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*4* Important Doing* III V* of PutFiwOiyi Throughout th» •tat*. Edited and Arranged for Our Reader*. RAILROADS ARE WARNED OF LIQUOR SHIPMENTS Those Made in Violation of Law Will Be Cause for Prosecution, Attor ney General Asserts. Bismarck. North Dakota, which according to federal law, is to be a "bone dry" state after July 1, is ac cumulating great reserve stocks of liquor in advance of the ban on ship ments, and will be so flooded with liquor as to menace the farm labor situation and the effective harvesting of the nation's war crop, according to a letter from Daniel Brennan, assistant attorney general, to railroad and ex press companies doing business in North Dakota. At the direction of Attorney General William Langer, Mr. Brennan served notice that carriers violating the pres ent law will be prosecuted. This is to stop the shipment of liquor into the state during the few remaining days, except for "personal use," which im plies small quantities to any one indi vidual. There is just now a "new and most compelling reason" for this action, Mr. Brennan informed the railroads. "At the present time," he says, "the entire Btate is engaged in the work of produc ing the largest possible crop of grain and foodstuffs. Its people have been appealed to by the head of the nation to do their part toward feeding Amer ica and its allies. "In the face of this situation we find that transportation companies are il legally bringing into our state vast supplies of liquor that will be used to demoralize our farm labor during har vesting aird threshing, that will hin der and delay the proper handling of our crops, and that may result in grave losses in the quality and quan tity of our grain. "I refer, of course, not to the legiti mate shipments rightfully accepted for transportation, but to illegal shipments accepted indiscriminately by the ex press and railroad companies, and de livered to notoiious liquor vendors, NO SUFFRAGE REFERENDUM Bismarck. Only four referendum petitions containing in all not more than 100 names and seeking to refer the limited women's suffrage act, and the Sunday baseball law were filed with the secretary of state yesterday. Thomas Poole, secretary of the league which circulated the petitions, says he has 6,000 signers to the peti tions against suffrage in his posses sion but did not file them because they lacked the requisite number. It is intimated that the constitution ality of the suffrage act will be at tacked in the courts. Fire Probe to Be Reopened. Fessenden. finding additional evidence that the four children whose charred bodies were found in a burned cook car on the Jeske farm near Ca they several days ago, which supports the first theory that the children were killed and the car burned to cover up the crime, has resulted in a private detective agency being placed at work on the case. The coroner's Jp quest will be reopened. Brother Wounded in Battle. Fargo.—Herbert Sutherland, brother of Chief of Police. Sutherland, fell wounded in the famous battle of Vimy Ridge, and is r.ow in a French hos pital, according lo word which the chief has received It was the first news Le had received of his brother' whereabouts for a period of eight years. Herbert Sutherland was serV' ing with a Canadian regiment when wounded. Bismarck Haa Skeleton Mystery. Bismarck. Bismarck police offi cials are involved in the meshes of an ancient murder mystery as a result of the unearthing at a depth of two feet of a human skeleton in the heart of the city where excavating for a new public library is in progress. The bones are believed to date back some tragedy of pioneer Bismarck days. Citizenship Seekers Double in Number. Fargo. Figures compiled at the office of the clerk of courts of CasB county show that all records of application for citizenship papers were broken in May. Twenty-five declare.' tions of intention and nine petitions lor naturalization, or second papers, were issued. This is double the usual business. Drives Car Into River. Minot—E. G. Kively of this city, drove his car over a fifteen-foot em bankment into the Mouse river, the car carrying the driver into the water and entangling h'm in the steering gear beneath the surface. Kively was returning to his home in the city from his farm and had two coyotes in the rear seat. He was giv ing ths coyotes his attention when the car arrived at a point in the north west part of the city where the road ends pt the rhcr bank and a sharp turn is necessary to make the bridge. TO ASK EXTRADITION