Jono Mitchell received more vote*
T1*!) any other candidate for delegate
Vrvnt tne United Mine Workers to the
Ar trtcan Federation of Labor conven
tion. aekpite the fact that he was at
tackeo in a resolution as "a labor
leader in the grasp of the capitalists."
Los Angeles, Jnn. 24.—Rutherford
itage, a0ed 24, a Yale graduate regis
%b«ud l.om New York and Hying as
tue cl i-e Curtiss aviators.\v,., iiirliiril
fer killed when he fell Ir,0 feet on Do
toingu^ field a few moments before
4ne close of the third day's program
lor the third international aviation
Page was- endeavoring to turn on a
pivot at a height of about liii) feet
when the swell of air over the hangars
caught bis planes. He made an
4Htlng Snows Disclose Fate of Young
Lodge, Mont., Jan. 24.—Melting
«awws in the mountains near here dis
closed at the base of a cliff the body
Leon Stevenson, a young settler of
VHdger, for whom searching parties
-Awe beeu scouring the hills for near
month. Young Stevenson appar
bad plunged over the r-lifT during
Qote, Sask., aJn. 24.—Twenty-seven
parsons were injured when, the Cana
4hut Northern railway's Edmonton to
"Winnipeg express went over an em
tnkment here. Cote is/273 miles
^'Tasrthwest of Winnipeg.
Ouke to Visit Washington.
Washington, Jan. 24.—The Duke of
Onslaught will make a flying visit
and call on the president Thurs-
Oleo Bill Is Introduced.
MPasliington, Jan. 24.—An oleomar
^•rine bill which would rename all
latter substitutes as "margarine,"
Single tax Recommended.
Victoria-, B. C., Jan. 24.—The royal
4mnmlssion of taxes filed a recon*
^^ont the single tax.
The only Baking Powder made
from Royal Grape Cream ofTartar
NO ALUM, NO LIME PHOSPHATE
DIES AT LOS ANGELES
DROPS 150 FEET WHEN MACHINE
15 CAUGHT IN SWELL.
Curtlss Declares Him Victim of Lack
of. Experience and Reckless
lort to regain his bahmco but evident
hf fearing that the aeroplane was
yond control gave up and when ai.-ouc
-•t) ieet in the air jumped clear of !,«
Machine as it was dropped like a
plummet. He cleared the machine
-and fell flat into the plowed ground.
According to the doctors he wa3
crushed to death.
Page was flying for the first time
-«B a licensed aviator. His (lying was
«tte of the spectacular features des
pite a puffy and treacherous wind.
31enn H. Curtiss declared Page's
ieath was due to lack of r:: ?erience
Wad his daring.
New Altitude Record.
Rheims.—The French aviator Pre
lot, driving a monoplane, broke the
record for altitude with two passen
gers. He reached a height of 2,200
Meters. Only a few days ago at Sen
Ms V-errept, with two passengers, he
attained an altitude of 1,075 metres.
SIM ON THE JOB
PRINCES OF INNER MONGOLIA
RALLY TO SUPPORT OF THE
WILL NOT ABDICATE YET
Empress Dowager Prevailed Upon to
Adopt Reactionary Course—Yuan
Shi Kai May Be Re
JPelcin, Jan. 24.—Premier Yuan Shi
Kai's efforts to bring about the abdi
cation' of the throne have faded, and
the situation in China has entered a
new and perplexing phase. Prince
Ching, the ex-premier Prince Pu-Lun,
ex-president of the national assembly,
and Prince Tsai Sun, tyrother of -the
ex-regent, absented themselves from
the conference of princes of the im
perial- clan, which left the decision as
to abdication to the reactionaries who
have been strengthening their hand
steadily since, the premier permitted
the probability of abdicating to be
Curiously enough the princes of in
ner Mongolia, whom the Manchus con
sider inferior to themselves, rallied to
the aid of the .Manchus. At a previ
ous meeting one of the Mongols
strongly controverted Prince Ching's
argument that the imperial armies
were unable to oppose the rebels. Ap
parently preparations were complete
for a provisional government an ab
dication edict had even been drafted,
but the announcement that such a
course was .contemplated, which had
een allowed to become public with
the evident object of preparing the
Manchu troops asainst the shock, in
spired clansmen of all degrees to re
The empress dowager, being reluc
tant to abdicate, has accepted the ad
vice of the reactionary princes. The
matter of appointing Yin Tchang, the
ex-war minister, or Tieh-Liang, former
Tartar general at Nanking, to replace
Yuan Shi Kai, was discussed, but the
argument prevailed that the nineteen
nrticles of the constitution promulgat
ed by the national assembly last No
vember should be observed.
