Ill TV -iT I'i I I
In Written Communication
to City Commissioners He
Gives His Reasons.
Minot, N. D.. Sept 14.—Ed Robin
son tendered his resignation as chief
of police of the city of Mlnot to take
The case of Chief Robinson went
into the hands of the commissioners
and they met to render a decision
in the removal proceeding brpught
against the Mlnot officer on charges
of neglect and Incompetence in office,
but the resignation made it unneces
sary for them to decide the case.
Police Commissioner E. 8. Shaw
made a motion that the resignation
be accepted, which was seconded by
Henry Byorum. It was accepted by a
Commissioner Shaw then made a
motion that Carl Peterson be made
temporary chief, the same being sec
onded by Commissioner Boyer. All
voted in favor ot Peterson with the
exception of President C. H. Rudd.
The meeting of the commissioners
was then adjourned.
The resignation of Chief Robinson
reads as follows:
"To the Honorable Board of City
Commissioners of Mlnot:
"Gentlemen Feeling that my use
fulness as an officer find public servant
has been greatly Impaired by the in
vestigation just concluded by your
honorable body,., and that regardless
ot any decision' you may make' as a
result of such inquiry my ability to
serve the public will have been great
ly lessened, I at this time tender to
you my: resignation as chief of police
of said city to take effect immediately
Sated at Mlnot. N. D.. this 10 th day
vef September, 19X4.
—"E. G. Robinson."
iAnother Term Started at Lakota To
day Fine Staff of Teachers.
Lakota, N. D., Sept. 14.—The La
kota schools opened today for an
The members of the school board
have been busy during the vacation
and have had everything put in first
elaas shape. Every room in the
building was thoroughly renovated.
The following corps of Instructors
'will have charge of the educational
jpork during the coming schocl year:
A. p. Weaver, superintendent.
Vera $£. Bliss, principal, mathema
tics and American history.
Marguerite Young, science.
Bdjoah Norton, English, history and
Hazel MeMaster, German and bot
Upp, English and agricul-
Irene Gibson, domestic science and
Howard G. Schleb, manual training
and athletic coach.
Eva Rorke, music and drawing.
Jessie McLean. English and history.
UHie A. ,Monson, sixth grade.
Jennie Skrivselh, fifth grade.
Ravenna Eckels, fourth grade.
Lora Memtt, third grade.
Alice Sheets, second grade.
Cora A. Pearson, grst grade.
Mrs. R. 9. Fleming of Grafton Tuber
Grafton, N. D„ Sept. 14—Mrs. R.
Fleming, nee Margaret Jane Lewis,
died after an Illness of nearly a year*
The Immediate cause of her demise
was hemorrhage of the lungs. Her
condition at times within the past few
months had been critical, she had
Ibeen able to be up and around until
a short time .before she passed away.
All the care and skill that physicians
comld devise had been brought Into
Play in an effort to save her life.
IJeceased was born at Cardigan
^ge. Prince Edward Island. April
14, 1878. When a child her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. John D. Lewis who have
®oth died, moved to Grafton. Here
0ne spent a happy girlhood and grew
to womatthood. She married her sur
vmn* husband In this city Nov. 22,
1802 and since then the family have
made Grafton their home the greater
are of the time.
husband she is survived
by three children, Lewis, Isabel and
I Thomas four sisters. Mrs. J. J. Ken
nedy of NciwYork. Mrs. H. M. Han
y* GaskelJ and Miss
S JywyhineJLewlg of this city, and three
"wethers, Clayton, George and Thomas,
The funeral was held from the
Catholicichurch in this city, Rev.
I Father Turcotte officiating.
Mlnot N. i., Sept 14.—Roy Tor
SflWnson of Ellen dale, Minn., who set
out to accomplish the remarkable feat
of riding a broncho from his home to
Sail Francisco in 80 days several
months ago, is stopping over in Minot.
having completed the long Journey in
the reoord-brealdng time of 78 days.
Torgenson is riding back to Minne
sota but will stop over in Minot for
a while to get his broncho in shape
Tor the remainder of the Journey.
Torgenson Won a big bet as a re
sult of his novel Journey. He receiv
ed the sum of 1700 for making the
trip in the stipulated time and will
get $1,000 more for the pony when he
finishes-the trip. Torgenson himself
v. trained the animal after others who
attempted to remain on his back had
heen hurled to the ground.
Torgenson was well fitted for the
journey, having passed 10 years as a
coWboy, roving over the plains in the
days when cattle ranches were un
limited in the TTnlted States. Torgen
north of Mlnot.
