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A. L. Weber visited the home of
C. M. Chriatenson last Wednesday.
A twelve-pound baby boy arrived at
the home of Mr. and Ms. Ed. Ander*
B. Nordquist and family
the lfagic City Monday.
ynak and Hazel Jylen, who are at
tending school in Mtnot, visited at th«
home of their parents Saturday and
Sunday, but, returned Monday.
Mr and iMms. Hayden and family
wet* visiting at E. Nordqulst's last
S. K. Witham has returned from
Brandon, Minn., where he has been
vladtiag ahice the holidays. He In
tends to leave for Canada within a
month. where he will make his future
Lars Thingstad will dispose of all
his horses. He is going to purchase
a gas tractor and is going to farm In
the new style. Anyone who la la
need of good horses, call on Lars.
Kmute hasn't located a housekeeper
Nathaniel Nordquist has been at-
tending the Rumley school of engi
neering at Minot. ers were fractured and
Otto Abraham is waiting for warm l*ad1y twisted.
days again. Be hopeful, otto.
The Kenmare girls' team came over
to MohaH Thuirsday and met the girls'
team of that place. The game was
close and was by far the best game of I
basket ball ever played In Mohall.
The final score was 16 to 3 In favor
of the Mohall girls The game was!
well played and Kenmare deserves
credit for their excellent guarding and
team work. The stars for Mohall
were the Davis sisters, aid Olive Mc-1
Orath. Esther Dahl, Loura Rohe and
Alva Martin played the star game for
The »yckholders of the Cut Bank
flMMierg Telephone Co. and Mohall
Telephone Co. met in Mohall tat
flanrdar for the purpose of combin
ing the two systems, but on account
of so many of the farmers being ab
sent the meeting was postponed.
Thos. Hennessey assumed his dn
ti« as buyer of the farmers Eleva
tor Hih week.
H. Grace has been attending
court duties In Bottineau this week.
The Mohall high school boys' bas
ketball team defeated the fast Lans
ford team last Friday by a score of
Sg to 14.
A new land company was organised
here last week, the incorporators be
ing Conrad Iverson, Peter Iverson and
Anna iverson, with a capital stock of
ltamgen Bros, hasve completed the
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Foster enter
tained last week, the occasion being
Mr. Foster's 29th birthday.
Geo. R. Whltford returned this
week after a week's business trip to
CltfdagO, where hie purchased his
The Glenbwro boys played the
Sherwood team Thursday.
Mr. Schmidt played foro a dance
in Loratne Friday.
Dr. Flt?imaur1ce received his new
Rambler car this week.
Toller has a band, also Antler.
The new garage built by the Peter
son Aiuito CO., will soon be completed.
Now, why not one In Mohall?
for a market., but says the price isnt
grow a patch of
since the weather has got warmer.
Claud and Neal Trwin have filed
on some valuable land in West Olive,
They are both good farmers and will on
•IIII« IMI- Mlil U« »IIM«
FREEDOM ITEMS. Mrs. Maggie Cormany called on
Abraham went to Minot l&st Mrs. McCarthy MoncU^ of this week.
Mr. and Mrs. F. J. Tromblee and
daughter Merle were the guests of
Mr. A. L. Carpenter and family Sun
A party was given at t,he home of
Mr. and Mrs. John Caswell Thurs-
went to day evening. The evening was spent
!y playing progressive cinoh. The
lri-«e being won by the Withamvlllo
clerk and Mrs. McCarthy. The even
ing was fine and a large crowd at
tended All report a most excellent
Jim McCarthy and family spent
Sunday with Pete Eric.kson's.
Mise Pearl Zorn is taking a much
needed vacation now. She is home
with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Zorn
of Stringtown. Pearl says Minot Is
all right, all right.
Mr. and Mrs. Tromblee spent Sun
day of lastj week with James McCar
thy and they stayed until a rather
Me hour. On their way home they
ran into one of Jim's big pumpkins
and upset. The sled managed to stay
on yxp. Well that sled is wiser than
thought. There was no one hurt
only the cutter and it cost two coats
o1" paint at the store, besides the even
t,he seat was
Andy Lewis has been hauling hay
from the west for the past two weeks,
Oeo. Cormany is working at Nor
wich now. Probably he is trving fo»
the other girl.
