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Weakly Established 1879 Daily 1681 TWENTY-THIRD YEAR. CAPTURED AN INSURGENT CITY Imperial Turkish Troops Occupy Recently Seized by the Forces. Constantinople, Aug. 15.—The Im perial troops nave occupied Krushevo, twenty-three miles north of Monastir, which was recently seized liy the in surgents. A force of 4,(mm) troops be sieged the place and bombarded it with artillery. The lighting with the revolutionists is still proceeding outside the town. Consular advices from Monastir and Salonica endorse the belief that any overt movement in those towns on the part of the revolutionary committees will lead to a massacre of the Bul garian Inhabitants by the Mussulmans. The panic continues at Monastir, where the shops are closed. A settlement of the indemnity for the murder of M. Rostkovski, the Rus sian consul at Monastir, is imminent. The government's offer of $80,000 to the widow appears to be satisfactory to Russia. Dispatches received by the porte give particulars of a number of en counters with the insurgents. The lat ter attacked the village of (Jumenke, throwing bombs in it. but official dis patches say thej were repulsed. The foreign representatives have de manded of the porte protection for the consuls and foreign residents at THREE DEAD, MANY INJURED. Maniac at Winfield. Kan., Fires Into Crowd. Winfield, Kan.. Aug. 15.--Gilbert Twigg. once a soldier in the Philip pines. armed himself with a double barreled shotgun and revolver and at tacked a crowd of persons that surrounded the bandstand, killing three men, probably fatally wounding three others and injuring twenty more before he was shot by a police man. The band had just finished playing "Hiawatha'' when Twigg came up and tired both barrels of his shotgun at the bandstand. R. E. Oliver, a mu sician, fell with his back and arms full of shot. The crowd surged toward Twigg and he. having reloaded his piece, fired two charges into the audience. Men and women fell to the ground in pain, (rushing children beneath them. Those who were not injured scat tered in every direction, knocking many others to the ground This panic allowed Twigg to reload and fire several times at the fleeing women and men. At last Policeman George Nichols came up ami. waiting behind a tree for an opportune moment, con fronted Twigg just as the madman, had discharged his fowling piece Twigg dropped the shotgun and. draw ing a pistol, tired at the policeman. The bullet went wild. Before Twi'tg had time to tire a second bullet Nidi-| ols put a bullet through the man ab domen. Twigg fell mortally wounded.. DOUBLE LYNCHING REPORTED. White Man and Negro Victims of Geor gia Mob. Albany, Ga.. Aug IT,.—Heports re ceived here dining the morning are to the effect that a white man named Thompson and King Wright man. a negro, wen- lynched at Hartstield. Colquitt county, sixty miles trom here, for assaulting a while woman near llartslield last Saturday night \s soon as the assault upon the white woman was reported a posse was organized Wrightman. tin gro. tied and had been hiding swamps. Thompson had quietly at home and it is made no attempt to escape. The mob. to make sure of th ant. hanged both of the men tie- in the remained said had Thompson stated that it was the ne gro who committed the assault and the nosse started in pursuit of the negro, who. when aptured, implicated Thompson. WHEAT BRINGS A DOLLAR. Sales at That Figure on the Minneap olis Exchange. Minneapolis, Aug. 15.—Cash wheat sold for $1 during the day for the first time since 1 SI'S. The September option went to cents, the highest figure in tourteeii years, and is expected to go higluT. When $1 was paid for a car ot No. 1 Northern a yell went up from the traders oil 'change and messages were soon speeding to every speculative market of the world that Minneapolis had sold at high mark. After this sale $1."1 was bid am! $1J'2 was asked for cash wheat, but small, as ott'erln is transactions were were limited. In 1888 this figure was exceeded, hut it was a manipulated market. ent prices are due wholly to natutal conditions. TO HIMSELF Loans FRIENDS. AND of Trust Company Treasurer Causes Its Suspension. Baltimore, Aug. 15.