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THE EVENING TIMES
The Brightest, Newsiest and Best Evening Newspaper in North Dakota. VOL. 1, NO. 271 6HLL0WSW1U FEUD Four Hangings and an M. E. Conference at V&ldosa, Ga., Next Week. FATHER, TWO SONS MID NE6R0 Mi TO IE HUNG Marks End of Famous Fend Between Two Powerful Revival Preachers Who Qaurrelled Because of a Trivial Disagreement Between the Children of the Two Families. .» uoelated Pram to The BtcbIbk Time*. Valdosta, Ga., Nov. 24.—A Methodist conference and four hangings all within a period of a week is believed to be too much for an ordinarily quiet town. So at least the people of Val dosta believe, and they would like to 'see one or the other of the attractions postponed. But the way things look at present it appears very probable that the whole program may be car ried out according to schedule. The scheduled executions are those of the Rawlins, father and sons, whose case has attractetd attention through out the country. Alt Moore, the negro accomplice of the Kawlins, is to be hanged next Friday. The elder Raw lins is to go to the gallows three days later and at the end of the same week the two Rawlin boys are under sen tence to pay the penalty of death. There seems to be some chance that the Rawlins boys may obtain a respite or commutation of sentence, but the case of the father, already carried to the highest tribunal in the land, ap pears hopeless. The execution of the father, his sons and their negro accomplice will mark the end of one of the most merciless Carter and Rawlins have been' pow erful revival preachers in the Meth odist church. About twenty years ago they married into wealthy famil ies and settled on adjoining planta tions. The Rawlins family comprise'' three boys and two girls. Carter had one son and three daughters. The quarrel between the two fam ilies originally started among the children and was a most trivial affair. Rut the elders took it tip and then be gan the feud. Finally the trouble reached the fighting stage and it was mutually understood that trouble must ensue whenever the members of the two families chanced to meet. One evening the cattle in the Carter barn made a great rumpus. Bob and Annie, two of the children, ran out. to (earn the cause of the trouble. Carter had reached the porch when he saw the children shot down by men with shotguns. Suspecting that it was but the forerunner of the murder of the entire family, he ran into the house and barred the doors. The* children had been murdered outright, io still their dying cries the murderers had ground their heels into the children's faces and kicked them unttl their ribs were broken. All night long the mur derers besieged the house, hoping for an opportunity to kill the occupants. Mrs. Carter's hair turned white in the night and the rest of the family be came nervous wrecks. On the strength of a statement made by Moore, the negro, the crime was charged against Rawlins and his sons', Moore and another negro named Tur ner. Rawlins was in another town on the night of the murder, but was ar rested on Moore's claim that he had plotted the crime. Moore said the in structions were to kill every member of the family and to burn the house. He said he had been paid $100 and Portland, Nov. 24.—Rev. Dr. Ludwig Holmes was visited today by a Swedish lawyer, named Huselius,' who recently came to this country from Sweden to ascertain, if possible, the whereabouts of a Swedish count, who left the old country about twenty-five years ago to live the remainder of his life in Amer ica. He became dissipated and for a few years has lived the life of a tramp. He has visited Portland, Middletown, pnHHnm and Haddam Neck several times within a few years and has tramped under the name of Alfred Axelson. He is known by several here, who have supposed his correct name to be Axelson. From Lawyer Huselius, how ever, several things have been dis closed, among them being his correct name, which is Alfred Cronhjelm. that he and Turner were given per mission to keep all the money that might be found in the building. Thehy with the reBiilt that the sons Milton and "•'•^leed together with Moore to the ga.lows, and Leonard Rawlins and the negro Turner to life imprisonment. LOOKING FOR NURSE. New York Broker Thinks Colored Girl Stole Child. «x«nclntrd PrrMN to Toe Kvrnlnu Time* Fish kill, N. Y., Nov. 24.—The New York police have been asked by Chas. K. Langdon, a New York broker to search for Lettie Jackson, a colored nurse-girl, who is alleged to have kid napped Mr. Langdon's only daughter, a little child. The nurse girl with the child left Fishki'.l at 5 p. m. yesterday and both were traced to New York. Several valuable rings belonging to Mrs. Langdon and $450 in money also are missing from the Langdon home, aud the nurse is suspected of taking them. LUKE WAS ARRESTED Fargo Man Who is Said to Have Jumped Bail Was Arrested. Fargo, N. D., Nov. 24.