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A p. & E E N I N E I O I VOLUME 16. .- 1 .• pNper Empcrar And Prince Adalebert ^.t Bedside When End Came Daring The Last Year Ex-Empreu Has Stftercd CootmuOy And Several Times Death Has Been Expected Momentarily Simple Funeral Services :V Tomorrow.• :V' ^v. ''1*-• It was while she was preparing to enter the house of Doom, the present home of the former emperor. of Ger many, after her long residence at Amerongen that she was stricken with what at the time was believed to be a fatal attack. That was on April 11, 1920. For a few days there were reports that her death was momentarily expect ed, but she rallied, and accompanied her husband to Doom on May 15, last, Attacks of hw fatal malady recurred at Sequent in tervals, each\sappfng her vitality and nullifying the meas ures taken b^ specialists to restore her health. When her son, former Prince Joachim, committed suicide in Berlin last July, she was in such serious condition that the news of his\death was kept from her for along time and it is said the never learned her son killed himself. Late last au tumn the farmer empress' condition gradually became worse, and on several occasions her children were called to Doom, but her strength was such that she rallied, bravely when the end was believed imminent. Since the first of (his year, it had been known that she was gradually sink ing.. Former Emperor William and Prince A^ilebert were "at the beside when the former empress died. Funeral Tomorrow. London, April 11,—Funeral services ovefj the body of the late former Empress Augusta Victoria of Germany will be held at the house of Doom tomorrow and wilt be at tended only by members of her family, says an Amsterdam dispatch to the Central News. The remains will be talc enrto Pjtsdani on Wednesday, and another funeral service wiHjte held^(g^ ^-v Dboiii Mnch Affected.' Mnch Affected Doom. April 11.-—Doom was great ly affected by the news of the ex empress' death.. As the death bells tolled, the streets filled with little groups of ,villagers, discussing the event. Augusta Victoria had lived in Doom less than a year, coming her-3 with the ex-emperor from Ameron gen last May. During the first months of her residence she visited the vil lage two or three times, but -after ward her malady grew more serious, and she was. only occasig|ally seen by the people, driving in fife park in a pony cart. W,Shocks Castle Dweljera, The death came as a shock to the ^Mwcllers in Doom Castle as- during last weak the patient's condition had seemed l^ss serious. Princess Victoria Louise, the only daughter, of the former emperor, and empress, had not reached Doom when death came to the ex-eiiipresb this morning. Last night the patient was inly semi-conscious. She was kept from suffering by frequent hypodermic in jections, but her breathing 'appeared to become hourly more difficult. As the day. broke breathing be came still more difficult for the fail ing patient, and her pulse grew weak- The ex-empress became uncon scious and her. breathing became fainter and fainter uptil at 6 o'clock life left her. frail body. 1 The ex-emperor stood at the bed side as death came to his. consort. Ex-O»oww Prince Informed. Wierlngen, Hoi-land, April 11.—Ex Crown Prince Frederick William was informed ^.rly today of the .death of his mother. He prepared- immedi ately to go to Doom, awaiting the ar ^rival of the Dutch authorities to ac company, hHn. (.fv Berlin, April 11.—(By the Associ ated Press.)-—The funeral, of former Empress Augusta Victoria will be held in Potsdam Saturday .morning, Jt was announce dhere today. The body will arrive in WUdpark railway station there ,once the private station of former Emperor William, Friday nigbt/and will remain in the reception* room until Saturday 'morning under an Honorary guard of officers form erly 'attached to the imperial body guard. Dr. Ernst Von. Dryander. the former court chaplain will ac company the body of the former empress to Potsdam and will preach th* funeral service. Ttiere will be.no ostentatious cere mony. •The monarchists lire not expected to seise the occasion for ^agitation and it is. believed the radicals,. appreciat ing the. solemnity of the .event, will not protest 'against such simple serv ices," a government official said .this afternoon: sw W i-vr^ ''frr,^S ''w S^.vw 'y Man I pollapw .of the central powers and th« vicissitudes of war that drove former Empefoi: William of Germany and' hia oonaort 'into practical exile in Heflind In November,' ltlf, was the lowering or the curtain in the life, of the one* beautify empress ^nd queen of Prussia, AugttiU, /Victoria, who, fot pearly 41 year*, had been the most beloved hausfrau of the*, Qerm»n pobjN& In the .Netherlands,: where •he and her huoband reiided flrst at Anwroncen nd then at- Doom, the feOMr kal««HB'atlon|r'oontlntted neil':*f na^e more grave by her1 yeiflMits'to return to., Berlin and p«u2S.m. On eeycral ocoaslona siiice jtfitf'reeldence ln HellAnd members of her bedrtle In antieisatlon of hat daatk trat ah» ralUed and survived. -viii iliTi.. 1' .—ft.i ,n" 11 tv ",v Docujn,| Holland, April 11.—(By The Associated Press.)—Former Empress Augusta Victoria of Germany died here at 6 o'clock this morning. By a strange coinci dence the end came just one year after she suffered her first: serious attack of heart disease. h^'... IER EMPRESS AUGUSTA VICTORIA & it. NAGEL FOUND Who Tried to Kill Couple Near Finley Cofenmits Suicide. (HEHAIiD SPBOI.\Ii' SERVICE.) Finley, St. D., AprU 11—Willi the findlncr at sundown yeaiter day of the dead body of John Xagel, 80, with a bullet wound through Us heart,, a week's search for the. would *he murder er of Mr.j and Mis. Awtin Hen* drickson, 'farmers, living south of here, ended. v.J-» A son of O. H. Wanir, farmer, driving cows borne, eaw ooat in his -path and ki for it discovered the Uhiw 1 of the laborer, who a week acB last Saturday MtoiM the Men- drickson home, firinc'a total of ten. shots because the oodjttlilri objected to hie attcntlona to ttatt daughter, Mte Joaie son. The revolver with ber emtpy, was found ha body, whloh was lyhar a of, one mile from toe me of the Saturday night shooting. Uw gun ls bieMeved by authorities to have /heen tbe same one. wttidi Xagel uoed Uw,nWH that his at tempted to take the life of Mr. and Mn. SCarUn Hendricfcaon by fhrtng at them shortly after thejr lad redied for the algbi •bote Uttiif Bendrtekaon, fltrtt' iwwmda. "'7 St.^ Paul, Minn., April 11.—Mike Gibbons of 8t Paul has baan matched with Cftpelt iriggtnsi of' India napolis for a- tan- round bout in MtahoaV '^tttw &jl Or 11. at OkHvo weighta, rit was annoupoM. haM today. Olbixms' laat appsprauee was ag&inst Mil(e (yDowd here two year* a«o. .-.. The. Phutomrrcoeatly Johaaji-^WIIsMi.^- If .I^-ik-t ik*V*A' •"•U "*1'«» .#. :~t 4 jf NORTH DAKOTA'S 1' -«is Reichert Will Wind Up Af fairs of Consumers Stores Trl .... Conjpany.. [. W. BRINTON SENDS TELEGRAM TO JUDGE Objects to Any Toot of Townley and Lemke Be ing Appointed. (Herald Special Service.) Minot, N. D., April 11.—C. W. Reichert, of. Carrington, was named receive^ for the Consumers United Stores company, by Judge George H. Moellring in the district court in Mi- (not this morning.. When the h'earing. opened Attorney E. R. Sinkler, of Minot, representing the farmers who opposed the appoint ment of W. G. Johnson, presented- a petition on behalf of his clients ask ing that Reichert be appointed. At torney E. B. Goss, representing the Stores-, company, advised the court that in view of the situation created by the position taken by. the farmers, Johnson desires to be checked out and relieved of his duties and the ap pointment' of Reichert would not be opposed. Brinton Sends Wire. Prior, to the hearing, Judge Moell ring received a telegram from Job Wells Brinton, who organized the Stores company in 1917, advising against the appointment of Johnson. Brinton's telegram follows: "As an interested party, and a former em ploye of A- C, Townley, who organis ed the Consumers United Stores Co. for him, I, strenuously object to the appointment of W. G. Johnson or any one dominated by A. C. Townley or William Lemke as receiver for the Stores company. "As I' have publicly-' charged that funds of the Stores company have