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TNC GOMrORTAtlC WAV.
No. 1, Flyer 2:30 a.
No. 2. Passeugor 5:55 p. ui
•No. 6, Local Passim^or 6:30 B.
No. 662, Local freight 7:00 a.m.
VTKST BOUND. ^RRIVVH.
No. l! Flyer 6:05 a.
N*. S, Passenger 1:10 p.
•No. S, Local Passenger 9:45 p.
No. -103, Local freight 4:20 p. m.
•Effective October 15,1905: Train No.
5 will not run beyond Miuot on Sundays.
Train No. 6, on Mondays, will start from
Minot instead of Williston.
Sleeping car reservations, tickets and
C. H. PORTER, Agent,
WiM.TSTON, N. D-
Physician & Surgeon
Located in Union Block S
overCitizens State Bank
PHONE No. 38. tf
yj "Williston, N. D. *j
J. tt. BELYEA
Telephone No. 22.
WILLISTON. NORTH DAKOTA-
Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat
A BEAUDOUX, M. D.
Far«Ofc N. D.
Practice Limited to Diseases of Eye,
Ear, Nose and Throat.
OFFICE: 25 Eighth St. North.
Edwards Bldg. Opposite
Third Floor. Presbyterian Church
PERCY S. CREWE,
U. S. COMMISSIONER.
FILINGS, CONTESTS, PROOFS.:
Office in rooms formerly occupied by N, A
WILLISTON, X. D.
FOE SALIC—Building rock, picked and
piled, $1.50 per cord. Four miles east of
Williston. R. H. Copeland. tf
R. H. COPELAND,
A to a a
LAND OFFICE BUSINESS
W illistoD North Dakota-
apply nt once for territory to sell
1)R. WARDS REMEDIES
Flavoring Extracts, Spices:
and Animal Food
No Investment exceptTeam and Wagon
Apply to Agency Dept.
Jk, Ward Medical Co., Winona, Minn
Established 50 years
THE OLD RELIABLE
Anticeptic Barber Sliop
the antiseptic barber shop under
the Citizen's Bank in the Union block,
keeps the best of toilets, all kinds of hair
tonics. You need not be bald or gray or
have dandruff or black heads or kinkles
around your eyes, have your face mas
saged. Ladies can get a first class sham
poo, since we have put in our water
works. All at the popular prices, come
and see us, we open at 8 a. in. and close
8 p. m. Prof. Gordon, Prop.
Thomas & Munroe
Undertakers & funeral directors
A first-class Hearse in connection
Williston. North Dakota.
The only first-class hotel in
Wheelock, North Dakota.
Centrally Located. Near Depot,
Traveling men's Patronage Solicited.
Miss 'knnie T. Thompson,
Fred Soutliiud for farm loans. 51-If
Win. Viue, ol Minot, visited th« ciiy
Start yonr proof with Carney—it costs
J. Murray, of Minot, was a Williston
For disc sharpening see L. V. Coulter.
He has the only disc sharpener in town.
O. A. Peterson, of Valley City, visited
in Williston Sunday.
See Field & Aaen for farm loans at
lowest rates. Williston, N. D. 1-tf
John H. Reid, of Sidney, Mont., visit
ed the city the first of the week.
Buy Woodley's wall paper, 5 centB per
H. C. McClintoch, of Tioga, transacted
business in Williston Tuesday.
If you intend buying a threshing out
fit, buy a Buffalo Pitt. H. A. Nelson,
Ray, N. D.
H. B. Heedson, of Sldnev, Mont., was
among the notables visiting this city
WANTED—A girl to do general house
work, on farm four miles east of Willis
ton. R. H. Copeland 49-tf
Miss Edna Williams, of White Earth,
arrived in the city Saturday night and id
visiting with relatives aud friends.
If you have a friend who wants a
claim refer him to CARNEY, U. S.
COMMISSIONER, or call yourself and
see his PLATS.
Tne Rev. Father McLeod was in tire
city again the last of last week making
pastoral calls among his people.
We have the only complete set of ab
stract records for Williams county and
will make your abstract on short notice.
Ludowese-Smith Realty Co. 43-tf
L. F. Perkins, of Cleveland, Minn.,
arrived in the city last week and is visit
ing with bis sister, Mrs. L. L. Lampman.
The Ludowese»Smitii Realty Co., have
a complete set of abstract books, and
will make you an abstract of title on
short notice. 39-tf
Mrs. F. Tyler who was assisting iu the
dry goods department of Bruegger's
store left last Saturday to spend several
days upon her claim.
Fly time is now coining on and yau
are in need of screen doors and win
dows. See Williston Lumber company,
they have them. 45tf
Mrs. D. A. Powell's sister, accom
panied by her niece and brother-in-law,
arrived in the city a few days ago and
are visiting with Mrs. Powell.
