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Although Mr. Roat's resignation is
somewhat of a blow to the organiza
tion, in George Chambers, appointed
by President Fegan to .fill the unex
pired term, the band has a man thor
oughly competent and well able to
handle the affairs of the organization.
Business Manager O. B. Babcock,
of the Minneapolis Symphony orches
tra, who spent Sunday in the city in
conference with the officers of the
Grand Forks Oratorio society, wired
from Duluth yesterday Chat be haa
closed contracts with the Duluth man
agers for a two days' appearance
that city, on May 14 and 15. This will
undoubtedly mean a change In the
plans of the May Music festival in
Grand Forks. It has been planned to
hold the same on May 15 and 16.
Mr. Babcock will return through
this city for Winnipeg tomorrow morn­
CHHRLEY ROSE HMKING GOOD
He Is Playing Right Eleld With Bur'
llngton and Is Faster Than
Ever.
Charlie Rose, the crack outfielder of
numerous Fargo teams, is playing the
right garden fpr Ned Egan's Burling
ton
aggregation this spring and is
showing up
Btrong.
to
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lye Got Another"
He is reported
be bitting,better and to be doing
fester work in the field than ever be
fore. His. friends expect to see him
land in stronger company next year.
In the game with Minneapolis last
week one of the features was a: sen
sational throw to ljpme plate by Rose
to nab Oyler, but the Burlington
catcher dropped the ball after
"Rosey" had the MJnneapolitan by the
usual "mile."
HUD DARK Ml TASTE
But Didnt Have Some $90 or More—
Had Friend Arrested For
the Theft.
Upon complaint of a man named
Willis of Gretna, Marshal Craigen of
Neche arrested Geo. McDonald the
latter .pari of last week, while Mc
Donald was on .a train enroute to this
city.
It seftnd that McDonald and Willis,
with a few. other kindred spirits, had
DR. ECKMAN
DENTIST
PLATKY BLOCK
ALL WORK GUARANTEED
3ES REASONABLE
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You Will Have to Hurry!"
ILMf SECRETARY RESIGNED
At a special meeting of the direc
tors and office ra of the Grand Forks
Military band last night, F. T. Roat,
who has acted very efficiently as sec
retary of yie organization, handed in
his resignation. A crowding of busi
ness matter was respoqpible for the
resignation.
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I Got"
wj*®tever
That you want? Well, I have got the largest stock of
clothing ili itliis state and I fjpiess my sales
will figure with any of them and then go some. My $18 suits
are selected by me from the g?ods in the piece and then I have
them cut and made up to my own order, just as I say. That's
what makes them fit right, look right, feel right that's what
has doubled my business,.andMnade the "other fellows"
stand up and wonder how I do it. You can pay them $7
more than you can me but you can't get the style and value
that I give you for $18. ,.
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Your hat buying if you don't this fair April sunshine (iri-
,. stead of showers) will win you out and give you a back seat
with your winter's cap on. I have the finest and largest line
of hats this season that I ever had and the prices are right.
If you want to be comfortable this summer just buy one of
my Spring Needle Union suits at $1.75 and you will see the
difference from the "old two-piece style.
Another what? Another article of value to brag about.
It's that elegant line of imported Madras Negligee shirts,
the kind that fit and act right, cut .in the new coat style.
You dress in just one-half the time. Anew lot just received
today. 'All newest spring styles, 3 for $5.00 or $1.75 each for
atrial.1
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Get a Broadway Fancy Vest—$2.50
Yours for Whatever'* Rl^ht
"STANCHES" THE ONLY CLOTHING STORE ON THE CORNER.
His term expires on Jan. 1, 1908.
Another matter of Importance
brought up before the meeting was
the question of securing a permanent
location for the housing of the band
property and for club room purposes.
President W. W. Fegan was author-
ized to appoint a committee to ta'ie
the matter in hand.
Those who have been canvassing
the city for the purpose of securing
funds for the maintenance of the
band report good progress. No trou
ble' at all will be experienced in se
curing the requisite amount.
MAY CHANGE DATES OF MUSIC FESTIVAL
ing and it is quite possible that sev
eral local people will go up to the
Manitoba capital with 'the Minneapolis
man, so as to Insure the making oi
contracts that will fit in well with the
plans of the Oratorio—namely the
bringing to Grand Forks at the time*
of the 'May Music festival the great
symphony orchestra.
