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VOL. XXVI— NO. 134.
BUSINESS MEN DISCUSS TRAINMEN'S TROUBLE
BUSINESS MAN'S POINT OF VIEW.
"I want to say that the railroad men
are mistaken, as to the business men
being entirely on the side of the em
ployers and the corporations. . 7, don't
think that is the way the average
business man takes up a proposition.
He realizes fully that thare are two
sides to such a question, and that the
employer, whether an individual, firm
or corporation is possibly in the wrong.
I know that I speak the sentiment of
a majority of business men, and I wish
that our friends among the so-called
laboring men, for we are all laborers,
would understand it. I am myself a
• laborer just as much as any 1 man in
this room, and he may be doing his
duty just as I am. Now this question
of labor without any doubt, has two
sides. The business man is concernsdin
it so far as his pecuniary interests are
involved, because his business will be
interfered with by the stoppage of
traffic. Every business man in the
Twin Cities, clear to the Atlantic coast,
will be effected by it. We suffer to
gether.— A. Kirk in a speech before
th \nference committee.
Danger Point Is Passed and Threatened Strike
Is Averted for the Day Jobbers Discuss the
Situation With the Leaders of the Trainmen
Amicable Arrangement Will Probably Be
There is likely to be a settlement of
the Great Northern's labor controversy
The conference among the St. Paul
and Minneapolis jobbers, the train
men's committee and General Manager
F. E. Ward will be continued this
morning, and there is a probability
that an agreement will be reached,
settling the trouble in an amicable
One thing is certain, today's meet
ing will decide finally what action
the men and the company are going to
For ' six long hours yesterday the
Twin City jobbers did their utmost in
an attempt to bring about an adjust
ment of the difficulty, without having
the men resort to drastic measures. At
times it looked as if their efforts were
In vain, but patience and diplomacy
triumphed, and the session closed at
6:15 o'clock last evening, with hopes
far brighter for a peaceful settlement
than they had been at any time since
the negotiations were suspended Tues
On what ground the proposed set
tlement is to be effected, none of the
parlies interested would say last even
ing. They preferred to await today's
action before making any statement.
General Manager Ward, A. B. Garret
son, W. T. Newmann and J. W. Cooper
all declined to be interviewed* They
were giving no information regarding
the progress of the negotiations.
Two Sessions Held.
Yesterday's conference was held in
two sessions. It opened at 10 o'clock
with a large delegation of business
men and the full trainmen's commit-
CLEVELAND'S WEIGHT TO
BE THROWN TO HARMON
Grover Said to Favor His Former At-
torney General for President.
Special to The Globe.
. CLEVELAND, Ohio, May . 13.—1t is
reported here that Ex-President Cleve
larid will peremptorily decline the
Democratic nomination to the presi
dency and will use his influence to se
cure the nomination of former United
States Attorney General * Harmon, of
DAY'S NEWS SUMMARIZED.
Weather for St. Paul and vicinity: Fair I
and warmer today; cloudy tomorrow.
Prince Ferdinand returns to Bulgaria
and opinion is held that real authority In
principality is lodged in Macedonian com
Dock laborers on strike at Valparaiso,
Chile, destroy property and in conflict
with police, twenty persons are killed and
Mr. Cleveland is said to favor ex-At
torney General Harmon/ of Cincinnati, for
Democratic presidential nominee.
Gen. Miles takes action regarding
charge that parts of his report on Philip
pines were suppressed.
State Examiner Johnson sues Polk
county newspaper publishers for alleged
overcharges for county printing.
War and navy departments clash in
matter of naval defenses. •
Indian widow and white children of
Minnesota pioneer go to law over prop
erty at Aitkin.
National president of Hibernians asks
Irishmen of United States to support
Dullness prevails in grain pits and
prices close at decline all around.
Stock market is heavy and nearly life
less, there being several causes of de
ST. PAUL- „•„,-« p
.; School board elects Edward" McNamee
Body, probably that of Peter Schotzka
recovered from, the river.
Two employes at the gas works coy-
THE ST. PAUL GLOBE.
