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One chew of HEAD SPEAR will convince any man that there's no other tobacco on earth so rich in fruity sweet ness. That's because all the natural juices of the choicest Burley leaf are retained in SPEARHEAD PLUG TOBACCO Each golden-brown of plug SPEAR HEAD is thoroughly saturated with the delicious fruity flavor that's a joy to the tongue of the dis criminating chewer. Get a plug to- TiK AMERICAN TOBACCO CO I have opened a plumbing and tinsmith shop in the building formerly occupied by A. J. Wein berger as a carpenter shop—south of Eliason's hardware store. I am prepared to do all kinds of plumb ing, fitting, tinwork, heating plants installed and general work connect ed with a first class plumbing and tin work establishment. J. G. PEALL For Reliable Information Read the Chronicle Premium Griddle ABELS from 50c worth of Karo (blue or red) and 85c brings you fine 104 inch alu minum griddle by parcels post prepaid. This Karo griddle, light and easy to handle, bright as a new dollar and needs no greasing, uniformly all over, is OevLK.X. P. O.Bex 111. therefore no smoke. Heats very economical, will not rust, is easy to keep clean—and MAKES THE FINEST GRIDDLE CAKES YOUR MEN FOLK8 EVER TASTED. This griddla rataila regulmrly at $3.25. Send your order for the Karo Aluminum Griddle today. This offer will proye popular. Place your order promptly. The Men of America Know Pan cakes and They Know KARO At Brest expense we are Making to place a Kara Aluminum Qrtddle in the homes of ell Karo user*, ao that Karo—the famoue spread for griddle eakea and waffle*—may be served on the moat delicioasly baked cakes that can be nude. Our Corn Product* Cook Book and Preserving Book—illustrated in full colore—prepared by America's foremoat culinary authorltiea will be sent free with each griddle, or without the gridp die oa request Com Products Refining Company New Yetfc, N. Y. WOOO AGES OF LAM) SALE FOR /ast Domain Available From Which Homeseekers May Choose Locations. LAND IS OF THE VERY BEST No 8chool Lands Can Be Sold for Less Than $10 Per Acre—Largest Part of Available Land Is Privately Owned. The total land area of North Pn'-ota, including tlie Fort Bbrtliold reserva tion. is 44,736.477 acres. ut this prou ably five per cent is unfitted tor profit able cultivation. There would thus remain 42,500,000 acres suited for farming purposes. According to the latest assessors' returns there are 25,794,373 acres contained in farms, of which 16,229,792 acres are actually under cultivation. This would indicate that about 16,700,000 acres remain in the state which do not come under the classification of farms but yet are arable land. It would seem to be a fair assump tion that the uncultivated portion of the land contained in farms is needed by the farmers themselves for in creased farming operations or for grazing purposes so that this acreage is not readily available for home seekers, except as the present holders may desire to sell. The acreage then that would be of special interest to the newcomer seeking a location for farming purposes would be that area of 16,700,000 acres of arable land not contained in farms. Available Land. The most recent figures obtainable from the United States land offices in the state show but 493,667 acres sub ject to homestead entry July 1. 1915, an insignificant item when considered in comparison with the 16.703,820 sub Ject to homestead entry in 1890. The only land, then, in North Dakota to be obtained free is the 493,667 acres above referred to, conceivably' the least desirable tracts, and all other land hereafter acquired in the state will have to be acquired in one of the following ways: 1. By entry and purchase of Fort Berthold lands as the same are de clared open to settlement by the Unit ed States government. Lands thus available, 110,000 acres. 2. By purchase on contract from common school and institutional land grants. Lands thus available, 1,703, 143 acres. 3. By purchase from private corn ers. Lands thus available, 14,886.857 acres. The foregoing calculation is made upon the assumption that 5 per cent tot all lands in the state are unfit for cultivation, leaving 16,700,000 acres available for farming purposes. Public Lands. Under heading No. 1 the govern ment announced that the surface rights of approximately 110,Q00 acres situated in the Fort Berthold Indian reservation would be opened to entry at Min«t, Bismarck and Plaza, N. D., from October 18 to 30, 1915. Tracts will be entered in 160-acre lots and it is thought there will be room for about 750 homesteaders. The method of assignment will probably be by lot tery, but no entries will be allowed nor can homestead rights be acquired before May 1, 1916, after which date they will be received in the order of the numbers held by applicants. Institutional Lands. Under heading No. 2 no land Is ad vertised