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j- The Weather Colder Tonight. OF HUNT SEAT -A ipers Already Drawn in Appli cation for Order Restraining County Auditor Governor Alter Advisory Vote Reserves Selection of Gov ernment Seat FINE CITIES TELL OF GOOD POINTS FOR JOB The capital of new Grant county may not be named tbis week or next. Paipers have been prepared in an ap plication for a writ of injunction, re straining Lee Nichols, auditor of Mor ton county, from certifying to the sec retary of state the ijeturns of the re cent election, when division was vot ed on. The election, so far as divi sion is concerned, was illegal, the applicants claim, inasmuch as one township in the notice published \n the Carson Press, it is alleged, was improperly described, the northwest corner being used where the south east corner should have been speci fied. The application will be made this week, it is anticipated, probaibiy be fore Judge J. M. Hanley. It is rumor ed that back of this new development is a community, or several commun ities, who do not like the lines along which Morton county was 'divided and who are not satisfied with the trend of the race for the county seatship has taken. It is hinted "taht if an in junction cannot be obtained in dis trict court, the matter will be carried to the supreme court. New Liepsiz, Carson, Elgin, Bris bane and Leith are engaged in a bat tle to the finish for the county seat of the recently created Grant county. The decision rests with Governor L. B. Hanna, who has to guide him the first, second and third choice of the chairmen of the various delegations as registered at the hearing held in the house chamber yesterday after noon. Governor Hanna will announce his decision as soon as he is officially advised that Grant county has been formed. Late yesterday afternoon he had not been so informed, and he did not anticipate a formal notification from the Morton coutjiy hoarjl of can vassers until Friday. ,W. Odd Procedure ,r„ The procedure adopted in determin ing the first county seat of'Grant is rather confusing. Apparently* the chief executive has jijo, powpr beyond the appointment of the commission ers to serve the thr^e, districts into which Grant has been divided. The governor, however, ip. ^sking yester day afternoon for an advisory note from the chairman of the. different del egations, considered' only the prefer ence for the county seatship. Inas much as practically every delegation expressed a different choice for com I missioners, and since only one—Car son—named a full slate of three, it is I rather difficult to determine just how Mr. Hanna is to arrive at his con clusion. The Hearing The house chamber- was filled when the governor/called the hearing to or der at 3 o'clock yesterday afternoon. Mr. Hanna announced that everyone would be recognized, whether advo cating the name of a .tpwn for county seat or urging the appointment of candidates for the commiss-ionerships. To expedite matters, the towns were heard alphabetically Brisbane Flr*t Brisbane was heard first through M. M. Hayden, who stated that his community believed it was as well lo cated as any to command the favor of the new county, and that he. proposed for commissioner the name of Peter Ferguson of Wade, whom, he believed acceptable' not only to Brisbane, but to the entire southeastern part of the county. He was seconded by Mr. Lu beck of Freda, who felt that Brisbane was the proper location for the coun ty seat, and, more particularly, that Ferguson should be a member of the county commission. Mr. Jensen of Raleigh was moire interested in the commissionership than the county seat, and he insisted that Ferguson should be named to represent his dis trict. Mr. Gross of Stebbins second ed the nomination of Ferguson and al so nominated Mr. Wade. Carson on the Job Carson was represented by H. H. Halenberg, who had prepare*! an ad dress which he delivered effectively. He called attention to, the fact that Carson was the oldest postoffice in Grant county that the Carson Press was the oldest and best established 'newspaper in the new county that during the past year the Northern Pa y! cific had invested a large amount in a permanent water supply system in Carson that Carson boasted of the best water west of the Missouri tha.t I' good wagon roads led to Carson from the most remote portions of the coun JP ty that Carson is the only represent !r ative North Dakota