should be as safe as a government
bond and also assure the investor a
good rate of interest Our lots in the
University Avenue West district offer
the people of Grand Forks an invest
ment which—in addition to being as
wife as a. government bond—will earn
a much larger rate of interest. We
have a plan by which a person on an
ordinary salary can easily handle two
or more of these lots and we will be
elad to explain the same and show
you the property. Call Double Two
Three—either 'phone—and our "Auto"
is "at your service."
n)D DPNT FIVE ItOOM PLAT.
vUn lVu.il thoroughly modern. In
cluding heat and bath. til
Rent, per month
NORTH FOURTH ST.
house, modern except heat. CQft
Per month tjWU
KYIO RENT FOUR ROOM HOUSK
rvA E a I
city water. Rent per month
EflD GAIVON CHERRY STUKET, A
most desirable llftv foot
corner, facing oast. This lot is easily
worth $360. Wo oftor It Tor quick sale,
2" SS??'erms: $300
FOR CAIF ON NORTH SEVENTH
TWA MLti street, lino eight room
house brick foundation good cellar
city water, gas, sewer and bath. Good
barn on promises. Lot C^llfin
S0xlS4. Vrlce. ,3»5UUU
WIR SAI.F. CLOSE IN ON NORTH
S A ix re
house on 60x70 foot lot city watfer, gas
end good cellar. Rents (or $28 per
month. This is a good in
vestment at .iJSOUU
nue, six room house on
S0xl40 foot lot, with line shade trees
brick foundation and good cellar. This
property is a bargain
South Fourth street
•tee of lot 60x140 city water Cf 7(1(1
wid good barn. Only fJtiUU
FOR SAI.F. BRAND NEW HOUSE
run iMlili on Euclid avenue six
rooms, furnace heat good well on
FOR SALE STORE BUILDING WITH
a wit oiujici three living rooms cor
ner lot 100x140 delivery wagon and
as? &£?!!•. .?nvest,*ate $1400
ASK FOB OKI OF OUR NEW SS.M
CONTRACTS FOB DEED.
KENT REALTY &
J. W. ROBS, the architect
W. f: Edwards, the other architect.
April I General election for city of
The Hatcher Brothers' Corporation
have fluids on hand for some good
city residence loans, on easy terms.
They also have funds on hand for
good commercial loans to responsible
merchants and dealers in the north
Get Your License.
As the season for spring shooting
Is now at hand, there has been a great
deal of controversy regarding the
open season for duck shooting. Sec
tion 1643 of the state game laws pro
vides that ducks of all varieties, geese
and crane may be shot until May 1,
providing a license has first been ob
•tained from the county auditor, cost
ing 75 cents for residents and $25 for
•non-residents. A violation of this
^section is a inis.-icneanor and upon
•conviction thereoC shall be fined not
leds than $20 nor more than $50, or
Imprisoned in the cuunly jail 30 days.
The North Dakota Sportsmen's asso
ciation insists that our game laws be
rigidly enforced, more than hereto
I have .a car load of choice Early
amj.l&rly Qose (mixed) potatoes
.seed., J.'O. Baughman, Devils
Thursday, April 5
Vijufcih & fcfw fnml
IN .THE CASE
liBfinUc SensaUoa Year
fHccsi SLS0, LOO, 78c, SOG
On Next Term Calendar.
The action entitled Thos. J. Smith
vs. E. T. Spafford and E. T. Turner,
an appeal from the district court of
.Grand Forks county, originally set for
hearing before the present term of the
supreme court at Fargo, has been set
at the head of the calendar of the
September term of court to be held
In this city. The action involves the
question of homestead right to land
near Thompson. P. B. Feetham repre
sents the appellant and J. H. Bosard
the respondents. Similar action has
been taken in the suit entitled the
Houghton Implement company vs.
Frank Waveroski, an appeal from the
Walsh county district court, involving
the recovery of money paid in a con
tract for the purchase of a gasoline
threshing machine. J. H. Bosard for
appellant and J. F. Meyers of Grafton
Capt. Bruce Griggs, as recently
stated in these columns, is to operate
a large steamer on the Missouri and
Yellowstone rivers in Montana this
summer. At present he is located at
Mondak, Montana, waiting for the ice
to go out. As soon as the river is
clear the boat will make her first trip.
