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%i IT.-, 2* fa* "•"dshl-V" »'*.» .a .?»" itt" amM *i illII il*I «r HCING THE TAYLOR Mim Wf\ MOVIE LAND Lotf. Angeles, Feb, 9.—ffc* hand of Oriental mysticism, weird philoso phies of far east and strange teach ings in the realms of psysic and the supernatural, came into the investi gation of the William Desmond Tay lor murder today. District Attorney Wootwine let it be known that this new investigation will cover an al leged love cult which seemed to steep itself in the mysticism of the Orient. Its teaching led its members to the t*rge of fanaticism, investigators said. They investigated the theory that, possibly a woman shot Taylor in the back while she was embracing Mm. Another theory that was being probed today was that a powerful personage in tho movies killed Tay lor or hired an assissin because of Taylor's attraction for a beautiful movie star. Letters which Miss Ma bel Norm and wrote to Taylor were found by detectives today in the toe of Taylor's riding boots. They were not made public. Stan Diego, Cal., Feb. t.—-Coroner S. C. Kelley today is holding the body of a man who killed himself here Saturday under mysterious cir oamstances for investigation by the Los Angeles police. Kelley believes he may have been involved in the William Tayior murder He ans wers the description of Edward Los Angoles, Feb. 9.- investign Hon of the dope traffic in Hollywood Wide on orders of detectives follow ing the slaying of William Desmond Tfylor completely disapproved sen sational stories that the narcotic sit uation in the film colony was the worst in years, Detective Sergeant Yarrow told the United Press today. "jE—*'• A New Party Movement Washington, Feb. 9.—The seed of the new major political movement to represent labor and farmers is being sown here. The new venture which ia attempted primarily to elect farm and labor representatives to the next eongress will be launched in Chicago February 20. Washington, Feb. 9.—The Ameri can Federation of Labor intends to support staunchly the miners should a nationwide coal strike come. That organization holds too that it is up to union labor to see that both rail roading and mining are restored to the proper service of the people of the country. President Samuel Gom pers, of the Federation of Labor, aade these points clear today in an interview with the United Press. Washington, Feb. 9.—President Hjarding today signed the foreign 4obt refunding bill within an hour after it reached the White House. o Members Of The Crew Are Missing Norfolk, Va., Feb. 9.—Nineteen •embers of the crew of the burned iteamer, Northern Pacific, are miss tig, according to Captain Lusti who tended here today with nineteen oth •Ts of the crew. Five more men are known to be aboard the steamer Wylie and the steamship Transporta tion picked up several men. o Fails To Form Italian Cabinet Rome, Feb. 9.—Forts#r Premier Vlttorio Orlando lias been uasuccess fill in his efforts to form a new Ital cabinet owing to the hostility of several groups, he informed King Victor Emmanuel today, announcing ^Mmt he was forced to decline the foyal request that he head the new Italian government. O Implement Men To. Watertown Watertown, Feb. 9.—Implement itealers to the number of nearly 150 jr ," .•„ "Wft1 -Tt, iji J, y* V' t\' 3- 1 4 2. C- «L' v. «.„• V V ^J.*r A v* Mb. are expected in Watertown from northeastern South Dakota point" Jon Rebruary 23 for the distriu meeting of the South Dakota Implo ment Dealers association that is now scheduled here for that date. Prej» arations for the district meetinj§ w«re virtually completed at a con I ference of local implement men with the state association secretary, C. J. ^EIRD PH LOSOPHIES COME I\- Bach of Sioux Falls. The imple ment dealers of Watertown and th« TO INVESTIGATION OF LIFE chamber of commerce are co-operat* ing in plans for the entertainment of the convention. "MMf THE HLSTE1 A W MOVES Tttaiypfc TO THE NF*m«R OF '5,000 MOVE TO SUPPRESS DISTURBANCES SeMwt, Feb. 9.—An HI#!# army.j 5,000 strong, composed of police and troops, has moved to the frontier sep-! arating the northern provinces from the south. The first line of defense has been strung out along the bord er and Ulster rendered practically impregnable against attacks by ex tremists of the Irish republican army. The release of Ulster cap tives kidnapped yesterday was ex pected to follow this military maneu ver on the part of the Unionists. Sinn Feiners attacked thirteen Ulster towiwand took nearly two hundred prisoners yesterday. The British gov ernment has ordered General Mac Cready to send British troop? to guar* tho northern frontier E REVENUE OUT ONE-THIRD AS A RGiitti/r OF THE Elf i HTikENTIi AMENDMENT. New York, Feb. 9.