Do you pin your hat to your
otirn hair? Can't do it?
Haven't enough hair? It must
b? you do not know Ayer's
Hair Vigor! Here's an intro
duction! May the acquaint
ance result In a heavy growth
we know you'll never be gray.
I think that Ayer's Hair VlRor Is the most
wonderful liairgrower that wasfver made. I
have used It for some time ana I can truth
fully say that I am greatly pleased with It. I
cheerfully recommend It as a splendid prepa
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Made by I, O. Ayer Co.,- Lowell, Haas.
Al«a maau&ctaMrs of
TALES Of THE TOWN.
Halvor Sundahljwent to Minneapo
A baby girl has arrived in the fam
ily of AntonlNielson.
Mr. and Mrs. C. V. Brown, of Cath
ay, are in town, returning from Hunt
ersr Hot Springs, Montana.
Dennis Hobo, one of the leading con
tractors of Melville, spent last I night
in the city looking after business mat
ters. He was accompanied by his
About twenty young people surpris
ed Miss Lorna Santord last evening at
the home of her aunt, Mrs. W. Carl
son, W. Main St. The evening was
delightfully spent in various games
and refreshments served.
A singular accident occurred on the
N. P. yesterday, to Ho. 3 at Geneva.
The engine and four cars left the
track from the spreading of a switch
which was caused by a brass coupling
torn from the hose on a passing engine
tank becoming caught in a frog and
spreading the points of the switch.
The engine which caused the trouble
had passed over the track a short
time previously and was being dead
headed over the division. The brass
coupling was smashed and wedged in
tight between the point of the switch
and the rail. No one was hurt by the
accident which delayed the train con
siderably owing to the cold weather
and slowness with which' wrecking
operations were to be done. It is the
first accident of that kind which rail
road men remember to have occurred
on this line.
M. Kinnane of Clare was in the city
Miss Elizabeth Joos left for Pingree
Mrs. F. H. Loomis is home from the
hospital and convalescing from her
Train No. 3 did not arrive until
after 2 p. m. today owing to delays in
It is reported at Spiritwood that
the N. W. Tel. Company will put in
an exchange at that point and a
rural line south will be built the
Editor Hoagland of Ithe Medina
Citizen was in the city today enroute
to Denhoff. He reports business lively
in the western part of the county and
Medina getting her share.
Sanborn Enterprise: Mail Clerk W.
E.Spokesfleld leaves Friday for James
town where he will have a run on the
Jamestown Northern. C. S. Gregg
will take his place on the Sanborn
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Toilet Talcum wbicb we, v
now handle. We have
never seen Its equal In
'vCe 1 v e't y
and rare, vlo- 2
let odor. It is
so fine that
on the skin it 5
the skin soft
By-lo above all
other Toilet Talcum Powders,
because it vastly superior and
contains double quantity. Ex
quisitely artistic packages price
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A marriage license was issued
yesterday to Fred F. Neely of this city
and Frances B. Miller of Rochester,
Minn. They were married byx Rev.
Phillips last evening* Both are en
gaged at the state hospital as atten
The ST. P. company will send out a
special seed grain special train begin
ning its journey early in March. It
will visit numerous points on the
main line and branches of this divi
sion: Further particulars will be
Henry Hillyer, one of the old time
farmers of the county was in the city
today. He says the report is current
that a postoffice may be re-established
at Parkhurst which a good many resi
dents of that locality would like to
see done as there is now an elevator
and a store at that point.
There will be a "log rolling" at
Valley City tonight, when a large
class of Modern Woodmen will be ad
opted. The Fargo team is coming up
to the work, and a large attendance is
expected from neighboring M. W. A.
Camps. H. F. Meeker, Andrew Haas,
Harry Cooper, Fred Hart and others
will go from this city.
In a lively debate held at the St.
John's Academy today the subject,
"Which did the most for his country,
Washington or Lincoln?" was well
handled on both sides, and the de
cision, given to the Lincoln advo
cates, who were Stella Buchanan, Mary
Dick and Raymond Tracy, while the
Washington side was taken by Theo.
Moher, Tessie Spurling and- Monica
The case of the state vs.Lee Whitt
ley charged with obtainingl money
under false pretenses came before
Justice Carr yesterday and was con
tinued until Monday. It is probable
that the case will be settled. The
complainant is Victor Willark. The
money is said to have been obtained
by means of a check on a local bank
where the defendant had no funds.
