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SMOOT'S REMOVA MAJORITY'S EDIC REPORTS TO SENATE AT WIDE VARIANCE Utah Senator Mercilessly Flayed as Member of Law Defying Organization. Jttinority Declares His Bight to Seat Despite Acts in Church. Washington, June 11.The majority and minority reports of the committee on privileges and elections in the case f Senator Reed Smoot of Utah were today presented in the senate, the for- Ser by Senator Burrows, declaring that r. Smoot is not entitled to his seat, and the latter by Senator Foraker, tak ing the opposite view. At the same time Senator Bailey, who is a member of the committee, stated that while he concurred in the views of* the majority that Mr. Smoot is not enti#ed to his eat, he believed that Mr. Smoot could not be unseated under the constittuion except by a resolution of expulsion. In accordance with Senator Burrows request, extra copies of the reports and of the hearings in the case were or dered printed. Mr. Burrows also gave notice that he would call up the case "at the earliest possible moment con sistent with the public business," and Senator Foraker expressed his approval cf this announcement. Senator Smoot was present in the senate chamber when the reports were presented. He smiled broadly when Senator Bailey made his statement. Under the plan suggested by the Texas senator, a vote of two-thirds would be riecessary to vacate the seat of the Utah senator. The Majority Report. The reasons for# the action of the senate committee on privi leges and elections in declaring by a majority vote that Beed Smoot is not entitled to a seat in the senate as a senator from Utah are stated in a report submitted to the senate today by Chairman Burrows and signed by Senator* Burrows, Uojliver, Dubois^ Pettus, Bailey, Overman and Eraser, to be as follows: "That Mr. Smoot is one of a self perpetuating body of men known as the first presidency and twelve apostles cf the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, commonly known as the Mormon church. "That these men claim divine author ity to control the members of said ehurch in all things, temporal as well as spiritual. Encourage Polygamy. "That this authority is and has been for several years past so exercised by the said first presidency and twelve apostles as to encourage the practice of polygamy and polygamous cohabita tion in the state of Utah and else where, contrary to the constitution and laws of the state of Utah and the law of the land. "That the said first presidency and twelve do now control and for a loner time past have controlled the political affairs of the state of Utah and have thus brought in said state a union of ehurch and state contrary to the consti tution of said state of Utah and con trary to the constitution of the United Btates, and the said Reed Smoot comes cere not as the accredited representa tive of the state of Utah in the senate of the United States, but as the chief hierarchy which controls the church, Continued on 2d Page, 2d Column. RAIN OF BULLETS STRIKERS' ANSWER Bombardment of Dillonvale Mine Shed Instead of Return mi, to Work. Dillonvale, Ohio, June 11.'-An at tack, presumably by strikers, was made early today on the checkhouse of the A. Hanna Coal company at Dillon vale, when fifty shots were fired from a hill 200 feet distant. There were four watchmen in the ^building, but no one was injured. Officials of the company, who were folding a conference with Mayor Eberle at the time of the attack, organized a fheiry iart and went to the mine to protect property. j^Tot a shot was fired bv the company men. Not one person responded to the blast of the whistle this morning no tifying the strikers to return to work under the scale that expired April 1, and the situation at Ramsey and Roby ville is the same as at Dillonvale. TICK-TACK ON WINDOW MINISTER SHOOTS BOY Special t? The Journal. Le Sueur Center, Minn., June 11* The town of Cordova was thrown into unwonted excitement today when it was bruited about that Rev. W. W. Vine, pastor of the United Brethren church at that point and Le Sueur Center, had shot a farmer boy shortly after midnight last night. The preacher used a 22- caliber rifle and shot the lad thru the right leg, near the hip. The boy had placed a "tick-tack" upon the window of the pastor's bed room and was murdering the sleep of the household, when the enraged minis ter issued forth, armed cap-a-pie. The latter has not been arrested, but in all probability will be. The boy will soon be all right again unless blood poison ing results from his wound. S ROBERT B. ROOSEVELT, President's Uncle, Who la Seriously HI. PRESIDENT'S UNCLE IS SERIOUSLY ILL Anxiety Over Condition of Robert B. Roosevelt, Prominent Democrat. Journal Special Service, New York, June 11.Eobert B. Roosevelt, uncle of the president and a