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s5Yoi;. LXX. No, 5. BaXiT Lake Pity, Utah, edioisday MoiusncjyGr, October 19, 1904. 12 phgB5.five cents. H
etl Paul Realizes Its
Ihat System to Be Taken
by Great Overland at
BHlickefeller Agrees to Help Harriman
fli In Fight to Keep Gould From
. Getting Oregon ShoTt ine.
?EW YORK, Oct IS. Tho report was
fculalcd In Wall direct today'that a now
. in for settling tho Northern Securities
JjV mpany contention has been proposed
d found in tho main acceptable
it Is planned that the Union Pacific rail
ad shall take control of tho St. Paul by
in. I collateral trust, 4 per cent bond, giving
Vvl jro for one, as was tho caso of tho Chl-
go, Burlington & Qulncy.
i ' What Harriman Agrees To.
It Is also proposed that the Harrlman-
ockefcller Interests allow tho liquidation
'.'Northern Securities company to bo car-
03 ed out according to the plan of the di-
WEE ctors and that tho Union Paclilc,
i irough tho Oregon Short Line, will be
rra!: impensatcd for any possible loss In
Itl jultable valuo by material advantages in
ru her ways,
i Promises Mado to Harriman.
These rumors have been not Infrequent
ap 4 bring tho past soveral months, but so
8 j ir have died out for lnclc of any con
ua rmatlon. Tho heads of tho several largo
anklng houses and tho Rockefellers, it is
nderstood, have agreed to protect Har
man In any attempt to tako the control
lithe Oregon Short Lino away from him.
!his was admitted today by frlonds of
1 ho Rockefellers, who, it is understood,
WV Id that they had had considerable dlf-
, Iculty In inducing Harriman to agree to
I I he new Northern Securities aettlemcnt
I GLADDEN RESIGNS,
tires From Greatest Home Mission
ary in tho Country.
IES MOINES, la., Oct, IS. Rov. Wash
;ton Gladden of Columbus, O., today
lgned tho presidency of tho American
tiionary association, perhaps tho great
home missionary organization in tho
mtry. Tho new duties of moderator
the Congregational national council
ccd Dr Gladden to give up tho loss lm
rof W. E. E. Dubois of Atlanta unl
sity created a sensation by a state
nt in his address that tho rlso and cdu.
Ion of the ambitious young negro stu
it is a menace to tho security and class
lerlorlty of the rich, the -well-born and
o said the negro problem la only a
iso of the greater problems of class
tlnatloa Tho greatest crime of the
Ited States, he said. Is stealing, which
nanlfested In the abrogation of special
alleges to the well-to-do and the white
r the poorest black man.
MILK RIVER PROJECT.
'lands "Withdrawn in .Connection
I. With Big Irrigation Scheme.
Il jfGREAT PALLS, Mont.. Oct. 18. Tho lo
ji al land of flee today received instructions
1 withdraw from all forms of entry
jjj 276,150 acres of land in connection with
.tho Milk river irrigation project. Part
if, l tne tract withdrawn Ilea northwest of
ri llftie, extending Irregularly from the
.coaat line of the Great Northern to the
ntcnmtlonal boundary, comprising purl
f.pt tho Phalli lakes reservoir silo and
Hjlands lying along Milk river and Sage
Kcrcelc, Another portion of tho tract lies
TBilTf 81 , ' tho Montana Central, between
JM-Blg Sandy and Box Elder, and is pro
5c ?Wy withdrawn m connection with tho
flfarla" diversion canal portion of the Milk
CT Wonted in Oklahoma.
iMi SACRAMENTO, Cal.. Oct, IS. Tho Gov
pwernor8 office today honored a warrant for
W.tho Tequlsltlon of D, W. Bales, who la
now In custody In San Francisco, and
IKW8 ,,?ntcd 111 Oklahoma on a cliargc
Paining money under falec pretenses
RboBusdrfff BalC8 6CCUlCd 5123 n
4- Tibbells Speaks at Weisor.
' I Special to Tho Tribune
-2 ?JPull8tJ candidate for Vlco-Prosl-
tfSSL d?llvfercd a, BPh at tho opora-
4 0?ui5 Bt. v,ening. Ula address con-
fl fisted principally of a tirade against the
A 2l!leF.lT0 0,dcr Parties, His audience
A jconalatcd of about thirty persons.