Let, Us Clean
Y#r Fall Suit
"fbu OONV KNO*^
V«u f««R SIMP*
FRED ANDREWS IS
Nelson County Convict Es
caped for Fear of Having
•^•to Face English Jail.
Bismarck, N. D., Sept. 14.—FYed
Andrews, the yauns: convict who made
his'escape from the penitentiary, was
recaptured 20 miles northeast of
Turtle Lake. He was caught by J.
H. Olson, deputy sheriff of McLean
county, and C...A. Webster, of Turtle
Lake, being at once turned over to
keepers Roy Biggs and W. I. Ander
son, who brought him back to tho
"Ticket of Leavo" Man.
Andrews was a "ticket of leave"
man from England, that is. he was on
parole from Parkhurst prison. Isle of
Wight. He broke his parole, and
came to this country, being later sent
to the penitentiary here from Lakota,
Nelson county, for the crime of grand
larceny. He was sentenced to a
Must Return to England.
It seemed somewhat surprising
that a man who had less than a year
of" his term left to serve, and who
was a trusty, with comparative free
dom, should attempt to escape, but
the reason beqomes quiet plain when
it is known that the English authori
ties are waiting for him to finish his
term here, when he will be at- once
deported from this country and tak
en back to finish his term on the Isle
Iqtended to Enlist.
"When caught Andrews was a very
dejected man. He 'explained that he
Intended to go across the line into
Canada, and there enlist in the army
for service in Europe, hoping In that
way to escape the term In the British
prison. He had been traveling most
ly at night, he said, and sleeping
Caught by Post Card.
However, the officials knew that
his general direction was north and
they had the whole country natroled
in that direction. Post cards with
Andrews' picture were sent to all the
towns, as is the custom when a con
vict escapes, and it was one-of these
post cards that led to Andrews' ap
prehension finally.. Keeper Biggs, hfcd
some of them with him and showed
one to a young driver for the Stand
ard Oil company, whose route covers
the territory in the vicinity of Turtle
lAke. When shown the picture, the
young man exclaimed, "why, that fel
low rode with me all day," a dis
tance of 10 or 12 miles. The officials
Immediately set out and caught An
drews trudging along the road.
Andrews comes of excellent family,
and Is highly educated. His brothers
are prominent business men in Scot
land and Canada. It Is said that he
had wealth which he inherited, but
he went through it and was left pen
REFUSED TO SELL
State's Attorney Thought He Could
Catch Bootleggers. But They
Were Too Wise.
Langdon, N. D., Sent 14.—State's
Attorney Grimson had quite an ex
citing time at Alsen when he located
a number of men that he suspected
were bootlegging, and proceeded to
arrest them. They had a large supply
of boose-on hand, but he was unable
to buy any pf it and had to resort to
some other than a bootlegging charge
to block the game. There were three
in the party and while Mr. Grimson
was talking with one. the other two
made oft aeros? country in spite of
the efforts of some of the Alsen citl
zens to stop them- -The one who was
detained by the state's attorney, and
who put forth a strenuous effort to
fcet away before Constable Rohn ar
rived on the Bcene, was taken before
Justice Mlckelson and sentenced to
SO days on the charge ot vagrancy.
His supply of booze, was confiscated.
GETS 8 YEA5S
Man Arrested on Murder Charge
Pleads Gnilty to Manslaughter.
Bottineau, N. P.. Sept. 14-—Thomas
Dods, who was arrested some two
weeks ago for the murder of Ed.
Burke, *H taken to Rugby by- the
sheriff and had. his hearing in district'
court before Judge Burr Dpds epter-,
ed "a plea of guilty of manslaughter
in the first degree. He was given a
sentence of eight years at hard labor
itrthe penitentiary at Bismarck.
The homicide occurred during, a
drunken rJw and owing to the fact
that no weapons were used, also on
account of pleading guilty, the court
showed some leniency. The convicted
man is about 40 years ot age and al
though he has no fixed location, those
for whom he forked arot)n4 Ru**e}l
for the past few years, Mr he was not
a bad character.
MAY LOSE LEO
Grafton, N. D„ Kept 14.—The yomig
»on of County Auditor O. M. Tnmr
yi Grafton, *ho Wa» ap trtriM* to,
t». MUij^iK)l|s als wepk wtter» an
HANK AND KNOBS—The idea Is Carried Out
I to if
the day tiine. He avoided all towns,
making wide detourfe Doubtlesa^he
•Would have been caught sooner, but
the hounds, which were put on his
trail as soon as his. escape was ob
served, lost the scent at a point where
he crossed a creek.
