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Short State Stories
Ait Hall, Lanford's wrestler, is
tryin. to get a match witii Bert
botch, ti.e 150 pound wrestler from
The Williston State wants the vot
ers to cast their ballots tor the two
county division in the (all.
Good farming tells this year more
than usual. The wheat which was
sown on summer fallowing, stood the
hot weathsr a great deal better than
other fields of grain. The farmers
who plowed' shallow will not harvest
much grain, while the farmers who
plowed deep and harrowed their laud
well, will get the hest returns.
Col. .McGill, an old Minot resident,
was defeated for the nomination for
county auditor of Williams county by
Aaen, three to one. Greer, another
former townsman, was defeated for
state's attorney by Braatlein, two to
one. Our old Mlnot friends didn't
seem to set a swift enough pace*.
Williston is planning on treating the
newspapermen and ladies in a roy
al manner at the state meeting to be
held there Aug. 5 and 6. A ride on
the Missouri river, the inspection of
the irrigation plant and a barbecue
will form a part of the entertainment.
The G. N. will furnish free trans
Some of the farmers over the state
are baling up their last year's straw
to use it for feed. Some of the farm
ers who burned their straw last fall
will be sorry. It doesn't pay to burn
straw at any stage of the game.
Nels Mad sen of Westhope has a
nice. field of winter rye that stands
up nie and tall and is filling out well.
Our farmers can grow winter rye here
with profit. if it is sown early
enough, it will catch the winter
snows and dxfes not kill out.
In the spring it gains such a head
way that it ripens much earlier than
the other grain and can be (harvested
so that the farmer can plow his field
and conserve the moisture tor a fine
crop of grain the next year. Besides
Its a great weed killer as the weeds
are cut before they have a chance
to mature. Try a small field of win
ter rye, farmers, Just as an experi
ment. Those who have tried are
well pleased with the results.
Harry Calder of Ross, was Instant
ly killed while haiuling a load of shin
gles from White Earth to Powers
Lake. The load tipped over on him,
crashing him to death.
Miss Inez Taylor, the 22 year pld
daughter of Geo. Taylor, formerly a
resident of Omemee, was drowned at
Albany, Ore., when a gasoline launch
In which a party was enjoying a
pleasure ride, capsized.
John Peterson of Ryder, while vis
iting ihls brother at Harvey, went out
for a spin behind: his brother's fat
hone. He was arrested and fined
$7 tor violating the city ordinance,
lmt afterwards learned that he had
been kangarooed. Hie money was
•pent for liquid refreshments.
Some Newburg pedestrians walked
to Lake Metlgbshe, 34 miles away to
enjoy an outing.
The •Carlson drug store at Lans
tord has been moved to a new town
In Williams county.
A New Hampshire gtrl, who evi
Items of Interest
Boiled Down for
dently is superstitious, refused to be
married in a town bearing such a
name as "Devils Lake", so induced
her husband-to-be to go to Leeds
where the ceremony was performed.
Cashier S. A. Floren and Pres.
F. H. Rahders of the defunct Peo
ple's State Bank of Lakota, pleaded
guilty to three charges and have al
ready begun their sentences. The
failure, due to carelessness and
crookedness, was one of the worst
in tbe history of the state.
State papers are authority for the
statement that Senator Purcell has
lopt 45 pounds of his avoirdupois
since his appointment.
Tuie Souris Messenger, not to be
discouraged at the present crop out
look, has started a piano contest.
A Mlnot speculator finding business
a little dull, invested In a car load
of flour the other day for September
delivery, and is making arrangements
to bale all the hay he can buy.
Souris will hold a carnival July
and 27. The merchants will arrange
for all the amusements, barring out
the regular carnival companies.
A negro preacher held down the
boards at Westhope last week.
The Bottineau county fair will be
held Aug. 3 and 4.
