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VOLUME 10 Royal Welcome ForGovenor 'Complete Plans for Home Com ing of State's Chief Executive Made at Fargo. Fargo, N. D., Aug. 3.—Com plete plans for the home coming of Governor Hanna on his re turn to North Dakota this week .from Norway, where he went to officially present tKe bust of .Abraham Lincoln to the Nor wegian government as a gift of -North Dakota, have been arrang ed by the general committee in charge. The governor and his party will be met at Dilworth by the reception committee named by Mayor Emery, where he will leave the train and be escorted back to Fargo and his home on 'the corner of Third avenue and .Ninth street south. Judge Charles A. Pollock of the Third judicial district, will act -as chairman of the reception committee, and as such will be the first to officially greet Governor Hanna as he steps from the train. This is most appro priate, as the governor and jur ist have been close neighbors for many years, their home proper ties being separated only by the alley which divides the block in which they reside. Judge Pollock's associates on this committee will be Judge Charles F. Amidon of the United States district court, Dr. Lewis T. States district court, Dr. Lewis Guild .Commissioner Alex Stern, former Mayor William D. Sweet, fudge Edward Engerud, Com. J. J. Jordan, Postmaster H. C. Plumley Pres. George H. H'ollis ter of the Northern Trust Co., Pres. E. J. Weiser of the First Na tional bank, Pres W. A. Scott of the Pioneer Life Insurance Co, and of the North Dakota State fair. Com. Robert B. Blakemore, former Pres. John H. Watson of the Fargo Commercial club, Vice Pres. H. W. Gearey of the Mer chants National bank, O S. Hade land, Hon. Smith Stimmel, Com. Joseph L. Ames, J. P. Dotson, Joseph Myrvoid and former Aid. August Hanson. Reception at Night The public reception celebrat ing Governor Hanna's return from Norway will be held from the governor's residence at 8 •o'clock in the evening. Citizens will gather at the cor ner of Broadway and N. P. ave nue, where they will form in line and march to the governor's resi dence, headed by Pres. Herbert L. Lomis of the Northwestern Savings & Loan, who will act as marshall of the day. The procession divisions will include the John F. Reynolds Srepublic, ost of the Grand Army of the Co. E. of the North Da kota National guard, the Sons of Norway and citizens in general. The line of march will be south on Broadway to Front street, west on Front street to Eighth street south, south on Eighth street south to Third ave nue south, west on Third ave nue, south to Governor Hianna's residence on the corner of Third avenue and Ninth street south. Welcomed by Amidon. Judge Charles F. Amidon of the United States district court has been selected to deliver the address of welcome. He will be introduced by Mayor Emery. The mlayor will welcome the governor back to Fargo on behalf of the citizens of the city. Judge Amidon will welcome the governor on behalf of his old friends and neighbors and the citizenship of the state in general. I I I HI North Dakota State Bankers As sociation Issued State ment. To members of North Dakota Bankers' association: Bankers and business men of North Da kota should not allow the action taken by the clearing house asso ciations in the principal cities of the United States to create any uneasiness or apprehension in their minds or the minds of their customers and clients, and this bulletin is sent out in order that the situation may be clearly un derstood. Owing to the war situation in Europe all international financial transactions have gone on a gold "basis. Even tourists traveling in Europe are compelled to pay current expenses, in gold. Ameri can bankers must make good for foreign drafts by them in gold, and a large number of foreigners in America subject to military service in Europe are ordered to' return to their native countries and are endeavoring to take back with them funds in gold. American bankers for these reasons find it necessary to con serve all gold, and currency ex changeable for gold, now held in reserve by the banks of this coun try and are issuing clearing house certificates where currency or gold is demanded. It is a very simple precaution ary proposition and need cause no uneasiness whatever when un derstood. North Dakota has a good crop :hat will be readily and quickly turned into cash or credits as it is marketed and as the crop is sold for export, gold which has been going to. Europe recently must be returned, so that the present precautionary measure can only be temporary. We are assured by the Grain Re ceivers' association of the north