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E O TH E ENGINEER S OF COMMISSIONER NEILL STARTS GETTING MATTERS READY FOR MEETING. Day Wat 8pent Conferring by Both Sides to Controversy 34,000 En gineers Involved in Trouble With Sixty-one Western Railroad Com panies. (By Associated Press.) Chicago, Dec. 17.—Labor Commis sioner Charles P. Neill today began hie efforts to avert a strike of the engineers on sixty-one western rail roads. He was called to Chicago by the of ficials of the roads to use his influence under the Erdman act, with approx imately 34,000 engineers who voted to uphold their demands for wage in crease. Neill spent the morning in secret conference with the railroad managing committee. The afternoon was spent in discussion with the en gineers. There will be two conferences held daily until the basis of,.negotiations is agreed upon, after which a joint conference will be held preparatory to opening arbitration proceedings. LITTLE IS DON E URGENT DEFICIENCY BILL PASS- CD BOTH BRANCHES OF CONGRESS. Lodge and Heyburn Object to the Cummrns Resolution—Senate Was Considering Omnibus Bill at Ad journment—Sharp Debates Held During Session of the Senate. (By Associated Press.) "Washington, D. C, Dec. 17.—Aside from pasing the urgent deficiency ap propriation bill both houses practic ally "marked time" today. The measure after amendments had been made to it by both house and senate carried $1,060,615. In the sen ate there was a sharp debate over the Cummins resolution, which would amend the rules of the senate and house to permit a revision of the tariff law. Senators Lodge and Heyburn both criticized the instrument, the latter declaring his intention to oppose its adoption to the end and closing his attack only when Cummins consented to let the resolution go over. The senate then took up the omni bus claims bill, which was still un der consideration at adjournment. The house took up and passed the urgent deficiency measure immediate ly after it convened. The remainder of the time was given over to the consideration of the legislative, execu tive and judicial appropriation bill. It was under consideration at adjourn ment. PLAN MERRY S FOR CANAL WORKERS "Vtfashington, Dec. 17.—The canal commision is already preparing to aid the army workers on the Panama canal in having -a merry Christmas. Already a. large order for Christmas -trees has been placed in this coun try, but that their freshness may b« impaired as little as possible the trees will not reach the isthmus un til next week. W I W W W I (Spectal To The Tribune.) Berlin, Dec. 17.—Carl Hagenbeck, the greatest collector and trainer of wild animals the world has ever known, died yesterday at his home in the midst of his rast zoological gar den at Stelllngen, a suburb of the free city of Hamburg. His pictures que career did not end, however, un til he had seen the successful com pletion of the greatest undertaking of bis life. This was the construction at Rome at a cost of $250,000, of the most com plete zoological park in the world, wherein he had Installed for the muni cipality 1,400 speciments. Like his own at Stelllngen, the Roman inclosure is without bars, walls and fences, but the land, water and rock foundations reproduce the natural haunts of the animals. Escape,is impossible. Herr Hagenbeck has traveled all over the world assembling and exhib iting ajgmaja, As a tamer he was kind NEW ASPIRANT FOR LIGHTWEIGHT HONORS •j» «j« 4 »j« $ if/, $• »j «j« San Francisco, Dec. 17.—An other promising young light weight loomed up on the pugil istic horizon when "One Round" Hogan, of this city was given the decision over Johnnie Frayne after twenty rounds of one-sided milling at Blot's open air arena today. Hogan had his man almost out at several stages of the unequal contest. •$* *$• *$• •5** ^J* *C* *8* CHANGE S MAD E IN RAGIN CIRCUIT TWO CITIES DROPPED FROM THE WESTERN CIRCUIT AND TWO TAKEN ON. Total Purses For Season of 1911 Will Be More Than Half a Million Dol lars—Annual Meeting of Stewarts— George Keliar Re-elected as Presi dent. (By Associated Press.) Chicago, 111., Dec. 17.