A SO OM CRAM 6 «S
Mraj •A*i$er#bh is expected home
soon, the-state department having
taken "in 'hand arranKements 'to for
ward money to her.
A letter written early in, August,
delayed In transmission, shows-pathe
tic side of war.
"As, sp.on as we landed in Bremen
we noticed great excitement among
the people, and when we'arrived at
the railroad station troops of soldiers
were coming from all directions
boarding ,: the trains. They stated
that they wire .to be taken to Aus
tria. Newspaper extras announced
Heart Failure Caused Death of Old
tinier of South Prairie, This State.
Minot, N. D., Sept. 14.—Martin E.
Aamodt, father of Adolph Aamodt of
South Prairie, died at a hospital In Ml
not after an illness of six weeks.
Heart failure was the cause of death.
The, deceased was born in 1842 in.
Christlanla,' Norway. He left Nor
way wh.en 19 years old and located
in Wisconsin. From there he went
The deceased and his family left
Mitchell, Iowa, in 1884 and located
at Buttzville, N. D., where Mrs.
Aamodt died in 1890. He located a
homestead on South Prairie In 1901
where he made his home since.
Fine Improvements in the Hanklnson
School This Year.
Hankinsonj N1. ©., Sept. 14.—School
opened here today with a corps of
fourteen teachers. A number of im
provements in the building and
grounds have been made. The grounds
have been filled in, steel ceilings put
in three of the rooms, and an auxil
iary boiler installed in the heating
plant. A storage room for books has
been built in the basement, and many
minor conveniences arranged for the
teachers and pupils.
Of the teachers employed last year,
but five will be back-^Supt. Smith,
Misses Berrlgen, Peltz, Berg and Be
mis. The complete list of teachers is
Superintendentr-R.E. Smith, Hank
Principal—Miss Janet Sandy, Max
bass, -N. t.
Assistant principal—Miss Hazel
Sec. Assistant—Miss Marie Shelley,
Park River, N. D.
Eighth grade—Miss Elizabeth Ber
rigan, Enderlin, N. I.
Seventh grade—Miss Bernlce Bald
Sixth grade—Miss Mayme Peltz,
Fifth grade—Miss Francis Hussey,
Bordulac, N. D.
Fourth, grade—Miss' Florence Hus
sey, Bordulac, N. D.
Third grade, Miss Hllga Berg, En
derlin, N. D.
Secopd grade—Miss L. Pearl Bemis,
Carrington, N. D.
First grade—Miss Mary Louise
Drey, Breckenridge, Minn.
Primary grade, Miss Alice M. Eng
Mu«lc and drawing—Miss Leone
Wisdom is merely common sense in
an uncommon degree.
Got Larger, Festered and Came to
Head. Body, Arms and Hands
Entirely Covered. Impossible to
Valecpe, ind.—'"Almost a year ago my
fcee sad neck w*e entirely oorMd wiu,
•ons. Eint they broke out la
.. W. Tber MN
eatimy corsred. could scsreely beer to
lie down. My eoedttlfln at that time wis a
for WM imneertble to work.
"I tfW many diff«reD« preacrtptions,
getting seeretly any relief and nobeneflt in
w«y of heaiiag. aMend advised me to
we Cuttcwa Soap and Oiatnwnt irtrfch I
SHAPED LIKE THU
•AMD WHEM THEV
Mothers And Wives Trail Soldiers
of Germany as They Go to Front
Dakota Women Describes Pathos
Velva, tit: D.,. Sent. 14 —The other
side of war le graphically described
by Mrs, QsJ£W/ Antl*rJtn of Velva, .who
is at JesstytiV: Germany, the home of
her pAre^ts. ,:' Pelftyed letters -frorh
her have" been received by her
found the tight remedy. They bccsn fo
•a4 the tarlfeilBB sloyped. After
•••fii.-'.X SRB#- trail/*
Samples Frttt hy Mall
THE GRAND FORKS DAILY HERALD MONDAY EVENING SEPTEMBER 14,1914.
the declaration of war between AuS'
tria and Servia with Russia moboliz
ing. I was of course in the hope that
war with Germany, would b6 avoided,
but still I felt a chill as I read it.
