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GREAT TRAINING CAMP TAKES ON LIVELY BEARING Preliminary Work WcL 7U11 dcr Way—Lots of Food and Amusement Camp Dodge, Sept. 26.—Scenes like these are being enacted all over the United States as the first major in crement of the great draft army reaches camp. The introduction to military life is made quickly and the men are soon accustomed to the 'routine of the cantonment. The men In the photo have been at camp only a few hours, but they have already fallen in with the spirit of army life They have had their first taste of army "grub" and by their expressions tt was to their liking. After thei first meal they learned that one of the duties of our soldiers is cleaning their own dishes. They are busily engaged at that task while others of their comrades are taking their turns at the mess tables. Upon their arrival the men were tor the most part quiet and serious feeling a bit awkward and diffident In the new undertaking. There was Men in most of them the attitude of a man on a new Job in unfamiliar surroundings or rather of the small boy on his first day of school. It has been generally remarked, how eVer. that there has be^n nothing sullen or unwilling in the behavior of any of them and that on the con trary they have been more eager and Interested than might have been ex pected. Men Soon Find Their Places. Each new "soldier of freedom" had 'fOund his place within half an hour after his arrival at the ramp. The men are received in groups from their various states and communities and after a medical examination, part of each group is assigned to the Infantry brigades, a part to the ar I tillery brigades and the rest to th depot brigades. The officers of the brigades then take them in charge ahd after being led behind the brigad lines the men are divided again with I reference to regiments. These were in turn split up with reference to companies and th« men were directed to their barracks, which were ready fot them so far at least aa cots and blankets and food wore concerned. At the close of the first day the men had already begun to feel es tablished. The distribution of shoes socks and shirts, trousers, hats and leggings followed later and some of the men are still training in civilian clothes. They learned how to make their beds so that the letters "U. S." showed on the outside of the blank ets just six Inches below the upper edge—one of the very first lessons in the army. After two meals together and by evening of the first day eomr.nl' hip began to spring up and the men went away in groups and pairs to the movie shows and entertainments that are supplied bv the Y. M. C. A. That the men are to have plenty of whole some diversion is already apparent and they have shown their apprecia tion of it. Officers Are Tactful. The "conscript" and "compulsory" pfcase of the national army Is being sensibly handled by the officers in charge. All of them realize as well aa the men themselves that they came because they had to, but it is rot in human nature to be pleased with the idea, and the officers deal with it in a tactful way. The word 'obligatory** is used rather than "compulsory". "It is obligatory", explained one of the of ficers, "for all men to pay their Just debts. It is only in the case of shirk ers that compulsion is necessary. These men are not shirkers. They come into the army because they owe a debt of service to their country and the draft law has been merely a means furnished them that they can properly pay that debt. These men afe not shirkers and you will not fln-i that spirit among the men. "I don't want to cast aspersions on the old regular army", said a prominent officer, "but. this way of getting an army is a thousand times better. For the rank and file we are starting T*jth at least 50 per cent of the total enrollment far above the average of men as you find them throughout the country. There is nothing of the hobo type even in the other r0 per cent, and very little, if anything, of the vicious. As to the new officers from the reserve corps training camps, they all have the in doctrination of the spirit of work. They are fresh from the training which meant eight amd ten hard houra a day of work for every one of them. That is what military service means to them. They know nothing else in connection with the army, and they are going to pass this on to the men. We are going to have an army free of idleness. Nobody need fear to let his son come to it when the draft board calls him". Each barracks at present accommo dates about 200 men. but a plan to remodel some of these buildings will provide more room. In each of the barracks there is a hallway in the center extending