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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Jamestown weekly alert. — 16 December 1886

mm 1 KM 'r Ti TM %Mk Tfti* tribe 'Mtof *njr I Witt Ute exc«' lake. Tb?081of lha fforarnmenT? *AV 3"." 1AMEST0WN POPULATION 3.500 Juuiesiown, the metropolis and trade ccute of the upper James River Valley, Is the county en. or Stutsman county. It is equidlitant from Fargo and Bismarck, about one hundred miles from each, and ts located ou tno most heaatlful site along the lueof the Northern Pacitic Railroad, between the bluffs and the bunks of the James River. The machine and repair ehepsand headquarters of the Dakota division of the Northern Pacitic, and of he Jamestown & Northern railroads are located here and it is the shipping and distributing point for the vast scope of country to the northwest reached by the latter railroad. Jamestown has a graded public school, including a high school course, occupying two large school buildings aril employing eleven teachers. It con tains six handsome church edifices, and its popu­ lation, numbering 8,500. is made up from the best and most...

Publication Title: Jamestown Weekly Alert
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: North Dakota, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Jamestown weekly alert. — 23 December 1886

f" i' '11 to I! 'ii 3$bU ft 1 !'A -^V h% '(. 'i i: VOL. IX i/he Jamestown Alert Daily Except Monday, and Weekly. E :R hvl The Daily Alert is delivered in the city by cur -ier, at 'i'G ccntu a month. •tv mail, oosta".' juitl, IU the Uuitod.Stutes: Daily, o.ic var $8.00 DIIUV.in.ree montfs 2.00 Utti-.v. monrli- 4.00 Weplri, one yoa. '-2.00 Weekly, BIX month* 1-00 W. It. KBLLOOO. UDUK FRANCIS began a term of court at Sied'i yesterday. Several important criminal cases will be tried, among them the VVolf-Unger case in which \V. E. Dodge of Jamestown, wil appear for the defense. IN Valley City the dramatic program for the season will be varied with a Nor­ wegian play, Til Saeters. The costumes have arrived from LnCrosse, Wis. COHN shucking is now in progress in the southern tiers of counties ii Dakota and the farmers down there complain that com sell-t lor only twenty cents per bushel, and the only way to get anything out of it is by feeding hogs, aud that is a very final) margin. THE Mon...

Publication Title: Jamestown Weekly Alert
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: North Dakota, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Jamestown weekly alert. — 23 December 1886

Ml FANCY'S QCGKH. ., will not say it sho be dark or fair, Or it lier eyes ba hazel, black or blue I will not dwell upon her weallh of hair, Or oa its silken glossiness or hue. I know not il to other men she seem The sweetest woman earth has ever seen, The incarnation of a poet's dream— But this I know she is my Fancy's Queen. Be thou forever lilest, propitious day, When first I saw her, robed in creamy white. I sought to speak to her—the would not stay, But like a startled wood-bird took to flight. The fairies knew her as she swiftly stept Along their forest pathway arched with green, And from the flower-fastnesses out crept, To weave new love-spells for my Fancy's Queen. I followed hard at heel—she knew it not, _Pot never once she turned herlovely face Nor paused, but onward sped towards the spot Whereon were housed her innocence and grace. I rested not until I learned her name. And wooed her—aye,and made her mine, I ween! And now she is a gravo and stately dame But nonetheless is ...

Publication Title: Jamestown Weekly Alert
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: North Dakota, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Jamestown weekly alert. — 23 December 1886

£*v7W^ i—f I. ,i ft &- & &*•£&? THE WASHINGTON MONUMENT. The Passenger Klevator Soon To Be Completed—Vandalism of Sight-Beers. The passenger elevator of tlie Wash­ ington mouumesit is in position, and will be completed and in readiness to carry passengers to the five hundred foot level, when congress shall author­ ize such use to be made of it. It will be some time yet before the monument is entirely completed, for it is necessa­ ry to imprvoe the present somewhat unsightly surrouudings by (forming a mound about the base, which will af­ ford a gradual, though irregular au ccnt to the floor of the monument. This work can not be commenced for a month yet, as it contemplates the fill­ ing of Babcock lake, and this is not to be done until after the fish are all re­ moved. Preliminary steps are being taken, however, and nearly all the frame buildings surrounding the mon­ ument, which were sold the other day, are now being removed. All the re­ maining hoisting apparatus, t...

