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AN EVENING PArER
With this issue the Bismarck Trib
une enters the evening field. An ev
ening edition is not a new experience
for this community. With the excep
tion of the past few years and during
the legislative sessions, The Tribune
has since its foundation been an ev
Some years ago train service was
installed that necessitated The Trib
une issuing as 'i morning paper.
These train were withdrawn some
time ago and since that time no ad
vantage was gained by remaining in
the morning field.
The editorial management of the
paper, believes that it can give Bis
marck and the state better service
through the medium of an evening
paper. There is no question of the
superiority of an evening paper over
a morning one as an advertising med
As an evening paper, The Tribune
is able to serve all the territory west
of B'ismarck with the news from
twelve to twenty-four hours ahead of
the Twin City, Fargo and Grand
Forks papers. It hopes to feature
news of the Slope and warns to have
the growing communities feel that
The Tribune is their paper, striving
to upbuild this section as well as to
promote the best interests of the
state as a whole.
The Evening Tribune will be able
to serve the news as far east as
Jamestown upon the day it. happens.
Upon an evening schedule it will
reach most of its territory twelve
hours earlier with virtual!# the same
news as was published before in a
Those situated to be served most
advantageously by a morning paper
will receive a late mail Edition getting
as ..good if not better service than
In handling the news, The Tribune
readers, a/e entitled to the facts with
out any editorial shading. Strict im-
properly encouraged, twelve states
raise taxes to protect orchards ana
nurseries, and six states have large
funds devoted to pest extermination.
Maine spends money to teach thr
packing and shipping of apples, and
to improve methods ol' marketing
farm products. Delaware, raises $17
00 a year for an egg-laying competi
tion. North Carolina, Florida and
Mississippi subsidize boy*' corn clubs
and girls' canning clubs. Georgia and
North Carolina inoculate land, to
make it more productive Montana
hands out hints to poultry growers.
But we have examined the census
partih-lity iri'the'treatment of ull news ous.
riattfc'r ,'VHll' be adhered to. At the first Thanksgiving dinner,
)phiHus and: convictions will -he1?the guests numbered more than the
kept wiiero they belong: In the ed-1 hosts. The Pilgrims entertained the
itorial TOhimn— great Indian chief, Massasoit, with
With .this, explanation, The .Tribune some 90 of his men for three days.
presents its first: evening edition to'
the public bespeaking for 'it the same
generous support as has been accord
ed the morning paper.
If Miss Rankin has the last word
in the Congressional Record, we hope
she speaks early.
ON THE RUN!
For a decade or longer Americans
have been lighting "the great white
plague"—tuberculosis. Now figures
issued by the census bureau indicate
that at last the plague is being over
Ten years ago the death rate from
tuberculosis was 200.7 to each 100,000
population. This rate has been cut to
145.8—a falling off" of more than 25
It is slow work, but it is having
results. Still it is shameful that 145
persons out of 100,000 should die of
this entirely preventable disease.
France is now sterilizing eggs with
gas, which keeps them fresh. Are
they utilizing the "fresh" cold-stor
CHANGES IN IMMIGRATION.
For years the south Italians have
been our chief immigrants. 15ut the
immigration bureau's figures for 1916
show that in that year the -diicf im
grants were English!
Formerly the English held fifth
place, being outnumbered bv Italians
Hebrews, Poles and Germans, and
sometimes by Scandinavians ?nd
The same statistics shov that the
only European countries that sent
more immigrants to this country in
1916 than the average of the last ten
year period were France and Portu
gal although the influx from Sp: in
did not decrease.
