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raws .• JAmmim local TkuMir A heavy fog with some sleet was a -weather variation tor today. B. P. Olson, the Medina merchant, was a business visitor yesterday. Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Frolick leave :this evening for a month's visit at Krupp, Sask. Mrs. C. J. Anderson and son Kurtz -of Cleveland, who have been spending several days with G. W. Kurtz and wife, returned home today. Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Wescom of Ed munds were in the city yesterday en route to Montreal and Hyde Park, Vermont. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Tracy and Miss Belle Spiesman of Devils Lake, who have been the guests of the J. T. Tracy family, returned home to -day. The Crescent Steam Laundry com pany has had its office improved and also a new front. Manager Ring uette is contemplating further im provements for the plant. H. Nurnberg: The first long dis tance telephone message across the -continent of a commercial nature was sent by the manager of the Regal Shoe company at Boston to the man ager of the San Francisco branch of the same company. "Martha" was the pass-word at the Pantorium this morning and "Kleen ing Klose Kleen" is forgotten these days. Martha is the name of the "little daughter born this morning to Mr. and Mrs. Harry Wolf. The little -miss weighs seven pounds and Harry .says she will soon be able to say, "Phone 392—The Pantorium." A portly, taciturn and dignified fndian squaw was soliciting charity •in the city today. She had a little typewritten slip of paper which re lated a story that Maggie was unable to work, as she has a very sore leg, and that any help would be appreciat ed, etc., etc. Maggie was generally turned down, as the government has plenty of people and money to look after its Maggies. Following their drill last evening, •forty-nine members of Company enjoyed a banquet and smoker. Sev eral short talks were given on the proposed trip to San Francisco, which, all members of the company :are desirous of taking. Major Ham ilton gave a lengthy talk on his ex periences at San Francisco. There are about a dozen of the militia boys who are not sure of being able to 'leave their occupations at this time and it is hoped the employers will give the boys the necessary vacation to take advantage of the opportunity that seldom is ottered members of the militia. Friday. Frank and Louis Mallick were passengers to Minneapolis last even* 1 ing to spirit the' Week end. Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Rhodes re turned today from a brief trip to the twin cities. John Stock of Ray, N. D., was an ..arrival the first of the week on a visit with his sister, Mrs. A. F. Mallick, :and family. Miss Cecil Allen of Eckman, N. D., was an arrival yesterday from the tnorth. Miss Allen will spend sever al days in the city the guest of her %aunt, Miss Gladys Wiedman. About seventy-five people attend ed the card party given last evening by the Young Ladies' sodality at Fed eration hall. Honors were award ed to John 8tock for the high score -and to Victor Wilmart for consola rtion. At 11:30 lunch was served by .the young ladies. \A report of the results of small 'arms practice by the state militia for 1914 has been issued from the office of the adjutant general. The names of the sharp shooters and their averages, with cash rewards for the companies, are given. The total tor -the regiment is $710, Company getting $142. Manager Hamilton of the tele phone company has information that ••a similar sleet storm which knocked down poles and trees in North Dako ta last spring has just occurred in Storm Lake, Iowa, and vicinity. "Telephone men are being sent from all parts of the country to engage in the work of repairs in Iowa, the same as was done after the big storm here last spring. Mrs, J. M. Wadeson was hostess :.at a dancing party last evening at White & Henderson hall. The guests numbered about eighty and included many frienids from Bloom township, where the hostess is engaged In ..teaching, ana,'the Lady firemen .and hwftbMlte. -The aaipie was *7 K Hoard's- orchestra and dancing was enjoyed until a late hour. Lunch was served near midnight by the Mesdames Wadeson, Cleveland and Sederholm, ably assisted by Messrs. Glass, Cusey and Anderson. Saturday. Mrs. Harry Baker of Regan, N. D., is an arrival in the city. x' I Miss Ruth Terrill of Grafton