A baby girl was-born to Mr.
and Mrs. J. R. Clutter Saturday,
A nice selection of popular
music on sale at Strickler's Jew-
^Albert Williams is home from
his claim near Sheyenne, N. Dak.,
'to visit his parents.
Oall and get a 25ct. bottle of
silver polish at Fulmer's Jewelry
store. None better.
Don't fail to read the ads in
the'Pioneer. There are a num
ber of changes this week.
Stop sending away your re
pairing. Take it to Strickler
-and save time and money.
Red Seal Almond Cream for
chapped hands, only 25 cts. a
bottle atWamberg's Drug Store.
The Wisconsin Grain & Stock
Co. has closed its office in this
city. The local manager left last
Saturday for Minneapolis.
Cashier Cassell, of the First
National, left last Saturday on a
ten days' business trip to Chi
cago and Wisconsin points.
The little snow that fell Tues
day night and Wednesday will
help to make the roads better
and will hardly do any harm.
Look at what you are buying.
Don't send away for watches
when you can buy them cheaper
at Strickler's Jewelry store.
This is the season for public
sales. Tbe Pioneer is prepared
to turn o,ut sale bills in any size
from full sheets to dodgers.
Does your piano need tuning?
Ask Mr. Gardner.
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The Pioneer force has been
kept on the jump the past week
printing sale bills, consequently
the paper is a little shy on the.
usual grist of local and personal
Twin babies, a boy and a girl,
were born to Mr. and Mrs. Jacob
Stutsman Tuesday. The baby
boy lived only about twenty-four
hours. Mr. Stutsman is Parris
& Sons butcher.
Meader's mail route
horses will now eat Kimball farm
oats, George having received a
present of a load from the owner
of the farm and Copenhaver
Bros., who are working it.
Mrs. John White, of Carring
ton, N. D., arrived in the city
yesterday. She is here to attend
the 25th Wedding anniversary of
her parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. M.
McLaughlin, which takes place
Elsewhere in this issue will be
found the ad. of Sheetz & Lock
wood, contractors and builders.
Their shop is located in the old
Aldrich blacksmith shop. Par
ties having work in their line will
do well to see them.
The social given by the'Congre
gational Sunday School at the
Kraabel home last Thursday eve
ning was well attended and e
nough was taken in to finish pay
ing for the new song books and
still leave a small balance.
The following item, clipped
from the McKenzie County
Chronicle, gives good news of a
former resident of Hope. "Miss
Rachael Taylor has been appoint
ed deputy superintendent of
schools to represent Miss Nelson
in this end of the county and at
the county seat."
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Here are & few of our
Mid Winter prices
on the following
A TJewel Elgin or Waltham 18 size for $4.501
A15Jewei Elgin or Waltham 18 size for $6.75
A17J. Elgin or Walthum 18 size $8. to $25.00 1
IA silverine case for the above 65cents
A gold filled case for the above 4.00 to 16.00
$ A full line of all makes American
Watches at lowest prices and best values.
Come in and look over our stock and
see for yourself—it is just from the
factory and fully guaranteed by them, $
I Want Your Repairing—Don't send it away as I can
do it right and at prices that will save you money.
Yours for Business
Jean K. Brown, daughter of
James. P. and Charlotte A.
Brown, and youngest sister of
James D. Brown, died on the 26th
at the home ^f her mother, in
Pasadena, Cal., after a protracted,
illness of over a year. Until a
short time ago, it was hoped that
she was recovering^ She was
twenty-two years of age and was
for quite a time a resident of
Mr. and Mrs. L. L. Lang of
McVille were the guests of
friends in town from Friday eve
ning until Tuesday morning.
L. L. reports everything O. K.
up the line and that the new
towns will boom this summer
Fargo has a mad dog scare and
all unmuzzled dogs have been or
dered killed. What's the matter
with starting a crusade against
dogs in Hope in cases where the
dog tax has not been paid. Any
thing to get rid of about 999 of
the worthless curs.
Dr. Hadwin, who recently re
turned from an extended trip to
Alaska, arrived in Hope the latter
part of last week and. has been
renewing old acquaintances.
Tuesday evening he entertained
a number of his old friends at a
banquet at the Elliott Hotel.
Master Charles Leslie Harness
celebrated his sixth birthday last
Thursday the 21st inst. by a six
o'clock dinner. Music and
games filled the evening. Those
present were: Rev. and Mrs.
Hitchcock and family, Mr. and
Mrs. A. E. Warner £nd family,
Mr. and Mrs. M. B. Hanley and
family and Grand-ma King.
