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FAIR DETROIT REVELS III EASY MONEY ANDJf LIEE Everybody Seems To Have Plen ty of Cash and Eeverybody Spends It SETS NEW PACE FOR THE MIDDLE WEST Men Made Millionaires Over Night by Development of Metropolis The second of two articles on De troit, Mich., the city which now claims fifth place in the list of American cities, with a population in its city limits of 820,000 and including its American suburbs of 943,000.—Editor. BY LEON STARMONT. Detroit, Mich., Sept. 29.—Detroit is spending money like a magnified and highly veneered western mining town! Spending her money—and getting her money's worth. Rents are soaring to New York prices—but houses and flats are not the thin shells built-to-order in most towns growing rapidly. Clothes come high, but Detroit for years has boasted of being six or eight months ahead of Chicago in fashions. Face Massage. A "face massage" costs 5ft cents, but covers the upper chest and back of the neck. There are three-cent oar linen here, but most regular Detroiters pay a nickel for 4-cent service. Detroit claims the classiest night life between the coasts! This centers about the Japanese room in the Cadillac, where a run way provides a platform for chorus girls and dancing and singing prin cipals to approach the tables closely. Between numbers on the runway, the patrons trip the latest dances. Henry P. Stumme, maitre d'hotel, formerly of the Statler in Cleveland, says money flows in a steady stream in Detroit, and everybody, seems to JlUVH it. There's a noisier crowd in the Cafe Frontenac, under the Berghoff. Here a pickaninny in gold and brass pulls aside a silken cord to let you pass. Ragging steps are popular. A "na ture dancer" in a filmy cloud, pos tures and twists for the wine-fed audi ence. The flamingo room of the Pontchar trian is as full of ankles as Chicago's "Peacock alley." Downtown streets are alive with ogling eyes. Washinglton-blvd., tihe "great dark way," between the Tul ler and the Cadillac, is filled with cou ples making dates. The recently reopened segregated district is populous and prosperous. Sunday is as wide open as any other day. At the same time Detroit has the largest Y. M. C. A. in the world, with 7.300 members. Billy Sunday There. After Billy Sunday came to town one favorite night spot was closed —the roof garden of the Tuller. But Lew Tuller says Sunday had nothing to do with this. Woodwarfl-av. from the Campus Martius far beyond the ford plant in Highland park is a continuous 10 mile stream of automobiles. So is the boulevard* which encircles the town. Tom Waugh, who pulls an express train to Grand Rapids and back, ex presses the laboring man's love for the "miracle city"—"It's the one city where the man who works can drive his own car, and afford to!" Detroit is preparing to spread its through a "country clearing house" that shall act for the banks of the state, according- to ftobert Locke, manager of the Detroit Clearing House association, which is fathering the new plan. Theatrical men call Detroit the best show town in America. A week's business of $20,000 is not unusual. B. C. Whitney is preparing to build a million-dollar opera house. Millionaires are made over-night, or at least between ends of a year. The town is full of young men who used to be clerks or mechanics, and who get in right in the auto game, or stoves or steel or real estate. Norvell Hawkins and B. F. Steph enson, Ford aides, became rich by the simple plan of buying a farm and pro jecting a street railway through it. In 1905 there was a real estate boom. Building lots were sold 'way out beyond the boulevard. In a year or so the buyers began kicking them selves. About 20 per cent of the pur chasers held on, and took over their neighbors' property. Today these lots are covered by fine residences or auto factories. Nowadays stenographers and me chanics and drygoods clerks are sell ing real estate on the side, and many of them making mop«jy at it. WILL ERECT $20,000 PLANT Jamestown, N. D., Sept. 29.—Ed ward Senkmp, owner of the Ellendale Creamery company, has announced that he will erect a $20,000 plant in that city, plans and specifications which will soon be out, to care for his increase in business. Reporter EDITOR OF PAPER IS ALSO ARRESTED Thompson Falls, Mont.. Sept. 29.