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VOLUME 1. NUMBER 29.
TWO MORE CAUGK FEDERAL GRAND JURY AT DU- LUTH KEEPS UP THE EX- CITEMENT. DRAG NET GATHERS IN EIGHT CHARGED WITH FRAUD IN CON- NECTION WITH STONE AND TIMBER ENTRIES. NEARLY ALL ARE PROMINENT LAND OFFICE OFFICIALS VERY MUCH SATISFIED WITH OUTCOME. Duluth, May 22. Excitement over the indictments of several well known lawyers and logging operators in Du luth by the federal grand jury on Monday and Tuesday was increased yesterday by the announcement that two more men have been caught 'n the dragnet of that body, charged, as were the other men, with fraud in connection with stone and timber en tries in the Duluth land district. E. E. Krelwitz, a well known Duluth citizen for a quarter of a century, a leading grocer here for a number of years, and Joseph Couture, a timber cruiser well known at the head of the lakes, com plete the list of eight. Mr. Krelwitz is not In Duluth, and it is said he is not in the United' States at the nresent time, but he is expected to arrive hern shortly. Couture was brought into -court yesterday afternoon and ar raigned. Bail was -placed at 51,000, which he was unable to furnisL., and he is in the St. Louis county jail, where he Will be compelled to remain until the October term of court. Men Who Have Been Indicted. The names of the men thus far un der indictment are as follows: C. P. Maginnis, former receiver of the Du luth land office: Attorney A. L. Agatin, register of titles under the recently enacted Torrens land system: Attor ney Ross L. Hopkins of Duluth, George C. Swallow of Milwaukee, of the big logging firm of Swallow & Hopkins, and Svend Olson, a lumber cruiser who Is now in the "South. Mr. Swallow is in Milwaukee. The Duluth land officials yesterday asserted their belief that they were on the Tight track In indicting the men mentioned, and thai when the eases came to -trial they expect to prove -thai the government, has been svs- C. H. MILES ...WHOLESALE LIQUO DEALER... THE PIONEER WHOLESALE LIQUOR HOUSE OF NOR. MINN- A Full Line of Imported and Do- mestic Whiskies, Brandies, Gins, Wines and Cordials Always on Hand Large and Small Buyers Can Save Money and Time by Purchasing at Home. Mail Orders Promptly At tended O :J Special Distributing Agent for the Cele= brated Old Jas. E. Pepper Whiskey CHAS. H. MILES BEMIDJI MINNESOTA tematicauy roDuea IU me mauei oi trafficking in stone and timber entries. AH the men with the exception of Mahon, Krehvitz, Olson and Swallow have been arraigned. FEUD OVER CLAIM. Mattheson Uses Shotgun Upon Olson at Thirty Yards. Minot, N. D., May 22.Jourgen Ol son, a prominent Minot land and loan man, was shot^in the right leg and seriously wounded near Bowbells by Erick Mattheson. A shotgun was used, the range being thirty yards. Mattheson, his father and L. 0. Story are under arrest. Olson was brought to the county hospital and will likely die. Mattheson contested Olson's claim and bad blood resulted. LEG GROUND UP. Foreman of Stone Crusher Receives Fatal Hurt From Machine. Stevens Point. Wis., May 22.While managing a stone crusher Calistus Hall went on. top of the machine to oil the gearing. His foot was caught between the spokes of one of the heavy fly-wheels and the frame, and, despite the efforts of the* crew, his leg up to the hip joint was ground to pieces. He died in about twenty min utes. R!FT ON HONEYMOON. Hibhirrg Man Is Arrested While Out on His Bridal Trip. Duluth. May 22.A. B. Smith and bride arrived from Hihbing on their wedding trip to St. Ignace and the groom was arrested, charged with ob taining money under false pretenses from a Hibbing man. Tlte amount was $15, and after some long distance tele phoning he was released upon refund ing the money. UNKNOWN MAN'S BODY. Indications Seem to Point to Murder, but No One Knows the Corpse. Brainerd, Minn., May 22. Sheriff Hardy of Cass county arrived in the city yesterday and reported finding the body of a man in the creek this side of Backus, who is thought to have been murdered. Indications point to the man having been slugged, dragged some distance and then thrown into the creek. Dead of Spotted Fever. Helena. Mont., May 22. Mrs. Mary Hobbs. a well known resident of Car bon county, is dead of spotted fever She is the first victim of this baffling disease in Eastern Montana, and which is believed to have originated from the bite of a wood tick. Immense Prculuct of Potatoes. In bulk the world's product of po tatoes equals that ,of wheat rand corn combined- TURKS GITLOOSE TROOPS MURDER BULGARIANS AND THEN MUTILATE THEIR BODIES. INHABITANTS TAKE TO LIGHT FEARING A MASSACRE THEY TAKE REFUGE IN BUL- GARIA. TIRKS ARE BEYOND CONTROL BULGARIA WARNS THEM NOT TO ATTEMPT TO CROSS FRONTIER. Sofia, Bulgaria, May 22Lartre num bers of refugees froi" '.