"the place to. do business jsj
•at home, when you can do*
£as well or better. You will®
^probably need to renew your*
•farm loan this year or per-T
Jhaps make anew one.
We did business with*
•the most business-like farm-*
*ers in this corner last year*
•and they are satisfied.
Drop into the Bank*
•when you are in Pembinai
•and let us figure with you.
FRIDAY MORNING, OCT. 12, 1900.
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Free With The Pioneer Express
The New York Tribune.
The Twice-a-week Minneapolis Tribune.
St. Vincent fair to-day.
Don't miss !'A Celebrated Case'
theatrical event of the season.
W'l.i .U.Vf A
'Go over to St. Vincent this afternoon,
see the fair and hear the speeches.
M"?. Rosa Kain
Mrs. F. C. Myrick entertained a large
number of lady friends at her residence
Don't miss Lloyd & Gay "A Celebrat
ed Case" at Kittson Hall oh Wednesday
night, October 17th.
The D. of H. meets for practice of
ritualistic work next Wednesday even
ing. All members desired.
Rev. J. A. Sigurdssson witl hold ser
vices in the Icelandic Lutheran church
Sunday morning at 11 o'clock.
A big, finely illustrated edition of this
week's Winnipeg Free Press gives a lot
of information about the
The Emerson fair came off last Friday
as advertised, but owing to the rain and
bad roads the attendance was not up to
Judge Conmy of Pembina was intro
ducing Judge Spencer of Grafton to
Pembina voters on Wednesday. "Judge
not" and "be not judge."
Yesterday's Pioneer Press announces
the serious illness of Hon. Nathan Myrick
of St. Paul, uncle of F. C. Myrick and
well known in this city.
Gillis Leifur moved on Wednesday to
the new residence on the former site of
the Presbyterian church, which he has
purchased from Mr. Switzer.
The Winchester House is undergoing
considerable needed repairs, and is re
ceiving good patronage under the care
of Landlord Buie and his manager "Bob"
Politics are also hot in Manitoba. Any
one who is disappointed at results here
on election day can perhaps still find
comfort over there for they vote the day
after, November 7th.
At last the weather seems to have
cleared off and it is more like a real
North Dakota autumn, and everybody,
including the farmers and threshers, are
miking the most of it.
"A Celebrated Case" interpreted by
William Lloyd and Chas. Gay, together
with a carefully selected company of
metropolitan players, will be seen at
Kittson Hall for one night only, Oct 17,
To-day is the last day of the Kittson
County Fair at St Vincent. Our neigh
bors over there always have a good dis
play and treat their visitors hospitably.
The Pembina band will be in attendance.
Prosperity struck the employes of the
court house Mend iy A daughter ar
rived at tiit rcbiuc.-ce of Deputy Auditor
Thorwaldson and also at Deputy Clerk
Peterson's, Monday. All are
TheJPresbyterians are placing a neat
'fence around their church and manse
property. They expect to paint in the
near future- and then the Presbyterian
sooner will look as nice as anybody's.
Eflorti are being made to raise a fund
sufficient to place a new foundation
under the Methodist church and put in
furnace, and sufficient funds are already
subscribed to make the matter a success.
The cost is estimated at 9200.
This Friday afternoon, at St. Vincent
Fair, "between trains" Hon. S. G. Com'
stock, of Moorhead, ex-congressman,
and Hon. Mr. Berryhill, of St. Paul, will
give political addresses to the voters.
Both are said to be excellent speakers.
All relatives by blood or marriage of
the membership of the A. O. U. W. are
elligible to membership in the Degree of
Honor. The D. of H. besiJes its splen
did social and fraternal features gives life
insurauce to its members.,
James Vanworth, ol Emerson, came in
from the Roseau river country the first of
the week and reports the river five miles
wide in many places, and the country
generally flooded. He says the thous
ands of tons of hay put up there is a total
loss, and in many cases the stacks have
Customs Officer Harvey's horse start
ed for home on a pretty rapid gait on
Tuesday from the post office, with only
his little boy driving. Mr. Harvey was
knocked down while attempting to stop
the horse, but the little fellow held the
lines and arrived at Home all right and
no harm done to anybody.
