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$ sr fl Thortlaraon Heads Mwlliv. Soiveig Thordarson has been chos en president of the University .Medi cal society. Other officers arc: John Moore, vice president Herbert James, treasurer Elmer liuncuck. .secretary. Schools Observe Anniversary. Schools of the city and Grand Forks caunty in general will observe the ti.ii- Odd Follows' Meet ins. 'i/i An important incetinK of Surnia lodge No. I. it. ii. I'\, will be held1 at" Odd Fellows' hull at 7:30 o'clock tonight There will bo work In tho. patriarchal and golden rule degrees. llw-nUi.il t'luli llancr. Ilacotah ''lull dame in tin- usual place tomorrow i'\enin. Music Vinley's live-piece nr.li"s ra. Tills will bo the last dance before Lent.-•• Adv. McCoy Convocation Speuker. .Rev. air. F. M. Mcl'.,y was the speaker at convocation at. .Viker's business nlb«e today, .speukins on •The Royal Koad Through Life." I'ylhiHtis Celebrate. The Grand Forks lodge of the Kn as el at fiftieth anniversary of the founding of their order Thursday night with a special program. An interesting pro-, gram was given, followed by a social session. Auction Sale. Tuesday, March I'.rd. at one o'clock Bharp, at my farm one mile north of Cashel, stock and farm machinery, I'd Jiead of registered shorthorn cattle during thif Vftth pedigree and health certilicate. Carl Fischer, owner. R. A. Long, auc tioneer.—-Adv. tOagles* Dance. After the business meeting Friday, y-ijbruary "0, the Eagles will hold an Informal dance from ft to 11' a I icni pire hall. All those who attended •our last dance are cordially invited to attend. Admission tr» lady, Tile 'So one f.irce comedy. of Fifty Years Ago," to be given this evonlngr in tho auditorium of the .St. Michael's church at 8 o'clock. Gen eral admission 10 cents. Children are especially invited to attend with their parents.—Adv. Molennr Speaks Tonight. An address by Prof. Molenar of the East Grand Forks high school will be the chief feature of the meeting of the Young People's society of the First Lutheran church at the church President Worst parlors this evening. A musical pro- '°1!ge was also tscorod gram will also be given. Four X. I. Patent--. Four patents have been issued to Korth Dakota inventors during the1, last week. They are: G. W. Aurin-i frer, New Rocki'ord. igniting device tliis evening to carry the crowd to theiinR TELEGRAPHIC INQUIRY FAILS TO CONFIRM THE APPOINTMENT OF DOYLE Telegraphic inquiry at Wash ington fails to substantiate the rumor that Joseph Doyle lias been nominated liy PrcMident Wil son an United States mamhal for •North Dakota. The Associated Press, in re sponse to an Inquiry, stated that the name had not been submitted. 4% on Savings Compounded Farmers and Mechanics Savings Bank Grand Forks, North Dakota Open Saturday Evenings t: .•? The Gty In Brief Mimdh .Miy-t TaniKlil. A staled communication of Acacia lodge, A. F. and A. M., will lie held At tile Masonic hall at 8:30 o'clock this evening. -MILITANT MARY- Life's- buta drearn" Well, if- that's -so some-old' qirl's roll-I'll-TAKE And-then before the-copvrush-on JUST- PINCH MYSELF-AND 1 niversary of the birth of George Washington with appropriate exor cises this afternoon. WAKE W»V|. WVfcj GUARDS APPEAR IN UNIFORM (.rand Forks Citizen soldiers Will Wear I'iiII War I'aint at. Ilaiiee Monday Ninht. Tlu \vi,rk of .*erviti« out uniforms! I lie members of the irand Forks tn.fejiin,- yun e»tnpmiy was completed! at Vie regular nueiiiiK held Thursday I iiiulit and for the lirsi (itnc .Uie, .sol-j (iicrs turned out in all (lifir war] pa The imifomi.u are olive drab in color, tli bronze buttons. The trousers lace at the bottom a,t)d are worn with canvas leggin.s. The' 'first public exhibition of the new uniforms will be given next. .Mon day night at tile military ball to be given by the company at which the members will wear their new "togs" IClaborate preparations arc being made fur this affair, and it is expected thai, it will be one of the pleasantest cial functions which have been held season. HATTON FARMERS HOLD MEET Co-Operative l-.'xrlinnges Kinlorsed and Fargo Poller Scored, at- Ses sion Last Night. C.i-opera live farming was dificuesed of lhe M. Krdman. Bueyrus, door check Frank Feme, Kenmare, tooth brush holder O. J. Miller, iiurdsville, grain. ,, joor. upport the co-opera- those present tive exchange. The meeting also passed a resolu tion condemning tile Fargo city au thorities for not removing Chief Bing ham from the police force, on account of his alleged infinite to the farmere at the recent meeting of the Tri-State Grain Grower.s' association. The resolution provided for the withholding of all patronage from Far go as the result of the rumpus. the agricultural by a number speakers. SINK CONTEST TOM Four Classes at State University to Compete for $50 Prize Offered by Alumnus. 