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Ffeemao's'M Proof" Line
For MEN, YOUTHS ancl BOYS.
Nothing better made In Hood Footwear.
For sale by all Wide-a-wake
Ask Your Dealer For Them.
Every Pair Warranted by
G. OOTZIAN & CO.
Goodyear Oil Clothing
Sold at retail by dealers and
GOOH RUBBER CO.
375-377 SIBLEY ST.,
House Work is Hard Work without GOLD DUST.
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SAMS STOCK ASSCAL
For Sale Cheap.
A five room house and barn, near
N. P. shop. Cash or on time. Enquire
of I). Yessey or Alfred Steele, .lames-
town, N. I.
AH Stylo, and Si7"i for
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IN PRICE, IN STYLE,
IN WEARING CAPACITY
Is found in the
"New Capital" Shoe Ladles
ST. PAUL, MINN.
The Best and Yet the Cheapest,
vin«r. Wo l.uvoJi complete Urn* Ml i-n .uu. '.iiu ul.-. t.muirs.
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T. M. ROBERTS SUPPLY HQUSUr&Lta-7aU
TV Ccnnin" all hc*r thU
Kfery Ktni of Pari. A Tr»/le-.M«.rit.
—For Sale by—
6IESELER, BLEWETT & CO.
& MlflHtAPOLIS, MiNN.
inoel iii}4' »»f board of coin
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missioners in session Dee. 1". I'.Kio.
On inntion the following bills we
audited and allnweil:
Haas vS: Hlewett. grader repairs $ !)1 77
I) 11 uylies, grader repairs.. :i 0i
A Parkinson, clerk auditor
otlice 1!) "0
l'rosper Naze, house rent 3 00
Whereas, under chapter 130, Laws
1899. we the board of county commis
sioners of Stutsman county make the
following rules and restrictions as to
how land and lots may be. disposed of
that have been or may be bid in by
the state or county under the revenue
laws of this state:
1st. Upon application of any per
son or persons to purchase from this
county any lands or lots owned by the
count or "state, under the revenue
laws of this state, the county auditor
isinstructedtocause a notice to be
given to the public by one insertion in
a weekly newspaper published at
Jamestown. N. D.. and bv posting or
causing to be posted such notice in
the postotlice nearest to the land.
Said notice to contain a description ot
said lands or lots so to be sold, ami
that sealed bids for the county right
will be received and opened at the
next meeting of said board, the board
reserving the right to reject any or all
2(1. That, at the next meeting ot
said board all bids to be opened and
the lands or lots set out in said bids
and notice to be sold to the highest
bidder, if said bid meets with the ap
probation of said board.
3d. Said bids to be on the basis *t
one-sixth of said purchase price to be
paid on notice of acceptance and 111«•
tive-sixlhs balance to be paid one-sixth
each year thereafter with 7 per cent
nterest annually, and said auditor to
enter into a contract, with said pur
chaser. conditions as above, and to re
ceipt for said payments and turn same
over to the treasurer of said county.
Said purchaser may pay all ot said
amounts at any time before same be
come due and thus save interest. Said
purchaser to pay to the treasurer ol
said county all payments after the
first, and on all pavrnents being made
together with all taxes thereafter as
sessed or levied, said county auditor
to make out a deed to said purchaser
conveying all of said state or county
interest in and to said land to said
purchaser or his assigns.
4th. That in case two or more per
sons make application in writing that
said lands or lots or any portion of the
same be sold at public auction, then
said countv auditor he required to
cause a notice to be given ot' a public
auction at front door of court house,
describing said lands or lots, and that
he give said notice by printing and
posting as in the rules heretofore set
"jth. That at said sale any person
persons inav bid on same and that the
highest bidder at said public sale shall
have a contract as hereinbefore de
scribed upon this board continuing
said sale at their next regular meet
That any assignment ot said coun
ty's interest in and to any said lands
or lots made since July 1st., 1890 is
hereby ratified and confirmed, wheth
er made by the commissioners or bv
the treasurer or auditor.
On motion the resolution was
On motion lniard adjourned sine die
L. B. Nikmkykh,
German Verein Dance.