town seeking the county seat of Grant, a town not af "fected by any outside trade influences, but which buys its supplies and ir,impends its money in North Dakota '•''^that awkward railroad facilities al ready have cost the state many thou sands of dollars, and that the new \aeat of government should be acces $4 sible not only to every part of Grant county, but to the state capital as well. a Mr. Hallenberg closed with an en dorsement of John D. Thompson, Thomas E. McDowell and W. E. Scripture for members of the Grant county commission. Among others who spoke for Car son was Fred Leith, who settled to Continued on Pafe lkrac) !X Is Lost Five Days In Woods WOftACP- TACKSON For five dayc Horace Jackson, 63, of the Chicago board of trade, wandered about in the northern Minnesota woods, with only froz en cranberries to keep him from starving. He had been lost on his hunting trip, after killing a bull moose. Jackson was ready to give up when his Finn guide came up. The guide, Jackson says, will get $1,000 for the rescue, THE PALL OF WMI OUSTS PULL OF up DEATH German Emperor Is Expected in Vienna Today to Attend Fu neral of Francis Joseph NEW RULER MAY USE TITLE OF KAISER KARL Vienna, Nov. 23.—The pall of war will overcast the pall of death. There will'be only rigidly informal observances of the rde4th 6f (Emperor Francis Joseph, Officials do not want any parade of'sbrrow. Geitnan news dispatches claim that the new ruler will' be called Kaiser and King 'Karl, the First. Kaiser Wilhelm is ex petted io arrive in Vi ehba this aftemdon, The death of the monarch was caus ed by a cold 'that' he caught while •walking in Schoenbrunn park, ten days ago. Pneumonia of the right lung developed. Emperor Joseph practically died in the harness. He arose at his usual hour Tuesday and engaged in govern mental buaines and received his daughter at 8:00 p. m., and two hours later gave an' audience to Foreign Minister Burian. Entente Press Bitter. The journals of the Entente Pow ers are especially bitter in their comr ments. This, from the Matin, Paris, is typical: '"The sinister old man who for 68 years wore tHe double crown, disap pears too soon, notwithstanding, his 86 years, for he has not seen the ap proaching hour of expiation of the crimes for which he will bear eter nally in history, a crushing responsi bility and stigma. Hut the spectre of punishment must have haunted 'his latter days if this man, so monstrous ly indifferent, was accessible to any feeling whatever—this man who wit nessed, unmoved, the worst catastro phes heaped up by fate on his family and his country. The irony of fate! "If he had disappeared from the scene three years sooner, the world would have forgotten his calculating cowardice, his ferocious egotism, his hypocrisy, and would have remember ed only the private and public mis fortunes which marked almost all the years of his reign, without reflecting that these misfortunes were all de served. He perhaps would have' been pitied. But justice has not permitted that he swindle the world out of this supreme homage. It has made for his death a setting of reprobation and horror." President Wilson today sent the following message of condolence to Emperor Karl Franz Josef, of Austria 'Hungary upon receipt of word of the death of the late emperor, Francis Joseph: "I beg of your majesty and the im perial and royal family to accept the sincerest sympathy of JJrs. "Wilson and myself in the great loss which you have sustained in the death of your illustrious uncle for whom I en tertained sentiments of high esteem and regard. Extend Condolences. "I also extend to your majesty tho condolences of the government and people of the United States and con vey to you my best wishes for your personal well being and prosperity." The president addressed the new ruler as, "His Majesty Karl Franz Josef, emperor of Austria, king of Bo hemia and Apostolic King of Hun gary." HERE FOR SEVERAL DAYS. Jesse Crow of Beulah is spending several days in Bismarck. He is reg istered at the Grand Pacific.' HUCHES WIS WILSON IIS BEST WISHES i- •. President Returns Message to the Defeated Candidate for Office SIGN THAT RECOUNTS WILL NOT BE ASKED Marks End .of Strenuous Contest for Presidency of United States $3,000,000 IN BETS. New York, Nov. 23.—The last stakeholders who have been hold ing to the finish until Hughes con ceded Wilson's election, are pay ing bets. It is estimated $3,000, 000 changed hands this after noon. Nov. 23.