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St. Paul and Vicinity—Fair. Minnesota—Warmer Friday, with showers. Saturday fair and colder In west; showers in east portion. VOL. XXVII.—NO. 281 CALLS ROOSEVELT PSEIDOWUBLICAN JOHN SHARP WILLIAMS DISPENSES PEPPER Leader of the Democrats in Congress Takes Issues With the Assertion That His Party Is Not One of Con structive Policies—Says Presi dent's Writings Are an Uninter rupted Stream of Criticisms LOUISVILLE, Ky, Oct. - 6.—Con man John Sharp Williams opened the Democratic campaign in Louisville tonight at a meeting which drew a large crowd to Seventh street armory. The meeting was preceded by a long parade of the Democratic club, car rying Parker banners and Japanese lanterns. Mr. Williams' speech was pitched in a key of intense sarcasm, dealing mainly with the Roosevelt administra tion and the policy of the president as set forth in the letter of acceptance. He took some time to answer the charge that the Democratic party is not a party of constructive statesmen. "They say we are the party of retro gression and criticism," said Mr. Wil liams. "To answer this it is only nec essary to refer them to the adminis trations of Jefferson and Jackson, the founder and the upholder of the prin ciples we revere. Both of these presi dents were pre-eminently of the con structive school. "Compare their record with that of this man in the White house, this pseudo American statesman and tho Republicans whose leader he is. The attitude of the Republican administra tion, backed by the party on three of the principal issues of the campaign— REDUCE ARMAMENT SAY MEN Of PEACE In Connection With the Boston Congress Cardinal Gibbons Defends Belgium BOSTON, Mass., Oct. 6. —The arrest nnd subsequent reduction of military and naval armaments throughout the world wms called for today at the ses sion of the international peace con gi ess, when resolutions were adopted < xpressing the hope that the first task which the world's new convention sug gested by President Roosevelt should take up would be the gradual disarm ament of the powers. The thanks of the congress were ex tended to President Roosevelt for his pledge to take the first steps towards a convocation of a new internationat peace conclave. Gen. Nelson A. Miles was the prin cinal speaker tonight at a congress meeting held in Park Street church to consider the question of the reduction of armaments and the ..... cc of great armies and navies.. Congressman Samuel W. McCall presided and sev eral prominent men voiced their opin ions. Another meeting, devoted to a dis cussion of the responsibilities of edu cation in creating right ideals of inter national life, was held in Tremont tem ple. Prof. Francis G. Peabody, of Har vard university, presided, and the speakers included Baroness yon Sutner and Dr. Yamei Kin, of China. CanHaal Gibbons has written a let ter to Rev. Edward Everett Hale, in which he says "Had I been able to be present I would make it my duty to say a word In vindication of the policy of Belgium In the Congo state. The representa tives of the different European pow ers at the Berlin conference were com- pelled to express their admiration and praise of the noble ideals of the found er of the Congo state and of the splen did results achieved through his hu mane policy. "The Italian representative, speaking of the perseverance of the king of the Belgians In the civilization and devel opment of the Congo state, said: 'For eight years with rare constancy he (the king) has spared neither trouble nor personal sacrifice for the,success of a generous and philanthropic en terprise.' In terms no less flattering rpoke the British representative, Sir Edward Malet, and likewise 'Chinese' Gordon. Lord Curzon. too, says: 'Civ ilization, the development, the pres ent prosperity of the Congo state, the peace that now nestles in its only tur bulent bosom, are all the fruits of the toil and sacrifice of the Belgians.' "Keeping in view all this, it would be greatly tc Ise regretted that a con ference which bears the very name of peace should discuss a question which is calculated to arouse enmity and strife. Moreover, such a discussion j would of necessity be one-sided and j unfair, insomuch as the representatives I of the Belgian government would have no opportunity to re*ply to the charges made against its administration of the Congo, nor to present their own case." ThE OixLY CEIVOCRATIC £T>i.X*vftft'(Et^e*VM?f.4? Of GL L HAS. CIRCULATION IN THE KOHTHWEST THE ST PAUL GLOBE '- •'_ ■ . i ■ ,_ ' i . the tariff and the trusts and official rascality—is that of your true obstruc tionist. They borrow as their slogan a phrase from the gambler's table, 'Stand pat.' "Indeed, if you would find a key to the makeup of Theodore Roosevelt, go read his writings, which are an unin terrupted stream of criticism. He