SEEM WRONG ONLY IN PRINT
Stephenson Manager's Philosophy as to
Thin&s Commop to Every
Madison, Wis.. May 6. — E. A. Ed
monds, Republican state chairman
and manager of United States Sena
1or Isaac Stephenson's primary cam
pais», was on the stand before the
senatorial invest igating committee
most of the time yesterday, the most
important developments brought out
being to the effect that he spent a
.little over $1,900 during the United
States senatorial contest in the legis
lature between .Ian. 20 and March 4.
Ko statement of this expenditure has
been filed with the secretary of state.
The witness said he had no knowl
edge of any inducements being held
out to members of the legislature to
influence their votes in the senatorial
A most searching examination
brought out the admission that Sena
tor Stephenson contributed $2,000 to
the Republican state central commit
In answer to another question the
witness said he thought there were
things done in every campaign,
which are not wrong in themselves,
but which are misjudged and miscon
strued by the public if printed in the
papers. However, he did not wish
to say that he had arything to con
ceal in relation to Stephenson's cam
HANG PROFESSOR IN EFFIGY.
Students of Lawrence University La
be! Vice President "Abdul Hamid."
Appleton. Wis., May 0.—Charles W.
Treat, vice president of Lawrence eol
]f 'je and instructor in physics, was last
iiii'lit hanged in effigy on a trolley
•wire on the city's main thoroughfare
in fiont of the college campus. The
effigy was labeled "Abdul Hamid
Vire President Treat has expelled
four of 1 he most popular fraternity
men in the college during I wo weeks
in which President Plant z has been
out < f the city. Two of those expell
ed are members of the Glee club, and
the entire thirty-six members of this
oiganiz'ition now threaten to leave
SIX HIGH SCHOOLS GET AID.
Offer Course in Agriculture, Domestic
Science and Manual Training.
St. Paul, May 6. — Six high schools
wer« selected by the state high school
1.1.aid yesterday in a meeting at the
< :■ pitol to receive the $2,500 state
«twai'd allowed under the Putnam
Mil. passed at the last session, for
Hie maintenance of a course of agri
culture, domestic science and manual
1 raining at (he direction of the state
Albeit Lea, Alexandria, Cokato,
Hinckley. Lewiston and Red Wing
vête (liostn. Cando, Glencoe, Mcln
1o;-h and Wells were selected at a pre
vious meeting of the board, making
1 « ii in all that will receive the award.
ARRESTED AS CAR BREAKER.
Man Locked Up at New Richmond
Refuses to Give His Name.
New Richmond. Wis., May 6.—The i
poli ce have under arrest a man charg- j
od with breaking into a. Soo line j
freight car between Abbotsford and j
this city. He stole a quantity of ci- !
gars and other light merchandise. ;
Some of the cigars were sold in this I
city. He broke into a caboose and !
stole a pocket book and other valua- j
hies belonging to the conductor.
The fellow put in a few very busy
hours in town until arrested. He re
lus« d to tell his name or where he
SMILE COMES OFF QUICKLY.
Eau Claire, Wis., May 6.—Charles
F. Rurkett, alias Fred Hurkett, alias.
Fred Lemare, awaiting a hearing on
the charge of obtaining money under
false pretenses, had a triumphant
grin on ifts face yesterday when the
judge dismissed the prisoner on the
ground of a lack of evidence. But his
iry v as short lived, for Chief O'Brien
immediately arrested him for deser
tion iroiii the United States army.
HUNT PUBLIC MONEY LEAK.
Superior, Wis., May 6.—A Business
Mi'n's association was formed yester
< ay for the purpose of investigating
ihe expenditures of public funds in
ti e city, county and towns of the
county. The investigation will cover
i\ period including the past two years.
I.legal expenditures of money by
1 lit load and bridges committee of
1 f canity board and in the town of
<_ c: con aie alleged.
three days after arrest.
Defaulting Cashier of Minneapolis
Bank Faces Formal Charge.
