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MONDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 1907. 1S. W. RUTLEOGE, PIONEER, PUSSES Ml Death of One of Grand Forks' Most Respected Citizens Oc curred Sunday Morning. AILED WITH DIABETES Wife and Two Daughters. Sur vive—Funeral Probably on Tuesday Afternoon. In the death of Dr. Samuel W. Rut ledge, which occurred at 7:30 o'clock Sunday morning at the family home on Gertrude avenue following an Illne3s that has extended over several years, Grand Forks lost one of her oldest and most respected citizens—a man 01 large attainments, always, even through the dark hours of an illness which he well knew must end fatally, bright and cheeful, kind and generous to a fault, and the mainstay of a happy family. For years the deceased had suffered with diabetes but by good care of him self ai^d the earnest minlsterings of a kind wife, who now mourns of his death, he had been able to prolong life. Several weeks ago however he became much worse than for some time, and entered a local hospital for treatment. He afterwards rallied and returned home, but four days ago became quite ill aigain and was confined to tUe house He never recovered sufficiently to leave bed, and death occurred on Sunday morning at break of day, as above stated. Besides a loving wife, two daughters, Mrs. F. P. Roberts, of Cando, N. D., and Miss Georgia Rutledge, survive. Mrs. Roberts is expected to reach the city tonight and in that event the fun eral services will be held Tuesday af ernoon, probably at 2:30, from St. Paul's Episcopal church, of which the deceased was a life-long member, Rev. Burleson officiating. Interment will be in Memorial Park. For twenty-six years Dr. Rutledge has been known to the people of North Dakota as a prosperous and prominent physician and in this connection might be mentioned that he twas the pioneer homeopathic physician of 'this oity. He was born in Hardin county, Ohio on the 31st of December, 1852, his par ents Thomas S. and Lousia (Williams) being natives of that state. His father was a farmer and merchant relinquis l ing his holdings in Ohio in 1856 when he moved to Minnesota. Since that he has removed to North Dakota and for five years made his home with a daughter at Cando. Dr. Rutledge was of a family of seven children, four sons and three daughters. He was brought up and educated in Minnesota, subsequently holding a teaching position for five years, before entering upon the study of medicine. He attended the Homeo pathic Medical college of Missouri at St. Ixuis, graduating from that insti tution the same year. He then began his professional career in Iowa, re maining in that state for five years at which time he moved to this city.'Since 1881 he has labored in this city and has enjoyed a remunerative practice. In 1893 he took a post graduate course at the Homeopathic college and in 1896 he took a course at the Chi cage Post-Graduate school also com pleted a special course in Chicago In 1899 in the Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat College, finishing this up with a short course in the New York Post-Graduate school. In 1877 the deceased was married to Miss Marian Fuller, a native of Iowa and two daughters have been horn to Dr. and Mrs. Rutledge. Dr. Rutledge is a member of the Homeopathis Insti tute of Minnesota and the American Institute of Homeopathy. He was ap pointed a member of the state board of medical examiners in the year 1894 and was reappointed in 1898. The sympathy of the entire commun ity is extended to the bereaved family in the hour of sadness and gloom. The pall bearers at the funeral will be A. G. Schulthies, O. A. Webster, B. S. Houghton, John Stewart, Mr. Thompson and Dr. Woutat. Real Estate |800—A cozy 4-room house on lone avenue.' Lot 25x140 with a good barn on rear. $200 cash, balance $10 per month. Free insurance for 5 years. $4,600—A new 9 room house .close in, south end. Hardwood floors and finish, all the modern con veniences, including gas or elec tricity, steam heat, full basement, 50 ft. lot. Liberal terms. $1,500—A cozy 6-roorn house on Walnut street. Has hardwood floors downstairs city water. See it $4,000—A strictly modern 7-room 75 RAILS _ARE Vft /'"'jf}^ r«'S JS*VV B. Y. P. U. ANNUAL RECEPTION Young People of the Baptist Church MVill Enjoy Second Annual Banquet Feb. li The members of the Baptist Young Peoples' union of this city are com pleting arrangements for the second annual reception and banquet which will be given in the Baptist church on Tuesday evening, Feb. 12 at 6:30. A fine program of music and re freshments has been prepared for the occasion and the young people are looking forward to the evening. HARVESTER OFFICES MOVING Mew International Harvester Building Turned over to Office Force by Contractors. Contractors "Berge and Hodson ot Fergus Falls who have been engaged for several months in putting up the new four story International Harves ter edifice in this city have almost completed their