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ATTEMPT IS MADE ON LIFE OF ROOSEVELT Would Be Assassin Shoots the Former President at Milwaukee. SLIGHT WOUND INFLICTED Colonel Delivers His Scheduled Speech and Later Goes to Chicago to Have Bullet Removed. Milwaukee, Oct. 15.—Colonel Theo dore Roosevelt was shot and slightly •wounded in the chest as he was leav ing the Gilpatrick hotel for the Audi torium to make a speech. The wound "was superficial and the colonel pro ceeded to the hall and delivered his speech after he had seen the assassin arrested and taken to the police sta tion. A manuscript in the colonel's pocket stayed the force of the bullet, and pre vented more serious injury. Henry P. Cocheins seized the assis sin and held him until policemen came up. A mob surged around the man, who apparently is a radical on the sub ject oi' Roosevelt's running for anoth er term as president, but the police sucer-e-vod in landing him safely in the (.'eii'.: -.l station. The assassin, who is small of stat ure, admitted firing the shot, and said that "any man looking for a third term ought to be shot." The prisoner told the police after an hour's examination that he was John Schrank of 370 East Tenth street, Xew York. In notes found in the man's pockets at the police station were statements that he had been visited in a dream by the spirit of William McKinley, who had said, indicating Colonel Roose velt, "This is my murderer, avenge my death." Surgeons Use X-Ray. The operating room at Emergency hospital, where Roosevelt was taken after his speech at the Auditorium, had been placed in readiness to re ceive Colonel Roosevelt, and six of the leading surgeons of Milwaukee •were awaiting his arrival. He was undressed and placed upon the oper ating table, although he insisted that he was not badly hurt and that the doctors were taking it too seriously. An examination of the wound Bhowed that it had been made by a bullet of large size. It entered the fleshy part of the right breast, half way between the collarbone and lower rib. The physicians found that they knew no more after their examination than before as to the location of the bullet, and it was decided to send for an X-ray machine to determine to what depth the missile had pene trated. While he was waiting for the X-ray machine Colonel Roosevelt sat up on the operating table and talked politics and joked with the physicians. Colonel Roosevelt left the hospital walking unassisted, and was said to be resting easily in his private car Mayflower when he left for Chicago. Blames the Newspapers. Colonel Roosevelt opened his ad dress by referring to the shooting, as serting that his assailant was a cow ard. Continuing, he said: "It is a very natural thing that weak and vicious minds should be in flamed to acts of violence by the kind of foul mendacity and abuse that have been heaped upon me for the last three months by the papers in the interests not only of Mr. Debs, but of Mr. Wilson and Mr. Taft. Friends, I will disown and repudiate any man of my party who attacks with such vile, foul slander and abuse any opponents of any other party. Now I wish to say seriously to the speakers and to the newspapers representing the Re publican and Democratic and Social ist parties that they cannot, month in and month out, year in and year out, make the kind of slanderous, bit ter and malevolent assaults that they have made and not expect that brutal and violent characters, especially when the brutality is accompanied by a not too strong mind, they cannot ex pect that such natures will be unaf fected by it." ATTACK GREAT BLOW TO TAFT President Hears of Act While Attend ing Banquet. New York, Oct. 15—A great Taft gathering, headed by the president and made up of distinguished citizens •and 600 naval officers at dinner as guests of the city in the Hotel Astor, was stirred, and almost upset when news reached the banquet hall of the attempt to assassinate former Presi dent Roosevelt in Milwaukee. It was evident that the report fell upon the president's ears as a great blow. He was talking with Mayor Oaynor at the time and after hearing the news sat Bilent for Beveral min utes. He declined at first to make a statement, being apparently reluctant Ito credit the report. COLONEL ROOSEVELT. Shot by Would Be As sassin at Milwaukee. A 1912. by American Press Association. WASHINGTON IS SHOCKED Attempted Assassination Stirs Resi dents of Capital. Washington, Oct. 15.