MEN GET FULL WAGE
Government, State or Private
Oontriubtions Not to Affect
Kan—No Deductions to be
Made by Studebaker from Full
The policy of the Studebaker cor
poratiqn to place all employes enlist
ed (or service in Mexico on full pay
until jec. 31, will not be altered by
any government, state or private sub
scription plans for the relief of sol
diers' families, according to announce
ment made by J. G. Heaslet, vice«
president of the Studebaker corpora
tion, in charge of engineering and
"Since we sent the personal letters
to all our men who have enlisted, ad
vising them that we had arranged to
place them on full pay, I noticed that
some companies have decided to de
duct any amount the families may re
ceive from government, state and pri
vate sources," said Mr. Heaslet.
"Wie will go through with our orig
inal plan. In other words, regardless
of what the families of any of our
employes receive from other sources,
we shall make no deductions from
the full pay which we have promised
"As a matter of fact, I do not ex
pect a single family dependent upon
our employes who have enlisted will
need outside assistance-"
Following is the letter distributed
by the Studebaker corporation among
its employes who as members of the
National guard were called to duty:
"As an expression of its apprecia
tion of the patriotism which has
prompted you to enlist in the service
of your country, the Studebaker cor
poration has arranged to place you on
full pay until December 31, 1916.
"The Equitable Life Assurance so
ciety has agreed to continue in force
the life insurance policy which you
now hold under our insurance plan.
"Kindly advise from time to time
where you desire to have the amount
of your ipay sent, and if to any one
other than yourself, kindly sign at
tached order giving full name and ad
dress, which will be our authority to
deliver such pay."
The order affects 42 men at the De
troit factories of the Studebaker cor
poration. Similar orders were sent
to employes.at the South Bend, Ind.,
HELLO HIS EVEN
ME 10 MIND W
(Continued from Page One)
a banquet at the McKenzie. Last
evening, through the courtesy of Bis
marck automobile dealers and own
ers, the 40 delegates were treated to
a pleasant ride to the fort, where
short time was spent in inspecting
the First Regiment, North Dakar*
National Guard. The evening was
rounded out by a theatre party.
Yesterday's session opened with a»
address of welcome by F. L. Shuman
of Bishiarck, district manager for the
North Dakota Independent Telephone
Paul .Bunce, district traffic chief for
the iNorthwestern Telephone com
pany, at Fargo, responded on behalf
of the visitors and took the chair.
iMiss (Nora Conway, chief operator at
Grand Forks, followed with an inter
esting paper on "Getting Operators
Mas Hazel Duncan, assistant traffic
chief for the Northern Telephone
company at Minot, discussed "Train
ing Operators," bringing out a num
ber of very valuable points, and Miss
Gertrude Ringheim, chief operator for
the Korth Dakota Independent Tele
phone company at Bismarck, spoke on
"Improving Toll Service."
(Miss Ringheim's paper would have
Interested and enlightened every sub
scriber who has occasion to call
"lone distance." She pointed out that
the toll operator is hut a third party
ito iperfetct telephone service. The
first Is the party calling the second
the party called. Only through com
plete co-operation upon the part of
all three c^n ideal service be obtain
edf. The man who puts' in a call
iantf hustles out for a shave, while
the party at the other end of the line
grows desperate and expresses his
opialen of tM telephone service from
Alexander Graham Bell down to the
particular operator who must listen to
hi* tirade the man who doesn't know
who or where or what he is calling,
but expects service just the same
ell Of the problems which confront
the toil operator and the company
in their effort to serve the public—
UNFIT BY TR.
pMff Waste Another Day.
I !Wken you are worried by backache
By lameness and urinary disorders
Don't experiment with an untried
ffcllo* Sismarck people's example.
Use Dpan's Kidney- Pills.
I Herafc Bismarck testimony,
Verify it if yon wish
1. A, Montgomery, 719 Seventh St.,
sajrs: 1 suffered for a
from a bad attack of kid
(rotible. Doan's Kidney. Pills
Just what needed. They
Btnjptthfjned my kidneys and bade
aaft regnteted the kidney action.
h4raft had any kidney trouble since.
ttte, at aU dealers. Don't
for a kidney remedy—-get
KJ&yej PUls—the same that
taitssmeiT bad. ftoster-Mil- jboarding department,
BaHtafcV N. T.
were interestingly and good-naturedly
enumerated and dissected. The paper
was followed by a beneficial discus
sion, in which all joined.
'Minding the Baby.
