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Generally Fair. THIRTY-SEVENTH YEAR, NO. 158 Legations Are Preparing for Any Eventuality As Result of Crisis ROYALIST MOVEMENT APPEARS HOPELESS Chang Hsing Is Denounced by Republicans As a Selfish Dictator Pekin, July 6.—Fighting began yes terday at Lang Faiig, aDout .'55 in ilea southwest of Pekin, between the troops of General Chang Hsung, sup porter of the monarchy, and repub lican forces. The situation in tho capital is se rious. Trains are filled with fleeing Chinese, going to Tsis. The hotels are full of foreigners. Small Ameri can and Japanese forces are endeav oring to come from Tsis, but their 1 arrival may be delayed by the fight ing at Lang Fang, where 5,000 of the troops of General 'Hsung Hsun are opposing an advance guard of 20,000 republicans. The position of iGeneral Hsung, the leader of the royalist movement, apparently is hopeless. May Loot Pekin. It is feared that when this is real ized his troopp will loot Pekin. The legations are prepared for all event ualities. Tuan Chi Jui, commander-in-chief of the republican forces, has issued^ a lengthy manifesto, denouncing Chang Hsung, saying that his action is villainous and declaring he is using the Manchus to further his own am bition. Tuan Chi Jul promised gener ous treatment of the Manchus after therepubtic is :restored. Three thousand 'imperialist tioops and 1,000 Haiti's, soldier?, took posi tions 'astridje QiW Pekin-Hankow rail way,' tour miles from the city, to op pose the republican troops. CONVERGE ON PEKIN. Tien Tsin, July 5.—Fifty thousand republican soldiers are converging^ on Pekin, and the attempt to restores .the Manchu dynasty appears to be at the point of failure. By midnight Tuas Chi Jui, who h&£ been appoint ed commander-in-^ij#|dt the .puni tive expedition, i*.npfcrod to have 20,000 troops beti^ftf pui and Pe kin. General Hsun, the dictator, who attempted to the ni'dharchy, has only somjg ||)Or lften.15 It i3 rumored that-some of Hsulx's forces have deserted him. Fifteen provinces are supporting Tuan Chi Jui. REALIZES MISTAKES. London, July 6.—A dispatch to the Daily" Mail says that General Chang Hsun, realizing his mistakes in at tempting to restore the republic, at tempted to sack Pekin, burn the Manchu palace and take the emperor to Mongolia. CLOSE ANNUAL ASSEMBLY ON KE RIVER Ministers Ordained and Pastors Assigned Charges for En suing Year Sanborn, N. D., July 6.—Rev. R. D. Williams of Nashville, Tenn., presided over the annual camp meeting of the Nazarene assembly held at the Mouse river holiness'camp ground. Rev. W. M. Irwin of Minot and Rev. F. B. Jan sen of Cherry Ridge, Mont., assisted with the meetings. There was an nounced the resignation of Rev. Ly man Brough of Surrey from the dis trict superintendency which he has 'held for eight years, and the selec tion of Rev. Joseph E. Bates of Pen iel, Tex., as his successor. Rev Brough has accepted a pastorate in Oregon. Students ordained were F. B. Janzen of Cherry Ridge, Mont., and J. H. Clymor of Granville. Rev. E. C. Pounds was transferred from San born to engage in general work, and Rev. M. White of Illinois was named his successor. 'Rev. O. P. Peale of Surrey leaves in August to take up missionary work in China and is suc ceeded by Rev. Pope Joy. Rev. O. D. Norris was reassigned to Van Hook, and Rev. W. M. Irwin to Minot. The 1918 assembly will be held at Norma, N. D. Flopping FliVVer a us at 15 Months Baby Hope. N. D., .Tilly 6.—The 15-month old child of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Jorgenson was instantly killed, when their Ford car, carrying Mr. and •Mrs. Jorgenson and several other members of the family, turned over near here. No other occupant was injured. Editor's Note: .Names of con tributors to fund not printed to date will be found in another col umn, with a recapitulation of the Red Cross fund. Bismarck leads all cities of its size in the Northwest, according to unofficial figures given out by the Red Cross. Complete returns will not be known for some weeks, but it seems certain that this city will lead. It outdistances any city in North and South Dakota of its size, as well as those of Minnesota. Total contributions for Burlpigh county aggregate $32,556.52. This makes almost $3 per capita. Grand Forks' average was only 70 cents per capita. Fargo reported nothing per capita and per capita amounts from some northwestern cities are given, 4s follows: Quadruplet Girls, Aged 2, Are Marvels of Activity Flake and Mrs. Keys and their quadruplet daughters, Roberta, Mona, Mary and Leota. Hollis, Okla., July 6.