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VOL. 3. NO. 12.
Ti.pGit wiuo is entered at the Tost Ollice at
fl'lllistoii. N- second class mail matter.
PUBLISHED KVERY FRIDAY AT
WILLISTON. N. D.
II. COPKLASD. EUITOU,
IherUI'-JAB. S. COSTKI.I.O.
County Auditor—IIHIOIAK ROIJIK.
bounty Treasurer—F. it. ZAiii.,
Clerk of District Court—II. V. SMITH.
Register of Deeds—II. IS. FlEi.b.
Coroner-K. V. B. ActtrctbiAN.
of RcIiOois—Miw. M. A. limuili.
Site's Attorney—N: A. STICWAKT.
BOAIU OP COUNTY COMMISSIONERS.
1st District—THOMAS BUKGICSS.
FC,I District—E. L. MOOKK, Chairman
3D District—IIOWAHD IJAMPMAN.
directory for Town of Williston.
F. It. fi.un., President.
Regular meetings held Hist Tuesday of ouch
JJJOYTH. FKANIC WII.D, Clerk.
ffciool Board, Special School District
Wji. FI:EI:MAN, President.
W. P.. 1CCHI-:S.\EV.
E. A. SUA HI'.
It. li. COPULANJ), Clerk.
CI.1NTOX ILKDUEKICH. TlUllS.
Wiliiston Free Reading-Rooni.
K. I.Ki'NHA K!iV
Williston, North Dakota'.
N. A. STEWART,
"\A7~ "ST" ZEZ! -bw
STATE S ATTORNEY, WILLIAMS CO,
Collections promptly nttaaded to.
Williston, N D.
!.0( AI, ROUND-UP.
mil ileddericli Bros, and the Bvueg
w-.'ercantile Co. liave new p.n'.iounee
snts this week.
dowa-.'d Latnpman was up from his
audi several days the past week, dying
~ra chance to get out on the round-up.
Among those shipping cattle, in the
ni in which pulled out from A.voca
yesterday, were Bell Bros.,
Thomas Freeman, 1 car.
Stewart, Williston's popular har
"loaler, has lumber hauled /or the
onstrv.ction pf a residence on ,^Iain ct.,
of the Congregational church, and
on it will begin at an early date.
flQAMC Pianos, $225 up
wardB. Want Agents. «l
11, alogi:e Free. Addr.«s
i-. Heatty, Washington, New Jersey.
•^•red Larson and Nels Johnson were
-piesentatlyes from Ilol'lund last week.
Larson is the gentleman who bought
^ordby's ranch last spring.
Johnny Carter, who has been working
-liarley Baldwin ever since, las
and hqhling down the old Bald-
^laim at Nessoii, Sundayed in Vv'il
'0l tli v.-eek.
kittle Herbert Davies, son of W. P.
jlv'esi city editor of tho Grand Forks
was drowned in Dr. Monti
Hery's cister^ at Grand Forks last
eattv's Piaiin« $225.00 up
mipoii" IrtllUo wards. For eat
-t(,u ^,r^-~r call, Daniel F. lieatty, Wash
fellow townsman Sam Navarre,
Barber, the inspector
Ufveys, on his trip to the old Ft.
Trustees—R. II. Copui.ASB, II. KOKJII:. N*. A,
Regular meetings, the lust I'uesday evening
'n each mouth.
fart Buford Lodge No. 18.1. 0. 0. F.
fleets every. Wednesday night.
0. BEiiciir. N. G.
WM. Funic MA: G.
WM. SNVOKU, Sec.
F. R. Z.UIL,Treas.
K. O. T. M.
Regular Meetings the first anil third Fri
days of each month.
Members of other Tents cordialh' in
vited to. attend.
Willistcn. Ni D.
Services at the M. E. church every
Miniluy, at 10:o0 a! in., and S:00 p. .m.
ftunliiy .School llit'Oa. Bible Class
i'lmisilay evening at 8 o'clock.
until the work is completed.
Postninsier Forbes was down from
Buford last week visiting his old friends.
Lam Nigh*, was in the city this week
visiting his brother, Lam lleen Lam
Night is Glendive's Bon Ton Chinese
laundrynian, ai.d is doing a thriving
business in that metropolis of the: Yel
Billy Adams was in (own yesterday
and reports having had extraordinary
good luck in the shipment of his sheep
last week. On a carload of oh ewes he
got SI.70 per head
Ileddericli Bros., in connection with'
the Diamond outfit and two or three
yesterday shipped a train-
load of beef cattle to the Chicago mar
The shipment was not as large as
they lirst anticipated, owing to the tin
favorable outlook in present prices.
The Minot Rpportcr has a fat and juicy
tax list in course of publication, but
judging from the sty 1 in which it is
nrinted, one :s inclined to beiiove that
the county treasurer will find itextreme
jy iliflicult to give valid certificate of
sale. In other words, we do not believe
it is advertised in legal form.
a I I I
Better Avoid It.
if an article is offered yoii, and the
price sounds reasonable, and yet tlie
tjuality isn't there,
net, and he realized
login.-. Address or call, Daniel 1". Ilealty, Wusli
in'iilon, New Jeiey.
