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ft1-' .:g«raiaBiS8a«msisag3»6»8B»gBiSBBBBimBaa»ii«»B«a^^ Ae«»sw^^w^»w?tsfl!ytK«*s ••••••••••••••••••••••tss* iConnissioiers •ooooooooooooooooooeoooooo Minutes of the board of county com missioners, Pembina county, North Dakota, December 6th, 1910. Board met pursuant to adjournment. Commissioners Adam Norton, Wm. Big weod, Joseph Morin, F. C. Myjrick and John K. piafson present. Chairman Adam Norton calls meeting to order at 9 o'clock a. m. Commissioners proceed to check col lections made by county treasurer for period beginning January 1st, 1910, and ending November 30th, 1910. Commissioners Myrick, Morin and Norton comparing duplicate receipts, on file with county auditor, with county treasurer's collection register. Com missioners Olafson and Bigwood adding the pages in auditor's collection register for the same period. At 12 o'clock noon board adjourned until 1:30 o'clock p. m: Afternoon Session Board met pursuant to adjournment. Commissioners Norton, Olafson, Big wood, Morin and Myrick present. Board continued to check in the same manner as occupied during forenoon session. At 5:45 board adjourned until 9 o'clock a. m. December 7th, 1910. December 7th, 1910. Board met pursuant to adjournment. Commissioners Norton, Bigwood, Morin, Myrick and Olafson present. Board continued to check collections made by county treasurer. Commis sioners checking in the same manner as yesterday. At 12 o'clock noon board adjourned until 1:30 o'clock p. m. Board continued to check. At 3 o'clock p. m. board proceeded to open bids for furnishing fidelity bonds for the following oounty officers: county treasurer $75,000, county auditor $10,000 states attorney $2,000, register of deeds 910,000, sheriff $5,000, county judge $2,000, clerk of the disrrict court $10,000, and supt. of schools $500. Bonds to be for two year term. Result from bids received and opened: Fred Gray & Co., Minneapolis.$432 20 National Surety Co., New York.. 240 00 American Surety Co., New York 438 90 Fargo Bond & Trust Co., Fargo. 457 30 Northern Trust Co., Fargo 387 50 The United States Fidelity & wmm& jr Guaranty Co 534 85 After looking over bids it was decided to delay final action in the matter until Friday afternoon, Dec. 9th, 1910. Board continued to check collections in treasurer's office. At 6 o'clock p. m. board adjourned until Dec. 8th, 1910, at 9 o'clock a. m. December 8th, 1910. Board met pursuant to adjournment. Commissioners Norton, Myrick, Olafson Bigwood and Morin present. Commissioners Norton, Olafson and Bigwood continued to compare receipts in treasurer's office with treasurer's register of collections. Commissioners Myrick and Morin proceeded to examine and compare dis bursements made during period begin ning January 1st, 1910, and ending Nov. 30th, 1910, as appears by redeemed warrants in auditor's office and payment register. At 11 o'clock a. m. board completes checking collections and disbursements and report as follows: Collections for period beginning Jan. .1st, 1910, and ending Nov. 30ttf 1910: From state and county taxes.il 12,791 56 From township taxes 18,368 99 city alnd village taxes.. 21,170 92 delinquent road t*zes.. 8,092 80 school taxes.... •chooipoll... diteh assessments..... nnUyiM interest... ... .i -r Lm 77,826 91 2,413 00 ».»u... ".'' .,:. -.-... »m. A O A Weak Throat—Weak Lungs Cold after cold cough after cough! Troubled with this takin&cold habit? Better break it up. We have great confidence in Ayer's Cherry Pectoral for this work. No medicine like it for weak throats and weak lungs. Ask your doctor for his opinion.* He knows all about it. His approval is valuable. Follow his advice at all times. No alcohol in this cough medicine. Alwayskeepa good laxative in thehouse. Takeadosewhen yourcoldfirstcomeson. What the best laxative for this? Ayer's Pills. Ask your doctor his opinion. Let him decide. tnuiaess idicillMlodit costs no more to let it aft this great Business and Short* hand Training School, wader exact «ftce conditio** than at one of the small qncstioasble ones. The «mHs ate, however, very different. 350 D. B. G. pupils went to excellent positions in banks and offices last year over 400 will do so this year. All Fargo banks and 68S others employ D. B.C. pnpils as bookkeepers, tellers, stenographers or cashiers. No other school offer* snch evidence of endorsement J. C.Ayer Co.,Lowell, Mass. grain taxes 157 65 miscellaneous items... 