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VOL. XXVII.—NO. 142.
STREET CAR COMPANY
HAS ITSELF SUED AGAIN
En net M. Fry Begins What Bears All Earmarks of a
! icond Friendly Suit Against the Street Railway
Company—Plaintiff Objects to Having Lot Bought as
Late as April 26 Damaged by Car Line Extension.
T Practically all doubt as to the gen
uineness of the suit recently brought
in the federal court against the street
railway company by H. D. Bailey, of
Superior, Wis., was removed yesterday
when a case almost identical to the
Bailey suit, except that it involves the
legality of the Phalen park extension
instead of the Rondo extension, was
filed in the district court.
The plaintiff in the suit filed against
the company yesterday is Emmet M.
Fry, who alleges to be the owner of a
lot on Maryland street, in front of
which the Phalen park extension will
pass. Mr. Fry, through his attorney,
Morton Barrows, sets forth in his com
plaint that the street railway company
has commenced the construction of a
double-track line which is to be con
structed aloug Maryland street, pass
ing in front of the property owned by
the plaintiff. It is charged that the
company has no authority of law to
extend this line and that it will dam
age the plaintiff's property in the sum
The complaint embraces ordinance
1227 in full, this ordinance being the
one under which the street railway is
regulated, and under the terms of
which the company will be compelled
to pay a 5 per cent gross earnings tax
when certain conditions arise. It is
claimed that the extension is not au
thorized by any portion of this ordi
Complaints Are Duplicates.
Except that it protests against the
extension of the Phalen Park line, the
complaint is worded identically the
same as that brought by Mr. Bailey,
of Superior, against the company in the
federal court, and is believed by Cor
poration Attorney Michael and others
to be a suit instigated by the street
railway people for the purpose of test
ing the right of the city to enforce the
gross earnings law, It being the desire
of the company to have the matter
tested, if possible, without the inter
vention of the city. Both suits are
believed to be "friendly", suits, brought
at the request of the street car com
In support of this contention a num
ber of interesting facts are brought out
by an investigation of the plaintiffs in
th\» two suits.
Mr. Fry, the plaintiff in the suit filed
yesterday, is said to be a resident of
Chicago. An investigation discloses the
fact that he is a dealer in street rail
way supplies, that he has transacted
business with the St. Paul Street Rail
way company and that when in St.
TEST THE TICKETS
Wisconsin Republicans Pre
pare to Enter Court
1 MADISON, Wis., May 20.—The first
step to determine which of the two
state conventions held here this week
was legally the party convention was
taken by the anti-third term Repub
licans tonight, when a demand was
made upon W. D. Connor, chairman of
the La Follette state central commit
tee, to permit attorneys to examine
;mcl make copies of all delegate cre
dentials and other papers bearing on
the question as to what persons were
elected as delegates.
Notice was also served that such pa
pers must be carefully preserved in
tart in order that they may be used as
evidence in the contest to determine
what delegates at large from Wiscon
sin are entitled to seats in the national
convention at Chicago and as evidence
in any contest that may be made in
the courts to determine which of the
two conventions shall have the names
of its nominees placed upon the official
ballot under the regular party name.
THE (NEWS INDEXED.
Japs Sustain No Losses.
Harriman's Suit Against Northern Se
Second Friendly Suit Against Street
Theft of Costly Jewels.
School Board Opens Text Book Bids.
News of the Northwest.
News of the Railroads.
President Runs His Own Campaign.
More Methodist Bishops Elected.
In the Sporting World.
Weekly Trade Review.
New Action of Lake Carriers.
Abduction of Perdicaris.
Of Interest to Women.
Commercial and Financial.
Grand Jury Returns Indictments.
Verdict Against Gas Light Company
Liberty Bell Will Come to St Paul.
THE BT. PAUL GLOBE
Paul three weeks ago he held a con
ference with the street railway people,
after which he purchased the lot on
This lot was purchased by Mr. Fry
April 26 from An "rew S. LJttlefield and
wife, the deal being made by E. O.
Wergedahl, a young attorney connected
with the law firm of Munn, Thygeson
& Co., the street car company's attor
neys. The purchase price of the lot
was $200, according to the records at
the abstractor's office, although the
property is said to be worth less than
$100. It is a small inside lot, far out
on Maryland street, but is as valuable,
so far as the street car company is
concerned, as any of the improved lots
alqng the line of the proposed exten
sion. Although the lot cost but $200,
the plaintiff says he will be damaged
$2,500 should the car lines be construct
ed on the street in front of the prop
Mr. Barrows Is Sincere.
