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Hi I. IS |v,- Is: I II I i*. vv» *-_*• SATURDAY SEPT 9 a.m. 9 a.m. The souvenir postal fad had its ori gin in Germany and from there it has spread until there is hardly a civilized country on the globe that does not have them. An amusing incident along this line occurred several years ago when Emperor William of Ger many went on a visit to Palestine. From there he sent out hundreds to friends in Germany and when the re cipients got them many were waked up in the middle of the night to re ceive them owning to the strict orders for delivering the imperial mail. Not all the souvenir postals sold In this country are made here as many would suppose in fact only a small share are manufactured in the United States and these are only of the cheap varieties, such as comics, sceneries, etc., made from cuts and the cheaper grade of photos. Minneapolis is one of the leaders in their manufacture and It is from here that some of the Grand Forks dealers get their stock. When Sir. Lude desires picture postals some thing like the new Post Office he sends away a photo to Minneapolis and ord ers the number wanted. Should he desire something extra fine he sends a photo with specifications to some •company in Germany like the Stengel KSo. of Dresden. Germany Is the great home of finely made postals. The work is all done by hand and the most infinite pains are taken to have everything exact. The hand colored photographic ones are mose beautiful and in them are combined the most advanced ideas of photography and the best colored work that artists can produce. Even the clouds and sunsets are brought out with a brillancy of detail that is really surprising in Germany and are quite a novelty. In them for Instance the brilliant parts of flowers and ladies dresses are shown off by some brilliant tinsel or beads. These may be found at Ludes. The Ontario store and also at Brldenbachs, drug store. Dresden is the great German head quarters for the making of souvenir postals. Here Stengel & Co. maintain a large four story factory that turns out nothing but souvenir postal cards. ^r*?'^c^-yvv.-^^trrt J. J. & S. MARQUISEE & GO. Scenic Post Cards J. H. Burke, Thos. Lude, O'Rorke and other well-known local stationers allow cards all the way from half tone reproductions to photographic hand colored views—the latter being very beautiful also duotints, plain iprtats, leather postals, hand colored photos, jeweled cards, life model cards and plain photos in various tints. So great has been the sale of these souvenir postals that their sale has become an established business with millions of dollars involved. The •craze, or rather fad, first started off by the sending out of funny postals -or those showing half tone views of scenes about some of the larger cities. Which tourists visited. Seeing that rthey had a large sale and they were beginning to be called for in earnest, manufacturers began to devise new designs and manufacture them on a larger scale, until the business has grown to its present large proportions. Something: About the Remarkable Growth of This Fad Dur ing Late Years. A study of souvenir postal cards and the immense popularity that they have attained in late years is most inter esting. Some of their scenic cards are made two to four in a series that may be torn apart. Life like models are very beautiful cards and made almost exclusively in England. These cost 25 cents a piece and are the costliest on the market. The subjects are mostly birds, ani mals, flowers or trees. One design represents a peacock, the picture be ing painted on the card and the na tural feathers placed where they be long. To say the least the design is very striking as well as beautiful. Duo-tints are postals made in two colors and are very popular. During the past summer leather postals have had quite a sale. By a recent postoffice ruling 2 cents is re quired to carry one of these by mail. These make a quite appropriate sou venirs but crumple up too easily and get too flabby to be popular. Among the patented postal cards manufactured in this country are duo tints, platinums and various kinds made from specially prepared paper. Among the latter kind The Ontario showed one containing a large red heart with a true lover's motto. The heart is where the lover im presses a kiss with his lips of course and the recipient on the other end of the line does the same. The postal is guaranteed to be germ proof and the manificent sum of 5 cents pur chases one while a one-cent stamp carries it to your sweetheart, no mat ter what part of the country she many be in, and of course no extra charge is made for the kiss it is supposed to carry. Think how disappointing it must be for a young lady to receive one of these with what she thinks is the cherished kiss and the young man then writes that he forgot to kiss it before he sent it Like everything else that prospers the souvenir postal business had its drawbacks. This was in the shape of comics which were to distorted as to become foolish and in some cases