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Grand Forks herald. [volume] (Grand Forks, N.D.) 1916-1955, March 13, 1922, Image 3

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doeq^aot .as yet know (ho trjLglc
thaVhaa befallen hi* kin since
appeared suddenly from the
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at his disappearance
by a letter'which
•Jusf-baa* received hereby Rich
Tonbenc, signed by Shlflet from
^oMUrttter, )(lcb., Inquiring about the
mlly, The letter says:
^Crtd-fcater, Mich, .March i, J»i2.
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am wrtti»*/you to {lad the
•ea'booxa of a family by the name
Joseph/Xf.' Shlflet ITourteen years
to they ^ved oil a farqi located from
to ttv© mtles east of the city. I
tre tttrpottea ,tfee exact distance,
ive. fo^yotiea th« 15. F. IX number
la Siok te
"1, am sick in bed and would like
fto locate them if possible that 1 may
write to t"hxt effect. If you will kind"
ly take -the matter up aad^locate them
me I should be very much obliged
to you."
One seiMation after another was re
corded hy the Shlflet family after they
came- to Carrington from Virginia
more than twenty years ago. One day
about fourteen years ago Willie and
Anfield Shlflet were in Harrington.
WiUie disappeared' late in the after
noon and there has never, been a trace
of him until the letter supposed to
have been -written either for him or
Vy Mm stntved. He was then a lad
of IS or IS years old.
Motticr stmnd Killed.
9oms'years J»ter, upon their return
from work in tho field, the men found
Mrs. ShiQet dead la the oettar of the
house. A rifle warn foandvatear her
ajid tt is believed that She lrwk her
oifli ltfc. The*'real manner of Jier
death has b«.-a held t» Uvc been oth
—1— by some since fhea.
out six years sco the father, Joe
let. came up mieteg. H3» son,
Anfield, who had gained some fame
pji "the Isoy preachef" maintained that
Ids father had gone to Washington to
•ell the rights to use a "bullet deflec
tor" that Anfield had" invented. The
iflect.or upon later investigation
out to be a cow bell filled with
A day or two before the culmination
this phase of the Shlflet history.
the CsrrJngttori newspaper received a
i*'letter signed by "Joseph Shlflet" and
telling the ^access he was having in
Washington selling the deflector. The
letter bore the mark of a Soo railway
ypostoftlce.
.- Father Evidently MnnlettJ.
Basplcion sfrew rapidly jlhat the eld
e^-Shiflet had been murdered by his
Anfield, and the body burn ad
ADVERTISEMENT.
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At Carringtbnls Recalled By
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in a straw' stack on the farm. A. E..
j*organ,. the sheriff, went to the farm
to t'T« Anfield. The boy had-fled
to an automobile. Mr. Morga? cot
his trail and-found him on .a farm
near..St|z, where the lad wasplowin*.
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et and kllltd. hlmeU.
Some anal! metal ariicles were
fbwid in the burned straw pile and
wens identified as .belonging to. the
elder Shlflet and although It has neVer
been fully establishes
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that he was
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killed and his,body^burhed to aqhfes
there, such has been the. popular im
pression.
Edward Shlflet, the other, boy in the
family. Who soon after the series df
tragedies moved te Beaver Dam, Wis.,
died three years ago from the effects
of the flu.
FARM MEETNG HELD
AT MIDDLE R1VQ(
Middle River, Minn March 11,:—A
farmers' meeting was held here Fri
day afternoon, the occasion being the
annaai meeting of the Spruce Valley
Shipping •—o Elation. Postal card in
vitations bad been sent out to about
two .. hundred farmers and Frank1
Jeffttn of Hod Uak« Falls was sched
uled for an address.
Tho response the invitations was
no gonenU that the seating capacity
of the hall wsa taxed to Accommodate
the crowd. Preceding the arrival of
Mr. Jeffera on the afternoon train, the
regular amwtal busliiuss of tho asso
ciation was transacted.. The reports
of the secretary and limsum were
read aad approved. Ae hoard of
swm directors mn then etelcted by
ballot, tho following being the mem
bers elected: J. C. ^ordnm,. Goorge
Gusa, George Breoee. Bert McCurdy,
Alfred Erlekson, Albin Anderson and
Kntng Haugen.
IFoIlojrtng the election, Mr. JeSUi
was introduoed and delivered an ad
dress along tho lines of co-operation
in shippings The management of the
local association had prepared a lunch
wtfh hot coffee which was .Served to
the crowd. 7
U. S. Ppblic HeaJlh
Man WiD Work With
North Dakota Service
Bisinarck, N. D., March IS.—An
swering a request made by Governor
NTestos to the 0. S. public health serv
ice, Dr. Robert Olesen has been as
signed to North Dakota to do tempor
ary field work. His assignment to the
state is to make a complete survey of
the public health work being at
tempted at this time and to make rec
ommendation for a reorganization
combining efficiency of effort with the
present expenditure of moneys. I
According'to Dr. H. K. French, sec
retary of the health organization in
the state, North Dakota's health
work, like Topsy, has simply jgTown.
