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A Fargo man has been fined $80
for shooting wild geese from an air
plane. He doubtless found the sport
worth the price.
Loyd Hopkins, who is farming the
L. L. Logan place, raised 5,000 bush
els of rye. One quarter section of
volunteer produced 2,300 bushels.
The Glenburn band has secured a
new leader. Hugo Toll, of Aberdeen,
S. D., who played for 15 years with
the John Thomas orchestra in Chi
North Dakota has passed South Da
kota in population. The United
States census for 1920, gives South
Dakota 635,839, an increase of 51,951,
or 8.9 percent.
Rye was a good crop in Sherwood
territory, 2,000 bushels from 50 acres
of summer fallow and 25 bushels to
the acre on stubble ground are some
of the yields reported.
The parents of Harold Brandt, 14
miles south of Harvey are anxious
that he return. His mother is,wor
ried. It seems Harold took the fam
ily Ford to town and while there a
tire was stolen. He was afraid to re
turn home, fearing punishment. He
went to Hurdsfield and slept in box
The Christopherson general stor6*at
Kensal was robbed Monday night of
about $2,000 worth of men's-- stuff,
consisting of sheep lined coats, leath
er vests and suits tf clothes. En
trance was gained through the base
ment. No clue was left by the rob
bers, who are evidently part of the
gang that has been making many rob
beries in this part of the state this
The little son of Ole Evenson of
Alamo lost .'his life in an auto acci
dent Thursday afternoon of last week.
Mrs. Evenson, a daughter and .the
little fellow were in the car. Mrs.
Evenson driving. On a narrow grade
north of Alamo the car tipped, turn
ing clear over the water, pinning the
little boy down and the others get
ting out. This happened about four
o'clock p. m. and it was several hours
before help came and the boy gotten
out. He was drowned.
F. C. Upton Heads New Minot, Camp
Sons of Veterans
The new Minot camp of the Sons
of Veterans is now fully organized
and started on its work. The name
chosen is Jasper Baker Camp No. 5,
in honor of Minot's well known vet
eran of '61 who is one of the most
active members in the Minot G. A.
R. post. Mr. Baker is much gratified
over the selection of the name.
The officers elected by the new
Commander—F. C. Upton.
LOST—Between Bottineau and Minot
one 34-4-in. tire, tube and rim, all
pumped up. For reward write or
phone Ray Hopkins, at County
Judire's office, Court House, Minot,
N. D. 9/30-3t
FOR SALE—'By owner, 7 room mod
ern house, full bpsment, cistern and
garage, at 605 T^lley St. 9/30-3t*
FOR SALE—All Work tractor used
one year and triple, P. & Oj plow
with 8 lays, some new. Will sell
very cheap. Will take part pay in
plowing. Three hundred dollars
will swing this deal. Guy O Frank,
Leland Dept. Store. 9/30-tf
FOR SALE—House and corner lot
$850.00. Lots from one to three
hundred dollars. South side. Cash
or terms. W„ C. Hunter, 209 1st
St. S. W. 9/30-3t*
FOR SALE or will trade for land,
only hotel, in Foxhqlm. Is prac
tically all furnished. This is a
good income property for right
party. J. B. Cashman, Fpxholm,
fo. D. 9/3©-t4
WANTED—Good christian home for
boy 14 years old, to work for.board
and go to school. Address K, care
of Independent. 9/30-3t
MONTANA LANUf—Good bargains in
bench and Vilify lands, also have a
FOB SALES—Good 1918 Ford touring
car. Milch cows or cash. Address
c/o Independent. 9/30-3t-cg
FOR SALE—50 or 60 Shropshire
ewes. A. T. Chapdelaine, Sh^rWood,
N. D. 9-23-t4*
FOR SALE—Business property on
First street S. E., now occupied1 by
Bargain Store, site of lot 37 1/2 feet
by 160 feet and building 82 by 70
feet, tWQ stories. Inquire of J. H.
Tompkins, Minot. 8/12tf
FOR SALE—One oJ the best residence
properties in Minot. Eight large
rooms, two sleeping porches, all
hard wood finish. Heated garage.
In best section of Minot. J. H.
