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TODAY'S SPORTING NEWS WILL BE FOUND ON PAGH12. ^r The Sunday Journal Is the Sunday Newspaper that the whole Northwest is talking about. PRICE TWO CENTS. CONGRESS SCENTS NEW TRUST TRAP Humphrey Beef Trust Decision Makes Members Wary of Trust Inquiries. DID THE CORPORATIONS MAKE MARTIN A TOOL? Tillman Move Probe Might Another Fiasco. for Coal Trust Work Up By v.'. W- Jermane. Washington. March 29.Has con gress, in the Martin beef investigation resolution of two years ago. been made the tool of designing corporate inter ests, and. in the present session, has it again been made to appear in that atti tude thru the Tillman joint resolution? These questions come to the fore with a good deal of emphasis in the Hght of Judge Humphrey's recent decision in the beef trust cases, in Chicago, grant ing the packers immunity as individ uals, because they voluntarily appeared before Commissioner Garfield, and, without being placed under oath, gave out certain information regarding their businessinformation which mav or may not have been true, and a consid erable portion of which, it is safe to sav, was not true, more particularly that portion which made it appear that they were conducting their business at a loss. The Beef Trust Probe. At the instance of Representative E. B. Martin of South Dakota, the house of representatives. March 7, 1904, passed a resolution directing the bureau of corporations of the department of commerce and labor to investigate and report regarding the "prices of cattle and dressed beef, the margins between such prices, and the organization, con duct and profits of the corporations engaged in the beef-packing industry." That was chapter number one. Chap ter number two was written during the summer of 1905, when Mr. Garfield went to Chicago, acting- in compliance with the Martin resolution, and certain packers appeared before him, volun tarily and without a stenographer be ing present, and romanced to him at great length regarding their business. Chapter number three came recently, when Judge Humphrey of the federal district bench in Chicago held that the Chicago packers were .immune from prosecution by the government on the strength of these light a::J airy ro mances. Way for Another Fiasco? Is the way now being laid for just such another fiasco, provided, of course, that another federal judge can be found who will repeat the Humphrey de cision? Early this month congress passed a joint resolution, introduced in the sen ate by Mr. Tillman, directing the gov ernment, thru the interstate commerce commission, to proceed with a thoro in vestigation of the alleged merger be tweenl Pennsylvania,,the /W Baltimore nia and West Virginia, their relation to secret rebates, arid the ownership by the railroads of the coal mines whose output they carried to market, etc. On its face, this Tillman resolution is as innocent as the resolution intro duced in the house two years earlier by Representative Martin, but in the light |^j*f SftS ducting the ChicagJo any of the o^'^ PERJURY BY SON KILLS OLD MOTHER' Aged Woman Dies of Broken Heart After Serving Jail Term for Offspring. Journal Special Service Muskegon, Mich., March 29.For six weeks Mrs. Clarissa Rice, a widow of 80 years, was confined in the house ot correction in Detroit because her son, thief, swore falsely that she had re ceived from him $200 of the $1,500 Ohio, the Chesapeake & Ohio and, the legislature which is to be elected certain other roads, and also of the, this year will have the selection of a status of the coal roads of Pennsylya- successor to Elkins in the United which he stole two years ago from the National bank of Grand Rapids, where he was a janitor. Yesterday the wom an's name was cleared. Alone and friendless, she disappeared after being released, and it is believed she died of a broken heart. All the money Charles Rice, the son, stole was accounted for with the excep tion of $200. In the hope that it would make his sentence less severe, he swore his mother received the stolen funds. The aged woman, placed on the stand, refused to deny her son's charge. She was sentenced to serve eighteen months in the house of correction, but was par doned after spending six weeks there. The true story was revealed by a let ter received here from Ralph Lisle, who isin the Cook county jail, Chicago, awaiting trial on a charge of murder. Lisle confessed it was he who received the $200. ELKINS YIELDS TO PROTECT TOGA Senator Settles Big Coal Mine and Railroad Suit Out of Courts oi"the Humphrey decision, which is .dependent coal operators of the state, based on the Martin resolution, the Tillman resolution, too, may be loaded to the muzzle. Clear Martin and Tillman. Of course, nobody will accuse either Mr. Martin or Senator Tillman of be ing willingly or knowingly the tools of corporations. On the contrary, every body who kntfws either of them will say at once that neither could possibly be guilty of an act of that kind. The guilty persons in each case, provided there has been any guilt, are the per sons at whose instigation, whether knowingly or otherwise. Messrs. Martin and