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The Weather 8H0WER8 Man Wanders Into Minnesota Town Who Answers Descrip tion of Escaped Criminal OFFICERS POSITIVE HE IS THE MAN SOUGHT Derelict Is Placed Under Arrest Refuses To Answer All Questions Blackduck, Minn., Sept. 26.—Travel stained, and showing signs of long exposure, a man, who refuses to give his name, arrived in this city today with a rural mail driver, and, accord ing to deputy sheriff, Frank Carson, who placed the man under arrest, he answers the description of the assail ant of Olga Dahl, Round Lake school teacher, in every particular. The man has refused to give his name and will give no information regarding himself except to say he walked nearly all the way from Cass Lake. When asked regarding his whereabouts during the past week, he said the greater part of the time was spent in the journey thru the woods. Deputy Sheriff Frank Carson is positive the man he has under arrest is the one for which the posse of more than 200 men, under Sheriff Charles Gunderson, of Itaska county, have been searching for thru the woods and swamps in the vicinity of Round Lake, where a week ago Misa Olga Dahl was found tied to a tree, where .she. had 4w$n assaulted, shot twice in the face, and left tied to a tree, until found 24 hours later by persons who went to search for her. The only detail of the description given by the. wounded girl, which is not fulfilled by the man under arrest here, is his shoes. According to Miss Dahl's statement, the man, who as saulted and shot her, wore buttoned shoes. The stfan under arrest is wear ing laced shoes, which are much too large for him. OF SOLDO IS F: Unidentified Trooper Discovered Dead Near El Valle Commo tion- Among. Expedition El Pasq,(f)Texas, Sept.- 26.—An uni dentified American soldier's body was found near El Valle yesterday, ac cording to a report brought here from the punitfte camp in Mexico. It is believed the body is one of the party of the Fifth United States Cavalry that took part In the brawl at El Valle last Friday night, and who was missing when the troops reached the field base at El Valle, following an encounter 'between Carranza Soldiers and the Xniert&ni -ttbopers, during which a Carranza sargeant is said to have been killed. The finding of the American's body is said to have cast a deep gloom over the camp of the punitive expedition, following the celebration of General John J. Pershing's promotion to Ma jor General. HIE WES BUSINESS HI Syracuse, N. Y., Sept. 26.—Fire ear ly yesterday destroyed the entire business district and more than half the industrial section of the town of Phoenix, causing a loss or more than $1,000|000. One person is known to have perished. Eighty-two buildings were destroyed. ]. *. KSICOTT LEADS III JEISEV niUIIES Trenton, N. J., Sept. 26.—Returns from 31 election districts out of 1, 793 in New Jersey's state-wide pri mary today gave John W. Westcott, 583 votes for the democratic nomina tion for U. S. Senator, as compared with 341 for James E. Martine, the present incumbent. Returns from 34 districts give Joseph F. Frelinghuy sen, 1.147 votes, and Franklin Mur phy, 928, in the republican contest for Senator. (UN. VILLISTAS AND U. S. TROOPS EXCHANGE SHOTS, SAYS DISPATCH Chihuahua City, Mex., Sept. 26.— An exploring column under General Cavazos encountered a body of Vil listas west of Fresno, a station on the Mexico-Northwestern Railway, about ten mileq out of Chihuahua City, but after an exchange of shots, the Carranxistas retired to Fresno to await the coming of General Ra mos, with a body of cavalry. This is the .report that General Cavazos made a special trip to town town to give to General Wevino. There were no casualties, he said. It was only after her arrest in an other case that West became con vinced that the Godman woman was a member of the band, and not a fellow victim, he said today. Her as sumed mortification and fear of publi city had been the cause of his con tributing the money rather than fac ing prosecution as a white slaver, he said. She convinced him, he told Federal authorities, that she was an innocent convent girl, and it was to save her that he finally met the de mands of the blackmailers. West said he and the woman were brought from New York to Chicago in custody of the blackmailers, whom he thought were agents of the De partment of Justice, taken into the Federal building here and to the very door of the Government investigators before he decided to give over the money to save prosecution. Later, they were taken to an office building, which a member of the gang, who represented himself to be a Unit ed States Commissioner, advised him to ketfp the case out of the courts by paying his captors. NO LIVES LOST WHEN STEAMER GOES DOWN Oswego, N. Y„ Sept. 26.