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$ 4 I nines, director general of tfcb rallr road*. of th« United. &tat«a, today pro posed a basis d'H settlement In two Bults instituted fcy the raUro*4«' operating: in Worth Dakota,'. invorVlrt* w»e Payment of a portion of the Wi* asserted agaiaftt'thp railroad*' In'the 8tj«e in W17.«fld 1918. Mr. ^Bw'trtfo^osItion hMlftfen ftiifc nvlttefl to. ov£i?y County In North Da *otas^ inutile^foVnv of-' an application fr an aV&temehC of tAx«a, propofflBK l«yment h^.the railroads of one-half of .the arrvpunt: involved in the. suits. County Adams ....... Barnes' Benson Killings ..... Bowman Bottineau ... Burleigh Burke Cass Cavalier Dickey ...... Divide Dunn Eddy Bmmons .... Foster ...... Grand Fork* Grant ,. .. Griggs ...... Golden Vailey H(!ttiT!ger\ ... Kidder ....... JaMoure .. Tvognn'/ McLean McHenry McKtfnzie ... Mcintosh Mercer Mbuntraill ... Morton ...... Nelson ...... Oliver '2., Pierc.e .., Pembina Hams»e & •••&'' -.ate* J-*!" tv. EDITION. -'i "5 nes Today Proposes Basis Settlement in Two Suits 11 application In ihe .two sults, hearings on whieli aro achadttwd to be resumed tomor-' row in Si.' Paul before the referee, Mias Mkthea Nymon. ot ,-E^rgo, J2 152,113,41 JH. Involved, fyalu«.. vtHe director pcneral proposing the payment* of $1, C76.072.13 as q, basis for dismissing the BUitB. S J', The" railroads contend that In l#i'7 pnri 1-81S the state board of equaliza tion Increased the Valuation of rail roads beybnd the ..Valuations fixed on other classes of property,--and that the Increased valuation operated to throw an excess tax burden on the railroads. *7 The following t|iUe was coibpil«d jlis^hiivrepresentativea of the-Director General of Railroads and of the. rnilwaycompCnlM, and sho%fc the amount ot taxes asse»jed in aach county agtUnat the four principal railrods of the atate and shows also the'amounts paid by.the companies and the amounts in dispute. .. .. .V-,- Statement of taxes for l917 and l918'on the. railroad property of the Great'Northern Railway Company, the Northern Pacific Railway Company, the Minneapolis,- Si.'iPaul Ste Marie Railway Company and the Chicago, MUwaukfce&St. Paul Railway Company. 1 7 Amounts Amount Levied ,'vt- Paid ....... 231.B98X3 lMi379.76 190,628.18 1?7^)82.13 49,605.84 •!?Sj83,07d.l23 96,800,78 #8.786.16 187.715.70 ......... 66,587,22 59,254.09 89.296.88 125,562.90 38,208.62 119,586.30 285.642.50 53,318.96 30,616.25 68,584.58 166,969.46 231,997.57 110.059.68 w. 88,994.08 •.. .f... V. 105,260.14 118.044.24 -,.... 167,436.87 ... 95,112.10 92,876.78 233.169.89 101,077.45 143,526.74 49,077.61 r.v. Tianaom Rpri'villp Richland1-. lioleite Sargent Sheriaii Sioux ... Stark' ... Steele ... Slope •...... Stutsman 'r owner .. Traill ..... Walsh V... Ward ..... Wells Williams '. 26,077.74 142,932.00 *•••..» ,1,...... 49,306.74 32,492.18 247,261.52 ..v.... 61,086.63 103,611.09 ... .«•••... '152,661.90 327,868.49 ...... 161.619.60 ...... 246,771.64 1917 all the taxes Msened Co. ^nd part ^Mtose spute.^. -4: CIiAGUB PRESENTS RX3RGNATION St Paul, Jan.. 6.—Judge Frank CI ague, Redwood Falls, today pre sented to Governor Burmpilst his res ignation from the bench in the Ninth district. He is expected .soon- to formally, announce his candidacy for congress in the Second district to suc ceed' Representative Frank F. Ells .worth, Mankato. A delegation, waited upon the 1 gov-, ornor. to urge the, appointment of Judge I. M. Oleson.