is the guest of her sister, Mrs. A. L. Wood. Sam Richards is at Parkview hos pital, where he was operated on to day by Dr. DePuy for appendicitis. Nels Stinstead of White & Hender son company left Thursday for a week's trip to the twin cities. Mrs. J. B. Carlson of Minneapolis, who has been visiting her mother, Mrs. Kastner, underwent an operation yesterday at Parkview hospital. Superintendent A. G. Crane of the Minot Normal and wife are expected in the city today and will spend Sun day with Mr. and Mrs. H. B. Allen. Mrs. S. A. Johnston leaves tomor row for a month's visit with her son, Andy Johnston, and wife at Clifford, N. D. Miss Gretna Spokesfield of Missou la, Mont., is an arrival in the city the guest of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Spokes field. Miss Faith McLain of Great Falls, Mont., who has been the guest of Miss Margaret Hood the past three weeks, left today for Devils Lake. Mrs. Wm. Sawtell of Mandan was an arrival the first of the week for a visit with her daughter, Mrs. A. J. Latta. Thomas Greer of Cleveland was transacting business in the city today. He notes the scarcity of seed grain in farmers' hands this spring. Mrs. O'Malley of St. Paul, who has been visiting relatives at New Rock ford, was in the city yesterday the guest of her niece, Mrs. J. L. Vaughn, leaving for the east in the evening. Frank J. Oerfitz and Grace M. Hoffman, both of Gackle, secured a license to wed and the ceremony was performed today at the court rooms of Judge" Hemmi. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Rathman left yesterday for a trip through the South and California points. They will be absent for several weeks and will visit the Panama-Pacific exposi tion. Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Kelleran and children were arrivals from Carring ton this afternoon. Mrs. Kelleran and children will spend a week in the city while Mr. Kelleran will return to Carrington Monday. The A. E. Simmons bungalow resi dence on Fifth avenue N has been sold to Joe Halstead, who expects to take possession about May 1. Mr. Simmons is at present in Davenport, Iowa, looking after business inter ests of the Beck Clothing company in that city. The first circle of the Presbyterian Ladies' Aid entertained about forty guests at tea at the home of Mrs. Abbott yesterday. A delightful time was enjoyed. The ladies circle that gave the entertainment at the Rex theater Thursday afternoon cleared some $15 toward the new organ fund. Fred Hill of Seattle was an arrival last evening called by the serious ill ness of his mother, Mrs. A. J. Hill, who is reported as a little improved today. Mrs. Hill's son, Dan Hayes, and wife of Esmond and her daughter Mrs. W. E. Buckwalter of Medina are also in the. city. In honor of the birthday anniver sary of Mrs. M. C. Bettcher, ten friends surprised her yesterday af ternoon. She was presented with a half dozen cut-glass sherbet dishes. Dinner was served at 6 o'clock. Lat er In the evening the ladies attended the movies- at the opera house. Harry Wolf: It never pays to guess. When the little lady arrived at our house Thursday, the doctors and oth ers reported that she weighed seven pounds, but afterwards the nurse In sisted that the new-comer be weighed and, on doing so, it was found that she tipped the scales at nine pounds,, correct weight. Some girl, all right! Tony Baenen of the Russell-Miller Milling company left Thursday for a trip to Dickinson to inspect the work ings of a new machine that separates flax from grain screenings. It Is a new device which millers and eleva tors are testing out to find If It is a profitable machine to add to their plants. Mrs. L. A. Peterson of Marion is in the city, called by the illness of her mother, Mrs. Mary Maurer, who Is now at Parkview hospital suffering from a fracture of the left hip. Mon day, Mire. Maurer fell while moving aboqt the hsuse on crutches. A year V ago the 4 th of February Mrs. Maurer fell, breaking the right hip and hadn't fully recovered from the first acci dent. For the first time in two years railroads at Fargo had out their snow plows yestferday but found very lit tle trouble from the snow of Thurs day night and Friday. The Milwau kee suffered the most, although plows were sent ahead of the trains on the Southwestern and Casselton branch es. The snow is reported heavier south of Fargo. On the Midland Con tinental a bad cut also delayed the