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V l^A > •***■ —J-.UO.J-. Tb-rciorrow, fkir; wont to northwest wtada. "•HE PRESII)E.VT ANT) BOOKER T. WASHINGTON -ON REVTETTTNO STAND AT TTJSKEGER. RUSSIA FEARS CIVIL WAR. CONFLICTS SEEM NEAR. Trepof Opens Halls to Workmen— —Panic in St. Petersburg. Russia seems to be on the brink of an tjpheaval which may decide the question of autocratic or popular rule. The most serious feature of the situation yesterday Mras the apparent intention of the govern ment to crush the insurrection by force. The revolutionary movement continued to spread with startling rapidity. All Poland is on strike, the Caucasus is agsin in open rebellion, and noting and blcodsried are reported from the Baltic cities. Similar conditions prevail m Southern Russia. There are no definite advices to show in how great measure the spirit of revolt >.*« affected the troops. It is said that the reports of mutinies in the fleet and the destruction of the Pateleimon have been confirmed. General TrepofT, ignoring his previous orders, permitted the strikers to hold great meetings in the capital. ALL RAILWAY LINES COT. Finland. Road Suspends Service — Telegraphers to Strike. Bt Petersburg, Oct. 28.— The last link of the railroads binding the capital Tvith the outer world wa.* broken lete at night when the Fin lar.d Railroad Euspended service between St. Petersburg anfi the Finnish border. Telegraphic eomrr.ur.icatiOTi Is still open, but there is a. pos sibility that the cable operators may be com pelled to join a general strike of telegraphers to day. Up to the present there is a total absence of disorder. ■■■mminHlflTT— hrdlu fard far darof rdaril CONCESSIONS TO PEOPLE. Bight of Assembly Practically Granted at Capital St. Petersburg. Oct. 27.-That the present eituation cannot end without bloodshed Is the conviction prevailing In the higher government circles, which from moment to moment are ex pecting a conflict between the troops and the revolutionists in '. St. Petersburg and news of trouble in the provinces, especially at Kharkoff. which has been declared in a state of war. The Governor of Kleff has been instructed to take all necessary measures to restore order, which the local government and the commander of the troops are- unable to maintain. One of the most prominent members of the Emperor's council said to-day: Th. Bituation is a grievous and a painful one. and I see no way out of H excep t b> the em_ ploymeni of armed force. Flea: ™_ not - U h understand me. I look upon -n pr«spe£ »«■ Se^tffX I -The^s^r aga-v-s tension of the suffrage and the right or as_ sembly will be nothing to them. Tne> ar e a tennined to have bloe4*he£ » nd "£om avoid the issue. It is a frightful dise.a _ from which Russia is suffering, and. sad^and P^» as it is, the government must act wim .on. .. The Minister said that the law creating a re epor.sible Cabinet will probably be promulgated, and Count Witte's nomination as Premier an nounced to-morrow. Under the statute, the Premier may or may not hold a special port folio. Count Wltte spent almost the entire day with the Emperor at Pr-terhof. The Ministers an? m ignorance whether they will retain their places under the new leader. Realizing that any attempt to interfere with the great meeting at the university would in evitably lead to a bloody encounter, General Trepoff, who had announced that he intended 'o prevent the assembly, instructed the police to closfi their eyes to the fact. The meeting. wblco was attended by betv.ef-r. 15,000 and Ccutinuru on elslitb i,'aj»r PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT IX THE SOUTH— AT MONTGOMERY AND TUSKEGEE, ALA. MISSING LIMBS FOUND. Rings May Help Solve Boston Suit Case Mystery. Bostaa, Oct. 27. — Tho mystery of Thursday, September 21, -when the dismembered torso of a woman traJß found in a dress suit case floating in tho harbor near the Wlnthrop shore, was revived again late to-day, when a second dress suit case was found floating in the Charles Rlv«r. near the New Charlestown bridge. The ca-'se found to-day contained the arms and legs of a woman, and the police say there Is no doubt that they axe the missing members of the torso found at Winthrop. There is now a chance that the victim of the tragedy may be Identified, as on one of the hands there