Joe Vannet(t has been sick for a lew
days last week.
Dairying is getting to quite an In
dustry in West Olive. Mrs. Corm
any had to stay at home and milk the
cows last Saturday evening, while ttie
rest of t.hem attended the literary
Oren Carpenter is thinking of trad
ing horses with Jim so he can get
back from town the same day.
Nye Taylor waa oat collecting week
Sid Faulkner went to the coal mines
Monday of this week.
School will start pretjty soon, then
watch the iboys shine up. Good de
mand for gum and celluloid collars at
Joe Vannett furnished the perfume
for Smith at the partjy some time ago,
but then he lost out.
GREELEY AND VICINITY.
Mr. and Mrs. L. M. Lillahaugen
•visited one day recently with P. W.
Bishop and family.
Mrs. Sarah Bishop of Hammond,
Wis., is visiting her son, P. W. Bis
Mrs. J. R. Reed received a tele-
gram that her father who lives In Iowa as a cat's paw in the plan of salvation.
was not expected to live. Mrs. J.
R. Reed and son Clarence left for her
father's bedside Monday.
About fifteen of Miss Beulah Tiis
hop's friends surprised her Saturday
evening and all report having a jolly
Mrs. J. Nordanne is reported quFte
Mike Steif has sold quite a number
of cows but still has quite a number
yet to sell.
Mr. and Mrs. L.. HefTron with their
two sons, Clyde and Louis, visited
one day last week with P. W. Bis
Joe Good went to Minot to prove up
*a shout time ago tod on his way
home from Velva, the road got lost
for a while but finally returned to
Joe, for which he and his friend were
truly thankful. His friend has not
been able to holler since.
OLIVE ANiD VICINITY.
In tjh* Striagtown items It said
someltime ago that the Olhre corr®~
spondent had froze up well I guess
he did that cold weather, but as the
weather ha* cleared up I will try It
again That balmy sunshiny weath- LOGAN ITEMS.
er would make anybody feel like do- All should endeavor to attend a Aw
ing something We think it has been mers' meeting to be held at the school
so warm that some of the fresh beef house, Logan, on Saturday afternoon
at Withamville has thawed. 2 p.m. The object is to form an
W. Bishop and wife were out
visiting the sick Sunday.
Bert TX.pdtke is looking for a buyer association among farmers for their
for his thesMng machine. He has mutual benefit, to arrange for le^
found that he can make more money tures and discussions and a periodl
ralsing hogs. Bert has about fifty gathering when they and their
head of hog® now, about twenty-ffve good wives can become better al
ready for market- He was in Minot nualnted. Note the time and
last Tuesday and Wednesday looking there.
h*h enow* yet. 13m Is on. o* our oert «he ,««.«!no other
most prosperous farmers. school. The boys have given freely
James Williams, proporietor of the of their talent in our mlast and are ««'jjigter,' I heard a voice at my
Boston store at, Olive, has begun to deserving of the appreciative support
do our country lots of good. enjoyed a good thne. Supper, dainty
Carpenter hauled hay to Minot and delicious, was served at 1 a. m.
the roads are: On Friday, March 2nd, at Logan
school, the Literary society have ar-
ranged to hold an old fashioned spell
ing bee, to be followed by a lap sup
er. An instructive and merry time
March 5th is the day set for the
hearing of the action® brought by Al
fred and Reuben Stredwiok against
the directors of Bell school Dis
trict No. 10.
\n enjoyable program was furnish
ed at the last meeting of the Logan
Literary society. MisB Phillips ren
dering of that favorite Scotch song.
"Annie Laurie" was greatly appreci
ated, as was also the vocal contribu
tion by Mrs. Will Hecker, Mr. Ralph
•Oard and Miss TJaurta Teats sang
sweetly "Meet Me In Dreamland," and
Mrs. Teats also delighted those pres
ent. Many of the little folks gave
suitable recitations. The debate as
to the relative might of the pen and
sword, resulted in a victory for the
symibol of war. This decision was
doubtless the result of an eloquent,
incisive vet comprehensive speech by
our future county commissioner, Mr.
