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Is the ?e« pie's Paper from start to finish. VOL. 1, NC. 239. Hong Kong and Kowloon Ty phoon Caused Loss of 10,000 Lives, Seventeen Steamers and Sailing Vessels and Many Smaller Ocean Crafts. BROUGHT Iff STEAMER EMPRESS OF MPMI MONDAY That Vessel Narrowly Escaped Being Among Those Wip ed Out. ANHOcluted PreHM to The Evening Times. Victoria, B. C., Oct. 16.—Ten thou sand lives blotted out, seventeen .steamers and sailing vessels wrecked or badly damaged, over a thousand junks swamped, turned over or bat tered to pieces against stone walls, SO per cent of the lighter, aunches, .yachts, house-boats and small native craft entirely destroyed, many whar ves wrecked, and many damaged was the result of the typhoon lasting but two hours, at Hong Kong, on Sept 18, according to advices brought by the steamer Empress of Japan, one of the few vessels to escape disaster, which arrived yesterday. The Empress of Japan but, the day before gave place at the kowloon company's wharf, to the steamer Chang Sha, which was entirely wrecked at the dock. Kowloon sustained the heaviest loss, but all sections of Hong Kong and the Hinterland suffered. MUCH MISUNDERSTOOD. Associated Prni to The Evening Times. Chicago, Oct. 16.—Elizabeth Magie, the unconventional young woman who offered herself for sale to the highest bidder, is repentant, and says she is misunderstood. Relatives and friends Jiave overwhelmed her with burning criticisms. "What I really meant," she said, "was that I would sell the labor of my hand and brain. Of course, I am a white slave, but 1 am not on. the block physically. "1 have received scores of offers of marriage, some by mail and others in person I have been offered homes In dozens of families, and my personal callers must have numbered over a hundred, but I have seen only a few. consider that an'offer from a gen tleman in Wisconsin, who says he will take me into his family and give me a home, is the most fascinating. I am considering that offer now." Steamer Upon Which Sailed Spanish Embezzler Gone Southward. Associated Prem to The Evening Times. New York, Oct. 1(5—The steamer Carmelina on which Manuel Silveira sailed from Havana on October 2, os tensibly for New York, but which has not since 1)660 reported until today, was sighted by Capt. Clausen off the Danish steamer Hjortholm, from Ha vana for New York, and kept in com pany with her for two days. The Hjortholm arrived in New York Sun day and was today anchored off Ellis Island. Capt. Clausen said that he thought the Carmelina proceeded southward. The departure and alleged defalca tion of Silveira was the cause given for the recent assignment of J. M. Ceballcs & Co., of this city. AMERICAN BANKERS. Associated Press to The Evening Times. St. Louie, Mo., Oct. 16.—American Bankers association convened today for its thirty-second annual conven tion, when trust company's section was called to order at the Olympic Theatre simultaneously with the gathering of the savings banks section at Schuyler Memorial hall. The meet ing of the association as a whole will not take place untll'tomorrow. Clark Williams, vice president of the trust section, delivered his address. IS ILLEGAL. Associated Press to The Evening Times. Columbus, Ohio, Oct. 16.—The su preme court today decided that the Drake investigating committee to lii'obe Ciucinnait is illegal. g^BWlSooirf*, «acagawagaaa«K^ ILLINOIS CLUB WOMEN. Associated Press to The Evening Times. Chicago, 111., Oct. 16.—Mandel hall of the Univei'Sitv of Chicago was filled with a distinguished assemblage this morning at the opening of the twelfth annual meeting of the Illinois Federa tion of Woman's clubs. The session was opened with an invocation by Bishop Fallows. Mrs. George B. Car penter delivered an address of wel come. and a cordial greeting was ex tended also by Dr. Harry Pratt Jud son. acting president of the univer sity. The response was Mrs. James Frake, president of the federation. Routine business occupied the latter part of the morning session. After luncheon, which was served in the hall, there was a session of the dis trict vice presidents, followed by a re port of the literature committee by the chairman, Mrs. Clara C. Bourland of Pontiac. An address by Ella "W. Peattie, selections of music, followed by a conference of presidents, com pleted the afternon program. An elec tion of officers will be held tomorrow and the convention will conclude Its business- Thursday. Jane Adams of Hull House, Mrs. Sarah Platt-Decker, president of the general federation, and other prominent speakers will be heard. BROUWEK O.V STAND. Accused Wife Murderer Testified on His Own Belialf. Associated Press to The Evening Times. Toms River, N. J., Oct. 16.—Dr. Frank Brouwer, on trial for wife mur der. testified on his own behalf Mon day. He said he had never told his wife's sister that he had no respect for Mrs. Brouwer, nor that he thought of divorcing her. COTTON MILL MEN. Associated Press to The Evening Times. Charlotte, N. C., Oct. 16.