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Newspapers transcripts of the Hansboro, North Dakota newspaper published between 1906 and 1921 are located with the Towner County Archives files.

For a brief history of Towner County and a story on how Cando got its name see: Towner County History

The following items are from the Cando Record and the Towner Co Democrat and were submitted by Pat Dunn.  Most of the items relate to the Price and Eller surnames.

September 22, 1899

Mr. and Mrs. Marion KING of Sidney spent Saturday with friends in this locality.
Mr. and Mrs. John ELLER spent Sunday with friends near Rolla.
Aaron PRICE's wheat yields 24 bushel to the acre.

December 8, 1899
Rock Lake.

Dec. 1.
Ader ELLER and Sam WILEY bought ponies at Rolla Monday.
Mahlon ELLER and the KELLY brothers will go east to spend the winter.
W. H. PRICE gave his friends a Thanksgiving dinner. To say that we were royally entertained is simply stating a fact which every one present can verify. The following is a partial list of those present: Mr. Ed CLAUSE and family; Mr. James KEEGAN and family; Mr. Wm. RICE and family; Mr. Henry ELLER and family; Mr. Wm. ARNOLDS and family; Mr. J. B.KEENY and family; Mrs. HOGENBUCKS; Messrs. Joe ZOBRASKY, C. GOODYEAR, Ray STANLEY, D.C. FERLING and Bill and Tom WILEY..

The Brethren held Thanksgiving services at the school house. A fair audience was present. A collection was taken up for the starving poor of India. After adjournment all repaired to the home of Mr. Jno. ELLER and partook of a well-prepared dinner. Let the good work go on, brothers.

January 19, 1900
Rock Lake.

Jan. 11.

Mrs. Lizzie ELLER and family spent Tuesday with Mrs. John ELLER.
Miss Mary ELLER and Mrs. Jess EIKENBERRY are on the sick list. Messrs. A. ELLER, C.GOODYEAR and L. EIKENBERRY visited in Canada last week.
John GOODYEAR is expected home soon. Mrs. GOODYEAR will remain in Indiana until spring.
Aaron and Grace PRICE will spend the rest of this winter in Indiana, visiting friends at their old home.
Barney KEENEY, Bill PRICE, Wm. RICE and Ed CLOUSE with their families spent Sunday at Henry ELLERs..
Milt ELLER and Tom WILEY visited A. J. BLOUGH, the Ellison dentist and had some work done in that line--without pain.
Messrs. Jno. ELLER, Wm. RICE and Wm. ARNOLD have rented a shack in the Turtle mountains, and are getting out wood and fence posts.
Those boys that go to the lake almost every day to catch musk rats had better stay in school.

February 16, 1900
Rock Lake.

Feb. 12.

We're still alive--health good.
A. E. ELLER and family spent Sunday at Will RICE's.
The boys are all in the mountains for wood, so news is scarce.
Milton ELLER, assisted by Miss Mary entertained a party of young folks last Saturday night.
School closed Feb. 2nd. The attendance for the term was not as good as it should have been.
The wolf chase is postponed until Wes TAYLOR returns from Fargo.
W. H. PRICE reports that his son and daughter are having a good time in Indiana, but are anxious to return. Aaron says Dakota is good enough for him.

February 23, 1900
Rock Lake.

Feb. 20.

Corbin GOODYEAR, Otto STONE, Joe WILEY and the PRICE boys organized a literary club last Saturday. We wish you success, boys.

March 2, 1900
Rock Lake.

Feb. 26.

Harland (sic) PRICE went to Rolla today.
W. H. PRICE will purchase a feed grinder.
Henry ELLER lost a valuable mule last Saturday.
The Brethern (sic) will build a house of worship here as soon as spring opens.
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