part of the work. The repair boxes are the only features left for the carpenters. Saturday the \Vork of moving in the offices of the company was begun ana within the next week all the employees of the company in Grand Forks will be congregated under the one roof. STUDENT ELECTION TODAY Athletic and Oratorical Associations at "U" Elect—Football Proposi tion Also Up. .The annual election of officers for the University Athletic association and Oratorical association is on today and the rivalry exhibited has almost verg ed into old fashioned excitement. Ow ing to the cold weather the vote has not been as heavy as usual but down town students have patronized the polls in the Law school to a greater ex tent than formerly. The voting is conducted under the Australian sys tem. This afternoon the question of whether or not to abolish rugby foot ball and take up the English soccer is also being voted upon. Friends of the old game state that soccer will be snowed under by odds of 5 to 1. ON A PURCHASING TRIP Grand Forks Will be Well Represented in Chicago and New York Next Week. Several local business men left last evening or will leave today on pur chasing to,urs of the large cities of the east. A. L. Larson head of the dry goods department of the Ontario stores left yesterday over the Northern Pacific. He will stop at Chicago for several days and will be joined by IT. B. Griffith, and A. M. Bushee head of the furniture department of the Grif fith stores. The three will proceed to gether to New York, Washington and other large cities. James Lyons ot the sporting goods house, Lyons and Company, was another passenger east. Mr. Lyons will take in the huge autom obile show at the Windy city. N. G. Benner of the firm Benner, Begg & Garvin left today for the east on the semi-annual stock choosing trip. Har ry Randall was another to join the coterie of buyers. Steel on (i. Between Grand Forks and Devils Lake Faring Bad ly From Cold. Much steel will have to be relaid on the Great Northern and Northern Pa cific next year. The contraction in the steel rails caused by the cold and the strain of heavy thundering along has resulted in the breaking of nearly seventy five rails between this city and Devils Lake alone. The same conditions exist over the entire line. A prominent railroader in answer to inquiry today stated that in the twenty-eight miles between this city and Larimore he himself had counted no less than 13 cracked rails. The strain between the rails in one mile of track on a 40 below zero day is said to be something enormous ,over coming all allowances of the engineers. The steel plates which connect the rails oft-times fare the worst especial ly where the steel was poorly laid as is the case on somie of the newer branches. Hig Eye Injured. Cris Christianson of Larimore, who has been in Grand Forks for some time past undergoing treatment for an in jured eye sustained last fall has re turned to his home much improved. YOU KNOW your present earning capacity. You know that you can, if you will, invest some money or save a part of your earnings every month. Now take your lesson from the hour and prepare for the inevitable ,rainy day by the investments we offer. house on a 50 ft corner lot. Hot waiter heating plant, full basement. Cottonwood St. $425—The best 50-ft. lot left on Cottonwood street. Easy terms. $1,650—A 7-room house close in, on a 50-ft. lot city water, hardwood floors downstairs. Can be made modern at a small expense. $250 cash. #120—Each for two lots only threo blocks from the G. N. depot on Dike .avenue. Easy terms. FOR RENT—A ten room flat, mod rn but heat, $35. Three rooms can be rented out that will more than pay for whole flat. THE THOMPSON AGENCY, N. W. 983 M. CLIFFORD BUILDING Tri-Siate 292 •». LARGE POPULATION IN SILENT CITY OFJEAD Census of Grand Forks' Ceme teries Shows Many People Interred. ARE BEAUTY SPOTS Memorial Park and Others Are in Reality Park ways. DEAD IN CEMETERIES. Memorial Park 1,468 Catholic.... 402 Jewish 115 Total dead 2,045 There are 2045 occupied graves in the Grand Forks cemeteries. This includes every body which has' been interred since the founding of the Grand Forks Cemetery association, about the 22d day of July, 1878. Of course this does not mean that there have been only 2,045 deaths in the city of Grand Forks since that year, for it is estimated that at least 1,000 caslces have been shipped else where for burial. The magnitude of this "Silent City ot the Dead" may be understood when it is realized that there are enough former residents in the Grand Forks cemeteries*—Memorial Park, Catholic and Jewish—to populate a city larger than a majority of those in the state oi North Dakota. The silent population of Grand Forks would almost people Langdon, Lakota and another town of corre sponding size it would almost people Devils Lake, Cando or Valley City. The number is about the same as the number buried by the Mt. Pelee ertip„on several months ago three times as many as killed at