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OFFICIAL COUNTY" PAPER
OFFICIAL CITY PAPER
THURSDAY, APRIL 4, 1812
Fifteen c«nta per in. per insertion nnlaw and*
•atraet—Twelve ard a half eeata par in. par
•MM wkan a contract is takan (or 1100 taebaa or
MM for year—Reading notices Be per liaa Mr
I aaaa 916.00 for 1.000 lines when contracted to be
aaad inside of year Ptofeaaiowal carda 78c par la.
•ar Month or 17.50 per year if paid la advance—
Want adverttoamenta one cent per word par
INCREASE FOR MARCH
Nearly Ose Tksssad Basks Ort as AM
Carls bit Midi
The statistics for March show a
continued growth in the use of the
library. Nine hundred and fifty
books were sent out on adult cards
and 702 on juvenile, the total 1652
being again of 45 ov.er February.
Thirty-eight names were added to
the register of borrowers.
The following books are now
Lincoln. The woman-haters.
Another Cape God story with the
same humorous turns and cheerful,
kindly characters as one finds in
Mr. Pratt and Keziah Coffin.
Foley. Complete verses. In
three volumes, including "Boys
and Girls," "Plains and Prairie,"
and "Life and laughter."
Drysdale. The Beach Patrol.
All the latest Parisian
styles in d'ress^and
Never before was
such an up-to-date line
of millinery^shown in
Remember the Lo
108 Main Street Williston, N. D.
food when using
A Pure,Grape Cream^Tartar
Made from Grapes
A story of the life-saving service,
written for older boys.|
Nash. Polly's Secret. A colonial
story with an unusually good plot.
One of the most enjoyable of
stories of older girls.
Baldwin. Fairy Stories and
Fables. For the small folk.
Anton Steberg of eight miles
north of Squires will have a pub
lic sale of horses, cows, young
cattle and a big list of farm ma
chinery and household goods on
next Tuesday April 9. Free lunch
will be served at noon. Time will
be given until November on bank
able paper at ten 'per cent and a
discount of five Jter cent will be
given for. cash. The* sale com
mences at 10 o'clock. E.O.Sundby
is the auctioneer and S. M. Hydle
S. P. Johnson who was operated
on two weeks ago for. appendicitis
and was doing nicely after the op
eration, was stricken with grip
the first of the week, which neces
sitated his removal from the F. P.
Bergman home to the Wittenberg
hospital where he is recovering
A. J. Grover, piano tuner for
Stone Piano Company, is in the
city. A card will bring his ser
vices. See ad. 38-2t
Mr. and Mrs. J. G. Hagen are re
joicing' over the arrival of a baby girl
since March 29th.
Clarence and Burt Beard recently
purchased an engine in Williston.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Seivert enter
tained company from near Williston
The Helping Hand club met with
Mrs. Hefflfinger Wednesday and en
joyed a pleasant afternoon.
This township has purchased gopher
poison this year and many of the
farmers are busy this week poisoning
Wheat No. 1 Northern .89
White Oates .50
Flax No. 1 1.84
Barley per bushel .82
Rye per bushel .72
Cattle, per pound 3* to .04
Hogs, dressed, per lb 08
Dressed Veal 9 10
Turkeys, dressed .16
Butter per pound 25
Eggs, per dozen 20
Potatoes, per bushel 90
Rutabages per bushel 50
Turnips, per bushel .50
Carrots, per bushel 50
Beets per bushel 50
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Sealed bids will be received by the
City of Williston, North Dakota, at
the office of the City Auditor of said
City up to 8 o'clock p. m., on April
15th 1912. for the construction of all
cement sidewalks and street crossings
to be constructed in said City during
the ensuing year, according to the
specifications therefor now on file in
the City Auditor's office, which ordin
ances and plans and specifications
specify the width, thickness and ma
terial to be used in the construction of
said sidewalks and street crossings,
the size of blocks and other informa
Each bid shall be aecompanied by a
certified check in the sum of $50 in
dorsed or payable to the Mayor of the
City of Williston as a guarantee that
the bidder will enter" into a contract
for the performance of such work in
case contract is awarded to him and
each bid shall also be accompanied by
a bidder's bond in the sum of five
hundred dollars executed in the form
and conditioned as provided in Sec
tion 2782 of the Revised ('odes of
North Dakota of 1905 as amended by
Chapter 46 of the laws of North Da
kota of 1907.
The City Council reserves the right
to reject and or all bids.
That this notice is published pursu
ant to a resolution passed at the meet
ing of the City Council of the City of
Williston on April 1st, 1912, which
resolution was to the effect that where
as bids were not advertised for the
construction of sidewalks on or before
the 15th day of March 1912 and that
the City Council had failed to award
contracts at their regular meeting In
April 1912, it was resolved that the
City Auditor was thereby directed to
advertise for bids for the construction
of sidewalks for the ensuing year to
be received up to eight o'clock p. m.
April 15th, 1912, and contracts let
Dated April 2nd, 1912.
By order of the City Council.
N. B. Ludowese,
City Auditor of the City of Willis
~i, N. D.
U.S. Dept ofAgricaknre
Report of weather conditions at
Williston* N. D., for week ending
April 3, 1912.
Highest temperature, 68, on 3rd
Lowest temperature, 13, on 30th
Average temperature 36
Normal temperature 32
Precipitation for week
Normal precipitation, 0.16
FOR CORRESPONDING WEEK IN
Highest temperature, 49, on 28th
Lowest temperature, 17, on 2nd
Average temperature 29
Precipitation for week 025
Graphic wants for quick exchange
AT THE BOSTON
We are exhibiting one of the largest and best lines of
Spring Coats, and Suits ever shown in the city. If you
will closely inspect these garments, youll
realize that, at the prices quoted, you are re
ceiving some of the best values ever offered
We invite you most cordially to in
spect this most interesting display for it will
engage the attention of any woman who has
a keen sense of appreciation for "what is
New Goods Arriving
Every train is bringing in new shipments
of goods and the last few days has seen many
new and beautiful things go on sale in the
way of Coats, Suits, Dresses and Misses and little Misses
Coats and Dresses.
We urge you to come and look over
while they are comparatively unbroken.
129 Union Block W. A. GARRISON Willlxston, N. D.
"LADIES AND MISSES EXCLUSIVE OUTFITTERS"
Free Sweet Peas
On Friday and Saturday of this week we are going
to give FREE with each purchase of perfume a pack*,
age of Sweet Pea Seeds. These seeds were grown in
California by the Reiger Perfume Co., and are the kind
from which they make their famous perfume.
We are giving out these seeds with the
intention of offering several prizes for the
best bouquets grown from them.
Do not miss this chance to beautify your garden
and possibly win a prize as well.
Williston Drug Co.
If you can't sell it through a Graphic "want!* thai your
chances for selling it at all are nighty slim.