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.WILL ORGANIZE TAX
: REFORM CROUP HERE
* Group of Property Owners to
Form Association at Meet
.# \
t ing Saturday
Organization of a group of Bur
(* leigh county property holders into a
Burleigh County Taxpayers associa
* tion is expected to be effected at a
" meeting to be held at the court house
Saturday, according to Martin Bour
gois, Bismarck, one of the organizers
of the movement.
The association will be formed
with an idea of studying ways and
means of lessening the tax burden
and with advocating economy meas
ures in the administration of govern
mental affairs, Bourgois said.
Under the present plan, officers
will be elected, a constitution and by
laws drawn up, and a preliminary
campaign of action mapped out at
the meeting.
The local organization probably
will become affiliated with the North
Dakota Taxpayers association, pro
ponents of the movement said, and
will cooperate with the state body
in attempts to bring about tax re
form.
Dr. R. R. Hogue, Linton, will be
the principal speaker on the pro
gram, which is expected to include
addresses by a number of Burleigh
county residents.
Any property holder in the coun
ty or any person interested in tax
reform will be welcomed at the meet
ing, Bourgois said.
Shanghai Is Placed
Under Martial Law
Following Disorder
Continued from page One)
Hongkcw and to have executed 20 of
them.
All Japanese residents of other
quarters of the city were moved into
Hongkew Sunday, where they were
under the direct protection of Jap
anese sailors and marines. Seventeen
Japanese airplanes roared over the
international settlement during the
day.
All through the entire lower section
of the Yangtze river valley a wave of
apprehension spread.
Scenes of the greatest confusion
filled the streets of Hongkew and the
important Nanking road when, with
out warning, they were spattered with
a rain of bullets from rifles and ma
chine guns.
A sniper’s shot brought a fierce
buret of fire from uniformed Jap
anese patrols and thousand of people,
panic-stricken, sought safety in a wild
flight. In a few moments squads of
steel-helmeted sailors and marines,
with bayonets fixed, swarmed into
the area, driving the Chinese before
them. Many foreigners in the streets
were exposed to grave danger and the
grounds of the Catholic General hos
pital were swept by the rain of fire.
Most of those killed in these affrays
were bystanders caught by stray
bullets.
30,000 CHINESE TROOPS
ASSEMBLED AT NANKING
Nanking, China, Feb, I.—(A*)—'Thir
ty thousand of the finest troops in all
China streamed into this city Mon
day and lined up along the riverfront
where a number of Japanese war
ships lay at anchor.
They barricaded themselves behind
sandbag fortifications on the city
wall and the situation grew tense
while civilians moved back into safer
ground.
Many refugees who came only a
few days ago from Shanghai were so
terrified at the menacing aspect of
developments here they piled into
British steamers bound back for
Shanghai.
Some of the Japanese ships put
landing parties on the docks but
there were no open hostilities.
The Japanese Consul general called
on Low Wen-Kan, the Chinese for
eign minister, who remained behind
when the seat of government was
transferred last week to Honanfu.
The consul lodged a formal protest
against the fighting at Shanghai,
charging that the Chinese started it.
The foreign minister retored that
since the fighting began in Chinese
territory the Japanese must have
been the instigators. The conference
ended without having accomplished
anything substantial.
A belief the impending arrival of
additional American and British
troops at Shanghai might yet avert a
Chinese declaration of war upon
Japan was expressed in informed
quarters.
The decision of the Nanking gov
ernment to issue a formal declaration
of war, made last week before the
government left Nanking and retired
to Honanfu in the interior, was held
in abeyance, these sources said, to see
how the situation at Shanghai de
veloped. The declaration, it was stat
ed, might never have to be made if
the arrival of American and British
troops have a quieting effect and
prepared the way for a settlement of
the Shanghai dispute.
5,000 U. S. Citizens
Believed ii\ Danger
In Various Sections
(Continued from page one)
from Japan that American interests
would be scrupulously protected,
heeding instead the factual reports
from consular and military represent
a fives.
These related acts of invasion
within American territory as well
t > the bombing of an American mls
cion building in the half-destroyed
r-stive sector where most of the
fc odshed has taken place.