Kingston a week ago two hundred times the number of victims of the Soo wreck at Enderlin, N. D., in Decemmber about four times the number that per ished in the awful San Francisco fire and earthquake disaster. Original Plot. The cemeteries of Grand Forks are three in number. Memorial Park is the oldest. This park was originally organized under the name of the Grand Forks Cemetery association. This was in 1878. The land at that time was plat ted by Alexander Oldham, county sur veyor of Grand Forks county. The association was incorporated in July of that year by Frank Viets, George H. Walsh, John McKelvey, Wil liam Budge and William H. Brown, who, as directors of the ^association, had purchased the twenty acres com prised in the plot, northwest of the city. The first board of trustees elected by the association was composed of George H. Walsh, Alexander Griggs, W. J. Anderson, and W. H. Brown, who organized by electing George H. Walsh president W. J. Anderson, treasurer and O. E. Thomas, secretary. The Catholic cemetery was rormed soon afterwards when the association transferred to Reverend Martin Marty, Vicar Apostolic of Dakota (Roman Catholic) the west half of the twenty acres coniprlsed In the original in vestment. The Grand Forks association later purchased additional ground on the east side making up the twenty acres again owned. The change in name to Memorial Park came about two years ago. On September 6th, 1904, pursuant to a call of the lot owners a mass meet ing was held and a board of .trustees was chosen. This board organized as follows: R. B. Griffith president, George B. Winship vice-president, W. J. Ander son treasurer, and Don. McDonald secretary. They held office until the eighth of May, 1905, when a new board was elected, consisting of Messrs. Griffith, Bosard, Winship, Dlnnie, Stampen, re-elected, and Les lie Stinson and T. J. Hagen were elect ed to fill the place of W. J. Anderson and W. A. Gordon, both of whom had removed from the city. R. B. Griffith was re-elected president, George B. Winship vice-president, J. Walker Smith treasurer, and Don. McDonald secretary. Women Given Voice. Upon the election of the trustees in 1904, it was deemed advisable to give some share of the control of the grounds to the women, but as lot own. ers only may be stockholders of the association. It was suggested that a board of seven trustees be elected by the women of Grand Forks and vicinity, who should have advisory powers, and which 'board might be consulted by the hoard of trustees in regard to any matters of decoration and adornment of grounds and build ings. Since that time hundreds of dollars have been spent in improving the cem etery. Trees by the score have been set out the water system improved an artificial lake provided for, costly gate ways installed and grass and shrubbery planted and transplanted. Last summer the site was one of the beauty spots of the city. A large and expensive vault is now under contemplation and will be biiilt during the coming summer. The Catholic burial ground is anoth er beauty spot of the vicinity. A caretaker is always on hand to look after the flowers, trees and driveways. Both the above cemeteries are in reality huge parkways with drives and avenues bordered with blooming flowers in summer months. The Jewish congregation also sup ports a cemetery, located directly north of the Catholic burial grounds and separated from it by a county road. The Jewish ground Is surround ed by a high fence as a guard against cattle and other unwelcome intruders. There are about 100 bodies interred therein. E STATE Several Trains Were Annuled Today—Show Companies Having Trouble. Train service on ihe railways his been hit hard by the last storm. The Northern Pacific got last Thursdays train down from the north last night after a hard fight against the element s. The Great Northern also is having tussel trying to get trains out and in. Train 137 today is annulled No. 2 from the west is also out of commis sion and 205 is in the same position. The Neche train on the G. N. is re posing on a giant snow drift near St. Thomas, while the Northern Paci fic has an engine and several cars a sleep near Caslie!. Two engines in the local yards are reported out of commission. Train men and shop men have labored all afternoon trying to get Engine 228 on the track in front of the Hotel North ern. The poor "beast" has a badly cracked wheel on the right hand side and a short sojourn in the hospital will necessarily be in order. Anothei engine was off this morning west of town. *y''?T$* ^.v *"f A. SHE EVENING TIMES, GRAND FORKS, N. D. Hard on Show Troupes. The show companies which are tour ing the northwest are having a hari John A. Lawton, who sings the part "Plunket" in the Roscian Opera com panies production of "Martha" Thursday night. time. The car belonging to and oc cupied by the Bonnie Brier Bush ca is still laid up in the rear of the Hotel Dacotah on the N. P. sidetrack. The car has been stalled waiting for a train to Winnipeg since last Friday. It will probably be attached to an east bouna train and taken north from Crookston over the Great Northern. The Country Girl and Cingalee com panies which have been in Winnipeg all week were 'brought down the N. P. and transferred to the Great North ern at Emerson. They will come :n about supper tim& tonight via Croo ston. The .Country Girl shows here tonight. V/U1EYWPUBUC TODAY Early Morning Fire Destroys Structure Causing a Loss of About $50,000. Special The Evealng Times. Valley City, N. D., Feb. 4.