Publication Title: Jamestown Weekly Alert
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: North Dakota, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Jamestown weekly alert. — 23 December 1886

j2& mm THE ALERT. OFFICIAL PAPER OF CITY AND COUNTY. Brother Burehard Heard Jj'rom. Professor Burehard, the crazy cousiu of ex-President Hayes, who was so kind­ ly cared for at the asylum Inst summer, by Dr. Archibald and assistants, lias sent a letter to the Uismarck Tribune, the substance of which shows that the poor crank is getting worse instead of i. better, since he left Dakota. The follow­ ing is the literary effort of the professor, PF GILSUM, CHESHIRE Co.. N. II. Dec. 13.' 1S86 .Bismarck Tribune: GENTLEMEN: 1 cannot find the copy -•'"of your paper that I had, but I believe you belong to the democratic party. 1 have very damaging I acts against Dr. O. W. Archibi'ld, Dr. Armstrong, James B. Ruddy and Wm. Birmingham, all of the North Dakota hospital for the insane Dr. Armstrong left last August. Ruddy was a drunken attendant. Also! have facts against 11. B. Hayes for more than nine years, which others know but little about. 1 have something against Hon. Johnson Nickeus and...

Publication Title: Jamestown Weekly Alert
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: North Dakota, United States
Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Jamestown weekly alert. — 23 December 1886

WEEKLY ALERT. Telegraphic. PKUOS CITY, J) Tex., FORT K.EGII, NEW YORK, ST. PAUI., c. 16. —Reports nro current a tug strike in l'nso coun'y, west of licre. A silver lode 1ms been found that runs awiiy up in the hun­ dreds in silver. One company him put ten men ut wot Is in one of the mines, and if tlie piOnpi'Ct uommues itiey will in­ crease the forci next motilh to fitly men. tjamplesbnve leeu Drought, in, and it is undoubtedly rich. Parties have left here to locate some claims. There is no doubt about the mineralj'leposits in West Texas. tiay last Agent Williamson issued an or­ der lo drive off the Crow reseivrtliou all cattle now pas'uring there also, to burn some buildings and corrals reee illy erect­ ed near Bull Mountain station. If he meets with resistance he will call for troops, llesiiysn.) cattlemen have re served permits to graze on the reserva­ tion. This is rough on stock men whose lmlf starved animals have been tempted by the sight and snu II of luxuriant herb­ age to s...

Publication Title: Jamestown Weekly Alert
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: North Dakota, United States
Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Jamestown weekly alert. — 23 December 1886

l' 'K j.'V'fi.Jg I1. W. R. KELLOGG, Publisher. JAMESTOWN, DAKOTA. PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE. .H® Urges the Beduction of Federal Tax­ ation and the Suspension of Sil 9 ver Coinage. it- t&ly' Extended Remarks on the Affairs of the War, Navy, Postofllce and ln #tvr terior Departments. THE PRESIDENTIAL MESSAGE. •WHAT IS THOUGHT OF IT. WASHINGTON, Special Telegram. Deo. 6.— Hie Dresident's message is generally com­ mended for its dignity, bat it cannot be said that it fully meets the expectations of his friends. The passage which relates to the OlTil service is regarded by those who are fell* most interested in the subject as too Vague and general, and as notable chiefly for its omissions. The free traders are not satisfied that the message does not contain specific recommendation, and they do not oonsider that the very specific recommenda­ tion of the secretary of the treasury as to tne wool and free raw material compensate "Cor the omissions of the president Columns eonld be filled with ...

Publication Title: Jamestown Weekly Alert
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: North Dakota, United States
Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Jamestown weekly alert. — 23 December 1886

^rn 'it /l & & fi *3? *3? 1 i* 1 tlie location and settlement of nny Indian will ins to tako laud in severalty. On the contrary, the inclination to dos snould lie stimulated at all times when proper and expedient. But there Is no authority of law for malclnu allotments on some of the reservations and on others the allot­ ments rovtded for are so small that the Indians, though ready and desiring to settle down, are not willing to accept such small aroa:, when their reservations contain ample lands to afford them homesteads of nullicient size to moct their pres­ ent and future needs. These inequalities of ex­ isting special laws and treaties should be cor­ rected and some ceneral legislation on the sul |ect should he provided so that the more pro­ gressive members ot the different tribes may be settled upon homesteads, and by their example learn others to follow, breaking away from tribal oustoms and substituting therefor lovo of home, Interest of the family and rale of the st...

