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The »eport of that committee is as follows as made to the meeting of the property owners' meeting at W. D. Hodgson's real estate office this after noon at 3 o'clock: Report of Cornnrytjee^-, To property hold^lfti ot d.^'A. Hobcrts Addition, Pargo: Your committee waited upon C. A. Roberts at his home, Friday, Jan. 18, and presented its proposition, request ing him te dedicate the alleys in the distric^fn question to the city. Mr. Koberts, speaking "lor himself and Mrs. Roberts* said that they would mot consider, at this time, any propo sition to dedicate said alleys to the city. He would,- hotoeVer,* Join with the property holder, aa a property holder, gnd advised that an attorney be em ployed for the purpose of securing an Injunction to stay the sale of said al leys to satisfy a Judgment of the Leech 4state, which sale is to take place Jan. 31. After this sale ia stopped, if it is •topped, Mr. Roberts believes he and Mrs. Roberts would consider a proposi tion from those Interested for the dedi cation of the alleys to the city for a .fonsideration. He made an oral state ment' which he would not Reduce to Writing, that he might consider 50 per cent of the present value of the abut ting lots, as fair value of the alleys. IWr. Roberts considers the alleys com prise approximately two lots to the ItYoureachat lock, being 20x150 feet. Thus 20x50 foot alley lot abutting a 50x140 valued $500, would cost $33.33. y' committee recommends: That in assessment be made on all the prop "frty holders in the district in question io cover the expense of applying lor an •Injunction and other necefcsary ex penses—not to exceed $2.50 per fifty loot lot. After said injunction is se cured your committee further recom mends that the city be requested to proceed" at once to condemn the alleys, |hus securfrig a Just valuation to all *nd close the matter up as quickly as foa$ibLe. V w ticwbro's E w a s H. E. Alien, John Orchard. The propositions were being thor oughly discussed at the time of going jfco press, and it is more than likely that Hn attempt will be made to stop the gale by securing an injunction through the district court. While the property owners feel there is no danger of los -png rights or use of the alleys, they are Very intent upon settling the question at once and for all time. Taffeta Petticoats for $4.98. V i' Black and colored peticoats, worth .|7.50 for $4.98 A. L. Moody's clear ance sale. •I HAIR TELLS CHARACTER. felor vf Hair Said to Indlcata a Per aoa's Temperament. Many people believe that blonde, or ght hair denotes affection and dark ir constancy. A pet-son without haij not devoid of character far from it „he disposition of the average bajd fceaded man is to show such solicitude or the welfare of others, that he neg lects himself. A germ causes baldness. J'rof. Sabournud, of Paris, France, in Kocculated a rabbit with Dandruff germs, (pausing it to become totally bald in five Wpeks' time. To rid the scalp of these angerous Rerma it is necessary to apply Herpicide. "Destroy the cause—you remove the affect." Sold by leading druggists. Bend 19c in ftamps for sample to The Herpicide Co.. Detroit. Mich.' Two siaes—8© cftat* aad $1.00. £he attitude of society changed last week, ahd seemed to settle down in a drowsy state. The cold weather has kept most housewtvfes busy planning to keep the pipes free from ice and the bins full of coal. The social"whirl Uept up at such a rapid pace for so many weeks before the holiday season and all during that period that a rec reation was inevitable. As It was a number of charming affairs were listed on the calendar and the week \*a» not devoid of gaiety. The Metropolitan German club daiiced at Pirie's hall Thursday even ing. The company comprised the usual number and if possible, was a prettier and more enjoyable event than the preceding parties. The hall was elaborately decorated in Japanese lan terns, parasols and fans with the elec troliers enveloped In rich red shades. The favors were especially pretty and comprised articles of usefulness as well as daintiness. Miss Marie Paige, Miss Hukla Johnson, Miss Ethel Sweet and Miss Jai-edine Thompson sat at the favor table. The party embodied everything that was artistic and beautiful