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EDITION Democratic District Attorney Declares He Will Bolt If Hearst Is Named. Says HeWill Stump the State for the Republican Nominee. $- 4 WOEK OF THE CONVENTIONS RepublicansCharles E. Hughes, famous insurance investigator, nominated for governor by accla mation Lieutenant Governor M. Linn Bruce renominated by accla i mation. Harmony prevails. DemocratsFactional strife con tinues. Hearst thought to be cer tain of nomination, tho bitterness I of anti-Hearst element probably I will postpone nominating until to morrow. Jerome he. will support republicandeclares candidate 1 Saratoga, N. Y., Sept. 2o.Charles E. Hughes, Tlamous thruout the nation as the result of his able handling of the investigation of life insurance compa nies before the Armstrong legislative committee, today was nominated by ac clamation for the governorship by tne republicans of New York. Said to have been favored by Presi dent Roosevelt for the nomination, and strong thruout the state, Mr. Hughes was looked to as the strongest possible opponent for William R. Hearst, the iobable nominee of the democrats. In is nomination by acclamation the re publicans showed that they are in har mony and will wage a desperate battle for the election of Mr. Hughes and the ticket he heads. Cheer Jerome's Threat. Tremendous enthusiasm followed the nomination. No sooner had this dm ended than it was announced that Dis trict Attorney Jerome of New York had declared that if the republicans nomi nated a decent man at Saratoga he would stump the state for him. Then broke another storm of applause that fairly shook the building. Lieutenant Governor M. Linn Bruce was renominated by acclamation. A telegram from Mr. Hughes was read accepting the nomination "with out pledge other than to do my duty according to my conscience." The Platform. Temporary Chairman Driscoll called the republican state convention to order today a little after the appointed time. Statts Senator W. "W. Armstrong of Rochester was unanimously elected per manent chairman, and on assuming the gavel spoke at considerable length on the respective records of the democratic and republican parties in the adminis tration of state and national affairs. The committee on resolutions then made its report, which was adopted without dissent. The platform opens with an expres sion of confidence in President Roose velt and an indorsement, of his admin istrative work in protecting both labor and capital, in securing fairer railroad rates, in reforming trust abuses, in has tening the building of the Panama canal, in securing pure food laws, in bringing about peace between Japan and Russia, and in seeking to bring about peace in Cuba. Praises Higgins. The administration of Governor Hig gins is likewise approved as the great est in the history of New York state in needed reforms accomplished or be gun. The wisdom of the protective tariff is affirmed, and revision, it is urged, belongs to the friends of protection and not to its enemies. Legislation looking to the restoration of the American mer chant marine is recommended. The stand taken by President Roosevelt on the eight-hour law, the reduction of representation in the electoral college and in congress to offset suppression of the elective franchise, and the 'prompt punishment of mob instigators are other recommendations. Sympathy for the outraged Jews of Russia is expressed. Boss OdellOut. Former Lieutenant Governor Timothy L. Woodruff of Kings county was elect ed chairman of the state committee, succeeding former Governor B. B. Odell, Jr. The convention adjourned. JEROME WILL BOLT PARTY Hating Hearst, District Attorney Swears to Work for His Defeat. Buffalo, N. Y., Sept. 26.After a strenuous day anl night of preliminary politics the New York state democratic convention came to its- crucial session totlay, with all indications pointing to the nomination of W.. li. Hearst for governor. The necessary preliminary work was taken up as soon as the brief conven tion session of yesterday was ended, and it was prosecuted with energy dur ing the night. The committee on reso lutions worked until 1 a.m. before a product to its liking was effected. It was early decided that the platform should contain a plank on W. J. Bryan, also that it should declare in favor of municipal ownership of public utilities, the latter being qualified by a local option clause. Jerome Will Bolt. The democratic convention was called to order*at 11:06 a.m. .by Chairman Nixon, who announced that owing to the inability of the committees appoint ed yesterday to complete their work the session would stand adjourned until 2:30 p.m. "If they nominate a decent republi can at Saratoga I will go on the stump and plead for the defeat of Hearst,'/ declared District Attorney Jerome of New York at an adjourned session of the Albany conference of anti-Hearst democrats today. 