FOR HEAD OF S00 LINE Apprehenaion of Preaident Pennington 8ought In Connection With Minot Liquor Cases. Minot. Assistant Attorney Gen eral Brennan has announced that as soon as he can appear before Gover nor Frazier, extradition proceedings would be commenced in the case of Edmund Pennington, president of the Soo railroad, charged with violation of laws through the shipment of liquor into this state by the railroad. Mr. Pennington has been notified that a warrant was issued for his arrest, but has not. signified his intention to ap pear in answer to the charge. Sheriff Nedreloe of Ward county holds the warrant for Mr. Penning ton's arrest and sheriffs and police throughout the state have been noti fied to this effect and instructed to arrest Mr. Pennington should he enter the state. CORONER JURY CLEARS MAN WHO KILLED ANOTHER Justifiable Homicide Is Verdict Be cause Victim Attempted to Enter House. Anamoose. Charles Borchardt, shot by Henry Panko, when Borchardt attempted to enter the latter's farm home near here, died as a result of his wounds. The coroner's jury re turned a verdict of justifiable homi cide. Half a dozen witnesses testified that Borchardt was a dangerous character, and James E. Garner testified that the dead man was mentally unbalanced. Last spring, according to the wit nesses, 18 citizens of the neighborhood drew up a proclamation, demanding that Borchardt leave that part of the country, because of his unwelcome at tentions to Mrs. Panko. He finally agreed to leave and had been gone for some months, when he returned, attempted to force his way into Pan ko's home and was shot. NORWEGIANS COME HERE ALREADY AMERICANIZED No Such Thing as Hyphenated Norwe* gian Is Known in United States. Bismarck.—The fourth annual con vention of the Sons of Norway for the fourth international district, which was in session here for the last two days, closed with a banquet at the Hotel McKenzie. "Nothing is ever heard of a 'hyphenated' Norwegian in America," said M. E. Hegge, of Hat ton, district president of the Sons of Norway, in responding to Secretary G. N. Kenistoir's address of welcome. "Norwegians coming to the United States are Americanized before they leave the old country. They have as similated American ideals under a form of government similar, and amidst a people whose love of liberty is no less. A Norwegian in America is an American he has no qeed for the hyphen. He promptly fits into things in his adopted country." DEMS AND NONPARTISANS NAME THEIR CANDIDATES Cartoon iat Baer and Lawyer Bangs to Run for Congress in First District. Fargo. Eighty delegates repre senting the Farmers' Nonpartisan league, which last fall cast more than 80,000 votes for the winning state ticket, named John M. Baer as their candidate for congressman from the First district to succeed the late H. T. Helgesen, who died in Washington early this spring. Baer is a former postmaster and farm manager at Beach, N. D„ but for the past two years has been a cartoonist on the Nonpartisan Loader, the official organ of the party. The Democratic congressional com mittee has indorsed George A. Bangs, the Grand Forks attorney, as the party candidate. Bangs was a candidate at last fall's election. WILLISTON JUDGES ASSESS AUTO FINES ON EACH OTHER Williston. Two judges of the city courts were among the first victims of the campaign which has been start ed by the Williston police to stop automobile speeding and the violation of other city motor ordinances. Police Magistrate H. V. Smith waB sum moned before City Justice Alva J. Field on a charge of running his auto mobile without a muffler and was fined $5 and court costs. Chief Justice Field was then arraigned before Po lice Magistrate Smith on a charge of exceeding the speed limit and was given the same fine and costs. Harney Harris is being sought by the police of Fargo on a petit larceny charge, the complaining witness be ing his brother, Edward Harris. He is charged with having stolen carpen ter tools. Crops Get Setback. Fargo—Frosts, coupled with the continuance of dry weather, have com bined to place a slightly less optimis tic outlook on the crop situation in North Dakota. Reports received ty the North ^Dakota experiment station and the various interests that make a business of watching the crop situa tion say the damage by frost is not as critical, being confined largely to gar den products and to early sown flax, as. well as to advanced barley in the western district. In the west part of the state there was a fall of snow. TO PUT ROADS OF H. 0. ON WAR BASIS 8TATE