W '$, Nine Hundred Mem Mnde Happy
J ill ant ? U16 Acmo Harvester company
'i m S', JVLns ""Pyinent to (100 men.
? lor v! has been pracUcally closed
tt K ' "K t0 flnanc,al dlQlcul-
ife Lake 1101110 0rders Engines.
iP7?HD115LJm. Oct. IS.-Tho
iKSirt0' Lo3 AnKles & Salt Lake Ra"
BK?-mBny haB p,ricei1 an order for
w sar ssrsr ?z
H- Ma7 Go to Panamn.
Bl" rf.et of Police of this city, has
Kmum CZmndcd.t0. lno Panama Gov
Bdoo m b4LC?mmlflS,oncr of Police Mc
Hui . heat available1 man to or
HCpublla department for tho new
Show Great Increase
Statistics Prepared by Interstate
Commission Show Facts Which
WASHINGTON. Oct IS. A report
issued by tho Inter-stato Commcrco
Commission today shows that tho total
number of casualties to tho porsons on
railroads in tho United States during tho
fiscal year ending June 30, 1001, wns
65,130. comprising 3787 killed and in
jured. This shows a largo Increase. Tho
total number of collisions and derailments
was 11.27L involving ?9.3S3,077 in dnmage
to cars, engines and roadway. This 1b
an increaso of CIS collisions and dorall
raonta, Increaso in Casualties.
Tho casualties were an increaso of 2,T3
killed and of fi35G injured over the pre
ceding yenr. Four hundred and twenty
of Ihoso killed wero passengers and 3C07
railroad employees and of those injured
S077 were passengers and 43.2CC railroad
employees. Included In those llgurcs aro
tho statistics for tho last three months
of tho year, which show a total of C77
killed and ll.-US Injured, a decrease from
tho preceding quarter. Theso figures do
not Include casualties at highway cross
ings. The report says:
Has Become Alarming.
Q'Aa the accident bulletins aro Issued to
furnish, tho public with facts, thl3 ex
hibit of the dangers of railroad travel
Is an exhibit which tho most conserva
tive must agree should be termed alarm
ing, and vlll not be made tho subject
of comment In this place, but it will be
proper to observe that each succeeding
bulletin to the mass of evidence meaning
to enforce the observations and recom
mendations which were made In the last
report of tho commlpelon."
MINERS' STRIKE OFF.
Ono at Trinidad Has Finally Como to
TRINIDAD, Colo., Oct. IS. The
strike of coal miners of district No. 15,
United jSHne Workers of America,
which has been on for a year, has been
practically closed up.
The commissaries are closed, most of
the tents have been taken clown and the
.men are looking for situations wherever
they can get them. All the men who
were on strike up to October 12 are
given union clearance cords.
It Is understood that those of the
strikers who desire transportation to
other fields will be so provided. Wil
liam Howells and John Simpson, presi
dent and secretary respectively, of dis- i
trlct 15, will not be candidates for re
election to their respective offices at the
mine workers election, which will be I
held by referendum vote during this j
month. Robert Smith seems to be In
the lead for president, and Harry
Douthwaite for secretary.
VERDICT IN HOBBS CASE.
Jury Returns Judgment Against Ida
NEW YORK, Oct. lS.-On tho ground j
that tho defendant had misrepresented !
the value of mining proporty Involved in
a transaction, a Jury of the Supreme
court In Brooklyn today awarded a ver
dict of $7900 to Edward B. 'Tustln of tho
First National bank of Bloomsburg, Pa.,
in a suit against Frank S. Hobbs, a min
ing engineer of Boise City, Ida. The
original amount sued for was S75IOO and
the verdict awarded tho pallntlff tho full
amount asked with interest since August,
Hobbs was arrested in December last
on an affidavit mado by Tustln, the com
plainant, alleging that Hobbs had secured 1
from him tho Hum of J72CO for investment
in a mining property said to bo located on
Thunder mountain. Roosevelt City. Ida,
From the tlmo of his arrest until a few
days ago when he was released on a"writ
of habeas corpus, Hobbs was confined In
Ludlow street Jail In default of ball
During the trial tho defendant alleged
that ho nover received any part of tho
$7200 said to have been involved in tho
SERUM CURE FOR CANCER.
