VOLUME 1. NUMBER 30.
REVOLT IN CROATIA
SPREADING OVER THE KINGDOM
AND THREATENS DAL-
GONFLICT WITH THE TOLICR
CROWD ATTACKED WITH SABERS
AND OVER 350 ARRESTS
LONG STANDING RACE HATRED
THOUSANDS OF PEASANTS AT-
TEMPT TO PREVENT ARRIVAL
Vienna, May 23. The revolt ia
Croatia ia spreading jto every paiyof
the titular kirgdom and threatens to
extend to Dalmatia.
The celebrations at Agram yester
day of the anniversary of th 3 death of
Jellachici von Buzlm, the former ban
of Croatia, culminated in a fierce con-'
flict -with the police, who attacked the
crowds with sabers, wounding many
persons and making 330 arrests, in
cluding several students and women.
The city of Agram is completely under
military rule. The principal streets
are closed by cordons of troops. Four
regiments, fully equipi, Kl for. war,
have been ordered to proceed from
Oedenbarg to the Agram district.
At Buccal, and Meja thousands of
peasants attempted tc destroy the rail
road in order to pi^vent the arrival of
troops. They tore up the rails at four
different points, and when the mili
tary arrived the peasants
Pelted Them With Stones,
injuring several soldiers. The troops
retaliated by shooting and bayonetting
many of the peasants.
The disturbances in Croatia are pri
marily due to the long standing race
hatred becween tM Slavs and the
Magyars. The present outbreak has
two main sources first, the general
discontent of the peasantry arising
from the extreme poverty prevailing
.everywhere, and from the fact that in
parts of the country the peasants are
on the verge of famine second, the in
dignation aroused by the alleged ty
rannical rule of Count Khun Heder
vary, the present ban of Croatia.
The Croatians attribute much of
their poverty to the financial methods
of the Hungarian government, which
is accused of drawing from Croatia
money in excess of its legal propor
tion of the taxes in spite of the pro
tests of the inhabitants.
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GEN. GORDON RE-ELECTED.
Confederates Again Make Him Their
New Orleans, May 23. The actual
business of the Confederate re
union was brought to a close, and ad
journed sine die at noon yesterday.
Gen. Gordon was re-elected command-
er-in-chief,*and all the department of
ficers. Generals Lee. Walker and Cab,
where at the same time chosen for an
other year to fill the offices they have
so long held. All.the elections were
unanimous. Judge Chrisman. of the
Davis monument committee, an
nounced that all the money required
to build the monument was not yet on
hand. The committee desired at least
$75,000, and ?t only had $57,000. The
last feature of the reunion will be the
great parade to-day. It is estimated
that fully 20,000 men will be in line.
THEIR THROATS CUT.
Woman Dead and Her Husband in
Kansas City, May 23 Fred I.\Sty, a
laborer, and his wife, were found in
their home at Independence, near
here, early yesterday with their
throats cut. The woman was dead and
Letty was in a dying condition and so
weak from loss of blood that he could
not talk. A bloody razor lay on the
floor. Mrs. Letty had threatened
suicide, and it is supposed after she
killed herself Letty tried to end his
life. The couple were found by one
of their children, three of whom had
slept through the tragedy in an ad
AUTOMOBILE BLOWS UP.
A Score or More Persons Receive
New York, May 23A score or more
persons were injured by the explosion
of the gasoline tank of an automobile
owned by Thomas D. Dewitt. a whole
sale coal dealer, yesterday. All the
injured, among whom was a policeman
and three firemen, were burned by tne
shower of blazing gasoline which fol
lowed the explosion. While several
were taken to the hospital none was
fatally hurt. The automobile was In
charge of a chauffeur who was taking
it to a repair shop as the gasoline tank
Killed by Lightning.
Huntsville, Ala., May 23. Mrs.
Thomas Countess of Meridianville,
near here, and a servant, Margaret
Morris, were struck by lightning dur
ing a storm and instantly killed.
Two daughters narrowly escaped.
Berlin, May 23.A father and son,
Max and Karl Bradl, who were con
victed of murder, have been executed
at Btraublng, Bavaria. The son was
beheaded first. The. father wpt when.
fee waa brought to the acaflold.
TEN ARE INDICTfO
UNITED STATES GRAND JURY
AT DULUTH COMPLETES
TIMBER AND STONE LAN fRADDS
CHARGED WITH SUBORNATION
OF PERJURY OR CONSPIRACY
MIST NOW APPREHEND THEM
WHEREABOUTS OF SOME OF THE
MEN INDICTED IS UN-
Duluth. Minn.. May 23.Robert Lou
den and James J. O'Brien, both timber
explorers, are included in the list of
those indicted by the United States
grand jury either for subornation of
perjury or for conspiracy to defraud
the government in connection with
timber and stone land entries. This
brings the total up to ten. and it is
understood comnletes tho list. The
whereabouts of Louden and O'Brien is
not given out. if known, but every ef
fort will be made to apprehend them
and bring them into court.
The authorities are in possession of
information to the effect that E. F.
