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VOL. L IV. NO. 157.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 19, 1905.
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Latest News Received in
Dispatches to ton
don. FAST CRUISERS OUT
Aims to Prey on Japanese Com
merce and Cause Togo
to Divide Fleet
London, April 19. A dispatch to a
news agency from Tokio Bays:
"Information received here is taken
to indicate the Russian squadron pro
poses staying at Kamranh bay until
May 7. Rojestvensky meanwhile is
Fending out cruisers to overhaul mer
chant ment proceeding along the trade
route to the straits of Formosa.
"Transports accompanying the Rus
sian squadron tre reported to be ply
ing between Kamranh bay and Saigon
under the merchant flag of Russia."
Looking: for Enemy.
London. April 19. A dispatch to
the Daily Mail from Manila says 1C
Japanese cruisers and torpedo boat
destroyers were scouting off Samalok
Point Tuesday morning. Six Russian
colliers are reported to have been in
Lingayen gulf since Saturday. The
Mail's correspondent at Singapore re
ports i hat Russian agents have cut the
cable between Foochow and Formosa.
Three war vessels of unknown na
tionality were sighted at Batangas. in
the Philippines, according to other re
lortH. Detacbea Kim I (,'rulner.
Admiral Rojestvensky is said to have
detached three of his fast auxiliary
cruisers, which formerly belonged to
(tie Hamburg American line, to harass
Japanese shipping and raid undefend
ed parts of the Japanese coast, hoping
to compel Admiral Togo to weaken his
fleet by sending cruisers to chase them.
Inula! on Neutrality.
Amoy, Straits of Formosa. April 19.
The provincial officials held a con
ference today and determined on the
course to be adopted in case the Rus
sian squad roti appeared here. The of
flcials are prepared to insist on the
neutrality of thi" prt being respected.
Jap Sul..jtop Hunnlnjr.
Japanese ships which have been ply
ing between Amoy and the Island of
Formosa are not making their usual
The Japanese have a building here
filled with stores, supposed to be of
Sheila t'adrr t'oul.
The British steamer Heathbank
which has been here since Feb. 11 is
said to have ammunition for light ar
tillery tinder a supposed cargo of coal
Intended for the Russian squadron.
Denied Coal at Mauritius.
Port Louis, Island of Mauritius,
April 19. The German steamer Juliet
te which cleared from Diego Suarez.
Madagascar. April 14 for Hatavia.
Java, arrived today and asked for 900
tons of coal. When 100 tons were
taken aboard the colonial oflieials stop
ped her taking any more pending in
structions from the home government.
The action is due to statements of the
crew that the Juliette was carrying
stores to the Russian squadron in
Launeh Torpedo Iloat Deslrojer.
Tokio, April 19. The torpedo boat
destroyer Kiji was launched at Kuro
Washington, April 19 Rear Ad
miral Train, commander-in-chief of the
Asiatic squadron, has reported to the
navy department the disposition of ves
sels at points along the Philippine isl
ands. While the vessels, with the excep
tion of the Wisconsin at Oiongapo. are
but small gunboats, all carry the flag,
which it is believed would be sufficient
to enforce neutrality in waters contig
uous to the American iossessions in
the far east.
NEW YORK MAN IS HUSBAND
Bessie Davis, Actress. Not Wife of
Party Who Shot Her.
Philadelphia. Pa.. April 19. Penn
sylvania hospital officials have receiv
ed word from a New York man who
says he is the husband of Bessie Da
vis. the chorus girl shot yesterday by
Edward Smedes. The police say
Smedes is not the woman's husband.
Miss Davis' condition is critical.
NEW YORK BUTCHERS
BOOST MEAT PRICE
New York. April 19. A further ad
vance of one to two cents a pound in
meat has been agreed upon by the
west side butchers association here.
IRANH TILL MAY 7
Washington. April 19. The .last of
10 resignations in cases of pension
examiners implicated in alleged irreg
ular granting of pensions was received
today by Commissioner Warner.
