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FORMER MINOT DRUG
GIST DIED ATKENMARE
•rs«n Doe Succumbed to Attack of I
Influenza Mondiiy—Had But He
cently Ucturncd From Wash
Orson Doe, former Ward county
•roner, died at his home irf Ken-1
•tare, N. D., Monday morning, follow
ing a short illness from influenza and
Mr. Doe had been sent to Washing
ton, D. J., a few days prior to his ill
Boss, to carry a petition to the pow
ers that be asking thut a Kenmare
doctor be excused from the service,
•wing to the need of his services at
kome, and it was while enroute home
that he became ill. He found much
work at his drug store on his return
•nd refused to go to bed until he was
compelled to do so. fie grew rapid
The remains were brot to Minot
Wednesday where they remained for
some time at the Masonic Temple.
Many old friends viewed them there.
Funeral services were held at the
grave at Rose Hill cemetery. The
Jdasonic ritualistic services were con
ducted.. Rev. 1J. W. Erickson gave a
short address and a prayer.
Orson Doe was born in Colorado
and was 31 years, 4 months and 211
days old at the time of his death. His
father was killed on the railroad at
Spokane when Orson was five years
•Id and the mother taught school to
give her son an education. Mr. Doe
studied pharmacy and passed the ex
amination at the state university at I
He came to Minot nine years ago
as manager of the Minot Drug Co.
He was an exceptionally able business-'
man, honest in all of his dealings andj
no one possessed a greater number of
friends. He went to Kenmare three
years ago, where he established his
own drug store and with which he had
been very successful. I
Mr. Doe was a memebr of the Mi
not Lodge No. 1089 B. P. 0. Elks, the
Minot Masonic lodge and the A. 0.
He is survived by his wife and one
son eighteen months old. His mother,.
•who resides at Red Lake Falls, Minn.,,
•was at her son's bedside when death
came. Mr. Doe's wife has been pre
cariously ill with the influenza, but]
is reported much better.
Rev. N. .Holm of Ryder Dropped
H. Holm, pioneer Lutheran
minister at Ryder, dropped dead on
the'road between Douglas and Ryder I
on the night of Oct. 31. Rev. Holm
and son were returning to Ryder and
the father, growing cold, got out to
•walk. After driving some distance,,
the son missed the father and driving
back fonud his body in the road. The
remains were taken to Ryder at once,
but the spirit of life had flown.
Rev. Holm was born in Norway in
1867. He received a call from Ryder,
Douglas and Makoti in 1911. He leaves
to mourn his death his wife and six
children. Rev. Holm was an especial
ly lovable man and an excellent pas
Ryder Lumber Dealer Dies.
L. R. Rosberg, pioneer lumberman
at Ryder, died-Wednesday, Oct. 31, af
ter a week's illness with pneumonia.
He was born at Bismarck in 1883 and
grew to manhood at Underwood where
his parents lived on a farm._ He is
survived by a wife and two children.
Little Arvilla Cook Dies.
Arvilla Verdell Cook, aged 3 years
and 8 months, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. D. W. Cook, died this forenoon
after a short illness from influenza.
Her paTents reside at 128 Tenth Ave.
Ryder Youth Dies.
Alton Wead, aged 15 years, son of
Geo. Wead of Ryder, died Oct. 31,
frsm the influenza.
*A smile in time makes nine.
One $225 Edison
Good as New for
One Victor $100
Good as New
One $125 Columbia
S E E
Values at Our Store
Remember We Handle the
N S W I
O N O A S
itoreroom at Dlnnn.
Henry Ford Beaten in Michigan
Walsh Wins in Montana—Van
Lear Appears to Be Defeated.
According to late returns, Lynn J.
Frazier has been re-elected governor:
of North Dakota by a majority over,
S. J. Doyle in excess of 20,000. Mr.
Frr.zier is polling a vote even larger
than he did in the primaries, when he
defeated John Steen. The other league!
ticket has been elected.
Mss Minnie J. Nielson, superintend
ent of schools of Barnes county, is
declared to be a sure winner over
Supt. N. C. MacDonald, defeating him
in many of the league strongholds. I
The constitutional amendments are
are very apt to carry. It will be nec-1
essary for them to receive a major-!
ity of all votes cast for governor.
Burnquist Wins in Minnesota.
Governor J. A. A. Burnquist was re-1
elected governor of Minnesota. Burn
quist received 58,293 Evans, (Non
partisan) 29,693, and Wheaton, demo
Knute Nelson Re-elected.
Knute Nelson, loyalty candidate,
was re-elected to the U. S. Senate
from Minnesota, defeating Calder
wood, national party candidate, by
State Goes Dry.
The prohibition amendment in Min
nesota held a 2,000 majority with con
siderable of the coijptry vote to be re
Democratic N. Y. Governor.
Alfred E. Smith, democrat, has de
feated the republican governor of New
York, Whitman, in a close election.
