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TERROR HUH6J PUBLIC Inspired Mutiny of Troops on April 13 and Paid the Penalty TROOPS HUE TO RELIEVE THE WOMEN HIISSIOURIES American Government Recognises the New Regime and Directs Ambassa dor Leishman to Present This Fact to New Government at Once. Constantinople, April 29.—Nadir Pasha, the sec^J eunuch of the pal ace under the regime of Abdul Hamid, was hanged at dawn today on the Galata bridge, the great throughfare that connects Stamboul with the quarters of Galata and Pera. The body was allowed to swing until 8 o'clock this morning and thousands of people stopped to look at the great Nubian whose name was a terror un der Abdul Hamid. Nadir was execut ed after a thai by a court martial oo the charge that he instigated the mutiny of the troops on April 13. The other members of this cabinet were Izzet Pasha and Fehim Pasha. The former, the sultan'B secretary, is now in hiding in London and the latter, who tfas head of the sultan's spy sys tem, has been assassinated somewhere in Russia. The former ruler of the empire, Abdul Hamid II, is to be kept a pris oner in a large house with walled grounds on a height overlooking Saloniki, which hag lately been oc« cupied by the Italian commander of the international gendarmerie. He is not to be put on trial, as has been widely reported in Constantinople for he is considered to be above the law. It was thought wise to keep the de posed sultan in European Turkey, re mote from the capital. His house hold will be administered for him up ona generous scale and his life will be safeguarded as he earnestly be sought when notified of his dethrone ment* The constitutionalists would like to get back part of the great sums of money that the former sultan is sup posed to have abroad, not only be cause the government is in need ot the money, but because it is desirable that he should be deprived of the re sources for another coup d'etat. Speculation places Adbul Hamid's wealth at anything between $25,000, 000 and $200,000,000. A telegram received here today from Adana says the firing which be gan there again last Sunday con tinued for two days and the terrible fire was destroying the Christian quarters of the city and that further efforts were being made to stamp out the Armenian population. Ex-Sultan Settled. Saloniki, European Turkey, April 29.—The deposed sultan of Turkey, Abdul Hamid. arrived here late last night from Constantinople. He was accompanied by two of his sons and a suite of fifteen persons, Including eleven women of his harem. The party were escorted quietly to the villa in the suburb set aside for their use. To Relieve Missionaries. Mersina. Asiatic Turkey, April 29.— Two battalions of Turkish troopB ar rived here today. It is understood that a strong detachment will at once be sent up the country to Hadjin to effect the relief of the American wo men missionaries there, who for near ly a fortnight have been besieged in their mission houses by a horde of fanatical Mohammedan tribesmen from the surrounding country. Government Recognized. Washington. April 29.—Mehmed V, the new s.ultan of Turkey, was today officially $y ognJzed as the reigning ruler of that empire by the Washing ton government. This action followed the communication of the act of the accession to the throne of the new sultan to the state department by H. Klazim Bey, the Turkish ambassador and similar information from Ameri can Ambassador Leishman at Con stantinople. A dispatch according recognition, signed by President Taft, was forwarded to Constantinople last night for presentation by the ambas sador there. The following correspondence be tween the Turkish ambassador and the state department was made public at the department: "Turkish Embassy, Washington, April 27. 