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Chicago, Sept. 21Four offi
cials of the Schwarzschild and
Sulzberger Packing companies
were today fined an aggregate of
$25,000 by Judge Humphery in
the United States District court.
The fines followed a plea of guilty
to indictments charging a con-
B. MONTAGU E
All Others Indicted Pfead
Not GuiltyVesJey Den
ies Bah! Murder.
The prisoners who were in
dicted yesterday by the grand
jury appeared in court this morn
ini and all plead not guilty with
the exception of J. Montague
wh plead guilty to assault upon
'his daughter. Fred Foote plead
not guilty to murder in the sec
ond degree but guilty in the
third decree and the plea was
The case of Astrid Peterson
against the & I for $25,000
damages is still on trial.
No report was received from
the grand jury up to four o'clock
Mr. and Mrs. Snyder Leave.
Mr. and Mrs,1
Four Officials of Packing Companies
Pay Heavy Fines for Accepting
left today for Port Huron, Michi
gan for an extended visit, after
which they will go to North Caro
lina to look over the country.
Mr. Snyder is undecided as yet
where he will locate. The de
parture of Mr. and Mrs. Snyder
from Bemidji is regretted greatly
by a large circle of mends and
l-adde facts soon become eviOent in outside
symptoms.OR. G. O. GREEK.
|Th aid of scientific inventions is not
needed to determine whether your lungs
are affected. The first symptoms can be
xttedily noted by anyone of average in
telligence. tfThere is no disease known that give* se
many plain, warnings of its approach as
consumption, and no serious disease that
can be so quickly reached and checked,
if. the medicine used is Dr. Boschee's
German Syrap, which is made to cure
It is in the early stages that German
Syruj should be taken, when warnings
are given in the cough that won't quit,
the congestion of the bronchial tubes and
the gradual weakening of the lungs, ac
companied by frequent expectoration.
^fBut no matter how deep-seated your
cough, even if dread consumption has
already attacked your lungs, German
Syrup will surely effect a cureas it has
done before in thousands of apparently
hopeless cases of lung trouble.
Ne trial bottles. 25c. Regular size,
75c. At all druggists.
J. A H0F
spiracy toaccept railroad rebates.
The defendants were Samuel
Weil, president of the company,
B. S. Cusey, traffic manager,
Vance D. Skipworth and Chess
E. Todd, assistant traffic mana
Judge Spooner has issued an
order appointing C. J. Pryor of
this city receiver lor the North
ome News and Mr. Pryor is at
Northome taking account of
stoctf, etc. Sometime ago A L.
iLaFreniere, proprietor of the
I Northome Record and of the
Itasca County Independent, pur
chased a part interest in the
News and the fact that r. La
Freniere and Mr. Shiere. the
other owner, have been unable to
agree, led to the appointment of
GOES UNATTENDED TO PRISON
Convicted Man Arrives at Tennessee
Nashville, Sept. 21.W. A, BaiiieW.
convicted in Lauderdale county ol
manslaughter and sentenced to servo
one yoar in prison, arrived in Nash
ville and went at once to The peniten
tiary, lie said he had come to serve
term. He donned rhe stripes and
wei'l behind the bars.
At itipiey Barfield got the neces
sary papers committing him to prison,
bought his own railroad ticket and
came to Nashville unattended. The
authorities at Ripley had every confi
dence in his promise to come on to
Nashville and therefore decided not
to send a guard with him.
Batiieid case has been in court
several years, he having been sen
ten cod to serve twenty years on hi.s
WHILE WAITING FOR HIS WIFE.
Illinois Man Killed by Train in Which
Chicago. Sept. :'l.While waiting
to meet bis wile at the Sixty-third
sfreei station of the Illinois Central
railway \v. P. Appleyard, su
perintendent of construction of the
Pullmau company, was run down and
killed by the locomotive drawing the
train on which his wife was returning
from an Eastern trip. Although hear
ing that a man had been killed, Mrs.
Appleyard di not know that her hus-j
band was (he victim until two hours
later, when his dead body was brought
to their home".
GIVEN INDEFINITE TERM.
Chicago Banker Sentenced to the
Chicago. Sept. 21.W. H. Hunt, for
merly 1 resident of the defunct Pan
American bank, has been sentenced to
the penitentiary and ordered by Judge
Kerst en 10 pay a fine of 5298. Hum
was sentenced to an indefinite term.
The charge- against him was embezzle
ment. The ex-banker-will be required
to serve from one to three years un
der the law.
Dr. Thomas .J. Barnardo of Jjondon.
the well known director of philan
thropic institutions by which over 5^.-
000 orphans have been rescued,
trained and placed out in life, is dead.
Frederick Laurence Knowles, the
poet, is dead at Roxbury, Mass., o
typhoid fever. Mr. Knowles was beet
known for his two volumes of verse
entitled. 'On Life's Stairway," pufc
lished in 15*00. and "Love Triumphant,"
which/was oubfished a year ago.
Shop in rear of
VOLUME 3. NUMBEE 129 BEMID.n, MINNESOTA, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 1905.
