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dr- 1 r.'. 3 •I' 1 6 A, I ,- North Dakota: No importrat ^toaage In temperature. VOL. 8, NO. 302. ON 4,1914 fi -1 Will Make Presenureil/'i'!1^ Lincoln Monument From This State to Nation. AMERICAN WAR SHIPS ON HAND Executive HM Asked Navy to Send Squadron to Clirigliaoia—Arrange ments Already Made for Passage for the EllckcrtaU Party. American warships will salute the Norwegian capital from the harbor of ChriaUanta. July 4, 1914. and United States marines will add a typical American touch to the festivities, Hiould the present plans, of Governor B. Banna materialize. Make Day Memorable. It is the dead re of North Dakota's governor to make July 4, 1914, a me morable day in the history of Chrte tlanla. It is on that day that he is to present to the Norwegian naitlon. North Dakota's gift in the form of a statue of Abraham Lincoln, and it is In order with this event that he has appealed to the navy department with a request that it send a squadron to the capital of Norway on this occa sion. Hope for Ships. Though nothing definite has been ascertained, the 'hope is entertained by the governor that his request will be acceded to. Unless our restless neigh bor, Mexico, requires too much at tention, he believes a section of the fleet will be sent to European waters next summer and Governor Hanna has shown the navy department how appropriate It would be to order the squadron, to Chrlstiania on the occa sion of the festivities there. Governor sure to Go. Governor Hanna in talking about these matters, said "Some papers say that I probably will go to Norway nesot summer, but 1 wish to say that he word 'probably' should be left out as it is decided that I am going. I have already engaged pannage for the trip on the "Bergensfjord" both for the members of my staff and myself. Immediately .upon our arrival at Berg en we will, start on a cruise to tne Cape North and I expect that we will reach Ohrlstiania about June'30 or July I. Unveiling Day. "July 4- will beUbe big day of tha festivities when ..-Qw Lincoln monu? men* will be urtm^ 'aira'pt^eaented to the Norwegian people,.. Invitations tv ULU uUce part4irit1twie cere- montoa JfayMT .been pent out to tM American consuTtt'stiO. lepmentaiirai in the Scandinavian countries, and it is my sincere hope that an American squadron of warships will be present at Ohrlstiania on this occasion. Appoint larger Committee. "I shall appoint a large committee of representative men in the near fu ture to represent this state on the oc casion of the presentation of the monument. The members of this committee, as .well- as those of my staff and myself, pay their own ex penses on this trip. Not a cent of the money collected will be used for ex penses of this tour, but all will be used to procure the monument. It gives me pleasure to be able to an nounce that my last appeal to the members of the finance committee has brought excellent results. A con siderable sum has been collected ani the committee which has charge of the selection of the monument can soon make its choice." REMOVE LAND MARK Duluth Company Tearing Down Ele vator at Hamilton. Hamilton, II. Dec. 11.—The Du luth Elevator company-, has a for^e. of men at work '.earing down Its elevator, and the annex at this place, and will ship the lumbar elsewheie. The build ings were ere ore 1 in i&2, bui have been closed tor several' yars. The. passing of this old land mark leaves' Hamilton witn tut thrcie elevators, one of the or!ginU five haying buihed a year ngx BETLISS JUDGMENT STANDS. Fifteen-day Period for Filing of Prosecutor's Appeal Expires. Kiev, Russia, Dec. 11.—The time limit expired for an appeal against the verdict of acquittal In the recent sensational trial of Mendel Belliss on the charge of murdering Andrew Tu shinsky for purposes of "blood ritual." As the public prosecutor did .not take advantage of the flfteen-day pe riod allowed for appeal, the Judgment ecomes absolute automatically. SEN. Ml) Of IN DEAD Member of State Legislature Succumbed This Morn ing at Northwood. North wood, N. D-, Dec. 11.