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'--1.':':^i' 'y:^ "h The Enitag It Is the to finish. All Revolutionary Leaders Called Into Havana For Con* ference With Cuban Govern ment Officials and Taft—Im munity From Arrest Prom ised Them. TANK OF TESTIMQUr IS BBN6 CONTINUED General Monocal Expresses Be lief Taft Will Find the Solution. Asaoclnted Prow Cable to The Evening Tlmea. Havana, Sept. 20.—The leaders of the revolutionary movement have call ed all the generals in the field to a •conference in Havana. They are safe from arrest during the truce. The taking of testimony was continued to day at the home of American Minister Morgan at Marianac. General Menocal, the head of the veterans, said he believed Taft was bound to find the solution of the diffi culty. The government officials say there is no reason for them to recede' from their position. Pino Will Wait. Havana, Sept. 20.—The rebel leader Pino Guerra, has left Artesima ofr 'Guanajay, twenty-one miles southwest of Havana. He is reported to have 5,000 men with him. He will camp at -Guanajay, awaiting the result of the peace negotiations. Fnnston Sails Tonight. Washington, D. C., Sept. 20.—Gen eral Frederick Funston has arrived here from American Lake, Washing ton, and has been in consultation with •General Bell, chief of staff, and other officers, preparatory to departing to night for Havana, to join Secretary Taft's party. RITED IS INTROUBLE Informer Against Boodlers Is Himself Arrested for Same Offense. iHodttei Press to Tbe Evening Times. St. Louis, Mo., Sept. 20.—Wm. H. Riter, of Denver, Colo., a former mem ber of the St. Louis house or delegates, who wrote Governor Folk last week volunteering to come here and tes tify regarding the handling of boodle money when he was municipal law maker, was arrested last night at Hannibal, Mo., while on a train en route back to Denver. The arrest is at the instigation of Circuit Attorney Sawyer, who charges that Rltter at tempted to extort money from R. M. Snyder, of Kansas City, by threatening to testify that Snyder gave him boodle money to distribute when the central traction bill franchise was voted upon. The case against Snyder was dismiss ed Tuesday, and Ritter, who had come here from Denver and kept his whereabout secret, was returning to Denver when intercepted. ROBBED A DYING WOMAN. Butte, Mont., Sept. 20.—A sensation has been caused by the report that a purse said to contain $2,500 disap peared from beneath .the pillow of the bed on which Mrs. Frank Ely lay dy ing. Mrs. Ely and her new born babe died while the funeral of her husband, who, with two other men who tried to rescue him, had been suffocated in a well on his ranch near here a few days ago, was in progress. There were many persons in the house at the time, but Inquiry has fail ed so far to locate the missing purse. A 14-year old daughter of the dead woman is positive that the purse was under the pillow when her mother died. The police are investigating. :'.V Rperno ys favorites, from start VOL. 1, NO. 218. :^V-'-^V-^-V"''.''/"• --Vv':- FAITHFUL TO HIS PRINCIPLES. Judson Jones at 75 Still Preaching the Gospel of Temperance. Kasota, Minn., Sept. 20.—Fifty-four years ago last March there arrived at what was then Babcock's landing, but now Kasota, a young man from the east whose indignation was imme diately aroused by the captain of the boat selling liquor to the Indians, and at once caused his arrest. A few friends of temperance noticing the young man's courage invited him to give an address on temperance that evening at Traverse de Sioux. For these fifty-four years Judson Jones has been making temperance addresses and last Sunday evening celebrated his seventy-fifth birthday by delivering an excellent address in the Baptist church of this place. BODY HANGING IN WOODS. Troubles of an Ashland Merchant and Wife at End. Ashland, Wis., Sept. 20.—The mys tery surrounding the disappearance of William Fiebelkorn, a merchant of this city, who has been missing for several months, was cleared up yester day when what remained of his body was found hanging to a rope In the woods near here. Identity was es tablished by papers found in the clothing. Fiebelkorn disappeared when threatened with aires! for slander. Mrs. Fiebelkorn went insane over her husband's troubles and died some time ago in the Oshkosh asylum. BANK CLOSED. Bates National of Bntler, Mo* Gone Into Liquidation. Associated Press to The Evening Tlmea. Washington, D. C., Sept. 20.