been misappropriated and misused by W|lltam Lemke and, A. C. Townley, and Johnson acquiesced. in these tect them rather than the stockhold ers or contract holders.. Lemke as.. T&wnleyV attorney has held 70 per -cent of the1 .control of the'Company tli the .past and Johnson-is "their em- 'A: receiver should be appqinted .whOf^plll itefe the companys affairs a ytmneh audit and rCport to the eosT tfliet holders. apd credr^jjr* t*th«r than c6v$? tkp traiisactioiMi: t« protect 1%#nley4a^ai -,^:,StiwW T«ifiiea Over. -Ah Intimat^in that some stores had' been turned jjver to farmers who ha«t furriished tlle company with accom- when it was supposed'' that all efforts in odation Aotes or cash a few days [to move the miners, .'.had. .proved in before the receiversnlp proceedings effectual', it was suddenly announced were begun, permitting some of those! that the-miners had: yielded and that farmers *who have been the backbone! a conference-with'the coal owners of the Xonpartisan league to get out! had been convened' for Monday to from under, developed when Halver discusa the questions involved while L. Halverson' of Minot, representing! notices were sent to the mining dis the' State Bank of Oriska. a creditor, tricts urging abstention from any ac aaked the court if the turning overltion that would interfere with neces of these-stores to the farmers would sary measures for the safety of the not reduce the assets of the company. mines. C. P. Peterson of Cando wanted to Arthur Henderson, .labor leader, knoi)r if the receiversnlp proceedings who is in close touch with all the ne Would in any way effect the Bisbee gotiations, although not personally store which was turned' over to him concerned in today's meetings with and other Towner county farmers a few days before the receivership pe tition was filed. Attorney Goss. advised the court that Mr. Johnson would make a full (Continued on page 17).. CONGRESS OPENS VrVfrs^\ *r\£ &< **r •'t ,v London, April 11.—British mine owners and their' striking employes, conferred for an .hour.-at the board of trade this morning. on a possible settlement of the controversy which led to the miners' walkout last week. The conference adjourned at noon until 4 o'clock this afternoon. Robert S. H6rne, chancellor of the ex chequer, presided. The London Times today warned its readers against expectation that the negotiations would .proceed .smoothly, or that work would be .immediately resumed, as the fundamental differ- ence between the mained acute. The dispute throughout has beiiv fruitful oif ,surprise? and another and" wks -isprung tonight when, after con ferences and interviews 'between the parties concerned lasting all day, and Premier Lloyd George, was tonight confident that there will be no general strike Tuesday. The executive committee of the triple alliance, after a conference with (Continued on page 13) «5S 1 fc' V-?'!•:. r'i GRAND FORKS, N. D., MONDAY, APRIL 11, 1921. Newspaper Warns People Not To Be Too Optimistic Over Sntooth Proceed ings Conference Between Owners And Strikers Is Held^ Today. parties still re- Cost is Enormous. Estimates of the cost of the miners' dispute to the country. Including the loss of unmlncd coal, unpaid wages, decreased railway traffic and the cost of eniergency measures place the bill which the country is paying because of the stride at nearly £16,000,000 per week. Expect Settlement. Leaders of the triple alliance of labor viewed the situation today as being considerably improved, John Robert Clynes, chairman,of the par liamentary party, being quoted as saying he was satisfied/ a solution of the problem could be found. The Daily Herald,' organ of labor, declared "the first round has been won. by labor," adding that reports of rail men opposing the strike were untrue or grossly Exaggerated. Information has reached the gov ernment, says the London Times, ihat everywhere but in Flfeshire, the min ers'are observing instructions from tlielr officials not to interfere with ... uuicuis not lo initjriere wun transactions, as receiver he will pro t*et them raiiwr than th« sfnoirtiniA. measures and pumping,. which already has -been begun in South Wale? and elsewhere (By The Associated Press.) London, Aprii g.