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THE WEATHEI
pair tonight and Thursday some
what cooler tonight.
St. John, N.
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Orono, Maine, June 10.—Vice Presi
dent Marshall delivering the principal
address at the University of Maine
commencement urged the absolute ne
cessity of an education for all young
men, saying in part:
"Slight knowledge will not enable
the young man to assume the manage
ment of life's affairs. In the re
pressive conflict of labor and capital,
he cannot assume that either prop
erty or labor is everything without
tending to establish a peon class in
America or an oligarchy of wealth.
Complete knowledge may convince him
that it will be better for the republic
to be controlled by neither of these
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"In I860 we had," continued Mar
shall, "a republic where labor was sat
isfied, where respect for religion and
reverence for law and order and more
sincere attachment for the constitution
were strong. In that year the propor
tion of the annual wealth created in states' dutieB.'
9.
6 II
!ndon, June 10.—The elusive Mrs.
Emmeline Pankhurst, militant suf-
Her plan of escape is said by the
police to have been cleverly conceal
ed, but the details were not made pub
lic'. The ingenuity of the women, and
their abiiity to circumvent the train
ed brains of Scotland yards whenever
circumstances demand a real contest
of wits is giving cause for keen
anxiety at police headquarters.
raid
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on the offices of the Wom-
t-ns' Social and Political union yester
day, like the previous one early in
may, did not produce the results ex
pected by the police who today plain
ly showed their disappointment. The
documents seized revealed few names
of public interest.
Chief Inspector McBrien said the
published reports of disclosures during
the raid that members of the royal
family including the prince of Wales
'had contributed funds to militants
were absolutely groundless.
A resolution strongly condemning
militancy and demanding urgent ac
tion by the government to stop the
reign of anarchy was adopted by a
large majority of the conference of
the Womens' Liberal federation, now
In session here.
8-30 a m—
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0
Announcements.
0 Lives
in Storm Last
... B., une 10.—More than 100 lives were lost in the
etorm which swept the Bay of Chaleur Thursday and Friday of last
Week, aocording to much belated reports reoeived here. Advices J1"0''0
outlying places along th© N®w Brunswick and Quebeo coasts of tno
bay may add to the total.
Accounts brought in by fishing vessels which lived through tne
blow, show that the wind blew with terrifio force. Captain Samuel
Warren estimates the blast at 150 miles per hour at times. Many
sohooners and boats are missing from the Caraquet, St. Simone
•nd 8hippegan fleets. From Paspediac, Quebec, oomes word *Pa*
thirty boats have been lost with.their crew. Five boats were picked
up near Shippegan. The bodies of nearly a score Caraquet fisher
man have been r«covered.
Necessity
Education Urged
Vice
President
the country by the joint efforts of la
bor and capital was
and
Saturday, June 13.
one-fourth
to labor
three-fourths to capital. Sixty
years later the proportion changed to
less than one-fifth to labor and more
than four-fifths to capital. This dis
proportion, to my
mind,
has much to
do with the present discontent.
"Usurious interest is no more, but
usurious profit has taken its place.
The young man in assuming leadership
must create a public opinion and de
velop a moral sentiment against the
usurious profit as against usurious in
terest. I dare the prediction that the
railroads of the country would wel
come a permanent 5 per cent accumu
lative profit in exchange for their
great profit and the doubt, risk and
abuse which come with it.
"Subjects which formerly were of
purely state cognizance have become
of common interest between the states
and the doctrine of states' rights must
be supplemented by the doctrine of
Washington, June 10,—The
dent and Bryan conferred on
fragette leader, again succeeded dur- Mexican situation. As Bryan was leav
ing the night in evading the police
who were watching closely the house
In Grosvenor square from which she
recently has been conducting a cam
paign against the members of the
royal family at Buckingham palace
and other places.
ing the White House he was asked
whether the liner Antilla will unload
her cargo of arms and ammunition at
Tampico.
