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ht (i jw S & P-'*S .,. ...- that the party received payment. Oscar Sonderman left Wednesday for Fargo to accept a position as wheat buy er at some point on the Soo line. Charles Atkinson sold two Avery gas tractors this week. This is doing well when he farms about eight hundred acres besides. The Hallock Enterprise complains that dog poisoning still continues in that town and that two valuable dogs were poisoned last week. Herbert Harvey left for Saskatoon last week and this week Guy Spilkr went to Edmonton. The boys are pro specting for business opportunities. The Minnesota State Fair opens next Monday and continues for the balance of the week. The management claim it will be one of the best fairs ever held in the state. Mr. Harry Harris has been engaged as teacher for the Joliette school and he and his wife will move to that town hext week. Many friends will regret to see them leave. A gentleman from Donaldson was in the city this week looking over the sit uation with a view of moving a stock of goods into the store room recently vacat ed by Mr. Heneman. ["his endorsement makes each check an indisputable re oeipt for the amount paid. No need to pay any bill the second time. The PIONEER EXPRESS is the best ad vestislng medium iu the county, having a more general circulation than any other paper. Card of rates sent on ap Plication. Entered at the postoffice at Pembina a8 second class mail matter. We have a letter from T. R. Shaw with details of some of his troubles at San Jose, Cal, with which our readers will be able to duly sympathize when they read it next week. Mine host McKenzie, the new pro' prietor of Hotel Pembina, v»ill serve a turkey dinner on Sunday at one o'clock sharp. Extensive repairs and renova tions are still being made in the hotel. The managers of the Hallock fair have set the date for the annual fair for Friday and Saturday, September 27th, and 28tb. The premium list will be the same as advertised for the post-poned fair. Mr. J. H. Abrams writes from Spok ane that as Mrs. Abrams is going out on a ranch for a while that the Pioneer Ex press shall be sent to her at Okanogan, Wash. Mr. and Mrs. Abrams were for mer residents oi thiB city. At the Methodirt church on Sunday next st 7:30 p. m., there will be Baptism and reception of members. The sub* ject for the evening's discourse is— Foundations upon which the righteous fp are building." All are cordially invited. Tuesday was Rev. Mr. Pascoe's birth ctey yid few friends hearing of it drop ped around in the evening snd presented with an eight-dsy clock with which Itria venr much pleased, but more so «FW» tt»e kind hasrtedneea that it repre- Merchants Bank of Pembina I I .Pembina, N. D. }h\ a IIIII ill II11 III ill tin III III Mil Subscription Rates nod Terns. lite PIONBB* EXPRESS S sent only on »the direct order of subscribers, and is continued until ordered stopped and ail arrearages paid. The rate of subscription is alike to ail. 2.00 year. Subscribers paying in ad vance have the choice of several pre mi am papers in addition. "Sample" or "marked copies" are sent as complimentary only, and while we de ire them to be considered as invitations subscribe, they will not be continued except upon request. MARKET REPORT. Furnished by McDougall agent Amenia Elevator Co. Friday Saturday .Monday Tuesday Wednesday.... Thursday. Barley 26-37, Oats 24, Flax 1.63 O S 1 0 & NOB f-H N CO 84 82 78 ""74 Hi 82 78 74 84 82 78 74 8a 81 77 73 84 82 79 75 84 82 79 75 Chas. Atkinson made a to Grand Forks Tuesday. 65 65 65 64 71 71 business trip Nye and Miss Girlie Angus were married at Emerson last Wednesday, There will be services in the Roman Catholic church Sunday at the usual hour. Mr. and Mrs. Aug. Short and family are visiting at Judge Vick's at Cavalier this week. Langton and Kneesshaw have on exhi bition a combination cream separator .with a minute gasoline engine. ML&BtoJ+L te iW^ Ground for Dispute. the back of each check is evi* Over one hundred cars loaded for the Winnipeg terminal passed over the Northern Pacific Tuesday at this point, snd every other day the through freight comes in two sections. The traffic has more than doubled over this line the last few months. Messrs. Frank Cowan and William fiacon of Cando came across country in an auto last week to visit friends here. Mr. Cowan is buying wheat at Cando and Mr. Bacon is a nephew of J. D. Ba con of Grand Forks. The latter visited