—Charles Evans Hughes, defeated candidate for president of thtif United States, last evening sent president Wilson congratulations up on his re-election. Convinced that the president had carried California beyond a quibble, Mr. Hughes for warded formal expressions of good will. President Wilson replied briefly as follows: "1 am sincerely obliged to you for your message of congratulation. Al- low me to assure you my good wishes were delayed because Republican I (Special to the Tribune.) Fargo, N. D., Nov. 23.—The North Dakota Comity commission meeting here this afternoon elected the fol lowing officers for the coming year: President, W. iM. iMatthcws, Grand Forks vice president, A. E. Peterson, Fargo, and secretary, W. C. Lyon of Valley City. Tho executive commit tee consists of the above and the Rev. T. A. Olsen of Jamestown. The proposal for the federation of churches at Wildrose was referred to the committee. mama MICE HIE Of Three Large Firms Burglarized Last Tuesday Evening—Loot Nets About $300 Police headquarters this morning got word of a series of burglaries pull ed in Fargo Tuesday, in which the DeLendrecie department store, the Christian Drug company and the Pure Food store were visited. Description of the articles taken from each place was sent here. The sum of $100 in cash was taken from the DeLendrecie department store and about $100 in articles drugs to the amount of about $150 and cash amounting to 49 cents were taken from the drug store, and about $4.00 in pens and pliers from the Pure Food store. FARIER KILLED IN AUTOMOBILE SPILL La. George Stickle of Diesem, Moure County, Meets Death Under Car He Was Driving La Moure, N. D., Nov. 23.—George Stickle of Diesem, LaMoure county, was killed this week, when the car he was driving overturned at a point a short distance from Diesem. The other occupants of the car, Cornie Drenth and Gott Bigelow, also living in the Diesem. neighborhood. Jumped and escaped with slight bruises. The accident happened when Stickle lifted one hand from the steer ing wheel to his cap to pall down his Emperor Charles VIII, new ruler of Austria-Hungary, exercised his first powers as soverign by issuing or- earlaps. The car began to veer to ders confirming the appointments of. one side of the road and in pulling all the ministers of his aged grand' uncle's reign. the machine back into position, he turned too quickly. VISITORS IN CAPITAL CITY. Among the business visitors in the city today are, 1* C. Herron of Leith and H. H. Gray of Wilton. THIRTY-SIXTH YEAR, NO. 283 ASSOCIATED PRESS BISMARCK, NORTH DAtfOT£ THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 1916 UNITED PRESS FIVE CENTS Reported American Surgeons Were On Board the Hospital Ship BRITISH PRE8S BITTER IN ITS COMMENTS Said That Former Pledges to This Country Were Not Observed London, Nov. 23.—Although the ad miralty failed to amplify yesterday's statement relative to'the sinking of. the Britannic, it is thoroughly estab lished that the disaster was the work of a German submarine. The Britan nic was known as the most thorough ly equipped of all ocean-liners. The English press and public are bitterly denouncing what they term Teutonic frightfulness. It is known that the Britannic carried no wound ed persons, but only 'regular crew and hospital staff. MAY CAUSE TANGLE: IN FORE!#! AFFAIRS Washington, Nov. 23.-mThe destruc tion of the great hospital Bh}p, Britan nic seriously threatens' td complicate further the diplomatic tangle between thig natj0n for years to come." ^however, want facts before they draw The exchange of congratulations I any tj,e leaders had hopes that California, up-1 podges made by the ImMrial govern on an official count, might be found jment to this nation. Rumors have in the Hughes column. The count in I that state is practically completed and Republican leaders insisted that there was no basis for a recount or contest. That was the word which Mr. Hughes had been waiting for. In his telegram, Mr. Hughes said: "Because of the closeness of tlfe vote I have awaited the official count in California and now that it has been virtually completed permit me to ex tend to you my congratulations upon your re-election. I desire also to ex press my best wishes for a success ful administration." FAIRBANKS, TOO. Indianapolis, Ind., Nov. 23.