The amount was $5.
Geo. Kurtz: The subscription list
for the fund for the erection of a me
morial shaft in the Highland home
cemetery, to the memory of the de
ceased soldiers of the civil war, to be
erected under the auspices of the W.
H. Seward post, has been liberally
subscribedito, and the committee has
almost enough money for the purpose.
The shaft has not been ordered, but
plans and prices have been secured
and the unveiling of the shaft will oc
cur May 30 next.
A state educator in the Fargo
Forum advises the Fargo board of
education to select for superintendent
of the Fargo city schools, one of the
live strong superintendents of the.
state. He names. Hoover of Park
River, Schmidt of Jamestown, Mcore
of Bismarck, Berg of Larimore, and
Godward of Hillsboro as the five men,
any one of whom would fill the bill at
Fargo. W. K. Hicks has resigned at
Fargo to go as assistant superinten
dent at Cleveland, Ohio.
Mrs. O. M. Varson, of Eldredge, is
a patient at the city hospital.
Harry Cornwall, the sage of Eld
redge, is under the weather with a
Mr. Geo.Joos.of Fountain City,Wis.,
arrived today on a visit with his
daughter. Mrs. J. B. Fried.
Mr. Demary of Sharlow underwent
an operation for appendicitis at the
city hospital Thursday and is reported
E. R. Davidson of New Rockford,
assistant in the office of Secretary of
State Porter, was north bound today
for a short visit at home.
Engineer Rboades, well kaown in
the city, became caught in the fly
wheel of a gasoline engine at Lisbon,
yesterday, and was killed.
The boys are busy playing "mibs" on
the back streets and dry spots. One
dealer reports the sale of about half
a million marbles this vyeek.
Thea Lenz Land Co. has purchased
all the holdings of the Marion Land
Company, in, this and other counties
of the state, amounting to several
thousand acres-of land.
tThe N. P. Company has reached a
depth of 60 feet ib the well being dug
at the rountj" house, and have gone
through 13-feet of gravel, the water
coming to within 13 feet of the sur
face. The digging will be continued
until the full depth of the gravel is
There was a freigbt wreck yesterday
at Buchanan, several cars i becoming
derailed in Conductor Janes'(train.
The- engineer saw the first Car leave
the track and managed to bring the
train to a stop before any damage was
done, although the caboose shook the
occupants up pretty thoroughly.,
Mrs. F. J. Hauser is ill with bron
A. H. Perkins and wife, formerly
Ellen Pyke, are in the city.
Albert Monek has returned from
a trip to Florida and other southern
Mrs. James Campbell left t**day for
LaMoure for a week's visit with
C. E. Blackwell of Minneapolis was
a passenger to Esmond today where he
has bought out a lumber yard.
Mrs. Andrew Haas has been on the
sick list for a few days, threatened
with pneumonia. She was reported
G. O. Walters, formerly of Pingree,
has opened a real estate office in Long
Beach, Cal., and sends his friends
some attractive descriptive 'matter of
Marriage licenses were granted last
week to Albert A. Clemens and Lizzie
Hohenhaus both of Jamestown, and to
Frank Naze of Montpelier and Sarah
Dailey of Jamestown.
John L. Curry bas resigned his posi
with White & Henderson to take
effect the first of March and will take
the agency for the Fidelity Mutual
Life Insurance Co., of Philadelphia.
Miss Jessie Codding and Miss Flor
ence Winterer who among others from
Valley City were in town Saturday to
attend the high school basket ball
game and the show ali the Opera
House, returned last might.
The records in the office of the sec
retary of state show that a large num
ber of corporations heretofore organiz
ed in the state have bad their certifi
cates of authority cancelled by reason
of failure to comply with chapter 65
of the law of 1905, or by limitation.
These corporations date back to early
days and Jamestown's list is large.
Most of them are old companies of
which great things were expected in
The Northwestern Telephone Com
pany has bought ground for a location
for a new brick fireproof telephone
building, to be used exclusively for
that purpose. The lot or ground is
between 4th and ath avenue on 2nd
street on the north side of the street
opposite the Dewey photograph gall
ery the rear 40 feet of the lots owned
by Mrs.S.K. McGinnis on \Much a resi
dence building now faces 4th avenue
being the property bought by the
company. The depth of the purchase
is 50 feet. A new modern system for
local service will be put in the new
building into which all wires entering
will go underground.