"I cannot discuss the Antilla at this
time" said Bryan.
When asked concerning John Lind*s
return to his home in Minnesota
Bryan said:
"Mr. Lind has merely gone home on
business. He will return. He could
be spared better at this time than
hitherto and consequently has gone
west on a short business trip."
Secretary Daniels said he had
neither sent nor received any informa
tion on the Antilla.
THREE YEARS IN
FEDERAL PRISON
Steve Poleanskl was this afternoon
sentenced by Judge Amldon to serve
three yearB in the Federal prison at
Leavenworth. Poleanski was yester
day indicted by the grand jury on the
charge of entering a Great Northern
freight car carrying Interstate ship
ments, with intent to commit larceny.
He plead guilty to the charge and the
sentence was imposed.
Fa
FARGO COLLEGE COMMENCEMENT PROGRAM, 1914,
Thursday, June 11«
8:15 p. m^Conservatory Concert Presbyterian Church
Friday, June 12.
00 p. m.—Class Day Academy Campus
8:00 p. m.—Graduation Exercises of Academy
VM....
2*00 p. m.—Fargo College Day Stadium
8 00
D.
m.—Freshmen Declamatory Contest and Concert
Sunday, June 14.
10s gA a. m.—Baccalaureate Sermon, First Congregational Church
Rev. R. A. Beard, D. D.
8*M P. ». Address to Christian Associations .... Presbyterian Church
Rev. Thomas J» Graham.
Monday, June ISk
9:30 a. m**—Extempore Speaking Contest
12:00 Alumni Banquet .'•»•
2:00 p. m.—Senior Class Day Program .........i..
6:30 p. m.—Citizens' Banquet
Address—Hon. James A. Macdonald, L. L. D.
Tuesday, ^une 16.
8:30 a. m—Meeting of Trustees
1:00 p. m.—Commencement Banquet ..... First Congregational Church
It is the good fortune of Fargoans i an institution with 2,600 students. As
to hear from time to time eminent1 ~s*u
men, leaders in the several walks of
life. Easily among the first is Hon.
James A. Macdonald L. L. D., editor versity of Toronto one of the largest
in-chief^ of the Toronto Globe, who universities in the British empire. He
will speak on the occasion of Fargo is a governor of Knox college, Toronto
college commencement, June 15. and vice president of the Toronto con-
Baptist Church
First Methodist Church
Chapel
Campus
Campus
•^,.4 ^Masonic Temple
v
-Academic Procession Starting from Jones hall.
10:00 a. m.—Commencement Exercises ... First •Congregational Church
Address—Rev. John Gardner, Chicago.
Conferring of Degrees.
Jones Hall
ored by G-lasgow university with
the honorary title of Doctor of Laws,
He is one of the governors of the uni
Many features in this man's life servatory of music, the latter najn.ed,
fender him a man well worth hear- —.—
tog. A* an educator he has been hon-1 Continued on Page Six.
FORUM ESTABLISHED NOV. 17,1891. FARGO, NORTH DAKOTA, WEDNESDAY EVENING, JUNE 10, 1914.
Rules Committee Voted Out
Five Bills for Considera
tion
PROHIBITIONISTS ACTIVE
Anti-drys Declare Necessary
Two Thirds Is Not
Available
Washington, Junei 10.—The house'
committee voted out a special rule for
consideration in the house of the ad
ministration conservation program,
consisting of five bills.
A special rule for the consideration
of the Hobson prohibition amendment
was not acted upon when the commit
tee adjourned.
The committee agreed to hear Rep
resentative Hobson and Rev. E, C.
Dinwiddie, legislative agent of the
anti-saloon league, before voting on
the rule. In committee there was no
effort to force a vote. The conserva
tion program arranged in the special
rule includes:
Ferris bill for leasing lands in Alas
ka with six hours' debate.
Foster radium bill with four hours'
debate.
A bill extending paying periods un
der reclamation projects with two
hours' debate.
