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"VOLUME 1. NUMBER 164.
Pueblo, Colo., Oct. 31.The east bound Chicago flyer on the Santa Fe was wrecked at Apishapa creek, four miles east of Fowler. The spikes had been removed from one rail on the bridge ffl|Ter the creek and when the engine left the track one span of the bridge, 100 feet long, went down. Two cars, with the engine, fell into the creek. Engineer John Walker was badly scalded but will recover. Ten or twenty other persons were injured. Helief trains were sent to the scene of the wreck from Pueblo and La Junta And the injilred were taken to the latter olace. The private car occupied by A. S. ANARCHIST S GE BUS Barcelona, Spain, Oct.' 31.The an archists here are endeavoring to fo ment a general strike in sympathy with the strike at Bilbao. The cap tain general has hurriedly left Barce lona for Madrid. Already large num bers of people are out of work in con sequence of the shutting down of many local factories. Bilbao, Spain, Oct. 31.The night passed without incident, the strikers "having been overawed by the display of military force. General Zappino continues negotiations with the em ployers and the strikers and there is some hope of an understanding being reached. Food is still scarce. A tor rential downfall of rain assists in keeping the streets clear. PROMOTER UNDER ARREST. Said to .Have Secured Big Sum*From Prominent New Yorkers. New York, Oct. 31.John B. Conger, a promoter who until three months ago occupied an office uptown, where he was known as president and gen eral manager of the National Carbon ate Engine company, has been arrest ed oh a charge of grand larceny. Will iam H. Reynolds, a wealthy broker, Asserts technically that Conger ob tained from him $40 by false pretense, but it is alleged by others that the -promoter had induced Cornelius Yan derbilt and others to invest in the concern of which he was the head to the extent of $30,000 to 140,000. FORTY-FIVE PERISHED. Death List by Sinking of Japanese Steamer. Yokohama, Oct. 31.It is ascer tained-that forty-five persons out of 103 wh.o were on board the steamer Tokai Maru were drowned as the re sult of the sinking of the vessel after having been in collision with the Rus sian steamer Progress off Hakodate, Japan. The mails and all the valu ables of the sunken vessel were lost. The steamer Jinsen Maru has gone to the scene of the disaster with divers to search for the bodies of the per sons who were drowned. Admits Eighteen Robberies. Kalamazoo, Mich., Oct. 31.John King, aged eighteen, has confessed to .talcing part in eighteen robberies within the past two months. The Bank of Augusta would have been blown to pieces if the arrest had not /been made. Plans also had been hiade to rob the Exchange bank at Climax next week. COMPLETING ORGANIZATION. Second Day's Session of Employers' Association. Chicago, Oct.. 31.Work of complet ing the organization of the Citizens' Industrial Association of America, formed by employers and representa tives of Citizens' alliances throughout the country in conference here, occu pied the time of the delegates during the day. Fees and methods of affiliation for state, national and local associations, to provide a peaceable working basis in extending the work of organization, over which it was feared there would be much trouble, were discussed in ex ecutive session and the matter was satisfactorily arranged. It remains for the convention to approve the plans and an amicable settlement is expected. The system of assessment will provide for the taking in of the various associations. AFFECTS MANY THOUSANDS. Strike of Ironworkers in Leading Cit ies Ordered. New York. Oct. 31.The threat of a national strike by the International Association of Bridge and Structural Ironworkers to force recognition of local No 2 by the Iron League and Employers' association, has culminated at a meeting of the international and local committees of the association held in this city in a resolution being passed ordering a strike all over the, country, to go. into effect Saturday in all cities where members of the Iron League of the Building Trades Em ployers' association have contracts. The international executive commit tee estimates that 10,000 ironworkers will be directly affected. This would mean the throwing out of work of from 100,000 to 150,000 and possibly more workmen in other grades. SIXTY THOUSAND %r- BUTCHERS MAY STRIKE lumoeny and "a party of Eastern bankers, returning from the annual convention of the National Bankers' association at San Francisco, was at tached to the train, but so far as as certained none of this party was in jured. There was but little water in the creek. A Pullman coach was left with one end hanging over the chasm, but stopped there and the other six cars, all full of passengers, including A. S. Kimberly'8 special car, remained on the track. Thirteen persons were in jured and were taken to the La Junta hospital. Doctors were taken to the scene of the wreck from Pueblo, Ma zonola and Rocky Ford. HIS PARTNE SQUEEZE