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USED TO DEFEAT
Underhand Work in Campaign
Charged in Letter to Gov-
ernors.
By Publishers' Press.
New- York," Nov. 24.The interna
tional policyholders' committee to
night mailed to the governor of every
state in the union a letter in which
they declared that the officers of both
the New York and Mutual Life Insur
ance companies are violating all rules
and regulations in their campaign for
votes for the administration tickets in
the field for the directorates of botfi
companies. Jn part the letter says:i
"In the face of positive denials,
both by affidavits filed in the courts
and the public press by the officers of
both companies, that they are usin^j the
agency forces to campaign for votes
in direct violation of every legal and
moral right of the policyholders, we
inclose herewith a copy of one of the
latest circulars being sent by the gen
eral committee of agents of the New
York Life Insurance, and also some of
the latest campaign instructions issued
to the agents of the Mutual Life.
Policyholders Pay It.
"It is a notorious fact that these
agency forces ha ve been buili up at
an enormous expense to the policy
holders. The funds of the policyhold
ers in your state is bei ng used to cam
paign for votes to reta in in office the
present regime in bo th companies, and
agents who cannot be coerced into can
vassing for the administrati on tickets
lose their positions.
"The company's names a nd trad e
mark s, office force, office rents, station
ary and paid employees are being used
in this campaign a nd we suggest that
'you ha ve your superintende nt of insur
ance immediately cancel the license of
agent, paid with policyholders' money
to secure votes, who is canvassing for
votes for a ny ticket.
"Letters and telegrams from policy
holders in every section of the count ry
are coining iu demanding that such and
as legal proceedings are all too slow,
we ask you to save the peoples'
monev."
FAITHFUL EMPLOYEES
ARE MADE DIRECTORS
Kenosha Manufacturer Rewards Three i ?,sslstanf,e.
Superintendents with
Third of Capital Stock.
Special to The Journal.
Kenosha, Wis., No v. 24.The Wind
sor Spring company passed under new
management todav when B. F. Windsor,
the sole owner and president, sum
moned Charles McSwain, Frank
Chesley and W. V. Case, three of his
leading superintendents, to his priva te
office and told them that he had called
them for a meeting of the" board of
diiectors of the company.
In explanation he handed them the
stock book of the company, which
showed that he had tratisferred to them
one-third of the total stock of the com
pany and that he expected them to take
upon themselves the personal manage
me nt of the plant with him.
There was a pretty story in connec
tion with Mr. Windsor's" gift, to, his
mwi. Thirteen, years ago the: four men
fame to Kenos ha from Joliet, Ill..:and
started to -work in a local factory.
Windsor had a small amou nt of money
and ventured to start a factory. I a
short time the factory grew "until at
the present time the company ig a
wealthy concern.
Windsor told his men at the start
that he would share profits wi th them,
and had never said anything about ful
filling the promise until this afternoon.
The stock transferred to them will pay
an- annu al income-equal to the interest
a more th an $30,000.-
MYSTERY IN DEATH OF TWO
By Publishers' Press,
Upper Sandusky. Ohio, Nov. 24.Did
Mrs. Henry Harmon poison her daughter
Mae and then herself, or vice versa. Or
did they die from the fumes of natural
*as. Coroner Statutz has rendered a
verdict that they died from the effects of
morphine and it is the opinion that Miss
Harm on first murdered her mother and
then committed suicide. Mrs. Harmon
was the widow of one of Wyandotte
county's wealthiest retired farmers. She
and her daughter, aged about 30, lived
together.
Not having been seen during the last
couple of days. Mrs. Harmon's married
son. with an officer, forced an entrance
to the house this morning and found the
daughter and mother dying. In the room
as the smell of gas from a stove, but
the presumption was they had not been
overcome by the fumes. Mrs. Harmon
died later. In the bed was found a bot
tle labeled 500 morphine tablets. Jt con
tained only fifty.
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FREM5TAD WILL SING
WITH ENRICO CARUSO
Pretty Songhird Says She Must
Do Many Things She Does
Not Like.
Special to The Journal.
New York, Nov. 24.Mme. Frem
stad, 'when asked today whether she
would sing with Caruso if cast in an
opera with him, smiled and shrugged
her shoulders.
"Ah," she said, 1'you should know
that there are sometimes things about
which one may not talk. In my pro
fession, as well as in yours, there are
many things one has to do,which may
not be entirely pleasant. Acting is im
personal, so there is nothing more to
be said. In fact, nothing is to be said,
for, as I remarked before, one cannot
air one's personal feeling in such a
matter."