Krelwttz, indicted Wednesday, is in
Canada. The conspiracy charge
against him relates to a transaction in
Duluth June 24, 1901, by which ho and
other's are said to have
of lands in township 65-xl. It is not
expected that the explorers u|der in
dictment will appear in court volun
tarily, as a failure to furnish bail
would mean for them several months
in jail. The others, who are able.to
produce securities to the amount of
$5,000, and are in a position to take
the cases into court for a finish fight,
are looked for to appear in court on
their return to the city and arrange
matters with the federal authorities.
Joseph Couture, an explorer who has
been confined in the county jail here
for several weeks on a minor offense
beecause of inability to furnish bail,
and who was indicted Monday by the
grand jury for fraud in the same con
nection, and placed under 51.000
bonds, was released yesternay, the
requisite cecurity being furnished by
Edward Lynch, a prominent pine land
NEW ADAMS AND EVES.
Mounted Police Compel the Zealots to
Put Clothes On Again.
Yorktown, N. vV. T., May 23Twen-
ty-six Doukhobers men were marched
into Yorktown yesterday afternoon.
It appears they have been practicing
their "Adam and Eve" religion in tho
villages and the other Doukhobers ob
jected and drove them out. When
this party was within 2,000 yards of
the town limits they undressed them
selves with the intention of marching
into the town stark naked. Fortunate
ly Corporal Junget and a staff of
Northwest mounted police were on
hand and compelled them to dress
themselves in quick order. The men
were then immediately arrested and
marched to immigration hall, where
they are now held under arrest.
900,000 SHEEP LOST.
Result of the Recent Blizzard in Mon
Helena, Mont., May 23. Statistics
compiled by President T. C. Power of
the state board of sheep commission
ers fixes the total number of sheep lost
in the recent blizzard at 900,000. Up
to the time of tne storm 600,000 had
frozen in the snow of previous bliz
zards, making a grand total of 1,500.-
000 lost in Montana since December.
At an average of $2.50 this means a
monetary loss of $3,750,000.
ANOTHER SLIDE AT FRANK.
Turtle Mountain Shows a Four-Foot
Crack 3,000 Feet Long.
Alberta. May 23.A crack four feet
wide and 3,000 feet long has opened
200 ya_rds back from the face of thf
western peak of Turtle Mountain at
the summit. The lieutenant-governor
of the territory has ordered the mount
ed police to inform everybody of the
danger, and suggesting the immedi
ate evacuation of the place
Squall Capsizes the Sail Boat on Lake
Winnipeg. Man.. May 23.Two Ice
I landic fishfrmen named Johnson and
I Thorkenson in 'he employ of H. Arm
stiong. were drowned in Lake Man
toba while off St. Lauren mission. A
squall capsized their sail boat. An
other man named Kelley anaged to
I reach the shore and gave the news.
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THE DAILY PIONEER
Will Not Permit Them to Organize for
St. Petersburg, May 23. The o\r-
cular of Interior Minister von Plohwe,
issued on May 17, ascribes the massa
ere of the Jews at KlBhineff largely to
acts of self-defense on tho part of the
Jews, and continued
"The events* at Kishineff have
alarnuni the Jewish portion of the pop
ulation in many regions of the empire
and have occasioned rumors among
the Christians about impending Jew
ish persecutions. In sumo of the citie?
the Jews began forming self-defense
associations. After 1 reported to hi3
majesty about the disorders his maj
esty commanded me to impress upon
the commanders in the provinces and
towns that they are obligated and held
personally responsible to take all the
necessary measures to prevent vio
lence and calm the populace in order
to remove the occasion of fears for
life and violation of property inter
"After informing your excellency of
these facts I feel it necessary to state
for your guidance that no sort of asso
ciations for self-def?ns can be toler-
The jews are not inclined to depend
solely upon the police and have armed
themselves in spite of the^ circular
throughout the Jewish belt" Undoubt
edly their action prevented a repeti
tion of Tlfe massacre at Kiev, Odossar
Minsk and elsewhere. The Minsk
Jews are so alarmed that the slightest
outbreak causes a general closing and
barricading of their shops.
MYSTERIOUS ATTACK ON A GIRL.
She Is Awakened by Blood Streaming
Ocvy Her Face.
Ogdcnsburg, N. May 23.Mary
APPROPRIATION IS NEEDED
To Cover Deficiency in Both Regular
and Rural Free Delivery.
Washington, May 23.Congress will
be asked at the opening of the next
session to make an appropritaion to
cover deficiencies in both the regular
free delivery service and the rural
free delivery service of the post office
department. POH.master General
Payne yesterday announced that this
deficiency now afigregates exactly
$227,467, of which $105,000 is in the
free delivery branch and $121,000 in
the runJ free delivery branch. The
pistmaster general said he very much
regretted the existence"' of the deficit,
and for the first time publicly criti
cised the administration of A. W.
Maehen, the general superintendent
of the free delivery system, who is out
on indefinite leave of absence.
RELIANCE DEFEATS COLUMBIA.