—Roberts, Mo na, Mary and Leota Keys, quadruplets, are entering the third year of their life just as naturally as normal chil dren. The four sisters, born to Mr. and Mrs. Flake Keys here June 4, 1915, are the marvel children of the south west—probably the first quadruplets to prove such healthy, kicking, run ning, laughing babies. At their birth, physicians came from LIST BF CITIES State Winner for Amount of Money Contributed to ft j(, WaL Relief Fund NO CITY Of ITS SIZE IN NATION TOPS RECORD S3 .o pk a S OH Dulutli 94,495 $100,'000 Faribault 2,712 8,000 Hibbing 16,412 V.200 Mankato 10,365 1«,721 Red Wing 10,004 10,050 St. Cloud 11*817 6,300 Stillwater 10,198 5,097 Virginia 15,193 14,000 •Grand Forks 15,837 12,000 Aberdeen 15,218 3,100 Lead, S. 9,763 14,036 Bismarck shows up well by com parison. As soon as the accounts are audited and checked up over the na tion, the national Red Cross society will compile statistics. Send Congratulations. H. P. C.oddard, who was captain and general manager of the Red Cross drive, received a telegram from C. W. Dietrich of the Red Cross war council, which reads: "The war council appreciates your splendid accomplishment in more than doubling the apportionment." Montana cities showed up very strong per capita, due largely to the big donations made by the mining corporations. Butte averaged $4 per capita: Great Falls, $3 Helena, $2.94, and Missoula 41 cents. For cities under 15,000, Bismarck easily leads the Northwest and prob ably the nation. Some small places of 200 or 300 may show up a larger per capita, but for total amount of money given, which, after all, counts, probably no city of its size in the Union will approach Bismarck. Bradley C. Marks, president of the local Red Cross chapter, who, togeth er with J. L. Bell, treasurer, of the chapter, has done excellent work in, assisting. Mr. Goddard has received (Continued ob Page Three.) A all over the nation to see them. Phy sicians are talking about them yet, and the further along the kiddies get, the more of a marvel they become. Roberta weighted llVt pounds at birth, Mona and May 11%, and Leota 11 pounds. At two years, Roberta, Mona and Mary weiglied 22% pounds, while Leota weighed 21. The four have been attractions at the state fair, Oklahoma city, the past two years, and parents are pre paring for a trip there next October. STRIKE ITS Nine Companies of Illinois Nation al Guard Rushed to Bloom ington INDUSTRIES CRIPPLED BY LACK OF ELECTRICITY Bloomington, 111., July 6.—Nine companies of Illinois national guards men were ordered to this city early today to restore order following a night of rioting, caused by the strike of employes of the Bloomington & Normal Railway company. The strike had been conducted in an orderly manner until last night, when "Moth er Jones," labor advocate, addressed a crowd. Immediately the crowd be gan attacking street cars and their crews. Several inqtopmep: ^ind con ductors were badly beaten. One riot er was shot through the neck. After breaking of several street cars, the crowd started for the power house of the company, which furnish es commercial power knd light. In order to avert damage to the plant, the power was turned off. The street railway is a subsidiary of the Illinois Traction System, of which Congress man William B. McKinley of Cham paign, 111., is president. Early this morning the city was quiet, although there were persistent rumors that the mob was forming again. The morning newspaper was un able to publish, owing to lack of power, and many other industries were similarly hampered, but the power was turned on after the arrival of the troops. mill MOD DAKOTA'S President of Agricultural College and State Chemist Draws Many Salaries Dr. E. F. Ladd, who is the storm center of the present attack upon the state board of regents, is president of the agricultural college and state chemist, which positions, combined, pay $5,000 per annum state hotel inspector, which job carries no sal ary, but is expected to pay for itself out of fees state oil inspector, sal ary $2,500 state inspector of grades, weights and measures, salary $1,000 state cereal investigator, and various other minor etceteras. The combined annual stipend of the various jobs held by Dr. Ladd which have fixed salaries attached is $8,500. He holds more positions and has the distribution of more political patron age than any other three other of fiqefg, in the state, not excepting Gov e^ppT Frazier. His several salaries ma^ftim the state's highest paid offi cer. BISMARCK, NORTH*AKOTA, FRIDAY, JULY 6, 1917. REIGN OF IN CHINA Manufacturers Are Closing Up Establishments for Want of Materials PEOPLE STAND IN LINE HOURS FOR FOOD SUPPLIES Government Forced to Take Up Matter of Non-Employ ment' iStockholm, July 6.