported and a lot more expected every day. Mr Bert A. Uarley is having quite a serious time with them having eatight a severe oold afterward. Mrs. Frank Oarr, Roy Carley and John Updyke are oo thepreeent list. Jule Naze's children have all been down witb them bat are nearly reeovered, also Joseph Compe' son, Johnie There will b* a New Years ball at the home of Theodore Naze on Saturday evening next and a jolley good time is expected. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Talley are the proud pnrente of a bouncing baby girl, born a few days ago. Attorney Jullawortb of Jameetown was hero last week Friday looking up law matters. Quite a contrast in tbe weather at pre sent from what it was one year ago and everyone ought to appreciate it. Very little feed has been consumed yet as compared with last, year at this time. Stock of all kinds picking their living yet, or nearly so and doing nicely. Married in -Jamestown Dec. 20th, Mr. E. L. Heath of this plate and Miss Minnie Sidmore of Sbar low, P. O. Mr. Heath is one of the "old settlers" of this vicinity having come here with bis parents from Wisconsin some fourteen years ago. He is well known tLrough this part of the county as a steady and well respected young man. The bride, Mise Sidmore also came to this county in the early days with ber parents who still reeide some nine miles west of this place. She is well known in her vicinity and muoh liked by all. Mr. and Mre. Heath will immediately go to keeping hous** on the old Horatio Heath tibmeetead three miles east of here and their many friends all join in wishing them the best of suc cess snd a bright pathway through life'B journey. SPIRIT W OOD Tbe Christmas festivities were intro duoed by a tree at Mr. Jennings' Thurs day evening, which was attended by a tew friends. Tbe event of tbe season consisted in an entertainment and tree at tbe church Friday evening, An exoellent program inoluding dialogues, recitations and sing ing was rendered and appreciated by a crowded bouse. Santa Olaus concluded tbe exercises by making everybody bappy with presents. Tbe little folks at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Maloney celebrated the oocasion Saturday evening witb a tree wbiob was attended by a number of friends and relatives. Miss Blfle Sackrider left for Buffalo, N. Y., Monday evening* Geo. Bronson started for Canada where be will spend tbe winter visiting. Rev. J. N. Loach will spend a few weeks in Manitoba. Presiding Elder Ryan preached here Sunday evening and held tbe quarterly conference Monday. Miss Annie Gordon is home during the holidays from ber school near Pin gree. An oyster supper and dance to.be given by Geo. Whipple, is annou need for Wednesday evening at tbe residence of Albert Conley. The time for Sunday sohool has been obanged to 2 o'clock. Mias Annie Bronson will attend sobool in Jamestown during the winter. CLARK CITY. School olosed last Friday, after being in session sight months. The Piano Sunday school scholars rendered a vary fine program last Friday night, after wbiob a heavily ladened Xmas tree was lighted and many hearts made glad by tbe numerous presents re ceived. D. A, Jones returned last Sunday sight from Valley City. Ernsst Shollander is spending the holidays witb his parents. D. R. Jones, Miss Blanche Jones and Miss Jeanie Morrow made a trip to Val ley City last Tuesday returning Wed nesday. H. E. Ferguson was in Jameetown last Friday doing his Xmas trading. Carl Sobollander made Herb Jones a pleasant visit last Monday. Deo. 27. TOPSY. 8taeep for Sale. A few good Shropshire grade back, cheap for cash. Jno. Ford, Montpelier. Wabpeton Globe: Governor Briggs' health is considerably improved sinoe bis visit to Kirksville, Mo., but the weather was so bad that he could not remain there. Late diagnosis of the governor's case is that be has no con sumption, but that he ia in a cbronio oondition of poenmoma, and that only a long residence in a warm dry climate will benefit him. Tbe governor expects to find such a climate somewhere in the vicinity of Los Angelee, Cal. SLEEP FOR SKIN-TORTURED BABIES And («st for tired mothers ia a warn hath wlthCunooaA BOAT, andaalngle application of CCTWOBA (ointment), the great skin cure. CimcuBA Bm» afford instant relief, and point to a speedy