—George Kel ler of Peoria, 111., was re-elected presi dent and \V H. Smollinger of Iron Mountain, Mo., was reelected secre tary at the annual meeting of the Stewarts of the Great Western Trot ting circuit, which closed here today. Terre Haute and Fort Wayne, Ind., were dropped by the stewards. De cauter, 111., and Muskogee, Okla., will take their places. This is Muskogee's first appearance in the circuit while Decauter returns after being out two years. Fort Wayne was dropped because the association there failed to hold a meeting on the dates assigned last year. Terre Haute was dropped be cause its mile track has been closed. Representative from tracks which are members of the circuit said tonight that the total of $456,000 offered in purses would be increased to more than $500,000, before the racing sea on opens GOVERNO DIX IS ED TWENTY-THREE DINNERS IN ONE WEEK AND STILL MORE LUNCHEONS. Dix Was Guest oT Saratoga Society and of Tammany Speakers Assoc iation Some Formal Affairs Where the Governor-elect Talks But Does Not Eat. (By Associated Press.) New York, Dec. T7.—Covernor-elect Dx left New York tonght for Albany, smiling, and the victorious veteran of twenty-three dinners in one week. At a banquet of the Saratoga society to night Archibald Watson, corporation consul for the city, congratulated him publicly on his performance. As if to prove his right to the praises paid him, Dix left the diner of the Sara toga socity to attend that of the Tam many Speakers' association. On the way to the train an admir ing folower asked Dix how he ever managed to get away with so many dinners. (Continued on page 8) IS DEAD IN GERMANY but fearless and he bore many scars received In conflicts with his man eating pupils. His menagerie was a feature of the Chicago world's fair in 1893. Single handed at that time he quelled a fight among his lions, suf fering severely from the beast's claws. TRADES DARTMOUTH. Hanover,, N. H„ Dec. 17.—Frank W. Cavanaugh of Worcester, Mass., who was a star end on the Dartmouth foot ball team of 1899, will be each of the team next year. MANY DEER KILLED. Boston, Mass., Dec. 17.—There were 1,387 deer killed and 1C1 wounded during the seven days of the open sea son in Massachusetts, according to the official figures given out by the fish and game commissioners. The season passed without any fatalities and with but two accidents. ptematch Paili) THIRTIETH YEAR BISMARCK, NORTH DAKOTA, SUNDAY MORNING, DECEMBER 18, 1910. ELEVATO MA N ITAF DECLARE S KILLE IN CA CRUSHED TO INSTANT DEATH IN ELEVATOR CAR HE WAS OPERATING. Had Just Returned From Funeral of Former Fellow Employee—Made Re mark Just Before Accident That His Life Was Insured and Family Provided -For. (By Associated Press.) St. Louis, Mo., Dec. 17.—Paul Pea ger, an elevator operator in the Na tional Bank of Commerce building was crushed to instant death by his car tonight. This afternoon he was pall bearer at the funeral of a former co employe. Before going on duty tonight he remarked to another friend: "Well, if anything happens to me, there is $1,000 life insurance for my wife's kids." Two hours later he was dead. DEPUT SHERIF ISA ALTERCATIO OVER RESULT OF PRIZE FIGHT LEADS TO SHOOTING. Victim of Assault Was Timekeeper at Hogan-Frayne Match—Gun Man Fled Following Shooting But Was Later Captured and is Now in Jail. (By Associated Press.) San Francisco, Dec. 17.—Billy Gal lagher, time keeper at the boxing con test between "One Round" Hogan and Johnny Frayne today, was shot and mortally wounded tonight by Charles Long, deputy sheriff of San Mateo county. Long fled after the shooting but was captured later. The shooting took place in Alexander Greggian's saloon. Gallagher was discussing to day's fight between Hogan and Frayne with seVeral friends when Long enter ed the place and the two were soon engaged in a heated altercation. Long fired two shot, one of them taking ef fect in Gallagher's stomach. TRI STATE WEATHER Washington, D. C. Dec, 17.