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C. H. WILLIAMS DRUGS GERMAN NEWSPAPERS DEMAND r THIS SONG BE EXCLUDED i FROM ALL BOOKS. KAISER DECORATED THE AUTHOR BERLIN, Aug. 10.—(Via London, 10:36 p. m.)— A campaign against Ernest Lissauer's "Song of Hate'" against England has been started by the Cologne Volks Zeitung, a Catholic organ, which demands the exclusion of tlie song from books intended for the young. The paper declares it would be a portentious condition if. at a time of international bitterness, even the youth of a nation were taught to cher ish hatred. The Berliner Tageblatt and other influential newspapers have indorsed the demand voiced by the Volks Zeitung. Herr Lissauer was decorated by Kmperot William with the Order of the Eagle, fourth class, after his song was published in a Munich illustrated 'veeitly. FIREMEN'S FINAL INVITATION For the State Association's Conven tion to Be Held in Lewistown August 17, 18 and 19. A fourth and final invitation 1ms been sent out by the convention com mittee of tlie Lewistown Firemen's as sociation, and if every department in the state is not represented here next week, it will not tie because they don't want to come. This is the last of a series of invitations which have grown warmer each time until tiler's no getting away from them. Here they are: 999—General Alarm. "The heart of Montana will blaze of glory on August 17, IS and 19. You cannot refuse to answer a general alarm. If you do you are sub ject to a fine not less than the finest time of your life, and not more than the loss of a desirable education, based on the experience of the best fire fighters from all corners of the state. Come and see her smoke." -----f)-------- NABS ANOTHER SPEEDER. There is no rest for tlie speeder. Officer Riggers is on the job almost day and night, and it is a pretty hard thing to pull off a Barney Oldfield stunt within the city limits of Lewis town without being "nabbed" by tlie vigilant Mr. Riggers. For instance, yesterday a driver of an auto deliv ery wagon had to make up some time and he went along at a 22-mile an hour clip to do so. The result was ar arrest, appearance before the po lice judge and the usual fine. -vc r 'v'V^' j W ■ ari. jQea A (1 m tj ■ - athiji morning iiiuLy John &o£ into the Lasemeni wiih a ha tchet and chopped at the paAloA bet until it isn't pAes ania Lie. V/es to A - ed our hea vy furnituAe for the bummeA. Jflif! Lxi t hib fatheA would ha vf A.acl loib of furni tuee to L uy if LaLif hadn't smashed his ihumL whin he did and pix/en the alarm But buying new furniture is an easy task for me. I long ago found a reliable place to trade, and I've been going there for a long time and nowhere else. Qlwayi jtour friend, JLo u. PS.—I advise you, too, to buy your house furnishings from Lewistown Furniture Co. MARSH THE HOMEMAKER BERLIN, Aug. It) (Via London, 10 j p. in.l.—A special dispatch from War-j saw dated August 8 describes the tier- i man crossing of tlie Vistula at War-! saw. This was effected within the ! city itself, although the buildings on i j the eastern bank of the river still j were occupied by Russians, who, from j the shelter of the houses, could offer) ■ strong resistance to , the passage of j ■ the waterway. j The Russians and Germans had ! i maintained a vigorous fire during ] (Saturday. During jhe day bullets i whistled through tho streets leading j | to the waterfront of the Polish capital. | Nevertheless the Germans calmly ; worked their way dqwn to the quay iand occupied houses and gardens in force. j Tiiis spot was just down tlie stream from the railroad bridge. Pontoons i were brought up and the crossing of (the river was begun at daybreak. As j soon as the Russians saw this movc j ment they evacuated their positions iand abandoned the entire suburb of Praga, firing tlie main railroad station and houses and burning their supplies before departing. TWO SUITS FOR DIVORCE BROUGHT Belle Newkirk has brought suit (against Oscar N. Newkirk to secure a divorce on tire grounds of desertion 'and failure to provide. Tlie parties ! were married at Long Prairie, Minn., in 1899. The plaintiff asks for a decree, tlie custody of their five chil dren and for a share of tlie common I property. Relden & DeKalb repre sent tlie plaintiff. Mary Zajicek has brought suit against Joseph Zaiicek to secure a divorce. Tlie parties were married in this city in 1913, and the plaintiff alleges that tlie defendant has treated her with extreme cruelty for over a I year past and is now serving a term in tlie county jail for an assault upon her. A. I). Strouf, of Stanford, is the plaintiff's attorney. L. B. Jewell has brought suit against J. L. Earl