—Senator L. 8. Hegeland of McVUIe died at the hospital In Northwood at 7:30 o'clock this morning. The senator died from a rupture of the stomach. Sunday night, No vember 23, he was suddenly taken ill and the following morning he was taken to Northwood for an operation. The patient withstood the shock dice ly and up until last night he showed every indication that he was going to recover completely, but a sudden turn for tbe worse resulted In his death this morning. Mr. Hegeland was 65 years old last month. He was a prosperous farm er of Neshelm township, Nelson coun 'ty. He leaves his wife and six chil dren. He had held the position of county commissioner for two terms and served on the township board as a school officer, and at the last gen eral election he was elected state sen ator on tbe republican ticket for the seventeenth legislative district In Nel son count}-, His death leaves Nelson county without a state senator until' the election next fall. 'S V".'*' ".W,'• General Orozco, Leader in Evacuation of Chihuahua General Orozco. who for many months fought President Madero of Mexico, long before Huerta p.nd Blanco planned the coup and murder which 'led to the dictatorship of the former, was the leader among the seven generals of Huerta at the head of more than 2,000,troops and citizens of Chihuahua on the pilgrimage across the desert to the United States after the evacuation of the city. This march was one of the most re markable In th,e history of the North American continent. When the seven generals with Uhe|r troops found themselves hemmed in by rebel sol diers with no money to pay their own troops and General Villa, jupt vic torious at Juarez, about to march on lliiMl^ttoiidecided there was nothing tp^cTmt^flee- tg: spty^The laWf lti S^&pSK§a tor groSiafcions, had to leave*with,the soldiers. They knew, they could expect no mercy from Villa. Twenty years fcgo he had been, a handifabout the city, -and rep resentatives of these same families had tried to shoot or .hang him. Returning at the head of 7,000 troops,, the wealthy families would be at his 'mercy. They, with the soldiers, who knew that' nothing other than death would be their portion If cap tured, began the march across the desert of more than 250 miles, head ed for Presidio, Texas. BOARD DRUMS IT MS POWER While Law Exempts Certain Branches from Daily Ser vice, it is not Operative. Bismarck, N. D„ Dec. 11.—Regula tions covering the operation Of pais senger trains on branch lines of rail roads in this state are designed at encouraging the extension of new rail roads, rather than at discouragement, that being the opinion' of the state board of railroad commissioners ex pressed in formal decisions Just filed in connection with petitions that were made, for daily passenger service over the Mott and Stanton extensions out of Mandan. Quoting the law which provides that daily service shall be maintained over all branch lines "except th&se hereafter constructed," the board shows the Intent of the legislature ii to encourage new building operations. But the commission also maintains that it has the power to order. daily service over branch lines, so. matter when constructed, should the needs of the terrltorv supplied, demand it. Trains that were operated between Mott and Mandan, the- commission found, was costly propositions for the railroad, daily losses resulting. As to the Stanton extension, it is held that under an agreement between Stanton citizens' and- rail offltiials, made two ye&rs ago, the former declared they would not insist On a daily service for a two-year period, and the. 'commis sion is of the opinion that that period does not expire till hexf'spring, which is two years fi"am the time the line was placed in operation. The point made by the commission that has the power to establish daily service on lines, no matter when con structed, is of importance to railroads and territories that are supplied by new railroads. Business conditions In the district served however, must warrant orders providing for daily service before it shall be ordered In stalled. SHOOT AT AUTO BANDITS. Thrilling Chase In Hear of Omaha-— Oue Arrest Made. Omaha, Neb.,, Dec. ii.