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VOLUME XXVI.
Is it Ytv fatata to
BUILD
THIS SUMMER
When you have the plans
and specifications made up
for your building, bring them
in to us and we will be
pleased to show you through
our stock of builders' hard
ware. Our line has never
been so complete as at the
present time, neither have
we been able to display such
neat and tasty designs ,as
we do this season.
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Plain and Ornamental Butts
Storm Window Sets
Surface Door Hinges'
•K' Front Door Sets
Inside Door Sets
Closet Door Sets
Screen Door Sets
Sliding Door Sets
Sash Fasteners
Push Plates
Lifts and Locks
The same design and color
scheme can be carried
throughout the building.
We need your business. We
can get it if you will give us
the opportunity.
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BRIDGE GIVES WAY
UNDER ENGINE
Two Men Go Down With
But Crawl from the
Wreckage Unhurt.
County Board Meets the Con
tractor and New Bridge
Is Decided On.
The steel bridge over Bear Greek
gave way last week while a 32-horse
steam engine pulling a plowing outfit
was passing over it. The rig belonged
to Peterson Bras, of Verona, and two
men went down the sixteen feet with
the engine and crawled out unscathed
through the water. There was no
warning* of any kind when the bridge
fell, and the men did not even have
time to jump. The bridge was prop
erly planked and no fault was attacoed
to the men who were crossing it. Two
weeks before the accident the Bame
rig had passed over the bridge on its
way east to do a job of plowing.
The board of county commissioners
met in Oakes Tuesday with Mr. Hewett,
of the Hewett Bridge Company of
Minneapolis, who erected the bridge in
1906, and all went to the scene
of the accident. Before the con
ference waB over Mr. Hewett agreed to
take the engine from the river, remove
this bridge and the one at Kilbernie of
the same construction and to replace
them with new steel structures at an
expense to the county of $1,200. This
is the third bridge of this kind that has
given way of the Hewett construction,
two of them being in this county, and
Mr. Hewett announced here that his
company had decided to put in no mote
of them.
The bridge here was of forty foot
spatr with ten foot approaches and was
guaranteed to hold the weight of any
engine that was built. But that
four yean ago and engines were
siderable lighter then than they are
now. The bridge to be put in will be
made heavier.
While the.county board was north
they looked, at the site af tbe new
bridge ssked for over the Jim river and
they will uadoutedly grant the request
of the petitioners for a new bridge.
Norwegian Lutheran Church.
-Services in Glover at 1 o'clock and
in Oakes at 3 o'clock. Sunday school
in Oakes at 2 o'clock. -You are cor
dially invited. J. H. Lindland.
ilhe King of All
Cylinder Machines
The new "BQ" Columbia Graphophone is the one
machine of its kind. It embodies the very points which
have made the great success of the Disc Graphophones.
Compact, convenient, shapely and simple, it is an en
tirely new departure in talking machine design.
It has the famous Columbia Aluminum Tone Arm.
and a big flowex* horn. No jabber tube, no horn crane*
no horn stand—and the horatfwings in any direction.
Columbia
Type «BT on Easy Terms
with a complete outfit of Columbia Cylinder
Records, your own selection—$84.66—on easy
^veeklv terms*
Other outfits (20 and 1200, and all the feay ib
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CAN SELL LAND.
Whiteatone Battlefield Commission
Can go Ahead.
H. F. Eaton, secretary of the White
stone Battlefield Commission, recently
received a letter from Attorney Gen
eral Miller, wherein that official re
versed his opinion in regard to the
sale of land in the Whitestone Battle
field. Mr. Miller gave his opinion
on a former act of congress, riot know
ing that a later act approved May 29,
1906, remedied the defect, and the sale
of land can take place. Section 5 of
Senate Bill No. 6190, says:
"That the state of North' Dakota is
hereby authorized and empowered to
sell such portion as it may deem wise of
the southeast quarter qf section seven
and the southwest quarter of section
eight and the northeast quarter of sec
tion eighteen and the northwest quarter
of section seventeen, all in township
one hundred and thirty one north, range
sixty-five west, heretofore granted to
said state to be used for the purpose of
a memorial park and burial ground of
the soldiers killed at the battle of
Whitestone Hills, the money derived
from the sale of said land to be used
by the said state only for the purpose
of erecting monuments as it may desire
to use as a memorial park. Provided,
that not less than forty acres be re
served immediately surrounding the
graves located on said land."
SENATOR JOHNSON
ITCHING TO EXPLAIN
Announces He Will Go
Stump as Soon as He
Returns to State.