1 Four classes at the state university will compete in the fourth annual Special Oar Service. Carney song content Which is sched Special street cars will be'provided nIe1 t0 be lleU! This Six Room House from an Investment Standpoint Will Return 10% Net It is a six room frame structure on brick founda tion and modern except heat, situated in a good residence section quite close in. Our price is $2200 (easy terms if desired). The property rents for $25 a month—$300 a year. Al lowing $80 for taxes, insurance and repairs—which amount is more than sufficient—wil leave $220 net or 10% on the investment. This is absolutely one of the best bargains in our list. B-165& Stol Estate Department E. J. Lander & Co. Grud Fork*. N, D. S at 8 o'clock this even- at the university. Carney song contest at the university, A prize of $.50 donated by C. E. A special car will arrive at the insti- Carney. 1 ft0-4, will be given to the tution at 7:45 o'clock and another!class making the best showing in cho one at S o'clock. The regular schedule jrus singing. "Alma Mater" must be will be run as usual. Extra cars will I included in the program of each ho at the university following the con test also to accommodate the town people. This contest iK free to every one and it is expected that a large xiumber will attend. freshmen .Morrill Cook. Four songs will be sung by each class. President F. I,. MeVey will preside at the contest, and the judges will be H. A. Knyeart and Raymond Leek of Wesley college, and Mrs. R. D. Campbell. Merry to Canada. Corporal Henning of the Xorthwest rrn Mounted Police left for Canada today, taking with him Ernest Merry, alias Lester Smith. charged with stealing a team of horses near North I'ortal, Sask.. last evening. SAYS NOT i'll/rv. Chicago, Feb. 20.—William Cheney Ellis, former Cincinnati leather mer chant, pleaded not guilty at the op ening of his trial here on the charge of murdering his wife at the Sherman hotel here last October. Your Spare Dollars invested in stock of The (irund Forks Building & Ixxut Ass'n. will earn a good Income, and will serve am a reserve fund which can be used at any time. 28th series of stock now avail able for subscription. This stock has never earned less than six per cent. Full particulars at QuP,Pn of or'f FORMALLY OPEN ,. Attending were numerous physi cians of the city, their wives and oth ers interested in the welfare of the hospital. During the evening there was music and a general inspection of the build ing, with luncheon being served. class. The classes have elected the fol lowing leaders for the contest: Se- guests of Mother Superior Stanislaus niors. Miss Kva Rorke juniors. John and the sisters were, immensely well Moore sophomores, Herman Wolff: pleased with it. The new building is one 01 tiie finest nurses' homes in the northwest and DEAN FRENCH TO SPKAK. St 1 Secretary's Office 416 DeMers Are. TRACING ITS ORI<. Mttle Dvilai-rWnare did your new parmaol soma .from? Little Elaie-r-I. think my papa must have made it from one of the rlba at his "iiHIi A.B. RHEINHART Hardware s" Oppoatu Bom DarnMfc. !•»*. 8t Ond Hark* H.». A THE EVENING TIMES. THREE FEET OF SHOW GIRL'S LOVELY RED HAIR SHE'LL SELL FOR $5,000 CASH Diane Oate. •New York, Feb. 20.—On the first day of .May Miss Diane Oste, famous for her long abundant red liair, will surrender three feet of the same to W iliiam Hepner, the wigmaker, and receive for it the .sum of $5,000 in cash. Mis« Oslo |,„ „u :ln •'Th7 n,,e^' VL vr ®ho"' S'rI ,tlle Movies," reached ure. And she needs the hair, her decision only after long deliher- Miss Oste stated that the three 5(.'0lthe n't "lf1 ,offer 1°. the n,lre her waa fept foui" St Mirhaf»1'«s Nltrcpc Hnm« iie,d riome Ol. xviicnaei S lNurseS Sce-of Thursday Evening. The formal opening of the newly completed nurses' home of St. Mi chael's hospital took place last even ins'. a reception being tendered to friends of the institution. w"s