even obscene. During the season just past the postoffice department des troyed thousands of these which ef fectually checked the further manu facture and sale. For the convenience of those who have taken up the fad in earnest al bums have been invented which will hold 100 or more. These are made in various designs and shapes. The clerk showed the reporter two designs— one which resembled a book and the other a folder. Apropos of the above the reporter who interviewed Mr. Lude happen ed to meet a traveller for an Ameri can company of New York which makes a specialty of souvenir postals. He travels about the country taking photographs of various persons and places of Interest.. He does not finish any of the pictures himself but sends away even the plates and all he does is snap the photographs. Mr. Lude ex plained that even colored photograps can be made and that he has produced them himself but the process is ex pensive. His company makes most of its picture postals by reproduction or else from cuts. Taken all in all the souvenir postal fad today probably exceeds all others owing to its popularity. The collect '5'^?:-u*K- r,^i*-t'A-'*^v^,»c:*fcr »\v^'^Matnv^ ing of birds, eggs, stamps, etc., has all grown old, while the collecting of souvenir postal cards furnishes much recreation and amusement and even education. DISASTERS I\ I'. S. JfAVY. —I". S. S. Jacinto ran aground on Bahama Islands. 1866—U. 8. S. tug Narcissus foundered in gulf of Mexico. .All hands lost. 1867—lT. S. S. Sacramento lost on reef in bay of Bengal. 1868—('. S. S. Fredonia and U. S. S. Wateree overwhelmed by tide ware in liarbor of Arica, Pern. Wateree was carried half a mile Inland, from which position she never was removed. Fredonia was Sunk and most of her oilicers and crew lost. 1868—I'. S. 8. Suwanee lost in Shadwell passage, Alaska. 1870—U. S. S. Oneida sunk in collision with English steamer in Yokohama harbor. .Nearly all of her officers and crew lost 1870—r. S. 8. Saginaw lost on reef in the Pacific Ocean. I*. S. S. Brooklyn ran aground near Key West, Flu. 1875—1'. S. S. Saranac lost on sunken rock off Alaskan coast. 1877—I'. S. S. Huron lost In storm off Cape Hattcras. Officers and crew perished. 1881—U. S. S. Rogers, taking part in Greely relief expedition, while frozen in the ice in the Artie region, caught Are and was de stroyed. .No lives lost. 1883—IT. 8. S. Ashuelot lost on rock off coast of China. 185)9—1". S. S. Trenton. Yandalia and Nipsie caught in terrific hurri and Nipslc caught in terrific hurricane in liarhor of Apia, Samoa, Trenton and Yandalia lost, while Nipslc was saved. 1891—IT. S. S. Dispatch run aground and lost on New Jersey coast. 1892—1'. S. S. Tallapoosa run down and sunk by a coal laden schooner. 1893—U. S. S. Nohican run aground off Alaskan coast. 1894—U. S. S. Kearsarge lost on Roncvador reef, in the Carib bean sea. 1894—I', 8. S. Adams run aground on St. Paul Island, Ber ing sea. U. S. K. Maine blown up in 1898—U. S. S. Maine blown up In .Havana harbor. Over 500 lives lost. 1899—U. S. 8. Charleston lost on Philippine coast. 1901—U. 8. 8. Yosemite driven ashore by tidal wave on island of Guam and then carried to sea, where she foundered. 1908—U. 8. 8. Frolic, while en tering the harbor of Gebu at night, was run on a reef, from which she later was removed with little dam age, 1903—U. 8. torpedo-boat Wins low collided with ferry-boat In New York harbor. Not seriously damaged. 1904—U. S. 8. Culgoa collided with and sank a schooner. 1905—Ir. 8. 8. Detroit, while leaving the harbor of Pnerto Plata, San Domingo, was twice run aground, but not seriously dam aged. THE EVENINO TIMES, GRAND FORKS, N. D. INTRODUCTORY OPENING An Epoch in History Making for Grand Forks THE HUB will open its doors to the public with a complete NEW STOCK of Ready-to-wear Ladies' and Misses' Cloth ing, Furnishings, Millinery and Furs. Men's and Boys' Clothing, Hats, Caps, Furnishings and Furs. Goods that will command your admiration never to be forgotten. It is our aim to make this store "your ideal store." Every article absolutely new and up-to-the-minute in STYLE AND WORKMANSHIP. With our ironclad guarantee of satisfaction or money cheerfully refunded. A guarantee that goes with every purchase. This entire new stock must merit and will earn your ap preciation. Every article will bear your close inspection. Come early and secure the first selection of this fine line of goods THE HUB Successful N. D. Manufacturers Biscuit Makers Now Control the Home Market—Fine Plant In This City. One of the most notable successes in Dakota manufacturing is that rep resented by the biscuit business. This has had a phenomenal growth in the past two or three years and seems to be increasing in volume more rapidly every year. The excellence of the wheats of North Dakota and their complete suit ability for the purpose of making bis cuits has led to a large expansion in this branch of trade. Altogether there are now operating in this state and Minnesota more than half a dozen bis cuit factories of large capacity. It is an interesting