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3& zx /M!f» liy-l 1^-, .-e, if $ i, *. !?.•••••," PAGE TWELVE. Com itteeNa med fe,To Probe Prices Of Food All Classes Represented on Body Will Conduct Inves tigation A.G.,Sorlie, Head :X of Merchants' Association, 5 Says Prices Here Are the 'fy Natural Result of Nation al Conditions and That There is No Organized Price Fixing. committee representing the pub lic and dealers in various branches of retail goods in the city, has been qhosen to conduct the investigation of the high cost of living in Grand Forks and determine whether or not retail ors in the city are profiteering. The committee was named by Mrs. R. H. Sprague. who has recently been appointed by Dr. E. 'P. Liadd, of Parr go. state food commissioner, as one •of the state food inspectors, and will have charge of the investigations here. £1111111111111111111111 I ,i 1 Committee Named. 'The food retailers will be repre sented by George H. Wilder, T. P. McElroy, H. H. Wilson and Roy Car ter. W, A. -Odell and E. F. Kneeland ^ill represent- dry goods retailers. Mrs. George Jauss will represent the housewives, and Mrs. Tracy R. Bangs and H. L. Wood, the public. T. A. Swiggum will represent the local wholesalers, and E. G. Kelt, organized labor. Mrs. Sprague will represent DAN g.'JWT'y^ PSS '.vr^ In the City the food commission. The duty of this comm(|tee, according to orders received1 from state headquarters, is to visit the stores of the city and get their prices on various standard grades of stock. A report of this in vestigation will be forwarded to the state food commission, and fair price lists will be made on the basia of these reports from all over the state. The board will act under the orders of the United States Attorney General Palmer. No Price-Fixing. Says Sorlie. Just what amount of profiteering is being carried on in this city, it is impossible to estimate just at pres ent, it was said. In speaking of the investigation today, A. G. Sorlie, presi dent of the Merchants' Credit associ tion of Greater Grand Forks said that in his opinion the high cost of prod ucts was the natural outcome of the present unsettled conditions through out the country, and that the same conditions were to be found every where. Grand Porks is no better or worse than practically every other city of its size in the country he said. "One thing, however, I am satisfied with," Mr. Sorlie said, "and that is that there has been nonorganized ef fort among the merchants or dealers in this city to fix prices. The regula tions of the association, to which practically every merchant in both cities belongs, do not warrant any fix ing of prices, and nothing of this kind has been done here." GENERAL IS GtTEST. Montreal. Aug. 21.—Sir Arthur Cur rie, commander-in-chief of the Ca nadian military forces during the war, was the guest of the city today. Thousands choered as he rode through flag-bedecked streets. 11111111111111111111111'. New Suits New Coats New Dresses New Skirts New Blouses Our stocks were never so complete at this season of the year. Our advice is to buy noT. Prices will be higher later. A Visit to the Market Centers Convinces Us You Should Buy Early ^imuiniiiHuiiinuiiiiniimiiiiniiiiiiHiiiiiHumniHinnHnniiHinuumminHS la SAFETY FIRST Stop! Look! Listen! Stop wasting your EARNINGS—look out for that RAINY DAY—listen to wise counsel, and open a SAVINGS account! There's danger ahead for the man who squan ders time and money through his active years, to face old age dependent. Make the acquaintance of our SAVINGS de partment TODAY! A DOLLAR will start you on the upward track! The FIRST NATIONAL BANK GJRANT FORKS, Iff. 0. FOUN DED IN 1879 /•£&•••• 'ii«v A-:'*1.' wSTte LY FpOTWEAR? Where1 gooff shoes have been sold since 1882 1 f-W u.V.'i S. A. DRIVE PROGRESSING soy ,i Surplus Donations to Other Causes Are Swelling Building Fund. With Red Cross refund subscrip tions being turned over to the Salva tion Army campaign being conducted the Elks, the drive is progressing smoothly, although a few more will be needed before the complete fund of $25,000 for the erection of a Sal vation Army citadel has been raised. About (5,000 over-subscription to the Red Cross has been turned back to the donors and many firms and in dividuals are giving this surplus to the Salvation Army fund. About half of the subscription for the July 4 cele bration is to be turned back to ttiose who supported the affair and a part of this money has already been prom ised to swell the fund of the Salvation Army. County