Tompkins, Owner, phone 908-J.
FOR SA!LE—Dining room set, two
rockers, dresser, sectional book
case, hall rack, kitchen cabinet,
gasoline range. Phone 466W.
HOUSES OR FLATS FOR RENT—
All the best houses and flats in Mi
not are listed on our *ent board
There is no charge for this service
Home Furniture Co. 8-9-18-tf
FOR SALE—Two Overlknd cars, two
small trucks, tires, tubes, accessor
ies and repairs for all kinds of cars,
also Delco lighting and battery
charging system and shop tools.
Will sell in one lump or singly. W.
H. Sibbald, Minot, North Dakota.
LOST—One 30x3% Dunlap tire, rim
and tube, on Logan road. Canadian
make. Notify J. B. Kelley, c/o of
Will Sellman, Minot,. N. D.
Senior Vice Commander D. D.
Junior Vice Commander E. J.
Camp Council—G. D. Shaft, A. E
Boyhton, O. G. Long.
Secretary—H. E. Wheeler.
Treasurer—J. B. Reed.
Patriotic instructor—O. G. Long.
Chaplain—L. R. Olen.
Guide—A. E. Boynton.
Inner Guard—J. B. Reed.
Outer Guard—Peter Rikord.
J. C. Cutler of Minneapolis, or
ganizer, was the installing and insti
tuting officer at the launching of the
new organization. Mr. Cutler de
clares that Minot has material for ope
of the best camps in the district.
The camp will meet once a month,
the date to be decided later.
Additional Polling Places for City
City Auditor Hagenstein is busy
lining up the new polling places.
There are now eight wards in the city
with 12 polling places. Each of the
old polling places in the eight wards
will be maintained except in the 4th,
where the city pumping station will
be used instead of White's store. The
additional polling place in the 7th
will be at Peter Vandenoeyer*s resi
dence in thfe 2nd, the polling places
will be. at the Minot Motor Sales Co.
and Max Johnson's coal office. In
the 3rd, the additional place will be
the Minot Co-operative creamery
building. An additional place will
be selected for the 8tht, but this has
npt yet been decided upon.
Andrew Hanson returned to his
home at Austin, Minn., Saturday af
ter attending to his farming interests
at Hartland, N. D. He is a brother
of Nels Hanson of this city.
Louis Hill, former president of the
Great Northern Railway Co. and oth
er officials' of the Great Northern,
passed thru Minot Thursday en route to
St. Paul from a tour of the line. Roy
McCandless, superintendent of the
Minot division, accompanied the par
ty from Williston to Minot.
C. R.. Kendall,* for years publisher
of the Granville Herald, recently bot
the St. Maries Gazette-Record in Ida
ho. The Independent is in receipt of
a copy of the paper, a seven column,
ten page all-home-print affair, con
taining nearly eight pages of adver
tising. Brother Kendall ,certainly
struck it lucky in going west for he
has a veritable gold mine.
J. S. Beam, Raub farmer, arrived
in the city early Friday and was ar
companied home by his daughter,
Miss Fay Beam, a Normal school stu
dent, who spent Sunday with her
parents. Mr. Beam says the Reser
vation farmers are very much dis
heartened over the low price of wheat
land defclare that they.,will grow very
little' of this crop another year.
FOUND—Oct. 3. 34x4 riin, casing,:
tube and cover. W. S. Groninger,
southwest corner of Burlington
BUSINESS CHANCES—A well es
tablished paying business in Minot.
Qwner wishes to retire. Would
consider exbhange for land or farm
of proven value. Address W. E.
L., c-o Independent. 10/7-4t
FOR SALE—Top for Ford service
car or truck in good condition.
Granit Spring Water Co. 10/4-4t
WANTED—Good stock man to rent
160 acres farm, 3 miles northwest
of Surrey. Good buildings and
good water. Will give yood terms:
Excellent opportunity for good
renter. Call at County Agent's
Office, Federal Bldg. 19/7-2t
WANTED—Farm to rent. Have
some stock. Would consider pro
position to go in with party to take
care of stock along with my own
thru winter. c-o Independent.
