U. S. ABANDONS
PLAN FOR CIVIL
AID TO RUSSIA
State Department Urikble
Find Competent Men
Breakdown of Economic Fabric
Menaces the Entire
(Bjr Newspaper Enterprise Ass'n.)
Washington, Sept. .3.—Out of the
confusion' which is the Russian sit
uation the following facts may be
The administration is anxious to
avoid official or unofficial hostility to
ward the Ruasian people. The presi
dent regrets reports that America is at
war with the Russian republic.
The beginning ol' military iuterven*
tion by the United States, in co-oper
ation with the allies, is found in the
landing of troops at Vladivostok. How
many troops will be sent is unprint
The Itching and Sting
of Blazing, Fiery Eczema
Seems Like the Skin Is on Fire.
There is a harraesing discomfort
caused by Effiema that almost be
comes a torture. The itching is al
most unbearable, and the skin Beems
on Are With the burning irritation.
A cure from local applications of
salves and ointments ia impossible,
because Such treatment can only al
lay thu pain temporarily. The disease
can only be reached by going deep
down to its source.
The source of Eczema is in the
able military information, but the
number will not be enormous:
The promised civilian intervention
under financial and R^d Cross aue^
pices h&s been practically abandoned.
After many postponements, the State
department announces that it has not
been able to overcome the difficulties
in getting competent men to undertake
such great labors.
All reports agree that the break
down of industry and the threat of
famine in Russia has caused great un
rest and made it more diffiult for the
soviet government to maintain Itself
against counter revolution fomented
by the expatriated nobility and. refu
gee property-owning elasses.
Allied Rankers Act.
The Russian political situation is
The first meeting of the fall season
will be held this evening at eight o'clock
at Elks' hall. All members urged to at
R. W. DUTTON, Recorder.
MISSOURI SLOPE FAIR
Mandan,N. D., Sept. 10, 11, i2—The PaT
PREMIUM LIST FEATURES
Premiums for Red Cross Work.
Premiums for County Displays.
Premiums for Community Exhibits from Morton County.
Premiums* for all kinds of War Cookery and war time needle
Liberal premiums for all classes of live stock, farm and garden
Boys and Girl's Club Exhibits.
Red Cross Auction Sale on last day.
Premiums paid in cash or i|» War Savings Stamps at the option
of the exhibitor.
TIMELt DEMONSTRATIONS OF FOOD CONSERVATION
Wheat Rust Demonstration.
Grain Grading Demonstration.
Demonstration on Canning and Drying Vegetables.
Farm Machinery Display and Plowing Demonstration and
A BIG PROGRAM OF ENTERTAINMENT
Has been prepared, including races of all kinds.
MAGNIFICENT FIREWORKS DISPLAYS.
CAVAERY DRILLS, CHARGES, Roman Standing Races, Hurdle
races, and expert riding exhibitions by the
STEEL HOME GUARD CAVALRY TROOP
AN ORGANIZATION OF EXPERT HORSEMEN.
not moan tight-fistedness or niggardly
its. It means prosperity, progress and a good stand
ing and devriopment of the right habits of living.
All those things which yon want to do and have,
the worth while things—go after them with a sav
ings account—start today, and a little every week
pivot upon the
world's speculation in Russian bonds.
When the Bol»heviki government re
pudiated the national debt, it invited
the concerted opposition of bankers
throughout the world. It is the bantl
ing interest today which' has brought
about the recognition by France and
England of the little self-styled gov
ernment which has been st up by the
allies on the shores of the Baltic,
wj1"'} these same nations have neg
lected for nearly a yeaf to revognize
the de focto pnvemment of Rns«iiP.
There is talk of the necessity, from
a military point of view for setting up
a new battle line in western Russia
to check the German encroachments
on Russian territory. Without the co
operation of the soviets and the Rus
sian people this is conceded to be im
practical, and the intervention which
blood, the disease being caused by an
infection which breaks out through
the skin. That is why the most satis
factory treatment for all so-called
skin diseases is S. S. S., for this rem
edy) so thoroughly cleanses the blood
that no impurities can remain. Get a
bottle to-day at any drugstore, and
you will see results from the right
treatment. Write for expert medittl
advice, which you can get without
cost, by addressing Medical Director,
21 Swift Laboratory, Atlanta, Ga.
Members Bismarck Lodge No. 120
A. O.U. W.
BISMARCK N N-DAK.^I
is now taking place in Russia is po
litical rather than military.
