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•fiw IT "1 PAGE tfWENtY I Form&tioxfof Commission to Pass on Ap pUcatiQ]fi$For Charter. The',.Bankers' association of Grand rorki jicounty, in its session Saturday eveiifiii, following an afternoon of fun load frolic at Fadden's grove, near Arvilla, endorsed the action taken at the meeting of the northeast district group of bankers held in :Laritttore April 10, at which time the bankers asked that a lav.' be passed forrrting .a state commission to pass on all applications for bank charters. This recommendation, will be reported 10 the State Bankers' association con- determine whether the needs of a •vs..™ ^.. the WART NIGHT grounds Saturday noon and spent the E lUl lilvll A afternoon in a general good time, pitching horseshoes, boating, swim- Ijning and visiting. Everybody re ported a most enjoyable time and declared John O. Fadden a most 'congenial host. The afternoon festivities were brought to a close with a wienie roast at which -a number of the bankers (showed themselves experts at the culinary art. although the' were forced to eat their own edibles. Following the wienie roast the •tankers gathered to discuss some of their business problems. Besides recommending the formation of a 'state commission to paaa on bank charter applications, the meeting commended the county commission ers for the support they have given the farm bureau. The suggestion was also made that the county club work and the farm bureau activities be combined in one office. The suggestion was |take The matter of arranging a uni form schedule for notary public fees for banks was also brought up for discussion. It was pointed out that banks in the smaller towns do a large amount of work in issuing auto licenses, income tax reports, etc.. Lutheran Free—5 Tel for which no fee is generally charged. A CKUUlidlUPI IVLAil committee was appointed to investi ,gate the matter and outline a tenta itive schedule of fees. Snrdick In Grand Forks En Route To Crookstoni Usher L. Burdlok of Wiilision, for merly president, of tho North Dakota U. S. GVain Growers' corporation, was jin the city today, en route to Crook tston. Minn., wh°re he is scheduled to speak later in the day before stu I dents of the Northwest Agricultural 'college. In his Speech he will out .line the* present outlook of agricul ture in this country. Mr. Burdick stated that crop prospects in.the west ern part of tiie state were never bet |ter. and the reason is_ so far gone that unless unusual we'ather condit ions prevail. from now until harvest '•a bumper crop is assured. LUTHERAN FREE CHURCH TO END MEET IN ARGO —c— Fargo, N. D., June 12—The national annual convention of the Lutheran Free Church of Amarica will end here tonight with devotional services. Today was given over to considera tion of methods of accomplishing changes authorized during the con vention. The committee chosen to confer with committees of the Norwe gian Evangelical Lutheran Church of America and the Lutheran Brethren church with a view to consolidating the three churches will report at a later date.. The place for the 1928 convention was not chosen, it was announced. 9W.M an wool Wonted Salt*, i' iqt nts'* Retailers To ®3» Meet Here For Annual Session North Dakota retail dealers will' gather here for the annual meeting of .the North Dakota Retail Mer chants' association on Tuesday, Wed nesday and- Thursday. Governor R. A. Nestos and J. F. T. O'Connor are among the speakers who will appear en the .programs. V. p. Mann of Devils Lake, president of the association, and a recognized authority, on advertising, credit and nferchandlsing, also will speak during the sessions. Guy L«. Ireland, president of the Grand Forks Merchants' association will call the convention to order on Tuesday morning at 10 o'clock, and Mayor Henry O'Keefe will extend a welcome to the visitors. Mr. Mann will make the response on 'behalf of the association. vention to be held in Minot June 15 „MU _, and ,16. The purpose of this law, it i,e hosts to the visiting delegates at a was said, is to prevent irresponsible dinner in the Commercial club rooms parties from organising .banks, and to Local wholesalers and jobbers will on Wednesday evening. An auto tour Cf community justify the formation of women.'Wednesday afternoon,, and a new bank. after the trip they will be entertained P. L. Arms of Larimore. president informally in the home of Mrs. H. H. of the Grand Forks county associa- Wilson, chairman of the women's en tion. presided and S. C. Hendrickson tertainment committee. of Grand Forks acted as temporary ,77-T.'