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II Is the People's Paper froai start to finish. VOL. 1, NO. 232. ACCIDENTS MARRED Series of Mishaps Cause Fatal Injuries or Maiming to Spec tators and Drivers of Motor Oars—Wagner of the French Team Won the Race. UUICit SECURED SECOND PUCE MID DURAY TIM 32,000 Vanderbilt Trophy Goes to Frenchman—Account of Race. -Aiiaoclated Preaa lo The Kvrnlag Time*. Westbury, Long Island, October 6.— Louis Wagner, in a 110 horse power French car today, won the third inter national automobile road race for the William K. Vanderbilt, Jr., cup, com pleting the distance of 297.1 miles in 290 minutes, 10 2-5 seconds, or at the rate of more than a mile a minute. Vincenzo Lancia, in a 120 horse power Italian car, was second in 293 minutes, 28 4-5 seconds. Antolnine Duray, in a 120 horse power French car, was third, in 293 minutes, 44 4-5 seconds. Albert Clement, in a 100 horse power French car, was fourth, in 301 minutes, 59 4-5 seconds. Camillo Jenatzy, in a 120 horse pow er German car, was fifth in 304 min utes, 38 seconds. Lancia actually finished the course about three minutes ahead of Wagner, who. however, started six minutes later than his rival and had that much margin at the finish. Only five cars finished the race, but there were fourteen of seventeen cars that started running at the time the race was declared off, which was done as soon as Clement had won fourth place. BLUE GRASS STATE Personalities and Charges of Graft Enter Kentucky's Campaign. Amorloted Preaa to The Evening Time*. Louisville, Ky., Oct. 6.—The politi cal pot in the Blue Grass'state, which Is never allowed to cease Its simmer ing, is now bubbling away at a lively rate and rapidly approaching the boil ing point. Not only does Kentucky share the congressional elections with the other states this year, but will at the same time dispose of a warm demo cratic primary for state, offices and a United States senatorshlp', the candi dates for the latter position. Senator James B. McCreary and Governor J. C. W. Beckham, having agreed to leav«? the disposal of their respective claims to democratic voters in the primary election. The senatorial contest is already In' full' swing and both candidates are making an aggressive speaking cam paign. The question of the enforce ment of the la!ws, particularly those relating to saloons, which has played a prominent part in recent polltic campaigns in other states, is likewise a factor in the present contest in Ken. tucky. By his determined stand in on forcing the Sunday closing law In this city. Governor Beckham has materi ally weakened his strength with cer tain elements of the population, but at the same time he has gained the support of practlcaly the entire tem perance element of the state. Second in interest to the senatorial contest is the campaign for the demo cratic nomination for governor. The rival candidates in this contest are S. W. Hager, the present state auditor, and Gen. N. B. Hays, the present at torney general of the state. Bitter personalities and charges of graft in connection with state contracts have marked the campaign. Hays is mak- Washington, D. C., Oct. 6.—The com ing week will likely see an increase in the intensity of the political cam paign throughout the country, as the date of election approaches. In New York both Mr. Hughes, the gubernator ial candidate of the republicans, and Mr. Hearst, the candidate of the demo crats and the Independence league, will be heard in several speeches. In other parts of the country Messrs. Bryan,. Cannon, Beveridge, Shaw and other spell binders will continue on the stump. The Cuban affair will naturally occupy a large measure of President Roosevelt's attention. What time he has left will be given to the cleaning up of routine business that accumulated during the summer and probably he will continue work on his annual message, which he desires to have completed at as early a date as possible. The annual national encampment of United Spanish War Veterans will at Westbury, L. I., Oct. 6.