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PAIR SYMPATHETIC STRIKE BECINS III NEW YORK NO SURFACE INDICATIONS OF A TIEUP IS Labor Leaders Claim 125,000 Workers Have Already Quit Their Posts To Aid Carmen DISTURBERS INDICTED BY THE GRAND JURY Celebration of the Jewish Holi day Confuses Situation in the Greater City New York, Sept. 27.—Altho labor leaders insisted tonight that the gen eral strike of trade unionists in the Greater City, in aid of the carmen who left their places September 6th, eventually would involve half a mil lion workers, there were no surface indications of the tie-up of the city's industries as threatened, after an nouncement was made today that the strike had begun. While union leaders claim that 125,000 workers in various trades al ready have joined the movement, with twice as many more ready to "walk out" tomorrow, the police said they had received no report to sub stantiate any such estimates. The actual situation, it was said, was con fused because of Jewish holidays, which are being celebrated here by more than 100,000 union workers. Two hundred and Ave representa tives of various unions, at a meeting late today, ratified the sympathetic strike order, it was announced, and agreed to call out the members of their organizations. While this meet ing was in session, the grand jury returned indictments against fifteen persons accused of stone throwing, as saults on car crews, and smashing car windows during the car strike. There were fewer attempts at Vio lence today, according to the police, than for a week SUSPECT ED Man Believed To Be Assailant of Girl Teacher Is Still Held In Custody Grand Rapids, Minn., Sept. 27.— John Manula, Goodhope township farmer, at whose home the assailant of Olga Dahl, Round Lake school teacher, breakfasted the morning be fore he attacked the girl, will arrive here early tomorrow to say whether Edward Sunberg, held here as a sus pect, is the same man. Manula was to have arrived here today, but was delayed. If, when he arrives, he identifies Sjjunberg as the man who had breakfast at his home the morning before, the assault, Sun berg will be held in jail until Miss Dahl's condition is such that she can see the man and say whether he is the man who assaulted her. Sunberg has told Sheriff Gunderson, of Itaska county, and his deputies, a story which seems to ring true. Tonight the posse men under Sher iff Gunderson have practically given up the hunt and only a few remain «m guard at the outlets from the swamp country. Girl Expected to Recover. Bemidji, Minn., Sept. 27—Today six merchants of this place, each post ed $10.00 as a reward for the capture of the assailant of Olga Dahl. This amount, added to that offered by Gov. Burnquist, brings the total reward money offered to $310.00. Reports tonight from Miss Dahl's bedside are to the effect that she con tinues to improve. Unless infection sets in within a short time, she will be out of danger. PREVAILING WHEAT PRICES CAUSE FOR HIGH COST OF FLOUR Minneapolis, Sept. 27.—Local mil lers, discussing the present high cost of flour, declared tonight that pre vailing wheat prices had necessarily brought about substantial increases in' the price of flour. "With the price of wheat averaging from $1.65 to $1.70, it is not surpris ing that flour pricts are one-third more than they were a year ago," declared Frederick J. Clark, vice president of the Northwestern Miller. There was no change here today in the prices of fancy patents an4 first and second clears. TO ELBOWOODS. George Will and Dr. Melvin R. Gil more, curator of the state historical society, will leave for Elbowoods this morning for the Indian fair that is being held there. They will motor through. They started yesterday, but the rain turned them back The fair closes tomorrow. Alfalfa King Challenges Arty State in Union The following challenge is issued through the column of the Beulah In dependent: "Win. Koester living only a short distance south of Beulah, has, we be lieve, broken the world's record for the production of alfalfa seed, having threshed out over 40 bushels of seed from 3 acres of alfalfa. It is the Grimm alfalfa, and 2 acres were sown 2 years ago and 1 acre has been sown 4 years. He sowed 6 lbs. per acre. At prevailing prices this crop would bring nearly $1900. If this yield has ever been beaten at any place by any body we would like to hear from them "Mr. Koester'came to this commun ity from -Iowa about 12 years ago, and discovered early in the game that wheat farming wasn't the most profit able. He only raises enough wheat for flour each year. He has