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•^4 ,*' S 1! 1 t: ii| &|s i-l! It Vi h? *J .•' nf t.ii ri vl y- iir s^e U*b 3} «•. 1 a \n u\ HI U: :.t & |ll ..•ft a £v I T2M% 5 **fTf r* "l7 V* Is it Possible to Legislate life and Brains? 0 V'4"' Swift & Company is primarily an organization of men, not a collection of brick, mortar, and machinery. Packing Plants, their equipment and useful ness are only outward symbols of the intelli gence, life -long experi ence, and right purpose of the men who compose the organization and of those who direct it •K-. Will not Government direc tion of the packing industry, now contemplated by Congress, take over the empty husk of physical property and equipment and sacrifice the initiative, ex perience and devotion of these men, which is the life itself of the industry? What legislation, what politi cal adroitness could replace such life and brains, once driven out? Let us send you a Swift "Dollar." It will interest you. Address Swift & Company, Union Stock Yards, Chicago, 111. Swift & Company, U. S. A. ToStodcRuser Death From Cat's Bite. A cnt bit him and I-ovi Kurtz, a Pennsylvania farmer, died. He found a cat chasing his chickens and tried to seize the animal, which buried Its teeth in his hand. The cat would not let go and a neighbor chopped its head olT. Hydrophobia developed some weeks later and treatment at the Pas teur institute, Pittsburgh, was unavail ing. Cuticura Soothes Baby Rashes. That itch and burn with hot baths of Cuticura Soap followed by gentle anointings of Cuticura Ointment. Nothing better, purer, sweeter, espe cially if a little of the fragrant Cuti cura Talcum is dusted on at the fin ish. 25c each everywhere.—Adv. Useful Portable Saw. The portable circular saw, attach able to any lamp socket and capable of doing much of the hand saw's work, is not the least of recent labor-saving de vices. Such a tool, self-contained, weighs only 12 pounds, has three and one-quarter Inch-blades, and consists of a sliding cylindrical base carrying the blade nnd a one-quarter horse power motor having a speed of 12,000 revolutions per minute. Special gauges Insure accurate cross-cut or rip-saw work. The tool Is guided by an ordi nary saw handle, a push button con tiols the operation, and a suitable guard gives it safety. Thus Typist Prays. While In a certain government office recently Sir Evan .Tones, the Ilrlttali transport chairman, overheard the fol lowing dialogue between two fair type writer tappers: "Isn't it terrible the way we have to work these days?" "Itather! W-liy, I typed so many let ters yesterday that last night I finished »iiy prayers with 'Vours truly.' "—Van couver (B. C.) Province. The Main Point. "lias Scribson found anybody to produce his play?" "No, He's still living in hopes'." "If he can keep his landlady in that of inind, well nnd good."—Bir- Age-Herald. THIS SHOWS WHAT BECOMES OF^ THE AVERAGE DOLLAR RECEIVED BY fSWIFT & COMPANY1 FROM THE SALE OF 5 -1 MEAT ANDftY PRODUCTS CeNTS 1$ PAI1LFOR THC LIVE ANIMAL 12.M CENTS FOR LABOR EXPENSES AND FREIGHT £•04 CENTS REMAINS WITH SWIFT ft COMPANY AS PROFIT As an Alternative. She was not very young, but she had money. "Dearest," he began, but she stopped him. "I anticipate what you are about to say, Mr. Sampson," she said, "and I would spare your feelings, for It can never, never be. I esteem you highly nnd will be a sister to—" "I have four sisters already," he re plied bitterly, "four grown sisters and life Is a hideous burden. But, oh, Clare," lie went on passionately, "If you cannot be my wife, will you not give me a home and a mother's pro tective love? I am an orphan."—Pear son's Weekly. The Reason for "She.": She—"I never could- see why they call a bont 'she.'" He—"Evidently you never tried to steer one." "BAYER CROSS" ON GENUINE ASPIRIN PAVBR "Bayer Tablets of Aspirin" to be genuine must be marked with the safety "Bayer Cross." Always boy an unbroken Bayer package which con tains proper directions to safely lieve Headache, Toothache, Earache, Neuralgia, Colds and pain. Handy tin boxes of 12 tablets cost but a few cents at drug stores—larger packages also. Aspirin Is the trade marie of Bayer Manufacture of ncidester of Salicyllcacld.—Adv, It Mr. Yonngbride's first In marketing. "How do come?" she asked the dealer, "In various sizes, ma'am." "Then give me a pair of sev That Is the size of the gloves I we Getting up a is a vv-TV:i.:- 7v *r f* Bismarck.—llesources of the Bank of North Dakota now exceed $8,000, 000, it hus been given out. Schafer.—Improvements amounting to about $1,500 have been made lu the McKenssie county court house. Williston.—Drilling luis been re sumed on an oil and gas well which has been put down here to a depth of 1,800 feet. Tower City.—Little Lewis Cowen, Jr., aged 5, was (•rushed to death tin der a loaded grain tank here one morning early last week. LaMoure.—A Fanners' and Tliresh ennen's association has been formed in this county to consider wage mat ters and threshing prices. Devils Lake.