HI New York, Oct. 31.An echo of the great rise and still greater fall in the price of International Power company shares on the Stock Exchange in April, 1902, has been heard in the su preme court. Joseph H. Hoadley, alleged to have been connected with the pool which worked up the stock, is charged in an affidavit filed by Joseph Leiter, his former partner, with having induced the witness to take a half interest in the purchase of 1,000 shares for $180,- 000, which he now believes were sold to Leiter & Hoadley by Hoadley him self. Soon they were forced to sell at $50, Mr. lieiter thus being "squeezed" by his partner, he alleges, for the gum of $B5.000. RESULT OF DISOBEDIENCE. Young Son Dead and Father Fatally Injured. New York, Oct. 31.Disobedience of his father.led to the death of Edward Acton, seven years old, and the fatal injury of the parent. 1 Young Acton was flying a kite from I the roof of their home in Brooklyn. His father ordered him down and for bade the boy his dangerous pastime. A few hours later Acton found Edward on the roof again and gave chase. The lad ran along the edge, missed his footing and fell to the yard, a dis tance of about thirty feet. Seeing his son falling and, apparently with an idea that he must try to save him at any cost, Acton, jumped out into space. He landed nearly ten feet beyond his unconscious boy. Crippled*. and al most dead from the shock of his fall the father dragged himself to the side of his son and when an ambulance ar rived had clasped the boy in his arms. Edward died two hours later and the father is not expected to recover. THREE ARE DROWNED. Boat Containing Party of Young Peo ple Capsizes. Grand Rapids, Wis., Oct. 31.A party consisting of Carl Mails and sis I ter, Emma Mails, Nellie Olson, Henry Martin, Fred Shearier and Varnum Shearier attempted to cross theJWis^ I consin river above Biron dam during the evening. Emma Mails, Carl Mails and Nellie Olson were drowned. The party was bound for a dance at the north shore. The boat was small and the occupants noisy, The boat dipped and sank three rods from shore in twelve feet of water. The men swam to shore and the girls attempted to follow. Carl Mails and Fred Shearier returned to the rescue. Carl Mails was pulled under water by Nellie Olson. The drowned girls were eighteen years old and the man was twenty three. FLOURING MILLS IN OMAHA. Costly Plant to Be Established In That City. Omaha, Oct. 31.Next Monday even ing Omaha will entertain a party of thirty-five millers, headed by Former Governor Pillsbury of Minnesota, who comes as the guest of President Stick ney of the Chicago Great Western railway. Members of the party no tified the Commercial club of their in tention to expend $750,000 in the erec tion of flouring mills in Omaha and the Great Western has already ar ranged to construct a large elevator. The recent cutting of grain rates be tween Nebraska points and Chicago and the Twin Cities by Mr. Stickney's road and the decision of other roads to meet the cut has brought Omaha to a grain market basis and local grain men are preparing to establish an ex change in this city. Double Suicide Suspected. Chicago. Oct. 31.Horace L. Green and his wife were found dead in bed here, the result of asphyxiation. In dications point to a double suicide. Green was the publisher of the Free Thought Magazine. He was seventy five and his wife seventy years old. Money for the Philippines. San Francisco, Oct. 31.The trans port Sheridan, which sailed during the day for Honolulu. Guam and Ma nila, carried $2,000,000 in silver and gold in her treasure room. She had a full list of passengers in addition to the enlisted men of the Twenty-second infantry. A mild form of quarantine against Allegheny, Pa., including the fumiga tion of all matter in transit to or from that city, will be put in force at once. Minneapolis,Oct. 31.Weather con ditions for the srreat Minnesota-Michi gan football game could not have been more perfect than those of today. The field is in first class condition, wiljha hard sod and a perfectly level grcrond. Indications for a large at tend ance were manifest early in the afternoon. Spectators were four deep in the grand stand before two o'clock. The university band was the first to make its appearance and headed a band of medical students around the ground leading a donkey. The animal wore trousers of Michigan colors. At 2:30 the bleachers were full and the Uni versity band was in front of the grand stand playing without cessation. The Michigan crowd is much in evidence and sings enthusiastically "In God We Trust." The telegraph pole* and trees are full of spectators and the most intense excitement prevails. The Michigan team was the first to arrive on the field. The Michigan substi tutes arrived with drums pounding and colors flying and were greeted with "Poor old Mich" by the Minne sota rooters. The Michigan team was in position kicking goal at 2:15 and several miss es were the occasion for the utmost efforts of the Minnesota elocutionists. Michigan money is beingfreely offered and joist as freely taken although the betting seems to favor Michigan a trifle. The Minnesota team arrived on tae field at 2:25 and was greeted by the wildest cheering. The general VOLUNTARY LIQUIDATION. Consolidated Grocers of America Go Out of Busjness. Peoria, 111., Oct 31.