—The police got within shooting distance of two automobile bandits hers yesterday. Several shots were flred without offect before the men escaped. Later a for mer bellboy was arrested on suspicion of being one of the pair. PARMER,, HUNTING, KIUJS SELF. Green Bay, WIS., Dec. 11.—Prank Buth, 36 years old, a farmer of Tille da. was accidentally shot and killed when, while hunting, his gun' was ac cidental!}' discharged while he was creeping over a windfall- «•?-, ".VI. A ."* .V^: •'""r •, GRAND FORKS, N. DM PUS AMD BOOM FOUND Plum Coulee Bandit Proba bly Sent About $4,000 to St. Paul to Hide. FLO WILLIAMS IS SUPPOSED AGENT Leader of Manitoba Capitol's Under* world Suspected—$800 Discovered Hidden Under Fence In Front of the Desperado's Hiding Place. Winnipeg. Dec. 11.—The police last night and today recovered $1,5S0 of the stolen Bank' of Montreal bills, IS00 under the .front fen of the College avenue house, where Kraf chenko,' the desperado was caught, and $750 .from Flo Williams, given by one of Krafchenko's pais last Thursday. That same day Flo Wil liams, who Is the leader In the under world colony here, went to St. Paul, returning Tuesday of this week, it is believed she hid $4,000 of the stolen money in that city, and the police have detained her and two pals of Krafchenko, Ross and1 Rolf, ex-con victs, .who were making preparations to get Krafchenko to Fort Williams thiB week. The police got on to it and made them'act for the police as stool pigeons in all arrangements for the flight of Krafchenko. Flo WHliama resided In St. Paul for some years. Denies crime. For over an hour after his arrest yesterday, the prisoner was closely ex amined by Chief Elliott of the pro vincial police Chief Macpherson of the city force, and ex-Chief McRae of the latter force, who had been called Into consultation. Krafchenko denied emphatically having been in Plum Coulee on the day of the murder, and said that he could prove an alibi to the effect that he was in Winnipeg all the time. He is said to have re iterated the statement that he -could name the man responsible for the act. Krafchenko is enmeshed in a net work of evidence against him, from which it seems it will be Impossible to escape. His very actions at the house where he was arrested point to his guilt. He posed as a professor in St. John's collogc when renting his room, and, apparently with the idea of mak ing sure that he would be the only roomer In the house, he contracted for two other rooms for fellow-teach ers, who he said would take them. He remained in constant hiding, accord ing to the. story of Mrs. Burns, only *oip«.. onjt for, about flfteen. minutes «ach day ^atr,ato(i, ands or' a short' time eacn evening, for tne purpose of securing food. Mrs. Burns stated that she had been sent out at times to get' fruit and meat for her roomer, for which she had received money. Watch May Clinch Evidence. Perhaps the strongest piece of sin gle evidence, however, connecting Krafchenko with the crime is that the. number on the watch found in the automobile In which the desper ado escaped coincides with that of a watch pawned in Winnipeg. The pawnbroker has positively Identified photographs of Krafchenko as the man who pawned the vjatch and later redeemed. It. The arrest was made as the result of clever police strategy, and entailed much shadowing," much surveillance of private dwellings, and the use of "stool-pigeons." To give details of the methods used would expose in dividuals who have assisted the po lice, and, In order to avoid this ex posure, discreet silence is being main tained by all connected with the cap ture. There is no secret made of the fact that the aid of a woman of the underworld was invoked to bring about the arrest, which was accom plished by Information she gave with regard to Bell and Rolf, two pals Of Krafchenko. Produce Dyck In Time. Chief Elliott of, the provincial po lice said that William Dyck, the .um Coulee livery man who drove the bank robbers, would be produced, when necssary to give evidence or Identification. Another prominent (Continued on Page Control of the territory about the oil wells of Tuxpam, Me*., has made it possible for the rebels to prevent the operation of the National Rail ways of Mexico, and thus shut up Dictator Huerta's troops. The rebel commanders plainly told 'the mana gers of the companies operating these f. U* Postlou. .