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ji im I •fa I '£&} I VOL. 1, NO. 168. A MINOT MAN AMONG INJURED Spreading Kails, Probably Caused by Snnken Ends, Is Given as the Cause of the Accident. AHMIIM PMM Spreading rails, probably caas ed by sunken ends, was given as the cause. The dead: N. EDWARD MUNSON, engln eer, Hlllyard, Wash. FRANK BALL, fireman, Hill- 1 yard. CHAS. DANNER, mall cletk, Spokane. GEORGE B. STRICKLAND, ex press messenger. HOWARD CURTIS, lumberman, Spokane. T. J. DOLBOW, Spokane. Unidentified man at Buchanan's undertaking rooms has a &7 rem start to The Westbound Fast Mail on the Great Northern Jumps the Track While Emerging From a Tunnel Near Gams den, Wash., and the Engine, Mail, Baggage and Smoking Oars Plunge Over a 70-Foot Embankment Into Diamond Lake and Are Buried Under 120 Feet of Water. to The Eralu Time*. Spokane, July 2L—At least seven lives were lost, seven per* sons were seriously injured and a score ot others sustained eats and bruises In the wrech of the fast mall train on the Great Northern a mile and a quarter east of Camden, Waslk, thirty-five miles east of Spokane, yesterday afternoon, when the locomotive, mall, baggage and smoking cars left the rails, while emerging from a tunnel and plunging over a 70-foot embankment were sub merged In the waters of Diamond lake. browir mustache and wears an Odd Fel low pin. Among the seriously Injured are: John Lord, actor, Seattle left hand cut and face bruised and back hurt Walter W. Boss, news agent, Seattle wrist cut. Henry Byoeum, Mlnot, S. D. badly burned and hurt internally. Immediately after the smoker struck the water there was a blinding flash, which spread over a part of the car not submerged and fire followed. The Impact was so terrific that several cars on the rear of the train were wrenched and twiBted and the fact that the couplings did not break on the dining, tourist and sleeping cars was the only thing that averted even a greater loss of life. Engineer Mun son and Firemen Bell evidently stuck to their posts and It is believed, too, that the locomotive is in from 100 to 300 feet of water. Two divers made half a dozen attempts to find the loco motive, but they were not successful. W. S. Ninneman, a contractor for the. construction work on the Oregon Rail road & Navigation Co., broke through a window to escape from burning in the half submerged smoker. Mr. Ninneman said: "We were coming at a fearful speed through that tunnel and we passengers were all wondering if the engineer had lost his senses, driving at that rate of speed with a sharp curve ahead. I think we must surely have been going forty-five miles an hour." ORQP REPORTS ARE MISLEADING Dispatch From Barnes County Says Bumper Yield is Over estimated. BLACK BUST IS DISCOVEBED Special to The Kvnilic Tlmea. Valley City, N. D.. July 24.—The re ports of Jones and others to the Min neapolis chamber of commerce are misleading and untruthful as to the bumper crop of the ntlfthwest. After an Interview with over fifty different farmers In this district the concensus of opinion Is that the late crop of hart wheat is hurt 50 per cent and black rust is developing in the early wheat. Large farmers are offering their whole crop for 8, 10 and 12 bushels to the acre at September prices. I ti V' li .** 5M" ,-Vh- He Evening Tlmea plays ne hmttn. It la (fee Peoptos Fki ftalsh. t,/,. 5 RED RIVER VALLEY EXPOSITION, $ 1 *y„j An Uncompleted Structure in South Farmington, Mass., Falls, Burying Many in the Ruins. TWENTY-FOUR MEN ARE MISSING Work of Bemovlng the Bodies Is Con tinued All Night Long AnoelaM PKH The Evcilag Tinea. South Farmlngham, Mass* Jaly 24.—The Amsden building, an an completed structure In this city, collapsed yesterday. Ten work men were reported to be burled $ In the rains. Under, the light of electric lamps the work of exhuming bodies of the victims of the collapsed Amsden build ing went on unceasingly through the night, but this morning brought no increase to the list of known dead. At dawn there were still nine bodies at the morgue, one other victim could be seen in the ruins, eight of the in jured were at the hospitals, two others were at their homes, while the list of missing still remained at six, making a total of twenty-four who so far as could be learned today, were about the building, when the support gave away and sent tons of cement, iron columns and steel beams crashing in a tangled mass into the basement. TWO ATTEMPTS BY KIDNAPPERS. Italians, Thoaght to be "Black Hands," Woald Steal Moaat Vernon Child. Aaaaelate* Frew to The Rmlig Tlmea. New York, July 24.