Selection of Jury to Try Nan Pat
terson for Murder
YOUNG, SINGLE PREFERRED
Defendant Herself Takes Active Part
in Selection Father Crowded
New York. April 19. With three of
the 12 men who are to determine her
fate, sitting in the jury box. the trial
of Nan Patterson for the murder of
Caesar Young was resumed today.
It was expected her father would oc
cupy the accustomed place at this
trial as in the previous one,
but there was no room for his
chair beside the dauehter. So he oc
cupied a seat well back among the
talesmen awaiting call for jury duty.
tiet Tbree Jarom.
New York, April 19. In the third
trial of Nan Patterson, charged with
the murder of "Caesar'' Young yester
day of 200 talesmen three had been
accepted as jurors when the case was
adjourned for the day. The three are
an ice dealer. -18 years old; a tea and
coffee merchant, 03 years old; and a
silk manufacturer, 3S years old.
The former uctress personally direct
ed the selection of the jurors by the
Miss Patterson still i seems to favor
a jury of young, unmarried men. She
rejected one talesman herself. He
is Frank P. Hill. Levy, her counsel,
whispered to his client, who said:
"No, I don't want him."
A large crowd witnessed the pro
ceedings. Recorder Goff will admit
no women spectators at the trial.
Terms in Penitentiary For Those
Connected With Lorain
Elyria. Ohio. April 19 E. F. Kanen.
former cashier of the closed Citizens
Savings bank of Lorain, today pleaded
guilty to embezzling the bank's funds
and was sentenced to seven years in
the penitentiary. H. B. Walker, Dana
Walker, teller and bookkeeper respec
tively, also pleaded guilty and were
sentenced to two years and six months
in the penitentiary. Judge Washburn,
a life long friend of Kanen, was almost
overcome with emotion when sentenc
ing the latter.
DENTIST ON TRIAL AGAIN
Dr. George Koch, of New Ulm, Minn.,
Accused of Murder.
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George Koch, of New l lm. Minn., who
was once before tried on the charge of
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again placed on trial today.
PRESIDENT GETS BEAR AND "ROB CAT'
FIRST MESSENGER FROM CAMP REPORTS EXECUTIVE SATISFIED
WITH THE SPORT SECRETARY LOEB LEAVES
FOR THE FRONT.
Glenwood Springs, April 19. Secre
tary Loeb left here early today for
New Castle where he will get a horse
and ride to the president's camp. Loeb
has taken with him a number of docu
ments that require the president's sig
nature. Bally Sport.' Saja Raosevelt.
President Roosevelt has killed a
bear and bob-cat. He is satified with
his hunt for the biggest game the
Rockies affords. If he gets one more
bear or several he will be better pleas
ed, but to quote his own words: "I
got what I wris after. It was bully
sport, and I hope it keeps up."
This is the story brought to Secre
tary Loeb last night by Elmer Chap
man, a courier with a close mouth,
who was chosen to bear messages be
tween the president and the temporary
seat of the government at the Hotel
Colorado in this city.
Cat-respondent a Get afblajc.
While he came through New Castle.
Madison, Wis., April 19. To avoid
possible bloodshed at Thornapple river
dam. Chippew:i county, where John
Dietz is holding up by force millions
of logs of the Chippewa Boom & Log
company a bill was introduced in the
assembly toddy repealing the act for
the establishment of the dam. Many
armed men are on the scene but it is
hoped the bill introduced may solve
MRS. DEERE NAMED
Placed in Nomination as Vice
President Ceneral of
D. A. R.
HAS BUT ONE OPPONENT
Mrs. Fairbanks Honorary President
General Other Elections
Washington, April 19. At the fourth
congress of the Daughters of the Amer
ican Revolution Mrs. Charles H. Deere,
of Illinois, and Mrs. Milton H. Everett,
of Nebraska, were today placed in
nomination for vice presidents gener
al. Mrs. Charles Warren Fairbanks
was nominated as honorary president
general and the nomination made an
election amid enthusiastic applause.
