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MINOT DEFEATED IN HARD GAMES
PLAYED AT VALLEY CITY—A RE
TURN SERIES HERE LATER
Minot waa defeated in the aeries
of games played at Valley City, end
lug Tuesday evening, the Magicians
talcing two of the games and Valley
The Magicians outplayed the boys
down the line, but found that tiny
could not win when they had to play
ten men. The umpiring on the part
the man selected by Valley City
may toe said to ibe the cause of the
defeat of the Magicians.
This was the second series of a
number of champdonship games. The
first series played In Mlnot resulted
la a tie. Valley City gets the sec
and, and when that team comes to
Mlnot for the third series, we are go
ing to give them a good square, deal
—and likewise a good beating.
'Minot took the first game Fridav
evening 4 to 2. Brenner pitched for
the Magicians and allowed but six
hits, while Minot secured eleven.
The game was fairly won by the Min
ot boys by clever playing and heavy
Cadjteau, the Indian, pitched for the
Magicians Saturday evening, but in
the second Inning, he grew so dis
heartened at the uhfaiiress of the
umpire that he went to pieces and
Valley City secured all scores. An
other umpire was put in after the
second inning. Minot got six hits
and Valley City none.
Spillane pitched the third game,
but even 'his clever work failed to
win the game for us. Vallev City
took it with a score of 4 to 6, Minot
securing ten hits and Valley City
With Brenner In the box again
Monday evening, we won 3 to 2.
On Tuesday evening Brenner again
tried to win his game, but something
must have gone wrong, because we
were defeated 9 to 0.
The Magicians have gone to James
town for a series, and will return to
Mlnot this week In time for tne
games with the fast team from Bast
large number of local fans went
to Valley pity to see Sunday's game.
MRS. OSMOND VERY ILL
The wife of Rev. Osmond of Bot
tineau, who was Miss Flo Moore, a
forme? Atinot resident lies precar
iously 111 in this city. Presiding El
der J. O. Moore of tirarid Forks, her
brother, arrived TPtiesdav, called here
by her Illness. Mrs. Esmond has
been ill for a long time, and does not
KILLED IN AN AUTO ACCIDENT
Robert Haselhurst, a young man,
30 years of age, employed bv a Dev
ils Lake auto conoerb, was so badly
Injured in an auto accident a mile
south of that city Sunday morning
•w he died while being taken to
the hospital. Bdward Schults, who
was with him, waa badly injured but
will recover. The men had repaired
the auto and were trying it when the
machine went over an embankment,
and turned turtle, pinning them be
neath the machine. Hazelhurat's
ribs were crushed.
BATTEY WAS BACK
R. C. Batty of Bismarck arrived
in the city Monday to attend a meet
ing of the stockholders of the N. D.
Gas Co., which was called' to elect
a new secretary of the company.
Mr. Battey has held this position for
He says that west of tho Missouri
the crops will average 50 per cent
Mr. Battey recently went to Bis
marck to take charge of the business
for the International Harvester Co.
INJURED BY LIME EXPLOSION
8imon WlthamNeariy Blinded Wbtn
a Pail of Lime Exploded—la In
the Hospital for Treatment
Simon K. Wttham, while mixing
a pall of mortar at his mother's new
store building, south of the city, wig
•very seriously injured when the Jpfl
of lime exploded. He was fairly
lifted on: lils feet and his eyes were
filled! with the hot stuff. He was
alone in the building at the time, and
was blinded temporarily. He crawl
ed on hie hands and knees outside
of the building to a barrel of water
and bktbed his eyes, so that he cooM
see with difficulty and then gam
moned —Ist siwie Tho cornea of Ida
eyes was' badly buiued, but be is
Geo. Ringstad, one of our bache
lors, Is completing a comfortable
house on his farm. George is mak
ing all kinds of preparations. Wm,
Wlorley, the Vlrginan, who by the
way is another bachelor, is likewise
building a new house.
Ohas. Rartz has completed' drilling
a well on Ms farm 229 feet deep.