President O. M. Hatcher of the
Oratorio society stated this morning
to an Evening Times representative,
that the dates for holding the festival
here may possibly be changed one
day later so as not to interfere with
the Duluth festival.
been drinking, at Gretna for a day
or two. When the debauch com
menced Willis had $130 on his person,
and when he came to he made the un
pleasant discovery that His roll had
dwindled to but $40. He could ac
count for the shortage in no other
way but that he had been robbed, and
accordingly complained against his
friend McDonald as being the person
most likely ta have separated' him
from his coin. McDonald was taken
to the city ibastlle but the thorough
search which followed revealed, not
$90, tout a paltry .90 cents. He was
Immediately released and went his
way rejoicing.
WILL ENLARGE COTTAGES
All Small Houses at Maple Lake
Owned By W. G. Smith Are to
Be Made Larger.
W. G. Smith returned Sunday night
from Baltimore where he has spent
the past two months visiting his broth
er, Frank Smith. He reports a pleas
ant trip. When asked about the out
look at Maple Lake1 for the coming
season Mr. Smith expressed himself
in no uncertain terms. "I think we
will have a fine season," said he. "In
anticipation of the same we are going
to enlarge every small cottage on
Washington heights—in fact almost
double the capacity. The Landslide
hotel has been leased to Mrs. Tran
dum of this city."
Bargain at Kelseys for this week.
160 acres six miles from East Grand Forks.
All under cultivation. Has a comfortable house
and barn. Will trade for city Property.
LOOK THIS UP
New
Methods
Teeth With
out Plates
Examination Free
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SAYS"
FLIPPIN6 OF
THE TIE
And D. J. Hennessy Will Take
Office of Mayor at Reynolds
—Contest Probable.
It was by the flipping of a silver dol
lar that the tie vote for the office of
mayor of Reynolds was decided on
Monday night. City Auditor O. A. An
derson flipped the dollar, and because
heads showed up, D. J. Hennessy was
made mayor by the city council. Dr.
James 'HalUday, who was the other
candidate for mayor, stated to the
Evening Times this morning over the
telephone that in all probability, a
contest would be entered.
At the election Monday, April 1, the
vote in Reynolds for the office of
mayor was a tie.. Following the elec
tion, it was claimed by the supporters
of Dr. HalUday that Mr. Hennessy
was not a legal resident of the city.
This the supporters of Mr. Hennessy
deny, claiming that Mr. Hennessy has
lived in the First ward of Reynolds
since last September. The First ward
of Reynolds is in Traill county, while
Mr. Hennessy formerly lived in Grand
Forks county.
Dr. Halliday made an objection to
the flipping of a dollar to decide the
tie.
TtlRNER RECITAL ENJOYED
Appreciative Audience Heard Well
Known St Paul Basso Last
Evening.
A quite large and appreciative au
dience filled the auditorium of the
Presbyterian Church last evening, on
the occasion of the appearance of Mr.
E. R. Turner of St Paul, in song re
cital, given as previously advertised,
under the auspices of the Toung Peo
ple's Christian Endeavor society of the
Presbyterian chuch.
The program, being diversified, was
especially pleasing. It consisted ot
vocal eolos, readings and recitations.
Mr. Turner has a deep, well-tonea
voice and in his several selections
showed a thorough training and siib
tilty of expression rarely found in a
heavy voice. Mrs. Vanderhoef's ac
companiments were of their usual
standard of perfection.
Miss Patterson gave two readings,
and the encores showed a deep appre
ciation of talent unalloyed. The vocal
duet by Miss Williams and Miss De
Camp, brought out once again the fact
•that Grand Forks has singers of rare
ability. Their voices blended harmoni
ously, and they received hearty en
cores. Miss Pauline Allen also favor
ed the company with a vocal selection,
in which attracted the genuine ad
miration of those present. Her se
lections have a freshness which finds
ready response In the human heart.
Mrs. Irish presided at the Baldwin for
the vocal duet, which Mrs. Allen of
ficiated during the last number.
YEOMEN WW A PRIZE
Golden Grain Homestead Xo. 264 Won
the Grand Price in the Member
ship Contest.
The Golden Grain Homestead No.
264 of Grand Forks has Just received
a check of $25 from Wm. Koch of
Des Moines, Iowa, as first prize in the
Yeomen lodge membership contest for
all states in the second class. Twenty
or thirty states with their score or
more local homesteads were in the
contest and the honors won by the
Grand Forks homestead were gotten
only by dint of hard work on the part
of the local workers.
