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'J- i' piii |j -1 mi Mn Svbacrlptloa Rates and Terms. The PiONBBK BZPKBSA sent only on he dltefct order of eubacribera. and is continued until ordered stopped and all arrearages paid. Entered at the postofflce at Pembina as second class mail matter. Mrs. Jonina Haagord of Gardar was brought in this week for examination by the board of insanity. The Holiday week has been quite pleasant with occasional cold snaps and a few small snow storms. The skating rink is proving very popular with the young people. The new roof is going on this week. A meeting of the active members of the Study Club is called at the home of Mrs A. Short for Monday evening, at 8 o'clock. The Fargo Forum's "Twenty years ago column" notes that Senator Pierce introduced a bill for a bridge across the Red river at Drayton. Did you buy your ticket to the Fire men's ball for Friday night? No matter whether you dance or not this is a case where you should help pay the fiddler. niimmmmmnmnnniif mumimuMi The (ate of subscription is alike to allT SJBO per year. Subscribers paying in ad vance have the choice of several premium papers in addition. "Sample" or "marked copies" are sent aa complimentary only, and while we de sire them to be considered as invitations to subscribe, they will not be continued except upon request. The PXONBBK EXPXESS is the best ad veeMsing medium iu the county, having a more general circulation than any Other paper. Card of rates sent on ap plication. MARKET REPORT. Furnished by Me Dougall •sent Amenia Elevator Co. Friday Saturday Monday TtieBda'* Wednesday.... Thursday. County officers tak their positions on the first Monday of January but this year as the first Mondny is a legal holiday the old officials hold over one additional day. The people along the Walhalla branch of the Great Northern are trying to get their train schedule reversed so as the train shall go south in the morning and north in the afternoon. George Flath wbo used to live at St., Thomas years ago, and later at Grand Forks and who was confined in an asylum in Canada for a brief period sued for damages for false imprison ment but lost his case. The ukids depart on Monday next mostly. They have been a veiy solemn crowd since their arrival having been called upon to officiate as pall bearers &t several funerals occasioned by the sud dea deaths of many turkeys—and such. George Bently ana Eddie Delisle of Del isle Sask., are visiting friends in this city nnd about the county. The boys were raised here and it is the first visit back since their folks moved to Saskat chewan. The Whist Club wa* entertained by Mr. and Mrs. R. Aylen last Tuesday evening, the occasion being a most enjoyable one. The decorations of Christmas bdLs and greens, were in ke ping with the holiday season. Eleven games were played, Mrs. La Moure's score alone showing eveiy game won. Mrs. Feld man holding undisputed right to (he consolation prize. The sales at Full's store which have been goinu on tor the List three weeks elose' on S turdiiy. tt takes the manwko wants a safe place to jfce^ hie nMM^^h&ehe ca» lewveit and know that he I jean get it when needed, and the "man who wants to borrow money, to make a bank. We invite all who have any kind of banking business to transact, to call and investigate our terms and facilities. Merchants Bank of Pembina 3 89 89 89 89 89 91 87 84 84 84 84 84 79 79 79 79 79 31 75 75 75 75 75 77 87 87 89 Barley new, 65 Oats 26, Flax 2.18 Happy New Year. School begins again on Tuesday. The new county board meet Tuesday next. City Council, regular meeting on Tuesday evening. The drain board was in session the first of the week. Mr. Full rep ,rts •rsiNy suiiriaeioiy results and succewx. Tfi ""t!1' 1 uj.k "f th» stock of dry ami si.ch im« has been dispo.sed fie re ili ri. .urns a considerable bal aitC• wiiiuu he v. ill e.iose ai a correspond ingly low prie.' 