— A. C. Thomas, chairman of the Re publican central committee of Sanders county, died in a hospital at Missoula today, from a pistol shot fired by Miss Edith Colby, a reporter on a local paper. Miss Colby is in jail. Makes No Statement. Thomas died without making any statement regarding the shooting. Senator Edward Donlan, of Missoula, a friend of Thomas, said the affair was the result of a long political fight. The preliminary hearing of Miss Colby was continued today until Oc tober 5. An attorney from Spokane arrived here to defend Miss Colby, and on his advice she did not enter a plea when taken into court. She did not ask to be released on bail and was returned to jail. Thomas' body will be returned here from Missoula to morrow for burial. Editor Also Arrested. Miss Colby has stated that Thom as had made remarks that reflected on her character. J. Manire, editor of the newspaper that employed Miss Colby, also has been arrested and is in jail. The sheriff announced that he had been told by Miss Colby that Manire had advised her to kill Thom as, who was opposed politically to Manire. COURTENAY RESIDENTS MISS USUAL MORNING HOWL Jamestown, N. D., Sept. 29.—A howl once familiar to every resident of Courtenay and which was heard on every Sunday morning for years, was missed last Sunday for the first time in several years. It was customary with the ringing of the bell for Douglas, a dog owned by Loran Nichols of the village, to set up a howl which lasted during the time that bell was rung. Douglas died last week much to the satisfaction of the residents of the village. PROSECUTOR, ED FOB WIFE MURDER, ![f ILL HE HIS ill COUNSEL AT TRIAL WMj/... wPi'''~ fim v- a POLITICAL FIGHT Chairman of Central Committee Is VicUiA of ttiirt News 'ft-.:. ..y P'J/ e? MfcS.CbCAR M-Danif.Iu 1 W 05G®D. mWMJTi. St. Joseph, Mo., Sept. 29.—In the same court in which he won the name "fearless prosecutor," Oscar D. Mc Daniels, district attorney of Buchan an county, will appear in the role of defendant and "counsel for the de fense" at his preliminary hearing on a charge of murdering his pretty wife. Held without bail the prosecutor and chatting with his jailors like a man wiihout a care. MoDanicls was arrested and charg ed with murder 10 weeks after his wife was found dead in their home here. lie assisted in investigations which sought to determine who kill ed liis wife. McDnniels paid he had been called from home by a fake telephone call and iipon returning found his wife bruised and dying. Plans have been completed for the organization of a mutual auto insur ance company to be known as the Automobile Insurance Company of North Dakota. The idea is not to make money. It will protect machines from loss of storms, lightning and fire, but not from theft. The organizers are: Charles Staley, Alex McDonald, Chris Olson, Thomas Hall, E. W. Walla, Dr. M. W. Roan, F. E. McCurdy. Young Girl Missing Father Wires Probate Judges to Refuse to Issue License Lydia Shaffeur, 15 years old, daugh ter of August Shaffeur, a farmer liv ing near McClusky and niece of Dan Shaffeur, sheriff of Sheridan county,. has been missing since Tuesday. Bradley received a message yester|public day afternoon asking that if she ap! pear she be arrested and held until her father could arrive. She was missed early Tuesday morning. Her father believes that she was either abducted or else left of her own accord and met an unknown man at an appointed place. 1 All of the probate judges have been wired to refuse to issue any marriage license to which she is a party. Judge THIRTY-SIXTH TEAS, NO. 236 (NEWS OF THE WOULD) BISMARCK, NORTH DAKOTA, SATURDAY MORNING, SEPT. 30, 1916. (BY ASSOCIATED PRESS) FIVE GEKTB FERRY BOATS CO MIKE Traffic in New York Virtually Tied Up During Rush Hours When Men Quit Posts OENERAL SITUATION GREATLY IMPROVED Sixteen Injured in Jtear End Col lision of Surface Cars in Bronx New York, Sept. 29.—Ferry boats of the New York Central Railroad company plying between Manhattan and New Jersey werejtied up during the rush hours late today by a strike of 100 employes on the boats. The latest labor d.llkttrity In this city resulted frou. the men's demand for shorter hours and higher pay. The strike has no connection, it was said, with the traction situation. Thousands Gather at Perries. Thousands of conimutem gathered at the two Manhattan ferry stations of the company, the crowd.