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ABOUT THE STATE
News of Especial Interest to
MININ6 COMPANIES MUST PAY
Governor Hammond Says Hibblng
Concerna Cannot Defy Law in
Matter of Taxes.
"The mining companies of Hibblng
will have to pay their taxes," said
Governor Hammond to Mayor Victor
Power of Hibblng following a
hour conference at the capitbl at St.
Paul relative to the iron range situa
tion which has brought the village of
Hibblng to a point where its funds
"These companies cannot defy the
law," the governor said. "The village
officials evidently are acting within
their rights and will be supported by
Mayor Power and Rupert Swlnter
ton of the Hibblng council met the
governor for the purpose of devising
a plan by which the government of
Hibblng may be continued until the
mining companies can be forced to
pay the $750,000 taxes due the vil
lage this year.
For three months the village has
been running on a credit basis and:
it has reached the point where it can
not continue without cash.
OVER HALF OF STATE DRY
Temporary Lull Exists In Minnesota
At least half of Minnesota's area
and more than one-third of the pop
ulation of the state are in "dry" ter
ritory at the close of the first county
option campaign waged in the state.
Now that fifty-two counties of Minne
sota's eighty-five have voted under the
county option law a lull has been
reached in the fighting. It has been
a country campaign thus far, with no
city of 20,000 population involved, but*
now it is switching to the metropolis
of the state, and for the next two
months all eyes will be on Minneapolis.
With fifty counties of the state
"dry" by vote or by action of the fed
eral authorities a fight for state pro
hibition is believed imminent. The
next legislature is likely to submit1
the question to a popular vote in
In fifty-two counties the voting has
made forty-three "dry" while nine
have stayed "wet." A total of 421 sa
loons put out of business means much
to the brewers of the state. Many of
the saloons have shut down already
as their licenses expired, while oth
ers have the six months of grace al
lowed by the law, and will shut down
at various times from October to Jan
GIFTS CANT BE RECALLED
Winona Judge Rules Against Bach
Santa Claus cannot recall his gifts.
That decision was made in Judge S.
H. Somsen's court at Winona when he
ordered findings for the defendant in
a case Instituted by C. C. Waterman
against Helen Schaumaun.
Waterman, a wealthy bachelor farm
er of Winona county, last winter ad
vertised for household help. The
Schaumaun girl responded, but didMails
not take the position.
Waterman filed complaint against
the girl, charging that she was un
lawfully retaining some Jewelry. Wa
terman set forth in the pleadings that
he gave the girl the jewelry when she
promised to marry him. The girl tes
tified that it was a Christmas present.
Move to Reopen the Saloons In Indian
A move to reopen the saloons In
Bemidji, Grand Rapids and other
towns where saloons have been af
fected by the Indian treaty of 1855
has been started in Grand Rapids.
A hearing on a petition for an in
junction to prevent the government
from closing the saloons in that terri
tory will be had before Judge C. W.
Stanton Aug. 17.
The grounds of the petition are that
there are not enough Indians in the
territory to make the treaty provi
CHILD PUSHED INTO FIRE
Victim Diet of Injuries Suffered While
Pushed backward by a playmate
Into a' bonfire in the rear of her home
in Ironton, Mileva Rajicich, four-year
old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Michael
Rajicich, suffered burns which re
sulted in her death at the city hospi
A bonfire was surrounded by small
Austrian children who merrily sang
as they pushed each other about. A
little hoy pushed Mileva in the direc
tion of the pile of burning twigs. She
tell into the flames^
Lacks. Rent Ends His Life.
Orderedr by his landlord to move
out of- his heme and despondent over
«is' inability- to pay the rent, John
Miller, a Mankato laborer, committed
suicide-by hanging'himself in his
torn. A widow and six children sur
-XlllBif AT^SJ«E| FAIR
Government Will Show How Parcel
Post System Works.^.^^.
Acting under instructions from Post
master General Burleson, Postmaster
Purdy of Minneapolis probably will
install a parcel post exhibit at the
Minnesota state fair.
The postmaster general tried the ex
periment of having such exhibits
throughout the country last year and
it proved successful. In his letter Mr.