* V'..,<p></p>EVEBiING THE TIMES Tampico Soipte of Most Im portant Coig&st in Mexi can Rfijpolution. AMERICAN, TAKE OATS 6: No Foreigners Constitution Washington, state that non-c concentrated 'i water front wh« protection of it cruiser Chester and Tacoma, Rhode Island ai further out. REFUGEES According to Official Kcpori tit Admiral Fletcher —Constitutional*!* Occupy the Best w. Make Headway. tt.—Dispatches la tan ts have been point -near the they are under the [WPH of .-the scout iboats Wheeling the battleships iichigan stationed die American ted that, trtrategi pnalist* seem to [tion and are mak foreignera can the neutral zone, ioard the ships. From the hS naval officers cully, the constijttij have the better, ing headway./ not be kept safely', they will be taketf3 Federal Outposjto Driven Back. Vera Cruz, DelP%l.—Further dis patches today s*ut the federal out poBts at Tamjlo been driven in, and that the tiAjtirgents have taken possession of thr-) left bank of the river from Its ragitth to Tampico. Foreign refuges*^,are being taken aboard the cruise* 'Chester this after noon. The cruiser-Tacoma is also re ceiving refugees. Rebels are reported to be- respecting Americans and Amer ican property. No Foreigners Injured. Washington, Decs lh—Official re Ports from Admiral Fletcher to the navy department said the constitu tionalists were' making progress in their attack on Tampico, and that Americans and .all. other foreigners have been removed to a neutral zone for, protection under the American gnns. Thus far, no foreigners have been injured. German Iiiner Taking 011 Refuges. Hamburg, J.t—Captain Rata ir#-American liner Ml. cabled the uripany this morn is t-'iklng on board •*i an seaport of iting between the 'began yesterday. lan of the Haiiit Kronz Prinzea-jln. head office of-thej ing that his ship, refuges of the Tampico, where (S rebels and federa Am WmiiIMI yf ^.|viWan refii»e»if»awoss the rtver. Ihto the United £t«W teAltpfyr and the building of defenses In anticipa tion .of. the rebel attack on OJinaga, proceeded actively in1 the Mexican village opposite Presidio today, where the. bulk of "the Huerta 'government troops in the north are concentrated. That the next move will be forced by the rebels is conceded. General Mercado, federal commander, adopted a waiting position, and meantime is rcprovieioning the troops. DICKENS' HAIR CAUSES STIR. New York Dealer Finds Ijock In Boxes and Refuses to Fay Duty, New York, Dec. 11.—Charles Dick ens' hair, just a little lock of it valued at $200, is causing a stir at the cus toms house. The lock of hair was sent here in a consignment of $5,000 worth of rare books for a local dealer, who says the hair was included in the consignment without, his knowledge and who re fuses to pay the $70 duty for the hair as demanded by the government offi cials. ENFORCE CHIId) I/ABOR MW. Two Pittsburg Merchants Are Arrest ed and Fined. Pittsburg, Dec. 11.—Vigorous en forcement of the child labor law enacted by the late legislature was continued throughout the city. have been observing the law for sev eral months. ri Oil Wells at Tuxpam, Mexico, Now Under Control of the Rebels wells that they must not ship to the railway company, locomotives of which burn It. If they did the wells would be blown up. Despite con tracts for the delivery of oil for fuel on the railways the plants had to cease shipments. Since then the troops of Huerta have not been able to operate in the 7*. 1 Mrs. Becker Attends The Arguments For Her Husband's Life Court of Appeals ift Albany, the capi tal of the state when the question of a new trial for her husband was un der consideration. The Court of Appeals Is the highest court of the state, and Its decision on the question of the legality and regu larity of the decisions of Supreme Court Justice Goff, the trial judge be fore whom Becker was convicted, will be final. Mrs. Becker showed by every action that she has faith not only in her husband's acquittal, but in his innoccnce. Before she was married to him she was a school •teacher, and the strength she exer cised in the classroom has not been lost in her last year of trial. Leading South African Gold Magnate Attacked by Dis appointed Store Owner. Johannesburg, South Africa, Dec. 11.