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MINNEAPOLIS NO W RULES IN BARLEY Malting Trust Will Remove Pur chasing Offices from Mil waukee to Mill City. RECOGNITION GREATEST IN LOCAL HISTORY Growth of This Market Told by Figures Which Run High Into Millions. The American Malting company, or "malting trust," the greatest corpora tion of its kind and predominant the barley trade of the United States, will remove its western purchasing head quarters from Mibvuakee to Minneapo lis about Aug. 1. In this is final recog nition of a wonderful development that in a short four-year period has raised Minneapolis from a point relatively un important to the position of greatest primary barley market in the country. The American Malting company oper ates enormous plants at Milwaukee, Chicago, New York, Buffalo and else where, embraces business formerly car ried on by twenty-nine separate firms or individuals, and is capitalized at $30,000,000. Financial offices are main tained in New York, but the western working headquarters and purchasing offices are in Milwaukee, until recently the great barley market of the country. J. M. Riebs, an authority on barley culture, malting expert, and a principal figure in the trade, manages an enor mous business from the Milwaukee of fice and from it practically shapes the western policy of the company. How Business Grew. Until this season the "malting trust'' stood rooted in opposition to the rise of Minneapolis. Its influence was against the shifting of the primary cen ter and the decline of Milwaukee, aud its operations were directed according ly. For two years, against constantly increasing receipts at Minneapolis and stocks of barley in store here at tunes larger than the entire storage capacity of Milwaukee, the trust refused this market direct recognition. Interests in dependent of the trust came in. Large malting capacity was erected here. Buy ers came from Chicago, New York, and other centers to locate here permanent ly. The Rahr interests of Manitowoc, "Wis., prominent in the trade, secured direct representation and this has gone on steadily, the application of a repre sentative of the Bosch malting interests of Davenport, Iowa, for membership in the Chamber of Commerce being the latest received. The trust refused to move and not until the Atlantic sea board exporters and east central and New England malsters begaar~to buy "here in big lots for direct shipment east, thus cutting out Milwaukee, was the recognition forced. Until that time a stock of 1,000,000 bushels of barley in Minneapolis elevators meant only that much more to go to Milwaukee sooner or later, for the Wisconsin city was the outlet and Minneapolis was subservient, and ad not yet established direct lines of distribution to the east. Some Startling Figures. In the commercial history of Minne apolis there is no parallel to the devel opment of the barley'trade, except only the growth of the milling industry in a period about fifteen years back. A scattering barley business was carried on here for years. About five years ago it began to increase. From 2,D00,000 bushels a year receipts jumped to 5,T)00,- 000 then *o 7,000,000 to 11,233,000 to 11,600,350 and to 14,422^550 bushels last year. The increase swamped the trade and threw it into confusion. With forty two storage elevators and capacity for handling 35,000,000 bushels of grain, Minneapolis was yet unable satisfactor ily to handle this barley business. Grain men began to find that it was a busi ness requiring experience and expert management. The elevator firms awoke to the situation. They went into the eastern markets and offered big sal aries for experienced men to come here and handle the practical end of the business. These men came. Meanwhile, the elevators were im proved and necessary machinery in stalled. Nearly all malting barley is tested chemically and there are now laboratories here in charge of experts, in which the malting capacity per bushel of any sample may be deter mined. Grading and mixing for uni formity, requiring long experience,, was learned. Minneapolis Market Made. Last year a Minneapolis firm, on an order from the east for 300,000 bush els of barley to match and test equal to a sample submitted, bought from the cash tables at the Chamber of Com merce, by sample, from the varied lots offered from day to day. barley of va rious grades, color and quality, and put together a lot that in every car of the 300,000 bushels shipped stood the test and gave great satisfaction, and the reputation of the city as a de pendable barley market was made New-crop barley will soon be moving to a reliable source to market, and it is expected that in the coming season a business of 20,- 000,000 bushels will be done here. Advantage All Here. While thp Tise of Minneapolis has been