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A •Ji-I J&f fel "V 'V-"v ."••--"'"v 'y: WS?: Daily and Vjieekly Tribune Weekly Established 1873. Daily 1*81. An Effort Being Made to Settle the Controversy Independent of the Commission. "The Compassion Takes an Adjourn ment for the Purpose of Giving kljtt .'-nl.j-l -*T •', the Parties a Chance. Futher Testimony Taken'to Show the Hazardous and Unhealthy Life of the Miner. Kcranton, Pa., Nov. 22.—It is learned that efforts are being jnade, or will be made, to settle the differences exist ing between the mine workers and the operators outside the commission appointed by the president and it is sgid that the contemplated adjourn ment of the commission will be taken in order to give both sides a chance to get together. Judge Gray's remarks at the day's session suggest this conclusion. None of the attorneys on either side will say anything regarding the matter, but it Is understood here that in the interval such an effort will be made. VERY INJURIOUS WORK. Physicians Testify That a Miner's Oc cupation Is Unhealthy. Scranton, Pa., Nov. 22.—The exam ination of. Dr. R. H.,Gibbons of Scran ton was immediately resumed when the anthracite strike commission met. He said that the occupation of a miner subjects a man to pleurisy, gout, neu ralgia, asthma, bronchitis, sciatica, and other diseases. He believed the day would come when men will be sub jected to medical examination before they undertake mining. Children, he said, who have suffered from any form of disease of the respiratory passages, bronchitis or pneumonia,!should never be permitted in the mines under the age of fifteen .years because they should have a chance to eliminate tb.e predisposing factor in the case of so called miners' asthma. Dr. Gibbons then described the sur face indications of miners' asthma, his testimony in this respect not differing essentially from that given by other eipert witnesses.. On further examination Dr. Gibbons said" he did not mean to be understood as saying that miners form an un healthy class, but they are debilitated and run down. He spoke of the neces sity for improved ambulance service at the different collieries. The witness- was cross-examined by James H. Torrey, for the,Delaware and Hudson company. In reply to a ques tion Dr. Gibbons said he did not be lieve there was an ambulance in the entire coal regions that had sterile blankets or that the vehicles were sterile. "In fact," said the doctor, "they are a bunch.-jaf infection. Every ambu lance carries death and disease to ev ery unfortunate miner who is placed in it." Dr. Gibbons was followed by Dr. Eugene J. Butler, a member of the central poor board of Luzerne county, who testified that 70 per cent of those in one of the. poorhouses of Liuzerne county were miners and that 40 per cent were crippled by accidents in a,nd about the mines. Many of these, he said, had been insane through worry over their affliction. A man who works a few years as a miner, he de clared, is not fit for anything else. Dr. Butler was excused and the Rey. Dr. Roberts was recalled to the stand. He reiterated his belief expressed in his book that an intelligent and per sistent combination among miners for the maintenance of prices and rates of wages would secure a. just share of the profits for the workers. After reading extracts from an ar ticle in a magazine purported to have been written by Dr. Roberts, the min ers' attorney, Mr. Darrow, asked what was the temper of both parties during the five, months of the strike. The wit ness replied that it was a condition, of war and that both sides were intemper ate. Dr. Roberts, in reply to a ques tion as to what wages'men should re ceive to maintain the American stand ard of living, said that he would place the poverty line at $575 per annum. Under that amount, he said, the min er and his family would suffer phys ically, intellectually and mentally. ,• An Adjournment $o Be Taken. *At the close of Dr. Roberts' examina tion Mr. Darrow, of the counsel for the miners' union, addressing the commis sion, said that there had been consid erable disadvantage in getting the ex act evidence and figures which he knew the cominission wanted. To get at the exact truth he said It would be necessary to have the due bills of the miners running for a, series of years and such information as might be ob tained from the company books, which, it had been stated, \youId be gladly furnished. It would expedite the work of the commission, therefore, he said, If the representatives df the ^miners could have experts examine into these figures privately and to do this would require a little time. There Were many questions which on their face seemed to be contested which could be eliminated. Judge Gray said that the commission would be very glad to cooperate in bringing about the accomplishment of that end. "We have been aware for ^." ?