—An attempt was made to assas sinate Sir Lionel Philips, the leading gold mining magnate of South Africa. Three shots were flred at him by a storekeeper named Nissuna. He was actuated by revenge for the loss in a recent suit against the Philips min ing camp. One bullet lodged in Sir Lionel's neck, and a second in the thigh. His condition is said to be extremely serious. Nissun was arrested. The shooting occasioned great ex citement, occurring on Commissioner Two merchants were arrested and fined. All girls within the age limit were sent home from the theater?} the Jamestown raid, together with where_ they were employed- Factories John Hays Hammond and others. The sentence was later commuted $125,000 fine and banishment. tnorthern part of Mexico, one result, it was said, was the evacuation of Chihuahua, one of the richest cities iof the north, and the march of more than 2,000 troops and citizens across [the desert to the American boundary. The oil wells about Tuxpam are .among the richest In the world. In fact, it is considered by oil experts that within a 'few years the wells on I DECEMBER 11,1913. EIGHT PAGES—PRICE FIVE CENTS. secured a commutation to ten years. Sherman K. Wells, sentenced June 5. 1903, from Sargent county for fifteen years for second degree mur der, was granted a complete pardon ,and goes to the home of an uncle in Mrs. Becker, wife of the police lieu- Alberta, Canada, for employment, tenant of New York charged with the Wells' invalid mother also goes to murder of Herman Rosenthal, the Canada with him. gambler killed more than a year ago, W. S. Howard, sentenced March 6. was an interested spectator ait the 1909, from Ramsey county for twen ty-one years, secured a commutation to sixteen years. Fred Hamlin, sent up from Steele county, Nov. 1, 1907, for twenty-five years for murder, had his sentence re duced to flfteen years. Bruno Zytka, murder, Wells coun ty, complet pardon The other prisoners who gained pardons or commutations follow: John H. Summerside, one to five years for Brand larceny, sentence June 2, 1910, pardon effective Feb. 18, 1914. Ueofrge Zavalney. Mol^ean county, ten years for incest, beginning Doc. 6, 1912, conditionally pardoned to sup port children through guardian. S# LIO® SHOT TWICE HAY Df AT LOWEST POUT Exciting Trading at Open ing of Session This Morn ing—Pass Dividend. New Yokr. Dec. 11.—-Stock of the New York, New Haven and Hartford railroad broke to 68, the lowest price on record. The passing of the divi dend yesterday causcd excited trad ing. A crowd of brokers clustered about the New- Haven trading post on the floor of the exchange long before the opening. When the gong sounded be ginning business, the rush to sell re sulted in such confusion that it was several minutes before any record could be obtained of the first transac tion. Then the opening was an- ^}2seP iden-j nounced as 6,000 shares at 69% to tilled with the late Cecil Rhodes. I 68. Not for years had such a large In 1896 Philips was sentenced to block of New Haven appeared on the death at Pretorio for participation in ticker tape. Trading was on a small er scale after the opening, transac tions being chiefly In blocks of 100 to 200 shares- Efforts to support the stock failed the east coast of Mexico will be de pended oh for the larger part of the world's supply. At this time the immense properties are owned by the company controlled by Lord Cow dray, the Rockefellers, and H. Clay Pierce. The district, after the settle ment of peace in Mexico, is likely to be the scene of one of the biggest booms the world has known. SIX MURDERERS GUI PARDONS OR REDUCED SEMEMES TKHKH MID Complete List of Cases on Which Body Acted During Ses sion Just Concluded at Bismarck—Import ant Actions Were Up. jeni sitom, wois, Bismarck, X. D., Dec. 11.