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Uopc, "Worth Daftota. rtne Uurnouts Careful ©ftvtna. Hope, North Dakota. N ::'i',: ,. ft %, v: ,: dF Line. Polishing Lays Specialty orth Dakota ubbins A Page gets a new bank. Jamestown is to have a planing mill. Osnabrock is said to be long on blind pigs. Farmers are now sowing winter wheat. A young lady ran down a sneak thief at Minot. Hail knocked out some wheat near Sykeston. Bismarck has a lot of musical talent —unorganized. A bumptious traveling man got'into trouble at Ray. An alligator escaped from Banker Banks of Sheldon. Farmers around Bowbells organized a lumber company. Flaxton is building and a school building. two churches D. V. Young had a leg broken in a runaway at Sykeston. Turtle Lake in McLean county is growing rapidly this summer. Dickey is to have a new bank with a man named Christ as cashier. Minot had a stabbing affray as a re sult of a quarrel over a woman. At Sykeston an effort was made to run the new agent out of town. The people of McLeod have issued a warning against blind piggers. An accidentally discharged revolver at Aneta caused some excitement. Grades are being established at Hope. An attempt was maude to burgle the residence of Presiding Elder Moore at Minot. Carl Nelson went to work for Sena tor Talcott at Buffalo and then went crazy. The reported extension of the Great Northern line from Mohall seems to be off. There was an elopement from .Toil ette. A Belgian girl was one of the principals. Nels Olson of Fargo defeated E. A. Hogan of Breckenridge at Berthold in three rounds. The reports of illegal hunting seem to have been more numerous than in many years. Nels Hawkir.son is to establish lum ber yards at two new towns on t)ie Farmers' road. Lack of granary room for the boun teous crop is one of the complaints in Sargent county. Minot wants a larger jail, which in dicates that more up that way ought to be in the jug. Drainage is about the greatest prob leip the farmers of the Red River Val ley have "to solve. A resident of Richafdton wants to cover the town with a tent and label the place a saloon. There is a large flax acreage around Upham on the Towner extension of the Great Northern. While the Donnybrook marshal was it supper a stranger went into town and beat up a citizen. Carl Nordhougen of Aneta ex ihanged shots with some horse thieves and thinks he hit one. The recent sentences imposed at Minot by Judge Goss should assist in giving law and order a boost. North Dakota is attracting a lot of homeseekers this summer and Iowa continues to furnish its quota. Durum wheat was largely seeded in the western part of the state and it seems to have made a splendid'crop. The tour of the state by the First Regiment band should furnish a treat Cor the towns the band boys visit. Deputy Game Warden Green of Sheldon offers a reward of $25 for con iviction of violators of the game law. Farmers in several counties are sending samples of their crops and vegetables to the state fair at Grand Forks. There is considerable complaint in the valley counties of potato rot, the soil being too wet for the good of the tubers. A lot of Bottineau county grain was struck by hail but there are still thou sands of acres of as fine crops as ever p.waited a binder. One of the deiad sailors in the re cent Bennington disaster was A. H. Schoregge, son of Charles Schoregge,' a Flaxton farmer. The lightning rod peddlers are said to have done a big business in the state this summer as a result of fre quent electric storms. Quail, brought from Iowa and liber ated at Church's Ferry, have propa gated this summer and seem to be getting along all right. The business men of Upham were turned down by the McHenry county commissioner^ on a proposition to build a bridge across the Deep river and have raised funds by private sub on Fessenden is to have a new city hall, fire engine house, police stations and jail combined. The proximity of the council to the jail ought to have a salutary effect. A girl at Spring Brook was chop ping wood—a piece hit her in the eye and left '&n«-u£ly- gash. The- moral might be almost anything-—-but she might have sawed the wood. Y* John Heigo, a Russian lad, was in jured by the accidental discharge of a shot gun at Velva. John won't be able to sit down comfortably for some time. i_* __ Crosby has two banks. Wishek Is to be incorporated. Dickey is to have a state banlc Omemee has a saxophone quartet. Tolley almost has a water famine. Bowdon people want to incorporate. Maddock is to have another barber shop. Another addition is being platted at Kulm. Steele county is growing a lot of small fruit. The sheriff refuses to vacate the Jail at Towner. Efforts were made to burgle the de pot at Cando. The people of Mandan want a water works system. Some great crops arfe reported around White Earth. The loss of a merry-go-round is chronicled at La Moure. There have been a lot of dents knocked in the game law. The ladies of Sharon have organized to see that weeds are cut. School lands appraisals are being continued over the state. Broken pieces of a saw were found in the Minot jail under a rug. The people of Westhope rejoicej over the opening of the depot. A company has been organized i»t Oakes to bore artesian wells. The first usury case ever tried '.a Harvey resulted in a dismissal. The strike has tied up a lot of build ing material for the branch lines. Towns starting creameries are us ing more caution than formerly. V'syd connty is making a number of public improvements this summer. A Mrs. Murray of Rolla was arrested at Rugby on a charge of kidnapping. Towner