She is already loaded and awaiting
clearance. George Stevens, the well
known Towner ranchman, owns the
vessel and will use her as a supply
boat for settlers In the new country.
Commissioner W. C. Gilbreath of
the state agricultural department, will
shortly begin the publication of a
monthly magazine devoted to exploit
ing the beauties and advantages of
North Dakota for those seeking homes
and business opportunities. He an
nounces his intention of writing up
the counties in alphabetical order, il
lustrating each publication with pho
tographs of farm and city views.
Four are for Sheriff.
Altogether four Grand Forks county
meu are desirous of serving the peo
ple in the capacity of sheriff to suc
ceed Art Turner, whose term expires
this year. The petitions of all four
prospective candidates, whose names
follow, are in circulation: \V. O. Gor
man, William McLaren. I\ Hanson and
Thos. Gray. McLaren and Hansen are
from Larimore and Northwoort re
Skuii Skulason lets just received a
very advantageous offer from a well
known South Dakota institution to
coach its football team the coming
season. Substantial salary induce
ment accompanied the offer but Mr.
Skulason may not, because of his law
practice, be able to accept. He very
successfully coached the local high
school team last fall.
Will Farm This Summer.
Mrs. J. L. Yount has arrived in the
city from Crookston and will be joined
in a short time by Mr. Yount, who is
about to give up his position with the
Great Northern at Crookston. Mr. and
Mrs. Yount and George Griggs will
spend the summer on their claims near
Ray, N. D. Mr. Yount will ask for a
Will Lire In Grand Forks.
H. O. HagonstOn, formerly employ
ee)/ by the Edmore Implement com
pany, has accepted a position with the
Caskaden-Haugen company of Water
loo, Iowa, and will travel in North
Dakota, with headquarters at Grand
Have Green Jerseys.
A complete outfit of green jerseys
with white pants has been ordered for
the prospective members of the uni
versity track team. The boys resent
any insinuations that they match the
suits, preferring the statement that
the suits are becoming to them.
'Phones aire Numerous.
Trypanier of the Tri-
State Telephone company states that
his company has in: operation exclu
sively in Grand Forks 934 telephones.
The Northwestern lias in the neigh
borhood of 1,450 in Grand Forks and
East Grand Forks combined.
Now Hank at Lnnsford.
The First State bank of Lansford
has about completed its new building
at that place to replace the one de
stroyed by fire recently. Spriggs Bros,
of this city have just been awarded
the contract to install a heating plant
and plumbing system.
Trains Were Late.
No. 2 on the Great Northern was five
hours lute this morning and the sec
ond sen ion of No. 5 about an hour.
The first section of No. 5 went out
with eleven coaches, heavily loaded.
Time Nearly Up.
Bruce Duncan is looking forward
with happy anticipation to April 6—
next Friday—when his six months'
sentence in the county jail will have
been completed. He will get his re
lease Friday morning.
Entertained Her Friends.
Miss Clara Johnson was hostess to
a company of about forty lady and
gentlemen friends last evening at a
dance'given in her honor at Scandia
hall. A very pleasant evening re
Eye Much Improved.
Jos, McCaffrey, the Pembina young
man who was in eminent danger of
losing the sight of one eye and who
has been treating at local specialists
the past month, is nearly recovered
and expects to return home ia a day
Visited at Michigan.
Mayor George Duis returned last
evening from Michigan City where he
went to look after his farm. He re
ports everything in shape for seeding
in spite of the fact that he has not
been keeping a very close eye on it
for some months.
To the Cement Mines.
Thomas Campbell was a passenger
west this morning. His ticket read
Grand Forks to Milton. He is going
to the cement mines to superintend
HIT( Gone to Boeheater.
Mr. and Mrs. J. P. White left last
evening for Rochester, where they
went on account of Mr. White's health.
It will be determined upon after their
arrival If an operation is necessary.
Mrs. Ketekam Is Dead.
Word reached the city yesterday of
the death of Mrs. Ketchum, mother of
Mrs. P. Hunt of this city. Mrs.
Ketchum made her home here for
Ton will Had that the New York res
taurant gives the beat meals and ser
vice tor tin money In town.
Dropped Dead in Hotel.