Wm. Landls of Williston was ar
rested at Garrison by Sheriff Olson
of Williams county, and is now in
Jail at Williston, charged with tape,
his alleged victim being twelve-year
old Pearl Fell, a fatherless girl who
was staying at his home. The girl
told her revolting story to a trained
nurse. landls cried when arrested
and declares that he is innocent. He
had always borne a good reputation
prior to this trouble.
Nick Broeder, a farmer residing
sot^h of Tioga, committed suicide
Friday by swallowing the contents
of a bottle of carbolic acid He bad
been ill a long time, and concluded
to give up life's battle. His wife
stepped into the yard and he arose
from ibis bed and secured the aefd.
He died before help could be sum
A Minnesota cattle buyer Is buying
stock In the vicinity of Tolley to Alp
The gas well recently struck on the
John Steffls farm, 15 miles northeast
of Tolley, stood one of the best tests
of any of the wells yet found.
The Johni H. Sparks show has In
vaded this state, showing at Max
bass July 20.
The Jury, after being out 24 hours,
decided that E. J. Skordahl was not
guilty of stealing merchandise out
of a box car at Marbasa last fall.
Grandma Gibbs died a,t Williston
at the ripe old age of 93. She came
to that country 40 years ago as a
nurse on the steamboats that went
up and down the Missouri. At that
time Fort Buford was the only white
settlement. Of iate the old lady
lived alone and was found dead In bed
by two little girls.
A good many farmers of the state
are plowing up their oat fields, which
are poor and weedy, and are sure
they will raise big crops on these
fields next year.
WE GRIND FEED
Farmers, we are in a position to give you the best of
service, war reed mill is giving excellent satisfaction because
located so handy and we can do your grinding on very
Bring your feed in the sack or bulk, it makes no difference.
Feed, Fuel, Baled May and Straw
Phone 397 R,mstad st.
M. E. BEGLEY, Proprietor
•But I'll tell it to you-
I lb. of EAGLE LYE and 15 gals, water
Charlie Schufelt, well known in
the western part of the state, was
drowned while trying to ford the
Missouri river near Culbertson,
Mont As the river Is,, low, the
ranchers often ford the river at this
time of the year. Charlie had been
across the dny before and had to swim
his horse but 20 feet, but this time,
his horse sank in a hole pulling him
down. He got free from the saddle
and swam, but his wet clothing pull
ed him down.
Tihe Soo has abandoned' the con
struction of the Drake-Devils Lake
cut-off for this year.
NOTICE TO CREOITQR8
In the matter of the estate of Edward
Notice is hereby given by tbe un
dersigned, C. Aurland, executor of
the last will of Edward Knudson, late
of the townshiip 152, north of range
85 W, in tihe county of Ward, and
state of North Dakota, deceased, to
the creditors of, and all persons hav
ing claims against, said deceased, to
exhibit them with the. necessary
vouchers, within six months, after
the first' publication of this notice, to
said executor at his office in the
Second National Bank building, in
the city of Mlnot, in said Ward coun
ty, N. D.
Dated July 16, 1#10.
First Publication on the 21st day of
July, A. D. 1910.
WANTED—Position running a gaso
fne tractor for some farmer. Have
had six years' experience running.
Worked one year for Gas Traction
Co., as traveling expert, have had
lots of Shop practice can furnish
good reference wages five dollars
a day. Address, Wm. Osman, 606
University Ave. N. E, (Minneapolis,
POUND—At my pump, a gentle
man's silverlne watch Saturday
morning owner pay for this notice.
John O'Neil, R. D. 1, Box 4.
LOST—Red leather pocketbook Sat
urday, containing three notes and
some time deposit slips, and $31
In currency finder please leave at
Independent office for suitable re
STRAYED—Lrom my place, two
miles northwest of Granville, on
Thursday, July 7th, one bay mare,
two years old, and
gelding, iron gray with white spot
on forehead. Both horses bad
halters on when last Men. Suitable
reward offered. George Llppman,
Granville, N. D.
EST RAYED—One Cray mane on. the
night of July 10th, possibly 11
years old, weight 950 pounds, name
Fannie branded on right rump.
Notify P. D. Podhola, Max, N. D.