has attacked almost every president who preceded him. He has even attacked the South and the courage of the Southerner, although this might possi bly have been done with the object of making the North forget that his mother was a Southerner." The occupation and government of the Philippines under Republican rule came in for a considerable share of Mr. Williams' attention. Referring to the statement in President Roosevelt's letter of acceptance that the islands are at present unfit fcr self-govern ment, Mr. Williams declared that if they are unfit for self-government they are unfit for government by the United States. "No Democratic administration," said the speaker, "has added to the United States one foot of territory which was unfit at the time or thereafter to servp as a home for Americans and their families." AUTOMOBILE PLUNGES OVER AN EMBANKMENT Three Persons Killed and All the Oth ers in the Vehicle Injured NEW TORK, Oct. 7. —While speeding along in the Bronx this morning an au tomobile containing nine persons of New York went off a twenty-flve-foot embankment fit One Hundred and Six ty-first street and Jerome avenue, and one woman, Albert Noyes, the chauf feur, and an unknown man were kill ed. The machine fell onto the New York Central railroad tracks and the wreckage was struck by a south-bound train.' In the automobile were five women and four men. Besides those killed all the others in the automobile were in jured. The body of Noyes was found under neath the pilot of the locomotive hor ribly mangled. FIRE OCCURS ON BOARD CRUISER WASHINGTON Is It Work of Conspirators Like the Injuries to the Connectucut CAM DEN, Oct. 6. —Fire of unknown origin occurred tonight in the hold of the cruiser Washington, being built for the government at the yards of the New York Shipbuilding company. So far as is known no one was on the cruiser within five hours of the time the flames were discovered. The fire originated in a heap of sawdust and was extinguished before the vessel was seriously damaged. Ciapp Goes on Talking. HARTFORD CITY. Ind., ,: Oct. 6 — • Senator Moses E. Clapp, of Minnesota, opened. the Republican _ campaign :in Blackford county" tonight with a speech in the ; court house. He dis- ■ cussed national ; issues generally. f THE NEWS INDEXED 6- '—a PAGE I Fighting May Be*in Progress at Muk ■-den'" : ■-," ", '■'^■■'.. ■""--./*." Williams Prod.r Rooseveltism .; V Scofieid Nominated Wisconsin Stal- ; - warts - for Governor • *.? ?—' , j? ", PAGE II State Sues Congressman Bucknian -.; Dickson Decides Against Northern Pa cific : ■ii:V;]:"f;>> Success of Twin City Exhibit Pleases :- . > ■ PAGE 111 Politics Minneapolis Matters - n ;_: • . PAGE IV Editorial Comment News of the Northwest PAGE V In the Sporting,.Wor!d<.- -^ i- ?v --,.- ' ; News «f the Railroads - i;- -^ \ P"AGE VI '_' ' -:' !- . Of "Interest to Women " - ; PAGE VIM .N ::^t^ Popular Wants ' —.:*-' PAGE IX ' .-.'..•■_ Financial and Commercial ' ---.-' PA3E X Business Announcement FRIDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 7. 1904—TEN PAGES ,; : ; ,— -_ is*—_ :._—_ . . . .■? . —'—>-- — : „ —. ,— i ; —; -—; ;" ' '. J — ; f~ The Duck-Cm a Duck Swim? Yes, but Nit When the Pond Is Frozen Up COLLECT ILLEGALLY Charge Against Former IMinne apoSitans, Under Arrest CINCINNATI, Ohio, Oct. 6.— W. J. Sullivan and Edward Daniels, who are said to comprise the Caxton associa tion, a so-called collecting agency, were arrested today on an indictment returned by a federal grand jury, charging them with illegally collecting newspaper subscriptions. According to Postoffice Inspector Holmes, they first began operations in Minneapolis, whence they removed to Niles, Ohio, coming to Cincinnati about a year ago. Their alleged operations consisted of securing from trade, class and special publications lists of alleged delinquent subscribers. A system of dunning let ters -was used. The first of these was a simple request to pay the bill alleged to be due, and this was followed at in tervals of two weeks by stronger com munications, suit finally being threat ened. If this did not bring a reply the matter was dropped. "Many of the bills," said Col. Holmes, "were to persons who had subscribed for the papers for a short time, but to whom the publishers continued sending the journals. In many cases payment was demanded for a period not due." Waggaman's Debts WASHINGTON, Oct. 6.—A schedule of the assets and liabilities of Thomas E. Wafrgaman, the real estate agent and former treasurer of th£ Catholic univer sity, who was recently declared a bank rupt, was filed today. It shows assets of $5,607,926 and liabilities of $4,622,940. Cuban Soldiers Are Paid HAVANA, Oct. 6. —Payments dire members of the Cuban revolutionary army were begun today. ARCHBISHOP INSPECTS TENEMENTS aWMt I; JMB^MBHHCTjMBBMBF'^^^PjBBJB6|t^-^MJ^BJP^B^^3j^^^JHBHBMi Mtfef- ? . W&mmm£ w Mmm 81 -ft" I • : The Prfmate of All England and Booker T. Washington Doing, the Stems of New York LOCK HER IN VAULT Robbsr Treats Woman Bank Cashier Harshly TRETNOR, lowa, Oct. 6.