west that ample provision is be ing made to take care of the crop now being harvested no matter what export conditions may be, and it only remains for bankers and business men of the state to accept the situation as it is and conserve their cash resources for the time being. Bussiness con ditions are sound and the present trouble which is merely an inter ference with established trade and commerce will right itself as soon as normal trade conditions are re-established. Our food supplies will be needed and eagerly sought for by the foreign countries in a very short time, and we have every reason to believe at such prices as will bring handsome returns to our producers. In the meantime we have the assurance that our crop movement will be financed without hindrance and with this credit assurance we have nothing to fear. Very truly yours, North Dakota Bankers Asso ciation. By W. C. Macfadden, Sec'y. District Court Has Adjourned Jury Discharged and Courts Ends After a Busy Session in Which Many^ Casses Were Tried- Jury in Leuhe Case Disagree and Bring in Compromise Ver dict. The case of F. E. Leuhe vs. P. H. Lee and others for alleged services rendered as a public ac countant was on in district court when we went to press last week. The case came to trial Friday and -losed Saturday about five 'clock. The jury was out from that time until Monday morning when they brought in a verdict for $101.50, being about half the amount sued for. F. E. Leuhe, who is a certified accountant at Bismarck, was employed by a committee of citizens during the recent city election campaign to check up th'e city books and ren der a financial statement showing the condition of the city. This was wanted by the Brinton sup porters to use during the cam paign, as the city auditor, M. A. Egan, had published a false and misleading statement showing only a little over $8,000.00 when the true amount was over $125, 000.00. Mr. Leuhe came to Beach and entered upon the work, but in stead of making a report to the Golden IPallev Nearly all Europe Involved in War Within the past week practically all European countries have suddenly plunged into war. Authentic and detailed information regarding the situation is diffi cult to get, owing to strict censorship of all news from the old country. Daily papers have been filled with more or less reliable news regarding developments which, "boiled down" to some of the known facts, are about as follows: Germany, France, Austria-Hungary, England, Belguim, Russia and Servia are now actually at war. Mobilization of troops is being hurried in these and oth er countries. Reservists are holding themselves ready for call to arms. Reports of battles are numerous, but confirmation is lacking undoubtedly there has been great bloodshed. Seemingly the situation is such that a world-wide war, which will be the greatest known, is imminent. ever committee he turned his report over to the city council. The report showed law violations and errors, but in spite of this con dition the accountant supplemen ted his report with a glowing whitewash" of every city official and stated that they had done their duty in every respect. The committee refused to ac cept the report and also refused to pay the accountant and the suit followed. On account of the number of farmers excused by the court, the jury list was exhausted before a jury for this case was secured anc Sheriff Madison was ordered to draw eight jurymen to fill the box and like the Irving case last win ter, the box was well filled by the sheriff and a dissagreement was expected from the start. Leuhe sued for $199.50 and the verdict of $101.50 was the result of a compromise. Following the Leuhe case the jury was dismissed and a number of court cases were tried, the court adjourning Tuesday of this week. President Wilson Has Proclaimed Neutrality. Washington, Aug. 4. —President Wilson today issued a proclamation of neutrality. McCumber Wants Peace A resolution directing President Wilson to ap proach the warring na tions of Europe with the good offices of the United States, introduced by Senator. McCumber, was referred to the senate committee on foreign re lations. Senator McCumber will ask for a favorable report tomorrow. *4 BEACH CHURCH NOTES. METHODIST CHURCH Regular services at the M. E. Church, Sunday morning and evening, August 9th. A thirty minute street meeting will be held before the Epworth League meet mg in the evening. F. W. CRESS, Pastor. LUTHERAN CHURCH. Rev. Hi E. Baalson of Sid vana, Wash., will preach the morning sermon at 11 a. m. and evening sermon at 8 p. m. Eng lish in the evening. J. Theo. Bursett, Pastor. Ray Sutton and Charles Slater, °f