Publication Title: Jamestown Weekly Alert
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: North Dakota, United States
Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Jamestown weekly alert. — 23 December 1886

ivtv sfei- OVULATION 3,500 Harnett own, the metropolis and trade centc of jl" upper James River Valley, is the county fu. 8ntiiMi coyly. It is equidistant from Far^'o Biimarck, ftout one hundred miles from each, located on the most beautiful site alone the 'm 'he Northern Pacillc Railroad, between the and the banks of the James River. The W4 repair shops and headquarters of the Dakota division of the Northern Pacillc, and of ^he Jamestown & Northern railroads are located '.v here and it le the shipping and distributing point for the vact scope of country to the northwest ttached by th latter railroad. ^j».c'• Jamestown has a graded public school, including W' high fchco1 course, occupying two large scliool .OuildinpB afd employing eleven teachers. It con talna six iand«ome church edilices, and its popu­ lation numbering 3,500, is made up from the best loost enterprising classes of the northeastern and northwestern states. It is surrounded for rtfty miles in every direction by th...

Publication Title: Jamestown Weekly Alert
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: North Dakota, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Jamestown weekly alert. — 30 December 1886

K- A I 1 Jf 1 ,! K^l:- -,y .,-/J^ ,'-.',i4' The amesto wn Alert Daily Except Monday, and Weekly. E IE! IM: S The Daily Alert is delivered in the city by car­ rier, at 75 cents a month. •iy mail oogtaw paid, In the UnitedjStatee: Daily, oae $8.00 .inree moDtfcs 3.00 Da'ly.str month? 4.00 Weeki v, one 8.00 Weekly, six months 1-00 W. R. KELLOGG. JOSEPH O AGE:IT, who has just been ap­ pointed postmaster at Mandao, ia one of the old timers and builders of his town. He is said to be popul ir and deserving. GENEIIAT. DENNIS, of the militia, is a soldier candidate for clerk of the council. The general's se-vices both national and territorial, In the field, should ba pass words of sufficiency. THE Villard Leader rejoice?, 'n plain unvavnished teitns, over the refusal of the county commissioners to allow Frank Spear to qualify as district attorney. Mr. Spear will apply for a mandamus.' A MCHENKY county man pays from |1.50 to .#2.00 for snowy owls. He mounts them on artificial snow stands and ...

Publication Title: Jamestown Weekly Alert
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: North Dakota, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Jamestown weekly alert. — 30 December 1886

lS KL IVM' If H' 11 I js ]1 i( 1H I *£. 4 pi to- 1* t» WW L?M TIIE BULMKMJ. The bulldog is a savage boaBt, _He never fumea nor rants, ]|Ut he will leave the daintiest feast To tear a lover's pants. (Wetrust our good Bostonian friends Will pardon us this time, ?F "trousers" ould not suit our ends. Because they would not rhyme.) And when he gets a solid grip, (We mean the purp, you know,) Until these nether garments r-r-rip He never will let go. 1 But sets his teeth, and growls and growls, _^With malace ill-concealed, Unmindful of the lover's howls, Until the cloth doth yield. And then the lover climbs the fence, And is not apt to stop, ,, But rapidly meanders hence Unto the tailor's shop. Bo out ot evil good doth come, For, though the lover swears, It makes the tailor's business hum To mend the bulldog's tears. —Soiuerville Journal. Pr A Matrimonial Schemer. A STORY. It is a curious circumstance that while the waiting-room at your den­ tist's is sure to be a cheerful apart­ ment, wel...

Publication Title: Jamestown Weekly Alert
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: North Dakota, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Jamestown weekly alert. — 30 December 1886

1 -h1"- ,/ 'w v.. 5. .: I 'II FORTY-NINTH C0N0BBS& co"'it Mr. Morrill offered a resolution instruct ing the cominitteo on finance to examine as to the expediency of some practical me-.sure for the maintenance of the system of national banks, with ample sccuritv and without additional cost to the gov eminent. After a tariff debate, a message from the house was presented on the death of Representative Dowdney of New York. Senator McMillan offered un amendment providing for the purchase of the painting culled "Farming in Dakota," now hanging in the room of the senate committee on commerce, at a cost not to exceed $3,000. HOUSE.—Mr. Hewitt introduced a bill which provides that the secretary of the treasury may anticipate so much of the interest of the funded debt of the United States us may be in exccss of ii per cent, per annum. If nil the holders of the 4 and 4% per cents should avail themselves of this opportunity, about seventy-five to eighty millions of the surplus would be use...

