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THE WEATHEB WARMER WETINJOUBT ProgressivesSucceedinNom inally All the State Officials Stalwarts Have Secured Two Congressmen and Lieut. Governor r*oiiu a Question Whether Sterling or Gamble Has Senatorial Toga By Associated Pratt. SIOUX FALLS, June 6.—The result today of the contest for the senator ial nomination in South Dakota is in doubt, with victory claimed by both Thomas Sterling and 8enator Gamble. Gamble claims to have won by not less than 2,500. The Sterling men claim 9,000 over Gamble, with Richards third. The returns received show the fol lowing republicans nominated: ..Congressmen, Ebon W. Martin Present incumbent Charles H. Burke Present incumbent and C. H. Dillon. Governor, Frank M. Byrne. .. Lieutenant Governor, E L. Abel. Secretary of State, Fred Hepperle, (not conceded.) State Treasurer, A. W. Ewart, (not conceded by C. H. Pinckley, his op ponent.) Railroad Commissioner, John J. Murphy, (not conceded by his fojir opponents.) Member Republican National Com mittee, Thomas Tho^sen, present In cumbent (not conceded by J. F. Halt laday, his opponents The following were nominated with out opposition: Attorney General, Royal Johnson State Auditor, Henry B. Anderson Commissioner of School and Public Lands, F. F. Brlnk ler Superintendent of Public In struction, C. G. Lawrence. All of the -foregoing are Progres sive republicans with the exception of Congressman Martin and Burke, and E. L. Abel, who are classed as stalwart republicans. The republican nominees for mem- bers of the state Supreme Court are in doubt. Returns on the Democratic congressional and state ticket are very meager. Only one is reasonably sure of being nominated is Edward S. Johnson for Governor. SWEETHEARTS FOUND IN MISSISSIPPI Been Missiig Since Soadiy Night Wben They Went Boat Riding By Associated Press. QUINCY, 111., June C—The bodies ot Edward Doster, aged Li, and Miss Theodora Keck, aged 16, were found in the Mississippi river near Quincy to day. They were sweethearts. Sunday evening they went for a ride in a skiff and did not return. The recovery of the skiff floating near Hannibal. M5., caused a search which resulted in find ing the bodies. OIL KING WOULD OUST FARMER. Successful School Board Candidate's Election Will Be Protested. TAHRYTOWN. N. Y., June 6.—Pa pers have been, served at Albany on the state superintendent of educa tion, In an attempt to depose Irving L. Bryant, a Pecantico Hills fanner, who at the last election beat Mrs. David M. Milton. John D. Rockefel ler's candidate for second trustee. Suit has been expected, as the opin ion prevailed that Mr. Rockefeller be lieved1 his control of the school board is endangered by the success of Bry an*- ,M Wben seen last night Bryant said: "Yes, I've 'been served with papers that +ry to show that two of the vot ers Toted illegally. I know they vot ed all right, but as they work on Mr. Rockefeller's estate. I can't dispute them. "The complainants-are George Fer guson, Mr. Rockefeller's iceman, and Stauber. also employed by Rocke feller The school isn't worth it. It used to be a good school until a lot of the Rockefeller frills were intro duced. Tm against frills. That's why they are against me." CHAIRMAN CLAYTON READY FOR INQUIRY INTO BEEF TRUST WASHINGTON, June 6.—Represen tative Henry D. Clayton ot Aitatama, chairman of the judiciary committee of the house, is ready (for the investl ation into the high price of meat and the so called beet trust. The inquiry was commenced June 4 and win be continued until patekere from Chicago, Omalha, Kansas City and other town* have .been examined. This inquiry by the house is (independent of any action the department of Justice may take. MYRON KENT O IN PENThi18meetdng Serving Life Sentence in Penitentiary for Murder of His Wife Case Was Ine ofMost Noted Criminal Annals of West ern North Dakota Myron R. Kent, serving a life sen tence in the state penitentiary for murder, died Thursday morning. The remains are being held in the city pending word from friend* in Minne sota. Kent was from Mandan, but the jury in the Morton county court disa greed and the case was taken to Cass county, where he was found guilty. He was sent to the prison August 27, 1896. Kent's case was one of the most noted in the western part of the. state. His name was in reality William Wi ley Pancoast, and he was an account ant and attorney. He was accused by an accomplice of hiring the latter to kill his wife and this was the basis of the charge against him. Kent came from a promiient family in Ohio and was a college graduate. His motive for desiring the