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I THE CITY
PROM MONOAY'S DAILY
MONDAY, MAY 11, 1914.
Beputy Slheriff Louis Hanson and
tonally have moved into the II. E.
Meene residence on seventh Ave.
State's Attorney M. J. Engelert wa3
a passenger this morning on No. 7,
f0v Duey, where he will spend the
4»y ob business matters.
Manager Charles EI Burges of the
Valley City Baseball team had his colts
«Ut yesterday afternoon. They made
a flood showing and with a little work
nil be in condition to make the «emi
ifrofegskxnal class go some.
William Beacham left this morn
ing for Hope, when he will call on the
trade In lite interest of N. J. Olsen &
Sou. Mr. Beacham is snaking his ter
ritory by auto.
lAUKtr Beacham is spending a couple
at days in the cfty visiting at the
home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs.
William H. Beacham. Lundy was
liaised in Valley City and his old
refcoolmatee are always glad to see
Axleigh Miller of the First National
bank was a passenger Saturday even
ing for Minneapolis, where he will
spend several days visiting relative?
and friends. It Is rumored he may in
vest In a six cyliJder buzz wagon aud
make the home trip overland.
West and baby returned
Saturday evening from New Rockford,
where they had been for the past ten
days visiting at the home of Mrs.
West's parents. Since /they returned,
Htury's smile has again appeared and
all goes smoother at the C. ft N.
Contractor Nicholas Hescb and crew
of men left today for the Frank San
ford farm near Rogers, where they go
to erect some grainaries, an automo
bile garage and1 some minor build-
A. L. Sperry and family who have
made Valley City their home for the
past year, are leaving today for Far
go, where they expect to make their
During the past week the crew of
planters of the Northwest Nursery
company have been working overtime
setting out trees in various parts of
Miss Anna Johnson of the Chaffee
Department store, who was recently
called! to Mandaa owing to the illness
of her sister, has returned to the city.
Miss Partem, the popular cashier
at the C. C. Chaffee Department store
left Saturday evening for points in
Minnesota, where she will spend a
couple of week^ visiting relatives and
Dr. Gabriel of.Enderlln spent Sun
day in the city visiting with this num
erous friends. He reports all well
along the So© Line, but every so often
he yearns to see his old friends at
C. A. Jones on© of the bonanza
farmers of western Barnes, spent Sun
day in the city visiting at the home
of his son, J. EL Jones. He left this
morning for his home at Eckelson.
Burl Carr left hls morning by auto
far his farm near 1 «*l. after an over
Furday vU't la city with fronds.
ho reports work a* progresi.ng as
well as can be expected under the
present weather conditions.
PROM TUESDAY'S DAILY.
TUESDAY, MAY 12, 1914.
The Young People's society of the
Sjrwod Lutheran church will meet at
the church Thursday evening, this
week. A cordial initation to all.
Miss Mollie Knutson of Peqout,
Minn., who has been spending the last
few days with her friends in Valley
City, returned: to her home last even
ing. Miss Knutson was most favor
ably impressed with Valley City. She
will, undoubtedly, tell her friends in
Minnesota all about this beautiful
North Dakota town.
The regular meeting of the W. C.
T. U. was held Friday afternoon at
the home of Mrs. Stowell. The sub
ject for consideration was "Child
Welfare," which was discussed in a
very able and interesting waiy by Dr.
Rudolph Acher. Alter the program
light refreshments were served and
informal discussion of the topic con
tinued. The meeting was well at
tended and much interest was shown
in these vital and ever present prob
Judge Coffey of Jamestown was a
Valley City visitor last evening on of
Miss Olive Rhodes returned from
Fingal yesterday, where she was an
over Sunday visitor with Miss Whal
The Hon. Darby OWalley left this
noon for his bonanza farm on Get
chell Prairie, where he will spend a
few hours after which he will auto
to Orlska for a short visit
Mel Tin Lee, the popular secretary
of the iMiddtewest Loan and Trust
company, retained to the city yes
terday from Montana, where he has
been for the past couple of weeks
in the interest of their company.
6. Walter MDcDonell returned home
Sunday from Minneapolis, where he
had been for the past couple of weeks.
He reports that Mrs. MeDonell is get
ting along fine, which will be good
news to her many friend".
The board of county commissioners
were in session for a short time this
morning and left just after dinner for
a tour of inspection of some of the
county highways. This will be good
news to many of the county inhabi
tants who sincerely hope the commis
sioners will start something in the
line of better roads.
George Stillman one of the early set
tiers of Noltlmier township is transact
ing business in the County hub today.