—The Bates National bank of Butler, Mo., was closed today by the action of the board of directors for the purpose of going into liquidation. L. F. Butler has been appointed receiver. So far as the comptroller of currency is ad vised, no charges of wrong doing have been made. E. P. Neal, vice president of the Union National bank of Kansas City, said the closing of the Butler bank resulted from dissentions among Its officials. He declared it as his be lief that the Butler bank would pay in full. A CROOKED ELECTION? Associated Press to The Evening Times. Chicago, Sept. 20. Attorneys for Alfred Bills, who yesterday was de feated by Wilbur C. Voliva for the leadership of the Zion church, re ceiving six votes to Voliva's 1906, has filed an affidavit in the United States district court attacking the validity of the election. He declares irregu larities, numerous errors, and rough methods characterized the election. ITALY'S DAY. Associated Preaa Cable to The Evening Times. Rome, Sept. 20.—The thirty-sixth anniversary of the Italian occupation of Rome and the fall of the temporal power of the Papacy was celebrated today in the usual manner. During the day thousands of persons visited the historic Porta Pla and many de posited wreaths cn the monuments of Victor Emanuel, Garibaldi, Cavour, Mazzlni and other central figures in the fight for Italian unity. WONT SUPPORT HEARST. Norman Mack of Buffalo Addresses a Letter to Democrats. Aaaoelated Preaa to The Evening Tlmea. Buflalo, Sept. 20.—The letter ad dressed to the district delegates of the second district of the democratic con vention by National Committeeman Norman E.. Mack and read Wednesday afternoon in each of the six assembly conventions held here for the election of delegates to the democratic state convention, follows: "You are undoubtedly well aware that I have been favoring the candi dacy of William J. Hearst for govern on on the democratic ticket for sev eral months past. I thought I was justified in taking the attitude, that it was for the best interests of the democratic party. "However, since the nomination of Mr. Hearst by the independence league convention, held in Carnegie hall in New York City, on Sept 12, where a full ticket, with Mr. Hearst at its head, and a platform of principle was adopted, making it appear from the Atlantic to the Pacific in the press that Mr. Hearst is a candidate on an other party, no matter what individ uals may say to the contrary, I am convinced that I cannot with propriety or justice to my position as the afficial head of the democratic party in this state, any longer favor the candidacy of Mr. Hearst for governor by the democratic convention to be held in Buffalo next week." In the second assembly district democratic convention Norman E. Mack and W. J. Conners were elected delegates to the state convention. A resolution was adopted instruct ing the delegates to the state conven tion to vote for Hearst to head the ticket "providing that at the time of the convention, he is not a candidate of any other party or organization." STEAMBOATS TO HAUL GRAIN TO WILLISTON Williston, N. D., Sept. 19.—The Wil liston Graphic in its current issue says: George Stavens is planning running boats upon the river east and west of here to bring grain to this city for shipment east. He wants to buy the grain from the Nesson coun try and from all along the other side of the river. R. G. Cargill of the Victoria Elevator company, and C. L. Bostwick of E. S. Woodworth & Co., were here some time ago and are going In with Mr. Stevens in the buying of the grain. This enterprise means much to Williston and It will not only bring thousands of bushels of grain here to be shipped, but will also bring many farmers here to trade that have heretofore been trading at other points. It is also a good thing for the farmers up and down the river who have a long ways to haul their grain to market. In the Nesson country they have to go from seventeen to forty- five miles to a railroad and this steamboat business will relieve them of this work as they can sell their grain at the river bank. People liv ing on the south side of the river will be benefited to even a greater extent as they will not only save the long haul to market but will also save the expense of crossing on the ferry. Most all of the freight that goes farther west to be boated up thd Yellowstone will be unloaded here as Mr. Stevens will make this his headquarters for all boat work. Mr. Stevens wants to build flat houses and dockage at the river here and also wants a side track running to the flat houses. He will be given every assistance possible by the commercial club of this olty In this work. This business means much for Williston and Mr. Stevens should be assisted in every way pos sible. V.V:::' Later Details Indicate Distrac tion Wrought by Hong Kong Typhoon Was Worse Than First Reported—Now Said 5,000 Lives Were Lost, and $20,000,000 Damage Done. ms. c. hours, mem BISHOP, DROWNED IN YACHT Reports of Disasters at Sea Continue to Pour In—The Thomas Incident. Associated Press Cable to The Events* Tlmea. Hong Kong, Sept. 20.