The foreign legations, including the
'IS wl" /ha1 ?°Kn*d 1 co.uC» U. U..
probably lower the price of but-1 "blue-black bloc, or government, of, «„,1Plinrv
«ges of one-half and one-pound to be icals 17, total 34 National Liberals IS.
Bpicuously marked "margarine,"
«Hh heavy penalties for renewing the
eaue stamps. 1
Saturn that British Columbia SaihtoS^Sa?he^
LAND AT $150 PER Al
plain. This subpoena will be put up
to the state departmcut and the preBi-
dent, the purpose of Chairman Hamlin
law. According to the petition, the Hardy of the Commercial club that
American Telephone and Telegraph this meeting was secured. They have
company, which controls the Western been in touch with the leaders of tlu?
Union Telegraph company and eight! church for some time, impressing 011
subsidiary telephone companies in,them the good points of Fargo as a
various parts of the United States, is convention city.
one of the largest financial concerns The final decision was made at a
in the world, having a capital of near- meeting of the committee in chargc
Knox to Explain Expenditures:
Washington,Jan. 24.—A second sub
poena, commanding the production of
voucher records will be served on Sec
retary of State Knox by the house to Fargo had It not been for the fact
being to reach the secret expenditure. !R#pre„ntatlve
h... »s.«g, 1. .it
Berlin, Jan. 24.
only one of an even 1Q0 seats.
now have a total of 99 seats. The
The most sensational event was the
winning by the Socialists of Cologne.
PRE8IDENT WORST OP AORICUL
TURAL COLLEGE THINKS SO.
Howard Elliott Also Addreeses Trl*
State Qraln Growers' Meet
Ing at Fargo.
Fargo. The largest audience^
that ever attended a tri-state grain
growers' convention packed the
Fargo opera house. More than 2,000
farmers and agriculturists gathered to
hear J. H. Worst, president of the
North Dakota Agricultural college,
and Howard Elliott, president of the
Northern Pacific Railway.
President Worst's address was
prophecy of rural conditions in 1920
when he said ?150-an-acre clubs will
be formed, land will yield 50 per cent
more thaft now, consolidated schools
will be the order of the day, and
roads will be improved considerably.
Howard Elliott spoke on t,he rela
tion of railroads to farming. He gave.
President H. Wurst.
history of agriculture in the United
States and told of the establishment
cf the first agricultural college in
Michigan in 1850 and of the "land
grant" bill introduced in 1862.
"Henry VII. of England passed a
statute in 1488 to prevent the acquisi
tion of large land holdings, in order
to prevent land formerly tilled from
a century later the English law shows
a quaint statute providing a penalty
to be imposed on all who kept more
than 2,000 sheep. This trust-busting
attempt apparently did not work, for
in 1597, it was necessary to enact a
President Elliott predicted a won
rlerful growth for Minnesota and tho
:\vo Dako:au in the next 10 yeart.
"To build greater and more pro
dii rive ag --.'.tural state is your task
vr the demands of the next generation
cannot be met," said he.
The awards for the corn show were
made and $1,000 cash, the first prize.
was given to Noel Thorpe, 13 years
)f Secretary Stine and President
it Minneapolis. Pres. T. H. Dahl of
the church association sent the iii
fromatiou today that Fargo had been
finally accepted as the convention
coupled witlr 38 victories by other left I barley and flax forse^'pur^sei
Hill Invited to Rose Peatival.
The convention could nol have come
expenditures in the state that this city will have at that time
department to get before the public it building large enough ta take enre
the method of expenditure of $20,000 at their great crowds. This buildlit".
appropriated for .the celebration in.will be the Sunday tabernacle, whici.
1909 of the discovery of Lake Cham- will
becoming idle and unproductive. Half 1
r-nntnrv i:,^r vZue* Pteaw*- Far froin being invalids, the
girls had been athletes, enjoying the
the grand champion sweepstakes for
the state out of more than 700' ex
American legation, do not desire to
see Yuan Shi Kai retire, because a
capable substitute for his office is not
available. It is realized that Yuan's
presence alone prevents widespread
disorders in the north, which would
endanger the lives of foreigners. It Norwegian Lutherans to Hold Annual
is believed that he will remain in I Convention.