death of hi wife was never learned. GREAT FALLS HOST TO TWIN CITY MEN GREAT FALLS, Mont., June 6 Making a pilgrimage through the zone of plenty the twin city caravan of busi ness boosters came to th*s city last night and tarried for four hours while they accepted the hospitality of the Great Falls Board of Commerce and extended acqauintance and developed friendships among the leaders of mer cantile affairs in Montana. From Hel ent, Havre, Butte and a dozen other points in the state, business leaders came to have a hand in the entertain ment and welcome of the easterners. The excursionists were met at Havre by a delegation from Great Falls, who formally welcomed them to the state at that point. Dr. A. F. Longeway, president of the Board of Commerce Mayor James Walter Speer, Postmas ter E. H. Cooney, Senator James M. Burlingame, W. F. Kester, president of the Merchants' association, and half a dozen other business leaders, trav eled to Havre by special train to greet the guests. Figuratively speaking there were no doors to Great Falls, for they had been taken from the hinges and the guests were bidden to nter and njoy themselves while they stayed and to stay just as long as they dared in order to keep their schedule to Seattle. 4 THE WEATHER. NORTH DAKOTA, June 6— Fair tonight and Friday warmer, warmer Friday. Frost in low lands east portion tonight. Thirty-second Year, No. 136 BISMARCK, NORTH DAKOTA, THURSDAY, JUNE 6, 1912. National Committee Started to Settle the Numerous Contests Is Expected It Will Require Ten Days to Settle Tbese Disputes Director I'Moley Upholds Selection of Root for Ibalraian CHICAGO, June 6.—Republican Na tional committee was called to order at the Coliseum at 2:10 p. m. by act ing Chairman Rosewater of Nebraska. CHICAGO, June 6.—Although the representation is not complete, the majority of the member^ of the repub lican- national committee assembled at the Oolesium today prepared to enter the first of the ten days series of meetings which -will determine who will fill the 254 contested seats of the total of 1,078 on the floor of the con vention when it is called to order June is expected to develoo a skirmish between the Taft and Roosevelt forces which may become highly imporant in the foreshadowing line of the fight of the convention. Director Wlm. B. McKinley, of the National Taft Bureau, issued a state ment today upholding the selection of Senator Root of New York, temporary chairman of the convention. 0 ARKANSAS FOR CLARK. LITTLE ROCK, June 6.—Ar kansas democrats in the state convention, today adopted res© lutions instructing the Arkansas delegation to Baltimore to vote for Clark. TWISTED ORDERS CAUSED WRECK Third Snash Up Occurs on C. P.R. When Two Freight Trains Bump By Associated Press. WINNIPEG, Mann., June 6—Mis taken orders caused two freights to collide head on at Tappen siding, be tween Revelstoke and Kambook, B. C, yesterday, killing Engineer Jolliffe, and injuring two brakemen severely, while a tramp stealing a ride, lost his leg. The accident caused a tie up on the main line of the Canadian Pacific for three hours. RETURNED FROM MINNESOTA. William F. Harris Attended Funeral of His Brother George. William F. Harris has returned to the city from Warren, Minn., where he attended the funeral of his broth er George, who died suddenly in Su perior. Wis. George Harris spent several weeks in Bismarck about a year ago, and had a large number of friends here who sincerely mourn his oeath. After the funeral cere monies, Mr. Harris spent a few days at his home prior to lis return to the North Dakota capital. ONLY 560 FILE ON LAND. Seven Hundred Claims Still Left on Fort Berthold Reservation. MINOT. N. D., June 6.—Yesterday the last list of names up to 2,650, of those holding numbers for filing on claims on the Fort oerthold reserva tion, were called by Superintendent Frank L. Wood. No inore names will be called until Aug. 15. when holders of numbers from 2,650 to 6,000 will be given an opportunity to file. Claims on the reservation do not appear to have been particularly at tractive to number holders, or there were many who registered without any intention of filing, as out of the first 2.400 names called, only 500 have filed. This leaves alxwit 700 claims still open for filing. North Carolina led the states in the production of mica last year, with South Dakota second and New Hamp sfoire third. BVSPOUSE Telegraph OperatorWho Has Just Been Left Millions in Divorce Case Wife Claims SheWas Cruelly Treated After Her Husband Received Estate Estranged CoupleNowBefore the Divorce Courts Have Five NEW YXXRK, June 6.