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The farmers of North- Dakota* as
represented by the delegates to the
convention of the American Society of
Equity, now being held here, have
decided to cease giving to the assessor
decision after considerable discussion I
this morning. It was pointed out that
as there is no penalty attached to the
law requiring the gathering of such
information it is practically a dead let
ter. Moreover, the statistical reports
regarding the crop acreage, gathered
eral of the speakers stated that they
would not object in furnishing the in
formation regarding acreage to the as
sessors if the merchant^, and jobijWs
of the state should be treated in the
fame way find required to furnish an
Tel.pkom. 4W
Fargo Electric Co.
20.V Broadway
This is the 22nd year I
h#ve sold the "Challenge"
*and I have yet to hear one
tingle complaint.T
.JL" v
inventor^ of the stocks which they,
kept on hand during the year, but they
did not think it fair to require the
When Your House
-V .,
A|r»r electricity, we're tlie wires
left showing If they were,
you are tired of seeing them
ind so are your friends. Have
#ie house rewired in the
let Our Ertiante
Firfo, N. l.
The Challenge Iceberg
The Charcoal Filled
Every Si*,s
$15 to $50
Hubert Harrington
I.sr lots only. Write lor price*.
information regarding the number of at Omaha, Jseb., for the purpose
acres which they had planted ih wireat considering the plan brought for
last year and the number they expect American Society of
to plant this year, They reachcd this *^ulty
This stock is sold in certificates for one or mor|
glares at $100 per share. This is a coupon stock with,
guaranteed semi-annual dividends at the rate of 6 9®
per annum. It can be cashed at the end of Vhree
years, if the holder so desires. V
This is an ideal investment for those who vvanf
|0mething that is perfectly safe, and one that will give
the holder no trouble, except to clip off a coupon every
six months.
We will be pleased to furnish further particulars
tt$on request.
OUR ASSETS ARC $875,000.01
N«. 11, Broadway, Fargo, R,D.
farmers to do what the merchants and
jobbers do not do. A motion made by
M. S. Blair of Reynolds to embody
the agreement reached regarding this
matter in the set of resolutions, which
was adopted at this morning's session,
was laid on the table, tiie convention
not caring to go formally on record
In the matter, but it was generally
agreed that the farmers should refuse
to furnish the statistical information
which has nothing to do with the levy
ing of the tax.
After having spent some time in pre
paring the resolutions the resolutions
committee, which consisted of C. H.
Newton, chairman Charles 17. Pler
«on, secretary Carl F. Rokow and C.
D. Mclntyre, reported a set of strong
resolutions, which were adopted.
Undoubtedly the most important
featiire of these resolutions was the
call extended for a national grain
growers' convention to meet June 5, 6
by the assessors all over the state and
compiled* at Bismarck are. it -was a& ?Urnce
marketing and pricing
manipulate the market. I f°vfs'b,:
In the course of the discussion sev- ,'s
so as to secure better prof-
its for the farmer. All the other state
unions of the society are asked to join
in extending the call for this conven
tion and all grain growers of the coun
try are invited to attend and partici
pate in the proceedings.
Taking the ground that in conse-
of lhe
nerted. of no benefit to the farmers, produce as heavily as pos
but are simply used by speculators to i
competitive endeavor ot
.8 ^arm
e e
much land as
farm ,and is
bein» imP°ver-
passed a resolu-
that each farmer
reduce the acreage which he plants to
crops this year and farm the smaller
acreage more carefully.
The resolutions also included a dis
cussion of the best method to be ad
Opted for storing and holding grain
of the 1907 crop. Referring to this
the resolutions stated:
"Resolved: That it be urged on Uje
i farmers of the state that it is abso
lutely necessary In order to secure the
marketing price of products in 1907
that the farmers provide for them
selves temporary bins on their farms
i and at their shipping points and lease
whenever opportunity offers, so that
they may be able to hold grain until
such time in the near future when this
society shall be able to devise and car
ry out ways and means to assist the
farmers in securing control of a line
of elevators at local and terminal
.points Jn which to, store their grain.
A plan for securing steel tanks in
which the farmers may store' their
grain on their farms or at shipping
1 stations was diseussed and a eommit
tee consisting of J. B. Hockridge of' »oan
Hunter and O. Hauan of Mayville
(which had investigated the matter re
ported that the Jenkins Elevator Co.
would endeavor to make tanks of the
desired kind and holding 1,000 bushels
of grain for 100, It was decided to
give, a few of these tanks a trial.
The state secretary of the society
Was requested to notify all the organ
izers and the secretaries of the local
unions to impress on the minjd of
every member of the society the ne
cessity for pledging his entire crop to
the society as it is necessary in order
ted States.
After this set of formal resolutions
had been adopted, another resolution
was passed recommending that the
farmers adopt the plan of meeting
their annual payments In January in
place of in October as has heretofore
been the custom.