from a standpoint of music, favors, decorations and dainty edibles which were served perfectly. The diningroom was attractive iri rich red shades, a profusion of poinsettes be ing used In the decorations. Among the company were several visitors, Miss Button of Casselton, and Chas. Mclntyre, Jr.,of St. Paul. Mrs. W. E. Hunt and Miss Louise Sweet had charge of the party and were particu larly watchful and attentive .for the pleasure of the guests. frXSXv The Rebekahs installed the new offi cers Thursday evening with imposing ccremonies, and must have had a good time, judging from the merriment that floated down to the reporter's room, on the floor below. The following are the officers now in charge: N. G.—Miss Ida Mezirow. Vice Grand—Minnie Allen. Secretary—Flora Dunham. Treasurer—W. D. Pearson. Chaplain—Jennie Hill. Conductor—Nellie Whlie. Warden—Maggie Peterkin. «*Sxs Mr. Greves, formerly of the Gate Cjty Provision Co., who has been out in Idaho for some time past, arrived in Fargo Friday for a short stay. H„ M. Peterson, former member of the legislg^tice f^pm Fargo and presi dent of the Clarkston Mining Co. of Clar-kston, Wash., is .fuprfVisiting with his old friends. 5 arrived in Fargo Thursday and is spending a few days here. She will ac company her father, M. J. Costello, who is industrial agent for the Great North ern, on a trip to the coast. C. C. Schuyler, register of the U. 8. landofllCe, Is reported as still confined at his home' with an attack of rheu matism He is improving, however, and expects soon to be on duty again. The Register and Leader of Des Moines announces' the appointment of H. C. Alverson as the Deputy In spector general for Iowa to succeed the late George Fairburn, the inspector general who died last winter. Mr. Alverson is the senior member of the insurance firm of Alverson & Montrose of Des Moines, and, at one time was a resident of Erie, Penn., and Messrs. Add and Fin Leach of this city are old and warm friends of his, while Col. Morton Page, of this city, has also known him for a long time, and they all unite in stating that he is one of the best fellows in the world and fully A a entitled to the recognition which has been given him. Mrs. J, C. Fisk and Mrs. James Col lins of Grand Forks, were the guests of Mrs. William Pnscott Wednesday and Thursday, stopping here on their Way home from Bismarck, where they 'attended the inaugural ball. Inspector Mclnery, chief of the field flivlsion of the United States land de partment in this city, left Wednesday on a business trip to points in the western pajrt of the state. He Expects to be absent about ten days. Judge Amidon left for Minneapolis Tuesday evening to preside over 'the federal court now in session there for a fe\£ days. The following' promotion* to***Just gone into effect in the operating de partment of the Western Union Tele graph Co.'s office, caused by the promo tion of S. G. Dostaler to the A. D. T. service in the twin cities. H. B. Nesbit has been appointed assistant chief op erator J. L. Springer all nigtit chief, and J. E. French traffic chief. This evening Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Howe will entertain at dinner. The members of the Colonial danc ing club delightfully entertained their friends at Stone's hall Friday evening. Despite the stormy weather a large crowd was In attendance and a merry evening spent. Mrs. F.' J. Campbell' hag returned from St. Paul, where ihe left the doctor slowly Improving, and his hosts of friends hope he will return to Fargo entirely lea^e# to he£tith s£ ark early day. The Century dancing club will entertain at a novelty party next Thursday, Jan. 24, at Pirie's hall. ey«x» Mrs. W. H. Whitcomb varied the monotony of a rather dull social week by entertaining at cards in honor of Miss Langton of Minneapolis. The event brought together many from the younger social set of town and a jolly evening was spent. The pretty rooms were decked with bright and fragrant blossoms, and after the festivities a choice supper was served. §x§3 Mrs. and Mrs. Gasper Olson left -Thursday afternoon for Grand Forks where they will reside in the future. Qx?xf Frank Hughes, who was operated on for appendicitis at St. John's hospital Tuesday is reported to be gaining ra pidly, which is good