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-Sf V 1,1-, 'S1 K-. «f A .*". ''I' *i puf of r*t coS no a clt T1 wt ml wl «H tl in' nc fo tb th Hi tt w t* tc BU tj I 3 i I I i 1 e Ptflrrr JURY WILL j\**( Xt .! M' .** ?v v( Sensible Gifts a %4 Pedestals $1*50 to $20,00 Work Tables 3.50 to 25.00 Magazine Racks .... 1.75 to 15.00 Chiming Hall Clocks. .28.50 to 100.00 icturcs ..tV.......50c to 25.00 Morris Chairs 5.50 to 60.00 Parlor Rocker*...« 1*75 to «J5U)0 Genuine Leather Couches........ 30.00 to 90.00 Genuine Leather Turkish Rockers 36.00 to FEDERAL COURT convenc •0.00 10 .00 2O.00 JS& TO TAKE UP CRIMINAL CASES WILL PROBABLY BE KEPT BUC/ FOR SEVERAL WEEKS—SEVER AL W&EK& TTie petit Jury c" th United States district and circuit courts of North Dakota will convene again on Monday in Fargo after a vacation of almost two weeks and wil' take up the crim Irialy grind of the adjourned May term. Judge C. F. Amidon wi'l preside and It is probable that there will be enough criminal business to keep the court busy for several weelis. There will be no more arraignments «I»til Monday and then a large batch Of prisoners against whom indictments have been returned will be takon be fore Judge Amidon at once to enter their Dleas. fhere. were over thirty indictments returned by the grand jury and each of these indictments was against a different man, so that there are as man:* defendants as there are indict men' However, as several of those Indictee, have already pleaded guilty and more are expected to follow their •sample, and a» several against whom Cuff Buttons Underweaf Mufflers Gloves *""114-516 Frost Street. We Cam r' 'Si THE mim rmnKTrH JuHi ii FURNITURE COMPANY 12-14 BROADWAY s FAR GO. NO. DAK. Indictments have Leen returned can not be located there will be consider ably lens than thirty cases to try .at this session. It :a said that indictments were re turned againt several who are charged with smuggling. Those generally are petty cases where a Canadian farm er has slipped a load of FTain or other produce across the line to get advan tage of higher American prices. In these cases it is necessary for the au thorities to watch their chance and nab these men at Eome time when they are on this side cf the line. Hit Hard. Philadelphia Inquirer: 7rcd» Hid a fall last night which rendered me unconscious for several hours. Charles. Really! Where did you fall? Frod. I fell asleep. Handkerchiof Gifts. Splendid specimens of modern Swiss, French and Irish hand embroidered handkerchiefs for Xmas shoppers, at A. L. Moody's. The five and ten-cent store will be open evenings. THIS WEEK Haa been a good one for the Dakota Business College notwithstanding the fact that Christmas is bo near. Ten students have enrolled three entered for telegraphy, two for shorthand, three for bookkeeping, one for banking and one for preparatory work. Five business firms have employed D. B. C. trained help. ARE IN A STORE WHERE MEN'S THINGS ARE SOLD THIS STORE is well prepared to show you the right things for men's and boys' Christmas presents in goods of Quality, Newness and Style. Neckwear Suit Cases Hosiery Suils C. A: Swansen Co .'*Z Certainly Please You When te Search Si vmrnm FABOO FCRTJM Afpes) wiuivrr i '*-\A N acceptable gift must be useful, lasting and pt€isrfi^ ^in appearance. Our store is filled with just such happy thoughts^—appropriate gifts for young or old— a helpful list below—but come garly and make yo^c selections. Cases ..'iv5.00 to Ijeuine Leather Bags...... Hats "N ALL ARE THINGS MEN WANT AND NEED CONSTANTLY! AND II11 IiAIlY J** Davenport* .$35.00 to $225.00 Buffets .. 4... 22.00 to 150.00 Portables.. ...... 4.00 to Dressing Tables.. .12.50 to Library Tables 7.50 to Brass Beds...... 22.00 to Bedroom Suites... 25.00 to Genuine JLeather Suit 50.