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PHONE: OFFICE 38
Oreat Northern Hotel.
E N IN E
We have just received a big consignment
of these wagons, the kind that give you
satisfaction, wear the longest and run the
We are going to sell them to you
AT LAST YEARS PRICES
BEST EVER' AND GOOD ENOUGH'
Our stock of Harness, Blankets and Harness Trimmings
is °omplete and our prices are just right. Before buying
a wagon, Harness or a Plow, see us.
RAWSON HARDWARE CO.
WILLISTON, N. D.
Remodeled thru-out—All new fixtures of the Aseptic pattern. Trained
Norses always in attend *nc«. Fully equipped with all thn Super
Heated Air Apparatus for the treatment of Rheumatism, .Spr«in-«,
Etc. A complete line of Electrical Apparatus, including Fara
dic and Galvanic Cabinet, Static and X- Ray machine. High
Frequency Currents, etc. in connection. Special care
given to confinement cases. Patients may have
any physicians desired. Prices from 18 to $15
per week according to nature of disease.
DR. L. DOCHTERMAN.
PHYSICIAN IN CHARGE.
DR. W. J. WOOD
Night and day calls promptly attended to
Also Deputy Veterinary Health Inspector for Williams
County and all animals with infectious or contagious
diseases must be examined by me.
Phone 16 Williston,N.
Dray Line in Connection.
Williston, N. D.
Always in the lead lor
Oldest and best Livery Barn
For a Good Dinner
The St. Paul Restaurant has changed hands and passed into
the hands of the new management last Saturday. We have
already made many improvements and will make more. We
make a specialty of the 25 cent dinners which have made
THE SHERMAN so popular. Come and see us when you
are hungry. CHARLES ROENECKE, Proprietor
THE ST PAUL RESTAURANT
any%a?t otThe city
TWELVE PEN II
ROCK ISLAND EXPRESS TRAIN
JUMPS TRACK AND CRASHES
INTO A FREIGHT.
Dozen Other* Are Injured—Horrible
Accident at Norris, la.—Smoking
Car of Passenger Is Telescoped end
Waterloo, la., Sept. 7.—Twelve per
sons were killed and 12 others injured
In the wreck of an express train on
the Rock Island railroad at Norris, la.,
Friday. The express train, which was
northbound, jumped the track while
going at full speed and collided with
a freight train standing on the siding.
The dead: P. B. Cllver, Waterloo,
la. Will Goodman, Waterloo, la.
John N. Watson, Waterloo, la. C. L.
Landphere, Shell Rock, la. W. Ray
Johnson, Dike, la. B. R. Christy,
Minneapolis, Minn. Lepovan Toja,
Hammond, la. laborer, name un*
known, Hammond, la. W. H. Meyers,
baggageman, Burlington, la. three
The injured: J. A. Newell, Illinois
Central conductor, Waterloo, la.
John Shaw, Waterloo, la. Dr. C. J.
Keefe, Marble Rock, la. J. H. Doug
las, Waterloo, la. Thomas Evenson,
Mora, Minn. O. H. Martin, mail clerk,
West Liberty, la. Edward Steppierre,
Minaeapolis, Minn. Trocoin Crismen,
St. Paul, Minn. H. McMahon, fireman.
Cedar Rapids. Ia. Albert Mason, en
gineer, Cedar Rapids, la. A'. L. Weill
ver, lineman, Cedar Rapids, la. F.
Klnch, engineer, Cedar Rapids, la.
Victims In Smoker.
The Injured were brought to Water
loo and placed in the Presbyterian
Nearly all of the dead and injured
were in the smoking car, which was
immediately behind the baggage and
mail cars. The smoking car wa9
completely demolished, there not be
ing left one piece of wood large
enough to make a top for an ordinary
The northbound express was ten
minutes late at Norris 6iding, which
Is a small station three miles north of
Cedar Falls, la., and there a south
bound freight train was awaiting the
express, which came thundering along
at a terrific speed in an effort to make
Crashed Into Freight Train.
Just as the engine of the express
was about to pass the freight engine
the trucks of the express jumped the
track and the engine crashed with
terrible force into the engine of the
freight, wrecking both engines and
telescoping the baggage and mail
cars and demolishing the smoking
car. The passengers in the two day
coaches following the smoker escaped
with only a violent shaking up.
Rescuers were Immediately at hand
to care for the injured and to take the
dead from among the wreckage.