The president’s action in dispatch
ing troops and ships was announced
In a terse white house statement
which recited the receipt of a plea
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I for reinforcements, the order for
[troops, and concluded:
“As soon as conditions permit the
troops will be returned to Manila.”
When Admiral Taylor reaches
Shanghai, probably late Wednesday,
he will be the ranking foreign officer
at the port. If united defense ac
tion is planned he probably will com
mand all the forces in that city.
Aboard his ships arc about 2,000
blue-jackets who arc not to be land
ed, but he Is taking 300 marines to
reinforce Colonel R. S. Hooker’s regi
ment oi 1,300.
LONDON SYMPATHY
FOR JAPAN COOLS
London, Feb. I.—(A*)—Sympathy for
Japan in London newspapers cooled
considerably Monday following re
ports that thousands of foreigners in
the international settlement at
Shanghai were in danger.
At the same time arrangements
had been made by the government for
the dispatch of additional troops
from Hongkong to Shanghai aboard a
British warship. The troops were or
dered in response to a request from
Brigadier General George Fleming,
British commander in ttye interna
tional settlement.
Hie additional British troops or
dered to Shanghai are a battalion of
infantry and a battery of artillery.
The British already have a battalion
of the Scots Fusiliers there, a battal
ion of Lincolns and a battalion of
Wiltshire troops. Three British
cruisers, one sloop and two gunboats
arc either at Shanghai or on the way
there.
A foreign office communique said
the decision to start reenforcements
was made at a meeting at No. 10
Downing street participated in by
Prime Minister MacDonald and other
members of the cabinet.
NAVAL CONSTRUCTION
MIGHT BE INCREASED
The conflict in China may cause a
turnabout in congressional attitude
and revival of the $600,000,000 plan to
build up the American navy to the
limit.
Purely for reasons of economy, the
naval committee of the house an
nounced some time ago the big build
ing program, approved by its mem
bership, would go on the shelf. It
was to stay there at least until after
the Geneva disarmament conference.
This decision has not affected the
senate's naval committee, whose
chairman. Senator Hale (R. Maine),
plans to push similar legislation.
Many members feel if the eastern
situation becomes any. worse, the con
struction measure should be put
through.
More directly, however, the crisis
is expected to bring a strong reaction
against appropriation sub-committee
efforts to slash officer and enlisted
personnel of the army in the war de
partment supply bill soon to be re
ported.
U. S. ASIATIC FLEET
SAILS FOR SHANGHAI
Manila, Feb. 1. —(A*) —The cruiser
Houston, flagship of the United States
navy’s Asiatic fleet, and four destroy
;rs sailed Monday for China.
The patrol vessel Isabel also sailed,
and it was announced the destroyer
tender Blackhawk would follow soon.
Tuesday the transport Chaumont is
expected to sail for Shanghai with
1,056 officers and men of the 31st in
fantry, carrying field equipment but
no artillery.
Three destroyers left here Monday
following four which sailed last Fri
day, all generally assigned to the pro
tection, in troubled Chinese areas, of
American lives and property.
Completion of the scheduled voy
ages of the Chaumont and the other
craft will give the United States more
than a score of vessels in the Shang
hai area, including the regular gun
boat patrol the navy maintains on the
Yangtze river.
Pioneer of Devils
Lake District Dies
Devils Lake, N. D., Feb. I.—(/P)
O. P. A. Borstad, 64, pioneer of the
Lake Region, died at a Devils Lake
hospital Sunday.
Born In 1868 near Trondhjem, Nor
way. Borstad came to Minnesota in
1887 settling in Lac Qui Parle county.
He moved to Devils Lake in 1890 and
four years later married Randl Gre
seth. She died and in 1898 he mar
ried Mrs. Ellen Peterson.
He leaves four daughters and four
sons. Funeral services will be Wed
nesday.
SALE
\ Gordon Hats
$5 values $3.50
$3.50 values ... 2.50
A few Wilson Bros.
Broadcloth Shirts
99c
Fancy Neckwear
$1 and $1.50 values
65 c
Leather Gloves
Wool Lining
$3.00 values .. .$1.95
All Wool Slipover
Sweaters
$3.25 and $3.50 values
$1.95
Fancy All Wool
Hose
50c and SI.OO values
3 Pairs for SI.OO
Men’s Spats
$1.25 and $1.60 values, now
75c and SI.OO
All New Merchandise
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NEW PRESIDENTIAL
IMm Mnm , wwikee, Is the third of his family to
nrur ADMCMtO CCCKI an accidental death, a brother,
Ucvt-LUrffllii'llo oBIU , I as ssTssssas’S
Ortonville, Minn., and a brother.
