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VOLUME 13, NO. 272.
BEMIDJI MAN MAY
E P'NOIDATE FO
Members Here Believe 1 Man
Should Be Named OrgaL.
RUMORED CLAYTON C.
CROSS WILL RUN
^Exhibits Being Prepared for Potato
and Poultry Show Epected
500 Will Attend.
Inasmuch as the Northern Minne
sota Development association will
hold its winter session in Bemidji,
Dec. 9-10, is a Bemidji institution
and was organized here, an effort will
"be made at the coming meeting to
name a Bemidji man for secretary of
Clayton C. Cross, land agent in
this city is spoken of as a possible
candidate for the position.
When interviewed today Mr. Cross
stt declined to state whether or not he
would be a candidate or whether Be
midji men had approached him in re
gard to the secretaryship.
It is expected that nearly 500 peo
ple will attend the meeting here in
December. An excellent program
has been prepared and will be an
nounced in a few days.
Exhibits are being prepared for the
potato and poultry show which will
be held in connection with the meet
FRE E CONCER
Excellent Program to Be Given at
City Hall Miss Ida Virginia
Brown is Soloist.
The Bemidji band will give the
first of a series of free concerts to
night at eight-thirty o'clock in the
city hall. The band will have 24
pieces and will be under the direction
of Director Louis Burchard.
After the concert a dance will be
The program to be given is as fol
lows: March"Spirit of Peace". .Kiefer
-Overture"The Sunny South"
(Southern plantation songs)
Waltz"Coeurs Epris" Peiffer
Solo Miss Ida Virginia Brown
Descriptive"The Mill in the
Popular songs"Grand Slam". .Lake
JEW MEMBERS FOR
Seven applications have been re
ceived for membership to the Be
midji naval militia, during the week,
according to an announcement made
today by Lieut. E. A. Barker. Ef
forts are being made to increase the
membership so that it will be above
standard before another inspection.
NEGRO IS LYNCHED.
Aberdeen, Miss., Nov. 12.John
Taylor, a negro, was lynched here
this morning because he criticized
the prevailing modes of the dress of
HAVE BRICK FACTORY
Blackduck will have a brick fac
tory in the near future. Clay for
the manufacture of brick has been
found on the Legler farm adjoining
the village. Henry Legler, owner of
the land, has had the clay examined
and is planning to have other tests
made^n the near future. If the clay
is of the right quality Mr. Legler will
begin the construction of a factory
for the manufacture of brick and pos
sibly also tile.
AT SWENS0N LAKE
The Bemidji schools held an ex
tension course meeting at Swenson
Lake last evening. Among those
who attended from Bemidji were R.
L. Given, Prof. B. M. Gile, Prof. A.
D. Bailey and Miss Vermilyea.
825 BIG GAME
LICENSES IN COUNTY
Over 825 big game licenses have
been issued at the office of the county
auditor. Hunters are returning to
Bemidji with their allowance in big
Several violations of the law have
been reported and are being investi
No accidents have been reported.
BELIEVED ITALIAN CENSORS
WITHHOLDING ANCONA NEWS
London, Nov. 12.It is believed
here that Italian, censors are with
holding important details of the
sinking of the Ancona by an Aus
trian submarine. News regarding
important phases of the disaster have
not been received. An accurate
death list is not obtainable at this
ALLIES FIRMLY ESTABLISHED
IN SOUTHERN SERBIA
Monastir, Serbia, Nov. 12.The
Allies are firmly established in south
ern Serbia. Monastir, Prileb and
the surrounding region have been
saved from the oncoming Bulgarians
by the French.
The refugees who fled to Prileb
American doctors who escaped from
Uskub before the arrival by cars,
reached here today after a round
about trip through Albania.
BILL TO BE PUSHED AGAIN
Washington, Nov. 12.The bill to
give a greater measure of self gov
ernment to the Philippines and prom
ise of ultimate independence, which
failed of final passage by congress at
the last session, will again be made
a part of the administration program
for the next session. High officials
let it be known today that congress
also would be urged to act on the bill
giving citizenship to Porto Ricans.
