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Commencing this week the Langdon
Light Co., has been furnishing a day
current Monday and Tuesday forenoons
to their electric light users for the
especial use of patrons who have lately
installed electric washing and ironing
outfits in their homes.
The Gt. Northern has distributed a
train load of railroad ties at points
along this branch line during the past
week that will be used in a thorough
overhauling and repairing of the track
between Larimore and Hannah during
thesummer season.
Local Happenings
April 26—Arbor Day.
May X—May Day Festival, at Opera House,
May 9-10—May Teachers Examination.
May 9—School Concert at Opera House
May 16-17—Common School Finals Exam.
May 28-29—DistrictClub Federation, Walhalla
May 30—Memorial Day,
June 4—Annual School Election.
June 11—District Court,
June 26 -Primary Election.
August 7-8-9—Cavalier County Fair,
September 25-26—Walhalla Fall Fair,
Nomination petitions for candidates
either for legislative or county office on
sale at the DEMOCRAT office.
Tomorrow is Arbor Day. Let every
citizen plant a tree, clean up or do some
thing to help make Langdon beautiful.
On pages three and six of this week's
issue will be found the complete and
officially revised list of township officers
for 1912 and the monthly report of the
Langdon city schools. The DEMOCRAT
had both of these features in type for
last week's paper but had not the space
they required in these columns.
Tomorrow, Friday evening, the Lang
don high school track team have "do
ings" at the school building, the purpose
being to raise funds to take the boys
on the team to the annual inter
scholastic field meet at the Porks next
month. The program for the evening
which starts at eight o'clock promises
something to hear, something to see and
omething to eat—all for "two bits."
Boosters of the track team have a chance
to make good tomorrow night.
The commercial club at a meeting
held Monday night gaye special atten
tion to the question of making Lang
don a potato market. The club had as
its guest on this occasion the representa
tives of a large firm of eastern buyers
who are interested in developing this
part of the state in making potatoes a
staple crop. It is an assured fact that
if an acreage is devoted to potato grow
ing that will warrant the seep being
taken store houses for handling the crop
will be located at Langdon between now
and the time when the spud crop is
harvested next fall.
School entertainments are pretty sure
to form a prominent feature in social
affairs from now until the school closes
for the summer vacation a few weeks
hence. Thursday, May 9th the teach
ers and pupils of the various grades give
an evening concert at the opera house
that promises to be something of a
novelty in its line. In fact the DEMO
CRAT has been assurred that the public
need not look for the old style school
concert but something unique and
catchy. The program for the evening
will include two short operettas, folk
dances and dramatizing work—fuller
particulars next week.
and clocks.
Druggist E. Clarey was a, business
caller from Osnabrock on Monday.
Tom Barry, the big Osnabrock farmer
spent Friday here transacting business.
For 10 days we will give a 25 per cent
discount off on all our stook foods
H. E. Close & Co.
Geo. H. Bulloch is down from Hannah
this week enjoying a visit with his many
old Langdon friends.
A policy in the New York Life is a
business investment. Talk with L. A.
Weed, of Hannah about it.
Attorney Fred W. McLean was a busi
ness visitor in town a couple of days
returning to Fargo on Saturday's train.
Frank J. Hodgins a well know Lang
don old timer was numbered among
the district court visitors from Sarles
this week.
Miss Jennie Thomas of Elyria, Ohio,
a class Jmate of 4 Miss LeBelle Mahon,
while at Oberon college, is a visitor at
the Mahon home.
At all the Langdon churches on Sun
day special reference was made by the
ministers conducting the services to the
sinking of the Titanic.
John Morgan, who farms extensively
north of Langdon is the purchaser of a
Flour City gas tractor which will be
used in the rush of spring's work.
Mrs. E. R. Morton was an ariival on
Friday's train from the Forks and in
companj with her husband "Doc"
Morton is stopping at the New Columbia.
Co. Treasurer Arnold A. Seeley now
drives around town in a new Maxwell
car purchased last week—and for which
he doubtless will find other use as the
season advances.
Mayor Mclntyre's notice to Langdon
citizens relative to the impounding of
all stray horses and stock should be
given strict observance. The city
authorities mean business.
N. F. Charrier was a passenger to the
Forks on Thursday on business in re
gard to the employment agency he
is opening this spring in connection
with his New England cafe.
Miss Belle McKnight, assistant
cashier of the Citizen State Bank at
Hannah, was the guest of Misses Annie
and Agnes McLean while here to at
tend the alumni gathering of Cavalier
county students of the state university.
