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North Dakota’s
Oldest Newspaper
ESTABLISHED 1873
New Freight Rates Aid N. D.
Two North Dakotans Drown
MR Aim OF
BARNES COUNTY AND
SISTER ARE n
Accident Occurs When Pair At-
tempt to Rescue 12-Year-
Old Girl From Water
BOTH BODIES RECOVERED
T. W. Nelson Had Recently
Completed Prieon Term
for Embezzlement
Park Rapids, Minn., July 16.— iJP) —
T. W. Nelson and his sister, Mrs. M.
Gallipo, of Valley City, N. D., drowned
In Lake Entmaynle, 10 miles east of
Park Rapids late yesterday
According to reports, Mrs Gallipo
fell from the boat in which she, her
brother and his daughter, Florence,
12, were riding. Nelson, who had been
in ill health for several years, jumped
to save her. It is believed he suf
fered a heart attack and both per
ished. Florence Nelson was not hurt.
The bodies were recovered shortly
afterward. Nelson had served for 22
years as Barnes county auditor, in
which Valley City is located. He was
removed from office of county audi
tor in 1226 because of misappropria
tion of county funds, and completed
a prison sentence recently.
Seven members of the Nelson fam
ily and Mrs. Gallipo had arrived ear
lier in the day for a family reunion.
Besides the three in the boat, those
here for the reunion were Mrs. Gal
lipo’s mother, Mrs. Anna Nelson, and
Fred Nelson, of Valley City, and Mr.
and Mrs. Leslie Nelson of New York
City.
ARBITERS SEEK TO
END BUTTE STRIKE
.L, ......
All but Food Rnd Drug Storc*3h
Montana City Closed; Volun
tary Committees Aot !
Butte, Mont., July 16.—<#)—'Volun
teer arbiters have put forth an effort
to end the general strike which has
caused stlspenslon of business since
Saturday.
At a preliminary meeting of volun
teer committees last night represent
ing employers and labor unions, fur
ther negotiations were arranged for
today.
While no statement was forthcom
ing, participants In the negotiations
hope to devise a plan leading to a
settlement of the strike difficulties
which reached a critical stage with
the closing of all but food and drug
stores last week.
The meeting was the first sign of a
break In the situation which has been
characterised up to now by a watch
ful waiting policy on the part of em
ployers and strikers and a hands-off
attitude by the general public.
Approximately 1,500 persons are
out of work as a result of the strike.
Two Are Injured in
Valley City Crash
Valley City, N. D., July 10.—<AV-
Two persons were Injured when three
automobiles piled up on' the highway
live miles east of here last night.
L. M. Orton, 45, Minneapolis candy
salesman, had his right leg fractured
and J. J. Simmers, 24, Jamestown,
was severely cut about the body.
Blinded by the lights of the ap
proaching car, F. E. Simmers, father
of one of the Injured men, crashed
into Orton’s machine. Harold and
Clayton Tlegen, Moorhead, Minn.,
following Simmers’ machine, was un
able to stop in time and crashed Into
the two wrecked cars.
Officers Elected
By Wheat Growers
Grand Forks, N. D., July 16.—(A*) —
Officers were elected at the annual
meeting of the North Dakota-Mon
tana Wheat Growers association here
Tuesday, George E. Duls, Grand
Forks, being returned as president.
L. A. Morrow, Epptng, was named
vice president, A. J. Scott, secretary
treasurer, and R. L. Taft, cashier.
Other officials named were: execu
tive committeemen: Duls, chairman;
Jorn Hinkle, Tuttle; C. K. Maloney,
Webster; S. H. Copenhagen Carring
ton, and H. G. Williams, Arvilla. The
auditing committee Includes Morrow
of Epplng, E. W. Price of Timmer
and P. H. McGurren of Minot
EXPLOSION KILLS MAN
Lake Odessa, Mich.. July 16.—<*)—
An explosion and fire in a hardware
store today wrecked the building,
killed Fred La Due, 48, one of the
proprietors, and critically injured two
other men.