There will be a dance Friday even
ing next, for the Verein members and
i»i to losrt
i-»s \vc \iro
A Hankin. report of births
deaths six months ending
Dec lSiti) 00
Jamestown Alert, printing tax
list, stationary •••.•••
Jamestown Alert, publication
abstracts of county vote
election 1900 54 38
Baldwin, to fuel and lights
and postage in otlice of
state's attorney from Jan
1807 Janv 1001 120 00
Fred Bloskaski, wolf cert 2 00
Cristoper Meidinger, wolf cert
Fred Lehr, wolf cert. 00
On motion road certi ticates amount
ing to the sum of $83.12 was allowed.
On motion the bill of W McGilli
vray acting as constable at TCldridge
precinct, general election 1000, amount
ing to $4.00 was rejected.
)n motion board adjuurned to meet
this day Dec 17, 1000 at 1:30 p. m.
Board met with all members pre
On motion auditor was instructed
to draw warrant for the sum of *"0.00
to Flint overseer poor in want.
On motion register deeds otlice be
allowed a clerk lured for amount of
$30.00 to complete work.
The report showing delinquent per
sonal taxes for 1800 collected by the
slieriti: and said report presented to the
board of commissioners with sheritl's
certificate and county treasurer re
ceipt attached, and on motion said
report accepted and placed on lile in
otlice of county auditor. Carried.
The communication and petition
signed Wilson superintendent
Northern Pacitic railroad company in
regard to the preparation of an ease
ment granting to the county of Stuts
man permission to use the right-of
way for roadway purposes at various
points in Stutsman comity. North Da
kota, was received and read and the
matter suggested to have prompt at
tention by said boa?d after looking up
the subject with MrC Wilson, and
the anditorso notified the said
1 JAMES RIVER VALLEY NOTES.
There is a matrimonial epidemic
prevalent in Wells county.
The Oakes creamery is turning out
100 pounds of butter daily.
IIay is being shipped from Bowdeii
to Valley City and Sanborn
11. Stinsou has been appointed post
master at Kensal on the Soo.
Sleighing parties are popular in
numerous towns in the valley.
A daughter was born recently to
Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Johnson of Kensal.
A traveling library is circulating
through Wells. Foster and other coun
"Among the Breakers" will be pre
sented by home talent at Bowden
New Rock ford claims to be the best
flax market in that section of the
Rev. Sheridan makes nearly all the
towns in the northern portion of the
llealer Sheils tells the IOdgeley Mail
that he is doing a big business in
Wolf hunts are popular in LaMoure
county and some exciting times are
Ilelwig is anew postotlice in Dickey
county with Luawig llelwigas post
An Oakes man tried to buy hogs in
the vicinity of Kulm but could secure
A physical culture club has been or
ganized by the boys of LaMoure—a
W. II. Quain of Bowden gave a goose
supper to a dozen friends in payment
of an election bet.
Carrington has a literary society and
nearly all the prominent people in that,
city are active members.
A traveling lady gave a heart to
heart talk to the ladies of LaMoure
and sold lots of her medicines.
Harveyites are scrapping over the
the matter of a successor to Miss Anna
Peterson, principal of the schools.
Many schools have been closed in
Diykey county on account of diptheria
and searletina among the Russians.
A Wells county farmer killed his
mule to save hay this winter and will
eat the mule to save a butcher's bill.
The Wells County Free Press thinks
it will be a case of heaven help the pub
lic if it tries to devour Bud Reeves
Miss L.Maud McKnight. has suc
ceeded Sterling as editor of the Cathay
Bee. The press boys wcltome her with
There are now four women editors
in North Dakota. The Anamoose Pro
gress is the latest paper to go over to
The Northern Pacitic now runs daily
trains between Oakes and St. Paul
and there is a whole lot of thankful
people along the line.
Someone swiped a pig out of a Eddy
county farmer's sled and lie is of the
opinion that it was a coarse pleas
antry to say the least.
(r. Lange's store at Kulm was
broken into. It is supposed to be the
work of an amatuer. Nothing was
taken from the store.