Dr. II. E. French, dean of the medi- world, that North Dakota raised 59 cal college at the state university, will i5S8.000 bushels more of wheat in deliver a lecture at Drake, N. D., Sar-|190! than did Minnesota, instead of urday afternoon before a combined 13,318.000 bushels less, as published gathering of teachers and parents. He iin December, 1909. A further study will talk on "The Backard Child." of the "Crop Reporter" shows that 1' roni there he will leave for t'hica- the department of agriculture admit go, where he will attend the meeting ted their error, for we find in future of the Association of American Modi- tabulations of crop yields that the' cal colleges, which will take place in census figures have been adopted in the latter city next week. While in toto. In short this ponderous ag Chicago he will attend also the meet- gregation for the diffusion of mlsin ing of the Council of Education of the formation calmly, deliberately and American Medical association. Dr. \vith every indication of liking it French expects to return to the unl- swallowed' a 60,000,000-bushel error \ersky in about a week. without the but£iiig of an" official eye POINTED PARAGRAPHS. 4 Cannot Secretary I^ane see his I ,vogue lu way clear to offer Colonel Goethais1 a lucrative position in the govern ment radium mines? The favorite indoor sport of see ing the first robin is about to be started by those who that usually a few around all winter. never noticed robins stick About the only day Huerta seems not to have made a bank holiday is the -ftth of February. asjprice, & The identity of the buyer of Miss Oste hair is hidden in Mr. Hepner's contract. This secrecy ts a part of the bargain. But this much Miss Oste knowB—the woman, who Is now abroad, is a well known first-nighter N'ew. j| York and is famous for her cnt*rtamments of an eccentric nat would not be missed by her. Shi feet of her hair, also announced that she would give tir" party on ind up with off by Mr. gold-handled and kept by Miss BUREAU'S ESTIMATE OF CROP VALUES BUNGLED (Continued from Page 1.) In December, lti09 the department of agriculture at Washington stated i" the "Crop Reporter"—the official organ of the department—that the of wheat in Minnesota 8prlnS for 1909 was 94.oso.ooo bushels and 90,702,000 bushels in North Dakota, ilt should be remembered that this' I was the same year for which the cen ,sus enumerators gathered crop stat istics in the spring of 1910 and that I tiie agricultural, department derives its information from the guesses of a few correspondents, while the census officials actual#, visited and talked with every farmer in both states. In March, 1912, when the final figures of the census bureau for the crop of 1909 became available, it was found that the yield of wheat In Minnesota for that year was only 57,094 bushels instead of 94,080,000 bushels as for merly published'broadcast by the de partment of agriculture, and that the yield in North Dakota for the same year was 116.782,000 bushels instead of 90,762,000 as published at the same time. These figures show errors' of 33,668,000 bushels in favor of Minne sota and 26.020,000 bushels unfavor able to North Dakota, showing, nearly three years after the falso statement sent broadcast throughout the O a I smooth ivorlilngs oi bureaucratic incom'pe tence. The methods pf gathering statistics In in the state department are by the same thorough ness as those of the census enumera tors, each farmer being personally seen and interviewed under oath by T. 1 aracteri':el The gangsters of New York are|thf county assessors, the spelling Mayor Mitchels name with 'abulated result being forwarded to two "Is' and leaving out the',tho commissioner--of agriculture and I labor by the various county auditors. These figures show the actual amount of grain raised during the crop year preceding that of the assessor's visit and the actual acreage planted for the current year Thus, while the state department Is not yet in pos session of the yields for 1913, it has exact figures on the acreage planted, and, on the basis of an average crop for 1913, which is now conceded to have been harvested, can figure to a bushel the amount, produced for the whole state. Talking then the acre age figures gathered by our assessors and the government figures for the It is to be hoped that before it is too late, President Wilson will anionii )iis bill to make the violators of the anti-trust laws personally lia IK--^W5S' A'VETSiEK"* Slit™ yi«M P«f acr. and soon as they enter the penitentiary. which the. reader can see at a giance are cons.erva.tlve arid reason able for North Dakota, the following interesting results appear, and If they do not justify the statement that North Dakota hajs again been handed a lemon by the 'alleged "government experts," then figures mean nothing, twater will run ^phill and President Wilson is a stalwart republican. The items enumerate are exactly the same as those t^pbn which the gov ernment bases ita ilbel, which gives to Minnesota the sixth place in value I of the crops named, and to North Da kota the twentyiHieQond "place. By all the rules of equity 'And honor the rel ative positions 'should be re-/sreed, and .then some.|n:: three' years—per haps—a revision along these lines may be adopted oa". the government's official figures.' Here is the state ment Crop- Wheat .... Flax ...... Oats Barley Rye Corn Tame hay Prairie hay Potatoes ••v *'5 *^\VVVWVWVWVtf'lAAru-|A' East Gtaad Forks 6KCEST DAY Of FARM CROP SHOW Meetings at Three Different Places Necessary to Ac commodate Crowds. VINCENT SPEAKS ON BALED HAY PLATFORM Will Address Three Audi ences Tonight—Develop ment Ass'n. Formed. (Times Special Sen-ice.) Crookston, Minn., Feb. 20.—Crook ston today is entertaining the largest crowd of visitors in its history. The lant day of the Farm Crops show brought an unusually large number of northern Minnesota residents to the city, making it necessary to hold meetings at three different places. Ada sent the largest delegation to day. A special train, carrying over 400 people, arrived in the city from that place early this morning. Other trains coming into the city were load ed to the guards, and several of them were forced to carry passengers in the baggage car. President Geo. E. Vincent of the Minnesota university and E. Dana Durand, former director of the Unit ed States census bureau, are the prin cipal epeakers today. Vincent Addresses Street Crowd. President Vincent was forced to speak this morning at an over-flow meeting on the street. The opera house, where he spoke, this morning, was crowded, and, when the meeting was closed, there were a large num ber of farmers on the street demand ing a short address from Dr. Vincent. Several bales of hay were piled up on the street, and Dr. Vincent mount ed them and addressed the crowd for a few minutes. Dr. Vincent will be the speaker at tonight's meeting. In order that every one may hear him, meetings will be held at the opera house, tne city hall and one of the exhibition halls. While Dr. Vincent is speaking at one, a musical program will be given at the others. Durand Speaks. In his address this morning. Dr. Durand spoke of the Increase in agri cultural pursuits as compared to the increase in population. During the ten years from 1900 to 1910, there was un increase of but five per cent in the agricultural field, while the population increased twenty-one per cent. At the meeting yesterday afternoon, the Minnesota Red River Valley ,Farm Development association was formed. Tho special committee, ap pointed to draw up plans, recom mended immediate organization and suggested a list of officers. The: or ganization was, then, formed and the officers nominated declared' elected. Ten Counties Included. Estimated Value of North Dakota Crops, ltis. Price per bu. No, bushels or tons. .105.884,107 .. 7,188,214 .. 57,563,871 .. 40,525,045 .. 2,076,66* .. 9,886,188 397,6(9* .. 1,600,000* .. 6.629.I98 Jr.V Tons. .4.f A The above estimate is baaed upon the ment estimate entire country. »verag«d over The counties included in the organ ization are: Clay, Becker, Norman,' Polk, Mahnomen, Red Lake, Penning-^ ton, Roseau, Marshall and Kittson. The officers elected are as follows: President—Leslie Welter, Moor head, Clay county. Vice President—Dan Robertson, Argyle, Marshall county. Treasurer—H. L. Wood, Warren, Marshall county. Secretary—C. G. Selvig, Crookston, Polk county. Kxeoutive Board. T. M. Greene, Hallock, Kittson county. Tim Chilten, Fraxee, Becker county. P. B. Gaas, Red Lake Falls, Red Lake county. C. H. Pitkin, Thief River Falls, Pennington county. or ton. •7S4 1.20 .392 .517 .624 .691 10.00 6.00 .MT 1913 as given to' the county assessors. The" yMdHper acre is the gorern- «*eh erop a averaged by their statisticians le prlce is the government estimate tor each stln counter. if MI'.i Value. 