Three days-after 1 tame home war
was- declared between Germany and
Russia and every young man with
head and feet on Just simply have to
go. If is a terrible' excitement and
I can hardly keep my thoughts to
gether. I was Just looking out
through the window and saw a' great
number of young, strong, healthy men
marching up towards the depot. All
of them carried their little trunk of
provisions and guns. Beside them and
following, them were their mothers,
wives and relatives, all -weeping It
is simply heartbreaking. Nothing
tears, agoayandisbrrow all over, arid
all this for what?"
FOUR NEW TEACHERS
Bantry School Opened This Morning
and Successful Year is Antici
Bantry. N. D., Sept. 14.—School be
gan in this city this morning and a
most successful yedr is looked for.
School commenced'in IMstrict No. 4,
north Of town. Feu* new teachers
have'been engaged for this year. The
new Instructors'are:-r Principal, H-. H.
Albln of Missouri attestant principal.
Smith Taylor of Towner intermediate
room ,Miss Brownlee of Bantry pri
mary room. Miss R.: Becker of Bantry.
At school No. 4, Mary D. Wilson of
Sweet Springs, Mo., *111: be the teach
COST OF SCHOOLS
In Nineteen Districts hi Foster County
$04,000 Was Expended Leist Year.,
Carrington. NI —^To run
the 60 schopbbuildj^n in!-!!) districts
in Foster county.-.for tH"e, year l913
1914 cost •94,007.85.^ That includes
all expenses, interest' paid, etc. It
costs on the average, throughout the
entire county, $2.41 each month for
eaoh pupil enrolled. The cost per
month per student varies greatly. It
was highest in Larabbee township the
past year, being over 110 per month
per pupil. Carrington had the small
est, 68 cents. In Larabbee the resi
dents voted for a consolidated school
two .or three years ago and the cost
per .pupil run abnormally high this
The school property in,.the county
is valued at. $201,500. This includes
the buildings and grounds and equip-:
meht.. The total.' taxable wealth of
the county is $3,762,004. From that
amount $68,000 will be raised in
school taxes the coming year. The
total receipts by all school treasurers
last year was $117,191.12. After pay
ing the expenses of the schools there
was a surplus of over $80,000 left in
the treasuries with Which to. begin
business this fall.
Last Rites Over Body of Prominent
Man at Dlcjdnaon.
Dickinson,1 N. D., Sept. 14.—The
funeral of the late J. A. McGregor was
held from the Masonic temple here
and was attended by a great congre
gation of friends.
John Andrew McGregor died in St.
Paul of cancer after a lingering ill
ri®*s. He came to thi northwest in
1873, settling in Iowa, moving from
there to Minnesota. He went to the
Black HlUs in 1876. notwithstanding
the fact that the In^lanp'were making*
a great deal of trouble in that vicinity
at that time.: Mining did not pan Oiit'
w,ell fqr him, and he trapped and
shot for a time, and then drifted down
the Little Missouri to' what is how
Medora. in 1880.
In 1886 he fame to Dickinson
and was manager of the Dickinson
Mercantile company until 1895, when
he went to Beach and. took up ranch
ing. He prospered, held county of
fices, was prominent in church and
«°clety, and in the Masonic order in
Dickinson and Beach.' -He had many
friends all over th6 northwest, and
general regret is felt over his demise.
Work. Used Cuticura Soap and
Ointment. In Three Weeks Well.
LEG BADLir CUT
Fann Hand Nearly boat UUnb Ji Aocl
McH^nry N. e»Vt- 14.—Frank
PimpUs which Itched «nd U»
tnaM me 'V«y much: 'ft.
they got lar«r, festered
»nd oune to a bead.
Mil wa« so brtenae and
ttie frrltwion ao bed it kept
me-awake somettoiss during
the whole night. My body,
1 wins aBd hands broke, oat In
rutining one of
the Albert Jackson separators this
season, came near haviiig a fatal accl
dent. He™ ad ustlng some part of
tne reed board when ifirithbut warn
the machine was. set in motion
.With the result that ht' right leg was
caught in the Machine and a severe
out made JUst below tfcn taee. Cole
Was hurriedly brought" to tdWh, but
considerable difficults' Wai experienceil
stopping the flow, ot blood,. owing
pis^e to,tgke ^re of!the woui&. He
now retting easily, Stit it 111 he
some time before he ls able to be .up
an4 around.* It is oontfdered Very
fortunate thit the accident did not re
sult more terltfUMy.