—Frank Lake, who several months ago was arrested on a charge of assault with a danger ous weapon and whose bond was for feited was arrested on a bench warrant yesterday, issued by Justice Miller. Lake was arraigned before Justice Miller and was released on a bond of $100. Lake, it is charged, shot and wound ed two men who were in his back yard at his home In the "Hollow" several months ago. He was arrested at the time and his bond was fixed at $100. When the case was called for trial he failed to put In an appear ance and the bond was forfeited. Lake, after the shooting, left the city. At the time he left it was reported that he was accompanied by another worn* an. Before leaving sensational charges Were made against him regarding cer tain methods he used in securing all of the property owned by himself and wife, leaving his wife without title to any of the property. 1 and deadly fueds ever recorded in tht: annals of this country. These men. -were convlted of the murder of two little children, Bob and Annie Carter, in an attempt to exterminate the fam ily of W. L. Carter. One of the witnesses for the state In- the shooting affray Is still being held as a witness lit the case. At the time of the first arrest the witness was held in default of $100 ball, and he has been in jail ever since that time. WANTS TEMPORARY ALIMONY. Mrs. Hartje Asks Court to Allow Same Pending Divorce Case. Aaaoeiated Freaa to The Bmlaf Time*. Pittsburg, Nov. 24.—Mrs. Mary Scott Ilartje, one of the principals in the divorce case recently tried here, filed a petition in the court, through her counsel asking for the allowance of alimony pending litigation, counsel fees and expenses that have been in curred in preparing her defense in the divorce suit. These expenses she says are in excess of $30,000. She says that she has 40 estate of her own and that the libelant has not con tributed to the support of herself and her children since July 23, 1905, the date of the separation. She says that she is informed that Augustus Hartje is worth at least $1,500,000 and that he has an income of at least $75,000 a year and asks the court to order the payment of alimony, her expenses and such counsel fcts as the court shall think proper. ON CLASSIC SOU,. Kings ef Italy aud Greece Visit Site of Trojan City for Boar Hunt, Xaauelated Prriu Cable to The Kvrllng Tlmea. Rome, Nov. 24.—King George of Greece and King Victor Emmanuel of Italy, accompanied by their suites, were driven in automobiles today to Castle Porziano. on the royal pre serves situated in a beautiful fine woods near Ovia, which extend to the Mediterranean. Their majesties visit ed the spot where, according to clas sical legend, Aeneas, a Trojan prince, founded the city of Lavinium. After taking part in a successful wild bear bunt the two kings lunched at the royal hunting lod^i' tin then re turned to Itomc. Cronhjelm last visited Dr. Holmes about three years ago, his motive be ing to beg money. He is now about 65 years old and the lawyer wishes to find out whether or not he is still living, as the estate must be closel soon. A relative of Cronhjelm died a few months ago in Sweden and left him heir to 600,000 crowns or an equlva lent of about $160,000 in our money, When Rev. L. P. Ahlquist, a former pastor of the Lutheran Zlon church, 1 now of Wilcox. Pa., preached here he too was visited by Cronhjelm. Livery man Sanstrom of thisf place thought he saw the tramp "count" last summer in Hartford. If so probably he is Btlll alive and may be found. Cronh jelm is said to hare served in the Danish-German war. In Electric Railway Collision of Passenger and Freight. MSER TELSCOPEO FOR TWO-THIRDS ITS LENGTH Passenger Carrying Theatre Party Crashed Into by Freight Which Was Following on Heavy Grade While Running at Terrific Speed—Three Hours Required to Remove Victim*. Aaaoeiated I'r™ to The KvenlnK Time*. Detroit, Nov. 24—Miss Harriet Harger of Pontiac was killed and six teen other persons were injured early this morning when an electric freight car crashed into the rear end of a suburban electric car near Birming ham, eighteen miles from this city, on the Pontiac division of the Detroit United railway. The passenger car was a theatre car uound out to Pon tiac from Detroit and was well filled. It had stopped at the foot of a steep grade in front of the power house when without warning a freight car also out-bound and which had been following the theatre car, from De troit, appeared over the crest of the grade and dropped down the 300-foot Incline at terrific speed. It struck the standing passenger car with such force that it telescoped the car for two-thirds of its length. It took three hours to extricate the Injured from the wreck and dress all their wounds. It Is thought that all the injured will recover. ,, DjjSBgW HEB TWINS. Pitiful Case Reported to Superinten dent Hall of.Twe Little Girls. Fargo. N. D., Nov. 24.