FIND GANGSTERS BODY
Detroit JUly 18.—(AV-The body of
A believed to be Detroit’s tenth
gang war victim in less than two
weeks was found early today In an
alley. The victim had been shot five
THE BISMARCK TRIBUNE
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BEATRICE LEE MERCEDES Y PERDOMO
It may all be true that handsome is as handsome does but the judges in
two national beauty contests didn’t think about that when they selected these
two young women as winners.
Beatrice Lee of Salt Lake City will represent the United States abroad in
an international contest while Senorlta Mercedes Loynax y Perdomo will
represent Cuba in a South American “Battle of Beauties” at Rio de Janeiro.
NON-STOP PLANE FORCED
DOWN-EN ROUTE TO HAVANA
Bostwlck, Ga., July 16.—W—The
monoplane K of New Haven crashed
today but the occupants escaped by
use af parachutes. The plane was
en route to Havana and South
America.
“We just had to jump," Oarrlgan
—m -w« didn’t know where we
grere exactly and the ship was out of
iofXm. The visibility was bad, so we
took to the ’chutes and let her fall"
The plane originally was built by
Eddie Stinson for an assault on the
endurance, nonrefueling flight record,
now held by Germany. Speed was
sacrificed for lifting capacity but it
was considered ideal for a long re
fueling flight such ss the one at
tempted. Its cruising speed was
about 85-miles an hour. Fully loaded
It had a flight range of around 2AOO
miles.
The ship was demolished.
“We will return to New York and
try all over again," Oarrlgan said.
He said they flew through “beastly"
Religious Rioting
Reported in India
London, July 16.—<*)— Sparse Cal
cutta dispatches, believed to have
been blue-penciled heavily by censors,
today told of serious rioting in eastern
Bengal between Moslems and Hindus.
The Dally Mall said an area of over
150 square miles was affected. Four
persons were killed and two wounded
at Mymenslngh, and frantic calls for
help were received from KUhorganJ,
about 40 miles away. All available
troops and police were rushed to both
places.
German Reichstag
May Be Dissolved
Berlin, Juy 16.—Cff>—Chancellor
Bruenlng visited President von Hin
denburg and received authorisation to
Invoke article 46 of the constitution
and dissolve the relofastag if the lat
ter failed to pass the cabinet’s fi
nance measures scheduled for vote
late today.
President von Hindenburg has
hitherto hesitated to Invoke the dic
tatorial powers granted by this ar
ticle. HO has not hesitated, however,
to scare the relchstag by the threat
of its use, or at least has stood by the
chancellors,' notably Bruenlng. who
used the threat as a* whip.
The late President Friedrich Ebert
used the article once as an effective
Instrument against bolshevism.
MINNEAPOLIS MAN KILLED
Minneapolis, July 16.— C/P) —Electro-
cuted when he accidentally touched a
high voltage wire, Emil Mobeck, 56.
veteran employe of the Minneapolis
street railway, died at General Hospital
today.
Golfer Who Bet With ‘Lloyds’ on
Bobby Jones May Not Get Money
London, July 16. (A*)— English
newspapers today were treating as a
first page sensation a story from
Roanoke, Va., of an alleged swindle
in Wales in connection with betting
on Bobby Jones and other stars in the
British open golf championship. So
far, it appears as though nobody in
Great Britain knows anything con
cerning the affair, or if they do they
are keeping quiet about It.
. Quite independently of this mud
Two Different Types
weather last night and that the ship
used more fuel than they had antic
ipated.
Although the plane took off from
Roosevelt field. Long Island, at 3:24
p. m. (EBT) yesterday it did not head
southward on its 9,000-mile flight
until after 8 p. m, The intervening
time was consumed in making four
refueling contacts in which 425 gal
lons of gasoline were put aboard the
K af New* Haven canted 125 gallons
when it left the ground. The light
load reduced danger of a crack-up
in the takeoff.
Hie flyers had planned to refuel at
Havana, and to cross the Caribbean
sea to Panama for the second refuel
ing contact. Prom there they would
have gone to Lima, Peru, refueled
again and then flown 1,700 miles to
Mendosa, Argentine, across the Andes.
After another refueling there they
would have gone to Buenos Aires.
The trip was expected to require four
days and was the longest non-stop
flight ever attempted.
rPlan to Use Water
1 From Lincoln Spring

Louisville, Ky., July 16.— m—' Water
from the spring where Lincoln drank
as a boy will be used for christening
the new cruiser Louisville September
1 at Puget Sound, Washington.