No Sorrow in Germany.
Berlin, Nov. 24.The German press
is not joining in the general European
denunciation of the conviction of the
tenor, Caruso, on a charge of annoying
women in New York.
Berlin has failed to idolize the singer
in the past, and the papers say frankly
that he has long had the reputation in
continental circles for annoying women
with his attentions and surprise is ex
pressed that he should have escaped ex
posure so long.
American opera singers who have
toured the United States with Caruso
and since settled in Berlin say it was
necessary to lock up the chorus girls
in the American opera houses to pro
tect them from the star's gallantry.
HORSE HERO BAD ACTOR
BOLTS OVER FOOTLIGHTS
Noble Steed Rushing to Aid of Doomed
Man in "The Bagged Hero" Leaps
Into Orchestra PitHeroine Hurt,
Three Women Faint.
Special to The Journal.
St. Louis, Nov. 24.Being a horse
new to the business and not quite up
on his lines in "The Bagged Hero," as
presented at the Broadway operahouse,
i East. St. Louis, Nyx, a dashing
steed that the heroine to the
e111.,
MILLIONAIRES' CLUB
RUINED BY FARMERS
Rich Tolleston Hunting Preserve of
2,000 Acres Will Be Cut Up Into
Town ^Lfits, on Account jqrf Trouble.
special to '^^JQwa^t-
Hammcaw
M'
Ind^^Np^i24-It is re
ported that Ithe .-/millionaire- Tolleston
club of Chicago -v^ll disband at the
close of th present hunting season and
MA/,1111*10-e
veserv
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Trfi, -^y?*
hero, jumped over
brings
the tootlignts tonight.
Present of The heroine was thrown from the
buggy and knocked unconscious.
Nyx as restrained with gre at diffi
culty and finally led from the orches
tra pit, where he made his way wi th
the vehicle after deserting the' stage.
Hero Herbert Breoon managed to free
himself from his stage fright and as
sisted the ushers and house manager
in quieting the audience. Three
women who fainted were carried into
the lobby and revived by physicians in
the audience.
es consisting of over
,U00 acres of rich land on each side of
the Calumet, east of this city, near
tolleston will be cut up into town lots.
1 he club's domain is the most cele
brated hunting preserves in tho middle
western states for wild fowl, but with
the building up of the ditches* by farm
ers have ruined the bipassagee ric marshes
untils fowl, shim them as a feed-
Wit the of the
^water
club the long warfare between the
aimed guards employed by the club
men and the farmers has. ended.
CROWDED TRAIN INWKECK.
York, .Bngl, Nov. 24.The fast express train
from losk to Londonr which (.-onsisted of four
cars filled almost to suffocation with passengers
was In collision with a freight train near this city
today. The engine and forward car of the ex
press were derailed and the engineer and fireman
killed. None of Hie passengers were killed or
seriously injured, altho all were well shaken up.
MANSLAUGHTER VERDICT.
Special to The Journal.
Towner. N. D., Nov. 24.In the Kane murder
trial, just closed, the jury returned a verdict of
manslaughter in the second degree and placed
sentence at two and one-half years.
GASSES KILL flIREMAN.
By Publishers' Press.
Chicago, Nov. 24.A fire which has been burn
ing eleven days caused the death today of Fire
man Henry Baker, a ptpeman detailed to con
tinue the fight against the flames. The flie Is
in a pile of fifty tons of coal on the lake front.
Eaker was killed by poisonous gasses.
News Section. -**r*^ ffffiHB"' MlftMEAPOSJS jOURNAiT
PLOTTING BEBELLIBM-
IS REPORT 1 W CUBA
Governor Magoon Hears of At
tempt to Incite New Revo
lution.^
By Publishers' Press.
Washington, NUov. 24.The war de
partment was advised, late this after
noon that a leader of the incendiary
party is attempting to organize an
other revolution in Cuba Governor
Magoon, who sent the message, does not
consider the movement of any import
ance. His message was as follows:
"Information received that Euis,
moderate leader, lately removed from
position of chief of police of Cienfue
gos, has*left town with a band of ten
to fourteen, pursued by royal guards
with sufficient force. Guzonan has
other liberal leaders to enter the servr
ice to capture the band. No special
importance attached to the incident.-"
TRUST PROSECUTIONS"
FOR LABOR UNIOHS
Citizens' Industrial Union to Act
on Resolution for Legal
Battle.
