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Many Important Matters Must Be
Disposed Of During the
Sounded on the TarV*Ltat.e
^oom for the Presidency \xf
0peoial to The Journal.
Washington, Nov. 26.President
Roosevelt will arrive in Washington to
night to find numerous important public
questions awaiting his action.
Six days aft^r his arrival congress
will eonvene. The intervening time
will be spent in getting ready for co
operation with the legislative branch
of the government for the transaction
of the business of the people.
As far as complying with the consti
tutional provision requiring him to adDaring
vise congress on the state of the union
and the amendment of such measures
as he judges necessary and expedient,
the president is fully prepared. His
message has been printed.
Recommendation of citizenship for
Porto Rico had been decided upon be
ore. the president visited the island.
No change, consequently was neces
Congressmen on Hand.
There* will be many influential mem
bers of congress in Washington this
week, who want the president's view
on various matters in order to guide
their lin8 of conduct during the ses
sion. Some of these will urge candi
dates for various official positions, in
cluding embassies in Europe.
By reason of the promotion of Am
bassador Meyer to the office of post
master, a vacancy will result at St. Pe
tersburg. I twas intended to transfer
Ambassador Griscom from Rio I)e Ja
neiro to the Russian capital, but cir-gorge,
cumstances have arisen which make it
probable that he will be sent to Rome.
Henry White, ambassador to Italy,
will be given a better post in Europe.
Who will go to St. Petersburg has not
Taeen decided, but President Roosevelt
will be ready to send a nomination to
the senate, .next week.
Iiist of the Problems.
The questions which immediately
concern the president are:
Punishment of the white officers of
the three negro companies dishonorably
discharged from the army for the riot
at Brownsville, Tex!
The situation in Cuba.
Repor of Secretary Metcalf on the
guestiont Us
which has arisen between- the
an Francisco school authorities and
the Japanese
Further reorganization of the isth
mian canal commission.
Reorganization of the personnel of
the navy under the plan proposed by
the naval p-ersonnjel board. /K
Plans for Big Warships.
Consideration of the plans for battle
ships superior to anything of the kind
in the world, Vhich have been perfected
by another naval board.
The polic^ to pursue in the settle
ment of the dispute with Great Britain
which has arisen in connection with the
Jfew Foundland fisheries question.
The advisability of submitting a spe
cial messasre to congress regarding af
fairs in Alaska, unfortunately over
looked thru failure to get an official re
port of Governor Hoggatt to the presi
dent in time.
On his way up the Potomac river
from Hampton roads, where he will
transfer from the battleship Louisiana
to the dispatch boat Mayflower, it is
expected that President Roosevelt will
prepare a statement covering his trip.
May Hear of Taft Boom.
President Roosevelt will be sound
ed during the next week or so
by Ohio politicians in an effort to learn
whether he favors William H. Taft,
secretary of war, for selection as the
standard bearer of the republican party
in the next national campaign.
For many weeks the report has been
In circulation in Washington that Mr.
Taft is Mr. Roosevelt's choice for the
presidential nomination in 1908., Out
in Ohio there is a livelv faction that is
opposed to further advancement of
Senator Joseph B. Foraker, who is
identified with the wing of the party
that has control of the organization.
been reported for a long time
en TSf
1 i#
to^ Mr. Taft. Friends of the latter,
such as Representatives Burton and
Bouthard and Harry Daucherty, who
stand high with the party in Ohio, are
among those who believe that if an
pression can be obtained from the presi
dent favorable to Mr. Taft, Mr. Foraker
will stand aside.
They figure that if the president lets
It be known that he would like to see
las' secretary of war succeed him in the
White House, state prido in Ohio will
force Mr. Foraker to sacrifice himself
tfor Mr. Taft.
Student Who "Squealed" Suffers Os
tracism at Columbia.
Journal Special Service.
New York, Nov. 26.Kingdon
Gould, eldest son of George J. Gould, is
suffering the worst punishment that
can be inflicted upon a college man
the punishment of ostracism because
his associates believe that he commit
ted the worst offense a college man can
commit, that of "squealing." He is
a studenrt in Columbia university, now uPPe
classman but still shunned.