—The second at tempt to kidnap a child In two days has been reported to the Yonkers po lice. About 11 o'clock on Monday night two Italian strangers attempted to enter the first floor of an Italian tenement house in the Bronx River Road, near Springer avenpe, Mount Vernon. Carmine Gazzo, who lives on the second .floor, was awakened by the noise, and aroused the other tenants, ftfifr of whom chased the strangers across the Bronx river, while Josep hine Gotto, daughter of Joseph Gotto, was playing in the yard of the tene ment house, the men returned, and one picked up Josephine and ran. The kidnappers were pursued and the man with the girl dropped her and hastened away with his companion. The men are thought to be members of a "Black Hand" society. AUTO SMASH IX FRANCE. Mr. Stlllman, of New York Reported Seriously Injured. Aaaoelated Press Cahle to The Ereilig Tlmea. Lisleux, France, July 24.—While an automobile, in which were Mr. Still man, of New York: Mrs. Greenway, two other women, a girl and the chauffeur, was being driven at a high rate of Bpeed in the direction of Dives-sur-Mer, it crashed into a heavy wagon. Both vehicles .were over turned and smashed. Mr. Stillman and the driver of the wagon were seriously injured, and Mrs. Greenway and the chauffeur slightly hurt and the others shaken. All were'taken to the hospital here. PAID FOB" BOY HERO'S FUNERAL. Italian Ranker's Daughter Aids Parents of Lad Who Tried to Save Another. Associated Press to The Gvrilif Tlmea. New York, July 24.—Miss Giulia MoroBini, daughter of the Italian banker, went to the Kingsbridge po lice station to get more particulars about the death of little Johnnie Whelan, of Heath avenue, Kings bridge, who lost his life in Spuyten Duyvll Creek, while trying to save Tony Sperario from drowning. Tony got out. "There is $50 to help bury him," Miss Moroslni said, handing Captain McGlynn five $10 bills. She turned away, then came back to the desk. ILLEGAL FENCING. Ranchmen Who Have Fenced the Pub lic Domain Being Prosecuted. Associated Press to The Bralig Ttaaea. Omaha, Neb., July 24.—Seven suits were filed in the federal court toda by District Attorney Goss against ranchmen in the western part of the state to compel them to remove un lawful fences from the public domain. They are alleged to have a total of 293,000 acres illegally enclosed. Sev eral of the defendants are already under indictment in connection with alleged land frauds. BIG BLACKSNAKE FOUGHT BIBD DOG. Bveilac Times Special Service. Millville, N. J., July. 24.—Hearing an unusual racket in the barn on the farm of Game Warden George Phifer, at Cumberland, this morning, his adopted daughter, Miss Carrie Whittick, went .to make an investigation and was amazed to find a seven-foot biacksnakc and their valuable bird dog in a fierce fight. She watched it for a moment .and then hurriedly procured a pitch fork and dispatched the reptile. Mr. Phifer says that it was the largest blacksmikc ever seen in that neighbor hood. 1 I .W x'"Tjr''4" $? wa* London, July 24.—A dis patch to the Renter Telegram company from Odessa, timed 3:50 p. m. says: Anti- Jewish outbreaks have commenced here and a Associated Press (a The Bveilac Tlstes. Helena, Mont., July 24.—F. August us Heinze, the Butte copper man C. D. McLure, of St. Louis, and James Breen, of Spokane, have bought what is knotfn as the "Porphyry Dike,'' twelve miles south of Helena. Mr. Heinze has arrived here to make a personal inspection of the property preparatory to beginning work on a large scale. The Dike is a veritable mountain of low grade gold ore, not excelled in vastness or richness, it is said, by even the famoqp Treadwell, of Alaska. The company has bought a 1,500-acre ranch near Elliston, where it will build a big mill, and where ample wa ter rights have been obtained. Mc Lure and Breen are expected here soon. MOTHER AND SON DROWN. Father aad Child Barely BAsctaed—Boy Falls from Pier to Death. Associated Press to The Ernlig Times. Rutland, Vt., July 24.