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II TRIBUNE Telephone IS or 32 1! & WANT ADS BRING RESULTS THIRTY-FIRST YEAR (Special to the Tribune) Mrs Emma I* Rumball, formerly a Braddock. N. D., girl, together with her brother, is now on trial in Cali fornia on a charge of murdering her stepdaughter. Most of the testimony introduced thus far has been very much against the defendant. The two following dispatches tell of the crime: OROVILLE, Cal., June 29.—Work ing on declarations by physicians that only a sudden Jerk by a strong arm could hare broken the neck of 13-year old Helen Rumball, whose dead body was found hanging in the home of her stepmother here, District Attorney O. Pi Jones and Sheriff J. B. Webber to day were seeking evidence for tomor row's preliminary hearing that mur der was done. If the statements of the physicians are corroborated, a charge of murder, already found by the coroner's Jury, will be formally made at the hearing against the gins stepmother, Mrs. Emma L. Rumball, and her brother, Archie Lewis, both of whom are held in Jail here in connection with the girl's death. District Attorney Jones declares he has already discovered some new evi dence which he believes showed the girl's neck was broken either by Lewis or the stepmother Jerking the rope while the child, her hands bound before her, was unable to maintain her balance. As she fell, Jones be lieves, the two left the attic, not real izing until later that the-child was dead. Both Mrs. Rumball and Lewis still maintain their innocence of the girl's death. Clothes Soaked With Perspiration. One of the chief witnesses for the prosecution when Mrs. Rumball and Lewis come to trial will be Harriett Plantz, the first outsider to visit the Rumball home after the tragedy. She declared today thft the child's cloth ing was soaked wit!' perspiration and that the temperature in the attic, where the crime was committed, was at least 130 degrees when she arrived. Tied hard and fast as she was, the child's last hours, Miss Plantz de clares, must have been a time of. fear ful torture, the intense heat, added to her sufferings from wounds Mrs. Rumball inflicted in an admitted beat ing, making a combination that would be almost unendurable even by the strongest man. Her own story of the torture and death of Helen Rumball today was told by Mrs. Rumball at the Jail. After declaring that she was married to Rumball seven years after coming to California from Braddock. N. D., the woman said: "Helen was a naughty girl in the morning of the day she died, and I de cided I would have to punish her. We were in the barn and I took her by the arm. As I did so she threw her self to the floor. She refused to get (Special to the Tribune) GRAND FORKS, N. D., July 3 The game board met between 12 mid night and 4 this morning, W. E. By erly of Velva, president, and Casey of Grafton, secretary. Fred McLean, Fargo, chief of the southern district, and Bjorke, first deputy. Stenwick, chief in north, Ole Lee of Aneta, first deputy, and John F. Duis, Devils Lake, D. C. rKamer, Velva, and "Shike" Shanton, Grafton, other deputies. FARGO'S NEW ^ANK READY FOR BUSINESS FARGO. July 3—Articles of organi zation were filed today with the regis ter of deeds by the Northern Savings bank, the new bank recently organiz ed here. The company is capitalized at $60,000 and all the members but two hold the same amount of stock. The stockholders are George H. Hollister, H. P. Beckwith, F. P. Grant, H. J. Rusch, F. G. Tenneson, George Fowler and P. W. Clemens, all of Fargo and John G. Thompson of Dan-J ville, 111. AND HER BROTHER FACE TRIALON MURDER CHARGE Evidence Leads to Belief Mother Hung Child in Attic at Home Testimony Thus for has Been Decidedly Against Defendant up so I took a strap and gave her a few slaps on the legs. Then I dashed some water on her and Archie got some. "She was naughty again in the aft ernoon and would not do anything right. Then she told me some false hoods. I decided to punish her by tak ing her upstairs and tying her to the studding. I Just put the rope over her right arm and under her left arm and tied her hands in front with the same kind of rope. I thought she would'-soon give in and'be a better girl. Her Neck Broken. "This was about half past four. Sev eral times after that I went up to see if she would be good, but she would not give in. About 20 minutes to 8 I went up again and found her in a heap on the floor. The doctor says her neck was broken. She must have gotten her head under her arms and the rope in some way." CHICO, Cal., June 28.