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THE BISMARCK TRIBUNE F WEATHER FORECASTS For Bismarck ind vicinity: Part- rcaet tonight and Sunday. ESTABLISHED 1873 120 LIVES lEI RECORDS EXPECTED IN T MEETTODAY More Than 100 High . School Athletes Competing in Carnival Here 16 TEAMS ENTERED Preliminaries Held This Morning and Finals on Afternoon Program More than one hundred athletes, representing 16 Nurth Dakota High schools, accompanied by scores of rooter, ore here today for the second annual Capital City track and field meet that opened at 10 o'clock this morning ut the Baseball pnik. The quarter mile track wai in fine ahapo and there was little wind as the meet got underway. Condition were fnvorable for fast time in the races and good marks in the field 'events. The star athletes of the 6 High schools were here-to compete and it was expected that a number of Capital City records would be The preliminaries were run off this morning in which six men qualified for the finals in each event, which are being held this afternoon. The team scoring the highest number of points will be given custody of the Bonham cup for one year. A school must win the meet three times to gam permanent possession of the troohy. A eold watch will Ire award ed the athlete making the highest individual score. The K. A. Knowiei Jewelry store will give cuds to tht teams winning the mile and half awarded for first, second and third place in each event. Teams from the following schools are competing in me meet: Bismarck, Mandan, Steel, Minot, Turtle Lake. Arena, Washburn, Ash ley.' Wilton. Carson. New Salem; New Leipzig, Golden valley, Mcciustcy, Underwood, St. Mary's of Bismarck. The meet is in charge of the fol- lowing officials: Honorary referees Governor A. G. Sorlie, Mayor A. P. Lenhart and Superintendent H. 0. Saxvlk. Manager of meet J. J, M. MacLeod. Starter At Personius. Clerks of course Ross Cullen, Bob; Bodenstab. Finish Judges Joe Shean, Mickey Lynch, Mike Donovan and Tommy Thoraldson. Head track judge Ed Cox. Head field judge W. F. Bublitx. Judges of jumps Robert Byrne. Harry Homan. Judges of weights Leon Sorlien, Gordon Brown. Harry Woodmansee. Timers O. W. Roberts, Lou Cras-well, Mai Brown. Head scorer Dana Shearn. Announcer Art Cayou. w. s. Kobidou, The program will be as follows: Presentation of cups and ribbons by James Morrison. Muslcby Archie McGrsy anitAn thur Csyoo. Speech by Gov. A. G. Sorli Dance by Betty Lofthouse. Speech by W. F. McClelland. Supt if Training School. Mandan. Music by High School Quartette. Speech by J. Scroggim. Geo. M. Register will act an toast- The High School Orchestra will furnrsh music during the banquet. The Bismarck Juvenile band furnished music at the athletic grounds during the meet. The Bismarck and visiting athletes will be entertained by the Bismarck Association of Commerce at 7 a. m. at the McCabe Methodist church. A program will be given and the priies will be awarded to the place winners I weather Keport ! , . . For 24 boars ending it noon. Tempersture at 7 a. m 42 Highest yesterday 60 Lowest last Bight 40 WEATHER FORECAST For Bismarck and vicinity: Part- If overcast tonight and Sunday Cold er mm iron possiDie louigai, v For North -Dakota: Partly ovr- est tonight and Sunday. Colder with frost possible tonight. GENERAL WEATHER C0VDTTT0N8 The pressor It tow from the tooth- era Plains States westward to the , Pacific cos.it. Another low pressure area is centered over Manftooa while higher pressure prrralts erer the in rtbern Rocky Mean-tain region and v over the Nrw England States. Light precipitation occurred at inert places isippi Valley; elsewhere the weather kit generally fair. Warmer wssther gprmlit over tin northern Plains i nt iowr temperature, wit at some places, ors-raili over northern Rocky Mogntain region. ubui w. ivuatti a. Official hi charge. MOST TRAGIC EYES IN WORLD Harriot Hammond, mov bidding for LARGE CARGO I ADTHTMW. IUW ur rum BY U. S. SHIP Arrest Near Norfolk Indicates Booze Ships Are Sending Liquor South (By The Associated PreRs) Norfolk, Vo., May 9.