—Three hundred strik ing railway shopmen at this point re turned to work after being opt about a week. Dodge.—Proprietors of a large auto mobile garage in process of erection here are planning to install an electric lighting system to furnish current for local illumination. Grand Forks.—Frank W. Wilder, a well-known pioneer citizen of this place, died suddenly last week at Rochester, N. Y. He was connected with a number of prominent- business enterprises here. Williston.—The successful commer cial production of honey of an excel lent quality lias been developed here following the opening of the irrigation project and consequent heavy increase in the number of local alfalfa fields. Devils Lake.—Local police have decided to follow the example of a growing number of other cities In en forcing the ordinance requiring the display of both head and tail lights on automobiles. Fargo.—H. A. Peden, a cattle man en r«te through here with stock from Fallon, Mont., was found denuded In a freight car, where he reported having been held up by bandits aud relieved of clothing, money and valuables. Grafton.—A ]9-acre tract of land northeast of this city has just been sold at $142 an acre, an increase from $100 per acre having been realized by the seller since he purchased the tract about four years ago. Mandan.—Morton county shows but little increase in population,- according to the indication given by returns from the recent school census. The population of school age this year is given as 6,399, as compared with 6,870 last year. Williston.—A movement has been launched here to secure the enlarge ment of the government's local irriga tion project so as to comprise. about 12,000 acres. The success of the pro ject this year, which is its first year in operation, has aroused enthusiasm for the plan. Fargo.—A price of $11,000 was paid recently by W. Aylor of Grandln for the yearling Shorthorn bull calf Sultan Eclipse, purchased from W. C. Beau mont of Buchanan. The price is the highest ever paid for an animal of that age in the state. Jamestown.—Local real estate men assert that North Dakota's com crop this year is proving a most effective drawing card for immigration from Kansas, Iowa and other corn growing states. An unusual number of inquir ies are being reported from these sec tions for North Dakota farm lands. Glen Ullin.—The one-year-old baby of Mr. and Mrs. George Fahn was cre mated In the burning of their home 12 miles from here. The parents were absent from the house when-the fire started, and two other young children escaped with difficulty from the flames. Bismarck.—September 16 opens the game bird season for this year—the first in which North Dakota hunters have been obliged to take the field without dogs. The bag limit od* chick ens and grouse is five birds per day, and no person is allowed to enter any closed field without the owner's con sent. Wahpeton.—The murder of one man and the serious injury of another oc curred here in a fight which took place over the division of the proceeds of a holdup of laboring men, said to have been pulled off in the "jungles" near Hankinson. Six men are be lieved to have been Implicated in the crime and four are being held for ex amination. N. Fargo.—A large amount of army foodstuffs has been assigned for sale here under auspices of the local post office. Goods purchased are to be shipped to the consignees from Omaha under a special arrangement which permits only the first zone postage rate to be added to the original cost of the goods. Fargo.—A suit for $100,000 dam ages has been instituted by Bishop J, Poyntz Tyler of this city against the Carolina Power & Light company of Balelgh, N. C., for injuries sustained by his daughter, Miss Ada Tyler, in a collision with a streetcar while visit ing .there last spring The young woman has been permanently disfig ured and has nearly lost her vision as a result of the injuries received. Grand Forks.-—The development of an annual tractor show is in prospect Bismarck.—Attorney General Wil liam Langer has secured from the stute supreme court an order upon thq state board of administration to cause why they should not be joined from taking from the state superintendent of publi her prerogative of fixing the of study for common schools. This will bring the case before the court for consideration on- its merits under the terms of the law.' SIOUX COUNTY PIONEER *.* 4. Bismarck.—More stolen automobiles have been reported here this year than at any previous time. Wallialla.—Clifford Olson, aged 17, was fatally wounded by the accidental discharge of a revolver in the hands of a younger boy. Minot.—A large fireproof oil ware house of Hebron -pressed brick Is to be built here, it Is said, under terms of bids which were opened August 14. Minot.—Minot is planning, to enter tain good-sized crowds when the na tional motor truck development tour reaches here, September 2. Furgo.—A totul of but 86 deaths In the entire stute from the flu has been reported for the second quarter of the year. Dickinson.