The insurgents of the state want
harmony, and likewise a promise on
the part of C. A. Johnson, the nom
inee for governor,
a fair share of
tbe patronage, if be Is elected. The
stalwarts also want harmony, and will
no doubt be pleased to promise the
insurgents anything that Is fair, In or
der to get It.
The Insurgents will ask for a meet
ing of the leading insurgents and stal
warts of the state at an early date,
where these matters can be discussed
and arranged' satisfactorily to all
sides. Mr. Johnson is taking a rest
at the lakes near Rolla, and we have
not been able to interview him, but
from what he has said, and from
what he said two years ago, it Is very
likely that there will perfect har
mony, which will make his election
WILL WE HAVE
V' ™AT roUN+AIN?
The city'evidently is not able to
furnish a suitable drinking fountain
and it Is up to the citizens.
Mlnot Is still without that drinking
fountain,"but our citizens will hardly
let a few dollars stand In the way of
our getting one.
Towner, a city much smaller than
Mlnot, recently installed a beautiful
bronse fountain at a cost of $175.05.
We should do a* well. If you want
to help buy a fountain, notify the In
dependent or Capt Scarlett, presi
dent of the Humane society. The ball
is started rolling with two subscrip
Subscriptions up to date:
7|lw Herald, Mlnot, per A.
Scarlett ...» $10.00
The Ward County Independent 10.00
Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Heys are re
joicing over the arrival of a ten
pound son, which was born Tuesday
at 11:25 a. m.
JOHN O'LEARY ARRIVES
John O'Leary, one of the mem
bers of the Iowa Investment Co.
which recently opened offices in
this city, arrived in Minot from
his home at Elkader, la., and is
to be found temporarily in the
John Ehr block.
This company is doing a nice
loan business already and is pre
pared to handle some big deals.
alstad woke up near the
school house north of the city
Saturday morning with a baa
taste in his mouth, with a broken
collar bone, and minus $5.00 in
currency and a draft for $70.00,
all because he was willing to pay
for a joy ride to a dance north of
the city. The two friends who
accompanied him are wanted by
Walstad's friends hired Fred
Knorr's Farmer's Friend ana the
three well supplied with white
line, struck out for the dance.
Olaf thinks he was doped, for he
went to sleep just after crossing
tbe viaduct and did not come to
until the next morning. He
thinks he must have fallen from
He stopped payment on the
C. A. Masters of Bowbells was
given a judgment for $228 in
Judge Blenkner's court in a case
against Sheriff S. A. Sorenson,
for work which he did for the
sheriff in his campaign two years
ago. The sheriff refuses to pay
the amount, and will carry the
case to the supreme court. Mas
ters says that Sorenson engaged
him to work for him in the cam
paign and in his bill of expenses,
charges Sorenson $25.00 a day
for services rendered, cigars, etc.
WILL BUILD LARGE BLOCK
The Pure Oil Co., one of Mi
not's fast growing concerns, is
preparing to build a large block
on Belyea avenue facing west
just north of the Soo track.
They will build a cement block
structure with a full basement,
100x40 feet, and it is expected
that the work of construction
will start soon.
The Mouse river Is very low, and
has fallen a foot since the Fourth.
Launches have a hard time plving up
and down the river. John T. Millar,
who has been a resident of Burling
ton since the early days, says he re
collects the time when he could drive
for miles right on the bed of the
liver, looking for water. If the
water keeps on going down we might
make an auto course out of the bed.
The Optic says that Tracy has been
spending the summer at Lake Meti
goshe. Now, wouldn't that Jar you!
And the big fellow is selling Lake
Upsllon lots, too.
THIS IS A SECRET
Get your EAGLE LYE at SMALL WOOD'S and the water at the well. Mix them and sprinkle on the vines with a garden sprinkler,' and watch the results.
We have other good things to tell you when yon visit onr store
yoiir butter and eggs, we will pay yon all they are worth, and then seme.