Burchard Is Awarded
Judgment for $1,500
Grand Forks, N. D„ July 16.— (A*) —
A Jury awarded F. F. Burchard, Win
nipeg, former Grand Forks account
ant, 61,500 today in his suit against
the state mill and elevator for work
done in a special audit in 1928.
The Jury, Which received the case
at 3 p. m. Tuesday, returned its ver
dict at 7 a. m. today. Jurors also
allowed six per cent Interest on the
amount due from January 15, 1928,
until the money is paid.
Burchard sued for $5,698 for book
keeping and auditing done on the
mill’s books. A counter claim made
by the defense for SI,OOO was Ignored
by the Jury.
Dee Moines. lowa, July 16.—<*■>—
Nomination of a candidate for secre
tary of state, election of a central
committee, ana adoption of a plat
form constituted the major problems
before the 1.584 delegates to the Re
publican state convention today.
CELEBRATE CHURCH FEAST
Rome, July 16.— UP) —The feast of
Our Lady of Mount Carmel, whose
origin dates back to between 1376 and
1386 A. D., was celebrated this morn
ing with solemn masses of thanksgiv
ing in all the churches of the Car
melite order in Rome.
die, there have been other stories of
reported huge winnings of American
betters on Jones through “Lloyds.”
But tangible evidence of this Is al
most equally elusive.
Dispatches from Roanoke yesterday
said that an enthusiastic golfer who
dent some money to a pari-mutuel
company at Cardiff, Wales, had re
ceived a cable saying that the com
pany had departed, leaving no ad
dress. One Virginia town was said to
have sent SI,BOO abroed.
BISMARCK, NORTH DAKOTA, WEDNESDAY, JULY 16, 1930
IOWA G. O. F. MEETS
Bismarck Has Highest Night
Temperature in 56 Summers
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Artistry at Golf
Aids Ex-COnvict’s
Burglary Schemes
♦ . . .. 4
New York, July 16.—(ff)—An envi
able technique with golf dubs and
equal artistry in gaining the confi
dence of wealthy club members led to
the arrest today of an escaped con
vict as a tipster for a band of burg
lars.
Police said that in their search for
the convict they picked up the trail of
William Huffman, 35, who was fre
quently seen on the more exclusive
links in New York and New Jersey.
Investigation, they said, disclosed he
escaped on May 20, 1919, from the
Ohio state penitentiary where he had
been serving a sentence for robbery.
A possible connection was seen be
tween a number of recent robberies
in wealthy homes and the reputed
activities of Huffman and a woman
and two men who were arrested with
him In a parked automobile on the
upper west side.
GANGSTERSFAIL IN
EFFORT TO MURDER
NOTED BEER-RUNNER
Spike O'Donnell, Listed at Pub
lic Enemy, Escapee Slugs
Aimed at Retidenca
Chicago, July 16.— UP)— An attempt
was made early today to assassinate
Edward (Spike) O’Donnell, one of the
crime commission’s listed “public en
emies," but the gunmen’s aim was so
poor that O’Donnell, who was asleep
at his home, was not even awakened.
The shots were fired by several
men in an automobile that cruised
slowly past O’Donnell’s bungalow. The
gang leader had retired for the night
when the guns began showering lead
in tbe direction of his home.
The home of Edwafd Jones, a
neighbor of O’Donnell, vu peppered
with several hundred slugs. Police
said there was no doubt O'Donnell
was the intended target but that
either the gunmen were too hasty or
were misinformed as to the correct
address.
O’Donnell was still sleeping when
police arrived to question him.
“I sleep pretty sound," said O’Don
nell "A bullet would have to hit me
before I’d know anything about it.”
Police knew of no motive for the
attack. “Spike” O’Donnell, they said,
has “retired."
O’Donnell had been talking with
four men in an automobile shortly be
fore midnight in front of his home,
but he declined to tell officers who
they were or what was their business.
After fruitless questioning, the po
lice went away and O’Donnell went
back to bed.