-Thc gosoline launch, Bank Eloise with 300 cases of whiskey aboard was towed into port today by the coast guard cutter Mascoutin ' and three men aboard were locked up in the city jail on charges of violating prohibition and customs laws. Inquiries at the local coast guard station in regard to details of the capture were met with vagne responses 'but word leaked out that the rum fleet off the New York and New Jersey coast is either sending its cargo south in small boats or it has itself moved its base southward. BISMARCK GIRL WINS HONORS AT UNIVERSITY Grand Forks. N. i Helen Crawford of B among the seven v. inr Stockwcll oratorictil held this if N'rS subject or her oration as "The ; ltoge of the Old Wet" i 'The f.nal contest, which the s j compete, will be held May 27 j Others who won last night a j Wa.Uon Watkms of Kargo. pea ! on "Service"; Agdur Flnten, G ': tion". Lah Cilmore, C.rai "In Dcfens of Our Ger Elln Gunderson, Grand "Milestones of Progress '. SturU-vant, Crand Forks. Partyism": and Charles Mohall, "Shall e Grant ippines Independence'" I - PASTOR LEAVE AFTER FIFTEEN YEARS OF SERVICE IN BISMARCK Starting in Bismarck in 1310 with i a congregation of only five common- I IcanU and no church. R E F. Alt- I bind when he departs from Bismarck next Wednesday for Escalon. California, a congregation of nbont one hundred and a church edifice built largely through his own efforts on the corner of Seventh Siren and Avenue D. Mr. Alfton came from Kane, Pa on Jane 20, 1910. and commenced holding chnrch service and Sunday school Immediately in the court bouse hall In 1913. despite the almost insurmountable difficulties of no funds and very small congregation, building operations were commenced on the present arte. Mr. Alfsop himself hoying the briek In Hebrop1 snd the pews and other furniture in Minneapolis Carpenter and, a bricklayer in U congregation acted rs foreman on the job, dispensing with the services of a contractor to keep expenses at 4 minimum. While the men were at work daring the wee.. Mr Alfton was scouring the city to collect money to pay lb weekly wage. Pinalty, In July, 19U. tbe First Lutheran. Church was dedicated. LOST WHEN 8, has the most tragic eyes in tl Harrii't was workinjr a an 'Vxtri ivph. Now many nronuoc her services. THUGS ESCAPE WITH RICH LOOT IN DARING RAID New York, May 9. Three robbers held up the jewelry store of J. Ross in Grand Street today and escaped with $30,000 worth of jewelry after handcuffing and binding lour ployecs. The neighborhood crowded with Jewish Sabbath or and police reserves had to be called FARGO UNIONS PROTEST WORK BfPRISONERS Object to Convict Labor Fcr State and County Highway Work i'argo. May 9 The Kargo Trades and Labor Union has sent a protest tn Commissioner of Agriculture and Labor, J. A. Kitchen, at Bismarck, against use of prison labor for state and county highway work. The pfc '"'uoXTe "use e connected witl state penitentiary n labor oporati c pawng of a road : and the peniten- " meant to apply to all such work. I "The Fargo Union cannot see where use of convict labor would be state highways," ' Mr. Kitchen but i of hu sefulnes yet been chosen to fill the vacant pulpit at the First Lutheran Church, o none of the calls that have been extended has been accepted as Meanwhile, however, arrangements quist of Minnesota College, Minnea polis. tO ! ipply i -addork church pulpit during the summer months. Mr. and Mrs. Alfson. when they lesre next week, win oe accompanied bv their daughter. Edna. Miss Alf- hild O. Alfson. who until recently was for several years assistant secretary to Senator Fraiier, will no- Treasurer's office at the Capitol, and mis stgno Alison win remain Washington filling the position rated by her sitter. Edward Alfson, who is well known in Bismarck athletlea, playing fall' back on the high school team In hit student year from 1930 to 1924, and center on toe basketball team, well at being a track star, will c tiao in his position In tbe First lyauonai tuns.. BISMARCK, NORTH DAKOTA, SENATE RULES AREDEFENDED BY CHIEFTAIN Moses Hits Back at Dawes in Address Delivered in New York ACT AS SAFEGUARDS Declares Unlimited Debate Prevents Hasty Legislation by Blocs iyracuse, N. Y.. May 9.