1 will appeal for bis defeat not on the ground that it is a political issue, but because the issue raised is that of political freedom. We do not think that it is a democratic convention. It is not representative. I ,for_ brie believe that we,are entirely absolved from any obligation^o^support a.twkei.'.pujt. .together in a backroom by,--Charles Murphy, 'Pat?. Mc^arren and^Tim'' Sullivan: A I believe it the duty of this con ference to give unmistakable utterance to their belief that this convention was Continued on 2d Page, 2d Column." HUGHES NAMED JEROME BOLTS Famous Lawyer New York Republicans' Nominee for the GovernorshipHearst to Lead Dems. $ CHARLES E. HUGHES. The choice of the New York republicans, famous as a result of his conduct of Insurance Investigation. Special to The Journal. RIVALS FOR GOVERNORSHIP STENSLAND, GUILTY, ON WAY TO PRISON Speolal to The Journal. Chicago, Sept. 26.Paul O. Stens land, former president of the Milwau kee Avenue State bank, arrested in Morocco, was .retwrried to Chicago to jiaj'. He. TMts teknto'irhe criminal court building, where arrangements are being made for a speedy termination of the case. Stensland's arrival promised* to draw the curtain, which will reveal a ring of prominent business men and law yers, who have been the real pirates in the looting of the Milwaukee Av enue State bank. "It is possible that greater 'crooks' than Stensland may be brought into the open by his testimony," said State's Attorney Healy. Detectives from the state's attor ney's office aTe said to be watching the prominent citizens implicated by Stensland's confessions. The authori ties plan to prevent them from leaving the city. Hidden from Sight. Stensland left- the train under heavy guard of police .and detectives. A large crowd was awaiting the arrival of the train, but their^hopes of catching sight W&V&W&V/XWW^ Uncle Sam- ^#X*^*^!i!i9M*^^ WILLIAM. R. HEARST. Already gubernatorial candidate of the Independent league, who won In fight for democratic backing. Banker, Four Hours in Chicago, Is Sen- tenced to JolietPleaded Guilty. 0 Chicago, Sept. 26.Less than four lice, hours after his arrival in Chicago, Paul O. Stensland, former president of the looted Milwaukee Avenue State bank, at 1 p.m. today was started on his way to Joliet prison, there to serve an in determinate sentence. Stensland plead ed guilty to two indictments charging embezzlement and sentence was passed at once by Judge Kersten. The banker, arrested in Morocco three weeks ago, reached Chicago from New York this morning. Stensland were baffled by the po- The party left the Lake Shore sta tion at the rear of the traihshed, where three carriages were in waiting, laud were driven rapidly to the criminal court building When the criminal court building was reached the entrance to the building and the sidewalk were crowded with men, women and children. The car riages were closed and those inside re mained in their seats until a squad of policemen and deputy sheriffs cleared a path to the building. BAN FOOTBALL FELtlT MBS Oi Is Decrease in State University Enrollment Chargeable to Game's Suspension? Special to The Journal. Madison, Wis., Sept. 26.Has the suspension of football caused a decrease in the attendance at Wisconsin univer sity? This is a question that is being con sidered by the faculty and regents of the institution. No official figures have been given out, but it is said that the enrollment for the last two days has been close to four -hundred less than at the same time last year. The university was prepared to meet an increase of about four hundred, the usual annual gain. FATHER KNICKERBOCKER'S^POLITICAL OLD MAN OF THE SEAi lfen, -Hope the critter will be satisfied with bestowing his attentions on old New*. York. 20 PAGESFIVE OXOCK. WEDNESDAY EVENING!SEPTEMBER 26, 1906. CENT HT MINNEAPOLIS. 7 0 mm TOWN S JOINfflUPRISING Police Are Expelled or Killed and Big festates Are Plundered. Plea of Outlawed Parliament Starts Revolt of the Villages. St. Petersburg, Sept, 26.Grave agra rian disorders hav^A.broken out in the province of.''Viatka '.the center, of dis turbances beinj"** the important ^district .of Malmuishi with a.population 'lOO'.OQKK AccordingJto the reports,overfo the inhabitants of seventy villages have .ioinedj in the uprising have disarmed and expelled the :pplice and are pill aging and. desfttpyinfe^'the residences of the land 'ownels anardevastating" the country. :,_''- 'i $ It "is rumored a^$itka .that the administrative politf#.'chiefs in the Malmuish district aikt eight of. their subordinates" have been^kil^ed.' The ex cesses began Sept. 2p i \?ith'.ario over the enrollment of 4|ihy reserve men for their autumn seejgce.' At the village of ^*utan i a mob of peasants attacked the enrollment sta tion, killed a sergeant and six rural po licemen, mortally wounded the assist ant police chief of the district and de stroyed the lists of reserve men. Manifesto to Blame.