FOR SALE—Half Stag and half Grey
Hound pup, five months old, out of
big, speedy, good killing stock.
Walter Rue, Burlington. D.
SPECIAL—For Monday and Tues
day, children under 15 will be given
shampoos at the following prices:
Bobbed hair 25c lone hair 50c. Mad
ame Schultz Beauty Parlors.
FOR SAjLE—360 acre farm, two miles
southeast of Minot, all fenced, fine
for stock or dairy. Inquire J.
H. Tompkins, Minot, N. D. 10/7-2t
If your tractor needs overhauling,
call on J. A. Beaudry, or leave orders
at J. I. Case Co. Minot. It will pay
you to have your tractor overhauled
during the winter months. All work
ers and stenographers furnished
without charge to the employer.
Write or phone the Minot Employ
ment Service, C. J. Fuglaar, Pres.
Phone 141. 10/7tf
TAKEN UP—At my place in Sec.
11-154-85, two geldings about eight
years old, 1 bay and 1 strawberry
roan. Owner call and prove prop
erty and pay damages, pasture and
bill for this ad. H. D. Davy, Des
Lacs, N, D. 10/7-3t-cg
FOR SALE Almost new Edison
cylinder phonograph and 54 rec
ords. The list of records includes
some of Roosevelt's speeches. Will
take $30 for the outfit complete.
May be seen at 907 Third street
FOR SALE—Fine residence lot on the
South hill, close in and in one of the
best residence portions of the city. A
southeast corner lot. inquire of Mrs.
O. D. Colcord, Minot, Phone 424. 2t
FOR SALE OHEAlP—4Several new
'and second hand 'Delco systems,
large lighting system for small
town large Fairbanks Morse gas
engine, oil tanks and pumps and
gas pump and tank for garage.
Must be sold soon. W. H. Sibbald,
Minot, North Dakota. 9/23-t4
FOR SALE—Waterloo Boy tractor,
and new John Deere three-bottom
plows. f700.00 for complete out
fit. All in A- shape. Ingvald
Ingolfsland, Des Lacs, N. D.
Martin Asmussen and family, who
have been fanning near Deering the
past two years, have returned to Mi
not to live. They raised nine acres
of potatoes this year which turned out
well and their corn was excellent, but
tho wheat did not amount to much.
I hereby announce myself as an in
dependent candidate for senator for
the 29th legislative district.—Mrs.
F. Seed. (Pol. Ad.)
HTATBMB1TT ~OT TKB OWKBXSHIP,
MAVAOaaUH*, BTC., BXQUOISD
BY TBIB AO* Or OOWCHtBSS Or
AVftVIT 34, 1913,
Of Ward County '[ndejuindont, publinhtMl
weekly at Minot N. IT, for October 1,
North Diikota, county of
a Notary Public, In and
for the State and county aforesaid, per
sonally appeared G. D. Colcord, who,
having: been duly sworn according lo
law, deposes and says that he is tho
publisher of the Ward County Indepen
dent, and that the following is. to the
best of his knowledge and belief, a tru.
statement of the ownership, manage
ment, etc., of the aforesaid ^publication
for the date shown In the above cap
tion. required by the Act of August 24.
1912. embodied in section 443, Postal
Laws and Regulations, printed on Un
reverse side of this form, to-wlt:
1. That the names and addresses of
the publisher, editor, managing editor,
and business managers are: Publishers
C. P. Truax and G. D. Colcord Editors.
C. F. Truax and G. D. Colcord Manag
ing Kdltors, O. F. Truax and Ci. P. 'ol
cord Business Managers, C\ F. Truax
and G. D. Colcord, Minot, X. P.
2. That the owners are C. F. Truax
and G. D. Colcord, Minot. X. I. I
3. That the known bondholders, mort
gagees, and other security holders own
ing or holding 1 per cent or more of
total amount of bonds, mortgages, or,
other securities are: None.