-*-S. W. McQuaid, a prominent grocer of Des Moines and interested in a number of other grocery stores, has announced the end of the Consolidated Grocers of Amer ica, which was organised last Febru ary with $1,500,000 capital and which It was proposed should control the leading retail grocers of the country. It was organized by Flavel Shurtleff, a retail grocer of Peoria, and N. Kawin of Chicago. Two Peoria stores were secured and afterwards four in Chi cago, one in Galesburg and the store of W. V. McQuaid of St. Paul. Later H. W. McQuaid of Des Moines ob tained an interest, Mr. Shurtleff drop ping out. One of the Peoria stores closed last Saturday and Mr. McQuaid, says the other will close shortly. The closing of the stores in Chicago and! Galesburg will follow, but the Mc Quaids will cqntinuie the Des Moines i andjSM2aul stores^ r-*K McQuaid assigns as a reason for the closing of the several stores I that the Consolidated Grocers of i America was not a financial success. The stores were not paying ventures and the company will go out of exist ence. MR. CARNEGIE'S OPINION. Says It Is a Good Thing to Squeeze Water Out of Stocks. New York, Oct. 31.Andrew Carne gie, who, with his wife and daughter, returned from Europe during the day, believes that the collapse of the Unit ed States Shipbuilding company was not without good results. He said concerning the failure: "It was no surprise. The British papers have been predicting it right along. It will result in the salutary reduction of values and the bringing of everything to a healthy condition, It is a good thing to squeeze the water out of some stocks. The standard se-j curities are as good as ever." In Teply to a question whether the Schwab methods had been severely criticised in England he said: "That was inevitable. When a man is down everybody is ready to, kick him." Smallpox in Indian School. Sparta, Wis., Oct. 31.Smallpox has made its appearance in the Indian school at Tomah, though in a mild form,- which it has assumed every where in the past two years. Never theless, a strict quarantine is main tained, prohibiting any one from the outside entering the grounds. All the Officials of the institution are affected by the quarantine. THE DAILY PIONEER. GREAT CROWD AT FOOTBALL GAME The Michigan-Minnesota Football Game Takes Place Under Almost Perfect Conditions. imuression before the game was that Miunesota must score within the first six minutes to make the chances even. Minnesota won the toss and went to the left goal. Umpire Clark, of Chi cago, will be the referee. Tbe lineup for the game is as fol low*: MinnesotaRogers, left end anu captain Webster, left ^tackle: Warren, left guard: Strathern,center Thorpe, right guard: Schacbt, right tackle Marshall, right end Davies, left halfback Harris, quarterback Jrsfield. right halfback Current] full back. Miehisran--Hammond, fullback Graver, right halfback NorerosJ. quarterback Heston, left halfback Longman, right end Muddock. night 'tackle Gooding, right guard Greg ory, center Slnilte, left guard Curtis, left tackle Redden, left end and cap tain. Minnesota finished strong in the ffrsb half. Michigan was not up to form in the first ffve minutes play but tse game is acknowledged the closest in five years at Northrop field. At the conclusion of the first half the crowd is wild with enthusiasm. The Minnesota band is playing and the bleachers are yelling. Girls in the grandstand stand up and wave their handkerchiefs and take active part in the cheering. Minnesota eooters" are enthusiastic. Looks like Minnesota's game. 4:4 ")Play is the fiercest ever seen on Northrop field. Minnesota stands excellent chance. Both sides playing strong. Minnesota enthusiasm knows no bounds. Looks like tie game. GREAT MASS MEETING HELD. Laboring Men Want Special Legisla tive Session. Buito, Mont., Oct 31.A great mass meetiyj was held at the Auditorium last night under the auspices 4Qh" Silver Bow Trades and Labor Assem bly. The meeting was called to con sider the desperate condition of af fairs that confronts the worklngmen of this city and state and to give ex pression to their belief that Governor Toole should call an exti^ session of the legislature. Resolutions were adopted along the line planned by the projectors of the meeting and a committee of fifteen ap- poInte proK mlnori wh lf A wher ar am Ran Into an Open Switch. Hutchinson, Kan., Oct. 31.A Santa Fe westbound passenger train ran into hJs home iphilanthropist, an open switch at Howell and crashed into a freight train which was standing on a siding. A tramp named Stevens was kiFTed and another was seriously injured. The baggageman and expressman were painfully in jured and several passengers were badly shaken up. With the object of fostering the growing demands in America for Rus sian goods the volunteer fleet is or ganizing a regular passenger and freight service to ports in North Amer ica. BEMI-DJI, MINNESOTA, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 31, 1903. TEX CENTS PER WEEK. them to Montana's chief executivee,nt A majority of those present were wcr recent i rour thrown out of work th th injunction order of Th gat me fro hering included ever craf an( 1 wal telegram from Great Fallsk says Hn thfir wa Bu wi] 1 mfl(! Senator Unitedd0 States. Parl Gibson an Wt.t A otr rcrisisr. fo a I the industriahl conference on FRAUD ORDER ISSUED. Negro Pension Bureau Barred From the Use of the Mails.