—The public school burned down this mornintr, the blaze being disco crcd at 3:10 o'clock. The build lug was totally destroyed, entail lug a loss of $50,KI0. Tlie Wonderful Peacc Itiver Country. Our first excursion will leave Grand Forks on February 15til. We can take twenty more men of the right kind. The members of this party will have first choice of the only free homestead land open in the Peace River country. No location fees. Write or call on Kent Realty & Investment Corp., Grand Forks, N. D. Times Want Ads get results. T, '"*v,itV,S" THREE INJURED WRECK Derailment of Snow Blockade Breaking Train Occurred This Morning. IT IS A BAD SMASH UP Three Engines Are Off the Track and Piled Up in a Broken Mass. Three engines and a snow plow, be ing driven through a long snow drift •between Grafton and Cashel were de Tailed and piled up in an indiscrimin ate and broken mass this morning ai 10 o'clock just a short distance from Cashel. Three men were injured. They ar* in the Deaconess hospital at Grafton where they are receiving treatment. None of the injuries are considered serious. The engines and the snow plow are badly mixed up. Two of the engines were entirely derailed and were thrown to one side. The snow plow, a rotary, was turned end for end, and was badly wrecked. The third engine was not very badly used up. limmediately following the wreck, clouds of steam began to pour forth from the cracked boilers of the en gines, and two of the men in the hos pital at Gafton were burned #nd scalded. The snow plow was thrown to one side of the track, while the engines were ditched on the other side. Two monster locomotives are lying on their sides, badly wrecked, the other engl te is almost turned over. Just what caused the derailment of the snow plow can not be learned. This machine, however left the track first and caused the mixing of the remaind er of the blockade breaking train A caboose loaded with laborers attached to the rear engine was left on the track, and none of the men in that were hurt. Fred Metcaif, ah engineer had his thumb badly bruised up. O. Helge son another engineer had his ankle sprained. A. Randall, a fireman was scalded. The men will be brought t: Grand Forks this evening. The line was blocked as a result of the wreck, but it is not expected that it will take very long to clear it. TRAVEIERTTAVOR FLAT TWO CENT RATE Fargo Council Adopted Resolu tion to That Effect Sat urday Night. "Fargo Council Xo. 65 |T. C. T. of America in regular session assembled resolves, that we are in favor of a two-cent a mile tlat rullroad passenger rate for ail the people, and we are unalter. ably opposed to any other than this rate, and call upon our leg islature to defeat any com promise on a 2 1-2 cent a mile. "ltesohed that the members of this legislature be supplied with a copy of this resolution." •. The above resolution was adopted •by the Fargo Council on Saturday night. The two cent rate has been talked of considerably among the trav eling men, and the adoption of the re solution was not unexpected. Called to St. Louis. Judge C. F. Amidon has been calljd to St. Louis where he will assist Judge Finkeinburg at a term of the federal court opening on Feb. 12. Judge Amid on leaves Fargo early this week for St. Louis. Class Elected. The Sunday school class of Profes sor Boyle in the Methodist church elected officers yesterday as follows: President, Alice Armstrong vice pres ident, Hazel Clarke secretary and treasurer, Alice Draeske. With the thoughts of snow block ades, still in the minds of hundreds of North Dakotans and the memory of the great strides that have been taken re garding the successful lifting of these 'blockades a little history of the in vention of the rotary snow "plow im prove of interest. Harry Conniff, a theatrical manager of Minneapolis in conversation with a press representative Saturday stated that he was personally acquainted with the inventor of the famous rotary plow. "It was when I was a boy at Orange ville, Ont." said Mr. Conniff, "and tha inventor's name was 'Ned' Leslie. He was a machinist around the railroad shops at the time and the necessity ot more advanced methods than simply bucking the drifts occurred to him when trains were experiencing the unusual difficulty in negotiating the mountains of snow which used to sub merge the tracks between Toronto and Owen Sound. I v'V, \ii"v I $10 DOWN $10 A MONTH A B-951—Here's a 12 per cent good solid sound