Pekin. protected .alike from Manchu Fargo.—Fargo gets another conven
attacks and rebel dynamite, until the tion. The United Norwegian Luth
Manchus discover their owii inability sran Church of America will hold its
to cope with the situation, whereupon annual convention here, either begin
he will resume control. aing June 6 or June 13. This will
be one of the most important gather-
TO MEET AT FARGO
Would Dissolve Phone Trust. lings of the year in North Dakota and
New York, Jan. 24.—A petition was I will bring from 4,000 to 3,600 people
filed to dissolve the American Tele- here from every section of the United
phone and Telegraph company on the States.
ground that it is a monopoly in viola- It was largely through the efforts
tion of the provisions of the Sherman
be used for the Saengerfesi.
SEED WHEAT DUTY FREE
on a bill he introduced providing for
free admission, of imports of wheat,
on from Canada during
substitutes, waB introduced by retaining Its majority, doubtful. *«uruary ana Jiarcn. eacn year. iS^n^quence of lack of demanJr'f he
*tpresenattive Lever of South Caro- Socialists elected 27 in 80 contests and xtrAwv a am a maw 10^0?"© %a*- *M,i Webster Taken to Joliet
oy^e state department. Bill to That Effect. "So^lSt"^!
Washington.—Representative Hanna Chicago, A d«:rease _howeyer,_ in the
WANT A STATION
,It would reiuire margarine to" be' conservatives elected 11, with a total [nKWti»rto,^me,ext"nT*Mw"pened Elgin-Webster,'who yesterday was
open^ only in original pack- of 69 allied center 3, total 107 RadT
Minot.—Drake farmers are interest
ed In securing an Experimental station
of the North Dakota Better. Farming
association. C. J. Qldstad and A. C.
Hill of the Great Northern bu been jjear j,e address of Secretary Thomas
asked to be orator at the celebration
Anderson, of Drake, came to Minot to
Cooper of the. association^ and also to
make arrangementa for th, nMOcia-
work at Draka,
Cardinal O'Connell, archbishop of
Boston, has Just sailed for home from
Naples on the steamship Canopic. Ho
has been making a tour of the Italian
provinces since bring made a csrdinal.
SISTER DESCRIBES TREATMENT
THAT CAUSED THE D^ATH
Says Both Were Athletes, Well Sup
plied With Money and Traveled
Seattle, Wash., Jan. 24.—Dorothea
Williamson, the rich English woman
whoBe sister, Claire, is alleged to have
been murdered by Mrs. Linda Bur
field Hazzard, the "starvation doctor,"
continued her testimony for the prose
cution in the trial of Mrs. Hazzard in
Port Orchard. Her direct examination
was concluded and the cross-examina
tion was begun.
Miss Williamson told of the life of
her sister and -herself in all parts ol
the world. With their large fortune
and with no relatives to direct their .of
movements, they went where they
outdoor sports popular among English
women of the upper, classes. They
were converted to vegetarianism in
England several years ago, but npt un-
til comins to Seattle last year did
they "become interested in unusual I
methods for the cure of physical ail-!
Miss Williamson said that after:
Claire's death she had asked Lieut.!
Samuel C. Hazzard, husband of Linda
Burfield Hazzard, whether he had sent
to her uncle in Toronto the $500 she
Twla City Market*.
Minneapolis, Jan. 24.—Wheat, May,
fl.06% July, $1.064 No. 1 northern.
il.05-% No. 2 northern, $1.03%: No.
durum, $1.00 No. 3 corn, 63c No. I
white oats, 46c burley, malting. $1.26j
No. 2 rye, S9c No. 1 flax, $2.0!)
Duluth. Jan. 24.—Wheat, May, I1.04H
July. $1.05 No.-l northern, $1.01% No.
1 durum, ^1.03.
Februarv -and March each vear later recovered but value» again Sagged aenoy (,wt ,•
'ot ft MtC*
(lid weatner made: the corn market
aasy. Weakness to'-wheat', was^.
necessary to carry her down stairs to the day. The total sales were 15,580
Steers, $4.50® 5.50 cows, $3.J5fffl.25
calves, [email protected]: hoes. $5.73 @6.00
•beep and lambs, [email protected]
Cklcac* Live Steek.
Chicago, Jan. 24.—Cattle Receipts,
lt,000 market weak to 10c lower: 1 committee,
beeves, [email protected] Texas steers. $4,400
5.80 western steers, 84.80%7.25 stock-I
arm and feeders, $3.75®$.00: cows and.
heifers, $2.25®6.60 calves, $6.00«».00. I *,v
'Host*—Receipts, 38,009 market slow 1
llffht, $6.550«TlO: mixed, $5.S0®6.25 -j 1
lambs, native, $4.60#6.80 western,!