«o 65.00- m»m 100.00 300UI0 35.0ft 45.00 V 45.00 30.\i0 v 4.50-to 4 Music Cabinetsf^* 2.40 to Record Cabinets... 10.00 to 1.00 to 200.00 ~*i. i. .KV ADVERTISE Ada in Forum Last Night Brought Big Crowds to 218 Broad-' •**ay Today. ———._ Advertising Manager Fargo Forum. £ear Sir: Our advertisement which appeared in Friday evening's paper with the coupon attached brought up 69 responses from readers who cut the coupon out of The Forum. This represented a sale of 690 yards of the goods advertised from 8 a. m. to 12 o'clock noon of today. Many more came in response to the ad, but some had failed to cut out the coupon and bring it with thepi, thereby forfeiting their chance to get the goods advertised. We And the actual results derived from advertising In your paper double that of all of the other papers com bined. Very truly yours, THB G. W. LEMMON CO.. Per G. W. Lemmon. Useful Gifts. In oar basement will be found Many lines in rugs, blankets, comforters, stc. A. L. Moody. ,• Orderly and well behaved convicts are now being emloyed as agricultur al laborers In Austria, owing to the lack of farm hands. The prisoners are much pleased with the work and their employment is an incentive to others to behave well in prison^ Have Kelley dye It. istmas Gifts for Men Handkerchief! Slippers .Overcoats Sweaters Shirts •#f-f Shoes" Caps 'A*'' «.»- 'v„ V 2 If'?! Fargo, Ni D* of Gifts for Men --r REPtTBLICAK, A.. .-. j^, .K»'. EIGHTH GRADE t^T^r«,\i -ip" ..SATURDAY, EXAMS. SENT OllT COUNT* suPERiwTBNoerrr ..SCHOOL®* MRS. MATTIE W». DAVIS AND HER ASSISTANT BUSY TODAY FOR COMPLETION OF COMMON SCHOOL -STUDIED _____ County Superintendent of Rcboote. Mrs. M. Davis and her deputies,- ar' hu«y today sending out final examln •ition papers for those completing th eighth grade throughout the count? Thfese examinations mark the com "tion of common school studies an«i ai'f a part of a system of unlfom "xaminationg carried throtighout th 11: All scholars successfully pa# i'^ar these examinations are glve't i lomas which admit them to any '~h school In the state without .'• Thj retiring worshipful ^master of the lodge, James. McGuigan, was pre sented with a beautiful diamo-l em blem ring by the members of the classes who had been made Masons during his term of office. The presen tation was made by H. Hallenberg in a fitting speech which was responded to by Mr. McGuigan. After this pre sentation Grand Secretary Frank J. Thompson presented Past Master Mc Guigan with a beautiful past master's jewel. The new!" installed worship ful master, J. H. Morrow, thanked the fnemb£rs of the lodge for the honor which had been bestowed upon him. Dean H. L. Burleson of Gethsemane cathedral invited the members of the blue lodge to. attend the evni. ser vices on St. John's day, Dec. 27, at the cathedral, which was accepted. The Invitation was also extended to the Scottish Rite and the two bodies will attend the meeting together. There_ will be bargains in .Carpets, Rugs, Draperies, -Center Tables and Rockers at the Furniture Auction Tuesday, Dec. 15, 1:30 p. m. Metro pole sample rooms. Chas. IS. Wiloon, Auctioneer.. $450 Piano at Auction. In "first-class condition—guaranteed by manufacturers—^being solj for stor age at Metropcle sample rooms, on Tuesday afternoon, 1:30 o'clock. C. E. WILSON, Auctioneer, r* 'Sometimes. •-. Pittsburg Post: "Is genius really the capacity for taking pains?" "Naw/' answered the poet. "Genius is'the capacity for gojng without eat ing." ANOTHER POSITION. W. F. French who has been review ing his shorthand and doing speed work at t.he Dakota Business College was yesterday sent to a temporary po sition with one of the best firms in the city. Prospective students should note the class of positions secured by the t. B. C. pupils. Dialogue—Haze!, and Annie Does your mother burfc pdal ir her range? Tes. What kind does' she bum? Soft roal," V v.. Isn't it- awful black- and dirty* No." evor^thinx wlti Does- it -cover soot? No, Does tt mako a autbk, Kdt too' res. Does it hold fire over'night? 