CYCLONE DEATH TOLL
AT GREAT BEND IS SIX
Great Bend, Kan., Nov. 12.The
death toll of the cyclone that swept
through this section of the state of
Kansas Wednesday evening was to
day raised to six by the death of two
who were injured. Three others are
in a dangerous condition, but this
city is not asking for any outside aid.
Pittsburgh, Pa., Nov. 12.A dis
pute in a small tailor shop here yes
terday which culminated in a strike
of a dozen or more tailors, spread to
other shops and it was stated today
that fully 500 men were out, de
manding an increase in wages and a
50 hour week.
Colored Pcmer Stock
GOULD HIGH MAN
WITH 209 SCORE
BEMIDJI, MINNESOTA, FRIDAY EVENING, NOVEMBER 12, 1915.
CONTEST 2 PINS
Barney Popp Team is Defeated in Fast
Contest Final Score is 2,388
Large Crowd Witnesses Game Week's
Schedule to End Tonight When
Barbers and Barker's Meet.
Standing of the Teams.
Won Lost Pet.
Schneider 1 0 1.000
Quality Grocers 1 0 1.000
Crookston Lbr. Co 1 0 1.000
Pioneer 1 0 1.000
Barker's 0 0 1.000
Barbers 0 0 1.000
Sentinel 0 1 .000
Beltrami County 0 1 .000
Koors Bros 0 1 .000
B. Popp 0 1 .000
The Schneider Bros, bowling quint
defeated the Barney Popp team last
evening at the Gould alleys by two
pins, the final score being 2,388 to
2,386 pins. The game was sensa
tional with brilliant flashes of bowl
ing. The men were evenly matched.
Schneider's Take Lead.
The Schneider team took the lead
and won the first game 768 to 759
pins, and the second game was won
by the Popp team, score 809 to 794,
and the third game was won by the
Schneider team, 826 to 818.
Charles Gould bowled the high
score of the evening, securing 209
A large crowd witnessed the game.
The averages for the game were:
Schneider BrosBerrigan 163, Hal
gren 141, Gould 164, Grover, 164 1-3,
Cominsky 164 PoppArmstrong,
155,- Anderson 147 Woodmansee
146, Stanton 178 and Harlon 170.
The scores were as follows:
Berrigan 161 153 175
Halgren 142 117 164
Gould 141 209 141
Grover 178 154 161
Cominsky 146 161 186
Totals 768 794 826
Armstrong 146 119 197
Anderson 126 164 152
Woodmansee 115 168 155
Stanton 203 192 138
Harlan 169 166 176
Totals 759 809 818
The Barbers and Barker's will
meet tonight in the final game of the
first week's series of the league.
LINERS WITH MANY
PASSENGERS IN DAN6ER
New York, Nov. 12.Transatlan-
tic vessels each heavily laden with
passengers are today passing through
the submarine zone where the Ancona
went down. The vessels are the White
Star liner Cedric and the Lloyd Ital
ian liner Casetta. The combined pas
senger lists total 2,288.
Mrs. E. H. Marcum returned home
today from a visit with her brother,
F. R. Davies, at Plummer, Minn.
A. B. Palmer, Supt. W. P. Dyer
and F. R. Dowell left last evening
for Tenstrike on a hunting trip.
Scouting Comes Easy To Scoop
O UNITE O END
International Peace Congress Presi
dent Galls on President to Ask
If U. S. Will Join.
BELIEVED INSPIRED BY
COUNTRIES AT WAR
Hospital at New York to Reconstruct
Faces Disfigured in War Graft
ing to Be Used.
Washington, Nov. 12.David
Starr Jordan, head of the Internation
al Peace Congress, today asked Presi
dent Wilson if the United States
would unite in the establishment of
a peace commission with other neut
ral countries to end the war.
