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For St. Paul and Vicinity—Probably showers. For Minnesota —Partly cioudy Tues day; showers In east and south. Wednesday fair; cooler in west. VOL. XXVII.—NO. 271 TAKES THE IRON RANGE BY STORM JOHN A. JOHNSON HOLDS SUCCESSFUL MEETINGS Democratic Candidates for Governor ank Lieutenant Governor Speak at Virginia, Hibbing and Eveleth— Thousands of Republicans in That Section Will Vote for Johnson Special to The Globe Virginia, Minn., Sept. 26.—John A. Johnson closed a successful day's in vasion of the iron range country with two rousing meetings tonight—one in this city and the other in Eveleth, four miles distant. Both meetings were most enthusiastic and encouraging to the Democrats. Here in ' Virginia, one of the most prosperous towns on the great Mesabi .range, miners were out in large numbers to hear the candi dates, and the same is true of Eve leth, where people were turned away. Mr. Johnson has made a most favora ble impression in this stronghold of Republicanism, and Winston's" name will he the cause of hundreds of Re publican pioneers of the range voting the Democratic ticket. It was the firm of Winston Bros. & Dear who did the first work in developing the range, and they are not forgotten. All over the range wherever the candidates stopped they were royally received. Chaperoned by National Committee man Hudson, the party left Duluth early this morning. The first meeting was held at Hibbing, where an im mense crowd had gathered. After a visit to the Mahoney mine, the party came on a special to Virginia. The Fay opera house could not accommo date the people, though all who could stood up. The enthusiasm was great. The meeting was opened by Messrs. Johnson and Winston, who later went over to Eveleth, where the meeting had been addressed by Mr. McDer mott and Martin Hughes, the latter coming to Virginia. Johnson Discusses the Issues "As I have said before,'' said Mr. Johnson in his speech here, "I do not propose to descend to personal abuse in the campaign, but there are certain BUSINESS IS SOUND British Agent Reports on Trade in the United States LONDON, Sept. 26. —The report of Seymour Bell, the commercial agent of Great Britain in the United States, of the trade of the United States for 1903-1904 was issued today. After pointing out the decrease in imports it says: "In part of the year the cli max of an almost unparalleled period of prosperity was reached and values were forced up to their extreme limits. Speculation was enormous and the overextension of business led even tually to a curtailment of credit. More securities were thrown on the country than it was able to absorb. A natural reaction set in and a contraction of business immediately took place. Large orders were canceled and a pe riod of comparative quiet commenced. The country requires time to rest and recuperate and the gambler time to forget this period of inflated prices and excessive speculation." Many manufacturers, says Mr. Bell, who neglected their business in at tempts to gain fabulous fortunes in WaH street, have now returned to their factories. He adds: "At the present time it would be ex ceedingly difficult to float a company of any size. The investing public will require considerable time to forget Its heavy losses during the late in dustrial boom. How long this period of recuperation will last depends largely upon the size of the crops. The present indications do not poin^ to a long period of low prices." The dumping of iron and steel, Mr. Bell says, has decreased and has in creased the cost of manufacture in America to a considerable extent.. He adrls: "It has been suggested in sev eral quarters that the dumping | was suspended for political reasons, the object being to stifle any agitation with reference to tariff questions. The general business of the country is ab solutely sound." Mr. Davis' Speaking Tour NEW YORK, -Sept. 26.—Daniel Mc- Conville, chairman of the speakers' bu reau of the Democratic national com mittee, today received a letter from Henry G. Davis in which the vice pres idential candidate said he had com pleted arrangements for his speaking tour through West Virginia. The start will be "made from Baltimore on Mon day, Oct. 10, after a meeting in that city which will be addressed by Mr. Davis. Senator Gorman, ex-Senator William P. Whyte, Senator Daniel, of Virginia, and ex-Senator Hill, of New Tork, will accompany Mr. Davis on his entire trip through West Virginia. THE ONLY DEMOCRATIC DAILY NEW9RAPER Of GENERAL CIRCULATION IN THE KORTHWEST THE ST. PAUL GLOBE issues which must be discussed and matters of record that cannot be ig nored. Down at Duluth my opponent emphasized his attitude on the gross earnings tax. He said he favored an increase of from 3 to 4 per cent, bat failed to explain why the Republican platform was silent on the question." Mr. Johnson presented his views on the primary election system. He as sured the people on the range that he favored good roads and dwelt upon the labor question and the rights of