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j,sS '1 •»f n, iv 4H ttx 1 fl V. -fv ?M -f« 't VOL. 15, NO. 138. 1 TWO TRAINS BLOWN FROM TRACKS AND HOUSES DESTROYED Storm Covered Wide Area Extending Into Minne sota and Iowa. Wire Service Badly Disor ganized, and Reports Are Meager. Five knpwn,. deaths, more than a score known to he severely injured with the probability that the casualty list will increase, and propery dam age which cannot be estimated as yet is the toll of the severe storm which' swept over North Dakota, and north western Minnesota late Tuesday. THE DEAD. The known dead are: O. Sten berg, Thier River Falls, Minn., struck by lightning. William Boeder, Gardner, N. D„ killed when home was de molished. William Hokmhr, aged 11, killed when barn collapsed near Fergus Falls, Minn. Mrs R. N. Wilke, Grey Eaigle, Minn. Mrs. Ed. Thompson. Crbana, N* D. Among the seriously injured are A. A. Carlblom of Gwinner, N. D., for mer state auditor who was hurt, per haps fatally, when four cars of Nor thern Pacific Passenger Train No. 156 were blown from the track near Fox home, Minn. The oars burned. Interruption of telephone and tele graph service make reports on the storm damage difficult to obtain. Tuesday night Grand 'Forks was prac tically cut off from all communication with the east and youth. The service is being restored today, and this aft ernoon telegraphic messages from Fargo ai)d other points were being re ceived by a round-about impute At Gardner, and in the immediate vicinity, several structures wore de molished, and several. miles of tele phone and telegraph wires levelled, this being one of the main causes for the interruption of service Tuesday li.esnt. 'j-. Caboose Blown from Track. Two cabooses of a Great Northern w«k train were blown "from the track ""neaH"«Mird»ert- 'two laborvfs being hurt. C. E. McLaughlin of, Grand Hail is reported from the vicinity of I'isek and Park River in Walsh county, and near Hamilton in Pem lina county. No damage to the crops is believed to have occurred however. Near Park River', a barn was struck by lightning and burned to 'the i.:tound. Fatal Lightning Bolt. damage was slight, and none of the patients were injuned. The basements of many of the homes in Thief River Falls were flooded by the hpavy rain. Crookston reports trees blown down and wire communications dis organised, but no seridus damage. Damage at Sioux City. Sioux City, Iowa.. June 9.—Proper^ ty damage estimated at $100,000 was done in Sioux City last night when the" city was swept tty a ninety-mile an hour gale. Severe in Sontta. Fargo, N. D.. June 9.—In Fargo aftd. Moorhead comparatively Uttle damage was don« by the storm that hit the city about 5:10 o'clock. A section of the storm that ap parently was of more severe propor tions than that which hit Fargo Worked havoc in the Tower City. Buffalo and Oriska district, sweeping southward through Cass county Info Ransom and Sargent ctiiuptiep, in both or which counties hem taMW, w« l^^ ddna particularly to tairm building*. V, Today wire service Is badly orlp 3^.'V:' pled. It is impossible to. esUblish cdromunicati!n', with towns on the Great Northern^ line north ot Cfcssel ton, it i« impossible.'to get .In touch with Tower City And Buffalo, wires •& hfc.-sdfjs,'!'working badly in tlw l.tSj Clar county district wh«i"eitia m&t tljitt at Mm*: feidA\ "a If ^r-, S *V* E E N I N E IT I O N Pn* seeUon^tlia-ffalton was lp the centerv. of- a Se- In MeCsan tovnty. N. D., and In ll FIVE DEAD. MANY HURT, AND MUCH DAMAGE TO PROPERTY, KNQWN TOLL OFTHE SEVERE Of TUESDAY Frank White Is Out of the Race Quits Position to Make Race For Senate From His Home State.. i*4y uar, v.,. ^aueun„ ...u Or®. June 9. Forks, master mechanic for, the Great amber of commerce, has ap Northern was in one of the cabooses a„ committee to ccx.