T. L. SCHURMEIER.
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SOME OF THE MEN WHO ARE MEDIATING IN RAILROAD CONTROVERSY.
tee present. J. W. Cooper, who was
one of the St. Paul jobbers instrumen
tal in arranging the .meeting, was
elected chairman, and presided at both
sessions. The morning meeting was
informal, but detailed discussion of
the questions Involved. A. B. Garret
son, of the Order of Railroad Conduct
ors, and W. T. Newmann, of the Rail
way Trainmen's organization, present
ed their side of the case.
Several of the jobbers asked- ques
tions and R. A. Kirk,, E. N. Saunders,
W. J. Dean, T. B. Walker and others
delivered short addresses explaining
the business men's position and asking
the men to carefully consider the in
dustrial interests of the Northwest be
fore they resorted to drastic measures.
The afternoon meeting was execu
tive. A committee of eight business
men represented the jobbers, Messrs.
Newmann and Garretson were present
in the interest of the trainmen, and
Manager F. E. * Ward' attended a part
of the session. Mr. Ward was not at
the morning meeting, nor was any
representative of [ the Great Northern.
He was asked to attend the afternoon
conference and promptly replied that
he would 'accept the invitation. -The
men representing the Minneapolis and
St. Paul business interests were: T. L.
Schumeier, R. A. Kirk, E. N. Saun
ders, B. F. Nelson, H. M. Hill, T. B.
Walker, John F. Kelly and J. W. Coop
er, who is an ex-officio member of the
Real Work at Secret Session.
The morning session was only a
preparation for the more important aft-
Continued on Fourth Page.
HAWAIIAN IS BEATEN
TO DEATH WITH A BIBLE
Native Medicine Man's Luminous Idea of
Casting Out Devils.
HONOLULU, May 13.—The case of a
native Hawaiian who was beaten to death
with a Bible in the -.hands of a kuhuna,
or native sorcerer, is reported from the
island of Hawaii. -
The victim was ill in bed, and after
being treated by a regular physician, sent
for a kuhuna. having more faith in the
native "medicine man." The kuhuna de
clared that the patient was possessed by
devils, and proceeded to cast them out
by beating him over the head with a Bible.
The wife of. the sick man also was in
duced to do some beating, and then .the
kuhuna resumed operations. The man
died as a result of the beating. The ku
huna has been held for manslaughter.
ered with tar and seriously burned by ex- '
plosion. 7„. 7.7 • 71 7y. '7 7. ;7y
S. E. Mlddleton .dies suddenly in St.
Paul. : '-:7yy: ',7- 77777.-..7:\ 7,y -_ -
Steamer J. J. Hill damaged in collision
with drawbridge. -'- - y •7 . 7
Charles A. Aldrich asks court to sever
distasteful matrimonial bonds. 7 7-*.
On fate'of two brothers depends admin
istration of estate in probate court.
Electrical; Workers "dispute validity .of
yesterday's examinations by the electrical
board, and-declare Plllsbury disqualified
to sit on board. -.-■ 7.- - 7 ■
Governor reappoints game and fish
commission with exception of B. H. Ward
of Fairmont, who is superseded by Capt!
William Bird,- of the same city. •
Daniel Woodbury gored to death by a
bull. His body trampled under foot while
friends stand by afraid to interfere.
August Carlaw comes from South Da
kota to meet a matrimonial agency bride
from Chicago. Bride backs out and wed
ding is off.
Ex-Mayor Ames sentence deferred un
til Saturday. .yly
St. Paul loses opening game of series
with Minneapolis. Score 2 to 1.
George Gardner gets the decision over
Marvin Hart at Louisville.'
Proposed- meet between Oxford-Cam
bridge and Yale-Harvard is, called off.
Order of Railway Conductors decides to
continue headquarters at Cedar- Rapids
lowa. .'7 ." 7; 7,..'-.* . ,7*. ■■■■'■
Hearing before the state railroad and
warehouse commission reveals the fact
that rates on lumber are higher in Minne
sota than in surrounding states. .
THURSDAY MORNING, MAY 14, 1903.— TEN PAGES."
J. F. KELLY.
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niLES WITH SHARP STICK IN HAND
Lieutenant General Takes Action Following the Charge That Portions of His
Report on the Philippines Were Suppressed.
