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North Dakota Farmer on Trial
for Life at Morden,
Trial Jury Was But An Hour
in Arriving at a
The case of the crown against Mar,
tin Doyle under charge of murder in
the first degree at Morden, Man. was
concluded yesterday afternoon and an
hour later the twelve men comprising
the jury brought in a verdict of "not
guilty." The jury retired at exactly
10 minutes after 4 o'clock and filed
in wHJi the anxiously awaited result at
6 o'clock or a little less than an hour.
The trial has been one of the most
sensational In the history of the prov
ince of Manitoba, and the dally sur
prises acted as a stimulus to the ac
tivity on the part of the spectators
who daily streamed in and listened
eagerly to the testimony of each wit
ness. For a trial which has been of
such absorbing interest throughout,
the finish was decldely dead. Before
the Jury retired, his lordship, Justice
Richards, made a strong plea in favor
of Doyle and on this account it was
expected that a verdict of not guilty
would be brought in. The justice
pointed out that the evidence was
largely circumstantial and much of it
unworthy of credence.
The case at times looked very bad
for the accused and the added compli
cations brought In by the testimony of
Thompson the convict in stating that
Pat Rooney, the murderer executed at
Bismarck a year ago, had read a let
ter from Doyle to his son asking that
certain witnesses against him be put
out of the way, only made Doyle's case
look worse.
Doyle is well known in this state,
and when his arrest was made last
winter there was much speculation
and surprise. He has been in this city
many times within the past tw6 or
three years in company with friends
from his home near Cavalier. Most of
the witnesses in the case were North
Dakota farmers residing near Mt
The two men, Doyle and Weiler,
were friends and neighbors, and dur
ing the winter Weiler suddenly disap
peared, being seen last with Doyle.
Doyle produced a deed of Welter's
land, claiming that Weiler had gone
to the Northwest. Doyle was then ar
rested for kidnapping, but was re
leased for lack of evidence. Later in
the year the dead body was found by
a mounted policeman. A bullet hole
through the skull showed the manner
of death.
Arrainged Yesterday In Larimore on
Charge of Attempted Suicide
—1600 Bonds.
Charles G. Arnold, the man who had
a hearing before the insanity board
In this city Thursday afternoon and
was discharged, was arraigned yester
day in Larimore on the charge of at
tempted suicide. After a lengthy pre
liminary trial, Arnold was bound over
to the district court on bonds of $500.
He furnished the money and was al
lowed to go free until'the district court
convenes. The hearing was before
Justice Uffleman.
Arnold has been in the limelight In
one way or another for several months.
He figured in a sensational divorce
suit two months ago. Last .Wednes
day afternoon he went to the home of
a farmer near Larimore where his wife
was being cared for and demanded an
interview with her, threatening at the
came time to shoot himself if she did
not appear before he counted ten. She
refused to see him or to have any
thing to do with him and he drew a
revolver and shot twice, injuring him
self slightly. He was then brought to
this city and arraigned on a charge
of insanity. Upon his dismissal on
this charge as stated above, his arrest
on a charge of attempted suicide fol
lowed immediately.
It is Possible That a Football Game Be
tween High School and Alamnl
Will Be Arranged.
High school football enthusiasts and
former school stars are already tak
ing up the matter of an alumni foot
ball game to be played with the high
school boys on Thanksgiving day,
weather permitting. The alumni team
two years ago when the last game was
played, proved too strong for the high
school champions but this year it looks
aB though the old-timers have but lit
tle shown. The score two years ago
was 3 to 0 in favor of the alumni team.'
There is plenty of available timber
in close proximity in the state, and if
the game Is decided upon a fast and
furnous contest can be looked forward
to. In the line the old-timers will have
a pick from, Van Alstlne, Brooks and
Budge, ends Dormeier, Woods and
Currie, tackles, and several men for'
the center trio. In the backfleld, Wells,
Pawcett, Hawkins, Miller, Hunter and
HyBlop could work out a combination
that would work havoc to the high
school defense.
The almunl boosters figure upon the
team having several practices In for
mations and signals during the week
before the Thanksgiving date and in
that may to have a perfect set of plays
with no fumbles to mar the progress
of the work.