RAILROAD COMMISSION TO MEET IN SPECIAL SESSION WITH R. R. OFFICIALS. HAPPENINGS AT STATE HOUSE What North Dakota Officials Are Do ing In Administration of Laws In The Different Depart menta at Bismarck. Banks Never in Better Shape. North Dakota banks are prepared for the war. They are In condition to buy a laree amount of Liberty Bonds. They are in the best condition in their history, according to the statement of the condition of ths banks at the close ot business May 1, made public today by J. R. Waters, state examiner. There are 587 state banks and four trust companies in the state, a gain of 35 new banks the past year. The total footing of the banks at the close of business May 1, was $107,061,941.61, a gain of $1.6,332,586.76 over a year previous and a gain of $3,609,550.63 in less than two months. The big increase of deposits and the excellent conditiou of the state banks is a surprise, even to the state offi cials. This is usually a poor time of the year for go.d showing for the institutions and the statement is the best ever issued by the state depart ment. Finds Against Grain Men. The State Railway and Warehouse Commission donied an appeal of Man dan elevator men, who asked permis sion to refuse to accept grain for stor age at the present market price, de claring that the purchase of grain at the present price was forcing them into bankruptcy, in support of which the statement is made that as high as a dollar a bushel had beeir lost recent ly on such purchases. The elevator men have threatened to close their plants. Protests Against Rate Increase. North Dakota farmers cannot stand an increase in freight rates, according to testimony introduced by Attorney General William Langer before the interstate commerce commission at Washington. "Our farmers are mak ing a bare 3 or 4 per cent interest on their investment," declared Mr. Lan ger. "For the last decade, drouth and hail have played havoc with the wheat fields. If this increase is granted, the shippers are going to be made to bear most of the burden. The result will be a decrease in the wheat acreage. School Fund Apportioned. Cass county receives the largest ap portionment from the state tuition fund, the amount being $20,653.22. The total number of children enu merated in the state is 193,557, and the amount of money given all the counties in the state is $392,920.71. The rate per capita from interest and income fund is $2.01, and the rate per capita from fines and taxes is 2 cents, making the total rate per capita $2.03. The apportionment of the state tui tion fund by counties is as follows: Adams 1,410 Barnes r» r»24 Benson Hillings sir, Bottineau B.564 Bowman J.817 Burke 2/t73 Burleigh a. 801 Cans 10,174 Cavalier r,117 Dickey slioo Divide 352 Dunn 2,248 1.830 Emmons 3 43d J^ter 1,'w.O Golden Vallej 3,008 Grand Forks 0,195 Grant 3,010 Griggs 2,103 Hettinger 2,352 Kidder 2 126 L&Moure ^782 Lognn 2 432 McIIenry Weill THE HOPE PIONEER Bismarck. Placing the railroads of the state on a war basis v, ill be discussed by a committee representing the rail roads of North Dakota and the state railroad commissioners at a meeting to be held .Tune 14. Arrangements for the meeting were completed with the board by W. P. Kennedy, general manager and vice president of the Great Northern. It is expected that matters of railroad improvement, schedules, etc., will be taken up. $2,862.30 11,218.71 7,831.74 1,656.48 31.204.02 3,282.51 •1,035.19 7,808.73 20,653.22 10,387.51 6,203.00 4,774.56 4,5f3.44 3.714.00 6.975.08 3,361.08 3.446.04 18,665.85 6,122.48 4,2«9.00 4,774.56 4.315.78 7,677.46 4,036.06 11,906.85 6,106.24 4.602.01 0,524.70 4,758.32 11,905.05 6,792.38 6,420.80 2,687.72 0,810.09 6,552.84 8,448.86 6.340.84 5.380.05 13,060.31 6,167.14 5,568.29 5,830.16 1,242.36 2,657.27 9.827.23 4,376.68 13.197.03 5.470.85 7.933.24 13,564.46 17.242.82 8.327.06 9,230.41 5 80J Mcintosh 3,008 McKenzie 2,267 McLean 4,002 Mercer 2^344 Morton 0 8B5 Mountrail 3 349 N^son Oliver 1,324 Pembina 4*83.3 Pierce 3,228 Bamsey 4i3fl2 B&nKOtn 3,128 Renville 2,65s Richland 6,877 Role"e 3,038 Sargent 2.743 Sheridan 2 872 S'oux '0,2 Slope ],3ou 4,841 Steel* 2,156 Stutsman 6,501 Towner 2.685 Traill 908 S™?1 8.882 Wart 8(4M 4,102 Williams 4.647 Many Cases for Pardon Board. The statutory meeting of the North Dakota pardon board, which was tcheduled for June 2, has been post poned by Governor Frazier until June 25. More than 300 applications are to be considered. Gov. Frazier was slat ed June 2 to speak at Chatfield, Minn., and probably expected to go thence to Washington to join with