Servants of the People
For fifty years, regardless.? of timet, or
circum.« anccs history has demonstrated
that the National banks have been right
good servants of the people.
Willing to serve at all timet. Whether it
was thn safety of their money, the taking
care of their book keeping by check ac
counts. the encouragement of thrift, the
the making of a loan, or givin? of advice
money matters, the National Banks
have stood lor Service of the highest de
N ti nal syst with ear?ful manage
ni(-« during all its years of business have
g've i this bank a 100 per cent record and
we w ill so serve
Merger of Swedi»h Royal
Family Undergoes Operation.
Prince William, second son of King
GtUtave of Sweden, has been operat
ed on for nppendicitis. His condition
is satisfactory. Prince William, who
also is Duke of Sodermanland, is thir
tvtro vcar* old
BILL TO ENCOURAGE
Washington, Feb. 1.—Details of the
new administration ship bill to build
a mcn-han? marine and naval aux
i'i. iics, revised to command the votes
dissenting Democrats, were made
public for the tlrst time.
It will be introduced in the house
by Chairman Alexander of the mer
i I ant mnrine con lnittee. who will
1 :id the fight for its passage on thej
Public hearings, at which President
Wilson and others will be asked to
tthtli'y, will begin in a few days.
Tlie striking differences between the
be a bill and the one which failed In
file senate last year are modilication
Of the government operation feature
aoil broadening of the powers of the
•hipping board, which it is proposed
Government operation, under the
new bill, would be entered upon only
as a last resort if private capital fails
to respond to the enterprise. The
Shipping board would be empowered
in the fu'ure.
The First Rational Bank o( Lrannon
regulate all Interstate and ferula*
in American waters. as the
tntnrxtate commerce commission now
regulates interstate railway traffic
SIXTY-YEAR MINE fill*
In the country about Durango mines
are temporarily abandoned and opera
tors are awaiting restoration of pa
cific conditions. The campaign south
east of Duiango is reported progress
ing, and the Carranza authorities at
Torreon promise an early offensive in
MYSTERY SURROUNDS AFFAIR
Mother and Son Killed and Daughter
Wounded by Negro.
Buffalo, N. Y„ Feb. 1.—Mrs. Charles
Teiper, aged seventy-one and her son
Frederick were killed and (3race Tei
per, a daughter, was mortally wound
ed by a n?gro on the Orchard Park
road about two miles from Buffalo.
John K. Teiper, another son, was
slightly injured in a fight with the ne
Mr. Teiper was shot. Fred Teiper
was hit on the head with an iron bar
end his skull crushed. Grace also was
struck with t»n iron bar. Her skull Is
fractured. Much mystery surrounds
the affair, as no motive for the killing
Six congressmen spoke in opposi
tion to the plan and telegrams deplor
ing the administration'- no'ley were
received from W. J. Bryan and Henry
Ford. They were cheered enthusfas
The speakers included Representa
tives Bailey of Pennsylvania, Callaway
and Dies of Texas, Gordon of Ohio,
Saunders of Virginia and Taveaer of
Illinois. All are Democrats.
For the Purchase or Sale
Barm Lands, Town Property, or for Farm Leans
Conklin Building Lemmon, South Dakota
Many British and
Sea Craft 'ig
Lansford, I'a., Feb. 1.—The fa
mous mine Arc, which has beon
raging for more than sixty
yenrs and which started at
Summit Hill, has burned
through the immense concrete
well which the Lehigh Coal and
Navigation company sank in
front of it several years ago at
a cost of more than $1,000,000.
It is threatening the mammoth
vein in the Hather Creek val
ley, the largest and richest vein
of anthracite in the world.
ZEPPELINS VISIT PARIS
8core of People Killed wti"'!!**? t»
jured in Brief Raic! of German Air
•hip—Teutona Claim to Be Holding
Ground Gained in Welt
Christiania, Feb. -Extraordinary
British and Herman i. ival activity has
been in evidence along the Norwegian
coast the past few da s, according to
the Slavang»-r correspondent of the
Morgenbladet, who ncids that a clash
is possible at any tim". A number of
British warships and Herman subma
rines have been observed just outside
A steamer arriving from England,
continues the correspondent, was
stopped by a British cruiser which
fired a shot across its bow. The
steamer Edith from Lulieck, which has
arrived at Slavanger. saw a large
number of British destroyers, but was
Another Swedish ntpamer was pur
*ued by a Herman submarine close to
the Laeder coast, and saved itself by
entering territorial waters. A lar^i
British cruiser and a big submarine
were sighted off I'talre.
Reports from various pvrts of the
Laeder coast say a number of cruis
ers and destroyers have been seen go
ing southward close to land. A Nor
v,egian destroyer has Kone out on pa
TEUTONS HOLD ALL GAISN
Fighting la Continuing Aboat the Po
Berlin, Feb. 1.—All the ground
gained by the Germans in their offen
sive movements near Neuville ami
south of the Somrne has been retain
ed, It appears from an official state
ment by army headquarters, the
Fiench counter attacks haying been
repulsed. The text of the statement
"Fighting is continuing about the
position conquered by us south of the
road from Vimy to Neuville. A French
attack was repulsed.
"The position conquered iR-us south
of the Somme extends to 3,"00 meters
at a depth of 1.000 meters. A total of
17 officers and 1,270 men uere taken
prisoners. Among these are several
English. The French attempted
feeble counter attack, which was
'J* *t* *1* *f"
MEXICO REOPENS RAILWAY
Carranza Troops Patrol Road Prowl
Torreon to Durango.