—'Washington dis patches of the last few days forecast ing the sharpest limitations or possi ble discontinuance of all exports to neutrals caused anxiety in govern ment circles and. r$mong the people generally. The situation is already grave and the prospect pictured by news from America renders it still more disquieting. Below Ayerage. Crops are likely to be below the average. Manufacturers of various lines are closing their places for lack of raw material. Others cannot main tain production much longer. Ben zine and petroleum^ arc nearing ex haustion. Leather is scarce, and so dear that a pair of ordinary shoes cost from $10.00 to $12.00. Automobile tires bring $500 apiece. The stock of coffee in the kingdom will be exhaust ed in a month. Long lines of people stand outside the stores waiting to buy coffee. Unemployment Extensive. The government has already taken measures to ^eal With extensive unem ployment, which is considered inevit able if the war lasts another winter, and it might be impossible to import needed commodities.] In some quarters it is said Sweden's imports arc not intended solely for home consumption, and the Associat ed Press asked E. B. Trole, formerly minister of foreign affairs, and now president of the government's war trsj,JeJprji c.^iefnert. He saiA: "Official statistics of Swedish im portations for 1916. which are now nparl complete demonstrates com pletely the erroneousness of asser tions that -ve are briivin^ in Amer ican products for the purpose of pass ing them on to the central powers." BANK MAY) BE MOVED Call Out, to Vote on Change of Name and location Yates, Mont., July '•—A call has been issued for a meeting of the State bank of Yates on August 7, when there will be voted on, a proposal to move the bank to Wibaux, Mont., and to change its name to the Wi baux County bank. EDITOR OBJECTS TO (U Suggests That Men Who Lived in McKenzie County Should Have Gone on Commission Charlson, N. D., July 6.—Peter Da vidson, C. C. Converse and W. C. Mc Clintock have been named by Gover nor Frazier the efficicney commission for McKenzie county Commenting upon the appointment, the McKenzie County Gazette remarks, "The county is represented by one man who lives In it, one who has recently moved away and one who never has redded within its borders." 12 Ounces of Luscious Berries To One Pint Box Hurry! hurry! hurry! war Har deners. if you want to beat this. A. E. Preston, in charge of Cus ter park, has demonstrated that the most luscious strawberries can be grown in Bismarck. He won't yield the palm to Min nesota, Oregon or the south. As proof he brought to The Tribune editor a pint box of the largest strawberries seen in these parts. One pint box tipped the scales at 12 ounces and some of them measured more than an inch In diameter through the largest portion. He set out the bushes last year. They are of the Mammouth va riety and by careful culture has secured wonderful result*. There are from nine to 15 berries on every stalk. Just take a look at the Pres ton strawberry patch opposite Custer park and get a few point ers for your next year's garden. Bismarck's garden plots can raise the finest strawberries in the world. If you have had good results in your war garden tell Thi Tribune about it. Jim is clothing salesman for Milton Ochs & Co. of Cincinnati, and lives here in Chicago. "We ate, slept, fought and grow up together," says Jim. "Boys were few and things were quiet in our little home town, so Johnny and Jinnnie Pershing played their way to man hood together as brothers seldom do. "When he was 19, John attended the (Normal school at Kirksville, Mo., and had decided on a career as school teacher to the delight of his mother. "I left Laclede for a railroad job out west ^.fld had been gpne a week when father turned the little country store that supported the family over to mother.and left for St. Louis on a business trip. "The night he left, a burglar broke into the store and dynamited the safe, nearly frightening mother to death. Sho telegraphed John to hurry back. "He was home again but a day, when he happened to pick up a local newspaper and read that there would be a competitive