Archie, was killed by an automobile at
Minneapolis last July.
The Ostranders have been residents
of Fargo for only about a year, coming
here from Rochester, Minn. Ostran
der, M, had been with the Milwaukee
for 37 years, Saturday night he was
working overtime and had gone on
the extra duty against the wishes of
his wife who urged him not to leave.
They moved to Fargo in order that
their son, Ronald, might attend the
North Dakota Agricultural oollege,
where he is a sophomore. These are
three other children, Mrs. Charles O.
Lee of Syracuse, N. Y.; O. Dean of
Syracuse, and Mrs. Roy Haight of
Milwaukee.
Ostrander, born in Rochester,
Minn., was a member of the Masonic
lodge and the Brotherhood.
Smith-Roosevelt Battle Grows
Warmer; Put Anti-Dry
Pressure on Hoover
Washington, Feb. I. —(/P) —The in
cessant swing of political weather
vanes has brought new developments
in the contest for the year’s presi
dential prize.
The engrossing Smith-Roosevelt
poster in the Democratic fold devel
oped a bit over the week-end, but
most conspicuous of the new factors
was one affecting the practically un
opposed Herbert. Hoover.
Anti-prohibition pressure on the
president was the interpretation plac
ed here on the New Jersey Republi
can committee’s failure to come out
at once for the renomination of Hoo
ver. This state was one of the first
to enroll under the Hoover banner in
1928 but now its party heads have put
off deciding whether to send their
delegation to the convention unin
structed, or to support the president.
Democracy’s news was led by a
Massachusetts’ declaration for Alfred
E. Smith. Governor Ely and Benator
Walsh, important in the party coun
cils of the Bay state, were the sup
porters of the enigmatically silent
New Yorker.
Japanese Government
Considering Protests
<Continued from page One'
misinformed.’’ He said he could not
understand from where Cunning
ham's information came as it differed
entirely from the facts as reported to
Tokyo.
Efforts to establish a neutral zone
in Shanghai were reported to have
been made but it was stated authori
tatively Japan could not agree to give
up the defense of its own sector to a
third power.
The spokesman also said the U. S.
“seemod to forget how things stood in
China,” emphasizing that America
was not in danger from the Chinese,
while Japan was menaced from vari
ous angles. If it was lawful for the
U. S. to keep marines there, he said,
“why should America make represen
tations when Japanese blue jackets
land purely in self-defense?”
Referring to reports that the Chi
nese had broken a truce at Shanghai,
the spokesman emphasized a wish
that the powers might appreciate that
the Chinese troops do not constitute
a properly discliplined army whose
promise to keep a truce might be
trusted.
G. N. Passenger and
Milwaukee Freight
Hit Near Wahpeton
'Continued from page One'
signal, a caution signal. Milwaukee
officials also reported there were yel
low lights at the junction.
The locomotive of the Empire
Builder hit the cab of the Milwaukee
locomotive, demolishing the freight
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THE BISMARCK TRIBUNE. MONDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 1932
locomotive and Itself plunging: badly
damaged, into the ditch.
Ostrander, the engineer of the Mil-
Press Association
Commends G. N. D. A.
Minot, N. D., Feb. I.—(A*)—Resolu
tions indorsing the Internationa:
peace garden project in the Turtle
Mountains and commending develop
ment work of the Greater North Da
kota association, were adopted by
members of the North Dakota Press
association as the annual convention
ended here Saturday.
Hearty support of the association
to a full Observance of the Wash
ington plcentennial was expressed in
another resolution.
A trophy given by retiring Presi
dent Fred Jefferies, Washburn, in a
head writing contest was won by
Nels Simonson of Finley.
BRITISH ACTOR DIES
London, Feb. 1. —(A*) —The death of
Herbert Waring, 74, noted British ac
tor, was announced Monday. He made
several tours of the U. S. His first
appearance on the stage took place
55 years ago in London.