—Four members of the crew of the steamer Robervale of Ottawa, which founder ed yesterday in Lake Ontario, nine miles from here, were picked up late today on an improvised, raft, after being buffeted by the sea for twenty hours without food. Two others re ported missing'were seen in a yawl forty miles from here near the Cana dian shore, it was reported tonight This would indicate that no lives were lost in the disaster. FAN TRIED FOR ASSAULTING UIPS Toledo, O., Sept. 126—Charged with assault with intent to kill, George Johnson, American Association Um pire, Jacob Scholkey, twenty-four years old, was indicted by a grand jury here today. During the game with St. Paul at Swain fleld last July 23 Umpire John son was struck in the head by a pop bottle thrown from the grand stand and he was knocked unconscious. FRAZIER INVITED TO SPEAK. Sanborn, N. D„ Sept. 26.—Lynn Frazier. Republican nominee for gov ernor, has been invited to deliver the principal address at the Markey Day celebration, which will be held here October 14.—Committees have been named to make preparations for the event. fVfomatrd STRIKE TO HE INDUSTRIES OF NEW Ill INTRICATE HOT Girl Drags M&n Into Clutches of Law Through Violation of Mann Act GETS $15,000 HUSH MONEY FROM VICTIM Chicago, Sept. 26.—Buda Godman, who is accused of having entrapped £Mtt0JCd,IkjKest, a wealthy merchant here, into a violation of the Mann White Slavfe Acft, and paving the way Tor three of her men confederates to extort $15,000 from him, was released on $2,500 bonds today after being questioned by investigators for the Department of Justice. GOMBLES CAPTURED BY ENTENTE Trades Council Called for Thurs day May Widen Scope of Labor Crisis ALL INDUSTRIES WILL SUFFER FROM ACTION Act Urged to Fine Corporations $5,000 Which Refuse to Arbitrate Disputes 'New York, Sept. 26—With the an nfiuncement by labor leaders that ap proximately .250,000 union workers in various trades would quit their places tomorrow in aid of the striking car men here, it was believed that, the effort to tie up virtually all industries in Greater New York had reached an acute stage. The union officials de clared that an additional 100,000 workers would strike Thursday and another 100,000 Friday, making a to tal of 4&0.000 out by the end of the week. It was asserted that 6,000 brewery workers, 115,000 employes in the building trades, and 250,000 members of the United Hebrew Trades were in favor of a sympathetic strike. Building Trades to Act. Twelve thousand teamsters also were reported ready to quit work Thursday or Friday. A meeting of the executive council of the JniUitfng. trades was called for Thursday to take action," after the business agents in Manhattan and the Bronx had vot ed for the strike. Mayor Mitchell, whose efforts to settle the differences between the striking carmen and the transit com panies have failed repeatedly, sum moned labor leaders before him when he heard of their plans. He said he desired to be informed directly as to what might be expected tomorrow. The union officials, he announced, told him they expected 200,000 workers to strike as a "starter." Capital Attacked. After a meeting of the joint labor conference committee, strikers were supplied with pamphlets for distribu tion throughout the city, in which at acks were made on the so-called Mor gan and Rockefeller interests. "Rockefeller, Morgan and their as sociates control the transit of the city of New York," the pamphlet read, "and they also control the rail roads, mines, industries and public Continued in Pae« Two) THIRTY-SIXTH YEAS, NO. 833 (NEWS OP THE WORLD) BISMARCK, NORTH DAKOTA, WEDNESDAY MORNINQ, SEPT. 27,1916. (BY ASSOCIATED PRESS) mi CENTS FLOl PRICES RICHEST SINCE THE 111 WAR Increase in Cost of Material Sends Loaf of Bread Up One Notch BAKERS FORCED TO RAISE THEIR PRICE Flour by Barrel Goes to $9.10 Cheaper Graded Advance Considerable Chicago, Sept. 26.—Increase in the price of flour today to the highest point since the Civil war was follow ed tonight by an advertisement of one of the largest bread making con cerns in the city that on Friday it would increase the price of bread from 5 to 6c a loaf, with a corre sponding Increase in the price of biscuits and rolls. Other bakers are expected to make similar increases. Standard Minnesota patents, used chiefly in private consumption, were increased 20c a barrel, to $9.10, and, according to the bakers, will defeat the suggestion of the Women's Asso ciation of Commerce that, housewives offset the bakers' increase by making their own bread. The cheaper grades of flour, used in the baking trade, were also ad vanced from 10 to 15c a barrel. COLLEGE PRESIDENT E ON Fargo, N D., Sept. 26.