at the Kneeshaw home and on Monday a dance was held at the City Hall in his honor. Ed Newell was soldering a gasoline can that was supposed to be empty, but found his mistake when the whole bot tom came off with a report that brought all his immediate neighbors in to see what was the matter. An empty gaso line can is about as dangerous an article as we have in common use. When it is empty it is full—of gas. Didn't hurt Ed but it got on his nerves a little. The hunting season opens a week front Saturday, the 7th of September, and all the nimrods will be out. If you have not the license to hunt you better get one. To obtain a license you have to make application in writing to the coun ty auditor who in return for a dollar bill issues you the permit. Application blanks can be had at the Merchants Bank. Douglas McKay and Fred Ward well, who have been with the surveying par ty out west went as far as the western part of Montana and returned last week by way of Grand Forks to Warroad and completed the last station there this week. They then joined the other boundary monument party that left here for the east this spring, for a few days and are expected home "now in a short time. The Argyle Banner says: "A grocery peddler who has oeen operating thruout the country surrounding Argyle and. Stephen the past couple of weeks was arrested by a constable from Stephen at Argyle Monday evening and taken back to Stephen to stand trial. The fellow has been doing a big business in his line and sold one bill of goods amounting to 8175.00 to a farmer near Stephen. A de puty pure food inspector was put on his track and caused his arrest Monday for selling adulterated goods." We are pleased to state that Mrs. Hutchinson, who has been quite ill, is now recovering nicely We regret to state that Mrs. Wm. Mclllraith, who was taken to the hospital Friday last, is still critically ill Mr. George Ash, Sr., says there is the greatest growth of vegetable matter this year that he has ever seen. He pulled a potato vine this week that was fully 4 feet long and small potatoes were sprouting from the vine as much as 30 inches from the root.—St. Vincent New Era. Charles V. Hulbert, of Des Moines la., bought from Langton and Gillis the "Ashley" quarter a mile and a half west of the city for S40 per aero this week. Mr. Hulbert will move here next March and will come fully equipped to go into farming extensively. He says he has been looking over farming lands in dif* ferent sections of the Red River Valley and came to the conclusion our soil is more value for the money than place he has visited. F. A, and Mrs. Wardwell returned from a trip to Bemidji and a visit to friends at Nielsville, Minn., on Monday. We can say that our experience at Bemidji was very pleasant and that it makes about as convenient and fine place for an outing as is available to re sidents of this locality. There is a small village of cottages belonging to Grand Forks people along the shore of the lake and there are several other similiar set tlements in different places. Bemidji itself is growing rapidly and much build ing going on. Information from Petersberg is to the effect that Mrs. Joseph Stratton died at her home recently, at the age of 51 years. Mrs. Stratton had an attack of typhoid fever and never fully recovered. After a considerable period of suffering she passed away leaving two sons Joseph and Walter snd three daughters, Lille snd Violet, to mourn her depart ure. Mrs. Stratton was sister of John and Alexander Skene, of Hoople, and for good msny yesrs lived in Elora township. Msny. old acquaintances will be grieved to lesrn of her death. Mr. Btrstton died several yttmn ago. *Mtioiial o&foM* of -Jte will twin Ptmbiaa for W,Beptemb*r,ifi oomiMdiMd repremntattivea. frofia the jMsiiItotia division. The ootomertial elwbis in communication with the seoretary a^ it is altogether likely the distinguished visitors will be entertained by thathody. Wilbur F. Ball died at Fsrgo on Mon day. He suffered a stroke of paralysis about a year ago from which he never quite recovered. He was the senior partner of the firm of Ball, Wataon, Young A Lawrence. Mr. Young being Hon. N. C. Young formerly of this coun ty. Mr. Ball was well known all over the state, having been prominent1, in state affairs since the early days. He was district attorney of the old Third Judicial district. when its boundaries reached from Fargo to Pembina and at that time was a frequent visitor