the entire width, with outdoor exits at either end. On, the right of this hall, when entering the east door, there is a large mesa hall where the men eat. In the mess hall are ten tables accommodating twenty-five men each. At the north of the mess hall is the kitchen, •quipped with two 10-hole ranges, icebox, two pantries and other con veniences for the cook. Orderly Room at Right. On the right of the main hall is an orderly room for the use of the first sergeant and company clerk. The re mainder of the spare on the left orig inally was intended for a recreation hall, but owing to the increase in the size of the companies under the new organization plan it probably will be used by non-commissioned officers and possibly for sleeping quarters for some privates. Each barracks is two jitories in height, the stairs leading to the sec ond floor from the main hallway. The entire upper floor is devoted to sleep ing quarters and cots will be the only furniture, excepting the stoves. The barracks have many windows and at night are lighted by electric globes. The wash room have a shower bath with ten showers for each company. These also are to be heated. The remodeling plan contemplates Utilizing all of the first floor of some of the barracks for sleeping quarters, allowing the men to eat in other bar racks, where the mess halls and kitchens will be retained. Everything is being done to make the soldiers comfortable, and much is planned for the selective men in the way of amusement, sports and religious welfare. Two Y. M. C. A. units are now ready to welcome the new soldiers and others are being rushed t^ completion. The Knights of Columbus order Sf* constructing a big hall for recreation and religious North Dakotans Rapidly Find Their Places at Camp MMei Tyr: I & Q» ft ln •. 1»Vt **":s' •'••iff 1/.n*£• 4 y, ... v *,' purpose*, and nearly all of the hurches of various denominations have arranged to build small recrea tion halls. In addition to these places a number of fraternal organizations also have obtained permission to erect buildings where the khaki-clad members will be welcome. At all these places there will be reading rooms, well supplied with books and magazines, and in some the men will have an opportunity to write letters and to meet their friends and rela tives. Nearly all of these buildings will have facilities for musical and other entertainments. Interest in Sporting Events. There is much interest in camp in the sporting events planned for the late fall and winter. The first ath letic entertainment was staged last week by the hospital men at the Y. M. O. A. There were three boxing bouts, a number of other athletic stunts, music and a lunch. John L. Griffith, former coach at Drake uni versity. will have charge of athletics at Tamp Dodge, and he promises to make a boxer out of every soldier in camp. Many of the new officers had instruction in football at the Fort Snelling training school, and many football teams are being organized and games will be played on the Wednesday and Saturday half-holi days. Plan to Raise Mess Funds. The home folks of nearly every unit In this division are planning to raise mess funds for the various regiments and companies. These funds are used to supplement the government ration in order to pro ide more variety'for the menu, and also to purchase the many little articles needed to make the barracks more comfortable and home like. There has been a generous re sponse on the part of the women of Des Moines to General Plummer's uggestion that their aid would be ppreciated in sewing on buttons which the soldier loses in the strenu ous work of becoming a fighting man. Mrs. James R. Hanna of the home and hospitality committee has ar ranged with division officers to have the women of the city visit the camp in relays every week and do the mending for the soldiers. These women probably will meet in the hostess houses, which soon are to be completed. These buildings are for women visitors who come to the camp to see their relatives and friends. Women matrons will be In charge at each hostess house. The medical department at Camp Dodge is now well organized and Division Surgeon Lieut. Col. Jay R. Shook and MaJ. E. C. Craft, In charge of the base hospital, are directing a large corps of medical officers and enlisted men whose sole duty it is to look after the health of the men in camp. They inspect the cooks, as well as the food prepared by the cooks, and they make frequent medi cal inspections of the men. In addi tion to this the sanitary officers of the medical department inspect the big water and sewage system, the garbage disposal and the sanitary conditions of the camn in general. And in the 200 