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VOL. 0, NO. 8.
i ABE QOERTZ NOT GUILTY Jury Returns Verdict of Not Guilty, Freeing Burlington Man of riurder •'Xot Guilty," was the verdict brot in at ten o'clock last evening' by the jury in whose hands rest-ed the fate of Abe Goertz, of Burlington, who was accused of murdering his brother llenry after a quarrei in their pool hall. The court linished its charge to the jury shortly before four yester day and the twelve men retired to heir room. At ten in the evening after six hours of deliberation they announced that they had arrived at a verdict and returned "Not Guilty."' Mr. Goertz returned to Burlington today accompanied by his wile and child, who have been in the court room each day of the trial. The case was an intensely interest ing one and was watched with excite ment by the people who had kept in tquch with the details.—Wednesday's Minot Beporter. Must Maintain Country Merchants l.'p-To-Date Farming stands for the prosperity of all rural interest, hence we are glad to hear he .President of the United States say in his message to Congress: "I believe it is a good policy for our government to do every thing possible to aid the small town an.d the country merchant should not be crushed out." We have often said that the pros perity of the farmer and the prosper ity of the merchant are so closely in erwoven that neither can suffer with out the other feeling a reflex effect thereof, and we always regretted the antagonism that sometimes intrudes it self between count ry merchants and farm organization. In the lirst place lie country merchants should apply to his trade and prices the principles of equity, and then the farmer should feel iu bounden duty to support the country merchant. Any prosperous agricultural community ought to be dotted here and there with thriving towns and villages should be beacon lights pointing to still greater pros-|sion, who has ruined the lives of perity, for farmers will be friendly to many a young girl and who has kept and snpport all the local interests the social circles of the town in hot rather than interests that center in water lor years by the use of her de distant cities— IJp-to-Pate Farming. !ceitful lying tongue she becomes an angel in the columns of the nevvs ECLIPSG OF THE papers the moment death paral.v/.es her. SUN LAST FRIDAY age six months. a slow twisting moon's orbit in a direction contrary! to that of her motion, which brings the line of modes into a line joining! the earth with the sun at an earlier date each vear. e e s e e i o o e a s o o i a Kclipse seasons occur, on the aver- Impounder and a bore to the co.n at intervals of a little less tluu. munity, Uut every fme lie talks the Hie gradual advance of1 When an eclipse season occurs near the beginning of tne year, there may be threeeclipe seasons in that year.! fthe women the Tli^ year HK)S will be an example of!11,e this kind. The eclipses will be as follows: .lanuary 3, a total eclipse of the sun: June 28, an annular eclipse of the sun: December 7, a lunar ap pulse: December 22, a central eclipse of the sun. A PUBLIC LIAR. Did it ever occur to you why conn try editors are such cheerful liars? The crossroad town today would boy-J cott. the man who dared to tell the truth and nothing but the truth in a country newspaper. Strange as it may seem to some, editors as a class are born with a conscience, but as they rub up against the lying public who have some seltish motive in view,! their early braining at their mothers knee is too often forgotten in the, scramble for the almighty dollar. cou,"' i Mother Swell-head has a tea party, i twelve present. She asks the editor to say there were fifty present andaj four-course banquet followed. Mr. Blow-hard orders nine dollars worth of goods and asks you to say that he has nine hundred dollars worth on)lie road. Let the meanest, old cuss in town pass in his checks and the preacher and editor laud him to the skies. Xo matter if he has been a wife beater, a chicken thief and a drunken re pro bate, who "bucks the tiger" while his wife chases dirty undershirts up! and down the washboard to ieed her! half-starved family, when this mans carcass is deposited in the bone orchard, then it .is Next