—Superinten dent Hall of the children's home took charge of a 9-year-old girl and took her to the home where she will be pro vided for, for a time at least, until a suitable home can be found for her. The child is a twin daughter of Mrs. Buckmaster, who lives in Shantytown, but who left her girl twins in the house five weeks ago and has not been heard of since. One of the little girls was taken care of by an aunt, but the other was al-, lowed to shift for herself. She drifted from one home to another In Shanty town and the police reported the case to Superintendent Hall, who made an Investigation. He found the child at the Washington school in a pitiful con dition, and took charge of her. The police are looking for the moth er, and if she is apprehended she will be arrested charged with deserting her children. PRESIDENT'S SHIP Is Making Fair Speed'on Its Home* ward Voyage. Washington, Nov. 24.—The navy de partment today received a wireless dispatch from the battleship Louisiana giving its location at 9:30 o'clock this: morning as 530 miles north of San Juan. This indicates that the ship bringing the president home from his Panama trip and Puerto Rican visit is making about 15 knots an hour, al though the message apparently was mixed in sending and was rather con fusing to the naval officials. Washington, D. C.. Nov 24.—Duri'ig the coming week the defeated and victorious members will be returning to Washington for the final session of the Fifty-Ninth session called to meet (hiring the week to discuss tin pro gram for the session. The president will probably put the finishing touch es to his mersago by adding a clause c.r two on matters relating to the Pan ama canal, as a result, of his recent trip to the Isthmus. Developments in th'i anti-trust cam paign may be linked for iu several sections of the country. The Railroad Commission of Texas is to put the Pullman company on the rack and the suit of the State of Texas against the Waters-Pierce Oil company is set for hearing in Austin. Several changas among high naval officers will result, from the retire ment for age next Monday of Hear Ad miral T. M. Endicott, chief of the bur Aaaoelnled Preaa Cable io Tbe ISvealaR New York, Nov. 24.—Andrew Car I negle, bastower of libraries, capitalist and philanthropist, author anil philos opher, will enter upon his seventieth birthday tomorrow. It was on Nov. 25. 1N37, that the light first came to his eyes over the heather of his native Scot land. Mr. Carnegie Is iu as rugged health as if in all these years he had been A SQUARE DEAL FOR All THE EVENING TIMES IS GRAND FORKS, NORTH DAKOTA, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 1906. ROBBERS AT MEDORA. Get Checks, Cash, and Jewels, and Run Things to Their Own Taste. Bismarck, Nov. 24.—Robbers entered the court house at Medora and dyna mited the three safes in that build ing. About $1,000 inchecks, $175 in currency and several hundred dol lars' worth of jewelry was secured. The work of the robbers was not dis covered until the next morning. The sheriff began a search for the criminals at once, and hope is entertained that they will be apprehended. Telegrams were sent to all conductors whose trains stopped at Medora during the night, and notices of the robbery were sent to every sheriff along the line of the Northern Pacific. The court house at Medora is an old structure, badly in need of repair, and it would be an easy mater for robbers to take their time in going about their work. The size of the town and small num ber of transients entertained, points to the conclusion that the work was done by parties familiar with the life of the place and dally routine of the officials. State Has All Evidence for Prosecution in Murder Trial In. laaoelated Preaa to The Bmlig Time*. Herkimer, Nov. 24.—District Attor ney Ward, just before the opening of court today, declared that he hoped to have all of the state's evidence be fore the jury in the case of Chester E. Gillette, accused of he murder of his sweetheart, Grace Brown, before the afternoon session is ended. When court adjourned last night it was to meet this morning at 9:30 o'clock. Op posing counsel lost nearly an hour at the close of yesterday's session in dis cussing technical points of a map of Big Moose lake. The issue at stake was whether or not the drawing showed the small projection of land which was depicted in one of the pho tographs of the scene of the alleged murder. Before the adjournment was taken, however, the pfbsecutor had drawn near to the closing chapter of his narrative. The jury was told iir minute detail of circumstances sttr-^ rounding the finding of Qraie Brown's body and of its position and general outward condition. Today It is expect ed that all the doctors whtt took part in the autopsy will he heard. CANADIAN GOVERNMENT. Will Abrogate Postal Convention With 1 United States in May. l»Mii-laleal Preaa to The Etrnlag Tltnin. Washington, Nov. 24.