"There is no appropriation from
which expenses in connection with
these exhibits can be defrayed and
you are, therefore, limited to making
such arrangements as you can make
without incurring any expense or ob
ligation to' the department. However,
the postmasters who successfully con
ducted exhibits last year have report
ed that space Is readily obtained with
out expense and that business men
glad to loan for exhibition as par
cel post shipments the articles that
they sell, in consideration.of having
their advertising cards attached to
"In addition to such attention as
you can give the exhibit yourself a
well informed competent clerk should
be detailed to give information con
cerning the advantages of the parcel
post and you are hereby authorized to
assign one employe of your office for
SECOND CHOICE IS INVALID
Minnesota Supreme Court Declares
The second shoice features of elec
tion laws in Minnesota are unconsti
tutional, according to an opinion of
the supreme court.
The court holds that an elector is
entitled to one vote, and has no right
to influence the election of another
candidate by expressing an addition
al choice. The decision does not af
fect the general election laws of the
state, as the second choice feature
was repealed by the 1915 legislature,
but it does affect those cities with
home rule charters,, which have the
second choice feature.
According to the decision Duluth
has been governed by illegally elected
commissioners and her municipal jus
tice administered by illegally elected
judges for twb years. The charter
came into effect in 1918 and the first
election under it, April 1 1913, estab
lished the commission form of gov
ernment and chose the new commis
sioners under the preferential sys
tem of voting.
FUNDS TO IMPROVE ROADS
Minnesota Highway Commission Will
State highways aggregating fifty
miles In length have been ordered
improved at a,cost of $131,500 by the
state highway commission. In Nicol
let county $30,500 will be spent in
graveling twelve miles of road north
west from Mankato, a link in
Chicago, Black Hills and Yellowstone
trail, and in the Mankato, St. Peter
and New Ulm road system.
A link in the Minneapolis, Aber
deen and Yellowstone trail will be
built in Yellow Medicine county,
where $49,000 will be spent in the im
provement of an extension eighteen
miles long running west from Granite
In Aitkin county eighteen miles of
road will be partially graveled at a
cost of $51,000, to form a link in the
highway from the Twin Cities to the
EDITOR USES WRONG MEDIUM
Carry Threats to Duluth Ital
ians and Writer Is Convicted.
Vincenzo Clmino, editor of the
Courier, an Italian newspaper pub
lished in Duluth, has been found
guilty in United States court of
tempting to obtain money by. illegal
methods through the United States
mails., Conviction carries with it a
maximum penalty of five years in a
federal prison or a fine of $1,000, or
Cimino, it was charged, attempted
to force prominent Italians of Duluth
and St. Louis county to contribute to
the support of his paper, sending them
letters in which he threatened them
with newspaper attacks if they failed.
CARRIES ITS OWN INSURANCE
State of Minnesota Places $11,558,581
in Risks With Itself.
The state, through S. D. Works, in
surance commissioner, has placed $11,
558,581 in fire insurance with itself,
following the state's policy to carry
its own insurance on state Institution
The amount set aside out of the
legislative appropriations by way of
premiums on this insurance is $77,
The state is still carrying about
$370,000 worth of insurance in stock
companies which still has some time
to run before expiration.
SLAIN BY BOX CAR BANDITS
One of Five Harvest Hands Resists
The police authorities of Belle
Plaihe are seeking two alleged bandits
who held up five harvest hands in a
freight car near there, robbed them
of a small amount of money and shot
and killed James Miller of St. Louis,
Mo., when he resisted the attempt to
The men answer the description of
robbers who took part in a holdup in
the railway yards in Mankato recently.
Polish Capital Remains in
Hands of Slavs:
ARE HOPING FOR RELIEF
Petrograd Announcement Tells of
Heavy German Reinforcements
From West, "Thereby Creating Fa-
vorable Conditions forActive Oper-
ations by Our Allies."
London, Aug. 3.—No direct news
from Warsaw has been received here.
While there are increasing indica
tions that Grand Duke Nicholas is
withdrawing his army from the Polish
salient, there is evidence that the
capital still Is In possession of the
Russians, since Petrograd correspond
ents of Warsaw papers were directed
to send accounts of the duma's open
ing for their papers.
