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O. A. DAHL, Publisher. EKALAKA, MONTANA FOB THE BUSY MAN NEWS EPITOME THAT CAN SOON BE COMPASSED. HUNT EVENTS ARE MENTIONED Home and Foreign Intelligence Con densed Into Two and Four Une Paragraphs. Washington. The population of the island of Porto Rico is l.ns.oii, as shown by tlie complote returns of the recent census. This is a gain of 1 « » 4. T 0 9 or 17-3 per cent as compared with the census of ISiKi. San Juan is shown to be the largest town in the island its population being 4S.71 ♦>. What is assumed to be Italy's for mal demand for the extradition of Porter Charlton, the young Amer ican in the Hudson county, New Jer sey jail, charged with having killed his wife, Mary Scott Castle Charlton, at Lake Como, Italy, reached the state department. As the case has not reached the jurisdiction of the de partment, the papers were returned to the Italian embassy, whence they came. Present indications that the na tional regatta of tiie American As sociation ot Amateur Oarsmen to be held this year on the Potomac river under the auspices of the Potomac Boat Club, will be one of the great est gatherings of oarsmen ever held in America. Two days, Friday and Saturday, August 12 and i:!, will be devoted to the races. Crews and in dividual scullers from all inirts of the I nit oil States and from Canada will enter the contest. Emigration from and immigration to Canada is the subject of a state ment issued by the immigration bureau. During the twelve months ended .March :!! last there were 71. !*L'l arrivals of aliens and citizens from Canada, for permanent residence in the United States, against fil, ">17 during the previous twelve months. In the same period there were 10:5,789 departures of aliens and citizens from the United States into Canada for permanent residence, against ä!), 832 the previous twelve months. Foreign. Fighting continues in Formosa, ac cording to advices received from < 'iiina, and popular subscriptions are being collected to supply the Japanese troops with comforts. Many Americans are included among the delegates and visitors who arrived in Berlin to take part in the fifth world congress of free Christian ity and religious progress. The Spanish ambassador to France. Senor Perez-Caballero, declares that the report that King Alfonso is show ing signs of mental weakness is a ma licious invention of the clerical press. The accession declaration bill, strik ing out the phrases offensive to Rom an Catholics in the declaration made by the king after accession and substituting the words "I am a faith ful protestant" was passed by the house of lords on third reading. With a view to preventing the es cape of Dr. Crippen and Miss Leneve through a technicality, Scotland Yard decided upon the advice of the attorney general that so far as it con trolled in the matter all formalities involved in the extradition laws of Canada should be complied with in the case of the prisoners under arrest at Quebec. General. Statistics show a shrinkage in the meat supply of the country. Speaker Cannon says he is not wor rying over the result in Kansas. Thousands of acres of unoccupied lands are soon to be thrown open to settlement. Mr. Roosevelt is looking into indus trial conditions in the mine regions of Pennsylvania. Democrats of Minnesota nominated John Lind for governor, but it is said he will not accept. John Mitchell was suggested to Mr. Roosevelt as good material for the New York governorship. The steamer Princess May was lost fn Alaskan waters, but the passen gers and crew were saved. The president of the United States and the president of Chili met at Bev erly with an exchange of formalities that were cordially informal. Church services in Esperanto, the international language, will be con conducted at Washington, on Sunday, August 14, for the first time in the history of ths national capital. I Inspector Dew denies a report that i Dr. Crippen had confessed. The standpatters were badly defeat j ?d by the insurgents in Kansas. On the whole, it is thought crops ; his year will be about the same as -a st. j Friends of Dr. Crippen are work tig actively in his defense. Roosevelt will address the national conservation congress in St. Paul, ; September fi. 1 Senator (lore gave the full details oncoming a bribe lie alleges was 1 n'fer« d to him. Joseph