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Publisher-Candidate Will Be
President and Tammany's
Former Boss Wield
Thousands Attracted to
Hughes by the Attacks
Buffalo Affected by Scourg
ing of the Friend
By W. P. McGuire.
EW YORK, Nov. 3.Luther Lit
tle, in charge of the publicity
department of the state repub
lican committee, today received this
telegram from his brother in Minne
"How is it going?"
Luther replied: "If Hughes isn't
elected I'll give you my clothes
That is the general impression in the
city tonightthat Hearst will be de
feated. There was a time in this cam
paign when it looked like Hearst would
win spoken and so has Croker. Their de
nunciation of Hearst appealed to dif
ferent classes. The effect was instant
ly apparent. Hughes^mqney: -?s(?ere in
tezge sums at great odds has few takers.
Ltttle wottld make no estimate of
pluralities. Neither would any other
man connected with:
But he and all his colleagues, as
well as many prominent republicans "and
dejhocrats who are laboring in the cam
paign against what they believe is a
threat of a great.calamity emphatically
deny there is any question about the
election of Hughes.
There never was a campaign that at
tracted such wide attention as this.
The newspapers of England and France
and Germany have been taking long
stories by cable almost daily. All Eu
rope is interested in what is believed
to be the attempt of a demagog to fight
his way to the presidency of the United
Bitterest in Years.
It is the bitterest campaign for the
fjovernorshif of New York since 1882,
when Clevfiand swept the state by a
plurality of 192,000. xJehind Hughes
are marshalled all of the better class
of republicans, a large majority of the
better class of democrats and thousands
of independents. Realizing what
Hirst's election would mean to them,
republicans and democrats joined in
importuning Roosevelt to help them.
While the effect of Roosevelt's
speech in this city may be only nom
inal, it is not doubted that it will have
tremendous effect in the counties up
state among republican voters who may
nave been in doubt. It is a fact that
many hundreds of republicans have
been questioning whether Hearst was
such a bad fellow after all. What the
president had to say about him will
settle those doubts.
Root Swings Buffalo.
In Buffalo, where regret that it was
the scene of the assassination of Mc
Kinley has never disappeared, there
can be no question that the speech of
Boot will cause many hundreds who
were on the fence to vote against
Hearst. It will also have some influence
in other cities. But it was especially
effective no doubt in the country dis
tricts and small towns.
Croker's denunciation of Tammany's
alliance with Hearst came like a clarion
call to the thousands of democrats who
were waiting for word from' someone
they recognized as a democratic leader
to go against Hearst. When a man like
Croker, who for years had preached
regularity, openly advocated the cutting
of the ticket that was all the excuse
Oroker's Attack ratal.
Beyond doubt the effect of Oroker's
attitude will be greater, so far as New
York is concerned, than the attitude
of President Roosevelt as shown by the
speech by Secretary Root. It is not
fiction that Oroker's influence is worth
S least 25,000 votes.
A estimate of the votes that will be
gwiing. against Hearst as a result of
terrific arraignment of Hearst by Root
is impossible. Boosevelt is the only
president who has ever come out so
directly for the defeat of a guberna
torial candidate. His first attempt at
this sort of thing met with great suc
cess. That was last year when he
n\ ^ontintied on^2d #age, 6th Column.
The dominant feature of the closing days of
the city campaign is the extraordinary activity'
of the Haynes forces. The Haynes people are
not going to make the mistake of assuming that
the battle is won until the votes are cast. This
fact should not be lost sight of by the friends
of the mayor.
Mr. Jones has made a magnificent campaign.
He has met the opposition at every point. He
has not only stated frankly and squarely the
position which he occupies and the things
which he stands for in this contest, but the at
tempts to discredit his administration, particu
larly in the matter of police administration,
have been thoroly disposed of by the records,--
It is an inspiration to civic duty when a
man of his experience, his ability, his character
and his devotion to public interests becomes, as
Mr. Jones has in this campaign, the militant
champion of good government, law enforce
ment, a clean city and an efficient public serv
iee, wherever the office of mayor can be made
And yet this contest is made not in his own
behalf, but for the city which he has served so
well and at whose hands he is entitled to a
rousing indorsement. It will make compara
tively little difference next Tuesday nighx to
Mayor Jones whether he is re-elected or not.'
TEARS OF II WIFE
Cashier Hering, Stensland's
Accomplice, Will Plead
Guilty to Two Charges.
By Publishers' Press.
But since then the president has "helped President Stensland to loot the
institution of $1,500,000, will plead
guilty to larceny and forgery Monday.
Herring's consent to save the state
the necessity for an expensive trial
was obtained only tliru the tearful
pleading of his wife. Even her pray
ers did not move him untir Stensland,
with whom he was confronted, consent
ed to plead guilty, to forgery in addi
tion io embezzlement,' for which he is
already doing time in the penitentiary.