—Another storm, less violent, hoivcTer, than the typhoon, broke here at mid night and blew for six hours. Damage apparently was not gen eral. Hong Kong, Sept. 20.—The full ex tent of the catastrophy is not yet known, but conservative estimates place the number of Chinese who lost their lives at 5,000 and the total ma terial damage to the colony at $20, 000,000. Reports of disasters at sea are con stantly being received here. The steamer Albatros, with 130 passengers on board, foundered near Futauman pass. Only six passengers and two of the crew were saved. They swam ashore. The steamer Hong Kong also was lost and her entire crew is miss ing. The steamer Ying Fat, from Sam Chun, foundered and 130 passengers and ten of her crew are missing. Only two of the crew are known to have been rescued. Mrs. Hoars and her searching party have returned They found no trace Associated Preaa to The Evening Tlmea. St. Paul, Minn., Sept. 20.—A party of five city officials in one of the ten automobiles which took a number of officials into the country yesterday to inspect the city's water works system, had a narrow escape from death by the overturning of the automobile, and two are seriously hurt. The occu pants of the car were C. A. Winslow, assistant city engineer Earnest Jack son, owner of the machine H. Haas, assemblyman F. M. Catlin, and R. M. Connecticut Republicans Select Men Who Will Head the State Ticket. Associated Press to The Evenlna: Times. New Haven, Conn., Sept. 20.—The republican state convention named Its state ticket today as follows: Govern or, Rollin S. Woodruff, of New Haven lieutenant governor, Everett J. Lake, of Hartford secretary of state, Theo dore Bodenwein, of New London state treasurer, Freeman F. Patton, of Stafford controller, Thomas D. Brad street, of Thomaston attorney general, Marcus H. Holoomb, of Southington congressman-at-large, George L. Lil ley, of Waterbury. The platform, contrary to early fore casts, took up a number of state issues that were strong planks in the demo cratic platform and stated the party's attitude upon them. ELECTIFSMIGHT Chicago Court Says Election of Voliva as Zion's Head, Was Regular. Associated Preaa to The Evening Tlmea. Chicago, Sept. 20.—Judge Landis, In the federal court decided today that there were no irregularities in the election of Wilbur G. Voliva, as general overseer of Zion church. The court declared that he will hereafter recog nize Voliva as the head of the church and directed that the receiver appoint ed by the court do like-wise. The at torneys for Alfred E. Bills, the rival of Voliva in the election, admitted that Voliva had received at least 1,800 legal votes while their client had re ceived but nine. They Insisted upon a contest being made, but the court declined to entertain their motion. V'.. A SQUARE DEAL FOR ALL THE EVENING TIMES GRAND FORKS, NORTH DAKOTA, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 1906. of her husband, Joseph Charles Hoars, the Angelican bishop of Victoria, whose yacht was lost during the ty phoon. Captain Thomas, commander of the river steamer Fatshan, whose Chinese crew clambored on board the French mail steamer Folinesian, when the Fatshan collided with her, saved his vessel and 150 Chinese passengers by splendid seamanship. Fortunately the engine room staff struck heroically to their posts. Captain Thomas was left almost single handed on deck. He took the wheel and navigated the Fatshan for an hour and forty minutes through the tempestous sea, and finally beacherl the vessel safely. It Is believed that she can be refloated without trouble. Hong Kong, Sept. 20.—The British reserve sloop Phoenix, lyhich was re ported ashire yesterday!' is a total wreck. Washington, D. C., Sept. 20—A cablegram from Consul Wilder, at Hong Kong, says: "Five thousand lives lost, 400,000 pounds sterling property lost, thirty steamers wreck ed, and twenty more were damaged. The American three-masted steamer Hitchcock, and .two Philippine steam ers were wrecked. Callao safe, and the consulate is intact. MONSTEBSTEAIHIERS Three Leviathans of the Deep Take Water In Great Britain Today. Aaaoelated Preaa cnMe to The Evening Tlmea. London, Sept. 20.