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8N0W COLDER. N O BRITISH ITAIJAN VILLA e. Henry La Bouchere Was Editor and Publisher of London Troth Was Prominent Member of Parliament for Half a Century (By Associated Press.) FLORENCE, Italy, Jan .16.—H-anry La Boucbere, editor of the London Truth, died at his villa here today. Until a few years ago Henry La Bouehere was one of the most promi nent independent politicians in the• British isles. He was a member of parliament for about half a century, but always declined to take an office in any cabinet. His political views were extremely radical, but he pre ferred to giv3 expression to them as a free lance in the house of commons. He wielded a caustic pen which was used freely ir bis weekly newspaper. Truth, of which he was proprietor and editor, and in which he exposed many abuses in political, comercial and diplomatic life. He was at one time in the diplomatic service and served as an attache at Washington in 1854. REPORT BUBONIC PUIiUt IN AMOY (By Associated Press.) AMOY, China, Jan. 16.—The bu bonic plague is reported to have ap peared again in this city. No cases had been reported since- October of J,ast year, but before that the city had suffered severely, nearly 5W person* -dying in the first nfnem°nWirof* i*ll, from that disease. CELEBRATE TO HONOR FARLEY (By Associated Press.) NEW YORK, Jan. 16.—Cardinal Farley with his suite is on_ board the steamship Berlin, which will arrive to. night off Sandy Hook, and tomorrow morning the newly created cardinal will land at the battery, where a pa rade and celebration in his honor will begin. (By Associated Press.) NEW YORK, Jan. 16.—Violet Bueh ler, the runaway Chicago girl, is eagerly awaiting today the arlval of her foster mother, Mrs. Herman Buehler. The girl told so many con flicting stories the atuhorities were unable to learn whether or not she left home by persuasion. The girl says sbeTi in love with Jack Clune, a •waiter, and wants to marry him. Mother Leaves for New York. CHICAGO. Jan. 16.—Mrs. Herman Buehler, foster mother of Violet Bueh ler, left today for New York, accom panied by Detective Sergeant Norton, brig back the heiress. TO ANNOUNCE THEIR ABDICATION TODAY (By Associated Press.) SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 16—The proclamation of abdication will be published by the imperial Chinese throne today, acording to a cable message received here by the Chung Sai Yat Po from Shanghai. The mes sage stated farther that the empress dowager and emperor announced their willingness to retire to the summer palace at Jehol. MURDER AT MEMPHIS. (By Associated Press.) MEMPHIS, Tenn, Jan. 16.—John T. Bartenstein, manager of the whole sale department of a local coal com pany, was shot and instantly killed by W. T- Avery, a former real estate dealer, today. The shooting occurred at Avery's home. Avery Is In jail and docliaea to state the cause of the quarrel, but asserts that he fired in «elf-defense. BIDS ON S HEIRESS WOULD MARRY WAITER Falls, Minn, simestone, $12o,l99( W. D. Lowell, Minneapolis, lime stone, $127,500' George W. Stiles 'Co., Chicago, limestone $133,797 P. M. Hennessey Co., St. Paul, limestone, $134,&97, sandstone, $132 497 King Lumber Co.,* Charlottesville, Va., limestone, $144,470 sandstone, $148,700 Mott Construction Co., Mott, N. D., limestone, $150,000 Bismarck Construction Co., Bismarck, N. D., limestone. $160,788 sand stone, $15.8,200 Northern Con struction Co., Milwaukee, lime stone, $144,395 sandstone. $142, 595 General Construction Co., Milwaukee, limestone, $133,823 sandstono. $137023 J. W. Miller, St. Paul, limestone, $131,344 T. F. Powers & Co., Fargo, lime stone, $136 890. (By Associated Press.) ST. LOUIS, Jim. 1«.—Guy L. Stew art, industrial and agricultural agent of the Cotton Belt railroad, with head quarters at St. Louis, was burned to death in his private car in a wreck in which trains of three different roads collided this morning at Kelso, Mo., 140 miles south of here. SEVEN PEOPLE ASPHYXIATED (By Associated Press.) WADENA. Sask., Jan. 16.—Mrs. Duncan McNichol and six children, ranging in age from five to fifteen, were asphyxiated by coal gas in their home here last night. Snow, which blocked the chimney and forced the gas from the stove into the room caused the disaster. McNichol, who was in Winnipeg at the time of the tragedy, broke open the door today and found the seven dead bodies. ELOPER IS ON HIS WAY SOUTH (By Associated Press.) WINNIPEG, Jan. 16—A. G. Boyce, Jr., who, it is alleged, recently eloped from Amarlllo, Tex., with Mrs. J. B. Snead, and whose father was shot and killed by the husband of Mrs. Snead, last Saturday, is on his way to Texas, it is reported here. Counsel for Boyce stated today they had not seen him since yesterday noon, when Boyce left the hotel where he has been stopping. It is said Boyce, accompanied by a friend, left here for the south over the Soo line. The automatic revolver taken from Boyce when he wag ar rested here, was returned to him by the police yesterday. LORIMERWAS NO FRIEND OFHOPKINS (By Associated Press.) WASHINGTON, Jan. 16.