Mr. Barrows, when seen last night,
said he did not know Mr. Fry except
that he knew him to be interested in
the sale of street railway supplies. He
could not say whether or not the suit
was a friendly one, but stated that so
far as he was concerned it was not.
Mr. Barrows said he had entered into
the suit in good faith.
In the suit brought in the federal
court by H. D. Bailey, of Superior, it
develops .that Mr. Bailey is connected,
in Superior, with the legal firm that
handles the business of the Superior
street railway company operated by
Mr. Lowry, president of the St. Paul
Corporation Attorney Michael was
not inclined to discuss the suits when
seen yesterday. Mr. Michael also re
fused to say whether or not the city
would intervene in either of the suits,
although he intimated that the rights
of the city would be fully protected so
far as the gross earnings tax is con
'•It is not at all surprising that the
street railway company should have
such suits brought," said Mr. Michael.
"They contemplate expending large
sums in improvements in St. Paul, and
before they go to any great expense
they want the gross earnings tax
The Fry case will undoubtedly have
its first round in the courts within a
very few days, since application has
been made for an injunction restrain
ing the company from proceeding with
the work of extending the Phalen park
line. The suit proper will probably be
heard at the June term.
WILL STORM DIETZ
Minneapolis Deputy Sheriff In
tends to Use Artillery.
CHIPPEWA FALLS, Wis., May 20.—
George Loth, deputy sheriff of Henne
pin county, Minnesota, and two com
panions have arrived in the vicinity of
the Cameron dam on the Thornapple
river determined 'to capture John
Dietz, who has been hoiding up the
drive of the Chippewa Lumber and
Boom company for three weeks.
There are reports that Dietz has
wounded three men thus far. The gov
ernor may be asked to take a hand
should Loth be unsuccessful. Loth
has thrown up intrenchments and in
tends storming- the Dietz fortification
with heavy artillery. Dietz has with
him a party consisting of his two sons,
his brother, his wife and Valentine
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SATURDAY MORNING, MAY 21, 1904—TEN PAGES.
Priceless Heirlooms of the De
Peyster and Livingston Fam
ilies Are Recovered.
ALBANY, N. V., May 20.—The sen
sational results of raids by the Albany
police last night and today upon a
resort in South Lansing street, in
tended to break up a "growler gang,"
were believed until tonight to afford a
sequel to the recent mysterious raid
upon the family tomb on the old Liv
ingston estate below Hudson.
A collection of jewelry of intrinsic
value running into many thousands of
dollars and of priceless value as heir
looms, was found upon the person of
Thomas King, one of the vagrants, and
concealed about the house.
The arrival of Chief of Police Maloy,
of Tivqli-on-Hudson, tonight exploded
the tonVb.robbery theory, but brought
to light the fact that the family resi
dence of Gen. Frederic de Peyster nt
Tivoli was looted Monday night, and
Chief Maloy identified practically all
of the booty as belonging to the De
Peyster family. From him it was
learned that this is the third robbery
of the house. Upon the last occasion,
he said, $27;000 worth of jewelry was
The loot recovered includes two or
three hundred articles, most of them
marked with names, monograms or in
itials of the De Peyster and Livingston
families, which intermarried, or with
those of ancestors. Most conspicuous
is a pair of beautiful cameo bracelets
of heavy linked gold. There is a mag
nificent hairpin of mother of pearl, set
with pearls and diamonds, a necklace
of matchless Florentine mosaic, strung
on a golden chain of finest workman
ship, which was found in an ash heap.
There are also bracelets, lockets, rings,
brooches, embossed silver toilet arti
cles, hand mirrors, carved coral orna
ment^ several breastpins containing
braiWl hair, one of them "surrounded
by large and valuable pearls, and a
pair of filigree earrings in the form of
bunches of grapes.
In addition, the police have found
in the local pawnshops valuable arti
cles. Some had been pawned for 50
cents and $1. A diamond brooch
brought $2. Chief Maloy said it was
now known that no jewelry was en
tombed with the beautiful Lady Mary.
