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I'll TV-SIXTH VKAK. NO. .5.
TUESDAV. OCTOBER 1 '.)()(. TEX PACES.
PRICE TWO CENTS.
RIVAL BOARDS OF TRA
PEN PICTURES OF PROMINENT PEOPLE I
PAMII lin FAr.PR AS SPEN IN ROttK ISI AMn'Q PUCBVnAV i ire 11
CAUSE SKIPPERS TROUBLE
B. R. Beall, of National
Grain and Elevator
AT KANSAS CITY TRIAL
Tells of Penalties Imposed for
Having Dealings With One
or the Other.
Kansas City. Oct. 23 B R. Ren II of
the National Grain & Elevator com
pany, was the first witness Unlay be
fore the inu-rstate commerce grain
hearing. He testified his company is
f!il:ate! with the rtaiienal board of
trails of Kansas Citv. a ri-al of the
Kansas Citv board of trade, that f;trn;-
ts who dealt with the national heard
am! its- numbers were blacklisted by
the ansas City hoani of trade, that
fh rules of the latttr hoard provided
that any int-nihcr of the organization
dealing with a member of the national
w r- liabV to suspension.
Il:ul i:(Tioin-el Trimble.
Mis company had exnrn'iict l con
siderable trouble from thr Kansas Citv
hoard of trade and from railroads it:
moving ir.s giain otit.-ide of Kansas
t nv. h Ken . tie ( -or.! lmifM. at
tempted to export shipments of wheat
at New Oiinans through the Illinois
Gn:ral elevator 'n that city, then' was
plat C'Lui embargo of cents a bush
el en the shipment for running wheat."
( linrers itriliift-il.
IL- protested vigorously im the offi
cials of the Illinois Central railroad
and th charges wore cotis-d rabiy re
Two Feet or More Has Fallen in
Denver and Still Con
tinues. COVERS A LARGE ARFA
Notwithstanding Severity Little Dam
age to Crops or Live Stock
Denver. Oct. 23. The snow storm
which began Friday night stiil contin
ues throughout eastern Colorado, south
era Wyoming, northern New Mexico
western Texas and western Kansas and
Nebraska. Clearing weather in this r
gion is promise! i bv the weather bu
i"l n ltroonl.
If is said to lie the heaviest October
snow storm here on record. The t( tal
snow fall in Denver up to last right
was 20 inches, and several inches have
fallen since. The temperature contin
ues to hover around the freezing mark
thus far. hut comparatively little dam
age has been done.
tnMI- Will ol SiiflVr.
According to stockmen cattle on the
range will not suffer greatly as a result
of the storm. Trains on both mountain
and prairie roads nave been greatly de
layed. Wyomlnie SufTt-r Three Day.
Cheyenne. Wyn.. Oct. 2:5. The storm
which has continued for three days
without interruption is now raging
with increasing fury, accompanied by
a heavy fall of snow. Trains are eight
to ten hours tat?. All freight traffic is
abandoned. The Colorado & Southern
train which started north yesterday
morning has not been heard from. It
is believed bv stockmen that losses of
cattle and sheep will be very heavy.
TerrIHe Wind in l'nnli:inlle.
Dallas. Tex.. Oct. 2:.. Wind blow
ing ;o miles an hour is sweeping
acre;ss the Texas Panhandle and a
blinding snow is in the air. At Child
ress there is ice and frost and at
('banning a blizzard is raging
High Wind at llsilrn.
Ogden. Utah. Oct. 2'J. A wind storm
INJURED ON HUNT
Montreal, Oct. 23. Former Mayor
Carter H. Harrison of Chicago, was
taken today from Ridout, Ont.. to Chi
cago, suffering from a badly strained
back and possibly internal injuries.
With a prrty of friends he was moose
hunting near Chapleau. when he wa;
injured during a portage.
which continued . hours killed one
man. injured many and caused $100,
elm property damage. Hiram Hihbard.
while attempting to anchor his barn,
was struck by a flying i)lank and kill
ed. Hams w. re overturned, roofs of
houses blown o!T. plate glass windows
smashed, trees uprooted and telegraph
and telephone poles prostrated.
