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PARTLY CLOUDY Essential That Prestige of United States Be Maintained, De clares Hughes WAR NOT NECES8ARY TO PRESERVE POWER Candidate Cites Crimes in Mex ico as Examples, in Thrilling Speech Youngstown, Ohio, Oct. 20.—Charles Evans Hughes, Republican candidate for president, was greeted by an en thusiastic audience at Youngstaown Thursday evening. The nominee spoke with fervor and sunk his facts into the hearts of those in attendance. He said in part: "The president of the United States is the trustee of executive power. Placed in control of our agencies of international industries he is the guardian of the rights of American citizens. He has no authority to sur render thfem, no right to impair them. Upon his firmness in main taining them depends our security and our peace. When the Democrat ic platform four years ago promised that the constitutional rights of Amer ican citizens should protect them on our borders and go with them throughout the world, when it prom ised full protection for American lives and property abroad it stated an es tablished American principal. "One of America's greatest jurists, speak ing for the supreme court of the Unit ed States, said a year ago, another privilege of a citizen of the United States is to demand the jpre and pro tection of the'Federal government for his life, liberty and property when on the high seas or within the jurisdic tion of a foreign government." Administration Fell 'Down "Now we, told that the adminis tration has ^iffted back on this Amer ican doctrftj'egl^ull protection. That is what It's je'$*dUig .apologist finds it's record in tP riiean.. It is a re versal witKou,t authority and in vio lence of in'e,.'specific pledge upon which it was elected. Instead of fol lowing its clear line of duty. It en gaged in a personal vindictive war leaving the lives and property of our citizens to be destroyed. "This deplorable course lowered in ternational prestige when tlio admin istration did speak for American rights the words were not taken seri ously, it had made its reputation." Can Protect Without War "Fifty unfortunate Americans start ed by train from Chihuahua to visit •he Cusi mines after having received assurance from Carranzista authori ties in the state of Chihuahua that the country was safe, and that a guard on the train was not necessary. The Americans held passports, or safe conducts issued by authorities of the of the de facto government, January 10, the train was stopped by Villa bandits and 18 of the American party were striped of their clothes and shot in cold blood, in what is known as "the Santa Ysabel massacre." "WSth in a month after this barbarous slaughter of inoffensive Americans it was noticeable that Villa was oper ating within twenty miles of Cusihur iachic, and publicly stated that his purpose was to destroy the American lives and property. Villa's unhinder ed activities culminated in the unpro voked and cold blooded attack upon American soldiers and citizens in the town of Columbus, on the night of March 9, the details o£ which do no', need repetition here in order to re fresh your memory with the heinous ness of the crime. "An administration imbued with the spirit of true Americanism would be incapable of permitting such outrages. It must bring the blush of shame to the cheek of every American that ap ologizes for the deplorable record in Mexico should be made after this fashion." True American Spirit Essential "We want peace we want an endur ing peace. We cannot have peace if we have a decadence of American spirit. We need an administration that is not comparing those who fought and preserved our liberty's to murderers and raping bandits. We want an administration which will preserve the honor of the American name." MINOT FIRM TO OWN MONTANA BANK Minot. N". D., Oct. 20.—Jurgen Ol son of the firm of Jurgen Olson & Co., has returned from Montana, where he completed arrangements for the purchase of two banks in that state along the new line of the Great Northern between Lewiston and Fair view. Mr. Olson stated that condi tions in that state are good and he in tends to own a line of banks there as well as in this state. THIRTY-SIXTH YEAR, NO. 254 (NEWS OF THE WORLD) "I Had to Shoot Him," Says Girl Held by Police, While Father Lies Near Death Doctors Ob serve Her to Decide if She is Mentally Deficient. By HONOR FANNING. Chicago, Oct. 20.