WASHINGTON, D. C, May 13.—Sec
retary Root today received a letter'
from Lieut. Gen. Miles asking what
portions of his reports were given to
the press, by whom made public and to
whom furnished. The secretary called
in the officers who furnished the re
ports and gave directions to them to
NORTH DAKOTA BANKER
IS IN DIVORCE COURT
Wife Gets. Attorney's Fees in Ex-
change for Accusations.
Special to The Globe.
GRAND FORKS, S. D., May 13.—1n
the application for alimony of .Mrs.
A. H. Jones, of Rugby, pending the de
cision of the court on her application
for a divorce, she was granted today
$200 attorney's fees, $300 suit money
and $20 per month. 7
The plaintiff was a prominent bank
er of Rugby and In his answer to the
divorce complaint he alleges improper
relations between his wife and a horse
jockey. Congressman Halvor Steener
son is attorney for Mrs. Jones, and
Guy C. H. Corliss, ex-chief justice of
the state supreme court, appears for
CHICAGO GIRL JUMPS
FROM HOTEL WINDOW
Says Broker Threatened Her With Re-
volver and He Is Arrested.
CHICAGO, May 13.—Miss Laura
Stickler, a stenographer, was found
unconscious upon the stone pavement
of an alley in the rear of the Hotel
Newport on Monroe street, early this
morning. She was taken to the hos
pital and her condition is serious.
According to her story she was tak
en to the hotel by a broker.who threat
ened her with a revolver, whereupon
she jumped out of the third-story win
dow. The broker has been arrested,
and claims he does not know why the
young woman made the leap.
They May Prove to Be the Real Thing.
H. A. BOARDMAN.
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prepare a statement showing what had
been done. . --•; \-'7[
" The reply to Gen. Miles will be sent
tomorrow and will show that the ad
jutant general's office furnished copies
of that portion of Gen. Miles' - report
bearing on the military 7 conditions in
the islands, together with replies of
the heads of bureaus to -whom the re
port had been -referred* f for remarks
concerning the matters urjder their di-
State Examiner- -Sues News-
papers, and County Com
missioners Saj He Errs.
Special to The Globe. .* >!L^
- CROOKSTON, Minn., May 13.—A
suit, was instituted today tin- this city
by State Examiner Johnson- to recover
alleged overcharges on the part of ; the
publishers -of 4** the comity rrwho"have >
been doing ■ the county printing J for
years. The summons" served on the
newspaper men charges them with a
false measurement which makes the
sum paid by the county for printing to
be in excess of the actually done.
The suit was instituted 1 by Examiner
Johnson, who is here in person. It is
not directed by the county commission
ers,- although the suit is : started * in*
their name. ■-^17 7 rt r ""
By order of Mr. Johnson the county
commissioners have examined the files
of the newspapers and are satisfied
that Mr. Johnson is in error. The suit
involves the Crookston Times, Fisher
Bulletin, Fertile Journal, Mcintosh
Times, St. Hilaire \ Spectator, Valley
View, East Grand' Forks Courier and
the Thirteen Towns v . Ttii -gum" involv
ed is $1,439.33. ■4*o[~i*'' 7 7\'.:".
President Palma Suspends Taxes.
HAVANA. May 13.—President Palma
has suspended the entire list of taxes, en
acted by the provincial; council of Puerto
Principe because they are either unjust
or illegal. *
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They May Prove to Be the Real Thing.
C. P. STINE.
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rection. The reply also will show that
the judge advocate general furnished a
complete copy of the report on cruel
ties and atrocities, together with a
copy of the letter of the judge advocate
general to the secretary of war which
told what the department had done
concerning the subjects treated of in
Gen. Miles' report.
It has been charged that all of Gen.
Miles' report was not furnished to the
press by the war department.
POPE ON RELATIONS
WITH THE FRENCH
Pope's Open Rupture Will Be Averted
by Governmental Change.
