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Ltbby, Sifc State
Edgeley.—Tommy "Hancock "Is en
deavoring to convince the people they
Sre in the gas belt.
XMbon.—The First Regiment band
•as completed arrangements for a tour
the state in February.
Wahpeton.—The Great Northern de
cided to erect stockyards as a resuil
the agitation of the Commercial
Fargo.—The Presbyterinns have
Yaised $20,800 for a new.church which
'•hey expect to build next summer at
Cost or $25,090.
Grand Forks.r-The Great Norlhfrn
to bulla north from East Grand
forks and cross to the Dakota side
Rugby.—There was an attempted
•uicide here. The man who was
fcnxious to investigate the unknown
Ora&e a. naiscue and still lingers on this
'Wahpeton.—State's Attorney Wolfe
ias a faculty of making good, at least
»the blind piggers of that section are
Teady to admit he had many of them
•n the run.
Farg&.-riNwth Dakota, although
'young, iias taken a step that is strange
Mto mariy an older state in the matter
"Of pure food laws and manner of en
Fargo.—The young daughter of Maj.
Gearey was struck on the head while
'•leighriding with a load of friends by
a piece of Ice thrown by some fool
•Who was passing.
la?a.Tgo.—Milk Inspector Dur.Iien ha*
Inspected 1,000 cows since h* assume'!
his office, and expects to be in a posi
tion by Feb. 1 to strictly enforce the
provisions of the new milk ordinance.
Grand Forks.—At a meeting zat ,.the
Courrty Agricultural association it wars
decided to. hold a county fair this year.
John Dinhie is .president of the asso
ciation, and Freti G.. Wells, secretary.
Bowbells.—nTiiere is a rumor that
the ^S«o intends to build an extension
from Lhare in order to head off a pro
posed'extension of the Great Northern
from White Earth. lI.TSrlc.! is said
to have been received at fiowbells
.ready for operations In the spring.
Fargo.—There Is considerable specu
lation here over th#.probable results
of the prirpary election law at the ap
proaching, city election. It will be
the first t«tt8%hKerf the new m-aasur*.
and the experiment -wlli *toe watched
1 a a
•been depending on registered pharma
cists in their business, *are planning'
to be able to "ruti'the Store themselves
and are taking the pharmaceutical
cou:?e at the agricultural college in
-E addock.—J. J. Ryan last fall har
vest an 80-acre field of flax that
yielded twenty bushels per acre. He
has it all in his granary yet, and the
price is now $1 per bushel. Figure
itor yourself what is possible with our
Minot.—The fact that -Mouse .river
ttnuskKat skins -art:' selling "fn' tKtej'itcal
wnarket from ten to fifteen cents per
ekin, will probably have the effect of
reducing the price of seal skins, but
the price of seal skin coats will re
main the same, to the contrary, not
Medina.—There was an oil famine
.'here recently for some of John D.'s
rfJTOidwct. shipped from Jamestown w&s
sent to "Medora instead, and the
wagon had to be rushed tH&ft.-fb re
lieve the situation. TlMrfS* also was
a shortage of coal for a f6w days.
Fargo.—The territory -»f Dakota
dates its official existence'jfrbm March
when President Buchanan ap
proved the act providing for the terri
•storial organization, which passed the
senate on Feb. 26, and passed 'the
liouse on March 1.
Fargo.—Commissioner of Agriculture
tGilbreath :bas just issued a new map'
iof the state Wihich Js strictly -np^to
date. The-map is backed -with
tgood reliable data as to the state's
rBources compiled from -Tecent reports
and in every way It is a credit rto^thfe
•department so ably presided o\ter by
Sanborn—Former Gov. Frank White
has organized a fife insurance com
pany, the stockholders df which arfc
.•all to be residents of North Dakota.
'The company is named the National
Fire and Marine "company, and its
capital stock is ,$100,000. Gov. White
Grafton.—Sheriff 'Hankey was called
•to Wahshville to take into custody one
."Norman Grombo, .charged with stab
'bing and badly Cutting --Frank Fred
ericks. The Affair occurred at what
ris known as tJunderson's point across
•from Oslo, .-tfrhere the parties to the
melee had been to the New Year's
•Wahpeton.—Fire at Treadwell
TwicheH's' farm near here is reported
vto have destroyed a farm house valued
-at $2,000 artd '3,000 bushels of wheat.
