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I fi ADS W A N Tdtphoat 13 or 32 BRING RESULTS THIRTIETH YEAR Altogether, the day in wheat was one destined to take rank with other momentous details of the history of the Chicago board of trade. James A. Patten left his office to night wearing a smile and in his li mousine had leisure to read head lines estimating his losses at any where between $640,000 to $1,200,000 U. PRESIDENT IN MINNEAPOLIS Minneapolis, Minn., May 26.—Dr. Frank L. McVey, president of the University of North Dakota, former professor at the University of Min nesota and member of the state tax commission, spent several hours on the campus today visiting friends. "My visit to Minneapolis is to ar range for the heating system of two new buildings, the college of educa tion and the student commons, two buildings, by the way, which are in advance of anything on the Minnesota campus," Dr. McVey said. "We are in advance of Minnesota in other ways, too," se said. "Our school for nurses in which the students receive a year of college work, is the second of its kind in America." BARNS ARE BURNED Des Moines, la., May 26.—Fire de stroyed the down-town- car barns of the Des Moines City Railway Co. early today, burning twenty cars arid crippling the car service badly. The loss is $160,000. PAHENS SQUEEZED ON WHEAT CORNER ON THE CHICAGOBEARS THUS.CflOLEYWi Losses Are Estimated All the Way From $600,000 to $1,200,000 STATED THAT THERE ARE A NUMBER OF SHORT CONTRACTS TO BE SETTLED YET—ACTUAL WHEAT SHIPPED IN AN EN DEAVOR TO BREAK THE MARKET PATTENS WITHDRAW FROM BROKERAGE FIRM. (Br Associated Press.) Chicago, May 26.—The private set tlement of Theodore H. Waterman's "squeeze" in May wheat, the unload ing of 8,000,000 bushels of September wheat by James A. and George H. Patten, and announcement of their withdrawal from the brokerage firm of which they have been members for a generation, and, at least tem porarily, from business, and a net decline in prices ranging from 4% cents in September to more than 5 cents in May, were features of the day on the Chicago market. LETTERS FRO MHIS PRIVATE LETTER BOOK PRODUCED IN COURT —SHOWS CLEARLY THAT HE WAS AWARE OF THE SHORT WEIGHTS BEING GIVEN THE SUGAR TRUST BOOKS SPRUNG UNEXPECTEDLY IN COURT. New York, May 26.—Charles R. Heike this afternoon heard Henry L. Stimson for the government, slowly read letters in which Heike spoke of the "liberal weights we received from the customs house." As secretary-treasurer of the Amer ican Sugar Refining company, the so called sugar trust, Heike is charged with conspiracy to defraud the gov ernment of customs due on imports of raw sugar. Fife subordinates are being tried with him and the prose cution has been endeavoring to prove that he, although an executive, was cognizant of, and instrumental in cheating at the trick scales. Counsel for Heike fought bitterly to bar the letters, but Judge Martin over ruled the objections and they became a part of the record. The first was dated Dec. 24, 1904, and addressed to Frank G. Turner, superintendent of the South Boston refinery. It read in part: spoke to Mr. Thomas (Washing ton B. Thomas, president of the Amer ican Sugar Refining company), the other day in reference to a change we wish to make in your melting ac count in order to hav^e it conform with the melting account of the other refiperles. "i made a change in New York several years ago when we found that cargoes of sugar melted at our refin eries showed larger losses in weight than it was reasonable to expect That the difference was not due to the ac tual losses was shown by the techni- for the day. Asked by a reporter if he had any thing to say about the market, the big speculator laughed and said: "Just say I don't know anything about the market." In his jovial manner Mr. Patten admitted that he had come out second best in a guessing con test with the bears. "Not many men could take it like that," remarked an admiring junior partner of the firm, as its most pic turesque member left the office for his automobile. The status of neither the May nor the September options, despite today's developments, is understttod with certainty. As to Patten, it is not know whether he and his brother George have disposed of all of their September holding, or still have con siderable amount awaiting a possible (Continued on page 8) LORIMER TO ANSWER HIS ENEMIES SOON Washington, May 26.