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MEMORIAL DAY VOL. 2, NO. 127. 1 At Made Indefinite Postponement of Burning Question Possible. TWO NINETEEN TO ONE FORTY-SIX The Vote Was Overwhelming Against the Monarchists and Their Allies. Associated Press Cable to The Breilu Time*. St. Petersburg, May 29.—Advantage was taken today of the absence ot the conservative leaders from the lover house of parliament to bring up the resolution condemning terrorism and the house decided by 219 to 146 votes to taible indefinitely the whole discus sion, which ia one of the most burn ing questions before parliament. The constitutional democrats, Poles,, mem bers of the group of toll and Cossacks voted against the discussion' andthe monarchists, Octoberista, social demo crats and social revolutionists voted in its favor. Deprived of (heir leading orators, the monarchists made a feeble show ing, and the debate, which was short, ended without stormy incidents. The constitutional democrats did not participate in the debate. M. Nebovldoff, a member of the group of toil, proposed the resolution tabling the motion to condemn terrorrism, de claring that any action on the part of the house would be useless as the censure would foe addressed to the dead, as most ot the terrorists named were already inscribed in the "book of martyrs." He asked if the govern ment, with a million bayonets, was unable to stop terrorism, of what avail would be a simple resolution adopted by five hundred deputies un der the thumb of the administration.. M. Kahustin, Octoberist, said his party favored the abolition of the death penalty, martial law, etc., but thought it was first necessary tor the house to express abhorrence of ter rorism executions of officials without Judge or jury. Bishop Evlogi, monarchist member from Lu'blln, also spoke against ter rorism. Several prominent constitutional democrats, including M. Struve, Prince Dolgourokoff, and Prof. Kuzmin- Kar avaieff refused to vote with their party. Hie effect of the new rules expedit ing 'business was clearly apparent. Only two speakers on each side are now permitted to address the house on any one question. The house, therefore disposed of all the fifteen questions on the order of the day, among them feeing the adoption of an inter-pellatlon of the government on the holy synod's action in demanding that the five liberal priests belonging to the left parties of the house who re frained from attending the session of the douma at which the resolution re garding the plot against the life of the emperor was passed leave their par ties or abandon the priesthood. Hundreds of gray-clad veterans reached the city today, and the play ing of martial music is to be heard throughout the business section. By tomorrow morning the great mass of visitors will have arrived, and it is roughly estimated that fully 150,000 persons will be here by the time the convention opens. The veterans and other visitors have found Richmond swathed in bunting, the stars and bars of the confederacy predominating. Thou sands of national flags are also used I i"jv *WWV*v. &s ia v* ,, r"» It I. PASSED RUSSIAN DOUNIA SCATTER ASHES OF VETERAN. Associated Press to The Evealas Times. Rock Island-, 111., May 29.—A unique ceremony will be witnessed here to morrow, when, in compliance with the dying request of the late M. A. Gould, his ashes will be "scattered to the four winds of heaven." Gould was a veteran of the civil war and for many years was county surveyor of Rock Island county. He died recent ly, providing in his will for the cre mation of his body and the distribu tion of his ashes. In accordance with his request that no religious services of any kind be permitted at his fu neral, the obsequies consisted only of an address by a lawyer friend. The administrator of the estate de cided that it would*be appropriate to scatter the ashes of the dead vet eran on Memorial day and the cer emony will take place at the same time as the scattering of flowers on the waters in memory of the sailor heroes of the war. HEW ORTHODOX I01STTHE OLD Dr. Borden P. Bowen Makes Sensible Statement of Far Reaching Consequence. Cincinnati, May 29.—That the or thodoxy of fifty years ago has about broken up and vanished, was the statement made today by Dr. Borden P. Bowne ,a professor in the Meth odist theological seminary in Boston, who-was some time ago acquitted in a church trial of a charge of heresy, in an address before the Cincinnati Methodist Preachers association. He declared that the world is continually in motion that creeds and doctrines and interpretations are going through an evolution toward advanced truth. "It behooves the church," said Dr. Bowne, "to keep its head clear arid cool, tor 4f a great mass of new truths should be thrust into the minds of those of passive mentality or mental energy, they would feel as if the foun dations were taken from them. If the millenium should come in over night, a great many of those having 'vested