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V --V 5,1 .'V 1 I yX I w!f I 1 ii Ii Ht Ifw JAMES KENNEDY, N James Kennedy of Fargo is one of the most prominent contractors in the west. From Milwaukee to Seattle and from Seattle down to Los Angeles, Mr. Kennedy is known by his works and his phenominal success as a contractor has made him a big figure all over the northwest and In southern Cali fornia. Contractor Mr. Kennedy Is a pioneer of this sec tion. He came to Fargo in 1880 and Was engaged in the hotel business and us a farmer for several years. For the past twenty-five years he has been In the contracting business and al though he still maintains offices and residence in Fargo, his biggest con tracting jobs are now in Los Angeles, Portland, Salt Lake City and other big western centers. Mr. Kennedy has done work in practically every town on the lines of the Northern Pacific and the Great Northern from here to the What promises to be one of Fargo's biggest industries is now being devel oped by the Fargo Silo Co. This com pany is now selling and erecting silos fit the rate of 200 per y^ar in the ter ritory tributary to Fargo and by next Jyear the firm expects to manufacture its own silos, thus creating another 'big manufacturing industry for the gate city. Thirty men are now em ^ployed by the company putting up isilos and more could be used if capable 'workmen could be secured for the com pany is now turning down orders for tsilos to be erected this year. With 1 ]the starting of a manufacturing plant |n Fargo, the company will greatly In crease its employes. The Fargo Silo Co. sells the Playford cement stave silo and is the only or ganization in th© state handling silos [exclusively. This is the only concrete pilo made that can't crack after being erected as it is put up dry and in small sections. No filling is used between QUEER PUNISHMENT. Thlevci Locked to Poet to Fiott of Church and Hold Stolen Article. Wide World Magazine: The Slovaks (Hung-ary) are a very peaceful, law abiding community, but there are pro bably black sheep among their number, and in front of the Roman Catholic church at Postyen may be seen an an cient stone pillar, reminiscent of the days when punishment was meted out in much the same way aB it was in England in those days. Fastened to .r.a 1 V 4 4 v 1' "iMr- '-i 'lif- •St f" '"0 ,"uv V -Cf-t) s' *'i i jg'-iir 5 1 KkM? ftv, Rein eke & McKone of Fargo have --^the biggest wholesale cigar, tobacco "and pipe business In the state, of North Dakota, eastern Mon ?4'tana and western 'Minnesota are cov ered by the firm, which keeps three jwaewwitatives on the read »n4 abK» coast and as far east as Milwaukee while he is now doing $837,000 worth of storm sewer and paving work in Los Angeles. Mr. Kennedy has made a specialty of municipal work, paving, sewer and water work. He did all the Fargo street paving except the present work in the Fourth and Fifth wards. He built the Kennedy block, one of Far go's greatest business buildings, in 1909 and owns other busines and resi dence property in this city. And he is still a farmer and proud of it, for he is still farming eight sections In Cass county. "Jim" Kennedy, as he is known throughout this section, is one of Far go's most substantial business men. He has for years supported Fargo's public-spirited enterprises and he nev er misses an opportunity to boost the gate city in his travels. FARGO SILO CO. J. R. Larson, Manager. the staves but this silo is glased on the inside with a preparation which makes it impervious to moisture, the Playford silo being guaranteed not to crack, crumble or disintegrate. The Fargo Silo Co. expects to manufacture the staves at Fargo next year. The company has a permanent silo at the fair grounds and is now build ing one at the agricultural college 14 feet in diameter and 40 feet high. It has erected the biggest silo in this state, with a capacity of 328 tons of silage. The officers of the company are: John A. Aasheim, president: W. O. Olson, vice president J. R. Larson, secretary and manager. Mr. Larson has been in Fargo since 1910 and was in the real estate and banking business before the Fargo Silo Co. was incor porated in 1912. He is a booster for North Dakota and Fargo, and the silo company is one of the city's most promising industries. this pillar in the center is