—A fog de layed the start of the automobile race for the Vanderbilt cup, for fifteen minutes today. At 6:50 a. m„ word was given and car No. 1, driven by Leblon, an American, went over the line. He was followed at intervals of one minute by the other racers. Elliott Shepard ran into a man at Krugs' corner on the sixth lap and mangled both his legs so severely, that one leg had to be amputated. Racing car driven by Dr. Well schott an Italian chauffeur, went off the road almost at the point where Mongini was thrown out in the recent elimination race. While taking Man hassett Hill at a terrific pace, Well schott suddenly discovered that he could not control the machine at a curve a short distance ahead. He shouted to the spectators to run, but they either did not hear him, or thought they were safe behind the fence and on the embankment. At the curve the car plur ed off the road, down an embankment and through the fence among a group of onlookers. John Brooks of Port Washington, a boy, fell directly in front of the ma chine and was knocked 20 feet away. Two other by-standers were slight ly injured. The car then plunged in to a ditch. Its steering gear was bad ly wrecked. The injured boy may not recover. Both Weilschott and Colombo, his mechanician, we're unconscious when picked up, but were soon revived. 11:05 A. M.—The order of five cars leading the race on time at the end of the ninth lap was Winner, Lancia, Duray, Clement and Jenatzy. Bulletin.—The man who was struck by Shepard's car near Krug's corner is dead. He is believed to have been Burt Gruner, of Passaic, X. J. HELD A CONFERENCE President and Advisers Confer On Plans for Pacification of Cuba. Aaaoclated Preaa to The Evening Tlmea. Washington, Oct. 6.—Secretary Root and Governor Magoon were in confer ence with the president at the White House today for some time, the pur pose being to instruct the governor relative to his treatment of the Cuban question when he assumes his office at Havana. General Bell, chief of staff, who is leaving Washington this afternoon with Governor Magoon for Havana by way of Tampa, also called on the president. It is now stated that there is no present intention of de parting from the program originally outlined for the dispatch of troops to Cuba and within a few hours it is ex pected that some of the troopiships will be leaving Newport News for Havana. Whether or not other detachments In addition to those originally ordered to Cuba will be sent, will, it is declared, depend upon Secretary Taft's report on conditions there. PISTOL PRACTICE. Rock Rapids, la., Oct. 6.—Because her husband insisted on attending a street carnival at Sioux Falls, Mrs. Bert Smith seized a pistol and opened lire upon him today. Smith retaliated and an exchange of shots followed. Smith was wounded in the back and will die. Mrs Smith received a slight flesh wound in the arm. She will re cove t. ing his campaign on a platform it opposition to the so-called state ma chine. Hager started out in the con test as the administration candidate, but a break soon occurred betwe :i him and Beckham, with the result that he, too, Is running an independent campaign to a large extent. A FORECAST OF NEWS FOR THE COMING WEEK tract a large crowd to Washington, during the week. The American board of commission ers for foreign missions will hold its ninety-sixth annual meeting during the week at North Adams and Williams-, town, Mass. The meeting this year Is attracting more than usual attention as it will be in the nature of a cele bration of the "Haystack Centennial." Tho International Association of Fire Engineers will meet In 34th an nual session next Tuesday at Dallas, Texas. Rhode Island republicans will meet in state convention at Providence Thursday. Governor Utter will be re nominated. The International missionary con vention of the Disciples of Christ will convene at Buffalo Friday for a six dayp.' session. The premiers of the respective pro vinces of Canada will meet in con ference at Ottawa Monday to consider the application made for the rear rangement of the financial subsidies to the provinces. The North Carolina, Fine New 14,500 Ton Armored Cruiser, "Took Water" at Newport News Today In Presence of a Mighty Crowd. CONPIEMEIIT COMPRISES IS! RED ALTOGETHER Indicated Horse Power 23,000 Length 502 Feet Radius 6,500 Knots. Aimoelated Preaa lo The Kvcnlna Tlmea. Newport News, Va., Oct. 6.