CADET TO RESIGN
Young Man Two Years at Annapolis
Recalled By His Own Gov
ernment. Annapolis. Md.. Oct. '1?,. At the re
quest ot the Japanese eninassy at
Washington. Midshipman Asaha Kiti-
gaki. of the third class at the naval
academy, has submit tod his resigna
tion, which will tie accepted, it is un
derstood. Pending the department'.;
action on the case, however, lie has
been granted an extended leave of ab
sence. Kitigaki is a son or itaron Kiti-
saki. of the imperial privy council. He
entered the American naval academy
in Septt iiih r. 1 10 1. No reason is as
siuned here for the resignation.
PLAN TO SUPPRESS
WHITE SLAVE TRADE
America Represented at Congress of
Nations Being Held in
Paris. Oct. 2:1 President Roosevelt
has cabled to Ambassador McCormick
designating Secretary Vigerud of the
American embassy to represent the
United States at the congress for the
fi;j .pression cf the "white slave trade"
which ope nod here yeMerday. The pri
mary object of the congress is to secure
effective reoperation of various nation
al committees, especially for the pro
tection of emigrant women at ports,
and also uniformity in legislation pro
viding for the punishment of traffick
ers in white slaves.
Resumption of Sessions Draws
Crowd to Westminster.
London. Oft. 23. The reassembling
of parliament today drew large crowds
to Westminster, despite the fact that
the opening of the sessions was de
void of sumptuous ceremony or the ap
pearance of rojalty. as this was mere
ly a resumption of business of the pre
A hundred women suntagists ap
peared in the lobby of the house ot
commons and created such a turmoil
and excitement in haranguing mem
bers of parliament that the police were
forced to oj; ct them, and afterwards
arrested eight - suffragists. They were
charged wiih "riotous conduct."
ROBBERS' LOOT IS FOUND
Kewanee Officer Obtains Trunk Full of
Stolen Goods at Peoria.
Kewante. 111., Oct. 23. Joseph Sim-min.--.
who was arrested for robbing a
display window in Cuest's jewelry
store, was seen to pass a baggage
check to a friend . Chief of Police
Buckingham teiok the check to Peoria
and obtained a trunk filled with the
loot of half a dozen store burglaries
committed recently at Oalva and Ke
wanee. REFUSES PLEA OF A LAWYEfil
Illinois Supreme Court Denies Petition
Springfield. III.. Oct. 2S. The su
preme court yesterday denied the peti
tion of Charles H. Pay son of Watseka,
111., for reinstatement as a member of
the bar. Payson was a member of the
state board of pardons under Governor
Yates until relieved from office he-
cause of allegations that Payson had
defrauded clients and had been under
sentence fn the state penitentiary of
Kansas, but was pardoned.
LOOT AN OKLAHOMA BANK
Robbers Get $2,5C0 and Escape After
Battle With Citizens.
Guthrie. Okla.. Oct. 23. Robbers
blew open the safe of the State bank
at Sparks. Okla.. r.O miles east of here
today. They secured $2,500. and es
caped after exchanging 100 shots with
Powers Again Heads Eastern.
Xew York. Oct. 23. Patrick T. Pow
ers of Providence. R. I., was today
elected president of the Eastern league
of Professional Raseball clubs.
Fairbanks in Indian Territory.
Tulsa. I. T.. Oct. 23. Vice President
Fairbanks traveled through Indian Ter
ritory today, speaking at different cit
ies from the rear platform of the train. i
Litbov leader, editor and merchant. Mr. Berry
Rook Island eijrht years a-.ro trained d ist i ne ton i n
A machinist by trade. -IiJJiotiijatne Je INnk Isila4rtrsfnal diirinr tbe
Spanish-American war atid waVtheiv cmxiloyed for sonic years. lie rose
rapidly in the councils of ortranized labor, beinjr in turn head of t he
Machinists union, president of the Tri-(.'ity ithor congress, em brae in p;
till brandies of or-rani .-! labor, business aprent of the conpfress, ;uid edi
tor of the olTtcial paper or the congress, the Tri City Unionist, lie lias
been delegate from the Machinists' union r various pratherinprs national
and international in different ciiiesiu the lnitd States and Canada,
and is recognized as an authority on labor questions. A natural leader,
and a man of intense loyalty to the cause of unionism, and of positive
conviction, he is nevertheless conservative, far sighted and fair. Mr.