Thomas Connolly, Formerly of Grand
Forks, and Well Known G. N. Train
Dispatcher, Passes Away.
T-nn» evening Chief Dispatcher Max
well of the local Great Northern ofllces
received a message from Clem M.
Connolly, at Denver, Col. announcing
the death of his brother, Thomas Con
nolly, at that place yesterday after
noon. The immediate cause was con
sumption. Mr. Connolly Is well
known In Grand Forks, at Carmen and
at Larimore, at which pointB, alto
gether, he has put in eight year's serv
ice In the empJoy of the Great North
ern, as operator and of late years trick
dispatcher. The deceased was a young
man, only thirty-one years of age, and
bad been in poor health for some time.
He, in company with his brother Clem,
left here early in the fall for the
coast. They went from there to Den
ver, Colorado, and reports brought
back of his condition predicted noth
ing of death being imminent. The
tidings of demise come with a shock
to his many friends here and abroad.
His brother Clem was with him when
he died, and will take the remains to
the old home, where his father and
mother are burled, at Marcus Iowa,
and place them by their side. He
leaves two brothers at Lemars, Iowa,
one at Melrose, Minn, and his brother
Clem to mourn his loss. The many
friends here will extend the relatives
their heartfelt sympathy.
Therefore P. P. Treny Sues Relatives
for Damages Amounting
to 910,000.
One of the most sensational suits
instituted for several years in this
part of the state is that recently filed
In Traill county by Peter P. Tveny
against A. C. Masher, Guine Masher
and Christian Masher for $10,000 dam
ages. The plaintiff charges that the
defendants, who are relatives of his
wife, used their influence to poison
her mind against him and that by mis
representations they finally succeeded
in inducing her to sue for divorce and
that because of these misrepresenta
tions he was deprived of her love and
affection, and that he is therefore
damaged in the amount indicated. The
case will be bitterly fought as there
is considerable feeling both sides.
Delivered Convocation Address at Uni
versity on the Subject of
University chapel was crowded this
morning at convocation exercises,
when Rt. Rev. Cameron Mann, Epis
copal bishop for North Dakota gave
an address on the' subject of "Ora
tory." Rev. Mann is an able speaker
himself, and while he does not claim
to be an orator, is well qualified by
experience and education to discuss
the subject of oratory. The word has
its deviation from the Latin word,
"Orare," meaning to pray or to plead,
and the modern definition is the art
of persuading by means of speech.
There are four requisites to a success
ful orator. First, he must have knowl
edge second, he must know how to
convey it third, he must know his
audience, and fourth, he must himself
be a good man. Bishop Mann stated
that he considered Lincoln's Gettys
burg speech the best ever delivered,
while Lincoln's second inaugural ad
dress is admitted by the critics of the
world to be the most absolute perfect
exposition ever delivered.
The Affair Tuesday Evening In the
Commercial CInb Rooms WiU have
Far Reaching Result*.
Everything Is being arranged by the
officers of the Commercial club and by
Caterer A1 Logan so that on Tuesday
evening at 6:30 the largest and most
representative body of citizens ever
gathered together at one table will be
seated before a spread fit for a royal
gathering. Business men wil be able
to go directly from their work at 6
o'clock, have 10 minutes for fixing up,
and will be present at the feast at 6:16.
There are several matters of consider
able Importance to the welfare of the
city to be disposed of and for this
reason a. large attendance of members
of the club is urgently desired.
Secretary Woods said this morning.
"We hope to have every member of the
club now in the city present at the
banquet. The spread itself wil merit
a large attendance itself. After the
supper the discussion of several ques
tions—questions vital to the interests
of this city-T.will be taken up and dif
ferent members invited to air their
views. Such subjects as paving, the
milk question', manufacturing indus
tries and questions of like will be
discussed pro and con and some
definite idea of what is desired should
accrue from the meeting."
Meeting Will be Held Tomorrow and
Winter Campaign Inaugurated for
the Helping of the Poor.
President J. M. Smith and Secretary
A. J. Pierce of the Church Union Aid
of. Grand Forks have called a meeting
of the members of the society for to
morrow afternoon at 3 p. m. in the
Presbyterian church. The meeting is
not restricted to those who already be
long, but all benevolently inclined are
invited to attend. Officers for the en
suing year will be elected and affairs
put on a basis for systematic work.
