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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Jamestown weekly alert. — 5 May 1887

POPULATION 3.500 the metropolis and trade center of James River Valley, Is the county ».. or Stutsman .county. It is equidistant from Fargo aad Bismarck, about one hundred miles from cach, and is located on tne most beautiful site along the line of the Northern Pacific Railroad, between the bluffs and the banks of the James River. The wachine and repair shops and headquarters of the Dakota division of the Northern Pacific, and of the Jamestown & Northern railroads^are located here and it ic the shipping and distributing point for the va*t scope of country to the northwest •cached by the- latter railroad. It has now direct connection with Southern Du kctasnd southern and eastei n.poinistvia thoj ames town & Oakee branch of the Northern Pacific railroad, and the Chicago & Northwestern Exten­ sion. The St. Paul. Minneapolis & Manitoba, and the Chicago, Milwaukee & St- Paul from the •oath to Jamestswo, are in process of comple­ tion. The inevitable entrance of severa...

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. — 12 May 1887

VOL: lipi 1. 1" LOCALITY LOCALIZED 3 4 __ A large number of the friends and pa -trone of the reading room and library showed their appreciation of the! institu tion end encouragement for the efforts of ,the ladies under whose management the exercises were carried to a successful ,,, completion by'attending the entertain ^'Ajment at the rinkWednesday night. About eight o'clock the city band played several ffy lively selections while the audience was assembling. The program, as will.be seen below, was of just the right, length and diversity to be unusually attractive and eiijoyable. Several changes were made from the .exercises as published. The evening was Opened with a bnl liant piano duet by Mrs. E. J. "White and "Mrs. B.- P. Tilden, whose skillful knowl­ edge of the instrument brought forth notes of harmonious melody that wore a -delight to the cultivated ear. "Cherry ./^Ripe" a very pretty and well rendered „, ^'(4uartette by Mre. Glaspell, Mis. Cloes and Messrs. Judd and Hewit n...

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. — 12 May 1887

:n p? If few •sw. tficib" rfw p&rv «T' vm 'S-t Pi THE ALERT. OFFICIAL PAPER OF CITY AND COUNTY REPORTER^' RUSTLING Topics of the Town and Affairs of the County Generally Over­ hauled and Dis­ cussed. .".•• James Biver Valley Matters General and Local Import­ ance Faithfully Chron­ icled. Reading Room Entertainment. A nnmber of ladies who have inaugu­ rated and carried to suecossful comple­ tion several public eatertaiiiments for the benefit of the library, are again in­ teresting themselves to the end that the debt incurred for the benefit of this insti­ tution may be gradually removed. There were a series of three entertainments proposed some time ago, and tickets sold for the same. It has now been decided that another entertainment of a musical and literary character shall be held next Tuesday at the rink, "as part of the series uncompleted. The tickets sold hereto-, fore will be taken for reserved seats at this entertainment. A number of well known people have accepted invita...

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. — 12 May 1887

ft sfcr4 Vr- '*$ A v-_ :$ t,4 k' THE GRASS WORLD. 'Ill Oh, life is rife in the heart of the year 'i •i When midsumm4r sun!j sail high And under the shadow of spike and spear. In the depth of the daisy sky, There's a life unknown to the careless glan cei And under the stillness—an airy prance, 5* And slender, jointed things astir, And gossamer wings in a sunny whir—,j And a world of work and dance. Soft in its throbbing, the conscious grc^n :r Demurely answers the breeze While down in its tangle, in riotous sheen, The hoppers are bending their knees And only a beetle or a lumbering ant, 1 As he pulls a feathery spray aslant— Or the sudden dip of a foraging bird. "With its vibrant trail of tlic clover stirred, 7 Discovers the secret hauEt. Ah, the grass world dies in the autumn dcyst When, studded with sheaf and stack, The fields lie browning in sullen haze, .. Acd creak in the farmer's track. Hushed is the tumult the daisies knew— 4 The hidden sport of the supple ercw,* K^'r And lone...