Tillman have acted. The Martin resolution, as it finally worked out, after two long years, paved the way for the Hximphrey decision in large part and the Tillman resolution, it is quite possible, may in another two years or less pave the way for another decision, which may be quite as destruc tive of administration plans as the Martin resolution has been. Roosevelt Is Wary. That President Roosevelt was quite Journal Special Service, Whelling, W. Va., March 29.Senator Elkins has relieved himself of the polit ical embarrassment caused him by the suit of the Fulmer Coal & Coke compa ny against his railroad and his coal company by a compromise out of court, in which he yields practically every point at issue. As a result, the fulmer mine will be reopened April 10, after being forced to close down for over a year. A. S. Pates Brady, a Fairmont con structing engineer, testified during the trial that Senator Elkins had told him the Fulmer mine must be squeezed well posted as to the possibilities of deaths by violence brought to a sudden the case is apparent from the special end the short-lived truce in the Monte message to congress in which he an nounced that he had signed the Till man resolution with hesitation./ out.n ThW senator's purposoe appears to have been changed, however, by the agitation against the railroad and coal Here is a quotation from that special town of Guayaubin to confer with the message, and it is of additional inter-1 T.'"' nn trusts in this state and the fact that States senate. The suit of the Bed Bock Fuel com pany against the Baltimore & Ohio road, wnich was along. similar lines, also was compromised a few weeks ago, and the failure of the litigants in this case to follow it up tc a final judicial decision is a disappointment to the in- who were anxious to have a precedent set which would prevent discrimina tions in the future. The case was based on the railroad's refusal to build spur tracks and to fur nish cars to independent mines. EIGHT ARE KILLED AT PEACE PARLEY Truce in Monte Cristo District, Santo Domingo, Ends in Bloody Fight. Journal Special Service. Santo Domingo, March 29.Eight Cristo district. Terms of peace had been agreed upon, and the leaders in the recent uprising had assembled in the men est since the Humphrey pronouncement: ing, when thru an act of treachery, I call vour attention to the fact shooting began. General Naney Cepin, that if an investigation of the nature' General Timoteo Cordero, known as proposed in this joint resolution is thor-, Zambito, Colonel Liborio and other offi- olv and effectively conducted, it will cers on the rebel side and a government result in giving immunity from criminal soldier were killed. According to the prosecution to all persons who are government report the rebels had called, sworn and constrained by com pulsory process of law to testify as wit nesses, tho of course such immunity from prosecution is not given to those from whom statements or information merely, in contradistinction to sworn testimony, is obtained." President Was Wrong. In this conclusion, of course, the oo president was wrong for the case be- ^j^*'^l IS^f ^'Sat^r^U^'ffi!. SSS? 1 C6o^fo$? 1 not issue a single subpena while con- e8 preserved covering what was said. Continuing his special message, the president said: There are many cases where an in- Continued, on 2d Page, 5th Column. HARD COAL STRIKE COUNCIL IS CALLED -$ SOFT COAL MEN IN DEADLOCK YET Mitchell Calls Meeting of Anthra cite MenScale Dispute Resumed. Indianapolis, March 29.President Mitchell of the United Mine Workers of America today called a meeting of the anthracite committee for 7:30 this evening. This committee consists of executive boards of the three anthra cit districts and President Mitchell Th committee will discuss the anthra cite situation. After being in convention a short time and indorsing the action of the scale committees, the United Mine Workers adjourned to meet in joint conference with the operators at 2 p.m. today. The failure of the miners to take any action toward declaring whether the Ryan resolution prohibiting the signing by separate districts would be enforced, or whether the miners of western Pennsylvania or other states where the advance in wages is offered would be allowed to work while the miners of operators refusing to pay the advance lie idle, left the situation WOODEN SHOE MAKERS BEG TARIFF'S AID erab th against whom they had been tight- planned to kill Governor Camarlio. MYSTERY IN A RICH MAN'S DEATH IN STREET Biffafof^ Y.FwaC's -e? artSe^T a* sffirwM fraure hearing or subjeclt surounn d. Ther much mystery th ^lie questioning, nor was there any record, cage vr hcdeti moti mThe police be- was assaulted! but evidently wa 8 no robbery," a.s-a sumh of monevye an- a valuable gold watc were found in Goodale's pockets. J%. Fourth-class postmasters appointed, March 28: Nellie Austin, Anstinyille, Butler county, Iowa, vice A. B. Austin, deceased. uaucii& i grea ftetherlands TH E MEfNEJB^IS^OTJBJfi unchanged prior to the^ assembling of lawyers. Each, however, has demon- the joint conference this afternoon at the German house. Regarding the significance