Young Gould, an every-day American
boy, dared say that he wouldn't be
kidnappedand he wasn't. He refused
to wear a cap that was the badge of a
freshman. From that day to this he
has been systematically shunned by the
very men who would have been his
change in the course of
the Tiber, thath itundertakin bed may beinternationalr searched fo
works of artt centuries past has been sug
gested Italian government by an Ameri
can,e ye withheld. His plan is to meet ^iPs:taSsthet
eontrlbutlons. The same idea was proposed by
Garibaldi, tho rather for the sake of the im
provement of Home rather than for the Sake
f arcbaolw -^~Z
feiiffnr^ if
Berates Cowering Passengers.
Next he entered a sleeper and began
again his command to the luckless pas
sengers to surrender their valuables.
Conductor Heywood appeared upon th6
scene here and Truehart, with the com
mand Throw up your hands'' point
ed his revolver at the conductor's
breast. Instead of complying, the con
ductor, quick as a flash, overpowered
The two men struggled fiercely while
~tu icpuucu iur ios time the passengers in
and acceptecdu as gospel bv a goon many panic. Finally thewere dozeninstantlypassen-a male
ipolitical observers that if Mr. Foraker gers in the car came to the conductor's
wants the Ohio delegation to the repub
lican convention he can have it.
Foraker's Power Wanes.
However, according to advices re
ceived &ere, the idea is spreading in
Ohio tttat Mr. Foraker is not in
aid, and the robber was pinned to the
When Armstrong was reached, a
marshal met ihe train and Truehart
was tied hand and foot, and taken into
the station. refused to talk ex-
-"v to berate the passengers cow-
running and if the state is to land the ards and to declare that Heywood was
ft*?? the pnl nerv on among
fecial to The Journal.
Washington, Nov. 26. Postage
stamps of thei issue of 1907, put
sale at 6,000 presidential postoffices,
will bean on their face the name of the
I situated.
TJje chief reason for this innovation
is said at the postoffice department to
be the belief that it will help to dotermine
away -with the big postoffice robberies
and make it much easier to trace crim
Conductor Captures Lone
Robber Who Terrified Pas
Kansas City, Mo., Nov. 26.One of
the most unique and daring train rob
beries in the history of the southwest
was committed 100 miles east of Kan
sas City early today.
Between Slater and Armstrong, Mo.,
a distance of twenty-one miles, a
masked man, single handed, robbed
twenty passengers in three cars of the
fast east-bound Alton-Burlington pas
senger train, securing approximately
$2,000, besides several watches and
other jewelry.
The man finally was overpowered by
Conductor E. B. Heywood, who knocked
a raised revolver from the robber's
hand and forced him to the car floor.
Th robber was bound, made to dis
and four hours after the robbery
was placed in jail. The night opera
tor at Glasgow deserves some credit for
the capture of the bandit. He
the masked man changing from the
smoker to the chair car at that place
and notified the dispatcher. The. lat
ter wired to Armstrong, where officers
awaited the train. Ha Conductor
Heywood not overpowered the robber,
the officers at Armstrong would doubt
less have taken him.
Held Up Bock Island Train.
The robber, who said his name was
Trflehart, and that he came.from Cali
fornia, was recognized by the engineer
as the same man, who, on Nov. 9, last,
in an exactly similar manner and atFor
the same place on the road, went thru
the rear sleeper of the east-bound Rock
Island Overland limited, which, on this
division, runs over the Alton tracks.
Truehart said- that4t- was his brother
who held up the Rock Island train.
.-The train robbed this morning was
No. 24, which left Kansas City at 9
p.m. Sunday.
The train reached Slater at-midnight
and when it started out of that place,
Truehart boarded the smoking car. His
eyes were covered by a mask. Leveling
a revolver at two passengers nearest
the door he ordered them to pass over
their valuables. The men complied
and when Truehart placed the stuff be
neath his belt and proceeded to give
his command in a loud voice to theElsie
man in the,next seatf forward the carher
full of passengers was thoroly aroused
and ready to comply.
When the bandit had robbed the
passengers in the smoker of their be
longings ho passed to the door keeping
them covered.