—News of the attack upon Colonel Roosevelt's life came as a complete shock to Wash ington, official and civilian. Hotel lob bies buzzed with excitement, streets became filled with expectant people reading bulletin boards and the crowds emerging from the theaters eagerly reac newspaper extras. Few members of the cabinet were in the city. At the White House executive of fices, among the attaches, many of •whom were friends of the colonel dur ing his term of office, the utmost anx iety was shown. The common response to the news that an attempt had been made on the colonel's life was, "I hope it won be serious." CLOSE CONTESTS IN WORLD'S SERIES Results of Games Between New York and Boston. Boston, Oct. 10.—The second agme of the world's championship series was called at the end of the eleventh inning with the score 6 to 6. The score by innings follows: New York...O 101000301 0—6 Boston 3000100101 0—6 Batteries—Mathewson, Meyers and Wilson Collins, Hall, Bedient ana Carrigan. New York Wins a Game. Boston, Oct. 11.—The New York Na tionals won the second game of the world's series by a score of 2 to 1. The score by innings: New York 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0—2 Boston 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 1—1 Batteries—Marquard and Meyers O'Brien, Bedrient and Carrigan. Boston Wins the Fourth. New York, Oct. 12.—Boston won the fourth game of the world's series by a score of 3 to 1. Bach team secured eight hits and had an error apiece charged against them. Score by in nings: Boston 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1—3 New York 0 0000010 0—1 Batteries—Wood and Cady Tes reau and Meyers. Boston Gets Another. Boston, Oct. 13.—Boston won the fifth game in the world's series by a score of 2 to 1. Mathewson pitched for New York and Bedient for Boston. Each made eight hits and one error. Score by innings: New York 00000010 0—1 Boston 00200000 0—2 New York Wins Sixth. New York, Oct. 15.—Rube Marquard again carried New York to victory, defeating Eoston by a score of 5 to 2 Boston made seven hits and New York eleven. The score by innings: Boston 0 2000000 0—2 New York 50000000 •—5 Batteries—O'Brien, Collins Cady Marquard and Meyers. a&a WOULD BAR STANDARD OIL German Government Taking Steps To ward That End. Berlin, Oct. 15.—A government bill aimed at the Standard Oil company is announced in the semi-official Nor deutsche Allgemeine Zeitung. The provisions of the bill are intended to bar that company from the wholesale business in illuminating oils in Ger many, which is to be intrusted to a na tional stock company operating under government supervision. The new company is to be empow ered to acquire the existing wholesale oil plants and stock by expropriation if neoossarjr. TURKEY AGAIN MEETSJJEFEAT Montenegrins Advancing Into Enemy's Country. INTERVENTION IS SPURNEO Ottoman Government Informs the Powers That Interference Can not Be Tolerated. Podgoritza, Montenegro, Oct. 15.— The Montenegrin troops occupied an other position still closer to the town of Gusinye, according to the official report of General Vukotitich, the commander of that division of the Montenegrin army. The Turks, says General Vukotitch, who offered a.stubborn resistance, suf fered heavy losses. The Montenegrins also occupied two other Turkish positions commanding Gusinye. During the fighting they captured four machine guns, many rifles and a large quantity of am munition. The Montenegrin casualties since the outbreak of hostilities total 256 killed and more than 800 wounded. Those more severely injured are be ing conveyed to Cettinje, as the hos pitals here are overcrowded. INTERVENTION IS REJECTED Turkey Cannot Tolerate Foreign In terference. Constantinople, Oct. 15.—The Turk ish government declines to allow the powers to intervene in the question of Macedonian reforms. Its reply to the representatives of the powers was handed to the Austro Hungarian ambassador here. While thanking the European powers for their friendly Interest in the Balkan situation, which the Ottoman govern ment recognizes that they have exer cised in behalf of peace, the reply says that Turkey is determined to carry out the promised reforms but cannot tolerate any foreign interference. TO BREAK OFF RELATIONS Balkan Envoys Ordered to Be Ready to Leave Constantinople. Constantinople, Oct. 15.—The Bul garian, Servian and Greek ministers have received instructions" from their governments to be ready to leave as Boon as they receive notification from their respective capitals. The rupture of diplomatic relations between the three Balkan states and the Ottoman empire is awaited hourly. LIEUTENANT BECKER GAVE ORDER TO KILL Bald. Jack Rpse Tells of Ro senthal's Murder. New York, Oct. 13.