F. F. Townsend who has been hold
in" down a ianch on the south side of
the Missouri below Xesson for the past
lew years has moved his family into
Williston, and will hereafter identify
himself with the city's interests.
There will he a "I'ound Party" on Fri
day evening, Oct. 1st, :n the M. 111. chapel,
for the benefit of the pastor. Every
body is cordially invited to come and
enjoy good music and asocial time, and
-brin^ their pounds, lfufreshments
will be served free.
a waste of money to invest in sncli. It's
(he most unsatisfactory kind of purchas
ing. The satisfactory kind purchas
ing is what we encourage—no oilier plan
Satisfies lis. The quality most, he there
—the value must he there. Perfect
isfaction goes with goods thai are best
for quality—therfe is no other way. Ours
is the store in which quality is the first
consideration— followed b\ prices the
Services in the Congregational church
next Sunday mc'rning at 11 'clock, and
in the evening at S:00. Evening sub
ject: "Too High a Price." Sunday
school at p. m. Y. P. S. (J. E. at 7:0t
p. m'. Leader, Miss Birdie Stewart.
Grand Forks Plaindealer: The Argus
says that "a young lady has been arrested
up near Williston for bootlegging, llow
can she be when., she don't wear 'em?
Maybe the sheriff caught her stocking
up. Anyway, she tried leg bail, but the
officer caught her at it and now she
reposes in limb-o."
is now teeming with
America for Americans. A (iovcniineut of the -People, for the People, and by the People. Every Citizen lias a Duty to perform-Discliiirgc it Patriotically
I I III
WILI.ISL'ON, WILLIAMS COUNTY, NORTH DAKOTA, FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 24. 1897
You'll be gratified at the low prices
we ask for such a handsome line of
Cloaks as we represent for the popular
and well-known ".3«ifeldt" Cloaks. A
neat book showing styles and descrip
tions, accompanied with samples of the
materials, is open to investigation. We
can suit you in style and material, and
procure you a good fit, and make-up the
latest and best, lie sure to look it ever.
The regular meeting of
next Tuesday evening, and it tjis hoped
that all members, who possibly can, will
attend, as there are sjnie matters of
business which, ought to be acted upon,
The association will meet at the reading
room at 8 o'clock in the evening.
C-. M. Ileddericli, who was out last
week on the round-up in Valley county,
returned liotne Sunday. He bad about
:'(?6 of the firm's stock drove across the
country with intention of shipping the
whole bunch, but owing to the decline
in prices, and the fact that the cattle
were not in the best condition, most of
them were turned back and will be held
over another year.
Organs, $S5 upwards.
Want A-re-.its. ('utaltigue
Free. Address Daniel F.
Hsattv, A'ashington, New Jersey
C. M. Foss, the bonannii gardener of
the Little Muddy, last Wednesday bro't
into town, among other vegetables, a
number of squashes of the Boston Mar
row variety, which were certainly pri
winners in their line. One of these
squashes, which was left at the Bruegger
.Mercantile Co.'s store, measured 54
inches in circumference one way, and
over G7 inches in circumference length
wise. Who says Williams county is not
i. si inwm utM-.-iJAPvue v-i
O. Brewster, superintendent of the
Diamond Cattle company, spent sev
eral days in Williston this week looking
after the intesests of his firm. They
shipped five cars in the train that pulled
out from Avoca yesterday.
Billy Adams proposes to be up-fo-dr.te
in the sheep business, and he utilized
his recent trip to Chicago in visiting
some high-grade sheep breeders in Wis
consin and Minnesota and brought back
with him high-~rade merino rams and
The Graphic is under obligations to
0. Timinerman, secretary, and Geo.
W. Ilarmon, president, of the Morton
County Fair, far a complimentary ticket
to the fair to be held at Mandan during
the last week of this month. We regret
that trie distance from here to Mandan
is so great, and the facilities for reaching
the place too primitive for us to take
advantage of the fair managers' gener
ous oiler, but ".ve appreciate their kind
considerations just the same, and hope I
they mav have a profitable and success
fill time. I
$ A a
address or call1, Daniel Realty, Washington,
Mr. A. V.". Barber, who has been in
this section of country several weeks
inspecting the late surveys of some ten
of fifteen townships in this portion of
the state, lias completed his labors here
and left for the Ft. Stevenson military
reservation, where he will inspect sev
eral townships surveyed last summer.
Mr. Barber says the surveys which he
lias thus far inspected are highly satis
factory, and there is no doubt but that
all of them will be accepted bv the
government and the land put upon the
market at an early day.
corner of our
Our constantly increasing business enables us to accept smaller proffits,
and hence our PRICES will be LOWER THAW EVER.