Combination of Good Luck and Splen
did Sailing Qualities.
New York, May 23.By a combina
tion of good luck and splendid sailing
qualities the new cup yacht Reliance
yesterday inflicted such a defeat upon
the former cup defender. Columbia, as
she n^ver had suffered^ leading her
over t.o finish line erf a twenty-five
mile course off Glen Cove by fourteen
minutes and forty-three seconds, of
ficial time. Not all of the glory of the
victory was fairly earned by the new
boat. If it had been there would
have been no doubt that the Reliance
would be the next cup defender. But
despite the Columbia's ill luck, the Re
liance convincingly showed herself to
be the be****" boat.
B!G STRIKE IS ENDED.
Victory With Laboring Men Although
Beth Sides Make Concessions.
Denver, May 23.The strike which
for several days has practically par
alyzed the business of Denver, involv
ing nearly 100,000 men and women
and threatening to force into idleness
twice that number of union members,
was settled last night through the ef
forts of a committee of the chamber
of commerce and one from the local
typographical union. Though both
sides made concessions the victory
seems with the laboring men.
Killed by an Explosion.
New York. May 23.As a result (11
the explosion yesterday of five bar
rels of hydro carbon in the Mott
Haven yards of the New York Central
road, one man is dead and two others
are in the hospital suffering from se
vere burns and other injuries. Con
siderable property was destroyed by
BEMIDJI, MINNESOTA, SATURDAY, MAY 23, 1903. TEN CENTS PER WEEK.
years old, at Pierce-
field, was tne victim of a mysterious
attack yesterday. Miss Gardner is a
handsome girl and lives with her par
ents. She was to have been married
next Monday. Tired with the prepara
tions for her wedding, the girl slept
soundly, but was awakened during the
morning hours by feeling a hand
placed on her head, and at the same
time she felt blood running down her
face. Sao saw a man standing beside
her bed, and she called loudly for her
mother. The man tied down stairs
and out of a window. The girl was
found to have several severe gashes
about her head, evidently made with
a sharp instilment. She will recover
but will be disfigured for life.
HILLED IN A STORM
TORNADO CARRIES DEATH AND
RUIN TO PORTIONS OF
SEYflUl LOSE Tilt TO LIVES
I IMMENSE DAMAGE TO GROWING
CROPS FROM HAIL-
INDIANA STRUCK BY A STORM
LIGHTNING AND WIND DO THOU-
SANDS OF DOLLARS' WORTH
Salina. Kan., May 23. The third
tornado in Sallria county within the
past twenty-four hours struck Assiria
last night. Two persons were killed
and a dozen or more injured:
Tho dead are William A. Olson,
twelve years of age, and Peter Olson.
QlJLky Uliurod jioue is fatally hurt.
The house in which the Olsons lived
was demolished completely and tho
body of the boy was found forty rods
from where tho house had stood. Tho
wind carried tho farm hoiise occupied
by Nels Olsonburg a distance of five
rods. Miss Christine Olsonburg saw
the' storm coming and escaped from
tho house a half minute before it was
carried away. A terrific rainstorm
followed the tornado. At Bridgeport,
in this county, hail fell continuously
for twenty rniutes. doing immense
damage to wheat..
Country Laid Waste.
Ashlaud, Kan., May 23.This pface
and a large nortlon of the county were
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iabr waste yesterday' afternoon by a
tornado. Tho damage will be immense.
So far as is known nobody was killed
and no one in Ashland Injured severe
ly, it is -reported from the country
districts that some wore fatally in
jured. Tho indications are that tho
storm was worse in tho country than
in towjv This county is sparsely set
tled, however, and no particulars are
obtainable of W+e- oxjerjr of the dam
age done. The trTfKl -svoiir-TT-ef
Ashland was not i imaged to anv
The fine fruit farm of F. R. Kerns
was swept clean of trees and build
ings. A ranch nous" was destroyed
and troos and windmills are down In
all directions. A largo number of
cattle weie killed, it is reported that
other villages in this vicinity suf
fered, but nothing definite can bo
Kinsley. Kar May 23.A tortyado
passed over Heugman county, fifteen
miles northwest of Kinsley, yesterday
afternoon, destroying Daniel Gleasbn'3
house and killing Mabel Tuttlo.
Heavy Damage in Indiana.
Indianapolis, May 22. A heavy
storm swept over Indianapolis yester
day afternoon. Wire service was al
most paralysed and the damage done
will reach many thousands Build
ings were struck by lightning and
burned and there wore some narrow
escapes by fleeing occupants The
principal fl image was done by light
ning at Lebanon, tnd. Trees wore
blown down, outbuildings destroyed,
the wire service paralyzed and no
communication can be had with the
surrounding country to ascertain tho
extent of the damage. The dome of
the Perkins hotel, the largest in Leb
anon, was torn off and there wore sev
eral narrow escapes from death. No
lives have oeen reported lost.
Fatality in Indian Territory.
Chickasha, ind. T., May 23.A tor
nado passed over the town of .Lone
Wolf, slvtv live r:iiles west .jf hero on
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