Give S MAUWOOD your trade, and He will take care of your Interests
OUR LINES ARE THE REST, OUR 600DS ILL FRESH, AID OUR ATTERTIOI ALL YOURS
Remember, SMALLWOOIKS, where everybody trades
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Save Your Feet
Save Your Dollars
Bess's a horns for that tore, tirsd, cramped, ten
der foot—here's a shoe that rcfreshea, soothe*, eaaes
and carts that burning, pinching, wsary feeling
Don't let your feet continue to suosr, aw'
don't pay fancy prices to relieve the auflsrinf.
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Land Office at Mlnot, North Dakota,
July 2. 1910.
Notice is hereby given that Jtotti
n&nd F. Ehr, of Mlnot, North Dakota,
who, on September 9, 1904, made
Homestead AipfftUoaJtlon No. M01,
(Serial No. 04405), for Bl-3 of SW1-4
Section 11, Township 166 N, Range
83 W, Fifth Principal Meridian, and
who, on May 23, 1905, made Addition
al Homestead Application No. IS840,
Serial No. 04403 for NW1-4, 8W1-4,
Sec. U, NE1-4, SB 1-4, See. 0, Twp.
166 N.. R. 83 W., Fifth P. M..
filed notice of intention to make Final
five vear proof, to establish claim to
the land above described, before the
Register and Reoelver of the United
States Land Office at Mlnot, North Da
kota, on the 19th day of August 1910.
Claimant names as witnesses:
A. P. Slocum, of Mlnot, N. D.
Hiram H. Beeter, of Mlnot, N. D.
Pete Bhr, of Mlnot, N. D.
George Ehr, of Mlnot, N. D.
THOMAS B. OL8GARD, Rc«isler
A roan mare has eome to my home
five mile* east of Mlnot. has
bald face, clipped mane, branded 4
on right shoulder, and brand on left
hind leg, aed branded "W on right
cheek. Weight aiboat 860 pounds.
Bdw. Nelson, Mlnot, N. D.
R. F. D. 4 8 7 tS
makes a more effectual POTATO BUQ DESTROYER than PARIS CREEN
will save yon money.
is made by Bradley*
Ketcali Co.—those world fa
mous shoe manufacturers,
who have been pleasing men,
women and children for sixty
six years. Since1843 the Bradley
& Met calf Co. has set the pace JOT
style, comfort and wear. They have
mastered the art of hide selection and
making, and we are now giving yon an
opportunity to profit by their sixty-six years
We carry a Ml lino
tMfaotyhs, In biulnttt, ttrtct, draft,
thots. Eoory purchattr ofBradlty &• Mttcalt Co.'s
C. A. BUGGE, Burlington, No. Dak.
NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION—NOT
Department of the Interior, U. 8.
NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION—NOT
Department of the Interior, U.S.
Land Office at Mlnot, N. D., June
Notice is hereby given that Get^
trude Ldnnerts, of Mlnot, N. D.,
(Po.), who on August 6, 1907, made
homestead No. 46348 (serial 01927),
for 1-fc sett Section 83, Township
166, Range 83 W of the 6th principal
Meridian, has mad notioe of Intention
to make Final
claim to the land above deecrfbed.
before the Register and Reoelver ef
th U. S. Land Office, Mlnot, M. D.,
on the 9th day of August, 1910.
Claimant names as witness
Jboeph H. Relchert, Mlnot, N. D.
Bennie H. Obnn, Mteo* If. D.
J. F. Miller, Mlnot, N. D.
Peter ReMtart, Mlnot, N. D.
THOMAS B. OUMARD,
Ton ean start a
wtth fl.00 and add to It from
We repair all kinds of engines.
We buy and dell engines.
We buy scrap iron, paying th,e beet prices for same
Here is where the
ELLIOT BELT SHIFTER
One. should be placed on every engine
The Interstate Land Ooaapeny
regular excursions to Oslgary
C. R. Ry. Irrigated luf
ffate ft* tar round trto. See
H. L. HALVERSON in Arcade Block
First-class machine shop in connection