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RATE FAVORITISM S TWIN CITIES Railroads Charged With Discrim ination Benefiting Oil Trust in New War. ffWO PETITIONS PILED WITH: THE COMMISSION Seven Lines Named in Complaint, Alleging Excessive Charge of 13 Cents. fournal SpacUl Serried. Washington, Oct. 31.Another sweep Jng attack has been launched against the Standard Oil company before the InterBtate^ommerce commission. Three complaints have been filed by the inde pendent oil producers, charging that the railroads are discriminating in favor of the Eockefeller corporation in the matter .of freight rates. All the -west ern roads centering in Chicago and a number of the eastern trunk lines are named as defendants. The three petitions are signed by the National Petroleum association of Cleveland. In the first complaint the rates on oil to western and Pacific points are attacked. It sets forth that the rates to Pacific coast terminals out of Whiting, Ind.. as compared to the rates from Cleveland, are much lower. From Toledo and Findlay, Ohio, the rate is 90% cents a hundred from Cleveland, 93 cents from Marietta, 95% cents, and Pittsburg, Oil City, Titusville, Bradford, Warren and Free dom, 98 cents. In addition, the inde pendent producers say they have to pay $1.05 to get their cars back from the Pacific coast. Demand Seasonable Bate. In comparison to these alleged exces sive rates the complainants set forth that the Standard pays 78% cents from itsgreatWhiting plant. Before the In diana refining eenter was established, it is charged that the rates fro-i all fhe oints in the- eastern oil region were, same, and that the rates now in force are uniost,'unreasonable and un duly, discriminatory. The commission is asked to fix a reasonable rate and also to establish a lower charge than $105 for hauling back these empty tank ears. In the two other petitions complaint is made against the Milwaukee, North western, Burlington, Chicago Greaft Western,* 'Rock' Island 'Illinois Central and Wabash, for excessive rates ffom TtTSflPeoxla ami C3aieg to *psnwlKi Siett* falls, St.Taul, Minneapolis and Dulttth. In the case of. Omaha, Sioux City and Sioux Falls rate, it is charged that in stead of 27 and 28 cents the rate should be 15 cents a hundred. In the case of the northwestern points the commis sion is asked to reduce the rate from 0 to 12% cents per hundred. Brands Rebating Robbery."" Chicago, Oct. 31.Rudolph N. Pat terson, president of the auditing com pany which has inspired a number of suits against the Chicago '& Alton road, alleging discrimination in freight rates, took the stand today in the hear ing of the first case against the road, brought in the name of Zambrock & Sons, Springfield, 111. Patterson de clared on the stand today that he had a verbal agreement with the plaintiffs by which his company was to receive 50 per cent of the amount recovered from" the railway. "We.were to get 50 per cent of the amount of the robbery," said the wit ness. "What is that?" demanded Attor ney Shaw of the Alton. ''Did you say 50 per cent of the ^robbery'?" Showed Discrimination'. "Yes," said Patterson. I told Mr. Zambrock that the railroad had been robbing him for years and said he could recover damages as well as the sum paid by him in excess of the prop er amounts The witness produced duplicate freight" waybills showing that 36 cents "bad "beeii "paifl. -fox a sbvpirveivt. of lOO pounds oi freight from East St. Louis to Springfield, while but 25 cents had been charged for- a shipment of the same amount and of' the'. same class of ftoods **m from. East .St.. Louis, to Peoria. is claimed by the railroad company that the freight bills are destroyed every year and that they have not in their possession the original bills of the copies shown by Patterson. The' hearing of the' case went over for a day with Patterson still on the stand. PROFESSOR OF LUMBERING Arrangements Practically Concluded for New Department at Yale. ew Haven, Conn., Oct. 31.It was announced today that a full professor of lumbering will be appointed at Yale as soon as. an endowment of $150,000 is raised by the National Ltfthber Manu facturing association for a' chair of practical lumbering at the forest school of the university. Arrangements have been made by which the work of the department has been started, the committee in charge consisting of W. McLeod of St. Louis, C. I. Millard of Chicago and F. E. Wey erhauser of 8t.