Uerry has for some time conducted a eiprar store and billiard and pool
parlor in Kock Tsland, his p'aee now heins? located on Twent ieth street.
Mr. Iterry is also a member of the Ko k Island Club and of the Tri-City
IS IN VENEZUELA
Silveira, the Absconding Cuban
Banker. Traced to South
NOW UNDER CASTRO'S WING
Cannot Be Taken Prisoner Unless
President of Country is
Havana. Oct. 23. Captain Anderson
of the cattle ship Carmelina. which
has arrived here from Puerto Cabello,
Venezuela, confirmed the reports that
he landed Silveira, the fugitive Hava
na banker, and family at Puerto Ca
bello, from whence the went to Cara
cas. Anderson declares that when the
vessel was three miles off the Cuban
coast Silveira ordered him to change
his course for Venezuela. all?glng poli
tical reasons. Anderson was greatly
surprised upon arriving here to learn
of the charges against Silveira.
Drnlra Firm Won lDtvfnt.
Silveira's partner denies the state
ment cabled from Caracas that Sil
veira left the firm insolvent, with $1.
500,000 assets against liabilities of
$000,000. He declares Silveira left
nothing with which to meet the firm's
obligations and that after making un
successful efforts to secure loans from
two Havana banks. Silveira took with
him $03,000 cash.
Can't Touch Mlvclra.
Washington. Oct. 23 The United
States can take no steps to bring about
the extradition of Silveira. the Cuban
banker wanteel in Havana and now
said to be in Caracas, Venezuela.
There is no extradition treaty between
the republic of Cuba and Venezuelo
and the United States caunot interfere
In any way according to state depart
ment offcials. who insist the relations
of this government to Cuba are not
) y(?k 0
(I Mvf T-XjU)
such as to justify American participa
tion in any manner to have Silveira ex
tradited. Consequently Governor Ma
goon niiiy ask President Castro to per
mit Silveira to be taken by Cuban au
thorities, but the outcome is dependent
on Castro's will entirely.
HAS MUCH MONEY
FOR MISSION WORK
Deficit of American Association Over
come in Spite of Heavy
Oberlin. Ohio. Oct. 23. The COth an
nual meeting of the American Mission
ary association began here today. The
first session is being largely devoted to
organization. The report of the execu
tive committee said there lias been a
very considerable excess of receipts
over expenditures during the year, and
notwithstanding the. large unanticipat
ed expenses for buildings and repairs,
the recent recurring eleftcit has been
overcome and debts of the association
reduced more than $20,000.
WEIGHT BARS FROM SCHOOL
Boy Aged 7, But is So Small Teachers
Fear He Would Get Lost.
New .Ycrk. Oct. 23. Because
Birenbaeh, 7 years ef age. weighs only
17 pounds-he cannot get into scheiol. as
teachers are afraid he might get lost
among the children. The boy's father.
Solomon Birenbaeh. has tried over and
over again to get. his boy admitted to
school, but without success.
WILL OF THOMAS
WICKES IS VALID
Chicago. Oct. 23. By the verdict of
the jury today the will of the late
Thomas 11. Wickes, formerly vice pres
ident of the Pullman company, was de
clared valid. The will was contested
by the family by Wickes' first marriage.
Juts since romiiip; ti
ai-ions vvhIIcs !if life.