Committee Specialists Appointed to
Inquire Into Claims of Dr. Doen,
PARIS, Oct. IS. The International
Surgical congress now In session here
decided today to appoint the committee
of specialists to examine the claims of
Dr. Doen that he hao discovered a
serum cure for cancer. This action on
the part of, the congreas was taken
after a heated controveroy, and was
accepted by Dr. Doen on condition that
It shall not be a committee of Investiga
tion, but one similar to that examining
Did Hot Attend Funeral.
BERLIN. Oct. 18. A minor now.s agency
saya tho former Crown Princess of Sax
ony telegraphed 4o tho now King Fred
crick of Saxony, from whom she was
divorced after her flight with a French
tutor named Giron, asking permission to
attend the funeral of King George and
see her children The King. It 13 added,
caused a refusal to be telegraphed to
Evaporator Destroyed by Fire.
BOISE, Ida.. OcU IS. The Allen
Beatty evaporator at Beatty station,
seven miles from Boise, burned this
morning: loss, $15,000; insurance, ?7000.
Tho destruction of the plant will on
tall much collateral loss upon the fruit
growers depending upon It.
Registration in Spokane,
SPOKANE, Wash.. Oct. IS. Registra
tion cloned tonight with 11,451 voters on
rolled. This Is moro than double tho
registration in 1S1N3, when 6G16 names were
registered. Tho registration in 1900 was
Struck by Trolley Car.
NEW YORK. Oct. IS. Michael F.
Dwyor, tho well-known turfman, had a
narrow cscapu from dcatli In Eaot New
Vbrk today when a trolley car demolished
' the carriage In which ho wan riding. Mr.
Dwyor was thrown to tho ground, but
( received only a few ecratcuos.
Japs Force Russians
First Week's Fighting of
Oku's Left Army h
Russian Casualties During the Seven
Days' Engagement Placed at 25,
000; Jap Losses, 3000.
HEADQUARTERS OF GEN. OKU'S
DEFT ARMY, OCT. 1G, VIA FUSAN,
Oct. IS. Since Sunday last the Japanese
lefe army has buried 4100 Russian dead.
It is estimated that the Russian casual
ties are from 20,000 to 25,000. The Japa
nese report their casualties at about
Early this morning the Japanese con
tinued to advance, driving the Russians
beforo them, and capturing two guns
and many rifles. At 7:30 o'clock this
morning tho Russians attempted to re
capture Lamutlng, but were repulsed
with heavy loss. Tho battle there is
Russians Utterly Defeated.
The way to Muukden is apparently
open. The last remnant of the Russian
forces on the plain north of Yental are
being driven out of their position by a
heavy shell fire. The Russians appear
to have been utterly defeated, at least
on the right flank. They are retiring
hastily, and It is hardly likely that they
will make another stand south of Muk
den, unless along the Hun river.
Japanese Strategy Successful.
The strategy of the Japanese ap
parently has been entirely successful,
and the co-operation of the left, center
and right armies has been perfect. The
battle began unexpectedly on Sunday
night, October 9, by an attack on a hill
five miles north of Yental, which the
Russians had begun to fortify. The
right column of the left army advanced
against this hill on that night and drove
the Russians out after a hand-to-hand
Terrific Artillery Duel.
On the same night the center and left
columns advanced and took up posi
tions In a lino of villages four miles
north of Yental, placing their artillery
and preparing for a conilict on Mon
day. On Monday morning the Japanese
began shelling the Russian positions.
The Russians answered briskly and a
terrific artillery duel was kept up all
day. At night, when it ended, the result
was not decisive. During the night the
Japanese infantry moved within fifteen
hundred yards of the Russian lines,
taking up a position along u line of vil
lages. Rain of Shrapnel.
During Tuesday the Japanese re
pulsed fierce Russian attacks, the Rus
sians three times dashing across- the
plain separating the two lines against
the Japanese trenches and recoiling
from the shock. All that day the field
guns of both sides poured shrapnel Into
the trenches, while the Infantry fired
almost continuous volleys across the
plain. The Russians lost heavily In the
attacks, the attackers being almost an
nihilated. During the night the Rus
sians withdrew for some 2000 yards, and
the Japanese took up an advanced po
sition at the same time.
Russian Battery Captured.
Early on Wednesday morning the
Russluns made an attempt to drive the
Japanese back but the attempt was
not successful. During the morning
the JaJpanese continued their steady
advance forward. At 2 o'clock In 'the
afternoon the Japanese made their last
rush, arriving at the Russian position
in disorder, but capturing the full bat
tery of eight guns. The whole force of
artillery of the left army was turned 011
the retreating Russians, causing much
havoc among them.