By Publishers' Press.
Chicago, Nov. 24.^Prosecution of
labor unions as trusts is to be demand
ed at the meeting of the Citizens' In
dustrial Union of America, to be held
in Chicago Dec. 3-5. Resolutions look
ing toward the preliminary legal steps
will not be taken, of course, until the
association gathers.
The proposed resolution, will ake the
form of. a request upon the attorney
general of the United States to start
an investigation to determine if the
unions have not violated the anti-trust
law, and if so, to bring immediate pro
ceedings against them.
The union has delegated Tr J. Ma
honey, an Omaha attorney, to handle
its interests. Frederick Job of the
executive committee of the organiza
tion has iust sent out calls from Chi
cago for the coming meetings to large
manufacturers and other large employ
ers of labor thruout the United States.
G. N. ORE CERTIFICATES
MAY BE GOOD AT BANKS
One New York Banker Thinks Securi
ties Should Be Accepted in Spite of
Fact that They Have No Par.
Special to The Journal.
New York, Nov. 24.There was un
easiness in Wall street today as to
what is to be the status of the iron ore
certificates which are to be given to
the holders of stock of the Great
Northern Railroad company as the re
sult of the contract entered into by
the latter company and the United
States Steel corporation, It was al
leged that the, banks wouldr not accept
the Hill certificates in loan collaterals
of stock exchange houses and that if
they (the banks) -determine to accept
them it will be at heavy discount*
The president of one of the biggest
banks in the country when asked to
give his views on the subject, said.
"Speaking for myself personallv and
not for the bank, I think one of the
principal reasons for the street's un
favorable reception of the trustees'
certificates lies in the fact that thejy
have no par. This is a new feature so
far as Wall street is concerned, but"
I cannot see why the security, good in
itself, should be any less valuable be
cause it has no par. I do not believe
there will be any difficulty, among the
banks and their customers, as to using
the certificates in collateral loans. Of
course, just now the securities have
practically no market^ but I do not
think- that condition will continue very
long. As soon as the market is made
for the securities I feel safe in saying
that bank$ will accept them without
hesitation."
Elsewhere it was said that while the
securities to be issued by the Hill trus
tees have no par and are dependent
upon the output of ore for their value
from year to year, the real value of
the securities may be at least approxi
mated not only for any
pnev
for years to come 'v
year,-but
RICK WOMAN SHOOTS SEliF.
New York Nov. ai^Believlng that she would
sooner or. later die of cancer and nearly crasse
with the Intolerable pain that she was sufferirie
Mrs. Henrettl Tetrlus, 34 years old. "who lites
with her husband Adrian, a chef, shot herself
in the breast this morning. She was removed
to th New York hospital by Dr. Stewart, who
said that there was little chance for her recov
ery.
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BOGUS LORDS DUPE
WEJJEABJUS CELL
Former Wife of Barrington Is
1, Married to Iowa Army
Officer.
Special te The Journal.
St. Louis, Nov. 24.As if to fight
down the memory of the tragedy of her
early life, Miss Wilhelmina Grace Coch
rane, the duped bride of "Lord" Bar
rington, from whom she later procured
a divorce, .wa married today to Lieu
tenant Bflis B. Miller in the courthouse
at Clayton, where Barrington is con
fined in jail awaiting execution for mur
der. The same" roof covers Barrington's
cellf that shelters the office of the jus
tice" who performed the ceremony today.
Barrington did not know of the cere
mony at the time, but when told of it
he^ seemed sonfewhat surprised, tho he
replied that she was nothing to him any
more.
Lieptenant Miller, whose home is in
Iowa Falls, Iowa, won Miss Cochrane's
heart in the summer just closed, and
tbey planned to wed in the early win
ter. Lieutenant' Miller, however, re
ceived orders to hurry south, and so
they planned to wed yesterday.
PINES OF RAILROAD MEN
PAID BY STOCKHOLDERS
Penalties Imposed Upon Individuals
Are Spread on the Books of Com
panies and Gouged from Owners of
the Eoads.
Special to The Journal.
Chicago, Nov. 24.Evidence intro
duced before Franklin K. Lane of the
Interstate Commerce Commission to
day disclosed that the fines imposed on
individual officers are in reality paid
by stockholders of the corporations,
and that the officers fined as individ
uals are in no way punished, as has
been thought by those* attempting to
enforce the laws regulating rebating.