to recover $223 and against ('. I,. Shuekhart to recover $130. S. W. Pennock represents the plaintiff. The jury in tlie case of the State j vs. Pearl Williams ot Hobson, charged i with conducting a disorderly bouse, brought in a verdict of not guilty and I the .defendant was duly discharged. ! A large number of Hobson witnesses were in the city and gave testimony at the trial. Adjudged Sane. j E. J'. Hurst, who was brought here | from the old soldiers' home near Kal , ispell by Sheriff Tulloek, was yester day examined as to his sanity, and adjudged sane by a commission of doctors. Tlie hearing was before Judge Ayres. Hurst will thus not bo I sent to the insane asylum, but will 1 be taken care of at the county farm. ACTION OF MAN DRIVING TEAM RESULTS IN UPSETTING OF AUTOMOBILE. TOM STOUT AND PARTY IN THE CAR A party consisting of Congressman and Mrs. Tom Stout, Mrs. J. T. Won -1 derlln, Coleman Stout, Mrs. Jack roe and Lloyd Raw had a narrow ■scape from serious injury or worsei j i ! i j j j ! ] j Tuesday afternoon when their auto overturned on the road to Moore, about nine miles from Lewistown. The party was on the way to Martinsdale on a fishing trip and carried a heavy mat ress across the car, immediately back of the front seat. This, and the fact that tlie top of the car was up, was what saved them. As it was Mr. Stout was rather severely bruised about the ribs, while Mr. Cans was also somewhat bruised, the others escaping uninjured. The top of the car was smashed and the wind shield splintered, while the front axel was sprung. It seems that Mr. Stout, on reach ing the top of the hill near the water tank, saw a man driving a team at tached to a rake on the road ahead of him. He put on the brake and slowed down, gradually approaching the man with tlie rake, sounding the horn as a signal to let him pass. The other party drive stolidly along, but it did not occur to Mr. Stout that he was not going to turn and allow the car to pass, as three feet would have been sufficient. Mr. Stout was final ly right upon the rake and he had his choice of driving into the outfit, which would have driven it forward on the horses, or turning over tlie bank, the roadway there being elevated. He threw on the emergency break, but could, not quite stop, and turned over tlie bank to avoid a collision. As the wheels went over tlie car upset, all those in it being caught under it.. Mr. Stout, who was in the front seat with Mr. Raw and Coleman, was caught under the door, but the weight was not sufficient to do more than give him a very tight squeeze. He was soon extricated and came on to the city, where an examination showed that no bones were broken. The car was righted and was found to be in running order, although badly bat tered. THREE CONTEST CASES ARE FILED Prior Settlement Is Claimed in All Three—Dispute Over Some Lands in the Winifred Sention. Prior settlement was alleged in hree contest actions against home stead entries that were launched Tues day in the local United States land office. The lands involved are located near Winifred. Louis C. Steffer is the contestant in two of the cases, the claimants be Margaret D. Gilberson of Weeping Water, Neb., and Floyd M. Canaday of Winifred. Edward Brassey is attorney I for the contestant in both actions. Mr. Steffer claims prior settlement and right to tlie land by virtue of his entry. Tlie lands are located in sec tion 27-27, township 21, range 21. Charles Eppely of Winifred has filed a similar conies tagainst William W. Ruchman. He claims preference right. The land is located in 8-21-21. CHICAGO UNION STOCKYARDS AGAIH CLOSED BY AUTHORITIES STRING FIELD, III., Aug. 11—Tlie Union Stockyards at Chicago were again made a restricted area, and six Illinois counties were placed in close quarantine today by federal and state authorities, following new outbreaks of tlie foot and month disease. State authorities said the fresh outbreak had been traced to infected anti-hog cholera serum. WASHINGTON. Aug. 11.—Ten coun ties and townships in Illinois and one county each in Indiana, Michigan and Minnesota were placed under close quartanine for foot and mouth disease today. BURNED TO DEATH. SPOKANE, Wash., Aug. 11.— Mrs. Elizabeth Sullivan, 64 years old, while filling a spirit lamp, dropped some denatured alcohol onto a stove here today and tlie explosion which fol lowed ignited her clothes and burned j her to death. Mrs. Sullivan, whose' home is in New Westminster. British Columbia, was visiting her daughter, Mrs. W. S. Nutter. I I NEW YORK, Aug. 11.