square mile zone sur rounding the camp the officers of the United States public health service are at work to prevent contagion be ing carried to the camp. For the men who become 111 hospital facili ties are ample and the best of care is given the patients by the medical officers and army and Red Cross nurses. When the new soldiers get their complete outfits of clothing and re cover from sore feet and lame backs, occasioned by the new mode of life, they undoubtedly will find that Camp Dodge is not such a bad- place after all. For state news read The Forum, TH ij Dodge Work Rapidly w mi 4 S S yf' vt*. i ... y a Familiar scene at Camp Dod^e, where over 2,000 North Dakota draft men are being introduced to army llffc SOLDIERS ARE SAVED BY DUCKS Attacking Party Discover ed When Unusual Flight Of Birds Investigated With British Forces in Salonikl.— (Correspondence of The Associated Press.)—This is the story of how the ducks of Kale-Zir gave the warn ing and saved a British detachment. When the Bulgars left their native fastnesses and came down into the plains, their advance was halted by a certain famous river and a his toric lake. A British company was holding the Upper lake, for it was di vided into two parts connected by the river. The company was charg ed with responsibility for the upper lake and five miles of the connecting stream as far as Kale-Zir. They had absolute command of the lake, thanks to the motorboats, and a crossing there was inconceivable, but the riv er flowed through a maze of reeds and swamps and forests, most parts of which appeared absolutely im penetrable from the British side. A feeling of comparative safety per vaded the British camp. Then one evening the orderly offi cer set out from the camp on his bicycle to visit two outposts up the river nearly two miles from the camp. It was very dark. As he rteared the sentry, he heard the movement of wings, and distinguish ed fllock after flock of ducks flying from their night rest among the reeds. "Looks odd", he remarked to the sentry. Then to a sergeant, "I'll take one man, sergeant, and we'll cycle down the path and hav© a look". The path ran a quarter of a mile along the marsh and then died an abrupt death in a stifling fence of reeds. The officer and his orderly dismounted and listened. They could discern over In the swamp a long line of men in single file. Back at the picket post, the order ly sent a man to warn the camp, while he remained behind to keep the enemy raiders under observa tion. The raiders were 200 strong1, under command of a German officer. They kept to the path until just before it came Into a clearing. Then they halted and prepared to attack. They got into a loose sort of open order and came on quickly. At that mom ent the British officer fired four shots. Immediately a light over the British camp appeared. The glare was dazzling. There was a mo ment's silence and then a roar of fire. It was a complete surprise. The raiders were bunched close, and must have had fifty casualties in the first fusillade. They made no at tempt to resist, but flung everything away and made for the maize fields. The first person picked up was the German officer in charge of the en terprise, who had been hit in the thigh. Altogether there were twen ty-flve dead and thirty-eight wound ed, while thirty-five more surrend ered during the morning at different places and more kept giviyig them selves up for several days. Prob ably not more than five or six ever got back to the Bulgar lines. For Quick Results Use The Forum Want Ads. mm fl' •. J. v'v.*fu -k i WMHU Jr I £§4 yj» r. w -"g I X* v. .' Other Men's Views 1 An Editorial That May or May Mot 8uuare With The Forum's Opinions. Minneapolis Journal: In a- gang of fifteen laborers, working in one of the Minneapolis parks, are men of seven nationalities. Seven tongues are spoken in the group, though the entire fifteen speak English. They all work agreeably together, and every man appears to entertain a measure of respect for his fellow. These men exchange information regarding their personal affairs, and regarding the government and so cial affairs of their mother coun tries. All read the American daily papers. All appear to be patriotic American citizens and all, even the German, are for the prosecution of the war. Probably each of the fifteen has dropped some of his inbred hostility toward other nationalities. The foreigners he has met have proved better men than he had expected. He has studied nations at first hand, and has found in every one of them men with the qualities he admires. There is but one way a man may remain an unregenerated foreigner In America, and that is by remain ing an unregenerated bigot. The