New 'Jersey's bug census shows
that state to possess 10.530 species of
insects. And we thought thcer were
Whenever you see the word
Gifford Pinchot—or don't von''
conservation is a wide word.
many other things than the inn ut
bureau's interesting booklet, "Financ- surance laws.
ial Statistics of States,"
without discovering that any state is
devoting money or even advice to the
conservation of America's greatest
Busy people take their Jiintory in
capsules. What, is known about the
lirsi Thanksgiving Day is so little
that it may easily he put in ta.bloid
It surprises many persons to learn
that the great, national Thanksgiving
holiday did not. originate in New
England. The Pilgrims celebrated il
in the autumn of 1021 in perpetuation
of the English "harvest home" festi
val. This in turn belongs to a, world
cycle of "in-gathering" feasts, forma
of which are referred to in the Bible
in several places, as in Judges 9-27:
"And they went out into the
fields, and gathered their vine
yards, and trode the grapes, and
made merry, and went into the
house .of their god, and did eat
There is no record of any religious
ceremony in connection with the Pil
grims' first Thanksgiving, except the
customary morning devotions and
grace before meat. It is literally a
feast following a fast. At one per
iod of its first hard year the little
colony lived upon "clams and mussels
with bread made from ground nuts
and acorns," says one historian.
When the Pilgrims landed at Ply
mouth Rock, Dec.21, 1620, they numb
ered 0-1—one had been born on the
ocean and one in Plymouth harbor.
Before their first harvest, disease and
hardship had taken 53 of their numb
er. Four entire families had been
wiped out by scurvy. At one tiMe all
but eix or seven were sick.
Nevertheless, the able bodied iinan
aged to till 2(1 aqres of land, *20 acres
of which were planted with seed', corn
whfotfi they bad .discovered in a de
serted indian hut. They also built
"a street" of "seven dwellings and four
public buildings. And they starved
together in order to save thfeitr seed,
for the planting—and so were free to
rejoice when the yield proved gener-
The 'Indians, it. is related, "went out
and killed five deer, which they
brought in and bestowed on our gov
ernor and on the captains and others."
Although they celebrated, the Pil
grims were not done with their suf
fering. They were actually in the
midst of their distress, and this
Thanksgiving was merely a tempor
ary relief from ills the like of which
brave men and women rarely have^
The next year they had no food to
waste at a festival. It. was not until
the fall of 1623 that a harvest proved
ample enough to justify a second
Thanksgiving day celebration.
As it. Is now observed, Thanksgiving
really carries the significance of col1
onial abundance rather than that of
the simple rejoicings of the Pilgrims
over the first fruits of their labors.
WAR IS WAR
Germany has taught the world an
other lesson in the meaning of mod
ern, scientific, war to conquered peo
ples. Thousands of Belgian civilians
are being forced to work in Germany
so that thousands of German men may
drop their civil tasks and rush to the
To the Belgians it is slavery.
To the neutral world it is a viola
tion of the laws of war prohibiting
the employment of civilians or war
prisoners in labor that aids the en
emies of their country.
But to Germany it is merely con
servation—the saving of so many
Germans for the chief business of all
German men today, fighting.
The laws of war relating to this
problem were framed with the idea
of sparing the feeling of conquered
peoples from outrage. But they were
framed when the present coldly cal
culated life-and-death straggle was
The new science of war flouts sen
timent. It deals in full bellies, tri
gonometry and chemical reactions.
The finer thing of the spirit
patriotism, love of the homeland—
are only tolerated when they can be
used. "When they retard 1lie war ma
chine, they are ignored or crushed.
Neutral# may protest, but Belgians
you think of forests and |wi]1 Probably continue to work for
Germany as long as Germany needs
If this fonl-cmrh'.ng event, does rto
tinvber come under its Jeafv mantle.' more th in snraknm Africa to the
Fifteen states, for instance, employ mbery of th^se who are too weal to
apiary inspectors, to conserve honey guard their own soil, it will have serv
bees and see1 that the industry is ed some purpose. 1
ers' Xow-Partisan Political League at
the recent election may mean some
radical changes in North Dakota's jn-
is certain that it will
thoroughly mean more liber treatment by the
I state for the mutual:!, and there is a
Present Law Popular.
North Dakota's present hail law
has proven popular. No effort,\ how
ever, has been made or can be made
under the statute to accumulate a
surplus or a retiring or re-insuring
fund. There is paid out each year
all that has been paid in premiums,
minus a small administration fee, of
fice expenses, and charges for adjust
ing. During the fiscal year just, clos
ed, the state hail fund wrote X45 pol
icies covering risks aggregating $S2H,
S0U, and it collected from its policy
holders r,::,ll .S2. The losses for the
year as allowed by the state depart
ment aggregated $79,371.76, and they
were adjjusted at :X per cent, policy
holders receiving $ -lO,Hi1.26. The hail
fund closed the year with $1,011.32
Assessment Life's Going.