An inspection of our goods and prices is invited, even though you do not wish to buy.
A CAR LOAD OF FURNITURE EXPECTED NEXT WEEK.
Built on the '"'long, steady-wear" idea,
of materials that are correct and becom
ing, and finished in a style that makes
our Clothing a favorite wherever seen.
Call and examine. We shall be happy
to show you through the strangest line
of «oods ever put up for sale.
For liarticrlars. catal-'ane,
^1 rr-J r-J I I r—^ Ll. ,J fijl. ,-1^
crciti i: Vi v:
writ i" s' :"i
every day." ".'h
ing to this hi'.' .',
as a sp\-. y.-!
livchitect, a 1 hi"
nests or a
Don't Pay One Cent
Thomas II. F. is a coachman bright,
And for lady friends he does not lack
lie went out riding with two one night,
And the wonder is they ever got hack.
The night was as dark as dark could be,
And the prairie broad as the rolling sea
Roads were plenty, which da/ed the
And caused Tom to drive into numerous
Thro' fields enclosed with sharp barbed
And jiow-banked creeks where horses
And gardens where the potato grows,
And patures galore- the Lord only
Where else Tom drove that luckless
With not a single house in sight.
But we'll draw the curtain here, kind
For as all talcs do, so this one ends.
But let us give this advice to ail
Who wish to visit the home of Paul:
Hitch up in time and. use the day,
Or vou mav aiso lose vor.r way.
Yd. a h.dv
'-he v.-orld She
tlie- sweet lady
f-- three weeks.
,e ci !!i\ ti'i
She watched ber n«r her house of
snowv rilk" and raisi a family, and.
savs V- r:lor
take Hie: frrm
"she soon learned jo
mv ha"d ::nd drink
•f which I rra ve her fresh
:"ve indeed, aeeord
v. ii.it*so airreeablc
re• "den as an
h'-auty. a slayer of
More for your tailor-made goods than
you did one year ago. It isn't neces
sary Our tailoring house anticipated
tariff changes—they loaded up. The
benefit is given our trade. You'll get
the same perfectly satisfactory suits for
fit and quality, so characteristic of the
M. Horn it Co. make—the best results
of leaders in fine tailoring.
Price, 82 per Yea?
Everybody hereabouts just now seeniS
to be afDieted with a bad cold. Wondei
if it's the epi/.ootic coming again?
Geo Bruegger, who accompanied the.
Bruegger Mercantile Co.'s shipment cif
stock to Chicago last week, returnee!
home Friday, and we find the sales re
ported in the Drover's Journal as fol
Bruegger Mer. 'o., l.(i head,.... SiJ.Tfj
4'.» cows it hfrs,
Chris A tide.-son, 2I head
Chas. Baldwin, ihead
J. W. Hill. 1") feeders
Joe Roach aiso shipped from
about the same time, ISo head, for seven
head of vhi'lie got (•_ J4.00, and for
the balance, 17'» cows, •?.').00. Our peo
]le struck the market on a slump, and
consequently did. not realize as much ae
Bu_v the celebrated Red School House
FVEHY I'A III 11*MlllA XTED\
All Tan and Ox-Biood Shoes a$ reduced
prices, from 50 cents to $1.10, a.
Ileddericli Bros.' Big Store.
Come in and see out
Boys' Suits, from $1.2£
to $5.00. Suits made tc
order. Ilnee Pants at
guaranteed or no sale—at Ileddericli
Bros.' Big Store
GET CASH—1 will pay in cash ?l'.oU
for wolf bounty certificates. If you want
to sell now is your time to get cash, in
hand. A. E. MAUERSOX.
Williston, X. P., Sept, 1, 1897..
Some entra fancy Barred Plymouth
Rock Cockerels, out of eggs from a cele
brated Illinois yard.
G. I'd IIi iM)i iticn.
Oh, *„-.»iivs, iyook Here!
embracing a fine line of Hats, Hoods.
Bonnets, Ribbons, and Millinery Trim*
nnngs besides elegant Coque Boas, ali
of the latest and most fashionable stvlesr
Call and examine my goods, and order
vour Fails Hats now.
M':-. Wm SXYDER.
Willie-ton, X. P., Sept. i, 1897.
I have a large quantity of choice Es*
tracts, such as Vanilla, Lemon, Jamaica
Ginger, Oiive Oil for Salads, etc which
I wiil sell at "i per cent less than costl
These Extracts are tirst quality, but wilt
be sold below cost in order to close out
mv stock in that ciass of goods.
S. J. MACKERSIE.
Willistcn, X. D., Aug. 18. 1'J7.
Wagon Repair Sho^
Having leased the Wagon Shop of
Wm. Ross, I am prepared to do all kinds
of repairing of
Wagons, Sleighs, etc.'
All $fork warranted to give satisfaction.
Repairing1 Furniture a Specialty
Give me a call..
WILLISTON. X. D.