CoL Brady Dead.
Col. P. J. Brady, a well known resi
dent of Kulm and Jud, was found dead
on the prairie west of Kulm last Thurs
day, although he had been missing
since Tuesday. A report iB that he
was killed in a runaway, while another
report is that he was drowned while
crossing a creek in a buggy. He was
father of Mrs. R. F. Murray of this
city and she went to Edgeley to attend
the funeral which was held Friday.
Suicide at CogswelL
Cogswell, N. D., June 22.*—Miss
Blanche Smith, aged sixteen years,
committed suicide this afternoon by
taking drink of strychnine. Though
•he left three notsa: one to her mother,
one to her sister, and. another to her
brother, the case is shrouded in mys-
The faguest is being held this
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On
His Support of the Aldrich Pro
gram on Tariff Requires
Some Explanation.
Washington, June 19.—Senator Mar
tin N. Johnson is itching to get back to
North Dakota to enter the .fight he
knows ,he will have to make to explain
bis general support 'of the Aldrich com
bination in the senate in voting with it
on the tariff schedules. Mr. Johnson
voted for the McCumber amendment
putting lumber on the free list, but
otherwise he has been found lined up
with the conservatives in support of
the various schedules.
'I am looking forward to the time
when I shall be able to get on the
stump and tell the good people of North
Dakota what I believe to be the truth
about the pending bill," said Senator
Johnson. "I am not going t* wait
until the campaign of 1910, but am
going right at it as soon as I get home.
"The situation this year is in every
respect similar to that following the
passage of the McKinley tariff bill in
1890. I propose to follow the same
course with reference to this year's bill
that I did nineteen years ago. Then I
did not follow the plan of other repub
licans in the northwest who were can
didates for office. They went on the
stump in a more or less apologetic atti
tude toward the McKinley law. I did
not. I placed that bill before me and
announced to the people of my state
that it was a protection measure, de
signed to benefit the people of North
Dakota as well as other states, and
that the result of its enactment would
be the building up of business all over
the country. The result of that cam
paign was that I was returned to the
house for the next long term. Most of
the apologists were defeated, and the
next house was overwhelmingly demo
cratic.
'I shall pursue the same course in
iny talks to the people of North Da
kota on the pending bill. I regard it as
one that upholds the principles of pro
tection in practically all the schedules,
and while not all that could be desired
from the viewpoint of the people of the
middle west, it is the best that could
be obtained, as the result of the mature
judgment of congress.
'The people of North Dakota are
protectionists, and I believe they will
indorse the law that congress will enact
in this extra session."
THE OAKES TIMES
A CONTINUATION OF THE OAKES REPUBLICAN
OAKES, DICKET COUNTY, NORTH DAKOTA, THURSDAY, JUNE 24, 1909.
TRYING TO UNE
UP HANSBROUGH
Alex. McKenzie in Washington
Seeking Peace for Sake
of McCumber.
The Latter Pretends to Spurn
Idea That He Advises
With McKenzie.
Washington. June 19.—Alexander
McKenzie today completed his con
ference with members of the North
Dakota delegation, and left for home
tonight. Those with whom he- has
talked declare that there was nothing
of local importance discussed, at least
no patronage matters or any attempt
made to line up the delegation so that
they would act together in the next
campaign. Instead of talking politics,
it was declared by Senator McCumber,
among others, that McKenzie simply
talked what North Dakota wanted in
the way of tariff.
"I was already well informed on the
needB of the state," said Mr. McCum
ber, "so he turned his attention to
other senators."
Although it was declared that Mr.
McKenzie did not talk state politics, it
was learned that former Senator Hans
brough and he took dinner together
last night and talked for an hour or
more after the dinner was concluded.
This is the second time that 'these two
North Dakotans have exchanged more
than a "how d'ye do" in considerably
over a year. McKenzie called on Hans
brough when the latter was seriously
ill in a hospital in Minneapolis last win
ter, but since then, although they have
both been in Washington at the same
time, and even in the Capitol building,
there has been no conversation between
them.
McKenzie also spent upward of
hour in Senator McCumber's private
office today with Alfred Blaisdell,
retary of state of North Dakota, who
is in Washington with his wife on his
way home from Europe. It was said
that they were merely having a social
chat, but it was noted ihat Mrs. Blais
dell remained in the outer room while
the "chat" was in progress.
Real Estate Transfers.
List of transfers furnished by A. L.
Beggs & Son, Abstracters, Ellendale,
N. D.
Farm Investment Co. to Perry
and Youker sei 18-130-61.
