IHII MHril HEWS.
Bismarck. Th« general land of
fice haB adjusted Its accounts with fha
state of North Dakota for the fiscal
year ending June 30, 1098, showing 0
per cent of net proceeds of the sale
of public lands In that state. The
gross proceeds from sales of public
lands were $734,316, from which
amount is deducted a pro rata share
of the expenses chargeable to the state
of $29,682, making the net proceeds
$104,633 of which the state is entitled
Sales from Indian lands, during the
year amounted to $19,508/ while $8/
992 was received in fees and commis
The reclamation fund account aris
ing from sales of public lands In
North Dakota has also been adjusted.
The net proceeds from the sale of
public lands less than amount accru
ing to the state $33,231, were $704,
026. The surplus of fees and commis
sions less the amount earned by and
paid to the registers and receivers
$14,166 was $70,023, making a total
of $T74,048 to be credited to the fund.
Fargo—North Dakota may hay* a
state baseball league in 1909, or It
may be enlarged to include Crooketon
and Bemidji, Minn.
Unless there is a possibility of the
Northern league breaking Into the
Twin Cities, Fargo will not be with
the old organization. The Jumps to
Duluth and Wnlnlpeg are too long.
Winnipeg and Brandon will undoubt
edly align themselves with teams in
Western Canada and Duluth with the
Wisconsin State league or the Copper
Fargo, Wahpeton, Valley City, Ml
not, Jamestown, Bismarck, Derlls
Lake, Grand Forks and possibly the
two Minnesota towns, would furnish
a compact league.
It is thought there would bs little
or no difficulty in securing eight of
these towns in a league that could be
profitable operated with a short sched
ule next summer.
Considerable interest has been
aroused over the plan and a meeting
will be called soon.
Fargo—Professor Bolley of the state
agricultural college will offer a regu
lar course in applied biology. This
work deals specifically with how and
where the work of the investigators In
the laws of plant and animal devel
opment touches the practical life of
the farmer, manufacturer, teacher and
average citizen, and lays a founda
tion for agricultural and industrial
education in child study and psychol
ogy, as well as in industrial and social
conditions. All the courses commence
upon present-day educational prob
lems and are found of very practical
The work in the department of edu
cation, consisting of courses for stu
dents of both sub-collegiate and col
legiate grade, is meeting with great
.favor. Professor Weeks takes up the
pedagogical subjects from the modern
point of view.
A New Prexy.
Grand Forks.—The board of regents
of the University of North Dakota
have about completed the work of se
lecting a successor to President Web
ster Merrifleld of the University of
They are not yet prepared to an
nounce his name, but they admit -he
Is not a North Dakota resident A
meeting will be held in the near fu
ture finally to consider the proposi
The board has prepared the budget
for two years for the consideration of
the state legislature. The budget in
cludes estimates of the cost of three
new buildings considered to be neces
sary. The buildings needed are for a
boarding department of the univer
sity, a teachers' college building and
a law department building.
Pure Milk Campaign Opens.
Fargo—Milk Inspector Dunham, of
this city, has succeeded in getting the
dairymen of Fargo and Moorhead to
organize an association, and with the
co-operation of outside milk shippers,
has arranged for
series of meetings
this winter at which subjects of direct
interest to dairymen and looking to
purer milk supply will be discussed.
The first of the meetings is being held
and prominent speakers are being
Bowbells—Bowbells people circulat
ed a petition to secure a farmers' in
Fargo.—Goodrich claims to be the
oldest town in the new county of
Rugby.—Rugby will install a lire
alarm system. Blasts of the mill
whistle will give' a general alarm and
designate the locality of the fire.
McClusky—The Independent insists
that the people of Turtle Lake circu
lated a petition requesting the school
board to purchase a water pall.
Dickinson.—Dickinson Lodge No.
1137, Order of Elks, was instituted
here by the Jamestown Lodge No.
995, assisted by District Deputy
Exalted Ruler M. Stanchfield of Orani
Mlnot—Williams county sold J50,
000 bonds to clear up old indebted
ness, and Is now doing business on a
cash basis—and paying Interest on tho
Grand Forks.—C. McCoy died at a
local hospital as the result of a broken
tneck sustained by a fall from a load
of ha* on hit fanu pear hers.