'Yes Do your mamma's neighbors bum it? Yes. What is -it called? Waahod Nut. What does it cost p«r ton? $7.76. Who Mb Piatt -'j -r^ EVENING,- :fiir- i1* examinations. The examinations -will be held on Thursday and Friday, Dec. 17-1'. They are forwarded to every county superintendent by state Superintend ent of Schonls Stodlwell.' Folio wins if the programme of the examlna tioiw^ /•. fhurttoy, "p«e. 1?, 90®. 'ifr. :ir' '-JL 00 to 16:30 .v. ...A'ithemtio o:40 to 11:46 ,v Ortbosraphy 0? ./J..,4........WrltingJ S*« Hi.' 1: SO to '1:00 1^. 3:!•"*'•00 vvf,7W-d."jHlstory. •••,..Jt.......,. Reidinf FHd«y, Deo. 18,1908. ft:Q0 to 10:80 10:40 to 12:00 Fuel s CktOgraphAJ 1:80 to 8:00 3:05 to 4:00 This programWels to' apply thrOugh out the gtate and is not to be devlated from In any instance. 1 Civics W. STOCK WELL', Supt. cf Public Instruction. Tjh# papers are returned to Mrs. Ja vis and they are *tU marked and graded in her office.-. jdlLUII OFFICERS ASSUME DUTIES JA8. H. MORROW ASSUMED CHAIR AY INSTRUCTION LAST NIGH4. —OTHER OFFICERS INCORPOR ATED IN POSITIONS—PAST MASTER M'GUIGAN HONOREa .'he- newly elected officers of Shftdfe lodge No. 1, A. F. & .A.. M., were in stalled at the meeting in the Masonic temple last night by Grand Master Dr. S. J. Hill. Past Master James McGuigan acting as marshal. Those who assumed the dpties of office laat night were as follows: «. Worshipful Master—James H. Mor row. .. ,: Senior Warden—Albert. A. Comrie. Junior Warden- Clarence 3. Mc Gregor. fy,: Senior toeacon—L. Buxton. Junior Deacon—Will R. Edwards.: Senior Stewart—Ed ward S. Peter son. Co. 619 Second Av. No. Where Tbeir What Is There Telephone*4 IfA Number zstm e ?v V M.S^WjjWW|-«IWI'IM» I .^ '&v'" j»'' ''f J&f '*. or 4 «ysiology rammar The big 'possum dinner will be pull ed off Monday night" at 9 o'clock in Stone's h&ll. It will be an epicurean feast—fit for the gods—and, a lot of Fargo people are anticipating the event with a great deal of pleasure. Dexter Hunt, the colored man whb was formerly attendant at the com mercial club, is the promoter. He has secured twenty-nine fat 'possums from down in Mississippi and *Kfn tucky. He will have the. baked with sweet 'taters and in regulation south LABEL LEAGUE IS RESULT OF MEET OPEN, MEETING OF TRADES AND LABOR ASSEMBLY LAST EVEN ING FEATURED BY A LARGE AT TENDANCE AND SEVERAL IN* TERENTING ADDRESSES, V# v«—— The Fargo Label league W&s organ ised at the open meeting of the "frades and Labor assembly which was held in Union hall last evening hy the election of Mrs. W. Knox as president of the league, and' the rheetlhg was probably the most successful' informal union meeting that has ever been held jln tl^ city. There were fully 200 present to par tafke of the excellent oyster supper which had been furnished by the Trades and Labor assembly and to lis ten to thfe addresses which were a fea ture of the evening. National Organizer C. E. James ot the Boot and Shoe Workers union was the first speaker introduced by Presi dent B. F. Lathrop of the Trades and Labor assembly and Mr. James de livered an Interesting and stirring adr dress on Union Labels. Mr. Jaraea and the organization of the Label League of Fargo is probably a direct result of the efforts of Mr. James. President Geo. W. Howley of thl Minnesota Federation of Labor was also present last evening and he de livered a verjr short address. He talked about the proposed federation! of North Dakota and stated that he believed that one could be organized in this state within a comparatively short time.. Mr. Howley