contested by Milwaukee the com ing in of the trust will mark the change as inevitable Milwaukee has the ad- Posse Fired on by John F. Dietz's Force, and Fierce Engage ment Ensues. Deputy and Young Dietz Are WoundedFormer May Die Women in Fight. Ladysmith, Wis., July 26.James Hedrington, who cares for the dams of the Mississippi River Logging com- Eerey an on the Thornapple river, arrived today from the Cameron dam, and reports that an encounter has taken place between John F. Deitz and fami ly, and a body of six militiamen accom panied by Sheriff Gyland of Sawyer county. One militiaman whose name is un known to Hedrington, was shot three times, and Clarence Dietz, son of John, was shot in the head and feE to the ground. The militiaman, who is from Milwaukee, was shot in the hip, neck and leg. His recovery is considered doubtful. The other men are bringing him to the hospital here. Dr. Stephen son and a number of men and teams left early today to meet the party, four miles above Tupper Creek. Women Join in Battle. Hedrington says that the shooting took place yesterday afternoon. The women of Dietz's household, he says, took part in the defense, and he be lieves that 150 shots were fired. Hed rington says that John Dietz jumped onto a stump when he saw the attack ing party coming and ordered them off the place. He was some distance from the house while the militiamen were in the brush. They did not see him and Hedrington says that the firing was between the Dietz family and the militia, John be* ing some thirty rods distant. Deitz Continues Defiant Hedrington, who was pressed into service by Sheriff Gyland, says that-tfcfc militiamen are from Milwaukee. Deitz told him before the attack, says Hed rington, that he expected to die on the farm with an empty gun in his hands. William Dietz, a brother of John, is here. It is not known whether John F. Deitz was served with fegai papers or not. Deitz for a long time past has Jield possession of Thornapple dam, prevent ing the driving of several million feet oflogs belonging to the Chippewa, Lum ber & Boom company. The logs, it is said, are rotting and the company has for some time past been endeavoring to have Dietz. served with legal papers compelling him to show cause why the company should not be allowed to drive the logs. vantage of a large consuming capacity, his mind on the question of hearing the but her buying nower. nevertheless, has arguments next week. been narrower than that of Minnean olis On days of heavy receipts, with the trade stepping aside, prices were svre to decline, for other Milwaukee buvers would hesitate to come in, and as Milwaukee went other markets went, so that receipts of 150 cars in Milwau kee usually meant a smash in the gen eral market. Last year theTe were re ceipts here of more than 200 cars a day at times against^ which the mar ket advanced. Activity accounts for this There are eieht buyers in Mil waukee and thirty in Minneapolis. No matter what the situation, a seller com ing to the Minneapolis Ghamber of Commerce with a sample of barley either on spot or to arrive, can always get a cash offer for it. KEGRESS GIYES BIBTH TO SIX CHILDREN Nashville, Tenn., July 26.At King ston, Williamson county, a negress yes terday gave birth to six children. The children are well formed and all were alive at last accounts. BRIBERY mxtfS* TO HARTJE'S WIFEiman Another Negro Tells of Alleged Tender of Money in Sensa tional TriaL Pittsburg, July 26,-nAnother coaeh man, in the person of Wilbur Ashby of" Washington, D. C, husband of Blanch*. Ashby, was called to the stand today in the Hartie divorce ease, to confirm what the other members of the negro delegation from Washington had said regarding the alleged statements of the Ashby woman. The witness repeated the same story that the others had donethat his wife had said Mrs. Hartje had offered her $300 and a bank account for the baby if Blanche would swear that Clifford Hooe had never slept in the spare room of the Hartje house. There was an ominous hint in which the word "penitentiary" was used when Judge Frazer halted the exami nation for a moment. It was a query whether Ashby should be asked to tes tify to things that might send his wife to the penitentiary. The point was made that the statement which Mrs. Ashby is alleged to have made was not a confidential communication be tween husband and wife, but a boast ful declaration of the wife in his pres ence and in that of others. In cross-examination, a letter which Ashby had written to Mrs. Hartje was placed in evidence. In it he told Mrs. Hartie that if "she could pay Blanche for speaking for her, Hartje could do the same." Hints of Arrests. All the testimony on that point had been to the effect that Ashby had writ ten that if Mrs. Hartje could pay Blanche for "lying, Hartne could afford