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§From Farm
Bureau News
((October Issue)
make life difficult
for anybody, Inn to make lite fuller
and richer -for ^everybody. Th® Farm
Bureau Ib ndt a negative nor a des
tructive ifowfe, 'but is eminently posi
tive and constructive. The
Bureau is udt organized to voice the
mouthittge 0f the unsuccessful bet
'to enlisttt£e best brains and the most
progressive purpose of the highest
type 6f American farmer*.
Ill Chicago, July 23 and 24 a two
day conference was held called by
The American Farm Btmau Federa
tion tif Farm Bureaus. Represents
tiv«s -ffom State, Farm Bureaus of
the mid-west, the Granges, The So
detydf Equity, The Farmers Nation
al Grain Dealers Association and the
various livestock shipping associa
tions-'were invited and participated in
the (ionferencel More direct methods
of de&ing between'the iproducer and
conoexter were discussed, in order to
•••. curb speculation in farm ^products
An earnest desire for more ^effective
co-operation between All Jorees work
ing i"for the betterment -of (farm mar-
ket conditions was manifest,
mittee were appointed and
good is expected to be aceompfished
ateng this line
An effort will he mafie this next
year to secure data an ithe cost of
production of the various farm pro
dncts that the world may realize the
conditions under which '"the farmers
axe now operating.
^Representatives will '. be k^pt iri
Washington by the Federated Farm
Bureau to present the Mariners' side
of the case in all legisl&tion that ef
fects the agricultural ^interests of
-the country.
Just now a fight is being put up by
'The Farm Bureau* to ft£sleat The RU-r
ston Nolen Bill which Mf passed will
Impose a special tax ton all farms
Ntworth $10,000 or more, thereby mak
ing the farmer a pack ssule for carry-
ing the burden of others.
As to the. future plans, the Nation j!
al Federation has ordered its execu
tive committee to organize the fiU
Mowing bureaus: (1) '?Transporatioii
bureau, to look after the matter of
tranportation rates: foitfarm products
both by rail and water, domestic arid
•.foreign. (2) Trade Halations bur
eau, to look after our dealings with
foreign countries. This should be of,
great value in solving the problem of
'tobacco prices. (3) Distribution
bureau, to study the distribution
tfatrm products. (4) Statistics bur
eau, to study world .conditions of
farm products. (5) Statistics bureau
to study world conditions affecting
supply and demand, anfi to familiar
ixe themselves with the mechanics of
prices. (6) Legislation bureau, to
look after national legislation in so
'far as it relates to farmers and farm
cing. (7) Co-operation bureau, to
-study cooperative methods .and draw
up standard forms of co-operative en
In addition to all of this a number
of good resolutions. were -adopted,
as requiring manufacturers to
label goods, showing the percentage
of *wool contained therein, pledging
support to good roads, working out a
simplified form income tax returns
for farmers, and Insisting that, in tar
iff 'legislation, agriculture be given
the same consideration as other in
This ought, In part, at least, be
Van answer to the question, "What
does-the Farm Bureau propose,-to Do?
But can all of this be done? That
is a question that depends lor its ans
werlargely upon the individual 'far
mers. In union there is strength, so
we must obtain and retain a 'large
membership and, what is more Im
portant, every member miist'be lojril,
-must poll together, must boo^t
At this writing inactivity still «Jiar
acterlzes: 'Oie woiol market, and a
"watching. 'waiting policy" ls stm la
•ogite,, Milts are Qijther working on
stocks of wool purchased before, 'Qte
4ecline or an purchasing in. a hand
to mouth manner. The wool trade
.. is fearful of a new low level of prlceB
jijBa^no one -ferts sutficlently. certain
tl»at the lovr. mark has been ranched
Afeiik Jtles. Durlig* Ati
Ities. Durlug'Aueust the trade was
to beeome ^UwVfc^^ the opening
:V.teif t^nsnmeicl
t^ UUce pile* iNtflr is Oetobtf,' 4»
^'r i'
ifjvr:-&-,^.r' ,-sr*
I» I I 'M l"H I l'H»ll'i"i'M'i"l-»1 curr&nt levdi it wwld a«u i rtiii-
BliBKAlI E1SDf!3t&.TlON outcome of tbfe Presidential election.