* overflow ed the ferry houses into the streets, where a heavy rain was falling. Not until police reserves were called out did the commuters abandon their de mand for boats. They lel't. the city for their homes in New Jersey over roundabout routes. Strike Situation Better. Probability of general sympathet ic strike in aid of tli« traction em ployes, who quit their places Sep tember C, lessened tonight with the announcement that local brewery un ions, whose 900 members had struck in response to the call of the confer ence of labor leaders, had \fct to Return to work. Organization Will Continue. Organization of subway and elevat ed road motormen will continue, ac cording to a statement by L.r. Grif flng, third assistant grand chief of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engi neers, in charge of thi* city. ,,.."pie street and pieCirlc railway employes took steps today to distribute strike benefits among the siriking carmen. Sixteen Injured in Collision. Sixteen persons were injured, one seriously, in a rear end collision be tween two surface cars in the Bronx this afternoon. One. car was stand ing still when the other, said to have been operated by strike breakers, crashed into it. The motorman of the rear car jumped from his pout, it is said, and disappeared. Marked improvement in surface car traffic was reported today with sub way and elevated lines operating on normal schedules. FOB C. E. STATEJF INDIANA U. S. Senator Curtis Says Hoos ier State Will Give Rep. Nominee Big Vote CLAIMS STATE WILL GO STRAIGHT REPUBLICAN Chicago. Sept. 29.—United States Senator Charles Curtis of Kansas, vis ited Western Republican National Headquarters today after a speaking campaign through Indiana. He be lieves Hughes and Fairbanks will car ry that state by a substantial plural ity, and that the republicans will elect both United States Senators and a majority of the Congressmen. Will Meet Hughes Special. Miss Harriet Vittum, director of Woman's Work at Western Republican National Headquarters, and a delega tion of women, will go to South Bend Wednesday evening, October 4, to meet the Women's Transcontinental Hugh es Special train and act as an official escort into Chicago. She will be ac companied by Mrs. S. Lyman A. Wal ton, vice chairman of the Illinois branch of the Woman Hughes Al liance and Mrs. William Severin, of the Woman's Republican National committee. Mrs Soverin will accom pany the special train through Min nesota, North Dakota, and Montana. WILL SELL FOOD MADE BY SCHOOL CHILDREN Jamestown, N. D., Sept. 29.—The high cost of living has been dealt a blow by a pretty schoolteacher in the schools at Courtenay. The domestic science instructor there has announced cooking days on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday when after the hour of 4 to'clorik, baked goods made by the' students will be placed on sale. The articles will be sold for just. the cost of making. Putin ®ribmte. LOYES ON LIFE PRESM HAD NOT BEEN IN Buoy Believed To Be from Oer- RETURNS TO FRONT _. AFTER MARRIAGE man Submarine Picked Up Off Maine Coast WATER VERY LONG Fisherman Sees What He Be lieves To Be Sub-Sea Vessel Portland, Me., Sept. 29.—A life pre server marked "Bremen," the name of the German submarine freighter, which has been generally expected to arrive at some Atlantic Coast port for the last week or more, was picked up on the ocean side of Cape Eliza beth today. The name "Bremen" was stenciled in black letters two inches high' on both sides of the Buoy. Qn one side of the canvas covering was printed a small crown. Over this were the words "Shutz Marke," meaning patented, or trade mark. Beneath were the words, "V. Epping-hoven, Wilhelmshaven." This indicated apparently the name of the maker. Preserver Appears New. The preserver seemed to he new and apparently had not been in the water a great length of time. It was stained with oil. An officer of the coast guard cutter service, who ex amined the buoy, said that if the preserver had been thrown overboard by someone thought to play a practical joke, he had done a very goocj job. The preserver was well jnade and the lettering and the ink were of the best quality. Buoy Is Photographed. The buoy was picked up at a small place known as Maiden Cove, by a ten year old lad, of Westbrook. A number of other persons were near at the time and saw the boy pick up the object from the beach near the water's edge. Later, it was taken to a newspaper office, w.hei f* it wa« photographed and examined by many seafaring men. Sights Submarine. Westerly, 11. I., Sept. 29.