average immigrant is more or less open-minded. He lets the facts about him leak Into his mind nat urally and, if let alone, translates them into opinions more or less correct. Such a man finally becomes a well informed and good willed citizen. Shut up that same man in his own land, cut him off from friendly contact with other nationalities ed ucate him to believe that he and his compatriots are super-beings, better born, wiser, and stronger than all others, endowed by the gods with rights above every oth*r nation on earth teach htm that all other peoples are "Idiots," "louts," "degenerates," "weeds" which his people are born to eradicate or re create by force, and you make him an impossibility. Gather a settle ment of such people together In America, and there immediately arises about that spot a problem of diseased social and political condi tion. "Seest thou a man wise in his own conceit? There is more hope of a fool than of hljn" Thus runs a Hebrew provert. The same is as true of a conceited nation. America has been slow to believe that Germany could have wrapped her head In a cloud of such dense self-conceit. For more than a cen tury America has known many lik able Germaans of open-mlndedness and modesty. It has known German bigots, too, but'not en masse and in power, as it has since they began their world raid. And America still refuses to believe that all Germany is hopelessly permeated with such Insufferable conceit. Persistent Inbreeding of provin cial ideas the making of vanity a virtue and of self-praise a system formulating unquestioning obedi ence to power into a national relig ion —these things have made of the ruling caste of Germany, not great men. but veneered wild men. The ruling caste has become a powerful and untamed animal, endued with the high intelligence of a man graft ed on to the low Instincts of a beast. It is not the human folk of Ger many that the human government of democratic America Is fighting. It is the Frankenstein monster that is blighting Germany, and that has gone forth Into the world to slay and to Blake ita lust. VX 1 .h. 4, .A.W i THE FARGO FORTJM.~WEt)NESrAT S^Vl^riW. SEf'TEMSEfl 2G, 1917. I. W. W. RAIDS REVEALED Bill REVOLT PLOTS (By Ass6clated Press.) Washington, Sept. 29. H6m small coterie of active anti-war workers operating under the direc tion of the Industrial Workers of the World persuaded hundreds of unlet tered Oklahoma farmers to take tip arfns against the government's en forcement of the selective draft law is revealed In papers seized by fed eral agents in the recent nation-wide raid of I. W. W. headquarters. Testimony giveh at Enid, Okla homa. recently* to the effect that a national uprising was planned in which towns would be seized, cities attacked and bridges burned, was taken by officials here as an indica tion that the Oklahoma farmers real ly believed the plan would carry. As a matter of fact, officials assert even the most radical leaders knew that it could accomplish a little more than local disturbances. The farmers were Incited to take up arms with the full knowledge that the move ment would lead to nothiiur, simply as an expedient to embairass the government temporarily. Had Exaggerated Idea. The anti-draft demonstration started as an agrarian movement, the records show, in Oklahoma, where a number of illiterate farmers obtained an exaggerated idea of the law's operations. Certain I. W. W. leaders learned of secret meetings held by the farmers in the churches and other buildings at night and sent agitators to the scene to fan the discontent to open rebellion it is said, by playing upon their fears. It was represented to the farmers that thousands of their neighbors in Missouri, Kansas, and Texas were ready to unite in an armed uprising, that millions of "men working for wages' would Join them in other states and that the movement could not fail to result in an overthrow of the government. With the govern ment overthrown there were to be a general division of the money of the rich among the "men working for wages" and other benefits of wide dimensions were to be obtained. Officers Blocked It. Department of justice agents operating in the vicinity learned of the ambitious program and prior to July 27, the night set for the gen eral uprising, brought the project to an end with the arrest of the alleged ring leaders of the movement. At no time, it was said, was the dis turbance more than local in charac ter or regarded here as likely to spread. The fomentation of this trouble is only one of many activities whiclt. authorities here are investigating in connection with the recent seizure of I. W. W. papers throughout the country. FOREST FIRE DESTROYS SAW MILL AND CABINS