—More evi dence concerning the brutality that caused the death yesterday of 13-year old Helen Rumball came to the police today from the lips of younger sis ter of the dead girl. The child told the-officers that while Helen was in the stifling attic where her lifeless body was found, her cries of pain were heard by her sister, who pleaded with her stepmother, Mrs. Emma RnmbalL.tahe_ailpwed-tp go. and cojnr= .fort ,tho sufferer, :,^ All Aid Refused. These pleas, assorting to the child, were rebuffed and the woman made her go to bed. In the late hours of the night Mrs. Rumball wakened the girl and her brother and told then that Helen was dead. Today Sheriff Webber discovered where the rope with which it is be lieved Helen was choked to death was fastened to the studding in the attic. Marks on the throat of the body indi cate that the rope was fastened about the neck. Both Mr.,. Rumball and her brother, Arthur Lewis, deny that they tied the rope about the girl's neck. Wanted Obedience.., Mr$. Rumball made a statement to day in which she said her treatment of Halen was prompted by a desire to force her to obedience. The ill-treatment of Helen Rumball has been known to the residents of Gridley, where the family lives, for some time. On one occasion she came to school with a black eye and said her uncle, Lewis, had struck her. Taunted the Child. Mrs. Rumball said that while Helen was bound in the attic Lewis taunted her to such an extent that she be came frenzied and struggled violently to get loose. It is believed that the defense will be that the child broke her own neck while endeavoring to escape. The preliminary examination of Mrs. Rum ball will be held in Oroville Friday. 0 S S S S S BETWEEN HOUR OF MIDNIGHT AND DAYLIGHT STATE GAME BOARD IS HIVENEO TO MAKE APPOINTMENTS CO. A WELCOMED AT DAWSON CITY ft39* DAWSON, June 29.—Co. A, 14th ilnfantry, of Ft. Lincoln, N. D., are en camped here, having arrived this fore noon. They are marching thru to Devils Lake to attend the state en campment of the N. D. N. G. They will be in camp on the vacant lots north of Smith's hall. The tented city presents a sight that is most interesting to one that has never before had the opportunity to see Unole Sam's boys as they really are. 39" ft 39- INDIANS TO JOIN LODGE. North Dakota will soon have the honor of being the only state in the Union to have a court of the Independ ent Order of Foresters, composed en tirely of Indians, and it will be organ ized at the town of Tokio, near Devils Lake, on the Indian reservation. 6:' PARALYSIS CURED WHEN STRUCK BY ELECTRICAL BOLT ft39" Case at Fargo Pozzies Lead log Medical Experts FARGO, July 3—One of the most, remarkable cases of nature cure everi brought to pass was instanced on last I Saturday night during an electric, storm which struck this city, when' Dr. C. H. Geary was suddenly healed from a severe stroke of paralysis by a bolt of lightning. the organs of speech being benumbed and his stomach, arm andI leg.useless, it was though for a time that he* would be permanently paralyzed and that [t would effect other portions of his bofly- a residence on the North side about two blocks from the residence of Dr. Geary. At the same instant, Dr. Geary states, the room in which he was ly ing became filled with light from the force his paralyzed arm and leg out pismarc pull) tribune if Dr. Geary was a week ago last Wed nesday, stricken with a severe attack of paralysis while on his way to his office. He was carried immediately to his residence where medical aid was at once summoned and it was dis covered that he had completely_ lost X^^T^Ut^E^SHSt Au~ control of the left side of 1 body. BISMARCK DAILY TRIBUNE MONDAY EVENING JULY Julv 3.1911 39" 39* 39" NO TRIBUNE TOMORROW 39" ft In order to give the many ft 39* employees of the Daily Tri- 39* ft bune an opportunity to fitting- ft 39* ly observe the Fourth and lend 39* ft their assistance toward mak-.ft 39* ing the eagle scream, and in 39* accordance with an old estab- Its 39* liahed custom of the paper, ft there will be no Tribune pub- I 39* liahed tomorrow. 