labor to organize. In referring to serious charges made against Mr. Dunn by Public Examiner Johnson, the speaker said the reports had been made public and the information was' available to all who cared to learn how mineral leases were handled and timber tres pass claims settled during the former auditor's term of office.. Mr. Johnson satisfactorily explained his attitude towards the state university and other state institutions. Mr. Johnson spoke for an hour and created a most favor able impression. The Hibbing Meeting At Hibbing, where the party arrived shortly before noon, a splendid recep tion was tendered Mr. Johnson. Sev eral j hundred Democrats and *a band met the train, and 2,000 people list ened to open-air addresses made by Messrs. Johnson, Winston, McDermott and Martin Hughes. The name of Winston up in this iron range country is a synomon of . range development. None was more astonished at the de velopment than Winston himself. If the iron range is the hotbed of Republicanism, there was nothing to indicate it in the manner in which the Democratic candidates were received today. Tomorrow the party will go to Two Harbors in the afternoon and Du luth at night. WHITEMAN HELD ON CHARGE OF FORGERY He Is Accused of Raising Small Drafts to Large Ones Special to The Globe NEW YORK, Sept. 26.—"Alonzo J. Whiteman was held today in the four courts at St. Louis for extradition to New York state on a charge of for gery,!' said Supt. Dougherty, of the Pinkertons, tonight.. "Our men and the St. Louis police got him Sunday as he was about to visit the world's fair. He is accused by "the Fidelity Trust company, of Buffalo, of swindling it with small drafts issued by coun -try banks and raised by him to large ones. Whiteman always lives well and dresses well. He was at one time may or of Duluth. He has been arrested many times, three times in New York city, the last time Feb. 21, 1901, for swindling the Hotel Navarre* He was then sentenced to two years and six months in Sing Sing prison, but got a new trial" Discipline Is Lax LONDON, Sept. 27.—The Mail's Liau-yang correspondent says: "The discovery' in abandoned Rus sian headquarters here of documents and orders from Viceroy Alexieff cashiering officer^ for abandoning po sitions and for drunkenness, etc, and censuring officers for lawless treat ment of Chinese, waste of ammuni tion and other offenses proves an amazing lack of discipline in Gen. Kuropatkin's army." THE NEWS INDEXED T PAGE I Coming Attack Upon Mukden Johnson Speaks on Iron Range Physicians Experiment With Hay Fe ver Where Assassinations Are Hatched Charles A. Morey Dead PAGE II Semi-Centennial Postponed PAGE ill Mgr. Gasquet Lectures at Cathedral City Engineer Cuts Telephone Wires News of the Railroads PAGE IV Editorial Comment PAGE V In the Sporting World News of the Northwest PAGE VI Minneapolis Matters Of Interest to Women PAGE VI I American Bar Association PAGE VIII Popular Wants PAGE IX Financial and Commercial PAGE X Politics TUESDAY MORNINQ, SEPTEMBER 27, 1904—TEN PAGES SWITZERLAND IS NEST OPTERRORISTS Assassination of Piehye and Other Russian Ministers Planned There ST. PETERSBURG, Sept. 26.—While some of the features of the plot wriicli culminated in the assassination of M. yon Plehve, the minister of the in terior, still baffle the police; the au thorities profess to be now perfectly certain that the conspiracy was hatch ed in Geneva by half a doxen Russian subjects, mostly Jews. The authorities know the names and addresses of the conspirators, but are unable to take legal action against them owing to the failure of the law of Switzerland to interfere with political refugees, and therefore, Russian terrorists are at lib erty from their haven in the Alps to keep up the work of assassination of ministers, so long as they are able to find emissaries willing to risk their lives t the organizers never venturing to carry out their own designs. Six men who engineered the Plehvp plot, according to the results of the Russian police investigation, are de clared beyond shadow of doubt to have organized the series of political crimes, with the exception of the murder of M. Bobrikoff, the governor general of Fin land, which began with the assassina tion of M. Bogdanovitch, governor of Ufa, on May 19, 1903, and ended with the blowing up of M. Plehve on July 28 of this year. Gerhumm, whose plot resulted in the assasination of Minister of the Interior Sipiaguinex on April 15, 1902, now turns out to have been only an emissary of the Geneva terror ists. Por the first time the fact is now revealed that M. Plehve's murder had been preceded by four abortive at tempts to encompass his death, which the department of police frustrated in the nick of time by the arrest of the would-be assassins, who were quietly imprisoned or banished. Only one of these attempts has hitherto become public and that was revealed by the accidental explosion of a bomb in the Hotel dv Nord in St. Petersburg. Sas oneff and two of his accomplices con tinue to maintain obstinate silence re garding the