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Every Machine we represent is backed by the most reliable companies and is fully warranted* Agents wanted i& all uncontracted territory. More Brothers rothers Special Features Electric Starter, Gray & Davis system. Electric Lights. Bosch Magneto. Instant One-Man Top. Stream Line Body. Heavy Tufted LTpholstery. Deep Cushions. Polished Plate Glass Rain-Vision Wind-Shield, built in. Wire Wheels. Goodrich Tires. Fibre Grip Gearless Transmission. Block Motor Water-Cooled. Twenty-five Horse Power. Gasoline Gauge, built in. Stewart Speedometer. Signal Horn. Center Control. Wheel Base 108 inches. Tire 32x31/2 inches. PRICE $600 Completely Equipped. Overland Model 81 Overland Model 81—Price $850.00. \u ,'^*V AJs ctors ci •t.V. rHE FARGO FORTTM AND DAILY REPUBLICAN, FRIDAY EVENING, FEBRUARY 19, 1915. Prices Hart-Parr Engines and Plows 20-Horse power Little Devil $750 27-Horse power ....... .$1700 40-Horse power ••«•... .$2200 60-Horse power $2700 4 Furrow self lift $360.00 6 Furrow self lift $500.00 8 Furrow self lift $675.00 The Hart-Parr "Little Devil" Is designed to meet the re quirements of the farmer who wants a reliable small tractor at a medium price that can be operated successfully without an expensive operator. It is oil cooled—burns kerosene easy to operate—pulls three plows. Will do the work of seven or eight horses. Fully warranted. Money Maker SepaxaWt* Farjjo ant N«0* i k^i" 4 BOARD OFCON TROL From Page One. and those to whom request for iifor mation was made. Without specific information as to just what conversa tions and correspondence is desired by our body, it is difficult to submit it herewith, but in the thought that your resolution refers more particularly to conversations and correspondence with those "who have openly challenged the conclusions of the board" in the report already submitted, this further report will be confined largely to thorn. The conclusions of this board in the report alreadv submitted as to the ex perience of Canada in the ownership and operation of elevators were based very largely on the published public reports of the various officials, com missions and officers of the different provinces, government and co-opera tive companies, supplemented by per sonal conversations and correspond ence with them. Those published re Ports from Canada are all on :ile in the office of the board and will te turned over to your body If desired. They offer what is probably the best proof as to the correctness or incor rectness of any statement made in the report already submitted, relating to the experience of Canada. The board lias endeavored to understate rather than overstate facts relating to the Canadian situation. In conversation with government officials of Canada, who have to do with the management, narketing, control and handling of irain in that country, certain state ments .were made by them relative to he advisability of state owned or co operative owned elevators, but with he understanding that they were not 'or publicity. These statements were stronger than those set forth in the ormer report of this board, to the ef 'ect that in actual practice in Canada so-operative elevators had proven nore satisfactory for producers than lublic owned elevators. Probably the conversations lirving nore direct connection with the situa ion at this time were those held be ween the members of the board and ifllcials of the Equity Co-operative ex change. Those statements are there ore set forth herein. On Wednesday, Oct. 7, 1914, the nembers of the board of control, con listing of R. S. I^ewis, chairman F\ "). Brewster and J. W. Jackson coll 'd at the office of the Equity Co-oper itive exchange In the Pioneer build ns at St. Paul. Upon beintr iMro luced to Geo. S. I,oftus, it was stated 0 him by members of the board that he 1913 legislative assembly had in itructed the board to take up the mat er of the proposal for the state of s'orth Dakota to establish r.nd operate 1 system of terminal elevators in the tates of Minnesota or Wisconsin, or oth, and that the board was then nuking such investigation: that the oard had gone to the Equity Co perative exchange and to Mr. Loftus irst before going to any others inter sted in the grain business, for the eason that they believed if anyone ught to know the advantages of the roposed plan, insofar as the farmei-3 North Dakota were concerned, the ffloers and members of the Equity !o-operative exchange should. The Allowing statements were in effect hose made by members of the Lc srd, y Mr. Loftus and by Mr. Greely. The erbatim words are not *lven, but the tatements are in effect as made. Mr. Loftus stated