It has little system- tu^nMHinheadg,
ajid it is to eliminated 'tftese* many
fatilts, that a" request was forwarded
to Washington to send a man to the
•state to investigate the attempts be
ing made and submit planR for co
ordination and possibly -betterment.
The assignment of Dr. Olesen fol
lowed.
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The Demi-Sedan $2850
An exclusive moddycombiwing die chief ad
vantage* ofboth open
and closed cars. Removable, non-rattle glass panels give thorough
weather protection. Pc top, 4 doors, for 5 passengen.
50 to 500 Mtle$-- or More
llbe Frsmkliii Standaxd.
pf Deiiionstr^ti6]i
you be «ure you are right in ypur opinion
about motor/cars before going ahead—that is
the reason for this complete demonstration.,
the Franklin competes as
a road car.
—How it compares on a co0t-per«mile basis.
—How ir meaaures ^p from the standpoint of re
liability.and freedom from trouble*
—How, in short, Franklin light weight, flexible con
struction an4 direct air cooling affect the service and
satisfaction you should
from a car.
The qur itself tells/the story—a story it will pay
you to know. ":£v-
i$34N 40i«i^|21W' Conpe *3200
(AH Prices 9. b. fl|nmn
_• Horth4th St.
GRANDFORKS, M.
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LARiMORE MAYQR
EXPLAINS VI
OF CITY UTILITIES
Larimore, N. T..March 13.—Mayor
Anthony Stonehouae, in a aeries of
articles published in the local''.weekly
paper, in setting forth the facts com -j
earning the financial condition of the
for .heating purposes, he qays, is
growing: into a paying proposition
and its increased use will mean, more
as time goes on.
As a means of making the burden
lighter, the -mayor suggests that lis
soon as financial conditions loosen up
that bonds be issued \spreading the
time for paying for tne utilities over
a longer period of .time.
port of the superintendent of the"
water plant here which states that the
city has one of the finest supplies of
pure water of any "town in tho state,'
coming from an immense under
ground lake. This lake ife several
miles in extent and lies but t'wenty
flve feet below the: surfacc, according
to the report.
Northwestern North
Dakota Development
Association Formed
Minot, N. IX, .March 13.—Perma
nent organization of the Northwestern
North .Dakota Development associa
tion was perfected Friday at an en
thusiastic nieeting of northwestern
North Dakota boosters In Minot.
The purposes ofsthe organisation la I Thus Btamarck^and
Buttons and pledges In connection
Vitb the "100,000 More" campaign Is
to be furnished by this parent organ
ization to any community desiring to
promote the /campaign at a cost of
promote the campaign.
Delegates from the various com
munities in the northwest, that were
represented at the,. meeting placed
their orders for 'the buttons and
pledge cards following the meotlng.
The officers of the association are
j-fc. president, two vice presidents, and
a secretary treasurer. The board of
directors is to be composed- or these
President. F. P. Bergman, WUliston.
tin president,'J. G. Walstad, bans
ford."
Vice president. H. H. Phillifls, Har
vey.
Jan. 8.' Mllloy, secretary of the Mi
not Association of Commerce, was
elected »ecretaryrtre^jrer of the or
yanizatlo'n.
Figurin? that the time is not -far
distant when he will b? unable te
make the Itehtwelarht Unlit. Chamui in
Beiyiy Ijeonari hop his eye on Jacl
Brltton's welterweight crowK
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Broogbaaa $3300
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GRAND FORKS HERALD, 'MONDAY MARCH 13, 1988.
Geologist are Reminded of
Melting of4nc*W "Seat
ing Rink" Covering State
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city, has gone to some length in dis- from various parts of-the state discuss
cussing the Larimore dty water, heat n,e dangers and t-oasibllttles of Hoods
and lighting systems .. when thj warm weather le loose the
Mr. Stonehouce contends that while waters of the ice and snow cover, ac
taxes are high, yet the city is paying-cumulated during the winter.
for one_of the best systems in the! The ice water floods wt^lch pour
state. The use of the exhaust steam through the lowlands of .various sec-
tlons pi the state are nol in a class,
however, with the'deluge that wash-jd
North Dakota in the glacial petiod, I
according to the geologists. If (hott'
conditions held good today, they say
the National Parks Highway would
have to bo markad by bell buoy and
traversed In boats.
,, .. out of tile north was from half mile
The ice strset ,that pushed down
mlle
high and covered practical-
ly that part of t^ie state north' and
west of the Missouri river.
When it began to melt the water
poured oft of it in earnest) and ran
away through great valleys which ar.
now the courses of Utile streams. Tht
Sbeyenne Valley is such a one.