Russians Fought Bravely.
The left wing circled the Russians'
extreme right, forcing the Russian flank
back on the center and capturing twelve
guns in a desperate Infantry charge.
Tho Russians during the day fought
bravely, doing all that men could do,
but they were unable to check the ad
vance of the Japanese." The loss to the
Russians Is believed to far exceed those
of the Japanese as the results of the
day's lighting. The JaJpanese center
column captured four guns and the left
column took 10.000 rounds of gun aniu7
nitlon. The JaJpanese artillery re
peated the excellent precision it has
displayed In other battles. According
to their practice the JaJpanese used a
number of batteries captured from the
Brown Hen Move Forward.
Wednesday night and Thursday
morning tho whole left army advanced
between two and three miles, swinging
Its flank towards the railway and driv
ing the Russians to the hills parallel
with and east of the railway. In the
meantime the right army (Gen. KTu
rokl's) occupied a line In the high hills
to the East, cutting off the Russians.
Gen. Nodzu'n center army, which
formed the bottom of the net. movedo
forward. Both armies had severo
lighting, but they quickly carried out
their plans by slowly driving back and
encircling the Russians, capturing
guns, ammunition and men.
'Tobacco imctory Uestroyea.
RICHMOND, Viu, Oct. IS. Tho R. A.
Pattorsop tobacco factory was practical
ly; destroyed by; fire tonight. Lobs, $100,000,
Willi Rurel Troops
Shoot Down a Prominent Mexican
and Afterwards Fight a Detail
MEXICO CITY, Oct. IS. Three bandits
today attacked and wounded a citizen,
killed his servant and fought a pitched
battle with rural troops. Threo men are
dead ani fifteen wounded as a result of
Crazed by drink, the three desperadoes,
Florcs, Saledo and Hcrrera, went to tho
residence of Viccnto Godlnex at Santa
Julia, a northern suburb of this city, and
called for Godlnez. When he Issued from
tho ( house, accompanied by Laurlno
Frias. a servant, tho bandits opened fire
upon them. Frlas was instantly killed
and Godlncz badly wounded.
Twelve ruralcs wero at onco dispatched
to a plantation whither it was learned
tho dpsperadocs had fled. A pitched bat
tle ensued, over 100 shots being ex
changed, during which one soldier was
killed. Flores was finally killed and Sa
ledo captured, aftM- receiving several
wounds. Herrera, though badly Injured,
escaped to the hills and a posso Is now
after him. Leonardo Enrlqucz, a civilian
who accompanied the rurales, was shot
eight times and has little chance for re
covery. Every soldier in the squadron
MONEY FOR P0ST0FFICE.
Department Needs S183,748,495 to
WASHINGTON, Oct. IS. At the
Cabinet meeting today Postmaster
General Wynne took up with the Presi
dent the estimates of appropriation for
the Postofilce department, submitting to
the President the final figures. The
Postmaster-General, with a view to
holding down the appropriations to bed
rock figures, carefully revised the esti
mates submitted by tho chiefs of
bureaus. The total amount estimated
for the needs of th'e department Is $1S3,-7-18,-105.
as against an appropriation for
tho current fiscal year of $170,8-15,998,
the increase in the estimates for the en
suing year over the appropriation for
the current year being 512,902,496.
Tho closeness with which tho llgurcs
have boon scanned, Mr. Wynno said, is
shown in the fact that in tho offices of
tho Postmaster-General tho assistant Attorney-General
and the llrst, second, third
and fourth assistants, and in the topo
graphical division, tho total Increase over
tho present fiscal year asked from Con
gress Is but S9-J.OS0.
Tho figures for tho Postmaster-General's
office show a reduction of J.:000.
Nearly tho total deficiency w'llch Con
gress will bo asked to provide for tho de
partment for tho current year Is included
in the amount of Increase asked for rural
Tho total postal revenue for tho year
ended Juno 30, 1901. was SH3.K2.C2l. Tho
estimated revonuo for 1905 on tho basis of
9 per cent Increase. Is $1M.C05,OCO. The
appropriation for 1905 is $170,5,993. leaving
a deficit for 1005 of $U.3iO,93S. The esti
mated revenue for 1906 Is $170,590,615; es
timated expenditures, SlKJJ-iS.-IDo; estimat
ed deficit. $18,570,590. Tho current appro
priation by Congress for tho free de
livery service for tho current year is
$20,814,000, and the estimate for tho appro
priation needed for the aamo purposo dur
ing tho next fiscal year is $2G.S22,900.