The present condition of the
roads is about as bad as it 'could
be. The warm days of last week
and the week before sufficiently
melted the snow so that about all
that is left of the old roads are
the ridges of snow and in many
places the horses cut thru. Some
new roads are being broken
which are found in most instances
to be the best.
On Tuesday, March 12th, Alex
Stewart will hold a public sale on
his farm 10 miles west and 2
miles north of Hope. This will
be without question the largest
sale in Steele county this year.
Mr. Stewart has some fine stock,
for particulars see ad in this is
sue. It will pay you to attend
this sale if you are in need of
good stock or farm machinery.
Last evening at the home of
Mx\ and Mrs. W. C. Slater a fare
well party was given to Miss Ed
na Little, who leaves Saturday
for Detroit, Mich., where she
has been elected to a position in
the Thomas Normal Training
School. Only the teachers were
present. Each one represented
some liter? ry character, to be
guessed by the others. Miss
Larson, as "Lucile," was one of
the best represented and hardest
to guess. Partners for supper
were found thru vers.es from
songs and each couple was asked
to sing their song. As a remem
brance Miss Little received a
cut glass toilet water bottle.
capital and sur
bank, its finan
and its estab
tion for conser
vative banking methods are a
mong the substantial advantages
offered to present and prospec
tive patrons To maintain and
increase these advantages is the
policy of the management.
The equipment in every de
partment is thorough, modern
FIRST NATIONAL BANK
The Annual Woodman Ball,
given la§t Friday evening, was
fully up to the standard of other
years both in number of attend
ants and quality. The Casselton
Orchestra furnished good music,
which was greatly enjoyed by
the dancers. The banuuet served
by the Royal Neighbors was a
fine one and formed no small
part of the eveenings enjoyment.
The M. W. A. dances gain in
popularity every year they are
H. F. Mayne, of Omaha, Nebr.,
was in the city Friday and Sau
urday of last week. Mr. Mayne
is soliciting subscripotins for the
Masonic Voice-Review and a
number of the leading popular
magazines. Mr. Mayne is totally
blind and the manner in which
he conducts his business and
travelling as he does without es
cort is certainly marvelous. He
has been in most every principal
town in the United States, having
followed his present vocation for
the past seven years. He visited
the local Masonic lodge Friday
evening and gave a short talk on
Masonry. He is well informed
and his talk was much enjoyed
by those present.
O E N
Half section farm 6 miles from
town. New buildings. Usual
terms. Enquire at the First
National Bank, Hope, N. Dak.
TO TRADE for merchandise
or good business, two good im
proved farms in Swift and Yellow
Medicine counties, Minn. Ad
dress Box 18, Danvers, Minn,
CANADIAN FIELD PEAS
Anyone wishing good Canadian
Field Peas for seed can secure
same at a reasonable price at the
First National Bank, Hope, N. D.
I have bought out the interest
of Will Gilmore in the Hope
Veterinary Hospital. I will con
tinue the business along the same
lines, buying and selling horses.
Very soon I expect to have a
bunch of draft horses for sale.
They will be good ones and i"f
you are in need of stock of this
kind get ready to buy here.
DR. G. D. FISHER.
My picture framing material
has arrived and I am now pre
pared to frame any pictures in
good shape. Come and see what
I have in stock.
A. E. WARNER..
Wedding stationery, calling
cards printed or engraved in the
latest styles at the Pioneer print
ery. Our prices are also right.
Come in and give us your order
A FEW DATES LEFT
I still have a few dates open
for Public Sales. Parties wish
ing my services can phone my
farm. I am still in the business
and am ready to serve you..
I. W. Standley.
A.f.AJ. A.tA At
of Table Waters
PURE, HEALTHFUL AMD
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Sold by the
BOTTLE or CASE
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We wish to extend to you
our thanks for your liberal
patronage during- the year
just closed, and by court
eous treatment, reliable
goods and fair prices, we
hope for a continuance of
the the came. Wishing all
A HAPPY NEW YEAR
Yours very truly
BECKERJECK & LANCER
YOU WILL GET IT EVERY TIME
J. D. Bkown,Pkebt. S. J. Dan&kin, Vice-Pkes't. M. B. Casbkll, Cashier
First National BapK,
Hope. North Dakota.
A General Banking Business Transacted
Hail Insurance in "Old Line" Companies
Safety Deposit Boxes of the latest pattern
Lowest Rates on Real Estate Loans
50 Per Cent White Lead
50 Per Cent Zinc Oxida
88 Per Cent Linseed Oil
12 Per Cent Turpentine
PRICE $1.75 PER GALLON.
We Sell It
KING & SMITH
Real Estate Bought and Sold
Steamship Tickets Sold
We believe we can take care of ALL
of our customers needs along all of
the above lines and all others handled
by any bank .... ....
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