—That the cos! of general business operations ha been markedly increased by prohibi tion, was asserted here by Edward F. Tierney, of Binghamton and New York city, president of the Ameri can Hotel association of the Unitd® States and Canada. He declared th# hotel business and its kindred in terests, the most affected, had suf fered a decrease of one-third in rev enues and profits as the result of the operation of the 18th amend ment. I "Undoubtedly prohibition a&d all its concomitant evils have great ly increased business costs general ly" said Tierney. "When the advo cates of prohibition were moving heaven and earth to put over the 18th amendment they were told in no uncertain language that if hotels were denied the right to supply win es and liquors to guests at their meals and in their rooms (which are recognized by law as their tempor ary or permanent homes), the rev enues, the profits of hotels would be reduced about one-third. This prophecy has been fulfilled, indis putably. Hotel men warned the traveling public that rates would necessarily be raised to meet the de ficit. "In addition to the loss of in comes on wines and liquors, We are confronted with the alarming fact that our restaurant business, form erly conducted at little or no loss, has fallen off to an extent which no one anticipated and has created an additional deficit, with no hope of improvement. "Prohibition.has imposed on the whole people a deplorable state of 'social and business affairs that can never be altered until prohibition ia abated." Want To Reform The Calendar Washington, D. C., Feb. 9.—A na tional convention of business, pro fessional and scientific men to dis cuss the question of calendar reform with a view to indorsement of a bill now pending in congress to establish a new calendar, dividing the year in to 13 months of 28 days each, con vened here today at the National Mu seum auditorium under the Auspices of the Liberty Calendar Awoclation of America. N ILK HEAR- iJ ALL CLASSES OF EMPLOYES RX- CEPT TRAIN AND ENGINE YARD CREWS TO (JET CCMT* SIDEBATION. Chicao, Feb. 9.—Hearings on ap plication for increases or decreases In wages for all classes of railway employes except those in train and engine and yard service will be started here March 6, the railroad11 labor board announced today. *, The hearings will be held simul taneously, the board announced, fof all carriers and employes who havjfr filed applications os or before Feb ruary 20. At present, the board announced, 45 class 1 railroads out of 208 have filed applications for wage cuts in final form for certain classes of em ployes, while 15 unions, including the federated shop crafts, hav« filed applications for increases. Other carriers and other employes' organi zations are about to file applica tions are about to file applications, the board said, in a resolution pass ed today fixing the date for the hear ing. The resolution calls attention to the fact, that train and engine and yard service employes are negotiat ing direct with the carriers and con sideration of applications for these classes of employes was postponed for this reason. It was also pointed out that rules and working condi tions for these classes of employes must be finally decided, before wage questions were considered, according to the board's promise at the time of the threatened railroad strike ^.st October. The board will be able to cover all questions of rules and working conditions for the classes of employ es affected by the hearings betore the date fixed for opening of the cases, it was stated. The board has handed down sev eral decisions during the past three months affecting the various classes of workers, and except for tfoe train and engine and yard service men will have all such cases disposed of before March 6, it was stated. SIOUX INDIANS WILL ASSIST IN SECURING COUN SEL FOR THEM TO PUSH THEIR CLAIMS Pierre, Feb. 9.—Indian Commis sioner Chas. H. Burke, has taken up the cause of the Sioux Indians in their proposed suit to recover from the federal government for what they claim to be due on account of the settlement of the Black Hills. Up to date the Indians have not been able, for some reason, to get counsel to represent them before the court of claims at Washington. They have attempted to make con tracts, but have apparently not got very far in that line. Commissioner Burke now notifies them that he will secure counsel for them, and suggests that they secure the services of local attorneys who know local conditions to assist in the features of the claim which require local knowledge. By this move there is a certainty that there will be proper representa tion of the claims of the Indians, and that their case will get to a point where they will at least find out whether they can collect. o A e a i n s Fighter Is Dead Ber«s#9Pi, Feb. 9.