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Where Rh—arck Lwt Out.
Incidentally, tfc* Missouri and other
rivers "Uf the state qnco flowed esst
and thense through the present outlet
of the Red River of the North until
they reached the Atlantic or Hudson
Bay. But the ice sheet came smack
against the Plateau du Coteau du Mis
souri—the highlands of the Missouri
It dufrmcd them oft and sent
them south to^ look for the
Gulf of Mexico, which came up as
pthe.Gulf of Mexico, which came up as
far as the Ohio river /in those days.
to co-ordinate the efforts of all com- chance which Duluth now has of be
munity and civic organizations in this coming an Inland seaport.
section of the state for' the general I The direction of the Missouri, the
welfare of the entire district to pro- Little Missouri and the Yellowstone
mote the "100,000 more" campaign as in the southwestern part of the state,
launched in Minot so that it will ex- still show they were headed, original
tend to every community in the entire ly, for the North Atlantic,
northwestern part of the state, and to
encourage the organization of the im
migration associations In various lo
calities and sections of this district
through which intensive immigration
work will be carried on to back up
the ."100,000 More" campaign.
officers and one man 'to be selected^ seen. The buttes, south of the river
by the various immigration organiza
tions formed in this territory. The
officer* elected are:
Mandan lost the
Agassis Was Some Lake.
Great lakes were formed at the
southern and western edge of the ice
Wall. Lakc Agassis in what is now
the Red River Valley, was the great
est of jLheso. It covered 110,000
square miles, most of it in Canada.
Then there was Lake Dakota in the
present valley of the James and Lak
Souris west or the Turtle Mountains.
Lake Agassis overflowed south
through a mighty channel discovered
and explained in 1868vby General Ci
K. Warren of the U. S. army. It
about coincides with thej Minnesota
South Dakota border and is stil
marked by Lakes Traverse and Big
Stone.
The difference In topography be
tween the country northeast and
southwest of the Missouri may still be
show only. tho effects of erosion—the
wearing of water and weather. The
rounded hills' of the north and west
of the Missouri h&ve been ground
down by the Ice sheet and "veneered"
with glacial drift. The Tnrtla moun
tains belong, geologically to the Mis
souri highlands but were cut off from
thom by the Mouse river.
The drainage system in the high
'ands Is olde-* .and better organized
(lian that of the country further
mrth and east. There are still streams
in 'h's section that lose themselves ir
•'•us'shea This because there has not
fTugh time since the glacior
... for complote developmon
«vst«m.
LARIMORE NOTES
T,-irimore. X. D.. March 1:1.—The
ReHfeJcah lodge gave a whist. party
I a Monday evening at the Odd
Feilows hall for Odd Fellows and
the'.r families. There was a good
attendance and eleven tabdes were Sn
play. I.Ater, in the evening dancing
was indulged in with Miss. Gertrude
Miller at the piano and M^ss Hazel
Walker of Inkster playing the violin.
R. D. Heald "called oft" for some old
•fashioned dances that brought all tha
Old timers to the floor. launch was
served at the close of the evening.
The Women's Commun'ty club wi'.l
meet this atfernoon at 3 o'clock at
Mrs. M. Gass' home. Plane will be
made at this meeting for the- Firs:
district club meeting here next June,
when club women of Benson, Cava
lier1, Walsh. Pembina and Grand
FOrks counties will convene.
Rev. C. -IS. Hanson of the l^utherr.n
church -was ill last week and unable
to hold service Sunday but is improv
ing now.
Mrs. R. P. Spielman was qu'te ill
last week but- was able to be up
Tuesday.!
The Presbyterian Ladies' Aid held
a business meeting last Wednesday
when Mrs. S. J. Radcliffe of the presi
dential committee took the presidency
for the succeeding three months. A
committee was. appointed to confer
with the church board and to formu
late plans for moving and repairing
the manse, if it Is possible to do so.
Mrs. J. Eastgate and Miss Winnie
Ashbrook entertained the Episcopal
fUiild nt the home of the latter on
Thursday afternoon.
Miss Grace DeLong, demonstrator
for home''economics work, gave an
interesting talk and demonstration on
retrlmmlng hats and the making of
organdy "Hewers, hatbands, etc.. at the
domestic science roont in the gym-
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No matter how tough or bow stubborn
it may.have been, the com or callus that
is touched with a few-»rops of "Gets-It?"
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to
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painleaa ead.
rou. 800a
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Never again can it tatn
are MMhqj 1^ y«v
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ef^lce«, skrtT«I«d akin- that yen
away—-fcrever. Bi
any eora.
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Bard, corns, seft eer
sts but a tr(Se—and guaranteed.
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nasium Friday afternoon.
laales. were out
Supt. M. E, Kiigent returned Sun
day from Chicago where he attended
a national educational meeting.