Officers are to be elected later in the
Washington, April 19. Politics
were injected into the proceedings of
the D. A. R. yesterday when Mrs.
Amos G. Draper, rising to a question
of privilege, called attention to some
statements made concerning the can
didacy of Mrs. MacLean. "I demand."
said she, "that Mrs. MacLean be allow
ed to speak to the congress on her at
titude toward the memorial hall pro
ject." "The chair," responded the presi
dent general sharply, "does not con
sider campaign speeches a question of
privilege and as such she will not lis
ten to them now or hereafter."
tiet 9134.543 for Ilulldlnft Fund.
At the afternoon session Mrs. M.
E. S. Davis, treasurer general, present
ed her annual .eport. It showed that
the current fund receipts during the
last year, including the balance at the
beginning of the year, were ?S3.9G9;
expenditures. $53,045; balance on
hand. $30,933. The total amount col
lected and made available for the
building fund was $134,543; the total
expenditure, $107,800; balance on hand
$25,743. The report was adopted.
Mrs. Fred T. Dubois, wife of Sena
tor Dubois of Idaho, was elected pres
ident of the National Society of Chil
dren of the American Revolution.
FOUR UNCONSCIOUS FROM GAS
Chicago, April 19. Saloonkeeper
Herman J. Pagels, wife and two wo
men servants were found unconscious
from escaping gas today in Pagel's
home. The servants failed to recover.
Pagel and wife are expected to sur
vive. Jefferson Better.
West Palm Beach, Fla.. April 19.
The condition of Joseph Jefferson to
day was reported better than yester
day. He rested comfortably during
the night. The doctor is slightly en
couraged. Piatt is Worse.
Washington, April 19. The condi
tion of Senator O. H. Piatt is less fa
vorable today. He nad a restless night.
where are camped numerous corre
spondents of newspapers, he brought
his story intact. There was no leak
age an 1 'all information obtained at
that place from a view of a closely
rolled fresh bear skin which Chapman
transferred from his saddle to the
car at the railway station.
Will Move (ama.
The Charlie Penny ranch, where the
hunting party is now encamped, is in
the eat divide. The party will move
to the west divide Saturday or Mon
day as it is leported game is more
School Levy is Restricted.
Springfield. 111.. April 19. The su
preme court has decided in the case
of the cchool inspectors of Joliet that
only thj city council has power to au
thorize school taxes. A similar decis
ion was rendered in a case from Galena.
RAILROAD DIRECTORS KNOW LITTLE
ABOUT METHODS OF MANAGEMENT
Santa Fe Official Gives Remarkable Testimony Be
fore Senate Committee Are No "Agree
ments," He Says.
Washington. April 19. Victor Mor
awetz, of the Atchison, Topeka & San
ta Fe railroad was again before the
senate committee on Interstate com
Director Know Little.
Replying to questions by Senator
Dolliver, Mr. Moraweti said the exec
utive of the committee of the board of
directors never know anything about
the details of traffic management.
They give directions to the president
of the road and the president directs
the other officers.
Question of Right.
"When traffic managers violate the
law in granting rebates and discrimi
nations to one shipper, do you not
CARNEGIE'S NIECE SECRETLY WEDDED
NEWPORT RIDING MASTER A YEAR AGO
IHONMASTKU OKt I.AIIES IIR PREFERS HONEST POOH M AX TO WORTH
LESS DIKE WANTS NO RICH MEN IN FAMILY.
New York, April 19. It became
known today that Andrew Carnegie's
niece, Nancy, was secretly married
about a year ago to Riding Master
Heaver, whom she met at Newport.
The story was confirmed by Mr. Car
negie, who said:
Have No Objections.