VICTIMS OF THE LAW.
Michigan Firm "Would Electrocute
Criminals by Clock-Like Apparatus.
COLUMBUS, O., Oct. IS Peniten
tiary Warden Gould, who does not like
the- electrocution duties In connection
with his position, has an offer from a
Grand Rapids (Mich.) concern to put In
an automatic appliance that will relievo
him and his deputies of the Job of turn
ing the current Into the victim of the
A clock-like arrangement Is attached
to the death apparatus twenty-four
hours, before the time set for the elec
trocution, and It will automatically re
lease the current at tho tlm& set. The
firm strongly recommends that the mat
ter be taken up.
One disadvantage that would seem to
offset the good points of the Invention 1h
that the victim would have to be placed
In the chair several minutes In advance
of tho time eet for the electrocution. In
order to protect the attendants, and this
experience of waiting for the end to
como would be especially harrowing.
PIRATES ATTACK STEAMERS.
Chinese Make Raid Upon Two British
SHANGHAI, Oct. 18. Tho BrltlBh
steamers Pak Kang and Hoi Ho wero at
tacked by pirates In the West river, near
Canton, last night. A British gunboat has
been dispatched to the scene,
Tho Pak Kang is a vessel of -131 tons,
owned by tho Kwang Wan Steamboat
company of Hongkong. The Hoi Ho is of
C01 tons and is owned by tho Chi Wo
Steamboat company of Hongkong.
Both companies aro British concerns.
One Thousand Persons Mado Idle.
PITTSBURG, Oct 18 Tho directors of
the Allegheny Coal company have decid
ed to suspend operations Indefinitely at
their Hnrwick initios next Saturday. This
will almost depopulate a village of 100)
Proctor Is Rc-Electcd.
MONTPELIER, Vt Oct. IS. Senator
Redlleld Proctor was re-elected to the
United States Sonato by the Vermont
Legislature today In separate session. Tho
election will bo officially confirmed to
morrow In joint session.
Advance in Prices of Pipe.
PITTSBURG, Oct. J8. TI10 National
Tube company will tomorrow Usuo leas
ing curds advancing tho prices on nil
grades and kinds of plpo $2 per ton and
Russian Cruiser Sunk.
LONDON, Oct, 19. A dispatch from
Shanghai to tho Morning Post says It is
reported thero that Japanese sholls huvo
mink tho Russian cruiser Boyuu In tho
harbor of Port Arthur,. '
TIE TINS IN
World Given Surprise
Kuropatkin Has Resumed the
Offensive and Begun
Intended to Signalize Czarevitch's
Fete by Victory Like Nicholas
Did at Plevna,
ST. PETERSBURG, Oct. 19, 2:50 a. m.
There is jubilation throughout the
city over the news that Gen. Kuropat
kin has resumed the offensive, and the
holiday which began with little heart
closed brighter. The crowds In the
streets and the illuminations in honor
of the Czarevitch's name day gave a
tinge of brilliancy to an evening other
wise depressing, through a constant
drizzle of rain.
Russian Victory Announced.
Newsboys up to midnight raced
through the thoroughfares with eve
ning extras shouting. "Great Russian
victory' and crowds bought the papers
greedily. Groups of men in brilliant
uniforms or in evening dress at the
hotels and restaurants discussed the
change in the fortunes of war, but the
population as a whole were slow to take
fire. They had received the news of
tho earlier reverse stolidly, and now
accepted reports of Russian successes
and the capturo of guns quietly, with
satisfaction but with considerable re
serve. Bints From Correspondents.
Correspondents at tho front the past
forty-eight hours had been hinting
that the Russian army was on the eve
of another advance, but It wns thought
here that the troops were too exhausted
by more than a week of gigantic
struggle to engage in an immediate ad
vance movement. Therefore the news
of the definite resumption of the ad
vance was calculated to arouse tho
greater satisfaction, but the realization
of the significance of news permeates
the masses here more slowly than In
What Kuropatkin Proposed.