-operate but was only slightly bruised. j.with the-'national forest- fire preven- Reports from the vicinity of Fox-1"011 committee in an effort to make home arc meagre. (it is known how- thQvcoming season, a "smokeless sum mer in Oregon. ever that appeals for assistance were received at Wahpeton, ahd it is be lieved-that the damage is serious. ijte&inSnip VORID&lll&S Near Fergus Falls, Minn., a tium her of structures-were blown down by the wind, including the barp in which i^oung Hokmer met his. death. The heavy fall of rain threatened wash outs on the Great Northern tracks, No Damage Here. In Grand Forks the damage was confined to demoralization of the telephone service due to the h«ayy rain and lightning, six-tenths of an .inch of rairf falling. Along: the main line of the Great Northern to the west of Grand fForks examination of railroad witnesses at heavy rain is reported to the west- I advanced rate hearing before the ern border of the state. There is no commission. damage, however, except to wire com munications. .... |0,«M ball.'and "Tex' Wells county beavy raln fell. Fe^en-, away.'Vho was ou .dim-with a "fall of 3.(4 inchs« jNuitlkr-' sata to have forte: dfi^!khernooii.^ being the point- of made his es^ potion. S /-*1 "i i**1 ^CH8- Tf Si,' |"K "l"'*' &' State jn Fargo, N. D., June 0.—Col. Frank White of Valley City today authorized P. R. Trnbshaw of Valley City to -announce to the re publican state central committee, in seefelon in Fargo this after noon, that he had ^withdrawn front the race for the republican nomination far United States sen ator. Mr. White's withdrawal leaves only United States Senator A. 1. Gronria and Dr. E. F. Jjadd of Fargo in the flel$ for the nomina tlon. LONG RESIGNS FROM STATE DEPARTMENT -Breckenridge Wilson. Mr. Long rqtires to make the race for the nomination O.f United States senator from his home state, Missouri, and has left for St,' Louis to take personal charge of his campaign. Request For ^Subpoena Of Officers Is Denied The storm appears tofhave oeen s. Graves, .former commander of the He explained to' the authorities thut most severe in the region cf Gardner, N. D., 57 miles south of Grand Forks and near Fergus Falls and Foxhome, Minn., the latter town being located' east of Breckenridge. ... •The Port- Ask' Same Increase In Rates As Railroads Washington, June 9.—Coastwise steamship companies today asked the interstate commerce commission for increased freight rates in the same proportion that advances may be granted to railroad shippers. State commissioners continued the cross Democrats To Favor Ratification 01 The Versailles Treaty At Thief River Falls, Minn., O. in the democratic- platform, according Ktenberg was killed by a bolt of light- to Senator Cummings, chairman of nlng while sitting at a table h. his the democratic national committee home. The lightning is said to have who arrived here last night -to pre fntered the house over the teleph9ne pare for the national convention. wires, There are rumors in Thief r~* River Falls of another death ir. the country ndar that town, but these /Ul/t. aulEiIV could not be verified. I If I pi) IM A| I The Thief River Falls Doctor's hos- IUUjLU 111 A mi pital was struck by lightning but the Fire Threatens Town. Duluth. Minn., June 9.—At City lightning struck a flour which burned to the ground, the loss is estimated at $20,000. The fire spread to the Paris Lumber com pany yards which werfe destroyed with estimated heavy losqp Rain saved the town from destruction, ac cording to reports received here. 1 San Francisco, June 9.—A declara tion in favor of ratification of the treaty of Versailles is the main plank MONTANA FI IFR 1 |. San Antonio, Texas, June 9.—Avla tio'n Cadets Roy W. Ellington of Mc Uroy, Ark., and Harold Crowley of Mildred. Mont., were killed at Kelly field late yesterday when their air I plane went liitd a tail spin and fell 2,000 feet, bursting into flames when it struck the earth. Both cadets came here recently from Rockewll field. Pine Cal. •&*-.. mill STOCEN CAR, STILL AND BONDS FOUND St Paul, June —Three stolen au tomobiles, one said to be the one used in recent Minneapolis bank robberies, a still, Several barrels of mash and a barrel at home made whiskey, tools for changing automobile engine num» bers, and several .hundred-dollars worth of Liberty bonds .believed to have been stolen -in St. Paul,' were found by St. Paul pMlce and Ramsey county deputy sheriffs in a raid 'oh a robbers' rendezvous Sne mile north of St. Paul. 1 Tho shack Is on 'Larpenteur avenue in a potato .field, away from traveled, highways, and apparently" had been occupied for weeks The "crook iiay out" is sa|d to be moaV complete un earthed in St. Paul for years. .One large touring car with- red wheels has been identlflfed aa the one used in the esqape of "Big .Chris" Dowltn from tho Ramsey county jail, and also in the robberies of the Min nehaha State bank and tite 'Fidelity State hank, of Minneapolis. T*e en gine numbers had been changed and the police.have been una*le to And the owner. The other aum similarly had been disguised. Qhlef T. E. Campbell paid he eit] ed-Arrests to "follow soon. 