assassin of Plehve. Only one of the accomplices has confessed that he threw a bomb into the canal the morning of the assassination. Ber stein, the other accomplice, obeying the injunctions of the terrorists, re fuses to make any statement. INSULT AMERICANS Admiral SigsbeeTalks Business to Colombian Governor COLON, Sept. 26. — The American consulate at Carthagena having been twice besmeared with filth, Rear Ad miral Sigsbee, with his flagship, the Newark, was ordered to proceed to Carthagena and investigate the cir cumstances. The gunboat Newport, Commander Mertz, joined the flagship on Sept. 16. In a communication to the governor, Louis Patron, Admiral Sigsbee says: "I find your expressions of regret for the acts of indecency on behalf of yourself and your govern ment satisfactory, but that they have not been given sufficient publicity. I suggest additional precautions to pre vent a recurrence of such incidents and fuller publicity of the government's ex pressions of regret, in order to avoid a friendly visit assuming a more difficult feature." Gov. Patron complied by reiterating his regrets. Canadian Pacific President Approaches Special to The Globe WINNIPEG, Man., Sept. 26. — Sir Thomas Shaughnessy, president of the Canadian Pacific, left McLeod and. Moose Jaw tonight; will reach St. Paul on private train with Directors Angus Drummond and Hosmer over the Sdo line Wednesday. 1 \ Wptf.ft ffc jfitSLUurf&f^nttXt&t^^L. y^ Es" -~i^^Slf^^F "^^BKSBf- ' t v <L^^^^^^s /J» ■ THE BOOSTER—Don't forget to boost the other candidates, Bob. You know they're so busy they haven't had time to read Johnson's report IH BSKSSIiBI 11 ;First:,Chali3nsrjfc,of:tiie' Stwe Board of ?^l Control, D^d^St4?day:f~^ CHARLES A. MOREY hies mm President of Normal School ) Board and Once Member of State Board of Control Special to The Globe WINONA, Minn.,? Sept. 26.—Charles A. Morey, president of the state nep— trial board and one of the Original mem bers of the board of control, died sud denly this afternoon frajsi apoplexy. He had not been feeling well during the day and this afternoon went for a drive into the county wdth H. Cr"€ter vin, a friend. When four miles out from'the town he complained of feel ing faint and Mr. Garvin assisted hinr from their carriage to the side of the road. He soon became unconscious, was carried into a farm house, but died while medicaf aid was being sum moned by telephone. He was born in Vermont fifty-three years ago, and when eleven years old came with his parents to a. Wabasha county farm. He attended school in Lake City, and graduated from the Winona normal scl. toI in 1872. Two years later he becak c a professor in the school, and \'« I£7*"" was elected its president. This position he held for three years, resigning to take up the practice of law. For moreythan twenty-years he has ; been a "reTsiaerit director of the Winoua^ normal school and a member of'tHfe state normal board, being elected president" of the board a little over a year ago. He was an original member of the board of control, but resigned in 1901, affer a fall in tiie capitol at St. Paul that paralyzed' him for several months. It is now thought that thefall was prob ably due to a stroke. He had antici pated sudden death for some time past, and had placed his affairs in condition for such an event. Since a young man Mr. Morey has been active in the Re publican party. He was a member of the executive committee of the Repub lican state central committee for four years, up to the recent reorganization of the committee. Lately he had been working on a plan to-have the next. legislature pass an educational board of control bill. He leav€s his wife, one son and three daughter^. The eldest, Miss Jeanette Morey,*. fv a member of the faculty of the Winona normal school. Mr. Morey was very weir known In I St. Paul from his long .connection with the state normal school board and his service on the state boanfl of control, but more especially from bis intimate relationship with educational work and interest in the annual meetings of the State "Teachers 1 'Association. His last public service was his work as a member of a clj^irter commission which" draffed a new charter for his home ci^y, jgitterped after the St. Paul -eharte¥,' but'which failed a. month ago of adoption by the voters. In the last Republican state con t.vent!on it was .largely, through his po sition on the committee that drastic action was not 7 takeii by the Collins Continued pn T,hlfd Page FAVOR FOR FAVOR SIX PHYSICIANS ACQUIRE HAY FEVER Dr. William Dunbar Gives It to Them and Then Takes It Away To become a victim of hay fever, and to recover^.from It within an hour, was; the unique experience of local physi cians at the hands of Dr. William Dun bar, director of the hygienic institute of Hamburg, Germany, at the lecture given by him before the Itamsey Coun ty Medical society at the Commercial club last night. Dr. Dunbar is the discoverer of the true source of hay fever, the albumen ous substance in the pollens of grains and flowers, and of the