The assessment, life insurance com
pany is rapidly retiring from 1 lie
North Dakota field. Insurance Com
missioner W. ('. Taylor's report, for
the fiscal year, just issued, shows
that of four assessment life insur
ance companies doing business in the
state two years ago, only one remains
One was withdrawn, and the other
two reorganized on a. legal reserve
Commissioner Taylor renews his
recommendation to the governor for
the appointment of an actuary, the
need of Whose services in the state
commissioner's office becomes more
acute each day. Life insurance bti-d
nes's in North Dakota is increasing,
and "life Insurance companies are
BISMARCK. DAILY TRIBUNE
Insurance Business May
Be Expected of League
The clean sweep made by the Farm-, erat ion for the year was $G8,977.83.
In six county mutuals, with $24,5S2.
482 in force, the expense of manage.
rnent for the year, was hut. $6,N98.82".
in the case of state mutuals, Taylor
believes consolidation Would prove
the effective remedy for the high
probabiiity that the league may ven-jcost of .living. He regards legislative
ture at the fifteenth general asseniu- action as perhaps-the only solution of
lv, which convenes in January, into the high expense ratio of stock com
state life and fire, as well as hail,! pantos.
casualty and general crop insurance.! Business Statistics.
Compulsory hail insurance, through] During the year covered .iy there
the stale, to he assessed on every port, 1 in risks was
acre of land within the state, is one written by capital
of the plans considered. This is pro: ance companies in North Dakota
posed as one means of "gelling at" $:iu,131,572.52 was received in 'prem
the non-resident landlord, and, more[ium« losses incurred totaled $17,344,
especially, the holder of idle lands
for speculative purposes'. Probably
thirty per cent of North Dakota's un
developed lands are owned outside the
state. Every acre of this land would
be assessed' under the league's plan to
assist in insuring against, hail loss the
crops of the neighboring farms which
have been improved.
Taylor Retires. I ed at the prisdiY during the year 63
This will'-be TliykirY,' last* report as were discharged, and 18 remained,
insurance commissioner of North
kota. His was among the heads lop
ped by the Non-Partisan League at the
June primaries, when his successor,
S. A. CJlsness, was nominated. Ols
ness rode into office without opposi
tion last week.
Supervision of Rates.
Taylor in his report calls attention
to the fact that an effort was made
two years ago to secure favorable cou
sideration of# bills providing for the
supervision of rate-making bureau's,
9-1X.IK, and losses paid, $17,073,055.12.
Hail, insurance companies wrote
$:• 7,0(11 „X75.X9 in risks received $2,
•1 IS,43-1.52 in premiums losses incur
red were $l,6fi0',2!l8.5(i, and losses paid,
At. the close of the year there
were in force in North Dakota 52.XS6
life insurance policies 12,274 policies
were written during the year, and 6,
09X were cancelled. The total life in
surance in force at the end of the
year was $97,380,26o,'iii. In premiums
.$2,743,083.05 was received during the
year total losses wore $(535,973.64,
and the losses paid were $642,188.26.
Fraternal beneficiary associations
had --O.706 policies representing $74,
601,940.5! in affect at the close of the
year. There were written in the year
7,124 policies, and 1,477 were cancel
led. Losses paid were $477,879.30 to
tal losses incurred. $523,023.24 prem
iums received, $942,079.72.
PRISON REPORT SHOWS
In prohibition North Dakota intem
perance is undoubtedly a crime fac
tor. Among 245 inmates in the pris
on when Warden Talcott prepared his
report, July 1,' 1916, IIX were classed
as "intemperate," :i:. as temperate,
and of four no record was available.