4. That the two paragraphs next
above, giving the names of the owners,
stockholders, and security holders, if
any, contain not only the list of stock
holders and security holders fts they ap
pear upon the books of the company
but also, in cases where the stockholder
or security holder appears upon the
books of the company as trustee or in
any other fiduciary relation, the name
of the person or corporation for whom
such trustee is acting, is given also,
that the said two paragraphs contain
statements embracing affiant's full I
knowledge and belief as to the eireuin
stances and conditions under which
stockholders and security holders who
do not appear upon the books of the
company as trustees, hold stock and se
curities In a capacity other tlum that
of a bona fide owner and this affiant
has no reason to believe that any other
person, association, or corporation has
any interest direct or indirect in. the
said stock, bonds, or other scenriti'-s
than as so stated by him..
O. D. COLCOKl).
Sworn to and subscribed before me
this 11th day of October. 1320.
(Seal) JAMES JOHNSOX.
My commission expires Jan. 20. 1H21.
8 HEAD HORSES
bay gelding,. 8 years old, weight 1500
1 bay gelding 7 years old, weight 1500
1 bay gelding .8 years old, weight 1300
1 bay mare 5 years old, weight 1200
1 sorrel mare 6 years old ,weight 1350
1 sorrel gelding 5 jrears old, weight 1200
1 grey gelding 5 years old, weight 1200
1 grey gelding 16 years old, weight 1500
1 roan gelding 17 years old, weight 1500
PIGS AND CHICKENS
4 iron beds and springs
8 dining chairs
1 rocking chair
2 wash stands
1 center table
1 extension table
1 White sewing machine
116-in. hard coal heater
1 Power washing machine
1 parlor hanging lamp
1 No. 12 De Laval cream separator
1 Home Comfort range
1 3-burner oil stove
1 oil heater
1 50-gallon churn
1 10-gallon churn
Barrels, tubs, shovels and other articles too numerous to
About 5 tons of millet and some corn fodder
GEORGE A. STATE, Auctioneer
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Do You Qualify for Credit?
It's not a matter of how much you've got as
how you take care of what you've got that
If you keep your place in good repair, if you
keep a good farm account book, if you handle
all money transactions through the bank, we
at this bank consider you are a pretty safe
man to lend our money to.
Friday, Odi 22, '20
SALE STARTS AT 10 A. M. FREE LUNCH AT NOON
TERMS OF SALE: Sums of $20 and under, cash. On all sums over $20 a discount of 10 per
cent will be allowed for cash, or time will be given until October 1, 1921, on bankable paper,
with interest at 10 percent. No property to be removed from place until settled for.
HANS KJOS, Owner
THE SECOND NATIONAL BANK
Oldest and Largest Bank in Ward County
At Main and Central Ave.
Resources Two and a Quarter Million
Capital and Surplus Funds $250,000.00
Having Rented My Farm I Will Sell at Public Auction on My Homestead, N. W. Quarter
of Sec. 20, Twp. 156, Range 81,1-2 mile east and 5 1-2 miles north of Surrey, and 13
miles northeast of Minot and 9 miles southwest of Deering, the following
described property, on
13 HEAD CATTLE
1 cow 4 years old, giving milk
1 cow 4 years old, giving milk
1 cow 4 years old, giving milk
1 cow 9 years old, fresh in December
1 cow 8 years old, giving milk
1 heifer 2 years old, fresh in April
2 heifers 18 months old
3 steers 18 months old
2 heifer calves 8 and 3 months old
All the cows are milking Shorthorns
1 8-ft. Deering binder
1 5-ft. Deering mower
1 10-ft. Milwaukee rake
20-double disc Van Brunt drill
14-in. John Deere gang plow
14-inch John Deere sulkey plow
Boss harrow, 26-ft.
garden seeder (Planet Jr.)
7-ft. bob sled
3'/^-in. wagon, complete
1 narrow tire wagon
1 hay rack, 16 feet long
1 4-horse Stover gas engine
1 \}/i-horse Stover gas engine
1 Hero fanning mill, 40-in.
2 steel oil barrels
1 1916 Ford touring car
1 bone cutter
1 steel pan wheelbarrow
1 complete set blacksmith tools
4 sets heavy work harness
1 single harness
1 spring wagon
14 horse cbllars
1 140-egg Ironclad incubator
1 140-chick brooder
B. J. ANDERSON, Clerk