This afternoon's session of the con
vention was devoted almost entirely
to addresses the chief of which was
delivered by J. A. Everitt of Indian
apolis, president of the national or
ganization of the American Society of
Eqylty. In the course df his ad
dress which was very comprehensive,
President Everitt reviewed the whole
plan of the American Society of Equ
ity, discussing thoroughly its various
features and answering the objections
which had been raised to it.
He stated that the principal points
to be considered in the proposed plan
were First, the pledging of the
wheat second, the pooling and flnanc-
Eft OCA II I |jiuuui.nig ckuiiuw
Ipi R« FHtEMAN, ISO 8r0SdW£iy» rAnoU 1»B» 'and has been able to control the entire
output of tobacco, and fix the price.
"If this can be done with tobacco
which is a luxury there cannot be any
doubt that it can be done with wheat
which lis a staff of life, the most desir
ed food in the world. There are only
250 counties in the United States
which produce wheat in any large
quantity so that the ta3k is not a
very difficult one."
He argued that the farmers once
having experienced the benefits of be
longing to the American Society of
Equity would stick to it.
C. IT. Pierson made an interesting
address In which he pointed out that
in raising the price for farm crops the
American Society of Equity would not
force the purchaser to pay more for
his food as the illegitimate profits of
speculators, which would be eliminated
under the new plan, would more than
counterbalance the Increase in price.
The relation of the movement to the
American Federation of Labor was
explained by Theodore G. Nelson of
Mayville. He explained that if the
plan of the American Society of Equity
is carried out the farmers will be en
abled to pay higher wages, more la
borers will be attracted to the farms
and there will be fewer to compete for
work in the cities, so that the laborers
there will be able to win their strikes
and obtain higher wages and better
conditions generally.
Pres. J. L. C'ashel of the North Da
kota Bankers* association telegraphed
that his train was snowbound and he
would be unable to address the con
vention a« planned, and It was decided
to ask W. C. Macfadden to speak in
his place.
The convention appointed the fol
lowing committee to confer and,.co-op
erate with the committee from the
State Bankers' association which is in
vestigating the grain handling facili
ties at the head of the lakes and in
the twin eities: J. W. Scott, Gilby
Theodore G. Nelson, Mayville: George
M. Smith, Amenia A. L. WetttWOrth,
Kelso M. S. Blair, Ojata.
Fargoan Defeated the St. Paul" Cham
pion in-Wrestling Match.
|l. -H. Gratias, the "Saxon Demon,"
of Fargo, and Jim McAUley, champion
of St. Paul, wrestled in Fargo last
night and Gratias won two out of three
falls. McAuley took the first in 134
minutes, Gratias the other two in
and 32 minutes. The match pleased
the spectators and there was a lot of
rejolcioig over the victory of the Far-
Only One Gam*.
nB&d weather prevented games* it* the
American and in the National leagues
yesterday everywhere except at Bos
ton, where the Nationals defeated
Brooklyn 1 to 0.
In Local Real Estate
realty circles today it stated
that Mrs. Mary Foreberg, widow of
Peter a
to control the market to guarantee
that the farmers shall hold 60 per, *lome Mrs- Dr. Rose, on Third ave
cent^of the shipping wheat in the Uni- I
ing of the crop and fourth the control fert upon the entire Kidney and
of the tnarketing and pricing of the.^ Urinary structure, often overcom
4" ing the worst forms of Backache $
"Can this be done," he asked. "Four 1 and Bladder weakness tn just a
years ago I would not have been so 4 uttle while. This mixture is said
positive but now I know that it can
be* done. The society has organized
the 169 tobacco producing counties
Forsberg has purchased the
south at $7,500. The house is a
solldly built comfortable home, erected
last free*.
$. Here Is a simple prescription, 3
as given by an eminent authority
on tCidhey diseases and Rheuma- $
Fluid Extract Dandelion, one- $
half ounce Compound Kargon,
8 one ounce Compound Syrup
$ Sairsarparilla, three ounces.. Take
$ a teaspoonfui after each meal -f
$ and at bedtime.
A well-known locai druggist is 4
authority that these Ingredients $
4 are harmless and easily mixed
4 at home by shaking well in a 3
$ bottle. He also states that he has •$
4 been advised by many of his pa
trons that this prescription has a
peculiar healing and soothing ef-
to remove all blood disorders and
4 relieve Rheumatism.
Nsw Printing Office and Bindery of
I Knight Printing Co. as Swell
oe a Bank.
Nfot another building like It in the
One of the largest bulldin#is in the
state used exclusively for job and
book printing and bookbinding is now
practically completed and opened for
business by the Knight Printing Co.