—Three leviathans are to be launched from the various shipyards in Great Britain today. They are H. M. S. Channon, the longest armored cruiser in the world the Mauretania, the new Cunard's sister ship, and identical to the turbin steam er Louisiania and the White Star Line steamer, Adriatic, which, next to the two huge Cunarders, Is the largest ship afloat. The Adriatic will be the first of the trio to take to' the water. An Auto "Turns Turtle99 Baumgartner, members of the city charter commission. Winslow is at his home, where the extent of his In juries are not yet known, and Jackson Is In Bethsada hospital. Both were unoonscious when picked up. The car was returning to the city from White Bear village, and was go ing about 25 miles an hour, when a sharp turn in the road was reached. The rear wheels skidded and the ma chine shot into the air, turned over, SYNOPSIS OF LAWS Condensed Form of Entry Laws Just Published By General Land Office. Associated Press to The Kvealag Tlmea. Washington, D. C.. Sept. 20.—The general land office has prepared and published anew and greatly condensed synopsis of the laws relating to entry of public lands by homestead. REP. IpTERS They Will Be Ready For Busi ness Monday—Campaign Will Be Lively. Special to The Evening Times. Fargo, N. D., Sept. 20 -The republi can state headquarters will be formal ly opened in this city next Monday. Secretary Jewell will lie down for a few days and will be accompanied by Secretary Foley of the executive com mittee, who will remain permanently from that date. It is expected the campaign will be a sharp one while it lasts. The orators will be muted and sent out the first week in October and things will be kept moving from that time till election day. Workmen are engaged in preparing the headquarters for the occupancy of the secretary and his assistants. Chairman Hanna will spend con siderable time at headquarters during the campaign. LONONECKER DEAD. Aaaoelated Preaa to The Evealns Tlmea. Chicago, Sept. 20.—J. M. Longnecker, formerly state's attorney, and for many years promnlent In local republican circles, died here yesterday. Michigan Gang of Bank Rob bers Operated Successfully at White Cloud Early Today, Getting Away With From $3,000 to $4000 in the Coin of the Realm. HELD CITIZENS AT Mr WHILE 100TMG THE SAFES Interiors of Two Banks Wreck ed—Job Accomplished By Eight Men. Associated Press to The Evening Times. Grand Rapids, Mich., Sept. 20.—Eight masked and armed burglars held the people of White Cloud, 45 miles north of here, at bay early today, while they rifled the Newago county bank and attempted also to rob the bank of R. Gannon and Son. The eight men rode into town, surrounded the buildings containing the two banks, and posted guards outside, while the other mem bers of the gang worked inside. The interior of the Newago county bank was wrecked by two explosions. The burglars secured between $3,000 and $4,000. Dynamite was then used to wreck the interior of the Gannon bank. The explosions aroused the residents, but the robbers covered with guns those who gathered at the bank and rode out of town on horse back. DINED AT LEGATION. Aaaoelated Preaa to The IStciIic Times. San Jose, Costa Rica Sept. 20.— William T. Nerry American minister to Costa Rica, Nicarauaua aat Sac Salvador, gave an official recption at the offices of the legation this week to the delegates to the peace con ference now in session here. Gonzal es Viquez, president of Costa Rica, the members of the cabinet, and the consular representatives also were present. and landed bottomside up on the ground. Then it bounded into the air again and landed right side up a short distance away. It was only the height of the backs of the seats which saved the occupants from being crushed to death under the heavy car. The other machines following gathered up the injured men and brought them to the city, where medical aid was secured. Three of the party were unhurt, save for bruises and a bad scare. Minister Gummer Is Enroute To Fez to Jar the Sultan of Morocco. Associated Press Cable to The Evealitf Times. Tangier, Morocco, Sept. 20.—The American mission to the Sultan of Morocco, at Fez, under the leadership of Minister Gummer, has reached Elk sar without incident and proceeded for Fez. It is reported Gummer will de mand indemnity for the kidnapping ot Perdicaris by Raisull in 1904, and the punishment of Raisull. In diplomatic circles, however, it is declared the mission is simply one of courtesy. WATERPPSITES Report of Geological Survey Shows a Number In North Dakota. Associated Press to The Evening Times. Washington, D. C., Sept. 20.—The results of stream-guaging work car ritv.l on in Michigan, Wisconsin, North Dakota, Illinois, and Iowa, during 1905, by the hydrographic brand of the U. S. geological survey, have recently been published. Many undeveloped water power sites are indicated by the re port, in all of the states mentioned. FORTY YEARS ON THRONE. Berlin, Sept. 20.