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'.VJ if® «.fr5 fllA MRV GMN *•». /S A mm North Mnk: Unsettled •W» Ud Thursday. Probably snow, and colder tonight. 1111111111111111111111111111" to- POSSESSION or BAMKT CASTUO 7* Captured in United States, There is a Possibility of His Deportation. 1- ONLY METHOD OPEN TO U. S. GOVERNMENT Recognition of BelUgeraricy Keen tl Prisoner is Turned Over to Consti tutionalists—Question Ponies American Authorities. the Washington, Feb. 18.—Maxim. Cssttllo, the Mexican bandit Who wrecked the Cumbre tunnel and caus ed tho death of several Americans, has furnished the latent knot in the Mexican tangle, with his capture by Unlted States troopers in New Mexico. Officials of three departments of the government are searching archives for precedents to determine what they •hall do with Castillo. May Sec Recognition. Diplomats pointed that to extradite Costillo to the constitutionalists might be construed as a recognition of their belligerency. There is no indication that the Huerta government is Intending ask ing for the bandit. To keep him a prisoner in the United States Would permit Coetillo to escape from his crimes in Mexico for which he cannot be tried In this country, for offenses committed across the Rio Grande. One way out of seems for the im migration authorities to put the ban dit back across the border, deporting him as an undesirable alien. In that event, Costillo probably would fall In to the hands of Villa and be executed summarily. $21,000 FUE HI HMVUf TODAY Wellan-Tryhus Mercantile Company Stock and Build ing Was Destroyed. t. (Times Special Service.) MarrtUe, Feb. M.—TbeWel tan-Tryhms Mercantile company balldhir -wa jfUwr ln tWa «Hyw«* completely destroyeST^ fire early to day, with tbtal lost of 918,000 on the stock, and $8,000'on the building. In surance on stock aggregates 916,000, and on the building, $2,000. Adjoining buildings were partially damaged, but the loss on them 1B not heavy. These included the Farmers' Telephone company. Goose River farmer, and First National bank. The cause of the Are Is not known. MRS. BOND KNEW Of CONSPKACY Attorney, in Impassioned Plea for Senator, Points to Plot Against Him. Oklahoma City, Feb. 18.—Robert L. Rogers, a Little Rock attorney, in an Impassioned address to the jury in be half of Senator Gore, insisted that the evidence-showed beyond any doubt that Mrs, Bond was a party to a con-, spiracy against the senator, and that •he knew the motive behind the mat ter all the time. Rogers declared the senator, in go ing to meet Mrs. Bond at the hotel, made no clandestine visit, and that the senator made it known before leaving his offices to go to the hotel that he was going, to eat with Mrs. Bond. She Responsible. "This woman," declared Rogers, "complains that on account of public-' lty given the affair in the hotel, she has been damaged $S0,000. Who gave the affair publicity? She and her three men with her in this con spiracy ALASKAN BiL IS 4W f'ti I House Takes Measure up Only One Amendment has Been Adopted so Far. Washington, Feb. 18.—Detailed consideration of the Alaskan railroad today resumed in the housS with the administration leaders con fident that the final vote was near at hand. Debate on the measure Is clos ed. ana reading., for-amendment to not expected to occupy many hours. Bo far there Is only one chance in the bill. A single amendment offered by Mann, republican leader, would empower the president to either lease the Alaskan railroad after it is built, or to have-it operated" by the govern ment. With this exception, the bill is expeeted to go t6 conference between the two houses -without material at tritions. Wilson Supports BsUnsd. Washington iTeb. 18.—Prwident Wilson today told Representative Un J|erwM4, democratic., Jiotise leader. that the metnbers^cotfld fcsassursdof jr1 'F- Ml v'i .' ,f •J STUART ASKED TO PARDON FRIEL ALLEN BROTHER OF SLAIN ATTORNEY OBJECTS 1* .llilLsviUe Court House Governor Stuart (left.) and Uriel Allen. Washington, Feb. 18.