—Bald Jack Rose, who says he was Police Lieutenant Charles Becker's collector of graft from gambling houses, told his story on the witnes stand at Becker's trial for the murder of Herman Rosenthal, the gambler. He declared Becker told him he wanted Resenthal "murdered, shot, croaked or dynamited." "Becker told me," said Rose, "that Rosenthal meant to do what he hat threatened after they had quarreled, to 'spueal' and 'break' him. 'We have got to put Rosenthal,' he said, 'where you nor I nor anybof else will ever have to worry about him again.'" Rose said he protested at this, but Becker was obdurate. At Becker's or ders, he continued, he saw Jack Zelig, a gang leader, in the Tombs and got the gunmen to kill Rosenthal. "Becker told me to tell the gunmen he would 'frame them up' if they did not kill Rosenthal,'" Rose declared. The bald gambler started his testi mony with the statement that he had business relations with Becker, col lecting money for him. He told how Becker had taken an interest in Rosen thal's gambling place and had taken a mortgage for $2,500 on his establish ment. PRESIDENT REVIEWS FLEET Taft Says Everybody Ought to Be Proud of It. New York, Oct. 15.—President Taft stood on the bridge of the Mayflower with Secretary of the Navy Meyer beside him and inspected a fleet of war vessels upon whose like no other president of the United States has ever gazed. For fifteen miles up the Hudson river he passed before the armada of ironclads which has been mobilized here since Saturday. MOB* of the journey was made between a double line of cruisers and all qpd THE QOUKLKB-DKMOOKAr. THURSDAY, OCTOBl lt ]7, »V»12 battleships, the way from Thirty-first street to within hailing distance of Yonkers the cannonade of a presidential lute swept over the water. CHARLES P. TAFT. Brother of President Tes tifies In Campaign Probe. TAFT GAVE $250,000 IN 1908 President's Brother Says He Was Pre pared to "Go the Limit." Washington, Oct. 10.—Charles P. Taft, the president's brother, told the Clapp committee he contributed $250, 000 to the national campaign in 1908 and that $150,000 was returned. He also contributed 540,000 to the Ohio campaign. "I thought my brother was fitted for the presidency," said Mr. Taft, "and if elected I wanted him to walk into the White House without obligation to any great interests or corporations. On that basis 1 was prepared to go the limit." HAS PLAN TO CUT COST OF LIVING President Submits Idea to Gov ernors of States. Beverly, Mass., Oct. 13.—In a letter to the governors of all states President Taft presents a plan to solve the high cost of living. The president proposes to reduce the cost to the farmer of producing his crops. This would be done, says the president in his letter, by establishing in the interest of the farmer a finan cial machine which would give him ac cess to all the money centers of the world and afford him credit at greatly reduced rates and upon more advan tageous terms than he now receives. The plan suggested is based on the principles of agricultural co-operative credit now in use in nearly all Eu ropean countries and to accomplish this Mr. Taft points out that uniform state legislation is essential to the suc cessful adoption of this plan. To discuss the plan the president has invited all the governors to a con ference in December. Bulgarians and Turks Fighting. Sofia, Bulgaria, Oct. 15.—Fierce fighting bet ?en Bulgarian and Turk ish frontier guards at Agripalanka is reported here. Three Bulgarian armies were concer trating in the meantime in anticipation of an extensive campaign by the middle of the week. GRAIN AND PROVISION PRICES South St. Paul Live Stock. South St. Paul, Oct. 15.—Cattle Steers, $firstname.lastname@example.org cows and heifers, $email@example.com calves, $firstname.lastname@example.org feed ers, $email@example.com. Hogs—$firstname.lastname@example.org. Sheep—Lar os, $email@example.com wethers, $firstname.lastname@example.org ewes, $email@example.com. Duluth Wheat and Flax. Duluth, Oct. 15.—Wheat—On track and to arrive, No. 1 hard, 92%c No. 1 Northern 91 %c No. 2 Northern, 89-%c Dec., 911/4c May, 96%c. Flax —On track and to arrive, $1.60 Nov., $1.60 Dec., $1.56% May, $1.59. Chicago Grain and Provisions. Chicago, Oct. 15.—Wheat—Dec., 94%c May, 99%@99%c July, 96%c. Corn—Dec., 53%c May, 52%c. Oats —Dec., 32%c May, 34%c. Pork— Oct., $17.50 Jan., $19.52. Butter— Creameries, 24@29c dairies, 22@27c. Eggs—19@24c. Poutlry—Turkeys, 15c chickens, 11% springs, 13c. Minneapolis Grain, Minneapolis, Oct. 15.