—W. E. P- Duval, the expert appointed to examine- the* books of the lately suspended tit Trust and Hanking company, has filed a report in which it is alleged that the troubles of the bank are due to loans made by Treasurer Frank J. Kohler to himself and personal friends. These unauthorized loans a**reeated Krushevo, Insurgent Monastir. The grand vizier nas prom ised effective measures of protection. The Mussulmans in The disturbed area are persistently demanding arms and ammunition to protect themselves against the Christians. This is con sidered a dangerous factor in the situ ation. IMMEDIATELY EXECUTED. Courtmartial Condemns Murderer of Russian Consul. Constantinople, Aug. 15.—A court martial held at Monastir condemned the gendarme. Halim, to death for the murder of M. Rostkovski, the Russian consul at Monastir. The sentence was immediately carried out. Another gendarme was sentenced to Bfteen years' penal servitude. Turkiah Oppression Alleged. Sofia, Bulgaria, Aug. 15.—The Bul garian government is preparing a memorandum to the powers giving statistics of the acts of oppression by the Turkish officials in Macedonia since the institution of the reform pro gramme three months ago and other evidence in support of Bulgaria's be lief in the hi., lessness of expecting any good result from the Russo-Aus trian reform plan. J1 ."»4.oiio. ot which $.~.("iii was loaned to Kohler himself. Kohler has left Baltimore and is said to be in the West. He formerly lived in St Paul. The capital stock of the company has been wiped out and the stockhold ers must meet an assessment et Hie per out to pay outstanding indebted ness. PLOT TO KILL PRESIDENT. Many Arrests Made in Consequence in San Domingo. Paris. Aug. 15.— Dispatches from San Domingo say that a plot to murder General Alejandro Wos Gil. the president, has been discovered and that there have been many arrests. President Wos Gil overthrew the former president. General Hernando Vasquez. at the time of the revolution last spring and proclaimed himself president, being subsequently elected. His election was proclaimed by con gress on July 22. MINES ON FIRE AGAIN. Verde Copper Shafts Burning With Redoubled Fierceness. Austin. Tex., Aug. 15.—T. F. Polter, who arrived here during the day from Jerome. Ariz., says that tiie fire in the famous I'll it ed Verde copper mines at that place, which was thought to have been extinguished a few months ago, has broken forth with redoubled fierce ness. The fresh outbreak occurred on the TiiiO foot level and has reached the I bottom of the mine at the 700-foot level, according to Mr. Polter. RETIRED ARMY OFFICER. Captain Harry E. Smith Suicides at I Los Angele6. l.os Angeles, ("al Aug. 15.—The body ot a man found dead in a room at the Hotel Southern has been iden tified as that of Captain Harry E. Smith. I' S A., retired. He was known as James Wilson Two weeks ago he gave the hotel proprietor a 1 draft for $75 on his wife. Mrs. Blanche Smith of Detroit. The draft was re turned unpaid and Smith was not again seen alive. I Machinist Ground to Pieces. Davenport, la.. Aug. l.i. Albert Heitzmann. a machinist at the Anieri can Car company plant, was killed by the shafting during the morning. lie was drawn into the machinery, His clothing was torn off. his legs, and neck broken and a mis sail- his body badlv ground up before the machinery was stopped. AMERICAN CONSUL REPORTS. Hurricane in Martinique Caused Im mense Damage. Washington. Aug 15.—The state da part ment has receive-d the following cablegram from John Jewell. Amer ican consul at Martinique, dated Fort de France: "Cane cocoa and coffe-e crops total loss- fruits and vegetables completely destroyed every town and village in thousands of houses down deaths few: communication is difficult: tireadstuffs. provisions and galvanized rooting will find re-ady sale. The state department has received the" following cablegram from King- stejn. S Endorse Miles* Administration. Rochester. N V., Aug If .-—At the dav's session of the I'nion \eterans union national encampment tion was passed commending the ad ministrative acts of Lieutenant eral Nelson A. Miles resolu ad- (ien-1 has been de- Tal Nelson A. b» jrer'^'Sa 4 1 have' afflicted the organization "he bolt at the Des Moines convention I in 1SW WILL ENFORCE DEMANDS. Russian Fleet Dispatched to Turkish Waters to Enforce Demands. St. Petersburg, August 15.—A squad ron of the Russian Black Sea fleet has been ordered to Turkish waters. This squadron is intended to emphasize Russia's intention of exacting a com plete compliance with her demands for the murder of the consul at Mon astir. MURDER AND SUICIDE. Kansas City Man Murders His Wife and Kills Himself. Kansas City, August 15.