It was a twenty-five-minute run
from Slater to Glasgow, and he awaited
the arrival at the latter place. As the
train stopped at Glasgow he swung off
and boarded the chair car as it rushed
by a moment later. I that car the
robber's tactics were repeated.
hart was returned to
placed in jail there.
dei" for" MrsThTO* ai^o^
5 KT
iw and
Pinger Print System Declared Great
Aid in Event of War.
Washington, Nov. 26.Commenting
on the fingerprint system which has
been adopted^ by. the war department as
a means of' detecting of fraudulent en
listments and the identification of de
serters with greater ease Major Gen
eral Ainsworth, the military secretary,
in his annual reoort says:
"The finger prints of an unidentified
dead soldier in the field of battle will
establish his identity and 'unknown
dead' in the field should be a thing of
the past. The fingerprints of the for
mer soldiers also will serve as an in
fallible means of identification in the
many pension and other- cases in which
it becomes necessary to establish, -to
the satisfaction of the governlheht the
identity of the applicants.".
1,500 Immigrants on Steamer Pour
Days Lashed by Gale.
New York, Nov. 26.For four days
1,500 immigrant passengers on the
Italian steamer Florida, which arrived
today from Genoa and Naples, were
kept below decks.while the steamer
pitched and rolled in a gale which at
times asgumed almost the proportions
of a hurricane. The Florida came
thru safely, however, and none of her
passengers suffered any permanent in
On the night of Nov. 24 four or five
great waterspouts were sighted,. some
of them very near the steamer.
The postoffice robbery in Chicago a
few years ago is a 'good example of Declares
ease with which stolen postage
stamps can be disposed of, for no trace
of the perpetrators was ever discov
ered, altho nearly $100,000 worth of
stamps were stolen.
Another reason for the change is to
enable the postoffice department to de
the amount of business done
by the different postoffices and prevent
padding thru stamps sold at some of
fices to residents who do business in
adjoining cities.
Popular Football Judge Surprises
His Friends by Producing
a Wife.
Special to The Journal.
Philadelphia, Nov. 26.Lieutenant
Horatio B. Hackett, son of State Sena
tor Hackett, 'has committed the -rash
act of scoring a personal touchdown by
eloping. He has,surprised his mother
and all his relatives by walking in
and introducing his bride. The bride
is so attractive that all has been for
given and everything is lovely.
To the football world the young man
is known as Hackett, the referee.
has made a record as a referee in thesoon
west and Is now achieving lik honor
in the, east. Last Saturday he refereed
the Harvard-Yale game at New Haven,
and the Saturday before he umpired
the Yale-Princeton game at Princeton.
After the Yale-Princeton game Hack
ett hurriedly took a train for the west.
At Hammond, Ind.,~ on Tuesday, he was
quietly married to" Miss Winifred Dock
20 years old...
Kentucky Sheriff Will 'Parm Out*
Fellow Who Shuns Work.
Journal Special Service.
Elizabethtown, Ky., Nov. 26.The
sheriff of this county this week will
offer to the highest bidder an able
bodied white man, Doc Auberry, whom
a jury has declared without means of
support, 'and able to work but with a
mastering inclination not to do so.
nine months the state wilFturn Au
berry over to the buyer to perform
manual-labora.w The action in
berry castee is perfectly regular and un
use. .orfeemf.-'
th (fflogj&ydjejd.into
.\w-:1 l~::\!&%^-Mrr":*'Si-~
Physician Should Pass on Betrothals,
Philadelphia Woman Thinks.
Journal Special Service.
Philadelphia, Nov. 26.Betrothal
under the sanction of the family physi
cian, not trial marriage, is the idea ad
vanced by Mrs. Lucy Thwing, a
scholarly Philadelphian, to counter
tho remarkable views set forth by Mrs
Clews Parsons of New York in
recent book ''The Family."