at Pem bina and will be remembered by maily of the older residents. Mr. Ball was a good citizen and one of the foremost lawyers of the state. He was sixty-nine years old. A heavy rain on Tuesday afternoon continued into the night stopped all farm operations again. Wednesday was pleasant but as we write on Thursday it is clouding up for some more apparent ly. The situation is becoming serious. There is still considerable ripe grain that needs cutting, while it is reported that in the vicinity of Hamilton the ground is so wet that the bull-wheels of the binders will not turn but slide along the ground. There is a great deal of grain in shock that has been wet for two weeks or more. Some early barley fields are reported as being nearly rotted. No threshing of any consequence has yet been done in the connty. While the season for cutting was early, the fre quent rains have delayed matters so that now the season has become late. Late barley and oats are looking well. School Opens Tuesday*. School begins next Tuesday. The teaching force as engaged is as follows: High school, Charles D.Curtis, Supt.. Misses Maud H, Lyon, Florence Cutler, Mary Simpson. Misses Bertha Camer on 1st and 2nd grades, Ernestine Henkle 3rd and 4th, Elsie Currie 5th and 6th Clara Harvey 7th and 8th. The high school teachers were all here last year Misses Cameron and Currie are from the Tyner neighborhood in this county, Miss Henkle comes from Iowa. Miss Harvey was engaged recently as the lady who was expected to teach gave up her contract. Miss Harvey comes from Benson, Minn. The schoolhouse has been put in readiness, rooms calcimim.ed needed repairs done, and thoroughly cleaned from top to bottom. The high school department has added chemistry and cooking to the course this year and the board has equipped the laboratories for giving these branches thoroughly. With four instructors in the high school an(^ a any targe number of elective studies the school furnishes excellent opportuni ties not commonly found in schools of this size. If interested send for one of our high school catalogues. A Pioneer Dead. At his home two miles north east of Leroy, on Sunday last, Mr. Thomas Gor man, one of the earliest permanent set telers in this county, passad away at the very advanced age of over eighty years. Mr Gorman came here many years ago, with his family and took up land—the farm where he died. He had little at the time but with good judgement, thrift and untiring energy he accumul ated a half section of good land and a good home with stock, etc., all free from incumbrance. He was a good neighbor, a true friend and indulgent father—a man who will be regretted and mourned by all who knew him. He left four childern, all grown, to mourn his death. Joseph, of Estevan, Sask., John and Mary, who liv ed at home, and Mrs. E. Holwell, of Le roy. Mrs. Gorman, Sr., has been dead some years. The furneral took place from the Roman Catholic church at Leroy, Tues day, Rev. Father LaRochelle, officiating and the burial was made in the ceme tery at that place.—Mountaineer. Services in the Icelandic Lutheran church next Sunday at 3 p. m. Rev. K. K. Olafsoh, Pastor. Wood U, I have made arrangements to furnish wood at reasonable rates. When you want wood telephone 19. Terms cash. N. G. PATTERSON. 1000 Ewes for Sale. With the western sheep rancher forc ed out of business, wool prices well over 20|cents per lb. and' mutton at its pre sent price, there is nothing on the farm that promises better returns on the: in vestment than sheep. They are the best natural weed eradicator on earth and a small bunch around the farin costs practically nothing to keep. We have 1000 ewes, sound, healthy, hardy stuff, for sale this fall, that we would much rather see remain in than shipped out of the country. Good wool getters aver aging close to eight pounds from this year's clip, and just the kind you ought to have on the term. Write or see.^ EDWARD FLORANGEV ^umboldt, Minn. J.