Miss Psrlsy, Professor of Qsrmn
Fsrgo College, Will 8p«sk at
the Y. W. C. A.
At the regular T. W. C. A. vesper
service Sunday afternoon at 4 o'clock,
iliss Perley, professor of German at
Fargo college, will speak. Her subject
will be, Martin Luther. Miss Perley,
having spent several years studying in
Germany, is able to give an interesting
account of the life of Martin Luther.
The girlef quartette of Fargo college
will sing Eln Fiste Burg. In German.
An interesting meeting has been
planned and all women, especially those
who are Interested in German history,
are urged to be present.
Claire ElMott will have the role of
Polly Poke in What's Next, a comedy
playlet to be presented by the Cathed
ral cJub on Monday night The other
parts are also well cast.
Gmm Sectional Bookcases
Kitchen Cabinets k
flUY A PIANO ON EASY
Take (he money yon would spend for one
•mall Clirlsimas ft and make ttie fftrat
PAYMENT ON A PIANO
Then one of our high grade pianos
will be placed in your home on
Christmas Eve. You can select
our choicest instruments on this simple and easy plan. It will make this
Christmas stand out for years to come, as the most joyful one ever experi
enced by your family. Make your selection now from our almost encikss
display of famous makes.
The Knabe, The Vose, The Kurtzman,
The Luger, The Lindeman, The Strict!
& Zeidler, The Schaefier, The Melville
Clark, and The Apollo Sell Player Piano.
You can buy on our easy payment plan without being limited in your choice.
In this store only the best grades of pianos are to be found, arranged so
you can test and compare them to the fullest extent. Many of our most at
tractive styles are priced at very low figures. We do everything possible to
help you obtain a
uiano to be proud of
w thout taking on a
Anything you want mat ime? 1
keep only the very best. Ben Hart.
Remember, the Best.
And Is Usetui Is the Gilt That Pleases
Nothing is more appropriate—nothing more useful—than some
good piece of Furniture, such as our great stock offers
—you get here variety and the best goods.
MAKE A SELECTION FROM THIS LIST:
Shop Early and
Avoid the Rush of
tbe Last Days
H0 uft£ en*
107-1 it BRO^iHVAY
Fargo, N. D.
The Heme of Honest Prices
You will be surprised at the great range of choice in good gift
selections that are to be found here—all at modest prices—
ail of the most desirable kind—choose gifts early.
Largest House Frariifstoere In Ibe West
12-14 Broadway Fargo, N. D.
moments of yotif first
time down town to
-ee how attractive we
as purchases for the
TO SI'EAIi IT (ESPtHS SHIELDS CAN'T COME 0ILM.KT tSIWI DIES
Train 8erviee Prevents Grand Lectursr
Fram Filling Date—Dr. Beard I
Word has been received in the city
that Col. G. O. Shields, who was to
have spoken at the Grand theatre Sun
day night, will be unable to fill his
engagement here. His date will be
filled by Dr. R. A. Beard, pastor of
the First Congregational church, who
will speake on Man's Place in the Uni
The lateness of the passenger trains
has disrupted connections to such an
extend that Colonel Shields could not
possibly a rive in Fargo in time to
give his lecture. He spoke here re
cently in the First Presbyterian church
on the Y. M. C. A. lecture course.
Graduate Received Frani
Gilbert Crummet, a graduate of 'the
pharmacy department of the North
Dakota A. C., and well known in "Far
go, died this morning at 7:80 at his
home in Detroit, Minn. The cause of
death was consumption with which he
had been suffering for the past three
He was 24 years of age yesterday.
Buffalo Times: According to The
Washington Herald, the price of peace
is a set of furs—is some families.
Until after the holidays to begin a
course at the Dakota Business College.
There will be a great rush at that
time and the reachers can give you
more time and helD now than later.
"Come early and avoid the rush at
Bed Room Strifes
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THE« fABQO FORUM AND „DAI$y, REPUBLICAN, SATURDAY EVENING, DECEMBER My 1909.
I ARE AfTiRMEI) IN
v .* .* '.• t1
IN THREE APP1AL8 TO DEPART
MENT, DECISIONS Or LOCAL U.
». LANDOFFICE OFFICIALS 18
STAMPED WITH APPROVAL BY
In three decision* received this
morning from the general landofllce
at Washington, in contests appealed
from the Forgo district, Register C. C.
Schuyler and Receiver J. J. Jordan
were affirmed in every instance. What
has been widely known as the "reser
voir" case, on account of the sharp
contest that has beer» wagged, ends
with A. T, Haser and tCdward Wolf In
possession of the land.
