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ORATORS MEET ntereta|f Competition Will fc-l^jBe Held in Presbyterian igpipchurchv. ,-K The, biggest forensic event on the University calendar for .the year will take place this evening in the Prea .i "byterian church of the city, the inter P&fc state oratorical contest representing feii six states .of the western division be asts tag scheduled for 8 o'clock, jp This is the first time that the inter state event ,has been held IF N4rth Dakota and it comes to Grand Forks as a result?, of the winning of the |«i state oratorical competition by How /V ard C. Ackley, a student of the Uni -,V versity of Tiforth Dakota, who will represent the state tonight. Other 1 states from which contestants are "i entered are: Iowa. Kansas, Nebraska, Missouri and South Dakota. The contest here is for states of the western division of the interstate ora torical association, composed of states. A contest similar to this will be held in the eastern division and the three winning speakers in each case will meet in a final match to be held in South Dakota on May 6. |v Not Picked by Place. The three successful contestants this evening will be picked without announcement as to the relative abil ity of each in order that no one may enter the final competition with a feeling of handicap. Judges will be: Professor John ^1. Barnes of the State Teachers' collesre, Iowa Professor R. H. Mueller of ie Minnesota. State Agricultural college, and Judge B. F". Spaulding of Fargo, N. D. The program is: Organ Selection Mrs. Tj. C. Harrington The Greater Man. .Grier D. Patterson The Mast Builder. .Howard O. Ackley, Hinges of Peace.... Russell Hartman Onr Antipathy to England I Residents in North End and at University Desire Improvement. I Petitions for paving streets and avenues in the north \end of the city and for streets at the university are being circulated, it was announced at the office of City Auditor Charles Evanson today. The petitions ask for the paving of North Fourth street from Cheyenne to Skidmore avenue, and for the paving of Fifth and Sixth streets from Chey enne to Griggs avenue. The petitions also include a demand for paving on .the intervening avenues from Sixth street to Third street. Residents at the university are pe titioning for the paving of Hamline and Cambridge streets. •i,' REJECT WAGE CUT Newark, N. ,T„ April 7..—The build ing trades council, controlling more than. 8.000 workers in this district, has rejected the proposal of the Build ing Trades Employers association to reduce wages *2 a day, effective May 1. -I: $v fWS yi "4 v.: tjfc & :?& LIEUTENANT EARL C. HORAN PROMOTED TO RANK OF jCAPTAIN lieutenant Earl C. Horan. who' re cently. took up work as an instructor in the department of military science and tactifes, at the university, has been promoted to the rank of captain, ae acordlng to word received from Wash ington, D. C., this week. Captaig Horan began work at the university during the week of March 21. Before coming here he held the position of professor of military sci ence and tactics at the Marshal ltown high school, Marshalltown, Iowa. THESE GIRLS GO 12 Entitled to Tickets to Grand Theater Tomorrow Afternoon. ^dfdltion Leo Johnston' America's -Answer .Thomas Q. Jlarrison The Price of Peace Arthur M. Wilson, Jr. Vocal Solo, selected Clarence D. O'Connor Decision of judges. MORE PAVING IS ASKED FOR t0 nJ*in"inerM.the Mercer County To Rp^ffitv M?16 5e£ W _, fc, greeted Dr. Harrison when he arrived a u! Wedwick, in Grand Forks, the temperature was J? junior high school, scarcely to be compared to what othei^iiHR f°r.the room can get their tickets by calling at The Herald office after 10 o'clock Saturday morning and giving their names. The following girls are en titled to tickets: Dorothy Alexander, Gladys Ander son, Pauline Bartule, Thelma Berg, Gladys Brcnna, Esther Campbell, Hazel Cryderrtian. Helen Dryburgh, Rosa Elmore, Magdalene Fryh'llng, Luverne Galbraith, Mary Gemmell, Anna Halldorson, Melanie Hartmann, Swanhild Larson, Beatrice MacDonald, Margaret Melby, Sophie Mortenson, Ruth McGillivary, Lucille Miller, Helen Moore, Inez Ness, Margaret Northfleld, Evelyn Omang, Clara Olson, Nellie Peabody, Anne Quam, Emily Robertson, Clara Running, Gladys Salisbury, Vera Schanche, Alice Sorenson, Gladys Swenson, Elizabeth Thallar.der, Dorothy Vaaler, Loretta Vover, Eleanor Werstlein, Lucille Wilson and Laura Zindars. Zap, N. D., April 8.