Grand Porks friends of E. A. Jackes,
of late in the real estate business, but
formerly a traveling representative
for a St. Paul house with headquar
ters in this city, have received news
of his very sudden death on Saturday
at Winnipeg. The Free Press of that
city says: E. A. Jackes, real estate
and financial broker, died very sud
denly in the rotunda of the Clarendon
hotel at 4:30 on Saturday afternoon.
The deceased left his office, 301 Por
tage avenue, at 12:45, and told his
stenographer that he would return af
ter lunch. He was in the hotel for
some little time chatting with some
acquaintances, when he suddenly fell
and expired before medical assistance
could be secured. The deceased was
27 years of age and is survived by a
young wife. The remains were shipped
on Sunday to Toronto, Ontario, his
birth place for burial.
Tunimany Hall Change.
Announcement was made in busi
ness circles last evening of the clos
ing of a deal whereby J. P. Sullivan,
of this city, formerly of Manvel, be
comes owner of "Tammany Hall," pur
chasing the interest therein of Joe
Isaacs. Mr. Sullivan will conduct the
hall in an up to date manner and will
undoubtedly get his share of the busi
ness. Mr. Isaacs has not announced
his plans for the future.
May Give a Danec.
The Athletic association of the state
university Is considering the advisa
bility of giving a dancing party imme
datelv following Lent for the purpose
of raising funds with which to com
plete the cinder running path which
encircles the football campus. The
track will be needed for training pur
poses by the track team this spring.
About $50 to $75 is needed to finish
Noiicc to Contractors.
The plans and specifications for E.
O. Lovell's dwelling and green house
are ready for figures at the builders'
exchange and at the office of W. J.
Edwards. Bids will be received up to
Saturday, April 14 at 8 o'clock p. m.
at the ychitect's office. The right is
reserved to reject any and all bids.
—W. J. Ud wards, Architect.
By order of E. O. Lovell.
Sinns bearing the above inscription
and occupying prominent positions in
the store windows are causing many
a Grand Forks citizen to wonder what
the "special election" is. It happens
to be the litli- of the library benefit
entertainment which is to be given on
April lfi at the Metropolitan opera
The regular Easter time vacation at
the state university ended on Tues
day and school re-convened today for
the spring term's work. A large num
ber of out-of-town students spent the
week at home, reaching the city Tues
day to be prepared to enter without
loss of time. Others came today and
the vanguard will probably string in
The Scrap at Inkster.
Inkster did not have much in the
way of a mayoralty fight on Monday,
but there was quite a tussle for al
dermen in the different wards. John
McLean was elected mayor and for al
dermanic honprs Messrs. Bennett and
Scouten were successful over Messrs.
Holmes and Gallegher.
Closing the Series.
The practical talk course at the Y.
M. C. A. is closed. Owing to the
lectures at the Baptist church, the talk'
of R. B. Griffith this evening has been
postponed until next fall when the new
J. It. Besse, son of Eugene Besse,
has passed the examination for the
cadet revenue cutter service and is
waiting an appointment .lie. is a
graduate of the univefsitv eiass
Deputy U. S. Marshal.
Deputy United States Marshal Gil
Stout of Fargo was in the city this
morning for a brief period between
trains. He is on his way to Rolla,
N. D., to
a couple of federal pris
Lay ?iow Floors.
New hardwood floors are to be laid
soon throughout the main building at
the state university. Local contrac
tors will shortly be asked to figure on
To Serve Papers.
Deputy Sheriff Overby was a pas
senger to Lakota this morning. He
goes for the purpose of serving papers
in a civil action and collecting de
Judge C. J. Fisk has ordered the
drawing of a special jury venire for
service on Monday, April 16, in trying
a condemnation suit.
Attending the Lectures.
Rev. John Orchard, the secretary of
the North Dakota Sunday School as
sociation of Fargo, is in the city at
tending the Koehne lecture course.
Kaufmann Has Resigned.
E. D. Kaufmann, deputy commission
er of agriculture has resigned to en
gage in the dairy business near Fargo.
If you buy your fence posts and
telephone poles without getting our
We solicit correspondence from
car-lot buyers everywhere. It will
not cost you anything to figure with
us and it may
Save You Money
Don't forget that we al /ays havj
wood on the cars and can (ire yon
prompt service when you need a car
in a harry.
