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Curtain For First Performance Will
Go TJp At The Brinkman
Theatre at 7:30
Cover the Time of the Annual Track
Meet With Harvard, Which is
won "For Old Eli"
Will Be Thrown on The Screen Be
tween Acts.Second Per
formance Saturday.
WhoHigh school students and
WhatWill present "For Old Eli".
WhereAt the Brinkman theatre.
WhenFriday and Saturday eve
WhyTo reduce the "Chippewa"
TimePromptly at 7:30.
SeatsAre not reserved.
Moving PicturesShown between
After the dress rehearsal of "For
Old Eli" held at the Brinkman thea
tre yesterday afternoon, the coaches
pronounced the play ac
ready for the
first presentation this evening.
Weeks of drill have finally made a co
operating cast that is ready to work
together in a finished production.
Doors will be opened at the theatre
at 7 m. this evening and the show
will start promptly at 7-30. There
are four acts and it is estimated that
it will take about two hours and a
half to produce the play. In order
that the waits between acts will not
be considered long, Mr. Brinkman
has arranged to throw several mov
ing pictures on the screen.
The play calls for special costumes
and for the most part they have been
furnished by Bemidji business houses.
-he suits for the girls have been
loaned by tne Berman Emporium,
the hats have come from the Hen
rionnet millinery parlors, and the
boys' outflttings from Schneider's
store Carpenters in the high school
manual training classes have made
special scenery which will reproduce
detail the scenes at Yale Univer
Football college plajs were the
first to appear, then baseball was
dramatized but the play tonight
deals with the track team of Yale
in the annual Yale-Harvard meet.
Track work occupies a more promin
ent place in the campus life of East
ern colleges than Western but the
interest is gradually moving west
and the scenes tonight will give an
accurate portrayal of the excitement
at Yale when the big meet is "pull
ed off" in May.
Walker, captain of the Yale track
team, is down in his subjects and
must cram in order to be eligible for
the meet. While trying to grasp the
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Hlstorlal Society,
philosophy of Hume, Walker and
Professor Allbright are interrupted
by a group of girls who have come to
make an informal call.
The day of the meet finally comes
but much to the sorrow of the men of
Old Eli when it is found that Carson,
the man on whom the meet depends,
was intoxicated the night before and
it is feared that he has gone stale.
To add to the misery of the occasion,
Captain Walker sprains his ankle by
stepping into a starting hole and is
unable to run his race. He calls for
a volunteer and Carsonbut it is
bad policy to tell a!1
that one knows.
There is the usual love plot running
through the story.
Following is an outline of the
scenes and the characters in the or
der in which they will appear on the
Act. I.
Sitting room of Walker, Carson
and Ludlow, Vanderbilt Hall Yale
University. Two days before the
Yale-Harvard track meet.
Act. II.
The famous Yale fence in front of
Vanderbilt Hall, Yale University.
Twilight of the evening before the
Yale-Harvard track meet.
Act III.
Dressing room of the Yale track
team during the Yale-Harvard track
Act IV.
Library and den of Alice Fair
field's home. The evening following
the Yale-Harvard track meet.
The placeNew Haven, Conn.
The timePresent.
Charley Walker, captain of Yale
track team A. E. Nelson
Dick Carson, Walker's room-mate
Alfred Neuman
"Artie" Armstrong .James Malone
"Beef" Campbell W. Z. Robinson
"Bill Baily Mayne Stanton
Assistant Professor Allbright.
Hiram Simons, Jr.
Jack Ludlow, a Freshman room
mate of Walker and Carson. E. W. Carson
Alice Fairfield, Ludlow's cousin.
Gladys Stanton
Edith Van Norton Edith Ryan
Mary Calderwood. .Dorothy Torrance
Gwen Hardy Mrs. A. E Nelson
Mrs Fairfield, Alice's mother
Flora Todd
Helen Beckwith, friend of Alice.