-T" the city will be given the viBitlng First Night Crew to Begin Today Pouring Cpncrete For Storage Tanks. With a view of completing the state mill and elevator in time for the fall crop, the engineers in charge of the construction will begin night work tonight. The first night crew will UP the work a* soon as the day crew ceases its labors late this after noon. The engineers said that the work of pouring concrete for the huge storage' tanks. began this morning and it was because of this additional Work that the night labor is being started. The first night crew will consist of about forty men, it was said. rDAAPCTAU II11] IS SPEAKER AT TENT SERVICES Wk Rev. D. Helikson. Rev. D. Helikson,. pastor of the Norwegian-Danish M. E. church of Crookston, is one of the leading speakers at the tent services being I held by the Grand Forks congrega- _____ tion in their quarters on First avenue ani SUITS $60 SUITS, NOW $55 SUITS, NOW $50 SUITS, NOW $45 SUITS, NOW $40 SUITS, NOW $& SUITS, NOW $30 SUITS, NOW mSPEClAim goodaO Mm ralBM to $40 IV' t-'Wr Chestnut street. Mr. Helikson is! formerly of the Chicago district, where he traveled about and spoke extensively, and he is a talker of ability. Mr. Helikson will have charge of the children's meetings until the ar rival here of Miss Mary Danielson of Freemont, Neb.v who will conduct sessions each afternoon for children. Rev. K. Winberg of Warren, Minn., was the speaker at the three services on Sunday. The tent meetings will continue two weeks. Hereby Announce that 1 am a candidate for office of County Com missioner for Second District of Grand Forks county—W. H. Kelsey.— Adv. This Is the Last Week of C. H. OPSAHL'S RE-ORGANIZATION SALE!! We move the end of this week to our new location on DeMers Ave., (formerly occupied by Apola Theatre). We have made our sale prices exceptionally low in order to sell as much merchandise as possible before moving. Buy this week and save money. All Suits, Overcoats, Shirts, Underwear, Hosiery, Collars, Neckwear^ Hats, Caps, Nightwear, etc. All Discounted at 25%. $45.00 $41.50 $37.50 $33.75 $30.00 $26.25 $22.50 $S5.00 all wool Worsted Baits, good mate, to sfae, y. wool/salts. Best ?13.50 $8.50 rvrewu piuuif $26.25 5c .5VyV'^, ft «pecljM lot Men's V- GRAND Local Banker is Chosen President of the Com-' mercial Club. ,AJV J. R. Carley. vice president of the •First National bank, today was elect ed president- of the -Commercial club to succeed Dr.. G. M. Williamson, whose term expired. O. J. Barn (to was elected first vice president and J. H. Void, second vice president. H. P. Rice was chosen treasurer. The elections were made at the regular meeting of the directors. The ad visory committee and other commit tees will be appointed at' the next meeting. The terms of the officers elected' to day are for six months only, as the club's by-laws have been amended to make the annual meeting come in January instead of June. FROM PORTLAND WORK AT MILL .MS? kota with N. W. Growers Geo. p. l)uis, president of the North Dakota Wheat Growers' Inc., Return ed Sunday from Portland, Ore., where he spent last week conferring- with Geo. C. Jewett, general manager of the Northwest Wheat Growers, asso ciated. in .regard to the affiliation of the North Dakota unit with the west ern organisation. Mr. Duis stated that all details were arranged satisfactorily, and at the present time attorneys are work ing on llie contract which will be signed shortly. Mr. Duis found that ,the larmers on the coast were very much satisfied with the work done by" the Northwest Wheat Growers' asso ciation, and are giving the organiza tion their hearty support. Many new members have recently been added, after an operation of two years, which he said, indicated that the more con servative had begun to realize the importance of the organization and were giving their active support. Arrangements for financing the M22 crop have been completed, and an expert accountant from Portland, Ore., will arrive in Grand Forks some time in July to assist the local ir«en in installing a system of accounting adapted to this line ,of work. Mr. Duis was enthused about the future fuccess of the organization both on the 6oast and in this state as elsewhere. "I venture to state," he declared, "that this movement will make Grand Forks into a big western metropolis and a grain center on a par with Omaha, Neb. I am glad to hear that the state mill and ele vator will be completed in time to take care of some of the 1922 crop, for we expect to use the ^facilities provided there for handling the mar keting of our wheat. To me it seems providential that the elevator has been provided! for it will go a long way in helping us carry out our program. The municipal dock and warehouse in Portland were never used until the Northwest Wheat Growers' associa tion began operating, but now they are used extensively. ATTOR^EYGENERAL HERE FOR CASE IN DISTRICT COURT Sveinbjorn Johnson, in his official capacity as attorney general of the state, is here today to take part in the hearing of the case of the Inde pendent Grain company of Aneta vs. the Ely Salyards company of Duluth and Minneapolis, grain broilers! The case involves the right of the Duluth concern to storage tickets for grain issued by the Aneta company. Mr. Johnson is here to represent the in terests of the farmers. FURNISHINGS HATS—Knox' and Gordon, $3.50 to $7.00 values all go at .. CAPS—New tweeds, $1.25 to «S.0( Entire stock of Gloves, Pajamas and Hosiery go at .