Attorney General Langer and the state railway commission in protesting before the interstate commerce commission against the 15 per cent freight rate increase for which the railways have petitioned. Spirited Suit for Out-of-Doors Girl A steady breeze is blowing from a certain qua iter in the world of fash ions and all weather vai^ps, in the guise of designers, point one way. Looking in that direction we discover there is no denying that it is trouser ward.. From several sources new de partures in apparel for the out-of doors woman, have appeared, and she who plays the role is about to dress the part whether for work or play. Among these new things the "Rocky Mountain Suit" takes its place as the handsomest. It is made for outings and all sorts of sports where skirts might hamper the freedom of the lip to-date woman. It is cut along most graceful and feminine lines, but it has a little spice in its makeup a sort of soldierly (lush and spirit. It breathes an atmosphere of rollicking fun in the mountains or woods, afoot or horse back, or iit the wheel of the motor car. The Rocky Mountain suit will, ap peal to the woman who loves to hunt and fish and camp out. It is thorough ly practical and is made in khaki or other equally durable material. The trousers and leggings are in one and the coat is shaped much like a riding coat. It has four very practical pock ets, a loose, narrow belt and a collar Some of the wide brimmed hats are narrower at the front and back than at the sides, these are called "East and West" hats there sire numbers of flat brimmed models, classed as "sailors," and broad, slightly drooping brims are noted among body hats more particu larly. The next hat to make its appearance will be the hat for outing wear, and along with it the lingerie hat is sched uled to arrive. This tells the story and thereafter headwear will hint of fall. A graceful leghorn hat is shown In the picture, having the crown and up per brim ornamented with ruffles of narrow satin ribbon and small clusters of flowers connected by long stems, posed in the upper brim. This is lovely hat for a young woman. A wide-brimmed sailor, of fine milan has an emplacement of georgette crepe on its top crown, extending part way over the wide crown. A wealth of little flat roses and pansies, covers the line be tween the crepe and straw. The crepe About the Hats of Midsummer we.-" If some cool-headed and unimpulsive fair lady has not yet been enticed into buying her midsummer dress hat, she may now look about and make her choice without any misgivings. Fash ion approves large hats, medium hats, and moderately small hats. It smiles upon leghorns, fine milans, and hats— in black or white—made of crepe geor gette or malines. Fabrics, and fab rics combined with straws, are particu larly favored, and only beautiful work manship has a chance of recognition. that is a thing of beauty and a joy forever. It may be turned up to keep the sun off the neck, or buttoned up snugly for warmth, or turned down and out of the way altogether. The sleeves are linished with turiiod-lmck cuffs and the suit is trim and shapely. The blouse must be in keeping with the suit, and might be of lincne. pon gee or light wool, and of all .hats, one like that, shown in the picture, of soft felt is the best. It is not likely that sportswomen will be the only ones to wear the Rocky Mountain suit. Wom en whose business in life calls tlieni to manage the farm, keep bees or poul try, may find it practical. Dimity Frocks for Summer. In a summer of dress economies the wearing qualities of dimity hold an ap peal, and the best designers have ex perimented with this material as well as with gingham. It is, of course, more sheer and cool than the gingham and lends itself to a daintier type of frock, yet it, too, is best when very simply treated. The dotted designs are particularly good, and there are most likable little line checks and plaids, all of these being preferred to the sprigged designs, which, though quaint and often lov.ely, do not tit so well into the season's sjieme. Ob is a light pink with pansies in purple. An airy hat in white batiste crown covered with shirred crepe georgette and a brim of malines, turning up at one side. An applique of embroidered batiste and a white fancy feather fin ishes this very unusual midsummer in spiration. 