Minneapolis, May 5.—Embezzlement
of $20,000 from the First National
Rank of Minneapolis is the charge
brought against Ellis W. Niles, former
teller of the bank, by its president,
Frank M. Prince, yesterday. Though
the sum actually stolen was about
$37,000, the complaint was made to
read "$20,000 on Nov. 1."
Though Niles has been under sur
veillance in the house of Detective
Colwell since his apprehension, and
attempted suicide in the bank lobby
Friday, he was not formally locked
up until yesterday. Then he was
taken to the city lockup at noon, and
after half an hour of sweating, locked
up with only "held" against his name.
Late in the afternoon Mr. Prince went
to the county attorney's office and
made a formal complaint against his
CAN'T GET PENSION.
Involuntary Service in Confederate
Minneapolis, May 5. — Recause he
resorted to a feigned allegiance to the
Confederacy in order to effect his es
cape from Andersonville prison,
George Day of Excelsior, Lake Min
netonka, is unable to secure a pension
for services rendered and wounds re
ceived in the Union cause.
On applying for a pension Mr. Day
made no effort to conceal his brief
and involuntary service in the Confed
erate army. To his surprise he was
informed that no pensions could be
paid to one who had served against
the Union. Only a special act of con
gress could save bis case.
Mr. Day has just succeeded in en
listing the aid of Congressman Frank
Nye of Minneapolis in his affairs.
DULUTH STOCK EXCHANGE.
Cole-Ryan Interests Predominate in
Duluth, May 5. — The Cole-Ryan
tcrests predominate in the Duluth
stock exchange, which was reorganiz
ed yesterday. The president is J. R.
Cotton, vice president of the Cananea
Central, Giroux and other corpora
tions in which the Cole-Ryan people
are interested. The vice president is
S. E. Smith and the treasurer is D. R.
Fairchild. The secretary will be
chosen later. All of the strong cop
per interests in which Duluth men
are interested are represented. The
exchange was formed in 1S92, but
practically went out of existence in
POPCORN WAGON EXPLODES.
Accident on Business Street Causes
Waterloo, Iowa. May 5.—Windows
! in the First National bank. Grismar's
: clothing store, Ames' printing estab
lishment and numerous offices were
j shattered and O. H. Green seriously
injured last night when his popcorn
! wagon exploded on the main business
j street here. It is thought that the
I gasoline tank ignited, blowing the ma
! chine to atoms. Flying missiles were
' hurled a block, but fortunately no one
j • xcept Proprietor Green was hit.
STARTS BRIDGE SUIT.
Great Northern Sues Boat Owners fo>
Superior, Wis., May 5.—The Great
t Northern railroad, which owns the in
! terstate draw bridge between Duluth
and Superior, yesterday started an
I action against the owners of the
! steamer Troy, seeking to recover dam
nges for the wrecking of the bridge in
The suit was started through the
Duluth-Superior Bridge company,
which is a subsidiary corporation.
COLLISION VICTIM RETURNS.
Mrs. M. F. Murphy, Who Was on the
Fated Republic, Returns Home.
Grand Forks, N. D., May 5.—Mrs. M.
F. Murphy has returned from New
York, where she has been since the
steamer Republic was sunk the latter
part of January. For a time it was
feared lier injuries would prove fatal.
She has nearly recovered.
Light Term at Belle Fourche.
Belle Fourche, S. D., May 5. — The
spring term of the ci.cuit court,
which will open here today, will be a
lieht one. Jud^e Rice will hear the
applications for citizenship of a score
of foreigners, and the petit jury will
report for duty May 5. So far there
are but a dozen cases on the calendar.
Five of these are suits for divorce.
Only one criminal case is to be heard
that of the state against Joe Couch,
charged with assault and battery.
THE GREAT LAKES
Three Vessels Lost and Fourth
Craft Found Deserted—Crew
of Seven Lost.