returns on the success of the drive have been slow in doming in but it complete report is expected from county districts by the end of the week. Owing to the fact that farmers and others have £en extremely busy with the harvest and threshing, the drive in the county was rather slow. PATHFINDERS LEAVEHUDAY Cars Were Solicited Today For Booster Tour Next Thursday, Pathfinders for the second Grand Porks Commercial club booster trip next Thursday, will leave Grand Forks Friday morning. The pathfinders are E. J. Lander, W. A. Collins and W. G. McDonald. Representatives of the Commercial club solicited cars in the city today for the big booster trip planned for next Thursday. The route outlined for the trip fol lows: Grand Forks to Drayton, to Pembina. including intermediate towns, crossing to Minnesota, side at St. Vincent, Hallock, Donaldson. Argyle. Warren, Alverado, Oslo, Grand Forks. It is estimated that some fifty cars will make the proposed trip as those who made the first and longer trip a a a a this one-day tour and many others have signified their interest in the I tour. I CITY BUDGET IS PREPARED Preparation of the city budget for the new fiscal year, which opens Sep tember 1, has been begun by City Au ditor W. H. Alexander. At present Mr. Alexander is work ing on the computation of the appro priation which will be necessary for the city's share of paving costs during the coming year. Informal meetings of the various committees and of the council as a whole will be held during the next week for the purpose of ascertaining the needs of the various city depart ments and framing the appropriation bill, which will be passed at the regu lar September meeting of the council. This meeting will be held Tuesday, September 2. Monday. September 1. the regular date for the meeting, be ing Labor day, and therefore a legal holiday. District Commander To Examine Recruits Here Friday Morning Colonel L. C. Bennett, commander of the Aberdeen recruiting district, will arrive in Grand Forks Friday morning for the purpose of examining six applicants for enlistment. All enlistments for all branches of the air service were stopped this morning on receipt of orders from the war department at the local recruiting office. Specially qualified applicants for the air service may still make ap plication at the office here with a view to being recommended to fill vacan cies that may occur in this branch of service. Musicians may now apply for en listment for service in Panama, Ha waii, or the Philippine islands. Commander Hancock. Resigns Office In Washington Society Commander John Hancock of Washington. D. C., formerly a resi dent of Grand Forks, has resigned his position as president of the "North Dakota State Association of Washing ton. D. C. The association whose membership comprises North Dakota people who are now residing in Washington, is purely a social organization. It is laying plans for a North Dakota pic nic in Washington September 5. I Commander Hancock who is visiting his father Henry Hancock in Grand Forks, recently resigned his com mission in the navy and expects it to take effect within a few weeks. Fall Footwear Models are now here. Beautiful stylish styles built oyer the long graceful slender lines so much in vogue. Special mod els for very small ankles. Cuban, Mil-' itiary arid Louis heels. gjgj,.. 'rife hm. GRAND FORKS HERALD. THURSDAY, AUGUST 21.1019. LET US DEVELOPS YOUR FILMS v. -v Great Northern Aggregation Strong After Game With Independents. The Grand Forks Great Northern! baseball aggregation is exceedingly' "peeved" that the Independents have ignored two challenges for a game to be played at Dacotah park next Sun day. One challenge was issued through the press and another one verbally, according to Manager Col lins of the'G. N. outfit. Manager Collins stated this after noon: "We challenge the Independents! to play our Great Northern team on the local diamond next Sunday or any! I ov REPAIRING NOW READY first Printing 40 Car-Loads The largest edition tyat published of any novel. The gnatat stoijr ever written by the most popular author Harold Bell Wright This new Ozark story of fie and love is sweet and appealing with pathos, and vibrant with die local color of die mystic en chanted Ozaiks—The Shepherd of the HiBs country. •i TRAINMEN AGAIN 1 MAKE CHALLENGE THE RE-CREATION OF BRIAN KENT IIlustratioD* in Colors by St. John The story is rich in philosophy, charming description, and masterful in the character creations of Brian Kent, Auntie Sue, Judy and Betty