Textile and wool Joitnials all seem
The American Farm Bareau Fed-
eratioa recently organized ii* the most
significant farmer's movement in re
cent tlmeB. With "9-00 'i)»unty Farm
Bureaus, a membership of nearly
1,000,000 farmerB grouped together
into State FedwatflrthS which are tin
turn linked together through The
American Federation, we'have proba
bly the most extensive and powerful
agricutural ass&citttfcm in America.
"The Farm Bureau was organized,
states Dean Davenport in The Coun
try Gentleman, ''%ot to obstruct, not
to promote, ndt
justment of values for our domestic
wool. The Australia* Bales tt« for
the most pftrt now matter his*
tory and reports &re that tile trade
standing comparatively firm under
the blows administrated toy low /val
ues recorded at these sates. But now
the talk is that the trade awaits the
t0 agree
In a general way the "Seaboari"
mairfket quotattCns (Boston and Phil
adelphia) vary on the grades of trodl
fonnd in this 'state from 28 to 50
cents. This level has been maintain
ed with but slight variation for thto
past three ltfonths. These values are
always referred to as "nominal", thtft
is, they represent a price somewhere
between tfhat the buyers will pay
and what 'the large pools and otTK»r
holders tcfe asking. Actual sales have
usually been made at the expense of
1 or Monad wheat is selling fast
as seed wheat for next year. MoTe
than one hundred inquiries coming
from parties outside the county with
regard' to the merits of this wheat
have been answered by the Farm
Bureau office and more than ten cars
are known to have been ordered- as a
result of this correspondence. Many
inquiries are still coming and it now
pretty well assured that practically
all of it will be used for seed purpos
es next year. Much good seed can
stm be secured and those desiring
seed should make their wants known
at the Farm Bureau office in the
near future.
The carload of Holstein cows have
now been placed, all but two going
to parties who have a silo as well as
an abundance of other feed. Ten
were purchased by Harry Wilson,
four "by Sorren Madson, two by Wm.
•Hintse three by Oscar Lueck all of
Bloom township, while two go to
Wm. Jensen who will take theib west
of Jamestown.
Ten of these cows have now fresh
ened and all but two have had heifer
calves. They are proving to be ex
ceptionally good milkers and all the
parties purchasing the animals ex
press themselves as highly pleased
with their.'bargainB. '^i).
In these cows we shall have an op
however that a fairly stable
tevel for wool will be in evidence by
She first bf November, that the im
mense baying resources of the coun
try havfe hardly teen affected and
that a "rapid reaction will no doubt
take pllace from 5£he prevailing tex
tile inactively before the close of the
calendar year.
"nominal values." In
a general way and not going into a
very intricate classification "Fine"
and "Fine Medium wool" is worth
46 to 50 cents "one-half bloodP' 45
to 50 cents, "three-eigths blood" 40
cents, "one quarter blood" 35 cents.
a low one-quarter blood" 28 to 30
cents. These are prices in the greece
and based upon clean values now pre
vailing less the usual shrinkage
whicfh takes place when Dakota wool
is secured.
Growers who have been consigning
their wool for sale to commission
houses, report prices from 16 to 25
cents. In a general way wool is
moving through country buyers,
speculators and so-called commission
houses for about the price we should
receive for our lowest grade^ by
pooling, grading and selling direct to:
'Based on averages obtained from!