Our contemporary the Republican is
planning to observe Arbor Day tomorrow,
not exactly according to the ideas laid
down in Gov. Burke's proclamation, but
in moving the plant of its printing
office back onto newspaper row. It
vacates the Kopriva building to occupy
the old Mercer fruit store stand.
The Schulke department store is mak
inga window display this week of ladies
tailored suits and the same subject
matter tills Mr. Schulkes regular display
advertising space. By the way did
you note Schulke's department store
was up to the minute with the very
latest pictures of the Titanic disaster,
A. B. Bromley this spring retires from
the position he has filled for years past
as harness maker with D. C. McDonald
and will start in farming in the western
part of the county near Clyde, Mr.
Bromley started for the west Tuesday
morning with a gas tractor outfit and
may be depended on to put in a I
summer's work on the farm.
OME in and see the latest in EIGHT
DAY CLOCKS. You will find they
have many advantages over the clocks of
the past. We are practical Watchmakers,
with eighteen years of experience and know
what we say when talking about watches
Banker P, WJ Aijlt w»s a,
ler from Easby on Friday.
Allert & Winter have plenty of money
to loan on first and second mortgages.
JYall paper, the latest 1912 patterns
of the best makes. At the H, E, Price
furniture store.
Mrs. Sam Burnett was a visitor at
Dresden with her friend Mrs. Kavanaugh
a day or two last week.
1. Dawson was a visitor Tuesday from
Dresden where he has extensive busi
ness and farming interests,
Miss Nellie Radscliffe of Langdon has
commenced her term of school'at the
Graves school house at Mona.
Unlimited money to loan on first
mortgages, liberal amounts and lowest
rates. Joseph Power, Langdon, N. D.
Lebanon lodge A. F. & A. M., at its
regular communication tomorrow, Fri
day evening will do work in the Master
Mason degree.
A. E. Lindstrom, of the Republican
went to Fargo on Thursday's train where
a gathering of progressive republicans
was held last week.
Mr. and Mrs. Smirl, the latter a sister
of Mrs. W. B. Gordon were arrivals
Thursday from Killarney, Man., for a
short visit at the Gordon home.
Co. Sup't Helen J. Sullivan announces
an examination of applicants for teach
ers certificates at Langdon and Munich
on Thursday and Friday, May 9th-10th.
Making a Real Estate Loan?
See or write me about it. I
can make it to please you. Pre
payment privilege allowed.
G. P. GETCHEL, Wales, N. D.
The Schefter clothing, house which is
now the recognized center for the cloth
ing and gents furnishing trade of Cava
lier county has a new adv't this week in
which boy's clothing is made a strong
leader—with something new for the boy
who wears the clothes.
A. T. LeVesconte was in Langdon on
business Monday. He has a position
with the Rumley oil pull gas tractor peo
ple with headquarters at Crookston,
Minn, tie expects Mrs LeVesconte and
the children will move there in a short
time to make their home.
Attorney J. G. Johnson, formerly en
gaged in the practice of his profession
at Milton and here in Langdon,was here
this week from Minot, where he has
lately opened a law office. He reports
conditions in the western part of the
state as being at their best this spring.
Mise Nettie Boomgaarden,came to her
Langdon home last week from Rolla on
learning that her younger sister, Katie,
was ill with an attack of appendicitis.
Miss Boomgarden holds a position as
operator with the long distance tele
phone company, similar to the one she
held here some time ago.
James Austin was here Friday from
Hannah and thoroughly enjoyed attend
ing the annual re-union of the Cavalier
county alumni association of the state
university. Mr. Austin presided at
public meeting held at the high school
building, when Prof. Vernon P. Squires
lectured upon the history and develop
ment of the state university.
Ole. T. Axvig was a Milton visitor
here Monday on business. Mr. Axvig
has lately added to his land holdings
down there by acquiring property ad
joining the townsite, but there appears
to be little grounds for the rumor that
Milton would now stand a chance of los
ing its base ball diamond and race track.
Ole is one of the good fellows who are
not likely to deprive his fellow towns
people of their public grounds.
Peter W ild, formerly assistant cashier
of the Cavalier Co, Nat'l Bank spent a
part of lRst week visiting former Lang
don friends, He is now located at
Edmonton, Alta., where he and his
brother, Frank Wild, have recently ac
quired extensiye property interests.
While making a visit with the home
folks at Easby he is nursing a broken
arm, the fracture being at the wrist and
was received while cranking his auto
which "back-fired."