To-morrow is Christmas.
The Pioneer wishes its readers
one and all A Merry Christmas.
5£Get those new resolutions
ready. The time will soon be
University Male Quartette
It will soon be time to turn
over a new leaf and cut it out,
J. E. Lasham, of Hillsboro, was
transacting business in the city
University Male Quartette at
the opera house Dec. 30. Prices
L. J. Bowen is home spending
his Xnias vacation. He is assist
ing in Fulmer & Brimer's store.
Earl Hughes and Ray Nelson
are home from the Minnesota"U"
spending their holiday vacation.
Master Paul Baker arrived
home yesterday from school at
Devils Lake to spend Christmas.
The Hope Public Schools closed
yesterdayJ:'or the holiday vaca
tion. School will re opened Jan.
Miss Ella Nelson arrived last
Saturday from the N. D. IT. She
will spend the vacation with home
The installation of officers of
Occidental lodge A. F. & A. M.
will be held next Saturday eve
The All Star Comedy Co. will
appear at the Hope opera house
next Monday and Tuesday eve
The treat of the season is in
store for you at the opera house
next Monday and Tuesday eve
Mrs. M. Aasved, of S. Dak.,
visited with her aunt Mrs. E. J.
Pepper and friends in this city
The First National Bank has
recently installed a new_money
changer, which is a dandy and a
great time saver.
Ed. Nybo returned yester
day morning from Fargo where
he recently underwent an oper
ation for appendicitis.
Miss Katherine Carleton ar
rived home last Saturday from
Michigan City and will spend
the Xmas vacation in this city
The Major Implement
doesn't take off its hat very often,
and [when it does, it] has some
thing interesting to tell you
Read what they say.
Win. Patterson, of Spokane,
Wash., was visiting in the city
last Friday evening. Will is well
pleased with Spokane and says
that, is a little the best place ever
Old and new songs, the pieces
you love to hear and others that
you want to hear again when
sung by the University Male
Quartette at the opera house Dec.
Well Known Actor Found Dead.
Los Angeles, Cal., Dec. 18.—Harry
Glazier, a prominent actor, member of
the Belasco stock company, and well
known in the theatrical world of the
United States, was found dead in bed
in his room at the Hotel Maryland in
Pasadena Thursday. Heart disease
was the cause of death.
I have a few dates "left in
this month, will be glad to
do your auctioneering.
Sale Bills prepared and all
details attended to to make
ou a good sale.
CAIjL By PHONE AT MY EXPENSE.
I. W, STANDLEY,
Ins/ •win On Real Estate
M.B CASSBLL& CO 5herebrooke.
For Rent—Three good warm
rooms, suitable for light house
keeping. Enquire at the Pioneer
Found: A beef hide. Owner
call at Brown's meat market.
WANTED—To buy, 20 tons of
hay. Enquire of Porter Kimball.
Such chances as the C. P. R.
offer do not come every day.
Fine land on ten years time.
Look up the label on your
paper. All subscriptions must be
paid in advance before the first of
Hides & Furs- tanned for
Robes, Coats, Rugs, etc. Write
for free catalog 25. Tauberts
Tannery, Minneapolis, Minn.
If you want first elass painting
or paper hanging call on W.
I. Stager 25 years experience at
the business means something.
LOST:- A Waltham 11 Jewel
watch, between Hope and the ©an
jee old place. Finder leave at
office and get reward.
We are anxious to count you
as one of our drug customers for
we know the satisfaction will be
Mallory's Drug Store,
Its worth while asking for
'Hickory" Brand Rubbers and
Overshoes. They are long"wear
ing—always giving satisfaction.
Ask your dealer. St. Paul Rub
ber Co. Distributors. 6t.
Editor Mart. D. Brundage,
the all-around booster of the
Tolna Tribune, was a visitor in
town over Sunday. Brun says:
'The fellow who said I went
home from Stump Lake in a
barrel is a close and dear rela
tive of old'man Ananias." That
trousers episode" was bad
enough^ without enlarging' and
embellishing the story in this
unseemly an r.—McVille
By the undersigned, on the
Northrop farm. 12 miles S. W. of
Hope, about Nov. 25th 1908,
three bull calves, 2 red and white
and one red. Owner can have
samejy paying charges.