Menace*- AH Nations.
Another element which has tended
to draw together all nations against
Russia, even the Germans and Aus
trians, is found in the fact that the
Russians are attempting to demon
strate to the world that people may
live and work and prosper without
any of the ordinary laws of property
ownership This is a form of econom
ic revolution which is disapproved by
the rest of the industrial world. Its
success wopld constitute a menace to
the existing order in every nation. It
will probably not be allowed to suc
BUY W. S.
PEER GYNT SUITE
IN ITS ENTIRETY
The Peer (lynt music by Grieg, has
never been given in its entirety in
The Minneapolis symphony orches
tra gave "Morning," "Ase's Death,"
"Anitra's Dance," aud "The Hall of
the Mountain King." These were
especially enjoyed by the audience
and have been studied and given in
piano solo, duet and quartet form at
small recitals here. The full suite of
nine numbers will be given atv the
Ked Cross benefit, recital at the AuUi
torium next Monday evening.
Regular rehearsals of the selections
for two pianos arc being held at the
music department ol' Kolsom's jewelry
-IJITY W. S. S.
MAJOR ONG IN
THE MONEY AT
Major Ong, the pacer in whom Bis
marck l'eels a proprietory interest be
cause ho is owned by Major Jim Wa
ters, statg examiner, was inside the
money in the 2:00 pace at the Minne
sota state fair on Hamline track yes
Wiring from iSt. Paul, Major Waters
says: "-Major was in the money to
day in the five pace. Went six heats
in the mud. Best time 2:7 slowest
heat, 2:8 1-2. Hal J. was outside the
Vhe race between Major Ong and
Hal J. was of especial interest to Ua
kotans, because President. Curria of
the First Xational bank of Beach form
erly owned the Major, *rhose succes
sor in the Beach banker's favor Vvijs
this same Hal J. whom Major Org
showed ui# yesterday.
Major Ong has been inside the mon
ey in evefy race lie l|vs entered this
season, aud while he is not earning
any big money, he is paying bis way.
The purse in the 2.5 pace yesterday
was $1,500. Major Waters was mere
to see his pet perform.
The first serious epidemic of Influ
enza, or CI rip, came from Russia:
There is now an epidemic threatened
from Spain, it is commonly lcnown by
a general sense of illness pain or
soreness ovfer the entire system, or in
the head, buck or limbs, sore throat,
hoarseness, sr.eezzing and running
from the nose. These conditions are
controlled and broken dp iby the use
of Dr. Humphreys' "Seventy-Seven.'
For sale at all drug stores throughout
BUY W. S. 5.
Returns From Hazelton.
Rey. George Buzzzelle returned at
noon today from Hazelton, where he
addressed a Red Cross meeting last
nrry l\r. S. fi.———
From Cavalier County.
State's Attorney and Mrs. Fi E. Ttfc
Curdy are home from Backoo, in Cava
lier county, where Mr. McCurdy helped
wtih the hartrest. Mrs. McCurdy also
visited her parents at Gilby.
-BUY W. *.
'TO HELL WITH THE KAISER"
Now nlaying to turn away crowds
at the Orpheum theatre. Do not put
it off or you may fail to get in. Go
ST. PAUL LIVESTOCK.
Hogs, receipts 1,800 steady range
to 19.40 bulk $19.25 to 19.40
Cattle receipts 3,200 —killers 25c
lower steers $6.25 to 17.50 cows and'
heifers $7. to 12.00 calves steady
$5.75 to 17.00 stockers and feeders
weak, $6.00 to 12.00.
Sheep 300 steady lambs $JO.OO to
$17.75 -wethers $7.00 to 13.00 Ewes
$5.00 to 12.50.
Hogs, 35,000 higher low on pack
ing grade bulk not "quoted butchers
$19.45 to »20.3'0 light $19.65 to 20.25
packing $18.40 to 19..35 rough $17.75
to 18.&5 pigs good and choice $18.25
Cattle, receipts 39.000 choice and
prime native steers strong others
and western butcher cattle slow.
Sheep receipts 31,4)00.
BUY \V. S. S.
Tell of Rain's Approach.