'J "Jumbo'' Kink has been convicted- and sentenced to an-indeterminate terra in Stillwater prlaoh: Mike Burlong Is held on »»0,«M ball.' and "Tex" Hath- Vho was dut)on $10.060 ball. is the money. and were arrested by arges of the Minn 1' 1 I $ ft I^W -*1 NORTH DAKOltfcfS GREATEST RAMSANOTHER Sixty Passengers Reportecf Injured Pullman Passen gers Among Dead. Schenectady, X. Y., June "At least thirteen persons were killed and more than sixty injured when two I trains crashed head on near here. A train'of the East Express" crashed into the rear end of a passenger train which had stopped about two miljes from Schenectady because of engine trouble. All, but one of 'the killed 'were asleep in two Pullmans at the rear of the passenger train. Martin Doyle, of Albany, engineer of the express, •lied, at his post, one hand being fast to the throttle when his bpdy was found in the wreckage. Train 34, Michigan Central special with ten cars carrying exprefcs matter, disregarded sigftals and went at high speed Into train No. 28, a New York Central passenger train bound "from Buffalo to New York, according to the story of C. Robinson, brakeman of No. 28. tie said he waved a red Washington, June 9. ......... Long, third assistant secretary of j"1®"1 vain and finally threw it state, has resigned and his resigna- |'nt0 the cab as the express dashed by. tion has been accepted by President! B_ 4 .. MAN THOUGHT TO BE •Washington, June 9.—RequeSt 'for a subpoena of Major General" William cematery in whioJi ,theiy are buried, SMOKELESS SEASON IN PORTUND WILL BE AIM OF PEOPLE CRAZED BY GRIEF IS FOUND IN CEMETERY Fargo. N. D.. June 9.—Craxed, of- his-wife and twe^ daughters during: the recent influenza epidemic, Elltug Amundson of Fargo was arreBted yes terday while wandering' about the 'h American expeditionary forces in. Si- be wanted "to kill all the women bfe beria, and Raymond Robbins, former cause tliey were pinching hipri." ac American Red Cspss commissioner, to' cording' to the evidence given by of Russia, in the department of labor's flcials at the inquiry into Amundson!s deportation proceedings. against Ltid- sanity yesterday afternoon. wig Martens was denied today by'Im-'-= migration Inspector- Shell, who ia conducting hearings. Bolsheviki Offer Aid To Tiidc Nationalists Paris, Jupe 8.—The Bolsheviki have offered to (five the Truks material'aid againaj the Allies, to renounce* all claims -Russia, might hayll tor posses sion of Constantinople #fKi. to'proteet Persia. *rom domination by England according to information: todaj- froth the French .foreign office. AGREEMENT ON TERMS OF PEACE IN CHINA HAS BEEN REACHED Shanghai. June 9.—Definite-agree ment on the terms of peace between northern and southern China has been arrived at. Having secured^ a majority on thV board of regents with Qeorge Tot ten as practical dictator the Townley Socialists, now in control of the state administration, were ready for tfye next step in making Socialism the dominant force in the state university. This consisted in obtaining a presi dent for that institution who could be depended upon to obey, .their wishes without Question, and to colt duct the institution alofig approved Socialistic lines. F. L. McVey, who had held the presidency for seven years, had al ready seen the handwriting on the wall, arid in the spring of lj17 he re signed to afceept the presidency of the University of Kentucky. ..Before .leaving .Orand Forks' Prey. McVey frankly told his friends that otte of .the chief considerations which had caused him ''to resign, was the cer tainty that'if he remained here he would soon come into "conflict with the socialistic gang which had ob tained control in the st^te. Consequently lfr. 