—Chris tened by a daughter of the state for which she Is named, the armored crui ser North Carolina, one of the finest ships of the new navy, was launched today at the plant of the Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock com pany. Owing to the easy access or the Old North State there was a large delegation bf visitors on hand, the delegation being headed by Governor Glenn and his staff. The navy depart ment was likewise represented by .» distinguished delegation. The launching took place at high tide, and as the new warship swept down the ways toward the rippling waves of the historic James river the assembled multitudes wildly cheered the new champion. Greeted with a welcoming blast from the shrill throats cf scores of steam whistles, the cruiser floated majestically -out. upon the bosom of the James where she soon was captured by a tug and towed to one of the shipyard piers, where she will be completed. She Is now something over half done. Few battleships will outclass the North Carolina and her sister ship, the Montana, now building. Each has a displacement of 14,500 tons. The North Carolina's length on water line is 502 feet breadth at load water line, 72 feet mean drought on trial dis placement, 25 feet mean draught at maximum load, 27 feet coal bunker capacity, 2,000 tons. The ship will have the highest practical speed and great radius of action. The steaming radius at 10 knots will be 6,500 knots QUERIED® TAR Troops for Cuba, 5,500 Plan ned, May Be Reduced, to 900. Aaaoclated Preaa to The Evening Tlmea. Washington, Oct. 6.—Owing to the satisfactory aspect of affairs in Cuba, Secretary Taft has been asked by cable if In his judgment it is necessary to send to the island more troops than the nine hundred now on board the transport Sumner, due in Havana to day 01 tomorrow. He has not yet responded and mean while preparations will continue for the dispatch of the entire force of 5,500 men as originally planned. THE WEATHER. Xorth Dakota—Fair tonight and Suuday. Warmer tonight. & A S0UARE DEAL FOR ALL EVENING TIMES GRAND FORKS, NORTH DAKOTA, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 6, 1906. steaming radius at full speed, about. 3,100 knots. The armor plate protection ranges from nine inches for the turrets to five inches for the belt. The cruiser will have a very heavy armament. The main battery will consist of four lu inch guns and sixteen K-inch guna. The secondary battery will have twen ty-three 3-inch rapid fire guns, twelve 3-pounder automatic and two 1-pound er rapid fire guns, two 3-inch field pieces and two machine guns. The propelling engines will be of the vertical, twin-screw, four-cylinder, triple-expansion type of a combined in dicated horsepower of 23,000. The engines will be located in two separate water tight compartments. In every respect the North Carolina will be provided with np-to-»Jate naval equipment. There will be steel masts forward and aft. which will be ar ranged for wireless telegraphy. The crew of the North Cniolina will consist of cne commanding officer, one flag officer, one chief of staff, nineteen ward room officers, twelve .iuir.'or of ficers, ten warrant officers, 81 men, including 60 marines, a total of S5S men. Taken From Alabama Sheriff By Mob and Hanged on the Spot. AHHOdated Preaa to The Kvcnlnic TIiiick. Mobile. Oct. 6.—Two hunder masked men met sheriff Powers with two negroes charged with assault at Rich ardson switch three miles north of Mobile on the Southern railway. Took his prisoners from him and hanged them on the spot. No others were hurt. The negroes had been taken to Birmingham for safe-keeping and were being brought to Mobile for trial. MASTERPIECE OK CHKOMOZ "The Holy Family," by Muriett. Sold for a Few Dollars. Bucyrus, Ohio, Oct. 6.—"The Holy Family," a painting by Carl Mariett of the seventeenth century, went beg ging Saturday when offered for sale by the sheriff of Crawford county at the door of the courthouse. The painting was once the property of the first president of the Pennsyl vania Railroad company when he lived in Bucyrus. It was offered for sale on a writ of execution, and when bids were called for there was no interest. Farmers sized up the picture as a poor substitute tor a baking powder chromo. The sheriff himself had to start the bidding, and the picture was finally sold to Thomas Beer of Bucyrus for few dollars. Betrothal of Grand Duke Michael and Princess Pa tricia Announced. \MMOflnted Prem Cable lo The Kvenliig Time* St. Petersburg, Oct. ti.