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J- CHWHOLM, vice Pres. Director*: T. L. PUCK. The Pioneer Express. Merchants Bank of Pembina, flARKET REPORT. Furnished ly We learn that Dan Campbell of Car lisle has sold his farm and belongings to John McCaffrey for §4,000. Grace church, Episcopal, Sunday, December 24th, Christmas Eve., even song and sermon 7:30. Christmas Day, Christmas Communion, morning 9:30. The Pembina Episcopal church Sun day school will hold their Christmas tree in Reid Hall, St. Vincent on Christmas Day at 5 o'clock. Supper, presents and program. Tiii Cbri^tmri-- i"..-r of the War Cry is artistic and is Jul oi information as to Sr.lv ,t:on Anny nvt:. Buy a copy for yourself and to help the worthy cause it represents One of the ladies interested on the phone line rings us up and says, 'Give someoody a good scolding for ground ing the line so otten" —and— "that duty is hereby performed". A young man belonging to Calgaiy, who has been working on the Reid farm near St, Vincent, was taken to Winnipeg hospital on Wednesday for treatment for inflamation of the bowels. Carl Hjarlmarson, the victim of the charivari tragedy near Rosa Lake last week, died on the Thursday following. He was about 19 years old and a general favorite among the young tnen. The lime of the Presbyterian Christ mas entertainment is changed to Satur day evening, and the place is at Kittson Hall, at 7:30. They have a nice pro gram. Public invited. Collection. The:e will be a pigeon shoot at Emer son on Christmas day, commencing at one o'clock sharp.' A general invitation is extended to all lovers of the sport to be present. Rules of the Manitoba asso ciation will prevail. "Santa Claus Charm," a very pretty and musical cantata, is what the children of the M. E. Sunday school will give at Kittson Hall on Monday evening at 7:30. Admission for those outside of the school is 25 cents. Dr. Harris will leave after Christmas for Chicago where he expects to take a post graduate course in medicine. He will be gone some time and his place v. ill be supplied by a physician from St. Paul. The post office he-ie has been raised to the dignity of presidential office with a salary of 81,000 a year. As the advance ment of the office is based on the busi ness of the office, it shows incidentally prosperity for Pembina. Miss Rouse, a returned missionary from China, gave a very interesting talk at the M. E. church on Friday evening. Owing to other attractions on the same evening the audience was not as large as it otherwise would have been. E. E- Sparling was in the city this week as a representative of Santa Claus, for the Christmas tree entertainment in Joli ette school house to-morrow evening. The teacher, Miss Grace Parker, is hav ing the program in hand, and a pleasant time can be expected. The bank is putting in a new furnace The old one was quie a factor in break ing the former bank, it used so much j.-- coal. A good furnace is a joy forever, a bad one only tends la send men else where to look for a hot place—even to hades.. Mooney & Co. of Grand Forks willhave to help answer for the sins of omission and commission of the present ^arrangement ,, ll 5 PEMBINA, N. D. General Banking. Insurance, FARn LOANS. Conveyancing "V,v: Ctors, .1 ivmpt c.»'v s. a W. G. Lockwood, agent Monarch Elevator. Pembina. Friday Saturday Monday Tuesday ... Wednesday Thursday .., oi et Bt O O O 55 tH rH IN in 53 52 49 46 41 41 53 52 51 48 43 54 50 47 42 54 53 50 47 42 53 52 49 46 41 FRIDAY MORNING, DEC. 22, 1899. Local Wednesday and Thursday were as pretty days as could be fixed up. We hear that there is an effort to post pone the term of court set for Jan. 3rd. Santa Claus will have to come on heels if he has a heavy load this year. The members of the W. A. P. T. will meet wite Miss Nellie Parker Saturday evening at 7:30 o'clock. r,-'- C. CARR, Cashier. Plenty of Money, Reasonable Rates. NO DbLAY. Under anew order, when you attach a revenue stamp you not only cancel it by writing initials and date, but must cut three slits in the center reaching a quart er of an inch from each edge. Too many people buying old stamps and washing off the ink cancellation. Cavalier Masons beld public installa tion last evening with Supt. C. E. Jack son as installing officer. Bathgate Lodge holds its installation on the 27th. [. D. Winlaw of this city will act as installing officer and George McOuinn will assist in the musical program. Bob Burdette, commenting further on Senator Pettigrew's Woonsocket