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Eight Fifty Years Ago Today. Jan. 24. Re-enfovceinents for the Unit ed States garrison at Port Pickens, Pensacoia, Fla., sailed from Fortress Monroe. Twenty-five Years ago Today. Six great powers notified Greece that a naval attack which she threatened upon Tur key would not be permitted. EMPRESS IS ILL. St. Petersburg, Jan. 23—The health of the Empress Alexandra is again a matter of concern to the imperial family and her physicians. Her majesty suffers periods of melanchol ia. CHARACTER IN PRINTING There is a wide range of character in printing modern business methods demand work of the highest quality. Your house and your business are judged very largely by your printed matter. Your suc cess is in a meas ure controlled thereby. You cannot afford to accept any but the very best. It would hurt your business. Our pride is in pro ducing printing of the highest char acter. It is an excellent tonic for your 191 1 business. Our reputation is at stake behind it. We do all kinds of commercial print ing. Particular attention to legal work, advertising matter and book work, which must be right. Loose-leaf work books, made to order for any pur pose, are a special ty with us. Your business demands the very best. Then see us before ordering. Tribune Printing Co. so LADIES CELEBRATE CLUB ANNIVERSARY MRS. T. R. ATKINSON IS HOSTES8 TO THE MONDAY CLUB. Members of the Organization and Their Husbands Are Guests at a Pleasing Function. Monday evening Mrs. T. K. Atkin son was hostess to the ladies of the Monday club and their husbands, the occasion being the club's anniversary. The house was tastefully decorated for the occasion in the club color.?, green and white. The evening was spent in piaylng cards, and an excellent musical pro gram was also rendered for the en tertainment of the guests. In the games Mrs. F. A. Knowles made the leading score for the ladies and Mr. R. P. Flint for the gentlemen. At the close of the evening's entertainment dainty refreshments were served and the colors of the club were carried out further in the menu. All of the .members present report a very de lightful time. Before the meeting was brought to a close a floral greeting was sent to Mr. and Mrs. M. H. Jewell, whose absence was greatly regretted by the members of the club. Mr. Jewell is a former president of the club and has always been interested in its work, but owing to the illness of Mr. Jewell it was impossible for either he or she to be in attendance. BAD CONFLAGRATION DEMORALIZES TRAFFIC Aberdeen, S. D., Jan. 23.—The Mil waukee passenger station, freight de pot and division headquarters buiiding were entirely destroyed by fire at eight o'clock this morning, starting from an oil heater in the freight building. The total loss is estimated at $150,000. The three-story furniture store of Crocker & Owen was gutted, by fire shortly after. The latter started in *fc» basement, presumably %om he fu*rn. ace-. '•he railroad building blaze spread rapidly that nothing was saved. The entire movement of trains between Montevideo and Mobridge, 250 miles, js stopped until the wires can be looped up. WELL KNOWN AUTHOR (Continued tram pass 1.1 was given to wandering about city parks, apparently dreaming. W. T. Mossman, former manager of the or chestra, said tonight that about a year ago without any announcement, Goldsborough disappeared and the police here were asked to search for him. Then a letter was received by Director Emil Paur, in which the young man said he was in A sani tarium in New York, where he had gone on advice of a physician. An other letter later announced that he was restored to health and after be ing away a month he returned to his place in the orchestra. When the orchestra season closed all trace of him was lost CUSTOMS HOUSE TO FARGO. The United States government within the next year will be asked to institute a customs house in the city of Fargo. It is believed that such a strong argument will be put up that the request will be granted. •i The Cook Ignored. The prodigal son's father got a lot of applause for killing the fatted calf, tmt his mother didn't get a line of praise for cooking it—Galveston News* Russia Rich In Platinum. Russia produces about 95 per cent of' the world's platinum. Does Your Coal Cost Too Much? USE LIGNITE COAL AT $2.75 PER TON The Coal That's AllCoal Does not clinker and contains less sulphur and ash than any other lignite coal mined in North Dakota. WASHBURN LIGNITE COAL COMPANY Officio at tiiCoriir of9tl SUttBroalway. Phiii453 r. J. O I Agent Washington, Jan. 23.