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36i Roieer Express WARDWEU. TMOiM^I, WIIWA. NOWtfT DAKOTA Thespldetfsfevorite maxim is, bin to labor andto wait The summer girl la putting on bar cost of tan and freckles. It'a either a delate or a drought to make the farmer unhappy. Why not sell It "aeroplane?" would be easier to pronounce. Vacationers regret that the game of coming back was ever Invented. Almost any small boy's ambition at this season Is to be a pearl diver. In hot weather* put off all the things you don't have to do to another day. This Is good weather for a revival of the Greek costume of toga and san dals. Confiscation of their automobllles would deter reckless motorists from scorching. The summer season Is trying to make good the deficit of heat piled up last winter. Tale has given up basket ball, thus heading off a challenge from the Wellesley girls. It takes as much time for a water* melon as, for a man to become thor oughly "cooled off." Strange as It may seem at first thought, no grape seed was ever found in a vermiform appendix. Father's pocketbook agrees with the textile men In the belief that there Is ruin in the hobble skirt. Uneasy lies the head that has no hair, especially when there are flies In the immediate vicinity. One advantage of being a pitcher for the Detroit team is that you don't have to pitch to Ty Cobb. The Philadelphia Inquirer calls the theft of an umbrella a "white steal." That feller has a guilty conscience. The millionaire who paid $48,000 for a pair of ancient andirons 1b plainly started In a way to have a hot old time. Now the warning has gone out against soap aa a carrier of germs. This time the crusade makes a clean sweep. One of the obstacles in the way of the antl-kissing crusade is that most girls would rather be son-kissed sun-kissed. The man who threatens to let his whiskers grow if his favorite candi date is not elected now has the center of the stage. If, as a fashion expert says, the skirts will be tighter next fall,' there will be a great increase in the use of the shoe horn. According to a Boston doctor the American nation is becoming flatp footed. And some are being caught red-handed, too. Superstitious persons who look upon thirteen as an unlucky number over look the fact that there.were thirteen stars in the original flag. For every man killed in flying a doz en die boating and swimming. It is in the number who survive that a viae tion makes a poor Bhowlng. The hay fever season is ushered In with the dog days, and both are abom inable, each, however, in its own de spicable way. Those misguided people who have been wishing for an old-fashioned sum* mer will confer a favor on this com* munlty by promptly unwishing it Attendance at big league baseball parks Is said to have fallen off since last year. Even baseball finds it hard to compete with a political circus. Doctor In Boston tells us that the American nation is becoming flat footed. Probably due to the vast amount of gum-shoe work In politics. A convention hall In Atlantio City was picked up and carried away by a recent cyclone. Usually, a convention ban Is a magnet for all wandering air currents. We fain.would rlse'ln our righteous Indignation and smite the feminine practice of wearing male hosiery, but we hesitate for fear of being rubber-neck. a A bug and a kiss were the rewards given to the man who rescued a girl from drowning at New. Boehelle. Up to *n*T Many a man who yearns to be a boyontbefannagaln would kirk like a mule if he were asked to do m**a$ aecifrip* his toftey'bM been sent to TAFT FAVORS TEST WOULD HAVE SUPREME COURT ASCERTAIN IF BILL CONFORMS TREATY. wm 1 it OVER THE COFFEE CUPS mm® President and His Cabinet Confer an Hour on the Question and Pres-X Ident Still Holds to Plan. Washington, D. C., Over the White House coffee cups, President Taft and his cabinet discussed the Panama canal bill and the question of a possible president veto of the measure. Every member of Mr. Taft's official family, who was in town, was present and the discussion lasted an hour after luncheon time, but no de cision was reached. The president's Inclination, it was said last night, Is to approve the bill, but he 1b anxious to have provision made for a legal test of the matter of free tolls for American ships. The cabinet was unable to agree with him that there is basis for believing the bill with the free tolls clause in it, Is not In conformity with the Hay Paunceforte treaty. When the conference was over the president was still of the opinion that the best way to test the bill's agree ment with that treaty was to have the United States supreme court pass upon it. He will confer with senate and house leaders In the next few days and will devote most of his own