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w- 0"? -tv— ~-ir' .'«£• b$*rtra C.OUHT VOU TtSZA T. Washington A Jfi* frREDg^lTmWl, The new cooperative elevator at Portland is doing an unusual business. Gustof Borsert shot an eagle last Monday about eight miles west of Linton, weighing 31 pounds. The political dopsters have it that Congressman Helgesoff will be a can didate for the United, States senate. The new home of H. C. Harlison, located about ten miles southwest of Dawson, was recently destroyed by Are. It is reported that Senator LaFol lette's name will appear on the pri mary ballot of North Dakota next March. The citizens of Van Hook are considering voting $4,000 for the purpose of installing an electric light plant. Granville Aurtin, New Rockford, lost one joint of a finger in a buzz saw in the wagon shop of R. U. Aus tin & Son. James Cloak, living five miles south west of Dickey, suffered a painful accident when a horse fell on him and crushed his foot. The activity of the Personal Lib erty League indicates that the li quor question may be voted on at the next election. The little son of J. H. Wagner of Steel was kicked by one of his fath* er's horses and his left arm broken, one day last week. The old Goss place, an early tree claim located about eleven miles east of Fressenden, was recently cold., for $50 per acre. C. R. Kositzky of the state tax commission has announced his can didacy for the republican nomina tion for state auditor. Threshing is still in progress around Hazleton, four machines be ing at work in. an effort to clean up before heavy snows fall. Frank E. Wood, prominent farm er cashier of the Farmers' and Mer chants bank at Leeds, died, last week after a short illness with pneumonia. Fire destroyed the Johnstad hotel, the Gackle Republican printing of fice, a drug store and Frank Stuhr's restaurant, at Gackle last Sunday a week. The American Milking Shorthorn Breeders' association will hold its annual meeting at Minot on Feb., 15 to 18, during the Minot mid-winter fair. ,.' j'.' Watford City reports that" fully half the wheat crop marketed at that placc, amounting to about 300,000* bushels, yet remains in the hands of the farmers. William Preslsy, age 20, residing with his parents northeast of Bot tineau, was instantly killed one day last week by the accidental discharge of his own rifle. Farmers of Rtjland township, Bot tijvefiu county, drganized' a farmers' yV: '.Vr GUkRMNG WELLANP CANAL MAJOR. ROBERT Ne vs Snapshots Of the Week Captains sis wt ranee. Three arrests marked federal activities against Germans *Paul Koenie and ada, and Frederick Scheindl, a clerk, accused of stealing information from the NaHonfi' rftlh Tn,teee. tor Norman B. Black, former manager of the Times-Herald printing com bination in Grand Gorks, it is re ported.. i: being suggested as a can didate for governor of North Dako ta. Since the river froze over the farm ers from Mc-Kenzie county are haul ing large quantities of grain across to Sanish, the new terminus of the Soo. They report the roads in fine shape. H. L. Kastner killed, a bald eagle at his farm south of Jamestown last week. The bird weighed 25 rounds ard measured 7 feet 10 ir.cehs from tip to ti.-: I.!r. K^tncr will havo it mounted. The seventh annual North Dakota Corn and Clover, convention and mid winter fair will be held, in Grand Forks Jan. 31 to Feb. 5, inclusive, under the direction of the Grand Forks Agricultural society. Henry D. Estabrook of New York city, 1 as or.sned campaign headquar ter at Bismarck from which rlace ho will work in the interest of his candidacy for the presidency for the coming primaries in March. Steps were taken last week to per feet the Grand Forks immigration association. A meeting of burin^s'. men and farmers were held at the court house at which appropriate resolutions were duly passed. The feurth annual show of the Ran som County Poultry association, will bs held in Lisbon, Jan. 3 to 8. With three silver cups in competition, fan ciers of tie county will ba but with splendid strings of birds for the event. E. G. Robsrts of Wircondn, will be judge. More than 116 elevators were add ed to the litt of farmers' cooperative elevators in North Dakota the last year. A few of-thre were new build ings but most of them were line ele- 4 THE NONPARTISAN LEADER "r. if-/ wr-'rf *m.,* STri T«r rissjs s*. Hungary, thinks impossible. The departure of most of the British fmnnTf ...