The evidence was in connection with
the recent fining of the Chicago, Bur
lington & Quincy Railroad company,
and Darious Miller, first vice president,
and Claud G. Burnham, foreign traffic
agent.
Charles I. Sturgis^ general auditor
of the Burlington, testified that the
fines were paid by Chester M. Dawes,
solicitor for the railway company, who
tendered a check for $60,000 signed by
W. J. Fabian as cashier of the railway
company. This check was accepted in
EEr.
ayment of the fines of the corporation,
Miller and Mr. Burnham.
Mr. Sturgis was asked to tell how
the transaction appeared on the ac
counts of the railway company, and
said:
The. amount of the item or check
was not entered as a single amount. It
was placed in the account known as.
the 'correction of freight earnings,'
and was spread Over the accounts of
two months, those of April and May,
one half of the total being entered for
eajch month."
PAYSCHOOL CHILDREN
Millionaire Has Way to Put Child Work
ers to Study.
Special to The Journal.
St. Louis, Nov/24^-,l|I- i o. Nelson, the
millionaire manufacturer^ has made a
proposition to the wOffiWg clubs of St.
Louis to place every child In the city in
school. Mr. Nelson, ..offers to pay one
half of the wages now received by every
child worker if the vromen will raise the
money to pa^y, the-Other half. Thus the
children will receive their saJarles\and
will go tq school at the same time.
Of course this does not mean every
child who is willing to work, but those
,who are obliged to work to assist in the
support of their families.
Until the women can take some action
on the matt er Mr. Nelson is paying the
salaries of all the worthy cases which
come under his notice, in the belief that
he will accomplish a greater work for
charity than if he gav& the money indi-,
rect. WASHBURNS CAPITAL
FOR WEDDING OF SON
Minneapolis Guests Reach Washington
for Nuptials of. Mr, Stanley Wash
burn and Miss Alice Langhorne, Tues
day Night.
By W. W. Jermane, Colorado Building,
Washington, D. C
Washington,. Nov. 24-.Former Sena
tor and Mrs. W. D. Washburn reached
Washington la^st night to attend the
wedding of their son,. Stanley Wash
burn, to Miss Alice Langhorne, next
Tuesday. Other, participants in the
wedding are also here.
Mr. and Mrs. Langhorne, father and
mother of the prospective bride, gave
a dinner tonight to Mr.'and Mrs. Wash
burn. On Monday night they will giye
a dinner to the bride and bridegroom
elect, and to the ushers and other
young people who are to attend the
wedding.
RUINED BY GAMBLERS
Bankrupt Who Upsft MSOjOOO Hounded
for $20,000 He Couldn't Pay.
New York Herald Special Service.
New York, Nov. 24.driven by perse
cution and threats of gamblers, to whom
he had already paid a fortune* so de
clares. Robert B. Le'Mordecai, member
of a wealthy family and well-known in
the real estate world, filed today a peti
tion in bankruptcy.
In his affidavits and schedule Mr. Mor
decai places his liabilities at $29,631,
with ^np assets.
Not satisfied' with receiving $130,000 of
the $150,000 he lost in their establish
ments, Mr. Mordecai alleges the gam
blers rendered his life so miserable that
finding himself unable at present to pay
the remaining $20 000 he had. recourse to
the federal courts for relief.
Going to California This Winter?
If so, you are perhaps wondering
which is the best way to go. The
'JOmaha Boad" offers the proper solu
tion o'f this problem with their through
tourist car service by three different
routes as follows:
Tuesday car leaves Minneapolis 7:50
.p.m. St. Paul 8,:30 p.m., going via
Omah Denver, Ml & R.f&, Salt Lake
City *nd the:nei| Salt E&ke Route to
Los Aneeles. vThis routeM through t&e
scenic portion/-"of the Roc^ mountains.
ThursdayiCar leave* Miflgtieapolis 8:30
p.m. St. Paql 9:05 p.m., going via
Omaha, Union Pacific and Southern Pa
cific to San Francisco, thence down the
cQaflt linevjja Los ^ngelea-.r
Sattfrctax ca lea.ye.s. MiiKdeappITsOrlO
a.m. ^St.:-iPaul 9:40- a.ihv
going- via
Omaha, Kansas City and the Santa Fe
through the Land of Sunshine.
This gives the traveler choice of three
splendid routes, the best through car
service, and all at a reasonable price.
For full information regarding- rates
*and service to California call on or ad
dress J. A. O'Brien, 600 Nicollet ave
nue, Minneapolis, er E:^A Whitaker,
396 Robert street (Ryan Hotel)', St!
feM^-1
$* l^s^r
DEATH OF KUIER
WORK OF OUTSIDER?
