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RARE PRICE ADVANTAGES IN
FRAMED PICTURES. SEE WIN
Show of Easter Fashions,
For men is in progress at my shop,
407 N. P. Avenue
A $75.00 POSITION
In the western part of the state was
today offered to a Dakota Business
College girl. She will probably ac
cept and go out the early part of the
Meek. She was drawing a little over
half this much before taking the P.
B. C. review course—It paid her as it
will most stenographers to finish at
D. B. C.
I N E SCREEN
IwO DIFFICULT JOBS WE TAKE
PRIDE IN DOING WELL.
NORTH, SOUTH, EAST OR WEST
In this country or abroad, should provide
themselves before going with "A. B. A.1
•rs* chcqvts which pass current at face value every
You'll Do Better at Lager's
Of the Best Class
Do you not think that the more convenient your
business furniture is the better able you are to
carry out your business plans? Our desks have all the mod
ern improvements in construction and the great variety of
Desks and Chairs we show enables us to fit
styles of offices. We also carry the
Fllfna Cabinets Vertical file Guides and Folders
Card Index Cabinets
Card Index Record Cards and Guides Translcr Cases, Etc.
Let us show you how conveniently we can fit up the Macey System
of Files to suit your business. [Main Floor]
Besides fitting up offices with the Furniture we also supply the Rugs and Lino
leums. Our large Rug and Linoleum department never presented more in selec
tions nor greater in variety and values. A stock that is not approached by any in
the state. Come, prove this fact for yourself. (Second Floor—Take Eievator.)
Iv-f ablishad 1S78
12 14 Broadway. Fargo, North Dakota.
you want the nobbiest, woolens obtainable at
i moderate price now's the time to have
Take Your Measure
Fully 500 beautiful patterns to select from.
Everyone pure wool. I guarantee to make
spring suit or overcoat that will be pleasingly
nspicious for its fit and exclusiveness.
We have just opened our new
optical parlors. We have, a
complete line of Glasses and
our seven years' experience as
an optician assures the pub
lic of the very beat service.
A. E. Cannon
Successor to Cannon &S«hmicL
n print your
twenty-four hours after order is plac
ed, doing the finest work puesibie. We
are lieHilijnartPrs for Lastinail's
KodaKs uid Supplies.
The Sundberg Co.
7J ftreadwiy Fargo, N.D.
Has i rooms,
Firo and Tornado Insurarjsa,
Houses for Rent.
W. J. LANE
Phono 807. Over First
LARGEST AND BEST HOUSE-
FURNISHERS IN THE WEST.
RELIABLE PIANO DEALEftS.
OF HARDWARE MEN
SIXTEENTH ANNUAL CONVEN
TION OF N. D. HARDWARE MER
CHANTS' ASSOCIATION CLOSED
YESTERDAY AFTERNOON—A. J.
SMITH ELECTED PRESIDENT.
A. J. Smith of Carringtim was elect
ed president of the North Dakota Re
tail Hardware Merchants' association
at the close of its sixteenth annual
convention in this city yesterday. C.
N. Barnes of Grand Forks, in his re
election to the secretaryship, was
honored by the association for the
seventeenth consecutive time as he
has held this office since the date of
organization in' Fargo sixteen years
ago. The officers elected for the en
suing year were:
President—A. jr. Smith, Carrington.
First Vice President—C. V. Fergu
Second Vice President-—Otto Soug
Secretary—C. if Barnes, Grand
Treasurer—W. R. Mcintosh, Botti
Executive committee member—J, H.
i Met Nullum, Hope.
Delegates to national convention at
Detroit—E. R. Jacobson, Minot, and
Otto Sougstad, Northwood.
The choice of a place of meeting
for 1913, was left witi the executf
committee and will probably not s.
made public until next summer so: n
time. During the closing hours of
convention a number of resolutic i
were passed, and one condemning i •,
parcels post was of particular int
est. This resolution was unanimous
adopted as it was thought the passa v
of such a law would work a kirdsl
on every retail hardware merchant
,the country and could in no way be
benefit to anyone except the mail »rc!'"