Dennis, Mont., were business visitors in Beach on Thursday. A Newspaper that Causes Comment in a Town that is Talked About PUBLISHED AT BEACH, GOLDEN VALLEY COUiNTY, NORTH DAKOTA, FRIDAY, AUGUST 7, 1914 Loses Ufe' In Big Beaver A Stranger in This Part of the County—Body Shipped to Phillips, Wis., for Burial. Only meager details can be ob tained of the drowning of John Aullzt last Sunday in the Big Beaver, some twelve or fifteen miles northwest of Wibaux, but the circumstances as near as can be ascertained are as follows: John Aullzt came to this terri tory looking for work during the harvesting and threshing season and last Saturday hired out a nan northwest of Wibaux and went home with him. Sunday, in company with several other young men, he went to the Beav er for a boat ride and bath. The boat was for a time rowed, then Aullzt plunged into the water and swam about for a time. He appeared to be an expert swim mer, changing from one position to another. Then he disappear ed, but his companions thought he had dove and made no at tempt to rescue him. When he went down the second time one of the boys remarked that some thing must be wrong and im mediately dove after him, but was grappled and had a hard struggle to break away and save himself. Steps were immedately taken to recover the body, but were not successful until some time Monday. R. E. Walker, the Beach undertaker, was sent for and on Tuesday the body was shipped to Phillips, Wis., for bur ial. The young man was about 22 years of age, but we have been unable to learn anything about his relatives. It Is Wibaux County Now Overwhelming Majority in Favor of Creation of the New Coun ty, With Wibaux a? County Seat. *V Glendive, Mont., Aug. 4.— Wibaux county we can now call it, for the proposition carried at the election on Saturday by an overwhelming majority. The to tal vote, exclusive of Smith creek, which has some 32 votes, was 541 for division and 48 against. For county seat, Yates polled 63 votes to 533 for Wibaux. It was rather a peculiar election insofar as the candidates were concern ed, that while various candidates had no opposition for certain of fices, there were as many as four aspirants for various of the oth ers. Quite a goodly delegation of Glendive people, most of them former Wibauxites, were down to see the result when the returns came in. Exclusive of the one precinct, the total vote is as follows: For County 541 Against County 48 County Seat. Yates 63 Wibaux 533 Senator Kinney 405 Lynch 206 Representative 1 Hawks 571 Sheriff Jones 423 Kuehnl 54 Smith 14 Terrell 152 Treasurer Grandy 463 Meickley 156 Clerk Slyter 129 Snow 87 Chappell 376 Clerk of Court. Cannon 185 Jeffers 447 Assessor Staggs 388 Wicka 225 A E N O I E If you want to buy a second hand threshing outfit almost new, at half price call C. W. FINKLE Phone 114 Beach, N. D. Schafer, N. D., Aug. 5.——The body found in the Missouri river near Nesson and identified at the time as that of Henry Sexse, for whose murder Sam Burns is held without bonds, was not that of Sexse, but was that of Carl Rad nitz of Minneapolis. The McKenzie County Murder Mystery Further Complicated This last discovery increases the mystery of the disappearance of Sexse and leaves the position of Burns more in doubt. Sexse a claim holder, disappeared. A few days later a body thought to have been his, with a bullet hole in the breast, was found in the river. A short time afterwards Sam Burns, a neighbor, stated that he had purchased Sexse's farm and the latter had gone to Canada. He also is alleged to '^ave sold some personal articles that were known to have belong ed to Sexse. This led to his ar rest and so excited did some people become that there was talk of lynching and Burns was transferred to the jail at Minot. Recently a more thorough ex Attorney Fisher 317 Leahy 316 Supt. of Schools ong 265 Duryee 60 •Vills 316 Coroner Kuch 381 Zabrocki 141 Public Administrator Teski 340 Commissioner-Two Years Oliver 278 Trollope 149 Grant 94 Efta 78 Commissioner-Four Years Hede 260 Grant 229 Commissioner-Six Years Barclay 344 Woodard 264 Surveyor Hurlbut 87 Page 21 AGRICULTURAL NOTES Farmers and Businessmen. A story is related of two farm er's wives and a store keeper which might as well had happen ed in Beach and having a moral to it of vital interest to farmers and businessmen, 1 am going to relate it? "Mrs. Brown, a very good but termaker, and Mrs. Smith, who makes an inferior quality of arti cle, were both trading at Jones' general store. Now Jones want ed to be fair and gave Mrs. Brown two cents per pound more for her butter than Mrs. Smith. Mrs. Brown told Mrs. A. and she in turn told Mrs. B. and so on through the whole alphabet until Mrs. Smith heard about it, and forthwith stopped trading with Jones. Jones, to rectify matters, henceforth paid the same price for all and any butter that was brought to his store in short, the honest Jones became unfair and Mrs. Brown did not get her money's worth." This state of affairs exists to a great extent in Beach today in explanation let me call the read er's attention to the following: On August 1, the New York Pro duce Market, which practically governs prices all over the coun try, quoted: Eggs Fresh gathered extras. .25 to 27c Extra firsts •2'iVi to 2414c Firsts 22 to 23c Seconds 19 to 21c Butter. Creamery 29 to 30c First 25'/2 to 28!