A very pleasant surprise party was
given Miss Edna Thornhill, Friday
night, by fifteen of her girl friends.
Mrs. Thornhill and Mrs. Wertz were
acquainted with the plans, however,
and prepared a delightful dinner for
the guests. The tables were .decora
ted with white and blue ribbons and
a charming centerpiece, and to each
ribbon was attached two hearts—one
bearing the miniature photo of Miss
Edna and the other the name of a
prominent Minneapolis business "man
who is coming to North Dakota for a
bride. Suitable quotations also
adorned the hearts, and in a composi
tion contest Miss Ethel Petty was
awarded the prize. Miss Nowak and
Miss Hughes rendered vocal selections
and the evening proved a most happy
one for all.
We have completed arrangements
for a large supply of cheap money and
we are therefore in a position to make
a veiy low interest rate on farm loans,
and can now give people a lower rate
of interest on new loans that we have
ever before offered. If you want mon
ey you will save money by writing us
or seeing us before making a deal.'
We charge no bonus or commission
and are a responsible home '.concern.
We do business strictly on the
square and can always pay the mon
ey immediately where the title is al
Wells & Dickey Company,
Jamestown, N. D.
Proposals for Blaok Loam.
Sealed bids will be received at the
office of the County Auditor in James
town, N. D., up to 2 o'clock p. m.
March 5th, 1906, for furnishing Black
Loam for Court House Grounds and
Bids to be by the cubic yards of
earth furnished. The Board of County
Commissioners reserves the rigbtto
reject any and all bids.
The regular Teachers' Examination
will be held at the court house,Friday
and Saturday, March 9 and 10, begin
ning at 9 a. m.
All now teaching on permits and
those whose certificates expire before
May,- are expected to attend this
examination. Stationery furnished.
Fred M. Wanner,
Superintendent of Schools,
For Over UlitT Iian.
AM OLD MID WML-TOTD RKMEDY.—Mr»r
Wlnidow'a Soothing Syrup haa been used
over eixty years by millions of mother* tor theii
children while tee'hlng, with perfect acccaM.
It sooths tbeclUld, softens the gums, allay* &U
aaln, cures wind colic, and is the best remedy for
DUrrhoea. It is plessant to UM tacts. Sold by
dramlsteln every put ol the.wKld. Twenty
five oeata a botU^It^^Qd Ulaealcnimble. Be
sure and ask for Mrs. Winslow'a Soothing Syrop
and take soother kind.
TWENTY JEARS AGO
Matters and Things That Interested
Jamestown and Stutsman County
People at That Time.
The local breweries were doing a
The Gray Bros, had a proposition to
sink an artesian well.
The council paid $339.23 for bills for
city expenses for January.
The farmers alliance met at J. W.
Goodrich's office Saturday, Feb. 6.
Settlers were denouncing A. J.
Spark's conduct of the local office, in
Duluth board of trade sharks bad
made a lot of money out of James
The roller mill was waiting for the
spring thaw to get water for pow er
to run the mill.
Postmaster Kelley receipted for con
tributions to the Thos. A. .Hendricks
A sled load of people returning from
a party at J. J. Eddy's, were dumped
in the snow but no one hurt.
The saloons were not paying expen
ses on account of the large number of
them and high license was advocated.
The official proceedings of McHenry
county commissioners were printed in
the Alert, the nearest paper to the
While the orange orchards of the
south were ruined by the cold snap,
the North Dakota banana groves had
not been damaged to any extent.
A man is reported to have gone
crazy and applied for admission to the
hospital for insane, from trying to
keep his clock with the school time.
A toboggan club was organized with
R. M. Morris president and E. W.
Camp vice president. Membership
fee was $3 and the slide was on the
N. P. tax litigation had been com
menced. Geo. Vennum presented a
claim for money paid as taxes for rail
road lands with 30 per cent interest,
which claim was refused.
A progressive euchre party was
given at the residence of F. L. Grant.
Cbas Richardson and Mrs. T. J. Jones
won tne laurels and H. Gieseler and
Mrs. Hotchkiss the goose eggs.
O. A. Boynton had an original
"pome," which related that McClures
continuance would forever bar him
from entering the pearly gates, and
McClures published it as one of "Boyn
ton's latest breaks."