—The state normal school here will open September 29 with a staff of 10 regular instructors- and four critic teachers. A wide variety of courses will be offered. Minot.—A branch office of the United States Internal revenue collec tion department will be located here, it is believed. Leeds.—The local high school has been designated by the state superin tendent of public instruction as a high school of the first class. Fargo.—The Installation of a two platoon system of fire fighters has been asked in the interests of the local department, which, it is said, Is working on a 24-hour day. Moliall.—A novel stroke of enter prise is being attempted by a mercan tile establishment here, which is put ting on a free rural delivery for pa trons buying $5 worth of goods or up ward at one purchase. Dickinson.—The big horse sale held lieer this week has been attracting buyers from all "parts of the country and fs said to be one of the greatest events ever held here since the early cowboy days. Bismarck.—A. D. Gunderson, chief accountant of the state hospital for the insana at Jamestown, Iras been appointed to succeed W. J. Prater as state land commissioner. The position pays a salary of $3,000. liillsbor#.—A mass meeting of farmers was held here to enter appli cation with the federal government for a system of determining wheat grades that will accord full milling value to the lower grades.— Valley City.—A local construction firm has been awarded the contract for the erection of a new ward build ing for the state hospital for the insane at Jamestown. The contract price Is approximately $150,000. Fargo.—North and South Dakota have each been assigned a quota of ,$37,500 in the Roosevelt memorial fund. No pressure will be brought to bear upon individuals to subscribe the amount, it is said, but all contribu tions will be entirely voluntary. New England.—A company has been organized to prospect for oil at this point as a result of findings reported by Mr. Coryell, a geologist who has been investigating conditions tending to point toward the striking of a satis factory flow. Minot.—A cache of 1,000 bottles of squirrel whiskey was recently un earthed by Chief of Police Dougherty In a gravel pit west of town. A num ber of burglars' tools were also found, and no one has yet appeared to claim the goods.- Bismarck.—Thf Red Cross service hut, which provided canteen conveni ences -for thousands of demobilized soldiers passing through here en route to their homes, has been closed owing to the virtual cessation of demobiliza tion work. The building is to be sold. Washburn.—New machinery is being installed In the Kugler mine, which is expected to produce a 400-ton daily yield when operated with two shifts of eight hours each. The mine was first opened on March 4 and now runs into the coal bed for a distance of 500 feet. Fargo.—Officials of the National Lutheran Council have been advised that $35,000 was raised in this state in its drive made last winter for funds to be used in reconstruction work. This sum more than doubled tjie allotment apportioned to the state. LaMoure.—The hearing of Pierce Egan, president of the State Bank of Jud, has been continued by stipulation until September 10. President Egan, together with Cashier E. H. Mann, is under arrest charged with Improper banking methods, which, It Is alleged, resulted in the virtual wrecking of the bank. Antelope.—Lieutenant Mark T. Yernholt, a former practicing physi cian here, has joined with others in the formation of a company In New York for the manufacture of an air cooling system for automobile engines. The device Is one of Dr. Vernholt's own Invention, nnd Is said to have had the endorsement of a number of auto mobile manufacturers. Elgin.—The posfofflce was one of ten buildings destroyed toy an early morning fire which started in a local pool hall, resulting in a. total l'oss of approximately $75,000. With a local waterworks system not yet ready for operation, the city was almost en tirely at the mercy of the flames ex cept for help which arrived from New Leipzig, Carson and from a Northern Pacific railroad ci$w which brought a water car into town. Walcott.—The door of Gol church as closed to over 200 people who sought admission to hear the adi delivered by Judge VanArnam Sill at the gathering held to do honor to 4:lSl-gS|: Kr. foul odor, fi"ed mmm mk COULD NOT SLEEP [Mr. SchlMiier li Misery Fna Kidney Cenpliiat Din's Gave Complete Relief. "Heavy work brought''on .my kidney complaint," says Wm. Schleusner, 6408 Suburban Ave., Wellston, Mo. "One morning when shoeing a horse I was taken with a sudden pain in my back and fell flat on the floor. If I had been hit with a trip ham mer, 1 couldn't have suf fered more. I stayed in the house for five weeks and the pain was wearing the life out of me. At times, I couldn't get a wink of sleep because of the misery and I had to get up every few moments to pass the secretions that ciSS* iLgK,y «°l«ed» of •—y with sandy sediment and terribly scalding. My bladder felt though it were afire. The