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NORTH DAKOTA NEWS
Ryder musicians will organize a
J. O. Saltness has purchased the
W. P. Rouhan store at Makoti.
There will be no railroad extension
work in North Dakota during 1922.
Print your selling talk. A timely
ad may help a prospect to decide he
wants what you have to offer.
Although Velva is not considered
much of a lignite mining town, one
dealer there sells six to eight tons of
dynamite a year.
The lawyers should feel a little
more grateful to Justice Robinson for
proposing that the famous "dog tax"
ol' $15 on lawyers be repealed.
The price of the Fords again has
been reduced, this time from $6.00 to
$20.00 each. Mr. Ford, however, has
carefully avoided 89c figures!
Mrs. G. O. Strand of Blaisdell, who
was discharged from the state hos
pital for the insane last spring, has
been returned to that institution.
A farm hand named Van Vleet is
sueing William M. Haines, Maddock
farmer, for $10,000 for alleged ali
enation of his wife's affections.
Thomas W. McDonough, for many
years editor of the Grano Tribune,
now located at Wright, Wyo., where,
he is publishing 'The Homesteader,
He was engaged in business at Velva
for six years under the firm name ol
J. S. Johnson of Ryder recently re
turned from a visit to St. Paul, where
he met Mr. Abercrombie, the first
white man born in North Dakota. He
was born near Abercrombie, the town
being named after him.
Dell Jimison, a laborer, has sued
the Great Northern railway company
for $7,000 damages. While working
at Berthold a steel rail was dropped
and several of his toes were crushed.
The man alleges there was insufficient
A farm account school will be held
at Ryder Feb. 1, by Rex Willard, farm
management specialist from the Ag
ricultural college. The subjects to
be taken up are Income Tax, Cost of
Production, Yield per acre and Use of
The death of J. B. Streeter, once a
prominent real estate dealer at Devils
Lake, occured last week in Chicago.
Mr. Streeter operated at one time on
a large scale and was known as a. man
who made and lost fortunes in real
J. A. Kitchen, commissioner of Ag
riculture, is trying to figure how he
can pay $11,110.62 .worth of premiums
out of the $10,000.00 appropriation
for the Grand Forks State Fair, and
thinks he will have to cut out some of
curred from heart failure at her
home at Velva early last week. She
was born in Germany 44 years ago
and came to America 36 years ago.
She is survived by her husband and
Lillian Sibley, a 17-year-old Dick
inson girl who disappeared from the
home of a sister near Kildeer on Aug.
8, has been located in Fargo. She
will return to her parents. She had
been at Terry, Mont., Aberdeen and
Someone unknown attempted to
take the life of Sylvester Kringen,
rural mail carrier at Bergen, shooting
at him twice with a rifle as he was de
livering mail in his Ford. One shot
hit the rear of his car and the other
went close to his head.
"Col." Plummer, a rather eccentric
character who lived at Cando for
years, died at Jamestown from pneu
monia. He was well known in many
counties of the state where he worked
as a grocery and clothing salesman,
and selling optical goods.
A farmer known as old man Swan
committed suicide by shooting him-
Monday evening of last week,
at hjs home nine miles north of Town_
An inquest was
held at which it
developed there was insanity in the
family. No immediate cause for his
act was found.
Math Mertes, Bowbells farmer, who
was horribly injured when he jumped
onto a pitchfork handle, will very like
ly recover. He was working on a
window on the inside of the barn, and
jumped down, striking the fork,
which'wns'^tickiiiff'insome hay. The
J. K. Sonnesyn, former Velva'
merchant, died of cancer of the
stomach at St. James, Minn., Jan 5.: j-y--" .Lceivu(i
Norman McKinnon, a bachelor
farmer, who died at Carrington from
st(mi (lm.in„ lUzzy spell has.
Sonnesyn-Sundt Co. and bonds to two nephews living on
Officials estimate the production of jthe j,k,
at in N a a a 1 0 0
000 bushels in 1921. Of this amount,
5,000,000 were saved here for food and
seed and the rest, or 10,833 cars, ex
ported to other states.
$15,000 in cash
f)f skve off the wost coast of
Scotland. He made his will 8 days
before he died.
Mr. and Mrs. Severin Johnson and
their three children, living near Raub
had a very narrow escape from death
by coal gas suffocation last week.