—Fern Roberts, 16, is absent today from Lakeview high school. Her father? Dr. Grant J. Roberta, is at the point of death in Norwegian Deaconess hospital with two bullet holes in his body. If Dr. Roberts dies his schoolgirl daughter wi'J be probably the young est girl ever to face a charge of mur der in this country! "I shot him because I had to shoot," she said as I stood beside her cot in Two hours later police went to the home of the girl's grandparents, with whom she lived. The police were led to the girl's bedroom, where she lay quietly fn bed. On entering the house, after shoot ing her father,- the girl had gone soft ly to her room without disturbing her grandparents. Dr. Roberts was formerly a member of the U. S. medical board in the Pan ama canal zone. He is of high pro fessional standing in Chicago. Doctors say the girl may be men tally deficient and are observing her. When I looked into her calm, brown eyes, noted her pretty soft cheeks and slender, graceful body, I almost hoped that what the doctors think may be true. It would be too frightful, too wholly at odds with nature if this gentle-voic ed, pretty girl cold deliberately under take the murder of her father. HUGHES IS READY FOR Fiji. EFFORT Presidential Candidate Practically Ready to Commence His Last Campaign Trip New York, Oct. 20.—Charles 12. Hughes, presidential nominee, left this city tonight for Montclair, N. J., after conferring with William R. Wilcox, chairman of the Republican National committee on plans for the candidate's final campaign trip to the middlewest. The candidate will remain at Mont clair for three or four days. Tentative plans have been made for Mr. Hughes to speak in New England after his speech in Brooklyn next Wednesday night. He then will spend three or four days here before stalling for Indiana and Ohio. CLOSE SCHOOLS. Lucca. N. D., Oct. 20.—With the de velopment of three cases of infantile paralysis here, the public schools have been closed as a preventative measure. All three victims are in one family. One new case is reported from James town. ptenwtxk FERN RQBEiRTS the Bridewell hospital. "I wish I had killed him. I meant to." "He called me an imbecile and girls would not go with me. He said bad things about nay mamma. "You know, mamma is divorced. 1 haven't seen her for a long time. She left father four years ago. I tried to bring them together. I wanted a home. I wanted someone to love and some one to love me, not to call me a fool. "Sometimes father said I was not his real daughter, but his step-daugh ter. Sometimes he took me to movies and called me pet names." The night of the attempted murder, according to the police, the girl asked her father to go with her to a movie show. After the show, while they were walking along a dark street, she drew a revolver and fired twice. She ran and the revolver discharged. She was wounded in the knee. Youngest Girl Ever to Face Murder Charge in United States May be Fate Of School Miss Who Shot Her Father m- 5 ''i Highest Prices Since "Leiter Corner" Prevail In Broad and and Active Trading Chicago. Oct. 20.—Highest prices since the Civil war, exxcept during the "Leiter corner," resulted in (lie wheat market today from a series of wild rushes to buy and from a tem porary scarcity of offers. On (he bulge, however, profit taking sales were heavy and there was an unset tled close. iFinal |pHices with (De cember at $1.6D 1-4 to $1.6!) 1-2, and May at $1.69 1-8 to $1.69 3-8, ranged from 58c decline to ?-4c advance, as compared with yesterday's finish. Corn gained at 1 1-2 to 2 8-8c, and oats n-8 to 3-4c. In provisions, the outcome was unchanged to 40c high er. Urgency to acquire wheat was man ifested chiefly in the first half of the session. One of the main reasons ap peared to be that yesterday's export sales were said to have reached the huge total of nearly two billion bush els. Many holders seemed to have arriv ed at the conclusion in the last half of the day that the recent big ad vances in the value of wheat had per haps discounted for the time being all the known bullish conditions. Corn futures jumped 5c a bushel at one time today and the market, for immediate delivery, reached the not ably high level of $1 a bushel for No. 2 Yellow. Oats, although unusually active, seemed to be swayed altogeth er by the course of wheat and corn. steaierHs W IN GALE Vessel Laden With Lumber Foun ders on Lake Erie In Terrific Blow Cleveland, O., Oct 20—The steamer, Marshall Butters, laden with lumber, foundered on Lake Erie this afternoon during a heavy gale off southeast shoals, near the mouth of the Detroit river. Three members of the crew were rescued by the steamer, Billings, and brought here. The other twelve members of the crew are believed to have been rescued by the steamer, HartwelJ, which is bound for Ashta bula. CENTRAL POWERS RESUME OFFENSIVE iMf:* BIG BULGE IN WHEAT MARKET GRAIN HITS TOP MARK SINCE '98 F! HAVE CITYJIOIE Believes Closer Co Operation Will Benefit Both Merchant and Agriculturist. ATTACKS UNFAIR METHOD OF GRADING STATE GRAIN The Hon. Lynn J. Frazier address ed one of the largest, crowds which ever assembled in Tappan yesterday in a strong plea for closer co-opera tion between the business man and the farmer and between country and city. The next governor was the principal speaker at the dedication of the new Farmers' Union hall, and the huge amphitheatre was filled with people who came from miles around to hear the .Republican leader. Frazier dwelt upon the dependence of the farmer and the merchant upon one another, showing that when times are bad on the farm they are bad in the shop. He devoted some time to the farmers' complaint against the method employed in grading grain in Minneapolis, stating