—Charles Fairbanks telegraphed Congratula tions to Thomas Marshall on his elec tion as vice president. NORTH DAKOTA GOMIIY C0NII» ELECTS IMS 11$ HEAD aaid Germany. Officials, conclusions. It is reported that German submarine transgressed aig0 reached official quarters here that there were on board. American surgeons SUM LATE CML MB 1$ siiiui Clue After Clue Has Bftti Traccd Without 8uccess—Sheriff and Deputies Give Up --'.(Special-to the Tribute. Beulah, N. D., Nov. 23.^-The un known slayer of the late Carl iMaier of Beulah, who was shot while walk ing along the public highway, about one mile from town, some time ago, is still at large. Clue after clue has been traced without success. The sheriff and his deputies have about given up in despair. The late Carl Maier was one of the (best known and highly respected residents of this village. While walk ing along the road south of town a man, riding a white horse, suddenly appeared, wrenched the oO-SO rifle Maier was carrying, and shot him twice. Both bullets entered his left side. The victim -was found lying on Hie roadside lliy a farmer. All efforts to save his life proved fruitless. Mtai er remained in an unconscious condi tion practically every minute up to the time of his death, only arousing from his state of coma long enough to inform those about him that a man on a white horse had committed the foul deed. "A posse was organized and the woods scoured without success. The desperado had made good his escape. GUI OESIMED FIE Seven Passenger Touring Car Owned by G. M. Mandigo To tally Destroyed Yesterday The seven-passenger, six-cylinder Studebaker owned by G. M. Mandigo, proprietor of the People's Cash gro cery, at 210 Fifth street, was totally destroyed by fire, a half mile north of the capitol yesterday afternoon. Mandigo was in the car at the time when he notice flames shooting from under the hood. Efforts to save it proved of no' avail. The car was practically new and was insured for about half its value. MORE RAILROADS WOULD HIT HIGH COST OF LIVING Washington, Nov. 23.—An increase in the nation's transportation facili ties would help shatter the high cost uf living. A. P. Thom, counsel for tho railways, told the Newlands congres sional railway investigation commit tee today. Thom says that roads are now lab' oring under burdens which prevent the successful marketing of their se curities and result in a consequent lack of development. SHOPPING dO JUSTS UNTIL CHRISTMAS EXTRA Bulletin Elpaso Villa Began Attack-, ing Chihuahua City at eleveq a. m. FUNERAL FOR UTE PIONEER Louis A. Larson Once Cattle King of Western North Dakota. g] CHICAGO FIRE REASON DOR L'OMlfH* WEST Funeral services over the remains of the late Louis A. Larson, 37 years a farmer and a cattlc king in western North Dakota, who passed away at the Bismarck hospital yesterday af ternoon, at 2 o'clock, will "be held from the Swedish Lutheran -church, between Sixth and Seventh streets, tomorrow afternoon ajt! 1:30 o'clock. The 'Rev. E. F. Alfsc®, pastor of the church, will be in chares of the ser vice. Interment will 'be made an hour later in Fairview cemetery. The pallbearers will be old-time friends of the late king. Relatives Arrive 'For Obsequies. Relatives who arrived in the city today, to be present at the last rites, ure John Satterlund of Washburn, N. D., brother-in-law of the late Louis A. Larson: 'Miss Lu Satterlund of Washburn, editor of the Washburn Leader, and Floyd Satterlund, also of Washburn. Many neighbors and rel atives from the district north of Bis marck are also expected, to attend. Chicago Fire Destroyed Home. Born in Sweden in ttue year 1843, Larson emigrated to America at the age of 21 years, locating in Chicago, where he for several yea^s worked at the carpenter trade. In, that city he was married to M}ss Qlarie Satter lund. The great Chicago fire destroy ed UheUr home and all their belong ings. The couple then left -forr the west, locating at Minneapolis and lat er at Duluth, where he worked at bis trade. Came Here in Year 1878. Mr. and Mrs. Larson came to the western part of North Dakota on July 4, 1878, he taking a quarter section of land as a homestead that year. This he farmed up until the time of his death. He purchased other holdings in the torritory 14 miles north of here and at one time owned close to four sections. His land possessions at the time of death amounted to about nine quarters. Three years ago last sum mer he sold his cattle and devoted his time to farming. It was about that time lie