*- ter general has issued an order deny ing the use of the malls to the Ex Slave Mutual Relief Bounty and Pen sion association of Washington and I. H. Dickinson, treasurer T. Starr MunfAee, secretary, and R. E. Gil christ, financial manager, all of this city, for using the mails to defraud. The association was formed during the last session of congress shortly after the. introduction of Senator Han na, "by request," of an ex-slave pen I sion bill. The inspectors' report on the case says that "Muhfree is a,col I ored^erook of the worst type." He formerly operated the Soutnern Sup ply company in Nashville where he rthen lived, and was arrested for that offense. The pension scheme is rle clared to be one of the most bare faced frauds over brought to the at tention of the postoffice department, i The promoters realized a of money from it. BRIEF BITS OF NEWS. George T. Hoagland millionair~ Washington, Oct. 31The postman- naker. inspector of the state! board of h"ulth, has reported to Secretary Egan that there had been found on investigation ZW cases of smallpox in ine coWjiBMp oi impagc, win county, and the township of Lenient, Cook county. large sum Major Howze Exonerated. Washington, Oct. 31.The war de-! partinent has made public the report I and findings in the ease of Major Hob-' ert L. Howze. charged with cruelty in the Philippines: The findings of the -board exonerate Major Howze, who was then lieutenant colonel com manding the district where the al leged cruelties took place. is dead a St. Joseph, Mo., aged ninety years. Captain Nathaniel G. Herreshoff. de signer and builder of several Amer lea's cup defenders, is seriously ill from pneumonia. Secretary of War Root and Mrs. Root have sailed from Liverpool for the United States on board the White Star line steamer Celtic. Professor Mommsen, the German historian, has suffered a severe apo plectic stroke. His left side is para lyzed and there is little hope of his recovery. S 4 New York, Oct. 31.General Organ izer Eichelberger of the Amalgamated Butcher Workmen's union of North America asserts that 60,000 out of the 78,000 members of the union will, in all probability, go on strike in sym pathy with the 2.000 sausagemakers and canners who have quit in tho packinghouses in Chicago for an in crease in wages of 25 cents a day. One Man Burned to Death and Five Severely Injured. Philadelphia, Oct. 31.One man was burned to death and live others severely injured during a llro which destroyed the large grain elevator of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad com pany and the four-story flour rolling mill of W. S. Woodward & Co. Harry McWilliams, who was at work on tho roof of the Woodward building, wan burned to death and John B. Lyons, Daniel Murphy, Gustav B. Qrinow, John Burns and John Myers were pain fully injured by falling walls. Los*, $200,000. CHILD'S LIFE LOST IN FIRE. Two Others Badly Burned and Woman Made Insane. Wabasha, iwunn., Oct. 31. The bouse and buildings of John Faulha ber, who Uvea on a farm ten miles from this city, were destroyed by tire and his seven-year-old son burned to death. Two other children were bad ly burnod and his wife was driven in sane by fright. The manner In which the fire orig inated cannot be learned, as the chil dren who escaped are too Kinall to give any account and their mother is a raving maniac. Colonel Holland May Recover. Fort MadlKon, la., Oct. 31.The con dition of Colonel Holland, who was injured in the Santa Fe wreck at I lean Lake, Mo., is greatly Improved. Ho regained consciousness during the night and hi.s physician stales that his chances for recovery are at present good. Hundreds of Cases of Smallpox. Springfield, 111., Oct. 31.Dr. E. F. AIL TO BRING^ BIG PRICES. Sale of Madame Diss de Bar's "Spirit Pictures." York. Oct. 31.Diss do Bar's New "spirit pictures," through which the madame IH said to have defrauded the late Luther It. Marsh of a large for tune, are now on *ale hero, but the works, many of which are said to have been executed by the brushes of mas ters, do not bring record prices. Competent judges Considered the gem of the collection to be a well ton BAD WRECK O N BIG FOUR i Indianapolis, Oot. 31.A heavily loaded passenger train on the Big Four was wrecked hear this city this moruinsr. Fifteen people are killed and at least thirty seriously injured, The wreck was the result of a head -on collision. One of the coaches was Fifteen People Killed and Thirty Injured, Including Members of Purdue Football Team. FINANCIERS DITCHED IN COLORADO "The Question li now belne nut to strikers in every way possible." LARGE ELEVATOR DESTROYED. 