Mrs. Thwing, who is the wife of Pro
fessor Charles Barton Thwing, an emi
nent physicist, regards Mrs. Parsons'
remedy as impracticable. From a
Jpng^stady of the polem- vr cb
studenfas^s TXf* AS ft*
should bte? a muciher more solemn arrange
ment than at presenat and that
^"fliSS^wTi AT that~any~large"blocfkwithisto~eke of hadt bTe-n
J^-^fP* ^,1"
a physicL^
.11 II I I I I llll
AUeged Vicfifo
^JlNbt Physician^
tester Gillette
Telln^SRacket" Might
Have Seen Weapon of
W !isiurd^|er.jf^:,,%
N vY., mV. 26vDistrict
Attorney Ward.'iodayMor the first time
since the trial'^f ^P^ester .E Gillette
began, eilled a witnejfs to the stand
whp: testified |Sat race Brown: was
murdered.\'.2^'M v,
"Dr. "0. Al^glapbf i Little Falls.
qnevof- the phyciawii' 'wh6: performed'
the 'autopsy oh^Biliy'' Brown's body,
sworethat- ther#odyf/had many, marks
of yiolehc%unp)ub|gar inflicted be
fore 'the -body entered^ the water. V.
.One of Jh^e.bjlbws|.'he said,, loosened
one" of the- Ifirl's teewir. and cut' and
sw,eljed.^her^'psj^ another ruptured the
bloodvess'el^qfi the ^eek and caused
an exterior^ ai6c0ldrat|gn' and. the .most
serious ^lojwr', of all -caused' concussion
of the jbrain^ antt either killed the girl
outright or so stUnne$ her that she was
unable' to make any effort to save her
self after shie fell the water.
He said Gillette's tennis racquet was
sufficiently heaj?^ to Lcause the injuries
he found.
The announcentSnt that the physicians
who performed $jie autopsy on the, body
of: Grace.Brpwnjialle^ed to have been
slain by Ches.tetfyiGillette were to take
the stand todayj?and *ell for the* first
-time publicly wh$t themonditioh of the
girl's body actually was when found,
attracted a larger crowd than ever to
The rule established %y Judge Deven
dorf that the doors would be closed as
a.s the seats in the courtroom are
all taken inspired those curious to hear,
the doctors' report .to make an early
start, and up and 4wh the Mohawk
valley hundreds, of jpersons left for the
trial immediately after an early break
First Outbreak of Anti-Foreign
Feeling at Lien-Chow
Protection Is Asked.'
Hongkong, Nov. 2d,Advices from
Canton report a recrudescence of anti
missionary feeling at Lien-chow, where
prooerty has i^ "pillaged." The
American consul" h// jikedHhe viceroy
to enforce vp^ecM io the^mi^sibna
ries aits' their pxgg$raes.
Standard Oil Slamp Attributed byiSome
lots -from ten
fifty shares,Oil
Standar said the trans
ks of- the company did not show
ani or.e
distributed th las few
that it that th names .o women had disap lJ
weeks. books showed, however,
that the names .of women had disap-
Reare froThe
The farmer of the northwest seems to be held for downs". '"'--*v
DAfActive Page
Right to Take Case to Another
Court Granted TenorWill
Sing Wednesday.
w*M*n-*r nnHmiMmoMto^.i^.^ army. In his annual report themilita-
a rightt to appeal from the decision off
a^ police magistrate in the case of Enmission
rico Caruso,. the Italian opera singer,
who was found guilty in the' municipal
court of annoying women in the mon
key house at Central park and fined
It was stated in the application that
Magistrate Baker committed a legal er
ror in'visiting the mbnkey house, giv
ing sufficient grounds for' a new hear-
ing,- as he' thereby became a witness
in the case.
Caruso's voice, which has been af
fected, has improved to such an extend
that the tenor will appear Wednesday
evening, unless an unforseen illness
prevents. He is billed to sing Eudolfo
in "La Boheme" to Mme. Sembrich's
Woman Says Children Are Im
ported from Germany and
Sold at $25 Each.
Special to The Journal.
Lincoln, Neb., Nov. 24.Child slav
ery is being practiced in Nebraska, ac
cording to the statements of Miss Cora
Garber, an employee in the state land
commissioner's office. Proof has been
obtained, she asserts, that one private
institution in the state has been im
porting children from Germany and
sellling them at $25 a head. A bill
will be introduced at the next legisla
ture, which will place every child in
the state under the protection of the
juvenile law.