'Totten .was finally persuaded to ftvq up his first plan, which was to have Frederic Howe fHokd and. oor reepondent of Knuna 'Goidmsn, and other ndlo#' appofa^ed aa president. At that time It was pointed ai» by Ixmis Crawford. One of the tfro remaining independent 'iheen" of the boactd that Mr.' Howe .no experience along such '\h ••. iVf. ft 'AZ v„v GRAND FORKS, N. D„ WEDNESDAY, JUNE "9, 19^0. O. B. Burtness Renews'Deft to Leaguers O. B. Burtnees has sent the follow^ ing letter.to A. H., Hanson, manatrer, of the Nonpartisan league' (n Grand Forks county, renewing his debate! challenge:1 '. •, Tf Mr. Wilson has had enough debating for one campaign then I stand ready to meet any other speaker that you might suggert. providing- that, he Is-a bona llde resident and voter of Nqrth' Da kota, He does not even,have to be a tax payer. I am n«t (fcbatihg imported paid hirelings. The rules g«to«n|tng the last debate are satisfactory to me, al though I would have no qbjfdlon to place the time limit at two hours for each side. also was asked to'make an Anphatjd and- feafnest protest against tactics in congress which Have prevented rati fication of the tretUJ-. I/OSES IMPORTANCE. Amsterdam, May 21.—(Mall.)—The former Crown Prince Frederick Wil liam celebrated his 38th birthday practically alone at Welringen. none of his relatives having turned up to wish him many happy returns. The Berlin Kreuz Zeiiung recalls that in 1882 three emperors stood at I the cradle of the prince. Will North Dakota Succumb to Socialized Schools and Churches, Business and Farms THE fVOt TO SOCIALIZE THE SCHOOLS "Look at Eugene V. Deb". He is one of the greatest souled men In the United States, one of our prophets." says George Totten, president of the state board of administration. versity.'' is the notorious Social i«tic institution with which Ar thur LeSeuer was also connect «I --vv.. The opposition of Mr. Crawford convihced Mr. Tottea that Mr. Howe's nomination would rouse a storm of indignation in the state, and he backed down on the project which he had almost succeeded in forcing through. HOWE WITH LEAGUE? Several months later .Mr. Tot ten' Is said to. have made *hW re mark: "lies .were.told-to keep us from getting a big man like. 9«*e. sow he is working for the ..Nonpartisan lewcne." this statement of Mr. Totten's la sab^ lotted tor what-It is worth.. After threshing over the names of a number* of possible candidates, Dr. Thomas F. Kane, then' p: VT" «"\r— At toUe*9, was selected^'as01 the Dr. McVey thus disposed of,r the' (naA most acceptable to both na^- ppointment be aoeept !t, however, ained 'some way was clear for the appoint of a successor who would I able .to Mr, Totten. As yet, the Socialist lea4e'rs entertained 'some fears of outraging too 'Violently pub lic opinion In the state, and'felt the need of proceeding with some cau tion. v,|,v. .WASTED A RADICAL 0" fh- 'and..alao that be was a notoiiow .,<p></p>XXSZSSin' wMoh made his apvottplKni -wit desirable. I •», At this Mr. Main rabber stiunp on the bbard, rfe» Glared "he has had eeperteeeK He waa at the head af the'Peo ple's ooUape." ?.•-- .. •'*The —ties. Before concurring, in the ap pointment of Dr. Kane, however Mr. TTotten felt it necessary to get more' information regarding his political Views, more especially with a view to ascertaining to what extent he favored the Nonpartisan league movement. t, Kane Qateed. Hk therefore sent Dr. .Kane th'e following letter: New Tean's Day, lyrv^llMMnaa F. Kane -ir.i President OUret CoUeg*.. $ Iakota, N.. June 0, ItSO. A. H. Hanson, County Mgr. Xonpartimui Ixaguc, Grand- Forks, 1 D. Dear Sir Thousands of people of Nelson county and sqrronnding territory who desired to ,heiar the debate between Mr. Wilson and myself last night were prevented so to do by the hMvy rjUn whl4i fe^l In the. jiftemoon, TIUs i« to advise you 'that' I stand ready fa irieet him again'on any evening in my scheduled Itinerary. My schedule for thisi M«k is as follows: To night at Fopdville, Thnreday night ®t Adams, PHdty nlnt at Park Hlver and Saturday night at Grafton. If interested you can obtain the ••est of my Itinerary from the re publican headquarters at l^argo. Why not lipid at least one sutih debate- In each' of the northern counties in the First congression al district? Xext week I shall be in PcmMna and Cavalier counties, and the following: week in Towner and Ramsey coanttes. Very trnly yours. (Signed) O. B. Burtness. RATIFICATION OF THETREATY American Federation of La bor Would Make Protest to Congress. Montreal. June 9.—Ratification the peace treaty without any reserva tions that would!