S. F. Knight has spared no expense
or time in preparing the bunding as
he desired it in fact, his friends have
exclaimed on all sides that the lavish
expenditure of money to make the
structure complete, convenient and
modern has met the object thoroughly,
i The solid brick block at 819 N. P.
avenue, just one door west of the
former plant, is 140 feet deep, two
stories and full basement, and is used
exclusively for the book binding and
Job printing plant.
The entire lower front of the build
i Ing was taken out and modern pi a to
glass windows installed, incluA ng
leaded glass designs on the upper
border, which border is at once strik
ing and unique.
The hall and lobby floors', which
ire a neat design of tiling, together
with the marble base rail, give the
ippearance of a swell hank to lhe
counting room. Mr. Knight's desk in
Lhe front window Is inclosed with a
three foot partition of soiid, quarlcr
sawed oak, with marble base and top,
Inside and out, which, by the way,
matches all the fixtures in the main
office. The hand decorations of the
veiling and walls, done by the Fargo
Decorating Co., are most attractive
and in each corner is reflected the
trade mark of the company.
A large wall cabinet, abutting the
counting room counter, is loaded with
office stationery and samples, which
is to be carried in great quantities
for all purposes, wholesale and retail.
In the rear of the counting room,
which is arranged for convenience, is
Mr. Knight's private office, with par
quet floors, colonial ceiling and bur
lapped walls. It is safe to say that
a more cozy and ideal office room is
not to "be found In the city. This
office is finished in weathered oak,
with furniture to match, and from one
wall appear the double doors of the
Back of the private office is plnced
a small stock room, and beyond this
one finds the press room. 100 feet
deep and neatly done in White walls
and the woodwork finished in oak.
Here two new cylinder presses have
been added to the battery, giving this
department thfe greatest capacity of
any job office in the st&te. Large
windows on either side insure plenty
of gpod light both for pressmen and
compositors, the latter occupying the
rea/) of the press room.
Ofl the west center wall a modern
waste pap'er consumer was installed,
built of fire brick and asbestos, on
which Mr. Knight has received the
compliments of the fire chief of the
paia* taken in doing this particular
job correctly. Opposite the burner is
the If levator, which is entirely enclosed
to Me vent accidents to employes. This
elevator rises to the large, light and
airy bindery, which is positively ideal
for this class of work, being 100 feet
deep. A thorough equipment is con
tained in this room, and its modern
nes* will'aid materially in the rapid
and proper finishing of work in a
high class manner. In the front of
the bindery is enclosed a large stock
roofh, which Is already provided with
several carloads of paper.
For elegant arrangement and com
pleteness of detail It is safe to say
that no other book bindery or job
printing plant can equal the new home
of the Knight Printing Co. Mr. Knight
deserves much credit for his pro
gressiveness, and his plant will be and
is a big ad for Fargo by whomever it
is visited.
Insure your time. Hatcher Bros.
Plymouth Church Supper.
T'He ladies of Plymouth church will
serve one of their popular New Eng
land suppers on Thursday, April 18,
from 5:30 to 8 o'clock, at the church
on north Broadway. Tickets 25c.
Megro Man and a Squaw Arrested in
Emmons County.
Linton Advocate. Tuesday An
drew Slater, colored, one of the old
timers about Winona* was arrested on
the charge of selling whJsk£ ?to In
dians on the Standing Rock reserva
tion. Yesterday he was given a pre
liminary hearing before U. S. Com
missioner Weatherby who bound him
over to the U. 8. district court. An
drew has been arrested several times
on other charges, but has each time
been acquitted. A Sioux maiden ar
rested as an accomplice, was acquitted
owing to her Inability to distinguish
reservation booze from tea. Attor
ney Lane defended tfie lady and gen
Uem%n of color.
.i^ii 1, ,in 4A, t,
I. Alexander, -~c
i"?« '-a-*'
Alexander, N. D., April 13,—To The
Forum: Daily mail went into effect
last Monday, Monday's mall* being the
first mail received for ten days on ac
count of condition of the roads and
height of the river. Mail now leaves
Alexander at 6:45 a. m., Arrives at
Buford, 3:45 p. m., leaves Buford, 7:30
a. rn.. arrives Alexander 4:30 p. m.
Miss Maiov visited with Mrs. Moore
on her claim Sunday.
Mr. Wm, ^Cennedy left a short time
ago for his 'former home in Thompson,
from whence* he will return with six
yoke of oxen for breaking, besides 100
head of cattle for dairy and beef pur
Miss Lora and Merle Bradley visited
with Miss Peart Wilson a few days
last week.
The dance given Wed%ssday night
was well attended, Considering the
condition of the road.
Mrs. Wold entertained the Ladies'
aid Wednesday evening to supper.