Chicago, Jan. 24.—B
crop advices caused weakness today in
the decline. The opening was the samel Managua, Nica., Jan. Ji.-^Generil
as: last night to Spwi. Mu: Luis Mena, who, on Oct. 7 of last year,
**to^*Su^reaetld to'$j.^H. was elected president of the republic
•Bd^eemed diFRoSed to keep wlth'lii
that range. mbrder of his bigamous wife, Bessie
receipts here, resulted in hog 1 ^ebBter, was taken to the Joliet
netr the, leweij,level.
NEW BONO ISSUE
ROAD WILL USE MONEY TO COM
PLETE ITS TERMINAL STA
TIONS IN CHICAGO.
ISSUES TOTAL $sfy
Rumors Affecting Great Northern anQ
Burlington Are Denied in New
York, but Hill Stocks
New Yorkjan. 24.—Application was
made to the New York stock-exchange
to list $6,000,000 worth of Chicago
Terminal first mortgage 4 per cent,
30-year sinking fund bonds of the
Minneapolis, St. Paul ft Sault Ste.
Marie Terminal Railway company,
also $8,000,000 worth of additional
preferred and $12,000,000 worth of ad
ditional common stock of the Minne,
apolis & St. Louis company. The lat
ter application is in connection with
the acquisition of the Iowa Central.
The $6,000,00Q Chicago Terminal
first mortgage 4 per cent bonds were
issued by a subsidiary of the Soo line
organized to acquire property and con
struct terminals in the city of Chi
It is learned that about 70 per cent
of the land has been acquired, which
it is supposed was secured for ter
minal uses. The construction of ter
minal stations was begun six or eight
months ago and will probably take
several months more to complete.
It has been rumored that this work
was undertaken not only to accom
modate the Soo line in Chicago, but
with a view to going from that point
to fcfew York over the Erie. Canadian
Pacific and Soo line officials stilj
strenuously deny that Erie securities
are being bought for the account o|
As a part of tie financial plan, alsq
ratified by the stockholders, the
$1,285,000 notes of the Minneapolis &
St. Louis will be paid qff on Feb. 1.
Control of the Burlington.^
Wall street has always been morq
or less inclined to credit the reports
put in circulation at somewhat fret
quent intervals that James J. Hill con.
templated acquiring absolute control
had given to him for that purpose. He year, ending Dec. 31 last, has been
replied, she said, that his Seattle bank prepared and is being printed in St.
had made a blunder and transferred Paul. As soon as it comes from the
the money to his own account. Doro-1 printers, which will probably be be
thea wrote a letter to the bank, ask-
Before the sisters were taken to!
Olali, Mrs. Hazzard told Dorothea that!
at the sanitarium "Mother Lilly"
would help to take care of them. At
Olalia, Dorothea^ said, she found that
"Mother Lilly" was a man. He as
sisted in bathing the sisters. There!
was no bath room and the warm baths
were given in a wash tub in the kitch-!
en. Claire was so weak that it was
ing for an explanation and gave the distributed to the holders of the cer
letter to Lieut. Hazzard to be mailed. 1 tiflcates and made public generally,
She received no reply.
iiroad for the
Great Northern, through the purchass
of the Northern Pacific's half interest
in the 4 per cent bonds of the Burling,
ton, which are guaranteed jointly by
the Northern .Pacific and Great North
era, and which are commonly spoken
of as the
Burlington joint 4s.
It is authoritatively stated that no
action has been taken by the trustees
of the Great Northern ore properties
on the dividend for the current period.
It is doubted that action will be taken
within the next week or ten days. It
is possible, however, that it will be.
It is learned from authoritative
sources that the report for the fiscal
he end of the month, it will be
Hill Stocks Are Strong.
In spite of the denial of the Great
Northern officials that there is any
thing in the- rumored acquisition of
the Burlington, all of the Hill stocks
yesterday were strong and active.
Great Northern preferred enjoyed the
largest advance, selling up to 132%
and closing at 131%, which represent*
ed a net gain of nearly two points for
Northern Pacific was dealt in to the
extent of 15,400 shares, but closed
about one point higher than on Satur
day. There were heavy transactions
In the Burlington joint 4s, but in the
rfiernoon tbey sold down fractionally,
in 97%. "-WWiWW
McGonagle to Be 8ubpoenaed.
