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O. A. DAHL, Publisher. EKALAKA, MONTANA (KKIKItRKItltKKXItKKItKmitRltKI^ NEWS AND AND NOTES THERE. HERE I PERSONAL ÄND POLITICAL * S Other Matters of Interest Con- * H densed From th# More 31 J! Important Telegrams. j| Washington. Vhe government's official "trust buster" W. S. Kenyon, tho assistant j to (lie attorney general, left here Sun j »lay for Chicago to resume charge o> ; (he case against so-called trusts. Modesto Harrios and Sebastian Salinas, special ambassadors of the Madriz faction in Nicaragua, laid an official call at the state department and presented their credentials. Tiiroe letters in Spanish addressed to Secretary Knox were also present ed. These were turned over to trans lators. The contents are not known. General Sebastian Salinas ami Dr Modest;« Barrios. representatives iit-re of the Madriz faction in Nicara gua. had an interview at the state de partaient with Huntington Wilson ifting secretary of state. They pie S' Htcd a formal representation which if accepted v.otild, in tiieir opinion bring about a settlement of ihe trou hies in the Central American republic More regiments of infantry, a gen eral service corps and a system of re "renient lor aged employes of the -i.r department are the recommenda %"ms to the adjutant gen- ;ai by l'.rig a.'ier General C. !.. Hodge, command ; iig the department oi' r»ai:o!;-. Troops returning from the tropic- should î:ave a; least ftv.tr years in tais coun try to recuperate. General Hodges says, and he believes there is no probability thai it .."il; ••<- , osMble uti les:; the infantry is increased. i ernian heaith ursuing com mi invasion oi Foreign. r.'c Austrian and ( administrations are i mon measures a-.aim ! Russian dialer; . Medical agents from both gowi'iiucnis stationed in Rus:;ia report the scarcity of physi cia ns. •\ catcli-a.-'-catch-can wrestling ni; tcii for SI."fie a side was contested at a London m :ric hall between the Amciica" wrestler. Dr. B. F. Rol let and G;. ma. the champion of India. Gama won the fiist fall in 1: 4<t and the second fall in h:n[i. winning the match. The suggestion of a new treaty be tween tlie I nited States and Canada, and the establishment of a joint tribunal in tin nature of an interna tional traffic commission as the means of eifiective control of through railroad traffic between the two coun tries. was made ai ;t conference in New York. The Chinese government lias de- ! ided to employ no foreign diplomatic j adviser for the future, a decision I which lias come as a surprise and to some extent a disappointment to the foreign communities of the far east, '('lie YVai Wu Pu. the foreign govern ing board, will depend in the future on the \ iews and opinions which are held regarding foreign affairs by those of its own people who have had long ex perience in the diplomatie and consu lar services abroad. General. Automobiles will be fifty per cent cheaper next spring. I nsold thous ands are being stored away by manu facturer:' to prevent the public from realizing the true conditions of the market. Thousands of 1P10 models will be dumped on tlie market next year as models, of 1911, and at one half the present prices. Several of the largest automobile manufacturers are laying off men in all directions; two or three factories already closed. Many dealers who started in last .spring when the boom was on. are now out of business. Secretary Gallinger favor the lid on coal lands in Alaska Policemen of Columbus. O. on strike in sympathy with street, car men. Kallinger reached Portland and re ceived calls from prominent republi cans. The International Typographical Union will meet next year in San Francisco. Senator Aldrich replied to tin charges made against him by Senator Bristow of Kansas. In their state convention Oklahoma j democrats endorsed the administra- : tion of Governor Haskell. Representatives of the Madriz fac tion in Nicaragua called on the state department at Washington. opening •lit i ; j j The corn crop of the eounttry I? not tip to the ten-year average. The standpatters were badly defeat ed by the insurgents in Kansas. Postmaster General Hitchcock is cutting down the deficit in his depart ment. There is fear of loss of life in the forest tires of Idaho. Republicans sec a chance to make a showing in Texas this fall. The mayor of El Paso. Tex., was killed by a falling wall during a fire. Uncle Joe Cannon says he will r gain be a candidate