antitoxin which cures it. He had with him last night several vials of the toxin secured from the pollens of wheat, golden rod and rag weed, which induces genuine cases of hay fever within a few moments after dropping in the eye.: He also had with him viajs of the anti-toxin which cures the disease. Last night, after the close of the lec ture, Dr. Dunbar called for volunteers on whom to demonstrate the power of the solutions. Drs. Schweitzer, Renz, Sneve, Taylor, Berymier and Odendahl ■came forward and allowed themselves to be .subjected to the action of toxin solution, the strength of which can be estimated when it is stated that fif teen parts of the toxin dissolved in 1,000,000 parts of water could induce hay fever in 5,000,000 people. After the toxin had been applied a few minutes were allowed to elapse, when the hay fever became apparent through sneezing and the blocking of the nasal passages. The antitoxin was then applied and the progress of the disease stopped. Dr. Dunbar is an American, and was born in St. Paul. He studied medicine in Germany, removing there with his parents at an early age, and twelve years ago became director of the in stitute which he has since built up to be the largest of its kind in the world. It Is a government institution. Dr. Dunbar is visiting friends and relatives in this city, and was the guest of the Ramsey County Medical society at a dinner given in his honor at the Commercial club last night. Phy sicians from all over the states of Min nesota and Wisconsin were present to hear his lecture, and to take part in an open discussion later. . Tomorrow Dr. Dunbar will inspect the medical departments at the strife university and will spend the day in Minneapolis. After remaining in St. Paul foy the remainder-of the-w«ek he Will leave for Europe. PEACE IS STILL AFAR Roosevelt's Announcement Not Taken Seriously In London Special Cable to The Globe LONDON, Sept. 26. — President Roosevelt's announcement that he will call a second peace conference has not set this part of the world afire. The announcement is ignored in editorial comment by most of the London pa pers and where discussed is not treated seriously, but rather .as a bit of po litical play incident to the presidential campaign. T^he Paris correspondent of the Times says: ■~"If any such suggestion comes be fore the war is over the belligerents might see in it disguised mediation. If, on the other hand, it is only put forward after the war is over, it will probably lead to little more than pious deliverances such as those that fig ured so prominently at the last peace conference." Pouches of Mail Burn RENO, Nev., Sept. 26.—A mail car on ths west-bound overland flyer on the Southern Pacific caught fire on the desert near Ocala, this state, this morning. Before the blaze could be extinguished half a dozen pouches of unregistered mail was partially de-' stroyed by fire and a dozen damaged by water. The car was badly scorched. PRICE TWO CENTS r^'nts FIVE ARMIES MASS AGAINST RUSSIANS ATTACK ON MUKDEN WILL BE MOST SAVAGE Fiercest Onslaughts of the Japanese in Previous Stages of the Cam paign Will Be Surpassed by the Attack Now Pending—Japs Are Undertaking a Flanking Movement Indications are discerned at St. Petersburg that the Japa nese are planning a flanking movement against Gen. Kuro* patkin's Left, to eompe 1 retirement "from Sintsintin. G«n. Kuroki is supposed to design crossing the Hun river at a point considerably east of Mukden, from which he is expected to move down that stream and co-operate with an army from Sianehan, while Gens. Oku and Nodzu hold Gen. Kuropatkin south of Mukden. Japanese attacks on Da pass and San lungku are regarded as confirmation of this theory. Out posts of Gens. Oku and Nodzu have been in conflict with Cos sacks between Bentsiaputze and the railroad. RUSSES ARE NERVOUS Special Cable to The Globe MUKDEN, Sept. 26.-—The developments of the past twenty-four hours give more concern to army officers here than anything else that has happened since the battle of Liau yang> for it is apparent that the strength of the Japanese ad vance was vastly underestimated a few days ago, when Kuropatkin was less familiar with the enemy's position than he is tonight. Sharp skirmishes at more than a dozen points east of the peninsular railway and east as well southeast of this city and several severe outpost fights west of the rail road show that five gcea-t armies are massing against the Russian position, and that the attack on Mukden will be far more vigorous than the most furious onslaughts of the Japs in any other stage of the upper Manchurian campaign. CONTEMPLATES HOPELESS VENTURE ST. PETERSBURG, Sept. 27.—Tlie naval organ Kotlin to day publishes an article predicting that Rear Admiral Wirerj. will attempt to break out of Port Arthur with his ships and. return to Europe. The paper.admits that the task of escaping from Admiral Togo appears to be hopeless, if one takes for comparison Admiral Cervera's attempt to get away from Santiago, but adds that Wiren's men, unlike the Spaniards, have plenty war experience. PREDICTS GREATEST WAR IN HISTORY HONOLULU, Sept. 26.