—With ffte paus ing out of Philip I. Pierce, one of the old time resident of this state, many interesting occurrences in which he took part have been recalled. Mr Pierco was a civil war veteran and was 90 years of age at the time of his death. He enlisted in the Sixth Iowa cavalry, Company F, in 186J, and fought through the Civil war. At the end of that trouble he was sent to Dakota territory where he took an active part in quelling the Sioux Indians during the Indian campaigns in this state. He covered territory between Sioux City, Ia., to Bismarck, N. D., in hia pursuit of the "Red skins" and left many a camp of MADISON, SOUTH DAKOTA, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 9,1922. those people with a bad impression of him. Ho was known as a dead shot and never hesitated to settle an argument with in Indian at that time with iall. His hardest battle with the Indians was fought west of Chamberlain in the Badlands of South Dakota. There he nearly lost his life as he was separated from his comrades and attacked. o pital 4* ,, A' .* T"Vs :J. w. i W*i ki IESAT THEAGE0F137 WAS SCOUT FOR HIPPEWAS IN WARS WITH SiOUX—NEVBR FOUtiHT WHITES Cass Lake, Minn., Feb. 9-—G-Be Nah-Wewn-Wonce, also known as John Smith, a Chippewa Indian, re puted to be 137 years old, died today after a week's illness with pneumon ia. Smith, whose Indian name means "Wrinkled Meat" had been very ac tive in late years. A year ago he be came totally blind, but his mind re mained clear and he often recalled the days when he was a scout for the Chippewas in the wars with the Sioux. He also remembered events of the war of 1812. One of his boasts was that .he had never fought against the white taan. Up to four years ago he had nev er visited a big city. His flrat trip was to the twin cities. A year and a half ago, he return ed to the north Woods of Minnesota to spend his time fishing where he fished more than a century ago Ke had married eight times He had no children and the only survi vor ia Tom Smith an adopted son, with whom he lived. Funeral services will be held here hursdaj at the local Catholic *urch, which he joined eight years ag°i The "old Indian" as he was gen erally known, was active up to with in six months, since which time he had not been outside his adopted son's house. Befare that time he had made a prif$tiw» to meet all trains entering the village and of fer postcards for sale. Hp claimed to have met the School Craft and Cass exploration party, which pass ed through hero about 100 years ago. To illustrate his vitality, it is re lated that seven years ago, when 130 years old, the "old Indian" was knocked down ya switch engine, his injuries confined him to a hos for only three weeks. TO PONTIFF DISTRESSED THAT AMERICA WAS NOT REPRE SENTED AT CONCLAVE. Rome, Feb. 9.—Pope Pius XI to day let it be known that he was pro foundly distressed and disappointed that America was not represented at the conclave which elected him Mon day. Putting his arms around Car dinal O'Connell of Boston, the new pontiff said: "It was a great personal sorrow that you were not present." The pope was at pains to explain to the American cardinal that the question of prolonging the conclave had been discussed seriously by the cardinals, but that the constitutions were so rigid that they were unable to see their way out. "Every member of tho conclave, he said, "wanted the final ballot de layed so that you could participate But that would have contravened the terms of the constitutions therefore it was voted to go ahead." Cardinal O'Connell told the cor respondent of The Associated Press that the pontiff spoke most af fectionate terms of America and manifested the deepest interest in the Washington conference. "The action of your government in averting war in the Pacific," said his holiness to Cardinal O'Connell, "is worthy the praise of the whole world." Poisonous Liquor K i s N e o e Newark, Feb. 9.—Poisonous liq uor freely served last night to a party of negroes today had caused four deaths and the critical illness of three others. A saloon keeper and his partner art detained by po lice. BIG SUGAR REFINING COMPANY EXPECTED TO ENTER FOURCHE DISTRICT Belle Fourche, Feb. 9.