"Minding the baby" for some busy
club woman is only one of the many
features of the day's work in the gid
dy whirl of an operator's gay exist
ence, according to Miss Ethel Fred
erick, who in the course of her paper
on "Secrecy of Telephone Service"
told of the many ex parte duties
which a hello girl is expected to per
"Hello! Central? This is Mrs.
E'lank—I'm going to leave the receiv
er down—baby's asleep—if he wakes
up and cries will you call me at No.
so and so?"
That actually happened, says Miss
Frederick, and it is not a great deal
worse than being called upon for the
score of the baseball games the
number of yards of silk required for
a 44 waist or whether No. 2, when
it is four hours late, will get in on
time to connect with the Limited.
This is service not offered in the con
tract, but for which operators are
called upon daily, and if they are not
ready to respond criticism is forth
Courtesy Is Necessary.
In spite of all these trials, courtesy
is an absolute necessity. This fact
was brought out by Miss Pearl Tyr
rell, chief operator at Jamestown, in
a paper on "The Necessity of Cour
tesy." And she pointed out that
courtesy is becoming more general at
both ends of the line, and that the
public is being educated up to an ap
preciation of the hello girl and her
Today's program will open with a
"Question Box," conducted by C. H.
Core, general manager of the North
ern Telephone company at Minot. F.
L. Shuman will read a paper on "Co
operation Between the Public and the
Telephone company Miss Mae Tyr
rell, chief operator at Fargo, will dis
cuss "Welfare Work," telling how
the companies in big cities look after
their employes, both during and be
fore and after working hours. A. S.
Kelley, general traffic superintendent
for the northwestern group of Bell
telephone companies, with offices at
Omaha, will deliver the address of the
In the afternoon Vance Oathout,
traffic superintendent for the North
western Telephone company at Min
neapolis, will talk, and O. H. Core of
(Minot will read a paper on "Circuit
Efficiency." J. P. Smith, manager at
Beach, will bring the business ses
sion to a close, and everyone will ad
journ to the McKenzie for eats.
Proving Excellent School.
The convention is proving an excel
lent school for all who are in attend
ance. The papers have been careful
ly thought out and well prepared, and
everyone has elicited discussion,
which has brought out many helpful
points. The convention to date has
been a complete success, and all of
the visitors profess complete satis
faction with the Bismarck brand of
GENERAL BLISS WILL
Continued from page i.
ginning of the exodus of a large num
ber of American mining men today.
RAILROAD AGAIN SHIPS
SUPPLIES TO U. S. SOLDIERS
El Paso, Texas, July 11.—The Mex
ico-Northwestern railroad again has
been opened for the shipment of sup
plies to American troops in Mexico.
This action follows the lifting of the
embargo on food and other exporta
tion to Mexico.
Mandan, July 11.—Bouck White,
pastor of the Church of the Social
Revolution, was the chief attraction
at the Mandan Chautauqua.
Sarah Mildred Wilmer, without
doubt the mos* talented reader on
the Chautauqua platform, comes to
morrow and will appear at both after
noon and evening entertainments.
Miss Wilmer who was here two years
ago, more than delighted the audi
ences and the requests to have her
come to Mandan again have been re
peated over and over again. Her
rendition of the "Sign of the Cross"
was without question the most touch
ing, the most dramatic reading ver
heard in this city.
The Deitrics, entertainers, like the
Weeks company, have a style and
show all their own. In addition they
give tomorrow evening an entertain
ment in magic that is something dif
ferent than that usually put on.
Tomorrow afternoon will be
held the big band contest. Bands
from New Salem, Beulah and Elgin
will be here to compete and possibly
from other points in the Slope coun
try. The Mandan band will assist in
the work of making this a great day,
and not only should a big crowd from
Mandan be one the grounds, but it is
expected that hundreds from out of
the city will be here.
BOARD OF REGENTS POSTPONE
ACTION ON BOARD QUESTIONS
Fargo, July 11.—The board of re
gents, which held a special session
at the state agricultural college, took
no action on problems that were pre
sented, except to formally place un
der way new regulating department
by which all matters not strictly re
lating to educational work are center
ed in anew branch.
The regents gave special attention
to the question of changes in the
but will take
•f w& Xt-Sft. «i
It remained for a couple of young
college men, who had very little cap
ital, but lots of ambition, to 'success
fully market peppermint candy.
Their activities were based on the
theory that peppermint aids diges
tion, is nourishing and healthful.