4/t/ Sleeveless Wraps. The fad for sleeveless wraps is chiefly shown in the sports clothes, where sleeveless silk sweaters, sleeve less coats of bright-hued wool velours, sleeveless wool sweaters, sleeveless waistcoats over bodices, etc., are nu merous. Elbow-length sleeves multi ply as the summer frocks come more and more to the front, but the very short sleeve of certain French models does not appear to have appealed greatly to American fancy. Transparent Lace Coats Again. Over a beige satin underdress is a coat which hangs from the shoulders, falling straight and very loose and free from body. This coat is gold and black ner. It is elaborately embroid ered in' gold and is held wiUi a wide girdle. These loose and graceful ef fects of coat or tunic in transparent net lace or ninon over fitted satin slip* are charming for the afternoon or theater. DADDTS EVENING mm fg MAtff 6RM1AM &0WNEfC THE CRANES. "To my mind, it's a great pity," said Mr. Turkey. "What is a great pity?" asked Mrs. Turkey. "The silly ideas our master is get ting." "What do you mean?" asked Mrs. Turkey. "Here we are—quite as nice as any one could ask for and he adds a lot of silly animals that no one cares any thing about. They stand on one foot half the time—truly they are very fool ish, and I simply can't understand our master wanting them. Unless—per haps—they were very lonely and out! of tlie goodness of his heart he toot them in." "Perhaps that was the reason," said Mrs. Turkey. "We must go and call on them and find out for ourselves." "And we can look for our spring nest," said Mr. Turkey. "We shall find some wild berries, too." "That's a good idea," said Mrs. Tur key, and together she and Mr. Turkey went to call on the new queer ani mals. Now really and truly they weren't animals at all, but of that the Turkeys soon heard. "The queer animals," as they called] them, were standing around talking a little to each other. They wera gray and were tall. Their bodies were covered with beau tiful gray feathers—of lovely silver gray color. Even the Turkeys had to admit the color of their feathers was very beautiful. "Good-day," said Mrs. Turkey, as she! came near the "gray creatures." "Gobble-gobble-gobble," said Mr. Turkey. "I trust you are all well." "We are well, thank you," said the "queer animals" as they all stood on one foot and held the other under their wings. "ITa, ha, gobble, gobble," laughed Mr. Turkey. "Why do you stand on one foot—every one of you seems to do the same—when you each have two feet. Why not use all you have? If you had four feet, would you hold threo under your wings? I have never seen anything so funny in all my life." Now Mrs. Turkey was a little afraid that they might think Mr. Turkey was rude, so she said politely, "Are you here for a long visit? Do you like the Master?" "We're here for ever so long," said the "gray animals." "And we like the Mnster very much." "You don't give us much informa tion," said Mr. Turkey. "Perhaps you will when you know us better," cackled Mrs. Turkey. "I don't think you're sociable ani mals at all," said Mr. Turkey, crossly. At that the gray feathered cren tures stepped down on both feet, "Ha, Ha," Laughed Mr. Turkey, raised their long necks and stamp* ed about, their legs seeming long er every minute, and so thin Mr. Turkey was afraid they would break. "We aren't animals!" they ex* claimed. "No, we're not!" "And what are you, pray tell?" asked Mr. Turkey, gobbling with excite ment. "You certainly aren't Gnomes, or Fairies or Brownies," cackled Mrs. Tur key. "We're birds,".they said. "Yes, birds! The very idea of calling us animals. Indeed, we're surprised. We're never called animals—never—never. We wouldn't allow it. We would never have been able to be so lazy and happj standing on one foot if we knew you both thought we were animals." "But you're so big to be called birds," said the Turkeys together. "You needn't think that makes any difference to us," they said. "We are the Crane Family—as fine a family of birds as is known." "We might even call ourselves birds,** said Mrs. Turkey. "Oh, why bother?" said Mr. Turkey.' "Almost any name will suit us." "But we must be called birds," said! the Crane Family. "We're big, beau tiful, happy birds who can stand on1 one foot. When we can stand on one and own two we insist on being called birds. If ever we have four feet we Bhall call ourselves animals—but such a thing will never happen—no, two feet for us will do—and one of the two to stand on!" Mother's Pies. "My mother can make the bestest pies," seld Flora. "Not as best as my mother can make," said H&ttie. "My mother puts currants and rais ins in hers." "My mother puts whisky In hers," said Hattie, and that seemed to be the last word. •MV If ', I 4 Hf -I.-.. 'ik 1 4' /, I $ •. -U mr..