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4*X. failed v THE WEATHER Fair tonight and Saturday warmer tonight. V 22,000 Men Said to Be Entire ly Surrounded Greeks Have Defied Orders of the Powers Peace Can Be Secured if tfe Powers Really Want It TURKISH ARMY FACES ANNIHILATION. London, Oct. 25.—A Turkish ar my of 22,000 man is faced witr th* alternative of unconditional sur render or useless slaughter near Servia, according to reports. The Turks are surrounded, with escape impossible. The reports also tell of serious trouble in Crete. The Greek gov ernment announced the appoint ment of former Piemier Stephen Dragoumis as governor general of the island, which is in defiance of arrangements of European powers. Sofia. Oct. 25.—"If the powers sin cerely desire to pacify the Balkans, peace can soon be concluded," said Premier Gutchoff of Bulgaria, in an interview today. He continued: "The best friends of Turkey are now those who adviso her not to prolong the ucoplea' .struggle. The sooner the Turks submit* the better tt will be for them and for humanity. "All the friends of humanity must depreciate the mischievous talk that this way is one of extermination. The Balkan states have no intention of ex terminating the Turkish people. "The significance, of the fall of the Turkish stronghold of Kirk Kllessch lies in the fact that the Turks have "•athered there the best troops. In their army, and their best generals. If they to hold that stronghold they scarcely will he able to resist further south." Gcttinje. Montenegro, Oct. 25.—An engagement is proceeding between the Montenegrin army undr General Laza. vitch «nd the Turks near Koplik. It is reported the Montenegrins have turned the Turkish position, and forced a retreat on Scutari. BOOT ml*. 8 NEW SUSCRIBERS TO THE BUDGET. The following additional sub script ions have been received by committee No. 6, which is com posed of John M. Watson and R. S. Lewis, to the Fargo Commercial club budget: Wm. H. White & McCulluch Luta ber Co. Mrs. J. Kopelman. Dr. F. H. Bailey. Dr. Paul H. Burtoifc Dr. A Bricker The Sundberg Cv ated.) G. W. Brown, Dr. Olaf Sand. '(Incorpor Peterson & Goldsmith. From Other Committees. Northwestern Mutual Invest ment Co. Bergstrom & Crowe. Fargo Auto & Supply Co. Eugerud, Holt & Frame. s- ~4 The eighteen committees which are just now engaged in the work of see ing the different business men of the city in an effort to take care of the budget of the Fargo Commercial club are still hard at work and they hope to see every business man in the city who has not contributed to the fund within a day or two. So far the different committeemen have been very successful and it is Contined on Page Eight. FIBERS WILL ItGESS UNTIL AF Washington. -J. C. Pet tit. Oct. former speaker of the Indiana house ijf representatives, testifying today be fore the Clapp committee, which is In vestigating campaign expenses cor roborated the testimony of former wit nesses as to the contributions of George W. Hopkins, Ed. L. McLean and Gilford Pinchot to Beverldge's campaign in 1904. He said he. believed the total of these contributions was $57,500. Perkins told the committee he con tributed $10,000 which Beveridge re turned. Petti said that Beveridge showed him each of theBe checks, one for $10,000, which he was informed came from Perkins. Beveridge told him he did not intend to use any of tho money: that it was a matter of personal frtends. "The state committee knew nothing of this money," said Pettit. He said he knew the money was declined. After Pettit concluded Clapp announced the committee probably would recess un til after election. Suffragan Bishop Confirmed. Chicago, Oct. 25.—Hurry Sherman Longley of Ht. Mark's church, Evan ston, was consecrated suftragan bishop of the Episcopal diocese of Iowa yes terday. V I. TORTOISE 8ET8 *IRE TQ CHURCH. Denver, Oct. 25.—A tortoise mt fir« to St. Mark's Episcopal church here. Much damage resulted and twenty-five tortoise lives were lost. A tortolee kicked over a lamp in a box where he and twenty-four others made their home. The box was kept in the guild room of the church, and the lamp was put in the box to keep the reptiles warm. They were the property of Rev. John H. Houghton, rector of St. Mark's, who has collected them from various parts of the worl^r Found Guilty of Murder in the First Degree An Appeal Will Be Taken to Court of Appeal* He and His Wife Both Hoped for Disagreement New York, Oct. 26.