time to pondering over this one bllL Most of the Republican leaders In both houses and probably some of the leading Democrats will be called Into consultation and the bill will be run over with care. The president was told yesterday that it is probably too late to mend the bill and that any action he may take must be in the form of a veto unless he can get Republican and Dem ocratic leaders to agree on a Joint res olution to be passed later that would show that the United States had no intention in passing this measure, of abrogating the existing treaty with Great Britain. Such a resolution would permit foreign steamship com panies to test in the United States courts the act'B validity under the Hay-Pauncefote treaty. "By next Saturday—possibly." This was the prediction of House Majority Leader Underwood upon the adjournment of congress. Washington, D. C.—House Demo cratic leaders failed in their third successive effort to overrule the presi dent when they sought to pass the legislative, executive and Judicial bill over Mr. Taft's vdto, which was re turned to them. The 153 to 107 was 20 short of the requisite two-thirds of those voting. As a result the bill will be taken in hand again, shorn of the provision to which the presi dent objected, that fixing a seven-year tenure for government employes un der civil service, and sent on its way again. The other feature to which the president objected, the abolition of the commerce court, will be left in the measure, but the temper of the senate on this program is yet to be ascertained. It is acknowledged at both ends of the capitol that there is a strong sentiment against the con tinuance of the court, and objection by the senate for this reason is not expected. So strong is the sentiment against the tribunal that leaders of both the senate and house believe if the presi dent vetoes the bill as changed, it can be passed over his objection. In the vote in the house there were many peculiar changes of front on the part of the Democrats and insurgent Republicans, the latter's votes having been the deciding factors in passing the wool and steel tariff revision bills over the president's veto. Eighteen Democrats deserted their party on the roll call, while 13 Insurgent Republi cans voted with the majority. The Democrats were: The Vote. "Allen, Sharp and Whitacre, Ohio Brantley, Georgia Curley, Murray, Peters and Thayer, Massachusetts Donohue, Pennsylvania Hammil, Kinkaid, McCoy, New Jersey Levy, Sulzer, Talcott New York Lobeck, Nebraska O'Shaughnessy, Rhode Is land Riley, Connecticut. Republicans who remained with the Democrats on the vote and who have voted with them throughout on the veto roll calls were: Anderson, Lindbergh, Davis, Minne sota Good, Green, Haugen, Pickett .Kendall, Iowa French, Idaho Jack son, Young, Kansas La Follette, Washington Morse, Wisconsin. Representative Johnson, a member of the appropriations committee, led the fight to pass the bill over the veto. He laid stress on the necessity for engrafting the 7-year tenure reform on the civil service In order, as he Preparing Nbw Court Rules Washington, D. C. With the aid of an elaborate card Index system, three members of the supreme court of the United States are laboring this summer over a new set of roles for faulty practice ia federal courts, which are expected to almost revolutionise tbework of these tribunals. The tkreeare Chief Justlee White and As sociate Justices Burton and Var de ?4KMr. They expeettobcable duriag tbesext term of eowt to toy before thefa&osarttfa* «Mt 1» 'V* James Wlckersham has been re. elected delegate to congress from Alaska by a substantial majority.. H« Is a Progressive. contended, to increase the efficiency of the government service. No con» petent clerks would suffer in any way, but It would give heads of depart ments power and opportunity to dro] Incompetents from the federal pay) roll. Washington, D. C. Repeating it action of Tuesday, when It passed the wool tariff bill over President Taft'a veto, the house repassed the steel and Iron tariff bill, within two hours aftei It had been returned from the white house with the president's veto mes sage. The vote was 173 to 83, a margin of only two votes over the two-thirds necessary to over-ride thq president. The senate at almost the same time was engaged in passing the democratic cotton tariff bill, sent them a week ago by the house. Senator Lq Follette's substitute, which represent ed the views of the tariff board, was voted down, 46 to 16, and Mr. La Fol lette and eight other progressive re publicans later joined the democrats and passed the cotton bill, 36 to 19. An amendment was attached repeal lng all but the pulp and paper section of the Canadian reciprocity law. Thq repassed steel bill