WORKED TOO WELL
Press Agents' Scheme Provokes
Riot at Playing of
MOB OF BLACKS APPEARS
Fights Police and Scores are Injured,
Many Being Placed Under
Philadelphia. Pa., Oct. 23. Rioting by
fully 3.000 negroes was caused last
night by a scheme of the press agent of
Rev. Thomas Dixon's "Clansman,'
which not only got beyond his control
but for nearly an hour defied the ef
forts of squads of police to control.
II lock ('Mr I.Iim-n.
During the disorder nearly every car
line in the center of the city was block
ed, windows were broken, panic reign
e'd inside of the Walnut street theater,
where the play was on, and scores of
blacks were injured more or less seri
ously. About JO negroes were placed
under arrest, and 20 were sent to hos
At last Director of Public Safety Mc-
Kenty anel Mayor Weaver's friend,
Frederick J. Shoyer, managed to be
heard, and upon a preimise of arbitra
tion at the mayor's office in the morn
ing, the negroes dispersed. Hardly a
handful remained to see the play,
which may be? suppressed by the au
Kmploya rn to I.ful Mob.
Following a plan he had introduced
into other cities, the press agent of
"The Clansman" last week induced
three negro ministers to make a pro
test to the mayor not to allow the play
to be given here on account of "recent
lynchings in the south." Circulars were
distributed in the black belts, which
are numerous, as there . are C0,000
blacks in Philadelphia. Incendiary
placards were posten. This was fol-
lowed in the afternoon by hundreds of
postal cards through the ldifck colon
ies, signed with fictitious names, and
I calling upon all m gro s to march upon
the theater last night and destroy it.
A few blacks were bought to bad lie
Mm.v IN- A rri-oifd.
It is probable the press agent will b.
arrested for inciting a riot.
MEN DROWN AT SEA
Survivor of Houseboat Blown Away
from Florida Shore Res
cued. Mnbik-. Ala.. Oct. 23. The Mailory
liner Colonwbi. which arrived in port
yesterday, had as passengers Joseph
Mflson. Charles Olsen. Charles Ander
son and Otto Brink, who were picked
up at sea Saturday meirning !u inib-s
eff Key West. Melson said he saw 7".'
men dtowned from a house boat which
was wrecked eff bong Key. Flit., in liisr
week's storm. The four m-n wore
found by the Colorado's crew, standing
on a rafr made out of six timbers and
in water waist deep at the time.
Molsnn said he and the o:her men
Were on a heitisehoat a! Long Key
when the hunican struck them and
blew the boat to sn. It soon went
to pieces and out of 12" people on
board 79 were drowned right be-fore
his eyes. The other 42 have since been
taken into Jaeksemville. The men sut-
fered terrible hardships. They say the
loss of life was heavy. The men were
employed by the Florida Fast Coast
railway en their extension work
hrough the Florida swamps from Mi
ami to Kev W'esi.
FOR UNITED STATES
Archbishop Warely Expected to be Ele
vated at December Con
sistory. N w York. Oct. T. The Tribune to-
private advices re-i ved in the
city tepd to confirm the report current
in ecclesiastical circles for some weeks
past that the matter of another card
inalate for the I'niied States has been
definitely settled and that Archbishop
Warely will be raised to that dignity at
(he coming December consistory.
NEW CABINET ANNOUNCED
Premier Clemenceau Completes Selec
tion of Assistants.
Paris, Oct. 23. The new French cab.
Inet has been completed as follows:
Premier and Minister of the Int. rim
.lust ices Guyof . Dessaiune.
Foreign Affairs Pieln n.
War General Picquart.
Marine M. Thomson.
Public Weirks Bar thou.
Labor Vivia ni.
FOURTEEN MORE DOOMED
Conviction of Social-sts at Warsaw Ex
pected to Cause Strike.
Warsaw. Oct. s.i. t-ourteen mem
bers of the socialists' fighting organis
ation arrested Oct. 2 have been con
demned to death by drumhead court
martial. It is expected the action of
the court will result in a general strike1
CAR FAILS TO TAKE CURVE
Crashes Into Pole, Overturns, and Score
of Passengers are Injured.