-rl -.wn-i some time," said he, "that while the testimony that has been adduced has been very interesting, and I will not say it has not been of value, still it has not yet been directly upon the points at issue between the parties to this controversy." I Continuing, Judge Gray said: "Ac ceding to the suggestion just made by counsel that an interval or time be al lowed for the preparation of the docu mentary evidence and for a possible agreement as to certain tacts and fig ures which would forward the work of this commission, the commission hopes that an effort will be made by the par ties to come to agreement on nearly all, if not all, the matters now in con troversy, and that they will adopt the suggestion heretofore made by the commission to counsel on both sides that we may aid them in such effort by our conciliatory offices. It seems to us that many of the conditions com plained of, and which have been the subject and study of our examinations, might be better remedied by the par ties to the controversy approaching the subject in a proper spirit and with the purpose of fairly adjusting them. We hope, gentlemen, that the interval of time to be granted may be availed of with this end in view. Of course, in the meantime, we shall proceed with the work before us as we have begun it." Everett Warren, attorney for the Erie Railroad company, coincided with the views of the commission and the attorneys for the operators' side and suggested an adjournment of a week or ten days. It was decided by the commission to adjourn until morning to give the commission an opportunity to consider the amount of time they deem necessary to permit of the prep aration -of the documentary evidence they desire. LONG RACE OF WARSHIPS Cruiser Cincinnati Wins, With the Ala bama a Close Second. New York, Nov. 22.—Carrying a great white bone in her teeth and with phosphorescent sjpray away up on her sharp bows the cruiser Cincinnati forged abreast of Culebra light at mid night, a winder in the greatest ocean race of warships ever run on th,©North Atlantic seaboard says a Herald dis patch from San Juan, P. R. Barely, two miles astern of the cruiser flashed the white searchlight of the great battleship Alabama. She distanced all her rivals of the heavy weight class and had shown her. qual ity by putting up a hammer and tongs struggle all the way from Hampton Roads, Ya., with the fleet-footed cruis er. One by one she had left behind the little gunboat Machias, the Indiana, of Santiago fame the new battleship Kearsarge, her own particular rival,' and last of all, the plucky Massachu-' setts, sister ship of the Indiana. The Cincinnati^ by reason of her speed and lighter type, gave the heavier vessels a-start of thirty-five miles. HILL WANTS ANOTHER ROAD. Valuable Washington Line Would Ben efit Great Northern. St. Paul, Nov. 22.—The policy of the Hill interests to secure control of all small independent lines in the North west is being extended to include the Bellingham Bay and British Columbia road, which occupies a strategic posi tion near the extreme northwestern part of Washington. This road is owned by D. O. Mills and Whitelaw Reid of New York and P. B. Cornwall and Alvinza Hayward of San Francisco. It penetrates a val uable timber district east of What comb and is now building eastward across the Cascade- mountains with the purpose of opening several impor tant mining districts and eventually reaching Spokane, where it will con nect with the Oregon Railway and Navigation company and give the Har riman interests a valuable outlet. To head off this the Hill interests fire understood to be trying to force the Mills syndicate to sell to either the Northern Pacific or Great Northern. PASSED THROUGH NECK. Groton (Conn.) Workman Pierced by Strip of Wood. New London, .Conn., Nov. 22.—John Leonard of Groton, an employe of a shipbuilding company, has been speared by a ten-foot strip of wood that flew from a circular saw. The lancelike missile struck him in the throat, passed entirely through his neck and eighteen inches of the wood projected behind his right ear. Com panions sawed off the greater part of the stick and Leonard walked to a building in the yard. Physicians found tfiat the stick had passed between the muscles and the important vessels of the throat 4nd neck. It was impossi ble to withdraw it witl*ut danger of killing him. All the muscles on one side of the neck had to be cut and the spear was removed ... from the side. Leonard probably will recover. HARVEY LOGAN GUILTY. 