Nov. 3.Henry W. Her
ing, who, as cashier of the Mil
wauke Avenue" State bank,
The cashier's term may be from one
to fourteen years' imprisonment. Stens:
land was sentenced from
one to ten
years and an additional penalty will
be imposed for the new charge.
Stensland and Herring may, by their
joint confessions, 'involve others in
Beceiver Fetzer, of the bank, will
begin, paying" a third 20 per cent divi
dend Monday.'It is'thought a fourth,
but smaller, dividend will be possible
FOR, HATS, TIES, BATHS
Special Cable to The Journal.
Paris, Nov. 3.One result of John
D. Rockefeller's recent visit to France,
which first revealed his existence to
most Frenchmen, is unexplainable. The
shop windows display among the fall
fashions for men "Rockefeller" hats,
"Rockefeller" neckties, and a variety
of other things for men's wear appear
labelled with the. name of the oil king.
There is even a "Rockefeller" bath,
designed for flats, which folds up into
a wardrobe or bookcase.
SIGNIFICANCE OF THE MAYORALf? CONTEST
Alleged Murderers of Act
ress Will Be Brought To
gether in Chicago.
By Publishers' Press.
he looked on. He admits'that the/T
planned to steal the diamond?, hv^ssrys
he did aofc rJot murda?. Still h took
his share of the gems.
ATE STOVEPQLISH DEAD
Chicago Child Poisoned by Eating
Sample Left at Doorway.
By Publishers' Press.
Chicago, Nov. 3.Six-year-old John
Kenny died tonight from eating stoye
polish thrown into the doorway of his
parents' home as a sample. The police
are looking for the canvassers who dis
tributed the samples.
,v MINNE^Wiis 7MJNNKS0TA, SUNDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER
It will be a matter of the utmost eonsequence
'to the future of Minneapolis. This is not a"
"contest for the enhancement of Mayor Jones'
fame. That is secure-. Eveti if he should be
defeated he has left a record that the city will
always regard with pride. s*
But there is a contest on affecting the" repu-
tation of Minneapolis. We need make no mis
take. Individual opinions with regard to the
personality of his opponent can have no bear
ing upon the effect upon.the eity'of'the defeat
of the present adminfeteation and-the elevation
to power of those forces and influences which
are striving most actively and industriously for
the election of Mr. Haynek. Such an outcome
./of Tuesday's balloting will' be taken everywhere
thruont the country as a defeat for the forces
of law and order in this community- and a no-.
tice to the country at large, that. Minneapolis
has not been able to maintain the standards
which have been set up, and for which she has
been so generally commended. It will be a
humiliating confession that conditions which
are maintained in Kansas City, in Pittsburg, in
Washington, in Boston and in many other of
the large cities of the country which are mov
ing forward on lines of municipal betterment,
cannot be maintained in Minneapolis.'
Don't forget about that next Tuesday.
O MEPDS E FIS
Scheme to Oust Illinois Cen
tral's HeadiBeen in CalL
New York Herald Special Service.
3.Howard E. Nov.
Nicholas and Leonard Leopold,
who accuse each other of mur
deriug Margaret Leslie, an actress, for
her diamonds are to be brought face to
face and forced to te.ll/ their differ,en
storjes to one another*..* v:-
With a detective i hand to hear the
mutual threats and accusations, perhaps
to prevent them from going too far in
case of an:, attempt at actual violence^
the police think the. it uth is bound to,
Nicholas swears~ that
formed and strangled the actress whilej fj^ *W
E W YORK, Nov. 6.E. H. Harri
man made a surprising move to
day in his fight to depose Stuy
vesant Fish from the presidency of the
Illinois Central railroad, and convert
that, wpnderfully profitable property
which -has always .been iterated on voA
dependent $*-^"$)(H$^jsa^diary of hiflj
Union Pactfc-gVnthexn Pacific systems.!
Late BridayJfifcht Mr. Fish left this'
city texjQ^togfa te^apfc^i^to somejUu
ties the** wThig iserniBfftiir*, of the
broken down under fear of the gallows,
raves and cusses at Leopold and offers"'s
to do anything to save his own rock.
Leopold says Nicholas told him he
had stolen Margaret Leslie's diamonds
and induced him to lend his aid in dis
posing of them, but swears he knew
nothing of the murder and never saw
the actress in his life. He is a wreck
from the use of liquor, cigarets and
drugs and the police say he would prob
ably completely collapse under the or
deal of sin immediate meeting with
sent out a call for
meetinl of the board pf 63-
The call -for the meeting was dated
Oct. 31, butW was evidentln held bac
untitlh after Mr. Fish had left the city,
W be take unawaresk
The duty of" sotting a date for the,
election, of officers rests ordinarily
with the president of a Tailroad, but'
Mr. Harriman took advantage-of a by
law of the Illinois Central which states
that a special meeting may be, called
by order of three or more directors.