to pay for the truth." There were persistent rumors about the courthouse today that some of the witnesses who have testified at the Hartje trial are to be arrested. These rumors, however, could not be traced A sharp legal battle is promised over the announcement of Judge Frazer that jjt he desires to see the case thru to a finish, which means he is opposed to postponing the arguments until autumn. Counsel for Augustus Hartie want to take their vacations at the close of the taking of testimony and a strong effort will be made to have the court change CLERK'S OP PROFITS TODAY REACH $27,024 Journal Speoial 8ervice. New York, July 26.Samuel Byer ly, the new magnate of the financial dis trict, who is a clerk employed by the American Express company, in its lower Broadway office, had a profitable day today. The price of the new Panama canal bonds just issued by the United States government went to 104.4r"the market indications being that they will go still higher. Mr. Byerly, who was a successful bid der for $5,800,000 of the bonds at ^fe- ures well under the ruling market price, Eas at in a busy day. Whether Byerly made any progress in finding a buy er for his $5,800,000 of the bond issue could not be learned. He is not talk ing for publication about his financial venture. It is believed in Wall street that he will be able to dispose of his option at a good profit to himself. At today *3 figures for the^onds, By erly 's profits amounted to $27,034. V4L 16 PAGESFIVE O'CLOCK. THURSDAYt EVENING, JULY '26, 1906.B TWO SHOTIN BATTLE OVE THdRNAPPLE DAM P^ fC DECAPITATES MA N IN A KNIFE FIGHT North Dakotans Renew Old Feud and Engage in Horrible Encounter. Special to The Journal. ?J Bismarck, N. D., July 26.~jhWord has reached this city of a horrible cutting affray near the border between this county and Emmons county, St which H. A. Stack, a newcomer, was decapitated by a knife in the hands of Israel Cut tier. The principals to the fight had been on bad terms for some tune, but just what led up to the tragedy is at pres ent not known, but it is supposed that they met and quarreled over a meadow, which was the original cause of the trouble. t, Cuttler drew a knife and out his op* ponet's head off and then out and slashed the body in a shocking manner. The remains were found by a neighbor, who happened to pass by. He gave the alarm and a posse at once took the trail after Cuttler, who is thought to hav fled toward the riven on horseback in an effort to reach the Indian reservation, where there are many hiding places. BRYAlHASCHAT WITH iDWARMII. Nebraskan Meets England's King for Private Audience, by Special Request. London, July 26*.W. J. Bryan, who was introduced by Ambassador Eeid, was received in private audience by King Edward at Buckingham palace today. The visit was paid at the king's spe cial request, his majesty having noti fied Mr. Beid that he desired to meet Mr. Bryan. The interview was quite informal and was marked by the pleasing cordiality which the king is accustomed to show Americans in whom he is interested. Only the king, Mr. Beid and Mr. Bryan were present. The conversation largely turned on the subject of peace and the conference of the Interparliamentary uniont with the objects of which Jl&Jy&ff showed .himself thoroly in ac cord. Subsequently thtf kiag e**iv*d some eighty member* of the Inteijparlianien tary union in the throneroom, -Congress Bichard Bartholdt of Missouri, T. Burton of Ohio and, Beckwood Hoar Massachusetts, representing the American group. Mr. Bryan accompanied his three compatriots at this function, which was somewhat in the nature of a levee. King Edward, who wore plain, clothes, stood in front of the .throne while' the visitors filed past. As each person was introduced, the king shook hands with him, making occasional brief, ice-marks to the most prominent members., of the party. WILD TORPEDO WRECKS: Bti&T. Newport, B, I., July 26A Whitehead tor pedo, fired from the dock: at th torpedo sta tion during* practioe, struck and tajilc a boat In which four teamen were mated. A lifeboat reacued the seamen. The torpedo" was not charged, but It was driven with sufficient force by compressed air to break a hole in'the boat at a distance of 800 Tarda. 1 (fcg^a&^i^xta^^ 'V*^ff ,JS BLOCK ENTERS FIGHT ..