that he believed ie proposed plan would help to over ome the abuses which he claimed ex ited at terminal markets that it u-ould better the price of grain and elp the farmers of Xorth Dakota. Vhen asked if he believed the grain ispection department of the state of linnesota made an honest and efflci nt inspection, weighing and grading, i e stated that he had no charges to lake against it, but that at times he hough the judgment of the individual ispeeors was not all that it might be. WThen asked if he believed government inspection would overcome the abuses hich existed at terminal markets, he -tated he did not believe government i nspection would do so, but that in his ldgment a state owned elevator was ecessary to accomplish this. Mr. Lof js stated he believed St. Paul would e the proper location for any tormi al elevator Xorth Dakota might build ecause he believed the bankers nnd usiness men of that city would aid lie plan that owing to the fact that iinneapolis had so many more ship icnts to handle, and St. Paul had so ?w shipments to handle, The railway' acilities, especially switching facili ies were better in St. Paul than in Iinneapolis, and that for this reason here would be no congestion in the ards. Mr. Loftus spoke of abuses 'hich he believed existed at the term lals and made it very plain to the oard that he strongly favored the tate owned elevator. At the conclusion of the discussion uith Mr. Loftus. which covered an s our or longer, he was requested by i ae board to call together and discuss ith the officers of the Equity Co-op rative exchange, and all others con s ected with it, the proposed plan and len to submit a written detailed statement to the board, setting forth ny and every advantage which they '•eiieved the plan had for the farmers i Xorth Dakota, and it was stated v the members of the board to Mr. /oftus, that the board was especially nxious to secure every possible ad antage the plan might have for the trmers of North Dakota, as that was he real purpose of the proposal. Mr. (Oftus stated to the board that he 'ould do this, and would as noon as ossible submit such written state lent. At the close of the discussion Ir. Loftus was informed that the oard had gone to him rlrst, and in asmuch as they were expected, and the oard Intended to make as broad an tiquiry as possible, that they were hen going from his office to the luin rapolis and the Duluth Chambers of 'nmmerce, and wanted him to know hat they were going there, and that THE DOCTOR'S WIFE Agrees With Him About Food. A trained nurse says: "In the prac ice of my profession I have found so nany points in favor of Grape-Nuts ood that I unhesitatingly recommend to all my patients. "It is delicate and pleasing to the )alate (an essential in food for the ick) and can be adapted to all ages, cing softened with milk or cream for abies or the aged when deficiency of eeth renders mastication impossible, '"•or fever patients or those on liquid liet I And Grape-Nuts and albumen vater very nourishing and refreshing. "This recipe is my own idea and Is nade as follows: Soak a teaspoonful if Grape-Nuts in a glass of water for in hour, strain and serve with the eaten white of an egg and a spoon ul of fruit juice for flavouring. This iffords a great deal of nourishment hat even the weakest stomach can Lsslmilate without any distress. "My husband is a physician and he ises Grape-Nuts himself and orders many times for his patients. "Personally I regard a dish of Grape Vuts with fresh or stewed fruits as he ideal breakfast for anyone—well »r sick." In stomach trouble, nervous pros ration, etc., a 10-day trial of Grape ^uts will usually work wonders to -vard nourishing and rebuilding and in this way end the trouble. Name giv en by Postum Co., Battle Creek, Mich. I Look In pkgs. for the famous little book, "The Road to Wellville." Ever read the abov« letter? A new one appears from time time. They iare genuine, true» «tli t&l' wf human iJntfCMV-Advj* v V k v Saturday 3KpB3S3^ i to ^1 SILK DRESSES—One lot values^ Bismarck, N. D., Ft*. H^iThe larg est February apportionment of the state tuition fund ever made in the history of North Dakota has Just been rnadc by which a total of $351,S53.92 is divided among the counties of the state. Of this amount Cass county gets 119,885.14. The per capita rate from th© various sources that make up this amount is as follow: Interest and income fund, $1.96 per capita fines, taxes, etc., 3 cents making a total in the state tui tion fund of $1.98 per capita. The complete apportionment is as follows: Pupils Appor enrolled. tlonment. Adams ............ 