New York, Oct. 24.Four men were
badly wounded in a series of battles
between the officers and crew of the
lumber schooner Ida B. Gibson of Sea
ford, Del., and afterwards between Mil
ton Corderry, the cook of the Gibson,
and the police. For an hour about
daybreak the cook, armed with a shot
gun, stood off the police reserves of
the De Lancey street station and
wounded a detective and night watch
Frank H. Medley, the mate of the
Gibson, is missing and may have been
murdered by the crew of the Gibson,
who were compelled to pump the craft
from Norfolk to New York.
INCREASE IN CIRCULATION.
Per Capita for the United States Now
Washington, Oct. 24.In his annual
report United States Treasurer Treat
says that the continued increase in
the circulation is a matter for just
pride and has attracted the admiration
and attention of the financiers of the
world. During the year the general
stock of money grew $79,605,729, mak
ing a per capita circulation of $31.08.
There was a continued increase in the
proportion of gold and national bank
notes in circulation and ,no other gov
ernment has ever heid as much gold
as the $748,425,923 in the United States
treasury in the middle of October. Ex
penditures during the past two years
exceeded receipts by more than $64,-
000,000, accounted for by the purchase
of the Panama canal property.
It is 36 inches wide, yarn dyed, all colores,
costs $1.50 per yard, just the thing for
Ladies' shirt waists. We sell it.
IN THE STREET
Mutinous Crew of the Schooner Ida B.
Gibson Attacks Officers After
EXECUTIVE MANSION ABLAZE.
Governor Folk of Missouri Evicted by
Jefferson City, Mo., Oct. 24.The
governor's mansion at Jefferson City
was damaged to the extent of $10,000
by fire at 3 &. m. Governor Folk, his
wife and guests had to seek quarters
at a nearby hotel.
governor Folk, who was aroused by
the crackling of the flames, telephoned
the fire department and then attempted
to extinguish the fire, which was burn
ing in the second story hallway, with
two fire extinguishers This proved in
effective and after seeing that his wife
and their five guests were safely out
of the mansion the governor devoted
himself to saving the portraits of his
predecessors in office pending the ar
rival of firemen. The fire is bejieved
to have started from a flue in the hall
way. After more than an hour's labor
#he fire was extinguished.
Question of Future Form of Govern
ment for Norway.
Christiania, Oct. 24.The storthing
has decided to postpone the debate on
the motion presented by the members
proposing that the -future form of the
government of Norway be submitted
to a plebiscite. The postponement
tvas unanimously carried on the under
standing th.at the motion will be dis
cussed simultaneously with a motion
vhic the government will introduce
later on the same subject.
Oct. 3 and 17
Nov. 7 and 21 Dec. 5 and 19.
The cheap rates on above dates give you a
chance to visit Oklahoma, Kansas, Indian Terri-
tory, Arkansas, Texas, New Mexico and Colorado.
Tickets good 21 days from sale.
Go down into the Rock Island country and
look at the big crops.
There are more and better opportunities than
in the early days.
If interested send quick for descriptive book-
lets and full information.
W. L. HATHAWAY, Dwt Pass. Agent,
322 Nicollet Ave, MINNEAPOLIS.
Plefcte tend me Booklet about
and full information.
VOLUME 3. NUMBEK 157. BEMIDJ1, MINNESOTA, TUESDAY, OCTOBER 24s 1905.
(Name of state)
TRAFFIC IS PARALYZED
GREAT SECTION OF THE RUSSIAN
EMPIRE ISOLATED BY RAIL-
MOVEMENT STARTED BY SOCIALISTS
PRESENT TROUBLE THE FORE-
RUNNER OF A STRIKE OF
St. Petersburg, Oct. 24.The rail
road strike situation shows no signs
of amelioration. Traffic across the
central belt is paralyzed, whjle a gen
eral strike which broke out during the
day at Kharkoff has cut off communi
cation in another great section of the
empire. Kharkoff is the most impor
tant railroad center in Southern Rus
sia. The strike affects among others
the line to the Donetz coal region, on
which Russia largely depended for fuel
during the crisis in the oil regions, and
the line to Odessa and Sebastbpol.