Dr. Keefe's Heroism.
Sitting In the midst of the wreck
age was Dr. Charles J. Keefe, who, al
though badly Injured, little realized
how seriously he was hurt. With
heroic fortitude, while suffering in
tense pain, he waved the rescuers
aside and directed them to the assist
ance of those whom he thought were
1B a more
condition than him
self, for in front of him and behind
him on all sides were men writhing
and groaning in the agony of their suf
Physicians and hospital attendants
were hastily taken to Norris on a spe
cial train made up in this city and,
pending their arrival, such medical re
lief as the little station afforded was
given the injured.
ROBBERS DYNAMITE A BANK.
They Take 98,000 from Institution in
Frankfort, S. D.
Frankfort, S. D., Sept. 7.—The
James River bank, at this place, was
dynamited between two and four
o'clock Frfday morning and the rob
bers escaped with $8,000 in cash and
Seven charges of dynamite were
used in blowing up the vault and the
safe. Persons aroused by the explo
sion were prevented from interfering
by guards who were stationed at the
front and rear of the bank. Frank
Fitzpatrick, a hotel guest, who sought
to break through the line of guards,
was shot. His wound is not danger
ous. Many shots were fired to hold on
lookers at bay.
After looting the bank the robbers
broke into a section house on the Chi
cago & Northwestern railway and se
cured a handcar on which they made
Mikkelsen Party Is Safe.
Chicago, Sept. 9.—Cable dispatches
from London stated that the Leffing
expedition to the
frozen aorth was safe. The members
of the party, which set out from Chi
cago last winter, Including Ernest De
Koven Lefflnwell, a member of the
University of Chicago faculty Capt.
Elnar Mikkelsen, of Norway, and their
crew, it is stated, had crossed the Ice
to a place of safety after their ship,
the Duchess of Bedford, had sunk.
Remorse Causes Suicide.
Kltnanning, Pa., Sept. 9.—Follow
log the accidental shooting of his
companion, Robert Ramsey, Jr., short
ly after midnight, Howard Riley com
mitted suicide by Jumping in front of
an express train on the Allegheny di
vision of the Pennsylvania railway
•ear bis home at Graff early Sundae*
BI6 FAILURE OH 'CHANGE
WATSON A CO., GRAIN AND
STOCKS, FORCED TO WALL.
Firm Has Offices in Western Cities
and Several Members Are
New York, Sept. 6.—The failure of
Watson & Co., members of the
New York Stock and Produce ex
changes and of the Chicago board of
trade, was announced in those ex
changes Thursday. No cause was as
signed for the failure nor was any
estimate of the liabilities and assets
The firm has had extensive connec
tions in the west, maintaining offices
in Duluth, Minneapolis, Fargo and
Winnipeg. It is said to have carried
on one of the biggest grain broker
age businesses in the country besides
trading actively in railroad stocks,
particularly those of the Great North
ern and Northern Pacific railroads.
W. Frank Newell, manager of the
firm's New York office, was named as
assignee. The doors of the office in
Broad street were closed after the an
nouncement of the failure. Herber B.
Shoemaker, counsel for the assignee,
said that expert accountants had been
put to work on the books and that
a statement of the financial condition
df the firm would soon be issued. He
said also that the banks holding Wat
son & Co.'s loans have shown a dis
position to give the firm an opportuni
ty to extricate itself from its diffi
culties. The members of the firm are
Louis T. Watson, Henry P. Watson,
Charles E. Anderson and Herschel V.
Jones. Louis T. Watson is the only
member of the firm residing in this
city, the others being residents of Min
HINDUS ARE DRIVEN OUT.
White Mill Hands at Bellingham Expel
Bellingham, Wash., Sept. 6.—Six
badly boaten Hindus are In the hos
pital, 400 frightened and half-naked
Sikhs are in jail and the corridors of
the city hall, guarded by policemen,
and somewhere between Bellingham
and the British Columbia line are 750
natives of India, beaten, hungry and
half-clothed, making their way along
the Great Northern railway bound for
Canadian territory and the protection
of tiie British flag.
The long-expected cry, "Drive out
the Hindus," was heard throughout
the city and along the water front
Wednesday night. The police were
helpless. All authority was paralyzed
and for five hours a mob of half a
thousand white men raided the mills
where the Hindus were working, bat
tered down doors of lodging houses
and, dragging the invaders from their
beds, escorted them to the city limits
with orders to keep on going.