that good North Dakota No. 1 Hard wheat is mixed with other grades at the mills, and that Minnesota is given the credit for quality. He also mentioned reports that have shown the resales of more No. 1 North Dakota hard wheat than was purchased, indicating a mixing of grades after their receipt in Min nesota. For Hughes and M'Cumber. The Republican state standard bearer discussed the issues of the day enroute to Bismarck last evening. He repeated his stand for the Republi can tickets, 'national and state, and declared that Hughes and McCumber will have his wholehearted support. Frazier spent tlie night in the Capi tal City and this morning he will leave for Jamestown, where he re news his speech-making campaign. Hall on Platform. Thomas Hall, secretary of state, shared the platform with Frazier and made one of the principal addresses of the day at Tappan. Henry Rich- (Continued oa Page Two) BISMARCK, NORTH DAKOTA, SATURDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 20, 1916 (BY ASSOCIATED PRESS) Srtlmni. FOR BISMARCK fl Provision Made in Annual Budget for Modernizing City Depart ment FLUSHER WILL BE USED IN CLEANING PAVEMENT Sanitary Method of Scouring Streets to be Adopted—That Bowling Alley Bismarck's fire department is to be modernized. Provision was made in the annual budget ordinance adopted last evening for the purchase of the Capital City's first motor truck. Bismarck's newly paved 3treets are to be cleaned in an approved, sani tary manner. The city commission last evening appropriated funds for the purchase of a flusher, which will sweep and scrub and rinse the pave ments all in one operation. Annual Budget Low. Incidentally, the annual budget is the lowest adopted in some years. More money was reappropriated from last year's fund to help out on this year's expenses than has been avail able for the last six years. The city will require for the operation of all its departments $57,315. but it will levy against the real and personal property of Bismarck only $51,660.97 for the ensuing year, while there will be reappropriated into the general fund $6,354.0% which remained oil hand after the payment of all bills for the fiscal year ending August 31. In the teontihgent fund a balance of $501) will be carried over. Where the Money Goes. The money will be appropriated in to the several funds as follows: General Fund. Public library $2,500 Part of unpaid special assessment against city property 1,000 Salaries. President and members city comuiision 2,400 Auditor •. 900 Treasurer 300 City attorney 720 Board of Equalization.. 100 City assessors 1,125 $ 5,545 Printing and stationery 1,000 Printing city ordinances 300 1,300 Street Department. Street lighting 6,500 Office expenses city en gineer 720 Salary street commis sioner 1,200 Street repairs, etc 3,500 Custer park maintain ance 300 Sprinkling streets and new sprinkler 1.500 Street crossings 1,000 14,720 Health Department. Salary commissioner .. 400 Salary milk inspector .. 450 Expense and supplies.. 300 Ciiy hospital rebuilding 1,750 2,000 Fire Department. Salary chief 900 Salary firemen 400 Salary custodian and driver 1,000 Motor truck, care team, sundries 1,750 4,050 Police Department. Salary chief 1.&00 Salary captain 1 200 Salary policeman 900 Board of prisoners, fees police magistrate and sundries 1,000 Special police 300 4,900 (Continued on Fagu Two 0 O ARE YOU REGISTERED? EQUALLY embarassed IfERGOT 1 PSHAW, I registered AN' I CAN'T REGISTER, AN' I'M JE5 dyin' t'help ELECT MY Oi.' COLLEGE DECIDE. WHICH TO V/OTE FOR. CHUM FLAYED FOR STANO ON Tl NwwwwvwwNwwwwwwwwwsswxwwwwvwfc GIF FORD PINCHOT Tribune Special Service. Fargo, N. D., Oct. 20.—President Wilson was flayed for his attitude to ward conservation accused of seeking to compromise with interests seeking to grasp resources of the nation, and charged with refusing to take ac tion which would retain to the people their rights in the public domain, in an address delivered here tonight by Gilford Pinchot, who was chief fores ter under President Roosevelt and one of the founders of the national pro gresslve party. Sought Compromise. "President Wilson has gone so far as to propose to the conservation forces that they make a compromise with the opposition forces that are attempting to grasp the resources of the nation for their own benefit," declared Pin chot, to an audience which filled the Knights of Columbus hall. Wilson, Pinchot charged, made such a proposal in his speech accepting the nomina tion for the presidency, when he called on the conservation forces and private interests to reach an agreement "for the advancement of the cause." Can be no Compromise. "There can be no agreement or com promise so far as 1 am concerned," asserted Pinchot. "My fight is for re tention to the people of their national resources." Giving Water Rights. Commenting on the progress through congress of the Shields water power measure, Pinchot insisted that it was a question of giving outright valuable waterpowcr rights. It had the ap (Continuea oa Page Two* l« CLASH HEABJAN JOSE Officials Believe Band of Drunken Soldiers are Responsible for Shooting NO LOSSES SUFFERED BY U. S. TROOPERS San Antonio, Texas, Oct. 20.