Moscow is isolated, except the line to
St. Petersburg, while the capital has
an international line, via Fydtkuhnen,
open to Berlin. The strike is part of a
general scheme of the Social Demo
crats to compel the emperor to grant
universal suffrage and complete polit
ical freedom, but the plan of the lead
ers is to avoid a collision with the
authorities. Their present purpose is
to make telts of the strength of the
various organizations preparatory to
the inauguration of a general strike of
all classes in support of the Radicals
at about the time the national assem
The congress of railroad^ employes
now in session here has adopted a
resolution in favor of universal suf
frage, political freedom, amnesty, the
right to organize strikes, the liberation
of the arrested strikers, an eight-hour
day, s6hools for the employes' children
and the abolition of martialj[aw, the
railroad, gendarmerie and-capital pun
Kharkoff, Russia, Oct. 24.A general
strike on all the railroads broke out
here during the day.
FACTORY WORKERS OUT.
Strike Spreading to Various Cities of
Kaluga, Russia, Oct. 24.The strike
here has spread to all the factories.
Disorderly crowds are parading the
streets and stopping the street cars.
The employes of the Syzran-Vyasma
road, an important connecting link in
the transcontinental system, struck
during the day. All traffic has^ceased.
Balashoff, Russia, .Oct. 24.The
workmen of all the factories, including
the great grain mills and vodka distil
leries, have joined in the strike.
RUSSIAN MINISTER TO JAPAN.
M. Bakhmetieff Will Proceed to Tokio
St. Petersburg, Oct. 24.Regular
diplomatic relations between Russia
and Japan are expected to be renewed
in six weeks. The Russian minister to
Japan has already been selected in
the person Of M. Bakhmetieff, the for
mer Russian diplomatic agent in Bul
garia, who probably will proceed im
mediately to his post after an audience
with the emperor on Wednesday. M,
Bakhmetieff is regarded as being of
th be,st type of a Russian diplomat.
lie served with distinction at various
posts and while secretary of the lega
at Washington married Miss Mary
Beale, an American. During his serv
ice at Sofia, Bulgaria, M. Bakhmetiett
rendered effective aid to Minister
Leishnian and Spencer Eddy in the
case of Miss Ellen Stone by direc
tion of the authorities here. '^j
GIVEN MAGNIFICENT WELCOME.
President Loubet of. France at the
Madrid, Oct. 24.President Loubet
arrived here at 3:30 p. m. and was
accorded a magnificent reception. King
Alfonso met him at the railroad sta
tion, artillery salutes were fired and
enormous crowds gave him an ovation.
M. Loubet was conducted to the palace
and later visited the royal family. He
was entertained at night at a gala din
ner at the palace. The city is entirely
given up to festivities in honor of the
More Bears Killed at Duluth.
Duluth, Oct. 24.Harold M. Thomas
ind Louis Wolfrom, both about six
teen years of age, killed an old bear
ind two cubs near the golf links of
the Northland Country club. Young
Thomas hid a shotgun and Wolfrom a
rifle and they killed their big game
jfith the skill of veteran hunters. The
ld bear dressed 300 pounds, i
POLICE CHARGE CROWD
TEN RIOTERS KILLED AND HUN-
DREDS WOUNDED AT SAN-
TROOPS ABSENT FROM THE CITY
OUTBREAK OCCURS WHILE SOL-
DIERS ARE ENGAGED IN
Santiago, Chile, Oct. 24.A meeting
called to petition the government to
abolish- the import tax on Argentine
cattle degenerated into a most serious
riot owing to the absence of the troops,
who are now engaged in maneuvers
two dayjs' march from the capital. The
police, who were unable to maintain
ordfer charged the crowd and killed
ten persons and wounded hundreds.
The ria9rs destroyed street cars and
smasheC electric lights. At 8 o'clock
in the evening the rioting was at its
highest 'pitch and the fire department
was called out to restore order.
NE\ MOVE BY PACKERS.
Again %tack Government's Case in
B|tef Trust Prosecutions.