—A fisher man at. Pleasant View, near Watch Hill, overlooking Long Island Sound, reported tonight that he had seen with his marine glasses, a large suo marine proceeding in the direction of New London, where the German sub marine, Bremen, has been expected for more than a week. She was then 27 miles east of New London and showed on her mast a bright., white light above a green light. These lights, according to the ob server, were the ones he had been told by Captain Robinson, of the tug, Westerly, would be carried by the German submarine, which the tug some days ago had been ordered to look for. The submarine was unaccompanied and displayed no flag. The observer, who professed to be familiar with the appearance of American submarines, which have their base at New Lon don, said she was of a different type from any he had seen. The boat was about two miles off shore and was going at a moderate rate of speed. The sea was very choppy. WILL HOLD LAND SALE Jamestown, N. D., Sept. 29.—Super intendent Covey in charge of the Standing Rock reservation, has an nounced that owing -to the numerous inquiries for land, he will hold another sale of non-competent and inherited Indian lands this fall. The land will be advertised for the latter part of November or the first of December. CAPJ. (TQHN JACOB ASTOR. Capt. Astor, son of Barsn Astor, has returned to the British trenches, which he left to marry Lady Nairne. As son and heir of Baron Astor, he is rated as one of the wealthiest young men in England. HIE MAKES A THE AOARSON LAW Hughes Campaigns Over His Former Political Battleground .in 3tyow York j: WOULD LIKE TO SEE Fairbanks Will Make Only Address in State at Capital City on October 13th Charles W. Fairbanks, Republican candidate for vice president, will de liver an address in Bismarck, October 13, according to William Lemke, chairman of the Republican state cen tral committee, who returned to Far go yesterday from the western cam paign headquarters at Chicago. "it's Hughes," says Mr. Lemke. "His election is assured, and the C. O. P. movement is gaining impetus from dav to day." United States Senator Knute Nel son of Minnesota comes to the state about the middle of October, and like ly will cover the same route that was taken by William Jennings Bryan. Gifford Pinchot, Progressive party leader, also comes to this state for four addresses—speaking in Grand Forks. Minot, Bismarck and Fargo, according to present glans. Andrew Bauchfield of Pennsylvania a German speaker, will spend next (Continued on Page Two) EIGHT HOUR WORK DAY Hornell, N. Y„ Sept. 29.—Charles E. Hughes vent through the southern tier of countios in New York state today, over his political battleground of ten years ago. He spoke in four cities and greeted with handshakes or a few words, ten audiences in smaller towns. Mr. Hughes repeated his views on the protective tariff, the Adamson 1 law, the maintenance of American rights and other issues of the cam paign. He again assailed the admin istration for "surrender to force," for "broken pledges," and for "extrava gant claims." In his speech at Binghamton and again at Elmira and Corning, the nom inee went further than he had gone in making known his views on the eight hour day. "I am not opposed to the principle of the eight hour day," Mr. Hughes said. "1 favor the general principle of the eight hour day. I should like to see an eight hour work day." ADOPT RESOLUTION ASKING FOR EMBARGO ON FLOUR Chicago, Sept. 29.—Resolutions ask ing an embargo on wheat and flour were adopted today at a meeting of clubwomen, most of whom defended bakers here for raising the price of bread. The increase, they declared, was justified by war export, crop 'shortage, and added manufacturing expenses due to improved sanitary conditions. CHARLES W. FAIRBANKS. Last Edition OF HOLES OUT MEET FDH §110 S111L Rain Hampers Movements on Anglo French Front North of Somme TEUTONS PUT UP A STUBBORN DEFENCE Austro-Germans Repulse Rou manians in the Transylvania Sector London, Sept. 29.