51 Republican Senators.
Figures at hand at republican head
ouarters in New York city, indicate
that there will be 51 republican sena
tors, one being elected from each of
I the following states: New Hampshire,
Delaware, Illinois, Kansas, Idaho, Mis
souri and Montana. The democrats
will have 45 members in the Senate,
Henry Ford, the auto king, was de
feated for the senate in Michigan by
the republican candidate, Lieut. Com.
Truman H. Newberrk, the latter re
ceiving 173,103 votes to Ford's 171,
377. The aeroplane report of Chas.
E. Hughes, s'nov/ing that Ford employ
ed ninny pro-Germans in his plant
and that he was making immense pro
fits out of government contracts, prob
h,..d a good deal to do with his
defeat. The fact that Foi-d had suc
cess in getting his son excused from
MISS KITCHENER A WAR WORKER IN FRANCE
Miss Kitchener, sister oi tho late Lord Kitchener, is iimong the prominent
English women engnged In war work. Miss Kitchener has given her services
to the Red Cross and has beau active at service stations near the battle line.
The photograph shows her distributing comfort ld£« to French soldiers
McCormiick Wins in Illinois.
McCormick, rep., was elected to the
Senate in Illinois, defeating Senator
The republicans will control the
next Congress, having a majority of
4 in the senate and 19 in the house.
Walsh Wins in Montana.
Senator Walsh was re-elected to the
Senate in Montana, defeating Jeanette
Rankin, National party candidate, and
Dr. I.anstrum of Helena, the republi
can nominee. Miss Rankin, who is
the first woman who ever sat in an
American congress, was defeated by
Lanstrum in the primaries but the wo
man's name had been written on
enough of the National ballots to give
her a place on the ticket. She was ac
cused of being too friendly with the I.
W. W. element.
MINOT and VICINITY
Mrs. Cecil Hungate of Parshall died
Oct. 31, of influenza.
Swan Lindgren, from north
Douglas, has moved to this city, hav
ing accepted a position as clerk at the
L. A. Dibble has come in from his
farm southwest of Drady and is hold
ing down the job as night fireman for
the G. N. railway.
Mrs. Peter Melinck, who reside»
seven miles north of Ryder, died Mon
day from influenza and the funeral
was held Tuesday.
Mrs. C. F. Truax was called to
Sanish the first of the week by the
serious illness of Mrs. Douglas Gibb.
who has the influenza.
Sid Stredwick and Postmaster Giles
from Logan were in the city Monday.
They report the Logan patients get
ting along nicely now.
Thos. Thygeson leaves tonight for
Bellingham, Wash., and Los Angeles,
Cal., where he will spend the winter
with friends and relatives.
Miss Inga Olson of the McKinley
school spent a part of her enforced
vacation on her claim near Ryder, re
turning to the city Monday.
George.von Neida of the Minot Au
to Co., is carrying his arm in a sling
these days having broken the member
in an auto accident in Montana.
Miss Mary G. Reed and Miss Clara
L. Reed of the Normal and the pub
lic schools have just returned from a
WORK OF THE RETREATING GERMANS
Despite official denials, the retreating Huns continue to devastate the
towns mid villages they are forced to evacuate, Here is one of the principal
streets In Bethune as the Germans left It, 4he o»ce beautiful buildings now
the draft also cost him many votes.
Van Lear Beaten.
Mayor Thos. Van Lear of Minneap
olis appears to have besen beaten by
J. E. Myers by a small majority. Van
Lear is known as the Socialist mayor.
Republicans Win in Idah.
In Idaho, not a democrat was elect
ed on the state or congressional tick
et. Senator Borah was elected. The
Idaho nonpartisans supported the
short visit with their brother who re
sides on a homestead near Cheyenne.
The case against Peter Benson ofi
Ryder, charged with a violation of the
espionage act, has been dismissed.
Those who know Pete Benson are not'
surprised at this, for he's a mighty!
Atty. John C. Lowe has returned!
from his farm on the reservation,
where he spent several weeks thresh
ing. He operated an engine and a
separator by himself and considers
that he had a man's job.
Miss Eleanor Bryson of the Home
Economics department of the Minot
Normal school has relieved Miss Mi
riam Taylor in the culinary depart
ment of the Emergency hospital, tak
ing charge Saturday evening.
The epidemic of Spanish influenza
which raged for three weeks and
claimed the lives of approximately
600 soldiers, has subsided, and is now
a thing of the past, according to Col.
E. W. Rich, division surgeon.
Eugene Waldref from North Battle
ford, Canada, has been visiting old
friends in this vicinity. He came here
to attend the funeral of his sister, I
Mrs. Anna Murphy. Mr. Waldref left
Ward conuty about nine years ago.
F, H. Manley, of Minneapolis, who
is with the Securities Department of
the Northern States Power Co., is
spending several days in the city. A
large number of our citizens have in
vested various amounts for stock in
the local company which nets a nice
return and is gilt edge in every way.
Worry is the mother of sick, nerv
ous and troubled mentality, it upsets
the stomach, bowels and kidneys.
You feel bad all over. Hollister's
Rocky Mountain Tea soothes and
freshens the stomach, bowels and kid
neys. Regulates, cleanses, purifies.