was followed by United States District and Circuit Judge Chafc. F, Amidon, who gave an elofluent ad dress on Organization. The last address of the evening wa* given by Miss Lizzie Darrow, who spoke on the Consumers' league. She spoke with spirit and enthusiasm, tell ing of the need of the ladies to or ganize and demand' the union label on everything that was used in the home. Before adjourning after the organ ization of the Fargo Union Label league it was decided to hold another meetihg on Tuesday evening of next week, when the full organization Of the league will be perfected. Gloves—Ideal Gifts. Dress and street gjoves, D. it- F» Kay^er. silk, •*«., of every style, color, size and variety, at A. L. Moody's. Houses 7: Rooms 1st A v e. South, brick founda tion, cellar, electric tights $1800 -I^ inos DECEMBER Big 'fpssum Feast Will Be Give# ABSOLUT^Y-fURE Healthful cream of tartar, de rived solely from grapes, refined to absolute purity, is the active principle of every pound of Royal Baking Powder. V Hence it is that Royal Baking Powdef produces food remarkable both- in fine flavor and wholesomeness. ROYAL BAKIM POWOE* 00.. HtW YORK. Monday, Night Stone's ern style. He has hal them out in the frost and they are just right for the feast. The "big feed" is strictly an invi tation affair, although people who have been invited and have friends they wish to bring up can arrange with the promoter for extra plates. There will be plenty of side dishes and o^her accessbr ^s for the feast— but fat 'possums—baked In the south ern style will be the chief dish. There will be persimmons and locust beer. INTERESTING PROBLEM The Passing of the Home, Embracing Race Suicide, One of the Most Serious Question^ One ft the most serious quwttona now confronting the American people is their home life. Everyone is busy and financial questions are taking so much time that people are losing sight of a problem that will affect our future more than any other thing. The old fashioned home is nearly a thing of the past. Men are so taken up th business that their children i.. aly know them. Something must be done to change this condition. This ihtelr esting question will ,be discussed by i GREEN STAMPS mm 7 Rooms—East fcont, barn, lot 42x140 ft. $1800 Rooms—Lot 100x150 Ave. South 5J23G0 *asy Terms 6 Roemt-^ Full base e n a w o o floors, lot 51x174ft. $1900 CASH 1 Very Easy Terms 6 Rooms—House ythor oughly modern, fur- i* a e e a e a s front. See this $8000 I MONEY TO hOm if5*. i*hoiie 125-Lvx* W. D. HODGSL V i: **ij- v v POWDER Hall & j-w 5* V v, *v- We Give W€ Glv« Them Rajah iu overcoats that ABT BUILDS have an individual style, modem tail oriug and thorough quality, the,three things that gentlemen will ask for Nothing overlooked that is good thing considered that is doubtful. S is ashed by hand—strengthened by lu^chine A»k your dealer who tells Thm Cloth*i That Jtbt Builds. 5J^LDE3W RAJAH and many other desir able models of the CLOTHES THAT ABT BUILDS are sold in Fargo by Alex Stern & Go. BROADWAY, FARGO jj W-- Rev. Charles Ryan Adams* at th» Presbyterian church ht ttw city Sun day evening. Dec. 13. Special music has been provided and' the men'i chorus under the direction of Dr. Put. nanpf will sing. Service will be held at 7:10, and all are cordially Invited. A beautiful line .of framed pictures at McClane's Art Store. First Mortgage lorn Tc* Vet Use Investor Sis, Per Cent I have two first class mort gages for sale at the above rate, one for v. !f $1200, for three years and one for S1300 for five yeari MONEY TO LOAN. HOUSES FOR SALE AND RENT Hftfc- INSURANCE W. J. LANE ASK* IOR Sr. & H. «REEN STAMPS bul to wa •jDe %e a er. ex PH Oil re st: over Firtt Natioi Nation*! Bank Phone No. 807. ce si le *1 ]o v%y "u Wl' K'h* 1 *f- 4' im 1 Wm Jim.