owe at tortnring, dis Inrtag, humiliating, Itching, burning, bleed lac. crusted, sealy (kin and sealp humors, With loss of hair, whsa all elss fails. Porta*A*»C«*i. SKIN SOUP FISK TO TRY YILLER8. Tbe First CAM to be Heard at the Next Term of Dis trict Court. The trial of M. J. Vlllere for tbe alleged murder of August Tromer, it is believed, will be the firet murder trial ever to have been held in Stutsman oonnty and for this reason, outaide of the looal interest in tbe case, will attract a great deal of attention. Attorneys. E. Ellsworth bas been designated by the prisoner and appointed by tbe conrt as oounsel for the defendant find, it is un derstood, Judge Glaspell has called in Jodge Fiak of Grand Forks to try tbe oaae because of bis ineligibility, having assisted in the prosecution of Villers at his trial and conviction of assault with intent to kill upon Mrs. Tromer. Tbe atate will be ably represented in tbe prosecution by County Attorney F. Baldwin. Tbe case will be the first on tbe calendar and it is expected will he taken up and tbe trial begun Thursday, January 6th. Both tbe peosecution and defense are expected to make a strong tight and the cose will probably occupy tbe greater part of tbe term. PREPARING TO REORGANIZE. Step* Taken to L'oreclow on the WIKOD- •II» Central Llnti* MILWAUKEE, Dec. 29.—A step looking toward the reorganization of the Wiscon sin Central lines was taken during the afternoon when a decree of foreclosure was entered by Judge Jenkins of the United States circuit court in favor of John A. Stewart and Edwin H. Abbott, as trustees, against the Wisconsin Cen tral railroad for $12,000,000, the amount of the first mortgage bonds, unpaid in terest coupons of $1,800,000 and inter est on the deferred interest payments since July 1, 1894, all payments having been in default since that date, the total amount being $14,309,125. The matter is referred to F. M. Hoyt as Bpecial master to ascertain and re port whether the railways, franchises and property of the company should be sold as an entirety or in two or more separate parcels, and what liens, if any, are superior to the said first mortgage. Detroit Free Preu Damaged. DETROIT, Dec. 29. —Fire broke out at midnight in the Heinaman building on West Larned street and quickly spread to tbe building occupied by the Detroit Free Press Printing company. Before the flames could be subdued the Heina man building was completely gutted and the stock of the Free Press Print ing company was heavily damaged. Was Luetgert'a Birthday. CHICAGO, Dec. 29.—It was Luetgert's 52d birthday, and while his trial was in session beiore Judge Garry he wore a rose in his buttonhole to celebrate the event. He was in a good humor and frequently laughed as Mrs. Agatha Tosch told of damaging statements he had made to her. She was on tbe «tand nearly ftll day. LOSS FULLY 830,000. Bl| C*it Grand Fork* Grocery and ins St»re Pcttroyed* GRAND FORKS, N. D., Dec. 519.— M. Graham's large clothing and grocery store in East Grand Forks burned last night, the fire originating from the fur nace. Part of the upper floor was used by several secret societies aa a lodge room and the other part by Mr. Gra ham for living apartments. His stock and building were worth probably |80,* 000. Other buildings adjoining were saved by the strenuoua work of tbe firemen. Tralaar IMMldm Dead. CUVIURD, Dec. 2FT.—John Donald* son, the well known aporting man, died here after a brief illneaa of inflamma tion of the bowels. Donaldson waa beat known as J. J. Cocbett's sparring partner and trainer. He put Corbett ia oondition for his fights with Mitchell, Jackson and Sullivan at.d was in Cor* bett's corner at the Fitaaimmona fight at Carsen City. More Alaafcan steamer*. NEW YORK, Dec. 29.—A Montreal dispatch to The Evening Post says: The Canadian Pacific railway bas com pleted arrangements for tbe construc tion of six light draught stern wheel steamers to ply on Alaskan waters in conjunction with the two ocean steam ers which they have purchased in Scot land. Maaaacred Eight Hundred. CINCINNATI, Dec. 29. —Yakob Sargis of Ooramiah, Persia, now in this city giving talks on Persia and Armenia, has just received a letter from friends in hia Persian home informing him that a band of raiders from Koordestan had massacred all the inhabitants of a Persian Christian town, 800 souls, near 8almas, Persia. rire at Hasan City. MASON CITY, Ia., Dec. 99.