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fife" [EART RIVER PLAN URGED |£ismarck Engineers and Man dan Town Criers Hear Engineers Explain It BEST SITE IN STATE I Natural Reservoir Provided And 15,000 Acres Could be irrigated Each Year The finest site in western North iDttkoto for the development of an irrigation project is on the Heart river south of Glen Ullin, members ef—4he Mandan Town Criers and Bismarck Eugineers were told last flight-. at a dinner given by the To'ivn Criers at the Lewis and Clark hotel in Mandan, when the proposed .HeafB'- river irrigation project was I discussed. Geo, McMahon, assistant state, engineer Prof. Chandler of I the state university and George E. Baker all have voiced this .opinion,, More than 50 attended the dinner, I with H. S. Russell, president of the it&ndah Town Criers club presiding. .At the conclusion the Mandan Town Criers named W. G. Black one of a committee of the club to handle ir rigation matters for the club, and a pledge was made by the Town Criers to get behind the irrigation movement. Gen. E. A. Williams of Bismarck, jiresident of the North Dakota Ir lgation Association told the Town '"riers of work done in the past to encourage "wet farming." He ex plained that under an act of Con gress part of the proceeds of the sale of certain federal lands in eight northwest states went into a general irrigation fund and 60 per cent was to remain to the credit of the state from which the money came. In 1910 this was charged, so that the money could be used in re clamation work any place. As a result, he said, between $12,000,000 and $20,000,000 of money paid iirtrv the reclamation fund from North Dakota has been expended in other states. Urges United Action General Williams urged "united action to request North Dakota senators and representatives to work for passage of a bill by Con giess returning this money to North Dakota irregation work. Mr. McMahon described the Heart river project. There is, he said, on the Glen Ullin-Elgin road, Morton county, an excellent silo for a Weather bureau records show, Mr. McMahon said, that out of the last 16 years only in fwo years has there been insufficient water. Would Aid Dairying Mr. McMahon urged the import ance' of the project, especially in providing certain forage crops for use by dairy farmers. He said one farmer in the Heart river valley near the dam site spent nearly $2, 000 for feed last winter and that he understood nearly $50,000 wis paid oi^t by farmers around Flasher. R. F. Flint, state .dairy commis sioner, approved the idea of the pro ject to provide necessary feed for use in dairying. E. J. Sullivan, editor of the New Salem Journal, who has been lead ing exponent of the developement of irrigation, suggested that some work along the lines .of irrigation should be instituted at the state training school at Mandan, that it shold be -carried on at other state CJ WxsJvmH SAME PRICE "over 30 years ggOunces forggjF If S* baking IVv POWDER SATISFACTION GUARANTEED OR MONEY REFUNDED and institutions and by county with a view of demonstrat ing the practicability of small ir rigation projects. He re naikcd that this year the Slope territory had grown better wheat than the Red River Valley ever grew. Geo. E, Baker, experienced in ir rigationvwork in Montana, pro nounced the Heart river site the best in western North Dakota. E. H. Tostevin invited those pre sent to join in the formation of the Missouri Slope Press and Develop ment Association at Mandan next Monday. Major Welch extended on behalf of the Mandan Town Criers their pleasure at the visit of the engineers and William Barneck re plied with an intfitition to the Man dan Criers to join the engineers in a dinner in Bismarck on the anni versary of Theodore Roosevelt's birthday. Ed Stein and the Mandan quartet furnished music during the eve ning. Miss Annie Wetch, daughter of Mr. and Mrs Joseph Wetch, and Valen tine Eckroth, stepson of Mike Bul linger of St. Anthony, vfrere uhited in marriage yesterday morning at nine o'clock by the Rev. Fr.' Clemens at St. Joseph'. church. The bride was attended to Miss Margaret Schmaltz of Strasburg, the bridegroom by his brother, Eddie Bullinger. After the ceremony a wedding breakfast