an excel lent crop of corn each year and rais ed about $1500 worth of feed from 30 acres this year. "Nearly -'|2,000 from 3 acres—who can beat it. No state barred." NSAMTY TELLS A mil STORY Nick Ruby Threatens to Commit Suicide to Win Back Spouse ATTEMPTS TO TAKE LIFiS BY HINGING Nick Ruby, who was picked up the latter portion of last week and held in the county: jail on an insanity charge brought by his neighbors on the South side of the city, was given a hearing yesterday afternoon before ad A a ough investigation into the case it was decided that Nick was still of sound mind and he was discharged. The story told by the man accused of being "loose upstairs" is interest ing to say the least. According to the tale unfolded by the defendant's neighbors of the South side, he had been acting queerly for several days and on several occasions had threat ened to commit suicide. A family squabble was given as the reason for his strange actions. Nicholas himself was given an op portunit.v to tell his version of the affair and it is the consensus of opin ion that anyone who can tell the story' unwound by Nick and also go through such trying events in an effort to patch up a family difference is entitl ed to his freedom and acquitted of all charges of insanity. It appears that the unfortunate vic tim of circumstances lost favor in the eyes of his better half and took his loss very much to heart. Pleading, offers of best behavior and of the best that life could afford failed to induce his spouse to return to her heart broken husband. As a last resort he decided to play upon Mrs. Ruby's sympathy, possibly upon her con science, in fact in the words of the man who went through this stren uous ordeal. "I seen my duty and I done it." With this\pur |ose ifc vitew he made several threats to take his life and in a last attempt secured a rope and proceeded to end his misery. He was apprehended in time and the neck tie party ended with the story told before Judge Bradley yesterday and Nick being acquitted. BMVIKIURED II I Hebron. N. D„ Sept. 27—Louis Rehm, a prominent farmer in this lo cality, was badly injured by a thresh ing machine today while threshing on the farm of Herman Glass about two miles north of Hebron. Mr. Rehm's leg was so badly lacerated that it was necessary to amputate the mem ber just below the knee. His condi tion is reported as favorable. Mr. Rehm is one of the prominent men of this section of the state. He is a member of the school board. WHEAT GOES 30 BUSHELS. H. A. Christopher, who owns a GGO acre farm near Underwood, reports that his Marquis wheat went 1G bush els to the acre on corn and millet ground, and 30 acres of Durum on stubble averaged 15. His barley went 25, oats 45 and his flax will go about 12. The corn is the best he has ever had. I JAPANESE RICHTS TO BEJRENEWED Old Issue Will Be Taken Up by Japs at Conclusion of Europ ean War EMIGRATION TO U. S. QUESTION AT STAKE Embassy Believes Negotiations Will Be of the Most Friend ly Nature Washington, Sept. 27.—Japan's pur pose to renew after the European war her contention for the rights of her people to emigrate to and own land in the United States, suggested in New York yesterday by Baron Yoshiro Sakatani, former finanoe minister in the Tokio Cabinet, was frankly ad mitted today at the Japanese Em bassy. Negotiations over the ques tions which came to a deadlock two years ago are not regarded by Japan as concluded, it was explained, but merely postponed, while the larger is sues of the war are being dealt with. Held Several Conferences. The deadlock followed a long series of conferences between former Secre tary Bryan and Baron Chinda, then the Japanese ambassador, and an ex change of notes between the two gov ernments over the alien land legisla tion, enacted by California. The am bassador pointed out that under its constitution the United States Govern ment could do no more than seek such legislation and that persons af fected had recourse in the Federal courts, Japan closed the exchanges with a not saying her complaint had not been answered and reserving "for the present further discussion of the issue." Await Arrival of New Ambassador It has been generally assumed that the issue would remain in abeyance only while Japan Avas occupied with the war, but until now no one in a position to speak with authority ha3 said so. There will be no formal dis tussle-.