—Word reached here today of the drowning of Mrs. John Jones and her thirteen-year-old son, Richard, of Granville, N. Y., and the narrow escape of two others of a family of five wheih were picnicking on the Mettowee River. Her little girl had gone beyond her depth while in bathing, and her cries for help reached the ears of Mrs. Jones and Richard, who rushed into the water to save the child. Neither could swim, and they were drowned. Meanwhile the father reached the scene and plunged in after his daughter, whose frantic struggles so exhausted him that he and his child were barely rescued by people called to the scene. v:'.' "i «V *1 number of persons have already been killed or wounded. Cossacks CROOKSTON GETS IT. J. AngUn Is President of Old Settlers' Association—Meeting There Next. Special to The Hvealag Tlmea. Fargo, N. D., July 24.—The Red River Valley Old Settlers' asso elation today elected the follow ing officers: President—Wm. AngUm, Crook ston. Secretary—C. W. Andrews, Wal halla. Over three hundred delegates $ are present and a most enjoyable •$ time has been had. Col. C. A. $ Morton of Fargo made the prln cipal address today and an elabor ate banquet was tendered them at 10 o'clock. A grand parade of Woodmen was held this forenoon at which 1,000 men were in line and was led by the Eighth Regl ment band of Lisbon. Governor S Sarles, Supreme Commander Whalen and Mr. McEnroe of this S city were among the speakers. RICH MINE SOLD. F. A. Heinze and Partners Buy Mountain of Gold. A SQUARE DEAL FOR ALL THE EVENING TIMES GRAND FORKS, NORTH DAKOTA, TUESDAY, JULY 24, 1906. THE JEWS ARE BEING MURDERED IN RUSSIA and rowdies are plundering the deserted Jewish houses a-wd shops. On Srednaia street three Jews were killed and three were wounded in attempt ing to defend their property while the police were looking on. Proclamations Are Scattered Announcing That He and His Generals Are Doomed. PINNED ON THE DOORWAYS Associated Presx Cable to The Bvnlu Times. St. Petersburg, July 24 Proc. 3 tarnations announcing that the death sentence has been imposed on the emperor, General Trepoff, $ M. Pobledonostseff, who was pro curator general of the holy synod, General Orloff, "pacificator" of the Baltic provinces and others, have been scattered over a part of Pet- $ erhoff. The terrorists are said to have succeeded In nailing copies of the sentence on the door of General Orloflfg and General Trie ^opofPs quartets. When the bulk of the members of the outlawed douma who held a meeting at Viborg yesterday and Issued an" address to the people arrived here today from Vlborg, a popular demonstration was pre vented but the members were not arrested. PREMATURE DELIVERY. Gloom Throughout Holland Over the Absence of an Heir. Associated Press Cable to The Rvealu Tinea. The Hague, July 24.—Queen Wil hemina was taken ill last night. A premature delivery followed, causing a gloom throughout Holland. It was announced today that the expectation of an heir to the throne at this time will not be realized. W£ VtoOOMtN fiwrcr to -an fm.60 BYJ1CHH THE: WEATHER. night or Wednesday. Thunder storms to- North Dakota. HOW WOULD YOU LIKE TO BE THE ICE MAN? LAW £ND/ctme£&, Ife JLLEQAL PROFITS 1 Another bloody conflict is now reported to be in progress in Stepovai street. The whole city is in a state of panic. Many of the inhabi tants are fleeing. The Black Hundred are distributing blood thirsty proclamations in the streets. LITTLE MISSOURI LAND CO. Case for Fencing Government Land to be Tried at Fargo This Term. Special to The Eveilag Tlmea. Fargo N. D., July 2.—An impor tant case which will be tried in the United States court this term $ is that of the government against the Little Missouri Horse com pany, Huidekover Bros. inc. In this action the defendant com pany are charged with the fenc ing of large tracts of government land in the western part of the $• state. The Huidekovers are east- S em millionaires and sometime ago disposed of their holdings in $ the western part of the state to S the Papst Brewing company. The suit involves considerable money. BATHERS SHOCK STENOGRA PHERS. Undressed Youngster Caught in Scramble From Bowling Green' Fountain. Associated Press to The Evealif Tlmea. New York, July 24.