-^The 'strike of the yal miners, whicti- tjuteetened to carry with it a gen*|7ll'.strjke of the "railway .men and transport workers,., seems now. to be In A fair way of settlement through -negotiation. PER WEEK, COST I' STRIKE TO GREAT I SETTLEMENT IN SIGHT COURT REFUSES TO REVIEW THE HAYWOODCASE Only Presidential Pardon Can Prevent Entering Upon Sentences. Washington.* April 11.—The su preme court today refused to review the conviction of William D. Hay wood and more than 79 other mem bers of the I. W. W., on charges of having conspired to obstruct the war activities of the government. Refusal of the supreme court to in terfere, closes the long fight to save Haywood and his associates from pri son. Only a presidential paj-don 'can now prevent their entering upon the sentences imposed Petition for review was based on the contention that the federal agents in conducting raids on the homes and offices of officials of the I. W. W., on September 5, 1917, acted without search warrants and that the evi dence thus obtained was illegal, un der recent rulings of the supreme court. The cases were tried before Fed eral Judge Landis and sentences ranging from one to twenty years were imposed. Most "of the men were given their liberty on bail bonds ag gregating $500,000 pending the out come of the appeals. Can Enforce Laws. Washington, April 11.—State laws dealing with illegal traffic in drugs are enforceable even in conflict with the federal narcotic act, the supreme court held today. Decrees of the su preme court of Minnesota refusing to release a violator of the state statutes because th£ offense with which he was convicted was not cov- SONS OF AMERICAN REVOLUTION TO MEET IN FARGO APRIL 18 (Herald Special Service.) Fargo, N. D., April ll.^-r-The annual meeting of the North Dakota society of Sons of the American Revolution will be held, in Fargo Monday^ April 18,.^according to announcement today by Frank D. Hall, state president. The, meeting will be held, on the /an niversary of Paul Revere's famous ride. John Taylor Adams of Grand. Forks will be the chief speaker. HIGHER 'PHONE RATE' WINS IN MINNESOTA Minneapolis, April 11. Judge Booth of the federal district court is sued an order temporarily restraining the Minnesota railroad and ware house commission from enforcing ex isting rates in Minnesota on the ground of confiscation and granted temporary relief pending decision be fore an elarged court of three judges. This decision was a result of a denial on the part of the railroad and warehouse commission to grant increased rates to the Northwestern Bell Telephone' company in Minne sota and the increased rates are to be put into effect. NUMBER US. TfcN TO owe AT CALL OF NEW PRESIDENT By MOtUUS •**r 4* ftf#- The entire force, numbering twenty battalions, with a full complement of machine guns and other arms and munitions, is ready for action, the messages assert. Most of the German function aries in Upper Silesia are alleged to. be involved in a plot to em ploy force, in case the German claims for Upper Silesia are re jected by the total plebiscite vote, but important sections voted in favor of Poland. FURTHERPHONE RATEINCREASES DENIED TODAY Hearings on Many Othei Applications For Increas es Announced., Herald Special Service.) Bispiarck, N. D„ April 11.—The railroad commission today Vlenied t.he*' increase in long- distance and ex change rates of the North Dakota In dependent Telephone company, fol lowing a similar denial of the appli cation of the Northwestern Bell Tele ww.- Phone company. It is announced that ered by the federal law. was affirmed, hearings will be held on an applica tion for increases in exchange rates- in many of the hundred exchanges the state of tlje two companies. Notices will* be sent to numerous towns within 4 radius of thirty to fif ty. miles of Grand Forks to -be-present at hearings to be held at Fargo May '10 a.nd Grand Forks May. 1-1. How many individual exchanges increase petitions will be heard is not announced. The commission stated that general increase petitions were3 denied.,be a*H!fe -of. .general business conditfBns rather than on the showing made by the phorie companies. The^ commission declined to accept jurisdiction in ^he Fkrgo and Grand Forks cases in which the companies wished to increase the toll rates from those cities -to nearby Minnesota points. Bismarck. N. D.. April 9.