In this case John Troutman, jr.,
contested their claim. The history of
the case shows that on Jan. 17, 1900,
a man named Fisiher filed a reservoir
declaratory statement on SE^4, section
On Jan. 25, 1905 Wolf filed a home
stead entry on E% of SEV4 and SW%
of SE% of section 32-142-67.
On Nov. 28, 1905 Haser filed a home
stead entry on NW% of the SE% of
the same land.
On Dec. ,8 1904, Troutman contested
F1*h«*r'it r«s*rvolr declaratory state
The department holds that the suc
cessful contestant of a reservoir dec
latory statement is not entitled to
preference right of enti*y. Troutman
had practically no hand in the can
cellation of Fisher's declaratory state
ment 'The entry of Wolf and Haser
is therefore allowed to stand.
In the cases of Walter H. Thompson
against Wm. Grocian, for SE% of
The same course was taken in the
case of Frank E. Jasmer against War
ren D. Meeker for the of SE% of
section 82-131-65, la Dickey county.
section 4-142-66, in Stutsman county, ehflfl enough to believe in Santa Claus
the local officials are affirmeu and the
land held open to eptr:.
FOR PAST YEAR
LI8T OF A. C. MEN WHO RECEIV
ED LETTER FOR WORK ON
BA8KETBALL, BASEBALL, FOOT
BALL AND TRACK TEAM8 FOR
THE PAST YEAR.
An official list of athletto letter
wfcnners a.t the (agricultural college
was announced last evening by the
athletic board of the college. The re
ceiving of chat letter, the greatest of'
all athletic honors, is what the war
riors of the track and field fight for
season after season. The following
is a complete and official llBt of the
A, C. letter men for 1909:
Basketball Teftm AllMt' Clark,
Frank Darrow, Ole Dolve, Scott
Drummond, Fred Hall, Walter Has
kins, Bert Haakins, Leslie Wheeler,
Baseball Team—Allen Clark, Alex.
Gynn, Chester Holkesvig, W. A. Has
kins, A. B. Haskins, -Clyde Jewell,
Robert Lemfocke, A. P. Murphy, Leo
Nemsik, Melvin Ostiby, Clare
Tract Team—B. V. Anderson, Allen
Clark, Herbert C. Brown, McLain
Cooper, Amos EJwen, Daniel He iron,
Robert Miller, Leo. P. Nemzik, Joseph
B. Schrans, Leslie Wheeler, Frank
Football Team—S. V. Anderson,
Frank Darrow, Amos Bwen, Palmer
Foss, A. B. Hasklns, Edgar Olson, D.
B. McDonald, Harold McKinstry,
Arthur Ueland, Clarence Willian**,
A Cheap Quarter Section.
Read today's offer of the Page-Bene
dict Land Co., if you are seeking an
exceptional opportunity to get a farm
on terms that you can practically make
the land pay for Itself, your labor alone
WITH FIR8T NATIONAL. ..
Several days ago President 8. Y.
Sarles was in the city looking for a
competent stenographer to do his work
during the illness of his regular
stenographer. The Dakota Business
College filled the place. Mr. O. C.
Sdrles is also an employer of D. B. C.
EMPTY WORDS CANT MAKE IT 80
"Inclosed a check, and, too, express
My truly heartfelt thankifulnessi,
Can never say too much for you.
And all that osteopathy can da"
Afcove statement may partake
Of the tacjtlcs of a fake.
Or, in other words, seem vieing, V
Patent medicine advertising.
"What is .true, we feel, and, knew.
Empty words can't make it so.
V ... E2LLA HULL,
Osteopathic Physician, Fargo.
i. mm' "In nM
For Ten Days Only
Center lot 50x140 feet and two houses
Monthly rental $4U)Q. Re
duced from $4,250 to.
BUY NOW. FOR PARTICULARS SEE
I'HONE 670 a S 607 N. P. AVfi
TO m\k CLAUS
AGENT M'CRACKEN OF FARGO
CHARITIES NOW HA8 COMMUN
ICATION FROM TWO YOUNG
STERS WHO EVIDENTLY NEED
HELP TO HAVE A CHRISTMAS.
The Associated Charities of Fargo
is going to make some arrangement
for (bringing gladness to the hearts of
the poor people of the city. In this
work it has asked the assistance of
the people of the city, especially In
reporting the cases of want that may
come to their attention.
Especially along about Christmas
time the charity workers of all places
come across many pathetic incidents,
and Fargo is no exception to the rule.