SECRET FLIGHT IS
PLANNED FOR FOSTER
Los Angeles, July 16.—(AV- Fearing
fellow gangsters might attempt to
kidnap Frankie Foster, detectives to
day prepared to return him by a
secret airplane flight to Chicago,
where he is under indictment for the
slaying of Alfred Llngle, newspaper
reporter.
Foster lost his fight against ex
tradition yesterday when two em
ployes of the St. Clair hotel In Chi
cago testified they saw him in the
hostelry June 11, two days after
Llngle was slain.
To thwart possible attempt to kid
nap Foster on the way to Chicago,
Detectives Edgar Dudley and Rohn
Scherping chartered an airplane for
a secret flight.
The detectives refused to disclose
when the plane would hop off or
what route it would take to Chicago.
Moroccan Tribesmen
Are Routed by French
Rabat, Morocco, July 16.—'Two
large bands of dissident tribesmen
from between the upper Atlas moun
tains and the Algerian frontier, were
routed Saturday and Sunday by
frontier policemen and airplanes
Many were killed and wounded, while
the French losses In the two fights
were five soldiers killed, two wound
ed, and 17 native soldiers killed or
wounded.
Former Typographical
Union Head Succumbs
Syracuse, N. Y., July 16.—(ff)—
Jaihes M. Lynch, for many years
president of the International Typo
graphical Union and leader of that
organisation’s nation-wide battle for
the 48 hour working week, died in a
hospital here this morning of blood
infection.
He was state commissioner of labor
under Governor Martin Glynn and
subsequently one of four industrial
BOMB WRECKS THEATER
Milwaukee, Wis., July 16.— <JF) —A
dynamite bomb was exploded in front
of the Grace Theater, a neighborhood
movie house, at 2:55 a. m. today
wrecking the front of the structure.
Paul Orslc, manager, said the only
motives he could ascribe for the
bombing was a disagreement with an
operator who wanted to Join the
union.
in Minnesota Lake
Mercury Jumps to 92 Above at
11 o’Clook Last Night as
Chinook Blows
NO PRECIPITATION IN SIGHT
La»t Ton Days' Hoat Causes
Crops, Even Corn, in Stats
to Deteriorate
Bismarck last night had the high
est night temperature in 56 years, it
was reported this morning by O. W.
Roberts, federal meteorologist here.
Mercury jumped up to 92 degrees
above zero at 11 p. m., he said, which
is the highest temperature ever re
corded in the weather bureau here
between 9 p. m. and sunrise.
With the temperature 91 at noon
today, Capital City citizens looked
forward to another baking afternoon
and evening, though a little relief was
promised by weather officials for
later in the day.
Last night's' temperature was
brought about by a Chinook wind,
which came up about 10:30 o’clock
and lasted about 30 minutes. The
increase in that half hour was from
80 to 92 degrees above. Though the
mercury fell down thereafter, Bis
marck residents for the most part
found it difficult to sleep.
The thermometer showed a maxi
mum of 100 degrees above in the
shade yesterday afternoon.
Though cooler weather is seen for
this evening, O. W. Roberts said he
did not believe the city would have
any precipitation in the next 24 hour
period, not even a slight shower.
Temperatures for each hour from
4 p. m. yesterday until noon today
follow: 4—100; 6—99; 6—98; 7
97; 8—90; 9—87; 10—83; 11—92;
midnight—Bo; la. m.—Bo; 2—80; 3
—76; 4—76; 6—73; 6—72; (low
est); 7—74; 8—74; 9—79; 10—84;
11—87; and noon—9l.
High temperatures have returned
again to North Dakota to plunge the
state into the seoond heat wave of
yesterday, when the temperatures
stealthily crept to above the 100 de
gree mark In many sections. •
A maximum of 106 degrees was
recorded at Banish for the 24 hours
ending at 8 a. m. today. Other maxi
mums were 106 at Max, 104 at Minot,
103 at Portal, and 102 at Drake and
Dunn Center. Zt was ldl at Beach
and Dickinson, and 100 even at Het
tinger, Wllliston and Bismarck.
Other parts of the state reported
temperatures which hovered closely
around the 100 mark.
“Somewhat cooler" tonight was
promised by the weather forecasters.