—Is giving the ways and means committee of the lower house the power to name the committees and in taking that power from the speaker the Democrats baye, 7.'ronght a radical change in the pro cedure in congress—in fact, the most radical change of recent years. In consequence Oscar W. Underwood of Alabama, chosen at the Democratic caucus to be chairman of ways and means, becomes the second most pow erful man In the lower house, and in anym cases he will be certain to have more influence than the speak er. He will as chairman of the com mittee on committees, which ways and means becomes, have much to do in designating who shall serve on the various committees. Congressman Fitzgerald of Brooklyn opposed the new plan of taking the appointing authority away from the speaker. He W W NESTOS INTRODUCES NEW (Continued from page 5.) out of any moneys not otherwise ap propriated, and the state examiner, to gether with the governor, state audit or and attorney general, may appoint additional assistants as required to ad minister the provisions of this act said assistants shall be known as "field assistants," who shall be paid five'dol lars per day for the time necessary to the performance of his duties, and in addition thereto his necessary expenses incurred. Sec. 8. Power of the State Exair iner.) The state examiner, a deputy state inspector and every field examiner shall have power by himself, or by any person legally appointed to perform thi service, to examine into all financier affairs of every public office and public officer such examination of the finan cial affairs of townships, incorporated towns and school districts shall be made at least once in every two years, all other examinations shall be made at least once a year. On ewry such examination inquiry shall be made as to the financial condition and resources if the taxing district whether the con stitution and statutory laws of (he state, the ordinances and orders of the t.ixing district and the requirements ri the bureau of inspection and supe.vi sion of public offices have been proper ly complied with, and into the methods and accuracy of the accounts and re ports. The state examiner, his depti ties, and every field examiner ana ev ery person legally appointed to perform such service shall have and may extr cise the necessary authority to issue subpoenas and compulsory prj^ss and to direct the service thereof by any constable or sheriff, to compel the at tendance of witnesses and the produc tion of books and papers before him at any designated time and o!a:e. and to administer oaths. Where any person summoned to appear before the person making such examination to give testi mony shall neglect or refuse to appear, or shall neglect or refuse to answer any question that may be put to him, touching any matter under examina tion, or to produce any books or pa pers required, then such person shall be reported by the person making said examination to the prosecuting attorney of the county wherein the offense is committed, and it shall be the duty of said prosecuting attorney to institute proceedings against such person in the manner as is provided by law for prosecuting penal offenses. Wilful false swearing in any such examination shall be perjury and shall be punish able as such. A report of such ex amination shall be made in triplicate, one copy to be filed in the office of the state examiner, one in the auditing de partment of the taxing district report ed upon, and one in the office of the attorney general. If any such examination .discloses malfeasance, misfeasance or nonfeas ance in office on the part of any pub lice officer or employe, within thirty days from the receipt of such copy of said report, it shall be the duty of the attorney general, and he is hereby au Ithorized-to institute without delay, in WW^M* MBMAROK DAILY TRIBUNE CONGRESSMAN UNDERWOOD CHAIRMAN OF COMMITTEE ON COMMITTEES. TO FATHER NEW TARIFF HILL led the fight against it, but cctuld muster only a small number of votes for his side. Mr. Underwood will be the introducer of the new tariff bill at the next session. The slate of new membership of the ways and m-aans committee was adopted by ao clamatlQB. The men who wi» Jrame the Underwood tar'* W Rep. reser.UtiVSB Underwood, Alabama, 1 Sandell, Texas, 2 Harrison, New York, 3 Brantley, Georgia, 4 James, Kentucky, 5 Shackleford, Missouri, 6 Kitchen, North Carolina, 7 Rain ey, Illinois, 8 Peters, Massachusetts, 9 Dixon, Indiana, 10 Hull, Tennes see, 11 Hughes, New Jersey, 12 Palmer, Pennsylvania, 13 Hammond, Minnesota, 14—seven northerners and seven southerners. Through hlB se lection as chairman of ways and means, Mr. Underwood becomes floor leader in the house for the majority. the proper county such legal action as is proper in the premises by civil pro cess and promptly and efficiently prose cute the same to final determination, to carry into effect the findings of any such examination. Before or ,after such legal action is commenced it shall not» be lawful for any county commissioner or any board or officer to make a settle ment or compromise of any claim aris ing out of such malfeasance, misfeas ance or nonfeasance, or any action commenced therefor without the writ ten approval of the attorney general and the state examiner. Sec. 9. Each and every claim for services performed, supplies furnished or claims of any nature for which com pensation is asked, shall be sworn to before an officer having a seal and au thorized to take acknowledgements, and all county clerks and county audit ors are required to take such affidavits without charge. The bureau of inspec tion and supervision of public offices shall prescribe the form of affidavits