passenger yesterday afternoon. The hard-times meeting of the Workmen was held last night at their hall and was largely attended. There were many different costumes and some of them were old-timers, indi cating hard-time days of other years. Members who attended had a penal ty imposed if they were dressed oth er than a costume appropriate to the occasion, and such delinquents were obliged to either sing a song, tell a story, dance a jig or go upon the car pet. There were no hard times indi cated in the supper, however, which was a splendid chicken banquet fur nished by James Travis. Andrew Haas was master of ceremonies and took a star part with his usual grace and eclat. Monday. Miss Agnes Lewis returned today from a short trip to Minneapolis. Mrs. I. G. Long left last evening for the twin cities to spend several days. Misses Laura and Gertrude May of Dickey were over Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs. D. C. Rand. Miss Jacobson of Dazey was an ar rival laBt night for a few days' visit with her brother, Harold Jacobson, a student at Jamestown College. Dr. G. P. S.hepard states that he is now ready for work in his offices on Fifth avenue N, his equipment and office fixtures having arrived. Mr. and Mrs. Albert DeNauIt left last night for El Paso, Texas. They will visit the Grand Canyon of Colo rado, Los Angeles and San Diego be fore returning home. Miss Beatrice Hughes, who is at tending St. John's academy, was a week end visitor with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. T. D. Hughes, at Far go. Miss Alice Genzel spent several days last week at her home in the city and on returning to Carrington was accompanied by her sister, Miss Ida, who returned Saturday. Frank Buckley of Billings, Mont., who spent the week end with his brother, C. B. Buckley, and wife, left today for Fargo. Mr. Buckley is en route to New York City on a purchas ing trip. Judge Conklin has received a let ter from Dr. Baldwin in New York stating that he and his wife expect to leave shortly, for San Diego by way of the Panama canal. They will spend the summer in California and return home in the early fall by way of Jamestown. A small blaze was started at the Catholic church last night from can dles in the candelabrum but was ex tinguished by those inside the church before any damage was done. The firemen turned out ready for action but there was no need for their as sistance. J. E. Anderson left last night for Colorado Springs, where he will join John Canham and both will go on to California and take in the Grand Canyon enroute, visiting the exposi tions. They expect to be absent sev eral weeks. The new St. Alexius hospital at Bismarck, N. D., will be opened for inspection February 15. The sisteirs extend a cordial invitation to the general public to attend the recep tion from 2:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. and from 7:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. on the above date. One of the small shacks belonging to Contractor Curren at the state hospital barned last night. The building was practically empty with the exception of a couple of sets of harness. The lire fighting force «t the Institution promptly extinguished the blaze. The building was located near the barn and a stove was in It, which probably eaused the fire. The bowling teams to represent the Jamestown Commercial club In Minneapolis this month have received their schedules. The. five-men team will bowl February 19 at 10 p.m. at alleys 5 and 6 the three two-men teams on February 20 at 10 a.m. at alleys 10,11 and 12, and the individ ual events will be at 2:30, February 20, at alleys 12,13 and 14. Mrs. R. R. Wtight has received word from Miss Mabel Haltett of the death of her. mother, Mra. C. H. Hal- TOT mUKLT ALHRT lett, at La Junta, Colorado, on the 16th of January. Death was due to tuberculosis of the bone. The Hal lett family resided in Jamestown sev eral years ago and have numerous friends here and at Larimore, where they resided a number of years after leaving Jamestown, who will regret to hear of Mrs. Hallett's death. Miss Mabel is teaching at Bristol, Colo., and she and her father are the sur viving members of the family. Tuesday. Miss Jenine Olson of St. Paul is in the city the gue"st of Mrs. G. W. But ter field. Colonel W. H. Mark left today for Denhoff, where he will have charge of a stock of merchandise by auction. Miss Mayme White is