0 Great Convicted of Complicity in Northern Robbery. Knoxville, Tenn., Nov. 22.—-Harvey Logan has been found guilty on ten counts charging him with complicity in the robbery of the Great Northern express train in.Montana A moticr for a new trial was made. Schwab Looking Very Well. New York,' Nov. 22,—Charles M. Schwab, president of the United Stat gs Steel corporation,:who has been cruis ing in the Mediterranean, has arrived here on his yacht, the Margharita/says a Herald dispatch from Cannes. He is, adds the correspondent, looking very well. 1 :'L•• v-.v :v.' V-.y! .-u,-V ... The President Returns to Washington From an Unsuccessful Bear Hunt in the South. He Immediately Resumes Work on His .Message, and Enters Upon His Other Official Duties. Cabinet Meeting Attended by all Members But no Important Business Transacted. TWENTY-SECOND YEAR BISMARCK. NORTH DAKOTA. SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 22. 1902. PRICE FIVE €ENTS. the Washington, Nov. 22.—President Roosevelt arrived here at 8 a. m. over the, Southern Railroad. A little crowd was at the station to welcome his re turn. As he left the train he shook hands with the engineer and fireman and thanked them for the safe run they had made. The president and Secretary Cortelyou were driven di rect to the White House. Before 10 o'clock the president, reached his office in the executive building. He began at once to dispose of a mass of business which had ac cumulated during his absence. Prior to the meeting of the cabinet, which had been called for 11 o'clock, the president found time to hold brief interviews with Senators Burrows of Michigan, Scott of West Virginia and Lodge of Massachusetts. During the next four or five days, as opportunity may offer, the N president will put the finishing touches upon his annual message to congress. It is un derstood that the message will be sent to congress on the second day of the approaching session, Tuesday, Dec. 2, owing to the fact that-deaths of mem bers of both houses have occurred dur ing the recess, which will necessitate an adjournment on Monday. The doc ument is almost .completed but some points of it are yet to be written finally and the whole revised. During the early days of next week the president will consult on parts of his message with Republican leaders in congress. All the Members Present. Every member of the cabinet was present at the day's meeting. It was comparatively brief, lasting only about an hour. At its conclusion it was stat ed that no business of serious conse quence was transacted, although some subjects of importance were discussed briefly. Secretary Hay brought with him to the meeting some documents relating to the Status of the negotiations pend ing with Colombia with respect to the Panama canal treaty. He reported the status of the negotiations and it is stated that the president will not be able to say in his message that he is ready to submit to congress a treaty with Colombia in accordance with the Spooner act. Some portions of the president's forthcoming message to congress were considered, but as the features of the document concerning which any divi sion of opinion might arise have not been prepared definitely and will not be until the president shall have had time further to discuss them with leaders in both branches of congress little re specting the message was accom plished. Secretary Root remained with the president for a time after the other members of the cabinet had left the executive offices: It is understood that they discussed matters relating to the war department. GONE DOWN TO FIVE A DAY. Cholera Cases at Manila Show Heavy Decrease. Washington, Nov. 22.—A cablegram has been received from the Philippine commission stating that the number of cases of cholera had gone down to five a day instead of thirty-four a. day a week ago. The message says that the commission feels much relieved and it is believed that the Mariquina water shed, which furnishes the water sup ply for Manila, will not be contaminat ed. Up to a short time ago grave fears were entertained that cholera might be introduced in the Mariquina re gion, although great precautions have been taken to prevent such a result. CANNON CERTAIN TO WIN, Majority of iRepublican Congressmen Pledged to Support Him. Chicago, Nov. 22.