Wendling, alleged slayer of Mina Kolner. reached Denver on his «Vax- to Louisville. President Taft helped dedicate a nonum»nt to the pilgrims who landed it. Provincetown, Mass. The papal nuncio at the Spanish •ourt has been warned to make ready o depart on short notice. Claude A. Swanson lias been ap pointed U. S. Senator from Virginia in place of Daniels, deceased. Representative Bird McGuiro of Vklahoma sars Senator Gore is not much better than a slanderer. Secretaries Wickersham and Nagel ire keeping out of the Alaska ptnrrel while visiting the territory. Senator Gore testified Vice Presi lent Sherman was one of the men Higher up in the Indian contract scandal. In a pitched battle between police ifficers and a Viand of negroes at Bradford, Ohio, one of the negroes was fatally shot. Betting oil elections became illegal ii Georgia when Governor Brown signed the anti-betting bill just passed by the legislature. Lionel Waldron and Jules Pages, the American artists and Alexander Garfield, the American explorer of Africa were decorated with the legion of honor. The ancient and long established pass book system used in ordinary savings institutions, will be adopted for the proposed government postal savings banks. Governor Harmon o' Ohio commu ted to life imprisonment the sentence of death which was .to have been im posed upon Joseph J. Mackley, the Toledo murderer. Japanese newspapers publish speeches by Takenokoshi Josohuri, a noted Japanese historian, in which he says a war between Japan and Amer ica is inevitable. It was announced by the war de partment that examinations of civil candidates for second lieutenants in the army will be held at Fort Leaven worth. Kas„ November 1. One of two new dreadnaughts au thorized by the last eceftgress will be built in the New York navy yard and it is possible the other ship also may be built by the government. With her throat cut from ear to ear. the body of Mrs. Joseph Wolfe, aged 51, wife of a Dennison, Tex., contractor, was found by her daughter lying fully dressed on a bed in her home. Robert Black and Miss Margaret Fitzpatrick, who were among those injured when an automobile was wrecked by a Southern railway train at Birmingham, Ala., died Monday, bringing the total dead to four. The Missouri supreme court re fused a writ of mandamus to compel Secretary of State Roach to place a constitutional amendment on the offi cial ballot to redistrict the state as proposed by the republican state cam luittee. Leo Rapp, aged 13; Walter Sloan, aged 10. and Emile Jacobs, aged 11, were killed when a train on the Al legheney valley division of the Penn sylvania railroad struck a horse and wagon in which they were riding near Emlenton. Lieutenant Commander Henry T. Baker, on duty at the Bremerton navy yard, Washington, was reduced Fifty-five numbers and a public repri mand sent to him by the Navy depart ment as the outcome of a "by court martial on a charge of uttering a falsehood." The French government has accept ed a bronze copy of Houden's statue of George Washington, which was presented by the state of Virginia. Governor Sanders has issued a proclamation convening the Louisi ana general assembly in extra session August. 15 to vote on the submission of an increased bond issue to popular suffrage in support of the World's Panama exposition proposed to be held at New Orleans in 1915. "Big Jim" Kennedy, it was known, made a good thing out of his clubs in New York and in Chicago, but un til Monday the trained nurse he mar ried on his deathbed never dreamed that her share of his estate would be one-third of $1,000.000. The best in formed estimate by his friends was $3110,000. A eatch-as-catch-can w r#s 1 1 i n g match for $10,000 a side was contest ed at a London music hall between the American wrestler, Dr. B. F. Roller, and (Jama, the champion of India. Gama won the first fall in one minute and forty seconds and the second fall in nine minutes aaé ntae seconds, winning the match. GAYNOR IS SHOT MAYOR OF NEW y ORK WOUNDED BY DISCHARGED DOCK LABORER. RECOVERY IS EXPECTED Victim Was on BPard n Steamer Pre« paring to Leave for a Month 's Va cation—Assailant Threat ened by Mob. New York, Aug. 0. -Mayor William T. Gaynor of New York was shot in the neck and badly wounded this morning by .Tames J. Gallagher, a dis charged employe of the city dock de partment. The shootin ; took