H. C. Kuchenbecker. Bert Wf'son
made a clever, witty speech for the
pen, and "Miss Whitted ably
the sword. Jim Shaw was on the
The Christian Endeavor society
meets every Sunday evening at Logan
school a* 7 p. m. and will be glad to
The R^v. W. W. Gunter preached
on Sunday evening.
Adult Bible classes for men and wo
men are to be held on SundPv eve
ning at, the school house, commencing
at thiei termination of the Christian
TCndeavor society meeting. Everyone
is welcome and it is hoped that the
support of all irrespective of belief,
will be given to this movement in
augurated by the Rev. W. W. Gun
Mrs. Wellman of Velva is the guest
of her daughter, Mrs. Freemorit Cook.
Freemont Cook is visiting Wiscon
sin and may import some high grade
from those parts.
Ezra Nulph is a busy man these
days at the new blacksmith shop.
BURNED JUDAS IN EFFIGY
In That Way the Guides Showed Their
Love for the Christian
We hanged Judas Iscariot today.
Having expressed our Joy over the res
urrection of Christ by gorging our
selves with roast lamb and bitter
Iwine, by firing guns, rockets and tor-.
iPedoes and by lighting bonfires, we
gave vent to our remaining enthusi
asm in one grand burst of mock ven
geance directed against the unfortu
nate mortal who was destined from
the foundation of the world to figure
The burning took place in the front
of a little church of the Virgin, sit
uated on the highest part of the city.
From a pole erected before the door
hung a crude, wretched, melancholy
figure stuffed with straw, and ridicu
lously suggesting the image of a man.
Within the church the priest was con
ducting the regular Sunday service.
Tjlttle Clara Dahl has been very ill. shooting away at the effigy. Poor Ju
das whirled about and danced in the
air as the bullets peppered him, and
suddenly burst into flames. When a
Greek feels particularly happy, or
wishes to express his enthusiasm he
produces an old musket or pistol and
discharges it. Resurrection Day in
Greece resembles the Fourth of July
in the United States.—George Horton
WAS ALWAYS ON THE JOB
Mr. Blngleton Discovers a New Situa
tion With Danger From
"For a long time," said Mr. Blngle
ton, "I have made it a custom to look
carefully in either direction before
stopping to look in at a show window,
doing this to avoid being taken by
surprise by beggars. Now I have dis
covered another street situation in
Which one must take like care.
"Walking along the street this morn
ing I became conscious that one of
my shoestrings was untied and I
looked along for a convenient store
step on which I could put my foot up
The Surrey band is to jHve a con- I and there I did put it up, and I was
skin on his nose, of all who can enjoy really good mn- p. cup of coffee? I haven't had—'
Miss T?osie Stredwick and Miss Mil
dred Cook had nulte a birthday party
last. Thirty-seven guests
.. pneaeed in tvine the string,
in the world, wi1€n—
earj can you
flve cents to get
"And there he stood beside mc,
close alongside, whefe he had me at a
disadvantage. He was within my
guard, and I gave up, not because I
thought I ought to, but because of my
inward appreciation of the work of a
man who evidently was always on the
job, ever alert anid letting no chance
TEST OF TRUE HOSPITALITY
Army Offloer Tells of His Best Lesson
In Cooking and Conduct as a
The old army officer, distinguished,
alike for his character and his high
position, had said to his fellow guegts
at the little mountain camp that he re
garded a knowledge of cooking as a
necessary accomplishment for a gen
tleman and a soldier.
"Let me tell you," he continued,
"where 1 received my first and best
lesson in cooking, and in conduct at'
the head of the table.
"While I was yet a very young man
I had the good fortune to attract the
notice of an old French gentleman
who, with the remnant of his for
mer large fortune, had come to the
neighborhood of Petersburg, Virginia,
and established himself in a small oot
"In this little home the dining-room,
and kitchen were separated by a par
tition that extended only five feet
above the floor. As monsieur was too
poor to afford a waiter or cook, he
himself performed the duties of both.