MONEY FOR LOBBYING'
NEW YORK LIFE ATTORNEY A1
ALBANY GIVEN SUMS AG-
PRESIDENT M'CALL ON TRE STANl
SAYS CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS
WERE TO AID IN DEFEAT-
ING FREE SILVER.
New York, Sept. 21.That $235,00C
has been paid by the New "York Lift
Insurance company to Andrew A
Hamilton of Albany, that.no account
lng for this money has been made ex
cept to President McCall verbally and
that Hamilton attends sessions of the
legislature at Albany in the interest
of the New York Life Insurance com
pany was brought out during the day
by testimony given by Mr. McCall be
fore the legislative insurance investi
gating committee. Mr. McCall saic
that, the various sums making up the
$235,000 paid to Hamilton had been
given him in connection with different
real estate deals, but Mr. Hughes,
after questioning, developed the fact
that none of the money had been
actually applied to such deals. Mr. Mo
Call also said that Mr. Hamilton was
allowed money for expenses at Albany
and thai Mr. Hamilton's accounts
were not subject to audit. Mr. Mc
Call denied that he gave Mr. Hamilton
money to influence any member of the
legislature or that he advised any
such course. The $235,000, Mr. McCall
fcaid. he was sure would be paid by
Mr. Hamilton on demand of the Now
York Life insurance company.
Holds Himself Responsible.
"If if is not,'' said Mr. McCall, "1
am responsible and will pay it." Ham
ilton received for legal services, he
said, about SlOo.OOO a year from the
New York Life Insurance company.
On the subject of the New York
Life Insurance' company's campaign
contributions in recent presidential
years Mr. McCall said they had given
for the purpose of defeating the silver
platform and for the support of the
gold standard rather than of the Re
As to the contribution to the Repub
lican campaign fund in 1304 Mr. Mc
Call said he did not care how many
of the policyholders agreed with his
action. He made the contribution
honestly believing that it was justi
fied and for the interest ol the policy
Did you really think that in 1904
the interests of the policyholders were
so seriously endangered that the com
pany ought to contribute?" asked Mr.
did think ao when the man who
had twice voted for Bryan was a can
didate on a platform framed by a
committee that had, by a majority of
two to oce, rejected the gold stand
ard. My life was made weary by
Democrats that year, chasing me for
money. One, Parker, a representative
of the Democratic campaign commit
tee, never refused a dollar that came
to him." Thanks God for Bryan's Defeat.
Referring to the Democrats Mr. Mo
Call saic: "'Their shadows were
across every move I made. I thank
God that Bryan and free silver were
beaten and that I had a share in their
Applause followed this statement,
but the demonstration was checked
by the chairman, who said he would
have the room cleared of spectators if
order was not kept.
In 1S92, Mr. McCall said, there was
no campaign contribution by the New
York Life Insurance eompany be
cause both parties had gold platforms.
lust before the committee adjourned
for the day Mr. McCall asked and was
granted permission to make a state
ment denying that he was a man of
great wealth. He said:
"Various publications have stated
that I have amassed great wealth in a
few years and I want to say under
oath that am not a millionaire nor a
part millionaire. If I should die to
morrow the greatest part of my for
tune would be my life insurance."
"Do you pay the premium on that?".
asked Mr. Hughes.
"I pay nay eompany $25,000 a year,"
leplied Mr. McCall, "and another thing
-of the seventy-three syndicates in
which .the New York Life Insurance
eompany has been making $2,400,000
for the,company I have never been in
one that sold bonds to the company."
"That will be gone into later," Mr.
Six New Cases of Cholera.
Berlin, Sept. 21.The official bul
ietia issued during the day announces
that 6 fresh cholera cases and 1 death
have been reported during the past 24
I hours, making the totals 213 cases
and 75 deaths.
ENTERS PLEA OFGUILLY
HEAD OF CHICAGO WAGON WORK-
ERS' UNION ADMITS SLUG-
GING NONUNION MEN.
WILL TESTIFY AGAINST ASSOCIATES
DOZEN OTHER OFFICIALS UNDER
INDICTMENT ON CHARGE
Chicago, Sept. 21.With sensational
nddenness President George Mellei
of Carriage and Wagon Workers' un
ion No. 4, who is being tried with
twelve other union officials and mem
bers on a charge of criminal con
spiracy, withdrew a plea of not guilty
and entered a plea of guilty. Meller,
it is alleged, was one of the insti
gators of a system of "slugging" prac
ticed on nonunion workmen.
Counsel for the other defendants
were thrown into commotion by Mel
ler's change of front. They met the
situation, however, with the charge
that Meller was a paid spy in the em
ploymem. of the Carriage and Wagon
Meller is expected to take the wit
ness stand against his fellow de
FILE PLEA IN ABATEMENT.
Packers Object to Secrecy in Drawing
of Grand Jury.
Chicago, Sept. 21.A plea in abate
ment has been filed by the packers
indicted in the United States district
court on a charge of conspiracy' to
monopolize the meat industry. The
plea is not supported by affidavits. It
is signed by the defendants, and their
It is said that the main question to
be raised when the plea is finally
taken before a judge will be concern
ing the secrecy surrounding the draw
ing of the grand jury. It is argued
that a grand jury under the constitu
tional law shall be drawn in public.