- f)t- the' subject by 'the- Em bassy, at'least, until the arrival of the new ambassador, Dr. Amoro Sato, who was appointed when Baron Chin da was transferred to London, and who is expected in Washington in a few months. The position of the Japanese gov ernment, according to informal state ments by Embassy officials, still is that restriction of immigration and land holding are not only derogatory to her dignity, but are unjust under international law in that they are dis criminatory against her in favor of other nations. Removal of these re strictions, it is explained are regard ed as Japan's third and final step in her rise to statehood. The first two being the abolition of extra territory, and the negotiation of commercial equality treaties. Friendly Negotiations Expected. The Embassy believes renewed ne gotiations will be most friendly in character, the ambassador declaring that good relations with this coun- Continued on Page Three) Pv THIRTY-SIXTH YEAR, NO. 234 (NEWS OF THE WORLD) BISMARCK, NOltTH DAKOTA, THURSDAY MORNING, SEPT. 28, 1916. (BY ASSOCIATED PRE88) FIVE CENTS Berlin Says Submarine Has Arrived German Newspaper3 Acclaim Safe Arrival of Bremen at New London SUB-SEA VESSEL HAS NOT BEEN SEEN YET Rumors Reaching Germany Not Substantiated by Sight of Merchantman Berlin, via London, Sept, 27.—The Berlin newspapers today are reclaim ing enthusiastically the arrival of the German submarine Bremen, at New London: The Connecticut town has jumped to a point of prime interest, and the newspapers lave found it necessary to describe its situation by the aid of maps. They are also dilat ing on the history of the town. The news of the Bremen relieved the protracted tension which had grown intense as the expected arrival of the submarine was delayed from week to week. Apparently authentic rumors had been in circulation that the Bremen sailed early in August. There have been many reports of the expected arrival of the merchant submarine Bremen at various ports on the Atlantic Coast recently, but up to the present, she has not arrived in any of them. The announcement of her arrival printed in Berlin prob ably resulted from one of these many premature reports reaching the Ger man capital. New London, Baltimore, and Nor folk, have been reported as the desti nation of the Bremen. Recently there has been much activity in New London by officials of the Eastern Forwarding company, American agents for the German merchant submarine. A re port from Westerly, Rhode Island, September 25th., said a tug had left there to meet a German submarine, which was on the way 'to New Lon don. '.i., "I have a whole flock of chickens and that's more than I ever owned in my life before," says Mary Alice Smith, a $12-a-week stenographer who went from a big city to a farm to find health and happiness. The Berlin dispatch apparently is .of -.thfli, tfcw Bremen had sailed foY the U. S. and that Khe is due here. ADJOURN OCT. 15 New London, Conn., Sept. 27.—The Mexican-American (joint commission expects to conclude its conference not later than October 15th it was learn ed tonight. Both sides expressed sat isfaction at the progress already made. The work here was virtually finished today, altho a short session will be held tomorrow, when adjournment will be taken until Monday, at At lantic City. Except for a bare outline neither side cared to discuss the character of the conference today. It is stated that border conditions were discussed and that some consideration was giv en to the banking question. I Can Never Be City Slave Again," Says Girl Who Left *Loopf for Farm it lit J. ®rilWW. Believed Third Party in Triple Shooting Is Wife of Promi nent Chicago Man DISCARDED SWEETHEART COMMITTED THE DEED Tragedy Occured in Philadelphia Hotel Climax of Old Love Affair Philadelphia, Sept. 27.—The wound ed companion of J. C. Graveur, promi nent New York social worker and garage owner, who was shot and kill ed by Mrs. Harry Belzer, a discarded sweetheart, who then committed sui cide in a hotel here early today, con tinued tonight to maintain the silence which she has kept ever since the triple shooting. Although she could not be drawn into any admission, the police are convinced that she is the wife of Joseph C. LeDuc, a well-known Chicago business man, who is report ed to be on his way here to make the identification. Mrs. Hobart Mann of Brooklyn, said to be her sister, visit ed her in the hospital tonight but re fused to make known the identity of the wounded woman, who still is in a critical condition. Graveur, according to investigations made by the police today, left New York on an automobile tour, Septem ber 12, while on September 19, a "Mrs. LeDuc, Chicago," registered at the hotel Theresa in that city. Sev eral articles of clothing worn by Gra veur's companion bear the trademark of Chicago shops. Receipted bills found in Graveur's possession show that he and his com panion had spent Friday and Satur day in Atlantic City. SENATOR MARTIN 1 IN NEW JERSEY Trenton, N. J., Sept. 27.