Wm Brett to George W Brett se}
6-129-64 and other lands.
Hellekson, Schulstad & Co. to Henry
Huber lot 11, block 1, O Forbes.
Christina Kauffman to W Gross
hans et al set 35-132-60.
Horner to George Webb lots
11 and 12, block 7, O Ellendale (con
tract).
Star Land Co. to W Gruell ne|
10-131-59.
A Shrimplin to George Riggs
swi 9-129-64.
Youker to Perry se} 18-130-
61.
Thomas Marshall to Peter Rancour
lot 9, block 6, McCarthy's addition to
OakeB.
George W Purchard to James
Hart lots 1 to 6, block 42, Ellendale
Land Co's addition to Ellendale.
Baldwin Estate to Gust GuBtafson
nej 15-130-62 (contract).
Libbie A Graves to Reed and
W Dunn nwj 35-130-59.
Johnson to Reed and W
Dunn all of 13 and nwj 2-129-59.
Johnson to Cora Utterhack and
Clara Eastburn nw£ 6-129-59 and lots
1 and 3 1-129-60.
MISCELLANEOPS ADVERTISEMENTS
If you want to buy or Mil, want to dad
thing lost or raatorc (omethloc found. 1
the place to advcrtlae at five ccnta the I'm
TO LET—Room with bath privileges.
Apply to Paul C. Gorder.
FOR hand ice box in
IXSALE.—Second
condition. Mrs. F. .W. Maerck
19-tf.
FOR SALE—Between 50 and 60 rods,
20 and 26 inch hog fence (American)
L. E. Stanton.
WANTED—A girl for general house
work, small family and good pay.
Geo. Caldwell, R. F. D. 2, Fullerton.
WANTED—Old scrap iron. Convert
your old iron into cash. I pay the
highest market price. E. S. Van-
Horn. 20tf,
FOR SALE—Services of Jersey bull
for season.. Terms, cash in advance.
Guarantee with each service. E. F.
Handy, Oakes. 18tf
TO LET—Six room house, with bath
and toilet room, two clothes closets,
pantry, hard and soft water. In
quire of W. H. Marsh. 231.
FOR SALE-A new feed mill,
flour
in comiectioi!, good
aota town, doing a big business. Now
nee to get into a business
take a good piece of land
reason for selling.
To Cover County.
The Dickey County Telephone Com
pany held its first meeting last Satur
day at Merricourt and organized a com
pany with which they expect to get a
phone system that will eventually cover
the whole county. It will incorporate
for $25,000 and run for a term of twen
ty years. The plans of the company
are to erect and maintain a telephone
system covering the entire county and
connect with the various farms and
towns throughout the county.
The western part of the county is
almost solid for a proposition of this
kind and a number of shares have been
already taken. The shares are to be
115.00 each and $45.00 worth of shares
entitles the holder to a telephone in
stalled in his home or place of business,
ready for use.
This is a move in the right direction
and it iB hoped by the company that all
of the local phones in the county will be
consolidated under one company. The
following officers were elected:
Directors—J. W. Crabtree, C. W.
Sullivan, Reinhold Hasz, M. M. Cook,
Gottleib Gebhardt.
Committee on by laws—W. J'. Webb,
A. Glenn, L. E. Slauson.
Committee to confer with other lines
—C. D. Hathaway, L. W. Sullivan.
MERRICOURT.
From the News.
Col. Brady, one of the early settlers
of LaMoure county, was found drowned
in a slough out on the prairie. The
team he was driving came home alone
and he was found two or three days
later.
All the local sports and a number
from Monango and Edgeley gathered
at Merricourt last Sunday to witness
the horse race between Joe Handel's
crack racer and Gorham Palmer's
'Mystery." Handel's horse took the
first race and then another purse was
raised and a second race was run, the
Mystery taking easy money. Both
parties are confident that they have the
best horse and will try their luck again
at Merricourt July 4th.
FULLERTON.
Mr. and -Mrs. Fred Graham and fam
ily of Ellendale were guests of Mr. and
Mrs. K. S. Jensen last Sunday.
Ross Canfield is the latest to pur
chase a touring car, which was sent up
from Aberdeen on Tuesday.
Taken Up.
About June 16th, one gray broncho
mare, brand on both shoulders and
both hips, weight about 900 pounds
one small yearling bay filly, bob tail
one yearling bay gelding with white
hind feet, one right front foot white,
star in forehead, and white Bpot on end
of nose one yearling roan filly with
white hind feet, star in forehead.
