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AFFAIR LACKED LEADERS
Officers at Manila Informed of
Proposed Outbreak in That City and
.^Environs and Defensive Steps Taken!
Prevented Consummation of Plans.
-Manila, Dec. 28.Eight Filipinos
have been arrested on the charge of
.sedition as a result of an abortive ris
ing In Manila and its environs. Fur
ther arrests are probable.
From army sources it is learned
that a general warning was sent to
all' officers on Thursday afternoon
Stating that fully 10,000 Filipinos in
'Manila alone were ready for a con
certed attack on Fort Santiago, the
Curatel Espana, the Curatel Infanteria
"iand the medical depot. The military
units were immediately prepared and
a street patrol was started at dusk.
5""-Constabulary agents who are mem
bers of the secret societies disclosed
the plans for an uprising, thus en
abling a force of constabulary and
police to disperse gatherings at Ba-landra
gumbayan, Paco and Navotas, near
Use Chairs as Weapons.
At Caloocan a squad of American
sailors seized chairs when a force of
Filipinos approached a dance hall in
which they were gathered and, using
the chairs as weapons, routed the
Filipinos, ef which quite a number
Wjereeinjured. 1 Th rising evidently was poorly or-
ganized and lacked leaders. It was
dbmposed for the most part of persons
implicity trusting the word of Ar
temio Ricarte, a revolutionary, who
conducts a continual propaganda from
Hongkong, to which place he wasby
banished by the American authorities
some time ago. Ricarte, it is stated,
advised that the anti-American at
tempt be made on ^Christmas eve
when the American officers would be
expected to celebrate the holiday.
Reports from the provinces tell of
minor risings and occasional violence,
"but details from these sections are
The situation now, from all appear
ances, and according to official state
ments, is well under control of the
TERRE HAUTE MAYOR
IS UNDER ARREST
Indianapolis, Dec. 28.Charged in
Indictments with attempts to corrupt
the election of Nov. 3 last in Terre
$iaute, Donn M. Roberts, mayor of
Terre Haute, and an announced can
didate for the Democratic nomination
for governor in 1916, was taken in
custody by United States Marshal
Mark Storen at Terre Haute.
Roberts, accompanied by Judge Eli
H. Redman of the Vigo circuit court,
answered a summons and sought the
marshal at his hotel. The mayor ad
mitted that both he and Redman had
been placed under arrest
County Sheriff Dennis Shea, who
surrendered voluntarily earlier in the
morning, emerged from Marshal Sto
ren's temporary office in a hotel short
ly after noon and announced that he
had given bond.
These latest arrests, nineteen in
number, bring the total taken in cus
tody by the United States officials to
sixty-five. HRV8 PLAN JULY CONGRESS
National Meeting Will Discuss Shep
Washington, Dec. 28.Prohibition
enthusiasts from throughout the coun
try will hold a five-day convention at
Atlantic City beginning July 6, at
which the Sheppard-Hobson joint
resolution, pending in congress, for
the submission to the states of a con
stitutional amendment providing for
national prohibition.will be considered
This was announced here by the Anti
Saloon League of America, by which
the meeting has been called and under
whose auspices it will be held.
Thousands of delegates are expect
ed to attend. The particular time for
holding the meeting was selected be
cause it is hoped to impress the thou
sands of visitors usually at Atlantic
City with the strength and enthu
siasm of the sentiment back of the
slogan "Nationwide prohibition by
1926." SIX ARE INJURED IN BLAZE
Fifty Persons Driven Out When
Apartment House Burns.
Denver, Dec. 28.Six persons were
injured, some of them seriously, in a
fire which partly destroyed the Buck
ingham hotel, a fashionable apartment
About fifty persons were driven
from their apartments by the fire.
The property damage was not
BANK'S FUNDS ARE GONE
Forty-two Thousand Dollars Missing
From Islip I.) Institution.
Washington, Dec. 28The national
bank examiner in charge of the First*
National bank of Islip, L. I., reports
that the capital and surplus of the in
stitution, $42,000 in all, has been
wiped out and that at the request of
I the directors he has taken charge. No
farther details were reported.
Pioneer wantsone-half cent a
Reiterates Italy's Attitude
of Watchful Neutrality.
A vote of confidence in the govern
ment and its policies was adopted al
most unanimously by the Italian cham
ber of deputies.
Previous to the vote Premier Sa
delivered a speech to the depu
ties in which he reaffirmed his state
ment made in a previous address that
Italy's position was one of watchful
neutrality. He said nothing had hap
pened to warrant any change in that
TO PROBE ALLEGED TURK ACT
Secretary Daniels Issues Instructions
to Cruiser Commander.