* injure the effective nefcs of the covenant of the league of Nations was demanded of the United States senate in a, resolution presented today by a delegate for* adoption by li -3V.'v •rj ai o*ur lShard ln that 1 3 5 have mHmiwilling..toex. aa he given farther pnnslderaUOM la the matter of vir cbolae for '•a## Might I,«ww «0 'U*T I .MI letter' hefope aiir (Jana^rr. i) ttillat #St «i' 4 WILL "COUNT' FUR SEALS IN THE FAR NORTH Hanna Will Be Sent to Alas ka. By Bureau of Fisheries. San Francisco, June 9.—Dr. G. Dallks Hanna, member of the staff of the California academy of sciences, has just left here »for Alaska, where he will make a census of the fur seals on the Pribilof Islands under direc tion of the United States bureau of fisheries. Dr. Hanna has been connected with this, work each year since 113. In 1919 it was reported that there were 540,000 animals in the herd. In 1910 when the government first took over the operation of the island industry there were less than'200,000. During the time when this increase was tak- ing place enough surplus and useless males have been killed and their skins sold at auction to provide the national treasury with $3,500,000 i. above all expenses, according to W. W. Sargeant. secretary of the Cali fornia academy of sciences. males which can be killed for their that this industry is one of the best I males are protected at. sea and I surplus males are removed from the herd. The fighting of such males on the crowded rookeries causes a large mortality among the females and of I young. "The carcasses of the animals killed were formerly allowed to w^ste but. last year a by-products plant was put, in to operation by means of which it is Expected a very superior oil and animal meal will be placed on the market. The .census which will We' t&kert ifl 1^8^-wtll -enable a close ap- tude you take toward the wide spreading movement of tlie com mon people known as the Na tional Nonpartisan league. You are undoubtedly aware that the Nonpartisan league is an organization having for its par pose the control of the govern ment by. the masses of the peo ple: that It alms to secure legis lation which will benefit the great majority of the people in stead of special otasres. and that part of the program de clares tor state owned Industries such as terminal elevators, rionr mills and packing plants. Heeling that onr educational system should keep pace wfth the •growth of democracy, I am very anxious to know what yon think concerning this great democratic movement. Trusting thai I may'be favored with an early'reply Very truly yours. ... (Signed) George A. Totten. .In'other words Mr. Totten wanted a president for the state university who could he depended on to assist in the spread of his £9*5*^55^ although bis Ideal. Eugene Debs, waa In Pfison. "no others need'avply" This stands o«( dear and dis tinct between tly lines of his let ter to Dr. Kane. Also them to prim, though' unintentional hu mor In the phraae, "assist ME tn •making OCR choice. "In which without realising it Mr. Totten be trays Mi trad feelfa* that It's HIS choice, not that of the hoard aa a whole which will really de cide the question. •-'•ft Although later events proved that be was mistaken' in his estimate oi Dr. Kane, Mr.. Totten Seems to have decided that the Olivet etfu woul^ serve hh 'purpose for \*%t .DrojtfmaHon jto be made of the quan- i' titles of these, products which willAe niJ i» Tallrirto-' available in the immediate future.^ TO defenp CUP. l? London, May T21.—British Polo pen pie are making preparations to de-1 fetnd the Polo cup against America in lllb' A wvuii| .nil %q niB purpose ror yj*. tfifAii Kane' waa elected to the presldeno-. a2~ Mr. Totten was now ready to S the 'next ^tep towards' making the educational anteM^of the state "keep paeis with* Wa '-growth of democratir ortrather w\1V the growth of the aye itebi of Soclatlam which he and Mr. Townley's other accom^icee war# en "V& tff,' 1 "f *s NEWSPAPER W i// Jf* *1 *J The storm which swept this re gion late yesterday afternoon, seriously Interfered wtth The Her ald leased wire service, and as a result only a very few of the news stories from the outside l^ave been received. f«.tc this aft ernoon the wires were repaired sufficiently to be nt-ed -and un doubtedly the night Associated Press report will be received in full for the Thursday morning paper. NESTOSHOME COUNTY OUT FOR LANGER AVOIDED TODAY BY SEIKIION OF LODGE AS PERMANENT CHAIRMAN OF THE REPUBLICAN NATIONAL CONVENTION? STORM INTERFERES WITH THE HERALD WIRE SERVICE Special Campaign 'Commit tees Organized to Take Care of Work. The purpose of the census is chiefly to determine how many animals can be safely removed each year and still provide lor a maximum percentage of increase of the herd. If the increase in 1920 continues as heretofore, it is, liaru Langer'as it would have done f0r there: were no other said that there should bo about 600,-j for its favorite son. wnV' sperkers on hand by far the^arge^herd* in" existence Tw0 8pecial well as a surplus of about 30,000 thTsSon^fni?