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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Jamestown weekly alert. — 9 February 1888

ImBIf ~n 'h 1 K+"S*» K7I,,' :& IAMESTOWN POPULATION 3.500 Jamestown, the metropolis and trade centcrof the upper James River Valley, is the county s-a. or Stutsman county. It is equidietant from Fargo and Bismarck, about one hundred miles from each, and is located on the most heautiful site along the tine of the Northern Pacific Railroad, between^ the bluffs and the banks of the James River. The machine and repair shops and headquarters of the DaKota division of the Northern Pacific, and of the 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. It has now direct connection with Southcr^Dn feota and southern and easte. points,via the ames towu & Oakes branch of the Northern l'acinc railroad, and the Chicago & Northwestern Exten­ sion. Tne St. Paul, Minneapolis & Manitoba, and the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul from the south to Jamestown, ar...

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. — 16 February 1888

•VV ?/V- I fl/*r i» UNDER THE ENGINE. IA LOADED HORSE CAR BURIED BE­ NEATH A FALLING ENGINE. "SEVEN PERSONS KILLED AND FOVK FATALLY IN'JUtlKl), fho Fire Department Called Out to Rescue the Unfortunates From Ilio Debris— list of the Killed. BROOKLYN, N. Y., Feb. 15.—A terrible accident is reported on the line of the elevated railroad which is now being built on Broadway in the Eastern dis­ trict. A steam engine used in hoisting the girders fell on top of a lleid avenue liorse cay passing at the time. The oar was filled with people on their way to the ferry. The engine crashed through the roof of the car and the passengers, among them several la­ dies, were buried in the ruins. Ambu­ lances, lire engines, and hook and ladder trucks were soon on the scene and aided in the work of rescuing the people under the debris. A gang pt laborers em­ ployed on the elevated road were also -put to work immediately to assist in the work of rescue. Seven people were killed outright and about ten more...

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. — 16 February 1888

WASH IXC. TON TEKKITO RY. A Young Man from Dakot.i Stuck ill the Mild and Doad-Iiro'.,-' Bewails His Mistake. Mr. Frinc Bau man, of Valley City, re­ cently left for Tacoma. Washington ter­ ritory, saying that he hail received a let­ ter from his son to the effect that there -was plenty of labor and a great placo for furs, says the Alliance of that place. Now Mr. Bauinan probably stood on his head and read the letter, for a gentle­ man, in cleaning out the rooms occupied by Mr. .Banman. found a letter written by Louis Bauinan. at Tacoina, to his father, under date of December loth, of which the following synopsis is made: "DEAK FATHKK: I am here in Tacoma I wish I never came hero, lor the coun­ try is overfilled with men. Here a man couldn't get work if he would work for his board. This country is very bright if a man got lots of money, but the way I am fixed very little. One dozen of eggs cost 40 cents a doxen. I would like to come back to Valley City, but no monev to come with—this...

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. — 16 February 1888

ORGANIZATION PERFECTED. I'N'ITKI) roil THE ADYANC KM ICN'T OK .1A 1 KSTOWN'S INTKltKSTS. The OrgsmiasKtion ol' tlio Commercial Union Perfected Saturday Night l»y the Election of 0)Ucei,s--.1amestow«i Again to the Front. In tlio futuie history of Jamestown anil Stutsman county, Saturday night -will mark an important epoch the de­ velopment of their resources and tho ae qiusiou of new enterprises—that being the time of i'no permanent organization of the Jamestown Commercial Union, an association which if properly encour­ aged and Gray, supported, will prove of ines­ timable benefit to this city and county. Pursuant to adjournment about thirty or forty of the leading citizens assembled at the office of E. W. Camp for tho elec­ tion of officers and the permanent organ­ ization of the Union. AV. E. Green and Andrew Blewett were nominated and elected respectively for temporary president and secretary. Messrs. Wells, of the First ward, Blew itt of the Second ward, Ingraham of the Third war...