The kaleidoscopic changes on the
Shakhe river have been too swift for
the populace to follow, and so the bet
ter news from tho iront nas oeen
so far taken with comparative quiet. In
the best Informed circles, however, it is
already accepted as true. It Is believed
that Gen. Kuropatkin intended to sig
nalize the Czarevitch's fete by a ylc
tory, Just as Grand Duke Nicholas did
Aro Moving Forward.
The failure of the War office to give
out dispatches is attributed to the holi
day, the censor's commission disband
ing early. The Associated Press, how
ever, hears on good authority that tho
Emperor has received a telegram from
Gen. Kuropatkin reporting that the
Russians are moving forward.
Reverse by Yamada.
The reverse sustained by Gen.
Yamada's column has not yet been re
ported by Gen. Kuropatkin or Gen.
Sakharoff except In a reference to
an unsuccessful Japanese attack near
Shakhe. The Associated Press's Muk
den dispatch evidently refers to this af
fair in reporting that the Japnnese left
had been beaten off with terrible
slaughter and its retreat cut off by a
Russian army corps. Another dispatch
from Mukden confirms the howb of the
Russian advance when, telegraplling
late tonight, the correspondent says:
"It is rumored that wo are moving
Attack Wot Confirmed.
There Is no official confirmation here
of the report from Tokio that a Rus
sian attack on the Japanese right on
October 17 had been repulsed If this
report should provo true It may involve
serious consequences for the Russians
who crossed the Shakhe while the river
was fordable. According to Mukden
dispatches the water has since risen
man-high in consequence of heavy
rains, and therefore It would bo well
nigh Impossible for the Russian army to,
recross tho river, owing to the absence
of bridges. It would be equally difficult
for the fame reason to bring up sup
plies and ammunition to enable Gen.
Kuropatkin to follow up the advance.
LOSSES DURING BATTLE.
Never Less Than 2000 Per Day in
Ten Days' Fight.
MUKDEN, Oct. IS. Tho lighting of Oc
tober 17 was confined to the Russian cen
ter at Shakhe rlvor and was mostly artil
lery fire, tho Japanese using big guns and
high exploslvo shells. During the nine
days of continuous fighting tho Iohsum
wero never less than 2U0O per day. Tho
hospitals arc hardly able to handle the
wounded. Nevertheless I hoy have per
The Chinese have deserted all Iho vil
lages and the troops are using the wood
work of their houses for fuel. Tho coun
try south Ih desolated. Tho Japanese
still seem to be exerting themselves to
forco tho Rutwlans out of Mukden. A
battle Is assumed In the positions sur
roundlnc the town.
It becomes moro and moro evident that
Iho resources of tho country cannot sup
port a largo army. This season's crops
G?n. Kuropatkin remains with thd
troops, having abandoned his headquar
ters at Mukden, 1 .
Polygamy the Charge
William H. Kensington of Afton,
Wyo., U. S. Commissioner, Is Ar
rested for Having Plural Wives.
Special to The Tribune.
EVANSTON, Wyo.. Oct. IS. Residents
of Afton, a small town in tho Mormon
settlement in Star Valloy, In tho north
ern part of Uintah county, aro greatly
excited as the result of tho visit of se
cret servico men of the Government, who
aro said to bo gathering evidence against
the Mormons, who, it Is allcscd, aro
William H. Kensington, a leading Mor
mon and United States Commissioner at
Afton, .has been arrested, charges of po
lygamy being preferred against him by
Charles M Owen, and other arrests will
follow shortly. It Is alleged that Ken
sington has been living with Anna Brack
en and Tib Lee. both residents of Afton.
The resignation of Kensington, as an of
ficial of the Government Is demanded.
Ills caso will be tried in the United
States court at Cheyenne. The maximum
penalty In Wyoming for bigamy Is five
Star Valley Is one of the oldest settle
ments In tho Stato. and war. homcstcaded
largely by polygamlst families from
TO AVERT A PANIC.
R-apid Transit Subway of New York
to Open at Midnight.
NEW YORK, Oct. IS. In order to
avert a repetition of the fatal panic
which attended the opening of the
Brooklyn bridge, It has been arranged
to open the rapid transit subway at
midnight October 27, Instead of begin
ning Its operation at a busier hour of
In completing final arrangements for
the formal turning over of the road to
the city and the further delivery of It
to the operating company this was
found to be the best way out of a pos
sible danger to the public crush.