Albert Eckert, a transient, who was
arrested at Brackett recently, charged
with burglary in the third degree,
pleaded guilty yesterday before Judge
Coffey, and was sentenced to one year
Barnes County Farmers
are beginning to take a lively interest in what is go
ing on in their own county and are showing a ten
dancy to aid us in the great work that A. H. Gray &
Son are doing to reduce the high cost of living, not
only farmers but the entire community are doing so,
by giving os their support instead of sending for
their groceries to Mail Order Houses.
We Started This Campaign
only 30 days ago and we have order No. 126 ready
to deliver, and yet the writer is at a loss to know
why more of the people do not see the advantage
derived and act accordingly, for the prices and grades
prove beyond a doubt that we are furnishing you at
lower prices than ever offered before.
Granulated Sugar was selling, when we started
in business, for 14 pounds for $1.00, our price is
18 pounds for #1.00
Occident Flour at #2.90 per sack, our price
Kerosene Oil at 20c, our price i2j^c
Gasoline 25c, our price 20c
The only reason that everyone don't avail them
selves of these prices is because they don't know the
situation. They will surely avail themselves of
these prices as soon as they take time to look into
the matter. Hurry up and give us one order, no
matter how small, and you get the advantage of the
wholesale .price. Just try once, you cannot loose,
everything we sell is sold on the money back if you
want it. We offer you good values at reduced
A. H. GRAY & SON
Onr Place of Business is 410 Main St., Valley City, N. D,
Remember our Phone
in the penitentiary. Eckert was given
an opportunity to secure employment
and obtain a parole sentence. To date
he has been unable to obtain work.
Mr. and Mrs. William Kozak and
•baby are in the city today from their
farm home east of Rogers. Mr. Ko
zak reports seeding well along and
the farmers feeling in the best of
Mrs. James Grady was hostess to
12 ladies today at luncheon. color
not of pink was used In deco-ation of
the luncheon table. A large quest of
pink roses adorned the center of the
table and small rose holders held roses
at each place. Pink candles burned
in 'tiny candleabra at the place of
each guest. After luncheon three tables
of bridge were played during the af
Word ha« been received in the city
from Rochester, Minn., to the effect
that Miss Josie Benson, who was re
cently operated on at the Mayo hospi
tal is doing fine and her many friends
hope that when she returns she will
be fully recovered.
FROM WEDNESDAY'S DAILY
WEDNESDAY MAY 13. 1914.
The county commissioners spent
the day in the soutlhery part of the
county viewing roads v.nd ridges.
Mrs. Prealer will be the guest of
Mis. Frank White for several days
before leaving for her new home in
The postponed meeting of the Tues
day club will be held next Tuesday
afternoon with Mrs. George Fridd.
The Parliamentary clas« met last
night with Mrs. Frank White at the
hour in the Commercial club
rooms with a ver yintereBting pro
gram. The next meeting will be held
next Monday evening at 7:30.
S. C. Hilborn, manager of the
Northwest Nursery company of this
city was a passenger to Carrlngton
this morning, He will return on the
A local man is reported to have
died of nervous prostration early to
day. Three days without rain of any
description, or variety.
The North Dakota Independent
Telephone company is Installing a
booth in the Northern Pacific depot
for the convenience of its patrons,
both the traveling public and local
people. This will be appreciated by
many who want a handy phone.
The last meeting of the Parents'
Teachers' circle of the Ritchie school
will be held on Thursday etening of
this week at eight o'clock in the do
mestic science room of the school.
Miss Gertrude Cook will give a talk
to the meeting on "Guidance in the
Choice of Literature for Children."
Beginning Friday, May 15, camp
sites for the Valley City Chautauqua
Assembly (June 27 to July 12) will
be reserved in the order in which
applications are received.
A fee of $2.00 must accompany each
application—'this amount being neces
sary to defray the cost of camp sani
tation during the Assembly period.
The management reserves the right
to withhold 100 camp sites for distri
bution among out of town people.
Orders for tents, either for rental or
purchase, will also be taken. Weight
and quality guaranteed. 5-13-4d-lw
The new home being built by H.
U. Aamoth on Eighth ave. south Is
coming along finely and the work
Mrs. J. C. Peterson is expected to
arrive here Thursday evening from
Chicago to spend aJbout a month visit
ing with her daughter, Mrs. L. P.
C. E. Moore will leave tomorrow
for Meyronne, Sask., Canada, to look
after his farm at that place. Mr.