*? ifs Ford Runabout, 4 cylinder, *0 h. in good condition. Apply ASOIC, Vincent Send in a bid for the hay cm -the south west quarter of 'section 25,-162,-52, Car Usle township, three and one-half mlhpy .west of Jolietto snd about six miles east of Hamilton. I ^F. A. Ward well, Pembina, N. D. i1! Move oa Now slys a policeman to a street' crowd, snd whsoks hesds if it don't. "Move oh Mrs. Russell Aylen wishes to an nounce she has the agency for the Spi reila Corset and a full line of samples can be seen any time at her home.. Are Ever at War There are two things everlastingly at wsr, joy and piles. But Bucklen's Ar nica Salve will banish piles in any form. Greatest healer of burns, boils, ulcers, cuts, bruises, eczema, scalds, pimples, skin eruptions. Only 25c at City Pharmacy. Cook's Position Wanted.' Experienced cook with references wants engagement with threshing outfit with prospective long run. Ad dress at thiB office. Warner Fort Farm for Rent. About 1000 acres, plenty pasture, wood and water, good buildings. Half mile from Pembina. Will rent as whole or divide into two farms with pasture and buildings for each. The right man can secure liberal long time contract. Apply to G. G. THOMPSON. Oats for sale by R. west of McArthur. M. Reed, 3 miles Teacher Wanted Second grade, eight months term, be gin 1st Monday in Sept. Experienced teacher preferred. State wages. dress: MRS. LOREN DUNN, McArthur, N. D. Makes the Nation Casp. The awful list of injuries on a Fourth of July staggers humanity. Set over against it, however, is the wonderful healing, by Bucklen's Arnica Salve, of thousands, who suffered from burns, cuts, bruises, bullet wounds or explosions Its the quick healer of boils, ulcers, eczema, sore lips or piles. 25c at the City Pharmacy. Read It—Lots For .Sale The County Commissioners of Pembi na county, North Dakota, will offer for sale at the Court House, in the city of Cavalier, North Dakota at 2 o'clock p. m., on the 10th day of September, 1912, the county's equity in the following property: All blocks Band in Johnson's Ad dition to Southjl Pembina, N. Dak., by virtue of non-payment of taxes for seV eral years. Offers submitted in sealed envelopes will be accepted until date of sale. En velopes to be marked "Offer for Lots 9, 10,12." Undersigned will be glad to furnish form of proposal and answer all ques tions. W. W. FELSON, County Auditor. P. O.: Cavalier, N. Dak. Indian Killed on Track. Near Rochelle, 111., an Indian went to sleep on a railroad track and was killed by the fast express. He fpaid for his carelessness with his life. Often its that way when people neglect coughs and colds. Don't risk your life when prompt use of Dr. King's New Discovery will cure them and so prevent a dangerous throat or lung trouble. "It completely cured me|ih a short time of a terrible cough that followed an attack of grip," writes J. R. Watts, Floydada, Tex., and "I regained 15 pounds in weight $hat I had lost." Quick, safe, reliabfe and guaranteed 50c and $1. Trial bottle free at City Pharmacy. Ship Your Grain to McCarthy & Company MINNEAPOLIS DULUTH Smadm MmpUa of yon Haw mh •rada aad valsatiaa fortune smiles on her. *it has been a source of great istls* faction to me that I was so fortunate ai to aecure my training at the Man kato Commercial College. To those who are looking for a buidneaa or ahorthsnd training I would recom ueiid your school." From letter from Xaabello Tetraut, ittoograplMr, Ow» toons, Minn. The fall term of thla crest actaool Sept 2d. if you sre Interested find.:' for oar' j.1 Ad• Ready for business •i 111 fin up Fpfelsi Twine and Burlap Horse Covers at lowes possible prices & A?' v£l' A large supply Drug sundries These goods were purchased at a very low price and this enables us to supply our customers with goods of 4} a high quality for a reasonable price. We have a com- 4 plete line of the following: .. LADIES LEATHER HAND BAGS FINE.HAIR BRUSHES 4 HAND MIRROWS 4 FANCY TOOTH BRUSHES jj HAND BRUSHES AND SPONGES FALL PERFUMES TOILET CREAMS The City Pharmacy vV •»,! rnnnnn^minnnnnrinnnnnnniinnuoum If you are ever tempted to buy goods} by mail do this Instead, l,viz: Come to the store with your temptation. If its a'Watch, or Ring, or Chain, or Broach, or whatever it is, put our values alongside of. what the mail orders houses offers. It isn't likely that after you do that you will have the slightest desire t.o send your money away. Because you will have no reason for doing so. Try itjand see. We match all prices and certainly quality and everything else, FINE REPAIRING A'SPECIALTY. M. H. M1LL&KI...... MMQMOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOt Amenia Elevator Company, PEMBINA, N. D. Estimates furnished on contracts for building material. delivered on short notice to any part of the city. Feed grinding at any time. PHONE 4. I mm Mill's Leading LATEST I £i® Under Merchants Bank. -ttf'i *T}if ^\vs 4 Goods inm iiimmmmmmmt ARTIST Barter 3 Shop. NG. Choice Cigars.