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The Fargo forum and daily republican. [volume] (Fargo, N.D.) 1894-1957, September 26, 1917, Image 3

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John Stoll, Formerly Employed Near
Wahpeton, Die* at Big 8andy, Mont.
Biff Sandy. Mont.. Sept. 26.—John
Stoll, Injured in the gas tank ex
plosion a week ago, died at the city
edbt Fi..
We extend a cordial invitation to our many
friends and patrons to call either Friday or
Saturday and inspect this enormous stock
of fine Furs and Fur Coats, whether you
wish to purchase or not. We know the new
Fur styles will interest you.
These famous Furs combine quality
skins with fur working skill. They have
a touch and tone of exclusiveness that
make them different an$L desirable.
It matters not how much or how
little you wish to invest in Furs,
%e can fill your needs and sat
isfy you.
Bemember the Dates—Two Days Only
Friday and Saturday, Sept, 28 and 29
Give it to
It to Him
Don't let him go
away without this new
Gillette U. S. Service
Set. By the Service
Regulations, he must
provide his own shav
ing outfit.
Here is the razor
that has proved itself
in three years of war
—on every Front in
Europe, with the Navies erf
the world all over the Seven
Seas and with our owai?oops
down on the Border,
No Strops or Hones. Noth-
Designed after three years' Gillette servict
with the Armies in Europe and our own troop*
on the Border. Solid metal case, heavy
nickel-plated—Gillette Safety Razor, and
Blades in Metal Blade Box. Indestractibte
Trench Mirror inside the lid. Razor and
J* r". a.
hospital after a week of suffering.
The lower part of his face had been
torn away by the force of the ex
plosion. The accident occurred while
Stoll was working on a defective
gasoline tank wagon with a welding
apparatus. His home' was in
Nebraska. Stoll formerljr worked
near Wahpeton, N. D.
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in the Center of Broadway
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This Is the U. S. Service Set
S, rfifA
The Gillette U. S. Service Set is a leading
specialty with Gillette Dealers everywhere.
Gillette Safety Razor Co., Boston, Mass., U.S. A.
Gillette Safety Razor Company of Canada, Ltd., 73 St. Alexander St, Montreal
If he has already gone, you can send him a Gillette U. S. Service Set by mail. If your dealer
does not have this Set, send us $5 and your Sammie's address, and we will make free delivery
direct to his hands from our Paris Office or to any American Cantonment from our Boston Office.
We see by our esteemed contem
porary, the Bagdad "Bugle," that
Muley Abdul Aziz, the well known
and talented cailiff of that munici
pality, has Just traded five of his
wives for an automobile. He figures
on saving money, but we are of th«
opinion that he will Just about breal*
Friday and Saturday, September 28th and 29th
Offering the women of Fargo, Moorhead and
vicinity an unusual opportunity to see "what's
what" in the new Furs and styles. We will show
an endless variety of fashionable designs in neck
wear, muffs and fur coats. By making selection
early you have a larger assortment to choose
1 n
i i
ing to carry but the compact
little case—the Razor of all
the armies and the navies,
and new Blades can be had
anywhere in France, England,
Russia and Italy.
blade box heavy nickel-plated. Cover dec
orated with embossed Insignia of the U. S.
Army and Navy. Size of set complete—4
inches long, lji inches wide, inch thick.
Weighs next to settling «a£ trim
Price, $5.
Silver and Currency Also
Come Under the New
(By Associated Press.)
Washington, Sept. 26. Regula
tions governing the exportation of
gold, silver and currency, announced
yesterday by the federal reserve
board, indicate that the government
will restrict such exports to the
maximum 'decree except where they
cannot be avoided in settling trade
The board announced as Its gen
eral policy (hat it would not author
ise the exportation of gold unless it
could be shown that the gold was
to pay for a corresponding importa
tion of merchandise for consumption
in this country.
"In any case," the announcement
says, "authorization will be granted
only where the exportation of gold in
payment for such merchandise is
found to be compatible with th
public interests."