~PauI. A3 PEACE MEETING ON EASTER Date for Next Conference at The Hague Is Set. London, Oct. 31.The Daily Tele- Sraph correspondent at The Hague says learns that the second peace confer ence will be convoked next Easter, LUMBERMAN ACCIDENTALLY SHOT. Special to The Journal. Menominee, Mich., Oct. 31.Sieyert-Anderson, well-knotfn lumberman, was shot thru the left shoulder last night while driving from his camp "to town. He was holding his shotgun between bis knees and in going down a bill the weapon slipped down and was discharged. It Is feared his arm cannot- be saved. DKEADNAUGHT IS FLAGSHIP. London, Oct. 81.The announcement that the flrst-class battleship Dreadnanght will be the *i'flagship of the new fleet is welcomed in naval circles and by the general public as proof that fyjf-tlie new fleet will Tx no means be a mere re sorve. The ships will be kept up to their full war strength and be in readiness to go to sea within a few hours. Spci*l to The Journal. "MR. RAFFLES" INREAL LIFE STIRS STILLWATERSOCIETY WELL KNOWN YOUNG MAN CHARGED WITH STEALING DIAMONDS WITH WHICH TO BEDECK HIS WIFE. Stillwater, Minn., Oct. 31.Fondness for diamond rings and jewelry, which he presented to his young wife, led to the arrest of Russell Dailey, a promi nent young man and member of the stove manufacturing firm of ft. W. Daily & Son. About a year ago many diamond rings mysteriously disappeared from houses here. Different persons were suspected, but nothing definite appeared until Chief of Police Barnes learned that Mrs. Russell Dailey had an un usual number of diamonds. Suspicion then fell upon her husband. A trap was set for him at the home of Dr. E. P. Ryan, where the chief of police left a diamond ri ig on the man tle. Dailey went there, to set up a stove, and when he left, took the ring INDICTMENTS FOR REBATEBS ED Federal Grand Jury's Probing Ends and Writs Will Be Returned Nov. 8. The federal grand jury has voted in dictments as a result of the rebate in vestigation which has been in progress in Minneapolis for two weeks. In & jshort talk before the special federal grand jury yesterday after noon in -open court, -Judge William Lochren stated that the attorneys would* reqiiire time to draw indict ments and he requested the members of the body that.when they adjourned last night that they .should adjourn un til 1 a.m., Nov. The foreman,-B. D. Cone, said it would be impossible for all of the jurors, to get back in the morning, soothe judge changedvth'?e ctime^bo 3:jp.%/ Nov.,- 8 ^S?lSS-Tiai^J^ Witnesses. railroad rebate witneB3 yeBterday ar ternoon E. Sawyer, treasurer or.the Great Northern road, returned, John Sandberg of the same line was in the i:ell, 'ury room' again, as well as W. K. Gas- F. H. Parker, D. G. Black, K. S. Clough^ahd -W.- Band, all connected with the -Great Northern road at the time rof the alleged offenses against the anti-rebate law which are said to to have been under examination. H. B. Duncanr Special agent of the department ot justies 'who? has been active in the jury examination, althoi-arrested^ he has not appeared before that body: left for home last night, S. H. Smith of the interstate commerce- today and held in .commission-: force will go back to Washington .to- day. Meanwhile Paul. Bwert, who con ducted the jury "probing, with C. C. Houpt, the distriot attorney, will be busy drawing indictments, according to the court. Helped 'Em Get Home. The members.,of the grand jury will continue to draw'pay, as the jury must be kept intact. To enable the jurors who were short of cash, to get home, Marshal W. H. Grimshaw. .offered to loan money for. which they could set tle when aischarged*. This fund, comes out of the marshal's pocket, and the courtesy was highly, appreciated by the jurymen. ELEVEN ANARCHISTS HELD Emma Goldman and Ten Companions Arrested, tn. 