for the speaker ship. Exposition buildings at Brussels burned, entailing a loss of $(>.000,000 to $10.000.000. Joseph Wendling, alleged slayer of Alma Keiner, reached Denver on his way to Louisville. President Taft is to get rid of his political Jonahs, beginning with Bal linger September 10. Major J. E. Hanson, aged 7". presi dent of the Central of Georgia rail road. is critically ill. Congressman Carter gave important i testimony before the congressional committee at McAlester. The papal nuncio at the Spanish court has been warned to make ready to depart on short notice. Gieat Britain's new battleship, the Lion, is to be the biggest and fastest naval lighter in the world. If Mayor Gay lit» r recovers lie will probably be the democratic nominee for governor of New York. Claude A. Swanson has been ap pointed U. 8. Senator from Virginia in place of Daniels, deceased. Serious floods continue throughout Japan. Thousands of houses are sub merged and many lives were lost. One of the first duties of the United States supreme court will be to pass on the Kansas bank guaranty law. Secretaries Wickershani and Nagel are keeping out of the Alaska quarrel while visiting the territory, j Serious floods continue throughout | Japan. Thousands of houses are sub- ! merged and many lives have been lost. The establishment of a national home for the deaf at Colorado Springs was urged at the world's congress of the deaf held there. The prohibitionists opened their campaign at Liberty. Mo., in the in terest of the state-wide prohibition constitutional amendment. The funeral of Bishop Dunne of Dal las. Tex., who died at Green Bay. Wis., was held at Chicago in the Church of the Immaculate Conception. An army paymaster's safe contain ing $ii,ü0o was stolen from the maneu ver camp at Pole mountain, twenty live miles west of Cheyenne. Fritz Mergenthaler, son of the in ventor of the linotype machine, was killed at Cape May, N. J.. when an express train ran into his automobile The Carriage Manufacturers' asso ciation of the United States in session at Louisville resolved to advance the price ol vehicles for the season ot 1911. The Nebraska State board of ecpiali station told Omaha bankers they can not deduct $1.211 .."i:.'1 full value from assessed value of capital stock on ac count of prospective bad loans. Acting Secretary Pierre of the in terior department appointed a com mission to determine the competency of Indian allottees, on the Santee in • lian reservation in Nebraska. John Wilson, jr.. long absent Iroin iiis home in Johnson county, Nebr. A 'turned and established his identity as right to the $30,000 estate left by his father, who died five years ago. American trade with Japan may bf seriously affected, in part at least when the duties in the new Japanese tariff law will go into effect. This tear was expressed in a statement by the state department. Four persons were killed and three wore seriously injured when a soutl. the Lake, struck an one mill. •deral com the inter bound passenger train on I-fie & Western railroad automobile at a crossing east of Rochester,'Indiana The establishment of a fi mission, tin the order of state commerce commission, for the control ol Alaska was adopted by Jacob U. Schiff, the New York bank er, who has just returned from a tout of the territory. Mrs. Judith Ellon Horton Foster. noted throughout the country us a temper ance lecturer and writer and } advocate of missions and philanthro- | pliy. died in Garfield hospital in Washington The Pan-American congress lias un inimoiisly approved a new conven tion obligating the republics of Amer ica to submit to arbitration all pe uniary claims they are unable to set tle amicably through diplomatic chan nels. j : Personal. Nebraska was well represented the Knight Templar conclave i Chicago. ; The police of Cleveland, Ohio, convinced that Lawyer Rice was b-d by thieves. John 1). G riffln, one of the best known comedians on the stage, for years a favorite in vaudeville, died in a re kil 'rovidence GIFT OF VIRGINIA STATUE OF GEORGE WASHING TON IS PRESENTED TO THE FRENCH REPUBLIC. NOTABLE PRESENTATION State of Virginia Is the Donor and James Mann, Chairman of Com mission. Makes Brilliant Speech. Versailles, France, Aug. 18.