—Through atcion taken last year by a large sugar beet refining company which annually had purchased thousands of tons of beets from growers under the Belie Fourche irragation project it was feared that the company would abandon the Belle Fourche field. However, as the result of recent correspondence between the commer cial club of Belle Fourche and offi cials of the company it now i^ prac tically assured that the company will again enter the Belle Fourche dis- trict this year and furnish a for beets grown in the district |nr-|5 Country Roads IS ing the season of 1922. Preliminary to the ranchers living on the irrigated lands raising large S acreages of the sugar beets this sea-(S son it will be necessary to secure lower freight rates on the beets ship-:3. ped from the district, so the sugar refining company, whose large plant 5 is situated in Nebraska, can ship the s beets to the plant and leave the S company a profit after refining them S and manufacturing them into su- S gar. s As the result of conferences with a representatives of the Chicago & Northwestern railway company, S whose lines penetrate the Bfile Fourche district, it was iearned that S the railroad company is ready to grant the necessary reduced rfte. ig For a number of years up to including last year the raising of su gar beets had been one of the big E industries of the ranchers on the ir- s rigated lands of the Belle Fourche S government irrigation project. With Uie present adjustment of freight rates and other inattex-s it is expect- E ed the ranchers will again this year s be offered sugar beet raising con» 3 tracts by the Nebraska company, so S the acreage devoted to this crop can E be as large as during former years. E No price has yet been fix^d for the E 1922 crop of sugar beets, but is ex E pected to be announced in the near future. E E Being Cleared Pierre, Feb. 9.—County mads are Just becoming passable for motor cars in this section of the country though a driver never starts out with out being armed with a shovel with which to dig his car out of a snow drift should he become stuck. So far there have been no trips of any dis tance into the country in which the shovel has not had to be used. A long, deep cut where the Black and Yellow trail crosses Snake butte, four miles north of here, is drifted completely full of snow and traffic has to take to the neighboring fields and drive over the butte off the highway. The county expects to put teams and wagons on this job and haul out the snow but it is estimated that tho job cannot )W eoaipleted before next Saturday. Dally Market Report Minneapolis, Feb 9. Corn— Market firm, offerings moderate No. 3 yellow 10 1-2 cents under Chi cago May. No. 2 yellow closed at 49 1-2 cents No. 2 mixed at 49 cents. Oats—Steady, demand fair to good No. 3 whites 1-3 to 1 cent un der May. No. 3 whites closed at 34 1-2 and 35 cents. No. 4 whites at 33 and 34 cents. Rye—Steady, No. 2 at May price to 1 cent over demand good. No. 2 rye closed at 86 1-2 and 87 7-8 cents. Barley—Steady to 1 cent lower demand quiet. Prices closed at 44 and 56 eents. Hoax City Urc Btodt js 8ioux City, Feb. 9.—Outside of the'£ first sales of choice light hogs to a! shipper at $9.40, the market settled down to a basis on a par with the packer market of the previous day. jg Some good lights and butchers reach ed $9.25 and the bulk of all sales was S at $9.00 to $9.25. Pigs sold at steady prices with natives at $9.25 and $9.50. Skips, governments and outs sold on down to $2.00. Packers off the loads sold mostly at $7.00 and $7.60, in odd lots. Stags aokl at $4.75 and $6.60. 5 I a- 1 PHONE 2341 Sparkling Gem East River Sterling Egg 4 i s vr V V i A GOOD BANK— Co-op e a e s with its customers for its pros perity depends on their prosperity. CO-OPERATION— With customers mutual welfare constant aim of Fundamental Resources America is endowed by nature with many soils, and many resources. She is fundamentally sound in her institutions and firmly entrenched in her possession of the basic essen tialst of life and happiness. From her mountains and plains, her forests and sea coasts, spring those things that are needed by the world. Prosperity, like the tide, risen and ebbs, but the wealth of this country is the wealth that en dures and cannot be long depreciated by surface influences This bank has dealt for about forty years with those en gaged in developing the fundamental resources of the na tion, and has confidence in the strength of the land and the enterprise of her people. THE FIRST NATIONAL BANK kiiiiniiiiimiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiitiiiiiiiiiiiiMiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiimmiiiifiiiiiiiitiiiiiiiiiiiir: The Madison Creamery ROGNESS BROS., Proprietors $ Makers of High Grade Butterj e a S Manufacture)!* of v I Peerless Ice Cream and Soft Drinlts I Highest Market Price Paid for Cceas» iiiimiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiaiiiiiiiiliifiiiHiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii THE TEST OF ALL Phone 2343 H. BLAGEN, Agent COAL COAL I Large and Small Briquets Lump Splint Lumfl i 4 *s I Coke E.W. 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