—George B. Kvans, manager of the American transfer company today killed his wife a leading society woman and then committed, suicide. Mrs. Kvans had recently brought suit for divorce. Indiana Man Murdered ana Wounded. KILLED uaugnter Union City, Ind., Aug. 15.—The body of Daniel Rudolph, a threshing ma chine operator near Rossville, ten miles northeast of this city, was found with a bullet bole through the head and his daughter, Sadie, aged fifteen, was discovered in an unconscious con dition with a wound in the head as if made by a glancing revolver shot. George Potter, in the employ of Ru dolph. was arrested and will be held but Governor Heard disregarded for a preliminary hearing. recommendation. TWO ARE FOUND GUILTY Jett and White are Found Guilty of Assass* ination of Marcum and are Sentenced to Life. Cynthiana. Ky.. Aug. 15.—The jury i:i the case of Curtis Jett and Thomas White, charged with the assassination of James B. Marcum at Jackson, Ky., returned a verdict of guilty during the morning, fixing the punishment on each at life imprisonment. The verdiit was returned at a time when there were but few persons in the courtroom. The only attorney present was County Attorney Web ster. Jett received the verdict with comparative indifference and calmness. While, who has apparently been under a severe strain during the trial. Hushed Up and his eyes filled with tears. Attorney Golden, for the defense, elated that a motion for a new trial would be made as soon as possible. The general opinion seems to be that the motion will lie oven uled by the court and tli..t it will then go to ine court of appeals. 1 First Conviction in Noted Feud. 'i\ie last has Peen on trial almost three weeks-. Having been begun .July 117. At the hi si tiial al Jackson tiie jury disagreed and 11 is uelieved that the piescnt verdict was a compromise, wnh a juror opposed to capital punish ment. I'lie friends ol Captain Li. 1,. Eweii and other witnesses for the common wealth, who have suffered greatly anil were living in tear of their lives, are greatly relieved. They expected the AFTER SPIRITED DEBATE. Building Trades Convention Endorses Hearst for President. Deii' er. Aug. 15.—-The National Building Trades council convention, after a spirited debate, endorsed Con-' gre-sstiianelect William Randolph Hearst of New York for president ol the I'nited States by a vote of 28 to 1H. After the veite had been taken thej opponents of the resolutiem withdrew^ their objections and the endorsement was made unanimous. Resolutions were adopted commit ting the council to the principles of strict trade autonomy and recogniz ing the indisputable rights of any or each trade to their own separate and distinct organizations without hin drance or interference from any other organization. A resolution was adopt ed that amended the constitution so that all local unions or e-rafts whose national or international organiza- .Mini lainiica signed "American Con- tions are affiliated with the National "'po„ Antonio greatly damaged by Hurricane. Many .lead and seriously tnjur.-d are constantly reported to the, onsulatc." jainaie... Building Trades council shall be re- quired to affiliate with local building trades councils in their vicinity. ENGLISH CHAMPION WINS, Tennis Doherty Defeats Larned Tournament. Southampton. I.. 1.. Aug. Doherty. Putin tribune. BISMARCK. NORTH DAKOTA. MATI'KDAY. AlUl'ST 15, 1908. PRICE FIVE CENTS PARADE AND BANQUET. Philippine Veterana at Manila Cele brate Occupation Day. Manila, Aug. 15.—Veterans ot the Army of the Philippines celebrated Occupation day with a parade in which 800 men took part, clad in the old reg ulation service clothing of blue shirts and khaki. A banquet was after wards served at which the story of the campaign during the stirring period in the early occupancy of the terri tory, closing by the capture of the city of Manila, was told and the bat tles fought over again around the fes tive board. Commissioner Smith was the chief 6peechmaker of the evening. Two-thirds of the veterans, soldiers ot the campaign, now serve in one posi tion or another under the civil govern* ment. A WHOLE FAMILY. Murderer Batson Executed at Lake Charlea, La. New Orleans, Aug. 15.