36,454 86 Total collections.. .$329,037 61 Disbursements for the same period in county general fund...: $ 41,960 70 County road and bridge fund 25,129 08 Register of deeds salary fund 3,116 03 School district funds 129,272 57 Township funds 24,286 41 City and village funds .. 22,140 89 Redemption fund 9,936 64 Ditch funds 16,813 09 Miscellaneous and state funds 60,231 58 Total disbursements $330,885 99 Summary of eleven months business: balance oa hand Jan. 1st 1910$110,393 56 Collected during, eleven months ending Nov. 301910 327,037 61 $437,431 17 Less disbursement foreteven months ending Nov* SKWiO 330,835 98 Balance on hand Nov. 3019101106,545 18 Board adjourned until 1:30 o'clock p. m. Afternoon Session. At 1:30 o'clock board met pursuant to adjournment Commissioners Norton^ Myrick, Olafson, Morin and Bigwood present. Whereas, sealed proposals were ad vertised for the sale of the county's equity in lots 1 and 2 block 73 Pembina city and but one offer being presented, board proceeded to open same, with the result that an offer c? $20.00 was made byAsta S. Arnison. After, considering offer, the following resolution was duly passed and adopted: Resolved that offer be accepted and chairman of the board and county auditor is hereby authorized to exeoute a quit claim deed to Asta S. Arnison conveying'Pembina' county's equity in and to lots. 1 and' 2 block 73, Pembina city, .upon, the pay ment in to county treasurer of twenty dollars, said amount to be. applied to ward the payment in full of all due and unpaid taxes against said property without penalty or interest as provided by law, any surplus to be paid in to county general fund. At 2:30 o'clock commissioners pro ceeded to check fees collected by clerk of the district court for period begin ning January 1st 1910, and ending Nov. 30th 1910. After comparing and examining clerk of courts register of fees collected, also reports of fees collection on file with county auditor, it was found that the following items of fees had been collect ed and paid^into county treasury: Fees from civil actions $357 30 Fees from mechanics liens 40 00 Fees from miscellaneous items.. 65 00 Total collections $462 30 The matter of Pembina county's claim against the defunct Bowesmont State Bank taken up. After considering the matter, it was decided to have auditor call up states attorney and request him to report to the board as to what has been done towards the collection of claim. Other matters were taken up and discussed, such as unpaid claims against drain No. 32 and other drains, whereupon, it was concluded that board wonld, before adjournment, examine the records on the office of the drainage board. Board adjourned until December 9th, 1910 at 9 o'clock a. m. December 9th, 1910. Board met pursuant to adjournment. Commissioners Norton, Bigwood, Morin, Olafson and Myrick present. Meeting called to order by chairman Norton. Commissioners Bigwood and Myrick proceeded to check fees collected by register of deeds for period beginning January 1st, 1910 and ending November 30th 1910. Commissioners Olafson, Morin and Norton occupied forenoon session check ing collections made by sheriff of per sonal property taxes made during 20,778 48, eleven months ending November 30th, 4fiX 66 Wit Completed saeh check and found tyM 69j that aH taxee collected, as appears by ik-miki MaflWfcgrtMpfWW^aOaamaKraX^reRraBMregVM^ iLWBaiMirti *(. I? •?**&%,« sa====K=—=afcfi oounty auditor, for suoh pbriod, has been paid into county treasury, except ing sums retained by him for collecting such taxes. Amount paid in to county treasurer $2262.20. Upon motion duly passed and adopted it was resolved to accept the offer of the National Surety Company of $240.00 for furnishing county officers' bonds for two years. The following claims were aadited and allowed and warrants ordered issued for amount of same: Pauline Thorwaldson, cash ad vancedfor postage 13 10 Geo Roadhouse, attending dist. court 1 day 4.00, collecting per sonal tax 78.00. telephone ac count 3 mos. 1.55 ..83 £5 Drayton Echo, advertising stationery 33.00 35 65 Geo Peterson, cash advanced for postage 7 50 Switzer, meat furnished co. poor-Botosh 6.00, Dei trick 6.00 Lepp 4.00, 2 mos. each 15 00 King & Booker, coal furnished county 332.00, repairs and sup plies 31.69 .363 69 Jnmes Rogers, filling in approach to bridge between sees. 5 and 6. 9 00 Ghaa Saylor & Co., goods furn ished co. poor-2, mos. each, Ladouceur 14.00, Lafferty 10.00, gouley 10.00, Sauve 10.00....... 