-Senate es permitting unlimited debate the country's strongest safe guards ugainst has-y legislation by ilition or the blocs that have e uu in American political hft. ajoses, Kepuoucun, new Humpshir ', declared here last night address defending those rules it the assaults of Vice Presi dent Dawes. Calling attention that the coalitions differed from day to day as new legislation tn cure the ills existing in different sections are ad vanced the president pro tempore of the senate said the majorities thus momentarily welded together, re bound to be us reckless as they ephemeral." Senator Moses said it was axic tic that the majority had the right to rule, nut tie declureu that maji ities differed from day to day. "The majority in the senate,' suid. "is no longer partisan or ev political. In point of fact, except through artificial means, strict party division is rarely to be had now-a das at cither end of the cap'tol, and the engrossing question nowdaya are those of economic import affect ing the material interests of sectional groups of states." Detailing his own experiences ir the senate. Senator Moses said h( could not feel that the rules worked more than a fancied hardship. He added that he could not believe that even more seasoned legislators than himself could freely contemplate a movement to change them. "It it to be observed," he said, "that with few exceptions the de mand for a change in the rules of the senate arises from those whose contact with1 the senate is either brief or non-oxistent. Many a has come into the senate with termination to tame it, and almost without exception these men themselves have been tamed by the sen ate and have come to realize the true value of the senate rules. Senator Moses declared that litni lation of debate already exists i the senate through unanimous con sent arrangements frequently resort ed to after full and. free discussion He also called attention to the rule which enables sixteen senators to force a vote without debate on the question of limiting debate on an sabject to one hour for each senator. Only a majority vote is necessary to enforce such limitation, he said, A remedy for everything complain-cd of in senate rul.es. Senator Moses went on. is offered in the Norris constitutional amendment which would gress and prevent legislation b "lame ducks" by moving up the meeting time of a newly elected congress from the March after the election to January. "I have not observed," he said, "that any of those now so busily en gaged in defaming the senate hae shown any willingness to endorse Senator Norris' proposal. It may bo that they are as ignorant of it a--they are of the actual effect of th-rules of the senate. "Yet, in this impatient age it is sorely not too much to ask that there may still remain in this countr y still be found. If in the ideas o! the founding fathers, as presided Harding liked to refer to them, there still remains merit in their conception of a Republic with representative Institutions, surely it is worthwhile to retain one place where that conception may be sustained. "Bat if we have discarded th' principles of that earlier era and arr to live henceforward under hybrid institutions, resulting from the skill of the Luther Borbank of poiltii ir engrafting scions of democracy upor the stem of the Republic, then we might as well give ear to the damoi whfeh has recently bn tt up."' MURDER CHARGE AGAINST KLAN LEADER STANDS (By Th .Vaaodated Pre) Indianapolis, May 9. Judge Jarf A. Collins, In criminal court today. overruled a motion to strike out vi tal parts of the murder Indictment against D. C. Stephenson, former grand dragon of the Ka Klux KUn, Karl Kllnk and Earl Gentry. Tier are charged with the murder of Mitt Madge Oberboltser of Indianapolis Counsel for the defendants then filed a motion to quash the lodlctmenti and Hay IS -wt set at the date fo RADIO HELPS SH1XS New York. Kay 9. An enterprit-leg bootblaok new carries a small eryrtal set to entertain bis patron i while be U aklolng Utetr shoe. SATURDAY, MAY 9, 1925 I I MENTIONED LIQUOR FLEET BREAKING UP ALONGCOAST Many Booze Ships Give Up Fight Against Blockade and Leave For Home Aasoclated Press) York. May 9. Signs of the breaking up of the