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Weekly EstofclUM* 1179 •ally TWENTY-THIRD YEAR. Ti- v,„„ Building at St. Louis. MUCH DISORDER AT BOGOTA Anti-Government Uprising Occurs in the Capital City of Colombia, and Military Suppresses Rioting. Washington, Nov. 12.—The state |or Germany's interfering in Panama department has received a cablegram simply did not exisi. from ITnited States Minister Beaupre, at Bogota, dated Nov. 9, in which the minister states that large crowds were parading the streets on the 8th Inst, crying "Down with Marroquin." There was a mass meeting denounc- 10 Mr. Tower, our ambassador at Ber lin. has cabled the state department that he has been requested by Maron Richthofen, the German foreign secre tary. to inform the Washington gov lol iu 1111U1U1 lUc dnUUlglUU fiUV eminent that the report that Germany J"™Ja" is entirely without 1 Lieutenant Governor Bartlett. man ager of the state display at St. Louis, has returned from a trip to that city and in an interview given out on his return says: Our space allotted in the Agricul tural building at St. I^ouis is 30-4o feet. We asked for 62x90 feet and had every reason to expect that space for our exhibit. I have not accepted 'he space, and as far as I am con cerned am not going to. "'t is ridiculous to ask a state to as (lay a DISCUSS PANAMA AFFAIRS. Minister Porter Sees Head of French Foreign Office. Paris, Nov. 12.—Ambassador Por- ,, I,. ter caller at the foreign office dur ing the president and calling for a ,nR ities. and well guarded by soldiers. The legation of the United States was un-! der the protection \)f the government but there were no indications of hos tile demonstrations. The residence ol lxirenzo Marroquin (believed here to be a senator and son of the presi dent) has been attacked with stones. COLOMBIA 8HUT OUT. Future Canal Negotiations Will With Panama. the (lay an ha( a change of government. able conversation with Foreign Min Ilundreds gathered at the palace ister Delcasse concerning the events and the orator, a prominent national ai Panama. The discussion showed general, called for the resignation of that a most harmonious accord of the president. The gathering was dis-1 views existed between the two govern persed by the troops, several people ni(*n,s- tieing wounded but there was no fatal- ?'?n A® thank Delcasse for the The city was under martial law! Be rom sistance as was alleged In a recent in- that the Colombian authorities were terview by the Colombian consul gen- I expecting an tytack on that port from eral at New York. Mr. Tower adds direction of Panama that they that he was further assured by the wore building entrenchments and foreign secretary in a most earnest that the Colombian gunboat Bogota and sincere manner that the question I Republicans Who Fought Cuban Reciprocity Will Vote With Their Party in the Future. Washington, Nov. 12.—Speaker Can non has been assured by one of the most prominent leaders of the oppo sition to Cuban reciprocity In the last congress that there would be little or no opposition among Republicans to the bill carrying into effect the Cuban reciprocity treaty. He told the speak er that the attempt to form an oppo SPACE CUT DOWN. North Dakota Allotted a Ridiculously Small 8pace in the Agricultural cached St. Louis last Saturday .igoniery Talor had just left for the sor Waldron Mrs. .me West. When we meet at Bismarck the: charge of the g" 'natter of space will be gone over with, paring grains an '"m thoroughly. "We have chosen Oct. 28, 1904. ,0gng he ambassador took occa- and ""Rude of WILL GRANT TIME EXTENSION Panama Canal Company to New Treaty Negotiations. Paris, Nov. 12 —W. N. Cromwell, W a to 1 2 I is at A an el or a am a here on authority that it is too late for Colombia to make any effort to resurrect the canal treaty with the I'nlted States and beyond preventing a hostile clash between Colombia and the new republic of Panama the pro posed visit .of General Reyes to Pan ama will TO without result. The same authority points out that the United States government, having rec ognized Panama as an independent state, cannot now proceed to nego tiate with Colombia on any terms for canal rights in a state over which Colombia exercises no political con trol, so any future canal negotiations will be between the United States government and the government of Panama. Canal company, sailed during the day for New York. During his stay here Mr. Cromwell held extended confer ences with the company and he goes home prepared to represent the com pany during the negotiations for a new canal treaty. The company's of ficials have announced their willing ness to grant an extension of time for