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Union Forces in Contest With .Capital EMPLOYERS ALSO TO COPE WITH PROBLEM Big Fund Raised To Defend Eight Hour Legislation Reported (United Press.) Washington, Nov. 21.—No deci sion has been made by the rail way brotherhoods whether they will strike if the Adamson Eight Hour law fails to meet with their demands when applied by the Railroads. President Stone, head of the engineers, declared last week that a strike would foliow if the men did not get a real eight-hour day. This reversal is perplexing labor leaders and rail heads. It is considered certain that the brotherhoods will be content to await a constitutional decision of the Adamson law. In speaking be fore the American Federation of Labor, in session at Baltimore, the brotherhood chiefs maintained absolute silence on this phase. By BASIL M."MANLY. Haliimnre, Mil.. Nov. 21.—The most Important aspect, of I he convention of the American Federation of Lbor, now in session, is the almost universal con viction, not yet. openly expressed, that the grcatesi struggle in history be tween capital and labor is now impend ing! Delegates from all part's of Hie conn try, ranging in.views and temperament from staid old conservatives to bellig erent young "reds," unite in this belief, which they base upon considerations detailed below. It. is probable that this conviction will And clear expression when the re presentatives of* the railroad brother hoods appear before the convention this week, and that as an outcome de finite preparations will be made for mobilizing all the forces of labor in case the conflict should prove unavoid able. As (he chief basis for their appre hensions, the most far-seeing labor leaders look behind the action of the railroad executives in lining up to nullify the Adamson act to the consoli dation of all the traditional foes of or ganized labor in the National Indus trial Conference Board, now holding its first meeting at the Hotel Astor, New York. Since the Mulhall scandals, they point out, the bitterest of these anti union organizations—the National As sociation of Manufacturers and the Na tional Council for Industrial Defense— have been practically in retirement, confining their public activities to such matters as scientific management, ac cident prevention, and welfare work, in the hope that the public would for get the disclosures of .Vlulhall and the lobby investigating committee. Their emergence into the open, with a new name and a new set of officers, is regarded as the sure omen of im pending industrial war. While the names of the officers of this new organization of foes of union labor have not hitherto been promi nent. trade union officials say. all the familiar names, associated with the hardest fought labor battles of the past, appear among the list of dele gates making up the Industrial Con ference Board—John Kirby, Jr.. James A. Emery, Walter Drew. William H. Barr, Charles Cheney and John P. Wood. Consolidation. Never before has there been so gen eral a consolidation of the anti-union forces of the country as is claimed for the new organization. Hitherto, em ployers in each line or industry have been content to perfect their own or ganization, with only such a loose gen eral confederation of interest as was represented by the National Associa tion of Manufacturers, whose activi ties were primarily confined to the field of opposing such labor legislation as the Clayton act and the child labor law. Now, according to unofficial an nouncements, all these separate in dustrial associations have been weld ed together into one organization, in cluding the National Founders' asso ciation, the National Metal Trades as sociation, the National Erectors' asso ciation. the National Association of Cotton Manufacturers, the American Cotton Manufacturers' association, the National Association of Wool Manufac turers, the Silk Association of Amer ica, the United Typothetae, the Ameri can Pulp and Paper association, and the Rubber Club of America. It is claimed by the promoters of this consolidation of employers that the establishment® represented in its membership have eight billion dollars capital and employ six million people. This is discounted by the labor repre sentatves. MEXICAN TELEGRAPHERS LEAVE THEIR KEYS Laredo, Tex.. Nov. 21.—All railway telegraphers in northeTn Mexico will •walk out af 6 o'clock this evening, paralyzing t"he transportation facili ties. Hotii to Get Fat on Cents a Day (United Preu). Chicago, Nov. 21.