news to'his many friends. Wilfrid Paul Heath, a well kpown young man of this city, was offered a splendid position in the"county treas urer's office, North Yakima, Wash., per wire Saturday. After due considera tion the young man declined the temp ing offer and will continue his course in industrial chemistry under the su pervision of Pfv Holley attbe-AgrJcul tural college. i 4x&qp Farfco AeHe 153, F. O.' started the new year Wednesday -with installing officers, and a large class of young Miss Grace Costello of Minneapolis Eaglets had their feathers plucked, wings trimmed and taught to fly.. At the close of tbe meeting Ctybaf J^etgget surprised the meroUetf with'l-ape of the best -banquets of the season. TPk Eagle orchestra under the able direc tion of Professor Parsons, wore the brass and strings off their instruments with the lively selections they ren dered, and kept the members busy holding their feet down, so as not to injure the canvas. Professor Wilson gave one of the neatest and most en joyable musical acts ever witnessed In the northwest. His song with electri cal effects captivated the members and had to be repeated several times. John Hall, the Fargo favorite, rendered in his rich, clear barytone voice several new and up-to-date solos that simply meant more with the members present. Evans and Emberton came in for their share of the honors. Special mention of the Sauerkraut trio is not amiss as the Italian artists intend touring the world, taking in Haggert, Glynden and all the large cities. Brother Hall is manager, Maurek, secretary, and Cel luloid pa«ses around the hat., ..Lodge MI8S CAROLYN LOUISE WILLARD, PfANISTE vs1,'Stone's Musio Hall, Tuesday, Jan. JJ2, at 3 30 O'clock. This artist will play under the auspices of the Fargo folleg* Cdn settatory of Music ibid Is without a doubt an artist In, every senae of the word. The Musical Leader and Theatre-Goer sayfcf* "Misfi WtllaYtf Is'with out a doubt one of the most interesting and enjoyable of the younger pianists," Tickets $1. \On sa)e aj Stone's Music House, now. managers better grab this attraction quick, they are turning them away. Major and Mrs. J. S. Cole of Lisbon were guests of Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Pkelton during the week. Managing Editor Brewer of The •forum went to the hospital yesterday for an operation for mastoid tumor. It Is hoped that he will soon obtain relief and be in better health than ever. The members of the Tuesday Whist club were entertained by Mrs. T. Balrd this week. Mrs. Heath and Mrs. J. P. Yerxa were the prize winners. Thursday afternoon Mrs. Baird was hostess to the 500 club. At this con genial gathering Mrs. Heath and Mrs. Know ie« carried away the pretty o i e s Mrs.'John A. GilJes and son return ed to Fargo Tuesday from a three weeks' visit with relatives at Nashua, la. Hjr. O. Olsen left Tiseaday for Chicago, where he will spend about two weeks selecting a new stock of goods for his store. P. D. Sullivan returned Tuesday from Minneapolis, where he has been visiting with his wife's relatives for some time past. He reports that his wife and young daughter are doing nicely. Mrs. T. H. Sherman has returned from Grand Forks where she was call ed by the ser|pus illness of her sister. The latter Is much improved. Thirteen friends of George Wasem were royally entertained by that gen tleman Monday at his home on Eighth street south, In honor of his birthday. Mr. Wasem was born on Friday, the thirteenth of the month, and all the features of the entertain ment wer? carried out with the hoodoo number in the foreground, and the genial face of the host, (who looks as though he had never had a moment's bad luck in his life), soon convinced his guests that there was nothing in it, and all entered into the spirit of the occa sion. v The house was beautifully decorated in smilax and white carnations, the dining room being particularly attrac tive. Very elaborate refreshments were served, after which the guests were presented with a souvenir of the occa sion accompanied by a verse each apro pos of some characteristic of the Indi vidual. Mr. Wasem was presented by his guests with a very handsome stick pin, the design of which was a four-leaf clover set with a pearl. A special car to convey the party to