liquor fleet an- i reported by coast guard offi cials who were informed by wireless that'some of the rum ships had lifted anchor and put out to sea as a result of the government's block-Assistant Secretary Andrews, the field marshal 1 of the prohibition forces, and Rear Admiral Billard. commandant of the coast guard, are in a serious mood. Admiral Billard recognises that the situation has developed Into what almost amounts to a war to tbe death and he plans to do the best job bis power and facilities permit "It's a big job, a hard job," Mr. Andrews remarked, "but we mean business. We are not quitters. The crews of the coast guard have the tradition of their service at heart. They won't be frightened by threats." With evidence accumulating that land agents of tho rum smugglers were readv to take long chances for the high stakes of their illicit trade, coast guardsmen everywhere have been warned by headquarters to expect sudden and drastic moves from any direction, aod to use caution. Admiral Billard is backing them up to the limit, they were told, and is ready to give them every legal assistance available under coast guard Confidential reports to headquarters and incidents involving official-and members of the coast guard daily within the UjLfsft- weekj. hlYC convinced all that the summer will be no vacation trip for the outfit, but will be crowded with attacks, threats, sabotage, insult.', ambuscades, bribery attempts, and politi- Headquarters officials have been called by long distance and local telephone in the last two days by rum agents who offered bribes; when they were refused, the agents branded the officials as crooks and charged them with letting other rum boats through the lines. In one instance, after the bribe at tempt had failed, Lieutenant Com mander Yeandlc, aide to the mandant. was named to make himself "scarce" around New York. Com-mander Yeandle has been active in t Adnii B.lls Among those who are hems men , t oned for the post of solicitor gen-ernl to succeed J. M Beck, resigned, is William D. MiUhell of Mmneapo- ' LEGION DRIVE IN BISMARCK 1.7 NEARING GOALj" With more than two-thirds of Bis-', marek's qnota of J2.000 for the Am- f0 encan Legion endowment fund raised Thursday and Friday, memberi of . (,, the committee conducting the drive n are working today to complete the ; B quota by t pert t mount as the people of Bismarck contributed liberally during the'firit two days of the campaign. Following are North Dakota Com munities which hive reported th quotas oversubscribed, with smountt Thomas, t2S0; Sanborn, $100; Daxey, 1100; Ray. 1160. Edoore, 1170; Coodrieh. tlOO: Lisbon. 11$. Bow-bells, I1M; Wyndmere. $lSi: Hest-on. 100: NortonsHlle, 1100; and Kindred. tlOO SAILORS TRAPPED London, May 9 Workmen break- Ing up a German destroyer beached In Mill Bay. Scapa Flow, discovered the bodies of fhre offleen and sail- concealed under a mass of wreck- BOAT SINES SON CHARGED WITH MURDER OF DOILLON Youth Held For Slaying of St. Louis Man on University Campus BOY ATTENDS COLLEGE Beneficiary of Insurance Policies Carried By His Eather (By The Associated Preai) St. Louis. Mo., May 9. -Edward G. Dillon, nineteen year old son of Dr. William A. Dillon, whose body with bullet wounds in the head and left knee was found on Washington University stadium here, was arrested at the home of his mother here early today in connection with the sl.i- Polici lOUld I regarding the outcome t They t.aid the yo.-lh ool, self-possessed and shoi-s rvoumcss. His refusal to an-their questions was steadfast. ; Dillon is the beneficiary of health and accident insurance j policies carried by his father, total- out April 22, eight days before Dr. Dillon was klain. The son has been attending Kansas University, Law-rence, Kansas. Dillon was arrested April 4. 