1909. "Mr. Secretary of State: "I have the honor to make known to your excellency that, in compliance with the national will and in accord ance with the fetva rendered by the sheik islam, the national assembly, consisting of the senate and chamber of deputies, in the presence of the members of the cabinet today unani mously proclaimed the fall of Sultan Abdul Hamid and the accession to the Imperial throne of the lawful heir tinder the name of his imperial xna |esty Mehmed. His majesty solemnly swore by the constitution. The ministers, senators, deputies and high dignitaries were accorded the honor of deposing at the foot of the imperial throne the ex pression of their devotion and fidelity. "Please accept, Mr. Secretary of State, the assurance of my very high consideration. —"H. Kiazim." "His Excellency, Mr. P. C. Knox, Sec retary of State, Washington." "Department of State, Washington, April 28, 1909. "Excellency: I have the honor to '"now ledge the receipt of your note 1 27th inst., by which you inform "0 'srnment of the United States tha. //y -mpllance with the national will a. iy accordance with the fetva rendereu °/y se sheik islam, the na tional asse. consisting of the sen ate and cha. /O- deputies, in the presence of thfc®ey ^ers of the cabi net on April 2*1, Of Mmously pro claimed the fall ,ultan Abdul Hamid and the accession to the im perial throne of the lawful' heir under the name of his imperial majesty, Mehmed V. "Your note was duly communicated to the president who has this day been pleased to extend, by telegram, his congratulations to his imperial majes ty in the following words: '"I offer to your imperial majesty my congratulations on your acaession to the throne with such universal ac claim, voiced by the peoples' represen tative, and at a time BO propitious to the highest aspirations of the great nation over which you rule as the august head of a constitutional gov ernment. I assure you of the friend ship of the government and people of the United States, who earnestly wish for your majesty's happiness and for that of the people within your domin ions and I add my own wishes for your majesty's health and welfare.' "In seizing this occasion to express to your excellency my felicitations I take advantage of the opportunity to convey to you the renewed assurances of my highest consideration. —"Huntington Wilson, "Acting Secretary. "His Excellency, Hassein Kiazim Bey, Turkish Ambassador, Washing ton." A Favorable Impression. A favorable impression has been created in Washington by the remarks attributed to the sultan in his public utterances and the confident hope was expressed that Turkey is about to en ter upon a new era of successful con stitutional government. Kiazim Bey in his talk with the state department officials today was very optimistic touching the troubles which beset Turkey in the provinces, where the fanaticism of the moham medan has resulted in such dreadful slaughter, ascribing these conditions as rather having fictitious bases with a rather weak following among.-the people as a class. From the American standpoint, the permanent Improvement in the condi tions in Asia Minor and other portions of Turkey where massacres of Ar menians occurred, is the most im portant duty that confronts the new government. In dealing with this the faith and capacity of the Young Turks party will be put to a severe test. The disposition of the American war vessels now gradually approaching Gibraltar will in a measure be left to the American embassy at Constanti nople. The vessels soon to be avail able are the armored cruisers North Carolina and Montana, now on their way across the Atlantic, and the reve nue cutter Tahoma, which arrived at the Azores today and which was di rected to proceed with all haste for Gibraltar. Announcement was made today of the intention of sending the cruiser New York to eastern Mediterranean waters next month. The three cruis ers will form an emergency Mediter ranean squadron. The main object in sending the New York, it is explained, is to have to gether for tactical purposes three ves sels of practically the same class al lowing much beter results to be ob tained in drilling. The gunboat Scorpion, the station ship at Constantinople, now at Naples, having her boilers repaired, will not be ready to return to that city for a month. Many Wounded Adaha. Asiatic Turkey. April 29— Emergency hospitals established here contain 300 patients suffering from wounds, many of whom are women. The average number of wounds of each patient Is four. There Is great' and immediate need for food and medi cal supplies. Practically the entire Armenian population of Adana, 15,000 people, is homeless, without bedding or clothing and the food supply in the shops is exhausted. Some of the wounded Armenian women have told Miss Wallace, an English nurse who IB caring for them, that they were shot by Moslems be cause they screamed when they saw their husbands killed before their eyes. Many Armenian girls were car ried off by Turks as booty. A large number of mutilated bodies