reported quite ill at the home of her aunt, Mrs. R. B. Lowe, at Courtenay. State Senator Steel was able to re turn to Bismarck yesterday to re sume his attendance at the legisla tive session. Dr. R. G. DePuy and wife this week had an unusual outing for this time of year, spending a night at their cottage at Spiritwood lake. Mrs. S. W. Murphy of Bismarck is in the city attending the State Bot tlers' meeting and is the guest of Mrs. C. P. Ingmundson. W. N. Schmitt returned this morn ing from a three weeks' trip to West Baden, Ind., McHenry, 111., Chicago and the twin cities. Sheriff Wright left today for Bis marck with two prisoners for the penitentiary, Earl Savage and Dan Brophy. Friends who have been at the Northern Pacific hospital at Glendive say that Engineer H. H. Warren is now nicely recovering. Mr. Warren has been able to sit up and recovery is looked for.—Mandan Pioneer. Attorney Arthur Knauf is at Stan ley, N. D., where he appeared for the defendant in the case of State v. Hoday, charged with use of a danger ous weapon with intent to kill. De fendant was acquitted by a jury. The report that Conductor Charles Wheeler of the Northern Pacific pas aenger department was ill and had been taken to the hospital at this place is entirely incorrect. Mr. Wheeler has been called to Ohio oo Account of the death of his father, Miss Emma Martin left for Lisbon this morning, called by the death of her brother, who died early this morning following a lingering ill ness. She was accompanied to La Moure by Miss Leda Smith, who will return this evening. Lloyd Shipley, wounded last week during a mixup in a Winnipeg apart ment, is improving rapidly, according to reports from the Canadian city re ceived Monday. He now talks freely of the shooting affray, but sticks closely to his original story. The two other men alleged to have been concerned in the mixup are still be ing held by the police.—Grand Forks Herald. Wednesday. C. W. Sherwln was in the city to day from the farm near Wimbledon. J. E. Mattison is ill at his home, North Fourth avenue. Mrs. A. G. Divet of Wahpeton is In the. city, the guest of Mrs. J. B. Glasgow. A son was born Monday to Mr. and Mre. John W. Carr at their home on North Fifth avenue. Miss Helen Petreck of Hensel and Mrs. D. C. Langford and baby of this city were discharged from Parkview hospital today. Father Fogarty of Lisbon and Father Alec McDonald of Enderlin were guests of Father Geraghty yes terday. There will be a masquerade ball given by Jamestown Union No. 12018, A. F. of L., at their hall Fri day evening, February 12. Mra. and Mrs. W. B. DeNault left laat night for a business and pleas ure trip to the twin cities and Chi cago. A copy of House Bill No. 300, the bill amending the 1913 game law introduced! by the committee on Game and Fish, can be seen at the Alert office by any one interested. Donald Dougan of McConnellsville, Ohio was an arrival laat evening, en tering Jamestown College as a fresh man. He is a cousin of. Athletic Coach Stanley Dougan, and will try out for the position of catcher on the college baseball-team. The Jamestown high school basket ball team will meet the fast Bismarck high school five Friday evening, Feb ruary 12, at the Franklin gym. Bis marck has one of the best teams la the state, and this will undoubtedly be an interesting game. The comptroller of the currency has requested the directors of na tional banks to adopt, a resolution directing that checks of depositors are not to be paid or charged unless there are sufficient funds on deposit to credit the drawer to meet his check. Over one hundred people attended the card party given at Forester hall last evening by the Women's Catho lic Order of Foresters. "Five hun dred" was the pleasure, Ben Pontius winning head prize and Mrs. W. V. Wicks consolation. Lunch was served at the conclusion of the game. The ladies realized $25. The increase of fish in the James river is noted by the accumulation of fish around air holes which have been cut in certain places in the ice. Near Dickey, it is reported, where an air hole has been cut, fish gather in such largte numbers that they have crowded each other out of the water onto the surface of the ice. The funeral of the late Charles Chapman was held this afternoon at the M. E. church, Rev. James Ander son officiating. A brother arrived from Britt, Iowa, to attend the fu neral. The pall bearers were, O. F. Bergquist, Roy