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iMWSMMWiSWaw*^^ THE WEAT/iEJ? FAIR. DAKOTA NOT HEAR COL ROOSEVELT lemorial Address at Gettys burg Will Keep Him in tne East irougb Soutb Dakota Press He Makes as Appeal to the Voters Ex-President Wants the Farmer and Wage Worker Protected SIOUX FALLS, S- D., May 28 I lne Sioux i-alls Press today prints a telegram from Roosevelt, advising flat he cannot come to South Dakota on account of his Memorial day |»peech at Gettysburg, Pa., but makes fan appeal to the people, which in part is as follows: "There has never in our history been a cleaner lineup than this be tween people and the bosses. We are fighting for fundamental principles of American citizenship. I only went into the light when it became evi dent that unless I did so, there was Jjlhot the slightest chance to nominate 'any progressive candidate at Chica- "Events have made it certain that at Chicago, either I will be nominat ed, or else a reactionary will be nom inated. Any progressive who casts bis vote for any other candidate is merely giving aid and comfort to the reactionary. Any such vote is equiv a to half a vote for Taft. "Every boss in the country is against us. But a great majority of the rank and file of the people are t»with us, for this is their fight. 1 "We are fighting for their right to Slrule themselves The combination of crooked politics and crooked busi ness which we are fighting is best typ ified by Mr. Lorimer. "We believe that the government should control in a thorough-going (Continued on page 8.N O TOIEXAS FROM I Regiment From Philippines Will Go to Texas Instead of Regular Posts ^___ By Associated Press WASHINGTON, May 28.—Another regiment, the Second cavalry, is now returning from the Philippines to be 6ent to iFort Bliss, Tex., though lit is declared no warlike significance at taches to the order. The regiment to due at San (Fran cisco, June 15, and originally was destined for Fort Meade, S. D., and fort Sneffimg, Minn. KiMtpnawwi^wftKiawBBMHH^^ JUDGE GANTT DEAD JEFFERSON CITY, May 28.— fr Ponner Supreme Court Justice John B. Gantt died today of liver trouble, aged 67 Gantt was on the supreme benca 20 years. IS RELEASED Prominent Real Estate Dealer dot of Pen After Short Sentence By Associated Press. JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., May 28.— M. Dwight Fortner, a St. Louis real estate operator convicted of forgery in 1910 and sentenced to two years imprisonment, was released from the state penitentiary today after serving eighteen monfTSS: Fortner was con victed' of forging a deed of trust on an apartment building, for $12,000. When it became apparent he was to be arrested, he fled and after a chase that led from Panama td Europe ho was finally captured in Paris. DELEGATES AREJNVITEDTROOPS Roosevelt Wants His Illinois Delegates To Go To Oyster Ray By Associated Press. CHICAGO, May 28.—An invitation from the Roosevelt (headquarters has been sent through Medill MoCormick to each at the Illinois delegates in •structed for the colonel for president, to visit Oyster Bay next Saturday and discuss the situation with Roosevelt. The object is said to be a plan for securing control of the Chicago con vention. CARGO OF COFFEE WILL NOT BE HELD NEW YORK, May 28.—Judge La Combe this morning fued the decision of the Federal circuit judges deny ing the motion for an injunction to restrain the alleged Brazilian coffee valorization combine from parting with 950,000,000 bags of coffee inthe warehouses of the New York dock company in Brooklyn. WILBUR WRIGHT SLOWLY SINKING By Associated Press. DAYTON, May 28— Wilbur Wright, the premier in the science of aerial navigation, is slowly sinking at his home on Hawthorne street, this city* and his physicians say he cannot live longer than a few hours. All hopes have been abandoned by members of the family. Thirty-second Year, No. 128 BISMARCK, NORTH DAKOTA, TUESDAY, MAY 28, 1912. mam Wilson and Clark Have Close Struggle for Twin City Delegates Minneapolis for Wilson While St. Paul is Still By Associated Press. Close Contest. ST. PAUL, May 28.