several hundred thousand pounds of
Nwrth Dakota wool, shipped front
former North Dakota pools, the fol
lowing proportion were obtained..:
One-eighth "Fine," one eighth "half
blood", three-eighths "three-eighths
Blood," two-eighths "one fourth
blood" and one-eighth "low one
'fcrarth blood" and miscellaneous. Tn
terms of breeds of sheep, the man'
who has "Western White Faces" VI
shear a "fine medium" and "half:
blood" wool. The man with Shrop
gh'ires, Hampshlres or grades of these
breeds will find his clip grading a
bout as follows: one-fifth, "one-half:
Blood, "two-fifths, "Three-eighths
Wood", one-fifth, "one-fourth blood"
and. one fifth "low quarter Woo®"
and' 'miscellaneous.
determine how. well the
dairy business can be made to pay lit
this county. 'We ask, the men really
interested in 'dairying to look these
cows over, talk with their owners and
fipd out what good cows, given prop
er feed and cave can do under North
Dakota conditions.
The Security Savings bank of
Jamestown should b&given credit for
enabling us to introduce these cdws
Mr. R. M. Stanglec, secretary of The
Farnt Bureau and cashier of this
bank .'has financed *the proposition at.
the actual cost ot t^s. cowsTloanlng
the money 'fit 8~ ieriaent interest to
farmers 'for the purchase price of
these cows.
Mr. Steward/"i^ckwood of The
Agricultural College spent, two days
in the fcoiwty In^iiecilpg sections Jn
lested with' gniisAhop^rs during the
past season. 'Not as many eggs were
ifound in^ the flslds 'as erpscfed but
&11 precaution should toe exercised
in' "iii^itlaKtbpV fowifin, *?r, next
year |y: fall plo^wiajg all fields Ukely
to. be infested and^ iuitfng supplies
^and early for making the polson
'We w sj
The shfeep business pays even
Our wool is still in The warehouse
In Chicago. Prices do not seem to
be recovering rapidly and are not
expected to do so until after elec
tion. It is altogether likely that
we shall b» forced to hold our wool
until after the holidays.
Let the county agent know when
you would like to have meetings
held in your local sohool houses. He
will b« glad to assiflt you in getting
speakers from
^agricultural col­
lege. Plans are now being made to
put on a number of schools for
learning how to &eep farm accounts
if you want
a school in your
community let es know at the Farm
Bureau office.
What do you think of joining the
National, Federation of Farm Bur
eaus? Have you sent in your 1920
dues. Aboat ninety members are
still in arrears. You cannot afford
to drqp out. We need you.. Our
membership'is the largest of any in
the state. Help to keep it growing
Send in Iptfiir $1.00 at once if yoa
have not ftone. so.
The county agent recently drove
to FlasSwr, N. D. purchasing a pure
bred hdlatein sire fo rJ. Harry Wil
son of TBloom township who has ten
of the Wisconsin holstein cows. Tttiia
sire Is sa promising young animal
from aCdam tracing back to Dutchess
Skyiwrk Ormsby and the Dekol .'and
Hengerfeld families. iWe look for
his oBtves to make good.
P^ter Haack reports a yiafid of
310 fbushel' of Early Ohio potatoes
on al'plot where he used selected
seed and treated them with the cor
rosive sublimate solution. On the
same field untreated and unselected
sefiK made 215 bus. per acre.
The Nekali Bros, of Sydney re
cently sold a carload of D. 1 wheat
at $3.00 per bu. F. O.. B. Sidney to
the farmers of McKenzie, ta Bur
leigh county, the same having been
purchased by their county agent G.
W. Gustaveson who made t, special
tfip to this county to see. the wheat
and talk with the growers.
T. X. Calnan, county '-agent of
Barnes, county and A. C. Kuenning,
county agent of Dickey counties re
cently made purchases of carload
lots of D. 1 or Monad wheat in
Stutsman county.