the American purchase of the con cession, sufficient to permit the nego tiation and ratification of a new treaty. It is understood that Mr. Cromwell Is authorized to give assurances on the subject of the extension. TROUBLE EXPECTED THERE. United States Gunboat Concord Goes to Buena Ventura. Buena Ventura was to the effect as be'ng stripped for action. THE OPPOSITION SURRENDERS sition had failed and that the Repub licans would not join tlfc* Democrats in voting the Morris differential amend ment on the bill. The speaker was assured that the be impolitic to have a division of the pfcrty at the beginning of the ses sion. change we should be glad to co-oper ate wiia them, but I understand they want to be there in May. The day in October was se'ected because was thought more of our people would be at the exposition about then. "Speaking of our grain exhibit. I feel that we shall have one of the best exhibits of grain and grasses at the fair if we can only secure a space adequate for its proper display." When asked alxiut the number of employes who would represent the state at St. I»uis Mr. Bartlett said: "There will be four departments, one person for Mines and Mining, one for the Educational department, and probably we shall have one for the make an exhibit in so small a space, dairying department. In the Agr.cul- that: I don't know what the statel tural department there will probably -•ommisslon will do. 1 am to meet be four, in fact we have selectedJhree Mr. Taylor, chief of the agricultural alread 'lepartment of the exposition at Ri* Professor Waldron w"rk services dispensed "Wh Dakota Day." but while that "It should bo borne in nund that an has been fixed upon now it can changed if exigencies should arise cause people 'he interest of the many requiring, «l.e state and its advantaM- 1 piumarck JUaiit) €ribtmc. BISMARCK. NORTH DAKOTA. THURSDAY, NOVKMHKR 12. 1908. OVERCOME BY GAS. On a Wells County Farm. the rope around the waist of the dy- Ip to within the last two or three. years corn raising has been confined to the southern tier of counties and the south end of the Missouri Slope, but now fine corn may be found from Washburn east to Grand Forks. The Iowa and Missouri farmers who have tlocked into McLean. Mercer and Oli ver counties in the past two years are producing as good corn as they grow in their old homes and have done much to encourage its growth among the old timers in those sec- Panama. Nov. 12.—'The United !a fair sprinkling of northwestern or States gunboat Concord, which left -smoky" dent and yellow dent. In als a intended to become involved in the bound for Buena \cntura. Tae Lnited isthmian situation foundation and that nothing is known remain here, in lierliu of the intention of Colombia The last news received at Panama to appeal to Emperor William for as- States cruisers Boston and Marble- dent varieties predominate. whit. shelled. The entire crop is consumed the there of the J. B. Mont Profes agricultural college at Fargo: marck the last of this week. When l| Streetei ol Larimon an •. reached s» „..i„ i„„. Mr I noniery of Wa.ipeton I nder has had 1 a^( ()iat "as a b,,,'n an'1 th°'r w"11 exhibit change, for instance if the statel what you can tutorial association should suggest a than what the) is simply to call attention and about It is to ask questions tell the people more in the state. Almost every variety is grown, with yields from 155 to 60 bu ». to the surface. Upon ariving at th?, senden. Mr. Meux was a partner of ... top. Mr. Pross was more dead than I N. G. Cook and had sunk the well .57 alive. After being restored fairly feet. It was about 7 o'clock a. m., well Mr. Pross went down again and and John had gone down a few min-, this time succeeded in getting the utes before. Suddenly Mr. Cook rope around Meux's wrist. Meux! heard him gasping for breath, and was immediately lowered the rope to him toration. He was 20 years old and but. he failed to grasp it. Mr. Pross formerly resided at Alpena. Mich. A LARGE INCREASE IN CORN W. F. Cushing, Assistant in Gathering St. Louis Display, Finds a Phenomenal Increase in the Acreage of Corn. The numerous informal conferences held between M. Delcasse and General Porter have contributed largely to- Editor Tribune: Your correspt.n-| tion in favor of this grain had its ward insuring the French attitude of dent has just returned from a trip birth with the result that farmers in leaving the United States untram- through the corn belt of North Dako,j ,, meled in connection with isthmian af- I ., growing it. fair, ta. and although aware that consider- ... Editor Tribune: Your ta. and although aware that consider able corn was annually raised in the state