—A. E. Bat •on was banged at l^ake Charles dur ing tbe day for tbe murder of the Earl family in February, 1902, near Welsh. The crime was not discovered for sev eral days after it was committed, when Batson, a Held hand of the Earl family, appeared in l^ake Charles with stock for sale, representing himself as Ward Earl. Relatives found the bodies of Mrs. Earl and four children shot and their throats cut. Batson has always denied the crime. The board of par dons recommended his commutation, the death penany, whim, they vveie conli went, would have been lollo\ve- i. confessions Horn the comic mneit me exposing pa.ties high in auuioiny Dieathill county wno aie onsiuered to be back ol the conspiracy. There have been twenty-seven lives lost within the pant two ears in the lih:gis-CocK. rill feud in Ltieatnitt coun ty and Ibis is the first conviction, arrests oi indictments nad been made until last May, when the troops were ordered to Jackson to protect the grand jury and afterward the trial jury and witnesses. Jett is still under in (liltment tor killing Town Marshal Cockerill. I Jett maintained his composure on he aring the verdict as much as ever, winle White was greatly affected. Jett said previously the rope had never 1 The veiiii.i occasioned little sui prise lieie alter tue deliberation ol the jury had been so prolonged. The oniv duvbtiou vvhi'ii caused the delay, it is said, was that ot punishment, death or hi'' imprisonment. .The vcreili on the whole is regai d ed as a victory lor the defense, as the pi os« culiott asked that no middle ground he taken anil that the mi.! tit her go anointed or be hanged. been made with which to hang aim, but he- made no remarks after the ver diet. The mends ot the defendants showed sue relief as to leave no doubt of their pievious apprehensions ol the death penalty. Later in the day the attorneys for the defense made a motion for a new trial and the court took it under ad visement. PLOT TO RELEASE JETT. Dy namite Found in Cell Formerly Oc cupied by Prisoner. Winchester. Ky.. Aug. 15.—The dis Covery ot two sticks of dynamite' in the cell in the Clark county jail for merly occupied by Cut lis Jett. the convicte.'d assassin of J. B. Marcum of lfnathill county, lias given rise to a story ol a piot to release Jetl during tlit time he was confined here await ing uial. The dynamite was found in wi.ter pipe by a negro, who is the 'only prisoner who has occupied the cil since Jen was re-moved. The quantity ot the explosive was siiiile ieni to have blown the jail to atoms. piayiug with all the mrce that lie pos s: s-ed for tile points. The steadiness of the Briton cartied him past the dangerous places and he won the vantage and game by placing the ball to I.arned's backhand and taking the points on his errors. The- American service was very weak and lie lo*t many points by double- laulis when he most needed ihem. BLOODY BATTLE IN MEXICO. Maya Indians Defeat Government Sol diers With Great Loss. Mexico City. Aug. 15.—The blood iest battle of the Maya Indian re.-bei lion has Just occurred in Yucatan, ac cording lo dispatches received he-re. It is stated that a large body of In dians who were- supposed to have been subdued made an unexpected attack on a eletac hment of government troops. Sixty of the latter were killed and seriously wounded. The soldiers were forced to withdraw from the fielet, leav ing their eb-ad and wounded behind. A number of Mayas were killed. It is thought that the Mayas received their arms and ammunition from British Honduras traders. The government has taken strenuous steps toward quelling this new uprising. I 15— H. L. the English tennis champion, defeated William A. l.arned, the Amer ican champion, in the* final match of the singles on the courts of the was won score of trouble, that in three straight sets by the im.tMit the organization since t-l. h-2, tel. ... In the opening set three of the games went to deuce, the American Branch Institutions Close. Duluth. Aug 15.—As a result of the closing of the Commercial batik of this city owing to the embezzlement of $ts.iTo*' by Ernest E. Johnson, its bookkeeper, the Hank of Cloquet, Minn., and the Commercial bank at Carlton. Minn., both branches of the Duluth institution, have closed their doors. KILLS THE CANAL TREATY Colombian Senate Committee Adopts Nine Amendments, which Effectually Kill the Canal Treaty. rrfr.tn. Colombia. Aug. 15.—The cp.ra. tr .!y eemmitree has rendered a •c -ort accepting the Hay-llerran e:it ir. r.t vith r.ii.e substantial amend- •Vrcfze'to snd Joaquin for the rejection of the be ct( tn a: .. the The sn.ate, by a vote of 17 to 8. has dt'tide.l to discuss the treaty in public :~sio:is in spits of the opposition of tne minister of loreign affairs to such a plan. Washington. Aug. 15.