^New Ulm, whom Judge Clague succeeded. At a recent meeting in New Ulm, I S the. total df taxes levied in .tlMrrtata wiur M.t Ifell the taxes levied a totalled $J,«61,624.18 fi' of settlement now made the, total payments by the 19.17 would be 92.SI7,- -»«, »nd i^ l918 IS.045.S84.0S. ,/. Application... tor abatement, Mr. Tttihee, asserts that. In the years nduestion,-railroad property was as .ie«feia at 80 por cent of its actual *6.709,339.02 »4^67(166.61 88,152.143.41 11,076.072,18 P*': TO STRANGERS IN GRAND FORKS Tf you wear glasses, or, feel the. need of having your eyes proper ly examined,. you: should know our- service. We devote- our entire time ex clusively to examining eyea Lensck made on the premises en ables us to give quick repair serv ice. ., Toq will have our personal at tention and have to pay only standard prices/when '^ou come ^^"Kssp' Thinking About It.' 9. 011 Dariftf iaflacnta epidemics spray the BOM and throat 6«v«ral Chest colds and srt* throat lead lib frif._Stop ,tlw» at onee with wiwil Oil, before they can dcvpMp UllD faittftlM. -of yrhtle other property the tfara*: pliias' y&* assosKed 'at only 10 per cent of its actual value, creating the ^lacriipination'' against which he complainsd tii the'.courts. As a reason for his offer of aettie ment, the director general says that iitogtssential. that the accounts oftWe Uni(ed States railroad admih istr*tion. be.' Closed and balanced as qut6kfr i*j possible,", and for that rea son "the .Several railroads and the di rector general Have agreed to offer a ebm'promis# of. all suits on the bisis of paying tne-hMf of thq_amount in controversy." I The. offer is, conditioned upon ac ceptanjc# ,by a sufficient number -of countles to make it acceptable to th^ director general. Amount in Suit $10«,26» S6.7t8.98 135.144.91 127,489.22 102,286.11 260.348.92 87.116.16 67,430.18 44,913.83 34.058.02 42,685.90 51,614.04 81,471.70 146,264.94 76.951.07. -46,076.76 44,291.48 '46,526.96 59^31.23 86,138.12 25.472.42 79,683.47 190,686.22 36,642.64 21.048.69 45,723.06 114.045.31 154,665.06 ,,75,686.04 21,996.02 72,745.49-: 78,805.39. 107,939.66 68.408.06 61,917.83 162,107.31 ?'T ......... 191,168.83 168,837.67 386,6M.86 130,674.70 97,366.10 67,370.74 ,51,087.08 63,128.82 68,862.03 123.207.62 219,102.48 ... .'.. 104,221.01 ...J.... 69,106.13 67,884.97 97j026.30 V'84.116.68 18,627.60 96,288.00 88.871.17 26,806.68 164,841.03 40.724.43 •9,007.40 101,734.62 218,139.00 197,793.22 164,614.43 Amount in Suit' 8 9.788.40 88,693.96 81,770.65 8.267.56 8,787.81 31.285.41 31.869.80 25,666.23 -62,686.49 21,779.28 14,967.97 11,228.47 8.614.54 10,621.47 8,673.65 20,361^2 36,418.77 14.184.98 11,617.69 11,097.87 6,864.08 14,882.81 19,712.40 6.868.11 19,980.86 47,628.15 8.886.67 4,736.34 11,480.77 26.462.09 38.666.26 17.187.32 5,499,01 16.367.33 19.619.43 24.748.66' 15.862.03 15,47-9.46 35,531.05 16.846.25 23.249.74 7.480.60 3.886.07 23,822.00 8,217.79 8,142.76 '41,210.26 10.181.10 17.251.65 86.483.66 54.684.75 26.948.21 41,128.61 19,476.80 77,187.87 63.541.05 16,685.11 174*75.62 62,670.79 63,719.61 61,118.66 126,870.94 43,658.54 29,935.92 23.456.91 17.089.06 21.043.92 17,347.09 *40,786.82 73,837.64 28,269.94 28,086.37, 22,196.74 13,728.13 29,765.60 39,424.78 .12,736.20 -39,841.73 \t5,056.28 17,771.32 8,472.66 -22,861.52 52,924.15 77,332.51 .34.874.64 00,998.01 32,614,65 39,238.85 49,497.31 31.704.04 30,958.90. 