—Action by the Re publican congressional delegations of Ohio and Michigan is believed to clinch the election of Congressman Cannon as. the next speaker of the lower house of congress and ag the successor -of David B. Henderson of Iowa*. The nominee will require 104 votes to control the caucus. According to Congresssman Mann, chairman of his campaign committee, Mr. Cannon now has a total of 120 members pledged to him in state caucuses and by personal letters. THIRTY WORKMEN DROWNED. Danube Steamer in ki Off OrsoV^ita: Servian Town. Vienna, Nov, 22.—A Danube steam er, crowded with workmen, sunk off Orsova, a frontier to^n of S^rvia, on an island in the Danube. Thirty of those who wereV on board were drowned. Owipg to the darkness the boats from the shore were only able to rescue five persons. ''^'•••'^'-''k ''/-•••?'•'':Q-: 1:'.': HER HOME IN MEXICO CITY. Mrs. Gore, Killed in Paris, Wife of Wealthy American. Paris, Nov. 22.—Consul General Gowdy's investigation into the shoot ing of Mrs. Ellen Gore Wednesday de velops the fact that Mrs. Gore was a pupil of the famous composer, Mosz kowslci. Her maiden name was Sin clair. She was originally from Cal ifornia, where she married Tom Gore of British Columbia. The couple re moved to Mexico City and became wealthy. They built an extensive apartment house in Mexico City which they called "Gore Court." Jeanne Rydzewiski, the Russian singer in whose apartments Mrs. Gore was killed, is supposed to be related to Major General Rydzewiski, attached to the staff of the Russian czar. Mrs. Gore traveled, studying music in Vienna, Antwerp and Paris under the best masters. De Rydzewiski was a pupil of Lassalle, of the Grand Op era, who speaks in warm terms of the gentleness of his pupil. The police are continuing the inves tigation and have designated Gastinne Renette, the expert armorer, to give an opinion on the wound, whether or not it was self-inflicted. Dr. Soquet has made an autopsy and transmitted his report to the police, but it is said that it contains no new developments. FIVE THOUSAND PERISHED. Additional Details of Guatemala's Vol canic Eruption. San Francisco, Nov. 22.—W. J. Campbell, who arrived here during the day from Guatemala, brings additional details of the damage cause% by the recent volcanic disturbances. In an interview Mr. Campbell said: *"There is no clear idea yet of the loss of life resulting from the volca no's eruption, but from what I could gather before leaving the country I be lieve that 5,000 natives have been killed. There was some talk at San Jose, too, of some of the refugees hav ing been waylaid by robbers, but I saw no instance of this. In fact I bothered very little about anything ex cept the fact that I had bean impov erished and I took the first means of getting back to this country. I heard at San Jose that President Gabrera was trying to suppress the news, but he could not reasonably have expected to do anything like that for the evi dence of ruin was very apparent to everybody." EUROPE WILL SUFFER. Dispatches from Berlin show that with the advent of cold weather the condition of a large section of the Ger man working classes becomes critical. The iron and coal industries in West phalia and Silesia are far from being prosperous. Workmen continue to be dismissed^ apparently with the object of keeping up prices. Complaints are heard on all sides of coal owners and ironmasters supplying foreign markets at prices less than the home consumer is obliged to pay. EPIDEMIC OF MYSTERIES. Series of Incomprehensible Disap pearances at Dututh. Duluth, Nov. 22.—There seems to be an epidemic of mysterious disappear ances at the Head of the Lakes and the police fear, the existence of a cl°~ perate gang of robbers who believe in putting their victims out of the way. Half a dozen cases have been re ported during the past few weeks. Two new cases are furnishing the po lice with much much perplexity. Aft°r drawing $t00 from the bank, Walter Ladell of West Superior has dropr°d out of sight. Clues, theories and log ical deductions lead to me belief that he lost himself this side of the bay. Ray Hall, son of a wealthy and prom inent citizen of Bay City, Mich., has also disappeared from this city, much to the anxiety of his people and the perplexity of his friends. Assassin's Bullet Fatal. Telluride, Colo., Nov. 22.