Publication Title: Jamestown Weekly Alert
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: North Dakota, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Jamestown weekly alert. — 30 December 1886

f/jj 44 r*r- sJf»fied W' & ,«» (•fuv,, V:'. -. „V ,'• I THE ALERT. IFF1CUL PAPER OF CITY AND COUNTY Christmas Celebration. i* X#fc evening was a great tune for the Children. In four churches there were Chriilniu entertainments, and from all -'Bf thwo the cmldren went away happy. is., iA-V.th®, Methodist church an interesting program bad been prepared and so gCQoroiu stock of Curistmta edibles that no one was missed. Every ,^Ody received something and the children ^11 left with their pockets full. The en i^ft^iooneht was opened by J. J. Le Tour superintendent i.f the Sunday •cbool, who presided. The program was and interesting, consisting of mu *»y the church chrir, recitations and a MfiM of readings by Mr. LeTourneau Md responses by thescbool. Mi. Dicke introduced and alter a few pleasing And humorous introductory remarks, 'jprocetided to address the children in ati ^.interesting and instructive vein. The fcddress waa listened to with marked ai tenuon and coui.-uutcl much good u...

Publication Title: Jamestown Weekly Alert
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: North Dakota, United States
Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Jamestown weekly alert. — 30 December 1886

_xJ{ H. ... 'U WEEKLY ALERT. Telegraphic. Iakkton, THE VACANT JUDGESHIP. "I see that Judge Becker, of Fargo, is a candidate for the ofiice left vacant by the appointment of Judge Church to the governorship. The fellow don't stand as much chance of being appointed as 1 do of be.ng elected president. He and At­ torney General Engle would uialce a good pair to dra'V to. AJyear from now will be the time for the people to get admission, although I am of the opinion that congress stands ready at any time to admit Dakota, pro­ vided an expression is gotten from the people first relative to the question ot division. The last bill introduced by Mr. Springer is a good one, and stards a good show of passing. Ihonvvood, Mich., Dec., 23.—The "Iron Chief" iron mine, at Sunday Lake, a few miles from here, was sold last week to Milwaukee capitalists tor $100,000. The mine's output of ore this reason, was 9,OUO tons of 2,210 pounds each. During the active mining, and shipping season, which closcd No...

Publication Title: Jamestown Weekly Alert
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: North Dakota, United States
Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Jamestown weekly alert. — 30 December 1886

Vtf .1* ti i.- 3?fe* W. R. KELLOGG, Publisher. JiMESTOWN, DAKOTA. Commercial Bulletin estimatesi the November fire loss in the United States and Canada at $10,000,000, «r)bich is an increase of one-third upon November average since the Boston ire of 1872. Fred Douglass says that the prejudice against color is getting as strong in Europe as it is in flegro minstrel cities. the United States, •ad that it is caused by the adsurd and sometimes offensive antics of troupes in the European The eleven greatest dairy states New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indi­ ana, Michigan, Illinois, Wisconsin, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri and Kan ••a—had, as shown by the last census, 7,524,643 cows used in dairying. These States are all solid against bogus batter. Acarefully kept record at Charleston shows that there have been altogether seventy-six shocks of earthquakes— thirty-four in September and the last two days of August, twenty-eight in October, and fourteen in November. The greater number of them were...

Publication Title: Jamestown Weekly Alert
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: North Dakota, United States
Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Jamestown weekly alert. — 30 December 1886

5? I i1 1 f^th- UNKIND WOODS. If 1 Tiad known in tlio morning How wearily nil the day The words unkind would trouble yourmind That I said when you wont tttvuy, I had been more careful, darling, Nor given you tieudleHs pain But we vex our own .vitli look and tone We may never take back again. For though in the quiet evening You may give me a kiss or peace Yet it well uiight be that never for mo The pain of the heart might cease! How many go forth at morning Who never come home at night! And hearts have broken for harsh words spoken, That Morrow can ne're set right. We have caroful thought for the stranger, And smiles for the sometime guest But oft for our own the bitter tone, Though we lovo our own the best. Ah, lips with the curl impatient! Ah, brow with the shade of scorn! 'Twere a cruel fato were the night to lato To undo work of the morn. SEPTIMUS' FIANCEE. Si It was exceedingly hot in the little rlorqf the country inn where Ed Fenwick lay tossing on the |biir sofa, inadequately ...