We notice among the appointments of
Northern Minnesota Conference which
met this week at Crokston, Rev. Mr.
Swinnerton was returned to the St. Vin
cent charge and Rev. W. E. Loomis,
formerly of this city, was appointed to a
church in Duluth, and Rev. C. B. Bre
count goes to Fergus Falls.
Archie McDonald has two unique
ballots framed and hung up in his black
smith shop. They are intended particu
larly for the use of mugwumps of both
political parties. While they will not be
certified to the county auditor, yet the
names can be applied by stickers or
writing. It is a great list, particularly the
names under "For Supreme Judges of
The Red river is now two or three feet
higher than at any previous time this
year and is still rising quite rapidly. At
its present stage with ll.e sloping banks
covered with verdure and the leaves of
the trees, in their wealth of autumn
colors, it is a very beautiful stream. A
party of young folks were out yesterday
afternoon in the gasoline launch enjoy
Hon. John D. Wallace has thV. advant
age of his opponent for the office of
county Judge in the fact that he is one of
the first settlers ol the county and has
been more or less in public life ever since
that time. He is therefore well known
to all the voters as a man of honesty,
ability and business experience, all of
which are essential qualifications for' the
office tofr wfafch he aspires.
Paul Williams, county auditor, came in
from a canvassing trip on Wednesday
evening and reports a successful trip
notwithstanding bad roads and weather,
and that everything looks bright for re
publican success all along the line. Mr.
Williams is making as thorough canvas
as his official duties will allow and is
very popular, especially in the western
part of the county. At his election two
years ago he got all the votes in his own
township except one—and it is said that
was his own.
Messrs. Scott & Johnson, lawyers, is
the name of the new firm that will en
gage in business at this place. They
have rented the front part of the build
ing formerly occupied by Mr. Dunbar as
a bakery, and will have same fitted up in
good shape. The firm comes here from
Drayton, N. D., where they practiced
law during the past year. Mr. Johnson,
the junior member of the firm, is well
and favorably known in this vicinity,
having clerked for Dure & Son about
five years ago. We wish the new firm
From San Francisco to Cherubusco
and Cherubusco to Montreal, Montreal
to Niagara Falls, Niagara Falls to Kala
mazoo and Kalamazoo to Timbuctoo
and so forth,is quite a distance, but when
you can go that distance for 25 cents and
stop off and eat sandwiches and coffee
and stop at another place and eat ice
cream and cake, you're doing pretty
well aren't you? And if you don't like
the scenery or the refreshments you will
be returned home free. At the residence
of Charles Full, Friday evening, Oct
19th, you'll get all this and more.
The biggest attraction of the. season
will be Lloyd & Gay's mammoth scenic
production of that powerful military
drama "A Celebrated Case." The plot
of the story is a unique and most inter
esting one, while the presentation by the
Lloyd & Gay Company is nothing short
of a perfectly correct and artistic one.
The scenery used is all special, the cos
tuming historically correct while the
company is one carefully selected and of
ability. The price for this occasion will
be 25, 50 and 75 cents. Get your seats
reserved «t once. *v
Bulk ojpters at Kemp's by N. P. Ix
H. W.Barkers Iron Compound makes
weak people strong. SO cento at the
drug store. -j. iy
The will of Dr. Musgrove,
by suicide or accidental drowning. was
mentioned in t)iis papdr several months
•fo, is b^ing contested by the r^latives.
Dr. Musgrove leftpropertystatedto be
worth •80,000 rfnrf willed Hall except
some small bequests to ifrs. O. E.
Sauter, wife of Judge Sauter, and naming
Judge Sauter executor. The contest is
based on the grounds of unsound mind
and undue influence. A large array of
eminent counsel has been engaged on
either side and it will doubtless be one of
the most noted cases in the history of
North Dakota cases.