—Following the receipt of word here from Rich mond, Va.. that a movement is being started to obtaii. from Governor Stuart of Virginia a pardon for Friel Allen, the youngest member of the notorious Allen clan who "shot up" the Hiljsville court house in March, 1912, I. c. Foster, brother of Com monwealth Attorney W. M. Foster, who was killed by the Aliens, said that such a movement will be op posed. Mr. Foster is. at present employed in the Indian office, but was in the census office at the time of the Hills ville shooting. He went to Hillsvllle immediately after the affair In which his brother. Judge Massle and other court officials were killed and there fore was in close touch with the en Suffragette Attacks Baron Weaniale, Mistaking Him For Cabinet Member. London, Feb. 18.—A militant suff ragette. armed with a heavy whip, savagely attacked Baron Weardale, while he was waiting with 200 other wedding guests for a special train to Althorpe Park. Northampton. The party were going to the wed ding of Hon. Sydney Peel, son of Vis count Peel, to Lady Delia Spencer, daughter of Earl Spencer. The suffragette evidently mistook the elderly peer for: one of the cab inet ministers. Lord Weardale was walking along the platform with his wife when the suffragette approached from behind and felled, the lord'with blows from a loaded dog whip. The suffragette was arrested. When the suffragette was arraigned she refused to give her name and told the police magistrate she did not de sire to say anything. Lord Weardale sald the woman is a stranger to him. As a possible ex planation of the assault, he noted that he and Karl Curzon of Kedleson were joint presidents of the anti-suffragist party. The deteotlve who arrested the woman In the Euston station said she told him: "I know what I was doing. He deserved a good thrashing. You don't know what harm he has done to us." The woman is held for further inquiry. WKBB-KENYON LAW UPHELD. Des Moines, Feb. 1$.—The Iowa supreme court, in a decision handed down yesterday, declared constitu tional the Webb-Kenyon law, prohi biting the shipment of liquor Into "dry" territory. The recent decision of District Judge Itunter of Ottumwa, declaring the law unconstitutional, wig overruled. i. V' sr"*1-* 'T r-: i, v. tire case The widow and children of his brother still live in Hillsville. Unsuccessful efforts were made to induce former Governor Mann to commute the death sentences o( Floyd and Claude Swanson Allen. Friel Allen, who is only seventeen years old, was sentenced to serve a term of eighteen years in the Vir ginia state penitentiary for his part in the crime, and Sldna Edwards, an other member of the clas, was sen tenced to serve a fifteen-year term. Mr. Foster pointed out that Friel Allen confessed that he had shot at his brother, although claiming he had shot in self-defense. He said he was opposed to the pardoning of any of the members of the Allen clan, and that he believed all the friends in Carroll county of his brother felt the same way about it. K! FOUMMW KNK Aurora Man Sought for Kill ing of Girl in Cemetery There Monday Night. Aurora, Ills., Feb. 18.—A new mur der trail from St. Nicholas cemetery, where Miss Theresa Hollander was clubbed to death Monday night, led Chief of Police Michaels out of Auro ra toward Chicago at an early hour this morning. While the girl's former sweetheart, Anthony Petrao, 23 years old, an Austrian, is still being held in Jail for the crime* the chief la over looking no clues which may throw further light on the graveyard mys tery. It is said the chief is on a hunt for a former Auroran whose pocket knife was found a few feet from the body of the girl. The name of the Auroran'a Is on the knife, PLEADS FOR GIRL ASSAILANT. Ohkmn Saves Woman Who Blinded Him from Term in Prison. East Liverpool. Ohio, Feb. 18.-— Martha Sainor of WellsvlUe was plac ed on parole yesterday by Judge J. G. Moore when Edward Garvey, partly ollnded as the result of acid said to have been thrown by the girl, asked the court to show leniency to her. The girl had pleaded guilty to the acid throwing charge and had been sen tenced to life imprisonment in the state penitentiary. She was paroled for ten years. SAND PIT CAVE-IN FATAL. Valley Junction, Wis., Feb. 18.