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?•}& Bi |r 1*0 ifcy' 4 If", 1 |v#v' ,m, ,& H-:}f UU: ,i Is i" &v j: *+i. iff •U 1 Sh .ay?-- Conservatives Find No Reason Regret Course but Refuse to Bear Burdens Alone 8ALWARTS' STAND HAS preciate Real Situation «_ j_„ldoes not take oficial action upon this Members in Caucus Yesterday Believe Public Did Not Ap- Every independent member of the assembly attended the first "secret, party,' who make up the sennt? majority andj the house minority, held an informal meeting Sunday afternoon. Short talks were made by most of those present, dwelling on the vital issues that had been up for consideration during the session. A general air of seriousness pervaded the meeting. Each member individually expressed himself as satisfied that he had fol lowed the proper course thus far and it was the unanimous opinion that the policy pursued so far would be con tinued to the end of the session. namely, each member would support qpd vote for constructive beneficial legislation without considering where it originated, or who stood sponser for it, and that all destructive and useless legislation would be opposes. "The members present felt that they had aided in carrying the state through a crisis that was not con templated by the voters at the last election, and while willing to carry the responsibility to the end of the session thev were unanimously of the opinion that for tlie future the burden must be taken up and carried by the people, each assuming fiis share, with its. attendant responsibility." umn isis HEW (IF STATE HEADS (Continued from page one) other-interests, and as this interest has not provided me with any suffi cient method of dissenting from their unjust rulings. I am subjected to tax ation without representation governed without my consent. My natural and political rights have been taken from jiWfcitlL Oidthab Aw«ru« Unusual Values at $5, $6.50, $7.50 to $13.50 Some with two pair knickers BERGESON'S CLOSED SUNDAYS AND EVENINGS EXCEPT SAT. i' me tind to all intents and purposes I am held in bondage by this special interest. Demand Rights. "Therefore, I hereby demand as my constitutional right that the various oficials of the state provide me with a Republican form of government as provided for in the enacting clause of the United States'constitution, and guaranteed in the instrument itself. "It TIED US OVER CRISIS these various state officials do not forthwith provide me with a Re jmblican form of government, they snail by this act of omission be indi to^iduaiiy and collectively guilty of treason to the people of the state and th« federal government itself, and by this adt of omission they shall I grant themselves traitors. "Therefore, until such a time I am provided for the Republican form of government, the department officials will have no moral or legal right to perform any governmental functions of any kind whatsoever. If the state compiaint •o .. r»'j vr«i. a„ I partment of justice shall enforce the. shall insist that the de- United States constitution, declare all pMi the various state offices vacant and (leman(1 a new Expressing no regret for the stand which they have taken in the Fif teenth general assembly in defending the state against what they have con ceived to be grave dangers, and in standing between the rights of the people and those whom they believed would usurp them to the det riment of the general weal, no-called "standpat" members of the legislature met ves-j terday and determined that hence-! forth the people, with their eyes open, must join in carrying the burdens thus far shouldered by the conserva-j Philadelphia, Feb. 26.