-.ceconu., fir ing massacre, are enu \j Bulgaria, especially from the dire^ti^n of Arian opoll. They tell terrible stories of Turkish violence wreaked on Chris tians. The long list of recent delib erate murders in the vilayet of Mon astic with a preponderance of Bul garian victims, indicates, it is assert ed, that the turks are getting beyond control. Out of twenty-one officially admitted murders, fifteen Bulgarians were among the .victims. In some cases the bodies were mutilated. One man murdered by Turks had his eyes torn out, his face burned and his tongue cut out. The Bulgarian frontier posts at Tamruch recently reported that the Turks were preparing to occupy strategic points near Dermonchevo and Liikovo, and the Bulgarian gov ernment notified the authorities at Constantinople that any attempt to cross the frontier would be repelled by force. In consequence of this, it is understood, the Turkish forces eon cenirated in that vicinity have been withdrawn. WOMEN AT $10 A HEAD. .Missionary Says Slavery Still Flour ishes in the Congo Free State. TSfew York, May 22.Rev. William Morrison, returned! missionary from the Congo, says women may be bought in Luebo, where he was, for $10 a head. Further lie pays: "I have not seen men sold, for their services are too valuable They ara practically forced to work, and this amounts to slavery. Conditions are not growing any better. The things I know are embodied in my report to Lord Lansdo .ie, which I shall pre sent to the state department hire. This report gives the result of my per sonal ^investigation." FIGHT AGAINST DIVORCE. Protestant and Catholic Clergy May Form a Coalition. New York, May 22. Rev. Father Pardow, a Jesuit preacher, in an ad dress before the annual meeting of the Manhattanville Pupils' association, said.that Archbishop Farley had lately been seen by Protestant clergymen, who wish to see a coalition formed with the Roman Catholic church in the fight against the growing evil of di vorce. FOUL PLAY SUSPECTED. Man Who Was to Be Bridegroom Is Found Dead in the River. Milwaukee, May 22. The body of Emil Hofemeister, with a bullet bole in his breast, was found in the river near Lincoln avenue yesfterjay'. There was only $1 in bis pocket* He wis known to have had when last seen considerable money, having thai .day drawn his savings from the bank. His condition denoted that a struggle had taken place. The theory that he met with foul play is given some credence. He had been missing for several days. He was to have been married to Mis Ella Ebert on Saturday last. CIRCUS BLOWN DOWN. One Woman Is Badly Hurt by the Wind's Evil Work. Phillips, Wis., May 22. Skebeck's circus tents were blown down by a cy clonic gust of wind at Westboro last night. A panic ensued and several were injured. None was hurt fatally. Mrs. Wilmott was quite badly hurt. The circtis property is damaged to the extent of several hundred dollars. DEPORTATION ORDERED. Man Who Helped Them Will Be Prose cuted for His Act. Grand Ft ks, N. D., May 22.Chief Inspector Du.jdleston, in charge of 'he United States immigration inspection agency at. Winnipeg, who has been here for several days holding a party of nineteen Russians who entered the country at Neche in defiance of the regulations to the contrary, was in structed by wire last night by the commissioner at .Montreal to have the THE DAILY PIONEER. BEMIDJI, MINNESOTA, FRIDAY, MAY 22, 190d. whole party deported. The people wore brought across the boundary by Louis Feigler of Neche, who is now under $10,000 bonds, and instructions have been sent by Secretary Shaw to have the man vigorously prosecuted The maximum penalty in this case is forty years' imprisonment if a sep arate ease is made of each person smuggled in. STAND BY OLD TOWN. Soo Road's Lure Is Cordially Declined by Business Men. Fergus Falls, Minr* May 22.The business men of Pa.kers Prairie held a meeting and decided to decline the offer of the new townsite company. The work on the Soo road has begun and the station is to be located halt* a mile outside the village. The com pany platted a townsite around it and invited the merchants to