Bx. 12H, Hope, N. D.
§Come to my place Sec. 25,
SherbrookeTwp.. Steele County
N. D., on'or about Dec. ldth*1908,
one red heifer, with white spots.
Owner can have same by paying
Came to my place on sec. 29,
Melrose twp., Steele Co., N, D.,
on or about Dec. 15th 1908, one
white cow, with red spots, with
horns one red and white cow
one red and white heifer 1 yr old
two small spring calves. Owner
can have'same by paying charges.
Hope, N. D.
Sit quietly favour own
home and look over the
line of Henry Bosch
Co., Chicago,* the
most complete collec
tion of wall papers ever
for new and exclusive
patterns. Very latest
designs, foreign and
domestic and the low
est Chicago prices.
Save money on every
roll, save time and eo
trgy, and decide at
Will call with the Bosch Sam
ples any boor you name—no
trouble and, you are under no
W I STAGER
H, H. Fulmer's Jewelry Store
gE. S. Johnsonf
torney~and Counselor at
Hope. N. Dak.
Dr. J. A. Heading,
—Physician and Surgeon
Office in First National Bank.
Phone No. 11.
DR. C. B. HARWOOD
C. 5. SHIppy,
R. R. FISHER,
The Sho'e maker
Is prepare to do all kinds of
*worfe in jine.^Repairing
2fa specialty.j&Give him a call.^
Hope. N. Dak.
PALMS & FERNS
A variety of potted plants
always on hand
jr Funeral Designs
furnished on short notices
Brighten up! Paints, Varnishes
and Alabastine in all tints and
colors at Wamberg's Drug Store.
Notice for Bids for
Deposit of County Funds.
Notice is hereby given that sealed
proposals will be received by the
Board of County Commissioners of
Steele County, North Dakota, up to
the hour of 2:30 o'clock p. m. on the
4th day of January, 1909, from
National and State'banks for the de
posit of the funds of said county for a
period of two years.
Such proposals must state in writ
ing what rate of interest will be paid
on the average daily balances during
the month, interest to be paid monthly,
on .condition that such funds with ac
crued interest shall be subject to check
or draft at all times on demand. De
positories for county funds will be re
quired to give a bond payable to the
county, conditioned for the safe keep
ing of any or all funds deposited in
such bank, as provided for in Section
2437, Revised Codes of 1905. All
proposals to be enclosed in sealed
envelopes, addressed to the county
auditor and marked "proposals for
deposit of county funds."
Dated .at Sherbrooke, N. Dak., this
11th day of December, 1008.
Office in Philip's Bloolr
Office flT Resilience 117
and Notary Public
HOPE. N. DAK.
Dr. If* G. Fish.
Physician and Surgeon
Office hours 9 a. m. to 9 p. m.
Office second floor of
WOODWARD BLOCK, HOPE
Geo. A. Feadj
Offioo First National Bank Block.
Hope. North Dakotd.
Steele County, N. Dak
Came to my place on the old
John Keene farm, 1(T miles east
of Hope, on Nov. 25th 1908 one
black horse'with white hind feet,
brand on shoulder and blind in
both eyes one black mare about
3 yrs, old, had halter on.
I. L. ROGERS,
Bx. 45. Clifford, N.
1 A 1 1 A TvTTTTT'
PETER BROWN, Prop.
I HOPE, N. DAK.
WILL CARRY A FULL LINE OF
FRESH & SALT
E A S
HIGHEST PRICE PAID EOR. CHOICE
CATTLE, HOGS AND POULTRY
Special attention given to all kinds of
repairing. No job too small or too big
WATCHES, JEWELRY, CUT
GLASS AND SILVERWARE.
W. J. HANSON,
Hard and Soft Coal,Seasoned
Maple, Oak, Birch and Pine
Always on Hand
My prices are right and the quality of my stock
At McLaughlin's old stand. Call 'phone No. 56.
The Price of One
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