—Fire badly damaged the Voorhiea and Roberta block. Hogg & Schipman's clothing atock, Simons' tailor shop, Calhoun'a musical instrument room, and Dim* mick & Wrate'a cigar plant, were all badly damaged. Total loss, $12,000 covered by insurance. To Devalop Connecticut Ore Beds. WINSTED, Conn., Dec. 28.—It ia an nounced here that J. Pierpont Morgan and Thomas A. Edison have purchased important water privileges on the Houaatonic river at Falls village and will erect a number of the new Edison ore separators. They control valuable ore beds, a canal and other equipments. Mother and Daughter Fatally Berne*. PITTSBURG, Dec. 29.—During a fire at New Haven, a suburb of this city, Mis* Nancy Browdy, aged 40, was barnsd Is death, and her mother, aged 70, waa so badly burned that she caaaot survive. A NEW YEAH-* LAMENT. Hi'iirtin ot buddtnt bard* who tell as in their tuneful, tearful rhyme We must lavish all onr pity on the poor at New Year's time S a in their rueful sighing. eeaae the tearing of their hair, For the man who needs our pity is the hapless millionaire. All the year he haa expenses quite peculiar to his kind. If he owns a ooun try mansion, he is sure as fate to find There Is little left at New Year's if be docs not have a care, For tho country tas assessor always plucks a million aire. When the Christ mastime with him. there is lit tie Joy *ti life Be must spend a modest fortune on his daughters and his wife. Be hns forty poor relations who must have their presents rare. Or they'll curse the parsimony of the luckless million aire FLLAHONDS HOI""* (KM Be has scores of friends mipover istieci who must each receive a lift. And his butler and his coachman both expect a N'ew Year's Rift, fciu: 1* iluz.cn utlici i-ants lie in wait to get a niKire There the boy who leavtm The paper —he must get his usual tip. There's AlcGee. the faithfnl post man. and his 'Happy New Year's" trip There's the elevator a the "cabby" on the square Not a one must be torgotten by the Imthered u'lii nonaire Every clerk around the office be can see is full of hope That he'll find an extra greenback in the pay day envelope his club each smilinK lackey's primed toeithfci bless or swear remembered or forgotten by the worried million aire All the 'Happy a N Year's.' while the poor are hav ing fun. Be is paying out money like a bank that haa a "run."' Every hand that is extended seems to miss his hand with care And to grasp the leg elastio of the plundered mil lionaire. All the ''Bappy. a N Year's" he is en vying the poor. Being everybody's victim is not fun a sure. Which is why I take exception to the bards and here declare That the man who needs our pity is the hapless millionaire. A. PLDTO KRATT Only tho Walls Left Standing. UTICA, Dec. 20.—A special from Am sterdam aaya that one of the engine houses of tbe Sanford carpet milla was wrecked hy nn explosion, presumably of dynamite, at 10:80 p. m. Only two walls were left atanding. The engine was to be uaed in running a new mill which was to a tart up next week. Kloctrle Coespaalos Consolidate. ST. LOUIS, Dec. 20.—The Miaaouri Electric Light and Power company and the Edison Electrical oompany, two of the largeat conoerna of their kind in the city, have oonaolidated. The new concern, it is started, will issue 94,000,. 000 of gold-bearing bonds. Failed to Beaek Iks Kleadlke. WINNIPBO, Dec. 20 A dispatch from Edmonton, N. W. T., records the death of Captain AUeyne, leader of an Eng. lish party bound for the Klondike. Alleyue snocumbsd to pneumonia. Edward Joseph Buckley, for many yeara one of the belt knows actors oa the American stage, Is dead, aged years. He bad besn paralysed lavas* «hl years. COUHTY COMMISSIONER* [OFFICIAL.] Board of county commissioners in ses sion Deo. 90 at 10 o'elook a. m. as per adjournment. Full board present. Minutes of mssting Deo 6tb, 7th, nod 8th read and oorreoted as follow*: Bill of Mrs 1 E Busaell made to read: Diok Gnmmings, nursing John Roe 21 days Board of Niok Oummings while nnraing John Roe Board of John Koe, three weeke. Board, fuel, waabing and lighta three weeka 21 00 10 B0 10 50 Brown, can road cert 22, dist 23 Brown, can road cert 23,dist 19 