was served at the home of the bride's parents. Mr. and Mrs. Eckroth will make their home in Mandan. dam and reservoir. There art two bluffs about 80 feet high on either side of the Heart river, about 700 feet apart. A dam 700 feet wide and 70 feet high could be built which would store enough water to irrigate 15, 000 acres of land annually, putting 24 inches of water ,®n the entire acreage. The dam, he said, could be built cheaply, of earth and rock, and there is plenty of rock at the place. Above the site of the dam the valley widens to a mile, making a. natural reservoir. The site, he said, is about 300 feet higher than Mandan, so that 80 percent of the water could be distributed by gravity. The water would be diverted to three valleys. Mr. McMahon said preliminary surveys had been made by the state engineer's office and that it was hoped to get the U. S. Reclamation Service to make a complete survey. ''Industrial Japan" .will be. the sub ject of the study of the meeting of the Fortnightly club to be held this afternoon at 2:30 o'clock at the home of Mrs. L. N. Crary. Mrs. E. J. Conrad will lead in the absence of Mrs. H. K. JenSen. Japan's Commer cial rights will be the subject of a paper to be- presented by Mrs. F. L. Davenport. Mits. C. F. Pierce will read a paper on Korea and the Island Extensions of Japan. George Lutz of the Lutz studio, re turned Monday from a two months' trip to points along the Northern Pacific railroad where he has been securing views foi| the dining car department of the road and for pub licity purposes. The first dancing party of a series of 10 to be given during the winter months by Mandan Lodge No. 8, A. F. & A. M. will be held Friday evening. A marriage'license was issued yes terday at the office of the county judge to Miss Lydia Redman of Blue Grass and Peter Scheck of Sims. A daughter was born yesterday to Mr. and Mrs. Graper of Solen at the Deaconess hospital. William Peters of Spokane, Wash., arrived in Mandan yesterday for a visit with relatives. INSURANCE CO. OFFICERS ARE RE-ELECTED Dickinson, N. D., Oct. 24.—A growth in the business ^of the Far mers' Insurance company, Dickinson, was shown in the report of the man agement to the annual stockholders meeting which was held at the copi pany's office here. The meeting had been called for the annual election of officers and resulted in the following: President—Obert A. Olson, Bis marck. Vice President—t. R. _Baird, Dick inson. Vice President—C. F. Merry, Dick inson. Secretary—Lyall B. Merry, Dick inson. Directoil —James A. Buchanan, Bu chanan 0. H. Bennett, Jamestown David Kirk, Niagara Obert A. Olson, Rismar£k: Jos. P. Hess Mandan,. ,Chas. Scharf, Golden Valley Li Martin, Sentinel Butte C. F. Merry, Dickinson J. F. Davis, Dickinson L. R. Baird, Dickinson Lyall B. Merry, Dickinson W. ©m*E- J. Maddock, Plaza O. M. Young, Bowman E. T. Burke, Bismarck E. Davis, Good rich. Indians Hold Conference With U. S. Commissioner (By the Aisociated Press) Pierre, S. D., Oct. 24.—Chiefs of the various bands of Dakota (Sioux) Indians, reservation superintendents Irfdian and white officials of the church and representatives of the federal government met in Pierre today at the request of CharleB H. Burke, United States commissioner of Indian affairs. The conference is to take up a number of questions re lating to the welfare of the Indians and adjustment of their claims. Among the more important sub jects to be discussed is the claim of the Indians for return to them of the whole area of the Black Hills. The Red Men contend that chiefs of the tribes concerned ceded the Black Hills to the United States' without the consent of the required number of male members of the tribes. Un der the tribal law, cession or sale of land called for a ballot in whicn three-fourths of the adult males must signify the will to have any .change made. The Paha Sapa (Black Hills) were long held sacred by the Indians and a number of the older members of the Dakota nation still cling to the old ways and beliefs. Consequently there are representatives or nearly every band on the Standing Rock, Pine\ Ridge, Rosebud, Yankton, Low er Brule and Crow Creek reserva tions present at the pow pow. They will try to agree upon