Every year, particularly In the win
ter, the society is the means of bring
ing happiness in the shape of needed
clothes and comforts of life, Into many
households of the poor in the city,
and for thie reason the work is to be
heartily commended. On Thanks
giving Day the society gathers in a
large number of food stuffs, Including
turkeys and other delicacies, and dis
tributes these to the needy who other
wise would have nothing to be thank
ful on this day of peace and happiness
of the entire year.
At the meeting tomorrow afternoon
the winter's campaign will be in
agurated and as a good beginning is
a great help, it is hoped there will be
a large turnout. This work, when
carried on individually, no matter how
enthusiastic be the worker, is neces
sarily limitedv owing to business cares
and the extent of acquaintanceship,
but when an organization, such as the
present society takes hold, widespread
results are certain.
Minot, N. D., Nov. 10.—"Wlldwood
Park" will be the name of a new park
which will be provided for the citizens
of Minot by H. E. Wheeler, who has
just purchased a six acre tract three
and one-half miles up the Mouse river.
The park will be provided with danc
ing pavilion, refreshment booths and
all the other paraphernalia of an up
to-dato park.
Against M. J. Lynch and B.
S. Brynjolfson, Latter as
Plaintiff Fell and Was Hurt in
East Grand Forks
An action for the recovery of $10,
000 damages has been instituted lu
the district court of this county by
J. H. McVeety against M. J. Lynch
and B. 8. Brynjolfson the latter as
administrator of the estate of the late
A. J. Gallagher, deceased Thi.
grounds of the action are that during
the lifetime of Mr. Gallagher he and
the defendant Lynch were partners in
trade, and as such were conducting
the piace in East Grand Forks known
as the Lynch & Gallagher saloon.
McVeety charges that the floor of the
toilet room of the place was defec
tive, and that while the saloon was
open to the public he entered the same
and that because of the defect and the
wet and slippery tondition of the
floor, he fell and that the fall resulted
in the fracture of the neck of the
thigh bone, and caused some other in
juries to his leg, by virtue of which
the limb has been rendered useless
that he has been compelled to use
crutches ever since, and that the in
jury is permanent.
The defense has demurred to the
declaration John A. Sorley and Scott
Rex represent the plaintiff and George
A. Bangs the defendants.
Buying Up the Carload from Local
Firms and Shipping to the Woods.
Lumber companies and large con
tractors have begun to figure on sup
plies with local firms and this is taken
as a sure sign of cold weather. The
companies get supplies in carload lots
for use in the pine woods around
Bemidji, Cass Lake and other points
in northern Minnesota.- For several
weeks past the contractors who are
establishing from one to two or three
camps in northern Minnesota have
been shipping supplies from this city
in comparatively small quantities, but
now the "big fellows" are coming into
tho market and getting priceB, not on a
few barrels of flour, a few bushels of
potatoes or beans and a few hundred
pounds of meat, but the best figure
they can get on provisions and on meat
in carload lots.
It is believed that in another week
shipments, in carload lots to various
camp& and distributing points for
camps will begin in dead earnest. The
lumbermen feel pretty well assured
of cold weather from now on. They
have been hesitating about ordering
perishable goods, especially fresh
meats in large quantities, unless rea
sonably certain that the stuff will not
spoil by reason of a warm spell of
Some camps use a stile of beef in a
week, while .others will consume the
whole "critter" or, possibly, more than
one of them. There are some big
companies operating in this part of the
country, that order their supplies for
distribution among a number of camps
at various points, and these have been
known to order a carload of beef a
week during the busy period when the
camps were filled with men.
This does not take into account,
however, the Immense amount of other
provisions that are necessary to feed
the army of woodsmen scattered
throughtout the many logging camps.
Winter logging Is strenuous work,
and the average woodsman is a human
machine that requires plenty of fuel
to keep steamed up to full capacity
for work. Past experience has taught
the camp providers the necessity of
keeping the larder pretty well stocked.