Ingalls, D. F. Hamil ton, Frand Hayden, Peter Colling and John McQuade. Interment was in Highland Home. Manager Kavanagh of the moving picture houses of Grand Forks, Fargo and Jamestown, is in the city. He says the opera house management here is endeavoring to secure some of the best theatrical attractions it can get, in addition to the regular line of moving pictures, and hopes that arrangements can be made in the future whereby all these theatri cal companies will consent to the es tablishment of popular prices for seats. Rev. Brayfield says that his son, H. C. II. Brayfield, who has been drilling with the Canadian volun teers in England since last fall, is now in all probability in France. The troops have been stationed at the famous Salisbury Plain in Eng land, which is noted for its many an cient mounds, the most notable of which is Stonehenge. Salisbury Plain has been used by the British government for military purposes for some years. The Ladies' Circle, No. 8, of th£ Ladies' Aid society of the Presbyter ian church, who gave the dinner at Orlady hall last evening, were well patronized, about 145 gentlemen be ing present to enjoy the sumptuous repast. The menu was bountiful and prepared after a most delicious fash ion. The Ladies' Circle that had the affair in charge was congratulated on its success and those who participat ed in the meal were unanimous that they got value received. In the Cir cle were Mesdames Wonnenberg, chairman F. Brown, Burgster, H. P. Taylor, Birmingham, Joos, Canham, Haas, Miss Mary McGinnis and Mrs. E. Roberts of Eldridge. The sup per was for the benefit of the organ fund of the new church. PIXGHAM-CARR. On Saturday, at fargo, occurred the wedding of Burl Cifr of Valley City and Miss Ruby Pfrfkham of Beach, North Dakota. The marriage took place at 12 o'clock in the Con gregational church parlors at Fargo and among those present in attend ance were Mr. and Mrs. B. E. Pink ham, Lola Wallace and Orrln Short. Following the service the couple left for Minneapolis, where they yill spend a short time. Upon their re turn to Valley City Mr. and Mrs. Carr will reside at the Hotel Rudolf until a house can be found. Mr. Carr Is a well-known young man of Valley City and Leal, and the bride has been a music student at the State Normal school and also attended St. John's academy in 1909 and 1910. AGENTS WANTED. START AT ONCE We want reliable agents In every county to represent our line of wool en goods direct to the farmers. Lib eral commission paid. Automobile or horse and buggy necessary. Write for contract and instructions regard ing our sample line. Get our special 1915 automobile proposition and see how easy it is to earn a car. Minne apolis Woolen Mills CO., Inc., 608 First Avenue North, Minneapolis, Minn. HIDES and FUR8 Fur* ar* Low, but COW Midas »f« V«r| High We are ptjintf theee prtoeo: 17% cents far No. Green Salted Hides 15% Frozen $4.78 forNsi Urge' Hurst Hides Othn- kind* and ffTJUlM In proportion g«d (or Nm UM, Trap Boo* tad CMtloau* HtwrnlM SMeieerNMwsrirunttWr OMttMaMr N.W. HIM* run CO. wmtAfouS' V V u Twenty Years Ago FEBRUARY 1 TO 14. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Weber of Havre, Mont., were the guests of rel atives in the city. Mrs. McGillivray, wife of the inde fatigable senator from Stark, was possessor of the pen with which the governor signed the Stark county boundary bill. Fred Conklin was assisting the state's attorney, M. Conklin, in his office. W. W. Graves was laid up with la grippe. J. W. Goodrich left for a trip of six weeks through the South. Mrs. Kate Chase was reported as enjoying her Florida trip and living at Waldo. State's Attorney Conklin was in Duluth on a business trip. Miss C. L. Barrett of Pipestem neighborhood closed a term of school in Buchanan district. She was sur prised by a crowd of young people at her home. At a meeting of the Artesian Hose company, Fred Keohn was elected secretary to succeed Mr. Ferris, re signed. H. B. Allen returned from a sev eral weeks' trip to Ohio, his first trip back in twelve years. Business was depressed, he said, owing to partial operation of many of the factories, but the farmers did not feel it to such an extent, owing to their diver sified farming, although the apple crop of the previous year was a fail ure. J. J. Thompson, chief of police, tendered his resignation but the same was not accepted. There was a discussion of the question upon