—In a cave-In at a sand pit at Tomah Lake near here yesterday, Sidney Jones, 32 years old, was suffocated, and Mahlon Armstrong was seriously Injured. Other members of the crew were dug out alive and uninjured. -War Automobile of Huerta, Ready for the Campaign in the North fi-A fS£l mm the pnparationa: for a ino^them campaign are completed, it is really a fort on VOL. 9, NO. 42. GRAND FORKS, N. D., WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 18,1914. EIGHT PAGES—PRICE FIVE CENTS. Thirteen Cbijnties of North ern Minnesota are Repre sented atthe Gathering. INTERESTING FIGHT EXPECTED TONIGHT Question of Offlpiuilsing Red River Valley Derd^Dmeut Association to be Taken ufe.Tlien—W. H. Mac- Kcnde of Northern Ass n. Opposed- (Time8.Special Service.) Crookston, Mihn.. Felt. 18.—With thirteen counties: of northern Minne sota represented in tHn corn and grain exhibits and with fully 2,000 out-of town visitors tile ity, the Crooks ton Farm Crofla-'show opened this morning. When the question of organising a Red River ValU?$ 'Development con Bi-ess comes Up. 4ft a special meeting tonight, an Interesting light Is prom ised. W. R. Mj}d$Cenzie, secretary of the Northern 1 ^Hnnesota Develop ment congress, the first association of Its kind in the^ state, was in tho city yesterday fighting the proposition. Today, Mr.. MacKenzip is at Thief River Falls ertdwiyormg, it is said, to stir up opposition against the pro posed plan. He probably will return to the city this evening in time to at tend the meeting,. Kxpcrt OintaaizaUon. There is every, indication, however, that the assoelatloh will be organis ed. Delegates from every section of the valley are expected to attend the meeting, and the concensus of opinion apparently is in favor of organising. The chief question undoubtedly will be that pertalninir to the new organ isation's relations to the Northern Minnesota Development association. Some are pronouncedly in favor of a Northwest Minnesota Development association and the question of with drawal on friendly terms from the northern Minnesota association is sure to come up.., Others are not In favor of such withdrawal, but would have the Red river valley counties form an agricultural association, an organisation for the betterment of agriculture pure and simple and maintaining relations with the North ern Minnesota association for immi gration purposes. Several Important Questions. H. M. Misner, president of the Crookston Commercial club, will pre side. Among some of the things to come up- ilt- stlj^^rifM^ibe'' wlIt be' thleteen ^sotntUcf o^ titfS'Tagton. "Polk county drwdjFhas raised.the $1,000 necessary/to'' be subscribed- In order to have a county agent. The county board is-expected to add another $1, 000 to this and the state a third, which will give the county an agent to begin work in the spring. The corn and grain exhibits un questionably are among.the best ever seen in the state. The corn exhibit ranks with the exhibit at the Minne sota state fair last year. With en tries from every county of the thir teen included in the show, the exhibit is just as large as the state fair dis play, and many declare It. is Just as good. Sweepstakes Awarded. Theodore Skrel of. Moorhead. Clay county, won tho sweepstakes for the best ten ears of cirn. The prise is a 8225 silo. A. D. Van Sickle of Warren, Mar shall county, won the sweepstakes prize for the best thirty ears of corn, Elmer Latta of Crookston, Polk county, won both the school children's acre corn contest and the' Northwest- I ern School of Agriculture's student contest for the best ten ears. Opened This Morning. The show opened this morning with Martin O'Brien of Crookston in the chair. The invocation was by Dr. u. Villara of the Methodist church. C. G. Setvig, superintendent of the Crookston school of agriculture, de livered the address of welcome. Other speakers this forenoon were Profes sor R. A. Moore of the college of ag riculture of Wisconsin, who talked on alfalfa A. E. Chamberlain of Minne apolis, who spoke on corn Forest Henry of the extension division of the (Continued on Page 3.) UNION Of SOUTH AFRICA REJECTS WOMAN SUfflUCE BY ONLY SINGLE BALLOT Capetown. Feb. 18.