9 77.718.9S4.5S 8.626.856.80 22,661,117.43 21,761,*49.16 1,815,966.63 6.461,206.90 1.976.690.00 9,600,000.00 4.664.292.90 9166.666.212.24 cropped the spring of *fX v- 5 S !g©mc@ The New Silk For Coats, Skirts and Suits It is indeed hard to attempt to put into words the beauty and effectiveness of the new Regence silk. Possessing a soft appealing luster and at the same time a firm, substantial body, it provides the wearer with a fabric of uttermost beau ty, and at the same time one of service. The shadings are soft and blend with the newest tones of the trimmings. In width It is 36 inches wide—Silk Section.' $3.00 the Yard DAINTY DRESSES For All Afternoon and Evening Occasions There has seldom been a season when the styles have been more adapted to the soft, delicate fabrics of the dress creator. The dainty caught-up, bustle, draped and overskirt effects are worked out with a gracefulness of lines that is appealing to every eye. Our new dresses represent some of the choicest of the designers art. Descriptions are inadequate. We will be pleased to show you these garments. $18.50 to $45.00 The Ontario Store X. J. Nelson, Kast Grand Forks, Polk county. Klncted Officers. At the regular- monthly meeting last night of the Mendenhall Sunday school teachers, the following officers were elected: Superintendent, Mrs. J. H. McNicol: secretary, James Fiers treasurer, Charles Fiera: pri mary superintendent, Mrs. F. L. Cor liss junior superintendent, Lila Mo beck intermediate superintendent, Anee Pender adult superintendent, Dr. C. E. Coles. Attending Conference. Stephen Zipoy, Alvin Mobeck, Hiram Dangerfield and Charles Flers will leave tonight for Bemidll where they will represent the Mendenhal. Presbyterian Sunday school at a boys' conference which will be held there tomorrow and Sunday. Go to Twin Cities. Miss Josie Larson and Miss Theresa Thoreson left yesterday for Minne apolis and St.. Paul where they will spend several days visiting friends. Miss Larson is to do tiie spring buy ing for a Grand Forks millinery store. Goes to Crookston. Dr. C. E. Coles, pastor of the Men denhall Memorial Presbyterian church left this, noon .for Crookston where he will attend to Presbyterian busi ness matters. Give Party. Rev. Father Klinhammer, who leaves the latter part of the month on a European trip, was the guest of honor at a party given last night by a number of the members of his parish. B'ather Klinkhammer leaves next week for New York. Surprise Mr. Wolfe. Supt. H. E, Wolfe of the local .*-i tr over crop, the also .» ft-* tMnh? 31* Central Station Power Will Cost You Less Power costs are not problematical if you have CEN TRAL STATION ELECTRIC SERVICE. It as sures you definite rates, absolute reliability of ser vice and adequate power at the least possible cost Economy and efficiency in power service are as im portant as economy and efficiency in other depart ments of your business. If your present power is not electric it will pay you to telephone 376 and ask our representative to call with facts and figures, -s- The interview will cost nothing but a few moments of your time and may be worth many dollars to you. RedRiverPowerCo. South Third St., Grand Forks iv i-ss- i-i J! •V FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 1914. 1 Mah- A. J. Anderson, Mahnomen, nomeii county. A. D. Van Sickle, Warren, Mar shall county. Mike Holm, Roseau, Roseau county. H. F. Sprung, Ada Norman county. A. H. Costa in, Moorhead, Clay county. schools was surprised last night by the members of the schoo faculty. The occasion was the. anniversary of Mr. Wolfe's birthday, and the party was given in the auditorium of the high school. Is Much Improved. Mrs. C. Vourig, who has been un dergoing treatment at the Deaconess hospital for some time,' yesterday was removed to her home in this city. She is reported very much Improved. Returns to Erakinc. Miss Pearl Hiler, who has been vis iting in this city at the home of her brother, L. B. Hiler, returned to the home of her parents at Erskine, Minn. Returns to Montana. J. L. McCann, who has been in the city for a couple weeks vlBiting Mrs. McCanna. has returned to Oswega, Mont. rs, McCanna was formerly Mise Alma Opsahl. t' fi'i 1 $ on Savings Interest Compounded Quarterly J** wj 4 nr-f ^"i .v -2'¥a j: v.-""1'* I"