place on the deck of the steamer Kaiser Wil helm der Grosse, lyin^ at lu r pier in Hoboken, N. J., on which the mayor was on the point of sailing for a month's vacation abroad. Gallagher was at one,, arrested. The bullet has not yet been located. Mayor Gaynor's condition is serious. A consultation of physicians will be held at 4:00 this afternoon when an X-Ray will probably be used to locate the missile. The bullet entered just below the right ear parsing through the mastoid and traveling l'rom right' te left and straightly downward. The mayor was removed to St. Mary's hospital. Hoboken. At noon ha fell asleep. At 1:20 he awoke and was neen by his wife and daughter. Mrs. \ ingue, who had been summoned to the hospital. At this hour Dr. Loderte, the health commissioner of New York, said the patient was "resting comfort ably." Gallagher evidently had a fancied grievance against Mayor Gaynor. He declared.after the shooting that the mayor had deprived him of Iiis "bread and butter." Gallagher was mobbed and his life threatened before the police could lodge him in jail. New York, Aug'. 9.—Shortly after 11 the following statement was given out by the steamer's physicians who at tended Gaynor just alter the shooting. "The bullet entered the mayor's neck back of the ear, burying itself in tha region of the mastoid bone. As far as our observations go, in our opinion the injury is not serious." READS TELEGRAMS. In Which Sherman's and Curtis' Names are Mentioned. McAlester, Okla., Aug. 9.— Senator T. P. Gore, at a congressional investiga tion of Indian lands today introduced and had read to the investigating com mittee, telegrams in which the names of Vice President Sherman and Sen. Chas. Curtis of Kansas were given. One of the telegrams said: "With McMurray there to state our claims with Mr. Curtis and Sherman, who understand better than anybody else what we want and with the assistance of our president, it begins to look like we are coming into our own." This telegram was dated at Kinta, <'.kla.. May 2. la. t. and was sent to Richard C. Adams, an attorney at Washington, by George W. Cotton, .T F. Murray's agent among the Indians. Its relation to Senator Gore's charges of having been offered a $25. 000 bribe to put through congress the $.".0,000,000 McMurray Indian land deal was explained by the senator. "It mere s h owe.--. the activity of the McMurray interests at Washing ton," said Gore, "by offering this evi dence. I do not wish to reflect oil Sherman or Curtis," said the senator. Another telegram from McMurray at Washington was read. It ordered that McMurray's agent among the Indians send fifty telegrams urging congress to approve the contracts allowing th® $3.000,WO attorney's fees. State Crop Summary. Bismarck, X. D, Aug. 9. —Commis sioner of Agriculture Gilbreath has compiled the following summary of ths crop reports from over thiry counties for the week ending August 8: The features of the crop situation for the past week have been the ex cellent quality of the wheat which :s being harvested and the much larger yields which are being garnered in many places than was expected. Bar ley and oats continue to show the greatest amount of damage from tin drougthy conditions which have pre vailed and which still prevail in soma parts. Nips Plan to Rob Bank. Sawyer, N. D., Aug. 9.—A bank rob bery was nipped in the bud yesterday afternoon at Sawyer, this county, when Cashier Lindstrom of the First State bank, discovered in the apart, ments over the counting room a man who ha<| sawed through the floor to the celling, and had bored a small peep hole through which he was pre pared to watch the combination of tin safa. Jailed for Wife Beating. South Heart.— A Polander by the flame of Kozak was fined $100 and sent to jail for thirty days for beating liia wife. This is the third complaint lodged against the man for the same offense. He claimed in court that he had a perfect right to beat his wife If she did not do the amount Of work h» thought her capable of. INSTRUCTS A COMMITTEE •TATE DRGGISTS WANT THE PER MIT LAW REPETALED. Résolutions are Passed at the Fargo Convention to That End—Officers are Elected for 1911. Fargo, N. P.. Aug. 10.