Tea or Tablets 35c. McCoy Drug Co.
Mrs. Eldon White and Miss Anna
Willman returned Saturday from
Camp Lewis, Washington, at which
place Mrs. White's son, Frank, is
stationed. They report Frank feeling
splendid and perfectly satisfied with
army life. He expects to be trans-'
ferred to the quartermaster's depart
Attractive Display of War Posters
Display manager Woodward of the
Fair Store has arranged one of the
most attractive displays of War Work
posters to be seen in the city. The
entire series of posters sent" out by
the government have been displayed
upon the high shelving which runs
thru the centre of th» big. store and
many are the comments and compli
ments they elicit from the visitors to
this popular emporium.
Msjor Person's Picture in Saturday
The picture of Major E. S. Person,
president of the Union National Bank
of this city, but who is now on the
staff of the school of fire at Fort Sill,
Okla., is shown in this week's issue
of the Saturday Evening Post. The
Major's picture is "the sixth from the
left hand side in the lower row.
Verne Martin to Enter Officers*' Train
Verne Martin leaves soon for Grand
Forks to visit his mother. Verne has
signed his inductional order and must
report at the officers' training camp
at Camp Fremont, Cal. before Dec.
Mrs. Russel Sage, aged 90, died in
Nerw York. Her hudband left her
$70,000,000 which she invested wisely,
adding millions more. During the
past few years she had given $30,'
000,000 to various institutions.
At Tolley the influenza is said to be
ex eptionally severe. Nurses are
bally needed. Calls have gone out
to 'surrounding towns but to no avail.
Several deaths have already occusred.
Th« doctors are working day and night
to stem the tide.
She Has Saved Coal
She has saved Sugar
She Has Saved Wheat
The usual congestion of postal, rai'rond, and other facilities must not
exist this year. It^would seriously interfere with our winning the war.
Our Government is urging everyone to do Christmas Shopping now
—at once and carry bundles.
All Real Patriots Will Do It Will You?
Must Raise Funds for United War
McGuire's Drum Corps was out this
evening drumming up a chrowd which
was addressed by several Four Min
ute speakers. They explained that
notwithstanding the favorable war
news received, and the fact that the
war with Germany is about over, it
will still be necessary to raise the
money for the United War work, 4he
campaign for which begins next Mon
Soldiers Leave on Troop Train.
About four hundred and thirty sol
dier boys from the northwestern part
of the state will leave on a special
troop train which...will leave Minot on
F. C. Upton has been selected by the
Y. M. C. A. officials to be in charge of
Sheep lined coats are scarce, and
high priced in most stores, but we have
lots of them, and our prices are very rea
Short Sheep Lined Coats, 34, 36 and 38
lengths, in prices ranging.from
$12.00 to $17.50
Long Sheep Lined Ulsters ranging in
price from $22.50 to $39.50
Men's Leather Sleeve Vests, in Vnany
styles ranging in price from
$7.50 to $16.50
Men's Mackinaw Coats in many styles
and different weights, ranging in
price from $7.50 to $15.00
Men's Fur Lined Coats, all bought last
season, and sold at last year's prices.
These coats cannot be duplicated at the
price we are offering them. We have
several high grade coats, ranging in
price from $85.00 to $135.00
A large stock of Underwear for Men
and Boys, and while the prices are high
er than usual, you will find we are rea
Overshoes and Rubbers for the whole
family. There are some styles of Over
shoes that will be hard to get later in the
season. We advise you to buy for the
whole family, while stocks are complete.
Holiday Goods are now being placed
on display. While we shall show a large
line, it will not be as complete as we had
hoped. We adyise early Holiday Buy
ing, so that you may not be disappoint
ed in getting some of the things you may
want. Back orders of Holiday Goods
are coming in slowly, and some of the
best things will not last long
Start Your Holiday Buying Now
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"j...: "The Big Store on the Corner".H
She Has Saved Paper
She Bought Liberty Botids, War Sav
ings Stamps, Helped the Red Cross
and All the Other Many Good Causes.
And Now She is Meeting Cheerfully the Last
Call for Help from Washington
She Is Doing Her Christmas Shopping
Now Buying Two or Three Gifts a
Week and Will Carry Home Her Bundles
Our Government has said very emphatically
that usual Christmas conditions cannot be
permitted this year.
All stores are forbidden to hire the extra help
or keep open extra hours in December.
the train, which will take the boys
from Ward county, Williams, Divide,
Renville, Burke and Mountrail. The
train will go through Great Falls, Og
den and over the Oregon Short Lin#
to San Francisco.
In addition to the boys from these
counties several boys from points on
the Soo Line between Minot and Fes
senden will come to Minot on the So*
and take the special from here. The
troop train will be made up at Minot.
k. S. District Court Postponed UntM
U. S.' Commissioner R. E. Hopkins
announces that the term of U. S. dis
trict court scheduled to be held
Nov. 19, has been postponed until
Dec. 1, and unless there is a decided
abatement of the influenza, it may be
postponed until still later.