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IT AROUND Walhalla's commercial club has a big dance billed for Thursday, April 3rd. Milton's high school class play is announced as an attraction for the com ing week. Frank Glaser, the Osnabrock butcher, is contemplating removing to Seattle, Wash., where he has property. Wm. Mclntyre, a Byron township farmer, who had an auction sale lately has gone to locate at Success. Sask. •"Tess" Hines, the Hannah moving picture show man, also has a position with the Cavalier Co. Implement Co., at that place. The four month old babe of Thos. Carpenter and wife of Numedahl was interred in the Walhalla cemetery on Monday last week. Hannah elevators have handled con siderable late marketed grain dujjng the week. Farmers anticipating an e^rly spring break, up of the roads. Walhalla secured a legislative appro priation for its proposed state historical park. The 'Halla is unquestionably one of the most historic as well as the most picturesque spots in North Dakota. Isaac Stonehouse and wife residents of the McLean post office neighborhood, which borders on Cavalier county cele brated their golden wedding on the 10th inst. They first settled on the mountain in 1884 and many among the old time pioneers will join in congratulations. Rev. H. Wang formely of Milton, and pastor of Homen and other churches in northern Cavalier county, died during the week at Chamberlain, S. D„ aged seventy-six years. He left Milton some fourteen years after being located there about ten years. An aged wife, three daughters and two sons survive. The spring shooting of geese until 1918 is a new clause in the North Dakota game law by the legislature. It abolish es an enactment of two years ago when the farmers urged to be allowed to shoot geese in the spring in order to protect from destruction by wild geese, their crops after seeding. No spring shooting now goes until 1918. Dr. Law, of Hannah, was called to Morden, Man., last week as an expert witness in the Dr. Erskin case from Sarles. Which is somewhat sensational. The doctor bping charged with criminal negligence in i» confinement case across the internatibnal boundary line at Mather, Man., with the result of the patient having died. 4 Make Every Foot of Your Land Count For Bigger Profits. Every time you plant uncleaned, ungraded seed you waste time, land and money. Every time you send uncleaned grain to the elevator you deliberately put money in another man's pocket instead of your own. THE WINNER FANNING MILL WILL SOLVE IT. is the best grain cleaner on the market and guaranteed to remove all Wild Oats and other foul seeds from your seed grain. You can see a demonstration any time at our warehouses. We ".an supply your wants in Farm Machinery for the spring work. See our Hoosier Disc Drills, J. I. Case Gang Plows and Weber Wagons Attention is called to the fact that customers will find that our branch houses at Loma and Dresden carry a full line of Hardware, Furniture and Harness. We also carry a full line of Harness at our Wales and Hannah branch houses. The Cavalier County Implement Company Langdon, Wales, Hannah, Loma and Dresden. ... Nearly- .tivelvp days. Hannah is talking about a potato warehouse The bund boys at Walhalla announce a benefit concert for Monday arch 31st,' The Gt. N. railroad replacing with new up todate steel work its old wooden structural bridge at Walhalla. A son was born to Samuel Lewis and wife of Byron township on the date of President Wilson's inauguration. An evangelist from Bismarck, N. D., and a singer from Akron, Ohio, start in Easter Sunctay^in evangelize the sinners of Hannah. Hannah's threatened nut coal famine last week was relieved by the Cavalier Co. Lumber Co., shipping in a car load from their Langdon yard. Ed. Hannah, one of the earliest original settlers of Linden township is home at Hannah from Jenson, Sask., where he located a few years ago. Dr. J. P. Schwinghammer, the Hannah dentist announces that he will be at Wales, at the Montgomery hotel on TBfl$day and Wed-aesday of next week, March 25th and 26th, for the practice of his profession. The auction sale of William Manley, whose farm is in Nekoma township, to have been held during the past week is reported as having been postponed owing to weather conditions until tomorrow, Friday, March 21st. Veteran Frank Law, of Hannah, one of the few remaining old soldiers of Cavalier county is returning this spring to his Gull Lake homestead. He is the father of Dr. H. W. F. Law of Han nah and Dr. I. M. Law of Munich. The wife of Alfred E. Thompson, of Wales, died on Tuesday the 11th. De ceased had been in poor health during most of the winter but was only ill a few days before her death. She was only in her twenty-third year, was married in 1910 and leaves a .husband and a eight month old baby boy. Hay For Sale The undersigned has for sale About 25 Tons of good hay, four and one half miles west of Dresden. Will sell at stack for $5.00 per ton. JAS. S. CUMMING, Langdon, N. D. 4-M 1111 I I I III III 11 1 1 I 1 1 1 fmm armirs meeting HELD IN LANGDON First Annual Cavalier County Far mers Conference Held Three Days Last Week. In spite of the severe weather during the days when the meetings were held, a considerable number of farmers were in attendance and expressed themselves as well repaid for the inconvenience which their presence in such weather involved. The prevailing opinion among our farmers that such meetings are, as a rule, of little assistance to them, due to the fact that the discussions held are impractical and do not deal with the problems which they are most vitally interested in, has been- dispelled to a