—In Xa oleon hall of the chateau of Versailles in the presence of the French minister >f war. General Grim: the French am bassador to tlv I'nitcd States, M Jos serand. and his wife; and the Ameri can ambassador. Uoi>ort IJacon, and Mrs. Bacon, (ho bren/.c copy of Ilou lon's celebrated statue of Washington in the state bouse at Richmond. Va., presented by the state of Virginia to tlie French repuidic. w;.s today dedi cated. Among those present were; Tlie .Marquis do Lafayette, member of the Kreuch mission which presented to America the statia- of Rocliambeaii, low at Washington, ami former United States Senator Nathan It. Scott of West Virginia. General I'.ren. who pre sided. spoke of the statue as the great est work of the mvatt si French sculp ter of the eighteenth century. Col. Mann, chairman of the Virginia delivered-»the speech of Stat- Senators Don P. W. King of Virginia also es mi behalf of the state lam 'liimi; sion. presentation. 1 lalsey and I nade addresse: if Virginia. 'Tlie grand -t name in all the history of America is that of Ceorge Washington and the history of II the nations gives us none that is grander." said James Mann, chairman o!" the Virgina commission, in the course of his address at Versailles to day in presenting to the people of i". allée on behalf of Virginia a bronze coi-y of Houden's statue of Washing ton. The original ■ the statue stands in i in- state eapitoi at llichmond. -Mr. .Mann recounted the splendid deeds oi the "lather of his country" ! n't n in war and in peace and paid tit ting tribute to tin illustrious French men who aided America in its struggle for libert\. "We i-.-i,;.mi.e he said, "that but for the aid always, f Franc« :ut W the r hUYi UV-1'S , 1-OlUr this in their lia; >f tin 11 as a f Tie '" tile nch ç et: i rv • • • ■ pti d ill behalf inient by AI. Pin ter -ign affairs. Asiatic Cholera in Italy. i'.ari. Italy. Aug. IS.—The latest re iort ot tile outbreak of the Asiatic •hop ra, which has begun in the prov liec of 1 !a ridelle. Puglie, shows that ■ here have been ill all thirtv-three leatbs. IS.—'The ,-anse of tile b ra which is now pro of tin towns and vil iviliee of I !a ridelle I'll« - n oîli 1 ially determined, igln is attributed to o • who have been wand t lie district, by others Itussians from Odessa, ■vho went to I : • ri to visit, the 'I their patron saint. Saint Xi I nd alterwards camped abou >! ovinia- sight seeing. Home. Aug. ■pideinie of ch. ■ iling in soni ages of the pr IS Ilot i>e me its u if tiypsii tii rough parts" of lie. In tri .•lies olas the Suffsrs Fractured Skull. Grafton. X l>.. Aug. is.—With his skull fractured by a blow from a pul ley, Pan .Me.Mahon, "0 years old, walk ed Irotn the seem- of the accident into the livery barn at which he was em plo> Cl of a 1 A su his h and later walked ■•a! physicial two iieal examination el near the right literally tion that up La 11 i Wash tin new park lighting oi ground followed sevi re removed. Me.Mahon reg i may reeovei in< m to the office ocks distant, showed that ar had been the opera tes of tin Forest Fires Shifted. -ton. 1). C„ Aug. is ~ \ew st lires in Oregon and Washington d forth today by the direction of war department a shifting of the ps now in tin.- northwest in order ■î ive tip- most service in lighting lires. Tin- forest lire situation in Glacier National Park in Montana, is well in hand, according to a telegram received today by Acting Secretary Pierce of the interior department from Chief < 'lerk IVker. who arrived in tin to assist in directing tin. le dailies. Business Says McMurray. Sulphur. Okla., Aug. IS.—J. F. Mc Murray, whose contracts with the In dians allowed him ten per cent attor ney's fees on the sale of $,:0,000,00 <J worth of land, is the subject of an in vestigation by congress, went on tin stand before the special congressional •ommittce today. McMurray described his contracts as a "plain businc.-s leal." Killed Wife With Hammer. Xashville. Tenu., Aug. is.— Philip Asliby last night sought the sheriff >f IJenton county to Camilen and con fessed to murdering his wife and burning the body with their home in this county. He says he brained his wife with a hammer, and claims he was demented at the time. Neighbors had believed his story that she was unable to esiupc from the burning house. SHERMAN NONCOMMITAL ROOSEVELT'S TURN DOWN CLOSED INCIDENT. NOT Convention Will Have Final Decision of Chairmanship and Griscom Will Finish Fight There. New York, Aug. 17.