—i^edrick Crandell, who is said to (have received $2,000,000 from the estate of Ms uncle, the late Edwin Hawley, found himself the defendant today in & suit for sep aratdon brought by his wife, Mrs, Adelaide Crandell, charging him with abandonment, cruelty and non-support. It vsae because of Grendell's infatua tion for .Mrs. Crandell, formerly Miss MviManus, a telephone operator in the Southern (Pacific office were Crandell was also employed, that Hawley sever ed all relation with Ms nephew. With the railroad man's death, however, Crandell came in for his share df the fortune, Hawley haviing died intestate. In her complaint Mrs. Crandell re cites much of the alleged cruelty on the part of her husband took place the last lf»w months, or after he had come into affluence. They have five •children. BRYAN'S NAME WASJEERED Wilson Forces in the Lead at Minnesota Democratic Convention Outburst of Applause When Chairman Mentioned Bryan's Name By Associated Press. DULUTH, June 6.—The Wilson for ces secured the temporary chairman of Minnesota democratic state con vention at the outset today, in the person of John M. Freeman, of Oliv ia. Mr. Freeman in his speech lauded the democrats who have stood by the party through past defeats, and pre dicted better days ahead. Then he accused republicans of stealing feath ers from the democratic rooster. A mention by Freeman of the names Wilson and Clark as candidates for the presidency brought out loud cheer ing, but it was weak as compared with the outburst that greeted the name of Bryan. Harvey Grummer, of Sauk Rapids, and M. C, Bowler of Minneapolis, were chosen secretary and assistant secretary of the convention by accla mation. The convention then ad journed to 2:30. LA FOILETTE'S BAND TO NAM CHAIRMAN Wiscensii Nan'sLittle Crowd Wnld Like to Dip in Their By Associated Press. MADISON, Wis., June G—If Roose velt makes a fight on Root for the tem porary chairman of the Chicago con vention, the LaFollette delegates, num bering M, will put up a candidate of their own in opposition to him. This assurance was given today by State Treasurer Dahl, a delegate at large from Wisconsin. Who their choice for chairman would be has not been decided, but Senator Gronna of North Dakota will probably be chosen. A steering committee of four men of the Wisconsin delegation is td be named to direct the LaFol lette fight on the floor. Pflilij ©rilninc $ COPENHAGEN, June 6.—King Christian X. has quietly begun Ms redgn. and lite is proceeding as quiet ly as if there 'had been no change in the sovereign. The new ruler was born dn 1870. and he has long been prominent in Danish affairs. His wife PUBLISHER DEAD. MILAN, June 6.—Tito Ricordi. head of a music publishing house and publisher of the Works of Verdi, Beito and Puccini, died to day. Ricordi was born in 1840. EXTRA SESSION HAS STARTEDJTS GRIND Provides ior locum Tax and Electiei of Senators NEW KING OF DENMARK. WHO IS FORTY-TWO YEARS OLD, HAS A CHARMING WIFE AND TWO SONS Direct Vote By Associated Preaa ST. PAUL.. Minn., June G—The low er house of the legislature today adopted by unanimous vote a resolu tion ratifying an amendment to the fed eral constitution providing for an in come tax, and an amendment providing for the election of United States sena tors by direct popular ballot. This was the first fruit of the extra session. FAMILY JUMPED FROM Ry Associated Press. NEWTON, X. J., June 6—Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. Edgerton of Brook lyn, were burned to death, their daugh ter, Mrs. A. W. Nolls, sustained a brok en leg, and her husband was injured by jumping from the second story win dow during a fire which destroyed the Edgerton home at Budd's Lake early todav. SEEKS GRUESOME HONOR South Carolina Slayer Asks to Be First Electrocuted ANiDERiSON, S. C, June 6—Samuel X. Hyde wishes the honor of being the first man executed in an electric chair in South Carolina. He request ed this today when sentence was pass ed on ham for kilMng his wife and father-in-law. The judge granted the favor and named July as the date of the execu tion. The chair is to be installed some time this month. By Associated Press. WASHINGTON, June 6.