Mr. Koch, in enclosing the check
for $25, neatly complimented the lodge
work in this city for their energy and
progressiveness.
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Michael Edward McFarland was
killed this morning in the boiler room
of the Grand Forks Gas and Electric
company. Death resulted from a fall
from a platform ten feet above the
floor of the room, on which the un
fortunate young man was engaged in
oiling an engine.
Mr. McFarland, better known
througout Grand Forks as "Shorty,"
was on the platform when last seen
by his companion worker, Arthur Han
rahan. At about 5 o'clock, Mr. Han
rahan, who was engaged in working
about the room missed Mr. McFar
land. A search was started, and re
sulted in the finding of the dead body
lying on the cement floor of the
room. The victim had been on, the
platform oiling the engine when he
slipped and fell. His neck was brok
en by the fall, and death was instan
taneous.
Following his discovery, Mr. Han
rahan immediately notified the com
pany official®. The remains of the young
man were removed to the Xorman un
dertaking rooms,- where they were to
day prepared for burial.
This morning, Coroner Rounsevell
arrived in the city and an inquest was
held at the city hall. Three witnes
ses, Charles McFarland, Arthur Han
rahan and J. B. Patten were called.
The jury, composed of A. E. McAdams,
OSLO FLOODED BY
WATERS OF RED
RIVER
Ice Gorge Caused Trouble
Starts Seceding This Morn
ing—Still Falling Here.
A raise of eight inches at Oslo be
tween Monday night and this morning
the entire city located north of Grand
Forks on the Soo line was flooded.
At 8 o'clock the watera began to re
cede, and by 12 o'clock, had dropped
five Inches.
A. J. Hilden, mayor of Oslo, stated
that there was two inches of water
covering the .sidewalks in nearly
every part of the city. East of Oslo,
there is a piece of low land, and this
was also flooded, the waters going
back about two miles. Mr. Hilden is
the proprietor of a hardware store,
and the waters were within nine
inches of reaching the floor. The
total raise in the river at Oslo was
about thirty feet.
A huge ice gorge formed two miles
north of Oslo last night, this account
ing for the rapid raise. This seemed
to give way this morning, and no more
trouble is anitcipated.
The river at this point is still go
ing down. Since the high mark was
reached, the drop has been two feel.
Last night the government guage
showed thirty-four feet of water. This
morning there was thirty-four and a
half feet and this noon there was
thirty-three feet of water.
WILL REMJTRENEOICT
Joseph J. Isaacs Left Sunday Sight
for Guthrie, Okla^ Where He Will
Wed Miss Bertha Adler.
Sunday night Joseph J. Isaacs, the
popular cigar man, left Grand Forks
for Chicago, Guthrie, Okla. and other
southern points, expecting to be away
for. several weeks. When he again
sets foot on North Dakota soil. Mr.
Isaacs will have joined the ranks oi
the benedicts, the other party to the
"benediction" being Miss Bertha Adler,
a popular and talented young lady' of
Guthrie.
The wedding will be celebrated on
April 14 .at the home of the young
lady's parents and the honeymoon will
be spent in traveling through the
south.
They will reside in Grand Forks at
319 North Sixth street.
ICE INTACTJT PEMBINA
City Attorney Scott Rex Returned Last
Night From That City—Rise of
Fifteen Feet
City Attorney Scott Rex returned
last night from Pembina where he
spent yesterday on county court mat
ters. He states, that reports of a severe
flood in that vicinity are somewhat,
premature as the ice has not even
broken up. There has been a rise in
the river of about. fifteen feet, but
Pembina is still far removed from the
dangers of a flood. Teams are still
crossing the river on the ice. "If
there is a flood at Pembina," said Mr.
Rex this afternoon, "it is still to
come."
From Pembina to Winnipeg the ice
is still intact.
OPENS BIDSJN APRIL 24
Board of Education Calls For Bids
For That Date—Teachers For
Coming Year.
At a meeting of the board of edu
cation on Monday evening, it was de
cided to call for bids for the construc
tion of the Washington school house.
Plans for the building, as submitted
by Architect Edwards, were accepted
'by the board. The bids will be opened
at a meeting of the board to be held
on April 24.