I The convention went on record »r
favoring the penny postage idea &<
in still another resolution asked i
the appointment of a commission
investigate the parcels post system
foreign countries. The commendati
of the pending investigation of
express companies of this section
the country was also expressed
resolution and opposition was shov
against the present' national ban
ruptcy now enfofced in the count)
Copies of the resolutions will be sent
the members of the house of repre
sentatives and senate at Washington.
Thanks were also expressed to all
the citizens of Fargo and the members
of the commercial club for their cor
diality and kind hospitality during
the convention and many compliments
were showered on August Hanson,
manager of the J. I. Case Co., for his
generous contribution of the exhibi
tion rooms for the biggest hardware
exhibit that has ever been held in the
state of North Dakota. The conven
tion was considered the most success
ful ever held in the history of the
association and full credit for its suc
cess was given Hubert Harrington and
H. F. Emery who have labored so ef
fectually to ha\ e the meeting surpass
other the -association has
rHK FAttGO FOBtnr AND DAILY REPUBLICAN, SATURDAY EVENING, FEBRUARY
any and all
Mr. Ogaard will represent the col
lege at the state contest to be held
some time in April. The schools to
compete against are the university,
Pargo college and the science school.
AVith six of the best arms in the state
were secured by Dakota Business Col
lege for its pupils this week. Business
men have confidence in that school
and know they can get better help
there than by employing "a transient
to whom some one has given a letter
of recommendation to get rid of him."
(NICE SEED WHEAT
For Sale—Cleaned ready to sow, best
Quality Blue Stem seed wheat crop
1910, weighing 61 pounds brass kettle
test, In lots to suit purchaser, F. O.
B., Hunter, Cass county, N. D. For
prices address James Holes, Fargo,
APPLES APPLES APPLES
Carload or eastern apples by the
barrel or bushel to be sold this week
at the Plaza hotel, 518 Front street at
end of Broadway. $1.25 per bushel,
$3.75 per barrel. Deliveries made in
Fargo and Moorhead.
WITH PACIFIC LIFE.
H. J. C. Hirschman, state agent for
the Pacific Mutual Life Ins. Co., called
at Aaker's Business college this morn
ing looking for a stenographer. Miss
Marion Whipple was recommended,
secured the position and went to
work this afternoon. This is a fine
position and goes to an A. B. C.
School was also called up by long
distance and asked to supply a/male
Open lh»y and Mgfcl
Chap Saiey Scr ltd oil
418 S. F, Ave-
-v S. •jT'
WON OUT IN THE ORATOR IAL
CONTEST LA8T EVENING BY A
CL08E MARGIN—EVERY ORA-
TION WA8 EXCELLENT—WIN
NER IN STATE CONTEST.
Th0 Seventeenth annual oratorial
contest was held in the agricultural
college armory last evening and prov
ed to be an Interesting event. Arthur
Ogaard won out over five other con
testants, all of whom had some of the
best orations ever heard here. His
subject was, The Real Peril, and it
was delivered in a very pleasing man
ner, his thought and composition be
ing especially good.
Miss Ella Heidner was a close sec
ond with an oration entitled Am I My
Brother's Keeper? She brought out
some very line points and was right
fully entitled to second honors. Dean
Mendenhall gave his oration. Progress
of Democracy, in a clear and concise
manner and had better command of
himself on the stage than some of the
others. His delivery was very good.
The contest was very close through
out and no one person had a decided
advantage over the other. The other
three contestants were Clarence Wal
ter, Bertha Camp ahd Rosabell Magill
with the following orations, The Need
of a Rural Awakening, The Crucible
of America, and the last with, Inter
A.: Moody offers a fine lot of rib
bons at 19c a yard plain and bordered
taffetas and moires 5& inches wide.
This was an unusual buying oppor
tunity for us. You can share the
profits of this fortunate transaction.
BOOK WHICH WILL BE OF VALUE
TO EVERY FARMER IN NORTH
DAKOTA NOW FROM THE PRESS
—TELLS OF RESULTS ON THE
FARMS if* THIS STATE.