investment. A double house in a desirable location.. The place rents for $70 per month. If you are interested in a proposition ot this kind let us furnish you with particulars. A reasonable amount of cash will swing the deal. B*943—$1,550—Did you know that there is a cottage house in the south end that you'can own if you wish. The price Is $1,550. It will not require a great deal of cash to handle it When you have made your first payment, you can.then be paying Tent to yourself. City water, etc. A very nice location. Close to paved street. This is a fine lit tle home. Let us show it to you. B-866—$2,000—An eight room house in good conation located on university avenue, on a beautiful lot with large nice shade trees. The house has city water, cellar, etc. Good shed on premises. $500 to $1,000 cash, the balance on terms, B1878—$750—Small house on International Ave. 50x140 ft lot worth at least $550 or $600 without any buildings on it. We consider this a good bargain. $100 to $200 cash, the balance $10 to $15 per month. Of fered only for a limited time Building Lots—Now is the time to buy your building lot. We have lots in every location you can think of and at all kinds of prices. We are so situated that we can arrange terms to suit We can sell you a lot from $100 up. $10 to $25 down, the balance $5 to $25 per month. If you are in the market for lots favor us with a call, and let us show you our offerings. It will cost you nothing to find out what we can do for you. AVe solicit a thorough examination of every piece of property we offer. We do not handle everything that is for sale in the city. What we offer is select bargains, and what we con sider good buys. E. 3. LANDER & COMPANY THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS SPENT III ONE MONTH 10 KEEP TRUCKS CLEAI It has cost the Great Northern rail way company approximately $6J,0'.Hj during the past thirty days in salaries for snow shovellers and if the present weather continues during the follow ing four weeks the amount will be doubled, for conditions under which the men now labor are not con ducive to the expedient removal of the snow. The $61,000 does not figure In the enormous cost for the maJntenencc Cost the Great Northern During the Last Thirty Days Ov« $61,000 to Shovel Off the "Beautiful" From Between the Rails. BAGS nVB That attracts prudent In* veators to anything—any* where—Is safely and profit. Thla la why prudent Invest* ors are baying Grand Forks property today Owing to the cities growth and the demand for homes to live In and stores to do business In there Is no chance for loss and every chance for profit on City property. of wedge Russell and rotary sno plows—simply the wages paid out the men who have labored in the forts to remove the snow from tl tracks with pick and shovel. Within a radius of forty miles fro this city the road has two or thr crews of men, each consisting of oi hundred men The crews are provid with special trains and other acconi dations and the railroad furnish' board and sleeping quarters. Two Births. A baby boy was born at the hon of Mr. and Mrs. Guy Erwin at 11 International avenue. A girl was arrival yesterday at the home of and Mrs. John Genereau, Jr., fo miles southeast of East Grand Fori It's healthful, wholesome. It's go for one as the other. The more take the better you sleep and Makes people happy. That's wb Holllsters' Rocky Mountain Tea doi 35 cents. Tea or Tablets. Lion Drug Store. NVENTOR OF RIM SNOW PLOW SPENT US! YEARS IN MAO ROUS "Leslie's invention was a succi from the start, although that was ne ly 30 years ago, but the poor fell* as is often the case with inventc lived to see another reap the rewa Capital was scarce in those days, pecially on the Canadian side of line, and he could get no one to pi his project. He was unfortun enough to confide his plans to an scrupulous individual who promj: appropriated the other's original id and some time thereafter palmed th off as his own at a nice fat profit New York. The result is the mod' Jull rotary snow plow. "Leslie never recovered from blow of seeing his cherished plans summated by another, and died Ii mad house. All the same, he did live in vain, and the people tribut to Grand Forks alone would no dc contribute liberally to a monutr commemorating his name if theft were generally known." AVe have two good building lots located in the north end that we are now offering at $187.50 each or $375.00 for the two. on the above terms. $10 down, $10 per month, or $25 down and $5 per month. We think this is an exceedingly good bargain—something that will make a nice investment if you are so situated that you can handle them. $10 is not a great deal, but it is enough to give you the start. Another few weeks and there will be great activity in the Heal Estate Market. There is no doubt but what you can buy the above lots and turn them on very short notice at a handsome profit. We shall be glad to show you where they are located, etc., at anv time. E. J. LANDER & CO.