comes the tiannel-toiigued scandal monger of the female persua- perous wedded life. Their many friends join with Bulletin-Tribune in wishing Mr v a and whitewash his benighted soul. u.fnL^PrivVLl""!!' and lls. Bnu,t a Bowbells Bulletin-Tribune Consolidation of the Bowbells Bulletin arid the Bowbells Tribune BOWBELLS, WARD COUNTY, NORTH DAKOTA, THURSDAY, JANUARY !», 190S. A preacher may be an ordinary pul- editor is 1,0 ^00(l 1,e of the plane of the "tl,esermons are musically deep and ''ails t0 »l'. dramatically interesting,"' Every "dinky'" entertainment must be grand, every schoolma'am piolicient I and every business man progressive, i every city dad religously perfect, evei'v newcomer a valuable acquisition tosociety, the climate must be de- i "ewspai^s _»« «•_« prettiest in the men the most public spirited iu the state, or the paper is not worth reading and he editor is too slow. If an editor fails to conform to these standards of public deception and downright lying he will not have a friend in town, and yet the town howls for a purer press. Is it any wonder, under these cir cumstances, that the editor lives in hell on earth and dies with nothing belter in sight. Kx. Coming to Bowbells A welcome bit. of news to our local heatre goers is the announcement of A NEW POS TAL ORDER Went Into Effect Jan. Requiring Publishers to Pay For De linquents the forthcoming return engagement jscription is paid up within the limit at the Bowbells Opera House of the allowed by the postal authorities. clever actor Mr. Kugene West. -and the brilliant and pretty actress Miss paper at the regular subscription I Catherine Henry and their large and rates. excellent company. Print paper is twenty-live per cent Brant—Baldridge. Wednesday evening, January 1, was tl« scene of a very pretty event out HI the hills, when the Bev. K. Loreut zen joined together in the holy bonds of matrimony, Miss Maude Baldridge to Geo. Brant, a settler of that dis trict, at the home of he bride's par ents. This rine show played here bub re- higher than it was last year: labor is cently, giving us one of the best shows The groom is a well-to-do fanner, and is held in high esteem by all who know him for his generous and noble (character, nl0re we have had and they will doubtless item has to be advanced be greeted by an immense house again. They will play here .lanuary 24 and 25, WUS. while the bride is a sweet that the public and charming young lady, who is. re- |0ng, happy and pr expensive, and if 1 lisher no publisher can afford to con tinue in business. The Reporter is not afraid to trust its patrons, but neither this paper nor its patrons can afford the penalty which this new order entails: therefore send in your subscription money at once, and keep your papers paid ahead, if possible, so that the postotlice department may have no occasion to enforce this order as far as the Reporter is con cerned at least.--Reporter. _'t* The Late Miss Myrtle Aukerman On Wednesday afternoon, her home, two miles east bulls'Miss Mm,e Auke''man dwell with Him whodnothall things well. Miss Aukermnn was the only daugh ter of Mr. and Mrs. N. Aukerman. having come to Bowbells with her parents in the early days, sett ling on a homestead where they have built for themselves one of the most com fortable and spacious homes homes in this vicinity. It seems that Miss Aukerman had been ailing past year wit heart trouble The lirst of the year a new order of the postotlice department goes into effect: this will require nublishers of per copy on all subscript ions to a daily news paper three months or over in arrears, or when a weekly edition is one year of more in arrears--in place of pre paying the postage at the rate of one cent per pound if a publisher has any of these subscribers in a rival's he is liable to lose the right to send any of liis papers through the mils at I he pound rate. I tion, and bereavement, the family e"| neighborhood of three dollars per year where not paid iu advance, and of the weekly "o cents per year: the publisher cannot stand this and it is too much for the subscribers to pay. This item should be a notice to every subscriber to see that his sub- and cently contracted the measles and pneumonia, which together with the former disease