Washington, Dec. 28.Secretary
Daniels has called on Captain Oman,
commanding the armored cruiser
North Carolina, to report whether
threats of violence had been made
Turks at Tripoli against American
sailors. Athens dispatches said that
American warship had threatened
bombardment as a result.
The North Carolina and the Tennes
see both are at Beirut, the Tennessee
having gone there from Jaffa after de
positing gold. Beirut is about forty
miles south of Tripoli, where the dis
orders are said to have occurred.
One report was that Turkish au
thorities sought to prevent the de4*
parture of American, British and
French consuls and that the attack
on the American crew of a commer
cial ship and the threatened bombard
ment of Tripoli by the American man
SUIT ATTACKS MOVIE TRUST
New York Rental Company Asks $1,-
800,000 Under Sherman Act.
New York, Dec. 28.The Greater
New York Film company, an exchange
for the circulation of moving picture
films in New York city, filed a Sher
man law suit against the General
Film company, its officers and com
ponent companies, for $1,800,000,
three times the amount of damages
alleged to have been caused by the
It is charged that the defendants
have combined to operate and conduct
an unlawful business "under the
cloak of the so called Edison license
The plaintiff asserts that its busi
ness has become practically worthless
because of the acts of the defendants.
Loses $40,000 in Holdup.
Kansas City, Dec. 28.E. H. Hobart,
a mining man of Denver, was held up
and robbed of stocks and bonds val
ued at $40,000 and $200 in cash. Ho
bart was met two blocks from the
Union station, where he had just ar
rived from Denver, by two men who
forced him into an alley at the point
of a revolver.
Forty Below in New York State.
Watertown, N. Y., Dec. 28.North-
ern New York is experiencing the
coldest weather of the winter. The
official thermometer'registered 24
low zero in this city. Temperatures
from 30 to 40 below have been report
ed from various points in the Adiron
Trades Island for Guns.
Washington, Dec. 28.The Japanese
embassy has received official advices
from Tokio that Russia has ceded to
Japan its half of the Island of Sakha
lin for some heavy guns. The island
was officially Russian until Septem
ber, 1905. The southern half was
ceded to Japan by the terms of the
treaty of Portsmouth.
General Kelly-Kenny Dead.
London, Dec. 28.General Sir
Thomas Kelly-Kenny, seventy-five
years old, formerly general of the
British forces, is dead. His home was
at Boolough Lodge in County Clare,
where he had lived since his retire
ment in 1907.
Runaway Engine Kills Three.
Atchison, Kan, Dec. 28.A light en
gine, rdnning -wild down a steep grade
near Shannon, on the Missouri Pa
cific, collided headon with passenger
train No. 1Q6. It was reported three
men were killed.
Whitman Takes Oath of Office.
New York, Dec. 28.District Attor
ney Charles S. Whitman took the
oath of office as governor of New York
before Presiding Justice Ingraham of
the appellate division of the supreme
The United States navy has per
fected a searchlight visible under fa
vorable circumstances for 100 miles.
A spreading oak tree sixty feet
high has about, 6.000.000 leaves.^
THE BZURA RIVER
Petrograd, Dec. 28.Resisting con
stant day and night attacks along the
seventy-five-mile front from the Vis
tula river southward to Opochenow
the Russian line before Warsaw con
tinues to hold.
The banks of the Bzura and Rawka
rivers, where the Germans have vain
ly endeavored to cross, are lined with
bodies, both sides having lost heavily.
Massed attacks upon strong Rus
sian positions have been repeatedly
repulsed, but the efforts of the Ger
mans continue and a strong' counter
attack is being directed against their
lines along the Pilica river.
While the Germans are directing
their main assaults between Sochae
zew and Skierniewice the Russians
are endeavoring to pierce the German
line along the Pilica. Only at one
point along the Bzura river have the
Germans been able to make a cross
ing, it is declared here, and with rein
forcements that have been hurried to
that region they are expected to be
It is generally believed here that
the fighting in Poland is now rapidly
approaching a crisis.
General Francois is endeavoring to
resume his march from Mlawa on the
The Germans in that region, it is
now admitted, are offering serious re
sistance and have partially succeeded
in assuming an offensive.
FORTY BURIED IN LANDSLIDE
Part of Valmontone, an Italian Town,
Rome, Dec. 28.Heavy rains caused
a landslide at Valmontone, a city of
about 4,000 inhabitants, thirty miles
southeast of Rome.