The Oakes Republican is of the
opinion that the prohibitionists have
the copyright on—going back on
pledges and things like that.
James Dowkes has sold out his in
terest in the store conducted by Dow
kes & Woodward at New Rock ford
and has left for Ontario.
.1. K. Swan of Wells will not contest
but should Sheyenne precinct be
thrown out will deprive Miner of his
senatorial seat, 'tis said.
Sheriff-elect Eddy will assume the
duties of otlice January 7. the first
Monday in the month. It has not
been given out who will be his deputy
but it is said Frank Eddy will be nam
ed for the place. John B. Fried will
take otlice as register of deeds January
7 also. His deputy will be Andrew
Fred Delger has received a pair of
line thoroughbred sheep.
Peter (iatfney and others shipped
two carloads of horses to Ilibbiug.
Minn., where I hey will work on a skid
L. F. Wanner and son Theodore are
home for the holidays.
Health OUlcer Baldwin was called
to Pingree by telegram on Monday to
see John DeFallr. who was suspected
of having contracted diphtheria. I lie
..•ase proved to be a bad attack of
The next meeting of the literary
society will be held Dec. 31. It has
been suggested that the society bid
good bye to tlie present century with
Strayed from my place near Pingree
about Dec. 1, one eastern raised, light
ray mare, about 8 years old, weight
about 1.4'l0. Ha'd on nalter. Last
seen near Spiritwood lake. Kinder
notify owner Norman Mckenzie, 1. in
gree/N. D., or Louis Peterson, James-
town, N. I).
IT VERY LOW PRICES
Wall Street Club. 1 2 in box
Newell's Standards 12 in box
Washington Irvings .25 in box
La Preferenclas -25 in box
Chancellors 25 in box
John Drews 25 in box
Extra Sifted Peas,
Sliced Peaches for OAa
Cream, per can..
Golden Pumpkin, "flOo
per can wO
New Up-to-Date Toys
Consisting of Steam Engines,
Automobiles. Creeping Turtles,
Alligators and Seals Dancing
Monkeys and Dogs.
10c to $1.50
Such as Furniture Sols,
Chairs, Pianos, Tables, Bed
steads, Rocking Chairs, Doll
Carriages, Blocks, etc., from
5c to $1.75
Iron Stoves, Iron Banks, Iron
Trains, Iron Wagons and Carts,
lOe to $1.50
Magic Lanterns from 60c up.
Harmonicas, a full line, 7c up.
Tambourines from 10c up.
Tool Chests from 25c up.
Dogs, Horses, etc.
Pocket Books. Cigar Cases.
Fancy Candlesticks, Candles
Score Cards, Fancy Calendars.
The Harvey Advertiser advises some
would-be political bosses that there
will lie somethiif doin' if they don't
change their tajt ics.
The Jim Valley will be almost solid
for resubmission this year, it is given
out. Most of the members are pledged
to knock out the prohibition law if
Gov. Devine and Gov. Lee of South
Dakota are having trouble over the
honoring of requisition papers. Lee
refused to honor papers in a Dickey
county case and now Devine is getting
back at him by refusing to honor pa
pers for a man wanted badly in South
A committee has been appointed in
Dickey county to look up the history
of the battle field of Whitcstone in
that, county. and also to take steps to
secure from congress a monument,
coninieiiioraling Gen. Sully's famous
tight with the Indians. September,
1*«)3. in which 2." white men were
It was thought that an eloping
Frazee coupie was in Fargo and the
police of that city stopped tour couples
evidencing suspicious symptoms and
made them give an account of them
selves. But the real elopers have nut
been captured. The principals are a
hired man named Long and a tifteen
year old girl withrornatic ideas?named
James Neal, a farmer residing south
of Spiritwood had his shoulder dislo
Our Stores at this season Display a More
Extensive Variety of Christmas Goods than
can be found Elsewhere in the State.
The Greatest and Richest Display of
Pure Confectionery at Prices that Defy
LowQey's Candies LEAD
Chocolate Marsh Mallows
Fresh Hand Made Creams
Chocolate Maple Creams, Chocolate
Almond Creams, Chocolate Cream
Dates, Chocolate Lemon Creams,
Chocolate Dipped Caramels, Choc
olate Dipped Nougat.