Abstracts! Williams County Abstract
Company. The most reliable Abstract
Company in Williams County, is under
$5000.00 bonds. Work completed quick
ly and accurately.
51-tf Williston Land Company
Mr. Robinson, a medical student of
the University of Minnesota, who has
been spending a few days with his
uncle, Mr. Grogan, of the firmofMahon
Robinson Lumber Co., left town for a
hundred mile trip south where he con
templates tiling on a claim.
Fargo College Conservatory of Music
offers a splendid course for the coming
year beginning Sept. 14th, 1906. Four
free scholarships given away. Regular
or special courses as desired. All branch
es taught with a faculty second to none.
Positions furnished graduates. Address
W. W. George, Director, Fargo, North
John Flittie of this city addressed the
Teachers Institute Friday and his re
marks were very appropriate. Mr.
Flittie, is among other things, an ex
cellent story teller, and during his ad.
dress told a number of interesting stories
that kept the teachers laughing con
You are just as safe in making proof
at Williston as at Minot—it requires im
provements and residence, Consult,
Carney, U. S. Commissioner.
The Congregational Parsonage is now
called "Batchelor's Hall." Rev. Lum
lev, Rev. Parker and Mr. Aaen are do
ing the batching. All three men are ap
parently in as good health as ever and
we are curious to know which of the
three does the cooking.
Warm weather is now approaching.
Call on the Williston Lumber company
and get their prices on screen doors and
One of the tellers in the Union Na
tional Bank at Minot became liberal
hearted one day last week and cashed a
$100 check for a man by the name of
Roy Sloane, giving him $800. The mis
take was discovered shortly afterward
but Sloane had moved-on. He was dis
covered however, by the police at Gran
ville and persuaded to turn over the
Williston Land Com
pany loans lb per cent
The Rev. Messrs. Lumley and Hollett
addressed the Teachers Institute Thurs
day morning. Both men are extremely
wittv and the teachers were greatly en
tertained with their talks. Both men
however gave some excellent advice
with their other remarks, which was ap
preciated bv all present. Rev. Hollett
was a teacher before entering the Min
istry and spoke from experience in the
For 10 per cent mon
ey on easy terms see
Mcintosh & Cathro.
Fr«id Soul-hard fur faim loai.s fil-lt
(). O.lel), i'i Carpi*-. *it tbi.- cii.v
IIIM IHSI lust wi-i'k.
KinnI proof quire tiiucl- v.'ire—see
H. B, Wingerd, nf ^v.is -i vtst
tor in the city Friday.
Contest*, filings and final proo's. Lud
owese-Smiih ttcahy Co. '43 li
E. R. Biuwiibun iraitttuctcu business
in Rav Moi.ilny.
I want to buy a good relinquishment
for myself. JOHN FLITHK.
Judge Austill niad a bust nets trip to
Our abstracts of title are guaranteed
by $5000 surety bond for accuracy. Lud
owesa-Smith Realty Co. 43-tf
Joseph and F. W. Koldu, of Ross,
were among the numerous visitors in
the city Monday.
Farm Loans at 10 per cent. Loan
completed at once.
51-tf Williston Land Company'.
Auditor Atterberry made a trip to Mi
not Mondiiy win'to the vote for the
representatives was canvassed.
See tut) Williston Lumber compam
for window screens, screen doors, etc.
W. F. Rhea, of Bainville, Montana,
was in the city Sunoay. He came down
with a number of horses and while here
visited with relatives.
Williston Land Com
pany loans 10 per cent
Win. Bruegger, of Culbertson, Mout.,
a painter by trade, arrived in the city a
few days ago and will remain for some
time working at his trade.
LOST—LOST—LOST— one '-2 decree
Masonic "Double Eigle" charm. Finder
please return to this office and receive
W. L. Austill, of Seattle, nephew of
Judge Austill of this city, was in the
city for several days visiting with the
Judge. Me left Sunday afternoon for.
Westlawn! The finest residence'lots
in the citv. Forty acres has been platted
and 70 lots sold in the last 20 days.
51 tf Williston Land Co., prop.
Cashier Schoregge, of the First Na
tional Bank, received a visit from his
two sisters tin- first of the 'week. They
arrived here from Balfour whore they
had been visiting with a brother located
On Saturday evening one of the pleas
ure seeking automobilists while speed
ing along Main street ran down a dog.
The poor helpless brute was subsequent
ly carried into a nearby restaurant.
FOR SALK—Two dinning room tables,
almost new. 1 majestic range and hotel
dishes, good for restaurant use.
Great Northern Hotel
The Kassis Brothere new brick build
ing which is being erected on Broadway
is being pushed to completion. The
brick work was completed Monday and
the carpeuters are now busy on the in
Furnished House for rent, also piano.