—Senator Lorimer today told the committee in vestigating his election the details of the ill feeling between himself and former Senator Hopkins. He testified reluctantly, declaring lie didn't wish to widen the "already wide gulf" be tween them. 'After we'd sent him to the senate," Lorimer declared, "he turned on every one of us." INVESTIGATING DYNAMITE EXPII5I8NSJN WISCONSIN (By Associated Press.) INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.. Jan. 16.— Three explosions in Wisconsin, al leged to have been part of a wide spread dynamite conspiracy, were in vestigated by the federal grand jury here today. Two men of Portage, Wis, said to be relatives of Ortie McMan igal, were examined in connection with the dynamiters' transportation of explosives Jrom Chicago to points in Wisconsin. The explosions were at Green Bay, November W. 1900 Su-morning perior, August 2,1910i, and Milwaukee. March 21, 1911. Thirty-second Year, No. 14 BISMARCK, NORTH DAKOTf TUESDAY.JANUARY 16, 1912. 4. WASHINGTON, Jan. 16.—Pro posals for the construction of a new public building at Bismarcki •N. D., were opened at the treasury ^jlepxrtment Saturday and are as follows: John Xauritzen, Fergus BURNS TODEATH IN PHIW E CAR 30,000PEOPLE ARE HOMELESS MOST IMPORTANT IN MANY YEARS Thirteen Hundred Delegates Assemble at Indianapolis Convention WIN Formulate Bernards off Miners Regarding the New Wage Scale iBr Associated press.) INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 16.—Thir teen hundred delegates representing three hundred thousand coal miners, gathered in this city today in one of the most important conferences in the history of the coal industry in the United States and Canada. It ifc the twenty-third annual conven tion of the United Mine Workers of America and will formulate the de mands to be made by the miners when their representatives meet the mine owners to negotiate the new wage scale contracts to go into force April 1 next in both the bituminous and anthracite fields. (By Associated Press.) OSAKA. Japan, Jan. 16—A series of fires which broke out at 1 o'clock swept unchecked across the southern half of the city, fanned by a high wind. The conflagration was not under con. trol until late this* afternoon, when, according to official figures, 5,286 buildings had been destroyed, and 30, 000 persons rendered homeless. Dur ing the first hour the flames con sumed more than 1,500 houses. DROPS DEAD (By Associated Press.) CINCINNATI, Jan. 16.—Thomas F. McClure, who was president of the Metropolitan Bank and Trust company of this city, when it was closed by the state bank examiners two months ago, dropped dead in the federal build ing'today. Following the failure of his bank McClure was indicted by the Hamilton county grand jury on a charge of receiving deposits when he tonw the bank was insolvent. ARMED PEACE AT LAWRENCE (By Associated Press.) LAWRENCE, Mass, Jan. 16.— Armed peace prevailed here today. Yesterday's rioting and disorder was not repeated. Seven militia compa nies, numbering over 300 men, con tinued to maintain order in the mill district and the improvement in con ditions made it possible to open every mill except three. NEW FRENCH CABINET ANNOUNCES POLICY (By Associated Press.) PARIS, Jan. 16.—A ministerial dec laration setting forth the policy of the new French cabinet was read today to the chamber of deputies by Premier Poincaire. and to the senate by Min ister of Justice Briand. The first duty of the government, according to the declaration, will be that of ratifying the Franco-German accord on the sub ject of Morocco, and negotiating loyal accord with Spain. This will permit France speedily to organize her^ro tectorate over Morocco, which, is con sidered the logical climax of France's African policy. ONE HILLED AND SEVERAL INJURED JN BAD WRECK (By Associated Press.) NEW ORUJANS, Jan. 16.—An express messenger was killed, several passen gers were hurt, and a bagage car was burned, after the derailment, this of train No 1 on ts* Alabama and Vicksburg railroad-, 17 miles,west of Meridian, Miss. .--,i contest for the next democratic na tional convention was before the na tional democratic committee. Balti more won by planking down a certi fied check for $100,000 "and no ques tions asked." The pledge was also given that there was to be no increase Pref. ThoDias Stiaw of Minn. Discusses Dry Farming Questions Prof. Waldron Various Phases of AlfaUo Raising (Special to th» Tribune) FARGO, N. D., Jan. 16.