have been found in the housea in this city. Stephen Trowbreidge, an American missionary, said today: "One man is responsible for the disorders here, the vali hlmpelf. He had It In his power to BuppreBB the lawlessness and mas sacre, but deliberately refrained from doing BO. He said simply 'we are not responsible.'" WRIGHTS AS QUESTS Will Attend the English Aeronautical Society Meeting London, April 29—Wilbur and Or ville Wright will be the guests in Lon don May 3 of the Aeronautical Socie ty of Great Britain. They will on this occasion he presented with the socie ty's gold medal, which will be in scribed: "Presented to Wilbur and Orvllle in recognition of their dis- tingulahed services science." to aeronautical DEW ME MW THE HIGHER TARIFF Simmons of North Carolina Wants Dingley Rates on Lumber Retained DEMOCRATIC NIM GST MIXED HUHE DISCUSSION Democrats Declare They Are Not Bound by Paragraph Written at Mid night by a Few Interested Persons— Who Wrote the Document. Washington, April 29—An exhaus tive treatment of the lumber schedule of the tariff bill by Mr. SimmonB of North Carolina was the feature of the session of the senate. Mr. Simmons spoke for three and a half hours in support of the retention of the present tarifT which, he maintained, was but a revenue rate. Several times the na tional Democratic platform of 1908, which declared for free lumber, was Injected Into the discussion by Re publican senators and Mr. Bacon of Georgia remarked that he was not bound by declarations written into a platform at midnight by a few inter ested men. Burkett of Nebraska, whose home city is Lincoln, sought to state when the Democratic platform actually was drawn, but Mr. Simmons refused to yield time to prolong that discussion. The only beneficiaries of reduced or free lumber, Mr. Simmons declared, would be the great, rich box manu facturers located along the great lakes. The Democratic national platform of 1906 with relation to free lumber, again was thrust at Mr. Simmons, this time by Mr. Burkett and inciden tally he stirred up a hornet's nest, because of an interruption by Mr. Hey burn, who suggested that he go slow In that matter Inasmuch as "senators on that side," meaning the Democratic side, were supporting the lumber plank of the Republican platform. Mr. Rayner took violent exception to Mr. Heyburn's reference to "sen ators on that side." ."What do you mean by that?".Mr. Rayner asked,- at the same time as serting that he held to views which would not warrant any one including him in a general category. "I am in favor of a constitutional tariff for revenue and for no other purpose," he exclaimed. Democrats Riled Mr. Heyburn replied that, he simply had conformed with a parliamentary practice and that it was quite usual to refer to senators as a whole. "Does not the senator expect that a majority of senators on that side will vote for a lumber tariff," inquir ed Mr. Aldrich of Mr. Rayner. The Maryland senator quickly re torted that he would not vote for it. And then his colleague, Mr. Smith, arose and put himself on record as favoring such a proposition on the basis that the duty proposed was a revenue one. Gaining the floor temporarily, Mr. Aldrich declared that senators were in a fair way to compose their differ ences as to lumber. "New let's waive this question of names," he said. "It is the same whether you call it tar iff for protection or tariff for revenue.'' Mr. Bacon asked if Mr. Aldrich would bring down the ditties on wear ing apparel to ten per cent. Mr. Aldrich accused Mr. Bacon of dodging the Democratic platform by talking about revenue duty, "i am a protectionist and have the courage to say so," Mr. Aldrich exclaimed. "I am a protectionist in Georgia as well as in New England and I am willing to call It protection. I am not try ing to dodge behind a tariff for revenue." The only response Mr. Bacon would make was 'that he believed protection to be "a most vicious and unjust sys tem of taxation." Confronted by Mr. Beveridge with the Democratic declaration for free lumber Mr. Bacon caused a ripple of laughter when he said, referring to Mr. Beve ridge: "He knows how a committee goes out at midnight and brings in a plat form and nobody cares anything about it." So far as he was concerned. Mr. Bacon said, he did not recognize any such doctrine as binding on him when a particular article was picked out and placed on the free list because of the view entertained by a few men. "I can tell you when the Democratic THE EVENING TIMES GRAND FORKS, NORTH DAKOTA. THURSDAY, APRIL 29, 1909. platform was written and where," In terjected Mr. Burkett'.' who resides in Lincoln, Mr. Bryan's home city, amid Republican laughter. Mr. Brown of Nebraska advocated a constitutional amendment for the col lection of an Income tax, thereby placing it beyond the power of the courts to further hold that such a tax was not constitutional. BEET FIGURES Secretary Wilson Shows the Size of the Industry iu America. Washington, April 29.