While the staple articles are said by
some loggers to be beef, beans, pota
toes, bread and coffee, the camps of
the present times furnish their men
with numerous things in the way of
eatables and even delicacies which
which make the camp bills aggregate
a pretty big figure. This trade is a
source of considerable revenue each
winter to the local wholesalers and
jobbers, and it is a trade that is very
dollars come into the city and Crooks
ton every month during the winter
season for camp supplies, to say noth
ing of the revenue of retail merchants
from outfits furnished the woodsman
when he starts out for the camp at the
opening of the season's work.
Local men that are engaged in the
business of handling horses for log
glng work are receiving weekly ship
ments, sometimes oftener, -of the heax
ler class of horses, which seem to be
most in demand for heavy hauling
operations. A great many of the log
gers buy their teams at the opening
of the winter season and dispose of
them when the camps close In the
spring, unless they have contract work
in sight Such as railroad construction.
They claim it is cheaper for them to
buy their teams, use them all winter
and sell them In the spring, than it
is to attempt to feed and care for them
during the summer and fall period.
Some carload lots of nice looking
horses suitable for the purpose have
•been received lately, and at the horse
markets the business with the loggers
is reported to be first-class.
E. A. Palmer. Who Has Seen Trouble,
some Times With Indians.
In the CHy.
Among the visitors in the city today
I« pilnim* of Fort Totten. He
OM of the prominent char­
nvmnxo tons,
acters of the northern part of the state
for more than a quarter of a century.
He came to Fort Totten when the
Indians were located on the reserva
tion, holding the position of Indian
trader. He has been on the reserva
tion ever since. When the position of
Indian trader was abolished, he open
ed a store for the supplying of such
things as the Indians and the whites
on the reservation needed, and by
square dealing he has had the respect
and confidence of both. He is now the
owner of an immense establishment
and 1B among the large and influen
tial business men of that part of the
state. He haB accumulated a snug
fortune and is surrounded by all the
comforts of modern civilization,
though he can relate history of the
early times at Fort Totten which now
seem like romance.
Defeated Candidate for Sheriff to
be Slated for State Oil Inspector.
A gentleman who Is close to Mayor
Duis politically, states that Tom Gray
of this city, who was the defeated
candidate for sheriff on the democratic
ticket, Is slated for the position or state
oil inspector under the Burke admin
Cost Grand Forks County Over $7,000
to Select New Set of
The tax payers ol Grand Forks
county are called upon to foot the
bills for the election, and they are no
small bills, either. The total expense
of the primary election, for the nomin
ation of county candidates, was $4,
324. The cost of the regular election
will not be far from $3,000, so that
in the selection of officers the tax
payers of the county have been com
pelled to pay more than (7,000.
Estimating the average cost of the
two elections at $5,000 in each county,
in the state, the total cost for the
election of county and state officials
will be $195,000. This would be below
rather than above the estimate, and in
all probability the actual legal ex
penses will be not far from a quarter
million dollars.
Excellent Progress Hade Yesterday in
Securing Murphy Case Jury.
Fargo, Nov. 10.—Although no per
son was definitely decided upon as a
juryman for the trial of the case of the
state vs. J. 8. Murphy yesterday, excel
lent progress was made In the exam
ination of candidates and it is quite
probable that the requisite number of
jurors will be chosen today. A good
many jurors were examined yesterday
and it is said there are several promis
ing men who are likely to be chosen,
while almost all who have been ex
amined are more or less familiar with
the case there are many who did not
listen to the evidence in the case and
who are not prejudiced. The court
and attorneys recognize that it would
be impractical to secure men not con
versant with some of the facts of the
case secured at the former trial or by
conversation with someone knowing
something of the action, but there are
plenty of men capable of acting as
jurors notwithstanding their knowl
edge of the case. Not many examined
have admitted prejudice for or against
the defendant.
Old Arkansaw.
Old Arkansaw, to appear In this city
Wednesday, Nov. 14, is without doubt
one of the strongest companies visit
ing here this season. The piece has
been rewritten, remounted, an entire
new line of up to date specialties and
a larger and stronger cast than the
piece heretofore has had. headed by
the two well known actors, Victor
Lambert and Grace Hayes.
Some Fancy
The new plaid effects. Black and
white, green, brown and tan Plaids
on white backgrounds.