—Leading cotton mill men gathered here tod-iy to discuss the advisability of forming a North Carolina Cotton Manufactur ing association. The purpose in view is to cultivate closer relations among manufacturers and to promote united action upon all matters of interest and importance to the industry. UPRISINGISTEABED Moors In Algeria Said to Be Planning Revolt for November. Associated Press Cable to The Evening Times. Paris, Oct. 16.—The Imminence of a formidable native uprising in Morocco and Algeria is growing. The French military authorities in Algeria are in a state of apprehension. The com mander of troops in the district of Ainsefra has cabled .to the minister of war saying that the preparations among the Moors for a holy war are proceeding energetically. Mouly Abou, a cousin of the sultan of Morocco, has visited all the tribes and has induced them to cease their internal quarrels and prepare to take the field in the middle of November. New York—Favorable conditions surrounded the opening of the annual tournament of the Intercollegiate Golf association at Garden city today. Yale, Harvard, Princeton, Columbia and Wil liams are participating. Robert Ab bott, the present champion, was on hand to defend his title. Sunday's Central American Hurricane Did Damage of a Million. New Orleans, Oct. 16.—Damages of fully $1,000,000, including the partial demolition of one town, was done by the hurricane on the coast of Central America, which was reported by a brief wireless message received here Sunday night. Wireless amd cable advices today to the United Fruit com pany, say that probably no loss of life occurred. The hurricane appeared central near Bluefields, on the east coast of Nlcaraugua. It swept in from the sea, its first fury striking little and great Corn Islands, which were swept bare of vegetation and their topography even altered by the waves. On the mainland the storms damage was confined mostly to a path about 30 miles wide. In which banana and rubber crops were destroyed and plan tations blown down. Great demolition was reported from Rama, a town on the coast about 40 miles from Blue fields. Port Limon on Costa Rica, also suffered damages. The United Fruit company estimates that the storm will result in cutting down banana imports about 20,000 bunches a week which is a very small amount of the regular weekly volume. YELLOW FEVER. Associated Press Cable to The Evening Times. Havana, Oct. 16.—Two more cases of yellow fever are reported In Havana, making a total of eight against largest previous total of six. No more new cases have been reported throughout rest of island, and there is no special anxiety regarding situa tion. Said to Be Involved in Alleged Discrimination of Grain As sociations Against Others— Investigation Now in Pro gress at Chicago. BEFORE THE INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION One Witness' Grief Was So Great He Cried on the Stand and Quit. Associated Press to The Evening Times. Chicago, Oct. 16.—Testimony heard Monday before three members of the interstate commerce commission rela tive to the possible existence of a grain trust, created no small interest. The first witness was A. T. Aygarn, of Pontiac, Iowa, who told of his struggles against the Illinois Grain Dealers' association. Aygarn broke into tears while on the stand, and it was necessary to excuse him from giving further evidence. He declared, as he left the stand with tears stream ing down his face and his voice broken by his grief, that he had been ruined because he had dared to deal with farmers and with track shovelers. He declared that the discrimination against him had been doubled because the railroads had refused to give him cars in which to transport his grain. Other witnesses testified to the work ings of the Trl-State Grain Dealers' association which operates, they said, in Minnesota and the Dakotas. They declared this organization had been requested by the Iowa associat tion to boycott certain dealers, but had refused to do this as an associa tion. MILITARY WEDDING. Associated Press Cable to The Evening Washington, D. C., Oct. 16.—St. Thomas' church was the scene at noon today of a wedding of interest in mili tary circles. The bride was Miss Anna Breck Aspinwall and the bridegroom Lieut. George Blanchard Conly, of the Third regiment of cavalry. The cere mony was performed by the bride's father. Brother officers of the bride groom in full dress uniform acted as ushers. Associated Press Cable to The Evening Denver, Colo., Oct. 16.—The ninth annual convention of the American Mining Congress opened In the Broad way theatre today, one thousand dele gates, representing every mining sec tion of America, including Canada and Alaska, being in attendance. The con vention was opened with prayer, after which welcome addresses were made by Governor McDonald and Mayor Speer for the state and city, with five minute responses by delegates repre senting California, Utah, New Mexico, Oregon, Washington, Montana, Alas ka, South Dakota, Wyoming, Texas, Missouri, Wisconsin and other states and territories. Associated Press to The Evening Times, Omaha, Oct. 16.