A number of prominent citizens
with their wives and without, were
visiting the St. Paul ice palace. The
local editor of the Jamestown depart-,
ment of the Fargo Argus -also expect
ed to visit the ice palace but not until
the following summer when it was
turned into ice cream and lemonade.
Nsw Library Books.
The following is a list of new books
recently received at the city library
which now numbers some 750 volumes.
To tbose whose tickets have expired,
it is suggested that now is a good time
to renew the ticket and get the bene
fit of the ne\r books. Every dollar
thus received goes to the library
equipment for the purchase of addi
tional books, and this patronage of
the reading room constantly adds to
the value of it.
NEW BOOKS RECEIVED
Fair Margaret Crawford
Venetian Life Howells
Constance Trescott Mitchell
Woodmyth and Fable Seton
Lightning Conductor Williamson
House of a Thousand Candles..
House of Mirth Wharton
The Gambler Thurston
At the Sign of Jack O'Lantern. .Reed
My Friend the Chauffeur. .Williamson
The Long Day Anon
The Deluge .... Phillips
Rebeoca Mary Donnell
The Debtor. .Freeman
Man of the Hour. Tbanet
Breath of the Gods— ........ McCall
Conquest of Canaan...... iTarklngton
Cherry Ribband .Crockett
The Coming of Billy......... Westrup
Caroline of Courtlaud Streel. .. Mills
The Heart of a Girl........ .Gardiner
Three Plays for Puritans........Shaw
Oliver Horn Smith
Woodflre in No. 3
Social Secretary. .'.Phillips
NEW YORK AND RETURN 837.80.
Account of Merchants' Associations
spring meetings, the Dulutb, South
Shore & Atlantic By. will sell tickets
to New York and return at 937.80 on
Feb. 9th to 14th, inclusive, and March
6th. Return limit tbirty days from
date of issue. Sleeping car reserva
tions at 430 Spalding Hetel Block,
Dulutb. A. J. Ferrln,v
flTFlne Job Printingvdb Alert oflloe.
Valuable Farm and
Now Lumber Yard
McCoy Lumber Co.
Have a Full Line of Building Material.
Also Lime, Cement, Plaster, &c.
Call and look over our stock and get our prices. We
solicit your patronage. "See us for Storm Sash."
E. CRANE. Manager. Jamestown, N. Dak.
.Improved Farms and Prairie Lands
Low Prices and Easy Terms
Money to Loan
In any Amount and at Lowest Rates
W. B. S. TRIMBLE CO.
QBO. LUTZ, Prai. M. S, LUTZ, Sec. OTTO BAUER, V. Prac.
LUTZ LUflBER COMPANY,
LUMBER, COAL, WOOD,
and BUILDING HATERiAL
Grass Seed and Grain for Seed and Feed.
Ypsilanti, Montpelier, Buchanan. Pingree, Edmunds, Jamestov/n.
MICHAEL MURPHY, President J. W. SIFTON, Vice President C. A. KI.AUS, Uaaliier
FARMERS AND MERCHANTS STATE BANK
OF JAMESTOWN, N. DAK.
Capital, $30,000 Surplus and Profits, $20,000
OmnmranBrnnklnsHBumln—m 1 rmnmmctmd.—Safuty Dm pom It Boxmm In Firm
ftmnt.—Monmy to Loan on Farm MortgagmB.
A. HALSTEAl) L. hlEMBYEK STEPHEN COLLINS JOHN W, SlFTON
M. F. MURPHY MICHAEL MURPHY C. A. KI-AUH
James River Vallev Lands
For sale In large or small tracts. Terms easy and prices low. If you have
land to sell list it with us and we will find a purchaser.
Money to Loan on Good Farm Lands.
Call or write us before placing your loan
WELLS DICKEY COMPANY,
JAMSSTOWN, NORTH DAKOTA.
Lumber,. Wood.Coai, Etc.
C. D. SHURL0CK,
Property (or Sale. Also Seed and Feed Oats.
Jkjfc JlUlfc AJI JlLAfc HkHkMki
Jg. Is still doing business—at the same place.
Write or Telephone Me for Estimates*
Theiejis OM brand on the market on which you can
always bank that's—
Russell-Miller Milling Co.
Merohant Millers, Jamestown, N. Dak.
MRS 11ARY OOODMAN. P. O. JENKINS.
Firstclass Heals, Good Rooms,
or Month. Sunday Dinners a Specialty.
Ctar. 2nd St. and S. 7th £*°.
Rates by Week
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