—The state railroad and warehouse com mission late today denied the petition the BeH Telephone company for of I VVU1|/U41/ LV1 nighe^ rates and decided to enter into fprther hearings on the reasonable ness o£ the proposed rates filed with the commission. In denying the petition the com mission said, "it appreciates the sPi«t of co-operation manifested by this applicant ind realizes that so far as operating revenues, expenses and plant values are concerned, the show ing is well made, and indicates the necessity for additional revenue. The same condition, however, prevails in all lines of industry. Heavy losses are being sustained by farmers and merchants. This will continue until general conditions return to normal and the commission does not feel that a general increase should be granted at this time." Time and place lor the further hearings on the proposed rates were set as foJJows: Jamestown. May 9 r-i-go. Mav 10 Grand Forks, May 11 and Rugby', May 12. FIVE CENT SANDWICH RETURNS TO MARION Marion. Ohio. April 11.—The five cent sandwich has returned to Ma rion. Ham, pork and cheese sandwiches which made their txit from restaur ants shortly after the entrance of the United States into the world war. are being advertised by a restaurant in the downtown business district for a nickel. Thirty to fifty per cent reduction in other sandwich prices are noted on .the same bill of fare: INTERNATIONAL RACE. St. John. N. B..! April 11.—Word has been' received here that New foundland is anxious to enter a com petitor in the international fibhint, schooner race sometime in November oft Halifax. With the United States and Canada building bigger and, fast er boats and Newfoundland as a pos sible entry, the race promises to as sume not only international but world-wide importance in sjhooner racing. SAVED BY Ql lCK AOHOX.' Portage, Wis., April 11.—A motor tank wagon carrying 300 gallons of gasoline took fire here yesterday from engine backfire. The fire department put out the b!aze-wfth chemicals be fore flames from the burning truck could reach the tank. 8SOW. IX WEST VIRGINIA. Cumberland, Md.. April 11.1—Five inches of snow is reported at Rowles ourg. W. Va„ a few miles west of Oakland with temperature of 28, snow has been flying in this section all. day. .. 1* irp weatwcr j. Minnesota: Eair in south, in creasing cloudiness In north por tion tonight and Tuesdjky w«rm er in south and dblder In estrciiie noHhwest portions tonight. North DnkMnV E E N I N HARDING TO DELIVER MESSAGE TOMORROW ROUTINE WORK IS DONE BY BOTH HOUSES TODAY COMPLETE ARMY ORGANIZATION OF GERMANS FOUND Paris, April 11.—Dispatches frotn the allied commission in Upper Silesia which supervised the rcccnt plebiscite there, de clare a complete German military organisation, with a full battalion in each district, has been discov ered in this region. -toloM^ in |ini •tmaspm* R« E I I O N NUMBER 84. First Time Republican Con gress Has Met Under Re publican Leader In Dec ade Practically All Of The 435 Members Present At Opening Session. Washington, April 11.—Presi dent Harding's first message to congress will be delivered by him in person at 1 o'clock tomorrow afternoon. This was definitely settled late today, tbe house adopting a' resolution providing for a joint session at that hour. Washington, April 11.