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111 i '4 vl j,. ,vs 7 1 1 I %,• *v: June I l$v America. *?fc*-•••* January, June and July will long be remembered as the great convention months on the calendar of the flick ertail metropolis this year. Nearly all of the state and tri-state conventions held in the northwest in 1912 selected bates sometime during the thr^e months of the calendar that begin with the letter J. In January the streets of Fargo bristled with the leading agricultural ists and prominent politicians of sev eral states and the piquant members of the North Dakota journalistic pro fession. Many national figures as sembled here to address the large audiences that filled the different theatres and lecture halls. July. will bring visitors from over the seas to unveil the famous Rollo statue, the strains of Norwegian folk songs will float out from the taber nacle and mingled with the orations of the distinguished French and Nor wegian ambassadors and the former Canadian premier. s TME WEATHER Qf&erally lair tonight and Sunday, not much change in temperature. -, K all to wind II PUT 10II! Mexican federal Forces Won ,aBig Vktory ... •i i fiwm ABE OVER 800 KILLED AND WOUNDED THE REBEL FORCE—OTHERS 'FLED AND FORCE IS NOW FLEE ,|NG, BURNING BRIDGES 5 mtiailo.' m*ico, May 25.M3&hfront ed once more by a series of burned railroad bridges, General Huerta, in command of. the federal troops, set his engineers at work today to repair them •t.-.'the same time ordering a division erf' cavalry to pursue the rebels who fled northward. after, the battle here two days ago. Every bridge between Rellano and Corral!tos is destroyed today and the rebels are continuing their flight to Jiminez, destroying most of the rail road behind them. The federal cavalry today was with in two miles of corralitos, the rebel front, and Huerta has ordered his horsemen to hurry north to check the insurrectos engaged in destroying bridges. The federal columns ar© in much better condition to resume th-s campaign than the defeated rebels aa the losses of the government are sma'l. This was because the artillery of the federals kept the rebel infantry, back so far their flr* was ineffective. Orxco's cannon were practically use less. The shells were of poor manu facture and the range of the guns wa« short. More than 800 dead sjv! wound ed rebels were found on the battle field behind Rellano as the federal ad vance guards, under Radaga and Tel le®, pressed forward in pursuit of the retreating insurrectos. In all Orozco is estimated to have lost nearly 3,000 of hia force of 8,000 rebels. Two thousand are reported to have fled in disorder. "We mean to press the campaign vigorously," said Huerta, today, "and victory has once more shown the power of the govern- JfyrvflWft wn&dsnm" \v r* *:K" v*- -vr*7:* vV ?.*C .%•$ 'V -V i*. ', 1 ii miU&HBD NOV. IT, 1891. inly V and be Red Letter the of Two Months Will be Crowded With Great National Conven f-. tlons and Important Events, Religious, Mmical, •,. ., Educaiifiial, Civic, Social and fraternal FARGO CONVENTIONS IN Jt ,] ,•* ""-V ,* ,v .h "V & i ''1 w n"4f* Fargo on Eve of Greatest Series of Conventions in Entire Year AND JULY. 't- /dne 3 and 4—Spring musical festival, music. June 3.-—Convocation Episcopal clergymen.^ June 4 and 6—North Dakota State B. P. 6^.' "%rgo June 6 to 13, inclusive—United Norwegian eran- oEncrch June 13, 13 and 14—State Jewelers and opticiari&rf» June 19—North Dakota state postmasters' convei,^.\ June 1^-—Rural carriers' convention. June 20 and 21—Tri-state postmasters. -S June 20 and 30—Free Methodist district camp meeting. Jyly 10 and 12—Sons of Norway, July 12—Unveiling Rollo statue. Jul? 12,13 and 14—The Norwegian Singers' Association. of Amerl* ca. July 14 and 15—North Dakota State July 15 and 16—Sons of Norway. July 22 to 27—State fair association. Fargo is on the eve of a month of great conventions for the thirty days of June will be crowded with gath erings of religious, musical, educa tional, commercial civic, social and fraternal bodies whose deliberations will be watched with Interest not only by the northwest, but by the country at large. conservatory v of- Sportsman assooia&bn. •9*4 with sound of shot and shell at tha state trap shoot and the patter of horses' hoofs on the race track and the squeeky hurdy-gurdy at the rttte fair. Attractions Next Month. During the month of June the at