was not prepared to see the Permit large areas devoted to this cereal. drawn up but was beyond res-. In passing it may not be amiss to mention a case showing the phenome nal yield of macaroni wheat when given good care and cultivation and usjng tions who strove only after wheat and i,ushels per acre. The balance of his cattle, with the result that the coun- ties named produced large crops of this grain this year. In that section most of the corn is at present of tli follnd practically no difference in yield white and yellow flint varieties, with precautions to prevent mixing with other wheats. E. Billings, a farmer residing in Lisbon, had 500 acres of this grain in crop this year. His average yield was 27% bushels per acre and he is selling the grain for seed at 75 cents a bushel, it being absolutely pure macaroni wheat grown from seed imported from Russia and grown by him for several years. He had 29 acres of this wheat on land used for corn the year before and from this piece he threshed 53 Vi land was made of fall and spring plow- jng a nd a large part disced land. He threshed eaca between 'U ui tixm jciiuw went. in ., Burleigh, Emmons and Morton coun- yellow and red dividing the acreage. piece separately and his two kinds of plowed lan() tnlt the was nuic j, !essi small general average. Many other farmers in that, county report maca rnn though a great deal of flint corn of i)Ushels per acre on land that had mixed colors is raised, the latter being i,een grown to this wheat for a num-l an improved squaw corn of eight, t)er yields running, from :id to 45 Gf twelve and sixteen rows. In these lat-| controvert the statement that has ter counties nearly every farmer has' j,een made by opponents of the wheat shels per acre according to the care I what they would be. In the Missouri given it. Many of the farmers are] Slope country the stalks are short and finishing cattle on ground corn and millet seed with results that are as tonishing in returns at selling points. Hog raising in this and the adjoining counties of Sargent and Richland Is rapidly increasing with results ap parent in the large and well appointed farm buildings and thrifty towns and cities. years. This would seem to from 40 to 100 acres of corn which hat in course of time the yield would jeS of the fuel supply. It is claimed runs from 45 to 55 bushels per acre., drop down to the same figure as fitV that the briquettes of the German a it to their impoverishment. The soil fields covering one and two thousand, very best of soft coal which is almost j^'y then placed the rope around himself l\/\ kl l^rrt/\ svrwin and Mr. Cook let him down. MrJ§^^| STII I RF^IFClFf^ Another Fatality From Gaa In a Well! Pross made a desperate effort to get UVJT1111U\| O 1 1L*L DCOICUCU San Domingo, Republic of Santo Domingo. Tuesday, Nov. 10.—The city is closely besieged by the revolution ists and commerce is paralyzed. Firing in and around $an Domingo continues. Many shells are falling in to the city. The political situation is un changed. The German warships Panther and Gazelle are here. Previous to beginning the bombard ment of San Domingo the revolution ists notified the diplomatic corps and the consular officers that they had previously served notice on the Do minican government that the forces of the revolution intended to adopt all I means, including a bombardment. In their efforts to capture the city. The situation here is becoming very critical and the presence of more war ehips at San Domingo is urgently re quired. The guard for the German consul ate, which was landed from the cruis ers of Germany now in port, is in constant communication with the lat ter by means of a signal station which has been erected over the consulate. GOVERNMENT Several yield on the disced land -The lignite with which a large parti which accounts for the ()f san nu bluestem. In Lisbon macaroni process in which the lignite is sub- on the (arms in feeding hogs and, wheat sells for 12 cents below No. 1 jected to heavy pressure to squeeze stock and the profits are just begin-1 northern, so notwithstanding the out the water, makes a good substitute l*isniarck- It is also stated that over ning to be realized by those who have handicap in price, there is a larger for anthracite. It is said, too. that the $500'000 Is already subscribed for the heretofore depended upon prairie margin of profit in macaroni wheat! process is not expensive. Proposed project, which will be oper grass for preparing stock for market. I than in the other varieties, especially "But it is not necessary to wait for' In Emmons county hog raising has as dry seasons have little appreciable. the perfection and installation of this! conditions as the Farmers' Transpor become a staple industry and corn effect upon it, so the growers say. process. 