Vera Backus
"Bud" Turner Wilbur Lycan
"Spud" Foster Leon Battles
"Skinny" Allison .Delbert Elletson
"Andy" Anderson George Graham
Jim Dwight Orville Titus
To McCoy Claude Mclver
Ted Jones Alex Cameron
"Ollie" Olcott Harold Hayner
Mike McCarty, the Yale trainer.
Earl Riley
"Sport" Hendricks, A "Mucker".
A. Bailey
Students, swipes, etc., etc.
Winona, Nov. 22.Although the
postal inspectors who worked up the
case which brought about the indict
ment of the publishers of Jim Jam
Jems, a monthly publication, on
twenty-six counts at Fargo recently,
were in Winona yesterday when the
federal grand jury convened, it is
understood that the case received no
further consideration. News dealers
will not be prosecuted unless the edi
tors go free at their North Dakota
4^ $ "C
High School Juniors and Freshmen
To Entertain In Auditorium
Wednesday Afternoon.
Next Wednesday the Junior-Fresh
man Literary society will give a
Thanksgiving program in the High
school auditorium. A great deal of
rivalry has sprung up between the
two literary societies and both socie
ties are trying to outclass the other
in the quality of the programs. The
last program given by the Senior
Sophomore society was the best of
the year. The juniors and freshmen
are determined to put on abetter pro
gram next Wednesday than has yet
been produced by either society. The
feature of the coming program is a
farce by members of the society. The
program will be as follows:
1Piano solo Edna Anderson
2Song"Water Lilies"
Seventh Grade Glee club.
3Farce"Wooing Under Difficul-
Marie Cahill Mrs. Hill
Raymond Lord Mr. Hill
Claude Bailey Henry
Max Bell Mr. Worthington
Alice Neely Kitty
Fred Cutter Frederick St. Paul
Alice Hulett Mathilda
4Talk by Geo. Morrison
5Recitation"Hiram Foster's
Thanksgiving Turkey"
Emma Klein
6Song"O, Wert Thou in the
Cauld Blast"
High School Girls Glee club
New York, Nov. 22.After a de
lay of many months, Charles Hiram
Hyde, forme" city chamberlain, is to
bo called to the bar to answer for
the part he is alleged to have pjayed
in the great scandal involving the
heads of the Carnegie Trust company,
the Joseph G. Robin banking enter
prises and the New York political
machine. Hyde is under an indict
ment charging that he accepted a
biibu and forced Joseph G. Robin,
formerly head of the Northern bank,
to aid Joseph B. Reichmann, presi
dent o: the Carnegie Trust company,
and William J. Cummins, executive
chairman of the same bank, by mak
ing fhem a loan of $100,000 when
Robin had stated that to do so meant
ruin to his bank. The work of se
lecting a jury has commenced in the
criminal branch of the supreme court
and it is expected to have everything
in readiness to begin the Hyde trial
before Justice Goff the first of theof
The former city chamberlain was
indicted chiefly on the tesimony of
Robin. According to Robin, Hyde
told him that if he would come
through with a loan to the then tot
tering Carnegie Trust cjmpany, he,
Hyde, would see that the municiapl
deposits were increased in Robin's
Northern bank. If Robin had refus
ed, according to his story, he was
threatened with having the city
money then in his bank withdrawn.
The bank was in no condition to
stand such withdrawals, and he had
to accede to Hyde's demands, Robin
Hyde's affiliation with Mayor Gay
nor, whose administration of the
city's affairs is very unpopular in
Contlnwr on Page 4)
The Water Is Cold In November
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Austria Advancing
By United Press.
Berlin, Nor 22. Ihat Austria
has begun a most extensive ini'Uary
movement was asserted this after
noon by the Mux ich Gazette The
Gazette declared that i'o authority
was indisputab e.
the Austrian y.ar minibtry has or
dered the mobilization of the first
three classes of Austrian reserve?.
Great activity pievalls at all Aus
trian iailToad rcnferi.