mosphere will be filled with the gos sip and yells of the political cam paign, the warbling of the wonderful Campanari, the strains of Gounod and the other masters of music, the theories of the eminent theologians, the logic of the sweet girl graduates and the revelry of the jolly Elks, in cluding aeroplane flights and balloon ascensions. No less than seven conventions will be held in the city in June* the de liberations of some of which will laetf a week, aside from the commencement exercises of the various educational institutions and the strenuous politi cal campaign that .will' close an ex citing month. Many Eminent Visitors. During June the city will be hon ored by the presence of many emi nent visitors who will come to at tend and take part in the various religious and other gatherings that are to be held here. Among the distinguished guests will be Giuseppe Campanari, the great Continued New York v ADVANIAlit Page Seven. tit Hotel Porter SaySi fle Bought Ticket IICIEi IS NOT EiJtfcil) LETTER RECEIVED IN AND DE- ijTTRQYlftlG TRACKS f-v "S U Xt£ CITY TO DAY FROM HOTEL BROZTEl* PORTER STATING HE PURCHAS. ED TICKET FOR CHICAGO FOU KI^I^HT—TOOK TAXI CAB. A letter 'Vas received frt the efty today giving information of A. M. Knight. One of the head porters at the Hotel Brotztel in New York has stated that he purchased a ticket for A. M. Knight of Fargo to Chicago via the Twentieth Century limited. Further titan this the letter stated that the ticket was given to Mr. Knight and that he was last seen to take a, taxicab from the hotel entrance to: the Grand Central station on Forty Second street. Inquiry at the ticket offices of the. New York Central lines indicated* that the ticket had not been redeemed and from all appearances it seems that Knight took the trafn as he intended iiGMO 18 MILWAUKEE IN an i & kimmi Milwaukee, May 25.—Aviator Fish ianded safely in McKinley park at 1:30 p. mu, after a flight I from Chicago. i 0 Chicago, May 25.—Farnum fish, an 18-year-old aviator, started today from Cicero field here on a flight to Milwaukee. He carried in his bi-plane a consignment of silk to a Milwaukee department store. He wore street 4 wv. v- iU" *v- v i 1 1 y EIGHTH BISHOP mmm Minneapolis, Mirm., May 25.—W. P^|. Eveland, president of the church semi nary at Williamsport, Pa., on the third ballot was today chosen missionary bishop of the Methodist Episcopal church. He received 545, votes, 49& being necessary for choice. The Eighth Bishop, By a vote of 557, thirty-eight mora thart ^as necessary to elect, the gener al conference of the Methodist Episco pal church late yesterday elected W. P. Thirkield, president of the Howard university* a negro Institution afc Washington, I). C.P the eigrhth and last of the bishops or general superintend ents. 1 v 6t i wA In addition the conference elected Dr., J. W. Robinson, .bishop for southern Asia, and re-elected four publishing agents of the church. The election of Dr. Thirkield came on .the twenty sixth ballot, practically the only op ponent being M. Hughes of Pasadena*' Cal., who received 173 votes. TAFT OPENS HIS HEART Has2Article on What I am Try ing to Do -New York', May 2Sf —What I Am Trying to Do—an article by President Taft—appears in the current issue of The World's Work and deals with tar iff revision, business prosperity, arbi tration and independence of the ju diciary. The president asserts that h« is willing to go before the people for a verdict of his veto of the three tariff bills passed by the house In extraor dinary session last year that no' charge yet made against him has gone nearer his heart than that he, by en forcing the anti-trust law, was hurt ing business that he intends, so long as he can raise his voice, to continue to favor general arbitration and that Continued on Page Two. •». eh». .» h»I .en.4. n Chicago, III., May. 26.—Laughing at the warnings of the police and speed ing along in their stolen automobile at the rate of thirty miles an hour, a party of three young men and two girls went to their death over the unguarded bank of the Calumet river. Although help came, within a- few minutes all were lost. The machine was stolen by John Buchanan, a chauffeur, who had been in the employ of the car's owner but tf-o 4ay«. BucfcajHan, wh? K V. 51- AKB DAILY REPUBUCAH DIPISIBIE IS Lfipsig, Germany, May 25.