*.B 2**1 jnjLrusirH. Eas ^BLOCK, Candidate of Ajxtf-Davia Man ia Xhfc$ Dtotriot. y,... BLOCK TO INTER RACE 1 THIRD Big State TreasurerWill Try Con clusions with' Congress- man Davis. Speoial to The Journal. St. Peter, Mittn., July 26.That Julius H. Block of this city, state treas urer of Minnesota, will be a candidate for congress in the third district against Congressman C, R. Davis, also of St. Peter, seems certain. Block Was one of the seven candi dates for the republican gubernatorial nomination, and even, then there were rumors to the effect that, in the event of his defeat, he would seek the con gressional nomination), Since the Du luth convention he has been correspond ing with influential republicans about the district. Early in the week he came to St. Peter on a mysterious mission, and has since conferred with party leaders ia Nicollet county and his sup porters this city The fetter are aiot talking of his lans, but it has ileaked out that he designs on Congressman Davis' berth, and his formaT.announcement is expected soon. There3s a long-standing political fend between^Block\and Davis, who have headed rival factions Uioollet coun ty for years. First one and then the other has triumphed. This spring the Davis men got contrajagf the county, convention &S4 #&* *^ii*egati to Duluth that was $&ly nominally for the big treasure* i shls d^sdidacy for governor Tb#f^dld pr*efic*ily noth ang for aim. Block ieHf that Davis should have let him alone in the fight in his own county,-and since the convention ha* been aching to try conclusions with ttac congressman in the county and 4he- dis trict. Block is about as well known oveT the district as Davis, and. .would make about as strong a run against the congressman as anyone who eanld be selected. The *mti-Davis men have-been urging Block to run ever since the convention, and he has received several deputations from the district at his office in St Paul. TWO HURT Buxumre CRASS. St. Louis, July 26.With a roar that startled the business center this morntnjr a portion of the third floor of the American Oak ft Leather com pany, heaTlly loaded with leather, crashed thru the second and first floors into ffte-ceUar. Tw employees were Injured. THE KINa HAS AN INTERVIEW WITH MB. BBTAN. "GOD SAVE THE KING." i ^^A .'*1AN^*^5^ Jffl 1 THAW A HYPNOTIST DEFEAT WHITE Man Declares Millionaire Murder er Studied Mesmerism to Win Girl's Love. Took Lessons in New York School to Gain Power Over Enemy. Journal Speoial Service. New York-, July 26.Thomas J. Min nock, who asserts that in the fall of 1902 he was connected with a school of hypnotism, has made a statement to the district attorney that Harry Thaw wa a pupil of the school, and that his avowed purpose was to obtain such control over Stanford White and a young wo man who was not named, to break the influence which the former exerted over the latter. Minnick alleges Thaw told him that if he could not break White's influence over the young woman, he would take White's life. According to Minnock, the school of hypnotism was conducted by W. G. Ferris, who called himself "doctor of suggestive therapeutics." Paid $200 for Course. "At the time I speak of," said Min nock, "Dr. Ferris and I had offices at No. 202 West Eighty-sixth street. We advertised every Sunday in the personal column of a newspaper. Our advertise ment read: 'Hypnotism taught. If you are in trouble come and see us. Learn to control others.' "Thaw eame to us in response to one of these advertisements. He did not tell us who he was the first time he 'called. IJe told us that he was deeply interested in a young woman that an other man exerted a powerful influence over, and that he wanted to break that influence and to obtain the control for himself. We assured bim that if he followed our instructions we could give him the power he craved. "We made an arrangement by whien he paid us $200 in advance and proiff ised to pnjy us $200 more when the course of instruction was completed TAIt T03TC0HT A2TO PBOB ALT TO1DAT, WAEMHR IfltDA^t r.% i, 4 notio control ove the man who stood in his way* Insisted on Secrecy. 1 1 He also promised UB a bonus of $1,000 I Jaers of 4h douma as they marched if he was successful in Obtaining hyp-1 from the railway station at St. Peters- It wa* the second time Thaw called that he revealed his true name, and the name of his adversary, Stanford White. He pledged us to secrecy, saying that h& did not want anyone to know that he was studying hypnotism. i ''He said that he did not want to come to us for hie lessens, but wanted us to go to him. He gave us an address at No. 304 Fifth avenue, where he had a bachelor den and entertained bis in timate friend*,.