—Twelve men, who refused today to discuss their de liberations, returned at 12:02 o'clock his morning a verdict of first degree murder agaJnst Police Lieut. Chas. Becker, the tirst of seven men to be tried for the murder of Herman Rosenthal. On Wednesday, Oct. 30, Supreme Court Justice Goft will fix the time for the prisoner's death, in the elec tric chair. Exhausted by the ordeal, John F. Mclntyre. chief counsel" for the de fense, nevertheless began today to take the primary steps looking to an ap peal and a stay of execution for his client. Tfoe case will be fought out in the court of appeals, and Becker, pacing his cell in the tomba, expresses hope. At the same time be denounces what he styles the rigorous impartiality of Justice Goft in the latter's charge to the ,)ury. Myra Becker, who fainted in the cor ridor of the criminal court building when a breathless messenger sprint ing for the telephone shouted "guilty," was under Mie care of relatives at her home in the Bronx early today. Like her husband, ghe never droampt of this definite verdict, but rather count ed on a disagreement of the jury. Goff has gone to the coufttry for a rest ovec.ih« w^ek-endv One of the first places to. which the verdict wan taken \va$ ttf# West Side prison where arc quartered Informers Tack Rose, Sam Schepps. "Brldgle" Webber and Harry Vailon. The four apparently expected a dis agreement, for they were all fast asleep with the exception of Scbepps. He was at first suspicious when told that a first degree verdict had been returned, then remarked laconically: "Mr, Whitman is a smart man The keepers at the tombs say Becker id not sleen last night. Becker de clined to make any statement before conference with his lawyer*. v?--y Summary Vengeance by Mexi can iroops Diaz Will Probably Share the Same tate Two Were Put to Death Last Evening DIAZ TO SHARE THE SAME FATE. .v-iVjBM, Cttis, Oct. 25.—Felix Diaz, together with his comrades in the late revolt against the Madero government, probably will be exe cuted in accordance with the pro visions of the military code. General Beltran, the federal commander, stated today that no exception will be made in Diaz's case. Vera Crux, Oct. 25.—Two of the cao ured officers of the staff of Felix Diaz were shot by federal troops at 10:30 last evening after having been sen tenced to death by a summary court martial. The execution was carried out with absolute secrecy. Their names are Major Zearate and Major Guestav. The court-martial began its session at 5 o'clock last evening and ItA judgements must be delivered and ver dicts put into effect within seventy two hours from the time of the meet ing. Maj. Fernajido Zearate and Maj. Julian Uillas are pleading on behalf of Diaz, who, according to military law, is liable to imprisonment for a term of eight years. The feeling against Die/., however, is so strong it is thought the sentence of death nay be pronounced on him, as well as on all the officers and government of ficials who turned to his cause and were captured. The troopers, however, who rebelled, will in all likelihood not be punished. Felix Diaz is to be brought before the court-martial this afternoon. Safe-Blowers Get $4,900. Chicago, Oct. 35.—Safe-blowers early today obtained 54,300 cash, negotia ble checks and jewelry from the whole sale meat house of Froehling it Heppe, 21ti North State street. tyvv* rT1, Resident Was Elected Late Yesterday Board Members Were Also Elected. Yesterday Grand ForKS, N. 'IK, Oct.* 55.—J. Nel son Kelly, superintendent of the Grand Forks public schools, was yesterday elected president of the North Dakota Educational association for the com ing year, succeeding Pres. S. Henry Wolfe of Minot. His election was announced late last night by the committee in charge of the primary election, the report be ing made to President Wolfe. Clyde R, Travis, present secretary of the general association, was sec ond, and though no figures were An nounced by the committee last even ing, it was learned unofficially that the vote was 270 to 170 in favor of Mr. Kelly. Had Interesting Contest. The election was the first held un der the primary plan adopted the evening previous, and it resulted in an interesting contest between the friends of Superintendent Kelly and Secretary Travis. Workers for the two were busy during the entire time the polls were open, which was from 9:30 to 12:30 and from 2:30 to 5 o'clock. Board Memsers Elected. In addition to the president, three members of the board of directors were elected, being the following: Miss Minnie J, Neilson, Valley City, four years. H. Henry Wolfe, "Minot, three years. -P.- £. Berg, Dickinson, two years. Several Places to Fill.. No majorities were received by any candidate for the position of secre tary, treasurer and two vice presi dents and one place on the board of directors. Nominations made yester day will be presented to the conven tion this morning and the formal elec tion of the officials will take place. Opponents of the primary election plan last evening had a new argu ment when they de:'ared th^ro was a possibility that one man would be elected to two positions, and they cited th« vote received by P. S. Bei for treasurer and for trustee ag proof o|tthat contention,. 