of the action of the convention, President Mitchell said: "The indorsement of the action of the scale committee to day simply gave the miners the right to vote in joint conference on my motion to restore the wage scale oif 1903. Before any final action is taken there must be another meeting of the miners' convention." Journal Special Service. Washington, March T!9.Representa-' tive William Alden Smith of Grand Bapids, Mich., is in receipt of a most unusual petition which was sent to the committee on ways and means, of which he is a member. It recites: We, the undersigned, manufacturers of wooden shoes, most respectfully peti tion and request that the import duty on wooden shoes be increased so that your petitioners may be able to sell their own products at a reasonable price and at such prices as will enable them to make a respectable living. They represent that the said articles can be imported into this country and sold at a price for which your petitioners can not afford to make said articles and sell them at a reasonable profit. The cost of labor and material are consid wgii ux iauu _n VO teir i thiis countr_jrethaUWiU an Europe Your petitioners firmly believe there should be a duty placed on wooden shoes of at least 125 per cent, so the industry may be protected properly and encouraged. mwmwmiwmmimimHimiiiiiiMiiMi mmxmmtommmxmtmrmMtom^ *C\ POLICE BUILD UP FULL^TQRY OF MURDER KILLING DEHBERA TEpROBBERWTHE MOTIVE CHANGES IN RATE BILL JIFRIENDS Amendments Found Necessary as Result of Debate in Senate. COURT REVIEW AS CHIEF AMENDMENT Prompt Action with Commission's Rate Standing in Interim and No Costly Burdens. Special to The Journal. Chicago, March 29.A Washington special to the Chicago Tribune says: Haying now drawn the fire of its principal enemies, the real friends of the railway rate bill are getting to gether on the basis of one or more of the proposed amendments which seem to have been made necessary as the result of the discussion in the senate. Senator Knox of Pennsylvania and Senator Spooner of Wisconsin, two of the greatest constitutional lawyers in the country, have made elaborate speeches, which were listened to with tne greatest interest by senators on both sides of the rate question. Each of these two senators has had previ ous railroad affiliations. They aie both what is known as corporation strated fidelity to his client, which, in the present case, is the government and the people. Having had such long corporation training, both of these men fairly may be assumed to be close students and authorities upon the modern corpora tion lawj and if they say the proposed law is likely to be declared unconsti tutional on certain grounds, their opin ion is worthy of attention. Boot Is With Them. Secretary Boot, another of the great est lawyers in the country, holds to the same point of view. He has been op posed to railway rpte Jte.gislation from the cutset on ,#&a#v5al i*"mciples, but has a&^jgexl the^rU^nt that, in hia opinion, the Hepb-fro- bill would be liable to be pickec i to Continued on 2d Page, 3d Column. KNOX ON THE RAILROAD RATE BILL. ^!MM^Mmm KNO -O N TH E RAILROA RAT E BILL |'1.8SPera^^WJ5 Ife -vii. 1 1 $ 7 pieces in the courts, because?- it dees not provide an adequate judicial review for the de cisions ^of the interstate commerce commission. Secretary .Taft, who has been heart ily" in accord with the president's views on the rate question, similarly has ad vised him that the Hepburn "bill as it stands would at once challenge the animosity of the courts, because it seems to limit their proper authority. It is this condition of affairs arid only this which has induced President Roosevelt to consent to a moderate court review paragraph. He does not want to see any more of review by the courts than the constitution guarantees. Court Review Plan. In the meanwhile it has been decided to draft a court review amendment which will be satisfactory to friends of the bill,, the substance of which is about as follows: PATTISON 18 IMPROVING. Columbus, Ohio, March 29.Governor Pattison continues to improve, but his doctors will not say that he will recover. ^r.*3*fc **^&ag mm ff^^M THURSDAY EVENING, -MARCH 29, 1906 16 PAGESFIVE O'CLOCK 1 O -w X:f".. '3 HISTORICALAMINNESOT -$ LATEST DEVELOPMENTS IN MURDER INQUIRY $ Blood trail found from scene of murder to Washington avenue. Discovery that two excited Bulga rians were arrested and released by St. Paul police on Tuesday before murder victims were found. Merchant at Duluth identifies, mur derer's knives as those he" sold within a week to four or five for eigners. Detention at Duluth of the party of Bulgarians which left the scene of the murder last Monday afternoon. They profess igno rance of murder and will help the police. Full story of the murder developed on a plausible theory. The correct names of the men mur dered are: NUKOLA JALESS. ANDRI JALESS. ANGELO JALESS. THOMAS JALESS. KRISPIN WTJVKOSS. KRIVIE MITIE. -$ 11,000 ALIENS, IN 1 SHIPS, ARRIYE Record Rush of Immigration Swamps the Ellis Island Facilities. New York, March 29.More than 11,000 immigrants arrived in the har bor of-New York today on board seven