—The thir teenth annual Trl-State Grain Grow ers convention opened in the opera house here this morning under most auspicious circumstances, and from all present indications will be the most successful in the history of the organization. At 10 o'clock, follow ing the invocation, President Hardy of the Commercial club welcomed the delegates to the Gateway city. The response was delivered by Prof. C. G. Selvig of Crookston, Minn. The speakers of the morning were W. R. Porter, superintendent of dem onstration farms, who spoke on "Dry Farming," and Hugh J. Hughes of Minneapolis, editor of Farm, Stock and Home, who spoke on "Co-opera tion. Afternoon Session. Prof. Thomas Shaw, in charge of the 51 demonstration stations con ducted by the Great Northern and Northern Pacific railroads in the Da kotas and Montana, addressed the con vention in the afternoon on the sub ject, "The Elements of Success in Ag- some system of^cropipr^»«on. (3) He must maintain producing power in his land. (4) He must cut down all waste to a minimum and (5) He must fol low some system that will give him employment all the year. The conditions that should deter mine in great part at least the kind of farming that should be followed are such as relate to soil, climate and markets. The crops should be given the right of way that will give the largest cash returns under the condi tions of soil, climate and markets tak en together that may be present. This means that at the present time under the conditions that exist in the Da kotas, wheat and flax should be given, the right of way among cereals. Tb.:s does not mean that other cereals should not be grown, but that when grown they should be made subserv ient to the growing of wheat and flax by feeding them to live stock and put ting the manure.resulting ,»n 'ho land. Violence should not be done to exist ing conditions. Corn though sxten sively grown should be fed mainly without husking. Clover though^very valuable where rit can be grown euc cessfuly, should not be sown exten sively op the dry lands of the western (Continued on page 8.) Baltimore tyon the Democratic Rational Convention by Exhibiting Certi fied Check for $100,000 to the Committee (By Associated Press.) hotel rates during th-a convention WASHINGTON. Jan. 16.—When the the last week in June. The national committee decided that Chairman Mack should be chairman of the sub committee on arrangements forvthe convention, and with him are asso ciated Vice Chairman P. L. Hall of Ne braska and Secretary Urey Woodson of Kentucky, and a committee of seven to be named by Mr. Mack, who AT TRI-STATE MEETINGSECURED WORKMEN Eight are Hilled and Eleven More are Seriously Injured 5 Je*inhZSe ^Lt riculture." He began by saying that fVed^mss^An^flieTsma 5 while in the abstract these elements ,fb nac th vicinity this city this morning. FIRST COUSINS FINALLY HARRY wea were many, they could usually be in- Woonsocket, S. D., and Sietse Sietsma S «Jderyfive distinct heads. S a he pa^ aTfirsTcJus These are as follows: (1) TJj ta» ^T^J^R^ere'nmZ S.SKiwS 3) He must atoit which he^labors. .(* Hemart.adopt,!tMinaeBO said that he could not make his selec tions very well until he had given them due consideration. He will an nounce them from Huffalo later on. Tihere'are be 1.074 delegates in the convention under the census appor tionment of 1910. The winning presi dential candidate under the two-thirds rule of the democratic national party must receive 716 votes. EIGHT JURORS IN THE CARBERRY CASE District Court at Hedora Grinding Out Legal Dis- OT E AL Farmer is Awarded Eight Loads of Hay Valued ot Forty Dollars DUISBURG, Germany, Jan. 16. —Eight iron workers were killed continued over the term. and two others seriously injured (Special to the Tribune) (By Associated Press.) and a special venire of ten men or LACROSSE, Wis., Jan. 16.—After dered to be summoned to report at traveling through five states in order' the convening of court this morning. M1!? AnDa,, 5?* 0 I marr in it of tn a a N a a a I a re a no a flrs aer^ HARVESTER COMPANY FILES AN APPEAL (By Associates Press.) WASHINGTON, Jan. 16—The In ternational Harvester company today fil-ed in the supreme court of the United States an apeal from the ac tion of the supreme court of Missouri in ousting it from the state under the state anti-trust laws. WILL ANNOUNCE BETROTHAL Of DAUGHTER OF EMPEROR t' (By Associated Press.). MEDORA, N. D., Jan. 16.