The ceremonies Will be held at 1
o'clock In the afternoon In the Alder
manlc chamber. Invitations will be
sent to the President of tho United
States, members of Congress, the Gov
ernor, the Legislature, the heads of all
municipal departments, Judges of tho
courts and heads of religious denomina
tions of the city, presidents of the col
leges, the presidents of the business as
sociations, foreign Consuls, and the
presidents of all railroad companies
having to do with the rapid transit.
The company will send Invitations
broadcast to the city departments and
others, which will be good for a free
ride In the afternoon of the 27th and
up to midnight. In that way It is hoped
the employees wIU get some Idea of how
to handle the considerable crowd with
out having a rush to contend with at
the outset. The trains the next day will
run on schedule time.
CLUBBED BY POLICE.
Magistrate Denounces Action of Of
ficials in Repelling an Attack.
CORK. Oct. IS. A serious conflict be
tween sympathizers with thoso who wore
arrested for participation in the eviction
riots on Octobor 12 and tho police oc
curred at tho hearing of tho caso at tho
RIvertown courthouse today. Over twenty
people wero injured in the disturbance,
some of them seriously.
When tho Wellsport defendants were
arraigned, tho crowd, unable to sccuro
admission to the courtroom, attacked tho
police. Over 100 of tho latter formed up
to maintain order and charged with tliolr
batons, striking right and loft and dis
persing the crowd. Tho Judgo sum
moned tho officer commanding the police,
who said his mou hod been first at
tacked. William O'Brien, ono of the court at
tendants, who charged excessive brutality
on thu part of tho police, brought in one
of tho Injured men, who was covered with
blood. The Magistrate denounced the ac
tion of tho police and as a protest ad
journed tho hearing for six weeks,' balling
thu defendants until that time.
MANSLAUGHTER THE CHARGE
Pugilist Walcott Held Under War
rant of Boston Court.
BOSTON, Oct IS. Technically un
der surveillance on the charge of mur
der, Joe Walcott, the negro pugilist,
was still at the city hospital today suf
fering from pistol wounds In his right
hand, self-infiictcd, he declares, during
nn accidental discharge of his revolver,
which resulted In the killing of Nelson
Hall, another negro. Walcotf a hand
is badly shattered, and amputation of
several fingers may be necessary.
While the police accept Walcott's
story that the shooting was entirely
accidental, a systematic examination of
those present at the dance In tho South
End last night where Hall was killed
,was started today by the authorities.
A municipal court warrant was
granted later for the arrest of Walcott
on -the charge of manslaughter.
KILLED BY A BLOW.
John Siovich Slain by Frank Wis in
BUTTE, Mont., Oct. IS. A torrlfic blow
on the point of tho Jaw, struck, it is
claimed by several witnesses, by Frank
Wls caused the death of John Siovich
tonight, the victim nover regaining con
sciousness, and dying In less than an
hour after ho va struck without speaking
a word. WIho made his escape Immedi
ately after attacking Siovich, and has not
been apprehended. Tins two men had been
Coursing Meet Postponed.
FRIEND, Nob., Oct. IS. Tho annual
coursing meet of tho Friend Coursing
club, which was scheduled to begin to
day, went over until tomorrow on account
of rain. A largo number of hounds from
all over tho country ore entered.
Successor to Leonard I
is laid I
He Will Have Charge of H
the District of Salt H
Episcopalian. General ' Convention BH
Designates Rev. Franklin Spencer lUl
Spalding of Erie, Pa. Ul
BOSTON. Mass:. Oct, IS. Tho houso of MM
bishops of the Episcopal general conven- HI
tlon today nominated tho following per- W$M
sons for missionary bishops: Rov. Lo- lyil
gan Herbert Roots, formerly of Kansas. EmI
for Hankow, China; Rev. Franklin Spen- lull
cer Spalding of Erie. Pa,, for the district 11 1 1
of Salt Lake, and Rev. Albion Williamson Wl
Knight, Jr., of Atlanta, Ga.. for Cuba. tnll
Courts of Review. nil
Tho houso of deputies again took up nil
today tho new canon establishing courts ffl
of rovlcw. Tho work on tho canon waji 12UI
practically completed yesterday, but a lull
number of provisions remained to bo act- jjBjl
Woman's Board of Missions. ijlll
The Woman's auxiliary of tho board of N?ll
missions at their conference was ad- mm
dressed by Rt. Rev. Lucien Leo Klnsolv-
lng. bishop of Southern Brazil; Bishop If I
William H . Sloreland of Sacramento, and 1
Bishop James B. Funstcn of Boise, Ida. UjjFI
Curse of Divorce. jHjl
A resolution was reported by the com- Mil
mltteo on the stato of tho church recom- IiJl
mending tho appointment of a. Joint com- till
! mltteo to petition State Legislatures to Ifjl
I consider "tho great curse of divorce and (111
to reduce tho statutory grounds on which (n
divorce Is granted." The resolution ex- la I
cepted States which permit no divorco lf
or divorco for adultery only. After a If II
short discussion it was voted to refer tho mil
matter to the Interdenominational commit- mil
tec on uniformity of marriage and dl- II
vorce. This removes the resolution from 'hII
further action by the present convention. I
Amending Divorce Canon. fit I
An amendment to tho divorco canon.