—Lunacy pro tives alone. ceedings were begun in common pleas election." (Signed) H. C. R. NORRISS, M. D. Enderlin, X. THAW'S lore SMS SANITY COurt here today to determine the sanjty caucus" held during the present ses- q1)est of his mother. sion by the conservative element, and. following adjournment t,here was is-: sued the following brief.'stutement: of re I is lative assembly, irrespective of of Hairy K. Thaw at the re- TOP PRICES ON HOG MARKET (United Press.) Chicago, Feb. 26—Top price paid for hogs today was $13.1 per cwt., which was to cents above Saturday's dose and the highest price on record. (United Press.) East St. Louis, 111., Feb. 26.—Hogs set a new high for the west today when top for hogs was $13.10. London, Feb. 26.—England's "win the war" loan subscriptions totaled approximately $7,»64,750,000 of new money, Bonar iLaw, chancellor of the exchequer, announced this afternoon. After 24 hours spent in deliberat ing, the jury in the case of the State against Solomon L'ishop, charged with keeping and maintaining a common nuisance, reported a disagreement Sunday afternoon. The case was started in the district court last Fri day. "AN ALIEN" "An Alien." Several years aga George Beban, in a sketch of less than half an hour in performance, startled vaudeville audiences and gained their applause by doing some thing very unusual and very natural in every way. artificiality being ab sent in play and actor. "The Alien" will play an engage ment of one day only, tomorrow, at the Bismarck and Orpheum theatres. WAR BULLETINS FREIGHTER ARRIVES. (Associated Press.) Paris, Feb. 26.—The American freighter Orleans has been sig naled entering the mouth of the G/ronde, according to. a Bor deaux dispatch to the Havass Agency. The Orleans will dock tomorrow morning. The Orleans and the freighter Rochester were the first Ameri can vessels to leave the United States for Europe after diplomatic relations were severed. Both ships sailed from New York on Feb. 10 for Bordeaux, unarmed. SHIPS DAMAGED. (United Press.) London, Feb. 26.—The Dutch steamers Minado, Binong, Zaan tijk, and Emland, were not sunk in the submarine attack on a squadron of seven Dutch steam ers February 22, according to re liable information today. They are reported to have been towed into port and are said to have been badly damaged in the attack as was first reported. FOURTEEN KILLED. (United Press.) Berlin, via London, Feb. 26.— Fourteen men were killed by the destruction of the French airship reported in yesterday official com munication to have been brought down by the German defensive fire. A large line of NOVELS WORTH READING 10c each. By such authors as: Marlitt, Garvice, Homas, Kipling, Southworth, Reid and others. See FAUNCE, Fourth Street The Hotel of Character and Com fort .Hotel Radisaon, 'Minneapolis. M-rt •*—i ttt, .. Ihf •*. PAULINE FREDERICK famous Players Paramount "AUDREY," BISMARCK THE ATER TONIGHT ONLY. Conspiracy To Start War With Dutch Said Germany Wants Holland to Enter Struggle—Would Raid Her Pood Supply CLAIM DESTRUCTION OP SHIPS PART Of PLOT Fertile Acres Constant Temptation To Teutons Short of all Kinds of Rations (United Press.) London, Feb. 26.—Convictions grew today that Germany had deliberately planned the sinking of seven Dutch steamers reported Saturday. The be lief is based on the theory that Ger many, suffering from lack of food, had been for sometime looking long ingly at well fed Holland with her acres under cultivation and wanted to force fee Xetherland government into war, so that she could raid the food starig£ous£g',' 'Thife wtiuld explain the large mass ing of German forces on the border. The, Dutch situation was eagerly dis qiiaaed today, being nearly as promi nently displayed in the newspapers as the German retreat around Bapaume. Commenting on the Dutch situation, the Daily Chronicle made a vigorous attack on President Wilson, stating that he never lifted a finger in behalf of any country except the United States. Indignation over the sinking of the seven Dutch vessels was tem pered with the realization of the acute danpen w:th which the Neterlands are so close MEET BRITISH III NORTH SEA FIGHT London, Feb. 26.