experienced his first stroke of 'paralysis, which, coupled with two more during this month, caused his death. Five Children Survive. Besides the widow, five children survive. They are: John A. Larson of Hismarck, superintendent of the F. H. Carpenter yards in this district William A. Larson, who resides on a farm north of this city Frank Lar son, in the mercantile business at Harmon, N. D., and lister and Miss Mabel Larson, who live on the old homestead. TEN DAYS ADDITIONAL FOR CURSING AT COURT James Quinn, Familiarly Known as Casey, Visits Police Sta tion Involuntarily It cost James Quinn, familiarly known to many in Bismarck as Casey, just ten days additional when he curs ed in police court this morning at the sentence of 20 days imposed by Judge Dolan. The charge was disorderly conduct. It was alleged that Casey mixed with a John Doe in Higgins pool room last night. «•£)... it, I knew it couldn't be any less," said Casey when Judge Dolan had sentenced him to 20 days in the county Jail. Other utterances follow ed aimed both at the judge and the city attorney. "Ten days additional," said the judge. Casey was silent. DEADLOCK ON MEXICAN CRISIS Atlantic City. Nov. 23.—The Mexi can-American border question re solves itself into a question of Ameri can reason and Mexican pride. Each side is adhering stubbornly to its con tentions. Americans are willing to withdraw troops. The Mexicans want the right of crossing the United boundary after the bandits. Tho Unit ed States is unwilling to accede DEMANDED JURY TRIAL. Effie Bregg, colored, arrested by the police the latter part of last weeli on a warrant sworn to several months ago, charging disorderly conduct, de manded through her attorney, F. H. Register, in police court this morning to have a jury trial. The case was set for 2 o'clock on the afternoon of November 27. TEUTONIC EULK DRIVE Ml RETIREMENT OF RUMANIJINS TO THE WEST New Rulers Of Austria Archduke Charles Francis Jos eph and his wife, Archduchess'' Zita, the new rulers of Austria. Before the aged emperor's death Archduke Charles' had been chos en co-regent. The occasion was the 68th anniversary of the aged emperor's reign, the longest Iji history. At .the, time of the deain of Francis Joseph, the Archduke was in nominal command of the Teuton armies in Transylvania and the Carpathians. JACK LONDON DIES AFTER BRIEF ILLNESS Santa Rosa, Cal., Nov. 28.—Jack London, one of the most widely known of American novelists, died a^t his Glen Ellen, California ranch, near here, at 7:45 last night, a victim of uremic poisoning. Mr. London be came ill Tuesday night and wa« found unconscious early today by a servant who went to his room to awaken him. His condition at first alarmed his siSter, Mrs. Eliza Shepard, who sum moned physicians from this city. It was at first believed that the author was a victim of plomaine poisoning, but later it developed he was suffer ing with a severe fprm of uremia. Jack London was -rapidly becoming rich when he died. For several years his work was greatly in demand, pub lishers paying him as high as 10 cents a word. His estimated income from writings was $40,000 annually. Santa Bosa, Calif., Nov. 23.—'Jack London's body will be cremated to morrow at Oakland crematory. There will be no minister, no priests, no prayers and no requiem. Believing death ends all, that there is no here after, London often said he wished to be cremated and buried withdftit os tentation. MDKIISSIN6 IBTIII IM, Card Received by Chief of Police Says He's With Folks in West Viriginia L. G. Boddgess, farmer of Tuttle, whose sudden disappearance from his home near that place during the first of the month caused much uneasiness among members of the family and rel atives, has been located at the home of his folks in West Virginia. "We have located Boddgess. He is in West Virginia with his folks." This information was communicated to Chief of Police Downing this morning from G. W. Galbreath, a neighbor to the Boddgesses living in that state. Boddgess left Tuttle for Bismarck the second of this month to be exam ined for entrance into the tubercular sanatorium at Dunseith. He wrote the officials of that hospital to expect him about the seventh. His failure to appear resulted in the police here bjeing notified and circu lars being sent broadcast. SIDNEY MAN HERE. E. H. Harrison rf Sidney arrived in the city this morning and is attend ing to business transactions. Home Edition GEHTBAL WM GAIN Retirement of Entente Noted Over Entire Balkan Front GERMAN ARTILLERY ACTXVS ALONG THE ANCRE SECTOR French Marines Take Possession of Railway Station at Anthens AIR RAID. Paris, Nov. 23. (Official): Lieut Guynmer brought down his twenty-second German aeroplane in an aerial action tonight. There is a calm along the entire front. London, Nov. 23.