Part of the city was covered by the
landslide and many buildings col
lapsed. Forty persons were buried
beneath the ruins.
In the surrounding country the riv
ers have overflowed their banks,
causing large losses to property.
NOVEL POINT RAISED BY
London, Dec. 28.Switzer- 4*
4* land, in raising the question of 4*
4* violation of its neutrality by 4*
4* British aviators who flew over 4*
4* its territory to drop bombs on 4*
4 the Zeppelin sheds af Fried- 4*
richshafen, brought out a point 4*
4* of international law that may 4-
4* prove a source of worldwide 4*
4* dispute. 4*
4* If the passage of an airship 4*
4* through the air of a neutral 4*
4* country is a violation of the 4*
4- neutrality laws, how about the 4*
4* sending of a wireless message 4-
4* across neutral territory? 4*
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Italy's Landing of Marines at Avlona
Explained by Rome.
London, Dec. 28.The landing of
Italian marines at Axlona, Albania, is
not expected to be followed by repre
sentations from Austria to Rome.
Italy has declared her intentions
are governed solely by a desire to pre
vent anarchy spreading to the Adriat
ic shores and it is believed that Aus
tria for the present will accept this
A general revolt, inspired by Turk
ish Moslemites, is reported to have
caused the disturbances.
It is semi-officially stated from
Rome that the landing of marines
does not mean that demonstrations
are to be made against interior points,
but preparations against all eventual
ities are evident, since the city is
held in much greater force than dur
ing Octqber, when marines were land
ed for the first time.
MAKE 515,000 MOTOR CARS
This Year's American Product Valued
Chicago, Dec. 28.In the year draw
ing to a close American manufactur
turned out 515,000 motor vehicles
valued at $485,000,000.
This information came from Alfred
Reeves, general manager of the Auto
mobile Chamber of Commerce, who
added that this output came from 450
He said there are 1,500,000 cars reg
istered in the various states, 15,000
automobile dealers in the country, 13,-
630 garages and 680 supply houses.
WAR MAY SPLIT HIBERNIANS
Canadian Order Plans to Separate
From American Lodges.
Winnipeg, Dec. 28.Owing to the
attitude taken by American lodges of
the Ancient Order of Hibernians to
wards the present war, which is said
to be out of sympathy with Great
Britain's stand, the lodges tn the va
rious provinces in Canada -lave de
cided to separate from the American
Nova Scotia and British Columbia
have already separated and meetings
will be held in the other provinces
next month to take final action.
Minnesota Suffrage Leader Dead.
Red Wing, Minn., Dec. 28.Mrs
Julia B. Nelson, aged seventy-two
years, educator, author and nationally
identified with the W. C. T. U., is
dead. She was born at Hidge Ridge,
Conn., and taught in the log school
house of Minnesota in the early days.
Mrs. Nelson was one of the pioneers
of women's suffrage in America.
Sixty blind women, all members of
the Women's Club of the New York
Association for the Blind, gave a con
cert recently for the benefit of the
A want ad wni sell It for youi
AWARDED IRON CROSS.
Chancellor von ethmarin-Hell
weg Is Honored by the Kaiser.
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Dr. von Bethmann:Hollweg,
chancellor of .Germany, has been
awarded the iron cross of the first
Miss Clara Decaire, who has been
the guest of her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. P. M. Decaire, returned'to Grand
Forks this afternoon where she holds
a responsible position with the Red
River Valley Power company.
William Willson, manager of the
local branch of the Armour Packing
company, has returned from Duluth
where he spent Christmas with rela
tives. Mrs. Willson will remain in
Duluth several days.
Mrs. C. E. Lewis, of Baudette, is
the guest of Miss Marie Klein, and
will remain here during the week.
Mrs. Lewis was formerly Miss Essie
Brannen of this city.
Mr. and Mrs. Bart Stafford return
ed this morning from Fosston, where
tbey spent Sunday with Mr. Staf
Mrs. Maude,Sheppard of Minnea
polis, will return to her home this
evening, after spending Christmas
with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. D.
For indoor target practice a pistol
from which a ping pong ball is shot
by a spring has been patented.