'The loss.is partially covered by insur
:ance. Ther origin of the fire has not
.'•Jamestown.—The annual meeting of
vthe "Alliance:Hail association was held
rat the home office in this city. The
•past -year has been an exceedingly
prosperous' one for the association, and
•the volume of business was very.near
ly double that of the year 1904. The
mumber Jf polities 'issued was 2,710,
(/covering "393,488 -acres, for $1,828,631.
GraftcHj.—KFrank 'Frederick lies darr
rgerously •wounde'd at the home of his
father in 'Walsh county, opposite the.
'town of Oslo on the 'Red river, ari?
.Norman Gumbo is being held in the
"Walsh county Jail awaiting the result
-of Frederick's injuries.
Minot.—The prospects of securing
for Minto a company in the national
guards of North Dakota now seems
bright. A petition 'requesting Adjt.
_H. I ,.C reelTo establish a c'S-
Company of Casselton was incorporated
Wednesday with a paid up capital of
Special prices on
pauy acre "nas oeen signed by a large
number of young men.
Jamestown.—Improvement has been
made in the telephone service to Cour
t«nay, a central office bei.ngr established
there so that residents may call James
town direct without calling up Valley
City and the.. I Ing connected with
this city. However, if it is desired to
reach Wimbledon from Jamestown it
is necessary first to, jgall up Court^nay,
which then connects with its sislui
Barlow is assistant manager of the
big paper mill. was engaged in
making an experiment with chemicals
and placed them in separate packages
in his pockets. Phosphorus was one
of lhc compounds. While riding, the
chemicals became scattered in hi"?
clothing, finally mixing with the phos
phorus, and the fire resulted. In rid
ing along Barlow did not notice the
fire until the flames began burning his
flesh. By this time the horse also be
came frightened and unmanageable.
33% per cent off on Men's and Boys' Over
25 per cent off on Men's and Boys' Suits,
Ladies' Dress Goods.
a mass oi
astride a maddened horse,
i®4 through tho
a Uving ^Tch,
His pllgfit wis witnesarct &y 'many
employes of the Ploriston pulp and
paper mill, who stood helpless to aid
Even with his clothes ablaze and
his flesh burning, Barlow remained on
the horse unitl he brought the animal
lo a stop. He then dismounted, tore
his flaming garments from around his
body and extinguished the flames.
His face, arms and body are bally
burned, while all the hair on his head
was burned off. He will recover.
Men's Fur Coats, and Men's and Boys'
Men's $10.00 Overcoats, $ 6.65
do $12.00 8.00
do $15.00 10.00
Men's $10.00 Suits, 7.50
White Cuirassiers. At Alencon, in the
following January, she was severely
wounded, but tied up her wound and
went on caring for the wounds of "her
children," as she called the soldiers.
During the siege of the Chateau d'Un
she dressed herself in a man's uniform
and took her turn on the walls with
the defenders of the town, and when
her work there was done, threw a loose
gown over her uniform and went to
do what she could for the sick and
wounded in the hospital. For her brav
ery Mme. Jarrethout was given the
(jfoss of the Legion of Honor. She
died in poverty. But a picket of sol
diers followed the poor coffin to the
grave. Officers made speeches over her
dead body and her old comrades mus
tered from all parts of France to say
a last farewell.
We have determined to clean up our Fall and Winter goods, and
have cut prices almost in two. Note reductions:
The figures below will give you an idea what these reductions mean:
Space does not permit us to quote prices on all of
our goods, but we have a thousand and one more
articles which we will close out regardless of cost
or value. Get in line for your share of the bargains.
America for Americans. A Government of the People, for the People, and by the People. Every Citizen has a Dnty to perform—Discharge it Patriotically.
VOL. 11. NO 30. WILLISTON. WILLIAMS COUNTY. NORTH DAKOTA. THURSDAY. JANUARY 25, l&0<. Price, $1.50 per Year in advance
"GLORIOUS BRETON" DEAD.