"The family has no objection to
the match. Heaver is an honest and
OIL MEN HARD HIT
Western Fields Able Now to Mar
ket But 8,000 Barrels
CAPABLE PRODUCING 50,000
Standard Company Reduces Price 5
Cents and Buys Only High
Independence, Kans., April 19. The
price of western oil was reduced 5
cents a barrel yesterday to CI cents
for high grade and 5 cents less a bar
rel for each half degree under 32 de
This makes the price of fuel oil in
Kansas 21 cents a barrel. It is the
general opinion of the oil men that the
price of high grade oil will go to 30
cents a barrel unless drilling is sus
pended. It is estimated that the western field
is now capable of producing 50,000
barrels a day. while there is a market
for only 8,000 barrels.
(iarfield at Neodeaha, Kana.
Neodesha. Kans., April 19. James
R, Garfield, commissioner of corpora
tions, arrived here yesterday and im
mediately began an investigation of
the oil situation. President Young of
the Prairie Oil &. Gas company, accom
panied Mr. Garfield from Independ
ence to aid him. They visited the
refinery and then went to the offices
of the Standard Oil company.
Standard (uta Oil Attain.
Pittsburg, Pa., April 19. The Stan
dard Oil company has made another
reduction in the price on all grades of
crude oil. The higher grades were re
duced two cents and the lower grades
one cent. This makes the third cut
in oil within a month.
MARKET AGAIN IS
Northern Securities Breaks and Car
ries Down the Other Stocks
New York. April J 9. A four point
break iu the price of Northern Secur
ities in the curb market caused a
downward plunge again this morning
in prices on exchange. Stocks were
freely unloaded in all directions and
there was considerable disorder ir
trading. There was no news to ex
plain the weakness.
BANKER GIVEN SIX YEARS
Sentenced For Fraud in Connection
With New York Institution.
Buffalo. N. Y.. April 19. Early W.
Card, former president of the Medina
National bank, of Medina. N. Y.. con
victed of misappropriating funds and
making false returns to the comptrol
ler of the currency at Washington was
today fentenced' to six years impris
onment at Aubum prison.
thing it would be right to compel the
road to give all shippers low rates?"
asked Senator Dolliver.
"In many cases, it would be right
and others unjust," replied Mr. Mora
wet z. "It would not be right to make
the stockholders suffer because some
agent had committed a wrong."
No A agreement."
Senator Dolliver questioned Mr.
Morawetz about agreements between
the companies as to rates. The latter
replied that there were no "agree
ments." The railroad, he said, talked things
over and reached an understanding as
to what the rates would be from com
petitive points. He said these rates'
were fixed on a remunerative basis.
upright young man. We would rather
Nancy had married a poor, honest man
than a worthless duke. We want no
rich men in our family."
Worry Kills Indicted Man.
Newcastle, Ind., April 19. Township
Trustee S. W. Compton, who recently
was indicted foi embezzlement of the
public funds, died last night from wor
ry. NOT LONG LIVED
Americans Do Not Live as Long
as Germans on the
MEDICAL MEN ARE TOLD
Greater Degree of Temperance Shown
to Have Little Effect in Prolong
West Baden. April 19. "Americans
are shorter liver than Germans," is the
conclusion reached by Dr. B. Laquer
in a paper on social hygiene in the
United States submitted today to the
international congress of medicine In
"Although more temperate in the
use of alcohol than Germans and
working an average of 10 per cent
shorter hours Americans are." said
Iauqer, "exhausted earlier in life."
Dr. Lauqer gave facts and the result
of inquiries made during a visit to the
United States in 19M.
PIERPONT SEES ITALY KING
Is Thanked for Returning Stolen Cope
Rome, April 19. King Victor Em
manuel today received in private aud
ience J. Pierpoiit Morgan who thanked
the king warmly for the grand cordon
of Saints Maurice and Iazarus, he
wore. The king expressed personal
gratification at the generous act of
Morgan in returning to Ascoli the cope
stolen from the cathedra! (here and
fcold by an unknown person.