Moore will be gone until sometime
Mrs. W. N. Palmer was hostess to
12 ladies last evening, in honor of
Mrs. Presler, who leaves soon for her
new home in Fargo. Six handed eu
chre was played and afterward a de
licious lunch was served by the host
A meeting of the committee in
charge of the reception and enter
tainment for the Editorial association
meeting in June, will be held on
Thursday evening, at 8 o'clock, in the
office of the Mayor of this city. Mayor
Platou is chairman of the committee,
and his interest and help assures
something unusually good in the way
ef entertainment for the editors.
Yesterday afternoon, about 5 o'clock
a party of high school picnickers,
went up to Chilberg's Grove. The
young people ate supper'in the gloam
ing, around a campjfire, and their hap
py countenances illuminated in the
bright ilght, made a very flretty pic
ture. The evening proved no less en
joyable than the afternoon, for the
moon shone down on the beautiful
and quiet waters, throwing her mellow
light from shore to shore. The air
was filled with sweet music, and the
picnic was one never to be forgotten.
Those who made up the party were:
Virginia Picking, Ruth Andreason,
ace Lund, Florence Kuntz, Mildred
Port, Louine Rublltz, Fern Wilson,
Douglas Martin Carl Bublltz, Adxey
PfuBCh, Harold Coop, Roy Weston,
and Henry Blake. Mrs. A. Oscar acted
Ed. King left Monday evening for
Carrington and New Rockford, where
he will remain for several days, look
ing after his personal Interests.
Gust F-din drove over to Litchville
this morning to look after the seed
ing of Ills farm in that locality.
Bring your Potatoes, Eggs and But
ter to the Farmers' Mercantile Com
pany's stori and get the top prices.
THE WEEKLY TIMES-RECORD, THURSDAY, MAY 14, 1914.
FROM FRIDAY'S DAILY
FRIDAY, MAY 8, 1914.
Miss Mollie Knutson from Peqout,
Minn., is visiting friends in Valley
A. B. Cox is in the city today from
Courtenay, having come down Tues
Dr. L. S. Platou left last evening
for. Rochester, Minn., where be will
remain for a day or two on profes
John Tracy, cashier of the First Na
tional bank, who has been'spending
a. day in the Twin Cities on matters
of business, returned yesterday.
Mrs. C. Hoakenson has returned to
thig city, after a few days visit with
relatives at Nome, N. D.
Mr. Calhoun, manager of the Chaf
fee Department Store, left last even
ing for Fargo. He will return this
evening, accompanied by his wife.
A good time was had at the K. P.
dance Wednesday evening, although
only a small crowd was present, due
to the rainy .night. Another dance
will be given in two weeks.
Miss Anna Ramseth has been ap
pointed deputy register of deeds to
succeed Mrs. Helen M. Russell, re
signed. Miss Ramseth took office the
first of this month.
Miss Mollie Knutson of Peqout,
Minn., is visiting with her sister, Elsie
at the Kindred hotel. Miss Knutson
expects to remain in the city four
or five days.
Thomas Ritchie, son of D. S. Ritchie,
of this city, is slowly recovering from
a serious fall from the bam in the
rear of his parents' residence, which
occurred yesterday afteflnoon. The
youngster's ar mwas broken at the
elbow and the ligaments "badly torn,
but the doctor attending says that
with care there will be no permanent
C. E. Burgess was a passenger to
Coopers town this morning, returning
The board of county commislsoners
adjourned this month after only a very
short busine session, oa Tuesday of
this week. The next menine of the
board will not be held until June.
Another new cafe has been opened
in Valley City by H. Sampson, for
mer proprietor of the White Front
Cafe on Main street. The new cafe
is just west of the Mlddlewest Loan
ft Trust Company, and is a model of
neatness in every way. It is already
enjoying a liberal patronage.
Mrs. Robert Strang of Eckelson and
daughter, Ann, are dn the city shop
A number of Episcopalians are go
ing to Fargo tomorrow to attend the
convocation held there.
Mrs. Ella Stafnell. whose residence
is on Eleventh Ave. and BVmrth st„
is adding a large flwch to her house
and making other improvements.
The preliminaries for the Barnes
County Play Picnic to be held
on the Normal Campus, May 23, are
being run off today. Both Lincoln and
Ritchie school made the records with
good margins, and winners of today
will be in the finals later.
Mrs. D. W. Clark and daughter,
who have spent the winter in Calif
ornia and other western states, are
expected home in the near future.
They are at present visiting with Mrs.
Clark's sister in Seattle and will prob
ably go around by way of Vancou
ver on their return trip home.