were three rings, which, It is thought, may give a clew to the identity of the victim. The limbs found to-day were encased In a wrapping Identical with that wound about the torso. To-cay's discovery was made about 3:30 o'clock this afternoon by Edward Fraser, a member of the crew of the lighter S. A. Pike. Fraser saw the case floating down stream and pulled it to the deck of the lighter with a boat hook. When he opened it and unrolled the oil cioth wrapping he was horrified to* find two arms and two legs On *ae right hand were three rings, two of them on the ring finger and one on the little finger. The ring on the little finger was an old styla gold band, thin on the edges and chased, the design being a small pointed raised cross within a larger cross that was depressed. The other rings contained gems. One, an opal, which had originally been surrounded by a circular cluster of smaller stones, but all except the opal, had disappeared. The setting on the third ring held an oval gem, which is thought to be an Imita tion garnet. On the inner side of the band of the opal ring the initials "H. B." were stamped with a die. All the rings were of gold, but were inex pensive. This, according- to the police, appar ently disposes of the theory that the victim was a woman of wealth. The authorities believe that the limbs found to-day were thrown into the river at about the same time the torso was put into the harbor. It is the theory of Chief Inspector William B. Watts of the Police Department that the case has rested in the mud of the harbor bottom for at least a month. Buffalo, Oct. 27. — One of the rings found on the finger of the dismembered body was made by Heinta Brothers, manufact urine jewellers, of this city. The rinp. according to a telegram to the Buffalo police, bears Heintz Brothers' monogram, "H. B. " 'BLACK HAND' ARREST. Man Caught Taking Money De manded in Threatening Letter. Four detectives, who have been attending to all the "Black Hand" cases that have been re ported to the police, caught a fellow "with the goods on," they allege, last night, when they arrested Frank Ursettl, a tailor, of No. 142 Elm st. He was caught in the act of taking "Black Hand" money, the detectives say. Two weeks ago Michael Scancarelll, a con tractor and real estate dealer, who lives with his wife and four children at No. 142 Elm-st., received a letter signed "The Black Hand, " which said that if Scancarelli did not hand over ?.y»0 to the gang he would not only be killed, but his house would be blosvn up and his wife and children abducted and maltreated. Scancareili three days ago received another threat that the gang would carry out their pur pose if h3 did not place JSOO in a package and leave it in an old boiler In front of Xo. 199 Centre-ft. between 8:30 and 9 o'clock Friday night. Last night Detective Petroslni, with De tective Sergeants Bonnoro, Bonnoil and Don derrl, went to Centro-st. and lay In wait, Petroslni placed a marked five-dollar bill in a bulky package and had Bcancarelli deposit It in the unused boiler and walk away rapidly. Shortly before S» o'clock a young man paced un and down tho block several times, and finally made a b^-lt for the boiler, thrust his hand into it rnd got the package. Then ho fled. Petrosini made nft^r him. while Bonnoro wded'the man off and brought him to a halt. uo foti-ht furiously, but was soon overpowered. ivhm ■--pnr'-hed th.-r* was found on him ■ slip of paper containing the names of many well-to do Italians. LION ATTACKS BCSTOCX. Well Known Showman Badly Injured at Paris Performance. P ris Oct. 25.-Frax»k C. Bostock. the lion was attacked and badly lacerated by a ;? o nat h* performance here Last night. Mr. Bo*fX* is Etm anconsdous. v t-,-n~ ,-ir Sew Yoik to L.iki The 'j'^Ve^Vork ,itral. will be continued .^U further notice.-Advt- YORK. SATUEDAT. OCTOBER 28. 1905. -SIXTEEN PAGES.-- < ISSS 1 PRICE lilnl^ CENTS. TOOKING DOWN DEXTER-AVE., MONTOOITERY. FROM PRESIDENT ROOSE VELT'S STAND IN FRONT OF THE CAPITOL EUILDING. ( Photographs, copyright,_l9o5 JL _bT TJnderwooa & Underwood.) NO MORE CANAL FRICTION. DIFFERENCES SETTLED. Secretary Taft and Chairman Shonts Both Feel Deep Responsibility. [From The Tribune Bureau. 