— The North Dakota Pharmaceutical association at ts convention in Loyal Knights' ball, .vent on record as being opposed to the «resent permit laws of the state, which »laces the granting of a permit to sell ntoxicating liquors in the hands of he district judges. The question came up during a dis cussion as to what legislation the as sociation would ask its legislative com mittee to look alter at the coming ses sion of the state legislature next win ter. It was stated that the present law is unjust and discriminating, in that it placed alcohol and other spirits which ire used as medicines ill a class by themsel v« s. Almost as so,hi as the meeting was ailed io order this morning twenty •ieven applications for membership were read and referred to the eolnmit tee on membership and were reported >n favorably this afternoon. The election of officers took place at the meeting this morning' and the offl "ers are as l'i«Hows: President —A. It. Hell. Devils Lake. First Vice President -II. It. Strehlow, . 'asselton. Second Vice President—A. S. Sigurd son. Valley City Secretary-Treasurer— W. S. Parker, Lisbon. Local Secretary -Robert MeGrath, Grand Forks. Place of Meeting 1911 -Grand Forks. Time of Meeting First Tuesday of July. 1911. Grand Forks was chosen as the next place of meeting, there was no opposi tion. HOLDS HIS OWN. Mayor Gaynor Is in No Immediate Danger. New York, Aug. 10 - Mayor Gaynor continues to hold his own this after noon and while his physicians have not pronounced him out of danger, they hope an operation to remove two frag ments of bullets may be unnecessary. The mayor has been active in police reform. James J. Gallagher, the dis charged dock employe, who shot the mayor, has been placed under constant guard. Fearing he may attempt sui cide, his belt and suspenders have been taken from him and he is denied the use of a knife and fork, being fed with a spoon. An encouraging symptom displayed by the stricken executive was the de velopment of a pronounced appetite. The nourishment mentioned in the of ficial bulletin was chicken broth. The patient had some difficulty in swal lowing the broth, owing to the soreness of the muscles. One of the first announcements made oy tile physicians today was that a consultation of all physicians would be held this morning win n it would be de cided whether an operation would be performed to remove the bullet. The X-Ray photographs last night showed that the bullet had sj> 1 i t just after it entered the head. The mayor's physi cians showed by their course htrough the night that they considered him in no immediate danger. Police Strike Sympathizers. Columbus. < ).. Aug. 10.—The fear of more serious trouble tonight in the street car strike here is openly- ex pressed today- in spite of the fact that Mayor Marshall says he can control the situation. The 200 special police sworn in to take the pTîîve of 3,000 sol diers who have left here, are declared ;to sympathize with the striking union street car men and many business men declare that they are utterly unable to cope with the strike sympathizers who bombard the cars with stones and bad eggs. Indians on Stand. McAlester. Okla., Aug. 10.—Little, if any evidence bearing directly on the Gore bribery charges was heard today by the congressional committee inves tigating the Indian land affairs. Many Indians who were summoned to testify concerning their attitude toward the McMurray cantracts repeated the tes timony of previous witnesses that they signed the contracts agreeing on a ten per cent attorney's fee because they were impatient at the delay of the gov ernment in selling their lands. No Immediate Break. Rome. Aug. 10.—Cardinal Merry Del Val. papal secretary of state, remains iat his summer villa on Monte-Mario. (His absence from Rome was construed |as indicating that no immediate de velopments bearing on the strained re jlations between the Vatican and Spain iwere expected. It was learned that ithe attitude of the holy see is un* changed. Indict an Employe. Chicago, Aug. 11.—Thomas G. Lee o f the dressed beef department of Ar mour & Co., was indicted today on a (charge of perjury by the grand jury (Which is investigating the alleged com bination of packers. Stole Confiscated Beer, Linton, Ind.. Aug. 10.—Thieves broke ,into the jail here last night and stole twelve barrels of bottled beer, which had been confiscated by the city au thorities in a blind tiger raid. WILL FIGHT FIRES "OREST SERVICE TSKS FOR TROOPS FROM THE WAR DEPARTMENT. TAKE TURN FOR WORSE Hot, Dry Weather Responsible for Fiercer Outburst of Flames— Small Fires in the National Park Under Way. Washington, 1). C., Aug. 11.