considerable extent by this and other meetings held this past winter under the auspices of our oetter farming associ ation. It has been their aim always to confine the topics discussed to those of interest to the various communities and to deal with them in a manner adopted to local conditions. On Thursday Mr. Stewart's talk dealt mainly with the lessons to be gained through his experience in plow ing and tilling our land up here. Some of the points brought out were that an increase in yield was noted in five to six inch fall plowing over three to four inch, that where our soil is plowed to a depth of twelve inches with a deep tilling machine almost no increase in yield is obtained and certainly not enough to justify the extra labor involved in plow ing so deeply. Another point was that three to four inch spring plowing had so far seemed to be best,especially where little preparation is put in the land after plowing. There seems to be little difference in the development of the plant root system whether deep or shallow plowing is practiced. In all cases fifty per cent of the roots penetrate more than two feet and many over five feet. Mr. Kristjansen, who followed Mr Stewart pointed out the advantages of alfalfa as a forage crop in this county, and stated that where northern grown, hardy alfalfa seed, was sown on rich land free from weeds, with plenty of inoculation soil that there was no diffi culty in getting a stand which would not winter kill and would give two cut tings a season of the richest ha.v known. A brief discussion was then held and experiences exchanged between the farmers present on the various successes and failures in raising cloyer, brotne grans and other hay crops in (he oounty. Mr. Thompson, of Calviu, Btated that he bad a twenty acre Held of timothy and clover last year which yielded him two ..» LANGDON, NORTH DAKOTA, THURSDAY, MARCH 20,1913. cuttings of hay which was more than one half clover. Alsike clover and red top were recommended to be sown on low poorly drained land as a meadow. dollars, is easily operated, and when one can then reduce things to business basis. The d%iry business in this country has many draw backs, but many farmers are so situated that they might make it a very profitable enterprise. It is an enter prise which does not work in well with grain farming on a large scale and for that reason is not popular at present. Silos were discussed briefly and some emphasis placed on the point that peas make a profitable crop to be sown, both for their hay, their grain, and because they enrich the land. When sown for hay one half bushel of oats should be planted with them. Mr. White's demonstrations on the judging of horses and hogs seemed to be especially attractive to all because the reasons were so clearly given as to why judges place considerable weight on certain points which to most of us seem unimportant. Mr. John Mahoney furnish ed one of his pure breed Duroc Jersey sows as material for the hog work and Mr. Stewart brought in horses from the sub-station.for the work on that class of live' stock. The meeting on Friday night was well attended and the program appeared to be interesting to young people and old alike. Prof. C. B. Wsldron, of Fargo, gave a talk illustrated by steiioptiean views on trees, and shubbery and how they should be planted with a view to ward having something permanent in the line of shade and shelter. His startl ing statement regarding the fungus disease which is working upon the bos elders in Langdon, and whn.-ii bids fair to wipe out tne trees here, if strenuous pi&tentative, methods are not under taken during this coming season, is something which is not only news to everybody, but is a fact worthy of the prompt attention of our local authorities. Mr. Cooper spoke at length Friday afternoon and evening and Saturday morning. Friday afternoon his talk developed into a review of the live stocK situation iu this country and why we may expect the present high prices on beef cattle to continue indefinitely, and the reasons why from the stand point of the Cavalier county farmer the raising of feeders would form a very profitable and convenient form of live stock for us to go into. He advocated the raising of long yearlings and two year olds of good breeding to be feed principally on cheap roughage which we have in this country. Considering the fact that there is a big demand for that class of stuff at from S6.50to $7.00 per cwt.,considering the fact that most of our farmers have poor shelter for stock, and know comparative ly little about the fine points of fattening stock and that if they do they haven't the cheap grain as a rule for putting on the finishing touches, he seemed to think that this class of stock which could be carried iu considerable num bers with a small amount of labor, and of buildings and feed mainly on coarse feed would be the most profitable class of stock for most of the farmers in this county. Friday evening his address was on the new farm management. The wheat belt is rapidly passing into the north west, the lands of the far west, and the Argentine. We must therefor gradually adapt our system of farm management to this new condition of affairs instead of adhering to the system of manage ment which was profitable on cheap, new lands when the world was looking to us for a considerable quantity of wheat. A crop rotation, and putting more work on the land seems to be the start toward this new management which we must soon all adopt. A most interesting ses sion was held Saturday morning when the difficulties of getting into livestock were discussed from all sides,the financial side seemed to be one of most yital im portance Mr. Cooper tried to make clear the attitude taken by the bankers toward loaning money for this purpose. The result of the recent meeting in the Twin Cities was discussed. Mr. Cooper being present was able to state the truth of the matter which has been very badly mixed up by the newspapers. Most of the bankers in this state realize that farmers Bhould have money at a reason able rate and for a long term if they are to be encouraged in the buying of 6tock. It is a point worthy of note that the country banks can obtain money from their correspondent banks for this pur- V*.