examination at Tren ton, Mo., for entrance to West Point. "Immediately he iftade up his mind to take the examination, and stuck to his determination in spite of the plead ings of mother. "It was a happy day when the post man brought him a big, important looking letter from the government announcing he had passed the test and was eligible for Uncle Sam's mili tary academy." There has been considerable talk of Jim's joining his famous brother in France. "It's really too early to say any thing about my going to France," he answered. "There is one thing I am glad to talk about, though. It has been Said this war might make a president, and that man may be my brother, John. "Let me say John is in France to give his all to the cause of the Stars and Stripes. He cares for nothing greater than the opportunity to do his best for his country as head of the French expedition. He is ambi tious only as a soldier." SENATE WILL Prohibition Issue in Food Bill to Be Disposed of This Even ing NEW HIGH RECORD. Chicago, July 6.—Attempts to curb high prices by stopping ail trade in the July delivery if corn resulted today in a general rush to btiy the September options and other distant deliveries. The con sequence was a fresh jump in values to new high record levels for the season. Washington, July 6.—iFinal disposi tion by tonight of the prohibition is sue was forecast when the food con *rol hill was :ig.in taken up in the senute today, although a sharp strug gle was promised. Both the wefs and the drys were lined up for the con test. It was strongly indicated that the so-called "administration compro mise." providing only for eliminating the use of foodstuffs for intoxicating beverages would be adopted by a large majority. Senator Chamberlain, in charge of the bill, no^es to leach anolher agree ment for a final vote on the bill it self by next Wednesday or Thursday. An amendment by Senator Chamber lain was adopted providing that thi minimum price of any necessaries sold by the government shall not ho less than the minimum price of prod ucts. Senator Curtis introduced the "bone dry' prihi'ition prevision contained in the bill as it came from the house. Gambling in City Hall Neto Evidence That Minot's Alive Minot, N. D., July 6.—An injunction has been served on W. S. Shaw, pres ident of the city commission, Dan Dougherty as chief of police and Will iam Bacon, a member of the fire de partment, in which it is sought to close the city hall because of alleged gambling being conducted in parts of the building. The papers were served by Deputy Sheriff Shirley Tuesday evening. Burglar Kept Gen. Pershing From School Teacher's Life 'Jack's" Brother "Jim," Chicago Clothing Salesman, Tells How am us an Thought of Entering Army. Chicago, July 6.—General Pershing owes his position to a burglar! James J. Pershing, "Jack's" brother "Jim," says the man who broke into his mother's store in the little town of Laclede, Mo., in the summer of 1882, started the military career of America's most' popular major gener al. Otherwise John Pershing would have been a school teacher. •XXMES' PERSHING! Date of Drawing Has Not Been Announced by War Depart ment TWO MILLION NAMES MAY BE DRAWN AT FIRST Washington, July 6.—Socretary Ba ker and Provost Marshal General Crowder today were completing the final details of the method to be em ployed in selecting registrants for the new national army, but the date of the drawing has not yet been an nouncod. A complete' organ illation of every local and district exemption board is necessary before the draft machinery can begin to operate. The drawings will be made in Washing ton and indications point to the use of numbers instead of names in mak ing selections. As there will be exemptions amb'hg the drafted men before the first in crement of 625,000 can actually be, assembled, necessarily more than that number will be drafted on the first operation, it was said today. It is probable that as many as a million or two million names might be drawn and from them exemptions will be made. Then the first army of 625, 000 men will be formed. Other troops will be drawn from the remainder until it is decided to raise another increment. Northern Part of Red River Val ley Favored by Heavy Pre cipitation Last Night Grand Forks enjoyed a man-sized rain last night, when, according to re ports received by O. W. Roberts, me teorologist in charge of the weather bureau service for North Dakota, 1.75 inches of rain fell. At Pembina, 1.04 inches is reported, and Amenia drew .92 inch. Lariinore had .88 inch, Grafton, .85, and good rains are re ported from all towns in the northern part of the Red 'River valley. In the southern part of the valley the pre cipitation was much less, dwindling to .28 at Fargo and .18 at Wahpeton. Bismarck during -the last 24 hours has had .01 inch of rainfall. Minot fared somewhat better, with .15, and Jamestown had .10. Nowhere in the central part of the state, however, have heavy, rains been reported. NEW ENGLAND MAKES Undesirables Rounded Up by Community Club and Instruct ed to Vamoose New England, N. D., July 6.