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N 7 J. H. MoCOLLOM'S HEATING STOVES We have a complete line in various styles and sizes A good stove will re duce your fuel bills. Let us show you our stock i. H. THE Tie beat alga tor a meat market Nameroaa caatomera McCollom J. H. McCOLLOM'S SSSS TIME IS A A N O I Why not replace that Carpet with a nice new Rug and get a new piece or two of Fur niture, which will greatly improve the ap pearance ot that room? CALL AND SEE MY STOCK We have a nice line on hand to select from, consisting of Parlor, Dining Room, Bed Room and Kitchen Furniture, in the latest styles and finishes. We also handle Rugs, Carpets, Shades, Porctierres, etc. B.D.WASHBURN •1^1* 1bopc pioneer] The man with a good savings account can leave his loved ones each day with a. clear conscience and a happy disposition. He knows that his family will be protected from immediate want no matter what befalls him. If ypu haven't given your fam ily this well-deserved protection, open an account with us at once Great Oaks from Little Acorns Grow Hope National Bank We endeavor to wait on you just as promptly as possible, The We endeavor to wait on you just as promptly as possible, The We endeavor to wait on you just as promptly as possible, The Best Meats, Honest Weights Lowest Prices Best Meats, Honest Weights Lowest Prices Best Meats, Honest Weights Lowest Prices are worth a short wait occasionally, are worth a short wait occasionally, are worth a short wait occasionally, It never will be longer than is abso- I^Vll lutely necessary at this market Star /vyeat Market ,T. THORSLAND, Proprietor. wore, ii I 1 THE HOPE PIONEER NORTH DAKOTA PUBLISHING CO. L. J. BOWEN, Editor and Manager SfMCRimON HATBS: One year.... Six MM Ml. .92.00 1.00 'Knterrd at tbe pott office at Hope, Nortb Da cia. as «ecu»d claaa matter. CV To insure insertion, all advertise-1 merits and pay locals must reach our office on or before Wednesday noon of each week. (gf All notices ot entertainments of I any nature at which admission is charged given by local organizations I are charged at the rate of five cents per line per insertion. [[MEMBER N.DRA. This paper has enlisted with the government in the cause of America for the period of the war 1 POLITICAL ADVERTISEMENTS For Sheriff To the Voters ot SteeleCounty, North Dakota: 1 hereby announce my candidacy for nomi nation on the Republican ticket, (or the of fice of Sheriff ot Steele County, and I respect fully solicit your support and suffraee at the primary election to be held In June. 3tick Sincerely, A. O. BRAKKE. 50-1611 Sharon, N. Dak. For Clerk of Court I hereby announce myself a Republican candidate tor renomlnatlon for the Office 01 Clerk of the District Court subject to the will of the voters of Steele County, N. D., at the June primary. Your v.ote and Influence re spectfully solicited. 15t D. W. VADNIE. Make Labels 8tay On. To fasten the name labels on cans and bottles containing foodstuffs, use a piece of adhesive plaster. This will to nny surface and the annoy ance caused by labels falling off will be at an end. Paraguay Cattle Lands. Paraguay contains some of the best I cattle lands in the world, although these resources have not yet been ad equately developed. The republic now contains about 4,000,000 head of cattle. Use the 80ft Pedal. "I wonder why it is that we love the old songs best?" asked the sentl I mental one. "I think," said her worka day hearer, "it's because they're not sung so often." Reserve District No. 9 Charter No. 8385. Report of Condition of THE HOPE NATIONAL BANK I at Hope, in the State ol North Dakota, at tbe close of business on March 4, 1918. RESOURCES. Loans and discounts 8171.104 69 DEDUCT: I Notes and bills redisoounted 15,710 87 155.453 82 Overdrafts unsecured 1.697 75 U. S. Bonds deposited to secure cir culation [par value] 50,000 00 I Liberty Loan Bond, unpledged 3H Per cent and 4 per cent 4,348 37 Securities other than U. S. bonds (not Including stocks) owned un pledged 21,876 83 Stock of Federal Reserve Bank (50 per oent of subscription) 1800 00 Value of banking house... 7.000 00 Furniture and fixture*. 2.500 00 Real estate owned other than banking house 43,763 36 Cash in vault and net amount due from national banks 34.926 11 Net amounts due from banks and bankers, and trust compa nies other than above 2.407 94 Checks on other banks In the same city or town as reporting bank 864 52 Check* on banks looated out side of oltjr or town of report ing bank and other oash items 538 80 Redemption fund with U. S, Treas urer and due from U. S. Treasur er*. 