The reporter "done disrememtiered1
all about the Episcopal carnival concert
of the previous week, which for its unique
features was well worthy the space of an
item. The program consisted of a series
of tableau-like scenes, one br -two
actors in each. The actors, were usually
dressed in fancy or historic costumes,
and masked, and sang, recited, whistled,
danced or played some instrument for a
short time and retired. The audience
held cards and guessed the identity of
the actors. Miss Alice Thompson was
awarded the prize, she being the lucky
one of the seven who guessed all correct
ly. Elegant refreshments were served
afterwards and the proceeds were about
$27 for the benefit of the church.
We are pleased to note the nomination
of our old friend, Geo. Martin," of St.
Thomas, as the candidate for superin
tendent of schools on the republican
ticket of Pembina county. We knew Mr.
Martin when he was superintendent of
Towner county and principal of the Can
do schools, and we know from observa
tion that his work was of a high class
then. His influence in state educational
matters has always been pronounced,
and his principalship of the St. Thomas
schools has added to his reputation as an
educator. Pembina county will have a
wqrthy Successor to C. E. Jackson, the
press, Milton Elford says, gives but a
faint impression of the actual conditions
as they existed, as they were beyond de
scription. *A'great-improvement has al
ready been effected in the situation and
the havoc wrought by the storm is grow
ing less noticeable each day, but traces
of the disaster will remain noticeable to
the eye for years to come and will never
lade from the memory of those who went
through the terrible ordeal.—Grand
Under the present law, you cannot
vote' unless you area full citizen. If you
have not taken out' your full citizen's"
papers do not neglect to do so before the
election. You may take out your full
.citizen's' papers if you have resided with
in the United States for the five years last
past and in the state for the one year last
past, and have taken out your declara
tion papers at least two years previous.
If you were under eighteen years Of
age when you came to the United States
and resided here continuously until you
became twenty-one years of age, and
have resided here continuously for the
five years last past and in the state for
the one year last past, you may take out
both citizen's papers at the same time.
These conditions must be proven by two
You must have resided the United
States for the five years last past and in
the state for the one year last past in
order to take out yoir full citizen's
papers. If you were under twenty-one
years of age when your parents became
full citizens, you area full citizen by vir
tue of their citizenship.
Hon. O. E. Sauter, district judge, will
be in Pembina and issue citizen's papers
on Monday, October 29th.
W. Truemner has severed his connec
tion with Ben Taylor's barber shop in
this city and returned to his home in
John Kerr, of Tyner, who has been
visiting at Emerson, stopped over so as
to attend the rally on Tuesday. Thos.
veteran superintendent who has probably 'together with some inspiring music and
done more to mould the educational by eight o'clock the hall was completely
sentiment of the state than any other filled as to seating space, those who
Milton Elford passed through the city
this morning en route from Galveston to
Neche with the remains of his father, who
was one of the victims of the Galveston
flood. He was met here by John Hutton
of NtIio, whos* vv'fe isn daughter of
deceased aiso. Tiie mnains will be in-
dij and" left f«i the-aftern^^'.
future home at
Dowker auumes, thedutieaofstatfoft
President Cargill of the Victoria
vator Company Sundayed in Pembina.
He came up to look over some improve
ments suggested by their' agent Mr.
Roadhouse, 'and ordered same done.
Aiiiong other tilings the engine house is
being enlarged to double its former sue.
Mrs. H. W. Purdy and daughter Miss
Kate Purdy, returned last week from a
summer visit with relative# and friends in
Ontario. The ladies left last May in
time to attend the wedding of a relative
and went by the lake route returning by
the C. P. R. Mrs. Purdy lias four sisters
living in Ontario aud has much enjoyed,
Dick and Tod Weeks, pf Carlisle,. left
week ago'Tuesday to visit Washington.
They have friends near Oregon City
who want them to comet out there and
live, so they have gone to investigate.
We hope the boys will have a pleasant
trip, and will come home again to stay.
They are too good people for Pembina
county to spare. Two Moffit brothers,of
Carlisle, accompanied them the latter do
not expect to return.
Messrs. Robert Thexton and W. J.
Alexander made us a pleasant call on
Saturday. We piloted them over to the.
blacksmith shop and left them reading
Archie's ballots, wondering what they
had run up against now. Mr. Alex
ander has an excellent record as a teach
er while Mr. Thexton is well known as a
prosperous and progressive farmer and
the PIONEER EXPRESS wishes them every
success—in their present vocations.