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. — 12 May 1887

n:m Mil A, KsW. 8»A-* .- Wh Thejamestown Alert E S The Daily Alert is delivered in tliu city by cir riers, at 75 cents a month. Daily, one year $8 CO Daily, six mouths 4 00 Daily, three months. 3 CO Weekly,one year 2 00 Weekly, six months •.'-. 1 00 DAILY (EXCEPT MONDAY) & WEEKLY W. KELLOGG. The Napoleon Townsite Co. are assess­ ing $32.00 per share on,the capital stock of the association. •/•••. Editor Cor win, AT ho is also P. M. at Steele has moved into a hew store room and feels quite proud—as he should. THIS council without a dissenting vote, last night made THE ALEKT the official paper for the city for the coming year. A PitAiKiE lire in the Red River valley is an unheard of affair in the spring, yet that was what happened near Grand Forks yesterday, burning an elevator and doing other damage. A. C. Jordan, editor of the Republican, has gone to Omaha, to become managing editor of the Republican there. A big nmp and a congratulatory one besides for the enterprising and vigo...

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. — 12 May 1887

1 WITH A PANTHER.. 'THRILLING STORY TOLD BY A WIS­ CONSIN PIONEER. •& Backwoods Lad Slakes the Acquaint* ance of an Overgrown, Good Matured "Cat"—An Ominous 6ronliDgA Pi* oneer in a Barn. "Wlion I was a lad of 10," says Silas Smith, an old pioneer of Wisconsin, "my father removed to this state from New England and settled about three miles rfrom Madison. The place was a village then, and a small one at that, and I re w-^afHjjjgm'bcr once seeing a deer running down •'. /the main street with a dozen dogs after •. liim. The road from tho village to our •clearing was little better than a path. ^Thero were ouly two farmers having oxen wagons, and so there was little use -for roadis. Just at the edge of tho woods 'outside tho village was a log barn beloug ing to a storekeeper named Roberts. That •, was the last •building we passed going liome, and the lirst one come to as wo en tered the village clearing. From that -stable to my father's house, three miles, there was only one break in...

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. — 12 May 1887

iivl r^ it* ZlxA'. .•• Vr »v sMk fefrvjv Itktoukm*, ,? \v i| if DAKOTA'S PIONEERS, (low tbe Woucu Go to Market—A Prairie llome» The settlement of all our western lends, from tbe day that Plymouth and Philadelphia were border towns to the present, has been a task of much hardship and exposure, mingled with much that was enjoyable. In Dakota, however, some unusual obstacles are found in the long stretches of treeless plains and the winter brands of the far northwest. -"And yet, such is the indomitable spirit of the Yankee that Dakota has filled more rapidly la the past seven years than has any other western state or territory, except, possibly, California in the flush days of gold mining. Two pictures illustrating pioneer life in north Dakota are given: the settler's first residence, and the Iron tier wife returning from market on a rude sled drawn by one ox. Both these, pictures are reproduced from Frank Leslie's. The dwelling is a "shack"—so called from the Indian cabin, on which it...

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. — 12 May 1887

I if WATTERSON ORA.TES In an Unusually Caustic Vein Be­ fore the Kentucky State Democratic Con­ vention: Gen. Buckner'Nominated for Gov­ ernor— Reviving Passes A Fiendish. Father. .... Henry Watterson Oratesi LOUISVILLE, May 5.—The democratic convention assembled at noon to-day and was.called to order by Col. Stoddard Johnson, chairman of the state central committiee. Over 700 delegates were -. present. Henry Watterson addressed the convention. He said: "We have stumbled ubon times which, if they do not try men's souls, are enough to nause­ ate dogs. Turn which ever way you will it shall go lucky with you if you do not stick your nose in a bottle oE patent med­ icine prepared for the regeneration of mankind. The air is full of nostrums. •There is protectionist's wonderful iron •tonic for making men rich by_taxation there is mugwump's civil service elixir for purifying the system and perpetuate liberty by the erection of an aristocracy of office on the ruins of the representa­ tives ...