speech, said: "I once saw a Kentucky mare, beautiful as a dream, victor in a hundred races, suckling a mule colt. And I have no doubt sometimes that mule went hee hawing around the pasture, bawling that he was ashamed of his mother." The following officers" of the Degree of Honor were elected and installed on Wednesday evening of last week: Mrs. Full, P. C. H. Mrs. King, C. H. Mrs. Ryan, C. S. Mrs. Harris, Recorder Mrs. Keller, F. Mrs. Kemp, Receiver Gertie Felson, W. Mrs. Horr, I. W. Mrs. Mc Donald, O. W. Mrs. Full was elected delegate to the Grand Lodge to be held next June. When about seven miles out of Pem bina on his way to Neche last Sunday evening, Rev. W. J. Hall's horse tot fright at some animal standing in the edge of the woods, and bolted from the road overturning the buggy and damag ing it considerably. Fortunately Mr. Hall escaped with nothing worse than a severe shaking up and some bruises. Mr. Martineau drove him to Neche where he arrived too late for Sunday evening services. Mr. H. will conduct services here as usual next Sunday after noon. Marriage Licenses. Dec. 14th.—Oddur Sveinsson to Gudny Schram, both of Mountain. Dec. 16th.—Frederick J. Farrington to Katherine VanCamp, both of St. Thomas. Dec. 16th.—Robert Henry Hoffman to Ella Gertrude Fraser, both of Walhalla. Dec. 18tli. —Alexander Park Clerihew, of Oak Bluft, Manitoba, to Maggie Dickie of Giasstori. Not the Fact, Mr. Armstrong of Pembina, was in the city Thursday, sounding our citizens on the electric light question. Mr. Arm strong says he got considerable encour agement and that he will in all probabili ty move his plant to Hallock. Good move Mr. Armstrong.—Hallock News. Mr. Armstrong lives in St. Vincent and has no connection whatever with the electric light plant in Pembina. Mr. Rus sell, the proprietor, informs us that he will remain at the business here as long as he can make a good living from it. Masonic Installation. The Masonic installation on Friday evening was a very pleasant and enjoy able event. At an early hour the hall was filled to its utmost capacity, a ma jority of those present being inelligible as members of the order owing to their sex, but who seemed to be willing to catch on to all that they could of the dark mysteries and goings on of the more privileged sons of Adam. Past Grand Master McDonald of Grafton as installing officer performed his part with dignity and grace and duly installed the officers elect, whose names we have already published, into their respective positions. A short musical and literary program was then rendered. Mr. McQuinn, Mr. Cargill, Miss Lulu Nelson, Miss West, and the Short Orchestra giving musical numbers. Mr. H. C. Carr a recitation, Messrs Hall, Dingle and McDonald brief addresses. Then came refreshments, and-the way coffee, sandwiches, turkey, cakes and fruit disappeared was sufficient in itself to show the appreciation of the visitors, and everybody said, "it was just splendid." Quite a number of Emerson brethren visited, and were, as always, very welcome. Good Things for Christmas Din ner at Kemp's. Celery, fresh lettuce, new radishes, new onions, all fruits in market, candies, nuts, cider, all vegetables. Evergreen and holly for decorations. KEMP'S. KEMP'S. KEMP'S. 2E3soulapius cures that awful pain called headache. 25c at the drug store. H. W. Barker's Iron Compound cures sore throat, coughs and colds. 50 cents at the drug store. Died. CLARK—At Cavalier, N.- D., "Sunday, Dec 10, 1889, of consumption, Mrs. Flora Clark, wife of Ira D. Clark aged 31 years. Flora McMaster was born near Guelph, Ontario. She was the daughter of James McMaster, who lives near Backoo. She leaves a husband and three children in Cavalier, besides two brothers, Archi bald and Henry McMaster and father, James McMaster, living at ftackoo. MYHRE—At her home in Leyden, on Dec. 15th, 1899, at 2:30 p. m., Rosy Christina, beloved wife of John P. Myhre, aged 21 years and 2 mont.