. Small grains were damaged by
shrinkage as a result of the unsea
sonable high temperatures during the
last week, according to the weekly
crop summary issued today by Ro
berts. Much of the grain is in the
milk stage and for this reason were
easy prey to the hot weather.
Corn alio deteriorated in some sec
tions although the crop Is mostly
good, Roberts said. Flax Is in the boll
and blossom stage generally. Pastures
dried rapidly and rain is needed for
all purposes.
Temperatures in the state got an
early start this morning and before
noon there were indications that
many points would go above 100 de
grees.
American Dancer
Wing at Roulette
Le Touquet, France, July 16(ffV—
Jenny Dolly, American dancer, is re
ported to have won and lost huge
sums at the Casino here.
Continuing her lucky streak of a
week ago. she kept the Casino crou
piers busy sending for money Mon
day night and when play was over
after an eight-hour shift at the
tables, friends said she had won close
to half a million dollars.
Fortune turned last night, however,
and it was reported that she had lost
nearly all her winnings but contin
ued to play, falling back cm her re
serves.
No verification as to her gains or
losses could be obtained.
Coolidge ‘Loses Wife’
On Statehouse Grounds
Boston, July 16.—(A*)—'"I’ve lost my
wife,” said Calvin Coolidge. He so
Informed a legislative messenger when
wandering about the state house dur
ing tercentenary exercises. Mrs. Cool
idge was located chatting with Mrs.
Frank O. Allen, wife of the governor.
Woman Builds Pyre
To Take Own Life
Joliet, 111., July 16.—(P)—Mrs. Elisa
beth Sluk’s effort to kill herself by
fire yesterday probably will prove
successful, physicians said today.
They do not believe she will survive
her burns.
Mrs. Sluk, who police were told
was a despondent divorcee, smeared
her limbs with grease and saturated
a mattress with oil yesterday. She
laid down upon the improvised pyre
and touched a match to it. A mo
ment later, she ran flaming down
the street until finally she fell
burned and exhausted.
Dancer Charges He Hit Her
_ .. Annotated Preen I‘hntt
Exhibiting a badly swollen eye as evidence, Vivian Duncan, of the Duncan
sisters dancing team, haled Rex Lease, film actor. Into a court near Los
Angeles on charges of battery. She said Lease beat and kicked her after
she refused his advances, following a party at the home of another actor.
YOUNG FLYER’S CONDITION
IS SAID TO BE CRITICAL
LOOTINROBBERY
OF WILLMAR BANK
TOTALS $142,000
Woman Critically Wounded by
Gunfire During Raid Is Re
ported Improved
Willmar, Minn., July 16.— iff*) —Loot
amounting to at least $142,000 was
obtained by five machine gun bandits
who held up the bank of Willmar yes
terday and escaped after shooting
down two women.
Edwin Selvig, vice president of the
bank, said the bandits obtained
“about SIOO,OOO in stocks and bonds"
In addition to the $42,000 in cash. He
estimated that about $251000 of the
paper was negotiable. The exact
amount taken was still undetermined.
Meanwhile authorities of four states
—Minnesota, South Dakota, lowa, and
Wisconsin—patrolled highways in a
search for the five gunmen whose
robbery was the most sensational
since the days of the James gang raid
on Northfleld, Minn., in 1876. That
raid resulted In the death of two
outlaws. The capture of the three
Younger Brothers and the breakup of
the James gang.
While the search continued for the
bandits, Mrs. Emil Johnson, one of
the women wounded, remained in a
critical conditio* from a bullet wound
in the chest, although physicians said
she was “slightly Improved.”
County sheriffs and police in Min
nesota and three adjoining states, in
addition to a corps of agents of the
state department of criminal ap
prehension and local officers, are pa
trolling highways, searching hide-outs
and checking hospitals in an effort
to trace the bandits.
Two of the bandits are believed to
have been wounded in an exchange
of shots with private citizens.
An agent sent to Sioux Falls, S. D.,
Tuesday night by General W. F. Rhi
now, head of the state criminal bu
reau, to investigate finding of a
wounded man who had applied for
treatment at a hospital there, found
the man was a laborer who attempted
to commit suicide.