prominent democrat is seriouslv ill at his country home Lotus Lake, Sayville, L. I. He is 77 years old, and keen anxiety is felt by his relatives. Mr. Boosevelt's health has been fail ing for the past year. In the hope that a change of surroundings would bene fit him, he was moved from his city residence three weeks ago to the Long Island estate. A change for the worse was noted on Monday and since tn en lie has b^een confined to his bed. TERRORISTS WAGE A RELENTLESS WAR Assassinations of Daily Occur rence in PolandSedition in Army. DARE NOT GIVE UP. St. Petersburg, June 11.The ^debate on the agrarian question in the lower house of parliament promises to con tinue thruout the week. The members of the house dare not return to their constituents after a fruitless session of two months, and undoubtedly will resist any attempt to adjourn. Warsaw, June 11.Terrorists of Po land continue to wage a relentless war against the state, municipal and police officials. Hardly a day elapses without an assassination. Last night the mayor of Siedlce, the chief of the governor's office and the sec retary of the police board were walking in the streets of Siedlce when a band or terrorists armed with revolvers at tacked them. The first two officials were mortally wounded and the third was seriously in jured. At Bailystok Chief of Police Der katchoff, against whose life several at tempts had been made, was shot and killed by several unknown persons while he was out driving. His coachman was severely wounded. At the, same time the secret police were atta'cked in another portion of the town, one of them being wounded. Army Ready to Rise. Odessa, June 11.Since the com mencement of the repatriation of the troops who took part in the war with Japan, 152,000 men, including the Rus sian prisoners from Japan, have been landed here and distributed thruout the interior of the country. The most stringent precautions were observed during the whole period in or der to prevent the slightest intercourse between the returning troops and the townspeople, in consequence of fears of mutinous demonstrations, as it was un deniable that the troops coming home were largely disaffected. The spirit of disaffection was even more noticeable among the officers than in the men. The former frankly ex pressed the opinion that if parliament can hold its own until the spring it will be able to count on the army to sup port its demands. STABS LEGISLATOR ON STREET OYER A SUIT Memphis, Tenn., June 11.Thomas B. Collier, a member of the Tennessee leg islature, was stabbed on the street to day by T. E. Tucker, a real estate man. The difficulty is said to have occurred over a lawsuit. Collier's condition is serious. Tucker was arrested. GIANT 'CBAGKEBS EXPLODE. Bast St Louis, 111 June 11 An explosion of 1,600 giant firecrackers in a fireworks fac tory burned George Beckman and Henry Brock meyer so seriously they may die, and badly damaged the factory. TBAI2T DEKAILED TTWO TNJTOED. Winnipeg, Man., June 11 The Canadian Northern limited, running between here and Port Arthur, v^as derailed forty-five miles east of Winnipeg yesterday. The accident was caused by a rod breaking in the tender. Two passengers, both foreigners, were badly ln Jure* COMMON ROBBERY, BASE OF BUSINESS Shameful Tactics Win for Modern Midas, Declares Toledo Preacher. Journal Speoial Service. Notre Dame, Ind., June 11.What once was regarded as "business acu men" was declared yesterday by Eev. John T. O'Connell of Toledo to be noth ing less than "common robbery." In his baccalaureate sermon to the grad uating class of Notre Dame university he said: "It is not so lorig since we stood in awe of that latter-day Midas, whose every touch made purest gold. The youth of our land was made ambitious by the tales of riches But when some one escaped from the toils and asked the surprised world to tear off the flimsy veils that covered our national idol it was found that its house of gold was builded on dishonesty, on bribery, on prostitution of power, on be trayal of trust that the marvelous business tact was common robbery and the fruits of this enterprise and un paralleled progress were murder, sui cide and shame." BALLOT BATTLE MAY LAST LONG If Jaoobson Slate-Makers Fail, the Contest for Governor Will Be Protracted. Can the Jao^Bon slate be con structed? That is the question Minnesota poli ticians are everjlwhere asking them selves, whether gathered in Duluth, or flocking toward tile zenith city. It is everywhetie agreed that Jacob son cannot win without getting sub stantial addition* to his strength by deals with candidates for other places on the ticket, If his numerous man agers can succeed in building a slate that will hold together the convention tangle can be solved in a jiffy. If they fail, and that seems likely, the conven tion will settle down to a series