^ *Thaw 'told'mVon one occasion *e%ltT^ clWfcly j&rtev* with, the girt whom WMte wa* trfcwg i Inflnejiee aginst him. -He said be would Sallow thifr young woman to the end of the -world if necessary and it was at this time he said if ne could not break White's influence on the girl he would kill Mm. Ml think we gave him t&t or eight lessons* W told Mm that in time lie would be able to put people to sleep or to in-' fluence them a* tie chose by mental suggestion, without their knowledge, and without any physical manipulation. "Tor* a time xhaw seemed to be greatly excited, and then he began to fail to Js^ep his appointments and we dropped-bim.'" -Bsuce to Fsanny New. An affectionate scene, in wMch Mrs. William 31t*W, her daughter, Mrs. Continued on 2d Page, 4th Column. PRICE ONE CENT IN burg after -thir arrival from Viborg. DANGERS OFRUSSIA CONCEALED'BY LIES SHERffF FOILS MO ISLAND HANGINGKe Ohio Officer Spirits Away Con- "5 -Sentence journal Spedtel flcxrioe. Baltimore, July 26.William Lee, the negro who ravished two white women in Princess Anne, and who has been con fined in the city jjail since his capture in Cape Charles City because of a fear he wouldHbe lynched if taken back to^ the scene of his crime, was quietly spirited VWay on board a state fishery boat and placed in charge of the sheriff of Somerset eetinty lasimight. On the boat was a gallows. The sheriff quietly anchored within a short dis^Rnce lot Princess Anne, and at an early hour this morning took the negro ashore at Smith's island, put the gal Iowa up -and banged him. *Tjbe~-feeple who are still infuriated, would nve Eked to tear the negro to pieces. Since the law directed# that he must be executed in the county in which the crime was committed, there was only one way to earry out the sentence of theeourt. The governor signed the death war rant yesterday and fixed the time of execution for today. DREYFUS SLAPPED, SAYS PARIS BUMO Fellow Officer Said to Have In sulted the MajorRumor la Denied. Paris, July 26.A report that Major Dreyfus was slapped last evening at the Military club by a fellow officer was given wide circulation here. It was said that the -officer, by preconcerted arrangement with some of his fellow officers, approached Dreyfus and slapped him squarely in the face. The officer's name was not given. Now comes a denial of the story. It is said to be "official," but its source is not given. Tt sa^s: A denial of the most formal kind is authorized concerning the incident which, it is rumored, occurred last night at the Military club during a dinner at which Major Dreyfus was present. The facts are as follows: "According to custom, the officers of the First cavalry division gave a din ner to two newly appointed lieutenants, and the minister of war authorized the officers, upon their unanimous request, to invite Major Dreyfus. The dinner occurred and was marked thruout by animated sentiments of the most perfect good-fellowship. The officers separated towards 9:30 without the occurrence of anything which could give rise to the rumor put in circulation." The officers who participated in the dinner intimate that they intend to hold an inauiry into the matter in or der to disclose the motive leading to the circulation of the false rumor re lating to the alleged insult. An individual today smashed a win dow of the Journal in which was ex hibited a photograph of Dreyfus on Devil's island. T0BACC0B0X AND CARDS IN CHURCH CORNERSTONE journal Speoial 8ervta*. 1 Golumbus, Ohio, July 26.When- the condemned M. B. church at Groveport was torn down, the members were shacked to find in the corner stone, not the Bible and history, of the church that were supposed to nave, been placed there when the church was built in 1859, but a tobacco box and a pack of cards. It is supposed a practical jok er switched the article! when the stone wa^Jnid open^ feflJeMaftsjiffi ir ir TITT IT**r* Grave Menace of Bloody Up heaval Hidden to Bolster Nation's Finances. PROLETARIAT GROUPS ALL FOB BIG STRIKE Whole of Russia Under Martial Law-Warnings Issued to the People. Sisappeared.of A PRINCE PAUL DOLGOROUKOFF. Who was made head of the perpetual executive committee of the douma, chosen at Viborar before the members were dis persed by the soldiery, was vice presi dent of the douma and is a close friend of President MouromtsefC. For a long time he has been connected with the lib eral movement in Russia, and was high in the, councils of the Moscow zemstvo. The ,^r4rj! -pomes of a noble family and Is.a gry^Sat^ of the University of Mos c6wr HftTfe 48 years of age. Yesterday, with M. Nebukoff, he headed the mem- *iS St. Petersburg. July 26.The govern ment is using every means at its dis posal to create the impression, both at home and abroad, that the crisis has been successfully passed and that the robability a general upheaval has The semi-official press is filled with comforting assurances that the govern ment now has a firm hold of the situ ation, and that the confusion and de moralization in the council of the op position political organizations, pro duced by the coup 'etat, render united action impossible. Moreover, the of ficial reports seek to create the im pression thatg theremassebeen has little re- spons amon the to the .pla for a general strike as a preliminary to a universal uprising. The application of the old methods, the government confidently asserts, has already landed the most dangerous of the leaders behind the bars, and much stress is laid