—The secre tary of agriculture today sent to the senate the information regarding the beet sugar Industry for which he was asked in a resolution adopted by the senate on April 8. The data shows that the production of sugar from beets has increased from 42,000 tons in 1896 to 425.000 tons in 1908. The price of sugar in for eign markets and other information regarding the industry is included in the report. Detailed information as to the various factories that have been established is given by the secretary. Captain of Troy Also Opened Navigation Between Chica go and Buffalo Duluth, April 29.—The steamer Troy of the Western Transit line was the first of the big freighters to reach Duluth from the lower lakes, reaching here shortly before 4 o'clock yesterday afternoon. Capt. Thomas Slattery was in command and Charles L. Mur ray was the chief engineer. 1 A remarkable feature of the open- ing of navigation between Buffalo and Duluth is the fact that Capt. Slattery, with the Troy, has also opened navi gation this season between Chicago and Buffalo. On Friday, April 16, the Troy left Chicago for Buffalo and was the first boat of the season to make the trip. On Friday, April 23,. she left Buffalo for Duluth, arriving on the 28th, just twelve days from the time she left Chicago. She was the last boat to join the blockade at the Soo and the first one to get through. Woman Now on Trial Urges Self Defense as Grounds For Acquittal Neosho, Mo.. April 29.—"Johnny" Davidson, the wealthy young woman who killed Roy Ramsour here on June 6, 1908, following a quarrel at the Davidson home, where it is alleged Ramsour applied an epithet to the girl, is on trial here. Miss Davidson's plea self defense. Ramsour was a suitor for the hand of Miss Grace Davidson, the defendant's sister. A few days before the murder the two had quarreled. Ramsour used im proper language toward Miss "John ny" Davidson and when he refused to retract it, she secured a revolver and confronting him, shot him dead. I Ill Comptroller Wants Report of Conditions at Close of Busi ness April 28 Washington, April 29.—The comp troller ot currency today issued a call for a statement of the conditions all banks at the close of business ol Wednesday, April 28. if If I THE WEATHER Xorth Dakota—Portly cloudy and colder tonight with freez- Ing temperature. Friday fair TWO DAYS Friday and Saturday are the two re maining days. Do not fail her at the eleventh hour. STORMS SWEEP FROM ROCKIES TO MARANTIC Ten Inches of Snow Fell in Pennsylvania During Early Morning TOMES DEVASTATE DOTH KIKjASMIO NEBRASKA Wisconsin Suffered Severely From the Storm Which Passed Over the State Last Night—Telegraph and Tele phone Lines Are Out. Omaha, Xeb., April 29.—A tornado whicii did much damage to property and killed some stock, swept over Sarpy county last evening. It formed near Avery and traveled northeast for several miles. No loss of life has been reported. The telephone and telegraph wires in the devastated dis trict are down and communication with the towns swept by the storm is impossible. Snow in New York. New York, April 29.—After nearly a month of extremely cold and un seasonable weather New York experi enced a late April snow storm this morning. Although a cold northeast wind was blowing, the snow in the city melted as fast as it fell but in the suburbB the ground was covered with the white blanket. Storm In Wisconsin. Milwaukee, April 29.