—Minne sota—Fair in south, local snows in north portion. Monday fair. South Dakota—Fair Sunday, some what colder in west portion. Monday I fair. North Dakota—Fair Sunday, pre-1 ceded by snow in extreme east por tion, somewhat colder. Monday fair. ERBSTEIN JURY DISAGREES Chicago, Dec. 17.—After twenty hours deliberation the jury in the trial of Attorney Charles Erbstein, charged with bribing a juror, announc ed it could not agree and was dis charged by Judge Brentano. Berlin, Dec. 17—There was a violent row in th% reichstag in connection with the trial of the men arrested at the time of the recent strike in the Moablt quarter, which is not yet finish ed. Chancellor von Bethmann-Holl weg sai dthe other day in the reich stag that the police on the occasion of the strike behaved admirably. As much of the evidence at the trial has been strongly condemnatory of the police, the chancellor's statement was widely resented and was interpreted as an attempt to influence the trial. Herr David, a socialist, voiced this view in the chamber. The chancellor WEAR E NO A AL DEFENSEESS SAYS WAR SCARES ARE ALL NEWSPAPER TALK AND HAVE NO FOUNDATION. NO CHANCEJOR TROUBLE SAY PEOPLE WILL NOT STAND FOR EXPENSE OF KEEPING LARGE ARMY. Much War Talk for Peace Meeting-— Officers and Directors Are Elected for the Coming Year President Would Have Larger Force of Of ficers Provided for. (By Associated Press.) Washington, D. C„ Dec. 17.—Taft addressing the closing banquet tonight of the American Society for Judicial Settlement of International Disputes, allayed the so-caled "war scare," that has furnished pabulum for newspapers in the last few days. He said: "There is not the slightest reason for such a sensation because we are at peace with all nations of the world and are quite likely to remain so." He said his purpose in outlining the preparedness of the United States for (Continued on page 8) PRIZElifER, KILLE O IN RIN "KID" GARDNER NEVER REGAIN- ED CONSCIOUSNES AFTER THE KNOCKOUT. John Kain, His Opponet in the Ring Being Held in County Prison and Not Allowed Bail—Others Connect ed With Fight Are Held as Wit nesses. (By Associated Press.) Philadelphia, Pa., Dec. 17.—Edward (Kid) Gardner, local lightweight pu gilist, died in a hospital here this af ternoon from injuries received last night in a bout with John Kain at the Nonpareil Athletic club. Gardner, who was 21 years old, never regained consciousness after be- was incorporated today, captialized at ing sent to the floor for the final $750,000, time. He died from a fracture of the skull. Kain, who is 22 years old. is in the county prison, committing magistrate having refused to accept bail, and others connecteu with the fatal bout were held in bond as witnesses. CHANCELLOR VON VETHMANN-HOLLWEG AND SOCIALISTS CLASH IN KEICHSTAG repudiated it and said that, whatever the outcome of the trial, the moral responsibility of the riots rested on the socialists. This stung the social ist deputies to fury, and they rushed, shouting and gestulating, to the min isterial table. Dr. von Bethmann-Holl weg's tall figure towered above the angry throng as he stood unmoved, and his opponents shook their fists and hurled epithets at him, while the president vainly clanged his bell for oredv. Suddenly a stridnt voice wa3 heard above the din exclaiming: "You have lied." This brought the non-socialisis into the racket with a TAWNE SLATE FO ISTHMU S WOULD MAKE DEFEATED CONG- RESSMAN GOVERNOR OF CA- NAL ZONE. Democrats and Republicans Both Say President Should Recognize Long and Faithful Service of Minnesotan By a Good Place Tawney Defeat ed for Reelection. (By Associated Press.) Washington, D. C. .Dec. 17.—The boom for Representative James A. Tawney of Minnesota, chairman of the house committee on appropriations, for the governorship of the Isthmian Canal zone, was started in the house today. Tawney was defeated for reelection and both republican and democratic members have expressed themselves in favor of the president rcognizing Tawney's services by giving him some appropriate office. O INVESTIGAT E EXPRES S RATE S INTERSTATE COMMERCE COM- MISSION WILL MAKE A THOROUGH PROBE. Investigation Was Ordered Several Months Ago—Inquiry Will Be Ex tended Into Banking Business of Companies—Inquiry in Progress For Some Time. (By Associated Press.) Washington, 1). Dec. 17.