—One million and fifty thousand ounces of United States gold coin, valued at $19,534,200, consigned in England to J. P. Morgan & Co., and brought across the Atlantic by a British warship, reached the end of its long voyage today at the United States sub-treasury here, after it had been carried in 25 motor trucks three miles through the streets under heavy police guard. The Morgan firm declined to make and statements regarding the value or character of securities which accom panied the gold. It was rumored in Wall street that the gold and securities totaled between $30,000,000 and $50, 000,000. It was generally stated that tlie securities were chiefly American railroad bonds and preferred shares of American railroad stocks. The shipment was made in 700 boxes. Crowds lined the streets as _____ the trucks passed and athrong watched tlie unloading. DR. ATTIX RETURNS FROM TRIP TO WINNETT IRRIGATION * PROJECT. IS HUY PLEASED WITH THE WORK Dr. and Mrs. t*\ F. Attix and Miss Virginia Powell has just returned a trip to the Winnett Irrigation I company's project, which is now un-j dergoing the finishing touches. This! project will put 14,000 acres of the finest land under the sun, under the ditch, and thus a vast and productive agricultural region will be added to Fergus' sum total of wealth and re sources. The doctor was surprised at the changes in the country since he vis ited the land two years ago. The country is now very well settled up and many improvements have been made. As for the irrigation project itself, It is coming up to the highest expec tations. The big artificial lake on Buffalo creek is already filling up ,on account of the heavy rains, and witli a wet or snowy winter, the lake will be full in the spring, ready for the owners to use in irrigating their hold ings. The lake when full will cover two sections. Dr. Attix says that a crew of men is now at work on the cement flume on Buffalo creek, and others finisli ing-up work is being done. Some of the land owners have crops in this year that turned out well. Another feature of the irrigation project is reported by Forbes Leslie and others, who live farther down the creeks. The state that this year they were not troubled any by floods, that in former years have done quite seri ous damage in wash-outs. Naturally this will be the case, as the flood wa ters are caught by the big dam and held in storage. CAO COMES CLOSE TO DASH OVER STEEP BANK IHTO CREEK MR. AND MRS. BULLINGTON OF BILLINGS HAVE NARROW ES CAPE IN ACCIDENT. Two RUlings people, Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Bullington, had an exceedingly narrow escape Tuesday evening, at a dangerous turn in the road, just south of Lewistown, and that they were not hurled to death seems almost miracul ous. In a car, Mr. Buttlington attempt ed to make a turn, at the foot of the hill, near where the bridge crosses Spring creek, just west of the brew ery. in trying to back, he killed his engine and thinking he had put the lever in neutral, he got out to crank up the car, which started forward, it being in low gear. He rushed to the side and stopped the engine quickly, and attempted to remove his wife, who was in tlie car at tlie time. In her j, urr j e d efforts to get out. Mrs. Bull ington sustained a badly sprained ankle. When the car. rushed forward, the left front wheel went several feet over the embankment and down its side, while the other wheel turned al most flat and stopped the car, owing to its impact against the top of the bank. This turning of the wheel was all that saved the car from going over the steep bank, and with it would have gone Mrs. Bullington. Spring creek flows just beneath tlie bank, and had the occupant escaped deatli by being crushed, the danger of drowning or being caught beneath tlie car in the creek was imminent. Mr. and Mrs. Bullington put up for the night at the house just opposite the scene of the accident. Tlie car is quite badly damaged. E ATI1 1ST SEED WASHINGTON, Aug. 11.—Permits for the shipments of fifty thousand bags of beet sugar seed from Germany to the United States have been issued by tlie Britisli government, after lengthy informal negotiations conduct ed by the trade advisers of the state department. This is the first of a series of ship ments tlie trade advisers hope to get out of Germany for the planting of the sugar heel crop which is entirely dependent upon German seed. Great j Britain has agreed to issue permits I for such shipments through neutral I ports when it is shown that tlie seed cannot be secured except from Ger many and the Berlin government is expected to authorize tlie exportation. All shipments will be consigned to the secretary of agriculture, who will distribute to farmers. MANY GO TO KENDALL. The Knights of Pythias came to the front in grand style last