—Steadily the Brit* ish troops are pushing forward to* ward the Peronne-Bapume road, the main artery immediately behind tbe German lines north of Combles. Af ter taking five hundred yards of trenches southwest of Lesars, General Sir Douglas Haig's men made addi tional progress in the capture of five hundred yards of German trenches east of Lesbouefs. The British occupancy of the terri tory between Thiepval and the Ancre is being contested strongly by tbe Germans. A German counter attack, after the entry of the British into a section of the Hessian trench, result ed in the forcing out of the holders. The section was regained later, how ever, by the British, London says. Heavy fighting also has occurred around the Stuff redoubt. Rain Hampers Operations, There has been no great activity on any of the other fronts in Europe, except in fransylvania, where the Austro-Germans have repulsed the Roumanians at Hermanstadt. Vienna .also says the Teutonic forces have occupied the heights east and south least of the town after violent fight* ing. The battle in this Bection, how ,ever, has not yet been finished. I The intense fighting in the region of Korynltza, on the eastern front tat Russia, appears to. have come to an *nd.f Beilm and Vienna says that the Russian prisoners have increased to 41 officers, and 3,600 men. The forces under Prince Leopold of Bava ria here also took two cannon and thirty-three machine guns. Berlin records the repulse of a Russian ad vance near Goduzischki, and Petrograd claims the defeat of a German attack near Gukalof. Fighting continues In the Carpathians, but there has been no change in the battle line. In Macedonia the Entente allied troops are withstanding Bulgarian at tacks. The Serbians have checked four attacks against positions on the Kaimakielan plateau and the French have withstood assaults along the Broda river. Efforts are Fruitless. Crown Prince Rupprecht, of Bava ria, commander of the German forces on the Somme front, and Dr. von Bethmann Hollwegg, the Imperial Chancellor, both declare that the ef forts of the French and British to force a breach in the German lines on the Somme have been fruitless. The Entente troops will have to go somme and continue their efforts next year, Crown Prince Ruppercht is quoted as saying. The Imperial Chan cellor, in an address to the Reichstag, declared that the German front there "stands firm and unshaken," and add ed that the "end is not yet in sight.** Criticize United States. Berlin, via London, Sept. 29.—Im mediately on the heels of the utter* ances of tha imperial chancellor in the reichstag concerning the. subma rine campaign, the afternoon newspa pers generally print strong criticisms of the neutrality of the United States based on the news of the death of the American aviator, Rockwell, and the presence of other American aviators on the western front. They connect this evidence of Am* erican sympathy for the Entente Al lies and the supplying-.of war materi als by firms in the United States as an indication of the futility of conces sions to the American standpoint with regard to submarines. They de clare that these facts show how Am erican respect for neutrality is van ishing and how America is using the present form of submarine warfare to cover the active participation of Am erican concerns in the war on tbe side of the Entente Allies. CLAY COUNTY OFFICIALS GET MUCH BEER AT MOORHCAO Moorhead, Minn., Sept. 29.—Sixty* five cases of beer, twenty-one casks of the same fluid, and one cask of whiskey, were obtained by Clay coun ty authorities in a raid on the North* em Pacific freight and express depot here yesterday afternoon. The railroad company is chsrged In a warrant issued by State's Attorney Dosland, with conducting an nnllcen** ed drinking place, in contravention of the laws of the state, as applied to this county by virtue of its adoption of option. It is maintained that the liquor was shipped in illegally, that it was brought for illegal purpose, and that fictitious consignees are shown on the labels.