<p></p>Democrat. On Friday Mr. Haw occupied the morning with a discussion on the keep ing of cowin this county and gave a milk which would be a helpfull to the farmers testing demonstration. Mr. Haw has done of the county, but it is hoped that this considerable testing among the herds meeting being the first of its kind held during this past year and in numerous in-! in Langdon will have created a new stances individual cows were found who sentiment toward the forces at work in were not paying their board. The point the state toward better farming condi emphasized by this demonstrauon was tions and will have made possible more that i£ did not pay for any farmer who successful meetings of this kind in the kept four or more cows to guess at what future. they were doing for him, when a testing 1 machine can be bought for five or ten the meeting were the Calvin, Daniels, pose so as to be able to loan it out for seven or eight per cent for eighteen months to two years as a result of the Twin City meeting. It is impossible to set down all of the points raised during tdese m^tings Among the clubs well represented at Austin, Miuto, Moscow and Mona clubs. The blizzard kept many of the clubs from other parts of the county from be ing in attendance as had been planed. HOME TALENT EOIR-ACT PLAY Langdon Dramatic Talent Presents "The Little Politician"at Opera House Next Week. On Friday evening of next week the 28th inst., the home talent play, "The Little Politician'' a four-act comedy will be presented to Langdon playgoers at the Opera House by a company composed of young people of St. Alphonsus church. There are ten parts in the play and the regular rehearsals being held under the direction of Miss Helen J. Sullivan give promise of the performance being one thatshouki receive a full house upon its presentation. Bu'we-n acts a number uf songs auU other specialties will be in troduced. The proceeds will go toward liquidating the church debt which the people of St. Alphonsus parish are mak ing a yery praise worthy effort at this time to wipe out. The cast with those tilling the various parts is as follows CAST OF CHARACTERS: Hon. Pink Dotte, the Member from Cava lier county WILI. KERIN Judge Fitzgerald, wanting office FEED S, KOEUMSTBDT Captain Henry Bradstreet. (be boss Oi.E JOHNSON Sidney Manning, the candidate for prose cuting attorney JAMES HAMILTON James Mortimer, a merchant BEN KEIWER Willif Withins, a society swell. ..JOHN J. BOYD Chief oT Police.'.' :...' Bkx ltEiwKB Mrs Margaret Chidsey, a wealthy widow MISS MARTCOSGKOVE Elbie Caulvin, a stenographer AIISS TESSIEO BEIEN STARTED and Mae Mortimoiv. a state capital belle .Miss LORRAINE KOEUMSTEDT BENEFITS LOCAL PEOPLE Langdon people have discovered that a single dose of simple buckthorn bark, glycerine, etc., as compounded in Adler i-ka the German appendicitis remedy, relieves gas on the stomach and consti pation at once. H. 13. Close fc Co., druggists. Come right in and Begin Now A MPLE rillinC NUMBtR 35. Hot I Buns -ALL DAY ON- GOOD FRIDAY --AT THE- City BaRery LANGDON, N. D. Seed Testing Week, March Due 17-22. to the fact that unfavorable harvest conditions prevailed over much of North Dakota last year and particu larly in this county, much grain has been tested which fails either partially or wholly to germinate. A germination test properly sonductad not only should determine what grain is fit for seeding but should govern to a large extent the amount sown. The first condition in fluencing the ultimate yield is stand obtained from seeding, it is then a matter of more than trivial importance to assume yourself of the germination of the seeds sown. For the purpose of conducting as many tests as possible and at the same time teaching the boys and girls of the county the importance of, and manner in which seed grain may be tested, the county superintendent co-operating with the better farming association is sending out to the country schools of the county letters of instruction as to the methods of testing The results of these tests which are to be sent to, and tabulated by, the county superintendent will be latter presented to the public. ln.oxder togive this. .work, greater prominence it is requested that this week of March 17th to 22nd be set aside as the time when such tests are to be attention given to this matter. It is hoped that all teachers, particularly in the rural district, will take it upon themselves to further this very important work. J. \V. HAW. Chamberlain's Tablets for Constipation For Constipation, Chamberlain's Tab ets are excellent. Easy to take, mild and gentle in effect. Give them a trial For sale by all dealers. Come right in and Begin Now are always on hand at lc mate use of its depositors who have established a credit standing. It has none for speculative ven tures, nor for permanent investment in any business First National Bank for the legiti •••IT AIDSBBBB consistently its depositors in supplying funds for commercial use, and invites conferences with busi ness men who desire such assistance.