That Russia has not entirely aban
doned hope of a diversion in the west,
which may relieve the tremendous
pressure exerted on her by the Aus
tro-German armies, is shown by the
announcement from Petrograd that
the German forces before Warsaw
have been heavily reinforced from "the
west, "thereby creating favorable con
ditions for active operations by our
There has been heavy fighting on
the Narew front, where the Germans
have made some progress in thewill
desperate battle which is raging be
tween the Narew and the Oje rivers.
Latest reports from Vienna are that
the Russians are retreating further
east, pursuing German regiments hav
ing passed through Chelm.
At the opening of the Russian duma
before a brilliant assemblage the min
isters in their speeches did not at
tempt to minimize the gravity of the
situation, but all agreed Russia had
not reached the end of her resources.
AUSTRIAN LOSSES HEAVY
Reported to Have Sustained 40,000
Casualties in Two Days.
Geneva, Aug. 3.—The Geneva Trib
une has published a dispatch from its
correspondent in Innsbruck, Austria,
who says that east of Warsaw the
Germans have ceased their attack,
but to the northwest terrible fighting
continues. The Russians are seeking
to kill as many of their enemies as
North of Lublin, since Saturday, the
have been fighting a power
ful rear guard action. In this vicin
ity the Austrians have lost no fewer
than 40,000 men during the last forty
South of bhelm, the correspondent
goes on to say, there have been con
stant counter attacks and the Aus
trians have not advanced In this sec
tor since Saturday. East of Ivan
gorod the Austro-Germans have ad
vanced forty miles in the last four
SHANKLIN TO SEE LANSING
Expected to Throw Considerable Light
on Mexican Situation.
Washington, Augl 3.—Arnold Shank
lin, American consul general at Mex
ico City, has arrived here to confer
with Secretary Lansing regarding
Mexican affairs. He was recently re
called Washington following re
of a difficulty he had with the
Brazilian minister, who is looking
after American interests in Mexico.
Mr. Shanklin was expected to
throw considerable light on the po
litical as well as the food situation at
Mexico City, wliere it was said that
Immediate steps' would be taken by
General Carranza, whose forces are
again in possession, to transport /by
rail food to the starving people.
Turks Seize Greek Ships.
Athens, Aug. 3. —Greek ships along
the Asia Minor coast, on which were
a number of invalid Greek civilians
returning to their, native country,
have been seized by the Turks, ac
cording to advices from Constantino
ple. The Turks put the sivk Greeks
ashore and substituted their own
wounded, forcing Greek doctors to at
French Marines Land In Haiti.
Washington, Aug. 3 —French ma
rines have been landed at Port au
Prince, Haiti, with the consent of the
United States. The? soldiers are
guarding the French .legation, from
which President Gulllaume of Haiti
was taken and assassinated.,..-, •«,.
Big German Guns Go East.
London, Aug. 3.—Several forty-two
centimeter guns to be used in the*
bombardment of Russian forts passed
through Berlin last week on their
way to the Eastern frontier, accord
ing to a Central News dispatch from
British-: Steamer Sunk. J||||||'.
London, Aug. 3.—The British steam
ship CUntonia has been sunk. Fifty
four of the persons aboard were
saved. The CUntonia, a vessel of 3,
838 tons "gross, was last reported to
have sailed from Tynemouth July 2
for Marseilles. i:
"King of Hoboes" to Make World
Tour for Purpose of Organization.
Jeff Davis, styled the "King of Ho
boes," plans to leave New York short
ly on a world tour in the private yacht
of George E. Crater, Jr., the miner
patron of the hoboes,, for the purpose
of organizing an international union
of 5,000,000 hoboes.
Davis: stated emphatically that this
was not to be a pleasure trip, but
be a world study of the hobo
question for the purpose of establish
ing branches of the international or
ganization in every country-
TO CURB AMERICA
Berlin, Aug. 3.—Europe, by prolong
ing the world war, is committing sui
cide and making the United States
the greatest world power, in the opin
ion of Professor George Simmel, au
thority on international politics, in an
article in the Tagleblatt
"America stands nearby as' the
waiting heir at the deathbed of a rich
testator," he wrote.