Oct. 24.Declaring that tes
packers were compelled to
jefore the secretary of com
merce a$d labor was used by United
States strict Attorney Morrison in
an indictment against the
alleging that inasmuch as
issues as mentioned in the
indictment were raised and disposed
of in an inunction writ issued by Fed
eral Jucl||| Grosscup the packers who
are BhS federal indictment' he,re
charged ?pth illegal co0piracy again
attacked Ithe famous ^-called "beef
trust" proceedings. A^gpecial plea in
bar and an additiona|j?spe,cial plea in
bar w.ere Jlled by counsel for the pack
ers. Thejnature of thefife
'bar" was 4%uirprise'?
officials, although they were aware of
what would be pleaded in the addi
tional plea, the issuance of an injunc
tion by Judge Grosscup. The special
plea sets up assertions concerning in
vestigations by the commissioner of
corporations and alleged that the de
fendants were compelled to testify and
to produce certain books and other
data and that thereafter the matter
was submitted to the president of the
United Stales and finally to the Unit
ed States district attorney here and
that the district attorney used the ma
terial in seeking indictments against
the defendants. Because of these al
leged facts the defendants ask that the
indictment be dismissed.
SIOUX FALLS WINS SUIT.
Court Decides City May Construct
Washington, Oct. 24.The supreme
court of the United States has dis
missed the appeal of the Farmers'
Loan and Trust company of New York
and others in their case' against the
city of Sioux Falls, S. D. The case
involved the right of the city officials
to purchase or construct waterworks,
the appellants contending that a prior
contract with them and their prede
cessors to supply water to the city had
rendered such proceeding illegal.
The circuit court of appeals for the
Eighth circuit decided the case favor
ably to the city and the day's decision
has the effect of affirming it.
TUG RUNS'' DOWN A CATBOAT.
Five Persons on the Latter Craft Sup
posed to Have Perished.
Yonkers, N. Y., Oct. 24.Five per
sons, the body of one having been re
covered, are believed to have been
drowned during the day by the running
down of a catboat by a tug off' South
Y'onkers. Members of the South Hud
son Boat club heard cries for help out
on the river and in the heavy mist that
prevailed were able to make out the
outlines of a capsized sailboat and of
a tug that was running rapidly down
.the river. tThe-cries ceased before the
yachtsmen, who had put out to the res
cue in a rowboat, reached the catboat,
which they found deserted and with
her side stove in.
SIX MEN PERISH.
Launch and Barge Collide in the Dela
Beverly, N. J., Oct. 24.A launch
containing nine men, all of Philadel
phia, collided with a barge in the Dela
ware river off this place late in the af
ternoon, resulting in the drowning of
six of the occupants of the little
boat. The other three were rescued
by the crew of the tugboat Bristol,
which was towing the barge when the
accident happened. The dead are:
-William Winch, John Ellis, John Ste
venson, Samuel Heron, Norman De
laney and James Yonkers.
DEMAND CLOSED SHOP.
La Crosse Electricians and Linemen
La Crosse, Wis., Oct. 24.All the
electricians and linemen of the four
telephone companies centering here
struck during the day for recognition
ofxthe union. The companies are pay
ing the union scale and working union
hours and the question of the open or
closed shop is the point in controversy.
The Wisconsin Telephone company
and the La Crosse Telephone company
are completely tied up so far as new
work and repairs are concerned. The
La Crosse County Telephone company,
the Tri-State Telephone company and
several smaller iuterurban lines are
less seriously affected.
Peter A. Ecklund, Who Embezzled
000 at Moorhead Surrenders to
London, Oct. 24.Peter Auguste
Ecklund was remanded at Bow street
police court during the day on the
charge of embezzlement in Minnesota.
Ecklund, who surrendered himself to
the authorities at Scotland Yard, said
that while he was secretary and treas
urer of the Clay County Land com
pany of Moorhead, Minn., he embez
zled $10,000. He fled on July 22, ftaally
No communication regarding Bete
lund has been received at the Amer
ican embassy from the state depart
Alabama Raises Quarantine.
Montgomery, Ala., Oct. 24.Ala-
bama's quarantine was raised during
the day for that half of the state from
Phoenix City north.. The south half
still remains under quarantine.
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