All, except 30 negroes and three of
Indian blood, were white. All except
68 professed religious convictions, the
faiths represented including Advent
ist, Cuptist, Catholic, Congregation
alist, Christian, Christian Scientist,
Dunkards, Episcopalians, Evangelical,
Free Thinkers, High i'lnircn of lCng-
land, Jewish, Lutheran, Latter Day
constantly!'-evolving new schemes of] Saints (Mormon ), Methodist, Ortho
indemnity and devising ne^v plans of dox, Preshyterian, (Junkers, Reform
apportionment and settlement of ilie ed Church tand .Salvationists.
benefits promised." Six^r-one boot lexers were receiv-
Fifty-two of the convicts at the end
of the year were in for one year, and
16 were in for five. Of the whole
number iu prison June 30, 1916, 182
were horn under the Stars and
Stripes and 63 under foreign Hags.
The occupation most commonly rep
resented was that of common laborer,
with 6S 48 of the inmates .styled
themselves l'aritiprs 12, cooks, and
1916 Population Greatest.
and that the Fourteenth legislative population in 1916, with 296 the
assembly rejected the bill with a tie) number in 1915 was 289. In 1SS5,
vote, "if much more drastic meas-'th^re were 5o inmates, of whom 35
ures than those proposed two years were transferred from the old terri
a?o should be passed by the forth- torial penitentiary at Sioux Falls. In
coming legislature, it would perhaps 11914, 232 prisoners were committed
be no more than poetic justice," says*in 1915, 242, and in 1916, from Janu
the commissioner. ary 1 to June 30, 104. Since 1885,
The prison reached its maximum
Rates Are Excessive. the prison has housed 2,729 convicts.
Retiring Commissions." Taylor ad I At present Cass is best represented
mits that fire insunn.ee rates iu of all the counties, with 27 prisoners
North Dakota, are too Wigh in some Grand Forks has 10 Ward, 16 Ben
instances, hut he lindu discrimination son, 14.
the most, common 'voaknes-*. At the Epidemic of Escapes.
same time IK finds a very general an-1 The warden comments in his report
reasonal)Ine: among the people as on the recent, epidemic of escapes,
to the entire matter of fire insurance when 20 made their getaway, 14 from
and adequate rates therefore. This within the walls. More tjian half of
same unreasonaideness may cut some these men had ,been returned at the
queer capers in the next general as-! time his report Was made, July 1,
sennbly. and all but twp have,been captured
Proud of County Mutuals. since that time|. Statistics show that
Commissioner Taylor is proud of Jess than' 2 1-2, of all fugitives from
North Dakota's county mutuals.
These insure the property of their
members against loss or damage bv
prison are permanently lost
As a rcmedy*?dr escapes, the ward
en recommends larger salaries for
fire, lightning and cyclone. Practical-j guards and employes. North Dakota
ly no complaints against, tlieni have guards, become efficient at the local
readied the department. While halt' prison, command mofe pay from otli
the premiums paid into old-line tire1 er states, and experienced men do
insurance companies, Taylor finds,
are eaten up by "expenses," a very
small percentum of mutual premises
goes into "overhead.'' In the case
of six state mutuals, the amount
of insurance in forne this year aggre-
gated $11,83'),1 (17, and the cost of op- two years.
Resigned as head of Canadian mi
The cost of caring for prisoners at
the penitentiary is $250 per annum
per capita, and it is estimated that
$1:10,000 will be required to operate
the institution during the ensuing
TE HUGHES, HIE B, THREE MS!
Defeated as President,
Railroads that, charged a lignite
coa^ rate in excess of that, fixed by
the state law, during the period be
tween the enactment of that, measure
and the time it. was declared confisca
tory by the supremo court, must re
bate to shippers such excess charge.
The North Dakota supreme court, in
the case of the L. Merrick. Co.
.against the Soo railroad, makes such
The syllabus follows:
•Decision of Supreme Court From Bur
The C. L. Merrick Co., a corporation
plantiff and appellant, vs. .VIMinne
apolis, St.. Paul & Sault Ste. Marie
Raiiwa- Co., a corporation, defendant
Syllaons: -I. Action to recover
from a common carrier a sum alleged*
l.o have been unlawfully exacted by it
from plaintiff in excess- of the leg&l
rate for transporting lignite coal be
tween July 1, 1907, and March 5, 111 10.