* The Viborg manifesto is thought to be more directly JSteponsible for the disorders than anything else. It had a wide circulation in Viatka province and its exhortation to the peasants to refuse to do military service vwas spread' by the members of the outlawed parlia ment from Viatka. Second Bomhrfot Captain. Helsingf ors, Finland, Sept. 26.THA seeond bomb was J^BrownSn the night against the residence ofT Captain Al brecht, commander (ef the police reserve the police,- fjgdkwy- ing the unsuccessful*. attempt --made early yesterday morning t.o bloew up barracks Th cap tain's "house was wrecked, but* there" was no.loss of. life,, -It. is^thotfght that the perpetrators, o the outrages "were actuated-by a spirit-of. revenge for "the recent arrests of Einniah. refugees in Stockholm, in which^the Finnish police co-operated. Czar Going.to Biarritz. Paris, Sept. 26.A dispatch to the Echo de-Paris fromiBiarritz says that quarters are being secured there for Emperor Nicholas arid the Russian im perial family, who will soon join the Grand Duke Alexander Miehaelovitch and his family, who recently arrived at Biarritz., The repi$^ig not. eredited here. PLOTaSaSiSow siCOADOR'S PRESIDENT Guayaquil, Ecuador, Sept. 26.The government has discovered a conspir acy to overthrow President Alfaro and proclaim Miguel Seiminaro presi dent. It is? rumored the rebels yester day captured the city" of Guaranda, capital of the province of Bolivar, but the report is officially-denied. JJOUNBS AFTER &0SBERS. Brady,-,Neb. Sept. 26.The^Bank of Brady was wrecteed. by robbers and a big force of .men and1 dogs is iyesterdayt pufcsul of tuei ,1 $80,000 FOB SUFFERERS. Hongkong, Sept. 26.The CninMe supervision fund for the benefit of sufferers-by the"recent typhoon has reached the' sum of $80,000. LIVES IK I0IK IT CAGE OTA BENGA, THE ACRICAN PYGMY. He Is about as near an approach to the missing link as, any human species yet found. Despite protests from Afro American societies, he has been living in the monkey house of the great zoological gardens at Bronx park, New .York, and really enjoyed associating with the simi ans from his home jungles. Yesterday, enraged by an attendant who turned the hose on him,. he gave way to his animal instincts and attacked his tormentor fiercely with a knife. $5,857,917 CU IN CIT LO TAX State Board of Equalization Be- ?ffialand duces Minneapolis Real Es tate Valuation. Minneapolis had-its assessed valua tion decreased $5,857,917.50 by the state board of equalization today thru the efforts of Lester B. Elwoo'd, ,the Minneapolis member of the board. The decreases was made jn two' class ^valuations, on. town an^l-^ty lots, and on structures and improvements /on town and city lots. Town' and city iota in Hennepin county Were returned to the state board this year at $61,879,- 455. They were returned to the board in 1904 at $51,300,000, but the board, that- year ordered a 5 per cent increase. T&is year structures and improvements on town and city lots in Hennepin are returned to the board at $55,278,695. They^were returned, to the board in 1904 at $40,483,000 and a 5 per cent in crease was then ordered. The assess^ ment of the two classes changed, as it .will be left now, will be $111,300,- 232.50, instead of $117,158,150, as re turned this year to the state board, and will stand nearly as fixed by the state board two years ago. Mr. Elwood, in asking for the re duction,. said that he believed .such a reduction was but fair in. .adjusting .assessed-values in Minneapolis to those of St. Paul .and the rest of the state.. .Property, in the business districts of Minneapolis,' he said, is assessed at $2,200 a front foot. Property in St. Paul of equal value bears an assess- '.ment. of but $900 a, frpnt foot. The value of Minneapolis real estate and its improvements, asserted Mr. Elwood, is over-assessed in some cases the val uation is placed for taxation in excess of what it would bring at a sale". Mr. Elwood's resolution for a reduction of 5 per cent was carried without 5 a dis senting vote. Mr. Elwood gave notice that when the board comes.to the assessment of goods and merchandise he will ask for a reduction of 10 per cent" in the as value. This class 'is returned to the board at $4,738,470. In -1905 the assessment was but. $3,179,575. Tobacco Crop of Oagayas Valley Also Destroyed by Receiflt Storm. Manila, Sept. '26.The Cagayas vai-: ley, in tne northerh^part of the island of-Luzon, was-devastated by a typhoon Sept. 18. Barrios, Gallaran, .Arilung and Baggao were totally destroyed" and four other towns were badly damaged. Cagayas is the principal tobaceo^ sec tion "of .the island and the crops were practically destroyed. The loss o'f life is known to have been slight.. A typhoon in Laguna.province, island of Luzon, Sept. 22, destroyed a'number, of roads, damaged the crops and caused about $150,000 damage. KILLED IN A WRECK AND BODY CREMATED Special to The Journal. Glen Ullin, N. D.,- Sept. 2fc-Edward Ware of this place was instantly.killed and his body cremated in a railroad ac cident at Gladstone.last inght. He had charge of :the pumphpuse. in^ Dickinson .and his wife has''a. restaurant in'Glen Illlin. He was,on hds way to his"work" and the train stopped at"fGlS,d^pne.and another train ran into the- caboose, BUILDING COI.LAPSEB. Memphis. Sept.. 26.With such, fe crash that it attracted the attention o hundreds of citizens the building at No. 05- South St*ta. street, oc cupied by Louis Gihnoehio. who conducts a Boioon. collapsed yesterday. Seven persons were sliBhtly Injured. OSCEOLA POSTOEMCE-HOBBED.. Osceola, yfas.,' Sept. ffl*-^Afer'/fcafe" ta&tDp postofflce was burglarized about 3 o'clock this motting, about f20' and some stamps being taken. Admittance was sained by the use of tools taken from a blacksmith shop. ^'-v*! U. S. GIRDS FOR WAR IN CUBA INTERVENTION NEAR'',4', Taft Gives Up\in Despair and More Battleships and Marines Are H| Rushed to Island. I Palma Rejects Peace Proposals to Cheat Liberals of Officers and Menaces Liberty. Journal Special Service. "Washington, Sept. 26.Armed inter vention in Cuba by the United States is at hand, and is likely to occur at* any moment. Secretary Taft has ad vised President Eoosevelt that his mis sion to Cuba is a failure and that an agreement cannot be reached between tne insurgents and the Cuban govern ment. The resignations of practically every official of the Cuban government, na municipal, are in the hands of President Palma, and his own resig nation is being prepared for presenta tion to the Cuban congress not later than Friday. Secretary Taft denounces the conduct of the government. Would Cheat Cuba. It is said that the Palma party has decided to force intervention to cheat its political adversaries of their just deserts. Secretary Taft declares that 'the recfent elections were rotten. This means that many of the liberals are not jentitled, to*-the offices they hold. Afraid to go' before the-people" and -ac- cept the decision of their* ballots the liberal party-has decided to deprive Cuba of its liberty. President Eoosevelt, upon the receipt of the advices from Secretary Taft, di rected that 1,500 more marines be sent to Cuba- at once, and he ordered the battleship Texas, the. armored cruiser Brooklyn, the cruiser Columbia and the cruiser Prairie to Cuba, Acting Secretary of' the Navy New berry directed Admiral Evans to as semble all the marines' of his fleet at Provincetown, Mass., for transportation to Boston, where taey will be put on board the Prairie and be sent to Cuba at once. Big Battleships to Go. The Brooklyn is at4he League Island navy yard and the Texas is at Nor folk. There are about 600 marines in the Atlantic fleet and "there are about 900 scattered thrndut the- country. These will be assembled at Norfolk to be shipped on the .Texas, and others will, be transported, -by the Brooklyn, which is at the League Island navy yard, Philadelphia. One of the Morgan line steamers has been chartered and will assist in tak ing the marines to Cuba. This vessel will sail from New Orleans: at which Eoint TYPHOO N RUINED 4 PHILIPPINE TOWNS"sailors some of the men will be' em arked. The vessel will. stop at Pen secola and other Florida ports, where it will pick up more marines for Cuba. Five more battleships were ordered to Cuban waters .at oncev These are the-battleships Kentucky, Kearsarge, "Illinois, Alabama and Indiana. These large vessels will be sent because each of them have crews' consisting of 772 men, which will give the navy large landing, parties and will enable this .government to place on Cuban soil a sufficient" number of bluejackets and to cope with any situation. 15,000 Troops in Readiness. There are nod 2,000bluejacketsn ban waters,1 ROOSEVELT IS BEADY. S 4 Oyster Bay, Sept. 26.While no order yet has been given for the mobiliza- tion of troops in anticipation of possible intervention in Cuba, it is learned here that preparations for such an eventuality have progressed so far that no time would be lost in embarking troops should such a move become necessary. The scarcity of government troopships in Atlantic waters would be the most serious matter with which the United States government would have to deal|p? in handling an army of invasion. J:i PALMA MAY EECONSIDEE. Havana, Sept. 26.President Palma remained in his private apartments alll.t- the morning. He permits of no opportunity to interview him or communicate with him by messages. His