—The Wilson and Clark forces in Ramsey county are lined up for a bitter contest at the democratic caucuses to be held this afternoon and evening. Both sides are claiming a victory for the county convention to be held Wed nesday. Hennepin for Wilson. MINNEAPOLIS, Ma/ 28.—Wilson undoubtedly has carried Hennepin county by a comfortable majority ov er Clark, tor control of the conven tion which Wednesday will select delegates to the state convention. Not before today, following caucuses yesterday, were sufficient returns in to make an accurate estimate. MAY ENTER CUBA American Interests Will Be Protected if It Becomes Necessary By Associated Press. WASHINGTON, May 28.—The United States is prepared to send ma rines and blue jackets into the (in terior of Cuba for the protection of American and foreign interests where necessary, and where no Cuban forces* are available for that purpose, even though Gomez should object to such a course. It is emphatically held at the state department that American marines and navy officers are expected to take such measures as become necessary to protect American and foreign plan tations. No foreign government has as yet communicated with tihe United States on the subject of protection of itsi interest*, and it is understood the government maintans this action un necessary. ROCKEFELLER TAKES THE WITNESS STAND By Assoctated NEW YOfRK, May 28.-^John D. Rockefeller, organizer and former president of the Standard Oil com pany, took tihe (Witness stand here this afternoon in a suit in wbrtch the Standard interests seek to obtain con trol of the WatemPderee Oil com pany. W.lt.iMKtsti'J'SSJ RooseVelt and 7aft Closing the Campaign in the State of Neto Jersey PRAIRIE IN RORT tCAIMAiNEKlA, Cubat May 28.— United States navaj transport Prairie arrived here today, bring ing 776 men of the marine corps. Says He Will Recover in Time to Nominate Roosevelt at Chicago By Associated Press. NEW YORK, May 28.—Physicians attending Comptroller Pendergast, who hag been ill with acute indiges tion, noted a marked improvement in his condition today, and in a day or so he will be removed to his country 1iome at Lakeville Conn. Pender gast says he expects to be able to keep his promise to Roosevelt and make his nominating speech at Chi cago. Srilmnc. VERDICT DREW GOOD INTEREST Settlement Finally Made in Sioux Falls Breech of Promise Suit By Associated Press. SIOUX FALLS, May 28.—On a judgment for $25,000 rendered, in the United States court of appeals Miss Ella Bay of Menominee, Mich., today received* a check for $25828.52, which includes interest since the verdict was returned in her favor in the fall of 1910 in a suit against John S. San born, of PuKwana, S, D., for a breach of promise. The case was bitterly fought for four years and finally car ried to the United States Court of Appeals. THE WEATHER. NORTH DAKOTA, May 28.— Generally fair tonight and Wed- nesday, cooler Southeast portion tonight. $ «3 8 CAPT. SMITH WHO 18 BLAMED FOR TITANIC DISASTER. WIRE FOUND Capital City Chief of Police Arrests Man With Govern ment Wire Copper Cable Came From Willislon Government Re clamation Bureau United States Attorney En gerud Will Hold Man to Federal Court William Murray was arrested on suspicion by Chief of Police McDon ald and a warrant will be sworn out this afternoon by United States dis trict attorney Edward Engerud of Fargo, who is in this city, charging Murray with grand larceny, in con nection with the theft of 1000 pounds of government high potential copper cable from the reclamation bureau at Williston. Murray, with a companion, arrived in the city Monday afternoon having paddled down stream in a boat. Mur ray went to the Bismarck foundry and attempted to dispose of copper wire. He had been noticed by Chief McDonald and Section Director Rob erts of the weather bureau. Mr. Rob erts recognized the wire as the kind used only by the government, and re called that there were twenty miles of line of this wire between the re clamation projects at Williston and Buford. He also recalled that a large quantity of this wire had been stolen some months ago, and Chief McDon ald arrested Murray on suspicion. Director Roberts sent the following telegram Monday evening: Irrigation Manager, Reclamation Service, Williston, N. D. Did