rights' would not just know where to locate themselves." Speaking of changes in creeds, he said: "It is my firm conviction that the changes in the beliefs and creeds of our church have been for the bet ter. I know of only a few serious peo ple, like the Jaspers, who would be willing to go back in science, in polite leal economy and in religion to a time twenty-five years ago. Dr. Bowne spoke of the reconciliation- between science and religion as one evidence of progress. Dr. Bowne declared the church must make a place for and be patiently con siderate of the ignorant, but the ig norant should not constitute the church. The intellectual, as well as the religious thoughts should be the ruling factor. "The right of supremacy of the in tellectual should always be main» talned for religion in the dark is dan gerous," he said. This was a preface to an argument for the settlement ot doctrinal matters by scholars. "Bib lical matters are questions of expert scholarship," he continued. "All churches need intellectual leaders with intellectual courage." Dr. Bowne, in his closing words, pleaded for a simple creed, a platform on which all church members and the clergy might stand on broad com prehensive terms.' He was not in sym pathy with incorporating into the (Continued on page 4.) CONFEDERATE VETS. HONOR MEMORY OF LEADERS OF THE LOST CAUSE Associated Press to The Greilaf Times. Richmond, Va., May 29.—The sev enteenth reunion of the United .Con federate Veterans will be opened in this city tomorrow morning. The crowd of visitors1 Is expected to be the largest ever entertained in Rich mond. The unveiling of monuments to Jefferson Davis and General Stu art are features of added interest to the reunion program. And the fact that the Jamestown exposition is within easy reach of Richmond will result in a largely increased atten dance at the reunion. and many tattered battle flags are displayed from the homes of the own ers who carried them through the war. The exercise tomorrow will be opened tomorrow at 9:30 o'clock in the morning, when the convention will be called to order by Major General Smith Boiling, commanding the Vir ginia division. Preliminary business will occupy the initial session. In the afternoon will come the big pa rade and the unveiling of the Stuart statue. One ot the guests of honor at the encampment will be Col. J. N. Schoon maker, a Union veteran ot Pittsburg. Colonel Schoonmaker, who Is high in the councils of the Grand Army of the Republic, has accepted an invi tation to attend the reunion, tendered by Gen. Stephen D. Lee, commander in-chief of the Confederate veterans. It marks the first time in history that a man who fought under the stars and stripes has been urged to take part in a conclave of the vet erans who fougbit under ithe stars and bars. 1, Body of Mrs. McKinley Con signed With Touching Cere monies to Mother Earth. Associated Press to The Ereilig Times Canton, Ohio, May 29.—Banked with flowers on every side the fragrance of which filled not only the room in which the body of Mrs. McKinley lay, but the entire house and was wafted as an incense to the throng of people waiting in line to enter the residence, the casket was passed by thousands of persons yesterday afternoon. Can tonians paid their tribute in the best way they could, since by request the privilege of any funeral decorations in the city or any general municipal participation in the cere mony had been denied them. It was estimated that 8,000 people passed through the McKinley home in the time allotted. It had, 'been stated that admission to the home would be from 3 to 5 o'clock yester day. At 1:30 however, women and children lined up in front of the house waiting to pass by the casket. Hanging on the walls in the room, (Continued on page 4.) Special to The Eralit Times. Bismarck, May 29.—The supreme court has not as yet rendered a de cision either on the state fair case or on the -constitutionality of the of fice of temperance commissioner. Three judges are here and decisions in both cases are expected soon. As sistant United States Attorney Town send who is here in the cases pending in the district court, has been asked by the attorney general at Washing ton to go to Oregon to investigate 4 Y» w- 4, /•Tii' »i ASOUAKB DCAL FOK ALL THE EVENING TIMES jJ'it GRAND FORKS, N. D., WEDNESDAY, MAY 29, 1907 MEMORY SWEETLY BORNE TO SIEST TOMB FALLEN 4 A- ,„• GETTING AFTER E Former Equitable Official Drew Eighteen Indictments For Perjury and Forgery. Associated Press to The Evealac Times. New York, May 29.—The May grand jury, which has been investigating the affairs of the Equitable Life Assur ance society, today returned eighteen indictments against Thomas D. Jor dan, formerly controller of the Equit able, Perjury and forgery in the third degree are charged. No indictments were found against the present of ficials oi the society. DOZEN INDICTMENTS. Federal Grand Jury Reported Number But Not the Parties. SpeeAil to The Evening Times. Fargo, May 29.