The advances of Dr. Jordan are
interpreted as being definite overtures
toward peace by many neutral coun
tries of the world which are being in
spired by the countries at war.
It is not known what the presi
dent's answer will be.
At New York today, according to
a dispatch here, it was announced
that Brie Anema, a noted French
surgeon, had arrived to prepare plans
for a hospital supported partly by the
American Red Cross to treat disfig
ured faces from European battlefields.
Faces minus noses, jaws, lips, etc.,
will be rebuilt into human semb
lance. Grafting will bs used to re
place the bonds of the dead tissues.
There are thousands of such faces
RAN6E TOWN SALOONS
GET LEASE OF LIFE
Nasjiwauk, Minn., Nov. 12.-r-Nash-
waukj "'Keewatin and Calumet saloons
have received a lease of life from the
enforcement of the closing order of
Special Government Agent Larson
that was to have been effective
Wednesday when Judge B. F. Wright
issued an order temporarily restrain
ing the Federal officer from putting
into effect his dictum.
The agent's order is temporarily
held up until Nov. 23, when the re
straining order is made returnable
before Judge Wright at Walker. The
district judge issued the injunction
at Walker upon the petition of At
torneys J. M. Gannon of Nashwauk
and T. M. Stone of Keewatin, attor
neys for the saloon men. It was first
reported that the lawyers would ask
Judge McClenahan of Brainerd to is
sue the writ but later they decided
to apply to Judge Wright, who is
holding court at Walker.
Although Special Agent Larscon is
a Federal official the state courts have
a right to act, according to lawyers,
and they instance the order made.by
Judge Stanton a few years ago by
preventing the Federal officers tem
porarily from closing saloons in Be
Eight of the nine saloons here, five
of the seven in Keewatin, and two of
the three in Calumet are running to
day and will continue to run until
the outcome of the hearing Nov. 23
At the domestic science demon
stration at the high school yesterday
afternoon Miss Vermilyea gave a talk
on "Food and Food Values." Supt.
W. P. Dyer spoke on "Relation of
School to the Home." Miss Vermil
yea, assisted by the girls of the dom
estic science class, served refresh
London, Nov. 12.A strong inti
mation of compulsion at an early date
is contained in a statement by the
Earl of Derby, director of recruiting.
This statement is made, Lord Derby
declares, with the authority of the
prime minister. It says:
"If young men, medically fit and
not indispensible in any business con
ducted for the general good of the
community, do not come forward vol
untarily before November 30, the
government will after that date take
the necessary steps to redeem the
pledge made on November 2."
On the date refereed to Premier
Asquith announced in the house of
commons that if young men did not
come forth voluntarily and enlist,
other and compulsory methods would
be taken before married men were
called upon to fill their engagement
ADD ONE MORE CLERK
ON BOOKS AT HIBBING
Hibbing, Nov. 12.John Swin
borne has been added to the force of
state accountants who are examining
Hibbing books under direction of
State Public Examiner Fritz. The
force now includes, besides Swin
burne, J. O. Davis, J. O. Cederberg
and Miss Sarah Moran, who is chief
clerk of the examination.
Fritz is absent in St. Paul but has
announced that he will return to the
village within a1
week. How long the
examination will continue is uncer
tain, but intimations of the public ex
aminer are to the effect that the
check will continue several weeks
The accountants are doing their
work in the cloakroom of the village
armory on the third floor of the mu
DATES ARE CHANGED
FOR DISTRICT COURT
Crookston, Minn., Nov. i2.Judge
Watts has changed the dates for the
opening of the January term of dis
trict court in Polk county. The grand
jury will be called to meet Monday^
January 3, instead of January 4, and
the petit jury will hold its first ses
sion Monday, January 17, instead of
The Red Lake county district court
will be in session the week of Jan
AT EAST GRAND FORKS
East Grand Forks, Minn., Nov. 12.
In spite of the fact that three of
the strongest men to play with the
Crookston high school football aggre
gation have been declared ineligible,
all members of that organization will
come to this city next Saturday de
termined to carry back the title of
the Ninth congressional district.