Murder by a Third Person Is
Hinted at in Chicago
^Tragedy.
By Publishers^ Press.
Chicago, Nov. 24.A mere hint of
the possibility of foul play in the
death of Mr. and Mrs. James H. De
laney, who were' found shot dead to
gether in a fashionable Ohicago boasd
mg house yesterday, was given by the
police today.
Doubt remains,'' said Police Cap
tain Barcal-,' after the inquest had ad
journed, "whether Mrs. Delaney mur
dered her husband and killed herself,
or whether there was a third person in
the room. I am not prepared to say
there was not a third person there."
Mrs. Eliza Maloney, Mrs. Delaney's
sister, arrived in Chicago today. She
is emphatic in the declaration that the
Delaneys were murdered, arid has en
gaged private detectives to work on
the case.
Charles E. Brown, Mrs. Delaney's
millionaire father, is on his way from
Wills Point, Texas. He agrees with
his former wife that the Delaneys Jived
an ideal life and is confident the case
is one of murder.
BOY KILLS SISTER WITH
FIRST SHOT IN NEW GUN
Elizabeth, Minn., Girl Was Shof Dead
by Accidental Discharge of Her
Brother's Firearm.
Special to The Journal.
Fergus Falls, Minn., Nov. 24.Henry
Luebke, a b6y of 16, shot and instant
ly killed his 15-year-old sister, Lydia,
at their home in Elizabeth village to
day.
The boy had been given a rifle, and
had loaded it for the first time. His
sister was sitting at the table with her
back turned toward him, and he stepped
out to try the weapon. As he was
closing the door behind him, the rifle
struck something and was discharged.
The bullet entered the back of the
girl's head and passed completely thru
her brain, coming out at the forehead,
and she fell to the floor dead.
ttlTITS ILLINOIS CENTRAL.
By Publishers' Press.
Memphis, Tenn., NOT. 24.-After forty-eight
years of continuous service, Michael Gillens
third vice president of the Illinois Central, an
nounced today he would retire at an early date.
Major Gillens refused to give any reason for
his resignation. He began as a messenger for
the railroad when a child and finished up as
third ricepresident.
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Sunday, November 25, igdo.
HARRY MITCHELL'S
EDITORIAL I
I made good Saturday. I had a bully good day. I
am particularly anxious tomorrow to break all Mon-
day records. I find I can still turn out twenty-five or
thirty garments for Thanksgiving if I get your order
by Monday night. So get a wiggle on yourself and
let me help you feel good and look prosperous.
The suits and overcoats I am making for $15, $20
and $25 are the best values I have ever given. N
other tailor would make them for $35, $40 or even $50
and you couldn't get them at a ready-made store for
any price. Spruce up. That turkey will taste much
better if you're rigged up rights and your friends will
think a whole lot more of you.
Yours truly,
HARRY MITCHELL,
Store 310 Nicollet Ave.
Out-of-Town MenWrite me today for samples and self measurement
blanks. No matt er where you live, I'll guarantee you pertect fit and satis-
faction or refund your money. Never mind whether you want a suit or
overcoat at once or not until Xmaswrite today. TQU can get the same
goods as advertised above .if you write at once. Remember. I pay all ex-
press charges, so the price marked on the sample is all the clothes will cost
youexactly what the city chap pays for them. HARRY MITCHELL, 310
Nicollet Avenue, Minneapolis.
We can now offer you
A PIANO
AX
$1.93.00* $1.56
Because of quantity arrangement with factory. This Is a piano we eaa guarantee fully sad
one that other dealers would have to sail at $275 or $260 at th least.
This is the opportunity you are waiting for. Don't fail to aee these pianos.
RELIABLE PIANO DEALERS
HOWARD, FARWELJL r CO.
707 Nicollet Ave.
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NOTICE TO
Although 2,500 EXTEA COPIES of the last
Minneapolis telephone directory were printed ly
tjie Northwestern Telephone Compaiiy, that num
ber was not sufficient to meet our increase in
new subscribers. The supply of directories is
now entirely exhausted. A Aew directory is in
press and will "be issued about the first week in
Pecemberj when the number of extra copies will
be INO^EASEJ) FIFTY PER CENT. Mean
while, the company asks that subscribers who are
without directories get their numbers through
the information operator.
The Northwestern Telephone
Exchange Company
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