Women students enrolled at the
University of^ Pennsylvania now
INDIANS ADVANCE IN
(Continue- rrom Pace 1.)
dian timber on reservations, in order
that its disposal and handling may be
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The premiums are to be given to
the Church. Lodtfe. School, Society
or itMlivichLfllreceiTing the largest
number orgies by Saturday night,
January 16th. Just a little hustling
At the conference of field super
visors, Commissioner Sells gave ex
pression to his views regarding the
liquor conditions on Indian reserva
tions, an extract of which appears
in his report. He says that he beoner,
lieves the greatest present menace to
the American Indian is whisky that
does more to destroy his constitu
tion and invite the ravages of disease
than anything else it does more to
demoralize him as a man, and fre
quently as a woman it does more to
make him an easy prey to the un
scrupulous than everything else com
bined. The operatipns of the Indian
service to protect the Indians from
intoxicants extends from Florida to
New York in the east, and from
Washington to California in the west,
and from-'the Atlantic to the Pacific
BUT TWO CHANGES
IN COUNTY OFFICES
(Continued from Paae 1.)
the only, county official whose term
is not changed by the four-year term
law, the constitution interfering. But
this does not trouble the judge to any
great extent. Judge Clark begins
his fifteenth year in office next Mon
day, his first election taking place
in 1912, and re-elections coming ev
ery two years. He was practicing
before the Blackduck land office
when first elected. Miss Hazel Min
nick will continue as Judge Clark's
Has Wide Reputation.
In W. B. Stewart, Beltrami county
has a superintendent of schools of
whom it is justly proud. Since his
election in 1906, Mr. Stewart has
worked ceaselessly in an effort to ad
vance' the educational conditions of
the county and success has crowned
his efforts. He is known over all of
Minnesota, and in fact, the north
west, for his wide knowledge in mat
ters along educational lines and for
his urgent work in behalf of con
solidated schools, which are proving
such a success wherever established.
He was for three years, previous to
his election, superintendent of the
Bemidji city schools. T. S. Thomp
son will continue as assistant to Mr.
Stewart and he is in every way quali
fied for the position.
Never Missed a Meeting.
With the exception of Mr. Hayes,
the board of county commissioners
remains unchanged. A. E. Rako was
this year elected to succeed himself
as commissioner of the first district,
while Commissioners Helic Clement
son, in the second William Lennon
ia the fourth, and J. C. Thompson,
in the fifth, held over. During the
four years that he has held office
Commissioner Rako has never missed
a board meeting and has on all occa
sions attended to committee work to
which he has been assigned, a record
of which he justly feels proud. The
other members of the board are high
conducted the business of the board
and comprise aboard equal to any in
the state. They have at all times
conducted the business of the county
in a manner giving general satisfac
tion and for the best interests of the
Judge D. H. Fisk, court commis
sioner, was re-elected without oppo
sition. Judge Fisk has conducted
SEGAL EMPORIUM CO.
BARGAI N CARNIVAL
$50,000 Worth of High Grade Merchandise for Men, Women and Children
TO BE SOLD IN 16 DAYS
COMMENCING WEDNESDAY, DEC. 30th, LASTING 16 DAYS UNTIL
SATURDAY, JAN. 16th
TWO IMMENSE STOCKS TO BE SACRIFICED
DAD11 A/I LADIES MISSE S AN
CiXTiKtFKI U1T1 KAJ. CHILDREN' S WEAR
$660.00 1I N BEAUTIFUL, PRBSBINTS FREE
HOW W E ARE OOIING O O I
THIS BEAUTIFUL $350 STARK PIANO FREE
this office, which is very important
because of its connection with judic
ial matters, in a most satisfactory
manner, devoting much time and
careful attention*~to the work.
Garfield Ackerberg, the new cor
will hold county office for the
first time. He has, been a resident
of Bemidji for many 'years and on
several occasions has been a candi
date for city and county offices.
Pioneer want ads bring results.
TOO LATE TO CLASSIFY
LOSTA lady's watch and fob, be
^tween 410 Railroad street and 3rd
street on Minn. Ave. Finder leave
at Pioneer for reward.
OB Exhibition at Se_l Emporium Co,
Just the thing you have been
Ladies' and Misses' all wool
Dresses in navy, brown, black
serges and mixtures and other
materials. Trimmed very pret
tily in red, green and plaid silk,
some trimmed with buttons.
Sizes from 16 to 38. Only a
few left, while they, last
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Special on All
For Tuesday and
Everras a boy,
tie a can to a dog's tail
and see him scoot?
Sure you didwe did!
And how about that
lot, or house or piece
of furniture, or auto you
wish to get rid of?
Tie a.Daily Pioneer Want
Ad to it frienddo it
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Terms of Contest
No employee of our
store can be a candidate
No solititing of votes
in the store.
Votes must be cast on
day of purchase.
No employee will be
allowed to solicit votes.
Watch for Extra Vote
One Vote for Each One
Cent Purchase. J-
Extra Votes for All