General Rhlnow sent 150 telegrams
to police departments and sheriffs in
Minnesota, South Dakota, Wisconsin
and lowa asking that all highways be
patrolled and hospitals be checked.
He furnished descriptions of the ban
dits and the automobile used in the
holdup.
Branded as Professionals
General Rhlnow believes the men
headed toward the Black Hills in
South Dakota. He is convinced they
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Commons Angered
By House of Lords
London, July 16.—OP) —British labor
quarters, angered by repeated refusal
of the house of lords to pass the gov
ernment coal mines bill in its original
form and Include the seven-and-one
half hour working day, today con
sidered launching an anti-lords cam
paign.
In some circles “the peers versus
the people” was haled as the issue
upon which the party would seek to
wage its next election campaign—a
campaign which commentators gen
erally expect before the end of the
year.
Tappen Three-Year-Old Takes
Auto for Spin Through Lake
Jamestown, N. D., July 16.—(A 5 ) —A
three-year-old boy’s curiosity caused
an automobile to go sea riding, while
his father sought relief from the heat
at Salt lake.
- Gottlieb Eistler, Tappen, left his
small son and a two-year-old com
panion in his car on the beach. He
also left the ignition key in the lock
of the machine.
The son tested his mechanical
proclivities by Investigating the in
tricacies of the automobile. He turn-
Holder of Junior Transcontinen
tal Record Fails to Regain
Contoiousness
Bennington, Vt., July 16.—(/FT—The
condition of Frank Goldsborough.
youthful pilot whose plane crashed
on a mountainside Monday, remained
extremely critical today. A bulletin
from Putnam Memorial hospital said
his condition had not improved dur
ing the night.
The 19-year-old holder of the jun
ior transcontinental flying record has
failed to regain consciousness since
he was admitted to the hospital yes
terday suffering from a fractured
skull and exposure.
He had lain beside his wrecked
plane for 18 hours before searching
parties found him.
Late News
Bulletins
LAYS VIOLENCE INCREASING
New York, July 16.—(AP)— *
Charles G. Wood, commissioner
of conciliation of the labor de
partment in Washington, test
ified before the special house in
vestigating committee that strike
violence had steadily increased
since the department of justice
curtailed its activities against
communists.
TITLE MEN ELECT
Jamestown, July 16.—(A 5 ) —C. B.
Craven of Carrington was elected
president of the North Dakota
Title Men’s association at the
closing session of a two day con
vention here today.
Frank HaUlday, Stanton, was
elected vice president, and A. J.
Arnot, Bismarck, was reelected
secretary-treasurer. Place and
time of next year’s meeting will
be for the officers to decide. Com
mittees will be appointed by the
president later.
GUARD SLAYS BANDIT
Canton, Ohio, July 16.—(A*) —A
bandit, later identified as Sam
Williams, was killed and a bank
messenger wounded in a holdup
here today. The messenger,
Charles M. Rlblett, 69, killed the
holdup man after he had him
self been shot down. Two other
bandits escaped after seizing $60,-
000 in currency.
SENATE ADOPTS RESOLUTION
Washington, July 16.—(A 5 ) —The
senate today adopted a resolution
by Senator McNary, Republican,
Oregon, directing the tariff com
mission to investigate the differ
ences in cost of production here
and abroad of western fir, spruce,
pine, hemlock and larch lumber
and timber.
WOULD DIVIDE BEQUEST
New York, July 16.— <JP) —Col.
Charles A. Lindbergh and Gene
Tunney, former heavyw eight
champion, were named to divide
$20,000 from the estate of Wylie
M. Jameson, in his will filed to
day, if the testator’s son, Wylie
B. M. Jameson, nine, of Memphis,
Tenn., does not survive long
enough to inherit his bequest.
ed on the ignition switch, put the
car in gear, stepped on the starter
and found himself and his compan
ion riding in the lake.
Speeding forward at an estimated
speed of 10 knots an hour, the car
continued on its course until water
reached the ignition system and
stopped it.
Three inches of water covered the
floor of the machine when rescuers
reached the sea-riders, who suffered
no ill effects and had lots of fun.
Hie Weather
Partly cloudy tonight and Thursday.
Somewhat cooler tonight.