—The U. S. grand jury has its first report since it began the consideration of evidence last Thursday. Twelve indictments were reported but as no arrests have, been made the indictments were not made public. Most of the indictments were in connection with the alleged liquor selling offenses. The jury will con tinue in session today. HO DECM HIS BEEN HUH IN THE STATE FMR GONTROVERST some land frauds there pertaining to the Southern Pacific railway. Mr. Townsend is waiting for more infor mation from Washington and may de cide not to go. However he is at sea in the matter, until he receives the information asked from Washington. The grand jury in district court is still In session, but so far no indict ments have been brought in. None of the grand jury's work so far has been revealed and many here are of the opinion that the grand jury will do little or nothing. LISBON SOLDIERS* HOME MONUMENT North Dakotas Tribute to Her Honored Heroes MEMORIAL BAY—ITS ORIGIN AND MEANING. General John Murray was the originator ot Memorial day in the north. While visiting In the south in the winter ot 1867-8, he noticed the touching rite of decorating soldiers' graves with flowers by the ladles. Being very much impressed with this custom, he Instituted a similar one at his own hone. On the 5th day ot May, 1868, General John A. Logan, who was then Com mander-ln-fhlef of the Grand Army of the Republic, established Decoration day, and by a general order, May SO, 1868, was designated as a day set apart for the purpose of paying tribute to the memory of those brave men who died In defense of our country. The national encampment held In Washington had It incorporated In Its rules and regulations May 11, 1870. Since then, In many of the states, May 80th has been established as a holi day! and It Is the universal custom to decorate the graves of all soldiers and sailors, thus making it one of the most patriotic days of the year, wherein all classes unite In paying honor to our heroic dead, and feel a con scious pride In being able to thus show respect for their memory and the cause for which they fought. *•. 1 1 Ay- hi $ iA v« »»•. vi, •vwonw v^xw s,,- NEGRO STUDENTS GRADUATE. Associated Press to The Evening Times. Topeka, Kan., May 29.—Commence ment exercises are being held today at the Western Tuskegee institute, a school for negroes founded by Booker T. Washington and the only one of its kind in the west. George Andrew Patton, of Topeka, will deliver the salutatory on "Advantages of a Trained Tailor." Louise Hay Scott, of Olathe, Kan., will discuss "Open ings for the Negro Milliner." "Ave nues open to the Negro Stenographer" will be the subject of a paper by Frederick Helm, of Abilene. The val edictory will be by Mabel Eliza Hall, of Colorado Springs, on "The Power of Little Things." Bishop Abram Grant, of Kansas City, will deliver the commencement address, and the presentation of diplomas and certif icates will be made by E. T. Pair dhild, state superintendent of edu cation. WALL STREET HK SHIRS Over Speech Which President Will Deliver Tomorrow on Watered Stock. inoclited Pren to The EtciIbi Times* New York, May 29.—Rumors that President Roosevelt's address at In dianapolis tomorrow will deal not with patriotic themes, but with rall roati iiatl corporation matters, has caused great alarm among the finan ciers of Wall street, who profess to fear that any attack on the over-cap italization so common among rail way companies would lead to disas trous panic. Many prominent finan ciers have made hurried tirtipa to Washington recently for the purpose, it is believed, of attempting to dis suade the president from making an anti-corporation speech. Rate regulation and similar restric tions the railroad magnates can bear with comparative equanimity, but any threat at an investigation of the sub ject of over-capitalization is a red flag to the bulls and bears of "the street." It is the one supreme matter In the conduct of railway systems that Wall street does not want investigated. Many prominent railway officials can didly admit that a comparison of the actual values with the capital stock and funded debts of most, if not all, railroads would promptly result in a slump in the value of securities and a consequent panic. Recent investigations have conclu sively shown that all railroad stocks are largely watered, some companies being capitalized at as high as eight or ten times the actual values of their properties. These facts the magnates of Wall street are overly anxious to hide from the investing public, which in the past has purchased many mil lions of dollars worth of "wildcat" railroad securities, almost as worth less as fake mining stocks. If Pres ident Roosevelt should advocate the appointment ot a federal commission to probe railroad values, as it is ru mored that he will, the result will al most certainly be disastrous to the financial interests involved in the watered stock deals. While nearly all important roads are over-capitalized, this sort of finan cial legerdemain has been most large ly practiced in the western and south ern states, where the process of in jecting water into inflated securities has been carried on to a emarkable Continued on Page 4.) OT4X*W' W,-,' WORN 8T THE MOTS DEFENDERS u,'« Navy Department Takes Up Matter With Governor of Virginia. Associated Press to The Ereilai Times. Washington, May 29.