attorneys to represent tfTem in the trial, of their .claims in federal courts. The per capita consumption of eggs in the United States ~in one half egg a day. "Senatoress' Secretary at Work Miss Sarah Orr, Dublin, Ga., secretary to Mrs. William H.' FdHq^ of Georgia, America's first .woman senator, at work in the office Senate Office Building, Washington, allotted to Mrs. Felton. ASKSLEHKEOF STATE BRIBE Attorney General Johnson Sends Letter Asking Specific Answer REFERS TO* SPEECH Demand was served today upon William Lemke, league candidate for Governor, in an open letter by At torney-General Johnson that if Lem ke were offered a $250,000 bribe to handle'a state case in a certain way he come forward with the names of the parties so that they may be pros ecuted. Taking notice of reported state ments of Lemke which Mr. Johnson holds insinuates that he has accept ed the bribe the Attorney-General also demanded that Lemke prove or retract his statement. Mr. Johnson also directed inquiry to U. L. Burdick, who had been quoc ed in newspapers as stating he had forwarded to the Attorney-General a complaint for the North Dakota Wheat Growers Association of dis crimination by elevators, Mr. John son stating no such complaint hiid rMrthed his office. "I have before me newspaper re ports, and a personal letter from one of your hearers, from which it appears that you said in a speech at Hebron, N. D. and perhaps in other places, in substance, that when you were Attorney-General certain interests—you were careful not to mention them—offered you $250,000 to handle 'a certain lawsuit'—yoii were careful not to mention tha title or name of the lawsuit—'in a certain manner'—you were careful not to mention the 'manner'—and that you refused the offer," said Mr. Johnson's letter. "It is also said that you stated at the same time that you would not sasf that Sveinbjorn JohAson would take a bribe, but that the case was handled the way you were asked to handle it, and that 'you can draw your own conclusions." Declaring to Lemke that "you in tended in this speech that your hearers should leav^e the hall with the -conviction, at least with the suspicion that I was a bribe taker and a betrayer of official trust and duty." Mr. Johnsons demands that Lemke give six answers: 1. Namfe the title of the lawsuit for the handling of which in a cer tain way Lem|ce claimed, lie was of fered a $250,000 bribe. 1,2. State.in what Specific way did the interests demand the case be handed. 3. Name the person or persons offering the bribe. 4. Say where they made the offer, and the date. 4. Say where they made the of fer, and the date. 6. Answer why "you did not im mediately swear out a complaint against those persons under section 93 03, C. L. 1913, North Dakota, and other criminal statutes, which de nounce an offer of a bribe to a pub lic official most severely and fix and prosectiftd?" in the fi the penalty at imprisonment in the' penitentiary not to exceed ten years'^ or a fine not exceeding- $5,000, or,, both. In permitting this- to go un* punished you were grossly -derelict in your duty. You will please explain this lapse upon your part." 6. Answer "Will you at once veri fy a criminal complaint agains these persons or the person so t)iat I may have him promptly arrested IN DENIAL 1 Chairman Claims She Didn't Takes Sides in N. D, Denial that Mrs. Anna 01es£n, De mocratic candidate for United States Senator in Minnesota, endorsed the candidacy of former Governor Lynn J. Frazier, Republican-Nonpartisan, in the North Dakota campaign, li made by Chairman Wolf of the Min nesota Democratic Central commit tee in a letter to Henry Holt, secre tary of the North Dakota Democrat ic committee, made public here. Chairman Wolf said: "I had an opportunity lastV night to discOss with Mrs. Olesen her talk in ..Moor head and she authorized mc to -write you as state secretary that at .10 time either at Moorhead or in any other speech has she referred to Mr..'Frazier. She further wanted me to advise you that she is not taking any part in any campaign outside of the state of Minnesoa and to. as sure you that she did not end.ors'i Mr. Frazier: "If the Fargo paper printed such •an item'thdy'did1 it mctely to "try'to pjit Mrs. Olesen in a had position between the two different states anil candidates." Henry Ford Schooner Withdraws from Race (By the Associated Press) Gloucester, Masi/., Oct. 24.