The rate- exacted was cancededly in
excess of the rate prescribed by chap
ter 51 laws 1907, but defendant and re
spondent railway company seek to
justify the retention of such excess
charge because of the decision of tin
federal supreme .court in Northern
Pac. R. Co., vs. North Dakota, 230 U.
S. 5S5, 5!) L. Ed. 735, wherein it was
adjudged thai such statutory rates
were confiscatory and void as applied
to the facts there considered. But
when the case was before ,tliis court
it upheld such'rate statute—(see 19
N. D. 45)—and its decision was affirm
ed on writ of error, (see 210 [J. S.
570, 54 L. Ed. 02-1, 20 Sup. Ct. Pep.
423) with the proviso, however, that
it should be "without prejjudice to the
right of the railway company to re
open the case by appropriate proceed
ings, if, after adequate trial it thinks
it can prove more clearly than at
present the confiscatory character ot'
the rates for coal."
Held, that such prior decisions are
as to defendant railway company res
judicata upon the issue there deter
mined as to the confiscatory or non
confiscatory character of the rates as
applied to the facts there considered,
and such decisions are in no way af
fected by the later decision of the su
preme court of the United" States
above cited, whicli involved only is
sues arising out of new facts subse
quently occurring. (See 2^56 U. S.
5S5, 59 L. Ed. 735.)
It. is accordingly held that the rates
exacted -by defendant were in excess
of the legal rates in force during the
period in controversy and plaintiff is
entitled to recover such excess with
Appeal from the district court, llur
.0. Guawford, J.
From a jiKl !iielit in defendants fav
or, plaintiff appeals..
Reversed and judgment'directed for
plaintiff. Opinion of the court by
Fisk, C, J.
John L. Lrdall, Minneapolis, 'Minn.
•Tchn E. Greene, Jlinot, N. p. G. F.
Pullem, Bismarck," N. D. Win. (",. Por
D.. (A. II. Bright of
Minneapolis, Minn.,' of counsel),' for
Miller, Z'Zuger & Tillotson, Bis
marck, for appellant.
GAINED WITH REPEAL OF
Robbery, murder and similar
crimes of violence have increased 100
per cent since the repeal of capital
I punishment for major crimes, in 1913,
the annual report of Warden F. S.
Talcott of the North Dakota state
In 1913 seven were committed to
the penitentiary for murder. In 1914
the number was but six, while in 1915
it reached its highest total for any
year in the history of the institution
—14. 'Since 1SS5, 1(12 convicts have
been committed to the penitentiary
for murder ia various degrees. The
prison was established in 1SS5, when
three murderers were committed. At
the end cf the year 1915, there were
14 lifers in the penitentiary. Two
were received during the year and
four were discharged.
The number of highwaymen in
North Dakota is rapidly increasing.
At th(j end of 1915, there were 25
burglars, 43 grand larceny convicts,
30 robbers and 19 murderers under
Warden Talcott's care. These, with
19 bootleggers, made up 136 out of a
total of 245 prisoners.
The state pardon board, at its De
cember session, will consider applica
tions for pardoits from 30 convicts
who were committed for highway rob
bery and kindred crimes. The aver-
Australian Minister who was re
jected because he urged conscription
December Wheat Climbs Up Five
Points On Slow
Chicago, Nov. 20.—After a low open
ing, wheat jumped at. noon. December
went up 5 at.-$t.«2Mi- May went up 4%
at $1.88VI. -There was a heavy demand
and higher foreign.
Wheat, took a sudden jump before
noon today after low opening, but
chiefly to heavy buying and reports of
unfavorable Argentine weather. At
noon December was up 414 over to
day's opening at $1,82% iVlay up 3%
at $1.87% July up 3% at $1.57^ Corn
opened easier, but later showed good
gains when buying became more gen
eral. December was up 2% at 94%
May up 2%' at 9(5% July up 2V» at
9(1 December oats was up 1 and
May tip 114 at CA%. Provisions opened
lower, but advanced with grain
1 GRAIN MARKETS
No. 1 Hard
No. 1 Northern
No. 1 Nor. to arr
No. 2 Nor. Choice
No. 3 Wheat
No. 2 Mont. Hard
No, 2 Jdont..Hard to arr.