Deneen Can't Attend.
Wednesday is the day following elec
tion. Qne of the members of, the Illi
nois Central board is Governor-Deneen
of Illinois. Counting him there are
thirteen members of the board. .Of the
.twelve orther directors siv are under?
stood to be Hatrimen men, and six
are on the Fish side. On this basis
Governor Deneen would cast the de
Knowing the attitude of Governor
Deneen, Mr. Harriman, it is said, has
planned to hold the election of officers
6h a day
when it will, be practically
impossible for the chief executive of
Illinois come here and vote.
THE "SO^P GAME."
After besmirching Minneapolis the soajp man ^e^ las soap
I or -ti vfi
Millionaire Declares Wai
Figure Was Buried for
Donovan Will Exhume Coffin,
Saying It Will Prove
millionaire lumberman,. will this
week exhume tho coffin at Big
Rapids, Mich., which is supposed to
contain the remaias of LaFore S. Baker,
alleged defaulting cashier of the North
ern National bank of that city, for the
avowed purpose of showing that a wax
figure was really buried in the coffin.
Baker,-asserts the millionaire, who is
after the scalp. of Senator Thomas C.
Piatt, is alive and well, and was last*
seen in May, headed for Honolulu. The
wax figure, he. alleges, was prepared in
New York to resemble the former cash
ier and then sent by express to Big
Rapids for the purpose of deceiving
those who sought the arrest and con
viction of the man who robbed banks
of $2,000,000 and brought death and
desolation to a score of homes.
Senator Piatt Involved.
The thread of the narrative that is
fastened at one end to. _the alleged wax
figure extends half way around the
world. It touches the highest official
life in Washington, jumps over, into
high finance in.New York and takes
with it a glance into London life. The
present wife of Thomas C. Piatt and
Miss Mae Wood, who alleges that she
is also the wife, come into the lime
light, both in chorus and in tragedy
After the exhumation of the coffin
and the examination of what Donovan
insists is a wax figure, he will go to
New/Ytyrk for ^he."purpose, of continu
ing a fight that he had^, ^aged for
^*rs and upon wn^^ae has spent
thousands of dollars.
The story tofcHjy Mr Donovan is
one of the- dinte Wi&$ sort that makes
fiction t&ks a poor second place. He
charges that Baker, himself made the
''victim of the .associations that clung
about Senator Piatt, deliberately set
about the ruin of the senator, and
wrought ,this ruin by introducing to
him^ Carrie Thompson, who is'',now his
wife. All the_details of this story have
been given to the public in other
stories concerning the .Michigan lum
ber scandal in .which the Piatt inter
ests have been attacked.
Donovan asserts that... when Baker
'left Michigan he came.to Chicago, and
here met Carrie Thompson while she
was a member of the chorus of the
"Black Crook'' company, apd from
this acquaintanceship-came the plan to
take her east and have her meet and
capture the senator. An. intimate
knowledge of the susceptibility of the
senator was possessed by the cashier,
and he unfolded his plans to his friends
Baker went from Chicago to New
York, where reports came that he had
died, and shortly after there came a
coffin with instructions''' that the re
mains should riot be exposed. Even
when Baker's wife, who had left him,
desired to kiss the dead face she was
not permitted to do so.
Donovan now asserts that the reasoa
for the refusal was that the coffin
contained only a figure of wax.
to^r rtfifi her up.
CAUSED BIG SCANDAL
LATE PRINCE HOHENLOHE.
The whole continent of Europe has
been astoundeH by a series of revelations
contained in a work just published in
Berlin by the son of the late chancellor
of the German empire, Prince Hohenlohe.
These revelations are partly of do
mestic character and partly diplomatic.
They appear to have intensely irritated
the emperor, and he wired to the head
of the family, who was. not responsible
for the editing or publishing of the book.
The story of Bismarck's dismissal is told
with a clear hint that one point of differ
ence .between the prince and his imperial
master was that the chancellor desired
to throw over Austria and let Russia oc
cupy Bulgaria, whereas the kaiser waa
faithful to his,ally. This publication will
do the'triple alliance no harm, but it may
influence German negotiations with Rus
One Killed, Mainy Injured,
Disaster of the
OTJLON, Ftance, Nov. 3.-A subr
marine mine exploded last night
nearvthe battleship Charles Mar
tel of the French navy. A great deal
of damage- was don to the battleship
and many sailors Were injur^d^ A
least one death,, as a result of the ac
cident, is reported, a,qiiartermaster
haying.been instantly killed.
PLEAD DEFEAT OF BAILEY
300 Texas Democrats Call for Remova:l of
By Publishers' Press.