—The Gloucester schooner Henry Ford to day definitely withdrew from the rac ing for the international fishing schopner championship of the North Atlantic. Captain Clayton Morris sey, asserted that his boat and his men had. already won the two races from the Canadian champion Blue Nose necessary for the possession of the title trophy and put iron ballast aboard preparatory to going fishing. The first race last Saturday was declared void because of disregard of postponement signals. The Ford won again yesterday with a make shift crew recruited with the'aid of Secretary of the Navy Denby. Aboard his boat today supervising the work of converting, her again from a racing schooner to a working vessel, Captain Morripsey of the Ford said he was sick but ''sick most ly of committees and yachting rules and this and that and the other things which spoiled the sport that we set out on." The Gloucester schoqner Henry Ford, with, a makeshift crew recruit ed with thq aid of Secretary of'the Navy Denby after some of the regular crew had refused to raco, competed with the Nova Scotia schooner Blue Nose today in the Mothers Weep at Monument Each of these weeping: women is the mother of a child killed ta accident. They are watching the unveilling in Central Parkor•JJMUB mcnt dedicated to saving child life. The ceremony waa the start of York's Safety First Week I BEG. U.S. PAT OFK 'HIS MASTERS VOICE first pfficial. test of three races for the year's championship of the At lantic fishing fleets. Members of the fused to the fused Ford's crew' re race, because the Ford's vic tory of Saturday was declared nul as result of the contestants dis regarding postponement signals. The race started at 11^ o'colck. NEWS BRIEFS St.. Joseph, Mich.—Judge White re to reduce the bonds of 20 radi cals ^harged with violating ^he Mich igan syndicalism act. Eight were ro turned to jail pending trial next month. Twelve remained at liberty under bonds of $10,000 each. Brainerd, Minn.—A giant magnet was used to remove a 22-calibre bul let from the eye of a boy, Ideii Wade. The cardridge exploded when he pounded it with a rock. Seattle, Wash.—Friends said that Thomas Dolan, who hanged himself last Wednesday, waft a member of the Stanley Expedition to Africa in 1870 to find Livingstone. Grand Forks, N. D.—Blocked ele vators in North Dakota and other sections of Northwest filled with wheat, will Ije given preference in the allotment of cars by Great Northern railroad. Madison, Wis.—Announced Senator Robert M. LaFollette will campaign next two weeks for Dr. Hcnrik Ship stead, candidate for United States senate in Minnesota, and for L. J. Frazier, candidate for United Staftes senate in N^rth Dakota. Speaks in Minneapolis, St. Paul, Grand Forks It is the personal representative of the great* iest artists in your home* Their personal achievements of which they are so justly proud are recorded on Victor Records, and' when they are played on the Victrola the result is a per* formance in every way worthy of the artist him* self—and as true to life* Be sure the instrument you buy is a Victrola— look for the Victor trademarks* $25 to $1500.' REG. U.S. PAT. OFF Important: Look for these trade-marks. Under the lid. On the label. Victor Talking Machine Company Camden, New Jersey and Fargo on dates to be announced later. Grand Foi'ks, N. D.—Doubt that the $1,500,0C0 seed loan fund apropriated this year for five northwestern states will be*.presented next year was ex pressed by Leon M. Estabrook, asso ciate chief of the bureau of agricul tural economics at Washington. E W I E S All KAm •old ul reate* Blamarck Tncw^tcr BIlMMk, N. D. Cleaning, Dyeing, Repairing Pressing at new low prices. Mail orders looked after promptly. We pay postage bne way. Eagle Tailoring & Hat Works Opposite P. O. Bismarck For First Class SHOE REPAIRING Go to the Bismarck Shoe Hospital 411 Broadway R. S. ENGE, D. C. Ph. C. .Chiropractor Consultation Free Suite 9, 11 Lucas Block Phone 260 Will 11 Lil .5: 11 f1 Candidate for S E I BUrleigh County Election Tuesday, Nov. 7,1922 ft -Political Adv.