—(Official): A successful air raid was made against German hydroplanes and naval forces at Seebrugee yester day. Naval aeroplanes bombed the seaplane sheds and a German destroyer anchored alongside. The destroyer was hit and the sheds were damaged. London, Nov. 23.—Under the fierce drives of the Teutons, the Rouman ians are retiring to old positions in the Juil valley. Official dispatches from Bucharest state that the Entente forces are withdrawing westward from Craiova, abandoned earlier in week. A special agency dispatch from E'aku, Asiatic Hussia, via Petrpgrad. state that the Turks massacred 5,000 to 6,000 Armenians at Sivas, Turkey. Reports of the success of the Ted* tonic enveloping movement in Wat lasha are undented at Bucharest. *?hi8 has occasioned considerable Worry in London. At Athens, Prench marines have taken charge of the railway station. The German artillery-Is poimiHnt away on both sides-of the Ancrs. This is the only activity reported from the war zone in France or along the* flin ders line. Mor$ .Ground Taken. ffo the north, iii the „Alt .vaMey^qii both sides of, the river, and fit |bf Rothenthurn pass sector more ground has been taken from the Roumiiht* aiis iby the Teutonic allies, while in the region around Campulunff the Roumanians in a strong offensive have been hejtd in their tracks by jths stiffening of the front of the invad ers. Lato reports from Berlin coqcent* ing the lighting near Monastir are tp the effcct th^t northeast of the toWn attacks by Entente troops against the German-Bulgarian front failed. Paris previously had Announced that the Germans pnd Bulgarians were offering strong resistance alohk the new line. On the extreme western flank ot the Macedonian theatre, between Lake Presba and Ochrida, the beUifr erent forces have come into contact. Paris records the capture by the Bp* tente troops of the town of Lesko* vets on the west bank of Lake Pres ba. The Turks have launched a heavy attack against Sultana Bad, Persia, but were repulsed with heavy casual ties by the Russians, according to Petrograd- After a long silence imposed by the direct wish of General Falkenhayn, who did not wish to have any hopes raised by premature accounts of his operations, descriptions of the me« mentous victory of the Teutonic forc es in the battle of TirgujlaliJ which broke the resistance of the "Hussfe Roumanian armies In westers Wallik chia and opened the way to the Rou manian plain, are now available. The battle was fought from November 15 to 17, after the German and Austro Hungarian forces, in a week of steady combats, had forced their way from the summits of the mountains on tho Roumanian-Transylvaaian frontier to the foot of the Alpine regions, master ing the armored turrets of the per* manent frontier fortifications with big mortars and breaking the Roumanian resistance wherever it was encount ered. Ejected from the wild, mountain ous regions to the rolling foothills be yond, the Roumanians, who by now had received heavy Russian rein forcements, elected to stand oa tho range of hills running east and west and lying south of TirguJlultJ, the first important town south of tike moun tain. The positon was naturally strong and a heavy fog enabled the Rouman ians to take up their positions vnao* Jested by the pursuers. The German and Austro-Hungartan forces attacked them with fervor apd after three days of heaviest fighting, crushed their way by frontal attacks through the middle of the Roumanian line from the Jiul to the Filort riv ers. The Roumanian losses la the battle are described as- very heavy. The German cavalry had beea held in readiness behind the line and tho squadrons now podred through tho breach and raced down through tho valley towards the railway 30 miles away, driving before them the fleeing Rusians and Roumanians and break* ing the efforts at resistance of all hot the strongest units which still held together. HERE FROM DICKINSON. H. J. Chadwick of Dickinson, one of the well-known boosters of that city, arrived in the city today and is ing the day attending to business ters.