'ihegfoery stock will up until the rest of the goods imiuid We learn with regret of the death of Mrs. John Truemner of Cavalier oil Tuesday of this week. It was bnly last week thftt we chronicled the death of her daughter Mre. Levisa French. We hear that the death of Mrs. Truemner was quite sudden and caused by typhoid fever, which was also the cause of the death of Mrs. French. Many friends will sympathise with the be reaved husband and relatives in this double affliction. Everything is in readiness for the annual Firemen's ball for this evening, and no doubt the crowd will be one of the swellest that has ever attended this annual gathering. The hall is appro priately decorated and the refreshments include over a dozen turkeys, besides choice ham, in the meat line, and cakes and salads in unlimited quantity. The gallery has been especially prepared for spectators, and the noisy element which usually hold forth in the gallery are barred. President Bull of the Midland rail way told the Fargo Forum last week that the Midland would continue build ing in North Dakota next season whether other roads went on or not. He also said that the Midland was an entirely independent road which event ually would run from Winnipeg to Galveston. He claimed also that it would be a benefit to all the roads which it crossed by helping to eqaalize rates as it tapped all the east and west lines that are rivals and competitors of each other. Sophia Burke, who has been a county charge lor some years, is now in the care of the sheriff, and has some signs of aberration of mind. The proper disposi tion of this woman has been for a consid erable time a perplexing question to the county board. Owing to her character, or rather want of it, and her disposition, Bhe is not a desireable boarder and now she is top old and helpless to care for herself properly or safely. The insane asylum would be a good place for her, provided she is insane, though probably it is rather the weakness of senility that ails her. Geo. D. Full will leave on Monday for San Francisco. From there he expects to go to Vancouver and then take boat to Prince Eupert where he was engaged iu business last summer, He says that they are waiting for the advent of the Grand Trunk at that embryo city with a good deal of anxiety, as at the present thera the most of the business enterpris es are based on the arrival of the trains, though they have already a pretty large trade in the salmon and other fisheries and in the lumber business. The rail road is expected a year from this sum mer. E. M. Newell returned from Winnipeg Friday after placing an order for two hundred dozen hoes with one of the lea ding hoi sale bouses there, and he left on Saturday for Cincinnati, Ohio to com plete arrangements to have them manu factured. After arrangements are per fected there he will go on to Hamilton, Ontario, the head office of the Winnipeg concern he contracted with, where he expects to book a larg order than the one received in Winnipeg. This will close all th Canadian territory for one year. Several large wholsale concerns in the east are expected to handle the entire production for the Amer can ter ritory. Ths hoe is an adjustable one, which can be used in many ways and is much superior to any other on the market, and Mr. Newell evidently has struck a good thing. Albert Louzon met with quite a seri ous and painful accident on Friday last while acting as Santa Claus atone of the Christmas trees at the public schools. There were lighted candles on the trees and n^hile turning from it to deliver a present his costume calight fire and in an instant he was nearly enveloped in flame The little fellow did not know wnat to do and turned to run home. Mr. Scott, happening to be present, caught him and rolled him in the snow just as he emerged from 'the building, extin guishing the flames but not until he was slightly burned about the face and neck an', badly burned on the hands. He was taken home at once and Dr. James administered to bis wounds. The backs of ioth hands were burned to blisters. Wuile the wounds are very painful tliey are not serious, but will leave scars for life probably. It was fortunte, under the circumstances that he was not more teriously injured.—Pink Paper I have two horses for sale, yoiir pick Mr. Walter Welfotdhaa raacwneataforataUcfrom jbi tewr," that disease that has been so latal taao, many horses in this seotion of the country. Every horse owner bhoold -tm present. The lecture will be held' at the-,Citjr hall on. Saturday, Deo. 31st at S:30 p. m. Social Corner George McConnachie is home from the dentfl school at Chicago. Miss Pearl Aa6elsf$ne of Joliette visited with Miss McConnachie thi* week.1 Miss Birdie Adair of Lisbon is a glfeet at the residence of Judge Kneeshaw. Miss Pauline Thorwaldson spent the holiday season with her relatives at Akra. Hector Branchaud of Cavalier is spending his vacation with his home folks. Miss Rose Kochendorfer of the Cav alier' city schools came home for Christmas. Sam ArdieS who does all the hard work of the Drayton Echo was at home for Christmas. Miss Faith Grinnel of Grand Forks has been a guest at the home of Judge Conmy this week. Miss Vinnie Full returned from Pills bury Academy end will remain at home for the present. Mr. and Mrs. T. L. Gilroy of Drayton were guests of Judge and Mrs. Knee shaw on Monday. Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Frirbairn of Win nipeg spent Christmas holidays at their parental home in Pembina. Miss Lucille Switzer, who is teaching in the Grand Forks city schools is spending her vacation at home. Miss Maud, Gill leaves Monday for Bowbells where she is engaged it^ the office of the register of deeds. Mrs. Dr Lemery of Inkster and the two babies were a welcome addition to the Full household for the holidays. Harry King who is with the Grand Forks Mercantile Co. has been spending the holiday season with his parents here. Mrs. T. R. Shaw is visiting with Mrs, Kabernagle at Mayville. Miss Grace Eyford who was here for the holidays accompanied lier. Ed Conmy, .who is employed in the law firm of Ball,Watson, Young, & Law rence, of Fargo, spent Christmas with his folks in Pembina. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Noltie of St, Vincent, left for a two months visit to relatives ,in and around Billings Montana, on Friday last. Misses Isabel and Laura Douglas were.^mong the home comers for the holidays. The former is teaching at Neche and the latter attending the Valley City Normal. Mr. and Mrs. S. E. Thompson and children, and Percy Kemp, of Argyle, Minn, spent Christmas with J. D. Win law and family. Messrs Thompson and Kemp returned home Monday in time to issue the Banner this week, while the rest of the family remain here a few days longer visiting friends. Mr. and Mrs. Wright, of Winnipeg, took Christmas dinner with their son Fred, the first one they have ate togeth er since Fred left their old home in Yorkshire, England eight years ago. It was in July last that the senior Wrights left their native home for Winnipeg- and they are well pleased with their change. TONGUE RIVER. Ted Simons is home from Fargo for the holidays. Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Riopelle are the guests of J. Riopelle and family. Mr. and Mrs. W. Hodgson and son John spent Christmas with ithgate friends. Mrs. E Taillon who has been serious ly ill for some time, is improving, though still confined to her bed. Lome S. Gibney is home from Win nepeg for the holidays and spent Sun day with Tongue River friends. Mrs. Wilson, her daughter Miss Ida, and her two grandchildren Dora" and Edward Wilson ate their Christmas dinner with R. H. Simons and family. The Christmas tree and entertain ment in Tongue River school December 23rd was a most enjoyable affair and Miss Worden deserves credit for the manner, in which her pupils performed their parts. Miss Ella Stafford and her brother Gordon of Cavalier attended divine service here last Sunday, enroute for Bathgate and from there, to Carman Manitoba to visit their uncles George and Joseph Arigden. Frank McFarland whose home is near Locl^vood, Sask., was shaking hands with old friends in this neighbor hood several days last week. He left on Tuesday tor Winnipeg where hei will attend business college during the winter months. To Ice Conaumera. Having bought William Hart's ice businett in Pembina 1 am prepared to deliver ioe on short notice in large or •mall quantities Also ice packed. Phone 40. -f If. G. PATTERSON. jCtfunty Newl: Twin boys were born to Mr. andMre G. A. Murtjr of Drayton Dec. Sfe&f A daughter was born to to. and ISIr* Kennett Staples of Cavalier Deo. 19.1 Wm. Brown of Drayton is going California tor the net of the winter. Drayton basket ball got 19 to 7 against them when they went to Grafton last week. -.v if PeroyHoeelton and Miss Lyda Ldtt land of Drayton were united inmarrifcge Dec 22nd. 4 A very enjoyable and interesting misquerade ball was Held at Nfehe December 23. Mrs. H. Pico of Cavalier has been confined to her bed from illness for several days. Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Connall of Hamilton left last week for an extended visit to the eoaat. The revival meetings at Cavalier have closed. Ninety persons have begun divine life aB results. The Ladies Aid of Glesston gave a very sucoessful social and supper last week with receipts of over 966. Mrs. Abram Best of Bay Center has gone to spend the winter with friends at Toronto and other points in Ontario. Gus Kosenquist of St.. Thomas will spend the winter traveling in Europe. He will go direct to Sweden and later visit Germany, France and Italy. Henry Geiger of Hamilton returned from Winnipeg last week where he had been to suffer an operation for a turner of the neck. The operation was success ful. Alex Bellamy and Miss Annie Craw ford both of Drayton were united in marriage at the Presbyterian Manse by Rev. Erickson Wednesday evening of last week. Alfred Emil Nelson died at the home of his parents at St. Thomas last Satur day. When he was nine years old epilepsy developed and the patient has grown steadily worse until death re lieved him of his suffering. He was 26 years of age. Magnus Johnson for 28 years a resi dent of Glasston died on Dec. 19th, aged 62 years. He had been sufferipg from cancer of the bowels for over a year. He was a man of high character and highly respected by his friends and neighbors. Miss Isabel L. Campbell and Mr. J, Albert German were married last Wednesday afternoon at the home of the bride's parents Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Campbell, east of Walhalla. According to an old Scotch custom, immediately after the ceremony, the bride's mother broke a loaf.of bread over the head of the bride to bring plenty and good luck. A reception and dance were given in the evening. Want Column. Good Driving Team. I wish to sell my driving team. GEORGE ROADHOUSE. Chas. Full has for sale a cutter, pair of light bobs for single horse, buggy, delivery wagon, light truck wagon and two setts single harness. All to go cheap. Ice delivered to any part of the city on short notice. Phone 52. 21tf WM. GROMBOIS. Our special holiday offer will last until January 10th. it will pay you to enroll before that time. We pay rail road fare. National Business College, Crooketon, Minnesota. WlNCt \Ml CALIBER MODEL 1910 Self-Loading Rifle It Strikes ABIowof2038lbs. This new Winchester shoots a heavier bullet and lttts a harder blow than any other recoil operated rifle made. It is more powerful than the .30 Army, of big game hunting fame. The loading and firing of this rifle are controlled by the trigger finger. It JIRSIHE THE HAMME10FTH01 Stad tor Ohutntii circular fully dncriUnf thil turn riflt which hat gtrcugth uud power plut. WDOESTO KTEATWG AHS CO* imi it*-? -J S%'! and Hope New in I and Unfailing Faith the New A POINTER THAT a We wish for all aNew Year full of fun, Joyous, buoyous and gay, MONEY Courage*'and Ambitions, with broad in you to mew successes ill Year. KING & BOOKER. For ALL, excepting the blank, blank, blank, Who owes us and doesn't pay. HAPPY AT JWT NEW IT NEW YEAR. THE DRUG STORE, ft «$» $» $» «$» $» «$• «$• «$• $» «$• $•. $» «$» $• «$» «$» «$• $» «$• «$, niniiii mil in iii ii urn iii mi urn mm mi Amenia Elevator Company, PEMBINA, N. D. E Estimates furnished on contracts for building material. Goods delivered on short notice to any part of the'eity. Feed grinding at any time. PHONE 4. ii in in ii ii A Successful Trapper, must get Highest Prices for Ms tars We have a long-established reputation for paying Highest Prices and giving a most Liberal Assortment to our Shippers. Our Raw Fur Price List is therefore an aba solute necessity to every trapper that wants to get the real value for ois furs. Send us your name and address at once and we will put you on our regular mailing list. H. JL SCHOENEH —Raw Furs 121-123 Wsst Mohlgan SL CNeage, KL 00000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000041 Better Pay The Price 1 DWt b. fmpted t. ohoow cheap jewelry Far better to pay cheap jewelry U'ar netter to pay a fair price and know exactly what you are getting. 1 You'll never be sorry—for as a matter of money it is really the most economical. That's been paid so often that I everybody bv this time should know it—ana yetthere's no scar city of cheap jewelry in thd land Now,^ to get personal-* If you would like to miss that aort al 'r together—come here. If you would like to buy white High Qualities and nothing else are dealt in—Come Here. IS From Collar Buttons to diamonds. lt comprises the worthiest ^oods thatwe would buy with our money-'— or that you can buy with yours. M. H, MILLERS, My i«(W& /i x: ISiii .11' A mn.\ S I ji.