—British destroy ers met a German squadron between 11:00 and midnight Sunday in a sharp engagement in the North Sea, Sir Edward Carson, first lord of the admiralty, announced in the house to day. I (i TOWER CITY HIGH LOSES TO MANDAN (Special to the Tribune.) Mandan, N. D., Feb. 26.—Mandan defeated Tower City here last Satur day evening by a score of 23 to 12. Score at the close of the first half was 11 to S in favor of the visitors. YERDH'T IN (JOLDEN ASE EXPECTED TODAY Minot, N. D., Feb. 26—A verdict is expected some time this afternoon or tonight from the jury which is weigh ing the evidence in the case of the state against Edward Golden, charged with murder. Golden is one of the negroes who figured in the shooting affair a few months ago in which Frank Gregg lost his life. EXSTINE NOT VICTIM OF FOUL PLAY—SUICIDB Dickinson, N\ D, Feb. 26—Carl Ex I stine, whose body was found badly beaten and hanging to a rope in the barn on his homestead west of Gras sy Butte, early this month, was not the victim of foul play, but suicide was the cause, according to the state* ment given out by physicians after I an autopsy had been held. Exstine I had a relative living in Minneapolis. An Antispeech Sentiment "Do yon believe in telepathy?** "You mean," responded Miss Cay enne, "the art of communicating thought without audible speech?" "Something like that." "I am not sure whether it could be made to work or not Bat I know number of people who ought to try it." Matrimony Like Airplane. Willis—What system do these mili tary airplanes work on? Gillis—One person runs the machine and the other is just an observer, bni both of them fight. Willis—I see just like being mar ried.—Toledo Blade. Approval. "In some parts of the world It ia customary for women to smoke cigars." "It's a good idea," commented Mr. Growcher. "It some protection to the man whose wife buys him a box el dftrs for Chrlatmaa." sltfcO -4 ••-.'v BISMARCK DAILY TRIBUNE QRAIN MARKETS .r'1 & MINNEAPpLISU hard .,,..1.91%' •No. ijdrt!R5lt'ri ff. $'•?. .1.83% Choice 1.90%! Regular, arrive'"...1.81%! hard Closed ai 1:45 p. m. "•f-* ..'vT: May Closed at 1:45 p. m. 1.92% 1.83% Choice arrive 1.89%i jNo.' 2• northern 1.79%! No. 3 wheat 1.71 No. 2 1.88% 1.83% 1.87%: 1.86% Montana .. 1.85% -irrivq 1.85%! No. 1 durum 1.89 Choice 1.97 Arrive 1-89 Choice arrive 1.95 No, 2 -dtHrum .- 1.84 No! 3 winter corn .... 98V& 1.92 1.01% 98% 1.00 Arrive 97 grades 91 No 4 yeMow corn arrive 96^j 97% So. 2 W. 60%' No. 3 winter oats .../. 54%! Arri ve~ i. •'F. & 54 No. 4 winter oats ..... 54%: a 9 2 6i%: 56% •55%' 56% 1.15 1.21 1.48 2.83% 1.79% Choice 1.15 Rye, pn. track and arr.. 1.47 Flax, on traolc and arr. 2.771/4i **ay 1.79% July- 1.74%' September i,.......J... 1.44%' DULUTH. 7:7:......... 1.83%: July 1.74% No. 1 hard" on track •$. 1.83% No. 1 northern, track 1.82% No. 2 northern, track .. 1.78% No. 3 northern,"track .1.72% To arrive No. 1 nor. ...1.82%: Mont. No. 1.80% 1.77% 2 hard on: track and arrive ..il.82%' Spot Diiruin No. 1 ...1.89 Spot durum No. 2 '. 1.84 To arrive Durum No. 1 l.S-7 May 1-89 July 1.8" Oats on track 5?,% Oats to arrive 53%: Rye on tk. and arr. ...1.44 Barley on track 90 Flax 6n tk. and arr. ...2.81% Choice flax, tk. and arr. 2.81%' May ......* 2.83 iTulv ...... ...... 2.83% High Hay 1.81*: Low M$y 1.80% 1.86 CATTLE MARKETS ST. PAUL. HOGiS—.Receipts. 