The horse sales, mentioned in the
last issue of the Farm Bureau news
will not be staged in Stutsman coun
ty. Very little interest was man
ifested by the farmers of "this coun
ty and news has now been received
that buyers cannot now'ire induced
to come to this territory owing to
slump in prices of horses in the
southern markets, y
The. scarcity of labof 'is cutting
down on the acreage of fdll plowing
but many farmers are Tesorting to
unusual, methods to get this work
done. One farmer was seen driving
a ten horse team pulling two gang
plows hooked tandem. Otto Roeaske
tells us that his boy 15'-years old is
running two gang plows 'foy getting
each team started separately at the
ends, riding •flrst one round with
one team and the next With the oth
Hides of animals Jdying from
Blackleg or other contagious dis
eases must be immersed in either a
5 per cent solution of liquor cresolis
or 5 per cent solution of carbolic
-jkcid, before shipping.
The law provides that .all animals
8ying of blackleg or other contagi
ous disease must be buried within
three days after death to a deptn
of. four feet or. more. Complete burn
ing will do as well. In-.-case the an
imals are buried it is Jieat to add
qnicklime to the carcass. A fine
from $25 to. $100 may Jub imposed
on ^failing to comply with the law,
but all should feel sufficiently inter
'esty$l In the livestock industry to'
help check the spread of tEhese dis
eases to try to eliminate the cause.
£30fa*e the war the drybjg of veg
etables was' limited to a very few
varities, such as potatoes, carrots,
etc., but during the war the need
beeama «t jjtreat for vqgetfOfles for
the '.Allie* and our own arinfes and
as the vegetables. could not (be had
fresh' the process of drying came in
to extensive iuse. Methods of .drying
for these materials have been, given
rather 'intensive study, with the re
sult that i't is (possible to produce
dried products which combine satis
factory appearance, fyvor and table
quality with freedom'1from deterior
ation in storage.
In drying Vegetables one mnst
remember ^at /the. material- must
be sound and of good quality, and
all diseased or over ripe and decay
tn&. portions mprt W removed. Any
material that you. woulcl not care: to
use oir your table tftould not be us
e o y i n
A ln drying beets, parsnipb, and cari
rote the outer skin should be ps^ed
-off Tbut -riot t»o deep as th^t.^euid
cut away somes of the most^«iuiifii4Q
nltrogenons %ter|aL ,pi^erj^l
they may be scraped, Jnst eBpujgit^
4ark layen attdv«ll
'discolored portfams. nixt «t»p
Is ito,^Uoe« tlra^t ln
nartandttite ^fii
",J AM 8 ST O W K W O K Y
prices for wool and lambs is low.
Mr. W. G. Kutler reports that the
bluestone threatment for stomach
worms in lambs was very effective
checking the ravages of this trouble
in his flock this summer.
basket or iKtt and plunge into
the boiling water, the water being
about 8 or 9 Inches -deep aad should
be boiling so vigorously us to stir
and separate the slices. After this
immerston the basket Is taken out
and the slices spread upon trays to
a depth of about an inch and imme
diately placed In the drier.
There are many kinds of driers
but generally there is just a smaii
•mount to be dried and one does not
«are to go to the expense of buying
special apparatus for it.
and the Are should be so regulated
that tltae. material will not fce scorch
ed. The drying should be begun at
12® ffiegrees F., and the temperature
should not exceed 145 degrees.
Parsnips, carrots or beets are suf
ficiently dry when the .pieces break
when one attempts to bend them
iand when they show no moisture
upon being pressed between the
'figers. Of course thite does not say
that all parts of the trays of slices
is dry as there are always parts that
are still moist. So tfhe next process
is to dry it entirely. This is don's
by placing the slices in a room or
some where they will not be disturb
ed or affected with a strong light.
Also some place must be selected
where no insects .ccn come in contact
with it, for this would spoil all the
previous work. They should lay in
this room tor about ten days and
then can be platted in containers,
and stored away tor future use. The
containers shoulfl'be reasonably air
Turnips, eabtoage, onions, sweet
potatoes, pumpkins, squash, toma
toes, sweet corn/beans and peas are
all vegetables that can be dried sat
isfactorily and the general method is
about the same, the difference being
in the preparation arid the temper
ation of the -drying "process.