a large Iron clasp, and at the base two smaller ones .close together. These clasps fitted around the waists and ankles of the of fender, and when a man or woman had stolen something they were looked to this post on a Sunday and compelled to hold in their hands whatever they had stolen. Every Slovak attendc mass on Sundays, from which it may be gath ered that this public exposure was no small ordeal. The post bears a terse inscription, the translation of which is: "I do not a«k you to come, but If you come I receive you." 8" handles their big trade through sub jobbers at Minot, Grand Forkat, Val ley City and Jamestown. The firm's leading 10-cent cigar brands are the Nestors, Famabellas and Rei-Macs, while the B, Bache lor and San Felice 5-cent cigars con stitute its most popular nickel brands. Standard brands of tobaccos and pipes itms E I N E K E & K O N E Vtv -^Wholesale Cigars and Tobaccos. kX- J'l 1 are carried, Reineke & Vc&on* hand- on F» avenue £be Cigar START OUT FOR HUNTING. SEA80N OPENED TO DAY MANY HUNTERS LEFT CITY EARLY YESTERDAY MORN- ING TO BE ON HAND WHEN DAWN BROKE TODAY* The hunting season In Korth Da •Kota opened today. Tthere was a general exodus rrom jFargo all day yesterday as a conse quence. Automobile parties left in all ^directions from early Sunday morn 'to dewey eve, so as to be on hand in stheir favorite hunting sports early "when the dawn broke today. Due to the high efficiency of the North Dakota board, the statutes re garding the hunting of game in the state have been very carefully observ ed this year. Fewer cases of sooners have been reported" than ever has been vigorous in Its prosecution «f violators, yet it is a known fact that liever has there been a closer vigilence kept throughout the state than this year under the sleepless eye of Secre tary Brewer. People of the state have fluch precaution exercised as has been by Colonel Brewer and the board, this year. The next few days will see the hunters returning and then will follow those good prairie chicken dinners for which North Dakota is famous. FORMING A NEW SYSTEM Government ofofcfafg He»"e for Purpose to Assist Farmers in Starting New Accounting Systems. W. H. Kerr and John R. Humphrey, both of Washington, and representa tives of the credits division of the de partment of agriculture, arrived in the state last evening from the national capital and will spend several weeks here assisting in the inauguration of a new uniform accounting system for grain elevators. Mr. Kerr needs little introduction to the farmers and farm elevator men of North Dakota. He delivered an ad dress in the state last spring which gave the result of his investigation of accounting systems used in North Da kota warehouses, which was made on a request from North Dakotans to the government department. ,, He is the son of President Kerr of the Oregon Agricultural college and is a young man of much ability and .high training. Mr. Humphrey," who accompanies him here, is also one of the star men of the department who Will also doubtless be of great assist ance to the farmers in the inaugura tion of their system in this state. Both moa went to Finley today. ALWAY8 18 IT THlp To buy her presents his cash is spent, i And her words of thanks were sweeter than honey, But when he had squandered his last red cent She married a youth who saved his money, —London Globe. THE FARGO FORUM AND DAILY REPUBLICAN, MONDAY EVENING, SEPTEMBER 7, 1914. tLITTLE BOYS STEAL DIAMS TAKE GEMS VALUED AT NEARLY $700 AND PURSE FROM ISIS THEATRE ON SATURDAY EVEN- S F. C. GARDNER CO. i Oldest Wholesale Cigar Firm in Northwest. Frank C. Gardner came to Fargo in 1892 and established "the wholesale cigar business of C. Gardner & Co. Traveling representatives of the firm cover all of North Dakota, western Minnesota and the principal part of Montana and the company does a large cigar jobbing business. El Zagal's Po tentate and The Gardner are the firm's leading 10 cent brands while the Sat urday Evening Post, White Beauty, Lit tle Potentate and many other popular 5 cent brands are handled. The Gard ner company is the oldest and one of the biggest wholesale cigar firms in ING—PROPERTY ALL RECOVER ED. Saturday night, two little boys, one 10 and the other 12 years took a pock etbook containing five diamond rings belonging to the pianist at the Isis