—With re turns lacking from only 146 districts in the state, Walter E. Edge had a lead tonight of 2,37 votes over Aus tin Colgate, his closest rival, in yes terday's three-cornered contest for the Republican nomination for gov ernor. The vote was: For Edge, 70,396 Colgate, 67,859 George L. Record, 25,054. Former State Senator Joseph F. Frelinghuysen won the Republican nomination for United States senator from former Governor Franklin Mur phy. With only 146 districts miss ing, Frelinghuysen had 80,367 votes, as compared with 75^560 for Murphy, giving him a lead of 4,807. The nomination of Senator James E. Martine by the Democrats for United States senator to succeed him self was conceded by his opponent. Attorney General John W. Westcott. (The last 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 are her lot.—Editor.) BY HONOR FANNING. Amboy, 111., Sept. 27.—There is no lovelier sweep of country in the mid dle west than the prairie around Am boy, in western Illinois, where Msfry Alice Smith, who learned she couldn't really live in a big city—Chicago— on the $12 a week she earned as stenographer, found the recipe for health and happiness. Miss Smith is the daughter-house keeper of "Uncle Jimmy" and "Aunt Louise" Pankhurst, who were lonely on their big farm, asked the federal immigration department at Chicago to And them a nice girl to be sort of daughter and housekeeper and prom ised to leave her $10,000 if she re mained with them and did not marry until they both died. "I will not say I am never lonely," said Miss Smith as she filled a' bas ket with green corn, "but the loneli ness in the country is not the bitter, heartache loneliness of the girl alone in a big city, where no one cares a thing about her. "Here in the country things live and grow—you can't be lonesome among living and growing things. "There's the orchard—I watched the apples grow from wee pink blossoms to big, red apples ready to be packed away or made into pies or preserves, 'I planted some of this corn myself, and I watched it grow and I tended it carefully—wasn't it more interest ing to be working here in the garden in the sun and wind than clicking the 1 (Continued oa Page Two) Greece without awaiting either the as sistance or the insistence of the En-i tente Powers as the only way to solve the situation. Premier Kalogeropoulos, on depart ing from a conference with the King, this morning, made this declaration to the Associated Press: "The Cabinet can only await the receipt of the Entente's demands. It: would be futile to re-arrange the con stitution of the Ministry without knowing that such alteration would prove satisfactory. We are prepared as we always have been to meet any' desires of the Entente in the most cordial spirit of co-operation, but we can scarcely be expected to abide by! the Entente's wishes." 10 El Paso, Texas, Sept. 27.—Guards have been doubled at the Juarez cus tom house, at the federal jail and at General Francisco Gonzales' head quarters, as a precautionary measure. Military escorts have been doubled on all passenger .trains and inspec tions are made at each station be tween Juarez and Chihuahua City in search of men suspected of going to join Villa. Additional arrests of Vil la suspects are reported from Chihua hua City. Marcelo Caraveo, a general in the Orozco revolution, who was ar rested following the fight with Villa, has been released, passengers coming to the border report. GUARDSMEN ORDERED TO MEXICAN BORDER Washington, Sept. 27.—National guard organizations from New Hamp shire, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Dis trict of Columbia, Virginia, New York, Alabama, Georgia, Connecticut, Florida, Michigan, Minnesota, Colo rado, and California, were ordered to the Mexican border today by the War Department. REPORT TELLS OF TRAIN WOLD-UP Detroit, Mich., Sept. 227—A Michi gan Central train, due in Detroit from Washington shortly after midnight, is reported to have been held up at Dearborn, ten miles west of here. Two or more robbers are said to have uncoupled the engine and then gone through the cars. SEES TO CROSSINGS. W. F. Cashing, secretary of the state railroad commission, returned yesterday from a trip west on the Northern Pacific railroad. He ar ranged for improvements on three I crossings near Beach, and, with Com missioner Mann, for the moving of ttoe depot at Antelope closer to the town, It is now more than a mile away. Last Edition WEDGE INTO THE LINES NEAR SOME British and French Make Further Pro gress Against Kaiser's Men in Spectacular Attack TEUTONIC ALLIES REGISTER GAIN NEAR HERMANSTADT London, Sept. 27.