—Count John A. Creighton, one of the founders of Creighton university, has just deeded to that institution two buildings in the wholesale district worth about A BIG DEAL IN Syndicate Said to Have Bought Rhodes Interest on Mesaba. Associated Press to The Evening Times. Pittsburg, Pa., Oct. 16—It is report ed negotiations are about to be con cluded whereby a syndicate headed by Edwin Ohl will take over the Rhodes interest In six million tons of ore in the Mesaba range. Lake Superior re gion, and in the Cherry Hally Iron Co., which operates a furnace at I*ee tonia, Ohio, and another in West Mid dlesex, Pa. The price said to be agreed upon is $4,100,000. Few habits cost more than that of not reading the ads. A SQUARE PEAL FOR ALL THE EVENING TIMES GRAND FORKS, NORTH DAKOTA, TUESDAY, OCTOBER 16.<p></p>COST LATE HONG KONG HBRRKANE 10,000 LIKES! UNPROVOKED CRIME. Assm-liitcd Press to The KVCBIUK Times. Chicago. Oct. 16.—William Cheney, a prominent resident of Lock port, "ill., and a foreman in the employ of the sanitary district of Chicago, was mur dered Monday by Antoni Asfionta, an Italian workman whom lie discharged on Saturday. Asfionta came up be hind Cheney and shot him through the heart. The murderer was captured and hastily taken to Joliet to prevent a crowd of l»ckport. citizens, with whom Cheney was very popular, from lynching him. "MIST LOVE WILLIK." AHKOCIIIIVII Press to The ICrmlnK Times. New York, Oct. 16.—The ruling of Justice Greenbaum to the effect that only those newspapers which support the candidacy of William II. Hearst for governor are entitled to receive election advertising as democratic pa pers, was sustained today by the ap pellate division of the supreme court. The decision sustaining the ruling dis missed the appeal from Justice Green baurn's ruling. Reardon Dead. tssoclated Press to The Evening Times. Denver, Oct. 15.—Gen. Frank M. Rc-ardon, brigadies general of volun teers during the civil war, is dead here of displacement of the heart and bright's disease. SOCIALISTS Campaign In New York City Is Warming Up. Possibility of Electing a Social ist to Congress. Associated Press to The Evening Times. New York, Oct. 16.—A strong possi bility exists that the City of New York, the capitalistic centre of the nation, may have an avoweffl socialist anions Its representatives In the Sixtieth con gress. In the Ninth district,*which is in the very heart of the lower East Side, Morris Htllquit, a. lawyer of Russian birth, is running for con gress on the socialist ticket against Charles S. Adler (rep.), and Henry M. Goldfogle (dem.) The socialists ap pear to feel confident of the election of their candidate. Two years ago, with Roosevelt run ning for the presidency, Joseph Bar ondess, the labor agitator who organ ized the sweat shop workers, was the socialist candidate in the Ninth dis trict. He received 3,100 votes to 5,900 for Goldfogle and 5,600 for Levenson, the republican candidate. This year the socialists believe that the republi can vote in the district will be split by many republicans voting for Hearst, and the discontent in the dem- (Continued on Page 4.) America Mines Congress After the selection of committees on credentials and resolutions, the con vention listened to the annual address of President J. H. Richards, in which he reviewed the activities of the or ganization during the past year and suggested lines of work for future use. At the conclusion of President Richards' address the convention ad journed until tomorrow. The sessions of the congress are to continue until the end of the week. The live importance of the topics scheduled for consideration give as surance that the present meeting is to be the most notable ever held by the organization. The convention will A Fine Birthday Present $500,000,000. One building was fin ished last summer and the other is not completed. They are leased for a long term of years and will pay the university about 5 per cent net on BUILD LINK TO DAWSON. Ottawa, Oct. Hi.—An applica tion will be made at the next session to incorporate a com pany to build a line from the southern boundary of the North west Territories to Dawson, by way of the Yukon river valley or by the most feasible route. THE WEATHER. North Dakota—'Generally fair tonight and Wednesday, warmer tonight. THREE CREMATED. Associated Press to The Evening Times. Sioux Falls. S. D„ Oct. IS.— •$ Three children of Anthony Hallies at Flunderau, burned to death today in a lire which de stroyed the barn, where they were sleeping. it 1906. Strange Accident at Cleveland, Ohio, this Morning may Re sult in Death for Four Per sons—Auto Collided with Trolley Pole and Exploded. tORMIIC eASQLINE ENVELOPES THE flCCIIPMITS OF THE CUR Some Had Legs and Arms Broken and Another Had Eye Gouged Out. AMMoclntcd Pr*M» to The Kvenlng Time*. Cleveland, Ohio, Oct. 16.