Ferris bill for conservation of water
power sites on public lands with four
hours' debate.
Foster bill amending laws with four
hours' debate.
All of the bills on the program have
been approved by the administration.
The anti-prohibitionists in the
house declared the necessary two
thirds vote to pass the prohibition
amendment could not be secured at
this time. Majority Leader Underwood
said if the vote is delayed now it will
probably not be reached during the
present congress.
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Niagara Falls, June 10. A
daggeroi's obstruction on the vital
point in the mediation proceed
ings has arisen which again
thrtatens a failure of the negotia
tions. The United States has said
to the mediators in equivocal
terms that it cannot consent to
any method of transition from
the existing regime to the pro
posed new provisional government
that can be construed as a recogni
tion of the Huerta administration.
The mediators are insisting that
Huerta be permitted to take the
appointment of the man agreed
upon here for provisional presi
dent. This, the American govern
ment absolutely refuses to accept,
not only because it is committed
against the recognition of Huerta,
but because it has been inform
ed by the constitutionalists that
under no circumstances will they
accept a peace plan which permit
Huerta to exercis the constitu
tional function of naming his suc
cessor.
Washington, June 10.—The long his
toric debate of the Panama tolls ex
emption was in its last stage when the
senate resumed work with the prospect
of final voting before adjournment
tonight. The administration leaders
claimed the repeal would pass by a
safe majority.
First i order for voting came the
amendments to repeal the bill as it
passed the house, The principal one
is a compromise between the senate
democrats and republicans and quali
fies the repeal with the reservation
that it shall not be construed as a
waiver of the right of the United
States to pass American coastwise
ships through the canal free of tolls.
It is generally conceded that the
amendment pass the senate, later be
accepted by the house and finally ac
cepted by the president. While it is
said that Wilson will approve the
repeal with an amendment he prefer- i
red that it passed one.
SMALLSbe
LDWAIwithout
DROWNED
The 14 months old child of Mr. and
Mrs. Frank Burley of Gardner was
drowned yesterday afternoon when it
fell into a large jar of water. Tho
mother left the house for a short time,
and, when she returned, found the child
in the water. She called a doctor at
once, but it was too late to save the
child's life. The funeral will be held
this afternoon from the church at
Gardner.
REPAIRING THE PAVEMENT
The cedar blocks between the street
car track on N. P. avenue are being
torn out today, and they will be re
placed by blocks of the same kind as
those on the avenue, creosoted wood.
A large force of men is at work, and
the job will not take long to complete.
AND DAILY REPUBLICAN
IK*
A Suffragette Being Driven Back
Attack on Buckingham Palace
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When Mrs. Pankhurst made her at
tack with some scores of suffragettes
cn Buckingham palace the other day,
a lot of Englishmen, including royalty
within and some hundreds of London
policemen, were very much frighten
ed. Mrs. Pankhurst had announced
that at a certain hour she would pre
sent a petition to the king. She didn't
have the slightest idea that she would
present the petition, nor did she even
have a petition, on her when she was
arrested.
She just wanted to excite the public,
and in that she succeeded. Some
Not only
loan the
sprinkling
m''
tafcr
2,000
policemen were sent to the palace
grounds and outside. Some 15,000
Those who have promised and others who have not been seen
can help the cause of good roads In a very practical manner by tak
ing care of their 1914 dues to the club as soon as possible. Mail
checks to J. P. Dotson, chairman, care The Forum.
Seventh Ward Divided
for Election
by
the
The city commission this morning
divided the seventh ward of the city
into two precincts, north and south.
The division line is the center of Ninth
avenue north. All south of that line
in the seventh ward comprises the first
precinct, and all north, the second.
The division was made by the city
commission for the convenience of the
voters. Many complaints have been
heard in recent years that the seventh
ward has been too large and the voting
place not easily accessible from all por
tions of the ward.
To remove this obstacle the commis
sion passed an ordinance this morning
creating two precincts. This will he.
convenient for the June primary
voters.