—PresidentTaft today signed the three year homestead bill, permitting entrymen on public lands to prove their claims in three years instead of five, allowing five months ab sence from their claim each year, and reducing the acreage to be cultivated on large claims from 80 to 40 acres. The bill is designed to so liberalize the homestead laws as to check the immigration of American farmers to Canada. formerly the Princess of Mecklenhurg Schwenin, is very popular with, the Danish people. She /is devoted to her two sons.Ctown Prince Freilrick and PrinceKnud. The crown prince is Shown in the center of the picture, be tween his distinguished parents. BYOTRIKERS Police Discover a Number of Horses Badly Injured Duringjtrike Teamsters Conduct Vanda lizing Warefare in Chicago Trouble By Associated Preaa CHICAGO, 111., June G—The wild neighing and stamping of 180 horses in the barns of the Walsh Transfer Co., led to the discovery today that fifteen of the animals had been fear fully slashed and stabbed. One of the animals died, and another had to be shot to put it out of its misery. The police attribute the crime to the warfare between rival organizations of team sters. George Setinia and Michael Stopke were arrested on suspicion of doing the cutting. MONEY TRUST PROBE DELAYEDJILL FALL By Associated Press. XEW YORK. June ft—Because of lack of power to obtain necessary data, the so-called money trust investigation in its main scope will not be taken up till fall. This announcement was made today by Chairman Pujo of the investigating committee at the opening of the hcaring*in Xew York. SENATOR NIXON DEAD. WASHINGTON, June 6.—Brief funeral services for the late Sen ator George S. Nixon. Nevada, who died here last night will be held at four this afternoon. Pres ident Taft will probably attend. The body will be sent west to night. HOMESTEAD BILL SUPPORTED BY E S S AN BANNA WAS SIONED TODAY BY PRESIDENT TAFT A A A A A A LAST EDITION EIGHT PAGES FIVE CENT! PLENTYOF IN iA Four Battleships Now on Way to the Island Loaded Wilhjtorioes Last Arrivals Makes 1,500 There Now to Protect Americans Thousand Marines areEquiv alent to Five Thousand Cuban Soldiers By Associated Prwss. WASHINGTON, June 6.—Gomez has informed the United States thru American Minister Beaupre that he is forming a volunteer guard to pro tect foreign property, and asks that his recent order for Krag-Jorgenson rifles be increased from 5,000 to 10r 000, and that 2,000,000 cartridges ac company them. WASHINGTON, June 6.—With four Amorican battleships steaming to ward Guantinamo, the force of ma rines immediately available for pro tection of foreign life and property in Cuba is increased to more than V500. Altogether, the battleships Minne sota, Missouri, Mississippi and Ohio, the fourth division of the Atlantic fleet, which put out from Key West late yesterday under command of Rear-Admiral Usher, have on board nearly 800 marines. These ships should arrive at Guantanamo some time tomorrow. Crusier Prairie, which already has landed 450 under command of Colonel Yucas, has about 350 on board. The four battleships of the third division of the Atlantic fleet are still at Key Westv with Rear Admiral Osterhaus on the flagship Washington, have nearly 1,000 more marines, which could be moved to Cuba in little more than a day if the situation should demand. Roughly, this places the number of marines, immediately available, at about 1,500, and the reserve force at Key West at 1,000. The combined forces of the blue jackets on all ships which, however, would only be landed in the most pressing emergency, eas ily would swell the total American force available to more than 3,500 men. It is estimated 1,000 marines are fully equivalent to five times that number of regular Cuban soldiers. YOUTH IS CONVICTED OF VICIOUS MURDER Shoots Victim aid Then Crashed Bis Skull By Associated Press. FOND DU LAC, Wis., June 6—Rob ert Prill, of Ripon, aged 19, was to day convicted of murder in the first degree for killing Edward Schmidt, of Fond du Lac. The crime was com mitted near Greenland February 6th, and the testimony showed that Prill snot twice, and then crushed his vic tim's skull with the gun stock. TO START CHILD BUREAU WORK Miss Lathrop Goes to Washington to Confer on Duties WASHINGTON, June 6.—Miss Julia Lathrup of Chicago, who was recently appointed by President Taft as head ctf the children's bureau in the depart ment of commerce and labor and who will bear the distinction of being the highest salaried woman official in the government service, will be In Wash ington tomorrow to confer with secre tary preparatory to assuming her posi tion. Miss Lathrop will receive a salary of $5,000 a year. She will have under her supervision about fifteen clerks and special agents. Mi«s Lathrop's bureau wfill be loca ted in Washington and operated from this city. Quarters will have to be obtained in some other building than that now occpied by Secretary Nagel and M6 department, as there is no available space left. 'For the maintenance of the chil dren's bureau congress iwill appropri ate $28,000 annually.