A brother of Mrs. Johnson's unexpect
edly visited at the house, and finding
the* family unconscious from suf
focating, revived them by carrying
them out into the open air.
Sam Kalil, Assyrian peddler, who
murdered Anna Storey, a 17-year-old
girl at Leyden, N. D. on Nov. 7, was
found guilty and Judge Buttz sen
tenced him to life imprisonment.
Kalil was infatuated with the girl and
realizing that he could not win her,
murdered her and attacked the mother
Former Governor Lynn J. Frazier
was a member of the jury.
Virgil Leach, a young man working
on the Allen farm near Norwich, was
badly injured Wednesday morning of
last week, when a hay carrier fell
from the track while helping mow
away a load of straw and struck him
on the head rendering him unconscious
for several hours and cutting his head
so badly that it resuired several
stitches to sew up the wound.
Hounds belonging to Cary Gerard,
Wm. Daniels and Clayton Whitmore
of north of Bowbells, got mixed up
with a porcupine near Des Lacs lake
with the result that one of the dogs
had to be killed and several others
have their mouths and noses all filled
The death of Mrs. Len Taylor oc- with quills and may have to be killed
.1 1 1„i. UAIH. IIIATo r\V\ IhoiV WAV
later. The boys were on their way
home from the coal mines and the first
they knew of the mixup was when the
dogs arrived with their mouths and
noses full of quills.
Some of the farmers of Burke Coun
DRUGS AND SPORTING GOODS
Pants, pair.. ..90c
$7.50 and $15.00
$1.50 to $4.00
Elastic Knee and
Other Jockey Straps up to.
Ladies' or Girl's and
Men's or Boys' Racer
or Hockey, Aluminum
finish, pair $12.00
Other skates with
shoes, pair $7.50
ty are wondering just what is to be
come of their dairy and poultry busi
ness now that the prices for both
cream and eggs are down to where
they usually are at the lowest period
of the year. One farmer showed us
his cream check which amounted to a
trifle over $5.00 which he received for
a five gallon of cream. He told us
that he received 26 cents per poupd
for that shipment, and eggs the same
day were 25 cents per dozen. Usual
ly at this time of the year both butter
and eggs are as high as they ever get,
and now that the prices are down to
25 cents and 26 cents, some of the
farmers are wondering what they will
be next June.—Bowbells Tribune.
B, A. Stefonowicz, business mana
ger of the Bowbells Tribune, while at
Devils Lake last Friday, purchased
the Devils Lake World from a cor
poration organized by farmers of
Ramsey County, which corporation
bought the„ paper in September and
had been publishing it since that time.
Mr. Stefonowicz leaves for Devils
Lake the latter part of next week to
take charge of the World, and at the
same time his successor, Carl Nelson,
will arrive here to take charge of
The Tribune for the farmers of Burke
County. Mr. Nelson has been in the
newspaper business in North Dakota
for about 30 years, understands the
printing business from one end to the
other, is a good business man, and
there is every reason to believe that
he will keep this paper at the front
during all the time he stays here the
same at it has been always kept in
the past. For many years he pub
lished a newspaper at Cando, N. D.,
but sold this to the farmers of "towner
County about two years ago. He
has always made a big success of every
printery which he had charge of and
should be able to do the same here.—
W. N. Dickinson Dies In Oregon
William N. Dickinson, formerly of
Portal and Williston, died at Eugene,
Ore., on Friday, Jan. 13, death being
due to creeping paralysis from which
he had been ailing for a number of
years. He ,was 76 years of age.
Mr. Dickinson was born in the
Green Mountains of Vermont. In the
early days he embarked in the mer
cantile and hardware business in the
southwestern part of this state, and
later came to Portal, where he en
gaged in the land business. For the
past 15 years he has lived in this city,
being at the head of the Dickinson
Land Company for many years and in
later years serving as register of the
government land office here. He was
personally in charge of the office until
moving from Williston a short time
ago, although he was hardly able to
walk—desirous of doing something
Jones' Kink Wins Championship
Ira Jones' rink won the champion
ship game from the A. D. McCannel
rink Saturday night 16 to 6. Whether
Jones' green sweater dazzled the eyes
of all competitors this season or
whether the old boy did better curling
than usual, is a mattfer for discussion
among members of the association.