night, when nearly 30 of the members of the local lodge made the trip to Kendall by auto to attend the meeting there and help show the Kendall boys a good time. Those who went follow: W. S. Smith, R. G. Jacobson, Art Hall, O. Freeman, S. W. Barnes, Frank A. Wright, H. De Young, Charles Stephens, William Hann. William Slater, E. W. Eastman, E. A. Bradley. G. C. Green, James L. Martin, E. G. Worden, Jack Briscoe, E. F. Reilly, Michael Gosch, Marshall Huffine, J. G. Sells, C. C. Bratt. Her bert Linn, M. Messick, Frank Dow and W. O. Downing. NEW COMPANY FORMED. Tlie Commonwealth Improvement company filed its articles of incorpor-, ation yesterday in this county. The: " < r°!' porato !f ar< Y,. re( Robinson, " illiam D. Rose, Minor T. Martin. The j capital stock is $25,000. of which j amount tlie sum of $750 is subscribed, UR ,ES REPO T CONDITION OF THE COUNTY STRONG BOX AUGUST FIRST. PROTESTS ON ASSESSMENTS TODAY The report of Count}- Treasurer Ru fus Poland for July has been filed. It ____ ____ shows that on August 1 there was a total balance in all the county funds | of $48,080.83, and in the trust and; agency funds of $92,259.65, making a ; Lewistown sewer, $40.90; Lewistown paving, $105.02; Lewistown boulevard-1 ing, $163.20; Stanford improvement,(official $114.73; unfinished business, $245.68; Hilger fire, $8.93; Benchland fire, 45 ( , entg Receipts and Disbursements. grand total of $140,340.48. The balances in the county fund on August 1 were as follows: General. $197.41; road, $667.51; poor, $163.78; bridge, $4,257.37; contingent, $8,907.41; county sinking, $3,243.36; protest tax (county portion), $125.43; institute, $174.92; high school, $12,194.90; high school sinking, $16,375.74. Trust and Agency. The balances in the trust and agency funds were: General school, $1,266.81; district school, $83,121.30; state, $973.47; state bounty, $92.14; state sinking, $12.53; state stock bounty, $9.43; state stock indemnity, $1.35; insane asylum, $7.39; coroner's estate, $62.75; district court clerk, $11.16. re demption, $259.93; estate, $4,364.25; protest tax (trust and agency portion). $115.83; Lewistown, $907.64; Moore, $93.23; Stanford, $20.22; Roundup, $216.20; Lewistown sprinkling, $43.11; The disbursements from county funds in August amounted to $31,451.31 of which $789.46 was from the general fund, $6,207.01 from the contingent fund and $7,875 from the sinking fund. The receipts in July amounted to $13,025.13, of which $2,775.48 was from taxes; $1,833.75 from licenses; $2,149.28 from county officers' fees, and $6,266.62 from other sources. INVASION OF TEXAS (Continued from page one) pledged to a revolutionary organiza tion already. Authorities here tonight are guard ing the Rio Grande at a point below Brownsville, where it was reported several hundred armed Mexicans had gathered intending to cross the river under cover of darkness. A Mexican rancher in Hidalgo county, about 50 miles up the river from Brownsville, this afternoon appealed for aid, as serting that 80 armed Mexicans were in hiding on his ranch. He said they threatened to kill him if lie told of their presence. It was rumored this r.fternoon that officials on tlie Mexi can side of the river, which is under Carranza control, are responsible fol* some of the trouble on the American side, either by laxness of discipline, or by direct connivance. However, there is no evidence that any of the ^higher Mexican authorities are in volved. Officials here have reported that 1,700 former Carranza soldiers iiave crossed the river along a zone 120 miles wide, from a point below Brownsville to Rio Grande City, up the river. At least 30 different par ties are said to have crossed. Most of this river bank winds through thick brush and woods far from any roads, so that a small army of troops would have difficulty in guarding it. The arrival today of troops ap peared to have caused the bandits to shift rapidly westward into tlie less populous sections. Telephone mes sages tonight from the portion of Cameron county, north of here, where fighting has been going on for two weeks, indicate that the outlaws bad either left or were in hiding. About Mercedes, a few miles north west of here, rangers and cavalrymen pressed the bandits so bard today that some of them fled across the river. Cavalrymen captured 35 horses from one band near Mercedes after a long chase, in which so far as could be learned no one was wounded. Reports that politicians on the American side were responsible for the uprisings aroused much resent ment here. PLAN OF SAN DIEGO. SAN ANTONIO, Tex., Aug. 11. — Major General Frederick Funston, in command of United StateB troops on the border, sent a