—The sixty seventh congress assembled promptly at noon today at the call of President Harding for its first session, expected now to continue probably until fall. Except for the reorganization of the house and the usual flood of bills there, today's meeting were some what perfunctory, the congress mark ing time until the receipt tomorrow of President Harding's first message outlining his views as to the many important problems before the na tional law makers. Tjhis congress is the first controlled by the republicans to meet under a •epublican administration in' a de •ade. Most Members Present. Nearly all of the 435 members were present for the opening. The crowded house galleries broke into applause when Miss Alice M. Robertson, repub lican of the second Oklahoma district, the only woman member, came on the floor. She carried a bunch of red roses. Miss Rohertson was one of the more than 100 new members, most of them republicans, who answered the first roll call. Most of them stood in groups behind Speaker Gillett when he -took his place to be sworn in. Fully a thousand bills and resolu tions, many of which failed to get through the last session, were thrown into the hopper long before the house got-under way. There was Wo peace resolution in the lot, this being held back to await the View of"President Harding. The Fordney Bin. At the top of the list of bills was the Fordney emergency tariff vetoed by Mr. Wilson but brought in under another name, precisely in its old form except with a stipulation mak ing it effective six months instead of ten. It will be called up Wednes^ day under a republican program pro viding for its passage,, probably by Wednesday niglit. Jv Unlike the Opening 'of the last con gress there were few investigation resolutions. The Kahn resolution for investigation of the escape of Grover Cleveland Bergdoll. the Philadelphia draft dodger, now in Germany, was in the hopper at noon. Because of the large number of re publicans in b£th the house and sen ate it was necessary to establish so called "Cherokee strips" in each house between the republican and .democrat sides, the overflow of repub lican members being seated in these strips. Protest Seating of .Bird. ^Washington, April 11.—The seatinsr Richard E. Bird, as a Republican representative from the Eighth Kan sas district, was protested on tbe floor of the house today by Represen tative Flood. Democrat. Virginia. At his own suggestion. Mr. Bird stood ^side until the other members had been sworn. •Mr. Flood charged that Mr. Bird's own sworn statement of campaigti expenditures showed that he had spent more than $10,000, twice the amount, Mr. Flood said, a candidate for, representative was permitted to expend under the federal corrupt practices act. Mr. Bird was elected to succeed William A. Ayres, whose term expired last March 4. The house adopted a resolution by Representative Mondell, Republican leader, seating Mr. Bird. Wants "Teeth" in Legislation. Washington. April 11.—Legislation to put "teeth" in labor department efforts to conciliate labor disputes wa* urged today by Secretary Davis. Both sides should be compelled to live up to agreements reached or decision of arbitrators .they have accepted, he said. "This is not compulsory arbitra tion." Mr. Davis said. "X do not be lieve it feasible to pass laws against the right of workmen to strike, but I believe there should be laws to make all parties to labor disputes try to get together before strikes are called." Would Abolish Board. Washington. April 11.—A bill to abolish the railway labor board now functioning under the transportation act and place its duties .. under. the interstate commerflte commission was introduced today by Representative Tincher. Republican, Kansas. Washington. April 11.—Senator Lodge of Massachusetts, the Repub lican leader, announced today in the senate- that he would move tomorrow to take up. in open session the J2a, 000.000 Colombian treaty and that he would deliver an address on the sub ject. Senators Kellogg, Republican. Minnesota Pomerene. Democrat. Ohio, and Knox, Republican.' Pennsyl vania, announced they would follow Senator Lodge in speeches on the treaty. CROWN PRINCE OF JAPAN iWLl NQT ,*$J. VISIT AMERICANS ... Washington,"' A'pHl 1 i.—Emperor Toshitowof Japan lrt a letter trans mitted today to Prestdent -Qafdlng by the Japanfese embassy here, expresses fceeu regret that "unavoidable ,eir ewmstaoeee closely oonueoted with" himself precluded him fot the present Ifrow aeespting on bekalf uf bis fMfc tbe Crown prince of Tsfrsir lis ni nftg ,d«nftl tn*itfctidn States jUter- fihe camnletlou mission to Europe an 1 /$S *T mt W r— barked Mttfch *.