—The 20-mile arc, running from the Ancre river to the Somme, is rapidly being transformed by the great of fensive of the Entente Allies into an irregular triangular wedge in the German line, with the bases, respectively, in front of Thiep val and west of Perortne and point projecting across the Bethnna road and into the St. Pierre and Vaast. wood. On the British end of the line, in the region of Thiepval and eastward, to the north of Flers, the British in Wednesday's fight ing gained further successes over the Germans, and likewise the French, east and southeast of Rancourt, drove their troops for ward and entered the St. Pierre wood. E URGED TO ENTER People of Oreece Desire to Ally Themselves With the Entente Allies OUTCOME OF CRISIS IS STILL DOUBTFUL Athens, Sept. 26., via London. Sep tember 28, delayed:—King Constan Itine received this morning an exhaus-, tive report* froifl General M6sch(5pi)U los, chief of the General Staff, detail ing the chaos in the military organ ization of the country, caused by the departure of so many officers to join the Anglo-French Allies and advising the immediate declaration of war by Germans Beaten Back. To the south of this region, from Rouchavesnes to the southern edge of the Bois l'Abbe farm, the French were compelled to face a violent it tack by the Germans, which was beat en off, the Germans being thrown back in disorder, according to Paris. The British gains included German trenches on a front of 2,000 yards north of Flers and a strong redoubt on a hill 2,000 yards northeaBt of Thiepval. To the northwest across the Ancre, successful raidB were car ried out by the British opposite Beau, mont-Hamel. Take 10,000 Prisoners. Ten housand prisoners have fallen into the hands of the British in the last fortnight's fighting on* the Somme front, according to London. There still is little news coming from the Russian and Austrian war offices concerning the fightlpg on the eastern front. Petrogra^ asserts that aside from skirmisher up both sides *her4»":*.if1 iffrtbiaa to re»K. .1"-''', Battles Near Tranejtlvsnli." On the Roumanian front, battles are taking place at various points near the Transylvania border. Ber lin reports progress for the Teutonta' allies near Hermanstadt, while Bu charest chronicles the defeat of the Austro-Germans in the Haiu valley. Quiet prevails in the Dobrudja re gion. According to the Bulgarian war of fice, the Bulgarians have forced back the troops of the Entente Allies over the whole front in Macedonia. Paris, however, says three violent Bulgarian attacks on Kaimakcalan heights were repulsed with heavy losses. Artillery' duels continue along most of the Austro-Italian front. In the fighting in Asiatic Turkey, Petrograd claims successes for the Russians along the Black sea coast and on the Persian front in the vicinity of Ham* adan. 1 Greece's Stand Doubtful. What is to be the final attitude of Greece in the war is still uncertain. The latest unofficial repor from Ath ens, however, is that the Greek gov ernment in agreement with King Con stants has decided on military co operation with the Entente Powers. HUGHES IAKES INITIAL SPEECH IN PENNSYLVANIA Pittsburg, Pa., Sept. 27.—Charles E. Hughes went through the big steel making district of Pittsbnrg today, addressed thousands of workingmen, who left their work to hear him, re turned to the city tonight, covered with dust, and ended the first day of his campaign in Pennsylvania with a speech in the Music Hall of the Pitts burg Exposition. MOD Will IE iUHEQ Of MM ME Fargo, N. D., Sept. 27.—'Frank B. Wood, 707 Fifth street, north, this city, formerly of Deering, N. D., who has been actively identified with the Society of Equity in this state for years, when he was a resident of Deering, will become manager of the new livestock department of tbe Equi ty Co-operative exchange at South St. Paul, recently determined upon. Mr. Wood already has gone to 8t. Paul, where he is arranging prelim inary details for tbe opening of the new department. That the stock department of be Equiy Co-operative exchange ulti mately will have an agency in Fargo, when the Equity Cooperative Pack ing company plant is established here is regarded as certain. Mr. Wood has been for years Iden tified with farmers' organizalons In North Dakota, and has been a direc tor of the Equity Cooperative ex change since its organisation.