—The farm bu reau and the county corhmissioners of Mercer county, recognizing the val lie of good «'orn for the county, have planned a corn contest with the aim Cleanest field, 25 per cent. Best 10 ears. County fair, 25 per cent. Largest yield, 25 per cent. Best report, 25 per cent Total 100 per cent. "In some of the other county con tests, banks lvive given $25 apiece as cash prizes. Other businessmen have given $20 in trade, which appeals to most business men. "We recommend that the prizes be raised by bankers as follows: First. $150 second, $75 third. $25. Prizes to be given in trade by mer chants from surrounding towns $5 to $25. Herald Want Ads Bring Results. APRIL 9-11-12 3 ,0$^ mk- 150 F-R-O-C-K-S And Every One a Beauty Choicest of garments of the very latest approv ed styles, the product of acknowledged leaders of dress designing. Selling for three days at a sav ing of .? The. materials used include Taffetas, Canton Grepes and Geprgettes. The colors include all the season's most popular shades ^-^Th.e styles are so varied that it is impossible to give an aderaate:'descriotioiL:.... ,froek suit you. a is a he re a DAYS IN A1UNTA PASTOR LOCATED HERE .fV' Rev. H. D. Harrison, D. £., Succeeds Dr. W. E. Steph enson in Local Pulpit. Rev. H. D. Harrison, D. D., of At lanta. Ga.. has arrived in Gtpnd Forks and on Sunday morning will occupy the pulpit at the Congregational church, his new pastorate, succeeding Dr. W. E. Stephanson who -resigned to accept a position in Minneapolis. Special' music for the Sunday wel-' coming service has beeh planned by the congregation, ^according to an an nouncement made today. In the Central Congregational1 Church Bulletin, published at Atlanta, the following item appeared this week: "God speed to Dr. Harrison. Today our temporary pastor is in Grand Forks, N. D., up near the North pole. He did us all good. We thank him and are sure his wprm heart will pro duce an ecclesiastical and climatic smirni^n North D£.kotaha ae welcoming Dr. matinee of BlEck H&rrlson in thp *ltv nnH tndBv a&•« Beauty" at the New Grand theater. garrison tne city ana toaay are as- tjrirntc suring him that he will be as com Tickets for the matinee tomorrow fortable here throughout the vear an afternoon now are in The Herald of- he mieht brin the "CraLer'' state fice and the girls of Miss Wedwick's 1 ATthoughheu^usu^aa8spring weather1 might be expected.in the polar regions., De ln lne t-racker BURGLAR ALARM Corn Contest MECHANICS ARE HELD FOR THEFT of increasing the corn acreage and State Bank at Maiden, 111., are under bettering the yields and variety, ac-1 arrest, charged with stealing money, cording to Cour.fy Agent Poe. bonds and other securities from the "There are several ways this can bank. be done," said Mr. Poe, "but the most feasible ^and successful way has been found in other counties through a corn contest. "We believe it wise to ask the bus inessmen~ for donations to give prizes for the best 20 acres of corn on the following basis: W«' Princess Anastasia May Come To U. S. Athens, April 8.—(By the Associat ed Press)—Princess Anastasia, who is convalescing from" her recent ill ness, may go to America soon, and will take a special steamer to New Tork. It yras originally intended that she would journey to England for the purpose of undergoing a second oper ation, but in view of the fact that Great Britain has not recognized King Constantine, it was feared the princess' husband, Prince Christopher might possibly not be? altogether wel come. Princess Anastasia has refused to consider making the trip alone, and is said to be unwilling to leave her husband. Her recovery is being retarded by attacks of nausea. PerUr Tll., April 8.—Two men. 'who' were installing a burglar alarm in the The men under arrest gave thr names of Marvin Iotnor, Minneapolis and A. P. Webster, Kewanee, 111. ALLEGED WHISKEY RUNNER SHOT BY CASS CO. OFFICIAL Fargo, N. D., April 8.