associates say he is deeply grieved at the outcome? of the revolution and there are rumors that he is reconsidering his intention'! to resign. Nothing, however, has as yet developed in substantiation of thei report. TAFT SENDS APPEAL. A communication from Secretary Taft and Assistant Secretary -of State Bacon was taken to the palace shortly after noon. I was understood to contain an urgent appeal to the patriotism of President Palma to reconsider his resigna- tion and co-operate with the American peace commissioners. Senor Zayas, president of the liberal party, visited the American commas-"* sioners during the morning and presented his written observations on the situa-/ tion. He stated that he would not call a meeting of the liberals or take action'*' on the new situation before tomorrow. marines i Cu- an 4,00 0 and .when the marines and the ships now under o/ders to sail, reach Cuba, there will be about 7,000 bluejackets that can be sent ashore and 3,500 marines. Preparation for sending a large con tingent of the army to.Cuba have been completed, but the army is somewhat handicapped because of the lack of transports. There is but one army, transport, the Sumner, on .the Atlan tic coast. This is at New York, and it will take about three days to put it in readiness for service. But the gov ernment has chartered a number of M^.i 1 ?*!*$: ."4 vessels along the Atlantic coast to be used in sending the army to Cuba. General Bell the chief of staff, stat-i ed that no orders, had been issued fdr' the movement of the army, but he de clared that it is ready to move. About 15,000 troops can be placed on .Cuban soil within three or four days. Without Government. Havana, Sept. 26.Cuba is practi cally without a government and the landing of American forces to restore order in the island is believed to be the necessary outcome. The moderate, or governing party, last night decided to abdicate every thing in the nature of national, provin cial and municipal government and thus force the hands of the American peace commissioners and compel the United States to intervene for the second time in Cuba. -j, i Denounced as Treason. MONSTER BATTLESHIP ORDERED TO CUBA THE BATTLESHIP KEARSARGE Which, with lx of It* .powerful sister ships, ha* been ordered to prepare for Immediate saTUng to 'Cutfan waters. The Kearsarge, Texas,* Indiana, K^n- tucky, Hllnoiammi Alabama, all under rush orders,, form a most powerful fleet.: The liberal or opposition party de--^ pounces the action or the Palma admin istration as treason, but "the conserva tive interests thruout the island wel com& thje idea of American interven tion as- being' the only means of secur ing an orderly administration of the ..s island's affairs for any length of time. It is pointed out that even if the American commissioners succeeded in establishing the liberals in power it would not insure peace in Cuba and that the condition of unrest would con tinue indefinitely. The government of ficials all admit that they prefer Amer- fl ican intervention to seeing the liberal 1 party in power. fi Resignations Prepared.' President Palma. at a special ses sion of congress called for Friday, wiir* formally present the resignations ^f himself and Vice President Mendez Ca pqte, but it is not certain that a quorum 1 will be present, as the -moderates yes terday decided that they would. not have. any further relations with the ~'~i fair overament of Cuba, also alleging -un- -1 treatment at the hands of the American -commissioners. i The latter have plainly signified-their disgust at the conduct of the -govern- A ment leaders and have practically abandoned their efforts to restore order 1 in the island except by the use of 1 force. Secretary Taft has pointed out that i the Cuban officials-instead of co:oper ating with the American commissioners. 1 have engaged in every kind of obstruct tion with tne object'of continuing their? 3 control of the government, and have^^ rejected terms of peace proposed by thef'j Americans, which were honorable to*. 7i President Palma and his advisers. :A Rebels Jubilant. -f. ?i Havana, Sept. 26.Despite the con-% ?& stant rain of this week the rebels en-e camped in front of Havana are todayy:^~m in extra fine spirits. They all appeari-g" exultant over the withdrawal of th ^fl Palma government, and the rpossibilityte il of American intervention, did not Beemtt""1" to act as a drawback to their satisfac-* tion. I No one was found who would -say! that. the rebels intended to resist an American supervision over Cuba. Thes-^ most important leaders, however, ref.^ .gard American- intervention as too, deli*J cate a subject to be discussed at pres-i5 ent and they prefer taking their. cuef from the liberal revolutionary leaders in Havana. A correspondent of the Associated Press- found General Pino Guerra. .to--.