—Snow, rain and hall fell throughout Wisconsin last night. The storm was accom panied by a heavy wind which wrought considerable damage to tele graph and telephone wires. At Ap pleton. Kankauna, Oshkosh, New Richmond. Green Bay and other places three inches of snow is reported to have fallen. Ten Inches of Snow Pittsburg, April 29—The heaviest snowfall of the winter in northwestern Pennsylvania began shortly before midnight last night and at 9 o'clock this morning at Bradford the snow was ten inches deep and still falling. One Killed in Tornado Wichita. Kan.. April 29—The tor nado that struck Douglas, a small town twenty-five miles southeast of this city last night, caused one death, Lewis Ayers, aged 74 years. The dam age done was confined to a strip of country ten miles long and two miles wide. HIGH HOTEL 3few l'ork Will Hare Structure 376 Feet in Heighth New York, April 29—New York is to have the highest hotel in the world if plans filed today with the bureau of buildings are carried out. They call for a thirty-one story structure 376 feet high, at the southwest corner of Madison avenue and Forty-second street. This will overtop by ten stories any hotel structure in tlie city, The company behind the project will expend $2,000,000 to complete the building. E E volumn Has Been Held up in the Mountain Passes by Soldiers St. Petersburg. April 29—The re lief cf Tabriz has been delayed con siderable by unexpected resistance ot the shah's troops. Late advices re ceived here state that the Russian column under General Snarkey has been held up in the mountain passes not far from the beleaguered city, in' which small parties of natives would find it easy to hamper the advance. Persian dispatches are reassuring with regard to the conditions at Ta- briz and state that Europeans and Americans are not exposed to any particular danger. Relief for Tabriz Washington. April 29—Advices from the American legation at Teheran, Persia, to the state department today are that a guard from the Russian force now advancing with supplies for Tabriz will be sent forward if found advisable, but that the main body of soldiers will not. enter the city unless this Is found necessary. A dispatch from the consul at Tabriz forward ed by Minister Jackson indicates slightly more favorable conditions, wiht comparative safety for foreign ers up to this time. The Presbyterian board of foreign missions is telegraphing its represen tatives at Tabriz urging them to com ply with the requirements imposed by ihe Persian government that they do not associate themselves with the revolutionists or admit them to their houses. Injuries or damages result ing to them under the other condi tions now existing, the Persian gov ernment assumes full responsibility. RIOT HER" METHIS FATE Killed by Foreman of Works Which Were Attacked by Strikers Fishkill, N. Y., April 29.—An Italian was shot and instantly killed in a clash between a rioting mob and the employes of the brick yard of the Watrous company on the outskirts of this village today. Brick yard work ers in this neighborhood have been on a strike for higher wages for sev eral days and mobs armed with clubs have driven the workers cut of other yards. Foreman Quinn ol the Watrous company shot and killed the leader of one of the mobs which at tacked this company. The other rioters then dispersed. WANTS DIVORCE Paris, April 29—The suit for di vorce brought by Princess Robert de Broglie against her husband on the grounds of desertion, came up in court today. Counsel for the prince made no defense. Judgment, will be rendered May 5. The Princess de Broglie was Estelle Alexander of San Francisco. A LAKE FRONT FIRE One Fireman Killed and Sever al Injured While Fighting the Flames Chicago, April 29.—One fireman was killed, another is missing and eight were seriously injured in a fire which destroyed elevator "B" of the Illinois Central railroad here early today. The conflagration, which was discovered at the height of a violent electrical storm, completely con sumed the elevator and its contents. The loss is $1,000,000. The blaze, fanned by a gale which swept in from the lake, spread to the Illinois Cen tral docks, to the train shed and freight cars and it was with great difficulty that the firemen checked the fire from a general spread over the lake front yards oi the railroad company. BITTER BOOZE FIGHT Local Option Election Marked by Scenes of Violence. Chillicothe. Ohio. April 29.