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. — 16 February 1888

*/!. ?fflAffiv, k!f toH i,M!l -—SBK-^-s-^a territory & "5K 1 1 The Jamestown Alert TERMS The Daily Alort is delivered in tbo city by car­ rier*, at To ceiita month. Oaily, ono year S ®9 Uuily, six month* JyJ Daily, throe months xj! WeeKly, ono "x Weekly, six months 1 DAILY (EXCEPT SUNDAY) & WEEKLY W. R. KELLOGG. MK. MOCLTJBE in his valuable book, "Resources of Dakota" has stated some interesting points in the history of the since Jefferson made the Louisi­ ana purchase in 18011 What would that good old father of the democratic party say if ho could see how his sons are keep­ ing out of the union the best part of his great acquisition:1 But 1803 is by no means the first date in Dakota's history. Long before that proceedings were had in London and Paris concerning the then unexplored region which is now trying to become a state or two. In the sixteenth centurv Spain. France an :1 England, by virtue of various discoveries and explore tions ouch claimed tho whole ofj.Nortk Ameri...

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. — 16 February 1888

J_a» "STRICKEN WITH APOPLEXY. Sylvanus Whitney, a Prominent and Wealthy Citizen, drops dead in tbe Postoftice. "In the midst of life we are in death." Never was this solemn warning of the burial service more terribly and impres­ sively illustrated than in the sudden death of Sylvanus Whitney on Monday. The old gentleman, who was the picture of healthy old age, attended services at the Baptist church last evening and started this morning for the postoflice, seemingly ap hale and hearty as ever, fie entered the postoffica about 10 o'clock, called for and secured his mail and re­ tired to the south east corner of the room. Here he started to open his letters, but was suddenly overcome by a faintness and sank down into a sitting posture. At this juncture Dr. Cloes and Harry Flint entered the lobby, and see­ ing Mr. "Whitney in the corner the latter remarked that the old gentleman liad probably fallen asleep. His appearance excited their cuuriositv, however, and upon investigation was fo...

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. — 16 February 1888

M'M li1 I I II '. r' •:'. fl '. *i KB- 4 ':. '?r I t-i ./ I SO IT IS. It's gude to be merry and wise, It's guile to be lionest and true. And afore you're off wi' the auld lore It's best to be on wi' tlio new. it o—ii •im-m IIONORA'S FIRST CALL. Houor she was called, though her name was lionora, and the children loved her with all their little innocent hearts, fcr was she not kind, simple and devoted, and did ehe not know all the wonderful stories about the fairies? Real stories, true and certain, because they were all marvelous experiences of certain relatives of her own, some of them cousins seventeen or eigh­ teen times removed, it is true, but still quite nearly enough related to prove the absolute verity to the believing children. And then, too, who made such delicious crullers as Honor, and who but she would ever take the pains she did to have crul­ lers or cookies and the strips of bandages and court plasters always ready to bind np the cuts that seem a part and parcel of chil...

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. — 16 February 1888

APPREHEND A FLOOD DWELLERS ON THE BANKS O? THZ RIO GRANDE UNEASY BECAUSE OF UNUSUAILV TIE ATT SNOVs'S IK THE MOUNTAIN'S. Fears That tho Country Will Bo Sub­ merged und Small River Towns Washed Away—Texns Bidding: fur Immigration —A llicli Englishman's Curious Folly —Much News From the Southwest. ALBUQUERQUE", N. M., Feb. lu.—Grave apprehensions are felt among persons liv­ ing along the Rio Grande tluit on account of the snow in the mountains melting,that stream will overflow its bunks, submerg­ ing the country for miles, anil washing away small towns. The fall of snow in the northern mountains has been ex­ tremely great, and is reported from four to six feet on the level. Then again, the liio Grande derives its freshets to a great extent from snow melting in the Sun Luis basin, in Colorado, and it isiuw stated that the basin this winter is almost level full of snow, the greatest, amount jver known. The threatened districts •are principally in the counties south of the Santa Fe, and ...