The Republican Rally.
The republican rally at Kittson Hall
on Tuesday evening was a grand success
in every way. The Pembina Cornet
Band kindly consented to call thr people
came after being compelled to stand.
The attendance was peetiliar, in that
ladies formed about as large a propor
tion of the audience as would be seen at
any other sort of entertainment, while
democrats and republicans were there
without apparent reference to partizan-
A.KI »r-':iueu:a!iy, ve m.iy siy
terred in the cemetery at Wal.ialla. The p[e ik0 ium out with but little reference to
scenes of horror that have reported from
time to time through the columns of the
d^racteristic ol Pembina peu-
sex or party and give any speaker on
political issues a respectful and attentive
hearing. The two speakers, together
talked from 8:15 to 11 p. m. and during
that long period not a sign of restless
ness or. weariness" was shown in the'
The first speaker was Hon. B, F.
Spalding, our one Norih Dakota repre
sentative to congress. iMr. Spalding is ft
clear, argumentative, interesting speaker
he .deals'With facts and draws logical
statements from positive premises." He
spoke over orte hour on general topics
and towards the close gave yery manly
and .convincing reasons why republicans
should rally Jo the support ofHon.Thos.
F. Marshall as a candidate for his place.
H& -explained, that owing to the dis
franchisement of the negro and the .eftect
of the Goebel lawin Kentucky, that, cer
tain southern districts now represented
by republicans would certainly become
democratic, and therefore in any event
the house of representatives wbuld per
haps be close therefore without refer
ence to his own or any person's personal
ambition or disappointment it was
party and patriotic duty to see that the
lower housie of congress would still have
the power to hold up'the hands ol Presi
dent McKinley in settling the questions
of the Spanish war, and to keep this
country moving onward in the path pf
Mr. Robert A. Kelly of New York was
the next speaker and in manner and
style is considerable of a contrast to his
predecessor. Mr. Kelly was formerly a
democrat, a member of the Tammany
Society of New York, and he discussed
the political issues largely from the stand
point of a gold democrat, which however
he claims to be equivalent to being a re
publican at this election. Mr. Kelly is
lively, entertaining and kept the atten
tion of his audience unabated until the
electric lights gave their warning at 11
Brown and other Emersonians also came I alarmed on account of croup. It is quick
over to see how the Yankees run elec-1 ly cured by One Minute Cough Cure,
tion rallies. which children like to take.
From here Mr. Kelly left for Neche,
via Morris, where he was billed to speak
on Wednesday evening, while Mr. Spald
ing went south to speak at Grand Forks
on the same evening.
This is the season when mothers are
Ask your neighbors about it They will tell you
that there is none better. Heaters and Cookers, at
and Winter CIo- |j
for men and boys. I!
The John u. Miller & Co. kind
Duck Coats, Mackinaws.
Campaign Hats & Caps, j:
Flowering: Bulbs for
Tk*a»alna all MrMi
A word to'the wise is sufficient. All we havejto say is our line is ibe
Garland, you know the rest. Garland Steel Ranges have been manu
factured for over twenty-five years and weigh one-third more than some
of the cheap so-called steel ranges made to last for one or two years.
Wi have 1b offer one $65.00 Range at J55 cash.
OM $45.00 Rang! at $30.00.
Our tin shop is running full blast. Stove and sheet
iron work a specialty* either at the shop or at your home.
Save your money by lettlqg us supply you with
your needs in Hardware, Groceries, Dry Goods, Boots and
Shoes. *i tter and .Eggs wanted.
Yours for your business.
We have just put on our
floor a full line of the fam.:
ous Garland Stoves, consist
ing jof steel ranges, cooks,
double heaters, round
air tights and box stoves.
ELECTRIC LIGHT WORKS.
F. S. CHENEY.
Steam Boiler, Engine and Jta
chine repairing. Bolters reflued
a specialty. Pipe fittinfc and
supplies. General Blacksmlthtng
-Agents for Noble Refining Co.
Oils ?nd presses.Ffcd grftidin*
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