—.As the result of friction over publisher's privileges In the two countries, the Canadian government has notified this govern I ment that the postal convention be tween the two countries will be abro gated on May next, fhe notice is ac companied by a statement that it is only in so far as it relates to second class matter that this action is desired to extend and that if by legislation or departmental action new regulations are framed for the guidance of the United States postofflce department regarding second class matter, Canada will be prepared to enter upon nego tiations for another convention relat 1 ins to this class of matter. FRENCHMEN KICK Because Lawmakers nnd Their Salary I Are Increased. Aaaoeiated Preaa Cable The flventai Tlmea. Paris, Nov. 24.—The manner in I which the chamber of deputies and senate yesterday hastily passed the measure providing for an increase of the number ol' deputies and raising their salaries from $1,800 to $3,000 Involving an additional yearly ex pense of $1,000,000 has provoked much criticism. News Forecast of The Coming Week eau of yards and docks. The double-barrelled opera season in New York will be inaugurated Mon day night with the opening of the sea son at tile Metropolitan Opera House. One week later Oscar Hatnmerstein will start his opposition show at the new Manhattan Opera House. Thursday will be observed as Thanksgiving Day throughout the I country. It will be marked by a nurn ber of football games in various sac Hons of the country, though, owing :o the agitation of the churches and oth ers, the number of games played on the holiday is growing fewer each year. The Important contest in the East this year will be that of Cornell and Pennsylvania at Philadelphia. At Norfolk the Carlisle Indians will play the University of Virginia. In the West St. Louis University and Iowa University will meet 011 Ottoman Empire Taking Les sons From Neighboring Rus sians in Modern Methods. MM HAVE BEEN THE WORK OF EKDAHGEHEO OFFICIAL Desired to Impress Snltan With His Importance as Chief of the Palace Police and is Thought Engineered Scheme to Accomplish This End Second Attempt Made. .tiuoclated Preaa Cable to The Kvealai Times. Constantinople, Nov, 24.—It became known today that the explosion of a bomb in the Pera quarters of Constan tinople, Nev. 22, was the second al leged attempt to blow up Fehmi Pasha, chief of the secret police of the palace. The bomb exploded near his carriage while he was driving through the main street of the Pera quarters. Two spectators were in jured. The police claim that they ar rested the man who threw the bomb and say that he is an Armenian, but there is much skepticism as to whether the explosions were not et. gineered by Fehmi Pasha himself, with a view of impressing the sultan with his importance as chief of police of the palace and securing a continu ation of imperial favors. A year ago a bomb was thrown from the roof of the house on the main thoroughfare of the Pera quarters as Fehmi Pasha was passing in his carriage. He es caped uninjured and the explosion did little damage. The attempt was at tributed to Armenians. COMMERCIAL WAR Between Japs and Chinese la Man*! churia Over Aggression of'Former. Preaa Cable to Tfco Brealai Tlmea. the gridiron and the universities or Kansas and Andrew Carnegie Celebrates His 70th Birthday free and wild in the land of cakes by I brae and burn, instead of amassing mllions to give way with a conscience I pang that It. Is not good to die rich. Mr. Carnegie will celebrate his birth day quietly in his Fifth avenue home, with his wife and daughter. Mr. Carnegie has given away nearly $150,000,000 of his colossal fortune and declares that ho is still ready to give. Libraries have-been reared all Che Foo, Nov. 24.—The Chinese in Manchuria are preparing to make an attempt, to boycott Japanese goods. The movement originated mainly from the ill treatment to which the Chinese declare they have been subjected by the Japanese and rhe latter's con tinued occupation of Vhinese proper ly, under the pretext of military necessity. Another reason is the in ability of the Chinese merchants to continue their former large business in American and European goods on account of the obstacles the Japanese are placing in the way of everything but Japanes? commerce in Manchuria. A factor in the impending boycott is the establishment in Manchuria of Japanese cigarettes, soap and other factories, which are mainly engaged in imitating American and European products. LAWS TOO HARSH. Reichstag Objects to American Copy* right Laws as Being too Harsh. Berlin, Nov. 24.