Open Seasons: Dates Inclusive
!Mirik, Mxrekrat? Nov. 16-April 1"4
(beaver Jan. 10-March 10:
Otter 1 No open season
Other 'FUT Animals ..... Unprotected!:
Prohibited Methods
Oduskrat tonuses are protected at
all times.
Resident, '$2 (for mink, muskrat,
or beaver,j nonresident, $25 (for
mink and muSkrat oqly) issued fey
commisslmtein, deputies and county
auditors. License jiot required of
persons under 16 years of age, or of
resident or member of family resid
ing permanently with him, to trap
on own cultivated land, during open:
season. Alien prohibited from hunt-
ing, taking, or killing any wild ani
mals, except in defense of person or
property. i
Possession and Sale
Skins of £nr animals killed with
in or withoutv.the State may be pos
sessed or sold at any time. Grqen
hides of minfc -or muskrat may be
possessed only during open season
and flrst five idays of close seasoir
Shipment and Export
Shipment and export prohibited,
except skins Of fur animals legally
taken within or without the State
may be shippjeid ^at any time.
The State, game, and fish board is
sues permits {tee. $5.) to breed and
domesticate mink, muskrat, skunk,
and raecoon, and:also permits to
sell or ship them'.when raised in
captivity. (Under fjermit from board
and $500 bond, wild fur animals
may be taken at augr time for breed
ing purposes. Animal reports ars
licensed breeders.
Wolf, coyote, $2.50.
*4-00 TP $3.00 A HEAD
Good breeding ewes can be pur
chased for $4 to $5 per head at
|3outh St. Paul according 'to Dr. Don
'MoMahan of the Extension Division,
who has returned from-«trip to that
city and is now investigating the
sheep situation in Montana.
"A small farm flock can be obtain
ed at an unusually-low -price -this
fall", said Dr. McMahan,"®wes of
good conformation and quality In
thrifty condition up to three years
old are selling-at $6 per cwt., weigh
ing from 90' to 100 pounds. 'JVtl
mouthed' ewes, from 4 to 6 years
of age, in fair condition sell at $4.54
to $5 per cwt., and ewes of a light,
type with a sprinkling of broken
mouths' can be purchased for $2.50
to .^4 per cwt. The last named can
be fed for a few months, then sort
ed, half of them kept for breeding
stock, and the balance marketed at
a profitable margin". Inquiries re
garding assistance in making pur
chases should be addressed to the
local county agent or to J. W. Haw,
Agricultural College.-:
v s e
The average cost of raising wheat
In (North Dakota in 1919 war $2.75
per tnuhel. These are the figures
pi^Biented toRta By-Wiliard iji fisl'
BikoU Acrienitar!-
TUseresalUwwre ateBM4..fronki4ai:,
(iBy Enoch J. Peterson, Poultry
IHusbandman, N. D. Agric. College.)
Culling serves three purposes.
First, it increases the profits as the
feed will be consumed by the better
producing hens. Second, it makes it
possible to save thoBe b&st suited for
breeders. Third, weeding out the
poor hen gives those left more room
and a better chance.
Culling should be continuous
About the i throughout the year. Any hen that
shows evidence of non-production,
weakness, or poor vitality should be
culled from the flock.
simplest method is to take the trays
of slices and place them on racks
in the oven of the cook stove. The
trays should be so placed on the
racks so as not to come in direct con
tact with the oven wall. The door
should be left open so that the wa
ter vapor driven off may pass out, it is in August or September
Before carrying the birds through
•another season keep the following
rules in mind when making your se
Market those which seem to lack
Keep the late monitors. i
It is planned to call a meeting of
the potato growers of this county
sometime in the near future to con
sider the advisability of organizing
local potato grower's associations
to affiliate with the State Potato
Growers Exchange. At the same
time it is planned to have samples
of twenty potatoes from each of the
contestants In the Fried Land Co.
potato contest and prizes will be
awarder at that time.
The potato industry is fast devel
oping in this county and no section
of the country is better adapted to
potato growing than this. Some
good yields have been secured this
The most serious handicap at th.?
present time is the marketing end
of the game. We "believe that with
a potato warehouse and membership
in The North Dakota Potato Grow
er's Exchange, we can do much to
relieve this condition.