1 had some lignite left over tation railway between Devils Lake finished cattle are making the farm-i in that section of the state macaroni from last winter, when we were obliged ers rich at a rapid rate. flour has largely superseded fife flour to use anything and everything pos-, As yet little corn is raised in Logan and its use is becoming more popular sible for fuel. This was left in a bin' SUBORNATION OF PERJURY, and Mcintosh counties, the cattle in- yearly. lover summer until fall and then put teresta predominating over agricul-! Richland is probably the largest1 outside. It slaked considerably and tural pursuits. This is not becausei corn grower in the state, the soil be- from being handled was much of it in sentiment among the Republicans was cause the rich grasses tempt the set-, common thing to see ltlfoot corn, largely dried out and to our surprise day a jury returned a verdict of guilty to stand by the speaker that it would tiers into this easier line of industry. stalks and the shocks resemble In-' proved an ideal fuel. In an air tight1 non-fertility of the soil but be-( ing well adapted to it Here it is a powdered condition. However it had United Stat^ district court during the In Lamoure county wheat is still dian tepees. All kinds of donts and stove it retains fire almost indefinite. w\ed!«e The defendant^haif been king, but excellent corn is produced' flint do well here and some fine ears iy when shut off, and comes up quickly, indicted for subornation of perjury in there and its growth is rapidly in- measuring 14 to l»i inches in length, when given draft again. It burns al-j eighteen count# accusing them of hav creasing as realization comes of its are shown in the real estate offices, most completely to ashes with very' |nK profits and benefits. I and the cribs are overflowing with it. few clinkers and does not soil the t|ons for timber lands in Plumas and For years the farmers of Dickeyi Cass county and Traill have large hands and clog up the chimney. In Sierra counties. The defendants are iy county tried exclusive wheat farming areas in corn annually, some of the fact, it is a splendid substitute for the is more sandy than further north acres, and nearly every farm having never sold in this country, viz.: the( I.oyalton, in the heart of a rich pine and the old varieties of wheat are not from ten to fifty acres. cannel. it is not so condensed a fuel, district. certain crops, though macaroni wheat Corn lias certainly come to be a i)Ut otherwise has practically all its now does splendidly and is being leading crop in North Dakota, but as characteristics. rather extensively sown. Thousands yet the farmers have scarcely learned "From our exprrience we believe it of cattle are raised here annually and' hnw to properly cultivate it. In many would pay to purchase lignite in con with them has come a large and instances it is planted after the other siderable quantities to permit it to steady increase iu corn culture, until spring work has beon done and then dry out thoroughly over summer. It now it is one of the best corn counties only for fodder. Wrong methods of js the most economical of fuels if han- cultivation are common and in com paratively few instances are returns the difficulty of caring for the crop deters many from going into it. as it has to be picked by hand. Careful selection of seed and cultivation is resulting in raising the ears on the stalk and increasing their size so that undoubtedly in a few years the west- LOS8 HEAVY. Dakota Killed Non-Combatants Also at San Domingo. New York. Nov. 12.—A dispatch from Santo Domingo, dated Nov. 9. says the attack on the city by the rev olutionists. which began last Friday, was still in force Monday. During all of Saturday night, the dispat«h continues, the insurgents at tacked the outnosts with small arms died in this way. This suggestion is made for what it is worth, as 1 have no interest in any mine." Will Build a Silo. Walhalla Mountaineer: At Oak Park C. W. Andrews is erecting a two hundred ton silo. The building is twenty feet in diameter and about thirty.six feet high. The structure is fitted with a blower from a window- ern counties of the state will lead in! near the top, and when filled Mr A. corn production, in fact it is a ques-1 considers that, with the rough feed he Sargent and Ransom counties have tion if. all things considered, they do gives, it will keep one hundred head Camden8 family^"mur had somewhat the same experience of not lead now. of stock a year just the number that ]pred her husband. Delaware T. Hoi