PICKPOCKETS FIGHT CONDUCTOR
Lively Encounter with Thieves on a
Rock Island Train.
Omaha, Neb., Sept. 7.—Three armed
crooks, who had picked the pockets of
a number of Rock Island passengers at
the station in Lincoln, and attempted
to continue their game on the train,
engaged in a desperate encounter with
Conductor Henry Duval on the Rocky
Mountain limited, near Alvo station,
about one o'clock Friday morning.
After standing off Conductor Duval
with a knife, the men leaped from the
moving train, about eight miles west
of Alvo, and escaped in the darkness.
The Rock Island special agents have
been sent to the vicinity of their es
cape with good descriptions of the
Passengers had reported being
robbed at Lincoln and later Conductor
Duval discovered the crooks attempt
ing to rob men who were asleep in
the chair car. He tried to capture
them, but In vain. The first reports
were to the effect that the train had
been held up.
TEN DEAD IN HOTEL FIRE.
Serious Loss of Life in Disaster at
Tacoma, Wash., Sept. 6.—Ten per
sons are known to have lost their lives
in the burning of the Webb hotel at
Shelton, 20 miles from here, early
Thursday morning. Another person
is dying and yet others may be found
in the ruins.
The fire was discovered about 1:40
tn the morning. It had started in the
hotel annex, probably from a lighted
cigar dropped In the sample room.
The hotel was a three-story structure.
The top floor was occupied by lodgers,
but the exact number is not known.
Eastern 8tar Elects Officers.
Milwaukee, Sept. 6.—At Thursday's
session of the general grand chapter.
Order of the Eastern Star, the elec
tion of officers resulted in the choics
of Mrs. Ella S. Washburn, of Racine,
to succeed Miss Conkling as most
worthy grand matron. W. H. Norris
of Iowa, was elected most worthy
grand patron, and Mrs. Lorraine J.
Pitkin, of Illinois, who has completed
18 years' continuous service as right
worthy grand secretary, was elected
for the seventh term.
Warship Coming to St. Louis.
Washington, Sept. 6.—Acting Sec
retary Newberry has ordered the tug
Lebanon to tow the converted yacht
Huntress from League Island, Pa.,
to Pensacola, Fla. There the Huntress
will be formally turned over to the
naval militia of Missouri, a crew from
which will take the vessel to St.
AT THE BOSTON
THE FALL SEASON IS HERE
And I have been preparing for it
MENS FUR OVERCOATS
I have an excelleut line of Hen's Fur and
Plush Overcoats. One of the best assort
ments of Flannels and Corduroy Overshirts,
Wind Proof Corduroy Trousers, Fleece
Lined Wool Underwear and Sweaters, Wool
and Fleece Lined Hosiery for Ladies and Men
These are not a surplus or seconns at 50
cents on the dollar, but are new up-to-date
Reliable Goods at
E O S O N S TO E
W. A. GARRISON, Prop. Main and First St
You may lock your doors, keep a dog, have a safe, em
ploy a watchman, put in a burglar alarm—still you are
not protected from burglars. The above are are mere
precautions. The only complete protection is BURGLARY
INSURANCE. A policy in The Fidelity and Casualty
Company of New York gives you this. Phone, write, or
The Williston Land Company
THE UNION BLOCK
Telephone 146. Sassen Avenue, south of fire station
Plate Glass, Tin, Copper, Zinc, Iron, Brass, German Silver,
Copper and Steel Wire, Fire Extinguishers, Pipe and Fitting
Hot Air Furnaces, Tanks, Grain Scoops, Galvanized Iron
Gutters and Eave Troughs, Gasoline Lamps and Supplies,
Stove Repairs, Steel Ceiling and Siding, Tin, Steel and Tar
Contractor and Estimator
JOHN N. DITHMER
H. C. DeLaney, Pres.
Bertha Maloy, Cashier
J. J. DeLaney, Vice Pres.
Ella Maloy, Asst. Cashier
Citizens National Bank ii
United States Depositary
Williston, North Dakota
Foreign and Domestic Exchange Bought and Sold.
Interest paid on Time Deposits.
H. C. DeLaney E. M. Atterberry J. I. DeLaney
1 John Bruegger E.C.Carney, J. M. Warfield
Capital $50,000. Surplus and Undivided Profits $6,000