Anton Klimesch had his hearing
before Justice Aldrich on Monday on
the charge of assault with a dangerous
weapon upon John Kyncl and the case
was remanded for trial in district court.
Klimesch was released upon the bond
of 8500 which he secured at the time of
his arrest. The assault occurred on
Saturday evening the 13th inst.. on
Third street when Klimesh is alleged to
have attacked Kyncl without provoca
tion, using a knife in the assault.
Incident to the Titanic disaster, in
which over 1500 lives were lost ten days
ago, the DEMOCRAT had its attention
drawn by Mr. Fred Alpstag, of
this, city to the somewhat} singular
coincidence that it was at about the
same hour on the same date, April 14th,
in the year 1865, that President Abra
ham Lincoln was assassinated. The date
of a personal significance to Mr. Alpstag
as it was the day on which, as a boy of
ten years old he left his home in New
York state with his parents for a visit
to the old home in Switzerland. It is
also incidentally worthy of note that the
following Wednesday, April 17, when
the survivors of the Titanic disaster
were landed at New York by the Car
pathia. was the anniversary of the San
Francisco earthquake of a few years
Langdon commercial club will
promote potato planting.
WstT. Reilly was a business visiter
herefTuesday from Milton.
Formaldehyde, blue stone and stry
chnia at the corner drug store. Close
& do.
Editor Boyd and Banker McMillan
warfl business visitors here Monday from
Gustav Brecke the Milton real estate
man, mingled in Langdon's business
circles awhile Friday.
Merchant John Trotter and Banker
T. L.Tillisch were business visitors here
Tuesday from Osnabrock.
J. A. Terhaar. the Dresden banker
took home with him a new Buiok car
purchased of McLauchlin & Stranger
while in Langdon last Thursday.
Miss Bertha McKechney of Beaulieu
sister of Norman McKechney, of Lang
don,'is among those who will graduate
from the state university this spring.
Mrs. C. B. McMillan was one of the
Hannah party here Friday to attend the
reunion of the Cavalier county alumni
society and hear the lecture by Prof.
Langdon's new chief of police, Sam
Burnett, donned the star Friday and has
since been busy looking after work in
connection with his duties as street com
Miss Daisy Giles sister, of Mrs. I. N.
Kitchin returned Tuesday from Hannah
where she underwent an operation in
the hospital some little time ago for
Thos. Carroll, who has been under
treatment at the Langdon hospital dur
ing his late severe illness is again able
to be out and around a little although
still quite weak.
Judge Kneeshaw and court steno
grapher, Miss Laura Daubenberger,
were arrivals Tuesday, remaining to
spent part of the week looking after
district court matters.
Joseph Wegley, a resident of Langdon
up to a few years ago when he removed
to Williston, made a short business visit
this week. He is still actively engaged
in horse dealing and also has quite ex
tesive farm property interests out west.
Mrs. Louis Ross has been quite
seriously ill during the week, two doctor
being in attendance upon her Sunday.
A trained nurse arrived Monday from
the Forks to take charge of the patient
and friends of the family will be grati
fied to learn that her condition is steadi
ly improving.
Alden Williamson while in from Stil
w«l yesterday stated that his -mother,
widow of the late J. H. Williamson,
exfjected to spend the greater part of
the summer visiting at the home of
her daughter Dr. Lutic E. Williamson,
who has been practicing at Boise City,
Idaho, for several years.
Druggist Stuart G. Watt and quite
a number of Sarles people were arrivals
on Tuesday's afternoon passenger to
attend the district court hearing of the
injuhctional proceedings against Mr,
Watt's drug store. The case is one that
is being watched with no small amount
of interest all through the western part
of the county.
Electric Theatre
Alex. McLean gave the local spud
market quite a boost last Saturday while
in town from his farm north of Lang
don when he told of having wintered
potatoes in a pit out doors and found on
opening up the pit this spring that they
were in perfect, condition while potatoes
he bad in the cellar under his house
were quite badly frozen. On top of the
covering of dirt the potatoes in the pit
were also protected with layers of straw
and snow, which had been added as
covering when "Mao" found that he was
too late in getting all his spud safely
A unique and varied program will be
given in the opera house on next Wed
nesday evening, May 1st, under the
auspices of the Woman's Club of Lang
don Miss Geraldine Jacobi, a gold and
diamond medallist and one of the best
elocutionists in the state, will give ap
propriate readings, and the best home
talent will render several selections. A
company of young ladies will contribute
a May pole dance to the May day
festivities and altogether the evening
will fittingly usher in tha "merry month
of May." Tickets will be on sale at the
five and ten cent store and at H. E.