No. 1 Durum
No. 1 Durum Choice ....
No.. 2 Durum
No. 3 Yellow Corn
No. 3 Yellow Corn to arr
Other Grades Corn
No. 4 Yellow Corn to arr
No. 2 Mont. White Oats..
No. 3 :White Oats
No. 3 'White Oats to arr
No. 4 Oats
No. 4 Oats Choice
Rye to arr
Flax to arr
December .... ......
Close 1:15 p. m.
Close 1:52 p. m.
91 Ms@. 92%
80I/2@ 90 Vj
No. 1 Hard on Irk .:
No. 1 Northern on trk ..
No. 2 Northern on trk...
No. 3 Northern on trl ...
No. Nor. Chdice to iur...
No. 1 Nor Choice a,ri' Nov
No. 2 Mont, Hard on trk
To Arrive Nov.
No. 1 Spot Durum
No. 2 Spot Durum ......
Oats,on trk an dto arr..
Rye on trk
Rye to arr .. .j.
Barley on trk !.....
Flax on trk ...........
Flax to air
Choice Flax on trk
Choice Flav to arr......
age number of applications from crim
inals of this class at other sessions
of the board has been between four
Warden Talcott does not comment
in his report upon the increase of
murder and thuggery in North Da
kota nor does he endeavor to ex
plain it. Whether the repeal of capi
tal punishment, except as to the as
sassination of a warden or prison
guard by a Convict within the prison
walls, has anything to do with this
festival of crime can only be conjec
RETURNS FROM FUNERAL.
C. H. Olson, reporter for the North
Dakota railroad commission, is home
from Rock Rapids, la., whither he was
called by the death of his mother.
lAIDAN'S NEW THEATRE
WILL OFtNJHIS WEEK
'Mandan, N. D., Nov. 20.—M'andan's
new theatre, "The Palace," will be
opened to the public Friday night, ac
cording to Manager Hartman, who
made this statement Saturday night
before leaving for Minneapolis to
make final arrangements for the vau
deville acts which are to be offered
every Friday night. The theatre is
located on Third avenue northwest,
and will comfortably seat
An orchestra has been engaged.
CONFER ON METHODS
TO PROTECT BABIES
St. foul, Minn., Nov. 20.—Saving
baby's eyes was the topic of a confer
ence and hearing in the office of At
torney General L. A. Smith at the state
Recently the state board of health
adopted an order commanding attend
ants at childbirth to bathe the infant's
eyes with silver nitrate solution to pre
Protests against the order were filed.
The objectors alleged that in the
hands of ignorant-persons, this solu
tion might, lie dangerous.
It was these objectors that the attor
ney general heard today.
EXPECT GRAND JURY ACTION
IN THE RATCLIFFE CASE TODAY
:01ney. Hi., Nov. 20.—The grand ju
ry action on the famous air bubble
death of Miss Elizabeth RatelifTe, 17
years old, for which Roy Hinterliter
is held, is expected late this after
noon. It is charged he sought to per
form a criminal operation on the girl.
NOT TO LEAVE NEBRASKA.
Chicago, Nov. 20.—William Jennings
Bryan today denied that he had any in
tention of leaving Nebraska.
MONDAY, NOV. 20,1916.
IS. SIEEIf HITS.
Ccmmcn Sells at 126 7-8 Which is
a Bright Re
New York, Nov. 20.—United Rtatea
Steel common sold at 126% today, a
new high record price at the opening
of he stock exchange. Irregular and
generally narrow prick changes were
sliown elsewhere in the list.
Steel, Copper and Amalgamated
stock monopolized the attention on the
stock exchange today. In a rush of
trading which carried United States
Steel common to anew high record at
128%, more than 200,00 shares of steel
were traded during the first two hours,
in whicli time a total of more than
1,000,000 shares changed hands on the
exchange floor. Republic Steel made
a new high record at 93 Utah Copper
sold at 129% Inspiration at 74-%, and
Colorado Fuel at 63%.