exchange their present lots for lots near the sta tion, the idea being to move the town. The offer is declined and the business men will take their chances on 've establishment of a rival village. WATERS ARE HIGH. Live Stock Is Removed From French Island for Safety. La Crosse. Wis.. May 22.The Mis sissippi has risen another inch at this point 'during the past twenty-four hours. Trow's nu.l has been forced to shut down on account of the high water. Many lumber piles are sur rounded by water and some are in danger of floating away. Farmers on French island, three miles north of here, have had to move their live stock to the mainland to save it from drowning. Their homes and hams are entirely surrounded by water. NEW IRON DISCOVERIES. Graves Lake Region Is the Scene of the Latest Find. Duluth, May 22.--A report of iron disco- eri?s on what is described as the Western Vermillion range reached Du luth yesterday. The finds are in tne neighborhood of Craves lake, north of Deer River and far from any known iron deposit in the recognized iron country. Villain 3 Guilty. Helena, Mont., May 22.-"Guilty as charged." This was the verdict ren dered by the jury which has been hearing the case of Robert SUckjrtej. a former minister, on charge of luring women of tender years into the state :for immoral purposes. Stickriey in duced three Denver nirls to come to Montana to .imn an opera troupe, but upon arrival tool: them to "fniestionnhle resorts. He will be sentenced later. One Fatality at a Fire. Milwaukee, May 22 The body of Charles Schroeder, sixty-four years of age, an employe of the Jacobs cooper 'shop, was found in the debris of that burned structure late yesterday after noon. This is the only ra'tality result ing from the tire. It was reported that all the workmen had escaped, but the failure of Schroeder to report at his hmtre cliised an investigation with the result noted? Death Follows Fun. Miller, S. D.,-May 22James ."Brown, a prominent stockman about sixty years-'old, dropped dead yesterday af ternoon just after he had won a game of seven-up for amusement with some friends. He came here from Howard. Brakeman Injured. Mason. Wis.. May 22. William O'Connor, a brakeman on the Omaha gravel train, was badly injured by be ing caugfii in fife cabm and hurled vio lently from the car to the ground", breaking several ribs. Live Stock Cremated. Arlington^ Minn.. May 22.A large barn owned by lb nry Walters, a farm er living live miles sojith of here, was struck by lightning and l:/.ied to 'In ground. Tb' barn contained eleven head of cattle, four horses and several tons of hay. Canadian Crops. Winnipeg Man.. May 22.Crop re ports of the Canadian Pacific railway and Canadian Northern are very fa vorable, and there is every indication of a record-breaking crop. BIG STEAMER LAUNCHED. Net Tonnage of the New Boat Is Near ly 4,000 Tons. West Superior, Wis., May 22.The steamer D. O. Kerr was successfully launched at the local shipyards at 3:30 o'clock yesterday. The Kerr is the largest steamer ever constructed at this point, beins 468 feet long. 52 feet wide and 28 feet deep. Net tonnage, 3,991.61. She is the property of the Providence Steamship company. Two Killed in an Explosion. Madrid. May 22Two persons were killed in an explosion which took place yesterday in a manufactory of ex plosives in the town of Reus. Eight workmen were seriously and a number of other- sl'ghtly injured. The Area of Martinique. Martinique, which will probably bo totally abandoned, is 33 miles long, and from 7 to 16 miles in width. SYSTEMATIC PLOT SLAUGHER OF JEWS IN RUSSIA WAS JONE IN COLD BLOOD. MASSACRE CAaiflilLY PLANN1D PALMA THREATENS VETO. LEADERS WORE BADGES AND DIRECTED THE BLOODY OPERATIONS. INSTIGATED BY THE GOVtRNMENT MINISTER OF THE INTERIOR WAS IN SYMPATHY WITH THE MOVEMENT. Odessa, May 22. Russian official statements that the murders and other crimes committed at Kishinev were due to a peasant uprising against usurious Jews are false. Thejro was nothing spontaneous about the affair. The whole carnival ol mas-.acie and pillage was done By'stehiutit'ully and in colw'blood. The ringleaders wore badges like military officers, and they directed the opera tions simultaneously in different parts of the town. Their followers did not rush about erratically like a disorgan ized mob) under the influence of sud den, blinding passion. On the con trary, they obeyed their leaders and pursued their task of deal ruction methodically and