COLON, May 20. — Roulette and the
sale of lottery tickets within the canal
zone have been suspended since the is
suance of Gov. Davis' .proclamation
yesterday. This suspension 'does not
apply to the cities of Colon and Pan
TEDDY—Say! Where do I get on?
Oregon Short Lfneßondholders
Appear in Northern Secu
In making this application to the
court to be permitted to file a pro
test against the suit brought by the
trustees, Messrs. Harriman and
Pierce, the bondholders of the Ore
gon Short Line have plainly shown
their disapproval of the course
taken by the trustees, and it will
not be any surprise should the court
set the case aside upon the showing
made by these parties, who are the
ones most interested. The bond
holders have stated that they are
satisfied with the plan of distribu
tion proposed by the Northern Se
curities company, and their appear
ance in court shows that they ob
ject to any oppcaitio.t to this plan
by their trustees, Messrs. Harriman
—Judge George B. Young.
In the United States court at New
ark, N. J., was commenced yesterday
the suit brought by E. H. Harriman
and Winslow S. Pierce against the
Northern Securities c6mpany, a stilt in
which the plaintiffs ask the federal
court to grant an injunction restrain
ing the Northern Securities company
from carrying out its proposed plan for
the distribution of railroad stocks held
by the defendant company, and which
it is compelled to distribute because of
the decision of the. United States su
preme court holding the organization
of the Securities company illegal. The
suit is almost identical to the suit
brought in the federal court in St. Paul
by Mr. Harriman, which was dismissed
by the court after a Wearing. The only
difference in the cases is that the
Northern Pacific Railroad company is
made one of the parties defendant to
the present action.
| Before the case was fairly begun at
Newark yesterday"* Attorney Thatcher,
representing the bondholders of the
Oregon Short Llne> appeared and asked
permission to protest against the con
tinuance of the suit on the ground that
the bondholders of the Oregon Short
Line were perfectly satisfied with the
plan of distribution of Northern Se
curities stock. Attorney Thatcher said
the bondholders djd not care to inter
vene in the suit, but desired to make a
statement, that the court might know
that they did not favor the action of
their trustees in opposing the plan.
"The protest made by the Oregon
Continued on Sixth Page.
FLOODS COME UPON
Lives Are Reported Lost and
a Cloudburst Strikes
CHEYENNE, Wyo., May 20.—The
Crow river, which runs through Chey
enne, is running bank full as a result
of heavy rains today. From eight to
twelve miles of the main line of the
Union Pacific railway and several
miles of the roadbed of the Colorado
& Southern road have been washed
out. Several lives are reported lost
among the ranchers along the Crow.
The~ river in Cheyenne has flooded
dwellings and business houses. Tele
graph wires between Denver and
Cheyenne are disabled.
Six persons are known to have been
drowned, namely: Two Clayton chil
dren, Private Hughes, of the Thir
teenth artillery, and two men, a worn
and and a child. Besides, many per
sons are missing.
DENVER, Col., May 20.—A cloud
burst at the head of the Cache la
Poudre river caused that stream to
overflow its banks and reports indi
cate that great damage has been
caused by the flood. The dam which
holds the water of Livingston lake,
sixty-five miles above Fort Collins,
broke, and this added volume of water
swept down the Cache la Poudre,
practically wiping out the towns of
Livermore and La Porte, respectively
fourteen and three miles above Fort
Collins. It is reported that one person
was drowned at the former place.
At Fort Collins the Russian settle
ment, consisting of about 300 families,
is inundated. Wagon bridges between
Fort Collins and Greeley have been
washed away, and the Colorado &
Southern railroad bridge at Timnath,
about midway between the two towns,
wrecked. The Cache la Poudre river
runs through one of the most thickly
settled and richest agricultural dis
tricts of Colorado. A large portion of
the northern part of the state is irri
gated from this stream, and immense
reservoirs have been constructed to
store the water.
Canal "Incident Is Closed."
WASHINGTON. D. C, May 20.—
The treasury department today drew
a warrant for $9,000,000 in favor of J.
P. Morgan & Co., as the fiscal agents
of the republic of Panama, in final
settlement of the canal purchase. This
fully completes all payments and
transactions of every character in con
nection with the purchase and transfer
of the canal property.
PRICE TWO CENTS. SV^'nts.