—An autoin- The car was valued at $4,200 and was owned by M. J. Mandelbaum, a traction owner and banker. According to Carmra, who was driving the machine, something went wrong with the machinery. The car suddenly swerved from the roadway and struck the trolled pole. The collision and explosion seemed to be simultaneous. Fifteen gallons of gasoline in the res ervoir of the machine exploded with a roar and enveloped all four persons in flame. renew its plea to congress for the creation of a federal department of mines and mining, the head of which shall have a place in the cabinet, and to which shall be intrusted the ad ministration of all matters arising un der the federal government concern ing the acquisition, development and operation of mines of any kind. At tention will be directed also to the necessity of providing for the organ ization of mine drainage districts. Legislation against fraudulent mine promoters is another matter to receive attention. the above valuation. Count Creigh ton has heretofore endowed the uni versity liberally. This gift was made in commemoration of his 75th birthday which was celebrated at the family home Monday. TO INDIGTANOTIIER Jerome Intimates Harry Thaw's Crime Involves Other Than Thaw. Annorlated Prrna to The Evrnlag Tltuea* New York, Oct. 16.—That another person may be indicted with Harry Thaw for the murder of Stanford White was intimated by District At torney Jerome today. Jerome indi cated that such an indictment might be found during an argument before Recorder Golf, as to right of the dis trict attorney to Issue further grand jury subpoenas in the case. There are always people who want to buy dogs or birds—and they read the want ads. NORFOLK. A SOtTIIEKN. Associated Press to The Evening Times. Norfolk, Vn., Ort. 16.—Important acton toward carrying out the plans and projects of the Norfolk & South ern railroad system is to be taken at today's special meeting of the road's stockholders. Among other things the stockholders are called upon to ratify the previous agreement of consolida tion with the Virginia & Carolina Coast railroad to vote upon a propo sition for the increase of the capital stock of the Norfolk & Southern fnom $-,000,000 to $3,000,000, to provide for an extension of the road from Eden ton, N. C., to a point near the north western boundary line of the state of North Carolina to sell to the Atlantic and North Carolina company, the Pamlico, Oriental & Western railroad and to sell to the John L. Roper Lum ber company of Virginia that portion of the Virginia & Carolina Coast rail road rompany's lines extending south from Wintli rop, N. C. MFRDKRER JAILED. Associated Press to The Evening Times. St. Louis, Oct. 16.—A special from Springfield, Mo., says that Joda Ham ilton. the alleged confessed slayer of the Parsons family near Houston, Mo., is asserted to be in the Green county jail. TREASl'RY BALANCES. Associated Press to The Evening Times. Washington, Oct. 15.—Today's state ment of the treasury balance in the general fund exclusive of the $150. 000.000 gold reserve shows: Avail able cash balance, $220,215,719 gold coin and bullion, $111,282,031: gold certificates, $37,785,440. YOUNG PEOPLE'S CONFERENCE. Oakland, Cal—Hundreds of dele gates, including many religious and mission workers of wide fame, are in Oakland to participate in the confer ence of the Young People's Interna tional association, which will be in session in the First Presbyterian church during the next few days. Rob ert E. Speers of New York, William Shaw of Boston. John Willis Baer of Los Angeles, and W. R. Iambuth of Nashville, are among the scheduled speakers. 1 obile while running at a high rate of speed on Detroit avenue northwest, struck a trolley pole at Kenilworth av enue. in the Lake Wood suburb, early today and exploded. Every one of the four occupants of the car was injured, and two may die. The Injured are MISS ANNA SCMITTEL, burneo about the arms and body, and right arm fractured. MISS HULD1A ACKERMAN. burn about the legs and back, condition critical. BENJAMIN CAMRA. burned about the head and hands. GEO. MARTMAN, right eye gouged out and skull fractured, condition critical. Peabody Cited to Explain thtf Dismissal of Col. B. Hindman. Associated Press to The Evening Times. Frankfort, Ky.. Oct. 16.—Great in the hearing here today of Charles A. Peabody, president of the Mutual Life Insurance Co., of New York, be terest was taken In the hearing here today of Charles A. Peabody, president of the Mutual Life Insurance Co.. of New York, before Commissioner of Insurance Henry L. Prewitt. Prewitt some time ago cited Pea body to appear before him and explain the dismissal of Col. Biscoe Hind man, of Louisville, general manager of the Mutual Life for Kentucky and Tennessee. Hindmans name is on the "Selected fusion ticket," with 35 other names for election as trustee, as against a similar number of name? on the "Administration" ticket and the united committees ticket, and Prewitt wants to know why Hindman. who is supposed to represent the policy hold ers. was removed from office. LAW IS SUSTAINED Ohio's Eight Hour Statue Con stitutional, Tho Trouble some. Associated Press to The Evening Times. Cincinati, Oct. 16.