—The relchstag to day. after discussing the rights of authors, adopted a resolution request ing the imperial chancellor to pro pose at the next international confer ence on literary copyright, which is to take place shortly in Germany, that joint action be taken by all the states belonging to the Berne uirlon against the harshness of the United States copyright laws. Missouri will play ijneir annual game at Kansas City. On Saturday the football teams of West Point and the Annapolis acade my will meet on the gridiron at. Phil adelphia. A Social Education Congress, to be held in Boston the latter part of the week, will attract eminent educators and others interestetd in good citizen ship aud kindred topics. The pro ceedings will begin Friday and con tinue three days. A number of pugilistic contests are slated for the various parts of the country, but for the most part they will bring together fighters of small reputation. The most important of the scheduled fights are those between Joe Walcott. and "Honey" Mellody, to be decided at Chelsea, Thursday night, and between Tommy Burns and "Phil adelphia Jack" O'Brien, to take place at Lis Angeles on the same date. over the land with his capital aim many others are in process of erec tion. Not only in the matter of lib raries has Mr. Carnegie Invested his money for the public good, but he has expended many millions along other educational lines. There have also been innumerable contributions to charity, but in this matter Mr. Carne gie does not take tbe public into his confidence. TELEPHONE FRANCHISE. At Jamestown City Council Deferred the Matter of Granting It. Jamestown, N. D., Nov. 24.—The matter of a franchise for the Indepen dent Telephone company was called up before the city council, and im mediate action urged, but it was stat ed that at the last meeting City At torney Kneeland had been requested to bring in a written opinion as to the legality of certain sections of the proposed ordinance. He is out of town at present, and the matter was deferred. HONOR MEMORY OF MARTYRS. Bethlehem, Pa., Nov. 24.—The anni versary of the Massacre by Indians of the Moravian missionaries at Gnaden huetton, Nov. 24, 1755, was observed today with exercises under the Mor avian Historical Society. The Gnad enhuetton massacre, which occurred on what is now the site of Lehighton, Carbon county, is the bloodiest event in the history of the Lehigh Valley, and is second only in importance to the Wyoming Valley massacre which took place several years later. IIIULlpEREfl Trouble Over Marked Deck of Cards—Trial is on at Tow ner—Question of Penalty. Towner, N. D., Nov. 24.—District court convened this week, the first half day being spent in the assignment of cases. The case of the state against Rich ard Kane came up for trial. This is a case in which the defendant is charged with the killing of one Rairdon, alias Kelley, at Drake, this county, on Aug. 15. Both Kane and Kelley were "tin horn" gamblers and had a dispute over the use of a marked deck of cards, in a game of poker. Kane said that Kel ley cheated him out of $2.25 and de manded its return on threats of shoot ing. The demand was laughed at, but Kane, true to tbe Southern blood that flows in his veins, borrowed a revol ver and told Kelley to say his prayers, as he was going to kill him. After backing him around die room several times and telling his victim where he was going to shoot him, he finally' fired, the first shot going through Alley's hat The second shot struck Kelley in the abdomen, causing death in a few boon. KaneV conviction is certain. Hle only question is whether the jury will bring in a verdict for life imprison ment or one of death. The calendar of this term contains twelve criminal and 106 civil cases. Mrs. Bates, who is boarding at the Merchants, had $60 stolen from her room this morning by a sneak thief. As yet no clue Ifas been discovered. PEARY RETURNING HOME. Aaaoeiated Preaa to Tbe Kvenlas Tlmea. Sydney, B. C., Nov. 24.—Peary's Arc tic steamer Roosevelt will leave this port for New York on Thursday, Nov. 21'. BUSINESS FAILURES. A«auelaied Preaa to Tbe Kveala* Tlmea. New York, Nov. 24.—Business fail ures in the United States for the week ending Nov. 22 number 212, against 222 last week, 224 in the like week of 1905, 193 in 1904, 167 in 1903 and 182 in 1902. Failures in Canada num ber 27, as against 31 last week and 40 in this week a year ago. IMITATED MONKEYS. Italian Opera Singer Fined for An. noying Women While Visiting Zoo. Frew* to Tbe Rvenl'feaf Time*. New York, Nov. 24.