steamships from European ports. This number is the record for a single day wWch has been made thus far during the annual spring inrush of immigra tion. Ellis island, where these immi grants are examined ,and either re jected or admitted lo the United States, can care for less than half of today's arrivals, its limit being 5,000 daily.' Those who cannot be landed today will be kept in the har bor on their steamers until later in the week. These immigrants include the following nationalities: English, Irish, Germans, Swedes, Hungarians, Italians, Portuguese and Bussians. Overtax Accommodations. London,. March 29.The SalVation Army has been unable to secure suf ficient accommodations for the emi grants desiring to go to Canada. Al ready 2,600 have been sent to the Dominion, and passages for 2,000 more are booked. MURDERERS TRAIL VICTIMS PREPARED TO KILL AND ROB ST. PAUL POLICE HAD THEM Victims9 FAIR TONIGHT AND FRIDAY. Two Men Believed to Have Been the Murderers Were Held at St. Paul but Released Before Tragedy Was Discovered. Every one of the six murdered Mace donians found in the old shack at 245 Tenth avenue S yesterday was stricken down in the night by a band of de termined murderers who had followed their victims from northern Minne sota. This is the conclusion after a day's work^by the Minneapolis and Duluth, police departments, based on revela tions exclusively published by The Journal yesterday. There was no chance fight", according to this theory. The wholesale slaughter was a delib erate and long planned murder, com mitted with weapons purchased in Duluth for the purpose. A week ago the six murdered men came to Minneapolis from Albora, Minn. They had received their entire winter's wages and were to come here to be sent out on other work. They went to the house engaged some time ago by their leader and were staying there when the murderers found them. The murderers were members of the same crew at Alborn. They knew of the money drawn by the six men pnd followed them with the-deliberate in tention of murdering them for their money. They purchased their knives in Duluth, descended on their victims in the night and are now at large, possibly with friends in Chicago. But one filled money belt was found in the house where the killing was done. This contained $506 and had been con cealed in the mattress. Two empty money belts were found and the cloth ing on several of the bodies had been torn open as if the murderers had taken their belts. All this points to robbery. So positive are the police that the murder was not the result of a sudden brawl, that the chief work from now on will be the following up of this clue. Knives Are Traced. The murder was committed with six brand new knives, all exactly alike, of the same make, and were in the hands of from four to six blood-thirsty fellow countrymen. The police know where the knives were purchased. Police Superintendent Doyle, at first hampered by not know ing where the knives came from, re ceived a telegram from the Duluth po lice today saying they were purchased there. A hardware merchant there has told the police that within a week four or five men, all Macedonians or Greeks, came into his store and purchased six new knives. They were all L. C. & F. hunting knives of the latest pattern, and are undoubtedly the ones, found beside the murdered bodies yesterday. The police have found five of theseand the other may be found before night. With seven of the original crew de tained in Duluth, where they are held as witnesses, and with much valuable information in possession of the police, the mystery, is fast being dispelled. Trail of Blood Found. The strongest thread in the net that is closing about, the Macedonian mur derers was furnished bv Detectives Pas solt, Johnson and Lyons this morning, when they found a trail of blood lead ing from the house of slaughter, across the street, thru an alley And out onto Washington avenue. This shows the direction taken by at least one of the murderers who is now hiding with friends. The trail starts at the front door of the dismal shanty and leads into an alley ruaning alongside the old plant of the Minnesota Linseed Oil There is only a drop now Read the Wants There are many opportunities on The Journal's Want -1 Pages. Comrades, Found at Duluth, Give Facts Which Let Light In on the Shocking Slaughter in Minneapolis. Eut company, and t^bn^i^ out a route that, Washington and buy a dozen lead^ ey.theof out onto Washington avenue buat a hundred feet from the viaduct and the tracks. The blood may not have come from a wound on the person, but more likely from his hands, which were dripping with the blood of his victim. This man escaped Sunday night and all of the detectives are convinced that the two Demitris were killed then. A man liv ing in a flat at Washington avenue and Tenth avenue S, was sitting in his room late Sunday, when he saw a man run from the house of the Macedonians across the street and disappear into the alley, where the blood trail was found. Immediately after this man was seen, a light in the front window of the house either went out or was carried away. Post Mortems Are Held. A