was sent immedL ately to the senate and reposed with the wool bill among the papers tech nically on the desk of the president of the senate. Both measures will bq called upon at once by Senator Sim mons and an attempt will be made ta repass them. But the democratic lead ers have little hope that they can obtain the necessary two-thirds vota in the senate as they did in the house. Insurgent forces in both the house and senate contributed to the success of the democratic tariff program. Iq the house the 16 insurgents who voted with the democrats Tuesday ngnii joined them in over-riding the presi dent's veto, while nine insurgents lq the senate joined them in the passage of the democratic cotton bill. BANKS ASKED TO AID McAdoo's Plans is to Have Institution' Forward Money. New York, N. Y. Banks and th trust companies throughout the coun try are asked by the Democratic nai tional committee to receive and trans mit subscriptions to the campaign funds not only of the Democratic, bul of the Republican and the Progressive parties. The plan is in pursuance of the pop ular subscription idea. Acting Chain man McAdoo made it known by giv« ing out a statement embodying a let) ter which he announced he had seni to every bank and trust company is the United States requesting then to agree to receive and forward sub scriptlons to each of the three partlei named. He accompanied his letter the banks with a letter from Gov. Woodrow Wilson, who declared thai "to bring about the election of a pres ident through a campaign financed bj popular subscriptions would be a dis tinct and gratifying triumph." 3 Freighters' Strike Unsettled. Buffalo, N. Y. Wm. J. Connori made an unsuccessful attempt to set tie the strike of 1,500 lake freighl handlers who went out Thursday foi an increase In wages and betterment of working conditions. Mr. Conners was ready to concede every point de manded except the advance in wagei from 33 to 85 cents an hour, his con tracts with the railroads and the lake lines making that impossible, he de clared. Another meeting has been ar ranged. 92,000,000 Bridge Favored. Washington, D. G. A bill ao thorlzing construction of a 12,000,001 bridge across the Mississippi rlveral Memphis, Tenn., aimed at an alleged bridge monopoly there of the Frlsc« railroad has been passed by the house One Killed, 4 Hurt In Csr Crash. Los Angeles, CaL, Mrs. Ida K, Reichait of San Francisco* widow oi the late Vioe President Retchart o) the Pacific Mutual Life Iproranceeom piny, was killed and four other per sons wire injured, when a street cat struck aa automobile contftfalngtbf jCathelio Societies jfwwi ^onrentiott of tbe :ff^ i'-x MARA JUftOiT I8ACQUITTEOQF CHARGES AGAINST. HIM'. DEMONSTRATION GIVEN vk,- Jury Quickly Returns Verdict Exoner ating Attorney In Dynamiting Case.—Out Thirty-Four Minutes. ,• 'J? Los Angeles, California. Clar ence S. Darrow, the noted Chicago lawyer, was found not guilty on the charge of bribing a juror In the Mc jNamara case. The jury was out Just thirty-four minutes. Only one ballot was taken by the jury. Although warned against any dem onstration by the bailiffs, there was a spontaneous outburst of applause when Foreman M. R. Williams, in response to the court's query, stated that the Jury had found a verdict of "hot guilty." There was. a rush to the side of Dap row, which was stopped by the bailiffs, but It was renewed a few moments later after Judge Hutton thanked and discharged the Jury. Then ensued a remarkable scene. jDarrow approached the Jurors still In the box to thank them and two of them. Jurors Golding and Dunbar, threw their arms about him and patted his back. Other jurors reached for ward and clasped hands with the at torney. The scene gradually resolved Itself Into a reception for Darrow and the Jurors, and friends of the erstwhile de fendant crowded up to congratulate and shake hands with the jurors. Darrow was plainly nervous when he entered the court room to try to £ace the greatest crisis of his life, iludge Hutton mounted the bench and the roll of the jury was called. The court immediately began reading the charge. He said In part: "Gentlemen of the jury, the evidence Is all In and the arguments are over. I now give these Instructions." He urged the twelve men not to be swayed by personal opinions expressed by the attorneys for both sides, unless such opinions were supported by the evidence. The court added: "If you find the defendant bribed or aided others to bribe or to'oorruptly influence a juror, you must find guilty. You cannot convict on the tes timony of an accomplice unless such testimony is corroborated by outside evidence. "I charge you that the evidence pre sented in this case does not warrant conviction on the first count In this indictment. If