—A marriage has been arranged between Grand Duke Michael, the only brother of Emperor Nicholas, and the Princess Patrica, of Connaught, niece of King Edward. The betrothal occurred dur ing the grand duke's recent trip to Copenhagen and Scotland, from which he has just returned. DUCKED AGAIN. Aaaoclated Preaa to The Evening Tlmea. San Francisco, Oct. 6.—A cable mes sage received in this city from Hono lulu states that the United States army transport Sheridan which ran ashore near Barber's Point on August 31, has been floated. The vessel was floated on October 1, but commenced to founder and was re-beached near. Pearl harbor. CANDIDATES FOR GOVERNOR AT NOVEMBER ELECTIONS State. Republican. Democratic. Alabama -None- B. B. Comer California James N. Gillett Theodore A. Bell Colorado Henry A. Buchtel Alva Adams Connecticut Rollin S. Woodruff Charles F. Thayer Idaho F. R. Gooding C. O. Stockslager Iowa Albert B. Cummins Claude R. Porter Kansas e. W. Hoch William A. Harris Massachusetts Curtis Guild, Jr. John B. Moran Michigan Fred. M. Warner Charles H. Kimmerle Minnesota A. L. Cole John Nebraska George L. Sheldon A. C. Shalleqberger Nevada j0hn F. Mitchell John Sparks New Hampshire Charles M. Floyd Nathan C. Jameson New York Charles E. Hughes William R. Hearst North Dakota E. Y. Detachment of Twenty Ameri can Marines Arrested and Disarmed Two Parties of Insurgents Numbering 200 Men Today at Caridad, Cuba GEHERtL CMUHLERO UNO HIS FOLLOWERS TAKEN Latter Rode Through Caridad Waving Machettes and Threatening People. Aaaoclated Preaa to The Evening Time*. Havana, Oct. 6.—A detachment of two hundred insurgents today rode in to Caridad, a suburb of the city of Puerto Principe, waving machettes and threatening people. Twenty American marines from a detachment on duty at Puerto Principe went to Caridad, dispersed the insurgents, and arrested thirty-nine of them. Gen eral Caballero, the Insurgent leader, with one hundred men then proceeded to the headquarters of the commander of the marines, and demanded the re lease of the captured insurgents. In stead of releasing them, the Ameri cans disarmed Caballero and all of his followers who could be caught. Caballero promised that all insurgents under his command would disarm. WOOD-HARRISON WEDDING. ANxni'lnted Prem to The Evening Tlmea, Philadelphia, Pa., Oct. 6.—St. David's Church, Radnor, was the scene of a large and fashionable wed ding today, when Miss Dorothy Lelb Harrison became the bride of Capt. Walter Abbott Wood. The bride is the daughter of Charles Curtis Har rison, a man of great wealth and for many years provost of the University of Pennsylvania. The bridegroom is a son of the late Congressman Walter A. Wood of New York. Chicago House Wrecking Co.'s Plant Burned at a Loss of $75,000. ANMftrlaled Pre** to The Evening Time*. Chicago, Oct. 6.—The plant of the Chicago House Wrecking company, covering a full square, was badly damaged by fire today. The building was stored with general merchandise and salvage material. The loss is $75,000. PKIX'E NICHOLAS 6a. ANNOciated Preaa Cable to The Evening Tlmea. Vienna, Oct. 6.—A dispatch from Cettinje says that great, preparations have been made throughout Montene gro for tomorrow's festivities in cele bration of the 65th birthday of Prince Nicholas, the ruler of Montenegro, and the father-in-law of King Victor Eman uel of Italy. Prince Nicholas was born Oct. 7, 1841, and in 1860 was proclaimed prince of Montenegro, as successor to his uncle. Danilo, I. A. Sarles John Burke Pennsylvania Edwin S. Stuart Lewis Emery, Jr. South Carolina None Martin F. Ansel South Dakota Coe I. Crawford J. A. Stransky Tennessee Henry Clay Evans Malcomb R. Patterson Texas Carey A. Gray T. M. Campbell Wisconsin James 0. Davidson John A. Aylward Wyoming B. B. Brooks S. A. D. Keister In addition to the above tickets, the Prohibitionists ancTSocialistshave candidates in nearly every state. All of the above will be voted for November 6. Arkansas, Georgia, Maine, Oregon and Vermont have held their elections this year. In Kentucky the election will be held Nov. 5. Third tickets have been put in the field in several states. In Texas Col. E. H. R. Green is running as the candidate of the "reorganized" republicans. In Pennsylvania Mr. Emery is the candidate of the Lincoln party as well as of the democrats.. In Nebraska fusion exists between the democrats and populists. In Colorado, Judge Ben B. Lindsey is running as an independent candidate for governor.. In California, W. H. Langdon is the candidate of the Hearst organization. Johnson CARNEGIE SEEKS A SOURCE. Wants Opinions us to the Best Way of Distributing Money. .iNNOclnted Prem Cable to The Rrrnlni Time*. Ixmdnn, Oct. 6.