This is construed to mean that any.
person who feels that, he may be in
vestigated by the jury may be present
and see the names drawn from the
box and know who the persons are.
This is declared to be the constitu
tional light, of every citizen and was
so contemplated by congress when the
act was passed, ft is charged in the
plea thai the date of the drawing was
kept a profound secret and the pack
ers were unable to learn who had
been selected to sit on their case, al
though the government had an oppor
tunity to investigate each man whose
name had been drawn.
Four men connected with the
Schwarzschild & Sulzberger Packing
company, named in indictments charg
ing them with accepting railroad re
bates,, are now in Chicago. They
have been notified to appear before
judge Humphrey to plead to the in
BURTON FILES A DEMURRER.
Attacks New Indictment Returned in
Lieu of One Nullified.
St. Louis, Sept. 21.In the United
States circuit court United States Sen
ator J. R. Burton of Kansas, charged
with appearing before the postofnee
department to prevent the issuance of
a fraud order against the Rialto Grain
and Securities eompany of St. Louis,
entered a demurrer through his attor
ney against the new indictment re
turned against him since the supreme
court nullified a former indictment on
technical grounds. The objections
urged in the demurrer set forth that
the indictment fails to inform the ac
cused of the nature and cause of the
accusation that there'is no statement
of facts constituting an offense against
the federal laws and that the allega
tions are partial and defective. The
time for hearing arguments on the
demurrer has not been set.
RAILROAD WINS BIG SUIT.
Recovers 100,000 From Chicago for
Chicago, Sept. 21.A verdict of
$100,000 against the city of Chicago
was given the Panhandle railway dur
ing the day in a damage stilt brought
because of the burning of a number of
freight ears belonging to the railway
company during the American Rail
way union strike of 1894. When the
verdict was returned a motion made
by the city to set the verdict aside
was denied by the court: In the trial
the railway company held that the
city of Chicago was liable for dam-"
a&es because of its alleged inadequate
protection to the company's property.
Prominent North Dakotan Oeaa.
Fargo, N. D., Sept. 21.John E.
Haggart, United States marshal tor
North Dakota, died during the morn
ing from heart failure. He was a man
of large interests and one of the prom
inent political figures of the state,
on sale at Pioneer Office
Employing Printers Yield.
Albany, N. Y., Sept. 21.After a
week's duration the strike of the un
ion printers here for an eight-hour
day has ended with the yielding of. all
the employing printers. AH have now
signed the agreement,-which takes ef
fect. Jan. SL 1*106, and all the printers
have returned to work.
Calhoun to Meet Castro.
Caracas, Venezuela, Sept. 21.Judge
W. J. Calhoun, special commissioner
of the United States in Venezuela, ac
companied by his secretary, has gone
to Ts Tecjueie, near here, where the
commtsKioner will fr r'veired by
Opposite Post Office
PRINTERS ARE ENJOINED. MINE OWNERS FIRM.
Must Not Interfere With Nonunion
IVlen at Springfield, O.
Springfield, O., Sept. 21.An injunc
tion was granted the Crowell Publish
ing company here during the day to
prevent union printers stopping strike
breakers as they entered the com
pany's plant. More than fifty strike
breakers have been caught, by pickets
and put on trains for other cities.
The company^ now has two out of
half a hundred men at work, the fight,
as stated in a telegram from President
Lynch of the Typographical union, be
ing waged harder here than anywhere
else. A clash over the injunction is
in Ladies' coats
that distances all competition.
42 in. Black Montagnac Coat, Velvet
Collar and Buttons, Empire Back-
44 in. Black Kersey Coat, Empire
Back, Collar same as Coat
42 in? Fancy Mixed Coats Empire
Back/ plaited sleeves, velvet
These garments were received Monday
They'll be quick sellers. Better see them
TEN CENTS PER WEEK
Declare They Will Not Grant Demand
for Eight-Hour Day.
Scraiiton, Pa., Sept. 21.One of the
biggest coal operators in this region,
who has just come from Philadelphia
where he had a conference with Pres
ident Baer of the Reading, declares
unhesitatingly and for publication that
the operators will not, under any con
sideration, grant the demand of the
mine workers for an eight-hour day.
Komura Continues to Improve.
New York, Sept. 21.Baron Ko
mura, the Japanese, peace plenipoten
1 tiary, though still confined by illness
to his apartments in the Waldorf
Astoria hotel, is better. The follow
ing bulletin was given out: "The con
dition of Baron Komura continues t
satisfactorily and steadily improve."
To Conclude Naval Armistic*.
Gunshu Pass. Manchuria, Sept.2.1.-*
Rear Admiral Jessen left Vladivostok
Sept. .16 on board the Armored cruiser
Rosaia, accompanied by the protected
cruiser Bogatyr and two torpedo boat
destroyers, to meet Vice Admiral Kam
iuiura, the 'Japanese commander, and
conclude the naval armistice.
FUrty=nve snops Afwctea.
New York, Sept. 21.A strike has
been ordered by the Mattress Makers*
union for a 10 per cent, increase in
wages. Forty-five shops employing 500
meu and women are affected.