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. — 16 February 1888

1AMEST0WN POPULATION 3,500 Jamea'owu, the metropolis and trade center of the upper James River Valley, is the county s?a. or Stutsman county. It is equidistant from Fargo and Bismarck, about one hundred miles from each, and is located on the most beautiful site along the lino of the Northern Pacific Railroad, between the blaffs and the banks of the James River. The machine and repair shops and headquarters of the DaKota division of the Northern Pacific, and of the Jamestown & Northern railroads.are located here aud it is the shipping and distributing point for the vast scope of country to the northwest reached by the latter railroad. It has now direct connection with Southern Da­ kota and southern and eastei joints,via ihcJ ames lown fc Oakes branch of the Northern Pacitic railroad, and the Chicago & Northwestern Exten •ion. The St. Paul, Minneapolis & Manitoba, and the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul from the south to Jamestown, are in process of comple­ tion. The ine...

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 February 1888

9 I li JJ S •is-S'-.-V 'Vjj fcT VOL XI DONE BY DYNAMITE. IIGHTEEN MEN TERRIBLY MANGLED AT DULUTH. xHREE ARE DEAD AND SEVERAL OTHERS CANNOT LIVE. AN UNEXPLODED BLAST THE CAUSE OF THE DISASTER. An Unexploded Blast the Cause of tlie The Injured and Killed Thrown a Distance of Fully Fifteen Feet and Crushed and Maiiiflert Underneath the Falling Rock and Debris—A Lynching. Threatened. DULUTH, Feb. 23.—At a rock cut on the improvement being done at West Fourth street occurred a terrible explo­ sion, resulting in the deatli of two men and the severe injury of Ave more, be­ sides six others who are less injured. Sixty men were at work in the cut, and shortly after 7 o'clock an unex­ pected blast went off in the corner of the cut where a large number were at work. The men were thrown out a distance of fifteen or twenty feet, and were man­ gled and crushed by the falling rock and the force of the explosion. The cause of the accident was a strange one. The hole, which was sixteen feet deep, ha...

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 February 1888

COST OF PRODUCTION. A Well-Knowu Stutsman County Farmer Furnishes Fign. es in lie gard to AVheat Raising. In the "Resources of Dakota" is pub­ lished a very interesting letter from Mr. Henry Sleicht, well kuown to the read­ ers of The Alert as one of the most suc­ cessful farmers in this county. The let­ ter, only slightly abridged, is as fol­ lows: In May and Juno, 1S3-1. I broke 113 acres, %vith 12-inch walking plows, about three inches deep, and back-set iu July and August, about an inch deeper than the breaking. Last spring, as soon as the frost was out of the ground suthc ientlv, I went over it once with a disc harrow and seeded it with Scotch life wheat, one and a half bushels to the acre, using force-feed broadcast seeders, following with common harrows twice over. The seeding was completed about the middle of April. The wheat came up quickly and evenly and gave promise of an extraordinary crop until the July drouth, which chocked it in heading and materially reduced the yiel...

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 February 1888

GORKI) TO DEATH. A Promising young Ia\vsonite Meets his Death at the Point. of an Kn raged Cow's Horn. Dawson Breeze: Our community was greatly shocked on Tuesday morning to learn tUat Charley Williams, son of Mr. J. D. Williams, the well-to-do farmer in the Iowa colony north of town, had been fatally injured the previous evening in uu encounter with an enraged cow. It seemed (hat the youn^' "van was visiting his brother, Joseph, who works the Davi­ son place in "New York town," and the two had gone to the barn to do up the evening chores and feed the stock. They were accompanied by the family dog, and as soon as the animal entered the stable its appearance aroused the ire of one of the cows Avhich had a young calf by its side. The cow immediately lowered its head and made a vicious lunge at the dog, and the latter sprang back behind young Williams to get out of the way. It escaped the intended thrust, and the attack meant for tho dog was visited upon him. One horn of tho cow pierce...