Miss Garber refused to give the
name either of her informants or of
the suspected institutions, but said
that all w6uld be made public in due
time, and that the work of the "ven
ders in little human beings," would be
summarily stopped, and the'guilty per
sons punished,
6,2^8 Soldiers Bolted: IT. S. Army in
Washington^ Nb^ ^.r-Desertion is
on the increasC^^ne-^nit^ m&im^
ehows-that the yea ended
MO aoid5ers
serters." -::-v!
the lists in larger number' ^t^V^LT^Ao^
%na w^ie 4,-2&'8
to Feiniiiiiie^Scaxe.
Special to The Journal. ''T
New York, Nov. 26:It is said in
semi-official quarters that the decline^
In Standard Oil-stock was mainly due
to selling by nervous women. The'stock
sold down to 505, a low point in. redecreased
cent years, and eaused a shrinkage of
$135,000,000.- -r
The transactions were not large com
pared with ,the. transactions in other
curb stocks, but there was a steady
offering of
I 1905 the rate,''bi'"desertion^ was
only 6 8 8ind for'' three yea*s previous
to that time the fate of desertion was
The number of desertions says
General Ainsw^rthl^''doubtless will be
if the ^military authorities
cease to exercise, the lehiency wit
which they have heretofore1
Adams, Mass., Nov:5.26y-Ajl Increase of 5 per
cent.In the wages of the-employees of the.Berk
shire Cotton Manufacturing.: com^winy was an
nounced today. The new scale, which affects
2,500 employees, will go'Delta.effectaDe"c.' Plii Thet fraternit'y into 8.
Washington, ib. O.,- Nov. 26.The national
convention of the Phi Delta. Theta fraternity
ternity at the White Hoflse Saturday.
Insists and Denounces..
'Contemptible cringing and "cdw-V New York,Nov 26.Judge O'Sulli- 'Contemptibl "Ww- Mr/ Hill Said today that he had i
van today signed an order granting ardly fear of Mr. Hill," were the words been- attacked by -every demagog in
a nerh to anneal from the i\p.o.\*\n* hurled at the Minnesota railroadu com-. -Mnn.fa -v AI~AI+.
-v^^i.uuvu ici.nuu iviu.- 'Minnesota. -Yet"no-~
Young, Angered because he was not
allowed to cross-examine James J. Hill,
Manahan took the floor at the close
of the morning, session-and. delivered.a
tirade, charging the commissioners with
"contemptible cringing" to protect
Mr. Hill from unpleasant questions.
Getting warmed up, Manahan de
scended, to personal abuse, scolding the
commissioners by name, and only self-,
control on the part of the officials pre
vented a scene of violence. Judge
Mills strode ov,er to Manahan and tried
to interrupt him, but the fiery.Jawver
raised his voice to a scream, drowning
out remonstrance.
White with anger, Judge Mills left
the room and the tirade went asIn
Manahan roared that Judge-
."I want to ask Mr. Hill questions
about political contributions," shouted
Manahan, "and I claim the right to
examine him as I have other witnesses.
I shall attempt to ask these questions
of Mar. Hill. I also insist that the
commission at this, time set a date for
the hearing in the Matt Keefe case
and the Hastings coal case, so I can
subpena Mir. Hill as, our witness in
these cases, while is here. The com
mission 's refusal to permit me to exthe
amine Mr. Hill is a flagrant and glar
ing attempt, inspired by fear, perhaps,
to protect1
Barred:,from Examining WitijessM
He Heaps Abuse upon Commission----
J. Hill on the Stand.
today by James Manahan,. the. him- who were the demaffOffS This
Millon, had
"sneaked away," and turned his bat
teries on Mr. Staples.
Given Full Swing.
The commission had taken a recess.
Mr. Hill had left the room and so had
the attorney general. Mr.' Staples
sat without moving" till Manahan had
talked himself out. E. A. Stone, as
sistant attorney general, then asked
the raging atternrey for a.shorthand
report Of'his speech, which after" some
parley he agreed to.