Schenectady. X. Y., Oct. L'3. A tro!
ley car on the Schenectady railway
failed to take a curve today and dash
ed into a pole, turned over on its side.
and injured a score or more of passen
gers. Another car following the derail
ed car humped into the wreck, but s-
COMMITTEES ARE AT WORK
Plans Outlined for Farmers' Cooper
ative Congress at Topeka.
Topeka, Kan.. Oct. 23. The second
day of the Farmers' Xational Coopera
tive congress opened this morning with
150 delegates in attendance. The real
work of the convention is being done
through a number of committe-es. Com
mittees held meetings beforr the con
vention was called to order, and emt-
lined their plan of work.
BRYAN IS IN H00SIERD0M
Delivering Nine Speeches in Day Near
Indianapolis. Oct. 23. William Jen
nings Hryan tett earty tonay ior a
speaking tour through central and
northern Indiana. He is scheduled to
speak in nine cities.
Grand Jury Pursuing In
quiry on Murphy's
ONE WITNESS HEARD
Congressman Goulden Admits
He Made Offer to Pay
N'ew York. Oct. 23. At the conclu
sion of the investigation by the grand
j ity. charges made by Charles F. Mur
phy, the Tarr,nany leader that Tam
many Hiil' candidates had been held
up for cash considerations by manag
ers of the Independence league. It was
a iir.oiitieed today the charges had fall
en through completely.
! OnxrcMHiiiuii it flD-ia.
Xew Yotk. Oct. 23. The grand jury
today continued its investigation into
the sensational charges made last
week by Charles F. Murphy, leader of
Tammany Hall to the effect that In-
(U penijenri' leagii" candidates were
demanding money from Tammany
candidates to withdraw from the field
and money had been demanded of dem
ocratic candidates for Indpf ndence
nur-KKiiiiiii ;inllen Kinmlnrd.
Cnngtt ssmaii .Joseph A. Goulden was
tli" first witness. After Goulden left
the giiand jury room he said he had
been shown a letter which he admitted
he had written to Francis K. Shoeber.
also candidate for conaress, agreeing
to pay X."ho lor the expenses of gath
r;rng e-ndorsniimtx of his name to n
petition to be presented in the name of
Goulden said it was no more than
right and proper he should make such
an oftwiv-ujuejuv. .what lie deemed legi
NO ME DEPOSITS
Secretary Shaw Declines to Give
Further Aid to Gold Im
portation. WE HAVE OUR SHARE NOW
Announces Scheme to Stimulate Na
tional Bank Circulation and
Xew Yotk. Oct. 23 Secretary Shaw
autkorize-s the announcement, that
from and after today, deposits to facili
tate gold importations will be discon
tinued, lie said in connection with the
i'.nnotmc! ment that importations had
ec eded his expectations and he be
lieved for the present America had
quite its share and he had no disposi
tion to disturb conditions in Europe
by continuation of that method of re
lief. Miinuliitra 4 'Iri-nlat ion.
Secretary Shaw also announced h
would stimulate national bank circula
tion to the extent of $18,000,000 by ac
cepting approved securities other han
government bonds for deposits ulready
made, the bonds released to be used
iinme diat! ly us a batd of circulation
without withdrawal from the treasury.
He dots not. object to assignment of
the bonds to other banks than those
now holding ihetn, but to insure their
use they must remain in the treasury
and in addition the bank taking out
the circulation must agree to retire
the same between the l.'th day of
March and the 1"th day of August,
orkx' for :ImII- I urrrni'J-.
Stanttfij-i'ill he required when taking
out tfce'ie, circulation to make applica
tion for its retirement, and the order
or per cent of retirement from month
to month will be determined by th
treasury department. In this way $18.
onoMMi additional circulation can be
immediately issued and gradually re-tiri-d
during the spring and summer
months. In this way also Sbaw ex
pects to demonstrate. In limited form,
the benefits of an elastic treasJiry.
THURSDAY, NOV. 29
Washington. Oct. 23. The president
today issued a proclamation itatuioR
Thursday. Nov. 29 as a day of Thanksgiving.