you find through an agent, the defendant approached George Lockwood and gave him $600 for the purpose of influencing his. de cision In the McNamara case, It will be your duty to find him guilty." Los Angeles, California. An air of uncertainty surrounds the disposi tion of the second indictment against Clarence S. Darrow, notwithstanding the asnouncement of District Attor ney Fredericks that the Chicago law yer would be tried again. The second indictment alleges that Mr. Darrow bribed Robert F. Bain, the first juror sworn to try the Me Namara case. District Attorney Fredericks reiter ated his intention to bring Darrow to trial on the Bain indictment but he declined to say what date he would recommend for the trial when oppos ing counsel appeared before Judge Hutton. It was announced that Judge Hut ton would be asked to set the date at once, but the district attorney said there might be some delay as he had not definitely determined what request to make. It also was probable, he said, that the defendant might have some request. The impression prevails that be cause of the length and cost of the trial just ended and the rapidity with which the jury reached its verdict there will be no further trial of Dar row. KNOX OFF FOB JAPAN. Secretary to Represent United 8tates lat Funeral. Washington, D. C. Secretary of State Philander C. Knox, for the time being special ambassador of President Taft to Emperor Yoshihito of Japan, has just left, acocmpanied by Mrs. Knox and Ransford 8. Miller, chief of the far eastern division of the state department on a Journey half way round the wortd to personally repre sent the president of the United States •at the funeral ceremonies of the de ceased Japanese emeror, Mutsuhito, at Tokio,Sept 18. The party traveled In a special car toy way of Chicago, St Paul and then (to Seattle, where they will embark tipon the armored crulser Maryland. 'rt? Wife Leads Soldiers. ,, Juarez, Mexioo. Clad In a manra •bhakj riding salt tbe young and beautiful wife of tbe rebel, Col,' l*sro Alanls, put herself at tbe bead of a band of insunectos and after oompelK pm, contributions ef arai, hones and •applies, rode of to jttte her btostfsi. poltxM BsHhi TURKS MASSACRE CHRISTIANS May Meet With Governor Wilson at Sea Girt Sea Girt N. Y. Democratic edi tors throughout the country soon may be requested to gather at Sea Girt for a conference with Governor Wood row Wilson. josephus E. Daniels, national com mitteemen from North Carolina and chairman of the committee on publici ty, had a long talk with the gover nor, in. which he broached tbe plan for a meeting of editors of democratic and independent papers, the time to coincide with the annual meeting of the American Newspaper Publishers' association in New York next month. *1 like the idea very much," Gover nor Wilson said, in commenting on Mr. Daniels' scheme. Governor Wilson said he was much interested in dispatches from Califor nia telling of thei speeches in his be half by Mrs. Gertrude Atherton. GENEBALS EXECUTED. Alleged Heads of Plot of Dr. Sun Yat Sen's Party. London, Eng. The dramatis ar rest and execution of several Hupeh generals. Including Chang Chen Wn, alleged to be the head of a plat re cently unearthed at Hankow have caused intense excitement at the Chin ese capitaL The generals were seised In the night and the two leaders of the Wn Chang outbreak were shot The other officers were executed. The men be longed to the Tung Men Hui, Dr. Sun Yat Sen's party. Lad Admits He Poisoned. Santa Rosa, California. Adam Clark, a 15-year old boy of Windsor, In a confession after his arrest upon the chsrge of being responsible for the death of his mother land the illness of two others persons, told how he ad ministered poison in food at his home. Mrs. Augusta Clark, the mother, died. James Clark, the father, is expected to die and John Ruddel, a neighbor, laIn a serious condition. 945,000 Inn Burned. Lake Hopattoiu& New York. W!M Alanls is operating tbe, ft* Id^ty of Falottisltlt 1sMi&~ iSKXn5P®k *i!is ijjt Secretary of 8tate Knox has been named by the president as special am bassador to Japan to attend the funer al of the lete emperor on September 1&. He will be aoeompanled by Mrs. Knox, Randferd S. Miller,, of the state department and a rear admiral and a major general ae aide. REPORTED THAT MOHAMMEDANS DID KILLING. i!!iI8j8I Ottoman Empire Facee Trouble as Re Sult fthe Out- llpl!!!!! brea^K^^i^|^i!i^^| Oettinje, The recent massarce of Christians at Bessana makes the seo ond outbreak of this 'nature In the Balkans within a fortnight and may have an Important effect upon the already strained relations between the Ottoman empire and Its neighbors to the north. On Aug. 2, last a massacre of Bal garlans by Mussulmans, lasting sever al hours, followed the explosion of a bomb In the market place of Kots chana In European Turkey. The in furiated Turks who suspected Bul garians of perpetrating the bomb out rage, in which 11 persons were kill ed, are reported to have slain no few er than 140'Christians, besides wound ing several hundred others. According to reports received here, the massacre was perpetrated by Mo hammedans, and besides a number of people being killed, a number of girls were taken captive. MAY INVITE EDITOBS. -*r- The line, new colonial inn, recently completed a ooft of wiM destined brSrii. iellev* Mrs, Bogges qrowni^^i St Louis, Mo. Dr. marine hospital IS Investigating the August J, of IMs 7 •"tSSw.1' hWm W£% «i| BJ.