The teachers and school committee
recommended to the board the en
gaging of certain teachers. There
was a list of about forty submitted.
The committee has only partially com
pleted its work.
Degree of Honor.
There will be a regular meeting of
the Degree of Honor tomorrow even
ing at Odd Fellows' hall. After the
business meeting there will be asocial
for members and their friends.
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IEI FOOT FALL CAUSED DEATH
OF 6fM FORKS MS CO. EMPLOYE
Michael Edwaxti McFarland Meets Instant Peath Early This
Morning in Boiler Rooms—Coroner's Jury Says Plat
form Was in Dangerous Condition.
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C. J. Hurd and Thomas Gray returned
the following verdict:
"We the jury, find that Michael
E. McFarland came to his death at
the gas and electric company
plant in the city of Grand FVrks
on April 9. That he accidentally
fell from a platform which was
smeared with oil and had no
guard rail thereon and was ten
feet anovte the floor of the boiler
room. That said platform was in
dangerous condition by reason of
there being no guard rail there
on."
The victim of this morning's acci
dent was well known throughout the
city. For some time he was employed
by the Great Northern Express com
pany, and he was also with the Da
cotah hotel at one time. He was
short in stature, and for that reason
was generally known as "Shorty."
His father, Charles McFarland, is
chief engineer of the Grand'Forks Gas
and Electric company. The family re
Sides at the corner of Bruce avenue
and Third street, and the deceased is
survived by mother and father, a sis
ter and three brothers. Mrs. W. Clark,
of Jamestown, is a sister, and his
brothers are Thomas, Charles, Jr., and
John McFarland, all of this city. The
funeral arrangements have not been
made as yet. The services will be held
in St. Michael's church.
STATE FAIR SUIT
GOMES UP ON
API. 23
Order to Show Cause Made
Returnable at Bismarck Be
fore Supreme Court.
President A. I. Hunter, of the Grand
Forks State Fair association was to
day served with an order to show
cause before the supreme court at
Bismarck on April 23, why a writ of
mandamus should not issue.
The order is that one in the case ot
the Fargo State Fair association
against the Grand Forks State Fair
association, in which the plaintiff
seeks to secure the permanent loca
tion of the state fair in that city, and
at the same time cut the appropria
tion of $10,000 from this city.
The suit was filed In the supreme
court at Fargo yesterday afternoon,
and the matter was made returnable
for Tuesday, April 23.
G.LELKllpESIDENT
Organization of Mayville Normal
Board of Trustees Perfected—
Torgerson Taltes Seat.
At the meeting of the board of trus
tees of the Mayville normal held this
morning, organization was effected by
the naming of G. L. Elkin president.
Mr. Elkin, who resides at Mayville.
was president of the old board also.
The old board of trustees held a meet
ing yesterday, winding up the business
matters. This morning the new board
met. The retiring members are E.
Meilicke, Casselton A. Seeman of
Hillsboro and Rev. T. Green, of James
town. The new members are Samuel
Torgerson, of Grand Forks M. B.
Cassell, of Hope, and Charles Stude
ness of Hillsboro.
At the session of the board this
afternoon, improvements will be un
der discussion. The board has appro
priations amounting to $45,000 for this
year.
TOOK THE "NELSON CURE"
Helge B. Bustan of Mekihock Went
Through Bankruptcy Proceedings
—Papers Filed Today.
Discharge papers in the bankruptcy
case of Helge B. Rustan, of Mekinock,
were filed today in the office of Clerk
of Court Spaulding. Mr. Rustan was
adjudged a bankrupt by the United
States court at Fargo several days
ago, but papers were filed in Grand
Forks county where the creditors re
side.
DON'T
$1050
Pot w,y
A your winter
clothing before having them
thoroughly cleaned
The Pantorium
Intfalls Hons* Anne*
Phones—861L N. W. 4I5B T. S.
French Dry Cleaning.
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BRUNSWICK
EUROPEAN
Henaepin Avenit
•ad Fowth Street
MINNEAPOLIS. MINN.
RATES
75c., *1.00,
With Detached Bath.
Sl.RO and *2.00,
With Private Bath.
Best Cafe and Buffet
in Gty
PRIVATE DIN INS
BOOMS.
ALL HODQM IHF80VEHENTS
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B-999—A good four-room
house woodsehd and barn
on a 65 ft. lot facing on Washington
street. .We will sell this on easy
terms.