—Arthur L. Collins, general manager of the Smug gler Union Mining company, who was shot by an unknown assassin Wednes day night at. Pandora, died during the morning. He was born in England thirty-five years ago. BRIEF BITS OF NEWS. John.H. Me^ch of Buffalo. N. Y., widely known as a theatrical manager, is dead. He was sixty years of age. Sir Richard J. .Cartwright, minister of trade and commerce of the Domin ion of Canada, l^as been made a privy councillor. Mrs. Le Breton, the another of Mrs. Langtry (Mrs. de Battle), the actress, died Friday at her residence on the Island of Jersey. Ambassador Tower., who has been transferred from St. Petersburg to Ber lin, had his farewell audience with the czar Wednesday. The Frisco system, which recently absorbed the Chicago and Eastern Il linois, is about to gain an Eastern line by forming a close alliance with the Grand Trunk. -fllP 1 ':.••• V:y Is Coldest Winter for Half a Century Predicted. London, Nov. 22.—Europe has been suddenly plunged into midwinter. From all part of England comes sig nals of distress from the out-of-work poor, and applications for employment and assistance are pouring in upon charitable organizations. According to the predictions of German meteoro logical authorities, the winter will be the hardest experienced for more than half a century. ECURITIE8 CASE. Another, Reason Given by Director James for the Formation of the Company. 4 It was for the Purpose of Stability Values and to Prevent a Raid. of The Merger Hearing Takes an Adjourn ment to Meet in St Paul Dec. 5th. New York, Nov. 22.—Replying to questions of counsel for the state oi Minnesota in the hearing of the case of that state against the Northern Se curities company D. Willis .Tames, a director of the company, testified thai he owned 35,000 shares of Great North ern stock, 6,000 shares of Northern Pa cific common, and. 1,900 shares of Northern Pacific preferred before tbo organization of the Northern Securi ties company. After the panic\of May 9, 1901, he bought 5,000 more Northerp Pacific shares from J. P. Morgan & Co. Mr. James said that he and some of his friends decided it would be wise to pool their interests in Great North ern and in reply to a further question he said: "The raid of May 9 showed it was possible that a like attack might be made on Great Northern." "And you decided to unite your in terests with Mr. Kennedy, Mr. Hill, Mr. Morgan and others?" asked M. D. Munn, counsel for Minnesota. "We thought it best for the interests of all concerned that the control should remain where it was. Mr. Hill's man agement had been most successful." The witness said he and his friends did not owr a controlling interest in the Northern Pacific as well as the Great Northern unless the interests held by J. P. Morgan & Co. in the Northern Pacific were included, and then only in case the preferred stock was retired. The witness said he turned in his stock because he deemed it best and wisest. '"You walked right up to the thresh old of this new company and surren dered $35,000,000 of stock for stock iu the new company without any under standing among yourselves?" asked Mr. Munn. "I thought it for the best." "And all your friends did as you did?" "I can only speak for myself." Mr. Munn announced that he would present no further testimony until the examiner sits in St. Paul. Mr. Inger soll, the examiner, set Dec. 5, in St. Paul, for the next hearing. AT A GOOD PROFIT. Armour Disposes of Six Million Bush els of May Wheat. Chicago, Nov. 22.—J. Ogden Armour has just brought off a gigantic coup in wheat by which he not only pocketed profits Of between $150,000 and $250, 000 but also "shook down" a host of trailing shorts. Taking advantage of the new scare over the situation in December wheat, in which he is credited with a con trolling interest, Armour unloaded about 3,000,000 bushels of his long May line at between 77 and 77% cents, with probably an average profit of 4 cents a bushel. The selling was done through com mission houses and was well under way before it was even suspected. After this move the big bull house dumped close to another 3,000,000 bushels in the pit at between 77 and 76^2 cents. Probably on the 6,000,000 bushels there was an average profit of 3 cents a bushel. The market bore up well under this heavy load, and after the selling slackened only 1% cents off. CONFISCATED BY UNCLE SAM. Mrs. Dulles Fails to Recover Her $2Cy 000 Necklace. New York, Nov. 22.