2 PRESBYTERIANS AT WILTON HAVE NEW (Special to the Tribune) WILTON, N. D. July 3^-Revi How ard P. Gage, a recent graduatedof the 8 a has been instanced, and Dr. Gearey is large sum to defeat Miss Lee, a wait certain that the phenomenon was due ress, who is leading the contest for to the flash of lightning. The matter queen of the carnival to be held in has been called to the attention of connection with the breaking of ground a number of physicians who state that for the exposition. Miss Lee's boom they have never heard of such a case, wa* started by the sailors on the and that it is remarkable in the ex treme. \ss\$sjiyiyijij'j'ij'irififu.w#ir#*#^fc**c«*^^f#r^ffffrfcrfffrrfprrr occupied the pufcit at N re8by er Last Saturda vyening, however, at probably be given a call by the about ten o'clock, during an electrical people of Wilton and make his future storm, one of the terrific bolts struct ian church yesterday for fl a in ^lgaed W to a a W S a a ftvorb 8 on on ie occasion of his I first appearance in the pulpit He this thriving little city. 39* l« ATKINSON RETURNED. State Engineer T. R. Atkinson has returned to the city after an extended O a bolt and at the same time a sort of an address before the Mon vacuum was forced which seemed to tWFm t., where he de- Roads convention. From Atkinson went east, where he attended to business mat ters before returning to Bismarck. JV* ft SB- from his body, Immediately the doctor noticed that he had recovered complete control of his.organs of speech and that he could talk as well as before. His left arm, which was previously paralyzed involuntarily raised, and it so startled 3, where it will spend the day in look him that he grasped it with his freer in gover the affairs of the state re arm, thinking that someone had touch-[ form school. All of the members of ed'him. It was this time that he dls- -the board, Messrs. Carmody,, Tatley covered that the use had returned to and Robinson, made the t$lp. his arm. His left leg, however, was 39" ft 39" not, so .Iwtantly healed, though he SAILOR8 STARTED SOMtSJMNG could move it ftifE ease. Dn Goarey to ft 39* still in bed, but has so far recovered, *Waitrsa is About To Be Elected Queen'with his wife scintillating with dia that he will be able to be about with- of the Festival. monds he passed Jeffries and took a in a week. SAN DIEGO, Cal., July 3—At a se- table at the further side of the room. BOARD WENT TO MANDAN. The state board of control went to Mandan Monday morning on No This is undoubtedly one of the most cret meeting held last night a number! Jeffries appeared highly uncomfort wonderful cases of nature cure which of society women voted to raise a able and hastily finished his meal and QUEE N COLUMBI A United States warships, who spent a I where they have been visiting for the months wages buying votes for her. I past few weeks. Charged with Assault rl of Nine Years Parents of Girl tense Ni of Thirty Years MINOT, July 3.—A warrant was is sued Saturday afternoon for the ar rest of a Minot man, who is charged with making a criminal assault upon a 9-year-old girl in Minot. The parents of the girl made the complaint and the papers were made out calling for the man's arrest. The man is about 30 years old. JEFFRIETMEETS JACK JOHNSON IN CAFE-NO GREETING LONDON, July 3—Jim Jeffries and Jack Johnson met accidentally in the Trocadero restaurant during corona tion week. Th meeting of the former ring antagonists created a sensation among the diners, who seemed for a moment to fear a renewal of the Reno hostilities. Jeffries, who had just arrived from Carlsbad, where he had been taking a cours of the waters, was dining with his wife and several friends when Johnson entered. The fighters saw each other but Jef fries glared stonily in the other direc tion and refused to recognize Johnson. Johnson, however, avoided a scene departed, leaving Johnson laughing ov er his wine. 39* ft 39* RETURNED FROM MINNEAPOLIS. Mrs. Max Cupitz and daughter Max ine have returned from Minneapolis, |ejnCotun*(atr*FaJr, But brave And ever for the Right 11 Against the Wrong. With tumult and with shouting loud Beyond the tea They crown their kings amid the crowd In jubilee. But in my land of mead and maize, Of oak and elm, A Queen am I, uncrowned, who sways A throneless realm. I am not garbed in ancient gear, Yet, clothed with might, I face the future, year on year Of dawning light. Let Europe loud with trumpet blare Her kings acclaim. I am Columbia the Fair, The queenliest darnel R0BERTUS LOVE. (By Associated Press) WASHINGTON, July 3.—With skies practically cloudless the country over today, .early reports to the weather bureau indicated that the hot weather records might be broken in many sec tions. The day started with a temperature ranging from 2 to 16 degrees higher than yesterday morning in the larger cities, now topping the list with a rise of from 72 to 88 degrees. In Washington the rise was from 78 to 84, and Atlanta from 72 to 78. The government forecaster held out no hope of relief within the next 36 hours. The hot wave extends over the mid dle Mississippi valley and eastward over the Ohio valley, the southern por tion of the great lakes region, middle Atlantic and New Bigland states. (By Associated Press) NEW YORK, July 3.