—A naked boy, who was caught bathing and diving for pennies in the fountain in Bowling Green Park, was arrested last night. It was not yet dark when Policeman Allen, of the Old Slip station, saw a lot of youngsters in the altogether diving in the fountain, surrounded by a crowd of men and boys. He made a rush into the park and the boys scattered, while the crowd shouted in glee. Patrick Gaynor, twelve years old, of No. 9 West Street, got tangled up trying to scramble into his coat and was captured. He was released on bail furnished by "Andy" Doyle, alderman of the 1st ward, known locally as the "official bailer." According to the police, women stenographers in the buildings sur rounding the park have protested against the daily exhibition of rude boys in the fountain. THAT "DEAR EDITBFTETTER In Hartce Case is Still Mystery—Theft Is Denied. Associated Press to The Eveilst Tlmea. Pittsburg, July 24.—Edward G. Hartze, brother of the libellant, was on the stand in the Hartje divorce case today to refute the charge that the letter had been stolen from the office of Attorney Freeman. He explained that the "Dearest Edith" letter is still a mystery, and notes bearing the name of Watson & Freeman, attorneys, were found by a tenant in the St. Nicholas building and turned over to him. Assistant District Attorney Robb said that when the divorce case is sub mitted other sensations might be looked for. PRISON FORKS, NORTH DAKOTA, JULY 31 TO A UG. & Train Near the International Boundary Derailed on Tres tle of Bridge Spanning Beaver Creek. FOUR KILLED AND MANY INJURED Sunday Morning Accident Followed by Death and Injury to Passengers aad Employes. Ass eclated Press to The Bveilac Time* St. Paul, July 24.—The report has been received at the headquarters of the Great Northern railway here of a wreck on that road near the interna tional boundary near Nelson, B. C., early Sunday morning in which four persons were killed and seven in jured. The dead: Ross- $ JUDGE TOWNSEND of & land. $ D. M. M'KINNON, purser of the S Great Northern steamer Kaslo. S W. i. SMITH, a saloon keeper of Kalso. UNIDENTIFIED MINER from Spokane. $ The injured: Mrs. W. B. Poole of Nelson, B. C. Miss Wragge, $ Cranbrook* Lonls Bergeron, StiU water, Minn. Edward Jones, col- 3 ored cook on the buffet car Con- $ ductor Ingeriiam and Brakeman Padden. The train has just crossed Beaver Creek and was on the trestle. The buffet car became derailed and went over into the chasm down the side of a steep precipice and landed 200 feet below. The baggage car, smoker and first class coach remained on the track. The dead and injured were in the buffet car. FIGHTING ICE WITH ICE. Great Neck Citizen's Independent Company Begins Furnishing Supply. Associated Press to The Evealag Times. New York, July 24.—Great Neck, Long Island, has begun a fight against the Ice Trust. In the spring, when the trust announced that prices for ice would be greatly increased, some residents of Great Neck formed a company. The old L'Hommedieu mills were obtained and a plant put in. and the company began to sell ice yesterday. The rate to large con sumers is $3.50 a ton and to house holders and others $5 a ton. The of ficers of the company say that they can make money at those rates. Ice will be supplied only to residents of Great Neck and the neighboring vil lage of Manhasset. Since the work of installing the plant started the/place has been visit ed by residents of other places, and it is expected that other plants will be put in operation. A BIG UNDERTAKING. Government of Russia Realizes Its Position in Decision to Sternly Rule. Associated Press Cable to The Erealu Tiates. St. Petersburg, uly 24.—It is al ready certain that some consternation is apparent in the upper spheres over the magnitude of the task they have assumed. Events are rushing with startling rapidity. Having taken the decision to sit on the safety valve, the government knows of no methods ex cept force and all the old bureau cratic machinery of suppression has been placed in operation to prevent an explosion. Domicilliary, searches and rigid censorship have been established with a vigor unknown since the days of the late interior minister, Von Plehve. MRS. THAW DENIES Report That She Seeks Divorce From Husband is Canard. Associated Press to The Evening Tlmea. New York, July 24.—While waiting to see her husband in the tombs Evelyn Nesbit Thaw was asked if it was true that she was seeking a di vorce from her husband. She said: "The story is absurd. It's a cruel canard and there is nothing to it." SECRETARY ROOT HONORED. Associated Prcsa Cable to The Bvealas Times. Rio De Janiero, July 24.