Mr. and Mrs. Ray Bennett spent
Tuesday of this week with friendB in
Grand Forks.* .•
Mr. and Mrs, W. J. Storehouse of
this city' were among the visitors to
Grand Forks this week/
Mrs. E. C. Eddy very delightfully
ehiertained her Sunday school class
of young men from the First M. E.
church on Tuesday evening at her
h©me on Thirteenth street south.
Covers were laid for twelve and the
fljnner was served informally. The
4»Vent was a decided treat for the
jrbung rrien who pronounced their
iiostess a royal one.
The Longfellow Neighborhood club
will hold a meeting tonight at the
liongfollow school to which all the
Indies and gentlemen of the neighbor
hood are cordially invited. The meet
ing will be an "old settlers'" meeting
«hd a number of the prominent people
of the city will speak. There will be
ttle usual fine programme followed by
A social hour with refreshments.
St. Cloud Journal-Press: Mr. and
Mrs. Wm. S. Mitchell of Minto, N- D.,
who have been the guests of Mrs.
Sfitchell's parents, Mr. and Mrs. M.
JP. Noel of this city, left today for
North Dakota. It is their intention to
attend the North Dakota editorial
Daeeting at Fargo, Friday before re
turning to their home. Mr. Mitchell
Is the editor of The Minto Journal.
Tuesday afternoon the Woman's
Home Missionary society of the First
M. E. church met at the home of
Mrs. W. D. Gillespie on Thirteenth
itreet south. Mrs. Geo. E. Miller had
charge of the programme which was
an exceptionally fine one. A new text
book on The Conservation of the Na
tional Ideals has been introduced and
the first chapter, The Woman's Home
Missionary Society in Regard to Con
aervatlon, was taken up. Mrs. Miller
read a flne paper on this subject. A
leaflet on The Relation of the Home
Missionary Society and the Foreign
Missionary Society was read applying'
the principles of conservation. Mrs.
Miller gave some incidents and illus
trations showing what has been done
%ith the $100 pledge during the past
year. Some of this went to help the
missions at Sinuk, Alaska, a sketch
of the work and some pictures being
•hown. Part also went to assist in the
.tfork with the orientals on the Pacific
coast, a sketch of the work and pic
tures being also given of this. Negro
and Indian schools in the south were
also aided and the ladles were given
an idea of the work there. Mrs.
Spalding gave a paper on The Ideal
American Home and this was followed
toy a talk from Mrs. Chrisholm, who
told of her idea of Where the Ideal
Home Should Begin. It was decided
at this meeting to divide the members
Into halves according to the letters
of the alphabet and commence a mem
Ixtrship campaign which will end in
J*»n\ Much is anticipated from this
«ampalgn and the ladies nean to make
the new year on^ to be remembered.
,WILL MEAT PRICES
QO UP AGAIN?
Many ®ar*» p®QPle do not care if
meat prices are lip or down, because
they have found that "Minnesota"
macaroni and spaghetti, with their
delicious nut-like flavor, take the
place of meat very largely and are
more easily digested.
Good macaroni and spaghetti are
four times as nutritious as beef-steak,
and they are the best and most nour
ishing foods known. They can be
oasily prepared In many appetizing
W^ays and are suitable for the daintiest
SVncheon as well as the heartiest feast.
But if you want that rich, nut-like
Hkvor be sure and get the delicious
"Minnesota" brand macaroni or spag
hetti—made from the finest Northern
Xurum wheat, with all the nourishing
Gluten left in. It is easily digested
and never gets doggy. All good Fargo
gjrocers sell It
-vie. V "t
t- Y ffc n'
Do You Want
The Best There is in.
If so, write, lefepfrone
or telegraph us. We
have the largest stock of
Ferns, Palms, Flowering
Plants and always a fresh
stock of Cut Flowers cut
daily from our seven
All kinds of Funeral De
signs made up on shQrt
notice. We pay par
ticular attention to out
of town shipments. Send
for catalogue and pric-c
Gold Fisb, Globes and
Buy Direct From the Grower.
Shotwell Floral Co.
Established Over a Quarter
of a Century.
Stofre—Cer. Broadway & Front 9t
Greenhouses—South Eighth St.
Of Interest to the Women
Call (he Society Ftiftor on any of Tfcr Forum's Fenr Wires «n« lor Fiv*. Kcsldence Ftaone. U30-L.