formed the complica tion, which caused her untimely death. She was 2i years of age. born in C'asev, Iowa, where the family lived until their removal to Bowbells. The enforcement of this order will have the heart felt sympat hy of the increase he cost of the daily in the entire community, including he kept up -if he wishes to secure Miss Aukerman was a young lady with strong personalities, of a noble and generous character, kind and gent le to all: one who, once a friend, always a friend: a possessor of traits that made her many acquaintances hold for her an undying love, and feel that, although gone, she is not for got en Bulletin-Tribune and readers. The funeral services will be held from the Meshodist church at two o'clock p. in., tomorrow. Bev. King ston and Rev. Smith will conduct the services. Interment will be made iu the Itowhells cemetery, where Ihe last sad rites will be said. TIOGA BUSINESS MAN SUICIDES his Postage Draknk glutton of Corrosive Sub by the pub- Ian. 8. at of Bow- passed pros-1 peacefully away, of Mitral Begurg i at ion. to that eternal home above, to I We Can Make You a PRE-PAYMENT LOAN of a conservative amount on your Farm Property. and the Largest Sta^te Bank irv the City and pay interest on Time Deposits. All kinds of Banking Business solicited with courtesy and square dealing to all. BOWBELLS, IV. I)AK. G. L. BICKFORD, President. A. B. BICKFORD, Cashier. Iimate &nd Alcohol Minot. Jan. 2. W. I!. Montgomery of Tioga, committed suicide in Minot last night, drinking about live ounces of corrosive sublimate and wood al-1 coliol. Montgomery has been in Minot sev era I a y s y i n o s a i e n o u i s business affairs. For some time he i a s e e n a e e o e i o STATE BANK In this, their saddest hour of afllic- (sublimate and wood alcohol and said i Montgomery & Thorson. machinery and hardware dealers at Tioga. A short time ago he withdrew from the lirm, selling his intesest to Thorson. It appears that some trouble arouse between the partners, and Montgom-. ery has been attempting to secure an accounting. Yesterday his attorney. J. J. Covle, secured an order from the FARM LOANS OLDEST BANK $1.50 PER YEAR. district court citing Thorson to up peao before said court on Jan. wit the books and accounts of the firm, at which time the accounting was to have been held. Montgomery had been worried and despondent over his business and family affairs. It seems that he ha* a wife and two daughters Jiving at Bock Island. Ills., and owing to the for the fact that the oldest daughter isatllict and re- ed with consumption, she could not live in North Dakota, and the family was perforce divided. During the past few days Montgomery drank a little, although yesterday afternoon lie did not apbear to he intoxicated in the least. Me had a room in the Stevenson block on lower Main street.. About 7 o'clock last, evening, Mr. Stevenson, proprietor of the place, passed Montgomery's room. The door was open and Montgomery was set ting on the bed wit a bottle in his hand, lie called to Stevenson and said, vtlie jig is lip with me. 1 am all in." He then showed Stevenson 1 lie bottle which contained corrosive that he had taken a drink of the con tents. Stevenson grabbed the bottle from the fellow, hut Montgomery again jerked it away from Stevenson and put. it iu his pocket. Stevenson ran lowu stairs to tind someone t» help him take the bottle from Mont gomery, but when he returned, Mont gomery was lying on Ihe bed and the hot! le was found on the floor under the bureau, with only a small portion of the contents left. Milk tickets are cash with the milkman I"' for 2.000 lbs of coal. Knowlton l-'or R«nt -Three living rooms well situated. Enquire of B. Blenkner. fill Hotel Bichanison for lignite coal. Phone 107. ~-s KOli SALK my feed store on lot 1 and 2. block one. T. St romset. 4tl If you want lignite coal phone Hotel Bichardson, No. 107. 7-8. If you are in debt, for milk, pa.v the milk man. pe Feed for sale inquire of T. Strom set. 2oi-f Board and room by the week. It Mrs. M. Beimler. A good hard coal burner for sale cheap. W. K. Kirsch. -itf Lyons carries all kinds of fruits, candies and nuts. "tf Bememlier Lyons' resturaut when you want a square meal at all hours over Ilobau block. "t I Ct i