post mortem was held on the bodies at the morgue this forenoon, and altho nothing out of the ordinary was dis covered Dr. C. M. Kistler thought that the bodies of the two Demetris had been dead perhaps twenty-four hours longer than the others. This strength ens the belief that they were the first and^real object of the murder, altho the six inen who purchased the knives in Duluth may have attacked all six of the men in their sleep. The bodies are literally slashed ^and hacked to pieces, and the fact that some of the murderers escaped would tend to show that the victims.had been ipoorly armed. One theory is that they were at tacked in their sleep and that they* mmm arose and fought bare handed the best they could and were cut down like so many weeds. A handax in the room, evidently used for splitting kindling, is known to have killed one man. This man, however, may have been one of the murderers, as a knife was laying by his side. It is thought that he at tacked one of the sleeping men with his knife, that the other arose and felled him with the ax that was close "1 at hand. That a night attack was made when at least some of the victims were sleep ing is an established fact, for the two men found in the basement, thought to be father and son, were clad only in art. The other men were fully clad, it was the habit of these people to sleep with their clothes on. Two Had Much Money. Superintendent Doyle is satisfied that the ''father and son, A Search in Chicago. Two detectives may be sent to Chi cago tonight to look for the murderers who may be there. Among the letters and papers found by the police were addresses of the gang before they were Shipped to the northwest from Chicago. The murderers may have taken a tram for Chicago immediately after their crime, and the police hope to find them there. There are also several addresses in-" Duluth and West Superior that may bring good results. The names of Tom Tomam, 521 West Superior street, Du-/- luth, and of Mike Yokadanos, 8519 *i Raleigh street, are being looked up. i These are friends of members of the gang and can undoubtedly tell some-^, thing of value in the investigation. "\i The police are still hampered by. the peculiar habits of the occupants of the house. Sometimes more than a dozen were there and at others one or two men would be living in the house *$. alone. They always paid cash for i everything and never give their names.'1 Of all the merchants they dealt with Bodies Buried Tomorrow. Cl The bodies of the victims are still at the county morgue, and unless claimed by tomorrow morning they will be buried. The money fojind on their per sons will more than cover the expenses and the remainder of the amount will be held until claimed by relatives. This will probably never be done, as the first man appearing to claim the remains will be locked up and made to tell what he knows. .J&~ DULUTH PRISONERS TALK Kuzman Siekuloff's Story Shows Mo tive tot the Silling, yjr Duluth, Minn., March 29.The mys tery surrounding the six gruesome mur ders which horrified the citizens of Minneapolis yesterday was partially dispelled this morning by the arrest here of eleven Bulgarians, who were residents of the house at 245 Tenth av enue ,S, where the crime was committed. Their revelations show_a motivefor i Continued on 2d Page, 4th Column. r8 i were the first and especial victims of the murderers. Their names appear on nearly every pa per found in the house, while they had checks on different'banks showing that they had large amounts of money. Prom certificates found among the papers it is thought that the father and son had more than $1,000, but much of it was in a Chicago bank, and in the bank'at Sa lem, N. D., where they formerly worked. Several more names, undoubtedly those of the occupants of the house, were unraveled from the papers by Kev. D. Johnson, of the Greek church, and Attorney George B. Leonard this morn ing. The new names were Iovan Kar- %S leff, Iovan Sprov and Lazar Vosolov. Karleff, it is known, was at one time a teacher in a school in Macedonia. A little note in the front of one of his books tells this. He was a good scholar and was well versed in Greek, Macedo nian and the Bulgarian dialects. The men evidently were not all of the same nationality, for the letters were written in these different lan guages and one of them was in Bug sian. All the men were apparently well read, for they wrote good hands and used excellent grammar, according to the translators. The letters, however, were written to friends in the old coun try, simply saying that the writers were in good health and making money. They had no bearing on the mystery. "V" s along Wasnington avenue S not one .^3I knows a single name. Every day for more than two weeks a small Macedonian boy would go to Wollender's bakery at Seventh ave bread/Monday and Tues- da boy did not appear. There is little hope of catching the men in the city now. Every police of ficer has been on the lookout and not a clue has been turned up. The only place they can f(o and avoid detection even for a time is to the home of friends in another city, and here the police expect to find them.