'Stepw York. New York, Oct. 31.Emma Goldman, five other women and five men, all of whom are alleged to be anarchists, and who were arrested last night for alleged violation of the penal code, which pro-' hibits," unlawful assemblies for the purpose of overthrowing the govern ment, were arraigned inbail police court $1,'00 0 each for further examination. Policeman Schwartz, whq made sten ographic reports of some of the speeches at the meeting, said Julius Kdelaon, who spoke in Yiddish, said that the people present, had gathered to .praise Czolgosz, the assassin of President".Mc Kinley, as a martyr.:. KIT KLUX KLAN REVIVED "White Men's eLague" Is Organized i Tejanessee.4, Speoial to The Journal. Nashville, Tenn., Oct. ,81.--Bisen from, its grave of forty years, the Kn Klux Klan is beginning to show its head again. A meeting was held last night at Someryille, in Fayette coun ty, Tennessee, to organize what is called a White Manys League,'' for concerted action for protection against a rumored uprising of the negroes, who are reported to, have secured a large consignment of riles. At Brook Haven, Miss., a produc tion of "The Clansman" was fol lowed by a threat that a Ku Klux organization would be formed. The negroes took this seriously, and organ izej a band of. "Black White Caps," which already has begun its depreda tions.: CTOR LAVIN CLEARED t&feh him. Chief Barnes located him at his "heme a few moments later, and, being confronted by positive evidence, Dailey wilted and admitted his guilt. He restored the chief's ring and also rings belonging to Mrs. Philip Newman,' Mrs. Herman" Stack, Mrs. N. D. Lam mers and A. Or. Schullinger, and a dia mond pin of Mrs. John Thoreen. These rings are valued at about $500. The arrest has eaused a sensation here greater than any for years. Dai ley's relatives and friends find it hard to realise the truth of the affair. He was regarded as a model young man and was prominent in one of the local churches. N Ijammers has filed a formal complaint charging Dailey with grand larceny and the young man is now in i jail. CHICAGO SLAYER JS SODGHTI S.B, Chamberlain Fosse Searches for -Leopold, Alleged Murderer of Actress. Bpeolttl to Th Journal. r'"l jury continued its work among 4 -MAWOI .oSier As Chicago Poilce. Officer^ Accused Is 'C Thieves' Chief, l Freed," Chicago, Oct. 31.Police Inspector Pat rick J. Lavin was. today declared not guilty of charges brought against him by Chief of Police Collins. It was alleged by the chief that the-inspector had, con nived at a burglary/"and had afterward arrested the thieves,-in-order to make.a show of efficiency, to aid him In securing promotion* written on it. Collins at once^fW-tDakota. cluesfe Sotlv i latnrte- beetf^eceived. point to ihf ugitive tsemg in low*. I was reported that Leopold had been seen in Boone, la., and also at Marshalltown. The police at-both .those towns are making a. search for him. Detectives under Inspector Wheeler received information today which may result in the arrest of the mysterious woman,. believed, to have been Leo pold's companion. Search for'the woman followed the arrest, of William Beed, who. attempted to buy cocaine. The woman, the police. believe, wanted the cocaine to send to LeopoldV/When Beed said the woman had given him the-money to buy Jhe-Ji caine, v.'..: KOA& STILL LOW. Worcester, Mass., Oct. 81.Congressman Rockwood Hoar's condition stKnved no signs of improTement daring last jricht. His physician Stated today that Mr. HiJttr was still rexy iaerl ously ill and that during the past day or two he had lost considerable strength. UTE B1AY1S SAY THEt Wtf FIGHT Cross Into Wyoming and Head for a Meeting Place with the Cheyennes, Latter Caa Muster 600 Warriors for BattleTroops Left Sheri- Today. Sheridan, Wyo Oct. 81.The TJtes have crossed the Wyoming line and are apparently making for Ashland, ap- Sheyenness ointed a a* meeting place with the Thpjftiare going down Hang ing Women creek, and will-'reach its mouth on Tongue river, near Birney, probably to-nignt. The troops under Colonel Augur left Sheridan today, but will not -^e able to reaech Birney before tomorrow night. Unless the...tltes are headed off by troops coming overland from Fort Keogh they may join the Cheyennes by'Friday night. Port KeoghL troops are expected at Ashland tonight. Two additional com panies from Fort Mackenzie, will be started from Lcr tomorrow. An effort is being made'to inouiit them. Eanchmen living hear Ashland,, ar riving here tqllay, say the report that all the Cheyej|he Warriors are at work on the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul railway constiuctien ie a mistake. They say the tribe can muster 