200 ARE KILLED IN SOUTH
Appalling Lo^s of Life as Result of
Terrible Storm—Property Loss
Detroit, May 4.—Three vessels lost,
one of them with her crew of seven
men, and a fourth crafty found float- i
ing deserted on Lake Michigan, with
the fate of her crew unknown, is the
day's summary of disaster from storm
and ice on the Great Lakes.
On the rocky shores of Huron Isl
and the schooner George Nester of
Detroit was torn to pieces by the gale
that swept over Lake Superior. All
of her crew of seven were lost.
Goes to the Bottom.
On Lake Huron, lashed by the same
gale, the package freighter Russia of 1
Port Huron succumbed to the waves |
after her cargo had shifted, and went
to the bottom. The Russia's crew of j
twenty-two men succeaded in safely |
putting off in their small boats and j
On Lake Michigan the Ann Arbor j
railway car lorry No. 1 picked up, j
nineteen mi: s south of Fox Island, j
the big ste^i L^ater Batavia, desei ted <
by her crew and with no positive evi
dence as to whether they perished or
were taken off the lighter of the
steamer which is believed to have
been towing her.
Face Great Perils.
To ihese fresh stories of marine
disaster with the arrival at Sault
Ste. Marie of the crew of the steamer
Aurania. there was added the first
story of how the Aurania was crushed
by the ice and sank, and how the crew
made a perilous way over nearly four !
miles of ice floe to the steamer J. H.
Few days in the history of naviga
tion on the inland lakes have brought
such tales of death and disaster.
200 Dead in South.
Memphis, Tonn., May 4.—Th? latest
reports from the storm-swept districts
in the South place the number of dead
at 200 and the number of injured at
over 700. Complete statistics will
probably show a death list of 250,
with nearly 1,000 persons injured. At
least forty towns have been devas
tated. The property loss will amount
to many million dollars.
Some sections in the pathway of the
storm have not yet been heard from,
and they will, in all probability, add
their quota to the list of casualties
and of property loss. Tennessee bore
: the brunt of the storm, and the cas
ualties in that state are very heavy.
FOUR LIONS ARE BAGGED.
Roosevelt Brings Down Three and His
Nairobi, East Africa, May 4.—Four
lions are trophies of former President
Roosevelt's camp in the Mau hills,
and the two hundred or more native
followers are joining with the Ameri
can party in the ecelebration of the
unsually good luck.
The lions were bagged Saturday,
and Col. Roosevelt's mighty gun
brought three of them to earth, each
on the first shot.
Thus one of the ex-president's fond
est ambitions has been realized, and
he is proud, too. that the fourth of
the jungle kings fell before the rifle
of his son, Kermit, who, however,
took three shots to kill his quarry.
Miners Have Close Call.
Pittsburg, May 4.—Twenty-five men
were at work in the Forest Hill mine
of the Pittsburg Coal company at
Smithdale, twenty-three miles from
here yesterday, when fire broke out
between them and the mouth of the
mine. Rescue parties were formed,
but were driven back by the flames.
The imprisoned men escaped through
a rear entry, opened as an emergency
exit. No one was injured.
"Bat" Has Two Fights On.
Chicago, May 4. — Battling Nelson
announced last night that he would
fight "Fighting Dick" Kyiand and "Cy
clone Johnny" Thompson before meet
ing Packey McFarland. The matches
will take place as follows, according
to Nelson: Hyland at Colma, Cal.,
May 29, forty-five rounds, 133 pounds
at ringside; Thompson, at Colma, Cal.,
July 1, 133 pounds at ringside.
Seven Killed in Fight.
Vladikavkaz, Russia, May 4. — A
company of infantry and half a divi
sion of Cossacks have been mobilized
to exterminate robbers who are in
festing Ciscaucasia. In a fight with a
band of five yesterday all the robbers
were killed, and two Cossacks were
killed and two wounded.
JUSTICE DENIED, HE SAYS.
i an( j impartial or fearless jury in Rütte
Copper Corporation Supreme, Avers
Counsel for Damage Suit Plaintiff.