Pure bred Anstus Bull, weight
The whole flock should also b9
given a careful culling at least once The
Hens with pale vents, pale beaks
and pale legs hqve been good layers,
Keep the pullets which mature!
_. I The Jamestown high school foot
quickly and start laying flrst.
Save the hens with thin, well
selection for future egg "production,
Plymouth 'Hocks, Wyandottes,
"Rhode Island Reds, Orpingtons,
Brahmas, and Langshans come in
this class. The smaller breeds, such
pounds, bred R. W. Franks.
Benwick, Iowa. Name, Elate of
^denwold. Price $250.00. George
H. Larson, Pingree, N. D.
High grade Holstein cow. Four
vears old. due to freshen soon. John
Riden, Pingree. N. Dak.
35 tons of Upland Way in stack.
On west half of Section 5-13864.
Roy Lawrence, Jamestown, N. D.
Pure bred Holstein sire and grade
holstein cow. Good bloodlines. C.
F. Frederickson, Eldridge, N. D.
Ture bred Plymouth Rocks. Cock
rells. $2.00. Mrs. L. A. Larson,
Pingree, N. D.
Pure hred Scotch Collie Pup?.
Price $7.00 and $5.00. L. A. Lar
-son, Pingree, "N. D.
20 tons of alfalfa and 20 'tons
millet hay for sale in'stack. Chas.
A. Bell, Medina, N. Dak.
15 Durco Gilts and Boars for sale.
'Frank Nogosek, Kensal, N. Dak.
Pure bred 'Lincoln and Shropshire
rams. (Rev. Struts, Jamestown, N.
8. C. "White Leghorns. Cockreals
egg basket strain. $1.50 each be
fore December 1st. A. W. Burleson,
Kensal, N. Dak.
In the shade of the old apple tree
Where the snow and the rain blow
so free.
f! Is no place to store
The binder and mower
And implements there that you see
For the rust and the rot you'll agree
Are worse than hard usage would be
And the paint that they wore
Is a shade, nothing more—
Just the shade of the old apple tree.
Govl Frazier has proclaimed
Thursday, NOv. il, the second an
niversary of the signing of the
(Amristice as Armistice, Day, and a
legal holiday. He urges that pro
grams be arranged and the day ap
propriately recognized.
New York, Oct. 29.—King George
V of Great Britain is the plaintiff in
a suit filed here yesterday against
Manning, Maxwell & Moore, incorpo
rated, for in accounting in icnuiac
tion wlth alleged overcharges reisult
intf frfcm ttanttlc^v eohmcts gfven
the Remington Aivs company by' the
Brltlsh «uteh»i»e*« ili lil».
years old and has
VaXi'-r i'
baU team Jogt tQ the VaHey City
In the medium and large breeds
the end of the second laying seaso.i! Mandan, Nov. 1.—J. A. Mc
should be the limit of age. In the °,f
as 'Leghorns, Minoreas, Anconas,, was a bachelor. He served as state
Compines, may be kept for a year senator from this district during the
longer or a third laying season. As ^"e"erS!l "nd„
a rule it does not pay to keep hens Dakota. Deceased was about 70
any longer unless they are known
to be exceptionally good breeders.
A graphic chart showing the remarkable increase In taxation in North
Dakota under the Nonpartisan league regime Is shown in a table in the
report of the state auditor, submitted biennially as required by law.
A good layer is a hustler, a rust- high school team at Valley City Sat- .first 15 days of October were greater
ler, aad Jhearty eater. She goes to urday afternoon, the score being 21 than in any corresponding period in
roost late with a full crop. to 0. The game was hard fought
thruout, but the Jamestown
It refutes the statements of league leaders that the state tax has not
increased—that only the local taxes bave gone up. The statement showa
that the state tax per capita has more than doubled under the Nonpartisan.,
league regime. Here are the figures:
Total Tax
...1 16,545,929
relatives in St.