—Am erican troops and Mexicans clashed near San Jose in the Big Bend coun try yesterday afternoon, according to a report received by General Funs ton early tonight from Col. Joseph Gaston, commander of the district. The fight lasted for 45 minutes. No losses were suffered by the Am ericans and information is lacking re garding the loss among the Mexicans. Washington Dispatch. Washington, Oct. 20—The dispatch made no mention of firing by the Am erican troopers and said there was no casualties on either side. Officials here were inclined to attach little significance to the incident, believing that an irresponsible band had blun dered upon the detachment of Amer icans and had withdrawn after firing a few desultory shots. There was nothing in General Funston's dis patch, it was said, to indicate a pro longed engagement. A paraphrase of the dispatch fol lows: "Commanding office of Big Bend district reports that on the evening of October 19. 23 men of the Sixth Cavalry and a Texas squadron of cav alry at San Jose, ten miles below Ruidosa, were fired upon from the Mexican side by a party of about 30 Mexicans. Some of these Mexicans crossed to our side, but immediately withdrew to the Mexican side. There were no casualties on either side." Later reports show firing was prob ably done by drunken Mexicans. Last Edition nvs nonv ENTENTE ALLIES ED IN Oil JUL Teutons Storm Russian Positions Near Lemberg With Decided Success ROUMANIANS THROWN BACK NEAR DOBRUDJA German Submarine Active In Mediterranean Sink Several British Ships London, Oct. 20.—In France, in Gall* cia, and in the Dobrudja region of Rou mania, the armies of the Central pow ers have successfully taken the of fensive against their opponents. They also are holding the Entente allies in check in northern Macedonia, and era continuing the fighting on the Tram* sylvania-Roumania frontier. Crown Prince Rupprecht of Bavaria, assuming the initiative on tbe Soman* front in France, has, according to the Berlin war office, recaptured from the British, the greater part of the posi tions won from the Germans October 18 between Eaucourt L'abbaye, and Le Baique, between the Pozieres-Bapau me road, and Gueudcourt and toward Beaucourt. The Germans also bave successfully withstood British at tacks near Courcelette and Le Sara and on tbe Pozieres-Bapaume road. London chronicles the reputoe with heavy casualties of a German attack la the Thiepval region. Storm Russian Positions. On the eastern front, the Teutonic forces have stormed Russian positions on the left bank of the Narayuvka river, southeast of Lemberg, and held the conquered ground against counter attacks. Fourteen officers and 2,050 men and 11 machine guns were taken here by Prince Leopold's troops. Resume Drive in Dobrudja. Field Marshal von Mackensen again has resumed his drive toward the Con*. stanza-Bucharest railroad in Dobrudja. While Berlin reports the fighting there as "livelier" Bucharest admits the Roumanian left wing along the sea* coast has been thrown back. Petro* grad reports that the Teutonic at tacks were repulsed with heavy loss* es and the battle continues. The Roumanian armies are fighting hard to drive the troops of the Central powers back through the passes into Transylvania. Bucharest reports the beginning of an offensive in the Oltus valley, northeast of Kronstadt, and the taking of Mount Surul, east of ths Rothenthurm pass, south of Uermaq stadt. Attacks by the bran defile and the Trotus-Uzul and Alt valleys were repulsed by the Roumanians. Violent fighting continues in Mount Pasubio, in the Trentino region, with iiome and Vienna both claiming slight successes. Two British Ships Sunk. German submarines operating In the Mediterranean have sunk two British ships bound for Salonlki with supplies. The sinking of three ves sels, two of them of neutral national* ity, by German boats is reported from London. 'OIKm.* in GIVEN GREAT Of All Makes Urgent Plea to Voters to Stand Firm For Republican Congress I Casselton, X. D., Oct. 20.—Senator H. J. McCumber spoke in the Port land theatre here this evening to ft crowded house, the Republican com mittee taking the house for the night and admitting only adults. MSn? from the country and adjacent towns were present. Mr. McCumber was in excellent form and voice, and in eloquent words told North Dakota farmers of the necessity of a sound tariff law to suc ceed free trade when the war abroad ceased. .He was loudly applauded for his rf marks upon the failures of the Dem ocrats in government, for their loss of surplus in the treasury, and for their miserable rural credits law. The senator was most happy in ridl* culing the plea that Wilson has kept us out of war, and his narrative o£ what has happened to us in our rela tions with Mexico as the result of tlM present administration's wabbling pol« icy of interference was listened td with intense interest. Mr. McCumber closed with a pleat for Hughes and the vote for a Repab* lican congress.