After the meeting a social hoUr and
refreshments were enjoyed.
Mrs. L. A. Felger, who has been vis
iting for several weeks in Cleveland,,
O., and eastern points is expected In
about a week to be the guest again of
her parents, Mr. and Mrs'. E. C. Eddy
of Thirteenth street south.
The employes of the Standard Oil
Co. enjoyed a delightful evening last
night at the offices of the company,
when the third of a series of these
events, which take place each month,
was given. A large number were pres
ent and a jolly time, spent in dancing.
At the close )lght refreshments were
The evening social meeting of the
W. C. T. U., which was to have been
held at the home of Mrs. R. M. Pol
lock- on Eighth street south, Friday
evening, has been postponed for one
week and will meet Friday evening,
Dr. Knowlton of the Fargo
college wfll speak on The European
Attitude Toward Temperance.
The Book and Thimble club met yes
terday afternoon with Mrs. Geo. A.
Everhart at her home on Fifth avenue
south. About eighteen ladies were
present and a pleasant afternoon was
spent in sewing while Mrs. Allen read.
After the needles were la.id aside the
hostess served delicious refreshments.
Mrs. Everhart was assisted in enter
taining by her daughters, Miss Evelyn
and Mirs. Byron Massle of Minneapolis.
Mrs. Herman Jensen of Moorhead
was pleasantly surprised Tuesday aft
ernoon by a few of the Fargo and
Moorhead ladies at her beautiful home
on Second avenue north. A pleasant
afternoon was spent informally, Mrs.
George Peterson adding the pleasure
with piano selections. At the close
of the afternoon a dainty luncheon was
served. The ladies presented Mrs.
Jensen in a clever manner with a
handsome Oriental lunch cloth of
Washington Star:- Commissioner
and Mrs. Fred Bennett welcomed over
400 guests yesterday afternoon at a
reception following an auction bridge
party of fifteen tables, given by Mrs.
Bennett from 3 to 5. The hospitality
which was one of the largest daylight
affairs of the season, was held in the
large assembly rom at the Burling
ton, where an effective decoration of
pink carnations was in place. The
hostess, who wore an elegant dress of
dull green and gold liberty satin with
embroideries in old rose shades, was
assisted by the wives of the North
Dakota delegation (Mr. Bennett's
home state.) Mrs. McCumber and
Mrs. Gronna, wives of the senators,
and Mrs. Helgesen and Mrs. Hanna,
wives of the representatives. Other
friends in the congressional circle and
of this city assisted. At the tea table
were Mrs. Sutherland, Mrs. Smoot,
Mrs Curtis and Miss Dolly Curtis, Mrs.
Padgett of Tennessee and Mrs. Kahn
of California. Mrs. Newlands, Mrs.
Taylor and Mrs. Needham of Cali
fornia. Mrs. Pray of Montana, Mrs.
Cravens of Arkansas, Mrs. Sharp of
Ohio and of this city, Mrs. George G.
Hitt, Mrs. Dyer, Miss Speel, Mrs.
Grumley, Mrs. Jones, Mrs. Lampton
and Mrs. Redway also assisted. Mrs.
Oldberg was in charge of the musical
programme which formed pleasing
feature of the entertainment. Miss
Clarine McCarty gave several piano
Fargo workers in the Interests of the
Florence Crittenton home will be in
terested in the recent meeting of the
circle at Grand Forks, which is doing
so much to assist in the rescue work
The Grand Forks Times has the fol
lowing item: "A very interesting
meeting of the Crittenton circle for the
purpose of transacting business was
held last evening at the office of Dr.
Mae Sanders in the Security block. A
number of matters pertaining to future
work were considered and some com
mittees' were appointed for the begin
ning of a few special activities. The
members of the circle are doing a great
work every day and though it is of
that quiet nature which permits of
little publicity they have lost no opr
portunity to do good- More members
would be a great benefit to the club
and 'as their work is solely for the
benefit and uplift of unfortunate girls
every woman of the city should con
sider it her duty to be enrolled as a
member. If there are those who can
not attend the meetings and take part
in the disposal of the business a nice
way to express their appreciation of
what the others are doing would be
to mail in their $1 membership fee
and be grouped with those who are
able to do more. From the reports
presented at this meeting it was vety
evident that there is need of a police
matron and the circle will bend ef
forts toward securing a competent
At the Hotels
Ole Krataa* ofDeVlls Lake la in the
R. C. Kittel of Casselton is
Benjamin M. Ken ft eld of Fessenden
is a guest at the Waldorf hotel.