44 00 Merchants-Bank of Pembina, of fice rent for drainage beard one year 60 00 E W Conmy, house rent for co. poor-12 mos. Mrs Lepp 48 00 Grafton Deaconess Hospital, hos pital care co. poor-Nelson 39 00 King, medieal attendance co, poor-Juhuas ».... */it 5 00 Board adjourned until 1:30 o'clock p. Board met pursuant to adjournment. Commissioners Norton, Bigwood, Morin Olafson and Myrick present.' States attorney having approved the bond of the state bank of lieneel, as to form, in the amount of $3080.00 as a county depositary for a one year time deposit on motion duly adopted, it was resolved that the bond be and is hereby apprpved asto sufficiency. Commissioner Norton reports sale of bridge timber to Chas. Brown in .the sum of $10.00, Paid same into county treasury, receipt 2946. The fpllowing claims were audited and' allowed and warrants ordered issued.fpr the amount of same: Ameui^ Elevator Co., coal furn- 00. poor-Deitrick 5.00, Lepp 10.00, lumber furnished co. 2.41. 17 41 PFreschett, fuel furnished co. poor-Sigurdfca 7.60, Blanchard 3-50 11 10 Gibson, coal furnished county poor-Juhuas rKisa'svvrtWT'W^ww *hx&'' xm^&a-^'SAfi^j'.HASi iT.«sa 10 A 50 O'Connor, coal furnished co. poor-Lucht 10.00,2 mos. house rent co. poor-Juhuas 8.00 18 00 A Branchaud, cretonne for elec tion booths 1.58, goods furnish ed co. poor-LaRoohe 30.08 31 66 E Pratt, goods furnished co. poor-Sigurdson 2 mos 20 00 Garnett Bros., goods furnished co. poor-Lucht 3.25, Juhuas 10.00. 13 25 A Feldman, cash advanced -to co. poor-Burke 10.00, one cord wood-Burke 6.00 16 00 Mrs. Myres, board and care co. poor-Benedictson 3 mos. at 10.00 per month 30 00 Mrs. A Gerardine, board and care co. poor-Marie and Josep hine LaRocque, 1 mo. each.... 20.00 Mrs. Johnson, board county poor-Johnson 10.00, Skaro 10.00 20 00 Hallbjorg Halldorsdotter, board and care co. poor-Olafsdotter 10 00 Continued next week, A SNA£ $700,—Overland automobile 30 horse, four cylinder, four passenger, new last September, guaranteed good order wind shield, tow, side curtains, speedometer, lamps, tools and three ex tra tires. This car was intended to be shipped to Canada but was left in Ne che on account of the duty. C. J. MONTGOMERY, Neche, N. D. Wants to Help Someone. For thirty years J. P. Boyer, of "Fer tile, Mo., needed help and couldn't find it. That's why he wants to help "some one now. Suffering so long himself he feels for all distress from backache, nervousness, loss of appetite, lassitude and kidney disorders. He shows that Electric Bitten work wonders for. such trouble*. ''Five bottles he .ftxites, "wholly eo9rtm$«)d now *1 am well tad faiBar^r^ Jfffu also positively gaton* toed for liver impbts, dyspepsia, tl9ed J** %vTC Ow 9M.00 Basinees Covrsepreperee for business life, or for position as clerk or bookkeeper. The new $85.00 coarse in Commerce and Banking (endorsed by Btokers' Aseociation) will supply boohhaspeis log the larger concemsand tellers ind cashic«^lmr the Northwestern The Steaogiaphie Conrs4 fender ah porter) trains hifhgraifestKaiMpfcera and eonrt rs porters. The steno^phersforflieiu. S. Di«trtet Court, N. D. Snpreme Court, Third Judicial District and the Case County Court are D. B. C. pupils. Ca&amy other school' offer you this evidence ot superior training? "c CRUELLY DECEIVED. A Weary Willie Who Was Viotlm of Misplaced Confidante. The tramp had walked agoodthjW miles and was. particularly thirsty A sudden turn in the road broughthlm to the foot of a steep hlll, at the top of which stood a large house. The tramp paused a moment before fit tempting the herculean feat of storm ing the hill. He felt hungry and thirsty. He glanced to the left These words caught his eye: "Tarry, traveler, and refresh thyself." The traihp was sorry the sign was attached to a pump handle. However, water was better than nothing, so he commenced to .. HB COKHBNOBD.TO PCM*. pump. The spout remained dry, He pumped with, more vigor. Still' no wa ter. After ten minutes of: hard work he said harsh things qbput thp pump and. continued his journey. At'the top of the hill he mentioned his grievance to a native. The latter pointed to the fine housed across the road. ,v. "The owner of that liduse," he said, "has some big water cisterns which, have to be filled from a stream in the valley. .He is too lazy to filbSein him self, though, so fte rigged vjup that pump and. connected It with his. els terns, and now"— But the tramp was already 'Hunting across the road. Land seer's Puq,- When Solomon's celebrated picture "Waiting For the Verdict" was sent in, as the artist was dot 6ne. of the Royal academicians, whbSe ^hi^tts are all "hung on the •Wne,"'Jhis faint ing was "skied."