Washable and very
Thirty-One Republicans and
Nine Democrats in the
In the House Will be Eighty
Five Repubs and Fifteen
Chairman L. B. Hanna of the repub
lican state central committee, in a
long distance interview from Fargo
this afternoon, stater that contrary
to reports that were being given out
and to inferences drawn from other
sources, the entire republican ticket
with the exception of governor and su
preme judge, has been elected, as has
also an overwhelmingly republican
According to Chairman Hanna's
claim, the next legislature, which con
venes this winter at Bismarck, will be
composed of democratic senators to
the number of nine and representa
tives to the house to the number of
10 to 15. At just what disadvantage
democratic senators and representa
tives will be may be seen from the fact
that the legislature is constituted in
all of 140 members forty in the senate
and one hundred In the house. In the
senate there will be thirty-one repub
licans and nine democrats, and in the
house about eighty-five republicans
and fifteen democrats.
Sizing up the general results of the
election, Chairman Hanna called at
tention to the fact that after all, the
democrats had not won the victory
which they claimed. Even at that they
have no right to claim a democratic
victory in the election of Governor
Burke over Governor Sarles and Judge
Fisk over Judge Knauf. The personal
popularity of both men, Chairman
Hanna believes, and the desire of many
people for a change in the executive
department, is almost entirely respon
Bible for the election of these men.
Grand Forks county contributes
three democrats to the next legislature
one senator and two representatives,
all from the Sixth district.
Bring Last Load.
WAISTINGS In shadow stripes with
the narrow cross silk threads, form
ing a dainty plaid.
Are on sale here at,
SILK CHIFFON Poplin, very pretty
material for waists or for evening
dresses. Colors are white,
cream, gray, blue, Manila CO
brown and black, yMr
New Cloaks
The steamer Grand Forks went to
Acton last evening and will return
either tonight or in the morning with
the final load of grain from that point.
The steamer is owned by the Grand
Forks Transportation company of this
city, as is also the Steamer Fram. On
Tuesday the Grand Forks came down
from Drayton with grain in the barges
amounting to nearly 25,000 bushels
which was transferred to cars at the
transfer elevator beneath the bridges
at the De Mers avenue crossing. The
past season has been a very profitable
one with crops and other things taken
into consideration. Navigation gener
ally closes on the river about the mid
dle of November and the boats will tie
up several days before the advent of
freezing time at least, so as not to have
one of the fleet frozen up miles away
from the city. This happened once
when the Grand Forks was owned and
operated by the Great Northern Tail
road. The cold spell caught the boat
almost twenty miles down stream and
the grain had to be transferred into
sleigh boxes and carted to this city.
Special Sale
This Week
Mooney'g Bank at Langdon.""
W. J. Mooney's new bank building
at Langdon is nearing completion and
when completed will be one of the
finest In the state.
Pnt In Quarantine.
At Willi8ton, N. D. on arrival of the
steamboat "OK." it was put in quar
antine. The captains two daughters
were found to be suffering with alight
attack of small pox.
In From McCanna.
Mrs. Mike McfMahon widow of the
late County Commissioner Mike Mc
Mahon of McCanna accompanied by
her daughter and two sons is in town
looking after business matters and
Park River Football.
A message from Park River states
that the Park River high school foot
ball team will play the Fargo team
at that place on Thanksgiving day
and the Mayville normal on next Sat
urday afternoon.
Smallpox at Harvey, N. D.
Smallpox has broken out at Harvey,
N. D. A pest house has been secured
and at present five cases are Isolated
there. It was a matter of conjecture
where they came from until it was
learned that in the Adams settlement
near that own there were a number
of cases unknown to the authorities
and to which no physician bad been
Got Two Horses, Harness and Bnggy
and Made Their Get-a-Way, Leav
ing No Trace of Identity.
A report comes from Stanley, Ward
county, N. D. that horse thieves axe
getting bold. On Friday night thieves
broke into the stable of Paul LaBrant,
who lives a short distance- from that
town, and stole his horse and a Bet
of double harness, also taking a horse
belonging to his neighbor, Wm. Cope
land, the animal being in LaBrant's
stable at the time. To complete their
outfit they came into Stanley and de
liberately appropriated a new buggy
the property of Merchant Everson,
after which they "skidooed," and the
only trace of them so far is given by
a report that they were seen going
eastward by parties living near Pal
ermo. It Is believed that the thieves
headed north for the Canadian line.