pain brought stupor and a reeling sensation in my head the torture of it cannot be described. If I sot onto my feet I couldn't walk but felt diny and aU in a flutter and everything would turn black. My head ached so it seemed as though my eyes were being dragged out. I started using Doan't Kidney Pills and I was soon rid of all the trouble." Bubscribei and eworn to before me.. C. H. COGGESHALL, Notary Public. Oat Dsaam at Any Stsra, Me Bos DOAN'S VfJLV FOSTER-IULBURN CO, BUFFALO. N. Y. ffhileYouSleep with Cuticura AlldnsKlataiSwpS, Ointment 2B ft SOlTtltram X. Bunpleeuh ftc* at "(Minn, nayi. S, Never.be ashamed to show your re spect for honesty in whatever guise It may appear. Giant Apricot Tree. On the Muir fruit ranch, between Van Nuys and Lankershim, Is the largest -apricot tree in the world, In the opinion of J. W. Grimes, ai well known figure In the fruit Industry, who Inspected the arboreal giant last week, the Los Angeles Times said recently. It Is thirty-five years old. The tree, measured by Mr. Grimes and G. A. Huffaker, was found to be fifty-four and a half Inches in circum ference at a point two and a half feet from the ground. It Is twenty five feet high. Mr. Grimes la said to have visited almost every fruit-growing re gion In California and has made a spe cial study, of apricots. 11 jhrr.-j'i For further parUailan, apply to United Slates Grain Corporation Fargo Directory FRANK L. CAREY, 2nd Vie* President MINNEAPOLIS MINNESOTA Already Occupied. Harold and his mother had been on a Journey and on coming home stopped at -a hotel.' When they had retired they found the bed full of bedbugs. They summoned the landlady and asked her for another room, where upon she said: "Why, I didn't know there was a single bedbug here." "No," replied Harold, "they's all married and has got families."—Chicago American. Concrete Piling Best An English inventor's interlocking concrete piling, Is said to be stronger than sheet piling made of Wood. Our Idea of a pleasing conversation alist ,1a one who possesses the faculty ot making a long story short. The averAgfe man Is to be seen every where—except lri the mirror. V1 of North Dakota's service men h&ve filed their applications with Adjutant Gen-1 eral Fraser for shares in the dlstrib tlon of the state's bonus for soldlei sailors and marines who enlisted In the world", war. The which is designed to apply will of 18 years. I Efectrie Light ASHELMAN BROS, INC* Distribotan FARGO NORTH DAKOTA KODAKS era Solicited. Price* GQ »GP»C»*KN- FAFGO DITOO COMPACT. «08 FRONT ST., rARGO, NOKTH DAKOTA "W" Hotel 818*817 and 408*407 tk P. Kuroptaa PUm—Roomu 50 omtt to £1.80. WE BUY SCRAP IRON $0.00 per nit ten, t. o. b. Fargo (or country mixed. Fatgo Iron ud Metal Co., Fargo, N. D. Manchester Biscait Co., Mamfactama al BIO SIOUX AND M. B. C. BRANDS BISCUITS, CIUGKERS AND CAKES FARGO, NORTH DAKOTA Till Waldorf Hottl BUY FLOUR From U.S.Government The United States Grain Corporation ic prepared to divert from its purchases, and will sell Straight Wheat Flour (95%) in Carlots, in 140 pound Jute Sacks at $10 Per Barrel Delivered at any point west of the Illinois-Indiana State Line and West of the Mississippi River, but not in Pacific Coast territory. AMERICAN'AND EUROPEAN AND "P- MO MODERN ROOUB. KBXI.EK S BOni, Propr'B. FARGO, K. D. THE FIRST-NATIONAL BANK Established la 1878 rar«o, Msrth Dafcsta Colled States Depasltai* OapitaU Snrplas aat fiollts MKOIIMn. Tin oUsst bank in Wortti Dakota. Tin Radiator Shop 116 6th SL.IL FtfftN.IL Dalfola't Radiator Fating Tractor and Auto Radiator* Built and Repaired W. N. U., FARGO, NO. 35-19T9. Everybody Knew It. He is a very facetious young man who has paid court to a Hoosler school teacher for several years. Now he has formed the habit of often coming after her in 1ils machine, and while he waits for her he amuses himself by teasing the boys. Recently one of the boys re minded him of a promise be had made to take them riding. "Aren't you ever going to do it?" demanded the boy. "Oh, of course—some day," laughed the man. "Didn't you fellows know that I was a regular shark at putting off tilings?" The boy was provoked. "Yes, we know it, and so does Miss W—." He gave the other boys a significant look. "If you weren't that, we'd have a new teacher some day." Indianapolis News Going to Be Married. My husband and I went to a strange town to be married, and after we got off the car we asked a man the way to the courthouse. He told us where to turn after so many blocks and we started out and arrived at the jail. Wonder if he was married, too?—!hl cago Tribune. 8o That'a Why 8tream la Warm..... Headline—"Devil fishing In the Gulf stream." "Hope they catch the old boy.—Boston Transcript. All the world loves a winner—with the exception of the'loser. A secret ls something that a woman does not know.: Is a notorious knocker of ill-health! 7 ir f! 135 ti I Vf ^4 & sp I 1 s,K WsH I If" I N 4 -t .5 l* I 4 5 a *4, '4 tr"% Toy hi It contains the vital mineral elements and all the nutriment of? wheat and barleyi *.