/2C Seconds 22 to 2414c Process 20 to 23'/2C Packing stock 19 to 19'Ac Soap stock Below 14c Similar difference of prices prevail in garden produce, poul try, etc. Now there is no reason why the farmer should not get the advantage of higher prices and, incidentally, have an object ,n making or raising a high cla..s of jrociuce, except the inabil'iy of the merchant (for personal business reasons) to differentiate between his customer's products. It is suggeted that all, or as many merchants as wish to, unite in a produce society, where all produce will be graded and bought and an "exchange ticket" issued which would be good in trade at any of the merchant's stores, or a slightly lower cash price paid. This scheme would save the merchants the handling of produce and would give others as well as grocery men, a chance of farm produce trade. The farmer would get the whole val- amination of the clothing on the body of the floater showed a key ring in the lining of a pocket. It bore the name of Carl Radnitz of Minneapolis. Relatives came here and through dental work and other means identified the body as that of Radnitz instead of Sexse. Radnitz had been in Mondak, Mont., and was ill from blood poisoning last winter, after which he disappeared. That he was murdered at Mondak and his body thrown into the river appears certain as there was a ragged bullet hole in the breast. The officials will now endeav or to locate Sexse. Many peo ple believe he was really mur dered and his body either thrown into the river or buried, as Burns is said not to have any money with which he could have pur chased the Sexse place. It is also claimed the signature on the deed produced by Burns is not that of Sexse. It is probable that Burns will be at once re leased and if new evidence found he can be re-arrested. is ue of his produce and could do his trading in most any of the lo cal business houses. Also it would raise the quality of farm produce, and bring additional trade to Beach. The agricultural department of the high school is willing to look after the grading of the produce, and the management of the pro duce society. The object of the school in doing this, is to encour age the raising and making of good produce also in handling it, tell and show the producers how to obtain a higher grade. Anyone interested in this mat ter is invited to communicate with the agriculturist. G. V. VanTausk. SUFFRAGE NEWS An attractive feature of the big Ringling parade at Fargo was the suffrage float tastefully decor ated with yellow bunting and pennants bearing the inscription, "North Dakota Men Vote for Woman Suffrage November 3.'' It was drawn by a beautiful pair of dappled gray horses wearing the «-uftrage colors. The float was chneied all along the line untii it eaciied Moorhead. In iront of tl saloons on tf.e north bridge the crowd jeered and hissed, and several shouted "pitch it into the river." Some of these men who oppose suffrage for women at tempted to grab the standards holding the pennants, but a vici ous bull dog on the float show ed them his reasons for being there, and they concluded that valor's best part was discretion, and kept out of reach of the suff rage mascot. Mrs. Menze Burke of Idaho, a sister in law of ex-Governor Burke, is giving suffrage address es in the state. At Fargo she re lated how suffrage was granted in Idaho without demand of the women, but as a chivalrous rec ognition by the men of that state. She found woman's suffrage a great refining influence. She contended that voting was as pleasant as shopping and much less trouble. In Idaho 75 to 80 per cent of the women use the ballot, but they do not seek offi ce. Mrs. Carrie Chapman, presi dent of the International Wo man's Suffrage association, with a large reputation of internation al suffragists recently visited the English House of Commons. The Parlimentary under secretary for foreign affairs, Francis Dyke said the next government, whatever it might be, would be obliged to deal with