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. — 12 May 1887

JAMESTOWN POPULATION 3.500 James'own. the roetropolie and wade center of «tfce upper Jamee River Valley, Se tfce county 8 i)akota %a. «or Sinteman connty. It ie equidistant from Fargo ^and Bl«marck, about one&anired miiee from each, .and 1e located on the moet heaatifcl «ite alone the line of the Northern Pacific Railroad, between the .fclnffe and the banki of tbe Jamee River. The aoscbinu and repair ehope and headquarter* of the division of tbe Northern Paci-flc, and of .tbe Jame*town & Northern rail roads,are located bere and it ie the shipping and di«triboting point for the vast scope of country to the northwest reached by tbe latter railroad. ]t ha« now direct connection with Soul hern Dii Jcota and eonthern and eaetei pointi,via theJ ameg •town & Oakee branch of the Northern Pacific railroad, and the Chicago & Northwestern Exten­ sion. The St. Paul, Minneapolis & Manitoba, and the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul from the •ontb to Jameetawn, are in process ...

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. — 19 May 1887

h-w?f'r Pr-v "v I I I st W !fek i- rVF.V"-'vVi'-- gto? illipit 4. sfM.'-ff!::!'-ei" TMWiPW- •"'•-*::-.', 'v*^ VOL. 'ir S j** LOCALITY LOCALIZED The Weekly Bound Up of the Events of Ihterest and Im­ portance in the City and County. 1 As Gathered and Prepared for the Edification and Information of The Alert's Numer­ ous Headers. A Yardman Injured. George Rulon, one of the men in the -railroad yards, met with a painful acci­ dent Tuesday. The accident happened during the operation known in railroad parlance as "cutting off a car." Mr. Rulon was standing on the top of one of the cars and as the two separated at­ tempted to step to the other but slipped and dropped on the track across one of the rails. He, however, prevented what would otherwise have been a fatality by roiling off and along side of the rail where, as the engine backed up, the box of one of the care struck his hip inflicting a painful bruise. Dr. Rankin was sum­ moned and the injured man taken to his room at the Grand Cen...

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. — 19 May 1887

THE ALERT. OFFICIAL PAPER OF CITY AND COUNTY REPOliTKKvV UUS'JLIXli Topics of the Town and Affairs of the County Generally Over­ hauled and Dis­ cussed. James River Valley Matters of General and Local Import­ ance Faithfully Chron­ icled. The Festival and Dance. Owing to tlio ruin and wind storm the attendance it the entertainment tinder the joint auspiccs ol the Woman's Relief Corps and Hons of Veterans was not as large as was expected, still several hun­ dred renturod out. The hall was hand­ somely decorated by the ladies and pre­ sented an appearance indicative of the festivities. Flajs and bunting were pro­ fuse while on the stage there was an elaborate display in which flowers formed the main features. The rink had been divided off, the east portion being filled with tables, upon which were served strawberries, ice cream, etc., while the in­ stallation ceremonies and afterwards the dancing occurred in the west portion. The interesting installation ceremonies were conducted by M...

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. — 19 May 1887

wawwuii* imiMwmmmwmmmmmrn ^mm^rno PEN PICTURE OF THE OLD TIME PLANTKVION SLAVE. The Coupterpart of "Uncle Ktmui" Fouud in Many a Southern Houdc |»ol«l—Characteristic* of a Typicul Ne­ gro Servant—"Amit Hess." 1 'Uncle Remus,'' so charmingly sketched by Chandler Harris, of Georgia, hart his counterpart in many a southern house­ hold. My Uncle Remus is dead. lie was the home born slave of my grandfather, in Barnwell, and in his early manhood rafted lumber down Edisto river to Charleston. A pure African by blood, he had the strongly marked prognathous features of his race was six feet high, with flesh and muscle in proportion. On the marriage of my father, in 1820, Cy was given tojiim, and helped him to build the log house to whielt-he took his bride, -wwJlto clear his first field. Uncle Cy, as the children .always called him, taught me to ride a horse, and later on to shoot a gon. He shook hickory nuts out of the tall trees, and rived trap sticks for me to catch birds, made cute bows ...