—Senator Wm. Lorimer, whose election has been charged to the misuse of money in the Illinois legislature, announced to night that Saturday he would rise to the question of personal privilege and on the floor of the senate, denounce his accusers. It is possible, however, that the senate will not be in ses sion Saturday for it will adjourn over until Monday if a vote is taken on the ra..road bill tomorrow. In that event, Lorimer will speak Monday, probably before the state hood bill is taken up. The senator has spent several days in preparation of a careful address. TO SPEAK AT BEACH State Superintendent Stockwell will deliver the address to the grad uating class at Beach this spring, and left for that city last evening on No. 5. He will also deliver the com mencement addresses at Litchville, Fairmount and Kenmare during the coming week. HEIKE WAS IN ON DEAL cal statements which frequently gave large gains in the percentage of crys talizable sugar. "These differences are due to two causes. First the desire of the super intendents to make as good a showing of their work as possible. Second, by the liberal weights and taxes which we receive from the customs house and which, of course, we do not un dertake to correct. These customs house weights are generally taken on a basis for the meltings. To charge the meltings on the proper basis, we have adopted the following system." Here the system of changes is out lined and the letter goes on: "I make these changes in the office in New York and I do not alter the accounts at the refinery, as it does not seem to me desirable that there should be two sets«of weights on the books of the refinery. One set, for instance reporting the customs house weight on which duty is paid, and an other set reporting melting weights, giving a larger number of pounds. It will be most convenient for you after your statement of raw sugar melted has been completed to add the differ ence to each lot." The correction of the technical statement I shall make here in New York. "yours very truly, C. R. Heike, Sec." The foregoing was introduced un expectedly by the government and was read .from Heike's private letter book, which was identified in court by William Foster, auditor in the company's woll street office. %£8$3eee$sesseese $ ELGY ACQUITTED $ Minot, N. D., May 26—Special. 8 —Floyd Elgy, charged with rape, 3 was acquitted by a jury, after a S trial which lasted for two days. S The defendant is from Montana. es88e€$88s se,3$e$!s FILE TWICE Grand Forks, N. D., May 26.—Attor ney C. M. Cooley of this city, a can didate for the supreme court, regards the possibilities of knocking out the non-partisan law to such an extent that he win take no chances on being left out of the race, but will file un der the old law as well as the new law. This morning petitions were circu lated in the city which will be filed under the old law, those petitions for his election under the new law hav ing been previously circulated. It takes 300 names to bring about the placing of the name on the ballot. The questions entering into the con stitutionality are of such a nature that it is believed that the law may be knocked out. The manner of pass ing the bill, as wen as the fact that the law does not provide for the writ ing in of names on the ballot or the use.of stickers, are the main sticking points. PULLMAN COMPANY CASE IS UNDER ADVISEMENT I'BV Associated Press.) Chicago, May 26.—Arguments on the Pullman Car company's motion for a preliminary injunction restrain ing the interstate commerce commis sion from redac ng the price of upper berths, were completed before the judges of the United States circuit court here today. W. S. Kenyon, assistant to Attorney General Wickersham, made the prin cipal argument for the commission. P. J. Farrell, solicitor for the com mission, alio opposed the Pullman company's motion. The case was taken under advise ment by Judges Grosscup, Baker, Sea man and Kohlsaat, who have been sit ting en banc during the hearing. A Miss Mary Harriman, (American Press Service.) New York, N. Y., May 26.—(Special) —Miss Mary Harriman, eldest of the children of the late E. H. Harriman, was married to Charles Cary Rumsey, son of Laurence D. Rumsey of Buffalo yesterday. The wedding is the result of a romance between the capable daughter of the great financier and a young sculptor of promise. Mr. Rum sey is the son of a successful busi ness man, but has given all his atten tion to art. He has for some years spent most of his time in this city, working at sculpture and has been seen little, even by his friends at the Harvard club. Nearly all his time has been spent in a little studio at the top of an old fashioined building at 55 East Fifty-ninth stheet, between Park and Madison avenues. He first met Miss Harriman lour years ago at the Meadowbrook club races. Lat er he undertook some work at Mr. Harriman's new house at Arden. Miss Harriman was her father's confident In many of his business affairs and was trained especially to understand the management of the estate at Ar den. Mr. Hariman's confidence in her judgment was so great that he made her one of the executors of his great estate. She has been in ao tive charge of the Arden farm's dairy BISMARCK, NORTH DAKOTA FRIDAY MORNING, MAY 27, 1910. CLARA MORRIS FAMOUS TRESS, IS GOING BLIND. AC- CLARA AM0RfMSL I ,.-M I W I (American Press Service.) New York, May 26.