report to Wash ington, it was announced tonight, in dicating that secret organs are en ticing Mexicans under the so-called plan of San Diego. The plan calls for the death of every American male over the age of 16 in the states bor dering on the Rio Grande and in New Mexico, Colorado. Arizona and California. This would be followed by the seizure of these states and the establishment of a republic for Mexi cans, negroes, Japanese and Chinese. The portion of Texas which the supporters of the San Diego plan would restore to Mexico, embraces 21,514 square miles and, according to the census of 1910, includes 146,538 inhabitants. Of this number more than 60 per cent, are Mexicans, most ly of tlie poorer classes. For the past two years dissatisfied Texas Mexicans and refugees from across the border have been spreading the principles of the plan of San Diego. Lodges have been established in many communities people by Mexi cans. Information given to General Fun ston is said to lead to the belief that normal conditions will not be re stored in the valley until enough j troops are distributed to form a j sufficient guard for every village in! the Brownsville territory. i The plan of San Diego derives its i name from a meeting of Mexicans helTatSan DiegoTTexasT a small bor <j e r town, in the spring of 1914, at which resolutions were adopted call j ing for restoration of certain terri j tory to Mexico. Several Mexicans were arrested at that time with When in Need of PULLEYS LINE SHAFTING, HANGERS, SET COLLARS, or Anything in Iron or Steel. WE CARRY THE LARGEST STOCK IN THE NORTHWEST. GREAT FALLS IRON WORKS Established 1890 GREAT FALLS, MONTANA copies of the resolutions possession. in their They were charged with sedition, but later were released with out bail. TO PROTECT AMERICANS. WASHINGTON, Aug. 11.—Raiding and guerilla fighting in Texas along the Mexican border will be met by strengthening the - United States forces there, if Major General Fun ston requests It. Secretary Garrison of the war department and other of ficials insisted today, however, that any such troop movement had no connection whatever with Mexican in ternal affairs and would be only for protection of Americans in that dis trict. Department officials could get no full and satisfactory information of the character of the raiders. One report was received here that about 1,500 Carranza troops from the Tamaulipas garison had been cross ing into southeastern Texas in the Vicinity of Brownsville to rally Mex I'cans in the state to an uprising, Secretary Garrison said be bad no information to that effect, and said that if Carranza troops were coming into Texas they would be dis armed and shot if they resisted. „ Advices from Carranza sources at San Antonio declared there were no such leaders as Santos and Garcia and that Davila was far from Browns ville. They denied that any Carranza troops lid crossed the line. Requests for more troops came to the war department from officials along the border and have been re ferred to General Funston, upon whom Secretary Garrison depends to report whether he can handle the situation with the force available Funston has ready on the border and at Texas City about 17,000 troops, in fantry, cavalry and artillery. Secre tary Garrison telegraphed the general today that the 12,000 mobile troops remaining at other posts in contin ental United States would be sent to the border if be asked for them. General Funston reported that the best information lie could gather in dicated that the raids were directed by Texans having headquarters in Brownsville, who, having a political feud, sent bandit gangs to rob and attack each other. Secretary Garri son expressed doubt that Mexicans from over the border were responsi ble for all the disturbances. Further strengthening of the bor der patrol will take virtually all the regular troops in the country. Offi cials today were considering whether it might not become necessary to use the national guard should the situa tion take on more serious proportions. THREE WARSHIPS SENT. WASHINGTON, Aug. 11. — After two days of uncertainty and wire con ferences between navy officials and President Wilson regarding the send ing of warships to Vera Cruz, Secre tary Daniels announced tonight that three battleships of the Fourth divi sion of the Atlantic fleet had been ordered "to southern waters for any duty that may be required." The three ships are the Louisiana and New Hampshire, which sailed from Newport, R. I., last night, and the Connecticut, now in Haitien wa ters. Whether they will be directed by wireless to proceed to Vera Cruz or will be kept in readiness for ac tion somewhere in the South Atlantic or the Gulf of Mexico will depend upon developments of the next few days. Anxiety in official circles over the situation at Vera Cruz was consider ably relieved today by reports that excitement there had ceased and that tlie Carranza government had issued a public statement deprecating anti foreign demonstration and incendiary speeches. Such demonstrations Mon day caused Commander McNamee, senior American naval officer in Mex ican waters, to send an urgent re quest that his little force of gun boats be reinforced by a battleship Bquadron. NO POLITICS. BROWNSVILLE, Tex.. Aug. 11.