effectively. Possibly the performance was more thorough and mure bloody than the St. Petersburg officials intended, but the strongest reason:, exist for believing that without Hie instigation of the minister of "the Ulterior the tragedy never could have happened. Of course. M. von Pleh'ew acted out ol a sense Of patriotism. The .Jews have maintained their racial and traditional solidarity and defied Russian assimilation With an obstinacy thai has been a moral of fense to the steam-roller statesman ship of the czar's counselors. Makes Startling Statement. Milwaukee, Wis., May D7\ Walter Kempsti made the -.tartling statement yesterday that a report which h mam as commissioner of the United States governme'nl appoint ed to [n/matigale the condition of the Jews in Itussia at the time of the last exodus in IVU. :nid ordered urJiWetl by the ceiiuies: of the United States, was. suppressed and all ol the govern meiit edit Mm made wffy with and de stroyed by the Russian representa tives in Washington lie said he had received letters from Uhitoil States senators and congress men] and pfllcials of the government asking him where they could obtain copies of the report, but neither ho nor they were ever able to fathom what hail become of the government edition. CUBAN INDEPENDENCE. People Celebrate the First Anni versary. Havana. May 22. The celebration of Cuba's independence day. the first Ik. 1 1 I Lakeside Bakery. Kj C. C. Doty. Admr. W\ East 3rd St. Telephone 118 flE A line of fresh ke goods constantly on hand. Goods Delivered Promptly TEN CENTS PER WEEK. anniversary or tne esiaousnment ot the Cuban republic, be.gan at midnight with the illumination of the fronts of the principal clubs, the sending up of I rockets and the screeching of steam whistles. Yesterday business was completely suspended and the streets were thronged with people. Dispatches from several Cuban ciMes indicated that the holiday was universally cele brated. throughout, the island. Cuban President Opposed to Establish ment of a Lottery. Havana. May 22.President' Patlha declares his intention of vetoing the national lottery lull if it is passed by congress. A preliminary vote of the senate indicates that the senate will pass the bill, but whether it can pass the senate over the president's veto i=i questionable. The house of repre sentatives is said to be overwhelming ly in favor of the lottery bill. BIG FIRE IN MANILA. About Eight Thousand Persons Home less as a Result. Manila, May 22. Two thousand i native houses have been destroyed bv tire in the Tondo district of Manila. About eight thousand persons are i homeless and are being fed and shel tered by the municipality. The darn age is estimated at 2.000,000 pesos. Uahtiinn Causes Two Fires. Philadelphia. May 22. Lightning yesterday started two tires, causing total loss of $75,000. One bolt of light ning struck one of the group of build I lugs of the George W. Blabon com pany, manufacturers of oilcloths. The loss on bullditu and contents is esti mated at $50,000. The residence of Norman Bilisori was destroyed. Acted in Self-Defense. Mlddlesboro. Ky.. May 22. Lee Turner of the "Quarter-houso." where several were recently Killed, yesterday t-hot and killed Ills half brother. "Gen eral" Turner, at Jacksboro, Tenn. It Is claimed he acted in self-defense. Lumber Plant Burned. Calumet. Mich.. May 22.The saw mill of the Dollar Bay Land and Im provement company, and Eastern syn dicate, burned to the ground at Dol lar Bay. Loss, $300,000 partly cov ered by insurance- CLOSED THE BANK. i Cashier of Southport (Con--*.) Concern Made Away With Funds. Washington, May 22.- -The treasury department yesterday received a tele i gram Emm National Hank Examiner Perkins announcing the closing of the Southport National I lank of Southport, i Conn This action, it is understood, I was taken in consequence of the de falcation of the cashier, which Is I licved to Have aptn-oximated $io6,OOC Heat Causes Deaths. Philadelphia, May 22. The con I tinned hot weather of the last few days caused three deaths and many I prostrations in this city yesterday. The therm rime"for has been hovering In the neighborhood of 00 degrees. Bridge Gives Way. Binghamton, N. Y.. May 22 Rock Bottom bridge, over the Susquehanna river in this city, wont down wit hari electric ear containing five passengers. It is not yet known whether any one was killed. Also a complete stock of Fruits, Candies and TobaCCOS. W (aridle Ives* Celebrated Ice Cream