—(Special.) Clara Morris (Mrs. Frederick C. Har riott), is critically ill at her home in Yonkers. Aside from her physical condition, grave fears are entertained for her eyesight, which has been threatened for the last three months. At her home it was said that the ac tress has been confined to her bed since March and that she has been gradually sinking. Regarding hev eyesight, it was said that she could see only dimly. Several specialists have been attendinig her. Following a general breakdown, her eyes began to give her trouble, and it appears that the ocu oculists have been able to do little to relieve her. The last time Clara Morris appeared on the stage was on April 16 1909. The oo casion was a benefit ,iertormance for her at the New Yor theatre. She took part in the sleep walking scene from Macbeth." Surrounded by the members of the Twelfth Night club, which had arranged the testimonial, she spoke for nearly ten minutes, sit ting in an armchair. She told the audience that she was not of those who believed the American public was unappreciative of the artist, and her case gave the lie to the perennial statement that woman's greatest en emy is her sex. and the 45,000 acres of the Harriman Orange county farm. Mr. Rumsey is 30 years old and was graduated from Harvard in 1902. He spent several years in the study of art in Boston and Paris and afterwards settled down n» this city. He is known in art circles, although he has not .exhibited very much of his work. He had a bronze statue of an Indian at the Pan-Ameri can exhibition at Buffalo, and later held an exhibition of his bronze work 884$$3S3$^8«»S§§ CONTRACT LE YESTERDAY Minot, N. D., May 26—Special. —D. A. Dinnie was awarded the contract, for the $70,000 building for the International Harvester Co. to be erected here. BLACKCHAMPNOT SUPERSTITOUS!Guggenheim (By Associated Press.) San Francisco, May 26.—That Jack Johnson is not a fighter who is bur dened with superstitions as are so many of his profession, was proved today. In company with one of his help ers, Johnson was entering the rub bing room for his daily massage, when it was noticed thatt No. 13 was tacked over the doorway. "Not superstitious, eh, Jack?" was the question thrown at him. "Not a bit," was the reply. "I'm going to beat Jeffries without any robbit's foot or other kind of charm." It was as calm around the John son camp this afternoon as it was busy the day before. Ha was on the road in the forenoon as usual grind ing out 12 miles of fast work in com pany with Tom Flanagan and George Cotton. LEGAL LIGHTS MEETING AT MINNESOTA CAPITAL (Bv Associated Press.) St. Paul, Minn., May 26—The first day's session of the National Asso ciation of Attorneys General came to a close tonight, when the visitors were entertained at a dinner at the Town and Country club. Owing to the late arrival of some of the members, only three set ad dresses were delivered today—that of President Jackson of Kansas, the address of welcome by Attorney Gen eral Simpson of Minnesota and an address by Hal. Norwood of Arkan sas, dealing with the authority of at torneys general to report the state and eliminate special counsels. The feature of tomorrow's session will be a paper on the "Federal Rail road Bill," by Attorney General Chas. West of Oklahoma. This will be fol lowed by a general discussion. C. C. Rumsey, R. W. Goelet and the Har riman Home there. He is a good polo player and has hunted with the Genesee valley pack In his love for horses, he fol lows his uncle, Seward Cary, who for a number of years drove the Red jacket coach between Buffalo and Nia gara Falls. Society has been confi dent that Miss Harriman would mar ry Robert W. Goelet. Young Goelet was the choice of Mr. Harriman, ac cording to reports, as the king of the railroad world always took him on bis tours throughout the country. (By Associated Presn.) Washington, May 26.—Protesting [against the confirmation by the sen late and the president of the nomina tion of H. L. Faulkner and John (Rustgard to be respectively United I States marshal and district attorney at Juneau, Alaska, Daniel A. Suther land and John J. Boyce, who were supplanted in those offices by nomi nees, today told the sub-committee of the senate judiciary committee that both Faulkner and Rustgard owed their appointments, and they themselves owned their removal, to the Guggenheim interests and politi cians alleged to be friendsly to those interests. Although Senators Nelson, Borah and Overman, who constitute the sub-committee, are said to wish the hearings could be open to the pub lic, the rules of the senate require that all proceedings relating to con- MUNROE OFFERS TO HELP JEFFRIES OUT (By Associated Press.) Ben Lomond, Cal., May 26.—An of fer was received today from Jack Munroe to join the training forces at the camp of J. J. Jeffries to assist in putting the former champion in shape for his fight with Jack John son. The letter in which Munroe vol unteers was written in the ex-miner's home on the Bouladerie Islands, Caps Breton, Nova Scotia. Munroe is so anxious to help that he agrees to pay his own railroad fare and defray all of his own ex penses while in the Jeffri3s camp. Manager Sam Berger, acting for Jeffries, replied to the letter expres sing thanks, but graciously declining Munroa's assistance. Jeffries' morning jaunt on the road was the extent of his toil today. He had planned to box six rounds, but he did not awaken from his siesta this afternoon until 4 o'clock, and then he announced that further ex ercise would be postponed until to morrow. Minot Reporter: E. R. Sinkler, the will known Minot attorney, who dur ing the recent campaign has frequent ly been mentioned as a candidate for governor, gives