H. J. Gavenlock of Gardner spent
the day in the business district.
Alfred Johnson of Horace was a
business visitor in the city today.
J. M. Duckie of N.ew Rockford was
a business visitor in the city today.
Captain and Mrs. Knudson of Grand
Forks are registered at the Elliott
The commercial club inaugural ball
which is to be given.at Devils Lake on
the evening of Friday, Feb. 2, will be
a most elaborate pocial event and
that organization has appointed the
various committees to take charge of
the different features connected wit'i
it. The plan pn posed is to make it
function for the entire lake r^ion
and the men in charge are leaving
no stone unturned that might ado to
its attractiveness. E. F. Flynn, Hal
Davies and W. E. Bryant are the com
mittee on invitations John Halg, U.
E. Austin and F. J. Pierce on arrange
ments A. L. Johnson. A. B. Tenney,
B. Stotlar, F. H. Hyland and Turner
on tickets H. Kneeshaw, C. Smith
and L. Mundt on decorations, and F.
P. Mann, H. Horton, Henry Hale, B.
Fisher, M. D. Cavanaugh, Nap Lam
bert, George Mallough. D. V. Brennan,
G. Chaffee, J. A. Morna, William Shir
ley, W. R. Reid, Bell, W. N. Nortz,
McGurren, M. R. Mayer, W. H. Van
Liew. Joseph Wickert and F. Chrank
lin as members of the receptlo*
1 Kliffr? sm'A
I V i
Would be improved by the addition of Gltjbe-Wernecke Bookcase. T'he
material used in their construction, the outfer finish and the many pos
0 sible artistic ways in which the suits can be arrang^ K^e thotn
JI especially well adapted for the home.
1 We want to show you this line and demonstrate. Its worth. Prices
higher than inferior ones ask.
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Fargo, N. D.—To The Forum: A
movement has been started in North
Dakota for a state nurses' association.
The state has been divided into seven
districts and a committee chosen from
each district. The seventh district in
cludes the following counties: Steele,
Trail, Cass, Ransom, Sargent and
Richland. All graduate nurses in this
district will please send their name
and address to the chairman, as we
wish their co-operation in organizing
a district association.
fcmily Scripture, R. A. N.,
Chairman of Seventh District.
121 Eighth street north, Fargo.
woman to take up .this important work
The Tuesday Social club met this
week with Mrs. H. L. Johnson and
MrB. Geo. A. Newsalt at the home of
the former on Seventh avenue south.
Six ta'bles of euchre played and prizes
were awarded Mrs. Lacy and Mrs. De
verol. The rooms were very pretty
with a profusion of pink carnations
and after the cards were put away
a prettily appointed luncheon was
served from the card tables. Mrs. U.
F. Busch added greatly to the pleasure
of the afternoon with vocal selections.
The Handsomest Room In The Home
Vx* *ARC»0 FORtm A2TC) DAILY EEPUBLICAST, THURSDAY EVENING, JANTTAltT 25. mi-:
Julius Thorson la In the city from
J. W. imler of Oilman spent the day
in the city.
L. McLenn.of.Leonard Is at the
Lewis Baerth of Mandan spent the
day in. the city. v
A. it. Anderson of, Hannafofd was
in the city today.
J. A, Dennis of Grafid FbrKs tai
in the city today.
J. F. Wellentln of Alice Was a Fargo
business caller today. -v
Miss Carmody of Ken sal Is a gUtst
at the Gardner hotel.
Mrs. R. Pitt of Towner is a guest
at the Metropole hotel.
W. T. Munn of Westhope was in the
city today on business.
A. Rosen da hi of Kindred was In the
city today on business.
J. E. Cain of Hunter, mingled In
Fargo business circles today.
Leo Llndermann of Powers Lake it
stopping at the Prescott hotel.
I DRAPED SKIRTS
In thig charming evening gown
Callot Soeurs, the tunic of embroider
ed peach-blow velvet falls over a pet
ticoat of cream Venlse, and the velvet
tunic is draped in such a manner that
it starts from the right shoulder and
winds downward to the end of th
train, one side of the tunic lappinp
across the other in front. The left,
side of the bodice is of the Venise la' e
over chiffon and three folds of chiffon
in shaded pinks outline the V shaped
The marriage of Cliffton Adams and
Miss Alice G. Claypool. occurred at the
bride's home in Maine, Minn., Thurs
day evening. They visited in Fergus
Falls on their way to Morton. The
bridegroom resides near that place and
they will make their home oh his farm
The marriage of Miss Ella Knapp of
Cooperstown to Martin E. Felring of
Peerless, Alberta, took place at Coop
erstown Wednesday, Jan. 10. the Rev.