ManahanV ended his philippic by a
threat to take the whole proceeding be
fore the governor.
Mr.-Hill was on the stand all day.
R. A. Stone questioned him #11 during
the morning session, on. the subiectr or
rates, classifications and handling-of
freight. Attorney General'. Young
took Mr. Hill in hand after the recess,
and gave him a line of questioning
about the road's finances, its stock is
sues, the actual value of the property,
dividends, etc.
Why Was Excluded
Mr. Manahan declared' that he
wanted to question. President Hill
about political contributions, and that
the commission was afraid" to have
such question ^sked. The- commission
decided some time ago to.shut Mana
han off. I his previous .examinations
he took witnesses all around
the clock
persisting in lines of que8tiotling'1wbieh
the commission declared immateriali
He *pent'-nioro Hme in speeches than
in inquiry pertinent to,, the. eiahii
tion, and was held too ihsuMng in his
language to Witnesses and the commis
sion. So at the opening of the session
today Manahan was informed' that he
was welcome to make suggestions to
the attorney general, but that all'ques
tions would, be asked by the state offi
cials. Manahan' made a spectacular
protest then and when recess was de
clared |,t noon he rose and wanted to
know if he was to be denied the priv
Mr. HU1.
wil be conducted
by the attorney general," Judge Mills
Mr Hill from an examina
tion that will not be pleasing to him.
Infuriated by Wounds, Beasts Attack
Men in Pennsylvania.
Pittsburg, Pa., Nov. 26.Deaths and
narrow escapes. from bears are"' begin
ning to be reported here.
,f Last night a party of hunters arriv
ing from Elk county brought in ah ac
count of the death of John~Dicht, 18
years old, who was killed by a bear on
Saturday. Dicht had shot a bear and
had attempted to- bleed it, thinking it
dead. The animal, however, was ap
parently only stunned, for it arose
from the ground and showed fight. I
the struggle the bear tore off one ofSpecial
the young man's arms and disembow*
eled him. :._
From Tidioute, in Warren County, a
thrilling encounter with a large black
bear was reported in which the hunter
narrowly escaped.
Henry Bradley of East Pittsburg
shot a bear in 'the flank. Maddened by
the pain, the bear rushsd toward the
hunter and
emptied his
er-at the animal
a it descendedrepeat- upon
him, five bullets taking effect:
Just as the enraged bear reached him
and prepared to strike him down,
Bradley threw away his gun, which was
now useless, and drew, his hunting
knife. Plunging it into the beast's
side to the hilt, it,reached the heart,
and he had the satisfaction to see
animal drop' dead at his feet. Brad
ley escaped with a few scratches.
Investigation Proves that Olerk in Mor-
^f: .gaa jnstttirtion Got Little.
-ijew York, Nov. 26.Bernard Mann,
ah employee of the National Bank of
Commerce (J Morgan's bank), was
jarraigned .in the Tombs/ court today,
charged*with attempting to rob his em
ployer. The bank's counsel had feared
there might be something of greater
importance behind the specific com
plaint made, that of attempting to get
cashed a stolen check for $12.98, but
after a thoro examination the bank of
ficials became convinced that the offense
alleged had been the young man's only
Mann has confessed that he took the
check. He was held for trial is $500
Chicago, NOT. 26."Cora King" George H.
Phillips la to quit the. board of trade aijd thinks
of settling in Goldfield, Nev, His membership
was posted for sale today. Phillips says be
-not' insolvent, but that board of trade business
bus fallen off until it Is no.lpnj^r ajicastfcw*
'"r i'
one dared
.._- Will Appeal to Governor, -v-
"Commissioner Staples," he called
out, "you are silent here today. But
you didn't dare, before election, to take
this stand, and Judge Mills sneais out/
There was considerable meat bub-'
nothing sensational in Mr. Hills' morn
ing testimony, and he seldom made a
direct answer to Mr. Stone's questions.
the first part of the examination he
gave a quantity of statistics tending
to demonstrate that. Minnesota rates
should not be reduced
crease in earnings,
Nofc Inviting Kicks.