71,062.08 33.692.48 46,499i44 14,960.98 6,450.14 I 47.644.00 16,486.67 6.286.60 82.420.49 26,862.20 34,563.69 50,867.28 109.0M.49 68.896.38 82.267.21 linirt the Chicago,. .Mi}jraukee. MfJt|iri'"Sdo- road were paid' .^' r.v-,'. Judge Oleson received a virtually unanimous indorsement from the at torneys, in the district for the appoint ment for the impending vacancy. impel ~£em Nrrn LEAVES PABIS. Paris, Jan. 5.—Premier Nitti and Foreign Minister Sclaloia of Italy, who have been in: this city since Saturday night, left for London today. v. C\lf W£,x: Ml. «-h .... ^v.^vv Vr0:' :^^k$4DVBRTJSBM8NT*» tixnes a 'day witfa one pait Wixard Oil aad two pijtiirittr. nainc as atomizer If yow haven't an atoodMr, gargla tlte thi^^a4 snaff tb« iBatiire 09 the nOML ThU treatmentMCa op. an /sntissptfc' wjtll of dafeoM aguBat JOe. catiafied, r«tarn( ItottU Wl Ly®«r.: .v-. 1 j* ii? w--. '.'Is' r.lv v: J- '\fr There'aresnow tiranS PorCa.co I Paul A. Goodman :every'open- Blessed by. a wealth of FORKS M&MMmm- Two Qtiier Mei^ings WU1 Be Held During' Januaiy'. In-Country.V Chicago, Jan. 5.—Nearly 1,000 Re^ publican men and^women from Jtour teen, central-west,"states are here to day for the first of three two-day conferences arranged by Will H. Hays, national chairman for January. The second-'Will be .held in Denver Januarj- 8 and and the third to San Francisco, January 12 and 18. Women- are to take a ^prominent part In these gatherings, according to party leaders who are planning their national campaign on the supposition that the national Suffrage amendment Will be ratified in time to give all women, rotes at the November elee-' tion. Mrs. John Olover South, chair man. of the women's division of the Republican national committee Mrs. Medill McConnack, former chairman of the womeh's division Mlaa Mary Garrett Hay, chairman of the Wom en national executive committee, and Mrs. Margaret Hill McCarter of Kansas, were amonig the- ^speakers named at the conference: here. The Chicago conferences will be open _foruma with Miss Hay presid ing. M&. .Manly11*. Fosseen, Minne sota state chairman Mrs. John. Prat, New York,, member, of. the .committee on ways and means, and Mrs. A. jg. Sangster of Sheboygan, Wis., are among-the permanent women ..who Came here-for the meeting. Among the national committeemen who came liere are James J. McGraw of Oklahoma and Willis Cook, South Dakota. State chairmen from Kan- --H, Enlivened by a continuous rdund of so^wl S"f There's a subtle charm in this—our 5s lixeuitfortlRariia ^Aft. Igfgi Kentucky, MinhigaikV Wisconsin, wa, Sloridi, Missouri •»&. Montana are here,' *4^.51 ••'. 'scHoots TTUNTED OK WAIUPApKR. Pasadena, Jal„ Jan. 5.—iA- copy of the now fanfious wallpaper Motion of the Dally Cltlien, .of Vickafa^rg, MUtk, issued July 4, I8n, is in the posses sion of Miss Persia Scofietd, of this cltjv a sister to Ql$orge Seofield, a fed eral soldier, who was. responsible ..for On July 2 that year, J^Sirprd, «mor or the Cltisen, "set?tjPie type for his publication' before this Union soldiers captured^ the city. lit the"-in vading party wain George Bayfield, of the J\urth Minnesota remittent. Every member and employee of the ELECTRIC, CONSTRUCTION CO. was in the military serv ice. In October, 1919, we purchased tlic McGui^e Electric Co., of Gratu! Forks, N. D. We are pleased to be able to say that we'have-"received splendid patronage from the public. We are handling more"than 100 Delco Light Plants on farms-'ijn' :.By^thC'8.nd.'