"He often honored me with an in
•itatlon to diner, and as I sat In the
dining-room, waiting for the meal to
be served, I could see the old gentle
man's head bobbing up and down as
he tended his stew-pans In the kiteh*
"How awfully funny!" said somei
one, with a giggle.
"It never seemed in the least lu
dicrous to me," the old officer quietly
responded. "After placing the dishes
upon the table, my old friend would
remove his apron, put on a rusty dress
coat, and dispense the hospitality of
his house with the grace and dignity
Of a prince."
"I understood! Noblesse oblige, and
all that sort of thing," murmured the
giggler, contritely. "All the same,
your old gentleman, ministering at
hidden altars and practicing mysteri
ous rites behind that low partition,
.must have been something of a char
The old officer gravely assented
"One that it was a privilege to know,"
he said.—Youth's Companion.
VICTOR HUGO'S ACACIA TREE
Planted In Childhood by Author, It
Has Just Been Saved From De
struct!on in Paris.
An acacia tree, supposed to have
(been planted by Victor Hugo in his
childhood has just been saved from de
struction in Paris. The tree stands In
ithe Boulevard Raspail, and Its tall,
(curved trunk has long been familiar
tto the inhabitants of that
At last the doors were thrown wide out the boats, Willie," said the father
open and the whole congregation
gushed forth like water from a broken
"dam, and immediately thereafter ev
ery man and boy in the square was
"»»l"- "*"IJtl!r ""vyxrpf ^e.-T~!»ryT7j~~!i j-vj-r
short time ago a certain M. Charuln
bought the plot upon which it grew for
,the purpose of erecting a mansion.
The whole quarter was disturbed at
thQ news that a tree of such traditions
was about to disappear.
"When, however, M. Chaurln heard
that his new mansion was likely to de
molish the object of a veneration
with which he sympathized, he altered
his architectural plans spontaneously,
and built a semi-circular frontage to
his house, just inclosing the acacia
within the railings.
The association of it with Victor
Hugo is disputed by authorities (Ml
that poet's life, but one may feel
gratified that a tradition retains suck
vigorous life and that the marking
of places connected with famous men
is not yet purely municipal in Paris.
Willie's father conducts a boat rent
ing business on the Jersey side of the
"I'll give you a dollar if you'll bail
one morning after a rain.
There were 25 boats and Willie
wasn't keen. So he was non-commit
tal. A little later his friend Albert
"I'll give you a quarter if you'll bail
out the boats," said Willie to Al
"Gee! What d'ye take me for?" re
turned Albert as he surveyed the fleet
of rowboats. "It's worth 35 cents, any
"Well, all right, 35 then," said Wil
Albert got busy and did the bailing,
(while Willie looked on and, Tom Saw
yer-like, bossed the job.
The work done, Willie collected,
paid Albert and pocketed 65 cents.
"That boy'll be a business man," re
marked the father to Willie's mother
later, but not in the boy's hearing.—*
iNew York Herald.
Up Against It.
Hokus—Why don't you try to get a
Hokus—Then why don't you get titivated tract# will be ofTered
married? ait a minimum annual rental of E ner
Pokus—A girl won't marry a fl|^ cent of the appraised value thereof,
low unless he has a job* A list of the lands to be offered for
Your Horse Can Work 365 Days in the Yaar Willi
WALLACE WORTH $500,000
H. E. Wallace, the Drayton bank
er, who was shot to death by his son,
Ilex Wallace, in the bank at Drayton
last week, was worth $500,000. Tha
son committed the murder because
There were ten sewing machines in
operation, all were busy and seemed
to enjoy the occasion verifying the
Scriptural quotation "That it Is more
blessed to give than receive."
We understand that a monetary
collection is being taken at the First
We are sure that t,he aid furnished
Mr Foutz and family, will bo greativ
Mrs. Fooitz and child are in St. Jo
seph's hospital as a result of burns
received during the burning of their
Notice of Leasing of School
Large Enterprises Essential.