The Ottoman government has re
jected terms offered by allies and Na
zim Pasha has been ordered to con
tinue fighting.
Sofia reports say allies' peace
terms are neither harsh nor uncom
promising but Turkish grand vizier
declares they are impossible, be
cause they include surrender of Ad
rianople, Scutari, Janina and Tcha
taija lines.
Reports of Turkish victories at
Tchtatalja forts declared by corres
pondents to be exaggerat?d, although
it is admitted that the Bulgarians
have drawn their lines iarther back.
Lieutenant Wagener reports stories
of incredible cruelties said to have
been practiced by Servians on Al
banian prisoners.
Cholera rapidly making the posi
tions of both armies at Tchatalja
lines untenable.
Ghastly stories of the terrible con
ditions in Turkish cholera-infected
camps near Constantinople are sent
by Associated Press correspondents.
Unconfirmed report says Bulgarian
torpedo boats have blown up a Tur
kish cruiser.
UntflM a. m. this moriiing, a rec
ord breaking number of Red Lake In
dians sat in council with Congress
man Steenerson while matters of gen
eral interest to the Chippewa Indians
and of especial interest to the Red
Lake band were discussed. Congress
man Steenerson and "Chief" Dick
ens came down from Red Lake this
morning and reported that more In
dians attended the council than any
other council ever held in the his
tory of the reservation.
The meeting of the Indians was
called at the request of Congressman
Steenerson to talk over the matter of
the handling of the Indian timber,
drainage of the lands at the outlet
the Red Lakes, payments, etc. Mr.
Dickens said that although there was
some friction manifested at tne start
of the meeting it had disappeared be
fore the session was over and harm
ony prevailed.
A regular annuity payment of $75
is being distributed to the Indians
this week. This is the first payment
in about one year and as the last one
was a small one the Indians are busy
settling up old accounts. The pay
ments of $75 per capita are general
to every Chippewa Indian in Minne
sota, the money being drawn as infor
terest on the Chippewa general fund.
About $110,000 was distributed at
the agency this week.
Owing to the late hour at which
the council adjourned, Congressman
Steenerson was unable to reach Be
midji for the Elks' social last night.
.-ysy&ir $.$&+
Ed Collins Said to Have Suffered
from Delirium Tremens While
on Way to Leavenworth.
Leavenworth, Kan., Nov. 22.For
the second time in the history of
United States penitentiary here, a
prisoner died in the institution of
acute alcoholism. In his report of
the death, Dr. A. F. Yohe, prison phy
sician, made his report accordingly.
The prisoner was Ed Collins, brought
from St. Paul, November 16, to serve
a sentence of one year and one day
for selling liquor to Red Lake In
dians at Island Lake, Minnesota.
Upon his arrival at the prison,
Collins' condition was such that he
was taken immediately to the hos
pital. When the condition of the
prisoner was called to the attention
of the officer who accompanied him,
the latter is said to have admitted
that he gave the prisoner liquor to
brace him up. The name of the offi
cer could not be learned. He i.as re
turned to St. Paul.
An inspector is making an inves
tigation of the affair.
Two years ago a gang of six pris
oners arrived from Oklahoma in anR.
intoxicated condition. The marshal
was discharged.
Had Suffered From D. T.
St. Paul, Minn., Nov. 21.Deputy
United States Marshal Frank Tufts
was the officer who accompanied Ed.
Collins to Leavenworth.
United States Marshal Grimshaw
says that Collins had been suffering
from delirium tremens and it had
been decided by the officials that it
would be necessary to give the pris
oner a moderate amount of liquor
while en route to Leavenworth. Dep
uty Tufts had been instructed to that
effect, he said.
Collins was convicted in the fed
eral court at Fergus Falls of selling
liquor to the Indians.
By United Press.