"Sending ammunition is the chief
indication of this attitude. Europe
sends not a small portion of its for
tune to America and the equivalent,
which it receives, it blows into the
air or rather it uses for the better
execution of its suicide to hasten the
succession of America to the world
"The sending of ammunition is not
only a criminal enterprise for the en
richment of some purveyors. It is
the first great practical impulse with
which America hopes to accelerate
the western turn of the.hand of world
history. It places its arm. into the
hands of the European nations, hop
ing they will kill themselves for its
advantage and then take huge profits.
America profits by the weakening of
Europe in two ways.. It is a master
piece in the world's historical specu
lation. Is Europe to commit this hari
CAN FIGHT INDEFINITELY
German Official Says Condition of
Country Is Excellent.
Berlin, Aug. 3.—Economic and fi
nancial conditions in Germany are in
some instances better than they were
before this first year of the European
war, according to Dr. Karl Helfferich,
secretary of the imperial treasury.
Dr. Helfferich says that the British
starvation war has failed and that
there is. plenty of foodstuff for all.
Unemployment has vanished and
there is now more work than work
ers, he says.
Financially, he says, Germany can
carry the war through an unlimited
time. The total deposits are higher
than at the outbreak of the war, al
though more than $3,000,000,000 has
been paid on war loans.
The confidence of the people, he
says, in the financial strength of Ger
many is unbounded.
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THREf THOUSAND BUILD
Athens, Greece, Aug. 3.—Ar
rivals here from Constanti
nople report that 3,000 build
ings, including the German
hospital, filled with wounded
•K soldiers, were destroyed last
4* week by fire/•'-
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ANOTHER WEEK FOR WILSON
President's Vacation to Be Prolonged
at Insistence of Physician.
Cornish, N. H, Aug. 3—Plans for
President Wilson's return to Wash
ington are" still indeterminate. He ap
pears to be much benefited1 by his va
cation and his physician is insistent
'that he prolong his stay as many
days as1 possible. It is believed he
will be here another week al least.
Will Be Meeting Race of All
Men In University.
ENTIRE COST $1,000,000.
Dr. James B. Angell, Venerable Educa
tor, In Eighty-seventh Year, 8eeing
Dream Come True—Campaign to
Raise $1,000,000 Starts In October.
Army of Graduates to Enroll.
Ann Arbor, Mich.—During the forty
four years that Dr. James B. Angell
has been president or president emer
itus of the University of Michigan ho
has preached the doctrine of true de
mocracy among college men. And now
the venerable educator in his eighty
seventh year is seeing a dream come
true. Michigan is to have a student
clubhouse, cosmopolitan in character,
which will be the common meeting
ground of practically all of the men in
the university. It is to be known as
the Michigan Union building, the un-
DB. /AMES B. AMOEIiIt AND PBOF08ED
Ion .being the student body that acts
as a clearing house for all student ac
tivities, thoughts and tendencies.
Dr. Angell several years ago made
the statement that the minds and char
acter of young men receive as deep
and abiding impressions from mixing
with one another as they do from con
tact with their professors. That sound
ed anew note in education and gave
an indication of what might be ex
pected in modern university develop
The Michigan union alms to give stu
dents that broader education that
comes from knowing men. Michigan
has 6,800 students, coming from every
part of the globe, and the exchange of
ideas among cosmopolitans is consider
ed by Dr. Angell one of the greatest
needs at all the large universities.^•"
It is claimed at the University of
Michigan that a great student body
such as the Michigan union has the
power to democratize undergraduates
by eliminating artificial barriers be
tween Greek letter fraternity men and
independents, between rich and poor.
In fact, the Michigan union has at
ready done much along that line, but
its real opportunity will come, accord
ing to President Emeritus Angell, with
the completion of the union building.
The alumni of Michigan—35,000 in
numbervHire to present the building,
equipped'and endowed, to the union.
The entire cost will be $1,000,000. Of
that sum $250,000 is for an endowment
to insure dues so low that the advan
tages of the union will be within the
reach of every student The building
will contain many of the features
found today in the fine clubhouses of
large cities—swimming pool, meeting
rooms, billiards and bowling alleys,
banquet halls and dormitories for re
The campaign to raise the $1,000,000
will be started in October. A Michigan
union committee is to be found in each
of the leading cities of America—183
in all. When the campaign begins an
army of 2,000 Michigan graduates will
be enrolled in the work.