Rainy River, Ont., Visited by Ds structive Blaze, Resembling Baudette Fires. (By Associated Press.) Baudette, Minn., Sept. 26. A forest fire sweeping over the tops of the trees and resembling the one which destroyed this place seven years ago, raged yesterday Just north of Rainy River, Ont., across the river from Baudette. Brush fires, fanned by a strong wind, destroyed the Engler saw mill and tributary buildings, burned a number of settlers' cabins and inter fered with railroad travel. No loss of life has been reported and the wind has subsided and the danger is over for the present. The Engler mill was located a mile down the Rainy river on the Ameri can side. Several farmers Just west of Baudette have moved their house hold goods here and several homes were burned. Two men and a woman were badly hurt when two automobiles collided in dense smoke. Another man was hurt jumping from the second story, of a burning building. The fires have been burning all summer and were set by the farm ers to clear land. Because of thjs unusually strong wind they got be yond control and leaped across the river Into Ontario. RETURN FIVE INDICTMENTS IN DRAFT VIOLATION CASE Member of County Selection Board Among Those Who Must Ans wer Grand Jury Charge. (By Associated Presa.) St. Joseph, Mo., Sept. 2f. Five men, including a member of the county draft board, were Indicted here yesterday on charges of at tempted violations of the selective draft law. Four of the men were released on bonds of $10,000 each and given thirty days in which to plead to the charges, while the fifth, A. J. August, a wealthy merchant, is ill at his home. August and Isaac Kalis, an em ploye. were Indicted Jointly on a charge of offering to bribe for Kalis' exemption. Daniel Shepherd and Leslie E. Clark were Indicted Jointly on a charge of conspiracy. Forrest Thomas, coroner, and a member of the county draft boardj was indicted for fraud in connection with the rejection of E. E. Shep# herd, brother of Daniel Shepherd. An alleged statement of Daniel Shepherd to a banker when he drew $250 which he Is said to have indicat ed would be used in securing exemptions, led to the investigation that resulted in yesterday's indict ments. IRST REGIMENT TO DEPART SATURDAY ConUsttod From Pa«* 6m. Capt. John W. Grant and First Lieut. Thomas Heseth, Company G, Rolla. Capt. George Crawford. Company H. Harvev. Capt. Harry E. Thomas and First Lieut. George W. Sears, Company K. Ellendale. Capt. Charles I. Cook and First Lieut, Richard A. Sprague, Company. M, Beach Three Places to be Filed. There still remain three captain cies—Machine gun company, Dickin son. Company F, Carrington, and Company L, Hankinson—-to be fill ed, three second lieutenancies, and possibly a first lieutenancy, to be fill ed. and It is probable that the Sec onl will go to Camp Greene Sfven officers fthort. Adjutant General Fraser is given jl i* A*.*. .MM As the world is constituted, and has been through thousands of years of strife, there is only one safe plan, and that is to follow the advice of Washington—in time of peace, pre pare for war. If we had done this a few years ago, we would have saved billions of dollars and tens of thou sands of lives. It is common knowl edge in military circles that trained men, by knowing how to take care of themselves in camp and in the field, reduce the mortality and casualties at least two-thirds, and, wThat la even more vital, men of special training only can be used in modern Nationally, we need a littl^ fore sight, a keener appreciation "of the necessity for providing for future contingencies. We cut Ice in the coldest sort of weather when npbody wants ice, for we know it will be full credit in military circles here for the successful outcome of the state's campaign to have North Da kotans accepted as commissioned officers for the Second, in face of opposition at Washington. Governor Frazier joiped with the adjutant general in insisting that the men whom he had commissioned prior to the mustering of the regiment Into federal service be accepted. Will Give Farewell. A big celebration will be held at Blsmar6k Friday evening, when Governor Frazier will address the North Dakota guardsmen at Bis marck on the eve of their departure. Attorney General William Langer will preside. .. CALLS ON SENATE TO OUST SOLON Continued From Page One. Dakota, the balance of slightly more than 100,000 members being scatter ed over other states. The flset purpose of the league, 3tie continued, is to protect the inter ests and welfare of the farmers. It is especially active' at this time, he said, on alleged discrinJlnation against the farmer who cannot af ford to sell his wheat at $2.20 a bush when flour