Washington, Jan. 24.—A subjoena
will be immediately issued, requiring
the presence of W. A. McGonagle,
president of the Duluth, Missabe ft
Northern railway, before the steel
910,000,000 Annual Read Fund Sought
Washington, Jan. 24.—Senator -Gora
Oklahoma will advocate an annual
Transit Officers Re-Elected.
New York, Jan. 24.—At the annual
meeting of the Twin City Rapid Tran
sit company, stockholders, all the di
rectors and officers were re-elected.
President Mena Resign*
Sterling, |11 Jan. 24. Dr. Harry
-ntenced to life imprisonment for the
Newbedfoiid, Mas&i- J«n. 24.—Sen-
i«ii^' TC/" |ttpr Miles Poindexter of Washington,
«»ke here last ntgHt, urg«d tha^
.. national repub
J. KUHI0 KALANIALAELE
Jonah Kuhlo Kalanlalaele, delegsts.
to congress from. _Hawall and better,
known as "Prince Cupid," has offered
to teach society folk of Washington
the lAumbo Jumbo dance. It Is a modi
fication of the hula-hula and Is said te
be rather startllnd.
STEEL CORPORATION NO TRUST
PRES. J^ J. FARRELL DECLARES
Says It Is Not Purpose of Company
"to Gobble World's Export ...
Washington, Jan. 24 Emphatic de
nial that the United States Steel Coj_
poration is a monopoly as charged was
made to the Stanley investigating
committee of the house by President
J. J. Farrell. He declared that it was
not the purpose of the corporation "to
gobble the expert trade of the world
at any cost."
"A monopoly of the iron and steel
trade, in this country," said Mr. Far4
rell, "is neither possible nor desir
able. There iB no monopoly or any*
thing approaching it. Since the steel
corporation was organized there has
been much new capital attracted to
the industry and many furnaceB have
been built which are not controlled by,
the steel corporation.
"It is charged that the corporation
Is seeking to drive other countries out.
of the export market. That is. far
from the truth.
"The British steel industry must ex
port 40 per cent of the product a year
in order to live. Germany must ex
port 50 per cent and Belgium 80 per
cent. The product of the United
States is greater than England, Gen
many and Belgium combined, and thq
domestic consumption is so much
greater that export trade is not SQ'
Boy Draws Death Straw.
Denver, Jan. 24.—Two little chik
dren, brother and sister, drew straws
here today to determine which should
go on tfie operating table firBt. The
boy lost, went Under the knife and
died within twenty minutes. He
failed,.to recover from the anesthetio^
Aid the little girl was not operated on.
Nineteen Condemned to Death.
Saloniki, Jan. 24.—A courtmartlal
which is sitting here, has condemned^
to death eight Bulgarians, two Jews,^^-,
three Gypsies and slx Tutks-inj 'eon-^'^
nection with the bomb outrage which
was perpetrated earlyr1n December In^^.^^ .i'
the village mosque, causing the death
of 12 persons.
Embargo Lifted In Texas.
Dallas, Tex., Jan. 24.—Of the fifty
or more Texas towns that established
rigid quarantine against the menin
gitis epidemic which centered in the
northern and central part of the state,
several announced the embargo baa
Harmon Headquarters Opened.
Nashvilie, Tenn., Jan. 24. Head
quarters of a state organisation
pledged to support Governor Harmon
of Ohio for the democratic presiden
tial nomination were opened here.
Charles R. Crane Elected.
Chicago. Charles R. Crane, who
was appointed minister to China and
recalled before sailing from Ban Fran
cisco, was elected head of the Crgns
company, to succeed his. father, who
•'^iowa Rifle Team WIns Again,
Iowa City, Jan. 24. Iowa's rifle
t^am defeated the ]Nehraska univers
ity team by 961 to 853.
Reichstag Convenes Feb. 7.
Berlin, Jan. 24.~The reichstag hat
.been convoked for Feb. 7.
Ecuador Revolution Ends.
"Washington, Jan. 34. Articles ot
peace, bringing to an end the revolts
tion in Ecuador, have been .signed by
the leaders of the federal troops and
the revolutionists at Guayaquil.
Chicago broker Found Dead.
Chicago, Jan. 24. Frederick H.
Weaver, aged 35, a well known mem*
her of the, Chicago Board of Trade,
was found dead' with a bullet wound
la his brain In a park near his borne
the lake front in Evans
ifrfend* believe he committed suicid*.
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