Dickey as to exclusive wheat growing There is no longer any question of, ms new stable will accommodate, lis, by shooting him. Hollis was succeeded by corn. Ransom county the adaptability of the state for corn' This year he may not entirely fill his' asleep In a chair when his wife placed sunn »u ....... .u the revolver to his head and blew out has produced some of the best white1 raising, and that fact being estab. silo as he has much of his corn fed. and yellow dent in the state this year lished. it is but a matter of time be-1 to the stock rough, but next year he' The husband had just consented to ami lier blooded cattle are noted all fore North Dakota will take her place will plant forty or fifty acres of corn his wife being sent to an asylum for over In this county macaroni wheat among the great corn states of the, in drills three and a half feet apart., lias been raised with great success for west. a number of years and here the agita-l W. CUSHING. Bismarck, tha Matropolis iz of the Great Missouri Slope Country of North Dakota. PRICE FIVE CENTS S on in a ment of the San Domingan Capital, and Some Loss of Life Reported. ana also delivered a rather heavy shell fire. The government, however, succeeded in repelling the attack, al though with considerable loss. The losses of the revolutionists were slight. Some foreign non-combatants wore killed. During an attack on Sunday after noon an insurgent shell passed within a few feet of Mr. Powell, the Ameri can minister, at the legation. A sortie was made by 140 govern ment troops, but they were ambushed and compelled to retire within the walls, leaving their dead and wound ed on the field. Early Sunday night there was an other heavy attack, but the rebels were again repulsed. The losses are unknown. Several shells exploded in the city this morning. The German cruiser Gazelle arrived Monday and landed marines. The German cruiser Panther arrived the preceding day. No other foreign war vessels are here. IN FINANCIAL TROUBLE. General Hughes Commits Suicide at Granville, N. Y. Glens Falls, N. Y.. Nov. 12.—Gen eral William H. Hughes, assembly man from Washington county, com mitted suicide by hanging at his home in Granville. General Hughes was re-elected member of the assem bly at the recent election. His financial failure and his subse quent course in bankruptcy proceed ings several months ago created a great sensation in Northern New York. USE OF LIGNITE COAL. I rough too. It is men like Mr. Andrews who are pioneering the way of diver Well-Known Citizen of South Dakota sifted farming and demonstrating to Makes Suggestions Relative to This',llf'ir neighbors that there is money Fuel. in other branches of agriculture than R. L. Brown in Aberdeen News: wheat. is underlaid and a small part of our own state, should I come into general use. The Saturday Evening Post of late date calls atten tion to the fact that the I'nited States owns a great deal of land in North •*ect Rugby to Bismarck. Speaking of the proposed railroad between Rugby and Bismarck, a citi zen of Towner informed the Mi not importer that this new railway pro has rt'centl' Dakota carrying this fuel and calls influential nien in that section and on the government to keep title to tributary country. The gentleman ,e break the power of monopol- further ,aken al once work on at some run ate(* been reviewed by stated that steps would be begin preliminary the survey which will begin Point north of Towner and alonS in a southerly direction to anl constructed under similar anJ Starkweather. Four Wealthy California Lumbermen Are Convicted. San Francisco, Nov. 12.—In the aSainst ... i. 'to make false oath in filing applica- men James M. Emgle, William suforned a number of individuals wp" to an(' owners of the Rob- a'on'''i^iIroad'''and saw\'mVus" at SIXTY DEATHS AT LAREDO. il Condi- Official Statement of Fever tlons in Texas. San Antonio, Tex., Nov. 12.—Dr. George 1. Tabor, the state health of ficer, has made the following' report on the yellow fever conditions in Texas: "Actual conditions in Texas are as follows: About 700 cases with sixty deaths in Laredo thirteen cases, eight deaths in San Antonio, with no cases reported in San Antonio for seven days five cases, two deaths In Dewitt county. These are the only places of infection in Texas and is a true statement of existing conditions." IS PROBABLY INSANE. Delaware Woman Shoots and Killa Her Husband. Dover. Del., Nov. 12.—Mrs. Edith hjs a 8 the insane and the wife believed that her husband had turned against her. for cultivating, and will have plenty I Mrs. Hollis was committed to jail of silage to fill it full, and feed in the' until a jury passes upon her sanity.