for sale until the same«has been appraised at $10 per acre or more, and no land can be sold for less than its appraised value and In no case for less to $10 per acre. The latest report of Commissioner Frank S. Henry of the state land department shows that 1.703,143 acres of common school ao«5 institutional land are yet unsold. A leaflet issued by him for the information of the general public should be in the hands of every pro spective buyer. The only land sale now advertised is In Morton county, the opening date set being for December 10, 1915, and 23,000 acres will be offered. Sales will be held next spring in Sargent, Cass, Steele and Walsh counties, the dates to be fixed later. Privately Owned Lands. As headings Nos. 1 and 2 cover the only methods by which land can be acquired in this state other than by direct purchase, and the areas so pro curable are 'known definitely from public records, the remaining 14, 886,857 acres of the assumed avail able arable area of the state oi 16,70ft,000 must, of necessity, be pri vately owned. This being the case, the conclusion seems unavoidable that the day of low-priced agricultural land in North Dakota has gone by and that hereafter its prico will be based upon its capacity for producing profitably, instead of upon the large area available, as was formerly the case. fc The per capita production on th« five crops of wheat, oats? barley, flax and rye in North Dakota in 1915 amounts to $296, the basis of value being the yield per acre and price ol September 1,1315, as estimated by the federal authorities, and the acreage aa gathered by county assessors In the spring of the same* year. Accounting For It. "I wonder why barbers are gener ally such sociable men." "I suppose it is because they find it so easy to scrape an acquaintance."— Baltimore American. Re hrtaf. for It Is with words as with sonbeams—the more they are condensed the deeper they burn .—Holme* Try a want ad in the Chronicle. GOLDEN VALLEY CHRONICLE VAST CLAY DEPOSITS PROSPECTIVE WEALTH IN CLAYS OF VARIOUS KINDS. These Valuable Resources Make Pos sible an Industry That Is Fast Assuming Large Proportions. The various and vast clay deposits of the state are a rich resource of ac tual and prospective wealth to North Dakota. Clays for the manufacture of common building brick are found in practically every county in the state. Six counties furnish clay from which the finest of pressed brick are made. In three counties the clay found is especially suitable for the manufacture of paving brick and an other trio of counties furnish clay for the manufacture of firebrick. The clays in all the counties west of the Missouri river are suitable for drain tile, flowerpots and other utensils. Po'tery and Porcelain. In a number of counties also are found the finer clay deposits suited for the manufacture of pottery and por celain ware, articles manufactured from which vie in beauty with the most splendid European aud Chinese porcelain. In support of this claim most magnificent specimens of the potter's art have been created from these clays and today are on exhibi tion in various parts of the country. These are proof to the most technical critic that North Dakota abounds in this valuable resource and in suffi cient quantity to supply the world with pottery and chinaware for a thousand years to come. It is merely waiting for the attention of capital and the willing hand of man to be converted into articles of beauty and service, thereby producing wealth. Best Pressed Brick. The manufacture of pressed brick has already reached large proportions in the state. Several splendidly equipped establishments are engaged in this business and their output Is found as far west as Seattle and other coast cities and is also competing in the southern and eastern markets with the best product of the most famous brickmakers. North Dakota pressed brick can be found in several build ings in New York city. Quite recently the government su pervising architect, the official intrust ed with the selection of brick for all federal buildings, pronounced pressed brick from North Dakota to be the best ever submitted to him. So suc cessfully did it pass through the rigid tests imposed oh it that the official suggested that perhaps it had been specially prepared for the occasion. Fresh selections were made, however, from the run of the kiln, with equally good results. Having Healthy Growth. The state engineer, in his annual report, among other things has this tc say: "Keeping pace with the gradual and steady increase in demand for clay products, the industry has had healthy growth. With increased trans portation facilities in the western part of the state, and a greater market for drain tile, sewer pipe and building and building material than ever be fore, there is an excellent opportunity for the development of a large and prosperous industry." Cement mines are