-^Gicn |tmith of Oitml Forks spent a
few days last week at the home of-Kls
cousin, Mrs. O. G. Storacker.
Mrs. T. Eastgate,- who has been ill
a gopd part of the: winter, is now im
proved and able to be^ut again.
Coach Johnson And the high school
basketball'team, left Friday for the
basketball tournament at Grand
Forks..
Mrs. W. Webster returned Friday
Jjrom McCanna, /rhere she has been
employed for some time, as house
keeper for Mas. McCanna.
Misses Marion _and Hel6n Phillips
went to Gtand Forks .Friday after- came worse and for"a time pneumonia
noon to spend, the- w6ek end
with
John B. Stetson Hats
Sand-Tan Color $0.50
Gordons Spring Styles $4.50
Hats 91.50, 92.00, $3.50, $3.00
New Spring Caps
Twwts and Herringbone
$1.50, $2.00, $2.50, $3.00
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BOYS' KNICKER SUITS
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Miss Velna Whalian cstme hp'me
from the university, laat weeK for^a
short visit with her parents and with
her sister. Mini ila^Whaiiani who came
up from Fargo last Sunday to'asBist
in caring for Mr. and Mrs. Whalian,
who have been ill. Mr. Whalian will
resume his work at school todiky.
Misses Irma Davis and Edith
Skurdahl went to Niagara Friday
afternoon for a'week end visit with
Miss Mabel Skurdahl.
Mgi- Hiram Ohnstead has been very
ill the past week. While driving from
Kempton to their homie near Fergus
last Saturday their sleigh overturned
and she was thrown out into some
icy water and had to' drive home in
wet garments. A former cold be-
was feared, but she is'now some bet-
friends therp..v vter. It is feared, however, that she
FRANK DROSKY
WALK ACROSS THE RIVER and SAVE $5
Member of The N. W. Buyers & Jobbers Ass'n
Oydr 100 Leading Clothiers of Minn., North and Sotijii Dakota
Where Smartness Counts:
ADLER COLLEGIAN CLOTHES
When wtf ehose Adler Collegian clothes for you we gained smartness in \both style and
value. The kind of smartness we showed is the kind that you will appreciate because it
means more for your money. Adler-CoUegian Clones'are Priced
$25, $27.50, $30, $32.50, $35
And Other Good Clothes at
$18 to $25
'Our prices are those it will be smart for you to pay, because you get
true dollar-for-dollar value—in short the best that is always the cheapest
in the end.
New Spring Stocks are Complete
Work Shoes
Men's and Boys' «p to 16 inches high
Dress Shoes
Men's, Tomu Men's and Boys'
$3.50, $4.00, $4.50,
Up to $8.50
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One of our most satisfactory and sanitary
forma of Tooth Replacement is represented
by our Partial Vulcanite Dentures. These*,
are retained.in place by using clasps on the
available' natural teeth. A firm, perfect
fittintr denture Is thus secured, which per
forms perfectly the ordinary functions of
natural teeth, yet is instantly removable for
cleaning.
The accompanying Illustration of upper
and lower dentures shows you the form of
wire strenfthener uaed In the palate to Jes
se.n the possibility of breakage of the vul-'v
canite base. Vulcanite,\being an organic
material, is somewhat- brittle and liable to
breakage when subjected to undue strain or
accidental dropping. This method reduces
the chance of breakage to the minimum."
Come in and Let Us Show-^You Sam
pies of Our Work.
1345 S. Third St
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New Dentistry Methods ii
In no profession has greater progress been made in recent
years »Han in that of Dentistry. We keep constantly abreast of-the
limes in everything that tends to improve oar methods and service thereby
sustaining oar weli-canied reputation for DKPi-iNDABLE DENTISTRY AT
IVDISPl'TABIiY LOWER PRICKS.
We have a plan ot
tooth yrcstoimtnn to ex
actly »lt each indirid
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Partial Dentures
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the f»l! and nayt
eatment. 'U„
Clarence^ Peatman
was also injured
require nnirglcai
Mr.andUrs.
went to Grand Fm-k* last Thursday
*dr ia te^ dayir vuii
Mrs J. Tralnor has beien quite III
with heart trouble! at her home here
the' last week. If she is. able to go. It
is planned to take her to Grand Forks
today for modical treatment.
Dr. and Mrs. W. W«Jch enter
talned a party of Ojld friends for din-'
ner last FWday evening.
Mrs. Mary Piatt Is now. improving
after quite a severe illness with flu
and resulting ,throat trouble.
Keith Benlden has gpne to his farm I
near Fergus to commence, farm
in gr
operations there as soon ae the
weftther permits.
Herald Want Ads Bring* Results. $5,,
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With 2 Pair of Knickers, $7.85, $9.85, $10, $ll,-^to—$1*.
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