1 canvas attributed to Rembrandt. I The painting was at least a well exe cuted copy and the tones were ex quisite. It brought only $197.50. It is said hiss de liar got the pic tures from a collector, covered them wit a paste of chalk and water and. I been one of the most sensational in deftly placing In each hand a wet the history of Western Michigan, sponge declared while giving exhibi-1 The romance which led up to Ba- tions for the benefit of Marsh that she ker's proposing marriage to the young began Rembrandt, and by a few passes was in turn Gerome, Van Dyke or woman the I deatB at Olivett college. Several hun- rapparently blank canvas was made to dred letters, written to Miss Adams glow with color. At last accounts sin- by Baker, were read in'court and a I was languishing in an English jail,. number from the young woman to the pioneer and .having failed to impress London defendant were also introduced as judges with her alleged supernatural i evidence. gifts. REBELS HOLD CABLE LINES. Messages Cannot Reach American Minister at San Domingo. Washington, Oct. 31.A cablegram received at the state department from United States Minister Powell, at San Domingo reports that conditions in i the republic are in a state of great The railroad guards encamped at the disturbance The state department is city gates it is explained, reoecupled making vigorous efforts to communi- the city because the Chinese govern- cate with Mr. Powell by cable but with ment refused to comply with certain unsatisfactory results ow completely demolished. The Purdue football team was among the pas sengers. St-vernl of the members were seriously injured. A special train wsth several physicians has been sent, 10 the scene of the disaster. The wreck is said to be the worst in the history of the lVis Four. a referendum voto." said he. "and the votes will all bo in by Monday. The sympathetic strike will be ordered if a settlement of tho strike In Chicago is not speedily reached. The prin cipal packing centers to be affected by strikers are Chicago, St. Louts, Kansas City. St. Joseph, Mo.. Omaha and South Omaha. "Our organization is a unit on the question of supporting the Chicago I tact that tno insurgents appear to oe in possession of the land telegraph lines connecting the capital. San Do mingo, with the cable station on the east const. Incidentally this also has interrupted communication with Ven ezuela. So, to guard against any fur ther cable lapses, the state depart ment is sending through the navy de partment written instructions to Min ister Powell for his guidance during the revolution and these will go for ward on the Baltimore, which sails during the day from Hampton Roads directly for San Domingo. REMAINS LIE IN STATE. Thousanda Pay Tribute to Mrs. Bootli Tucker. I Chicago, Oct. 31.Tribute to the I memory or Mrs. Booth-Tucker, the I Salvation Army leader, wan paid by thousands of her friends in Chicago during tho day. At 11 o'clock the body was taken to Princess rink. where it lay in state unlil 7 in the evening. Before a canvas bearing In largo letters the words, "Faithful Unto Death," the body rested, while multi tudes of Salvation Army followers and friends silently passed by the coffin. The casket, guarded by two Salvation Army cadets, stood before the same platform where Mrs. Booth Tucker once spoke at a meeting con ducted by her father. General William Booth. On the coffin lay Mrs. Booth Tucker's Bible, which had been given her by her mother just before the lat ter's death fifteen years ago. EXTENDED CABINET MEETING. Portions of President's Message Read and Discussed. i Washington, Oct. 31.For nearly two hours the president and five mem bers of thls cabinet were In consulta tion In the regular cabinet meeting. Secretaries Hoot. Shaw. Moody and Wilson are absent from the city. During a considerable part of the meeting the president's annual mes sago to congress was under considera I tion, portions of It being read and I discussed. Secretary Hitchcock presented to I the president some of the latest devel i opments in the land frauds in the Northwest. He declined to discuss them at the conclusion of the meeting, but .said he would issue a statement 1 regarding them in a few days. YOUNG WOMAN SECURES $30,000. Verdict in Sensational Breach of Promise Case. Grand RtpidB, Mich., Oct. 31.-Mis3 Henrietta Adams of Caseville, Mich., has been given a verdict of $30 00O against Robert Stuart Baker, a well known young society man of this city. for breach of promise. The trial has when both were stu- EXPLANATION BY RUSSIA. Reoccupation of Mukden Not in Oppo sition to Open Ports. St. Petersburg, Oct. 31.The for eign office here declares that the re occupation of Mukden, Manchuria, by Russian troops is not connected with the question of the commercial ports. iiiK to the demands of the Russian commissioner.