ROME, May 13— The pope has ex
pressed his intention- of setting forth
the relations between the holy see and
France in an allocution at the next
consistory. In his treatment of his
subject the pontiff will be guided by
the development ;of events. . France
now has her full number of :cardinals,,
so the church has not to face the ques
: tion '- of i the 7 selection -/of 7 any / Frenph
: prelate to be a cardinal. 1 The policy of
the Vatican is to endure with France
as long as possible, hoping for some
radical change in the government of
that republic .and therefore to avoid
an open rupture.
r/Because the Vatican wants to avoid
serious trouble with France, the desire
Of -Germany to have the archbishop of
Metz raised to the purple in recogni
tion 4of German rights over Alsace-
Lorraine has not been satisfied, as
France would consider so doing a last
, challenge/ -"■ "
Austria claims two red hats, but
only the archbishop of Salzburg has
been appointed, it having been im
possible for Rome to agree with Vi
enna in the matter of the Hungarian
cardinal. | The Vatican was in favor of
■ the archbishop of Erler for this car
CHATTANOOGA. Term., May 13.—At
the regular meeting of N. B. Forrest
camp Confederate Veterans, tonight, a
resolution was passed Posing the Grand
Army posts of Chattanooga. This action
was prompted by the recent support given
the . Confederate Veterans of Tennessee in
tiieir-efforts to secure more liberal pen
sion laws from the legislature.
PRICE TWO CENTS. °n Tr*'"«-
C. J. WHELLAMS.
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PRINCE FERDINAND GETS
AUSTRIAN MARBLE HEART
Emperor Francis Joseph Refuses Him an In
terview on the Prince's Return Trip to Bul
garia—Suspicion That the Principality Is
Really Being Governed by the Macedonian
VIENNA, May 13.—The request of
Prince Ferdinand of Bulgaria for an
audience with Emperor Francis Joseph
apparently has been refused. Prince
• Ferdinand has passed through Vienna
and Budapest returning to Sofia, where
he arrived today. .... , _..,._--
Recent happenings in Macedonia
have by no means strengthened '- the
prince's position, and it is a question
in official circles here whether the real
authority at Sofia is not now lodged
in 7 the Macedonian committees.' 7 7
.-- The chief danger in the Balkans is
now thought to lie in the turbulence of
the Turkish population, whose fury"
against the Christians "threatens to
start a conflagration. It is feared that
Turkey will permit the massacre of.
LOUD CALL TO
National President Dolan
Urges Support of Irish
SYRACUSE, N. V., May 13.—Na
tional President Dolan, of the Ancient
Order of Hibernians, tonight issued a
statement on the Irish land bill, which
will be published in the National Hi
bernian, official organ of the A. O. H.,
this week. He says:
"We are favorable to any movement
having for its aims and objects the ad
vancement of Catholicism and of Irish
men, either at home or abroad. We
are informed -that the present Irish
land bill will be beneficial to Irishmen
ats home and that it is acceptable to
the great majority of them and meets
the approval .of hiearchy, clergy and
Irishmen generally, as well as the Irish
nation, as declared in the Dublin con
vention April 1 last.
"The fond hope of every Irishman is
to see Ireland an independent nation
and we now appeal to all the friends,
of Ireland to stand shoulder .to shoul
der and join with this, the oldest and
most powerful organization of our
race, for the promotion of peace and
harmony, and for the Interests and
advancement of every method that
may bring prosperity to Ireland."
GREAT ARE THE
VIRTUES OF SANOSIN
Germans Swell the Long List of Cures
I BERLIN, May 13.—The announce
ment made today by the Berlin Medi
cal society of a new remedy for con
sumption called sanosin has attracted
much attention. Dr. Danelius, of Som-
'erfield, read a paper on the cure be
fore the society. He showed that pa
tients, mostly workingmen,, had been
cured of consumption and said they
were treated without interference with
their work. The use of sanosin pre
vents coughing, fever and night sweats
and results in the patient gaining in
weight. - Even in severe cases of con
sumption the progress of the disease
has been arrested. The remedy was
FLORIDA CITY HAS
rC TOO MUCH WATER
Jacksonville. Flooded and Damage
Reaches Nearly Half a Million.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Ma," 13.—
rain which fell yesterdays nd last
night j assumed ■ this morninV about
daybreak almost .the I proportions of i a
cloudburst, and; parts of the town were
flooded. The railroads suffered losses
probably amounting to $100,000. The
total loss probably will not be less than
$400,000. 7- 777 7. ■ ;7rf.y.