1 Washington, Oct. Friction between the Secretary of War and the chairman of the Panama Canal Commission has exisied practi caJly ever since the former returned from the Philippines, but official assurance is now given that all differences have been adjusted and that everything bids fair for perfect harmony In the future. Friends of both officials and well wish ers of the canal would have preferred that no record of these differences should have found its way into print, but certain developments, inexplicable except upon the hypothesis that friction existed, have become known, and It is with the purpose of preventing the public from being misled by exaggerated and garbled re ports of what has fortunately proved only a flurry that the facts are here sriven. The deep sense of responsibility entertained by both Secretary Taft and Chairman Shonts has been at the bottom of their differences, both men appreciating that each was entirely sincere, but each feeling- that on him rested the final responsibility for the conduct of the canal work. Chairman Shonts has recently declared to his friends that he had understood he was to have a "free hand" in the conduct of affairs, while Secretary Taft has declared to the President ! that if he was to be held responsible for the canal work it must be conducted in accordance with his views. The Secretary even went so far as urgently to recommend that the entire supervision of the canal work be transferred to the State Depart ment, but this recommendation did not meet wuh the approval of either the President or Secretary Root. Those moat familiar with the recent progress of affairs in the Canal Commission intimate that certain malevolent influences at work within the councils of the commission were largely re sponsible for such differences of opinion as have j arisen, and it is even intimated that certain legal advice, at least injudicious, played its part in promoting a disagreement. EHONTS'S POSITION DELICATE. Friends, of Chairman Shonts declare that his position has all along been a delicate one. They point to the fact that the only other member of the executive committee of the commission is Governor Magoon, who is not only the subordi nate but the elos'_ personal friend of Secretary Taft; that the position on the commission oc cupied by Chief Engineer Wallace has never been filled, and that the next ranking official as sociated with the commission is Colonel Clar ence R. Edwards, who is also a close friend of Mr. Taft and an army officer as well. Mr. Shonts has therefore, it is asserted, felt himself somewhat an outsider, despite the fact that he was chairman of the commission. There is no denying the fact that the opinion is rapidly gaining ground that the canal can best be constructed by the engineer corps of the army, acting, of course, under the supervision of the Secretary of War, and it Is not unlikely that this feeling has contributed to some extent to the discomfiture of Chairman Shonts, whose friends point to the fact that only to-night Sec retary Taft started for the isthmus accompanied by a number of army officers, including Colonel Edwards, but unaccompanied by a single civil ian. The fact is that Secretary Taft is now go ing to the isthmus at the President's request to investigate and report on plans for the fortifica tion of the canal zone, and that the personnel of his party, which Includes a number of officers on the Board of Fortifications, waa arranged with that special end In view. Nevertheless, those who are disposed to be Jealous of the army influence regard the expedition with concern. WANTED APPROPRIATION FIRST. It was hoped that all knowledge of friction in the supervision of the canal affairs might be confined to officers of the administration, at least until aft«r Congress should have appro priated funds for the further conduct of the work, as It is important that there shall occur no prolonged discussion of canal legislation in the national legislature, but the injudicious con duct of certain officials and the pecullari-y of certain occurrences rendered that hope futile. That all friction has now been dispelled and that the entire affair was little more than a tempest In a teapot is now emphatically asserted by those intimately connected with the rommis sion. Vevertheless, there are those who claim to speak with authority, who maintain that Mr. Shonts s tenure of office is limited and that he will resign from the commission within six months. The expert engineers who recently visited the isthmus maintain that they found abundant evi dence of th" clashing of authority, and that It was manifestly difficult to discriminate and Ueen Jh" nmv-r and privileges of the Secretary of Tlar er-'-r:,t.. from those of the chairman loui' 1 "'"' »>n menth pus'. TRAIN KILLS MRS. TOO!). DIES IX PHILADELPHIA. Owner of Cafe Francis Wanders from City Home. Philadelphia. Oct. 27.