their homes was provided, the car and conductor being numbered thirteen, and a fare of 13 cents paid for each. George Bruce departed Wednesday for Oakland, Cal., where he will spend some .time enjoying California'^, de lightful winter weather. One of the pretty dinner parties of the week was that given by Miss Mag delir\e Carpenter, Friday evening to compliment the young gentlemen members of the Aberdeen basket ball temiu ,Thp table was decorated, with Tlo\W* &nd fern*, and -prettily shaded As^the gathering comprised niMnv Of the cleverest pupils, a num 'her |f crcjip and "witty toasts \Ver• •jiveifr After an hour spent over thj vable, the happy young people frepaired to tl^p parlor where musk* and social chat were enjoyed. Thursday after noon Miss Magdalene and Harry Car pei^jpi gave a ^box party at the Grand in horior of th* same young men. Six cou|Hfe enjoyed the courtesy and the elaborate luncheon served at Pirie's aftec the programme. Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Farrand will entertain at dinner this evening. "xix8 M. J. Costello, general industrial agent for the Great Northern road, is here attending the TrirStata „,0raln Growers* convention. Professor Shaw, the distlnguisned agriculturalist, is here from Chicago to assist in making the Grain Grow ers' convention a success. 8*8XS Th4 first meeting of the year of the Fargo Retail Clerks' association was heid at Union hall Monday, there being a full attendance and a rousing meeting. Besides the regular routine business transacted the following new officers were elected for 1901:. President—Charles Peterson^ 1 First Vice President—Mrs. Mar*y Holzer. Second-.Yle* J'wsldent-'-Gua.Aader son. Treasurer—k. Krogh. Corresponding and Financial Bicre tary—H. F. Starr. Recording Secretary—John34o#lson. Guide—A. Jermsted. Guardian—Axel Larsefl. Trustees—W. Johnsotf^ -A* Hammer ude and Mr. Adams. AxSxj Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Farrand of North Broadway gave a beautifully ap pointed dinner Tuesday. Covers were laid for fourteen and the table showed handsome decorations in pink. A 1-large cut glass vase filled with pink carnations made a beautiful floral •center, and pink shaded cadelabra (with pink tulle made effective decora tions. The place cardp were small hand»painted baskets of carnations. After dinner the guests enjoyed & fas cinating game of bridge whist. An event of Friday e¥6ningr was a dinner given complimentary tp the Salamagundie card club by Mr. ar^d Mrs. Geo. E. Perley at their cosy' home In Moorhead, when covers were laid for twenty-four. After partaking of the dainty menu, cards were played and a merry evening spent at the hospitable home. Mrs. Amsden, of S o k a n e W a s a n o n o u e s Mrs. H. H. Mfler of New ^ockford was the guest of her aunt, Mrs. F. H. Knowles the past week enroute home from a six weeks' visit with relatives in the east. Mrs. Georgia Phrie invltwd a number of children to assist in celebrating the birthday of her son George, Saturday afternoon. Children's games were played and prizes awarded. Th.1 young host received many beautiful gifts. Late in the afternoon refresh ments were served. w ghrsa you this protection in the moat natural wajL STATE UNIVERSITY. The Junior ball will take place on Feb. 4, in the spacious dining room of the Hotel Dacotah, the scene of several other notable events of the same sort. It is recognized^ as the great social' event of the college year and no student who can attend ever willingly misses It. The class has set out to make this ball more magnificent than any preceding it,-to set a standard, In short, that sue ceeding classes will have to look up to. The supper will be furnished as here tofore, by the famous chef of the Hotel Antlers, and effort will be made to make it elaborate while not too long. A large number of the alumni and for mer students are expected In for the event. The committees in charge are: Supervisory, J. D. Woods, manager Wendell Unwell, L. R. Sarles, floor managers. Programme, A. J. Bell, Elizabeth Coger. Cecil Mahon. Invita tion, sari Bogers, Susan Duggan, B. P. Sand lie. Representatives of the various col lege literary societies met at the home of Professor Squires last Tuesday evening to talk over the question of re organizing