The amount of gold which persons
leaving the country may take with
them, was fixed at $200, for each
adult. Five thousand dollars in addi
tion may be taken out in currency
and $200 in silver or Bilver certlfl
cates without license. The board's
announcement, after stating the gen
eral policy, continues:
"Until further notice the board will
approve all applications for the
exportation of Canadian silver coin
and currency without limitation. The
treasury department has instructed
collectors of customs to pass such
shipments into Canada when approv
ed by the federal reserve Jpank of the
district from which shipment* are
"Continuous permits for shipment
of Canadian coin and currency with
out an application in each case may
be granted by federal reserve banks
upon condition that each transaction
will be reported to it without delay.'
"Applications for the exportation
of silver bullion and silver coin for
foreign mintage will in general be
approved by the federal reserve
board upon recommendation of the
federal reserve banks at which the
application is filed.
"Applications for the exportation
of United States notes, national bank
notes and federal reserve notes will,
as a rule, be approved by the federal
reserve board, but each application
must come before the board for its
determination before shipment is
"Collectors of customs have been
informed that in dealing with travel
ers they may act in accordance with
these regulations without communi
cation with the federal reserve board,
or the federal reserve bank of their
'Shipments of coin or currency
which appear to be or are suspected
of being for enemy accounts or for
the benefit of the enemy, will not be
8ection May Be Entirely Rewritten
Before Agreement is Reached.
(By Associated Press.)
"Washington, Sept. 26.—Conferees
on the war tax bill failed again yes
terday to break their deadlock on
war excess profits taxation but some
progress was made on compromise
negotiations just before they
adjourned until today.
Return of the measure to the sen
ate and house before the latter part
of the week was said last night to be
improbable, and more of the con
ferees were disposed to fear a final
Virtually the whole question of
war excess profits was said to have
been thrown open yesterday and a
fresh start on various compromise
proposals made. It was reported
that the conferees were considering
entirely rewriting the section, follow
ing suggestions made personally by
telephone by Secretary McAdoo.
Among the questions reopened
was the definition qf corporate in
vested capital, which the conference
had previously settled. Some mem
bers also raised the question of
reaching railroads with an excess
profits levy and of considering in
tangible assets in calculating excess
profits. House conferees were said
to be insistent on a flat 8 per cent
capitalization exemption, in lieu of
the 6 per cent minimum and 10 per
cent maximum provision of the sen
Big Demonstration Featured By Par
ade, Band Concerts and a Ban
jquet—Dsnoe at Auditorium.
(Special to The Forum.)
Dickinson, N. D., Sept. 26.—Busi
ness houses closed between the hours
of 4 and 6 o'clock and Dickinson was
in gala attire yesterday for the fare
well tendered the members of the
Machine Gun company and the
drafted men, leaving for the front.
A big parade featured the demon
stration, forming at the armory at 4
o'clock with fife and drum corps, the
Dickinson and the Belfleld bands,
fcchool children and citizens.
Twenty-four girls wrapped in Old
Glory passed among the crowd and
asked the citizens to toss coins into
the flag for the boys' mess fund. Be
tween 5:30 and 6:30 o'clock a band
concert was given, fend at 7 o'clock
the banquet was served. This was
followed by a dance at the Elks audi
The "demonstration was arranged
and carried out by the Dickinson
fOR WEEK ARE 23,035
Stnallar Number of English Men
Gives Lives Than In Preced
ing Week.
London. Sept. 26.- Total casualties
of all British rank# in all the war
theatres for the week ending yester
day are reported officially to -have
been 23,035. The casualty lists are
subdivided as follows:
Officers—Kllle# or died of wounds,
103 men—killed or died of wounds.
4,430 officers—-wounded or missing.
432. Men wounded or missing, 18,
For the week ending Sept. 18, Brit
ish army casualties amounted to 27,
164. The report for the present week
includes the operations in Plunders
last Thursday when the British made
a considerable advance, while in the
previous week there was no markei
infantry activity on any British
Believe Warm
Weather Will
Prevent Plague
Bowman, N. D.. Sept. 26.—With
the fourth day of sweltering July
weather experienced, experts
predict that the millions of
grasshopper eggs laid in August
will hatch out this week and that
western North Dakota will be
saved from a grasshopper plague
which would have threatened it
next year. The yield of late
grains this year was seriously
affected by the damage* of the
grasshoppers and they deposited
millions of eggs here during their
Gems give light without heat If
placed in glass tubes with the air
pumped out. A diamond of five
carats emits as much light In a
vacuum as a candle in ordinary air.