Mr. Vikingstad officiating. They left
ofr their futupe home at Peerless, Al
A very pretty wedding took place at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Buch
holz at Casselton, when th-ir daughter,
Miss Hulda Buchholz, became the bride
of Paul E. Belter, one of Addison's
prominent young men. The happy
couple left for Minnesota, where they
will visit with Mr. Belter's folks for a
time- From there they will go to
Chicago to spend the rest of the winter
with the bride's sister, Mrs. Daniel
The wedding of Miss Carolina Jallo
to Nels A. Husiby was solemnized at
the home of the. bride's parents in
Cleveland township, Jan. 17. Rev. Mr.
Silseth pronounced the words that
made the happy couple man and wife.
At the home of Mr. and Mrs. J. D.
Benson In Kenmare, a very pretty
wedding was solemnized, when Miss
Hulda Stroklund and Alfred Rasmus
son, both of Kenmare, were united in
the holy bonds of wedlock- At Mc
Owan, Canada, the bridegroom has
prepared a cosy little home for his
bride, to which place the happy couple
will go after a few days' visit at the
home of the bride's parents near
On Monday at the home of the
bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. 5. J.
Lane at Hatton, occurred the marriage
of their daughter Maud, to Even Ny
gaard. The happy couple will leave
soon for the western part of the state
where the bridegroom has a farm.
Married, at Geneseo, six miles west
of Lidgerwood, in the Catholic church,
on Tuesday, Jan. 16, Francis povliska
and Frank BaUmann, Father Waldow
ski officiating. V
Prominent People Speak Giving Inter
esting Data on Early Fargo— Jas.
Holes Revives City's History.
The meeting last evening of th«
Washington Neighborhood club was of
especial interest, the programme, be
ing devoted to recalling the early his
tory of the Neighborhood and relating
incidents of interest. Mrs. W. H.
Best and Mrs. E. C. Eddy told of
some of their early experiences when
they came to Fargo and were initiat
ed here with the pioneer life of some
years ago. Mrs. Best told how she
was introduced to her new home in, a
bliazard and Mrs. Eddy related, how
keeping incidents in her new home.
E. C. Eddy and James Holes gave in
teresting accounts of the settlers, the
former taking up the city and its first
commercial activities with mentions
of the sturdy pioneers who laid the
comer stone of the "biggest little city
in the world." The account was full
of rare Interest and cherished remln
iscenses of the past. After the pro
gramme had been concluded an hour
of social intercourse was enjoyed and
refreshments were served. Mr. Carr
pleased the meeting with vocal
Mr. Holes' paper gives some excel-'
lent data on early pioneering:
"During the summer of 1868 and
rfriii 'i' i i" Mij.fmumi
Shop in Moorhead
At Howard Moody's, mats where you
will find splendid bargains. You can't
afford to mica M,
of the Family
A Bigger Loaf of BeiLer Bread
than was ever sold before. Made
in a big, sanitary bakery, of the
best flour and without the use of
any injurious acids whatsoever.
"Abe Nordale's Special"
LOOKS GOOD, TASTES GOOD
A N I S O O I A S
THAT CREAMY FLAVOR.
Ask Your Grocer for It.
1869 I made several trips to Fort Ab
ercrombie where the village of Aber
cromble now is, so when I came to
the Red river valley on July 18, 1871
I was not an entire stranger to the
conditions that prevailed here at that
"I came alone with a pair of horses,
covered wagon and tent, driving from
St. Cloud, Minn., to what is now Fargo.