the governing bodies of or atory and debate at the university. Aft er a fruitless discussion of the matter the meeting decided to submit the question to the various societies, to be voted upon at their next meeting. The library now subscribes to about 125 magazines, in addition to about twenty received regularly as gifts. The following magazines have been added recently to the list: Moody's Maga zine, Collier's Weekly, Current Litera ture, Ueber L&nd und Meer, Peda gogische Monatschefte, American Gym nasia. Classical Journal, Classical quarterly. Forestry and Irrigation, Book Review Digest, American Maga zine, Modern Language notes, Putnam's Magazine, World Today, What's in thf Magazines. Musee des Familias, and twenty-flve scientific journal^ In-biol ogy, botany and medicine.* Three more games have been added to the 'varsity schedule, two with the A. C., and one with the Fargo Ath letics. The dates for these games has not been set as yet but they will be .played-on the open dates during the term. This will give the team a very satisfactory schedule, and one about which the students have no right to complain. It is quite likely, however, that two or three more games will be a e The c.f**a In Bnglfah fit am startylng Wordsworth at present and the magnificent verae of this greatest of English poets of the nineteenth century appeals strongly to the class. Words worth reaches greater heights and penetrates the veil In a manner ap proached by no other poet, save pos sibly Tennyson. There are flaws in his work, and these are not overlooked toy the class, but these faults are, after all. of no consequence in determining the poet's place in posterity. The class in English IV are studying the premier American poet, Longfellow. Tbe Engineer's Saminar met yester-, day in the engineers' lecture room, ami listened to a paper by Professor Blott er. on The Manufacture of Illuminating Gas. The paper was very interesting and a valuable discussion followed. The Engineer's Seminar is one of the most useful parts of the engineer's course, even though It be not included in the regular curriculum. The senior engineers are completing the castings for the Corliss en^ne which is being built in this department. These eastings have Just been returned from the foundry. Tbe debating boapd met, last Wednesday afternoon and practically decided upon Feb. 14 as the date of th* \3»_ Removes the Signs of Age, Keeps the Skin Young It will protect your skin from the discomfort and irritation caused by exposure to sun and wind and give you a sun-proof complexion. I know my Kosmeo will do this. But I don't even ask you to take my word for it. I do ask you to prove for yourself by the use of one 50c jar -how much cleaner, clearer, fresher and more luxurious your skin will feel after a single application of Kosmeo. Before you go out in the sun and wind, just rub a little Kosmeo on your face and hands—it isn't necessary to rub hard—then wipe it off. Your skin will be perfectly protected against all exposure. And when you come back after your walk or ride is over, you will be delighted to find your skin free from burn or tan, ana from that irritating dryness which causes wrinkles. 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Mrs. Gervaise Graham, 1301 Michigan Avenue, Chicago Manitoba debate. It is not definitely settled, but It seems certain that will be the date. A letter was also received from Governor Burke in which he stat ed that there would probably be no dif ficulty about getting the. chamber of the house o£ re preventatives for any satisfactory date. Dr. Libby was at Bismarck to pre sent the matter of an appropriation for the State Historical society to the leg-, isiature. Few men realize the work be ing done by the historical society, It is worthy of a generous treatment at the liand« of the legislature. i i i i 'iii Ear, Nose, Lung Diseases of Men CHieaies of Women, Chronic Di seises CONSULTATION IN GERMAN, FRENCH AND ENGLISH Next Regular Professional Visit to Moorhead at European Hotel FRIDAY, FEB. 8 ONF DAY ONLY Dr. Ren find fifteen yearn of actual ex perience In the frealrueut and cure of all curable inediesl Mtid- -mirglenl dUeasea of the Kfre, No*! and'Throat. Lung Dl •eases. 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