In a sensational affidavit filed at
Rütte in the United States court, H.
Lowndes Maury, counsel for plaintiff
in the damage suit of Northam against
the Rost on & Montana company of the
Amalgamated Copper corporations,
protested against the removal of the
case fiom Helena to Hutte, averring
that it is impossible for anyone to se
cure a fair trial in Hutte in any action
involving the Amalgamated Copper
company, because of the dominance
of Amalgamated over the affairs of
In his affidavit Maury names a
score of well known Rütte citizens
whom he says he heard express the
opinion that under the present laws
I of Montana as to the selection of
juries it is impossible to obtain a fair
where the issues involved affect the
big copper company.
Among the names given in the affi
davit is that of William Scallon, for
mcr president of the Amalgamated
Copper company. The affidavit also
accuses the four Rütte newspapers of
suppressing details in connection with
LEFT ESTATE OF HALF MILLION.
Joseph Francis Bjck, a Pioneer of
Montana, Dies at Butte.
Joseph Francis Reck, aged seventy
five, one of the most prominent of
♦he early pioneers of Montana, died
ß U tte of Bright's disease. He came
t D Montana in the early '60s, being at
tracted to Butte by the gold discover
j es j n ravines and below the city, and
was the first deputy county recorder
for the county.
Later he became tne first marshal
nf Rütte, when a municipality was
formed. Mr. Reck figured prominent
ly in politics, and was a charter mem
ber of several fraternal organizations.
He leaves an estate valued at about
$500,000, his really holdings in Hutte
being extensive. He also was heavily
interested in mining. He was one of
the first men to work claims in Hutte.
"SMOKE" CASE DISMISSED.
Litigation Brought Against Smelter
Ended After Three Years.
Judge William H. Hunt, in the fed- 1
pral court at Butte, dismissed the bill 1
in the action brought in the name of i
Fred J. Bliss against the Anaconda
and Washington companies to close j
down the large smelting plant at An- '
Each side will pay its own costs, j
which are said to aggregate about half
a million dollars.
This order disposes of the famous
'smoke" case, begun three years ago
by farmers of Deer Lodge valley, who
declared that they were being dam
aged by fumes from the smelter and
demanded that the smelter be closed.
ACCUSED BY SPOUSE.
Butte Woman Says Husband
$20,000 of Her Money.
Tn a little over four years of wedded
life, according to a sensational divorce
complaint filed at Butte, George Woll
man took more than $20,000 from his
wife, Rosalie \\ oilman, forged her
name to notes and mortgages, lost her
several thousands of dollars which
she had coming from her father's es
tate, and kept her in constant fear of
prosecution for fraud. The plaintiff
says she is now dependent upon her
relatives for support. Wollman, it is
alleged, forged his wife's name to two
notes, one for $.100 and the other for
$1,200, which she was compelled to
pay to save him from imprisonment.
$S,CC0 BLAZE AT BOZEMAN.
Benepe-Berglund company, were de
Fire, Probably of Incendiary Origin,
Destroys Two Warehouses.
A fire at Rozeman resulted in a loss
of $8,000, with practically no insur
ance. Two large warehouses, owned
by Forrestell & Heilman and the
st roved. It is believed the fire was of
incendiary origin, and a reward of
$500 is offered for the conviction of
Coal Mines to Reopen.
A report says the coal mines at ;
Storrs, about thirty miles from Boze- |
man, will soon reopen. These are :
among the larger coal mines of Mon- j
tana and have been closed some time. |
Edmund Bartl, former superintendent !
of tiie Montana Coke and Coal com
pany at Electric, has just leased the ;
mines from the Amalgamated compa
ny. and intends to operate them on a
Judge Overrules Demurrer.
The demurrer filed in behalf of the
Coram-Welch Drug company in the
case perding in Wallace for an al
leged infraction cf the city ordinance j
prohibiting the sale of liquor on Su*i
day, was overruled by Judge Wallace
aI)( j t he caze will come up fcr trial,
new strength for old BACKS.