—Having supplied most of the requirements in the way of public libraries Andrew Carnegie is now seeking the opinions of school boards and other public bodies in Scotland as to the best means of dis posing of part of his fortune, which he desires to distribute during his life for the benefit of humanity and asks for suggestions regarding the most beneficial objects. He says that while he is willing to assist in providing church organs no money will be given to support minis ters or church services, which he con siders should be paid for by the con gregation. DOG SCARES BURGLARS. Performs Faithful Service for Fuller ton Merchant. Fullerton. N. D„ Oct. 6.—When Mer chant Kingsley entered his store he discovered that burglars had visit ed the establishment during the night. Entrance had been gained through the rear door and a set of burglars tools were found on top of the safe, but nothing was missing. The explan ation is found in the fact that Mr. Kingsley keeps a dog in the store nights and it is presumed that just as Mr. Burglar commenced work on the safe his dogship commenced work on the burglar and the latter hiked. TO HONOR WIZARD. Aaaoclated Prem to The ISvenlng Tlmea. New York, Oct. 6— Sir William Henry Perkin. the distinguished Eng lish chemist, whose researches led to the development of the coal tar pro ducts industry, is to be the guest of honor at a notable banquet at Del monico's tonight. The affair has been arranged by the Society of Chemical Industry and is in celebration of the fiftieth anniversary of Sir William's discovery of the color manuve, from which the anilines were developed. In commemoration of the event the guest of honor will be presented with the First Perkin Medal and a silver tea service. CUM HIS AFIRE MUM NEGROES JAP SEALERS SORE Mob of 2,000 In Mobile Await ing Arrival of Two I Rapists. Aaaoclated Preaa Cable to The Evening Mobile, Ala., Oct. 6.—A committee of 60 men left here on the Southern rail road early today to meet Sheriff Pow ers of Mobile county, who is returning from Birmingham with two Mobile ne groes charged with rape. The com I mittee expected to meet the sheriff and his prisoners about 30 miles north of Mobile. It was not known what the program was, but the feeling here was that the prisoners would be taken from I the sheriff and lynched or burned out side of Mobile. Two thousand men I met the Louisville and Nashville train this morning, but were disappointed at the non-arrival of the sheriff and prisoners, who had gone by another route. Sheriff Powers, with prisoners, later arrived at Thomasville, Ala., 97 miles north of Mobile. They were scheduled to arrive here at 11:30. There was no militia aboard the train. Much ex citement prevailed in Mobile. CHEESE DUEL FATAL. ANNoelated Preaa to The Evening Tlmea. Libertyville, III., Oct. 6.—As the re sult of a wager as to who could eat the most limburger cheese Frank Mil ler is dead and his two companions in tho contest are extremely ill. with their recovery in doubt. Miller, who was about 21 years old. ate about two pounds of the aromatic product. He was taken very ill ana apparently had all the symptoms of appendicitis. Doctors operated, but the operation failed to relieve him. Fred Justen, ahother eater, is in a critical condition and for a time his life was despaired of, though at pres ent he is thought to be recovering. Jake Brayfield, the third of the cheese eaters, has small chance of recovery. Aaaoclated Preaa to The Evening Tlmea. New York, Oct. 6.