6,000. Market, 10c higher. Range, $12.25 to $12.70 bulk, $12.50 td $12.60. CATTDE—Receipts, 2800. Killers, 10 to 15c higher. Steers, $5.50 to $11.50 cows and heifers. $5.50 to $9.00 calves, 2-"ic lower, at $5,00 to $11.00 stockers and feeders, 15 to 25c higher, at $4.00 to $8.50. SHEEP—Receipts, 2500. iSteary. Lambs. $7.5'6 to $14.00 wethers, $6.00 to $11.10 ewes, $5.50 to $10.25. CHICAGO. HOGS—Receipts, 60,000. Estimated receipts tomorrow, 28,000. Market, strong at 10 to 15c above Saturday's average. E'uik, $12.90 to $13.05 light, $12.25 to, $1.100 mixed. $12.75 to $13.10 heavy, $12.70 to $13.15 rough, $12.70 to Jlg,80 pigs, $9.75 to $11.40. CATTLlPrReceipts, 16,000. Martiet, strong. Native beef steers, $7.90 to $12.15 western steers, not quoted stockers and feeders. $6.25 to £9.20 cows and heifers, $5.25 to $10.25 calves, $9.00 to $12.75. SHiEEP—Receipts, 20,000. Market, steady. Wethers, $10.90 to $12.1" lambs, $12.25 to $14.60. CHAPTER MEETING. A regular meeting of Bismarck Chapter No. 10, R. A. M. will be held this evening in the Masonic temple, at 7:30 p. m. M. M., M. E. M. and P. M. degrees will be conferred on a class of candidates. All members are requested and visiting members are invited to attend this meeting—Adv. departs from her customary roles in the picturization of the celebrated novel and play, "Audrey," considered one fthe most popular books which (Mary Johnston ever wrote. Audrey is a simple, unsophisticated girl of the woods, who has been rescued by the Indians when a child, made the household drudge of a hypocritical minister and his wife, and is finally nearly drowned by an angry mob that believes her to be in the power of a witch, being rescued from the fanat ics only by the devotion of young Lord Haward, who alone understands the spirited girl's impulses and emo tions. The friendship of 'Lord Ha ward and Audrey develops into a ten der but stirring romance, which, to gether with the varying action or th! Paramount -Picture, makes of it a thoroughly absorbing and thrilling photoplay. At the Bismarck tonigct only. You will find more of the leading people of North Dakota registered at the Radisson than at any other hotel in the Twin Cities. Sight Affected by Paper. A committee of the British associa tion lias been conducting an Investiga tion of the influence of school books on the sight, especially tliat of chil dren. The glossiness of the paper was found to be an Important matter. This glossiness depends mainly on specular reflection, i. reflection similar tc that from polished metals. Such re flection is apt to Interfere with binoc ular vision. Scattered or diffuse refec tion, as from a fine white powder, in not harmful. Specular reflection can not be entirely avoided in paper, but it Is not injurious to vision unless ex cessive. When the specular reflection exceeds 56 per cent, the resultant glare is likely to he harmful. Writing paper for school use should not give more than H4 per cent specular reflec tion at an angle of 45 degrees, since young writers often look obliquely nt the paper. Colored maps can be pro duced' without extra expense or diffi culty on paper conforming to the com mittee's recommendations. In some cases the effect of using suitable paper la spoiled by the ose of glaze In the colors of inks. AT OMR PARTY Surrounded Self With Editorial Staif of Ten Men at Ban quet Last Evening Representative Staale Hendrickson of Coteau, is "style all the while, he's style all the while whether he travels through North Dakota at two and one half or two cents per mile." The representative gave a 6 o'clock dinner party in the Grand Pacific ho tel last evening and surrounded him self with an editorial staff of ten men. Friend Miss Grace was picked as the table clerk. Five courses were as signed to the newspapermen, and with no hesitancy they went to work and covered every one of them. "I'm host at this dinner party and I am paying for everything, even to the tips," said the representative as the guests started to leave their places and were about to drop a piece of good icheer, Guests of the representative were H. D. Paulson of the Fargo Forum C. I. Andriest of Noonan Miner Dana T. Colby of The Tribune IjJarle Ht Tostevln of the Mandan Daily Pio neer Nat. Johnson: of the Omemee Herald Tom Parker Junkin of the Grand Forlts Herald F. G. Neumeier of the Fargo Courier-News Peer Stromme of tiie Normanden, Grand Forks: A. J. 56I/4 53% 1.45 1.23 Stewart, cartoonist of the Grand Forks Herald, and Lester Smith of the