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 February 1888

$f|Bi^ .#Rr» 1 elr* '»»& T. 1 1:'. I r- Thejamestown Alert TERMTSs Tlie Daily Alert is delivered in tlie city by car­ riers, ul 75 cents a month. Daily, one year #3 £0 Daily, six mouths J*J Daily, three months "Jj Weekly, one year JJJJ Weekly, six months 1 uu DAILY (EXCEPT SUNDAY) & WEEKLY AV. R. KELLOGG. THE Canton Advocate will hereafter be published by a soulless corporation. THE Grand Forks Herald gives a full and accurate account of the history and present condition of Jamestown tcllege. The college is attracting attention throughout the territory by its phenome­ nal growth, the thorough instruction given in it, and the large number of scholars already registered in the higher classes. THE presidency is going begging Mr. Blaine has declined, Senator Sherman says he don't care whether he gets it or not. Senator Edmunds says he would rather not have it, President Cleveland will not lift his linger for it and now General Sheridan refuses to be considered a candidate, and h...

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 February 1888

l3 ,1 li .M- EX-GOVERNOR PIERCE'S PLANS. Ex-Gov. Pierce to Become a Resi­ dent of Jamestown—His Connec­ tion With the Pioneer Press to be Severed. So many idle rumors have been float­ ing about regarding the plans of Gov. Pierce and the Pioneer Press Dakota de­ partment, that a representative of The Alert called Tuesday at the office of the North Dakota Loan & Trust Co., of which the ex-governor is president, to learn if possible something official and positive on the subject. The governor was not in, but Mr. E. P. Wells, one of the directors of the compa­ ny, was found, aud from him it was learn­ ed that Governor Pierce arranged when coming to the Loan company in «Tuly last, to give up his newspaper connection and devote his time to the duties of his new position as soon as the business of the company should warrant this change. The business of the company has been growing rapidly and at the present time requires the promised attention, and now in furtherance of that original a...

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 February 1888

NOVEL GOLD MINING. A NEW YORKER'S METHOD OF SAV­ ING THE AURIFEROUS WASTE. How "Ferocious Fred" Got Even with a Milling Company Crawling into Flume at Dead of Xighl—A l'oetic Retribution. Among recent arrivals from the west was that of a man whose name'does not appear on any of the big hotel registers, but who is nevertheless pretty well known about town, lie is part owner of a placer claim in Dakota, and is interested in sev­ eral other mining ventures, notably one whose Held of operations is not far re­ moved from that of the great Ilomestako Mining company. This gentleman, whose surname is suppressed here at his earnest solicitation, has been nicknamed ••Fero­ cious Fred" by his associates, principally because he wears mustaches of a kind that would have brought tears of envy to the eyes of the guardsmen of Louis XIV. A WOEBEGONE APPEAHANCR. Fred arrived in the city and was met at the Forty-second street depot by a party of friends, who were very much surprised at finding him wit...

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 February 1888

& Jl'. a WORKOFTHEWIZARD SOME FACTS REGARDING EDISON'S LATEST INVENTION. A IHcliine Which Will Take the Place of tlie Typewriter iintl Stenographer—Cor­ respondence May Be Done Verbally— A Great Invention for the Court Koom, Opera House, Church or Editorial Boom. CHICAGO, Feb. 20.—Thomas A. Edison, the wizard of Menlo park, was in the city attending the semi-annual conference of the Edison Electric Light companies. To a News reporter he said: "I liave been busy of late fixing up my laboratory near Llewelyn Park, Orange, N. J., and in perfecting the phonograph. As soon as the frost gets out of the ground we are going to build a new fac­ tory at Bloomfield and put in mach'nery capable of turning out 2o0 phonographs a day. At present we are making about twenty a day. You'll see it shortly. Our agents are now learning its use, and I expect by the middle of April to have the new instruments all over the country. My improved phonograph is little in­ strument smaller than the ordinary ...