—Judge Adams, in the United States district court, has directed the jury to find for the government in the case of Mrs. Ida Harrison Dulles from whom a $26,000 •pearl necklace was taken on her ar rival from Europe some months ago. Judge Adams said Mrs. Dulles had failed to comply with the requirements of the customs service and declare the pearls, and that, therefore, thev should be forfeited. The seizure was made by a special agent of the treas ury department. Mrs. Dulles, in her defense, said she intended to declare the necklace but that she desired to consult her husband on the steamship dock before doing so. While she was talking to her husband the treasury agent stepped up and asked her to hand him the necklace, which she was wearing at the time. MONEY IN A MATTRESS. Racine Woman Finds One Thousand Six Hundred Dollars. Racine, Wis., Nov. 22.—While Mrs. Theodore Wiechers was examining an old mattress at her home she discov ered a hole through whieh she thought she saw greenbacks. Ripping off the cover she found $1,600. The mattress was formerly owned by Mr. and Mrs. Charles Broecker. Mr. Broecker died about four years ago, and bis wife is in an insane asylum. STATE NEWS Barbers itc-h is fashionable at Minnt. Gasoline street lambs will be in stalled p-t Milton. Residents of Kulm gave a ball i.i honor c£ Senator Sharpe. Tlis Northern Pacific has laid off 200 men in its Brainend shops. Goodrich people are circulating a pe tition fcr daily mail service. School land sold as high as .$22 an acre at the recent Barnes county sale. Dr. Dunhaim of the state agricultural college has resigned as chief veterin arian. There were 200 witnesses before the grand jury at the term of U. S. court in Fargo. Eilbert' Skinner was caught by tiie pilot of an engine and instantly killed at Hankinson. The Fai-go Call advises the people of Fargo to watch the city council and t£e street ear ordinance. John Rudin, known as the "Portal Giant" Jjecause at his immense size, died at Minoit of typhoid fever. Robert Dickson, of Langdont brother of States Attorney Dickson of Cava lier county, died of typhoid fever. The Milton Globe predicts that Cav alier county will give a greater .major ity for Roosevelt than Pembina in. 1904. Landlord Ent of the Commercial hotel at E-llendale went to sleep in his chair and sracmte villain abstracted .$25 from his pocket. The Flickertail Flicker argues that Grand Forks and Fargo favor resub mission. j-udging from the vote oast for the democratic ticket. The Valley City Times-Record an nounces that Hon. George M. Youig has consented to become a candidate for speaker of the house. The Dickey County Leader savs Senator Little has many friends down that way who would be pleased to s?e him elected United States senator. Twenty acres of land used for farm ing purposes in St. Thomas towns hi o. Pembina county, sold for SI on an aero the top notch price for lands in thr-.t section. Railroad Oammissioner Andy Schatz of Wells county was serenaded by en thusiastic- friends at Goodrich the other day and made a neat speech in re sponse to the serenade. Sheriff Carroll of Ward county went out to Montana after John Ott, who stole harness froim Martin Jacobson. Ott blew his brains out with a rifle and the sheriff had to come back empty handed. Fred Weber made a complaint against Pharaoh Fergus at Jamestow.i, changing him with keeping a bawiiy house and now Fergus is suing fcr $2.a(y damages to his good name and feelings. Welton McDonald, a successful Klondiker, has sold out his mining in terests and returned to his home in Dickinson. He made a fortune in the Klondike and is willing to let some one else have a clianoe. Editor Lloyd Wells of the Souris Republican, has been placed under ar rest cn a charge of criminal libel for publishing a letter in which a certain democratic candidate was charged with carrying whisky during the late cam paign. In addition to losing his office by fire. Editor Marshall McClure suffered I he loss .r^ -X Bismarck the Metropolis of the Great Missouri Slope Country of North Dakota of house and barn on his farm recently, -erne incendiary having firo-i thorn. Mac is building a new Optic office and getting out the Optic occa sionally. The official canvass of the votes in the Thirty-first legslative district shows the following result: McClure, oil) Lish, ."00 Senour, 4!W Foley. 472 Martin, 4o4 Kilzer, 432. The three having the highest vote are elected as representatives from the Thirty-first district. It will be not iced 'that there is very little difference in the vote as it is graduated down. Mr. McClure leads Mr. Lish with 10 votes, Mr. Lisii leads Mr. Senour by 10 votes, and Mr. Senour leads Mr. Foley by 21 votes. KRUPP IS DEAD. GREAT GUNMA'KER AND RICHEST MAN IN GERMANY DIES SUB DENLY. Berlin, Nov. 22,-—Herr Kruipp, tlv?! great gunmaJk»r, and richest man Germany, died suddenly, at Essen this® afternoon. 4 Vi ii'