subject for in quiry as to why so small a percentage of the trade is represented by impor tation. Canadian goods and goods from the eastern states of this kind have long been famous for their ex cellence, and there are many people living in North Dakota who were brought up to know these fine quali ties well and to think there were no other biscuits like the A. B. C. biscuits. Others again have in their earlier years been thoroughly familiarized with the many excellent lines pro duced in Canada. Yet in the face of the prejudices which such early fa miliarity with the goods which most seriously compete for the trade of western factories must create, the im portations of this part of the country have been reduced so as to be almost inconsiderable. The case of the Golden Grain Bis cuit Co. of this city will afford ample illustration of the methods which have most largely tended to bring about this change. It is only a bare three years since the gentleman who or ganized this company started the ball rolling. He conceived the idea of starting a factory at Grand Forks. The capital was found, buildings erected, machinery Installed, and in a little time the goods were on the market. Nothing that could be thought of to ensure the success of the business was neglected. The quality of the bis cuits was given most careful attention and no question of economy was al lowed to interfere with their uniform excellence. Finally great care was ex Mr. Money—Hello, Uncle Sam, I suppose you Imagine this lis some childish frolic, dodging about all day and night. Uncle Sam—Well, it does look like a game of some sort. Mr. Money—So it Is, but there is no merry laughter of innocent children In this game. I've been chased, hunt ed, sandbagged and bunkoed till I'm so nervous I imagine I see all sorts of things reaching for me. Uncle Sam—it Is no Imagination, Mr. Spondulix. Mr. Money—I'm afraid that is true, Uncle Sam, and I might add that you have not been the least of my torments. Honestly, 1 think youre awfully rough. I dare say there are few who have been attacked in as many and varied ercised to ensure the effectiveness of the selling arrangements. But it is in the publicity work of this company that the principal rea son for its success is to be found. It has been thoroughly sound upon this question and has spent money freely in soliciting the good-will, and trade of the North Dakota public. It has given its attention in writing and plac ing advertisements almost exclusively to the consumer. It has taught every North Dakotan to know the name of its biscuits and the quality which they might expect to find In them. Espec ially it has thoroughly famaltarlzed the public with the appearance of its goods and the packages in which they are contained. The consequence is that when the housewife goes to her gro cer for supplies she will in many cases not only ask for but demand "Nobet tas" or "Uwantas," as the case may be and refuse absolutely to be satisfied with "something just as good." Such is the effect of sound advertising. As to the degree of success which has attended the efforts of this com pany to build up a trade in biscuits in this way it need only be said that the demand has Increased much faster than the factory has been able to turn out the goods. The biscuit trade in the state today Is three times as large as it was a year ago and the Increase in the bread business has been no less satisfactory. The company has had such success here that it fs now housed in a handsome two-story brick building of its own. These facts regarding the company named have been pointed out solely for liie purpose of showing by what means North Dakota manufacturers may com mand and haye been commanding suc cess in the markets of their own state. The selling forces of this company say that they have not secured this new business at the expense of any other western factory, but that the orders have been mostly created and taken from non-western competitors. If so, the success Is doubly to be admired. It shows that the company has been managed at least as welt as its non western rivals and that the goods turned out are sufficiently fine In qual ity to guarantee their sale in the face of any kind of competition. A Protest From the Moneybags ways and places as I. The result is, I'm as nervous as an old lady on the Fourth of July. How would you like to be first prize at a ladles' whist party? Huh? Well, that is the way every one Is laying for me. Now that so many are away on- a vacation I hope to get some rest. But, say! Just wait! Watt till they re turn from a summers bluff at some swell resort They will all need me at once. Oh, I dread It. When a man returns sun blistered, mosquito punc tured and out of pocket at the rate of 200 plunks a week, and still his fam ily looked nothing like as expensive as many othera In the place—now that man comes back to business with a glint in his eye and makes a jump at me that's mighty hard to dodge. Oh, 9 a. m. 11-13 S. 3rd St., GRAND FORKS I can see excitement ahead of me! Mr. Miser wants to pack me