—Wheat—Dec., 91c May, 96%c. Cash close on track: No. 1 hard, 93c No. 1 Northern, 90(g) 92%c to arrive, 90@91%c No. 2 Northern, 87 90c No. 3 Northern, 84%@86%c No. 3 yellow corn, 68@ 69c No. 4 corn, 66@67%c No. 3 white oats, 30%@31%c to arrive, 31c No. 3 oats, 28c barley, 42 66c flax, to arrive, $1.60. Chicago Live Stock. Chicago, Oct. 15—Cattle—Beeves, $firstname.lastname@example.org Texas steers, $email@example.com Western steers, $firstname.lastname@example.org stockers and feeders, $email@example.com cows and heifers, $firstname.lastname@example.org calves, $7.50 (rd 10.50. Hogs—Light, $email@example.com mixed, $firstname.lastname@example.org heavy, $8.6Q@9.35 rough, $8.60(3)8.80 pigs, $email@example.com. Sheep Native, $3.36(3)4.50 yearlings, 14.35(g) 8.40 lambs, $firstname.lastname@example.org. NORTH DAKOTA Kews of liie Week From Vari ous Parts of the State. DOING TREMENDOUS BUSINESS Farmers' Elevators Are Receiving Practically All Grain in Their Various Districts. Grain congestion menaces the Da kota and Minot divisions of the Great Northern railway as a result of heavy primary receipts the past few days. Already calls are being made for more cars and the railroad is finding diffi culty, at times, in supplying the de mand rapidly enough to prevent trou ble. Farmers' elevators are doing a tre mendous business, drawing practically the entire business for their districts. This has complicated the situation somewhat, the full local storage fa cilities not being utilized by reason of the condition. Primary receipts have been unusually heavy this week machines are operating at full capac ity and the fields of grain are rapidly being turned into the elevators. The help situation is not nearly so serious as it appeared to be at one time. The farmers, while short hand ed, are not seriously handicapped and threshing will be practically com pleted in another week. GRAND FORKS MEN TO CURL North Dakota City Ready to Take Up Popular Winter Sport. Grand Forks will have a curling rink this season, the Grand Forks Commer cial club hav-ing interested itself in the movement to the extent of ap pointing a committee which will take charge of the preliminary work. Al ready assurance has come from Du luth and Winnipeg that curling enthu siasts of those cities will willingly wel come Grand Forks to the fold and give that city a turn on the big annual bon spiel. F. D. Cameron, Ek J. Lander and J. E. Williamson are the committee in charge and they will take steps to or ganize a stock company which will back the enterprise, building the rinks necessary. Last year the question was raised, but it was brought up too late to be successfully carried through. Grand Forks is somewhat weak in the matter of winter sports and the establishment of the curling plant would be welcom ed generally for that reason DECLINE BULL MOOSE OFFER Candidates Nominated at Primaries Prefer to Run as Republicans The bull moose convention held in Fargo endorsed all candidates on the state Republican ticket except Hanna for governor and Gilbreath for com missioner of agriculture, but under the election laws of North Dakota the names of candidates cannot appear but once on the official ballot. A signed statement was issued by the candi dates declining the honors offered them by the bull moosers and declar ing their intention to run on the Re publican ticket on which they had been nominated by the statewide pri mary. Unless the bull moosers com plete a new state ticket they will have only candidates for governor and com missioner of agriculture. FATALLY SHOT DURING FIGHT Colored Men Quarrel In Fargo and One Dies In Hospital. Robert Williams, colored, of Levine, was shot and fatally wounded by John Lattemore, also colored, in Fargo. Wil liams and Lattemore quarreled. Wil liams fired at Lattemore, the bullet grazing his head. Lattemore then grappled with his assailant and during the encounter Williams was shot through the abdomen and died at a hospital shortly afterward. After hearing the testimony of sev eral witnesses State's Attorney Fowl er says Lattemore probably will be re leased on a plea of self-defense. MAN FALLS INTO GEARING Engineer With Threshing Crew Is Ground to Death. George McHenry, the enginee with a threshing crew, was ground to death in the gearing of his engine when he climbed to the top of the boiler to extinguish a fire in the cab. The accident occurred at Benson Corners while the outfit was on the road. McHenry's foot slipped while he was fighting the blaze and he fell into the gearing and was ground to pieces before any one could render assistance. CHAFFEE ESTATE$974,956.92 Probate Fee Probably Biggest Ever Paid in North Dakota. The biggest probate fee ever paid in Caas county and so far as known the largest in the state was received by Judge A. G. Hanson at Fargo. The court at the same time received the report of the appraisers in the es tate of the late H. F. Chaffee, who per ished in the Titanic disaster. The re port places a valuation on the estate Cf $974,956.92, The probating fee was 94,875. S- ,5 PLANS FOB NEW COLLEGE Methodist Conference at