The regular semi-monthly meeting
of the Lincoln School circle will be
held in the school house on Tuesday
afternoon. The third, fourth and fifth
grades will give a demonstration les
son in arithmetic, after which will
follow the regular program. Mrs.
Olsby has prepared a paper on "Va
cation Duties—What a Child Can Do
to Help His Mother." Later will fol
low a discussion led by Miss Farley
on the play picnic. The mothers are
urged to create a wide spirit of en
thusiasm in this play picnic and in
crease the loyalty and enthusiasm of
Lincoln school. It cannot be done
any easier than by the parents attend
ing these e/ents themselves.
J. N. Green and family, who have
spent the winter months in Califo
nki. returned home several days ago
F. E. Batchelder of Fingal spent
the day in the city on a short busi
Mr. Tiesling is visiting friends in
Oscaloosa, Iowa, for a week or more
and is expected to return here next
Mr. Calhoun of the C. C. Chaffee
company went to Fargo last night to
meet Mrs. Calhoun, who has been
visiting in the east during the win
ter months. Mrs. Calhoun is expected
home today from Philadelphia. Mr,
and Mrs. Calhoun will reside in the
house recently vacated by Alex. Karr
and family on Columbia avenue.
FROM SATURDAY'S DAILY
SATURDAY, MAY 9, 1914.
J. Van 'Houten left this after
noon for Minneapolis and points in
southern Minn. She was accompanied
by her sister, Miss Hallock, who has
been spending thef winter with her.
Chas Ferguson, the elevator man of
Oriska, is in the city today on matters
D. D. Stewart and family have mov
ed and are now residing in the Wes
H. E. McRready, the land man, left
yesterday for Minnesota on matters rt
John D. Gray returned this morning
from the Twfn Cities where he went
this week on a business mission.
I. J. Moe is making a number of im-
A New Lot
$1.95 to $25
provements on his home. Among them
area cement wall at the front, which
will be planted with a flower garden.
Other shrubbery is also being put In.
Work on th© addition to the plant
of the Times Record Printing Com
pany is progressing as fast as the
weather conditions will permit The
rains have delayed work greatly, com
pelling the company to lose several
large jobs which they would have pre
ferred to have done in a local plant if
possible. When completed the plant
will be, if not the largest, one of the
finest in North Dakota.
Ben Northridge, candidate for com
missioner from the first commissioners
district, is in the city today. Mr.
Northridge Is well pleased over the
prospects for election in his section of
the county, and says that the promises
of support which he has received are
most encouraging. Mr. Northridge is
familiar with practically every side of
the county's business, and if nominated
which now seems highly plrobable, will
be equipped to take an efficient part
in the administration her affairs.
Charles Walters, the genial landlord
of Wimbledon, is spenldng the day in
Valley City. He reports business good
in bis home town, except for the heavy
Banker Jesse J. Taylor of Oriska
was in the city Friday on business
Henr S. Reade, assistant state fire
marshal ,is spending a couple of days
in Valley City, investigating the caus
es of the library fire. At the time he
left, he had nothing of a public nature
Miss Lillian Cook has requested that
all those whQ have books from the
public library will retain them until
further published notice in this paper.
No fines will be imposed after May
WEDNESDAY MAY 13. 1914.
Assistant State Dairy Commissioner
E. A. Greenwood left thi smorning
for Fingal, where he is spending the
day in the interest of the State Dairy
Thomas H. Lavery was a passenger
this taorning on No. 7, for Jamestovi
•where he will remain for several days
visiting at the home of his daughter,
The local branch of the P. E. O.
will give a twilight concert on Sat
urday .afternoon, at the Rex theater.
This concert Is open to the public,
and as a good program has been pre
pared, it is expected that there will
be a large attendance.
Rev Alex. Karr announces today
that camp sites for the Chautauqua
are often for reservation. The an
nouncement will be found in another
column. There will undoubtedly be
a big rush for camping sitec, and
already there are a number of appli
cations in from several towns in the
county as well as local people.
County Commissioner Martin Con
Ion, accompanied by Mrs. Conlon auto
€d to the city this morning from their
form home near Eckelson. While
Mrs. Conlon is visiting with relatives
and friends in the city, the genial
commissioner is spending the day with
other memibers of the boards viewing
There will be a meeting of the Re
becca lod/ge at t!he Odd Fellow's hall:
on Thursday evening. All members
are requested to be present.