—J. W. Han sel, president of Fargo college, just returned from a lengthy eastern trip, during which he made an extended automobile tour over the New Eng land states and New York, is firm In the belief that the east is for Char les Evans Hughes for president. President Hansel had an opportun ity, during his extended trip, to get in touch with a great many people remote from the larger centers of the east, and he found Hughes senti ment very pronounced. iMary Alice Smith, a tad $12-a-week stenographer in a big city, says she has found happiness and health in the orchards and gardens of the farm. PUT INDEPENDENT IN FIELD Hettinger, N. D„ Sept. 26.—At a meeting of Nonpartisan league dele gates of this senatorial district, O. H. Opland was endorsed for the state senate, to run against H. P. Jackson, the Republican nominee for the posi tion. Opland will run as an independ ent candidate. $10,000 To Forget"The Loop"! Girl Says She* 11 Win It by Life on a Farm! ®rilmuc. PIVOTAL CERKAN POINT Oil SOME FRONT FALLS BEFORE TERRIFIC COMBINED ATTACK THEIPVAL ALSO MEN Invaders Sweep in From Three Sides and Carry Important Village CASUALTIES TO THE KAISER S MEN HEAVY Russian Attacks on Eastern Front Repulsed Greece May Enter Great War London, Sept. 26.—Combles, the pivotal point in the German lines guarding the approach to Bapaume, oii the north, and Peronne, on the south of the Somme front, has fallen before the terrific attack of the French and British, the Germans fighting to the death or surrendering when there was no longer any hope. The French and British troops swept in from three sides after their capture of Morval and Fregicourt, broke through the German defenses, overran the town, and carried all be fore them. This place, with" Its "mar velous subterranean passages and powerful fortifications, Had been caught in the grip of the Entente! Allies, who, coming from the north! and the south, had already advanced far beyond it and cut off communica tion with the rear, except a narrow strip, which was covered by the al lied guns. At the end' of the fight ing, the tpwn was filled with bodies 'of the Germans, wlio had fallen fight ing. The French official statement says: "Prior to the loss of Combles, the effect of the victories of the French and British armies, in the capture of important strategic points on the pre vious day was reflected in the official communication issued by the German war office, which, after describing briefly the great artillery bombard ment of the Entente Allies lasting four days, and the attack between he Ancre and the Somme, admits that 'the conquest of the villages on the line of Goeudecourt must be recog nized,' and adds: "Before all, we must think of our heroic troops who faced the United Anglo-French principal force, and the massed employment of material of the whole world's war industry, pre pared during many months." Thiepval Falls to British. Both Thiepval, at the northwestern end of the British line, and the forti- (Continued on Page woi $12 a-Week Stenographer Whose Youth Faded as She Lost Life's Battle in Big City, Finds "Way Out" in Country Ad vises Other Girls To Seek Free dom There. (The first of two stories telling how a girl stenographer, living in a hall bedroom and trying to get along in a big city on $12 a week, found "the way out" by going to the country where health and happiness have been her lot.—Editor.) By HONOR FANNING. Amboy, 111., Sept. 26.—A year and a-half ago Mary Alice Smith, 24, emp tied her pay envelope one Saturday night and counted out $12—her week's wages as stenographer in a Chicago real estate office. There was rent for a hall bedroom to be paid a new hat to be bought, old shoes to be mended and, well, she figured it all up and the bill was $14. The next Saturday night, and on many other Saturday nights, she fac ed the job of stretching $12 over $14 worth of life. If she went to a pic ture show she paid for her fling at joy with a dime "skimped" from her lunch money. The fun youth craved was paid for with blood money! Her body was starving, her youth was withering un der the blight of the city. She decided she must find a way out. She did find the way. The $12-a-week stenographer is now a $150,00i) daughter-housekeeper in the home of "Uncle Jimmie" and "Aunt Louisa" Pankhufst, wealthy farmers at Amboy. How the city girl was drawn from the turmoil of the crowds to the cool and quiet of the farm, Mary Alice Smith told me as we walked through (Continued on Face two) FORCED TO LEAVE NAVY BY SICKNESS PRINCE ALBERT Prince Albert, second son of King George of England, has been forced by illness to again leave the British navy and seek health in London. OF S. win uws IS MED Joint Commissioners Suggest Amendment To Keep Ameri cans Out of Conflicts DIPLOMATS MADE SOME HEADWAY IN CONFERENCE New London, Conn., Sept. 26.