The first persons I met were Jacob
Lowell and Henry S. Black. I met
them about two miles south of where
Moorhead is now, and they directed
me to a ferry near where the new fil
tration plant now stands. This ferry
was so small we had to cross the.
horses first and then the wagon after
"When I got to the west side of
the river the first thing that attract
ed my attention was a tent and a
man sitting in the shade playing a
waltz on a violin. Soon a- woman
came out and waltzed to the tune he
was playing. This was Capt. George
Egbert and wife. As I got on higher
ground I saw a little north and west
a board house near the slough. This
belonged to Henry Fuller and was the
first board house built in Fargo. In
the western part of Fargo Andrew
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BUTTEBICK PATTEBNS BUTTKRICK PATTiKM
Hosiery Underwear Sale
This will no doubt be one of the largest and
best Hosiery and Underwear Sales Shown
in this City
Children's and Ladies' Hose in cotton and fleece lined in all
sizes, to be sold at
Ladies' and Childten's Union Suits and Separate Garments in
fleece lined and wool. For this sale at
Holes and tvife were cammed. Mr
Holes, who now lives in Moorhea
being the first white woman who livi i
in Fargo. I drove to where they wei
camped and camped with them.
"Two months prior to this, on
17, 1871, the first settlement of Farj
was made by a party of Scandinaviar
from Goodhue county, Minn., wl
had crossed the Red river at Georgi
town, Minn., and come up to the we
side of the river and settled just nort
of Fargo and south of where Peter v
Goodman and Jacob P. Metzger settl*
in December, 1870. They consisted
The best flour, salt, milk and most expert care, will not make really palatable Griddle Cakes if
the Bating Powder is inferior. Because Calumet Baking Powder makes such tempting, wholesome,
appetizing Griddle Cakes, it has become as popular for this purpose as it is
for making other good things to eat.
Calumet is the highest quality Baking Powder at a moderate price. It'"//
received the highest award at World's Pure Food Exposition—passes the i."
Pure Food Laws. Hence you are sure that food made with Calumet is i
pure, wholesome and health-giving.
Millions of housewives are pinning their faith to Calumet.
time you bake—learn for yourself the new satisfaction.
Pi&in tiriddte Qak& tiecipo
One quart floor (4 cups) one teaspooL salt 4 full cups milk and two tea
spoons Calumet Bakir.g Powder. Sift flour, Calumet Baking
Powder and salt well together. Add milk, making soft batter.
Bake immediately on hot griddle, well greased. When full
Fowder no eggs are requirea.
young men bachelors and a few ma
rted men. All their wives were left
behind at Fergus Falls, that being th
nearest white settlement.
"These parties were nearly I
bought out by the Puget Sound Ci
Ole Jansen Lee, Lars Martin, the Johi
son brothers and one or two other
remaining. Ole Hanson settled wher
James Holes now lives, but on tl
river. Mr. Peterson settled in Oi
Grove. Mr. Johnson settled where tl
Washington school now stands. An
other Mr. Johnson, father of the abov
claimed the quarter section where tl
postofflce now stands. There was ai
other settler in the northeast part
the city who built a log cabin near tl
lagoon or old river bed. At that hou
the directors of tht Northern Paci
railroad were entertained by Mr. aj
Mrs. Andrew Holes on sever i
"South of Ffergo Ole Jansen Lee, O
Mat her.son, Lars Martin, Easton ai
Jens Johnson, brothers, settled.
"This constitutes all or nearly all
the colony that settled here May 1
1871. These people constructed prln
itive cabins of logs with bark roof
the bark being covered with sod ma!
a cool roof in summer and a warm ro
In winter. None of these houses ht
either doors or windows such lux
uries were not yet indulged in.
"About July 1 other settlers began
to arrive. Andrew McHench and wife.
Henry Fuller, whose wife was at thai
time In the state of Maine, Charles
Roberts and wife, Jacob Lowell, Henry
S. Back, James Holes, and others.
"The country was entirely wild.
Countless millions of grasshoppers
swarmed everywhere. The woods were
full of great owls and prairie wolves
were sneaking around the prairies. The
hooting of owls and barking wolves
broke the monotony of the nights.
The mosquitoes in summer and bliz
zards in winter did much to make life
miserable, but notwithstanding, we
managed to get enough out of life so
Of Staple uiiu runij Groceries
and Quality Bakery Goods made
in our own sanitary bake ahop.
to** -a J?
For Friday only at A. L. Moody**.
Many bargains from main floor do*'
partments are advertised in this issue
of The Forum. Shop tomorrow at A.v
none of the first settlers committed^
suicide and all those who stuck to tttt.
Red river valley and did what thfjT'
could, have prospered financially. ,f
"Ag to the city of Fargo, I have nogsi
been disappointed. It has becom*
about such a city as I expected f|
would, forty years ago, as it is w«fli,
situated and should become a larger
r«r try it next
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