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SENATOR B.K. WHEELER TO FACE
OUTSIDE JUDGE AT GREAT FALLS
Prajr Disqualifies Himself In Certificate Filed Friday Morn
ing; Trial Jurist Will Be Named By Gilbert; Case Due
In December
r •
(.real Falla, Saturday, Not. I.-
prcMi'lo
I »«rl.irmg himself unable to
•with absolute impartiality," in
forthcoming federal court action in
which United States Senator B. K.
will lie tried on the oharge
that he represented a client before a
federal department after hi« election
to the M-nate, Judge Charles N. ray
morning formally disqualified
the »rial. Judge Heo.
kl lîourqum took similar action ear
1? in SepternlMT when the Whcc er
c.Tî.e wu; t hen called.
Judge I'ray's action clear« away
1 vo months of speculation its to what
attitude would he and also makes
senator's 'rial to
some time m December.
cortificate and^hat file*
Bourquin wer« sent
Judg, William 1$. (filbert of tort
land, senior judge of the .circuit « <v r t
• f appeal», whose duty it will to to
judge to try the case. I he
opinion prevails in court circles that
the Portland judge will do this soon
•nough to bring Wheeler to trial at
the December term of court here.
In the formal language of «lisijuah
fication the certificate read« tlia the.
judge, "for good and sufficient rea
deem.i himself unable to pro-.
•idc m tho case with absolute impar
t iality."
In a fivmal «tatement issued irn-)
mediately after he ihad learned of his
indictment. Senator Wheeler wrote
lliat; ''ll' n' is an indictment brought
on a presentation by a Daugherty
(former attorney general) appointee
with (In* hope that it will Ik* tried he
(ore a judge who was also a recent
.election of Daugherty."
the
Whaler
Friday
fiorn hearing
hi
ihle for the
it po
lake place
Judge Pray 's
bv Judge
nam» a
aon.M,
Wheeler's
Senator
indictment
on
April 8 nf this year came as a cli
max to the long perhvd nf senatorial
inve ligations and for a time shifted
th,. iii«|i;i, itorial spotlight from the
national capi'nl to (Jreat Falls. I'he
grand jury which returrn-d the indict
ment deliberated and heard evidence
for several d:
ys, presented by Unit
District Attorney John L.
Briefly, the grand jurors,
In an indictment containing three
countcharged that:
Senator Wheeler on January, 1925,
o the senate and
he look his scat on March 4,
agreed to accept from Gordon
cd Slates
after his election t
Ik fore
1925,
( impbell, discoverer of the Sunbursi
Kevin field, and his
large stun
In- rendered
isKociates,
f money for service» to
in relation to proce-ding»
to which the government
t\, to determine the validity and pri
ority of «ix oil
a
was a par
arid gas permits.
I'here after, it was charged, on Janu
my 10, 1925, Wheeler received $2,000
from Campbell a» a fee for
•eating the Campbell interests
on February 16 of the same year rc
ceived another $2,000 with the game
pur|>o«e in view.
Tlw charges against the junior Sen
ator precipitated a storm of partisan
•saartion «that Whoder had been
"framed" and within a few day« nf
k«r tlw Indictment was returned, the
•enat,; adopted a resolution authoriz
ing a committee to investigato the
facia in relation to the indictment
turned against <aio of it» memliers.
Kanalor William K. Borah wa» namad
ahairman and after hearing testimony
from nearly a «coro of witnesses, tko
•ormnitt- a found that ttioro
basis for the indictment,
wan a< (opted by the senate.
Til«' indictment also furnished fuel
for tin- Son»lor Whoolor'a campaign
for Uw vice, presidency on tho Inde
liendcnt ticket and on several ocen
»ions during the campaign ho charg
•1 that the f<\rmer attorney general,
ttaugherty of Ohio, laid been instni
mental in returning the indictment.
W heeler also charged that the repub
lican national committee hud sent
one of it« employes to Montana to get
affidavits «gainst Wheel
Shortly before the September tc
of federal court in Great Falls
aeries «f charges and counter chi
were passed Ix-twer-n
District Attorney Slattc-ry.
charged that
made to hall
bringing him to trial,
«•d that In
so repre
und
re
wa» no
It» roport
er.
rm
a
irges
and
Wheeler
Wheeler
an attempt
was being
campaigning by
repeatedly stat
V ra U\ go to trial.