—Earl Percy driver for a local taxi line, was ehot in the back in an automobile, revolver battle between deputy sheriffs and al leged whiskey runners west of town late last night. Percy's two compan ions, George Fisner and Joe Koncitik of Georgetown, Minm, are in the cour. ty jail on charges of illegal liquor transportation. There was a young man of renown. Who wanted a job in the town So a Herald he bought, In the want ads he sought, And now he's in business with Brown. •n 1 '•(7, L-k tM- -it t" -A A y- is 1 irh .Mr* ft 4^ fu __ ARRANGEMENTS- ?:jRStf ARE MADE FOR, SUMMER CAMP At a meeting last' night of ,R.v O,- -T. C. students contemplatiog atteiiidan6e at the auiqmtfr camp to be held at Fort"! Stalling Ithis. y&ir arrangements were made for: th^ taking pt a .base ball, track and boxing team on the trip to represent the University or North Dakota. At the opening of the gathering Noble B. Martin, was elected presi dent of the Belt and Bayonet club, composed of students who will' attend camp.. .Following his election. the choosing of managers for the base ball, trjack and boxing teams was made. Cadet Sergeant Paulson vtas placed in charge of baseball. G-ustav Liqdell in charge of track work and Chester 11. Dow in charge of boxing. Tajks were given by Major" T. P. Redmond and Lieutenant Martin con Cetnlrig Xh© nature of- the (qa.mp. Over fifty students will represent the Universltv of North Dakota this year compared with the number of ten last summer. RAILWAY SHOPS CLOSED St. Louis, Mo., Aprfc 7.—The Mis souri Pacific railroad shops, at Sedalia, Mo., and North Little Rock,. Ark., the largest on the system, were closed temporarily today as a retrenchment measure, it was announced at head quarters of the road here. Herald Want Ads Bring Results. M. G.Olson Co.'j Vi $3.75 '•vr3 &1M ffla/fayy Commencing Saturdav and continuing through next week will be your chance to buy your spring hat and save money on it. $4.50 Walloty Hats 5Q Browns. Greens, Blu^s, Blacks, Greys and- a number of light shades. A good ranje of'shapes to choose from. Select any Mallory hat from our stock and it's yours for $4.50. DUBU1SE HATS HAWES HATS SATURDAY---MONDAY---TUESDAY All colors, shapes and sizes. Fresh new stocks. Not odds and ends. See Our Windows M. G. OLSON CO. IN THE HISTORY OF THE ONTARIO STORE *•. The Onl ir Important Session- to, Be Held to Make Plans For Annual Exposition. Secretary E. R. Montgomery of thi North Dakota State Fair, toda» called a meeting of the executive officials of the association and the advisory board members to be held next Wednesday evening at 6:15 o'clock at the Hotel Dacotah. Presi dent CJeorge A. Bangs of the associa tion will preside: Many important matters relative to the program' features will be taken up by the fair men and the advisory board. Improvements are being made on the fair grounds and a re port will be given as to the progress made. New changes arc" contemplat ed in several departments and these are to be outlined at the Wednesday meeting. At 6:15 o'clock at' the Dacotah Wednesday evening-, dinner will be served to th^ twenty executive offi cials. The business. session will fol low, it was stated today by Mr. Mont gomery. Herald Want Ads Bring Results. Hat Week at Olson's M. G. Olson Co. $3.75 "I tRA SALESWOMEN INSURE PROMPT MM •i-iSWiliP^^Siif A SMART NEW OXFORD R. B. Griffith Co The Ontario S.ore DR VENT rM&$29.50t» EVENING This trim, shapely Oxford Is made of dark brown kid with a 1% tpch military heel and medium vamp. A strictly high class shoo in every do tail. All -sizes and in widths from AAA to D. ANOTHER VERY DISTINCTIVE OXFORD $8.85 This is a walking Oxford of excep tional quality both in material and workmanship. It of tan calf, has a one inch heel, and made over a new semi-French ronnd toe last. All sizes and In widths from AA to D. MAIN FLOOR—SHOE SECTION The Ont&no Store A REAL COFFEE EVENT for SATURDAY 1 lb. Empress Coffee 46c 2 lbs. Empress Coffee 85c 3 lbs. Empress Coffee $1.27 5 lbs. Empress Coffee $2.10 SOFT SHELLED WALNUTS 33c lb. APRIL 9-11-12 $6,000 Worth of Fresh, New Stock to Choose From Surely a rare opportunity to secure your spring dress. You have the choice of this immense stock, and the opportunity to save. Garments that are all tliat is to be desired in quality^ material, style and workmanship and yet ^during this sale they are priced at only., EDITION: A $6950 SERVICE jiSsa.-? '. ffi ^wi Mr if! V. Wl fl'ikv iMli |W: Mil: .JK' 'i 4, Vv '•i- •. *& '.,w.