"Large personal fortunes acquired
legitimately are In themselves an hon
orable testimony to talent and to
toll and, without large aggregations
of capital, whether personal or cor
porate. great enterprises, are not pos
sible. And without great enterprises
will the country show the marvelous
growth which we deem an essential
characteristic of American life, and
will the masses of the people have
the opportunities now so abundantly
set before them to find emnloyment
and to develop their own fortunes, fee will be charged for each quarter
however relatively small those may section or fraction thereof included
be?"—Archbishop Ireland. in such lease.
The top cap l* broad anJ roomy It tits evenly, as it should
over'a broad space on the horses neck. Just below this cap the
collar swings out, leaving lots of room for the heavy luuscles on
B«ck to work freely. Jutst below that the collar sides swell in and
tits the hollow of the horse's shoulder, which prevents the coilar
from working up and down as the horse steps. This working up
and down is what eausps sore shoulders. We are authorized to
warrant each HICKORY (Perfect Fit) COLLARsatisfie
tory or money back. We to leave it to the user's fairness
Minot, N. D.
th" father refused to give him $25,000, versitv and school lands reserves t"i«
The benevolence of the community
in and around Surrey was clearly dem
onstrated by a gathering of 46 wo
men and young ladies at the Brethren
church for the purpose of furnishing
and making clothing for the family of
Mr. D. H. Fbutz, who was burned
out last Tuesday night-
The school and state lands in Ward
county, North Dakota, not already
leased, will be offered for rent at a
public leasing to he held at t,he court
house in the City of Minot, in said
county on Wednesday, the 17th day of
April, 1912, commencing at 10 o'clock
a. m. The terms of leasing will be
All lands will be offered for a term
of flve years beginning with the sea
son of TD12, and only for gazing and
hay purposes, at the minimum annual
rental of twelve dollars for each quar
All lands will be struck off to the
highest bidder who will be required te
pay a^ the time of leasing the rent for
the season of 1912: also an additional
fee of $3.00 for issuing lea^e which
default of payment within thir! days
thereafter, lease will be cancelled
without notice to lessee.
The HICKORY (Perfect Fit) COLLAR Fits
that is why your horse can do a full day's labor
and not tire as much as doing a half days' work
with the ordinary collar. They fit either a thin
or thick-necked horse
lease will be ono file with the treas
urer of said county for public inspec
tion for at least two weeks before t',»
date of leasing.
Coal rights are reserved to the state
in all leases and the board of util
right to reject any and all bids.
TEN SEWING MACHINES All Leases Are Subject to Cane«*i
DO EFFECTIVE WORK lation in Case of Sale.
The only way to secure the use
any school or state land is by lead
ing on above terms.
Dated at Bismarck, North Dakoc*
this 24th day of February, 1912.
ALEX MAC DONALD.
2 29 t4 Commissioner.
STATE OF NORTH DAKOTA.
County of Ward, ss: County Court.
In the Matter of the Estate of frw"
Notice to Creditors.
Notice is hereby given by John W.
Schnell, the general administrator
the estate of Emma Tuttle, Deceased,
to the creditors of, and all persons
having claims against said decease:!,
to present them with the necessary
vouchers, to the "said John W. Sc.hnetf
at the office of William Murray in
the City of Minot, the attorney for
thte estate and the duly appointed
agent of the adminisrator, within
months after the first publication
Da^ed this 23rd day of February.
JOHN W. SCHNELL.
First publication Feb. 29th, 1912.
2 29 t4
Mtke Breen.editor of the WolfoH
Mirror, Is a candidate for presidential
election. If Mike is elected he wi«
do the job up brown, besides that $240
he will get will go a long ways to
wards entertaining his friends at the
next press meeting.
Oronna favors the nomination of
A. T. Sandbo, of Lansford, has in
vented a gasoline engine that appears
to be a great success. The first engine
will be built soon. A company with
a capital of 525,000 has been organ
ized and an assembling plant win he
installed at Lansford.
Subsequent year's rent will become! wRFcnf't wvkrv tpi*
due January 1st of each year, and in 2
W heat 2
30 to 45
FOR SALE—A few erado Jet!
cows. Irquire at this ofFce.