Raised Anders' Salary.
An ordinance increasing the salary
of the city engineer was passed on its
final reading this morr.ihg. The engin
eer's salary will henceforth be J^,4n0
and cai-ries with it a provision that the
incumbent shall devote his entire time
to the city.
This virtually places Mr. Anders
back on the same bspis as a year ago,
before the commission went into ef­
A. Shaheen, proprietor of the Or
pheum restaurant and hotel on Front
street, was struck by an auto on Front
street last night, near Fourth street. It
appears that Shaheen was coming from
N. P. avenue on Fourth street, on his
bicycle, and had turned into Front
street when the machine struck him.
Shaheen was dragged for some dis
tance, and was painfully bryisedf and
is reported to have had two ribs brok
en. He was taken to St. John's hospi
tal, where he is resting easily today.
Iti Class.
Baltimore American: "There is evid
ently music in the air about revelations
of railroad finance." .......
"Yes, and the music U ot the liar and
loot
BorU".
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Oil
Work on Road to
The car load of oil that has been donated by the Standard Oil
Co. to be used on the experimental work that will be done on the
road to the fair grounds. North Broadway, has arrived and the work
will be started immediately.
did
the Standard Oil Co. donate the oil, but they will
wagons that will be used to spread it.
Tike committee In charge of collecting the funds for the Fargo
Automobile association state that a number of checks that have been
promised have not yet been sent in and they urge that this be done
as soon as possible. The committee are very anxious to get their af
fairs closed up for this season.
fect. The city engineer's salary was
then the same, with teh same
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spectators gathered around to see the
fun. A few women tried to run
through the police lines, and they pre
tended they were fighting to get into
the palace. They made a great out
cry and attracted a lot of attention,
because they had staged their display
well.
The woman in the picture was be
ing led from the scene by three police
men. She caught hold of a lamp post,
pretending to try to break loose from
the grasp of three strong bobbies. OS
course, she didn't break loose, but was
carried off to jail. If the women had
got into the palace they would not
have presented a petition, because
they had none to present.
Total
Trustees—Theo.
Lisbon, N. D., June 10.—The above
officers were named by the North Da
kota Firemen's association at the bus
iness session held here this morning.
There was a warm battle for president
between Chief Bridgeford of Larimore
and Chief Lee of Hatton, but the form
er won out by a narrow margin.
One of the interesting features of
the morning session was the re-elec
tion of H. L. Reade for the seven
teenth
time, as secretary of the as
sociation. He was nominated in a
ringing speech ty Chief Roosvin of
Grafton, who brought the crowd to its
feet in a burst of cheering. Mr. Reade
is one of the most popular fire f»6hters
in the state and he was re-elected by
aCTraeasaure?'
proviso
When the commission took over the
reins of government, the engineer's
salary was decreased along with oth
ers. In the interim, Mr. Anders has
been doing outside work, which he will
now stop under teh new ordinance
which replaces his saalry at the old
amount.
Petition for C. S. Church.
:A petition was entered by the Christ
Ian Science church, through John S.
Watson, who appeared before the com
mission, to have the new church prop
erty removed from the tax list, accord
ing to the law, inasmuch as teh church
was now erecting a new edifice, to be
occupied as soon as completed.
Mr. Watson also asked that the
sewer on Broadway between the N. P.
tracks and the alley between N. P.
avenue and First avenue north be deep
ened, in order to secure better drain
age between the tracks and N. P. ave
nue.
A
Sewer contracts were awarded to
W. Schruth for sewers on Ninth
and Tenth avenues south and Thir
teenth street south.
Rome, June 10.—Further outrages
were committed by strikers In various
parts of Italy, who caused damage to
several minor railroad stations. The
authorities extended their measures of
precaution and have posted troops, and
police guards at structures liable to
attack by the strikers.