Sfi7flfl B-1002—This is a nlne
7" room thoroughly modern
house In the south end. Only a few
blocks from business center. Full
basement with hot water heating
plant. Reasonable terms.
house
... «-v, corner
lot. A brand new house.
built house in the city.
model hofise. See it if
something good.
£2A()0 B-944—Eight-room
iPGOUU on Walnut 50 ft.
No better
$105(1 B-508—A five-room house
South
50x140 ft. lot. Easy terms. This
is one of the best buys in the city.
six-room
SI600 p-1006—Good
kVlUUU house on Chesmut si
Only one block beyond paving,
ft- l°t. Barn on premises,
little home.
$7200
tjKtfUUV i„
rfcbae 645 Entptu Fin
Don't Overlook
is a
W700
$1050
Here's a
you wanv
Fourth street.
37
nice
B*95l—Hera's a good dou
Me house on South Fourth
street. Choice property for a flrst
class rooming house. Rents for
$70 per month.
$2500
ten-room house
the
North end. City
yater upstairs and downstairs. 50x
140 ft. lot. Large barn on premises.
This property is worth all of $3,000.
We will sell for $2,500 on easy terms
if sold soon.
RUSSELL-HOLLER MILLING GO.
"Easy money" is usually that which
your neighbor makes.
New Shoe Shop
Repairing Neatly Done
Call at 115 N. 3rd Street
or telephone 188-L Tri
State. We will call for
your order.
WM. R0AL. Proprietor.
New York Hotel
and Restaurant
BAIHES0N A I0EM6,: Proprietors
HEALS AT ALL HOURS
ALL DELICACIES OF TBE SEASON
Ope* Dajr Niffct 1 Sleui IhM
406 DeMtra Ave 6KAND RMS
page jive
The mossy yo» mtm now aqrna*
deri*4 waa put Into food Gimad
Forks Best Estate st todays
prices you'woald iooa bs on
the rosd to Independence. In*
v« annate the following select
offerings—
—Seven-room
,uu
on North Fifth street. 50
xl40 ft. lot"
woodshed, etc.
$1250
house
... 50
City water, cellar.
g-"0—Cottage on North
MIXGUU j, ourth street—four rooms.
City water and cellar. Woodshed
on premises. Nice shade trees.
Easy terms.
5"9?5—Small house on
uuv North Seventh street. On
ly two blocks from Great Northern
depot. A snap. The lot above Is
worth $1,000.
$5500 P."473—Thoroughly
Gut Flowers
OF EVERY VARIETY. White
Roses, Lilies of the Valley,
American Beauties and Brides
maids. Floral Designs a Spec
ialty.
FRANK V. KENT ft GO.
Jewelers, Opticians & Florists
Both Phones 525.
We Sell Feed
That Onr Prices are Right you can see by the following!
Cracked Corn, per 100 $ 1.00
Cracked Corn, per ton 19.50
Whole Corn, per 100 .95
Whole Corn, per ton 18.00
Ground Corn and Oats (halt
each), per 100 1.26
Ground Corn and Oats (halt
each), per ton 28.60
Ground Barley, per 100 1 1.09
Ground Barley, per ton 18.00
Oyster Shells, per 100 .71
Grits, per 100 81
Oats, per bushel 40
Baled Hay, laTge bales. JO
Whole Wheat, clean, per 100.. 1.86
SPECIAL PRICES Ilf CAB LOTS.
We Boy Seed and Feed flnli of all Kinds at Highest Prices.
O. J. BARNES CO.
Grand Forks, N. D.
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modern
nine-room house on Bel­
mont avenue. Hot water heating
plant. A splendid home.
$fi00 B-1007—Small house on a
.7"!™ 50 ft. lot in South end.
$100 down, $20 per month. A very
nice little home.
$1700 B-886—Six-room house on
•pXfUU North Fourth street. 50 ft.
lot.
C7SH This amount buys a lOOx
140 i0t
on
Belmont
avenue.
$4500 B-986—A fine modern sev
iprtfuu en-room bouse on Chest
nut street on a choice 75x140 ft. cor
ner lot.
$400 ?uys
a
50x140 ft. corner
lot on Walnut street. $25
down, $10 per month.
$350
For 50
ft-
lot
on Cotton-
MpMJU wood street.
E. J. LANDER & CO.
THE FLOUR THAT ALWAYS
A E S O O E A
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