. Lit.lory dm ml Lhut the cane wan lak
tug anything but the routine'
dure.
his
proa*
Wheeler Filed Demurrer
On th - day prior to tho calling of
th,. calendar for (he Great Falls term
«•f United States district court coun
M-l for Wheeler declared that Wheel
er wa willing to go to trial at any
time but when the ea«o came liefere
Jpdgo Bourquin, counsel for Wheeler
tiled a demurrer which contended that
the indictment
' De cause of action. That de
murrer will have to lie acted upon by
the judge «elected to try tho case,
for Judge Bourquin di»quulifled hlm
•e! f a» aoon a» tho demurrer
was not sufficient to
wa»
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TURKEYS

Mandan Your Nearest Market—Lowest Possible Charge«
Iuvctrfigalr the uuUtcr of expreaa ratea mmJ y» u wM had
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VIANDAN CREAMERY & PRODUCE CO., Mandan. N.
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raad.
The Wheeler case may lw one of
the* first tried at the December term
of court here. Judge Bourquin, who
Bitting on the circuit colirt of
i a now
appétit in Sm Francisco, Will pro
aide in place of Judge Uray. Judge
I'ray, however, will expedite matter«
|,y having a jury re^idy "('•r Judge
Bourquin and because there are only
n few cases to be heard next month
j( is probable »hut some action in the
Wheeler caw will he taken shortly
after the court convenes,
V F A K'S CONSI1 MITK)N
oF ('OlTKU INCREASES
-
^ew York, Nov, 10.— Domestic do-!
liveries of copper in the first nine
months this year were placed at 1,
if,6,000,000 pound» by the Copper and
j{ rusN Research association. r Hie
y,. ar ' fl consumption is expected to
r( ., ic h 1,000,000,000 pounds exclusive
() f scrap, compared with 1,407,000,000
pounds in 1921.
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DISAGREEAIII. F WEATHER IHN
DURS RAPID MARKETING OF
DRAIN CROP.
.—.
Poplar, Nov, 9.— It is estimated by
men in a position to know, that the
wheat crop market in Poplar
fall will lx* lose to one million bush
els.
At I he Imperial elevator, man
aged by A. M. Marquardt, 250,000
bushels of wheat have already been
marketed, and Mr. Marquardt esti
mates that not more than half the
grain which will come to the elevat
or this fall has been hauled.
At the Occident elevator 40,000
bushels have I »eon marketed, and the
manager, C. K. Jerome, also esti
mates that not more than half
grain which tho elevator will receive
has come in from the farms. 'I'he
Fquity elevator, with 85,000 bushels
of grain t<\ its credit, and tho City
Flour & Grain company with 65,000
bushel« already in, complete the list
nf Poplar elevator», and their respec
tive manager», l/oe M. Tinker and
Waller Blair, ligure that not morel
than one third of the grain which,
will Ik* marketed this fall is already
lb
in.
'I'he present disagreeable
weal.be 1
ha lowed up somewhat the hauling
of grain, which threatened toH
in faster than it could he handled.
corn«
DANIELS VOTES
CONTINUANCE OF
COUNTY AGENT
PROl'OSITION CARRIES HY 285
TO 119—COMMISSIONERS TO
APPROVE BUDGET.
Scobey, Nov. 10,—The majority of
the taxpayer« of Daniels county are
In favor of the continuation of the
agricultural work, according to the
recent poll taken in the county, un
der tho direction of the county hoard
of commissioner«. The poll which
was taken by mail gave every tax
payer an opportunity to express his
preference in regard to tho continu
ing of this work. Tabulation of re
sults «how that extension work i«
favored by virtually thr<e times
registered
UK
many people as
lion.
opposi
Dut of a total of 404 ballot«
returned to (he clerk and recorder's
oMicc, 285 approved _
Willi Hin; majority the budget, for
agricultu ral
doubt he
of the work.
extension work will
signed by the board of corn
mi loners in their
Agricultural extension
no
next meeting,
started in Daniels county in 1922
with A. W. Ward, the present county
agent, in charge. Wiliilr- there has
been no strong opposition to its con
tinuation it i« gratifying to the
friends of extension work to find
overwhelming
payers in favor of its continuance*.
an
majority of the tax
TEXAS WOOL BRINGS
NEW RECORD PRICK
Sun Angelo, Texas, Nov. 10.—In
the final sale of uhort fall wool in
I ('xus this season, the West Texas
Wool and Mohair association _
Mr-rtson Saturday received 57*4 cents
per pound for 55,000 pound«
choir# fleeces and 55*4
pound for 65,000 pounds
at
of
«*nt» per
of other
wool placed on »ale. Thia is the high
est price paid for wool in Texas ainoe
Vtiy, when rent* wu paid.