\s. Personals. Louis Keena of Hamilton was in the city yesterday. Amos DeLisle has gone to Duluth to spend the holidays. Messrs McGlashan and Ed Chase are going to Ontario for a visit this winter. W. J. Kneeshaw expects to go to Langdon on Ihe 27th to attend to court business there. Ben Wheeler, now of Manitoba, was around town this week shaking hands with old friends. The Mountaineer says John Mager and George DeLisle are going for a pleasure trip to the Pacific coast pretty soon. Editor Farrer of the Wahpeton Globe made us a fraternal call on Wednesday. He was looking after some insurance business. Mr. Spencer Douglas of Bowesmont and F. Douglas of St. Thomas are ex pected at the home of W. Douglas on Christmas. J. G. Sonderman was called to St Paul yesterday to attend the funeral of his brother-in-law Charles W. Oertel, aged 77 years. Dr. Brennan is "up stairs" this week and will remain in town over Christmas. J. G. T. Colley of Drayton was a visitor in town" on Tuesday. Ex-sheriff Truemner, Attorney Bryn jolfson, Levi Bechtel and Mr. Well of Cavalier were in the city on Monday on business in the probate court. We learn that Mr. O'Grady, whose office on the St. Vincent customs force was lately abolished,- has secured an appointment at another point. Ne!s Swanson of Hallock and Thos. Hunter of St. Vincent have bought out McGlashan and Smith and will run the booze business at St. Vincent the ensuing year. Mr. John Halcrow ofBowesmont made us a pleasant call on Monday. He was on his way home after filling the pulpit at the Methodist church at Emerson the previous day in the absence of Rev. Mr. Crux. The following people of this locality spend the next two or three months among old Ontario scenes: W. D. Storms, M. D. Asselstine, J. D. Mc Cauley, J. H. Emerson and Otto Volrath. All these and their respective wives. May they have an enjoyable visit. Victor Clow of Humboldt, Mc Cauley of Joliette, who have been at Hamline, Tom Chisholm and Sid Ward well, who have been at Grand Forks U, Birdie Wardwell, who has been teaching at Neilsville, Minnesota, Violet Keller, who has been at Winnipeg at school, are among the expected arrivals on the trains tomorrow. We find the signatures of the following county people on the hotel registers this week: Winchester House.—C. E. Briggs, Ner. Thomas, Bruce Mrs. Jos. Pariseau, Joliette J. G. Colley, Drayton C. D. Large, W. Quigley, B. James, R. Grandy, George Taylor, S. G. Sigfusson, Bathgate. Pembina House.—J. Blais, C. H. Hart, W. J. Harper, E. E. Sparling, Joliette Geo. Ray, James McConnel, Jas. Dickie, Glasston Wm. Fraser, St. Thomas Geo. H. Switzer and daughter, Bowesmont T. A. Corbett, S. Geroux, Neche. Weather for November. Clear days 10, partly cloudy 2, cloudy 18, precipitation .35, maximum tempera ture 60, minimum temperature 12. The warmest November known since records have been kept. W. C. SHORT, Observer. We would like to call the attention our readers to a beautiful new Two-Step sent us, called "Side by Side," by H. Sanders. The publishers, The Groene Music Pub. Co., 32 E. Fifth Street, Cin cinnati, O., wish to introduce it, and offer the same for piano or organ, band, or chestra, violin or mandolin, for only 20c, in silver or stamps. They expect a large sale on the same, and from the looks of the copy sent us, we are sure it will be come very popular. The Companion's New Calendar. Every new subscriber to the 1900 vol ume of The Youth's Companion will re ceive a beautiful calendar. The calen dars given by the Companion to its friends are famous for their delicacy of design and richness of coloring. -That for 1900 will surpass any one of former years. It is the last calendar of the cen tury and the publishers have endeavored to make it the most beautiful one. Those who subscribe now will receive not only the calendar as a gift but also all this year's November and December issues of the paper from the time of subscription. Insure in an old, reliable company, the St Paul Fire and Marine, and if loss occurs, the pay will come. G. W. RYAN. LOCAL WANTS. Sorap iron Wanted, Farmers, bring in your scrap iron, copper, brass, etc., I want it and will pay good prices. F. S. CHENEY. Teaoher Wanted. Holding second grade certificate, for a teqn of three months, commencing Jan uary 2nd, 1900, for school district No. 9, Carlisle, N. D. Address, stating salary wanted. Jos. O'HARA, Clerk, Carlisle, N. D. At ood and useful present to your wife or best girl would be a Wheeler & Wilson sewing machine. G. G. Thomp son has a large stock on hand to select from. Wyandotter. Pure silver-lace, Wyandotter cock erels. Cheap if taken soon. JOHN C. JOHNSON, Hyde Park, 16 tf N. Dak. A. H. Anderson, the photographer, will be at his studio, above the drug store, Pembina, on the 1st and 3rd Mon days and Tuesdays of each month. A Good Stock Farm. One-half section, timber, prairie, water, no buildings and but little breaking. Four miles from Pembina. For sale cheap on easy terms. F. C. MYRICK, tf Pembina. To Cure a Cold in one Day Take LAXATIVE BROMO QUININE TABLETS. All druggists refund tlie money if it fails to cure. E. W. GROVE'S signature is on each box. 25c. To Cure a Cold in one Day. Take Warner's White Wine of Tar Syrup, the best cough remedy on earth. 