60ft .warriors. Witt Starve first. Luther Dunning has just arrived from the Indian camp, where he talked With Chief aKnnapab, who says his people are prepared to fight before they will be ''taken back' to Utah to starve." The Utes are determined not to give in to the soldiers- until they have to, believing that if they do it will mean their return to Utah, whereothey. they cannot, secure enough1 .'t Chicago, Oct. 31.Posses under "the leadership of Police Lieutenant Slor1 gan Collins are making a desperate search today in the vicinity of Cham berlain, S, D., for Leonard Leopold, named as the slayer of Mrs. Margaret Leslie in the confession of Howard E. Nicholas. The last clue came from William Doud, a conductor on a North-Western freight train last night. He told Lieu tenant Collins that a man answering Leopold's description.boarded a train bound or0.Chamberlain. Doud gave the man a, card with the words Help this m^n ^e^l rsfrri* stud^elt^lfeiSiraeBi, and jo^ohwre boys of |^wrenc,e university, itogetttbr yfith asjnaany co-eds, who have goioe' oi,a .eyinpftthetic strike, held an open-air /.meeting which listed nearly all the mprrining, on the bridge of the colege campus today and $.t noon nothing deft nite had been arrived at in the matter of meeting the demands of ifhe univer sity" to pay $27 for property damaged in .the recent class scraps. Part of the students under suspension are said to be* in favor of- paying the money and returning*to their classes, While others still- insist that the money should not be paid. Members- of the juninoir and senior classes have now taken a hand in the matter, and at a meeting held this forenoon adopted resolutions commend ing -the stand, taken" by President Plantz, and resenting the indignities to which he has been subjected. WATCH OUT POE YOUR GATE. J. D. YEOMASS say eat MRIiEIO-EDS Seriiosr and Juniors Commend Stand of PlantzAuthorities ISHM DI JAMES D. YEOMANS. Washington, Oct. 31.James D. Teo mans, formerly a member of the Inter state commerce commission, died today of a complication of diseases. He was 61 years of age. Mr. Yeomans, who was an Iovan, living formerly at Sioux City, took part in many important cases brought before the commission. He was succeeded on the commission by former United- States Senator Cockrell of Mis souri. BONI STRUCKWIFE BEFORE SERVANTS Story of Castellane's Married Life, aa Told in Court, Is I Pitiful. I Paris, Oct. 31.The Castellane di- Sjnrywas rce heard this afternoon before Ditte, president of the trib unal Of first instance of the Seine. Neither the count nor the countess was present. Maitre Kruppi for the count ess pleaded for a divorce upon the documentary evidence submitted. He' also asked that the countess be given the custody of the three children His presentation of the case of the plaintiff constitutes a complete and pitiful story, a wreck of her marjied fife due primarily .to the connt 's iaoLpr dinate extravagance.v Ey^n^in spite iifeEfti1 '$bmea$j CMCMIO. Oct. 81.Samples of the ballot to 'be used in the-city at the*election next week were glyen out today.- The balldt'is the largest ver seen here since the adoption of the Australian system of roting. It measures 20x26 inches, and bears the names of 334 candidates. X. .$ M$mm$. the conntesf was too good ajnd' scrupjulous to, .begin ain action for' divorce until s.he pos sessed: fnll proof.. S&% -was only :^Q wien: she \was imarried in 1895, and, Maitre Kruppi asserted, .the happiness of the ^Honeymoon was disturbed on their arrival in Paris by the count's demands for money. The countess' in gome was then, $760,000, and the count ajjowed her $80 pin money. Counsel declared that' the countess Was not acting under influence, but solely for the purpose of ending forever the peril of the moral-desolation of her household. The count had even struck Sie-plaintiff before tte^ervants. When he reached the. question of the infidelity charged' against the count. Maitre ICruppi merely designated the co-re: spondents as, Madame A, Madame B, and so on. desiroyejlL': Why! ENGLAND GOADS ALLY TO WAR ON AMERICA? China and Control of the Pacific with Its Vast Commercial Possibilities the Prize. Hatred of Japanese Had Start at Ports mouth and British Fan the Flame From Selfish Motives. By W. W. Jermane, Colorado Building, Washington, D. C. Washington, Oct. 81.Wihy have our relations with Japan suddenly become so very delicate, and why is the situa tion relative thereto conceded by the responsible officers of our government to be gravet Whyf^is~$ cabliwt ref^^sent fleurry ing across.