Jo—they arc actual Eving human beings. The dramatic action is thrilling and intense with the skillful visualiza tion of the dash and conflicts of the invisible forces of life. The story is as clean and wholesome and invigorating as die pure atmosphere of the out-of-doors of God's unspoiled world of the Ozark hills. Cloth, Red and Gold, 12mo, $1*50 BOOK DEPT. LOT I—CHOICE $1.40 LOT n—CHOICE 70c II Hi 'i i"'1 1 '."i'lii,!! itrTJjSSJMU* Tib—« C». x" The On Two Specials of Vast Importance in the Basement We place on sale our entire stock of children's gingham dresses—, Special on' ladiefe' aprons. They are made from the best materials plaids, stripes and plain.' Values which sold as high as J2.39. Ages'2 to 14, in ginghams and percales plains and fancy. Our regular other date that can be arranged be tween Us. We have a team that is full of pep and like Hughie Jennings, always playing. Now, we would like to take on the Independents if they feel lucky, but if they are leary of taking the diamond against our nine, all well and good and we claim to be the city champions and the repre sentative team of the city." The Great Northern nine is com prised of strong players who would give the Independents a strong go. Collins declares that the Independents seem to think a game with the G. N.'s would be a one-sided affair. "We are sure showing up this Inde pendent outfit if they won't play us, and if they will, we will sure put up a game that will make the players and fans know what baseball really is," saye Collins. The lineup of the challenging team follows: J. Buck, ss. F. Hansen, 3rd F. Collins, 1st E. Doland, rf R. Buck. If W. Sandbring, 2b F. Wen ner, cf P. Telle, c.. and C. Blegen, p. Blegen was formerly pitcher "for the New Rockford nine, one of the fast est semi-pro teams..in the state. .MM,.',/ v' ivy w.«esfs. ^3-« ,4 «.$ .1 «. WASH SUITS FOR SMALL BOYS The styles are particularly lows from two to seven years of age. Threshing Reports From County Are Slow In Coming In. Wheat yield's on many of the farms in this county will be one half of those of a year agp and in other sections the yield will be even smaller judging from well scattered reports received here today. John W. Scott of Gilby will get a little better than half as much wheat this year as he received a year ago .from the same field which includes some sixty-Rye to seventy acres, he states. A year ago 2,298 bushels of wheat were threshed from this field and .this i! I j|j j-ljj r. i' ji'1 r'j j'|l For, our exclusive patented process .cuts out bite and parch and lets the man with the touchiest tongue simply smoke the roof off the house! tiMan, man, what a wad of smokesport there's stored in that P. A. package that's addressed directly to you!' €§909r» ptwcnem pmntm Cff$tm rrrT'**"" *r1"r**L-*"t— —1|MMACwndorwuh rr-frrt nntfrtiw R. Jf Reyi|oldt Tobacco CompVanyr ^intton-Salem, N. C. EVENING EDITION. SHOP BY MAIL— WE PLEASE' These are two piece suits made up of pretty washable materials in assorted colors and patterns. The Styles Are Good good Exceptional Values We are offering them at less than the cloth would cost in most cases. Let us show them to you. 50c, 75c, 95c $1.25 and $1.95 SECONJP FLOOR $2.29 grade. Choice for Friday and Saturday. HALF YIELD NEAR G1LBY ig?' taiSSS urnur s»rf trmtf tr one atr DRESSMAKING Hemstitching Braiding Embroidering and Plaiting MRS. A. T. STINSON 407 Belters Ave. Both Phone* 919-& Ytingcan't hits you so fair and square. It's a scuttle full of real and true jimmy pipe sunshine and as satisfying as it is delightful! Ifs never too late to hop the fence into the Prince Albert pleasure-pasture! For, P. A. is trigger-ready to give you more tobacco fun than you ever had in your smokecareer. That's because it has the quality Ipits flavor and its fragrance so enticing. }tl ^And, quick as you know Prince Albert you'll write1 it down that P. A. did not bite your tongue or parch your throat OU help cut- BSSfi? loose joy'us remarks every time you flush your smokespot with Prince Albert—it mm for little fel year the yield on the same field was only 1,252 bushels, according to Mr. Scott's report. Although this example is not typical of the entire county it illustrates what is true on many fields. With threshing fairly well along in Grand Forks county it is still impos sible to get definite statistics for a general report of the entire county yield. that makes And, it never will Ml Is1'J if IT, "W feir v.: wHi#* v^vV.v,. •., flga£. mi. m- fc I icf* "1 'I If iff! W i«Vf lljl, £r 11/ V: I t?