The workingmen's movement started
Monday when a general strike was de
clared as a protest against repressive
measures of government In connection
with a popular demonstration at Anco
na on Sunda when several men were
killed and wounded. The anger of the
strikers has been increased by conflicts
with the police wbo yesterday killed
another rlo»e« i
Geese and Statistician
Secretary Taylor were both re-elected
for second terms.
The session this morning conclud
ed the business routine and from now
on the fire laddies will spend their
time in out-door stunts. This after
noon there will be the annual parade,
prizes being
offered
for the best uni-
formed company, the largest company,
Tomorrow the track events will be
nulled
off. There will be hot com
petition for every place in the many
events and some exciting sport is sure
|The boys will be tendered A dance
this evening.
Opening Day.
The thirty first annual convention
of the North Dakota
State
Firemen s
association opened here yesterday af
ternoon, with probably the largest at
tendance ever present at a like
Ling.
Lisbon's large armory was filled
Kb
the doors when the convention was
called to order and indications point
to an even greated number being pres
ent for tomorrow's session. i
The convention was opened py
Chief Engineer T. E. Conklin of Lis
bon who called on Rev. A. Lincoln
Shu'te to open the meeting
wlth
THIS ISSUE 10 PAGES
REPUBLICAN ESTABLISHED SEPT. 5, 1878.
Is
Rousing Meeting Is Being Held at Lisbon—Reade Named
Secretary, to Serve His Seventeenth Consecutive
Year—Wahpeton Gets Next Convention
$268,814.72 PAIN IN TWENTY-FIVE YEARS.
The volunteer Are fighters of North Dakota are this week ho1'**1**
their annual convention at Lisbon, which meeting promises to be both
the largest and most beneficial of any yet held in this state.
North Dakota's Firemen's association has grown from a membership
of sixteen towns in
to
1890
167
towns in
1914.
arily for the purpose of aiding the voulnteer departments In Kettin- to
gether and discussing better methods of preventing and fig:
11 500 is annually paid by the state to aid in paying the transportation
expenses of the delegates that are elected to represent the several volun-
pray­
er Mayor Thomte in his address of
welcome said that the great key to the
city had been lost—and that he had
no intention of finding it. The city
belonged to the boys, and he hoped
they would make every use of it. His
welcome was most hearty. Hon. Jvar
M. Tschida responded.
To show their appreciation of tne
generous welcome and the untiring
efforts of Mayor Thomke, he was
here made an honorary member of tne
association with a rousing unanimous
vote.
In his annual address Pres. M.
Tschida expressed his appreciation oi
the honor conferred upon himby elec
tion as head of the State Firemen s
association. He called attention to the
members who had passed on during
his incumbency. Past President Pack
ard of Mandan. and Past Secretary A.
Bassatt, of Fargo, and suggested that
future conventions devote a portion of
their first session to the memory of
their departed members.
The reports of the officers showed
the department to be in excellent con
dition. There is a very comfortable
balance In the treasury and the report
of the secretary showed an increase of
fifteen companies during the past year,
bringing the total membership up to
224
companies in 177 towns. There
are a total of 3,965 firemen In the
The convention named the following
committees:
Credentials: H. L. Reade, of Bis
marck, state secretary, C. Phemister,
of Glen Ullen and Chief Ellsworth of
New Rockford.
Auditing:
Captain Sprague, of
Grafton, Wm. Palmer of Valley City,
and Chief Grunenfelder of Mandan.
Resolutions:
Robinson of Cando,
Meade of Grafton, and Tompson of
Bismarck, Tbef* committee* made.
The association is prim­
"has a law which provides that every town having a
volunteer fire company of at least fifteen members, and having in
actual use at least one steam, fire, or hand engine, or hook and Ladder
truck, or hose cart, shall be entitled to receive from the state a sum
equal to 2 per cent of the total amount paid in that town during the
vear for fire insurance premiums. The only other requirement is tha*
the town shall be a member of the North Dakota Firemen s association.