"We built ships and elevators. And
we received kicks and cuffs in return
We are not doing it. any more. I sub
mit that the Great Northern has been"'
made the target for attacks from every
demagog in this state. We are mak
ing the target as small:as. possible at
Has the state commission interfered
in Minnesota agricultural rates!"
Mr. HillI don't recall that many^
orders have been issued, tho I believe
commission has kept good track of
such tates.
"The principal commodities carried,-'
first, would be grain next, livestock or
Continued on 2d Page, 4th Column,
Murder Case Against the Rich
Sioux Falls Woman May Not
Be Tried Now.
to The Journal. if i
Sioux Falls, S. D., Nov. 26.--Mrs.
Moses Kaufmann, charged with 'the
brutal murder of her domestic, Miss
Polreis, was arraigned in circuit ^Ourt
a t. 11 o'clock this forenoon, and' in
tones hardly audible three feet" dis
tant, pleaded not guilty to the fearful
charge resting against her. '-u
Judge Aikens, leading attorneyofor
the defense, demurred to the informa
tion on the.ground that it was imper
fect, but was promptly overruled 'by
Judge Jones. Judge Aikens then
gave notice he would move for a con
tinuance over the term and the srenejbal
impression here is that the case will
not be tried at this time.
Mrs. Kaufmann was attendekx in
by her husband and son. ^nl
a few knew she was to be arraigned,
and the courthouse was nearly bare of
Hehnick Tears Alaskans Might Become
Lazy if Given Assistance.
Washingtonj Nov. 26.Army officers
who have investigated destitution
among the Copper river Indians in Alap:
ka are of the opinion that government
assistance will injure rather than bene
fit the Indians.
Captain Eli A. Helmick savs that
government aid
of the courtroom rather than face what! i
I have to say. I serve notice now that// 1
I am going to lay these matters before
tho governor of. this state, just as thejf
occurred, and demand right action."
Few Direct Answers.
the in-
Compare with
North Dakota, has been very small.
Since 1899 he said 112 stations in North
Dakota showed an increase in earnings
of $7,688,000 thirty-seven stations a
decrease of $319,000. I
Minnesota,bu1of nine stations show an increase
$3,035,000, and nineteen a decrease of
"Between Barnesville and CrookJ
ston," said Mr. Hill, "the re is less
land under cultivation than there was
fifteen years ago." VV'
Caters to Farmers,
In his opening remarks Mr. Hill tes
tified once again to his dependence
on the farmer. said:
"We can.'t carry sandt soil or wa
ter. I must be something soil pro
duces. I Minnesota, as timber is
nearly gone, farm commodities are
what we must depend on. So we have
always made rates to favor the agricul
tural interests. For fifteen or twenty
years our rates on'this class of freight
have been lower than other roads."
"When Mr. Farrington of your road
testified here, he said if any-reduc
tions were to be made, they would pre*
fer to make reductions in farm prod
ucts and not .in,merchandise. I that
your idea?"
Mr. HillYeS-sir. Tstke, for ex-
,4*jnle.a small farmer, whp raises 800,
bushels wheat. At 5 cents a hundred- t\z
weight, it .would cost. $2% for freight. I
A: redtteiion in this-rate, favoring the "?'$
farmed, means a befctCrment to all other
business, as all/prosperity rests on the
"On grain-, as fast as- ive, reduced
rates, the eastern lines advanced
them. So we built a line of lake
steamers. We built a Buffalo termi
nal elevator, so that there would not
be charges on grain losses which did
not occur. Our action in all this was.
commended by Ignatius Donnelly, and5
I don't think anyone ever accused him
of being friendly to the railroads.
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encourages them to
hope for continued assistance that will
enable them to eke out" a lazy arid
trifling existence.'
Ottawa, /OJit., Nov. 26.Mayor Valliiled fr
Buckingham. Que., ^as been arrested, charged
with failure to read the riot act ^t the
riots at a 'sawmill strike -there.
strikers have also been arrested.'
Six of the
Marseilles. No*. 25.-The suggestion that Bu
Hlggins of New York was the fiancee/ or
'Emma Calve-, the singer, bas been -denied est*
^HMrtVr Vr ,Mr. ^infto ktewsi4

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