—The Mil for the enfranchisement of wom en In the Union of South Africa, which was introduced in the house of the assembly, was de feated on its first reading by the narrow majority of 48 to 42. a. yhteh will :i» jltfftud to the north/of Mexico wl" hol4 oft'tjM, slts- it^ a box ef-melal, safe from the-bul- down or niore sharp- DEPOSED PERU PRESKKTIS EXUD TODAY Fallen Chief of South Amer ican Nation Will be Tak en to Panama Zone. FEAR NEW TROUBLE FROM ROBT. LEQUIA Should Vice President Seek to Suc ceed BiUinghurst, Leaden Declare There will be Riots and State of Anarch y—Congress Opposes Plan- Lima, Feb. 18.—Guillermo Gilling hurst, deposed president of Peru, was sent Into exile together with his son, George, his minister of the Interior, Don Gonsalo Tirado, today. At midnight the fallen chief was taken from the penitentiary, where he has been confined since his over throw February 4, and transported under military escort to the Port of Calleo, about six miles away, where he and his two companions were placed aboard the Peruvian cruiser Lima. The war vessel weighted an chor at 4 o'clock this morning and left for Panama. Opposed Vice President. It is stated that a majority of tho Peruvian congress will refuse to au thorize the assumption of the presi dency by Roberto E. Leguia, first vice president, who is now on his way to New York from Engand. It is such action on Leguia's part would precipitate further revolution and create instate of anarchy in Peru. Dr. Jose Pardo, president of Peru from 1904 to 1908, Is reported to in tend returning in order to unify vari ous elements of the civil party, but without ideas of personal return to power. KWWMISIf IWH Rungc Charges Perjury Against Arson Defendants —Two Bound Over. -"(Times -Special"Service.).'" •'v-,• Bowman. N. D„ Feb. 18.—M. D. Klrchner and Albert Smock were to day bound over to the'district court, charged in complicity in the attempt to destroy the Klrchner meat mar ket December IB, last. One more case, that of Joe Fairbanks, will be heard tomorrow. State's Attorney Thordelson will dismiss the action against Hilton, there being insufficient evidence to hold him. State Fire Marshal Runge ifi at tending the preliminary hearings, and holds warrants charging the defend ants with perjury for giving different testimony before him, under oath, at a. previous investigation, than they did in the preliminary hearing. Judge Diehl, presiding, will not ac cept cash bonds from the defendants. MIMto HJtyjpFEDS Former Philadelphia Amer ican Joins Brooklyn Club of the Outlaw Circuit. Chicago, Feb. 18.—Thomas Seaton, last year a pitcher with the Phila delphia Nationals, has signed with the Federals, the headquarters an nounced today. He goes to Brooklyn on a three-year contract. The Success of The Parcel Post Kvery ^ne realises that the Parcel Post is a big vicce^a—so far as is concerned the volume of business It is doing. But have you stopped to think how great a part the newspa pers played 4n advertising the new service? It was advertising that the government did not have to pay for because it was legitimate news. But it was none the less news paper advertising. There is not a nook or corner of this country that has not been made familiar with what Uncle Sam is doing and each day the business of the Parcel Post is increasing. The express companies real ice that they must meet not only the competition of rates but also the competition of ad vertising. They are facing the situation as practical business men should. They are advertis ing their own service. They are using dally news papers in various parts of the country to do this'and in the end will regain a great deal of business that they have allowed to slip away from them In the first rush of the new mall ser vice. The Bureau of Advertising, American Newspaper Publishers Association, World Building, New York, wants to help gener al advertisers to use newspaper advertising to better advantage. Correspondence Is solicited. r* ,v A 'iu v.....<p></p>TIMES "V v. ...••• '.r Wl t" FIRST WIFE CREMATED AT EGELAND, NJ. NEW WIFE NAM ESCAPES Alexandria. Minn., Feb. 18.