—There was a narked calm today over the troubled voters ol the republican political seas allowing the storm yesterday when the "old guard" in tlu- republican state ■ommittce voted down Theodore Roose elt s name for temporary chairman of he coming state convention. No one was prepared to say how hings would shape themselves in the lay's preliminary to the state conven ion where the delegates, after all will inally determine who shall be the tern, mrary presiding ottiecr. New \ i >rk County Chairman Griscom, vho presented Colonel Roosevelt's lame says the light will be carried to lie primaries and to the convention. I'everly. Mas-s., Aug. IT.—Vice Presi !ent Sherman arrived in lîeverly short y before noon today and proceeded at nice to the executive olliees where he lad a long conference with Secretary Vorton prior to going to P.urgess Point o spend the afternoon with the presi lent. i'he selection of Sherman as tempor try chairman of the New York repuhli iii convention and the defeat of Col ■m-l Roosevelt lent an added interest 0 the vice president's visit. Sherman, however, would not discuss 1 le N< w York situation in any way. ile indicated that there might be some, hing to talk about after his interview Nith President Taft but he doubted it CHILEAN PRESIDENT DEAD. Dies Unexpectedly in Bremen After Ar rival From United States. Tiremcn. Aus President Pedro • ity Tlu Montt last night was unexpected. death of in this He was when h< the heart and His wife was Ii was a few was preparing for In. seized with cramps o| lied almost instantly. with him at the time. minutes before 1J. Almost all of the members of the presidential party were still up, on gaged in conversation with Senor Jesa, secretary of the Chilean legation at Berlin and other attaches who had met the President and Mrs. Montt hi re on the arrival of the steamship Kaiser Wilhelm der Crosse from New York. As soon as it was seen that Senor .Monti's condition was serious a phy sician was summoned, but it was too late. President Montt passed awaj almost instantly. The body of Senor Monti has been embalmed and probably will be taken to the Catholic church of St. Johannes, where it will rest until its final dis position has been decided upon. Mem bers ol the late president's suite are of the opinion that the Chilean gov ernment will send a warship here t<; convey the remains back to i'hili. SUCCESSFUL FLIGHT. oincwlial and de li f Paris minute? for the Paris Interested In Long Distance Rae« of Aeroplanes. Paris. Aug. 17.—Half Paris forsook their beds last night and remained ir tile streets until morning to watch thf conclusion ot the great cross-country aviation race, which was won by Fa biane in a Hleriot monoplane. Auburn, also in a P>b riot, was seconi finishing twenty minutes behind itn winner, although his total time h completing the course was s longer. Lebrane left Arnims at 0 Si -elided at Issy in the suburbs one hour and twenty-eight later, making the total time miles of the entire flight eleven hours, titty-live minutes and fifty-nine seconds, an average of forty miles at; hour. <»n the field at Issy. where tin- avi ators finished 200,000 s|i< etators line gathered, the crowd including Princ Roland Honaparte, General Dalstein the military governor of Paris ant hundreds oT distinguished men antf women. Get Thirty Day's Grace. Washington, D. C„ Aug. 17.--Saloons and liquor interests affected by the re. cent order of the bureau of Indian af fairs, extending prohibition on ceded Indian lands in Minensota, have been given until < let. 15 to comply with its provisions. The original date M t for its enforcement was Sept. 15. The or di r gave rise to numerous protests, coupled with requests for its revoca tion ot- modification, and Acting Secre tary Pierce oi the interior department postponed tlie date of its operation. The order refers to lands adjacent to the Leech Lake and White Kartl reservations, forbidding the introduc tion of intoxicating liquors, in order to protect the Indians. The principal protests have been received fröre Moorread, Minn. Shot In Street Fight. Hot Springs, Ark., Aug, 17.—In a des pirate street battle between two al leged horse thieves and several sher iff's ollicers here today, George Chit wood. one of the thieves was instantly killed by a deputy sheriff and Sheriff 1 loupe was probably fatally wounded. Frost at Medora. Aledora. N. D„ Aug. 17.—A killing frost visited this section last night, do ing considerable damage to late con; and garden truck. Cool weather is pro. dieted for tonight again. AGAIN INC0NÏR0L ÜOLUMBUS. OHIO, PROTECTED FOR SECOND TIME BY STATE SOLDIERY. FIRE MUTINOUS POLICE Mo Serious Disorders Have Occurred Since Announcement of Return Was Made—Street Cars Are Now Running. Columbus, O., Aug. 1G.