Publication Title: Jamestown Weekly Alert
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: North Dakota, United States
Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Jamestown weekly alert. — 30 December 1886

J® I- & k'-' IAMESTOWN POPULATION 3.500 Jamestown, the metropolis and trade cente of tje upper James River Valley, is tho county »». or Stutsman county. It in equidistant from Fargo and Bismarck, about one hundred miles from each, •nd la located ou the most beautiful site along the tltneof the Northern Pacific Railroad, bctweeu the Maffs and the banks of the James River. The machine and repair shepsand headquarters of the Dakota division of the Northorn Pacific, and of he Jamestown & Northern railroads are located here and It Is the shipping and distributing poiut for the vast scope of country to the northwest reached by thi latter railroad. Jamestown has a graded public achool, Including a high schoo1 course, occupying two large school Buildings and employing eleven teachers. It con tains six handsome church edillces, and its popu­ lation numbering 3,500, is madu up from the best inoet enterprising classes of the northeastern and northwestern states. It is surrounded for ll...

Publication Title: Jamestown Weekly Alert
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: North Dakota, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Jamestown weekly alert. — 6 January 1887

1 1 1 7\, I' •1%: I ,/ !1 I- ?r"? '##1811! V'#? W:, ... i -S 1 & -4T -1 ,irf''kfi** I'oi1 V" iWU-rii C''%^ •1H1? W- 'V fl VOL. IX 1 The Jamesto wn Alert Daily Except Monday, and Weekly. S The Daily Alert is delivered in the city by car­ rier, at 75 cents a month. •Jy raai!. nosta^o said, in the XTnitedjStales: Daily. oae yi-ar $8.00 Uttii.v.iiuee mon'fcs s,0" Daily, sir months 4.00 Wecki one yes: Weekly.BIZ months 8.00 1.00 W. R. KELLOGG. TIIE first tram oyer the Manitoba left Aberdeen Sunday night for St. Paul. T. F. Marshall, of Yankton, his open­ ed a bank at Oakes, the first one on deck. YANKTON'S hard coal supply is exhaus ted and the town is at tne mercy of the railroads. THE Alert,notices that C. T. Amidon, a thoroughgoing, popular student of law at Fargo, wbo has been reading with Col. Thomas, passed a rigid examination at tho bar, and goes through with flying colors. Congratulations are extended from his Jamestown acquaintances. YANKTON Herald: Gen. Dennis is said' to b...

Publication Title: Jamestown Weekly Alert
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: North Dakota, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Jamestown weekly alert. — 6 January 1887

a KPABATIOH. jp^ Hnwiii grown between the two— A. strong, thick wall," though all unseen, Iflw liiow when the first stone* were laid, nor how thi wall was built, I ween. igjUd ao their lives were wide apart, pi*-Although they shared one board, one bed A weloH eye saw naught amiss. Ml each was to the other dead. Ijb much absorbed in work and gain, Grew soon unmindful ol his loss A hard indilterence worse than hate 1 ^Changed love's pure gold to worthies* dress. She suffered tortures all untold Too proud to mourn, too strong to die The wall prssoed heavily on her heart Her white faoe showed her misery. Hath walls are growing day by day Twixt man and wife, 'twixt Iriend and Irisnd— Would they could know, who lightly build, How sad and bitter is tho end. A careless word, or unkind thought, A slight neglect, a taunting tone— Such things as these, before we know, Have laid the wall's foundation stone. SWEETER THAN FAME. "Stand aside! Here! open that door!"—to the cabbv who, seeing that «n...

Publication Title: Jamestown Weekly Alert
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: North Dakota, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Jamestown weekly alert. — 6 January 1887

MK3. BUMFS PPBDINfl, BYtA»Y S» MtESOOTT. XVam Harper'* Bsuutan It had always bean the caatom in MM. Oapulet's day to bake one o! bar beat plum-puddinge daring Christmas weak for the char-woman, Mrs. Burke, who was never likely to taste such a dainty at other seasons. "Why should we keep all the good things to ourselves," she used to ask, "eat plum-pudding whenever we fancy it, and this poor hard-working woman never know the taste of such a mor­ sel?" It was also the cubtom of the house "to build," as Harry Capulet used to say, several of these rich pud dings at the same time they would keep lor weeks or months without spoiling, and there they were, at a moment's no­ tice, if dinner company arrived unex­ pectedly on washing or ironing days, when it was inconvenient to concoct nice desserts. When Mrs. Harry Cap nlet took the management of affairs after his mother's death, her hus­ band's cousin, who had been regent during the interregnum, said to her at Christmas-time: "I hope, dear, ...

Publication Title: Jamestown Weekly Alert
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: North Dakota, United States
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