METALS MINE TAX
GOES OVER wrm
10,000 MAJORITY
HHena, Nnv. 8. Complete returns
f rom 1495 of the Bute's 1 ,555 pro
c | nc t„ tonight gave John A. Matthew«
democratic candidate for associate
j UH tioe of the supreme court a lead
of sf;î> voU , H over j,j„ rop U l,|i oun ofh
j, on ,. n t Miles Cavanaugh. A rnajori
Jy 0 |> mor ,. t.ltixri 10,000 votes was re
corded for the proposed initiative for
a gross proceed« metal mine« tax
with returns rom 1,192 precincts In
40 counties, the returns gave:
Matthew« 09.777; Cavanaugh OH,*
908 . Matthew«' plurality 869.
Metals mint; tax; For 01,529;
against 51,228. Majority 10,501.
The 58 precincts missing In the Mai
thevvs-Cuvutuiugh race were scattered
| n a score of counties about evenly
divided between the two candidates,
making ibis election virtually asured.
The nine countie« remaining to report
on the mine« tax are c1a««ified as
agricultural in which tho measure is
(receiving a commanding majority,
The vote for governor totalled 166,
485; for president. The gubernatori
^ ul vote was divided as follow«:
Erickson (D) 86,595; Dixon (R)
i 71,766; Edward» (FL) 7,847;
( th< whom (S) 276.
I Senator Walsh, democrat hud a
plurality of more than 16,000 for re
j election over Frank IJndorman
(publican winner over l«aFolletto* by
more than 14,800 votes while J. K.
, Erickson lead (îovernor Dixon 14,900,
, Other state contests
j changed.
I*'» few I Return« Dive Metal« Mine Tax
a Good Majority—Outlying Pre
cinct« Swell the Number.
Mat -
re
remained
Witili the exceptiez of con
un
gresman who had a plurality of 18,
000 for re-election republican candi
dates were leading for other officc-s
by pluralities of from 9,000 to 29,000
votes.
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He gave up cam
paigning for hi» election «« Gov
ernor of West Virginia, to take
over the full dutien of the late
Secy. Wallace.
Fast Worker
Smiling Gent (at door);
your husband play golf?
Housewife: "Yes.
Smiling (fi-rit; (still smiling):
"Then sign your name on this line.
You have plenty of time to read these
48 volumes which wo an- now offer
ing in Oxford binding at $19.50.
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I shall not pas« this way again,
• So it's no matter what 1 do;
I'll mess the pasture, spoil tho track,
I do not care a hang for you.
With broken bottles, empty tins.
I'll strew the road you've got to
take;
I »hall not pa«« this way again,
I do not cure what mesa I make.
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HAVING DECIDED TO QUIT FARMING. I WILL SÉLL AT PUBLIC AUCTION AT MY PLACE,
5 MILES STRAIGHT NORTH OF DOOLEY, THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED PERSONAL PRO
PERTY, ON:
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Novemb'r
.
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HORSES! Machinery!
1 SPAN WHITE MULES
1 BAY MARE, 12 YRS. OLD, WEIGHT 1400
1 BAY HORSE. 6 YEARS OLD, WEIGHT 1400
1 GRAY HORSE, 6 YRS. OLD, WEIGHT 1500
1 McCormick Binder
1 Kentucky Drill
1 John Deere Gang Plow, 13 inch
1 John Deere Sulky Plow, with breaker bottom and
16-inch stubble bottom
1 Iron Lever Drag
1 Emerson Disc, 10 ft.
1 Wagon With Box 1 Iron Truck with Hay Rack
1 McCormick Hay Rake
And Household Goods and other articles too num
erous to mention.
4 SETS HARNESS
1 1918 Model Buick Four
Automobile
1 Light Bob Sleigh
SALE STARTS AT 1 O'CLOCK SHARP
FREE LUNCH AT NOON
Terms of Sale:
All sium under $10.00 cash, on sums over that amount time will be given
on good bankable paper until Oct. 1st, 1925, at 10 per cent interest. 5
per cent will be allowed for cash over $10.00.
OLE KRAAKMO
OWNER
COL HYDE AUCTIONEER
GEO. EPLER, CLERK

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