—The dir igible balloon Ferseval VI. was de stroyed this morning when it was torn from its anchor by a squall. On« of the soldiers on guard near the bal loon was injured by the flying tackle Perseval VI. arrived only this morn ing and had anchored in an open field The flexible dirigible balloons of th« Persevai type have been almost as unlucky as the rigid Seeppelin diri gibln. v H' rAifi i e iiiiL i Will Inform Him They Can- 3 J# Save His Seat Sherman May Take Him Word of Recent VotrVr Sixteen Doubtful Votes Worry Bis Friends Washington, D. C., May 25.—Lorimer will receive word direct from hia friends in the senate that they cannot help save him in the fight for the re tention of bis seat. While it is not ad mitted, Lorimer will be urged to. re sign. It is said hp might decide on that course. v A recent poll of the senate shows: For Lorimer, 40 against him, 39 doubtful, 16. Vice President Sherman who went to Chicago last night will, it is rumored, communicate the vote to Lorimer. The attitude of the doubtful" senators alarms Lorimer's friends. WILBUR WRIGHT S A CHSCi i»r» Dayton, O., Sfray 25.—Further signs of returning strength were noticed 'oy attending physicians today in the case of Wilbur. Wright, the.aviator, who has been low with typhoid fever. Wright spent a comfortable night and with the drop in the fever temperature there sprang up recovery. i..iv|n JOY RIDERS IN STOLEN CAR, LAUGHING AT THE WARNINGS OF POLICE, GO TO THEIR DEATH WHEN AUTO LEAPS INTO RIVER REMOVING WRECKED CAR FROM CALUMET RIVE ft. ried and had two children, was the host of the party that rode to their death. Just how many there were in the machine, when, with grinding brakes applied too late, it shot over the river bank, is not positively known. It is possible the party may have picked up a friend or two. Some of those who witnessed the accident say they counted seven in the machine. Less than this number has been recovered aad the rive? i# dragged ins the VA/^' **^f'^Ste1"w,L„s«fV,$_, v ,4 '",*** Thornton in 1915. v hope for his ultimate A* V* v 1 u,,,.*, FARGO, NOBTH DAKOTA, SATURDAY EVENING, MAY 25, 1912. BEPUBLICAN ESTABLISHED SEPT, 6, 1878. SOUTHERN 8TATE GETS NEW SENNATORS. IW I""" i* 3 iteiisS! i Vj't^ w. 'V ik LW Joseph Ransdsll^arid Robert Broussard. The Louisiana legislature has ratified the wishes of the demo crats of the state as expressed in the primaries, and chosen Con gressmen Ransdell and Broussard as United States senators. Rans dell succeeds Senator Foster, whose term expires in 1813, and Broussard will succeed Senator NEGRO TIED TO A SMt I Tyler, Tex.r May 25.—Dan Davis. negro, was burned to death at the stake in the streets of Tyler early today after he had confessed to assaulting Miss Carrie Johnson of this city a week ago. Two thous and persons participated in the lynching. •-$ other victims. -I Police and others 'who witnessed the tragedy say that when they first cried out their warnings they were answered by shouts of laughter from the automobile. Then came the screams of terror when the occupants i.l the car realized their danger. When the machine rolled over the embankment two women and one man were seen to leap ..t and alight in the water. This was the last seen of W ef the party ",t "4 'L Far^o's v MAYOR FITZGERALD HAS EYES ON TOGA, John F. Fitzgerald* JfO i&oner had Murray of Massachusetts, declared his deter mination not to be a candidate for re-election to the United States senate than Mayor John F. Fitz gerald of Boston announced that he would be delighted to have the toga rest upon his shoulders after Mr. Crane is through with it, in 1913. Mr. Fitzgerald is a prominent democrat politician of Boston, and is serving his second term aft, may or of that city. N. D. Man Claims Colonel Will Wit on First Ballot Washington, May 25^With about sixty delegates yet to be selected, Mc Kinley claims for Taft 566 instructed and pledged and concedes 366 to Roose velt in a statement today, while Dixon claims for the colonel 493 instructed, 38 pledged and 52 "still to be elected" in Arizona, South Dakota. New Jersey and Texas. Adding the LaFoilette and Cummins delegates, 46, he claimed a total Of. £29 for the colonel,. McHarg Confident* St. Paul, May 25.