prices remain on a high level and with other demands on his resources. Saw Need off Arousing Farmers. Members of the commission indi cated their position to the effect that the league should have appealed to the commission for the relief desired instead of resorting to the spread of such propaganda as might reflect on federal policies designed to the suc cessful conduct of the war. President Townley said the league officers be lieved it necessary^ to arouse the farmers to the conditions and then, through their influence, to go direct nt. Defeat of Germany *(By Assocl ?6penhajffA, Se£t.' SI/—The new German Fatherland party held its first open meeting in Berlin last nigrht, and the crowd in Philharmonic hal] was so large that an overflow meeting was held nearby. No gov ernment officials attecded either meeting. Admiral von Tirpitz was the principal speaker. He pointed out that the submarine warfare is Germany's- legal right, and that Berlin now has her Just deserts. Belgium, the speaker said, was always England's bridgehead, and Germany must do her utmost in preventing England from becoming •:V V- V* a*":: Jfci- JV ited Press.) .. Belgium's protecting master. The ad miral declared that peace without a heavy war indemnity meant Ger many's defeat, and the victory of Englo-American capitalism. Admiral vim Tirpitz was greeted enthusias tically by the audience. An Essen paper recently announc ed the formation of a new "patriotic party," which in an initial proclama tion, declared hostility to the reichS tag peace resolutions and added that the party would be non-political and wpuld be dissolved on the day peace is signed. Red Cross Only Agency That Will Forward Supplies To Europe By New Arrangement The- scope of the American Red Cross in the northwest has been greatly broadened by the announce ment from Northern division head quarters that a plan haa been work ed out for co-operation between the American Bed Cross and other re lief societies that have* been doing war work. Under the new plan all- war relief material will be forwarded to Eur ope by the American Red Cross. Other war relief societies may re tain their identity and continue the work they have been doing, but it is desired that they affiliate with the Red Cross as auxiliaries, in order to prevent duplication. Northern division headquarters will, from time to time, supply its chapters and other war relief societies with information about the kind and amount of arti cles desired. At present the demand is for knitted aj-tic.les. surgical dressings, hospital garments and comfort kits in the order named. Under the new plan war relief so cieties may deliver their material to Red Cross chapters for forwarding to the supply depots, without expense to them. Material that heretofore has not been handled by the Red Cross must be shipped direct to the American Red Cross supply depot, 56th street and North river, New York city. VETERAN ENGINEER AT JAMESTOWN RECALLS EVENTFUL MOMENTS IN THE EARLY RAILROADING DAYS IN STATE Jamestown. N. D, Sept. 26.—Great interest is centered by rail road men on a picttire in the possession of G. C. Rand, pioneer en gineer on the Northern Pacific. The picture is that of Northern Paeiflo engine No. 4S. which carried the late President Hayes on his famous tour through North Dakota in 187S. Mr. Rand piloted the old "side wheeler" over the tracks. Mr. Rajid also piloted the engine that carried General Custer to Bismarck in March. 1876 and recalls the time when the train was stalled in snowbanks for days we st of Crystal Springs. It was while this train wa5 stalled that, orders were received "from the rear" for the famous old genera' to appear in Washington to answer to the charge of insub ordinati. Mr. Rand was also engineer on the tra.n that took General Cus ter to Fort Lincoln prior to the fatal expedition afalnst the Indians, chronicled as the battle of the Big Horn. WBIGLEY SAYS UNIVERSAL TRAINING WOULD HAVE AIDED GOVERNMENT (By Wm, Wrigley, Jr., Chicago.) How fortunate it would have been had we adopted universal military training five or ten years ago. It would have meant much in the pres ent crisis—it probably would have kept u§ out of the war. But it's no use to cry over spilt milk. The ques tion is, what shall we do now? Every thoughtful man must feel that a na tion unable to protect itself promptly is blind to the tragic possibilities of its heedlessness. War comes unex pectedly and, as in our own case, it is sometimes forced upon an "inno cent bystander". For three years we submitted to Insult and Injury, until forbearance ceased to be a virtue and there was nothing left for us but to assert our rights and to defend them. No country in the world