Jones and his assistants have done
some very, effective work. Jones
rink Saturday ni.crht was made up of
Carl Cox, W. M. Smart, Wm. E. Bun
nell" and Ira Jones, Skip. The Mc
Cannel rink was made up of Frank
The on'y Pho
nograph that has
dropped to Pre
$10 00 and pay
the balance $2.50
$10.00 per month
$45. to $175
Westclox Alarm Clocks
TAYLOR DRUG CO.
Taylor, Wm. Cooper, E. C. Brittin
and A. D. McCannel, Skip.
Winning thjs game entitles the
Jones rink to compete for the Cup,
given by the Rogers Lumber Co., and
which was won by the J. R. Pence
rink a year ago.
JOBS ON FARMS GOING
BEGGING, SAYS KITCHEN
Bismarck—While the state-federal
employment service is unable to fill
requests of many workers for jobs in
the cities, there are several jobs'as
farm hands going begging, according
to J. A. .Kitchen, commissioner of ag
Some orders for farm hands have
been received paying $20 to $25 a
month, with room and board, while
the average wage being offered is $10
to $15 a month with room and board.
There are 11 unfilled orders for jobs
at $10 a month.
The department also has more do
mestic positions than women seeking
the jobs, it is stated.
Black Seal 10-dnch
Black Seal 12-inch
E. S. PERSON, President
C. H. ZEHRINGER,. Vice Pres.
"June Moon," "Birds Of A Feath
er," "Just Like A Rainbow," "Why
Dear?" "Molly O," "Wabash Blues,"
"Mississippi Cradle," "Ma," "Dap
per Dan," "Swanee River Moon,"
"Yoo Hoo," "LWant My Mammy,"
"Dangerous Blues," "My Sunny
Tennessee," "When Francis Dances
With Me," "Ten Little Fingers And
Ten Little Toes," "Leave Me With
A Smile," "Old Pal," "Say It With
Music," "Jazz Me Blues," "The
Sheik," "You're Just The Type For
A Bungalow," "Weep No More My
Mammy," "Sal-O-May," "Kentucky
Home," "Mandy 'N' Me."
Huston Itead His Own Obituary
The Independent has received a let
ter from H. J. Brill of Donnybrook,
asking for the address of Howard
Huston, who is now with the Societe
de Nations, at Geneva, Switerland.
He says: "I served with Mr. Huston
Overseas and happened to give him
The Union National Bank
MINOT, NORTH DAKOTA
.What has this year in store for you? Are you
going to take another chance with only grain farming,
or are you through taking chances? Why not start off
this year with your mind made up to do as you will surely
have to do some day—Milking cows, raising potatoes
and corn besides your other small grain.
The Union National wants to help put this county
where it rightfully belongs and is ready to back the farm
er who wants to get started along the right lines.
Money to loan on choice farm lands
Popahr Boob Now 75c
Formerly sold for $1.00
"Flying Ranch "Burning Daylight,"
"The Golden Snare," "The Sea Wolf," The
Wolf Hunters," "The Call Of The Wild,"
"Seventeen," "The Desert Of Wheat," "A
Princess Of Mars," "The Lure Of The Dim
Trails," and dozens qf others.
CAP H. SAUNDERS. Mgr
an Independent telling him of his
death and containing his obituary.
This was the first he knew of it, I
beieve. I have the greatest respect
for Mr. Huston and would like to
write to him."
"WHY NOT MNOTT"
CARRY PLENTY OF INSURANCE
Check up your insurance and see
if you are adequately protected.
WE WRITE POLICIES OF ALL KINDS
MINOT INSURANCE AGENCY
Jacobson Block Phone 44 Minot, N. D.
O. R. POWELL, Cashier
B. A. BALERUD, Ass't Cashier
BAYER-TABLETS OF ASPIRIN
Pocket Boxes of 12
Bottles of 24 and 100
Coughs and Colds
Elkay's White Pine and Tar
Cough Syrup 35c and 05c
Stearns* Pine Tar Cough Syrup...- 50c
Bayer-Asperin Tablets 25c to $1.50
Bronco Quinine Tablets 30c
Musterole 35c and 65c
Vick's Vapo Rub Salve ......35c and 75c
Mentholatum 25c and 50c
Rexall Throat Gargle ....35c and 50c
Vapo-Cresolene Outfits $1.75
Medicated Throat Discs 25c
Foley's Honey and Tar...50c, 60c and $1.20
Listerine. 15c, 30o, OOc and $1.20
By Harold B. Wright
"Helen Of The