GIBBS GRAIN & FUEL
FORK, I. f.
THE EVENING TIKES, GRAND FORKS, N. D.
Iowa Seeding Backward.
J. Sprague of Sheldon, Iowa, former
manager of the Sheldon branch of the
Standard Oil company, Is visiting in
the city. Mr. Sprague is about to
conclude a deal for the purchase of
farm land not far from Grand Porks,
and he and his sons expect to "fol
low the plow" for an occupation in
the future. Mr. Sprague reports that
Iowa farmers are no further ahead
with their spring work that the North
Dakota farmers. Usually the tillers
in the Hawkeye state are from ten
days to two weeks ahead of us.
The Y. W. C. A. and East Grand
Forks high school girls' basketball
teams will play what will probably be
the last game of the season on Friday
evening at Keller's hall in East Grand
Forks. A real warm skirmish is an
ticipated and the public is cordially
invited to come along and watch the
girls tussle for supremacy. The line
up of the two teams will not be ma
terially changed from that used in
games during the earlier part of the
Pleased the Lodge.
The Order of the Eastern Star of
Grand Forks is more than pleased
with the work done by the drill team
of the Eastern Star of Crookston.
They exemplified the work here last
evening and It is said by members of
the local order that it was the finest
thing ever done in that line in the
city. The floral emblems and the
drills were very beautiful and the lo
cal members enjoyed the evening to
the fullest extent.
Chief of Police Lowo, acting under
instructions from the city health de
partment, is today notifying property
owners that they must within a rea
sonable time clean up the back yards
and alleys. There has been sufficient
thawing to make the removal of rub
bish comparatively easy and in order
that the public health may be con
served there should be no delay in
disposing of garbage and refuse.
Delayed By Floods.
Prof. Orin G. Libby of the state uni
versity, who went to the western part
of the state several days ago to secure
a model for a likeness of the Indian
squaw who is supposed to have guided
the Lewis and Clark expedition, and
of whom a statue is to be made, writes
that he has been delayed in getting
home on account of floods. He hopes,
however, to get a release Thursday at
Gets Better Position.
Mr. and Mrs. G. C. Marsley, former
residents of Minot, passed through
Grand Forks today enroute to Super
ior, Wis., where Mr. Marsley has been
tendered a lucrative position in the
mechanical department of the Great
Northern. He was former chief clerk
to the master mechanic at Minot.
Principal at Enderlln.
Prof. E. Hilborn, B. A., a 1905 grad
uate of the state university, was a
visitor in the city today and inspected
the local high school. Mr. Hilborn is
now principal of the schools at En
derlln in the southern part of the
Wednesday was "pay day" for the
old soldlei'B of this district and Clerk
of Court M. W.: Spaulding was busy
making out the vouchers. There are
between fifty and" sixty pensioners In
this district, and all but two or three
are paid from the Milwaukee agency.
Approximately $2,000 is distributed
out of this city every three months.
No Prayer Meeting.
Contrary to announcement last
evening, there will be no mid-week
service tonight at the First Presbyter
Ian church and the regular program
will be adjourned a week in order to
permit those who may wish to attend
lecture of Dr. Koehne at the First
T5::ptist church so to do.
Announcement made in business
circles today notes the sale of the
Fred Haverland residence properties
through George Quigley to an East
Side party whose name was not learn
ed. The deal involves two residences.
The purchase price was $2,200.
Bought, Telephone Line.
A deal has been closed whereby the
Red River Telephone company has
sold its plant and franchise to the
Northwestern Telephone company. The
Northwestern takes immediate posses
Have Established Bottling Works.
L. Felnstein and George Phillips
have formed a company and will es
tablish the Dakota Bottling works in
the Lockerby building at the corner
of Belmont avenue and Third street.
Mrs. Logan Improving.
The numerous friends of. Mrs. Al
Logan will be gratified to learn that
her condition last evening and today
shows a marked improvement over
the preceding days. She has an ex
cellent chance to recover from her
In the G. N. Yards.
A crew numbering a score of men
is at work today in the Great North
ern yards making the regular spring
clean-up. There wilt be fro» fifty to
a hundred loads of refuse to be carted
Thirst Parlors Open.