—Grand Duke George II. of Saxe-Meiningen. who ob served his eightieth birthday a short time ago, today celebrated the fortieth anniversary of his accession to the throne of Saxe-Meiningen. The old duke is one of the most popular among German sovereigns. He is venerated, apart from his devotion to learning, for his bravery and brilliance as a soldier. He is celebrated, too, as a thorough German patriot, for he broke with his father, the then reigning duke, in 1866, when Prussia went to war with Austria, his father abdicat ing the throne in order to side with Austria. George II. then became the reigning duke and was made a lieu tenant general in the German army. In the war with France, four years later, he served with conspicuous gal lantry, and at the head of his two regiments of Meiningen troops, cap tured the first flags taken from the French. He was on the staff of the old Kaiser and Prince Bismarck when the triumphant Germans marched into Paris and ended the struggle. Duke George has been married three times, his third wife being the actress, Helene Lange, who after her morgan atic marriage to the duke, received the title of Baroness Heldburg. His son by his first wife, the hereditary Prince Bernard of Saxe-Meiningen. is married to Princess Charlotte of Prussia, a sister of Emperor William. TOUR OF MANUFACTURERS. Associated Press to The Evening Tlmea. Winnipeg, Man., Sept. 20.—Having completed one of the most success ful conventions ever held by their or ganization, the members of the Can adian Manufacturers' association left Winnipeg today on a trip to the Paci fic coast. The route is along the Can adian Pacific railway, stopping at the cities of Regina, Moose Jaw, and Cal gary, at the mountain hostelries at Banff, where two evenings and a day will be passed, and at the port of Van couver. A night will be spent in Vic toria, and the tourists will return to Winnipeg by way of Calgary and the Canadian Northern. 'S PLIGHT Stranded Steamer's Passengers of Midway Isle Are Short of Provisions. Associated Press to The Evenlag Tlmea. Washington. Sept. 20.—The plight of the five hundred passengers of the Pacific Mail Steamship Mongolia which recently went ashore near Midway Is land was made known to government officials here today through a cable gram received by the manager in this city of the Commercial Cable company. The necessity for the immediate send ing of supplies was made apparent, and the cable ship Restorer, now at Honolulu was ordered to Midway at once, carrying needful provisions, sup plies and wrecking apparatus for the relief of the Mongolia and passengers. There are ordinarily fewer than forty people on Midway Island and the influx of five hundred additional pop ulation would mean a serious drain on the resources of the island unless immediate relief were given. Midway Island, Sept. 20.—The Jap anese training ship, Anegawa. is now anchored close to the Pacific Mail steamer Mongolia which went on the reef off this Island September 16. There is no change in the position of the Mongolia. The weather conditions continue the same. The passengers ot the liner are all well. SMITH INAUGURATED. Associated Press Cable to The Evening Times. Manila. Sept. 20.—The inaugural ceremonies in connection with the in duction of General James F. Smith in the office of governor general took place today with civic and military display. Gen. Smith was escorted by the veterans of the army from the pal ace to the city hall, where the inaug ural ceremonies took place. The of ficial home of the governor general was thronged during the day with thousands of citizens of all classes, while army and navy officials, consul ar officers and others, all in full uni form. added brilliancy to an impress ive scene. Washington. Sept. 20.—Gen. James Francis Smith, who today succeeded Henry C. Ide as governor general of the Philippines, is a native of San Francisco and a lawyer by profession. He became colonel of the First Cali fornia regiment of United States vol unteers in April, 1898: served in the first expedition to the Philippines, ar riving June 30, 189S. He was in the battle of Malate-Trenches, July 31, 1S98. and was present at the taking of Manila the following month. He held a number of important military positions and several times was com mended for gallantry. He was made a brigadier-general of volunteers April 24, 1S99. He was collector of cus toms in the Philippines and associate justice of the supreme court. On Jan. 1, 1903, he entered upon his duties as a member of the Philippine commis sion and secretary of public instruc tion. Associated Press to The Evening Times. Danville, Va.. Sept. 20.