No Need to Suffer Every Day from
Mrs. Joannah Straw, 628 North
Rroadway, Canton, S. D., says: "For
three years i sufr
f e r e d everything
with rheumatism la
my limbs and a dull,
ceaseless aching la
my back. I was
broken with head
aches and dizzy
spells, and the kid
ney secretions wer«
thick with solids. i
was really In a crit
ical condition when I began with
Doan's Kidney Pills, and they certain
ly did wonders for me. Though I am
81 yearfe old, I am as well as the avef
age woman of 50. I work well, eat
well and sleep well."
Sold by all dealers. 50 cents a box.
Foster-Milburn Co., Ruffalo, N. Y.
T &Zbr ;
"Lawd, He'p de Animiles!"
He gwine ter de canibal country wid
bullets—piles on piles!
De gun "Crack!" De lion on his back!
—Lawd, he'p he animiles!
De elephant layin' law now, an* de
word de giraffe riles;
De tiger give a holler, an' de 'gator
change his collar—
Lawd, he'p de animiles!
List of Patents Issued Last Week to
Reported by Lothrop & Johnson,
patent lawyers, 910 Pioneer Press
building, St. Paul, Minn.: T. C. Ahl
brecht, Hector, Minn., loading appa
ratus: H. S. Cleveland, Faribault,
Minn., cooking stove; C. A. Eidsmoe,
Heresford, S. D., gate; G. B. Frank
forter, Minneapolis, Minn., extracting
turpentine and resinous matter from
wood ; W. O. Johnson, Blunt, S. D.,
attachment for combination locks; A.
V. Lindquist, Alexandria, Minn., reel;
C. K. Mayer, Mankato, Minn., copy
holder for linotype machines.
INDIAN GIRL AND HER TRAVELS.
As a Government Ward She Is Pro
tected on Long Journey.
Under the watchful paternal eye ot
the United States government Miss
Matilda Hancorne, a shapely and
beautiful Indian girl whose home is at
Orick, Humboldt county, completed a
wearisome journey across the conti
Miss Hancorne has been a student
at the United States Indian school at
I Carlisle, Pa., and when she decided to
return to her California mountains
Supt. M. Friedman at once began to
; pave the way for a safe and pleasant
j journey for his charge. ElizabetJ
! Howell, another student, was coming
I West as far as Elko, Nev., and Fried
man put the two girls on the train
armed with all manner of letters and
j credentials. In the meantime he had
\ sent letters ahead of the girls to as
sure their accommodations on the
Aside from her inexperience in trav
eling there was little need of the fed
eral government taking such precau
tions regarding Miss Hancorne's jour
ney, for she is a bright, wideawake
girl, who speaks English perfectly and
bears herself with an independent
carriage. If there is anything about
^er attract, attention in a crowd it
is her striking beauty and the perfect
taste with which she dresses.
The girl sailed for Eureka on Tues
day. She will have to stage it thirty
five miles over rough roads.
Get Saturated with Caffeine.
When a person has used coffee for a
number of years and gradually de
clined in health, it is time the coffea
should be left off in order to see wlieth
er or not that has been the cause ot
A lady in Huntsville, Ala., says she
used coffee for about 40 years, and for
the past 20 years was troubled with
"I have been treated by many physi
cians but all in vain. Everything failed
to perfect a cure. I was prostrated for
j some time, and came near dying. When
j recovered sufficiently to partake of
food and drink I tried coffee again and
j it soured my stomach.
I finally concluded coffee was th&
; cause of my troubles and stopped us
| ing it. I tried tea and milk in its
: place, but neither agreed with me, then
j I commenced using Postum. I had it
| properly made and it was very pleas
! Ing to the taste.
"I have now used it four months, and
; my health is so greatly improved that
I can eat almost anything I want and
can sleep well, whereas, before, I suf
j fered for years with insomnia.
I "I have fouud the cause of my trou
bles and a way to get rid of them
You can depend upon it I appreciate
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