Well drillers are now at work at Win.
Worley's place and will start soon at
W. R. Fosters.
G. Arpen and wife, parents of (Mrs.
A. A. Robinson of Mlnot, and Wm.
Arpen and family, from Clark, S. D.,
Mrs. Robinson and Mr. and Mrs.
Guy Almy, spent Thursday afternoon
at the home of W. It. Foster. The
Arpen families were .neighbors of Mr.
Foster in South Dakota years sgo.
They came thru by auto and report
the crops all the way thru looking
about the same as around Mlnot.
W. R. Foster, who has 15 milch
cows, besides a good many head of
stock, wonder what he will feed them
the 'coming winter. He will have
some feed but not enough. He spent
several days traveling over this part
of the state in quest of hay but was
unsuccessful. He learned that what
hay there was at Towner was selling
for $10 a ton on the stump.
KEMPER LANDS GOOD
Geo. W. Kemper landed a nice
contract at Glasgow, Mont He will
put la the new sewer system at a
cost of $22,000
The business men have begun re
building De Lacs, the town west of
Minot that was recently burned
down. The buildings for the most
part are temporary quarters, but soon
business will be conducted In the
John Crowe came down from Wil
li ston Tuesday and left with his fam
ily todayfo that place which city
they will make their future hofe.
Mr. Crowe, who Is
It Is expected that the appointing
board, consisting of Auditor Larson,
Judge Davis and Clerk of Court Ha
gen, "together with the remaining
members oi the board of county com
missioners, will meet soon to appoint
a commissioner to fill the vacancy
caused by the recent resignation of
Ralph Abbott. It is thot that Mr.
Sanders, the nominee from that dis
trict, will be appointed. The board
will also soon redlstrlct the county
into commissioners' district*.
C. •. Johnson returned from the
lakes near Rolette where himself and
jfaimtly have been spending a few
weeks. This afternoon he left for
Fargo to confer with prominent re
F. Meidlinger and family leave to
morrow for Blast Greenville,, Ohio,
where they will make their future
Gov. Burke expects to visit Mlnot
next Thursday, one of the big carni
A. H. Farewell and G. H. French,
prominent capitalists from Independ
ence, la., are in the city on real es
tate business this week. Thev re
port crop conditions splendid about
Valker's green house received this
week from Chicago, 300 American
Beauty Roses, the stems of which
were five feet long. They were used
at the banquet given at the Leland
Wednesday night for the telephone
men. They were certainly beauties
and cost only $16 a dosen.
FOR SALE—NIC. of Sec. 7, 1B5-82,
one quarter section, ISO acres
broken SO acres of pasture, all
fenced two good wells open
spring one oottage, 26x38 barn
40x42 granary 16x44 otherim
improvements. An At firm for
grain or dairy, two miles from Ml
not. Will sell right. John P. O'-
Neil, Mlnot. N. D., R. D. No. 1,
Box 4. 7-Sl-t4-chg
All those indebted to the Mlnot
Marble Worts are hereby notified to
settle only with me. you pay any
body else, yon do so at your own
U. 3. BOBINBON
gineef, Is running west from Willis
John Sorenson, one of the Gieat
Northern's road fasters, died at the
Wllliston hospital Monday from ty
phoid fever, of which he had been 111
since July 3rd. The deceased was
an unmarried man about 55 years of
age, and during the early days was
section foreman at this plaice. He
was a man well liked, and leaves
many friends. The remains were
interred In this city.
The standard with all leading
B. V. D. and
SHEEP WILL EAT GRAIN I
Geo. Stevens of Towner Unloading
13,000 Sheep at Des Lace Which
Will Eat the Short Wheat la the
Fileds North to Dea Laca Lake
Geo. Stevens of Towner Is unload
ing several train load* of Montana
•beep, IS,000 bead In all, at Dea Lacs
tills week and will drive ttem north
to the Das Laos lake where they will
bo pastured in the fields of early
wheat. Mr. Stevens brot the sheep
here because the pastures of Mon
tana hare been burned up by the hot
weather, and to eat the Inferior
wheat. Many of the farmers will be
only too sled to turn the abeep lose
In their fields because ther will clean
up the wild oats and other weeds be
sides enriching the soil. They are
all wethers. When they are fatten
ed, they will be Shipped east.