Been in neighborhood two months.
Located on section 36-132-60.
—Wm. Zieman,
Postoffice, Oakes, N. D.
Sale of Estray.
Saturday, July 10, 1909, at two
o'clock p. m., in front of the Clement
postoffice, I will sell to the highest
bidder for cash, one grayish roan four
year old mare, weight about 1100 lba.
The above filly was taken up and duly
advertised as an estray by Wm. Zie
man of Clement township. Dickey
county, North Dakota.
Dated June 21,1909.
—W. H. Hazzard,
233 Justice of Peace.
Notice to Farmers.
Those who are shareholders in the
Morley Twine & Machinery Company
come and meet at the city hall July 2nd
at three p. m., for the purpose of or
dering twine and elect a delegate to
iattend the annual meeting of the com
pany in September. E. Murray.
—R. O. Wiek.
Thank You.
The Christian Endeavor wishes to
thank the people for the use of the city
hall, and also the Oakes band for the
music furnished, for the social held last
week. —Hilda Huffman,
Bear Creek.
Gopher count for the township will
be made July 1st at the store of Elner
& Johnson in Oakes.
Railroad Time Table*.
CHICAGO NOHTH-WE8TEHN.
Panenger.
Arrive Depart
No. 16 2:10 a. m. Except Bnnday 4:80 a. m.
No. 25 1:55 p. m. Dally and Bnnday 2:45 p. m.
Freight.
5 30 p.
ALL GOODS
MARKED IN
PLAIN
FIGURES
will
m.
Children's Day program
rendered on June 27 at 111
are invited.
be
All
antee
Secretary.
5:50 I
SOO LIME.
Pasienser.
Eait 7:30 a. m. Dally West 7:55 a. m,
West 6:80 p. m. Dally East 7:00 p. m.
Only coes aa far west as Oakes on Bnnday
Freight.
East 11:80 a. West 12:80 p. m.
West 2:00 p. Bast 2:45 p.
NOOTHESN PACIFIC,
No. 8:40 p. •.
No. 10 1:80 Pl
..No. 10
..No.
6:00 «. ai.
1:10 p. •.
Frelsht.
No.«li8Kp. •.
No.647:IO£. b.
NEW STORE NEW BUILDING
CLOTHING HOUSE
These claims are not mere paper talk. Not exaggerated
advertising statements, but service we
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The Bohn to perform. One food will not taint an
other. For example celery or
musk-melons will not contami
nate milk or butter.
Milk, the most perishable
food, will remain fresh and
wholesome in a Bohn seventy
two hours or more.
a
larger than in any other similar
priced refrigerator size for size.
The air circulation can be
actually proved by holding a
lighted match at the bottom of
the food compartment where
the current starts.
The interior is perfectly dry as may be proved by storing
matches in the food section any length of time after which
they strike readily.
The temperature is ten degrees lower than others and
with same or less amount of ice.
The enamel or opalite lining is as easily cleaned as a
piece of china.
What does your refrigerator do? Do not Jeopardise health by
being without a Bohn! Now on Sale.
J. W. BUSH OAKES
Booklet mailed free to our out-of-town customers.
YOU ARE COMING
To the circus. We invite you
to make our store your head
quarters while in town. You
will find our groceries the best
and the prices are right. We
have a full line of fruits, both
fresh and dried. If you are
strangers in town, come in and
get acquainted. Yours to please
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Groceries, Crockery and Fruits
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OAKES, MD.
HABERDASHERS TO MEN WHO KNOW
New Summer Coats
Have you seen those new summer coats we
are showing? Made from Alpaca and Serges—
they come in black and blue and are so cool and
comfortable, also having an individuality of style
that at the price we ask they will surely appeal
to you.
$1.50 each and up to $5.00
Ask to see them.
Summer Trousers
The best merchant tailor could fit you no
better than we can with our exclusive line of
high grade trousers neither would he please you
a a a a a a
are concerned, and you would have the satisfac
tion of owning your trousers at 25 to 40 per cent
less if you purchased them here. Just now we are
show ng several hundred /\rw
pair new arrivals last week at le"U lO UeUU
Summer Underwear
Here you will And the cool, comfortable and durable
kind—featuring the "Cooper" brand—separate garments
and union suits at
25c, 50c, $1.00 and up
What We Warrant the Bohn to Do
Proved Best by the Railroads.
Returnable if Not Satisfactory.
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NUMBER 23.
MONEY
ALWAYS
absolutely guar-,
PHIFER
AKOTA nU8INEflTS AOLtEOB
$
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