-:..- SPECIAL SUITS s« 25% OFF SH HITS—Wilson Biros. Fine shirts, $1.75 to *1*0 ....... -UNION SUITS—Superior and Vassar makes Regular 91.75 to $10.00 OC rrt AITC Sale price ...- .. **7® W "r 25% 25% OFF OFF 25% OFF SPECIAL PALM BEACH SUITS And aingle trousers, all new Salts. Jot in. Men's and jroong Ma'« all go at 35% Off Spedal lot Men's 0»t length, Staes S4 to S7. have Tehet ooilars p^lce "lot Men's Hits,: Good an wool, long 1.50 $1.00 .' mt Mi- if- m- IHollier of Grand Porks, one of Early Teachers Here, Away... Mrs. Mary Ann Oldham, a pioneer resident- of Grand Forks,' died on 'Saturday at Afton, Minn., according to word reaching friends here today Mrs. Oldham was one' ot the eaHy teachers in this section, tht drat teacher of.the school In Turtle River district of \His county, having taught there in .1879 Deceased was a daughter of' the late Alex Oldham, county superin tendent of schools,' ai)d also county surveyor during the early days. North Dakota Daily Newspaper Men Meet CHURCHILL NOT TO REPORT TODAY ON IRISH PACT (By The Associated Press) London, June 12-t-Winston Church ill, the colonial secretary, announced in the .house of commons this aft ernoon that it would be^more con venient and in the general interest he. deferred his statement on Ireland, which it has been expected he would deliver today, until Tuesday or possi bly Thursday. The articles of the Irigh constitu tion have been revised- so satisfactory the Evening: Star asserts today, that Arthur Griffith will Return tq Dublin with them tonight. ST. PAUL MANINT CITY TO BOOST BIG DAIRY SHOW R. E. Hilton, general secretary of the St. Paul Association of Public and Business Affairs, is in Grand Porks today to confer with W. A. Donnelly of Fargo, secretary of the North Dakota Retail. Merchants'- as sociation, which opens .its annual meeting here* tomorrow.Mr. .Hilton, also came here to boost the National Dairy show which will be- held fn Ham line in October. He said that the employment situation in St*. Paul had improved sev^n and one-half per in a FRENCH DEPUTIES ABOUT READY TO ACT ON TREATIES Paris, June 12.—(By the Associated Press.)—Bills ratifying the accord reached at the Washington arma ments conference are now in com mittee in the chamber of deputies and probably will tte reported at an early date. Pressure of other matters has delayed action thus far, fciut Premier Poincare is amUous. that they come' up for'consideration by the fujl cham ber before the summer session. FAVORABLE REPtStT ON CAPPER-TINCHER BILL 1$ ORDERED Washington, iune 12.—Favorable report Oh the ,Capper-Tincher bill to amend the ftJture trading act .'to meet the recent''decision of the su preme. court declaring sections of that act. Inoperative was ordered to day. by the house' agriculture com mittee. The measure which was re ported as introduced la, expected to be taken up In the hoiise Thursday. UNE 18, D. MONDAY,1 sisters, Mrs. Emma Frances pf Wil- tion will be put on a permanent basis liston. and Mrs. Dora Marble of at the Devils Lake -meeting. Saskatchewan also survivfc. Another Mr. Rabinovich said this afternoon sister, Mrs. Alice McDowell, who alsp that the American Legion post and I was well known here, died recently in chiiens of Devils Lake are making I 'j l»lans to care'for at least 5,000 visitors Mary Ann Oldham was born in daily, during the Legion convention 1861 and came to the Red River val ley with her parents when a child. The family, was prominent here for a' number of years. 1 In Bismarck Today Bismarck, N. D., June, 12.—Repre sentatives of all but two of North Dakota's daily papers are here today at a meeting at which the organiza tion of a North Dakota Associated Press Editorial association is project ed. An enlargement of the Associat ed Press activities in the state also is. under consideration. Edgar T. Cutter of Chicago, central division superintendent of the Asso ciated Press met with' the newspaper men and explained the workings of similar organisations in other states. The newspaper men. were entertain -ed at luncheon by the Bismarck Ro tary .club, the officers. of the local Town friers' club also being present. REFORESTATION PLAN DISCUSSED AT CLOQUET MEET Cloquet, Minn., June 12—A compre hensive program planned to promote reforestation of vast tracts of idle lands in Minnesota was discussed at a meeting 'of the state forestry board here today, which was attended by state and national foresters, legisla tors, lunVjer men and representatives of. civic and commercial organiza tions. Relegations Irom y/ -•v-i LUTHERAN LEACUE ENDS SSSION ffl '-J LA CROSSE TODAY 1 "ti: drokse, Jim« 11.