^b continent to investigate the :ehaYge~taat'''a'''^^^iei^\~'haS': A thrilling story, so vast in its possibilities as to stiocls the country, but given plausible foundation by the facts of the imbroglio with the Japanese, is here told by The Journal's "Washington correspondent/Mr. Jermaue. .The dispateh goes deep into the subject of the present strained! relations between the United States and Japan and reveals a supj posed plot of* Great Britain to embroil Japan and the United Statesr in,a war that naval experts believe would be disastrous. Britain's- object, declares a senator to Mr. Jermane, is larger participation in/ the tremendous resources of China, now coveted by all the greatf^ powers, and ascendency on the Pacific, with vast commercial possi-^ bilities o that position. Britain's diplomacy in the settlement of tha affairs of Eussia and Japan is cited in support of this grave charge, and it is declared that the United States and President Roosevelt are hated in.Japan for the peace that they brought. .*jj The kaiser with his manifold resources and mighty power France and Russia are also involved in this sensational international struggle, but to all appearances Great Britain holds the "ace card't^ at present. i been f3t.Lait eaxth^aa^feB 'does: not-.f immediately afford adequate school fa cilities for the Japanese children resi dent there?-- 5 :M have we hastened to loan a revenue cutter- to .the Japanese embassy in order that ene of the secretaries of that embassy'may go to Bering sea to investigate^ the. charge that unarmed Japanese have been shot down Tjy order of an official: of the .United States governnfeftH Why haji the fficlal who is alleged to have given the order been hastily summoned to. Washington and put. thru a minute croBS-examinatiom as to what he did andtiwhy hedi itf Why was he not called immediately at the time when the ''killing .oSctirredf In short, why. is our government act ing as if it realized itself standing on the brink of an open rupture with Japan, and doing all it can, in reason, to avert it? Some Blame President's Fpes. The, answers to these questions are varied, but the most insistent one comes from the foreign, relations committee of the.senate. It may be. that this, committee is riot entirely friendly to the Boosevelt administration, and-that its views are colored by'that animos ity between White House and senate "which bas "been gjowing eve* si-n.ee -we have had a president who weani no collar but his own, but the members of that committee have some access to the diplomatic.' relations, .of. the United States .with^ the. powers of the world, and, having that access, they have a certain degree of information denied to other.8, A member, of that committee has been kind enough to state the Capitol Hill estimate of the reason for the sudden access of energy on the part of Japan in apparently seeking, cause for a quarrel with the United States. It is a rather long story, and harks back to bur old friend, John Bull, and that fast-ripening lemon, the Chinese em pire, which every nation of the earth would So dearly love to squeeze. But, at any rate, it is perhaps worth the telling. War as Certainty of Future. If the .senate committee is right, and half the naval officers-you talk with are right, and some of the travelers re turing from the far east are right, then war with Japan i our certain heritage and we might do worse than to go ahead and have it over with before that ambitious and grasping nation has time to recoup her financial shortage earned thru the war with Bussia. The senator referred to said: "The grand prize before the nations of the world at the present time is China. No one who has not studied the question can form an adequate idea of how grand the prize*is Tnink of the thousands of men wh^o have made for tunes out of the development of Japan, and' then reflect that. &pan is a baga telle -compared,, with -China. Look at that empire 'B vast area* See the 400,- 000,000 soher, docile, intelligent, indus trious, hottest^ but unwarfike, inhab