Crosby Review. G. L. Price of The Tribune, was unable to attend. MANDAN NEWS Fred Scliofield of the Harmon dis trict, who has been in Mandan for a number of days, attending to busi ness matters, returned Saturday af ternoon. Miss Beatrice McQuillan, stenogra* pher in the office of Attorney Regis ter in the Capital City, was in Man dan Sunday, visiting relatives and friends. Miss Ella Wilcox, formerly of this city, but now teaching in the St. An thony district, was in .Mandan Satur day, renewing acquaintances and shop ping. Miss Wilcox went to Cannon F.'all Saturday afternoon and spent SUBSTITUTES A. F. Orndorf, automobile radiator expert, arrived in £he city the latter part of last week and has decided to locate in Mandan permanently. George B. Newcomb, superintendent of the Society for the Friendless, and recently appointed state humane offi cer, was in Mandan Saturday, en route to Hazen. iMrs. John Raymond of Bismarck ar rived in the city Saturday afternoon and is visiting her brother-in-lay, Jo seph Simmons. Martin Whitmer of Yucca was in Mandan Saturday and Sunday, visit ing friends and attending to business matters. Judge J. M. Hanley returned Satur day afternoon from Bismarck, where he had been holding court a number of days in the absence of Judge Nues sle. E. iv. Sheppard, prominent farmer, residing south of Mandan, was in the city Saturday, attending to business matters. William Messier, who had been to Hazen doing carpenter work, return ed Saturday afternoon. If you Would Have 22,500 People Living Within the Confines of This Read Your Want Advrtise ment, Put It In The Tribune is determined by your earning power upon graduation. BISMARCK makes a specialty of training young men and women for the Bookkeeping Stenographic positions. Its graduates are expert, and experts are always in demand at good salaries from the start. i Send for particulars when you know what we have done for hundreds of others, YOU will want to attend. Write G. M. LANGUM, President Bismarck, N. D. Sunday with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. R. Wilcox. August Ehret, well known Odense farmer, was in Mandan last Saturday, spending the day with his brother, John Ehret. iMr. Ehret returned Sat urday afternoon. C. R. Wilcox, prominent Cannon Ball merchant, was In Mandan sev eral days last week, his visit being a forced one on account of his inabil ity to get. home, there being no train service on the south branch. Mr. Wilcox returned Saturday afternoon, the first train running to Cannon Ball in five days. NORTH DAKOTA Let a want ad sell your house, or lot that discarded furniture that second hand automobile—let it rent your house, find a competent renter for your farm, and stiitabls help for your store, home or office. Left A Want Ad Do These Things For Yoit And in selecting the medium to run it in, demand to know the GUARANTEED cir culation, not the "claimed" circulation. The Tribune is a member of the Audit bureau of Verified Circulations. OUR CIR CULATION IS NO SECRET. ,We are$lad to have our advertisers call and take this matter up in detail with us. Circulation Now Over 4,500 Statistics show that the average newspaper has five readers, therefore, you can count on 22,500 people reading your wan* ad every day. LET US RUN YOUR WANT AD NOW! lc per word for the first insertion 'Minimum 25c l-2c pe word lor each succeeding insertion CAN YOU THINK OP A CHEAPER WAY OP REACHING 22,500 PEOPLE? 'jMPH* if TK MONDAY, FEBRUARY 26. 1917. m-i: (Associated Press.) London, Feb. 26.—German destroy ers bombarded Broadstairs and Mar gate, early this morning. One wo man and a child were killed, and two piersons were injured. Two houses were damaged. This annduncement was made in the house of commons to day by Sir Edward Carson, First Lord of the Admiralty. PLASTERS The World1* Gfeafett Exttrnal Remedy. 1 Backache, Rheumatism, Lumbago. —Any Local Pain* intht on Having ALLCOCICS. I a*"