—I# Its closing' biuAnett Maaipn the iMth^rptn league of ths Norwegian Lutheran church ot America .adopted resolu tions providing f«r the eotploymeot of a-full time socreUryi in each dls trict of the league planning for the organisation* of Ckhada' Onlf on onf leagues -,aiid providing that the office of legislaAjye secretary hi retained. AHCW4 fW cert by the Christ Church Choir of 1$. Paul featured the e)oiiAg «ee»lpn. Prof.I.: A. AMgaanl of M»orbmi, Minp., deWrereA the »Mum. the, year are which of flan .tlie ohir" a -«•«& Initiation, and Banquet Are to Be Held During the Convention. ''l£ I: & Jo*. Rabinovich, grand" chef dtt gare,- of the temporary state organisa tion of 40 Homines et 8 cheveaux, and Dyke Page, a member of the local voiture, have returned from Devils Lake, where they went to make ar rangements for a business meeting, car Surviving Sire one daughter, Mrs. inclusive f-JT JonsWW&L£too^ fAt meeting held here recently the Glen- temporary, state organization of 40 Hnrra ftHhVm *Georgc F™n,f SJfiS Paul. Two and banquet ot the box The organisation is the fun-branch of-the American Liegion, and .--the meetjng for Which arrangements have •befen made will "be held in connection with the state convention of the Legion 4t, DeVlls Lake June 20 to 22. *nd Hommes et _8 cheveaux was effected. an(j ft i8 expected that the organisa- Eight Arrested For Violation Of U. S. Prohibition Laws I Fargo, N. D.. June l'l.—The. follow ing arrests for alleged violation of the national prohibitum act were nn nounced. today at the office of James F. Shea. United States marshal: Mike Wendtz and Nels P. Nelson, Esmond A'ntone. Gunderson and Henry Herman, Minnewaukan Frank Dietz. Jacob Volk. Clem Job and John Manuel, Kox. They were released on bond to appear for trial before Judge Andrew Miller at the term of "federal court beginning July 5 at Devils Lake. H. D. Mitchell. Oklahoma City, Okla., charged with using the mails to defraud citizens of the vicinity of Devils Lake, N. D.. of $70,000. will probably be tried at the federal term of court which opens 'at Devils 1-ake July S, M. A. Hildreth, United States district attorney for North Dakota, announced today. -r H1TCHCOCK SEEKS RE-ELECTION. Omaha. Neb.. June 12.—(By the Associated Press.) Announcement was made/here today that United States Senator G. M. Hitchcock of Ne braska will enter the July 18 Demo cratic primary for nomination as a candidate for re-election. wmmmm the Rotary club in Duluth and the Range cities, which are taking an active part in promot ing reforestation, were present at the meeting. The visitors inspected the state for estry experiment station this morn ipg. The forestry board meeting and general conference followed a ban quet at noon.'' •mi, i-L Judge A. T. Cole Presiding 90 Civil Ckses Are Listed For Tertn. judge A. T. Co)of Fargo will pre side at the June terni of district court which opened this morning, at the court house. The term was scheduled to open last Tuesday, but was postponed because of illness In Judge Cole's family. The calendar ttfas called this morn- ing arid the first case .set was that of James Coan vs. G. W. Tarr, for which flv, daughters^ Here Is An Opportunity Cannot Afford to Overlook TOMORROW AT 9 A. M. IN OUR DOWN STAIRS STORE WE PLACE ON SALE A FINE ASSORTMENT OF Children's Muslin At These are all strictly high grade, of fine materials, dainty trimmed, and exceptionally^ well made. The kind that sells regularly for $1.00, $1.25 and $1.50. .pally of GOWNS and SLIPS 11^ SIZES 5V-' iv H.ii The On A. f' V-J' IV, -'M, Come Early* mm EVENING EDITION. Counsel on Investments One of the most valuable and helpful services rendered by our officers is in'con nection with investments. Whether or not you are a patron of this bank, you may se cure here an unbicsed opinion regarding your anticipated investments. Last year five hundred million dollars were lost by the people in this country in fake investments—enough to make 500 mil lionaires. Investigate BEFORE you in vest! for ihe plaintiff, and O'Connor and Peterson will represent'the. defense. Thert Are .civll acilens listed on the calendar, whirls 'the." UrjfeM^ that has been arranged for a districts#'5*, court term here in some time. It, is understood that there are a number m, ot criminal cases awftlting disppslti^n^^v/ also, ai\d State's Att^r^jr iT. B. Blt^n probably will arrange toi have these a-Ja.. brought tip durihg.the preset term.^( J. M'Goey F«iii«ral The lot consists princi- 'M such Values as these 4 A -i St' i??!.' I Funerar services for James j. f^Ic- vi: Gofey who died Saturday morning it' a local hospital, iwere held at 9 a, m. today from St. Mary's Cathollcf' church. »Th3 body was interred at,"t.H Calvary cemetery.' Mr. McGoey had .resided in Grand1' Forks for the iasf\36 years, having come here from ,eastern Canada. Mrs. McGoey died.in Strand Forks Just re cently. sdrvivirig are four, sons and If *4' I •4'-v •v., Ss^Y: W. X.