—Re vision of American neutrality laws, with a view to discouraging Amer icans from participating in Mexican factional conflicts, was suggested at a conference of the Mexican-American joint commission today. It was indi cated that Mexico would be able to deal more effectively with rebels and ordinary bands of outlaws If the neu trality laws were amended in such manner as to make it an offense for an American citizen to participate in any way in a movement against a government with which the United States is at peace. The Mexican commissioners charged that the inadequacy of the American law made possible the propagation of conspiracies on American soil against established order In Mexico. The con sideration of operation of neutrality laws was not confined to those of the United States, however. The Amer ican representatives, since the con ference began, have held that Mexico should so govern her frontier so as to make unnecessary the presence of an American posse on the south side if the boundary line. The American commissioners sub mitted a list of border raids that had been compiled by the war department. The Mexican commissioners counter ed by the presentation of another list specifying instances where American soldiers or citizens had crossed the boundary* into Mexico. BUYER ARRESTED Del Rio, Tex., Sept. 26.—Joseph Wilmeth of iChicago, a representa tive of the Chicago Cattle Loan Com pany, Who was arrested at Sabinas, Mexico, where he went on a business trip, with George Meyers, of Del Rio, reached Eagle Pass, Tex., tonight, ac cording to word here. Wilmeth was charged with violating the customs laws in shipping cattle from Mexico. PUBLIC IMPROVEMENTS AT MINOT Minot, Nr. D„ Sept. 26.—Public im provements made during the construc tion year now drawing to a close, to tal approximately $300,000, over a third of that sum being in paving. The establishment of a city sewage disposal plant has also been a mark ed municipal improvement. Next year it is expected that a simi lar amount will be spent. Last Edition OVER THE 'V' CHALLENGED BY Republican Nominee Issues Defy To Deny Charge Made by Himself LAUDS HERRICK FOR WORK AS AMBASSADOR Candidate for President Well Re ceived on Trip' Through Ohio Citief Cleveland, O., Sept. 26.—Charles EL Hughes tonight challenged the ad* ministration to deny his charge that John Lind was authorized by Presi dent Wilson in 1914 to say to "the minister from a foreign power to Mexico" that Huerta would be "put out" of the presidency of Mexico It he did not voluntarily get out. Mr. Hughes issued his challenge in a speech before an audience in the Central armory. In the same speech, 'Mr. Hughes lauded Myron T. Herrick* sitting on the platform with hint, for the manner in which he discharged !the duties of ambassador to Frace in the early days of the war, declared that the appointment of a man to succeed Mr. Herrick, "in a time of great emergency, will ever remain a blot upon the present admlniBtr* tion." The nominee's speech here tonight was the last of eight delivered on the second day of his campaign through Ohio. St. Charles Highway Bridge Falls Before Flames Origin Is Unknown St. Charles, Mo., Sept 26.—The St. Charles highway bridge, the only gen eral traffic structure spanning the Mis* sourl river near here, was destroyed by fire this aftenoon, causing a loss estimated at from $175,000 to $400,000. The bridge was built in 1904, at a co&t of $750,000, and was half a mil* long. Fire fighting apparatus from St. Louis was rushed fifteen miles to aid ia preventing the flames from spread ing to buildings on both sides of th« riv«i. The cause of the first has not been determined. MNHOiafW mi io biiimg Kildeer, N. D., Sept 26.—P. H. Lee, formerly of this city, who was arrested last October on the Charcot of keeping and maintaining a eon* mon nuisance, pleaded guilty to tho charge before Judge Crawford and re* ceived sentence. He was sentenced to 100 days in jail and costs whfcfc amounted to about $98. The sentence was suspended during good behavior. Mr. Lee, when a resident of thio city, owned and operated a drag, atoro here and last October he was arrest* ed on the above charge. He pleadc' not guilty and was bound over,to tho district court on bonds. The case haa been pending ever since and.onttt last Saturday had not been settled., Mr. Lee left this city last wlntar for Bis* marck where he resides at present. He is agent for the First National Life Insurance Co. of Pierre, S, D., and la doing well. JACK LOOSENED MO CRUSHES YOUNG UN Hankinson, N. D., Sept 26.—A ter* rible accident occurred at the homo of Mr. and Mrs. Swan Carlson, re* siding six miles southeast of White Rock, when their eldest son, Carl* was crushed to death under an auto mobile which he was engaged In re* pairing. The young man was working with his big Overland car in the an* tomobile shed and had jacked U* the rear end of the car and removed the wheels. He was lying on his heck under the rear axle making some re pairs, when the jack became loosened, throwing the entire weight of the car upon his body.