the woman's suffrage question as a party measure. Lord Robert Cecil for the unionists, and James Ramsey MacDonald for the laborites. assured the de putation that the enfranchise ment of the women of England is at hand. On circus day at Northwood the ladies had an impressive suff rage parade. Leading the par ade and exemplifying the spirit of '76 was a boy costomed as Gen. Washington, and bearing a banner with the words, "The Same Spirit Today as in 1 776. No Taxation Without Represen tation." This was followed by autos and floats decorated in I suffrage colors and occupied by women in white dresses and hats 1 with orange colored ribbon scribed "Votes for Women." in- Dr. E. Sutter returned yester day afternoon from a visit of several weeks with relatives at Reynoldsville, Pa. nSkoric&l Society -..v NUMBER 39 Cheese Making In North Dakota Prospects Point to Increasing In terest in Industry, Says Com missioner Flint. ihere seems tu Lc a revival of interest in cheese making in this si* te, and Dairy Commissioner Flint is receiving quite a number of injuiries regarding the indus try. It is to be hoped it is a re vival and that after a lethargy of nearly 20 years the state will re gain an important industry which it had in the earlier days and which passed out of existence for almost two decades. Had Twenty-one Factories. Nineteen years ago, Commis sioner of Agriculture and Labor Laughlin reported that at the be ginning of the year 1895 there were seven cheese factories, manufacturing 74,092 pounds of cheese. Mr. Laughlin further stated that there were 113,155 pounds of cheese made in pri vate dairies and families or a to tal of 510,439 pounds in the state. First Factory at Lisbon. The first cheese factory in the state was established at Lisbon and was the banner factory of North Dakota, having received 832,000 pounds of milk, and manufactured 85,000 pounds of cheese during the season. W. E. Tinckom, the manager, bought milk at 70 to 75c per hundred, and found a ready market for his products at 10 and 1 1 per pound. Prices of both milk and cheese are from 25 to 33 per cent higher now, and it would appear that the industry should prove a profitable one to both the dairy man and the manufacturer. All Creameries Disappeared. But all these creameries disap peared and the question naturally arises as to the cause of the dis* appearance. Various causes are attributed, chief among which are these: Milk for cheese-making must be sweet, hence must be deliver ed daily in the summer time and at least every other day in the winter. In a sparsely settled country, where, in many cases long drives are necessary, the task was too great, especially during the harvest and threshing seasons. In those days it was so easy to raise wheat, and the dairy called for so much diligence that dairy ing naturally became irksome and dwindled until the factory was required to quit business. The creamery also became popular and in many places sup planted the cheese factory. Revival Coming. Now comes what seems to be the revival, for Mr. Flint says he has received more inquiries re garding the establishing of cream eries in the past six months than he has received during the past six years. Two cheese factories have been established during the present season with the prospects of others soon. Conditions Favo 'abI*. Eighteen years ago, when the state afforded 21 cheese factories a speaker before the annual con vention of the State Dairymen's association said. "The state of North Dakota today uses more cheese than is made within her borders. Hb further stated: "I believe the quality of milk pro duced here is equal to that pro duced anywhere is the country. That good butter and cheese can be made in the Dakotas has been conclusively provea, and that it can be produced more cheaply here than in any of the eastern states is a fact that cannot be controverted. We have cheap lands, rich soil, good climate, good water, abundant pasturage and natural meadow lands, pro ducing an abundance of hay of superior quality, and famous for its fattening qualities, as well as for its value for feeding dairy stock." Probably a New Era. In view of the foregoing, it would appear that North Dakota ripe for the encouragement of a new industry. The dairy de partment is lending all the en couragement possible and Com missioner Flint has arranged to meet with parties at various places, who have such projects in hand. The probabilities are, the next few years will see a number of cheese factories established throughout the state. This town would move faster maybe if you did. The Mother's club were enter tained on Thursday afternoon at the home of Mrs. L. B. Westby.