itants. Be'alize what it will mean when .they have been taught our western civilization, and will number among #3 & trusts, whisky and beer, automobiles, split-leather shoes, shoddy clothing, high finance, insurance companies. Standard Oil companies, adulterated foods and all the rest of our beautiful necessities. Won't it be one grand, uninterrupted picnic for those-who know how to give the Chinese all^fhese things and have the opportunity to do sol The possibilities are simply be yond the wildest dreams of the most avaricious, and- the time, is., fast a^t proaching When the captains of indusf try of/': the(Chinese empire will make those of the rest of-the world look like small ixy in. comparison, [Z:^V-.Seek to Out the Melon. *-p* *'But yoii must not rVinaway with the idea that I am telling you a state secret.. China and what she is capable of are things well understood in the foreign office of every government in Christendom, and there is not one of^ them that has not been, and is not at' this moment, scheming and planning some way to open the Chinese' water melon.. Bussia from the north and France from the south thought-at one $ time they Had it within their grip, t-1 and you well remember how friendly they were^vBut the smartest diplomat ists in theXworld are the British, and they saw to it that the Eusso-Frenoh combination was broken up, as all men will come to know if the events lead ing to the war between Bussia and Japan are ever revealed to the world, ^g 'At present Japan on the north and east and Great Britain on the south and west are hugging the watermelon between them and looking with malevo lent eyes upon such active interlopers as the United States, with its seat in the Philippines and the German em- froe ir with its seizure of a Chinese port under the very nose of Japan the port of Kiao-Chow. In this light it is not surprising that the emperor of Germany should swing his hat in air and lead in giving three cheers for President Boosevelt, as I read he did a day or two ago. War Lurks Behind Peace. '-,'*'At the present time there is osten* powers have joined' hands around Oki-'. na and. while the band Is playing a lively jig, they mefriiy dance in osten tatious friendliness and sing that good old plantationd eong, ^Ca've ahmillion,, Dath a- ai all the time eac ha a in his belt a knife which he will drive into the back of his neighbor at the first favorable opportunity. And we are there in the circle,, dancing with' the rest,, knife ready, and only await ing the moment when we will have to* fterform the hideous task of inserting ts blade alongside the spinal column,. those whpm we ought not to mo est, which brings me down to the real' cause for the bitter feeling in Japan toward the United States. That feeling is not due to anything which has happened in* the devastated city of San, Francisco. The Japanese 4 are not fools and neither are.they chil- & dren. They would be no more likely ta. make trouble, under other eircum--.'V stances, over the situation in San Fran cisco than- we would be if a Japanese city were to be destroyed and some American children there for the time being shut out of school privileges. Neither would the shooting of the Jap anese poachers in the BeVing sea cause the friction it is doing, altho- that was as indefensible an act as it would be for you to shoot down a stranger, who happened upon your premises, without asking his business or even giving him an opportunity to throw up his hands, 'JTjJ* Busso-Jap Treaty Cause. "Were we not in the circle dancing around China that shooting would be promptly disavowed,' the man who or dered it punished, the families of those killed recompensed as far as money would do it .and the.incident closed. But we are in the game and must play out our hand, and so Mr. Boot ip, obliged to justify the shooting on the Sg theii wants railroads, stock companies, was negotiated,.^The people of Japan ound-that the Japanese were invad-, American territory, when as a mat ter of fact a couple of constables could have arrested the whole frightened crdwd without bfeodshed. "No, these things are not the cause of the anti-American feeling in Japan. That feeling is caused by the treaty bf Portsmouth. The president of the United States,would not run ahead of his ticket in Japan since'that treaty f!