— Mrs. Margaretta Todd, of New-York, was found along the tracks of the Philadelphia and Reading Railway at the Oxford-st. entrance to Fairmount Park late to night. Both legs were severed from the body below the knees and her head was crushed. She ■was found by a flagman who was walking along the track. A patrol was hurriedly summoned, and the woman was conveyed to the German Hospital, where she died a few minutes after being admitted. How the woman met with the accident- is not known, and the officials have started an investi gation. Papers newspaper clippings and letters found on the body showed that she -was the wife of Louis L. Todd. proprietor of the Hotel Van dome in New-York. When found the woman wore eight diamond rings and a diamond brooch. In her handbag •were found a cancelled Pullman car ticket from Jersey City to Philadelphia, a check drawn by Augustus W. Fisch. of No. -Z>~ West 112th st., New-York, and a small sum of money. A card, al6o in her handbag, gave her address as No. 29 West 26th-st., New-York. The body is at the morgue, and the police have taken charge of the valuables. Mrs. Margaretta Todd, who was killed last night by an accident in Philadelphia, had been reported missing a few hours earlier to the po lice of this city, Hoboken and Orange, by John Emory, the manager of the Van Hoffmann Apartments, No. 29 West 26th-st., which she owned, and in which she lived. She had been threa times married, tire last time to Louis L. Todd, the proprietor of the Hotel Vendome, from whom she was divorced some years ago. Mrs. Todd, who was more than eighty years old, was eccentric in many ways, always wear ing much Jewelry and a red wig over her white hair. On Thursday night she was taken sick and her mind wandered considerably. She sent for her lawyer and her stepdaugh ter, a Mrs. Howe, living at No. 152 West 49th st.. announcing that she was going to change her will. When they came Mrs. Todd's mind was too unsettled to make tne contemplated change. Shortly after noon yesterday she rose and told her, maid that she was going to visit friends in Orange. A cab was called, and Mr. Emory was about to accompany her to Orange when a woman with whom Mrs. Todd had been intimate for some time called. She was a Mrs. Knight, liv ing in Slst-st. She volunteered to accompany Mrs. Todd. and the offer was accepted. The cab driver was ordered to drive to the Christopher-st. ferry, but Mr. Emory later found that he drove to the 2od-st. ferry. The next thing he heard was that she had been killed in Philadelphia. Mr. Emory at once started to bring back the body after sending a message to Mrs. Todd's daughter by her second marriage, who is now in Europe. Mrs. Todd was wealthy, and her apartments In the Von Hoffman, it is said, were furnished with almost Oriental lavishness. Four years ago she and her daughter barricaded the Cafe Francis, which she also owns, against her son-in-law, William Marchand. At first Mrs. Todd said he was only her caretaker, but later admitted that he was a partner in the caf£. but held that he was in arrears a large amount of rent. The manager. Otto Busse, whom shr> had arrested at that time, later sued her for $50,000 for false arrest, but the. case was thrown out of court. Mrs. Todd'3 first husband was a Mr. Weather ford. After his death she was married to a man named Andrews, and later to Louis L. Todd, from whom she was divorced several years ago. The daughter, who is abroad, Is the wife of Frank Tousey, th» publisher. Emory found thp cabman who had driven Mrs. Todd ami Mrs. Knight to th<- ferry. The cabman said he was directed to a > to 23d-st. Instead of Christopher, and that .Mrs Knight r.'liev^d him Of the task of purchasing Mrs. Todd's railroad tickets. After the women alighted from the cab he drove away. MONTEREY CATHFDEAL DOME FALLS. Landmark of Mexico Obliterated by Collapse — No One Hurt. El Paso, T x. Oct. J7.