See B. L. Hardaway, at the court
A fought contest was pulled off here
Monday, in which Henry Strohn was
contestant and Alexander J. Turcotte
the contestee, the land being 7 miles
northwest of town. E. G. Greenup ap
peared tor the contestant and George
Schnepper the contestee. The heariug
lasted nearly all day and a lot of testi
mony was submitted on both sides. The
decision in the case rests with the regis
ter and retvivei at Mino'.
Anyone having eye trouble or defec
tive eye sight, should not fail to consult
C. F. McKeeyer, Optical Specalist.
Permanently located, Room 3, Scofield
Block, Minot, N. D.
S. J. Creaser, who is putting in the
new drug store in this city has been
busy fpr the past week or two getting
his stock arranged and the furniture in
place. He has his store nearly complet
ed as to furniture etc. and it presents a
very attractive appearance. The store
room is one of the largest in the city and
is nicely decorated. Mr. Creaser opens
his store this week.
Just received this week, some very
handsome pottrens in narrow bordered
wall paper, tic to 10c a roil at Williston
Drug Co. 48tf
Attorney Becker has had the interior
of His new office painted and papered
until it is one of flte cosiest and most
convenient in the city. He has installed
new furniture, had attractive signs
painted upon the windows and is ready,
in every way, to give his clients the best
of treatment, as regards comfort as well
as legal matters.
We have had a greut deal of experi
ence in Land Office work. Come in and
Bee us before starting a contest or prov
ing up. Ludowese-Smith Realty Co.
The Seven bar Meat Market has had
the interior of their building overliawled
by the painters and paper hangers and
now there is no more attractive market
in the state. Upon one of the walls its
a farm scene aud a number of seven bar
cattle are grazing in one of the fieldB.
Get your land office blanks at the
S. R. Knllack, of Minot, and Mr.
Glass, of Minneapolis, formerly of
Churchs Ferry, were in the city Satur
day. These gentlemen wera here look
ing for laud. They returned to Minot
Satureay evening but will return this
week aud spend several days looking
over the laud in this vicinity and in the
S. T. Torgerson, nt Carpio, was union.!
tlie notables in lhe citv Fri iav.
Fit-Id & Aaen for lurm limns ai
lowest rates. WiUi«ton, N\ D. 1 'f
Oh,is.* & Dwvre have had the painters
liu lot uie luibt few UtiVb giving llie
front their billard hall a coat of paint
and its appearance has been greatlv im
u:knto Commercial College. Man
ka'o Minn., ran do moro for vou than
auy uu.m tiuhoui. Send lot' catalog.
•Vli.?* GUdys Penson has almost en
tirely recovered from an attack of hip
disense. She recently cast her brace
aside and her many friends hope that
she will never feel the need of it agair.
F. C. Carney has completed the im
provement upon his office and now has
one of the most attractive and con
venient in the citv. The walls of the
(ion room are decorated with paintings
bv one of onr local artists aud presents
TAKEN UP—One bay mare and colt,
tu'umtoa about (5 years old and vveigh
S ing about 750 pounds. Also
one may gelding about 4 yeara old,
waighing about 1400 pounds and no
brand. Owi.ec oan got the same by
proving property jund paying all charges.
hO L.ingford Bros., Miu'ui ui, N. L).
A. O Omstad, of Fargo, the new lead
er for the City Band arrived here the
latter part of last week and takes charge
of the band from now on. Mr. Omst.nd
comes highly recommended. For some
time he was leader of the St. Olaf bahd
of Northwood, ono of the largest and
bent hands in the northwest. He is a
violinist of note and will give instruc
tions on that instrument in connection
with his other work.
From 3 to 4 p. m. on the first and
third Saturdays of each month during
the vacation the school library will be
open to the general public.
C. Ellithorpe, Librarian.
Fourth of July Celebration
Tim morning of the Fourth broke
clcoi ai.d bright, one of ihe finest days
of the summer and almost with break
of day people began arriving in Tigs
from every direction. By 10 o'clock the
streets were crowded.
The Williston coucert band gave a de
lightful concert in the forenoon at tlie
new band stand erected just west of the
court house and their concert was fol
lowed ttv the oration of day delivered
bv KB v. Lum ev of the Congregational
church. He iiavo very interesting and
patriotic address and was repeatedly
interrupted by the rounds of applause.
The races were run off as scheduled
and plaved a verv interesting part of
the day's entertainment. The prizes
were won by the following:
100 yards foot race Van Slyke, first
250 yards pony race, Paul Field, first
Rogers, second Boyd, third.
Ladies foot race, Miss Lukers, first
Miss Walls, second.