The light of a ruby is rather red
and the gem looks red hot or hottar
than red. An emerald in a vacuum
emits a crimson light. Kunzite glows
yellow with a rose tinge.
Aged Witness In Anti
Draft Case Tells of Ac
tivities of W. C. U.
(By Associated Press.)
Enid, Okla., Sept. 26—The intro
duction of state witnesse« neared a
Close yesterday in the trial of 11 al
leged draft resisters of central Okla
homa. Following the testimony of J.
C. Harrod, an aged man, who Friday
attempted to commit suicide, occu
pied the witness stand throughout
the forenoon yesterday. liarrod is
the father of three of the defendants.
Toward the close of the testimony,
he was asked to tell the jury why he
wished to die. In a voice so low none
but the court stenographer could
hear, he replied:
"I was willing to suffer as I tried
to, rather than tell the .things I
knew I would have to tell here
v.ym *¥.'
BUYING a phonograph is really a
joyous experience.
You go to the store where Columbia
Grafonolas are sold. Walk in.
These Columbia sales people have
sold a great many instruments and they
know how to treat the man and his
wife who would likq to do a lot of look
ing and listening before they begin to
talk buying.
You will be welcome. You will bd
given chairs. You will be given a corii~
plete list of records indexed so that you
can quickly find the songs and music
you think you would like to hear.
Pick out what you want. The records
will be fetched and played. After you
have heard two or three played you
can play others yourself.
The Pleasant Business of
against my neighbors. Guess I think
more of my neighbors than I should
Harrod lives in the immediate
vicinity of the !1 defendants on trial
The old man testified to having Join
ed the Working Class union two
y^ars agr. He told of the activities
of "Hlube" Munson, alleged state or
ganizer. and declared that the real
purpose of the organization was to
rebH against the government to re
sist the draft. Ho affirmed the
dreams of conquest already described
In detail by other witnesses.
Tobf Simons and Walter Phillips,
defendants on trial, Harrod testified,
were sent to Davenport, Okla., to in
terview Munson concerning supplies
of rifles and ammunition. Munson
told them. Harrod declared, that
everything would be ready when the
rebellion came, but that tho Work
ing Class union had instructions not
to use the mails for communicating
information of this sort, and to trust
only In chosen carriers.
BUI Jerome, the fearless and un
daunted Musicker, was eating lunch
near a friend the other day and the
friend was inhaling soup with an
"I Just love this soup," aald the
"So I have heard." said Bill.
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Take this opportunity to get
acquainted with the Columbia instru
ment. Ask questions.
Look at the instruments of different
price^iid hear them.
*TWen, if you are as human as most
folks, you will wish £ou had the instru
ment at home, to talk over before buy
ing it. The Columbia dealer will be
leased to send an instrument to your
on trial\
Colombia Grafonolat ore priced at $tS to $3S0
Belfield Farmers' House
Burns to Ground With
$25,000 Loss
Balftvid, N. D., Sept. 26. PtM
destroyed the aFrmers' elevator her*
last night with over 2.0M hvshels of
wheat, a carload of flax and a car
load of flour, valued about $25,000,
including the loss of the elevator.
Tho Iii kinson flre department ar
rived on the scene and holpod check
the flffor a time threatening the
machinery house. The run to this
place was made in twenty-one
It is believed that It will be possi
ble to salvage part of the grain, al
though its value is doubtful.
For Quick Results Use The Forum
Want Ads.
*feii i 0
Play it there. Get your
neighbors' judgment on it. Compart
if with other machines. In direct com
parison the Columbia always appears
at its best.
When you are reidy to buy you will
fiqd that, as wkh pianos, the adjustment
of payments is easy and convenient.

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