25 and 50 cents, T. R. Shaw, druggist. A Frightful Blunder. Will often cause a horrible burn, scald, cut or bruise. Bucklen's Arnica Salve, the best in the world, will kill the pain and promptly heal it. Cures old sores, fever sores, ulcers, boils, felons, corns, all skin eruptions. Best pile cure on earth. Only 25c a box. Cure guaranteeed. Sold by T. R. Shaw, druggist. The Minneapolis Twice-a-week Farm er's Tribune is not an agricultural paper. It is a newspaper similar in size and make-up the Daily Tribune. It is called the "Farmer's Tribune" because it is made up for persons who for want of time, mail facilities or price, cannot avail themselves of a daily paper. The Fann er's Tribune is given iree with this paper for paid in advance subscriptions. 20-25 That Throbbing Headache. Would quickly leave you, if you used Dr. King's New Life Pills. Thousands of sufferers have proved their matchless merit for sick and nervous headaches. They make pure blood and strong nerves and build up your health. Easy to take, try them. Only 25c. Money back if not cured. Sold at Shaw's drug store. Spain's Greatest Need. Mr. R. P. Olivia, of Barcelona, Spain, spends his winters at Aiken, S. C. Weak nerves had caused severe pains inj the back of his head. On using Electric Bitters, America's greatest Blood and Nerve Remedy, all pain" soon left him. He says this grand medicine is what [his country needs. All America knows that it cures liver and kidney trouble, purifies the blood, tones up the stomach, streng thens the nerves, puts vim, vigor and new life into every mucle, nerve and or gan of the body. If weak, tired or ail ing you need it. Every bottle guaran teed, only 50cents. Sold by T. R. Shaw, druggist. Canadian Excursions At Hand. Attention is again called to the Can adian Excursions which the Northern Pacific is offering the people in this va cinity to enable them to visit there homes and friends in eastern Canada. Both the farmer and the merchant have money this year and it is expected therefore that there will he a large movement to eastern Canada this season. The rate of 840.00 for the round trip is exceedingly low and when you consider that it comes but once a year and that it enables you to renew again your aquaintances with familiar places and loved faces, it does not require much consideration to de cide that the trip shall be made. My son has been troubled for years with chronic diarrhoea. Sometime ago I persuaded him to take some of Cham berlain's Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy. After using two bottles of the 25 cent size he was cured. I give this testimonial, hoping some one similarly afflicted may read it and be benefited.— THOMAS C. BOWER, Glencoe. O. For sale at the drug store. 21-25 The best and cheapest school to attend is the Northwestern Normal College at Grand Forks, North Dakota. The only college in the northwest teaching actual business book-keeping, shorthand and typewriting, telegraphy and all of the common English branches. Good board at 82 per week. Write for catalogue and circulars. As a cure for rheumatism Chamber lain's Pain Balm is gaining a wide repu tation. D. B. Johnson of Richmond, Ind., has been troubled with that ailment since 1882. In speaking of it he says: "I never found anything that would re lieve me until I used Chamberlain's Pain Balm. It acts like magic with me. My foot was swolfen and paining me very much, but one good application of Pain Balm relieved me. For sale at the drug store. 21-25 BEGINS TO-DAY. 1 FRIDAY, DECEMBER 15th And continuing until December 31st, during which time we will sell Hen's Pants half off. Men's Suits a fourth off. Boys' Pants a third off. Boys' Suits a fourth off. All at spot cash and no goods charged at these prices. Here's an elegant chance to make your self, or somebody else a Christmas present. Our stock was never so good at this time of the year. We take no back seat on other lines of Holiday Goods, You csn find most any thing yon want at of all kinds, on display at our store- This weather is discouraging! |to the stove dealer. We have an ,assortment of new. and a few' secondhand heating stoves that will go at your own price. If yoi^ need one come now. F. S. CHENEY, Pembina. amwmmimtm Annual Clearance. Ladies'Jackets a fourth off. Ladies' Caps a fourth off. Overcoats a fourth off.