Mother Jarrethout, Cantiniere, Served
as a Soldier—Army
Paris.—"Mother Jarrethout, the Glo
rious Breton," is dead. Until Mme. Ho
fer won the |200,l)u0 prize in the press
lottery, Mme. Jarrethout was the most
famous of tjre Cantinieres in the
French army. She was 53 years old
when the war with Germany broke out,
but enlisted as a cantiniere so as to
serve her husband and son, both pri
vates in the Francs-Tireurs. She went
through the whole campaign, as cook,
as nurse and sometime^ as/* soldier,
"-too, for she could use a ilia, and did
sft on more than one occasion. At Ab
lis, in October, 1870, she took two pris
oners in an engagement with the
In looking over our stock, after our immense Fall and Christmas business, we find that we are somewhat overstocked on some lines, and so will inaugu
rate a GREAT SLAUGHTER SALE, to commence
in which we will offer to the public values in Merchandise that have never been equaled. These goods are all up to our well known high standard of qualit}',
and at the discounts quoted below should interest every purchaser in the neighborhood.
Remember, all our goods are marked in plain figures.
per cent off.
After Jan. ist we discontinue givning coupons on Qraphophones. Parties having coupons enough for a machine will
please turn them in by that time.
BRUEGGER MERCANTILE CO.
20 per cent off Men's, Women's and Chil
dren's Underwear and Sweaters.
do $12.00 ....: 9.00
do $14.00 ...: 10.50
do $16.00 12.00
Men's and Women's Fleece Under wear,.... 39c
First rtoor north of Calderwood's Land Office. UNION BLOCK.
New Rigs, Good Horses, Prompt Service.
Special attention given to La»d Seekers,
GEO. W. JONm, Prop.
1st Street, bet. Main St. & Sassen Ave. WILLISTON, N.
YOUR LIFE AWAY
Become a demonstrator and earn
•5.00 to $10.00 a day. Men or Women.
Guaranteed salary if wanted. Ho
AHP SALE STABLES.
We sell Northern
Grown Seeds, and
it is our aim to sell
the very best. All
seeds are carefully
Ekrly Varieties of Corn
hold necessity—sella like mngic. Our
fuctory working over time. Acttoduy.
COLONIAL SUPPLY CO.,
Grown and Cured in Barns Co.,N.D.,Garden
and Tame Grasses. Prompt delivery and
right prices. Let us get acquainted.
Write for illustrated catalogue and
NORTHERN SEED CO.
E. S. DeLAHCEY, MngT.
A Home Industry. VALLEY CITY, N. D.
••YOUR MONEY IS
and will be refunded to you if after us
log half a bottle of
MATT. J. JOHNSONS
you are not satisfied with results.
This is our guarantee which goes with
For Sale and Guaranteed Only by
OUGHSand 50c&$ 1.00
OLDS Free Trial.
Surest and Quickest Cure for all
THROAT and LTJNO TROTJB
LES, orMONOT 'BAeX.
Write for price# oaall
We also liave a
iew last season's
Ladies* Coats that
we will sell you at
your own figures.
THE COMFORTABLE WAY.
BAST BOUND. Arrives,
No. 4, Flyer 2:35 a.
No. Z. Passenger 6:10 p. iu
•No. 6, Local Passenger 7:00 a.
WEST BOUND. 4rr1v«jN.
No. 1, Flyer 6 :05 a.
N*. 3, Passenger 1'ilOp.
*No. 5, LoofiVPfiasonffir 9:45 p.
•JSfffScttVe October 15, 1905: Train No.
5 will not run beyond Minot on Sunday
Train No. 6, on Mondays, will start from
Minot instead of NViliuton.
W. T. Button. Act.
County Auditor E. M. Atterberrj
County Treasurer B. L. Hardaway
Clerk of District Court A. H. Brown
County Judge Astoria A. Anstill
Hetrister of Deeds H. E. Field
Coroner G. M. Thomas
Supt. of Schools E. E. Brownsoo
County Surveyor J. C. Field
State's Attorney Van B. Brown
MOUNT MOBIAH LODGE MO.
A. F. ft A. X.
S. Brownell, W. M, W. H. Denny, 8. W.
O. B. Hayes, J. W. W.D. Parshall, Treas
E. M. Attorberry, Secretary.
Meets every first and third Thursday.
Visiting Brothers always welcome.
EVKUY NIC 1ST
and St. Paul
The EquiprruuiuJ«j^ t)^
structed to 'grey
rf ror/io wui,
possible, coi. v- nit i.t.e.
ALBION SI. FRNTO.N.
General Agent, 11 leu.., Montana.