—Discrimina tion against the blue jacket uniform of the navy, at the dancing pavilion of the Pine Beach and amusement park, a resort adjacent to the Jamestown exposition, has led Secretary Metcalf to vigorous action. Complaint was made to the navy de partment by Lieut. J. V. Babcock, commanding the United States ship Truxton, on May 16. The substance of this report and the position taken by Secretary Metcalf in the matter Is given in a letter from the secretary to Gov. Swansovt, of Virgin^, dated May 22, which in part follows: "This department is in receipt of an unofficial report from the commanding officer of the U. R. S. Truxton, dated Pine Beach, Va., May 16, 1907, with regard to a case of disrespect to the service uniform which has occurred during the sojourn of the flotilla at Pine Beach. "The commanding officer of the Truxton states that the dancing pa vilion of Pine Beach park refused ad mittance to men in blue jacket uni forms at the same time grants un qualified admittance to soldiers in uni form. On receipt of complaints from well behaved and self-respecting men of the vessel a flrst-class petty officer was instructed to apply for admit tance, and if refused, to see the man ager and ask reasons for such actions. Such direction being carried out S. F. Lane, gunner's mate of the first-class was, on the 15th instant, refused ad mission to the dancing pavilion, the manager stating that under no cir cumstances would men in bluejackets uniform be admitted that the men were not objected to, but their uni form was, and that if they wished to go in and dance, other clothes would be furnished. "Request was made to see the 'other clothes' mentioned, and the pet ty officer was shown a dressing room where a stock of white clothes were kept, 'very much similar to the regula tion mess attendant uniform.' On be ing informed that the matter would be reported to the proper authorities, the manager stated that the action would do no good, and would be a waste of time. "As the navy is doing everything in its power to make the exposition a success, your attention is invited to this instance of apparent discrimina tion against he service uniform, and it is believed that some action should be taken thereon by withholding license or otherwise. If such practices be permitted, the result will, this de partment feels assured, prove highly prejudicial to the' naval service by (Continued ou Page 4.) HOOSOS OUTDOING THEMSELVES IN RECEPTION TO THE PRESIDENT Associated Press to The Bvealas Times. Indianapolis, Ind., May 29.—Hoo siers, regardless of politics and par tisanship, are prepared to outdo them selves in the hospitality of their re ception to President Roosevelt upon his arrival here tomorrow morning. Scarcely a business house or res idence in the city has been left un draped of flags or bunting, the decora tions surpassing in their magnificence and gay coloring any heretofore seen in Indianapolis. Special excursions will bring thousands of visitors, from every city and town in Indiana and surrounding states, and Indianapolis will probably be called upon to en tertain a record-breaking crowd, ow ing to the widespread popular inter est in the president's speech, which will be a part of the oeremonies in cident to the unveiling of the statue of Gen. Henry Lawtom. According to present plans, the president will reach Indianapolis to morrow morning and will be driven to Vice-President Fairbanks' home for luncheon. Following a magnifi cent military parade, in which reg- j. /1 ,'t i# i. 5»i I N i* j, tv i* ulars, national guardsmen and other wilitary organizations will take part, the dedicatory services will be held on the grounds of the courthouse, where the Law ton monument has been erected. Mrs. Lawton, widow of the general, will unveil the statue, after which Governor Hanly, the presiding officer, will introduce the president. w^lr 4 MEMORIAL DAT NUMBER The president's memorial day speech is expected to deal with" rail road regulation and will mark the in auguration of a new campaign di rected against the over-capitalization of transportation companies and set ting forth a proposition tor the super vision of other corporations engaged'1-'^^-' in interstate business. The president will advocate their regulation by the national government, as railroads are regulated at the present time. THE WEATHEB. North Dakota—Probably show* en tonight and Thursday. Cooler Thursday afternoon. .*» EIGHT PAGES—PRICE FIVE CENTS. mPROTEST Naval Men Not Admitted to Amusement Place Because of Uniform. HE WAS SHOWN OTHER CLOTHES ii *v vy, vi