—Twelve men and women on Health Commissioner Rob ertson's diet squad tpday were to start a two weeks' demonstration on "how to get fat on 40 cents a day." All ate heavily of chicken, turkey and roast beef yesterday in anticipa tion of the struggle. Thus stuffed, they marched to the health commis sioner's office at city hall today and were told the test would not start un til Wednesday. Robertson said it was not fair to start the test in this man ner. The squad will be under Dr. Rob ertson's observation today and tomor row and each person will be weighed daily. Strict rules will govern the diet ing which is intended to show Chi cago house wyes how to hand the knock-out tgf'llie H. C. L. NTO COURT Superintendent Taylor Must Show Cause Why He Turned Down Course CERMAN INSTITUTION ASKS RECOGNITION Sullivan and Sullivan, Mnndan attor neys, today secured from Judge Nues sle an order to show cause why he did not approve of the course of the C.er man-Evangelical parochial school at. Expansion, thus permitting parents to send their children there without, breaking tile compulsory educational laws. This Is the culmination of a school row that has been going on in Mercer county for some time. The German Evangelical synod lias a parochial school near Expansion, but County Superintendent of Schools Thomas re fuses to^ approve its curriculum and parents sending their children to this school have been arrested under the compulsory act. Several of those arrested are to be tried at Stanton this week. When Mr. Thomas refused to ap prove the course of study, State Super intendent Taylor was appealed to. lie upheld Mr. Thomas. Yesterday Sulli van and Sullivan applied to the court for a writ of certiorari, but the court refused to take original jurisdiction and suggested that the lower court be applied to for relief. The order Judge Nuessle granted to day is made returnable Nov. 27 at Bis marck. NOTHING OFFICIAL HEARD HERE AS TO WIRE CHANGE Believed Railroad Contracts With Northern Pacific and Others Will Continue Nothing of an official tenor hag reached railroad heads of the North ern Pacific here as to the current re ports that if no agreement is reached hy the first of the year with the West ern T'nion that the Northern Pacific will install an independent service with other railroads. Officials admitted that they had heard rumors to this effect, but were of the opinion that an" agreement would be effected. The railroads which would install a system of their own, if negotiations failed, are the Northern Pacific, the Great Northern, the Chicago & Northwestern, the Chi cago-Burlington & Quincy and the Great Western. EXCHANGE SUSPENDS WHEN COTTON SOARS London, Nov. 20.—Increase of half a penny in American cotton caused a temporary suspension of the Manches ter exchange, Coming as a surprise to all but the most intimate friends of the contract ing parties, there was announced to day the marriage of Sam Clark of Bis marck. publisher of Jim .Tani .leins, and widely known as a writer and traveler, and Miss Claire Adelaide Johnson, a popular young society wo man of rand Forks. The rites were performed at llj o'clock this morning, at Chicago, whither Sam Clark went last. week, and where he was joined yesterday by his bride-to-be and a wedding par ty from the Forks. From Chicago, Mr. and Mrs. Clark will proceed to New York, where he will superin tend the making of several moving picture film plays from Jim Jam Jems stories. War Zone Honeymoon. Mr. Clark has made application for passports for himself and bride to the All Men at the Front Eager to Clash With Teutonic Ad versaries "FAIR SCRAP" AND THE "BEST MAN" WON Prussians Often Blow Themselves Up in Order to Destroy Their Captors By WILLIAM PHILIP SIMMS. (Copyright, 1916, by the United Press) With the Canadian forces on the Somme, Nov. 20.—This is the story ol' the storming of Regina trench, as told by a sergeant in a Canadian infantry regiment who was one of the stor mers. With a slight scalp wound from a sniper's bullet, which had torn a huge hole in the steel hlmet which he was still wearing and another wound in his shoulder from a shrapnel bul let, he was "evacuating" himself to a dressing station, when I encountered him. It was on the morning after the Canadians had ousted the Germans form their stretch of trench. Light of Wounds. Mud from the toes of his hip boots to his very eyes and with a streak of blood on one side of his face, the ser geant nevertheless made light of his wounds. He smiled as he responded to questions. 'Twas a good fair scrap and the best man won," he explained, speaking with a typical Irish-American accent interlarded with American slang. 'We got the tip at 10 o'clock Friday night that something would be dono about midnight. Everybody was tickled be cause we'd been hankering to get al that Regina trench for the past two weeks. "Our artillery hit it up better and better and we could see by the bril liant moonlight that it was doing big damage to Fritz in the trenches a few hundred yards in front of us. At mid night, our artillery formed a barrage 50 yards in front of us—and our first wave went over the parapet, of our trenches like a machine. Hold Them Back. "Not a son hobbled. My hardest job was keeping my men from advancing too fast and getting under our own shell fire. Also it was pretty hard to the waves of men straight on account of the craters and shell holes of var ious depths of mud. "But when we got within 50 yards of Regina trench we formed a pretty straight line. About this time the Ger mans started their barrage fire too, but they did little damage, the .fire mostly going over our heads. As soon as our barrage lifted off Regina yards and settled 60 yards back, we stormed through. Like Rabbits. "The Boehes scrapped pretty well It seemed strange that anybody could have been left alive after all the shell ing