—A robber entered a savings bank here this after noon and compelled the assistant cash ier, Miss Frances Flood, to give up $1,700. Then the robber drove the woman, who was alone in the bank, into the big vault and locked her in. Customers going into the bank half an hour later heard the woman's screams for help and released her. WOMAN DIES OF G§IEF OVER FATAL MISTAKE LEON, lowa, Oct. 6. —Grief because she shot her husband was the caus« assigned by physicians for the death of Mrs. Peter Levy. She recently shol and killed her husband, whom She mis took for a chicken thiti. Mrs Christine Terhune Herrteh'e . Page tor Is an exclusive and notab's feature of the ' - CONVICTS CET AWAY Seven Escape From South * Dakota Penitentiary Special to The Globe SIOUX FALLS, S. D., Oct. 6.—One of the most sensational escapes in the history of the Sioux Falls penitentiary occurred at 5 o'clock this evening, when seven desperate prisoners made a break for liberty. The escape was made from - the . new building ?. which is ■'■ in course of construction at the peniten ttßry. An alarm was promptly given, and every available guard and attache of the prison was : speedily . in pursuit. After an exciting : chase v two of r the fugitives, James Andrew and Thomas Burns, both under sentence of twelve years for * highway robbery, were re- ] ; captured. The ■ five who are; yet at lib- : erty are: Frank Howard, under sen tence .' for -;' postoffice 1 robberyV r" Frank • Taylor, serving eight i years for tmaif& "Bti.fgla.ry; George White, under sen * tence of seven yestrs and six months for burglary;-John Lee, under sentence of four years for glary,- and Ed Gor- 5 don, under sentence of four, years.for po st oftftW-Tob be r y. .••" - - *=V -•;•';-•' ' f»»^:^a&X. "■'?■■ '•'■ '-■'.' . -:--^:.";- •■■ LOSS ALMOST a t:^M MILLION on corn; ;Special to The Globe • "/_ • '■'-•:.: i^ CHICAGO, Oct. 6. — : syndicate of New York and -Minneapolis in • corn are v walking,.thV floor tonight de- 5 vising plans to get from under the big gest ; corn crop ever raised in the United S . States. Ten weeks ago ; they 1 began a ■ .campaign, on the bull side of : >; corn. Their losses - tonight " are estimated at rococo. PRICE TWO CENTS HARD BATTLE MAY BE ON NEAR MUKDEN SILENCE OF THE CITY IS OMINOUS Rumor That Kuroki Has Broken Through Russian Divisions and Advanced Upon Mukden in Force —Japanese May Have Won an Im portant Victory—Great Confusion in the City The significance of a Mukden dispatch noting an unusual activity in that place is the subject of much speculation at St. Petersburg. The theory that it indicates the purpose of Gen. Kuropatkin to evacuate Mukden is not generally accepted, military officers surmising that the commotion noted is in connection with a movement to check a Japanese flanking op eration. In Russian official circles some credence is given to the ru mor that Admiral Wiren has left.Port Arthur with his ships, the confusion resulting because a severe storm on Tuesday is regarded as having made such a dash possible. There are in dications that the Russian warships in the Baltic will soon be dispatched to the far East. PERHAPS A BATTLE IS ON Special Cable to The Globe HARBIN, Oct. 6.—Nothing has been heard from Mukden in morje than two hours and grave apprehension is felt. Ru mors that Kuroki has broken through the divisions shifted northeastward to oppose his rear attack and advanced on that city in force have been current since early last evening. The latest dispatches describe panic among civilians and confu sion in the army. It is feared the Japanese either have won an important victory or that their approach has caused a disorderly retreat toward Tie pass. c No dispatch has come from the pass since yesterday afternoon. The wires apparently are undisturbed, but the operators here are unable to raise southern points. It divisions along the eastern road fhat may have been cut off. by Kuroki are likely to be annihilated or captured piecemeal. TOKYO, Oct. 6.—ln addressing the members of the united clearing houses of Tokyo today Count Okuma, the leader of Continued on Seventh Page HE AMUSES CROWD Dr. Harper Says Sane Men Sometimes Talk Foolishly PEORIA, Ilk, Oct. 6.