of bal lots, various combinations will be tried,' and the outcome will be determined by second choice rotes. to Duluth tl&W^lw delegates'nlvf arrived there yet, but most of the jsan didates are on hand. The slatemakers are there, most of them, renewing their efforts. ''Jim" Martin, who is taking the lead in the Jacobson fight, spent yesterday with the St. Paul delegation, but left for Duluth last night without accomplishing anything definite. He told the Ramsey delegates that he had figured Jacpbson ojit a sure winner without them, but he would like to let them in. There are plenty of forces in Ramsey beside Walter Lemon, and they would drop him if necessary to get in the winner, for the sake of appointive loaves and fishes. They are not satis fied, however, that Jacobson holds the cards. Jacobson's slate still carries Carl Pidgeon, and has no room for Lemon, to whom Ramsey is supposed to be tied. MONDAY EVENING, ^UNEjj 1^1906. ShamefuliAtrocities of the Congo ^re l&dihitted BRYAN, IN BERLIN, GETS I00M NEWS open so th under private porate offenders. a "Too Sudden,'* Says Nebraska Globe-Trotter -of Presi- dentialTalk. Finds Distinction Between Dem ocracy and SocialismHits Beef Trust.' Berlin, June 11."This is too sud- den," said William Jennings Bryan with a laugh, when he was told today of the adoption by recent state demo cratic conventiontgpf resolutions favor ing his nomination for the presidency of the United States in 1908. "This is the first announcement of this news to me,' Mr. Bryan continued. "I"have been off the main caravan route for some time and have been ab sorbed in what I nave been seeing and doing.'' Mr. Bryan had been moving so rap idly since he left Vienna on Friday that letters and telegrams for him did not reach him until today. As to the pos sibility of his nomination, he had little to say, declaring it is too- early to speak of that question, but taking up the subject of political requirements of the day he said: Democracy vs. Socialism. "Before leaving home I tried to dis tinguish between democracy and what* can properly be called socialism. Dem ocracy recognizes competition as legit imate and tries to protect the competi tive principle from attack. Socialism sees competition as an evil to be elim inated by public ownership and opera tion of alt means of production and distribution. "While this distinction between democracy and socialism should not be overlooked, the democratic platform must be one of progress and reform and not merely" of opposition to repub lican policies or socialistic ideas. Skies at Trust Gifts. "In our fight for the absolute elim ination of private monopolies and for the regulation of corporations in gen eral, it Is necessary that the party shall be free, from any suspicion of al liance with the corporate interests that have bee a dominating American poli tics. To this end, campaign contribu tions" must be limited to those who have the prrblit: interest to advance. *~Beef Scandal Not Surprising. Continued on 2d Page, 8d Column. Continued on 2d Page, 4th Column. "-'Alluding to conditions in the meat industry, Mr. Bryan said: "The beef trust is not different in character and methods from other trusts. The inevitable tendency of a privote monopoly is to increase the price of a product and to lower its qual ity. Why should anyone expect any thing else from a trust than the lower ing of quality when a monoply is es tablished! "Observe, I have used the words 'private monopoly,' not public. In a private monopoly a private interest is set up against those of the whole peo ple. Quite a different principle comes ii wnwiiwiiniiiwwKiTri TTirTTTirr rr i TTT- ^.^^^^./*^~J^^ "Isn't this a dainty dish To set before a king?" *S* BOMB OF TODAY AN ENGINE OF DEATH Improvement in Construction of Anarchists' Weapons Vexes Secret Service Men. Journal Special Servioe. New York, June 11.The most dan gerous feature of recent bomb outrages is not their number, as indieatod by se cret service officials, but the great im provement that is being made in the construction of bombs. The number of persons who can be killed by a single bomb is now much greater than it was when these engines of destruction'were first introduced. No less than twenty-four persons were killed by the explosion of the bomb aimed at King Alfonso and Queen Vic toria a few days ago and about eighty were more or IOSB seriously injured. When such a .man as Morales, who threw the bomb at King Alfonso, turns anarchist, the result can be appalling. He was a profound student of chemistry and a practical chemist end he made the bomb which literally scattered death. GASH IN HEART IS MENDED MAN LIVES Pulsating Organ Removed from Body and Sewed Up It Beats. Journal Special Servioe. Philadelphia, June 11.For over forty minutes the pulsating heart of William Wyatt was held in the