- Sir Edwin Land^^er was In ecstasies oVer it and erclainied. "There is Solomon in all his glory aiid not R. A.'d like one of these!" 1 A Queer Language. A German on his first visit to thi« country tells this pathetic story: "1 was here a week or more when I pre sented a letter of Introduction at on of your beautiful homes, where I wa° at once made welcome.. One evenln I was invited there to a bridge party and won a nice bit of money at a fiv cent game. The young son of th' house, when he saw the score cards said to me. 'Yon lucky dog!' a f miliarity which I would have resentei had I not been told that It was ur. American form of speech. A few evoiv ings later I was looking on when tit: same boy won at bridge and. wtelihr to be as polite as he. I said. 'What up he a id sorts of uncomplimentary things, iu. .1 I have been doubtful ever since who" er 1 am still welcome in that s, .. Yours is a queer language." Stories at less Than a CentAplece. In the fifty-two issues of a year's volume The Youth's Companion prints fully two hundred and fifty stories. .The subscription price of the paper is but 91.75, so that the. stories cost less than a cent apiece, without reckoning in all the rest of the contests1—anec dotes, humorous sketches, the doctor's weekly article, papere on popular topics by famous men and women. Although the two hundred and fifty stories cost so little, they are not cheap stories. In variety of scene, '"diversity of incident, skill and truth in character depicting, they cannot be excelled, The announcement for 1911, beauti fully illustrated, giving more detailed particulars of these stories, and other new features which greatly enlarge the paper, will be sent to any address free with sample^ copies of current issues. Every new subscriber receiv^ Jbee The Companion's Art Calen^ Ull, lithographed f:iJ^tlUrteen c«al(^s^'.jln4. gold, and it the s|M^p!^.jj«^ atonOe,aUthe issnesi^tlMNflUMrii^ wesks of 1910. IMteetkelyBt,!lo*s* Who Was There IN were lost And are found again.: TttEY The caddie placed the ball upon the tee. Then, with a terrific swing the fit man whirled his club through the air. Bnt the little white ball still stayed smiling on its tee, while the dab, meeting Mother Earth, broke Into ipUntecs. "Give me another dob, boy!" said the fat man. Alas, clnb No. 2 shared the fate .of club No. 1, club No. 3 emulated the evolutions of clnb No. 2, and clnb No. 4 fiew into a hedge. An# still the little white ball smiled On. 'Wfyt wonld.. yoa 4o now?' tasked the" sadde^ ^nd. wiser golfer* wiping his foreheiad as he tarred despera tion-tothe caddie Holding oht the enip^y bag, the urchin replied] "Don't give in, gnv'nor! Give it a swipe with this!" A Good Exeuse. As an instance of acnte hydrophobia it is dlfflcult to surpass the story of the Scotch boatman who while cross ing a loch- was asked if he would take some water with his whisky and re plied. "Na there was a horse drooned at the heed o* the loch twa years Eli LeDoux petitioner, V8 Paul LeDoux, Emery LeDouxf ijeorsre LeDoux, Charles Ie-\ .Doux,and Eliza Farrone.and/ William W. Felson speciall cuardian of Rose. Anna. Em ery and Florence LeDoux, minors, respondents. •c were taken by the gteatert photoenpher In the United btates ot tint day they were bought by the United (State* Government for $30,010 they wen buried in the War Department for £3 year i—they are buried there etUl. But a duplicate set was kept by. the photoeraphti-rwho died poor and broken down that duplicate set was knocked from pillar to post tor nearly 50 yean, until it was discovered by aNew England collector. J.. Fierpont 'Morsran tried to secure the collection—Ex-President Garfield and General Benjamin Butler said it was worth #150,000—ret vrUh ths help of the Rbvibw of Rnvi-ws. the entire collection has been fathered into 10 creat volumes sr.d ta placed withia your reach at less than the value of osa of the photoeraphs. It is the one accurate, impartial history of the Civil War— for the camera cannot lie. It tells the story of the War vou •ever heard before. Taken urder protection of the Secret Senrice, these photoenphs brioe to licht thousands of little known phases of the war they penetrate to strange places aad ncord strange things. RBMEMBBR-..