—President Wil liam R. Harper, of the University of Chicago; caused much merriment today as a witness in the contest of Wash ington Corrington's will. He had been summoned, together with Prof., Albion W. Small, by the trustees named in Corrington's will to found a university with his estate. The object was' ta .prove by the testimony of Drs. Harper i and Small that Corrington was of sound mind when he made his will and cut off his heirs. Dr. Harper testified regarding visits I Corrington had made to him and dis cussions relative to Corrington's idea of founding a $1,000,000 university. He said he met Corrington first in 1896 or 1897. Subsequently he visited his house with Dr. Small. He had met him also at the home of Dr. Sisson, of the Brad ley institute. One of the subjects of I conversation was the proposed educa tional institutions. Dr. Harper had suggested that Mr. Corrington combine with the Bradley institute, suggesting that more good I would be accomplished in this manner, | but to this view Mr. Corrington did not : subscribe. He had inquired in detail of the association of Bradley with the I University of Chicago, the internal or j ganization of the University of Chicago I and the work done along agricultural lines. Dr. Harper testified that he con sidered the man of sound mind and capable of disposing of his property. On the cross-examination the attor ney for the heirs read several extracts from a treatise published by Mr. Cor rington entitled "The Übiquitous Spirit of the Universe."" These extracts con sisted of extraordinary -flights of lan guage and the. .attorney, attempted to show by the witness that a man over eighty-five years of age who would write matter of that character was not mentally sound, but this the witness would not admit, declaring, however, that he would like to hear more of the article read or know more of the man before passing finally on the question. . In answer to the question whether he would consider Mr. Corrington sane on all subjects Dr. Harper replied that he considered him a3 sane as the aver age man. "Do you think he was sane on the question of science?" "I don't know." "Do you think he was sane as to his property?" "Some people think no man is sane on the property question," replied the witness, while a ripple of laughter ran around the room. Continuing the cross-examination as to the extracts from the treatise, the attorney asked if this did not indicate a derangement. "I don't know," replied Dr. Harper. , "I've heard sane men say so many fool ish things that I would not necessarily ' conclude that a man was insane be- I I cause he said foolish things." READ THE GLOBE THE ONLY LIVE NEWSPAPER IN ST. PAUL NAMES SCOFIELD IN THE PUCE OF COOK Former Governor of Wisconsin Is Chosen to Lead the Stalwart Faction MILWAUKEE, Wis., Oct. 6.—Samuel A. Cook, of Neenah, has withdrawn from the head of the stalwart Repub lican state ticket and is succeoiied by ex-Gov. Edward Scofield. The selec tion, of Scofield will be ratified by the stnte central committee tomorrow. Mr. Cook issued a statement to the public tonight giving his reason for with drawal from the stalwart ticket. The gist of his statement is a review of his past utterances that he would with draw unless a decision by the supreme court was in his favor. "Therefore, in conformity wit* the understanding when I became a candi date," Mr. Cook says, "and feeling that one of the principal purposes of my candidacy, namely, to restore harmony and effectiveness to the party, has been made impossible by the conditions now existing, I respectfully withdraw as a candidate from the contest." Mr. Scofield made the following statement: j I have not much to.say. The situation explains itself. Mr. Cook has withdrawn from the head of the Republican ticket and as soon as the proper formalities have, been observed I shall take his place. I am not an office-seeker, but I am proud of the honor conferred upon me and shall make an active and energetic canvass until the day of election. I a,m confident that I shall be elected. I have faith in the judgment and in the desire for fair play of the Republicans of Wisconsin, and am -certain that they will rebuke the high-handed methods by which Mr. La Follette attempted to steal the party con vention. I represent in this contest the Republican party of the state and my nomination comes through the regular party channels. The only tribunal that has passed upon the merits of the con troversy now in progress in the party in Wisconsin Is the national Republican con vention, which declared, after a most careful investigation of the subject, that the opera house convention was the reg ular one. The question of mandamus proceed ings before the supreme court to com pel Secretary of State Houser to place the list of Republican electors in both columns was left open, pending fur ther investigation by attorneys for the stalwart faction. The stalwarts have determined to remain in the field and have arranged for an active campaign from now until election. The stalwarts have adoptc-d the name of the "Nation al Republican," and their ticket will appear on the official ballot under th'.s name. The central committee of this faction of the Republican party will meet on Friday to pertoet plans for or ganization.