they'd, had, but they ran out of dug outs like rabbits and we had to use our bayonets. "We cleaned out our trenches in a very few seconds, taking prisoners Three in one section were inclined to be troublesome. We told 'em they'd better attend to their knitting and be quiet or else we'd be obliged to finish 'em. Two behaved. But oi\e kept jumping about, feeling in the shadows thrown by the full moon, evidently looking for something. We repeated our order to stop. He didn't obey. Well, only two of the three prisoners taken in that corner of the trench re mained. for we remembered a fort night ago, a German officer, who after surrendering, suddenly threw a hand grenade at one of our officers, blowing the face off and inflicting wounds from which he died. The Prussians fre quently blew themselves up with their captors. Other prisoners were both guards and Saxons. Respect Red Cross. "There were several counter at tacks after we'd"gotten in the tfench— mostly down the trench, which was perpendicular, but we bombed them (Continued from Page Four.) Sam Clark Weds Grand Forks Girl In Chicago Plan War Zone Honeymoon .belligerent, countries of Europe, and if it. is possible to make arrange ments, they, will sail early next month for the war zone, where tliey will remain until spring. They prob ably will be joined in June by Gover nor Hanna and party, the governor announcing today that he hopes to so arrange his affairs as to permit of a second visit to the warring nations. In the event that passports are not procurable, Mr. and Mrs. Clark will go south for the winter, returning in March to Bismarck, where they plan to make their home. Among Bismarck peopple who were ,guests at the wedding was C. H. Croekard, a partner with Mr. Clark in the Jim Jam Jems Publishing com pany. wad THE BISMARCK TRIBUNE SOMME THIRTY-SIXTH YEAR, NO. 281 ASSOCIATED PRESS BISMARCK, NORTH DAKOTA, TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 1916 UNITED PRESS FIVE CENT8 Encircling Entire Rumanian Army American Steamer Siberia Caught On Treacherous Sands of Goddwjn LIFE SAVERS BATTLE WITH STOftjMt IN NIGHT By Daylight Only Fifty Passen gers Had Been Res cued (United Press). ALL SAVED. London—Bulletin-^Nov. 21.— Life savers at Deal station saved all aboard the Sibe/ia. London, Nov. 21.—Passengers and crew on the American steamer. Si beria are threatened as the ship pounds furiously, fast aground on the treacherous Goodwin sands. Alter 24 hours of battling in the teeth of a ter rific storm, life savers succeeded in taking 50 persons who had abandoned the distressed vessel and taken to tho life boat. The nature of the sands and the high sea threatens to prevent the res cue of all the passengers. It was late yesterday before the pre dicament of the ship was discovered. Life savers battled all night and ap proached near enough to pick up 40. Later ten more were snatched from watery graves. HUGHES STILL mils WE in Wilson's California Plurality Es timated at 3,516 From Late Returns NO CONCESSION YET FROM O. O. P. CHIEF (United Press). San Francisco, Nov. 21.—The Repub lican state committee upon official re turns from fifty counties and unofficial from eight others, estimate that Wil son's plurality in this state will be 3,516. They do not expect that the electoral vote will be split. HUGHES STILL SILENT. New York, Nov. 21.—Chairman Wil cox of the Republican national com mittee said that no telegram conced ing Wilson's election or congratula tions from Charles Evans Hughes had yet been sent. BELGIANS IUST HELP GERMANY UK THE WAR (United Press) London, Nov. 21.—Germany is turn ing a deaf epr to the protests from Holland about the deportation of the Belgians to assist in the factories and other Industries of Germany and con quered territory. The imperial empire has an elabor ate plan for the rehabilitation of con quered territory, especially Poland Men now engaged in industrial life, chiefly in ammunition plants, are to be relieved and their places taken bv Belgians so that Germany can in crease her lines on ail the fronts. Despite protests, the deportation of the Belgian workingmen continue. There are heart wrending scenes as the men are loaded into cars and rush ed over the Belgian line. TO CONFER WITH BROTHERHOOD CHIEFS Washington. Nov. 2n.—President rWilson will confer with the four brotherhood leaders at the White House this afternoon. «8 TICKET SALES SHOW CORRESPONDING GAINS Ticket sales for Ahe month of November at the Northern Paei fic station increased 3,000 in num. ber over the corresponding period last year. The increase in Octo ber over the same time last year was 4,000 and for September 6,000 The amount of sales runs on an average of from $22,000 to $28,000 a month. During the first six months in the year 51,000 tickets were told. Throughout October and November there is always a dull spell in traveling circles which increases in leaps and bounds as the holidays speed in. EHG SMS PUNS Feeder Will Carry Company Into Rich Agricultural Region in I Slope TOWN RECENTLY DEFEATED FOR COUNTY SEAT BOOSTED Thriving Inland Community Ex pected to Boom as Result of Extension Seattle, Wash., Nov. 21.