Close's drug store. Admission 50c.
George W. Gehl, of Loma, is shipping
in here from Joliette, 111., a thorough,
bred imported Belgian stallion
"Saturne," No. 64968,which was only im
ported into this country last year, when
as a three year old it was awarded first
prize at the state fairs of Iowa and Wis
consin, also getting second prize at the
big international horse show at Chicago.
"Saturne" is a full brother of "Jupiter"
and "Challenge" and is classed by horse
breeders generally as being one the
three best Belgian stallions in the
United States. Mr. Gehl purchased
the horse during his recent trip east and
it is expected to reach Langdon tomor
morrow, Friday,
Allert & Winter have plenty of money
to loan on first and second mortgages. I
Mrs. G?orge McGauvran was an Osna
brock visitor with friends in town Tues-1
Wall paper. Don't buy until you
have seen the new 1912 patterns at H.
E. Price's furniture store,
Co. Sup't Helen J. Sullivan took
Tuesday's train to Bismarck, where a
meeting of county superintendents from
over the state is being held this week,
Mrs G. H. Theyson took Monday's
train to the Forks and the Twin Cities
on business connected with her mil
linery parlors at tbo Sohulke depart
ment store.
Walhalla has set Tuesday May 21st as
the date of its clean up day, or fixing up
bee. Here's were Langdon and other
near by towns have the right kind of ex
ample set them.
The farm machinery firm of Hunter &
Stevenson unloaded last Friday two
Flour City easoline tractor engines of
the largest type made, which they are
shipping in for customers who are
adopting the modern idea of tractors
instead of horseflseh.
States Attorney Grimson put his pe
tition into circulation in Langdon and at
points over the county last week. He will
have as his opponent for the republican
nomination at the June primary elec
tion, Attorney T. H. Devaney, who an
nounced his candidacy during the week
The auto garage of McLauchlin &
Stranger on Friday unloaded the fifth
carload of automobiles they have ship
ped into Langdon this spring. They
have handled three cars of Buicks and
two car loads of Maxwells and the
machines have been sold more extensive,
ly to parties at points all over the county
than to Langdon buyers.
Pleasing and Practical Styles in Our
W omen's
A handsome display catering to the individual tastes and
requirements of every woman—smart suits of mannish cut for*
those who adhere to the plainer styles—handsomely trimmed
suits for the others partial to dressier effects. Every suit is a
fashion story in itself.
materials are whipcords, storm and
French serge, diagonals, worsteds, etc., in
plain colors, and also striped, in navy, tan,
brown, grey, black, white, etc. Prices from
up to
Schulke's Department Store.
Langdon, North Dakota.
Several varieties of weather this
Do you want wall paper? If you buy
of H, E. Price the furniture dealer you
get the latest and best.
Rev. and Mrs. D. S. Scadeng were
visitors at Grand Forks a day or two
the early part of the week,
Jno. G. Mueller, whose farm adjoins
the townsite of Dresden and is one of
the pioneers there, was here Monday on
The school entertainment to be held
at the Opera House on Thursday evening
May 9th, more fully announced in an
other item, is being given by the teach
ers and pupils of the first six grades.
Druggist Dan McGruer went through
on Tuesday's train from Hannah to
Grand Forks to bring home his daugh
ter, Miss May McGruer. who has been
under treatment in a hospital there
several weeks.
The Sunday morning service at the
Presbyterian church will be attended
by members of Langdon lodge I. O. O. F.
in a body. On* this occasion they
observe the ninety-third anniversary of
the founding of the order. The dis
coursceof the pastor,Rev. F.J. Hibbard
will have a special bearing on Odd
Alfred Godaire was a visitor from
Olga several days of last week and stay
ed at the home of his sister, Mrs. Alex.
Chaput, south of Langdon while over
here. Mr. Godaire closed a deal with
parties in town whereby he leasne fhe
Paiement farm a tract of 900
We carry a complete line of
the very best Hardware Build
ing Supplies, also Paints, Oils,
Varnishes, Brushes and Kalso
mine. The very best on the
market. Look over our stock
before you buy and get the best
at right prices.
i-ret- a
three miles southeast of Olga, which be
will firm this year in connection with
his own place. He has a very complete
farming equipment and will crop one of
the largest acreage in that part of Cava
lier county this spring.
(low's the Time to Paint.

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