Omaha, Oct. 28.—Hundreds of
thousands of bushels of corn may be
burned as fuel by farmers in north
ern Nebraska this winter. High
priced coal and a bountiful but low
price crop of corn is the reason.
New corn unsheiled now brings 3-4
last longer than a ton of coal.
State Tax
The figures show the amount of tax is more than doubled since 1915, that
the amount of state tax has more than doubled, that the per capita tax has
more than doubled. League leaders point to a tax rate, but in accom-
pllahIng valuation8 are more than trlpled.lower
per capjta
during the year. When a single 685,056. The 1920 census population is 645,730, so that the per capita tax
culling is made the best time to do is actually even greater on the basis of actual population.
The amount of taxes in 1920 is increased by new Indirect taxation meas
ures. And each dollar raised by indirect taxation 1b paid by the ultimate
tax of $5.46 was based on an estimated population of
The Socialist newspapers have printed what purports to be a comparison
of North Dakota tax figures with other states, but neglected to state the
figures were taken for 1917, before the high league taxes came on,
o u n o a i n o n s i s e n y e
spread pelvic bones, that are wide wreck on the N.'P. necessitated mak
between the pelvic bones and rear ing the trip to Valley City in autoes ordered by President Wilson after he
end of keel. !and
Cull the hens with thick, or account, not starting until about on Canadian wheat.
four o'clock. The high school will
coarse, stiff pelvic bones which are tlie Mandan team next Satur
close together with small spread be- day.
tween pelvic bones and rear end of
Washington, Nov. 1.—Reports of
Canadian wheat and flour during the
the past seven years, the federal
trade commission says in its report
today to President Wilson. The re
port was based on an investigation
game was delayed on this .had been apked to put an embargo
western part of the was found
dead in his room here this noon. It
is thot he had been dead about twen
ey-four hours. Mr. McDougall was
a contractor and built some of the
oldest buildings in this section. He
has lived in Mandan many years and
3 lead er of
democratic party in western North
ths of a cent a pound, or $15 a ton. county, on the morning of Oct. 18,
The cheapest soft coal is $15 and !t
has to be hauled. A wagon box 3 0
inches high is required to hold
ton of unsheiled corn and that A. T. Cole of the Cass county dis
amount makes a hotter fire and will
Make the most ordinary meal a Royal Feast
As a Member
Federal Reserve System
We are completely equipped to render
the kind of banking service that our
customers have a right to expect.
Our resources are ample to meet the
most exacting requirements, and our
entire organization is planned for the
sole purpose of providing thoroughly
satisfactory banking connections^,
Don't You Want to Get Acquainted?
Fraser, adjutant general of
North Dakota, has compiled a list
of the names of North Dakotans who
were awarded the Medal of Honor
and the Distinguished Service Cross
during the World war, also a sketch
of the action for which the medalu
were granted.
Two were awarded the Medal or
Honor, while 17 received the Distin
guished Service Cross. Fred E..
Smith, lieutenant-colonel in the
308th infantry, 77th division men
tioned as one of the North Dakotans
awarded the Medal of Honor, was at
one time a member of the old First
North Dakota volunteers and served"
with that regiment in the Philip
pines. He entered the regular ser
vice as a second lieutenant in 1899.
In the list are two Jamestown
boys Oscar W. Peterson, army ser
geant, No. 560685, Co. A 59th in
fantry, and Vernon B. Zacher, firat
lieutenant, 359th infantry.
Fargo, Oct. 29.—Horald Johnson
confessed bandit who robbed the
Prosper State bank at Prosper, Cass:
pleaded guilty this afternoon to the
charge of bank robbery in the first
degree and was sentenced5 by Judge-
court to serve 15 years in the
state penitentiary.
Jamestown, North Dakota
Tax State
rate all tax
purposes capita
4.62 2.57
4.71 2.13
4.88 2.48
5.30 2.59
2.18 5.46
all property

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