Williston Ap points Commission. The appointment of a. commission to make a thorough investigation into conditions surrounding the proposed establishment of a-new Methodist col lege in the state and of another com mission to investigate the hospital question were important features of the Methodist conference Just brought to a close in Williston. Splendid sup port for Wesley college of Grand Forks was accorded, the conference going on record in favor of the rais ing of the $20,000 endowment fund. It also authorized the appointment of the field agent to take charge of the task of raising this amount. Rev. Mr. Asher was appointed dis trict superintendent of the Minot dis trict, Rev. Charles E. Vermilya of that district going to Valley City as pastor. The discontinuance of active work toward raising the conference claim ant fund was another important step taken by the Methodists. Rev. Mr. Karr has raised approximately $150, 000 during the time he has been em ployed as special agent for that pur pose. He has now been appointed temperance agent for the state, but may go to California, where he has an offer as state secretary of children's home work. Dr. M. D. Buell of Boston, in one of his lectures, gave Wesley college a splendid recommendation. He declared that the plan worked out in Grand Forks, was to his mind, the greatest advance that had been made in this phase of educational work. He said he had always taken statements he had heard concerning Wesley with a grain of salt, but he was now prepar ed to endorse them heartily. BUSINESS MEN TOUR CUTOFF Over One Hundred From Fargo and Moorhead Join Expedition. One hundred and eight Fargo and Moorhead business men went over the new Great Northern cutoff to Minot. They traveled in a special 'train under the management of officials of the Great Northern road. The train was composed of a baggage car, two diners and five sleepers. The party put in two days on the trip, returning to Fargo over the old line of the Great Northern by way of Devils Lake and Grand Forks. Stops were made at practically all of the thirty-two stations along the new cut off. The longest stay was at New Rockford. The trip was made in honor of the opening of the new connecting line which will shorten Great Northern coast travel two hours and eighteen minutes and by representatives of Fargo jobbing and manufacturing stitutions to increase their trade in the new towns. ENGINEER STICKS TO POST Lives of Many Passengers Saved by Presence of Mind. Traveling at a rate of forty-five mileB an hour, Northern Pacific pas senger train No. 4, eastbound, ran into an open switch at Oriska, took the siding and crashed into a string of freight cars. Miss M. Madison of Min neapolis and a negro waiter received broken bones. That many of the 350 passengers were not killed or injured is due to Engineer George Dazell. The switch had been left open by a,construction crew,' and he observed this just be fore the locomotive bounded off the main line. The fireman jumped be fore the tender crashed through his side of the cab, but Engineer Dazeli remained at his post, applying the air until the collision occurred. The passengers drew up resolutions expressing their appreciation of his courageous act. TWO SCHOOLS FOR BISMARCK Law College Will Be Opened and Methodist Enterprise Secured. The Bismarck law college will open Nov. 25. Two attorneys are behind the venture. Besides instructors, and lecturers Judge Bruce of the supreme court and former dean of law at the North Dakota university, will be one of the lecturers. The law. library to which .students will have free access contains about 20,000 volumes. Another school, for which citizens of Bismarck made strenuous efforts to se cure, was the college decided upon by the Methodists at their annual confer ence last year. For college and camp us groundB the Bismarck Commercial club has donated a tract on the street car line between the capitol and the «ity. The erection of buildings will be commenced early next spring. .i-ir! THREE BANDITS LOOT BANK 8ecure $1,000 From Institution and Make Their Escape. Three men rode into Springbrook, twelve miles eaBt of Williston, and blew the safe of the Bank of Spring brook and rode away without molesta tion with $1,000 in cash from the in stitution's strongbox. There was a series of three explo sions which awakened the citizens of the little town. It was then too late to organize resistance or make an at tempt to capture the bandits. The bank building, as well as the safe, was wrecked and the total loss amounts to several thousand dollars. The country for miles about has been apprised of the raid, but so far no clue to the identity of the outlaws has been received.