Distinctness of distant sounds, siich
•s fhe whistle of locomotives several
•miles away, etc., is a sign that por
tends almost to a certainty the »p
prqpch of rain. Haymakers hecJ it
Scene from Mary Roberts Rinehart's famous story "K" at the Bismarck Theatre Tonight.
More than 500 People Join with
Unionists in Observing
MUCH FOR RED CROSS FUND
Load of Coal Nets $17—Fern
Sells for §9—Fine Sports
Bismarck's Labor day celebration
was a complete success. lOven the
weather man changed his mind at the
last moment, and favored the trades
unionists with a fine, clear afternoon.
people flocked to the
Capitol athletic park. Hon. .lolin N\
Hagan and Rev. if. «. Postlethwaite,
speakers of the day, addressed
crowd which tilled the grandstand
and was attentive and appreciative.
Both speakers drove home a fund of
solid, patriotic truths which carnoiT
Considering the weather, the re
freshment booth, which featured cool
ing drinks, was well patronized.
patriotic collection' netted $t»'» l'or the
lied Cross a load of coal donated by
the Washburn Lignite Co. brought $17
when sold at auction, and a Hostoi:
fern \vhich was among the contribu
tions sold for $P.
The sports program was well ar
ranged and was pulled off with a pep
which kept" the audience .in a high
state of excitement from first to last.
The committee -In charge estimate::
the day's earnings for the Red Cross 5
at $100. Thanks are tendered all thei?
merchants and others who donated to
the cause and contributed to the sue
cess of the day, the trades •id laboi
assembly especially extends its thanks
to the Bismarck Klks' band, which
contributed ils- services for the day.
playing both down-town and at the
The day's prize-winners were as fol
Pnion men's foot race: William
Fisher, first H. W. Buck, John Gear
17ase running contest for girls: An
nabel Huincr, first Rose llanlon,
Foot race for boys: Manuel Brown,
first Herbert O'llare. lOrnest Meyers.
Base-running contest for boys: Laur
ence Willianis, first 'Allen Van Vleet,
second Bonald Jones and Ronald
i-isher tied for third.
:Melon eating contest: Earl Graves,
first Lawrence Aasncss, Milton
Fat men's race: .T. Fitzsimmons,'
first O. K. Anderson, A. 10. lawl.
Boys' ftw-for-all: Roger Phillips,
first Donald Eriekson, Robert Mc
aLdies' novelty race: Miss TTanlon,
first prize, a hen and $1 Miss Mc
Clellan. second, prize, a black hen.
Girls' foot race: Margaret Fogeriy,
first Esther .Tacobson, Elsie Yeasley.
Boys' sack race dispensed with and
free-for"all substituted: First.,Charles
Moses Lawrence Williams, Manuel
Men's\ three-legged race: Moss
bruclcer and Eckert. first Mann and
Ross, second McUovern and Happle,
Free-for-all foot race: .Toe Eckert.
first Spott Carlie, Ray Jones.
The wedding cake was awarded to
Mr. and Mrs. Mossbrucker.
All Seats 25c
AT PUBLIC SALEj
William Meyers of Driscoll, whose
herd of llolsteins is among the fin:
est in the state, will offer for sale at
Driscoll on Saturday a number of
high-grade cows and heifers. Tho
Driscoll man has been specializing on
llolsteins for several years. He paid
?L',l'0() for his first lot .of cows, and
his present stock is from a registered
sire. Uecause his forage crops
year did not come up to expo .ioas.
Begin Tifatcwnt NOW Aj'l
All Drugglst.3 CuaruuLcc
A screen classic production that gives the world a thrill
HUNDREDS TURNED AWAY LAST NIGHT
GO EARLY IF YOU WISH A SEAT
he intends to cut his herd down to 21
cors, and he is offering at public sale
Saturday some of the best .of his
young cows and heifers. A large num
ber of Bismarck stock and dairymen
and planning to attend the sale.
can be spared for war work by our Family Washing Service.
It is entirely unnecessary for you to do yonrown laundrywork.
Bismarck Steam Laundry
Family Washing Service
Is economical, painstaking and sensible. It eliminates
all the disagreeable features of wash day at a very minor
Wo are ready to serve you any time you give us the opportunity. Yvhy not
make that time now? Phone and our wagon will call.
BISMARCK STEAM LAUNDRY
Using two machines, no stops or waits between reels
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The women must back up
the men in this war. Their
part is an important one
They are needed,and the.
time they spend over the
wash tub and ironing* board
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