—The ther mometer at 8 o'clock this morning registered 15 degrees higher than at the same hour yesterday, with a good ODDS AGAINST KORAN BUT HIS SUPPORTERS READY WITH MONEY ftsr TI'BUNE MANY DEATHS IN NEW YORK AND CHICAGOTO-DAY CAUSED DY THE HEAT Day Promises to be Hottest in History of Gotham—No Relief in Sight Stampede from City to Beaches and Rivers Results in Many Drownings SAN FRANCISCO, July 3.—The 20-round battle for the lightweight championship between Ad Wolgast of Cadillacc, Mich., the title holder, and Owen Moran of Birmingham, Eng., which will take place at Coffroth's open air arena in this city on the Fourth of July aftejnoon, is exciting more interest generally than any other pugilistic contest since Jeffries and Johnson met last year in Reno. Moran and Wolgast are well below the weight requirement of 133 pounds. Tom Jones, Wolgast's manager, hav ing already bet $2,000 against $1,400 witli Charles Harvey, Moran's man ager, announces that he has $10,000 additional which he will place on Wol gast when the price suits. At present the champion is a 10 to 7 favorite, with Moran's suppoters much in evi dence. ^*y ^i ^**r The Lidgerwood Broadaxe toe. guesses on the Bickford jury then missed it. The Broadaxe pre dieted acquittal or disagreement. 39" ft 39" Williston an (Special to the Tribune) A. MINOT, N. D., July 3.—Thousands^ of people from western North Dakota are in Minot today to witness the first flight by Dewitt C. Dorman in his 50 horsepower Bleriot monoplane, and also to attend the three-day meeting of the Ward county fair and rasing association Dorman will make a flight at the fair grounds on the aft ernoon of today, Tuesday and Wednes day. His machine is in fine condi tion and successful flights are ex pected. 39* ft 39" STEWART HELD O il RELEASED (Special to the Tribune) BATHGATE, N. D., July 3—Ernest Stewart was bound over under three thousand dollar bond and the charges against Glynn were dismissed in the Worrall murder case today. W A N A S Telephone 13 or 32 BRING RESULTS FIVE CENTS indication that today would beat the temperature record. Yesterday with a maximum of 94.5 degrees, was the hottest day here for 12 years. At 8 o'clock this morning the temperature was 87. The heat has caused ten deaths and over sixty proserations. The rush of bathers to the river and ocean beaches is direct ly responsible for nine deaths in this neighborhood from drowning. ftsr Suffering at Chicago. CHICAGO, July 3.—Chicago swel tered and suffered today as the torrid wave wbi has held the city in its grasp since Friday continued un abated. At 8 o'clock one death from the heat and a half dozen prostrations had bee nreported, with no relief in sight. At 8 o'clock the temperature was two degrees higher than at the same hour Sunday. At 9 o'clock the mercury registered 90 and still climbing. There were seven deaths from the heat and eight prostrations Sunday. The death rate among babies is ex tremely high.* DR. COOK, EX-HERO, WILL MAKE ADDRESS IN NORTH DAKOTA ftjsr VALLEY CITY, July 3—Dr. Frederic A. Cook, arctic explorer and alleged faker, will be one of the two biggest attractions at the Velley City Chau tauqua, which will open here for a ten days session on July 7. Officers of the association received word this morning that he could be procured and it is expected that his presence on July 12, will bring the largest crowd of the ten days. James Foley, North Dakota's poet Laureate, has also been secured for July 11 and negotiations have been practically completed with W. E. Cur tiss of the Chicago Record-Herald, to be here and address the Chatauqua on one of the days. 39* ft 39* Tha Bowman Pioneer respectfully requests Marmarth people to hereafter do their killing in Billings county or two *n Montana, as the trials are too ex- j! pensive for Bowman county tax pay ers. 39" ft 39" suffered from a gasoline THE WEATHER. famine and the auto owners were North and South Dakota—Generally humbled for awhile, much to the grati fair tonight and Tuesday. ification of those who can't afford one. MINOT TO SEE FLIGHTS OF AMATEUR AVIATOR AT FEELS SURE DF CRDP SINCE RAINS (Special to the Tribune) MINOT, N. D., July 3.—Rain amounting to 5.72 inches has fallen in Minot during the last sixty days, according to a report issued today by Weather Observer Bates. Aside from the fact that weeds are bad in places the crops in this section continue to look very good. The maximum tem perature Saturday and Sunday was 83. ^*y S ^pw If there is anything that shows up the calibre of the brains behind a news paper it is to see that paper trying to boost their own town by knocking some other community.