1924, and charged with robbery in the first degree following the death of George Barnett, high school boy whi was killed by a city detective after he had committed four highway rob- beries. The charge was subsequent- K- dismissed. His arrest this time followed an investigation of alleged ne by city and county a thorities of numerous telephoi calls. ELECTION OF GERMAN WAR LEADER VALID German Examining Board Rejects Protest Made By Socialists (By Tbe Associated Pre) Berlin, May 9. Rejecting the Socialist party's protest, the federal election examining board last night confirmed as valid the election of Hlndenburz to the presidency of Germany. Members of the board announcca that the evidence presented was of an immaterial nature and that the field marshal's election was incon-testlble. The examination was merely a perfunctory affair 83 the dectara. with plurality of r 900.000, had been j AUTO PARKED IN FRONT OF THEATRE TAKEN Yaetcr has reported to the bJ that his Chevrolet touring car'" olen Thursday evening from' t of the Eltmge theatre Tho .'Girl Reveals i? Blackmail Plot 5 Against'Stari' (By The Associated Preas) s Anjreles. May 9. A new youth jj iled to pol ce today in the story ' ustine Neil, known in pic er own request to protec nst men, who. she said, had her in a blackmail plot against e girl cxpla.ned that because closely resembled Miss Negri once had "doubled" for her In ' dure, she was choen by the ' t.s. Negr, ...J.l.n, nhnlitrmiK thv n. i tended to use as a meant of Inti- I midating th screen star ir'.o paying them mooey. I She wai taken to the psychopathic ward of the general hospital for ob- detectives checked l),(r tury. ' AUCTION OLD CASTLE I Paris, May 9 The French government plans to tell at auction th 1 mint of the famous cattle of Due ifeullt In 1449. The castle wai the de Cult In th Oite Valley scene of several battles centuries Nyblaad. Alrarado. Minn, depart-ago. and during the World War a mental editors company of French artillery wai quartered there. j TWO ROTA TO HAJSr. . London, May , Tbe highest court her. has upheld the death sentences I of William Crossley. 19. and Edward . convicted of murder- a constable. QUITS IN DEBT SEVEN BABIES AWAIT PARENTS IN HOSPITAL Police Investigate Deaths of 22 Children in New York Nurseries (By The Associated Preai) await claimants in Bellevuc Hospital where they were taken alter an in- vestdgatlon of the activities of Mrs. Helen Geisen-Volk, former Red Cross nurse in the German army, at whose institution twenty-two babies have died within a year. The twenty-sec-ond victim is in a morgue awaiting an autopsy to confirm an official erdict of acute malnutrition. Distracted mothers beseiged the institution yesterday and one tried to attack Mrs. Geisen-Volk. The complaint of William Anger-er, that Mrs. Geisen-Volk returned to him a child other than his own resulted in the investigation. An-gerer says he cannot find his own child. Mrs. Geisen-Volk Is under arrest on a charge of child substitution. Yesterday she was taken by police to her institution, where, with the aid of a card index, she gave the names of the infants and addresses, if available, of those who left them with her. Four children were claimed by parents and the se- Volk's childre called only for n the SORLIE ASKED TO ASSIST IN SEARCH FOR BOY Gov A n Sorhe has been asked by a St Paul mother to aid in the search for her 17-year-old son who s that if he will CAMPUS HISTORY BEING WRITTEN AT UNIVERSITY tory at the L Dakota. Th. i publication h Only tw copies ; hich will be kt library, and th c-ther nansra norary Other memberi of the ttaff are: Ruth Germ, editor. Red Lake Falls, Minn.: Alden Squires. Rov Qoamme. both of Grand Porks; Lory Johnston. Wales; Cartyle Onsrad. Colebarpor; La Verne Cone. Jamestown . Ruth So- Reach. East Grand Forks, and Ralph ROB POLICE STATION Yokohama. May 9, Two masked bandits held up a suburban police station here wtiii i Heemeo were asleep. They not oeJy assortment of varoaWes lo . an truck from tbe station. i olonel (lu It Moloney is step ping out a police chief of New ur-Icons. And with his leaving office most famous mortgages in the his-' lory of the -itv It is a $1500 mortgage on an $8000 home. The same mortgage was on that home when he took ofTfce eight cars ago. New Orleans hns -i-n many police chiefs retire to look after their investments, but this is something new. PRICE FIVE CENTS STEAMER GOES TO BOTTOM OF MISSISSIPPI Men, Women and Children Trapped Like Rats When Ship Capsizes DIVERS HUNT BODIES U. S. Government Craft