—Ormsby McHarg of New York, one of the Roosevelt managers, is here today conferring with Sen. D. Landon of Seattle relative to the contest of the Taft and Roose velt forces to control Washington's delegation. McHarg predicts Taft's name will not be presented to the Chi- Continued on Page Six. Ot 'iF4? w ?r v "A Governor Burke Will Deliver Patriotic Address of the Day at the Tabernacle Great Picnic for the Children at Oak Grove With all Kinds of Jolly Sports Fargo's first safe, sane and truly patriotic celebration of the Fourth of July, brought about through the ef ficient efforts of Sec. C. P. Stine of the Fargo Commercial club, is going to be done on the elaborate scale that Far goans know how to do things. Every effort will be bent to make the child ren in the city who cannot get away to the watering places on that date enjoy the day and taught the real signifi cance of the observance of the national anniversary. The patriotic address of the day will be delivered in the tabernacle by Gov. John Burke of North Dakota. The governor will speak immediately fol lowing the great parade through the business section which will be headed by a band of twenty-five pieces. The chief marshal of the parade has pot yet been selected but the announce ment of the committee'a choice will be made within a few days. The city streets will present a most gala appearance as all the business Uncle Sam Rushing Big s to Key West STRIKE OF AVIATORS i, THE VERY LATEST 1 ft. i i-' '"?:*&'Vh<1'*}*', ,' LAST Sane EDITION THIS ISSUE IK PAGES? Fourth Celebration Will be a Grand Gala Event Monster Parade Will be One of Most Imposing: Sights Ever Witnessed in the State houses will be decorated with tlie na tional colors and nothing i* really more effective after all than t!u» food old red, white and blue. What Will Be Den*. It Is estimated that fully 2,500 child ren will be entertained in Oak Grove park on that d^y by the general com mittee in charge of the celebration. Each child will be provided with a basket containing a sandwich, banana, orange, some crackerjack and a pack age of harmless fireworks. Lemonade will flow as freely as Adam's ale so that the children's en joyment will be complete. In the pro cession every child will carry an American flag presented by the com mittee and to be purchased with the proceeds of the big home talent enter tainment that is to be given at the tab ernacle on the evening of Memorial day. May 30. There will be all kinds of sports at Continued on Page Four. SITUATE Senile Considering Possibility 4 of Intcrventio* Senator Bacon Took Up ill Matter This Morning State Department Orders Ves sels to Rendezvous BULLETIN. Washington, May 2&-~ln<ttat tions this afternoon pointed to an immediate order for the concentra tion of an additional naval force in th« neighborhood of Cuba. Some smaller vessels are to go directly to Havana and perhaps to Cian fuegos. Washington, May SB.—Senator Ba con of Georgia, declaring In the senate that the president wouJd have no au thority in law for sending an armed force to Cuba, introduced a resolution instructing the committee on foreign relations to suggest legislation author* issing intervention under the Piatt amendment. This amendment applied to an old law governing the United States' attitude toward Cuba. Mr, Bacon said the resolution ha# n'o application to the present condU tions in Cuba, but under prensure of A question from Senator Raynor, ex pressed the opinion that congrc&i should be convened in extra session if intervention In the present crisi$ should appear necessary after adjourn^ ment. The state department was taken ufl with the navy matter of concentrating several battleships at Key West, Fias, so as to have a naval force In clos proximity to Cuba in the event th American property is jeopardized, an the Cuban government and America* forces already on the island or en rout| prove inadequate to give protection. Berlin. May 25.—The German professional airmen unanimously de cided to strike tomorrow if the demand of the German Aviators* union for a minimum wage of $75 monthly, which was presented today to the Aeroplane Construction Co., is not granted. Tomorrow is the big day of the Wg aviation week and the strike the airmen would cause a failure. I is stated the wages of some of tii.e profession! aviators 1$ as low as 137.50 a month* ft «i' -'Hit' ,A\ ».* v v- .«• C*S i .s .\«s vf Vi^i ni 'A 'M V .. 1 The number of warships to be sent to rendezvous at Key West will be leflk" to the direction of the navy depart^ ment. It was asserted at the state depsrtf ment this was in no sense a move to?* ward intervention, but merely a mattef1' i' fa -f Continued on Pave Six. A^*.