offered by Rev. Dr. E. A. "White of rail
Bloomfield, N. J.. went lo tho committee i II
on canons Dr. "White's amendment for- (nil
bade tho remarriage of divorced persons iff I
and added words to tho effect that the 'Wll
canon should not bo considered as the fffill
expression of an opinion by tho church Mil
as to the interpretation of the ninth verso rail
of the nineteenth chapter of St. Matthew. Ittll
nor as pronouncing upon tho validity of jjnfl
the romarrlago of the Innocent party dl- lJl
vorced for tho cause of adultery. Ijjfl
The deputies concurred with tho bishops (111
In establishing a foreign missionary dlo- K0JI
cese In Mexico. (will
PROSPERITY IS HERE. i
Uow York Banker Talks Upon Con- jj !
ditions to Bonkers. j J
ST. LOUIS, Oct. IS. Before the an- J
nual convention of the Illinois Eank- uy
ers' association here today Frank A. i
Vanderllp, vice-president of the Na- 1
tlonal City Bank of New York City, S
said In concluding a speech upon finan- j j
clal questions: "I believe that condl- jj J
tlons are again favorable to a return of j(j
prosperity. I believe It is time for op- R J
timlsm. So long as we remember in
humbleness our mistakes and hold close jj
to a proper conservatism, the course of jj 1.
financial events seems likely to follow JJtf
only one general direction, and that B
is toward improvement, toward ex- la '
pandlng business and toward better Jo
times." M j
VOTERS IN SEATTLE, I'
Unusually "Heavy Registration. in Me- i . S
ti'opolis of Pugot Sound. 1 jj
SEATTLE. Wash., Oct. IS. Tho total I
registration In tho city of Scattlo shorUy ij
beforo tho polls closed tonight was 27,042. ffl ,
It is estimated Inat about twenty add!- ij
tlonal names will bo added to tho list be- Jjj
foro tho books close, making the grand fn
total 27,0(2. Yesterday 1500 new voters 1
wero registered, making tho day tho heav-
lest in registration since tho books Sji
opened. Tho total registration for tho i JSJ
coming oloctlon exceeds that for the jj
spring election by T&JS. "if
Portland Cor Dines Consolidate.
PORTLAND, Or., Oct. 13. Articles of im
incorporation of tho nowly consolidated mi
street-car lines of Portland, to be known IjJlK
aB tho Portland Consolidated Rallwa JjW
company, wero filed today. Tho company IIBJ
has a capital stock of $r,000,000. It oner- Jjfll
ates 112 miles of electric railway. Tim Hfjl
scope of tho company will bo greatly in- jjjR
Discharged for Good of Service. H3
"WASHINGTON. Oct- IS. Tho Surgeon- llffif
G(-noral of tho army has concurred In tho lias
recommendation of Gen. Grant that John flat
J. Smith, a member of tho United State lR
nrmy hospital corps .stationed nt Fort 11551
Mott N. J.. who 13 tald to haw married i
a ncgress, bo discharged from tho army tj
"for tho good of tho service." vM
Steelmakers Form Combine.
LONDON, Oct. 18. A Joint confer-
ence of the Scotch and North of Eng- Rim
land steelmakers today decided to form If SSI
a combination for the regulation of S
selling prices, Jil
' fj I
Rubber Tiro Works Destroyed. Waim
NEW YORK, Oct. IS. Fire tonight de- U$i!l
stroyod tho works of tho Anchor Rubber ffijfl
Tiro company at Setaukot, L. L , Losb, Kail