They also claimec that it is a real
lLI-j-saver, but this was no doubt
based somewhat upon their own
In any event these two young men
Efforts to Recover Body of John
Fargo, iN. D., July 11.—Slowly ris
ing tonight, the flood waters of the
Red river passed the 27.6 foot level
to three feet under the mark attained
in the early spring flood, and with
continued rise, damage was extended
over a wider area.
The water this afternoon flooded
the basement of St. John's Sisters
Home, causing heavy damage. Fire
engines have worked continuously to
prevent flooding of two buildings, but
they were unable to overcome the in
flux of water.
Reports from points on the various
tributaries that are sending a tre
mendous flow of water into the Red
river indicate that they are without
exception going down, and receding
water here is likely, very early.
Searchers were unsuccessful today
in grappling for the body of John
George, drowned while swimming in
the iFargo college athletic stadium,
now eight feet under water.
To prevent further fatalities the po
lice established regulations over bath
ing in flooded area.
LATEST RETURNS ON
The latest returns in the primary
election are as follows:
Governor—Frazier, 38,245 Eurdick,
22,912 Fraine, 9,265 Smith,. 2,958
Frazier's majority, 2,752.
Lieutenant Governor—Kraabel, 45,
179* Sorlie, 21,014.
Secretary of State—Hall, 53,922
State Auditor—Kositziky, 37,412
Attorney General—Langer, 42,250
36,463 Taylor, 27,637.
Commissioner of Immigration—Ha
gen, 39,517 Flint, 23,885.
34,326 Anderson, 24,-905 Bleick, 33,
938 Johnson, £8,90-3 Mann, 26,185
For Justice of the Supreme Court,
with six nominated, the following are
the totals: Robinson, 33,425 Bird
zell, 32.569 Grace, 29,792 Burke, 27,
829 Fisk, 27,818 Spalding, 21,378
Goss, 20,354 Adamson, 11,390.
and Farm Finance
Fargo, N. D., July »11.—The board
of regents of North Dakota has auth
orized investigations of markets and
farm finance at the 'North Dakota ex
periment station, in co-operation with
the United States department of agri
culture. The investigations will be
carried on by Dr. J. E- Boyle, former
ly of the University of North Dakota,
under the direction of Thomas Coop
er, director of the experiment station.
Studies will be made of legislation
which has provided the best basis for
co-operation and the forms of co-oper
ative organization wheh have most ef
I fectively served the community. The
BISMARCK DAILY TRIBUK*
"MEN OF PEP*
Colonel Roosevelt and Biily Sunday, the Living Life Savert
The enthronement of peppermint
in the kingdom of sweets is pointed
out by the candy manufacturers as
proof positive that men of "pep" find
peppermint beneficial to the human
Peppermint has become a real com
modity. It has even been asserted in
its interests that it ought to be in a
tariff schedule or have other respect
ful recognition by Uncle Sam. Pep
permint is no longer a weed in tne
back yard—indeed, if you please, it
has become a great crop. Pepper
mint candy as put up in sanitary in
dividual packages, is quite unlike the
bulky drops that were found in the
show cases when men of a generation
ago kept the grocery, or safeguarded
the' fortunes of the store on the
proceeded to. produce, proof that men
of "pep" require and yearn for pep
permint. Colony Boosevelt. and
"Billy" Sunday, -were found to be
frequent nibblers of. the dainty
morsel. These men met at Kansas
City .recently. and their joint admir
ers declared that they represented
more of the virile spirit of American
ism than any two men in the country,
for millions regard the former Presi
dent and the world's greatest evan
gelist as the greatest living life
savers, in their respective specialties
of natriotism and salvation.
One day a salesman put up his
stand at Trenton opposite the taber
nacle in which Billy Sunday was
holding his meetings. He boldly pro
claimed that he, instead of Sunday,
was the great and holy dispenser of
life savers. The Evangelist came out
to see what was going on, r.nd tasted
of the mint, and then he became a
rogufar devotee of the sweet.* In a
few days everyone in Trenton was
eating peppermint, and the returns
showed that the combination life
savers of Trenton were making an
unheard of record, which might nave
been due to the additional "pep" sup
plied Billy Sunday by the confection
results will be published and made
available to the people of the state.
Attention will also be given to the
matter of farm finance, rural credits,
and such other features of rural eco
nomics as preperly come within the
range of the office. Particular atten
tion will be given to those features of
organization which may be brought
about by proposed federal rural cred
MINE STRIKE IS
Hibbing, Minn., July 11.—This was
the quietest day here since the mine
strike began. Not a single case of
picketing was reported to police head
quarters, and even at the 'Finnish I.