—A man liv ing with two women, to both of whom he has been lawfully wedded, and one of whom is divorced and employed by him as a cook in the household of the other, is a most astonishing situation which has been attracting much at tention here. W. V. Venable, a merchant of Dan ville. was a good many years ago mar ried to Nannie Sizemore. Not many months ago he tired of life with his spouse and a divorce suit was entered, the result being that a decree was granted him. He, however. Immediate ly employed his former wife as a do mestic in his household. Soon after ward Venable met Mrs. Samuel Skip with, a window who is a teacher in one of the public schools, and becom ing infatuated with this woman, he de cided to again become a benedict. Ac cordingly a proposal and acceptance followed. Preparations were then be it 1 'i The Evening Times Stands for North Dakota Interests at all limes and Inder all Circumstances. EIGHT PAGES. PRICE FIVE CENTS ANew Move Made Today With a View To Saving From the Gallows Albert T. Patrick, Under Sentence of Death for Murder of Wm. T. Rice, Texas Millionaire. PETITION TO GOV. KINS SIGNED Bf 3,500 OOCTORS Asking Appointment of Disin terested Experts to Review Medical Testimony. Associated Pre** to The Evening Times. Albany, N. Y., Sept. 20.—Nearly 3,500 physicians of the state, repre senting fifty-one cities and towns, and including some of the best known in the profession, are signers of a peti tion presented to Governor Higgins today in behalf of Albert T. Patrick, the lawyer convicted and under sen tence of death for the murder of the aged Texas millionaire. William Marsh Rice, In September, 1901. The petition says: "The main ques tion involved, vital in the conviction of Patrick, is whether congestion of the lungs, alleged to have been found in the autopsy upon Rice's body, could have been caused by embalming fluid, or whether it must be the result of the chloroform with which Jones, Rice's valet, in one of his several con tradictory confessions, said he had killed the old man, by Patrick's direc tion. The petition was presented by E. C. Logan, a prominent Chicago busi ness man, who is a partner of John T. Milliken, whose wife is Patrick's sis ter, and Samuel B. Thomas of New York, counsel for Patrick. The peti tion asks that a commission of disin terested experts be selected to review the expert medical testimony. CONGJINIS DEAD One of the Country's First Court and Shorthand Re porters Dies Today. Associated Preaa to The Evening Times. Narragansett Pier, R. I., Sept. 20.— Congressman Robert R. Hitt, of Illi nois, died at his summer home here today. Robert Hitt was born at Urbania, O., Jan. 16, 1834, and moved with his par ents to Ogle county, Illinois, three years later. He was educated at the Rock River Seminary, and Depauw University. About his first work was as shorthand reporter, and his most important work in that was reporting the Lincoln-Douglass debate during the contest for U. S. senator in Illinois, in 1859. Hitt's first public position was as secretary of the legation at Paris in 1874. He remained there until 1881, when he became assistant secre tary of state. He was elected con gressman in the same year, and has been continuously re-elected. He would have been renominated for the sixteenth time, but ill health forced him to resign. MONTANA W. V. T. U. Associated Preaa to The Evenlnc Tlmea. Kalispel. Mont., Sept. 20.—Wihlte ribboned delegates from many parts of Montana are gathered here for the annual state convention of the Wo man's Christian Temperance union. A program covering three days has been prepared for the gathering and it provides for numerous addresses and other interesting features In ad dition to the usual amount of routine business. Ample entertainment has been arranged for the visitors by the local members of the organization. DIVORCED WIFE COOKED FOR FORMER HUSBAND gun for the wedding, and the former wife of the prospective bridegroom was required to prepare the feast attend ant upon the marriage of her former lord and consort to a woman who had succeeded her In his affections. She. however, made no protest against per forming these duties, and with appar ent willingness cooked the cakes and other delicacies required. According to reports the three are now living happily and contented under the same roof. RETIREMENT OF STEDMAN. Washington, Sept. 20.—Col. Clar ence Stedman, 5th cavalry, was placed on the retired list of the army today at his own request. Col. Stedman Is a native of Massachusetts and has had over forty-one years' active service In the army. He was graduated from West Point in 1870, and assigned to the cavalry arm. in which he reached the grade of colonel In August, 1903.