Milwaukee, Nov. 22.-Five
ists who examined int)
condition of nn Schra.ak,
tempted an asas*inatioi
Theodore Roosevelt here
officially reported today
is insane in thei^ opinkn.
port was deliv led to Ju
Schrank was committed
pital for criminal insane
the mental
who at-
of Colond
1ast month,
hat Schrank The re-
age Backu*.
to the ho
at Oshkosh.
According to a dispatch from Min
neapolis, Judge C. W. Stanton of this
city was the victim of one of theuea
worst blunders known to Miuiesota
politics. It is said that after ad
vertising had been placed in Minne
apolis papers asking the voter to
press key 42 if they wished to vote
for Stanton, key 42 was assigned to
Judge Brown. There is no way of
learning how many votes were cast
Brown when intended for Stan
ton. Judge Stanton lost Hennepin
county by 14,000 votes.
Judge Stanton, when interviewed,
stated that he would take no action
in the matter as he believed he would
not be elected even with the Henne
pin vote thrown out.
Aftt frVOtt THE." VtUStt NEXT
Murphies Grown In Country Back of
Duluth Win $200 Cap at the
Land Show
Cowboy Band and Enthusiastic
Boosters Startle Minneapolis
With Their Enthusiasm.
Minnesota Said to be Receiving Let*
Benefit Than Other States by
Holding It Here.
Minneapolis, Minn., N3v\ 21Min-
nesota won thte first prize for pot*-.
toes at the land show. W. A. Dick
inson of Meadowlands in Northern.
Minnesota, in the country back ot
Duluth, had a bushel on exhiblthra
that took the L. W Hill $200 cup.
J. Daley of Rollins, Mont., was a
close second with a bushel of Uncle
Sam potatoes.
Montana tore the old town wide
open today, for it was Montana day
at the land show Montana men were
jubiiant over the great success of the
show, with its record attendance of
60,000 people up to last night, an*
part of which Montana has had in it.
Governor Norris was here to head
the festivities and "Treasure s*ate**
men were out to beat e/erything
far done. Everywhere u town, and
down town, the "Montana Hymn***
the appealing music of which ha*
been whistled by everyone since the
Montana cowooy band fr.st playid
her^ last week, was head today. This
was 'he refrain:
"Montana, Montana, glery of the
You're certainly the bes' of ail statw
from coast to coa.si,
Montana, Montana, where skies are
always blue
Montana, Montana, I lo\ you
Governor .Norr-'s made his uead
quarters at the Hotel Ridisason with
Samuel V. Stewart, who is the gof
ernor-elect, J. T. 'Walsh the United
States senator-elct, Thomas Stout,
congressman-e'ect, and J. tlail*
the state commissioner oE agriculture^
who arrived today.
"We are he- to celebrate the day,**
said Governor Norris. MVcntana and:
Minneapolis aie close fnonds I a a*
impressed fa/oiably by t,he idea ot
holding the xt lard show further
east. I do nc. wa.nt to go on record
now, as I have not had lime to give*
the matter th Jdght, but *he gener&l
oi taking a to some eastern city
sirikes me wel' Ihat.wnid leave
room for talk that possib^ Mmnasout
w?s benefitiaf. less ilian other
Fargo, N. D., Nov. 22A chapter
in one of the most notor
l|yu^liu. i IIIIIHIII, iiiujHiaigBpj^^^,^
ous murder*
ever committed in North Dakota.
closes today when Joe Remington,
sentenced to prison for life for the
murder of George Flett at Arthur*
Cass county, becomes a free man as
a result of the clemency of the state
board of pardons.
The murder was one of the molt
cold blooded in the stats and is vhr~
idly recalled by the pioneers of thla
section. Remington was raised
around Casselton, between here and
Arthur, and in the fall of 1890 waa
employed on a farm nea** the latter
place. He took a load of wheat to
Arthur and in those days the eleva
tor agents carried large sums of
money, frequently paying in cash
Remington saw Flett's roll.
Afterwards Remington went to
Minneapolis and for a short period
drove a hack. He formed the ac
quaintance of a notorious woman
(Continued on last page).

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