— The wife and two children of G. A. Kruegger, depot agent, lost their lives when tho railway sta tion at Kgcland, N. D., burned five years ago. Kmeger married again. Yesterday fire swept the station at Forada, six miles from here, and Krueger, agent there, rescued his wife and fl-months-old baby from the upper windows of the building, using a ladder to reach tliem. wmwm CMOHTOF Condemnation for Officials in Verdict of the Cor oner's Jury. Calgary, Alta.. Feb. 18.—The ex ecution of Jasper Collins, the Missouri youth who murdered John P. Benson, will go down on record as one of the most unexcusable affairs of the kind ever occurring In criminal annals o£ Canada. The unhappy man died of partial dislocation of the neck and strangula tion. in the presence of shocked offi cials. The official version of the fiasco is told in the verdict of the coroner's jury: "Jasper Collins died as a result of the partial dislocation of his neck and suffocation caused by being hang ed by the neck. "We desire to add that, in our opin ion. sentence of court was not carried out, owing to the fact that said Jas per Collins was not hanged by the neck until dead, but was, contrary to sentence of court, cut down by the executioner before life was extinct. "We further desire to express our dissatisfaction with the manner in which the execution was carried out by the hangman. There should be an investigation." FIRE LOSS 18 $160,000. Syracuse, X. Y., Feb. 18.—Fire starting in a chimney destroyed the .University Avenue Methodist Epis copal church with a loss of 8180,0,00. Plans for the reconstruction of the edifice were mad£ today. COMDAIMFA HIESOfFM Lake Region Association Plans $900 Purse in Each Associated County. (Time« Special.) Cando N. D„ Feb. 18.—At a meet ing of the Lake Region Development league executive committee held in this city plans were made for prose cuting an active campaign during the coming year, tending to bring more settlers to the district. One of the most important activi ties during the year will be the big acre yield corn contest, in which prizes aggregating $500 in each of the seven counties associated with the league will be offered. The total offer of corn prizes will be about 83,500. Corn and alfalfa fleldB both will be placed in competition, according to the present plan, it being designed to make the Lake Region contest the biggest in the entire state. In addition to the county prizes there will be a special district prize for the best corn and for the best alfalfa. The Lake Region organization has become one of the soundest immigra tion agencies in the state It was or ganized several years ago, at a time when several other similar district bodies were launched, but this is the only one that has been maintained. SBfHF crasjf ii 7 a. m., —S SOON Banking Committee, Back in Washington, Begins Ar rangement of Districts Washington, Feb. 18.—With the. re turn of the reserve bank organization committee, active work was begun up on the definition of the geographic limits of the reserve districts and se lection of cities for reserve bank*. Under the law, national banks are required to enter the system, or eventually give up their charters, have until February 22 to signify their Intention to become members. Of the 7,600 eligible banks, only 800 remain on the list of those which have as yet not taken such action. It is understood, however, that the committee will withhold the an nouncement of cities and districts un til the time llmlte expires. Although the committee's trip through the country may have chang ed its opinion of the proper locatton of several banks. It is not doubted her* that the banks will be placed In New York. Chicago and St. Louis, cen tral reserve dtles In tha present na tional bank system. The location of the others Is still-re garded as an open question. While the committee Is working out that problem, its members will consult with the president about the makeup of the federal reserve board, the or ganisation. to govern the new system. .ST mm is miles barometer, U.lf. I I I I I I I I I I I I I I .v memo!! Roy F. Soule, Editor of The Hardware Age, Gave In teresting Address. EXHIBITS ATTRACT MUCH ATTENTION Fifty-three ISuotte at the Audltnrtum —Mnslcnl Program Tonight—Gen eral