PRICE FIVE CENTS
M’DONNELL SHOWS
STATE ISFAVORED
BY ORDER OF I. C. C.
lowa, Minnesota, Wisconsin and
South Dakota Get Raises
at Same Time
FLICKERTAIL CUT $5,000,000
Board Chairman Says Nsw
Structure Removes Long-
Existing Discrimination
North Dakota has achieved the
greatest freight rate victory in its his
tory as a result of the recent decision
of the interstate commerce commis
sion covering interstate class freight
rates, C. W. McDonnell, president of
the state board of railroad commis
sioners, said today.
Although the general effect of the
new rates is an increase of about
$17,000,000 a year in lowa, Minnesota,
Wisconsin and eastern South Dakota,
a reduction of approximately $5,000,-
000 a year will be effected in North
Dakota’s freight bill, according to Mc-
Donnell.
The case decided by the Interstate
commerce commission covers all Inter
state class rates in the territory be
tween Chicago and the North Dakota-
Montana state line, as well as all
points east of Chicago and this terri
tory.
Removal of “long-existing discrim
ination against North Dakota" Is seen
in the new rates by McDonnell. This
is brought about, he said, by providing
generally “very substantial reductions
to North Dakota and increases in
other states, which have preferential
rates.”
“For example," he continued, “from
Chicago to Jamestown the preeent
first class rate la $2.16*4 per 100
pounds, whereas the new first
rate will be $1.83,/or a reduction of
33 V 4 cents per 100 pounds.
Bismarck Favored
“At Bismarck the first class rate
from Chicago is now $2.43 >4, whereas
the new rate will be $2, a reduction of
43% cents. From Chicago to Bt. Paul
the first class rate will be increased
from 98 cents to $1.24 per 100 pounds.
“It has been the policy of the north
ern lines to charge the full combtna-i
tion ever the Twin Cities into North
Dakota and to grade up rapidly tho
rates out of the Twin Cities immedi
ately west of the Minnesota stats
line,” McDonnell said. “Prior to the
Minnesota rate case in 1907 the rates
in Minnesota, eastern South Dakota
and North Dakota were on approxi
mately the same level; but, on account
of legislative faction in Minnesota and
South Dakota, reductions in their
rates were made, with no correspond
ing reduction in the rates to North
Dakota. The new rates prescribed by
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CM BODY WILL
AID LIVESTOCK MEN
Plana to Encourage Thoae Stak
ing to Enter Feeding and
Finiehing Business
Minneapolis, July 16.—(A>—Financ
ing of the feeder cattle and sheep
business in the northwest, a phase
of the livestock business largely neg
lected in this section, is being under
taken by the Agricultural Credit cor
poration, according to an announce
ment from that company.
This corporation financed by rail
roads, banks and other industries of
the northwest, has unlimited funds
available for loans to farmers wishing
to engage in the feeder, or “finish
ing” side of the livestock industry, it
was announced by Fred C. Wick,
manager of the livestock department.
Money will be loaned at 6 per cent
Interest, which is Vi of 1 per cent Ims
than the corporation has been charg
ing. With these loans, farmers will
be able to buy rangs cattle for fatten
ing.
Mr. Wick said most of the financ
ing for feeders this year will be
done in the Red river valley district
of western Minnesota and eastern
North Dakota. He expects the busi
ness to spread gradually to other
parts of the northwest.
Philadelphia Still
In Third Position
Philadelphia, July 16.—(A 3 )—Hopes
that Philadelphia’s population would
reach the 2,000,000 mark were shat
tered today when the final figures
were announced.
The complete tabulation showed a !
population of 1,961,458, an increase of
137,679, or 7.54 per cent over 1920.
A steady drift to the suburbs and to
nearby New Jersey communities was
held responsible for the small in
crease. The city, however, continues
to hold third position in the cities of
the country, being surpassed in popu
lation only by New York and Chicago.
Will Parole Girl
Dry Law Violator
+ +
Lincoln, Neb., July 16.—(AV- Mary
G. Lowe, 16-year-old Fortsmith, Ark.,
girl Imprisoned for selling liquor to
federal agents, has the Nebraska
parole board’s recommendation for re
lease from a 15-month sentence.
The girl contends that she sold the
liquor to the officers at her mother’s
order.

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