No trace of them has turned up.
Mrs. A. G. Anderson of Reynolds
is shopping in the city today.
Mrs. Chas. Woods of Avilla is spend
ing the day in the city.
Dr. and Mrs. A. P. Rousevell will
arrive from Larimore this afternoon
and will be guests of John Nelson on
South Sixth street.
Miss Merrltt is the guest of her
brother Rosco Merrltt at the Ontario
Was not a Success.
He became saturated with other
men's thoughts.
He depended too much on books.
He thought his education was com
plete when he left college.
He regarded his diploma as an in
surance policy against failure.
His mind was clogged with theories
and impractical facts.
He mistook a stuffed memory for an
education, knowledge for power, and
scholarship for mastership.
He knew languages and sciences,
but was ignorant of human nature.
He knew Latin and Greek, but could
not make out a bill of goods or bill
of sale.
He was well posted In political econ
omy, but could not write a decent
business letter.
His four years in the world of books
left him permanently out of joint with
the world of practical affairs.
(In Success Magazine.
New Goods at Unus
ual Reductions
The Dress Goods and Silk Depart
ments have on sale the new weaves
and new designs in popular shades at
money-saving prices. Fancy Suitings,
New Ombre Plaids, Panamas, Broad
cloths, etc., are all included.
$1.25 Wool Taffeta all
staple colors
Special on plaid and check Silks.
$1.50 Black Taffeta, 36 In. QQ
$1.00 Black Taffeta, 36 in
Special Bargains on Ladies,' Misses' and Children's Underwear. Children's and Misses' Cloaks from 1 to 14 at HALF PRICE
The new styles in shopping bags, jewel bags and tra^llng casM
Grand Forks Man Injured in
Last Week's Boiler
Demise Unexpected as Victim
Had Been Gaining
The death of Clarence C. Hallick
occured this morning at 1 o'clock at
the Deaconess hospital, where he has
been confined since the boiler explo
sion of last week in which he was
badly burned. Death was entirely un
expected, as the sufferer had given
sign of improvement every day since
he was taken to the hospital. Yester
day he was feeling quite well, but later
in the evening the sick man took a
turn for the worse and died a peace
ful death. The deceased Is survived
by a brother, Henry Hallick, who re
sides on a farm near the city iln
Brenna township. His mother, Mrs.
Mary Hallick, widow of the late Henry
Hallick lives in this city at 429 Chest
nut street with her daughter Miss
Clara Hallick, who is employed at the
Ontario store. The deceased young
man had made his home with her for
the past five or six years.
Clarence Hallick was a young man
in the prime of life and had made a
host of friends In this city. He has
worked for Mayor Geo. E. Duis for
several years as traveling representa
tive and as engineer. At the time of
the accident of a week ago, he was
driving an old threshing engine, tow
ing another engine which was being
moved from the Duis warehouse on
Fifth street to a new building at the
corner of Walnut street and First
avenue. When the engines had reach
ed a point directly in the rear of the
International Harvester company
building, the engines suddently let
go with a roar. Mr. Hallick, who was
at the throttle, was envelopied by hot
steam and water and scalded in a
frightful manner. He was immediate
ly removed to the hospital.
Several bystanders were also
burned, but not seriously. The funeral
will probably be held Tuesday after
noon and interment be made in the
Lutheran cemetery at Brenna.
He is the Cashier of the International
Harvester Co.
Fargo Forum: Edmund Burke, cash
ier of the local branch of the Interna
tional Harvester Co., is a brother of
the newly elected democratic governor
of North Dakota and he has been busy
of late receiving the congratulations
of his many friends. He says he takes
them by proxy and passes them on to
his popular and successful brother.
Is Good Coffee
26c per lb.
Home Tea Co, 420 DeMers Avenne
New Things
In Ladies'
The new Bead Elastic Belts—a large
variety of colors and designs........
65c to $2.25
Silk Belts—Plain, silk embroidered
and ornamented with cut steel
50c to $1.50
Plaid Belts—big assortment mt
styles. At prices ranging front
59c to $1.30
Fancy Combs in the Iattest shapes'
The "New Hold-Fast" Back Comb....
50c to $2.50
on the
Entire Line

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