-M State News Told in Short and Pointed Paragraphs club last Sunday. These farmers, it is reported, are waking up to the im portance of cooperat.on. Osnabrock will have a new eight room school building this year. The new building will cost ap,proximately $20,000. I4, much needed as th2 old building is crowded. The farm home of Leon Dage, fif teen milej southwest of Natoleon, was destroyed by fire last Sunday a week. No one was home and the cause of the fire is unknown. P-ter Silbernagel,, son of a promin ent farmer of Beaver Creek settle ment wert of Burnstad, suffered a fracturcd knee by being run over with a wagon load, of grain. A new threshing rig belonging to Fred Hauck G. Weis't and, others at Golden Valley was burned on the John, Isaak farm near' the Knife river last week. Isaak lost about 600 bus lie Is of flax no insurance. the Mb^vond MRS WOOPR WILSON PAPEH IGfhkral riA!6 y. "v possible attack by the Germans on Egvpt Sir Douglas Haiir sucpp^od Gathpoli for Places nnknown.nmewed talk of a cha'ged her two sons and then killing himself. Profit He is aid to have been an escaped prisoner from the Washington state reformatory. aTStanStitreS 1:1 W-.lliston, North Dakota, is going to have cheap electricity. A con tract ha3 been comr.leted with the government for a three year supply, to be furnish'd, thru the government power plant at the Wil lirton irrigation project. Electri city will ba furrjahed for lighti,jig MED'l TERRA A'EA/i E which Count von Tizsa F/euch as commander wlth of farmers, have united in a coopera- tive marketing plan which is unique vators absorbed by farmers' organ- purposes at 10 cents p,?r kilowatt za ions. hear, but for power, heating and A 13-year-old son of Mr. and, Mrs. cooking purposes the rate will be Schobert, three miles south of Dickey 4 cents per killowatt hour. Willis got his hand caught in a gasoline en- ton is probably the only city in the gine, which resulted in tearing the United States that is lighted by the thumb completely off the right hand federal government. and badly wrenching the'ligaments of WiiLams county farmers are awak- arm- eniHe The Missouri Ridge, Garden Valley farmers' clubs in the county are and Williams township club.5, of Wil- lointly- maintaining a market in the ams county near AVilliston, composed ci^ in the state and which is bringing an^ supplied with a building in splendid results. which the display made. Many A triple murder and suicide oc- townspeople take- advantage of this curred, near Ray last week when opportunity, buying direct from the Bruce Parkinson, alias Guy Hall, using producer, thus caving for themselves an iron bar, killed Mrs. A. M. Hart and and also Petitions in bankruptcy filed at ntf^J00 Lbs- Grand Forks with Referee T, B. El- Sp^ah! ton were: Thomas Nolan, farmer of Sheyenne, N. D„ who places his lia- bihties at $3,524.06 and a:sets at $1,696 Severt Nelson, elevator man orcommon of Hilhboro, who set his liabilities if™0?11 at $2,434 and assets at $180, claimed white1 exemption. Buy your fish direct from cur fisheries. Farm clubs of Williams ccunty J"e bestthe market. Send your or have laid plans for very active work agriculture in Williston, KENCRICKSON & CO., Two Har February 8 to 11. bors Minn For three consecutive years the the judges in the corn show havev|! found that the corn from the F. P. Stults farm, known a", the Square Deal farm, has been the best in. Stark county. As a result Mr. Stults b:comes the owner of the $50 silver loving cup donated by the Northern Pacific. Farmers' institutes will be held at the following placcs and dates in Jan uary: Max, 3rd, ard 4th Rugby, 5th and 6th Loraine, 6th and 7th Peters burg, 7th and 8th Havana 10th and llt.fc Forbes 12th and 13th En^le vale, 14th Merricourt, 14th and lgth Cogr5wcli, 17th Wimbledon, 18th and 19tb Sanborn, 19th and, 20th Fingal, 20th and £lst Kathryn, 20th and 21st Oriska, 22nd Epping, 25th Devils' Lake, 25th to 27th Ray, 2.6th and 27t Tioga, 28th and 29th Goluih-" bu°, 31ft. FlVJaJ TOW TE0TQR3 OOUli1 REACH m??" XBScS?" 'fi*UMW '(V MSOC|At«3« premier of of the British troops in Plotting to wreck Welland canal. Can- to the value of cooperation. of w'th Williston at stated intervals, a great deal of succe s. The clubs bring their products to the city giving the farmers an added eObexes! Real Fi«h !rien Lale »upeior Heninr. "No coM^st/ rags." SCO It s. 1 ox in Back® $2 ^5- Sen/yiur oi^er." Fresh Frozen Lake Superior Berlins Fr^hfrten during the coming two months, the IOC-lb. boxes, $3.25. Fresh Frozen schedule of meetings during that per- Herring per 50-lb. boxes, $2,00. 500 iod providing for 20 gathering's. w«th or ETg'short nJore» ^perT' and Tioga, a,.d a four day of Two Harbors, Minn. JOHNSON couraa S3.00 per 100 lbs. Pick- Beaufort Hotel Minncspolis, Minn. European, Plan, Opposite Old Post Office. Rates, 75c to 1-.50 single 1.00 to 2.50 Double. ^'Service" is our Motto. Special attention will be given the members of-the Farmers Nonpartisan Political Lesgue of North Dakota. R. H. GREER, Manager WHMnBBH A^ew otel 5 I 9 sr ST PAUL. MINN. OPPOSITE C/TY HALL MODERN EUROPEAN PLAN LOCATED IN 1IE4RT OF «1'S1NKSS DISTSICT RATES:. Rooms with detached bath and shower bath— One person 75c, S1.00 and SI.50 per day. Two/ persons in game room, 50c extra. ROOMS with private baths and toilets- One person *1.50 and 2.00 per day Two persons in same room, SI.09 extra. Stmt postal card for colored blotters. WE AIM TO PLEASE it.