found in the Pem bina mountains in the northeastern part of the state and are as yet prac tically undeveloped. GOOD ROADS ARE AN ASSET North Dakota Highways Compare F» vorably With Those of Other Young States. Good roads are among the principal veins and arteries of commerce and communication. Since its early state hood, North Dakota has given much attention to this important subject, but the real impetus came with the advent of the automobile. For so young a state North Dakota need not be ashamed of her highways, and each year shows an improvement and ex tension in the important work. Most of the country roads are graded and drained so that they are in good condition soon after even a heavy rain. Close attention to the Improvement of highway conditions are given by all county governments. There are at present over 25,000 au tomobiles owned and licensed in the state. The money derived from state licenses goes into a fund which is di vided pro rata among the counties, and the new law provides that this money shall be expended on the roads under the supervision of the county commissioners. Three important national automo bile highways pass through the state, and there are also several other auto trails of lesser importance. The Meridian road, extending from Pem bina, in the extreme northeastern part of the state, to Galveston, Tex., passes along the eastern edge of the state. The Wonderland trail, extending from the heads of the great lakes to the Pacific coast, passes through the northern part of the state, and the National Parks highway, known as the Red trail, extending from New York to the Pacific coast, passes through the southern part of the state. That North Dakota roads have been chosen as a part of these important highways Is an evidence of their good quality. There are now in the state peniten tiary at Bismarck but a trifle over 2AQ inmates, in itself an eloquent testi mony to the high standard of public behavior in a state of over 600,000 In habitants. Improved by Experience. "Goodness," she exclaimed sarcasti cally, "but you were born bright!" "Certainly," he agreed, "and knock Ing around has polished me considera bly."—Judge. How It Sounded. Bacon-What is your daughter doing at the piano? Egbert—Sounds as if she was setting ber class yell to music. —Tonkers Statesman. Paige Cloeed Models Cabriolet $1*00 Sedan $1900 Town Car $2250 «"SU-46" ChauU) Winter-Top for "Six-46" $250 Good Health Doubles the Value of Your Services A half sick man is not worth half pay. A man or woman in poor health makes a poor leader, a poor sort of a parent. The value of Peruna in the home can scarcely be at It re many of the common ail ments. It is an excellent remedy for coughs, colds, catarrh, grip, spring fever, tired-out feeling. Sit down and think it over. See whether you can afford to go on half sick. Some people prefer Peruna Tablets to the iluid Peruna. To buy wisely and well read all the ads in The Chronicle before you do your shopping ^heStaMardtfVdi&wdQgahty Quality Versus Price The new Paige Light Six was built according to designs, specifications and ideals that produce motor car excellence. Quality—a quality that means service, comfort and satisfaction—was the aim. Price was not the goal. There was no straining to cut down to a certain figure—with the inevitable compromises. It is easy to manufacture a car for a price. It is quite another matter to build a quality car of one hundred point* excellence and yet keep within a cost figure that appeals to the man of modest purchasing powers. The price of the five-passenger Paige "Six-36" is $1095. At that figure it is a car of remarkable value, offering more for every dollar it costs than any other car in its field. It is a car that is sweeping its way across the field of competition on the basis of quality alone. Judge it and make your comparisons according to the standards of quality. If you need a car that accommodates seven people, warning the Paige "Six-46"—another Paige quality achievement—for $1295. Paige-Detroit Motor Car Company, Detroit, Michigan S I A Beach, North Dakota. #7 WORK GUARANTEED Hollywood Five-Passenger '1095 f. o. b. Detroit UNDER Hauling Money to Town I.ltrraly «peakinir, oar farmer* have been haulinK money to market the pant few wcelw. Farm product* are the haul* of bu*l ne«M In thin great country of olin. They are more important than ma chine* of war or war munithMM. Thry HUH tain life, inatead of waMtlBK life. Farmer* xellinK produce and atoek at thlM neanon are cordially Invited to bank the proceed* In thla HtronK, vg comodatinK bank and u*e,. the «ood Bank Service we provide for them. First National Bank Beach, N. Dak. GOVERNMENT MEMBER. BANK UNDER FEDERAL RESERVE ACT For Results Advertise in the Golden Valley Chronicle STANDARD METHODS Chas. Erdman Taxidermist Mounting of all Kindt True to Life SEND ME YOUR NEXT SPECIMEN ROCKY BUTTE N. D.