Boys under 10 years, E. Bruegger,
first Westcott, second,
Cow horse race, Casey, first Frank
Boys under 15 years, Thornton, first
Ladies half mile horse race, Maud
Bell, first F. Bell, second.
Half mile free for all race. Wells, first
Loughland, second Uing, third.
Sack '•aco, Emmet Smith, first Field,
Girls under ten years, G. Walls, first
E. Lvons, aecond.
Girls under 15 years. Miss Hatfield,
first Misses Westcott and Seeley,
Pipe race, Hawley, first, Lester, 2nd.
Fat man's rnce, Moran, first.
In lite evening the oand gave a very
select concert on the on the portio of
the Great Northern hotel. Hundreds
of people clustered around this noted
spot to fenst. their ears on the finest
rnucic produced by any band in the
The display of fireworks through the
town were most gorgeous. The city was
kept well ligiited until after midnight
by rotnan candles, sky rockets, colored
The day was brought to a close by the
grand ball given by the Williston band.
The beautiful decoration of the ball
room and the exquisitely gowned ladies
made the occasion a most joyous one.
Everybody assented to the statement
that this was one of the prettiest affair
run off'in Williston this season.
In spite of the great crowdB that flock
ed into the citv from the surrounding
country, the Fourth was indeed a most
quiet one. All thanks to the chief of
police -for sharp look out and good
management of the city.
G. K. Heck Dead
The death of Mr G. H. Heck came as
a surprise to the citizens of Williston on
the morning of the Fourth. He had
been seriously ill for several days but
only his immediate friends and relatives
that sickness was serious. Mr. Heck
took charge of the weather bureau at
Williston about two years ago and iu
ttiut time he has made a host of warm
friends who feel the of Mr. Heck a« a
good citizens and faithful friend. His
death was caused by*malignancy of the
liver. The remains will be shipped to
Washington, D. C., to-morrow for burial
where both the deceased and Mrs. Heck
have relatives. Mrs. Heck will not re
turn to Williston. The Graphic joins
with the citizens of Williston in extend
ing their heartfelt sympathy to the be
Land Slide on Soo
The Soo railroad is having
trouble with a section of its road
bed near Kenmare. The road
leaves the valley about a mile
east of th£ town and at the
steepest place in the grade a sec
tion of the hillside went out.
The company has been at wor"
trying to fill the place with
gravel but have not succeeded in
getting it in satisfactory shape.
They now contemplate driving
piling close together to hold the
LIVERY,-: FEED^ND# SALE STABLES.-
New Rigs, Good Horses, Prompt Service/
Special attention given to Land Seekers.
GEO. W. JONES, PropJ
1st Street, bet. Main St. & Sassen Ave. WILLISTON. N.D.
Fresh, Salted and Cured
meats carried at all times
Fresh Fish Every Friday-
Onions, Lettuce, Cabbage
Cucumbers, Celery, Rad
Phone us your order and]
it will be delivered at oncei
Phone No. 97,
XT. S. Commissioner
SPECIAL LAND ATTORNEY
Twelve years experience in Land Office Practice.
Four years U. S. Commissioner at Bottineau,
Has written about 900 Final Proofs
Prepares Filing and Contest Papers
Corrected Plats received daily from Minot
J. DELANKY.Pres. H. C. DELANEY, Cashier. BEBTHA MALOY, last. Caahtar
Citizens State Banfe,
PAID UP CAPITAL $25,000. ALL HOME STOCK
General Banking, Loans,
I Collections, Insurance.
5 Highest rate of Interest paid on Tijftie Deposits. Drafts
and Money Orders .sold, payable
I States, Canada arfcd 'Europe.
SOUVENIR LETTER CARDS
The Newest and Latest Thing
S Brownell & Co. ave issued souve
nir letter of Wilhston. This is a novelty
in this section and it some what on the
order of a souvenir r-oofal c«rd. Tin
souvenir is in the shape of a pamphlet
and contains eight vie
Steamship Tickets Sold to all Parts of the World.
of scenes and
buildings of Williston und vicinity, the
first sheet is a blank ami is intended to
be used /or writing the letter upon. The
edges of the souveoir are gummed and
perforated, so that after sealing they _JJAU
be readily opened without injuryirtgihe
pnmphlet and the views. The pictures
will advertise Wiiliston, as well as lie an
excellent Bouvenir of a visit here a 're
membrance to distant friends.
STRAYED:—From m3r place near
Marinon one pinto horse branded
on the right hip, about 4 years old and
weighing abou: 800. Information as to
its whereabotrs should be sent to J. W.
Kaber, Harmon, N. D. It3p
place in United
Work promptly done. Williston, N. D.
xr you nave property
sell, list it
sen, list it
with the Williston Land (Company. The
record of quick sales for the'^comiMUiy in
the last 4 weeks should be sufficient to
prove the value of listing with the right