hands of two physicians at the Pennsylvania hospital Saturday night while Dr. Rich ard Hart, hospital surgeon, sewed six stitches in the organ and then replaced it in the body. Wyatt, who was at first thought to have been fatally cut, is reported to be resting comfortably, and the physicians say they have every reason to believe that the patient will recover. It was the third time such an operation has been performed in the city. Wyatt and a friend were scuffling for possession of a long knife when the former slipped and fell on its point. Dr. Hart made an incision in Wyatt'g left Bidelong enough to put uia fca.ua as it sent the Blood coursing thru the arteries. Examination showed that the knife had inflicted a wound on the organ an inch and a quarter long. In order that the heart's action should not be interfered with, it was^ necessary for the surgeon to make stitches between pulsations. When the operation was concluded the organ was put back in its proper place. DEOWNED IN SHALLOW WATER. Speoial' to The Journal. Menominee, Mich., June 11.Jerry Sullivan, a young man employed on a drive on the Menominee river, was drowned some diatance up stream from this city. The water where he fell in was shallow, and had he stood up he would not have drowned He tried to swim, floundered around and was drowned. HIIHM wmHummmn i JSISVSJ-' ii J^i.i gS9KC9G9MMW&XMW&X]B&>HNMKnS PRICE ONE CENT IN MINNEAPOLIS.* CANNIBALS HIRED' O EAT THE LAZY, KINO LEOPOLD, Belgium's Ruler, in Whose Name It Is Charged Shameful Crimea Have Been Practiced in Congo Free State. CURSES COURT FOR A SHORT SENTENCE Illinois Wlfe-Stabber Begged to Be Sent to the Gal- lows. Joliet, HI., June 11.Elias Kuntee, convicted of attempted wife murder, pleaded in the Will county court today to be sent to the gallows. The court sentenced him to serve one to fourteen years in the penitentiary. Kuntee then became greatly enraged and cursed the court and those about him. Kuntee stabbed his wife, to whom he had been married six months. She recovered, Sivorce. rosecuted him and is now suing for ROOSEVELT WON'T *SI0 EftflfflM Tucker, the Massachusetts Mur derer, Fails in Appeal to the President. Boeton, June 11,Governor Guild made public today a telejrram received by him from President Roosevelt, in which the president, after pointing out that he had been requested to interfere with the execution or Charles L. Tucker, declares that in his judgment Governor Guild's decision not to interfere with the carrying out of the sentence on Tucker seemed to him entirely sound and commanded his hearty approval. Tucker is under sentence of death this week probably tonight, for the mur der of Mabel Page at Weston, March 81, 1904. President Boosevelt's tele gram follows: "Have been requested on behalf of certain parties in Boston to interfere with the execution of Tucker, it being alleged that it is my duty so to do, in- federah smuc as I have the power under the laws. "No showing has been made to me that I have such power, but without re gard to this I desire to state to you, that in my judgment your decision not to interfere with the carrying out of the sentence of Tucker seems to me entirely sound, and commands my hear ty sympathy. It seems particularly a ease in which there should be no inter ference with the carrying out of the sentence." Tucker awoke in his cell at the Charlestown prison this morning with a realization that'his laBt day on earth had arrived. He continued to demon strate his remarkable nerve, and in formed the death watch that he had enr joyed a good night's sleep. Later the prisoner ate a hearty breakfast, after which he began preparations to receive the sacrament ortbaptism. It was for the purpose of administering this rite, that Tucker's spiritual adviser, Ber. Thomas W. Bishop, secured postpone ment of the death sentence, Tucker having consented at the last moment to become a member of the Methodist Episcopal church. It is the general belief that Tucker will be sent to the electric chair shortly after midnight tonight. HOTTENTOTS SLAY GERMANS IN BATTLE Berlin, June 11.Two German offi cers and eight men were killed^, and ten men were wounded June 4 in a fight with Hottentots, between Warmbad and the Fish river. PATRICK IS DENIED NEW TRIAL BY GOFF New York, June 11.Recorder Goff today denied a motion for a new trial in the case of Albert T. Patrick, the convicted murderer of William Marsh Rice. ___*- WATEE TAXOnS ENDED. Cincinnati, Ohio, June 11.According to the city waterworks officials the famine In this city is practically at an end. The hilltop sec tions, which have suffered most since Friday morning, now have plenty of water. The following appointments were made in the rural carrier force, commencing June 16: Charles H. Lei, Beltrami, Minn., route No. 1 1 MASSACRES FORCED WORKFORTHEKING Many Atrocities Laid to Door of Leopold's Trust Found True. 