—The complaint of the Sheridan-Kirk contract com pany that the enforcement of the S hour law for government contracts was Interfering with their contract on the lock and dam Fernbank, on the Ohio river, is not considered sufficient rea son for excusing them from the pen alty for violation of the S-hour law. according to a decision filed by United States Judge Thompson. The company was indicted for violation of the 8 hour law and filed a demurrer insist ing that the law was unconstitutional. Judge Thompson followed the ruling of the supreme court in his diclston. Last week several jhunderd em ployes of the company quit work be cause the enforcement of the 8-hour law reduced their days wages b®low what they considered right. ALL RESCUED. Associated Press Cubic to The Evenlnir Times. Durham. Eng. Oct. 16.—All the miners who were entombed as the result of an explosion yester *s day in the Wingate colliery near here, have been rescued. $ DEATH NOT FAR OFF. Associated Press to The Evening Times. New York. Oct. 16.—Mrs. Jefferson Davis, who has been ill of pneumonia at the Hotel Majestic, was still alive early today, but her death it is said was not far off. Mrs. Davis took a sudden change for the worse last night. She is 80 years old The Evening Times Steads for North Dakota Interests at all Tines and Under all Circumstances. EIGHT PAGES. PRICE FIVE CENT8 I Russian Sentry Who Deliber ately Shot Girl Prisoner Gaz ing from Cell Window, Kill ing Her Instantly, Held as an Example by Soldiers. EOT $5.00 AS II HMO FOR MLLE. SEMENOVA'S LIFE Sentry Says He Killed Girl Be cause She Was Taunt ing Him. Associated Press Cable to The Evening Times. St. Petersburg.—Oct. 16.—After in vestigating the killing of Mile Semen ova the young medical student con fined in the central detention prison of St. Petersburg, who was shot and killed by a sentry. Sept. 10, when she showed herself at the window of her cell overlooking the court yard, the Commander of the St. Petersburg gar rison, in an order of ths day has thanked the soldier who killed the girl and has given him a reward of $5. In addition, the soldier, who belongs to the Seminovsky regiment, is up held in an prder of the day, as an ex ample to his ci'tlii-ades, Of tile faithful performance of duty. The testimony of the prisoners confined in the central detention prison and that of the wit nesses in behalf of the military author ities differs considerably. The prison ers claimed that the sentry fired with out any warning or provocation, which the sentry said he ordered Mile Semin ova four times to leave the window where she and some of her compan ions were taunting members of the Seminovsky regiment with the part they had taken in the supression of the revolt at Moscow. WILL ENLARGE PLANT. Lake Superior Corporation Unable to Supply Demand. Associated Press to The Evening Times. Sault Ste Harie, Ont., Oct. 16.—The Lake Superior Corporation will build an addition of 500 feet to its ore dock as the steel plant dock, which is now 900 feet in length, is not large enough to accommodate the business at the ore docks. An additional blast furnace is also being considered by the directors, the furnaces now in operation being unable to supply enough pig iron for the plant. Opened Today at New Orleans —Grand Parade This Afternoon. Associated Press to The Evening Times. New Orleans, La.. Oct. 16.—Aft°r several days devoted to the reception of the visitors and the disposal of pre liminary business the supreme lodje of the Knights of Pythias and the bi ennial encampment of the uniformed rank of ths order got into full swing today. Meetings were begun also bv the supreme temple of Rathbone Sis ters. the association of Grand Keepers of Records and Seals, and the National Pythian Editorial association. A public welcome was extended to the visitors at notable exercises held in the Tulane theater this morning. The knights were cordially greeted by Governor Blanchard on behalf or the state, by Mayor Behrman, speak ing for the city, and by representatives of the Louisiana grand lodge. Su preme Chancellor Charles E. Shiv eley responded for the supreme lodge and Major-General Stobbart expressed an appreciation of the cordial greet ings in-'behalf of the uniformed rank. At the conclusion of these formalities the supreme lodge adjourned to another hall, where the twenty-fourth biennial convention began its session behind closed doors. The parade of the uniformed rank was held this afternoon and proved to be one of the most splendid demon strations of its kind ever seen in New Orleans. Thousands of the knights with glittering swords and waving plumes marched in procession through Canal. St. Charles and other leading down-town streets am! were enthusi astically cheered by the great crowds that lined the sidewalks and filled win dows and doorways.