out the following in teresting statement regarding his position on the gubernatorial matter: "Yes, I noticed that article in the Independent stating that I was being urged to run for governor, and there have been several advances made to me along that line. I am not a can didate for that office nor for any other •office. My business will not permit jit. I must needs chase after the elu sive dollar rather than satisfy my desire for fame. Neither am 1 dis posed to run for office under present conditions. Two years ago I gave the primary election law a fair test. Without some combination back of a candidate or a barrel of money, sich candidate cannot hope to be success ful at the polls. If I were to seek the nomination it would be necessary in order to have any hopes of succoss for me to affiliate with one or the other of the contending factions in the republican party. I would not want to do this, because I do not think these combinations are any bet ter than the old convention system, nor as good, and are certainly not ac cording to the spirit of the primary law. The slates are now made up by a few individuals looking for office. I deplore this factionalism in the re publican ranks. Those who are back of the insurgent ticket were once the Istaunchest stalwarts of them all, but ithey could no longer feed from the stalwart political crib, so they de cided to get a crib of their own. I never did like a sorehead. Some of these insurgents look a good deal Hike soreheads to me. TRIBUNE WANT ADSJ I BRING RESULTS MADE REGARDING TWO PRICE FIVE CENTS ALASKAN APPOINTMENTS Interests Are Said to be Re= sponsible in Case CHARGES ARE BEING HEARD BY SENATE SUB-COMMITTEE AND EXECUTIVE SESSIONS ARE BEING HELD AND WHAT NEWS HAS SPREAD HAS BEEN FRO LEAKS—UNITED STATES MAR- SHAL AND DISTRICT ATTOR NEY IN ALASKA PROTESTING. firmation of appointments must be conducted in executive session. Hence the sensational charge made before the sub-committee thus far have simply "leaked" from the com mittee room. The objectors charge that the de posed officers were removed on false information furnished "by attorneys and others in behalf of the Alaska Syndicate Katalla company, for pur poses especially of forestaling the prosecution of influential persons who are charged with having tam pered or attempted to tamper with witnesses and jurors in the trial of one Ed. Hasey, who for three years in a picturesque battle held the Key stone canon against the railroad con struction gang for a rival company. It is charged that the Alaskan syndi cate became active in Hasey de- (Continued on page 8) INSPECTION IS MADE OF ALL INDIAN HOMES (By Associated Press.) Washington, May 26.—In its cru sade against the ravages of disease among red men, the bureau of In dian affairs is conducting a house to house inspection by physicians of the conditions in the Indian country. In quiry is now under way and will be extended to the homes of all the In dians in the country, if the facilities at the command of the bureau will permit. Commissioner Valentine has re ceived a report of such canvass of the White Earth reservation in Min nesota. Out of 150 houses inspected, 20 are reported as being sanitary 40 were fairly clean and 90 were in sanitary, with no desire on the part of the occupants to change matters. It was discovered that out of 568 Indians examined 195 were suffering from trachoma, and 85 had tubercu losis in some form, principally glandular. SINKLER WILLNOTBEA CANDIDATE FOR GOVERNOR I|tees "I would like to be a candidate for thi office if conditions were such that I could have a clear field against the candidate of the eliminating commit for governor. It would be very gratifying to me if only two names for each state office were on the pri jmary ballot, the name of the candi date of the eliminating committee and individual petitioners. If the lines could be thus drawn between the candidate of the 'self-constituted 'insurgent eliminating committees and independent petitioners, there is no doubt in my mind as to the outcome. I The people would repudiate this brand of insurgentism so directly an tagonistic to the principles of the primary election law, and which sa vors more of gang rule than anything ever done under the old convention system. I hope the people will line up in support of individual petition ers as against the candidates of the Valley City gang. Those who have self-styled themselves insurgents, and selected a ticket and eliminated oth ers have, to my mind, compelled all those who are not with them, ap proving their action, indorsing their candidates, to be content with the name stalwart. If to disapprove their action makes one a stalwart, then I am one. They have said that all not with us are stalwarts. It must be so. The name, however, makes no differ ence. If, however, those who call themselves stalwarts and those who" jare simply plain republicans would unite with the individual petitioners, as against the so-called insurgent tic ket, it would insure the defeat of that ticket. The name stalwart is dis tasteful to some. Why not call the ticket made up of those not indorsed by the Valley City bunch the regular republican ticket?