W. W. hall no great crowds assem
bled. The meetings which were held
here were open only to men carrying
I. W. W. red cards, v1
The mines daily are increasing
their forces and today it was gen
erally conceded here that the strike
in this district practically is over.
WITH PARTY LEADERS
Bridgehampton, N. Y., July 11.'—
Charles E. (Hughes will go to New
York tomorrow morning fpr a series
of important conferences with party
leaders. The time and place of hold
ing the notification ceremony, the
speech of acceptance, the contemplat
ed trip to the Pacific coast, and the
nominee's idea in general as to the
campaign, will be discussed. An
early meeting with the newly appoint
ed campaign committee will also be
Mr. Hughes expects to see Senator
Warren G. Harding, chairman of the
notification committee, within a few
days, possibly tomorrow, to fix defin
itely the plan for the notification cer
emony, tentatively set for, July 31.
The ceremony will take place in New
IN JAMES RIVER AT
JAMESTOWN SHIP BODY
Jamestown, N. D., July 11.—The
body of S. E. Esterbrook, who was
drowned in the James river, was ship
ped to his former home in Minne
apolis. His widowed mother was no
tified of the affair by telegraph short
ly after the occurence and Superin
tendent Moon, foreman of the crew in
stalling the new switchboard at the
telephone headquarters, accompanied
the body home.
It is reported that Esterbrook's
father died several years ago, and
that his mother, an aged woman dfd
not entirely favor the idea of her son
leading home to come with the crew.
Esterbrook was the only child.
F. L. SHERMAN WILL
MOVE TO GLASCOW SOON
Minot, N. D., July 11.—P. L. Sher
man, a prominent and popular busi
ness man of this city, will leave Minot
aboat September 1 for Glascow, 'Mon
tana, where he will become manager
of a large flour mill which is being
erected at that city by the Minot
Flour Mill Company of this city. He
will be accompanied by Fred Mills,
who will assume the duties of expert
miller at the new milL
"j ,i"irf jf ,«n
MORE GO TO THE
MOVIES THAN CHURCH
Nickel and Romance Capture
Crowds, Chicago Woman Tells
Chicago, July 11.—-More people in
Chicago go to motion pictures than
attend churches, according to Mrs.
Harriet S. Thompson, former presi
dent of the Chicago Political Equal
ity league, in a report to the dele
gates of the sixth annual convention
of the Motion Picture Exhibitors'
League of America, at their business
cf-sion here today.
Mis. Thompson declared her state
ment was based on actual statistics.
The delegates participated in oien
debate to determine wny people go
to motion picture theatres when the
thermometer registers 90 degrees in
the open air.
"It's the nickel, coupled with the
romantic temperament of the people
of today," replied Harry L. Reichen
bach of 'New York, in the answer
which was agreed to by all.
Hebron, N. D., July 11.—In the
thunderstorm last Friday night a bolt
Of lightning struck the Hartman home
4 mile southwest of Hebron. The
house was slightly damaged and Mrs.
Hartman was somewhat stunned, but
no serious harm was done. During
the same storm Peter Ding's resi
dence in the northwest part of towil
was struck, also, and damaged to
some extent. Two or three cattle 4n
L. Hoerauf's pasture, a few miles
east of town, were killed by light
HWETY IN THE SUM
Ninety in the shade weather in
stead of throwing a damper on tennis
seems to have stimulated interest in
the sport. Most of the courts are oc
cupied day and night.
The First Baptist Church Tennis
association is holding its first July or
hot weather tournament, chompion
ships for both doubles and singles le
ing played- for.
Youth fell before age and exper
ience Monday evening in the first
round of the doubles, when Woodruff
and Parsons captured two straight
sets, 6-2 6-&, from Howard Watkins
and Paul Register.