—A ten dollars fine was imposed upon Enrico Caruso, the famous Italian operatic singer, in Yorkville police court yesterday after he had been declared guilty of annoy ing women in the monkey house at Central park was not paid today. One of his attorneys had gone to court with the intention of paying the fine under protest and the money was about to be passed across the clerk's desk, when Caruso's senior counsel rushed into the court Toom and brought proceedings to a halt. A con sultation between the counsel and the court fololwed and it was agreed to permit the matter to go over until Monday. In the meantime Caruso has been paroled in the custody of bis counsel. New York, Nov. 24.—The American Sugar Refining company was found guilty by a jury in the United States circuit court today of accepting re bates amounting to $26,000 from the New York Central railroad. The New York Central was recently found guilty of giving rebates to the American Sugar Refining company and fined $108,000. Joseph H. Choate, former ambassa dor to Great Britain, in hiB argument for the defense, declared that there was no precedent in American law for such an enormous fine as the statute against rebating provided. It was necessary, he added, to go back several centuries in English law to find an instance in which a penalty amounting to more than $100,000 had been imposed. THE EVENING TIMES Stands for North Dakota at all Time* and Under all Circumstances. EIGHT PAGES—PRICE FIVE CENTS. NEW DANGERS Threats of Reactionaries That Massacres Will Follow Jewish Favors. CEIITIMi. COUNCIL OF IK OF ins Gives Warning That it Will Not be Responsible for Results if the Righto of Jews Arc Enlarged as Proposed by Stolypin—Danger is Serious and May Drench Russia in Blood. Aaaoeiated Preaa Cable to Tbe Tines, St. Petersburg, Nov. 24.—Threats of the reactionary parties that Jewish massacres will be organized it the rights of Jews are enlarged are stead ily becoming more definite. The cen tral council of the League of the Rus sian People, claiming to represent thirty million of the people, has Issued a declaration disclaiming responsbil ity for "Outrages which may result from the just indignation produced by the enlargement of Jewish rights," and has published the text of two hun dred dispatches of protestation sent to the emperor from local organiza tions, of which the following is a sam ple phrase: "It Is dangerous to fur ther test the gentleness and patience of peaceful Russian people, who may be forced, in their defense against the Jews, to overstep the limits of law and order and which may result in a final break between the reactionary and monarchical parties and Premier Stolypln's administration." SOLDIERS HAVE ARRIVED. Company Frea Philippines Reach Bismarck—About 880 Men Enrolled. Bismarck, Nov. 24.—The Sixth In fantry—220 strong—has reached the city from the Philippines and at once proceeded to their new quarters at Ft. Lincoln. Captain Cooke is the commanding officer. The Sixth Infantry left the Philip pines on October 11, with orders to proceed immediately to this post. The trip across the Pacific, so the boys say was a most pleasant one, but the wea ther here is hardly to the taste of the soldiers, who had grown accustomed to the tropical Phiirppine clime. When the train pulled into the depot here, not a man could be seen. To use their own words "The weather's got 'em buffaloed." Following is a list of the new Ft Lincoln officers: Captain E. H. Cooke, commanding First Lieutenant E. it. Agnew. firs, lieutenant: First Lieutenant I.. Cooke First Lieutenant W. T. Con way, battalion adjutant: First Lieu tenant H. G. Stahl: Second Lieuten ant, Leighton Powell Second Lieuten ant Bowers Davis, battalion quarter master and commissary Second Lieu tenant K. S. Gregory Second Lieuten ant Leighton Pitts. THE NEWS AT ROME. Aaaoeiated Preaa Cable to The KrealaK Tlmea. Rome, Nov. *24.—The announcemnet that Senor Caruso, the Italian tenor, was found guilty in the New York po lice court yesterday of annoying wom en in Central park zoological garden, and was fined $10, reached Rome so late that only the Messagero of the morning papers published the news. In so doing the paper added: "Caruso will appeal, but the real verdict will be given by the people of New York in the manner in which they receive him the first time he appears before an audience after his condemnation." 1 Mr. Choate and ex-Justice Alton B. Parker, for the American Sugar Re fining company, and United States Dis trict Attorney H. L. Simpson for the government, who appeared as counsel in the case today, argued along the same lines as they did in the New York Central rebate hearings. The defense offered no testimony. The jury was out an hour and a half. Green Bay, Wis., Nov. 24.—Whist enthusiasts gathered here in force to day for the third semi-annual meeting and tournament of the Northern Wis •consln Whist league. The play was inaugurated at 10 o'clock this morning and continues throughout the day and evening. The program includes spe cial women's pairs game and open progressive pairs.