— Fifty-one citizens, representing all po litical factions here, addressed the fol lowing statement tonight; "Statements attributed in today's dispatches to the secretary of war and General Funston to the effect that a general state of brigandage in Cam eron and Hidalgo counties are due to any political feud are absolutely with out foundation. We represent all shades of political belief and all local political factions and we absolutely know that statements made are un . , true. All factions here are co-oper-jwhy ating as American citizens, to restore i order and obtain adequate protection j for our property and families." 400-High Grade Cattle-400 FOR SALE THESE CATTLE ARE ALL HAND PICKED SELECT DAKOTA STOCK AND INSPECTED. CAN BE SEEN AT ANY TIME IN PASTURES ADJOINING LEWISTOWN. OLSEN & DeMARANViLLE, Owners DAY HOTEL PHONE 282. ARTHUR ELIJAH PHONE 1091-J. SMALL PART IS ALLOWED NTER8TATE COMMERCE COM MISSION GRANTS ROAD8 IN CREASED RATES. ADD (2,000,000 TO REVENUES Incomplete Summary of Decieion Shows Advances Which Were Ap proved and Amount Each New Rate Is Expected to Produce. WASHINGTON, Aug. 11.—Sweep ing freight rate Increases sought by carriers of the western territory on the ground of poor financial condition of lines and decreased earnings were refused by the interstate commerce commission today, advanced rates ap proved representing a comparatively small portion of the amount Bought, The commission voted 5 to 2, Commis sioners Daniels and Harlan holding that additional increases had been justified by the carriers. An incomplete summary of the com mission's action shows that rates es timated to produce $5,971,860 were re jected, while approved increases will add $1,632,387 to the carriers' reve nues. The decision follows lengthy hear ings, the tariffs having bapn filed December 15, 1914. Further applica tions from the same roads are pend ing, affecting passenger rates, vari ous special service to shippers and miscellaneous commodities not previ ously covered. These tariffs were voluntarily suspended by the carriers gntil next September. The incomplete summary of to day's decision shows advances which were approved and the amount each new rate is expected to produce for the carriers as follows: iBtuminous coal (except to South Dakota), $1,226,122; hay and Btraw, $175,000; fruits and vegetables, $13'4 t - 265; import rates and increased car load minimum from Gulf ports, $5, 000; brewers' and domestic rice, $42, 000; total, $1,632,387. IES WAITED IYII. S. WASHINGTON, Aug. 11.—American manufacturers of war supplies have been asked by the war department for information concerning tlieir facilities, with particular reference to what serv ice the United States government can expect from them in case of emer gency. With virtually every private plant in the country taxed to its utmost capacity filling enormous orders from the European belligerents, army offi cials want to know whether expansion of facilities has kept pace with de mand and whether the government would be certain of a source of sup ply to supplement the output of its arsenals and armories. Even in ordinary times the govern ment factories produce only a part of the arms and ammunition for the army. Measures to strengthen the national defense during the coming session of congress are expected to result In vastly increased demands for supplies, aside from any emer gency that may arise. Consequently the war department has instituted a general inquiry to take stock of the resources. BANDITS BURN BRIDGE. EL PASO, Texas, Aug. 11.-—The com mittee of inquiry into the burning of the GalveBton, Harrisburg & San An tonio railroad bridge at Watkins, Tex as, Aug. 7, reported today its belief that scouts of a party of 300 armed Mexicans, who cross the line at Lang try, burned the bridge, after robbing the Watkins commissary. The de struction of the bridge delayed trans continental traffic 20 hours. , Instead of using asphyxiating bombs, not load them with ether or i chloroform, put the enemy to sleep j and then humanly cart him off as prisoner of war before he awakes?