Washington, Feb. 1—Railway com
munication between Torreon and Du
rango has been restored and the line easily repulsed.
is being patrolled by Carranza troops.
More than 1,300 troops are held at L)u- TCPPCI Ikl nPfiDC
i a n o a n 4 0 0 0 o e i n e v i i n i y I I U n U O
are available. A strong garrison is at
BOMBS ON PARIS
Paris, Feb. 1.—A Zeppelin dirigible
passed swiftly over a section of Paris,
dropping a dozen bombs. Weight COO
pounds each, which killed twenty-four
persons and injured twenty-seven.
The fact that only cne He-man ma
chine appeared leads the belief that
the Zeppelin was maktig a reconnoit
ering trip and the supposition is that
the Germans have in view a similar
operation on a larger scale.
Warnings of the presence of a Zep
pelin were hurriedly -dven and the
lights of Paris were dimmed
At the hour of the raid the theaters
and cafes were open and householders
had hardly retired.
Almost immediately all the aero
planes guarding Pai
ready and thirty of
air. One of these
twenty shots from a
DEFENSE PLANS ARE SCORED RUSS AGAIN DEFEAT TURKS
Six Democratic Congressmen Speak at
Washington, Feb. 1.—President Wil
son's prt paredm-ss policy was de
nounced at a mass meeting under the
auspices of eighteen peace societies.
is were made
them took the
quick firer at
the invading craft, which, pursued by
several of the little machines, sped at
top speed westward.
Erzerunt la Reported Surrounded by
Paris, Feb. 1.—News has been
ceived In diplomatic circles at Athens
that the Russians have inflicted
fresh defeat on the Ti iks in the Cau
casus The correspon ent reiterates
the report tliat the Russians have sur
rounded Erze.ru m. The Turkish au
thorities and the ban! rs with the
bank funds, he says, lift the city at
Uie last moment, barely escaping cap
ture by Cossacks. Russian artillery
has begun to bombard the forts of the
The correspondent adds that the
Turks are hastily fortifying the towns
of Algora and Civas. capitals of the
vilayets of those names, situated re
spectively 215 and 425 miles east of
German Attacks Fall.
Paris, Ffcb. 1.—German fore—
livered two attacks with hand gre
nades near Hill No. Mu, both of
which resulted in failure, according to
the French official announcement.
More Italians «t Avlona.
Berlin. Feb. 1—The Italians have
landed another infantry division and
several batteries of h^vy artillery at
Valona (Avlona i, in So ithern Albania,
accordlnf to Vienna dispatches.
Washington, Feb. 1.—Serious floods
threaten the Lower Ohio valiey, the
Mississippi valley from Cairo, 111., to
the Gulf of Mexico and the valleys of
the Arkansas because of the heavy
The weather bureau has issued
special flood bulletin which says the
stages previously foreeast probably
will be slightly exceeded at various
points and that high stages in the
Mississippi from Cairo to the gulf will
be long continued.
Hickman, Ky., Fell. 1/—The West
Hickman levee has given tray and the
Mississippi river is floodhi3 a larga
area in the manufacturing district.
The water is backing up into the bust
ness section. About 800 people have
been made homeless.
SERIOUS FOOD RIOTS III
1st Member of Conjjres*
rlan to End the War.
by American Presa AssoctatHMk.
Meyer lxndon, Socialist member of
congress from New York city, haa of
fered a resolution calling on the presi
dent to ask a conference of neutral
powers to offer mediation to those at
war. It provides an appropriation of
$100,000 as the American contribution
THE MIDDLE WEST
Lisbon, Feb. 1.—Numerous
prisoners are confined on a
warship in the river here fol
lowing riots against the high
cost of living.
Mobs formed and attacked
bakeries and provision shops.
Bombs were thrown at soldiers
who tried to disperse the
crowds. The troops fired at
the rioters and many were
GERMAN TROOPS ENGULFED*
Prisoners Taken by Russians Confirm
Reports of Difficulties.
London, Feb. 1.—A dispatch from
the Petrograd correspondent of Reu
ter's Telegram company says prison
ers taken during the past few days
by the Russians confirm reports of
the terrible condition of the German
troops in the Pinsk marshes, where a
rapid thaw released such vast quan
tities of subterranean water that all
the enemy works have been wrecked
as completely as if they had been
bombarded by heavy batteries. Guns
and ammunition have been engulfed
and large bodies of troops have per
ished, they aay.
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Forbids Meetings to Talk of
Price* and War Tax**.
London, Feb. 1. The Socialist
newspaper Vorwaerta of Berlin, as
quoted by the Amsterdam company,
says discussion of food prices and the
coming war taxes in Germany has
The military authorities are said to
have prohibited a number of meet
ings arranged for this purpose, on the
ground they would depress the spirit*
of the people.
Says Berlin Refuses to Yield.
lxindon, F%b. 1 -The Daily Ex
press Genera correspondent quote*
the Frankfurter Zeitung to the effect
that Germany's final answer to the
Lusitania case has been submitted to
Washington and that "the action of
the submarine commander is not dis
approved and Germany will make an
Win* 9600 Heart Balm.
La Croaee, Wis, Feb. 1.—Ml** Nel
lie Dummer, who brought suit in cir
cuit for 916.000 damage* for breach of
promise agataat C. W. Wattersoa, a
local dentist, was awarded 9500.
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