—A con clusion practically has been reached by the interstate commerce commis sion to make its inquiry into opera tions of express companies thorough and 6xhaustive. Several months ago, an order was issued by the commission directing that an investigation should be made into the operations of express com panies. The inquiry has been in pro gress ince. Now it is purposed to ex tend that inquiry so as to include not only rates and methods of companies but also their financial operations with particular reference to their banking business. OIL CO. INCORPORATES. Marshalltown, la., Dec. 17.—The Marshall Oil company, and independ ent company, to operate in Iowa, Ne braska, Minnesota and the Dakotas, YALE MEN BEST SWIMMERS New Haven, Conn.. Dec 17.—Yale won the annual swimming meet from Cornell here last night, 46 points to 7. The water polo game between the colleges was won by Yale 15 to 0. I counter chorus of epithets against the socialists, and there was a long pan demonium. As soon as there was suf ficient silence the president demanded to know who had shouted "you have lied!" Herr Kuhnert, a socialist, im penitently claimed the distinction and was formally called to order. The chancellor then resumed his remarks, saying nothing could alter wbat he had stated, whatever isolated mis takes individual policemen might have made. This caused a renewal of the tumult, members of the Right and the socialists shouting at one another until they were tired. IS ISSUED FOR DEMOCRATIC A MS Washington, D. C, Dec. 17 A formal call for a caucus of the Democratic members of the next house to be held Thursday night, January 19, was issued today by Representative Clayton, chairman of the caucus The call says the object is to devise and further plans for ex pediting and securing legislation in the Sixty-second congress. It Points out that the country ex pects tariff revision. A full at tendance of members is urged. ENGINEER S AN ROAD S ARDITRAT E WILL SETTLE DIFFERENCES UN- DER PROVISIONS OF THE ERD- MAN ACT. Finding of the Arbitration Board to be Binding Upon Both Parties Chairman Knapp Receives Word of Determination to Give Matters Over to the Board. (By Associated Press.) Washington, D. C, Dec. 17—Chair man Knapp, of the interstate com merce commission, has received infor mation that both parties to the con troversy over wages between the six ty*)ne railroads operating west of Chicago and the Brotherhood of Loco motive Engineers, have agreed to me diation under the Erdman act. The mediation originally was re quested by the officials of the rail roads. Subsequently the mediators communicated with the brotherhood whose officials also agreed to media tion. The likelihood is that the contro versy may go to arbitration, in which event two parties each will select an arbitrator and the mediators a third. The findings of the board of arbitra tion will be binding upon both parties to the dispute. WAST E IS CAUS E O HIGH LIVINGscheduled EBERHART TELLS WHY FARMERS DO NOT GET ALL THERE IS IN SOIL. Conservation of Natural Resources is the Only Way to Prevent Famine— Legislation Enacted to Protect Bank Depositors Should be Extended to the Farm. (By Associated Press.) Chicago, Dec. 17. Unrestricted waste in natural resources, particular ly farm fertility, was attributed by Governor Eberhart of Minnesota today as the greatest factor in the high cost of living. The minimum loss each year, he said, was $500,000,000. "That means," he added, "if permit ted to continue indefinitely the waste would wipe out an investment of $12, 500,000,000, if which the first sum would be the annual income at four per cent." Governor Eberhart spoke at the an nual banquet of the Chicago Bankers' club. "Soil is the only permanent asset (Continued on page 8) (Special To The Tribune.) Chicago, Dec. 17.