—At today's session of the international American conference. Baron De Rio Branco, Brazilian minister of foreign affairs and Secretary Root were elected hon orary presidents. The conference will reconvene July 26. TO PUNISH PULJANES. Battalions Sent to Reinforce Constabu lary at Governor's Request. Associated Preaa Cable to The Evealas Times. Manila, July 24.—Gov. Ire requests military aid to punish the Puljaneu In the province of Leyte. A battalion of the Eighth infantry from Uilo and the 'Fourth from Camp Domus here have been sent to reinforce the constabu lary. The Evening Tims Stands for North Dakota Interests at all Tlmea aad all Clrcamstaaees. EIGHT PAGES PRIOE FIVE CENTS 6.N.WRECKMILITJtRT AWay Has Beat Prepared for a Military Dictatorship of Russia in the Establishment of an Advisory Council to Assist the Emperor, the Members to be Selected From the Liberals and Con servative Parties. NEW PREMIER LIKES THE SCHEME Guchkoff and Shlpoff Will Not be Responsible for Emperor's Energetic Measures. Associated Preaa Cable to The Eveala* TIUM* f' St. Petersburg, July 24.—A way has been prepared for a military dictatorship by a proposition now under consideration at Peterhof to create an advisory council to assist the emperor. Premier Stol ypln, General Trepoff and others are today conferring with the em peror upon this subject. On the surface the scheme is to form such a council out of the members of the council of the empire and conservatives and liberals like Shlpoff and Guchkoff and also, possibly, several constitutional $- democratic leaders, with the pur pose of reassuring the population of the sincerity of the govern ment's future Intentions. M. Stol -ypln evidently believes sincerely that the plan Is achievable, but there is little hope that either Guchkoff or Sliipoff will In any way make themselves responsible 3- for energetic measures of re^res slon which the emperor's coup d' etat entails. Viborg, July 24.—Immediately after the governor's announcement that the meeting of the improvised douma In the hotel hefe must be stopped a de tachment of infantry passed from the hotel Belvidere singing to show that there are enough troops to carry out the threat of dispersal. Ihe members of parliament intend to return to St. Petersburg in a body. It is thought that arrangements would be made to have them met at the sta tion by their supporters who may make a demonstration and declare a general strike, but secrecy on this point is strictly maintained. DROPPED DEAD. Matal Results of a Diet of Pickles to Reduce Weight. Associated Press to The Evening Tlmrs St. Louis, July 24.—A long continued diet of principally pickles and vinegar in the hope of reducing weight caused the sudden death yesterday of Miss Annie Gross, 25 years old. A post mortem examination today revealed that the inner walls of her stomach were almost completely eaten away. The girl dropped dead while taking drink of water. CALUMET WON OUT. a From Fargo This Forenoon—Three Men Fined—Leahy Benched. Special to The Evening Tlmea. Fargo, N. D., July 24.—The Fargo team was defeated by Calumet this morning by a score of 4 to 5. A large crowd witnessed the game, which was plose and exciting. During the prog ress of play the members of the Calu -met team became involved in a dis pute with the umpire, Ollie Anderson. Anderson benched Leahy and fined three other members of the Calumet team. The feature of the game was Loughlin's work in center garden, he making a total of eight put-outs. The score by innings: B. .Calumet 0 0 0 0 0 3 10 1—5 7 3 Fargo 20100010 0—4 5 Batteries: Fargo Hansen and Stripp Calumet, Foulkes, Leahy and Mutter. OF MiNIM6 HEEDS And of British Iron and Steel Institutions Opens London. KING EDWARD TO RECEIVE THEM Associated Press Cable to The (Creates Tlmea. London, July 24.—The joint meeting of the members of the American insti tute of mining engineers and of the British iron and steel Institute opened ut the institution of the civil engineers here today with a large audience. Thei Americans were heartily welcomed by President Hadfield, who, in the course of a speech, announced that King Ed ward would receive the deputation of Americans July 27. Robert W. Hunt of Chicago replied in behalf ot the visitors.