— The dome of the great cathedral in Monterey. M<x.. fell to-day., crushing the church to a heap. The ediilce waa i rte of the landmarks of Mexico. It was built in i;:-_ As far as learned there was no one iiijur.-il i.y the cui lapse ol the domr. PENNSYLVANIA SPECIAL. 18 HOURS TO CHICAGO. leaves New York at 3:55 p. m.. arrives Chicago „ --," jeavea Chleneo 2:'.j p m.. arrives New Yo r <-% ""a." "a. rn.. via Pennsylvania Railroad Kew .a'lipmcnt Sr f '- ial features. Rock ballast, dusl- Uttl jcadbed.-Advu THE PRESIDENT OX THE WAY TO TR E MONTGOMERY STATION STOr? A>T> TALKS TO A LITTLE CHILD. WEST VIRGINIA SPOKEN. Wireless Message to Pensacola — To Reach Key West To-night. Pensacola. Fla., Oct. 27.— The cruiser West Vir ginia, with President Rooseveit on board, was spoken to.day fey wireless telegraph, the ship at the time being about three hundred miles off. The message was received at the Pensacola Navy Yard, and said that the West Virginia would reach Key West on Saturday night. TRAIX HURLED TO CREEK. Falls Fort?/ Feet — Twelve Passen gers Badly Injured. Loxingrton, Ky., Oct. 27.— Twelve persons were injured to-night, on the Southern Railway when a train was hurled from a bridge, seven miles from Lexington, into a creek, forty feet below. The tender, the mail, the baggage coaches and the smoking car were splintered and thrown into the creek. The bridge was destroyed. The ten der of the locomotive jumped the track about one hundred yards from the bridge. MMK. DV GAST INJURED. Thrown from Her "Auto" in At tempt to Avoid Killing Child. Toledo. Oct. 27. — Mme. Du Gast, the w«ll known motor car racer, and two journalists who accompanied her in an automobile race here to-day were severely injured by the over turning of the car, owing to an effort to avoid killing a cliild who was crossing the course. COW GOES TO COLLEGE. Placed by Students in "Prexy's" Office on Second Floor. TBv Telegraph to The Tribune] Indianapolis, Oct. 27. — President Garrison of Butler University, after climbing to the second floor of the university building this morning and eptering his private office, was surprised to see a cow with her head out of the window looking longingly at the grass on the campus. He had ordered the students to desist from practising the college yell as they leave chapel serv'ce. To retaliate, some of them last night led the cow to his private office, and she re mained there till his arrival this morning. The janitor was called to remove her, but she posi tively refused to go down the steps, much to the amusement of the students, who refused to lend a hand. It was not until help was obtained outside of the college that the reluctant animal was s°t safely down the steps. POISON KILLS (CHILDREN. Three Dead and Fourteen 111 in Burlingion, Vt., Asylum. Burlington, Vt., Oct. 27. — It became known this afternoon that seventeen girls, whose ages ranee from two to six years, at St. Joseph Or phan Asylum, in this city, were taken suddenly ill last night, and three of them died within three hours. At an autopsy held to-day under the auspices of the State Board of Health it was determined that the death of the three girls was due to poisoning, but the source is not known. The girls who were taken ill all remained at the asylum last evening, while the remainder of the two hundred and fifty inmates were taken to an entertainment. It is supposed that in the absence of some of the nurses the children ob tained something of a poisonous nature, wh'.ch they all lasted. Physicians were hastily sum moned when the Illness was discovered, but they were unable to save the thre«- must seri ously in. They expressed the opinion that the others would recover, although some of them axe .ill In a serious condition. HOUSE OF MIRTH" OPES. Mutual Insurance Company** Al bany Place Still in Commission. fli. 7»cgr*pb to The Tribune.] Albany, Oct. 2T. While thm "House of Mirth" of the Mutual Life Insurance Companj has been one of th<» most clowily watched houses in this State since th<? exposure which revealed its Identity, the neighbors s.iy that Sn the last two weeks two things have taken place which Show that it has not lost all of its activity. On the day succeeding the testimony given before the Armstrong committee relative to Its