theatre and made good their escape al though they were later captured and the rings and other valuables recover ed. Owing to their age the names of the boys are withheld and at the present time it is not known what action, if any, will be taken against them. The boys told the police where they had secreted the stolen articles and yes terday the rings were recovered. It seems that the boys had hidden While the board in previous years behind a curtain near the piano and while the pianist was playing they jumped from their hiding place and snatched the pocketbook from the pi ano, where the musician had placed it. They then ran for the exit and made good their escape but in their hurry one of the boys dropped his cap which was identified by another boy and the young thieves were apprehended. They were taken to the police station where they were subjected to a rig erous examination and told the police where they had hidden the Jewels and yesterday the officers were able to re cover the plunder. CHARGED WITH HAIL THEFT A roralmail carrier from Richland county by* the name of Albert Rock stad was brought to the city Saturday afternoon and taken before Federal Court Commissioner A. W. Coupler, wheiie he waived preliminary examin ation on a charge of taking a draft from the United States mail in his care and cashing it at Wyndmere, N. D. He was bound over to the grand Jury in the sum of "$6,500. which he furnished. Rockstad is a young man about 22 years of age and comes from a highly respected family in Richland county. He has been in the employ of the gov ernment as a rural carrier. The charge on which Rockstad was bound over is quite a serious one. It is charged that along about Dec. 30, 1912, he took a check from a letter to William Rath, on rural route No. 3 out of Wolcott, for $7 and that he took it to Wyndmere where he had it cashed at a bank. The letter from which it is alleged the money was taken was from the Northwestern Hide & Fur Co. of Minneapolis, being pay ment for some hides that Mr. Rath had furnished the Minneapolis insti tution. J. McGann, cashier of the First Na tional bank of Wyndmere, identified Rockstad as the man who cashed the draft at his bank. v- v ".v-- -j u u 1J Ji iiji ling a large percentage of the smok ers' business in this territory. This business was established In 1900 under the firm name of Ferris, Grady & Reineke, being succeeded by Reineke & McKone' in 1910. Besides its big wholesale business, the firm operates the Broadway Cigar Store on Broadway, the othman Cigar Store the northwest and its cigars are pop ular with smokers throughout this section. Since coming to Fargo, Mr. Gardner haB taken an active part in the pro gressive business growth of the city. Besides being president of the F. C. Gardner company, he is also president of the Gardner hotel company, a di rector of the Merchants National bank and numerous other Fargo institutions. Mr. Gardner is a substantial booster for the Gate City and a progressive business man who supports every cam paign that helps build up a bigger Far go. A Store and bowling alleys on First ave nue north and the Waldorf cigar stand at the Waldorf hotel. C, H. Reineke and J. F. McKone are the firm members. The former has lived in Fargo for 30 years while the latter has been in the Gate Ciiy since 1900. They ane progressive business men and successful because they are booster# and live-wirea^ •. on fai ii liii m\ fei to vv/ wwfts"! The Fargo home of the Stone Piano Co., has been well termed the great music emporium of the northwest. For not only can you And everything known to music in this big store but in no other city in the country is there a music house which so com pletely masters its field as does the Stone Piano Co. in the territory tributary to Fargo. C. R. Stone haa been interested in music all his life. He organized and conducted a juvenile band when he was 13 years old and he both taught music and was associated with piano firms before starting his music house in Fargo in 1894. The business ex panded rapidly under Mr. Stone's care ful attention and he was twice com pelled to move to larger quarters until, in 1910, he erected the most complete and up-to-date establishment of its kind in the northwest. This is a fine three-story brick building, covering BSDS The opening of the new Princess theatre