—In the case of the state versus Louis Ferny, the defendant was arraigned yesterday and pleaded not guilty to a charge of grand larceny., and on motion of his attorney, R. M. Andrews, the case was E arraigned and S 2 E 11 not guilty to a charge of sell ing intoxicating liquors. The jury in the case of Alfred M. White versus Andrew Helgerson re turned a sealed verdict finding that the defendant was entitled to eight loads 'of hay and valued at $40 the eight loads, which the defendant was said to have cut on another piece of land and stacked with the hay re plevied by Mr. White. Eight jurors were selected in the case of the state versus Thomas Car berry, who is to be tried for murder, FIVE CHILDREN BURN TO DEATH (By Associated Press.) PRENTICE, Wis., Jan. 16.—Five children of John Deering, a farmer living two miles east of here, were burned to death last night in afire which destroyed their home. Two boy8 and three girls, ranging in age from one to twelve years, were the victims. Mrs. Deering and the old-Company est son were at the barn milking and when they came out the house was on fire and the roof falling in. INDEPENDENT REFIFERS EXCLUDED FROM HEARINGS (By Associated Press.) WASHINGTON Jan. 16—The house sugar trust "nvestigating committee 'BERLIN, Jan. 1«—The betrothal of today decided to shut off further pub Princess Victoria Louise, daughter of lie hearings except to W. L. Bass, the the emperor, to Grand Dukj Adolph San Domingo sugar grower, the Wis Frederick of Mecklenburg-S( relit* is consin beet sugar factor!**, and the expected to be announced ok the em- Hawaiian sugar plantation's. Independ p«rorrs birthday, January 27, accord- -ant' refiners protested in vain against ing to reports here. the action. LAST EDITION FIVE CENTS I AT CARRIAGE OFPREMIER Two Soldiers Were Hilled and Number of the Persons Injured Attempt ofAssassinsFollowed Long Audience With Imperialists I Dy AusocirUeo Press) PEKING. Jan. 16.— A bomb thrown at Premier Yuan Shi Kai's carriage while he was on the way from the imperial court today, killed two sol diers, and injured seventeen other persons, both civilians and soldiers. Of these, eight or ten are expected to die. Several horses belonging to the military escort, beside those at tached to Yuan's carriage were killed. The premier just had a long audi ence ^vith the princess of the Im perial clan when the would-be assas ins attempted his life. The men were captured and the public execu tioner called. With his assistants he awaits orders from the imperial au thorities for executing the assail ants. Yuan's assailants were three China men, said to be prominent revolution aries. They were standing on the sidewalk when the premier's carriage approached. When the vehicle was about 30 yards from them one of the men threw a large bomb in its direc tion but his aim was so bad the missile exploded 20 fet from the carriage. The vehicle rattled and shook from the shock of the explosion, but Yuan es caped unscathed and appeared not to be greatly perturbed. The force of the explosion was so great that many houses hundreds of yards away were shaken. DENIES STORY OF SEA FIGHT Turks Claim They Have Re ceived No Word of Red Sea Battle (By Associated Press.) CONSTANTINOPLE. Jan. 16—The minister of marine has not yet re ceived any information regarding a sea tight off Kunflda, in the Red Sea. where the Italians declare they fought and sank seven Turkish gun boats January 7. The Turkish minister of marine points out that if the story of the en counter should prove true, the only Turkish boats along the Arabian coast were small revenue cutters armed with a single small calibre gun, and quite incapable of with standing an attack by warships. OLD HOSIERY PARTLY BURNED (By Associated Press.) BOSTON. Jan. 16.—The Revere house, one of the oldest and most fa mous hotels in New England, was partly destroyed by fire early today. Quick work by the employes and firemen saved all the guests, although there were many narrow escapes. The loss will total $100,000. CONTINUEEXAMINATION OF BOOHS OF PACKERS (By Associated Press.) CHICAGO, Jan. 16.—The counsel for the government continues its ex amination of the books of Morris & during the progress of the Chicago pacSers' trial today. Doz ens of arlditiona lbooks were turned over to the representatives of the government at the beginning of the session. Shipment books showing the sales of dressed beef by Morris & Company covering the period of 190S-1910 were exhibited to the jury- GOES TO GRAND FORKS. DEVILS LAKE, Jan. 16.—E. B: Page, formerly president of the Devils Lake State bank, from which institu tion he recently retired, and one of the best known" bankers and business men in the northwest, has purchased a large block of stock in the Union National bank of Grand Porks, and at a meeting of the directors of that institution held yesterday he was elected cashier.