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. — 19 May 1887

The Jamestown Alert E S The Daily Alcrr is delivered in thotity by car­ riers, at 75 cents a inon'h. Daily, one vear CO Daily, six months 1 00 Daily, three months 2 CO Weekly,out- year 2 00 Weekly, six months 1 00 DAILY (EXCEPT MONDAY) & WEEKLY W. R. K.ELLOGO. THE Norska Fourth OF July editorials in the St. Pawl papers Tuesday wer? very fine. ETILENDAIJE is to have a mighty cele­ bration "when the Manitoba gets into the town, which will be shortly. PUTNEY, a new town in Brown county, on the Manitoba, has it newspaper, the Messenger, which will prooeed to call the world's attention to the fact of its loca­ tion and possession of advantages for settlers. THE Cass and Stutsman county tax cases, which were argued before] the su­ preme court last week at Yankton will have decisions rendered therein not be­ fore tho adjournment of the court, which will be several weeks yet. No intimation of the forthcoming decision is ventured by the attorneys as nothing was said or done by the judges...

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. — 19 May 1887

I PARABLES. brthtiags her parables of loss and gala la'boldest speech. Yet heights sublime which spirits shall attain She cannot reach. Aerial whispers float o'er land and sea— "It doth not yet appear-what we shall be." Her royal purples and her crowns of gold, Her white attire. 'The sceptered lilies which her summers hold, With flames afire—. All fail to show the glory we shall see— *'It doth not yet appear what we shall be." Who from unsightly bulb or slender root Could guess aright The glory of the flower, the fern, the fruit, In summer's height? Through tremulous shadows voices call to 4'It doth not yet appear what we shall be." Triumphal guesses from the seer and sage Through shadows dart. Ami tender meanings on tho poet's page Console the heart. O songs prophetic! thosigh sweet are ye, ""It doth not yet appear wliat ye shall be." —Clara Thwaites, ORDEAL BY FIRE. The lightning express was leaping madlj •over bridges and around curves, as if benl on self-destruction. The engine,...

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. — 19 May 1887

AN AMERICAN PRODUCT. THE FINE NEW STEAMSHIP POCA­ HONTAS. Some of the lteasons Why It Will Be One of the Fattest Boats Afloat, if Not the Fastest—Great Expectations of Her Projectors. An American steamship is building which, in addition to being a purely American pro­ duct, designed by an American, built by American method, without an ounce of foreign material in her composition or a dol­ lar of foreign capital invested iwlier, promises to revolutionize ocean steam navigation. This ship is to be called the Pocahontas, a glorious old American Indian name that will make the hearts of Virginians—who are all descendants of Pocahontas—glow with pride. She is to be built in Virginia, too—at Alex­ andria, dear, sleepy old town of the past. Her future, as forecast by her engineer and inven­ tor, Mr. Robert M. Fryer, and many others •who are interested in her. is most promising. She is to be an ocean carrier that cannot bo sunk or burnt that can cross the Atlantic in less than six days 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. — 19 May 1887

•J' W: 'f I I I I VS. •3 •ijo l|§ •5SS' pU^t t,-, fW:9m I GENUINE LErKOSl A Bad uase of Genuine Leprosy Discovered in Minnesota— Jumping Town Lots in Helena. Serious Collision at Sea Cigar Makers' Balloonisli Scheme ... —Letter Carrier Ar rested. A Balloonish Scheme, BOSTON, Mass., May 12.—The Cigar Makers' International Union has perfect­ ed a scheme which it proposes to attempt to carry through "and- wiucli for monu­ mental cheek surpasses anything in the gift enterprise lilie ever attempted. In­ formation comes from a member of the International Union and appears to bo given with all seriousness. The plan proposed is that the government should loan the Cigar Makers' International Union the sum 5f $73,000,OCX) for co-oper­ ative purposes for a period of fifteen years at ten per cent per annum. If this is done it is proposed" to erect live immense factories, one eaoh in New York, Chicago, San Francisoo, Richmond and Key West. In these factories it is estimated there would be a work...