maintenance several rases of a popular brand of champagne were delivered there and subse quently several brass beds were taken into the house. Newspaper men are not allowed to enter it. The occupants fail to respond to any • suwmena except that of those known to them. TICKET OPEN io JEROME. NOMINA TION I\W I NIMO US. Mr. Ivins Sees Success in Move-— Contest Sure. William Travers Jerome was unani mously nominated for District Attorney by the recalled Republican County Con vention to fill the vacancy made by ,th'e resignation of Charles A. Flammer. Mr. Jerome"s name \va.s loudly cheered. The leaders look upon this act as assuring ths election of both the county and city; tickets. Mr. Ivins spoke at four meetings last night?. He declared that the split in Tarn- | many Hall meant his erection. His sue- ™ cess was inevitably assured, he said, it Hearst receives ioo.ooo votes. Mr. Ivins reviewed Mayor McCletian's administration of the Civil Service" iaws and dwelt upon the record made by Mr. McCooey. Mr. Terome. at an enthusiastic meeting in Beethoven Hall, severely criticised the attitude of his opponent. James \\ . Os borne. the Tammany nominee for District \ Attorney. Mayor McClellan's recent visi,t to the Brooklyn League of Democratic Clubs has aroused the anger of McCarren's sup porters, and discord reigns in Brooklyn. William R. Hearst spoke at two meet ings in Brooklyn last night, and flayed the methods of what he calls the "Politi cal Trust." LEG PAPERS PREPAK|f). » Tammany's Expected Contest To Be Fought to Finish. The Republican County Convention last ever.. ir.g reassembled at the call of its chairman, r-» considered it3 action in nominating Charles A. Flammer and then unanimously nomine William Travers Jerome for the office of District- Attorney. H-arty cheers for Mr Jermne'irera followed by prolonged cheers for William M. Ivins, the party candidate for Mayor, and tc seemed to be ths conviction of all the leaders that the election of both candidates was mada certain by the convention's action. To-day an application will he made to ths Board of Elections to substitute the naaSß -* Mr. Jerome for that of Mr. Flammer in the Republican party « olumn on the official ballot. _; It is expected that Commissioners Page an. l Dady. the Republi< ans In the board, will vol* for the substitution and that Commissioners Voorhis and Maguire will vote against n. ;'fi*M such c;;Fe an immediate application will be made to a justice cf the Supreme Court for a writ of mandamus to compel the Boar of Elections to make the substitution. Senator Elsberg. chairman of the convention, presided aeain last evening, when the delegates reassembled at the Murray Hill Lyceum. Ho had the roll called to ascertain If a quorum was present, and about two hundred men. or two thirds of the delegates, answered to their names. It was noticed that Abraham Grnber, loader of the "-'lst Assembly District, was absent, and"; that only one delegate from the district was present. Mr. Elsbers read a short note from Mr. Flam mer, stating that while he appreciated tho OSJB fldence reposed in him by the convention, h» j felt that it would be in the Interest of his party to decline the nomination f.«r District Attorney. Immediately n d^egnte who h;. 1 voted for Mr. \ Flammer in the convention moved to reconsider the vote \ y which Mr. Flammer was nomina' • and the motion was carri>-'l wit'iout dissent. William Halpin, president of the Republican County Committee, then moved to procead to the nomination of another candidate for District Attoi every step in the proceedii | r-pi:: ; taken with caro to obsvrv** the utmost regularity - and strict compliance with law. and when hfi motion prevailed, he said he was ins;ruc:«il by ■< the executive tmittee of the Republican County t"ommiite*» to place In nomination Will lam Travers Jerome .is the candidate of the re publican party for District Attorney Tharo were loud cheers for Mr. Jerome when Mr. Ila! pin mentioned the District Attorney's name! JEROME STRONG OX EAST BWZ, Samuel Koenig. leader in ths Itfth I trict, seconded the nomination, deciartr.g that m-. Reduction in rates on Harlem Rlvor Dnr.ch (N V.. N*. H. & H. R. R Co.) is anr.o.i.:.-: .■:■■•.•;.. N,i\. 1.-t on z.">r.» tyvtem. Improved Infrborsugh •--r\ice provides facilUloa for oulck transit.— A<mT"