Public Invited to Slake Inspec tion of Displays. v. The eighteenth annual convention of the North Dakota Retail Hardware association opened in this city this afternoon. The lirst business session was held at the Commercial club rooms, the featur« of the. meeting be ins the address on "Hardware Selling Kinks" by Roy F. Soule, editor of The Hardware Age, the trade maga zine. There are nearly 300 visiting hard ware dealers in the city, and a large number or expected tonight and to morrow morning. Various manufac turing and wholesale firms in the middle west are exhibiting at the hardware show, which is being held at the auditorium. Pretddent Smith Presides. President smith of the state asso ciation presided at the meeting this afternoon. Prof. Vernon P. Squires fthe English department of the state university welcomed the visitors. Grand Forks was the best city in the state, he aaid, and the hardware deal ers were among the best men, and the combination is one that means much for North Dakota. Hubert Harrington, one of the vis iting delegates, responded for the ss sociation. Showg Views of Stores. Mr. Soule's address followed. The lecture was Illustrated with a number: of views Mr. Soule has taken in va rious hardware stores throughout ths country. The speaker took up a number of problem* that fatft' the hardware dealer' and' told' how lS»e.V had been solved by different '-hard ware men in the country. He refer red to such problems as the display ing of rope and chains, advertising and show card writing, and gave a number of excellent suggestions for solving the problems and meeting the needs of the store and the community. J. O. Preus, insurance commission er for Minnesota, spoke on "Fire Pre vention and Mutual Fire Insurance." Late this afternoon an executive session of the association will be held. Exposition Is Opened. The morning was given over en tirely to reviewing the exhibits at the auditorium, and the session to night will be devoted to the same. A special orchestra program will be given at the auditorium tonight. There are fifty-three different ex hibit booths, and, with three excep tions, they wfere all filled this mor ning. This feature of the convention is one fthe best in the history jf the association. Tho exhibits cover everything known to the hardware dealer. Among them are washing machines, special laundry equipment, pumping and plumbing apparatus, a model farm, fencing, ranges, heating stoves, fur naces, lighting fixtures, cutlery, sil verware, cream separators, traps, hunters' fixtures, guns, tools of every description, fencing, culverts, grain bins, kitchen utensils, tin and granite ware, oils, varnishes, paints, alumi num ware, etc. Beautifully Decorated. The auditorium has been beauti fully decorated. United States flags, streamers and plants have been used in the decorating. The program for tomorrow is: Forenoon Session. This session will be executive. In Commercial club rooms. 9:30 a. m.—Registration of mem bers enrollment of new members payment of annual fees. 10 a. m.—Annual report of secre tary. Report of treasurer. Report of auditing committee. Report of delegates Jacksonville National Convention—Ralph L. Mill er, Melville. Appointment of additional commit tees. Address. "Credits and Collections" —H. K. Zuppinger, editor HarfiWara Trade. Discussion. Illustrated Lecture, "Making Ad vertising Pay"—Frank F. Austin of Chicago. Discussion. The remainder of this session will be devoted to the discussion of ques tion box topics. Question box to bo in charge of President Smith. Afternoon and Evening Session. The entire afternoon and evening until 9 o'clock will be devoted to the reviewing of exhibits. Exhibit hall opens at 1 o'clock. Mu. sic in evening commencing at o'clock will be furnished by Emard's lS-piece orchestra. After p. .all members and guests of the association will be en tertained by the Grand Forks Com mercial club at the Grand theater.' Tickets for same will be distributed by committee in exhibit hall. Of ffitS. YAMHHLT Ml Jericho. The ooantry home of MM lam K. VsnderHh. Ih, with famishing and art at nearly a mUUon dollars stroyed^hy, ha^J^oslje^i- Mrt* Mt I "J*':'