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. — 19 May 1887

If w Bfr %t' •v' ri pl?"y 0 ty.j. Wl m» '. ••. Rv fr sV §7 j®"* & &' If' f-*' r? i^t 1 i-K *p*~ trHittA- & •'SHSfo 1 1AMESTOWN POPULATION 3.500 aamee'owu, the metropolis and trade centerof ttoupper James Rrver'Valley, Is the county s^a. ox Stutsman county. It is eqmdi6tantfrojn Fargo and Bi»icarck, about one handled miles from each, and is located oil tbe most beautiful site along the lixe of the Northern Pacific Railroad, between the b'-uffsand tbe banks of the Jamee Rfver. The machine and repair «bopsand headquarter*of the Daeota division of the Northern Pacific, and cf (be Jamestown & Northern raiiroada.are located here and it is the shipping and distributing point for ibe vast scope of country to the northwest reached by the latter sailroad. 3t has now direct connection with Southern Dn kota and southern and eostei points, via theJ ames town A Oakes branch of the Northern Pacific railroad, and the Chicago & Northwestern Exten­ sion. The St. Paul, Minneapolis ...

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. — 26 May 1887

11 VOL. LOCALITY LOCALIZED The Weekly Bound Up of the Events of Interest and Im portance in the City and County. As Gathered and Prepared for the Edification and Information of The Aiwrt's Numer ous Readers. TO BORE FOK GAS. A Stock Company of Jamestown Citizens Formed for That Purpose. Ever since the presence of natural gas was discovered in boring the artesian well a number oi Jamestown capitalists have been considering the project of sinking a gas well. It is a well known fajt that sufficient gas was found in the well to force its way through the column of water 1,300 feet high and that it es­ caped at the mouth of the piping in such quantities as to burn to the heighth of over a foot. There is but little doubt as to the existence of gas in this part of the territory and the only problem to be solved is ite extent and quantity. Yes­ terday it was learned that a syndicate of citizens consisting of Messrs. Geo. R. Topliff, Wm. M. Lloyd, Anton Klaus, Sr., Thos. B. Lloyd, W. E. Green...

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. — 26 May 1887

f!B fWr E f%, it: Mv^ jc P! F- \/V is- 5 HH?» u&s1 W^~ §:$" -»r if*1' ffe« s' kwa" &f '-^1? 1 ^.^iy.-.,^. ..v.fe..K .-g-.,, .,j'.-.^ &•••<£» *4%v •6'""6"" '"i yr-tju raj's 1S11^ .f}\^ \S' «V1£ ik t? 1 ON HORSEBACK. When Hector de Gribelin wr 20 they tried to flud a situation for liii i, and he managed to get into the marine office on a salary of 1,500 fauces a year. His first three years of office life were horrible. lie had managed to find some family friends—old fashioned people of small means, who lived in the aristocratic and disnml streets of the Fauburg Saint Ger­ main, arid he had made for himself a lit­ tle circle of acquaintances. In this society Hector de Gribelin meta young girl as noble and poor as himself, and married her. They had four children in two years. During four years more the household, hamissed by poverty, knew of no better amusements than Sunday walks in the Champs Elysees and some visits to the theatre—once or twice every winter— thanks to fr...

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. — 26 May 1887

1 ^.V *a \t4r j$j j, \$ 4' i.-»v IsK |.if.vv^ •i 7f J#?,' vi"*' !,r- 1 1) -y TO Tr 'f% if- IV iP* I BESIEGED BY FIRE Three Hundred Italians Supposed to Have Perished in a Michi­ gan Forest Fire Horror. An Uproar Among Jobbers Im­ minent—A Statue For Col fax—A Wonderful Gas Well. Unloading Steel Ralls. SUPERIOR City, Wis., May 20.—Two vessels laden with steel railsftre being un­ loaded at the Northern Pacific docks to­ day. One of them brought in 1,600 tons and the other 1,200 tons. The two car­ goes, equal to 186 carloads and enough to lay thenty-five miles of road, and only a first consignment of the immense amouot the Northern Pacific will lay this season in Dakota, Montana and west of the mountains. The platted part of the town of Supe­ rior, which covers all the harbor frontage, is to be united under a village charter, which will be granted by Judge Clough at the next term of court. The village will include old Superior, Superior City, Middle Town and West Superior, with about 4...

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