Yesterday Rev. O. E. McCr&cken,
agent of the Associated Charities, was
handed a couple of letters which had
been found in one of the mail boxes
by the postman. Both were enc-losed
in one envelope and were by a little
brother and sister living in the poor
district on lower Front street. The i
letter was addressed to Santa Claus. I
On one of the enclosed sheets was
written the following letter from the
little hoy, whose name and address I
may be obtained from Reverend Mc- I
Dear Santa.—If it Is not much
bother, when you are passing "by, IJ
will tell you what i need the most of
all. I nead a suit of close if you
will bring that I will not ask you for
any toys this year. I am just 11
years old, I live up stars, etc., yours
win be noticed that he 1s still
•but want for the necessities of life
have curbed his childish spirit to such
an extent that he refrained to ask
for the joys of childhood and has ap
pealed only for necessities.
His little sister wrote the following
Dear Santa: Hears anoth poor little
girl who would like a few things I
.would likq some quilt blocks and a
work box, and bring me a bag of
candy and nuts, and bring me a tur
key for Xrnas dinner. I live up stars,
eta Tours truly,
She does not ask for dolls, doll
houses or the dozens of little things
which are so dear to the hearts otf
little girls, even though it Is prob
able that she has had but few of these
things. She asks for a work box and
quilt blocks. With these she can
work, making things for the house.
In ordinary cases, who ever heard of
a little girl asking for a turkey for
Have Knight Printing Co. print It.
Fine trackage property tor q«iek sale,
having 50 feet frontage on N, P. avenue
and 50 feet trackage on N, P. An excel
lent wholesale house location. For qaick
saler $7,000. See me about this.
W. 0. HODGSON
$500 will buy a 3-room cottage on
Fifth avenue south, lot 60x137,
trees, nice location, on Fifth ave
nue south.—A bargain.
$2,100 will buy an all modern cot
tage on Seventh street south, six
rooms, furnace, bath, lights, gas
range, maple floors, lot 37%xl4».
$4,200 will buy a fine eight room
house on Ninth street south, fur
nace, cistern, bath, gas range,
electric lights, hardwood floor*
nice lawn, trees, corner lot, east
and south front $2,000 cash, bal
ance to suit. Will sell furniture
HOUSES FOR RENT
IHONEY TO LOAN
PI RE A TORNADO IN8URANCE
nice Over first Nattonai U.tuk
U Cr A i N
TEEMS—Purchaser to assume $1,000 mortgage, balance in
ash, Owner js levying the cifcyr-has instructed me to sell
this property at the extremely low price above quoted.
v. .:-t V,#f iitSMmhistss
Vv ':r V.
A splendid opportunity for some
young able bodied man to obtain a
start In the Red River Valley. A
finely located and weli drained quarter
section of wild land within on® mile
and a half of one of the best little
towns, In Cass county for Md« on t^e
balance of the consideration price crop payments on which one
half the annual returns will be accepted to the liquidation of the
principal and Interest.
This land should and will pay for Itself speedily with any sort
of reasonably good farming.
It is in a thickly settled district of prosperous ffcrmewi thf
quarter has not been on the market long and will be speedily pick
ed up on the terms that it is offered, and in consideration of the
very knr pxtee at Which It is offered.
per acre, with Interest on the deferred payments at I per cent per
annum. Write us for particulars.
Morton Bnildh Phone 392 Fargo, N. D.
O E S
stock brokers and
and business men who arc necess
arily well groomed. Is it safe to
assume that such men as these are
ignoring the custom
tailor? Don't you know that such
the best fudges of actual
value in the world? Of course
ou do, and yet you go on pay
ing excess piofits. "Why do
AMPHO and other clever clothes that Abt buil-k
in exclusive fabrics and the season's leading shadt
are sold in Fargo by
YOLK OWN TERMS
Six rooms, bath, electric lights, Hot sir furnace, fuil basetriem,
cement walks good location. Small cash payment! balance
monthly payments if desired. Apply to
H. P. LOUGH. first Ntittonti! limit m#€lc
r. Ta mi nn a nr» mat
$4200.00 will buy a strictly modern home of eight rooms wit. every
modern convenience, almost new—sewer, water, bath, gas, electric
lights, full basement and up-to-date- heating plant, maple floors arid
*»ne finish on wood work. In Island Park.
Bargains in oity property and farms for sale. Rent* eollected am
property looked after for non-residents a specialty. List your houses
for rent snd for sale with
FRED J. HROGH, Office 720 Front SL, Fargo.
~1 i. 1%
The picture shows
for storm and dress.
A«k vour «4a»!r fo. THE CLOTHES
THAT AB1 BUILD?,, Be.ubfuiW.lnu
Poeketbook of Fsuluout tro» opoa requcrt.
Broadway, fargo, N. D,
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