NO WHITE TUTORS FOR BLACK
Georgia 8enate Passes Measure—Rock
efeller School Affected.
Atlanta. Ga. The Georgia senate
passed a measure prohibiting whites
from teaching in negro schools of the
state. It carries a provision that
makes It effective at once If it passes
The measure will fitted numerous
negro schools In Georgia endowed by
northern philanthropists. In many
cases the faculty and in nearly every
instance the president of the school
are white persons sent to Georgia by
the society or person controlling the
school. One of these schools is Spell
man seminary, in Atlanta, which Is
supported by John D. Rockefeller.
The Georgia measure is a copy of the
Kentucky law which has been upheld
by the United States supreme txrort
New Ulm Revfety
Wednesday, Aug. #, 1915
L. A. FRITSCHE
G. F. REINEKE, M. D.
Specialist in Diseases
of the .\y -y
Bye Ear, Nose and Throat.
10 to 12 A. M. and 1 to 6 P. if,
Office in the Olson Block.
Residence, 623 Center. NewUlm, Minn.
(30MSEN, DEMPSEY, 6 MUELLER
ATTORNEYS & COUN
Practices in all State and U. 8. courts
STEINHAUSER & ERICKSONf:
ATTORNEY AT LAW
Office over Review.
Special attention given to pvobattnff
Estates. Practices in all Courts
of the State and TJ 8. Court.
William Pfaender Agency
Insurance against fire, hail, tornado,
automobile, accident and death in
the best of companies.
Seal estate bought and sold.
Legal documents executed, loans
negotiated, steamship tickets sold.
•TEAM AND HOT WATER HEAT1SO
We are prepared to do all kinds of
..dumbing in a first-class manner Dp
aot fail to call upon ui when plumb
ers'services are required.
Minn, and Center Sti.
Phone 281 New Ulm
M. A. BINGHAM. A. W. BIHOHAM
Painting & Paper Hanging
PHYSICIAN & SURGEON
Office over Brown Co. Bank.
Telephone 175 or" 747
M. & ST. L. ThM Tato
No. 60—Ex. Sunday....... ,9:80 a. m.
To Esthervflle. Looal freight. ..
No. 86—Ex. Sunday.... /.., .7:4* a, m.
To New'Ulm only. Time freight.
No. 110—Ex. Sunday .8:46 p. m.
St. Paul, Mpls. to New Ulm. Pawgr.
No. 28—Ex. Sunday 2:Gff _k m.
To Storm Lake.
No. 170—Sundays. .12__6p. m.
St. Paul Mpls. to New Ulm (Sundays
No. 123—Ex. Sunday. .8:16 aw m.
Leave New Ulm to St. Paul and Mpls.
No. 29—Ex. Sunday........12:08 p: m.
To St. Paul, Mph. Watertown, connect
No. 181—Ex. Sunday .6:16 p. m.
New Ulm to Twin Cities Sundays only.
No. 87—Ex. Sunday... .. 2i80 p. m.
New Ulm to Winthrop.
No. 61—Ex. Sunday........ .8:46 p. m.
Estherville to Winthrop.
All passengers thru trains with no
change of care between New Ulm and
Twin Cities. •,."•• is -.u^-vs .,:-
THE CHICAGO AND
S GOING EAST.
NO 604^-Daily, new line 4.15 a
No 28—Ex Sunday, old line...6.26 am
Connects st KaaoteforTwin Ctttas or -t--£.™
!ZL ew Une 3.88
T»rln Cltl«_ and the __u*
E° M-1** S-nday, new line. .6.66
Connects at Mankato for potato Boat*
__J Une-.... l__o a a
No 13—Ex Sunday, old line. JB:12 am
Thro from Twin otlea and the ___X
go 23-Daily, old Hoe.!^!,T!.|S
No 27—Ex Sunday, old line. .8*0 __
a a a to
Baatan,. at Kaaotawith tmtm OWes!^^
N makes sharp mnmeetion
with Omaha No. 8 atlCasota for all
points North, arriving fit. Paul 10JB
a. m., Minneapolis 10-55 a. m,
F. P. Starr H. J. Wage*
Agent New Ulm flonoral AmrtA