REPORT OF BAD DEFEAT
Mikado's Forces Are Now Said to
Have Retreated to Feng Wang
Cheng Without the Loss of a Man-
Unconfirmed Report That Kuroki
Has Received a Serious Blow.
Special Cable to The Globe.
CHIFU, May 21.—The
Japanese in retreating to
Feng Wang Cheng did not
lose any men. The move
ment was conducted in
good order when it was
seen that an enemy's force
of 32,000 blocked the way.
Gen. Kuroki was simply
feeling the strength of Ku
ropatkin's first line, and had
no intention of forcing a
battle. The Japanese num
Report had it that Cos
sacks, under the command
of Gen. Rennenkampff, had
inflicted heavy loss upon
the Japanese and driven
them back to Feng Wang
ST. PETERSBURG, May
21 • —A report has been received here saying that Gen. Ku
roki has been repulsed with great loss. The report cannot
RUSSIANS LOSE 3,000.
Special Cable to The Globe.
NEW-CHWANG, May 21.—Chinese report a battle at Siu-«
yen in which the Russian casualties numbered 3,000.
It is said also that numbers of Russians at Port Arthur*
are surrendering to the Japanese. ti
JAPS DISCLOSE THEIR PLANS.
Special Cable to The Globe.
MUKDEN, May 21.—Severe fighting is imminent. The
Japanese are advancing from the eastward toward Liao
Yang. The removal of uncertainty hitherto existing as to
the direction of the Japanese land attack rerqpves one of the
most considerable of Russian difficulties. Now that the Japa
nese have disclosed their plans, the Russians know where
and how to offer resistance. Previous uncertainty as to
(Continued on Sixth Page.)
THUGS HAUNT PARK
St. Paul Man and Young Woman
Are Held Up.
Special t6 The Globe. ~"
OMAHA, Neb,, May 20. —Henry Jae
ger, of St. Paul, was strolling through
River View park with Miss Weit, an
Omaha young woman whom he came
here to see, when two rough-looking
men, wearing masks, approached them
and at the point of revolvers com
pelled them to hold up their hands.
Jaeger was first robbed of his watch
and his money, and then one of the
robbers took Miss Weit's ring, watch
and other, valuables, while the other
held a revolver under Jaeger's nose.
The name Henry Jaeger is not in
the city directory.
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Commander of the Cossacks Who Are
Reported to Have Defeated
PLUNGES BOW FIRST
Steamer Strikes on Rocks and
Thirteen Men Drown.
NORTH SYDNEY, N. S., May 20.—
The worst marine disaster in the his
tory of the St. Lawrence river coal
trade occurred today off Capt North,
the northernmost point of Cape Breton,
when the British steamer Turret Bay,
laden with coal and bound from Syd
ney to Montreal, struck on the rocka
off St. Paul's island and sank in deep
water twenty minutes later, causing a
loss of thirteen lives. Only nine men
from a crew of twenty-two were saved.
J. W. HAYDEN, captain. f
M. A. M'CARA, first officer. '
G. F. GRAY, second officer.
W. H. ADAMS, chief engineer.
H. S. MATTHEWS, second engineer.
GEORGE JOHNSON, boatswain, to
gether with the steward, name un
known; cook, messroom boy, two fire
men, a seaman and a helper.
The steamer struck near southwest
light about 8:30 o'clock this morning.
A dense fog prevailed and the sea was
running mountain high. Almost im
mediately the Turret Bay backed off
into deep water, but sank within twen
The cTew attempted to cut the boats
clear, but the vessel plunged down,
bow first, carrying every man aboard
with her. Some of the men struggled
to the surface and clung to floating:
wreckage. Fourteen persons were tak
en off by the life saving crew, but five
of them died before reaching the isl
WILL SEE RED MEN
Inspector McLaughlin Has Mis*
slon to Turtle Mountain.
Globe Special Washington Service,
1417 G Street.
WASHINGTON, D. C, May 20.—
Secretary Hitchock has selected In
spector Mclaughlin <to ' negotiate an
agreement with - the Turtle mountain
Indians, of North; Dakota, for the - ac
ceptance of: $1,000,000 i appropriated *by
congress • in settlement ." or ■" their treaty
claims. McLaughlin will go to North
Dakota; about July 1. . '.-■'-"*'
• —Walter E. Clark. •