and no warrant shall be drawn for any claim not properly sworn to. Sec. 10. Expense of Maintaining Bu reau.) The expense of maintaining and operating the bureau hereinbefore provided for shall be paid by the sev eral counties out of the general fund in proportion to their population as shown by the last preceding census, whether state or federal, and the state examiner is hereby authorized and em powered to levy upon and collect from each county in the state its proportion of said expenses. Said amount shall be paid semi-annually in the months of June and December of each year fol lowing the passage of this act, and shall in the aggregate be only suffi cient to pay said expenses. The same shall be paid in vouchers of the state examiner, and, all funds received by the state examiner on this account shall be covered into the state treasury to the credit of the bureau of inspection and supervision of public offices. Sec. 11. Expense of Audit.) The expenses of auditing public accounts shall be borne by each taxing district for the auditing of all accounts under its jurisdictionv and the state examiner is hereby authorized and empowered to certify the expenses of sue audit to the auditor of the county in which such taxing district is situated, who shall promptly issue his warrant on the coun ty treasurer payable out of the general fund of the county, said fund, except as to auditing the financial affairs and making inspection and examination of the county, to be reimbursed out of the moneys due said taxing district at the next settlement of collection of taxes. Sec. 12. Each county auditor shall be, ex-officio, deputy supervisor and in such capacity shall be under the pub lic offices, but shall receive no addi tional salary or compensations by vir tue of the same and shall perform no duties as such, except in connection with county business. ANOTHER BOMB OUTRAGE. Chicago, Jan. 23.—A bomb explo sion today wrecked the drug store owned by Artiso Stiano and Ouisseppi Daminana. The druggists have re ceived letters demanding money to be paid to the writers, whose identity is not disclosed. None was injued. NORTDAKOTADAIRYMEN TOMEETATJAMESTOWN NORTHERN PACIFIC WILL GIVE SILVER CUP AS REWARD TO WINNERS. Elaborate Program Has Been Ar ranged and a Large Number of Noted Speakers Will Address Con vention. At last year's meeting of the North Dakota Dairymen's association which was held at Jamestown, so much in terest was aroused and the result was so successful that the committee at once decided the meeting should become an annual event, and that this year's meeting should far sur pass that of any previous year's. This year's meeting will'be held at James town, February 8, 9. An elaborate program has been ar ranged and many of the best speak ers of the state as well act many from other states who are thoroughly versed in every detail of dairying will deliver addresses. An address of welcome will be delivered by Mayor Blewett of Jamestown, responded to by W. F. Stege of Medina. An ad dress by President Theodore Kahal lek of Kenmare will follow, Among the leading speakers are Prof. Shaw of Minnesota Prof. J. H. Shcppard of the North Dakota Agri curtural college Prof. C. E. Lee, of Madison, Wis. Mr. L. D. Frost of New York city and many other prom inent speakers will give short talks on the latest methods of producing both creamery and dairy butter. It is expected that a very large representation of dairymen and farm ers will be in attendance from all over the state as well as from ad joining states. This year the Northern Pacific has shown their interest in this movement, by offering as a reward to the win ners of the highest scoring in both dairy and creamery butter a beautiful solid silver cup. These cups will be engraved showing for what purpose they were awarded, with the name of the party to whom th*y mediate ill De: a re awani- floatation will follow im- a ^e 8 contest. White goods sale at A. W. Lucas company. Read their ad and see viudow display. Washington, D. C, Jan. 23.—The organization of a republican progres sive league by progressive republicans senators, representatives, governors and others, an organization which will seek to "fight for the establishment of popular government," was announced today. The plans of the new league which have been under consideration since the assembling of congress, were concluded at a meeting here Saturday night, at which time the declaration of principles was signed, a constitution adopted and the following officers elected. President—Senator Jonathan Bourne Jr., Oregon. First vice-president—Representative George W. Norris of Nebraska. Second vice-president—Governor C. Osborn of Michigan. Treasurer—Charles R. Crane, Chi cago. Executive committee—Senator Moses E. Clapp, Minnesota Senator Jos. L. Bristovv, Kansas Representative E. H. Hubbard, Iowa Representative Irvine L. Lenroot, Wisconsin Representative elect William Kent, California Gifford Pinchot, Pennsylvania George L. Rec ord, New Jersey, and the president, vice-presidents and treasurer, members ex-officio. The declaration of principles was signed by nine republican United States senators, among them being A. J. Gronna of North Dakota, the govern ors of six republican states, thirteen members of the house and others. Small Things. We are too fond of our own wilL We want to be /iolng what we fancy daighty things, but the great point is to do small things, when called to them, in a right spirit.