„. oca® TBrnhsM iMxtm-
Minot, N. D., sept. 14.^-Jphn Mad-
hells dehOft, Dr. C. ?. €»mpbe]|. They
to teto the
.. ftequent coiiec^lo^g apt to
I J" tt
Tosten Tostenson of Velva^
Accident Victim, Died at
Minot, N. D., Sept. 14.—Tosten Tos
tenson, aged 52 years, a wfell known
farmer living near Voltaire who was
fatally injured when he fell on a
pitchfork, died at St. John's hospital
as a result of the accident.
The body was shipped to St. peter,
Minn., his old home, for burial.
Mr. Tostenson was brought here
from Velva. He was oiling a machine
in preparation for farm work and WM
standing on one pf the wheels when
he lost his balance. He fell directly
on the handle of a fork which was
standing in an upright position, and
the handle pierced his clothing and
Body and inflicted Altai internal in
Mr. Tostenson was a native of Nor
way and was formerly representative
in the legislature from his district.
One brother and two sisters at St. Pe
ter. Minn., and a sister at Portland,
Ore., survive the deceased.
School Opened at Northwood This
North wood, N. D.. Sept. 14.—The
Northwood city school opened today.
The following is the personnel of the
G. T. Alme'n, HUleboro. superin
Arthur Johnson, manual training
and assistant in high school..
Miss C. Lillian Johnson, assistant
In high school.
Miss Lois A. Dart of Moorhead,
music and high school work.
Miss Honor C. Murphy of Linden,
Ind:, domestic economy" and, high
The above teachers will also take
care of eighth grade work.
Miss Clara E. Woodworth of Graf
ton, sixth and seventh grades.
Miss Mabel Evanson. fourth and
Miss Florence A. Darling of Girand
Forks, second and third grades.
Miss Floy Cooper of Casselton, N.
GOLD MINER RETURNS.
Mlnot, N. D.. Sept. 14.—Charlie
Good returned from Bawhlde, Nev.,
where he has been operating a. gold
mine for several ye^rs. He always
returns at this season of the year to
spend several waeka hunting. Mr.
Good cecently made a shipment of
his' ore, the assays showing that it is
Transient Taken HI While Working
on Threshitut Rk,
Willow Sty, KDT £$t 14.—TA
transient by the name of Louis Rosefl
beck, who had been working on a
threshing rig, was brought to this city
a very III man. He was taken to the
hotel and he gradually grew worse In
spite of medical aid. He was taken
to the Bottineau hospital for an oper
ation, but the man died two hours
later. Stoppage of the 'bowels is given
as the cause of death. The man was
a'stranger, but said that he had a sis
ter in Kansas City, his parents resid
ing in Denmark. The body was turned
over to the coroner, who communicat
ed with the sister in Kansas City.
IN BAD SHAPE
Mandan, N. D., Sept 14.—That It
will be impossible to tell for several
days yet whether J. E. Jones will re
cover from the injuries to his brain
Is the assertion of the attending phy
sician. The taan has hot regained
consciousness since he was struck on
the head with a- ball bat.
His brother. George P. Jones,
Jones of Rock, arrived from La
Moure, called here by the serious ill
ness of the reform school instructor.
Minot, N. ©., Sept.-14.—Mrs. E^-Van
Houeen, who runs a rooming house ort
Jar vis street, was arrested charged
with stealing $75 from Liszie Phillips,
one of the roomers. Miss Phillips says
her room rent expired and when she
returned to the house she found her
belongings thrown out into the hill.
Mrs. Van Housen gave bonds to ap
pear at trial.
Philadelphia Telegraph: Congress
man Peter J. Doollng of New- York
smiled the other evening when refer
ence at a dinner was made to ,eflem»
inate ways. He said he was reminded
of the explanation of Smith.
Hot Attfa and vruafoty
the Time to Boy Farms!
NOW'S THE TJME to see just what a farm is and what it does.
NQW'S THE TIME to plan changes if they are to. he made before
the next year's crop is sown.'
NOW'S THE TIME to mafce your money eari\ tnore thoney~in
farm laiids. Read and invest in
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Classlfled Advertisement '0jne C«nt a Word a day.
Some time ago the Smiths attended
a reception where they met a man
named Brown. On the way home,
while exchanging opinions of the
guests, Brown was mentioned.
"Speaking of that man Brown,"
vigorously remarked Smith, "he cer
tainly has an effeminate way of talk
"Why, John,": was. the wondering
rejoinder of Mrs. Smith. "How can
you say that? He certainly has a
very loud and masculine voice!"
"Yes, I know he' has," explained
Smith, "hut what I mean Is that he
talks all the time."
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and no matter what happens they
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