hates war more than we do. Only extreme provocation would Induce us to take up arms. Experience shows abund antly that a peace-loving nation is not safe because of that fact. Bel gium and some of the Balkan states are evidence of it. demanded a few-months later so we prepare in mid-winter, for our com forts during the heated period ol summer. The plan of universal military training as outlined in the Chamber lain bill would make available at all times, millions of young men who have had sufficient military training to enable them to become excellent soldiers with a few weeks of addi tional training. This would safe guard the nation and prepare it against any contingency that would probably arise, and if one should never arise, the training and dis cipline would be the very best ex perience that any young man could have. It would make him stronger physically, more alert mentally, quicker to see and to act. Also, it would increase his earning capacity and give him a better chance to win success in his life work. Our boys appreciate this I think the malority of (hem would be glad to take the training. War Is a calamity beyond descrlp tion. We are sorry that any of our young men should be compelled to engage in it, but there are some things worse than war, and one would be to have our country dominated by a foreign power—by a rule of ruth less militarism that counts war as a regular business. Since the boys may at any time be called upon to defend our country and our flag, we owe it to them to provide them with a careful pre training so that they may perform this important national function both efficiently and as safely as possible. We must not be asleep at the switch. The responsibility is up to the Am erican citizen and the voters of this country tp demand the passage of the Chamberlain bill or some similar measure by congress at its next ses sion. It has already been postponed too long. It's time now for action. WAR WILL BRING NEW PLAY TYPE Lady Wyndham, English Actress, Hopes For Con tinuous Performance London.—The continuous play, presented perhaps on a revolving stage, will develop after the war, in the opinion of Lady Wyndham, wife of Sir Charles Wyndham, the British actor and theatrical manager. Be fore her marriage to Sir Charles, Lady Wyndham was Miss Mary Moore, an actress and his partner in the management of several London theatres. "The war", she declares, in an ar ticle in The Pall Mall Gazette, "will probably supply motives for various plays long after peace has been re stored—-not the war which is ex pressed in glimpses of battle, but the war as it shows itself in the hearts of men and women and in fluences their lives and their ac tions. "My belief is that after the war an entirely new style of play will be evolved, and it will then be consider ed old-fashioned to drop the curtain and have an entr acte. The procti cally continuous play will be due, if it comes into being, to various caus es. There is, among other things, a tendency for people to go to revues and music halls, where the curtains do not drop. "It is an indication of the restless ness of the age, and it was noticeable before the war. If these people are to be attracted to the theatre, thev must have playB presented to them which do not contain a series of breaks. There may be rapid chang es of scene and costume, or there may be the same setting throughout the performance. "To have the same tsom t* 'f V rja* "V .4 V An INVITE INDIANS TO SETTLE MJ ENGL1SUC0L0N1ES Government Has Plan To Encourage Natives To Become Landholders, London.—(Correspondence of The Associated Press).—A plan for en couraging the emigration of native laborers from India to British Guia na, Trinidad, Jamaica, and Fiji, an nounced by the British government, is expected to result in the perman ent settlement of many thousand Indians in each of these fdur colon ies, three of which are close enough to the Atlantic seaboard of the Unit ed States to make the project of neighborly interest- to the American people. The object is to provide a fair substitute for the abolished system of indentured or contract East Indian labor. In some countries to which Indians used to go under the inden ture system, their coming led, as It was bound to lead in the end, to serious trouble. They were white communities, which wanted the la bor of the East Indian but did not want him as a settler. It is claimed that there was and is no question of that kind in the case of the four Crown ccrfoyes selected as areas for the new settle ment scheme. They each possess already large and prosperous Indian communities. Their industry is tropical and depends on Asiatic la bor, which they have been accustom ed to obtain