--New England's leisure class is no more. The Community club got together and decided they were not good citi zens. There followed a drive such as was often indulged in a few years back to rid the country of jackrab bits. Only one of the undesirables demanded a trial and he was prompt ly informed that he had been tried and found not wanted. He went right away from there. W. C. McKenzie, presideht of the board of trustees, acted as master of events. Last Edition rivi IMV ON AISNE LINE MILS 10 CI French Hold All Positions Against Assaults of Crown Prince CHAMPAGNE NOW SCENE OF NEW OFFENSIVE London Reticent As to What Is Doing Along the British Fronts (By Associated Press.) Having failed disastrously in their recent efforts to drive the French from commanding positions on the Chemin des Dapies on the Aisne. front, the. Germans are now turning their attention to the Champagne, ap parently with a similar purpose. Attacks, were made by the Crown Prince's troops last night on thi French lines west of Mont Carnillet and southeast of Tahure. The drives evidently .wore not of such intensity as that earlier in the week along the Aisne, and the Paris reports state they were easily repulsed. Proceeding Vigorously. The artillery fighting is proceeding vigorously in these and other regions of the Champagne. In an effort to make Hill No. 304 untenable, the French artillery is pouring a destruc tive fire Uiere. Apparently the crown prince has none too secure a- hold on iiuch ground here as his troops were able to seize Jn their sudden rush a few days ago. London is reticent as to what Is going on along the E'ritish front in France, where there have been indi cations that some important move ment was in progress. The only ac tivity reported was a nocturnal raid near Bourcevourt, which was repuls ed. In Macedonia there is some revival of activity, but seemingly not on a large scale. SERVICE WINS INJANADA Amid Exciting Scenes House of Commons Passes Draft Mea sure LAURIER FAILS TO HOLD HIS PARTY SUPPORT Ottawa, Can., July 6.—The Canadian house of commons early today adopt ed the resolution offered by Premier Borden passing to second reading the bill for compulsory military service. Exciting scenes marked the taking of the vote, whic^ stood 118 for con scription and 55 against. The vote gave the government about 20 more votes than, it usually polls on important questions. This was a result of a consider able number of English speaking lib erals breaking away from the leader ship of Sir Wilfred Laurier and Join ing with Premier Borden in support of conscription. Laurier Loses Out. Before the bill was sanctioned Sir Wilfrid Laurier's proposal that the" opinion of the people on conscription should be tested by referendum was defeated by a majority of 49. A resolution presented by the French nationalist from the province of Quebec that the conscription bill should be killed by the adoption of a six months' postponement was defeat ed by the large majority of 16. Only nine nationalist votes were cast for the resolution and both the govern ment and oppositibn to conscription voted against this proposal. An amendment aimed to supply more ade quate provision for dependents of men at the front was defeated 115 to 55 Premier Borden explained that this amendment was "dilatory" and that he would letuse to allow It. tluck and Tom Sleep Out in Field When They Can't MaXe It Kensal, N. D., July 6.—Missing the last car returning from Arrowood lake and losing their way when they set out to walk home, Sim Walters and Ivan Buck, lads of 9, trudged all of the way to Bordulac before they discovered their mistake. Night over took them finally on' the right road home, and the youngsters curled up in an open field and enjoyed a good, sound sleep, while frantic parents scoured the countryside for taem. When they were discovered, the next morning, their reception was reminis cent of the good old days of fluck and Tom.