—The parish cf the Church of the Transfiguration was fifty-eight years old today and arrange ments have been made for special morning and afternoon services tomor row in celebration of foundation day. In all America no church is better known to the general public than the Church of the Transfiguration. But the name by which it Is commonly known is the "Little Church Around the Corner." Some years ago, when George Holland, the popular actor, died, a large number of his friends and acquaintances desired a public funeral. The veteran actor had been a good man. faithful, laborious, honest, respected by all who knew him. Jos eph Jefferson, on behalf of the family of Mr. Holland, made application to the Rev. Mr. Sabine, then presiding over a church at the corner of Twenty eighth street and Madison avenue, to officiate at his funeral. Learning that the deceased had been an actor, the clergyman recommended Mr. Jefferson to go to "a little church around the The ETening Times Stands for North Dakota Interests at all Times ill Under all Circumstances. EIGHT PAGES. PRICE FIVE CENTS Watershed Above Los An geles Devastated By Fire Which Has Raged Since Fri day Morning—Two Towns Reported Wiped Out. SIMM) 1 COIPUHf REPORTS $40,000 LOSS Los Angeles Street Car Service Tied Up for Five Hours Yesterday. Aaaoclated Prem to The Evening Tinea. Los Angeles, Oct. 6.—Extensive mountain fires in San Fernando, a watershed, roundabout Newhall and Saugas, 25 to 45 miles from I.os Angeles, have been raging since early yesterday morning. Telegraphic reports from special correspondents state the fire has burned 200 square miles of the water shed, and swept it clean. It has also destroyed the stations of Lang and Humphrey on the Southern Pacific railroad, caused a loss of $40,000 to the Standard Oil company, by the de struction of its boiler houses, oil tanks and thirty derricks. It has also consumed ten ranch houses and their out buildings, together with a large quantity of hay, thousands of cords of wood and 100 miles of fencing. The destruction of the powerhouse of the Kern River company, caused a stoppage of the street car service for over five hours on Friday after noon. Russians Confiscated Their Boats and Ill-treated Them In Prison. .%NMorlaled Prenti to The Kvrolng Times. Victoria, B. C., Oct. 6.—Advices from Japan state that the crews of the seal ing schooners Toyo No. 3 and Daifuku, seized by a Russian warship off Cop per island, have returned to Japan. The captains and mates were impris oned by the Russians at Petropavlovsk, where the confiscated schooners are lying. The sealers claim they put In under the lee of Copper island, where the Russian rookeries are located, merely to escape heavy weather, and deny any poaching intentions. They were robbed of all their private property and ill-treated when impris oned by the Russians. BURGLARS AT BAT. Wife of Banker Beisker of Fessenden, X. D„ Notifies Police and Burglars Dispersed. Fessenden, N. D., Oct. 6.—Awakened by the sound of burglars in the house, Mrs. T. F. Beiseker, wife of Banker Beiseker of Fessenden, N. D., heroic ally confronted the holdup artists with the result that they were dis persed without securing any booty. Mrs. Beiseker was awakened in the middle of the night by the operation of burglars who were about to carry off the silverware and what valuables they could find. Mrs. Beiseker dressed hurriedly, ran to the telephone and notified the po lice. City Marshall Kane and Sheritt Groupman came to the woman's res cue. The burglars were just taking their leave. The police officers ex changed several shots with the hold up artists, and the latter made their escape. THE "LITTLE CHURCH" OF NEW YORK CELEBRATES corner," where such things were done. "All honor to the little church around the corner," exclaimed the player, as he left the bigoted 'priest, and, seeking the rector of the little church he found in the Rev. George H. Houghton a man who was not ashamed to read the burial service over a dead actor. The press took up the story, and the Church of Transfiguration, rechristened "The Little Church Around the Corner." was lifted out of the obscurity of an ordinary place of worship and became for all time the church of the players. BROKE TIIE BOTTLE. Newport News, Va., Oct. (!.—The new and powerful armored cruiser North Carolina was successfully launched today from the yards of Iter builders, the Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock company, in the presence of 10.000 persons. The ship's sponsor was Miss Rebekah Williams Glenn, daughter of Governor Glenn of North Carolina, who was present with his staff and an escort of prominent North Carollnana.