—Melton Prior, a British newspaper correspondent, who arrived here today from Yokohama, says he feels absolutely certain that the war in the far East -will lead to European complications and to the most awful war in the world's history. Mr. Prior complains that Japan has displayed bad faith toward all the correspondents. This, he says, is his twenty seventh campaign and it is the only one in which he has seen, nothing. He believes that, with the possible exception of the battle of Liau-yang, not one correspondent has seen a shot fired and he even doubts if the Liau-yang fighting was wit nessed by a newspaper man. NINE THOUSAND MEN ARE AT WORK AGAIN They Resume in Chicago Without Union Regulations of Any Kind CHICAGO, Sept. 26. —Nine thousand men returned to work without union regulations of any sort today, when the three Chicago branches of the In ternational Harvester work and the Pullman company reopened their shops after a shutdown of two weeks. The men not only returned to their former places as individuals, but agreed to reductions ranging from 10 to 20 per cent. Before the shutdown the International Harvester works recognized the labor unions, but with the announcement of a resumption of work today came the statement that the company would not renew its agrement with the trades unions and that the plants would be operated on a basis of fifty-seven and one-half hours a week, instead of fifty-four, with no increase in wages. The men accepted the ultimatum. TWO SHOTS FIRED AND THREE MEN ARRESTED Quarrel in Hotel Between Bartender and Two Visitors Brings Police Charles Johnson, R. C. Brown and H. Criskey, bartender at the City ho tel, were arrested at 2 o'clock this morning on the charge of disorderly conduct. " Johnson, and Brown went into the hotel shortly before 2 o'clock and ask ed the bartender for some lunch. He told them there was none and ordered them to leave the place. In the trou bue that ensued one of the men drew a revolver that was loaded with blank cartridges. Criskey chased them out into the street, and when outside fired two shots. The reports brought the police and all three were # taken to the central station. Dubois Challenges Fairbanks SPOKANE, Wash., Sept. 26.—A chal lenge to Senator Fairbanks to discuss Mormonism in his two speeches in Idaho has been made by United States Senator Fred T. Dubois. In an open letter to Senator Fairbanks Senator Dubois calls attention to the anti polygamy plank in the Democratic platform and demands to know the position of Senator Fairbanks on the question. READ THE GLOBE THE ONLY LIVE NEWSPAPER IN ST. PAUL MILITIA DISGRACED Will Be Mustered Out for Per mitting a Lynching MONTGOMERY, Ala., Sept. 26.— Gov. Cunningham today received the report of the military court of inquiry appointed to investigate the conduct of Company F. Alabama national guard, that was overpowered by the mob at Huntsville, Ala., which lynched Horace Maples, a negro. The report, which is signed by Col. T. S. Fraser, Capt. E. D. Smith and Capt. W. F. Vaiden, recommends that Company F be mustered out for inefficiency and that in the future ajl officers be re quired to pass an examination on the state military law before receiving commissions. Oct. 14 was the date fixed, for the mustering out of the commah. > The • court found that Cttpt. R. L. Hay had no definite plan q? '"ion and that most of the men had no loads in their guns, though plenty of ammuni tion was to be had, also that one sen tinel was overpowered and badly hurt by the mob. It was also found that members of the military company were cursed and assaulted by the mob after fire was set to the jail and that they lost their military identity in the crowds. It was further found that the attack on the jail found the military sitting around on the steps and curb stones eating supper; also that on the night of the mob there was an entire lack of concerted effort or plans for the protection of the jail or prisoners. CHAIRMAN TAGGART WILL WORK IN WEST NEW YORK, Sept. 26.—1t is under stood that Western headquarters for the Democratic national committee will be established at French Lick Springs, Ind., early ' next month, and in all probability will be under the direction of Thomas Taggart, chairman of the national committee. From French Lick the campaign will be directed in the states of Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin, Ohio, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, lowa and all the far Western states where there is the possibility of win ning electoral votes. INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., Sept. 26.—Na tional Chairman Thomas Taggart will give personal attention to the Demo cratic campaign in Indiana. In the execution of the plans agreed on at the New York conference if, a little later, it shall appear that the party has a fighting chance in Wisconsin, National j Committeeman Ryan, a member of the executive committee, will command In that state.