—Our privilege of felliu* these books ii limited rs to time. Our eapply of* Free Pomolioe is limited la quantity. Yon mns» be prooapt secure either. mail this cenpon todsv. ... Review Reviews Company 13 Asfor Place, N''\v York Tho Last Resouroe. The fat geutlen.an, like many other misguided members of the portly bri gade, decided to try golf as a weight reducer. Armed with four sticks, a ball and a caddie, he marched off to the links. g=!Eigggg.5SSgg Pupils dealTwith each other ind with nrfjuOdefttlf las work is ^. .. ThoNortlpmstlias'Wotlier schoollike the D.B.C." For eatalogue aad iaU i* -:«F. LELAND WATKIHSkPres. Uaimi mnrxxifti v-??" the shadowy ranks of those who marched to defer or death or victory fifty years ago in the mighty conflict tk-t convulaed this great nation, is there father or grandfather or uncle of yours? Would yoa like to see a photograph of him in that long ago day of his youth—-a photograph that he never knew was taken? Perhaps we can show you one and in any ago.M The hend of the loch was twenty four miles distant. State of North Dakota, I County of Pembina, In County Court, before Hon. H. 6. Vick, Judsre. In the matter of the estate of Louis Le Doux, deceased. The State of North Dakota to the above named respondents. You, the said respondents, are hereby notified that the final account of the exe cutor of the estate of Louis LeDoux, late of the township of Pembina, in the county of •Pembina, and state of North Dakota, de ceased. has been rendered to this court therein showing that the estate of said de ceased is ready for final settlement and distribution, and petitioning that his ac count be allowed, the residue of said estate be destributed to the persons thereunto entitled, his administration closedand he. be discharged rthat Monday, the 9th day of January A. D. 1911, at 10 o'clock In the forenoon of that day, at the court rooms of this court. In the court house in the City of Pembina, county of Pembina, and state of North Dakota, has been duly appointed by this court for the settlement thereof, at which time and place any person interest ed in said estate may appear and file his exceptions, in writing, to said account and petitition and contest the same. And you, the above named respondents and each of you. are hereby cited and re quired then and there to be and. appear before.this court, and show cause, if any you have, why said account shall not be allowed, the residue of said estate dis tributed, the administration of said estate closed and said executor discharged. Dated the 1st day of December A I. 1810. By the Court: .• H.G.VIOK, E. W. ctfUBty court. Attorney.' (8EAIJ famo. «. •. You Knew? cases, story, stranger than any detective fiction, of 3,500 priceless photographs that ,-&Si 'Vl. Thasa 3,500 Long Buried Photographs of the Civil War we can tell you a Itlar FREE For tho Cost of Mailing In order to c-ve you some idea of the rreatneus vt, this work we will send you 12 superb reproduc tions of the photographs free-of charge in a handsome poitfoUo. 'these photographs are very ex pensive a:.d valuable, bvt ycu scad only 10 ccrts to cover the cost of trailing. hsv arc cot only interesting from a t:3tor:c stand p-"nt,hr.t. filmed, i-s!:e a rplen cid addition to your l.brary walls. At the (eme time wet 111 tell foa hthe Ecview ef Be*iews ran oBor ihlK St. 0* eslltrllcn cl 3.M0 photographs at the price the united States Oevern ment paid tor three ot thjpletnres. Send the eoa-oa efStvlews ct onee. Caejiif, 11 Aster Plaos, Send me. tree el charge, tbs reprodectloBS el ynur newlydlseover'd Brady Civil War photographs ready tor framing and contained In a handsome portfolio. Also send me the stnry of these plrtores sad tell me bow. for what the government paid for half a desea priats, 1 can make the whole colleetion my own, I enclose 10 cents to cover the costs* mailing. Bams Address IE. M. Newell, MACHINIST Boilers refined. Automobile and all kinds of small ropair work. Knives and tools sharp ened and tempered. Small working models made to order. Gnnsrepaired. PEMBINA N Flour and Feed Store Wheat, Oats and Barley taken in exchange) or for cash at highest market prices^ FRANK FELDMAN Proprietor Bowesmont Creamery Solicits your shipment of cream. Hie highest market price paid for outter fat. Honeet test and weight. BOWESMONT, N. D. Contracts -A' deliver notice FOWLER 0000000000000000000000000 4 Mcw\ork, H.V.