—The action ol the Colombian senate committee in adopting nine amendments to the canal treaty, any one of which will be fatal to the treaty owing to the impos sibility of securing their adoption by the I'nited States senate, which must accent or reject them, has practically GROSSCUP 60UNDS WARNING. Supervision of Monopolies Necessary to Save Nation. Dixon, 111. Aug. 15.—Judge Peter S. Grossi up of the I'nited States circuit court, in an address before the Lu theran assembly, expressed his belief tha' in the supervision of monoplies by the government lies the only hope for tiie perpeluation of the American na till, and sounded a warning against the n.anipulalion of securities in me il.teiesi of unscrupulous ifkunoters fend sp dilators. In the tail that within the last ten j«nts the posits in savings banks iiav $lli,otni.i('0.i.i"i a sinister rather than a sanguiin meaning was traced, the judge deihiilng that under normal conditions this vast amount would have been invested by the laboring classes, but :h .t it was lying idle lie cause "polite swindlers and highup rascals" went able to subvert the Saws and give to stocks a value that they do not really possess. "We can never go back to the days of our boyhood." said the speaker, "but we can go back to the days when the man with $1h ilid not have to hoard it or entrust it to his neighbor for safe-keeping, but could put it into industries, sure that it would return with earnings. "What should be done? Change the laws so that no set of men can or ganize a corporation except on a strict legal basis. Then put it under sudi sui "i vision as the national banks are subject to, and I believe that, little by I little, ibis in'tiicmc hoarding in the savings banks of $ ii ii ii ii will be trickling into ownership again." CITY IN GALA ATTIRE. San Francisco Ready for Grand Army Encampment. The oniiniitee iu charge of the parade and all the either •emimii te-e. arranging fen the reception of the ilelegates have- almost completed their work and nothing has been left un done to insure the sm ess of the vari ous entei tainments provieleil lor the guests. The cities of the interior are join ing heartily in the good work with their usual hospitality and carloads NO DECISION REACHED. President Will Consult Members Be fore Calling Extra Session. Oyster Bay, N. V., Aug. 15.—Finan cial legislation and other work of the proposed extraordinai session of eon Kress were discussed during the day by the president with several of his callers The first arrivals were Sec retaries Shaw and Hitchcock, respec tively of the treasury ami interior de partment. In addition to some depart mental questions which they desired to bring to the president's attention they considered with him the sugges tions made by the members of the senate subcommittee on finance al their confeieiic.e with the president on Wednesday night, particularly with regarel to an extraordinary session ot congress at a date earlier than Nov. 'J. Considerable opposition has devel oped to the idea of calling the extra session in October. The point is made that many senators anel repr lives will be engaged during October In their state campaigns anel that it would be politically unwise for them I to leave their stateB at such a time. **i Bismarck, tha Metropolis of tha Great Missouri Slope Country of North Dakota. killed the treaty ana is believed that President Koosevelt almost surely will decide to select the Nicaraguan canal route. Officials of the department of state and Senor Herran, the Colombian charge d'affaires here, are in the dark as to the exact nature of these amend ments. From meager and mutilated official dispatches received, however, it is known that the two principal amendments provide for a large and unreasonable increase in the bonus demanded of the I'nited States for the strip of territory through which to construct the waterway, and for a provision which prohibits the Colom bian government giving the United States absolute and perpetual control over this territory. Officials of the state department are disgusted and disappointed at the ac tion of the Colombian committee, as it means a long delay In the construc tion of the canal. It was announced during the day thai no definite conclusion regarding the date of the extraordinary session yet has been reached and that no decision would be announced until the presi dent shall have consulted members ol both branches of congress and others. PARLIAMENT PROROGUED. King's Speech Read to Joint Session of Both Houses. Lomlou. Aug. 15.