2.500 00 I Interest earned but not collect ed— approximate— on Notes •nd Bills Receivable not past flue 2,10105 War Saving Certificates and Thrift Stamps actually owned 333 13 Total S332.1U 68 LIABILITIES. Capital stock paid in 150,000 00 Surplus fund 10,000 00 Undivided profits 9.768 20 I Less eurrent expenses, interest, and taxes paid 3.602 SO 6.165 90 Circulating notes outstand ing ...v. 50.000 00 I Net amount due to banks and bankers (other than above) 191 31 DEMAND DEPOSITS Individual-deposits subject to oheck 66,369 19 Certificates of deposit due in less than 30 days 21,600 87 I Cashier's checks outstand ing 17,010 60 TIME DBPOBXTB (payable after 80 days, or subject to 30 days or more notice) Certificates of deposit 100.773 81 Total of ttme deposits subject to reserve 1100,773 81 I Bills payable, other than with Federal Reserve Bank, in cluding all obligations rep resenting money borrowed. other than (Miscounts 10.000 00 Aeceptanoes of tkis bank pur chased or discounted 15,710 87 Total 8347,822 56 I Liabilities for rediscounts, including those with Fed eral Reserve Bank 15,710 87 Total contingent liabilties 332,111 68 I State of North Dakota,) ss. Countj of Steele I I.Geo. A. Warner, Cashier ol the above nam ed bank, do solemnly swear that the above state Iment Is true to the beet ot my knowledge and I belief, GEO. A. WAKNBK, cashier. Subscribed and sworn to before me tbla 14th day of llaroh, 1918. O. S. SHIPPT. (SEAL] Notary Public, Correct Attest: J. K. Joslyn I C. S. MooresV Directors J. S. Palfrey) The Lure of Verbiage. "Some questions are never an* swered." "True. A great deal of discussion la like saying, 'Polly wfant a cracker?* to a parrot. The parrot hands it back and the conversation goes on indefi nitely over a cracker that nobody cared about in the first place." 8omewhat Dubious. "Listen to this, wife. The centena I rlan says he has eaten an apple a day since childhood, and chewed tobacco continuously. Just think of living to be a hundred years old." MI might manage an apple a day, but I fear I couldn't chew tobacco con tinuously." She Landed One. Patience—You know she did want to get married for years. Patrice—She should have used tht right kind of bait. "She did." "And didn't he bite?" "He did—the poor flshl" Trying to Unload. "We should profit by our past mis takes," remarked the philosophic man. "That's Just what I'm' trying to do," said Mr. Gadspur. "Know anybody who wants to. buy a piece of suburban property?" Medium Colored. tbe "What do you think about charges against these factions?" "I don't think any of them are as black as they're painted." "No, nor as pure as they're white washed." Couldn't Help It Editor—Your poem contained many sparkling gems. Poet—Indeed? Editor—Yes they flashed when th» flames caught them. FICKLE. "Do you think you could be true to one man for a lifetime?" "I surely could, but not to the saint one." Grammar. Tou say a kiss must be a noun I've really no compunction N To tell you that your parts of speech Are mixed—'tis a conjunction. —Pitt Panther. Doesn't Care Who la Stuck. "Is he good to his wife?" "Very. He lets her have everything and anything the stores will trust him for." Not That District He—They say the woman's vote in this district is very light She—Nothing of the sort. Nearly every woman registered is a brunette. Educated. Holty—I'm told she speaks several languages. Tolty—Yes, golf, polo and horse.— Town Topics. Appropriate Remark. "What did the fallen Jockey say when they pulled him from under hla prostrate mount?" "He said, That Is a horse on me!,n Quite 80. Wife—The photographer you sent out here simply snapped the children and the house and then went off. He—I see. A case of snap and go. Grateful Praise. "Well, dear, how does my record compare so far with your mother's?" "Your fusses are nothing like the ones mother used to make." An Odd Storehouse. "The feast at tbe club was seasoned with Its well-known Attic salt" "How queerl We keep oars ia the kitchen." Saturday Special BULK CHOCOLATE 48 Conts Remember that Sunday treat now on those wishing goods sent by parcel post on route deliveries, please call up before nine o'clock A. M.—or better still, the evening before. Some morn ings we have so many late orders it is impossible to get them out. Good values in Calf Meal, Poul try Tonic Disinfectant for chicken coops and other uses. .. 1 —. Wamberg's Pharmacy Prepare Now! This is a good time to to bring in your Storage Battery and have it put in first-class shape for use when you will need it. Avoid delays when the rush starts, "Do it NOW". FULLER LAND CO. GARAGE Ford Agents Hope, N. Dak. Dray line in connection Phone No, 56 E. J. MILLIGAN Dealer in Coal and Wood HOPE NORTB DAKOTA QUALITY and PRICE considered there are no brands better than WAMPUM BRAND Canned Goods Good Flour always on hand Best "He Could Say. "What about the bride's culinary ef« forts?" "Well, she can make ice cream that I melts in your mouth." The Opposite Kind. "Have you any wax?" "Sealing wax?" "Celling? No I want it to wax the floor."—New Haven Register. FERD, GRAMS, Prop. Paper Clothing. Paper clothing has long been known, sometimes for its cusssedness, but re cently there was discovered a method 9f waterproofing cloth made from wood pulp which greatly increases the life of the garment. Some paper cloth is brittle, but there 4s one variety known to the Japanese which will withstand 87,500 foldings without breaking.