may have a baseball tourna ment to dedicate the new fair grounds. Frank Ressler of Cooperstown had a finger in a gun barrel. The stub ir left. The people of Leeds are proud of the quality of flour turned out by the mill. Brocket and Edmore girls have bass' ball teams. Brocket defeated Edmore twice. A lot of threshing rigs have been •sold in the northwestern part of the state. Bids are advertised for the construc tion of a water works system at En derlin. A marriage which occurred in Janu ary has just been announced at Cas selton. A farm hand near Swanson was robbed of $125 by his chum, near Dev ils Lake. Two women at Rugby scrapped be cause one accused the other of steal ing "greens." This is the time of the year local crooks steal things and blame it on the hobos. At St. Thomas the authorities watch the booze consignments and place the responsibility. Sharon had a baseball tournament, a field day and wound up with a ball in the evening. There is renewed talk of an electrio line from Williston, the county seat of McKenzie county. A resident of Cavalier was shocked by lightning, which strong enough to knock down his team. At Starkweather the creamery building is completed and the ma chinery is in place. The Great Northern paid $750 fot fifteen acres of land occupied by the reservoir at Palermo. Oakes furnished a scandal and the wife of one of the residents has re turned to her parents. D. W. McCanna of Cando has rent ed his farm for three years and will remove to Minneapolis. If the irrigation project goes through WilHston will become a more important rtulroad point. Lisbon nas greatly improved streets this summer and the city administra tion is receiving bouquets. Several men have been arrested at Minot with revolvers inside their socks, strapped to their legs. The people of Norwich were sore be cause the railroad commissioners did not stop there to hear a protest. The inemers ?f the water users' association in Williams county must sign up their land by September. A Williston claimed to have been held up and robbed. Some of the peo ple think his story is a fairy tale. Benson county got the tail end of a storm that did considerable damage in the northwestern part ofthestate. North Dakota railway commission ers are attending the national meet ing being held this week at Deadwood. The hailstorm that struck Bottineau county seems to have eluded the cus toms officials, coming over from Can ada. Some ranchers are plowing fire breaks as they fear prairie fires this fall because of the luxuriant growth of grass. Out at Bismarck the eclipse of the moon was visible. In many sections of the state there were too many clouds. An idiot at Palermo tied a dry hide to a horse's tail and the animal was so frightened it ran until it dropped dead. There Is a problem for the state asylum board to solve in the matter of boilers and electric lights for the new buildings. At Fingal a hobo was put off a tjrii'n and retaliated by throwing a/ rock through a window in the Pullman. He was arrested. t- KERMIT'S AMBITION REALIZED. Young Roocevel* Kills a Bear and Two Wildcats. Deadwood, S. D., Sept. 1.—Kermit Roosevelt has realized his ambition. A small brown bear and two wildcats hang as scalps to his belt. A hunting party consisting of Capt. Bullock, his son Stanley, Kermit Roosevelt and Paul Martin, son of Congressman Mar tin, returned yesterday from a trip through the mountains and plains of the north. Three hundred and fifty miles were traversed in ten days by the lads on horseback. Plucky little riders they proved, never noticing the hardships, and of untiring energy. The great event took place on the fifth day out. when Capt. Bullock and Kermit stalked a small brown bear, who was peacefully raspberrying on a mountain side. Kermit's skill with his rifle stood him in good stead and his nerve never flagged for a minute. The wild cats were easy prey. KILLED BY LIGHTNING. Man on Farm Near Winona Dies In stantly. Winona, Minn., Sept. 1. Albert Caston, a workman on the diallers' farm a few miles south of this city, was instantly killed by lightning. He had been driven from the field with his team by the approaching storm and had unhitched the horses. They had started for the barn and he was follow ing when he was struck by lightning. He died instantly. Caston had come to this farm from a small Wisconsin town near Milwaukee about two months ago. The remains have been brought to this city and relatives notified. STREET CAR MEN ARRESTED. Manslaughter Charges Grow Out of Fox Point Accident. Milwaukee, Sept. 1. Warrants of arrest yesterday were served on M. W. Austin, superintendent of transporta tion of the Milwaukee Street railway Inspector Bell of the South side ser vice, and R. Aarmack, a motorman employed by the company, charging them with manslaughter in connection with the street car accident at Fox Point ten days ago, irt which Henry Altpass was killed and many were in jured. The three men were released on bail of $1,000 each. FRATICIDE LAID TO INDIAN. Half-Breed Says He Killed Brother In Self-Defense. Montana, Sept. 1. John Cobbell, Blackfoot half-breed, has been brought here from Cut Bank to await action of the United States grand jury for kill ing his brother, Thomas Cobbell. Cob bell pleaded guilty at the preliminary hearing and said he killed his brother to pnitei t. hiriiself and family, as hi? brother, heavily armed, was about tc carry m.r an alleged threat, to kill them all. Before dying, Thomas Cobbell made a statement exonerating his brother. MONTANA MINERS ADOPT SCALE No Radical Change Made From Last Year's