—Three I Francisco Gailato, Grand Porks murderers wore granted commuted county, Ave years for assault begin sentences and three were pardoned by I ning Dec. 3, 1910. pardoned, the state pardon board at the session Thoma«s rv.liin« •«,„ which ended yesterday, and .luring which the applicants of 113 prisoners-, pardoned v. I 7 a. m. at maximum 4t way robberv, for pardons or commuted sentences ,, were considered. Nineteen vrther .i llni11 Goodwin, sentenced Aug. in-i.soners were successful in securing iff', f®8, Adams county, for assault pardons or in gaining commutations. commuted to expire immedi- Ingebret- Johnson of Burleigh coun- ty, .senten-ceJ June 12, 1909, for seven- ®rjnin- ob. 2o, 1911, teen years for second degree murder, George P. Strohl, sentenced March 5, 1908, from Dickey county for sec ond degree murder, secured a com plete pardon. MM* imum SI wind 13 nOn west barometer St.VS. MUD, HANUN zrao JHOKC WSSfll (WHS Only One Grand Forks County Convict Obtains Favor —Ten Prisoners Must Wait Till June—Total of 11$ Wanted Commutation or Release. boginnln/lJec 24 mV 13 for a-ssa-u,t' commuted to fifteen years. Alexander Jainor, sentenced Dec. 23, 1911 to four years for assault, sen tence commuted to expire April 1, 1914. Sivert Hagstad, sentenced July 8. 1913, from Nelson county for em bezzlement. sentence commuted to ex pire immediately. John Hughes, sentenced June 18, 1912 to five years for assault from Ransom county, sentence commuted to expire June 18, 1914. William Robert Flint, sentenced Aug. 25, 1906 from Pembina county for twenty years for assault, pardon ed. J. W. Hill. JJr., sentenced Oct. 14, 1913. from Foster county for forger}', pardoned because of tuberculosis. Harry Fujtta, sentenced Aug. 8. 1910'from Cass county for assault, pardoned to -permit him to engage in restaurant business In Milwaukee. William R. Johnson, sentenced Jan. 27. 191 a from -Stutsman county for white slavery, sentence of four years reduced to indeterminate sentence of from eighteen months to four years, John Deyee, sentenced April- 10, 19i:s, Stark county, for third degree [Continued on Page 7. Women Would Deal With Desperado and Ask Per mission to Enter Mine. Bingham, Utah, Dec. Those who know Lopez best declare his pronounced gallantry and cynical humor would make it the most likely thing in the world for him to accede to the women's request, particularly if he saw in the move a possible chance of ultimate escape. 900 ARE LAID OFF Railroad Adopts Retrenchment Podey That Affeetg Many. Cleveland, Dec. 11.—Orders were received at the Colllngwood shops of the Lake Shore and Michigan South ern railroad today to lay off 900 men indefinitely, effective December 22. It proposes retrenchment. DT ti SILL HE VKTDR 11.—The cap ture of Ralph Lopez In the ITtah Apex mine seemed ss remote this noon as when the desperado took to the hills November 21. .Sheriff Dozen plans to force the slayer of six men from the mine where he turned at bay November 27, either failed or were given up before fully put In ef fact. The plan to cut Mm off from water in the workings was abandoned as Impracticable this morning. Miss Alvida Cartsa and Mrs. W. 8. Coe, who live at the house where Lo pez boarded, sought permission from the sheriff to enter Andy tunnel and ask the desperado to surrender him self so they might receive the $1,000 reward on his head. HIS AGED FATHER Parent Who Came From Germany to Aid Son Weeps when Prisoner denies Him New York. Dec. 11.—The aged father of Hans Schmidt, who came from Germany to help his son who is being tried for the murder of Anna Aumuller, wept in the court room when Huns ignored his father's pres ence. When the elder Schmidt called at the Tombs prison, the prisoner would not receive him. The father was in the court room when the trial resumed, and after gazing at his son a few minutes, he hastened from the scene, in tears. The prosecution continued the pre sentation of evidence to show the murder to be the result of a care fully laid plan, carried out in a man ner that proved the defendant sane. RIXGDAL'S NAME PRESENTED. Nomina'ted by President for Register of Crowkston 141ml Office. Washington. Dec. 11 .—President Wilson yesterday nominated Peter M. Ringdal to be register of the lanu office at Crookston, Minn.