'J. f' T«»* New President. The new president i.ne North Da Ttfctft EJdtJCation.il association la 1 kr.own throughout the state, having I held the posi^o-i of superintendent of Grand Forks public school system nineteen years. He has not previous ly held any position in the educational organization, although' he has been a member during practically the en tire period that be has been in the state. WITH AN AXE WaJee, N. D., Oct. 25.—A setious as sault, took ""place one mile south of Wales when John Brever, a highly es teemed farmer, attempted to cross the Turner farm with his threshing rig to evade a broken culvert. It is al leged that Turner attacked Brever jvlth an axe and broke his arm. Dr. Backius Is caring for the injury. democratic mmmmm g)' fitbpf h&JCA-ii mm AND DAILY REPUBLICAN FORUM ESTABLISHED NOV. 17, 1891. FABGO, NORTH DAKOTA, FRIDAY EVENING, OCTOBER 25, 1913. KEPUBLICAN ESTABLISHED SEPT. 5, 1878, 4 iff"-fr ife,£ fir s A Greeks Attempt to Stop Resum iag,of ..QpttAtons Bingham, Utah, Oct. BEAUTIFUL PRINCESS GOES TO THE WAR ..V -ir-i-.-t'a*"'.V• V. mm I I Princess Alice 'Ji '.1-. k 1 y, 'W'( V ti 4 V'J' i U% of Greece, wife of Prince Andre, corps of Red Otoss nurses who started for the front the• other day. She Is considered to be one of the most beautiful women in Greece, and Is the mother of two., handsome children. f'25.—Deputy Sheriff Lldwell probably was fatally shot, Fred Harmon shot in the arm and two, Greek miners wjounded in a tight between officers and Greek.sirike pick ets when operations by the United States mine tramway, wire resumed today. v Russian Admiral/Suicide. St. Petersburg, Oct. 25-—Rear Ad miral Tschagin, commander •of xhe czar's yacht Standart, committed sui cide by shooting. No reason has been given. CAN HE HANDLE IT? y J* I*, r. 5 organised team ready to Falls Riv^r, Mass -vm v/** fX •,. w e HI i at the bead of the BURNED TO DEATH. Eldorado Springs, Mo., Oct. 25.— Geuiii wa« .burped tp Heath and property damaged to 'fw^'extwt ST rrOO.OKO by a fire which destroyed several brluk buildings today. The origin of the fire is unknown. Gruce, who room ed over a drug store, was heard to say, "Boys. I'm lost," just as the building collapsed. 3 TO RESUME CAMPAIGN Princeton, N. J., Oct. 25.—Governor Wilson next Monday wilt resume in Philadelphia the speaking campaign which was interrupted when Roose velt. -was shot. The governor stated today that the colonel's recovery seem ed sotcertain that he now has arrang ed dates for the remainder of the campaign. Wilson will..make two addresses in Philadelphia,. Oct.. 28. JHe probably will spend Tuesday and Wednesday riext week campaigning in New Jer sey, for. the legislative, ticket. He will speak at Madison Square garden," New York, Oct 31, and prob ably end the campaign with a trip in to 'New York state. -V I. *t£ Woodroir Wilson country i. This will be an extension of the Fargo Southwestern branch, which runs from Farpo through Lisbon and LaMoure to Edgeiey, and there are rumors that it is to become one of the main lines of the. system to the coast. This connecting link will be 110 miles long, thereby making Edgelev a freight division point, with Fargo and Cannonbal] the terminals of the pas senger division. It Is also reported that it is the intention of the com pany to make Cannonball an Import ant point for the company, and it will undoubtedly become quite a railroad town. Cannonball Is naturally a cen ter. as ono will see by the map. and it is reasonable to see the possible in tentions of the company, as there is practically an empire In that section of country to be served. The road ig graded from Cannonball south through Fort Yates, on down into South Dakota, and it Is re ported that this will be ironed during the oominjr summer. By this it will be Been that Cannonball is to become quite an Important Junction point. Thin connecting link from Kdgeley to Cannonball wllj prove of great in n First Work Since He Was Shot Done Today Oyster Bay. Oct. 2J5.—Roosevelt took up active work today for the first time since he was shot. John lli Grath, his secretary, came from New York la*t night, and as soon as he could get breakfast he began work. The colonel dictated a number of let ters to the progressive leaders and then took up the preparation of the speech he expects to deliver in New York next week. Roosevelt Is in promising trim phy sically. although he 1« not able to do as much work as he wishes. He has not overcome the effects of the nerv ous exhaustion from which he suffer ed after npending a week in bed in Chicago. Dr. Lambert, Dr. Jos. Blake and Dr. Geo. Brewer are expected from New York this afternoon to dress the wound. NEW tBAL MS A1CAHT8N WILL HAVE IMMENSE HOPPER8 AND WILL BE BUILT OF STEEL AND CONCRETE. Carrington, N. D.» Oct. 25.