—Parliament was prorogued during the day until Nov. 2. The house eil commons assembled with the lords, where the speech from increased Irom $L',(iiiu.ii(i(i.Hii to the throne was read. The speech was of little general and political interest. It alluded to the. cordiality of the king's reception in Portugal, Italy and France anil to the return visit of Presi dent I .on bet, "whose visit has given rise to a striking exhibition of the feelings of mutual good will which prevail in the two countries." The meist interesting portion of the speech to America deals with Ireland. It says: "The warm expressions of good will with which I was everywhere received greatly touched me. My visit enabled me to realize how much was being attempted to improve the housing ac commodation for the working popula tion, stimulate commercial activity, advance the methods of agriculture, develop technical education anel pro vide for the sick and infirm. Much re mains to be done, but it. was with feel ings of the deepest gratification that I noticed signs of increasing concord among all classes in Ireland, presag ing. as I hope, a new era of united efforts for the general welfare." Referring to the Irish land bill the speech says it offers inducements to the land owners to continue their resi ele-nce among the countrymen and pro vides facilities for improving the con ditions of life in the poorer districts -if the West. It adels: "This reform, by removing the *ncient causes of social dissensions. 1 San I'ran: isco, Aug. 15.—The dele-: gates to the national »!. A. R. encamp-' ment ontiniie to arrive and the city is in gala attire in honor of the oeca sion. Banners, streamers and tlags wave from the orname-iital poles which line .Market street for its entire length, while he lines of electric globes strung across the street with myriads of small lamps iu suspension I urn night into a blaze of light. A'ill. I heartily trust, conduce to the vommon benefit of all my Irish sub jects SUSTAINS FORAKER ACT. Decision of United States Circuit Court of New York. New Yot k, Aug. 15.— Judge- Ray. in the I te-d Stales circuit court, has handed down an opinion sustaining the const it ii ilit of the Foraker act, which provided a new revenue tax oil niei haiidise- brought into the I'nitt State from Porto Uico alter the isl and .eased to lie a ioiei^n country. The decision sustains a demurrer in terposed by the I'tiiteil States in an aiiiin commenced iif-ainst by the sugar importing firm of l.-^scelles Co. of New York. Tin- firm imported a e-iii'go of sugar fiom I'lrto Rico em June 1l'. IM'!'. which was place-el on Its arrival in a bonded warehouse. The entry was liipiiilat«-d Nov. 14. IKI'-.i, limb tile e\isiii,g llingley tariff ait. On .Line i| the entry was re-liquidated and dmies re-assessed under the- For aker act. The- firm protested against the Imposition of any anil all duties. Finally, under protest, $2,5tM) duty was paid and suit for its recovery insti tuted. The government demurred, I claiming that the goods were dutiable under the so-called Foraker act and 1 of fruit and flowers will be coining into San Francisco daily in-xt week for distribution among the veterans and th' ir iiie-nds from Sai ranienio. San Jose-. Santa Hose- and other fruit growing centers throughout the state. An endeavor is being made to have next Wednesday, the- day when the big military paiade will take- place, lie dared a gene ral holiday. Nearly all the more prominent business houses will give their e-niployes a half holiday, and it is believed many others will fol-j low suit. Judge Day sustained the demurrer. The real question at issue, and one not previously raised, was that por tion of the Foraker act which provided for the assessing of merchandise at bonded ware-houses at the time the new law went into effect. NO FEAR OF SINKING. Damaged Battleship Massachusetts Contiues to Settle. Bar Haibot'. .Me-.. Aug. 15.—The L'nited Sta'cs battleship Massachu setts. which was seriously damaged by striking the pinnacles of Kgg rock Wednesday, inutilities to settle, but the officers say the hange is so sligh' to give no ground tor fear that the ship will fill with water and sink. Sailing orders were momentarily ex pected, with the probable destination esent'ie Brookly navyyaril, where the ship would be drydocked for repairs. Cap tain Eaton sai'l his ship would be able to proceed under her own steam when orders were received.