Mr. Stevens Is aleo unloading 4000
head of ewes and lambs at Towner
which he will sell to the farmers of
James Johnson km granted a
building permit for a Mek building
i6 be located am Booth Main street
which he wll use for his law offloe.
idler, "Collegian" Brand, Hirsch-Wickshire and L-Systom
dealers in America for men
and young men
Successors to J. M. Wilson
S I S
SHOES 50 Gents off
morning, July 23rd, and
ending Saturday night, July 30th
We inaugurate the most stupendous sale ever held in the west. Our
store contains the biggest collection of famous brands of merchandise
ever gathered under one roof, and to make it worth while and save
you big money everything will be slashed to the limit.
The boarding houses of Minot are
considering advancing the weekly
rates from $5.50 to $6.50, owing to
the increased cost of food stuffs.
We have missed the garden truck
brot in by the farmers In former
years. Owing to the hot weather,
the gardens have not done well, and
in consequence home grown track Is
of an Inferior quality and the quan
tity Isn't great either. Potatoes may
be a poor crop. Where the vines fcre
large/in many patches, the potatoes
have hardly started to form.
Miss Aspeseth and Ben K. Tollsf
son were united In marriage in this
city Sunday. They will reside on
Fourth street The bride Is a charm
ing voung woman and the groom one
of the best young men of the city.
Jerry Donovan and the other com
missioners of Burke county were In
aUnot Monday. Ttoey visited the
office of the comity auditor, to get a
line of the stationery that they would
have to seel re tor the new county.
Barbers' and Cooks'
25 95 off
OFF TROUSERS 25% OFF
Don't buy a thing until you have inspected our goods and received our prices.
You can make a big saving on every article you purchase.
If you don't soo what you want, ask for it. Our clerks are courteous and are pleased to wait on you.
The ^Fashion Clothing Co.
George Benno, who has been em
ployed for several months by a Har
vey drug concern, has returned to
Minot, as head pharmacist at Mo
Coy's. Mr. Benno is a hustler and
a fast growing business compelled
Mr. McCoy to secure additional as
The McCoy Drug Co. now occu
pies floor space three times as
great as it did the first of the year
while the stock has been more than
doubled. The paint business alone
has grown to mammoth proportions.
F. B. Patch of Rochester, Minn.,
practical poultry man, has arrived
to superintend the poultry depart
ment of the Slocum stock farm north
of the city.
•. P. Slocum eold to J. E. Elsber
ry, a large alio, manufactured by the
Farmers' Bandy Wagon Co. Mr.
Slocum bought a second silo for him
self which he wfll place on his dairy
farm. Mr. BWSerry has solved the
feed question a* he has a large field
of fine looking oom.
YOU BUY OR NOT
A big assortment
33 54% off
Trunks, Suit Cases,
Bags, Telescopes, etc
121 N. Main Street
Arthur LeSueur, who recently on
the Tracy cup in the auto run to
Lake Upsilon with a Buiok, received
from the Pence Auto Co., manufac
turers of this oar, two fine leather
covered Thermos bottles. Mr. Le
Sueur also received a nice letter
cram the rompany congratulating him
upon his success.
John Lynch and John Ftoey went
to Fargo Monday to atend the Grand
Lodge of the K. P.
PARKER SHOWS ON MAIN ST.
A petition signed by nearly every
business man on Main street was
presented at the meeting of the com
mission Monday evening, asking that
the Parker shows, which are to he
here for a week, beginning July
be allowed to exhibit on Main street.
Accordingly, the board decided that
the attractions could show on Main
Street, hot not on First or Second
streets, wfcDeh will be kept clear for