—Foreman G. T. Thompson, of the N. P. construc tion department, is in Carrington with a. crew of men who are now at work on the new coal docks, located Just south of the engine house. The new docks will be built of steel and concrete. The coal will be elevated to the Immense hoppers or storage bins by twin buck ets, and from this high elevator the coal will b« run back into the engines. The new dock will be one of the most modern and convenient in construc tion. The old docks, near the depot, will be torn down, which will greatly improve the appearance of the yards. --if V '.Rj. ln"iiiiiiiii ihj TBtS ISSUE It PAGES Northern Pacific to Extend Southwestern BrciiiC/f1! Co Resolution to This Effect Filed With Secretary of Slate Yes terday by N. P. Officials Will Give Towns Along the Southwestern Better Service and Will Build Up Edgeiey and Cannonball Briigs the Kg Southwestern Section of North Dakota Directly Tributary to Fargo Bismarck, N. D., Oct. 25.—For some time it has been rumored that the Northern Pacific railway intended to construct a line from Edgeiey on west across the Missouri river to connect with its Missouri river line at Uaii- I nonball, but there seems to have been no positive information on the sub ject until yesterday, when the North ern Pacific company filed it# resolu i tlons with i£e secretary of state au i thorizlng the same. terest and benefit to the tiwna The resolution authorizing this ex tension of the Southwestern branch referred to In this article was passed at a meeting of the board of directors of the Northern Pacific Railway (Jo., held in New York City, Oct. 14, 1912. and is copied from the original now on 11 le in the office of the secretary of state: Resolved, That this company build a branch line of railroad commencing at the town of Edgeiey, on the Fargo & Southwestern branch, in section thirtv-flve (35). township nti" hundred thirty-four (1.14) north, range sixty four (64) east, in LaMoure county. North Dakota, running thence west erly across the Missouri river and northerly to a point of connection with tli. railroad line of the Missouri River Railway Co., in section twenty-three (23), township one hundrod thirty four (184) north, range seventy-nine (79 west, in Morton county. The names of the counties in whi»'h the said branch line of railroad Is Intend ed to be madft are: LaMoure. Logan. Emmons and Morton. The estimated length of such branch line is one hun dred and ten (110) miles, or less. Signed and sealed on Oct. l.", 1912. •by Howard Elliott, president, and George H. Karl, secretary of the North ern Pacific. THE ft I yu 11 Finest and Best Flour World. Has Ever Known Being Made From Northwest's 1912 Crop ii i HAVANA A NY KILLED Fight Between Opposing Poli tical Factions Row Followed a Meeting of Seayas Supporters Hob Turned on Police They Intafered mm along the Southwestern branch, as they have waited patiently for thirty years for an improvement in train service. It means that within a few years they will have more trains, including a coast train service, which wllj very mucj, improve the conditions which have existed for many years. $ When Havana Oct S5.—A fight between the conservatives and the liberals during which several hundred shots were fired and a number of persons killed or injured, broke out after midnight in Central park, in the heart of the city, at the close or a meeting of tho supporters of Alfredo Seayas, who la a candidate for the presidency. The meeting was conducted peace* fully until the last speaker ascended the platform. Then a number of shots were fired, apparently by a group of conservatives. Instantly tho crowd began to disperse and the fusillade be came general, extending across the park. The firing continued ten minutes. Mounted police and cavalry charged with drawn machcts and firing revol vers. The mob returned the tire. For ty were wounded, including two wo« 4»«a. Heusee Felled by Quake. Qttebcc, Oct. 25.—News reaencfl here that a severe earthquake shock was felt between Bersimls and Pentecost on the north shore of the river St. Lawrence late la«t night. No fatalities are reported, although several houses are said to have fallen. Minneapolis. Oct. 'JS.—The finest and best flour the world has ever Jknown is being made from the new crop wheat in the northwest, aO* cording to C. II. Briggs, of the Howard Wheat and Flour Testing labor atory, Minneapolis, who in The Northwestern Miller today set out some results of tests. 'There is a better bread yield per barrel of flour," he said, "and the water absorption of the new crop flours Is distinctly better this year, #.nd is equal to the best of the old crop flours." As to color, which has made Minneapolis famous, Mr. Briggs said the finest, whitest flour the world could show was being made. "It is not possible to think that any better colored flours, on th$: average, could be offered by nature than those which are being obtain ed from the new crop," he said. The Minneapolis mills turned out, for the w«ek ending Oct. 19, 443,335 barrels, compared with 363,160 barrels a year ago and 365,185 two years ago. w-..,-.. iii I I Ini umi),ilituNwIni Mifoi'il|lutfitllniii! V if n •?.