you lose lt^J pounds of three strand copper cable? Have suspect under arrest. Tried to dispose of same. Came down riv er in boat. Wire instructions. Tuesday morning Mr. Roberts re ceived a reply as follows: Your telegram this date. Wire is government property. Hold suspect. Notifying United States marshal to take charge of case. Hill. Reclamation Service. The wire was cut into lengths of about 75 feet, and the value of the entire amount is about $125. It is be lieved that there are others impli cated in the robbery, although Mur ray maintains that he was alone. FREIGHT HANDLERS ARE ON A STRIKE By Associated Pr*a». ST. PAUL, Minn., 'May 28.—Five hundred freight la.idlers and clerks quit work here at noon today in re sponse to circular order issued yes terday by James Kelly, vice president of the Internationa! Freight Handlers union. Li45T EDITION EIGHT PAGES FIVE CENTS TAFT STILL NEWJFRSEY Nearly Half Million Voters Will Express Preference for President Outcome is Doubtful as the State is Hard One to Understand Both Taft and Roosevelt Managers are Claiming Sweeping Pluralities NEWARK, May 28.—The voting be gan with a rush when the polls open ed here at 1 o'clock today for the pri mary election, interest being proba bly stronger here than any other part of the state. Fine weather prevails over the state, which is expected to bring out a heavy vote in the cities, and a light one in the agricultural districts. NEWARK, May 28.—More than half a million voters in New Jersey today have the opportunity to influ ence the selection of presidential can didates next month at Chicago and Baltimore. Roosevelt went to his home at Oys ter Bay last night to stay there un til after the republican convention, except for a trip to Gettysburg, Pa., Thursday for a Memorial day address. Taft, however, set out from Atlantic City this morning to make his last appeal to the voters. He will make the last speech of his New Jersey campaign at Glassboro. New Jersey of late years has been a hard state for political prophets to understand. A large part of the vot ing population is employed outside of the state in New York and Philadel phia. Of the remainder, large num bers are factory workers and farm ers. How these elements will vote today is difficult to foretell. Both the Taft and Roosevelt man agers predict sweeping pluralities for their respective candidates, and La Follette's frends declare he will make a good showing. Superb summer weather prevailed thr6ughout the state during the forenoon. The voting hours, from 1 p. m. to 9 p. m., were set for the special con venience of the commuter of popula tion, and the heaviest vote is expect ed durng the last three hours the polls are open. Opponents of Wilson are confident of electing the "unin structed" delegates in this city. Twenty-eight delegates will be chosen today, four at large and two from each of the twelve congressional dig* tricts. In addition the ballots will have a place for the direct presiden tial vote. DISEASE FIGHT WILLJE DELAYED Minnesota Board of Health Will Defer Action in Epi demic Among Indians ST. PAUL, .May 28.—The Minne sota state board of health will not con cern itself w/iith trachoma wh'io.i pre vails1 among the Indlians on the White Ecarh reservation in this state. This has been definitely decided in the following report made by Dr. Taliaferro Clark to the executive com mittee of state boards. Clark is an expert sent ou: by the government to co-operate with the state officials, and who just completed an investigation' of trachoma in this state, aot only among the Indians, but in the public schools. The board, however, accord ing to Dr. Rrachen and members of the committee, will begin a campaign to stamp out the disease in the schools on the fron ranges in the northern part of the state, early next fall APPROACHING 0R0ZC0 WITH A COMPROMISE By Associated Press. CHIHUAHUA, May 28.—Unofficial advices have been received at Oroz co's headquarters that an emissary representing the controling block of the Mexican congress is on its way here to propose to Orozco that if he will recognize congress the majority of that body will in return remove «*ent Madero from power.