Peter Sparling, oau road cert 6, dist 23 Michael Heoketsweiler. can road cert 28, dist 22 his 6 00 Application of W Cowan made to read aa follows: W Cowan made application for re duotioD of valuation of Neii 8wi Bee 32 Twp 140 range 66 to 9260 on land and $250 on improvements and cancellation of iS." terest for yeara 1800, *92. W, '97. On motion application waa granted with tho proviso that ith® sum of l«w which Wm Dwyer and others it is un derstood have agreed to pay on said de linquent tax, be paid into tbe county treasury before refunding warrants and redemption statements be delivered to asid W Cowan. On motion minutes of meeting Deo o, 7, and 8 were approved as oorreoted. Bids for patting in a steam beating plant for court bouse were received and opened and read as follows: Kelley & Lamb $1,483 00 Moore Heating Co 1,588 00 Saxton Phelps & Co 1.690 00 A Craig 1.719 00 Maginn & Bradley Co 3,37o 00 Roberts Goes & Co 1700 00 Masters & Oanham 1,900 00 Pood & Hasey Co, their own plants and specifications... 1,500 00 Pond & Hasey Co, being tbe lowest, and beet bedders on motion the contract was awarded to Pond & Hasey Co, ac cording to plans and specifications for $1,388.00. Taber made application for abatement of tax for destroying cactus on 81}4 32-137-64 in the sum of 820. On motion application was granted. On motion tbe following bills were allowed: wolf bounty....Sf H. Larson, Ot the- Happy New Year' favors of thu hunted mil lionaire 2 00 2 00 2 00 2 00 2 00 Abram Toess, Otto Boh) man, Ben Baenan, Ob as Smith, Geo Barnard & Co, office sup plies 28 50 The Herald, offioe supplies 6 00 Geo li .Jackson, repairing vault.. 1 00 Joe Mason, digging grave for August Tromer 5 00 E Lyman, supplies to Peter Liamerg 8 00 John Siebert, erroneous asst road poll year 1895 W Rabb, erroneous asst road poll year 1895 Churchill, Webster & Bolinger, supplies to Mrs. Wagooer... Gus Lindgren. witness before grand jury 1 50 1 50 7 23 3 10 Weaoom, can road cert —, diet 3 Herbert Weo^om, can road cert, 2*2, dist 3 16 00 N Sawyer, can rond cert 2, dist 3 Ed Doughty, can road cert 5, dist 14 Hugb Smith, can road cert 5, dist 32 Tonv Neva, can .mud cert 7, dist 32 25 60 8 00 75 1 70 19 20 4 00 6 60 4 80 5 55 Sears, oan road cert 22, dist 10 Mr Simmers, oan road cert 18, dist 10 A Selby, oan road cert 19, dist 10 Wm Farley, oan road cert 9, dist 84 6 40 5 25 4 80 75 E Winfleld, oan road oert 8, dist 84 38 30 Bennett, oan road oert —,dist 8 3 25 Geo Palmer, oan road oert —, dist 20 6 40 W Sinclair, oan road oert 6, dist »26 20 70 John Moore, can road cert 4, dist 15 4 90 A Pieroy, cancelled road oert 20, dist 3 2 35 Jerome Sabin, cancelled road cert 24, dist 16 8 80 Henry Manns, cancelled road oert 10. dist 15 3 40 Henry Manns, cancelled road cert 7, dist 15 5 10 Henry Manns, cancelled road oert 8, diatl5 170 Wm Tompkins, canoolled road eert 17, dist 23 4 00 Bernard Campbell, oanoelled road oert—, dist 20 9 60 William Thorns, oanoelled road eert 11, dist 6 160 N Merry, oanoelled road oert 9, dist 26 4 70 Weld, oanoelled road eert 23. diet23 6 40 Robert Vessey. oanoelled road oert 12, dist 23 4 00 Michael Tosy, oanoelled road oert 12, dist28 6 40 Jamss Sadler, oanoelled road oert —, dist 8 6 40 John Knlink, oanoelled road eart —, dist 20 1 00 Jamss Lees, oanoelled road oert —, dist 20 7 20 Louis Rndwiok, oanosllsd road osrt—, dist 20 100 N E Farnawortb, oanosUed road oert—,dist 20 6 40 John Ford, oanoslled road oert 11, dist 28 9 60 Townaend, oanoelled road eert 27, dist22 7 20 0 Wade, commissioner's salsry quarter ending Deoember 31, 1 1807 31 50 E E a ii on a "«r ary, quarter ending Deoem ber 81,1897 29 60 Woodbury, commissioner's salary, quarter ending De oember 31, 1897 20 40 On motion auditor was instructed to oorraot and refund erroneoue aaasi""— of tax on 8EJt( 2-144-62 and 2-144-62. Jment SWif On motion board adjourned sine die. JOHK F. TmvK, County Auditor. Annnal Meeting. The annual meeting of tbe stockhold ers of tbe James River National bank of Jamestown, North Dakota, for the elec tion of direotnrs, will be held at its bank ing bouse in Jameetown, Tuesday, the lltb day of January. A. D. 1896. Polls open from 10 a. m. to 4 p. m. The proposition to amend Section lof the artioles of sssooiation will be consid ered at such