LABOR MAN'S POINT OF VIEW.
"We will not allow any one to ex
ceed us in yielding, once : a spirit of
yielding has been shown by the com
pany. But you must remember 'we
are under business obligations to other
transcontinental lines that have
signed a wage and working scale. We
have agreed -: with * the managers of
these lines to see that their competi
tors are placed upon the same basis.
It is a business pledge, and one we
cannot violate. As the word of a bus
ness man must be maintained, so must
the pledge and promises of an organi
zation. :7-. yy 7?" 7 y. .'■■':.-.'"_'_". ' : ...
7 . '.'lf. this committee of business men
can 7 bring about a reasonable settle
ment, which will 'allow us to make an
\ honorable agreement '■ with the com
i pany, we will welcome it, and I promise
] you that the men will furnish their
' share of the harmony. — A. B. Garret
» son, in a speech before the conference
! com mittee.
Christians, thereby enabling the Mos
lems to expend their wrath.
"Abdul the Damned" Needs Money.
The resources of Turkey are said to
be so strained as to compel the ad
vance against the Albanians to be sus
pended. It is believed that the mobil
ization of 100,000 men was effected only
with the aid of the sultan's private
purse. The sultain has just consulted
the former vizier, Said Pasha, on the
situation, and it is reported that his
majesty has summoned a financial
commission to consider negotiations to
effect the payment of the troops in
Macedonia and Albania,: the army con
tractors having refused further sun
plies. 7 7--':yy: - *:
y SOFIA, May 13. —An anonymous ap
peal to Prince Ferdinand is being cir
culated clandestinely. It charges the
prince with leading Bulgaria to the
loss of its autonomy by becoming the
tool of the Austro-Russian alliance,
and warns him to embrace the national
cause and drive the traitors from pow
er before cries against the crown are
INSISTS SHE'S SANE
Pretty Daughter of Jewish
Eabbi Tells a Pitiful
Special to The Globe.
SPRINGFIELD, 111., May 13.—"Read
what the New York and St. Louis pa
pers say about me. I am a prima
dona and have a beautiful voice, which
is for the people. I am a good girl.
My father and others say that I am
crazy and that makes me excited, but
I am not insane. Listen, I will sing
'Carmen' for you."
With, these words beautiful Fannie
Sherman, an opera singer recently re
turned from New York, broke into
strains of music such as never before
rang through the corridors of the San
gamon jail. The young woman was i
adjudged insane in the county court j
today. Overstudy is assigned as the '
cause of her derangement.
Miss Sherman told the court a piti
ful story. She said her father, H.
Sherman, who was formerly rabbi of a
Jewish synagogue in this city, fright
fully abused her because she chose the
operatic stage as a profession. She
said he had locked her in the house
and pulled her hair.
Judge Murray, who sat in the in
quisition, pronounced Miss Sherman
the most beautiful woman that had
ever entered his court room. He is of
the opinion that she will recover her
mind under treatment at the state in
stitution in Jacksonville, to which sha
COUNTESS AT 'OME OF
She That Was Miss Thaw Reaches
Rigby Hall. Warwick.
LONDON. 13.— Earl and
Countess of Yarmouth were welcomed ;
this afternoon at Rigby hall, Alcester, _
Warwick, by the tenants of the Hert
ford estates, who presented them wed
ding gifts. Including handsome silver
bowls, salvers and lamps. The earl ',
addressed the tenants expressing the
appreciation of himself and wife, and
their thanks for the hearty welcome
WANTS THIS MARYLAND
Congressman Rebels Against the Negro
BALTIMORE. Md.. May William
11. Jackson, Republican member of con-!
gress from the First Maryland district,'
announced today that he will ask for the
discontinuance of the postoffice at Quln- j
docquia, Somerset county, to which An
drew J. Day. a negro, was recently ap
pointed. This is said to be the first col
ored postmaster appointed in this state.
7 Congressman Jackson says he will ask
for the discontinuance :of . the " postolfice
because it;. is unnecessary and because.
Day is not a proper person to hold such an
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I - Day has lived in Maryland only a short'
i time, coming here from Virginia.