—H. E'. Far ling,, vice president of the Milwaukee line, on his return here yesterday from the east, officially announced the completion of plans for building a feeder extension in North Dakota next year from New England to Ami don, to cost $750,000. This extension will put the Milwau kee into a rich new grain tonnage territory already developed. Farling spent several days in tour ing the farming sections of North Dakota and Montana. He says farm ers in these districts, due to the high prices of wheat, are enjoying the greatest prosperity of their history. High wheat prices the past two years have resulted in the fall plowing of a greater acreage than since the be ginning of the war. Aic.kinson bids fair to become a big railroad center of western North Dakota, as a result of the initiative of the farmers and business men in promoting three independent projects, preliminary surveys for which have already been completed, or are now under way. The three lines are: Dickinson to Now Fngland to Mott. Dickinson to liiernvan. Dickinson to a point 40 miles north west. The Equity Engineering company of Fargo is the contracting company for the handling of each of the three surveys. Dickinson is in the heart of a big district that, is not adequately sup plied by railroads, and the business men there determined to take the in itiative in pulling the city on the map. Since the people have shown so much interest in the proposition, it has been reported that the Northern Pacific had become interested in a plan for an extension south from. Dickinson. Another plan credits the N. P. with ibeing interested in an extension of the Mandan-Mott line to Marmarth, newly selected county seat of Slope county. Still another southwestern railroad project is the proposed extension of the Milwaukee line from New Kng land to Amidon. In northwestern North Dakota, the Wildrose line will be opened for oper ation this week. The Wildrose extension runs from Wildrose to Grenora, and rails have been laid the entire distance. All along the extension, there has been intense activity in building pro jects, with the result that the line opens up with real business prospects right off the jump. Big celebrations are planned in the several towns. «8 YOUNGSTER SHOULD BE 4 A REAL POLITICIAN (Tribune Special Service.) Sanborn, N. D., Nov. 21.— 4 On election day in Sanborn a 4 son was born to Mr. and Mrs. F. B. Hughes. The odd fea- 4 4 tures of this birth lie in the facts that the father's name is 4 Hughes and the mother's maid 4 en name was Wilson, and that 4 4 the birth occurred on the day 4 that Hughes and Wilson con- 4 4 tended for the presidency of 4 the United States. 4 (Associated Press). Chicago, Nov. 21.—Practically all of the bars in the down-town district, of Chicago today boosted the price of beer by serving it in glasses two-thirds the size of those used heretofore. No longer will the schooner sail across the bar in exchange for a nick el. Insead a tiny vessel will ferry a mere skiffload of suds to the parched shore just below the beetling mus tache. For beer is going up before it goes down, according to local brewers. NEXT SPRINC GLASS MAY BE NEXT BOSS OF TREASURY! This Virginia congressman is aid to bo slated for tho job of secretary of the.treasury, succeeding W McAdoo, the president's son- in-law. SCHOOL HAS LEAD OF UY 8000 If Construction of Law is Correct Proposition Has Carried by Safe Margin BOOTLEGGER BILL IS TO BECOME A LAW Willi only fourteen counties missing, the vote so far favors the establish ment of another normal school at Dickinson. The Slope counties re sponded nobly and gave the normal a large vote. Institutional counties were not so enthusiastic, although some of them in which educational istitutions are located did fairly well. 8,000 Ahead. The vote so far as it i3 tabulated with fourteen counties missing is 38, 108 for the establishment of the nor mal as against 30,044 opposed. Sever al of the counties to be heard from offi cially will favor the project, so there seems to be no question of the matter receiving a -.ajority vote. It ntiw de pends upon the majority demanded under the law. Competent attorneys insist that all that is necessary is a majority of those voting on the pro position and others contend that it takes a majority of those voting at the election. Win Victory. Prohibition forces have been suc cessful in saving the bootlegger law from repeal. There were 27,636 votes cast for repeal and 33,794 votes to up hold the act. Returns are missing still from fourteen counties but this will not change the result. The farmers have voted to sustain the repeal of the mill levy for terminal elevators. They were evidently con fused, believing that an affirmative vote would knock the repeal act out.' There were 33,143 votes for the repeal as against 31,640. Sentiment is closely divided on the proposition of another insane asylum. With fourteen counties missing the vote stands: For the asylum 30,673 and aganst 30.714. The complete re turns can easily overcome the lead of the opposition vote. Within the next few days the com plete vote will be in on the amend ments. REMINGTON CALLED TO SERVE ON U. S. JURY P. C. Remington, president of the City National bank, was