^of this year we expect to doewe •:-r-y^j thfe-''nflumber. 4 ELECTRIC CONSTRUCTION CO 410 DcMers Ave., Grand Forks, N. Walter H. Schlosscr Emll w. Johnson A winding valley flanked by ^rcat green .v__ ^or, September. a N rU- founded ^.rec^nj^nlii^ot^ll Enhanced by man^aoth hot and comfortable teMrdinjr appeals to eveqr American. Plat( for 9 wimer pitting at tht grfeat American S awlr te. the nearest «»a.JiJatted Ststee 5 N a a «MporUtiM_W«s... .qhlo^t 141 Liberty SC. Jfv u?l y? r- wi* t.M es '.:^m tow&x V' .. '-j' will opjtjiknoi( Cordova.. Alaska, De^ .,^10 —(By Malt)—Schools in ^lss1& ?^tra Yew oxceptiivis, are" in excellent' condition and the educational outlook in the territory is exceedingly bflght, accord ing to I* D. Henderson, superintend ®nt of the Alaska schools, wfeo recent ly returned to JuneKu from a trip through the territoryi Alaskans seem to be united, he said, in making the schools .a* effective aa poarfble. While in Fairbanks, Mr,' Henderson visited the site of the Alaska agricul tural college and schobl of mines. "The college building isa well-con structed. carefully planned structure." he «ald„ "J hope that'In the near future a flourishing school w'Vl ^be in opemipni"' ."Business conditions in the interior and to Mie Westward, while still sufr fering tb some extent from -the de pressing effect of the war, ace by no means discouraging," he said. "Many communities, while temporlftly some what depleted Mi popuatlon, still dis 'pl*y evidence that they have solid backing Swfltli VM a printer. "ff^|he aat- N Rwtflilac .IB lb* Paint oap^ji niltas I4M Phone 292-J 409 DeMLers Delco Light Products •r$r. Ih'v'Grand. :Forks and. .'•!$ajr- Shall cbiinlieS. We have,^bu^lt Jup an Electric Store :"ln "Grand Forks. We have /lii sialled Delco Light Plants oh 25 farms in Grand Forks county. We have installed a la^ge Delco plant in 'the. town of Pisek and are doing a -general electrical con tracting business. urally drifted t^ the office vV'' IJF OOUD Kfrttf oi the Clti sen. Quite as naturally, it* took siP a ''stick" and began to .set type. He aflted an article telling of the capture of VicKaburi: by the Union foroes, but all he could find upon Which to print an edition was wallpaper. BIG MINING YEAR. Sefrard, Alaska, Dec. 2.—(By Mall) —The mining season of-1919 was a succsessful one for miners ,and opera tors in the- Alaskan interior..,aocord lAg to Captain W. Langley, a steamea, pilot, hero recently on his way to Ser attle to spend the Winter. IMany min ers who had made little or nothing the previous year "came back strong" with good cleanups last summer and fall. Captain Langley said. According to cafetain Langley, there is plenty} of food stored in the upper Kuskokwim river section to last, until the arrival of boats ,in the spring. He carried four capacity cargoes UP the river on the steamer Tana during th» seaaon. TO I8FABU8K SIACWMUBS. Juares, Mex., Jan. 6.—Establish ment of factories here is beingVmught by the Juares chamber of commerce. 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