Arleigh Miller has returned from ai
brief visit at Minneapolis. During his
visit he purchased a four cylinder Cole
and will soon be showing all the boys
Manager Burgess wishes to an
nounce that there will be practice on
Thursday and Saturday evenings. All
players are requested to report and
others wishing a tryout will be wel
George Riedman spent yesterday in
Svea township loking after the inter
ests of the North Dakota Motor com
pany. He made the trip by auto and
reports the roads dry, but rather
K. A* Bonhus returned to the city
last evening from his farm southeast
of the city, where he had been for
TheHome of Up to Date Dry (foods
New Arrivals in Wash Goods
Direct From One of New York's Largest Mills
|E have just received the most beautiful line of Wash Goods
that has ever been our privilege to see in many a day.
All the season's most popular cloths in all the newest weaves
and colors. The new 4Crepetine" cloth at 25c, and the
'Polo Silk Ratine'* 36 inches wide at 50c, are both remarkable values. The new
Silk Stripe Crepe at 50c is "simply beautiful'* and they all come in a handsome
range of new shades. Almost all of them come in small pieces so if you expect to
get just the material and color you like best, you had better hurry. No matter wheth
er you want to buy or not, we want you to come in and see them. Some of the
new things are displayed in our south windows.
A Handsome Line of Goats at $7.50 to $25.00
several days. He is getting ready to
put up a concrete silo and may also
build a machine shed.
J. L. Betzina, formerly of Rogers,
arrival in the city today and
is In search ofa suitable house to
rent Mr. Betzina has disposed of
'his farming Interest near Rogers and
anticipates making Valley City his
Otto Neumann of the Carpenter
Neumann Lumber company is expect
ed home today from a several days'
stay at Pillsbury, and Luverne, where
he has been looking after their yards.
Charles Pesek, formerly of this city,
but who is now residing on his farm
near Rogers, is spending the day in
the city on business matters. He is
making the trip by auto.
John Brady, the well known N. P.
foreman of this city, left this morn
ing for the Litchville country, where
he will spend the day looking after
his farming Interests.
The faculty erf the State Normal
school met In regular social-profession
al session yesterday afternoon, when
the speakers were Prof. Hardin Lucas,
and Miss Candis Nelson, of the de
partment of education. Miss Nelson
addressed the meeting on "The Classi
fication of Students," and Prof. Lucas
told of some of the experiments and
the work conducted' hy his department.
Light refreshments were served and
the meeUng was adjourned at 6 o'clock
to allow the members to attend the
Normal-Ellendale game on the athletic
Arliegh Miller returned this morn
ing from Mlnenapolis, after several
days spent there with relatives. While
gone Mr. Miller purchased a Hudson
There will be a regular meeting ofi
the Elks lodge in the lodge hall onj
Friday evening of this week. All
members are urged to he present.
Signed, D. S. Ritchie, Exalted ruler.
About 20 of the Valley City Ma
sons expect to go to leal tomorrow
evening and assist that lodge in put
ting on the third degree.
A Lot of Rain
$5 to $15
PROFESSOR WISE SAYS:
To build with
out a definite
plan is like try
ing to make a
wards up a hill.
Ever try It?
The process ofj
home is one of the most pleasant
things known, but when you are done,
you want the satisfaction of konwing
that it is good, that it cost little and
that it is worth more.
Everyone who has seen the Rogers
Jeffrey Lumber Co.'s Plan Book of
Pleasant homes is inthusiastic over it,
for these homes are planned to save
you money, make you happy and make
you come back with your friends and:
urge them to build. It took two years
to complete this book and never were
such plans under one cover.
See Mr. Jeffrey and get a plan free.
More next week.
Yours for worthy,
FOR SALB—$900 worth of stock Jtn
good North Dakota Insurance CM
pany, preferably to party, wishing to
make a good permanent Investment
See E. Gjerdrum, Valley City, N. D.
Why don't you make the extra
rooms in your house help pay
your rent? There area lot of fine
yong people who would be de
lighted to take them at a good
price. Very often persons look
ing for rooms run a little W
Ad in our Classified Advey
section. Perhaps you will
ad of the very roomer
there now. Turn to .°iPuty,
If not, just send us a li
Ad describing the iv^^d, by
have for rent. It is./__--ances
tain to find a rooj
Want Ads cost butX f»w pennies.
Clothes That Are Noi Good
Enough to Guarantee Are
Not Good Enough
For Us To Sell
There's a statement we want every
man to know—it means exactly what
it says. It is not advertising, it'B policy
THE POLICY THAT RULES THIS
STORE FROM END TO END.
It is in line with this policy, that
we wish to call your attention to our
new spring showing of
STRAUS LABEL SiUITS
Cravenettes and Balmacaant
Made especially for us by
$15.00 to $30.00
Their equals as to value and wear
can not be duplicated elsewhere at
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