^ the onumv^ro^ skin^. At current prices of these I ofie*d^ is chairmatv^nd Mr Saturday noon at the earliest 1s.th« furs they will be valued at about _„J' estimate'of leaders when asked wh£h *3.000.000. ri Pi"lKO if not the best financial enterprise the I A. B. Paulson. F. C.liirk and P. .v .„ government has," said Mr. Sargent, p^'0 Kenmare have, arranged to "and it-is capable of almost un- I? ovcr, limited expansion provided the te- E,au chairman and Mr. oiSLrK is secretary. campaign work. Mr. ELATED OVER *-'1a JrOUtlCianS Are .l.aiKUlg^ Strongly in Favor of Governor Lowden. .!.as been started in con- Chicago,' June 9.—Wood forces here the plan of 1912 and 19J« of making «i. Hurlingham club to were elated last night although the the temporary organization perma pounds for the purchase general trend of talk among old poll- nent. ponies, and & sub-committ©^ has ticians is toward Lo.wdon. Instructed Today's business consisted of been formed with Lord Haig as chair-, Wood delegates are two of the most a report of progress from tji« man to select the team. ing place the drift of the talk seemed tending toward Lowden. Both John son and Lowden reiterated confidence that they would win. The fight last night seemed to be to weaken both Wood and Johnson forces and turn 6,000 PEOPLE ATTENDED OPENING AT STUMP LAKE The Mill/on Dollar band gave two concerts and Hon. J. F. T. O'Connor gave an educational address. Mr. O'Connor was at hia best and the eri th'usiastic applause given him showed that the crowd appreciated his educa tional talk. The Million Dollar band was thoroughly appreciated as it al ways has beSn by Nelson county peo- U. S. AVIATOR BREAKS RECORD FOR PARACHUTE Wianii vi^w tor u^ani* plant dl nee V- M. E E N I N E I I O N PRICE FIVE CENTS.' -K'l S 4 COMMITTEE REPORTS TAKE UP TIME Of DELEGATES '^]U if* The Credentials Committ^» Works Strenuously All |||, Night., Convention is in Session* Only One Hour WcMnafi I Speaks. Chicago, June 9.—The republican National convention was in aeisiMr, only one hour today and devoted iself entirely to routine preliminarjt I The temporary organization wks made permanent, report of th#'' credentials committee was approv^dj 'with the changes made last night,W,. some-of which reversed previous d#-f cisions of .the national committea^^ mcnt Gardner hotel. .The home county of the string of speakers who in previous marfo tin its m4nri tn a 1..1 .t. Mr. Nestos has made up its mind to years have entertained the convention show just as big a majority for Wil-' while the committees were working, "entertain- Woman Speaks. 7 For its secopd clay's sensation, til* convention heard a woman speakiftv Mrs. Margaret Hill McCarter of Kan sas. the first woman to address a i^a |tiojial convention. ,f I The platform committee was nOti Herald Snecial Service |ready to report and only, sent W«fhr~ ... Herain special bervice. «hat it was making progress. Minot, N. D., June 9. very en--. Chauncy M. DePew entertained t!w'*" eouraging reports were received to- convention with a brief address ahd day from Ward county at the anti- apparently the convention nianajfe Townley Republican headquarters, had decided to do a Way with campaign committees The next, session will be at.'' t0m0rr0W tLjadjournment "Since the cost of operation will be I more attributable to platform ditt less than $200,000, it is quite evident r^fLJ"Znot the countrv" morntn^ A,Uoarn»"ent rLrk and n' nomination. Until a platform is built -*V Guessed at. may come. The delay^ tullies than lo uncertainty over there will be no one named to stia&d. •on it. The fact that'more than h%lf of the delegates are uninstruct^d lis ,added to the- list of nominating [speeches. There are three or.m^e for some and in a few instances six mr. [more speeches in sight for each e®R-„ didate. Between these speeches feivd the platform contests it would not jtia' surprising if the'actual nominattons, of the ticket' would be carried b^fer until Saturday. +,, The r^ply to inquiries as to^uWfea&iii 'in the air?" on vice'president^Tare with the unanimous re«spO»pe. .Nothing -it. allj^Bpeii'ds on ,*l ^'Jxut over lo, pie. Had the weather not been sion that Wisconsin has twelve activa threatening there would have been at jleiut 10.000 people on the grounds. The StuipP Lake park is going to be one of the popular resorts of North Dakota. DROP IN TEXAS San .Antonio, Tex., June 9.