Miss Vnde Marshall attended the
dance Wednesday evening as the guest
of Miss Dunlava. Cor. A.
is too much risk. Brooklyn is declared
in the matter of streets to be the rot
tenest place in the country. 4*he mer
chants declare that there is no small
town In the country where the streets
4lre-:, in such a horrible condition.
Standard fTypewriter
Since it has established the PLATEAU
VISIBILITY all Typewriter Inventors have
devoted their entire energies to schcmes for
abandoned their field organizations appar
ently on account of visible competition.
been purchased by people who have no
Underwood Typewriter
326 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, Minn,
f09 N. P. Avenve, Fargo, N. D.
Members of New York Retail Aesocia-
New Y«rk fcftrii ia.~~Dry £r»*4K men
throughout the city who are members
of the Retail Dry Goods association,
declare that they are heavy sufferers
through the present bad Condition of
the streets, a condition which is cost
ing the retail trade thousands* of dol
last month, to horses, wagons and
goods on delivery. The merchants de
clare tfyit their bill* for repairs in
their stables have increased at an as
tounding rate during the past year.
According to one firm the repair bill
for March was more than four times
the amount spent on repairs in March,
1906, and other firms report Increases
of from 20 per rent up. Veterinary
bills are also reaching enormous pro
portions. The heads of the big de
partment stores are therefor# watch
ing with keen interest th«* efforts of
organizations like the Merchants' as
sociation, the Citizens' union and the
Automobile Club of America, which
are working for betterment. The mer
chants report that there are many holes
in the streets which break springs,
\s hifflelrees, wheels, spring axles, and
citack tires. The horses are reported
to suffer from bruises, sprains, cuts,
brolcen legs and "mud fever." Fragile
articles in the wagons are broken on
broken wagons, or spoiled through de
lay in delivery. One merchant declared
that, there were a million and one
Wm. D. Sweet: The people of Fargo
are fortunate in the candidacy of Judge
holes from Thirty-fourth street toj-^nd not in the public Schools, prhblt
where the subway is to go under thojbly by teachers who have not had an
river. It is declared that there are atom of real housekeeping. More do
ten holes where there used to be one. niest lc work, at home, for our daugh
Horses are killed all over the city by tens would be a great deal better. Of
stepping into holes. Merchants de- course, if th£ girls cannot be given Hi
dare they wouldn't care to drive finn struct ion in their own homes It is very
horses through^ Sixth avenue, as there unfortunate for the girls. Such a depaft
ment in the Schools of a great city is
well enough, but for any town in this
state it would be a reflection on the
mothers of the state, and on this subf
.Jfet't I shall seek the opinion of candi
dates for the board of education.
r^ .. '5
fffvn Accepted the
Preposition by a Vote of 207 to 51—
The Result Hap OWf Hi*. Been
Made Public.
futte, April jaA^fte Biutte
carpenters have ratified the proposi
tion of the mining companies, t!u-h
contract being accepted by a vote
207 to 51. The vote WAs taken nioiv
than a week ago but hae just l»« en
made public.
E. G. Jurgens, Rec. Sec.: Loyal
Americans meet In Pirie's hall Monday.
April 15. Card party, penny social and
banquet after meeting. Bring your
*!|friendf. Admission free. Bring
Young for member of the school boand.
1 don know who hlH
tion Claim That Bad Streets in Goth* jYiuality can be Induced to accept a
am Are Costing Them Thousands ef
I,lfcue on the
opponent is—It is
enough for me w hen a man of tl|l»
board. When we begin ty
rank the school board up to the grade
of supreme court judgeships we arts
beginning to get the school board i$t$
the right kind of atmosphere.
City Auditor Morgan: There should
be no difficulty for men and women
voters to be guided aright in the mark
ing of their ballots for members of the
board of education next Tuesday. The
ballots plainly state that there
threp members to be elected for the
ful term, that is, three years and one
member for two years—three selections
only must be made from the upper
group of six names, and one selection
from the lower group of two names*
Mr. Ballou or Mr. Rusch. Any other
manner of marking th- ballot will de
stroy its validity.
Gentleman Citiseh: 1 notice that
a "lady citizen" suggest* the Morn
ing Call that a department of domes
tic science should be established ih
our piubiic Schools, so that our daugh
ters may, be taught to cook and sew
and Complains that there Is a lack of
education along domestic lines. ft
is true that our mothers (God bless
them) were good cooks, but I desire
to remind the lady 'oltixen that our
'mothers didn't learn domestic science
in the public schools. Our mother*
learned that science at home ajid
taught it to their daughter*. "Why
don't our lady citizens'•'do- as tiy^r
mothers did? fj-'
A Mother:J3I*.iHMI**'*.P»ace Ifor
teaching our daughters domestic econ
omy and sciences is in our own horue'3
Do you Know there
is something pecul*
thii spring about
Aik# Ltnphcr Milt
Dealer Wilt tell reu
ASK rffW.

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