whom rests the responsibility for the conduct of the police department, the mayor or the council. The office is appointive subject to the approval of the council and removal from office cannot be had without the same con sent. Bills aggregating $232.70 were allowed. Mrs. S. Wilder returned from a visit of several weeks in Pennsyl vania and was accompanied by her sister, Miss Laura Bowman. Prosper Naze of Montpelier was enjoying a short visit of the mumps. Mr. and Mrs. George Orange of Spiritwood returned from an eastern trip. Judge Steinbach sold out the "Pi oneer" at Fargo to two St. Cloud, Minn., newspaper men. Dr. Archibald was at Bismarck impressing the need of more room at the asylum on the attention of the legislature. The institution had about thirty more patients than it could properly care for according to the superintendent's statement and tively needed." It was hoped that lands belonging to the institution could be used as security for bonds to raise money for another ward building. Lester Hay ward, an old resident, died at St. Paul. He resided in a cottage on Second avenue S. Ice up in the Missouri river at Bismarck. Representative 3. 3. N'ierling waS author of a bill for the protection of game and jn a communication to the Alert from Bismarck called attention to the game laws of Canada. The Nierllng bill permitted l-«#fdeflt« to hunt on their own land with at With-' oat dogs and without a license ifid to at large without dogs with out a license. Non-residents who were payers could hunt without a regftfent permit. The farmers were well fdeased with the N'ierling bill, whicfr was the beginning of the game protection" iw Cfce state. The couiwy c&samiseioners al lowed bills for abeut fSSO foctfrred in the search for the murderer of Peter Sterling, killed near the ic# house in this city on the Might of November 6. W. B. S. Trimble returned frcfflf month's visit in Canada, where hard times were the chief topic of conver sation. The government was foster ing the dairy interests. John S. Baldwin, father of Fred rus Baldwin, died at the home of bis daughter, Mrs. B. L. Fellows. The Devils Lake Inter-Ocean had the following: Two Cando girls be came infatuated with the idea to have their pictures taken with their heads stuck through a torn news paper and visited a photographer for that purpose. When the photos were finished they were horrified to see a line in the paper, through which they had struck their beads. Just below their smiling faces was a clothing firm's ad. headed: "Our Pants Are Lined in the Seat."' Thirty Years Ago. J. J. N'ierling, deputy register of deeds, left for a trip to his old home at Lycurgus, Iowa. O. A. Boynton got on the track of buffalo, went home, loaded his Winchester and followed the trail three and one-half miles on foot to find that it was his cow that made the tracks. In the afternoon O. A. failed to say a word about tracking buffalo. There wss excitement over the supposed discovery of a coal mone at Sanborn. Dan Foley expected a raise in sal ary for running the Grand Central hotel' during the absence of his brother Mike. Harry Cornwall had great expecta tions for Eldridge. They were going eral bills, to apply for a city charter to put in waterworks and a gas system. The ties and iron for Jim River Valley road were being shipped to complete the line in the spring. The debate at the Eldridge school There was en Odd Fellows ban quet at the Metropolitan hotel at w t*i2_ i A me aeuaie ai me ciiunugc 320-acre improved farm for city was on the question, "Resolved, That property or merchandise, or will take annaMtiMnn ia mnfO hfl nofll 1 frfi.Il —I. superstition is more baneful than quet at ine aieiropomsa uuwi 292, 314, or 160 acres of land su.lt which toast3 were responded to by mustered into service, among the members Were H. C. Flint, Andrew Blewett, Frank Beals and Gns.' Lie be r. The Jamestown National bank was organized with A. J. Freezer presi dent. It had a paid-up capital of $50,000. Anton Klaua and Roder ick Rose were among the directors. Range 69, -between Kidder and Stutsman counties, was in dispute, the land having been assessed in both countieB and taxes were claimed in both counties. Stutsman county was at that time the largest organized county in the state outside of Mor ton. The territorial council was In ses sion, passing laws for what is now both North and South Dakota. The contest of John Frame against