Harrisburg, Pa., July 11.—Members
of the Washington Party atate com
mittee, the official organization of the
Progressive Party' in Pennsylvania,
delegates to the Chicago convention
of the Progressives, and their alter
nates, decided today, after three
hours of debating, which at times be
came personal, not to organize the
state committee. Charles E. Hughes
was endorsed for president, and the
course of Theodore Roosevelt in de
clining the Progressive nomination
"for the good of the nation" was ap
(After adjournment of the confer
ence, those present empowered Gif
ford Pinchot to name a committee to
form the Pennsylvaniax league. The
discussion was so animated that
nothing was done regarding the
Washington Party state'ticket, which
will stand unless its members with
MILLION DOLLAR PACKING
PLANT FOR.NORTH DAKOTA
Fargo, July il.—'A million dollars
will be required to successfully pro
mote the proposed packing plant of
the American Society of Equity, such
decision being made by the special
committee of the society, which met
in Fargo this morning tor a brief sesr
Decision on the question of loca
tion was not made tdday, however,
Film Dramatization of the World-Famous Grand Opera, as Adapted by Ambrose Thomas,
From Goethe's Masterpiece, William Meister.
action being postponed till July 21,
such step, being taken because of the
fact that P. M. Casey of Lisbon, mem
ber of the- committee, was called
home by illness in his family.
Bismarck, Mandan, Grand Forks,
Wahpeton and Minot are all strong
bidders for the plant.
200 WOMEN ORGANIZE
At ail enthusiastic meeting of over
2-00 women and a few men, the North
Dakota branch of the Congressional
Union For Woman Suffrage was for
mally launched Friday in Fargo.
The officers are: State chairman,
Mrs. Elizabeth Darrow O'Neil, Far
go vice chairmen, Miss Minnie Xeil
son, Valley City Mrs. R. M. Pollock,
Fargo Mrs. J. A. VanFleet, Minot
Mrs. A. J. Gronna, Lakota secretary,
Mrs. H. L. Bolley, Fargo treasurer,
Mrs. Emma Irwin Poppler, Grand
Forks executive board, Mrs. C. H.
Buttz, Devils Lake, chairman of First
Congressional district Mrs. E. O.
Dickinson, Minot, chairman of Second
congressional district Dr. Alice Con
ner Hunter, Dickinson, chairman of
Third congressional district Mrs. S.
L. Sheldon, Mrs. iMary Darrow Weibl,e
and Mrs. A. F. Colwell, Fargo.
Mrs. Gilbert W. Haggart, Mrs.-Ella
F. Pierce and Mrs. S. L. Sheldon act-
'ed on the nominating committee.
Over $200 Subscribed.
In just a few minutes over $200 was
With even a larger attendance than
was expected, the doors were thrown
open' at 2 o'clock. The crowd com
fortably filled the large room. Covers
,* «'«-•»$ Jr£kvi'l
It is composed of wax and oils so combined
preserve the leather.
FOR HOME, GRIP Oft
WEDNESDAY, JULY 12, 1916,
is more than Shoe Polish
5c & 10c
were placed at a number of long ta
bles, each bearing vases of wild flow
ers and trailing greenery, while suf
frage flags and banners were conspic
Mrs. Charles F. Amidon acted as
temporary' chairman. ^Before intro
ducing the first speaker," she eulogized
the late Mrs. E. M. Darrow, pioneer
worker for suffrage in North Dakota
telling of the lasting influence of her
Out of Town Suffragists.
Among the out of town women who
registered at the luncheon were Miss
Aldyth Ward of Bismarck,. Mrs. L. U.
Lathrop, Hope Miss Belle Hodgson,
and Miss Edith Colwell, Gardner
Mrs. W. E. Kelsey and Mrs. Gr^ih^m
Munch, Crookston, Minn. Mrs. E, C„.
Haly, Forman Mrs. C. D. .Radford
and Miss Radford, Denver, Colo.
Mrs. H. L. Gage, Duluth..
The next state to be organized by
iMiss Hill and Miss Pierce
MANDAN TO BE
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The handiest, most efficient shoe shining set you
can buy at any price.
Sold at a nominal cost to
Safety and Service
are the foundation stones of the success of this
They are qualities which YOUR bank should
possess and we cordially place our complete facili
ties at your disposal.
Our capital and earned surplus of $200,000,
federal supervision and conservative management
afford unquestioned protection ror runus, and we
extend to every individual depositor service which
meets his individual needs.
Small as well as large accounts invited.
the home set
Illinois. Miss Hill leaves Sunday
night to speak at a Women's Welfare
League luncheon at St. Paul, to plan
how Minnesota can co-operate with
Illinois in forming a Woman's party
St. Paul, Minn., July 11.—"Mandan,,
is to eventually become division head-j ..
quarters of the Northern Pacific Rail
road company, which at present main
tains division headquarters at Glen-i
This is the positive statement made ,'
today by railroad officials, who said'
further, "While Glendive is- retained
as «a division point, Mandan will also
become a division headquarters if the.
presient growth of the business there,:
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