—Sec ond Lieutenant* John H. Wilson of Charlotte, .N. C., stationed at Kelly flying field here, yesterday dropped with a parachute-from an altitude of 19,800 feel, the accomplishment,' it record for a parachute drop. tefrnnt Wilson Jandi from San Antonio. ord ^)il to have been^ 14^.60) feel. Mauttfiti NIB Takes iJ#b Mantdbc SdkMl ?l]fiiffuift1a^Th0y'' Chicago, .Tune -9. tees continued to grind away at or ganization preliminaries, the Repub lican National Convention Went' through the motions of. a second day's session. .v -While Tt escaped a second keynote speech' jbv the selection of Senator Iioitee as permanent chairman, thus follWri«g' important committee chairmen. Sena- committee framing the platform Mid tor Watson wa3 named for the reso- a report from the credentials com luticm committee and Edward Duffield mittee. of New Jersey for the credentials Tdeal convention weather continued committee, and Hitchcock was desig- today. A cool, crispy, breeze blew off nated by Wood delegates as their Lake Michigan and sun was shining. supreme strategist. It was the remark of everyone that,.1 While these developments were tak- ,he convention hall was umwudlly, comfortable. gains to Lowden. It is planned to publican National Convention at 4:J0 have all the nominating speeches de- this morning Previous rulings on livered by Thursday even if necessary contests by national committee were to haw the convention sit all night sustained in all cases. and then take the first ballot with the In disposine of 10S appeals from real contest on Thursday. Michigan. N. D.. June The Old Settlers' park at SttAnp Lake was DDIIPI7 DDECENTC ifdrmally opened on Sunday. June 6. DRUvHi I«VfciOEiI™IO lln spite of the fact fhat it rained Sat urday night and the weather was. very threatening until after noon on Sun day. there were more than 6.000 peo ple and more than 1,500 autos on the grounds at 5 o'clock in the evening. Ijowden I/oses Two. Chicago, June 9.—Working all night, the credentials committee com pleted the permanent roll of the Re 'decisions made last week by the na tional committee, two delegates-we^ev taken from Governor Lowden, one In Georgia and one in Tennessee, and given to General Wood, but in the •%Firth Missouri. Kansas City district, where the national committee refused to seat any. the credentials committee seated two Lowden men. REPORT TO THE WATERWAY BOAR)) Milwaukee. June 9.—William Geo. Bruce, representing the Wisconsin deep waterways commission today pre sented a report to international boun dary and waterways commission meet ing' in Milwaukee giving statistic of Wisconsin's industries and the vol ume of her business with the outside world. Mr. Bruce told the commia- lake ports and that in 191# the-total imported and exported tonnage waa 7.847.320. valued at t854.lS4.S6ll, The normal foreign exports annuals ly. ~he estimated at more than $125, -000,000. while the exports of grains Jo, Europe from Milwaukee-: in' 1*1*, ha -said, totalled 5,541,322 bushels. Of this amount 8S per cent was ae^t, to New Tork by rail and 17 per cent5 to Buffalo and tben transhipped. GIRL AfratffSTO KILL SELF AT Fargo,. N. D.. June ». Mies Waltemal aged IS, a. ftenOgrai kt" being declared, breanng the woi-ld's drinkingjpoteon, -but phyrtclatMj%1 Li .... ..Bnllcd the stnmaeh mini nan'Ma Lleu !ed_«*but' 1S tm'es .* Tbe world's jec- applied the stomach pump soon wards say she will live. The gih authoriftea she had qbar^aled' her parent«.aiM) that fact W*« sible for her aat. 3 lBBranr' if London. 4un 9.—-The Mark been |w in Bnglaad Just ra( nutse* are booked uif mentha Man.. June" With a and doctors are in great -or preventing the Lancaahire midwhre^ the «hairhan MkM 'HtfA :et»* if the Minnesota! tlw I ugNisi lieeeral ih»W'that jl ta taM charge of. rawyded^in iiight wesk« |fc. wh^h will be ceeded thoee-et the aaali&tp ^.bbeanra- wettt»f«ka«. ill* i«ost «*tr boya.