1,268 2,510.64 names 6,086 10,068.30 Benson 3,476 6,882.48 Billings 72» 1,443.42 Bottineau 6,164 10,224.72 Bowman 1,626 3,021.48 Burke 2,600 5.14R.OO Burleigh 3,896 6,722.10 Cass 10,043 19,886.14 Cavalier 6,016 9,931.68 Dickey 2,763 .6,470.74 Divide ....•'•••#• 1,866 3,694.68 Dunn 1,892 3,746.16 Eddy 1,526 3,021.48 Emmons 3,216 6,367.68 Foster 1,560 3,069.00 Onlden Vallsy .... 1,677 3,320.46 Grand Forks 8.9T7 17,774.46 In addition to going to the Minneapolis and the Duluth Chambers of Com merce, the board also Intended to con sult bankers, railway officials, state officials, and others of the twin cities nnd Duluth who might be able to jive them information on the subject, and that they were also requesting Infor mation from farmers, business men, hankers and others living within North Dakota, who arc interested in the bet tering of grain marketing conditions. Before leaving, Mr. J^oftus stated that while he believed in the proposi tion as a general thing, he was very well posted on the practical problems or details and had not given them very much consideration, and therefore he wished the board to meet and talk with S. H. Greely, who, he said, was connected with the exchange, and had had twenty-five years' practical ex perience in the grain business at Chi cago. Mr. Loftus said Mr. Greelv was probably better posted on this propos ed terminal elevator matter, fiom a practical standpoint, than any other man connected with the exchange, ai:d stated that Mr. Greely could give us information of veal practical value which we could rely on, ahd that they would be glad to offer Mr. Greely's services to the board in this matter. Thereupon he called Mr. Greely end introduced him to the members if the board, and with Mr. Greely the mem bers of the board retired to his office, adjoining that of Mr. Loftus, and there discussed the terminal elevator mat ter. In this .discussion, when asked his opinion as to the advisability of the state of North Dakota building or operating a system of terminal ele vators in the states of Minnesota or Wisconsin, or both, Mr. Greely stated in most emphatic terms that no such system of elevators would In any way, shape or manner overcome the abuses which he believed existed at terminal markets, and that it would not be of any benefit whatsoever to the farmers of North Dakota, and that if Mr. Loftus had had the practical experi ence that he, Mr. Greely, had had he would know these things to be fact. He stated that while he believed Mr. Loftus was sincere in his belief that such a plan would benefit the farmers of North Dakota, that he, Mr. Greely, knew better, after twenty-five years of practical experience, and that he be lieved if Mr. Loftus had had the prac tical experience that he, Mr. Qreely, had had, he would not think this plan would be of any advantage to the farmers of North Dakota. Mr. Greely then voluntarily stated that he would at any time go to North Dakota and talk to the farmers, 1,000 or 10,000 of them, and that if desired he would go to the legislature Itself and tell them that the proposed plan for the state of North Dakota to establish and oper ate a system of terminal elevators would in no way, shape of manner be of any benefit to them, and that sucn a plan was not at all a practical proposition for the state to go into, and would in fact be a waste of the peo ple's money. Mr. Greely stated that he did believe evils existed at the terminal markets, such as control of the trusts, but that they would never be stopped or overcome by any elevator or elevators that the state of North Dkota might own or operate at ter minal points. And he stated he knew this to be a fact that could not be contradicted, because, his twenty-five years of actual experience In the grain business had convinced him of it. These Are All New Models. wp^ Inasmuch as Mr. Loftus stated so emphatically that the board could rely on Mr. Greely's information, ana be guided thereby, and inasmuch as Mr. Greely was so emphatic in his state ments that there was absolutely noth ing to the proposal, insofar as the interests of the farmers of North Da kota were concerned, the board did not further take up the matter with Mr. Greely until he came to Bismarck on or about Jan. 10, 1915, as hereafter re«. ferred to. Mr. Loftus was not present when tyr, Greely made the above statements to the board and has never -been told of them by any member of the board, and may not yet knew that ME. Grcoly made them. Mr. Greely'was not present when tho board discusscd the matter with Mr. Loftus in his office, excepting for a very brief period when the members of the board were introduced by Mr. Loftus to him, and Mr. Greely did not hear Mr. Loftus* statements to the board excepting during that brief period. Inasmuch as the board is creditablv informed that Mr. Loftus has made the statement to your body, or in pub lic meeting In Bismarck, the board desired to state that at no time dur ing the conversation with Mr. Loftus did he ask if the members of the board, or any one of them represented the Minneapolis Chamber of Com merce, and nothing that he said could in any way, shape or manner be eo construed. February Apportionment Largest in N. D. History Ju«t ag the bo«d .wan *bou$ tg leave Miip SUte Jl^ board of tnsi' 1,886 1,939 Hettinger ........ KiMer .......... 1,766 3,496.68 La Moure 8,638 7,005.24 Logan 2,160 4,276.80 McHenry ........ 6,444 10,779.12 Mcintosh ........ 2,896 6,732.10 MeKensie ........ 1,869 3,680.82 McLean .......... 3,984 7,888.32 Met'cei* 1,969 3,898.62 Morton 8,213 16,261.74 Mountrail 2,697 5,14 J.06 Nelson ........... 3,119 6,171 62 Oliver 1,198 2,372. 4 Pembina ......... 4,831 9,565:. Pierce ........... 2,972 6,884.5 Ramsey .......... 3,960 7,840.8* Hansom 2,805 6,553.!H Itenville ......... 2,307 4,J67.8 Richland ......... 6,671 13.208.5.". ftolette 2,423 4,797.5 Sargent 2,680 6,306.4 Sheridan ......... 2,663 6,262.0 325 643.5'. Stark 4,376 8,662.5 Steele ........... 2,108 4,173.8 Stutsman 5,716 JUH7.6? Towner 2,718 6.381.6-, 3,865 7,652.7(^i 6,698 13.064.0 7,331 14.515.3X Weils 3,886 7,694.28 Williams 3,966 7,832.88 Slope 1,188 2,352.24 .177,704 1351,853.92 the office of the Co-operative Equity exchange, the president of the St. Paul Chamber of Commerce, Mr. Enright came in and the members of the board were introduced to him, but the dis cussion of the elevator matter was not gone into with him. Inasmuch as Mr. Loftus agreed to furnish the board a detailed statement setting forth all the advantages which this proposal had for the farmers of this state, they relied upon him to furnish this information, and in suffi cient time to be incorporated in the report, which Mr. Loftus was informed must be submitted to the present legis lative assembly, should the board con sider the information and conclusions would add practical information of value. No word wag received from Mr, Loftus and accordingly on Dec. 12, 1914, the board wrote him. and copy of all correspondence which there after passed between the board anA Mr. Loftus is herewith attached. In January Mr. Greely informed a member of the board at a local Bis marck hotel that he had come to Bis marck as a representative of various organizations In the city of St. Paul, with letters from them to the board and would offer his services in making up the report to be rendered to the legislature. Mr. Greely, at the request of a board member, offered and agreed to come to the office of the board and discuss the matter, but did not then and has not to this date done so, nojr has he presented the letters which he said he then carried, and which he stateU were addressed to the board. He did however, send the attached in formation as set forth in his letter of Jan. 12th, and a copy of all correspond ence which passed between the board and Mr. Greely is herewith attached. In view of that fact that at the inter view the board had with Mr. Greely at St. Paul on Oct, 7, 1914, and his state ment made then and there, the board could not reconcile his proposition at that time with his statement in the at tached letters, and for that reason they did incorporate in their report to the legislative assembly, the following paragraph: "Since the foregoing report was drafted a proposition to establish state owned elevator in the city of St. Paul has been brought to the attention of this board, and also to a great many of the members of the legislative assembly by H. Greely who, it is said, represents the business interests of that city, and also the Equity Co operative exchange. Inasmuch as the representative of these interests is here for the purpose of giving full In formation on this important question, the board feels that It is unnecessary for them to offer any suggestions relative to this particular proposal, as the members of the legislative assembly have either already secured or can get full and complete informa tion from Mr. Greely direct, and there after take such action as in their judg ment they think best. control. H. S. Lewis, Chairman. P. O. Brewskl, J. W. Jacobson. p.m. argo's New Auditorium 2:30—Curtain—8:15 Maifnee and Night Monday, Feb. 22 A. h. woods Presents the Great Laughing ^'•ICOSS Potash Psrlmutter By Montague 0,v~ Trimmed with a thousand laughs nd guaranteed to fit all sizes Ki.l ages. Matinee—$1.00, 75c, 50c, and 25c Puces, Evening $2.00, $1.50, $1.00, 75c and 50c. Seat sale opens Saturdav morning at Walker Bros.