United States Steel advanced its
record high to 127*4 during a rush of
trading in the first hour, which totaled
652,000 shares. Trading in Kennicott
Copper, which sold at 65%, was heav
ier than in Steel. Utah Copper jump
ed to 129% and Anaconda sold at
South St. Paul, Nov. 20—Hogs clos
ed fairly active and 5 to 10 cents high
er today, with top at $9.50 estimated
for tomorrow, 43,000. Cattle closed
steady, 15 cents lower, with top for
beeves at $12.00 calves $12.50. Sheep
were strong top at $8.65 lambs
HOGS—Receipts 7,000 steady 10
to 15 cents lower bulk $8.75 to $8.90.
CATTLE—Receipts 10,500 killers,
mostly 10 to 15 cents lower steers
$6.10 cows and heifers $4 to $6:
calves $6.75 to $11.50 stockers and
feeders, slow to draggy, $7.25.
SHEEP—8,000 steady lambs steady,
$S.25 to $11 ewes $5.40k to $7.
HOOS—Receipts 63,000 slow, 5 to
10 cents lower bulk $8.20 to $8.30.
light $9.56 to $9.25 mixed $9 to $9.99
heavy $9.75 to $9.25 rough $9.48 to
$9.35 pigs $9.56 to $9.25.
CATTLE—Receipts H.500 steady to
15 cents lower native beef steers
$6.50 to $12 western steers $8.70 to
$8 cows and heifers $63,5 to $9.54
calves $7.75 to"$12.50 .(stackers and
feeders $7 to $7.40.
SHEEP—Receipts 2-1,000. steady,
Mr. and Mrs: II. J. Henniftg were
Sunday guests at the VanHorn.
Mrs. Mathilda Pray of New Salem
spent the week end in Bismarck.
C. A. Quist of Minneapolis, oni? of
the Minnesota commissioners who
went to the border to poll the National
guard vote, was in Bismarck over ?3un
HERE FROM ELBOWOODS.
D. .Ripley of El bo woods is spend
ing the day in E'ismarck, transacting
business matters. He is registered at
the Van Horn.
Thomas Miller of Dawson and Sam
Lytle of the same village arc spending
the day in Bismarck, attending to
BATES' ARE IN THE CITY.
Mr. and Mrs. G. J. Bates of Bow
man were early arrivals in the city
this morning and are headquartering
for the day at the Van Horn.
Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Paul have return
ed to their home in Underwood, after
accompanying to this city his mother,
Mrs. Rachael Paul, ot Lanark, III.,
who was enroute home after a several
weeks' visit with her ston and family.
FARGO MAN IN THE CITY.
R. D. Warner of the Warner-Ru
pert company of Fargo, arrived in the
city last night at midnight, and is
spending the day here, attending to
BREWER TO RETURN THIS WEEK
Charles E. Brewer, secretary of the
state board of regents, is expected
to return to Bismarck Wednesday.
He is now in Fargo, attending to of
John M. and Sam Gaugh and Jacob
Wiehe, residing 18 miles north ot
Arena, motored in to Bismarck in
three hours Saturday, bought a new
car, discussed the weather and crops
and motored home again, all in the
Entertains at Dinner Party.
Mrs. Frank H. Geiermann was host
ess last evening at her home in Second
street, at. a dinner party in honor of
the birthday anniversary of Mr. Geier
mann. Covers were laid for Mr. and
Mrs. J. R. Halloran, Mrs. Elizabeth.
Geiermann, Mr. and Mrs. Ward Lewis.
Mr. and Mrs. Emanuel Brown, Joseph
Lee, Thomas Galvin, the honor guest
and the hostess.
MNINESOTA DRY IN TWO
YEARS, SAYS OPTION CHIEF
Moorhead, .Minn., Nov. 20.—Minne
sota. will be dry in two years.
Senator F. H. Peterson, "father of
the Minnesota county option law,"
Senator Peterson's sole ambition in
the forthcoming session of the Go
pher legislature, is the passage of a.
constitutional amendment, banning
the sale of liqquor within the con
fines of the state.
SAIL NEXT MONTH.
Vienna. Nov. 20.—Count Adam Tar
nowski, new Austro-Hungarian ambas
sador to the United States, with coun
tess, will sail next month.