It will not be attempted here to show what each town received in 19.14,
but the following statement shows the number of towns qualified to
receive this 2 per cent, and the total amount paid, for each year since
1890 It will no doubt prove interesting to the people of this state to
know that from 1890 to 1914-both years inclusive-no less a total
sum than $268,814.72 has been paid to the towns of North Dakota in
twenty-five years.
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NO. Towns Tortal Paid
,890 16 3,700.07
JcJJ 18 4,191.82
)ll2 19 4.529.82
20 5,035.70
24 4,946.11
llll 25 4,820.33
1896 28 5,445.5®
189b
5,792.42
al 36 5,906.84
llll 38 6,321.04
jqoo 38 6,868.48
llll 42 6,894.27
48 7,136.97
9,057.81
\ll4 63 9.912.25
\llt 63 9,81,6.75
\Hl 71 11,100.90
JoST 74 14.181.56
75 15,134.76
1909 93 17,094.22
io52 105 19,743.66
121 21,470.78
}l\l 140
21.285.14
]l\% 153 23,056.66
19H
25,370.8s
NEW OFFICERS NAMED TODAY.
President—Chief Bridgeford, Larimore.
First Vice President—Wm. Murphy, Sanborn.
Second Vice President--John Velle, Grafton.
Secretary—H. 1^. Reade, Bismarck.
Treasurer—R. E. Geese, Jamestown.
Mistical Secretary—D. R. Taylor, Jamestown.
Board of
Kahallek. Kenmare Gunder Nelson, Nome
^k^D^iegates^to ^International convention (t, be held at New Orleans
in the fall) R. C. Fuller, Beach W. T. Crasswell, Valley City,
Ross, Valley City. „r
Next convention ace—Wahpeton
Jcpn C.
their reports at this morning's sea
sion.
Statistical Secretary Taylor of Man
dan made a very interesting report
showing the amount of apparatus of
all kinds in use in the state, the num
bers of fires during the year and the
losses as closely as could be ascertain
ed. There was a total fire loss during
the year just closed of 8162,645.60,
and property valued at well over $6,
000,000
exposed to fire.
What was declared to be the most
interesting report of the day, and by
far the best report of that nature
ever made to the convention was that
of the international delegates, deliver
ed by Mr. Robinson of Cando. It
covered all the important topics dis
cussed at the New York meeting,
dwelling especially on fire waste, fire
inspection and over insurance. Tha
paper is to be printed for general
circulation.
Would Amend Law.
The association in its opening ses
sion backed unanimously a resolution
asking the state legislature at the com
ing session next winter to amend that
portion of the law which permits half
of the 2 per cent of the insurance pre
miums, which reverts to the depart
ments In cities where relief associa
tions are organized, and to give such
associations the whole of such amount
for relief purposes. If amended, the
law will only apply to the Fargo and
Grand Forks organizations, which are
at present the only two in the state
maintaining such organizations.
Sponsors of the resolution argued
that under the present law the amount
of money obtained is inadequate to
take care of the needs of the relief
associations.
Boost Bridgeford for President.
Headed by F.dgar L. Richter of the
Larimore
Pioneer and the Larimore
band, a delegation twenty strong
reached Lisbon Tuesday noon in a spe
cial car. boosting their popular Chief
Bridgeford for president of the asso-
Contlnued on Page Five.
Madrid, June 10.—The civil marriage
of Miss Belle Wyatt Willard, daughter
of the American ambassador to Spain,
to Kermit Roosevelt, son of Colonel
Theodore Roosevelt, was performed
here.
The ceremony was performed at an
office in the residence of the chief of
police by a magistrate of Buena Vista
district. Police healquarters is located
in a populous district of the city, and
the passage of the wedding party in
five automobiles attracted considerable
attention. The moving picture men
were out in force.
In the vicinity of the building a
small crowd gathered, which was kept
from approaching too closely by po
licemen anl detectives. Colonel
Roosevelt and Ambassador Willard
were among those present at the cere
mony, after which the wedding party
left the city to pass the afternoon at
i Toledo.
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