'White Washing" Commission Admits Charges^-King Vir tiially Defies Interference. 41 A Speoial Cable to The Journal. London, June 12.The Congo eom-t mission, which was called intohas being for whitewashing purposes, been forced practically to admit the truth *f many of the most terrible charges which have been made against the Con* go Free State. Among the allegations made against1 the government have been the follow ing: That it has ruled the country, not with a regard to the good of its inhab itants, but almost solelv with a view to increasing the profits of the rubber com pany, in which King Leopold is the chief stockholder. Soldiers Slay Hundreds. That when the people have failed to bring in as much rubber as the repre sentatives of the company thought thev ought* native soldiers have been sent out, who have perpetrated the most hor rible massacres to stimulate the work* ers' energy. On one expedition 900 natives were murdexed on a six weeks' rubber "hunt." and on another of three weeks, 300. That cannibals have been officially employedon one occasion as many as 500 in one partyto kill and eat the re fractory inhabitants who refused to work. Reduced to Slavery. That forced labor, amounting prae tically to slavery in its most revolting form, prevails everywhere. ^& That, in consequence of the barbaric ties nerpetrated and the inabilitv of the* natives to both support themselves anct supply %he demands upon them for rub ber, the death rate has increased appall IngrTy. Ana the entire Congo country being rapidly depopulated. King Leopold signs, the feeommewoV" fe tions for reform of the report, but the./ are not -sweeping and are, therefore?, severely criticised by the London monu ing papers. "L'etat e'est MoL The most notable features of the re* port is a letter from King Leopold^ S'-, which is a frank declaration of "Petatr, *g o'est moi." He says: "My position in the Free State ls I admit, de facto and de jure without precedent, but all the burden, all the re sponsibility, has been left with me. Belgium has certainly shown a desire to help with money in some measure, but the work of constituting the new state devolved upon me alone. "The constitution of the Congo state has been and cannot be anything but my personal achievement. Now, there can be no more legitimate right than that of the author over his own work. Powers Are Defied*, "The powers gave the birth of tho-|j new state their blessing, but none orX them has been asked to share in my" efforts. Therefore, none of them pos sesses in'the Congo Free State any right of intervention that could be justified. "There is no special international law concerning the state My rights on the Congo are indivisible. They are the result of my toil and of the expenditure of my monejr. It is essential that I should proclaim these rights aloud, for Belgium does not possess any except those which emanate from me." 42 DOSES OF POISON IN AVERAGE MEAL Sensational Indictment of Modem Foods Comes from Anti Adulterant Champion. Journal Special Service. & Kansas City, Mo., June 11."By studying a bill of fare in a restaurant not long ago, I found that the average man takes forty-two doses of poison at every meal he eats," said Harry B. Walmsley, champion of the pure-food bill in the last legislature. "The but ter is covered with coal-tar dyes, the meat has more or less embalming fluid. the lard in Which his potatoes are fried probably contains portions of hogs that have died natural deaths and not been slaughtered under sanitary conditions the catsup is colored with coal dyes and has salicylic acid in it. "The bread is full of alum the tea and coffee contain coffer the vegeta bles have different varieties of eoal tar dyes. You can't get any pure pep- Sust commencing July 2, Hiram W. Euaaell, Salem, signed Harry Haxby, St Marys, Miner coo*- S. D., mt No. ft. ^Z^MS^-i ty, 8. D., vice B. J. McLeod, resigned. er it is full of cocoanut shells, saw and clay. You buy a nice red apple on the 'stand. It is rosy because, nine times out of ten, it is painted with coal-tar dyes. Even the cherished illusion of new potatoes is not always ours. Old potatoes are freshened up in alum water after being scraped. "Fifty per cent of the deaths that occur in this country are the direct result of impure and dishonest foods. The packers are not alone to blame. It is practically impossible to get any pure .food in tjiis country." *r* BBAWl COSTS THTJtTEEV LIVES. Tiflis, June 11.A brawl between Armenians and Mussulmans at Erlvan led to serious riot ing, and the troops were turned ont to sop press the disorders. Eleven- Armenians and two Mussulmans were killed and sixteen, wounded. The following fourth-class postmasters were appointed June 9: Lewis N. Prescott, Alsea. Cavalier county, N. D., vice A. O. Saysea, r-