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 February 1888

!,*'• t: I, 1AMEST0WN POPULATION 3,500 Jamestown, the metropolis and trade center of the npper James River Valley, 1b the county b?iu or Stutsman county. It is equidistant from Fargo and Bismarck, about one hundred miles from each, and is located oil the most beautiful site along the lixie of the Northern Pacific Hailroad, between the bluffs and the banks of the James River. The machine and repair shops and headquarter?of the DaKota division of the Northern Pacific, aud of the 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. It has now direct connection with Southern Da­ kota and southern and eastern ioims,via the James tow a & OaUes 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 south to Jamestown, are in process of com...

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. — 1 March 1888

It W: & r'VS **Z 'iiii|*i»'i"'^i'i''i»u'ii»fw'mi'f[i'liii'iiiiiiWiiiiiiiiiiii1' ., MAY YET DIVIDE. FOUR DEMOCRATIC CONGRESSMEN FAVOR THE TWO STATE PROJECT. THEY MAY CARRY ENOUGH VOTES TO HELP DAKOTA OUT. The So a tli Dakota Administration 13111 Made the Special Order for Monday— Montana Stock in Excellent Condition— Ashton's Gas Well a Big Success—"at ural Gas at St. Paul—The Northwest. WASHINGTON, Feb. 29.—It is definitely settled that at least five Democrats will vote for the division of Dakota when the question comes lip in the house. They are Cox, McShane of Nebraska, Weaver of Iowa, Scott of Pennsylvania and Outh waite of Ohio. It is not impossible that these leaders may carry enough Demo­ crats to help the Republicans out. In the senate Mr. Piatt said: It was my intention to call up to-day for consideration the bill for the admis­ sion of South Dakota. As Senator But­ ler, who makes the report for the minor­ ity of the committee, has been called home for some days, however...

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. — 1 March 1888

'ii 5 1 ss IIP, »i W flt f\p *1Hi Sii' 5H Mplf rVrt t}' 41?/ r1 fliH® tetefef fc: «.'fV4b.v^- -v K-'~i W- virhydaB: -t jll| 'l-fttnl' if H. [i"!!'. M''" :r •4 1 'Vt if 1 Mi ii v| '•,-•• f: it i: -i ifi v'i 'i ,.!: ij it* P* 't it*" 1 ':^'1 r-*si THE L.ATE G. W. An Extract from the Private Papers of a South Dakota lemKiat,--Pul lishet! Without Permisb.uu. The late George Washington lias al­ ways impressed me as cold and distant almost anyone who was born one hund­ red and fifty-six years ago impresses one in the same way so that it is quite evi­ dent that Mr. W.'s reputation does not rest on his coldness. He is occasionally mentioned as the "Father of his coun­ try," and I once heard a Fourth of July orator who spoke of him in that way more than thirty-live times at one sitting, but that man was an exceptionally fine speak­ er, of great originality. The "Fathsr is dead, quite so for some little time,—and his son. having been carefully guarded by means of a protective tariff, from the...

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. — 1 March 1888

1^ Kv pf' $v pr \f I If1 THE NEW CHARTER. Extracts From the Statute Contain­ ing the Proposed New Charter. "Whenever one-eight of of the legal voters any city, voting at the last municipal election, sluill petition the mayor and council thereof to submit the question as to whether such city shall become in­ corporated under this act to a vote of the electors in such city, it shall be the duty of the mayor and council to sub­ mit such question accordingly, and to appoint a time and place or places at which such vote may bo taken and to designate the persons who shall act as judges at such election but such ques­ tion shall not be submitted oftener than once 111 two years. The mayor of such city shall give at least twenty days notice of such election by publishing a notice thereof in one or more newspapers within such city. If the majority of the votes cast at such election shall be in favor of the new charter, such city shall be deemed or­ ganized under it, and the city officers then...

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