- si*, ROSE IS QOKROBOKATKO S'if''v!: j'.' Material Witness Tells Same Story-* Do Not Knew Whether He Gave Money to "Murder Crew." New York, Aug. Sl.—lPersistent ef» forts of the police to wrest Sam Schepps from tbe custody of Assistant District Attorney Rubin durink hi4 trip from Hot'Springs' have come to naught Schepps is now a prisoner oh a technical charge In the West Side Jail under surveillance of men from the district attorney's office, who have orders to allow no one to comihunl cate with him without credentials from Mr. Whitman himself. Sohepps will go before the grand Jury Immediately and Is expected tt» corroborate in every essential detail the story told by his friend, Jack Rosej upon which Police Lieutenant Chasw Becker was Indicted for Rosenthal's assassination. 8chepps reached here accompanied by District Attorney Whitman, who Joined the Schepps party at Albany1 after a journey from his summer home at Manchester, Vt How essential it seemed to Mr. Whitman that he should personally. protect Schepps from New York po lice Interference appeared when it waa learned that Detective A1 Thomas, the police officer who, with Assistant Dis trict Attorney Rubin, brought Schepps from Hot Springs, had received dur ing the journey east several tele grams from Deputy Police Commis sioner Dougherty, ordering him to bring the prisoner to police headquar ters directly upon his arrival. Thomas, who though a police detec tive. is attached to the district attor ney's office, did not answer- the tele grams until he had wired to Mr. Whit man, who was then in Manchester. Thomas Wired Dougherty. From Buffalo, on Saturday. Thomas sent a night letter to Dougherty, say ing: "Leave Buffalo 12:05 a. m., Aug. 19 due 9:25 a. m., via New York Central. At Hot Springs Schepps consented to waive extradition provided he be tak en direct to Whitman. This agreed ment entered into with Schepps by Whitman and Rubin. Schepps now ac companied by his own counsel, Ber nard Sandler. Under these conditions what will I do? Please answer." This Dougherty did not answer, nor did the deputy commissioner answer a similar message sent by Thomas the next day. But when the train bearing Mr. Whitman and the Schepps party ar rived at the 125th street station in New York City, five headquarters de tectives, headed by Detective Hagger ty, boarded it and demanded Schepps as their prisoner. "I will order the Instant arrest of any officer who attempts to take Schepps to police headquarters," Mr. Whitman told Haggerty, "and you ean present my coinpliments to your com missioner." Whitman Holds Schepps. Mr. Whitman explained to the de tectives that as district attorney of the county he was thoroughly familiar with the evidence against Schepps as an alleged accomplice of the murder and told them that it was insufficient to arrest him on such a charge, this being the one the police have made against him. "Schepps has come a voluntary, wit ness into the state on a pledge from me that he be protected and intend to protect him," declared the district attorney. Schepps was arraigned and held on a technical charge of vagrancy. His fellow prisoners In the West Side jail are Rose,' "Brldgie" Webber and Harry Vallon, with whom he exchang ed greetings in the prison. "I'm going to stick by you," yelled Schepps when he spied Rose behind a cell window across the court yard of the prison. 0n the trip from Albany, Mr. Whit man had a long conference with the witness behind stateroom doors and obtained from him, he said, a story which materially strengthened his evi dence against Becker and other pris: oners, seven in,all,..whom he expects the grand Jury will indict "He has oorrbborated everything in Jack jUwe's stpry that Rose said he, would," said Mr. Whitman. Bolllot Enters Auto Races! Chicago, Aug. 21.—George Bollolt. winner of the last French grand prix. Will be one of the drivers who wll| ®l^Wred by pyater Bay, N- Y,. twits against I brought to a successful conclusion, the va****** Wickerlhem bro?»gbt the Oil and AimMcaaT Tobacco b*1*ttor It 4^% w.