today marks an epoch in theatrical progress in the northwest. For Amos Tweeden, the builder, has spared no expense in building and furnishing the most modern theatre which money can buy and he planB to conduct the house in the most metropolitan fashion. The new Princess is built of terra cotta with cement floors, making It practically fire-proof. Four hundred and four large, upholstered opera chairs have been installed, the chairs being twenty-one inches wide so as to prove comfortable for the big people. Two Simplex motion picture machines New Cures. "Music is the latest cure for melan cholia. What marvelous strides the science of medicine makes." The speaker was one of the leading boxers of the Chicago Athletic club. STONE PIANO CO. C. R. Stone, President. a lot 50x150 feet. The store and base ment are beautifully furnished and have numerous sound-proof demon stration rooms of plate glass. On the third floor is located the Fargo Con servatory of music with magnificent music hall, studio and reception rootn:. The Stone building is worth approxi mately $100,000. The Stone company represents near ly thirty different piano manufacturer^ and handles the world's best known in struments including the well known branch house at Grand F»»r!\s Steinway, the Estey pipe organ, the famous Pianola pianos and. many oth ers. A complete line of musical instru ments, sheet music, music books and musical merchandise is also carried while no greater proof of the Store company's complete mastery of this field could be mentioned than that they! its most enthusiasms leaders. No Par nre probably the only place in America, goan has done more in his line of where every make of talking machin- business than has Mr. Stone to glv«* is sold under one roof. Victor- Fargo recognition as the gate city of Victrolas, Columbia grafo.noias, Edison I the northwest. NEW PRINCESS THEATRE Amos Tweeden, Builder. I of latest design have been installed while two large reversible Capipbell fans will conduct the air both to and out of the theatre. An innovation in local theatricals will be that the Princess will give a. continuous performance from 11 a. m. to 11 p. m. The minute you entfcr you see the show and the Princes* is a "daylight house." The admission will be 10 cents for adults and 6 cents for children. Change of program will be given every Monday, Wednesday and Fri day and the Monday and Tuesday bills will give, in addition to the regular films. The Perils of Pauline, one of the greatest serials ever filmed. Pearl White is featured by the Pathe coin- George Ade gave him a quizzical smile and said: 1 "Right you are, my boy! An# they tell me. too, that a summer girl in a slashed skirt will cure a cold every time, while as for these new-fangled J. N. SOUTHARD, Advertising Manager Forum. i V., Fo#a omger ©i &e swaa song.of sueces*^A4ve*tise* disc and cylinder phonographs. Ro&H.I and electric pla .erp are f?"»nd in tA(H talking machine department oZ ti»a Stone store. Mr. Stone is vice president of ru« Bush & Gerts Piano Co. of Chicago, one of the biggest piano manufactwi "'ttf firms in the ciun»r.'. whie'i eomr^r'n makes the Stone Piano Co,» Pi.ino- ~4 high grade instrument made for the Fargo firm. v jf in 1909 Mr. Stone established rit ii J9I2 another branch at Rlsmarck. Ati immense business is done by tbtse three houses and mor» than l.ftfHT pianos are sold each year. Mr. S •». is one of the best known business in the r.tate and every lineal botsti.i:j campaign numbers R. f'tune among Jfrv/ssosri^ pany and has made a phenominal suc cess in this great picture. The first two serials will be of three reels each while the subsequent serials will r.6 two reels each. J. W. Wagner, form erly with the General Film Co., will manage the Princess. Amos Tweeden came to Fargo 18i6 and is one of the city's best known men. He built the Tweeden hotel twelve years ago, this well known hoa .telry having 100 rooms and being con ducted on the European plan. Th« Princess theatre is at 415 X. P. ave nue, adjoining the Tiveeden hotel. Mr. Tweeden is a progressive citizen and greatly interested in the growth of Fargo, being numbered among the gat* city's best known boosters. one-piece bathing suits, ilka Annett# Kellerman's well, there's nothing better going for sore eyes." For quick results use Fargo Forum Want columns. v *4-*!