—In a local option election characterized by disorderly scenes throughout the day. at times bordering on rioting, Ross county today voted "wet" by a ma jority estimated at 2.000. The city of Chillicothe gave a wet majority of ap proximately 1.800. and the county out side was carried by a small majority by the same forces. During the day numerous conflicts occurred between partisans of the two factions and also between citizens and the police. To restore order Co. of the Fourth regiment, Ohio national guards, was called out and a large force of special deputy sheriffs was also sworn in. These carried wagon spokes, instead of rifles and stood guard in the disturbed quarter until the polls closed. NEW IHiM Northern Pacific Will Let Con tract for 170 Mile Branch Down Missouri Spokane, Wash.. April 29—Another development In the fight between the Hill lines mul the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul for territory in the north west is the announcement today that the Northern Pacific has awarded a 'contract for 170 miles of a new branch line to start at Alandan. X. I')., and extend down the Missouri river 'toward territory which is tapped by I the Milwaukee. THE CANADIAN COAL STRIKE IS Jn Many Western Canadian Cities Are Experiencing a Coal Famine GREAT NORTHERN CM) WITHJiPORTING GOAL J& it The Government Will be Asked to In tervene and Stop the Strike or Stop the Exportation of Coal From the Mines. Winnipeg, April 29.—The coal strike situation in western Canada is grow ing more serious. There is only one big mining distrit where coal is being mined, and that is at Fernie. At Michel, which is controlled by the Great Xorthern railway interests, the accusation is made that all coal mined there is being sent into the states. The chief consuming centers of west ern Canada are making loud com plaint at this and a movement has been started to petition the govern ment to intervene and stop the strike or stop the exporting of the coal. At Lethbridge seven hundred miners are idle and the city is feeling the want of coal. All the public schools closed yesterday. A THIRD PARTY Boyle Will Attempt to Prove an Alibi in Kidnaping Case. Mercer, Pa.. April 29.—It is now asserted James P. Whitla, father of the abducted boy. will be the principal witness for .Tames Boyle, whose trial is to begin Friday, it was stated last night that the defense, through a line of questioning of Mr. Whitla, hope to produce an impression' that will re sult in a minimum punishment. It is alleged that Mr. Whitla knew Boyle was. connected with the abduc tion at noon of March 25, and that be talked with Boyle on a street corner near, the store .of Mrs. •. Hendrickson,-. where a few moments before he had left the package containing the $10, 000 ransom money. Further, the re port goes. Mr. Whitla assured Boyle that all he wanted was the safe re turn of the boy and that he would not interest himself in any prosecu tion. Whitla is said to have informed Boyle that he could remain in Cleve land or go where he pleased, but In any event "he would be as tight as a clam," if the boy was returned un harmed. Following this conversation Willie was restored to his father that evening. It is also said Boyle will endeavor to prove that he was not in Pennsyl vania when the boy was kidnaped, and it is believed an attempt will be made to fasten the actual crime on a third party at present not generally known. Another story is in circula tion that Boyle was merely the tool for others. Following the publication of an in terview with Boyle to the effect that no effort was being made to assist him in working up a defense, his attorney had a long conference with him today and plans were perfected for his trial. WLlEreilRL Then Turned the Revolver on Himself and Committed Suicide Northampton. Mass., April 29.—En raged because she had broken her engagement with him and refused to renew it. Porter Smith who was gradu ated from Dartmouth college i«Mt year, today shot and probably family wounded Miss Helen Ayer Marden, a senior at Smith college, and then turning the revolver on himself, com mitted suicide. The physicians state that there is no hope for Miss Mar den's recovery. She is the daughter• of Frank Marden, 83 Boston street* Somerville. TOLD ABOUT IT Murderer Explained to Alienists Wlgr He Was Crazy Cambridge, Mass., April 29—The mental peculiarities of Chester S. Jor dan, on trial for the murder of Mb wife, were testified to today as bear ing on the claim of the defense that the young man was not responsible for the crime. The defense agreed: today to have Jordan examined .by alienists engaged by the government upon condition that the result of this examination should not be introduced as evidence unless tho defense thought fit. Before tho afternoon session Jordan had a lengthy conference with the three alienists retained by the fense. 1