SOLDIERS MUST NOT READ CIRCULARS
RUSSIAN GOVERNMENT ADOPTS NEW PLAN TO STOP SPREAD OF
REVOLUTIONARY DOCTRINE $35,000,000 FOR
St. Petersburg, April 19. The circu-l
lation of revolutionary literature
among troops throughout Russia has
now spread to regiments of the imper
ial guards and a general order ha3
teen Issued to the guards forbidding
them o "read proclamations thrust
info their hands in the streets or lodg
ings or listen to these allies of Japan."
Fund tor Railroad Work.
The ministry of finance has assigned
$35,000,000 for new railroad construc
tion in 1905.
It is understood the extension of the
zemstvo system to Siberia is to be fol
lowed by a similar extension to the
Casca3us and Poland.
One War - People.
Titaka, European Russia. April 19.
The local zemstvo has parsed a resolu
tion, to be forwarded to the govern
ment that the means of quieting the
TRYING TO ESCAPE
New Orleans, La.. April 19. In an
attempt to escape three prisoners tired
the parish jail at Poutchatoula. La.
Two of them were cremated and i.'ie
third was fatallj burued.
Held in Different Places in Illinois
With Varying Re
suits. CROLIUS BEATEN AT JOLIET
Democrats Elect Peoria Mayor by
Large Majority, Council Being
Peoria. III.. April 19. The demo
crats won a victory in the municipal
election. Allen B. Tolson for mayor
defeating Robert D. Clarke by a major
ity of 2.S29. The republicans elected
the-city clerk and two aldermen, mak
ing th complexion of the next city
council eight republicans and eight
Kltcln Electa n Democrat.
Elgin. III.. April 19. Attorney Carl
Botsforri. democrat, was elected may
or by a majority of 1.033 votes, defeat
ing Charles H. Potter, republican. Mr.
Botsford is the first democrat elected
to this office for many years.
Joliet, 111.. April 19. Senator R. J.
Barr was elected mayor of Joliet by a
majority of llli over Mayor Crolius, the
democratic nominee. Over 7,000 votes
were oast and both sides claimed the
election until the last poll was heard
Kept .llenns t'nrry HloomlnK ton.
Bio. lington. III.. April 19. James
S. Neville, Illinois railway and ware
house commissioner, republican candi
date for mayor of Bloomington, was
elected by a record breaking plurality
of 1.5UU over George C. Morrison,
democrat, who was a candidate for re
election. In addition the entire repub
lican ticket was elected and also six
republican aldermen out of seven, giv
ing the republicans control of the
Dixon. 111.. April 19. I. F. Edwards
reelected mayor of Dixon without op
position; others elected. John Dorn
blazer. city attorney; Fred Meade de
feated E. 13. Raymond for city treas
urer. All the old aldermen reelected
and council will favor license.
I.lcrnar nt tinlvn.
Gaiva. April 10. License won. W. O.
linnirhton win of E. W. Houghton, of
- - - c
Chicago, was elected president of the
board or trustees on tne people s ucKei.
Letter Carrier Arrested.
Oliir.nn-ft Anril 19. Albert K. Fiete.
a lelter carrier, of McGregor. Iowa,
was arrested at Geneva, III., today
charged with .stealing iostal money or
ders. He will be taken oaci; to lowa.
Stabbed In Election Klbt.
La Salle. 111.. April 19 Roy E.
Skeels, a telegraph operator, was stab
ki nn.t fntallv ininred bv Jack Hrib-
ernik in an east end saloon yesterday
afternoon as the result of an election
dispute. Fred Monninger, who was
with Skeels, was also stabbed, but
will recover. Several others were hurt
In the free fight which folkiwed the
people is to inaugurate immediately
promised reforms, namely the convoca
tion of a represi ntative assembly and
the granting of the liberty of the press,
Rumor Not Confirmed.