—The for ?st service has called on the war de partment for aid to light the forest lires in Montana. General Leanord Wood chief of staff of the army, has lirected that a battalion of the Four teenth infantry', now taking part in maneuvers at Amern an Lake camp. Ore., be immediately ordered to Mis soula for work. Unite Fish, Mont., Aug. 11. -Forest lires in the Lally Lake region have taken a serious turn and now arc burning more fiercely than ever after three days' of hot, dry weather. The smoke has been so thick that it com pletely obscured sun. Livingston. Mont., Aug. 11. -The re port that disastrous forest tires were burning in the National Park has been thoroughly investigated! and it is learned that no fires of serious char acter are raging. Several small tires have been under way- far from the route taken by transportation com panies. These are now al! under con trol. The fires are believed to have been started by lightning. The gam> is being driven into the valley's be low the lire region, the animals ap parently losing their fear of man. Washington, Aug. 11.— Serious l'oresl fires are raging on the Flathead Indian reservation in Montana and the situa tion of the ('oner de 'Alene national forest in Idaho continues extremely critical. A telegram received today by Acting Secretary Pierce of the in terior department from Superintend ent Morgan of the Flathead Indian reservation reported that seven dis tinct fires were burning beyond con trol. The war department ordere«/ troops to his aid. THREE MEN KILLED. Ead Wreck in Minnesota Ruins Much Merchandise. Krskine, Minn.. Aug. 11.—A very bac wreck occurred on the Great Xorthern one mile from Krskine last night ii which three men lost their lives and an immense quantity of merchandise was practically ruined. The train was west bound and in i< were sixteen cars of merchandise for points in western North Dakota. Tin accident was caused by a I;inked rail which caused the tearing up of seven teen full rails and a long stri tcli of track. Two of the dead men are strangers and supposed to be itiner ants. 'flic third is thought to be Henry Buelow of Krskine who sustained bu<i scalp wounds. Late ihis afternoon the track was not clear and a transfer system was being used for passenger trains. It was the worst wreck on the Great Xorthein in northern Minne-ota ii years. Steamer Gets Si.okers. Southampton, Kng., At:;. 11. -Tilt steamer Adratie sailed for Yew York punctually, somewhat to to • surpris« of the striking firemen, who were com fuient that the company would ^«e un able to secure stokers. The Whit«« Star line officials used bit of strategy. « «(lice ch-rks and other shore employes were put ahoc «1 tin ship to help get up steam, after which the Adriati«' gently dropped do\-n III«: Solent and picked up 100 lireme \ win: had been held in waiting off the sie of Wight. Tin? stoke-hole complement was thus made complete and the steamer proceeded under normal conditions. Since the strike begain on Mondty, when the men demanded an increase <jf wages, up to the hour ««f sailing today, the White Star piers wer« guarded by a large police force, but there was no trouble. Mine Workers in Convention. Indianapolis, Ind., Aug. 11.—Near'.;, 1,000 delegates are in Indianapolis to day ready for the opening of the special convention of United Min« Workers, called by President Thomas L. Lewis, principally to discuss wage contracts and the strike situation in various districts. Xo mention is made specifically in tile call of the convention of dissen skms in national order, but one clause states one object of the convention is "to take such action as is necessary to rcepiire the officers and members of the United Mine Workers to respect and comply with the authority of the international executive board." Convict Recaptured. Bismarck, N. D., Aug, 11.—J. Jerome, a convict at the state penitentiary, sentenced to two years and nine months from Bottineau county for bur glary, maile Iiis escape from the pen last night. He was captured a few hours later by Officer Buck. The offi cer found Jerome perched in a tree a mile from the penitentiary. Jerome mate his escape from the guards while coming from the hayfield with a number of other convicts who had been at work.