When the list of eligible players had
been marked "O. K." by Superintend
ent Lurton, two names had been
AMERICAN BANKER REPORTED
KILLED IN MEXICO
Los Angeles, Nov. 12.Reports
that W. S. Windham, formerly a
banker and merchant of Pasadena,
Cal., has been assassinated in the ter
ritory of Tepee, Mexico, were re
ceived by Los Angeles friends yes
terday. It was presumed that he was
a victim of bandits.
Windham was superintendent of
the Quimiches ranch in the vicinity
The Eleanore Olson Concert com
pany of Chicago will give a concert
next Wednesday evening at the city
hall, under the auspices of the Scan
dinavian Lutheran church.
DOWN GAUNTLET TO
GREE WA PARTY
Parliament is Dissolved Elections
Have Been Set for
GENUINE BALLOT IMPOSSIBLE
MANY MEN WITH ARMY
Ex-Premier Venizelos Refuses to Sup
port flew Premier Skouloudis
Enlistment to Increase.
London, Nov. 12.King Constan
tine has thrown down the gauntlet
to the Greek war party.
Athens dispatches today announced
the dissolution by the king of the
parliament. The election has been
set for December 19.
It is evident that ex-Premier Veni
zelos refused to support the new pre
A genuine ballot is impossible be
cause most of the men of voting age
are with the army and cannot vote.
It is expected that the army will be
increased to 500,000 before the elec
tion, leaving but a handful of quali
fied men to vote.
Twenty-seven members of the Greek
parliament have deserted the war
party headed by Venizelos, according
to a report circulated here. If this
is true it will insure the king a neut
Skirmishing has proceeded inter
mittently for several days between
the Anglo-French and Serb Allies
along a 90-mile line, gradually merg
ing into a general battle. The.Bul
garian front extends from Tetevo
through to the Velesex section.
"^London reports that Italy haa
agreed to lend sufficient aid to the
Allies in the Balkan campaign to in
sure complete success.
DEMOCRATS ELECT: i
Louisville, Ky., Nov. 12.The elec
tion of former Congrsesman Augustus
O. Stanley of Henderson, Democrat,
as governor of Kentucky, was conced
ed in a statement issued today by
Edwin P. Morrow of Somerset, Re
publican gubernatorial candidate in
the election of Nov. 2.
Until today the Republican cam
paign managers had claimed a vic
tory for Mr. Morrow. Returns from
the 120 counties in the state showed
a plurality for Mr. Stanley of slightly
more than 300 votes.
BELIEVED BOMB CAUSED
BLAZE IN ITALIAN VESSEL
Port Arthur, Tex., Nov. 12.The
fire on the Italian ship Livietta,
which sailed from here Tuesday, with
a carload of oil from Buenos Aires,
resulted from an explosion believed
to have been caused by a bomb, ac
cording to a report of Captain Lico
of the Livietta, to the Italian consul
DEFEAT OF VILLA IS
REPORTED TO GOVERNMENT
Washington, Nov. 12.The defeat
of 3,000 Villa troops who attacked
Fuerte, Mexico, by a superior force of
the de facto government, was report
ed today in dispatches.
The attack was said to have started
WILLIS TO ADDRESS ELKS OF CROOKSTON
Crookston, Minn., Nov. 12.Judge
John Willis of St. Paul will deliver
the principal oration at the annual
memorial services of Crookston lodge
No. 342, Benevolent Protective Order
of Elks, on Sunday, December 5.
FARM CLUB POSTPONES
MEETING ONE WEEK
The meeting of the Bemidji Town
ship Farmers' club will meet Satur
day, Nov. 20, instead of tomorrow as
scheduled. JULIUS SCHULTZ
GETS WOLF BOUNTY
Julius Schultz of Woodrow was
yesterday paid a wolf bounty at the
Otto Schwandt, on a hunting trip
yesterday, shot his allotment of game,