St. Petersburg, April 19. The re
port that Baron de Rosen will succeed
Count Cassinl, Russian ambassador to
the United States, is not confirmed at
the foreign office here. No change is
at present contemplated.
Bloodhounds Capture Burglar.
Battle Creek. Mich.. April 19.
Tracked by bloodhounds for miles.
Tony Kent, an amateur burglar, was
captured yesterday at Athens. Wil
liam Norris, a farmer, reported at day
break that he had been burglarized.
Bloodhounds wtre put on the scent
All of the stolen property was found
except a note for 10, which bad been
Charged With Meeting in
Interests of Alex
ander. KNOWLES SEES A PLOT
Accuses President and Vice
President of Being at Bot
tom of Trouble.
New York. April 19. The general
agents of the Equitable Life Assurance
officially met again today to 'discuss
the society's affairs and the advisabil
ity of forming & permanent organiza
tion of general agents for mutual sup
port and protection.
Before meeting the agents talked
with considerable excitement of the
statement of Henry H. Knowles, until
a few days ag' superintendent of the
agencies of the Equitable, that the so
ciety's troubles were caused by Alex
ander end Vic? President Tarbell, in
an effort to oust Hyde from the first
vice presidency and have Tarbell suc
ceed Alexander when the latter should
retire from the presidency.
Knowles also declared the present
meeting of the agents was a snap af
fair arranged in the interests of
Messrs. Alexander and Tarbell. The
agents denied this.
Tarbell Mnkea Statement.
Tarbell made a statement today in
which he said Alexander never thought
of resigning. Tarbell praised Presi
dent Alexander's integrity and said he
had made the society's interests his
The statements of Tarbell were
cheered by the crowd of agents pres
ent. Rules the Au;euts.
Knowles made another statement to
day In which he charged that Second
Vice President Tarbell had shifted
men about, discharged some and ap
pointed others so he could control the
agents and managers for the Alexan
der interests. Tarbell denied the
Statement for Hyde.
Samuel Untermeyer. counsel for
Hyde, made a statement concerning
the James H. Hyde and associate
"syndicate transactions." Untermeyer
said in part:
"These transactions teil their own
story of the equal interest and parti
cipation of Mr. Alexander. The trans
actions were cutirely legitimate and
there are no just grounds for criticis
ing Alexander or anybody else for be
ing Interested in them."
Untermeyer calls attention to checks
sent Mr. Alexander by Mr. Hyde, and
concerning one for $2S.2fi; Mr. Unter
"No iiotice has ever been given any
body that this check or Its proceeds
were ever turned over to the-Equitable
Demanded Henljcnntlon t
Although no official statement was
given out it was reported the general
agents adopted a resolution calling on
Hyde to resign.
HAD TO STAND BACK OF
PEABODY TO GIVE BACKBONE
Sherman Bell Asserts Former Gover
nor Was Scared Half to Death
While in Office.
Ienver. Colo,, April 19. "Former
Gov. lames H. Peabody was scared
half to death most of the time he was
in office," said former Brig. Gen. Sher
man Bell yesterday. "I had to stand
behind him constantly to Ktiffen his
backbone during the labor troubles.
"First Jie tried to compromise with
the Western Federation of Miners and
then called out the military. Then
when Moyer was thrown Into the bull
pen Peabody wired us Imploring us to
release the miners' leader. Peabody
simply collapsed when the federation
applied to the federal court.
"Elected by corporations, he tried to
double cross them, but Lieut. Gov.
Haggott and myself were ready to de
coy him to Cripple Creek and thenco
out of the state if the public interest
demanded it. Recently when Peabody
was governor for a day It took a team
of horses to drag him out of his office."
HOCH MURDER TRIAL
BEGUN AT CHICAGO
Chicago, April 19. Johann Hoch.
the self confessed bigamist, was plac
ed on trial In the criminal court thi
afternoon for the murder of Mrs. Marie
Walcker Hoch. one of his wives.