Agreement. Helena, Mont., Sept. 1. Montana coal mine operators and miners, after a three days' conference here, reached an agreement, yesterday upon the scale to be paid for one year after Oct 1, when the present agreement expires The conference found some difficulty in agreeing upon certain points, but eventually reached common ground The new scale will not be materially changed from the present. BUGGY HIT AND BOY KILLED. Girl Also Is Injured When Train Hits Vehicle. Sioux City, Iowa, Sept. 1. While on the way to Sioux City from Akron with a can of cream, a buggy in which rode Elmer Putnam, aged fifteen, and Alma Putnam, his sister, aged thirteen years, was struck by a Chica go, Milwaukee & St. Paul train. The children were thrown from the buggy the boy being instantly killed and the girl seriously injured. AGED BREWER IS HERO. John Michel of La Crosse Stops Runa way Team to Save Boy. La Crosse, Wis., Sept. 1. John Michel, Sr., a wealthy brewer seventy five years old, last evening saved the life of a lad of twelve years by risking his life to stop a runaway team. The old man was dragged several yards by the runaways, but was uninjured. The child scrambled from the heap of milk pails badly scared but u.'ihurt. ROBS SWEETHEART'S BANK. Farmer Uses Ax to Open Girl's Money Till. La Crosse, Wis., Sept. 1. Because he cracked open his sweetheart? savings bank with an ax and purloined the $36 which had bepn saved by Daisy Lamar, Ole Hanson must serve a jail sentence. When arrested Han son. who is a farmer, broke down and confessed his odd crime. Young Woman a Suicide. ^Winnipeg, Sept. 1. The mystery -^surrounding the disappearance of servant jrirl named Clara Dehl from her employer's residence last Thurs day was cleared up when the "body of young woman was. found in the river The girl left a note stating she intend ed doing away with herself. •t?®*, -C' W .*. .. -.1 v. News. MANKATO MAN'S DEATH A MYSTERY R. D. HUBBARD IS FOUND DEAD IN A CHICAGO ROOM ING HOUSE. WOMAN IS UNDER SUSPICION SHE TELLS POLICE CONFLICT ING STORIES REGARDING THE CASE. POLICE DO NOT BELIEVE HER CORONER WILL MAKE RIGID IN VESTIGATION OF THE CIR CUMSTANCES. Chicago, Aug. 31.—R. D. Hubbard, a wealthy resident/of Mankato, Minn., a guest at the Auditorium hotel, was found dead in a rooming house at 371 Wabash avenue shortly after 9 o'clock last night, and the police are holding Mrs. Nellie White, proprietor of the place, pending an investigation. Hubbard was found by the White woman, who at once summoned Dr. E. C. Winans and Dr. F. A. Metcalf. They found the man had been dead for some time. After a consultation they refused to Issue a death certificate and notified the police of the Harrison street sta tion. Detectives McCaffey and Hughes were sent to the place. They found the man's Body Lying in a Bed in a room on the top floor, which he had rented, according to the White woman, early in the evening. She said he had come to the place with a young woman, who, after remaining in the room but a short time, lett it and ran out of the building. The White woman says she does not know the young woman's name. She then notified the clerk at the Auditorium hotel, after which she summoned a physician. The latter pronounced Hubbard dead and refused to issue a certificate of death, but ao tified the police. The police do not place any credence in the story, however, and believe that. Hubbard went to the place to see Mrs. White. The mysteri ous circumstances surrounding the man's death and the manner in which She Sought to Explain it caused the police to place the wo man under arrest and she is now be ing held at the Harrison street police station. She will be detained until an in quest can be held and the exact cir cumstances of the man's death de termined. Hubbard's body was taken to a morgue, where it will be kept pending communication with the man's family in Mankato. The dead man was one of the lead ing board of trade operators In the Minnesota town and operated exten sively in Chicago. He was frequently in the city looking after his business. He was fifty years old, and is said to have a family in Mankato. Story Is Altered. After the White' woman was taken to, the police station she changed somewhat her version of the stoj-y of Hubbard's death. At first she said tlia woman who was with Hubbard when he entered the place left the building without saying anything to her. When questioned by Lieut. Duffy at the Harrison street police station she said that the woman had told her that Hubbard had fallen to the floor. Sh^ says that she went to the room and found Hubbard unconscious. The "woman knew that the man usually registered at the Auditorium and she notified the clerk there, who called Doctors Winan and Metcalf. POUNDS AND THEN FORGIVES of Wisconsin Man's Treatment Burglar Is Energetic. Sheboygan, Wis., Aug. 31.—Edward George jumped from a window upon the back of a burglar who had escaped from George's room at midnight, took away the man's revolver, pounded him into submission and then marched I him into the house, where he gav&" him food and set him free on the promise to reform. Boy Run Over Likely to Hastings, Minn., Aug, 31. Stockfish, eleven-year-old- son' tin Stockfish, fell frorii aWw was loaded with vats anife passed over his body,'^ ly injuring B88KSS-V-' Jrt Use Harmful Preservatives.-5^''' Madison, Wis., Aug. 31.—Five lbcal-ff meat dealers pleaded guilty yesterday to selling adulterated meats. Onje map pleaded guilty to selling a Hamburjg|jt steak preserved in sulphites, wh!l« four others, were fined for sellin bologna preserved in borax and ored with coal tar dyes.