H. M. Cream Bonbons, in Ag
Stick Candy, Burnt Peanuts, Old
Time Mixed, Oriental Squares, at
White House Coffee
Leads all other brands.
2 lb. Can for
With a 10-incli Decorated
Globe, for the
HowmanyCandies in meJar?
A Guess Ticket with every
50c Cash Purchase. The best
guesser is presented with the
Lamp and the Jar of Candies,
Gall for Your Tickets
We have everything that can
be asked for in our
French Ware, German Ware,
A fine line of Decorated Plates
from 20c to $2.00. Cups
and Saucers from 15c to
$1.50. Creamers and Sugar
Bowls from 25c to $3.00.
Cracker Jars 65c
Salad Bowls 50c
Vases, Trays. Nut Bowls, in
all decorations and at all prices.
Call and Examine.
EDWARD M. CHASE
cated. He was leading a colt, a wild
little animal. In attempting to
break away from Mr. Neal the colt
threw him to the ground with suffi
licient force to cause the injuries. Mr.
Neal has a artificial leg and of course
could not move around with as much
freedom as most people. He is re
ported to be doing as well as could be
expected under the
The Catholic Order of Foresters
elected the following at the meeting
held last evening:
C. II. J. B. Hertil.
V. C. R.—A. Blewett,
It. S.—M. P. Morris.
1' S. G. A. Lieber.
Treasurer -Lam ,ert Smith.
Trustees C. A. Klaus, M. Murphy,
E. J. Kuowles.
Delegate to State Court--L. B. Nie
AI ternate—I no. Flaherty.
Med. Ex.-Dr. J. W. Sifton.
Jamestown Chapter No. (. Royal
Arch Masons, elected the following:
Excellent High Priest—F. F. Mont
Scribe—II. N. Middletin.
Treasurer—O. C. Wonnenberg.
Secretary—J. II. Masteis.
Ex-otlicio Representatives to the
Grand Chapter—Messrs'. Montgomery,
Steel and Middleton.
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All Sizes and
Cheaper Than Ever
Jordan Shelled Almonds
Fancy Crackers find
Cookies of all kinds
Fancy Seeded Rais
ins, per lb IOC
Fine Apple Butter, |)1
per lb I *2V
Large Olives, Atf*
per quart wVO
Strawberry Beets, 20C
Fancy Cluster ORf*
Raisins, per lb
per package "C
Citron, Lemon, and
A Complete Assortment at
prices ranging from
1c to $1.75
Books and Books
Children's Toy Books....
5c to 25c
Fancy Bound Books....
Fine Gift Books, A A
a choice selection^
A full and carefully selected
line of the latest styles....
I5c to 50c
We can show you the latest
and most elegant styles in Cut
Glass at prices from
$2 to $I5
We have some handsome
Chafing Dishes. Also a fine
line of Plated Ware, Silverware,
and many gifts in the line of
Busts, Vases, etc., etc.
Melville M. W. A.
The following officers were electcd
for coming year by the M. W. A. of
V. C.—J. A. Leoboldt.
W. A.—George Balding.
Banker—M. C. Murphy.
Clerk—J. P. Kidder.
Manager, 3 years—J. C. Willyard.
Delegate to state convention—J. P.
Alternate—W. N. Johnson.
0. E. S. Officers.
The Eastern Star Monday evening
elected the following otlicers for the
Mrs. O. C. Wonnenberg—Worthy
Dr. 1). B. McLain—Worthy Patron.
Mrs. O. St. C. Chenery—Associate
Miss Ma/.ie Clemens—Secretary.
Mrs. J. E. Anderson—Treasurer.
Mrs. H. Hot'acker—Conductress.
Mrs. S. J. Brad way—Associate Con
Again in Hoc.
C. F. Merry, well known here, has
been arrested on complaint of a Dick
inson man who alleges that Merry ob
tained *r.r from him under false pre
tenses when in trouble over an alleged
swindling deal in St. Paul.