On March 13, Fosston, Minn., which
during the previous year had been a
"dry" town, voted to license saloons
and on Tuesday was held the "grand
opening" of seven drink emporiums.
Back in the City.
Ike McGowan and family have
moved back to Grand Forks from
Rugby. Mrs. McGowan has been ill
for some time since their return.
Court Adjourned Last Night.
Last evening the supreme court ad
journed the Fargo term. The Bis
marck term will be convened on
A Boy Was Born.
A baby boy arrived at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Sheppard yester
day. Mr. Sheppard Is the proprietor
of the Model steam laundry.
He Makes "Money."
Alexander Cameron, representative
of the Western Bank Note ft Engrav
ing company of Chicago, Is a visitor
in the city today.
M. P. A. Dance.
This evening the Modem Protective
association will give a danee at the
All are cordially in-
FOR ONE WEEK
taining'from onejto five pairs O r)j_
of each'pattern at O O 3
Inter-department baseball has been
decided upon' for the spring season at
the state university and in order that
a code may be enforced, a committee
consisting of one from each depart
ment has been named to proceed to
the drafting of a set of rules. The
following are the committeemen foN
the various departments: Laws, W.
Husband Arts, John Carkin, Com
mercials, Glenn Squires 'Preps, Hillis
Page Engineers, Jay Fuller.
Baseball enthusiasts at Larimore
have decided upon a team for that
city for the coming season and in or
der that the necessary fuqds may be
raised a baseball benefit dance for
the first Monday following Easter has
been advertised. Overtures have
been made to several Grand Forks
players to sign up for the summer.
A white pointer bitch with liver
colored spots. Disappeared Monday.
Wore a collar Inscribed "Internation
al Harvester Company." A liberal re
ward will be paid for her return to
Miss Mildred Knight of Casselton
is an arrival in the city and will at
tend the university.
Miss Mabel Henry is finishing a
Latin course-at tbe state university.
Mr. Halvor -Of Barnesville is taking
a course at the "U" law scliool.
John Fadden of Arvilla was an over
night visitor in town, returning home
Among the guests at the Imperial,
last evening were S. Pare of Doyon,
N. D., and George Bonde of Ardoch.
John Vallelly left this morning on a
business trip to York, N. D. He ex
pects to return tomorrow.
Manager Fred B. Wadsley of the
local branch of Edwards Wood Co.,
went to Larimore this morning to in
spect the company's Larimore branch.
William Spriggs returned home
from Minot last evening. He reports
the country all astir in anticipation of
The Misses Johanna and Anna Wld
man of Avon, Minn., were arrivals in
the city last evening.
H. N. Wells expects to leave in a
few days for a visit at Faribault,
The Wall Paper and
HERE ARE SOME OF THE BARGAINS:
Scotch Net Lace Curtains, per pair, 1.00
French Novelty Lace 4.50
Irish Point Lace 6.50
Brussels "t "11.00
FURNITURE AND PIANOS, GRAND FORKS, N.D.
Minn. Faribault is Mr. Wells' old
home and he anticipates a pleasant
reuuion with relatives and old-time
Miss Mae Cumming is at Oslo visit
ing Mr. and Mrs. Ray Frezee for a
J. D. Van Fleet, the Larimore under
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 4, 1906.
We cater to gentlemen's trade, conduct
the only place of its kind in the city and
also carry one of the finest lines of Con
fectionery, Fruits, Cigars, and Tobacco.
taker, was a visitor in the city over
night, a guest at the Hotel Northern.
TOO LATE TO CLASSIFY
WANTED—TWO ENERGETIC YOUNG
men to travel good promotions to
right parties. Call at once. w. G.
Corcoran, Antlers Hotel.
DON'T FORGET THE
We extend a Cordial Invitation to allT'::
tKe gentlemen of the city.
Singer, & Schumacher
Money to Loan
At Lowest Rates Upon North Dakota Farms. Local
Agents Wanted. Partial Payments Permitted
GEORGE B. CLIFFORD & GO.
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New Methods, New Appliances to Make all Operations Painless
Lowest Rate oljhterest and With Oa or Before Privileges
^& «*», ait wtntB
DAVID H. BEECHER,
MM IUmmI B~k Mft* Ami Ibfe »,
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