Lies in 35 Feet of Water at Coahoma Landing (By The Aasoclated Preas) Memphis, Tenn., May 9. Caught the whirling muddy current of the ississinni as she attempted to stag ger ashore, the U. S. S. Government gineering corps fleet here, today lies in 36 feet of water just tielow Coa-homa Landing, Miss, and with her in ner watery grave ne su oi a uay excursion party that yesterday went for an outing on the broad expanses of the big river. Among the men. women and children ho were catapulted into tho stream and who remained there or were fished out with life extinct were Borne of the best known men in the engineering profession of the south. The trip had been taken as a side issue to the first annual convention of the Mid-South Association of Engineers, just formed here. The Chisoa and Monitor, together with other steamers ond a number of motor boats, today were combing the banks of the river between Coa-homa Landing and Bruins in an effort to find bodies or to locate any living who may have made their way to isolated places. Meanwhile government officials planned to send divers down into tho hull of the capstxed boat and if necessary cut a hole through her bottom in an effort to reach any bodies that may have been caught in the cabin. The boat is lying bottom up 200 yards below the point where she capsized. The Norman along with ,the government steamer Chectaw the army engineer corps fleet here had been put at the disposal of the engineers for a trip to Cow Island. 25 miles south of Memphis. The Norman was being headed fer tbe Tennessee shore when she went down. When just opposite Josie Harris island, survivors said, Major D. H. Connolly noticed that the boat was shifting. He spoke of this to Captain Howard Fenton, commanding. Major Connolly went about tho boat scattering the passengers bat the vessel continued to careen. Sensing danger, Major Connolly 'directed the captain to bead for the shore. The boat was started in that direction but when 300 feet from the Tennessee shore she started to list sharply. Cool beaded passengers quickly tore away the screen doors and equipped all passengers possible with life preservers and planks. Captain Fenton said the rudder failed to respond when the Norman began to list. The steamer had on board about fifty persons. Tbe steamer sank at exactly 5-10 r m . ir-ordins-t-orvtvor At firM the began rocking from side careening so that persons were forced to run from one side to the other in an effort to remain on the high side of the boat. Finally she careened so far that she could that Tom Lee, operating s r boat for the Tennessee Constructor pany. who happened to be passing e .Norman wnen she turnea over. ,vtd the lives of most of those scued. W. W. Deberard, of Memphis Id the Associated Press. He ssid but for thu fact virtually every per- n board would have tieen drown-Few persons managed to swim Td.njack Cothran. engineer, having turned off fuel oil under tbe bouert wnen the boat began to misbehave. Graphic stories By persons wno re precipitated into the swift cur-nt. said to be tbe worst stretch of ater in the rivet between Memphis id Helena, Arkansas, told how the tat overturned too quickly for ltfe-ats to be launched. Grasping bit -wrecksge, loose life preservers and ounting overturned lifeboats, the etims were swept down stream at for Tom Lea, a negro who was issiftg in a motor boat, virtually all the sixty or more persons on board the boat snsuld hav periahed. He first rescued the women and then task coolly and without undue haste. safety on a sandbar, none conld The disaster occurred so fast that few bed tine to obtain and ad-Just llfepreserrers. w. . ueoerara oi imego, wtr-ern editor of the Engineering News Record said: "There was no scream rag or Telling of men except to rati for life preservers asd to throw them out." D REAMS COMES TRUE Rome, May 9. A row women bought three lottery tickets, according to numbers which her hnahend. lust before Ms death, said were re vealed to ftim to a dream. All three wtseiag Btmhsrrs, the woman receiving more then tlOtUWX Ni;wSPA?,;RflHCmVE N e w s pa p l r fl R C H I V E 1

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