—R. Cecil. Marvelous. He—There is no doubt that nature's works are indeed marvelous. She— Aren't they? Only fancy, even the tiniest Insect has its Latin. name London M. A. P. OF N O ACCOUNT Doctor—Tell roar mother I have seen so buuy that I was unable to call l«at week. little dirt—OB, mother Just sent ms to ten rcu the began to get bttUt I'jpt at soon as you stopped eaDfaa •si she's an right now! GUNDJIIIY IS (Continued from page 1.) of these lists, but I haven't got it any more." Had List of Bought Votes. Martin: "Jones, did you have a list of hougbjt votes and amounts paid for them?" Jones: "Yes, I had a partial list of these, but I have not got it any more I burned it." Frankeberger: "Can you remem ber the names of any of the votes on the list?" Jones: "Not right off, but I might have my memory refreshed by some of the ward captains in the Second or Seventh." Frankeberger: "LeSeure was be fore the grand jury and he lost his memory." Jones: "Well, I could refresh his memory on a few points if I was of a mind to. There's a lot of these fellows whose memories could be re freshed on this thing." A This conversation, said frankeberg er, took place about 10:15 a. m. Sat urday at Jones' office at 18 East Main street. The "old !tnan" re ferred to, Frankeberger testified, was his own father-in-law, H. M. Martin,! who has a butcher shop in the Sev-I enth ward. Attorney Had Election Office. This is whdt Frankeberger told th$ jujdy transpired there, his authority for such a statement being, accord ing to his testimony, the statement of his father-lc-law, that Jones en gaged the rear room of the shop as an election office, it being two doors (60 feet) from the polling booth. Here, said Ihe witness, Jones person ally met the voters on election day, instructed them how to vote, and, it was testified, paid them for their votes. Martin, Frankeberger said, told the latter that he scraped off some paint on the glass pain of the door, and, looking through, watched the work. Two weeks ago, or there abouts, the witness said his father in-law told him Jones showed the butcher the alleged poll list he had used to check off the voters he is charged with having bought. Mar tin, seeing his name at the bottom, said the witness erased it, even though the notation/ "f5 office rent" was made after toe name. City Attorney Denies Stdry. It was this information which Frankeberger testified today he took to Jones' office Saturday, and with which he obtained the alleged con fession. The city attorney has de nied absolutely that he confessed to such a thing and has said he would tell the truth if asked by the grand Jujry. Grand Jury Will "Find Out." His statement was followed by a subpoenas issued today. State's At torney John Lewman is conducting the examination of the witnesses, the C. B. LITTLEv pret. F. D. KENDRICK. Vlce-Pra. F. E. SHEPARD. Cashier. U. 8 E O S I A Safety Deposit Boxes for BEACO N LIGHT WILL GUIDE YOU THROUGH STOI In the year 1626 PETER MINUIT bought the whole island on which New York City—now worth four thousand million dollars is built. He paid »24 for the island. Had he put out that $24 at 4 per cent compound interest in 1626 it would now amount to as much as the present value of New York City. Tuesday, January 24, 1011 BAKING POWDER TkatlUlMflMBiktagMttr Failures are almost impossible with Calumet. We know that it will cive you better results. We know that the baking: will be pver —mora whofaso—. We know that it will be more evenly raised. And we knew that Calumet is more economical, both in its use and cost. We know these things because we have put'the quality into it—we have seen it tried out in every way. It is used nowin millions of homes and its •ales are growing daily. It is the modern bakingpowder. Have you tried it? Calumet l» highest in quality— moderate in price.' MUCH OPPOSITION grand jurors interjecting questions as 'firmation at this session. Some of the they occur to them. Foreman Isaac' senators went so far as to express the Woodyard who promises to be the opinion that the president should with central figure in the investigation,' draw the nomination. No appointment said today: "We have our instruc-.has been made to the customs court to tions to go into this and we're going succeed Hunt, and it is believed at the as far as we can go, If it takes all capital that if he is not confirmed for spring. We'll find out about these the commerce court he will retain his alleged confessions." present position. FIRST NATIONAL BANK I S A (Continued from page i.J They were joined by some republi cans, and although no vote was taken the meeting did not augur for his con* J. L. BELL. Vkt-Frea. N. DAK. in 1879 Established Capital and Surplus $150,000.00 General O A N S A E O N A A N S Make OUR Bank YOUR Bank. 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