W. W. Bill, over a title to the Spirit wood tree claim, was decided In fa vor of Mr. Bill. A portion of the claim embraced the townsite of Spir itwood. Procter & Ellis, meat market firm, dissolved partnership. The third house at Bismarck re ceived the resignation of Squatter Governor Ziebach. His resignation was based on the following reasons: Times are too hard, whiskey in Bis marck is too thin, and high in price, and the poker ante at the Edwards cottage too high. He had also just completed a democratic campaign in an overwhelming republican district, everything voted from a Chinaman down to a cigar store Indian and was a physical and financial wreck. Col onel Plummer was elected successor, and became the squatter governor. His salary was fixed as follows. Cash. 10 cents crackers, 3 pounds whis key, 8 barrels. A committee of ladies was appoint ed to take steps towards assisting the poor among its members was Mrs. Kate Geiseler. M. Conklin of LaMoure was in the city. Hugh Bole of Eldridge, according to an item from that city, had been working on a claim and struck a rich vein, being rewarded with an eight pound nugget. The boys were look ing for Hugh to set "em up when he came to town. Jim Lees, general manager of the Lees ranch, was in the city on busi ness. He was noted as being the same good natured veteran that he was years ago when the inhabitants of Jamestown dwelt in tepees and drank "beef tea" from tin cups. Sheriff McKechnie took advantage of the good weather and drew a load of hay to town. ne Buperinieaatsui. a round in his fight for unanimous de another ward building was impera- cisions in the supreme court when i—-""-'-J T* woi hnnori that SENATE PROCEEDINGS. Bismarck, Feb. 10.—Representa tive Hendrickson won the third the con8titutionaUty of legislative en actments is being considered. The bill was recommended to pan* by the senate while in the committee of the whole. Hendrickson has fought for this bill up and down for four years. Two years ago he introduced it as House Bill No. 22, but U a«?ver got any further than the hoii&d. Committee of the Whole. Senate Bill No. 46, by Wartner, which would provide a method by w'iiieh a CdfistitUtiottal CfttiVeiitloh cSaid be called if the people of the state demanded it on a vote, was recomtrended for passage after it had been very ilearly explained by the author. Other Senate Bills. S. B. 152, Hughes—Relating td the powers of the board of trustees of public property. Passed. 8. B. lit/ Cronvold—An act to protect children and others from ac c14ents resulting from trespassing updfl the premises of right of way of railroad companies and giving sta tion ageaf* powers of peace officera in certain caaefl, prohibiting persons not having business with railroad com panies from approaching in close proximity to the yards or rolling stock of such companies and provid ing a penalty. Deferred until next legislative day. S. B. 175—Providing state aid for the department of North Dakota of the Grand Army pf the Republic. Passed. S. B. 114—Relating to the boaTd of trustees of the Soldiers' Home. Passed. House Bills in the Senate. H. B. 39—Relating to the right of village boards to own or operate electric or gas lighting plants, was referred to the committee for furth er conalderation and some few minor amendments. H. B. 140—Amended In the senate and then passed without a dissenting vote. It prescribes the form of affi davit denying liability in garnish ment proceedings. Many Bills in Senate. There were over fifty new bills of fered in the senate yesterday, as it was the last day for introducing gen- abie 0f Special credit waa due to J. T. Eager Rock Island, Colorado county, Texas, jfor the success of the affair. Write at once to Thomas Seaborn. The local militia company was Woodworth, N. D. XT' A recess waa taken until one o'clock, when another batch of bills was introduced. FOR SALE OR WILL TRADE— autQ and 80me ca8b scepticism.'" The judges found in enaulre at this favor of the negative. Thomas Hayes ment. Tel. 91 J, or enquire at i a sang a Dutch song accompanied by office. Messrs. McGillivray and Bell with guitar and harmonica. flr8t pay. FOR SALE OR TRADE. On easy terms, abstracta Nos. 301, for rice or truck farming, free Tk Vatinhttf _M 1 A milaa wmcn lOS»l4 weio IC9HVUUVU W a Die iur ruw Wl U uv» a»iuiau» a.aw J. J. Flint, J. A. Frye, F. B. Fancher. AAiitk encumbrance: 10 miles south of .'-•v, iVij, v e v-w* T"