Dallas, Texas, Nov. 3.Three hundred
democrats,. representing every section of
the state, gave out address tonight
to the democracy of Texas, calling upon
them to defeat the election of United
States Senator Bailey. The address re
views, the alleged connection of' Mr!
Bailey with the Waters-Pierce Oil com
pany, the .Kirby Lumber company, Se
curity Oil company and Tennessee Cen
tral railroad, interests, and declares him
unfitted to continue,in the senate.
An appeal is made for petitions to be
gotten up in every voting precinct in the
state for presentation to the legislature
when it meets next January, asking the
members. not to vote .for Bailey's return
to the senate. Bailey's friends profess
no fear that any large number of demo
crats will sign these,petitions.
.TWO LINEMEN ELECTROCUTED.
Special to The Journal,
Sioux FaUs, S. p.,... NOT! 3.Late this after
noon, while engaged in working^ upon the elec
tric line of the Cascade -Milling company, on
the outskirts of the. city, Charles Polock and
B. F. Momerberg, expert': iinemen," were killed
by coming into contact with' a live wire.
76 PAGESPRICE 5 CENTS.
I Smith andH.N.:Hig-
ginbotham in a Hot Con
test Against ThemselfCSe
LivelyGampaign pyer TMs
teeships in the Mutual
Names Used, it Is Asserted,
Without Consent of the I
Mass Meetings of Policj
holders Are Being Heidi
sires no polvjyhqlders-to
LIVELY campaign fight in it?
own ranks is being waged here
by agents ostensibly represent* igi
ing the Mutual Life Insurance company fa*
Of New York on the one sidej and th."Hr/
Minnesota policyholders on the other.'^'ftj
A similar-campaign is on in Chicago^ fiV
where H. N. Higginbotham is cam
paigning against himself for election-1
to the board of trustees of the com- 0
An attempt is being made to elect 'ij'-
the administration ticket, for trustee*
by substituting in various parts o the
country!the names of well-known local*.~|"W
policyholders for those of H. McB^
Twombley and Henry Phippa. 4-
In MinneajgoUs the name of C. A.
Bmith, the big lumberman, is beings 'ft
iised. JEe Strongly objects to being
drawn into^e^plan, says the use of hi*
4?ame is unautltari^ed and has asked'
Th JoVr*tfa.1 toy^^say
that -he 'de-
in any way by the use of his name.
It was thru A. D. Meeds^city chem
ist, that the plan was diseoYered. 'i'
A smooth-spoken young' man called
upon Kim yesterday and announced^
that the Mutual Life Insurance com
pany had decided. to substitute C.~ A.
Smith, and another well-known policy
holder for Messrs. .-..Twombley and
Phipps as the^ administration candi
dates for trustees. It was explained
that not only were the men in question
large borrowers- and on th at account
undesirable, but the company desired
the northwest to be represented.
The contest is so fierce in Chicago
that mass meetings of policyholders are
being held.. At one of these meetings
Mr. Higginbotham charged that illegal
methods are being used.
Mis remarks, were indorsed by 150
policyholders who, by unanimous reso
lution at the Y. M.-.. C. A. auditorium,
offered-to cast their ballots at the ap
proaching election of trustees in favor
of the candidates .selected by, the in
ternational and the .united policy hold
Mr. Higginbotham told the
Speoial Cable to The Journal.
Paris, Nov. 3.An innovation haft to
been introduced in Parisian social cir^ "fa**
cles. When a divorce is obtained both. fi(*
parties to it will send to friends en*'^11
graved notices of the fact, indicating
where their homes will be in the fu-?.1ow.
Several engravers. already have:'
beautifully engraved sample cards in P
their windows. The most concise reads
"Mr. X. has the honor to inform yoqjjme
that he has been divorced from hietvi he
wife. After Nov. 1 he will reside^'$''7$
SEES MAN BEHEADED
Special to The Journal. y?t?4
Chicago, Nov. 3.In sight of a crvwi
Charles Dyche was beheaded .,today
the steamboat William S. Mack aa **e^i to
bade his sisters' farewell. The man putfiild
his head thru a porthole to smile a .final
holder's present to beware of the ticket
on which! his name appears. asked
his friends to vote against himself
and for Edward B. Bailey, who has
been nominated'~by" the policyholderp'
committee. In response t6 a question
as to what the trustees proposed by the
policyholders? committee would do in
the way of reform if elected, Mr. Hig
ginbotham outlined the following
."Endeavor to recover those funds
which have,been misapplied thru mal
administration and maintain, if pos
sible, the surplus now. on hand for th%
benefit of the investors."
DIVORCE CAEDS LATEST
message and his head was crushe^fr* head
against the abutments. WJ+his
The unfortunate man's head was cuti^in
completely off. Two hundred pets
standing On the pier witnessed
tragedy, and several fainted. Annie an day
Mamie Dyche, the young man's' sisterfffi
who had' come io the pier to bid