on the importance of the capture of a number of revolutionary ringleaders at Moscow, which, it turns out, was the result of information ob tained at the time of the capture of the offices of the Misla here. Bebel Plot Uncovered. Among the papers then seized, the government claims, were the complete plans of a revolutionary military or ganization which enabled the author ities to close the revolutionary chan nels into the army. The government's sudden access of v^g optimism, however, is in reality trace able to the consternation over the dis-. astrous fall in Bussian securities at I home and abroad. The one thing which, the government cannot do without is money, and, whatever the response te^ th outlawed parliament's appeal to the ople to refuse any longer to pay? xes, the whole future depends on the* ability of the government to continue its foreign loan operations. The second installment of the big loan negotiated here prior to the as sembling of parliament is due Aug. 1. and the outlook in Bussj&Jjas frightened the holders into refusing to pay in any farther cash. The situation has evident-v ly caused quite as much alarm among the financiers who =nnderwrote the loan abroad as it hae at the treasury here. J-" Finance Minister Kokovsoff has been bombarded by telegrams from French,'- English and German bankers, urging^ on him the necessity of supporting therms market. This accounts for the activity' of the government bankers in bidding^ up prices on the bourse here and at3v Moscow yesterday, as well as for the rosy view of the future sent abroad by the official telegraph agency last night under M. Kokovsoff's inspiration. v* Bevotasfonjass flan Coup d'Stat. ^_:. As a matter of fact the government can. hardly be blind to the evidence un der its nose that it is living over a vol eano, and that the danger of an entp-v^ tion is far from ended. For the last forty-eight hours the cen tral committees of social democrats, so cial revolutionists, Peasant's league. Railroad Men's union, Telegraphers' union, and the military committee have been conferring both separately and jointly with the parliamentary groups, not only on the question of calling general strike, but actually on the cjuefrg* tion of attempting a counter eousjr d'etat by setting up a provisional gov ernment. No final decision has yet been taken^ but practically all the proletariat or* ganizations, including that of the rail* road men excepting the telegraphers* have already pronounced in favor of this step. The members of the group of tofl and social democrats of the outlawed parlia* ment believe that another course is open and are irrevocably committed on the surface with the constitutional dem ocrats to discountenancing any active revolutionary step, but secretly they have agreed to support or join in it if can be successfully inaugurated. A *~46 Meeting in Finland. Over 100 of them met last night ia Finland under the presidency of Profes sor Milukoff. Conferences will be held by representatives of other groups this afternoon and the possible extent of the support which a revolutionary movement will receive from the army v therefore vital At Helsingfors, Fin* land. Tuesday, 1.500 soldiers and sailors of the garrison took an oath to fight on the side of the people. It is quite apparent to disinterested observers of the situation that the gov* eminent in entering on its present poli cy made a perhaps fatal blunder fan lacking the hardihood to arrest the outlawed parliament. In its desire to "save its face" it feared to go further than prohibiting the publication of the, address to the country, and preventing the members from giving public counts of their stewardship to their3"se constituents. But this decision only left the members of parliament person ally free to conduct a conspiracy against the life of the government. When the plot is complete and the signal has gone forth arrests will be useless and the government will again find that it acted too late in closing the* political clubs, which has been followed, by the closing of all the workmen's unions and suspected tea houses. People Are Warned. N The prefect of police has issued an-* other proclamation warning the popo* lation that persons guilty of armed re sistance to the authorities and of a& tempts to commit political crimes witt be given over to the tender mercies military courtsmartial, while lesser of% fenses like participation in the fown** tion of leagues, incitement to strikes, etc., will be punishable administrative* ly without ^rtal with a fine of #l,50t and imprisonment of from three to silt months. 'T ^Newspapers Give Hostages. The reports from the provinces India cate that the authorities do not fear ts employ harsher measures than used i the capital. The editors of confiscated .Continued on 2d Page, *tk CoteM^ 1 I.