in an iron box and take me to bed with him. Mr. Only Heir sits back and allows me to be shoved into his lap. Mr. Frugal puts me out In healthy places where I grow and get fat. Mr. Sport throws me in the air and says, "Go it, old Spondulix. Have a good time!" and I usually fall kerplunk In some muddy place. The man who goes out after night and is not ashamed to announce wherte he is going, although he handles me very roughly, I can't help but respect his sincerity, but I can't see why a man should piously look toward the heavens, say that I am the root of all evil and a thing to be shunned, and then make a sudden grab for me when I'm not looking. Say, how about this, Uncle Sam? Am I such a worker of crime and depravity? Last Sunday I heard a sermon that was a direct in sult to me. The minister accused me of all the vices he could recollect. Uncle Sam—And when you jumped into the collection plate I'll wager he offered up a fervent prayer of thanks giving that made the amea corner hoarse from an acquiescent applause. Some excellent sermons are preached on tainted people, but I am not in sym pathy with discourses that lay all sins at your feet. There is too much insin cerity in discussing you. Authors write stories which advocate the sim ple life and a loftier trend of thought than the search for money. They say this, and then have a thunder of a row with the publisher about the roy alties to be paid. However, your lot is not a hard one. The greatest suffer ing you endure is not so much in ill treatment from your owner as being rudely jerked away from him. Most people cling to you like a jealous woman to a husband who has some wild oats left over. Some may abuse you to your back, but I have yet to hear of the man or woman who has refused to shake hands when properly introduced, and the majority are very willing to waive all traditions of for mality, and even decency, when an honorable introduction Is not forth coming. So cheer up, old hearts de sire, and give every man a hard run for what he gets, and you'll never want a following. The "A's* Have It. An exchange gets off this: Adolf an Austrian artisan, adored Anna, an aristocrat. Anna adored Adolf. Another aristocrat, Alfred, an am bassador, adored Anna. Anna abhorred Alfred. Alfred addressed Anna, admitting admiration. Anna assumed amazement. Alfred adjured Anna. Anna admonished Alfred. Alfred adopted aggressiveness. Alfred's audacity alarmed Anna. Alfred attempted abducting Anna. Anna afraid, and agitated, acquaint ed Adolf. Adolf accused Alfred. Alfred, angered, abused Adolf aw fully. Adoolf answered Alfred. Alfred attacked Adolf. Anna, aghast, aided Adolf. Adolf and Anna almost annhilated Alfred. 'Alfred abdicated absolutely. Anna accepted Adolf. Anna and Adolf absconded, aban doned Austria altogether, arrived at Antwerp and always abided after ward. If wishes were automobiles the de mand for gasoline would exceed the supply. v"„- :i-^-^':/'.V^'-.'iv\.-:v' THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 20, 1906. SATURDAY SEPT '.l!'"•"., 9 a.m. Educated in the Best Hospital* fa Europe and America. DR. REA SPECIALIST. Eye* Ear, Nose, Throat, Stomach, Lui Diseases of Men, Diseases of Women. Will visit professionally East Grand Forks at Great Northern Hotel, Wed nesday, October 17. ONE DAT ONLY. Betaraiag Every Four Weeks. Dr. Rea has had 15 years of actual experience in the treatment and cure of all curable medical and surgical diseases of the Bye, Bar, Nose and Throat, Lung Diseases, Early Con sumption, Bronchitis, Bronchial Ca tarrh, Dyspepsia, Sick Headache Stomach and Bowel Troubles, Appen dicitis, Rheumatism, Neuralgia, Sola tia, Bright's disease, Diabetes, Kidney. Liver, Bladder Troubles, Prostatic and Female Diseases, Dizziness, Nervous Mt.?.'.«ndl8!,8,tion'ibe8lty» Interrupted Nutrition, Slow Growth in children, and all wasting diseases in adults. Many caseB of Deafness, Ringing In Ui9 ESars, Loss of Eyesight, Cataract. Cross Eyes, etc., that have been lm! properly treated can easily be restor- °.rmiti28' Club Peet- ihe ,,ne of '•J h* f/ J' 4 Curvature ., ®P,n®. Disease of the Brain. Par alysis, Heart Disease, Dropsy, Swell- r, L,mbs, Stricture, Open Sores, Pain in the Bones, Granular Enla-gements, and all long standing diseases properly treated. Falling memory, lack of energy, impoverished blood, pimples, impediments to mar riage, blood and skin diseases, Brun tlons, Hair Falling, Swellings, Sore Throat, Ulcers, Weak Back. Bernini Urine, passing urine too often, stric ture, etc., receive searching treatment modern medicine, and as adopted by America's most eminent specialist. w£nwr*' Tu,mo£?. Ctoltre, Fistula Piles, Varococele, Rupture and enlarg ed glands treated successfully with i« rP injection method. Thli one of the most sclentifin and surely effective plans of the 20th t.„ntUthose^8?Itat,on t7 anI examine tion to interested. $1.00. DR. REA Minneapolis. fn for a 8,rl to niThi. v,8,t a long 8Tmer OI» a pocket full of clothes owing to the hot weather a shirt waist may easily be washed drieit and Ironed in a night. s-'.