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DRAW them out with a "counter
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"counter-irritant” becauseits warm
ing action penetrates and stimulates Mood
circulation and helps to draw out infec
tion and pain. It gets action and is not
just a salve. But do not stop with one
application. Apply this soothing, cool
ing, healing ointment generously to the
affected area once every hour for
five hours. Used by millions for over
20 years. Recommended by many doc*
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To Mothers—‘Musterole is also
made in milder form for babies
and small children. Ask for Chit
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| Today in Congress |
♦ ♦
MONDAY
Senate
Confronts issue of direct federal
unemployment aid In La FoUette-
Costigan $375,000,000 relief bill.
Receives nomination of Wilson Mc-
Carthy of Salt Lake City to complete
reconstruction corporation director
ate.
Leaders proceed with efforts to
push Glass bank-law revision bill.
Houe
Considers routine bills.
Continues consideration of the in
terior department appropriation bill.
Hearings continue before interstate
commerce committee on the railroad
recapture provision.
Agriculture committee considers
commodity short selling.
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i Indian Uses Cough
! Syrup on Pancakes
4 4
Galssville, Wis., Feb. 1.—07*) —A
southern Trempealeau county drug
gist tells this one.
An Indian walked into the store
and asked for a down bottles of
cough syrup. Believing there might
be serious illness at the Indian canip
near here, the druggist asked:
“Are you having lots of sickness in
your camp that you need so much
medicine?”
“No*’ the customer replied, "me
like ’um on pancake.”
PASTOR HEADS RED CROSS
Linton, N. D., Feb. I.—(fl*) —Rev. O.
Eichler, pastor of the Linton Bap
tist church, was elected chairman of
the Emmons county chapter, Ameri
can Red Cross, by members of the
organization at their annual meec
ing. He succeeds Dr. F. M. Gil
breath, Linton. Peter Deßoer was
named vice chairman. M. T. Barger
and Mrs. O. M. Baumann were re
elected secretary and treasurer, res
pectively.
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sively arranged in two different forms for the convenience of our customers. For
thirty years The Bismarck Tribune's “Red Line” series of blanks has been recog
nized as standard. Every blank put out under our trade-marks has been carefully
examined and passed on by the best legal talent of North Dakota. New forms will
be added and old ones discarded from time to time as the passing or repealing of
laws make necessary. Special forms will be designed and printed for attorneys, con
veyors, abstractors, real estate men and others, when desired. Orders for single
blanks, dozens or several dozens will be promptly filled, carefully packed and sent
by mail or express. The prices in this catalog are per dozen, except where otherwise
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Order by number.
Date 1932.
The Bismarck Tribune,
Bismarck, N. Dak.
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Canadian Trapper
Slays Policeman
Aklavik* N. W. T., Feb. I.—(AP)
—From the cold fastnesses of the
north country has come word Albert
Johnson* the demented trapper of
Rat River, has slain a Royal North
west mounted police constable.
Constable E. Millen was shot and
killed Saturday, said the messhge
Sunday from a police patrol which
sought Johnson for the wounding of
another constable who went to his
Cabin to question him Whfcn Indians
complained trap lines were being
molested.
Millen was a member of the detail
sent out to capture the trapper af
ter he had held a posse at bay in his
cabin for 15 hours, although the po
lice had nearly demolished the cabin
with bombs. After the fight the
officers retired to outfit for an in
tensive drive.
Johnson slipped away and was not
heard of until the “mounties” en
countered him Saturday, when Millen
was killed. More officers will be
sent from here to aid in the man
hunt.
Bootblack to Face
Bank Robbery Trial
Fargo, N. D., Feb. I.—(F)—Sam
Abas, 28. Fargo bootblack, will be the
first of the four men held as the rob
bers of the Sabin State bank last
Dec. 29, to go on trial.
His case was to be called Monday
and barring unforeseen develop
ments, trials of the other three, Ed
ward Redman, Zack Lemon, and
Jacob Schumacher, will follow in
order.
NORDBTE IS APPROVED
Washington, Feb. I.—OD—The sen
ate judiciary committee Monday re
ported favorably the nominations of
Gunner ft Nordbye and Matthew
M. Joyce to be district Judges in Min
nesota.
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