meeting. E. P. WELLS, Prssident. Jamestown, Deo. 10,1897. Harry Lanterman, the man arrested at Fargo for the Moorhead train robbery, has been diacharged. Tbe police still have a few "clues" left. Argus: About 18 or 20 years ago the Hon. John Haggart reoalls that there was a winter very similar to the present one, and tbe following year the cropB were the best that the valley had ever had. Mr. Haggart is confident that the ooming year will be one of the best in the history of the state. Thursday's Markets—Local. Wheat: No. 1 bard, per bu No. 1 northern No. 2 northern No. 3 northern No. 4 northern Rejected Flax Floor: "Belle", per 100 lbs "Entire Wheat," 100 lbs "A Patent", per 100 Ibe "Golden Northwest," per 100 lb9. "Home Comfort" 140 lbs Bran, per ton 10 Shorts, per ton 12 Ground feed, per ton 17 Soreeninge, per ton 8 Coal (at yards) per ton: Hard 9 U0 Soft 6 00 Lignite 3 00 Wood (at yards) per cord Maple and birch 6 50 Oak 6 00 Tamarack 5 00 Pine slabs 4 00 Butter, fair demand 15 to 20 Eggs, per dozen, gcod demand 20 Hay: Loose, per ton $4 to 5 00 Potatoes, per bu 30 Oats, perbn 30 "WEDNESDAY'S MARKETS." Dnlatb markets: 1 Hard 92 1 Nor 92 TH£1U£*S ONLY ONE HAILitOAD That operates its tramB on the famous block system between the Twin Cities, Milwaukee snd Chicago That lights its trains by electricity throughout That uses the celebrated electric berth reading lamp That runs four splend o'ly equipped pas seneer trains everv day from St Paul and Minneapolis through to Chicago via Milwaukee And THAT road is tbe CHICAGO, MILWAUKEE & ST. PAUL. It also operates steam-heated veatibuled trains, carrying tbe latest private compartment care, library buffet smoking cars, and palace drawing mom sleepers. Parlor cars, free reclining obair oars and tbe very boot dining ear service. For lowest rates to any point in the United State*, Canada or Mexico, apply to ticket agente, or address J. T. OOHIBT, Aas't Oenl Pass. Agt., 8t.Fhnl.Minn. NOTE—Elegantly equipped trains from St. Panl and Minneapolis through to Peoria, St. Louts and Kansas City daily. One Minute Cough Cure cures quick ly. That's wbat you want! Wonnenberg & Avis. To Chicago By Dayllcbt. On your way to Canada. Tbe Burling* ton's "Scenic Express." leaving St. Paul every morning except Sunday, at 8:15, arrives in Chicago tbe same evening, making connections with late trains for Canadian points. Low rates. See if your ticket reads "Burlington Route." Your looal tioket agent has them for sale J. A. Perkins, of Antiquity, O., waa for thirty yeara needleaaly tortured by pbyaicians for the cure of eoaems. He was quickly cured by using DeWitt's Witch Hssel Salve the famous healing salve for piles and skin disesses. Won uenbergjfc Avis. NOTICE-TIMBER CULTURE, U. 8. I .and Office, Fargo, N. D., Dec. 34th. 18R7. I Complaint having been entered at this ofllee by David Fuchs, against Allen O. Letter, for failure to comply with law as to timber culture entry Mo, 11*2, dated June ISth, 1866, upon the 8w54 ot section as, concerning In township 18»N. range W, west 5th P. M. In Stutsman county, N. 1)., with a view to the cancellation of said entry con testant alleging that said Allen O. l^efler has not cultivated, broken or plowed any part there of that be planted no trees, tree seeds, cuttings or shrubbery or shrubs thereon except that lie did In the year law, break about ten acres there on that no part thereof has since been culti vated, broken or plowed or planted to trees, tree seeds, cuttings, shrubs or shrubbery: and that no one has ever done so for lilm: that no trees, tree seeds, cuttings, shrubs or shrubbery have ever been planted thereon b« claimant or i»J any one In his behalf that he has waolly aban doned 6aid land and departed from tbe stale the said parties are hereby summoned and re quired to appear at the office of Ormst'.v M" Barg, a notary public, audoonunissiouer here in, Jamestown, North Dakota, April Ind. A. D.,im, at tbe hour of noon ten o'clock ia tbe of that day, to respond aaldaUMpd wntch evidence fore and give testimony failure the bearing upot and testimony so be held -. this office on April the hour rurnwbedw'Il Mb, A. at D. IWi «l ten o'clock day. la the forenoon A. B. of sale BimDnaHAUr, Register, John Knauf, Attorney for Plaintiff, Janet-1 town, K. D. 1 First Pub. Dec. N, UVT.