—'Marriage for love is all right, but when mixed with a money proposition the best thing to do is to cut it out that's why I broke with one sweetheart who de manded $50,000 before our proposer wedding and married another who knew nothing of my wealth,' said W. O. Langenau, a retired millionaire hardware manufacturer of Cleveland, last night at the Congres hotel, where he is with his bride, formerly Miss Pearl King, proprietor of the French art shop adjoining the hotel. They were marled In Cleveland last week and came to Chicago Tuesday of this week accompanied by the daughter of Mr. Langenau, Mrs. Rob ert E. McKion. A son continues the busines which made the father a mil lionaire. 'I am'a widower and having retired from business with more than enough WANT ADS TRIBUNE Ttliphww I3srl BRING RESULTS FIVE CENTS WOME N SMOK E IN N. I HOTELS ONE OF THE BIGGEST HOTEL8 IN METROPOLIS STARTS NEW RULING. Manager is From England and Thinks Women Should Have Same Rights as the Male Guests—Women Will be Allowed to Smoke in Any Part of the Hotel. (By Associated Press.) New York, Dec. 17.—One of the new fashionable hotels in New York, under international management, has lifted the ban and now permits women to smoke in any part of the house. A horrified guest reported to the manager today that several women were smoking in the palm room. "Why not?" asked the manager. "There is no law against women smoking. Since coming to America I have been amazed a? the way in which hotel managers here regard this habit which is so common in all hotels in England and the continent. I thought this was a free country, but such discrimination is an out rage against women. I certainly should much prefer to Bee women smoking than drinking cocktails. IS AFTE RECORDS WILL TRY TO MAKE ROUND TRIP IN PERIOD OF TWELVE DAYS. Remained in New York Only 38 Hours Preparin For Fast Run to English Port—May Establish Record if The Plans Go as Are Expected Now. (By Associated Press.) New York, N. Y., Dec. 17—Thirty eight hours after she put in at her dock the Mauretania departed again at 6 o'clock tonight and it was hoped to complete the round trip from Liv erpool in twelve days and thus estab lish a new world's record. On board was W. R. Holt, a British journalist, who came over to "do" America for the London Daily Mail, in the 38 hours between trips. The Mauretania was ready to sail shortly after noon, although Captain Turner had expected to have his hands full in getting ready for the departure at 6 o'clock. The 900 tons of cargo, principally apples, was stored by swarms of longshore men. The bunkers received their 6, 200 tons of coal from a fleet of 36 barges. The ship's laundry, 40,000 40,000 pieces of linen, rushed ahore the minute the Mauretania docked yesterday morning was back again and the refrigerators were restocked with provisions Three quarters of an hour before sailing time the last of thousands of Christma mail sacks left the post office and were rtished to the pier. The 450 cabin passengers climb ed aboard and the Mauretania backed into the river. Captain Turner hopes to touch at Queenstown Thursday at midnight. If he does he will establish a world's record for the round trip. DEVILS LAKE HAS 5,157 POPULATIM Washington. D. C, Dec. 17.—Devils Lake has a population of 5,157. The twelfth census figures give Devils Lake 1,729, which makes a gain dur ing the past ten years of 3,428 or over 198 per cent The Eleventh census gave Devils Lake 846 papulation. TO POOR SHOP KEEPER for life," he said, "I became inter ested in a young lady in Cincinnati and we were to marry. We came to Chicago and purchased her trousseau, getting a $75 hat in Miss King's shop. I noticed Miss King from the first and liked her. "We returned to Cleveland and as things progressed my fiancee demand ed $50,000 before she weald marry me. I said no to the $50,000 and broke with her and came to Chicago, where I told my troubles to Miss King. She was ympathetic and congenial, and when I asked her if she would do such a thing as that, she replied 'I guess not* 'That was enough for me. We were married in my home on Euclid avenue, opposite the old Mark HSanna home, and next month we shal go to Egypt for a real honeymoon. We shall take my daughter, if she wants to go. They are the same age." •_.,Vo.:4*3!