subpoenaed late yesterday as a juror for the fed eral term of court now in session at Fargo. He left last evening on No. 2. Many of the jurors sitting on the Kittel and the Improvement cases, which were long drawn out affairs, asked the court to be dismissed. Their request was granted ahd a new venire called. Dry States Can Jeer But Wet Ones Must Pay More For Their Beer Alas for the patrons of Mike's beer tunnel, where they served it in gold fish globes! Either the globes will have to be sold to the aquariums or Mike will have to charge six cents a throw. For soon five cents will buy only a sort of demi-beer served in a glass better suited to an after-dinner portion of kuemmel. The brewers say they simply cannot afford to serve teamsters'-size beers any more unless they get more than a nickel for them. The good old days when you wondered whether the bar tender expected you to take a swim or a drink are passing. "If this thing keeps on," said Mike, proprietor of the aforementioned beer tunnel, today, "the brewers can sell their trucks and deliver the goods in those nifty little runabouts the jewel ers use." Home Edition RUSSIA TRIES TO TAKE HMO Pressure So Intense That Entire! Army Is Now En dangered M! MACKENSEN MAY TAKE FALKENHAYN'S PLAC1) Million Men Sweeping Around Rear of Little Balkan Army I Ml '\rJ2Ell REFUSES TO OBEY (United Press) London, Nov. 21.—News dispatch from Athens says that Greece will refuse de mands of Allies, that all cen tral powers diplomats leave the Greek capital at once. Al lies may force them to leave before tomorrow. Berlin, "Nov. 21.—Oaivoa. was occupied by (ierman troops at noon today. j' (United Press). London, Nov. 21.—Russia, in an at tempt to relieve the tremendous pres sure caused by Falkenhayne's drive on the Wallachian frontier, began an of fensive today along the front from Con stanza to Cernaroda. The Roumanian army is in the great est danger of being outflanked. Rou« manians are being forced 'back down the valley of Jiul and meanwhile Falk enhayn, with a million men, is sweep ing around their rear. It seems almost certain that the Roumanians must evacuate the western part of their country in order to save their army. Dispatches from Bucharest stata that Falkehayn is to be recalled and that Mackensen will succeed him ia the final' phases of a campaign that has for its object the reduction of Rou ipania in .the same relentless manner hfi Serbia. Roumanians Retirer Roumanians have retired td Filiash under strong Teutonic offensive. Ger man infantry ki now before Ceraivoa and sweeping forward against the Rou manians. On the Somme front, the British raided enemy trenches at Goncourt* Rocklincourt and Ypres with success Canadian troops advanced along 600 yards to a depth of 1,0K yards. Given Lion's Share. The Serbians are given the lion's share of honor by the morning papers in discusing the fall of Monastir. The capture of Hill 1212 by the Serbians and their rapid advance to Hill 137S. threatening the Bulgarian's only ave nue of retreat along the Prilep road, is considered the main factor in forc ing the hasty evacuation of the city. Military opinion insists that the AN lies must now advance toward Prilep* using Monastir as a base, and front, there to Negotin on the Vardar. Front the latter town they claim that tha Bulgarian positions east of the Cerna could be outflanked and the frontier passes opened to the Allied forces which are now engaged northwest of Saloniki. The fall of Monastir is con sidered as clearly showing the super iority of the Allies over the German Bulgar forces in view of the formid able defenses which had been creat ed around the city. To Free Lithunia. Germany is about to follow up her declaration of Polish independence with a similar announcement regard ing Lithunia, according to dispatcher from Switzerland to the morning news papers. The dispatches say that the new state will probably receive Prince Bit el Friedrich, second son of the emper or, as its sovereign and will form a state of the German emp.ire with similar status to that of Bavaria or Saxony. As in the case of Poland, tho dispatches add, a Lithunia trmy to fight under Field Marshal von Hinden burg will be formed. It is estimated that Lithunia could raise 150,000 men, CHillS CUNT raunns CISC Taken Under Advisement AM Arguments for the Defense Yesterday The supreme court now has th§ Crant S. You mans damage suit against Governor L. B. Hanna, Secre tary of State Thomas Hall, former Attorney General Andrew Miller andj other members of a former stato banking board, under advisement. The case was argued for the defenss yesterday afternoon by Deputy Attor ney General Francis J. Murphy and Attorney John E. Greene of Minot, Congressman James Manahan was ex* pected to appear for the plaintiff, hut he did not arrive, and Youmans' casfl( was submitted on a brief. Youmans' a prominent Ward conn* ty financier, was proprietor of a hanIC which the state banking board closed. Jle protested the action and filed suit in the Ward county district court td recover damages from the individual members, aggregating $250,000. Ik* district court held for the defendants* and Youmans then appealed to the su preme court.