from India without any sense of grievance on either side. Laborers who enlist under the new plan will serve a probationary per iod of three years' employment In their new homeland, before being in vited to become landholders. During this probationary period of employ ment under government supervision, they will be trained and fitted for the new conditions of life, at -the same time affording the colony the benefit of their labor. On first arrival the immigrant will undertake work for a period of six months under selected employers. He will then be free to move from one employer to another at a month's notice, being encouraged to work for the ensuing two and a half years in agricultural industries by the offer of numerous benefits subsequently as a colonist. At no time will he be under any indenture or contract, the relation between him and his em ployer being exactly the same as that prevailing in the colony between any employer and employe. For the protection of the immi grants, the government will decide who may or may not employ them. A fair minimum wage will be fix ed, and will be revised eveiy Av® years on the basis of changes "ln'tSe cost of living. As soon as the worker has com pleted three vears' employment, he will have the choice of returning to India or becoming a permanent set tler. If he chooses the latter, land will be put at his disposal by the colonial government. The emigration from India of whole families will be encouraged as far as possible, particularly of families containing young unmarried girls who may become In the colon ies the wives of other Immigrants. Women unaccompanied by their families will not be assisted. LTVESTOCK 3- Soutb St. Paul. St. Paul, Minn., Sept. JC.-— Receipts 1.800 steady to i South Hogs: strong: range, *17.76®18.00. 117.76018.50, bulk. Cattle: Receipts. 6,005 killers, 10c lower steers, $5 00®14.26 cowi and heifers, i6.00®9.00 calves, steady, 5.00 @14,50 stocker# and feeders, slow and weak, $& 00@10 00. Sheep Receipts, 9,000 steady lambs. $8.00®16.26 wethers, |7,00 13.00 ewes, fT.on@ 10.50. Ckirtg*. Fyr Quick Results Us* Th« MJl Chicago. 111., Sept M.—***•?•**Re ceipts, 12,000 steady bulk. IS 55® 19.20 light, »18 00®19.25: mixed, $18.00® 19.30 heavy, $18O0ffll93V rough, $18.00®IS.35 pigs, 114.20® 18.10. Cattle: Receipts. 20,000 strong na tive beef cattle, $7.25® 17.76 western steers, $6 40@ 15.30 stockers and feed ers. $6 25®11 25 cows and heifers, $5.10® 12.50, calves, $10.00® 16.00. Sheep: Receipts, 27,000, weak wethers, |8.»0® 10.60 lambs, flS.Mtf 17.75. Sloax City. Sioux City, la Sept 26.—Hogs: Re ceipts, 3,000 26@40c higher estimat ed tomorrow. 2,500. light, $18.60® 19.00 mixed, $18.60® 18.90 heavy, $18.40® 19.10 range, $18.40®19.!0 bulk, $18.60® 19.00. Cattle: Receipts. 3,000 steady to morrow, 2,000 stockers, steady. 3 Sheep: Receipts, 1,000 16c lower. BOLLE5 & ROGERS, 908 Broadway—Rulew ot Cattle aa4 Hide Market. Green salted hid^?t "v i .11 No. a 17 Green salted bulls, No. 1 .16U No. 2 .14*4 Green salted calves. No. 1 .22U No. 2 .21 Green salted kids, No. 1. 19V4 No* 2 .l| Deacons l.Ntl l.ii Green salted horses. No." 1 No. 2 6.00 4.00 Green salted ponies and glues 1.60 to 3.4)0 Green salted goatskins.. .60 to 1.25 Green and part cured hides, 1 to I cents less than above prices on cured 6tuff. Dry flint hides and skins .30 to Dry salted hides and skins .30 to Long -haired hides, cents less. Rendered tallow ........ .13 and .10 Green pelts, full weolsd. 1.00 to t.OQ Green pelts, short wool «d .50 to 1.Q4 w 4 MINNEAPOLIS GRAIN MARXIST. Minneapolis, Sept. 26 —Corn, 6 cars, $1.97®1.98 oats, 41 cars, 64V ®60c, rye, 26 cars, $1.7041.91 barley, 116 cars, $l.22®1.40, flax. 4 cars, $3.56® 3.56. (j) beginning to end in a successful play Would mean the need for greater art on the part of the players. As fdr the writer of plays of the kind whlqh I foresee, he will find the "work quite easy if he is a good craftsman. "One misfortune ariBing from a changed style of play will be the loss to the public of many fine exi amples of the playwright's art which have won fame in the past It may be that theatres will have to be alter ed constructionally. For instance, the stage of each theatre may have to be of the revolving type, to en able the swift change of scene to be brought about as I suggest. Some thing of the sort exists at Che Coliseum. "There is nothing more revolution ary in the continuous play of the future than there was in the past in the change from the five, six, or sev en act play to the play of three acts —four at the outside—with which wo have grown familiar. We must therefore, look forward to the re sults of an evolutionary process rather than to thbse coming from revolution.