V iii i. I,
The report of the North DaJ*ot i
demonstration farms for 1910 is from
the press. A separate report is made
-of each of the twenty-four farms. The
summer of 1910 was exceedingly dry.
making it a good tester of methods.
The value of corn as a preparation
for the growing of wheat is most
emphatically made. At Hoople the
wheat after wheat went eight bushels
per acre. The plot next to it that had
been cropped the same except that it
was in corn the year before went
nineteen bushels. At Rugby the wheat
after corn went ten bushels per acre
while wheat after grain went but two
At harvest time 1910 the moisture
to a depth of three feet in the corn
field was 16 per cent in the wheat
field, 11% per cent in the oat field.
8% barley field, 13% peas and oats
field, 9%, and in the flax field, lo%.
In 1909, a wet season, the moisture at
harvest time was 17% per cent in the
corn field to a depth of three feet. In
the wheat field it was 13% oat field.
12% barley, 17% oats and peas,
14% flax, 16%. In 1908 the corre
sponding figures were, corn, 18
wheat, 13% oats, 14% barley, 15
peas and oats, 11, and flax 10%.
The report contains 166 pages and
is illustrated. It can be had on re
quest to the Experiment Station, Agri
cultural College, N. D.
J. C. Durkee ts now ready to do your
spring paper hanging and interior
decorating, and carries a full line of
wall papers at his usual saving prices.
Max SByS:—4'I am going
at COSt diir-
during my first season."
New Spring: Suspfes Recdhrfeil
to stand ia my iMwai.-wjhUe
Ladies' tailo iug is our
specialty. Suits made to
irder. See our line.
MAX DIAMOND €0.
605 2nd! Aye.,
f-M-f "30" louring Car...- -$1100.00
"30" Demi Toiiiteaii. 1100.00
E-M-F "30" Roadster 1100.00
dm "20" Delivery Car
*$} Ae Jtem ,,
(The above prices F. O. B. Detroit, Mich.).
We Givs S.
A H, Green Trading
Ninety per cent of the public now
use the telephone directory as' a ref
erence in place of the city directory.
Attractive advertising spaoe for sale
at reasonable prices. Northwestern
Telephone Exchange Co,
Touring Car I1100.M Flanders Touring Car $800.00
If you are interested in the purchase of a car for the season of 1912 we will be
pleased to have you call at our Show Room and go over any of these models with
you very carefully, also will be pleased to arrange demonstration. Now is the time
to place your order, so that when the,season opens up, we will be. ready to. deliver
you your car the day you want it.
Now's the time!
New spring shipment! Big assortment!
And some ofthe-most interesting newpatter&»yo<*
We might sit down here and give you dimensions and
yard prices and patterns and trade names. Then whon ws
got through if some one part of the description interested
you, you'd come in. If we happened to leave that out,
you'd stay away, and never know what a bargain you
So we're not going to try to describe this big new op
portunity. Just you come and see -this display. We'll
take .chances on your saying it paid you.
Come early before some of these specially good things
OUR Spring Suit should be tailor-made. Then only, can
you be assured of the finest new fabrics and linings and
the most skillful tailoring. We design, cut and make all
our suits right here in Fargo. We employ only high-class
journeyman tailors, experienced in the production of effective in
On every order we guarantee perfect fit and llrst-class work
manship. We have a wide range of styles and new imported
fabrics to select from. Come in and place your order now for
your Easter Suit
Flanders "20" Std. Roadster 750.00
Flanders "20" Witt Special Roadster 750.00
Flanders "20" Suburban
Specialists in Good Clothes
515 FIRST AVE. N. FARGO* N. OAK.
UlNli'S CLAIM CHECKS
T. J. Young & Son's Bus & Trans
fer Co., will give you claim checks
for baggage to and from all depots*
hotels, and residences. Phone 15.
Flanders "20" Touring Car. •... $800.00
Flanders "20" J.
Roadster ... 750.00
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