— The state fiouse yard holds many tents of pri vates of fho 1st regiment Cincinnati, •., national guard who arrived hero >arly today or. a cal! by CJovernor Harmon for strike duty. There has ■leen little rioting or serious disorder ■iinc" the announcement that the troops >\ould return to Columbus and the street cars are running on something ike schedule time. The militia is in absolute control of lie situation, although martial law ias not been proclaimed. The sol liers cook their meals on the state muse grounds. Director of Public Safety McCune -oil a y formally disc-barged tho, thirty lirec mutinous policemen who refus ed to go on the ears when ordered by Mayor Marshall. Adjutant General \\ eybrccht lias made a request for 61 HO,«00 to cover expenses. May Not Use Pass Books. \\ ashington. Aug. ltj.—Postmastei 'îeneral Hitchcock has received a re port that the committees on organiza tion of the postal savings bank sys tems are in lavor of the use of ccrtili ates of deposits instead of passbooks is previously decided upon by the coni inittce in framing its tentative plan. I he system proposed contemplates a mechanical method for keeping the records of the postal savings banks which would render unnecessary a <reat part of the bookkeeping that would be involved in the passbook system. Inder this plan every depositor of imounts from Si to will be given i certificate punehe,] in duplicate to show the amount of the deposit. He i\ill be required to sign this certili •ate in duplicate, the postmaster re taining one of the certificates. On tin back of this evidence of the deposit will be engraved interest computations ■showing exactly the amount of inter est due aL the end of any interest Deriod. Ballinger Defines Conservation. Klamath Falls. Ore., Aug. 16. —In a speech at a dinner given in his honor it Kagle Ilidgc yesterday, Secretary a the Interior lïallinger said that fi delity and economy in the conduct of business, and common sense in the handling of the country's resources, constituted conservation. Mr. Hallinger said in part : "Kver.v acre of agricultural land in he United State.- is bound to lie need ed to raise food products for oiu^ own people. The time is lure in this coun ry when we can skim the cream and gnore a system for making the best tse of everything w.- have. "While in the past we may have seemed wasteful, we have also been (regressive. The finie has now come ivhen wc have got to be economical, md we must use common sense in the landling of the resources we have, 1'hat is all there is in conservation." Roosevelt Turned Down. New York, Aug. 16.—Colonel Roosc r''It suffered sharp defeat in his lioun state today, when the republican state •onur.ittee by a vote of no to 15 re jected the resolution naming Iiis as temporary chairman of the republican state convention to be held at Sara toga on Sent. 27. Vice President Sherman was un animously chosen to act as temporary presiding ollleer of the convention. The "old guard" led by State Chair man Woodruff and "Win. Barnes, jr.. of Albany encompassed the defeat of Colonel Roosevelt, whom several of the state leaders charged with at tempting to dictate the fortunes of the republican party in the state. Crookston Man Suicides. Crookston, Minn., Aug. 10. —With tl/e ceiling of his bedroom spattered with his brains and pieces of his skull driv en into the ceiling and walls and scat tered about the floor, the dead body :>1' Arvid Peterson was found at his home last evening, two minutes after the report of a shot came from the house in front of which the father and wife of the dead man were standing. It was a plain case of suicide, the shot gun with which the deed had been committed, being found at bis side. He literally blew the whole top of his head a IT. Few Negro Delegates. Nashville, Tenn., Aug. 1G.—The re publican state convention will meet today to nominate a candidate for governor in opposition to Malcoin R. Patterson, the democratic nominee and to name a candidate for railroad com missioner for West Tennessee. The notable feature of tho convention is the scarcity of negroes as delegates. Struck by Lightning. Ardoeh, N. D.. Aug. 16.— While driv ing a coal wagon, two miles south of here tonight, Clarence Void,, employed with a threshing crew, was struck by lightning, being rendered unconscious. The team which Void was driving was killed outright.